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Surprise** VS 4c

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14m. The flaky crack leads leftwards to tricky moves to pass the neb. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 85 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

jiles - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Alice Travers

quickdrawmcraw - Lead - 27/Jul/14 with liz osbourn

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jul/14

timjones - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Simon Hirst

Simonj - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with tim jones

MTL - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/14 with Donnie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/14

sus - 2nd - 07/Jun/14

PeteWilson - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Bob

MikeLeeds - 2nd - 18/Jul/13 with Clive Greenwood

CharlieMack - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Bicky

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/13

Followed Marissa up this route, didn't get sucked into the top of the block by staying more left than the lead
jennifers87 - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Marissa Earnshaw

I didn't have a cam big enough to protect the top moves around the block and spent a long time faffing with hexes. Got pumped and rested.
leeds_belle - Lead dog - 12/Jul/13 with Jen Shaftoe

Down climbed after lead, before crux. Seconded with no problems.
Guyinsas - 2nd RP - 26/Jun/13

Clay C - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Elliot

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

tsl42 - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/13 with David Fountain

Frank the Husky - 2013

RichyBOYY - Lead - 30/May/12 with Joe Elliott

JdotP - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Tom Reed

Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Joanna House

Phil West - Lead rpt - 26/May/12 with Chris Tan

Bob Windsor - AltLd - 26/May/12 with Rick Graham

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Charles Mason

matthias13 - 2nd - 30/Sep/11 with Dan Parker

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/11

alias dave - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Aidrien Peckit

teamrob - 2nd - 23/Jul/11 with Dan

too short, too bland. No stars from me, Yawn.
wahniel - Lead - 23/Jul/11 with Robin Hoffmann

pog100 - 2nd - 29/Jun/11 with Cath Walton

petellis - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Greame Hammond, The Little Colonel

andrew549 - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Pete Ellis

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Sarah New, Jools

Pilch - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/10

Just about hung onto the rock with a tight rope at the crux
johnjb - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10 with Ray Sharples, MarkFairbank

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Ray Sharples, John Birtill

greatowl - Lead - 22/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/09

bit wet & geen at the top
Si dH - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/09 with Chris Foster

towdman - 2nd - 24/May/09 with Charlotte Armitage

I was glad for my blue hex at the crux
alun1111 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08

Trigoc - Lead - Jul/08 with Phil

A great line with many different ways of getting round the crux at the top
addersb - 2nd - 16/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/08

mje1398 - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with John M

Pete Graham - 2nd - 11/May/08 with James Fleming

Mancunianimport - 2008

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

towdman - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/07

mr bounce - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Paul

The surprise hits you at the top! The top out is evil and I needed a helping hand over the top from Leon!
alj - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07 with ste davison, leon skeldon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/06

K Wall - Lead - 11/Jun/06 with Amanda

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

kingholmesy - 2nd O/S - 2006 with SteveOc

babymoac - Lead - 23/Jul/05 with James Gill

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/05

Stig - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/05 with Jonathan Teale

Trobbo - 2nd - 12/Jun/04 with graham wood

Hidden - Lead - Sep/03

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/03

cem - 2nd - 13/Jul/03 with Jonathan Astin

John Marsland - 2nd - 28/Jun/03 with Ant Williams

charlesmfrench - Lead - 13/Jul/02

Phil West - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/98 with David Atherton

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/96

Roget - Solo O/S - 29/Jul/95

colin milton - Lead - 22/Jul/95 with eric milton

Phil West - Lead rpt - Jul/95 with Steve Wild

craig h - Lead O/S - 18/May/94 with Paul Braithwaite

Phil West - 2nd O/S - 1994 with Steve Wild

ste_d - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/93 with mik

mikedelderfield - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/93 with Steven Delderfield

John Marsland - 2nd - 07/Jun/92 with Geoff Teir

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/91

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/89

Dan led
Chris Ellis - 2nd - 04/Jun/89 with Rob Gale, Dan Morgan

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 15/Aug/83 with Andy Chadwick

Hidden - Lead - Aug/81

David Smith - Lead - 1980

Sean Kelly - 1977 with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford

Voting
Total votes cast 31
hard HVS0 of 11
HVS0 of 11
easy HVS0 of 11
hard VS0 of 11
VS9 of 11
easy VS1 of 11
hard HS1 of 11
HS0 of 11
easy HS0 of 11
hard 5a0 of 10
5a0 of 10
easy 5a0 of 10
hard 4c0 of 10
4c4 of 10
easy 4c0 of 10
hard 4b6 of 10
4b0 of 10
easy 4b0 of 10
3 Stars4 of 10
2 Stars3 of 10
1 Star2 of 10
0 Stars1 of 10
Bag of .....0 of 10
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 85 (2.4%)
Lead46 of 85 (54.1%)
Followed32 of 85 (37.6%)
Alt Leads2 of 85 (2.4%)
Unknown3 of 85 (3.5%)

'Climbed'38 of 85 (44.7%)
clean O/S42 of 85 (49.4%)
clean rpt3 of 85 (3.5%)
clean RP1 of 85 (1.2%)
dogged1 of 85 (1.2%)