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[Mike (over the top!) seconding Cider Apple HS 4a on Apple Buttress at Gardoms. Climb led by Steve., 2 kb]8m. The delicate right-hand arete of the wall is tricky, poorly protected and high in the grade! Starting by laybacking out of the pit on the right is a worthwhile HVS 5b. © ROCKFAX
FA. David Penlington 1950

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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AshBash - Solo RP - 13/Apr/14

Lazytraveller - Solo RP - 13/Apr/14

hipyhop - Solo RP - 13/Apr/14

LakesWinter - 2nd - 09/Mar/14 with Weeman, Rob Mid

Hidden - Lead β - 09/Mar/14

Jonathan Hall - Solo rpt - 09/Mar/14

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

Hidden - TR O/S - 02/Jun/13

jimbonfire - 26/May/13

I found this harder than Cydrax which gets HVS 5b, as did the other 2 people I was with.
Col Kingshott - 2nd - 26/May/13

al123 - Sent - 21/Apr/13 with Crew

Not much easier than Cydrax, and the hard move is a bit higher. Very nice moves.
Jimbo C - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - Oct/12

Dan Geh - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Adam Jordan

andybirtwistle - Lead - 03/Sep/12 with Keith Lonsdale

Peakology - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/12 with Chalkycat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/12 with Dom

Hidden - TR - 22/Jul/12

somewhat harder than it looks from the ground, with an unprotected stiff rockover/mantel high up. HVS 5b easily.
JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/12 with alex minshall, Daf

JEP - Lead - 22/May/12

Batt - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Peachy, Scott

Led by Rachel from Mynydd CC
scottidog - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12 with Peachey

al123 - Solo - 12/May/12

Good fun, with a rope.
Julian Lane - TR O/S - May/12 with Mynydd Barry

Struggled on the mantle. Very balancy.
peachos - 2nd dnf - May/12

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 08/Apr/12

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 08/Apr/12

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

Ian JL - 2012

al123 - Solo O/S - 26/Nov/11

lozowen - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/11

oddessy_uk - TR O/S - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - TR dog - 23/Aug/11

Technical balancy first 2 moves. Good effort for Dan who had a crap side runner as his only pro!!!
wishicud climbHVS - 2nd - 28/Jul/11 with Ash Crazy fool Green, Big Fat Dan

bigdan050 - Solo - 28/Jul/11 with Tosh

lovely move, shame it's so short.
wahniel - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Robin Hoffmann

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

Thought it harder than Cydrax
Barry D - 2nd - 01/Jun/11 with Paul J, Jon P

JEP - Lead - 01/Jun/11

climbing_wiggy - TR O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Leon

Lenny - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Paul

nai - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/11

Andrew Barker - Solo rpt - 24/Mar/11 with Cat Black

Dave Mason - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/11 with Trev Tatler

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/11 with Graham P

Hidden - Lead - 06/Mar/11

Ketu - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Paul

Ant Man Bee - 2nd - 06/Mar/11 with Rob Truckle

Hidden - Solo - 05/Mar/11

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

simeclimb68 - Solo rpt - 29/Aug/10

Marti999 - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10

riddle - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Yasmina

backed off leading this at a high rockover then was shown how to do it in two other ways
petegruf - 2nd RP - 22/May/10 with brad j

Getting of the ground is hard, but the crux involves a very high (and very committing) rockover and the protection is hardly inspiring (a tiny cam might help), surely a strong contender for upgrading to HVS?
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Lizzie

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/10

popebenedictus - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Adrian Scott

adrianscott - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Ben Harding

co1ps - Solo - 04/Apr/10 with noodle the labradoodle

paul__in_sheffield - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Noodle

nickcanute - 2010

bobbarnes00 - TR - 12/Sep/09 with Richard Roberts

Hidden - Solo RP - 25/Jul/09

Rampikino - TR - 31/May/09 with Cat and Shirley

GPN - Solo O/S - 24/May/09

and Martin Haworth. Not Cider but the 5b variation from the corner. One trip onto Cider - placed the top runner than did it OK. Buddha!
Tony Holdsworth - Lead dog - 25/Apr/09 with Richard White

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Neil Henson

Much harder than it looks.
Neil Henson - 2nd - 05/Apr/09 with Mark Collins

Hidden - TR - 19/Oct/08

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

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - 2008

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Dave Moir

Ron - TR - 05/Sep/06 with Pete, Chris

Ropeboy - Solo - 18/Sep/05

Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 2005

bigphil - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/04 with Nick

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

tradguy - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/03 with Phil Loasby

julian allen - TR - 27/Aug/02

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/00 with Joe Thompson

antroy - Lead - 01/Apr/00

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/99

Roget - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/98

Iain Thow - TR - 26/Aug/95 with Rosy Wright

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - 1995 with Dave Gurney

mikej - Solo - 17/Aug/92 with M

malc - 2nd - 25/May/92

babymoac - 2nd - 26/May/90 with Graeme

Raggar - 2nd - 06/May/90 with Steve B

Andy Say - Solo - 26/Nov/89

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/89

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

Hidden - Solo - 16/Aug/87

Hidden - Solo - 27/Apr/86

sadams - Solo - 06/Oct/85 with Aylesbury CC

Nigel Bond - Lead - 31/Mar/85 with Charlie Leverton

mark-abz - TR - 31/Aug/83

Hidden - Lead - 1982

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/81

Hidden - Solo - 30/Mar/80

babymoac - Lead - 1980

Mark Kemball - Solo - 26/Nov/78

Hidden - Solo - 29/Oct/77

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Oct/77

JohnHutch - 2nd - 17/Apr/77 with NMR

rogerskews - Apr/72 with Various

mikej - Solo - 01/Jan/71 with Stewart Grant

mikej - Solo - 20/Sep/70 with E

mikej - Solo - 26/Oct/69 with E

mikej - Solo - 26/Jan/69 with Wil Hurford

mikej - Solo - 24/Nov/68 with E

mikej - Solo - 06/Oct/68 with Des Arnold, Helen Sargent

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

mikej - Solo - 07/May/67 with Geoff Williams

mikej - Solo - 18/Feb/67 with Nigel Sumner

mikej - Lead - 26/Dec/66 with Nigel Sumner

mikej - Lead - 08/May/66 with Chris Phipps-Jones, Keith Gegson

mikej - Solo - 30/Jan/66 with Ted Markham

mikej - Lead - 25/Sep/65 with Roy Ecclestone, Ted Markham

mikej - Solo - 22/Sep/65 with Paul Richardson

mikej - Lead - 30/Aug/65 with Paul Richardson

mikej - Solo - 11/Jul/65 with Ted Markham

Voting
Total votes cast 60
hard HVS0 of 22
HVS1 of 22
easy HVS7 of 22
hard VS9 of 22
VS5 of 22
easy VS0 of 22
hard HS0 of 22
HS0 of 22
easy HS0 of 22
hard 5b0 of 21
5b1 of 21
easy 5b4 of 21
hard 5a10 of 21
5a6 of 21
easy 5a0 of 21
hard 4c0 of 21
4c0 of 21
easy 4c0 of 21
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Style of ascent

Soloed52 of 123 (42.3%)
Lead31 of 123 (25.2%)
Followed20 of 123 (16.3%)
Toproped13 of 123 (10.6%)
Bouldered1 of 123 (0.8%)
Unknown6 of 123 (4.9%)

'Climbed'68 of 123 (55.3%)
clean O/S43 of 123 (35.0%)
clean β1 of 123 (0.8%)
clean rpt3 of 123 (2.4%)
clean RP5 of 123 (4.1%)
dogged2 of 123 (1.6%)
dnf1 of 123 (0.8%)