6m.

Rockfax Description
The bulge split by a stubborn thin crack. Save a bit for the exit. © Rockfax

FA. Don Whillans 1965

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Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS)

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Iain Thow 17 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: A route with oomph, like its progenitor
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βeta: A route with oomph, like its progenitor
Ian Archer 11 Aug, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: Easy for a Whillans route - very enjoyable though.
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βeta: Easy for a Whillans route - very enjoyable though.
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cragtyke 9 Jul 2nd
Deezel65 9 Jul 2nd O/S Very greasy today, bit of a sandbag at VS
Very greasy today, bit of a sandbag at VS
Hidden 9 Jul Lead
buxtoncoffeelover 9 Jul TR A long reach round the bulge to good holds & a swift finish. Not an easy VS 4c as listed in old Rockfax
A long reach round the bulge to good holds & a swift finish. Not an easy VS 4c as listed in old Rockfax
Capricorn One 18 Jun 2nd dnf
with JasonK
with JasonK
JasonK 18 Jun Lead
deacondeacon 16 Jun Lead O/S
Ardo 16 Jun Lead β Supersport
Supersport
MikeyP 17 Apr Solo
Jonny M 27 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Tom Andrews
with Tom Andrews
dominic lee 10 May, 2018 Solo
with Lola
with Lola
dynoseb 29 Apr, 2018 Sent O/S
Coel Hellier 19 Sep, 2017 Solo
Stoney Boy 17 Sep, 2017 Lead rpt
with Clare Reading, Neil Foster
with Clare Reading, Neil Foster
Hidden 17 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
MWalls96 13 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Ian Dillon
with Ian Dillon
pingora 13 May, 2017 2nd O/S
Hidden 13 May, 2017 Lead
Mark Stevenson 4 Apr, 2017 Solo
abathingjames 19 Feb, 2017 Sent β
domskezz 14 Feb, 2017 Solo
Hidden ??, 2017 -
Chris Ellis 15 Oct, 2016 2nd
with Nige Shaw
with Nige Shaw
slab_happy 15 Oct, 2016 Lead
with Droyd
with Droyd
steveb2006 17 Sep, 2016 Solo
MikeyP 26 May, 2016 Solo
jimbonfire 24 May, 2016 Lead rpt
with TT
with TT
admackie 23 Mar, 2016 Solo highland circuit
highland circuit
dr_botnik 23 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
with Mackie
with Mackie
MrFantastic 20 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 28 Feb, 2016 Solo O/S
jwhereat 26 Sep, 2015 Lead
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 12 Sep, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 5 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
Andrew Abraham 24 May, 2015 Solo O/S
Calum Wadsworth 1 May, 2015 Solo O/S
with Hannah R, David R, Matthew Ferrier, Teappleby
with Hannah R, David R, Matthew Ferrier, Teappleby
cpoad 10 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S
Rich Malcolm 5 Dec, 2014 Solo β
Somerset swede basher 28 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Aug, 2014 Solo
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 22 Aug, 2014 Solo
franhammond92 4 Aug, 2014 Sent O/S Good fun and a little scary as I thought I might fall into a tree. Not the 5a the bouldering guide gives it.
with David Robinnette
Good fun and a little scary as I thought I might fall into a tree. Not the 5a the bouldering guide gives it.
with David Robinnette
dannyboy83 13 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
fuzzysheep01 10 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
edmitchell 31 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with brmc members
with brmc members
Hidden 31 May, 2014 Lead dnf
Phil Layton 31 May, 2014 TR O/S
with Ed
with Ed
simeclimb68 31 May, 2014 Solo O/S
Lawrence Beesley-Peck 15 May, 2014 Solo
Hidden 5 May, 2014 2nd
Hidden 11 Apr, 2014 Solo O/S
charley 2 Feb, 2014 Solo rpt
Martin Cooper 14 Dec, 2013 Solo
morganator 14 Dec, 2013 Solo
with Nick Wallis, Blonde Tom, Martin Cooper, Stan Halstead
with Nick Wallis, Blonde Tom, Martin Cooper, Stan Halstead
adam carless 22 Sep, 2013 2nd
victim of mathematics 22 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S Packs a punch for such a short route. Whillansy.
Packs a punch for such a short route. Whillansy.
jimbonfire 21 Sep, 2013 -
vinni 26 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with jogh
with jogh
jogh 26 May, 2013 2nd
with vinni
with vinni
Cake 11 May, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 4 May, 2013 TR O/S
Hidden 3 Apr, 2013 Solo
Hidden 3 Apr, 2013 Sent O/S
Milne 19 Feb, 2013 -
Hidden 19 Feb, 2013 Lead
The Reaper 30 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 22 Jul, 2012 Solo
Hidden 15 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
eel 12 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S
Dan Geh 9 Jul, 2012 Solo O/S fun, lovely holds on the bulge
fun, lovely holds on the bulge
bigdrew 8 Jul, 2012 Solo
Quaidy Quaid 24 Jun, 2012 TR
with RayG
with RayG
Robin Nichols 24 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S
Simon_Letman 22 May, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 24 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
Clee 12 Mar, 2012 2nd
Graeme Hammond 12 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S has quite a punch for a short route.
with Clee
has quite a punch for a short route.
with Clee
Morwood 14 Dec, 2011 Solo O/S
gingerdave13 19 Nov, 2011 Sent O/S
thetourist 19 Nov, 2011 Lead
with Stefan Ericsson
with Stefan Ericsson
mic_b 2 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
with Phil
with Phil
Hidden 24 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
Andy Clarke 2 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S Had to be done by our top team of retirement-bum-last-of-the-summer-winos for the name alone. Quite strenuous for something so short. Much like the guy who put it up. Worth the 5a it gets in the definitive guide.
with Ralph
Had to be done by our top team of retirement-bum-last-of-the-summer-winos for the name alone. Quite strenuous for something so short. Much like the guy who put it up. Worth the 5a it gets in the definitive guide.
with Ralph
Ropeboy 24 Sep, 2011 Solo Strenny, more like hardish 5a
Strenny, more like hardish 5a
mark20 18 Sep, 2011 2nd O/S Good micro route
Good micro route
Hidden 18 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
tompilgrem 30 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S
bobpilgrem 30 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
andybirtwistle 22 Aug, 2011 Solo
Marti999 7 Aug, 2011 Solo O/S
Sidekick 31 Jul, 2011 Solo O/S
jowgli 28 Jul, 2011 Sent x
with Jack, bubblewrap
with Jack, bubblewrap
Hidden 2 Jul, 2011 2nd dog
KarlH 2 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S It is suprising how much energy a 6m route can use. I was spent after this! Had to whale over the top as had no strength left!
It is suprising how much energy a 6m route can use. I was spent after this! Had to whale over the top as had no strength left!
Rich Malcolm 16 Jun, 2011 Solo
Hidden 14 May, 2011 Sent
Dave Gilling 11 May, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
DaveFidler 15 Apr, 2011 Sent O/S
Hidden 3 Apr, 2011 2nd dog
Hidden 2 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Jokysparrow ?Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with shepman
with shepman
charley 25 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
valentinesbabe 25 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S Took quite a bit of doing up and down to put gear in and then make the move, but glad I persevered. Harder if you're short, Charley just reached straight up to the hold!
with charley
Took quite a bit of doing up and down to put gear in and then make the move, but glad I persevered. Harder if you're short, Charley just reached straight up to the hold!
with charley
tuftynick 22 Mar, 2011 -
with simon wilson, ben winston
with simon wilson, ben winston
Peakpdr 8 Feb, 2011 -
with P. Mitchell
with P. Mitchell
Hidden 28 Jan, 2011 Solo
Hidden 10 Oct, 2010 Solo O/S
SteWatkins ?Sep, 2010 -
Rob Davies 28 Aug, 2010 Lead
with Phil A
with Phil A
migs493 23 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
trigger118 4 Jul, 2010 TR O/S
mtempest 21 Jun, 2010 2nd
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
Steve Waters, Mynydd 21 Jun, 2010 Lead Got a bomber nut at the top of the bulge but got hand sequence wrong beyond this and ran out so strength and fell. Got straight back on and completed it second time. A great little route. I would give it HVS 5a.
Got a bomber nut at the top of the bulge but got hand sequence wrong beyond this and ran out so strength and fell. Got straight back on and completed it second time. A great little route. I would give it HVS 5a.
Hidden 20 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
nai 25 May, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 18 Apr, 2010 Solo O/S
LivinITlarge 15 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S Beautiful Route worth a star or 2
Beautiful Route worth a star or 2
WendyT 31 Oct, 2009 2nd O/S
with James Marsh
with James Marsh
LankyPaddy 18 Oct, 2009 Solo O/S
colin milton 14 Jun, 2009 Lead
with ibbo
with ibbo
SteveM 7 Mar, 2009 Solo
craig d 8 Oct, 2008 Solo
bridget143 21 Jul, 2008 Lead dnf Failed to make the move over the buldge.
with Jane
Failed to make the move over the buldge.
with Jane
Hidden 3 May, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2008 -
Hidden 22 Aug, 2007 2nd O/S
Pilch 17 Jul, 2007 Lead
with Ed
with Ed
EdShep 17 Jul, 2007 2nd O/S
with Pilch
with Pilch
FrankW 2 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
with Joe
with Joe
edd rab 24 May, 2007 AltLd O/S
popebenedictus 24 May, 2007 AltLd RP
with edd rab
with edd rab
Hidden 31 Mar, 2007 Solo dnf
thrutch ?Aug, 2006 Lead
with johnny b
with johnny b
Andrew Barker ??, 2006 Solo O/S
Tim W 11 Jul, 2004 Solo
thetourist 12 Jun, 2004 Lead rpt
with Claire Ryder
with Claire Ryder
Hidden 19 Apr, 2003 Lead
Becca_itd 19 Apr, 2003 2nd
DerwentDiluted 9 Sep, 2001 Solo
thetourist 10 Jun, 2001 TR
chrishedgehog 13 Sep, 2000 Solo O/S
mikej 17 Oct, 1999 2nd
with Nick Salmon
with Nick Salmon
Hidden 14 Sep, 1999 Solo
Mark Stevenson 16 Aug, 1999 Lead O/S
ajc 16 Aug, 1999 2nd RP
Iain Thow 12 May, 1998 Solo
rocktigger ??, 1998 Lead O/S
with Stu n Clare
with Stu n Clare
Ian Archer 8 Sep, 1996 Lead O/S
with Tony Morris
with Tony Morris
andrewbooth1000 3 Aug, 1996 Lead
with Rob & Mark
with Rob & Mark
cragspud ??, 1996 Lead O/S
Strong Steve 16 Sep, 1995 Solo O/S
Gordon Stainforth 9 Sep, 1995 2nd
with Mark Clark, Steve Dean
with Mark Clark, Steve Dean
steveb2006 14 Jun, 1995 Solo
Laramadness 10 Oct, 1993 TR
Roget 4 Jan, 1992 Solo O/S
Dave Garnett 29 Mar, 1991 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 1989 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 6 Dec, 1988 Solo O/S
mark-abz 3 Jun, 1988 Solo
John Marsland 6 Jul, 1987 Solo
malc 30 Aug, 1986 Solo
sadams 15 Jul, 1986 Solo
Stoney Boy ??, 1986 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 2 Oct, 1985 Solo
with RA
with RA
Hidden 13 Apr, 1985 Solo
Hidden 23 May, 1982 Solo
uphillnow 11 Jan, 1981 Solo
Hidden 28 Jun, 1980 Solo
Andy Fielding ??, 1980 Solo
Hidden 16 Sep, 1979 Solo
Hidden 29 Jun, 1979 Solo
DonnyDave 15 Jul, 1978 Lead
with Steve Holgarth
with Steve Holgarth
Mark Kemball 13 May, 1978 Solo
Rick51 26 Feb, 1975 Lead
rogerskews ?Jun, 1971 -
Andy Say ??, 1969 Lead
mikej 17 Sep, 1967 Solo
with Dave Williams, Nigel Sumner
with Dave Williams, Nigel Sumner
mikej 31 Aug, 1966 Solo dnf Soloed down from above the bulge.
with Dave Williams
Soloed down from above the bulge.
with Dave Williams
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