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Cardinal's Slab VS 4c

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20m. A long, thin crack up the left-hand edge of the slab, gives a pleasant and well protected pitch. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dave Gregory 1972
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This climb is in 144 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

gavinpeach - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Scott

Deezel65 - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/14 with Cragtyke

cragtyke - 2nd - 19/Mar/14 with Ross

mol - 2nd - 15/Mar/14 with Jesse

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/14 with Ben Ochner

The enticing crack proofed to come with a loose block low down and very slimy rock. Made it quite interesting, the description "well protected" is borderline criminal unless you got small gear on you (brass).
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/13 with Jes B.

treg - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/13 with Bird

john_ni - 2nd - 21/Sep/13 with Julian Sorrell (PCC)

john_ni - 2nd - 12/Sep/13 with David Fisher (PCC)

john lynch - Lead - 31/Aug/13 with Bethan D

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

Duncan 88 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Andrew Bladon

Final and hardest lead of the day.
cdpuk - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Pete Randall

Pete Randall - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Chris P

sazmaz - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/13 with Dan Lanchester-Wright

AlanPedrick - 2013

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/12

ipegg - Lead - 14/Sep/12 with Richard Apthorp

Darron - 09/Sep/12

angie - Lead - 25/Jul/12

Rampikino - Lead - 07/Apr/12 with Cat

Hidden - TR O/S - 07/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/12

SPD224 - 2nd - 01/Apr/12 with Martin Smith

Clay C - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/12 with Stu

georgenvk - TR O/S - 26/Nov/11

lozowen - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Sally Owen

Anna Hammond - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/11 with Adam Shimmon

Hidden - Lead - 03/Oct/11

Brilliant
Mark Dennison - Lead - 25/Sep/11 with Dawn

Milne - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/11 with dave saxby

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/11

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

hang_about - Lead - 14/Jul/11

I'd go for 5a.
treg - 2nd - 16/Jun/11 with Rachel

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jun/11

Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Tanya Savage

thin!
Tanya Savage - 2nd - 28/May/11 with Neil Pacey

Dave Gilling - 2nd - 14/May/11 with Brett Green, Dave Bolton Knight

Good protection but quite sandy holds
gpcomps - Lead O/S - 03/May/11 with Chris Bridgland

Some tough moves after the half way mark.
Stoff - 2nd O/S - 03/May/11

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Lisa

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/11

mattparratt - Lead - 23/Apr/11

Quite scary actually. 1st VS since bashing my ankle.
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/11 with Mark Rankine

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/11

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11

Ky - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Crucko

James Moyle - 2nd - 26/Jul/10

hellboundblr - Lead - 04/Jul/10 with John Bayliss

john_ni - 2nd - 04/Jul/10 with Bryan Lewis

mbambi - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10 with steve

john_ni - 2nd - 04/Jul/10

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 24/Jun/10 with Lee Bates, Nicola Pettit

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Helen Odwell

slacky - Lead O/S - 27/May/10 with Ben

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with martin harrell

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/May/10

good route, but 5a not 4c..
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with liv_the_div

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Steve Smith

migs493 - Solo O/S - 09/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10

Two interesting moves (5b). Partly because I am short, I think. Nevertheless even a friend of mine, John, who is much taller than the average and lead it after me, said it would be 5a.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/09 with Adam W

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 13/Aug/09 with Mark Williams

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 13/Aug/09 with Wee man

Good climbing but bit overrun with ants
John Dale - 28/Jun/09 with Max Cole

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/09

Very nice, though a bit sandy and anty.
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 12/May/09 with Lizzie

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/09

Hidden - 10/May/09

on the whole pretty good, but needed a bit of a scrub.
adam carless - Lead rpt - 09/May/09 with Jon_nz

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 09/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

anyes varenne - 2nd dnf - Jul/08 with lucy, suzanne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/08

Really enjoyable climb! Wobbly block near bottom scared me though!!
Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Darrel

Darrel - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Dave

frankcp87 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Dick Bond

pleathwood - TR O/S - 04/Jun/08 with Janine

Alfredo - 2nd - Jun/08 with Ben H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

UrbanClimbing - 2nd - 2008

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/07

dpmUK - Lead O/S - 25/May/07 with Jeni

adam carless - Lead O/S - 20/May/07 with climbingpixie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/07

5a not 4c if you're a shorty.
climbingpixie - 2nd - 19/May/07 with Adam Carless

Hidden - Lead β - 19/Apr/07

At last a nice route. Really nice climbing, maybe easy at the grade? Beth subsequently lead this.
Mark_RMC - Lead - 01/Apr/07 with Rob Smart

Hannah Moulton - 2007 with Rob Middleton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

AmyR - Lead RP - Oct/06 with Matthew Clark

Hidden - 2nd β - 20/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 20/Sep/06

Harry The Owl - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/06 with Jon Hobbs

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 18/Jun/06

mel holmes - Lead - 03/Jun/06

Quiddity - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/06 with Curious Yellow

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

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/05

Theeni - Lead - Apr/05 with Matt Dalby

remember having a tough time on this, quite over grown low down.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - Sep/04 with kieth poskitt

mikej - Lead - 15/Jun/04 with Rick Naylor

Nicos - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/03 with mark richardson

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with Trev Tatler

Monk - Lead O/S - Jun/03

julian allen - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/May/02

Apharri - Lead O/S - Jul/01 with Dave Wharton

sdht - 2001

marcoleptic - Lead - 2000

rlrs - 2nd - 2000

NeilGriffiths - 19/Apr/96 with Duncan

Andy Say - Solo - 28/Jul/95

Hidden - Lead - Jun/94

Scott McRae - 2nd O/S - Apr/94 with Steve Jones

Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/93 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hammy - TR - 26/Jul/92

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jun/92

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/91

Hidden - 1991

Billg - Solo - 06/May/87 with Dave Gregory

Hidden - 1987

nigehughes - 2nd - Nov/86 with Mark Hartree

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/86

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/86 with Dave Langmead

Dave Musgrove - 15/May/86

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1986

babymoac - 04/Oct/85 with MTW

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/85

Simon2005 - Lead O/S - 1985 with KevG

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 23/Oct/83 with Donald Gibson

Ian Clare - 1983

Anton Eady - 1983

mark-abz - 2nd - 03/Sep/81 with John S

Andy Fielding - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/79

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/Jul/77

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Voting
Total votes cast 102
hard HVS0 of 34
HVS0 of 34
easy HVS1 of 34
hard VS10 of 34
VS23 of 34
easy VS0 of 34
hard HS0 of 34
HS0 of 34
easy HS0 of 34
hard 5a0 of 35
5a2 of 35
easy 5a24 of 35
hard 4c9 of 35
4c0 of 35
easy 4c0 of 35
hard 4b0 of 35
4b0 of 35
easy 4b0 of 35
3 Stars0 of 33
2 Stars21 of 33
1 Star11 of 33
0 Stars1 of 33
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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 144 (5.6%)
Lead72 of 144 (50.0%)
Followed47 of 144 (32.6%)
Toproped4 of 144 (2.8%)
Unknown13 of 144 (9.0%)

'Climbed'64 of 144 (44.4%)
clean O/S71 of 144 (49.3%)
clean β2 of 144 (1.4%)
clean rpt4 of 144 (2.8%)
clean RP1 of 144 (0.7%)
dnf2 of 144 (1.4%)