Rockfax Description
The right-trending line across the slab is worthwhile but bold. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Jake's Freshers meet ticklist.

martinbettridge06 11/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Alan parker
riff156 02/Sep/17 Lead rpt
with Jo Smith
robblowen 26/Aug/17 Solo rpt

94 of 100

Rob McGurk 21/Aug/17 Solo O/S

A lovely, airy route to solo.

with E.Reed
benkelsey 10/Aug/17 Lead O/S

Oh Gritstone...

FrancisI 28/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with David
slab_happy 24/Jul/17 2nd
with Droyd
Droyd 24/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Clare
Ben Bransby 07/Jul/17 Lead
G-VideoDie 01/Jul/17 Lead dnf
with Matt
will randall 03/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with sarah
Adamski1986 29/May/17 2nd
with Gema Martin Ordas
JezzaCat 28/May/17 Lead O/S
with Iain
Tony Myers 28/May/17 Lead β
Hidden 28/May/17 Lead
adi bryant 21/May/17 2nd rpt
There's Always A Bigger Cam 01/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Nice climb. Bit bold.

sjbrook 26/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Tom B
lammy 23/Oct/16 2nd O/S
with Mike
Hidden 23/Oct/16 2nd
stev1e.wilso 02/Oct/16 2nd O/S
adi bryant 02/Oct/16 Solo
John Brayshaw 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Sep/16 Lead
Suzygirl 24/Sep/16 2nd
Calum Wadsworth 14/Aug/16 Solo O/S

trickier than I expected...

Markheighton 23/Jul/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/16 2nd O/S
matt.stevenson 18/Jun/16 2nd
Amy Sears 18/Jun/16 Lead
Oliver-Lambourn08 09/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with CJC
Hidden 09/Jun/16 2nd O/S
monkeymatt 15/May/16 Lead O/S
with Harry Boston 07/May/16 Lead O/S
with Lydia
soph 20/Apr/16 Solo O/S
with Stan Halstead
RiskyRob 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S

Tower Face Edge - (S)

with Phil Gillespie
mjackson 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
adam carless 03/Apr/16 2nd
with dpmuk
Tony Myers 03/Apr/16 2nd O/S
dpmUK 03/Apr/16 Lead rpt
royle883 25/Mar/16 2nd rpt
neillmackay 25/Mar/16 Lead
AdamFreeman 20/Mar/16 Solo O/S
CoraS 20/Mar/16 2nd
with Adam
Robin Nichols 25/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with Roger
Roget 25/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with robin
Raggar 10/Oct/15 Lead
with Freddie
Hidden 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
alan.phobos 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Martin
Mattlamb90 19/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Ad Aus
vinni 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/15 -
jogh 05/Sep/15 2nd
with Simon, Steve
Gromitt 05/Sep/15 2nd
with jogh, steveg
TobyA 05/Sep/15 Solo dnf

Some nice holds but exposed and technical feeling. Tried to commit a couple of times but thought better of it and down climbed.

steveg 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
gladys 16/Aug/15 Lead

W Paul Horsman

paulh.0776 16/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 15/Aug/15 2nd O/S
petern 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
AndrewCArmstrong 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/15 2nd
Ben Griffiths 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Rich Dallas, Andy Barrow
keitht 25/Jun/15 2nd

Bold without the side runner

with Dave Lomas
Andy Morley 20/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Luke Green
Papa J Love 30/May/15 Lead O/S
with Jack Buckle, Rob Edwards
mikej 26/May/15 Lead
with Rick Naylor
riff156 24/May/15 Lead G/U
with Jo Smith
mark44 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Phil West 23/May/15 Lead rpt

A little use of the left arete with a side runner as per the guide.

with Chris Tan
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
mrdigitaljedi 18/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Solo
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
RyanOsborne 18/Apr/15 2nd
with Mark, Elena
Ele 17/Apr/15 2nd
with Mark, Ryan
Hidden 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Flavio 06/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 20/Mar/15 Solo O/S
simon kimber 15/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Canyak ??/2015 -
Hidden 13/Dec/14 2nd dog
eastonator 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
fuzzysheep01 09/Nov/14 2nd O/S
with Graham Perry
StevieLee 09/Nov/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/14 2nd O/S
royle883 29/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 12/Oct/14 2nd
Max Streeton 12/Oct/14 Lead
Monkey_Alan 12/Oct/14 2nd
with Wayne Elias, Max Streeton
Simon Caldwell 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S

HS 4a as per the BMC guide. Rockjfax and BMC show different lines for the start, I took the BMC version (start on the right, move left to the crack, then back right). Didn't really like this route, too much of an eliminate, the crux was avoiding the crack on the left at the start then the arete on the right at the finish.

with Carmen
johngriffin 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Annegret 24/Aug/14 2nd
with isabel hadley
sadlerbrett 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Alex Roberts
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead
FernandoHidalgo 23/Aug/14 TR O/S
SBoother 22/Aug/14 TR O/S
with Andrew Burford
KevB 13/Jun/14 2nd
with Jon Evans
jon59 13/Jun/14 -
KevB 13/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Jon Evans
dannyboy83 06/Jun/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/14 Lead O/S
fosterrobert 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Jack
Johnny B Diggerman 18/May/14 Lead O/S

Limited protection, quite tricky for it's grade

with Paul G
quickdrawmcraw 18/May/14 Lead
with hannah
Wevcore 05/May/14 2nd O/S
with James
Matt_C9716 05/May/14 Lead O/S
JB-Rock 05/May/14 Lead
with Kevin
mattgrange 04/May/14 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 03/May/14 Solo O/S
Strong Steve 03/May/14 Lead O/S
AshBash 10/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
adamwesthead 13/Mar/14 Solo dnf
BnB 12/Mar/14 -
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S
Cockman 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Will Smith
James12389 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S
Charlie Low 16/Feb/14 Lead

Felt really hard for a severe, think I might have accidently finished up the diff to the left.

munch88 02/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with rob
JoeWakefield 02/Jan/14 Lead
robblowen 02/Jan/14 2nd β
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
Brown 01/Dec/13 Solo
with Solo
pftom 03/Nov/13 Lead O/S
rich_hw 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Milly_PCC
kozzi 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
John-Henry 31/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Melanie Parkin 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Manchi Chung
deacondeacon 09/Aug/13 Solo O/S
Chris Craggs 02/Aug/13 2nd

Rounded and poor gear in the middle - HS 4b?

with Steve Cunnington, Graham Parkes
Montecore 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Duncan Exley
Chris Redding 03/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Amy Hare 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S
cpt_crunch 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with matt lally
Naomi.P ?/Jun/13 Lead
mapperley samurai 26/May/13 Lead O/S

A pleasant enough slab. Nothing spectacular, its just over a bit too soon compared to some of its competitors.

with Ben Moss
jennifers87 05/May/13 Lead O/S

Very easy in comparision to my other two leads of the day. BMC book graded HS and Rock Fax graded S. Would agree with Rock Fax.Still pleasant climbing, enjoyed

with Marc Woolfson
PeteMc 27/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
sgl 26/Apr/13 Solo
mes32 23/Apr/13 2nd O/S

Rather bold I thought, nice lead by Tor.

Vnockles 23/Apr/13 Lead
cem 20/Apr/13 Solo O/S


Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
Slick 20/Apr/13 Lead
Kirill 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with David Gruber, David Sim
lucyh 20/Apr/13 2nd
Poco Loco 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Sarah S, Lucy
Ramblin dave 20/Apr/13 Lead rpt

Felt scary for severe, but maybe just not my style...

with David Gruber, Kiril
jwhereat 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/12 2nd O/S
stephen Rowley 20/Oct/12 Lead
with Marc Colbeck
Robbiobaby 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead dnf
Hidden 14/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 14/Oct/12 2nd
jacobjlloyd 06/Oct/12 Lead
with Sophie
TiffTiff 06/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/12 Solo O/S
y2keable 13/Sep/12 Solo O/S
sophienna 07/Sep/12 TR
Ejminee 11/Aug/12 2nd
Paul Baxter 11/Aug/12 2nd
with Tom
LovelyMrTom 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/12 Lead
missxandrabee 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Love! A fun traversey route. Steve promised me a sheep puppy if I finished it, or maybe I just assumed. 2 star.

with Steve
stevorobs3 04/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Xandra
buxtoncoffeelover 20/Jun/12 Solo
climb the peak 26/May/12 Lead dnf

Started up pizza slab but din't manage to finish it and had to move up left through the crack. Don't do this route if it's really hot, the friction on the slopers is awful.

Hidden 12/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
wishicud climbHVS 12/May/12 TR

Fantastic route, some really good positions lead to a nice finish. Well done Paws, test piece of the day.

with The Paw Paws
Hidden 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Harry Holmes 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Joanna
Ron 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Clive
chili-d 12/Mar/12 TR
with Poz
Wyrdwired ??/2012 2nd
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
alexcollins123 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
stle93 05/Nov/11 2nd
with Matt Everett, Chris Lyus
partz 05/Nov/11 Lead O/S
CLyus 05/Nov/11 2nd
victim of mathematics 04/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with Dan
dpmUK 04/Nov/11 Lead rpt
Legionreturns ?/Nov/11 Solo
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
jayray 22/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd
andy_e 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S
catblack 15/Oct/11 Solo
rockman 03/Oct/11 Lead O/S

tough severe, line not obvious.

timcedwards 03/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 26/Sep/11 TR O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/11 Lead
gavster2405 ?/Sep/11 -
Mike Soulby 24/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Tom1
tjsx101 24/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 14/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Adam1973 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
stewart murray 14/Aug/11 2nd
pc1983 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
MJP 24/Jul/11 TR β

Having previously tried to lead it, decided against and did Gardener's Crack instead. On top rope, didn't see any protection for middle-top section

ladymuck 24/Jul/11 TR O/S

Good practice for smearing

Josh_West 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Will_Maxwell 12/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Brannock 01/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Ramblin dave 11/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Richard
rfdl100 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with David Sim
chris_r 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Alison Madley
CGlennie 28/May/11 Lead O/S
with Will Mills
atch 19/May/11 Lead O/S
with si
sylwia 08/May/11 Lead

Went off route a bit

with Stuart, Ross
hazeysunshine 08/May/11 Lead O/S
with Beatrice
shaky2 30/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 21/Apr/11 2nd O/S
JamieTown 13/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/11 2nd rpt
uphillnow ??/2011 -
jcooke33 ??/2011 2nd
AielSavage ??/2011 Lead O/S
akhughes ??/2011 Solo
Ollie B 20/Nov/10 Solo O/S
kfv 07/Nov/10 Lead
Bradbury 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Luke Evans
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Solo
andy_e 26/Sep/10 2nd O/S
alimckay 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with andrew
Plungeman 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Anders, Dave S
HimTiggins 18/Sep/10 Solo rpt
radioshed 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S

nice enough start to the weekend

with Silje
daviesp2 05/Sep/10 2nd

with big r.... midge hell

Luke Jones 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/10 Lead rpt
SteveM 15/Aug/10 Solo
GrahamHP 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Katie HP
Hidden 26/Jul/10 TR
Gulon 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
JackPott 03/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 31/May/10 Lead O/S
ojp 26/May/10 Lead O/S
with Robin
atch 26/May/10 2nd
with simon
robin_hackney 26/May/10 2nd
RichT 25/May/10 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 23/May/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
edd rab 04/May/10 Lead rpt
popebenedictus 04/May/10 2nd O/S
with Edd Rab
bobpilgrem 24/Apr/10 TR
with Bob/Tom
tompilgrem 24/Apr/10 TR
with Dad
Ed Griffin 17/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Sara Kedge, Alaric
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Ben Watts 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Louise Grimster
gaz_jones 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
jack89 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
emlynroberts 14/Mar/10 Lead
with Louise Gibbs
ollieben 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Louise Jennifer Gibbs 14/Mar/10 2nd
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
SteveM 07/Nov/09 Lead
with Kat
kitkat78 07/Nov/09 2nd O/S
with SteveM
Hidden 26/Oct/09 Lead
howlingbaboon 23/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Ady
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
sweenyt 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with UBMC
aipattison 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Joe, Henry
le_grimpeur 12/Sep/09 2nd
with Dad
DGY 12/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Sep/09 Solo
dpmUK 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Jen
arctic_jen 06/Aug/09 2nd
with Dan
Hidden 12/Jul/09 2nd O/S
mrtom ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Steven Andrews 03/May/09 Lead O/S
riddle 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with Yasmina
Hidden 02/May/09 2nd
LA Bradders ?/May/09 2nd
adam carless 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S

avoiding the crack, up a bit then right is easier than a straight diagonal line.

practicalcat 18/Apr/09 2nd
cmsg 18/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Hanneke den Ouden
CathS 13/Apr/09 Lead dnf

Not a good choice for a first gritstone Severe lead. Sketchy gear and hard moves, felt more like a VS! Bailed out onto adjacent route a few metres up!

minaturechris 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Stacey
staceyjg 22/Mar/09 2nd O/S

1 and only route of the day, was bloody windy and freezing cold, gave up climbing and went bouldering instead.

treeminkies 22/Mar/09 2nd
with the earl
Nicos 19/Mar/09 Solo O/S
JohnFJP ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden 01/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Nick F Smith 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Alan Jeffers
jameswbrae 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S

second lead of the weekend and last climb of the day in gathering storm!

with Doug
Hidden 18/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
MagnusL 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Pete and Joe
Hidden 31/May/08 Lead O/S
HimTiggins 18/May/08 Solo O/S
roscoe6 13/May/08 Lead
JiveWeasel 10/May/08 2nd
Mrs Weasel 10/May/08 Lead
mustdobetter 03/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
stuckonarock 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Matthew
Hidden 02/Aug/07 Solo O/S
csd23 ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/07 2nd dog
Hidden 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
edd rab 05/May/07 TR O/S
popebenedictus 05/May/07 TR O/S
with Edd Rab
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
chiverstom 14/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with Khaled Belgasmi
Hidden 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S
simonw1 22/Apr/06 2nd O/S
with Allan Watson
Hidden 24/Apr/05 2nd rpt
rocktigger ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Clare
Tobias at Home ??/2005 -
Phil West 14/Nov/04 2nd
with Chris Tan
DerwentDiluted 10/May/02 Solo
Ropeboy 17/Mar/02 Solo
roncaves 09/Jun/99 Solo
Hidden ??/1999 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/96 Lead O/S
andrewbooth1000 30/Jul/95 2nd
Hidden ??/1995 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Aug/94 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Aug/94 Solo rpt
stokienomad 08/Apr/94 Lead
Hidden 07/May/93 Solo
Andy Say 03/Jul/90 Solo
J R R Hartley 05/May/90 Lead O/S
with Clare Cooper
Hidden ?/Apr/90 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/89 Solo
goi.ashmore 23/Sep/89 Solo O/S
tapley 22/Jun/88 -
craig h 22/May/88 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 13/Jun/87 Solo
Dave Musgrove 03/Jan/87 Solo
babymoac 10/Mar/85 Lead
with Bob Hunter & Pravin
Hidden 22/May/79 Solo rpt
Hidden 29/Mar/78 Solo
Hidden 29/Mar/78 Solo
Nigel Bond 14/May/77 Lead
with Alan
mikej 23/Feb/74 Solo
Rog Wilko ?/Jul/71 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
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