Nelson's Nemesis*** VS 4b
[The baboon on Nelson's Nemesis soaking up the exposure., 2 kb]16m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the main corner to the roof as for Horatio's Horror then traverse right, with a crucial foot change on a shiny 'button', to reach the base of the continuation crack. Up this to a ledge and an exit on the left on huge holds. © ROCKFAX


FA. Keith Axon 1949

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

Photo: The baboon on Nelson's Nemesis soaking up the exposure. © Chris Elkin
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
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Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/15

mad matt - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Tim Reynolds

HS/4b in the new guide, which is probably reasonable. Reminiscent of Crack Of Doom at Almscliff, but a lot easier.
ebf - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Marc Jones

Hamish777 - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Chris Evans

timreynolds - 2nd - 25/May/15 with Matt Reynolds

Hidden - 25/May/15

PaulHermes - 2nd - 25/May/15 with Paul VCCC

Anne Gumbley - Lead - 17/May/15 with Mark Fairbank

TClimb - 2nd dog - 16/May/15 with sjbrook

Bit polished but great route.
sjbrook - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Tom B

alex goodall - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Phil Rudd

Phil.Rudd - 2nd O/S - 16/May/15 with Alex Goodall

Wayne S - 2nd - 15/May/15 with Richard W

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/15

JHiley - 2nd - 10/May/15 with Sarah

sdixon - Lead - 10/May/15 with Joe Hiley

eliza - 2nd - 04/May/15

alan.phobos - Lead O/S - 04/May/15 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/15

Felix Ottey - 2nd - 18/Apr/15

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/15 with Maia Hunnex

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/15

amccann - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/15 with Shaun H, Matt H, Dom Beer

found it easier and much less scary compared to horatios horrow
Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/15 with Sarah Roscoe

Sarah Roscoe - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/15 with Matt Harmon

George Killaspy - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Emma Fairlie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/15

duncanedgley - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/15 with Martin, Ben Leslie

laurence_falconer - 07/Mar/15

Cracking climb and in the sun! Loved it.
DoMakeSayThink - 2nd - 07/Mar/15 with Martin Andersson, duncanedgley

Zolly Whitaker - 2nd - 07/Mar/15 with Laurence Falconer

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

Sam Husband - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14

Curlyhelen - 2nd - 05/Oct/14 with Jez

Superb throughout
AndyPagett - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Tom Hodgkinson

hodge192 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14 with AndyPagett

Finally the sun came out. Nice but almost disappointingly easy.
TobyA - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14 with Tony B

TonyB - 2nd - 06/Sep/14 with Toby

Radical-G - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14

OllyT - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/14

nation1 - Lead - 27/Aug/14

ChrisB.19 - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Ken L, Allan FW

Beautiful!
Angus Taylor - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with mark duncan

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/14

Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead - 14/Jun/14 with Mike Tempest

Sam Husband - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/14 with Tom

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/14

Mike Turner - Lead - 18/May/14 with Chris Barber, Katie Barber, Liam Barber, Pippa Clover, Jeremy Hall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/14

Curlyhelen - 2nd - 03/May/14 with Rosa

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Zoe Taylor

Hidden - Solo - May/14

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Karen Chalmers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/14

Jackwd - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Charley Fell, Kev Titheradge, Angela Paul

Love this climb....must lead it next time
valentinesbabe - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/14 with Jack Drake

jamesclimbing - Lead - 19/Apr/14

Blueso - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Anna

B4tgirl - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Tony

LauraH - 2nd - 03/Apr/14

David_Gledson - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14 with Gary

Deezel65 - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14

fuzzysheep01 - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Graham Perry

cragtyke - 2nd - 08/Mar/14 with Ross

Lukem6 - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/14 with anthony

Tony Hy - Lead O/S - 2014

Really nice climb cam got stuck and it was a bitch to get out!
James rogers86 - 2014

jimbonfire - 14/Dec/13

the power - 2nd rpt - 16/Nov/13 with deacon

probably seconded this before
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/13

darrencabowabo - Lead - 21/Sep/13

john lynch - Lead - 02/Sep/13 with Bethan D

GregBristol - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Lynsie Whyke, Andy Spacie

shumidrives - 2nd - 01/Sep/13 with GregBristol

Best and final route of the day.
cdpuk - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Richard Barnes

Jon_King - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Mark Duncan

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/13

very good little climb
manwithacam - Lead - 03/Aug/13 with Sarah

jpd80 - Lead dog - Aug/13 with Adam

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Amanda Vajzovic

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jul/13

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Paul G

Knot-Paul - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Paul HY

Didn't really feel like a VS to be honest, as holds are big and gear bomber. Couldn't see tiny foot swap as described in beta. Great climb though.
Mark Duncan - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Jon_King

teamrob - 2nd - 06/Jul/13 with Dan

rohai545 - Lead - 02/Jul/13 with Ross Morton

andy.smythe - Lead - 02/Jul/13

nation1 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/13

adamashcroft - 2nd - 02/Jul/13

pog100 - 2nd - 30/Jun/13 with zora, Reaver2k

wolverine - Sent - 30/Jun/13

wnlwy - Lead - 29/Jun/13 with Jayne Cole

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/13

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Trev Tatler

antdav - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/13

hotfeet - Lead - 08/Jun/13 with Dan W

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/13

RCrockford - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Sheila

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Jim Brownlow - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Steve Harby

freemanTom - Lead - 31/May/13 with Paul Davies

daviesp2 - 2nd - 31/May/13 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

willson - 2nd - 05/May/13 with Wills

drsdave - 2nd - May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13

drsdave - 2nd - 28/Apr/13

jwa - Lead - 22/Apr/13 with Peter Hill

martin one - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/13 with Nick

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

ClareG - 2nd - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/13

didn't feel any harder than its neighbour. Dan ha a good time leading it
Eagertom - 2nd - 08/Apr/13 with Dan Murray

Phil Mercer - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13 with Andy Hudson

Andy Hudson - 2nd - 07/Apr/13 with Phil Mercer

Led by Paul in the wet, a fun climb, if you like it climb Great Crack at Burbage North.
gobey - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Paul

Knot-Paul - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Bob

adam clarke - Lead β - 03/Mar/13 with James Hulme

thomaspomfrett - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Kirsty Marsden

Harry Thorpe - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Paul Hazell

Sam Hockley - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Brian Taylor

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 2013 with Tony Fidler

karol dubas - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/12 with Pawel

Poco Loco - Lead dog - 11/Nov/12 with Lucy

lucyh - 2nd - 11/Nov/12 with James Pomeroy

the power - 2nd - 10/Nov/12 with paul29uk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12

jorge1983 - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/12

carl_123 - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/12

Jack.Beech - Lead - 20/Oct/12

Legs - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12

Easy and rewarding.
jhsp - 2nd - 23/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/12

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

Mike Bayley - Lead rpt - 16/Sep/12 with Lee Attwater & Neil Armstrong

adam carless - Solo rpt - 15/Sep/12

Fragmod - 2nd - 10/Sep/12

pbuggy91 - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/12

i.fish2000 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Steve Grigg

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Sam James

Sam James-Louwerse - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Alan James - UKC

would only get hS at stanage, but brilliant all the same
Webster - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

gronbech - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Ed

Lunar25 - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Phil Marsh

cem - Solo rpt - 05/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/12

JenDear - 2nd - Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

dunnyg - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/12 with rosie cole

RichyBOYY - Lead - 11/Jul/12 with Rob Caesar

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/12

Fab!
Curlyhelen - 2nd - 01/Jul/12 with Rosa

nick ferro - 01/Jul/12 with toolboxtim

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/12

davewsargent - Lead rpt - Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jun/12

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Tor Nockles

gordonday - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/12

shaun walby - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/12 with Nick Whelan

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/12

Wow, great fun.
Phil Layton - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Justin B

hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12 with Val P

Lovely.
stevelismore - 2nd - 20/May/12 with Peter Borcher PCC

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with john ripley

richyg - Lead - 13/May/12

claregardiner - 2nd - 12/May/12

CurlyStevo - Lead - May/12 with Rob

Morwood - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/12 with gillywillyhoo

gillywillyhoo - 2nd - 24/Apr/12

Pretty steady really, two ropes helped
Ragnaar - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with martin hirons

quite soft for VS but enjoyable throughout
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Dan

Brill!
armouredego - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Peter Elliott

Good route, seemed a hell of a lot easier than Horatio's Horror...
Matthew Edwards - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Dave Sperring

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 18/Mar/12

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 01/Mar/12 with Juliet Bate

JJB - 2nd - 01/Mar/12 with Mark Williams

Ross.Cooper - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Nathaniel Gjoderum-Symons

Nathanie1 - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Ross Cooper

Repeat previous lead.
jshields - 2nd - 25/Feb/12 with Dave Sargent, Ed James

davewsargent - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jan/12

big djw - 2nd - 2012

Hidden - 2012

admackie - 2012

Nordie_matt - 2nd O/S - 28/Dec/11 with Matt JM Stevens

Great route! Better juggling trick! ;)
Matt JM Stevens - Lead - 28/Dec/11

Sam Cooke - 19/Nov/11

stevetheleg - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Sam Cooke

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

Becky H - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11 with Katherine and Jack

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11

Carodashes - 2nd - 23/Oct/11

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

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

Hidden - Lead - 19/Sep/11

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

cragtyke - 2nd - 17/Sep/11 with gareth h

BethM - 2nd - 15/Sep/11 with Tom Wilson, Charley Smallwood

Mark Salter - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/11 with Gareth Lewis

Johnny Rowland - Lead - 27/Aug/11

Pete Randall - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Richard B

philip1984 - 2nd β - 23/Aug/11 with Mike Hegarty

Ace climb. Well worth the walk along the crag to do..!
Mike Hegarty - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Phil Craven

kfv - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11

Pleased with this. An exciting move from the traverse round the corner.
Becky E - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Marilyn

Found it very difficult to protect the traverse. No trauma for the leader, but unpleasant for the second.
simoncov - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/11 with Andy Redhead

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jul/11

Mike Bayley - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/11 with John Sellars & Cathy Burgess

As onsite as possible having seconded horatio's horror just before
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/11 with dan geh

ronmcdonald - Lead O/S - Jul/11

Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Ellen Cobby

Ellen Cobby - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with Adam Booth

schristophersmith - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with silas feaver

althesin - 2nd - 19/Jun/11 with schristophersmith

Hidden - Solo - 13/Jun/11

ben_250 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/11 with Andrew

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

chrisanderson - Lead - 04/Jun/11

bobstones - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11

antdav - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Graham

the_one_jim - Sent O/S - 29/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/11

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

lozowen - Solo - 24/May/11

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Kieran Myles

Conor1 - 2nd β - 08/May/11 with Tom Parry

Tough climb but completed without too much hassle
Ultimo Dyno Boy - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11 with Collin

Hidden - 2nd β - 09/Apr/11

Raining. A little bit greasy on the rock. Great route though. Loved the traverse. Used twin ropes. Hexes 7,6,5,3. Friend 1,2,3,4.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Liam Ward

chris warner - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Liz Bull

LizBull - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/11

Graham Westbrook - 2nd - 20/Mar/11

Had my eye on this one for AGES. Awesome route!!
charley - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Ange, Kev

Charley's lead. Awesome climb, loved every move.
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe, Steven Fletcher

Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

chumleywarner - TR - 19/Mar/11 with Angela Paul

bwow - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/11

bigdan050 - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/11 with emmit

Raining
marcoleptic - Lead O/S - Mar/11 with Pete

quality climb, really enjoyed this one with good positions coming out the overhang
stvredmond - Lead - 29/Jan/11 with Sean mercer

PAJames - 2011

mwatson - 2011

thedoctorisin - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2011

gingerdave13 - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/10 with stefan

madguernseyboy - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Martin Lennon, Lucy Plowman

martin one - Lead rpt - 30/Oct/10 with lucy and brendon

Wildstyle - 2nd dnf - 30/Oct/10 with Martin Lennon, Brendan Gill

RalphC - Lead - 17/Oct/10 with Caroline

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Ellie, Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10

Marq - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Steve Mount

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 25/Sep/10

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

wanted to try this route for a good while , always thought it looked very bold but in reality not so bad, very enjoyable climb. move out onto the face never felt too out there. climbed on doubles ropes . good decision. solid gear
glennofsheff - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10

Gazleah - Solo O/S - Sep/10 with dprctr

Jamie Buxton - 2nd β - 22/Aug/10 with getk

Ramblin dave - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10

Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Claire PCC, Rosa Vilaseca

andy1975 - TR - 14/Aug/10

Lovely climb. Worth three stars.
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/10 with Peak CC

nice
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Liam Ingram, JohnBM, Claire Holland

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

roberto18 - Lead - 07/Aug/10 with Helen Kennedy, Dad (Mike Bridges)

Rob led and Helen was in the middle.cracking route!
mike bridges - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Helen Kennedy, Robert Bridges

My first VS. Enjoyable moves out to the arete and well protected. But it didn't seem any harder than any HS I've led.
treg - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/10 with Bird

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/10

2nd (and last!) of 2 climbs after break in day to allow for rain to pass - slghtly easier than Horatio's Horror!
danny269 - 2nd - Aug/10 with Keir

First VS lead! Very enjoyable.
Andrew Bangs - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Dad

jtree03 - Lead - 22/Jul/10 with Brother Al

Neil Rodgers (PCC) - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/10 with Rosa Vilaseca

Guy Atkinson - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Ben Silvestre

wildrover220 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Royston Smith

Michelle Piper - 2nd dog - 19/Jun/10 with Aldred Durham

pboniface - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Aldred Durham

aldred - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Michelle, peter boniface

Not nearly as hard as it looks.
tdan0504 - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Bat Casale, Rich Slaney

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/May/10

pldarch - Lead - 22/May/10 with Sam

sambosanquet101 - 2nd - 22/May/10 with Peter Darch

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

jmjw - Lead O/S - 09/May/10 with Bob B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/10

Dhcol - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/10 with Glynn Dignum

willson - Lead - 18/Apr/10 with Ali H

Ali H - 2nd - 18/Apr/10 with Willson

Pilch - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/10 with Graham

Ky - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/10 with Crucko

paul birch - Apr/10

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

davidwright - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10 with Sam

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jan/10

phil stubbs - 2010 with Matt Wilson

Hidden - 2nd - 2010

joese7en - 2010

WendyT - 2nd O/S - 25/Oct/09 with James Marsh

Really nice, enjoyed it.
Dave Warburton - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/09 with LUUMC

gknyus - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/09 with Tom 'Segwin' Skelhorn

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 22/Sep/09 with John Tourle

John Tourle - 2nd - 22/Sep/09 with Jonathan Hall

honey_badger - TR - 22/Sep/09 with Mark

Luke Goddard - TR - 21/Sep/09 with Steve Sadler, John Tourle, Jonathan hall

donkster - 2nd rpt - 19/Sep/09 with DaveNW

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Dave Wynne

David Wynne - 2nd - 05/Sep/09 with Adam Burt

Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Rosa Vilaseca

RFWilkie - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Rachel

cliffy - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Andrew Combes

markytaylor - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 31/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/09

asmith37 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Matt Todd

jadm2 - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09

cooper leek - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with water rat

tiga271 - Lead - 05/Jul/09 with mark20

mark20 - 2nd rpt - 05/Jul/09

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Rachel Berkowitz

Climbed to Horatio's horror, and swopped across to that. Wow what a great crack climb - loved it.
dave_whale - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/09 with Floss Morgan

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/09 with Roscoe Hart

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/09 with Lucy Barker

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

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

Dux - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Andy Smith

Compared to similar graded climbs further along the edge, this is more like S 4a!! What shiny button?! If there is one I never saw it. Nice climbing though.
Batt - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09 with James Hoyes

Onion magnet - Lead - 22/Jun/09 with Jack

jwpil - 2nd rpt - 22/Jun/09 with Mat

Good moves all the way
KeithW - 2nd - 14/Jun/09 with Dave Clark

nsleep - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/09

IAN NET - Lead - Jun/09

steve2006 - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Andrew Pearson

only prior knowledge of the layback from Horatio's Horror. Then really cool move across getting over to the other side. worth its stars.
Oliver Branagan - Solo - 30/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

jwpil - Lead O/S - 11/May/09 with Mat

kermit_uk - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Steve Woolass

tanssop - 2nd - 09/May/09 with Andy & Wayne

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/09

RichardMc - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Mary Sealey

Budge - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/09 with Matt Szabo

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/09

lovely climb, good feet and hands all the way up. Great!
boulderholder - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Paul Taylor

paul76 - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with Phil Mews

BicepAndrews - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Adam Self

PanzerHanzler - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/09 with David Rafe

Budge - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/09 with Mike Oates, Martin Gillie

sce8 - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Gemma Fisher

dangerousoldfool - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Graham C

peter myers - Lead - Apr/09 with Alex May

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Mar/09

Lou Kennedy - Lead - 30/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09

Can't believe I hadn't done this before - great fun, soft touch but good moves and positions. The "shiny button" isn't strictly necessary.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with practicalcat

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/09 with Ben Johnson

Claire Taylor - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Liz Swanson

B-bop - 2nd - Mar/09 with Juan, Francy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/09

paul.valentine - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/09 with Graham Jones

NickST - Lead - Jan/09

koopa - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Richie Rich - Lead O/S - 2009 with Simon Preston

Andysomething - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Colin Binks

tom.ireson - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Jens Verhagh

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/08 with Rich Cole

Creep_pea - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/08 with Olly, Walsh

skittles - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08

scottski - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with A.Cooley

matsavage - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08

Ing - 2nd - 21/Sep/08 with James

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 13/Sep/08

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with liv_the_div

Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - Sep/08 with Rob Richards

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/08

Twisty - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Rayan Sammut

sammyt - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/08 with Paul H

Don Jebus - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/08 with sammyt

Shauna - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/08 with richard

Polished. Great route though.
mark20 - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08

tiga271 - 2nd - 15/Jun/08 with mark20

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/08

middle aged slob - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Brian and Dave

unfit - 2nd O/S - 09/May/08 with matt w

A touch polished!!
jamie ward - Lead O/S - 08/May/08 with John Howes

Hidden - Lead - 08/May/08

Fun moves under the overhang though a little intense in the rain!
dzlhodgson - Lead O/S - 04/May/08 with Katie Smith

Think I fell off the start!
mikehenesy - Lead O/S - May/08 with Phil Blight, Paul Bastiaens

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Apr/08

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/08

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/08 with Samuel Walters

gareth scott borthwick - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with simon cooil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08

Hidden - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

LoopyLou - Lead O/S - 2008 with Helen Lear

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 2008

@ndy - Lead - 11/Nov/07

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/07

gibbo38 - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/07 with gibbo21

gibbo21 - 2nd - 04/Nov/07 with paul

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 04/Nov/07

popebenedictus - 2nd O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Edd Rab

Whealiebob - 2nd O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Terry

edd rab - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Ben Harding

great route, thoroughly enjoyed(for grit).
Milne - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Dave

OffshoreAndy - 2nd - 17/Oct/07 with NCC Nic

Nick F Smith - Lead O/S - Oct/07 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Sep/07

Sankey - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/07 with Tom

poofish - 2nd β - 01/Sep/07 with Pete MacDonald

Awesome climb, never really technical but always keeping the fear up but with good protection
gazbonutter - 2nd - 01/Sep/07 with Pete MacDonald

Hidden - Lead - Sep/07

NickST - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with Greg Grace

lithos - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/07

Hidden - Solo - 18/Aug/07

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/07

Oceanic - Aug/07

Rampikino - 2nd - 22/Jul/07 with Cat

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/07 with Anna Jennings, Jo Jennings

LankyPaddy - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/07 with Sophie Price

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/07

Marvino - Lead - 11/Jul/07 with Rach

Great climb, really enjoyed it, strenous crack then air traverse and over the arete.
rachelwheatcroft - 2nd - 11/Jul/07 with Marvino

PondLife - 2nd - 02/Jun/07 with Dan Martyr & Alistair Evans

Pilch - Lead O/S - 10/May/07 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 10/May/07 with Pilch

chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 02/May/07 with Nathanael Booker

Climb Rox - Lead - May/07

martin one - Lead - 22/Apr/07 with dave knight

David Robinson - Lead - 14/Apr/07

malc - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/07 with Tiga271

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

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/07 with Paul Dewey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/07

malc - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Paul S

Iggy_B - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/07 with Simon Troop

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Feb/07

sam coward - 2nd rpt - 04/Feb/07 with Tim and Em

nice climb
jo86 - Lead - 04/Feb/07

Jamie Abbott - Lead - 2007 with Ian B

tiga271 - 2nd - 2007 with Mal

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 2007

cat22 - Lead O/S - 2007 with Megan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 2007

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/06 with Dave Turner

Hidden - 2nd - Nov/06

Didn't fancy the mentioned 'button', so I went for a high step instead. Very nice and varied.
whiting.jp - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/06 with Jarvis

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

Nicos - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/06 with solo

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Oct/06

mje1398 - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with John M + Dom

dicky79 - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Pete

ebunick - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Lizzie + 3 freshers

rob wmc - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Alan

Hamster - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/06 with Ian Thurgood

colin milton - Lead - 01/Sep/06 with pep & tom

Maciek - Lead O/S - Sep/06 with Andy C.

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/06 with Ruthy

Jacob Ram - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/06 with elisa best

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

AJ007 - Solo - 10/Jul/06

Julia Chatterton - 2nd - 17/Jun/06 with Will

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Caroline Davison

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/06

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

Caralynh - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/06 with Nick Smith

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/06

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

Mike Turner - Lead O/S - 14/May/06 with Dave White

Alfredo - 2nd - May/06

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/06 with Little Old Lady

Good line that requires a suprisingly delicate approach.
iceferret - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/06 with Ian Bradley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/06

orb - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/06 with Mojo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/06

tatz45 - Lead O/S - Feb/06 with Mina Wujastyk

John Lisle - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 2006

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/05

liamnkaz - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/05 with Richard L

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/05

Swirly - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/05 with Dom Clarke

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

Reds - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/05 with Ralph

net - 2nd - 02/Jul/05 with Shaw Brown

PenJD - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/05 with Lianna Scholes

not bad not great
Alex Mason - Solo - Jun/05 with andy g

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

Si dH - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/05 with Robin Macintosh

Shaw Brown - Lead - 2005

sam coward - Lead O/S - 2005 with Tim

Hidden - Lead - 2005

jl - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/04 with Cara

DCIGadget - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/04 with Pat Ring, Si

Pelleas - 2nd - Oct/04 with Norman

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

Adam Potter - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/04

Ander - Lead - 11/Jul/04 with Kev

Stefan - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/04 with Heather

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/04

First ever lead, frosty, cold. Struggled with gear but was encouraged to move on. Fell, gear ripped and decked on boulders. Memorable. Returned a few years later to find it was a piece of piss. Moral: cut your teeth on a VDiff!
Dave Mahon - May/04 with Mark Moody

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

Matt Bill Platypus - TR - 12/Oct/03 with Becs

jamie ward - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/03 with John Howes

BrianT - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/03 with Ian Jones

rob k - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/03

APAPAP - AltLd - 19/Aug/03

crater - Lead O/S - 06/May/03 with chris

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

Hidden - TR - 07/Apr/03

jamie ward - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/03 with John Howes

SteveM - Lead - 23/Feb/03 with Roger

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/02

phardman - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/02 with Teresa

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/02

OffshoreAndy - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/02 with Steve Mount

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 30/Jun/02 with V. Wilson

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jun/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/May/02

Phil West - Lead O/S - 25/May/02 with David Atherton

andygreen - 2nd - 29/Mar/02

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 2002 with Carmen

Gav A - Lead β - 13/Aug/01 with Sonny

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

GrahamHP - Lead O/S - 06/May/00

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/00 with Phil Joyce

rlrs - 2nd - 2000

cem - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/99 with Gordon Carder

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

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/99 with Nicky

Martyn - Lead O/S - 1999

craig d - 1999

really enjoyable for a short route
Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/98 with CDW

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

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/98 with Louise Pellett

ajoliver - Lead - 20/May/98

smudge - Lead O/S - 1998

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 05/Sep/97

Rampikino - Lead - 19/Apr/97 with Simon Dodsworth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/97

tradguy - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/96 with John Simmonds

tlr - Solo - 05/May/96 with Pete D

rurp - 1995

daprince - 1994

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 03/May/93 with Stuart Murray

Hidden - Solo - 17/Oct/92

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/92 with Debbie Wilkinson

Raggar - Lead - 21/Mar/92

kato'sdad - Solo - May/91

dodders - 10/Jun/90 with Dick Hargreaves

Hidden - TR - 22/May/90

gordonday - Solo - 1990

Hidden - Lead - 25/Sep/89

Roget - Lead O/S - May/89 with jim

Laramadness - 2nd - 14/Mar/89

tapley - Lead - 01/Oct/88 with Alison Tapley

2nd: Ian Lefevre
Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/88

Iain Thow - Lead - 11/Oct/87 with Simon Lee

steve prior - Lead - Jun/87 with Paul L

stewart murray - Lead - 1987

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/86

babymoac - Lead - 26/Oct/85

andy tetsill - Lead - Oct/85

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - May/85

Hidden - Solo - 27/Nov/83

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/83

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

Mark Kemball - Solo - 26/Nov/78

RichardMc - Lead - 07/Nov/76 with Betty Seifert

petemeads - Solo - 1976

mikej - Solo - 17/Apr/71 with E

rogerskews - 1971 with Various

Andy Say - Solo - 1971

mikej - Solo - 17/Aug/69 with E

mikej - Lead - 10/May/66 with Chris Thompson

mikej - Solo - 26/Apr/66 with Ted Markham

mikej - TR - 24/Jun/65 with Barry Regan, Ted Markham

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