Don** E4 5c
[Al shows how it's done, 3 kb]22m. The right-hand side is good, harder and unprotected. © ROCKFAX
FA. Ed Drummond 1985. Appeared shortly after I suggested to Ed that to climb the 'other' side of the arete would be fun!

Photo: Al shows how it's done © Niall Grimes
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 54 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

ianjfsutcliffe - TR O/S - 28/Apr/14 with Jonny

Not harder than Archangel imo...
pipof747 - Lead RP - 09/Nov/13

Rob Greenwood - UKC - Solo - Sep/13 with Cherry Bedford

...so the next trick... Climbed this earlier in the year on-sight above the snow and a mat but fell just before the break this time and landed on a rock trying to improve my style. This resulted in a fractured Scaphoid (wrist) on the right hand, fractured Calaceum (left heal), Right foot dislocated and broken 2nd toe, another fractured Calaceum, the Talus bone broken into 3 main pieces plus lots of small "dust fragments" requiring 2 B&Q screws, a broken Metatarsal requiring another screw. Thanks to EDALE MOUNTAIN RESCUE for sorting me out. Still better than Archangel that I'd just done with no pads. will be back...really? what are you thinking? better learn how to walk again first.
Graeme Hammond - Solo dnf - 31/May/13 with Cleo

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 10/Apr/13 with Blonde, Ellis Ash

snow, perhaps should be 'beta' having eyed up all the hand holds...
ellis - Sent O/S - 10/Apr/13 with Tom Holdsworth, Dave Musgrove

Hidden - Solo β - 08/Apr/13

Above snow
Gus - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/13

adie84 - Solo - 07/Apr/13

mark20 - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/13

'Snowballed' to break then traversed off. Lovely climbing, felt easier than Archangel.
Obi-Wan is lost... - Solo - 07/Apr/13

Snowballed
liamoloughlin - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/13

Up down several times above a snowdrift
Brown - Solo - 06/Apr/13 with Solo

Hidden - Sent O/S - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Sent O/S - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Sent O/S - 06/Apr/13

snowballed. Down climbed Archangel.
Jeronimo - Sent O/S - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/13

Snowballed. Better and Easier than Archangel in my opinion!!
MarkRoe - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/13 with Martin Veale, Rhys Whitehouse

whitehouse_rhys - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/13 with heather osborn, Mark Roe

Snow and pads.
Joe Costello - Sent O/S - 04/Apr/13

snowball
fresherjohn - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/13

Snowball
highrepute - Sent O/S - 04/Apr/13

snowball, topped out. Excellent (better and easier than Archangel) and not as hard as I expected might be back in the summer...
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/13

Hidden - 03/Apr/13

Not really done the route as snowballed and didn't top out. Good climbing though
Chris_barr - Sent - 02/Apr/13

above snow
soph - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/13 with Alex Hughes

Hidden - Sent - 01/Apr/13

With a good snow platform and a couple of pads, up till it ends than reversed rather than try to climb through the cornice. Felt miles easier that I remember Archangel feeling - maybe because today it was so much safer!
jacobjlloyd - Sent β - 31/Mar/13 with Ross

To the break above a snow platform. Good conditions - felt pretty steady. Also downclimbed it.
quiffhanger - Sent O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Jake

J.Wells - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Mark Rankine

Hidden - TR O/S - 24/Mar/12

on a shunt, cudnt do the move in the midel but will solo when I am strong enofe
Andy Peak 1 - TR - 21/Feb/12

on a shunt, cudnt do the move in the midel but will solo when I am strong enofe
Andy Peak 1 - TR - 2012

ben_250 - TR dog - 20/Apr/11 with Tom

harvie - Solo β - 19/Mar/11 with "mad" max the guy from the guide

Sweet laybacking. Forgot to try left side (Archangel)...
Jonas Paulsson - TR β - 03/Mar/11

Aretes just a bit blunter than archangel so slightly harder. Just as classic!
Mike Goldthorp - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Steve Ramsden

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/Apr/10

Boy - 30/Jan/10 with Si Wilson, James McCaffie, Nige Kershaw

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/10

Hidden - Dec/09

tomthecoolperson - TR dog - 10/Sep/09 with Andrew

Hidden - TR dog - 10/Sep/09

chrisdavies - TR - 20/Jun/09 with P.TARGETT

Andrew Jennings - Sent O/S - Dec/08 with Mia Stacey, Scott Gibson, Bob Smith, Mike Adams

Hidden - 2nd dog - 03/May/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/07

quality layback sprinting. didn't feel much harder than archangel, easier in some ways since there are some holds and smears to urge you on.
Ram MkiV - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/07 with Steve Robinson

Hidden - TR dnf - 11/Aug/07

MYSSAK - Solo RP - 23/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jan/05

Hidden - TR - Feb/02

AB1965 - 2nd - 15/Apr/96

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