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Rockfax Description
12m. Another of the superb jamming cracks that the crag abounds with. A tricky groove leads to a ledge then move right and motor up the soaring crack-line. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Rockfall Northern England top 50, The best the UK has to offer for mere mortals (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), The V.S.+ Ticklist.


ClimberDateStyle
michaelb1 29/Aug/17 Lead dog

Superb and sustained jamming with a sting in the tail. Tried to overprotect the top and blew the clean lead.

with troybison, George B
troybison 29/Aug/17 2nd dog

Got pumped & had to pull up on a hex.

AJMullen 26/Aug/17 Lead O/S

Brilliant climbing with perfect jams. Would have done it again if the crack hadn't wrecked the back of my hands. Baluster crack is next on the list.

bencole 19/Aug/17 Lead O/S

The only thing we climbed today:( Despite dry rock and sunshine conditions was atrocious. Wind must have been gusting to 50mph buy half way up the route. We could barely move between each bomber hand jam. Hands were completely numb after about 2 minutes. All quite exhilarating but ultimately very unpleasant. It's probably a lovely route on the right day.

Matthew Ferrier 30/Jul/17 2nd
connor_furness 31/May/17 Lead dnf

Backed off a few feet short of the top out. The crack opens up to just beyond the width of my first whilst the feet become slightly narrower than my boot giving both poor hands and feet. I think the top was the crux, although getting established on the crack is also tricky. First go at crack climbing. Sandbag HVS, very good gear if you have lots of cams.

garyb1442 16/Aug/16 2nd dog
watson.b 16/Aug/16 Lead dog

Fell off the top again

Dino Dave 10/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hugobristol 10/Jun/16 2nd β
with Dave
Hidden 27/Apr/16 Lead O/S
topsyturvy 30/Aug/15 Lead rpt

great route

dakidunn 30/Aug/15 2nd
with Tris
sarah hawker 17/Aug/15 TR dog

Fantastic! Got up from the big ledge into the crack but forgot where my other leg was going and had to hang on the rope. Superb Sarah-sized fist jams al the way :-D Leading would be a different story with gear and ropes getting in the way!

with bob
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
robertmichaellovell 27/Jun/15 Lead
with Sarah
Tim Rodgers 27/Jun/15 Lead
watson.b 27/Jun/15 Lead dnf

Bloody hard

Hidden 09/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
ferdia 13/Aug/13 2nd
Andy Moles 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Ferdia
Hidden 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Klingon 27/Jul/13 Lead
with Nimble, Capt Kirk
Alpenglow 27/Jul/13 2nd dog

Can't jam for shit so had an 'interesting' time on this one...

with Ben S
Tim Rodgers 06/Jul/13 Lead
with Paul Davison
ruairidhwad 10/Jun/13 Lead dog
with Cedric Meyer
Klingon 09/Sep/12 2nd
with Johnny, Capt Kirk
jonny taylor 09/Sep/12 2nd
with Steve, Paul
Hidden 02/Sep/12 -
arrang 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S

excellent and sustained

y2keable 24/May/12 2nd O/S

Nice sinker fist jam at the top. I like it, though it felt like E1

with John
sarah hawker 20/Aug/11 TR dnf
with Shunt
TheHorroffice 24/Jul/11 -
Hammy 21/Apr/11 TR
with Shunt
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 17/Apr/11 2nd
odox 22/Aug/10 2nd O/S

Great lesson in jamming!

Hidden 22/Aug/10 Lead
gforce 24/Jul/10 Lead
with James
James Prowse 24/Jul/10 2nd
with Graham
Hidden 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
jonka ?/Jul/09 2nd
with mark
ferdia 26/Apr/09 2nd
burto 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with ferdia
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
pimpy 13/Jul/08 Lead
with Tom B
yarbles ?/Jun/08 Lead
with Jo
Blackthorn ?/Jun/08 2nd
with Ollie
lithos 15/Jun/03 Lead O/S
andybirtwistle 15/Jun/03 2nd
mike fenwick ?/Jun/99 Lead
with Ben Pearce
Ian Jones ??/1998 Lead O/S
with Karen Ghiselli
Russell Lovett 16/Aug/96 TR O/S
with andrew haigh
GuyC 14/Aug/93 -
with Jon Bell
Marti999 ??/1992 Solo O/S
Neil R 16/Jun/90 Lead O/S
with Sharon
gme 01/Jan/90 -
Roget ?/Aug/89 Lead O/S
with jim
Will Webb ?/Jun/84 -
andybirtwistle 05/May/84 2nd
with Paul Fairbrother
telemark ??/1982 2nd
with Tony Griffiths
Paul Clarke ??/1980 -
with NUMC
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Voting
High E1
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Low E1
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
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Low VS
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High 5b
Mid 5b
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High 5a
Mid 5a
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High 4c
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Votes cast 9
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
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DNF
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