The history boys*** E2 5c
[The History Boys, John Spencer at first overlap, 2 kb]30m. Retro-bolted.

Photo: The History Boys, John Spencer at first overlap © MadProfessor
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This climb is in 43 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Petarghh - 2nd - 23/Jun/15 with James Gray

Varied climbing with good gear when you need it. Pretty much a sport climb once you get the piece in.
farmus21 - Lead - 23/Jun/15 with Peter Hill

now bolted @ 6B (just need a number 1 friend for the top grove)
martrin - Lead - 30/May/15 with Sarah Kekus

got lost went up the left hand bolt line 1/2 way up
martrin - Lead - 20/Apr/15 with Sarah Kekus

Hidden - Lead - 2015

Minor epic in damp conditions, with the rope snagged under the overlap; felt like I was trying to pull an elephant up with me. Still good fun though.
Climbster - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/14 with Vick

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Lissy Manners

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/14

fell off crux
MFB - 2nd - 26/Aug/14 with MB

Assume it has a sport grade these days as its mostly bolted.
Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/14 with Calum Irvine

Teappleby - Lead - 08/Jul/14 with Calum Irvine, Calum Wadsworth, Alex McCann, Matt Ferrier

Top route. Got shown around by a local activist which was nice.
Matthew Ferrier - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with Alex McCann

amccann - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with Matt Ferrier

More like a sport route so hard to assign an E grade but friends (as in guidebook) still needed for top crux. Very enjoyable.
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Chris Calow, Mark Hounslea

Good but not three stars
PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Bruce Woodley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

On Chris' gear. Very tremadog-esque top groove!
david morse - Lead β - 05/May/14 with chris todd

markalmack - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Al Blackshaw

Hidden - May/14

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/14

Paul Figg - Lead - 24/Sep/13 with Rachel Antill

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/13

Lots of lovely moves; great route! Just wish it was more trad and less sport protection
AndyT1151 - Lead - 17/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

tomhull - Lead β - 21/Jul/13 with matt harris

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/13

mcglenr25 - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Francis Charlesworth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

rem12112122 - 2nd - 06/Jul/13

Nick Clement - Lead - 16/Jun/13 with dave nicholl

Mackinclimb - 2nd - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13

ben8522 - Lead - Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/13

Superb pitch and quite exciting in the upper groove. Also did 4 fairly new un-named sport routes further left 2 at F6a one around F6c+ and a long F6b.
Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Spuzz

khawk - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with DT

Ian Hinkins - Lead - 01/Jun/12 with Hal

Charlie Zephyr Booth - TR - 30/Apr/12 with tim millen

Tried going right, as Jaime did, but couldn't do it that way so stepped left as most people will!
tmawer - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/12 with Jaime Robertson

derico - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Guy

Total votes cast 41
hard E30 of 13
E30 of 13
easy E30 of 13
hard E23 of 13
E29 of 13
easy E21 of 13
hard E10 of 13
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6a0 of 13
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hard 5c1 of 13
5c11 of 13
easy 5c1 of 13
hard 5b0 of 13
5b0 of 13
easy 5b0 of 13
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