Windbreaker* E2 5b
[Rik soloing with style, Windbreaker (E2 5b), Classic!, 2 kb]6m.

Rockfax Description
6m. From the toe of the ramp blast up the centre of the 'blank' slab on a continuously surprising set of holds. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Classic headgames up the shallow groove, with a 4m fall potential before even starting. Luckily the holds all appear as you need them.

FA. Bob 'the blaster' WHittaker 1974

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

Photo: Rik soloing with style, Windbreaker (E2 5b), Classic! © Simmo576
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This climb is in 49 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Felt quite hard with a sprained ankle... Necky solo.
Alex Thompson - TR O/S - 11/Aug/15 with Marcus Buckley, Sam Carey

Not another soul at the Pits. Completely alone with the sounds of the moors until bellowing YES! on topout. Without chalk on it, or beta, the holds really are weirdly invisible till you find them, then it all works. Just beautiful. Amazing line, three stars all day long. And at least a whole grade harder than Weaver's Wall to actually onsight IMO.
Just Another Dave - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/15

Craig Barton - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/15

flashed, twice on tied off abseil rope before solo,
Graeme Hammond - Solo RP - 27/Jun/15 with Richard Williams

al123 - Solo - May/15 with Henry

AndyPratt88 - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/15 with Jim

JimHolmes69 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/15 with AndyPratt88

Dave Warburton - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jun/14

rikbattye - Solo O/S - 02/May/14

Acoustic_Olly - Solo O/S - 02/May/14

Marti999 - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/13 with Debbie

Lot's of holds to chose from surprisingly, though the top holds were sopping wet, so had to top out left which turned out to be 'exciting'. Will come back and repeat when it's dry.
CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/13 with Rik Battye

Hidden - TR - 02/Aug/13

Hidden - TR - 16/Jul/13

Frank the Husky - 2013

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/12

got committed on solo and tr rescue of shame.
Mattyk - TR - 15/Sep/12 with Julie, Andy Hobson

akhughes - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/12

Soloed after TR. Holds are surprisingly good really. Not as blank as it looks
harold walmsley - Solo RP - 14/Aug/12 with Mark Hounslea, Colin Struthers

efrance24234 - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/12

rob.s22 - Solo O/S - May/11 with S.B

stevebarratt - Solo - 28/Apr/11 with Rob Sandercock

vanderz - Solo O/S - Apr/11 with patrick dawson

Hard, committing, insecure and awkward climbing up the groove. backed off.
Dan Lane - Solo dnf - 08/Sep/10 with Dan Money

ste_d - Solo rpt - 29/Jun/10

PeteH - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 16/May/10 with Peter Hart

cymjt - 2010

mattnuttall - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Kevin Thaw

craig h - TR rpt - 26/Jun/09 with Shunted

Boy - May/09 with Nige Kershaw

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2008

A steep constricting groove. The holds are small incuts that are hard to see. No protection, so the ascent is always in doubt.
zwessex - Lead O/S - 2008

ArnaudG - TR - Jul/06 with Dunc

John Marsland - TR - 02/Jun/04

Shunted twice.
Phil West - TR O/S - 19/Sep/98

craig h - TR rpt - 31/May/97 with Shunted

Hidden - 2nd - 1997

craig h - TR rpt - 04/Jun/96 with Shunted

ste_d - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/93

Hidden - TR - 30/Aug/93

craig h - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/90

Hidden - TR - 20/Jul/89

Hidden - TR - 05/Jul/89

phardman - Solo - 14/Jun/89

goi.ashmore - Solo RP - 14/Jan/89 with Steve Anson

Sean Kelly - 1987 with Gary Thornhill & Duncan Lee

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jun/84

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