Atherton Brothers** S 4a
[Atherton Brothers & Phoenix Climb Shining Clough, 2 kb]20m.

Rockfax Description
20m. Climb the steep flake right of the chimney until it is possible to swing right to the wider continuation, threads. Finish up this in a superb situation. Awkward to protect in its lower reaches. © ROCKFAX


FA. Arthur Birtwistle 1940s 1945

Ticklists: Connoisseur's Classic Rock, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Photo: Atherton Brothers & Phoenix Climb Shining Clough © PebblePusher
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 123 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Matt Harmon - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/14

amccann - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Matt H

Andy Peak 1 - 2nd - 06/Aug/14 with Andrew Deckon

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Geoff Hannis

grrrrrrrh - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Jon Gill

Found this a bit awkward for a Severe, the steep flake can be protected with the biggest cam in the world or an upside down nut over the top :)
atom - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with josh forde

Duncan 88 - 2nd - 26/Jul/14

Hidden - 25/Jul/14

David_Gledson - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Alan

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/14

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Neil Henson

Neil Henson - 2nd - 22/Jun/14 with Mark Collins

ColinD - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Craig

saxonzulu - 2nd - 18/May/14

adie84 - 2014

Steady
ragabond007 - Lead - 01/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Chris Britton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13

Anne Gumbley - Lead - 20/Jul/13 with Ray Sharples, Mark Fairbank

Sidekick - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/13

Palmer - 13/Jul/13 with mackie, paul renwick

sopaz - 2nd - 13/Jul/13

drysori - Lead - 13/Jul/13

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13 with martina

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/13

spitfirerick - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13

Horrible, dirty, wet, mossy. Fucked my elbow somehow so practiced rescue situations for alps and bailed.
joe.91 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/13 with Thomas Reid

MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Bruce Hayward

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/12

tsjx - Lead - 26/May/12

Palindrome - Lead O/S - May/12

Sam Cooke - Lead - 01/Apr/12 with stevetheleg

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/12

stevetheleg - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Sam Cooke

Helen.Burgess - 2nd - 01/Apr/12 with Hal Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/12

fifth - 2nd - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Oct/11

sting - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with kwaidy

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with John Nesbitt

Found this hard for Severe so glad I didn't lead it! Still enjoyable, though.
markhammonds - 2nd β - 02/Oct/11 with Tom Reed

forgot to log this climb just realised its in my mates logs
Reedymc - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Mark Hammonds

Jack Whiteley - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with John Hayes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/11

Hidden - TR - 11/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/11

Chris Manasseh - Lead - 06/Aug/11 with Charlie Johnson

Steve Lenartowicz - Lead - 30/Jul/11 with Clare

Couple of hard moves for Severe - HS 4b wouldn't be inappropriate.
Tomber - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Vicki Cotton, Stuart Hurworth

One or two hard moves for a Severe, good climbing though and not difficult once you commit!
Stuart Hurworth - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Vicki Cotton, Tom Kimber

Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/11 with Richard Lines

Hoyes - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/11 with Rachel B

Awkward for 4a
Batt - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/11 with James Hoyes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/11

JRae - 2nd - 21/May/11 with Molly G

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Scott

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/11

got a bit gripped on solo!
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/11

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with JNewbiggin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10

Jamesb55 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Kath Johnson, Sarah Baker

Oceanic - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

Bad start to the day got to within 3 metres of the top and bottled it! brought Tony up to finish it.
Richie Rich - Lead dnf - 22/May/10 with Tony H

Tony Holdsworth - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Rich Cutsforth

asmith37 - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Dave Rose

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/09

George Ormerod - 2nd - 09/Aug/09 with Buffy

Roger Cruse - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Kris

BenJacobs - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Josh

RCrockford - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Andy C

Tricky bits but good gear and stnaces
dashitboarder - Lead - 31/May/09 with Dad and Jess

@ndy - 2nd - 31/May/09 with RCrockford

ChuckstarUK - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Nicola

tommytwotone - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Nigel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09

traditional
tanssop - 2nd - 21/Sep/08 with Andy

morrisdaboss - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/08 with Steve B

gazfellows - Lead - 07/May/08 with shaun d

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Duncan Skelton - 2nd - 22/Sep/07 with Jason Parker, Sue Jackson

gingerkate - 2nd - 09/Sep/07 with M

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Aug/06

ChrisJD - Lead - 12/Aug/06 with rc

colin milton - 2nd - 28/Jul/06 with horace

simonw1 - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Allan Watson

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 02/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/04

erica - 2nd - 22/Aug/03 with Chris and Malcolm

malc - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/03 with CH

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/03 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/03

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/03

Mark Riley - 2nd - Jul/00 with Pete Oates

stokienomad - Lead - Jul/98

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/97 with Joe

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/93

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/89 with Debbie Wilkinson

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 29/May/87

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/84 with Tom Valentine

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/84

mikej - Lead - 17/Apr/81 with Bob Lewis, Mike Mason

Tom V - 1980

Nigel Bond - Lead - 15/Jul/79 with Tony Cuddy, Martin Crosby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/77

David Smith - 2nd - 1976 with Al Bennett

Sean Kelly - Lead - Jun/74 with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 02/Nov/69 with Bob Knapton

Hidden - Lead - 10/Oct/65

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