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Pendulum* HVS 5a

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Rockfax Problem 21(Minus Ten - Right) >>
[Dale and Matt on Pendulum, 3 kb]The well-named girdle can be started via Aquiline or better, from the descent path. It features a lot of hunched up climbing and sideways shuffling. Three pitches is normal, finish with a short abseil from gear in the break. © ROCKFAX
FA. J.Street, C.Jackson 1960s 1965

Ticklists: Peak Rock/10/White Life.

Photo: Dale and Matt on Pendulum © mary
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 55 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/13

Seymore Butt - 2013

Jim Slater - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/12 with Graeme

lead first pitch as far as a belay with Little Plum, Jim lead as far as Rippemoff/Helicon were we abseiled off in the dark (late start + much faff) think you can continue about another 10 meters which may include the crux looking at an old guide. Great climbing what we did.
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/12 with Jim

jshields - AltLd - 30/Jun/12 with Ed James, Steve Ebbens

Interesting route, a bit bunched in places if tall, and hands are a bit polished and grotty in places. Gear fiddly and some in situ threads and pegs are in a poor way. Equipped thread for abbing off from at end of difficulties.
Sankey - AltLd - 30/Jun/12 with Jon and Ed

Brilliant exposed route.
mary - 2nd - 14/Jun/12 with Matt Taylor, Dale Gautrey

Hidden - 2012

Stoney Boy - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Nick Conway

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Ian Holtby

Mowglee - AltLd O/S - 28/May/11 with Tom Nichols

middle aged slob - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Brian and Dave

nathanlee - 2nd β - Jul/09

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Jun/08

fantastic route, not as easy as it looks, and the gear is not as good as you want it to be.
roberto18 - AltLd - 29/Mar/08 with Dad (Mike Bridges)

Al Evans - 2008

willackers - Lead O/S - 2004 with J.Bickerstaff

Hidden - Aug/02

marcoleptic - AltLd O/S - 2000 with Darryl, Ben, Pete

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - AltLd - Jun/99 with Richard Bower

AlanLittle - AltLd - May/94 with Carl Blakeley

Pitch 1 & 3
Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/93 with Neil McCallum

led the 1st and 3rd pitches
leathers - AltLd O/S - 02/May/91 with Ed Hyatt

Angus with a foot in plaster...
babymoac - AltLd - 04/Nov/90 with Angus

Hidden - Mar/89

In the rain, with one set of boots (mine) between us. I dropped them back to Dave each time using the second rope.
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/88 with Dave Forster

surfbish - Lead O/S - Feb/88

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1987

simon parish - AltLd - 1987 with Andrew Taylor

pebblespanker - AltLd O/S - 01/Jan/86 with Mark Powell

malc - AltLd - 14/Jul/85 with JW

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 20/Jul/84 with Richard Langthorp

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Mar/83

John Marsland - AltLd - 01/Jul/82 with Ian Stopforth

mark-abz - Lead - 24/Apr/82 with Andy W

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

Gezzer - AltLd O/S - 1982 with Merv Dudley

David Smith - AltLd - 30/Sep/81

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

Nic Robinson - Lead - 16/Sep/80

Hidden - Lead - 15/Sep/80

Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/80 with Andy Elliott

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 1980

Nic Robinson - AltLd - 1980

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Apr/78

Bit of an epic!
Mark Kemball - Lead - 27/Nov/77 with Sarah Bridge

Nigel Bond - Lead - 28/Jun/76 with Andy Brown

mikej - AltLd - 14/May/76 with Mike Byles

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - 1976 with Martin Smith

Mark Kemball - AltLd - 25/Oct/75 with Ian Grace

petemeads - Lead - 1975

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 1974

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 20/Jul/69

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Voting
Total votes cast 45
hard E10 of 16
E10 of 16
easy E10 of 16
hard HVS1 of 16
HVS9 of 16
easy HVS6 of 16
hard VS0 of 16
VS0 of 16
easy VS0 of 16
hard 5b0 of 14
5b0 of 14
easy 5b0 of 14
hard 5a0 of 14
5a13 of 14
easy 5a1 of 14
hard 4c0 of 14
4c0 of 14
easy 4c0 of 14
3 Stars6 of 15
2 Stars7 of 15
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Style of ascent

Lead15 of 55 (27.3%)
Followed3 of 55 (5.5%)
Alt Leads30 of 55 (54.5%)
Unknown7 of 55 (12.7%)

'Climbed'33 of 55 (60.0%)
clean O/S21 of 55 (38.2%)
clean β1 of 55 (1.8%)