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Belladonna* E1 5c

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[First ascent of Belladonna, Castle Naze,1977, 3 kb]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 35 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

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

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/12

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

will6459 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08 with Sam Crabb

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

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

Voting
Total votes cast 56
hard E20 of 20
E20 of 20
easy E213 of 20
hard E14 of 20
E13 of 20
easy E10 of 20
hard HVS0 of 20
HVS0 of 20
easy HVS0 of 20
hard 6a0 of 17
6a0 of 17
easy 6a0 of 17
hard 5c0 of 17
5c11 of 17
easy 5c6 of 17
hard 5b0 of 17
5b0 of 17
easy 5b0 of 17
3 Stars5 of 19
2 Stars14 of 19
1 Star0 of 19
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Style of ascent

Lead24 of 35 (68.6%)
Followed10 of 35 (28.6%)
Unknown1 of 35 (2.9%)

'Climbed'8 of 35 (22.9%)
clean O/S21 of 35 (60.0%)
clean β2 of 35 (5.7%)
dogged3 of 35 (8.6%)
dnf1 of 35 (2.9%)