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Pillar Ridge** HS 4b

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[Pillar Ridge, 2 kb]20m, 2 pitches. A classic from way back when (the begining of the 20th century). Climb the crack in the front of the buttress to a possible stance, then step out right and climb the thinner crack that leads rapidly to a groove and then the final arete. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/2/ The Search For Difficulty Begins..

Photo: Pillar Ridge © Duncan Beard
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 43 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

Chris Hind - 2nd - 09/Jun/13 with Bry

Superb, high in grade
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 01/Jun/13 with Paul Davies

daviesp2 - 2nd - 01/Jun/13 with Tom

Frank the Husky - 2013

Hidden - Lead dnf - Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/12

Palindrome - 2nd - Mar/12

An interesting climb with a tricky start, and a bizarre move off the block. Rather green made it feel more like a hard hs 4c
lizzyb - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/11 with Neil (manchester)

Tricky moves at the start and on top of the first block.
cjc2001 - 2nd - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/11


lithos - 2nd - 03/Jul/10

pebbles - Lead - 03/Jul/10 with rob

max_chan - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Lou

cooper leek - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with trigg, donk

donkster - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with trigg, ben

found the first crack really awkward, nice enough above
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Darren McMaster

shed_hed - 2nd - 12/Sep/09 with Graeme Hammond

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

hs 4b ha ha
petegruf - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with blaithin h

cem - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with John Evans

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/09

Lots of variety. First crack is awkward, second thin crack feels like it wants to swing you off and final slab has no gear but is quality. Really enjoyable.
john.gaffney - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/09 with Peter Morrisdaboss

morrisdaboss - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/09 with JB

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/09

jonka - Solo - Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jul/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/07 with Pam

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/05 with Cornish Merlin

Cornish Merlin - 2nd - 12/Jun/05 with Colin Angus

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/04

Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/03 with Peter

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/02

Hidden - Solo - 30/Jun/01

craig h - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/96

Iain Thow - Lead - 30/Aug/93 with Christine King

Roget - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/91 with chris jones

Mark Kemball - Solo - 19/Jun/82

Nigel Bond - Lead - 04/Apr/81 with Martin Crosby

Falko - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/75 with Al W.

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Hidden, Julian Lane

Voting
Total votes cast 38
hard VS0 of 13
VS0 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard HS4 of 13
HS9 of 13
easy HS0 of 13
hard S0 of 13
S0 of 13
easy S0 of 13
hard 4c0 of 13
4c0 of 13
easy 4c1 of 13
hard 4b6 of 13
4b6 of 13
easy 4b0 of 13
hard 4a0 of 13
4a0 of 13
easy 4a0 of 13
3 Stars4 of 12
2 Stars4 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 43 (11.6%)
Lead20 of 43 (46.5%)
Followed16 of 43 (37.2%)
Alt Leads1 of 43 (2.3%)
Unknown1 of 43 (2.3%)

'Climbed'24 of 43 (55.8%)
clean O/S18 of 43 (41.9%)
dnf1 of 43 (2.3%)