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Bell Bottom Arete S 4a

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[Nice moves just short lived, 2 kb]4m. At the left-hand edge of the wall, gain a hanging groove and then climb the crack in the arete, short-lived but steep. © ROCKFAX

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 205 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Stopsy - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/14 with Merri

will_benfold - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/14

adam carless - Solo rpt - 16/Feb/14

BTphonehome - Solo - 15/Nov/13

CRiddiford - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/13

Chris Perry - Solo - 08/Sep/13

JimboWizbo - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/13

sazmaz - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/13 with Laura Goodare

NeilGriffiths - Solo - 21/Aug/13 with Adam

Jim Slater - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo - 17/Jul/13

mfisher - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/13

johngriffin - 2nd - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo - 05/May/13

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 02/Mar/13

Jonny M - Lead dog - 02/Feb/13 with Helen Tsai

mrginna - Sent O/S - 02/Feb/13 with lukebamforth, Emma Campbell

tiga271 - 2nd - Jan/13 with Dave

bclifton - Lead - 2013

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

nick ferro - Solo - 11/Nov/12

A good laugh
partz - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/12 with Andrew Clow, Johnny Webb

JonnyW - 2nd - 04/Nov/12 with Andrew Clow, Matt Everett

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

Hidden - Solo - 09/Sep/12

Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Harry Yarrow

yarrow - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Ross.Cooper

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 18/Aug/12

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/May/12

wolverine - Solo - 19/May/12

Josh Dickerson - Solo O/S - 16/May/12

Alex.M-M. - Solo O/S - 06/May/12

Claire Sephton - Lead - 27/Mar/12 with Adam

laurie turpin - Lead - 22/Mar/12

Michael Aylen - Lead - 22/Mar/12

Derek Furze - Solo - 20/Mar/12

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

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

Daymo - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/12

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Sep/11

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

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11 with Anna Morris

williap - Solo - Aug/11

Nice route, quite hard for grade but a lot easier than it's neighbour " sailors crack" which chewed us hands up and spat them out ( fell off)!!!
wishicud climbHVS - 2nd - 25/Jul/11 with Ash Crazy fool Green

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11

Fab moves should have soloed it though
j.brown960@btinternet.com - TR O/S - 23/Jul/11

Danny Crump - Solo - 22/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - 18/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/11

Eastern Grit said it's a 4a!? Certainly a struggle for me!
lanc23 - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/May/11

graphiclunarkid - Solo O/S - 12/May/11

francesanncavanagh - 2nd - 27/Apr/11 with Ahbi

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

iamstebarker - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/11

simonscubadiver - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/11 with Dave Kendrick

Kendrick - 2nd - 13/Apr/11 with Si

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

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

sharpie530 - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/11

stefie c - Solo - 02/Apr/11

mwatson - 2011

mattwyles1 - Solo - 02/Oct/10 with Ellie, Joe

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10

parksy986 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10 with eddie roebuck

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/10

samsimpson - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/10

Goody - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/10 with Suzie Hughes

tony wood - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/10

wirralclimber1984 - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/10

payeo20 - Solo - 18/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/10

Jack Loftus - Solo - 11/May/10

charley - Solo rpt - 09/May/10

Purple Roni - 2nd - 28/Apr/10 with Andy Hilton

Kev's lead
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/10 with Kevin Tithe, Steven Fletcher

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/10 with Angela Paul

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 23/Apr/10 with Angela Paul

chumleywarner - Solo rpt - 23/Apr/10

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

Maxim2023 - Solo - Apr/10

migs493 - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Novice

bennevis - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Heather

Climbed after abortive attempt on Sailors crack (must improve jamming). Short but steep, had me puffing.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 21/Mar/10 with Paul Davies

tdudley - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/10

gronbech - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Robin & Edward

LivinITlarge - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Joe

johniebriggs - Lead - Jan/10

AielSavage - Lead O/S - 2010

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

Pilch - Solo - 31/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 08/Oct/09

Hidden - Solo - 26/Sep/09

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 22/Sep/09

Karlos - Solo O/S - Sep/09

Soloed before.
Andrew Barker - Solo rpt - 08/Aug/09 with Cat Black

clive-greenwood - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/09

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

ajoliver - Solo rpt - 18/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/09

jwpil - Solo O/S - 11/May/09

aldred - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/09

chadrads - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/09 with sean veal

sean72 - Solo - 21/Mar/09 with Chadrads

Peakology - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/09 with Chalkycat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/09 with Dom

Mattyk - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/09 with Tim Kavanagh

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Lewis Stewart - Solo O/S - 2009 with Dan, Phil, Claire and Eddie

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Dec/08

Hidden - Lead - Oct/08

krikoman - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/08

vvanhinsbergh - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/08

charley - TR - 26/Aug/08 with Andy

andi taxi - TR - 26/Aug/08 with charly fell, laughterton

highfivekrissy - Lead - Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/08

adam carless - Solo rpt - 10/May/08

bigbobbyking - Solo - 03/May/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/08

edd rab - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Ben Harding

daza - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/08 with Sam D

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - Dec/07

Chris Baker - 2nd - 04/Nov/07

PretendClimber - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/07 with Chris Baker

Alfredo - Solo - Nov/07

roscoe6 - Lead - 22/Oct/07

Stuart S - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/07 with Amanda Lyons

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

phill bentham - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/07

Cool lay back at top, hard on the arms and bit scary cos of landing
Dane - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/07

nai - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/07

bullwinkle - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/07

popebenedictus - TR O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Ruth Harding

Did not have the confidence to pull round on solo.
Jon_Warner - Solo dnf - 26/May/07 with Dave Pattinson

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 18/May/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Rampikino - 2nd - 08/Apr/07 with Cat

Gambit - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Family trip

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

Steve682 - TR O/S - 2007 with Ruth

Hidden - 2007

gibbo38 - Lead O/S - 24/Dec/06 with Dayo

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Dec/06

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 23/Dec/06

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

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

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/06 with David Rafe

The Mountain Goat - Solo - 11/Sep/06

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 11/Sep/06

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/06

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/06 with Little Old Lady

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

edmitchell - May/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/06

John Lisle - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 13/Nov/05

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

Hidden - Lead - 26/Sep/05

darren1 - 01/Aug/05

Hidden - TR - 10/Jul/05

mikej - Lead - 14/Jun/05 with Rick Naylor

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

cem - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/05

chrishedgehog - Solo - 16/Jan/05

Hidden - Solo - 03/Aug/04

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Jul/04

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

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - Solo rpt - 25/Oct/03

SteveM - Solo - 28/Sep/03

kevp - Solo - Aug/03 with Jasen Ainley

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

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

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

Smelly Fox - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/03

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

Hidden - Solo - 18/Oct/02

Nick Smith - UKC - Lead rpt - Aug/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 08/Sep/01

Andy Fielding - Solo - 27/Aug/00

Nick Smith - UKC - Solo - Aug/00

mikej - TR - 28/Oct/99 with M

rocktigger - Solo O/S - Jun/99

ajoliver - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/97

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 24/Dec/94

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/92

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

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/91

Andy Say - Solo - 08/Oct/88

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Apr/88

Iain Thow - Solo - 14/Sep/87

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jun/85

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

petemeads - Solo - 1976

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Voting
Total votes cast 41
hard HS0 of 20
HS0 of 20
easy HS13 of 20
hard S5 of 20
S2 of 20
easy S0 of 20
hard HVD0 of 20
HVD0 of 20
easy HVD0 of 20
hard 4b0 of 8
4b7 of 8
easy 4b0 of 8
hard 4a1 of 8
4a0 of 8
easy 4a0 of 8
hard 3c0 of 8
3c0 of 8
easy 3c0 of 8
3 Stars0 of 13
2 Stars1 of 13
1 Star6 of 13
0 Stars6 of 13
Bag of .....0 of 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed117 of 205 (57.1%)
Lead46 of 205 (22.4%)
Followed23 of 205 (11.2%)
Toproped8 of 205 (3.9%)
Bouldered1 of 205 (0.5%)
Unknown10 of 205 (4.9%)

'Climbed'85 of 205 (41.5%)
clean O/S106 of 205 (51.7%)
clean rpt11 of 205 (5.4%)
clean RP1 of 205 (0.5%)
dogged1 of 205 (0.5%)
dnf1 of 205 (0.5%)