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Bird Chimney* S 4a

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[Dave lead, 2 kb]12m. The wider chimney is normally quitted leftwards where it narrows. No need for squawking if you cruise this one. © ROCKFAX
FA. Graham Kilner 1961

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Photo: Dave lead © chris74
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This climb is in 264 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

MatthewH - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/14 with Beth

Beth-Cath-T - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/14 with MatthewH

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 04/Aug/14 with Nicola Pettit

D.botts87 - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Johnny W

Led by Mike Tong
AnneMarie - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Mike Tong

philgillespie - 2nd - 09/Jul/14

duffy82 - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/14

Dave lead clean
chris74 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Dave. s, Chris. H

Nice route could have done with a camm or two for the top crack.
cragmole - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Chris Hart - PMC, Chris Horrocks- PMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14

martintom - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14 with NIkki Morrison

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14

jillb - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14

sarahjk - Lead - Jun/14

nedly - Lead - 05/May/14 with Emily Bridger

erbridger - 2nd - 05/May/14 with nedly14

ajeakins - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Charlie

Woodiee - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Tom Pitchforth

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

Vixie - TR O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Ian, Matt

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

Hidden - 2nd - 2014

tjrukc - 2014

Hidden - AltLd - 2014

StuartCJones - Lead - Nov/13

danny_whew - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Derek Cotton

Derek.cttn - Lead - 06/Oct/13

Derek.cttn - 2nd - 06/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/13

Will Gordon - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Rich Goodbody

bgreen3761 - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/13

jsw1 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Ryan Abbott

Commando - Lead dnf - 26/Jul/13 with Jared Kitchen

Commando - 2nd β - 26/Jul/13 with Jared Kitchen

jordan taylor - Lead - 25/Jul/13

Luke Jones - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with LMC

sparra - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Luke

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13

spacecadetjake - 2nd β - Jul/13

ndraper1 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/13

Did again as a warmup
Cruty Rammers - 2nd β - 19/Jun/13

Enjoyed that one, nice n cruisy
peachos - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Lilly, Graeme

franhammond92 - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/13

Josh Hoyle - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Rachel turton

Amazoniangirl - 2nd - 07/Jun/13 with Josh Hoyle

Harri777 - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with Mark Kilner

monkeymark - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/13

Enjoyable stuff
Cruty Rammers - Lead O/S - 30/May/13 with mattius

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/13

BenPitt - Lead - 06/May/13 with Jules

Guyinsas - Lead O/S - 01/May/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 24/Apr/13

hamishjfk - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with Andy Wilson

Vixie - 2nd - 16/Apr/13

jacko120 - Lead - 06/Apr/13

Very cold, numb fingers, light snow
damob123 - 2nd β - 23/Mar/13

Alex Munnery - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/13 with Luke Duckworth

BenPitt - Lead - 2013 with Jules

Hidden - Lead - 2013

Andrew Holden - Lead - 2013

toby farnworth - Lead - Oct/12

With Gaz
Russ_Critchley - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/12

Derek Robinson - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/12 with Caroline Gillett, Mark Collins

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/12 with Caroline Gillett, Delboy

gpcomps - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Steve Kinsley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12

Phillau - 2nd β - 24/Jul/12 with Simon

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/May/12

Chris Manasseh - Lead - 20/May/12 with John Armstrong

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/May/12

Alan Dixon - 20/May/12

CKegan - 2nd - 20/May/12 with neil

chris
jvarmstrong - 2nd - 20/May/12

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Gemma Gill

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/12

Gumery - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/12

lancashirelass - 2nd - 28/Mar/12 with kjbix

Mike Hood - Solo - 25/Mar/12

peaker16 - Solo - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Mar/12

LukeS21 - 2012

Finished direct.
Snorfalorpagus - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Sam Fitton

erbridger - Lead - 14/Oct/11

Jackspratt - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/11 with Nathan Clark

adunlop - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/11

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

not as scary as the descent
katherinesydney - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/11 with steve mount

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Sep/11

Love this climb, lead it a few years ago, much better with decent shoes.
sofe13 - 2nd - 27/Aug/11 with Lisa

jonwright - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/11 with peter

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Aug/11

Martin Davies - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/11 with Tim Rogers

carl_123 - 2nd - 31/Jul/11

eccyamigo - 2nd - 20/Jul/11 with phil kendrick

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/11

AndyFunnell - 2nd - 10/Jul/11 with Skinny

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/11

xannaxlx - Lead O/S - Jun/11

Mark Wilson23 - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Paul blanchard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/11

stratandrew - Lead rpt - 18/May/11 with Dave Wylie, Trish Cranston

garywalker147 - Lead - 04/May/11 with Jordan

Trickier than expected but pleasent enough, had the quarry to ourselves which was nice
agolay - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with Ant

adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

struggled to use right hand to pull up with after recent broken wrist injury
climbingchica - 2nd - 29/Apr/11

happy_c - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/11

Pete McKinlay - 2nd - 26/Apr/11 with Andy Shaw

Pete McKinlay - 2nd - 26/Apr/11 with Andy Shaw

Duracell - 2nd - 22/Apr/11 with Andy Clarke

Mark Smith - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/11 with dave bennett, james ellander

daveyb - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with mark smith, James Ellender

Ab off
Duracell - 2nd - 22/Apr/11 with Keith Royle

Good lead with one "awkward" more around mid height.
Owdham - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Jamie Thompson

bexyboo - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

si_green99 - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/11

jacktomlinson - Solo - 08/Apr/11 with Ben Bowker

happy_c - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11

Lunar25 - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Titi, Gedas

anteater - Lead - 24/Oct/10

anteater2 - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10

JYates - 2nd - 17/Oct/10 with Chris Wilson

SteWatkins - Sep/10

SAF - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Sam Parry

tomo_tom - Lead - Aug/10

tobyk - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Emma Akam

Donald Kelly - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/10

joe.91 - Solo rpt - 02/Jul/10 with Pete Reid, Thomas Reid

ggflett - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Steven Bush

nepsoi999 - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/10

Tom Davy - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10

Rickrick - 17/Jun/10

stratandrew - 2nd - 09/Jun/10

nice line
Phase - Solo dnf - 05/Jun/10 with Mark Smith

Jon Pilling - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Anthony Riley

ant riley - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/10 with jon pilling

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 30/May/10 with Gaz

Good route. bomber protection. had to leave a number 6 nut behind as it would just not come out!
jimhall - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Leon Worsley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/10

bigglesbutcha - 2nd β - 27/Apr/10 with Swifty

JakiBell - 2nd - 17/Apr/10 with Nigel Jenkins

joe.91 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/10 with Iain Cumpstey

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

hardoreVdiffBen - Lead - 07/Apr/10 with Owen_P

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

tomvet2b - Solo O/S - 08/Mar/10 with Laura D

efrance24234 - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Lunar25 - Solo - 2010

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Carmen

wheelo - 2nd - 21/Sep/09 with chris g

ChrisGreen - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/09 with John W

Nice bit of bridging!
Leo Woodhead - Solo β - 13/Sep/09 with Steve Wolstencroft

Steve Wolstencroft - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Leo

sarah13 - 2nd - 16/Aug/09 with pete40

WoD - TR O/S - 13/Aug/09 with Izzy

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Jim

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

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Jul/09

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

Jay J - Lead - Jul/09

d_evo20 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Kev Goodwin

natalie28 - 2nd - 08/Jun/09 with Die hard crew!

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/09

Nice chimney.
slarty - Lead rpt - 13/May/09 with ???

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/May/09

Good value for a Severe. Bomber protection.
George Ormerod - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with CJD

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/09

Prez - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/09 with Jayz

Barry D - 2nd - 02/Apr/09 with Dick Williams

Second lead. A nice route that's worth doing
willjh - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09 with David Spencer

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

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

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

Hidden - Lead - Mar/09

climbingste - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/08 with Richard Lambert

rich.lambert - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/08 with Steve Lambert

Easy to start, three pieces of protection used, went left at end. Belayed second from top, but they retreated as too hard. I walked off the top, across the ridge, nasty gap half way, watch your step!
blackpoolrock - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/08 with Yes

nice route. not much protection at the top, but positive holds.
quirky - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Ann S

Taffa - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Neil Mackay

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

skittles - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Jonathan Vardy

dirty
o g tim - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/08 with laura bond

Chris Lyon - Lead O/S - 25/May/08 with Tom Whitehead

dread-i - Lead O/S - 08/May/08 with dave m.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/08

Loved it. Found protection a little sparse towards the top. 1st Severe....2nd lead climb ever.
mark2572 - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Danny

Good climb but not easy to protect.I would not want to fall leading this.
dan1stdan - 2nd β - 16/Feb/08 with Mark

TonyP - Lead - 2008 with KENNY

dasdo - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/07

execlimber - Lead O/S - Aug/07

ChrisGreen - TR rpt - 21/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/07

Matt - BodyPoint - Lead O/S - 10/May/07 with Bob Bowdler

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/07

tomB - 2nd rpt - 26/Mar/07 with James Coles

jscoles - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/07 with Tom Baker

No problems
rick1fugazi - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/07 with Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips - 2nd - 13/Mar/07 with rick (Blackpool)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07

dannyxt - AltLd - 11/Mar/07 with James Jennings

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/07

bigglesbutcha - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/07 with Clive Ceney

Stuart Wildman - 2007 with Rob Hill

Mtnexploits - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/06 with Squiz

willplatts - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Greg Rowlinson

donkarlo - 2nd - 07/Jul/06 with Geoff Lyons, Pete Dennet

No problems. Pretty easy Severe.
rick1fugazi - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/06 with Murray

ChrisGreen - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/06

Lead again on 24/04/08
Simon Holden (LCandCC) - Lead O/S - May/06 with John Turner

First ever lead!
tomB - Lead O/S - Apr/06 with James Coles

santobugito - Lead RP - 2006

Hidden - 2006

dave mann - Solo O/S - 2006

jpreston - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/05 with andrew coulton

s 4a
jpreston - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/05 with andrew coulton

Richard Hession - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/05

steven - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Chris donahue

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/04

FrankW - Lead O/S - Nov/03 with Laura

JonHarvey - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/03 with Sharon Hooper

shazhooper - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/03 with Jon Harvey

ChrisGreen - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/03

Nice climb, especially the bridging moves on the minimalist footholds near the top.
slarty - 2nd O/S - 15/May/03 with Simon

Trobbo - Solo - 24/Apr/02 with mike sissons

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

Ann S - Lead O/S - Jun/00 with Bill Harrison

My first ever lead
jsw1 - Lead O/S - 05/May/99 with Dave Sudell

innesmac - 1999

mcb - 1999

Damp but OK (rain held off)
slarty - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/98 with Tim

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/97

Steve Clark - TR - Oct/95

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - Jun/95

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 27/May/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/93

Mike_T0501 - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/93

craig h - Solo O/S - 05/May/91

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 1991

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

mattnuttall - Solo - 03/Aug/90 with Alan Holden

Backinthegame - Lead - Jul/90

badgy - Lead O/S - 1990

BigHairyIan - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/89

Hidden - Lead - 25/Feb/88

Had seconded it the previous year
Chris the Tall - Lead rpt - Jul/87 with Bernadette

goi.ashmore - Solo β - 22/Feb/86

Carl Smethurst - Solo - 1985

BigHairyIan - Solo β - 30/Jul/84 with Guy Summers

BigHairyIan - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/84 with Guy Summers

GuySummers - Lead - 08/Apr/84 with bighairyian

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Sep/83

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/81

Hammy - Solo - 06/Dec/80

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

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Style of ascent

Soloed29 of 264 (11.0%)
Lead139 of 264 (52.7%)
Followed77 of 264 (29.2%)
Toproped4 of 264 (1.5%)
Alt Leads4 of 264 (1.5%)
Unknown11 of 264 (4.2%)

'Climbed'89 of 264 (33.7%)
clean O/S144 of 264 (54.5%)
clean β11 of 264 (4.2%)
clean rpt16 of 264 (6.1%)
clean RP1 of 264 (0.4%)
dogged1 of 264 (0.4%)
dnf2 of 264 (0.8%)