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The Arete* S 4a

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[The Arete Area, 3 kb]6m. The central arete of the buttress, starting on the left then spiralling up the edge. A direct start is S 4b. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Harborough beginners day out, Peak Bouldering - Limestone bold star sub 8 problems.

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Did the 4b start but came off twice :-)
Rachael88 - 2nd - 30/Mar/14 with Adam

First 2 / 3 moves are the hardest, felt more like a boulder problem start.
BStar - Lead - 30/Mar/14 with Rachael

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/14

Nick Sherring - Sent O/S - 08/Mar/14

adam clarke - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/14

Made a mess of the easier start, then flashed the direct start.
D Berry - Solo RP - 16/Feb/14

ben.phillips - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Mike Gallimore

RoscoJB - Sent O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Ruth Kirby

Steve Vincent - 2nd - 2014

Hidden - Sent O/S - 28/Dec/13

mky77 - 2nd O/S - 10/Nov/13

Sankey - 2nd - 30/Oct/13 with Reuben

Dan Geh - Sent O/S - 06/Oct/13

JHiley - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Emma

Phill Mitch - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/13

joe hallam - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/13 with chelsey robinson

Chelsey Robinson - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13 with Joe Hallam

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/13

AndyRogers - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with ianlaw

Jack93 - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/13 with Chris Redding

And the direct start
Chris Redding - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/13 with Jack Knight

jogh - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Vincent

ChrisRidg - Sent O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Amy Ackerley

gazzij - Sent O/S - 14/Jul/13

Siobhan McGowan - 2nd - 14/Jul/13

ashtond6 - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/13

Good moves but over too quickly.
rockman - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 09/Jul/13 with Geoff Mee

highrepute - Sent - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/13

chris murnin - Lead - 03/Jul/13

Amy Ack - Sent - Jul/13 with chris ridgeway

RichardMc - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/13

Jim Brownlow - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Mike Hayes

wolverine - Solo - 05/Jun/13

matiamallia - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/13 with pawelgregorczyk

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/13

sazmaz - Solo - 08/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/May/13

SteveJ30 - May/13

Hidden - 27/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 23/Apr/13

Bloody windy! Direct start - s 4b. Pretty straightforward and fun.
papalazarou - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/13

jack01 - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/13

mrginna - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/13 with Jack Bramhall

Hidden - Lead - 03/Mar/13

pigeonslipper - Solo - 02/Mar/13

RichyBOYY - Solo - 15/Feb/13

Direct start. Freezing!
Submit to Gravity - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/13 with Matt Stead

Hidden - Sent - 11/Jan/13

TGreen - Sent O/S - 05/Jan/13

ash longreach - Solo - Jan/13

Chris Hind - Solo O/S - Jan/13 with ash

Hidden - 2013

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/12 with Neil Henson

pdamann - Sent O/S - 17/Nov/12

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Oct/12

adi bryant - Sent - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead β - 14/Oct/12

eddiem1 - Sent β - 22/Sep/12

Fun highball or v short route. Solid holds and pinches.
rich.wy - Solo - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

Second
Tbaldwin-uk - Lead O/S - Sep/12

kwaidy - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/12

sting - Solo - 19/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo - 18/Aug/12

Chris Manasseh - Solo - 11/Aug/12

nmwr - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/12 with John Sergeant

Savlon - Lead - 09/Aug/12 with Dave Bowler

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12

karol dubas - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/12 with Phil Sadler

wolverine - Solo rpt - 25/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12

Lorraine Pope - Sent x - 17/Jul/12 with James Nott

frume - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/12 with Myself

tallsop - Solo - 12/Jul/12 with terry

Lovely little climb
tallsop - Solo - 27/Jun/12 with Kurt

Matt Shepherd - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/12

Robbiobaby - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/12 with Joe Hallam

Direct start 4b
999thAndy - 2nd - 10/Jun/12

Steven Andrews - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12

Wayne S - Solo - 01/Jun/12

Tamati - Solo - Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 27/May/12

Hidden - Sent O/S - 27/May/12

darrencabowabo - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

Marmoset - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

Probably led this years ago in the days before I started logging my routes. Direct start (4b)
Simon Caldwell - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

razzorbuzz - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 08/May/12

Jenny Monkey - 2nd O/S - 08/May/12 with Diane Blything

csh.1000 - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12 with Dean

Climbster - Solo O/S - 06/May/12 with Leslie

SteveM - Solo - 14/Apr/12

jumpingjimminy - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/12 with Ellie

Claire Sephton - Lead - 29/Mar/12 with Adam

colin milton - Solo - 24/Mar/12

A very pleasant solo with the direct start.
Andy Clarke - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/12

Dale - Lead O/S - Mar/12 with Anna

PAJames - 2012

andy.smythe - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Oct/11

Andrew Lester - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/11

marcoleptic - Solo - 31/Aug/11

Harder than it looked, but ok
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11 with Marilyn

victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/11

Birdo - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/11

Robin Nichols - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/11

John Lewis - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11

great climb after Jenny lead.. easy and fun and a shame it's so short.
Lukem6 - TR O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Ben Guillimore, jamie taylor, Jenny Monkey

Jenny Monkey - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Luke Mansfield

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Carol Umarova

robblowen - Sent O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Krissy

Jones_d - Solo rpt - 03/Jun/11

tricky route struggled half way up but got there in the end
craggy dave - Jun/11

Tala M - Solo O/S - 21/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 21/May/11

Less wind than last time, still faffed about (hence 2 belayers as 1st got bored) on the start but ok once i committed to it.
simonscubadiver - Lead rpt - 19/May/11 with Ian Quest, Dave Kendrick

wolverine - Solo - 15/May/11

Jones_d - 2nd rpt - 14/May/11 with Richard Taylor

Good fun climb. I guess I didn't technically complete it as I climbed too far left through a bulge in the upper section, which made it harder than it needed to be.
papalazarou - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/11

kfv - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/11

liambriddon1991 - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/11

Mr Sparkle - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/11

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

danny3007 - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/11

simeclimb68 - Solo rpt - 19/Mar/11

veeeeery windy. Hardest part was stopping the wind blowing me off!
Kendrick - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/11 with Si

Started the lead but let Dave have it as I didn't enjoy being blown off with the verrrry windy conditions.
simonscubadiver - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/11 with Dave Kendrick

Neil D - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 24/Oct/10

part.tom - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/10 with armouredego

armouredego - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/10 with Tom Parsons

stargazerhill - Lead dog - 26/Sep/10 with Brindo

brindo - 2nd - 26/Sep/10 with stargazerhill

riddle - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/10

Hammy - Solo - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10

danleyden - Solo - 01/Aug/10

Chris Dovey - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Luke Parkes

parksy986 - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with chris dovey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/10

Ben_Bullbridge - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/10

iskra2000 - Lead - 17/Jul/10 with Clare Downie

Good for first few leads, plenty of protection.
Jones_d - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/10 with Mick Cremin

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/10

stuckonarock - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Rob S

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Pete aka Dad

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

bjlsmith - Solo - 05/Jun/10

hellboundblr - Solo - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

Rhythm24 - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/10

devonjester - Solo O/S - 24/May/10

lenn1346 - Solo O/S - 24/May/10

Bisteris - Solo O/S - 21/May/10

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/10

Owen W-G - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Gav & Si

amstel - Solo - 24/Apr/10

sam coward - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Helen

thrutch - Solo - 22/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo - 21/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo - 21/Apr/10

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Charley Fell, Angela Paul

did the direct start...
charley - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Steve Fletcher, Ange

valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Charley Fell, Steven Fletcher

M_Bell - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10 with Alun Freem

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jan/10

GF - 2010

ophielle - Lead O/S - 2010

pauldr - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/09

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09

highfivekrissy - Lead - Oct/09 with Russell Belcher

scrat - Lead - 26/Sep/09

Climbed via the direct start (4b). Nice and steady after an enjoyable beginning.
climbingrev - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/09

Stevepg - Solo - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - 12/Sep/09

paul__in_sheffield - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Noodle

DanT - Solo rpt - 15/Aug/09 with Flick Towns

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/09

bjlsmith - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Ganch and SMC

DanT - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Mark Dissington

Irk the Purist - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Rachel Scott

Hidden - Solo rpt - 25/Jun/09

Did the 4b start. Have 2nded previously. Straightforward.
SuperstarDJ - Lead - 04/Jun/09 with Jamie Ireland

Seconded the 4b start version this time, nice !
mungo - 2nd β - 04/Jun/09 with David Millington

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jun/09

aquazepp - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Treacherous

treacherous - 2nd - Jun/09 with aquazepp

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

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/09

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

CJC - Solo - 10/May/09 with Matt

Hidden - Solo - 10/May/09

catblack - 10/May/09

jumpingjimminy - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Ellie

Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/May/09

Always use the Direct 4b start! Great to solo this at the start of the trad season to clear the cobwebs away...
Danzig - Solo rpt - May/09

spqr - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/09

MD - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Donna

bjlsmith - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Donna and SMC

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo - 21/Apr/09

jwpil - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/09

alexrankine30 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Dad

robblowen - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Krissy

b.hayley - Solo rpt - 08/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/09

D.Andrew - 2nd - 05/Mar/09

nick ferro - Mar/09

Hidden - Solo - 22/Feb/09

bennevis - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Barry

Hidden - Solo - Feb/09

Hidden - Solo - 30/Jan/09

thomasadixon - Solo O/S - 25/Jan/09

frume - TR O/S - 13/Oct/08 with Saff

robertporter - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/08

The_Boy_ODwyer - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/08

Pilch - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/08

co1ps - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/08 with noodle the labradoodle

@ndy - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/08 with calder

Calder - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/08 with Andy Clow

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

phja - TR - Aug/08 with lee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo - 29/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/08

danleyden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Robin Barraclough

peterbull - Solo - 22/Jul/08

sammyt - Solo - 21/Jul/08 with Paul H

Don Jebus - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/08 with sammyt

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/08 with Dom

Too short
Ronnie Concave - Lead - Jul/08 with M.Borglewood

CJE - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/08

Guy Wilson - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Byron Buck

Byronius Maximus - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/08

Phil1967 - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Ed

Mike Soulby - Solo O/S - 24/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/08

Ben Hollands - Lead - 21/May/08 with Wendy Anderson

Souljah - Solo - 11/May/08 with On my own

snowy owl - 2nd - 10/May/08 with Cathryn Birch

Matt Fry - Solo O/S - 06/May/08

direct start 4b
brew_guru - Lead O/S - 06/May/08

thrutch - Solo O/S - 05/May/08

HamishD - Solo - 05/May/08

Ed Babs - Solo O/S - 03/May/08

b.hayley - Solo - May/08

Si dH - Solo rpt - 22/Apr/08 with Chris and Jake

MD - Solo - 13/Apr/08

Direct Start
LittleJoe - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/08

blakey21 - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/08 with Joe

Hidden - Solo rpt - 02/Apr/08

Oceanic - 09/Mar/08

PanzerHanzler - Solo - 08/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

lazydaizy24 - 2008

Hidden - Solo - 2008

AntiGrav - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/07

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Colin Imrie

Another one that should surely have a boulder grade. Felt around a bit to find decent holds to top out, otherwise nice and easy climbing on gorgeous rock
pottsworth - 28/Oct/07

Jim Slater - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 12/Oct/07

RachelP - Lead - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo - 02/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - Sep/07

Sankey - Solo - 23/Aug/07

Jane - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/07 with Neil

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Jul/07

Best mini route of the year so far !
mungo - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/07 with David Millington

Harder than it looks, the hand holds aren't as juggy as expected so a bit fingery. Not bad when you're not placing gear but harder on lead.
SuperstarDJ - 2nd - 12/Jul/07 with Jamie Ireland

Ian Archer - Lead β - 12/Jul/07 with Ben Thompson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/07

PanzerHanzler - Solo - 12/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/07

Ian Broome - 2nd - 03/Jun/07 with Tanya

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/May/07

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/07

Direct Start (4b apparently)
dpmUK - Lead O/S - 29/May/07 with ebygomm

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/07

Hidden - Solo - 10/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07

tommo1664 - Solo - 28/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/07

gibbo38 - Lead - 12/Apr/07 with Robert

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Apr/07

Si dH - Solo rpt - 04/Apr/07

sammoore - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Andy Vine

Jacob Ram - Lead - 12/Mar/07 with elisa best

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 05/Nov/06

hallex - Solo O/S - 05/Nov/06

1st Solo.Yay!
Bex Atkinson - Solo - 05/Nov/06 with Dom Sellars/ Dave Barter (spotted)

My first lead!! yey.
Teslan26 - Lead O/S - Nov/06

david the bear - 2nd rpt - 21/Oct/06 with Matt S

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06

david the bear - 2nd dnf - 14/Oct/06 with Matt S

Whealiebob - Solo rpt - 28/Sep/06 with Terry

Did the direct start!
Whealiebob - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/06 with Terry

Milne - Solo - 18/Sep/06 with Dave

Eddie1234 - Solo O/S - 16/Sep/06

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/06

chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/06 with Chris Elkin

Rampikino - Solo - 05/Aug/06 with Rob Wilson

The direct start version 4b
Rampikino - 2nd - 05/Aug/06 with Rob Wilson

Jeremy Wilton - Solo - 01/Aug/06

adam carless - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Rosie and Simon

Peakphil - Solo O/S - Jul/06

Col_MAN - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/06 with Paul Bate

great last solo of the day
Peakology - Solo O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - Solo - 11/May/06

Hidden - 05/Apr/06

Hidden - Solo - Apr/06

Alpandy - Lead - Apr/06 with Chris

Paul Tomo - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/06

cem - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/06

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/05 with Ronan Kavanagh

mol - Solo - 03/Oct/05

Nige G - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/05 with Jerry

Chris Davids - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/05 with Bethan

Matt Bill Platypus - Solo O/S - Aug/05 with Cider Nut

Souljah - Lead - 12/Jul/05 with Mick

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/05 with Laura

skygodley - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/05

Dane - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/05 with Gary

krikoman - Solo O/S - 09/Oct/04 with Heather Aston, Jack Whiting, Kev Gibbs

Brown - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/04

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 02/Oct/04

Alfredo - Solo - Oct/04

Katie Weston - 2nd - 05/Aug/04

Hidden - Solo - 2004

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/03

Hidden - Solo rpt - 02/Apr/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/03

Sankey - Jan/03

Hidden - Lead - 01/Dec/02

Nice arete. good pro, cracks give more than the arete
climbingrev - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/02

Gman - Solo O/S - Jun/01

Boy - 2000

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/99 with Darren Pallett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/99

jimbonfire - Solo O/S - 25/May/99

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 1999 with Gordon

chris sm - Solo O/S - Jun/97

Marti999 - Solo - Jun/97

EddieA - Solo O/S - 04/May/97

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 18/Jun/96

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Aug/95

Kenemo - Solo - 22/Jul/95

Hidden - Solo - 15/Oct/94

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/94

GrahamHP - Lead O/S - 1993 with Cathy Seymore

Hidden - 1993

babymoac - 18/Jul/92

nai - Solo - 1990

andrew300169 - Solo - 1990

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 14/Aug/89

tlr - Solo - 25/May/89 with Dad

tlr - 2nd - 28/Dec/88 with Fin

Iain Thow - Solo - 30/Aug/88

Roget - Solo O/S - 1988

Hidden - Solo - 10/Mar/83

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1981

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 1973

mikej - Solo - 08/May/71 with E

mikej - Solo - 07/Feb/71 with Stewart Grant, E

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easy HS0 of 30
hard S10 of 30
S19 of 30
easy S0 of 30
hard HVD1 of 30
HVD0 of 30
easy HVD0 of 30
hard 4b0 of 29
4b0 of 29
easy 4b3 of 29
hard 4a5 of 29
4a19 of 29
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Style of ascent

Soloed194 of 385 (50.4%)
Lead100 of 385 (26.0%)
Followed50 of 385 (13.0%)
Toproped6 of 385 (1.6%)
Bouldered16 of 385 (4.2%)
Unknown19 of 385 (4.9%)

'Climbed'148 of 385 (38.4%)
clean O/S207 of 385 (53.8%)
clean β4 of 385 (1.0%)
clean rpt22 of 385 (5.7%)
clean RP2 of 385 (0.5%)
dogged1 of 385 (0.3%)
dnf1 of 385 (0.3%)