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Boulevard** E3 6a

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[Dan Following up on Boulevard E3 5c, 2 kb]18m. The left-hand continuous crack system is hard work. Start as for H.P.D. but move right to the crack. Protection is good and the holds keep appearing but the whole thing is fairly uphill. © ROCKFAX
FAA. Peter Biven 1956. FFA. Ed Drummond 1975

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Good E4s, 50 cracks to Squamish, Peak Rock/12/The New Golden Age.

Photo: Dan Following up on Boulevard E3 5c © dts
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This climb is in 185 logbooks, and on 18 wishlists.

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/14 with Ben Ochner

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Aug/14

Chris Reid - Lead - 03/Aug/14 with Rob Muirhead

Abbed of afterwards to strip the gear so Gwen could lead it too and stupidly didn't clip a cam properly to my harness and it fell in the pool. Once down I stripped off to my boxers and Gwen lowered me into the pool below the route, which was chest high for me and there was a dead sheep a few metres away in the water, not to mention loads of tadpoles and God knows what else. I was in there for over half an hour trying to find the cam with my feet, which is pretty hard because of all the reeds and rocks. I found 2 other cams but not mine unfortunately. Eventually I got too cold, there was some pretty serious shivering going on, so I gave up. I think the whole thing's going to stick in my mind for quite a while really. The route was decent too. Oh, and it was a bank holiday, perfect!
tim newton - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with gwen lancashire

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 19/Apr/14

pie_eater_pete - Lead - 29/Mar/14

bwestwood - 2nd - 29/Mar/14

One silly fall near the top. Got back on and finished it off fine. Great route!
Sarah Black - Lead dog - 29/Mar/14 with Paul Black

awesome route which lots of rests and good gear
Andy Peak 1 - Lead RP - 24/Mar/14 with phill ukc

Andy Peak 1 - 2nd - 23/Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

WillDoyle - 2nd - 04/Jul/13 with Mike

Chris Reid - Lead - 19/May/13 with Lissy Manners

By this route and no food I was shattered so ended up having a few rests. I did all the moves and would hope to get it in one go next time.
lissymanners - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with Chris Reid

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Si dH - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Neil Furniss

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 28/Apr/13 with Dan McManus

Hidden - 21/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd β - 15/Apr/13

One rest. will go next attempt. Good climb.
Kevster - Lead dog - 14/Apr/13

illwizod - 2nd dog - 14/Apr/13 with Kevin Faux

Mike Warner - Lead - 2013

On Chris's gear.
James Oakes - Lead β - 27/Oct/12 with Chris Barr, Guy Van Greuning

Chris_barr - Lead - 27/Oct/12 with Guy

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Oct/12

AlexRenshaw - 2nd - 05/Oct/12 with Johnny Dawes, Tim Raffle, Mike Dawes

soph - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with Andy Reeve

Very happy to have this. Faffed around loads getting decent gear at the first crux, then went pretty quick. Used a high left heel hock at the crux and pulled on the peg scars, very sloppy, felt close. First E3 onsight :)
Daniel Heath - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12 with Remus

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/12

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with pabage

pabbage - 2nd - 02/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

Really pumpy climbing.
robin_hackney - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with Si

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/May/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 15/Apr/12

JonnoP - 2nd - 15/Apr/12 with Chad

Tough E3 but great fun, slabby start surprisingly delicate, then a couple of powerful cranks on good finger locks leads to a pumpy, juggy finish. Gear is perfect in the top half. Was hoping to do Billy Whizz as well to compare, but looked pretty wet, next time....
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with bartshaw, JonnoP

Apharri - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/12 with Lewis Andrew

Close! Got on it without a warmup due to lack of time, hung around too long and got too sapped for the crux.
JRae - Lead dnf - 14/Mar/12 with Arthur

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Nick Sillem - Lead O/S - 2012

bigdrew - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/11 with Mark R

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Oct/11

previously seconded. good fight, got it clean. fair bit harder than bw i thought, a couple of hardish pulls, one made a little easier by someone elses ott tickmarking. (didn't complaun at the time!)
w.pettet-smith - Lead - 18/Aug/11 with tim

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/11

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/11

atapper21 - Lead O/S - Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/11

So pleased to get this clean! Amazing route maybe I'll lead it one day..
BeccaSnowden - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/11 with Tom

thomasadixon - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/11 with Becca

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/11

easy, how is this on the good e4's tick list?
mwatson - Lead O/S - 2011

highlux - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/10

barni - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10 with luke, Liam fleming

Clean second go, wimped out first time and rested. Did BW same day, found it much easier than this - easier moves plus a good rest on the jam.
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 26/Sep/10 with Mike

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 29/Aug/10 with Jon Sykes

Fran S8 - 2nd - 23/Aug/10

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/10 with Mark O'Neill

Dogmusher - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/10 with chris parson

Dogged the utter s*it out of it. Will have to go back....
metal arms - Lead dog - 01/Aug/10

JulesV - Lead rpt - 01/Aug/10 with Shauna Cunningham

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10

John Pickles - 2nd - 28/May/10 with Kieran Hodgson

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/10

Soft. Hard climbing, not pumpy and well protected.
Franco Cookson - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09 with Miles Gibson

Dropped half my wires in the pond!
Boy - Nov/09 with Fiona Fullwood

Hidden - 2nd β - 30/Oct/09

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

Fell off the crux three times before figuring out a slightly different way of doing it, whereupon it felt pretty straightforward. Wasn't entirely convinced by the gear (cams) towards the bottom of the crackline, good higher up though. No harder than Billy Whizz, that one should be E3 as well! Should be 'dogged' but put as 'led' so would could for 'Good E4s' ticklist, though no way is this E4!
Misha - Lead - 17/Oct/09

Clive
ndp - 2nd - 10/Oct/09

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

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd dog - 09/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Jun/09

chrisdavies - Lead - 19/Jun/09

Rich Kirby - 2nd rpt - 23/May/09 with Kev

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

robin heath - 2nd - 16/May/09 with kim

datoon - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with K

Hidden - Lead - 08/May/09

middlevern - Lead O/S - May/09 with Mike Blood

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead - 22/Apr/09 with Eric Hildrew

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/09 with Dan

ed woods - 2nd dog - 07/Apr/09 with Henry

Pete Graham - 2nd - 25/Mar/09 with Malcolm Scott

hmm cold hands may be my excuse for this struggle??, awsome route, well done that man.
john lynch - 2nd dog - 22/Nov/08 with dan woolnough

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/08 with John Lynch

mel holmes - 2nd - 20/Jul/08 with PeakDJ

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Jun/08

TomHaigh - 2nd dog - 23/Jun/08 with Doug

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/08

dts - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/08 with Andy Taylor

Brown - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/08 with Henry

jamesturnbull - Lead - Jun/08 with aiden

Not the struggle I was expecting. Quality line and great slightly dynamic but easier move towards the top.
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/08 with Alex

AndrewJenkins - 2008

rockhugger - 2008

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Nov/07

Al lead clean - V impressive, then dragged me up. had to rake a rest on the crux but completed all the moves OK not much harder than Billy Wizz, and not 6a
Mick r - 2nd dog - 20/Oct/07 with Cragdog al

easier and better moves than billy whizz
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07 with mick radford

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

brilliant!
ksjs - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with goosebump

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/May/07

craig d - Lead rpt - May/07 with Mark Bridgman-Smith

MONKEY78 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/07 with John Helme

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/06 with Mike Hayes

dan gibson - 2006

shark - TR rpt - 19/Nov/05 with Karl Telfer

Enjoyed this. Well protected.
KRB - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/05 with Martin Bridges

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - 2nd - 2005

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/03

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/03

Dave Bond - Lead β - 13/Apr/03 with charles

Hidden - 2nd - 2003

Hidden - Lead dnf - 2003

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/00

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jan/00

tuftynick - 2nd - 2000 with Kenton Cool

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

Was E4 at the time but so easy compared to High Plains Drifter. Finger lockin' good.
philhilo - 2nd O/S - 2000 with brian rodgers

nickcanute - 2000 with led or solo -various dates

Jon Read - Lead O/S - Aug/98 with Tanya Holdsworth

Billg - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/97

Budge - 2nd dog - 27/Jul/97 with Simon Sena

Hidden - Lead - 22/Mar/97

Hidden - Lead - 29/May/96

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/95

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/May/95

ste_d - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/95 with mik

mikedelderfield - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/95 with Steven Delderfield

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/94

rockaddiction - Lead O/S - 1994

Richard White - Lead O/S - 1994

Roget - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/93 with colin

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/93 with Neil McCallum

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Mar/93

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Mar/93

Hidden - 1993

NickJH - Lead O/S - Sep/92 with J Hirst

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/92

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 23/May/92 with Martin

whispering nic - 02/Feb/92 with Ali W

Hidden - 2nd - 1992

sadams - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/91 with Kev Mellieu

Neil R - 2nd - 19/May/90 with Mark

Hidden - 1990

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1990 with AM

tapley - 2nd - 22/Jun/89

1 fall
phardman - Lead dog - 04/Jun/89 with John Lloyd

Rich Kirby - Lead - 1989 with Will (S. Williamson)

phardman - Lead O/S - 21/May/88 with John Lloyd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1988

shark - Lead O/S - 19/May/87

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 19/Apr/87 with Grahame Nicoll

GuySummers - Lead - 1987

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/85

andy gittins - 1985

mark-abz - TR - 15/Apr/83 with Andy W

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 23/Feb/83 with Paul Clark

Gezzer - 1983 with Andy Towne

Mark Kemball - Lead - 27/Mar/82 with Steve Finch

Hidden - Lead - Jun/81

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Style of ascent

Lead113 of 185 (61.1%)
Followed47 of 185 (25.4%)
Toproped2 of 185 (1.1%)
Alt Leads1 of 185 (0.5%)
Unknown22 of 185 (11.9%)

'Climbed'74 of 185 (40.0%)
clean O/S70 of 185 (37.8%)
clean β5 of 185 (2.7%)
clean rpt10 of 185 (5.4%)
clean RP5 of 185 (2.7%)
dogged17 of 185 (9.2%)
dnf4 of 185 (2.2%)