Pigott's Stride** VS 4c
[Pigott's Stride, Almscliff. Climber Tony Marr. 1988., 1 kb]8m. Climb part way up the Matterhorn Boulder then teeter across to reach the face. Pull across with difficulty then step right to join and finish up Whisky Crack. © ROCKFAX
Claude Dean Frankland, Fred Pigott, pre 1923

Ticklists: Connoisseur's Classic Rock.

Photo: Pigott's Stride, Almscliff. Climber Tony Marr. 1988. © Tony Marr
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 182 logbooks, and on 17 wishlists.

Blackmud - Lead O/S - Sep/14

stujamac - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Ian Lovatt

LanceSolf - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/14 with Will Roberts

scott1895 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jun/14

Started the step too far down. Bridged higher up on second attempt which was successful.
K Mckay - Lead dog - 24/Apr/14 with Andy

andysroom - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Katie McKay

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Tutt

madtoclimb - Lead O/S - 2014

Matt Cooke - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/13 with Jonathan Thorpe

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/13

SPD224 - 2nd - 11/Jun/13 with Calum Wadsworth

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Harrogate club

braders94 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Rob Cooper

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/13

noah - Lead dog - Jun/13

Took four years to gather to courage to do it! Getting across was easy. Getting up after the crossing was harder for me.
adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/13 with Lyndon

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/13

Bertbee - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Tom Peeper

tobyk - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Stew

stewart100 - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Toby Knights

Tom Peeper - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Bertie Russle

Tom Folley - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with George Dunton

georgedunton - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with tom folley

finish up whisky crack
papashango - 2nd - 04/Sep/12 with David

riven - 2nd rpt - 15/Jul/12 with Chriswallis2

it all went horribly wrong.. hilarious.
Chriswallis2 - Lead dog - 15/Jul/12 with Joe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12

riven - 2nd O/S - 30/May/12 with Joe T

DanT - 2nd O/S - 21/May/12 with James Moore

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

antclark6381 - 2012

Peter Holder - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/11

jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 31/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

RKirke - Lead - 30/Oct/11

Will Fuller - Lead dnf - 30/Oct/11 with Mike Spooner

mzchambers - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/11

TRFrost - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/11 with D. Mckinlay

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/11 with Andrew Cooke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11

robin_hackney - 2nd rpt - 01/Sep/11 with Si

bigbirdflying - 2nd - 23/Jul/11 with Dean

pog100 - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with mark

dainbramaged999 - Lead β - 26/Jun/11 with Josh Smith

smithjmw46 - 2nd rpt - 26/Jun/11 with Nick Fry

Hidden - Solo rpt - 17/Jun/11

cookacat - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/11 with Dafydd

Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/11 with Alex Minshall

mikecollins - Lead O/S - 25/May/11 with craigruddock

moose ridd - 2nd - 25/May/11 with Jason

Neal Butterworth - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo rpt - 10/Apr/11

Joshh - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with smithjmw46

smithjmw46 - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Josh Forber

Classic.
jimorothy - 2nd - 03/Apr/11 with Morgan, Scott Barnett

wahniel - Lead O/S - 2011 with Hugh Squire, Stewart McConnell

PeteH - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Ursula Balderson, Naomi Hart

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Oct/10

Mowglee - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Ben Finley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10

cobweb - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with Roger Waterworth

Rowansb - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/10 with Bojan

Ended up horizontal (feet on one side, hands on the other) of the stride at one point, extracting a cam.
christensena - 2nd - 24/Aug/10 with Dave C

tuff to get started on and felt pretty sustained after the obviouse ledge above the stepover
Joe Noake - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/10 with Adrian Gill

nick ferro - 02/Jul/10

Hmmm... i had previously tried to solo this by stepping off the vert top of the bouldeer but bottled it... tried same thing on lead and bottled it but Jim pointed out that i'm probably trying to step across to high.. was a piece of piss from lower down.. Quality and worth the wait.
Mattyk - Lead β - 05/Jun/10 with Jamie Moss

ianburton - Lead - 22/May/10

1st section up the Materhorn feels exposed, but is on good holds. Great gear there after.
robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 07/May/10 with Paul Hackney

David_Gledson - Lead - 04/Apr/10 with Rich Timms

timmsy - 2nd - 04/Apr/10 with David_Gledson

simon kimber - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Hannah Hunt

RossG - 2010

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Andrew Morton

nick ferro - 08/Nov/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Nov/09

jscoles - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09 with Jon Mason

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/09 with Alex Nevard(Luumc)

slacky - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Owen

riven - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Megan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/09

v man - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/09

rob1 - Lead - 23/Apr/09

Lou Kennedy - 2nd - 17/Apr/09

Adam Potter - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/09 with Louise Kennedy

jonny taylor - 2nd - 15/Apr/09 with Andy B

Ram MkiV - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/09 with guy & lee

NorthernRock - 2nd - Apr/09

Hidden - 2009

One of the quirkiest climbs i've done, fun, adventurous. haha I felt like a ship sail bridging beteen two rocks. Windy day as well.
ekaterina sigida - 2nd - 2009 with Lewis Vaughan

adi bryant - Lead O/S - 2009 with Lee

CragDog - Lead - 2009

leegodson1989 - Lead O/S - 2009 with Preet

Mr. K - 2nd - 12/Dec/08 with Natalie Wilson, Martin Parmiter

Tadams - Lead β - Oct/08 with Eddie Garside

nice, different route, finish up W.Crack not so good
lithos - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/08

pebbles - 2nd - 08/Aug/08 with rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/08

RedFox - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/08 with Tom K

dougiestein - TR - 04/Jun/08 with itchy

andrewineichen - TR O/S - 04/Jun/08 with dougie 3csm

Jack00 - 2nd rpt - 25/May/08 with Steve Kirkup

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/08 with Chris Bradley

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Feb/08

decs - 2nd - 10/Feb/08 with Dan

Hidden - Lead - 10/Feb/08

Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/07 with Dave Smith

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Nov/07

MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07 with SteveP & Elsa

kenneM - Lead - Oct/07 with Bobby Hewitt

Enjoyable Step Across, Pete Took the Fasteast Route Down, I Did a Retrieveable Absail. Cheers DAZ!!
FrankKeogh - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/07 with Pete Davies

Having stumpy legs, and being as flexable as a lampost made this a interesting route. Glad i did it before seeing pete fall off! i will come back and Lead this!! Honest Daz!!
AlanDavis - TR β - 12/Sep/07 with Daz Barker

Still a guttsy move across. First did this route 13 years ago as a solo. I must have been bloody mad!!!!!
dazbarker - TR O/S - 12/Sep/07 with Al Davis

Hard Jump, Almost Fell!
01sdool - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/07 with Josh Chapman

thats better!
pebbles - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/07

MeMeMe - Lead - 07/Aug/07 with Bob

chilli69 - Aug/07

dogged is a bit harsh. had one fall, made a bit of an epic of the rest but no more falls or resting on gear - just knee wobbling!
pebbles - Lead dog - 18/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/07

mje1398 - 2nd dog - 15/May/07 with John M

robman - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/07 with stu

deanj - Mar/07

northernneil - 2007

steve_hoey - 2nd - 2007 with Matt Murphy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/06

ooh-err, bit of a stretch.
KeithW - 2nd O/S - 31/May/06 with John Hat

reg_measures - Solo O/S - 24/May/06

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - 2006 with nol, d dickey

Whitt - Lead dnf - Nov/05 with Rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/05

sdht - 2005

Brown - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/04

Hidden - Lead - 2004

petellis - Lead - 2004

chrishedgehog - 2nd - 06/May/03 with Paul

tev - Lead O/S - 04/May/03 with Ian M

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

Roget - Solo O/S - 21/May/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/02

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/01 with Chris

WB - Solo O/S - Jan/01

Stone Muppet - 2001

Pete Pozman - Lead rpt - 10/May/00

Whealiebob - 2000 with Robin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/99

Tenko - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/99

ajc - Lead O/S - 16/May/99

Jody - Lead β - Sep/97 with WW

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 1997

tlr - Solo - 08/Jun/96 with Kim

rurp - Lead O/S - 1995

dazbarker - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/94

Andy Say - Solo - 11/May/94

crater - Lead - 16/Jul/93

crater - TR - 07/Jul/93

Hidden - 1993

Pete Pozman - 2nd - 29/Feb/92 with John Byrne

Richard White - 1992

PaulHermes - 1991

Pete Pozman - Solo rpt - 19/Mar/90

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1990 with Various

Pete Pozman - Solo rpt - 20/Oct/89

Pete Pozman - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/89 with Pete Atkinson

Pete Pozman - Solo rpt - 22/Jul/89

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 07/Jan/89 with Dad

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/88 with Dave Langmead

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1988

craig h - Solo O/S - 28/Feb/87

Hidden - Lead - Jun/81

99bolivar - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Lead - 1969

mikej - 2nd - 26/Aug/68 with Wil Hurford

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 08/Mar/68

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