Gideonite* HVS 5a
[Gideonite/Chew Valley Picnic, 2 kb]14m.

Rockfax Description
14m. The large groove leads by bridging and finger jamming to a ledge. Finish up the easy corner behind. © ROCKFAX


FA. Malc Baxter (2 pegs) 1960 FFA Jim Campbell, Al Evans 1976

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Photo: Gideonite/Chew Valley Picnic © Rock Fairy
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 124 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Peter87 - Lead - 22/Jul/15

kkris - TR rpt - 15/Jul/15 with self belay

ben.phillips - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/15 with Brendan Edwards

g1m147 - 2nd - 23/May/15

Charles Kinniburgh - 2nd - 28/Apr/15 with Rob Davies

pauldr - 2015

Ross88 - 2nd - 13/Sep/14 with David Kay

David Kay - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Ross Brown

sibluer - Lead - 03/Sep/14

fooforever - 2nd - 03/Sep/14

kkris - TR O/S - 03/Sep/14 with self belay

jimbonfire - 09/Aug/14

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo - 27/Apr/14

g1m147 - 2nd - 29/Dec/13 with Mick.

Led the first half and took a big fall at the crux tried again but was too pumped. Matt led the rest and I came up on clean second.
snapperdan - 13/Aug/13

Dan lead first half and fell, I finished including extra heathery exit not in guide book.
MatthewH - Lead - 13/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/13

alias dave - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Dan Allen

cjbaker - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Peachy, Alvaro

johnself1603 - Lead RP - 17/Jun/13 with Peter Stockton

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Apr/13

Scott Dunkley - 2013

Hidden - 2nd β - 2013

mikephilrob - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

petellis - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Caroline, The short fuse, Sloth

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/12

g1m147 - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Mick.

AlisonSmiles - 2nd - 02/May/12 with Will S

crag_hopper_Jay - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/12 with MeirionT

adie84 - 2012

Hidden - 2nd β - 16/Sep/11

ste_d - Solo rpt - 15/Sep/11

antroy - Lead - 14/Sep/11

pog100 - 2nd - 24/Aug/11 with fat boys

eddzzz - TR O/S - 16/Aug/11 with Daniel Higham

zephr - Lead - 13/Aug/11

eddzzz - TR dog - 25/Jul/11 with Daniel Higham

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/May/11

nice, felt difficult. Placed two micro wires at the crux
grubes - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Ben

BenedictIEP - 2nd β - 24/Apr/11 with Luke Donaldson

D J Williams - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/11

Joughton - Lead O/S - Mar/11

On a top rope not very eventful. Looks like a different story on the lead.....will do soon
Plenk - TR O/S - Jan/11 with Jim

attack the crack - Lead RP - 2011

Leo Woodhead - 2011

Mike_T0501 - TR dnf - 16/Oct/10 with Paul

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Oct/10

GrantB - Lead - 10/Oct/10 with Alpha Red, ally smith

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/10

PeteH - Lead rpt - 06/Sep/10 with Chris Tan

craig h - 2nd rpt - 03/Jul/10 with Janet Hannah

Shauna - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Jules

Climbed in a hurry in semi darkness so I didn't place much gear. Some awkward moves.
climbinmunkey - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Andy

Nice climb. Good gear. I like!
R8JimBob88 - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with Gaz

eschaton - Lead - 09/May/10 with Christian

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with JNewbiggin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/May/10

dirty and not great gear, not much fun
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Nick

Nick1812P - 2nd O/S - 03/May/10 with Jamie

ashmellor - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Dan lane

Kendrick - 2nd dog - 14/Mar/10 with Mr Hobbs

MarkCoupe - 2010

BobPorter - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Phil

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Sep/09

Got the legs trembling!
Shad - Lead - 15/Sep/09

In fading light... (Arrived at quarry at 7.15 and this was our second climb)
PeteH - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/09 with Dave Leonard

DaveLeonard - 2nd - 11/Sep/09 with PeteH

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Peter Hart

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/09 with Swifty

steven - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/09 with Simon Holden

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/09

dread-i - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/09 with papillon

Hidden - TR - 08/Jun/09

Dave Rumney - 19/Apr/09 with Tanya Milner

Very nice, didn't feel that hrad either.
Dan Lane - Lead β - 08/Apr/09 with Dan Money

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

cymjt - 2009

Stig - 2nd rpt - 26/Aug/08 with Jonathan Teale

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

adam carless - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08 with SecretSquirrel

SecretSquirrel - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with adam carless

cem - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/08 with Graham Dolman

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 18/May/07

psychicbread - 2nd O/S - 01/May/07 with Max

Hidden - TR - 18/Feb/07

Shad - 2nd - 2007

headius - TR rpt - 2007 with jay

paul79 - 2007

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/06

Jim Vach - 13/Oct/06 with Paul Winder

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/06

Stig - 2nd rpt - 12/Sep/06 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

kevin k - TR O/S - Jul/06 with dave

Hidden - 2nd - 14/May/06

spacey - 2nd O/S - May/06 with paul evans

Carl Smethurst - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/06 with Gareth Mayhead

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - Aug/05 with Liam/tom/naylor

Hidden - Lead dnf - 24/Jan/05

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/04

Carl Smethurst - Lead β - 16/Jun/04 with Ian Pickles

Howard J - 2nd - 13/Apr/04 with Ronnie Abrams

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/04 with gary wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/03

First HVS lead, nearly wobbled off it.
Stig - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/03 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Stig - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/03 with Jonathan Teale

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 06/Jul/03 with Ian Pickles

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/96

robtrooper - 1996

astrecks - TR - 02/Dec/94 with Rod

ChrisJD - Lead - 09/Oct/93

Roget - Solo O/S - 02/May/92

Bern - 1992

ste_d - Lead O/S - 25/May/91 with mik

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1990 with Therry Cooper

During lunch break on SPA course I ran
uphillnow - Lead - 1990

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
atom, Steve Waters, Mynydd

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