List of First Ascents

1967 Jomo
FA. Stew Wilson, Rick Stallwood 1967. An early Trowbarrow ascent of Jomo that, along with Coral Sea, have become popular easier outings.
1968 Assagai
FA. Chris Eilbeck, Pete Lucas, Bill Lounds, Stew Wilson 1968. A well travelled route that was the first line to take on the challenge of the wall and discover the unusual flutings on its upper wall.
Coral Sea
FA. Stew Wilson, Miles Martin 1968
FA. Bill Lounds, Alan Greig 1968
1973 A Touch of Class
FA. Ben Campbell-Kelly, Roger Treglown 1973
Jean Jeanie
FA. Alan Evans, John Horsfall 1973. Jean Jeanie and Aladdinsane start the ball rolling on the crack systems opened up on the Main Wall, as well as initiating the ‘Bowie’ theme for route names.
FA. Ron Fawcett, John Heseltine 1973
1974 The Veil
FA. Les Ainsworth, Dave Cronshaw 1974
FA. Les Ainsworth, Dave Cronshaw 1974
Sun God
FA. Dave Cronshaw, Les Ainsworth 1974
FA. Ron Fawcett, Al Evans, Dave Parker 1974. Ron Fawcett puts Chapel Head on the national map with the ascent of the much respected Moonchild. Moonchild has gradually drifted up the grades from E2.
FA. Pete Livesey, John Sheard 1974
FA. Bill Lounds, Pete Lucas 1974
1975 Born Free
FA. Ed Cleasby, Cliff Brown, Mike Lynch 1975 FAA. Frank Booth, Jim Duff, Mick Goff 1960-62
FA. Ed Cleasby, Mike Lynch 1975
FA. Bill Lounds, Paul Sanson 1975. Previously aided.
1976 Javelin
FA. Pete Livesey, 1976
Sleeping Sickness
FA. Dave Hilton, Phil Garner 1976
Sour Milk Groove
FA. Dave Cronshaw, Les Ainsworth, Bob MacMillan 1976
Cracked Actor
FA. Alan Evans, Dave Parker 1976. Previously aided.
1977 Gully Wall
FA. Bill Lounds, Paul Sanson 1977
Half Life Direct
FA. Of origional line Ed Cleasby, Ian Postlewaite 1977
FA. Bill Lounds, Paul Sanson 1977
Hollow Earth
FA. Alan Evans, Bill Lounds 1977. Al Evans adds another fine pitch which, along with Cracked Actor and Jean Jeanie, has become a local classic.
Warspite Direct
FA. Bill Lounds, Paul Sanson 1977
Major Tom
FA. Andy Hyslop 1977
1978 Aqualung
FA. D.Cronshaw, D.Knighton 1978
War of the Worlds
FA. Ron Fawcett 1978
Trigger Finger
FA. Pat McVey, Mark Danson 1978. A great find that ensured the later popularity of the crag.
A Sense of Doubt
FA. Dave Knighton, Jim Arnold, John Girdley 1978. The first ascent of the blank wall beneath the traverse of Assagai.
FA. Dave Knighton 1978
1979 Air City
FFA. D.Cronshaw, D.Knighton 1979
FA. D.Knighton, D.Cronshaw 1979
The Book Of Invasions
FA. D.Cronshaw, D.Knighton (1 pt. aid) 1979 FFA E.Cleasby 1982
The Prometheus Crisis
FA. (P1) D.Knighton, A.Widowson 1979. FA. (P2) D.Knighton, D.Cronshaw, J.Gridley (1 pt)1979. FFA. E.Cleasby 1982
FA. Iain Greenwood, Al Phizacklea 1979
Interstellar Overdrive
FA. Dave Cronshaw, Dave Knighton 1979. One of the early modern routes and now the most popular mid-grade line at the crag.
The Omega Factor
FA. Dave Knighton, Dave Cronshaw 1979
FA. Ed Cleasby 1979. Ed Cleasby breaches the awesome Great Buttress with the help of the very bendy but convenient tree.
1982 Ivy League
FA. Tom Walkington 1982. The first modern route at Scout Scar.
FA. Ed Cleasby, Al Phizacklea 1982. An excellent find on a very obvious bit of rock that complemented other significant hard pitches being pioneered in the South Lakes area in the late 70s and early 80s.
1983 The Route of All Evil
FA. George Smith, Al Phizacklea 1983. A major contribution from George Smith who later left the area for North Wales
1984 Up Town
FA. Gary Gibson 1984
Firing Squad
FA. Al Phizacklea, Rob Knight 1984. Luke Steer climbed the direct start in 1989. Al Phizacklea takes time out from new routing in the central lakes and unearths the best bit of climbing at the crag.
Doubting Thomas
FA. Dave Bates 1984
Scary Monsters
FA. Owen Jones, Steve Edmondson 1984
1985 Born to Run
FA. Jim Bird, Dave Seddon 1985
First Blood
FA. Paul Carling, Mark Glaister 1985. The modern development of Scout Scar gets underway.
Gully Wall Variation
FA. Dave Bates 1985
Winter Pincher
FA. Tom Walkington, Dave Bates 1985
FA. Dave Bates, Tom Walkington 1985
Comedy Show
FA. Dave Bates, Tom Walkington 1985
Bleep and Booster
FA. Steve Hubbard 1985
Darth Vadar
FA. Tony Mitchell 1985
FA. Al Phizacklea 1985
Perverse Pepere
FA. Paul Cornforth, Pat McVey. Al Phizacklea 1985
Super Dupont
FA. Paul Cornforth 1985
Driller Killer
FA. Paul Ingham, Paul Cornforth 1985
1986 A Fistful of Steroids
FA. Jim Bird 1986
Beers for Fears
FA. Dave Seddon 1986
Crimes of Passion
FA. Jim Bird, Frank Booth 1986
Grave New World
FA. Dave Seddon, Jim Bird 1986
Kathleen's Nightmare
FA. Nick Conway 1986
Sylvester Strange
FA. Jim Bird 1986. Jim signs off from new routing at Scout Scar with a desperate contribution.
Telegraph Road
FA. Paul Carling, Mark Glaister 1986
Grass Roots
FA. Glen Sutcliffe 1986
Spectral Wizard/Bar Six
FA. Jim Bird, Frank Booth 1986
A Vision of Things Gone Wild
FA. Tony Mitchell, Dave Bates 1986
Idle Times
FA. Dave Bates 1986
Poetry in Commotion
FA. Jim Bird 1986
La Flange en Decomposition
FA. Al Phizacklea, Steve Hubbard 1986
1986 The Heinous Penis
FA. Al Phizacklea, Paul Ingham 1986
FA. Al Phizacklea 1986. FA. (1pt aid) Ed Cleasby 1978
Zantom Phone
FA. Paul Ingham 1986. Direct Start added by John Gaskins 1991. A hiddiously hard start straightened out by local John Gaskins before moving on to make the third ascent of Hubble at Raven Tor.
Phantom Zone
FA. Paul Ingham 1986. The most popular of Paul Ingham's routes climbed at Chapel Head during the mid 1980s.
Stan Pulsar
FA. Steve Hubbard 1986
Maboulisme Merveilleux
FA. Paul Cornforth 1986
Electric Warrior
FA. Tony Mitchell 1986
Cosmic Dancer
FA. Tony Mitchell, Paul Ingham, Paul Cornforth 1986
Perverted Start
FA. Paul Ingham 1986
La Mangoustine Scatouflange
FA. Paul Cornforth 1986
Super Duper Dupont
FA. Paul Cornforth 1986
Warm Push
FA. Mark (nine lives) Greenbank 1986
Sniffing the Saddle
FA. A.Phizacklea 1986
FFA. A.Phizacklea 1986
Shot By Both Sides
FA. John Topping, Al Phizacklea 1986
Shooting the Load
FA. Al Phizacklea, John Topping 1986
Humphrey Hymen Met a Sly Man
FA. Paul Cornforth 1986
1987 9 1/2 Weeks
FA. Jim Bird 1987
Agent Provocateur
FA. Tony Mitchell, Paul Cornforth 1987
Stretchy Perineum
FA. Paul Cornforth 1987
FA. Paul Ingham 1987
1988 Introducing The Hardline
FA. M.Lovatt, D.Kenyon 1988
Tricky Pricky Ears
FA. Paul Cornforth 1988
Prime Evil
FA. Tony Mitchell 1988
1989 A Song for Europe
FA. Paul Cornforth 1989
Live Rounds
FA. Rick Graham, Luke Steer 1989
Hollow Lands
FA. Mark Radtke, Jason Metcalf 1989
1990 Cement Head
FA. Jim Bird 1990. Jim Bird moves on to bigger things from Scout Scar.
Calling Mr Hall
FA. Paul Cornforth 1990
1991 Ropearse
FA. Stuart Halford 1991
Leather Pets
FA. Andy Hyslop 1991
Poetry in Motion
FA. Andy Tilney 1991
FA. Rick Graham, Ted Rogers 1991
Jelly Head
FA. Jim Bird, Andy Tilney 1991
Eraser Head/The True Path
FA. (EH) Jim Bird 1991. FA. (TTP) Martin Atkinson, Mark Danson 1983
Mid-air Collision / Flight Path
FA. (MAC) Andy Hyslop 1991. FA. (FP) Tony Mitchell 1986. Andy Hyslop and Jim Bird (Eraser Head) tidy up the starts of the earlier upper wall lines.
Guloot Kalagna
FA. Paul Cornforth 1991
Unrighteous Doctors
FA. Dave Birkett 1991
Reefer Madness
FA. Ian Vickers 1991
Sniffing the Saddle Direct
FA. Rick Graham 1991
FA. Rick Graham 1991
Pork Pie
FA. Rick Graham 1991
Humphrey Bogart
FA. Ken Forsythe 1991
Slightly Shoddy
FA. Andy Hyslop 1991
Back Into the Future
FA. John Dunne 1991 originally graded at 8a. Also climbed by Rob Knight at around the same time and given E3 6c!
1992 Born Again
FA. Jim Bird 1992
Meet the Wife
FA. Mark Lardner 1992
Surfing with the Alien
FA. John Gaskins 1992
Shades of Mediocrity
FA. Stuart Wood 1992
Gilbert Cardigan
FA. Keith Phizacklea 1992
More Games
FA. Dave Birkett 1992
For When the Tree Falls
FA. Dave Birkett 1992. After more than 10 years the tree is still standing but for how much longer?
Tufa King Hard
FA. Tony Burnell 1992
Humphrey Dumphrey
FA. Iain Greenwood 1992
1993 Bornville
FA. Stuart Halford 1993
Cool Your Jets Mum
FA. Stuart Halford 1993
Doctor's Dilemma
FA. Jim Bird 1993
1994 Engelbert Humphreding
FA. Iain Greenwood 1994
1995 Proton
FA. Keith Phizacklea 1995
The Green Route
FA. Keith Phizacklea 1995
FA. Dom Donnini, Keith Phizacklea 1995
FA. Paul Ingham, Pete Botterill 1995
1996 Zona Norte
FA. M.Lovatt, S.Wilcock 1996
Men At Work
FA. M.Lovatt, T.Whiteley 1996
Ten Years Gone
FA. M.Lovatt, S.Wilcock 1996
FA. Unknown 1996
Sad But True
FA. Steve Whittall, Keith Phizacklea 1996
1997 62 West Wallaby Street
FA. Keith Phizacklea 1997
War Hero
FA. Steve Whittall, Keith Phizacklea, Al Phizacklea 1997. Stevie returns a hero from UN plumbing duties in Bosnia!
Mr Self-destruct
FA. John Gaskins 1997
1998 Mindfields
FA. John Gaskins 1998