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Left Embrasure** VS 4b

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16m. The crack rising from the left-hand edge of a shallow recess is pleasant. © ROCKFAX
FA Tony Howard 1958

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

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 55 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

JonnoP - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Susie, Jo Ramsden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/14

jakebrown - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/14

RichardLeggett - 2nd - 27/Jul/14

RichardLeggett - TR - 26/Jul/14

dashby - 2nd - 18/Jun/14 with Oli Gregory

BikeClimbWalk - Lead - 18/Jun/14 with Dave A

quite exposed and crucial hidden foothold!
Beth-Cath-T - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/14 with Emily

Good lead by Beth. Felt quite exposed, even as a second, but enjoyable.
EmilyCreative - 2nd - 16/Jun/14 with Beth

ahaines - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Better to bridge the crack.
K Mckay - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Paul Gibbison

Simonj - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/13 with John C

rfdl100 - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Simon Waters

A bit of cheeky hidden jug funding makes this an absolute peach. A few nice jams and a plethora of gear, quality VS.
Pike - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Marc

James led after accidentally setting up the harder right route...
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with UKC James, Chris Tan

David Kay - Lead O/S - 29/May/12 with Jonathan Prager

JEP - 2nd - 29/May/12 with David Kirslfelds

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 29/May/12 with Julian L

Good route. Plenty of gear.
markblair - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Alison Dixon

Found the middle section very awkward, mainly due to going blind and hence failing to use the large obvious foothold. Then got all worried and lowered off. On seconding it (having carefully noted the foothold) it was ok, but tough for the grade.
Jules Lane - Lead dnf - May/12 with Mynydd James

Bob Windsor - Lead - 01/Oct/11 with Rick Graham

t8t9t8 - 19/Jun/11

augustus trout - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Colin Maddison

john.gaffney - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Ed Arnett

Much better than it looks. Follows a wide crack that you soon discover cuts the buttress completely in two.
five - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with M

Stephen_L - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/10

Hidden - 2010

DanH9883 - Lead - 20/Sep/09 with Raho, Lee

peggy_on_the_rocks - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with DanH9883

I think we did an amalgamation of 2 routes... Al did well going direct over the bulges, and I went too far left!
embob - 2nd - 09/Aug/09 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/09

1 rest
doogstrue - 2nd dog - 31/May/09 with phil & andy

wheelo - 2nd - 02/Apr/09 with foggy

morrisdaboss - 2nd - 20/Sep/08 with Steve B

mjeffery - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/08

barney800 - 2nd - Jul/08 with John Shaw

compsci - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08 with Alex Gaastra

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

jcurley - 2nd - 09/Aug/07 with Harry

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/07

JdotP - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Stuart Bury

cem - 2nd - 11/Jun/06 with Graham Dolman

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

Si dH - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/05 with Ronan Kavanagh

Michael Brown - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/04 with Nick Mcmillan

malc - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/03 with Paul S

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 31/May/03 with Carmen

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

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 13/Sep/96 with Richard McHardy, Paul (Tut) Braithwaite

David Smith - Lead - 19/Jul/94 with Margaret Smith

craig h - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/93 with Nick W

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

Tom V - 1967

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Greza, Hidden, Chewie

Voting
Total votes cast 40
hard HVS0 of 14
HVS0 of 14
easy HVS0 of 14
hard VS0 of 14
VS12 of 14
easy VS1 of 14
hard HS1 of 14
HS0 of 14
easy HS0 of 14
hard 4c0 of 13
4c0 of 13
easy 4c4 of 13
hard 4b0 of 13
4b9 of 13
easy 4b0 of 13
hard 4a0 of 13
4a0 of 13
easy 4a0 of 13
3 Stars2 of 13
2 Stars8 of 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 55 (1.8%)
Lead26 of 55 (47.3%)
Followed24 of 55 (43.6%)
Toproped1 of 55 (1.8%)
Unknown3 of 55 (5.5%)

'Climbed'24 of 55 (43.6%)
clean O/S29 of 55 (52.7%)
dogged1 of 55 (1.8%)
dnf1 of 55 (1.8%)