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How the Hell* VS 4c

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20m. The left-hand crack gives a good sustained pitch with a mixture of loose and polished holds. Finish either rightwards, leftwards or direct over the bulge. © ROCKFAX
FA. Joe Brown 1950

Ticklists: Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/14

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Graeme, Pete

Good, not really any loose rock as the rockfax guide suggests. The start looks crap but is actually nice bridging avoiding the "muddy bit" Will be worth coming back to lead as possibly worth 2 stars
Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Pete Wimbush, Jim

Hidden - 2012

biobuild - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/11

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/11 with Andy Shep

Phil1967 - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Dan

Cleaned the crack out, even more gear placements! Super climb, nice and clean, good rock, little polish, well worth seeking out. Definitely worth 2 stars.
smudge - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Phil

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Rob Truckle

Brown - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/08 with Bridget

bridget143 - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/08 with Brown

Climbed it thinking that it was What the Hell (the topo in the guidebook is wrong). No wonder it felt hard for 4b!
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with Carmen

Al Evans - 2008

Tried going left at the top, pulled a big block off and peeled off backwards
cem - Lead dog - 26/Feb/06 with Graham Dolman

Iain Thow - 2nd - 13/Feb/00 with Richard Plant

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000

ChrisJD - Lead - 11/Jul/97 with TimSp

Roget - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/96

OMSKB - TR - Jul/89

Hidden - Mar/89

Hidden - 1987

Pete Pozman - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/86 with Mark Gray

sadams - Lead - 19/May/85 with John from London

babymoac - 1985

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/83

Ian Jones - 1981 with Rich Lewis, Dave Greenald, Paul Mitchell, Derek Hersey

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Sep/77

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/77

JohnHutch - May/77

rogerskews - 1976

Nigel Bond - Lead - 29/Nov/75 with Andy Brown

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 21/Apr/75 with Dave "Hamish" Wilkinson

petemeads - Lead - 1975

Dave Musgrove - 12/Jan/74

greenbuoy - 2nd - 26/May/71 with Bob Lister

mikej - Lead - 03/Mar/68 with Wil Hurford

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mapperley samurai, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 23
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS0 of 9
easy HVS0 of 9
hard VS2 of 9
VS7 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
hard HS0 of 9
HS0 of 9
easy HS0 of 9
hard 5a0 of 9
5a0 of 9
easy 5a0 of 9
hard 4c1 of 9
4c8 of 9
easy 4c0 of 9
hard 4b0 of 9
4b0 of 9
easy 4b0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 5
2 Stars4 of 5
1 Star1 of 5
0 Stars0 of 5
Bag of .....0 of 5
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Style of ascent

Lead16 of 36 (44.4%)
Followed10 of 36 (27.8%)
Toproped1 of 36 (2.8%)
Unknown9 of 36 (25.0%)

'Climbed'20 of 36 (55.6%)
clean O/S15 of 36 (41.7%)
dogged1 of 36 (2.8%)