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Cue** HVS 5b

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[Jim Green pulling through the crux of Cue, HVS., 2 kb]22m. Awkward but oddly appealing and popular too. Thrash up the slanting chimney-groove to reach a trough and possible stance. Hand traverse out left below the overhang until a steep pull (good gear) gains the thin finishing crack - hard work! © ROCKFAX
FA. Bob Brayshaw 1959

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Stanage Routes Graded List, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+.

Photo: Jim Green pulling through the crux of Cue, HVS. © jimzz
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 182 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

apw - 2nd - 11/Jun/14 with Chris Hindley

Aline - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/14 with Peak Climbing Club Sheffield

cem - 2nd - 27/Apr/14 with Kirill Spiridonov

Did the start on the 3rd attempt. Clean after that. Hard.
Kirill - Lead RP - 27/Apr/14 with Charles Moreton

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/14

Well cool hard as nails
the power - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14 with rob

proper tough
dr_botnik - 2nd - 10/Apr/14 with Phil Taylor

JasonK - 2nd - 01/Dec/13 with Neil Redgrave

Hidden - Lead - 23/Nov/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 23/Nov/13

Jim Slater - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/13 with Pete

apw - 2nd - 05/Oct/13 with Jim Slater

Hidden - 2nd β - 28/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/13

clams - Lead - Sep/13 with Raf

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/Aug/13

Maybe it was the time of day and the weather, but this route - full of midges, green as anything and less than positive on the move after the traverse - was one of my least favourite attempts to date.
Eagertom - Lead dnf - 12/Jul/13 with Dan Murray

Rafal Malczyk - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Ian Pegg, Rich Apthorp

Reedymc - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Tony Holdsworth

Bailed right.
tsl42 - Lead dnf - 16/Jun/13 with Gaz Hooson

Tony Holdsworth - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/13 with Tom Reed

AlanPedrick - 2013

Paul Hy - 2nd - 10/Oct/12 with Dom

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12

Really rather good. Butch moves into the groove, then a rest which is diffuclt to leave and super moves at the top.
Jimbo C - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/12 with Chris, Gethin

Gudge - 2nd O/S - Aug/12 with Andrew Deacon

Ace! Hand traverse looked unfeasible for the lanky but went OK once committed to. Great finger locks in the vertical crack breaks.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead - 20/May/12 with Mike Tempest

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/12

spragglerocks - 2nd O/S - 12/May/12 with James Hoyes, Rachel Batt

Someone overcammed his gear at the overlap so had to hang on rope to get it out :o(
Batt - 2nd dog - 12/May/12 with rachael spraggs, James Hoyes

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Rachael S, Rachel B

Traversed out, traversed back, spied the gear in the crack, traversed out, placed it, did it.
stuaart - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Louise Atkin, Chris Burn

louby - 2nd - 25/Mar/12 with Stuart Reeves, Chris Burn

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Mar/12

nickdonohue - Lead - Mar/12 with Emma Grant

Bit of toing and froing but got there in the end with a bit of panic. Pumpy.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 26/Feb/12 with Jon Proudfoot

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Feb/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2nd dog - 16/Oct/11

ggflett - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Carl Norman

Start was a bit of a thrash. Nice thuggy climbing above.
Alex Winter - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/11 with Doug

SteWatkins - 03/Sep/11

max_chan - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/11 with Pete Wimbush

Fell off a couple of times on the first move, but did it clean after that.
jonleighton - 2nd dog - 21/Aug/11

good route, fun throughout
al123 - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/11 with alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11

ellmang - 2nd - 14/Aug/11

entertaining stuff.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11 with allyrocke, Liam Ingram

Top wall is hard!
Liam Ingram - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Jamie Sparkes, Ally Rocke

allyrocke - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Jamie Sparkes, Liam Ingram

RichardMc - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Dave Whiteley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11

Good climbing
LakesWinter - Lead β - 08/May/11 with Mark R

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 08/May/11

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Christian Turford

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with Sam.EB

johnnorley - Lead dnf - 01/May/11 with Gareth James

really good fun
chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with steve tree

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/11

chris_B - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Lou Atkin

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/11

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Steven Andrews - 2nd - 14/Nov/10 with Richard Lines

bigdrew - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/10 with Garry, Chris F

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 03/Aug/10

Alex@home - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Mel Holmes

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with Wee man

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 25/Jul/10 with Mark Williams

slacky - 2nd rpt - 01/Jul/10 with Ben

start felt like the hardest bit but only because it felt like a alkward vdiff, rest seemed quite straight forward and much easier than it looked from the ground
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Jim

Pumped on crux, dropped on to gear.
Jim Slater - 2nd dog - 29/Jun/10 with Graeme

Hidden - 2nd dog - 18/Apr/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

TonyF - 2010

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 2010

Hidden - Dec/09

Brown - Solo O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Solo

Shaw Brown - Lead - 17/Oct/09 with Simon White

mark s - Solo - 10/Oct/09 with andi t gus

Bobby Gilbert - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/09 with Roger Larkam

joehanks61 - Lead O/S - Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Feb/09

liamoloughlin - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Oct/08

fell off, hit ledge. Oops!
danm - Lead - 13/Sep/08 with Sion

Anna Horrox - 2nd - 17/Aug/08 with Clive Greenwood

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Anna

quite hard
Shauna - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/08 with Rayash

interesting route,big cam useful
rayash - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08 with greg

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/08 with SteveM and TobyJ

SteveM - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Kat & Tobs

chrisbussell - Lead - 24/Jun/08 with Debbie Porter

slacky - Lead O/S - 21/May/08

galpinos - 2nd - 03/May/08 with Mark

couldn't get off the hand traverse...
kendogcatchy - Lead dnf - 16/Feb/08 with Raquel

jamesturnbull - Lead - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 01/Dec/07

Nicos - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/07 with rich mansfield

MeMeMe - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Nick

Al Franks - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07 with Eddie

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07 with Eddie hung

Hidden - 2nd dog - 07/Oct/07

Dave Lacey - Lead dog - 22/Sep/07 with Daniel Justice

A bit of a thrutch lower down; nice exposed moves at top.
Siderunner - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Jill

jonka - Lead - Sep/07

Piers Harley - Lead β - 27/Aug/07 with Simon Clark

Very ungraceful thrutch leads to an easier top half. Good value.
Chad123 - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/07 with Jo

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Richard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/07

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/07

Jamie Light - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Cliff Shasby

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/07

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

Pete Horn - 2nd β - 2007 with Graham

Duncan I - 2007

joese7en - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 14/Oct/06

Got to end of hand traverse + didn't find the foothold. Start tricky!
epic ed - Lead dnf - 30/Sep/06 with Adam W

climbingrick - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/06

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/06 with John Nightingale

ChrisJD - Lead - 23/Jul/06 with rc

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jul/06

Not as desperate as it looks and quite a nice traverse to follow.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Gareth

Shad - Lead - Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/06

Different Steve - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/06 with Martin Hore

dan gibson - Lead rpt - 31/Mar/06 with martina

dan gibson - 2006

Theeni - Lead - 15/May/05 with Will Perry

al99 - 2nd O/S - Oct/04 with Andrew Bitmead

Stig - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/04 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 06/Jun/04 with Dave Pemberton

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/04

datoon - Lead dog - 03/Sep/03 with C

Carl Smethurst - TR - 27/Jul/03

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/03

Different Steve - 2nd O/S - Jul/02 with Rupert Holbrook

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/02

Hidden - 2002

Pete Nugent - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/01 with Simon Trathen

Ropeboy - Solo - 27/May/01

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 16/Feb/01 with Muir Morton

Paul Boardman - 20/Oct/00

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/00 with Matt Hirst

Hidden - Lead - 09/Aug/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/00

Billg - Lead - 07/May/00

Boy - 2000

ellie macpherson - 2nd - Sep/99 with matt smith, Ian Holmes

BlueJohn - 2nd - 13/Jun/99 with Dieago

sadams - Lead - 10/Jun/99 with Hugh Cottom

Paul-Michael - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/98 with David Jupp

Billg - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/98 with Duncan Poole

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/98 with Nicky

Roget - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/97 with jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/96

Hidden - Lead - 21/Oct/95

Trobbo - 2nd - 03/Sep/95 with john blower

Rich Kirby - 2nd - Mar/95

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Hidden - TR dog - 31/Jul/94

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/93

WB - Lead O/S - 1992

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/91

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jun/90

Hidden - Lead - 1990

stp - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/89

John Marsland - 2nd - 27/Mar/89 with Neil Bulloch

surfbish - Lead O/S - Apr/88

Hidden - 1988

done in shoes as I`d forgotten my EB`s!
mike bridges - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/86 with Neil Gregory

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1985

Nic Robinson - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/80

rob.grafton - 2nd - 0000 with Bruce

rob.grafton - 2nd - 0000 with Bruce

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hard E10 of 32
E10 of 32
easy E10 of 32
hard HVS13 of 32
HVS17 of 32
easy HVS1 of 32
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VS0 of 32
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hard 5c0 of 32
5c0 of 32
easy 5c0 of 32
hard 5b2 of 32
5b19 of 32
easy 5b3 of 32
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 182 (3.3%)
Lead89 of 182 (48.9%)
Followed67 of 182 (36.8%)
Toproped2 of 182 (1.1%)
Alt Leads3 of 182 (1.6%)
Unknown15 of 182 (8.2%)

'Climbed'79 of 182 (43.4%)
clean O/S73 of 182 (40.1%)
clean β4 of 182 (2.2%)
clean rpt8 of 182 (4.4%)
clean RP2 of 182 (1.1%)
dogged10 of 182 (5.5%)
dnf6 of 182 (3.3%)