Tales of the Riverbank*** E5 6a
28m. A superb sustained pitch, on which the gear is perfect, but hard work to place. A loose wall (old peg and good small wires) leads to the bulge that guards the crack, pull over this then press on rapidly up the soaring line. A couple of bridged rests are available for the long legged but the ability to press on will be found of more use. FA. Steve Read, Roy Leeming, Derek Carnell, Phil Brown, Steve Hunt 1950s © ROCKFAX
FA. Steve Read, Roy Leeming, D.Carnell, P.Brown, S.Hunt 1950s. FFA (nearly) John Fleming, Chris Calow (1pt) 1978. FFA. Ron Fawcett 1978 1955

Ticklists: 100 best limestone climbs in Britain, World Graded List, Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution.

This climb is in 13 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

One rest point.
Brown - Lead - 22/Apr/11 with Lily

Surprisingly difficult to stop and drop wires into the obvious cracks on the balancey middle section
switch - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with James

This route is clean and doesn't rely on dodgy fixed gear. The peg at the initial overhang can be backed up with RPs.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Bob Smith

mark s - Lead - 24/May/08 with andi t

Great route, systematically beaten into submission. Contains possibly the best nut placement I have ever used.
andi turner - Lead - 24/May/08 with Mark Sharratt

kp64zl - 2nd - May/96 with David Pickford

Cowflinger - TR O/S - Sep/94 with Andy Sharp

Hidden - 1992

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/90

shark - Lead O/S - 13/May/89

Hidden - Lead β - 14/Aug/88

Hidden - Lead - 1988

Mike Owen - 27/Jul/86 with Elaine Owen, Gavin Peat

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
theomoore, mike mo
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