List of First Ascents

1890 Brown Crack
FA. J.W.Puttrell 1890
Garden Face Indirect
FA. J.W.Puttrell 1890
1930 N.M.C. Crack
FA. Frank Elliott (of Nottingham MC) 1930
Right-hand Pillar Crack
FA. Frank Elliott 1930
1931 Moyer's Climb
FA. Clifford Moyer 1931
Garden Face Crack
FA. Clifford Moyer 1931
Giant's Staircase
FA. Clifford Moyer 1931
1934 Overhang Buttress Ordinary
FA. Eric Byne 1934
Och Aye Wall Direct
FA. Jack Macleod 1934
Elliott's Buttress Direct
FA. Frank Elliott 1934
Central Groove
FA. Clifford Moyer 1934
Tree Groove
FA. Clifford Moyer 1934
Right-hand Groove
FA. Clifford Moyer 1934
Flake-crack
FA. Rupert Brooks 1934
1935 Elliott's Crack
FA. Frank Elliott 1930s
1940 Right-hand Crack
FA. Eric Byne 1940
1947 Byne's Route
FA. Eric Byne late 1940s
Choked Chimney
FA. Oread members late 1940s
Straight Chimney
FA. Oread members late 1940s
Moorside Crack
FA. Oread members late 1940s
Moorside Rib
FA. Oread members late 1940s
1949 Gardom's Gate
FA. Keith Axon 1949
Keith's Corner-crack
FA. Keith Axon 1949
Oread
FA. Keith Axon 1949
1950 Cave Arete
FA. Wilf White 1950
Gardom's Unconquerable
FA. Joe Brown 1950
Layback Crack
FA. Wilf White 1950
Cider Apple
FA. P. Knapp 1950
Cider
FA. David Penlington 1950
Tree Neighbour
FA. David Penlington 1950
1951 Lightning Wall
FA. Don Chapman 1951
Corner-crack
FA. Dick Brown 1951
Undertaker's Buttress
FA. Joe Brown 1951
Whillans' Blind Variant
FA. Don Whillans 1951
Finale Groove
FA. David Penlington 1951
Babylon's Groove
FA. Don Chapman 1951
Third Time Lucky
FA. Nat Allen 1951 at the third attempt.
1952 Apple Arete
FA. David Penlington 1952
1953 Nowanda
FA. Ernie Marshall 1953
Landsick
FA. Peter Biven 1953
1955 Moyer's Buttress
FA. Peter Biven 1955. Allan Austin soloed the 2nd ascent a few years later.
Biven's Crack
FA. Pete Biven 1955. FFA. Jack Street 1966.
1956 Thunder
FA. Ernie Marshall 1956
Vaya Con Dios
FA. Allan Austin 1956
Infirmary Groove
FA. Earnie Marshall 1956
Traction
FA. Ernie Marshall 1956
Attraction
FA. Ernie Marshall 1956
Tartan Route
FA. Ernie Marshall 1956
1956 Stormbringer
FA. Pete Biven 1956. FFA. Dave Morgan 1976. Biven reached the mantelshelf using tension, though the moves were done free. The route then zig-zagged up the final buttress all the way out to Moyer’s and back!
The Eye of Faith
FA. Peter Biven 1956
Hearse Arete
FA. Peter Biven (1 peg) 1956
Central Crack
FA. Joe Brown 1956
Wall Finish
FA. Joe Brown 1956
Left-hand Pillar Crack
FA. Allan Austin 1956
1957 Cydrax
FA. Eric Finney 1957
1960 Promise
FA. Len Millsom 1960
1962 Nymph's Arete
FA. Ernie Marshall 1962
1963 Velvet Cracks
FA. Ernie Marshall 1963
1965 Bitter
FA. Eric Finney 1960s
1975 Sleeping Sickness
FA. John Allen 1975
Crocodile
FA. Gabe Regan 1975
1976 Perfect Day
FA. Andy Parkin (as Solid Air) one nut for aid 1976. FFA. Steve Bancroft 1979
1977 Waterloo Sunset
FA. Martin Boysen 1977
1978 Tsetse Fly
FA. Mike Browell 1978
1979 Master of Thought
FA. Gary Gibson 1979
1980 Apple Arete Direct
FA. Gary Gibson 1980
1981 Four Horsemen
FA. Gary Gibson 1981
Social Fools
FA. Gary Gibson 1981
Landsick Direct
FA. Ian Riddington 1981
Seventy One White Mice
FA. Gabe Regan 1981
Rhythmic Itch
FA. Gary Gibson 1981
Blaze
FA. Gary Gibson 1981
1983 Diamond Back
FA. Chris Craggs 1983
The Enigma Variation
FA. Keith Sharples 1983
Crottle
FA. Chris Jackson 1983
Spilt Crack
FA. Chris Craggs 1983 Only the finish was new.
Midas Man
FA. Keith Sharples 1983
1984 Raging Insomnia
FA. Keith Sharples 1984
Make it Snappy
FA. Neil Foster 1984
Charlotte Rampling
FA. Johnny Dawes 1984
1985 Spanish Fly
FA. John Allen 1985
Good Karma
FA. MattÐ Boyer 1985
Agadoo
FA. John Allen 1985
The Jackalope
FA. John Allen 1985
1986 The Igloo
FA. John Allen 1986
1989 Twilight's Last Gleaming
FA. J.Zonn 1989
1990 Mickey Finn
FA. Paul Mitchell 1990
1994 Gom Jabbar
FA. Simon Jones 1994
1995 Ecky Thump
FA. Andy Popp 1995
1997 Cheeky Monkey
FA. Ellison Allcock 1997
1998 Albert Spansworthy
FA. Mark Turnbull 1998
1999 Little Wanda
FA. Brian Rossiter 1999
2000 Brazil
FA. Jon Read 2000. Also claimed as Homeless, E8 6c, Miles Gibson 2003
2003 Superbloc
FA. Miles Gibson 2003
Press Gang
FA. Paul Mitchell 2003