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Lyons Corner House Direct** HVS 5a

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[Me past the crux, 2 kb]28m. An excellent and well protected pitch up the long arete, moving right at half-height. The loss of a hold has made the lower section harder. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+.

Photo: Me past the crux © joe.91
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 190 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Cake - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/14

Dan Bates - 24/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/13

Colin Scotchford - Lead - 22/Sep/13

pog100 - 2nd - 22/Sep/13 with John Warby, Cath Walton

Came down after not sucking it up for the first bit.
tsl42 - Lead dnf - 29/Jun/13 with Dylan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/13

OliverIF - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/13

SandyB - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with Cat G

Peter Kirkwood - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Rebecca Howard

Run out at the start but good gear after that. I found the middle bit cruxy and took some working out, went straight up the arete, although saw others going to the right at the big ledge..
Cat G - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Sandra Berlin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

john lynch - Lead O/S - 03/May/13 with Lewis Andrew

halroberts87 - 2nd - 28/Apr/13 with Sam Cooke

Sustained and sometimes technical climbing of good quality. A little windy when I did it which added to the experience.
Sam Cooke - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Hal

Bit windy for climbing aretes!
slacky - 2nd rpt - 28/Apr/13 with Ben

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/13

ashtond6 - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/13

balancy
nigel pearson - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with Robin

WillDoyle - 2nd - 20/Apr/13

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/13 with Laura

lbarras - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/13 with jake

Dawn_K_B - TR - 17/Apr/13

Start looked bold but felt ok once on it. Stayed on the arete all the way rather than moving right, which made the middle section a bit run-out, but a really nice route (first outdoor climb since last August!)
ripper - Lead - 03/Mar/13 with locksbury

ejected - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2nd - 21/Oct/12

Kirill - 2nd rpt - 20/Oct/12 with Charles Moreton

cem - Lead rpt - 20/Oct/12 with Kirill Spiridonov

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

asmith37 - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Dave Rose

mark4344 - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/12 with Andy Philipson, Matt Payne

cheeky - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Mark Philipson

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Peter Staves

yarrow - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Ross.Cooper

Lovely
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 23/Jul/12 with Dan Parkes

catblack - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Jack Symmons

What a great route!
Gambit - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Barney

recommended the direct by PGH, bit bold at start but easy climbing. lovely climbing the whole way with good gear
lithos - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/12 with Dan McK

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/12

Tamati - 2nd - 25/Jun/12

jwpil - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/12 with Deacon

Previously led the indirect version.
gavinpeach - Lead β - 20/May/12 with Andrew Deacon

treg - 2nd - 20/May/12 with Rachel

Fragmod - Lead - 12/May/12

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with John Brannock

Brannock - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/12

Quite an unusually bold situation for me to get into until the first pro. Felt good for it though.
treg - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/12 with Dan Osbaldeston

DanOsb - 2nd - 2012

JaseSSDD - 2nd - 20/Nov/11 with Ian Barker

Outstanding. Try and stay on the arete as much as possible. Had to ab for a stuck nut; 45 minutes well spent, you'll not get my gear crag vultures!
Dave 88 - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/11 with Cousin Jamie

samsimpson - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Christian Turford

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Sam.EB

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/11 with mik

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Steven Delderfield

tonanf - 2nd - Aug/11 with subaru dave

Fantastic.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Dan O'Flynn

danoflynn - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Andy Barker

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/11 with JohnBramwell

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

tobydunford - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Harry Martin

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/11 with Andrew

as good as the original great route
davewsargent - Lead O/S - 25/May/11 with david scott

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/11

jmjw - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Dan P

Really enjoyable, slightly bold start. I want o go back and try the super super direct!
richardr - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11

mwatson - 2011

melonmike - 2nd rpt - 16/Oct/10 with Joel, liam brown

One of my favourite climbs I've ever done, much nicer then the normal route and that much more bolder too.
joe.91 - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with John Fane, MUMC

Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Andy G

nia - Lead - 02/Oct/10 with michael fallon

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 17/Aug/10 with Rob Middleton

colin milton - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10 with James Oswald

Nice.
James Oswald - 2nd - 10/Aug/10 with Colin Milton

JasonV - 2nd - 01/Aug/10 with Phil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10

Bold start!
999thAndy - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/10

chrisbussell - 2nd - 02/Jun/10 with Tim O'Neill

Ollie B - Lead O/S - 28/May/10 with M.Rankine

hard start as no gear for 1st 10 foot. after that everything sweet.
mark4344 - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with james

lamma_hippie - Lead - 21/May/10 with Jon Lawton

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

Pown - 2nd O/S - 18/May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/10

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

mark20 - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/10

katyvose1 - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

More rock (a flake) has fallen off the start. Initially bold but mild - if all else fails belay up the bank on the left.
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 27/Sep/09 with Colin Binks

AlistairB - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Neil R

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09

slacky - 2nd rpt - 15/Sep/09

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd rpt - 12/Sep/09 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09

tatz45 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Katy Vose

garywong - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Gareth Hall

GarethHall - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Gary Wong

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Phil

nathanlee - Lead O/S - Jul/09

robin heath - Lead O/S - Jul/09 with andy edwards

crazy pierre - 2nd O/S - Jul/09 with Robin Heath

DavidR - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Rachel Hassall

bold, ground fall potential
rurp - 2nd O/S - Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/09

Bit of a runout to first piece of gear with poor landing. Lovely moves off positive laybacky crimpy holds on the lower arete and big jugs higher up.
Dave Foster - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09 with Andy and Alex

First bit of gear is highish but moves are steady. I noticed the block is little loose as well which the lead didn't notice. Better gear comes very soon.
alexyoung - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09 with Cockney Andy

thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 07/May/09 with Graeme

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 07/May/09 with Thomas Dixon

slacky - 2nd rpt - 06/May/09 with Ben Abell

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

Si dH - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Chris Foster

metal arms - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

Diggler - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Jolley

RCrockford - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with Chris F

a little focusing at the start
Pilch - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Graham and Dan

Little AndyH - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09

hrgcb - 2009

Chris the Tall - 2nd rpt - 05/Oct/08 with Woody

Sgt. Vest - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with chris moor

SteveM - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/08 with SteveM

tom.ireson - Lead O/S - Sep/08 with Jens Verhagh

Rachael Barlow - 2nd - 29/Aug/08 with Phil Robins

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/08

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Andy Hansler

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Steve Culverhouse

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/08

roberto18 - Lead - 15/May/08 with Dad (Mike Bridges)

great moves on lovely jugs. once the first pro is in (feels quite high) safe as houses. most fun if you stay as left as possible.
w.pettet-smith - 2008

mattwyles1 - Lead O/S - 2008

Had some useful suggestions from my belayer as I was struggling to suss out the lower section.
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/07 with Fiend

Hidden - Lead - 11/Nov/07

davidgent - Lead O/S - Nov/07 with Lydia

davidgent - Lead O/S - Nov/07 with Lydia

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/07

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/07

Kirill - 2nd - 30/Aug/07 with Charles Moreton

cem - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/07 with Kirill Spiridonov

Joe Dove - Lead - 12/Aug/07 with paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07

Toby Dunn - Solo - 22/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/07

Jim Vach - Lead - 28/Apr/07 with S

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/07

arin78 - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/06 with Lara

a_radiohead_fan - Sep/06

leathers - 2006

Budge - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/05 with Mike Oates

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - Lead - May/05 with Andy Hyslop

shark - Lead - 01/Sep/04 with Jon Winter

PenJD - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/04 with Debbie Willis

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/04

Apharri - Lead O/S - Jun/04 with Dave Wharton

Fire Marshall - Lead O/S - 2004 with Salamanda

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - May/03 with Paul

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 11/Oct/02 with J. Ellson

Nick Smith - UKC - Lead - Jun/02

Hidden - 2002

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Ben

BlueJohn - 2nd - 16/May/99 with Al

ArnaudG - 1999

ChrisJD - Lead - 1997 with rc

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

neilh - Lead - 10/May/94 with dave croker

malc - 2nd - 05/Sep/93 with ??

Roget - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/93

craig d - 1992

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 07/Aug/91 with Dave Crookes

babymoac - Lead - 19/Jul/86 with Jon Stone

GordonHart - Solo O/S - 1986

andy gittins - 1985

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 08/Jun/84 with Si Gee

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 1984 with Mike Gilbert

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 28/Mar/82

Ian Jones - Lead - 1982 with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 1982

jasper11 - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

Hidden - Lead - Jul/79

Mark Kemball - Lead - 10/Sep/78

Al Evans - 1976

Derek Ryden - Oct/75 with Glynne Andrew

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Voting
Total votes cast 138
hard E10 of 47
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easy E13 of 47
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HVS31 of 47
easy HVS8 of 47
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VS0 of 47
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hard 5b0 of 46
5b0 of 46
easy 5b0 of 46
hard 5a3 of 46
5a35 of 46
easy 5a8 of 46
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 190 (1.6%)
Lead99 of 190 (52.1%)
Followed68 of 190 (35.8%)
Toproped1 of 190 (0.5%)
Alt Leads2 of 190 (1.1%)
Unknown17 of 190 (8.9%)

'Climbed'73 of 190 (38.4%)
clean O/S104 of 190 (54.7%)
clean β1 of 190 (0.5%)
clean rpt11 of 190 (5.8%)
dnf1 of 190 (0.5%)