12m.

Rockfax Description
Balance straight up the slabby face to the niche, step right and then finish direct - steep. © Rockfax

Barrie Dixon, Tom Proctor 1975

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Matthew Ferrier 14 Jul Lead O/S
jakeubc 8 Jul Lead O/S
slab_happy 7 Jul Lead O/S May have wandered too far right before the finish, wandered back again.
with Droyd
May have wandered too far right before the finish, wandered back again.
with Droyd
Hidden 19 May 2nd
MikeyP 7 Apr Lead
Sam_glasius 7 Apr -
with Rob Peppit, Mike Peppit
with Rob Peppit, Mike Peppit
goshawk 24 Oct, 2018 Lead
with Steve Burns
with Steve Burns
gritstone7 19 Sep, 2018 Lead rpt
Hidden 7 Sep, 2018 Lead
PanzerHanzler 17 Aug, 2018 2nd O/S Thought this felt closer to HVS than VS and probably worth 5a for the hardest move. Very good route and enjoyed it a lot.
with 77paul
Thought this felt closer to HVS than VS and probably worth 5a for the hardest move. Very good route and enjoyed it a lot.
with 77paul
JackRamsden7 ?Aug, 2018 Solo
IWasJack 19 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Something interesting at every break.
Something interesting at every break.
Jamiewalkerjones 19 Jun, 2018 2nd
Hidden 20 Apr, 2018 TR rpt
Hidden 16 Apr, 2018 Lead rpt
Richard Hartfield 16 Apr, 2018 2nd
davewsargent 31 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with andy neath
with andy neath
davewsargent 31 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with andy neath
with andy neath
andyclimber 20 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt I like this climb more with the block gone.
I like this climb more with the block gone.
JasonK 13 Jul, 2017 Lead
with Andy
with Andy
NinaR 13 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
john max 13 Jul, 2017 2nd
with john_ni
with john_ni
peakschris 13 Jul, 2017 2nd
Jamiewalkerjones 12 Jul, 2017 2nd
FeargalR 12 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Jul, 2017 2nd
twildingsteele 8 Jul, 2017 2nd
with Alkis
with Alkis
Alkis 8 Jul, 2017 Lead β Lead on Ali's gear, couldn't be bothered to strip it.
Lead on Ali's gear, couldn't be bothered to strip it.
Jamiewalkerjones 8 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S Lovely grit nice moves. Sometimes looked improbable but moving up helped. Protected with small cams.
with Alex
Lovely grit nice moves. Sometimes looked improbable but moving up helped. Protected with small cams.
with Alex
Hidden 12 May, 2017 -
MikeyP 9 Apr, 2017 TR
Robin Nichols 2 Oct, 2016 Solo rpt
with Jim, Roget
with Jim, Roget
Hidden 15 Sep, 2016 Lead rpt
Maia 4 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S really good route but found the bottom move quite reachy!
really good route but found the bottom move quite reachy!
fechtn 4 Aug, 2016 2nd Had a mare
with Peak Climbing Club
Had a mare
with Peak Climbing Club
Capricorn One 4 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
with Glen Stediver
with Glen Stediver
Jim Slater 4 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S
with Maia
with Maia
bigdrew 7 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S
MikeyP 5 Jun, 2016 2nd Worth 5a now the block has gone? Certainly harder
Worth 5a now the block has gone? Certainly harder
Hidden 5 May, 2016 2nd
ashtond6 4 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S With the harder finish! Hvs 5ab finishing right
With the harder finish! Hvs 5ab finishing right
Hidden 4 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
martinbettridge06 19 Jun, 2015 Lead
with tt
with tt
Hidden 6 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
Robin Nichols 30 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Roget
with Roget
woody99i 9 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
with Chris
with Chris
Rockafella 9 Apr, 2015 Lead β
Hidden 12 Sep, 2014 2nd
Hidden 30 Jul, 2014 Lead RP
oldvicar 27 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S Standing on the block which is no longer there proved difficult. I reckon the crux is probably 5a now although it might be I was just spooked because of the missing block!
Standing on the block which is no longer there proved difficult. I reckon the crux is probably 5a now although it might be I was just spooked because of the missing block!
andyclimber 19 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza 19 May, 2014 2nd rpt
with AnnB
with AnnB
adrianj 18 May, 2014 2nd
with TimmyG
with TimmyG
Hidden 18 May, 2014 Lead O/S
annb 18 May, 2014 Lead
Hidden 18 May, 2014 2nd
Oliver Houston 17 May, 2014 2nd
nation1 10 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
jh1990 ??, 2014 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 29 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with daveyw
with daveyw
Hidden 29 Sep, 2013 2nd
vanderz 16 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
MikeDowsett 14 Aug, 2013 2nd
Hidden 14 Aug, 2013 Lead
bendevonport 14 Aug, 2013 Lead β Is that block gonna come out? Visions of being squished by it, move on and forget.
with Mike Dowsett
Is that block gonna come out? Visions of being squished by it, move on and forget.
with Mike Dowsett
john_ni 13 Jun, 2013 2nd
with Andy Jobling (PCC)
with Andy Jobling (PCC)
RichardMc 8 Jun, 2013 2nd
with Tony Williams, Dave Langmead
with Tony Williams, Dave Langmead
Hidden 5 May, 2013 2nd
Hidden 4 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Milne 5 Sep, 2012 2nd O/S
with tallsop
with tallsop
Hidden 16 Aug, 2012 2nd
Hidden 19 Jul, 2012 Lead rpt
DaveB61 28 Jun, 2012 2nd
with Chris Jones
with Chris Jones
rohai545 26 Jun, 2012 TR
petellis 27 May, 2012 2nd rpt
Hidden 27 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 24 May, 2012 2nd
Neil McA 29 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with martin cooper, Greg Cunningham
with martin cooper, Greg Cunningham
Greg Cunningham 29 Mar, 2012 2nd
Hidden 25 Feb, 2012 2nd
Cake 25 Feb, 2012 - Almost as hard as as Hugo next door
Almost as hard as as Hugo next door
dominic lee 28 Dec, 2011 Solo O/S
victim of mathematics 5 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
with dpmUK
with dpmUK
dpmUK 5 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 3 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with rich_hw
with rich_hw
Hidden 31 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S
Jim Walton 31 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
najki_2000 29 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S nice
with Chris Rose
nice
with Chris Rose
chrisclimber_1986 29 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S Did it in the pouring rain, made the crux incredibly interesting when none of the holds can be gripped!
with William Kelsall
Did it in the pouring rain, made the crux incredibly interesting when none of the holds can be gripped!
with William Kelsall
Oceanic 29 Aug, 2011 -
shaky2 22 Aug, 2011 Lead
kfv 17 Aug, 2011 TR O/S
Oliver Houston 30 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S Surprisingly nice, steep wall climbing, probably preferred it to Amber arete as it didn't let up till right at the top.
Surprisingly nice, steep wall climbing, probably preferred it to Amber arete as it didn't let up till right at the top.
jonnohodgson1 17 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Andy Hodgson
with Andy Hodgson
petellis 18 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
adam carless 15 May, 2011 2nd rpt
Hidden 15 May, 2011 Lead
stephenhartley 13 May, 2011 Lead
Hidden 12 May, 2011 2nd
Hidden 12 May, 2011 Lead
James Hale 11 May, 2011 2nd O/S
with John Sharratt
with John Sharratt
shaky2 28 Apr, 2011 Lead
Robin S 22 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S What would it be without that block to hang on? Cant say I felt it rock. Nice practice at one handed gear placement
What would it be without that block to hang on? Cant say I felt it rock. Nice practice at one handed gear placement
Hidden 19 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
shaky2 14 Apr, 2011 Lead
chrisbussell 5 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S Nice climb, that block is a concern for the future!
with Tim O'Neill
Nice climb, that block is a concern for the future!
with Tim O'Neill
Col Allott 22 Sep, 2010 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 12 Sep, 2010 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
with Nicola Pettit
Paul ablitt 30 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
tallsop 22 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S Nice climb, nice holds, long reaches and good gear.
with Dave Saxby
Nice climb, nice holds, long reaches and good gear.
with Dave Saxby
bigdan050 18 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 18 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
b.hayley 25 May, 2010 2nd O/S
with Alfredo
with Alfredo
Alfredo 25 May, 2010 Lead
Hidden 16 May, 2010 2nd O/S
nickcanute ??, 2010 -
Hidden 25 Oct, 2009 2nd
Hidden 26 Aug, 2008 2nd
Oceanic 26 Aug, 2008 -
adam carless 10 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S High step, reach for good holds, repeat until attacked by the rhodies. Don't think too hard about whether that block is attached. Clean rock and good moves - deserves a star.
with Rosie A
High step, reach for good holds, repeat until attacked by the rhodies. Don't think too hard about whether that block is attached. Clean rock and good moves - deserves a star.
with Rosie A
bridget143 ??, 2008 2nd
with Rob Peppit
with Rob Peppit
steveb2006 12 Jul, 2003 Solo
Mark Davies PK ??, 2002 Lead O/S
steveb2006 26 Mar, 2000 2nd The wedged block seems to have been levered out a few inches!
with Paul Goodman
The wedged block seems to have been levered out a few inches!
with Paul Goodman
roncaves 22 May, 1999 Lead
with Gavin Williams
with Gavin Williams
craig h 4 May, 1999 Solo O/S
steveb2006 9 May, 1998 2nd
with Paul Goodman
with Paul Goodman
steveb2006 3 Aug, 1995 Lead
with Terry Bolger
with Terry Bolger
Hidden 30 Aug, 1994 Solo
Roget 29 Jun, 1994 Solo O/S
steveb2006 3 May, 1989 Solo First visit to Amber Valley crags - have a look at Cocking Tor first and fail on Cyclops Eye and Jelly Ache (latter given E2 at the time). Move onto Turningstone Edge
First visit to Amber Valley crags - have a look at Cocking Tor first and fail on Cyclops Eye and Jelly Ache (latter given E2 at the time). Move onto Turningstone Edge
Hidden ??, 1985 Solo O/S
Mark Kemball 17 Apr, 1983 Solo
Voting
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 29
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 29
Votes cast 28
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Soloed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Redpoint
Not Set