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Bollard Crack* VS 4c

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[Shortbus Andy on Bollard Crack, 2 kb]8m. The kinked crack is a right bollard! The star is awarded for people who enjoy ruining perfectly good clothing. © ROCKFAX
FA. Slim Sorrell 1948

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Pretty awks
Stroppy - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Richard Lizzimore

Mr Christian - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with chris p duck

Good moves to get established in the final (green) crack takes~a little thinking about
chris p duck - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Chris R

WhipperSnapper - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14

Charles Kinniburgh - 2nd - 26/May/14 with Rob Davies

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Howie Bartrip

Calder - 2nd - 23/Apr/14 with Mike B

Robertgiddy - Lead - 17/Apr/14

Need to learn how to jam. Waited too long at the horizontal break, got pumped and rested.
Eireannach - Lead dog - 17/Apr/14 with Matthew Boyd

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/14

timreynolds - 2nd - 12/Apr/14 with Ian

WillDoyle - Solo - 01/Apr/14

penny_pops25 - Lead dnf - Apr/14

Wevcore - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Tim Slater

tsl42 - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Kevin C

DaveB61 - Lead - 16/Mar/14 with Graham Salt

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Mar/14

Alex_Derbyshire - Lead - 13/Mar/14

Markheighton - Lead - 13/Mar/14

spragglerocks - 2nd rpt - 09/Mar/14 with James Hoyes, Rachel Batt

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Rachael S, Rachel B

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/14

Matt88 - Lead - 22/Feb/14 with Joe M

joem - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/14 with MATTR

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14

gkrgeorge - Lead dog - 2014

Matt Cooke - 2nd β - 01/Dec/13 with Scott, Sam Taylor

scott452 - Lead - 01/Dec/13 with Sam Taylor, Matt Cooke

kermit_uk - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13 with Phil Parkin

richardashe - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13 with Russtygibbons

Russtygibbons - 2nd O/S - 23/Nov/13 with richardashe

bwestwood - 2nd - 19/Oct/13

Peter Reynolds - Lead O/S - Oct/13 with ben westwood

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Sep/13

danm - Lead - 28/Sep/13 with Jake

SPD224 - 2nd - 22/Sep/13 with Martin Smith

After not finishing on lead.
treg - 2nd - 21/Sep/13 with Bird

tomthecoolperson - 2nd - 12/Sep/13 with Andrew

rohai545 - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Matt Green

MoWalker3 - 01/Sep/13 with Krish

Took a 3m fall on this from the final move.
spenser - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/13

guy757 - 05/Jul/13

uncontrollable - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Max

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/13

hipyhop - 2nd dog - 27/May/13 with Ben

Too tired from Chee Tor and snuck off to the left. Tom seconded the route properly and in style at that!
MPSBunny - Lead dnf - 27/May/13 with Tom Luff

john_ni - 2nd - 17/May/13 with Peak CC

Actually very nice
Siderunner - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Andrew P

aking12 - Lead O/S - May/13 with Rosie Lynch

RosieLynch - 2nd O/S - May/13 with Anthony King

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/13 with Kirill Spiridonov

Kirill - 2nd rpt - 14/Apr/13 with Paul Bolton

cem - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/13 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - 2nd β - 03/Mar/13

rosieposey14 - Lead - 03/Mar/13

bclifton - Lead - 2013

AlanPedrick - 2013

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12

Wayne S - 2nd O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Deacon

Tom Packer - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/12 with Lloyd

Laurence Cowton - 2nd - 27/Oct/12 with Ethan

android_lloyd - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Tom

Ethan72 - Lead - 27/Oct/12 with Laurence

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/12 with Clare Foulkes

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/12 with Clare Foulkes

johnpuddephatt - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/12

Had to save some freshers gear. Found it quite easy going if your a happy knee jammer.
Sam Husband - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Pedro, Lucy, Woger

Roger Kirke - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/12

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Rob

jamesn89 - 2nd - 23/Sep/12

PenJD - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Pat Dawson

bemdl - 2nd - 15/Sep/12

The last couple of moves felt more like 5a !! Ace route tho !!
gazfellows - Lead - 13/Sep/12 with Nic

cf2g08 - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/12

Bit go-y at top
Batt - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with rachael spraggs

spragglerocks - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Rachel Batt

ianstevens - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

Richard P Coates - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Kenny

oodie72 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Alex Pond

Last 2m felt pretty hard and steep so escaped right at the top, which was also quite interesting.
67hours - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Steeeeeve

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/12

Piers Harley - Lead - 01/Jul/12 with Paul Winder, Simon Clark

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/12

jon59 - Lead - 10/Jun/12

Charley Carpenter - Lead O/S - May/12 with Steph ward

Hidden - 2nd - May/12

stefie c - 2nd - 30/Apr/12 with Matt Harmon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/12

chrisbussell - Lead - 17/Apr/12 with Tim O'Neill

radioshed - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with dave s

David Stevens - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Marnoch Hamillton-Jones, Matt Craig

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - Apr/12 with Stefie Cray

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

adam carless - 2nd rpt - 31/Mar/12 with scc

Leelogs - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/12 with SCC

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/12

matthias13 - 2nd - 14/Mar/12 with wirralclimber1984

Part of the wide crack campaign. Easier than expected, the guidebook description made me suspect a sandbag.
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/12 with Colin Struthers

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Howie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 29/Jan/12

Bloody hell. Very old school and felt a grade harder than Tody's.
Jimbo C - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Spiros

PAJames - 2012

SteveCarratt - 2nd - 2012

Thinker01 - 2nd - 20/Nov/11

cam1401 - 2nd - 17/Oct/11 with Andy O

pauldr - Lead - 22/Sep/11 with Ben

Flew up it!
Guy Atkinson - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/11 with Dan Osbaldeston, Chris Swift

liamoloughlin - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11

jack89 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/11 with Brian

JEP - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/11

DanC1985 - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

lozowen - Solo - 30/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/11

ashmellor - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with dan fawley

Tom Redmond - Lead - 22/Apr/11 with tom ivory

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/11

AMarchant - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/11 with Ally Hurst

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

Hidden - Apr/11

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/11 with Gabi

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Mar/11

highfivekrissy - Lead - Mar/11 with Issy Booker

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - Feb/11

markpollak - 2011

Luuuuuke - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/10 with Ian

James_D - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/10 with Esther

Not as bad as the description indicates, I thought it was great fun but could do with a bit more traffic at the bottom to clean all the green crap off the slab.
gethin_allen - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/10 with Spiros

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/10

for some sadistic reason Kirk picked this for a warm up.
pebbles - 2nd - 16/May/10

Kirk - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with Peri

Ropeboy - Lead - 09/May/10 with Bunny

alitamlit - Lead - 09/May/10 with Tom Barlow, chi

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/10

Chi Cheng - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10 with Tom Barlow, Alistair Tamlit

outtathaway - 2nd O/S - 04/May/10

a great route ,top bit easy if you use your loaf ( whillans the sloth )
pauldr - Lead O/S - 04/May/10

Pete Graham - Solo - 14/Apr/10

Chris made it look hard!
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Dreadlocks Chris

willworkforfoodjnr - Lead - 28/Mar/10 with Alex Thompson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10

davesperring - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/09 with Tom Webber

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/09

jimdanson - 2nd - 13/Sep/09 with dan middleton

awkward for grade
danm - Lead - 13/Sep/09 with Jim Danson

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

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

Couldn't get established in the upper offwith and ended up escaping off right. Would have been easier without a helmet.
Mr. K - Lead dnf - 11/Sep/09 with Roger Hill

tomhull - Lead - 05/Sep/09 with dave thornley

nakedave - 2nd - 05/Sep/09 with Tom Hull

Horrible
Kelly D - TR β - 16/Aug/09 with Dave ?

Dave89 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Laura

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/09

Kirill - 2nd - 18/Jul/09 with Maxime, Gareth

richorme - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Wendy Potts

not very nice, very awkward overhanging block to finnish.
shaun walby - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Phil West

Phil West - Lead dnf - 18/Apr/09 with Shaun Walby

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09

Great climb. Had issues with the initial crack, but once I got going it all came together really nicely. Top section was brilliant. Oh, and no clothes ruined.
James_D - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Ed

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 21/Nov/08

rob wmc - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Alex WW

petellis - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Jenny Clarke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08

slacky - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Gary Shephard

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd dog - 07/Jun/08 with Ben H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/08

simonfife - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08 with Bob

kenneM - Lead - May/08 with Muzz

donkster - Lead O/S - Feb/08 with ben

cooper leek - 2nd O/S - Feb/08 with donk

tommytwotone - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/08

Shauna - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/08 with tommytwotone

Pete Graham - 2nd - Jan/08 with James Fleming

Sean Kelly - 2008

Quite the opposite to my sort of climb, I was extremely glad to not be on the sharp end (and Paul did fantastically to get up it). To my shame I couldn't do the last move without a little concentrating screaming.
whiting.jp - 2nd - 07/Oct/07 with Paul (from UKCMC)

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

Hidden - Sep/07

givemetea - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/07 with Nick Smith and Hannah Heywood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/07

Richard Hill - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Brian Quinn

Couldn't figgure out how to get into top wide crack , had to escape to the right
Katya - Lead dnf - 11/Jul/07 with Iain

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 01/May/07

craig matheson - Solo O/S - Apr/07

Trobbo - 2nd - 11/Mar/07 with tom morgan

M_W_Court - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

worth it for final moves
adam carless - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/06 with Jon_nz

Horrible! Jam crack impossible resulting in some A0
kevinknights - 2nd dog - 15/Sep/06 with Matt

markbenton - Lead - Sep/06

Another James - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/06 with Kirsten S

Deceptively difficult top crack. Not the easy warm up climmb I though it was
Mark_RMC - Lead - 08/Jul/06 with Michelle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/06

ChrisJD - 2nd - 18/Feb/06 with rc

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/06

ccrowle - Lead - 2006

John Lisle - 2006

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Nov/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/05

Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/05 with Dale

May have gone too far right at the top. will have to do this one again to be sure!
Matt Bill Platypus - Lead - 18/Sep/05 with Becs

loonyclimber - Lead - Jun/05

SteveM - Lead - 07/May/05 with Tobs

Steve_Fozz - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/05

lisafer - 2005

Will Gordon - Lead O/S - Aug/04 with James Roberts, Chris Bradshaw

Ander - Lead - 15/Jul/04

mark4344 - Lead - 11/Jun/04 with Matt Payne

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 15/May/04

feilx - 2004

Guymer - 2004

Ander - Lead - 03/Oct/03 with Kev

Swirly - 2nd - Aug/03 with Duncan Bourne

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Jun/03

Phil West - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/03 with Chris Tan & Shaun Walby

Neil Curtis - 2nd - 02/Mar/03 with Andy Goddard

Hidden - 2003

awkward top move
cjphillips - Lead O/S - Oct/02

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/02

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/02

Duncan I - Lead - 2001

tlr - Solo - 2000

Rock Fairy - 2nd - 2000 with Carl

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/99

Jim Brooke - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/99 with Rob Lavin

Iain Thow - Lead - 16/May/99 with Dave Bradshaw

Hidden - Lead - 1999

Howard J - 2nd - 16/Jun/98 with Mark Ford

Paul-Michael - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/97 with David Reading

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jun/97 with Debbie Wilkinson

rachm2004 - 2nd - 12/Oct/96

timreynolds - Lead - 05/May/96 with John Burnip

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/94

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/94 with Mark Pudner

JiveWeasel - Lead - May/94

Laramadness - TR - 24/Jan/94

epic ed - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/92 with Beds CC trip

Roget - Solo O/S - 08/May/92

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/90 with John Byrne

Raggar - Lead - 1990 with Steve B

Hidden - 1989

babymoac - Lead - 18/Oct/87 with Dan Guest

J R R Hartley - 2nd O/S - Jul/86 with Don Ward

Hidden - 2nd - 1985

sadams - 2nd - 23/Sep/84 with Allen Aylesbury CC

Ian Clare - 1984

malc - 2nd - 19/Sep/82

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - May/82

Dave Musgrove - 28/Mar/81 with Kim Greenald

mark-abz - 2nd - Apr/80 with ?

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jan/78

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1978

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 21/May/77 with Nial --?

RichardMc - Lead - 06/Nov/76 with Betty Seifert

mikej - 2nd - 07/Oct/73 with Geoff Williams

mikej - TR - 25/Feb/73 with ?

Hidden - TR - 06/Feb/73

The sort of climb you were warned about by your mother
rogerskews - Lead - 1973 with CMC Members

David Smith - 1970

RichardMc - Lead - 19/Jul/69

Andy Say - Lead - 1969

mikej - Solo - 22/May/68 with Wil Hurford

mikej - 2nd - 09/Mar/68 with Brian Norris

mikej - Lead - 21/Sep/67 with John Lee

mikej - Lead - 27/Nov/66 with Frank Chester

mikej - TR - 30/Oct/66 with Mike Lewis

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Voting
Total votes cast 143
hard HVS0 of 52
HVS0 of 52
easy HVS0 of 52
hard VS30 of 52
VS21 of 52
easy VS0 of 52
hard HS1 of 52
HS0 of 52
easy HS0 of 52
hard 5a0 of 51
5a0 of 51
easy 5a1 of 51
hard 4c6 of 51
4c42 of 51
easy 4c1 of 51
hard 4b1 of 51
4b0 of 51
easy 4b0 of 51
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Style of ascent

Soloed16 of 280 (5.7%)
Lead143 of 280 (51.1%)
Followed95 of 280 (33.9%)
Toproped5 of 280 (1.8%)
Alt Leads1 of 280 (0.4%)
Unknown20 of 280 (7.1%)

'Climbed'126 of 280 (45.0%)
clean O/S129 of 280 (46.1%)
clean β3 of 280 (1.1%)
clean rpt4 of 280 (1.4%)
dogged12 of 280 (4.3%)
dnf6 of 280 (2.1%)