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Inquisitor* E1 5c

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[Bill Briggs on Inquisitor Stony Middleton 1970, 4 kb]20m. A popular route up the long flake on the left-hand side of the buttress. The lower wall is a bit thin, the bulge is a bit beefy and the upper groove is a bit wobbly. © ROCKFAX
FFA. Ron Fawcett 1976. FAA. Geoff Birtles 1967

Photo: Bill Briggs on Inquisitor Stony Middleton 1970 © keith sanders
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Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14 with Tim Newton

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/14 with rachel slater

climber34neil - 04/Aug/14

jshields - Lead - 18/Jun/14 with Tony Fidler

loose! a pile of
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 19/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/14

Exhausted at end of day ( and after up and down climbing crux of Armageddon about 10 times), lowered off second peg
Owen W-G - Lead dnf - 29/Jun/13 with Nic

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

Apharri - 2nd β - 02/May/13 with Dave Wharton

too hard and too chossy to be E1
Joughton - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/12

E2 for looseness. All over after the bulge if you can forget about the chossfest you're tottering up. Great entertainment watching Si manage to screw his loaf and battle up Wee Doris after this - a mighty lead.
Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Robin

robin_hackney - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Si, Dave Foster

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/12

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

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/12

Faffed about for too long placing extra gear as I didn't trust either of the in-situ pegs. E1 if you trust the pegs and tat, E2 if you don't.
Martin Haworth - Lead dog - 06/Apr/12 with John Brannock

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Apr/12

Sean Kelly - 2012

Paused for a while on the undercut trying to figure out best way of going over the bulge but turned out to be easier than it looked, just needed to commit. Only really one 5c move and some 5b lower down so probably only E1. The groove above the bulge is pleasant VS climbing and not really loose.
Misha - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Paul

nai - 2nd - 02/Sep/11 with Andrew

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/11 with Chris

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

kingholmesy - 2nd O/S - 2011 with Andy S

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

hmmm, thinking closer to E2 for the bulge and wobbly bits but the top crack is fairly solid... especially if windhover is E2..
Birdo - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Daniel Wicks

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10

TonyF - 2010

I would have said that the original grade of E2 was more accurate.
Brian Rodgers - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Mike Todd

Loose rock and a stout pull over the bulge. (Also this day failed on london wall after ripping gear where pe used to be).
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Noaksy

Dave Heaton - 2nd - 11/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/09

Sankey - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Luke

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Stephen

galpinos - 2nd - 07/Mar/09 with Nick V

middlevern - Lead O/S - Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/08

Brown - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Henry

Al Evans - 2008

nige - Lead - 21/May/05 with mark hounslea

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/02

Carl Smethurst - Lead rpt - 08/Jul/01 with Ian Pickles

kristian - Lead O/S - 2000

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - 1994

Roget - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/92 with colin

whispering nic - Jul/92 with Graham Iles

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jun/91

leathers - 2nd - 28/Jun/90 with James Thomas

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jun/88

surfbish - Lead O/S - Feb/88

Hidden - 1988

Billg - Lead O/S - 04/May/87 with Dave Gregory

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - May/87

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Jul/86

Mike Owen - 14/Jun/86 with Eric Rooseberry

Chris Wright - Lead - 01/Aug/85

sadams - 2nd - 18/May/85 with John from London

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Apr/85

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 06/Apr/85 with Dave Bartle

sadams - Lead - 04/Apr/85

Hidden - 24/Mar/85

Simon2005 - 2nd - 1985 with JimB

Bulls Crack - Lead β - 1985 with AM

neilh - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/84

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Oct/83

Dave Musgrove - 04/Apr/83

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/83

Gezzer - 1983

andy gittins - 1983

mark-abz - Lead - 16/Oct/82 with Kev H

David Smith - Lead - 04/Oct/81

Hidden - Lead - May/81

Hidden - Oct/80

Mark Kemball - Lead - 31/May/80 with Steve Finch

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 11/May/79 with Dave Lee

EagerAndy - Lead - 1978

Voting
Total votes cast 127
hard E20 of 50
E22 of 50
easy E235 of 50
hard E14 of 50
E18 of 50
easy E11 of 50
hard HVS0 of 50
HVS0 of 50
easy HVS0 of 50
hard 6a0 of 46
6a0 of 46
easy 6a0 of 46
hard 5c5 of 46
5c36 of 46
easy 5c4 of 46
hard 5b1 of 46
5b0 of 46
easy 5b0 of 46
3 Stars0 of 31
2 Stars6 of 31
1 Star22 of 31
0 Stars3 of 31
Bag of .....0 of 31
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Style of ascent

Lead46 of 82 (56.1%)
Followed22 of 82 (26.8%)
Unknown14 of 82 (17.1%)

'Climbed'41 of 82 (50.0%)
clean O/S33 of 82 (40.2%)
clean β3 of 82 (3.7%)
clean rpt2 of 82 (2.4%)
dogged2 of 82 (2.4%)
dnf1 of 82 (1.2%)