Rockfax Description
The thin crack left of the corner to a tough direct finish. Escaping left or grovelling under the boulder will lower the grade and remove the point a bit. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Stanage for Crack Apprentices.

admcne 05/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Steph Moore
Jenn Franklyn 14/Oct/17 Lead G/U
with Richard Franklyn
Josh Hadley 30/Sep/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/17 Solo O/S
Ben Bransby 09/Aug/17 Solo
DubyaJamesDubya 30/Jul/17 2nd O/S
with Ian Smith
jshields 09/Jul/17 Solo
isandyharper 03/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Got a couple of bomber cams in the crack & went left at the top.

crossleysm 03/Jun/17 2nd
scarmichael 07/May/17 Lead O/S
with AllieM
AllieM 07/May/17 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr/17 Lead dog
harry.morrish 27/Mar/17 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 02/Nov/16 Solo O/S
with Jim, Jemma
There's Always A Bigger Cam 15/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Nabil 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
FergusNorrie 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
jameselee85 29/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Alastair Hudson 23/Aug/16 Lead O/S

The "thrutch" direct finish is indeed harder than it looks but certainly the true line. HS 5a I reckon; protection is excellent.

with Fred Price
Becky 17/Aug/16 2nd O/S
dsgarner 17/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Blistering hot day, didn't trust the friction/jams, escaped left.

HazelMacLean 30/Jul/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Jul/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/May/16 Lead
emgroves 08/May/16 -
James Oakes 17/Apr/16 Solo O/S
with Keith Poskitt, Rob Cooper, Andy Lawrence, Bill Lawrence
Nick1812P 16/Apr/16 Solo O/S
markK6 27/Mar/16 Solo
MrFantastic 16/Mar/16 Solo G/U
MrFantastic 23/Feb/16 Solo dnf
Wood for Trees 31/Oct/15 Solo
Hidden 31/Oct/15 Solo O/S
nb148 11/Oct/15 Lead

Lovely climb up until the last move, wimped out and escaped left

with Raj Gautam, Matthew Annette
Ban1 10/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Ballsy last move( very tricky) but has a bomber thread as pro

with amanda jones
Nigel Bond 03/Sep/15 2nd
Kinge 15/Aug/15 2nd
with Alister Robson
jammy4536 15/Aug/15 Solo O/S
TobyA 25/Jul/15 Solo dnf

Good jams over the roof but didn't fancy the top out, down climbed to finish as for the variant.

Flavio 08/Apr/15 Solo O/S
deacondeacon 25/Oct/14 Lead

Doubt it's onsight. Pretty sure I'll have soloed up to the crux previously or possibly used it as a descent. Provably more like VS4c if you're strict at the top.

Ardo 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S
HazelMacLean 11/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Such an awkward finish at the top, kicked out my gear in the crack so had to go for it, loved it!

with UBMC
Tom Keaveny 13/Sep/14 Solo O/S
StoneChaser 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Rocksarge, Rockpiglet
Rockpiglet 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Rocksarge, stonechaser
D.botts87 05/May/14 Solo O/S
J Walker 05/May/14 Solo
with Danny B, Mark C
giuly 12/Apr/14 2nd

Tricky finish

with Steve, Robin Oliver
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
jwhereat 16/Nov/13 2nd
MrTeej2 05/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Will Brooks
johngriffin 05/Sep/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/13 2nd
Lukem6 21/Aug/13 Solo O/S

intended to find a descent route to go up and found this. last move big but very safe on huge foot holds HS 4b???

kfowler141 26/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 29/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Lazytraveller 03/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 03/Jun/13 Solo O/S
avin_a_look 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Adam Harvey
bigredsquirrel 02/Mar/13 2nd O/S
with Nick Fry
dainbramaged999 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 -
Sam Maher 27/Oct/12 2nd O/S

Its all in the finish.

with Mike Davie
JdotP 14/Oct/12 2nd rpt
with The former Mrs Huska
spitfirerick 14/Oct/12 Lead
LesserTrochanter 14/Oct/12 Solo O/S

First time intentionally soloing. I thought it was a VDiff, fail at remembering the guidebook...

Peakpdr 08/Oct/12 -

Brilliant finnish, straight foward if you commit

Hidden 07/Oct/12 2nd O/S
joermann 02/Sep/12 Lead
Bullybones 10/Aug/12 Solo
partz 30/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Interesting finish... Sort of a bellyflop-mantel-toehook?

sparkybatteryboy 30/Jul/12 2nd
with matt e
ralphio 26/Jul/12 Lead
with Steve
Mr G 24/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/12 Lead
gingerbex 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead
Jimbo C 06/May/12 Solo O/S

With the awkward exit under the stone at the top

Hidden 05/May/12 Lead dnf
monkey1 ?/May/12 Lead
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Tithe Technique 25/Mar/12 Lead dnf

Did not commit to the topout on lead.

with Emily Drake
Tithe Technique 25/Mar/12 TR rpt

Easy on top rope

charley 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with JackD, Ange, Kev
valentinesbabe 25/Mar/12 Lead rpt

Easy climb but awkward top out! :-)

with Tim Drake, Jack Drake, Kevin Tithe
Jackwd 24/Mar/12 TR O/S


adam.butler.dsfc 22/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Keendan 21/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Nice lead by Adam getting back into it. We didn't do the appalling looking finish.

Hidden 10/Mar/12 Solo
jon_ridley 10/Mar/12 2nd O/S
becoming-stranger 10/Mar/12 Lead dog

Hold snapped off causing me to deck out

Hidden 28/Feb/12 Lead
jon clayton 05/Jan/12 Solo
Hidden ??/2012 -
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden 23/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/11 2nd
DKaye 17/Aug/11 Solo
with dunnyg
Hidden 17/Aug/11 Solo O/S
migs493 06/Aug/11 Solo O/S
The Reaper 04/Aug/11 Solo O/S
jom 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Really nice little route, some good moves and lots of opportunity for practising gear placement :) interesting top move, I shuffled out!

with Jason
jsw1 31/Jul/11 2nd O/S
SteveM 17/Jul/11 Solo
pizza 16/Jul/11 -

finding the hidden hold made this route 4b without it 4c the top crack overhang being the crux

with ben
lisagrant 16/Jul/11 2nd O/S
benghull 16/Jul/11 Lead O/S
jade 03/Jul/11 Lead
with andy
Hidden 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S
CRiddiford 13/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
James Worthington 24/Mar/11 TR
with Joe, Trev
Boe Jailey 23/Mar/11 TR
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Tim Ducker 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
bennevis 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Fiddly finish through overhang

with Barry
Hannes 20/Aug/10 Lead O/S
The Bad Cough 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S
John sealey 08/Aug/10 Solo
Marc Murphy ?/Jul/10 AltLd
Martin Stevens 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Andy H.
PanzerHanzler 11/Jun/10 2nd rpt
victim of mathematics 04/Jun/10 Solo O/S
edd rab 20/May/10 Solo rpt
PanzerHanzler 15/May/10 2nd O/S
Singleton_Alex 15/May/10 Lead O/S
DaNo123 15/May/10 Lead
with Hanzler
liz23 15/May/10 TR dnf
Hidden ?/May/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd O/S
markytaylor 14/Apr/10 Solo O/S
sgl0jd 13/Mar/10 Lead
joe.91 10/Mar/10 Lead O/S
sce8 17/Oct/09 Lead dog

Completed Stringer with the direct finish - fell off the direct finish, and so did Neil!

with Neil
Wil.Hooke 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Brown 24/Sep/09 Solo O/S
with Solo
Lee Wright 1985 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Joking 16/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Mr. K
Mr. K 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
edd rab 31/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 12/Jun/09 Solo O/S
valentinesbabe 11/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Helen23 25/May/09 Solo
SteveM 21/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Andy
JDDD 31/Jan/09 Solo
RM199 ??/2009 -
igneouscarl 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Lauren Brown
Gareth T 16/Nov/08 2nd
with tdudley
tdudley 16/Nov/08 Lead dog
Hidden ?/Oct/08 Lead
gnc760 27/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/08 Solo
awh18awh 08/May/08 Lead O/S
with Will
Hidden 14/Mar/08 Lead
popebenedictus 19/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Powder Puff Girl 19/Feb/08 2nd
with Ben H
Hidden 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Pythonist 05/Sep/07 Solo O/S
dangerousoldfool ?/Aug/07 Solo O/S
mr bounce 07/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Jo
JdotP 24/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Tom Brookes
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall 03/Feb/07 Solo dnf

Backed off the horrendous looking finish

Nicos 28/Jan/07 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
colin177 ?/Sep/06 TR
Rampikino 18/Jun/06 Lead
with MMC Various
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/May/05 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 09/May/05 Lead
with Dr. death
Wil Treasure ??/2004 -
Hidden ??/2000 -
Iain Thow 25/Jan/97 Solo
Canyak ??/1973 -
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