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North Climb* VD

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[North Climb, 2 kb]16m. Take the big groove over easy ground to a possible stance then from a thread in the chimney shuffle left (crux) to reach and finish up a chimney. The direct ascent of the corner is also possible at a slightly harder grade though this is more of a battle and less satisfying © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Photo: North Climb © Duncan Beard
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Pretty green. Some very awkward moves.
Ian Stirrups - 2nd - 23/Aug/14 with Sue

georgenvk - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Becks87

Becks87 - Lead - 16/Aug/14 with georgenvk

TraverseKing - 2nd - 21/Jun/14

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Bernie Wylde - 2nd - 09/Jun/13 with sp

Steve J P - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with BW

gseywald - Lead - 06/May/12 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

with the Pongo Finish. The crux was gaining and leaving the chimney of the normal finish - green wet and slimy, very worrying!
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Rob, Carmen

slimefest in the top crack n traverse
lithos - 26/Jun/11

gseywald - Lead - 24/Apr/11 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/10

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 04/May/10 with JNewbiggin

Did Pongo finish.
Goody - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Suzie Hughes

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/09

jshields - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Ed James

Did this then spent night in bivi cave, woke early (with Ivar in mind) and climbed all day. One of best experiences.
rob.s22 - Lead O/S - May/09 with G.C

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/08

Unfortunately didn't take my perambulator...
Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jul/06

MikeDowsett - Lead - 11/Jun/06 with Kris Scheinkonig

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/06 with Joe

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/05

mol - Lead - 02/Oct/05 with Haggis

Hidden - Solo O/S - Sep/05

donkster - 2nd O/S - Sep/05 with den steve

Hidden - Lead - Jul/05

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/96 with James Leavy

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/95

Iain Thow - Solo - 08/Sep/87

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 22/Feb/87

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/82

Hidden - Lead - 09/Mar/75

with school group
David Smith - Lead - 1970

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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 39 (15.4%)
Lead17 of 39 (43.6%)
Followed14 of 39 (35.9%)
Unknown2 of 39 (5.1%)

'Climbed'20 of 39 (51.3%)
clean O/S19 of 39 (48.7%)