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Cider Apple* HS 4a

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[Mike (over the top!) seconding Cider Apple HS 4a on Apple Buttress at Gardoms. Climb led by Steve., 2 kb]16m. From the right-hand side of the buttress move left past the arete then climb the right edge of the slab to a large ledge. The short arete on the final block offers an exposed extension. © ROCKFAX
FA. P. Knapp 1950

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS.

Photo: Mike (over the top!) seconding Cider Apple HS 4a on Apple Buttress at Gardoms. Climb led by Steve. © Mike Lee
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 177 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Ali Mortazavi - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Rita

Hidden - 26/Jul/14

Curlyhelen - 2nd - 18/May/14 with John

ju59 - 2nd - 18/May/14 with John

Marmoset - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/14

AshBash - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/14

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Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 08/Mar/14

Good move onto the ledge, a little bold, a (really) big cam protects (just)
dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Andy

martinbettridge06 - Lead - Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/13 with Paul G, Michael H

Hidden - Solo - 02/Sep/13

Anushka Puri - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Harry Thorpe

Harry Thorpe - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Nush

riff156 - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Hannah Carter

James Oakes - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Keith Poskitt, Trish Darling

chili-d - 2nd - 14/Jul/13 with James Oakes, Poz

rohai545 - 2nd - 02/Jul/13 with Ross Morton

nation1 - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/13

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Nikki

hazeysunshine - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/13 with Joan, Claire

ayuplass - 2nd - 09/Jun/13 with Joan, hazel

mapperley samurai - 2nd - 08/Jun/13 with Ben Moss

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/13

ajc - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Morri

Ramblin dave - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/13 with Paul B

cem - 2nd - 13/Apr/13 with Paul Baxter, Dave Sim

hazeysunshine - Lead rpt - 21/Oct/12 with Val P

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead - Oct/12

JonBray - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Charlie

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/12

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12 with Jonathon Clark

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/12

PenJD - Lead O/S - 23/May/12 with Pat Dawson

A Crawford - TR - 07/May/12

JohnO'D - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with Tom Hatt

alexcollins123 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/12

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

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/12

PAJames - 2012

ElvisLeg - 2nd O/S - 29/Oct/11 with Speedy McCreedy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11

Quite a tricky start. Did the block ending...
charley - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Clare

RalphC - Lead - 30/Jul/11 with Caroline

took a rope up but the gear wasnt really there.
bigdan050 - Solo - 28/Jul/11 with ash green, Tosh

Bold at the grade of S 4a which it gets in the definitive guide. HS is a bit more realistic.
Becky E - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Marilyn

daviesp2 - Lead - 02/Jul/11 with Tom

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - 2nd - 02/Jul/11 with Paul Davies

slacky - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Andes

short and sweet
Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Marco

Jim Brownlow - 2nd - 28/May/11 with Sarah Marks

wolverine - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Sarah Marks

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/11

Roberttaylor - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/11

Not a bad climb but no gear 'till the top (except maybe a very large cam), not great though.
ElBarto - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Anthony Ward

catblack - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Skippy

Hidden - Solo - 05/Mar/11

luckywally - 2nd O/S - Mar/11 with Tim O'Hanrahan

mwatson - 2011

DaNo123 - Lead - 06/Sep/10 with jon boy

Ron - 2nd O/S - Sep/10 with Steve A

SteWatkins - Jul/10

Rhythm24 - Lead β - 19/Jun/10 with Hannah

hannah burkitt - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Simon

zappa - 2nd O/S - 31/May/10 with Emma Wright

emmafromSB - Lead - 31/May/10 with zappa

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Dave

Rhythm24 - TR O/S - 23/May/10 with Hannah

hannah burkitt - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10 with Simon

Graeme Hammond - Solo rpt - 16/May/10

started alittle to the right and only got one cam in pretty low down, came back and did the start again
Joe Noake - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Ed Throp

Ed Throp - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with joe noake

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/10

Bit short on gear placements - so I placed some side runners in Apple crack before tackling the face above the break.
ptigga - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Nicer than it looks. Thuggy start leading to delicate climbing above.
graphiclunarkid - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with ptigga

staceyjg - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Chris Gardner

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

minaturechris - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Stacey

nickcanute - 2010

WendyT - 2nd O/S - 26/Oct/09 with James Marsh

Neil Pacey - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Tanya Savage

Not hard but not much gear, big cams handy
Tanya Savage - Lead - 11/Oct/09 with Claire Sephton, Neil Pacey

Richard Hill - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Max

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/09

Alkis - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Chris Aslin

chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with alkis

Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead β - 02/May/09

Merlin - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Sally Jones

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Aug/08

tskelhon - Solo - 27/Aug/08

colin milton - Lead - 28/Jul/08 with ibbo

Only found one gear placement, cam, but it was bomber.
mark20 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

tiga271 - 2nd - 13/Jul/08 with mark20

Brown - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Bridget

Kirill - 2nd - 22/Jun/08 with Paul Bolton, Lara

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/08 with Lara Thompson, Kirill Spiridonov

An airy finish
howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Chris FitzHugh and Pete Holden

More arete than the guidebook said, not as easy as it looked from the ground but good fun.
wwykeham - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with Paul Dickenson

paul_d - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Will Wykeham

Couldn't find any gear placements so moved to far left and used gear in the crack before attempting the last slab.
Creep_pea - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Rob

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Jaime

tommytwotone - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/08

Shauna - 2nd - 27/Jan/08 with tommytwotone

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hannah Moulton - Lead - 2008 with Rob Middleton

Hidden - 2008

D Berry - Solo O/S - 17/Nov/07

alek - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Petr Klus

zard - 2nd - 03/Nov/07 with Alek Kumar

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/07

erica - 2nd - 16/Sep/07 with Bun

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/07 with Chris

Ropeboy - Solo - 09/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/07

Mtnexploits - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Stu Bertram

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/07

Scary in the wind.
climbingpixie - Solo - 08/Apr/07

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Pete Krug & Louise Farr

Mattyk - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/06

Howard J - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Mark Hammonds

Rampikino - 2nd - 11/Jun/06 with MMC Various

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/06

JohnHutch - 2nd - 24/Apr/06 with L

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

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/06 with Little Old Lady

John Lisle - 2006

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 15/May/05 with Duncan Morrison

SteveM - Lead - 09/Jan/05 with Tobs

JohnHutch - Lead - 08/Nov/04 with L

krikoman - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/04 with Kev Gibbs

Si dH - 2nd O/S - May/04 with Stuart Fox

Ander - Lead - 20/Apr/04 with Kev

Phil West - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/03 with Captain Paranoia

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/May/03

roverhead - 2nd - 04/May/03

tradguy - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/03 with Phil Loasby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 11/Jun/02

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/02

Sankey - Jan/02

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 2002 with Carmen

Sam and will - 2nd - 03/Jul/01 with Anthony Bennett

Hidden - Lead - Sep/00

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/00

Not worth a star.
Rog Wilko - Lead - May/00 with Debbie Wilkinson

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/May/98

No gear
martroberts - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/97

BruceW - Lead O/S - 1997

Martyn - Lead O/S - 1997 with Shaun Hodgkins

Hidden - Lead - 26/Feb/95

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/93

Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 1990

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/89

Roget - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/89 with jim

Iain Thow - Solo - 10/Aug/88

babymoac - Solo - 28/May/88

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Apr/88

Hidden - Solo - 29/May/86

Hidden - 1986

mark-abz - Solo - 19/Aug/83

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1979

Hammy - Lead - 26/Aug/77 with Jonathon Stacey

Andy Say - Solo - 1969

mikej - Lead - 09/May/65 with Peter Hurst, Dave Williams

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 75
hard VS0 of 26
VS0 of 26
easy VS0 of 26
hard HS1 of 26
HS8 of 26
easy HS15 of 26
hard S2 of 26
S0 of 26
easy S0 of 26
hard 4b0 of 24
4b0 of 24
easy 4b0 of 24
hard 4a1 of 24
4a7 of 24
easy 4a14 of 24
hard 3c2 of 24
3c0 of 24
easy 3c0 of 24
3 Stars0 of 25
2 Stars2 of 25
1 Star18 of 25
0 Stars5 of 25
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Style of ascent

Soloed32 of 177 (18.1%)
Lead78 of 177 (44.1%)
Followed54 of 177 (30.5%)
Toproped2 of 177 (1.1%)
Unknown11 of 177 (6.2%)

'Climbed'70 of 177 (39.5%)
clean O/S99 of 177 (55.9%)
clean β2 of 177 (1.1%)
clean rpt6 of 177 (3.4%)