The Stalk** VS 4c

Rockfax Description
The open-corner on the left of the buttress gives a great outing on good holds with plenty of solid runners after a vegetated start. At the top break, move out left to escape. There may be an abseil station in place, if not, walk round. If you thought it a push-over, consider the next route as a suitable extension. © ROCKFAX

FA. H.Drasdo, G.Mansell 1955

Ticklists: World Graded List, Low grade quality Cheedale Trad.

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This climb is in 95 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Just Another Dave - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/15 with Ian Lau

morganator - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/15 with Nicky Parkin

As start to Aplomb.
tmawer - 2nd O/S - 30/May/15 with Bram

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 30/May/15 with Tony

1st pitch of Aplomb.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Andy Finney

the power - 2nd rpt - 01/Jul/14 with admackie

admackie - AltLd - 01/Jul/14 with phil taylor

Done as attempt on Aplomb,
Jim Slater - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/14 with Graeme Hammond

As the start to Alpomb. Sacked this off due to the second pitch being a loose grassfest. shame as the wild traverse was so close and looked awesome.
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Jake Shaw

Just did this after deciding against climbing the ivy/grass that was the second pitch of Aplomb. The rest looked so good, shame about the start
JakeWShaw - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Ben Kelsey

Leo Woodhead - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13

As the first pitch to Aplomb.
migs493 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with LO

Brown - Lead - 29/Jun/13 with Lily

Bry - 2nd β - 16/Jun/13 with Chris Hind

deacondeacon - Lead - 09/Jun/13

the power - 2nd - 09/Jun/13 with deacon, rob

dr_botnik - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13 with Jack D

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Will Ward

2nd attempt to do Aplomb but after Jim spent ages trying to lead this, I finished this off and we abseiled off as Jim wasn't feeling so good. 3rd time lucky i might actually get on the route?
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Jim

as part of aplomb
CRiddiford - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/12 with Mark

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Aug/11

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/11 with Alan Holden

Ha! Poor performance. Slightly damp, couldn't find the holds on the early crux to long plumes of cascading grass. Little rest, then completed. Good route, first bit needs a real good garden though!
Hardonicus - Lead RP - 15/May/11 with Luke Donaldson

grubes - 2nd - 15/May/11 with Haydn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/11

rockjedi - AltLd O/S - 04/May/11 with Chris Fox

mark20 - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Tamati - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/10

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 30/Aug/10 with Nicola Pettit

JRae - 2nd - 29/Aug/10 with Alan

went to do Aplomb but John didn't like the belay at the end of pitch 2 so he reversed the pitch and we abseiled off. Excellent route in its own right.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10 with john Bramwell

not a bad route, although the bottom section is quite vegetated. Top section makes up for it though. Some very new abseil tat, a sling, some brand new tat, and a petzl self locking krab, only put there last week by the look of it.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Dan Fawley

tobydunford - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Nick Sillum

Went to do Aplomb, but second pitch (Neil's) was like climbing vegetated shale so backed off.
Si dH - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Neil Furniss

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/10

Hidden - 2010

Seymore Butt - 2010

cymjt - 2010

As first pitch of Aplomb
Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Andy

OffshoreAndy - Lead β - 13/Aug/09 with Jade

godusty - 2nd - 02/Jun/09 with GARY WINTER

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09

AndyM-LVB - 2nd - 11/Apr/09 with Nicolas Tardy

jsrous - 2nd - 2009 with Sam Bennett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/08

Nicos - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/08 with andrew sutton

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 2008

A great route with an adventurous feel, should have taken two ropes and abbed off tree, as descent path was awful
Pilch - Lead - 30/Sep/07 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Pilch

tatz45 - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/07 with Quentin O'Brien

keith leonard - Lead - 2007

Plans to do Aplomb were quickly scraped
Chris the Tall - 2nd - Jul/05 with Simon Shaw

Hidden - 2nd - May/05

Shaun finished seconding as rain started. Chris Tan got halfway up but it was like a waterfall & he couldn't see through his glasses, so lowered off. We abbed off, but the rope wouldn't follow. A 2 hour epic covered in mud ensued to retrieve the rope!
Phil West - Lead O/S - 10/May/03 with Shaun Walby

shaun walby - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/03 with Phil West

cem - 2nd - 19/Jun/02 with James Gregory

colin milton - Lead - Jul/01 with eric milton

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Akhil

uphillnow - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/98

Marti999 - Lead O/S - Sep/96

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/95

tlr - Lead - 07/Jun/95 with Kim

shark - Lead O/S - 1995 with Sonia

IanGilbertJones - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/92

Backinthegame - Lead O/S - Jul/92 with John Wright

IanGilbertJones - 2nd O/S - 03/May/92

Roget - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/91 with Jonathan T

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/91

whispering nic - Aug/90 with Graham Iles

dodders - 2nd - 03/May/90 with Dick Hargreaves

Hidden - 1990

steve prior - Lead - Jun/88 with Chris S

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/88

malc - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/85 with JW

Steve Lenartowicz - 1985

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/84

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/83

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/82

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/82

Ghastly Rubberfeet - AltLd - 1982

mikej - Lead - 19/Apr/81 with Mike Mason

Dave Musgrove - 28/Jul/78

tapley - Lead - 14/Sep/75 with Alison Tapley

Nigel Bond - Lead - 04/Jul/75 with John

Mark Kemball - Lead - 26/Apr/75 with Dave "Hamish" Wilkinson

Falko - AltLd O/S - 11/Jan/75 with Al W.

Andy Say - Lead - 1975

Andy Edgar - 1975

Rog Wilko - 2nd - Dec/70 with ??

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