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Elliott's Unconquerable* HVS 5a

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8m. A short-lived but pleasant piece of jamming with a tricky undercut start. Heading out left from the top of the crack is the Mephistopheles Exit with extends the fun a bit. © ROCKFAX
FA. Frank Elliott 1933

Ticklists: Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 77 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

ArranLaird - 2nd β - 14/Jul/14

Good warm-up
PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Alan Barnes, Mark Grist

switch - 2nd rpt - 30/Mar/14 with John S

jon22 - Lead - 30/Mar/14 with si witcher

TonyF - 2014

Andy Moles - 2nd - 06/Oct/13 with Malc

slacky - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Mel, Ben

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Sep/13

Couldn't reach 1st jam, really hard start.
robaj - 2nd dnf - 13/Aug/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Apr/13

Twisty - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Tim Brown

A proper fight at the bottom!
climbingpixie - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12

kermit_uk - Lead dog - 23/Aug/12 with Dave Deary

More laybacking than climbing
Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Olli Crudge

Very tough, maybe easier for the short?
Olli-C - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Rachel Slater

BRoe - Lead O/S - 21/May/12 with Mark Roe

MarkRoe - 2nd rpt - 21/May/12 with Ben Roe

Climbster - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/12 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 28/Apr/12 with Matt

MarkRoe - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Alex Law

Very scary topping out!
EagerAndy - Solo - 2012

Many years since I did this!
harold walmsley - 2nd rpt - 27/Nov/11 with Colin Struthers

Short but sweet! Part laybacked, which made it feel not quite so tricky.
msoldn - Lead β - 24/Sep/11 with Sam

Joe_white - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Peter White

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

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/11

mark20 - Lead O/S - 02/May/11

Got tired for something so short
Cake - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Matt

mark s - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with andi,ed

Souljah - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Mark and Andi

With the Mephistopheles Exit.
slacky - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Nick Taylor

riddle - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Mike Stephenson

haydng - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Hannah

Glenn Sutcliffe - 25/Jul/10 with Claire Reading, Neil Foster

natalietanzer - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Duncan

rubben - 2nd O/S - Mar/10

Phill Mitch - 2nd - Apr/09 with nigel

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/08 with Rob

Horrible cramped awkward start. Nice once you get going.
Chriswallis2 - Lead dog - 26/Jan/08 with Joe

Jim Walton - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Al Evans - 2008

Rob Kennard - 2007

cem - 2nd - 08/Oct/06 with Miles Butteriss

Hidden - Solo - 24/Sep/06

shoulders - Lead - 17/Sep/05 with dai

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Dec/03

good jamming!
chris warner - Lead - Oct/03 with james raitt

Ian Jones - 2002 with Karen Ghiselli and Graeme Alderson

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/01 with Adrian Whitehall

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Dave

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/96

Roget - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/96 with jim

bloody hard jamming
brady - 2nd - 1995 with John Cameron

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/Oct/93

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 20/Jun/92 with Kim Greenald

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/92

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/92

Hidden - Solo rpt - 12/Apr/92

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Jun/90

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/90

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 27/May/89 with Dan Morgan

Hidden - 1989

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - Dec/88 with Krishna

First trip to Cratcliffe. A three-hour afternoon trip, but one of my best days on gritstone.
Gordon Stainforth - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/88 with Fliss Butler

Hidden - 1988

RichardMc - 2nd - 04/Oct/86 with Dave Langmead

RichardMc - Lead - 27/Apr/86 with Pip Jones

andy gittins - 1985

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/84

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/82

Dave Musgrove - 03/May/82

Mark Kemball - Lead - 06/Jun/81

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1981

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - 1977 with Martin Moran

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Voting
Total votes cast 41
hard E10 of 15
E10 of 15
easy E10 of 15
hard HVS10 of 15
HVS5 of 15
easy HVS0 of 15
hard VS0 of 15
VS0 of 15
easy VS0 of 15
hard 5b0 of 15
5b0 of 15
easy 5b3 of 15
hard 5a11 of 15
5a1 of 15
easy 5a0 of 15
hard 4c0 of 15
4c0 of 15
easy 4c0 of 15
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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 77 (5.2%)
Lead39 of 77 (50.6%)
Followed22 of 77 (28.6%)
Toproped1 of 77 (1.3%)
Alt Leads1 of 77 (1.3%)
Unknown10 of 77 (13.0%)

'Climbed'31 of 77 (40.3%)
clean O/S33 of 77 (42.9%)
clean β4 of 77 (5.2%)
clean rpt6 of 77 (7.8%)
dogged2 of 77 (2.6%)
dnf1 of 77 (1.3%)