Alpha* VD
[Keren at top of Alpha Arete on a glorious March day., 2 kb]8m. The shallow groove is awkward but the gear is good. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Keren at top of Alpha Arete on a glorious March day. © Chewie

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 207 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

clairemathews - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with John Cooper

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14

Yobnation - TR - 24/Aug/14

Cragstrong - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Sapphire McNiell

mky77 - 2nd - 27/Jul/14

TJ Mather - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

mrmoe17 - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14

BareBears - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14 with Carol, Tom Jemmett

tomjemmett - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Dan Jackson, Carol Umarova

JonBlundell - Lead β - 21/May/14 with Pat Buntam

Hidden - 03/May/14

stokienomad - Lead - 21/Apr/14

Michael-H - Solo - 22/Mar/14

csd23 - 2014

Ruth Allan - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/13 with David Allan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Sep/13

Hidden - TR - 18/Sep/13

Otis - Lead - 31/Aug/13

sianabanana - 26/Aug/13 with Merten

Zerocks - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Sian

AielSavage - Lead - 14/Jul/13

pete_naylor - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13

kate tarrant - Solo O/S - Jun/13

First ever Lead
Ricky Layf - Lead O/S - Jun/13 with Kate

johngriffin - 2nd - 25/May/13

becca calvert - Lead - Apr/13

Truan - Lead β - 09/Sep/12

charley - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Steve Fletcher

chumleywarner - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Charley Fell

carl_123 - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/12

bullybones - 06/Sep/12

dja - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/12 with Andy Smith

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/12

jjclarke70 - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/May/12

Horribly damp and green today but would be a really lovely climb when dry.
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12 with Angela Paul

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/Apr/12

jamescook - Lead β - 25/Mar/12 with Sharon Cook

Dan0Me - 2nd - 19/Feb/12 with Daniel Smedley

Ralphus - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/12 with Dan Peters

dantheoptimist - 2nd - 12/Feb/12 with Ralph

Hidden - 2012

Self belay top rope
solfreak - 12/Dec/11

bavarianGaz - 2nd rpt - 16/Nov/11 with Andy

Andy Merrick - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/11 with Gaz Hatton

jimhall - Solo O/S - 15/Nov/11 with Paddy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

agallimore - 2nd - 23/Oct/11

easy climb to get started with
ragabond007 - Lead - 14/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 06/Aug/11

No problems. Gem and sian had already found the decent hold at the top for me though!
The Norris - TR O/S - 06/Aug/11 with Jay, Gem, sian

sianabanana - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11 with Jay, tonyp, Simon, Gemma

howiebartrip - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Gemma Golby

Andy DJ - Solo - 03/Jul/11 with CHASETRAILBUILDA

CHASETRAILBUILDA - Solo - 03/Jul/11 with andy

Around900 - TR O/S - Jul/11

thrutch - Solo - 26/Jun/11

swoollock - 2nd - 26/Jun/11

cragant - 2nd - 26/Jun/11

kez1 - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/11

colin milton - Solo - 21/May/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/May/11

tradguy - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with Alice du Preez

sam coward - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Helen

Derikku - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/11

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Christian Turford

RachaelB - Lead - 10/Apr/11 with Castle Sam

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Sam.EB

tubby Tez - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/11 with daddybear2004, templeton adams

Andrew Abraham - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/11 with Nick Whimster

nickwhimster - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/11 with Andrew Abraham

Hidden - Lead - Apr/11

antonymcphillips - 2nd - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/11

Niall_H - Lead - 19/Mar/11

Daymo - Solo - 06/Mar/11

kestrelspl - 2nd β - Mar/11

Hidden - Solo - 2011

Homebrew165 - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/10

Not really what I would call awkward, nice little route shame it was so short.
matthomas79 - Solo O/S - 28/Nov/10

leakster - Lead - 21/Sep/10 with Jeff

richyclimb - Lead - 23/May/10 with tala murdock

Tala M - 2nd - 23/May/10

1st onsite lead
Spidermunkie - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

lukebowman551 - 2nd - 17/Apr/10 with Duncan Bourne

grubes - 2nd - 21/Mar/10 with Tom Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

First Lead climb.
Thomas Smith - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10

Malcolm Tucker's Sweary Aunt - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Phil Lucas

SHCS - 2010

wet
emilysmile - Lead - 27/Oct/09

kel1989 - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/09 with Emily Anniballi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 21/Jun/09 with Vic Chambers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09

Dans First Lead!!
bavarianGaz - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Dan

A Downing - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/09

LivinITlarge - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Chris Baggy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/09

snakebite - Solo O/S - 24/May/09

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 11/May/09

benny_m - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09 with Ali Brown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/09

Hidden - Lead - May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09

Em White - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with James

PaulGreenhead - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Kirsty

Kirsty - 2nd - 11/Apr/09 with PaulGreenhead

jumpingjimminy - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/09 with Ellie

Hidden - Lead - 07/Mar/09

stordys - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 06/Dec/08

jumpingjimminy - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Ellie

RockAngel - 14/Sep/08 with Andy

RockAngel - 14/Sep/08 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/08

VS4b - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08

pepperpot - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/08 with Martin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/08

hapymike - Solo - 15/May/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/May/08

Ben Hollands - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/08 with Wendy Anderson

Ben Hollands - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/08 with Wendy Anderson

misterb - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with rachel.gregory.helen

Steve Banham - Solo - 17/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07

3rded
stevefromstoke - TR O/S - 07/Oct/07 with mart

mintcake - Lead - 22/Sep/07 with John Kelly

Brett.C - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Sue Priddey

Chris Lyon - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/07 with Tom Whitehead

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/07

captainH - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Jez Hadall

The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/07

John Sergeant - 2007

donkster - Solo O/S - 2007

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 12/Nov/06

Si dH - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/06 with Neil Furniss

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead - 08/Oct/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/06

Alfredo - Lead - Sep/06 with Jen

RETICENTFISH - Solo - 07/Aug/06

climbingpixie - Solo - 29/Jul/06

AlastairB - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Sarah Ford

AlastairB - Lead rpt - 08/Jul/06 with Sarah Ford

fordie77 - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/06 with A Brookes

fordie77 - 2nd rpt - 08/Jul/06 with A Brookes

Hidden - Solo - 09/May/06

First lead for many months, some sketchy moves but excellent gear
Steve Pardoe - Lead - 03/May/06 with Arnaud Garcon

John Eley - Lead O/S - May/06

FrankW - Solo O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Joe

John Sergeant - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Caralynh - 2nd - 17/Jul/05 with Jez Hadall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/05

Tony Buckley - Lead - Jul/05 with Allan Pilkington

davek - Lead O/S - Jul/05 with Larson

ArnaudG - Solo - Jun/05

orb - Solo - Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/05

Hidden - Lead - Apr/05

Rampikino - 2nd - 08/Aug/04 with Liz Hay

sce8 - Lead O/S - 02/May/04

mol - Solo - Apr/04

Hidden - 2004

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 04/Jun/03

nige pacer - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/03

craig h - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/98 with Jamie Lillieman

smudge - Solo rpt - 14/Jul/97

ChrisJD - Solo - 01/Sep/96

Stuart S - Solo O/S - Jul/96

alan moore - 1996

Hidden - 1995

smudge - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/93

OMSKB - Solo - 27/Mar/93

smudge - Solo O/S - 1993

SimonN - Solo - 22/May/91

Roget - Solo O/S - 1991

andrew300169 - 1990

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/May/89

Nigel Bond - Solo - 28/Mar/87

Nigel Bond - Solo - 18/Sep/83

babymoac - 29/May/78

tapley - Lead - 03/Oct/74 with Alison Tapley

johnwright - Solo - 10/Oct/71

mikej - Solo - 26/Aug/70 with Stewart Grant

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Leo Choi, Kamikaze Badger

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