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Tower Face Indirect* VS 4c

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[Tom Elliot climbing, 2 kb]24m. Interesting with a good finale. Climb the easy chimney on the right then step out to the left and then make a short traverse (crux) to reach the base of the central flake-line. Romp up this in a superb position. © ROCKFAX
FA. John Allen 1976

Photo: Tom Elliot climbing © riddle
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 76 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/13

JenRoberts - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/13 with Lee

cameron_hall - 2nd rpt - 08/Sep/13 with Lee Hermon

leeoftroy - Lead rpt - Sep/13

leeoftroy - Lead O/S - Sep/13

JenRoberts - 2nd β - 19/May/13 with Lee

leeoftroy - Lead O/S - May/13

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/13 with Phil T

the power - 2nd rpt - 21/Feb/13 with Paul Hy

Hidden - 2013

the power - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/12 with rob

dr_botnik - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/12 with Phil Taylor

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 25/Mar/12 with James Linford

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Mar/12

owrehleeoh - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Simon Hosking, Peter Harris

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12

on a shunt
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 21/Feb/12

Hidden - 2012

davis.pete - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with OUMC

A really pleasant climb.
cameron_hall - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Jeff Ladish, Jena Meinecke

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 29/Sep/11

feilx - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/11

btc - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11 with floris b

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/11

Excellent way to enjoy the upper face of tower face at a lower grade, the chimney is much better than it looks and the traverse is good too. If it wasn't so superseded by tower face and on another crag it would probably get 3 stars, as it is it is probably worth 2 stars. Unfortunately given no stars in the 2007 guide book a real unsung gem.
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/11 with Becky E

Becky E - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Graeme Hammond

phil.cheeseman - 2nd - 25/Apr/11 with Jonny Cox

David Smith - 2011

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 2011

Steve13 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Craig Lukins

TonyF - 2010

RossG - 2010

Hidden - Dec/09

will randall - Lead O/S - Oct/09

Hidden - Solo - Sep/09

Hairy move from the chimney out onto the tower face but was rewarded at the end of the traverse by a glorious flake.
Irn Bruce - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Nikki Smith

Hidden - 2nd dog - 31/May/09

danfitz - Lead RP - Apr/09

wilchivs - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/08

Used to be a regular solo - it has got harder!
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 28/Sep/08 with Graham Parkes

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/08

Tim Bateman - Lead - 30/Aug/08 with Nick Beale

IanJackson - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/08

phil hay - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/08 with derek kenyon

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 18/May/08

Guy Wilson - Lead - 09/Apr/08 with Paulo

b.hayley - 2nd - Apr/08

Piers Harley - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Simon Clark

Climbed Tower Face previously with Tim Dorsett
Jim Vach - Solo β - 20/May/07

Piers Harley - Lead - 25/Apr/07 with Richard Matthews

Hidden - 2007

Duncan I - 2007

Nicos - Solo O/S - 30/Sep/06 with solo

peter myers - TR - Sep/06 with Matt Eyre

a pleasant enough way to reach the top half of the main route, but the main route (the HVS one) is definitely better.
Si dH - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/06 with Tom Lambert

rob wmc - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/06 with Pete & Steve

dan gibson - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/05

JohnHutch - TR - 05/Oct/05 with L

mel holmes - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/05 with Nancy Maitland

greg101 - 2nd - 09/Jul/05 with Matt O'Connor

maybe_si - Lead O/S - May/05

Climb Rox - Lead - 2005

thinair48 - 2nd dog - 2005 with LMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/03

Hidden - Solo - May/03

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - 2000

RichardMc - Lead - 10/May/86 with Beth Noakes

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/84

mikej - Lead - 01/May/71 with Stewart Grant

mikej - TR - 01/May/66 with Mike Byles

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
climb.jlr, markytaylor, Headjam

Voting
Total votes cast 19
hard HVS0 of 6
HVS0 of 6
easy HVS0 of 6
hard VS0 of 6
VS4 of 6
easy VS2 of 6
hard HS0 of 6
HS0 of 6
easy HS0 of 6
hard 5a0 of 6
5a0 of 6
easy 5a0 of 6
hard 4c0 of 6
4c0 of 6
easy 4c1 of 6
hard 4b5 of 6
4b0 of 6
easy 4b0 of 6
3 Stars2 of 7
2 Stars4 of 7
1 Star1 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 76 (7.9%)
Lead38 of 76 (50.0%)
Followed18 of 76 (23.7%)
Toproped3 of 76 (3.9%)
Unknown11 of 76 (14.5%)

'Climbed'34 of 76 (44.7%)
clean O/S31 of 76 (40.8%)
clean β2 of 76 (2.6%)
clean rpt6 of 76 (7.9%)
clean RP1 of 76 (1.3%)
dogged2 of 76 (2.6%)