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Route 1 HS 4a

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[cheating on Route 1, 2 kb]12m. Start up the groove on the right then make a tricky traverse past the arete to a ledge. Finish up and left past blocks. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, Every Climb at Windgather.

Photo: cheating on Route 1 © riddle
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 318 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

barryp08 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with roland robinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/14

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

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/14

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

matthomas79 - Solo rpt - 18/Apr/14

dsgarner - TR O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Michelle M

Ended up doing this route after failing (falling-ofF) the E1 next door
alpinemonkey - 2nd β - 01/Apr/14

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14

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

D.botts87 - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Stevie F

HumphreyJ20 - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Ross Millar

Valentino - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Jay

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Sep/13

benny_m - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Su

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/13

orb - 2nd - 03/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

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

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

jjclarke70 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Sophie

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/13

tomjemmett - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Dave Wilkinson

MoWalker3 - Solo - 05/Jul/13

David Kay - Solo O/S - 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

iskra2000 - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Clare Downie

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13

Steve J P - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with BW

Bernie Wylde - Lead - 05/Jun/13 with sp

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

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/13

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

biffy - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with geoff mee

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

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Apr/13

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

The Patriot - Lead - 05/Mar/13 with Geoff Mee

rockman - 2nd rpt - 05/Mar/13 with Gareth L

Hidden - Solo - 2013

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Edd Rab

edd rab - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Ben Harding

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

asmith37 - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Bex Leigh

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/12

Strachan - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12

Stuart_Burbidge - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with James Townley

j.townley - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Stuart_Burbidge

DanT - 2nd rpt - 21/Jul/12 with James Brierley, Dan Chicksand, Ian Silvester

Bradb86 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/12

bradburyd - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12

rockman - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/12 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 12/Jul/12 with Geoff Mee

spooksthehorse - Lead - 06/Jul/12 with Joe

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - Jul/12

Loved this climb, just really nice moves all the way through.
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 28/May/12 with Kevin Tithe

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

kez1 - 2nd rpt - 22/May/12 with rob rendle

Ollies first outdoor climb, boy he was good
Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 16/May/12 with Ollie Yeo

cragant - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

swoollock - Lead - 12/May/12

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

matty123 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Mark Roe

RichyBOYY - Lead - 30/Mar/12 with Arthur parker

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12

ricky6386 - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/12

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/12 with martina

rockman - Solo rpt - 27/Mar/12

Nice route but only just severe
rockman - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/12

Dave Foster - Solo - 24/Mar/12

Matt JM Stevens - 2nd - 23/Mar/12

Matt JM Stevens - Solo - 23/Mar/12

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

Too greasy & windy to solo
marcoleptic - Solo dnf - 27/Feb/12

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

Sam Melville - 2012

rob 528 - 2012

stevorobs3 - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11

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

fi15 - 2nd - 02/Oct/11

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11

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

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

Savlon - 2nd - 25/Aug/11 with Dave Bowler

Dave Bowler - Lead - 25/Aug/11 with Helen Savin

999thAndy - 2nd - 21/Aug/11

joncurry - Solo - 21/Aug/11 with Skinner

Hidden - Lead - 18/Aug/11

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

Sparrowmonkey - 2nd - 06/Aug/11 with Tala M

matthomas79 - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/11

Tala M - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11 with Jo, Matt Thomas

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

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

chelsea1 - Lead - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/11

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

crag_hopper_Jay - Solo - 15/Jun/11

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11

Mitch1990 - Solo - 02/Jun/11

Dan Lane - Solo O/S - 11/May/11 with Dan Money

parker236 - Lead O/S - 06/May/11 with Peter Parker

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

Stoff - 2nd rpt - 26/Apr/11 with gpcomps

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

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

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Fiskavaig - Lead - 10/Apr/11 with Paul R

Stig - Solo - 06/Apr/11

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

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/11

PeteWilson - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/11

Hillson - Solo RP - 23/Mar/11

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

i have a sprained ankle so am breaking myself back in gently
cayteye - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Ed Lamb, Paul Highams

tradguy - 2nd - 06/Mar/11 with Ed Lamb, katy dartford

ed_1973 - Lead - 06/Mar/11 with paul highams

Josh Maye - 2nd - 02/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - Mar/11

Monkey_bill - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jan/11

Hairy step on to traverse
bigroomboy - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Sam Coe

PAJames - 2011

mwatson - Solo O/S - 2011 with thomasadixon

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

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/10

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

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 02/Sep/10

Viki - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Sheepman

TCarrick - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

Christopher Hunter - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Jim Waterhouse

Hidden - Lead - 15/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/10

Liam Ingram - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/10 with Harry Holmes

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/10 with liam ingram

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

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

Steve J P - Lead - 21/Jul/10 with BW

Bernie Wylde - 2nd - 21/Jul/10 with sp

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

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

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

chrisboywonder - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Rach

R8JimBob88 - Solo O/S - 09/May/10

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 09/May/10 with R8JimBob88

Hidden - 09/May/10

trish1968 - Lead - 07/May/10 with Pete

Fairly easy for the grade, but you have a choice of protecting the traverse and getting rope drag or doing most of the route gearless.
emlynroberts - Lead - 02/May/10 with Jacob Roberts

jacobroberts - 2nd - 02/May/10 with emlyn roberts

igneouscarl - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Robert Jones

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

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/10

Stoff - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with gpcomps

gpcomps - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Chris Bridgland

Goody - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/10 with Margaret Bowyer

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Mar/10

philw - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 15/Nov/09

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

jonathan watt - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/09

Dave Mason - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Sep/09

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/09

dashitboarder - Solo - 19/Aug/09

Guide book had this as an S, so Sly claims a clean onsight HS on first day leading!
BobPorter - 2nd - 07/Aug/09 with Simon

First day leading, and ran out the top half. Don't tell my missus.
realslyshady - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Robert Porter

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

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

Byronius Maximus - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/09

hardoreVdiffBen - 25/Jul/09

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

Alfredo - Solo - 08/Jul/09

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/09

climbingxcat - 2nd - 13/Jun/09 with Brian

greggyboy - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Martin Heaton

Shad - Lead - Jun/09

Shad - Lead - Jun/09

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

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

williap - Lead - 22/Apr/09 with James Sanders and Mark

dpmUK - Solo rpt - 15/Apr/09

DanT - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/09 with Flick Towns

Hidden - Solo - 19/Mar/09

summo - 2009

Kayan - 2009

pointed at this one by James, nice little gem of a route
adam carless - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/08 with James Rowe

sonaf - Lead - Dec/08 with Chopper

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/08

hetaher - Solo - 13/Sep/08

dpmUK - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/08 with Hugh

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead dnf - 07/Jun/08

whiting.jp - 2nd - 07/Jun/08 with jamesca

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/08

Mr. K - Lead dnf - 18/May/08 with Beth Flatres

lemonhead1986 - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Lauren Foster

lemonhead1986 - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Lauren Foster

Carl Smethurst - Solo rpt - 07/May/08

embob - TR - 07/May/08 with Pa

@ndy - Lead - 20/Apr/08

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2008

daveagriff - Solo - 2008

Hidden - 2008

dpmUK - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/07 with Cider Nut

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

steve mee - 2nd - 05/Aug/07 with Mich Mee

mrsmish - Lead - 05/Aug/07 with steve mee

fruitcake72 - 2nd β - 28/Jul/07 with mic_b and mrsbate

mic_b - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07 with mrsbate

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/07

chris_r - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/07

Not at all hard for a HS but a nice position as you come around the nose of the arete, worth doing but not from a challenging perspective
gazbonutter - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Luke Teverini

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/07

Si dH - Solo O/S - 05/May/07

Alex@home - Solo - May/07

alj - 2nd - 26/Apr/07 with hannah skeldon

mrsmish - 2nd - 21/Apr/07 with steve mee

steve mee - Lead - 21/Apr/07 with Mich Mee

Hidden - Solo - 17/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/07

nickhoward - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/07 with Sally Thompson

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Gustav - Lead O/S - 2007

Goose4 - 2007

dave657 - Solo O/S - 21/Oct/06

Hidden - Oct/06

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/06

Howard J - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/06 with Liz Sell

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Sep/06

daza - Lead - 21/Sep/06 with Sam D

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

Hidden - Solo - 22/Aug/06

wet and windy
simonw1 - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/06 with Allan Watson

toasted - 2nd - 20/Aug/06 with Simon Whitehead

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Aug/06

Ky - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/06 with Sampson

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Jaime

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/06

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

Rampikino - Lead - 22/Jun/06 with Cat

RETICENTFISH - Lead O/S - 30/May/06

old un - Lead - 30/May/06 with Steve Dorsett

Batty - Lead O/S - 15/May/06

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

studly84 - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/06 with thomas poulton

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

Ben1983 - Solo β - 2006

ArnaudG - Solo - 2006

Howard J - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/05 with Jeff Burgum

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

mol - Lead - 04/Sep/05 with Haggis

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/05

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 23/Jul/05 with Nicola Pettit

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/05

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

Carl Smethurst - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/05

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

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

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

Rampikino - Lead - 21/Jul/04 with Liz Hay

dk247 - 2nd - 14/Jun/04 with Neil Gregory

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/04

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/03

Hidden - Solo - Aug/03

Retroman3 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/03 with Emma

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2003

mark s - Solo - 2003

Gman - Lead O/S - Jun/01 with Dan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Dec/00

Roget - Solo O/S - 07/May/98

Phil1967 - 2nd - 20/Jul/97 with BMRT

andrewbooth1000 - 2nd - 20/Jul/97

Howard J - 2nd - 10/Jul/96

robtrooper - 1996

astrecks - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/95 with Rod

jacque - Lead - 1995

Hidden - 1993

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/87

Led 13/9/87. Soloed 28/3/02
Iain Thow - 2nd - 26/Oct/86 with Julian England

Derek Ryden - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/86

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

Ian Clare - 1983

babymoac - Solo - 03/Aug/80

Ken Taylor - Lead - 15/May/80 with Neil Williams

David Smith - 1980

mikej - Solo - 27/Aug/74 with E

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Voting
Total votes cast 72
hard VS0 of 24
VS0 of 24
easy VS0 of 24
hard HS0 of 24
HS17 of 24
easy HS3 of 24
hard S4 of 24
S0 of 24
easy S0 of 24
hard 4b0 of 25
4b0 of 25
easy 4b0 of 25
hard 4a0 of 25
4a19 of 25
easy 4a4 of 25
hard 3c2 of 25
3c0 of 25
easy 3c0 of 25
3 Stars0 of 23
2 Stars5 of 23
1 Star15 of 23
0 Stars3 of 23
Bag of .....0 of 23
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Style of ascent

Soloed103 of 318 (32.4%)
Lead126 of 318 (39.6%)
Followed71 of 318 (22.3%)
Toproped2 of 318 (0.6%)
Unknown16 of 318 (5.0%)

'Climbed'126 of 318 (39.6%)
clean O/S171 of 318 (53.8%)
clean β3 of 318 (0.9%)
clean rpt14 of 318 (4.4%)
clean RP1 of 318 (0.3%)
dnf3 of 318 (0.9%)