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Strike Direct* VS 4c

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38m. The first corner direct. The preferable option since loss of loose flakes on the original line.
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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Went to do Strike, but half way way up realised this was the only option. Due to a rock fall a couple of years ago, Strike has been regraded at VS 4C in the Wye Valley suppliment and you have to do the direct start as discribed in the original guide. Nice route in style, but a lot of loose rock. A fair grade due to the amount of unstable blocks. There is a lot of loose rock when topping out and due to the length of the pitch not much rope left (with a 50m rope) if you want to belay off a more solid tree than the yew at the top. The views across the wye valley are great,but does not earn a star
easily amused male - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

really nice route, needs another star! not sure if the crux was the "direct bit" or a bit further up. VS; really?
lakeyross - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

Crux was easier than expected. Good route.
Big Lee - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Anna Kennedy

annak - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Lee Harrison

islandlynx - Lead O/S - Sep/13 with Amy

Dave Thompson - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13 with Gideon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/13

martin one - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Tom collins

A1 route and the first lead down here. Not great conditions but still had a great time here today. Easy one star.
luke glaister - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/13 with casey johns

casey johns - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/13 with luke glaister

Nice clean climb obvious corner, completed the more direct 4 c varriant by just sticking to the crack. Good pro and solid hold make for a very nice climb
Jonathan Storey - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12 with JamieC, Alan

Direct line is nice
JamesColeman - Lead O/S - Jul/12 with Jon, Alan

First climb for 6 months so bit of a struggle. Backed off leading the original version when I realised the flake had disappoeared on the traverse...
Babika - 2nd - 21/Apr/12 with Charles Leek

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Aug/11

the 4c section was pretty tough, and the 4b sections were no pushover either though not too hard once worked out! Typically relentless Wyndcliff - 24 items of gear most of the on the lower half.
PaulWatson - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Rosy, Muny

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10

martinp - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with IanH

Climbed the one unique part of this climb while seconding the normal route by downclimbing the relevant section
mullermn - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Kylie Richards

Hidden - 2010

Worth the star
mickyconnor - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09 with steve

brady - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Micky

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/08

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Voting
Total votes cast 27
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS0 of 9
easy HVS0 of 9
hard VS0 of 9
VS8 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
hard HS1 of 9
HS0 of 9
easy HS0 of 9
hard 5a0 of 9
5a0 of 9
easy 5a0 of 9
hard 4c0 of 9
4c8 of 9
easy 4c1 of 9
hard 4b0 of 9
4b0 of 9
easy 4b0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 9
2 Stars2 of 9
1 Star7 of 9
0 Stars0 of 9
Bag of .....0 of 9
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Style of ascent

Lead14 of 25 (56.0%)
Followed9 of 25 (36.0%)
Alt Leads1 of 25 (4.0%)
Unknown1 of 25 (4.0%)

'Climbed'5 of 25 (20.0%)
clean O/S20 of 25 (80.0%)