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En Rappel** HVS 5a

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16m. Mantel up the left-hand side of the front face, linking ledges, move right up to a slabby groove and climb this to more ledges. Escape up the chimney away on the right. A direct finish above the groove is better but harder, though still 5a. © ROCKFAX
FA. Arthur Burns (Blizzard Buttress) 1927 Direct Finish, Joe Brown 1961

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Staffordshire Grit Challenge - Brown-Whillans Day Out.

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This climb is in 26 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Quite a contrast to the usual Brown Willans routes
monsteratt - Lead O/S - 07/Dec/13 with Nick Whimster, Andrew Abraham

Nice route, not a lot of gear at the start . . .
Andrew Abraham - 2nd O/S - 07/Dec/13 with Nick Whimster, Clement Attwood

Climbster - 2nd β - 31/Aug/13 with Ian

Pretty steady at the grade, just a bit necky to start.
Bloke on a Rope - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Matt

andi turner - AltLd - 22/Jul/13 with pete bridgwood

R0bbie - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/13 with leighn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

very dirty in places, made it feel even bolder today than it would with a bit more traffic.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Jim

Brown - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with Andy R

sambosanquet101 - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Martin Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jul/12

keith leonard - 2011

Very bold first section- much harder with rucksack!
Twisty - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Byron Buck

Byronius Maximus - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Alex Twist

manwithacam - Lead - 01/Apr/08 with Alex

mark s - Lead - 29/Sep/07 with andi t

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

dan gibson - 2000

Roget - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/92

Roget - 2nd O/S - 26/May/90 with jim

dodders - 2nd - 20/Jun/88

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/86

Nigel Bond - Lead - 20/May/84 with Charlie Leverton

Mark Kemball - 15/Feb/84

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 21/Sep/82 with Andy Chadwick

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1980

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Voting
Total votes cast 15
hard E10 of 5
E10 of 5
easy E10 of 5
hard HVS1 of 5
HVS4 of 5
easy HVS0 of 5
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VS0 of 5
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hard 5b0 of 5
5b0 of 5
easy 5b0 of 5
hard 5a0 of 5
5a1 of 5
easy 5a3 of 5
hard 4c0 of 5
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 26 (7.7%)
Lead10 of 26 (38.5%)
Followed8 of 26 (30.8%)
Alt Leads2 of 26 (7.7%)
Unknown4 of 26 (15.4%)

'Climbed'14 of 26 (53.8%)
clean O/S10 of 26 (38.5%)
clean β1 of 26 (3.8%)
clean rpt1 of 26 (3.8%)