Belladonna* E1 5c
[First ascent of Belladonna, Castle Naze,1977, 3 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. Devious though with some good moves and a certain logic to the line. Follow Primadonna up the right-hand side of the arete until forced out right below an overlap. Pull over this to reach a second overlap then trend back left (beware of a loose hold) to the upper arete and an exposed finish. © ROCKFAX


FA. Al Evans , John Horsfall 10/Jul/1977

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Photo: First ascent of Belladonna, Castle Naze,1977 © Jean Horsfall
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Very poor attempt!! Needed a winch for the final arete. Apparently made for entertainment/photo - opportunities for spectators! Don't think I'll have another go!
buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 26/Apr/15

Coel Hellier - Lead dog - 26/Apr/15

harry_lewis - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/15 with Matt Harmon

MischaHY - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/15

ned_85 - 2nd - 28/Feb/15 with Mischa Hawker-Yates

theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Chris Allan

thomasmouse - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Richard Hughes

amccann - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13

tsl42 - 2nd dog - 18/Jun/13 with James Oakes

Class route!
James Oakes - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Tim Slater

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Little badger

High in the grade but all good!
Alistair Corbett - Lead O/S - 29/May/13 with john corbett, sam corbett

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13

Hidden - Lead β - 02/May/13

Hidden - 2nd β - 02/May/13

Coel Hellier - Lead dog - 20/May/12

steveb2006 - Lead - 24/Mar/12 with Valerie Partington

PAJames - 2012

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Jenny

partial attempt
mary - 2nd dog - 03/Jul/11 with Dale Gautrey

Aufton - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Ali Makay

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Cheesesarnie

Tim M - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Chris Sims

Hidden - Lead - May/10

Did the crux then ended up crippled by rope drag on my right rope as it firmly jammed itself in the undercut flake making the pull round onto the face nearly impossible, once I dumped the rope things eased. Few!
Jonathan Hall - Lead - 23/Apr/10 with Jane Rigby

JRigby - 2nd - 23/Apr/10

Climbed to break, moved right as per instructions, but it all got a bit too bold. Down-climbed stripping gear.
BobPorter - Lead dnf - 26/Sep/09 with Simon

bullwinkle - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/09 with John

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/09

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/09 with andy

skittles - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/08 with will johnson

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

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

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/07

MeMeMe - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/06 with Nick

Chris Davids - 2nd O/S - 30/May/06 with John

cem - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/04 with Rod Strachan, Graham Dolman

Jon Read - Lead - Jul/04 with Graham's Stags

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - May/03 with Stuart Greenall

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2002

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
dunk3607, hirving, gavinpeach, donkster

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