Ann* E1 5b
[Geoff Mann leading Adrenalin E4 6a with missing block midway up groove, possibly 6b now., 2 kb]14m. The once pegged crack leads to ledges. Power up the twin cracks in the groove to finish. Eschewing the left-hand crack is a touch harder and more strenuous. © ROCKFAX
FA. Les Ainsworth 1967

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Classic Wilton Workout.

Photo: Geoff Mann leading Adrenalin E4 6a with missing block midway up groove, possibly 6b now. © brucewaddecar
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This climb is in 312 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

tmawer - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/14 with Bram

BTphonehome - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Tony

switch - TR - 23/Sep/14 with Leanne

AndyPratt88 - 2nd - 08/Sep/14 with Jim

jonathandavey - Lead dog - 07/Sep/14 with John Proctor

AnitaClimb - TR - 06/Sep/14 with Jen, Chris and Daz

First outdoor climb, loved it!!!
Hezzy07 - TR β - 06/Sep/14

Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/14 with ah

Fell just as I was getting a foot into the massive pocket near to the top. So close but enjoyed the fall. Pumpy but well protected.
MatthewH - Lead dog - 20/Aug/14 with Beth

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/14

GPN - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Greg

vinspin - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/14 with carl

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Jul/14

bwestwood - Lead - 15/Jul/14

Cool finger locks.
BigTone - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

1 fall, on first crack.
JdotP - Lead dog - 17/Jun/14 with Doctor Sam, Stanislav Huska

Climbed this far better and easier this time. Quite technical in the upper cracks.
mcb - 2nd rpt - 27/May/14 with Jordan Taylor, Derek Kenyon

jordan taylor - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with derek kenyon

Charlie Zephyr Booth - AltLd - 26/May/14 with martin broadhurst

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/May/14

nice moves on the top V shaped cracks
GeorgeClimbs - Lead O/S - May/14 with steven fletcher, james cropper

Had to hang on rope to remove stubborn gear. Lowered to ledge to do top half clean.
erictant - 2nd β - 27/Apr/14 with Paul

Climbster - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Vick, Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 13/Apr/14 with Jake, Vic, Matt

Wonderful
StuartCJones - Lead - 11/Apr/14

Danny Crump - Lead - 03/Apr/14 with Adam Makintosh, Joe Redhead

ben.phillips - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/14 with Jared Kitchen

Mike Hood - TR - 16/Feb/14 with Alex

Paul Clarke - AltLd - 2014 with Andy Dunhill, Dave Sharples

Backed off the lead at the top of the first section, then seconded. I swear the hardest move is getting on to the ledge... ouch!
maria85 - 2nd dog - 06/Oct/13 with Jules

adam06 - 2nd - 06/Oct/13 with chris white

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/13

michael burrows - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with tony shelmadine

snapperdan - 14/Sep/13

Took over the lead after Dan called it a day. Nearly ran out of steam near the top.
Alex Thompson - Lead β - 14/Sep/13 with Dan Sims

petegunn - 2nd - 05/Sep/13 with Davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - TR dog - 01/Sep/13

petekeron - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Barry Scott

Hidden - 2nd dog - 29/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead β - 26/Aug/13

khalidq - Lead dog - 25/Aug/13 with Cameron McLoughlin

bgreen3761 - Lead dog - 25/Aug/13

Danny Crump - 2nd - 14/Aug/13 with Martin Bagshaw

Martin Bagshaw - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Danny Crump

jamie d - Lead - Aug/13

mcb - 2nd O/S - Aug/13 with Hank Pasquil, Dave Mann

jon22 - Lead - 27/Jul/13 with manxclare

Chris1234H - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Samjharding95

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13

DavidR - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Kevin Bowser, Holly Adamthwaite

The bottom section is pretty easy. Not something you can say about the top section, however!
ebf - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Woody

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Jul/13

ewen - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/13 with soupy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13

Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Ian Holtby

Matt Rowat - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Ross

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/13

pie_eater_pete - Lead β - 10/Jun/13 with bwestwood

bwestwood - Lead β - 10/Jun/13

jcooper8 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13

Danny Crump - 2nd - 04/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

miles01 - Lead O/S - Jun/13

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 31/May/13 with Tom Doldon

BenPitt - 2nd - 06/May/13 with Evan Holdsworth

finger jamming, felt surprisingly good on it, although the second half is a bit more difficult and i couldnt see how i was going to do it from the ground.
StewartBradshaw - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - TR - 18/Apr/13

Fragmod - Lead - 07/Apr/13

tsl42 - 2nd dog - 07/Apr/13 with Gaz Hooson

Jacob Forshaw - 2nd - 26/Mar/13

TraverseKing - 10/Mar/13

Mackinclimb - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/13

pretty intense second half but not that technical
Paul Tanner - Lead rpt - 20/Feb/13 with Arran Greenop

Samjharding95 - 2nd O/S - 2013 with Chris Harding

Alex Munnery - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with NathanW

NathanW - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with WetterBoyz, Alex Munnery

Very nice. Pumpy but well protected.
cmoxon - Lead O/S - Oct/12 with Kayla Barnes

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/12

carl_123 - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/12

HarryB - TR - 06/Aug/12 with Shunt

ben1987 - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/12

Did not know what this route was at the time as we had no guide book - slipped off top section where seepage left it very slippery
jonwright - TR - 24/Jun/12 with Dave

g1m147 - Lead - 19/Jun/12 with Mick.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/12

efrance24234 - 2nd rpt - 26/May/12

Rampikino - Lead - 24/May/12 with Cat

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

khawk - Lead rpt - 22/May/12 with WW

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/12

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Graeme Hammond

Tough start though still easier than expected, great route, well worth 2 stars as per rockfax guide. Lowered off to get gear so rich could lead too.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Richard Williams

Nice, one maybe two pully moves. Bomber gear very good
Olli-C - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12 with chi

Chi Cheng - 2nd rpt - 28/Mar/12 with Olli Crudge

chris_B - 2nd - 16/Mar/12 with Hamish Dunn

efrance24234 - Lead rpt - Feb/12

Jay C - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Matt B

first E1 got three bits of gear in from standing on the midway ledge then no more as i couldnt get a hand free. not going to lie i cacked myself when about 2.5 metres from the top because that ledge looked like it would leave a mark if i fell nevertheless a very exciting climb 10 points!
Jackspratt - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/11 with Nathan Clark

Ian-WE - 2nd - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/11

Started to rain half way up what a bugger, rain running down and finished on pretty tight rope. Will be doing again when dry as a lead.
The Blue Bucket - 2nd dog - 05/Jul/11

john lynch - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Dave Barber, Lewis Andrew

daftendirekt - 2nd β - 19/Jun/11 with Lewis Andrew, John Lynch

elliepygall - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11 with James

highrepute - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/11

smollett - Lead - 03/Jun/11 with jurga

Jurga - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with James

Tony Holdsworth - 2nd O/S - 27/May/11 with John Proctor

andy_e - TR dog - 21/May/11

A very nice route, ill consider this one when looking for my first E1 lead
agolay - 2nd O/S - 04/May/11 with Ant

Simon Rackley - Lead O/S - May/11 with kev wheatley

Just Another Dave - Lead O/S - May/11 with Andrea

didnt like the finish and the top half was mental so i backed off abbed off to get the gear im glad i didnt try and push the top :/
jamesgodwin64 - Lead dnf - 25/Apr/11 with Phil Craven

mickJ - 2nd - 22/Apr/11 with simon

First half (crux) leading into the VS which traverses off rght. I'd previously lead the first half of the VS then finished up the top of this!
lrandall - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Mandy

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/11

Shunted.
andy_e - TR dog - 28/Mar/11

Lunar25 - 2nd rpt - 05/Mar/11 with Titi, Gedas

pbphil169 - Lead O/S - Mar/11

pbphil169 - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10

Sgrit, got a bit scared of decking out on the ledge.
petellis - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Ally

nadeem - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/10

Chi Cheng - 2nd β - 09/Sep/10 with Jack Metcalfe

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Jo

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/10

stanman - Lead rpt - Sep/10

mshorter - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 03/Jul/10

nepsoi999 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10 with dan armour

Hidden - 2nd β - 19/Jun/10

joe_lancs - TR O/S - 19/Jun/10

Diggler - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Calder

Calder - 2nd - 16/Jun/10 with Mark

dread-i - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with dave m.

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/10

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with Ralph

richorme - Lead dog - 16/May/10 with Bill Watson

mattnuttall - 2nd rpt - 15/May/10 with Alan Holden

mickJ - Lead dog - 13/May/10 with nick

Was tired after doing Dawn: cocked up the peg move and fell off moving back down. Had to take a rest in the top section after messing up my feet. But very good !!
richorme - 2nd dog - 01/May/10 with Gary Woodburn

Hidden - Lead dnf - May/10

PeteH - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10 with Noel Peatfield

HansUDes - TR RP - 24/Apr/10

Dave Heaton - Lead - 21/Apr/10

Bob - 2nd rpt - 17/Apr/10 with M. Bullough & S. Brock

hellboundblr - TR - 12/Apr/10 with John Carlin

tomvet2b - Lead rpt - 08/Mar/10 with Laura D

mick grim - 2010

dave mann - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

bwestwood - 2nd O/S - 2010

efrance24234 - 2010

pie_eater_pete - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2010

Lunar25 - Lead β - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09

davewsargent - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/09

wahniel - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/09 with Hugh Squire

ian caton - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/09 with Abi

Mr Wild - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with jon m

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/09

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/09

briar4012 - 2nd dog - 06/Aug/09 with Marti

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09

dkh1982 - 2nd dnf - Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jul/09

Tom Phillips - 2nd - 03/Jun/09 with leo

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/09 with Natalie Treadgold, Rachel Somerville

hilty - Lead O/S - Jun/09

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 27/May/09 with Graham

hetaher - Lead - 24/May/09 with My mum

took a few falls trying to place gear and loosing the gear in the left hand crack
Tomprusk - Lead dog - 24/May/09 with Matt

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Apr/09

RCrockford - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with Chris F

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Apr/09

makes a change for me to lead something that involves finger jamming :)
Si dH - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Neil Furniss

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

Hidden - TR - 02/Apr/09

nia - 2nd - Apr/09 with Richard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09

sdspence - 2nd dog - 29/Mar/09 with Dave Spencer

vertical worm - Lead - 2009

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/08

took a lob trying to place gear, started again from the ledge ad ran it out to the top
tomB - Lead dog - 05/Oct/08 with Tim Griffin

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/08 with leo

OffshoreAndy - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with MCC Luke

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/08

Chris Lyon - TR O/S - 30/Jun/08 with Tom Whitehead

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jun/08

Andrew1 - Lead - 23/Jun/08 with Jake Surman

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jun/08

mickJ - Lead - 12/Jun/08 with paul r, andy l and simon

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/08

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 30/May/08 with Ian

khawk - Lead - 20/May/08 with DT

cem - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with Graham Dolman

jonnyboy - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Pimlott

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/08

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2008 with Brian

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

datoon - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Tiny holds for layback
wheelo - 2nd dog - 05/Oct/07 with jon

galpinos - 2nd - 15/Sep/07 with Nick V and Emily

steven - Lead β - 04/Sep/07 with Brian Hull

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/07

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - 2nd dog - 23/Aug/07 with Murray

Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/07

DavidR - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/07

dhdaveuk - AltLd - 28/May/07 with Leo

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/07 with Jarek

Jarin - 2nd - 03/Apr/07 with Tom

Hidden - Lead dog - Apr/07

Stuart Wildman - 2007 with Rob Hill

Shad - 2nd - 2007

greylag - Lead - 2007

BarracudaUK - 2nd β - 01/Aug/06

Whitt - TR RP - 31/May/06 with Tom

Stig - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with Maciek

cleaned it the day before but made it look hard today!
robman - 2nd dog - 23/Mar/06 with Tim

epic hard work
robman - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/06 with Indy

Dom Whillans - AltLd - 2006 with a.crook

kms - 2006

Hidden - 2006

stuc - 2nd - 2006 with mackie

Johann - Lead dog - 2006 with Dan Price

Great lower section and nice finish spoiled slightly by the massive ledge in the middle!
Richard Hession - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/05 with Phil Corf

A Crook - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/05 with Dom Stockton

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2005 with dave

Rampikino - Lead - 10/Aug/04 with Liz Hay

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/04

r0b - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/04 with Mark Humphries

nige - Lead - Jun/04 with dave kells

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/04

keith leonard - Lead - 2004

Iggy_B - Lead O/S - Sep/03 with John Arran

Standard grit quarry stuff. Early E1 bagging for me at the time
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - Sep/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/03

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/03

Mark Collins - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/03 with Andy Timms

This would be interesting to lead due to the strenuous nature of placing protection.
slarty - TR dog - 15/May/03 with Simon

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/Apr/03

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/03

rob.grafton - Lead - 09/Apr/03 with Bruce

Hidden - 2nd β - Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/02

Hidden - Lead RP - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/00

DafSWMC - 2nd O/S - 05/May/00 with Nick M

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1999

Attempted 4 short from top
slarty - TR dnf - 13/Jun/98 with Tim

Trobbo - 2nd - 11/Jul/97 with john blower

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/97 with Dave Plummer

Roget - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/96

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/95

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - Jun/95

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Hammy - Lead - 28/Aug/94 with Pete Robinson

Hidden - 1994

mattnuttall - Solo rpt - 05/Jun/93

adi bryant - Lead - 04/May/93

Mick King - Lead - 21/Apr/93 with Steve Hill

Neil R - 2nd - 07/Jul/92 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/92

French lads second climb on trad gear - and he led it... handy!
mattnuttall - 2nd β - 09/Jul/91 with Matthieu Mounier

Carl Smethurst - Lead β - 01/Jun/91

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jun/91

Mick King - Lead - 22/May/91 with Pete Hankinson

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/90

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/90 with Marc Bellingall

whispering nic - Lead - Jul/90 with noj

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/May/90

mik1miller - Solo - 1990 with gary deane, derek johnson

Nick Rundall - 2nd O/S - 1990 with Dad

mattnuttall - TR - Sep/89 with Alan Holden

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 10/May/89 with Steve Waite (Little Steve)

Hidden - TR - 05/May/89

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

Roget - 2nd O/S - 1989 with chris jones, jim

Hidden - 1988

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 25/Oct/87 with Ian Pickles

steve taylor - 2nd - Oct/87 with Nick Smith (BB)

andy tetsill - TR - Nov/84 with Joy

AlanLittle - Lead - 1984

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/83

Mark Kemball - Lead - 02/Sep/82

Hammy - Lead - 03/Jun/81 with Rob Lawson

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Hammy - Lead - 26/Jun/79 with Jonathon Stacey

Mark Kemball - Lead - 05/Aug/77 with Sarah Bridge

Dave Westby - Lead O/S - 1963 with Garry Nuttal

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