Rockfax Description
The right-hand side of the slab is delicate to a finish at a perched block. Low in the grade though protection is poor on the lower crucial section - there have been a few nasty falls here. © Rockfax

FA. Graham Parkes (in a school lunch break) 1980

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500.

pingora 19/Nov/16 2nd O/S
with Rory
Rory_Cummings_NI 19/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Ian
charley 19/Nov/16 2nd rpt
with Chris
fuzzysheep01 13/Nov/16 Lead G/U

Greased off the first move on green slime. A route to leave for the afternoon for sure. Pretty straightforward climbing.

with Dave SMC, Ed Shaw
eduardo 13/Nov/16 2nd rpt
with Dave R, fuzzysheep01
Cake 29/Oct/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 27/Oct/16 2nd
pie_eater_pete 26/Oct/16 -
Teappleby 26/Oct/16 Lead
with Olga Konrashova
James Oakes 22/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Matt Lyons, Lucy Bradbury, Harry Morrish
mattlyons 22/Oct/16 2nd rpt
kermit_uk 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
danJBA 11/Sep/16 2nd
mattlyons 13/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Matt Arnold
Felix la shat 28/May/16 Lead O/S
with Louis
Martin Bagshaw 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Mullet
alias dave 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S
jon_gill1 09/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with Christian Turford
MrFantastic 03/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Catherine
Cat Higgs 03/Apr/16 2nd
with John
Hidden 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Mar/16 2nd dog
the power 03/Mar/16 Lead
with rob
MYox 27/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Krzysztof
jonhowson 27/Feb/16 Lead O/S

Super lovely, delicate and just the right side of scary.

Graeme Hammond 27/Feb/16 Lead rpt
Psych ?/Feb/16 2nd O/S
amccann 23/Jan/16 Lead rpt
mrteale 23/Jan/16 2nd
with amccann
dr_botnik 29/Dec/15 Lead rpt
the power 29/Dec/15 Lead
with rob
Hidden 22/Oct/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 22/Oct/15 Lead
Ciderslider 15/Oct/15 2nd O/S

Nice climb

with charley
charley 15/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Nice route. Had more gear then I expected...

with Mark
Hidden 13/Sep/15 TR β
Mr Messy 10/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 10/Sep/15 2nd
mark4344 11/Aug/15 TR
with Dave Rich
cdpuk 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/15 2nd O/S
jamie ward 17/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Marcus Harvey, Chris Comrie
db79 11/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Ron 21/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Andrew
Gabe Oliver 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
cpforbes 21/Jun/15 2nd O/S
planetmarshall 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/15 -
K Farrell 07/Jun/15 TR O/S

Nice climb, tricky bit after the gear break. And a thoughtful start.

with Crazy Neil, Rob, K McKay
Mattlamb90 07/Jun/15 2nd β
K Mckay 07/Jun/15 2nd O/S

Awkward start

with Crazy Neil, Crazy Rob, K Farrell
jimbonfire 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Ryan Mcconnell
spidey 07/Jun/15 2nd
GDun98 07/Jun/15 Lead β
with Ryan, Mattlamb90
Hidden 06/Jun/15 TR
cem 06/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Paddy Freer, Dave Sim
Pero 06/Jun/15 TR
Sam McCarthy 04/Jun/15 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Jun/15 -
lithos 30/May/15 Lead
with sarah
Hidden 30/May/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/May/15 2nd O/S
Alan James - UKC and UKH 28/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/15 2nd
Matt Groom 24/May/15 -
with Nina
Chris Ellis 23/May/15 2nd
with Nige Shaw
shaunhumphreys 21/May/15 Lead rpt

Nice steady climbing all the way

AsleepOnBelay 21/May/15 Lead O/S

Sweet. 2nd well worn "nut placement" is a waste of effort, just go up.

with ian
The Reaper 21/May/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/May/15 2nd O/S
Sam McCarthy 16/May/15 Lead O/S
with Micky, Fran
MSchobitz 16/May/15 2nd rpt
with USMC, Fran Hammond
dunk3607 12/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/15 2nd
Hidden 10/May/15 2nd β
Jmpollard 10/May/15 Lead
Morgan P 10/May/15 Lead O/S
Kim M 06/May/15 Lead rpt
with Nige
Hidden 25/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Dave Musgrove Jnr 15/Apr/15 Solo
dbottomley ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/15 Lead
MysteriousCeorl 20/Mar/15 TR
Hidden 19/Mar/15 2nd O/S
Paul Hy 03/Mar/15 2nd rpt
with Phil T
the power 03/Mar/15 Lead rpt
with Paul Hy
Hidden ?/Mar/15 2nd O/S
amccann 09/Feb/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Feb/15 2nd
cem 06/Dec/14 Lead rpt
Kirill 06/Dec/14 2nd O/S
tsjx 31/Oct/14 Lead
with John Mc
Cake 27/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Matt
rurp 27/Oct/14 TR rpt

Tricky for Ben , long reaches

with ben rowland
the power 26/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Andy
PeteWilson 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S

warm up route, really nice :) e1 felt fair

with Andrew Graham
Andy Peak 1 26/Oct/14 2nd
giuly 19/Oct/14 2nd
with Chris Saunders
Jim Slater 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Maia
Hidden 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Roisin 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with theomoore
daftendirekt 05/Oct/14 2nd O/S
john lynch 05/Oct/14 Lead
with chris jackson, Bethan D, esther, Dave Barber
chrisdjackson 05/Oct/14 TR O/S
with Beth, John
Hidden 03/Oct/14 2nd rpt
dom94 22/Sep/14 Lead rpt
with Clement
nick ferro 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S

Oli's first E1 lead clean! Really enjoyable route.

with Andrew Edwards, Oli Birkill
C May 13/Sep/14 2nd
with Tim
Longsufferingropeholder 13/Sep/14 Lead
with C May
Matt Harmon 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 09/Sep/14 2nd rpt
with Matt H
kyaizawa 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Emma Reynolds 16/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Jam_sandwich 09/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Olli-C 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Really good.

with Swanny
Anne Gumbley 03/Aug/14 2nd
markfairbank 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
the power 02/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with deacon
Hidden 01/Jul/14 2nd dog
samt 21/May/14 Lead
with Andy Tickle
helin 16/May/14 2nd
with chris
Gudge 16/May/14 Lead rpt

Escaped off Party Animal - too warm a day for this!

with Helen B
edmitchell 05/May/14 Lead O/S

Good #2 wallnut low down, and sideways gold offset (pretty good, I thought) a bit higher. When you get to the breaks, good gear arrives.

Coel Hellier 04/May/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/14 Lead
elCapitano 29/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with Jonny
Alex_Derbyshire 23/Apr/14 Lead

Best so far...

paul79 23/Apr/14 2nd
Markheighton 23/Apr/14 2nd
Wayne S 21/Apr/14 Lead
with Gary
g1m147 21/Apr/14 2nd
with Wayne s
Lenny 13/Apr/14 Lead β
with Phil .N
Hidden 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S
WillDoyle 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Droyd 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Nathan Magnall, Joe Mortimer
Oliver Houston ?/Apr/14 Lead β
with Sarah
sarahsuth ?/Apr/14 2nd
JakeWShaw 23/Mar/14 Lead rpt

Apparently I did this after my first ever lead. No recollection and felt like an onsight but apparently not. Fairly scary but moves were ok when I did them!

with Shaun
Al Doig 23/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 23/Mar/14 2nd rpt
greenclimb 22/Mar/14 Lead O/S
dom94 16/Mar/14 Lead β
with Laura Bulson, Leo Hawthorne
Jimbo C 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Awesome climb with some lovely moves and laughable gear in the small flake at half way.

with Chris, Pete
amccann 16/Mar/14 2nd rpt
with Fran
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead
franhammond92 16/Mar/14 Lead β

much faffing but I got there eventually

john lynch 09/Mar/14 Lead
with Bethan D
climberchristy 08/Mar/14 Lead rpt

A fine route

with Ben Cole
robw007 01/Mar/14 Lead β

excellent moves

bigie bob ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
robertmctague ??/2014 Lead O/S

Only got one small cam in; didn't bring any medium sized cams. Did this when I got psyched out on the brush off.

drobin 11/Dec/13 Lead β
Andy Peak 1 30/Nov/13 Solo O/S

As the sun set! A bit freaked out by the rite foot rock over before the easey section:-)

MSchobitz 27/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 13/Nov/13 Lead O/S

well bold and balancy.

with Phil T
Paul Hy 13/Nov/13 2nd rpt
with Phil T
the power 13/Nov/13 Lead rpt

paul lead for the onsight pulled ropes then lead myself quality

with Paul Hy
Matthew Ferrier 13/Nov/13 2nd O/S
Teappleby 13/Nov/13 Lead
amccann 13/Nov/13 2nd rpt
Calum Wadsworth 13/Nov/13 Lead O/S

Very pleasant an not as badly protected as I was expecting.

with Matt F
amccann 12/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Teappleby 12/Nov/13 2nd
Kim M 01/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Nige
Hidden 21/Sep/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Sep/13 AltLd
TimPerkin 20/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Masa Sakano
Jono_LS16 20/Sep/13 Lead O/S
mikealexpayne 08/Sep/13 -
Sam Simpson 27/May/13 Lead O/S
Lunar25 19/May/13 Lead O/S
with Phil Marsh
mshorter 16/May/13 Solo O/S
ashtond6 06/May/13 Lead O/S

scary too good break, rps and micro cams would just deceive you

alp79 06/May/13 2nd
Fragmod 28/Apr/13 Lead
crossdressingrodney 28/Apr/13 2nd O/S
gazfellows 28/Apr/13 Lead

Awsome climbing !!

with Nic
James Oswald 28/Apr/13 Lead
dr_botnik 23/Apr/13 Lead O/S

bold and technical to start, eases off as the gear appears. low in the grade.

the power 23/Apr/13 Lead RP

robin lead 1st after i backed off due to lack of bottle then i lead on his pre placed gear good balancey climb

with rob
Andrew Lodge 22/Apr/13 TR O/S

Oh the ignominy! Set off to lead it but didn't have big enough balls to move up to the mid way break and had to have a rope lowered.

with Steve
Hidden 22/Apr/13 TR O/S
Tony Ryland 22/Apr/13 TR
Hidden 10/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Mar/13 TR O/S
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
Hidden 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
rd20 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
GarethHall 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Nov/12 2nd O/S
climbingpixie 03/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Brilliant climbing - the gear appeared just as I got to the limit of my balls!

with Andy
rurp 27/Oct/12 Lead rpt

scary this time, couldn't get the gear to go in this time, definate death potential

stingray_tara 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Roger Hamilton-Smith
riddle 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Tara
Hidden 22/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Ben1983 22/Sep/12 2nd
Gudge ?/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Woodsy
Chris Craggs 29/Jul/12 2nd

Very steady - deffo no 5b on it. Middle runners pretty useless though a good low Rock 2 might save the day.

with Graham Parkes
Andy Clarke 22/Jul/12 Lead rpt

A variety of fine slab moves keeping interest all the way. And nice to repeat it clean and without going to hospital! (see 9/12/06) Rest easy, old daemon.

with Tim, Dale
jwpil 20/Jun/12 2nd rpt
with Deacon
deacondeacon 20/Jun/12 Lead O/S
ranga 13/May/12 2nd
Matt Cooke 06/May/12 2nd rpt
with Rosh
Hidden 05/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/May/12 Lead
Hidden 21/Apr/12 2nd
efrance24234 15/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Tim Sparrow 10/Apr/12 Lead
with Geoff Thomas
tgeh 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with dan geh
Dan Geh 31/Mar/12 2nd O/S

easy for the grade, lovely balancy moves

Hidden 27/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 17/Mar/12 Lead O/S
pete1993 16/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 16/Mar/12 Lead O/S
JakeWShaw 16/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Nick
AielSavage 16/Mar/12 Lead
James Malloch 16/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Mar/12 2nd rpt
Simon_Letman 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Mar/12 2nd rpt
drcorbasisgod 09/Mar/12 Lead O/S
cem 09/Mar/12 2nd rpt
Chad123 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S

Started up this but then got more tempted by E3 so went up that instead - easy moves but slightly dodgy gear makes it interesting...

with Emily
Gambit 25/Feb/12 2nd rpt
with Barney
spragglerocks 25/Feb/12 Lead β

Led on Steve's pre-placed gear.

with Steve M
SteveM 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Rachael
andyjirvin 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S

First E1 of 2012! Needed to remind myself that I could lead bold routes. Looked at the line and felt confident I could do it. Jim helped push me on. Good job he lent me his Aliens and RPs. Lots of fiddly small okish gear give psychological boost at the start, then a couple of bomber cams nearer the top. Felt quite a rush/relief topping out! This route actually has some very nice moves. Recommended.

adi bryant 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Feb/12 Lead O/S
missxandrabee 18/Feb/12 TR O/S

The One with the Flexibilitastic Move with the Wet Holds and Mulan Songs

with Elaine, Tom, Boston Michael
Hidden 17/Jan/12 2nd
Sean Kelly ??/2012 Lead
with Keith Bolton
AlanPedrick ??/2012 -
benscarter 19/Nov/11 TR O/S
with Jack
jwpil 19/Nov/11 TR O/S
with Ben
victim of mathematics 18/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Really nice. Bold but easy then safe but tricky. A bit of rain threatened to make it a bit more epic, but luckily abated and things dried off soon enough.

James Oswald 18/Nov/11 2nd O/S

A smooth lead from Colin. Lovely

with Colin Angus
tinab 02/Nov/11 Lead
Hidden 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Sowerby Sam 28/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Really really nice route. Works technique really well. Loved it.

Hidden 28/Oct/11 Lead rpt
pie_eater_pete 24/Oct/11 2nd O/S
davewsargent 24/Oct/11 Lead O/S
cobweb 22/Oct/11 Lead
with martyn hopson
np134 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
bencole ?/Oct/11 Lead rpt
elCapitano 23/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Class. RPs.

with Courty
Matt Cooke 22/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Jon Wells
Hidden 19/Sep/11 Lead rpt
chrishedgehog 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Now I have seen a guidebook I realise I was too far left for most of this so claiming E1 1/2.

with Kieran Myles
rurp 11/Aug/11 Lead O/S

protectable and easy

ojp 09/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Si
rich_hw 27/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with andrea
Graeme Hammond 27/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 27/Jul/11 Lead
andrea83 27/Jul/11 2nd dog

I rest, damn!

with Grahams friend Rich
M_W_Court 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Mark
stephenhartley 31/May/11 Lead
tebs 27/May/11 2nd rpt

Calm lead by Tim. Unearthed loads of gear.

with Tim
HimTiggins 27/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
coombsy 21/May/11 Lead O/S

No pushover I thought. Took a while to get some gear in before makin the move up to the first break. Lovely route.

with John B
JRae 19/May/11 Lead
Jake Young 19/May/11 2nd rpt
with Johny R
jon_gill1 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead dnf
Hidden 15/May/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 03/May/11 Lead O/S
joshen 01/May/11 Lead dnf
richgibson ?/May/11 Lead O/S

Grateful of Niks odd shaped nut.

with John, Diz, Nik coombs
dan_o_b ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Amy Kilpin 30/Apr/11 2nd
Batt 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Lovely lovely lovely

chrisbussell 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Jonny Wing
ColinD 27/Apr/11 Lead
with Seth Barber
Hidden 27/Apr/11 2nd RP
Hidden 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
JPGR 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
nickmattia 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Dodgy sideways wire helped psychologicaly (sort of) at half way.

with ryan jones
Hidden 16/Apr/11 2nd
TomPR 12/Apr/11 Lead
akhughes 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Tony Holdsworth 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Adam Hughes
danjimwill 04/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 31/Mar/11 Lead rpt
SBS 31/Mar/11 2nd dog

was going great till I stuffed up the top. Great climb though.

Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
cat22 20/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Mike
Ollie B 03/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with P.Murdy
pmurdy 03/Feb/11 2nd O/S
gregoritos 30/Jan/11 Lead O/S
JDDD 30/Jan/11 2nd
alasdair19 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
mwatson ??/2011 -
Dan Mckinlay ??/2011 -
ash longreach ??/2011 2nd
Jake Young 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Bertie
Oliver Houston 30/Oct/10 2nd
Hidden 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
odox 30/Oct/10 2nd
with Jake
James Oswald 27/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Second E1. Quite scary but it suited me. Take as small wires as possible for the start.

with James Rees
Stig 27/Oct/10 2nd rpt
with james oswald
Neil R 27/Oct/10 2nd
Hidden 17/Oct/10 TR
Hidden 02/Oct/10 2nd rpt
Cake 02/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Good slab practice for me. Not bold with small wires

with Matt
Hidden 02/Oct/10 Solo β
BeccaSnowden 30/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Really nice slab climbing :) Good small cams.

with Tom
thomasadixon 30/Sep/10 Solo O/S
pog100 26/Sep/10 2nd
with Meirion, Cath Walton
Laurence Everitt 16/Sep/10 Lead RP

1st RP, fell off when first climbing the route with Mark and came back to do it with Harry

Harry Thorpe 16/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/10 2nd
Irn Bruce 04/Sep/10 Lead dog

Holds were dirty and greasy. Made the more difficult and committing moves to establish myself on the upper section and get some bomber pro in, but slipped off the final move. Will revisit when it's a bit colder.

with Mark J, Ian Jenkins
Lenny 15/Aug/10 TR O/S
with Adam
Hidden 10/Aug/10 Lead
gazbonutter 10/Aug/10 2nd
mjeffery 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
neil0968 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
ben_250 23/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Tom
Hidden 23/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Solo
Jonathan Hall 28/May/10 Lead
John Tourle 28/May/10 2nd


with Jonathan Hall
davidgent 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Kunal
Hardonicus 16/May/10 Lead RP

Worked in the sense I seconded this 2 years ago. Couldn't recollect the moves or gear. Very nice climbing.

with Chris Surfleet
willworkforfoodjnr 16/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/May/10 Lead O/S
Pown 09/May/10 Lead O/S
nacnud 07/May/10 2nd
natalietanzer 07/May/10 Lead O/S
with Duncan
Si dH 28/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Chris Foster
Hidden 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
phja 23/Apr/10 Lead RP
with steve ward
remus 23/Apr/10 Solo O/S

Felt fairly straightforward. Lovely upper moves as well: big reaches between just-about-alright holds.

Hidden 23/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 22/Apr/10 2nd
J.Wells 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
jimstanton 06/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Leo
andymoin 28/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Felt fine bring on the e death slabs.

with Mark Jarvie
Hidden 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S
pedro.silva 14/Mar/10 2nd O/S

Possibly the best E1 I've ever seconded. Terrific route!

Hidden 14/Mar/10 2nd
disturbed_one51 13/Mar/10 Lead
Ketu 13/Mar/10 2nd rpt
Graeme Hammond 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Rob
Mark D 13/Mar/10 2nd O/S
catblack 31/Jan/10 2nd
with Dan O'Flynn
danoflynn 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Cat Black
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
RM199 ??/2010 Lead O/S
masonwoods101 ??/2010 Lead O/S

easy but exciting!

Hidden 05/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Pete Horn 15/Nov/09 2nd O/S
with Paul
mark20 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Oct/09 Solo O/S
cobweb 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with martyn hopson
cayteye 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Paul Highams
tradguy 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
freudy_love 13/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Jim Baird
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Lead dnf
Hidden 03/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Oct/09 2nd
tri-nitro-tuolumne 21/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with Rob Truckle
Ketu 21/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Nigel
chris sm 30/Aug/09 2nd rpt
with Pippa Froggatt
alexyoung 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S

Really nice climb. Bottom section a bit bold but easy. Then there's good gear for the higher sections

Dave Foster 29/Aug/09 Lead β

Lead on Andy's gear. Really involving route that doesn't let up right 'til the end.

with Andy and Alex
Reaver2k 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S

A slightly worrying climb, not to mention the complete silence going on whilst Mike led The Brush Off, protection is pretty poor until after some tricky moves. The traverse out right is easy which I was a bit worried about, but then had to make a step up probably 6/7m above the deck with a two lobes of a cam in a slightly flaring crack (yep it would have pulled...) luckily after that move, you get some bomber cams for the next few crucial moves. Really enjoyed this and seem to getting a few more E1 ticks now!

with Katie Keeley
JGW ?/Aug/09 2nd

MT led

with Tim Heaton, Matt Tilley
Peakphil 29/May/09 Lead O/S

Tricky for shorties!

Hidden 22/May/09 TR
Lewis Andrew 12/May/09 Lead O/S
with John Lynch
john lynch 12/May/09 2nd O/S
with Lewis Andrew
Hidden 01/May/09 2nd
tommytwotone 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Nigel
Somerset swede basher 20/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Katharine
Katharine.eaton 20/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Dom
Kyuzo 13/Apr/09 -
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
GrahamPlant 21/Mar/09 Lead
with Pat Dawson
Em66 15/Mar/09 2nd
with MUMC
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Theeni 15/Mar/09 2nd O/S
lowersharpnose 06/Mar/09 Lead
with Duz
cobweb ??/2009 Lead O/S
with martyn hopson
SGD 22/Nov/08 Lead O/S

good route, felt very bold in its lower section, good gear higher up but us shortys have to pull some moves to get there.

with Lisa Levick
Mr Powly 27/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Nicos 24/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with frazer
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
tebs 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S

Bold. Monumental hangover didn't really help.

with Alex
philboy 11/Oct/08 2nd
with matt g
Col Allott 25/Sep/08 Solo O/S

lovely horizontal jams

Hidden 28/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/08 Lead O/S
The Reaper 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Strong Steve 07/Aug/08 Lead O/S
joe larner ?/Aug/08 2nd
fizzy_elephant 28/Jul/08 Lead β
with Lloyd Betsworth
JimGoodman 01/Jul/08 TR
Hidden 26/Jun/08 2nd
Matthallinan 11/Jun/08 Lead dog
with Ben Carter
Brown 02/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Bridget
bridget143 02/Jun/08 2nd O/S

and John

with Brown
Hidden 26/May/08 2nd rpt
jugglingeek 26/May/08 TR O/S

A lovely climb with a few dubious looking pieces of protection. I think this could turn out to be my first E1 lead next time I go to Rivelin. Wouldn't count as a proper "on-sight" though, obviously.

Misha 24/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead RP
Mike Soulby 14/Apr/08 TR O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Mar/08 2nd O/S
Skell 08/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Kelvin
Mick r 24/Feb/08 Lead O/S

first E1 of the year and started drizzling as I set out... managed to sneak bits of gear in most of the way, but glad to arrive at the top

with Vash
AJM 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S

Last route of the day. First grit E1. Pleased because its a type of route I normally suck at.

Mattyk 09/Feb/08 Solo O/S

took me a while to do each move. steady stuff but would be a horrible fall.

with Ali K
Ali3735 ?/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Andy M
roberto18 26/Jan/08 Lead
with Tom Nickols
atom 13/Jan/08 TR

very wet, fingery

Phil Jennings 10/Jan/08 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/08 2nd O/S
Jethro ?/Jan/08 TR
nofx ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
tom.e 17/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Claire
Hidden 17/Nov/07 Lead O/S
alaan 14/Nov/07 Solo O/S
martin48 10/Nov/07 Lead O/S

not as bold as i was expecting

with dave
dpmUK 03/Nov/07 TR O/S

Third up

Hidden 02/Nov/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Oct/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Oct/07 2nd
nacnud 07/Oct/07 Lead
Sgt. Vest 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Chris Braine
Hidden 19/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Jun/07 TR
Hidden ?/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden 26/May/07 2nd
jimbobimbo 26/May/07 Lead O/S
with Mel
max_chan 20/May/07 Lead O/S
with Lou
climbingrick 20/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/07 Lead β
Hidden 10/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/07 2nd O/S
Oceanic ?/May/07 -
Hidden ?/May/07 -
Peakpdr ?/May/07 Lead O/S
with gordon
tatz45 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Lisa Morgan
Hidden 20/Apr/07 Lead rpt
givemetea 20/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Nick Smith and Hannah Heywood
Hidden 20/Apr/07 TR
Luke Brooks 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Lead
Hidden 11/Mar/07 2nd O/S
david morse 11/Mar/07 Lead β
with chris todd
Hidden 09/Mar/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/07 Lead O/S
nathanmanc 03/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Tom Lawrence
Andrew Barker ?/Jan/07 Solo O/S

Soloed instead of The Brush Off as I was too chicken to try it.

with Jack Symmons
RossG123 ??/2007 Solo
Andy Clarke 09/Dec/06 Lead dnf

Took a bad fall. No memory of incident so don't really know what happened. It was a dampish day - maybe slipped? Anyway, gear ripped and hit deck from high up. Lost consciousness for several minutes, but luckily this was a helmet wearing day. All 12 ribs on right broken, punctured lung. Apparently, breaking rib no. 1 carries 50% mortality rate. Might have died at crag if Edale MRT doctors hadn't performed emergency needle decompression. Thank you Medical Officer Dr Steve Rowe, star of 'Helicopter Heroes!' 3 Weeks in NGH Sheffield, including a surprisingly enjoyable Xmas Day. Rib cage rebuilt with titanium by Mr John Edwards, an innovative young surgeon. Left with low level chronic pain, minor nerve damage. Maybe slight personality change (generally calmer, weirdly). Small price to pay. Lucky man. God bless the volunteer ethic and the NHS.

with Rob
Sidekick 02/Dec/06 Lead O/S
Steve Banham 19/Nov/06 Lead β

Take a 0.0friend

Ben1983 12/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Timothy Greenhalgh 12/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Stewart ( Bogner)
Owen W-G 11/Nov/06 Lead O/S

3 tricky sections, the first and hardest of which was unprotected. Didn't feel as low in the grade as I was expecting.

with Gav
adam carless 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S

Nice delicate route, pity I faffed around looking for imaginary gear placements.

with Fiend
Si dH 30/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Neil and Mark
nige pacer 19/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 27/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Bry 27/Aug/06 2nd
with Paul
MagnusL ?/May/06 TR dog
Lev 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/06 2nd
amy ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S

Yorkshire spot

with will
Hidden 19/Feb/06 TR O/S
Nicos 04/Feb/06 Solo dnf
with solo
mel holmes 30/Jan/06 2nd
darren1 22/Jan/06 -
Hidden 21/Jan/06 2nd O/S
Boy ??/2006 -
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Pete Graham ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Jonny Reay
Phill Mitch ??/2006 Lead O/S
with dave
drysori ??/2006 Lead O/S
Ram MkiV 17/Dec/05 Lead

seconded alex on this. then had a look at brush off. got a decent size 6 rock in the flake and got up to the break - decentish size 1 friend in here but wasn't convinced. wasn't cool enough so wisely traversed the seam/break into fringe benefit and up from there. new route?! imagine other people have done the same. E2 5c i reckon.

with Alex Mason
Alex Mason 17/Dec/05 Lead O/S

steve wanted to do 'the 'it looks like a ruler durr!' brush off. mean while 3 competent climbers and a young whippersnapper were doing the rounds on 'fringe benefit'. after careful deliberation, 3 cups of sugar water with a hint of coffee, and several pate sangers, we decide the best course of action would be for me to tonk the hell outta fringe benefit, steve seconds it to get a feel the the face and then does brush off. after a few strikes off the green wellington we got on with the plan. all was going well until stage three when pansy ramsden escaped from the brush off with not a shred of dignity left. a memorable set of events. oh yeah routes not bad 3 bits of gear bomber half cam. nice moves.

maybe_si ?/Dec/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Nov/05 2nd
Jim Gayler ?/May/05 Lead
with Nick Patrick, Matt Parkes, Ben Waller
Mark A Humphries 11/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Karl Walton
Iggy_B ??/2005 Solo O/S
Coel Hellier ??/2005 Lead
RossG ??/2005 -
PenJD 11/Sep/04 Lead
with Louise Kiernan
Stig ?/Aug/04 2nd O/S

Date a guess. Had to rescue my mate in the encroaching dark and then second in the dark.

with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Phil West 22/May/04 Lead dnf


with Chris Tan
Smelly Fox ?/Mar/04 Lead O/S
with Luisa Giles
Cragrat Rich ?/Feb/04 Lead O/S

Quite straight forward E1 stuff. Any sense of achievement got quickly overshadowed by Fiends onsight solo of The Brush Off next door, which was a privelage to watch. Well done that man!

Hidden ?/Feb/04 Lead O/S
Monk ??/2004 Lead O/S
bigphil 20/Jul/03 Lead
with Toby
Tim W 05/May/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/03 Lead
reg_measures 19/Mar/03 2nd O/S
with hugh thomas
cem 09/Mar/03 Lead O/S

Bouldered the first few moves and then found it wasn't so easy to get back down again, so Jono lobbed the ropes and gear up to me so that I could carry on and complete it.

with Jonathan Astin
Pythonist ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Darcy Mitchell
Different Steve ?/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Pete Krug
Hidden 20/Aug/02 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/02 Lead
Hidden 28/May/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/May/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/02 Lead
John Marsland 16/Feb/02 TR
willackers ??/2002 Lead O/S
with J.Bickerstaff
Hidden 01/Sep/01 Lead
Gary Coggon ?/Sep/01 Lead O/S

2nd: Al Dossetter

with Al Dossetter
phardman 12/May/01 Lead O/S
Mark Davies PK ?/May/01 Lead β
with Will
Stone Muppet ??/2001 -
ewen ??/2001 -
Hidden ??/2001 Lead O/S
stuart100 10/May/00 Lead O/S
with Claire Graham
Rich Malcolm 08/Apr/00 Lead O/S
with Ian Waterhouse
tlr ??/2000 Lead
tuftynick ??/2000 Lead
Hidden 27/Nov/99 2nd rpt
Hidden 28/Aug/99 Lead
Hidden 05/Jul/98 Lead O/S
chris sm 30/May/98 Lead O/S
with Dom Goodridge
DavidEvans 05/Feb/98 Lead O/S

No freind 1/2 for crux!

with Diane Merrick
Billg ??/1998 Lead O/S
martroberts 19/Apr/97 Lead RP

Toproped it last year

Laramadness 14/Sep/96 Solo
Hidden 14/Apr/96 Lead
crossleysm ??/1996 Solo
Hidden 25/Oct/95 Solo O/S
Martin Bennett 08/Sep/95 -
with Tim
Hidden 13/Aug/95 2nd O/S
Roget 13/May/95 Lead O/S
with jon
Scott McRae 08/May/95 2nd O/S
with Steve Jones
Daniel Wrightson 12/Mar/95 Lead O/S
with Elisabetta Marinai
Podling ?/Sep/94 Lead
Hidden 12/Jun/94 Lead
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/94 Lead O/S
Bullybones ??/1994 Lead
Hidden 26/Sep/93 2nd
Hidden 06/Jun/93 Lead
Carl Smethurst 06/May/93 2nd
with Ian Pickles
IanD353 ?/Mar/93 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/92 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Jun/92 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/92 2nd
Tony Little 16/Feb/92 Solo β
with Merk and Guy
rob.grafton 16/Feb/92 2nd
with Bruce
Hidden 24/Nov/91 Lead
Hidden 18/Oct/91 Solo
Hidden 03/Jun/91 Solo
Hidden 05/May/91 Lead
craig h 14/Apr/91 2nd O/S
with Jim Mellor
Stoney Boy 14/Apr/91 2nd
with Colin Hughes
Michael Hood 08/Jul/90 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 02/May/90 Lead O/S
with Andy Joyce
Hidden 28/Apr/90 Lead
Hidden 31/Mar/90 Lead
Dave Musgrove 16/Feb/90 Solo


with Kim Greenald
Marti999 ??/1990 Lead
Andy Say 17/Oct/89 Solo O/S
uphillnow ??/1989 TR
Rob Davies 02/Apr/87 TR

Backed off lead

Hidden 09/Apr/83 Lead
Tom V ??/1983 -
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