12m.

Rockfax Description
The smart arete is most often climbed following its right-hand side to start, and left to finish - excellent. It is also possible to start on the left and finish on the right - E1. © Rockfax

Tom Proctor (left), Barrie Dixon (right) 1974

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

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Matthew Ferrier 14 Jul 2nd
Calum Wadsworth 14 Jul Lead O/S Good value, upsettingly slopey near the top
Good value, upsettingly slopey near the top
jakeubc 8 Jul Lead O/S
slab_happy 7 Jul 2nd
with Droyd
with Droyd
Droyd 7 Jul Lead O/S
peterbbrown 19 May 2nd
with Dan Vaj
with Dan Vaj
Dan Vaj 19 May Lead O/S
Sam_glasius 7 Apr -
with Rob Peppit, Mike Peppit
with Rob Peppit, Mike Peppit
MikeyP 7 Apr Lead RHS
RHS
Hidden ?Mar 2nd
pingora 28 Oct, 2018 2nd O/S
goshawk 24 Oct, 2018 Lead
with Steve Burns
with Steve Burns
PanzerHanzler 17 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S RH finish, felt quite easy and very enjoyable.
with 77paul
RH finish, felt quite easy and very enjoyable.
with 77paul
JackRamsden7 ?Aug, 2018 Solo
Deezel65 6 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S Direct E1 finish - nice steady climbing with a blind reachy finish - good lead from Michael.
Direct E1 finish - nice steady climbing with a blind reachy finish - good lead from Michael.
Michael Morrell 6 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S E1 Finish on the arete.
E1 Finish on the arete.
IWasJack 19 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
Jamiewalkerjones 19 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 5 May, 2018 2nd
MikeyP 22 Apr, 2018 Lead RHS
RHS
Hidden 20 Apr, 2018 TR rpt
Hidden 16 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
Richard Hartfield 16 Apr, 2018 2nd
steveb2006 31 Oct, 2017 Lead Start on left and finish on right - makes an interesting variation way of doing it with some good moves. Not done this way before.
Start on left and finish on right - makes an interesting variation way of doing it with some good moves. Not done this way before.
davewsargent 31 Aug, 2017 2nd
with paul t
with paul t
davewsargent 31 Aug, 2017 2nd
with paul t
with paul t
NinaR 13 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S We climbed only on left, apparantly E1.
We climbed only on left, apparantly E1.
fuzzysheep01 22 Jun, 2017 2nd O/S
MusicalMountaineer 22 Jun, 2017 Lead
Mr Wild 26 May, 2017 Lead O/S Right side all the way
with MNA123
Right side all the way
with MNA123
Mr Wild 26 May, 2017 2nd O/S Left side
with MNA123
Left side
with MNA123
Hidden 12 May, 2017 -
Hidden 10 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
MikeyP 9 Apr, 2017 TR
Hidden 25 Mar, 2017 2nd
Capricorn One 4 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
with Glen Stediver
with Glen Stediver
Graeme Hammond 26 Jul, 2016 2nd rpt Led before but did start left, finish right way this time, though Andy did it the normal way
Led before but did start left, finish right way this time, though Andy did it the normal way
Bradbury 26 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
bigdrew 7 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S On rhs all the way.
On rhs all the way.
MikeyP 5 Jun, 2016 Lead Left-hand side
Left-hand side
rich_hw 29 May, 2016 Lead rpt
with Nikki
with Nikki
MikeyP 9 May, 2016 Lead Right-hand side
Right-hand side
Hidden 7 May, 2016 Lead
Hidden 6 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
Robin Nichols 30 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Roget
with Roget
martinbettridge06 14 May, 2015 2nd
with Alan parker
with Alan parker
robertmctague 21 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S e1 finish
e1 finish
Hidden 12 Sep, 2014 2nd
doughobbs 11 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S Finished on arete left making it E1. Stephen backed off at the start of the E1 section
with Stephen Jones (Cloggies)
Finished on arete left making it E1. Stephen backed off at the start of the E1 section
with Stephen Jones (Cloggies)
The Reaper 21 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S All the way on the right
All the way on the right
Hardcore Pat 17 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Chris Vanderz
with Chris Vanderz
Hidden 30 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 May, 2014 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 19 May, 2014 Lead dog R.H.S direct, ran outta steam placing gear in last break and missed good hold near top.
with AnnB
R.H.S direct, ran outta steam placing gear in last break and missed good hold near top.
with AnnB
adrianj 18 May, 2014 Lead
with TimmyG
with TimmyG
Hidden 18 May, 2014 2nd O/S
annb 18 May, 2014 2nd
Hidden 18 May, 2014 2nd
nai 6 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Mark
with Mark
Hidden 29 Apr, 2014 Lead RP
Brian Rodgers 29 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2014 2nd
vanderz 16 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Aug, 2013 2nd
davewsargent 14 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with andy neath, jshields
with andy neath, jshields
Jimbo C 15 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S Stuck to the right hand side at the top. Felt like soft E1 like this, although Pete thought HVS.
with Chris, Pete
Stuck to the right hand side at the top. Felt like soft E1 like this, although Pete thought HVS.
with Chris, Pete
doughobbs 23 May, 2013 TR RP
with Antoinette Wintin
with Antoinette Wintin
Rich Kirby 5 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Chriswallis2 26 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Apr, 2013 -
Whealiebob 5 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S Brilliant route
Brilliant route
Milne 5 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 16 Aug, 2012 2nd rpt
andybirtwistle 2 Aug, 2012 Lead
keith Lonsdale 2 Aug, 2012 2nd
Brown 28 Jul, 2012 2nd
with Lilifa
with Lilifa
rohai545 26 Jun, 2012 TR
Alkis 4 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
chrisclimber_1986 4 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S Definately worth the grade, cracking route but a bit of a scary crux. Greasy in places, could do with a bit more traffic
with Alkis
Definately worth the grade, cracking route but a bit of a scary crux. Greasy in places, could do with a bit more traffic
with Alkis
Greg Cunningham 29 Mar, 2012 2nd
Neil McA 29 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with martin cooper, Greg Cunningham
with martin cooper, Greg Cunningham
Martin Cooper 29 Mar, 2012 2nd In the gloom
with Greg Cunningham
In the gloom
with Greg Cunningham
Hidden 25 Feb, 2012 2nd
Cake 25 Feb, 2012 Lead β On the right (E1) on Mark's gear. Not at all pure, but good climb
On the right (E1) on Mark's gear. Not at all pure, but good climb
mark20 25 Feb, 2012 Lead β RHS all the way - seems the most logical way. Very nice route
RHS all the way - seems the most logical way. Very nice route
Andrew Barker ??, 2012 Lead O/S
dominic lee 28 Dec, 2011 Solo O/S Sit start, E1 finish.
Sit start, E1 finish.
Souljah 29 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
with Alister
with Alister
Jim Slater 3 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 3 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S Also led starting on the left and finishing on the right at E1 - 04-08-2016
with rich_hw
Also led starting on the left and finishing on the right at E1 - 04-08-2016
with rich_hw
Hidden 1 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 31 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 31 Aug, 2011 2nd rpt
Jim Walton 31 Aug, 2011 Lead β A belter, well worth going to the crag just for this route
with Tommy81
A belter, well worth going to the crag just for this route
with Tommy81
matthewjc 20 Aug, 2011 Lead
with Nigel
with Nigel
jonnohodgson1 17 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Andy Hodgson
with Andy Hodgson
Hidden 18 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
petellis 18 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jun, 2011 -
steveb2006 27 May, 2011 2nd
with Roland Smith
with Roland Smith
steveb2006 25 May, 2011 2nd
with David Andrew
with David Andrew
goshawk 25 May, 2011 Lead
with Steve Burns
with Steve Burns
arctic_jen 15 May, 2011 2nd
adam carless 15 May, 2011 TR rpt 3rd man up, finished up left this time to see if it was easier - nope, decent crimpy holds still out of reach
with Graphiclunarkid
3rd man up, finished up left this time to see if it was easier - nope, decent crimpy holds still out of reach
with Graphiclunarkid
graphiclunarkid 15 May, 2011 Lead O/S Climbed the standard right-then-left line. A very enjoyable technical route - my hardest gritstone lead to date :)
Climbed the standard right-then-left line. A very enjoyable technical route - my hardest gritstone lead to date :)
Hidden 16 Apr, 2011 2nd
Hidden 16 Apr, 2011 Lead
Hidden ??, 2011 -
tallsop 24 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S Classic, nice moves, good gear.
with Dave Saxby
Classic, nice moves, good gear.
with Dave Saxby
Different Steve 10 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with Guy Reid
with Guy Reid
Jonathan Hall 9 Oct, 2010 2nd
disturbed_one51 9 Oct, 2010 Lead Right hand side only.
Right hand side only.
chrisbussell 5 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S Climbed righthand side all the way, pretty steady for an E1.
with Tim O'Neill
Climbed righthand side all the way, pretty steady for an E1.
with Tim O'Neill
Col Allott 22 Sep, 2010 Solo O/S
Russ 18 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S Nice one!
with Terry Milne
Nice one!
with Terry Milne
Hidden 18 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 11 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
oi_now 6 Sep, 2010 2nd
Paul ablitt 30 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S left hand side only E1 5b
left hand side only E1 5b
Hidden 28 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
cem 11 Jul, 2010 Lead rpt
Hidden 11 Jul, 2010 2nd
MNA123 26 Jun, 2010 2nd nice route, i thought the crux was gettin off the floor.
with john (Krank)
nice route, i thought the crux was gettin off the floor.
with john (Krank)
smokeyj ?Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with DannyC
with DannyC
Hidden 16 May, 2010 2nd O/S
nickcanute ??, 2010 -
RM199 ??, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Oct, 2009 Lead
bridget143 2 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
with Sion
with Sion
Pilch 7 May, 2009 - Jim led,steep and reachy but actually not too hard, stayed on the LHS
with Graham and Jim1
Jim led,steep and reachy but actually not too hard, stayed on the LHS
with Graham and Jim1
Hidden 26 Aug, 2008 2nd
Oceanic 26 Aug, 2008 - Moved from the right hand side to the left hand side just before the crux. I thought the moves were 5b and not at all obvious - with gear by your feet that equals E1 in my book.
Moved from the right hand side to the left hand side just before the crux. I thought the moves were 5b and not at all obvious - with gear by your feet that equals E1 in my book.
adam carless 10 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S A great route. I stayed on the RHS throughout - felt harder (probably still 5b) but more obvious than trying to figure out the moves around to the LHS. Deserves a star or two.
with Rosie A
A great route. I stayed on the RHS throughout - felt harder (probably still 5b) but more obvious than trying to figure out the moves around to the LHS. Deserves a star or two.
with Rosie A
sammyt 14 Jul, 2008 Lead RP quality route
quality route
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
steveb2006 12 Jul, 2003 2nd Roland leads after Angela backs off
with Angela Pingram, Roland Smith
Roland leads after Angela backs off
with Angela Pingram, Roland Smith
Hidden 7 Jun, 2003 Lead
nickdonohue 31 May, 2003 2nd
with Jim Barradale
with Jim Barradale
Mark Stevenson 26 May, 2003 2nd O/S
with Loz Owen
with Loz Owen
Budge 25 Apr, 2002 2nd O/S
with CarlMonster, Mike Oates
with CarlMonster, Mike Oates
cem 24 Mar, 2002 Lead dog
with Gawain Edwards
with Gawain Edwards
Mark Davies PK ??, 2002 Lead O/S
Dave Bond 21 Jul, 2001 Lead O/S
with Adrian Whitehall
with Adrian Whitehall
Chris the Tall ?Sep, 2000 Lead O/S Used Right hand side of arete only
with Bill G
Used Right hand side of arete only
with Bill G
roncaves 22 May, 1999 2nd
with Gavin Williams
with Gavin Williams
craig h 4 May, 1999 Lead O/S
with Nez
with Nez
martroberts 18 Jul, 1998 Lead O/S
steveb2006 22 Feb, 1998 Lead
with Paul Goodman
with Paul Goodman
goi.ashmore 21 Sep, 1997 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas
with Roy Thomas
uphillnow ?May, 1997 2nd
steveb2006 17 Sep, 1996 Lead Now upgraded to HVS - was VS in my old book prompting a solo attempt from which I sensibly backed off
with Chris Webb
Now upgraded to HVS - was VS in my old book prompting a solo attempt from which I sensibly backed off
with Chris Webb
Hidden 14 Jul, 1996 Lead
Hidden 7 Sep, 1994 Lead
Roget 29 Jun, 1994 Solo O/S
steveb2006 3 May, 1989 Lead Lead after retreating from a solo attempt
with Simon Mee
Lead after retreating from a solo attempt
with Simon Mee
Hidden ??, 1985 Solo O/S
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Votes cast 34
Style of ascent
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