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The Left Monolith*** HS

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12m. The front face of the monolith is a classic little pitch, well marked and well travelled. © ROCKFAX
FA. Herbert Hartley 1928 15/Jun/1928

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, Connoisseur's Classic Rock, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 64 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Rob hall patch, Chris Britton

snapperdan - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/13 with MatthewH

MatthewH - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

Beautiful climbing in a fantastic situation. Holds and pro just appear. 1 reachy move.
Julian Lane - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Dan Sims

barney800 - 2nd - 21/Jul/13 with John Shaw

jimbonfire - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

cragtyke - Lead - 14/Jul/13 with john g

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jul/13

Hardonicus - 2nd rpt - 13/Jul/13 with Tom Woods

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13

Phil West - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/13 with Chris Tan

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Rob Middleton

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Richard

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Jim Slater

Frank the Husky - 2013

craig h - Solo rpt - 08/Oct/12

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

jordan taylor - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 18/Aug/12

Lead on Leo's gear, couldn't pass up the opportunity to lead this as its not the type of crag that you go to regularly. Good (but short) route, nice exposed finish, didn't use any gear after stepping on to the arete.
David Shelmerdine - Lead β - 18/Aug/12 with Leo

PeteH - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Chris Fox

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Elise Belle, Graham Dolman

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

Pure class.
Alex Thompson - 03/Jul/11 with Chris Tan

good route not sure why it gets three stars
paulpaint - Jul/11

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - Jul/11 with Matt Heyes, Matthew Tink Taylor

Unfortunately didn't seem anything too special (still good mind), though this could have been because it is nails for HS.
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/11

James decided not to solo it after I found it hard. Enjoyed it more the 2nd time
Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 17/Apr/11 with james pcc

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/11

wheelo - TR - 29/Jul/10 with ann

ChrisGreen - TR O/S - 29/Jul/10 with Ann S

stuart34 - 2nd - 08/Jul/10 with rob dyer

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Stu Inchley, Chris James

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Stu Inchley, Chris James

Not sure why this gets three stars, nice enough climbing but nothing special.
slacky - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Chris Saunders, Ben

Tricky moves near top (when hungover).
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Haydn Martin

Hardonicus - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09

ste_d - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo - 14/Jun/09

doogstrue - 2nd - Mar/09 with andy s

ArnaudG - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/08 with Gritstone group

wheelo - Lead - 18/Sep/08 with pete

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jul/08

Good climb. I drifted towards the left at the top. Protection was much better than it looked from below.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead O/S - 20/May/08 with Jon Ison

StevePr - Lead - 2008

MeMeMe - 2nd - 15/Sep/07 with Nick

Jonny M - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/07 with Mike Oates

Very very nice! Technical throughout, but well protected.
Katya - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Iain

Nice climb.
El Rabano - 2nd dog - 09/Jun/07 with Chris Tan

MaccMark - Lead - 17/Jul/06 with Val Young

A classic
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Carmen

five - Lead O/S - Oct/03 with TW

craig h - Solo O/S - Jul/03

Phil West - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/96 with Steve Wild

Hidden - Solo - 26/Jul/95

ste_d - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/94 with mik

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/90

Roget - Solo O/S - 27/May/90 with jim

charlesmfrench - 2nd - 04/May/83

Nigel Bond - Solo - 18/Apr/81

Climbed with Phoenix club member
David Smith - Lead - 1974

Tom V - 1973

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Voting
Total votes cast 24
hard VS0 of 12
VS0 of 12
easy VS4 of 12
hard HS2 of 12
HS6 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard S0 of 12
S0 of 12
easy S0 of 12
3 Stars4 of 12
2 Stars8 of 12
1 Star0 of 12
0 Stars0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed9 of 64 (14.1%)
Lead29 of 64 (45.3%)
Followed20 of 64 (31.2%)
Toproped2 of 64 (3.1%)
Unknown4 of 64 (6.2%)

'Climbed'24 of 64 (37.5%)
clean O/S33 of 64 (51.6%)
clean β2 of 64 (3.1%)
clean rpt4 of 64 (6.2%)
dogged1 of 64 (1.6%)