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The Swinger** VS 4c

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12m. Swing up and left using the diagonal breaks to a good rest before finishing up the steep and exposed arete. © ROCKFAX
FA. Martin Boysen 1972
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This climb is in 35 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

dirty! couple of cool moves low down though, gets HVS in my guide wich seems fair
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13 with Andrew Graham

Really good start which is *just* about protectable - although nice soft landing on the grass. BUT couldn't fathom the top bit. The top section (after the soggy ledge) seems even less protectable, and would land on a nasty hard ledge. Top bit definitely not VS.
thomasaneurinsmith - Lead dnf - 14/Oct/12 with Stuart Reeves

stuaart - 2nd - 14/Oct/12 with Thomas Smith

timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12

Very soggy, could do the last bit
Ceridwen - 2nd dnf - 06/Apr/12 with Tim Hobby

Hidden - 2012

tompilgrem - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/11 with Nick/D

Nice line- crux moves on lower wall are unprotected- would suggest HVS.
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/11 with Tom/Nic

Dan Geh - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11 with dan geh

jmjw - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Dan P

Never vs. Good route.
donkster - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10 with pete buswell, ben

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10 with Rob Highland, Ruth Colston, Jimmy Highland

RuthC - 2nd - 21/Jun/10 with Matt Maynard

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jun/10

Hexman - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Rich I

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Jon Read - Solo - 15/Mar/09 with andi turner

Nice delicate moves left at the start.
Karlos - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Ben

great first moves across the face, really nice. a bit pants in the middle but the top section is good too.not sure its VS 4c. HVS 5a??
gb83 - Lead - 25/Aug/08 with masa

masa-alpin - 2nd β - 25/Aug/08 with Graeme B

Good climbing but hard for the grade - felt 5a both at the bottom and the top! Also the top was bold for the leader.
Si dH - 2nd O/S - 13/May/08 with Neil Furniss

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Rob Kennard - 2007

Needs more traffic. Felt very hard for the grade, and walked off rather than finishing the bold final arete. Also struggled with the start - staying on the dirty arete rather than moving left onto the wall proper :(
Nick Smith - UKC - Lead dnf - 30/Jun/06 with Adam Carless

Bit of a mucky and awkward route, don't think it deserves the stars.
adam carless - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/06 with Nick Smith - UKC

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

andrew300169 - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/93 with Pom

nai - Solo - 1991

Roget - Solo O/S - 13/Oct/90

Hidden - Solo - 1987

Hidden - Solo - 14/Oct/84

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Ben Taylor 1989, Hidden, b.hayley, gazbonutter

Voting
Total votes cast 33
hard HVS0 of 12
HVS1 of 12
easy HVS10 of 12
hard VS1 of 12
VS0 of 12
easy VS0 of 12
hard HS0 of 12
HS0 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard 5a0 of 12
5a1 of 12
easy 5a9 of 12
hard 4c2 of 12
4c0 of 12
easy 4c0 of 12
hard 4b0 of 12
4b0 of 12
easy 4b0 of 12
3 Stars1 of 9
2 Stars3 of 9
1 Star4 of 9
0 Stars0 of 9
Bag of .....1 of 9
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 35 (17.1%)
Lead16 of 35 (45.7%)
Followed9 of 35 (25.7%)
Unknown4 of 35 (11.4%)

'Climbed'15 of 35 (42.9%)
clean O/S16 of 35 (45.7%)
clean β1 of 35 (2.9%)
dnf3 of 35 (8.6%)