Deluded* VS 4c
[Am I deluded???, 3 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
Climb easy rock into a grassy niche then the steep awkward crack and short bulging wall above and left. Low in the grade. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Photo: Am I deluded??? © Dimart
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 240 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

kermit_uk - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/15

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 04/Jun/15 with Vicar

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/15

SamT1 - 2nd β - 26/Apr/15 with Andy Wallace

Don't like e3s - Lead - 19/Apr/15

the power - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/15

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Mar/15

Robin Nichols - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/15

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 25/Jan/15 with Blake Williams

Marmoset - TR O/S - 2015

Hidden - Lead - 2015

Snowy, but holds were dry.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/14

Jim Malo - 2nd rpt - 02/Nov/14 with Vix, Mark

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Sep/14

lee1234 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Neilmackie

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/14

Paul Hy - Lead rpt - 27/Sep/14 with Jake M

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/14

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 07/Aug/14 with Debs

alpinismo.uk - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Nigel Bond

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Jul/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Jul/14

leeds_belle - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Zylo

migs493 - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/14

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

Hidden - Lead - 11/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

Tony Hy - Lead O/S - 2014

jimbonfire - 14/Dec/13

lloydellis93 - 2nd - Nov/13 with Jon Holmes

Hidden - Lead - 24/Oct/13

jasonpm - Lead dog - 26/Aug/13 with Simon

Hidden - TR - 11/Aug/13

jpd80 - Lead - Aug/13 with Adam

Mayaculpa - 2nd - 16/Jul/13 with David Alcock

Hardcore Pat - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/13

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Dave S

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

Hidden - Lead β - 31/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13

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

Hidden - Lead - 05/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Apr/13

AlanPedrick - 2013

Mr Spoons - Lead - 21/Oct/12 with Poz

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Oct/12

led before
runestone - 2nd - 19/Sep/12 with Liz, Jeff

cathymiller - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12

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

DaveB61 - 2nd - 28/Aug/12 with Ruth Gordon

Mike Bayley - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/12 with Neil Armstrong

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

backed off as didnt find the nice crimp just above the cave/bulge which made placing gear in the break and moving over the cave much easier; did clean on seconding
najki_2000 - Lead dnf - 22/Jul/12 with Chris Rose

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

Jim Brownlow - 2nd O/S - 19/May/12 with Mike Hayes

wolverine - Solo - 19/May/12

RichardMc - 2nd - 19/May/12 with Brad Jackson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/12

Charley's lead.
valentinesbabe - 2nd rpt - 25/Feb/12 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - TR rpt - 25/Feb/12 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

charley - Lead rpt - 25/Feb/12 with Ange, Kev

malc - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Paul Scott, Martin Hewes

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo - 2012

PAJames - 2012

David Qualtrough - 2012

woody8 - Lead - 2012

Hidden - 2012

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 2012 with Tony Fidler

lozowen - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/11 with Sally Owen

Yay, did it this time. Managed to bring my left foot out onto the fact which gave me just enough friction to reach up to a small ledge.
MPSBunny - Lead - 24/Oct/11 with Stu Coxon

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Oct/11

ianjdodd - TR RP - 23/Oct/11

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

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Sep/11

j.townley - TR - 13/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Aug/11

Awkward around cave area
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Mick Sissons

Chaz2512 - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/11

julian allen - 2nd - 23/Jul/11

Karlos - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo - 18/Jul/11

Lead by David. A bit thuggy !
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with David PCC, Marilyn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/11

egwp01 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Jo Wheatley, Ander, Will Mason

Ander - 2nd - 05/Jun/11 with Eggie

Sparrowmonkey - 2nd - 05/Jun/11 with Eggie

LivinITlarge - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Joe

Mikael - Lead - 29/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/11

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 21/May/11

GrahamHP - 2nd - 22/Apr/11 with Tony Wood

tony wood - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Tony W, Gav, Graham

shepman - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11

robal - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10

One 4c move to get established on the upper wall
Jimbo C - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Chris

Must have gone the wrong way; I thought this would be reasonable value at HVS!
Yanis Nayu - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Phil & Andy

tanssop - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Andy & Wayne

James_D - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Esther

Tom Redmond - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10 with Rian Whitham

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/10

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 14/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10

fleapitfan - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

tommo1664 - Lead - 10/Jul/10

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 21/May/10

wazir.safeer - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/10 with No one! Its a frickin' solo!

martin one - 2nd rpt - 25/Apr/10 with dave knight

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Apr/10

AmyLauren - 2nd - 10/Apr/10 with Helen, David

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

mic_b - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Rosa Vilaseca, Eric Olson

Jim Malo - 2nd - 08/Nov/09

bloody hard, never a vs
Big Steve - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Karen

Kevs lead
charley - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Jack, Ange, Peter, MarkB, Kev

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Jack, Peter Ziak, Ange, Charley

Straightforward climb
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Kevin Tithe

jack01 - TR - 27/Sep/09

bobbarnes00 - TR - 17/Sep/09 with Tom Large

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/09 with pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09

chili-d - 25/Jul/09

givemetea - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Craig Jenkins

thrutch - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with helen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09

Mattu - Lead O/S - 01/May/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09

swmackey - Lead - Apr/09 with rebecca ravey

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Mar/09

igneouscarl - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/09 with Robert Jones

not a bad route really
Pilch - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/09 with Ed

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

Hidden - 2009

Becky E - 2nd - 27/Sep/08 with Adam Burt

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Becky Ellis

mainly led on Jon's gear.
adam carless - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/08 with Jon_nz

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/08

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/08

Caralynh - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Jez Hadall

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

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/08

Missed a vital hold on the crux and took a nice lob. Spotted the hold and finished clean on 2nd attempt.
argyle_dude - Lead dog - 22/May/08 with smlee84

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Apr/08

2535rob - Lead - 14/Mar/08

popebenedictus - 2nd rpt - 12/Jan/08 with Edd Rab

edd rab - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08 with Ben Harding

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

LoopyLou - Lead O/S - 2008 with Helen Lear

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Sep/07

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

AJ007 - Solo - 03/Aug/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/07

LankyPaddy - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/07

popebenedictus - TR RP - 21/Apr/07 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - TR O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Ben H

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Awkward and a bit pants really.
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Kbear

Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 14/Mar/07 with Lauren Foster/Keeler

Hidden - 2007

taine - Lead dog - 2007 with Rich

steve2006 - Lead O/S - 2007

Nicos - Solo O/S - 05/Nov/06 with solo

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

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/06

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 20/Aug/06

D Berry - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/06 with Claire Berry

gibbo38 - 2nd - 23/Jul/06 with brian

Iggy_B - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/06 with Richard Freeman

Monk - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/06 with RUMC

paul birch - May/06

climbingrick - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/06

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/06 with John Inkpen

John Lisle - 2006

RichardMc - 2nd - 13/Nov/05 with Graham Waddington

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/05

Chris Davids - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/05 with Jon

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/05 with Pete aka Dad

krikoman - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/05 with Kev Gibbs

Rampikino - Lead - 11/Jun/05 with Liz & Claire

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/05

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/05 with Chris

chris skipton - 2nd - 03/Apr/05 with John Brayshaw

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/04

M_W_Court - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/04

OffshoreAndy - Lead O/S - 28/May/04 with Steve Mount

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/04

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 24/May/04 with Nicola Pettit

FrankW - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/04 with Laura

The Mountain Goat - Lead dog - 18/Jan/04 with Alex Milham

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Nov/03

SteveM - Lead - 11/Oct/03 with Bekhs

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jul/03

Alaric - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/02 with Pierre Maxted

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/02

ajc - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/00

Hidden - Lead - Jul/00

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 1999 with Stu n Clare

Rampikino - 2nd - 14/Sep/98

ajoliver - Solo O/S - 02/May/98

andrewbooth1000 - Lead - 23/Jul/96

Hidden - 1996

adam carless - 2nd rpt - 1995

GrahamHP - Lead O/S - 1995

Iain Thow - Solo rpt - 15/Apr/93

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

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

Hidden - Lead - 24/Aug/91

Jelly Mould Surfer - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/90

Andy Say - Solo - 08/Oct/88

tapley - Lead - 27/Jul/88 with Tony Raphael

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

Simon fails and finishes up Emma's Delusion.
Iain Thow - Lead - 11/Oct/87 with Simon Lee

RichardMc - 2nd - 05/Apr/87 with Tim Oakes

Hidden - 1987

steveb2006 - Solo - 09/Jun/85

Hidden - 2nd - 1985

steveb2006 - Solo - 31/Aug/82

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/82 with Alfreton MC

mark-abz - TR - 27/Apr/82

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

RichardMc - Solo - 17/Jul/77

RichardMc - Solo - 17/Jul/77

RichardMc - Solo - 09/Jun/77

mikej - Solo - 27/Dec/65 with Ted Markham

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