The Scythe E2 5b
["With his beanie at a jaunty angle, James Godwin makes light work of the slightly worrisome The Scythe E2 5b.", 2 kb]18m.

Rockfax Description
18m. Climb Raindrop to the ledge then the follow the slanting flake out right, a touch spooky. © ROCKFAX

FA. Dave Knighton 1977

Photo: "With his beanie at a jaunty angle, James Godwin makes light work of the slightly worrisome The Scythe E2 5b." © Dan Lane
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This climb is in 45 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/15

RKirke - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/15 with Edward Hastrop

Quite steady, even though I was freaking out the whole way up - that was entirely self inflicted
Stroppy - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/15 with Roger Kirke

Mark Grist - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/15 with Lee Hamilton

Seconded for some fellow climbers to remove their gear when their second wasn't feeling the route. Great route, never would have tried it otherwise!
tom3667 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/15

First E2. Went direct at the start (following the Over the Moors description, not to the left as in Western Grit).
ben.phillips - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/15 with Brendan Edwards

M_Robinson - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/14 with DanielGyi

Got very off route, started on the E4, finished on the blank wall between lines.
DanielGyi - 2nd rpt - 31/Oct/14 with Michael Robinson

Had a little wobble on this. I think a combination of last route of the evening and getting spat off Sunshine Superglue, had sent my head a little west. Once I'd made the moves to get out of the tricky first section I managed to sort myself out and cruised to the top.
Leo Woodhead - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Mischa

A bit wet, a bit tricky.
John Jefferies - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/14 with Alan Segar

efrance24234 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/13 with Jacob

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Aug/13

The start was much harder than I expected, felt a bit too tough for a warm-up but there you go... Slightly worrying run out.
Joughton - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/13

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 13/Aug/13 with Aidy

akhughes - Lead O/S - Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/13

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 01/May/13

Mark Grist - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Sam Simpson

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/Apr/13

Gets a star or two in the Over The Moors guide, definitely worthwhile. Plenty of gear too so I don't really know why it gets a fluttery heart in the Rockfax.
David Kay - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Moritz Lessmann

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/Apr/13

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12 with Donks

jamesgodwin64 - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/12 with Phil Craven

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with kind strangers

Fleeter - 2nd dog - 28/Mar/12

mikedelderfield - 2nd rpt - 26/Mar/12 with Steven Delderfield

ste_d - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/12 with mik

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with johnny, Phil Craven

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jun/11

jamesgodwin64 - TR O/S - 31/May/11 with viki, Phil Craven

mikedelderfield - Lead RP - 2011 with Steven Delderfield

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2011 with Steve Mount

MarkCoupe - 2010

cmars89 - TR - May/09 with Jake rowarth

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/07

spacey - 2nd - 22/Aug/06 with paul evans

Bern - 2006

Pumpy climb. Awkward moves at mid height.
Owdham - TR O/S - 2004 with Girtch

Hidden - Lead - 15/Sep/96

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jun/94

Roget - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/93 with colin, baccy

ste_d - Lead β - 07/May/93 with mik

Loose at the top...
Sean Kelly - Lead - Jun/92

uphillnow - 2nd - 1988

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