Forked Tongue* HVS 5b

Rockfax Description
16m. The thin cracks are approached easily and are tricky to start © ROCKFAX

FAA. Graham West late 1950s. FFA. Gerry Peel 1972 1957

Ticklists: Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

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This climb is in 21 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Very hard (5c?) but perfectly protected move over the initial bulge. Friendlier above.
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Colin Struthers

Felt hard to get established on the cracks and get make a couple of metres progress but that was probably due to the guide telling me it was VS 4c!
martroberts - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Frank the Husky - 2013

Tough! Awkward off-balance fingerlocks and rather dirty. BOO!!
Alex Thompson - Lead dog - 25/Jul/12 with Ben Powrie, Haydn Martin

BenedictIEP - TR O/S - 25/Jul/12 with Haydn Martin, Alex Thompson

Stiff start but eases off quick.
Hardonicus - 2nd rpt - 25/Jul/12 with Ben Powrie, Alex Thompson

Just Another Dave - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12 with Jo Bertalot

Gear tastic. Its a shame its grim and slimy in those cracks.
disturbed_one51 - Lead - 28/Sep/11 with Wee man

Tricky when slimy.
Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 28/Sep/11 with Mark Williams

Very hard to get established. Nice climbing above.
Hardonicus - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Luke Donaldson

ste_d - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/10 with mik

hard climb
grubes - 2nd - 15/Jun/10 with Haydn

Hidden - 2nd β - 05/Jun/10

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/09

ste_d - 20/Sep/08 with shunt

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/05 with Roy Thomas

Carl Smethurst - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/05 with Ian Pickles

nige - Lead - Jul/04 with mark hounslea

Mark Kemball - Lead - 18/May/82 with Chris Calow

charlesmfrench - Lead - 30/Sep/81

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Total votes cast 23
hard E10 of 8
E11 of 8
easy E10 of 8
hard HVS4 of 8
HVS3 of 8
easy HVS0 of 8
hard VS0 of 8
VS0 of 8
easy VS0 of 8
hard 5c1 of 8
5c0 of 8
easy 5c0 of 8
hard 5b4 of 8
5b3 of 8
easy 5b0 of 8
hard 5a0 of 8
5a0 of 8
easy 5a0 of 8
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