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Lightning Wall* HVS 5a

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[Gordon out on the arete, 3 kb]16m. Devious and exciting. From Four Horsemen's niche, follow the descending break until past the arete and then finish delicately up the front. © ROCKFAX
FA. Don Chapman 1951

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

Photo: Gordon out on the arete © Chris Craggs
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 35 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Jasmine, Kamil

KamilJ - 2nd β - 09/Aug/14 with Yasmin, Dan

Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Nick Mitchell

Gloomy and a bit green on the arete. Some handholds very slightly damp but the first touch of a chalky hand dried them out. Not easy for the grade.
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Colin Struthers

hotfeet - Lead - 27/May/12 with Alex T

alex thackway - 2nd - 25/May/12 with Alan

waynem1985 - 20/May/12 with Antony Davies

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Rosh

Brown - Lead - Sep/11 with James T

felt hard for HVS or was i climbing badly?
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/11 with Peter Borchers

Budge - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Dave Valentine-Hagart

Don't hang about or you will get slapped.
dangerousoldfool - 2nd dog - Apr/11 with Budge

Hidden - Apr/11

Ketu - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Paul

Ant Man Bee - 2nd - 19/Jun/10 with Rob Truckle

nickcanute - 2010

Brilliant route, excellent
Ropeboy - Lead - 26/Apr/08

MONKEY78 - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with R Smitton

John Lisle - 2006

deano - AltLd - 20/Mar/05

kato'sdad - Lead - 15/Jul/01 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - 2nd - 15/Jul/01 with Jon Berry

cem - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/01 with Miles Butteriss

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jul/98

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/97

Roget - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/92

WB - Lead O/S - 1992

Andy Say - Solo - 25/Nov/89

sadams - 2nd - Sep/86 with Guy Townsend

RichardMc - Lead - 18/Aug/84 with Rupert Hoare

Hidden - Lead - 12/Aug/84

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/83

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Aug/80

Andy Fielding - Lead - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mapperley samurai, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 33
hard E10 of 11
E10 of 11
easy E10 of 11
hard HVS6 of 11
HVS5 of 11
easy HVS0 of 11
hard VS0 of 11
VS0 of 11
easy VS0 of 11
hard 5b0 of 11
5b0 of 11
easy 5b1 of 11
hard 5a5 of 11
5a5 of 11
easy 5a0 of 11
hard 4c0 of 11
4c0 of 11
easy 4c0 of 11
3 Stars2 of 11
2 Stars8 of 11
1 Star1 of 11
0 Stars0 of 11
Bag of .....0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 35 (5.7%)
Lead19 of 35 (54.3%)
Followed9 of 35 (25.7%)
Alt Leads1 of 35 (2.9%)
Unknown4 of 35 (11.4%)

'Climbed'21 of 35 (60.0%)
clean O/S12 of 35 (34.3%)
clean β1 of 35 (2.9%)
dogged1 of 35 (2.9%)