Victory Gully S 4a
[Found bits of this difficult, but managed it., 3 kb]12m. Climb onto the chock then continue up the gully (more of a groove really) to a tricky final couple of moves. © ROCKFAX
FA. Eric Byne, early 1930s 1932

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Photo: Found bits of this difficult, but managed it. © Dimart

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 255 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

lena.drapella - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/14 with dannyboy

RichardLeggett - 2nd - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - 06/Jul/14

althesin - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/14

migs493 - Solo rpt - 27/Apr/14

First Proper Lead for years
traineed - Lead β - 21/Apr/14

Jam - Tastic
dk247 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Andy Clarke

Charley17 - 2nd - 18/Apr/14

rohai545 - Lead - 04/Apr/14 with Helen

ht543 - 2nd - 04/Apr/14 with Krish

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/14

Ian Saxton - 2nd - Mar/14 with dave

david harvey - Lead O/S - Mar/14 with Ian

Tony Hy - Lead O/S - 2014

MikeDowsett - Lead - 2014 with Dave Bankart

DaveB61 - 2nd - 10/Dec/13 with Mike Dowsett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/13

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13 with Darren Belfield

prwalker - 2nd - 30/Aug/13 with Rhys Williams, Mark Fisher

Nick F Smith - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/13 with Sam Brown

David Robinson - Lead - 20/Jul/13 with Rachel Sheperd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

benny_m - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Richard Hemes

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/13

rohai545 - Lead - 10/Jun/13 with Ross Morton

nation1 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/13

Dimart - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Dave, Mike, Ben

LovelyMrTom - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Emma Mines

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/13

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 27/May/13 with Karen Chalmers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/13

Tithe Technique - 2nd rpt - 20/May/13 with Angela Paul

Much much nicer than it looks even when it is seeping a bit on a humid and slimy day it was worth doing.
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 20/May/13 with Kevin Tithe

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Rich A

Mrabey - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

Curlyhelen - 2nd - 14/Apr/13 with Mary

ju59 - 2nd - 14/Apr/13 with Andrew

rohai545 - 2nd - 07/Apr/13 with Ian Copestake

ajc - Lead rpt - 16/Feb/13 with Mel

Hidden - 2013

AlanPedrick - 2013

Hidden - Solo - 23/Nov/12

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

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/12

Dan818 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12

SattyA - TR O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Jun Aizawa, Ky Aizawa

JamieForman - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Jim

misterb - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/12

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/12

Jim Slater - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/12

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

deacondeacon - Solo - 12/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12

Dirty Knees - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Matt Alexander

wolverine - Solo - 19/May/12

RichardMc - Lead - 19/May/12 with Brad Jackson

marcoleptic - Solo dnf - 12/Mar/12

migs493 - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/12 with RS

AMJ098 - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Jenna mckeer, Robin Wilson

jennamsmile - TR - 25/Feb/12 with Adam Jordan, Robin Wilson

robinmuzette - 2nd - 25/Feb/12 with Jenna Mckeer, Adam Jordan

Morwood - 2nd - 14/Jan/12

Roped Solo
robblowen - Solo O/S - 06/Jan/12

Had a problem getting stuck under the overhang
Arkel - Lead - 2012 with Ian

Hidden - Solo - 2012

David Qualtrough - 2012

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Nov/11

Keenb - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Steve Rogers

adam carless - Solo rpt - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/11

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

agolay - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/11 with Karen Jenkins, John H, Heather Vernon

lozowen - Solo - 19/Aug/11

Brown - Solo - 16/Aug/11 with Solo

to the block, then traverse into cave half-way up Victory Crack
MayaJoy - 04/Jun/11 with Andy

babymoac - 04/Jun/11 with MayaJoy

99bolivar - 2nd - 10/May/11 with Chris Fitzhugh

LLovely fun little route
papalazarou - Solo O/S - 01/May/11

jasoncash - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Daniel Murray

murrayd - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Jason Cash

ian2707 - TR - 25/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11

Ended up out to the right of the gully and had to use face a little bit to avoid banging my head on a low roof.
MPSBunny - Lead - 02/Apr/11 with Chris Herbert

PAJames - 2011

Ross Young - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Anders HWUMC, Dave HWUMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/10

Pelleas - Lead - 08/Aug/10 with Gill, Norman

Humm1985 - 2nd - 08/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/10

RichardMc - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Tony Williams

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 21/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 20/May/10

charley - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Kev

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Christian Minett

tjhare1 - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09

cloneragan - Lead O/S - Oct/09

ajc - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/09

donkster - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/09

robjc89 - 2nd O/S - Sep/09 with Tom Houston

mikej - 2nd - 28/Jul/09 with Rick Naylor

mattshort - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Elly Pryce

ellypryce - 2nd - 25/Jul/09 with matttshort

ellypryce - 2nd - 25/Jul/09 with matttshort

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/09

Jeronimo - Solo - 19/Jun/09 with Ben Johnson

Hidden - TR - 18/Jun/09

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - TR dnf - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Feb/09

Pilch - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/09 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/09 with Pilch

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Solo rpt - 28/Dec/08

prof_vague - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Paul

flyboy86 - Lead O/S - Sep/08 with prof_vague

FrankW - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/08 with Robin H-J

sammyt - 2nd - 22/Jul/08 with Paul H

Don Jebus - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/08 with sammyt

tiga271 - Lead - 20/Jul/08 with Steve, Alex, Mark20

robjc89 - 2nd O/S - Jul/08 with Simon White

robjc89 - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Maria Crisp-Hihn

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/08

adrianscott - TR O/S - 24/May/08 with Ben Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 24/May/08 with Ben H

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Ruth Harding

malc - 2nd O/S - 04/May/08 with Andy K

heather.deane - 2nd - 03/May/08 with Andy

Ed Throp - Lead O/S - May/08

tiga271 - Lead - 06/Jan/08 with Mark

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hannah Moulton - 2008

Hidden - 2008

stevetheleg - Lead O/S - 2008

john lynch - Lead - 11/Nov/07 with Bo Robertson

mintcake - Lead β - 06/Oct/07 with Jack Gavigan

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 06/Oct/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Sarah, Abi and Dave

RachelP - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/07

Good but a little pollished
Ronnie Concave - Lead - May/07 with M.Borglewood

tallsop - 2nd - 07/Feb/07 with andy

adam carless - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/07

timc84 - Lead O/S - 2007 with Tom Clow

timc84 - 2nd O/S - 2007 with Phill Cunnington

Hidden - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

steve2006 - Lead O/S - 2007

Alfredo - Lead - Nov/06

Hidden - Solo - 23/Sep/06

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/06 with JdP

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/06 with Pete aka Dad

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/06 with Ruthy, Chris

munnsy - TR - 04/Aug/06

Very Hard for the grade, no really easy spots to place gear, certainly not what you'd expect for a Severe!
Katie Weston - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/06 with Mum

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/06

Whealiebob - 2nd - 01/Jul/06 with Ned

Milne - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Ned

aled.sage - 2nd - 24/Jun/06 with Jonathan Phillips

Andy Fielding - Lead - 24/Jun/06 with Jack Fielding

FrankW - Lead O/S - 14/May/06 with Laura

Hidden - May/06

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/06 with Little Old Lady

Birdie - 2nd - 09/Apr/06 with Karl

John Lisle - 2006

ashleylist - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Nicos - Solo O/S - 20/Dec/05 with solo

Epic Ebdon - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/05 with Molly Thompson

mol - 2nd - 07/Aug/05 with Tim Ebdon

Katex - 2nd - Apr/05 with Simon Edwards

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 25/Mar/05 with Nicola Pettit

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/04

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/04

Hidden - 2004

SteveM - Lead - 11/Oct/03 with Bekhs

LankyPaddy - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/03

Hidden - Solo - 21/Jun/03

Hidden - 09/May/03

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/03 with mum & susie

Hidden - Lead - 07/Dec/02

Well protected. Nice warm up
climbingrev - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/May/02

Budge - Lead O/S - 23/May/02 with Mike Oates

gazbonutter - 2nd - 02/Mar/02 with Pete MacDonald

Hidden - Lead - Mar/02

Hidden - Lead - 07/Oct/01

gripped01 - Lead O/S - Oct/01 with Simon and Di

kp64zl - 2nd - Oct/01 with Philip S

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/00 with Caroline Young

snowy_woodruff - Solo - 01/May/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/00

D Berry - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/00 with Claire Berry

ajc - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/99

Katie Weston - 2nd - Aug/99

Hidden - Lead - May/99

craig d - 1999

jfmchivall - 1999

jfmchivall - 1999

ajc - Solo O/S - 08/Nov/98

Ian Archer - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/98 with CDW

chris d williams - 18/Aug/98 with Ian Archer

ajoliver - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/98

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 1998 with Clare

Hidden - 1996

Hidden - Solo - 14/Apr/95

GrahamHP - Lead O/S - 1995

andrewbooth1000 - 2nd - 30/Oct/94

Rampikino - Solo - 19/Jun/93

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/92

Roget - Solo O/S - 01/Feb/92

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 19/May/91 with Mike Guy

Hidden - Solo - 13/Oct/90

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/90

Tony Buckley - Jul/90 with Tony Jinks

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

steve prior - Lead - Jun/88 with Claire P

tapley - Solo - 1988

RichardMc - Solo - 31/Oct/87 with Jon Clifford-Smith

Iain Thow - Solo - 14/Sep/87

RichardMc - Lead - 05/Apr/87 with Tim Oakes

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jun/85

dodders - Lead - 27/Mar/85 with Sandra

Nigel Bond - Solo - 23/Jun/84

Ena - Solo - Sep/82 with Martin Trouse

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

mark-abz - TR - 19/Nov/81

Nigel Bond - Solo - 04/Mar/81

1980's
CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 1980

JohnHutch - Lead - 09/Jul/78 with DT

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/Dec/77

RichardMc - Lead - 06/Nov/77 with Martin Stanton

RichardMc - Solo - 17/Jul/77

RichardMc - Solo - 17/Jul/77

RichardMc - Solo - 21/May/77

Nigel Bond - Lead - 05/Dec/76 with Tony Cuddy

petemeads - Solo - 1976

RichardMc - Lead - 19/Oct/75 with John Antill

mikej - Solo - 24/Feb/74 with John Kendrick, E

mikej - Solo - 27/May/73 with E

Andy Say - Lead - 1969

mikej - Solo - 10/Oct/65 with Howard Furguson

mikej - Solo - 07/Jun/65 with David Short, Ted Markham

mikej - TR - 05/Jun/65 with Barrie Regan, Ted Markham

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