Rockfax Description
Gain the arete from the left and teeter up with increasing apprehension. Hard for the tall and much harder for the short. © Rockfax

Jonny Dawes 1986

Ticklists

Hard Grit, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come, Mike and Connors 2 year plan, Consumed, The Gritual, The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), E Point = Meters of Upward Movement, The Froggatt to Black Rocks 3 Star Pilgrimage, Definitive *** Peak Grit

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
AlexBclimbing 5 Oct TR RP
Robin Nichols 24 Oct, 2018 TR dnf Clean from the break once it was in the shade
with Piers
Clean from the break once it was in the shade
with Piers
Patrick Hill 30 Sep, 2018 Lead RP
with James T
with James T
Ben Bouissou ??, 2018 -
Hidden 22 Oct, 2016 TR
northy1983 16 Feb, 2016 Lead Finally. After many years trying on and off. I'll be happy for a while I reckon.
with david h
Finally. After many years trying on and off. I'll be happy for a while I reckon.
with david h
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ?Nov, 2014 Lead RP
with Tom Ripley
with Tom Ripley
Coops_13 7 Dec, 2013 TR dog Conditions were not ideal...
Conditions were not ideal...
Ethan 26 Nov, 2013 Lead
with Pete Clark, Jon Clark
with Pete Clark, Jon Clark
monsteratt 3 Mar, 2013 TR dnf Very enjoyable. Couldn't do move t get feet into seem. Managed the top throw round the corner after a few attempts
Very enjoyable. Couldn't do move t get feet into seem. Managed the top throw round the corner after a few attempts
dannyboy83 13 Dec, 2012 Lead RP
with Dad
with Dad
mark20 8 Dec, 2012 Lead RP Headpunt
Headpunt
BRoe 20 Oct, 2012 Lead RP First E7, headpointed it. Not my style of climbing at all (absolutely brilliant though). Spent about 30 mins in total top roping it and cleaning, first lead attempt. https://vimeo.com/52090951
First E7, headpointed it. Not my style of climbing at all (absolutely brilliant though). Spent about 30 mins in total top roping it and cleaning, first lead attempt. https://vimeo.com/52090951
MicheleC ?Mar, 2012 Lead G/U
grant727 14 Mar, 2011 Lead RP Brilliant Climb, Trad is scary!
Brilliant Climb, Trad is scary!
AdamjBailes 12 Feb, 2011 Lead rpt Ground up. 3rd go.
Ground up. 3rd go.
bigie bob 29 Jan, 2011 Lead O/S flash
flash
pipof747 28 Nov, 2010 Lead RP Headpoint, great, happy to be tall!
Headpoint, great, happy to be tall!
hamer89 20 Oct, 2010 Lead RP Classic, slopey arete with no holds! Brilliant
Classic, slopey arete with no holds! Brilliant
Rob1988 ?Apr, 2010 Lead dnf Soo close.. Fell off holding the barndoor swing round arete move. One to go back for
with Cal
Soo close.. Fell off holding the barndoor swing round arete move. One to go back for
with Cal
mattcyp88 6 Feb, 2010 TR dnf
with Jacob Cook
with Jacob Cook
C coldwell-storry 1 Feb, 2010 Lead G/U Ground up.
with rob lay
Ground up.
with rob lay
tallsop 15 Jun, 2009 TR had a quick look, crux sloper way to hot too stick today, would be way easier in cold, wil be back in winter. thinkin about sackin off the grit an spendin the rest of summer at rubicon or the tor...
with alex
had a quick look, crux sloper way to hot too stick today, would be way easier in cold, wil be back in winter. thinkin about sackin off the grit an spendin the rest of summer at rubicon or the tor...
with alex
Jack00 10 Dec, 2008 Lead RP Shows how much easier headpointing is. Fantastic route. Being tall helps massively with the top move.
with Sharik
Shows how much easier headpointing is. Fantastic route. Being tall helps massively with the top move.
with Sharik
Hidden ?Mar, 2004 Lead G/U
Ben Wolstenholme ?Mar, 2004 2nd
with JR
with JR
Gus ?Feb, 2004 Lead Hungover as sin the day after a wild all night party in stoke. nearly fell off Suicide Wall first then ended up doing this. Random.
with Rob Clifton
Hungover as sin the day after a wild all night party in stoke. nearly fell off Suicide Wall first then ended up doing this. Random.
with Rob Clifton
Smelly Fox ?Feb, 2004 TR
Hidden ??, 2003 2nd dog
Hidden ?Feb, 2002 Solo β
Tom Briggs ??, 2000 Lead RP
with John Boyle
with John Boyle
SR1970 ?Mar, 1997 Lead RP
Seb Grieve ??, 1994 Lead RP Climbing RHS of arete is easier for the tall. Was claimed as new route but don't think it is different enough to warrant it. Top roped and climbed 1st go.
Climbing RHS of arete is easier for the tall. Was claimed as new route but don't think it is different enough to warrant it. Top roped and climbed 1st go.
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