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From the good hold, traverse right to arete and finish up flakes. © Rockfax

Ticklists: The Black Circuit - Stanage, Ticklish, Grit bits to get streng!.

Hidden 16/Sep Sent dnf
davidw 01/Sep -
davidw 20/Aug Sent β
Javis 24/May Sent x
joeldering 21/May Sent x
OllyHanlon 06/May Sent
joe bennett 04/May Sent x
dancole 02/May Sent x
snomonkee 29/Apr Sent x
Hidden 15/Apr Sent rpt
B.D.Shah 15/Apr Sent dnf

can't shift the heel, will go though

with Caitlin, tomo
Georgeatherton99 13/Apr Sent x
Tobias Brewin 12/Apr Sent x
Ewano 10/Apr Sent dnf

last move

biomedmatt 10/Apr Sent dnf
with Ewan Prior
Andy Peak 1 07/Apr Sent dnf

Account open

Javis 07/Apr Sent dnf

One more session this should go

davidw 04/Apr -
funsized 01/Apr Sent x
with Danny Boy, shane
Hidden 28/Mar Sent x
Mutl3y 28/Mar Sent rpt

2/50 in 2017

with TonyM
DaveAGiles 27/Mar Sent x
davidw 15/Mar Sent dnf
Jonathan Bean 12/Mar Sent
with Holly
Hidden 09/Mar Sent x
Joe Lawson 07/Mar Sent x
TimG 04/Mar Sent x
Edd Aspbury 04/Mar -
deacondeacon 01/Mar Sent

Night session on my own. Really pleased with this. Been trying it on and off for ever. Went really quickly tonight. 4 or 5 goes. Gave Deliverance a few burns too but was a bit spooky with only one pad and light.

Holly R ?/Mar -
Jackawocky ?/Mar Sent dnf
Matthew Ferrier 21/Feb Sent x

Finally, psyched never to have to try this again. Bit of a grim, painful grovel-fest.

@ndyM@rsh@ll 04/Feb Sent x
with Tim Peck
Theandyjacks 25/Jan -
joeldering 21/Jan Sent dnf
with Matt Hilton-Webb
Hidden 05/Jan Sent dnf
Hidden 04/Jan Sent x
leonwilson 01/Jan Sent x
Dave Musgrove Jnr 29/Dec/16 Sent
Sam Lawson 19/Nov/16 Sent β
jess bt 19/Nov/16 Sent rpt
Henry.Todman 13/Nov/16 Sent x
Tom92 11/Nov/16 Sent
Sandy Moore 05/Nov/16 Sent
Sam Cooper 01/Nov/16 Sent x
Ash Sayers 22/Oct/16 Sent x
Coops_13 22/Oct/16 Sent dnf

Fell off last hard move, so close

with Andy Pawlby, Henry Jeffreys, Fil Dac
JayAyBee 08/Oct/16 Sent x

Nice problem, 6th go or so.

with YUMC
dood1 01/Oct/16 Sent x
td72 28/Sep/16 Sent x

happy to have got this, an hour or so of trying and it went

with Katie
HoboChris 22/Sep/16 Sent x
Michael Bortoluzzi 18/Jun/16 Sent x

1st 7B! One session

Federico P 04/Jun/16 Sent x
lewisrichardson 15/May/16 Sent x

annoying with the dab element but quality route

The old James turnbull 04/May/16 -
Hidden 02/May/16 Sent rpt
GrahamGiles 30/Apr/16 Sent x

Felt significantly easier this time with the beta, 2nd try after a failed attempt last year. Easier than captain hook also!

with pav low, Joanne, Kim Lukas, Alison
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Sent rpt
sammpratt 17/Apr/16 Sent
idunnodavy 10/Apr/16 Sent
Hidden 10/Apr/16 Sent rpt
samrad 25/Mar/16 Sent x

in around 10 goes. nice and greasy in the sun towards the end of the day. :-)

with Richard, nick
Finley1234 13/Mar/16 Sent dnf
MischaHY 28/Feb/16 Sent x

Gritstone slopers at their best. Love it.

Aaron.Clifford 28/Feb/16 Sent x
Qisheng Xie 28/Feb/16 Sent x
jedster1111 27/Feb/16 Sent
Angus Taylor 26/Feb/16 Sent x
with Macy Edwards
Jackwd 23/Feb/16 Sent rpt

Third go this time. Felt okay!

Ben Turner 16/Feb/16 Sent x
Ram MkiV 16/Feb/16 Sent rpt
spiderz 16/Feb/16 Sent x
with Laura
BobbyG 13/Feb/16 Sent
with james gowdy, spiderz
Ben Grounsell 11/Feb/16 Sent x
with Oli Grounsell
jess bt 01/Feb/16 Sent

2nd session. Descovered the beta by luck when my heel Poped off.

Hidden 16/Jan/16 Sent rpt
MTL 16/Jan/16 Sent x
Dom_wragg ??/2016 Sent
richi3d10 ??/2016 -
James Oakes 29/Dec/15 Sent x
with Liam Brown, Phil Oakes
JamesTurnbull97 28/Dec/15 Sent x

Not the best line, but nice moves. 4th go

The old James turnbull 23/Dec/15 -
joshdee 05/Dec/15 Sent x
heywoodj 04/Dec/15 -

felt straightforeword, once i finally figured out my sequence

Alex moore 26/Oct/15 Sent
with Eli
Jackwd 25/Oct/15 Sent x

First f7b. Awesome.

sev 23/Oct/15 Sent x
Robin Nichols 22/Oct/15 Sent x
with Jemma
liambriddon1991 20/Oct/15 Sent

First go today, felt okay ... Nice day on the grit

crimpthengaston 17/Oct/15 Sent rpt
Wizzy 17/Oct/15 Sent x

Classic stuff, felt easy with such good conditions.

Jackwd 11/Oct/15 Sent dnf

First session, need some cooler weather. Got midged off.

with B Man Milne, K Dawg Chan Man
crimpthengaston 26/Sep/15 Sent
KennyGeoghegan 15/Sep/15 Sent x
with Gary
Mutl3y 05/Sep/15 Sent

Four days of trying. First f7B. Get in!

with Ada, Clog
Arisdad 15/Aug/15 Sent x
Ssebo Banange ?/Aug/15 -
jiles 30/May/15 Sent
Dave-Westlake 17/May/15 -
adam 24 03/May/15 Sent dnf
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Sent rpt
ChrisCon1991 06/Mar/15 Sent x

1st go after working it a session a few months ago woop woop woop

Hidden 25/Feb/15 Sent rpt
rubben 15/Feb/15 Sent x

Hard on the wrists and the last move just kept throwing me off!

with Marcus O'Leary
Hidden 04/Jan/15 Sent rpt
Love Gleisner ??/2015 -
CosmicHobo 05/Nov/14 Sent x
Matthew Bennett 04/Nov/14 -
Hidden ?/Nov/14 Sent
Hidden 25/Oct/14 Sent x
Teappleby 20/Oct/14 Sent dnf

Nowhere near today, funny, cos conditions felt ok.

whitehouse_rhys 19/Oct/14 Sent
Luke Dawson 19/Oct/14 Sent
andy jennings 11/Oct/14 Sent x
Simon Green 07/Oct/14 Sent
Jordan4D 25/Sep/14 Sent
DaveFidler 31/Aug/14 Sent x
Nick1812P 30/Aug/14 Sent x
with Tom A, India
Teappleby 30/Aug/14 Sent dnf

much closer than when I first tried at the start of the year and this time was only 1 or so moves off the jugs. felt really good...until Clem badly twisted his ankle and we had to leave.

Richard Hession 19/Aug/14 Sent x

Bit warm but went in a few goes.

with Greg C
KamilJ 16/Aug/14 Sent
with Dan
dannyboy83 16/Aug/14 Sent x

Finally after trying this for about 10 years!

CallumC 09/Aug/14 Sent

Felt so much harder than trying it in the winter but it went!

celyn.denman 15/Jun/14 Sent x
alx ?/Jun/14 Sent
marcduhig 04/May/14 Sent x

2nd go, 2nd session. What was I doing on the 1st session!

EdGS 12/Apr/14 Sent x

Too greasy, no skin, still good. Dabbed the pad but taking it anyway.

jakk 12/Apr/14 Sent rpt

retroflash, good fun

Don Jebus 09/Apr/14 Sent x
_m.cox_ 15/Mar/14 Sent x
with Al Sarhan, Jason Williams, Ben West
Indy92 15/Mar/14 Sent x
tim newton 12/Mar/14 Sent x
Bigfoot89 08/Mar/14 -
marcduhig 08/Mar/14 Sent dnf
tedswag 23/Feb/14 Sent dnf
dale 42 22/Feb/14 Sent x
Simon_Letman 22/Feb/14 Sent x
Hidden 22/Feb/14 -
birdie1989 02/Feb/14 Sent
with masonwoods101
masonwoods101 02/Feb/14 Sent rpt

Retro flash

maddy.c ??/2014 -
maddy.c ??/2014 -
Dave Mayes 15/Dec/13 -
Hidden 23/Nov/13 Sent x
Hidden 23/Nov/13 Sent x
Ethan 16/Nov/13 Sent β
with Don Walker
Sidekick 10/Nov/13 Sent
kieran_lowe 07/Nov/13 Sent x
NDD 17/Oct/13 Sent
Hidden 07/Oct/13 Sent
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ?/Oct/13 Solo
with James Turnbull
BillyRidal 06/Aug/13 Sent x
Haydn Jones 03/Jul/13 Sent x

Excellent glad to finally get this, and it was in July, not the most ideal conditions!

with luke inch
Hidden 16/Jun/13 Sent
fyfee8a ?/May/13 -
masonwoods101 30/Apr/13 Sent x
AlistairB 25/Apr/13 Sent x

Climbs nicely once you get a sequence, cold conditions helped a lot.

realbobsmith 23/Apr/13 Sent
BRoe 20/Apr/13 Sent x

terrible conditions and it still felt soft...

jonny north 14/Mar/13 -
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Sent x
grey wolf 02/Mar/13 -
wolf.leeb 01/Mar/13 Sent x

V.good... 2nd go... soft 7b

with jo
munch88 27/Feb/13 Sent dnf
with rob
xican 24/Feb/13 -
Hidden 24/Feb/13 Sent dnf
jake_haddock 30/Jan/13 -
mark20 13/Jan/13 Sent x
Alex Norman 02/Dec/12 Sent x

cool problem, destroys your skin!

Hidden 02/Dec/12 Sent x
jussyrockstar 01/Dec/12 -
Jonny Slarke ?/Dec/12 Sent
al123 29/Nov/12 Sent

Lantern. Good conditions make a differance. Too arse draggy for liking

tchallen99 27/Nov/12 -
highrepute 24/Nov/12 Sent
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Sent
angus 03/Nov/12 Sent x


GPN 03/Nov/12 Sent

3rd go - excellent conditions, seemed quite soft.

with Annette
Hidden 01/Nov/12 Sent
Hidden 30/Oct/12 Sent dnf
adam cooper*super* 27/Oct/12 Sent x

is good... 7b maybe a tad soft?

will smith11 27/Oct/12 Sent x

Been on this quite a lot before, good to get it done

Daniel_Boocock 21/Oct/12 Sent x
lukeh 20/Oct/12 Sent
with Ben Vowles, Jamie Lewin, jack folkes
Harry Chaplin 14/Oct/12 Sent x
archiecb 07/Oct/12 Sent x

Urrgh, grit rash all over the left arm. Oww.

Timothy Graham Peck 06/Oct/12 Sent x

first go this session. swung around on the jug. fun!

with Luke, kieran
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Sent x
Tophe 16/Sep/12 Sent
munch88 15/Sep/12 Sent dnf
with rob
kieranrex 01/Sep/12 -


with luke, Tim Peck
James Nott 03/Aug/12 Sent x

Wicked climb. Got 3rd go of second session.

Hidden 29/Jul/12 Sent
Castleclimber 29/Jul/12 Sent x

Returned to it after years away having failed before. Third attempt.. Much easier now.

Kyle Rance 10/Jun/12 Sent x
Ricky Rocks 07/May/12 Sent dnf

Rain stopped play great problem.

akhughes 02/May/12 Sent

Bit sweaty, but ok when cool breeze came.

eazyclimbing 10/Apr/12 Sent
with hoppo
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Sent dnf
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Sent dnf
Snowbones 17/Mar/12 Sent dnf

Amazing problem but leaves you with no fingetips! I think one solid heel hook from the starting hold to the next mono pocket to it's right will see me finish the problem.

Hidden 13/Jan/12 Sent x
Hidden 12/Jan/12 Sent x
Rob Grant 02/Jan/12 -
dyno_king ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Sent x
sgl0jd 28/Dec/11 -
Jordan B 28/Nov/11 Sent
peaches69 26/Nov/11 Sent x

3rd go today, tried twice before

con321 26/Nov/11 Sent x

Amazing what good conditions will do!!

peterbull 17/Nov/11 Sent
leon 06/Nov/11 Sent x

at last

Hidden 06/Nov/11 Sent dnf
nathanlee 26/Oct/11 Sent x

Good problem. Shame about the crux being not dabbing at the end. So many goes wasted flicking blades of grass...

with Jess Horton, Joel Brown, Ewan Prior
leon 22/Oct/11 Sent dnf

finally did the crux. now to link the first half and the second half together...........

Hidden 19/Oct/11 Sent x
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 15/Oct/11 Sent
with Rach and Leo
Ellis Butler-Barker 24/Sep/11 Sent x

Not to difficult.

with Justin Barker
AshWH 17/Aug/11 Sent x

5th attempt?

with Roz F
loonyclimber 05/Jun/11 Sent x

After seeing the big lad Lee cooper crush it I jumped on the send train and smashed it's back doors in.

with Lee
leon 30/May/11 Sent dnf

only a couple of goes before skin wore out. cannot hold the swing.

leon 24/May/11 Sent dnf

got to the final sloper before you cut lose & go for the jug. couldn't work out the move before my skin gave up the ghost.

that bouldering guy 05/May/11 Sent x
sam_cox 06/Apr/11 Sent x
with Mark
Matthew reid 27/Mar/11 Sent x

nice. few goes.

with mike, Chi Cheng
Hidden 20/Mar/11 Sent dnf
Somerset swede basher 18/Mar/11 Sent x

Worked it yesterday then nipped up to the plantation on the way back from soloing at windgather to get it done today. Went second go today.

with Katharine
Adam Lincoln 04/Mar/11 Sent
Jethro ?/Mar/11 Sent
Hidden 29/Jan/11 Sent x
Hidden 19/Jan/11 Sent x
infected mushroom ??/2011 -
Chris_barr 14/Nov/10 Sent x
with Dan, Chris Lockyer, Bob
Mike Goldthorp 14/Nov/10 Sent x

3rd go after gettin all the beta off some friendly chaps, cheers guys! Body tension felt solid to bring heels up which seems to be what stops most people.

with Dave Smith
Ram MkiV 14/Nov/10 Sent
with Guy + BUMS
leon 13/Nov/10 Sent dnf

1.5 hours. couldn't work the crux.

jowgli 10/Nov/10 Sent x
with rich buckley
BenNorman ?/Nov/10 Sent x

3rd or 4th go, didnt feel too bad once beta was wired, good conditions though!

Hidden ?/Nov/10 Sent x
jacobjacob 17/Oct/10 Sent x

Did it 3 times with a heel dab before the final clean ascent... quite frustrating for the tall. Had to have someone remove the mat to get more legroom for the swing.

jakk 17/Oct/10 -
siwid 04/Sep/10 -
Hidden 12/May/10 Sent x
Oliver 07/Apr/10 Sent

Fun slopers

charlescooper ??/2010 Sent x

Done after lots of attempts

Ben Bransby ??/2010 Sent
JM 12/Dec/09 Sent x
nai 04/Dec/09 Sent x
with Tom
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
Hidden 08/Nov/09 Sent
fennerz 12/Oct/09 Sent x

cool didn't feel too bad, had a dab but i certainly don't think it made it any easier after snatching the jug.

Hidden 18/Apr/09 Sent dnf
stuartmunn 18/Apr/09 Sent dnf
with Meg
dmoir 15/Mar/09 Sent
Andrew Barker 06/Mar/09 Sent x

Finally done properly. "Did" it a couple of years ago but foot dabbed on the last move so couldn't count it.

with Chris Taylor
Liam Copley 24/Feb/09 Sent x

I think I've spent more time on this problem, than I have on anything I've ever done. Finally found a sequence that really worked, and after a few heel-poppings, it finally went, just glad its finally over. Felt very hard for 7B.

with brother - brandon
Dan 85 22/Feb/09 Sent x
with Pete
Toby 24/Jan/09 Sent

Highlight of a day off the revision!

with Rich
Hidden 18/Jan/09 Sent dnf
Nik Jennings 03/Jan/09 Sent x
TomBoulderer ??/2009 -
sparkass 31/Dec/08 Sent x
Brandon Copley 27/Dec/08 Sent x


with other dudes,josh,laney
Pura Vida 16/Nov/08 Sent
TomHaigh 16/Nov/08 Sent x
tlr 27/Oct/08 Sent
with Tom and James
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 22/Oct/08 Sent

Don't think I had ever done this before. Brill!

with Eric Hildrew
Hidden 10/Oct/08 Sent
Pura Vida 05/Oct/08 Sent
andy gravestock 27/Apr/08 Sent x

a fustrating little problem but ace when u get to top

with random climber
Hidden 09/Mar/08 Sent rpt
JPGR 15/Feb/08 Sent x
Hidden 08/Feb/08 Sent
Hidden ??/2008 -
Pura Vida ??/2008 -
Hidden 20/Dec/07 Sent x
Chazz 12/Dec/07 Sent x
Hidden 20/Oct/07 Sent
Hidden 02/Oct/07 Sent x
AirAshby ?/Mar/07 Sent x

Very wet

Hidden ??/2007 Sent x
lx 20/Nov/06 Sent
with rupert
Boy ??/2006 -
Andrew Jennings 20/Feb/05 Sent
Hidden ??/2005 -
Neil Amos ??/2005 -
willackers ??/2004 Sent x
with Rob Napier
+4apeindex ??/2002 -
sadams ?/Nov/98 Sent
Hidden ??/1997 -
Dave Douglas ?/Oct/93 -
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