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Citizen's Arete 5

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8m. The uninspiring blocky arete. © ROCKFAX
Might be called Citizens Edge, but this is a neat pun! Reported in April 2010 that the route was very loose and that a block had been pulled off, which may affect the grade
FA. Dave Williams, Geoff Middlehurst 2002
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Quite a run out to the first bolt and last anchor.
stokienomad - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Chris Kent

mrdigitaljedi - 2nd - 21/Sep/13 with stokienomad

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13

rockaddict - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

chris_r - Lead dog - 21/Aug/11 with Jon Bray

JonBray - Lead β - 21/Aug/11 with Chris

Never again.
IrfanM - Lead - 30/Jul/11

Pike - TR O/S - 05/Jun/11

Viki - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Jonny Nick

lozowen - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Sally Owen

chrisbussell - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Jonny Wing

ian2707 - TR - 13/Mar/11

David Smith - 2011

Eddie Shelbourne - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10

Danzig - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/10 with Rich Ogden

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 11/May/10

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

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/10

Mike Soulby - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/10 with Ellie, Big Jim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/10

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10

padski - Apr/10

Eddie Shelbourne - 2010

nickcanute - Lead - 2010

RobSimmo - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Al Robinson

al_robinson76 - Lead β - 10/Oct/09 with Rob Simpson, Emma Robinson

skawarz - TR O/S - 31/Aug/09

nick ferro - 05/Jul/09

bail - Lead RP - Jul/09 with Andrew Troy

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09 with Ben H

Sankey - TR - 25/Apr/09 with Shunt

Horrible wall,large chucks of the rock were coming off in your hands....
sonic46 - 2nd dnf - Apr/09

robblowen - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with jason pinder

asmith37 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Bex Leigh

rednip120372 - 2nd - 29/Mar/09 with robblowen

MattT88 - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/09 with Thomas Grandperrin

Hidden - Lead - 2009

stemill - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/08 with Jeff

Calder - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/08 with Andy Clow

jeffb - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/08 with stemill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08

backed off
Kirill - Lead dnf - 21/Sep/08 with Ilia

sstanier - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/08 with Sam Clarke

Sam Clarke - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/08 with Sam Stanier

mark32 - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with Trace

Adam Potter - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/08

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/08 with Ian Thurgood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Chossy, gritty, sandy, pulled off lots of unpleasant loose rocks having an anxious 'moment' yuck!
Chalky Cat - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/07 with Mod

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/07

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/07 with Helen Odwell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/07

High 1st bolt, but just a scramble below that. Pleasant.
jeffsheard - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Sarah Davis

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/07

Profile Removed 22 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Alex

swoosh - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/07 with Dave Rosenberg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07

Hidden - Lead - 14/Oct/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/06

Roget - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/06 with jon

a bit scary when dripping wet!
ebunick - Lead O/S - 20/May/06 with Lou

An epic! The bolts seemed to run out halfway up the arete. I ended up wandering about 10m off to the right where a TV sized block came out of the wall and bounced off my knee. I managed to stay on. Rob was only bother about the fate of his mobile in his bag, it had landed on it after plummeting past him. I meandered up the rest of the cliff without protection. I searched the top for a belay. Rob was unwilling to anchor using the distant tree and attempted to climb up to me via a muddy gully. As I attempted to take the rope in, Rob's belay, still on the rope jammed into the 1st runner. I heard a cry for help and peered over to find Rob halfway up the steepening gully gripped. Unable to continue nor decend. I had to throw him the short length of spare rope, dig my heals in, for there was no belay and haul him up. Rob however redeemed himself after the epic by soloing up to get the runners back.
howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - May/06 with Rob

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 10/Apr/06 with Nicola Pettit

Guy Wilson - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/05 with Chris Johnson

Voting
Total votes cast 26
hard 5+0 of 12
5+0 of 12
easy 5+2 of 12
hard 52 of 12
58 of 12
easy 50 of 12
hard 4+0 of 12
4+0 of 12
easy 4+0 of 12
3 Stars0 of 14
2 Stars2 of 14
1 Star0 of 14
0 Stars3 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 72 (1.4%)
Lead53 of 72 (73.6%)
Followed10 of 72 (13.9%)
Toproped4 of 72 (5.6%)
Unknown4 of 72 (5.6%)

'Climbed'15 of 72 (20.8%)
clean O/S48 of 72 (66.7%)
clean β2 of 72 (2.8%)
clean rpt1 of 72 (1.4%)
clean RP2 of 72 (2.8%)
dogged1 of 72 (1.4%)
dnf3 of 72 (4.2%)