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Central Tower** VD

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[Dave on the fantastic 'Central Tower', Dovestones Edge, 2 kb]18m. Ascend the buttress front with a jig right and left through the bulges, then finish slightly right up the final slab. © ROCKFAX

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

Photo: Dave on the fantastic 'Central Tower', Dovestones Edge © Tris
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 144 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

splat2million - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13

. Worth doing.
eldre070 - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Splat2million

Montecore - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Ben Simpkins

Ramblin dave - 2nd - 20/Jul/13 with Alison

skittles - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/13

bwestwood - 2nd - 15/Jul/13

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Eleanor

thedatastream - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/13 with Sam Carey

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13

jscoles - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Danielle German

Dan German - 2nd - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/13

Frank the Husky - 2013

BenedictIEP - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Caroline Powrie

ShortyNinja - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Ben Powrie (Arnoid)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/12

JBROWN41 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12 with James Davis

Meinertzhagen - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Jamie Paterson

eltax2005 - Lead O/S - 30/May/12

Nice route worth the stars. Good warm up.
markblair - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12

Stefan Trebicki - 2nd - 26/May/12 with Liam Brady

Legionreturns - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12

Richard Alderton - Lead - 24/May/12 with Tom_, Chris

Soloed next to Liz as she lead the route.
Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 23/May/12

tompilgrem - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12 with Dad

excellent route-quite clean !
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Tom

Joe.Elliott1 - Lead - 17/Mar/12

Not bad condition for Chew grit!
Fleeter - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/12

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with martina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/11

samsimpson - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/11 with John Newbiggin

t8t9t8 - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/11

thedatastream - Lead rpt - 27/May/11 with Jess, Abraham, TimTimFullOfWin

thedatastream - Lead rpt - 11/May/11 with Fiona

p_won - Lead - May/11 with johnny walker

thedatastream - Lead β - 09/Apr/11 with Scott

Scott Dunkley - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with James P

Hidden - Solo - 2011

flapjack_franky - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Marc Millership, Dave Franklin

Simonj - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with vicky

stimpey - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Pete, Davina

petegunn - 2nd - 30/Aug/10 with Davina & Steve

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

vincentchopper - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with djcochran

Roget - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/10

Robin Nichols - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/10

Rog Wilko - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with Debbie Wilkinson

JoEglington - Lead - 24/Jul/10

thedatastream - TR β - 11/Jul/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jun/10

LakesWinter - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Emma, AD

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

thedatastream - TR β - 27/May/10

Michael Brown - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Nick Mcmillan

thedatastream - TR β - 15/May/10

ste_d - Solo rpt - 24/Apr/10

john.gaffney - 2nd - 24/Apr/10 with Ed Arnett

Hidden - 2010

reubensampson - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Dan Peers

Really nice, few holds show sign of more traffic once
Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Darren McMaster

so good i had to do it again, 3 stars (it is in on peak rock)??
Graeme Hammond - Solo rpt - 13/Sep/09

shed_hed - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Graeme Hammond

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/09

First trad lead for a while! Very nice little route, nothing particularly taxing on it, and really good gear (although have to pick and choose the least creakiest flakes).
embob - Lead - 09/Aug/09 with Alex

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/09

graphiclunarkid - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with arctic jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 08/Aug/09 with Rich

BikeClimbWalk - Lead - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/09

ste_d - Solo rpt - 28/Jun/09

ste_d - Solo rpt - 16/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/09

ste_d - Solo O/S - 07/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/09

wheelo - Lead - 02/Apr/09 with foggy

craig h - Solo rpt - 02/Apr/09

really nice route. Hoping to go back and lead
Jen80 - 2nd - 15/Mar/09 with Cooper

hcooper - Lead - 15/Mar/09 with Jennifer Slack

Great VD, thoroughly enjoyable!
john.gaffney - Lead rpt - 27/Sep/08 with torialou

torialou - 2nd - 27/Sep/08 with John

looked a lovely route but after all the recent rain was alarmingly slimy and not at all fun. But I'm sure its realy nice in better conditions!
pebbles - 2nd - 17/Aug/08 with dave e

alun1111 - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/08

john lynch - 2nd - 04/Jul/08 with mike lynch

john lynch - 2nd - 04/Jul/08 with mike lynch

Matthallinan - Solo - 10/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

craig h - Solo rpt - 07/May/08

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 26/Apr/08 with Nicola Pettit

Chris Lyon - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/08 with Tom Whitehead

Mancunianimport - 2008

rbalmer - 2nd β - 07/Oct/07 with Chris Owen

crux in the middle section
Julian Lane - Lead O/S - Oct/07 with Dan

good climb feels exposed and high altitude feeling because of steep aproach
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - Oct/07 with Dad

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/07

pbrack - 2nd - 24/Aug/07 with Andrew Wood, Kay Harker

jcurley - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/07 with Harry

Lovely long vdiff, good if you are working up to leading severe. Belay at the top needs some thought in setting up.
gazbonutter - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Jo Kennedy

poofish - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Gary

poofish - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Gary

david morse - Solo - 02/Jun/07 with james collingwood

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/07

featuresforfeet - Solo O/S - 26/May/07

Matt - BodyPoint - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Andrew Wood

net - Lead - 21/Apr/07 with Louise

Hidden - Lead - 15/Apr/07

pog100 - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with hartke

hartke - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/07 with reaver2k

Kaiser999 - Lead - Apr/07 with Jonoh

MeMeMe - 2nd - 11/Mar/07 with Andy

Great climb, although I think I went abit wrong. The move where I should have gone left, appeared rather difficult for a VDiff so I opted for an easier option and stayed further to the right, after a couple of thuggy flake moves I ended up back on line (I think?) some loss of confidence after chickening out of a move I should be able to make (to be fair it was quite damp the hold I touched before retreating down abit). Lovely slab at the top, abit green but it is only Feburary. Recommended climb but wouldnt make a good first lead if its wet and green! Abit of an epic.
Reaver2k - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Mike Saul (Dad)

pog100 - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Reaver2k

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/06

shoulderbreaker - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/06 with Leanne Buxton

Birdie - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/06 with Rob W

David Robinson - Lead - 25/Mar/06

Matthallinan - Lead - Aug/05 with Nicky Winn

lithos - Solo - 13/Jul/05

JulianD - TR - Mar/05 with David H

John Marsland - 2nd - 04/Sep/04 with Stefan Beyer

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/03

shaun walby - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/03 with Chris Tan

Phil West - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/03

malc - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/03 with Paul S

Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 31/May/03 with Carmen

Neil Conway - Lead O/S - 1998 with Steve Hardy

barney@helmshore - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/95 with helen bonner

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 09/Jul/95 with Steve Dean, Viv Stainforth

craig h - Solo O/S - 23/May/91

Pete Pozman - Solo - Nov/90 with John Byrne

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/90

Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 03/May/84

Mark Kemball - Solo - 20/Jun/82

Tom V - May/66 with Graham Knott

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Voting
Total votes cast 51
hard HVD0 of 26
HVD0 of 26
easy HVD1 of 26
hard VD3 of 26
VD21 of 26
easy VD1 of 26
hard HD0 of 26
HD0 of 26
easy HD0 of 26
3 Stars8 of 25
2 Stars13 of 25
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Style of ascent

Soloed22 of 144 (15.3%)
Lead68 of 144 (47.2%)
Followed45 of 144 (31.2%)
Toproped4 of 144 (2.8%)
Unknown5 of 144 (3.5%)

'Climbed'57 of 144 (39.6%)
clean O/S70 of 144 (48.6%)
clean β5 of 144 (3.5%)
clean rpt12 of 144 (8.3%)