Peacemaker* E1 5b
[Blessed are the peacemakers..., 2 kb]18m.

Rockfax Description
The last good route in this area is a serious undertaking. Climb up the right-hand corner of the arch to a foot-ledge near the top. Step up right onto a slab for a tricky and bold finish. © ROCKFAX

FA. Pete Oxley 8.2.89 08/Feb/1989

Photo: Blessed are the peacemakers... © phantom whistler
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This climb is in 45 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

uncontrollable - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Daj

Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 29/Jun/14 with DAJ Johnson, Frodo Stickel

Sophie Nunn - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Sue

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/14

Did it when it was graded HVS 5a 6 years ago. Finished straight under the overhang, reaching slightly to the right over the overhang; committed move. Good climb with interesting moves.
pelvoux - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

Brilliant climb! Should have rest in the first narrow roof section before taking on the crux, couldnt reach a hold to move up over the top bulge and ended up getting pumped, had to hang on rope for a sec to then tackle it, will have to do again clean!
JUSTADUDE - 2nd dog - 25/May/13 with clipskipper

Escape from the chimney tricky. Finished direct through the roof rather than up the RH slab. Grade probably unaffected.
clipskipper - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Neil

Hidden - 2013

Went right too early - probably lowered the grade to VS
Steve27 - 2nd - 01/Apr/12 with Ewan Gilmour

jasonpm - 2nd - 30/Jul/11 with Simon Chandler

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with stef mesch

Got up near the top of the corner, couldn't see how to get any further and eventually lowered off.
Monkey_Alan - Lead dnf - 15/Aug/10 with Andre Clarke

Andre Clarke - Lead dnf - 15/Aug/10 with Alan

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Jul/09

Pulled off a big hold onthe arete just before moving onto the slab so retreated.
d_meacher - Lead dnf - 16/Jun/09 with Trisha Murphy

Ceridwen - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/09 with D

worked out after that I went too high into the corner before trying to move round onto the slab, found there was no gear, got pumped and a little scared, then it got dark. down climbed then ab'd in to get the gear. some loose rock near the top of the corner too. felt hard and a little bold for the grade. will hopefully go back and finish it properly at some point.
Dan_Carroll - Lead dnf - 13/Apr/09

Bottled it on the last wall section, even after getting on to it! After reading some of the comments on here, I'm not so gutted now. It was a serious route, quite commiting for a HVS, the guidebook description is very deceptive.
AndyM-LVB - Lead dnf - 05/Apr/09 with Nicolas Tardy

committing, scary as hell, and the final slab took me a while to work out, very "sequency". But a really great route nonetheless. Would probably deserve more stars but more of a warning too. This is followed by a typical loose mud and rocks finish and a belay by rattly a peg in the ground.
EmmanuelF - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09 with Laura

f**k that was hard
Dieter Z - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Ceri

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Lisa Paling

LiLaMont - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Toby Dunford

tumbling wizard - Mar/09

corker! was sweating blood.. and bleeding sweat..
recon - 2009 with Ceri

Much procrastination before rocking onto slab. Climbed too high into corner first go and had to reverse. Gear felt spaced and not reet cracky. Had Coastguard helicopter hovering behind us for five minutes. Great experience. Scary and hard for HVS.
Dave Foster - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with Carl

more like E1 5b, gear not very good either.
Bern - 2nd - Jun/08 with Andy Mos

aged_ape - Lead O/S - 15/May/08 with KM

Marti999 - Lead - 06/Jun/07 with Rich White

First time anywhere near a HVS. Most of it was OK and I could feasibly have done myself, didn't like the last bit though. Could maybe have made the stepover on to the footledge/slab, but the tricky fingery stuff beyond that would have spit me off just after I cacked myslef.
djdf - 2nd β - 06/May/07 with Alex Borresen

First HVS, tough finish
pelvoux - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Heloise, Jonathan

I decided to try this as one of my first HVSs, partly because the guidebook said it was well protected. Fell about 16ft off on the face and smashed my knees. I think i was very lucky to just have cuts, swelling and bruises. I returned the day after to have a look and saw someone else take the same fall. I think an amendment to the next edition of the guidebook could prevent some serious injuries.
nicnic - 21/Apr/07

Hadley lead the corner to the roof and fell, i TR'd this and finished the route. Must lead it proper next time.
riddle - Lead - Apr/07 with Hadley Slade-Jones

Southern Mark Smith - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06

dan gibson - 2nd O/S - 28/May/06 with AJ

AJ007 - 2nd - Mar/06

Difficult last moves
Tom Gadsden - 2nd dog - 2006 with Mike

Hard, scary. Not sure if it was nice or not
timharrison - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Corryne

Charlie Williams - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Gary Dicker

Scary, and another skin of teeth lead. Saw some E2-(or so he claimed) climber taking a flyer from the usual point just after my lead.
Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/04 with Andrew

feilx - 2004

Serious fall for lead climber.
gripped01 - 2nd O/S - Jul/00 with Spider

kp64zl - TR - Oct/96

Approx date
Nigel Coe - 1990

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Total votes cast 23
hard E20 of 3
E20 of 3
easy E20 of 3
hard E10 of 3
E13 of 3
easy E10 of 3
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hard 5c0 of 3
5c0 of 3
easy 5c0 of 3
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easy 5b0 of 3
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