Central Climb*** VS 4c
[A view of The Roaches from Central Climb, Hen Cloud, 1 kb]38m, 3 pitches. An old classic finding a sneaky way up the crag's tallest face. 1) 4b, 14m. Shin up the wide crack with difficulty and hidden holds to a hard exit and a stance at the base of the main corner. 2) 4c, 14m. Climb the tough wide groove (OK it's 5a!) past a ledge (stance?) to a bigger picnic-style ledge on the left. 3) 3c, 10m. The groove rightwards, or the one out right (4b). © ROCKFAX
FA. John Laycock 1909

Ticklists: Classic Rock, ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, The 100 Best UK VS routes?, Connoisseur's Classic Rock, Advanced beginner Hen Cloud and Ramshaw, The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Hard Grit history, 100 Western Grit Stars, Darrencabowabo,s hit list, Peak Rock/2/ The Search For Difficulty Begins., Northern (Yorkshire !?) Climbs for a Southerner.

Photo: A view of The Roaches from Central Climb, Hen Cloud © ryansb90
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Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Oct/14

strudles - AltLd O/S - 19/Oct/14 with Leo choi

No idea why this is Top50 in Rockfax, way too much of a struggle. The wide groove in the middle is unpleasant, and, judging by the polish, avoided to the right by many. I didn't but wish I had. In one pitch.
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Jack

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Oct/14

I led p1, Chris led p2. Then, he wanted to do the last pitch of Encouragement, E1 5b, on the right, so I seconded it up there (suffering and pulling on gear).
natalio - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Chris B

Krista - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Mike Peak

brian watson - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/14 with gary watson

Amber Chaloner - 2nd - 27/Sep/14 with Tim Popplestone

Sciguy - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/14 with John Wilson

lead p1 and 2
Martin Bagshaw - AltLd - 13/Sep/14 with Ed Green, Chris CMC

Lead whole route. birthday climb, consolation for being too tired to do bachelor's!
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/14 with Timm Wilson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/14

arthur_de_briton - 2nd - 07/Sep/14 with Alex Pickard

led first two pitches and soloed the top
Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14 with Alex McCann

amccann - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/14

I led pitch one and two. Took a whipper on pitch one and managed it once I had figured the moves out at the top. Great climb.
magicmartin - AltLd β - 04/Sep/14 with Zane Butcher

Mark Warnett - AltLd O/S - Sep/14

Lead the second two pitches, great climbing
gpcomps - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Andrew

My guide book said HS and I thought it seemed a bit tough for that grade. VS seems more like it, nice climb with some pumpy and interesting moves.
frume - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Paul opposite

jwhereat - AltLd - 09/Aug/14

38m, made it in to 4 pitch not 3.. An old classic Shin up the wide crack with hidden holds more of a crack climb but it was good fun big grooves all way up more like a 5a to all 4b,, 4a!! 2rd charlotte ,the day was very hot ..
dean beer - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Charlotte

How easy - Lead - 20/Jul/14

MarkyGee - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Stu Howie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/14

P1
Paul Hy - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Dave L

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 16/Jul/14

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/14

Hoyes - 2nd rpt - 13/Jul/14 with Julian L

Lead in 1 long pitch but I wish to complain. My book said 4b, 4c/5a, 3c. Should be 5a, 4c, 4b. 'Nuff said ! 1st section is desperate, so fell off on 1st attempt. I found the middle section easiest of all, by avoiding the nasty wide corner crack and going up wall on right.
Jules Lane - Lead dog - 13/Jul/14 with Mynydd James

NickyC - AltLd - 11/Jul/14 with Zain Karim

Great adventure. We did it as an alternative to the HVS routes as it was raining heavy when we got there. Feels more like VS than HS as the BMC guide states. There are some awkward offwidth moves on the first 2 pitches but it's easy to find good rests which give time to figure out the sequences. A camalot 5 ended up being very useful on the first 2 pitches. Led all 3 pitches. 4b finish.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with David Shelmerdine

Great climb, felt tougher than the HS grade given in the BMC guide, think Rockfax is closer with VS. Very thrutchy is an understatement!!!
David Shelmerdine - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Gavin Peach

Nice pumpy route
leggy118 - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14

scroobious - 2nd - 15/Mar/14 with Eva Herbst, Rob Law

robgixer - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14

gavster - AltLd - 09/Mar/14 with ruth, rob

Great climb! Seconded the first pitch then lead the next two pitches as one pitch. Big cams required!
Rob Royle - AltLd - 09/Mar/14 with Gav

Ruthie - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Rob Royle, Gavin

Andy.norman - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/14

matt.woodfield - AltLd O/S - 12/Jan/14

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Hidden - 2014

yesbutnobutyesbut - 2014

karl parkes - 2nd - 2014

nj.harris - 2014

RD p1&3
rd20 - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/13 with Kim

Led pitch 2, and took the traverse and up the face option, as I didn't have cams big enough to protect off-width crack, and it was a bit wet, and didn't fancy it. Traverse is easy - it's a ramp (though a bit muddy when I did it, but wall is hard topping out on, but has good holds, and I avoided having to grab grass at the top, as I found a rock edge to grab onto! First pitch is hard even seconding, and the whole climb feels harder than the HS 4c, 4b, 4a the BMC Roaches guide gives it.
kim.mulji - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/13 with PgClimbs

chrisallan - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/13

egg-man - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/13 with John Pickles

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Sep/13

Led P1
Julian Prieto - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Viorel Chicu, Alan Blanchflower

Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 22/Sep/13 with Julian Prieto, Viskii Chicu

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/13

As one big pitch.
James Oakes - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Gareth Hooson

Lead pitch 1 &2
jack01 - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Duncan

NM: p1 & 2 MJMS: p2
Nordie_matt - AltLd - 04/Sep/13 with Matt JM Stevens

Lead first pitch, VS 4c in the BMC guide.
Eddie1234 - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/13 with John Bish

Fraser hill-casey - Lead - 02/Sep/13 with Jen 'Banksy' Banks

Jen 'Banksy' Banks - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/13 with Fraser

lead 2nd and 3rd pitch
John Bish - AltLd - 02/Sep/13 with Eddie Roebuck

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/13

P1+3 - Nice, steady warm-up
Climbster - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Matt

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/13

gorgeous....led P1 and P3
rockmaverick - AltLd - Sep/13 with Ian Ackerley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/13

1st & 3rd
willson - AltLd - 29/Aug/13 with Wills

Did in 2 pitches. Awkward start onto ledge, didn't bother with the next crack but went up the slab( easy on 2nd but I'd never do on the lead). Eases considerably towards the top.
wishicud climbHVS - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/13 with Big Fat Dan

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

gavster - Lead - 16/Aug/13 with kev

mapperley samurai - 2nd - 16/Aug/13 with Gavin Pownall

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/13

moose ridd - AltLd - 15/Aug/13 with M.Sadler

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13

Second section is a real thrutch but once you find the hidden holds deep inside the right hand wall it's sorted. Oh and a number six Camelot would help which I didn't have.
stokienomad - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with Tim Starkey

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Aug/13

Excellent climb waited a few years to do this one!!!
dannyevos - 09/Aug/13 with Rick Clapham

Chalky Cat - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Dom

Some good old-fashioned thrutching. There may be hidden holds in the cracks, but it's more fun without them! Probably not VS
Nick Russell - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Simon

WillCass - AltLd - 07/Jul/13 with Monika

HAJ Francis - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/13

led pitch 1 & 3 didnt think was worth top 50 1st pitch was good but the rest wasnt really very nice climbing
shaunhumphreys - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/13 with Jem

J1PEF - 04/Jul/13 with beds

Found 1st pitch harder than 2nd. Finished up 4B pitch.
beds74 - Lead - 04/Jul/13 with Jon Peffer

danJBA - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/13 with Ross

annaEM - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Chris Wallis

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

HassenBali - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Chris C

TRFrost - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with D. Gledson

I lead p2. All really good on a perfect evening.
David_Gledson - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Tom

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/13

Nick Rundall - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Jon Taylor

annak - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Lee Harrison

Led first and second pitches as one single pitch. Fought my way up the first pitch only to almost be spat out of the second pitch. Failed to climb the second pitch from within the crack so bridged around it instead. Felt much easier this way.
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Anna Kennedy

sputnik - Lead rpt - 26/May/13

Direct finish, very good and looks to be far better than the green gully, although others may prefer that..
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with liv_the_div

Fun route, awkward squeeze on pitch 2
Goodstuff - AltLd O/S - 26/May/13

Metalbear - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with John James McEvoy

Hidden - AltLd - 19/May/13

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

tradguy - AltLd O/S - 05/May/13 with philippa wiffen

Shaw Brown - Lead - 05/May/13 with Judith Neaves

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/13

Hidden - AltLd RP - 30/Apr/13

johnself1603 - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/13

thomaspomfrett - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Joe Callaghan

Paraicj - 2nd β - 21/Apr/13

Amazing climbing - hidden holds everywhere on the first pitch as the guide suggests.
ellmang - Lead - 21/Apr/13

Guy Wilson - 19/Apr/13 with Plum

mark4344 - AltLd rpt - 19/Apr/13 with Matt Payne

Me Pitch 1 and Mark P pitch 2 and 3.
cheeky - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/13 with Mark Philipson

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Debbie B

gazfellows - AltLd - 06/Apr/13 with Nic, Billy

madasten - AltLd - 06/Apr/13 with Nicola, Gaz

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Apr/13

Cheated after the ledge above the first stance -- hold is polished -- so instead did precarious crawling traverse right along the ledge and up to the slab below the second stance.
mchonofsky - AltLd dnf - 03/Apr/13

Lead p2.
jacobjacob - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/13

chris ginge - Lead - 2013

kabutsu - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Andy Chadwick - 2013

Hidden - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

fifth - 2013

Hidden - 2nd - 2013

Led the first pitch clean on second attempt, but rain set in and abbed off the first belay point.
gsavell - Lead dnf - 24/Nov/12 with Liam Carter

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Nov/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/12

Led first two pitches. Great gear. Good view of the roaches from the belay ledges.
MichaelGallimore - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Andy Hawkins

climbingpixie - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Andy

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

rikbattye - Lead rpt - 13/Oct/12

Led P2+P3
Ant Man Bee - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Charles Moreton

led p1
cem - AltLd rpt - 22/Sep/12 with Paul Bolton

Found P2 very hard, but managed it. P1 was interesting too. P3 I took the direct route (4b).
lanc23 - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/12

riddle - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Yasmina

Harsh. I left some skin there. P3 by the left widening crack.
Maciekman - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with John

Darrell Read - AltLd - 01/Sep/12 with Oliver Mentz

Lead 1&2 as one.
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 19/Aug/12 with Steve Lunt

Chris Hind - AltLd - 07/Aug/12 with ash

Johnywilks - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/12

ash longreach - AltLd - Aug/12 with Chris Hind

EPIC. Lead first pitch. Rain. James followed abseiled for gear on Direct. J25 lead second pitch. I followed though & managed to get to top before rain and hail set in. Others got soaked on belay...
Alex Thompson - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/12 with James Williamson, JonnyO

Lead p2 then got soaked by a heavy shower as Alex lead p3. Great climb but more suited to a summers day when the weather is nice!
J25 - AltLd - 29/Jul/12 with Alex Thompson

james.f.williamson - 2nd - 29/Jul/12 with Jonny, Alex

demarcation86 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Paul

B did 1 and 3, I did 2 and 4 The crack on P2 was horrible - polished, green slimey. The delicate finger traverse and up was lovely
climbingxcat - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/12 with Brian

Lead pitch 1&2 (couple of preplaced cams on pitch 2 from gillys go) Got passed P2's crux by pulling up on the big edge and arete of the right side of the groove rather than squeezing into it
Morwood - AltLd - 24/Jul/12 with gillywillyhoo

gillywillyhoo - AltLd - 24/Jul/12 with James Morwood

Daymo - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Len Oakes

Different Steve - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Jason, Eddie Webster

jasonpm - AltLd - 22/Jul/12 with Eddie Webster, Steve IMC

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/12

will randall - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with sarah

givemetea - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/12 with Fiona

Clean lead of 2nd pitch & did the "fingery traverse for thrill swelter" but more because I found the off width hard. Definitely needed bigger gear! Fell of the first pitch on second several times, embarrasingly!
Fiona McFarlane - AltLd - Jun/12 with Ros MCkendry

TM_Horton - AltLd O/S - 04/May/12 with webby

peaker16 - Lead - 02/May/12

A bit of a thrutch, I led the second pitch and ran it together with the third.
Theeni - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/12

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/12

Ross.Cooper - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Becky Butcher, Harry Yarrow

Lead P1
yarrow - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Becky B, Ross.Cooper

beckybutcher91 - AltLd - 26/Feb/12 with Ross Cooper, Harry Yarrow

ross brinson - Lead - 28/Jan/12

1 and 3 - First time on the Hen =)
shafiq lalloo - AltLd O/S - 14/Jan/12 with timmyhobby

timmyhobby - AltLd - 14/Jan/12 with shafiq

Darron - 2012

A Downing - 2012

davidtrelawnyross - 2012

alan moore - 2012

Stewart Armstrong - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 12/Dec/11

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Dec/11

Anthony Dixon - 13/Nov/11

Waas green - only led 2nd pitch
Alan Dixon - AltLd O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Anthony Dixon

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/11

Bit of a shock when I thought this route was 4a as stated in the old guidebook we were using.
nickstephens - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/11 with Nancy Jones

asmith37 - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/11 with Dave Rose

P1+3
mark20 - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/11

p2
bigdrew - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Mark R

3rd pitch 4b
Ade7 - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Stewart

BW - 1st and 3rd pitches. SP - 2nd pitch. If there's ever a choice between thrutching up a wide crack or fine exposed moves on a wall - I'd take the latter (as here on p2)
Steve J P - AltLd - 02/Oct/11 with BW

sp 2nd pitch, bw 1st and 3rd
Bernie Wylde - AltLd - 02/Oct/11 with sp

Keir did 1st and 3rd pitches - I did 2nd (crux) - although failed to make it up main route and went up wall to left of crack - more exposed (?HVS) but better hand & foot holds for someone of my hight (4c?)
danny269 - AltLd - 02/Oct/11 with Keir

ross brinson - Lead - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/11

Led final pitch only. Avoided the 2nd pitch groove and climbed the face to the right.
Dux - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Andy Smith

Felix Ottey - 2nd - 24/Sep/11

sputnik - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/11 with Mrs Z

c00kie - 2nd - 21/Sep/11 with Gavin

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/11

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

I led the first and 3rd pitches. Not sure why this is regarded as being one of the top 50 by Western Grit. The second pitch involves a thrutch which is anything but enjoyable.
Allan FW - AltLd - 03/Sep/11 with Ken

antonymcphillips - AltLd - Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/11

Lead 1st and 3rd Pitches
johnnyboulton - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Simon Hills

c00kie - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Leander

sputnik - Lead - 21/Aug/11 with Mrs Z

gd303uk - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Alisingo

gingerwolf - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/11

Good stances.
Ash_Johnson - Lead O/S - Aug/11

saraw - 2nd dog - Aug/11 with rikbattye

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/11

mol - AltLd - 30/Jul/11 with Jesse

I led first pitch and third pitch, Dan led second pitch. The first pitch was good there are plenty of places for gear and a good combination of hold, jamming and smearing. The second pitch was surprisingly simple, the secret was to keep tight into teh crack and almost bridge up. The third pitch is nice and easy. Great climb.
Johnny B Diggerman - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Dan L

stronglikebear - AltLd - 27/Jul/11 with Johnny B Diggerman

Dan Geh - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/11 with dan geh

Ran the first two pitches together. Tim led the final pitch.
joemallia - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Tim Rolfe

Joe did first 2 pitches in one, I finished the route.
Fat Tim - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Joe Mallia

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/11

pitch 2. easy to by pass the offwidths on the whole route by using crimps on the side walls. cheating?
benkelsey - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Chris Kelsey

D J Williams - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11 with adnam

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Mel

CurlyStevo - AltLd - Jul/11 with Kevin

Rach p1&3, me p2. The combination of off-widthing and smearing on polish on p2 made me feel like I was about to throw up. Rach found the cheaty diversion out to the right, but I convinced her she'd missed the best bit of the climb, so she asked to be lowered back down to take it on. After successfully tackling the off-width, I could see she also had that perfect balance of feeling utterly sick and utterly satisfied. The third pitch out to the right was more awkward than it looks, with holds just not quite in the right place/angle.
treg - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Rachel

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11

PhilCartwright - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Liam Brown

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/11

Led P1
Jonathan Hall - AltLd - 28/Apr/11 with Will Ward, Jane Rigby

Tamati - AltLd O/S - Apr/11

JRigby - AltLd - Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/11

Matt_L_Robinson - Lead - 12/Mar/11 with alex

Betha. - 2nd dog - 29/Jan/11 with Neil D

Neil D - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Beth Hodgett

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/11 with PeteH

Nick ran it all together.
PeteH - 2nd O/S - 21/Jan/11 with Nick

Hidden - 2011

adie84 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

JEP - 2011

Jim Walton - 2011

PAJames - 2011

birdie num num - 2011

Sean Kelly - 2011

MHutch - 2011

pasbury - 2011

Tobias at Home - 2011

Tobias at Home - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

adie84 - 2011

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead β - 2011

Hidden - 2011

jimmys - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Markus

Urhg.
hcooper - 2nd - 16/Oct/10 with John Proctor

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/10

The "crux" on pitch 2 was fairly straightforward, but I was repulsed by the first pitch. I think this is because I wasn't using my feet enough. Succeeded on attempt 2.
JdotP - Lead dog - 16/Oct/10 with Hereward Cooper

my buddy had trouble leading it, so I solo'd it with the rope attached and bought him up after me. Good line, really enjoyable.
Spidermunkie - Solo O/S - 13/Oct/10

lazybones - Lead O/S - Oct/10 with Helen Jones

Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Andy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/10

Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/10

Lead in one pitch, some good moves but a fair bit of walking along ledges. Got lost at the top and had to reverse and then traverse left, though the right-hand finish felt a little more interesting.
CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Stephen Fey

Led P2. A challenging climb. Would like to go back and lead P1 & 3
gary.barr - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/10 with Ally Singleton

Multi pitch route, Tom lead all pitches, done at 7 in the morning! Very cold!
ianslade - 2nd β - 19/Sep/10 with Tom Greenwood

Some good moves, but a lot of walking along ledges and scrambling to get to the next few good moves. I got a little confused on where the final pitch went as i had forgot what the guidebook said when i got there.
catblack - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Andy Barker

hapymike - Lead - 09/Sep/10

Avoided the groove on the 2nd pitch by walking carefully around to the right, risking a nasty swing back to the left, but protecting it with a small friend placed with difficulty at feet level.
lostinmidlands - Lead dog - 05/Sep/10 with nil4e

done as one pitch
hotfeet - Lead - 04/Sep/10 with Alex Pond

Garron - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10

b.hayley - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with alfredo

In the wet
markfairbank - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Ian Moore

First climb of the day and I found the initial crack a bit of wake up! Climbed the first two pitches as one; Ken did the 4b version of the final pitch which adds some pretty good exposure. Found the groove on the second pitch a bit of thrutch but it was easier for me as I'm short and flexible; cheval move to get a high foot on the crucial smear.
climbinmunkey - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Ken

Completed Pitch 1 clean, then it rained
alisonsmigova - AltLd dnf - 21/Aug/10

eazyclimbing - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with hoppo

Mark Salter - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Gareth Lewis

Lead pitches 1 and 3. Pitch 1 quite awkward and tricky.
samcook - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Luke Randall

A true traditional thrutch! An impressive lead from sam on the awkward first pitch, which deserves VS in its own right. The second pitch felt like HVD 5a!
lrandall - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Sam Cook

Ceridwen - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Andy

Nexonen - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Ceri

feilx - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/10

Disappointing. Two awkward polished corners then a path to the top.
Alex Winter - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with J. Iles-Smith

jiles - AltLd dog - 23/Jul/10 with Alex Winter

PanzerHanzler - 2nd rpt - 17/Jul/10 with Simon Chandler

Me Pitches 1 and 2 Jon Gill Pitch 3
JWB - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Jon Gill

john lead 1st and 2nd pitch in the dry and i lead the 3rd pitch in the pooring rain and very strong winds!
jon_gill1 - AltLd rpt - 17/Jul/10 with john beardmore

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jul/10

Climbed with Ali. Lead first then seconded after. Good Dry but breezy conditions.
rowanrs - Lead β - 11/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/10

lead 1st and 3rd pitches - first multi pitch and first climb with double ropes
Jimbo79 - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/10

Lead P1, seconded other two definately 4c first pitch
gingerwolf - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jul/10

Bex_M - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Duncan Dunbar

Hidden - AltLd dog - 03/Jul/10

Attempted after having difficuly with The Arete..! Got up first pitch with a bit of a struggle, though not quite as bad as it looks (hidden holds). Set up belay using an abundance of hexes and let second lead next pitch. He got to the awkward off-width crack, tried several moves and came back. Two of us had a go and couldn't get it, so abbed off a small thread.
Stuart Hurworth - AltLd dnf - Jul/10 with Tom Kimber

LittleClimbingMaria - 29/Jun/10

big si did 1st pitch, i did 2nd and ian finished with the 3rd pitch. Nice route with interest throughout!
jon_gill1 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/10 with ian, big Si

joe1979 - Lead - 26/Jun/10

me, mark, me. hard for the grade
becster - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Mark Day

donkster - AltLd rpt - 19/Jun/10 with DaveNW

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10

Rampikino - Lead - 19/Jun/10 with Cat

Me-P2 J-P1/P3. P2 is just plain crack wriggling until you can get high enough to reach the top or get your foot up. That's quite a lot of wriggling for me. The hole in my knee will testify to that. Thought P1 was the nicest pitch.
Batt - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/10 with James Hoyes

Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/10 with Rachel B

djking1983 - AltLd - 10/Apr/10 with Rich Brammall

Bram - AltLd - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Apr/10

Good thrutching up first crack. Great to climb full height of the face.
manwithacam - Lead - 03/Apr/10 with Sarah

Hidden - AltLd dog - 10/Mar/10

alancash100 - Lead - 2010

GF - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/09

Climbing in the snow, not as fun as it sounds. Extreemly cold. Couldn't feel fingers so had to guess if the holds were any good.TD ended up prussiking up rope on 2nd pitch.
ben comery - AltLd dog - 17/Dec/09 with Tom D

A bit of a brutal struggle, but an enjoyable one!
Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09 with Tim

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Oct/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Oct/09

sgl0jd - 08/Oct/09

igneouscarl - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/09 with Robert Jones

Good fun, 1st pitch felt the toughest.
Silum - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/09 with Carl

Led p2
KevB - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/09 with Steve P

led in one big pitch rope drag wasn't a problem though with well extended runners and twin ropes. Didn't really expect it to be a traditional, found hard for a VS, especially the wide groove on the 2nd pitch (maybe i should have used the holds out right on the alternative line?)
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Phil Baxter

bridget143 - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Lindy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/09

Thanks to Ken Wilson and Flexibility Boy I had to do this climb, but I won't say that I enjoyed it! About as Classic as it gets. Led pitch 2. Needed a bit of tusking.
JiveWeasel - AltLd - 11/Sep/09 with Mrs Weasel

A bit overly classic for my liking. Led pitches 1 and 3.
Mrs Weasel - AltLd - 11/Sep/09 with JiveWeasel

rachelwheatcroft - 2nd - 10/Sep/09 with Marvino

Boy - Sep/09 with Ben Heason

MikeB1 - AltLd - Sep/09

lead pitches 1 and 2.
cooper leek - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/09 with crucko

Only lead 3rd pitch so will have to come back and do this one again. Had much fun on pitch 2 before finding a way up past the off width crack! Big Eric was a must on this pitch!!!
markblair - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/09 with Alison Dixon

martin one - AltLd - 16/Aug/09 with dave knight

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Andrew

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/09

jonka - 2nd - Aug/09 with sean

Lots of thrutching invovled on pitch 2!
chri55ie - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09 with Mike Hough

mike_hough_uk - 2nd - 18/Jul/09 with chri55ie

Rested on first pitch a few times whilst working it out. Had a few goes at second pitch but couldn't do it. Martin took over and cracked it after a few attempts. Rest of the climb was pleasant.
Alaric - AltLd dog - 12/Jul/09 with Martin

1 - PC, 2 - MO (really difficult move getting past the crack), 3 - PC
smolders - AltLd - 12/Jul/09 with Alaric

liamoloughlin - Lead - 05/Jul/09

craig d - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Mick Fox

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/09

Mike Roach - AltLd - 13/Jun/09 with Wilson To

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

Jon Read - Solo - 03/Jun/09 with Mark Sharrat & Andi Turner

deklan - AltLd - Jun/09 with dad

Chris Sansum - AltLd rpt - 23/May/09 with Gary Lewin

Rained half up, continued & finished
Frostie - Lead O/S - May/09 with Nick Andrews

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 14/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/09

Didn't seem like a 5a move in the crack. VS 4b imo. Fine Route, took the right hand crack at the top.
joe larner - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Mar/09

keith leonard - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

dmowens44 - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

joshen - AltLd O/S - 2009

wilkie14c - 2009

crag_hopper_Jay - Lead O/S - 2009 with Andy Peters

nice classic climb, nice polished "footsteps"
richardhopton - AltLd O/S - 16/Nov/08 with AndyM-LVB

Lead 2nd pitch
AndyM-LVB - AltLd rpt - 16/Nov/08 with Richard Hopton

Stuart Wildman - AltLd O/S - 08/Nov/08

Mike W - Solo rpt - Nov/08

Hidden - Lead - Nov/08

Did in two pitches. The first crack is not too bad once you're into the mix, though where are these internal holds - I found one? The 'awkward second' is really tricky, though not exposed. I had to employ a ridiculous arse and footing technique, sitting on the smear face and hardly using my hands at all, until getting high enough to switch around. The top is fine. Either the chimney or the crack, both the same difficulty in my view.
jimorothy - Lead - 18/Oct/08 with Rachel Crolla

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/08

A much needed and bloody good day out
ClaireS - 2nd - 12/Oct/08 with Matt Reynolds

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/08

James Marshall - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Hidden - 31/Aug/08

dave o - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Julia H

Hidden - 2nd dog - 24/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Aug/08

AndyM-LVB - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Brendan Ferguson

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/08

tobydunford - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/08 with Lisa Paling

lisapaling - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/08 with Toby Dunford

brew_guru - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/08

gets HS 4a in old guide, thought it felt bloody hard!! led pitches 1 & 4. pitch 2 is a bugger.
Milne - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Steve poole

Darrel - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Terry Milne

BigToe - AltLd - 13/Jul/08 with Milne

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/08

areeves - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Ben

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/08

Adrian P1 & P3, Me P2. Third pitch did central climb direct 4b in error, thus making it harder for ourselves! Very windy, hex's blew in the wind.
hellboundblr - AltLd - 22/Jun/08 with Adrian Goldstraw

HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/08 with Ben Thynne

Led first and third pitches- really nice climb- seeped in history! Almost did it in Black and White!
Twisty - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Byron Buck

Strange climbing but fun. Very historical!
Byronius Maximus - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Alex Twist

Goose4 - Lead O/S - Jun/08 with Roscoe Hart

Hidden - AltLd dog - 31/May/08

Pete Horn - 31/May/08 with Gerard

Pitch 2 very thrutchy. crack too big for no 4 camalot.
mark4344 - AltLd O/S - 30/May/08 with michel schonewille

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 29/May/08 with George Marchant

Mike led P1&3, I led P2
Misha - AltLd O/S - 05/May/08 with Mike D

MD - AltLd - 03/May/08 with Misha

dprctr - 2nd β - May/08 with Tom Ireson

A rather ordinary climb. 3 star classic (eh?)
Jim Slater - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Alan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/08

We didnt do the second pitch clean - both tried it and I ended up climbing the short technical wall to the right of the bulge to gain the belay stance.
jeffb - AltLd dog - 26/Apr/08 with andy c

@ndy - AltLd - 26/Apr/08

Alan first pitch, Jim the second, I took the third. Awkward move on the second pitch, interesting climbing but only worth two stars at best.
rob wmc - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Alan & Jim

Led all pitches
tom.ireson - Lead O/S - Mar/08

Felt more like Servere climbing with some awkward HS 4b moves than a three star VS Classic.
Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Tanya Savage

first pitch steep smooth jamming, then quite trad
Tanya Savage - 2nd - 17/Feb/08 with Neil Pacey

snakebite - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/08 with Sarah Secker

Hidden - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 2008

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Nov/07

Awesome climb on gorgeous morning. First multipitch. Views of hang-glider from belay point. Some slightly awkward balancey body jamming.
jameswbrae - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/07 with Emma Ross (leading) & Patrick Von Glenn

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

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Nov/07

RMAS
Theeni - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07

Somerset swede basher - AltLd O/S - 19/Oct/07 with Sarah Stirling

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Oct/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Oct/07

Lead all pitches. Climbed it before, 11 years ago?
galpinos - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/07 with Emily

BallsofBritishSteel - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/07 with Charles

MeMeMe - AltLd - 09/Sep/07 with Andy and Simon

Led p 1, 2 & 4
cem - AltLd rpt - 09/Sep/07 with Rob Truckle

scullymammoth - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with Rob

p1,p2 - awkward thrutchy p2
lithos - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/07

trevor macalonan - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Tim

I led 3rd pitch. Crack on first pitch seemed like the crux and sucumbed to fierce thrutching! Managed to climb the second pitch delicately and the top pitch was nice.
adamscottthomas - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Oliver Mentz and Nick Lambert

31770 - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Nick Lambert, adamscottthomas

timharrison - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/07 with Trevor Macalonan

C.J.Horsfield - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/07 with tom boyle

1st pitch me, 2nd jonah, 3rd carl
tomboyle - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/07 with horsi

two sets of off width cracks 1st & 2nd pitches. 4b right crack climbed on thrd pitch.
Strange little creature - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/07 with Scott Cramp

Led 2nd and 3rd pitches as one
tatz45 - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/07 with Mark Boden

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/07

DanT - AltLd dog - 28/Jul/07 with Ian Silvester

Dan Leach - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Tom Bellfield

One fall on the second move before lowering and doing a clean complete ascent
tom - Lead RP - 27/Jul/07 with Dan Leach

Led the 1st pitch.
PanzerHanzler - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/07 with Tom

ebunick - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/07 with Jez

Led 3rd pitch.
CharlieC - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/07 with Jez and Nick

mic_b - Lead - 07/Jul/07 with Jose

deejmonkey - AltLd - 07/Jul/07 with Andy D

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/07

Led all 3 pitches after Maria backed off each one in turn (including falling on my "Big Bertha" Camalot on Pitch 1). I found Pitch 1 very awkward - saved by a fist jam at the top and desperate thrutching. Pitch 2 was another thrutch facing rightwards. Both very memorable. Belayed beside Barry (who was on K2) on the top and just as Maria topped out the heavens opened and all hell let loose. Had to rescue Heather with a top rope - she was screaming her head off. Very exciting. Finished off with Hartington ale and chips at the Travellers.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/07 with Maria Goggin

With Reuben and Adam to give Reuben some multipitch practice
towdman - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Reuben Armitage

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Dan Halperin

davek - 2nd - 19/Apr/07 with Duncan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/07

Charles - AltLd - 18/Apr/07 with Mike WhiteHurst, Tom Fox

P1
chrisrogers - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Steve R

Very nice 'mountain' style route. Offwidth on the 2nd pitch was fun. Thrutching skills an advantage!
Chris Sansum - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with John Robb

Into two pitches, led both
Danos - Lead - Apr/07 with Ed

what a struggle nearly snapped my leg trying to pull my foot high enough to reach a foothold on the second pitch
lewisl - AltLd O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Russ

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/07

Hidden - AltLd - Mar/07

2nd on 1st 2 pitches lead on 3rd.
DannyK - Lead O/S - 2007 with pep

timmy-ts - 2007

Steve Banham - Lead - 2007

Hidden - 2007

First pitch was hard, second and third were a bit of a walk.
perfectlynormalbeast - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Tom Lambert

Harder than expected, a good climb tho.
Whitt - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/06 with Tom and Mark

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 10/Sep/06

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 08/Aug/06

Led pitches 1 and 3
Caralynh - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Nick Smith

jonnyboy - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Tom C

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/06

tallsop - AltLd - 06/Aug/06 with alex

TomHaigh - AltLd O/S - Aug/06 with Paul Winders

rilem - AltLd - 29/Jul/06 with Ian W

bigphil - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Toby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/06

Mike Turner - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Dave White

Led the second pitch. Used my hands to pull my foot up to a hold at waist height making the pitch much easier. Long, bendy legs rock!
Marvino - AltLd - 02/Jul/06 with steve

John HW - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/06 with Cath

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/06

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jun/06

Feckin brilliant! And actually quite bloomin' ard!
Harry The Owl - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/06 with Jon Hobbs

The last pitch is best, but also easyest, first pitch is very polished at bottom where numerous people try before giving up. P1 SW, P2 RG P3 Me
krikoman - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/06 with 1_Steve Wood, Rick Graham

I led third pitch
Mike Lee - AltLd - 09/Jun/06 with & Steve

In trainers, as I forgot me slippers - hardcore.
Jon Read - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/06 with Debs

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 02/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/06

Stig - AltLd rpt - 05/May/06 with Jonathan Teale

Mike W - Lead O/S - May/06

Last route of a quality bank holiday weekend trip.
Ram MkiV - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/06 with Alex

i lead first, third and fourth pitch. great traditional climbing through and through.
Alex Mason - AltLd - 15/Apr/06 with Steve Ramsden

First crack is tricky near the top, I edged round to the left and went over that way. The second pitch I found fine, making full use of the friction given by the chimney! Zara led the final pitch easily.
EG - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/06 with Zara

jonnybull - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Russ

studly84 - Lead O/S - 22/Dec/05 with thomas poulton

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Sep/05

Si dH - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/05 with Dan Jaeggi

AC 1+3rd oitch
AngelaC - AltLd - 27/Aug/05 with Dieter Cole

maybe_si - Lead O/S - Aug/05

Stig - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/05 with Farmer Mark

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/05 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/05 with victim of mathematics

leon - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Amanda Skeldon

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jun/05

My Lead To Stance Passed Crux On Pitch 2
OffshoreAndy - AltLd - 28/May/05 with Steve Mount

Led Ps 1&3.
Andy Clarke - AltLd O/S - 21/May/05 with Rob

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/May/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/05

kenneM - Lead - May/05 with Beck Dark

Brilliant a true classic rock route
A Crook - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/05 with Dom Stockton

mark s - 2005

Skell - Lead O/S - 2005 with Steve

Darragh - 2005

Kyuzo - 2nd O/S - Nov/04 with Bernard Lam

Danhan - AltLd - 09/Sep/04 with Steve

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/04

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/04

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 21/Aug/04 with Phillipa Beale

Hopevalleypaul - AltLd - 31/Jul/04 with Mike C

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 19/Jun/04 with Nicola Pettit

ChrisBrooke - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/04 with John Inkpen

James B - 30/May/04

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/04

Led P2
will_benfold - AltLd O/S - May/04 with Dan B, Gaelle

Coel Hellier - Lead - 2004

George Ormerod - AltLd O/S - 19/Oct/03 with Roger

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Aug/03

Rod led the hard bottom 2 pitches
Stevie_R - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/03 with rod

shona lead first and third pitches
ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/03 with Shona D'arcy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/03

The first pitch was a desperate thrutchfest, that finally yielded on the second attempt - which would probably have been smoother (although less of a spectator sport) if I'd had some larger gear with me (and wouldn't have required me to experiment with stacked hexes).
jim_randell - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/03 with PS, DG

1st pitch sustained. 2nd pitch awkward & hard move. Led middle section(s) (p2-3?)
Alaric - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/03 with Isabel B

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/03

Led p4
cem - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/03 with Rod Strachan

Sankey - AltLd - 07/Jun/03 with Rich + Offwidth

Hidden - AltLd - 31/May/03

Cake - AltLd O/S - 31/May/03 with Matt

JohnHutch - AltLd - 03/May/03 with Phil, L

Mark Collins - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/03 with Neil Henson

First pitch was a struggle. I think this climb is a bit overrated.
Neil Henson - AltLd - 02/Mar/03 with Mark Collins

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/03 with Al reaney

Chesh - Lead - 2003 with Mash

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2003

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 2003 with John Nesbitt

eduardo - Lead O/S - 2003 with Lee Cadman

Hidden - 2003

five - AltLd O/S - 17/Aug/02 with TW

Hidden - Lead - Aug/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/02

Phil West - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/02 with Shaun Walby

shaun walby - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/02 with Phil West

FrankW - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/02 with Joe

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 2002 with Carmen

Stone Muppet - 2002

M
petekeron - Lead O/S - 2002

Hedley - AltLd O/S - 17/Nov/01 with Ken Binsley

Hidden - 2001

smudge - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/00 with Pete Ramshaw

Howard J - AltLd rpt - 08/Aug/00 with Liz Sell

MontyH - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/00 with Andy Lawrance

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/00 with Joe Thompson

tlr - Lead - 2000

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2000 with Laura

Hidden - 2000

bullybones - 2000

marcoleptic - AltLd - 2000 with Gaz Haynes

runestone - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/99

rocktigger - AltLd O/S - 1999 with chopper

rlrs - AltLd - 1999

Hidden - 1999

Simonfarfaraway - AltLd - 1999 with Steve Hastings

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 1999 with Dick Hanson

Dom Whillans - 1999

mjeffery - 1999

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Aug/98

barney@helmshore - 2nd - 28/Sep/97 with simon

Hidden - AltLd dog - 21/Sep/97

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - Apr/97 with Richard Bower

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/97

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Apr/96

brady - AltLd - 1996 with John Cameron

rurp - Lead O/S - 1996

Howard J - 2nd - 01/Aug/95 with Mike Higginbotham

Duncan Bourne - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/94 with The Captain

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/94

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 1994 with helen gibson

Tony Buckley - AltLd - Sep/93 with Robert Clark

grazedandconfused - Lead - 1993 with harriet amos

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 02/Aug/92 with David Hope

stokienomad - AltLd - 10/Jul/92 with Dave Mountford

andrew300169 - Solo - 03/Apr/92 with Tim Jason

WB - 1992

Hidden - AltLd - 1992

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Aug/91

whispering nic - Lead - 29/Jun/91 with noj

SimonN - Lead - 28/Apr/91

malc - AltLd - 23/Aug/90

Roget - Solo O/S - 22/May/90

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/90

Hidden - AltLd - 1990

phardman - 1990

Steve Lenartowicz - 1990

Richard Weller - AltLd - 29/Jul/89 with john sanders

Yourlead - Lead - Sep/88 with Ric Gregory

dodders - AltLd - 20/Jun/88 with Dick Hargreaves

Make pigs ear of 1st pitch.
Iain Thow - Lead - 06/May/87 with Steve Ball

2nd: Ian Lefevre. 1987?
Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - 1987

Hidden - Lead - 24/Aug/86

Howard J - 2nd - 22/Jul/86

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/86

Ian Archer - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/86 with Tony Green

Babika - AltLd - Jun/84 with Fred Cochrane

First pitch only.
Simon2005 - Lead O/S - 1984 with Jude

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/83

nigehughes - Lead - May/83 with Colin Griffin

Climbed before but no recorded date (70's)
David Smith - Lead - 09/Oct/82

Nigel Coe - AltLd - 04/Apr/81 with Steve Portnoi

MikeDowsett - AltLd - 1981 with Jon Sharpe

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/80

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1980

Chris Craggs - 1980

Hammy - AltLd - 09/Jul/79 with Jonathon Stacey

Nigel Bond - Lead - 09/Dec/78 with Martin Crosby

babymoac - 26/Jun/77

rogerskews - AltLd - 1975 with Various

Was severe in those days. Gave good value for the grade!
Rog Wilko - Lead - May/71 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead - 1971

mikej - Lead - 17/Jun/70 with Stewart Grant

tapley - AltLd - 31/Aug/69 with Dave Hearnshaw

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VS92 of 132
easy VS13 of 132
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HS1 of 132
easy HS0 of 132
hard 5a0 of 129
5a2 of 129
easy 5a6 of 129
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4c68 of 129
easy 4c11 of 129
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