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Shibboleth*** E2 5b

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Shibboleth - Original Finish >>
[Mark Worsley on the direct finish to Shibboleth, 3 kb]167m, 7 pitches. Prestigous Scottish mountain classic with all that entails. Together with The True Finish this gives a monumental outing.
R. Smith, A .Fraser Jun/1958

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Photo: Mark Worsley on the direct finish to Shibboleth © Pete Ogden
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This climb is in 96 logbooks, and on 93 wishlists.

westaway - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Imelda Neale

buffalo606 - 28/Jun/14

Original finish for a number of reasons. Led all except second pitch due to partner's spasming fingers. Awesome route although pitch 2 is very serious and was still wet despite the recent heat wave. Will be back for the true finish but probably via another route.
Liam Ingram - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Ally Rocke

did the odd pitches, busy on the wall today - not bad, the top two pitches made the route
robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 20/Jul/13 with Sam

centurion05 - 08/Jun/13

captain - 2013

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andybirtwistle - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/12

bold and intricate! Fantastic weather and route :)
simon_D - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/12 with Karen Mc

Kazza91 - Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11

with true finish.
tim newton - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with will sim

Exodus - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Timmy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

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Led 2,4,6 pitches. Pitch 2 was wet and very bold!
Dangerous Dave - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Sandy

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jun/10

Johann - AltLd O/S - 2010 with Tony Shepherd

Johann - 2010

Peetzy - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09

Charlie wp Hill - 2009

Did the hard pitch and then enjoyed the rest of the day!!! Nice and wet.
datoon - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/08 with K & RT

khawk - AltLd - 07/Sep/08 with DT&RT

with the Hughes Finish
whispering nic - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/08 with Adam H

akhughes - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/08 with whispering nic

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/08

Did the original finish rather than the true one but still a brilliant route, made especially memorable by the showers!
Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/08

Did the top two pitches linked with Apparition, best two pitches on the cliff? Lovely moves in an incredible position. (Finally did the direct 10 years later!!)
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 10/May/08 with Emily

kevg - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/07 with Cam

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/07

Rich Mayfield - AltLd - 20/Jul/07 with Mark Stevenson

Hidden - Lead dnf - 16/Jul/06

Nicolas Duboust - AltLd - 2005 with Mike Lee

Cassidy - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/02 with David Cassidy

brianrunner - 2001 with dave kerr

Classic high mountain route with lots of good pitches, have to go back and do the direct finish some time...
Chad123 - AltLd - May/00 with Greg

Dave Kerr - AltLd - 26/Jul/99 with Brian Dickson

phardman - 20/Jul/97

richparry - AltLd O/S - Jun/97

ellis - AltLd O/S - Jun/96 with Dan Long

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graham lawrie - Lead - 1991

andy gittins - 1991 with Annette

With the True Finish - best route in the UK - well maybe.
Chris Craggs - Lead - Jun/90 with John Addy

cam1401 - AltLd O/S - May/90 with Graeme Johnson

Serious.
David Smith - AltLd - May/89

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/88

It was everything it was meant to be...
mark mcgowan01 - Solo rpt - Jun/88

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 09/Jun/84 with Rab Young

GeoffG - AltLd - Jul/83 with paul bannister

Lone Rider - AltLd - 1983 with Alan Shand

redjerry - AltLd O/S - Jun/81 with Jim Melrose

Did the crux pitch but cured a wobble by touching the peg. So disgusted with myself, I abbed off from the belay. Hopefully I've grown up a bit since then.
robinsi197 - Lead dnf - 1980 with Barbara

Hidden - Lead - Aug/79

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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 96 (1.0%)
Lead9 of 96 (9.4%)
Alt Leads33 of 96 (34.4%)
Unknown53 of 96 (55.2%)

'Climbed'68 of 96 (70.8%)
clean O/S25 of 96 (26.0%)
clean rpt1 of 96 (1.0%)
dnf2 of 96 (2.1%)