List of First Ascents

1947 Argosy Crack
FA. Slim Sorrell late 1940s
Bel Ami
FA. Wilf White late 1940s
The Brain
FA. Slim Sorrell late 1940s
1948 Angular Crack
FA. Joe Brown 1948
Beech Buttress
FA. Wilf White 1948
Campion Groove
FA. Don Chapman 1948
Campion Wall
FA. Nat Allen 1948
P.M.C. 1
FA. Bob Tomsett 1948
Slab Route
FA. Chuck Cook 1948
1949 Owl's Arete
FA. Slim Sorrell 1949
Keeper's Crack
FA. Slim Sorrell 1949
October Crack
FA. Wilf White 1949
Alpha
FA. Chuck Cook 1949
Hercules
FA. Chuck Cooke 1949
Twilight Crack
FA. K.Brindley 1949
1950 Bulldog Crack
FA. K.Brindley 1950
Derwent Groove
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Sorrell's Sorrow
FA. Joe Brown 1950
Amphitheatre Crack
FA. Valkyrie members 1950
Buckle's Sister
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Buckle's Brother
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Buckle's Crack
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Two Pitch Route
FA. Joe Brown 1950
Wall Climb
FA. Joe Brown 1950
Little Innominate
FA. Valkyrie Club members 1950
Avalanche Wall
FA. Joe Brown 1950
Elder Crack
FA. Joe Brown 1950. Given VS - must have been more holds on it then!
Short Slab
FA. Joe Brown 1950
Boa Crack
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Reynard's Crack
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Heron Wall
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Cioch Left-hand
FA. Valkyrie members 1950
Cioch Crack
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Cioch Wall
FA. Nat Allen 1950
Heather Wall
FA. Slim Sorrell 1950
Birthday Groove
FA. Joe Brown 1950
Birthday Crack
FA. Valkyrie Club members 1950
1951 The Left Eliminate
FA. Joe Brown 1951
The Peapod
FA. Joe Brown 1951
The Right Eliminate
FA. Joe Brown 1951
Deadbay Climb
FA. Don Whillans 1951
1952 Deadbay Crack
FA. Don Whillans 1952
1953 Beech Layback
FA. Dick Brown 1953
1954 Overtaker's Buttress
FA. Don Chapman 1954
Deadbay Groove
FA. Don Whillans 1954
Tree Wall
FA. Joe Brown 1954
1955 The Corner
FA. Joe Brown 1955
Maupassant
FA. Don Whillans 1955
1957 Diddlum Wall
FA. Don Hadley late 1950s
Baron's Wall
FA. Joe Brown (the Baron) late 1950s
Green Crack
FA. Joe Brown (some tension) 1957
L'Horla
FA. Joe Brown (some tension) 1957
1958 Insanity
FA. Hugh Banner 1958
1964 Mastiff Wall
FA. Nat Allen 1964
Kayak
FA. Colin Mortlock 1964 Direct Finish Peter Robins 2000ish
Grey Face
FA. Dennis Gray 1964
1966 The Big Rocker
FA. John Gosling 1966
Mad Hatter
FA. John Gosling 1966
Grooved Arete
FA. Mike Simpkins 1966
Allen's Climb
FA. John Gosling 1966
1969 Apollo
FA. John Gosling (with a little tension) 1969
1972 Soyuz
FA. John Allen 1972. Top-roped by Joe Brown in 1950.
Canoe
FA. Ed Drummond early 1970s
1973 Mr Softee
FA. John Allen 1973
Fidget
FA. John Allen 1973
1974 Lamebrain
FA. Steve Bancroft 1974
1975 Rat Scabies
FA. Gabe Regan mid 1970s
John's Arete
FA. Steve Bancroft 1975
Moon Crack
FA. John Allen (with one runner!!) 1975. Gabe Regan soloed the 2nd ascent!
Overtaker's Direct
FA. Mike Simpkins 1970s
Profit of Doom
FA. John Allen 1975
Pretty Face
FA. Paul Mitchell 1975
Scroach
FA. Ed Drummond 1975
Flea Circus
FA. Steve Bancroft 1975
1976 Black Nix Wall
FA. Steve Bancroft (after Black Nick failed) 1976
Moon Walk
FA. John Allen 1976
Smoke ont' Watter
FA. Nicky Stokes 1976
Predator
FA. John Allen 1976
Linden
FA. Mick Fowler 1976. Climbed by Ed Drummond in 1973 with two skyhooks on wrist loops for aid. The tiny holes he drilled are still there.
Deadbay Groove Direct
FA. John Allen 1976
1977 Saddy
FA. Steve Bancroft 1977
Usurper
FA. Nicky Stokes 1977
Hurricane
FA. Mick Fowler 1977
1978 Don't Slip Now
FA. Phil Burke 1978
Amethyst
FA. Clive Jones 1978
Blockhead
FA. Dave Gregory 1978
Sweet Gene Vincent
FA. Gary Gibson 1978
Suspect Intellect
FA. Clive Jones 1978
Lepton
FA. Al Rouse 1978
The Fall
FA. John Allen 1978
Diet of Worms
FA. John Kirk with pre-placed Hexes 1978
1979 The Beer Hunter
FA. Steve Bancroft 1979
Rise of the Robots
FA. Gary Gibson 1979
The Welcome
FA. Colin Banton 1979
Homicide
FA. Gabe Regan - as Dead Bay Biz, 1979
1980 Beech Buttress Direct
FA. Gary Gibson 1980
The Unreachable Star
FA. Mark Stokes 1980
Dark Entries
FA. Ron Fawcett 1980
Finger Distance
FA. Gary Gibson 1980
One Step Beyond
FA. Ron Fawcett 1980
Rigid Digit
FA. Ron Fawcett 1980
Moonshine
FA. Tim Leach 1980
The Shape of Things to Come
FA. Phil Burke 1980
Green Acres
FA. Gary Gibson 1980
1981 Cool Moon
FA. Daniel Lee (with side-runners) 1981. Thomas de Gay (solo) 1998
Body Torque
FA. Paul Mitchell 1981
Top Secret
FA. Gary Gibson 1981
Colossus
FA. Gary Gibson 1981
Tin Drum
FA. Dominic Lee 1981
The Bear Hunter
FA. Bob Bradley 1981
1983 Instant Karma
FA. Greg Lucas 1983
Plaything
FA. Gary Gibson 1983
1984 Hidden Pleasures
FA. Andy Bailey 1984
Ulysses or Bust
FA. Neil Foster 1984
Forbidden Planet
FA. John Allen 1984
White Lines
FA. Johnny Dawes 1984
Tube of Foster's
FA. Paul Mitchell (with distant side-runner) 1984
White Water
FA. Johnny Dawes 1984
Done Years Ago
FA. Johnny Dawes 1984
Bill and Ben
FA. Johnny Dawes 1984
Committed
FA. Johnny Dawes 1984
Be Bop Delux
FA. Ron Fawcett 1984
Shooting the Breeze
FA. Paul Pepperday 1984
Artists Only
FA. Paul Pepperday 1984
King of the Swingers
FA. Ron Fawcett 1984
1985 Combat les Pellicules
FA. Bill McKee 1985
El Vino Collapso
FA. John Allen 1985
1986 The End of the Affair
FA. Johnny Dawes 1986
Slab and Crack
FA. Johnny Dawes 1986
Janus
FA. Johnny Dawes 1986. Originally given E7 7a “because the grooves looked like two sevens”.
Happy House
FA. John Allen 1986
Blue Hawaii
FA. John Allen 1986
1987 Camel Ticks
FA. Mike Hammil 1987
Moon Madness
FA. Ron Fawcett 1987
Stopper
FA. Ron Fawcett 1987
Portrait of a Legend
FA. John Allen 1987
Little Chef
FA. Chris Plant 1987. Done earlier in 1987 by Mark Pretty, 1 peg runner.
Happyhart
FA. John Hart 1987
1988 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
FA. Right-hand line, pre-placed peg, Andy Pollitt 1988. Left-hand start with no peg, Richie Patterson in 1996 and renamed Born Slippy. Ben Tetler soloed the original line in 1999.
1989 Circus of Dinosaurs
FA. Roy Bennett 1989
Amy
FA. Graham Iles 1989
1990 Lithuania
FA. Falco Rech 1990
1991 King of Crookrise
FA. Andy Barker 1991
1992 The Art of White Hat Wearing
FA. Andy Chrome 1992
1993 Mensa
FA. Neil Foster 1993. The lower part was Brain Variations, Andy Bailey 1983
1994 For the Good of the Cause
FA. Andy Barker 1994
I Bet He Drinks Carling Black Label
FA. Andy Barker 1994
Peas of Mind
FA. Dave Pegg 1994
Slackers
FA. Robin Barker 1994
1997 Black Silk on White Satin
FA. Roy Bennett 1997
1998 The Zone
FA. John Arran 1998
1999 Crack and Slab
FA. John Arran 1999
Rocky Horror Show
FA. Pete Robins 1999
The League of Gentleman
FA. Pete Robins 1999
Snorter
FA. Mike Lea 1999
Free Way
FA. Pete Robins 1999
Eclipse
FA. Pete Robins 1999
King Louis
FA. Chris Wright 1999
2000 Rapid
FA. Peter Robins 2000ish
2001 Doctor Dolittle
FA. John Arran 2001
2003 Overtaking on the Outside
FA. Steve Clarke 2003
Drummond Base
FA. Johnny Dawes 2003
The Grey Area
FA. Charlie Woodburn 2003
2004 The New Statesman
FA. Steve McLure 2004. Originally called Elder Statesman.
2005 Glad Tidings
FA. Colin Binks 2005