Leg Up HVS 5a
[Leading Leg Up HVS 5a at Windgather rocks, 3 kb]10m. From a block under the roof pull onto the undercut arete with difficulty then finish easily. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Every Climb at Windgather, My Favourite Climbs Diff - HVS.

Photo: Leading Leg Up HVS 5a at Windgather rocks © PeteWilson
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 270 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Jacob Forshaw - Solo O/S - 02/Nov/14

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - 05/Oct/14

kozzi - TR rpt - 13/Sep/14 with John-Henry

amccann - Solo - 04/Sep/14

Marti999 - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/14 with Ben Hallett

Self belay
kkris - TR - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo - 16/Aug/14

Mayaculpa - 2nd - 04/Aug/14 with Jennie, Jana, Peter

pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/14

Simon_87 - Lead - Aug/14

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

Jonny M - TR O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Karen Chalmers

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

Hidden - TR - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/14

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

gregoritos - Solo - 15/Apr/14

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

Hidden - Lead dnf - 16/Mar/14

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

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Chris Murray

One move wonder. Nice move though!
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 16/Feb/14 with Dan Chadfield

One of the holds, mid crux was green and slimey so took quite a few attempts to fully commit to this one. By a few I actually mean loads, in fact got fed up at one point and handed the lead to Kev and then Ange. Had one last go after Ange gave up and got up it no problem. Nice move and would be quite straight forward in good conditions.
charley - Lead O/S - 19/Jan/14 with Ange, Kev

Hidden - 2014

Matthew Glenn - Solo O/S - 29/Sep/13

Jay C - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/13 with LUMC

Got a leg up but that was about it! (Chris laughing in the background!!)
Lymedo - TR dnf - 10/Sep/13 with Chris

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

gpcomps - Lead dog - 22/Aug/13 with Chris Bridgland

After failing to Lead
Stoff - 2nd rpt - 22/Aug/13 with gpcomps

ladislav - 2nd β - 27/Jul/13 with Andy

Took a few goes at getting the move over the lip.
The Norris - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Gem

David Kay - Solo 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

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

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

Gerallt Owain - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Andy Lyons

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

monkeymatt - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Alison Flynn

spacecadetjake - 2nd - Jun/13 with Robbie jenkins

gregoritos - Solo - 16/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13

Hidden - 06/May/13

Hidden - TR RP - 02/May/13

Hidden - TR - 02/May/13

Kyrros - 2nd - 23/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/13

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

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

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/13

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 09/Apr/13 with Mike Tempest

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

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13

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

peteramsden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/13

PeteWilson - Solo rpt - 2013

BTphonehome - Lead dnf - 20/Oct/12 with Kasha

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

John-Henry - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Luke Thomas

kozzi - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12

amazing little climb, all based around one move around the lip, guide book says VS... once around lip, easy climbing follows.
crimpy - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Jhc

HVS seems fair because of the poor gear
JimboWizbo - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Beth

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/12

terri mc - TR β - 06/Aug/12 with John

'The Potts' - TR RP - 06/Aug/12 with terri mc

Nick F Smith - Solo - 24/Jul/12

Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead - 17/Jun/12 with Mike Tempest

Hidden - 17/Jun/12

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

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

MarkRoe - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Matt Breakell

Thought I could get over the overhang before taking the gear out. I couldn't.
katherinesydney - 2nd dog - 06/Apr/12 with steve mount

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/12

Felt a bit dodge pulling over and manteling with heel hook. Easy after that.
Dave Foster - Solo - 24/Mar/12

Matt JM Stevens - Solo - 23/Mar/12

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

rob 528 - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 2012

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

paul horabin - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11

fi15 - 2nd - 02/Oct/11

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

A Crook - Lead - 31/Aug/11 with Neil Griffiths

NeilGriffiths - 2nd - 31/Aug/11 with Adam

deklan - Solo - 18/Aug/11

Heggie - Lead - 15/Aug/11 with Tim Rodgers

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

john.gaffney - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with dan m

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11

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

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

David Kay - Lead rpt - 11/Jul/11 with Pete Dalzell

barefoot
gregoritos - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11

p_won - Lead - Jul/11 with Stuart Crosbie

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

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

Mitch1990 - Solo - 02/Jun/11

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 03/May/11 with Ally Hurst

VS 5a in my western grit. Hey i will take the HVS though.
parker236 - Lead O/S - 03/May/11 with Jess

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/11

helios - 2nd - 01/May/11 with Sean Willetts, Mathew Cantrill

culmclimberRob - Solo - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/11

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

Will I ever get the confidence to Lead it ?
Stoff - TR rpt - 26/Apr/11 with gpcomps

gpcomps - TR rpt - 26/Apr/11 with Chris Bridgland

matty123 - Lead RP - 26/Apr/11 with Alastair Newman

ggflett - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Tom Foster

Had many goes over the roof on this, got too pumped out, good gear-yes, bad landing on the big block-yes too!!
fatbuoybazza - Lead dnf - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Apr/11

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with adam

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Apr/11

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

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/11

arunthomas - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Mark C

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Lapepina - 2nd dog - 09/Apr/11

paulerussell - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Tom Jones, JamesCa

whiting.jp - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with jamesca

Stig - Solo - 06/Apr/11

Could not commit - perhaps next time
Stoff - Lead dnf - 31/Mar/11 with gpcomps

Bit intimidating in high wind
gpcomps - Lead dnf - 31/Mar/11 with Chris Bridgland

Nick Rundall - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/11 with Al Padkin

deklan - Solo - 23/Mar/11

nice little route with a good pull over the overhang, esencially a boulder problem...
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/11

Hillson - 2nd - 22/Mar/11 with Pete Wilson

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

mwatson - Solo O/S - 2011 with thomasadixon

Rory Southworth - TR RP - 10/Oct/10

SamuelHarris - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10 with James Britton

Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

JamesBritton - TR O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Sam

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

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

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

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 02/Sep/10

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

Stayed central without using the left arete. Hard moves.
rockman - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Peter B

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

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

biffy - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/10 with geoff mee

Hidden - Solo rpt - 10/Jul/10

claregardiner - Lead - Jul/10

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/10

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

A one move wonder through the overhang. A cool move though! Check out this link for beta: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuXHSTL3q3Q
wild_nomad - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Seb

Briwi - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Jo Watson

LRB - 2nd - 22/Jun/10 with Mike Gray

Rachel Somerville - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Des Chadderton, Al Metelko

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

jamesgodwin64 - Solo β - 09/May/10 with R8JimBob88

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/May/10

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/10

GF - 2010

philw - 2010

ChrisBigwood - Lead - 17/Oct/09 with Mark Rowe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Sep/09

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

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

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

Byronius Maximus - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Ben Littley

AMarchant - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/09 with Stu Air

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

sgl0jd - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/09 with Luke

pauldr - Solo - 28/Jun/09 with none

Col Allott - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/09

"Only" VS 4b in my Rockfax Western Grit! Well-named, quite a hard leg-up onto the arete, lovely holds beyond.
Steve Pardoe - 2nd - 02/Jun/09 with Goi Ashmore

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Steve Pardoe

handyspandy - 2nd - Jun/09 with Shad

Hidden - 2nd - 16/May/09

rbalmer - TR O/S - 13/May/09 with Jim Bird

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Apr/09

vincentvega - 2nd - 13/Apr/09 with danny robb

Milne - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Steve poole

Ben_Bullbridge - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Steve Poole

BigToe - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Milne

hardoreVdiffBen - 2009

summo - 2009

thedanwhalley - 2009

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2009

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

SGD - Solo - 18/Sep/08

hetaher - Solo - 13/Sep/08

skittles - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/08

One move wonder really. Did it really as a try out of gear placement .. unfortuately my gear placement was rubbish. Basically I wanted to protect the move but could only find stuff that was: 1. way too low (I'd have hit the block I was standing on from the lip) 2. On, or just below the lip, but it was rubbish. 3. Above the lip but this would have meant either doing the move and then putting in the pro (pointless) or doing a two armed pull up, locking off on one arm, placing pro and _then_ doing the move. I went for option 2. Just read the comment below re: HVS or VS .. I'd go for HVS. This actually makes a lot of sense - the two routes the right of this route had miles better looking gear options and they are a VS and a HVS.
Dax - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with Adrian Bates

A one powerful move wonder. Stiff at 4b.
Adrian Bates - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Darrell Russell

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

Carl Smethurst - Solo rpt - 07/May/08

Benrj - Solo O/S - May/08

Hidden - TR - 13/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead - 10/Feb/08

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2008

daveagriff - Solo - 2008

Hidden - 2008

MaccMark - Lead - 06/Oct/07 with Val Young

tomparrott - Lead - 04/Oct/07

Souljah - Solo - 18/Sep/07 with Phill

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo dnf - 25/Aug/07

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

bobpilgrem - TR - 29/Jun/07 with Bob/Nic

Hidden - Solo - 17/Apr/07

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

Hidden - TR - Apr/07

Bloody hands at the end!
proctorious - 2nd - 24/Mar/07 with Matt

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Goose4 - 2007

Hidden - Oct/06

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/06

Stig - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/06

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

tallsop - 2nd - 17/Sep/06 with Sammy wce

Hidden - Solo - 22/Aug/06

Ky - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/06 with Sampson

Rampikino - Lead - 22/Jun/06 with Cat

Pete E - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/06 with Stu Day

harder if you stay more to the right of the arete
SGD - 2nd - 09/Jun/06 with Pete Edwards

Retroman3 - TR - 03/Jun/06 with Emma

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/06

Some guides say this is VS4b while others say HVS 5a. So I'm counting it as HVS even though it's a bit of a 2 move wonder (one move if you're tall and reachy..)
trekkie - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Wendy

tontopink - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/06 with Steven Farden

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/06

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 23/Apr/06 with John Inkpen

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

Ben1983 - Solo β - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/05

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/05

Rob Laird - Lead O/S - Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/05

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/05

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

burnt - Lead O/S - May/05 with Matt Davies

highclimber - Lead O/S - Oct/04

Mike Turner - TR O/S - 12/Jun/04

Stig - Solo O/S - 11/Apr/04

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/04

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Sep/03

Hidden - Solo rpt - Aug/03

Mark Riley - Solo O/S - Jul/03

Laramadness - Solo - 09/May/03

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2003

Allan Young - 2nd β - 18/Aug/02 with Ronnie Jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 14/Jul/01

adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/01 with Taylor

Forshaw
adamwesthead - TR O/S - 27/May/00 with Taylor

bullybones - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - Oct/97

John Eley - Lead O/S - 1995

Sean Kelly - Solo - 1994

Hidden - 1993

Billg - Solo - 28/Jul/85 with Dave Gregory

Ian Clare - 1983

David Smith - 1980

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Total votes cast 88
hard E10 of 30
E10 of 30
easy E10 of 30
hard HVS0 of 30
HVS7 of 30
easy HVS13 of 30
hard VS10 of 30
VS0 of 30
easy VS0 of 30
hard 5b0 of 26
5b0 of 26
easy 5b1 of 26
hard 5a3 of 26
5a11 of 26
easy 5a9 of 26
hard 4c2 of 26
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