Cleft and Chimney* VD
20m, 2 pitches. 1) 10m. The rather green recessed groove leads without incident to the mid-height terrace and a stance. 2) 10m. The narrow chimney just above is awkward to enter due to its undercut base but then soon eases. MalcÕs Flaky Finish - takes the flying flake left of the chimney and has some wild moves at E2 5c. © ROCKFAX
FA. Brian Hodgkinson mid 1950s. Flake Finish - Malc Baxter 1960s 1955

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MatthewH - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/14

georgenvk - Solo rpt - 06/Aug/14

Climbed Great Slab Chimney in place of P1 as this was green, wet and particularly slimy.
Will Gordon - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14 with Clare Wolstenholme

LesserTrochanter - 03/May/14 with Annise Hirst

georgenvk - Solo rpt - 09/Mar/14

jimbonfire - 22/Feb/14

PD - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/14

P2 only in lieu of great slab p2 (fail)
mr_drains - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/13 with Brian Mc, The Defecator

georgenvk - Solo rpt - 16/Jul/13

AndrewHeaton - TR O/S - 03/Jul/13 with Alice

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/13

georgenvk - Lead rpt - 02/May/13 with martina

georgenvk - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/13

leeds_belle - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 17/Feb/13

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Oct/12

BW - 1st pitch SP - 2nd pitch
Steve J P - AltLd - 26/Aug/12 with BW

Bernie Wylde - AltLd - 26/Aug/12 with sp

vix - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Billz

Billy2000 - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Vicky

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jun/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/12

JBROWN41 - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/12 with meinertzhagen

Second pitch only
Meinertzhagen - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/12 with James Brown

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/12

Bowzle - Lead - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 19/Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Feb/12

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Oct/11

Mickdenali - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with dayszi

dayszi - 2nd - 20/Aug/11 with mickdenali

t8t9t8 - Solo - 27/Jul/11

Gashworth - Lead - 11/Jun/11

ste_d - Solo rpt - 19/May/11

WillCass - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Rick

dannygiblin - 2011

ste_d - Solo rpt - 10/Nov/10

cezza - Solo - 04/Jun/10

Mark Redgrove - Jun/10 with Phil Noble

Sianny - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10

Kendrick - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/10 with Mr Hobbs

Hidden - 2010

mr rob - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/09 with Jordan, ferg

Green, green, green, green and slimey. Nerve racking in the wet with trainers and an untested belayer...
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Adam (HUMS), Matt (HUMS)

matthewstevendaniel - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Alex Tompson

ste_d - Solo rpt - 04/Oct/09

maherp - TR - 12/Sep/09 with Zenobia Mehta, Chris Williams

Chris_Williams - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Zenobia Mehta, Phil Maher

Lovely sunny day, warm, touch of wind. Perfect conditions. Cleft was green but dry, protection was very good. Lead first pitch, but tried to lead second pitch to no avail. Defeated by the entrance to the chimney. I blame my fat arse, and lack of skill, and strength, and the position of the moon. Tried variation route going up the right hand side of the flake but just couldn't do it. Gave up, downclimbed and belayed Andy up so he could have a crack. He also tried the variation, but didn't make a pigs ear of it. On second, it was extremely easy. No idea why I couldn't do it before.
RankAmateur - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Andy Gartside

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/09

sibluer - 2nd - 10/May/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 28/Feb/09

chri55ie - 2nd - 27/Sep/08 with Mike Hough

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/Sep/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/Sep/08

as one pitch
mike_hough_uk - Lead - 27/Sep/08 with chri55ie

Hidden - TR O/S - 24/Aug/08

thinair48 - Solo O/S - Aug/08

Calder - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/08 with James Brown & co.

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/08

ste_d - Solo rpt - 22/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/08

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/07

only seconded the 1st pitch, chickened out of the chimney as it was blowing a gale up there
eppa - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/07 with dread-i

Bottom pitch only. Too windy for the top.
dread-i - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/07 with eppa

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/07

eonuk - Solo - 31/Mar/07

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/06 with Paul Taylor, Arthur smith (Dad)

Lead p2 did flying flake variation
dread-i - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Chris Tan

Matt - BodyPoint - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/06 with John Guest

JdotP - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/06 with Matt Glaves

Carl Smethurst - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/06 with Gareth Mayhead

Chris Davids - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/06 with Rob

LAW - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/06 with Nick M, Jenny F

craig h - Solo rpt - 11/Sep/05

Rampikino - Solo - 27/Aug/05 with Claire & Tom

Simon Caldwell - Solo O/S - 19/Dec/04

Allan Young - AltLd O/S - 14/Nov/04 with Megan Stanley, Sam Gerrard

Rampikino - Lead - 24/Jul/04 with Liz, Ian, Claire, Glyn

John Eley - Lead O/S - Mar/04

jonnyboy - AltLd - 2004 with Charlie Roland

Michael Brown - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/03 with Pete Mcmillan, Nick Mcmillan

Laramadness - Solo - 06/Apr/03

craig h - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/90

babymoac - Solo - 12/Aug/89

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/89

charlesmfrench - Solo - 05/Oct/80

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