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[Confusion At The Crux. Finally, Figuring Out The Move., 3 kb]14m. Climb the short slab into the chimney. Continue to a roof and exit awkwardly leftwards to gain a slab and an easy finish. © ROCKFAX
FA. Henry Bishop, early 1910s 1912

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Photo: Confusion At The Crux. Finally, Figuring Out The Move. © Guy Reid
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 218 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Sol Armer - Solo - 26/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/May/14

JonesJ - Lead - 29/Apr/14

lloydellis93 - Solo - Nov/13

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

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

matbrown333 - Solo - Sep/13

Another awkward chimney selected by Richard.
cdpuk - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Richard Barnes

gGor - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Tom Carrick

B4tgirl - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Tony

Blueso - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Jezz

Hidden - Solo - 29/Jun/13

scott mayled - TR O/S - 04/Jun/13 with zoomer

OwenDT - Lead - 19/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/13

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

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 02/Mar/13

andy.smythe - Lead - Mar/13

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 13/Nov/12

Hidden - Solo - 08/Oct/12

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

iang74 - 2nd - 16/Sep/12 with Lee Halley

gronbech - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/12

sopaz - Lead - 08/Sep/12

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

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

went up this to set up toprope for naomi on monument gully buttress
65m moderate millington - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/12 with naomi hatto

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jun/12

Marcusk - Lead O/S - 23/May/12 with Jon, Nigel

JonJavlin - 2nd O/S - 23/May/12 with Nigel and Marcus

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/12

kfowler141 - Lead - 06/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Mar/12

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

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

Rich098 - Lead dnf - 03/Mar/12

AMJ098 - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Jenna mckeer, Robin Wilson

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

robinmuzette - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Jenna Mckeer, Adam Jordan

Hidden - Solo rpt - 14/Jan/12

Nick F Smith - Solo - 04/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead - 29/Oct/11

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

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/11

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

AndrewShanks - 2nd - 07/Aug/11 with Simon

ggflett - Solo - 31/Jul/11

First lead of the day, nice!
hcaw - 09/Jul/11 with Jenny Cawson

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

A break from SPA training...
JdotP - Solo O/S - 08/May/11

I finished by just stepping over from the other side of the crack, which was easy, but I'm not sure that's the idean
papalazarou - Solo O/S - 01/May/11

TheLiz - 2nd - 13/Apr/11 with Ollie Lancett, Tim Lee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

kirky_p - Lead - 02/Sep/10

Martin Stevens - Lead rpt - 19/Aug/10 with Tony M.

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

Andy37 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/10

Bit trickier than it should have been as it was still pretty wet in the back of the gully.
SuperstarDJ - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Anna Dobrowolska

Gerlach - 2nd - 31/Jul/10 with David Millington

andycash - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with charlie o'brian

batterj2 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Kirsty Taylor

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

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 21/May/10

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Marc Blackband

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

colin milton - Solo - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

Pilch - Solo - 31/Oct/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09

awkward exit
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 10/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 08/Oct/09

Hidden - Solo - 08/Oct/09

robjc89 - 2nd O/S - Oct/09 with Tom Mayes

adam clarke - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with James Hulme

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/09

Nick1981 - 2nd - Aug/09

lancashire_dry - 2nd - 31/Jul/09

Chris_Williams - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Zenobia Mehta

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/09

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

Take a trowel...
edmitchell - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/09 with alice wood

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

robjc89 - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Tom Mayes

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

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/09

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

tractorbachcoch - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Peter, Teresa

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

Tough crux move over the lip restricted by overhang and wall behind. Rubbish belay; should have been above the route not out to the side.
Mongoose - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Sam McGaughey

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - 2009

echoes - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 27/Dec/08 with Chris FitzHugh

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 23/Dec/08 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/08

trigger118 - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Ian Gunn

Adderbury Climber - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Jonathan Gunn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08

tedburt - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Pete Hayes

Pleasant outing
climbingrev - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Tim Angell

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/08

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

LankyPaddy - Solo O/S - 06/May/08

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

luke1986 - Lead - May/08

sparra - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with rob f

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Feb/08

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/08 with Kieran Smith

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Jamie Buxton - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/07 with Haydn williams

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Sarah and Abi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Sep/07

Alfredo - Solo - Sep/07

I made a right mess of this
mark20 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/07

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 18/May/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

Hidden - Solo - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Nov/06

gibbo38 - Lead - 08/Oct/06 with Robert

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/06

Ben1983 - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/06

munnsy - Lead - 04/Aug/06

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/06

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/06 with Ruthy

Bokonon - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/06

mol - Solo - 03/Jun/06

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

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

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/06

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/06

John Lisle - 2006

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 02/Oct/05

Hidden - Solo - 26/Sep/05

Chris Davids - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/05 with Bethan

net - Lead - 02/Jul/05 with Shaw Brown

Nicos - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/05 with solo

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - Solo - 28/Aug/04

Second climb (lead) outdoors
Jeremy Wilton - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/04 with Richard Brown

Pelleas - 2nd - Aug/04 with Martin

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/04

Rampikino - Lead - 17/Apr/04 with Liz Hay

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

Hidden - 2004

dangerousoldfool - Solo - 2004 with Budge

chrisrogers - Lead O/S - Sep/03 with TWMC

loose85 - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/03

SteveM - Lead - 06/Aug/03 with Rosie

Hidden - Solo - 21/Jun/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/03

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

Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/Apr/03

chris warner - Lead - Apr/03

VS4b - 2nd - 2003

Hopevalleypaul - Lead - 23/Sep/02 with Mike C

Yourlead - Solo - 29/Jul/02

rob k - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/02

Hidden - Solo - 08/May/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 06/Apr/02

Simon Caldwell - 2nd rpt - 2002 with Carmen

Mark Riley - Solo O/S - Sep/00

Budge - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/00 with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates

chris sm - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/99

Hidden - Lead - Jun/99

rocktigger - Lead O/S - Jun/99 with Ben

Ian Archer - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/98

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

Roget - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/97

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/May/96

Hidden - 1996

Hidden - Solo - 14/Apr/95

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 13/Mar/95

BruceW - Solo O/S - 1995

mikej - Lead - 08/Aug/93 with M

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/91

babymoac - Solo - 27/Jan/91

nai - Solo - 1991

Hidden - Solo - 13/Oct/90

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/90

lithos - Solo - Mar/90

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

Hidden - 2nd - 1989

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/88

Hidden - 1987

Iain Thow - Solo - 20/Sep/86

Hidden - Solo - 1985

andy tetsill - Lead - Oct/83 with Manchester Poly

Ena - Solo - Sep/82

Nigel Bond - Solo - 04/Mar/81

Hidden - Solo - 02/Nov/80

tapley - Lead - 14/Aug/80 with Alison Tapley

mark-abz - Solo - 03/Apr/80

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1980

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

JohnHutch - Lead - 1979

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/Nov/77

Nigel Bond - Solo - 20/Apr/76

petemeads - Solo - 1976

RichardMc - Solo - 19/Oct/75

Hidden - Solo - 24/Aug/75

mikej - Solo - 31/Aug/70 with E

Andy Say - Solo - 1969

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

mikej - TR - 22/Nov/64 with Paul Richardson

mikej - 2nd - Oct/64 with Clarry May

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Style of ascent

Soloed89 of 218 (40.8%)
Lead77 of 218 (35.3%)
Followed39 of 218 (17.9%)
Toproped3 of 218 (1.4%)
Unknown10 of 218 (4.6%)

'Climbed'109 of 218 (50.0%)
clean O/S97 of 218 (44.5%)
clean rpt9 of 218 (4.1%)
dogged1 of 218 (0.5%)
dnf2 of 218 (0.9%)