Pedlar's Arete* HVS 5b
[Moving right above and away from the gear but into easier ground., 3 kb]10m. Climb the blunt arete using flakes (good small wires) to a tricky stretch right to finish up Pedlar's Slab. © ROCKFAX
FA. Don Morrison et al early 1960s 1962

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500.

Photo: Moving right above and away from the gear but into easier ground. © Shaun walby
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This climb is in 315 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Lovely slab route, great end to a perfect weekend.
wazzalad20 - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with anna henshaw

JasonK - Lead - 27/Sep/14

Alex Hallam - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/14 with Rosie Hoare

Hidden - Solo dnf - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Aug/14

lead on preplaced gear. gorgeous climb, especially the ending, could climb it all day!
Angus Taylor - Lead β - 17/Jul/14 with mark duncan

pretty easy for HVS, one tricky gear rest, but good gear.
Mark Duncan - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Angus new, Tommy Frakenburg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14

helin - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with peter

phil64 - Solo - 19/May/14

mark4344 - 2nd - 16/May/14 with Matt Payne

gazfellows - Lead - 04/May/14 with Nic

Colin Scotchford - Lead - 03/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14

tprebs - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/14 with Conor Cadden

cjcuni - Lead O/S - Apr/14 with Thomas Prebble

john lead
cragtyke - 2nd - 30/Mar/14 with Mark B, john g

Toby Dunn - Solo rpt - 30/Mar/14

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/14

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Jim Slater

orite spose
the power - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/14 with Andy

Jim Slater - Solo rpt - 02/Feb/14

admackie - 02/Jan/14 with chris palmer

Alfie Conn - 2014

adie84 - 2014

Dan Arkle - 2014

marconi - 2nd - 30/Nov/13

Palmer - Lead - 30/Nov/13 with mark doyle

Gudge - Solo rpt - 31/Oct/13

Gudge - Solo rpt - 31/Oct/13

Gudge - Solo rpt - 31/Oct/13

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 29/Sep/13

Another fine lead by Nik
JohnHutch - 2nd - 29/Sep/13 with Nik H

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Sep/13

tsjx - 2nd - 08/Sep/13 with John Mc

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/13 with Jamie

Probably only 5a. Main runner slot broken.
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with Graham Parkes

Matt Cooke - 2nd β - 14/Aug/13 with Rosh

Fragmod - 2nd - 06/Aug/13

tsl42 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Gaz Hooson

joese7en - 26/Jul/13

Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead - 26/Jun/13 with Mike Tempest

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/13

joemallia - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/13 with Mark Sinclair

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Graham Dolman

Gudge - 2nd O/S - 02/May/13 with John Nuttall

John Nuttall - Lead - 02/May/13 with Chris

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Apr/13

RichyBOYY - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with Sean Harvey, Joe Elliott, Rob Caesar

chinkus303 - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 06/Apr/13

greengrasss - Lead - Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 02/Mar/13

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Mar/13

Coel Hellier - Lead - 17/Feb/13

AlanPedrick - 2013

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 20/Oct/12

Guy Wilson - 04/Oct/12 with Gavin Moy

bold 5a. not a great route, poor line.
Milne - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/12 with Dave

Lovely little route for those of us who enjoy Grit ;-)
Whealiebob - 2nd rpt - 19/Sep/12 with Sam Jenkins, Terry

mark20 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/12

max_chan - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Steve Carty

AlexxelA - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Paul Deane

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12

fatbuoybazza - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12 with deborah

Archbishop - 2nd - 15/Jul/12 with Dan Shacklock

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 16/May/12

popebenedictus - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/12 with Adrian Scott

adrianscott - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/12 with Ben Harding

maddy.c - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jan/12

Hidden - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

RiverRoam - 2nd β - 06/Nov/11 with Martin Wing

Mowglee - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Ali

allyrocke - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Clement Hutin

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Fergus Cuthill

Hidden - Solo - 29/Sep/11

lozowen - Solo - 09/Sep/11

jonleighton - Lead dog - 21/Aug/11

tmawer - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Jaime Robertson

joemallia - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Tim Rolfe

Andy Fielding - Lead - 31/Jul/11 with Karen Hallem

Felt pretty easy. I suppose bold, but not 5b for me.
jack89 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Brian

Brillant climb. Loved it...
charley - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Ange, Geoff, Kev

Charley's lead...real nice climb
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Charley Fell, Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Geoff Burrows, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

DavidR - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Holly Adamthwaite

JEP - 2nd - 07/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead β - 06/Jun/11

Andrew Lodge - 2nd - 06/Jun/11 with Steve

more like a bold 5a. fun
al123 - Solo O/S - 29/May/11

Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Tanya Savage

Very delicate and not a lot of pro, quality climbing
Tanya Savage - 2nd - 21/May/11 with Neil Pacey

Joe Grondowski - Solo - 20/May/11 with Tom Churchman, Richard Armour, John Lynch

john lynch - Solo O/S - 19/May/11 with Tom, joe grondowski, rich armour

lovely climbing.
w.pettet-smith - Solo - 20/Apr/11

Neil R - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with shaun walby

shaun walby - 2nd β - 19/Mar/11 with Neil R

On Tom's gear. Reachy (for me) move and then a worrying run out. Really enjoyed this!
BeccaSnowden - Lead β - 12/Feb/11 with Tom

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/11 with Becca

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Hidden - Solo rpt - 11/Dec/10

Gustav - Solo rpt - 11/Dec/10 with Owen, Matt G

Hidden - Dec/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10

Really delicate and nice. Quite scary though.
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/10 with Alex Holt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10

Will Hunt - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Ryan Varnam, Jamie Sparkes, Will (LUUMC Fresher)

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Will Hunt, Ryan, LUUMC lot

HamishD - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with chris burn

geddicakes - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Ben Burns

Also seconded Chris earlier
Stig - Solo rpt - 30/Aug/10

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with James

tompilgrem - Lead β - 22/Aug/10 with Dad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 08/Aug/10 with Mike Tempest

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/10

Cake - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Angus

Felt alright on tr, poss one to lead sometime
tompilgrem - TR O/S - 04/Aug/10 with Dad

bobpilgrem - TR - 04/Aug/10 with Bob/Tom

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 03/Aug/10

Danny Crump - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/10 with Michael Hyde

hailtryfan - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Danny

Alistair Corbett - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

AndyFrank - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Mike Burton

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/May/10

edd rab - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with Ben Harding

popebenedictus - 2nd O/S - 20/May/10 with Edd Rab

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10

Duck Egg - Lead β - 09/May/10 with Bart Shaw

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Angus

Hidden - Solo - 21/Apr/10

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 21/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Apr/10

Quite a scary climb
gidmord - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Ben Harper

Ben Harper - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Gideon Mordecai

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 21/Mar/10

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 21/Mar/10

crimp2climb - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

RossG - 2010

metal arms - Solo O/S - 10/Oct/09

almost forgot to go right above the crux. nice, not the delicate arete i expected, in the end the holds turned out to be too big for that and the gear good :)
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Pete aka Dad

Mike W - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/09

Hidden - 15/Aug/09

ellie macpherson - 2nd - 25/Jul/09 with mike henesey

sketchy moves with good gear that is soon far away
Pilch - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/09 with Graham ,Ed and Jon

Ketu - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Charles M

cem - 2nd rpt - 05/Jul/09 with Rob Truckle

ellie macpherson - Lead - 24/Jun/09 with Brett Amm

RichardMc - Lead - 24/May/09 with Tony Williams

jameshall - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09 with Martin

Easy but spent ages phaffing with crap gear, why bother. Dissatisfying climb.
mikehenesy - Lead O/S - May/09 with Ellie

Hidden - 26/Apr/09

snakebite - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Sam Doyle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09

jon bradley - 2nd rpt - 05/Apr/09 with Huw Howells

Brown - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/09 with Solo

JCB42 - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Alice Manwaring

good start with good moves but a bit of let down joining up with slab route
GuyVG - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/09 with Steve, Al and Lee

Nice micro-route
Alex Mason - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/09 with Ste, Lee and G

Ram MkiV - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/09 with lee, al, guy

koopa - 2009

BRUCESTRAC - 2009

Sal37 - Lead O/S - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

Lex Wilkinson - Solo - 29/Dec/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/08

nathanmanc - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/08

JohnHutch - 2nd - 09/Oct/08 with MG

swoosh - Lead - 28/Sep/08 with Jamie Armatage

Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/08 with Chris

petemeads - Solo - 23/Aug/08

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Matt and Liam

Stig - 2nd rpt - 29/Jul/08 with Charlie and Simon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08

Wilbur - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/08

Mike W - Lead O/S - Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 31/May/08

Matthallinan - Lead - 23/May/08 with Jon Winter

Joe Dove - Lead - 05/May/08 with kev

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/08

galpinos - 2nd rpt - 26/Apr/08 with Mark

Hidden - Solo - 22/Apr/08

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/08

Matt Fry - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Sam Dixon

lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/08

Jim Walton - 2008

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2008

stuc - 2008

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07

Hidden - Solo - 06/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo - 06/Oct/07

OffshoreAndy - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/07 with NCC Kelvin

Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/07 with Ralph

Hidden - TR - 03/Aug/07

bullwinkle - 2nd rpt - 02/Jun/07 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/07

adam carless - 2nd O/S - 30/May/07 with Nick Smith - UKC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/07

dan gibson - Solo - 24/Apr/07 with AJ

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 11/Apr/07

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Wayne S - 2nd - 2007 with Jon Croxford

matthewss - 2nd dog - 26/Nov/06 with Miles

Jim Vach - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/06 with Oli Lyon

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 21/Sep/06

alj - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/06 with leon skeldon

leon - Lead rpt - Jul/06 with Amanda Skeldon

Lizard - Lead β - Jul/06 with Manda James

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/06 with Chris Jennions

colin milton - 2nd - 27/Jun/06 with pep

shark - Solo - 29/Apr/06 with Chris Williams

nathanmanc - Solo O/S - Mar/06

dan gibson - 2006

Tobias at Home - 2006

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Oct/05

Stig - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/05 with Jonathan Teale

HVS
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 06/Oct/05 with Colin Binks

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Hidden - Lead - 17/Sep/05

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 14/Sep/05

ellie macpherson - Lead - Jun/05 with Steve Taylor, Neil Macpherson, Ian Holmes

Laramadness - Solo - 28/May/05

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Mar/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Hidden - 2005

reg_measures - Solo O/S - 10/Oct/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2004

Hidden - Lead - 2004

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

Phil West - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/03

slacky - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/03 with John Thompson

slacky - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/03 with John Thompson

Hidden - Solo rpt - 31/May/03

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 15/Feb/03 with J. Ellson

Monk - 2003

Hidden - Solo - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/02

Pete Nugent - Lead - 21/Apr/02 with Simon Trathen, Rob Hodgkinson

Mark Riley - Solo O/S - May/00

Ropeboy - Solo - 16/Apr/00

tlr - Solo - 2000

Hidden - 2000

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2000

Boy - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/99

Simon Pearce - 1999

Phil West - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/98 with David Atherton

MONKEY78 - Lead - May/98 with Tim Stallard

r0b - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/98

Jon Read - Lead O/S - 1997

cragspud - Lead O/S - Jun/96

Scott McRae - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/96

Hidden - 1996

rurp - 1996

ChrisJD - Solo - 04/Nov/95

Hidden - Solo - 21/May/95

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/95

Hidden - Lead - 26/Mar/95

Hidden - 26/Mar/95

Hidden - Solo - 1995

Hidden - Solo - 02/May/94

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/93

Iain Thow - 2nd - 01/Aug/93 with Bill Wright

whispering nic - 1992

steve taylor - Solo - Jul/91 with jon jones

Roget - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/91

Hidden - Solo - 27/May/91

NickJH - Solo rpt - Apr/91 with RParry

Mal Grey - Lead O/S - 1991

NeilGriffiths - Solo - 18/Aug/90

NickJH - Solo - Jul/90 with D Townsend

steve prior - Lead - Jun/90 with Rob W

Hidden - Solo - 24/Apr/90

John Marsland - Solo - 20/Jun/89

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Oct/88

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 02/May/88

Andy Say - Solo - 29/Apr/88

Hidden - Solo - 02/Apr/88

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 21/Sep/87 with Martin Veale

Tom V - Solo - 24/Jun/87

GordonHart - Solo O/S - 1986

Hidden - Solo - 02/Jul/85

John Marsland - Solo - 08/Jun/85

Hidden - 2nd - 1985

Hidden - Solo - 02/May/84

stp - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/83

Hammy - Solo - 14/Mar/81 with Fai Kwong

Hidden - Solo - 14/Sep/80

paul__in_sheffield - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/79

andy gittins - 1979

Mark Kemball - Solo - 07/May/78

mikej - Solo dnf - 01/May/66 with Mike Byles

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hard 5c0 of 66
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