Fallen Heroes** E1 5b
[Fallen Heroes3, 3 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. The leaning hand jamming crack is one of the best hereabouts. FA. Allan Wolfenden 1972 © ROCKFAX

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

Photo: Fallen Heroes3 © daveagriff
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This climb is in 72 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 01/Oct/15

NickJH - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/15 with LiamG

Awsome, not very well nerly pooped myself on the first pull:-)
Andy Peak 1 - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/15

Climbster - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/15 with Ian

sampollitt - Lead G/U - 21/Mar/15

Ali D - Lead dog - Mar/15

Feel like I should have picked a different route.
Dave Warburton - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/14 with Katie Farrell

Need to get better at steep stuff. My arms just couldn't take it, not so much climbed as hauled. Good holds, just a few hard moves to get to them.
K Farrell - 2nd dog - 09/Sep/14 with Dave Warburton

A few years ago I tried this when it was getting dark as the last climb of the evening, got to the ledge, put a cam in, moved up and fell. The cam ripped out and I took a big backwards fall, somersaulting and catching my left foot on a ledge as I fell, coming to a halt skimming the ground after my belayer moved backwards to take in as much slack as he could. I broke a bone in my foot which has left me with permanent pain and difficulty with any prolonged time on my feet. Last night I went back for the first time since the accident to try it again. I got past the move I fell on but stopped a couple of moves higher up. It was getting dark again, the midges were awful and I was pumped out through a combination of it being a pumpy route and the pure fear that I was battling. I now have a bit of a dilemma because I want to go back and finish it but the whole experience was so terrifying it has left me utterly drained. Looks like I've got a life's project ahead of me. Next time I'm going in daytime anyway...
pedrosanpb - Lead dnf - 01/Sep/14 with Tony Ryland

C May - 2nd dog - 27/Jul/14 with Tim

Didn't need to jam
Longsufferingropeholder - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with C May

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 30/Jun/14 with Max Cole

Too much faffing. Steep jamming is not my forte.
markfairbank - Lead dog - 01/Jun/14 with Anne Gumbley, Ray Sharples

Anne Gumbley - 2nd dog - 01/Jun/14 with Ray Sharples, Mark Fairbank

simon1965 - 2nd - 21/May/14 with James

Pretty easy. Downclimbed from near the top expecting a hard final move that doesn't materialise (ridiculous description in Over the Moors). Great moves though, superb holds and bomber gear.
Stig - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Simon1965

as part of the chew challlinge
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 18/May/14

snapperdan - Lead dnf - 03/Aug/13

MatthewH - 2nd - 03/Aug/13

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13

drysori - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/13 with stu

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Feb/13

Frank the Husky - 2013

nige - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with mark hounslea

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/12

markhilton - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Nov/11

Robin Warden - Lead - 24/Jul/11 with rob weston

Nicola - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Lee

g1m147 - 2nd - 11/Jun/11 with Mick.

akhughes - 2nd O/S - 11/May/11

Blasted up this today, good holds in a steep position, EXCELLENT 3 star stuff!! A bit gutted to realise I got within one pull of the easy ground when i tried this last year!
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/11 with Richard Williams

craig h - 2nd - 25/May/10 with Rich B

dave lead this one
philb - 2nd β - 23/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/10

PeteH - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Noel Peatfield, Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - 2nd dog - 15/May/10 with Noel Peatfield, Peter Hart

Well pumped and psyched by the end of the crux sequence. Didn't bother with pro and ran it out. Great climb on good rock (jams locks and open crimps)
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/10

Pumpy.. glad i was seconding.
Mattyk - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with John Marsham

i dint no it wa an e1 5b until a gave cos ma arms wa pumped. 1 day al do it.
smeaton - 2nd dnf - 2010

greenclimb - Lead - 13/Jun/09 with Sarah

Great line, overhanging gritstone, pumpy and sustained.
Andy S - 2nd dog - 09/May/09 with Bob

danm - 2nd - 15/Mar/09

sustained, got thoroughly spanked
Hardonicus - Lead dnf - 28/Sep/08

skittles - 2nd O/S - 31/May/08 with Gareth Watkins

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Shad - Lead - 2008

with head torch, too dark to see good feet
psychicbread - 2nd dog - 29/Aug/07 with Max

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Jun/07

1 rest at the crux painful on the fingers
Mick r - Lead dog - 28/Apr/07 with Tony H

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/07 with Alan Holden

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/06

alicia - 2nd - 10/Jun/06 with Ali K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/05

ArnaudG - Lead - May/05 with Paul Speed

Duncan I - Lead - 2004

Roget - Lead O/S - 2003 with jon

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 03/May/02 with Duncan Irving

craig h - Dec/97

craig h - Lead rpt - 25/May/97 with Janet Hannah

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/96

neilh - 2nd - 09/Jun/96 with Neil Smith

Neil R - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/96 with Richard W

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Oct/94

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/94 with Steven Delderfield

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/91

craig h - Lead - 1991

Rich Kirby - Lead - 1989 with Will (S. Williamson)

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/84

Mark Kemball - Lead - 02/Nov/82 with Paul Clark, Paul "Curly" Williamson

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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