8m.

Rockfax Description
The final cleft in the cliff is polished and awkward. Heading left at half-height is South Gully Rib, HS 4b. © Rockfax

FA. John Laycock 1913

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
robertmills4 6 May Lead O/S
migs493 13 Apr 2nd
oliver_tippett 23 Mar Lead β
jake7 23 Mar Lead dnf Polished, probably not a Vdiff
Polished, probably not a Vdiff
jake7 23 Mar 2nd rpt
Hidden 26 Oct, 2018 Solo O/S
cem 9 Sep, 2018 2nd
with Alex Lee
with Alex Lee
Alex Lee 9 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
Vert 9 Sep, 2018 Lead
Stewwy21 20 Aug, 2018 Solo Rockfax had this down as a VD too. Lou Lead the route, her first chimney style climb. I then solo climb up after, very fun!
Rockfax had this down as a VD too. Lou Lead the route, her first chimney style climb. I then solo climb up after, very fun!
lmcnaught 20 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S My first chimney climb was interesting to get the first bit of protection in.
My first chimney climb was interesting to get the first bit of protection in.
nation1 21 Jun, 2018 2nd Still horrible
with Ian C
Still horrible
with Ian C
Drew Logan 8 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
IWasJack 8 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
Steely12 31 May, 2018 2nd β
with lo22
with lo22
lo22 31 May, 2018 Lead β
paulfordski 14 Oct, 2017 2nd O/S
with JLW
with JLW
Hidden 14 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
josh12345 20 Sep, 2017 2nd
with Vanessa Simmons, Shaun Day
with Vanessa Simmons, Shaun Day
Vanessa Simmons 20 Sep, 2017 2nd Shaun led
Shaun led
Hidden 16 Sep, 2017 2nd dog
Hidden 16 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
nickb1 15 Sep, 2017 Solo O/S
jimmysdead 5 Jul, 2017 2nd
with DPC Sid
with DPC Sid
Hidden 3 Jun, 2017 TR
pt09wt 3 Jun, 2017 TR O/S
Vanessa Simmons 26 Apr, 2017 2nd
SlabbyMarvin 15 Apr, 2017 TR
daveeglover 1 Apr, 2017 -
rurp 1 Apr, 2017 2nd β dave spa. slimy and silly!
dave spa. slimy and silly!
pimonserry 13 Nov, 2016 2nd O/S
Chris1234H 13 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
suds_01 26 Sep, 2016 Solo O/S
MikeDowsett 7 Sep, 2016 2nd
davewsargent ?Sep, 2016 Lead
with mike dowsett
with mike dowsett
alanblyth 16 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Laura Preece
with Laura Preece
jungle ?Jul, 2016 -
Jamiewalkerjones 12 May, 2016 Lead
Andypeak 25 Mar, 2016 Lead
Circus 6 Dec, 2015 Lead O/S
with Bobb
with Bobb
Hidden 6 Dec, 2015 2nd
Mark Collins 8 Nov, 2015 Lead dog Wet, 3 points of aid. Would like some education on this one.
with Neil Henson
Wet, 3 points of aid. Would like some education on this one.
with Neil Henson
RyanR 5 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S Came out of the chimney feeling grated. Great climbing.
Came out of the chimney feeling grated. Great climbing.
alaster tonge 5 Jul, 2015 Solo O/S
Henry.Todman 9 Jun, 2015 -
allanwhitehead 6 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
Tom Gale 21 May, 2015 2nd O/S
Hidden 21 May, 2015 Lead
Hidden 18 Apr, 2015 2nd O/S
Ben Griffiths 18 Apr, 2015 Lead
with Andy Barrow, Will Drake
with Andy Barrow, Will Drake
Rachel Slater 25 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 18 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 12 Jul, 2014 2nd dnf
Hidden 12 Jul, 2014 Lead rpt
nation1 30 Jun, 2014 TR Horrible climb, I wouldn't bother with it again
with William
Horrible climb, I wouldn't bother with it again
with William
Hidden 25 Jun, 2014 Solo rpt
HassenBali 25 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Mr Noble 25 May, 2014 TR O/S
Hidden 3 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Apr, 2014 Solo rpt
Hidden 8 Apr, 2014 Solo
Hidden ?Apr, 2014 TR β
Hidden 16 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Jan, 2014 Solo
Hidden 11 Dec, 2013 2nd rpt
jwhereat 1 Dec, 2013 Lead polish? nah just wriggle up it chimney style.
polish? nah just wriggle up it chimney style.
Rockafella 24 Nov, 2013 2nd O/S
TJ Mather 16 Nov, 2013 Lead dog
Dom Bloomfield 16 Nov, 2013 2nd dog
Oo 10 Nov, 2013 2nd
Don Jebus 27 Oct, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 29 Sep, 2013 2nd
dsgarner 10 Jul, 2013 TR O/S Very polished!
with Jade N
Very polished!
with Jade N
munch88 1 Jun, 2013 2nd β
robblowen 1 Jun, 2013 2nd rpt
Hidden 1 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
chris wyatt 7 Nov, 2012 Solo O/S I thought it S (polished like a bandsmans button)
I thought it S (polished like a bandsmans button)
jacobrumsey 17 Oct, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
Dan818 22 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Dan818 14 Sep, 2012 TR O/S
mapperley samurai 30 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S Good footholds for the first rise but generally well polished. Ended up shunting up the chimney. Long sleeves would have been advised.
with Ben Moss
Good footholds for the first rise but generally well polished. Ended up shunting up the chimney. Long sleeves would have been advised.
with Ben Moss
lukerockwalker 16 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S A full body work out
with Christina Turtle
A full body work out
with Christina Turtle
str1nger 21 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S Good chimney start - gets much easier after this.
with David Kingaby
Good chimney start - gets much easier after this.
with David Kingaby
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 21 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
D.Andrew 26 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
edordead ?Jun, 2012 Lead
nickmattia 22 May, 2012 Solo O/S
Neil D 6 May, 2012 2nd
with Nadeem Rahim, Betha.
with Nadeem Rahim, Betha.
MoWalker3 30 Mar, 2012 -
with Craig, Cormac
with Craig, Cormac
Exodus 6 Nov, 2011 Solo O/S
Brown 6 Nov, 2011 Solo
with Lilifa, John
with Lilifa, John
Hidden 15 Oct, 2011 2nd
Hidden 15 Oct, 2011 Lead
Dirk Uhlig 4 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
j.townley 14 Aug, 2011 TR
robblowen 5 Aug, 2011 2nd rpt
with Ian
with Ian
schristophersmith 2 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Reds
with Reds
Reds 2 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S
nick_curtis01 29 Apr, 2011 2nd dnf very polished crucial move... did not feel comfortable so did not finish.
with Ian Bailey
very polished crucial move... did not feel comfortable so did not finish.
with Ian Bailey
eeonz 29 Apr, 2011 Lead
papalazarou 20 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
AndyPagett 14 Apr, 2011 TR
with Ben Laverick, Adam Mitchell
with Ben Laverick, Adam Mitchell
Tim Harper 24 Mar, 2011 2nd RP
with J25
with J25
J25 24 Mar, 2011 Lead Awkward yes certainly.
Awkward yes certainly.
rg1976 5 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
with squicky
with squicky
squicky 5 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S Apparently it's minging when dry. When wet it's horrendous. Good for practising gear placements though.
with rg1976
Apparently it's minging when dry. When wet it's horrendous. Good for practising gear placements though.
with rg1976
scott.hill 20 Nov, 2010 2nd
with tinyali
with tinyali
tinyali 20 Nov, 2010 Lead Green!
Green!
JenDear ?Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
Tom Lee-Field 19 Aug, 2010 2nd O/S
bavarianGaz 19 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
The Wild Scallion 24 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
batterj2 24 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
katyc 24 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 24 Jul, 2010 2nd
AndyPagett 23 Jun, 2010 Solo
with Phil Bentley, John Buckle, Adam Mitchell
with Phil Bentley, John Buckle, Adam Mitchell
Will Hunt 20 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S Out for a walk with the girlfriend and her parents. Nipped up this when backs were turned.
Out for a walk with the girlfriend and her parents. Nipped up this when backs were turned.
Hidden 30 May, 2010 2nd β
mhawk 29 May, 2010 Lead O/S
bennevis 12 May, 2010 2nd Warm up route
with paul
Warm up route
with paul
arunthomas 9 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S Slippery and crazy, good for warm up.
with Pierce Ferris
Slippery and crazy, good for warm up.
with Pierce Ferris
LoneBoulderer 21 Mar, 2010 2nd
LivinITlarge 21 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S POLISHED
POLISHED
Rhythm24 31 Jan, 2010 Lead O/S Chucked a hex in the first crack and went for it.
with cheque
Chucked a hex in the first crack and went for it.
with cheque
Hidden 31 Jan, 2010 2nd O/S
allanwhitehead 28 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 10 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
with Dave Delarre
with Dave Delarre
chumleywarner 20 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
charley 20 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Tithe Technique 20 Sep, 2009 2nd
with Peter Ziak, valentinesbabe, chumleywarner, Charley
with Peter Ziak, valentinesbabe, chumleywarner, Charley
valentinesbabe 20 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S Hahahah...did the wriggly worm on this one :D VDiff???? I think not!
Hahahah...did the wriggly worm on this one :D VDiff???? I think not!
MorganPreece 17 Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
with Morgan Preece (ME)
with Morgan Preece (ME)
Chewie 23 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
Michelle_250 13 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
with Ben
with Ben
Hidden 24 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
robblowen 20 Jun, 2009 2nd β
with craig
with craig
Hidden 26 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
oi_now 19 Apr, 2009 -
bobbarnes00 19 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S A nice way to start the day.
with Richard Roberts
A nice way to start the day.
with Richard Roberts
Pilch 18 Apr, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Aug, 2008 2nd O/S
Jamie Buxton 26 Aug, 2008 2nd
with getk
with getk
Hidden 26 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
KarlH 26 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
boomerang 24 Jun, 2008 2nd
KillingtonT 24 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
Matt Fry 2 May, 2008 Solo O/S Utter sh!t
with Ali Scott
Utter sh!t
with Ali Scott
Hidden 24 Mar, 2008 Lead dnf
Hidden 2 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
Paul_southgate68 ?Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
with kimbo
with kimbo
Warren Earle 10 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
with Nev
with Nev
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Hidden ??, 2008 TR O/S
Hidden ??, 2008 2nd O/S
thrutch ??, 2008 -
lenn1346 15 Sep, 2007 2nd rpt polished and awkward is the biggest understatement ever!
with jk
polished and awkward is the biggest understatement ever!
with jk
clintos 4 Sep, 2007 Solo
Alfredo ?Sep, 2007 Solo
Graeme Hammond 22 Jul, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden 3 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
fruitcake72 22 May, 2007 2nd dnf
with mic_b
with mic_b
vvanhinsbergh 6 May, 2007 Lead O/S Insanely awkward and polished
with Will Payling
Insanely awkward and polished
with Will Payling
Somerset swede basher 11 Sep, 2006 Solo O/S
SuperstarDJ 17 May, 2006 2nd Very polished at the bottom. Got very cramped up trying to bridge up the polished bit. Not a classic route.
with Steve Watkins
Very polished at the bottom. Got very cramped up trying to bridge up the polished bit. Not a classic route.
with Steve Watkins
Si dH 14 May, 2006 2nd O/S
with Tom Lambert
with Tom Lambert
mungo 11 May, 2006 2nd β A squash and a squeeze !!!
with Steve watkins
A squash and a squeeze !!!
with Steve watkins
Hidden 30 Mar, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 5 Sep, 2005 Solo
Hidden 15 Dec, 2004 2nd O/S
SteveM 9 Jul, 2004 Lead
with Cogie
with Cogie
hedgehog77 5 Sep, 2003 Lead
Rammo 23 Mar, 2003 Lead First ever lead
First ever lead
SteveM 1 Feb, 2003 Lead dog The start of mortality. Pulling on a sling to get up a Diff chimney whilst the object of attention for loads of school kids. What a great 30th birthday weekend!
The start of mortality. Pulling on a sling to get up a Diff chimney whilst the object of attention for loads of school kids. What a great 30th birthday weekend!
DerwentDiluted 8 Sep, 2001 Solo
Budge 6 Sep, 2001 Solo
andybuckley 20 May, 2001 Solo
with Danhan
with Danhan
Laramadness 30 Apr, 2000 Solo O/S
Rampikino 21 Aug, 1999 Lead
roncaves 23 May, 1999 Solo
Hidden ?May, 1999 Solo
CrashMat Rob 26 Dec, 1997 Solo
EddieA 8 Nov, 1997 Lead O/S wet day
with Simon W
wet day
with Simon W
Hidden 2 Nov, 1996 2nd
Ian Archer 6 Mar, 1995 Lead O/S
with Robert Mirfin
with Robert Mirfin
Martin Bennett 21 Jun, 1992 Solo
Hidden 8 Apr, 1989 Solo
Iain Thow 16 Jul, 1988 Solo
Hidden ?May, 1987 Solo
Chris the Tall ?Oct, 1986 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 1985 Lead
Nettle 1 May, 1984 Solo O/S
with Neil Haycock
with Neil Haycock
jonathan shepherd ??, 1984 -
Hidden ?Aug, 1983 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 15 May, 1983 2nd O/S
with Alfreton MC
with Alfreton MC
charlesmfrench 2 May, 1982 Solo O/S
steveriley ??, 1982 Solo
uphillnow ??, 1980 -
Hidden 23 Jan, 1977 Lead
Andy Say ??, 1972 Solo
mikej 3 May, 1969 Solo
with Mike Browne, John Bickerdike, Geoff Williams
with Mike Browne, John Bickerdike, Geoff Williams
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Style of ascent
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