Och Aye Wall Direct* VS 5b
[Super polished starting holds, 3 kb]15m. The centre of the wall has a hard start, especially so for the short. It soon eases. © ROCKFAX
FA. Jack Macleod 1934

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500.

Photo: Super polished starting holds © Climbster

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 124 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

horrific. dirty and polished, with a lot of holds that are less positive than you'd like. mean at VS
JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with solo

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/14

Oh.so.polished
Andyh83 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Hannah S

Climbster - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 05/Jun/13 with Matt

With a tight rope over the polished start!
davidalcock - 2nd - 04/Jun/13 with Dom

domskezz - Lead - 04/Jun/13 with David

Sketchy start. Quite a long way to 1st runner!
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with Steve Cunnington

chrissyboy - 2nd - May/13

wolverine - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/13 with Thunderthighsontheloose

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Apr/13

gavinpeach - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Max Pendleton

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/12

alex thackway - TR - 25/May/12

nutty_didz - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with John Moran

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jan/12

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/11

V polished
Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 27/Aug/11 with Will Ward

Tamati - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11

riddle - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Yasmina

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - TR β - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - TR dog - 02/Jul/11

SteveM - Lead - 05/Jun/11 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/11 with SteveM

Jim Malo - TR O/S - 21/May/11 with Mark

Very polished, 3rd trad lead
waynem1985 - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Antony Davies, Alan Mountford

antdav - 2nd RP - 01/May/11 with Alan Mountford, Wayne

geddicakes - Solo - 30/Apr/11 with James Restorick

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/11

MD - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Ed

eduardo - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Mike Den

eduardo - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Mike Den

Andrew Barker - Solo rpt - 22/Mar/11 with Tom Lyons

alasdair19 - 2011

mwatson - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jun/10

Ketu - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10

drysori - Solo - 31/May/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/May/10

benkelsey - Solo O/S - 16/May/10 with Remus Knowles

colin milton - TR - 15/May/10 with sponge bob

nickcanute - 2010

Tough start.
catt - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Steve M

Made up for the indiscretion on Och Aye Wall Indirect by doing this. Rather bold for the grade, but good positive holds.
slacky - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Rob Freeman

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 21/Apr/09 with Jon Prager

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/09

Mr Powly - Solo O/S - Sep/08

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

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08 with Jim

gethin_allen - Lead O/S - 07/May/08

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/08

Andrew Barker - 2nd O/S - 19/Feb/08 with Chunk

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

russonly - 2nd - 23/Sep/07 with Simon

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

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/07

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/07

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Liam, Kev, Matt, James

Monk - Solo - 06/Apr/07

John Lisle - 2006

John Lisle - 2006

Climbed to where the route joins Och Aye Wall Indirect, downclimbed.
fragglerock - Sent O/S - 17/Sep/05

Ropeboy - Lead - 24/Apr/05

Chris the Tall - Lead - Apr/05 with John Cam

Monk - Solo O/S - 2003

Milne - Lead β - 2003 with paul strutt

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 28/Sep/02 with V. Wilson

cem - 2nd - 23/Jun/02 with American Joe, Liam Mark

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/02

Hidden - Solo - 13/Apr/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

kato'sdad - 2nd - 15/Feb/01 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - Lead - 15/Feb/01 with Jon Berry

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/99 with Trevor

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/99

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/98

tlr - Solo - 13/May/97 with Pete D

Budge - 2nd O/S - Jun/96 with Mike Oates

BruceW - Lead O/S - 1996 with Keith S.

rurp - Lead O/S - 1996

Daniel Wrightson - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/95 with Olivia Horner

Hidden - Solo - 14/May/94

Rope solo
Iain Thow - Solo - 28/May/91

Roget - Solo O/S - 06/May/91

Hidden - Solo - 28/Apr/91

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/90

NickJH - Solo - Jul/90

steve prior - Lead - May/90 with Chris S

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/89

Gary Coggon - AltLd O/S - 07/May/89 with Mike Block

tapley - 05/May/89

John Marsland - Solo - 24/Aug/86

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/86

Hidden - TR - 13/Oct/85

Hidden - Solo - 22/Aug/85

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

Hidden - Solo - 12/Aug/84

mark-abz - 2nd - 20/Sep/81 with Pete V

Hidden - Solo - 23/Aug/80

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/80

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 20/Jun/79 with John Eames

Mark Kemball - Solo - 26/Nov/78

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/78

Hidden - Solo - 13/Aug/78

MikeDowsett - Lead - 1978

Nigel Bond - Lead - 21/Apr/76 with Pete

mikej - Solo - 03/Sep/72 with E

mikej - Solo - 24/Oct/71 with E

Andy Say - Lead - 1971

mikej - Solo - 20/Sep/67 with Keith Mcdowel, John Lee

Hidden - TR - 29/Apr/67

mikej - Lead - 04/Mar/67 with Steve Radford, Nigel Sumner

Hidden - Lead - 19/Mar/66

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Voting
Total votes cast 83
hard HVS0 of 29
HVS0 of 29
easy HVS3 of 29
hard VS10 of 29
VS16 of 29
easy VS0 of 29
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HS0 of 29
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5c0 of 28
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5b18 of 28
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