Dover's Progress HVS 5a
[Showing right to left, Knights Move, (centre), En Passant, Holly Ash Crack, Dover's Progress and Green Crack, 3 kb]14m. Climb the narrow wall past the cannonball slots. Delicate and not well protected though a micro-Friend helps. Who says eliminates are a recent phenomenon? © ROCKFAX
FA. Harry Dover 1932

Ticklists: Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's.

Photo: Showing right to left, Knights Move, (centre), En Passant, Holly Ash Crack, Dover's Progress and Green Crack © Theantoff
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Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Nov/14

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 12/Oct/14 with Sam James

Aline - 2nd - 12/Oct/14 with Phil

Sam James-Louwerse - 2nd - 12/Oct/14 with Alan James - UKC

boulderholder - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14

pog100 - 2nd - 12/Sep/14 with Cath Walton

Montecore - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Ben Whittaker, Andrew Gardner

ladymuck - TR O/S - 26/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/14

benlatham07 - TR O/S - 18/Aug/14

Nigel Bond - Lead - 27/Jul/14 with Joe Boyd

Hidden - 16/Jul/14

Jim Slater - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/14 with Maia

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/14

planetmarshall - 2nd - 06/Jul/14 with Helen Mort

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/14 with Ola Stepien

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/14

ColdAndWet - TR - 21/May/14 with Tony Wallace

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/May/14

WillDoyle - Solo - 30/Apr/14

Lancer - TR - 23/Mar/14 with Simon Lane

Retrieving Calum's gear.
amccann - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/14 with Calum W

Soloed halfway up. The realised there was actually some ok gear, so lead it later.
Calum Wadsworth - Lead β - 19/Mar/14 with Alex

Lawrence Beesley-Peck - Solo - 19/Mar/14

Good bold climbing. The micro cam placement to protect the crux is showing a lot of wear.
Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14 with sk1nfl1nt

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

boulderholder - 2014

lewiswilson - TR - 30/Nov/13

deanhorsburgh - TR - 30/Nov/13

SJohnson - TR - 30/Nov/13

hirving - TR O/S - 30/Nov/13 with sam giles

quinn sorabjee - TR O/S - 30/Nov/13 with Henry Irving

Montecore - TR O/S - 16/Nov/13 with Peter Shone

Nathan lead green crack, I top roped up this. Nice route, but freaked me a bit when I missed a foot hold.
t_hill - TR dog - 10/Nov/13 with Nathan

Zolly Whitaker - TR O/S - 10/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/13

john max - Lead - 08/Sep/13 with David Fisher

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13

a broomhead - TR - 25/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/13

popebenedictus - TR O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Edd Rab

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/13

mrginna - Lead β - 19/May/13 with Robin

delicate, pro right crack
rurp - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/13

cem - Lead rpt - 17/Feb/13 with Graham Dolman

john lynch - Solo rpt - 02/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

WhipperSnapper - TR O/S - 03/Nov/12

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

mapperley samurai - TR O/S - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Oct/12

tompilgrem - 2nd β - 19/Oct/12 with Nick/D, Dad

Previosly lead Sept 93. One side runner- decent runners further up.
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/12 with Tom/Nic

Super nice, great to warm up on.
Ewano - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/12

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

Colin Scotchford - Lead - 14/Oct/12

Second HVS. Rather a spontaneous decision. Beautiful climb, zero 3 and 4 (my new favourite gear) helped a lot.
kirsten - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with Michael

john lynch - Solo - 12/Oct/12

With side runner on the right at the start of the difficulties.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/12 with victim of mathematics

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/12 with Adam

john_ni - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/12 with Jen Maxfield (PCC)

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 24/Jun/12

Easy climbing for HVS but not much gear without side runners.
harold walmsley - Solo rpt - 20/May/12

Max led Still orange and right rope clear of gear so climbed this(almost TR really)really nice delicate climbing.finished up top crack of Still Orange to the belay
tomshanti - 2nd O/S - 19/May/12 with Max Streeton, Alan Blanchflower

joemallia - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Ignacio del Valle

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/May/12

Jackwd - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12

Nice route. A small wire and micro cams protect it just fine.
charley - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with JackD

gingerwolf - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12

pete1993 - Lead O/S - 02/May/12

chrisbussell - Lead - 27/Mar/12 with Tim O'Neill

Olli-C - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Rachel Slater

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Olli Crudge

marcoleptic - 2nd - 23/Nov/11 with Alan, Tommo

pmurdy - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/11 with Arthur B

pie_eater_pete - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/11

MrFox - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11

Danny Crump - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Lauren Brown

lovely climb
matt25 - 2nd - 18/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/11

tmawer - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Jaime Robertson

shunt Nice moves, quite thin and slabby. Very eliminate though.
Daniel Heath - TR O/S - 27/Jul/11

monika paprzycka - 2nd - 27/Jul/11 with Chris Tan

pete3685 - Solo - 09/Jul/11

Mike Bayley - TR O/S - 09/Jul/11 with John Sellars & Cathy Burgess

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 06/Jun/11

philboy - 2nd - 25/Apr/11

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

JYates - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Stephen Hogarth

batterj2 - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Tom Parry

Hidden - TR - 18/Apr/11

Really nice short climb. Not much gear... Decided to climb after rescuing gear from Green Crack
Lxaddison - TR O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Paul Addison

Davebryant - Lead O/S - 2011 with Matt Hale, Fran Cavanagh

PAJames - 2011

nice balency climbing :)
Tom Redmond - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/10 with Jake Young

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/10 with Tom Redmond

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 13/Nov/10

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

JonBrown - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/10

slacky - Solo rpt - 17/Aug/10 with Andes

robbo157 - Solo - 03/Aug/10

nathanlee - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/10 with Jack Ravenscroft

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10

Might as well have soloed this! Not much gear at all!
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Andy Winter

tri-nitro-toulumne - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Joe Filho

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/10

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 15/May/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/May/10

stuck gear in the v-diff but kept clean on the face....
climbing_rocks1983 - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Kieran, Petey

burto - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/10

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Becky

Always interesting in the dark.
Becky E - 2nd - 15/Apr/10 with Jim Slater

solo, using a shunt
Big Steve - TR β - 09/Apr/10

elbeanio - TR O/S - 05/Apr/10

r@bag - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Bernie

john lynch - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/10 with Neil Elmore

TonyF - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 12/Dec/09

masa-alpin - 2nd β - 15/Nov/09 with Brian Q

Matt Bennett - Solo O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Luke Copley, Lewis Grey

Gav A - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Aaron Willis

Gav A - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Aaron Willis

lithos - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with carlos

top roped cleanly, no falls or pulling on the rope. couple of medium sized cams halfheight
Big Steve - TR - 13/Sep/09 with Karen

Kirill - TR - 08/Aug/09 with Mark O'Neil

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/09

tompilgrem - TR O/S - 28/May/09 with Nick/D

Nice little route.
thomasadixon - Solo O/S - 10/May/09

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/09

Brown - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/09 with Solo

RCrockford - 2nd - 14/Sep/08 with Mark D

Matt Bill Platypus - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Adam

Diggler - Solo - 14/Sep/08

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Matt Jones

fizzy_elephant - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/08

wet day....chalk running down off hands is not good :(
beeson_paul - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/08 with Rob

Really enjoyed this little number
chrisbussell - Lead - 03/Jul/08 with Debbie Porter

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/08

Adam Potter - 2nd - 18/May/08

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with olivia & phil

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/08 with WIl Treasure

Sgt. Vest - 2nd - 17/Mar/08 with Chris Braine

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/08

rossbeesley - 2nd O/S - Mar/08 with Richard Armour

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

mankrambler - TR O/S - 16/Dec/07 with CUMC

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo rpt - 19/Oct/07

Hidden - TR O/S - 09/Sep/07

PenJD - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/07 with Heather Swift

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/07

RachelP - TR - 15/Aug/07

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 04/Aug/07

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 01/Aug/07

Hidden - Solo rpt - 22/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/07

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Pete Horn - 2nd O/S - 2007 with Charles and Liam

kingholmesy - 2nd O/S - 2007 with SteveOc

Hidden - 2007

pauldr - 2007

Wayne S - 2007

in the dark
peter myers - TR - Dec/06 with Matt Eyre

bobette - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/06 with paul

Hidden - TR rpt - 17/Sep/06

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 10/Sep/06

jamiev - Solo β - 24/May/06 with Chris the Tall

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 24/May/06

stuart100 - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/06 with Claire Graham

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 18/Feb/06

has two reachy moves
alicia - 2nd - 01/Feb/06 with Tobs

adequate protection. good fun
Tobias at Home - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/06 with Alicia

Hidden - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/05

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/05 with Little Old Lady

Hidden - Solo - May/05

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 10/Apr/05 with John Inkpen

cem - Lead rpt - 23/Oct/04 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/04

Hidden - 2004

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/03

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/03 with Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/03

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/03

Hidden - TR - 2003

Monk - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - TR - 24/Jul/02

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 16/Jun/02 with A. Murray

Hammy - 2nd - 05/Apr/02

Hidden - Lead rpt - Apr/02

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/01

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/00 with Matt Lawson

The Pylon King - Lead - Apr/00 with Laura

cem - 2nd - 13/Feb/00 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Lead β - 2000

BlueJohn - 2nd - Apr/99 with JohnnyM

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/98

ajc - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/98

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/98

martroberts - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/98

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jan/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/98

Hidden - Solo - 06/Apr/97

ChrisJD - Lead - 15/Feb/97 with ChrisC

Hidden - 1997

Charles Arthur - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/96

Phil West - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/96 with David Atherton

colin milton - Lead - 17/May/96 with eric milton

BruceW - Solo O/S - 1996

Roget - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/95

no siderunners, gear at 2m, 6m & 7m all friends
Adrian Eggleton - Lead - 04/Nov/95 with Tim Darlow

Adrian Eggleton - Lead - 04/Nov/95

John Southworth - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/95

Daniel Wrightson - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/95 with Richard Bradbury

Hidden - Lead - 26/Feb/95

Hidden - Solo - 08/Aug/93

Hidden - Lead - 13/Mar/93

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 1993

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/92

Hammy - 2nd - 19/Apr/92 with Fai Kwong, Mandy Kwong

Rich Kirby - Solo - 23/Apr/91

Hidden - Sep/90

Nick Rundall - 2nd O/S - 1990

NickJH - Lead O/S - May/89

NeilGriffiths - 1989

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/88

Iain Thow - TR - 26/Sep/87 with Paul Eastwood

Hidden - Solo - 14/Jun/87

Hidden - Solo - 26/Apr/87

Andy Say - Solo - 19/Apr/87

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - Apr/87 with Gavin

Hidden - Solo - 26/Oct/86

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jul/85

Simon2005 - TR - 1984

Anton Eady - 1983

Hidden - Solo - 10/Oct/82

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 27/Mar/82 with Kim Greenald, Andy Wild

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jun/80

Hidden - Solo - 02/Mar/80

Hidden - Solo - 16/Jun/79

Hidden - Solo - 16/Jun/79

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 1979

Hidden - Lead - 05/Nov/78

Mark Kemball - Solo - 29/Oct/78

Nigel Bond - Lead - 24/May/78 with Martin Crosby

rogerskews - Lead - 1971 with CMC Members

mikej - Solo - 13/Oct/68 with Wil Hurford, Ian Clayton

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