Rockfax Description
The neat slanting groove is a swine to enter. Climb steeply to its base and then improvise; if all else fails try it on your back. © Rockfax

FA. Ivan Waller 1928

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Peak Rock/3/ A Decade of Expansion, The Black Rocks 1949 Guide VS Challenge, CUMC First Ascents, Stonnis Allstars, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS).

Mark Duncan 23/Sep Lead rpt


Dimart 20/Sep 2nd rpt
with Mike
Hidden 16/Sep 2nd dog
Hidden 16/Sep Lead O/S
nickb1 15/Sep Lead
with josh
Hidden 22/Aug Lead O/S
Gordon W 29/Jul Solo O/S
Mark Duncan 21/Jul Lead O/S

Started raining so a bit dodgy on the feet but okay once got the chipped pocket for left foot.

Hidden 18/Jul Lead
Hidden 12/Jul 2nd
jimmysdead 05/Jul Lead O/S

Awkward moves to transition onto the slab but found it okay with a left hand fist jam

MikeyP 05/Jul 2nd
Hidden 26/Jun Lead O/S
Wayne S 26/Jun 2nd rpt
BHuthers 22/Jun Lead O/S

Excellent climb, getting past the bulge is pretty tricky

with James Cody
w-watson 14/May Lead
J.E.Spencer 14/May 2nd dog
C May 13/May 2nd O/S
with Ollie, Tim
Longsufferingropeholder 13/May 2nd
with C May
doughobbs 04/May Lead

hmm - made a fudge of the crux, being grit not limesotne and having spectators is my excuse and I'm staying with it!

with Olly Toogood (Cloggies), Al Aslin (Cloggies)
Peakphil ?/May -
with Bernie
Just_Waltr 23/Apr Lead O/S
with Alasdair Scott
daveeglover 01/Apr -
rurp 01/Apr Lead rpt

dave from spa

Steely12 19/Mar 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2017 -
HazelMacLean 26/Nov/16 Lead O/S

Woah, at some points neither my hands nor feet were in contact with the rock. I like a route that bamboozle me! All Hail Black Rocks!

Hidden 26/Nov/16 2nd O/S
PeteWilson 01/Nov/16 2nd O/S

my first route at black rocks, bit polished at the start but then soon relents.

with John P
FlavioL1989 29/Oct/16 Solo O/S
deacondeacon 29/Oct/16 Lead dog

Fell off. Unfortunately I survived which meant I had to get back on and climb it. Wet, green, miserable.

91dave 24/Sep/16 2nd O/S
cameron_hall 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Have possibly seconded this back in 2009, but have no record.

with Pete Uhe
will_benfold 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Lev 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
There's Always A Bigger Cam 01/Aug/16 Lead dog

Horrible. Hard to enter the groove. Not a fan of black rocks.

marklyon 22/Jul/16 TR O/S
with Becca Ahrens
Bec_ahrens7113 22/Jul/16 TR
cragsman9000 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Stood at the bottom and scoffed at how easy it looked. Grovelled my way to the top!

with Neil
Georgie25 16/Jul/16 2nd
Keith Swainson 16/Jul/16 Lead G/U
with Georgie
jungle ?/Jul/16 -
Hidden 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S
AngelaC 19/Jun/16 2nd
adamellis 08/Jun/16 Lead
Hidden 07/Jun/16 Lead
rachelanneggleshaw 09/May/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 18/Apr/16 Solo
LovelyMrTom 09/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Took a while to work out how to get established in the groove!

EeFu 09/Apr/16 2nd dog
Andypeak 25/Mar/16 2nd
gaz3212 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
db79 19/Mar/16 2nd dog
Circus 06/Dec/15 Lead O/S
with Seren
Hidden 06/Dec/15 2nd
OliverRoss 04/Oct/15 2nd
chrismadar 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Cake 04/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Matt
MaxR 24/Sep/15 2nd
tobyk 24/Sep/15 Lead O/S
lukehodson 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Very 'traditional'

with Heidi, Charlotte
charley 11/Aug/15 Lead rpt
JamesW2015 13/Jul/15 -
with Martin Harrell
Oo 05/Jul/15 2nd
Jimbo C 04/Jul/15 2nd

Awkward in the extreme. The style of climbing at Black Rocks takes some getting used to.

with Chris, Spiros
davidalcock 21/May/15 2nd
Tom Gale 21/May/15 Lead O/S
with Ken, Dan
mapperley samurai 21/May/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 21/May/15 Lead dnf
Nick Wallis 09/May/15 Lead O/S
with James Hall
The Reaper 22/Apr/15 2nd O/S
rurp 21/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Mark
andy_e 19/Apr/15 2nd O/S
ben.phillips 19/Apr/15 Lead dog
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead
davewsargent 15/Apr/15 2nd
with tony fidler
TonyF 15/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Dave Sargent
philmitch 10/Apr/15 Lead

Ended up pulling on a cam whilst on my back. Great fist jams Next time the balancy way.

Matt Fry 06/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Dylan
dmacmorris 06/Apr/15 Solo O/S

People always looked shocked when you top out without a rope.

Hidden 05/Apr/15 2nd O/S
TP 02/Apr/15 Lead
with Ben H
Nick1812P 27/Mar/15 Solo O/S


with speedy
amccann 27/Mar/15 Solo O/S
with Nick
Andypeak 09/Feb/15 2nd
Dimart 09/Feb/15 2nd dnf

Andy tried leading without finishing so we top roped it and climbed on top rope

with Andy
Philberry ?/Feb/15 Lead O/S


vinspin 25/Jan/15 2nd O/S
joese7en ??/2015 -
Hidden 30/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Sparkdogg 30/Nov/14 2nd

I did the 4c route!!!👍

Hidden 01/Nov/14 2nd
Eddie Shelbourne 01/Nov/14 Lead O/S

Nice route

Alex Riley 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Found this really hard, possibly just tired though.

dunk3607 ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
sgl 16/Aug/14 Lead
with Susie
Hidden 07/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Heggie 27/Jul/14 Lead
with James Owers
tombushell 13/Jul/14 Lead
with Ed
Stroppy 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
mapperley samurai 14/Jun/14 Lead rpt

Great, I thought this was a better route than say Sand Butress at 3 stars. Just put a smile on my face.

davidalcock 14/Jun/14 2nd
hodge192 12/Jun/14 Lead
AndyPagett 12/Jun/14 2nd RP

Fell trying to do the crux the balancy way out onto the nose, but managed it in the end.

rohai545 03/Jun/14 Lead
with Ross Morton
Hidden 03/Jun/14 2nd
loco wilko ?/Jun/14 Lead
with clare wilkins
HassenBali 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Mr Noble 25/May/14 2nd O/S
derekwwl 17/May/14 2nd O/S
with matthew williams
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead dnf
Bullybones 14/May/14 Lead
with Neil
DanChad 03/May/14 Lead O/S

First 5a lead! Good gear all the way up and an interesting and challenging crux make this an excellent climb.

Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Chris Murray 03/May/14 2nd

Dan's first 5a lead. He walked up it like it was a ladder.

timreynolds 11/Apr/14 2nd
with Ian
Hidden 11/Apr/14 Lead
steveprice.exmouth 11/Apr/14 2nd
jwhereat 11/Jan/14 -
IanGilbertJones ??/2014 -
DubyaJamesDubya ??/2014 -
Matt Cooke 24/Nov/13 Lead rpt
with Rosh
Oo 10/Nov/13 Lead
Hidden 29/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden 22/Sep/13 2nd dog
GermanAlex 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S

very nice, shame it's all over after that one move

with Robby
DanTT 14/Sep/13 2nd dnf

Al failed crux move - went up Lone Tree Gully again instead...

Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead
onlyfoddington 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S

Weird. One move/ sequence wonder. But a really cool and unusual 3d move.

with Steve R
schristophersmith 08/Aug/13 2nd dog
althesin 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
waldenmatt 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Mark H, Brian M
Alex.M-M. 11/Jul/13 Lead β
matthomas79 10/Jul/13 Lead O/S

First 5a lead for the year and a long time coming making the most of a pleasant evening after work.

str1nger ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with David Kirby
Lukem6 19/Jun/13 2nd O/S

one big move

with tom
Hidden 19/Jun/13 Lead dog
munch88 01/Jun/13 2nd β
with rob
robblowen 01/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with Munch, Jules
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
tsjx 19/May/13 Lead
with Bruce
andyclimber 07/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/13 TR O/S
pauldrew 21/Apr/13 2nd
with Kevin Sales
Radical-G 20/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Apr/13 2nd O/S
DaveB61 17/Apr/13 Lead
with Greg Jennings
jshields 17/Apr/13 Lead


pearson9596 04/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Lizzie Culwick
Hidden 11/Jan/13 2nd
nickb 11/Jan/13 Lead O/S
dan_blair87 ??/2013 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 Lead rpt
lbarras 02/Dec/12 2nd O/S
with jake
Jake Young 02/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Laura
karol dubas 26/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Phil Sadler
DigitalSteak 14/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Matt Cooke 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Rosh
Phil Layton 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Phil Laxton
ash longreach ?/Oct/12 Lead
Dan818 22/Sep/12 Lead dnf
SecretSquirrel 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Oceanic
Oceanic 16/Sep/12 -
mapperley samurai 30/Aug/12 Lead dnf

Looks simple from below but the move onto the slab past the block on the right is difficult. One for another day.

with Ben Moss
Radical-G 28/Aug/12 TR O/S

Epic move early on!

Hidden 26/Aug/12 -
pie_eater_pete 23/Aug/12 Lead O/S
davewsargent 22/Aug/12 2nd rpt
lukerockwalker 16/Aug/12 Lead dnf
with Christina Turtle
lukerockwalker 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S

It felt good to be climbing again, but rubbish to be weak and fail on a route I know I could/should be able to do. First fall onto a cam too, good.

with Christina Turtle
Hidden 25/Jul/12 2nd
Lilla Horvath 22/Jul/12 2nd dog
with Will
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead dog
gingerwolf 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
D.Andrew 26/Jun/12 Lead O/S
sambosanquet101 18/May/12 Lead
pldarch 18/May/12 2nd
with Sam
davewsargent 17/May/12 Lead O/S
Betha. 06/May/12 2nd O/S
with Neil D
Neil D 06/May/12 Lead O/S
with Nadeem Rahim, Beth Hodgett
Stefan_Morris 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Alex
alexcollins123 15/Apr/12 2nd
climb the peak 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
BRoe 10/Apr/12 Lead RP
MoWalker3 30/Mar/12 -
with Craig, Cormac
Twisty 30/Mar/12 2nd rpt
with Byron Buck
Byronius Maximus 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
gordonday 17/Mar/12 2nd
with clive
kabutsu ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
whitehouse_rhys ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 2nd
Hidden 30/Nov/11 Lead
Dirk Uhlig 04/Oct/11 Solo O/S
ianjdodd 01/Oct/11 TR RP
Hidden 16/Sep/11 2nd
riff156 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Jo Smith
wishicud climbHVS 02/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Been trying to climb this for 3 years! It's not hard, just really awkward!! Starting to get polished at the crux. Glad I finally climbed it without falling off but not really that good a route.

with my wife, she is nice.
adi bryant 19/Aug/11 Solo O/S
j.townley 14/Aug/11 TR
LP 12/Aug/11 Lead

Just a little bit damp but glad I was persuaded to lead it.Good smeary/udgy/laybacking.

robblowen 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden ?/Aug/11 Lead rpt
spragglerocks 04/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Bruce LMC
WalnutHorse 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead
Col Kingshott 14/May/11 Lead O/S
SteWatkins ?/May/11 -
shouter 24/Apr/11 Lead
colin milton 23/Apr/11 Lead
with martin
masa-alpin 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
gb83 16/Apr/11 2nd rpt
with masa
RossT 15/Apr/11 2nd
with Andrew Edwards
gb83 25/Mar/11 Lead O/S

very balancy move but once gained nice and straightforward; a great route.

Steve Palmer 25/Mar/11 2nd O/S

First VS. Definitely the best route of the day.

oddessy_uk 23/Mar/11 Lead dnf

Kept slipping at the 1st move, too frustrated to carry on so one for another day!

Hidden 12/Feb/11 Lead dog
Si dH 06/Feb/11 2nd rpt

Was really wet above the crux. Quite a good lead by Andy in the circumstances!

with Andy
Phil1967 18/Jan/11 2nd
with Dan
smudge 18/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Phil
Cornish Cream ??/2011 -
Scottish78 ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Josh Maye 16/Oct/10 TR
greenclimb 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Tala A 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Finished last bit in the dark on wet rock as it had rained the day before! Couldnt even see what gear I had. Fantastic route though, good jamming. Plenty of gear

with Jim
biffy 26/Sep/10 2nd

tight rope

rockman 26/Sep/10 Lead

Rushed at it and slipped twice off the crux. Then worked it out and did it properly.

with Peter B
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd
chrisbussell 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Nice climb to end a nice evening.

with Tim O'Neill
gemmasimpson77 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Had a bit of help on the crux!

with Pete
pete_81 04/Sep/10 Lead dog

No fall, used a #9 Hex & QD to help up over the crux!

with Gemma
CWMulcahy 02/Sep/10 Lead
grp 02/Sep/10 Lead O/S
jonathan watt 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S

loved this climb. Yes it's a bit balancy in places and slightly technical to enter the groove.

Mr. K 03/Aug/10 Lead dnf

Couldn't find anything sensible for my feet on the crux move. One for next time.

with Luke Saddler
bigdrew 01/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Micheal
Andrew Bangs 01/Aug/10 TR β

Led to the crux, did the first hard move, got stuck, down climbed. Easy on top rope. Will have to go back and try to lead it again.

with Dad
Ander 25/Jul/10 Lead

Boy wonder needed showing how to do it. He still couldn't.

Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/10 Lead
batterj2 24/Jul/10 2nd O/S
katyc 24/Jul/10 2nd
Footy564 16/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Facing forwards

with sam greggory
mattshort 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Jimb0 10/Jul/10 2nd
with Ander
Ander 10/Jul/10 Lead

Hot day, wonder how the friction would be better in the cold

with Jimb0
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Lead β
Jamie Buxton 05/Jul/10 2nd dog
with getk
AndyPagett 23/Jun/10 TR
with Phil Bentley, John Buckle, Adam Mitchell
rob wmc 20/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Alan
Hidden 02/Jun/10 TR RP
drysori 28/May/10 Lead
with Andy Gray
Stuart Hurworth 25/May/10 Lead O/S

Second attempt, after failed attempt in December. Much easier in summer conditions, without slimy rock! Difficult move to gain the groove still very challenging though.

Tomber 25/May/10 2nd β

Tricky crux at the start, but ok once you figure out feet placement!

bennevis 12/May/10 Lead dog

Great climb- fell twice on the crux but worked it out. You need to trust your foot work & step out towards the arete

with paul
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead O/S
Wayne S 01/May/10 Lead
jshields 28/Apr/10 Lead

Done 2 or 3 times previously.

Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead
hardoreVdiffBen 09/Apr/10 Lead O/S
arunthomas 09/Apr/10 2nd dog

A climb which pushed me to my limits with strength, balance and pain. Had to part with some skin before finally making it to the top.

with Pierce Ferris
LoneBoulderer 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
LivinITlarge 21/Mar/10 2nd rpt
with Joe
Hidden 01/Feb/10 Lead RP
bigdrew 01/Feb/10 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2010 Lead dog
RM199 ??/2010 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Hidden 09/Dec/09 2nd
Stuart Hurworth 09/Dec/09 Lead dnf

After much difficulty and trying/testing of different positions and two falls onto a hex at the back of the crux groove could not complete!! Very wet and slimy.

Barry D 27/Sep/09 2nd

Horrendous and at least 5a...

chumleywarner 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
charley 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Loved this climb, you really need to put faith in the friction....

with Peter, MarkB, Kev
Tithe Technique 20/Sep/09 2nd
with Peter Ziak, Ange, Steve Fletcher, Charley
valentinesbabe 20/Sep/09 2nd O/S

Fantastic climb

Maxim2023 17/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Awsomme climb my favourite so far!!!

with Mark Bennett
cj1970 10/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/09 2nd O/S
mic_b 08/Sep/09 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Sep/09 2nd
Zoomer 23/Aug/09 Lead

Hard to get round the flake at start after that a romp! Came down and watched a 15yr old calmly dispatch Gaia, awesome!

Jules 210681 23/Aug/09 2nd
Michelle_250 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Use of left edge and a lot of swearing got me through, pleasing lead.

with Ben
Hidden 09/Aug/09 2nd
hellboundblr 09/Aug/09 Lead dog

Slipped off at crux on to gear.

with Danny Smudge
bigdrew 26/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Sam1991 25/Jul/09 2nd

Reaffirms my loathing for the place in general. Just not climbing. I know there is some good routes at BR, but its just not for me. Good lead by Andy though, tough move for 5a.

with Andy J
SGD 12/Jul/09 Lead

This was bloody awkward....Great Fun!!!

with Angelika Renner
Adam1973 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Alex
climbingrev 15/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Tim did a brilliant job leading this. Crux really is balancey. Tim did back crall - I did front! Any way that goes.

Joez 12/Jun/09 Lead O/S

facing in, laybacky-jammy-fairydust technique :)

with Sherelle and Talbot
Hidden 22/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/09 2nd dog
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 29/Mar/09 2nd β
LivinITlarge ?/Mar/09 Lead O/S
AndyM-LVB 31/Jan/09 Lead dnf

Solid! Couldn't figure out how to get into the groove.

with Nicolas Tardy
keith leonard ??/2009 -
Macca_7 10/Dec/08 2nd dog

1 fall as left foot popped!

Hidden 10/Dec/08 Lead O/S
will randall ?/Nov/08 2nd O/S
with sid
vvanhinsbergh 22/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Haydn Williams
Hidden 22/Oct/08 Lead dnf
Hidden 22/Oct/08 2nd dog
andi taxi 22/Sep/08 TR dog

v v tough first section, a real grovel and a half to get past the block, bust a gut or what !!!

with steve mallyon,balderton, newark
Matt Fry 20/Sep/08 Lead rpt

Previously seconded

with Ali Scott
flat eric 20/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Jamie Buxton 15/Sep/08 Lead dnf

Can see what needs to be done at the start but can't quite do it. Seems like a good 5a to try as crux is near the start

with getk
Hidden 15/Sep/08 Lead dnf
Don Jebus 13/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with sammyt
Hidden 11/Sep/08 Lead dnf
Jamie Buxton 26/Aug/08 Lead dnf
with getk
Hidden 26/Aug/08 2nd
Hidden 26/Aug/08 Lead dnf
madagascar 16/Aug/08 2nd
andrew300169 16/Aug/08 Lead rpt

I remebered it being a bit of a thrutch to get around the block, but I lead it smoothly and thoroughly enjoyed it.

with Judy
Stig 10/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
chris murnin 07/Aug/08 Lead
chris murnin 07/Aug/08 2nd
chris murnin 07/Aug/08 2nd
naine 20/Jul/08 Lead dog

fell off the crux trying to jam. got past it using the left edge, much easier!

with mike d
naine 19/Jul/08 2nd
with peter
cmsg 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Real fun.

with Tom Cattermole
Jim Slater 05/Jul/08 Lead rpt

Very polished slab at crux.

Hidden 05/Jul/08 2nd rpt
hardoreVdiffBen 29/Jun/08 Lead
with Mills Mahone
Hidden 25/Jun/08 Lead
boomerang 24/Jun/08 2nd O/S

tricky getting onto the start of the crack, then not too bad

KillingtonT 24/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/08 2nd
hamish2016 02/May/08 Lead O/S
with chris burn
Hidden 27/Apr/08 Lead rpt
Jim Slater 27/Apr/08 2nd O/S
tempeh 10/Apr/08 2nd O/S
with budge
Budge 10/Apr/08 Lead rpt

Rained again

Paul_southgate68 ?/Mar/08 Lead dog

haha,spat me off at crux,then things get easier **

with kimbo
AntiGrav ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 2nd O/S
Dom Foulds ??/2008 -
thrutch ??/2008 -
Hidden 01/Dec/07 2nd O/S
AJ007 01/Dec/07 Lead
thrutch 18/Nov/07 AltLd O/S
with Matt
Matt Fry 11/Nov/07 2nd O/S
cat22 20/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with Mike
Katya 12/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with AndyG
malc 02/Sep/07 2nd rpt
with Paul S
featuresforfeet 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Rosie A
Hidden 22/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 22/Jul/07 2nd rpt

Also 2nd: 15/May/11 with James Lismore, 24/jul/12 with Trevor wilson

paul birch ?/Jul/07 -
Peakology 12/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Very slippery with one hard move to get into the groove from the big crack. After that it is a bit airy but fine.

with cat
Chalky Cat 12/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Dom
Hidden 20/May/07 Lead O/S
vvanhinsbergh 06/May/07 TR

Good climb. Must lead

with Will Payling
moorea 29/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
with Si + Martin
Hidden 04/Apr/07 2nd
Graeme Hammond 04/Apr/07 Lead O/S

Also led 1/Aug/15 with Bex for photos for True Grit

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
EllieJ 31/Mar/07 2nd dog
tallsop 13/Feb/07 2nd
with alex
Owen W-G 03/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Robin, Anthony & Jody
alicia 04/Jan/07 Lead O/S

surprisingly enjoyable, better than it looked! was pleased not to have fallen off the very bizarre crux

with Fiend
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Si01 ??/2007 -
MikeDowsett ??/2007 2nd
with John Harrison
mshorter ??/2007 Lead
with nils
Hidden 30/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Nov/06 2nd O/S
mattyork2 26/Nov/06 Lead O/S
aulda 09/Sep/06 Lead rpt
with Dave S
Hidden 06/Jul/06 Lead O/S
b.hayley ?/Jun/06 Lead
Chris Murray ?/Jun/06 -
with Richard Bower
Dom Foulds ?/May/06 Solo O/S


GPN ?/Apr/06 Lead
Hidden 30/Mar/06 Lead dnf
tatz45 ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Dave Wheeler
Climb Rox ?/Jan/06 Lead
with Shaun G
Hidden ??/2006 2nd
Shaun G ??/2006 2nd

hard start...good finish, big gear needed at the top.

with skinner
Hidden 04/Sep/05 Lead dnf
Hidden 28/Aug/05 Lead
aulda 22/Jun/05 2nd dog
with Neil F
Si dH 28/May/05 Lead O/S
with Alex Gaastra
Hidden 02/May/05 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/05 Lead rpt
Climb Rox ??/2005 Lead
Hidden 09/Oct/04 Lead
Alfredo ?/Oct/04 Lead
nige pacer 19/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Woody63 16/Sep/04 2nd
with Dave W
Hidden 16/Sep/04 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead rpt
SteveM 09/Jul/04 Lead
with Cogie
Hidden 01/Jul/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/04 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/04 Lead
adam carless ?/Jun/04 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/04 Lead
hedgehog77 05/Sep/03 Lead
climbingrev 18/Aug/03 Lead rpt

Left hand groove of "Gully"(HVD). Moving from groove to gully is the crux. Good hand / foot jams thereafter. Good 5a move to get onto Groove, therefater an intersting jamming climb. Not too painful or steep!

Hidden 23/Apr/03 2nd
DerwentDiluted 23/Apr/03 Lead
SteveM 01/Feb/03 Lead dnf

Backed off

with Tobs
Dave Mason ?/Feb/03 Lead
with Trev Tatler
gripped01 ?/Oct/02 Lead O/S
with Jules Turner
shoulders ?/Oct/02 -
with claire
Budge 12/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Micheal Ulrich-Leinau
duncan 12/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Greg Herson
Hidden 10/Jul/02 2nd O/S
petekeron ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 Lead
nickdonohue ??/2002 Lead
with Kerry Sandbach, Kath Donohue
rocktigger ??/2002 Lead

Woopps, slipped no that 1

with Stu
Dave Bond 03/Oct/01 Lead O/S
with gemma
Hidden 28/May/01 Lead rpt
chris wyatt ??/2001 Lead O/S
antclark6381 30/Sep/00 Lead rpt
chrishedgehog 17/Jul/00 Lead O/S
with Joe Thompson
Budge 25/May/00 2nd O/S
with Mike Oates
Rich Malcolm 09/May/00 Lead RP
with Rich Hewitt
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Gibbon Bum
Seb Grieve ??/2000 -
Rampikino 30/Oct/99 Lead
RobSimmo ?/Sep/99 TR O/S
with Steve Goodens, Jon Berry
kato'sdad ?/Sep/99 TR
Russell Flynn ??/1999 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 05/Jul/98 -
with MT
Strong Steve 23/May/98 Lead O/S
Roget 08/May/98 Lead O/S
with jon
buxtoncoffeelover ?/May/98 2nd
Hidden 26/Apr/98 Lead O/S
Alastair Hudson ??/1998 Lead
with Paul Potter
CrashMat Rob 04/Aug/97 Lead O/S
with Paul Kerr
Laramadness 31/Aug/96 2nd
Hidden 05/Apr/96 2nd
Gordon Stainforth 06/Aug/95 Lead
with John --?
Hidden 14/Mar/95 Lead
Ian Archer 06/Mar/95 2nd O/S
with Robert Mirfin
brady ??/1995 2nd
with Dave Greenway
rurp ??/1995 -
tompercy 13/Nov/94 Lead
with Random Rich
Hidden 02/Aug/94 Lead O/S
Martyn ??/1994 Lead rpt
Stoney Boy 08/May/93 2nd O/S
with Paul Dearden
Hidden 27/Jun/92 2nd
tlr 07/May/92 Lead
with Cal
kato'sdad ?/Jun/91 Lead
with Jerry Mattinson
malc 30/May/91 Lead
Hidden 02/Sep/90 Lead
Hidden 05/Aug/90 Lead O/S
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
nai ??/1990 Lead
gordonday ??/1990 Lead O/S
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 23/Sep/89 Lead rpt
with John Buckley
Paul Clarke ??/1989 -
Iain Thow 19/Jul/88 Lead
with Bob Lister
Hidden ?/May/88 Lead
Colin13 ?/May/88 Lead O/S
chrisrogers ?/Oct/87 2nd O/S
with Richard W
Chris the Tall ?/Oct/86 Lead dnf

Fell off in the polished groove

with Bill Birch
Hidden 12/Jul/86 Lead
davemhart ?/Jul/86 Lead O/S
ukb & bmc shark 24/Jun/86 Solo O/S
Dave Musgrove 21/Jun/86 Lead
with David
charlesmfrench 02/Jun/85 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1985 2nd
Hidden 02/Jun/84 -
andy tetsill ?/Mar/84 Lead
with Manchester Poly
jonathan shepherd ??/1984 -
Mark Kemball 16/Apr/83 Lead
with Ken Elliott
Ken Taylor 20/Sep/82 AltLd
RichardMc 26/Jun/82 -
with Betty Seifert, Dave Langmead
Chris Terrey ??/1981 2nd
with Mike Quantrell, Pete Hevezi, Mike O'Brien, Mike Morrison
Andy Fielding ??/1980 TR
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 Lead O/S


uphillnow ??/1980 -
paul__in_sheffield ??/1980 Lead
Nigel Bond 19/Jun/79 Lead
with Martin Crosby
Hidden ??/1979 -
mitch1960 ??/1978 -
babymoac ??/1978 2nd
with Mad martin
Nigel Bond 12/Nov/77 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
RichardMc 16/Oct/77 Lead O/S
with Tony Williams
tapley 22/Jul/77 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Hidden 16/Apr/77 Lead
jon 23/Jan/77 Lead
with big jim, Elaine
Hidden 28/Nov/76 Lead
Chris Ellis 06/Mar/76 2nd
with David Mirfin
rogerskews ??/1976 -

Backstroke seems to work best !

with CMC Members
Mike Owen ?/Nov/75 2nd β
with John Roberts
mcrtchly ?/Aug/73 2nd
mikej 09/Jul/72 Lead
with E
greenbuoy 11/Jun/72 Lead
with Bob Lister
Andy Say ??/1972 Solo

I remember doing this barefoot (I'd borrowed boots that were much too big).

mikej 30/Mar/69 Lead
with E
Dave Musgrove 06/Jan/68 -
with Dennis Gray, Bob Knapton
Hidden ??/1968 Lead
mikej 18/Oct/67 2nd
with Geoff Williams
mikej 23/Nov/66 Lead
with Keith Gregson
mikej 09/Nov/66 2nd
with Keith Gregson
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