Rockfax Description
24m. Another fine climb, less popular than its near neighbour but not really much less worthy. Follow Black and Tans to its first groove. Climb this to its top, move left then back right to outflank the overhangs then finish up the well-positioned crack above. A big pitch at the grade. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Twelve fine routes in the lower grades at the Roaches, The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, 100 Western Grit Stars, Roaches w sobote? :), Northern (Yorkshire !?) Climbs for a Southerner.

The9inger 13/Nov/17 2nd
with Stuart
Stuart Russell 13/Nov/17 Lead O/S
mrphilipoldham 06/Nov/17 Lead rpt
with Matt C
Hidden 02/Nov/17 Lead
Phil Mercer 24/Sep/17 2nd O/S
stev1e.wilso 24/Sep/17 Lead O/S
erkershaw 23/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Liz, Joan
Hidden 18/Sep/17 Lead O/S
apana790 03/Sep/17 Lead O/S
riff156 03/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Jo Smith
craig.england1 02/Sep/17 2nd
with Ben R
Hidden 02/Sep/17 Lead
mark44 02/Sep/17 Lead rpt
with Lawson
Hidden 28/Aug/17 2nd O/S
tomboyle 28/Aug/17 Lead rpt
radddogg 26/Aug/17 2nd O/S
BoulderyDave 26/Aug/17 Lead O/S
DenzelLN 26/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 21/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Jenni L
uphillnow 20/Aug/17 2nd

Done before

db79 13/Aug/17 2nd rpt

Done quickly to help retrieve gear.

Darron 13/Aug/17 -
with Andy, Marion
richardward101 13/Aug/17 Lead O/S
db79 11/Aug/17 Lead O/S

Starting up past the holly bush wasn't much fun. Rest of the route was great.

Matadoors 01/Aug/17 Lead
Dexter JW 29/Jul/17 Solo O/S
Mark Loveday 25/Jul/17 Lead O/S
BlueJohn 23/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Malc
Simon Caldwell 22/Jul/17 2nd rpt
with Carmen
Hidden 22/Jul/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Jul/17 2nd O/S
Fatherof2 15/Jul/17 Lead

Awkward start on wet rock. Dried out higher up great climbing.

with Charlie
Charlie Zephyr Booth 15/Jul/17 Lead O/S
PeteNichols 12/Jul/17 2nd O/S
tdobson 08/Jul/17 2nd
with Judith Plowman, jonathandavey
jonathandavey 08/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/17 2nd
my 01/Jul/17 Lead
buczko 18/Jun/17 Lead O/S
xbraddersx 17/Jun/17 Lead

Did a direct variation on slab at the bottom which was unprotected!

Will Murphy 12/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Andy
Andy Myers 12/Jun/17 2nd
Anouk Spelt 28/May/17 2nd
with Andy
fechtn 28/May/17 Lead
with Glen
Andyb743 28/May/17 Lead O/S
Howard J 23/May/17 Lead rpt
with Darren Shepherd
tedswag 21/May/17 Lead O/S

Easier and maybe better than Black and Tans + more gear at the top + no two pitch faff.

cpforbes 13/May/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/May/17 Lead
Taffa 08/May/17 Lead O/S
with James Findlay
Nomes 08/May/17 Lead
with Darren
darrenpp 08/May/17 2nd
with Naomi
Stephen3005 04/May/17 Lead
GargoyleFeet 03/May/17 Lead O/S
with Ian
magicmartin 02/May/17 Lead rpt
with Pete Funnell
Kitty27 ?/May/17 2nd O/S
with Mike
petecallaghan 29/Apr/17 2nd rpt
andyov 29/Apr/17 Lead O/S
The9inger 29/Apr/17 2nd
EllieWoods 28/Apr/17 Lead O/S
petecallaghan 28/Apr/17 2nd O/S
mikkistorey 22/Apr/17 -
with steve
Timmilner 19/Apr/17 2nd O/S
with Paul H
Paul Hy 19/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Tim M, Phil O
mrphilipoldham 19/Apr/17 2nd O/S
jshields 09/Apr/17 2nd


with Greg Jennings
markK6 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
jcurley 02/Apr/17 2nd O/S


Sam Curley 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with jcurley
knjmooney 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Chris1234H 01/Apr/17 Lead O/S
lucybradbury 25/Mar/17 Lead
richiebongo 24/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Didymus
Didymus 23/Mar/17 2nd O/S
with Rich
Handsforfeet 16/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Neil, Nik
Hidden 16/Mar/17 2nd O/S
timjones 12/Mar/17 2nd O/S
with Mark Hawkins
Charlie Fraser 05/Feb/17 Lead
foobar123 04/Feb/17 Lead O/S

Fun warmup, placed some cracking hexes

Hidden 04/Feb/17 2nd O/S
heslop_ben 02/Feb/17 2nd O/S
WillRhodes ??/2017 Lead O/S
Ids1165 ??/2017 Lead
jeremyftaylor 17/Dec/16 Lead O/S

I'm sure this would merit its stars in the dry as it was pretty good even in the wet.

with clare martin
drgrange 23/Oct/16 2nd O/S
Green_t 22/Oct/16 2nd
with Mike Green
Jan Hofheiz 15/Oct/16 2nd O/S
with Dave
WilliamRupp 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Harry Padley 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Climber1806 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Roland stopps 23/Sep/16 Lead rpt
Pete_Mosely 17/Sep/16 2nd β
with Mynydd Climbing Club
Hidden 17/Sep/16 Lead
rob.swifty 14/Sep/16 2nd

Louis lead. I climbed totally in the dark. A good climb, especially getting into the crack. Found Mick's chalk ball that Emma lost earlier in the year on Black & Tans.

with Louis
sparkass 12/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Karl_Harrison 11/Sep/16 2nd
with Luke
Luke Jones 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Will Miles ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Cameron C
rossunitt 23/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Gerlach 14/Aug/16 Lead
John R Coller 14/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Rob Moorcroft 12/Aug/16 Lead
with Sarah Busef
Ian Stirrups 08/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Looking back in my old guide book, I had done this before.

with Sue
Dbrooks53139 06/Aug/16 Lead

Amazing route!!!! Felt like I had to bully my way up, easy after the slippy ledge and the jamming crack.

with Steve
dpiddock 30/Jul/16 2nd O/S
MariaT 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
benwmorgan 24/Jul/16 Lead
with Rollo
Rollo 24/Jul/16 2nd O/S
with Ben M
mark4344 21/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Bartosz
Hidden 21/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Ryanmcd 18/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Very fun and varied because so long. Placed at least 10 pieces of pro, with two 15+ ft. runouts. Three Almscliffe climbs in this single pitch. First trad climb Augustine and I ever did together completely on our own. Lovely. As for grade, I have no idea, partly b/c still trying to wrap my head around British grades, and partly because there are many ways you could do this, some very easy, some a bit more fun.

gavster 17/Jul/16 Lead
with Ad, Ruthie, rob
Rob Royle 17/Jul/16 2nd
with Gav
Stotty_88 17/Jul/16 TR rpt
with rob, Keiron, Marija, gav
Alessandro Tentori 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Sandra Lickova
Quadz 25/Jun/16 2nd O/S
stevemace85 25/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Oli
BALD EAGLE 11/Jun/16 Lead
with Liv Williams
Liv Williams 11/Jun/16 -
Howard J 07/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Jonathan French
themightyblake 04/Jun/16 2nd
thomaspassmore 02/Jun/16 Lead
with Pete hicks
Hidden 29/May/16 Lead O/S
joeramsay 29/May/16 Lead O/S

Literally crawled across the ledge about halfway up. Some nice moves

with Steven Ramsay
magicmartin 28/May/16 Lead rpt

Hayleys 1st day outdoors

with Rachael Morton, Hayley Eason
Keith11 28/May/16 2nd
with Rachel
Hidden 24/May/16 Lead
mossrug 16/May/16 2nd O/S
with Rob
stratandrew 15/May/16 Lead rpt
dan_o_b 15/May/16 2nd rpt
dantheoptimist 14/May/16 2nd O/S
Jay Schofield 14/May/16 Lead O/S

There was a team on Black and Tans so opted for this, glad I did - very enjoyable climbing. Did in one pitch.

bsparky 14/May/16 Lead O/S
with Laura Allum, Daniel Peters
Hidden 09/May/16 Lead
Fellmonkey 09/May/16 Lead O/S
with Marius Twite
gavster 08/May/16 2nd
with Ad
georgenvk 08/May/16 Lead O/S
with Hrb
Stotty_88 08/May/16 Lead O/S
with gav
Rob Royle 08/May/16 2nd
with Gav
Raggar 07/May/16 Lead
with Jon B
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Solo
buxtoncoffeelover 23/Apr/16 Solo
Steve Clegg 19/Apr/16 Lead
with Jo
Capricorn One 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Aline, Antonio
Jim Slater 17/Apr/16 2nd O/S
with Maia
Hidden 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
E Moss 17/Apr/16 Lead
Aline 17/Apr/16 2nd
Hidden 12/Apr/16 Lead O/S
There's Always A Bigger Cam 06/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Climbed with my dad. Absolute class. Approx date

Matt Smith 05/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Ed Tillard
NeilHowarth 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Simon
powelli 02/Apr/16 2nd
with Neil H
Antonio Ferra ?/Apr/16 2nd O/S
nickwhimster 30/Mar/16 Lead
with Tyler Whimster, Andrew Abraham
Andrew Abraham 30/Mar/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Lead
Paul Hy 23/Mar/16 2nd rpt
with Lee W
TJ Mather 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Ben
Joecartmell 20/Mar/16 2nd
mark44 20/Mar/16 Lead
Mattskeet1982 LC&CC 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
themattyshep 16/Mar/16 2nd O/S
with Rob M
Rob_Morris1996 16/Mar/16 Lead O/S
smudge 15/Mar/16 Lead rpt
with Wes Southall
Hidden 13/Mar/16 Lead
Hidden 13/Mar/16 Lead rpt
john lynch 13/Mar/16 2nd

good effort dan

RobDay 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
AlistairBerridge 13/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Kate Harborne, UoN Climbing Club Member/Fresher
kateharborne 13/Feb/16 2nd O/S
with Alistair Berridge
Darron ??/2016 -
thomas108 ??/2016 -
Neil D 23/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Tim Harper 18/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Duncan
philgillespie 18/Oct/15 Lead
RiskyRob 18/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Phil Gillespie
KatOstrich 17/Oct/15 2nd
RoryLucas 17/Oct/15 Lead
Hidden 11/Oct/15 2nd
ripper 11/Oct/15 Lead
rosiehawker 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Ross Garfoot
phleppy 30/Sep/15 Solo
Alfie Maun 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S

freshers trip

Hidden 25/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/15 2nd O/S
samkat 20/Sep/15 Lead
with NinaR
Ugly Kid Jo 19/Sep/15 Lead
with Jenny Coupland, Coups
Neal Jobling 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Tracy
Noah Near-Theholds 11/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Kemics 09/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Mel
Hidden 05/Sep/15 2nd
Claire Molloy 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Sue Hodgkinson
mark44 02/Sep/15 Lead
Pewtle ?/Sep/15 2nd
Melonfly ?/Sep/15 Lead
with Caleb
Neil Pacey 30/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Tanya Savage 30/Aug/15 Lead

Absolutely lovely, makes me not want to climb harder!

Alessandro Tentori 30/Aug/15 Lead
with Jan.Hrb
Jan.Hrb 30/Aug/15 2nd
Mr Fuller 20/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Becky 20/Aug/15 Lead O/S
R Brown 20/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
gpcomps 12/Aug/15 2nd O/S

Lovely route but the midges were extraordinary

miketong 12/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Simonfarfaraway 08/Aug/15 Lead
with Cath
Louishmouis 02/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Felix la shat ?/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
keith Lonsdale 30/Jul/15 2nd
with Steve Clegg
Droyd 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Will, Chris
Hidden 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/15 Lead
birthers 19/Jul/15 2nd
rd20 18/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Samuel
samulejones 18/Jul/15 2nd O/S

With Robert Dufton

kleinej 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Katy B
Rob Gillespie 13/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/15 Lead
The Norris 12/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Gem
jimmysdead 12/Jul/15 2nd
with Ade Halliwell
gavster 04/Jul/15 2nd
Howard J 30/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with Henry Tindell
mattshort 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Paul
fuzzysheep01 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Nono
steveliput 25/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Andy
BarbsMurray 23/Jun/15 Lead
with Mikey
Hidden 15/Jun/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 15/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Ben Hollands 28/May/15 Lead O/S
with Dan the man
Flavio 28/May/15 Solo O/S
john_ni 25/May/15 2nd
with Julian Sorrell (PCC)
john max 25/May/15 2nd
with Julian Sorrell
Allan Watson 23/May/15 Lead
with Marc Lloyd
stuartR 14/May/15 2nd
Paul Hy 13/May/15 Lead rpt
with Daz J
dazz5866 13/May/15 2nd O/S
shell145 10/May/15 2nd O/S
with Ross
alaster tonge 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with Lailah
cpforbes 27/Apr/15 2nd rpt
Gabe Oliver 27/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Lukem6 26/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with andgy g
Hidden 26/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 22/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Jamie Light 18/Apr/15 2nd
JCresswell 15/Apr/15 Lead
foostu4 13/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hoyes 09/Apr/15 2nd rpt
jonnie3430 04/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Welsh Tom
MarcyBoy87 25/Mar/15 AltLd

First multi pitch

with Danny
Hidden 22/Mar/15 2nd O/S
AnitaClimb 22/Mar/15 2nd
with Nick, Jennie
spearing05 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Andrew
BusyLizzie 21/Mar/15 2nd
Hidden 20/Mar/15 Lead O/S
PhillS 19/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Beaker
Danm79 18/Mar/15 TR
cbonner 14/Mar/15 2nd O/S
mdjb 14/Mar/15 -
nickt ?/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/15 TR
Joe W-O 12/Feb/15 Lead
michaelmurray 17/Jan/15 2nd

Excellent climb!

with James
StefanP ??/2015 Lead O/S
dan_o_b ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
mmmhumous ??/2015 2nd
adie84 ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 Lead O/S
Keiran O'Mahony 06/Dec/14 2nd O/S
with Kit
robblowen 15/Nov/14 2nd β
with Munch
munch88 15/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with rob
RoryLucas 01/Nov/14 Lead
Caspian Johnson 12/Oct/14 2nd β
Snowbones 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Cas
Hidden 11/Oct/14 Lead O/S
climbingisgreat 10/Oct/14 2nd O/S

Lead up to corner, brought dad up and he lead the rest, unfortunately the heavens opened, so it was a very wet and cold belay

vigroovian 01/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Incredible climbing. Beautiful route with a few cheeky moves / high steps thrown in (depending on how you climb I guess). Genrally pretty easy climbing, just a high step or two that with the added height of the route make for an exciting climb.

Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Katsmiff 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Pretty easy climbing.

with Justyn Philpot
SophGreen 19/Sep/14 TR O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
BarbsMurray 13/Sep/14 Lead

Flipping Freezing! Couldn't feel fingers

with Roger Mear, Mikey
r_o_b_h2 12/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/14 Lead O/S
adam clarke 07/Sep/14 2nd

Lovely climbing with excellent protection

with Adam Lynch
Hidden 05/Sep/14 Lead O/S
David Stevens 03/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Christina Holmgrun
lee1234 03/Sep/14 2nd
with Paul Hy
Paul Hy 03/Sep/14 Lead rpt
with Lee W
Hidden 30/Aug/14 2nd
Clegm 30/Aug/14 Lead

very nice, climbed with debs

Mike Hood 28/Aug/14 Lead
Lukem6 27/Aug/14 2nd rpt
mike8331 27/Aug/14 Lead
cpforbes 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Chris Down
Big Steve 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Karen
Hidden 07/Aug/14 2nd
ht543 03/Aug/14 2nd
with Krish
Josiemc 03/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
rohai545 03/Aug/14 Lead
with Helen
Hidden 02/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Steve Swanborough 27/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Maria Toner, Rick Clapham
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd O/S
aliclarke99 26/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Andypeak 21/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 20/Jul/14 Lead
swoollock 16/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Lukem6 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with dionne di Voyage, Diane Blything, Jenny Monkey
Jenny Monkey 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Matt_C9716 10/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Adam
mmmhumous 10/Jul/14 2nd
mmmhumous 10/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Lead
smargerison 05/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Michael
bigmrp 23/Jun/14 2nd
with Simon
LionSJH 23/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Pete, Craig
Ruthie 22/Jun/14 2nd
Rob Royle 22/Jun/14 Lead
with Ruth, Gav
gavster 22/Jun/14 2nd
with ruth, rob
Finn Curry 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with John Wilshaw
Hidden 19/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Jenni Lees 18/Jun/14 2nd
with Richard Armstrong
Hidden 18/Jun/14 Lead O/S
andrea83 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Andy
monkeytennis 17/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Started to left of blocks at bottom rather than right.

mrdigitaljedi 14/Jun/14 Lead
matt1024 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
stokienomad 14/Jun/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
CameronH 08/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Andrew Cherenkov
Hidden 19/May/14 Lead O/S
r.greaves 18/May/14 Lead
with Ian smith
ralphio 15/May/14 2nd

Enjoyable route at the grade.

with Nik
Bryan M ?/May/14 -
Whitmoreaa ?/May/14 Lead O/S
with John Eccles
Psych ?/May/14 Lead O/S
magicmartin 28/Apr/14 2nd O/S

Nice route!

Sam Watson 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Climbed for a warm up.

with Pablo, James Cowley
pdamann 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with J Colledge
muwasi 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Isaac
Dan Vaj 12/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Simonj 12/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Paul
Tomasz Smith 12/Apr/14 Lead
with Georgia Ferguson
Hidden 12/Apr/14 2nd
dbm 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/14 Lead
DanChad 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Chris Murray 01/Apr/14 2nd

Only Dan's second proper lead (and by "proper", I mean "not at Windgather"). Good style, no drama.

Paul Hy 19/Mar/14 2nd rpt
mizzbloomability 17/Mar/14 2nd dog
ecromwell 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
alexm198 15/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Really nice climbing.

Hidden 13/Mar/14 2nd
wnlwy 01/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Ban1 ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
natalio 26/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with Ali
Hidden 11/Jan/14 -
Matt Harle ?/Jan/14 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
jennifer.hack ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
IanGilbertJones ??/2014 -
Alfie Conn ??/2014 -
Andrew will wilson ??/2014 -
AndyRogers 08/Dec/13 2nd O/S

Sustained at the grade. Lovely moves.

with ianlaw
Hidden 08/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Adam_42 30/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Freshers
1176gws 25/Nov/13 Lead O/S

Very good climb felt a little exposed getting over the roof and had to think a bit about what I was doing but much easier after that.

with Solo
James12389 24/Nov/13 Lead O/S
peaterpan 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
pc1983 17/Nov/13 Lead O/S

A good climb, despite being low in the grade. Good protection and rests where needed.

HaleAlex 16/Nov/13 2nd O/S
ah2013 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Lucas, Tom
JoshT ?/Nov/13 Lead β
smoreda 31/Oct/13 Lead
Jules Lane 26/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Hoyes 26/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with Jules L
kim.mulji 19/Oct/13 Lead rpt

Felt hard in the wet.

Siobhan McGowan 06/Oct/13 2nd
thomaspomfrett 06/Oct/13 Lead β

SPA practise with Les

lesmarsden 06/Oct/13 2nd O/S

V nice second - good day after practice Abseil rescues earlier on

Indy92 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Brian Taylor
Montecore ?/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Ranveig Berg, Seth Redmond
nesbear ?/Oct/13 -
Hidden 28/Sep/13 Lead rpt
jason smeeth 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Jenks82
david100 14/Sep/13 Lead
StaffsAndy 10/Sep/13 Lead O/S
greengrasss 08/Sep/13 Lead
with rob caeser
Hidden 07/Sep/13 2nd
Vagabond225 29/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 29/Aug/13 Lead
Paul Hy 28/Aug/13 2nd rpt
stokienomad 09/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Chris Ellis 03/Aug/13 Lead
with Louise Pellett
Albachoss 03/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with James.H
MarkCunnington 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Anna Morris 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Raa raa

Oliver Smaje 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
Hidden 26/Jul/13 Lead O/S
BB95 21/Jul/13 Lead
with Jay Ibrahim
Neil Henson 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S


with Jackie
Chris Murray 17/Jul/13 Lead
with Dave Ackerley
RichardLeggett 15/Jul/13 2nd
thomaspomfrett 15/Jul/13 Lead

SPA Training

knighty 13/Jul/13 2nd O/S
JDSwain 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
SuperLee1985 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Very nice and enjoyable climb, hightly reccomended.

with knighty
ClaireD 10/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Paul Hy 10/Jul/13 Lead rpt
paul_j_burgess 06/Jul/13 Lead rpt
rockover ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Dave Craig
vassy05 ?/Jul/13 -
somethingelse ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
blackholesun 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
runestone 29/Jun/13 2nd
with Bryan
hellboundblr 29/Jun/13 Lead

First trad lead in over 12 months.

Hidden 29/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 25/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/13 2nd O/S
poeter210 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Bernie Wylde 19/Jun/13 Lead
with sp
Steve J P 19/Jun/13 2nd
with BW
Hidden 09/Jun/13 2nd
Carter 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Radical-G 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Goodstuff 05/Jun/13 Lead rpt

This one gets better every time.

Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Ppocketwatch 29/Mar/13 2nd β
Matt_C9716 07/Mar/13 Lead
Hidden 04/Mar/13 2nd
Kyrros 03/Mar/13 Lead
cjb1992 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Repeat of my first ever trad climb

with Harry, Harriet
Hidden ?/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Ben T@ylor 19/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Prefered to Black and Tans as moving from ledge to the crack was quite exposed. Nice even climb.

with Alex wright
CMoore 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Feb/13 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 Solo
Hidden ??/2013 TR O/S
MJS ??/2013 -
davebrox ??/2013 -
Helen.Burgess 10/Nov/12 2nd
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
georgedunton 16/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/12 AltLd O/S
ross brinson 07/Oct/12 Lead
with Hannah Watson
Paula Ryan ?/Oct/12 2nd
with Robin Brooke
jack1996 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Luke c
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Paula Ryan ?/Sep/12 2nd
with Robin Brooke
Psych ?/Sep/12 Lead RP

Had to lower off due to rain. Lead clean 1 hour later.

Hidden ?/Sep/12 Lead
ivebittenoffmorethanicanstu 18/Aug/12 2nd β
Henry Sykes 18/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Jonny M 14/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 10/Aug/12 2nd
Liam Ingram 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Adrianw 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with James Duffy, Natalie Wilson
ritchierich 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Vinny
vinspin 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S

in one pitch

with ritchie
MD 15/Jul/12 2nd
with Mark H
Hidden 15/Jul/12 2nd
chrisdajenk 14/Jul/12 AltLd dog

Started lead took a fall past ledge of black and tans.

with Martin
Hidden 14/Jul/12 2nd
HairyMan 12/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/12 AltLd
Nick Ashwood 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S

S4a in Western Grit. Led both pitches.

with Rebecca Griffey
frankcp87 11/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with James Clarke
Hidden 08/Jul/12 2nd
Goose4 06/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Haslehurst
parker236 20/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Peter Parker
Hidden 18/Jun/12 2nd
jjclarke70 18/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Saul
chri55ie 17/Jun/12 2nd
mike_hough_uk 17/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead rpt
ScottyD 10/Jun/12 Lead β
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S
gd303uk 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/12 Lead
Stuart_Burbidge 30/May/12 Lead β
with Catherine Baines
Fiskavaig 27/May/12 Lead

Good sustained climb, well protected.

with Nic P
Hidden 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Matt_C9716 26/May/12 Lead
Hidden 24/May/12 Lead
tom bre 24/May/12 2nd rpt

3rd time on this originally led. Route never fails to please lovely moves, good protection and a big feel for H V Diff

guy757 24/May/12 -
Morwood 21/May/12 2nd
paulharmer 21/May/12 Lead
with Vernon Bayliss
gillywillyhoo 21/May/12 Lead
liverpooldave 20/May/12 Lead O/S

with Lincon Kev

KevInLincoln 20/May/12 2nd
with liverpooldave
gw3285 20/May/12 2nd
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead rpt
AB744 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Mark Collins 04/May/12 Lead O/S
puppythedog 04/May/12 2nd β

Nice route happy to follow Mark up it.

RichyBOYY 02/May/12 Lead
David Kay 02/May/12 2nd
Paula Ryan ?/May/12 2nd
with Robin Brooke
Hidden 28/Apr/12 Lead O/S
chrissyboy 15/Apr/12 Lead β
with Andy Shardlow
Grassrob ?/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
KeenClimber 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Nick Walker
KeenClimber 28/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Nick Walker
Hidden 27/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
jmcshopes 25/Mar/12 2nd
franhammond92 25/Mar/12 Lead
Chris Sansum 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Climbed direct to crack.

with Ramsey Villanueva
Hidden 23/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 17/Mar/12 Lead
Andy Moles 14/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with -
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Duncan 88 09/Mar/12 Lead O/S
ERH 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Dafydd Llywelyn 24/Feb/12 Lead O/S

Night climb... on arriving for what was to be a brilliant trip!

Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
TDSvejstrup 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
will_benfold 21/Jan/12 2nd O/S
with Josh, Rui Ribeiro
Snorfalorpagus 21/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Will Benfold
zach.stone 21/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jan/12 2nd
Paul_southgate68 ?/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Matts first time doing gritstone routes!

with matt mee
piersg ??/2012 AltLd
youwillfindjimbo ??/2012 Lead O/S
Will Caesar ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
khalidq 15/Nov/11 2nd O/S
Blisco 15/Nov/11 Lead
Greg Jones 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
alexei.nicholas 06/Nov/11 2nd O/S

Very nice, fun, long, interesting route!

with Jonny Webb, Greg Jones
joem 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
pffft 01/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Delightful route, hard end of severe I would say. Lovely and varied. A joy.

with Jojo Mills
bennys89 ?/Nov/11 2nd
climbingVet 30/Oct/11 AltLd O/S
with Erica Softley, Tim Melrose
swoollock 25/Oct/11 Lead
cragant 25/Oct/11 2nd
MikeDowsett 23/Oct/11 Lead
csh.1000 23/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Guide book says this is a HVD but seems a bit harder than this in places especially in the earlier stages. Topping out past the shelf is probably only VDiff

with Mike
Dan Geh 22/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with Freshers
Hidden 19/Oct/11 Lead O/S
thrutch 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Sven
Fiskavaig 13/Oct/11 2nd
with Jason J, Mel E
t8t9t8 02/Oct/11 Lead
JaseSSDD 27/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Ant Bury
cathymiller 24/Sep/11 Lead β
with rose shaddock
Paul Hy 14/Sep/11 Lead rpt

this felt harder than Mauds.

with Ian
Steve Swanborough 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Rick Clapham
Steve Swanborough 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Rick Clapham
johnnyboulton 01/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with Hannah Perry
Krista ?/Sep/11 2nd β
Boran 24/Aug/11 2nd
with Hannah
Where is my shoe? 24/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Mr Tickle 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S
paul_j_burgess 21/Aug/11 Lead rpt
helios 21/Aug/11 Lead
with Sean Willetts
Chumpatus 20/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with dave
Dave Foster 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Just as good as Black and Tans.

with Sandra
Bradbury 19/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Mary Winter
12bennevis34 17/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Lucy Crozier, Anta Misina
benny_m 07/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Lead
Marq 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S


with Kim S
Bumblebee Biggs 03/Aug/11 2nd O/S
eeonz 03/Aug/11 Lead
CChafer 02/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Martin Davies 02/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Nice route, direct line, good moves. Nice!

with Tim Rogers
J25 31/Jul/11 2nd
with Duncan Disorderly, Tim Harper
Tim Harper 31/Jul/11 2nd O/S
mheyes101 30/Jul/11 2nd
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead
chisanga 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Using my shiny new Camelots. Severe grade in Western Grit book

with Sas, Graham
Lofty the 2nd 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead rpt
Ab Wilson 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Rufus Wood
rwood8600 23/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Ab Wilson
Dan Lane 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Good route, nice and easy but pleasant.

with Laurie Carefoot
ryansb90 22/Jul/11 2nd O/S

A very wet belay, and good persistent climbing in the downpour from Sophie.

SMThompson1 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 13/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Mick C, Ian
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Tim Brookes 10/Jul/11 -
with Instructing
no_more_scotch_eggs 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S

excellent climb, better than Black and Tans i think

kiwi boy 09/Jul/11 2nd

Sensational. Big exposure sensation with the imposing roof of Slot nearby. Tough mid section great finish

with gregor
Hidden 09/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Dux 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
dick2002 03/Jul/11 2nd dog

First kneee trembler accent, left one piece of gear, retrieved by Phil

with phil griffiths
nathan2day 03/Jul/11 2nd
with Dominik Siedlecki
Pete Randall 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Cory
Hidden 03/Jul/11 Lead
liverpooldave 02/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Anta Misina ?/Jul/11 Lead
bobpilgrem 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Bob/Nic
simonward 27/Jun/11 Lead β
PeteArcher 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Krista
neillkelly 15/Jun/11 AltLd
with mahesh patel, tony birtill
Hidden 14/Jun/11 Lead
Hoyes 14/Jun/11 2nd
with Paul J, Rachel B
Batt 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Slippy. Vaguely remember doing it before...

mattgrange 14/Jun/11 2nd

Nice route, well done Dad

JimboWizbo 11/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Super nice climb, shame about getting past the bush.

with Ian
ipblake 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Enjoyed it, hard enough to make you think, but without terror!

with Jim
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead
bennevis 25/May/11 2nd
with paul
Bobbyonrock 21/May/11 Lead O/S
with si
climbingxcat 19/May/11 2nd
with Brian
Tom Stoddart 14/May/11 Lead
with Iain Leverett, Dave Battley
Dave Mahon ?/May/11 Lead
with Alice
frume 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Collin
stoo2k 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
matty123 27/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Alastair Newman
Spanner 26/Apr/11 2nd
mcglenr25 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S
MBano 20/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/11 Lead
peaker16 19/Apr/11 Lead
terri mc 18/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Emma, Eddy, Alex
maherp 18/Apr/11 2nd dog
with Pete Rogers, Sam Taylor
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead
Derikku 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
bnewman 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S

A great adventure for the grade. Tricky start.

with Laurie, Amelia
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead
valentinesbabe 08/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Lovely climb... as nice as Black and Tans

Tithe Technique 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead
Dan Geh 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S
tgeh 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with dan geh
Hidden ?/Apr/11 2nd
ali newman ukc ?/Apr/11 -
Hidden 23/Mar/11 Lead
becoming-stranger 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/11 2nd
TM_Horton 16/Mar/11 Lead O/S

awesome moves, awesome climb.

with addam
johnpuddephatt 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S

First lead at the Roaches.

Hidden 13/Mar/11 -
Hidden 12/Mar/11 2nd rpt
Lunar25 08/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/11 AltLd
sdi 06/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Rob K
Hidden 01/Mar/11 Lead O/S
highfivekrissy ?/Mar/11 2nd
with Andy Waring
Hidden 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Wil Treasure 30/Jan/11 Solo
Jono Graham ??/2011 -
Tom Wayman ??/2011 2nd
ragabond007 ??/2011 Lead

first big climb in front of spectators really enjoyed the moment and the climbing

Stitch ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
John Mckeating ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
dpitt83 ?/Dec/10 Lead O/S
with phil hughes
mhawk 29/Nov/10 Lead O/S
beastlie 07/Nov/10 2nd
RHarding 06/Nov/10 -

Showed Stephen and Adam how to lead

kim.mulji 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Climbed out right and onto corner, instead of up to ledge, which made it much harder I think! Graded this S 4a for what it might have been, but it was really S 5a for my route!

with Andy
andrewgarratt 31/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Kim
mark_jc 17/Oct/10 2nd O/S
tmaciel 17/Oct/10 2nd
dpm23 16/Oct/10 2nd
mick1jones 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Ralph Atkinson
sian88 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Leo Woodhead 12/Oct/10 -
with Steve Romang, Ian W
Ianwesterby 12/Oct/10 2nd
with Leo
jumpingjimminy 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Ellie
ryansb90 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Daren Blackburn
wild_nomad 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Easy climbing, but absolute quality all the way up! Good hand and foot holds just where you want them and will take as much gear as you can carry. Take some slings to extend your quick draws for the first 5 meters or so. S 4a is a fair grade.

with Kevin
andysroom ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
epic ed 26/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Adam F
Kamikaze Badger 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Phil Newing
therat 18/Sep/10 2nd O/S
CharlieMack 18/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Stephen Fey
Double Knee Bar 14/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Iain
stratandrew 12/Sep/10 2nd
with Mark Ashley
sharon lannie 12/Sep/10 2nd
bencole ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Dad
Hidden 30/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Lead
Ky 18/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Tim
Takacs 18/Aug/10 2nd
with Rose Williams
Hidden 18/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
parksy986 16/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 15/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Caroline Hammond
Stuart Hurworth 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Brilliant climb, had to use my head a bit with the single rope and got to the top after sustained but easy climbing. Was forced to belay in a massive swarm of flying ants!

matthomas79 02/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Quite simply my favourite climb to date, beautiful line and , varied climbing and great moves all the way to the top.

Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Nature_Boy12689 31/Jul/10 Lead
hellboundblr 31/Jul/10 2nd
MazElden 29/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Graeme
Graeme James Cook 29/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Maz
arifgul 21/Jul/10 2nd
with Chas Hall
hapymike 21/Jul/10 Lead
squidgebob 08/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with jamie
Hidden 08/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/10 Lead
Sianny 02/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Nick
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Fantastic route, great fun and very varied

with Claire PCC
ianslade 22/Jun/10 Lead β
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Kristiana
Hidden 17/Jun/10 2nd rpt
John Foster 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Stephen
hazeysunshine 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dave
AJ007 02/Jun/10 Solo
Garron 31/May/10 Lead O/S

Went abit off route as went up a few meters of Diamond Wednesday and until the rail and then joined Black Velvet again. still pretty fun

Jim Malo 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/May/10 Lead O/S
michael burrows 24/May/10 Lead O/S
with phil biglands
christensena 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Kev B
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd O/S
Chris the Tall 23/May/10 Solo O/S

Found a couple of move on this quite committing

Rog Wilko 23/May/10 Lead
with Cath Brannighan, Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd O/S
Bisteris 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Rhys Jenkins
tomB 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with John Dennis
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead
Hexman 22/May/10 2nd

Nice route, enjoyed it more than Black and Tans. S 4a in my guidebook which seemed fair

with Rich I
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead
FrankW 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with Andy P, Lee Bonner
bigbobbyking 09/May/10 Lead

accidentially did half of diamond wednesday... oops

with Chris Allan
gethin_allen 03/May/10 Lead O/S

not sure about HVD, i'd say it's at the top end of severe.

with Jimbo C
Jimbo C 03/May/10 2nd
with Gethin
Hidden 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Slarti B 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Natalio, Alistair
Hidden 21/Apr/10 AltLd
Doug Hughes 21/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Paul
Neil Metcalfe101 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Phil 'the Duke'
Hidden 14/Apr/10 2nd O/S
josh_smith_90 09/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Patrick Scott
Hidden 08/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 -
Hidden ?/Apr/10 -
DanT 21/Mar/10 Lead rpt
with Jon Aston
Emma Danis 07/Mar/10 2nd
scotty h 07/Feb/10 2nd β
with Ronnie
Stuart William 07/Feb/10 2nd O/S
SHCS ??/2010 -
cymjt ??/2010 -
DubyaJamesDubya ??/2010 Lead O/S
with Andrew Bevan
SHCS ??/2010 -
snomonkee ??/2010 Lead O/S
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
Laura-lou 14/Dec/09 2nd
with Paul Shepherd
Laura-lou 13/Dec/09 Lead
sce8 08/Nov/09 Lead O/S
with Sarah Jarvis
goddamm7 08/Oct/09 Lead
with Sandrex
Em66 04/Oct/09 Lead
with MUMC
sharon lannie 27/Sep/09 2nd
marclloyd77 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
rfdl100 26/Sep/09 2nd
Batt 18/Sep/09 2nd O/S

Nice route+good gear

with Morgan
chrisallan 14/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/09 2nd O/S
JCB42 12/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Alaina Beacall
ChuckstarUK 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Great fun

with Alison Dixon
Alaina 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with JCB
reubensampson 09/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Justyna Gemzala
ginja1980 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
peter myers ?/Sep/09 Lead
with Debbie Armstrong
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Mike W 22/Aug/09 Solo
JamesBurton 08/Aug/09 2nd
Darrell Read 08/Aug/09 Lead
cliffy 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Andrew Combes
DannyK 07/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Christos
Hidden 06/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 06/Aug/09 2nd O/S
axeman 03/Aug/09 Lead O/S

nice route good fun!

with grace
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
john.gaffney 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Pretty steep for a severe and long. Scared Dave half to death with it being his first outdoor climb in a decade. He made it though. Nice one Dad.

with Davey boy Gaffney
smolders 10/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Lynn C
Double Knee Bar ?/Jul/09 2nd O/S
Glennjoe ?/Jul/09 2nd β

Struggled at hollybush

with Iain
nathanroberts89 ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with glenn
AlexDexter 25/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with katy madden
Graeme Hammond 16/Jun/09 Solo rpt
aeaton69 15/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Josh Hoyle 10/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Howard J 02/Jun/09 Lead rpt
with Vanessa Jackson
zard 26/May/09 Lead O/S

Seemed harder for the grade, the top part not protected but quite easy. Really long one too, have asked my friend to climb to the lowest gear and unclip it because of the rope drag.

Hidden 26/May/09 2nd O/S
Rampikino 24/May/09 Lead
with Cat
reinschgm 24/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jess
MikeDowsett 17/May/09 Lead
with Russ, Andy Neath
colina 09/May/09 2nd

roaches weekenf

with phil
Hidden 26/Apr/09 -
chri55ie 25/Apr/09 TR
becjones 25/Apr/09 2nd dog
with Mike Hough
mike_hough_uk 25/Apr/09 Lead
with chri55ie, Sam, Bec
RankAmateur 25/Apr/09 TR O/S

Excellent climb, but the holly bush is a bit painful to negotiate.

with Christine Bailey; Mike Hough; Bec Jones
Rob Laird 10/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Luke
rob101 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Dan Martyr
nikmorgan ?/Apr/09 2nd
davidwright 01/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Alex failed to follow.

with Sam
MJP 01/Mar/09 Lead dnf
with Lucy Loewenthal
Hidden 01/Mar/09 2nd
Hidden 18/Feb/09 2nd
SteveHi 31/Jan/09 Lead β
with Mark Challoner
colina ??/2009 2nd
with phil
Hidden ??/2009 Lead rpt
Jack.Beech ??/2009 2nd


Hidden ??/2009 Lead
keith leonard ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
Danhan ??/2009 -
Hidden 10/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
sparra 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Livia
Hidden 10/Oct/08 Lead O/S
SteveM 10/Oct/08 2nd O/S 05/Oct/08 Lead rpt

Just lovely, really really lovely :D

with jamesca
Hidden 05/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/08 2nd
DanT 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
ollycreedy 28/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Dan Towns
Hidden 27/Sep/08 2nd O/S
asmith37 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Nicola 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Diccon
9fingerjon 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Matt G
Hidden 23/Aug/08 2nd
Nobster ?/Aug/08 AltLd G/U
with Jon ???
adam06 30/Jul/08 2nd
with Hilary Theaker and dave carr
hils theaker 30/Jul/08 Lead
with Adam
djnc 30/Jul/08 Lead

Got there in the end! Made a mistake at the start and ended up on diamond wednesday (HVS). I'd only just done my first Severe. Lowered down to ledge and tried again. Lovely climb, just READ YOUR GUIDEBOOKS!

with ad
trish1968 22/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Robin
Mike Turner 19/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Dave White
RCrockford 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Andy C
cooper leek ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with donk
neilfish 23/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Dan the American
Hidden 14/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden 13/Feb/08 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Feb/08 Solo O/S
PondLife 27/Jan/08 2nd
with Dan Martyr & Alistair Evans
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
Robin Nichols ??/2008 2nd O/S
with Jim
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
carl_coop ??/2008 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
gingergeorge ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
Calder 01/Dec/07 2nd
with Mark
Hidden 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
RagingPuffin 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Suvi, Liz davies
lizzie789 03/Nov/07 2nd
Al Franks 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Liz Davies and Suvi
Hidden 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S
nicki_2712 03/Nov/07 2nd
with Sam Howell
jameswbrae 03/Nov/07 2nd O/S

Slightly tricky route takne above the holly bush!

with Emma Ross (leading) & Patrick Von Glenn
A Crook 26/Oct/07 2nd
a_d_tru 13/Oct/07 Lead
with Chris B, Stuart
Graeme Hammond 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Creeky
popov86 ?/Sep/07 Lead
mick1jones 24/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Rod Deaves
kendogcatchy 05/Aug/07 Lead
prof_vague 05/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Nick
Andy Nicholson ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Simon Ager
ashleylist ?/Aug/07 -
with Tamsin Collins
Chris Lyon 30/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Tom Whitehead
Hidden 29/Jul/07 Lead O/S
dja 27/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with pippa
Goody 19/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Pat Flynn
Hidden 16/Jun/07 2nd β
Sarah Applegate 10/Jun/07 2nd
with Sid Davies
Hidden 26/May/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead
max_chan 26/May/07 2nd O/S
with Lou
thomasholyoak 20/May/07 Lead
Si dH 17/May/07 2nd rpt


with Neil Furniss
Hidden 01/May/07 Lead
Hidden 01/May/07 2nd
Hidden ?/May/07 Lead O/S
joeym 25/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/07 2nd O/S
davek 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Larson
drop dead fred... ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S 18/Feb/07 Lead O/S

I'm glad I'm not the only one who found this challenging for HVD, though the holds were largely good there was lots of steep ground with little in the way of rests. I really didn't have enough gear either, could have done with twice as many quickdraws, and some big things for the upper section (I ended up running it out fairly excessively).

with Paul (from UKCMC)
Hidden 18/Feb/07 2nd O/S
petellis 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with miles
Becky E ?/Feb/07 Lead rpt
clive-greenwood ??/2007 2nd
with Anna
Anna Horrox ??/2007 Lead O/S
MazElden ??/2007 Lead
Chewie ??/2007 Lead O/S
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
2RoyalAnglian ??/2007 Lead O/S
with mark ansty
Diggler ??/2007 Lead
C.J.Horsfield ??/2007 Lead O/S
russonly 03/Dec/06 2nd O/S
with AndyN, MikeD
dsh 18/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Rob Barton
jimjimmyjimjim 11/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Nov/06 Lead O/S
HeatherF 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with My mum and my sister
Hidden 14/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Jeremy Wilton 13/Oct/06 2nd
with Mark Readman
krikoman 13/Oct/06 Lead O/S

Deffinately hard for HVD thought the upper section eases somewhat. I've led HSs that where easier.

Hidden 06/Oct/06 Lead O/S
dpmUK 01/Oct/06 Lead
with Beardy (MUMC)
Hidden 01/Oct/06 2nd O/S
simonfife 17/Sep/06 2nd O/S
Dave Wearing 17/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Simonty1
Hidden 15/Sep/06 Solo O/S
ungracefulathlete 05/Sep/06 Lead O/S

A nice climb, a lot higher than previously lead, pretty scarry for a low grade.

with Jamie
net 12/Aug/06 2nd
with Raph & Steve C
Hidden 12/Aug/06 Lead O/S
steev 12/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with Raph B
ChrisBrooke 06/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Carole Baker
Hidden 05/Aug/06 Solo O/S
pottsworth 04/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Couldn't get established in the main crack at about half height, so had to traverse out left, up the corner (of black and tans?) and back right, fine after that, seemed much harder than maud's garden at severe

Hidden 03/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Dave Mahon ?/Aug/06 -
with Mark Moody
Hidden 30/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/06 Lead
Hidden 23/Jul/06 2nd
colin milton 21/Jul/06 2nd
with horace
Hidden 14/Jul/06 Lead
Marvino 29/Jun/06 Lead
with Stuart
DerwentDiluted 24/Jun/06 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
tomboyle 20/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with horsi
Hidden 11/Jun/06 2nd
dan gibson 04/Jun/06 Solo rpt
Alfredo ?/Jun/06 Lead
with Jen
John Eley ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/06 2nd
rob wmc 14/May/06 Lead O/S
with Pete & Steve
Hidden 04/Mar/06 2nd
NickST ?/Mar/06 AltLd
MazElden ??/2006 -
dan gibson ??/2006 -
John Lisle ??/2006 -
MikeDowsett ??/2006 Lead
with Kris Scheinkonig
Steve Banham ??/2006 Lead
Bargate_Champ 23/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Si dH 16/Oct/05 Lead rpt
with Liam and Maria
Hidden 21/Sep/05 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/Sep/05 2nd
Hidden 21/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/05 2nd
NickST ?/Aug/05 AltLd O/S
with Phil Tucker
Hidden 23/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Rampikino 23/Jun/05 Lead
with Liz Hay
Dave Mason ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Trev Tatler
naughtybadboy 16/May/05 Lead
with simon day
Howard J 19/Apr/05 Lead rpt
with Judy Thornber
Hidden 02/Apr/05 Lead O/S
tatz45 ?/Mar/05 Lead O/S
with Keren Willcocks
Sankey ?/Jan/05 -
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
mark s ??/2005 -
adam carless ??/2005 Lead O/S

Got lost and ended up doing part of Diamond Wednesday too. Good route though, will be back sometime to see if my navigation skills have improved.

with Rosie A
Si dH ?/Dec/04 Lead O/S
with Alison Ingleby
Becky E ?/Nov/04 Lead O/S
riddle ?/Oct/04 Lead
with Tom Elliot
Smelly Fox ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with Rob Clifton
victim of mathematics 11/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Cornish Merlin 11/Aug/04 2nd
Howard J 10/Aug/04 Lead rpt
with Mark Ford
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead
Will Gordon ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Phil Nelson, Rob Gleeson
cpoad 24/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Darryl C
Hidden ?/May/04 Lead O/S
CurlyStevo ??/2004 Lead
Andrew Abraham ??/2004 Lead O/S

Emris on 2nd

donkster ??/2004 Lead O/S
with trigg
Hidden ??/2004 Solo O/S
tobydunford 01/Nov/03 Lead O/S
with Keith Hobbs
Simon Caldwell 19/Oct/03 Lead rpt
with Carmen
jimshrimp 24/Jul/03 Lead
Chris Ellis 29/Jun/03 2nd
with Nic Bassnett
Hidden 22/Jun/03 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 21/Jun/03 2nd O/S
with Shona D'arcy
Hidden ?/May/03 -
Gus 02/Apr/03 Solo
DAL 03/Mar/03 2nd
Hidden ??/2003 AltLd O/S
Hopevalleypaul ??/2003 2nd
with Mike C
petekeron ??/2003 Lead O/S
Alastair Hudson 14/Dec/02 Lead
with Mia Stacey
Hidden 21/Jul/02 Lead
Howard J 03/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with Vanessa Jackson
Andy Clarke 19/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Nick
shaun walby 30/May/02 Lead O/S
with Mike Aston
FrankW 20/Apr/02 AltLd O/S
with Joe
Stevie_R 18/Apr/02 2nd O/S
with rod
Hidden 05/Apr/02 2nd
andy007 03/Apr/02 Lead O/S

Exposed but well protected - excellent route

with Jon Humphreys
platt2000 ??/2002 -
Hidden ??/2002 Lead
kato'sdad ??/2002 Lead
RobSimmo ??/2002 2nd O/S
chrishedgehog 27/Oct/01 Lead O/S
with C. Parfitt, Joe Thompson
Hedley 26/Aug/01 Lead O/S
with Steve Runnacles
Dale Berry 27/Aug/00 Lead rpt
with Claire Berry
thomasholyoak ?/Aug/00 2nd
Dale Berry 15/Jul/00 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
Sam and will ?/Jul/00 2nd O/S
with Anthony Bennett
Laramadness 30/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 01/Apr/00 Lead O/S
with Adrian Perry
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
tlr ??/2000 Lead
alan moore ??/2000 -
rocktigger ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Clare
Hidden ?/Sep/99 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover ?/Sep/99 Lead
Steve Pardoe 17/Jul/99 2nd

Lost way on Black & Tans, this variation S With Ian Grimsey

with Youarsey / NWF Posse (uk.rec.climbing)
Russell Flynn 14/May/99 2nd O/S
rlrs ??/1999 2nd
Hidden 13/Dec/98 Lead
fellgazelle ??/1998 Lead O/S

and again with dad, Martin Senior, Richard Hewitt

with Ann Fooks
Hidden 12/Oct/97 Solo
skygodley 12/Jul/97 Lead O/S
timreynolds 27/May/97 Lead
with Rob Clark
Chris Murray ?/May/97 Lead
Hidden ??/1997 Lead
CrashMat Rob 01/Aug/96 Lead O/S
EddieA 04/May/96 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Oct/95 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/95 2nd
Duncan Bourne 09/Mar/95 Solo O/S
brady ??/1995 2nd
with John Cameron
Hidden 21/Feb/93 Solo
Hidden 30/Aug/92 Lead O/S
stokienomad 23/Apr/92 Lead
nai ??/1992 Lead
Hidden ?/Oct/91 Lead
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 25/May/91 Lead O/S
Gordon Stainforth 23/May/91 2nd
with John Stainforth
Raggar 20/Apr/91 Lead
with Chris B
adi bryant 19/Apr/91 Lead O/S
with chunky Dave
Martin Bennett 21/Jul/90 -
with Tim
Roget 08/Apr/90 Solo rpt
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Hidden ??/1990 -
OMSKB ??/1989 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/88 Lead
Iain Thow 05/May/88 Lead
with Andy Sutton
Hidden ??/1988 Lead
Ian Archer 05/Aug/87 Lead O/S
with Marcus Sierp
charlesmfrench 08/Nov/86 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 20/Apr/85 Lead
with Martin Cash
Hidden 28/Aug/84 Lead
Hidden 01/Apr/84 Lead
Hidden ??/1984 Lead O/S
Nigel Bond 19/Feb/83 Lead
with Charlie Leverton
andy tetsill ?/Feb/81 Lead
with Rob Kevan
andy tetsill ?/Sep/80 Lead
with Rob Kevan
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1980 Solo
leland stamper 14/Oct/79 Solo O/S
andy tetsill ?/Aug/79 2nd
with Whitehall Course
Hidden 17/Sep/77 Lead
rogerskews ??/1976 Solo
tapley 11/Aug/74 Lead
with Alison Tapley
Hidden ??/1973 -
mikej 28/Apr/71 Lead
with Stewart Grant
Rog Wilko ?/Jan/71 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Hidden ??/1968 Lead
Hidden 12/Nov/67 2nd
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