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8m. The wider central crack to a choice of (harder) finishes. © ROCKFAX
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Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/14

Wright.phil - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with jenni, ade

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/14

Louis Miller - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/14 with Adam Chamberlin

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/14

kermit_uk - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Michelle

Purple Roni - 12/Jul/14 with Andy Fisher

shell145 - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Ross

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

Lead the top flake
mr_drains - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/14 with The Defecator

dja - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/14 with Andy Smith

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/14

Albachoss - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/14

Ed Hayter - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Patrick Green

Patrick Green - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Ed Hayter

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Paul Davies

daviesp2 - Lead - 01/Jun/14 with Tom

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/May/14

TheLiz - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Bart Harris

planetmarshall - Solo - 27/Apr/14

Derek Furze - 2nd - 26/Apr/14 with Leigh Harrison

Goody - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/14 with Suzie Hughes

gpcomps - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Mark L

D.botts87 - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/14

TJ Mather - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/14

Pete Nugent - 2nd - 16/Feb/14 with Chris Vernon

TJ Mather - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13 with Dom Bloomfield

Dom Bloomfield - 2nd O/S - 09/Nov/13 with Tom mather

Really windy day, but at least the wind is drying the routes out nicely. Anchor placements at the top require some artistic license.
ben comery - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/13 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/13

beth.westonhoward - Lead - 01/Oct/13

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/13

Hidden - 27/Jul/13

paul_j_burgess - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Alan Dobson

spadge - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13 with Malcolm Brentwood

wendys - 07/Jul/13

Adelewhiteman - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/13

The Patriot - Lead - 10/Jun/13 with Geoff Mee

rockman - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Gareth L, Peter B

biffy - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Gareth L, geoff mee

benny_m - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Su

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Jun/13

GARY HEAP - 2nd - 08/Jun/13 with Lee Faulkner

Graham lead
tomjemmett - 2nd - 19/May/13 with Graham Beckett, Emily Beckett

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/13

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

john. e.r - 2nd - 27/Apr/13 with spencer

Gerallt Owain - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/13

BTphonehome - 2nd rpt - 06/Apr/13 with Kasha

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Mar/13

Jones_d - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/13 with Mike Dowsett

MikeDowsett - Lead - 17/Mar/13 with Dean Jones

ralphio - Lead - 05/Jan/13

mattscott - TR - 2013

James Oakes - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/12 with Tom Perret

chrissy - Lead - 21/Oct/12 with Dave Wearing

Dave Wearing - AltLd - 21/Oct/12 with Chrissy.

BTphonehome - Lead rpt - 14/Oct/12

Curlyhelen - 14/Oct/12 with Rosa

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

Lead after Becca decided not to finish, not a great choice for a beginners lead as top is quite tough for V Diff and not well protected.
Elsier - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Rebecca

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/12

tomkhoward - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Wanda Groenewald

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - 04/Oct/12

with Rich
liverpooldave - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12

anaesthetic - 2nd - 07/Sep/12 with mike

JamesLloyd - TR O/S - 03/Sep/12

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

xannaxlx - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12

stev1e.wilso - Lead - 28/Jul/12 with Rosie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

Rozzlarr1992 - 2nd - 28/Jul/12 with Dad

baron84 - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12

robinmuzette - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Will Aldridge

kasha_gregson - 2nd - 22/Jul/12

Up outside of flake until I could get a leg over. Then sat for a while.
heidavey - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12 with Susi

Mike_Gannon - Lead O/S - Jul/12 with Nick Gough

FrankW - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/12 with Rich M

R2B - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/12

Matt
AmandaJG - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Goody - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Jane Mellor, Suzie Hughes

howsthebeef - Lead dog - 20/May/12

ralphio - 2nd - 20/May/12

Stuart William - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

Laura-lou - Solo - 20/May/12

Graeme High - Lead - 20/May/12 with Ralph Simpson

jshields - Lead - 13/May/12 with Sarah Shields

A Crook - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Dom Stockton

johnny-adams13 - 30/Mar/12

kozzi - 2nd - 21/Mar/12 with John-Henry

Hidden - Lead - 14/Mar/12

alright
scotty h - Solo O/S - 14/Jan/12

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 2012

neillkelly - AltLd - 28/Nov/11

Trina B - 2nd - 06/Nov/11 with Killian Murphy

Killianmurphy - Lead rpt - 06/Nov/11 with Trina B

matthias13 - Lead - 19/Oct/11 with Andy Flynn

kez1 - Solo O/S - 29/Sep/11 with james davies

tedburt - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Aaron Burdett

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/11

Down as HVD in guide and I think more accurate there than here
seb m-c - 2nd - 31/Aug/11 with Jon Rowland

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

Barry D - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with Ian W

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/11

Hoyes - 2nd rpt - 26/Jun/11 with Verity P

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11

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

BlueJohn - Lead - 02/May/11 with Helen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

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

yemm - 2nd - 27/Apr/11 with John Newbiggin

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11

Duracell - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Dave Keogh, Keith Royle

dk247 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Owdham

sam coward - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Helen

Nice climb. Not to "muscle power" needed !!
Owdham - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Jamie Thompson, Dave Keogh

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/11

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

climbinmunkey - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Helen

BenPitt - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/11

This gets an S4a in Rockfax Western Grit ?
P Rogers - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with matty

Paul led
tsjx - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

paulerussell - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Tom Jones

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/11

Raggar - Lead - 02/Apr/11 with Stefan S

helping alex overcome his climbing above gear phobia
minirollsrule - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Alex Maggs

Hidden - Lead - Apr/11

amy - Apr/11 with Jen

Dan Timmis - 2nd O/S - Apr/11 with Ky Jones

eschaton - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Gaz

ruggystunts - 2nd - 27/Mar/11 with Will

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/11

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Mar/11

Cwallace - Lead - 17/Mar/11

Cwallace - 2nd - 17/Mar/11

Cwallace - Lead - 17/Mar/11

Sam Simpson - 13/Mar/11 with JNewbiggin

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/11

gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/11 with Paul Roche

Goose4 - Lead - 2011

went up to retrieve some very jammed gear
Killianmurphy - TR O/S - 2011 with alex maggs

mnorman88 - 2nd - 2011

pauldr - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/10 with andy

BennoC - Solo - 17/Sep/10

Steve J P - Lead - 08/Sep/10 with BW

Bernie Wylde - 2nd - 08/Sep/10 with sp

grubes - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Alex

RalphC - Lead - 08/Aug/10 with Caroline

method - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with kevin

Nick Rundall - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/10

Shane-Smith - Solo - 04/Jul/10 with Tiff

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/10

helios - Lead - 25/Jun/10 with Vic Paterson, Chloe Raphael

Raggar - Lead - 24/Jun/10 with Ian M, Jon B

Valentino - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Paul

khumbu-Kid - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Valentino

Charlie14 - 10/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/10

Chris Banks - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Paul Hoffman

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/10

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

Hidden - 2nd - 27/May/10

Luke Jones - Lead O/S - 23/May/10

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 13/May/10

In trainers, and still felt pretty easy.
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/10 with Dan Money

dpmUK - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10 with Jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 28/Apr/10 with Dan

Pilch - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/10

Double Knee Bar - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

tried to second thin cracks VS couldn't even start it so went on to this climb
trish1968 - 2nd - 23/Apr/10 with Nick Bennett

tried to lead Bloody/blocks crack S4a but went onto this climb but finished on the hard flake (mini epic)
trish1968 - Lead - 23/Apr/10 with Nick Bennett

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Apr/10

mr_drains - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/10 with Rookey

Finished up the big flake.
BennoC - Lead rpt - 18/Apr/10 with Sam

charley - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/10

valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Kevin Tithe

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Kevin Tithe, Angela Paul

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

quarryman - Lead - 10/Apr/10 with Steve Tomkinson, Norman Reece

Quite challenging at first but a good climb.
Shane-Smith - Lead - 08/Apr/10 with Tiff

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/10

Sam Simpson - 05/Apr/10 with george

georgenvk - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/10 with samsimpson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/10

mike lawrence? - Solo - 19/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 19/Mar/10

Dave Mason - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/10

simonscubadiver - 2nd - 01/Mar/10 with Dave Kendrick

Kendrick - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/10 with Si

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Feb/10

Alternate VS Start
ParkFace - Lead O/S - Jan/10 with Tiffany Littler

cymjt - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 08/Nov/09

Dizz - 2nd - 07/Nov/09 with daveyj

colin milton - Solo - 01/Nov/09

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 29/Oct/09

Left hand start/finish
edmitchell - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with tamsin mayberry

Aziraphael - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Kirsty G

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Sep/09

purplemonkey - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with andy bell

hevloz - TR - 17/Sep/09 with Dan

hardest vdiff ive ever seen
kel1989 - Lead dnf - 16/Sep/09 with Ant Flatters

staceyjg - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with mark H, Chris Gardner

minaturechris - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Stacey

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/09

JWB - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Sally

Richard Gamble - Lead - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - 10/Sep/09

WillCass - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09

Sianny - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/09

Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/09

Slater - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Trouble

Jim Malo - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/09

markytaylor - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/09

with Thin Cracks finish
Tor - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with mark

mitch - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Daryl Mitchell

markw - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Tor

BennoC - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Stace

staceated - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/09 with ben

Found this very difficult for a Vdiff. Had to layback the top section (but Dave did it a different way so maybe it was just me!)
berry_a - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Dangerous Dave

Hidden - Lead - May/09

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

Jon Dittman - Solo - 19/Apr/09

michael burrows - Solo - 16/Apr/09

Jon Dittman - Solo - 15/Apr/09

danm - Solo - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/09

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

ianslade - 2nd β - 01/Mar/09 with Ben Whittingham

sdht - Mar/09

Little AndyH - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/09

Hidden - 2009

A Mountain Journey - Lead - 2009 with Colin

williap - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/08

Hidden - Solo - 25/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - Solo - 31/Aug/08

frume - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Saff

Hidden - Solo - 13/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/08

Easier than last year. Still a lovely layback off the flake, mmm.
JCookie - 2nd - 08/Jun/08 with Richard Plater

CJE - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/08

RiPomc - Lead - 08/Jun/08 with Julie Cooke

aldred - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with peter boniface

pboniface - 2nd - 08/Jun/08 with Aldred Durham

rd20 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Kim

kim.mulji - 2nd - 07/Jun/08

alun1111 - Lead - 07/May/08

sadams - Lead - 03/May/08 with Catherine Adams

SecretSquirrel - Solo - 19/Apr/08

Made the wrong choice at the top and got stuck :(.
HC~R - Lead - 04/Apr/08 with Geoff

Hidden - Solo - Apr/08

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/08 with Sally T

Hidden - Lead - 17/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Feb/08

stordys - 2008

Calder - 2nd - 27/Oct/07 with Andy Clow

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/07

doughboy_swiftandsure - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/07

V Scared still after fall!
alj - Lead β - 06/Aug/07 with leon skeldon

leakster - 2nd - 31/Jul/07 with laurie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/07

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

Howard J - 2nd - 08/Jul/07 with Mark Hammonds

Matt - BodyPoint - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/07 with Andrew Wood

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/07

Oh lovely fun, nice flake at the top.
JCookie - 2nd - 10/Jun/07 with Richard Plater

Took the righthand option at the top, a lovely walk up a flake with bomber hands.
RiPomc - Lead - 10/Jun/07 with Julie Cooke

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/07

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 13/May/07 with Chris Britton

daza - Lead O/S - 12/May/07 with Iain

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Helen Odwell

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/07

JulianD - Lead - 15/Apr/07 with Paul B

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Apr/07

Matt Bill Platypus - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Solo

practicalcat - 2nd - 01/Apr/07 with jon_nz

naughtybadboy - Lead - 01/Apr/07

D Berry - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07 with Claire Berry

Calder - 2nd - 24/Mar/07

JdotP - Lead rpt - 14/Mar/07 with Jonny Marsh

JdotP - 2nd rpt - 10/Mar/07 with Bike Bore

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

edXander - 2nd - 04/Feb/07

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

mr rob - AltLd O/S - Feb/07 with jp

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 27/Jan/07

Cameron13 - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/06 with Dan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/06

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

welsh kim - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/06 with Adam lead, Laura seconded

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

feeder_12 - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Adie

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/06

d80f0u - Lead - 02/Jun/06 with Alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/May/06

Castleman - 2nd O/S - 26/May/06 with Paul Hobbs

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/06

Shad - Lead - May/06

KeithW - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/06 with Andy Pentith

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/06

JdotP - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/06 with Stuart Bury

Bargate_Champ - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/05

leerthorp - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/05 with andy

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/05

Hidden - Lead - Sep/05

Placed 26 cams en route
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/05 with Rich Cole

cem - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/05

Removed 26 cams en route.
Jonny M - 2nd O/S - Jul/05 with Victim of Maths

Matthallinan - 2nd - Jul/05 with Nicky Winn

edmitchell - Lead O/S - May/05 with kai ren

Hidden - May/05

Caralynh - 2nd - 24/Apr/05 with Jez Hadall

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

Neil Henson - Lead O/S - 2005 with Mark Collins

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 29/Nov/04

Rampikino - Lead - 25/May/04 with Liz Hay

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Oct/03

Allan Young - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/03 with Megan Stanley

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/03

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2003

Howard J - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/97

Howard J - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/95 with Steve Jolley

astrecks - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/95 with Rod

Iain Thow - Solo - 02/Apr/95

John Eley - Lead O/S - 1995

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/93

Steve Lenartowicz - 1985

rogerskews - Solo - 1976

mikej - Solo - 12/Oct/74

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Voting
Total votes cast 68
hard HVD0 of 37
HVD2 of 37
easy HVD23 of 37
hard VD3 of 37
VD7 of 37
easy VD2 of 37
hard HD0 of 37
HD0 of 37
easy HD0 of 37
3 Stars0 of 31
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Style of ascent

Soloed76 of 356 (21.3%)
Lead156 of 356 (43.8%)
Followed98 of 356 (27.5%)
Toproped5 of 356 (1.4%)
Alt Leads4 of 356 (1.1%)
Unknown17 of 356 (4.8%)

'Climbed'151 of 356 (42.4%)
clean O/S184 of 356 (51.7%)
clean β2 of 356 (0.6%)
clean rpt16 of 356 (4.5%)
dogged2 of 356 (0.6%)
dnf1 of 356 (0.3%)