Rockfax Description
The central crack. Better than the name suggests when clean. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Wide Cracks, Stanage for Crack Apprentices.

mrteale 10/Aug/17 Solo O/S
Ben Bransby 29/Jul/17 Solo
Chris Ellis 14/May/17 2nd
with Louise Pellett
fharnish13 11/May/17 2nd β
with Almaas
Hidden 11/May/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/17 Lead
Hidden 06/May/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/17 Sent O/S
Droyd 02/Apr/17 Sent rpt
with Boulder pals
Hidden 05/Feb/17 2nd O/S
RyanH 05/Feb/17 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover 03/Nov/16 2nd

Thinning start to good jams & gear. Easy/scruffy finish

Handsforfeet 03/Nov/16 Lead dog

V slippy in the rain

smoreda 03/Nov/16 2nd
Droyd 05/Oct/16 Solo O/S
MrFantastic 30/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/16 -
adi bryant 24/Jul/16 Solo
nick244 20/Mar/16 Lead
Hidden 16/Jan/16 Solo O/S
max_dickens 05/Dec/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/15 TR dnf
TGreen 24/May/15 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 24/May/15 2nd O/S
soph 23/Apr/15 Solo O/S
morganator 23/Apr/15 Solo
Flavio 06/Apr/15 Solo O/S
Canyak ??/2015 -
Robin Nichols 12/Oct/14 Solo O/S
with Jim, Roger
kenneM 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 06/Jun/14 Solo O/S
jon_Str 18/May/14 2nd O/S
ashtond6 31/Mar/14 Solo
Hidden 02/Feb/14 Lead O/S
riff156 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Jo Smith
alp79 02/Mar/13 Lead
Hidden 29/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
Neil D 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Betha. 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Neil D
missxandrabee 22/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Neil, Beth
Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/11 Lead
Brown 19/Mar/11 Solo O/S
with Solo
howlingbaboon ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Scott
Scott Anderson ?/Mar/11 2nd
tebs 17/Oct/10 Sent O/S
with Ian.
SteveM 01/Sep/10 Solo
Climber1806 14/Apr/10 Solo
with Max Edwards
Maxim2023 ?/Apr/10 2nd
with Matt Smith
Pilch 07/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Graham
Hidden ?/Mar/10 -
Hidden ?/Dec/09 -
Hidden 17/Oct/09 2nd β
gravity 17/Oct/09 2nd
with Ian
mshorter 10/Oct/09 -
Hidden ??/2009 Sent
Nicos 01/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/08 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 02/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Mark_RMC 24/Aug/08 Lead

After failing on Basil Brush, (partly becuase I ended up in the E1 line next to it) because it was completely unprotected, decided to do something easier. "Grime" is an accurate description for this muddy crack. Not too bad when I realised I needed to layback and not jam it.

with Alex Ford
skelf ?/Jun/08 Solo
Strong Steve 30/Mar/08 Solo O/S
deacondeacon ??/2008 -
Hidden 21/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Steve Banham 21/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Mattyk 08/Sep/07 Solo

trickier than it looks.

craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 -
Ropeboy 16/Dec/01 Solo
Roget ?/Feb/01 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 17/May/99 Lead
with Phil Goacher, Chris Bryant
Hidden 18/May/97 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/90 Lead
Andy Say 02/Jul/89 Solo
J R R Hartley 25/Jun/89 Lead O/S
with Simon Jones
Rob Davies 23/Jun/89 Solo
John Marsland 04/Jun/89 Solo
tapley 22/Jun/88 -
goi.ashmore 06/Jun/88 Solo O/S
Billg 16/Jun/85 Solo
with Dave Gregory
babymoac 15/Apr/84 -
Hidden 22/Apr/79 Solo
mikej 10/Jan/71 Solo
with John Bickerdike
Gordon Stainforth 05/Jul/70 2nd
with John Stainforth
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High VS
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High HS
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High S
Mid S
Low S
Votes cast 5
High 4c
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Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
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High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
Votes cast 5
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Style of ascent
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