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[Ian on Orpheus Wall, 3 kb]14m. Climb the thin crack just right of the arete to reach the leaning wall and a horizontal slot. Good Friends here protect the bewildering moves (or outright leap) to jugs; make a rapid exit to easy ground. High in the grade and almost worth E1, the route is one of the most frigged in the Peak and sadly the runner placements are starting to suffer. © ROCKFAX
FA. Joe Brown 1950

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This climb is in 384 logbooks, and on 31 wishlists.

hipyhop - Lead dog - 27/Sep/14 with Mike Cheque

Hidden - 2nd RP - 27/Sep/14

Flashed using preplaced cams after leader backed off.
MTL - Lead β - 27/Sep/14 with James, Donnie

Took too long placing gear so was already pumped out when I got to the crux. Had a rest on the rope and took a few go's to work out the crux move. Eventually made it with the help of a little crimp. Top end HVS in my opinion.
ralphio - Lead dog - 23/Sep/14 with Maumau

Hidden - 2nd dog - 07/Sep/14

Rested once, then found the key (for me it was a left hand jam)!
nick ferro - Lead - 07/Sep/14 with Sonam Norbu

Felt desperate.
TobyA - 2nd dog - 06/Sep/14 with Tony B

Fell on popping for the jug. Very clumsy.
TonyB - Lead dog - 06/Sep/14 with Toby

cragsman9000 - Lead RP - 31/Aug/14 with Neil

Maybe next year I will be strong enough to do the crux, or not.
bob_cbr - 2nd dnf - 31/Aug/14 with cragsman9000

dobby 200 - Lead β - 29/Aug/14 with Joe Doherty

joedoherty - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/14 with Micheal Dobinson

Mowglee - Lead dog - 24/Aug/14 with Marita, Ali

Really nice climb. well protected for the grade. consists of 3 really nice moves, then unprotected easy slab finish. Worked the crux with a nice heel-rockover laying off right off the crack.
Mark Duncan - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/14 with sam williams

A rest and a dyno
psychomansam - Lead dog - 03/Aug/14

initial move is hard and takes some working out then a few more good pulls increasingly further from gear. found it harder than FBD. E1just
rurp - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

riff156 - Lead dog - 14/Jun/14 with Matt Crawford

quickdrawmcraw - 14/Jun/14

It IS 5c and probs E1
Cake - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Matt

Really hard. Didn't quite understand how to do the big move. Tried dynoing etc... Then saw someone shove their knee in and do it like that.
Jackwd - Lead dnf - 20/Apr/14 with Charley Fell

gingerwolf - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Glenn

Powerful little number. Tricky for HVS. I'd say closer to E1
Double Knee Bar - Lead RP - 19/Apr/14 with TomBond

Hidden - TR O/S - 16/Apr/14

ianjdodd - TR dog - 15/Apr/14 with Callum Wagle

Ablewings - TR O/S - 15/Apr/14

DeanD - Lead - 11/Apr/14 with Edward dalton

SVBiggin - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/14 with James hancox

Fluffed the start
AMJ098 - 2nd dog - 16/Feb/14 with Adam White

Like a boss! Moves felt very straight forward given its reputation. Pretty reasonable at HVS, done many harder ones anyway.
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Adam Jordan

Hidden - Lead - 16/Feb/14

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

no beta, no chance. Damp, slightly green and greasy finishing hold so probably no hope anyway.
MoWalker3 - Lead dnf - 01/Dec/13 with Krish

stuck foot in break, too good a hold and ended up twisting ankle and retreating! to tackle next time as frustratingly I can see I would have been ok!
Beth-Cath-T - 2nd dnf - 01/Sep/13 with JimboWizbo

RFWilkie - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Kev

Blew the onsight but got it clean second try, awesome route, HVS but tough, must try it static next time
JimboWizbo - Lead RP - 01/Sep/13 with Steve S, Beth

eached the jug, good left hand jam, couldnt work the side pull to gain the top hold. Hard
dan_blair87 - 2nd dnf - 25/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Jul/13

Oh dear! Got too pumped figuring out the bit above the break. Another day...
davidalcock - Lead dnf - 16/Jul/13 with Mayaculpa

Hidden - TR - 29/Jun/13

David Kay - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/13 with Moritz Lesserman

Laramadness - Lead β - 21/May/13

cherad - Lead dog - 05/May/13

migs493 - 2nd rpt - 28/Apr/13 with LO

Very dogged, with an initial leg-up then practically hauled up!
Anne Gumbley - 2nd dog - 28/Apr/13 with Rich Atkinson

SPD224 - 2nd - 28/Apr/13 with Martin Smith

led through after Steve's mate ran out of steam trying the move.
adam carless - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/13 with Steve Kirman

tried to lead but failed, did the move to the jugs? second go on the second. def not hvs more like E1 5c.
LukeP LCC - 2nd dog - 14/Apr/13

Simon_Letman - Lead β - 07/Apr/13 with olly

stuck the dyno approach in the end, ground up.
jwpil - Lead RP - 07/Apr/13 with Ben

PeteWilson - Lead - 07/Apr/13 with Andrew Graham

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 07/Apr/13

quickdrawmcraw - 2nd - 02/Mar/13

Stern.
Sam Cooke - Lead rpt - 16/Feb/13 with Mark Challoner

M_W_Court - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/13 with Dave Luke

:( top roped to retrieve gear. Very, very tricky move.
kabutsu - TR - 2013

tpbeckley - Lead - 2013

karol dubas - Lead β - 15/Nov/12 with Pawel

Hidden - Lead dnf - 10/Nov/12

ross brinson - Lead RP - 27/Oct/12 with Hannah Watson

becoming-stranger - 2nd dog - 27/Oct/12 with Beth Mc, Geoff Pyatt

grp - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/12

Wilst - 2nd dog - 01/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Sep/12

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Helen Cassidy

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Tom Adams

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Tom Adams

a wicked move up from the break to juggssssss another class JB route
gazfellows - Lead - 05/Aug/12 with Lara, Billy

madasten - 2nd - 05/Aug/12 with Gaz

Homebrew165 - 2nd - 23/Jul/12

Awesome, bit of a 1 move wonder route, super well protected crux (2 big cams at waist height), dead-pointed from the low pocket on the right of the undercut to the break and easy ground.
Woodiee - 22/Jul/12 with Jim Stanton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/12

tomthecoolperson - Lead dnf - 25/Jun/12 with Andrew

JamieSparkes - 2nd rpt - 18/Jun/12 with Nick

Nick1812P - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/12 with Jamie

will_benfold - Lead dog - 17/Jun/12 with Tor Nockles

Hard move, wouldn't be a pushover at E1.
Harry Thorpe - Lead dog - 28/May/12 with Roxy

Hidden - Lead dnf - 13/May/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 13/May/12

A Crawford - TR - 07/May/12

Fell once making crux move. Lived up to guide book comment.
Alex.M-M. - Lead dog - 06/May/12

fell at crux, shouldn't have done, too much hanging about trying to find gear lower down, should have just powered through.
HAJ Francis - Lead dog - 06/May/12

tommo1664 - Lead - 07/Apr/12 with Gregor Crawford

2nd attempt successful. Fairly dark too!
doughtyp86 - TR RP - 07/Apr/12

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 05/Apr/12

Awesome climb, one move wonder, but still enjoyable. Feels very safe, though the move is pretty tricky.
CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Jen Maxfield

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 18/Mar/12

Seems very hard for it's grade
Nickfoulds - TR O/S - 18/Mar/12

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/12 with tim exley

soon ;)
shafiq lalloo - Lead dnf - 08/Mar/12

Bruce Houston - Lead O/S - Mar/12

Worked the moves on lead then came down and led it cleanly
Ross.Cooper - Lead RP - 25/Feb/12 with Nathaniel Gjoderum-Symons

Nathaniel Larsson - 2nd dog - 25/Feb/12 with Ross Cooper

Gcrawford - Lead - Feb/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/Jan/12

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jan/12

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Nick F Smith - Lead O/S - 04/Dec/11

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Dec/11

Tricky, dogged the lead something awful
Sam Cooke - 2nd dog - 19/Nov/11

stevetheleg - 2nd dnf - 19/Nov/11 with Nick Ellmore, Sam Cooke

Didn't know what I was doing got to crux and faffed several attempts before working out the correct way lovely route though!
Dave89 - Lead dog - 06/Nov/11 with Gabby, Fat Al

Rowan Mitchell - 2nd β - 06/Nov/11

martinazando - 2nd dog - 23/Oct/11 with Andrew B

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - TR - 22/Oct/11

Slippy start, got to the break and felt perplexed enough to try a dyno which failed. Committed to the sequence after resting on the ropes which ended up not being too hard!
David Kay - Lead dog - 15/Oct/11 with LUUMC

Dafydd Llywelyn - 2nd - 15/Oct/11 with Dave Kirstfeld, LUUMC Freshers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

jack adams - Lead rpt - 01/Oct/11 with andy

andrew hammond - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with jack adams

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/11

mic_b - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/11 with Phil

ChrisBrooke - Lead rpt - 18/Sep/11 with Duncan Bell

Hidden - Lead dnf - 14/Sep/11

a rest on gear before the mid-point crux. surprisingly went quite nicely - the heel hook approach. Will come back to get it clean.
tobyk - Lead - 28/Aug/11 with Max Rayner

Hidden - Lead dnf - 07/Aug/11

2nd go. Can't believe how much easier it is with the beta!
Ewan Russell - Lead - 18/Jun/11 with Mike(Dad)

liamoloughlin - Lead O/S - 28/May/11

wolverine - Lead O/S - 17/May/11 with Matt Sparkes

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Keeley Scholes

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

Glynn started I had to finish
CrashMat Rob - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/11 with Glynn, Colin

Easily E1.
richardr - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

robal - 09/Apr/11

Guy Wilson - 2nd - 07/Apr/11 with Gavin Moy

Powerful layback too much - to be come back to!
Lumbering Oaf - Lead dnf - 26/Mar/11 with James Hoyes

Hoyes - Lead dnf - 26/Mar/11 with Matt B

Hidden - 2nd dog - 12/Mar/11

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/11 with Dom

fantastic climb , so pleased to have led it clean ground up
Peakology - Lead β - 10/Mar/11 with cat

I'll have to come back and try it again. Annoyed I had to rest...
ian d f - Lead dog - 26/Feb/11 with Steve Robinson

Lunge!
Tim_C7 - Lead dog - 06/Feb/11 with Kevin Kilroy

stevorobs3 - 2nd dog - 2011 with Ian Faulkner

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Danny Bags - 2011

After several different attempts at the start finally got it and straight up to the big jugs below the crux but didn't have a big enough cam to put in the left and the cam I placed on the right didn't look at all trustworthy so after hanging around for 5 minutes trying to find something better I decided to climb back down. Thanks a lot to the guy with the bouldering mat and SJB for helping me down climb safely. I'll have to come back some time soon!
matthewjames - Lead dnf - 07/Nov/10 with Sarah Jane Barr

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/10

Hardest route i've lead so far. Very nice moves, got pumped on the big break trying to find the best gear, wound up having to rest before taking on the crux, a shame and will come back to do it clean next time
Aaron Hauptmann - Lead dog - 31/Oct/10 with Danny Salvadori

Hidden - Lead - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 18/Sep/10

Sgt. Vest - Lead dog - 18/Sep/10 with Chris Braine

Absolutely nails, Mate made it look easy
dprctr - Lead dnf - 14/Sep/10 with Gaz Leah

wolverine - 04/Sep/10 with Matt Sparkes

Gazleah - Lead O/S - Sep/10 with dave proctor

Pretty puzzling with at two different ways of doing it.
haydng - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Richard Gilbert

Dyno option, fine once you find the correct feet. Knackered hamstring prevented any heel shenanigans.
AlistairB - Lead RP - 22/Aug/10 with Lizzie Wilkins

bigdrew - 2nd dog - 22/Aug/10 with Various

claregardiner - Lead - 15/Aug/10

finally after toproping it 20 odd years ago
simeclimb68 - Solo rpt - 14/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 12/Aug/10

excellent, hardest route I've done in a while, and only just at that.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Liam Ingram, JohnBM, Claire

llamaglama - 2nd - 11/Aug/10 with Jam

Matt Fry - 2nd rpt - 08/Aug/10 with Andy Janezko

bigdrew - Lead dog - 08/Aug/10 with Matt Fry

chrisbussell - Lead - 03/Aug/10 with Jonny Wing

Alkis - 2nd dog - 31/Jul/10 with Chris Nawrat

Hard move, didn't get the right knee beta and had a cam in the undercut. Next time! Nick succeeded by dyno after about 6 attempts!
Hardonicus - Lead dnf - 25/Jul/10 with nick a

Matt Fry - Lead rpt - 11/Jul/10 with Alex Glaser

Alistair Corbett - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with maxkellock

wirralclimber1984 - Lead dog - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 05/Jun/10

old boy told me the trick got it second time round
paul ireland - Lead β - 27/May/10 with Pia Bager

Had several attempts, got to the break each time but couldn't hold it! What jugs? Ok maybe I'm just bad at grit climbing...
BeccaSnowden - Lead dnf - 05/May/10

Also done before, seconded Dave Thorpe.
jshields - Lead - 05/May/10 with Ed James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/10

First HVS lead
DaveFidler - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/10

Very tough. Had an injured leg but I think that was just an excuse.
radioactivekid - 2nd dnf - 24/Apr/10 with Kyya

Chris M - Lead - 23/Apr/10 with Tommy B

Hidden - Lead β - 23/Apr/10

wolverine - 15/Apr/10 with Sarah Marks

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Apr/10

Hidden - TR - 10/Apr/10

R Spisser - 2nd β - 10/Apr/10 with Gemma Gwynne Stevenson

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Apr/10

came off big style on this one. finally made the crux moves after several attempts, minor slumps and numerous body contortions then came off from just above the jug after the crux. gear ripped=big fall
gb83 - Lead dnf - 09/Apr/10 with I.Killey

Got to the break and hung around getting pumped trying to figure out the crux. Finally committed to the heal hook and pulled through to the final move. Arms gave up when trying to mantle onto the the ledge and took my first Trad fall (spraining wrist in process!). So close!
Julesthe1st - Lead dnf - 03/Apr/10 with Jason

Daniel Heath - TR dog - 28/Mar/10

will6459 - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

Aufton - Lead dog - Mar/10

phil stubbs - 2010 with Matt Wilson

DYNO!
Nick Eh! - 2010

stephenhartley - Lead β - 2010

Such a sandbag... Classic as though - for its 3 moves!
highlux - 2010

Got to the good break and placed gear but couldn't climb the crux above-moving above off the ground isn't easy either.
davefount - Lead dnf - 22/Nov/09

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Bex

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/09

DannyK - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Steph, Monkey, pep, Katie

Too hard for me.
JLS - Lead dnf - 10/Oct/09 with Jacqui

Great commiting crux, unfortunately very polished. Failed First attempt but got up on second attempt - serves me right for doing it after an intense morning of boulder problems
disturbed_one51 - Lead - 08/Oct/09 with Wee man

Jonathan Hall - 2nd rpt - 08/Oct/09 with Mark Williams

Rowansb - Lead dog - Oct/09

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 25/Sep/09 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/09

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 22/Sep/09 with Steve Sadler

honey_badger - TR dnf - 22/Sep/09 with Weeman

petegruf - 2nd dnf - 30/Aug/09

Hard!
mrtom - Lead dog - 30/Aug/09 with Mark Lim

1 fall, rate good route!
tallsop - Lead - 25/Aug/09 with Dave Saxby

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Aug/09

Very pumped once I got to the crux so fell off. On second attempt, and despite recommendation to get my knee into the large crack, I used the finger crack to edge my right leg up and snatch for the hold - made it, but only just! Saw someone put the right knee in afterwards though and made the reach looked easy - maybe it is only HVS then!
Irn Bruce - Lead dog - 22/Aug/09 with Ian Jenkins

Dogged it, but more like top of the grade E1.
Andrew Sloan - Lead dog - 09/Aug/09

Tried once about five years ago. First try today. I'm pretty sure I've done E2 5c's that are easier than this.
Andrew Barker - Lead - 02/Aug/09 with Cat Black

Hidden - 2nd RP - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/09

Martin Cleaver - Lead β - 25/Jul/09 with Matt Todd

clive-greenwood - Lead dog - 05/Jul/09 with Anna

AngelaC - 2nd - 19/Jun/09 with Dieter Cole

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 28/May/09

Couldn't work out how to do it statically so dynoed for the break - a brilliant move!
GPN - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 10/May/09

I still say that getting off the floor is the 5c move (unless a cheat-stone is used). Overlap done with the "high left knee and udge upwards with left hand" method.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Flicka

Did hard move on second attempt.
Jim Slater - 2nd dog - 23/Apr/09 with Gavlar

BicepAndrews - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Steve Swan

Hidden - 2nd RP - 07/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - TR - 21/Mar/09

found the crux to be the initial finger crack
mike278 - Lead dog - 12/Mar/09 with Chris

robal - 2009

Hidden - 2009

keith leonard - Lead - 2009

DaveFidler - TR β - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

Hidden - TR dnf - 01/Nov/08

Sandy Holford - 2nd - 12/Oct/08 with Anthony Allsopp

Claire Smart originally attempted the lead (using my #4 camelot) but didn't quite make the move. Baldric couldn't get off the ground and Davin finally lead it through with one fall. I made the crux at the second attempt and cleaned the gear - fine on a top-rope/2nd.
simoncov - TR dog - 14/Sep/08 with Davin

Hidden - Lead dnf - 17/Aug/08

mattjam - Lead RP - Aug/08 with sammy d

Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Jul/08

Sooo hard! Fell repeatedly and failed to even top out. Disappointed.
masa-alpin - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/08 with Andy Rich

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Jun/08

About my ninth attempt! Finally got it only to be told that using your right knee is easier that your left. Maybe is someone had suggested this on my first attempt... Next time I'll go with the right!
russonly - Lead RP - 07/May/08 with AndyN

London Luke - Lead - May/08

Guy Wilson - 2nd dnf - 13/Apr/08 with Twisty

wet rock and i bailed out of the lead. great route though.
riddle - TR RP - 13/Apr/08 with Yasmina

btc - Lead - 05/Apr/08 with floris b

Pete Graham - Lead - 2008 with Rick Graham

Jim Walton - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

HVS!
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/07 with Phil Baxter

OffshoreAndy - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/07 with NCC Nic

Did in preperation for lead- never did it cleanly before attemting lead- pissing wet
Twisty - TR dog - 14/Oct/07

Awesome- dripping wet finishing holds
Twisty - Lead RP - 14/Oct/07

Very annoying. Failed the powerful move first time due tobeing too relaxed. Got it second attempt.
Will Hunt - Lead RP - 30/Sep/07 with Dave

skittles - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/07

Good route, slippery start and a powerful pull off a small hold to reach the 2nd good break but gear is bomber. Definately worth E1.
Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Sarah and Abi

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 15/Sep/07

Phil Jennings - Lead dnf - 24/Aug/07 with John Camateras

tradguy - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Mark Hazell

bullwinkle - 2nd rpt - 05/Jun/07 with John, Paul

Delightful hard move with great gear.
Pythonist - Lead O/S - 18/May/07 with Chris Jennions

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/07

russonly - Lead dog - 15/Apr/07 with Tigger

climbingrick - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07

Nicos - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/07 with rich howels

Matt Fry - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/07 with Mick Swindon, Tim Lord

IanJackson - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Robeverybody

Oceanic - Apr/07

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Mar/07

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/07

derico - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Jack

Hidden - TR - Mar/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Feb/07

Adam Moroz - Lead - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

Sidekick - Lead rpt - 2007

Hidden - 2nd - Nov/06

Coel Hellier - Lead dog - 29/Oct/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Oct/06

Jack Symmons - Lead - Oct/06 with Dave P

colin milton - 2nd - 01/Sep/06 with pep & tom

chrissloan84 - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/06 with Stu

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 29/Jul/06

Chris Davids - Lead dnf - 26/Jul/06 with James

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/May/06

Fell off twice . Its easier using your right knee rather than the right heel on the break, looks shit though (I am told)!
Ronnie Concave - 2nd - May/06 with Some Guy

only just got this clean. HVS? whatever
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Tristov, Alex & Parker

Hidden - 2nd dog - 18/Mar/06

John Lisle - 2006

gmatthew - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 16/Oct/05

did a couple of other hvs's nearby but don't know names
smollett - Lead - Oct/05 with Francis blunt

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/05 with Tom

Ben1983 - Lead RP - Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/05

markbenton - AltLd - 28/Jun/05

bigphil - Lead rpt - 27/Jun/05 with Toby

Howard J - 2nd - 24/Jun/05 with Mark Ford

Scottish78 - Lead O/S - 03/May/05

Both me and James tried everything we could think of but couldn't work it out.
Lev - Lead dnf - 02/May/05 with James Byrne

Saw somebody else climb it, tried again with a dyno, got it on the first try. Awsomo!!
Lev - Lead β - 02/May/05 with James Byrne

AngelaC - 2nd - 01/May/05 with Dieter Cole

kevp - Lead O/S - May/05 with Gareth Arnold

Chris M - 2005

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/04 with CMC

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Oct/04 with SUMC

Hidden - Lead - Sep/04

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/04

Budge - Lead RP - 15/Jul/04

Budge - Lead dnf - 08/Jul/04

tommytwotone - 2nd O/S - 09/May/04 with Richard Hatton

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Apr/04

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2004

Balancey bottom two moves, heel hook onto break (!!!!), then proceed over bulge before gliding to top - that simple (?).Due to my height, had to rethink first few moves (couldn't reach finger jam). Went up left arete to break, hand traversed right, heel hooked slot, pull and reach over bulge. Top much easier if you can still breath! Excellent
climbingrev - TR rpt - 27/Aug/03

second to MartinW in bare feet
CrashMat Rob - 2nd - 16/Jul/03 with Martin Smith, Martin Whelan, Nicky, Glynn

CrashMat Rob - Solo - 29/Mar/03 with Ryan, Nicky, Glynn

CrashMat Rob - Solo - 22/Mar/03 with Ryan, Martin Smith, Nicky

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 22/Mar/03 with Mike Harris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

Monk - 2003

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2003 with Laura

Hidden - Lead dog - Sep/02

Budge - Lead dnf - 18/Jul/02

Budge - Lead dnf - 11/Jul/02 with Carl Tiivas

cem - Lead dnf - 16/Jun/02 with Sally Dipple, Dave Amos

chrisrogers - Lead O/S - Jun/02 with Richard W

bigphil - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/02 with Kate

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/01

kp64zl - TR - Oct/01 with Philip S

chrishedgehog - Lead - 19/Jul/01 with Joe Thompson

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 2001 with john v

first lead dyno :-)
Stone Muppet - 2001

rocktigger - TR RP - 2001

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Sep/00

Hidden - TR - Jul/00

Hidden - 11/Jun/00

Hidden - TR - 12/Mar/00

Boy - 2000

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Ben

CrashMat Rob - TR - 27/Nov/99 with Sahra, Miles, Martin Whelan, Nicky

CrashMat Rob - Lead β - 15/May/99 with Nicky

done by dyno.
Milne - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/99 with gaz wood

CrashMat Rob - Lead dog - 04/Apr/99 with Nicky

craig d - 1999

ajc - TR dnf - 08/Nov/98

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - May/98

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/98 with Nicky

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/98 with Jamie

Brian Rodgers - Lead RP - 1998

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 1998 with Martin Veale

chris sm - Lead dog - 19/Oct/97 with Pippa Froggatt

Eventual lead after falling twice slapping for the top
martroberts - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/97

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/97 with Kelly's Ian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/97

ChrisJD - Lead - May/97

adam carless - TR O/S - 1992

Roget - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/91

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/91

Hidden - TR - 13/Oct/90

Hidden - TR - 22/May/90

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

Dave Musgrove - 19/Mar/89 with Rupert Wyard, Pete Finklaire, Kim Greenald, David

Ian McNeill - Lead O/S - 1986

Tim Bateman - Lead - 20/Oct/85

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/85

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/85

malc - TR dog - 03/Jun/84

andy tetsill - TR - Oct/83 with Manchester Poly

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jan/83

mark-abz - TR - 27/Apr/82

Nigel Bond - TR - 04/Mar/81 with Danny

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

paul__in_sheffield - Lead - 1980

Mark Kemball - TR - 03/Nov/77

had lead it before, was going well - did 112 routes that day...
petemeads - Solo - Jul/76

rogerskews - 1971 with Various

Andy Say - 2nd - 1969

mikej - TR - 07/May/67 with Jim Godbold, Bob Howarth

mikej - TR - 23/Apr/66 with Dave Williams, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner

mikej - TR dnf - 10/Oct/65 with Howard Furguson

mikej - 2nd dnf - 18/Jul/65 with Tom Proctor

got well pumped in the break until i found the balancy rest to the right. powerful pull until you use your heel-toe jam to pull on which is really good. E1 5c *** definately E1 because it maybe well protected but is hard won with a series of hard varied style moves. hard won.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 0000 with christov ramsden

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Voting
Total votes cast 376
hard E10 of 135
E12 of 135
easy E151 of 135
hard HVS65 of 135
HVS16 of 135
easy HVS1 of 135
hard VS0 of 135
VS0 of 135
easy VS0 of 135
hard 6a0 of 130
6a0 of 130
easy 6a1 of 130
hard 5c70 of 130
5c51 of 130
easy 5c7 of 130
hard 5b1 of 130
5b0 of 130
easy 5b0 of 130
3 Stars21 of 111
2 Stars83 of 111
1 Star4 of 111
0 Stars2 of 111
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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 384 (2.1%)
Lead234 of 384 (60.9%)
Followed69 of 384 (18.0%)
Toproped40 of 384 (10.4%)
Alt Leads1 of 384 (0.3%)
Unknown32 of 384 (8.3%)

'Climbed'121 of 384 (31.5%)
clean O/S93 of 384 (24.2%)
clean β15 of 384 (3.9%)
clean rpt24 of 384 (6.2%)
clean RP22 of 384 (5.7%)
dogged58 of 384 (15.1%)
dnf51 of 384 (13.3%)