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The tiny angle gives mild jamming. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Birchen Edge - Starter for ten, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

john max 28/Oct/17 Solo
rockman 07/Sep/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/17 Solo O/S
colin milton 08/Jul/17 Solo
Elaine Reed 07/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Fun route, placed 1 token piece of gear (bomber purple nut).

James Hardman 07/Jul/17 Solo O/S

Only 5m so a boulder problem really

with Elaine
charvey 02/Jul/17 Solo O/S
tonto169 01/Jul/17 -
Chris Murray 23/Apr/17 Solo
DanChad 23/Apr/17 Solo O/S
James Oakes 04/Apr/17 Solo O/S
with Dan Middleton, Georgia Townend
ChrisBrooke 01/Apr/17 Sent O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/17 Solo
seanlikeskites 19/Feb/17 Solo O/S
Plume 19/Feb/17 2nd O/S
with Tuna
ttunag 19/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Feb/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jan/17 Solo
Chris_Mullaney 22/Oct/16 Lead
Jim blackford 09/Oct/16 Solo O/S
fuzzysheep01 25/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Rosie Henstock 24/Jul/16 Solo O/S
TGreen 24/Jul/16 Solo O/S
admcne 08/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/16 Solo O/S
simeclimb68 20/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Jamjar 10/Jun/16 Solo O/S

Graded HD in the BMC guide

Hidden 27/May/16 Solo O/S
Davidchatterton 21/May/16 Sent O/S
daviemj 08/May/16 2nd O/S

Short. A nice fist jam to get past the first half. First time I've fist jammed in anger so quite enjoyable.

with Paul McCloy
kermit_uk 05/May/16 Solo O/S
Dan Vaj 01/May/16 Solo O/S
Jack00 17/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Danm79 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Mar/16 2nd
samdickensuk 23/Jan/16 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2016 -
gaz3212 11/Dec/15 Solo O/S
avmpsycho 25/Oct/15 Solo
Becks87 11/Oct/15 Solo O/S
atom 11/Oct/15 Solo O/S
MikeDowsett 01/Sep/15 Lead
with Graham Jones
Chris Dovey 22/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Kinge 15/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/15 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/15 -
SenzuBean 20/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Ian
Adderbury Climber 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Jon
TomYates 07/Jun/15 Solo O/S
ht543 30/May/15 Lead
with Krish
daviesp2 30/May/15 Solo
rohai545 30/May/15 2nd
with Helen
Paul Naylor 10/May/15 2nd
Ian Saxton 10/May/15 Lead
with paul
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Solo 19/Apr/15 Solo
with Tish
Hidden 15/Apr/15 Solo
Hidden 15/Apr/15 Lead
the power 02/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 11/Jan/15 Solo O/S
with Jim, Roger
Bradbury 04/Jan/15 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
loco wilko ?/Oct/14 Solo
BeckyS 28/Sep/14 Solo
with Andrew M
dannyboy83 24/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/14 Lead
shepman 04/Sep/14 Solo
TobyA 04/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/14 Solo
Nigel Bond 09/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 02/Jul/14 Solo
Serena Lambre 22/Jun/14 Solo O/S
freemanTom 30/May/14 Solo
Hidden ?/May/14 Solo
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Solo
darvill683 08/Mar/14 TR O/S
Marzy95 ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
thedreadedchris ??/2014 -
matbrown333 ?/Sep/13 Solo
Hidden 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
David Carpenter 24/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Neil Henson 11/Jul/13 Solo rpt
nogoodgrice 06/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 06/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 31/May/13 Solo O/S
PieMan 07/May/13 Solo rpt
Wayne S 28/Apr/13 Solo
nogoodgrice 21/Apr/13 Solo rpt
mapperley samurai 06/Apr/13 Solo
with Ben Moss
Hidden 05/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Dale Berry 23/Dec/12 Solo rpt
PieMan 25/Nov/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 27/Jul/12 Solo
Hidden 25/Jul/12 Solo
Geff Davey 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S

VDiff in "Eastern Grit" but seems easier to me. Good beginner's introduction.

nige pacer 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 12/Jun/12 Solo
Neil Henson 29/May/12 Solo O/S
rockychic 28/Apr/12 -
with Stuart Jamieson
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Solo
nogoodgrice 01/Apr/12 Solo rpt
Derek Furze 01/Apr/12 Solo
Hidden 16/Mar/12 Solo rpt
Andy Moles 12/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with -
migs493 03/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with RS
paul__in_sheffield 25/Feb/12 Sent O/S
with Noodle
PAJames ??/2012 -
adam carless 22/Oct/11 Solo rpt
Gazleah 17/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with serge
Hidden 09/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Bloke on a Rope 05/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with Matt
pffft 31/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Chris Harding 30/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Ben Hollands 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Chris Harding, Wendy Anderson
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Solo O/S
robhorton 15/May/11 2nd
with Sally, Katrina Trew
elCapitano 15/May/11 Solo O/S
liambriddon1991 04/May/11 Solo O/S
kfv 04/May/11 Solo O/S
tommo1664 23/Apr/11 Solo
12bennevis34 21/Apr/11 Solo O/S
tebs 19/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Richard Hill 17/Apr/11 Solo O/S
with Jon Mitchell
papalazarou 08/Apr/11 Solo O/S
MPSBunny 02/Apr/11 Lead

Didn't place any gear in the end.

with Chris Herbert
Sam..Oliver ?/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Solo β
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Solo O/S
gwaside 16/Mar/11 2nd
Steve Palmer 16/Mar/11 Lead O/S
gb83 16/Mar/11 2nd O/S

shame it's not a bit longer

Hidden 12/Feb/11 Solo
Hidden 21/Jan/11 Solo O/S
phildavies84 31/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Solo
paul birch 25/Sep/10 Solo
robblowen 24/Sep/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/10 Sent O/S
charley 11/Sep/10 Solo O/S
robjc89 30/Aug/10 Solo
edd rab 19/Aug/10 Solo rpt
eel 19/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 29/Jul/10 Solo
Hidden 29/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Mutl3y 24/Jul/10 Lead

first lead after a long lay up with injury. poor show really.

with Clog
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead
Lumbering Oaf 22/May/10 Solo
Hidden 05/May/10 Solo
Hidden 05/May/10 Solo
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead O/S
Jungle_153 03/May/10 2nd
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead
markburgin83 03/May/10 2nd
JackPott 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
JackPott 24/Apr/10 Solo rpt
Gulon 24/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Bullybones 23/Apr/10 Solo
paul__in_sheffield 17/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Noodle
J25 09/Apr/10 2nd
Tim Harper 09/Apr/10 Lead
with Jonny
Rampikino 04/Apr/10 Lead
with Cat
The Bad Cough 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
with Christian Minett
PieMan 21/Mar/10 Solo rpt
scrat 04/Mar/10 Solo
Hidden 08/Oct/09 Solo
Hidden 08/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Jonathan Hall 04/Oct/09 Solo
disturbed_one51 04/Oct/09 Solo
Scott McRae 20/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/09 Solo
PieMan 25/Jul/09 Solo O/S
rednip120372 30/May/09 Lead
with Tony Edwards
heavy Belay 28/May/09 Solo O/S
Benrj 25/May/09 Solo
PondLife 10/May/09 Solo
Hidden 10/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
Bex_M 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Ewan Buckingham
frume 20/Apr/09 Solo O/S
DanT 04/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with Flick Towns
tractorbachcoch 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Peter, Teresa
Lady T 29/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Iwan
sean72 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Chadrads
chadrads 21/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 06/Feb/09 Solo O/S
mike278 04/Jan/09 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 28/Dec/08 Solo rpt
Dale Berry 30/Nov/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Retroman3 21/Sep/08 Solo O/S
with Dan, Jag, Layla
EdShep 06/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Pilch
Pilch 06/Aug/08 Solo O/S
with Ed
James Moyle 24/Jul/08 Solo O/S
sstanier 07/May/08 Solo O/S
heather.deane 03/May/08 2nd
with Andy
Jonny M 23/Feb/08 Solo O/S
with Solo
Hidden 17/Feb/08 Solo O/S
flat eric 17/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 31/Dec/07 Solo O/S
JoW 04/Nov/07 Lead

Strenuous, but good gear

edd rab 15/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 08/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Sarah, Abi and Dave
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 25/Aug/07 Solo
iamlost 22/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 07/Aug/07 2nd
Hidden 07/Aug/07 Lead
John Eley ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
howlingbaboon 26/Jul/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/07 Lead
richardr ?/Jun/07 Solo
donkster 23/May/07 Solo O/S
popebenedictus 06/Apr/07 TR rpt
Powder Puff Girl 06/Apr/07 TR O/S
with Ben H
Hidden 21/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/07 Solo O/S
popebenedictus 17/Mar/07 Solo O/S
with Soloed
john power 16/Mar/07 TR
PondLife 16/Mar/07 TR
Graeme Hammond 16/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Alfredo ?/Mar/07 Solo
adam carless 28/Jan/07 Solo O/S
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Pythonist 22/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with JdP
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
John Lisle ??/2006 -
chrishedgehog 16/Jan/05 Solo
Neil Curtis 18/Jul/04 Lead O/S
with Marta de Madariaga
SteveM 28/Sep/03 Solo
crater 01/Aug/02 Solo
Hidden 01/Jun/02 Solo O/S
RussB 05/May/02 Lead O/S
with Leigh
DerwentDiluted 02/Sep/01 Solo
John Brayshaw 10/Sep/00 Lead rpt
with Caroline Young
Hidden ?/Jul/00 Solo
Nath ??/2000 Lead O/S

led prob with Mark Horsler

with Steve Palmer
rocktigger ?/Jun/99 Solo O/S
Alastair Hudson 10/Apr/99 Solo
Hidden 06/Dec/98 Solo
Ian Archer 24/Aug/98 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 20/Jun/98 Solo
Hidden 08/May/98 Solo
ajoliver 18/Apr/98 Solo O/S
andrewbooth1000 26/Jun/96 Solo
Strong Steve 29/Apr/95 Solo O/S
mikej 08/Aug/93 Lead
with M
roncaves 28/Nov/92 Solo
Hidden 17/Aug/92 Solo
mikej 15/Aug/92 Solo
with Sc, M
Rob Davies 27/Dec/91 Solo
babymoac 27/Jan/91 Solo
Laramadness 27/Mar/89 Solo O/S
climbhigher0 25/Jun/88 Solo O/S
tapley ??/1988 Solo
Roget ??/1988 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 14/Sep/87 Solo
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/87 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/1987 -
johnwright 06/Sep/86 Solo
John Brayshaw 01/May/82 Solo O/S
CrashMat Rob ??/1980 Lead O/S


Mark Kemball 03/Dec/77 Solo
Hammy 22/Aug/77 Solo
with Jonathan Stacey
RichardMc 21/May/77 Solo
Chris Ellis 20/May/76 Solo
uphillnow ??/1976 Solo
petemeads ??/1976 Solo
mikej 27/May/73 Solo
with E
mikej 28/Jan/73 Solo
with John Bickerdike, Geoff Williams
mikej 09/Jan/72 Solo
with Barbara Sharratt, Janice Coulton, John Bickerdike, Geoff Williams
mikej 01/Jan/71 Solo
with Stewart Grant
mikej 28/Feb/70 Solo
with E
mikej 04/May/69 Solo
with Wil Hurford
Andy Say ??/1969 Lead
mikej 31/Mar/68 Solo
mikej 08/Oct/67 Solo
mikej 30/Mar/67 Solo
mikej 08/Oct/66 Solo
with Steve Radford, Nigel Sumner
mikej 08/Oct/66 Solo
with Nigel Sumner
mikej 30/Apr/66 Solo
with Rosemary Lewis, Malcolm Eldridge, Mike Byles
mikej 24/Jun/65 Solo
with Barry Regan, Ted Markham
mikej 07/Jun/65 Solo
with David Short, Ted Markham
mikej 31/Dec/64 Solo
with Richard Loverock, Paul Richardson
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