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Curving Buttress** E2 5b

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Curving Buttress - The Direct Finish >>
[In the footsteps of JWP!, 2 kb]14m. From the left-hand end of a ledge climb the blunt rib (micro wires to the left) and make hard moves up and right to a ledge in the middle of the wall. Continue over a bulge. The Direct Start is a reachy E1 6a. © ROCKFAX
Continuing straight up the rib is harder and bolder (E3?)
FA. Eric Byne 1930s 1935

Ticklists: Stanage Routes Graded List, Big Rons 100 extremes in a day.

Photo: In the footsteps of JWP! © Robin Stewart
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 114 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Sidekick - Solo O/S - 10/Nov/13

Wayne S - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13 with Cliff

Hidden - 2013

willsm11 - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/12

nai - 2nd β - 23/Jul/12

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 20/May/12

ellis - Sent O/S - 11/May/12

john lynch - Solo - 24/Apr/12 with Lewis Stewart

Hidden - 2012

cobweb - Lead - 11/Jun/11 with martyn hopson

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11 with George Taylor

David Smith - 2011

went back recently and i think the starting gear flake is damaged. mid e2 on solo
masonwoods101 - Lead O/S - 2011

jfane - Solo O/S - 2011

Tez29 - Solo O/S - 28/May/10 with Tom, Ivan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/10

RossG - 2010

Hidden - Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09

mikeyjbs - Lead O/S - Sep/09 with john swan, adam spong, tony bowles, farrow, lachie, davina budd

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/09

Brown - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/09 with Solo

charley - TR O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Katherine, Geoff, Kev

Tithe Technique - 2nd - 14/Jun/09 with Charley, Katherine, Geoff

Chris Craggs - TR β - 10/May/09

Dan 85 - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/09 with Rich

Tim W - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Neil Mackie

metal arms - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

ChalkBall - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/09 with Luke Brooks

Hidden - Solo β - 02/Mar/09

john lynch - Solo - 02/Mar/09 with rich armour

koopa - 2009

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/08

A little scary
lowersharpnose - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/08 with PeakDJ

Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Jul/08

Franco Cookson OLD - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/08

Joe Dove - 2nd - 13/Jul/08

Mantelshelf finish was pretty hard - looks like a small nodule broke off recently which might have made it easier in the past?
Misha - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

Matthallinan - Lead - 24/Jun/08 with tom haigh

TomHaigh - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Matt Halinan

feilx - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/08

tom.e - Solo O/S - 24/May/08 with Andy Wigley

Ian Parnell - Lead O/S - 12/May/08 with Jon Winter

daveagriff - TR - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

After only sleeping for about an hour after a night shift. We decided it was too cold to do The Unconquerables so did a harder solo instead!
Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - 2008 with Nick Rabb

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07

Very impressive lead by Adam. I had to crimp like a demon on a couple of crystals.
Nick Smith - UKC - 2nd rpt - 21/May/07 with Adam Carless

the flake won't hold gear, and the moves using it felt rather worrying. Possibly not a good route for a hot day.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 21/May/07 with Nick Smith - UKC

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

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

Nicos - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/07 with dan woolnough

Bad wires
irish paul - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07 with Ed + Andy F

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Sep/06

Ben1983 - Solo β - 30/Sep/06

david morse - Solo - 30/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - Sep/06

nathanmanc - Solo β - Mar/06

Boy - 2006

bronsonite - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/05 with Alex Cannon

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/05 with Karl Walton

shark - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/05

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/05 with steve burdett

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 2005 with Mike Grant

Coel Hellier - Lead - 2005

Monk - Solo O/S - Jun/04

Daniel Armitage - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2004

cem - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/03 with Liam Mark

Chris the Tall - Lead rpt - May/02 with Bill G

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - TR - 22/May/01

Hidden - Solo - May/01

Nick Smith - UKC - TR - Aug/00

Hidden - TR - 19/Jul/00

Ropeboy - Lead - 24/Apr/00

Hidden - Lead - 2000

tlr - Solo - 2000

Tried to lead it, but wimped out. Also did the left arete variant
Chris the Tall - TR - Jul/99

Hidden - Solo - 27/Apr/97

NeilGriffiths - Lead - 19/Apr/97

NeilGriffiths - 19/Apr/97 with Kerry

craig h - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/95

Hidden - Solo - 23/Sep/95

Trobbo - TR - 03/Sep/95 with john blower

mikedelderfield - Solo O/S - 01/May/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/93

Hidden - TR O/S - 16/Oct/93

Also did the direct start.
Mark Kemball - Solo - 19/Apr/92

WB - Lead O/S - 1992

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 07/Dec/91 with Dad

Roget - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/91

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jul/91

rob.grafton - Solo - 14/Oct/90 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead - 28/Apr/90

Hidden - Solo - 11/Oct/89

stp - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/89

Soloed up, fiddled in the runners 7 or 8 if I remember correctly (the were all very poor). Asked a bypasser to hold my ropes and lead my first E2.
Gambit - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/88 with Alone

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/88

sadams - Solo - Sep/87 with Guy Townsend

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 12/Jul/87 with Martin Veale

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/86

GordonHart - Solo O/S - 1985

andy gittins - 1982

Mark Kemball - Solo - 24/May/80

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

Hidden - TR - 16/Oct/76

rob.grafton - 2nd - 0000 with Bruce

rob.grafton - 2nd - 0000 with Bruce

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Voting
Total votes cast 46
hard E30 of 14
E30 of 14
easy E30 of 14
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E27 of 14
easy E23 of 14
hard E14 of 14
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5c0 of 16
easy 5c0 of 16
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Style of ascent

Soloed44 of 114 (38.6%)
Lead34 of 114 (29.8%)
Followed13 of 114 (11.4%)
Toproped10 of 114 (8.8%)
Bouldered1 of 114 (0.9%)
Unknown12 of 114 (10.5%)

'Climbed'48 of 114 (42.1%)
clean O/S58 of 114 (50.9%)
clean β5 of 114 (4.4%)
clean rpt2 of 114 (1.8%)
dnf1 of 114 (0.9%)