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Herringbone Slab** HVS 4c

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10m. The centre of the slab with a jig right at two thirds-height. is pleasant and poorly protected. Finishing up the left-hand side is bolder again: E1 5a. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

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This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Cleaned on lead. Rope trailed for eleanor to do slab climb.
BenedictIEP - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Eleanor Jones

Had to scrub vital footholds with a toothbrush before each move!
jshields - Solo - 18/Aug/13

Realised very early on that this climb had no protection. Decided to solo with the option to grab a top rope if needed. Got a 1/4 up and struggled with my feet. Climbed the remainder on a top rope. Still very tough climb. Although the rope was slack, don't think I could commit to the moves needed with out any protection
jennifers87 - TR O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Marissa Earnshaw

stratandrew - TR O/S - 26/Jun/13

mcb - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/13 with stratandrew

All the moves go but could never imagine leading this, not a sniff of any gear
Andrew Lodge - TR O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Tony

Frank the Husky - 2013

matthew_ellis24 - TR O/S - 2013

Jethro - TR - Aug/12 with Mark Watkins, Richard Sharpe, Adam Lindley

Jethro - TR - Aug/12 with Mark Watkins, Richard Sharpe, Adam Lindley

Backed off as even more flakey moss than usual.
Alex Thompson - Solo dnf - 22/May/12

matthias13 - TR - 30/Sep/11 with Dan Parker

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Dave and Ben Sanger

J25 - 2nd - 17/Apr/11 with Tom Stapleton, Luke Donaldson

Geared up with some small pieces placed nothing and topped out a bit green but very good!
grubes - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Tom Stapleton, Jonny Owen

Fun enough to repeat.
Alex Thompson - Solo rpt - 17/Apr/11

Tom Stapleton - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11

Needed brush off some of the holds. Nice warm up though.
Alex Thompson - Solo rpt - 30/Jun/10

quite dirty but enjoyable none the less.
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Chris Tan

Hidden - TR - 21/Jun/10

chri55ie - TR - 05/Jun/10 with Laila Jhaveri, Brian Coupland

Bit necky, but easy angled slab climbing. Could have done with a brush!
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Chris Tan

Utterly terrifying, even done on top rope. Fantastic way to improve the technical side of my climbing. How many calories do you burn while having the fear?
RankAmateur - TR dog - 09/May/09 with Christine Bailey

ste_d - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/08

bloody scary! and I like soloing! the green holds don't help
Mattyk - Solo - 13/Jul/08 with Ali K and Natasha

johnwilson123 - Jun/08

Simonj - TR - 28/May/05

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/03

David Smith - Solo - 2003

Phil West - Solo rpt - 18/Aug/98

Phil West - Solo rpt - 09/Aug/98

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

Phil West - Solo O/S - 15/May/97

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 28/Jun/92 with Mike Guy

Hidden - TR - 1992

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/91

ste_d - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/91 with mik

mikedelderfield - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/91 with Steven Delderfield

Hidden - Solo - 19/Jul/91

NickJH - Solo O/S - Jun/90

craig h - 1990

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

phardman - Lead O/S - 28/May/89

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/89

Sean Kelly - 1977 with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford

Tom V - 1969

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Total votes cast 32
hard E10 of 11
E10 of 11
easy E11 of 11
hard HVS0 of 11
HVS9 of 11
easy HVS1 of 11
hard VS0 of 11
VS0 of 11
easy VS0 of 11
hard 5a0 of 11
5a0 of 11
easy 5a2 of 11
hard 4c0 of 11
4c9 of 11
easy 4c0 of 11
hard 4b0 of 11
4b0 of 11
easy 4b0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed18 of 46 (39.1%)
Lead5 of 46 (10.9%)
Followed6 of 46 (13.0%)
Toproped12 of 46 (26.1%)
Unknown5 of 46 (10.9%)

'Climbed'19 of 46 (41.3%)
clean O/S19 of 46 (41.3%)
clean rpt6 of 46 (13.0%)
dogged1 of 46 (2.2%)
dnf1 of 46 (2.2%)