This is an easier, fun alternative [to Proprioceptive Octette], not in existing guide books. Enter the small ground-level cave at back of Admiral’s Progress [left end of Trafalgar Wall], climb the flue inside and finish via Polaris Exit. Reversing is just as easy and equally interesting. No problem in or after heavy rain. Diff. (Description taken from

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Hidden 12/Nov/17 Solo
nathanjmasters 12/Nov/17 Solo
JamesRich 09/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Stanners 09/Sep/15 Solo O/S

the proper name as given by Chris. Show to us just before we left. A brilliant laugh!

with Chris, James Rich
AndyRogers 09/Aug/15 Solo O/S
with ianlaw
Hidden 09/Aug/15 Solo O/S
The Norris 15/Apr/13 Solo

Lovely little route!

deacondeacon 01/Oct/12 Solo


adam carless 15/Sep/12 Solo O/S

I think I had the watchful eye of the first ascentionist for this one. Hi Chris!

markh78 07/Jul/12 Lead
nameless_rob 10/Jun/12 Solo
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/04 Solo O/S
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