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Tower Chimney* D

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[Tower Chimney, 3 kb]16m. The chimney splitting the buttress is very traditional. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Tower Chimney © jumpingjimminy
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 80 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Apr/14

jack 9895 - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/14

Hidden - TR - 18/Sep/13

Otis - Lead - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/13

RVCMC - First Trad Lead
londonoring - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Hannah Johnson

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Nov/12

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

dsgarner - TR O/S - 25/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo - 18/Aug/12

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

teamrob - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Bex

Top rope self belay
solfreak - 20/May/12

howiebartrip - 2nd - 30/Mar/12 with Ben Rean

jamescook - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Sharon Cook

davesperring - 2nd - 06/Nov/11 with Tom Webber

josh_smith_90 - 2nd O/S - 22/Oct/11

swoollock - Lead - 09/Jul/11

cragant - 2nd - 07/Jul/11

moelfras - Lead - 03/Jul/11

lewismansell - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

Tom Harper - 2nd - 15/Apr/11 with Michale Jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

ross brinson - Lead - 19/Mar/11

with aroure
treg - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Bird

quantized - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Emma Bowles

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/10

Paul1 - 2nd - 19/Jun/10 with Jon

Another fun chimney. (If that's your thing) Stacked with gear. Chimney split by flake in top third. Righthand side taken. Well worth the 1 star
kiwi boy - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Richard Fox

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10

Andy DJ - Lead - 03/May/10 with CHASETRAILBUILDA

Hidden - Lead - 11/Apr/10

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Shane-Smith - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

lukebowman551 - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Jeff Escosio

Wet, green and started raining halfway up......not pleasant! especially that exposed step near the top.
jumpingjimminy - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/09 with Ellie

Quite pleasant. Did the left-hand start.
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 06/Aug/09 with Dave Gregory

Laura-lou - Lead - 05/Aug/09 with dad

Checking Chig's gear placements.
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) - 2nd - 22/Mar/09 with Chirag Shah

First Lead
Jake Howard - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/09 with Sam Strong

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Peter Drake

Peter Drake - Solo O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Ewan Russel

Martyn - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 27/Sep/08

Left hand start is harder but less green.
Paul green - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Richard Priestley, Alison Green

First lead
jumpingjimminy - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Ellie

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/08

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

Dave Wearing - Lead - 12/Apr/08 with Sparky.

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

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

Ben Hollands - Lead - 14/Jul/07 with Wendy Anderson

cooper leek - Solo - May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07

Mike W - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/07 with Ben

gibbo38 - Lead - 14/Jan/07 with martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/06

david the bear - 01/Jul/06 with Matt S

davek - 2nd - Jun/05 with Larson

Hidden - Solo - 29/Apr/05

Rampikino - Lead - 06/Apr/05 with Bob Brown

mol - Solo - Apr/04

Hidden - 2004

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 25/Aug/03

Hammy - Solo - 27/Mar/02

Katie Weston - 2nd - Aug/00

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

FrankW - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/98 with Roland K

FrankW - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/98 with None

EddieA - Solo O/S - 23/May/98

ColinD - Lead - 17/Jul/94

smudge - Solo O/S - 1993

Roget - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/90

andrew300169 - 1990

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/May/89

tapley - Solo - 18/Sep/87

Ian Archer - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/86

Nigel Bond - Solo - 09/Jan/83

mikej - Solo - 24/Jun/70 with Nick Taylor, Rosemary Lewis, Pete Williams, Malcolm Eldridge

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, reckless_rat, Kamikaze Badger

Voting
Total votes cast 18
hard HD0 of 11
HD0 of 11
easy HD7 of 11
hard D0 of 11
D4 of 11
easy D0 of 11
hard M0 of 11
M0 of 11
easy M0 of 11
3 Stars1 of 7
2 Stars1 of 7
1 Star5 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
Bag of .....0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed22 of 80 (27.5%)
Lead35 of 80 (43.8%)
Followed16 of 80 (20.0%)
Toproped3 of 80 (3.8%)
Unknown4 of 80 (5.0%)

'Climbed'45 of 80 (56.2%)
clean O/S33 of 80 (41.2%)
clean β1 of 80 (1.2%)
clean rpt1 of 80 (1.2%)