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Helicon* E3 5c

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A good direct line. Start as for Rippemoff to the break, then continue direct in one long pitch. A bit loose but low in the grade. © ROCKFAX
FA. J.Street, P.Nunn 1970 . Previously aided.

Ticklists: Peak Rock/10/White Life.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/14 with Tim Newton

Steady E2, tricky sections shortlived
Adam Long - 2nd - 13/Jul/14 with Char Williams

Hannes B - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/14 with Robin

Joughton - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/14

Si dH - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Neil Furniss

Seconded this with about 10 rests as one of my first limestone routes about 6 years ago. Pleased to come back and lead it. Very easy for E3, no harder than most stoney E2s.
James Oakes - Lead RP - 30/Mar/14 with Tim Newton

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/14 with james oakes

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Phil

harold walmsley - 2nd rpt - 30/Apr/13 with Colin Struthers

cem - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/12

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/12

Very well protected - a solid E2. There are some loose rock in places. Good route.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Lee P

ellis - Lead O/S - 25/May/12 with Dave Hollinger

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 23/May/12 with Al Willoner

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

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Andy

Good lead by Martin.
Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/11

Rear pre placed up the Rippermoff crack, Onsite for the rest of it..
bigdrew - Lead β - 25/Jun/11 with Mark R

E2 5c from the Rippemoff belay, but doing it all in one pitch then it may just be worth very bottom end E3
mark20 - Lead β - 25/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 17/Sep/10

robw007 - Lead β - 02/Aug/10

metal arms - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10

Crux is on the E1, pleasant 'loose rock management' headwall. Soft.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Noaksy

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/08

Al Evans - 2008

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/01

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Aug/00

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/97

Roget - Lead rpt - 11/Dec/94 with jon

John Marsland - 2nd - 06/Aug/94 with Allen Newby

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/93

Roget - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/92 with colin

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1990 with AM

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/89 with Kim Greenald

Hidden - Lead - 09/May/89

Chris Wright - Lead - 02/Oct/88

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/87

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - May/87

neilh - 2nd - 20/Apr/86 with dave marsh

sadams - Lead - 09/Jun/85 with Kevin Edwards

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/83

andy gittins - 1983

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/82

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 52
hard E40 of 19
E40 of 19
easy E40 of 19
hard E30 of 19
E33 of 19
easy E38 of 19
hard E26 of 19
E22 of 19
easy E20 of 19
hard 6a0 of 17
6a0 of 17
easy 6a0 of 17
hard 5c2 of 17
5c15 of 17
easy 5c0 of 17
hard 5b0 of 17
5b0 of 17
easy 5b0 of 17
3 Stars0 of 16
2 Stars13 of 16
1 Star3 of 16
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Style of ascent

Lead33 of 46 (71.7%)
Followed11 of 46 (23.9%)
Unknown2 of 46 (4.3%)

'Climbed'15 of 46 (32.6%)
clean O/S22 of 46 (47.8%)
clean β3 of 46 (6.5%)
clean rpt4 of 46 (8.7%)
clean RP2 of 46 (4.3%)