32m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
1) 4b, 10m. As for Rose Bowl.
2) 5a, 20m. Step left and pull through a notch in the overhang to the left of a large hanging flake, onto the slab above. Continue up the face on good holds, trending slightly leftwards. A fine pitch with many (even 10 perhaps) surprising holds. © Rockfax

FA. Chris Calow 1978

Ticklists: The 100 Best UK VS routes?.

marconi 16/Sep 2nd
with Mackie
mrs milf 08/Jul 2nd
with John Cook
jshields 05/Jul 2nd
chris ginge 23/Jun AltLd O/S

with neil .slippery but easy first pitch, bang on second ,excellent route worth 5a worth 3*

jon_gill1 30/Apr Lead O/S

A fantastic route and one of the best peak limestone VS's I've ever done!

petecallaghan 30/Apr Lead O/S

Great route

EllieWoods 30/Apr 2nd rpt
g1m147 23/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr 2nd
Mattilda 15/Apr AltLd

first (easy) pitch. Top pitch probably second best route i've done.

with Giles
Sam Watson 25/Mar Lead O/S

Done as one pitch. Good rock and fun climbing above the ledge. Take lots of slings!

ned_85 02/Oct/16 2nd
with Robert Adie
adie84 02/Oct/16 -
Elizabeth Allen 13/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with Luke
Luke90 13/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Liz
philhilo 03/Jul/16 2nd O/S
with Helen E
samkat 03/Jul/16 2nd
Neal Jobling 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Done in one pitch. Fantastic climb!

with Sameer
Hidden 03/Jul/16 AltLd dog
Lynn Robin 24/Jun/16 2nd
PanzerHanzler 24/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Lynn Robin, Bob Butcher
Calum Wadsworth 08/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Class, found the last bit a bit hard... not sure if I went off route or (more than likely) just a limestone punter...

with Emma
lanky 01/Jun/16 2nd
with Rich
Hidden 08/May/16 Lead O/S
PeteWilson 20/Apr/16 AltLd O/S

lovely route, reachy crux, top pitch very worthwile. as everyone else stated :)

with Andi T, Dave
Hidden ??/2016 -
Darron ??/2016 -
sopaz 19/Sep/15 2nd
with Palmer
Palmer 19/Sep/15 Lead

As one Pitch, Fantastic

BTphonehome 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Kasha
GLO 08/Aug/15 Lead
kasha_gregson 08/Aug/15 2nd
with Bram
Gavinwm 08/Aug/15 2nd
Wayne S 02/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Dale
D Berry 02/Aug/15 2nd β

Top pitch makes it all worthwhile. Very good.

with Wayne S
cathymiller 19/Jul/15 AltLd O/S

Great top pitch, but very big reach required in the middle of it.

the power 17/Jul/15 2nd rpt
with neil
Ardo 17/Jul/15 Lead O/S
mcmitch 19/Jun/15 -
Lynn Robin 19/Jun/15 2nd
with martin hore
jmills94 28/May/15 AltLd O/S

should have done it in one as rope drag would have been no issue. Top pitch is brilliant, huge holds appear every time you need them and a few reachy moves between. One tricky move but the gear is so good you dont really notice it. Worth every star.

with Neil McCallister
Gavdee1 24/May/15 2nd
with Tony Johnson
tonevert 24/May/15 Lead O/S
with Gavin
davewsargent 16/May/15 Lead O/S
with jeff ingman, jon shields
jshields 16/May/15 2nd


Lukem6 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S
jimbonfire 18/Aug/14 -
'The Potts' 08/Aug/14 2nd
admackie 07/Aug/14 -
with john
Jenny Clarke ?/Aug/14 2nd
with paul
Hidden 27/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
Graeme Hammond 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
chinkus303 14/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
the power 01/Jun/14 2nd O/S
admackie 01/Jun/14 Lead

really enjoyable

Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead
ColinD 31/May/14 2nd
with Craig
Brannock 04/May/14 2nd rpt


Peakphil 28/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Crux quite tricky for the short.

with Bernie
Robin Nichols 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Roger
j.buckley87 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
hazeysunshine 22/Sep/13 2nd dog
with Thea, Helen L
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Milne 15/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Dave
Whealiebob 15/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Lead as one pitch, absolutely brilliant!

with Terry
Hidden 07/Jul/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 29/Jun/13 2nd O/S
doughobbs 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Great climb but the scramble upto the start is fun! P1 is just grand but then P2 trumps it and the view down into the dale below once topped out is fantastic! The walk off is a good one as it's not clear and not that easy, we went left for a while then came back right and eventually descended down using the rope as a pull through hand line round various trees due to the scrabbly/slippy scree type surface and ended up at the foot of Campanile - a brilliant route and worth the stars in my eyes!

with Antoinette Wintin
tatz45 27/May/13 Lead O/S

Really nice climb, don't be put off by the first pitch. Crux was a long reach for 5 foot 5 Katy.

madasten 20/Apr/13 2nd
with Gaz
gazfellows 20/Apr/13 Lead

Absolutely top class climbing, with an Awsome belay view. This route is well worthy of 3 stars! Brilliant!

with Billy
odox 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S

Top class.

with Sam Webb
nic_andrews 02/Apr/13 2nd
with Ian Clare, Jason fox
Dave Pen ??/2013 Lead

good holds and pro,crux at the top!Good aproach shoes needed as scree is loose

andybirtwistle ??/2013 -
Marq 06/Oct/12 AltLd O/S

Steve led first pitch

Hidden 06/Oct/12 AltLd
JEP 18/Aug/12 2nd rpt
Batt 18/Aug/12 AltLd O/S

Lead P2 Nice pocket pulling after slimey first pitch

with Dan
Different Steve 11/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Emma Hawkins
stemill 28/Jul/12 AltLd


Chris Manasseh 28/Jul/12 AltLd

Led P2

with Ste Millington
will9911 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Pete Nugent
Dan Lane 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S

In one pitch, why would you do it any other way? Ignore the rockfax line at the top, it's completely wrong! it would be about E4 if you were to follow it, move rightwards into a groove.

with Martin Kocsis
MDowson 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with sam webb
Brannock 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Awesome, jugs all the way.

Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
cymjt ??/2012 -
JayAyBee ??/2012 Lead O/S
with Pat
Stewart Armstrong ??/2012 -
lithos 02/Oct/11 Lead

very nice, pull onto slab, go slightly right then back left at groove. The RF line is blank

garethb 01/Oct/11 Lead
with cheque
Hidden 01/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
Fran S8 03/Sep/11 2nd
Bry 03/Sep/11 AltLd O/S
with Fran
Hidden ?/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Andy Hardy 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Jonathon Prager
JEP 28/Jun/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
masa-alpin 18/Jun/11 Lead rpt

I seconded it 3(?) years ago, and this time I lead it in an occasional drizzle. Confirmed the quality of the route - the best VS route I have ever done in Peak Limestone so far.

with Matt B, Luke A
Hidden 18/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 05/Jun/11 AltLd
victim of mathematics 25/May/11 Lead O/S

Great secret jugs.

with Dom
marcoleptic 19/May/11 Lead O/S
with Banjo, Andy Shep
biobuild 19/May/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead
Tim Brookes 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
MoWalker3 09/Apr/11 2nd
with CJ, chrissy
chrissy 09/Apr/11 Lead
Chriswallis2 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Anna
Ahab 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Ahab 02/Oct/10 Solo β

Just had to solo it, mind blowing!

Graeme Hammond 02/Oct/10 Solo rpt

Exhilarating solo after 2nding it again :D

Graeme Hammond 02/Oct/10 2nd rpt
pebbles 16/Sep/10 2nd

polished and reachy. and dont get me started on the approach/descent...

MikeDowsett 12/Sep/10 AltLd
with John Harrison
Hidden 01/Aug/10 AltLd rpt
Kirill 01/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

lead second pitch

lukas richardo ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S

lovely stuff. just take slings for the plethora of threads and all will be well. jamie cooked up a spicy looking direct finish. just go straight up from the ledge. non of this moving gently rightwards to follow the natural line on good holds nonsense.

with dale, prav, jamie
jayrenegade 25/Jul/10 AltLd

Sweet route, holds just appear from nowhere.

with Luke
Graeme Hammond 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S

EXCELLENT, what a great set of holds!!! Jim led in one big pitch which made for a even better route overall. clearly worth 3 stars!!

Jim Slater 25/Jul/10 Lead rpt

Led in one pitch

Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
JEP 27/Jun/10 AltLd
bigdrew 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Mark R
markfairbank 30/May/10 Lead O/S
with SteveyM
SteveMyatt 30/May/10 2nd O/S
with Mark Fairbank
Bex_M 23/May/10 2nd
with Duncan Dunbar
jshields 25/Apr/10 Lead

Done before with Sarah

Hidden ??/2010 Lead
GF ??/2010 -
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/09 2nd
jimdanson 12/Sep/09 Lead

Did in one long pitch. Brilliant climbing

with dan middleton
Different Steve 01/Sep/09 AltLd rpt

Led P2

with Clare
Hidden 23/Aug/09 2nd
Sam1991 18/Aug/09 2nd

Cool route, tricky move at the top, the rest is simple at 4c

with Mark
mark20 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Did in one pitch. Amazing juggy pockets and lots of threads. Good clean rock too.

Simon Caldwell 08/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

I led pitch 2. A good route, but with the crux significantly harder than the rest of it, which is mostly 4a/b. Would be a doddle if you're tall!

with Carmen
HimTiggins 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Jon & Paul
treacherous ?/Jul/09 2nd
aquazepp ?/Jul/09 Lead
Hidden 28/Jun/09 -
porridgefan 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Niall Francis
Hidden ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/09 AltLd O/S
Jim Slater 31/May/09 AltLd O/S

Al backed out of the top moves.

Different Steve 30/May/09 2nd rpt
with Steve Gray & Carol Fowles
bridget143 11/May/09 Lead O/S
with Sion
Hidden 10/May/09 2nd
Michelle_250 22/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Joe and Giles
Joez 22/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Superb climb. With Giles (barefoot)

Giles-Caradog ?/Apr/09 2nd
stemill 29/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
with Graham
Calder 29/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
with Ste
thomasadixon 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Absolutely brilliant route.

with Alan
Reaver2k 21/Mar/09 2nd O/S

Fantastic route, really peculiar holds, so many enormous incut jugs seperated by quite blank sections. Intial section very easy, then up the flake, feels steep but still easy. All the way up to the next steep section, then theres one 5a move into a big jug. Put my left foot quite far right (in relation to my body) stepped up and reached it easily. Lovely spot at the top, had a look around and abbed off the tree back down, took two abseils and ended up with a curious family watching us abb.

runestone 21/Mar/09 AltLd
with Mike B
Different Steve 20/Sep/08 AltLd rpt
with Johnboy & Karen Roberts
runestone 23/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
with Paul V
Hidden 11/Aug/08 Lead O/S
b.hayley ?/Aug/08 2nd
Alfredo ?/Aug/08 Lead
with Ben H
masa-alpin 28/Jun/08 2nd β

Surprising jug after jug! One of the best VSs!

with Brian Q
Hidden 14/Jun/08 2nd rpt
westong 14/Jun/08 Lead
Matthallinan 29/May/08 Lead
with Nicky Winn
Hidden 21/May/08 2nd
DannyK 10/May/08 Lead O/S
with Katie
Hidden 06/May/08 AltLd O/S
runestone 05/May/08 Lead
with J
AndrewJenkins ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
runestone 08/Sep/07 2nd
with Mike B
runestone 25/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
with Paul V
Chris the Tall 10/Aug/07 AltLd rpt

I led the first pitch (4b), Simon the second (5a)

MD 04/Aug/07 AltLd
with Misha
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Sankey 06/Apr/07 AltLd O/S

Lead second pitch. Well positioned, amazing holds and gear (threaded nuts galore)

with Andy E
keith leonard ??/2007 Lead
coffeepot ??/2007 2nd
with jelaby
Si dH 18/Nov/06 Lead O/S

Gets 5a in the guidebook! Probably 4c for me really. Great route.

with Neil Furniss
Different Steve 06/Nov/06 2nd rpt
with Simon Chandler
Cameron13 11/Sep/06 AltLd O/S
with jules
Hidden 03/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Whitt 18/Jul/06 Lead O/S

scrappy first bit followed by some good 4c moves on large holds.

with Andy
Hidden 16/Jul/06 2nd O/S
runestone 09/Jul/06 Lead
with Andy Turner
runestone 11/Jun/06 AltLd O/S
with Paul V
Hidden ?/Oct/04 2nd
runestone 16/Aug/04 Lead
with Mark
Hidden 13/Jun/04 Lead dog
thrutch ??/2004 Lead O/S
with johnny b
eduardo ??/2004 Lead O/S

Ca 2004?

chrishedgehog 24/Oct/03 Lead O/S
with Erwin Bottomley
krikoman 10/Oct/03 2nd O/S
Abi Chard ?/Jun/03 Lead dog
with Steve W, Ian
Rich Malcolm 10/May/03 AltLd β
with Guy Tooth
Dave Bond 07/May/03 Lead O/S
with Rich Hatton
Phill Mitch ??/2003 Lead O/S
with john d
Hidden 28/Sep/02 Solo
Hidden 21/Sep/02 2nd
Hidden 18/Aug/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/02 Lead
sdht ??/2002 -
colin milton ?/Jul/01 AltLd

lead p2.lovely holds, lovely moves

with eric milton
Hidden 09/Apr/00 Lead O/S
Bullybones ??/2000 -
cem 15/Aug/99 AltLd O/S

Led p2. Also several times since

Rich Malcolm 26/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Emma Pilkington, Darren Pallett
EllieWoods 27/Feb/99 2nd O/S
with Iestyn
chris wyatt ??/1999 -
Jim Brooke 30/Aug/98 2nd O/S
with James Latham
Hidden 28/Jul/98 Lead
Stoney Boy 26/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with Mark Walker, Duncan Cundy
FrankW 05/Jul/98 2nd O/S
with Joe
FrankW 05/Jul/98 2nd O/S
with Joe
stokienomad 01/Jul/98 Lead
Hidden ?/May/98 2nd
rob.grafton 08/Nov/97 Lead
with Bruce
EddieA 08/Jul/97 Lead O/S
with Simon W
Scott McRae ?/Jun/97 Lead O/S
with Martin Hore
Chris Murray 06/Apr/97 AltLd

Led 2nd pitch.

with Richard Bower
Iain Thow 02/Sep/96 AltLd

Led pitch 2, amazing holds. Led both pitches + Roger Hardon on 8/5/98

with Dave Walch
runestone 28/Jul/96 AltLd O/S
Laramadness 02/Jun/96 AltLd
with RF
IanGilbertJones 12/May/96 Lead O/S
with Richard Garnett
craig h 29/Apr/96 Lead O/S
with Janet Hannah
Martin Bennett 08/Oct/95 -
with Jerry Evans, SF
Daniel Wrightson ?/Oct/95 Lead O/S
with Olivia Horner
Chris the Tall ?/Apr/95 AltLd

Bill led first pitch, I led the second

with Bill G
runestone 01/Jan/95 Lead
runestone 01/Jan/95 Lead
runestone 01/Jan/95 Lead
runestone 01/Jan/95 AltLd
nickcanute ??/1995 Lead
Hidden 06/Aug/94 AltLd
Hidden 11/Jun/94 2nd
leathers 05/Jun/93 Lead O/S
with Charlotte Evans
keith Lonsdale 01/May/93 2nd
andybirtwistle 01/May/93 Lead
Hidden 20/Sep/92 Lead
Hidden 03/May/92 Solo rpt
Backinthegame ?/May/92 Lead O/S


Roget 21/Mar/92 2nd O/S
with Jonathan T
andrew300169 ??/1992 Lead O/S
Billg ??/1992 Lead O/S
with Dave Gregory
nai ??/1992 Lead
Hidden ??/1992 -
whispering nic 10/Nov/91 AltLd
with Ali W
tlr 22/Sep/91 AltLd
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 26/May/91 Lead O/S
with Matthew Drake
roncaves 05/May/91 AltLd
with Ed Hyatt
Rog Wilko ?/May/91 Lead
with Alan Nuttall
Hidden 15/Feb/91 2nd
Hidden ?/Aug/90 Lead
Ena ?/May/90 Lead
RichardMc 01/Apr/90 AltLd O/S
with Dave Cooper
Hidden 18/Mar/90 2nd
DaveHo ??/1990 Lead O/S
Steve Lenartowicz ??/1990 -
Hidden 15/Oct/89 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/89 AltLd
Hidden 12/Jun/89 Lead
Hidden ??/1988 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/87 Lead
Rob Davies ?/May/87 Lead


malc 26/Apr/87 Lead

Brilliant Route

charlesmfrench 24/Nov/85 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Aug/85 Lead
neilh 02/Jun/85 Lead
with dave croker
Hidden 06/May/85 Lead
Ian Clare ??/1985 -
andy gittins ??/1985 -
AlanLittle ??/1984 Lead
with Carl Blakeley
Hidden 13/Nov/83 2nd
Hidden 09/Mar/83 Lead
Hidden ?/Nov/82 Solo
Hidden 21/Oct/82 AltLd O/S
tapley 26/Jun/82 Lead
with Dave Kent
Nigel Bond 04/Apr/82 AltLd
with Charlie Leverton
John Brayshaw ??/1982 AltLd O/S
with Alfreton MC
Rob Davies 29/Jul/81 2nd
with Mick Moss
robinsi197 ??/1980 -
robinsi197 ??/1980 -
Hidden ??/1980 -
rogerskews ??/1978 AltLd
with Martin Coward
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