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[Evening Flight, 1 kb]35m, 2 pitches. The sun-less wall right of the chimney of Darkness is only relatively brighter than its neighbour. A hard start is followed by easier but serious climbing in an impressive situation. 1) 5c, 7m. Start on the right of the ledge and just left of the arete. Attack the mean, leaning cracks to a small stance. 2) 5a, 26m. Climb the steep wall above, past a couple of pegs, to gain the large corner. Jam up this to the roof and then traverse wildly left before an escape into a chimney can be made. Follow the chimney to a steep and grassy exit. © ROCKFAX
FA. Eric Wallis, Des Hadlum 1964

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Photo: Evening Flight © Dave Crowley
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

escalade - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Steve Crowe - Lead - 28/Jul/10

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Brown - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/07 with Max

Desperate start followed by fight with an old nest. 6a ? (without jams)
shark - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/06 with John Codling

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Date is a guess. Start is mean. 2nd pitch had an air of seriousness to it too
Ally Smith - Lead O/S - 2006 with Emily Goodman

Hidden - AltLd - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/03

I led the top pitch
Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/99 with Chris Barnes, Dean Grindle

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 05/Jul/98 with Robin

Tim Bateman - AltLd - 01/Jul/95 with Stuart Muir

Revenge for swimming in The Strid the day before
epic ed - 2nd dog - 1995 with Dave Mc

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/94 with Steven Delderfield

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/94 with mik

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 12/Jul/94 with Robert Durran

Exciting to say the least
jcw - 1994 with Martin Harris

rob.grafton - 13/Jul/93 with Bruce

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/93

Pitch 2
Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/93 with Neil McCallum

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 25/Mar/93 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 25/Mar/93 with Dad

Hidden - 1992

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1989

steve taylor - AltLd - Jul/86 with Nicky Beresford

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/86 with Dave Langmead

MikeYouCanClimb - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/85

Hidden - 1980

GeoffG - 2nd - 19/Jun/77 with tony bowker

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jun/76

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/76

Dave Musgrove - 03/Oct/71 with Bob Knapton

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
funsized, Hidden, Hidden, Mattyk, Hidden, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 16
hard E30 of 3
E30 of 3
easy E32 of 3
hard E20 of 3
E21 of 3
easy E20 of 3
hard E10 of 3
E10 of 3
easy E10 of 3
hard 6a0 of 10
6a0 of 10
easy 6a4 of 10
hard 5c3 of 10
5c3 of 10
easy 5c0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 10
5b0 of 10
easy 5b0 of 10
3 Stars2 of 3
2 Stars1 of 3
1 Star0 of 3
0 Stars0 of 3
Bag of .....0 of 3
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Style of ascent

Lead9 of 36 (25.0%)
Followed6 of 36 (16.7%)
Alt Leads10 of 36 (27.8%)
Unknown11 of 36 (30.6%)

'Climbed'23 of 36 (63.9%)
clean O/S11 of 36 (30.6%)
clean rpt1 of 36 (2.8%)
dogged1 of 36 (2.8%)