Asparagus VS 4b
[The top of Asparagus?, 2 kb]Follow the open corner, then trend right to ledges and a big tree with an in-situ belay. © ROCKFAX
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Photo: The top of Asparagus? © Simon Caldwell
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This climb is in 155 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Clemmo - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/14 with James

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Becks87

Becks87 - 2nd - 23/Aug/14 with georgenvk

JEP - 2nd - 05/Aug/14

dr_botnik - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Phil Taylor

the power - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/14 with rob

Easy bottom two thirds, but then goes tricky!Got up it finally in an adrenaline rush
stevelismore - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/14 with Andy Drinkall

Had no gear for the final corner up to the boulder/bush- think needed micro-cams or something for the few small vertical finger pockets! In the end, got a top rope from Steve at the tree belay- the final corner was quite cheeky!
Lancer - Lead dnf - 24/Jul/14 with Tom PCC

robgixer - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14

GregBristol - Lead - 21/Jun/14 with Andy Spacie

shumidrives - 2nd - 21/Jun/14 with GregBristol

jogh - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/14 with Dave C

jamesclimbing - 2nd - 19/May/14

Fun
treg - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with Patrick

Hardcore Pat - Lead β - 12/Apr/14 with Matt Tregellas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/14

Martin Haworth - Lead rpt - 02/Feb/14 with John Brannock

Brannock - 2nd - 02/Feb/14

the power - 2nd - 10/Oct/13 with ken

Robin Nichols - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13

finished direct up the corner
Roget - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with robin

Compo - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Hannah

Kevster - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Lizzie, Jon C

DaveHall246 - 2nd - 22/Aug/13 with Kevin Mulligan

AnnMarie3 - 2nd - 16/Aug/13

popebenedictus - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Edd Rab

matthomas79 - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Dave Garner

dsgarner - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Matt Thomas

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jun/13

Great climb to finish the day
PhillS - Lead - 01/Jun/13 with Jamie

jamiemcdonald - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Phill Sparks

BLodge - 26/Apr/13

Double Knee Bar - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13 with Blanchie

At last a warm day this year.
Tony Holdsworth - Lead rpt - 07/Apr/13 with Nick Mitchell

franhammond92 - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/13

Brannock - Lead - 17/Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/13

Nice route! Interesting mantelshelf in the middle
Babika - 2nd - 16/Feb/13 with Greg Jones, Charles Leek

drsdave - 2013 with John C, Mat

nice easy climbing, I found two nut placements in opposing forces in the corner made the last move across the ledge in my opinion safe but easy for the grade :)
Reedymc - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with John Proctor

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12 with liam

Andy's first VS lead in a few years!
masa-alpin - 2nd rpt - 19/Aug/12 with Andy Rich

sshandy - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12

JHiley - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/12

An interesting series of mantels really
Andrew Lodge - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/12 with Tony, Steve

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 18/Jul/12 with Roman Jivkov

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Graeme Hammond

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Richard Williams

masa-alpin - 2nd β - 17/Jun/12 with Lee P

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12

PenJD - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Pat Dawson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

Fred did a very hard direct finish straight up the corner from the final ledge staying left of the holly bush. Madness! I gave it a try but when the correct way instead. =o)
Mr. K - 2nd O/S - 19/May/12 with Fred Mainwaring

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/May/12

Martin Haworth - Lead rpt - 14/Jan/12 with John Brannock

Brannock - 2nd O/S - 14/Jan/12

Kirill - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/12 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd rpt - 02/Jan/12 with Kirill Spiridonov

Helping Loz on his way to 1000 routes
migs493 - 2nd β - 06/Nov/11 with LO

lozowen - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Mike smith

shouter - 2nd - 14/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/11

William_Rennie - 2nd - 01/May/11 with Suz

worthy of a star, easy for VS
Sam1991 - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Andy J and Mark

bigdrew - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Mark R, Sam Dixon

t8t9t8 - 2nd - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/11

not bad as padme damp not as polished but ledges wet and grassy and ivy growing in places
D J Williams - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10

We may have moved right too soon, the book's not clear. Though the continuation of the corner, as well as being unprotected, had something of the jungle about it!
Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Carmen

link in to the top pitch of padme, then sat at the belay and got rained on, so abed off.
Marti999 - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Anna

gingerwolf - TR O/S - 11/Sep/10

Ianwesterby - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Leo

Leo Woodhead - 2nd β - 05/Sep/10 with Ian W

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/10

rob1 - Lead - 18/Jul/10 with martin haworth

mark20 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/10

Chris Craggs - 2nd - 14/Mar/10 with Steve Cunnington

Done at 10.30am, my first climb of 2010. The guide book says it is a 15m route but it is 25m to the tree at the top.
JWB - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/10 with Jon Gill

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 01/Jan/10 with john beardmore

TonyF - 2010

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/09 with Tony

thekendo - 2nd O/S - 08/Nov/09 with piers chapman

bridget143 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Duncan Frisch

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/09

nathanlee - 2nd β - Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/09

cem - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/09 with Pete Horn

Creep_pea - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Nick, Tim

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 01/Jun/09 with Nicola Pettit

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09

VDiff climbing to a decent crux for VS then your just gardening.
Oliver Branagan - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Miles M

Brown - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Solo

smudge - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/09 with Phil

Hmmm
Phil1967 - 2nd - 26/Jan/09 with Dan

MilesMcgennity - 2nd β - 2009

trish1968 - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Jonathon and Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Apr/08

Al Evans - 2008

tontopink - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07

Oceanic - May/07

roberto18 - Lead - 03/Mar/07 with Dad (Mike Bridges)

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Mar/07

Rjukan - Feb/07 with Sam

Matt - BodyPoint - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/06 with Mark Ashley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/06

keith leonard - Lead - 2006

robin heath - Solo - 06/Jul/05

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/05

Sam and will - 2nd - 12/Jun/01 with Anthony Bennett

marcoleptic - Lead - 2000

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000

cem - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/99 with Jerry Boyd

Phil West - Lead O/S - Aug/94 with Steve Wild

chrisrogers - Lead O/S - Jul/90 with Chris J

OMSKB - Lead - Jul/89

Backinthegame - Lead O/S - Feb/89

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jul/86

tapley - Lead - 12/May/85 with Alison Tapley

Simon2005 - Lead - 1985 with KevG

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/84

Ian Clare - 1984

Ian Clare - 1984

malc - 2nd - 10/Aug/83

Gezzer - 1983

Gezzer - 1983 with Andy Towne

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

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/80

Hidden - Solo - 27/Apr/80

Hidden - Solo O/S - Mar/80

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1980

Mark Kemball - Lead - 19/May/79

babymoac - 1977 with Phil Vince

rogerskews - 1976

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 24/May/75 with Dave Ellis

petemeads - Lead - 1975

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 1975 with Rob Banks

Nigel Bond - Lead - 02/Nov/74 with Donald Workman

Dave Musgrove - 12/Jan/74

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 1974

mikej - Solo - 04/Apr/70 with E, Martin Wragg

bob@daysmill - 2nd - 1970

mikej - Solo - 21/Aug/68

mikej - Solo - 12/May/68 with Nick West

mikej - Solo - 02/Mar/68 with Wil Hurford

have soloed before it got too polished
David Smith - Lead - 1968

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