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Amphitheatre Climb VD

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10m. A short steep crack leads to the ledge and a final groove. © ROCKFAX
FA. Al Parker 1957
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This climb is in 172 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

craig h - Solo rpt - 07/Jul/14

pog100 - 2nd - 18/Jun/14 with sarah M

yossarian714 - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/14 with Jacques Du Toit, Laura Johnson, Joseph Kisolo-Ssonko

Trying to get the hang of this trad malarky, but nuts don't seem to want to stay put!
noteviljoe - 2nd - 12/Jun/14 with yossarian714

georgenvk - Solo rpt - 31/May/14

Fentonio - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Leanne Ayres

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/14

runestone - Solo - 26/May/14 with Jeff

sibluer - Solo - 20/May/14

B3 Boots
callum2806 - Solo - 17/May/14

in plastic boots
sibluer - Solo - 17/May/14

traineed - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with dk247, Robin

dl_wraith - Solo rpt - 20/Apr/14 with Jim McGrath, Sarah Powell-Veness

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/14

Climbster - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/14 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/14 with Matt

yossarian714 - Solo rpt - 22/Mar/14 with Laura Johnson

anaesthetic - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Jules

EeFu - Lead - 27/Oct/13 with Alison, Alexey

dl_wraith - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/13

EmilyCreative - Lead - 09/Aug/13

Commando - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/13 with Chris Wardle, Sasha Taylor

Having done all the bouldering within our range (and with no trad kit); solo'd the VDiffsA
noteviljoe - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/13

yossarian714 - Solo O/S - Jul/13 with Joseph Kisolo-Ssonko

cjbaker - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/13

Warm up climb whilst waiting for the others
peachos - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/13

bullybones - Solo - 27/Jun/13

pog100 - Lead - 05/Jun/13 with fat boys

Alan Dixon - Solo - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - TR - 21/May/13

lewist1993 - TR β - 21/May/13

kkris - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/13 with Adam

adamashcroft - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13

markhammonds - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/13 with Claire Tunaley

BTphonehome - Solo - 07/Apr/13

J25 - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13

jordan taylor - Solo rpt - 29/Mar/13

fredallingham - Lead - 10/Mar/13 with Isaac

masmith - Lead - 06/Mar/13 with Cathy Burke

James Oakes - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/13

more like a diff
jules699 - Solo - 27/Oct/12

spitfirerick - 2nd - 05/Sep/12

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

Fragmod - Solo - 12/Jun/12

Pretty much a solo, given midge problems affecting the belay.
tsl42 - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/12 with Gaz Hooson

AlisonSmiles - Lead - 28/May/12 with Andy G

g1m147 - Solo - 13/May/12

Will Sheaff - Lead - 16/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 12/Apr/12

Viki - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/12 with David

David Shelmerdine - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/12

Scott Dunkley - 28/Mar/12 with Big Jonnie

OliBangbala - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Sep/11

vix - Solo O/S - 11/Sep/11 with luke

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11 with martina

Gashworth - Lead - 26/Jun/11

Gashworth - 26/Jun/11

eddzzz - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Chris Mayhew

greglad - 15/Jun/11

Tom Davy - Solo O/S - 28/May/11

self-protected
99bolivar - 19/May/11

R8JimBob88 - Solo rpt - 14/Apr/11

ashmellor - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/11

Roger Cruse - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11 with Dan Walker

craig h - Solo rpt - 26/Mar/11

dannygiblin - Lead - Mar/11

teamrob - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/11 with Bex

Rexie - 2nd - 20/Feb/11 with Robin

Hidden - Solo - 2011

Viki - Solo - 26/Aug/10

Matthew Edwards - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/10 with Victoria Shelmerdine

Nick1812P - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/10

jamesgodwin64 - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/10 with Gaz, Phil Craven

Nick1812P - Solo - 17/Jun/10

philip1984 - 2nd RP - Jun/10 with james godwin

philb - 2nd - Jun/10

R8JimBob88 - Solo rpt - 20/May/10

Nick1812P - Solo - 20/May/10

Nick1812P - Solo - 19/May/10

Nick1812P - Solo - 18/May/10

craig h - Solo rpt - 12/May/10

grubes - Solo rpt - 09/May/10

grubes - 2nd rpt - 09/May/10 with Tom Stapleton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

R8JimBob88 - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/10

joe.91 - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Alistair Tamlit

cosreba - Solo - 19/Apr/10

Top rope set up for novice climbers
Johnny B Diggerman - TR O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Mike, Michael

trish1968 - 2nd - 16/Apr/10 with Nick Bennett

Tony Little - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/10

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/10 with John Newbiggin

R8JimBob88 - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

grubes - 2nd - 04/Oct/09 with Chris

willworkforfoodjnr - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with grubes

Nick1812P - Solo - 09/Sep/09

Very poorly protected, only got two pieces of pro in, and the second fell out.
RankAmateur - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Bec Jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/09

Bernie Wylde - Solo - 15/Jul/09

dpmUK - Solo rpt - 08/Jul/09

manchesterlegend - TR dog - Jul/09 with paul

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/09

dread-i - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/09

doogstrue - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with andy s

sibluer - 2nd - 12/May/09

craig h - Solo rpt - 10/May/09

adam carless - Solo rpt - 25/Apr/09

Jon Dittman - Solo - 08/Apr/09

trish1968 - 2nd - 07/Apr/09

Howard J - Lead rpt - 07/Apr/09 with Trish Mellor

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/09

hcooper - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/09 with Jennifer Slack

craig h - Sent rpt - 20/Mar/09

Theeni - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Jon Leighton

craig h - Solo rpt - 27/Jan/09

Jen80 - 2009

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/08 with Pat

JamieSparkes - Solo rpt - 24/Dec/08 with solo

Nick1812P - 2nd O/S - 12/Dec/08 with Jamie

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/08 with Dan F

Howard J - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/08 with Trish Mellor

craig h - Solo rpt - 02/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - 24/Aug/08

Third up
dpmUK - TR rpt - 25/Jun/08

craig h - Sent rpt - 17/Jun/08

BenedictIEP - Solo rpt - 09/Jun/08

SecretSquirrel - Solo - 11/May/08 with adam carless

4th up
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - May/08 with Dan Money, Dad

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - May/08

SecretSquirrel - Solo - 10/Feb/08

craig h - Solo rpt - 06/Jan/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Shad - Lead - 2008

craig h - Solo rpt - 22/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/07

Started up this one hoping to regain something from my previous retreat of a severe, it didnt go well. Got up the first bit with easy (obviously) and onto the ledge. Then couldnt see any protection at all for where the guide appears to direct me. Started making the move with no protection, and realised that the move actually seemed quite tricky, especailly for a VDiff. Not sure if Hobson Moor has its own grading of easy grades or whether I'm just losing it or had a hard time. Anyway - moved right into the staircase like groove as I was determined not to let all that rope flaking go to waste again. Easy enough and pleasent enough, abit disappointed in my leading proformance on that day though! Will look back here to see how other people have found the midle section.
Reaver2k - Lead dnf - 25/Apr/07 with GH - Matt, Alex, Louise, Katie, Frank

dpmUK - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Jeni

climber130887 - Solo - 20/Mar/07

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 03/Feb/07

headius - TR rpt - 2007 with jay

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/06

Cameron13 - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/06 with SecretSquirrel

Katy Nelson - Lead - 08/Jun/06 with Ben Schofield (college)

Hidden - 2006

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

Michael Brown - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/05

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 28/Jan/05

Hidden - Lead - 2005

shaun walby - Solo - 22/Jul/04

Mark A Humphries - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/04 with gary wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/04

Mike_T0501 - Lead - 06/Mar/04 with Paul

Stig - Solo O/S - Jun/03

Goody - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/02 with Ronnie Abrams

Roget - Solo O/S - 19/May/01

Adi Hooper - Lead - 2001 with Sherborne Adventure Group

Gman - Solo O/S - Aug/00

Howard J - Lead O/S - 12/May/98

craig h - Solo rpt - 08/Apr/98

craig h - Solo rpt - 09/Mar/96

Phil West - Solo O/S - 1996

robtrooper - 1996

Done with headtorches
astrecks - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/94 with Rod

Mike_T0501 - 06/Mar/94

babymoac - Solo - 16/Jun/91

Backinthegame - Solo - Jul/90

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1990

ewar woowar - Solo - 1989

Regular solo
David Smith - Solo - 1980

Hidden - Solo - 22/May/77

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HVD0 of 11
easy HVD3 of 11
hard VD2 of 11
VD6 of 11
easy VD0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed88 of 172 (51.2%)
Lead48 of 172 (27.9%)
Followed19 of 172 (11.0%)
Toproped6 of 172 (3.5%)
Bouldered2 of 172 (1.2%)
Unknown9 of 172 (5.2%)

'Climbed'68 of 172 (39.5%)
clean O/S68 of 172 (39.5%)
clean β1 of 172 (0.6%)
clean rpt31 of 172 (18.0%)
clean RP1 of 172 (0.6%)
dogged2 of 172 (1.2%)
dnf1 of 172 (0.6%)