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Great Slab Arete* S 4a

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10m. Weave through the bulges (or pull over the lowest one - 4b) to gain and then climb the well-positioned arete on its right-hand side throughout. © ROCKFAX
FA. Brian Hodgkinson mid 1950s 1955

Ticklists: Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

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This climb is in 101 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

georgenvk - Solo rpt - 09/Mar/14

Fun direct start!
Just Another Dave - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Lance Turtle

GARY HEAP - TR - 22/Jul/13 with Lee Faulkner

stratandrew - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/13 with Nick Adamson

georgenvk - Solo rpt - 16/Jul/13

Bold.
leeds_belle - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Marc Langley

JoeMortimer_Trad - Solo - 24/Jun/13

DBoothroyd - Solo - 24/Jun/13

Andrew Lodge - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Bob, Tony

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/13

mikedelderfield - Solo O/S - 06/May/13

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 02/May/13 with martina

Beth-Cath-T - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with JimboWizbo

Beth's lead, tricky bit is not seeing the decent footholds while traversing
JimboWizbo - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Beth

gseywald - Lead - 17/Feb/13 with Dave

greengrasss - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/12

chrisgaynon69 - Lead β - 15/Sep/12 with Gary Scott, karl bamford

thedatastream - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/12 with J25

J25 - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/12 with JP

AndrewHeaton - TR O/S - 03/Jul/12

only climb on what turned out to be very wet day
stratandrew - 2nd - 16/Jun/12 with Colin Maddison

wil_perry - 2nd - 10/Jun/12 with Barney

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Jun/12

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

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

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

PD - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Fleeter

gseywald - 2nd - 02/May/12 with Dave

Did not do 2nd pitch, instead going straight up RHS of the fin / nose for a more direct but easier finish which is good fun - dynamic and airy on huge holds.
Julian Lane - Lead O/S - May/12 with Scafell Lyndsey

gseywald - Lead - 19/Feb/12 with Dave

gseywald - 2nd - 19/Feb/12 with Dave

greglad - Lead - 19/Nov/11

gseywald - AltLd - 22/Oct/11 with Dave

JEP - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/11

Barry D - Lead - 31/Aug/11 with Jon P

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

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

stratandrew - 2nd - 27/Jul/11 with Ozcan Yanik

ozzie35 - 27/Jul/11

Gashworth - Lead - 11/Jun/11

amy - AltLd - 25/May/11 with Jen

ste_d - Solo rpt - 19/May/11

paulpaint - Solo - May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

dannygiblin - 2011

johnwilson123 - Sep/10 with paul

nice climbing, i'd give it 2 stars. possibly a bit hard for 4a.
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/10 with Dan Money

Thought this was hard for Severe 4a
dpmUK - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/10 with Little Dan

cezza - TR - 04/Jun/10

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

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

Done in mountain boots - worryingly old school - KP lead, excellent work!
climbing_rocks1983 - 2nd O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Kieran

Hidden - 2010

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

grubes - 2nd - 11/Oct/09 with Chris

willworkforfoodjnr - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09 with grubes

BenedictIEP - TR O/S - 11/Oct/09

Fannied around for a while at the start.
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Anton

ste_d - Solo rpt - 04/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/09

Roget - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09 with jim

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/09

Direct start. Nice little climb, thought it deserved more stars!
embob - Lead - 13/Jun/09 with Alex

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 28/Feb/09

chri55ie - Lead - 27/Sep/08 with Mike Hough

mike_hough_uk - 2nd - 27/Sep/08 with chri55ie

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

ste_d - Solo rpt - 02/Aug/08

thinair48 - Solo O/S - Aug/08

4b start.
Calder - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/08 with James Brown & co.

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/08

Matt - BodyPoint - Lead rpt - 29/May/08 with Andrew Wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Paul Taylor, Arthur smith (Dad)

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

laurencehicks - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/07 with russ

cem - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Steve Capes

eonuk - Solo - 31/Mar/07

dread-i - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Chris Tan

Gooders - Lead O/S - Oct/06 with Ant

eonuk - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/06 with Jacko

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

JdotP - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Dave Lovelady

direct + normal starts
Carl Smethurst - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/06 with Gareth Mayhead

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

First pitch a bit of a disappointment!
George Ormerod - AltLd O/S - 10/May/06 with Clare D

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

DIRECT (Variation)
Rampikino - Lead - 27/Aug/05 with Claire & Tom

Simonj - TR - 30/May/05 with Andy

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/04 with Carmen

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

jonnyboy - AltLd - 2004 with Charlie Roland

Laramadness - Solo - 06/Apr/03

Did the direct start. This would make a nice lead.(Must return and do it). Another nice climb.
Owdham - TR O/S - 25/Nov/02 with Girtch

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Nov/02

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

babymoac - Solo - 12/Aug/89

Rob led
Chris Ellis - 2nd - 07/Aug/89 with Rob Gale, Trevor Massiah

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Voting
Total votes cast 36
hard HS0 of 12
HS0 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard S2 of 12
S9 of 12
easy S1 of 12
hard HVD0 of 12
HVD0 of 12
easy HVD0 of 12
hard 4b0 of 12
4b0 of 12
easy 4b1 of 12
hard 4a1 of 12
4a10 of 12
easy 4a0 of 12
hard 3c0 of 12
3c0 of 12
easy 3c0 of 12
3 Stars0 of 12
2 Stars4 of 12
1 Star7 of 12
0 Stars1 of 12
Bag of .....0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed19 of 101 (18.8%)
Lead40 of 101 (39.6%)
Followed25 of 101 (24.8%)
Toproped7 of 101 (6.9%)
Alt Leads6 of 101 (5.9%)
Unknown4 of 101 (4.0%)

'Climbed'43 of 101 (42.6%)
clean O/S49 of 101 (48.5%)
clean β1 of 101 (1.0%)
clean rpt8 of 101 (7.9%)