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Monument Chimney Crack* VD

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14m. Climb into the chimney/groove from the left via a short polished ramp then climb the steep, juggy crack on the left of the main groove, the first move is awkward. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 327 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

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

rohai545 - 2nd - 09/Apr/14 with Helen

ht543 - Lead - 09/Apr/14 with Krish

Dad was chicken winging at the end.
OliverRoss - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Dad

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/14

Gerlach - 2nd - 16/Mar/14 with David Millington

SuperstarDJ - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Jonah Davis, Tash Davis, Anna Dobrowloska

matthomas79 - Solo O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Dave Garner

dsgarner - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Michelle M

dsgarner - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Sean S

Hidden - Lead - 09/Mar/14

jmasson91 - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/14

adam clarke - 2nd - 08/Mar/14 with Adam Lynch

gGor - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Jon Masson

squirrel00 - Lead - 12/Jan/14 with martin/owen

Terri - TR - 28/Dec/13 with Don't like E3s

alaster tonge - Solo - 22/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/13

tdoyle - Lead - 10/Sep/13 with Si Pomeroy

Foxy1984 - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/13 with Youngy10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/13

alijam42 - Lead - 05/Sep/13

Robnort - TR O/S - 03/Aug/13 with paul clauston

mikestr555 - Lead - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/13

rohai545 - 2nd - 18/Jul/13 with Neil Henson

Neil Henson - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/13 with Krish

kermit_uk - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/13

Paul Hy - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/13

Benn A - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/13

Alaric - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/13 with Colin McM

josephxtian - Lead β - 23/Jun/13

Good lead for Joe-being bombarded by a rook whose nest he had disturbed
stevelismore - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/13 with Joe

Danbow73 - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/13

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Lydia Ansorge

Ben_Megson - Lead - 26/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/13

JohnHutch - Lead - 07/May/13 with Pip, CR, L

Tala M - Solo O/S - 06/May/13

funkyvin1 - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13

alan.phobos - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Colin

Steve Lacey - Lead dnf - 13/Apr/13

PeteMc - 2nd - 07/Apr/13 with Tom French

tom0french - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13 with Pete McNamee

Lyndsay Superclimber - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Karen, Jimbo

JH Led
rohai545 - 2nd - 19/Feb/13 with Jonny Holmes, Chris Cope

sazmaz - Solo O/S - 11/Jan/13

AlanPedrick - 2013

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Oct/12

deacondeacon - Solo - 09/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead - 23/Sep/12

theycallmefrodo - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/12

KittyKat - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Nicole Penn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12

BoulderyDave - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with BlizzardLizard

Mike Bayley - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Neil Armstrong

Griff1990 - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/12

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/12

alijam42 - 2nd - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

alisterrobbird - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12

Blurgy319 - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12

HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Dave Kerr, Ben Lasham

newvena - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/12 with will

Andysomething - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Bruce Perry

Hidden - 25/Jul/12

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

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

AndyPagett - Lead - 14/Jul/12 with Maia

nick ferro - 01/Jul/12 with toolboxtim

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/Jun/12

gillywillyhoo - 2nd - 13/May/12

Desi Gillespie - 2nd - 07/Apr/12 with Matt Gordon

Derek Furze - Solo - 01/Apr/12

nogoodgrice - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/12

ju59 - 2nd - 30/Mar/12

Hidden - 30/Mar/12

CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/12

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/12 with L Vajzovic

partz - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Rhi Evans

Rhi Rhi - 18/Mar/12 with Matt

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/12

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/12 with -

cathymiller - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with pete archer

jmcshopes - Lead O/S - Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - Jan/12

PAJames - 2012

Nick F Smith - Solo - 04/Dec/11

charley - Solo O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Ange, Kev

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

valentinesbabe - 2nd rpt - 20/Nov/11 with Kevin Tithe

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

ianjdodd - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/11 with Jon Allen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/11

Dan Vaj - TR O/S - 19/Oct/11 with L Vajzovic

McKenna - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Lance

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

lou_p - Lead - 24/Sep/11 with Duncan

Dinger - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Lou

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

Wilst - Lead - 01/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/11

Set up top rope for this climb.
mattpw - TR - 03/Jul/11 with Marina Goodyear, Neil Drew, Nick Butler

Phil Cox - Lead - 26/Jun/11 with John Coe

fleapitfan - Lead O/S - 25/May/11 with Emma J

Mike Soulby - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Tim W

adam carless - Solo O/S - 12/May/11

Hard.
Duck Egg - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Annie Russell

Might have used a bit too much bridging? Gave an easy climb - perhaps I should have stayed out left more.
papalazarou - Solo O/S - 01/May/11

andreadeanlynch - Lead - 17/Apr/11 with Carl Rogers

igneouscarl - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Andrea Lynch

nice warm up lead to get back into trad leading after a few mths off. (2nd=Louis, 3rd=Jenny [eq]). Lots of gear :)
samappears - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Louis Diaz

Lev - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/11 with Emma Ross

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - 09/Apr/11

MPSBunny - Lead - 02/Apr/11 with Chris Herbert

rfdl100 - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Vic O'dell, Simon Waters

Hidden - TR dog - 30/Sep/10

Daniel Heath - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/10

Emily Quinton - 30/Aug/10

Laura-lou - Lead - 24/Aug/10 with dad

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

NB Pixel - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/10

hapymike - Lead - 25/Jul/10

Reds - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/10 with schristophersmith

Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10 with themadbrown

littlerubberninja - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10

31770 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10 with Ian Johnson

Chris46 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Oliver

Tim Hudds - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with Chris

Oliver46 - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Chris

szelest - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/10

P Rogers - Lead O/S - Jun/10 with matty

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 21/May/10

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

lancashire_dry - 2nd - 08/Apr/10

DrJon - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Martin, Pete

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Christian Minett

r@bag - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Bernie

Paulow - Lead O/S - Mar/10

migs493 - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/10

robjc89 - Solo - Feb/10

Hidden - 2010

DannyK - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Monkey

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 08/Oct/09

Hidden - Solo - 20/Sep/09

cooper leek - Solo - 19/Sep/09

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

paulharmer - 2nd - 08/Sep/09 with David Hale

Jon Dittman - Solo - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09

goddamm7 - 05/Aug/09

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

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

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

Nice climb...straightforward VDiff
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/09 with Matt Dalby

MichJ - 2nd - 11/Jul/09

Hidden - TR - 02/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/09

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/09 with alice wood

Benrj - Solo - 19/Jun/09 with jay mowat

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/09

sam coward - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Helen

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Solo - 28/May/09 with Sam James

Sam James - 2nd - 28/May/09

PanzerHanzler - 2nd rpt - 17/May/09 with Emma Hawkins

staceyjg - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Chris Gardner

minaturechris - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Stacey

Easy but good fun!
john.gaffney - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with torialou

torialou - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09 with John

JWB - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/09

petzl - 2nd - 14/Apr/09 with honourableschoolboy

Hidden - TR - 13/Apr/09

Will Gordon - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Clare Wolstenholme

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/09

chadrads - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Iwan jones-roberts

Lady T - 2nd dnf - 29/Mar/09 with Peter, Iwan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/09

CJC - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/09 with Matt

CJC - 2nd rpt - 22/Mar/09 with Matt

Hidden - Lead - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd β - 21/Mar/09

stvey - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Tom Lister

sadsetts - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/09 with Al

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

LakesWinter - Lead - 28/Feb/09 with gustav

Gustav - 2nd O/S - 28/Feb/09 with Matt G

B-bop - Feb/09 with Juan, Francy

paulharmer - AltLd - 30/Jan/09 with John Price

Hidden - 2009

dhale79 - 2009 with Paul Harmer

Hidden - Solo - 2009

Nick Smith - UKC - Solo rpt - 28/Dec/08

Sarah Bough - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/08 with Sarah Webb, Kea Archibold

Hidden - Lead - 29/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/08

texuspete - 2nd - 17/Aug/08 with Abie Meddings

Hidden - Solo rpt - 11/Aug/08

Pilch - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/08 with Ed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08

highfivekrissy - Lead - Aug/08

morganator - Solo - 22/Jul/08 with Sophie Whyte

aliem - Lead - 22/Jun/08 with Tom Taylor

Ran up this in big boots with a shunt. Meg stuck by jammed crab.
climbingrev - 14/Jun/08 with Tim Angell

RiPomc - Lead - 24/May/08 with Julie Cooke

JCookie - 2nd - 24/May/08 with Richard Plater

texuspete - Lead - 10/May/08 with Brenda Peacock

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/08

Hidden - Lead - 09/May/08

jasoncanjuggle - 2nd O/S - 08/May/08

benman - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with roger m

mintcake - Lead - 03/May/08 with Chrissy & Mary

matsavage - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/08

whiting.jp - 2nd - 06/Apr/08 with jamesca

colin milton - Solo - 04/Apr/08

King Smudger - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/08 with Ben Gibbins

try to avoid using the monument as a belay, theres a little signe telling you not too
mikeryder - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/08 with craig vanrooy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/08

craig h - Solo rpt - 10/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Alfredo - Lead - Nov/07

poofish - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Fliss Bell

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/07 with Soloed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/07

Hidden - Solo β - 14/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/07

Goody - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Pat Flynn

ollie080488 - Lead O/S - 10/May/07 with Duncan Fergerson

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/07

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/07

ChrisJD - Solo - 15/Apr/07

CarolineH - 2nd - 14/Apr/07

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Martin Stevens

mike_hough_uk - 2nd - 08/Apr/07 with Christine Bailey

chri55ie - Lead - 08/Apr/07 with Mike Hough

Twisty - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/07

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Mar/07

Hidden - Lead - 03/Mar/07

The Mountain Goat - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/07 with Nick Payne

Jules_Robbo - 2nd - Mar/07 with Laurence Everitt

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Feb/07

naughtybadboy - Lead - 18/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/06

Dave Wearing - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/06 with Gybebunny, Jason Kirk.

Gybebunny - 2nd - 01/Oct/06 with Dave W, Jason K

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/06 with Chris (Matlock)

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/06

2RoyalAnglian - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/06 with mark ansty

CJE - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Simon Clarkson

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 11/May/06

Phil1967 - 2nd O/S - 11/May/06 with Dan

although it was raining slightly, easy enough and quite enjoyable
collingwood - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/06 with Martin Hoather

Rampikino - Lead - 14/Apr/06 with MMC Various

Hidden - Lead - 22/Mar/06

Found this easier than Left Ladder Chimney. Topping out into 1" of wet snow was an experience to avoid!
davewing - Lead - 25/Feb/06

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jan/06

John Lisle - 2006

tiga271 - Lead - 2006 with Mark

Katie Weston - Lead - 21/Nov/05 with Lex_2004

Nicos - Solo O/S - 09/Nov/05 with solo

climbing_wiggy - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with Nocker

howhard - Lead rpt - 25/May/05 with Martin Hoather

just wanna climb - Solo - Mar/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/04

Hidden - Solo - 28/Aug/04

Phil West - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/04

Tom Stoddart - Solo - Apr/04

samwelli - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/04

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 08/Feb/04 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/04 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/03

Nick Smith - UKC - Solo - 21/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/03

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/03 with Helen Odwell

SteveM - Solo - 20/Apr/03

LankyPaddy - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/03

chris warner - Solo - Oct/02

Alaric - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/02 with Pierre Maxted

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

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 18/Nov/01

Rampikino - TR - 03/Mar/00

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 1999 with Clare

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/98 with CDW

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

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 30/Jul/98

Hidden - 12/Aug/97

Rampikino - Solo - 10/Aug/96

Hidden - 1996

BruceW - Solo O/S - 1995

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jun/94

Rog Wilko - 2nd - Jun/92 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/91

babymoac - Solo - 27/Jan/91

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/89

Iain Thow - Solo - 14/Sep/87

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jun/85

mark-abz - Solo - 27/Apr/82

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

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1980

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

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/Nov/77

RichardMc - Solo - 09/Jun/77

RichardMc - Solo - 21/May/77

Nigel Bond - Solo - 20/Apr/76

petemeads - Solo - 1976

mikej - Solo - 17/Jan/71 with E

Andy Say - Solo - 1969

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Style of ascent

Soloed85 of 327 (26.0%)
Lead129 of 327 (39.4%)
Followed81 of 327 (24.8%)
Toproped9 of 327 (2.8%)
Alt Leads1 of 327 (0.3%)
Unknown22 of 327 (6.7%)

'Climbed'149 of 327 (45.6%)
clean O/S162 of 327 (49.5%)
clean β3 of 327 (0.9%)
clean rpt10 of 327 (3.1%)
dogged1 of 327 (0.3%)
dnf2 of 327 (0.6%)