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[Last route of the day, 3 kb]14m. An excellent route for the grade with good moves on superb rock. The wall to the right of Olaf has several sets of cracks. Climb the right-hand set (or the others at 5a) then make a delicate traverse left along the sloping ledge to gain a ledge and tree. Finish up the crack above. © ROCKFAX
FA. Alan Austin, Jennifer Ruffe 1959

Ticklists: Allan Austin Classics.

Photo: Last route of the day © Glyn
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This climb is in 186 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

1poundSOCKS - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/13

Mowglee - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Ali

Nice delicate climbing
odox - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Sam Webb

Just remember, three stars on Yorkshire limestone, one star anywhere else!
David_Gledson - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Alan

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/13

BenedictIEP - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Vicky Jennings

Nice, bit of fun retreaving some gear.
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Ian

vix - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/13

did 5a start
jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13 with ross garfoot, john ripley

hotfeet - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

bobstones - 2nd - 25/May/13

StuartP - 2nd - 25/May/13

WB - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 05/Apr/13

scott quinn - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/12

Calder - 2nd - 15/Sep/12 with Ste

stemill - Lead - 15/Sep/12 with Graham

1poundSOCKS - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/12

Nickster - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with alan Purgues

zejrus - Lead - 28/Jul/12

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with Chi Huo Cheng

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/12

Chi Cheng - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/12 with Rachel Stater

Lenny - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/12 with Julie

spoungeclimber - 2nd O/S - May/12 with adi bryant

The Pix - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Craig Perkins

Some trees you hug, Some trees you don't. Karen gave this one a real good cuddle.
bigmrp - Lead - 28/Apr/12 with KC

petekeron - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/12 with Chris Wright

gforce - Lead - 15/Apr/12 with Emma

PaulHermes - 2nd - 08/Apr/12 with Tibor

Hidden - 06/Apr/12

minT(HUN) - Lead - 2012 with PaulHermes

Andy Graham - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/11 with Dan Miller

Danny Crump - Lead - 12/Nov/11 with John Andrews, Sarah Pentelow

The crack at the top felt hard for VS, not sure the pelting rain helped either!
katiep - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11 with Callan

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

Hidden - 01/Oct/11

beds74 - Lead - 14/Aug/11 with Craig Hartley

hartleycsh - 2nd - 14/Aug/11 with Paul Bedford

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11

Nicely done Laura
greenroom - 2nd β - 11/Jul/11 with Laura Todd

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/11

timmsy - Lead - 20/Jun/11 with Neil

Direct start.
Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/11

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 31/May/11 with Andy

bigdrew - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Si

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/11

Need to trust your feet on the traverse, but otherwise pleasent.
nickdunn - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Chris Dennis

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 27/Apr/11 with Bern Hardman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

Mike Soulby - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Rob Middleton

psychomansam - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

thetradlad - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Harry Thorpe

Harry Thorpe - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Jake Lodge

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

escalade - 2011

greenroom - 2nd O/S - 2011 with Matt F

tmawer - 2nd rpt - 16/Oct/10 with Andy Taylor

alisonk - 2nd - 10/Oct/10 with Martin

Don't try to mantle the slopey ledge, just head left to the better crack, then up to the safety of the tree.
Karlos - Lead dog - 28/Aug/10 with Ben

Hidden - Lead - 22/Aug/10

aberSam - 2nd - 10/Jul/10 with Andrew Barnes

Andy_B39 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Sam Edwards

Shauna - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Jules

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 15/May/10 with Dave Warburton

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 09/May/10 with Paul Sheehan, Ray Sharples

Phil79 - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with Kafoozalem, Tony

Popkids - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with Phil, Kafoozalem

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10

adi bryant - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Jake, Lee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09

gibbered somewhat more than neccesary and offered to bear the tree's babies when I reached it
pebbles - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09

snakebite - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Matt Reynolds

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09 with Stig

Stig - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/09 with Jack

bridget143 - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Sion

Andrew1 - Lead - 24/Jun/09 with Ros

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/09

Sankey - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Luke

Seymore Butt - 2009

jcurley - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/08 with Mark A Humphries

dts - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/08 with Andy Taylor

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/08

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

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/08 with Ian

ian caton - 2nd - Jul/08 with Abi

Topped out in dark - 10pm
Swotson - 2nd O/S - 21/May/08 with Matt Gordon

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/08

Hidden - Solo rpt - 26/Apr/08

thrutch - Lead - 26/Apr/08 with helen

Glyn - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Feb/08

AndrewJenkins - 2008

Al Evans - 2008

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/07

petellis - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/07 with Jenny Clarke

1st Yorkshire limestone route - felt easy for VS
Mattyk - Lead O/S - 26/May/07 with Jamie Moss & Ali Kennedy

Ian Parnell - Lead O/S - May/07 with Ali Mynett

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/07 with Jim

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

Date is a guess
Ally Smith - Lead O/S - 2007 with Emily Goodman

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/06

chicken88 - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/06 with Tom Butterworth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/06

Trobbo - 2nd - 20/Jul/06 with steve crossley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/06

first route ever on limestone, first solo ever on limestone 2yrs later
Alex Mason - Solo - 28/Apr/06 with Steve Ramsden

Marq - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/06 with Daniel Dennehy

jim robertson - 2006

Hidden - 2006

ChrisJD - 2nd - 04/Sep/05 with Clare & Rich

MeMeMe - Lead O/S - Aug/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/05

Brown - Lead - 12/Mar/05 with Timmy

first limestone route. first route on malham. see junkyard angel & crossbones/east wall
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 2005 with Alex Mason

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2005 with john d

DavidR - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/04 with Aidan McGuffie and Matt Smith

Paul Figg - Lead - 01/Aug/04

Andy S - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/04

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/03 with Pete Twist

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/03

sims - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/03 with Nick

Smelly Fox - 2nd - 29/Mar/03 with Mark Button

PenJD - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/02 with Jon Ascroft

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/02 with Mark Vandome

Nick Beckett - Lead - 2002 with Chiara Bonotto

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/00

RobSimmo - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/99 with Steve Goodens, Jon Berry

kato'sdad - Lead - 10/Jun/99 with Rob Simpson

aldred - 2nd O/S - 1999

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/98 with Mark Gill

innes - 1996

Trobbo - Lead - 10/Aug/95 with john blower

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Jul/95

rob.grafton - AltLd - 1995 with barry maybank, Bruce

leathers - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/94 with Ian Hirst

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/93

Ezy Ryder - Lead O/S - 1993 with Obes

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/92

whispering nic - May/92 with andy farnell

malc - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/91

mattnuttall - 2nd - 29/Aug/90 with Alan Holden

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/90

Andy Hyslop - Mar/90

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Mar/90

Hidden - 1990

David Smith - 1990

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/89

Andy Say - Lead - 06/Aug/88

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/88 with Tufty (Stewart Moffat)

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/87

Richard White - 1987

steve taylor - Lead O/S - Sep/86 with rob the vet

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/86

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 1986

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/85 with Chris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/85

Tim Bateman - 2nd - 12/May/85

Hammy - 2nd - 16/Nov/84 with Clive Davies, Phil Dowthwaite

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Feb/84

RichardMc - Lead - 02/Jul/83 with Dave Langmead

Nic Robinson - 1982

Bruce Kerr - 2nd - 14/Feb/81 with Roy Williamson

How on earth does this get ***? It is utterly mundane.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1979 with Mike Wright

Hidden - Solo - 05/Mar/78

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jun/76

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 08/Jun/67

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 30/Oct/66 with Bob Knapton

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Voting
Total votes cast 72
hard HVS0 of 25
HVS0 of 25
easy HVS0 of 25
hard VS3 of 25
VS15 of 25
easy VS7 of 25
hard HS0 of 25
HS0 of 25
easy HS0 of 25
hard 5a0 of 21
5a0 of 21
easy 5a0 of 21
hard 4c1 of 21
4c18 of 21
easy 4c2 of 21
hard 4b0 of 21
4b0 of 21
easy 4b0 of 21
3 Stars5 of 26
2 Stars11 of 26
1 Star10 of 26
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 186 (3.2%)
Lead101 of 186 (54.3%)
Followed60 of 186 (32.3%)
Alt Leads2 of 186 (1.1%)
Unknown17 of 186 (9.1%)

'Climbed'72 of 186 (38.7%)
clean O/S106 of 186 (57.0%)
clean β1 of 186 (0.5%)
clean rpt5 of 186 (2.7%)
dogged1 of 186 (0.5%)
dnf1 of 186 (0.5%)