Rockfax Description
The left-hand side of the front face leads to a shallow groove. Gain the flake above with difficulty and finish direct. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The flake is reported to be loose - care needed.

FA. John Street 1993

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

bpmclimb 24/Aug Lead O/S
with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 24/Aug 2nd
tomhull 12/Aug Solo O/S
with sandyb, Hayley Kruger
Droyd 05/Aug Lead O/S

Pushy for HS

with Megan
Martin Bagshaw 29/Jul Solo O/S
superturbo 29/Jul Solo
Elizabeth Allen 16/Jul 2nd O/S
with Dan
robblowen 12/Jul Solo rpt
AlexxelA 02/Jul Lead O/S
with Sarah
Hidden 01/Jul 2nd
ColinD 18/Jun Solo
Jules Lane 18/Jun Lead rpt
with Mynydd Paul Justin
Andy Hardy 18/Jun 2nd O/S
keitht 13/Jun Solo
Ben Bransby 30/May Solo
Hidden 07/May Lead
Hidden 07/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Apr Lead O/S
Kirill 23/Apr 2nd
DerwentDiluted 23/Apr Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Amy121 09/Apr Lead
RyanR 09/Apr Lead O/S
jshields 02/Apr 2nd
David Henchliffe 02/Apr Lead O/S
ad1 26/Mar -
Thore 25/Mar TR β
with Adam
James Oakes 13/Nov/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Oct/16 -
MrFantastic 25/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/16 TR
Hidden 04/Sep/16 Lead O/S
TizzyA 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S

May have used a few holds and gear on start of Kelly's crack but it seemed harder than HS without them.

with Jude
Jude 14/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with TizzyA
buxtoncoffeelover 12/Aug/16 Lead

Several strenuous moves on imperfect holds above nasty landing before first gear - felt a bit hard for HS 4a (Stanage guide)

with Karin
heywoodj 08/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with sam
Hidden 22/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/16 2nd
Dave Garnett 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Adam Garnett
tim.fairhall 04/Jul/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/16 Lead dnf
Hidden 23/Jun/16 Lead O/S
stevelismore 23/Jun/16 -

Felt harder than Feathered Friends. I think we were more on Kelly's Eliminate

with James L
Stroppy 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Janne
Hidden 17/May/16 TR
Becky 15/May/16 Lead O/S
with Mark Chaplin
philmitch 15/May/16 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 07/May/16 Solo O/S
Gabe Oliver 23/Apr/16 Solo O/S
Andy Moles 05/Apr/16 Solo
Hidden 25/Mar/16 2nd
Archbishop 13/Mar/16 Lead
with Dan Shacklock
vinnie ??/2016 -
Hidden 20/Oct/15 2nd
Paul Hy 20/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Neil M
Chris Murray 04/Oct/15 Lead
DanChad 04/Oct/15 2nd O/S
Sean Kelly 03/Oct/15 Lead
with Chris Ebbutt
EllieWoods 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Josey
Hidden 03/Oct/15 Lead
Chris Ebbutt 03/Oct/15 2nd
with Sean
samkat 19/Sep/15 Lead
with NinaR
Hidden 19/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 05/Sep/15 Lead G/U
Matt Shepherd 29/Aug/15 Solo O/S
JCresswell 23/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Ben Griffiths 16/Aug/15 Lead RP

Pre-placed early gear.

Hidden 08/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead
Swamp murphy 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with alex jackson
charvey 11/Jul/15 Solo O/S
jasonpm 27/Jun/15 2nd
PanzerHanzler 27/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Jason M
Hidden 07/Jun/15 2nd O/S
markK6 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Simon
Hidden 26/May/15 Solo O/S
mky77 16/May/15 2nd
MarkCunnington 16/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/15 2nd
Hidden 01/May/15 Lead
Hidden 26/Apr/15 Lead
cem 18/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with Hervé Peter-Contesse
Hidden 24/Mar/15 TR O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/15 Lead rpt
Flashjordan ?/Mar/15 Lead
robblowen 02/Jan/15 Solo O/S
Canyak ??/2015 -
Retro Rowan 01/Nov/14 Lead O/S
ryan_d 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Awkward start but good fun

with Will Weir
SophGreen 20/Sep/14 TR O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/14 2nd O/S
bigmrp 13/Sep/14 Lead
with KC
daveagriff 11/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Stuart Hossack, Steve Hill
keith leonard 09/Sep/14 Lead
Alex 74 18/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Dave m
67hours 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Committing start, then not much afterwards.

with Erinna
adam clarke 09/Aug/14 2nd
with Adam Lynch
Jake Young 03/Aug/14 Solo O/S
minaturechris 20/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Stacey
staceyjg 20/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
katyc 05/Jul/14 Lead
mike8331 03/Jul/14 2nd
climbingfoetus 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
mikehenesy 14/Jun/14 Lead
timreynolds 14/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 13/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 06/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Sam Moss ?/Jun/14 2nd
puppythedog 31/May/14 Lead O/S

I remember the trio here and two right as being very much of a muchness. Enjoyable climbing.

with Matt
Happy Wanderer 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Astrid
Hidden 17/May/14 2nd O/S
DavidPC 13/Apr/14 Solo O/S
hodge192 13/Apr/14 Lead
AndyPagett 13/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Kyrros 13/Mar/14 Lead O/S
guy757 06/Mar/14 -
DavidPC 23/Nov/13 2nd
Sean Kelly 05/Oct/13 -
with Colin Maddison
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing ?/Oct/13 Solo
with Mal Scott
Hidden 30/Sep/13 Lead
darlolad 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
ewan.davies 22/Sep/13 2nd O/S

This seemed preposterously easy (for the tall).

with Helen, Caitlin, Rosy
JenEvans 14/Sep/13 2nd
vanderz 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Unknownbiker 14/Sep/13 2nd
with Dave Hunter
harold walmsley 08/Sep/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/13 2nd dog
MikeB1 ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
treg 27/Jul/13 2nd

Although the holds are positive, I think it must be a committing start for a HS leader.

with Julie
richardhopton 23/Jul/13 Lead
with Matt Thombs
Steve J P 07/Jul/13 2nd
with BW
Bernie Wylde 07/Jul/13 Lead
with sp
Tanya Savage 29/Jun/13 2nd

hard thuggy start, didn't enjoy

Neil Pacey 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
jrccrosby 29/Jun/13 2nd
Theeni 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Joseph
dpiddock 08/Jun/13 Lead dnf
with Jo Humphries
Nick Sillem 07/Jun/13 Solo O/S
JonathanJones 06/May/13 2nd O/S
with Liam
LiamAD 06/May/13 Lead O/S
3kidsandanorton 06/May/13 2nd
Oliver Houston 05/May/13 Lead
with Sarah
sarahsuth 05/May/13 2nd
martin one 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Nick
madguernseyboy 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Nicholas Osborne, Martin Lennon
phillipjohnson 20/Oct/12 -
darrencabowabo 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Marmoset 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 04/Oct/12 Solo O/S
paul horabin 29/Sep/12 Lead
Nick1812P 13/Sep/12 Solo O/S
cf2g08 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
ElvisLeg 01/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/12 -
rfdl100 21/Aug/12 TR O/S
with Simon Waters
daniel.loram 18/Aug/12 TR O/S
with Sian Reece
BLodge 25/Jul/12 2nd
Chris Craggs 15/Jul/12 Lead

Steep start on rounded holds. One tricky move to start the flake.

with Steve Cunnington, Dave Gregory
patsaunders ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
jasonpm 30/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
with Nick
John Brayshaw 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Jo Midgley
David Wynne 17/Jun/12 Lead

Backed off initial moves due to lack of protection and traversed in from side

with Martin Locke, Carol Wynne
David Wynne 17/Jun/12 TR
with Martin Locke, Carol Wynne
stev1e.wilso 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Dylan
bigbadbob12345 27/May/12 2nd
Hidden 20/May/12 -
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead
sam coward 12/May/12 Lead O/S
with Helen
sopaz 15/Apr/12 2nd
Palmer 15/Apr/12 Lead
kwaidy 24/Mar/12 Solo
with sting
sting 24/Mar/12 Solo O/S
with kwaidy
wilkie14c 23/Mar/12 Lead
with Dave Clarke
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Solo RP
Hidden 26/Feb/12 2nd
the power 26/Feb/12 Lead
Jack Whiteley 13/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Ros
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
Mark Dennison 20/Nov/11 Lead
with Dawn
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S
RichardMc 09/Oct/11 Lead
with Ian Gunn
Adderbury Climber 02/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Richard
valentinesbabe 11/Sep/11 Lead O/S

No gear for the first 4 metres and then it's pretty much all over!

Tithe Technique 11/Sep/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 01/Sep/11 2nd dog
nai 05/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

No gear for quite a while if you don't cheat, nice route though

with Marilyn
Hidden 29/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 29/Jul/11 2nd
thomasadixon 14/Jun/11 Solo O/S
rich_hw 09/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Nikki
alaster tonge 06/Jun/11 Lead O/S
pie_eater_pete 31/May/11 Solo O/S
Fat Tim 31/May/11 Lead O/S
mikej 19/May/11 Lead
with Rick Naylor
niall_stone ?/May/11 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/11 TR O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/11 2nd O/S
gavster2405 10/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jmr 02/Apr/11 2nd
with Paul Greenhow
highfivekrissy ?/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Freddie 1 25/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Andyh83
Hidden 25/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/11 2nd
Becky E 21/Mar/11 Lead

Avoided the tricky move at the start.

RalphC 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Helen, Ali
Chrisc4 23/Jan/11 Lead O/S

loose flake

MPSBunny ??/2011 Lead
with Ben Llewellyn
folksi ??/2011 -
Hidden 25/Oct/10 Solo O/S
Andy Peak 1 17/Oct/10 Lead
with H washbrook
Hidden 16/Oct/10 TR
Pete Nugent 16/Oct/10 2nd
trish1968 16/Oct/10 TR
with Nick Bennett, MrA
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Lead RP
Tithe Technique 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
charley 25/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Kev
The Mountain Goat 12/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with George Taylor
PhillS 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Mich, Jamie
jamiemcdonald 05/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Michelle Taylor, Phill Sparks
thecurlyone 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sonia, Mark
andrewgarratt 31/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Harry
harryt 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Phil G, Jason
Hidden 25/Jul/10 2nd O/S
garethb 25/Jul/10 Lead
with cheque
Keendan 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
migs493 10/Jul/10 2nd β
with Josh, Dan
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
rockman 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
timcedwards 24/Jun/10 2nd
malc 20/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Martin Hewes
Hidden 15/Jun/10 Solo
krikoman 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Great climb but very near to Kelly's Crack, which is sometimes tempting. Good moves and varied climbing in a short route.8/10

with Mark Bathe
Goody 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Petra Guy
Piers Harley 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Jeremy Windsor
nick ferro 05/Jun/10 -
Jim Malo 18/May/10 2nd
APuddy 15/May/10 Lead O/S
Jon Pilling 13/May/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Bowker
GrahamPlant 04/May/10 Solo
lucasp 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Bold start. Climbed up Kelly's crack to put in first gear then climbed down to do the route. Not sure if this is cheating or common sense.

with ditch
Pixie-Andy 24/Apr/10 2nd
jwpil 13/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding 11/Apr/10 Lead
with Dave Sadler
Hidden 11/Mar/10 Lead O/S
JDDD 13/Dec/09 2nd
victim of mathematics 15/Nov/09 2nd O/S
with Jaime
Adam1973 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Mark G
Stuart Wildman 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Potter
Hidden 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
peter myers ?/Oct/09 2nd
with Rebecca Coles
Jules Lane 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Ben, Ben
mick1jones 23/Aug/09 2nd O/S

Alex led. Very pumpy start and no gear if direct line taken more like HVS unless Kelly's Eliminate or Kelly's Crack start adopted

gavster2405 21/Aug/09 -
Becky E 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
andrew549 08/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Becky E
staceyjg 02/Aug/09 2nd O/S
minaturechris 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Stacey
Mattyk 31/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Ben1983 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
bobbarnes00 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Poco Loco 21/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Shad ?/Jun/09 Lead
Strong Steve 25/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
asmith37 24/May/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 2nd O/S
rd20 25/Apr/09 2nd
with Jason
epic ed 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S

off-route at start?

with Dan
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead
9fingerjon 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Matt G
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Bex_M 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Ewan Buckingham
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Alfredo 19/Mar/09 Solo
RM199 ??/2009 -
Graeme Hammond 23/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Phil Johnson
Oddjob 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Mani
Macca_7 19/Oct/08 Solo O/S

Just right of the crack nice!

TiffTiff 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Sam W 12/Oct/08 Lead

Quite a random route

with Nina Jenkinson
Ed Westwood 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Gideon Mordecai
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 27/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
craig h 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Janet Hannah
Pete Randall 20/Sep/08 2nd O/S
with Richard B
flat eric 19/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
debbien1 24/Aug/08 2nd
with Robin
PanzerHanzler 16/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Brown 15/Aug/08 Solo O/S
lithos 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Hidden 26/Jul/08 2nd rpt
wingalina 11/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Robert Turnbull
feilx 11/Jun/08 Solo O/S
chadrads 07/Jun/08 2nd O/S

once you are off the ground it is steady all the way up

with andy chapman
tractorbachcoch 07/Jun/08 2nd dog
with Andy, Peter
Hidden 07/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/08 Lead
1918hasti 23/May/08 Lead
with Paul Bradwell
texuspete 18/May/08 2nd
RichardMc 05/May/08 Lead
with Caroline Gray
cpoad 05/May/08 2nd O/S
with Richard W
Dinger 26/Apr/08 2nd O/S
with Bandit
alaan 19/Apr/08 Solo O/S
babymoac 03/Apr/08 2nd
with Pete C
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
The old James turnbull ??/2008 Lead
dan gibson ??/2008 -
Jim Walton ??/2008 -
Twisty 13/Oct/07 TR
Graham T 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Annelise
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Solo
howlingbaboon 25/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Jonny M 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Helen Cheney
Hidden 02/Aug/07 2nd
Darrell Read 02/Aug/07 Lead
with Henry Olver, Simon Hall
Hidden 28/Jun/07 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Katya 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Denise
Hidden 25/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/07 Solo rpt
AJ007 21/Apr/07 Solo
dan gibson 21/Apr/07 Solo rpt
with AJ
Jim Vach 11/Apr/07 Solo O/S
clive-greenwood 03/Feb/07 Solo
Hidden 14/Jan/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
chrisallan ??/2007 2nd O/S
gibbo38 17/Dec/06 Lead O/S
with Robert
Hidden 18/Oct/06 2nd
Hidden 14/Oct/06 2nd O/S
adam carless 14/Oct/06 Solo rpt
loonyclimber 08/Oct/06 Solo
Nicos 02/Oct/06 Solo O/S
with solo
Jules 210681 10/Sep/06 2nd
Zoomer 10/Sep/06 Lead
Chris the Tall 06/Aug/06 Solo rpt
andi_e 15/Jul/06 Solo O/S
mr bounce ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Shona
leon ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
PenJD 17/Jun/06 Lead O/S
mol 22/Apr/06 2nd
with James Wasiak
liamoloughlin ?/Mar/06 Lead
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 Solo O/S
Charlie Williams ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/05 TR O/S
alj ?/May/05 Lead
with leon skeldon
catt 23/Apr/05 Lead O/S
Howard J 19/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Helen Severn
Hidden ?/Apr/05 2nd
Budge 20/Mar/05 Lead O/S
with Mike Oates
wahniel 08/Mar/05 Lead O/S
with Hugh Squire
Hidden 11/Feb/05 Lead
Hidden 14/Nov/04 Solo
darren1 26/Sep/04 -
with Janna Miller
Hidden 18/Aug/04 Lead O/S
malc 09/Apr/04 Lead
with PS/MH
Raggar 02/Oct/03 2nd
with Pete K, Jon B
dannyboy83 ?/Oct/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/03 Solo
Neil Curtis 02/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Pete Barnes
Simon Caldwell 27/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Outdoorfun37 29/Jun/03 2nd
cem 06/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Sally Dipple
Hidden ?/Apr/03 Lead
Ropeboy 19/May/02 Solo
Mark Stevenson 04/May/02 Solo O/S
Rock Fairy ??/2000 2nd
Iain Thow 02/Jan/97 Solo
rurp ??/1995 -
Hidden 26/Aug/93 Solo
BRUCESTRAC ??/1990 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Hidden ??/1986 -
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
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