Pocket Symphony** E1 5b
[Final few moves on Pocket Symphony, 2 kb]38m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
From the ledge, head left to a diagonal break/crack then climb direct up the excellent pocketed wall (threadable surprises aplenty) to pass right of the ivy and escape into the Ivy Gash. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
1) 4c, 18m. Move right along the ledge of Nocturne to a stance.
2) 5b, 20m. Head left to a diagonal break/crack then climb direct up the excellent pocketed wall (surprises a-plenty) to pass right of the ivy and escape into The Ivy Gash.


FA. Dave Jones R.Cope 1978

Ticklists: The Peak: past and Present, Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution, Ultimate E1 ticklist, MUMC Ticklist.

Photo: Final few moves on Pocket Symphony © James Thacker
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 278 logbooks, and on 22 wishlists.

Clean !
derekb - Lead - 23/Jun/15 with Harry

definitely didnt go far enough left at the middle part of the route which made it a fair bit harder. quite sustained this way especially nearer the top but all the pockets are positive. No threads insitu which made things all the more fun for michael!
jmills94 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/15 with michael

I think I may have wondered a little too far right at one point but a brilliant little pitch all the same.
Mike505 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/15 with jmills94

jamie ward - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/15 with Chris Comrie

Alison Cairns - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/15 with Andy

belay bunny turned bad - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Iain M

Hidden - TR - 17/May/15

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Rosie Slater

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/May/15

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 10/May/15 with Rob Middleton

Hidden - TR - 02/May/15

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/15

wolverine - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/15 with Caroline Ashman

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/15 with Mike Hayes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/15

Hidden - 2015

benw681 - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/14

wolverine - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/14 with Ben Burns

Becky E - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Graeme Hammond

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Becky E

kenneM - AltLd - 24/Aug/14 with M_W_Court

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Anna

no threads in place, some a little tricky to place and a bit too hot, but really good pocket climbing
robgixer - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/14

Gets a little thin near the top. A pumpy route.
chris smith - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

mickyv33 - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with alun freem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

EDB4YLI55 - 2nd dog - May/14

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

eel - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14

Redemption for being a slag
the power - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Andy

Very good slab climbing , completely focused on climbing to the tat that terns out wasn't on my route , mised the perfect thred infront of my face :-)
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 11/Apr/14 with Rob stokes

dr_botnik - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Andy

I led the approach pitch. Mian pitch is excellent, pockety climbing. Maybe worth 3*'s?
Duncan Campbell - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/14 with Bubbles

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/14 with chris Lyness

Theeni - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Will McEvoy, John McEvoy

Great route, guy called Andy took some pics of me on it, would love to get a copy if they're good. Cheers
Jonny Nick - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

Bob - 2014

Hidden - 2014

prcleary - 2014

Hidden - 2014

adie84 - 2014

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

tmawer - 2nd rpt - 06/Oct/13 with Bram

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Tony

easy climbing but the fact you cannot spot the gear until you on top of it adds an edge. started the day at dove dale but when i left the guide book in the car we decided to try here instead.
leon - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/13 with fabricio

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/13

Merlin - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Polly Withers, Jimmy James

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/13

Alex@home - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13 with The Doctor

JEP - 2nd - 18/Jun/13 with Rachel, James

Hoyes - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Jonathan P, Rachel B

Some tat in situ
Batt - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Jonathan Prager, James Hoyes

keith leonard - 2nd - 08/May/13

amazing climbing
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

alp79 - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Jonny Ashton

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/13

Dizz - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Dale

HB1 - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/13 with KB

bullybones - Lead - 19/Feb/13 with Neil

BoulderyDave - 2nd - 26/Oct/12

Jake Young - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Mark R

mark20 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

Jake Young - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/12 with Mark R

Really great. The grade of the route is heavily dependent on how solid the threads are.
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/12 with Fred

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/12

All threads in place. Takes the experience away somewhat.
wolverine - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/12 with Caroline Ashman, Iain Mount

Loved this - great pocket climbing. VERY hot in the sun!
Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with iain mount, Mike Hayes

lead second pitch. found gear fidly but climbing steady.
catblack - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/12 with Andy Barker

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/12

Good pocket-pulling climbing.
David Kay - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/12 with Jonathan Prager

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

Did this great route much better than 2 years ago.
Jules Lane - 2nd O/S - Jun/12 with Dutch Mel

phardman - Lead rpt - 12/May/12 with Guy Maddox

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/12

bigdrew - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Ian Milward

Led 2nd pitch..Excellent climb..!
Mike Hegarty - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Dave

markalmack - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with andy lole

2nd Pitch, 3 stars, if only it was a longer.
GuyVG - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Steve Ramsden

tlmarjot - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Mark Almack

The second pitch is mint
Souljah - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with andi turner

MDowson - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with sam webb

cem - Lead rpt - 18/Dec/11 with Kirill Spiridonov, Natalia Male Alcalde

led p1 (4b)
Kirill - AltLd rpt - 18/Dec/11 with Natalia Male Alcalde, Charles Moreton

Led P2
MD - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Ed

Chris_barr - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/11 with James

robinsi197 - Lead - 09/Sep/11 with Nick

simeclimb68 - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/11 with Phil Wilkinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - TR - Sep/11

Hidden - TR - Sep/11

Maybe I missed something but I thought the gear in the crux sequence was quite poor. View at- http://youtu.be/P_BV2lrharE
caradoc - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/11 with nick yapp

Access pitch to the Thorn
petellis - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/11 with Sloth

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/11

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Andy

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/11

Lovely climbing, I found Evensong to be harder but perhpas I was tired & emotional!
Pete Nugent - 2nd rpt - 16/May/11 with Will Pettet Smith

w.pettet-smith - Lead - 16/May/11 with pete nugent

Wicked route, good pocket pulling all the way. Lead 2nd pitch.
thomasadixon - AltLd - 24/Apr/11 with Becca

Led 1st pitch. 2nd pitch is very cool!
BeccaSnowden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Tom

odox - Lead - 16/Apr/11 with Andrew Birtwistle, Tom Pitchforth

GrantB - Lead - 25/Mar/11 with El Bailos

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/11 with Charles Moreton

cem - Lead rpt - 09/Jan/11 with Kirill Spiridonov

cymjt - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 30/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10

simonp - Lead O/S - Oct/10 with Kyanouche

Coel Hellier - Lead - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10

decs - 2nd - 04/Sep/10 with Bart

steveb2006 - Lead - 31/Aug/10 with Tim Cairns

wolverine - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with James Graham

Nick Taylor - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/10 with Adam Long

spacey - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

chrisbussell - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Tim O'Neill

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/10 with Martin Cleaver

Martin Cleaver - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/10 with Dom Selers

Awesome route, led both pitches and found the 2nd pitch quite hard, but only because it is fairly hard to thread the threads, some of which are worryingly thin, although others are bomber. Thank god i had a Beeston Broddler.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Dad

Jules Lane - 2nd dog - 24/Apr/10 with Dan

Hidden - TR - 19/Apr/10

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

GF - 2nd - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

igneouscarl - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Robert Jones

Excellent.
Silum - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Carl, Tom

Dave Mason - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/09 with Adam Gill

Misha - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09

Pete Randall - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Pete Neden

Barry D - Lead - 09/Aug/09 with Ian W

Compo - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/09 with Kev Faux

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - AltLd RP - 07/May/09

godusty - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with GARY WINTER

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 20/Mar/09

Ketu - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/09

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jan/09

bullybones - 2009

Brown - 2nd O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Henry

following the pockets helps in finding the gear - wrong line makes for long run-out...
trekkie - Lead β - 13/Sep/08 with Wendy

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 25/Aug/08 with Karen Roberts & Guy Reid

Stig - 2nd rpt - 08/Aug/08 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

stemill - 2nd O/S - 03/May/08 with Mark

Diggler - Lead O/S - May/08

steveb2006 - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with Valerie Partington

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

sdht - 2008 with Jill

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Nov/07

steveb2006 - 2nd - 31/Jul/07 with Paul Eastwood

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 03/May/07 with Phil Leng

philhilo - 2nd O/S - 03/May/07 with brian rodgers

Led P2. Hungover from Anthony & Nancy's wedding on a v hot day.
Owen W-G - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Jody

Hidden - Lead - 03/Feb/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2007

Placing the threads is the hardest part
Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/06 with Jamie V

i lead the first pitch, then 2nd-ed Chris up the 2nd pitch. excellent.
jamiev - 2nd β - 05/Nov/06 with Chris the Tall

Backed off from the huge juggy pocket on the top wall, didnt trust any of the gear at all.
Si dH - Lead dnf - 13/Oct/06 with Neil Furniss

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/06

steveb2006 - Lead - 29/Apr/06 with Pete Carter

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Sep/05

Stig - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/05 with Jonathan Teale

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/05 with Erwin Bottomley

steveb2006 - Lead - 15/Jul/03 with Paul Ramsden

nickdonohue - Lead - 15/Jul/03 with Joe Brown

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/03

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/02

steveb2006 - Lead - 15/May/02 with Paul Eastwood

Pylon King Against Capit@lism - 2nd O/S - May/02 with Fiend

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/02

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 2002 with Adrian Whitehall

Nicky lead the first pitch
CrashMat Rob - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/01 with Nicky

cem - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/01 with Cam, Graham Dolman, Miles Butteriss

Julian Wedd - 2001 with D. Body

steveb2006 - Lead - 13/Feb/00 with Gareth Williams

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Mel

Both lead
steveb2006 - Lead - 21/Mar/99 with Neville Contractor

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - AltLd - 04/Jun/97

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Mar/97

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 1997 with gaz

Budge - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/96 with Brian Ottewell

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/96

andy_pemberton - Lead - 27/May/96 with Noel

craig h - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/96 with Janet Hannah

Cold frosty morning but crag is actually warm in the sun
steveb2006 - Lead - 10/Dec/95 with Duncan Stewart

daprince - Lead - Aug/95

Colin Edwards - 2nd - 07/Apr/95 with Dave Fleet

SteveRi - Lead - 1995

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Daniel Wrightson - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/94 with Dave

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - 27/Nov/94 with Rupert Gladstone

Roget - Lead rpt - 08/Oct/94 with jon

steveb2006 - 2nd - 24/Apr/94 with Dennis May

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/94

Backinthegame - 2nd - Mar/94 with John Wright

steveb2006 - Lead - 18/Sep/93 with Ian Cartwright

D Tempest - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/93 with Rick

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 11/Apr/93 with Bill Kemball

Lead P2
Mick King - AltLd - 13/Mar/93 with Steve Hill

Roget - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/93 with JT

nai - Lead - 1993

rogerskews - AltLd - 1993 with Phil

neilh - Lead - 19/Sep/92 with sara hyde

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/92

rob.grafton - 2nd - 26/Jul/92 with Bruce

tlr - Lead - 18/May/92 with Cal

superb route
andrew300169 - Lead O/S - 16/May/92 with Woz

Loved this climbing!
Sean Kelly - Lead - May/92 with Keith Bolton

Hidden - Solo rpt - 19/Apr/92

Mick King - Lead - 11/Apr/92 with Simon Walsh

AlanLittle - Lead - 11/Mar/92

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/92

Purdy? 92?
Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - 1992 with Simon Purdy

steveb2006 - 2nd - 06/Oct/91 with Simon Mee

Clive's first E1:)
adi bryant - 2nd - 05/Oct/91 with Clive

tlr - AltLd - 03/Aug/91 with Cal

Too hot for Beeston
Ena - Lead β - Aug/91 with Martin Trouse

whispering nic - 2nd - 21/Apr/91 with Graham Iles

leathers - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/91 with Hilary Gott

steveb2006 - Lead - 24/Mar/91 with Simon Mee

paulpaint - Lead - May/90

NickJH - Lead - Apr/90 with D Picker, J Airey, I Smith, D Townsend

tlr - AltLd - 03/Mar/90 with Nick

Ghastly Rubberfeet - 2nd - 1990 with Duncan Martin

Nick Rundall - 2nd O/S - 1990

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/89

tapley - Lead - 30/Jul/89 with Alison Tapley

steveb2006 - 2nd - 29/May/89 with Chris Grafton

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 29/Apr/89 with Grahame Nicoll, Rab Young

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1989

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 02/Jul/88 with Fliss Butler

mark-abz - Lead - 04/Jun/88 with Andy W

steveb2006 - 2nd - 07/May/88 with Simon Mee

My first proper E1 lead.
BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/88 with Claire Redman

Pete Pozman - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/88 with Mark Gray

Lone Rider - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/88 with Sheila Lockhart

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 20/Feb/88 with Bill Williamson

Michael Hood - Lead - 07/Feb/88

steveb2006 - 2nd - 28/Nov/87 with Roy Ruddle

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 01/Nov/87 with Frank Wilkinson

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Oct/87

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Sep/87

steveb2006 - 2nd - 19/Apr/87 with Nigel Robinson (Yorkie)

Hidden - Lead - 22/Mar/87

surfbish - Lead O/S - Mar/87

shark - 2nd - 10/Oct/86 with Chris

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/86

sadams - Lead - Aug/86 with Colin from Stoney

steveb2006 - 2nd - 17/Jul/86 with Mervyn Dudley

steveb2006 - Lead - 05/Apr/86 with Max Rock, Gez Morgan

Ian Clare - 1985

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/84

steve L - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/84 with Clive Curle

steve L - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/84 with Clive Curle

Hidden - 2nd rpt - May/84

stp - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/84

AlanLittle - 2nd - 1984 with Dave Hall

REPEATED REG
uphillnow - Lead - 1984

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 12/Nov/83 with Dave Abbey

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 18/Sep/83 with Charlie Leverton

Hidden - Lead - 26/Mar/83

Gezzer - 1983 with Andy Towne

Hidden - Lead - 1983

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/82

Had seconded the previous month
Andy Stephenson - Lead rpt - 16/May/82

Nic Robinson - AltLd O/S - 07/May/82 with Irish George

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Apr/82

Mark Kemball - Lead - 06/Feb/82 with Sian Calow

Andy Edgar - Lead - 1980

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