Gaia | E8 Trad climb at Black Rocks

https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/crags/black_rocks_derbyshire-97/gaia-19979

A classic Johnny Dawes test piece. A hard move gains entry to the groove where easier (but scarier!) climbing awaits before a terrifying finale.


Media

Jean-minh Trin-Thieu
Added at 18:02 on 21 February 2021
Jean-minh Trin-Thieu
Added at 18:02 on 21 February 2021
George Ulrich
Added at 08:02 on 21 February 2021

Ascents

9 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date
Johnny Dawes Lead (Worked)
Jean-minh Trin-Thieu Lead (Did not finish) 25 Oct 1997

The iconic opening scene from Hard Grit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kK7DfNZLK9E

https://www.facebook.com/rockarchivist/photos/a.115413049915581/115415916581961

Katy Whittaker Lead (Worked) 03 Nov 2013
Dave Mason Lead (Flash) 28 Nov 2013 (approx)
Jennifer Wood Lead (Worked) 10 Nov 2020
Caroline Ciavaldini Lead (Worked) 24 Dec 2020

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/12/hard_grit_repeats_by_james_pearson_and_caroline_ciavaldini-72675

Mark Rankine Lead (Ground up)
Ryan Pasquill Lead (Flash)

https://ukbouldering.com/board/index.php/topic,10607.msg427524.html#msg427524

George Ulrich Lead (Did not finish)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRmEukG-ouQ