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Little Pillar VS 4b

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12m. A tough start up twin cracks and an awkward finish. © ROCKFAX
This gets HS in BMC guide, left as VS (Rock fax) as there are log book ticks.

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 200 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Stroppy - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Josh Brown

First outdoor climb again after a 3 month injury period. Awkward.
tom3667 - 2nd β - 14/Sep/14 with Andy baguley

Nordie_matt - 2nd rpt - 03/Sep/14 with Joe Cossey

Ndawson - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Alex Hebden

Ahebden93 - 2nd - 23/Aug/14 with Neil Dawson

angus - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/14

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

MD - 2nd - 12/Jul/14 with Jo

Happy Wanderer - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Mike D

hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Helen L, Val P

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/14

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

mrdigitaljedi - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with stokienomad

Used right crack only .
stokienomad - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Chris Kent

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo - Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14

benny_m - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14 with Richard Hemes

benny_m - 2nd rpt - 31/May/14 with Richard Hemes

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

Nordie_matt - Lead O/S - 07/May/14 with Tristan Cooper

Triggy Pop - 2nd - 06/May/14 with Nordie_matt

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Chris Murray

Again, this one felt easier than Studio...never vs
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 09/Mar/14 with Dan Chadfield

The start took a bit of work (definitely start up the left crack then move right) but was a lot of fun. From the ledge up it looks easy but topping out was quite scary!
AdamPrzeslak - Lead β - 01/Mar/14 with Rob Mcsweeney

Mike_Gannon - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Scott Robinson

gavinpeach - 2nd rpt - 01/Sep/13 with Paul, James Lawson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

TJ Mather - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/13 with martin lenord

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/13

anaesthetic - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Bram

BTphonehome - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/13 with Annes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/13

ashmellor - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with dan fawley

gavster - 2nd - 01/Jun/13

afcervantesluna - Lead O/S - 19/May/13

Matt_C9716 - 2nd - 16/May/13

tombradshaw123 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/13

ashtond6 - Lead - 14/Oct/12

Didn't have a guidebook and thought it looked about V Diff, turned out to be a bit harder...
Elsier - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Rebecca

RamblingRyan - 2nd - 13/Oct/12 with Danny, Col

Hidden - Lead dnf - 04/Sep/12

Duncan 88 - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/12 with Andrew Bladon

BTphonehome - 2nd rpt - 31/Aug/12 with Baron

baron84 - Lead - 31/Aug/12 with BramT

gpcomps - 2nd rpt - 28/Aug/12 with Chris Bridgland

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

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12

kasha_gregson - 2nd - 05/Aug/12

g1m147 - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Wayne s

Wayne S - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Gary

WillCass - Lead - 29/May/12 with Lee

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/12

kozzi - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12 with John-Henry

John-Henry - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/12 with Nic Koslover

stevepotter - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with ken

Duncan 88 - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/12

gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with David Shelmerdine

David Shelmerdine - 2nd - 15/Jan/12 with Gavin Peach

Trina B - 2nd - 14/Jan/12 with Killian Murphy

Killianmurphy - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Trina B

Sam Melville - 2012

lozowen - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/11 with Sally Owen

sputnik - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/11 with Mrs Z

c00kie - 2nd - 27/Sep/11 with Gavin

mol - 2nd - 02/Sep/11 with Jesse

Fell off on the start. Think there's (now) a loose small chock in the right crack. Sorry.
ryansb90 - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/11 with Daren Blackburn

Becky E - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with John Maxfield PCC

eeonz - 2nd - 02/Aug/11

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with liv_the_div

Took the left hand crack to start, feels like a bouldering problem. Topping out was a bit suspect until I found the magic hold!
Plenk - Lead O/S - May/11 with Jim

deklan - Solo - 26/Apr/11

Tricky start, nasty finish, didn't enjoy but interesting route anyway.
steveth - 2nd β - 25/Apr/11 with Chris Roberts

chris_r - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Steve Thompson

neillkelly - TR - 21/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11

jo86 - Lead - 09/Apr/11

martin one - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Joe

Very high wind, made it almost impossible - never climbing in those conditions again !
Stoff - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/11 with gpcomps

High wind, made an easy climb very unpleasant
gpcomps - 2nd rpt - 05/Apr/11 with Chris Bridgland

WillCass - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

daveyji - Lead - Apr/11 with JT

Goose4 - Lead - 2011

PAJames - 2011

eazyclimbing - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/10 with heather

Heather Louise Wilson - 2nd β - 25/Oct/10 with eazyclimbing

Hidden - Lead - 16/Oct/10

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Mark W

Did the first part of ledgeway but then backed of the crux as crucial hold was wet, finished up this route, puzzling top out
Pilch - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Jo

mike4563 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Gaz Hall

hallg005 - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/10 with mike4563

tricky start i thought, and end...book says it's just HS 4b though
payeo20 - Lead - 25/Sep/10

Top layback move is difficlt for HS
Tala M - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Phil Yeomans

Malcolm Tucker's Sweary Aunt - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Phil & Andy

Andy led. A bit of a struggle.
Howard J - 2nd rpt - 05/Aug/10 with Andy Crawley, Vanessa Jackson

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

WillCass - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/10 with Si

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/10

igneouscarl - 2nd - 10/Jul/10 with Robert Jones

shed_hed - Solo rpt - 03/Jul/10

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

Blondie.Simon - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Dave Hecker

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/10

Stoff - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/10 with Mark S, gpcomps

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

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with SteveM

SteveM - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Kat

Ken Taylor - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/09

B_M - Lead β - 13/Sep/09 with Andrew Downing

Leo Woodhead - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/09 with Steve Wolstencroft

Steve Wolstencroft - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/09 with Leo

Not terribly good. A very hard start, and easy middle, and an awkward but very short finish. More like HS 4c.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Carmen

Hidden - 30/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09

Stevepg - 2nd - 27/Jun/09 with Matt Cantrill

robman - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Megan Jones

texuspete - 2nd - 14/Jun/09 with Rob Pontefract

Stoff - TR - May/09

Jon Dittman - 2nd - 19/Apr/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Mar/09

deejmonkey - 2nd - 15/Mar/09 with Tom

tomparrott - Lead - 15/Mar/09 with DJ

Jimbo C - 2nd - 27/Sep/08

Tough start and a tricky finish.Just about a VS tick
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Bob/Nic

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/08

great fun laybacking the final moves
gethin_allen - Lead O/S - Sep/08 with Jimbo.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08

Sam W - Lead - 30/Jun/08 with Nina Jenkinson

Tricky start. Lovely section up from the ledge, interesting finish. Nice (hard) route.
JCookie - 2nd - 08/Jun/08 with John Stibbard

RiPomc - 2nd - 08/Jun/08 with John Stibbard

smolders - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Jason K

harryt - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Craig

stevepotter - Lead - 07/Jun/08 with paddygoodwin

Start and finish are interesting.
kleinej - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Martin

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/08

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

shed_hed - 2nd - 10/May/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/08

Benrj - Lead - May/08

alek - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/08 with Tommy Bullock

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

eirenutter - 02/Nov/07 with sean, lora, beth, lydia

davidwright - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Oct/07

gravity - TR - 09/Sep/07 with Caroline

adam carless - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/07

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

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Murray & Pete Nugent

FrankW - Lead rpt - 23/May/07 with Laura

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 13/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/07

sammoore - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07 with Andy Vine

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/06 with Carole Baker

JdotP - 2nd rpt - 25/Jul/06 with Dave Lovelady

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

SecretSquirrel - 2nd - 07/Jun/06 with Cameron13

My first VS lead :)
JdotP - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/06 with James Collingwood, Stuart Bury

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Oct/05

Hidden - Lead - 24/Sep/05

Howard J - 2nd - 13/Sep/05 with Mark Jarvis

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Aug/05

JonBray - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/05

dk247 - Lead - 27/Apr/05 with Neil Gregory

JohnHutch - Lead - 29/Jun/04 with L

Rampikino - Lead - 04/Jun/04 with Liz Hay

Stig - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/04 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Carl Smethurst - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/03 with Dave Pemberton, Alan Bowring

Howard J - 2nd - 15/Apr/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/03

Budge - 2nd O/S - 19/May/02 with Mike Oates

julian allen - Lead O/S - 2002

kato'sdad - Lead - 29/Sep/01 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - 2nd - 29/Sep/01 with Jon Berry

FrankW - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/99 with Laura

Howard J - 2nd - 25/Apr/99 with Jeff Burgum

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/98

stokienomad - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/98

Howard J - 2nd - 16/Sep/97 with Jeff Burgum

John Eley - Lead O/S - Aug/97

MontyH - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/96 with Andy Lawrance

Howard J - 2nd - 13/Aug/96 with Mike Higginbotham

Howard J - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/96 with Jo Edwards

Martyn - Lead O/S - 1994

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/91

David Smith - Lead - 01/Jun/85 with Graeme Smith

Tim Bateman - 2nd - 17/Apr/85

Simon2005 - TR - 1985 with Jude

Steve Lenartowicz - 1985

Nigel Bond - Solo - 28/Apr/77

mikej - Solo - 12/Oct/74

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hard HVS0 of 27
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easy HVS0 of 27
hard VS0 of 27
VS19 of 27
easy VS4 of 27
hard HS2 of 27
HS2 of 27
easy HS0 of 27
hard 4c0 of 29
4c0 of 29
easy 4c4 of 29
hard 4b18 of 29
4b7 of 29
easy 4b0 of 29
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Style of ascent

Soloed16 of 200 (8.0%)
Lead93 of 200 (46.5%)
Followed79 of 200 (39.5%)
Toproped5 of 200 (2.5%)
Unknown7 of 200 (3.5%)

'Climbed'77 of 200 (38.5%)
clean O/S101 of 200 (50.5%)
clean β5 of 200 (2.5%)
clean rpt14 of 200 (7.0%)
dogged1 of 200 (0.5%)
dnf2 of 200 (1.0%)