Rockfax Description
Climb the well-named fierce left-hand crack by finger-jamming, then layback the cluster of cracks above, usually with a quiver. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Crew 1962

Ticklists: Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Stanage for Crack Apprentices.

Ewan Russell 13/Aug Lead O/S
with chris parkin, Halla
AF Webb 09/Jul 2nd dog
Will Webb 09/Jul Lead
with Alex
Ben Bransby 31/May Lead
Droyd 23/Apr Lead G/U

Third go G/U today. Pleased to get this done, having ripped gear and decked last year.

with Emily, Jimmy
Hidden 02/Apr Lead O/S
Indus ??/2017 -
rurp 20/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Tough but short lived. Perfect gear

with bill farmer
Hidden 17/Sep/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/16 Lead
Toby 29/Aug/16 2nd β
with Nate
Droyd 21/Aug/16 Lead dnf

Fell off above the crux having gotten tangled in the ropes and ripped two nuts, hitting the ground

with Jonny Holmes, Emily
MrFantastic 31/Jul/16 Solo dnf
SGD 23/Jul/16 Lead dog

eventually worked out a way to start got to the 1st break hung around for ages trying to do anything and fell off. Really hard, but it was quite sweaty.....

Tommy_shaw 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Mike505 30/May/16 2nd dog
Hidden 17/Apr/16 Lead G/U
Andypeak 17/Apr/16 2nd
Hidden 12/Mar/16 Lead
Hidden ??/2016 -
ralphio 20/Oct/15 Lead G/U

Slipped off start three or four times so can't claim the onsight.

with Andy
Andypeak 20/Oct/15 2nd
with ralphio
Dave Turnbull, BMC 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/15 2nd
Hidden 23/Aug/15 Solo
RKirke 15/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Stroppy 15/Aug/15 Lead G/U

Came off the crux a couple of time, just being a bit pathetic

Hidden 02/Aug/15 2nd rpt
drysori 16/May/15 Lead
with Everyone!
Brannock 16/May/15 2nd


drysori 18/Apr/15 TR
Canyak ??/2015 -
morganator 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Al Willoner
Nick Wallis 12/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with Jon
robman 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
tomB 23/Aug/14 Lead dog
Olli-C 13/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Rachel Slater 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/14 Lead
Tony Holdsworth 06/Jun/14 2nd rpt

Easier than expected.

with Peter Harris
chinkus303 31/May/14 2nd dog

bitching finger jams

phil64 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/14 Lead
jonnysims 10/Aug/13 2nd dnf
freemanTom 10/Aug/13 Lead

Ground up yo yo style. Plenty up and down placing gear. Wasted a lot of energy failing to find a way to place gear, slumped onto gear. After good rest made it to the top.

with Jonny Sims, Amy Till
Tilt ?/Aug/13 2nd

Wobbled off. Twice, at the bottom. And then got there.

with Tom
TDSvejstrup 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
climberchristy 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S

A great little route with a tough start.

with bencole
JulesV 25/May/13 -
tatz45 19/May/13 Lead O/S
with Lisa Morgan
Andy Peak 1 19/May/13 Lead

pr placed gear

deacondeacon 19/May/13 Lead O/S

Nice route, if you can get through the first couple of moves it's in the bag.

Hidden 04/May/13 2nd dog
Ciro 03/Mar/13 Lead RP

Took a few falls on the bottom section, then lead it clean with a couple of bits of gear pre-placed.

with Adam
elCapitano 26/May/12 2nd


with Courty
Tom Doldon 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with sam simpson 48
Hidden 23/May/12 2nd O/S
Cake 12/May/12 Lead O/S

Fell off first move once, before completing. Nice, pumpy crux

Hidden 22/Mar/12 Lead dog
JRae 22/Oct/11 2nd
with Arthur
Ahab 16/Aug/11 Lead dog

Cryptic, easy once you know how but tiring hanging around trying to work it out!

Graeme Hammond 26/Jul/11 Lead rpt

excellent finger jams and quality moves once you find the right holds. Done ground up before but good to get the proper tick tonight. Moved one of the dead sheep from the base of the climb too.

alasdair19 ??/2011 -

v hard sieged with lindy and lewis

uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 12/Sep/09 2nd
craig d 19/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Mick Fox
Brown 05/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with John
Mike_Hayes 25/Jun/09 -
with John Nightingale
Hidden 31/May/09 -
Daniel Wicks 31/May/09 2nd O/S
with Linus and Kine
chrisbussell 13/Apr/09 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
eddy-on-the-rocks 06/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Dan
keith leonard ??/2009 2nd
Andrew Barker 27/Sep/08 Solo O/S

Good technical climbing.

al99 30/Aug/08 Lead RP
with James Whitlock
jw231 30/Aug/08 2nd dog
with Al Benson
tebs 15/Jun/08 Lead dnf

Hand slipped, psyche disappeared, not the best performance.

with Alex
Ben1983 07/Jun/08 Lead RP

ground up in the end, but with gear pre-placed.

davidgent ?/May/08 Lead dog
with Lydia
alaan 19/Apr/08 Solo O/S
Andrew Sloan 30/Mar/08 2nd dog
MikeLeeds 16/Feb/08 Lead dnf
with Bruce Hayward
Hidden ?/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden ??/2008 -
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
minaturechris 05/Aug/07 2nd dog
with Barra
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Alex@home ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with The Doctor
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
The old James turnbull ??/2007 Lead
Ropeboy 15/Oct/06 Lead
Hidden 11/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/06 Solo
Hidden 17/Jun/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/06 Lead dog
ArnaudG ??/2006 -
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 2nd O/S
with reeeve
Hidden ?/Aug/05 2nd
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead dnf
Dave Bond 16/May/04 Lead O/S
with charles
John Marsland 16/Mar/03 Lead dog
with Ant Williams
shoulders 15/Jun/02 Lead
with paul
Carl Smethurst 22/Jul/01 Lead O/S
with Ian Pickles
Martin Bennett 27/Jun/01 -
with Phil
Hidden 11/Mar/00 Lead
r0b 02/May/98 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/97 Solo
Scott McRae 27/Jul/96 Lead RP


with Steve Lucas
Hidden 29/Jul/95 Lead
crossleysm ??/1994 Lead


Hidden 13/Jun/93 Lead
Hidden ??/1993 -
Hidden ??/1993 Solo O/S
andybirtwistle 24/Jul/92 Lead
NeilGriffiths ??/1992 -
Roget 02/Aug/91 Solo O/S
goi.ashmore 14/Jun/90 Lead O/S
with Andy Joyce
Hidden 14/Jun/90 2nd
BRUCESTRAC ??/1990 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
tapley 12/Aug/89 -
Hidden 10/Jun/89 Lead
stp 04/Sep/88 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/87 Lead
Hidden 03/Jul/86 Solo
sadams 01/Jun/86 Solo
Rob Davies 18/May/85 Lead
with Mick Moss
Dave Turnbull 27/Apr/84 Lead O/S
with Ian Bocock
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
Hidden 25/Aug/80 Lead
Mark Kemball 23/Aug/80 Lead
Hidden ?/May/80 -
Rob Davies ?/Jul/78 Lead dnf
with Angus McLean
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