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10m. From the chimney on the right trend left to the upper section of Centre Route using polished holds. © ROCKFAX
This gets VD in BMC guide, left as S (Rock fax) as there are log book ticks.

Ticklists: BMC Windgather beginners routes, Every Climb at Windgather.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 387 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

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

pwb1981 - 23/Sep/14

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

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

amccann - Solo - 04/Sep/14

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

mky77 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/14

jonathandavey - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/14

Hidden - TR O/S - Aug/14

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

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

Mayaculpa - TR - 23/Jul/14 with Murco Traxion

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

al jackson - Solo - 26/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - 15/Jun/14

Albachoss - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/14

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

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

simonscubadiver - Lead rpt - 13/May/14 with Jonny Ramsey

thisaintcatchy - TR O/S - 03/May/14

Rotorslap - Lead β - 02/May/14 with Stephen Graham, John Eley

Rotorslap - 2nd β - 02/May/14 with Stephen Graham, John Eley

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

fifth - Solo - 27/Apr/14 with Dave, Polly

67hours - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/14 with WCC Beginner

ricky6386 - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/14

Blueso - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/14 with Jezz

K Mckay - Solo - 10/Mar/14

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/14

Dan's second ever lead :)
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - 2nd - 16/Feb/14 with Dan Chadfield

DanChad - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Chris Murray

yossarian714 - Solo O/S - 02/Feb/14

Smiffy91 - 2nd - 06/Oct/13 with Colin Clayton

Very nice moves at the exit crack
Steve Pardoe - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Roger Dyke, John Haslam

leglesslizard - Solo O/S - Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - Sep/13

Andrew Abraham - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Mel Brown, Andy Rayner, Ceara

Louis Miller - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/13

Otis - Lead - 27/Jul/13

Enjoyable route, not too challenging.
lordyosch - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with steve wilson, Rozzlarr1992

stev1e.wilso - Lead - 21/Jul/13 with Jay Russell, Rosie

Rozzlarr1992 - 2nd - 21/Jul/13 with Dad

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

wiswilson - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Neil Lloyd

Lymedo - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/13 with Chris

Stoff - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/13 with Lynden

muwasi - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/13 with gazza

mikestr555 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

oddessy_uk - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with craghopper_VC

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/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

gavinpeach - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/13

bullybones - Solo - 11/Jun/13

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

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

BeckyPayne - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with Steve Knowles, Alan

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Ellie T - 2nd - 01/Jun/13 with Moritz

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/13

Commando - Lead O/S - Jun/13 with Sam Crab

Not much protection at the top. Off-angle belay anchors but solid placements.
steady - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Peter J

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

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

Gerallt Owain - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/13

john. e.r - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

Teapotalot - 2nd - 13/Apr/13 with Tony

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

kez1 - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/13 with carl roberts, jack hockenhull

carl roberts - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/13

Andyh83 - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/13

Ron - 2013

Hidden - 2013

D.botts87 - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/12

Top rope self belay
solfreak - 04/Nov/12

anaesthetic - Lead rpt - Nov/12 with Danny

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Soloed

BTphonehome - 2nd rpt - 21/Oct/12 with Kasha

kasha_gregson - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

beth.westonhoward - 2nd - 13/Oct/12 with Penny

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

Hidden - Lead - 15/Sep/12

c00kie - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12

anaesthetic - Lead β - 03/Sep/12 with AlisonS

davewsargent - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Sep/12

mjackson - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12

hirving - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Bill Irving

UnkArl - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - Aug/12

RFWilkie - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12

anaesthetic - 2nd - 26/Jul/12 with Dave

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

DanT - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with James Brierley, Dan Chicksand, Ian Silvester

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

baron84 - Solo - 11/Jul/12

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

Steve J P - Solo - 11/Jul/12 with BW

Bernie Wylde - Solo - 11/Jul/12 with sp

The Bad Cough - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/12 with Nigel Murphy

Paul1 - 2nd - 14/Jun/12 with Ben Falconer, Nicole

Top crack is quite hard in terms of hanging on to place gear. Really good route though!
col3 - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12 with Ben Falconer, Paul

Ericrd - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/12 with Kostandinos

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Very easy despite a bit of polish...only VDiff. Really nice route
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 28/May/12 with Angela Paul

Fiskavaig - Lead - 24/May/12 with Paul R

amccann - Solo - 22/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/12

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - Apr/12

trish1968 - Lead - 29/Mar/12 with Nick Bennett

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/12

Dave Foster - Solo - 24/Mar/12

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

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Mar/12

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

RichyBOYY - Lead - 14/Mar/12 with Andy Pearson

I can't feel my fingers
Mark Dennison - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Dawn

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Nov/11

lou_p - Lead - 20/Nov/11 with Lisa

timmyhobby - Solo - 31/Oct/11

dpmUK - Solo rpt - 28/Oct/11

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

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

redknight137 - Lead - 27/Aug/11

staceyjgsolo - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/11

Personally thought this had really good gear placement and was a really nice route. No more polished than most routes and really positive foot and hand holds.
Sparrowmonkey - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11 with Bootcamp Broadman

Ander - 2nd - 06/Aug/11 with Bad Toro

David Kay - Solo - 01/Aug/11

Not the best route, gear placements were crap!
Jonny Nick - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/11

sam coward - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Helen

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/11

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

Theeni - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/11 with Jo Prichard

dpmUK - Solo rpt - 13/Jul/11

t8t9t8 - Lead - 03/Jul/11 with Sarz

Nick Rundall - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/11 with Julie Rundall, Adam Youd

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

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/11

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

Tim Hudds - 2nd - 04/Jun/11 with Chris

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/11

cjmorrow - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Simon Forman

Dan Lane - Solo O/S - 14/May/11

lizzyb - Solo O/S - 09/May/11

teamrob - 2nd - 01/May/11 with Bex

Rexie - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Robin

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/11

goddamm7 - 29/Apr/11

goddamm7 - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with karen hallam, Sandrex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

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

Kamikaze Badger - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11 with Phil Newing

arunthomas - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Mark C

MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Arun Thomas

bigroomboy - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Jack

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Apr/11

Sianny - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/11 with Nick, trish1968

trish1968 - Lead - 31/Mar/11 with Nick Bennett, Sian

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/11

Hidden - Solo - 31/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/11

robcrowther - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/11

psychicbread - Solo - 23/Mar/11 with Richard Hale

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/11

pauldr - 08/Mar/11

climbing_wiggy - 2nd rpt - 06/Mar/11 with Jo, Mary

mary - Lead - 06/Mar/11 with Paul

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11

idiotproof (Buxton MC) - 2011

ColinD - Solo - 2011

mwatson - Solo O/S - 2011 with thomasadixon

Hidden - Solo - 2011

Pete Nugent - Solo - 19/Nov/10 with Michael Smith

Jon Peacock - 2nd O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Laura

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/10

CaffCaff - 2nd β - Oct/10

Tom Hudson - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/10

shed_hed - Solo rpt - 17/Sep/10

Sam Simpson - Solo - 08/Sep/10

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/10

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 24/Aug/10

timcedwards - 2nd - 20/Aug/10 with Geoff Mee

rockman - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/10 with Tim Edwards

Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/10 with Harry Holmes

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jul/10

parker236 - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Peter Parker

Doug Hughes - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/10 with Paul

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/10

Spidermunkie - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/10

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

nice steady route polished but a good warm up
maxkellock - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Jo

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

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 27/May/10 with martina

Really good fun for the grade. Solid pro. Worth two stars in my opinion Tim's second climb. Well done that man. Retro on-sight as i lead this years ago, nice to come back to it though
tom bre - Lead O/S - 10/May/10 with tim murray, Paul Deane

Nick Rundall - Solo O/S - 04/May/10 with Jon Taylor

jk88 - 2nd - May/10

Shad - Solo - 28/Apr/10

MikeDowsett - Lead - 25/Apr/10 with Kris Scheinkonig

Nice Climb.
berry_a - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/10 with John Chatterton

szelest - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/10

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/10

spacey - Solo - 18/Apr/10

Goody - 2nd rpt - 16/Apr/10 with Suzie Hughes

parker236 - 2nd - 16/Apr/10 with Peter Parker

Stoff - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/10 with gpcomps

Howard J - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/10 with Jeff Burgum

gpcomps - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/10 with Chris Bridgland

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Mar/10

Kendrick - 2nd - 03/Mar/10 with Si

simonscubadiver - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/10 with Dave Kendrick

Windgather - 2010

idiotproof (Buxton MC) - 2010

mark_jc - 2010

cymjt - 2010

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/09

jumpingjimminy - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Ellie

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Sep/09

scrat - Lead - 24/Sep/09

mattyork2 - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/09

JPM71 - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Owen Evans

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Sep/09

Dan_S - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09

highfivekrissy - 2nd - Sep/09 with Tom Smith

Hamster - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Martin Stevens

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/09

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

Nick1812P - Solo - 21/Aug/09 with Jamie

Jon Dittman - Solo - 11/Aug/09

Chris46 - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/09 with Oliver

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09

hardoreVdiffBen - 25/Jul/09

Distinct lack of pro from the middle up to the last move
Aziraphael - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/09 with Alex L

trish1968 - Lead - 08/Jul/09 with Helen

pauldr - Solo - 28/Jun/09 with none

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jun/09

FrankW - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/09 with Mike Tyrie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/09

willplatts - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Claire Hill

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/09

jk88 - Lead - Jun/09

greggyboy - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Silje Hauge

KarlH - Lead O/S - 29/May/09 with Gemma

Zygoticgema - 2nd O/S - 29/May/09 with KarlH

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/09

fordie77 - 2nd - 02/May/09 with A Brookes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/09

Oliver46 - 2nd β - 02/May/09 with Chris

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/09

Nice!
Heinrich - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Graham Hoyland

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

craig h - Solo rpt - 19/Apr/09

vincentvega - Lead - 13/Apr/09 with kevin k

chris_r - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/09

Chris46 - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/09 with Oliver

Oliver46 - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Chris

Mike_T0501 - TR - 14/Mar/09 with Paul

summo - 2009

Hidden - 2009

WillCass - 2009 with Whitey

thedanwhalley - 2009

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2009

matthias13 - Solo - 26/Dec/08

Chris46 - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/08 with Oliver

Tim Hudds - Lead - 25/Oct/08 with jacque

Oliver46 - 2nd O/S - 25/Oct/08 with Chris

Alfredo - Solo - 24/Oct/08

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/08

Killianmurphy - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/08 with alex maggs

Hidden - Solo - 28/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - 18/Sep/08

RockAngel - 16/Sep/08 with Pat

hugh2002 - Solo rpt - 14/Sep/08 with None

Hidden - Solo - 06/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/08

hugh2002 - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/08 with None

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08

taine - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/08 with Michael

dpmUK - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/08 with Hugh

Goody - Lead O/S - 16/May/08 with Margaret Bowyer

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/08

shed_hed - Solo O/S - 10/May/08

daveagriff - Solo - 2008

Hidden - 2008

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2008

gazbonutter - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/07

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

gb83 - 2nd - 06/Aug/07 with chriscopps

chriscopps - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/07

Rampikino - 2nd - 28/Jul/07 with Bob & Cat

mic_b - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/07

FrankW - 2nd rpt - 22/Jul/07 with Laura

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

phil stubbs - Lead - 05/Jul/07 with Simon Brent

paulerussell - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Andrew

Shad - Lead - Jun/07

G. Tiger, Esq. - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/07

Alaric - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/07 with Neil

Taffa - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Rick Ginns

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Goose4 - 2007

adam carless - Solo O/S - 02/Dec/06

dpmUK - Solo O/S - 02/Dec/06

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Oct/06

Charles - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/06 with Tom Fox

Cameron13 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/06 with SecretSquirrel

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/06

climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/06 with Al

Hidden - TR - 29/Sep/06

Jacob Ram - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/06 with elisa best

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

tatz45 - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/06 with Jamie Tattersall

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/06

Castleman - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/06 with Gavin Cameron

Cameron13 - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/06 with Castleman

snowy owl - Lead - 06/Aug/06 with Kath Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/06

RETICENTFISH - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/06

old un - 2nd - 02/Jul/06 with Steve Dorsett

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/06

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

ArnaudG - Solo - 2006

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/Sep/05

Stig - Lead O/S - 15/May/05 with Jacqueline Wall

JulianD - 2nd - 15/May/05 with Nick

cem - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/05

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - 2005

jockdave - 2005 with dave

Hidden - Solo - 2005

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 07/Sep/04

lithos - Solo - Aug/04 with julie

Rampikino - Lead - 16/May/04 with Liz Hay

andi_e - Solo O/S - Apr/04

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Feb/04

Hidden - 2004

Monk - 2004

Monk - Solo O/S - 2004

FrankW - Solo O/S - 2004

Simonj - Lead - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/03

Hidden - Solo - Aug/03

Hidden - Solo - 22/Jul/03

Mark Riley - Solo O/S - Jul/03

jonathan watt - Lead - 21/Jun/03

Allan Young - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/03 with Megan Stanley

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/02

Neil Curtis - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/01 with Arthur Austin

Iain Thow - Solo - 12/Oct/98

John Eley - Lead O/S - Apr/96

Hidden - 1993

jacque - Solo - Jul/92

Ian Clare - 1983

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1981

David Smith - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mikefields, SuperLee1985, Muel, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 52
hard S0 of 27
S0 of 27
easy S0 of 27
hard HVD1 of 27
HVD21 of 27
easy HVD3 of 27
hard VD2 of 27
VD0 of 27
easy VD0 of 27
3 Stars0 of 25
2 Stars14 of 25
1 Star10 of 25
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Style of ascent

Soloed132 of 387 (34.1%)
Lead142 of 387 (36.7%)
Followed78 of 387 (20.2%)
Toproped5 of 387 (1.3%)
Unknown30 of 387 (7.8%)

'Climbed'150 of 387 (38.8%)
clean O/S209 of 387 (54.0%)
clean β7 of 387 (1.8%)
clean rpt21 of 387 (5.4%)