Bel Ami** VS 4b
[John Stainforth on Bel Ami (VS), Curbar, April 1969, 2 kb]20m. The flake and narrowing crack (laybacking or jamming - whichever is your forte) leads to the crusty arete of the squat tower and a real summit tick. Escape off the back. © ROCKFAX
FA. Wilf White late 1940s 12/Jun/1947

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Photo: John Stainforth on Bel Ami (VS), Curbar, April 1969 © Gordon Stainforth
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This climb is in 650 logbooks, and on 24 wishlists.

Bernie L - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Bastian Bühler

john max - Lead - 28/Sep/14 with John Bayliss

TobyA - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Tom R

Aline - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Peak Climbing Club Sheffield

Lovely climb.
stevelismore - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14 with John Maxfield PCC

john_ni - 2nd - 28/Sep/14 with Steve Lismore ( PCC), John Maxfield (PCC)

Top ArÍte has a couple of easy moves in a great position, the start is more like 4C
Deezel65 - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/14 with Cragtyke

cragtyke - 2nd - 24/Sep/14 with Ross

Jack93 - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/14 with James Thyng

Davefro - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14

matt.stevenson - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 31/Aug/14

a route of contrasts, nice
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Robby

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/14

FlavioL1989 - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Rob Edwards

MichaelGallimore - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Ben Philips

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 27/Aug/14

Initial crack was more awkward than I expected. Great finish up the arete.
ralphio - 2nd - 27/Aug/14 with Nik

tiga271 - Lead - 09/Aug/14 with Dave

andy.smythe - 2nd - 04/Aug/14

leeds_belle - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Jul/14

Really nice laybacking. Windy at the top
JimboWizbo - Lead - 12/Jul/14 with gaz, Ian, Beth

A really fun route!
Stroppy - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Tom Bushell

PaulTanton - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/14

ifletcher - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with adam jordan

AMJ098 - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 29/Jun/14

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 28/Jun/14 with Mark Anstiss

andyclimber - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14

pimpy - Lead β - 14/Jun/14 with Mladin

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with EeFu

EeFu - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Kirill Spiridonov

ColdAndWet - Lead - 13/Jun/14 with Glyn Carter

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jun/14

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/14 with Caroline Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/14

Climbed as two pitches because we brought the short rope. The first pitch was a perfect layback crack.
cragsman9000 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Neil

R0bbie - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Taba

Jamming crack that turned into a lay back on the first half.
bob_cbr - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/14 with cragsman9000

nutallovertheface - Solo O/S - Jun/14 with Elliot

DavidR - 2nd rpt - 31/May/14 with Cath Sanders, Holly Adamthwaite

ashtond6 - Lead rpt - 16/May/14

the power - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with rob

john_ni - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Mick Sissons (PCC)

nrhardy - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with paul29uk

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

Laybacking the lower crack felt more logical. Worked up a green finger crack at the next section before gaining the arete, rather than walking up the slope. Working out onto the face of the pinnacle added to the top section.
tedswag - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/14 with Callum Taylor

layback in lower section felt really solid, awesome finish at the pinnacle and a great view!
callumbtaylor - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/14 with Tom Dickinson

jennifer.hack - 12/Apr/14 with Matt Harle

Racked up in a hurry as the rain came sweeping across the valley. Reached the ledge with not too much difficulty, but it was too wet and windy and not enough gear and rope left to attempt the top tower.
crossdressingrodney - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/14 with James L

Arrival of rain and lack of gear meant we had to stop 2m short of the top of the arete. Great layback moves up the crack.
jameselee85 - 2nd β - 12/Apr/14

cragtyke - 2nd - 05/Apr/14 with Big Lee

Great route. Steep lay-backing low down and a great position on the pinnacle high up.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/14 with John Burns

martinbettridge06 - Lead - Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - Apr/14

LJC - 2nd rpt - 24/Mar/14 with George

Nice crack at the bottom. cool belay on the pinnacle!
ClemB - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14

did the first pitch because I thought it looked nice as I walked along, only found out about the second pitch afterwards!
Teappleby - Solo - 12/Mar/14

Matthew Ferrier - 2nd - 12/Mar/14 with Clem

phildawson - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Tim Newton

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with phil dawson

David_Gledson - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/14

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Tor Nockles

Palmer - Lead - 04/Dec/13 with mackie

great route
Lukem6 - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/13 with sam d

really nice exposure at top!
farkas.time - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Mo Muschick, Aaron Comeault

4b?????
Fred_Richard - Lead - 29/Sep/13

Nick Wallis - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Tom Holdsworth

pebbles - 2nd - 28/Sep/13 with kevin

Good lay back, then good exposure on top half.
Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/13 with Ken

Haydn Jones - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/13 with duncan

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/13

dionisys - 2nd - 23/Aug/13 with andy smythe

andy.smythe - Lead - 23/Aug/13

Excellent route in two parts. very fine finish on the tower.
stratandrew - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Emily Pitts

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Dave Chidgey

dionisys - Lead - Aug/13 with barry vanderhoven

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - Aug/13

rpinto - 2nd β - 07/Jul/13

Jenny Clarke - 2nd - Jul/13 with Chriswallis2

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Jenny

Darron - 22/Jun/13

simon1965 - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/13 with dom

Brilliant finish on top of the pinnacle.
Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 16/Jun/13 with Tom Starks, Max Streeton

Pero - Lead β - 09/Jun/13

cherad - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Louise Bell

treg - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/13 with Bird

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/13

James Oakes - 2nd O/S - 27/May/13 with Tim Slater

tsl42 - Lead O/S - 27/May/13 with James Oakes

sopaz - Lead - 26/May/13 with Mackie

RoscoJB - Lead - 26/May/13 with Ruth Kirby

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/13

jogh - 2nd - 19/May/13 with Vincent

vinni - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with James

alex thackway - TR O/S - 12/May/13 with Gareth

Gareth Waite - TR - 12/May/13 with Alex Thackway

Had to rest before ploughing up the layback.
Phil Layton - Lead dog - 11/May/13 with Phil Laxton

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/13

Jim Slater - Lead rpt - 02/May/13 with Paul PCC

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/13

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Alan Middup

leglesslizard - Lead O/S - May/13

Dave Mason - AltLd O/S - 23/Apr/13 with Trev Tatler

Hidden - Lead - 14/Apr/13

Tom Campbell - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13

alooker - 2nd - Apr/13

ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/13

drysori - Lead - 22/Feb/13 with Harry Eastham

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

Gambit - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Barney

Murray Lee Brown - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13

ig248 - Lead rpt - 13/Jan/13 with Isolde Murphy

EmilyCreative - 2nd - 2013

alexcollins123 - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12

Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 10/Nov/12

gsavell - TR dog - 10/Nov/12 with Sarah Knight

woodsy - Lead - 04/Nov/12 with bedsprings

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Oct/12

LJC - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Nathan, ben.richards

torsok - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Rich

torsok - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Rich

Tom led. Raining did in approach shoes - a struggle!
Tony Holdsworth - 2nd rpt - 29/Sep/12 with Tom Reed, Nick Mitchell

Reedymc - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Nick Mitchell, Tony Holdsworth

DaveB61 - 2nd - 23/Sep/12 with Dean Jones

Jones_d - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12 with David Blankard

James_L88 - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/12 with James Moore

moorsy88 - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12 with James Long

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with MartinWilliams87

MartinWilliams87 - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Richard Williams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12

mark4344 - 2nd - 16/Sep/12 with Andy Philipson, Matt Payne

cheeky - 2nd rpt - 16/Sep/12 with Mark Philipson, Andy

Climbster - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/12 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 12/Sep/12 with Matt

Fragmod - Lead - 09/Sep/12

pbuggy91 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

SuperstarDJ - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Kenny Watson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12

Brannock - Lead - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 19/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/12

Chris Sansum - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Duncan Atkinson

ianjfsutcliffe - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Courty

Alex.M-M. - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Alysn MM

Richard P Coates - Lead dog - 21/Jul/12 with Dave

mattshort - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

mattpw - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jul/12

cheeky - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Mark Philipson

mark4344 - 2nd - 26/Jun/12 with Matt Payne

illwizod - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Dave Raymen

RichyBOYY - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with Arthur parker

bobstones - 2nd - 01/Jun/12 with Wayne Murphy

hotfeet - Lead - 01/Jun/12 with Austen Moulding, Kent

waynem1985 - Lead - 01/Jun/12 with Bob Stones

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/May/12

john max - 2nd - 29/May/12 with David Fisher

Thinker01 - 2nd - 27/May/12 with Becster

becster - Lead - 27/May/12 with Mark_Day

great climb ,very powerful
Peakology - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Chalkycat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12 with Dom

Harri777 - 2nd - 20/May/12 with Simon H

Lee lead it. I successfully jammed all the way in the first half without a single layback - pleased. Both first (technical) and second (exposure) halves have its own character; would be 3-star without the half-way big ledge.
masa-alpin - 2nd β - 20/May/12 with Simon Da, Lee P

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

Oceanic - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

jonleighton - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

ipegg - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Gavin Philips

Martin Bagshaw - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with Gavin Phillips, Ian Pegg

gavster2405 - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Ian Pegg

pelvoux - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Mario

Seconded years ago
fatbuoybazza - 2nd rpt - 12/May/12 with Mikael

Bisteris - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Rhys Jenkins

charley - 2nd rpt - 03/May/12 with JackD, Ange

Shame about the big break between the first crack and arete, wished the tower was more cut off too, then this would be an epic!
Jackwd - Lead O/S - 03/May/12 with Angela Paul

Nice lead by Jack who got up despite a bit of a slip. Perfect jamming for me, lovely route, found it easy.
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 03/May/12 with Jack Drake, Charley Fell

frost - 2nd - 01/Apr/12 with Clare

mjeffery - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/12

Rob84 - 2nd rpt - 11/Mar/12 with Ben Wolstenholme, Rob Adie

Alfie seconded
Rowan Mitchell - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12

Easy when you know how!
Rhythm24 - 2nd β - 25/Feb/12 with MikeCheque

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Feb/12

georgeevans88 - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Alex Pattison

aipattison - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with George Evans

Took a good little fall onto No.3 friend off the top flake, should of just lay backed it and not hung around jamin, pumped out of my box!
Rhythm24 - Lead dnf - 25/Feb/12 with MikeCheque

david morse - 2nd O/S - 19/Feb/12 with tlmarjot, Ben Lea

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Feb/12

tlmarjot - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12 with Dave Morse, Ben Lea

Hidden - 2012

fifth - 2012

Nick1812P - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Elliott

mark20 - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Oct/11

tiga271 - 2nd - 30/Oct/11 with mark20

spitfirerick - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/11

lovely climb just as sun set ... magic
pog100 - Lead - 15/Oct/11 with Richard, Cath Walton

thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Stuart Reeves

stuaart - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Thomas Smith

g1m147 - Lead - 15/Oct/11

shouter - 2nd - 28/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11

Finished leading just before the torrential rain ...
Dizz - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11 with Matt K

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/11

JJB - 2nd - 03/Sep/11

kp64zl - Lead - Sep/11 with Keith

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Tom Jagger

Decided to lead this after watching Dave lead it, its good to see how different we all climb even brothers.
matthomas79 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/11

Montecore - Lead dog - 23/Jul/11 with Richard Lizzimore

Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Vic Odell

rfdl100 - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Rikki

treg - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/11 with Rachel

Great adventure, will lead this the next time
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/11 with David PCC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/11

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 02/Jul/11 with Peter Staves

Gear beta for top of crack...
Lumbering Oaf - Lead β - 25/Jun/11 with James Hoyes, Verity Payne

cragtyke - 2nd - 11/Jun/11 with gareth h

Si Croft - Lead - 05/Jun/11 with Bernie

gripped01 - Lead - Jun/11 with Rimon Than

tom.ireson - 2nd - Jun/11 with Emilio Bachini

Really sustained climbing - Pumpy!
Mcleodd - Lead O/S - Jun/11 with Rob Hawksworth

Nick Rundall - 31/May/11 with Al Padkin, John Cooper

djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Tim (wanneys)

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 30/Apr/11 with Doug Beaumont

SteveM - 2nd - 23/Apr/11 with Kat

This time without the histrionics!
kitkat78 - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/11 with SteveM

finished up left hand side of the summit tower. great route.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11 with Paul Justin

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11 with Simon C

Good layback although the arete was a little disappointing.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11 with Martin Kocsis

greasy in places.
highclimber - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11

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

DavidR - 2nd rpt - 17/Apr/11 with Kevin Bowser

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

asmith37 - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Dave Rose

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/11

SteWatkins - Apr/11

"First pitch" only.
SteveM - 2nd - 20/Mar/11 with Kat

Persuaded to try despite protestations of being too exhuasted... I was right. Finished with a top-rope rescue as my tired brain wouldn't trust bomber gear. Falling practise require I think!
kitkat78 - Lead dnf - 20/Mar/11 with SteveM

first lead above hvd, one rest shouldn't have rested really!
Homebrew165 - Lead - 07/Mar/11 with Ufton, talon_guy

andy_e - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/11

Taer - 2nd dog - 06/Mar/11 with Anthony Eccles

scary!!!!!!
oooeese - Lead dog - 29/Jan/11 with stvey

stvey - 2nd dog - 29/Jan/11 with Louise Cowie

Byronius Maximus - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Michael King

Hidden - Lead - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

mwatson - 2011

cymjt - 2011

FlorianCastagne - Solo O/S - 14/Nov/10 with Siebe Vanhee

Went direct up the chimney without using the ledge.
howlingbaboon - 2nd rpt - 13/Nov/10 with Scott

braders94 - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/10 with Rob Cooper

tried leading, fell off liam took over, seconded it
Joel Green - 2nd - Nov/10

One of my favourite VSes I've lead so far. Got some high gear in, took a moment to commit to the layback, but as you gain height, so the corner becomes more positive. The top half feels quite easy and safe, but is in a great position.
treg - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Bart Shaw

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Oct/10

Si dH - 2nd rpt - 17/Oct/10 with Pete

PeteH - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/10

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Christian Minett

Great exposed climbing!
Rhythm24 - 2nd β - 10/Oct/10 with Rob Benton, Hannah

Abevan - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with james walker

hrgcb - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with prinny

shafiq lalloo - Lead - 26/Sep/10 with ciaran1999

Chi Cheng - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/10 with Liam Brown

brian watson - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/10 with scott titt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10

Andy37 - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

CedricVonTwitch - TR dnf - 21/Aug/10

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Luke Paul, Peter Ziak, Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

Kev's lead. Fantastic laybacking :D
charley - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Luke, Steve Fletcher, Ange, Peter, Kev

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Kevin Tithe

nathanlee - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/10 with Alex Hughes

bennevis - 2nd - 08/Aug/10 with Jon

max_chan - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Phil PCC, Steve Carty

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Claire Holland

squidgebob - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10 with jamie

Jamesb55 - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/10 with John Slarke

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/10 with Jaime

Tony Holdsworth - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/10 with Peter Harris

maxkellock - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/10 with Hannes

ajc - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/10

Jon Dittman - Lead - 11/Jul/10

samdenny - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/10 with Daryl Godfrey

Guy Atkinson - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Adam Lindley

atom - Lead - 16/Jun/10 with Guy

Mr. K - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/10 with Fred Mainwaring

peter fetlar - 2nd - 29/May/10 with andrew

Fab also! Lovely layback with great protection.
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 25/May/10 with Buxton MC

idiotproof (Buxton MC) - Lead dog - 25/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/10

Lower layback was completely solid once committed. Upper tower felt a little airy but the holds were all there. Classic gritstone route.
Mr. K - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with John Lewis

davidwright - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Sam

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 15/May/10 with John Inkpen

philboy - Lead - 01/May/10 with matt g

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/10 with Tony

LukeP LCC - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with pete pounds

matthewjames - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Alan Saul

BeccaSnowden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Tom

Really good.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Becca

Daniel Heath - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/10

bigbobbyking - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Chris Allan

Nice climbing. Got 3 hexes in!
Hardonicus - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with nick a

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10

oliwarlow - 2nd - 04/Apr/10 with Polly

andrew sandercock - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 13/Dec/09 with John Tourle, Wee man

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

Well protected challenging lower section, with one good rest on bomber jam just below the widening. Belayed on ledge to the right of the tower as gale-force winds precluded sitting on top, nevermind climbing it. Shame. Looks good though!
Conor1 - Lead dnf - 24/Oct/09 with John

slacky - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Ben Abell

Andy Peak 1 - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/09

vvanhinsbergh - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Chris Burn

Tony Little - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/09 with daniel, Ed Brown

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 26/Sep/09

Twisty - 2nd rpt - 22/Sep/09 with Nigel Stock

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Martin Stevens

Neil D - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Ben Ram

thecurlyone - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Neil D

AngelaC - Lead - 21/Aug/09 with Dieter Cole

JWB - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/09 with Martin Harrell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09

Rachel Somerville - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Mike, Mike Freeman

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/09

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/09 with Andrew

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Jul/09

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

Cake - 2nd - 18/Jul/09 with Matt

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 09/Jul/09 with Rob

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/09

Nicola's lead
ChuckstarUK - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Nicola and Rob

Becky E - Lead - 28/May/09 with PCC newbies

Tired out on flake, 1 rest then no problem
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd dog - 28/May/09

odox - Lead - 25/May/09 with Andy Birtwistle

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/09

tommytwotone - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Nigel

Tried to lead this and got freaked out by the lack of footholds on the layback. Lowered off and allowed Stu the honours
Smeggles - 2nd RP - 15/Apr/09 with Albatross Stu

Lou Kennedy - Lead - 01/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/09

kermit_uk - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Steve Woolass

very nice. i imagined i was in the alps for a little while.
w.pettet-smith - 2nd - 15/Mar/09 with duncan the quiet american

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/09

koopa - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

hrgcb - Lead - 2009 with Joe Prinold

robin heath - Lead O/S - 2009 with Graham Scott, Dan Hodgson

Hidden - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

Scary moment on the layback when both feet almost slipped!! Great route.
Matt Fry - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/08 with Dafydd Roberts

James_D - Lead O/S - Dec/08 with Matt

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

exelbyt - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/08 with Dan Winter

HamishD - 2nd O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Luke Lindsay

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/08

Shauna - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Steve

Jayne-Louise - 2nd O/S - Oct/08 with George

mike278 - 2nd - 21/Sep/08 with Dave and Jenny

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

Hidden - 2nd dog - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/08

Brown - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/08

Sidekick - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Climbing in approach shoes
Andrew Sloan - 2nd rpt - 25/Aug/08

jcurley - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Mike Buddle

pebbles - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with cefyn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/08

Backed off the layback / jamming corner crack. Would like to go back and finish it.
gravity - Lead dnf - 03/Aug/08 with David

Jim Slater - 2nd rpt - 24/Jul/08 with Becky

Becky E - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/08 with PCC

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/08 with Paul

PenJD - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/08 with Heather Swift

Foot slipped on top of lower part on lay back sequence, school boy error leading with wrong foot, very embarassed! Quite strenious for a 4b but good fun. Top is quite exposed.
wingalina - 2nd dog - 01/Jul/08 with Robert Turnbull

Hidden - Jul/08

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Jul/08

psychicbread - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/08 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

duzinga - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Jim and Ewan

Nice layback sequence, felt tough for 4b.
Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/08 with Steve C

Previously climed On-site in June 1997. My first VS on my return to outdoor climbing. Felt great.
KillingtonT - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/08 with Andrew May

great climb, nice layback on lower crack, top felt pretty exposed
boomerang - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/08 with KillingtonT

alaan - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/08

Andy Chubb - Lead - 16/May/08 with Gideon Castro

Hidden - Lead β - 14/May/08

EAYL - 2nd - 14/May/08 with Queequeg

bigphil - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08 with Toby & Calum

DavidR - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08 with Holly Adamthwaite

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Gareth LMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

Oceanic - 08/May/08

Tom87 - 2nd O/S - 04/May/08 with Jez

Sankey - AltLd - 23/Apr/08 with Clare

Mark Walter - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/08 with Jon Bleiker

SteveM - 2nd rpt - 10/Feb/08 with Kat

kitkat78 - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08 with SteveM

lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/08

Felt surprisingly insecure. Dunno why. Went okay in the end, but left me pumped.
cmsg - Lead O/S - Jan/08 with Luke Gannarelli

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Jim Walton - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Very green and slimy but somehow better for it...
alaan - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/07 with Adam

gb83 - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/07 with I.Killey

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/07 with John Camateras

OffshoreAndy - 2nd - 07/Oct/07 with NCC Kelvin

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/07 with Andy Winter

Excellent juggy laybacking
Twisty - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/07

arms !!
rayash - Lead - 20/Sep/07 with bluebrad

Hidden - 2nd dog - 19/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Andrew Sloan - 2nd rpt - 01/Sep/07 with Steve Grove

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/07

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - Aug/07

Backed off the pinnacle due to the howling gale. Layback section was just perfect though 8-)
climbingpixie - Lead dnf - 28/Jul/07 with Skivingbluecat and Whitt

roberto18 - Lead - 10/Jul/07 with Dad (Mike Bridges)

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

Dhonny_Jaws - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Andrew Porter, Michael Porter

Another James - Lead O/S - Jul/07 with Christophe

cem - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/07 with Jon C, Gerard Thornley

AngelaC - Lead - 02/Jun/07 with Dieter Cole

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 25/May/07 with Rob

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/07

Steerpike - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/07 with Dean

Lovely mixed route, with nice laybacking, good gear and exposure at the top.
EG - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07 with Kristy

Adam Potter - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/07

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/07

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/07 with Nick Selmes

Hidden - 2007

Adam Moroz - Lead - 2007

Nick Taylor - Lead O/S - 2007 with Will Grange

John Lisle - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 02/Dec/06

andymoin - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/06 with Neil Mackenzie

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/06 with Sandy

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/06 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd - Nov/06

feilx - Solo - 14/Oct/06

towdman - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/06 with Reuben Armitage

DavidR - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/06 with Steve Mead and Matt Hopkinson

SteveM - 2nd - 10/Sep/06 with Dave & Faff

ron244 - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Ali

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/06

Howard J - 2nd rpt - 15/Aug/06 with Mark Ford

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/06

Got scared, why? I have no idea
A Crook - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/06 with Dom Stockton

Hidden - Lead - Aug/06

need to take a camera
markbenton - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jul/06

reg_measures - 2nd rpt - 24/Jun/06 with Jorge

JohnHutch - Lead - 19/Jun/06 with MG

dan gibson - 2nd - 17/Jun/06 with helen gibson

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/06

jonny_098 - Lead β - 11/Jun/06 with Matt Bazire

arin78 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/06 with Mark

Martin Haworth - Lead - Jun/06 with scott

Budge - 2nd O/S - 11/May/06

First VS lead. Hoorah.
dangerousoldfool - Lead O/S - May/06 with Neil B

First VS second!
Reaver2k - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Mike Mortimer

cragdan - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/06 with AJ

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/06

Julia Chatterton - 2nd - 19/Feb/06 with Will

Tobias at Home - 2nd rpt - 06/Feb/06 with SteveM

Hidden - Lead - 05/Feb/06

SteveM - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/06 with Tobs

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/06

mike kann - Lead O/S - 2006 with Rob Scheicl

dan gibson - 2006

chrissloan84 - Lead O/S - 2006 with Stu

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

ArnaudG - 2006

mr bounce - 2006

Hidden - Lead dog - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Far to cold to hold on
willmot - 2nd O/S - Dec/05 with Richard Simpson (Lead)

rested to get gear out. again.
catt - 2nd dog - 13/Nov/05 with Toby

fun sitting on top of the pinnacle.
Tobias at Home - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/05 with catt

Jody - Lead O/S - Nov/05 with DW

Nicos - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/05 with christos liaskos

Si dH - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/05 with Andy Morris

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/05

PenJD - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/05 with Ruth Smitton

Andy Chubb - Lead - 10/Apr/05 with Steve Goodman

Sankey - Jan/05

Hidden - 2005

Climb Rox - Lead - 2005

Hidden - 2nd - 2005

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 19/Dec/04 with Bunny

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/04

Marq - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/04 with Daniel Dennehy

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/04 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/04

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/04

Led P1
Stig - AltLd O/S - 17/May/04 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

jsw1 - 2nd O/S - 09/May/04 with Andy Bond

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/04 with Slim Beam

cornishben - 2nd O/S - 2004 with Gavin Edwards

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 2004

tommy82 - Lead - 12/Nov/03

Great day, even a peak to top out on
ellie macpherson - Lead - 01/Nov/03 with mike henesey

Slippery lay backing
mikehenesy - 2nd O/S - Nov/03 with Ellie

shaun walby - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/03

Gman - Lead O/S - Aug/03 with Carl

Hidden - Lead - Aug/03

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

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 05/May/03 with Keith Hobbs

Ian Archer - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/02 with Mike Kirby

Committing layback move for the leader
Siderunner - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/02 with Paul G

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Sep/02

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/02

reg_measures - 2nd O/S - 15/May/02 with aaron

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/02

Roget - Solo rpt - 17/Feb/02

Stone Muppet - 2002

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2002

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2002

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/01

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/01

Alaric - 2nd - 07/Jul/01

Howard J - 2nd - 03/Jul/01 with Dave Checkley

kp64zl - 2nd - Jun/01 with Philip S

Hidden - Lead - 22/May/01

nickdonohue - Lead - May/01 with Lee Corbett, Kath Donohue

gripped01 - Lead O/S - Oct/00 with Si Rogers

chrishedgehog - 2nd - 08/Sep/00 with Clare Wilkie

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 04/Aug/00 with Laurie Smith

Happy Wanderer - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/00 with Graham C

cragspud - Lead O/S - 2000

tlr - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Mel, Lee

ajc - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/99

Different Steve - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Darren Lambert

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/99

Hidden - Sep/98

timreynolds - 2nd - 26/Jul/98 with John Burnip

Hidden - Solo - 07/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/98

Phil West - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/98 with David Atherton

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 12/May/98 with Rich Hewitt

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Feb/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Dec/97

chris sm - Lead - 30/Jul/97 with Pippa Froggatt

KillingtonT - Lead O/S - Jun/97 with Mark Buckmaster

Hidden - Solo - 09/Mar/97

craig d - 1997

Hidden - 1997

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 19/Oct/96 with Tim James

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/96

crater - 2nd - 31/Aug/96

andy_pemberton - Lead - 1996

robtrooper - 1996

Roget - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/95

atch - Lead - Jun/95

icescrew - Lead - May/95 with Rob Showell

rurp - 1995

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/94

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/May/94

Didn't know how to jam in those days so I laybacked from bottom to top, slipped on lichen trying to get onto the belay ledge, ripped my top gear, and ended up at the bottom hanging upside down from a loop of rope that had wrapped around my ankle, just inches away from decking out.
five - Lead dnf - May/94 with CH

kitch01 - 2nd - 1994 with chris chell

GrahamHP - 1994

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/93

crater - 2nd - 23/Aug/93

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Jun/93

daprince - 1993

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 12/Sep/92 with Malcolm Macpherson

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/92 with Rick Kerr

steve prior - Lead - May/92 with Roz C

Hidden - Lead - 1992

Rog Wilko - Lead - Apr/91 with Debbie Wilkinson

whispering nic - Solo - 19/Jan/91 with Big Dave

malc - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/90

Roget - 2nd O/S - 19/May/90

John Marsland - Lead - 22/Apr/90 with Allen and Gill Newby

Laramadness - 2nd - 18/Apr/90

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/90

Great layback crack, and great finishing arete, rather spoilt by a bloody great ledge halfway up.
adam carless - Lead O/S - Feb/90 with Dave Smith

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

Mal Grey - Lead - 1990

Hidden - 1990

gordonday - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/89

craig h - Sep/89

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/89

tapley - Lead - 25/Jun/89 with Tony Raphael

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/89

Budge - AltLd - 1989 with Adrian Fox

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/88 with Tufty (Stewart Moffat)

Chris the Tall - 2nd - Jun/88 with Richard O'Meara

I lead 1st pitch
Iain Thow - AltLd - 25/May/88 with Simon Lee

2nd: Ian Lefevre
Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - 15/May/88

J R R Hartley - Lead O/S - May/88 with Pete Beasley

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/87

Pete Pozman - AltLd O/S - 15/Feb/87 with Dev

Tom V - 1986

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jun/85

Hidden - Lead - 1984

stp - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/83

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/83

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Oct/82

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 01/May/82 with Alfreton MC

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1981

Andy Fielding - Solo - 1981

babymoac - 28/Jun/80

Hidden - Solo - 21/Jun/80

David Smith - 1980

paul__in_sheffield - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/78

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 28/May/77 with Betty Seiffert

RichardMc - Solo O/S - 22/May/77

Bolt Phobia - Lead - 18/May/77

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 1976 with Rob Banks

Mark Kemball - Lead - 29/Nov/75

Nigel Bond - Lead - 19/Oct/75 with Andy Brown

Hidden - AltLd - 31/Mar/75

Hidden - AltLd - 31/Mar/74

Andy Say - Lead - 1972

rogerskews - 1971 with CMC Members

bob@daysmill - 2nd β - Jun/70

Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 20/Apr/69 with John Stainforth, Mike Sharp

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 20/Apr/69 with Dez Hadlum

mikej - Lead - 01/Apr/67 with Steve Radford, Nigel Sumner

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