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Rockfax Description
Devious - care with the rope needed. Climb the chimney to the exposed ledge on the tower and follow it all the way round past two aretes to the south face. Finish up a shallow groove. © Rockfax

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Stanage Starred VDiffs, Stanage Popular Greens, Stanage 'Difficults'

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seanwilson 21 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Insane rope drag if not careful!
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seanwilson 30 Nov, 2019 AltLd rpt Multi pitch with Rosie :'D Don't ask.
with Rosie
Multi pitch with Rosie :'D Don't ask.
with Rosie
Hidden 12 Oct, 2019 2nd
funkyvin1 12 Oct, 2019 Lead O/S Good exposure for the grade. Finished up the crack in the front face as it looked better than the groove round the corner and lessened the rope drag. This finish prob just about bumped the overall grade up a notch.
Good exposure for the grade. Finished up the crack in the front face as it looked better than the groove round the corner and lessened the rope drag. This finish prob just about bumped the overall grade up a notch.
Hidden 16 Jul, 2019 Solo
NinaR 7 Jul, 2019 Solo O/S
with ColinD
with ColinD
ColinD 7 Jul, 2019 Solo
with NinaR
with NinaR
Hidden 1 Jun, 2019 2nd
Happyguyme 1 Jun, 2019 2nd
with BenP
with BenP
Hidden 1 Jun, 2019 Lead O/S
BenP 1 Jun, 2019 AltLd
Hidden 1 Jun, 2019 2nd O/S
DFrank 1 Jun, 2019 Lead O/S Had an absolute mare, was very very slow as a result. Went too high, faffed, eventually made it round the corner and had the worst rope drag ever, had to yard in a load of slack round the corner and solo to the top. 10/10 would not recommend on a single
Had an absolute mare, was very very slow as a result. Went too high, faffed, eventually made it round the corner and had the worst rope drag ever, had to yard in a load of slack round the corner and solo to the top. 10/10 would not recommend on a single
seanwilson 13 May, 2019 Lead O/S My favourite route yet. Felt like a level of Tomb Raider. Just beautiful.
with SvenjaT
My favourite route yet. Felt like a level of Tomb Raider. Just beautiful.
with SvenjaT
SvenjaT 13 May, 2019 2nd
Shane69 22 Feb, 2019 Lead O/S
Deezel65 22 Feb, 2019 2nd O/S Really good
with Shane69
Really good
with Shane69
abi.k.l H 1 Sep, 2018 2nd
David Kay 1 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with abi.k.l
with abi.k.l
Snot 26 Jul, 2018 Solo
Hidden 25 Jul, 2018 2nd
Hidden 9 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 29 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
alaster tonge 28 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Lailah, Assad Lahlou
with Lailah, Assad Lahlou
nickhamb 25 Mar, 2018 2nd O/S
with Arantas
with Arantas
Hidden 6 Oct, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Sep, 2017 Lead dnf
robblowen 26 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S 20 of 100
20 of 100
ian d f 24 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
Ben Bransby 29 Jul, 2017 Solo
Mark Richardson 22 Jul, 2017 2nd
Dominic Burke 22 Jul, 2017 Lead
Andrew Lodge 10 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
with Tony
with Tony
gaz3212 18 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
TomatoPro 1 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
keitht 21 May, 2017 Solo
jshields 7 May, 2017 Solo
Hidden 11 Apr, 2017 Solo
Badger223 10 Apr, 2017 AltLd O/S
with Al , Suzie
with Al , Suzie
Hidden 9 Apr, 2017 2nd
Hidden 7 Mar, 2017 Lead
Hidden ??, 2017 Solo
Jonny Holmes 15 Nov, 2016 -
mrphilipoldham 10 Nov, 2016 2nd O/S Managed to use a heal hook just before the top..
Managed to use a heal hook just before the top..
Hidden 10 Nov, 2016 Lead
Markheighton 25 Aug, 2016 -
erica 7 Aug, 2016 2nd
John Brayshaw 7 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with erica
with erica
Maia 8 Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S multipitching at Stanage :) good fun and a great belay ledge to watch the beautiful sunset
with Becks Hedderick
multipitching at Stanage :) good fun and a great belay ledge to watch the beautiful sunset
with Becks Hedderick
tobiasae3 7 May, 2016 Lead O/S
climbingrev 6 May, 2016 AltLd O/S Weird little number. The initial gully looks wet, ominous and unappealing. However it proves to be really rather good. The hand traverse too is fun, as is the step across to the ledge. Final corner (the 4a bit I guess) a bit out of character with the rest, but a good finish. Rope drag awful by this point - so belayed on top of tower and Tim finished 'top pitch'. Would be s stunning 2* solo.
Weird little number. The initial gully looks wet, ominous and unappealing. However it proves to be really rather good. The hand traverse too is fun, as is the step across to the ledge. Final corner (the 4a bit I guess) a bit out of character with the rest, but a good finish. Rope drag awful by this point - so belayed on top of tower and Tim finished 'top pitch'. Would be s stunning 2* solo.
Flavio 9 Apr, 2016 Solo O/S
Jgresh 21 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 20 Mar, 2016 2nd
alex4ajm3 ? Mar, 2016 AltLd rpt
with Tom Simons
with Tom Simons
MSchobitz 24 Feb, 2016 Solo rpt
MrFantastic 23 Feb, 2016 Solo O/S
DoctorYoghourt ??, 2016 -
Hidden 8 Nov, 2015 Lead O/S
JessWilliams 8 Nov, 2015 2nd
splat2million 7 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S Laura opted not to second but rather to lead the chimney next-door
with Lorgy
Laura opted not to second but rather to lead the chimney next-door
with Lorgy
Lorgy 7 Jun, 2015 2nd
Muttly 26 Apr, 2015 2nd β Brilliant route. The moment you step out whilst looking at the entire valley bellow is brilliant. A couple of lovely little moves fro the grade too.
with Jon Ditman
Brilliant route. The moment you step out whilst looking at the entire valley bellow is brilliant. A couple of lovely little moves fro the grade too.
with Jon Ditman
Brown 19 Apr, 2015 Solo
with Solo
with Solo
MSchobitz 18 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S
yossarian714 28 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
noteviljoe 28 Sep, 2014 Solo Part of attempted 100 Solo's (M-VD) in a day. Crux move felt like HVD - or even S - too me (but maybe just psychological?)
Part of attempted 100 Solo's (M-VD) in a day. Crux move felt like HVD - or even S - too me (but maybe just psychological?)
mountaingoatgirl 10 Sep, 2014 Lead
Hidden 13 Aug, 2014 -
RagingPuffin 6 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 9 Jul, 2014 Lead
charvey 2 Jul, 2014 Solo dnf Backed off and up the chimney as the traverse left succeeded in being both green and scrittly.
Backed off and up the chimney as the traverse left succeeded in being both green and scrittly.
Jam_sandwich 29 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
DayleJones 29 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 21 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
monkeyme2 21 Apr, 2014 2nd O/S
with Ben J
with Ben J
Dafydd Llywelyn 19 Apr, 2014 Solo O/S
Dan Arkle ??, 2014 -
Jim Slater 11 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S
Steve J P 17 Jul, 2013 Lead
Bernie Wylde 17 Jul, 2013 2nd
deacondeacon H 6 Jul, 2013 Solo O/S Finished up the Black Hawk Bastion finish as there were some guys on Eliminator.
Finished up the Black Hawk Bastion finish as there were some guys on Eliminator.
dr_botnik 16 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with ben nevill
with ben nevill
Hidden 7 Jun, 2013 2nd
Ross Young 7 Jun, 2013 AltLd O/S Had to break it up due to rope drag. Fun easy unusual moves. A great solo route
Had to break it up due to rope drag. Fun easy unusual moves. A great solo route
mhamiltonj 7 Jun, 2013 AltLd O/S Wonderfully weird. Better soloed I think, certainly requires more skilled rope management than I managed.
Wonderfully weird. Better soloed I think, certainly requires more skilled rope management than I managed.
edd rab 1 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
with adrian scott
with adrian scott
adrianscott 16 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with edd rab
with edd rab
Hidden 7 Oct, 2012 Solo O/S
valentinesbabe 20 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S Managed with one rope and did well until the last corner...rope just dropped under the edge so I had a bit of a job hanging from the top, had to unclip my last piece of gear to flip it out. Excellent climb though and would be easy with twin ropes. Felt quite exposed stepping around onto the ledge and I would say that is the crux rather than the finishing groove.
Managed with one rope and did well until the last corner...rope just dropped under the edge so I had a bit of a job hanging from the top, had to unclip my last piece of gear to flip it out. Excellent climb though and would be easy with twin ropes. Felt quite exposed stepping around onto the ledge and I would say that is the crux rather than the finishing groove.
Tithe Technique 20 Aug, 2012 2nd O/S Excellent route.
Excellent route.
GermanAlex 19 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S a lovely expedition, nicely exposed. ropework would have been interesting
a lovely expedition, nicely exposed. ropework would have been interesting
dannygiblin ? Jun, 2012 -
buxtoncoffeelover 4 May, 2012 Solo
monkey1 ? May, 2012 Lead
Hidden 16 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
Scott Dunkley 16 Mar, 2012 -
Hidden 4 Mar, 2012 Lead
Hidden ??, 2012 Lead
Scott Dunkley ??, 2012 -
akhughes ??, 2012 Solo O/S
weekendwarrior92 ??, 2012 Lead very wet when did and got rope stuck due to drag
with Zoe Logan
very wet when did and got rope stuck due to drag
with Zoe Logan
Susannah2010 21 Sep, 2011 2nd
Rich K 30 Aug, 2011 2nd
with Wayne Cheung
with Wayne Cheung
Hidden 6 Jun, 2011 Solo O/S
bennidavies90 15 May, 2011 Lead
kcollender 19 Mar, 2011 2nd
Marc-G 19 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 2nd rpt
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Marcin78 ??, 2011 2nd
with Tomek
with Tomek
uphillnow ??, 2011 -
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Hidden ? Dec, 2010 -
danny269 7 Oct, 2010 Lead Lead after James had placed a couple of pieces of gear. I added another 4 and set up belay
with JamesT
Lead after James had placed a couple of pieces of gear. I added another 4 and set up belay
with JamesT
al123 26 Sep, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 30 Jul, 2010 Lead
markriddington 30 Jul, 2010 2nd dnf
with rsore
with rsore
Nick1812P 29 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 24 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
Hidden 19 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
Andrew Sandercock 3 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
chris552303 ??, 2010 Lead
Hidden ??, 2010 -
emlynroberts 31 Oct, 2009 Lead Rope drag city!
with Amanda Thalmann (BUMS)
Rope drag city!
with Amanda Thalmann (BUMS)
amthalmann 31 Oct, 2009 2nd O/S
Adam Potter 20 Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Sep, 2009 Lead
Chris Plewa ? Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
mic_b H 27 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 2009 Solo
Si dH 13 Jun, 2009 Solo O/S
SteveM 21 Feb, 2009 Lead O/S
with Andy
with Andy
mark_jc ??, 2009 -
victim of mathematics 29 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
with Jaime
with Jaime
AndyMakison ? Apr, 2008 Lead
with Richard Yorke
with Richard Yorke
Hidden 23 Feb, 2008 Lead
Graeme Hammond 26 Jan, 2008 Lead O/S
with Paul87
with Paul87
Hidden 26 Jan, 2008 2nd
AndyMakison ??, 2008 Lead
with Richard Yorke
with Richard Yorke
AndyMakison ??, 2008 Lead
with Richard Yorke
with Richard Yorke
Hidden ??, 2008 -
Hidden ??, 2008 -
Hidden 14 Oct, 2007 2nd
Hidden 14 Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
JohnH1977 ? Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 6 Aug, 2007 2nd dnf
tlr 31 Jul, 2007 Solo
Dan Leach 24 Jul, 2007 Solo O/S Amazing Exposure
Amazing Exposure
Hidden 12 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
crossdressingrodney 8 Jul, 2006 Solo O/S
Tobias at Home ??, 2006 -
Marc Murphy ? Jul, 2005 Lead
Hidden ? May, 2005 Solo O/S
Hidden ? Mar, 2005 Lead
JohnHutch 26 Nov, 2004 Lead 2 pitches, should have made it 3!
2 pitches, should have made it 3!
DerwentDiluted H 8 Aug, 2004 Lead
with Dr. death
with Dr. death
Stig 30 Mar, 2003 2nd O/S
with Kos
with Kos
Hidden 20 Oct, 2002 Lead
Hidden 14 Sep, 2002 Lead
Hidden 7 Jul, 2002 2nd
mikehenesy ? May, 2002 Lead O/S
with Rob Norris
with Rob Norris
DubyaJamesDubya ??, 2001 Solo O/S
Howard J H 6 Feb, 2000 2nd
with Blod
with Blod
Hidden ??, 2000 Solo O/S
Hidden ? May, 1999 Solo
Iain Thow 25 Jul, 1996 Solo
Budge 16 Jun, 1996 2nd O/S
with Nicola Ottewell, Brian Ottewell
with Nicola Ottewell, Brian Ottewell
Chris Ellis 12 Jun, 1995 Lead
with Rachel Nicolson
with Rachel Nicolson
Kilda 29 Aug, 1993 Lead
with atom
with atom
atom 29 Aug, 1993 2nd
with Kilda
with Kilda
Hidden ? Apr, 1990 Lead β
Hidden 22 Apr, 1987 Solo
Dave Musgrove 24 Jul, 1983 AltLd
with Kim Greenald
with Kim Greenald
Ian Clare ??, 1982 -
Neil McA H 17 Apr, 1980 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??, 1980 Solo
Mark Kemball H 7 Oct, 1979 Lead
Andy Say 6 Aug, 1979 Solo
Nigel Bond 17 Sep, 1978 Lead
with Dave Grey
with Dave Grey
Rick51 19 Aug, 1973 Solo
Canyak ??, 1973 -
mikej 29 Oct, 1972 Solo
with Janice Coulton, Brian Norris, Geoff Williams
with Janice Coulton, Brian Norris, Geoff Williams
Hidden ??, 1966 Lead
Hidden 20 May, 1965 Solo
Hidden 24 Apr, 1965 Solo
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