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8m. The pleasant left-trending crack on polished footholds. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Roaches VDiff's.

ollyrowe 14/Oct/17 2nd O/S
with Tim
TimMorgan 14/Oct/17 Lead O/S


with Olly
Flavio 08/Sep/17 Solo O/S
simeclimb68 26/Aug/17 2nd O/S
with Heather Lewis
Connorolfe 12/Aug/17 Solo O/S
EdC 12/Aug/17 Lead O/S

Especially fun with a few very large cams

with Sarah W
Jamie Brown 23/Jul/17 2nd O/S
with Dave D, Pete Bradshaw
Hidden 23/Jul/17 Lead
WillRhodes 21/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Did in the rain as a quick alternative to ogden arête, which will have to go another time

Andy DJ 18/Jun/17 Lead
with Ben Jones, Tony, CHASETRAILBUILDA
Droyd 28/May/17 Solo O/S
BradDodd 30/Apr/17 2nd
mattdennies 30/Apr/17 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 29/Apr/17 Solo O/S
EllieWoods 29/Apr/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/17 Lead
Issy 12/Mar/17 2nd
with Rich
smoreda 16/Dec/16 Lead
Lilla Horvath 29/Oct/16 2nd O/S
Pete_Mosely 23/Oct/16 2nd β
with Gareth
Graeme Hammond 15/Oct/16 Solo O/S
tom bre 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Lizzie
Chris1234H 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S
slab_happy 07/Oct/16 Lead O/S
dr_botnik 07/Oct/16 2nd
with Clare
Kinge 17/Sep/16 Solo O/S
keith Lonsdale 13/Sep/16 Solo
freemanTom 10/Sep/16 Solo
scottyp 04/Sep/16 Lead
Hidden 04/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Jweden2 13/Aug/16 2nd
IainMay 07/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Zoe Arschavir 07/Aug/16 Lead
with IainMay
cpoad 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Clare F
cragtyke 19/Jul/16 Solo
John Brayshaw 17/Jul/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
CathS 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with John Rowlands
stev1e.wilso 17/Jul/16 2nd O/S
knighty 19/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Nice romp.

with Tom Swift
SuperLee1985 19/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Pleasant climbing.

with Jack Leung
phleppy 09/Jun/16 Solo
with Garr
Hidden 08/Jun/16 2nd
mmmhumous 08/Jun/16 Lead O/S


with Marie, Laura, Ged
stevethomas 04/Jun/16 Lead
with Heather
alaster tonge 28/May/16 Solo O/S

In big boots

rich88 28/May/16 TR β
thecruxclimber 15/May/16 Lead rpt
dantheoptimist 14/May/16 Lead O/S
bsparky 14/May/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/16 Solo
cpforbes 08/May/16 Lead O/S
thecruxclimber 05/May/16 Lead O/S
gar0cky 30/Apr/16 Lead
Hidden 22/Apr/16 2nd
shell145 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Helen
GargoyleFeet 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Claire
philmitch 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S

in the wet.

Steve Clegg 22/Mar/16 2nd
with Clare
Andy Morley 28/Feb/16 2nd O/S
mapperley samurai 28/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Andy Morley
Joecartmell 13/Oct/15 2nd
Michael Bortoluzzi 11/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Brook Mitchell (WCC), Emily (WCC)
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Lead
rockman 15/Sep/15 Lead O/S
timcedwards 15/Sep/15 2nd
Dave Garnett 04/Jul/15 2nd
with Kate Garnett
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Solo O/S
calico1972 14/Jun/15 2nd rpt
buxtoncoffeelover 21/May/15 Solo
swoollock 10/May/15 Lead
Hidden 25/Apr/15 Lead
hirving 25/Apr/15 2nd O/S

first and only climb of saturday. climbed in boots. proceeded to snow upwards when I got to the top.

Hidden 25/Apr/15 Lead O/S
jordangolding 25/Apr/15 Lead
with hirving
fuzzysheep01 24/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
willweatherburn 02/Apr/15 2nd

Followed Fran

sambeaumont 14/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Andy Hudson 18/Oct/14 Lead
with Adrian Carter
Hidden 18/Oct/14 2nd
John Brayshaw 18/Oct/14 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/14 -
Finn Curry 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Tim Akast
Stephen Halliday 27/Sep/14 Lead
with John Wilshaw
Paul Hy 22/Sep/14 Lead
with Lee W
lee1234 22/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Paul Hy
prwalker 21/Sep/14 Lead
with Karl Claxton
net 14/Sep/14 Lead
with Cath
r_o_b_h2 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Wright.phil 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with ClaireD, Paul Hy
Paul Hy 15/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Paul Hy 15/Jul/14 Solo rpt
ClaireD 15/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Phil Wright, Paul Hyland
ClaireD 15/Jul/14 2nd rpt
with Phil Wright
ClaireD 15/Jul/14 Lead β

Gear still in place from Phil's lead.

with Phil Wright, Paul Hyland
HumphreyJ20 29/Jun/14 Solo O/S
mrmoe17 23/Jun/14 Lead O/S
David Walker 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 21/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Leleanor93 14/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Was meant to go up the slab to the right but got too excited about having a crack to climb! Oopsie!

JonBlundell 21/May/14 Lead β
with Pat Buntam
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead
ClareG 17/May/14 2nd O/S

Followed Dad up, mainly to rescue a rope!

SHONAJONES 03/May/14 Lead O/S
riff156 30/Mar/14 Solo O/S
HannahC 30/Mar/14 2nd
with Jo Smith
ecromwell 16/Mar/14 Solo O/S
alexm198 16/Mar/14 Solo O/S
anthonylewis 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/14 2nd
pastysnanna ??/2014 -
dave4430 24/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Anne Gumbley 24/Nov/13 2nd
with David Cross
Tarquin 24/Nov/13 2nd
with Louise
Louvet 24/Nov/13 Lead
with Tarquin
thehugehead 05/Oct/13 -
with Alice
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead rpt
benny_m 05/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with Su
Hidden 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/13 2nd
Hidden 21/Sep/13 TR
3kidsandanorton 14/Sep/13 2nd
with Nick L
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Otis 31/Aug/13 Lead

Quite a long way up before the first piece of gear, but enjoyable all the same.

Hidden 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Sarah2508 11/Jul/13 2nd
lucyh 06/Jul/13 Lead
Poco Loco 06/Jul/13 2nd
with Lucy
kermit_uk 29/Jun/13 2nd O/S
MikeDowsett 09/Jun/13 Lead
csh.1000 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Mike
scooba2cv 02/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Dan Geh 26/May/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead
trish1968 26/May/13 2nd
Hidden 06/May/13 2nd
staceyjg 20/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Paul Hy 13/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Dave W
mevanssmith 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 06/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Umer
The Norris 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Gem
londonoring 11/Nov/12 TR


Hidden 11/Nov/12 TR
joeflan 27/Oct/12 2nd O/S
riff156 14/Oct/12 Solo
riddle 14/Sep/12 Solo O/S
with Yasmina
chumleywarner 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
charley 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
carl_123 07/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Bullybones 18/Aug/12 Solo
Hidden 22/Jul/12 2nd O/S
bennys89 ?/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Bisteris 04/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Glen Du Jardin
PeteWilson 30/May/12 Lead O/S

nice little route, would make a very good first lead

MikeDowsett 10/May/12 2nd
Hidden 10/May/12 Lead O/S
TM_Horton 28/Mar/12 Solo O/S
beth_may 17/Mar/12 2nd
becoming-stranger 17/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Beth Mc
Dan0Me 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Daniel Smedley
solfreak 12/Dec/11 -

Self belay top rope

p_won 01/Dec/11 Lead
Heggie 23/Nov/11 Lead
with Tim Rodgers
joeflan 01/Nov/11 2nd O/S
Derek Furze 28/Oct/11 Solo
agallimore 23/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
yarrow 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Dougstep
marcoleptic 27/Sep/11 Solo O/S
valentinesbabe 18/Sep/11 2nd

Nice straightforward climb

Tithe Technique 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
kez1 10/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with ian gunn
Adderbury Climber 10/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Kez
eeonz 20/Aug/11 2nd
tompilgrem 19/Aug/11 2nd rpt
with Nick/D
Boran 16/Aug/11 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Paul Hy 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Solo O/S
swoollock 09/Jul/11 Lead
cragant 07/Jul/11 Lead
mullermn 02/Jul/11 2nd O/S

Warming up

Kylie 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Mark Hatton 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
jumpingjimminy 26/Jun/11 2nd rpt
gingerwolf 23/Jun/11 Solo β
hazeysunshine 23/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with GT
Hidden 19/Jun/11 2nd
paul horabin 01/Jun/11 -
colin milton 21/May/11 Solo
Andy Hardy 25/Apr/11 2nd
Tom Harper 15/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 15/Apr/11 Lead O/S
tubby Tez 11/Apr/11 2nd O/S
najki_2000 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S

enjoyable and good gear throughout

with Chris Rose
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
scotty h 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S

did this instead of Ogden arete, as the start was too difficult.

Hidden 27/Mar/11 Solo O/S
tompilgrem 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
quantized 19/Mar/11 Solo O/S
with Emma Bowles
Hidden 07/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
Kingsjester 14/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Quite greasy in places, but a nice climb overall.

Paul C F 14/Nov/10 2nd
matthomas79 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Nicola Thomas
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
benny_m 10/Oct/10 2nd O/S
antmorgan1991 20/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Danny Crump 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
LiL Saz 12/Sep/10 2nd
jonathan watt 31/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Laura-lou 22/Aug/10 2nd
with James - Turnaround, Claire Sheehan
Hidden 02/Aug/10 2nd
Mike Turner 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Joshua Turner
Hidden 13/Jun/10 2nd
kiwi boy 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Nice finish

with Richard Fox
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Leelogs 12/Jun/10 2nd
with SCC
dpmUK 12/Jun/10 Solo rpt
staceyjg 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Emma, Katie, Chris Gardner
Jim Malo 31/May/10 2nd rpt
electriclinz 23/May/10 2nd
with Robert
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead
Kamikaze Badger 18/May/10 2nd
with Phil Newing
gingerwolf 16/May/10 Lead O/S
minus273degrees 11/May/10 2nd
Shane-Smith 11/Apr/10 Lead


with Tiff
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd
Laura-lou 08/Apr/10 Lead
with dad
cooper leek 21/Mar/10 Lead rpt
with dawn
Yanis Nayu 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Phil Lucas
tanssop 13/Mar/10 2nd
with Wayne
Rob Davies 07/Mar/10 Solo
Cossar 16/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Si
peaches69 26/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with murray
muwasi 16/Jan/10 Lead O/S
SHCS ??/2010 -
aharbey ??/2010 Lead
GF ??/2010 -
rfdl100 27/Sep/09 2nd O/S
AlastairB 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
fordie77 22/Aug/09 2nd
SGD 02/Aug/09 Solo
RCrockford 02/Aug/09 2nd
with Charlie
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Lead
cooper leek 25/Jun/09 Solo O/S
bavarianGaz 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S

First Lead!!

with Andy and Dan
khumbu-Kid 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Ross
Valentino 11/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 30/May/09 2nd
Hidden 30/May/09 2nd
kirsty52 30/May/09 2nd
with Paul, Emma, Chris H
mr_cf 23/May/09 Lead O/S

Clean First Assent, First proper outdoor lead climb!

with Julien Chape
deanr 23/May/09 Lead O/S
ChrisBigwood 10/May/09 Lead
with Lee Eccles, Mark Rowe
cayteye 02/May/09 Lead

took fran up

with Paul Highams
tradguy 02/May/09 2nd O/S
PaulGreenhead 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Kirsty
Kirsty 12/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/09 2nd
Rob Laird 11/Apr/09 Solo O/S
mr random 10/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Climbed in the rain

with Mike H
dashitboarder 05/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 01/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden 22/Mar/09 2nd
Jake Howard 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Mark Stitson
heathergotrumbled 22/Mar/09 TR O/S
with MS
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
embob 21/Mar/09 Lead
with Pa
Ewan Russell 15/Mar/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Peter Drake 15/Mar/09 Solo O/S
jumpingjimminy 15/Mar/09 2nd rpt
with Ellie
Hidden 15/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Martyn ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
stordys ??/2009 -
Jim Malo 26/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/08 Solo O/S
asmith37 12/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/08 Lead
climbing_wiggy ?/Aug/08 2nd β
with Bolty
mmalbon 30/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Very nice steady climb for beginners

with Mick, James and Dave Lowndes
Hidden 29/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/08 Lead
Hidden 29/Jul/08 2nd
Rob Messenger 26/Jul/08 Lead
with Rob Stordy
mortimea 13/Jul/08 2nd
with Greg Richards
Janey Turner 13/Jul/08 TR
with Andi Turner, Suzanne Hobday
Steve Pardoe 02/Jul/08 Solo O/S

Nice solo to end the evening, not as polished as reported, barely a VDiff.

Duncan I 02/Jul/08 Solo
Hidden 20/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 20/Jun/08 2nd
dashitboarder 15/Jun/08 Solo
with Dad
jumpingjimminy 31/May/08 2nd O/S
with Paul
mintcake 29/May/08 Lead
with John Kelly
Hidden 17/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/May/08 Solo O/S
Allan Young 03/May/08 Lead O/S
with Owen Evans
fizzychewitt 26/Apr/08 Lead
with Kat
Hidden 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Dave Wearing 12/Apr/08 Lead
with Geoff Graham
wayne87thecut 16/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Quixos
Jonny M 10/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Adam Limer
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
stordys ??/2008 -
Hidden 12/Oct/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/07 Lead
cem 06/Oct/07 Solo O/S
PanzerHanzler 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Isobel Chandler
doughboy_swiftandsure 27/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Monk 11/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/07 2nd O/S
edmitchell 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with kai ren
Ben Hollands 14/Jul/07 Lead
with Wendy Anderson
Hidden 14/Jul/07 Lead O/S
bobpilgrem 05/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Bob/Nic
Hidden ?/Jul/07 Lead
goi.ashmore 16/Jun/07 Solo O/S
DanT 10/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Amy managed to wedge her knee but its was removed though liberal use of sun cream as a lubricant.

with Olly Creedy, Amy
ollycreedy 10/Jun/07 TR O/S
with Dan Towns
Mark Collins 03/Jun/07 Solo
with Neil Henson
a_simecek 29/Apr/07 2nd
with Alex Dyhouse
dpmUK 17/Apr/07 Solo O/S
ungracefulathlete 17/Apr/07 2nd rpt

still as wonderful as the first time.

with Ben
Guy Wilson 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/07 Solo
donkster 04/Apr/07 Solo rpt
eduardo 28/Mar/07 Solo
The Mountain Goat 11/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Mike W 02/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Ben
Hidden 14/Jan/07 2nd
naughtybadboy 14/Jan/07 Lead
Andrew Abraham ??/2007 -
dread-i 02/Dec/06 Lead rpt
with eppa
eppa 02/Dec/06 2nd O/S

first time on grit!

with dread-i
Hidden 08/Oct/06 Lead O/S
AJ007 07/Oct/06 Solo
with Dan
dan gibson 07/Oct/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/06 Lead
Hidden 15/Sep/06 2nd
dread-i 26/Aug/06 Lead O/S


with castleman
Castleman 26/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with dread-i
VS4b 30/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Tom M Williams 08/Jul/06 Solo O/S
John Sergeant ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Lead
John Eley ?/Aug/05 -
ungracefulathlete ?/Jun/05 2nd β

My first climb

with Ryan Stonier
Neil Curtis 18/May/05 Lead rpt
with Nick Ashwood
Nick Ashwood 18/May/05 2nd
Neil Curtis 08/May/05 2nd
with Alice Cruickshank
Hidden 29/Apr/05 2nd
Hidden 10/Apr/05 Lead
Rampikino 06/Apr/05 Lead
with Bob Brown
Neil Curtis 08/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Marta de Madariaga
Hidden 08/Aug/04 Solo
Will Gordon ?/Aug/04 Solo
sce8 02/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/04 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/04 Lead O/S
mol ?/Apr/04 Solo
SteveM 28/Mar/04 2nd
with Roger
Katie Weston 12/Mar/04 Lead rpt
Simon Caldwell 19/Oct/03 2nd O/S
with Carmen
Andy Clarke 12/Aug/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/03 2nd
DerwentDiluted 04/Jun/03 Solo
Hidden 20/Apr/03 Solo
andy007 12/Apr/03 Solo O/S
with Dave C
Hidden ?/Aug/02 Lead
Hammy 27/Mar/02 Solo
Hidden 01/Oct/00 2nd
Martin Bennett 10/May/00 Solo
Hidden ?/May/00 Solo
Gus 26/Jan/00 Solo
Katie Weston ?/Aug/99 2nd
craig h 08/Oct/98 Solo O/S
with Jamie Lillieman
FrankW 29/Aug/98 Solo O/S
with Joe
FrankW 04/Jul/98 Solo O/S
with None
martroberts 29/Mar/98 Solo O/S
Rog Wilko ?/Jul/97 2nd
with Debbie Wilkinson
alan moore ??/1996 -
nai ??/1995 Solo
stevefromstoke 18/Sep/94 TR O/S
with daniel
smudge ??/1993 Solo O/S
Roget ??/1991 Solo O/S
Rob Davies ?/Mar/90 Solo
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Nick Rundall ??/1990 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 17/May/89 Solo
tlr ?/Oct/88 TR
with Fin and Nick
tapley 18/Sep/87 Solo
Bullybones ??/1987 -
Ian Archer 06/Sep/86 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 09/Jan/83 Solo
babymoac 29/May/78 -
mikej 25/Apr/71 Solo
with E
mikej 24/Jun/70 Solo
with Nick Taylor, Rosemary Lewis, Pete Williams, Malcolm Eldridge
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