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The Finger* VS 4c

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8m. Climb to the Finger from under its left-hand side, mantel onto the projection then finish up the grim crack behind. © ROCKFAX
FA. Les Ainsworth 1967
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This climb is in 65 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 15/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/14

Lost cam in top crack. Bugger. Got it out 2 week later. Result.
erictant - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Paul

StuartCJones - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/14

philgillespie - 2nd - 16/Apr/14

Great little move going over the finger
damob123 - Lead - 22/Sep/13 with Neil Davies

nedly - 2nd - 22/Sep/13 with Emily Bridger, Damien Baxter

erbridger - Lead - 22/Sep/13 with nedly14

Guide book says VS 4b no stars, I'd agree with the concensus of VS 4c 2 stars. Two tricky sections and a bold feeling throughout.
Dave Richards - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Chris74

Good varied climb. Deffo needs a star or 2
chris74 - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Dave

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/13

couldnt mantle over the final bulge. finished left. somewhat vegetated.
The Norris - Lead dnf - 19/Jun/13 with Matt

Matt Bill Platypus - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Simon

bailed off to left before final move due to heavy pack/fading light. one to come back and bag the lead. interesting climb. sure its a 5a in the book.
peachos - 2nd - 06/Jun/13 with toomanytims

Interesting and challenging climb (for me!) that went well until the final mantel. Took one fall and then took the easier option of going up the left side. Needs a return visit..
toomanytims - Lead dnf - 06/Jun/13 with Peachy

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 14/May/13 with Derek Robinson

Derek Robinson - 2nd dnf - 14/May/13 with Mark Collins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - Apr/12

bsamo - Lead - 2012

jramsdale - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Ben Laddiman

Finish somewhat traumatic.
will_benfold - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Mike L

tomo_tom - TR rpt - Jul/10

wheelo - Lead - 24/May/10 with ann

bigglesbutcha - Lead O/S - 04/May/10 with Nick

steven - Lead O/S - 04/May/10 with Becki Jones

bexyboo - 2nd - 04/May/10 with steven

ruggystunts - Lead - 23/Apr/10 with Kev

Did someone miss a "1" of the length.. 8m!!?? 18m more like
nickhoward - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with kevin wheatley

philw - 2010

nickhoward - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Martin Knight

adam06 - Lead - 19/Jun/09 with chris white and chris carr

garethtodd - TR - Jun/09

Finished left. Going Dark
slarty - 2nd - 16/Apr/09 with Richard

Lunar25 - 2nd O/S - 2009 with Stacy Oliver

Trobbo - 2nd - 21/May/08 with Ali Welsh

cragmole - 2nd O/S - 01/May/08 with Nigel

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/08

Kaiser999 - Lead - Jul/07 with Dave C

Trobbo - Lead - 19/Apr/07 with steve crossley

ChrisGreen - TR O/S - 16/Apr/07 with John C

robman - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/07 with Tim

samking251 - 2007

Hidden - Solo β - 09/Sep/06

Not too bad. Bit nervy on the traverse. Finish up the groove a bit undignified.
rick1fugazi - 2nd O/S - 04/May/06 with Bob

Darryl M - Lead O/S - 2006 with Neil Constantine

CasWebb - 2nd O/S - 2006 with Clive Bell

Hidden - Lead - Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/05

Trobbo - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/05 with paul hopkins

Trobbo - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/04 with mark humphries

Hidden - Lead - Jun/02

An awkward,bitty climb. Has 2 crux's. Disappointing.
Owdham - TR O/S - 15/Jun/01 with Babs, Girtch

Steve Clark - Lead - 03/Aug/96

wild climbing, feels exposed getting onto the finger via a hanging mantelshelf
ellie macpherson - Lead - Jul/94 with Neil Macpherson, Graeme Jarvis

Hidden - 1993

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/91

whispering nic - Jun/90 with noj

Hidden - Lead - 1989

mattnuttall - Lead - 1989 with Alan Holden

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/88 with Mike Gibbison (Hairy)

Carl Smethurst - TR - 07/May/86 with Tom Rolfe

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/May/83

Ken Taylor - Lead - 01/Aug/78 with Alan Brooks

Mark Kemball - Solo - 28/Jul/77

Voting
Total votes cast 38
hard HVS0 of 13
HVS0 of 13
easy HVS1 of 13
hard VS3 of 13
VS9 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard HS0 of 13
HS0 of 13
easy HS0 of 13
hard 5a0 of 10
5a1 of 10
easy 5a1 of 10
hard 4c6 of 10
4c2 of 10
easy 4c0 of 10
hard 4b0 of 10
4b0 of 10
easy 4b0 of 10
3 Stars0 of 15
2 Stars8 of 15
1 Star5 of 15
0 Stars1 of 15
Bag of .....1 of 15
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 65 (3.1%)
Lead35 of 65 (53.8%)
Followed17 of 65 (26.2%)
Toproped5 of 65 (7.7%)
Alt Leads2 of 65 (3.1%)
Unknown4 of 65 (6.2%)

'Climbed'32 of 65 (49.2%)
clean O/S28 of 65 (43.1%)
clean β1 of 65 (1.5%)
clean rpt1 of 65 (1.5%)
dnf3 of 65 (4.6%)