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[Bruno getting out of the initial chimney on Wuthering, E2 5b., 2 kb]20m. A devious but classic solution to this fine buttress. Climb the chimney (a high sling runner is naughty but normal) until it is possible to bridge along a low line of pockets and bounce onto the left-hand arete. Traverse left and up to a slot in the centre of the face, which takes a selection of small gear. When sorted, trend left to a shallow groove just short of the arete. © ROCKFAX
FA. Ed Drummond 1973

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Photo: Bruno getting out of the initial chimney on Wuthering, E2 5b. © Simon Richardson
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kenneM - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Ondrea, Alex Banks

Super good!
Albachoss - Lead β - 16/Aug/14 with Jake Young

ashtond6 - 2nd rpt - 13/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/14

climb the peak - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

robman - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/14

found unclipping all the nice runners in the chimney, downclimbing, getting into the gymnastic bridge position and making the move across all a bit alarming, faced with what my imagination was turning into an El Capitan sized pendulum. I like the idea of 'bouncing' across the gap into the pocket a la the guide but once there nothing felt very bouncy. So I found a little edge round the arete and pulled across, usign the pocket to stop a barndoor. The mood changed once on the gorgeous slab, I could see the belayer and the sun was just going down on the summer solstice. A great way to end the day.
manwithacam - 2nd - 21/Jun/14 with Joris

Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Dan Metcalfe

Wanted to do this for ages and the move accross seems impossible until you do it. Brilliant route.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Mat Coburn, Jon Didymus

Jon Didymus - 2nd dnf - 14/Jun/14 with Rich

Jay.Carr - Lead - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Jun/14

shouter - Lead - 01/Jun/14

Sling on chock
Cake - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Matt

Jenny Clarke - 2nd - 26/May/14 with Chriswallis2

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Jenny

Good work by JB. Odd route.
BigTone - 2nd O/S - 19/May/14

What a crazy route! This one will live on in memory for a while, the closest I can think of is Elegy - a completely improbable move that somehow works! Bridged out facing in, cursed my lack of flexibility and forgetting to do some stretching beforehand (felt like my hip was being wrenched out), grabbed hold of the pocket, got a bit more stretched out and finally decided to end the agony come what may by transferring the right foot onto the left wall. Ended up in perfect balance! Getting the left foot as far back as possible seemed to be the key. An easy traverse leftwards (the gear in the chimney was at chest/shoulder height at this point, which seemed fair enough - looking at some of the photos, some people place it much higher!) was followed by a juicy move to a good hold and gear, then a couple more tricky moves up the groove above the gear and an easier finish to the top with plenty of cams in the breaks (taken by Withering Heights). Turns out there is another(usual?) finish going up and left from the gear but the line I took made sense and was probably about the same difficulty. Johnny Dawes looked on from the ground, probably thinking of ways of hopping up it hands free.
Misha - Lead O/S - 14/May/14 with Eszter

Ho ho. High runner and a sort of manic leap, followed by peerless quality slab gritstone chess!
rurp - Lead O/S - 06/May/14 with bill farmer

Fantastic, loved every minute. Gear is wires, and a half friend, and 00. Oh and the sling of course.
David_Gledson - Lead O/S - 06/May/14 with Alan

Did the crux move on to the face and then bottled the long run out up the slab! Very committing ...
gazfellows - 04/May/14 with Nic

WillDoyle - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14

pipof747 - Lead O/S - 02/May/14

bit of a let down
phil64 - Lead - May/14 with rachie

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Andrew Barker

ChrisBrooke - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/14 with John Inkpen

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Euan McKendrick

Frank the Husky - 2014

Bob - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

robgixer - 2014

really way way better than I expected, fully classic route with a crazy move and beautiful slab
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/13

admackie - Lead - 23/Nov/13 with paul renwick

sopaz - 2nd - 23/Nov/13 with Mackie

the power - 2nd dog - 24/Oct/13 with Andy

No problem today , just up down across and up:-)
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 24/Oct/13

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/13 with will goldsmith

Great route.Really enjoyed. Traversed too high across the face which ensured I had little for my hands on the main face. Felt bolder than 'Brown's Eliminate'.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Max Pendleton

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/13 with Debbie

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/13 with Debbie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13

Andrew Wilson - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with jon stewart

Couldn't get my legs wide enough! Just keeping the crux "unknown" for the on-sight ;-)
SteveM - 2nd dog - 07/Sep/13 with Rachael

spragglerocks - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/13 with Steve M

absolutely awesome route. Really weird move onto the arete which felt like it dislocated my hips, but awesome
hlegge - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Gareth Hooson, Dan Gyi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/13 with Chris James

Awesome! Found bridge on to slab bit daunting but once went for it was ok.
Gudge - Lead β - 20/Aug/13 with Jon Stewart

yarrow - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Meg, Jake Lodge

thetradlad - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Harry Yarrow

Class. Great move on to arete. Steady on face up to gear which is bomber. One more tricky move above gear and all over.
Fragmod - Lead - 06/Aug/13

tsl42 - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Gaz Hooson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/13

frank ramsay - 2nd - 27/Jul/13 with Dave Turnbull

Sam Simpson - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/13 with Tom Doldon

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/13

Pippa - 2nd - 26/May/13 with Jamie Thornley

mountain_jay - Lead - 26/May/13 with Pippa Froggatt

john lynch - 2nd O/S - 22/May/13 with pete, ed luke

Lovely, fun!
ben1987 - 2nd β - 19/May/13 with Adam Coles

Found the crux moves weird and hard. After dislocating my hips bridging out, I had to almost fall onto the pocket. Then the moves up to the gear slot felt spicy!
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Indy

georgedunton - Lead O/S - 17/May/13 with Ian J F Sutcliffe

ianjfsutcliffe - 2nd O/S - 17/May/13 with George

Ed Booth - Lead rpt - 01/May/13 with Anna Pugh

Dean177 - 2nd - 27/Apr/13 with Alan Dibben

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Dean Merchant

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Joanna

Mowglee - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Will Hunt

Fantastic. Bags of character.
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Gareth Uglow

adie84 - 2013

saffy - Lead O/S - 2013

Michael Allday - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12

Wayne S - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Dom

soph - Lead - 19/Oct/12 with Rocio

bwestwood - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12 with pete sargeant

pie_eater_pete - 2nd rpt - 23/Sep/12 with bwestwood

Great route, committing move out of the bridge (although I didn't get fully spanned out, both hands in pocket and lowering down so it worked better did the trick). Bold but easy across the face to good & much needed gear. Climbed between showers, and finished up the arete above.
slacky - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/12 with Del

Really pleased to do this. Probably soft for E2 but found the step across really awkward. Steady to the top.
Ewano - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

jwpil - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/12 with Jon

Matt Cooke - 2nd β - 18/Aug/12 with Tom Jagger

Brown - Lead - 30/Jul/12 with James T

helenstuart - 2nd β - 28/Jul/12 with Mike

Used the high sling runner but think I went too high across the bridge missing the crux. Still found the traverse spicy with the runout. Definitely E2 given the consequences of a fall!
climbinmunkey - Lead β - 28/Jul/12 with Helen

Took a small slump just before the small gear placements because got feet mixed up, which was annoying. Fantastic route though, loved the variety of climbing. Would have been terrified on lead.
shed_hed - 2nd dog - 21/Jul/12 with Alun Freem

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

Fell off the step onto the arete first try. Not enough commitment! Lowered down and did it properly.
Nick Russell - Lead RP - 20/May/12 with Noel

esther - 2nd - May/12

maddy.c - 31/Mar/12

tom.e - Lead rpt - 31/Mar/12 with Alan

Hidden - Lead - 18/Mar/12

Fragmod - 2nd - 11/Mar/12

Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Gareth Hoosen, Lizzie Wilkins

Scary!
sparkass - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12 with Rob Lovatt

fp219 - Lead - 29/Feb/12

Been wanting to do this for ages and topped out with Andy Kirkpatrick watching me!
Jay C - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12 with Steve H

stevetheleg - 2nd - 19/Feb/12 with Jay Conlon

Hidden - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

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

Drew M - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

climbed up the arett placed high side runer down climbed across then up! what a palaver:-(
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 01/Nov/11

Didn't fancy the move to the arete using the holds above the roof (too stenuuous, too high?!)
Pete Nugent - 2nd dnf - 01/Nov/11 with Andy Peak 1

Its been on my list for ages, and its not as hard as it looks (if you do a but of yoga)
roberto18 - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Dad (Mike Bridges)

31 years since doing this and the stretch across wasn't any easier! I was glad Rob had protected it for me with a high runner, as I sort of fell across the gap grabbing the pocket with both hands, amazingly I did it clean and didn't weight the rope! Rob led in fine style as usual.
mike bridges - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Robert Bridges

Olli-C - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Rachel Slater

was too scared to second the bridging section but did all the slab moves
Rachel Slater - 2nd - 22/Oct/11 with Olli Crudge

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

Ben Harper - Lead β - 15/Oct/11 with Gideon Mordecai

gidmord - 2nd dog - 15/Oct/11 with Ben Harper

barni - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Ami

Tamati - 2nd - 09/Sep/11

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 09/Sep/11 with Will Ward

Caspar - 2nd - 24/Aug/11 with Ross Davidson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/11

akhughes - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11

Unique and nice! Hard for those with short limbs! It being hot, the upper slab was a bit greasy. After Jo backing off, a passer-by, Claire, seconded.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Jo B

First E2.
Nick1812P - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Jamie

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/11 with allyrocke, Liam Ingram

Probably the closest I will get to experiencing childbirth.
allyrocke - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/11 with Jamie Sparkes

wi11 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Duncan, Nat

natalietanzer - 2nd β - 10/Jul/11 with will, marcus, nacnud

Fran S8 - 2nd - 05/Jul/11

JRae - Lead - 29/Jun/11 with M Rankie

BeccaSnowden - 2nd - 29/Jun/11 with Tom

Good route, bold as hell but none too hard. Done properly this time (realise now I moved over left too high, so climbed none of this route)!
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/11 with Becca

got my juices flowing. a bit scary. without thread runner ( i couldn't find it where i expected it to be, i checked the pics on here and thought-'oh, i see.') proper enjoyed it, first climb in a while that left me buzzing the next day.
w.pettet-smith - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/11 with claire jane carter

Ollie B - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11 with N. Weston

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 05/Jun/11 with Andy Houseman

morganator - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11 with Nick Wallis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/11

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 04/May/11 with Mike Tempest

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/11

pabbage - Lead O/S - 03/May/11

Andy Peak 1 - 2nd - 03/May/11 with pabage

straightforward
Mark Warnett - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with Chris ULMC

Chris Redding - 2nd dnf - 18/Apr/11 with Dominic Sellers

With the chock-stone threaded, so definatey not E2. Brilliant climbing all the way tho, even the initial scramble up and down the chimney is fun :)
lrandall - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with Jonny

Kyuzo - 02/Apr/11 with Joe Prinold

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 20/Mar/11

markalmack - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with andy graham, simon bulmer

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/11

Tony Holdsworth - Lead β - 18/Mar/11 with Jim Croft

nadeem - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11 with DLE

Hidden - 2nd dog - 13/Mar/11

galpinos - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Ben T

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead - 2011

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

markpollak - Lead O/S - 2011 with munir

Hidden - Dec/10

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/10 with Josh W

lead with the cheeky high sling runner, reduces the fear factor of the bridge but virtually useless very soon after. Cold conditions and fingers, didn't take socks out of boots - mistake! slopey pockets lead across the slab to a half rest and a few mediocre cams then another few precarious moves to the top out. managed to keep it together nicely. Fantastic climb, will remember that one for a while. the phrase "heart in mouth.."
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10 with Alex Randall

Ahab - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10

Got confused about where to go and after the bridge over went up and couldn't reverse it...will need to come back to do it properly!
thomasadixon - Lead - 31/Oct/10 with Becca

Went up the arete after the bridging section... So Wuthering crux then the HS up the arete? Was a bit green..
BeccaSnowden - 2nd - 31/Oct/10 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Rob Laird - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/10 with B Sosin

mr random - 2nd - 19/Oct/10 with Rob Laird-

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Oct/10

joese7en - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/10

Flash29 - 2nd - 16/Oct/10 with Irish

d_meacher - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Paul Black

irish paul - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Sarah Joyce

dodfoster - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with tommy harrison

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/10

HamishD - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with chris burn

PeteH - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10 with Alex

Dogmusher - Lead - 06/Sep/10

wolverine - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Matt Sparkes

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Mike Hayes

nickmattia - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10 with aiden jones

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Tommy B

bullwinkle - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10 with John

Dave Rumney - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with Kev Sales

Bridged lower than others (looking at photos) and it all went well .
cobweb - Lead - 10/Jul/10 with Roger Waterworth

Very happy to get some gear into the slot in the face! Easy climbing (for the long legged) but airy.
Thinker01 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Bec

on of the best E2s I've done. Although in hindsight the high chockstone runner in the chimney would have been a great idea.
jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10

With a high sling in the chimney - the soft way!
theotherpetehill - Lead β - 20/Jun/10

The move out of the bridge felt very scary but maybe this was just due ignoring a high runner. The rest was straightforward.
mattcyp88 - Lead β - 20/Jun/10 with Jacob Cook

chrisallan - 2nd β - 20/Jun/10

Bern - Lead O/S - May/10 with Peter Brown

dickie01 - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Nick Briggs

jon clayton - Lead - 21/Apr/10 with alex orr

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10

Pretty scary!
DuncanR - Lead - 27/Mar/10 with Nick Taylor, Scott Mckenzie

thought there would be more cool bridging so was Was slightly disappointed there was only really one bridging move to gain the pocket on the arÍte and that it was straight forward (maybe my legs are too long or finally my foot work is improving?) but the climbing on the face was in a superb position more than made up for that, and overall still a Fantastic 3 star classic.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Craig

scary stuff!!!!!
hilty - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

RossG - 2010

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09

led on tom's gear but really easy to place, great move around the arete but found it difficult to get feet into the good low break being a short arse !
leepip - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/09 with Tommy Martin

highrepute - Lead - 20/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/09

feilx - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Ian Lovatt

scary hungover ascent, one fall/slump moving above gear on the main face, gutted. will be back but its might itimadating. move onto the arete is ridiculous.
GuyVG - Lead dog - 06/Sep/09 with Lee, Justine, Carl

absolutely ace, thought i was going to die, but still ace.
fennerz - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/09 with anguskille

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09

chris sm - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/09 with Pippa Froggatt

craig d - Lead O/S - Jul/09

vanderz - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/09

smudge - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/09 with Rob

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/09 with James Kay

mark s - Lead O/S - 28/May/09 with andi t

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

mic_b - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with James Blake

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/09

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 11/Apr/09 with Loz

bigphil - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/09

joe larner - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/09

mbutton - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Alex Adgar

Mega bridge, scary traverse.
tonanf - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Pep

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09

60mph winds
Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 18/Jan/09 with Rose Williams

I found the traverse from the gulley the crux
jimbonfire - 2nd O/S - 17/Jan/09

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2009 with Jade

spidey - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/08

jimbonfire - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/08

DavidR - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/08 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/08

Sankey - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Luke

joe c ook - 2nd O/S - Sep/08 with Nate

C.J.Horsfield - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Lev - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Emma Ross

Hidden - 2nd dog - 23/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd β - 18/Aug/08

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Niall

will6459 - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/08 with Andy Hext

tommytwotone - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/08 with Adrian Berry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/08

tom.e - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/08 with Tom Powell

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/08

Skell - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with Kelvin

my first natural grit E2. good, varied climbing.
ksjs - Lead O/S - 23/May/08 with goosebump

sam8oy - Lead O/S - 15/May/08 with Andy

Was surprised when the bounce move stuck, was fully expecting to come off. No 'naughty' high sling runner!
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 15/May/08 with Calum

CalumC - 2nd β - 15/May/08 with Andy Moles

dave o - Lead O/S - 15/May/08 with Julia H

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - Apr/08

Nicos - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/08 with aiden jones

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/08 with Matt

Superb!!
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08

Adam Booth - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Ed Booth

lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/08

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

1 of the strangest moves i have ever done. sweet
Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/07 with Polish Pete

funny move
whistler - 2nd O/S - 13/Dec/07 with Dangerous Dave

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - Dec/07

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Nov/07

mshorter - Lead - 12/Nov/07 with jen

First Extreme after my Fall. Pretty soft. But i was still Wuthering!
IanJackson - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Big Ian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07

MYSSAK - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07

nathanmanc - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07

willackers - 2nd β - 22/Sep/07 with Dan Walker

Hidden - Lead dnf - 30/Jul/07

LankyPaddy - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Sophie Price

SKippy5 - 2nd - 29/Jul/07 with Ed Northridge

was shaking 10 min. after i've done it. Excelent stuff
v.jester - Solo O/S - Jul/07

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Jul/07 with Heather Rogers

timo.t - 2nd β - 24/May/07 with Rob, Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/07

maybe_si - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07 with james

james.f.williamson - 2nd - 28/Apr/07 with Simon Chevis

Sidekick - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/07

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

first route on grit. first E grade as well.
C coldwell-storry - Lead β - 10/Mar/07 with Adam Gill

Didn't think the move would work but lo and behold...!
alaan - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/07 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 18/Feb/07

Very wet bridging, just made the move. Horribly pumped placing gear, just made it, phew! Brilliant route.
Tom Last - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/07 with Dad

Chad123 - AltLd O/S - Feb/07 with Rik

Rob Kennard - 2007

Brian Rodgers - 2nd - 2007 with Phil Leng

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Oct/06

reg_measures - Lead rpt - 16/Oct/06 with pete kenyon

tumbling wizard - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06

Pythonist - Lead dog - 19/Sep/06 with Luke Brooks

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 18/Sep/06 with Dave Jennions

i was tired when i got to this and had to slap for the top. what a lovely grippy slab.
thrutch - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/06 with johnny b

Joe Dove - 2nd - 09/Jun/06 with kev

Hidden - Lead - 25/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/06

sweeeett! the bounce across feels totally unlikely but still turns out to be perfectly in balance. the salb until the gear is about 4c with big footholds tricky after gear
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 12/May/06 with Steve Ramsden

Jus - Lead O/S - May/06

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - Apr/06

Hidden - Lead - Apr/06

Found the bridging and bouncing onto the slab easy but the top felt more like 5b than 5a, and above a big fall. Rope drag a huge problem here too.
Si dH - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/06 with Tom Lambert

Will_he_fall - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/06 with Amy

dan gibson - 2006

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 2006 with Mark Gill

John Lisle - 2006

Pete Graham - Lead O/S - 2006 with Jonny Reay

jamiev - 2nd β - 11/Dec/05 with Chris the Tall

I'd belayed a failed attempt on this route a month prior to leading it, so knew a few tricks beforehand re the gear.
Owen W-G - Lead β - 14/Oct/05 with Max

As my Scottish mate stated, "you might as well top rope the thing" in regards to dodgey use of high side runner. Others claim it`s graded for that. I went facing the wrong way (to considered norm) from the chimney but both are possible as my mate proved after. Taxing move near top also
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Fire Marshall - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with Salamanda

Fantastic route, first E2, highly recommended.
Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Ryan Brooks

Stig - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/05 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

BruceW - Lead O/S - May/05 with Julian, Jen

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Rik Dawes - 2nd O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 08/Oct/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/04

clive-greenwood - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/04 with Ray

cem - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/04 with Rod Strachan

Budge - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/04 with Carl Tiivas

Hidden - Lead - 01/May/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jan/04

Shakey onsight, first E2!
jonnyboy - Lead O/S - 2004 with Daniel Armitage

Coel Hellier - Lead - 2004

Woo Hoo!
Daniel Armitage - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/03

Hidden - Lead rpt - Sep/03

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/03 with John Nightingale

Hidden - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/03

Unseconded
Duncan I - Lead - Jun/03

Paz - Lead - Apr/03 with MH

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Apr/03 with Stuart Greenall

Hidden - Lead - Mar/03

probably a 'P.B.'
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 2003 with Andy Reeve

Hidden - 2nd - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/02

Hidden - Lead - Sep/02

reg_measures - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/02 with pete kenyon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/02

The Pylon King - Lead - Oct/01 with Efua

Hidden - Lead - 15/Aug/01

Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 2001

Boy - Oct/00

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - Jun/00

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/00

tlr - Lead - 2000

jonka - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2nd dog - Aug/99

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 23/Jul/99 with Andy Benson, tim russon

Obi-Wan is lost... - Lead - 29/Jun/99 with Nick

NeilGriffiths - 2nd - 26/Jun/99 with Simon Frost

NeilGriffiths - 2nd - 26/Jun/99 with Simon Frost

frost - Lead O/S - Jun/99

MONKEY78 - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/99 with adam ellwood

Simon Pearce - 1999

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/98 with Nicky

Rich Kirby - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/98 with Suzy

bigphil - 2nd - 23/Mar/98 with Calum

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - 1998

JonBray - Lead β - 1997

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jul/96

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - 1996

Hidden - Lead - 21/Oct/95

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Aug/95

Daniel Wrightson - Lead O/S - 1995 with Richard Bradbury

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/94

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jul/94

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 29/May/94

Hammy - 2nd - 01/May/94 with Fai Kwong

mattnuttall - Solo rpt - 30/Apr/94

Neil R - 2nd - 01/Aug/93 with Mark

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 01/May/93 with Steven Delderfield

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

K1 - Jul/92

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/92

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 19/May/92 with mik

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/92

WB - Lead O/S - 1992

Hidden - 2nd - 1992

whispering nic - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/91 with Ali W

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 15/Aug/91

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/91

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/91 with Alan Holden

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 18/May/91 with Ian Pickles

Roget - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/91

sadams - 2nd - 01/Mar/91 with Kev Mellieu

steve taylor - Lead - Mar/91 with Steve Williams

Adrian Daniels - 2nd - 14/Oct/90 with Ian Goldsmith

ChrisJD - 2nd - 30/Jun/90

daprince - 2nd - Jun/90 with andy crome

NickJH - 2nd - May/90 with P Robbins

AB1965 - Lead - 09/Apr/90

Hidden - Lead - 17/Mar/90

Hidden - Lead - Mar/90

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/89

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/89

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 1989 with Will (S. Williamson)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1989

Lead in light rain on 3rd attempt, foot slipped twice in the traverse, accompanied by singing and guitars from the cave.
Gambit - Lead RP - 27/Sep/88 with Adam and Phil

Michael Hood - Lead - 26/Jun/88

phardman - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/88

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 02/May/88 with Dave Forster

Got the bridge all wrong and fell off
Chris the Tall - Lead RP - Oct/87 with Bernadette

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jul/87

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/87

Billg - Lead O/S - 09/May/87 with Dave Gregory

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/87

Hidden - Lead - 09/Aug/86

Tom V - 2nd - 21/Jul/86 with Howie Darwin

Lead in Oct 82 and had been rained off before that. Bit of a joke at E2 since both hard bits are well protected and it's not strenuous - can rest almost anywhere.
stp - Solo rpt - 26/Apr/86

Hidden - Lead - 1986

Hidden - Lead - 29/May/85

John Marsland - Lead - 11/May/85 with Dave Cousins

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1985 with Kevin

sadams - Lead - 17/Jun/84 with Pete Herrod

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 04/May/83 with Paul Clark

robyn1 - 1983

Hidden - Lead - 1983

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/82 with Andy Wild

mark-abz - TR - 03/Oct/82 with John S

Hidden - Lead β - Nov/80

At my absolute limit for stretching across the void!
mike bridges - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/80 with Kevin Bridges

Mark Kemball - Lead - 25/Jun/80

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/80

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/80

KRB - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/80 with Mike Bridges

Mike Owen - 27/Oct/79 with Gavin Peat

andy gittins - 1979

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Voting
Total votes cast 301
hard E30 of 101
E30 of 101
easy E31 of 101
hard E24 of 101
E236 of 101
easy E257 of 101
hard E12 of 101
E11 of 101
easy E10 of 101
hard 5c0 of 101
5c0 of 101
easy 5c5 of 101
hard 5b16 of 101
5b73 of 101
easy 5b7 of 101
hard 5a0 of 101
5a0 of 101
easy 5a0 of 101
3 Stars91 of 99
2 Stars6 of 99
1 Star2 of 99
0 Stars0 of 99
Bag of .....0 of 99
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 443 (1.4%)
Lead287 of 443 (64.8%)
Followed111 of 443 (25.1%)
Toproped1 of 443 (0.2%)
Alt Leads3 of 443 (0.7%)
Unknown35 of 443 (7.9%)

'Climbed'152 of 443 (34.3%)
clean O/S231 of 443 (52.1%)
clean β23 of 443 (5.2%)
clean rpt19 of 443 (4.3%)
clean RP3 of 443 (0.7%)
dogged10 of 443 (2.3%)
dnf5 of 443 (1.1%)