Wilton Wall*** E3 6a
[wilton wall, 2 kb]14m. The classic of the buttress. From Falling Crack swing right to the thin seam in the smooth face and climb this with diffculty as it develops into a shallow groove to reach ledges and an easy escape. © ROCKFAX
FA. Ken Powell 1964 FFA. Hank Pasquill 1969

Ticklists: Lancashire's Finest, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, World Graded List.

Photo: wilton wall © efrance24234
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 100 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Chris Reid - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/14 with Nick Meek

Shunted. Via direct start.
switch - TR O/S - 12/Jul/14

John Gale - 2nd β - 14/Apr/14

dyno_king - 2nd O/S - 2014

tough move to stand on the flat hold. v good gear
cooperman - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Greg Foster

Hidden - TR - 22/May/13

khawk - Lead dog - 07/Jul/12 with DT

Got it second go should have had the onsight
Diggler - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/12 with Calder

Calder - 2nd - 25/Jun/12 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/12

nick bamber - Lead O/S - 05/May/12 with mike entwistle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/12

efrance24234 - Lead rpt - 30/Apr/12

Excellent, the second crux is just a slightly harder version of the 1st one. well protected
petegunn - Lead - 01/Dec/11 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Dec/11

kjbix - Lead - 01/Sep/11 with Selma Williams

lancashirelass - 2nd - 01/Sep/11 with kjbix

gregoritos - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/11

Really good. Took a rest as I couldn't read the crux. Should've got it clean! Awesome lower and upper crux.
James Oswald - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Greg

Wow, just realised it's seven years since I naively attempted this! So here I was again, 2011, with a much better concept of how to go about placing solid pro and steaming into cunning 6a manoevers above it! Wicked! :)
Cragrat Rich - Lead - 28/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/11

A superb route, will be back to lead again at some point!
JYates - Lead dog - 26/Jun/11 with Paul Coxon

good route, but never E3 or 6a. standard E2 5c
akhughes - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11

stevebarratt - Lead O/S - 03/May/11 with Thomas Mills Richmond

stunnning line, 3 good rests with lots of gear.
Simon Rackley - Lead - May/11 with macca pacca

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11

Simon Rackley - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/10

Direct start
JulesV - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Shauna Cunningham

did the direct start, couldnt manage the mantle
ojp - 2nd - 07/Aug/10 with Si

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10

1st climb, difficult, 2nd OK, 3rd easy.
techcs - TR rpt - 22/Jul/10

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10 with Anna

Andrew1 - 2nd - 11/Jun/10 with Tom N

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - May/10 with Tom Randall

TomPR - Lead - May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Jacob Bloodworth - Lead O/S - 2010

dave mann - Lead rpt - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/09

Hidden - TR - Jun/09

Fred Sergeant - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Jim Holmes

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2009 with Brian

sarah13 - 2nd O/S - 2009 with pete40

Seymore Butt - 2009

One of my favourite routes and first onsight of the grade. Perfect crack and face climbing all the way, very pleased to get this!
derico - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Dave Hollows

Andrew1 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/08 with Chris Fisher

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/08

First clean, onsight E3 lead...and first 6a too! Awesome route.
DavidR - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/08

Had hard time getting foot onto crucial rockover hold
Stig - 2nd dog - 08/May/08 with Chris

Led with a fall, not "falls"!
chrishedgehog - Lead dog - May/08 with James

first time outdoors!
Mad as a Hatter - 2nd RP - Apr/08

gregoritos - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with gav ?

Tony Little - 2nd - 21/Apr/07 with Lucy Ellis

Hidden - 2007

middlevern - Lead O/S - 2007 with Mike Blood

one rest
jonnyboy - Lead dog - 27/Sep/06 with James Coles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/05

datoon - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/04 with RT

nige - Lead - 13/Jul/04 with mark hounslea

Hidden - Lead dnf - Jul/04

Apharri - Lead O/S - Jul/04 with Dave Wharton

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2002

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 23/Sep/01 with Ian Pickles

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/01 with Rob Muirhead

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/01

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 10/Apr/99 with Ian Pickles

Roget - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/96

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/95 with Matt Hirst

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jun/95

Hammy - 2nd - 18/Apr/95 with Colin Struthers

BillyDavies - 2nd dog - 1995

Date a rough guess. Did the direct version, no harder IMHO. Easy E3
andy farnell - Lead O/S - 1994

Hidden - 1994

mattnuttall - 2nd rpt - 17/Aug/93 with Alan Holden

Stoney Boy - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/93 with Neil McCallum

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 11/May/93 with Alan Holden

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 06/May/93 with Merk

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/92

whispering nic - Lead - 22/Oct/91 with slow hand nick

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 01/Jun/91 with Ian Pickles

mattnuttall - TR - Oct/90 with Alan Holden

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/90

Hidden - Lead - Apr/90

mik1miller - Lead O/S - 1990 with derek johnson

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/89

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

Sean Kelly - Jun/88 with Gary Thornhill & Duncan Lee

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

neilh - Lead - 10/May/86 with dave marsh

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Sep/84

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/84

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 27/Jun/83 with Paul Clark

Mark Kemball - TR - 09/Apr/83 with Paul Clark

Mark Kemball - Lead - 21/Aug/80 with Paul Clark

Mark Kemball - Lead dnf - 26/Jul/77

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