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The Fifth Horseman HVS 5a

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8m. Gallop up the narrow wall just right. © ROCKFAX
FA. Jim Rubery 1984

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This climb is in 198 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

cams in the break but a very bold solo to the top with big potential for ground fall
stratandrew - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/14 with Dan O'Brien

kermit_uk - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Michelle

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Nikki

Andrew Abraham - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Dan Timmis, Ky

thomasmouse - 2nd - 21/Jun/14 with Richard Hughes

Judging from the comments on this and adjacent routes, there seems to be some confusion over where this route goes. I climbed up the left hand side of the slab, placing gear behind the chockstone on the left and using it for my left hand. This is not the line shown and briefly described as "Fifth Horseman" in the Rockfax guide - that line is the line described as Icebreaker E2 5b here on UKC.
JdotP - Lead rpt - 13/Jun/14 with Doctor Sam

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

First HVS
andy_d - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Harriet

alpinemonkey - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/14

D.botts87 - 2nd - 04/Dec/13 with Jerome

JM0rrison - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/13 with mevanssmith

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

MrTeej2 - TR dog - 22/Sep/13 with Natalie Haime

Stoff - Lead RP - 03/Sep/13 with gpcomps

gpcomps - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/13 with Chris Bridgland

Hidden - 2nd β - 25/Aug/13

simeclimb68 - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/13 with Pwdr (Paul)

Easy but bold.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Simon Piron

The Norris - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Gavin

Prof. Outdoors - TR - 16/Jun/13 with Kathryn, Lorna

Next time look for the sling option!
The Patriot - 2nd - 10/Jun/13

Hidden - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/13

RichyBOYY - Lead - 04/Jun/13 with Rob Caesar

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

Used holds to the left and the pebble to the right, bit of an eliminate if you stick to the face, definitely hitting the floor from the last moves either way! Felt like HVS 4c-5a
JimboWizbo - Lead - 19/May/13 with Beth

slipped on the green stuff! very irritating but lovely climb
Beth-Cath-T - 2nd dog - 19/May/13 with JimboWizbo

Thought I was on the icebreaker, climbed it with pebble for right hand. Went back down, looked at guidebook and did icebreaker properly. Fifth Horseman was the better route.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13

ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

jmjw - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Rob H, Tim R, Sophie R

Bold as brass. Went up the right of the blunt arÍte ( past the pebble and crimp) with high rock over on to left foot. Seemed the appropriate line from rockfax topo. Defo HVS. There is real deck out potential from the crux.
Double Knee Bar - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

Climbster - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 07/Sep/12 with Matt

daviesp2 - 2nd - 28/Aug/12 with Ross

petekeron - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/12 with Solo

tombazal - Lead O/S - Aug/12

Killianmurphy - Lead β - 28/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12

Leonhamnett - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/12 with Shaun Humphreys

spacey - Lead - 20/Jun/12 with Frank

FrankW - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/12 with Rich M

R2B - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/12

Sarah belayed.
jshields - Lead - 13/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/12

best done by using thin crack as the start
A Crook - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Dom Stockton

p_won - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12

Phil Layton - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Justin B, M@

timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/12

PAJames - 2012

TM_Horton - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with webby

Day our with Jill and Paul
joemallia - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Fidel Sciamanna

bobpilgrem - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/11 with Bob/Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/11

may have strayed slightly into the E2 territory
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Matt Wilson

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 14/Aug/11

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

John led
staceyjg - 2nd - 24/Jul/11 with Mo, John Lewis, Chris Gardner

John Lewis - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Stacy

SHCS - 24/Jul/11

ashtond6 - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

Col Allott - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/11

julian allen - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

daveyji - Lead β - Jun/11 with Linda Williamson

toeshurtN8 - Jun/11 with Dave Felton

rockjedi - Lead - 05/May/11

JYates - Solo O/S - 03/May/11

culmclimberRob - Solo - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - TR dnf - 19/Apr/11

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

In approach shoes.
daveyji - 2nd - Apr/11 with JT

Ky - Solo O/S - Apr/11

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/11

AMarchant - Solo O/S - 17/Mar/11 with Ally Hurst

Goose4 - Lead - 2011

Nice climb, but no more than VS.
tasmat - Lead - 31/Oct/10 with Jon

wolverine - 24/Oct/10 with Sarah Marks

matthomas79 - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Simon Palmer

matthomas79 - Lead β - 25/Sep/10 with Simon Palmer

simeclimb68 - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10

Tala M - TR - 25/Sep/10 with Simon Palmer

Josh Maye - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

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

Backed off top moves.
Alex Thompson - Solo dnf - 21/Aug/10

Fiskavaig - TR - 15/Aug/10 with Pete P

MaccMark - 2nd - 10/Aug/10 with Alex Kvist

redknight137 - TR - 23/Jul/10

Byronius Maximus - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/10

hardoreVdiffBen - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/10

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/10

mol - Lead - 20/Jun/10 with Jesse

Jesse Dufton - 2nd - 20/Jun/10 with Molly Thompson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/10

jamesgodwin64 - Solo - 16/May/10 with R8JimBob88

donkster - 2nd rpt - 12/May/10 with pete buswell, ben

Did ages ago as second . Great route.Small can be beautiful.Well so me missus tells me .
cooper leek - Lead rpt - 12/May/10 with pete, donk

First attempt to lead a HVS. Reached "blank slab, could not see any gear and bottled it and finished via route of to the right.
Stoff - Lead dnf - 27/Apr/10 with Mark S, gpcomps

gpcomps - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/10 with poya, Chris Bridgland

bobpilgrem - TR - 17/Apr/10 with Bob/Tom

tompilgrem - TR - 17/Apr/10 with Dad

sasmojo - 2nd - 23/Mar/10 with Wayne G

GF - 2010

Only really one move, but a good one.
Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Ralph

Lead after a top route ascent- should have had courage to lead o/s as was straightforward ( a long reach being helpfull)
bobpilgrem - Lead β - 26/Sep/09 with Bob/Tom

tompilgrem - TR β - 26/Sep/09 with Dad

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Sep/09

Rampikino - Lead - 13/Sep/09 with Cat

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

thrutch - Solo - 18/Jul/09

robman - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/09

donkster - Lead rpt - 30/May/09 with ben

cooper leek - 2nd rpt - 30/May/09 with donk

Commitment needed for the move right
Heinrich - TR RP - 10/May/09 with Gaz

nic42 - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09

michael burrows - Solo - 16/Apr/09

A Downing - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Damian Lawson

Daymo - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with A Downing

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/09

jamie-annetts - Lead O/S - 2009 with guy melbourne

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

Felt solid
LittleJoe - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Dad

Some confusion over the correct line on this
Jimbo C - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08

rockman - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/08 with Andrew Edwards, Tim Edwards

timcedwards - Lead - 26/Sep/08 with Geoff Mee

ed edwards - Lead - 26/Sep/08 with rockman

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Sep/08

JWB - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with My brother Robin

John Marsland - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Goi

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with John Marsland

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/08

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/08 with Lisa Paling

Dux - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/08 with Andy Smith

mr rob - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with ferg

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Jul/08

Ugh, missed an opportunity for a side runner and then spent at least 10 minutes standing on a lip on the blank section of wall (alternately hanging on from a pebble and a teeny sidepull). I had gear in, but there's now way it would have stopped me hitting the deck. Pleasently surprised how calm I stayed but ended up asking for a top rope. Very glad I did too, because I botched the next couple of moves and came off with it there.
whiting.jp - Lead dnf - 08/Jun/08 with Wolfgang

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - Jun/08

will6459 - Lead O/S - 29/May/08 with Heather Rowland and Dave Mason

harrowing sandy top out.
Milne - 2nd O/S - 24/May/08 with Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/08

Trigoc - Lead - Mar/08 with Phil

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - TR rpt - 07/Oct/07

JdotP - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/07 with Stuart Bury

Rampikino - 2nd - 27/Jul/07 with MMC Various

JonBray - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/07

climbing_wiggy - 2nd β - Jul/07 with Whitey

Xav - Solo O/S - 30/May/07

wirralclimber1984 - 2nd - 15/May/07 with Rich Matthias

matthias13 - Lead - 15/May/07 with wirralclimber1984

dpmUK - 2nd O/S - 15/May/07 with Cider Nut

Peakphil - Lead O/S - 02/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07

Rampikino - Lead - 20/Apr/07 with Cat

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - TR - 01/Apr/07

naughtybadboy - TR - 01/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Feb/07

davefount - 2nd - 2007 with alex maleins

Steve Banham - Lead - 2007 with Layla

TRNovice - Lead dnf - 23/Sep/06 with Jenn

Stig - 2nd rpt - 19/Sep/06 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Stig - Solo rpt - 19/Sep/06

tatz45 - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/06 with Jamie Tattersall

Cameron13 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/06 with Mark, Kate, Rach

Sketchy in the fierce wind on the completely unprotected crystal moves
Lex_2004 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/06 with Katie Weston

Katie Weston - 2nd - 09/Aug/06 with Lex_2004

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/06 with Gordon, kim

welsh kim - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/06 with Oli lead, Gordon seconded

Nicos - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with keith leonard

Shad - Lead - May/06

shaun walby - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/05 with Phil West

Hidden - Lead - 20/Mar/05

Richard Hession - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/04 with Chris Molloy

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jul/04

cem - 2nd - 04/Jul/04 with Rod Strachan, Graham Dolman

BlueJohn - 2nd - 27/Jun/04 with John Hempston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/04

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 02/May/04

Stig - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/03 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/03

FrankW - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/03 with Laura

adamwesthead - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/01 with Taylor

Forshaw
adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/00 with Taylor

phardman - Lead O/S - 14/May/00 with Teresa

Roget - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/99

robtrooper - 1996

Not worth HVS. VS 4b. Not worth a star, either.
Rog Wilko - Lead - Jul/94 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/93

Hidden - Lead - 13/Sep/91

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Total votes cast 110
hard E10 of 39
E10 of 39
easy E11 of 39
hard HVS1 of 39
HVS26 of 39
easy HVS9 of 39
hard VS2 of 39
VS0 of 39
easy VS0 of 39
hard 5b0 of 38
5b0 of 38
easy 5b0 of 38
hard 5a6 of 38
5a23 of 38
easy 5a5 of 38
hard 4c3 of 38
4c1 of 38
easy 4c0 of 38
3 Stars1 of 33
2 Stars2 of 33
1 Star19 of 33
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Style of ascent

Soloed24 of 198 (12.1%)
Lead102 of 198 (51.5%)
Followed51 of 198 (25.8%)
Toproped14 of 198 (7.1%)
Unknown7 of 198 (3.5%)

'Climbed'66 of 198 (33.3%)
clean O/S96 of 198 (48.5%)
clean β8 of 198 (4.0%)
clean rpt17 of 198 (8.6%)
clean RP3 of 198 (1.5%)
dogged2 of 198 (1.0%)
dnf6 of 198 (3.0%)