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Dateline*** E2 5c

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[Cleaning Routes- Dateline, 2 kb]The once-pegged crack is a classic pumpy pitch. It can be soloed by the talented and led by the merely good. © ROCKFAX
FA. Rick Newcombe & Geoff Ashton, 1960s 1965

Ticklists: Very good routes in the UK, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, 50 cracks to Squamish.

Photo: Cleaning Routes- Dateline © _Robert_Watson_
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 62 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Jay-Ast - Solo RP - 06/Jun/13 with Rosyk

Self belayed, did it after three goes. I'd tried it on a top rope early in the year, I'd only been climbing a couple of months and could barely get off the ground.
Pooley - TR RP - 2013

very slimy but still good
switch - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/12

Jay-Ast - Lead RP - 31/Jul/11 with Philip Ralfs

Jay-Ast - TR O/S - 28/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd dog - 14/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd dog - 11/Jul/11

One rest due to slime
dread-i - TR dog - 14/Jun/11 with dave m.

First crack climb, awesome climb going to clean on my next attempt !
Christopher Hunter - TR dog - 23/May/11

NeilGriffiths - Lead - 11/Jul/10 with Adam

A Crook - 2nd - 11/Jul/10 with Neil Griffiths

paulthebongoman - 10/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/09

Hidden - TR β - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - TR dnf - 02/Jul/09

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2009 with Tom Eagle

Hidden - TR - 02/May/08

leopet - TR O/S - May/08 with Tom

climbed clean using shunt. crack wet in places.
Tom Eagle - TR RP - 19/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - Feb/08

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/08

Pre placed the gear so not a true lead, but a great climb never the less.
tomvet2b - Lead RP - 2008 with Ollie Padget

Hugo First - 2008

Jamie Light - TR rpt - 20/Apr/07 with Phil Baker/Derek Hull

Jamie Light - TR rpt - 05/Apr/07 with Will Hunt

Jamie Light - TR RP - 07/Jun/06 with Phil Baker/Derek Hull

Got it clean. nice and easy when its dry.
Will Hunt - TR RP - 01/Jun/06 with Nick Bird

John Marsland - TR - 24/May/06

Looks easy from the bottom but just couldnt do it onisight. I think the algae preventing jamming and the greeness of the wall preventing smearing had something to do with it. We shall see in the summer.
Will Hunt - TR dog - 18/Apr/06 with Ste Gilbert

Hidden - 2006

stuc - 2nd - 2006 with mackie

ArnaudG - TR - 2006

Hidden - TR O/S - Aug/05

Fantastic line and can't wait to lead it when it dries up a bit :)
Richard Hession - TR O/S - 10/Jul/05 with Phil Corf

Hidden - Sent x - Jul/05

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - Jun/05

Swirly - TR dog - 2005 with Nick Barrowclough

Dom Whillans - TR - 2005

nicholas Barrowclough - Lead - May/04

cjphillips - TR - 19/Aug/03

Carl Smethurst - Lead dog - 2003 with Gareth Mayhead

Hidden - TR O/S - 2000

John Marsland - TR - 07/Jul/99

Roget - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/98 with jon

frost - 1995

whispering nic - Solo - May/92 with Graham Iles

Hidden - Lead β - Jul/91

nige - Lead O/S - 1990 with sven rowan

mik1miller - Solo - 1989 with derek johnson

Tony Buckley - Sep/88

Hidden - TR - Jun/88

Hidden - TR - 28/May/87

Hidden - Sep/82

Hammy - TR - 01/May/81 with Pete Smith

Hammy - TR - 13/Jun/80 with Rob Lawson

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Hammy - Solo - 03/Jul/79

Hammy - Solo - 28/Apr/79

Hammy - Solo - 04/Mar/79

Hammy - Solo - 11/Jul/78

Mike Owen - Solo - 1978

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Hidden, mike_clayton, stemill, Hidden, gwedgwood, Will Jung, Tom Eagle

Voting
Total votes cast 34
hard E30 of 1
E30 of 1
easy E30 of 1
hard E21 of 1
E20 of 1
easy E20 of 1
hard E10 of 1
E10 of 1
easy E10 of 1
hard 6a0 of 19
6a0 of 19
easy 6a5 of 19
hard 5c4 of 19
5c8 of 19
easy 5c2 of 19
hard 5b0 of 19
5b0 of 19
easy 5b0 of 19
3 Stars7 of 14
2 Stars6 of 14
1 Star1 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed9 of 62 (14.5%)
Lead14 of 62 (22.6%)
Followed5 of 62 (8.1%)
Toproped27 of 62 (43.5%)
Bouldered1 of 62 (1.6%)
Unknown6 of 62 (9.7%)

'Climbed'32 of 62 (51.6%)
clean O/S10 of 62 (16.1%)
clean β2 of 62 (3.2%)
clean rpt2 of 62 (3.2%)
clean RP8 of 62 (12.9%)
dogged7 of 62 (11.3%)
dnf1 of 62 (1.6%)