Moonchild** E4 5c
[Ron Fawcett on first ascent of Moonchild, Chapel Head Scar, 3 kb]17m. A fine and testing pitch following the line of steep grooves and overlaps just right of the base of the buttress. The 2 pegs on this pitch are sometimes missing. Abseil off. © ROCKFAX
FA. Ron Fawcett, Al Evans, Dave Parker 1974. Ron Fawcett puts Chapel Head on the national map with the ascent of the much respected Moonchild. Moonchild has gradually drifted up the grades from E2.

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Photo: Ron Fawcett on first ascent of Moonchild, Chapel Head Scar © Al Evans

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 21 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

No pegs, though there is a bolt in reach at 4m.
Adam Long - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Ben Bransby

Seymore Butt - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06

jim robertson - 2006

Bern - 2006

whispering nic - Aug/03 with Graham Iles

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 18/May/97

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 18/May/97 with mik

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/96

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/96 with Andy Watts

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/96 with Jari Pollenen

Some kind person at the crag lent me his skyhook to protect the start
shark - Lead - 11/Aug/94

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd O/S - Aug/94 with Martin Doyle

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/90

keefe - 12/Sep/88

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/87

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1987

Hammy - 2nd - 30/Oct/85 with Luke Steer

Hammy - Lead - 06/Aug/84 with Colin Struthers

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1978 with Steve Long

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
scott quinn, Roget

Voting
Total votes cast 27
hard E50 of 9
E50 of 9
easy E50 of 9
hard E40 of 9
E49 of 9
easy E40 of 9
hard E30 of 9
E30 of 9
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hard 6a0 of 9
6a0 of 9
easy 6a0 of 9
hard 5c2 of 9
5c7 of 9
easy 5c0 of 9
hard 5b0 of 9
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3 Stars3 of 9
2 Stars6 of 9
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