8m.

Rockfax Description
The narrow chimney is a grovel, especially at the top. © Rockfax

FA. Al Austin 1958

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Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden 3 Aug Lead O/S
scottw 3 Aug Lead O/S
mikestr555 21 Jul Lead
Hidden 14 Jul 2nd
JasonK 27 Jun 2nd
with John Bayliss
with John Bayliss
Remyveness 3 Jun Lead O/S Excellent fun!
with Abel
Excellent fun!
with Abel
climbdevon 25 May -
Hidden 14 Apr Lead O/S
Heather Osborne 6 Apr Solo O/S fun!
fun!
Ollie Wragg ?? Lead
Hidden 7 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Sarah Porthouse 3 Sep, 2018 TR A crazy crux move that i didn't want to attempt on lead. but i managed it!
A crazy crux move that i didn't want to attempt on lead. but i managed it!
John R Coller 25 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
AHTang 5 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S Covered in bird poo but I think I managed to avoid most! Really fun!
Covered in bird poo but I think I managed to avoid most! Really fun!
alex_richmond98 5 Aug, 2018 2nd
with AHTang
with AHTang
Greylag 1 Jul, 2018 2nd
with gar0cky
with gar0cky
gar0cky 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Harder than it looks - Don't get sucked into the chimney!!
with Greylag
Harder than it looks - Don't get sucked into the chimney!!
with Greylag
high peak 1 ?Jun, 2018 2nd
mytornado84 5 May, 2018 2nd dnf
JOHNB-W 4 May, 2018 Lead
with andywinfrow, adam mitchell
with andywinfrow, adam mitchell
stevo smith 25 Mar, 2018 Solo O/S
with Chris Britton
with Chris Britton
J.E.Spencer 24 Feb, 2018 2nd
w-watson 24 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Fawley1 30 Jul, 2017 2nd
with Becks87
with Becks87
Becks87 30 Jul, 2017 Lead dnf A lot of messing around in the rain!
with Fawley1
A lot of messing around in the rain!
with Fawley1
Hidden 16 Jul, 2017 2nd
riff156 16 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with lo
with lo
bentawney7 8 Oct, 2016 2nd
Hidden 29 Aug, 2016 Lead
gonzo_ls9 29 Aug, 2016 Lead
with Dazzle
with Dazzle
atom 31 Jul, 2016 Solo dnf
with Becks87
with Becks87
ChrisH89 23 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S Lovely, in a horrible masochistic kind of way. Dirty, claustrophobic, awkward and bridgy with a couple of bomber fist (and body?!) jams and excellent cam placements. Apparently that's the kind of thing I'm good at...
Lovely, in a horrible masochistic kind of way. Dirty, claustrophobic, awkward and bridgy with a couple of bomber fist (and body?!) jams and excellent cam placements. Apparently that's the kind of thing I'm good at...
RyanR 17 Jul, 2016 2nd
Capricorn One 23 Jun, 2016 Lead I tried this every way, only thing missing was a heel hook. Hardest HS I have led and I was pleased with myself until I saw someone swan up it on jams. (My way was better, hmm)
with NinaR
I tried this every way, only thing missing was a heel hook. Hardest HS I have led and I was pleased with myself until I saw someone swan up it on jams. (My way was better, hmm)
with NinaR
Tim Cooper 23 Jun, 2016 2nd β Involved some arm jamming, a new experience for me.
with Seb PCC
Involved some arm jamming, a new experience for me.
with Seb PCC
NinaR 23 Jun, 2016 2nd dog Didn't jam so ended up backwards climbing and getting confused.
Didn't jam so ended up backwards climbing and getting confused.
DeanD 8 May, 2016 2nd O/S
guisboro andy 17 Apr, 2016 -
rajeshwarbisht 25 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with Reuben Symons
with Reuben Symons
MrFantastic 13 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
with Catherine
with Catherine
Hidden 4 Oct, 2015 Solo
mattb42 30 Aug, 2015 Lead G/U
Chris Oldfield 12 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 12 Jul, 2015 TR
jonathan_doyle 12 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S Type 2 fun... definitely not my climbing style..
Type 2 fun... definitely not my climbing style..
tiga271 12 Jun, 2015 Lead It said 'chimney' and 'grovel' , the clues were there.
with Mel
It said 'chimney' and 'grovel' , the clues were there.
with Mel
alan.phobos 18 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Daveyc86 18 Apr, 2015 2nd
Nick1812P 19 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
jwhereat 27 Sep, 2014 Lead
LeadClimber999 7 Sep, 2014 Lead dnf Porthole Buttress
Porthole Buttress
Wayne S 5 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S Awkward but for some reason I really enjoyed this route. Really not HS.....VS 4b
Awkward but for some reason I really enjoyed this route. Really not HS.....VS 4b
Hidden 5 Jul, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 May, 2014 Solo
Jonny M 3 May, 2014 Lead rpt
with The Pix
with The Pix
edd rab 4 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
popebenedictus 4 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
with edd rab
with edd rab
alexcollins123 1 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
chrisgaynon69 ?Sep, 2012 Lead dnf Fell and twisted my body but protection held. Will go back and retry one day.
with karl bamford, Gary Scott
Fell and twisted my body but protection held. Will go back and retry one day.
with karl bamford, Gary Scott
Hidden 6 May, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 24 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 24 Mar, 2012 2nd
Nath ?Mar, 2012 2nd O/S Lead by Tracy, two hand jams nailed it
Lead by Tracy, two hand jams nailed it
Andypeak ??, 2012 -
dpiddock 24 Sep, 2011 Lead dnf
pippa_g 23 Jul, 2011 2nd O/S full body workout this one - I had to crawl away from the top in a comical manner to have a little sit down. well protected though
full body workout this one - I had to crawl away from the top in a comical manner to have a little sit down. well protected though
GrahamHP 11 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Viscious jams in the crack that is slilghtly overhanging and draftly left, not often climbed so full of shap pebbles
with Aegist
Viscious jams in the crack that is slilghtly overhanging and draftly left, not often climbed so full of shap pebbles
with Aegist
Hidden 11 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
BelayBunney 5 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Definitely a grovel!
with Adam
Definitely a grovel!
with Adam
Hidden 25 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
12bennevis34 20 Apr, 2011 TR O/S
with Kate Mellor
with Kate Mellor
mwatson ??, 2011 -
KarlH 9 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S Awful but fun if you like this sort of thing. I managed to get a full body pump! Spent ages bridging trying to get a good jam but not trusting it. Finally got up clean but am still aching 2 days later.
with Scarab9, John L, Zygoticgema
Awful but fun if you like this sort of thing. I managed to get a full body pump! Spent ages bridging trying to get a good jam but not trusting it. Finally got up clean but am still aching 2 days later.
with Scarab9, John L, Zygoticgema
doomer 27 Aug, 2010 TR O/S
batterj2 21 Aug, 2010 Lead dog Made an absolute pig's ear of it
with Jamie Shaw
Made an absolute pig's ear of it
with Jamie Shaw
Martin Haworth 15 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
aldred 20 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Michelle Piper 20 Jun, 2010 2nd dog
with aldred
with aldred
nikinko 16 Apr, 2010 2nd dog nasty horrible thing! Must learn to Jam, would make life easier.
nasty horrible thing! Must learn to Jam, would make life easier.
Pelleas 16 Apr, 2010 2nd
with Adrian, Martin Stevens
with Adrian, Martin Stevens
Martin Stevens 16 Apr, 2010 Lead rpt
with Adrian F., Pelleas
with Adrian F., Pelleas
garywong 16 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with nikinko
with nikinko
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 Solo
scrat 26 Sep, 2009 Lead amazing climb one of my personal favourites. german for possibility
amazing climb one of my personal favourites. german for possibility
Dom Whillans 26 Sep, 2009 -
with a.crook
with a.crook
Hidden 19 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
disturbed_one51 12 Sep, 2009 Solo
highfivekrissy ?Sep, 2009 2nd
with Russell Belcher
with Russell Belcher
robblowen 2 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
rednip120372 2 Aug, 2009 2nd
with robblowen
with robblowen
chrisjones199 25 May, 2009 Lead dog
with Rus
with Rus
raptorheli 25 May, 2009 Lead O/S rockfax was graded as HS,VS is a bit over graded
rockfax was graded as HS,VS is a bit over graded
popebenedictus 13 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S awkward
with Tim Harding, wheres_my_harness
awkward
with Tim Harding, wheres_my_harness
wheres_my_harness 13 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
Powder Puff Girl 11 Apr, 2009 TR dog
Mike Soulby 11 Apr, 2009 Lead dog bit of a fight, ended up resting on gear while i figured it out
with Brian Soulby (jnr)
bit of a fight, ended up resting on gear while i figured it out
with Brian Soulby (jnr)
RM199 ??, 2009 -
deacondeacon 26 Sep, 2008 Lead
Hidden 5 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Jul, 2008 Solo O/S
chadrads 30 Dec, 2007 Lead O/S
with sean72
with sean72
Hidden 6 Oct, 2007 2nd O/S
cpoad 29 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S Thrutchy & Grovelly. Don't do it again.
with Clare F
Thrutchy & Grovelly. Don't do it again.
with Clare F
GiveHerHelen 19 Aug, 2007 2nd dog
with Jonny M
with Jonny M
Jonny M 19 Aug, 2007 Lead dnf Hmm... A climb described as a grovel, in sopping wet conditions, was always going to end in failure.
Hmm... A climb described as a grovel, in sopping wet conditions, was always going to end in failure.
Hidden 10 Jul, 2007 Lead rpt
GrahamPlant 8 Jul, 2007 Lead
with Kurt
with Kurt
djbeaumont 8 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
with Trace
with Trace
Hidden 23 May, 2007 2nd
PanzerHanzler 22 Apr, 2007 Lead rpt More unfinished business from last year!!
with Nick Willis
More unfinished business from last year!!
with Nick Willis
duncan 6 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
with Rei Kozaki
with Rei Kozaki
Hannah Moulton ??, 2007 -
Jimbo C ??, 2007 2nd
gethin_allen ??, 2007 Lead O/S
jchenoweth 15 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
ebunick 29 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
with Lou & Dunc
with Lou & Dunc
dannyboy83 ?Apr, 2006 Solo O/S
Hidden 4 Jun, 2005 Solo
reg_measures 4 Jun, 2005 Solo O/S
Hidden 25 Mar, 2005 Lead O/S
Rampikino 17 Oct, 2004 2nd
with Liz, Ian, Claire, Glyn
with Liz, Ian, Claire, Glyn
Rampikino 6 Mar, 2004 Lead
with Liz Hay
with Liz Hay
Mark Stevenson 5 May, 2002 Solo O/S
Hidden 16 Feb, 2002 2nd O/S
mikej 12 Oct, 1969 Lead
with E C/W
with E C/W
Voting
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
High S
Mid S
Low S
Votes cast 18
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
Votes cast 22
Votes cast 19
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Soloed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Dogged
DNF
Repeated
Ground Up
Flashed (β)
Not Set