The Rib VS 5a
[Ander going ninja on The Rib, VS 5a, Windgather, 1 kb]8m.

Rockfax Description
8m. From a block climb the centre of the protruding rib, passing just to the left of the nose by a couple of strenuous pulls on 'crimpy' holds. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Every Climb at Windgather.

Photo: Ander going ninja on The Rib, VS 5a, Windgather © Ander
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Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/15

Potemkin - TR O/S - 26/Apr/15 with Sophie green

Stig - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/15

fuzzysheep01 - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/15

Joshthomas - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/15

iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/15 with Sam & Bean

JEP - Solo rpt - 14/Apr/15

yossarian714 - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/15 with Gav Williams

CharlieMack - Solo rpt - 27/Mar/15

TJ Mather - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/15

Roberttaylor - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/15

georgenvk - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/15

atom - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/15 with George Novak, Rebecca Wood

Hidden - Lead - 2015

Lewis201 - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/14

Easternbrown - TR - 12/Oct/14

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - 05/Oct/14

petern - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14

Rob Laird - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/14

Good fun
fifth - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/14 with Dave, Polly

geoff.comley - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Vic Paterson

Lea84 - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Mike, Julia Hargreaves

Top roped first then led but didn't place any gear on the lead. (Headpointed)
jules699 - Lead β - 14/Sep/14

dunnyg - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/14

Matt Harmon - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/14

amccann - Solo - 04/Sep/14

pog100 - 2nd - 03/Sep/14 with Mike Hibbert

craggybear - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/14

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 19/Aug/14 with Tom Lewis

tom_lewis89 - 2nd - 19/Aug/14 with Nik Hawkins

Mayaculpa - TR - 29/Jul/14 with Mike Rotraxion

Gabe Oliver - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14

Madden - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Gabe Oliver

ianbowles - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Max Bardwell

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/14

Patrick Green - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Andy Deans

KeenClimber - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/14

HB1 - Solo - 07/Jul/14

mike pearson - Lead - Jul/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14

dpiddock - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Marcus

BoulderyDave - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14 with BlizzardLizard

Hidden - 03/Jun/14

Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 17/May/14 with Jake, Matt

Climbster - Solo O/S - 17/May/14 with Climbout, Ian

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14

stuart34 - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/14

Paul1 - Lead - 27/Apr/14 with Nicole

col3 - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/14 with Paul

steveth - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/14 with Lucas Thompson

lucasth - 2nd β - 21/Apr/14 with Steve Thompson

With Edwin and May Ann
derekwwl - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with May Ann

Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/14

gpcomps - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/14 with Chris Bridgland

Stoff - 2nd rpt - 08/Apr/14 with gpcomps

Haydn Jones - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/14

odox - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Andy Birtwistle

MischaHY - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/13

blackholesun - Lead - 22/Sep/13

Detailed as with beta due unintentionally committing to crux after just going up left side off route to check out. Descended after and went straight for bottom of climb for a proper tick, fell off crux into the grassy chimney (ish) below this time around... Ha!
Louis Miller - Solo β - 22/Aug/13

The rib right-hand
oapstude - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Louis Miller

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Solo - 20/Aug/13

Nick F Smith - Solo - 16/Aug/13

mikealexpayne - Lead - 22/Jul/13

Matt Bill Platypus - 2nd - 12/Jul/13 with Simon

may have used one hold on the arete
The Norris - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Matt

David Kay - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 04/Jul/13

frost - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/13 with D Garry

mux - Solo - 21/Jun/13 with frost

jogh - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Vincent

vinni - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/13 with James

John HW - 15/Jun/13 with Ben HW

Ben HW - 15/Jun/13 with John HW

Alistair Corbett - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/13

franhammond92 - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/13

andrewlyons14 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Gerallt Owain

Gerallt Owain - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Andy Lyons, Sion Lloyd, Lowri Evans

sputnik - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/13

mark4344 - 2nd - 27/May/13 with Andreas

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/13

gregoritos - Solo - 16/May/13

nick_curtis01 - Lead - 25/Apr/13 with Liam Hansen

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Umer

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/13

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

sting - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with kwaidy

HAJ Francis - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/13

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

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

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 09/Apr/13 with Bern Hardman

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/13

Just trailed the rope, unremarkable
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/13

Joey C - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/13 with Jade Gaffing

peteramsden - Lead O/S - Feb/13

MrTeej2 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jan/13 with Callum Morrison

mattscott - Lead O/S - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/12

alias dave - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Dan Allen

grakgrak - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/12

terri mc - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with John

hirving - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with Bill Irving

gronbech - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/12

The Bad Cough - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/12 with Nigel Murphy

Jim Slater - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12

BTphonehome - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/12

baron84 - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12

spooksthehorse - 2nd - 05/Jul/12 with Joe

Kendrick - TR - 03/Jul/12 with Mr Hobbs

HB1 - Solo rpt - 18/Jun/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/12

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/12

JackHatton - 2nd - 12/Jun/12 with jamie langlar

simon1985 - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with Jess Hicklin

Jessicahicklin - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Simon hicklin

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 29/May/12 with Kate Simpson

Legionreturns - Lead O/S - 28/May/12

Schmidt - Lead rpt - 27/May/12

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Sylvia Cremer

Pretty damn committing...
Theantoff - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Claire Heenan

parker236 - Lead O/S - 10/May/12 with Ric Elliot

mrginna - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Emma Campbell

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12

RichyBOYY - Lead - 30/Apr/12 with Andy Pearson

David Shelmerdine - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Gavin Peach

Hidden - Solo - 26/Mar/12

Nice.
Dave Foster - Solo - 24/Mar/12

jimmysdead - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/12

Andyh83 - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/12

Jerome's lead, started up the righthand variant but moved left unser the overhang
OliBangbala - 2nd β - 09/Mar/12 with Jerome

Jeromecooper - 09/Mar/12

TM_Horton - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/12

timmyhobby - Lead - 19/Feb/12

Will Caesar - Lead O/S - 2012 with Rob Caesar

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

Sam Melville - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 2012

timmyhobby - Solo O/S - 31/Oct/11

markhilton - Solo O/S - 03/Oct/11

paulwaterhouse - Solo - 02/Oct/11

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 27/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 11/Sep/11

DKaye - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/11

mol - 2nd - 01/Sep/11 with Jesse

lcullum7 - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Sam Fearn

riddle - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/11

Ander - Lead - 06/Aug/11 with Aleister Crowley

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Aug/11

aquazepp - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/11 with katyc

katyc - Lead - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/11

muwasi - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11

One sling at the start to protect the first (and only) tricky move then cruised the rest, might try solo next time
ricky6386 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/11

benkelsey - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/11 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/11

AlistairJohn1805 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11

AB744 - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/11

James's Lead
DanT - 2nd RP - 19/Jun/11 with James Moore, Paul Rowlands

joe king - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with James Moore, dan towns

thomasadixon - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/11

alimckay - Lead O/S - 25/May/11 with andy

Goodstuff - 2nd O/S - 25/May/11

Viki - 2nd O/S - 25/May/11

simozzer - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with Cass

rockman - Lead O/S - 03/May/11 with Peter B

R8JimBob88 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Simon

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/11

AndyFunnell - 2nd - 27/Apr/11 with Skinny

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/11

reubensampson - 2nd - 14/Apr/11 with Antony Grayson

edmitchell - Solo - 09/Apr/11

yashvi - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Jo Wimalasena

PeteWilson - 2nd - 29/Mar/11

Stoff - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11 with gpcomps

gpcomps - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Chris Bridgland

Hillson - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Pete Wilson

deklan - Solo - 23/Mar/11

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/11

charley - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Ange, Kev

Charley's lead.Nice early moves...bit of a saunter at the top.
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

lozowen - Solo - 25/Feb/11

davewsargent - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

mwatson - Solo O/S - 2011 with thomasadixon

Hidden - 30/Oct/10

mataius - 30/Oct/10

Col Allott - Solo rpt - 25/Oct/10

Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10

Threaded nut protected the 1st move or 2, then ran out the rest.Nice, but over to quickly
phildavies84 - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Alan Poulding

Josh Maye - Lead - 02/Oct/10

shed_hed - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/10

David Kay - Lead - 08/Sep/10 with Pete Dalzell

Pete Dalzell - 2nd - 08/Sep/10 with David Kirsfelds

LittleClimbingMaria - 31/Aug/10

thomasmouse - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/10

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 24/Aug/10

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 14/Aug/10

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 14/Aug/10 with John Inkpen

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/10

joeoutdoors - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Ally Hurst

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Jul/10

Milne - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/10 with sarah.

Sarah Brookes - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/10

gavinpeach - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Mark James

Had to back off the lead
trish1968 - 2nd - 29/Jun/10 with Nick Bennett, Sian

Sianny - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Nick, trish1968

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/10

Spidermunkie - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/10

Rachel Somerville - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/10 with Des Chadderton, Al Metelko

Souljah - Solo O/S - 28/May/10 with On my own, straight from work

Used arete.
hellboundblr - Lead - 09/May/10 with Danny Smudge

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/10

steveth - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/10 with Chris Roberts

chris_r - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10 with Steve Thompson

muwasi - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/10 with tim

tim123487 - 22/Apr/10 with murray weatherly sinclair

cooper leek - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10 with donk

donkster - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/10 with ben

dja - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/10 with Andy Smith

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/10

rylett - Lead - 19/Apr/10 with Ollie Paine

spacey - Solo - 18/Apr/10

Good.
andrea83 - 2nd - 14/Apr/10 with Dan

ebastock - 2nd - 10/Apr/10 with John Beddard

The is meant to be a Severe but it is pretty and you can pretty much walk up the second half.
Shane-Smith - Lead - 09/Apr/10 with Tiff

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Mar/10

pie_eater_pete - 2010

philw - 2010

MarkLoveday - TR - 2010

cymjt - 2010

Ben HW - 2nd - 15/Nov/09 with James Brownhill

d_evo20 - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/09

Richard Gilbert - 2nd - 17/Oct/09 with Danton Briggs

intotheoutside - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/09

Nice move up sloping crimps.
Dan Lane - Lead β - 23/Sep/09 with Dan Money

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Sep/09

jonathan watt - Lead - 13/Sep/09

ChrisBigwood - Lead - 13/Sep/09 with Mark Rowe

axeman - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/09 with schofield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/09 with Nick

Nick1812P - 2nd - 21/Aug/09 with Jamie

paul__in_sheffield - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Noodle

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - TR dnf - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/09

sam coward - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Rupe

morrisdaboss - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Cecile

pauldr - Solo - 28/Jun/09 with none

Bernie Wylde - Lead - 24/Jun/09

Steve J P - 2nd - 24/Jun/09 with BW

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09

bobpilgrem - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/09 with Bob/Nic

matt0759 - Solo - 13/Jun/09

sibluer - 2nd - 13/Jun/09

A Downing - Solo O/S - 03/May/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09

Hidden - 22/Apr/09

First attempt at 5a I think. Needed to work up a bit of bottle to go for it seeing as the hard move is near the start with no gear and bad-ish fall potential. Once commited, pulled over, and then easy to the top.
djdf - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/09 with Pete

Hidden - Solo - 02/Apr/09

donkster - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/09 with dennis

iainpowell - Apr/09 with shaun stephens, Adam Clarkson

Jon Dittman - Solo - 31/Mar/09

Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Darrel

5a tops.
Milne - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Steve poole

Ben_Bullbridge - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Dave

BigToe - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Milne

summo - 2009

thedanwhalley - 2009

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2009

Director VS 4c repeat today! Back into VS grade!
roscoe6 - Lead - 13/Oct/08

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Martin Stevens

Hidden - Solo rpt - 05/Oct/08

HeatherF - Solo - 13/Sep/08

Roy the Gardener - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/08 with Richard Mallison

My very first 5a :)
hugh2002 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08 with Melanie Butson

VS 5b in Kinder Guide - never been 5b but 5a
Phil1967 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/08 with Bruv

Pokey
Rock Fairy - 2nd - 08/Jun/08 with david

troym - TR O/S - 24/May/08 with Rory Juss

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/May/08

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/May/08

Paul Bowen - Solo O/S - 12/May/08

gibbo38 - 2nd - 11/May/08 with Robert

jeffb - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with mike

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 11/May/08

Carl Smethurst - Solo rpt - 07/May/08

bobpilgrem - Lead β - 29/Apr/08 with Bob/Nic

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/08

Hidden - Solo - 08/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2008

Hidden - Solo - 19/Dec/07

Jane - 2nd - 29/Sep/07 with Neil

Souljah - Solo - 18/Sep/07 with Phill

A bit of a one move wonder. Difficult to pull off the big ledge at the start, with minimal gear, then an easy slab to the tob.
Mark_RMC - Lead - 08/Sep/07 with Michelle

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/07

tontopink - 04/Aug/07

Steve Waters, Mynydd - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/07

Mr Wild - Solo O/S - Aug/07 with On me lonesome

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Jul/07

Nothing more than a boulder problem
Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Tanya Savage

DanT - 2nd RP - 09/Jun/07 with Ian Silvester

Hmm, maybe didn't quite manage in text-book style, but a nice route
JCookie - 2nd - 09/Jun/07 with Richard Plater

Not sure I made the 5a move. Pulled over the small overhang at its' right edge, the hands seemed better there.
RiPomc - Lead - 09/Jun/07 with Julie Cooke

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/07

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 07/May/07 with Steve story, Chris Britton

HC~R - 2nd - 13/Apr/07 with Eagle River

littledave - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Ian Parkhouse

adam carless - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Goose4 - 2007

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/06

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jul/06

Carl Smethurst - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/06

Nicos - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/06 with solo

Rampikino - Lead - 03/Jun/06 with MMC Various

Shad - Lead - Jun/06

FrankW - Lead O/S - 06/May/06 with Laura

craig h - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/06

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/06

tontopink - 2nd O/S - 29/Jan/06 with Steven Farden

studly84 - Lead O/S - 08/Jan/06 with thomas poulton

Ben1983 - Solo β - 2006

ArnaudG - Solo - 2006

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Dec/05

Andrew Abraham - Solo - Oct/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/05

Hidden - 2nd RP - 17/Sep/05

reubensampson - TR - 04/Sep/05 with Justyna Gemzala

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/05

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 23/Jul/05

cem - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/05

Carl Smethurst - Solo - 23/Jun/05

Col Allott - Solo O/S - Jun/05 with Chris Allott

Hidden - 2005

Monk - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/04

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/04

jonnyboy - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/04 with Ben

lithos - Lead - Aug/04 with julie

Hidden - 2004

kato'sdad - Solo - 21/Sep/03

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/03

Ander - Lead - 18/Aug/03 with Kev

Hidden - Solo - Aug/03

Carl Smethurst - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/03

Mark Riley - Solo O/S - Jul/03

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Jun/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/03

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/02

Laramadness - Solo - 17/Aug/02

adamwesthead - Solo rpt - 28/Aug/01 with Solo

adamwesthead - Solo rpt - 27/May/01 with Hoult

orb - Lead O/S - Sep/99 with ?

John Eley - Lead O/S - May/97

SPSA Training weekend
WRMusall - 2nd - 06/Nov/94

Hidden - 1993

Hidden - 2nd - 27/May/92

Iain Thow - Solo - 25/May/92

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/92

Ian Clare - 1983

David Smith - 1980

Hidden - Solo - 15/May/66

Voting
Total votes cast 125
hard HVS0 of 50
HVS0 of 50
easy HVS1 of 50
hard VS14 of 50
VS23 of 50
easy VS9 of 50
hard HS3 of 50
HS0 of 50
easy HS0 of 50
hard 5b0 of 36
5b3 of 36
easy 5b2 of 36
hard 5a30 of 36
5a1 of 36
easy 5a0 of 36
hard 4c0 of 36
4c0 of 36
easy 4c0 of 36
3 Stars0 of 39
2 Stars6 of 39
1 Star20 of 39
0 Stars13 of 39
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