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Crooked Start VS 4c

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[Crooked Start, 3 kb]10m. Climb the wide cracks on the front face of the buttress. Head right at the top to the finish of Tinsel's Tangle. © ROCKFAX
FA. Wilf White 1956

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 101 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

999thAndy - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/14

Clemmo - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/14

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 16/Nov/13 with Phil Baxter, Alex Twist

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13 with Richard

mikej - 2nd - 20/Aug/13 with Rick Naylor

sazmaz - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Dan Lanchester-Wright

Clee - 2nd - 06/Jun/13 with Julian

westong - 03/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/May/13

nice moves all the way
adam carless - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with SecretSquirrel, James Rowe

slacky - Lead rpt - 11/May/13

Rich Malcolm - Lead rpt - 05/May/13 with Neil Jackson

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/13

Interesting finish. Not worth the walk tho.
marcduhig - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/13 with Sexy Liz

bclifton - Lead - 2013

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/12

jshields - Lead - 19/Aug/12 with Mike Dowsett

Savaged by midges.
Gareth Bowen - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12 with Tom Challen

Graeme Hammond - Solo rpt - 21/May/12

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

Hidden - TR - 07/Apr/12

stephenhartley - Lead - 31/Mar/12 with Laurence King

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/12

After failure on Ghost of the Brook
harold walmsley - 2nd rpt - 13/Mar/12 with Colin Struthers

nice wee climb in a lovely setting.
Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Howie

dionisys - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with pat dawson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Nov/11

LakesWinter - 2nd rpt - 03/Sep/11 with Mark

Brown - Lead - 14/Jul/11 with Lily

Jim Brownlow - 2nd O/S - 29/May/11 with Mike Hayes

slacky - 2nd rpt - 19/May/11 with Ben

Seemed easy for VS 4c. Thought it deserved at least one star, though.
markhammonds - Lead O/S - 11/May/11 with Joe Barragry

crag_hopper_Jay - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Andy Peters

Hidden - Lead β - 24/Apr/11

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

First lead of the year. It's been too long...
Becky E - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Graeme Hammond

Lovely climb, with a bit more traffic this would be solid 2 star material
Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Becky E

Guy Wilson - 2nd - 19/Mar/11 with Andy Winter, Byron Buck

KatrinaP - 2nd - 19/Mar/11 with Dave Gilling

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11

Byronius Maximus - 2nd - 19/Mar/11 with Andy Winter, Guy Wilson

slacky - Lead - 22/Jan/11 with Andes, Nick Taylor

rikbattye - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/10

999thAndy - 2nd - 01/Sep/10

Martin Stevens - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with Tony M.

migs493 - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Josh

Very pleasant and very safe. A rather soft touch for VS4c.
djones66 - 2nd - 01/Jul/10 with Stve mc D

tompilgrem - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/10 with Dad

Nice climb in the shade on a hot day.
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10 with Bob/Tom

Pilch - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/10 with Graham

LozM - Lead - 23/May/10 with Mark J

Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Terry

Sarah Brookes - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with dave wheal

Milne - TR O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Dave

julian allen - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/09

thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Becca

A good route though with a worrying rounded top-out (maybe I should have placed some gear on the 2nd half of the route!) HS 4b
BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Tom

frost - Solo - 11/Aug/09

Graham led
Pilch - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Ed and Graham

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Pilch and Graham

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - May/09

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Chris FitzHugh and Ady

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Mr Carpet

Clee - Lead - 19/Apr/09 with Steve

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Consolation for finding the arete was too hard...
petemeads - Lead - 19/Jun/08

sten - Lead O/S - 25/May/08 with Amy Gustin/Tommy Franzen

Jim Walton - 2008

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/07

Circus - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Scaffolder Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/07

Don't get why this is given VS here... More like a hard S / easy HS 4b!
Pythonist - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/07

HannyHancock - Lead dog - 04/Feb/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Jul/06

Mutl3y - Lead - 18/Feb/06 with Clog

Clog - 2nd - 18/Feb/06 with Mutl3y

Jon Greengrass - 2006

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/05

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/05 with Josh Radford

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 05/Jun/04 with Nicola Pettit

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/04

LakesWinter - 2nd - Mar/04

Hidden - Solo - Sep/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/May/02

Hidden - Lead - Apr/01

Roget - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/97

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/93

Not really worth 4c.
Rog Wilko - Lead - May/93 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - TR O/S - 16/May/92

Nigel Bond - Solo - 03/Jan/81

Andy Say - Solo - 10/Aug/79

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1978

mikej - Solo - 02/May/70 with E

mikej - Solo - 30/Sep/67 with Steve Radford, Dave Williams, Nigel Sumner

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
AndyPagett, Steve Waters, Mynydd, David Wynne, jaxxman, Hidden, Hidden, hairynortherner, Chalky Cat, Jord64@msn.com

Voting
Total votes cast 79
hard HVS0 of 28
HVS0 of 28
easy HVS0 of 28
hard VS1 of 28
VS2 of 28
easy VS2 of 28
hard HS23 of 28
HS0 of 28
easy HS0 of 28
hard 5a0 of 27
5a0 of 27
easy 5a0 of 27
hard 4c0 of 27
4c3 of 27
easy 4c3 of 27
hard 4b21 of 27
4b0 of 27
easy 4b0 of 27
3 Stars0 of 24
2 Stars4 of 24
1 Star19 of 24
0 Stars1 of 24
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Style of ascent

Soloed16 of 101 (15.8%)
Lead46 of 101 (45.5%)
Followed31 of 101 (30.7%)
Toproped4 of 101 (4.0%)
Unknown4 of 101 (4.0%)

'Climbed'39 of 101 (38.6%)
clean O/S49 of 101 (48.5%)
clean β1 of 101 (1.0%)
clean rpt9 of 101 (8.9%)
dogged3 of 101 (3.0%)