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[Sam leading the second pitch of The Golden Yardstick, 1 kb]44m, 2 pitches. A superb second pitch follows the hanging rib right of Manx. 1) 4b, 14m. Climb onto a pedestal then continue up the groove to a bizarre stance in a unique cave. 2) 5a, 30m. Climb up right then traverse left above the cave to access the right wall of the hanging prow. Follow this with interest to a possible stance and finish up the wide crack of Manx over on the left. © ROCKFAX
FA. Tom Proctor, Al Evans, Keith Myhill 1976

Ticklists: 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Rockfax Peak Limestone Top 50, Classic Peak Limestone Trad - VDiff to E2, The Peak: past and Present.

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This climb is in 415 logbooks, and on 18 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Jul/14

Hol led pitch 1; I led pitch 2.
DavidR - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Holly Adamthwaite

the power - 2nd rpt - 02/Jul/14 with rob

as one pitch
dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/14 with Phil Taylor

Led P1. Top pitch superb
Richard Alderton - 26/Jun/14 with Matt Bannister

Wayne S - Lead - 25/Jun/14 with Richard W

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14

I led the first pitch, Trevor led the far more exciting second pitch
stevelismore - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Will Cook, Trevor PCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14

john max - AltLd - 22/Jun/14 with Fran Coles

Superb second pitch. Committing step left onto the prow, then holds and gear appear. Top end VS
Andy Chubb - AltLd - 21/Jun/14 with Nick Gregory

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/14

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

Lead first pitch
andyclimber - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/14

2nd'ed 1st pitch, led 2nd pitch, after much faffing about not wanting to step left into the unknown!
Michael-H - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with mapperley samurai

Lead P1. P2 a great intro to Wildcat for Michael.
mapperley samurai - AltLd rpt - 06/Jun/14 with Michael H

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14

done as one pitch
pebbles - Lead - 18/May/14 with alison cairns

I got P2 - yey! Stupendous pitch, but was baking hot which made the move over the cave feel every inch 5a. The hanging slab is just fantastic.
embob - AltLd - 17/May/14 with Alex

Hidden - AltLd - 17/May/14

jamesclimbing - AltLd - 16/May/14

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

Lukem6 - Lead rpt - 05/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/14

Done as 1 pitch. Lovely P2
Julian Lane - Lead - 04/May/14 with Mynydd Al, Mynydd Paul Justin

P2
the power - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/14 with Paul Hy

Bril route
Paul Hy - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/14 with Phil T

bendevonport - 2nd - 27/Apr/14

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 27/Apr/14

jshields - AltLd - 27/Apr/14 with Jeff Ingman, Tony Fidler

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/14

Lead 1st pitch, hanging belay to better see next pitch.
MaccMark - AltLd - 29/Mar/14 with James Williams

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/14

lead in 1 pitch. hailstorm started as I reached the crux above the cave, certainly sped me up, the top was quite wet/ slippery and therefore sketchy. otherwise an amazing route, will take all the gear you can carry, far easier than it looks and def. soft 5a
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Dan

2 pitches, really good.
JHiley - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/14 with Sarah

sdixon - 2nd - 11/Mar/14 with Joe Hiley

warm up
Lukem6 - Lead rpt - 10/Mar/14 with louise k, sam d

Lead second pitch. Did not disappoint. Felt quite easy. Very well balanced throughout. Holds and gear are all there. Despite what it looks like from below.
mapperley samurai - AltLd O/S - 30/Nov/13 with Blake Williams

Such a great climb... best of it's grade for me so far in the UK I think. Only 2 star in some guide books - no chance, this is 3 star all day for me, I've lead it a bunch of times and it's a smile per move and the perfect VS 5A.
Blake - Lead rpt - 29/Sep/13

Milne - AltLd rpt - 29/Sep/13 with martin russ

belay little bit above the groove (thick root), nice 2nd pitch, interesting, airy moves left and up
Russ - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Terry Milne

Hidden - 28/Sep/13

hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Jill C

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Sep/13

00B4YLI5500 - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/13

P2
Matt Cooke - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/13 with Rosh

HB1 - 2nd rpt - 31/Aug/13 with KB

mbxcs1 - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13

Jim led P1, Adam led P2 (superb, long reach helped!)
adam clarke - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with James Hulme

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Aug/13

Tony Ryland - AltLd - 13/Aug/13 with Steve Barby

Superb climb. Loved every moment of this. Makes me want to do more limestone :)
lundyman - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Johnboy

Committing and blank looking from other perspectives, However once committed the holds and gear just keep coming as long as you keep moving, AWESOME CLIMB!
jamie ward - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with John Howes

Me P1, Dan P2. Great climb.
treg - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Dan Osbaldeston

matt P1, me P2. great route.
DanOsb - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with matt

helenstuart - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Mike

Lead P1 which was better than expected, the cave was pretty cool. P2 was great fun, the moves onto the nose felt quite spicy with the exposure. Big grin!
climbinmunkey - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Helen

max_chan - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/13 with Jim Slater

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13

Both pitches
mrginna - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Andy p

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13

JEP - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/13

Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with David K

P1.
David Kay - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with James Hoyes

Lovely crux section on super-positive pockets.
ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Keeley Scholes

1st pitch
Lukem6 - AltLd rpt - 10/Jul/13 with james "sasquatch"

I led P1, Charley led P2. First pitch unremarkable. Second pitch very interesting moves, not sure I'd have enjoyed them so much on lead though!
valentinesbabe - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/13 with Charley Fell, Steven Fletcher

Led P2 again. Was stupidly hot - got pumped silly on the crux (think I was being a bit cocky as well as had no problem last time) so backed off, down climbed to my gear and got lowered to the cave in shame. Had a bit of a moan, cooled down then did it no problem. Still a brilliant route, loved it and looking forward to doing it again...
charley - AltLd - 08/Jul/13 with Steve Fletcher, Ange

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/13

nic42 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with josh

Lovely climbing holds and gear after every move.... chalk free
Lukem6 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with tom

hipyhop - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Luke Mansfield

P2, lovely, didn't notice exposure, was smiling too much. Final wall direct; avoided Manx grove.
ColinD - AltLd - 18/Jun/13

Led P1
Dennis999 - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Maddie

Maddie - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Dennis999

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 26/May/13

jwpil - Lead rpt - 26/May/13 with Mat

did p2 and p3. good holds and a bold step above the cave.
kwaidy - AltLd - 25/May/13 with sting

sting - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with kwaidy

SED - 2nd O/S - 22/May/13

Fragmod - Lead - 19/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/May/13

benscarter - Lead O/S - May/13 with Kaori Carter

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/13

A nice airy feeling on pitch 2
Kyle Rance - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Lauren Roberts

andyclimber - 2nd dog - 18/Apr/13

MTBAnimal - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/13

jwhereat - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - Apr/13

Lunar25 - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Phil Marsh

ejected - 2013

Rich Malcolm - Lead β - 16/Sep/12 with Lee Stanley

jimbonfire - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/12

Lovely route, Steady on P2, did the traverse over cave in one big rock over, poss reducing route to 4C!
Wayne S - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Jon Croxford

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/12

ashtond6 - Lead - 11/Aug/12

admackie - AltLd - 03/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jul/12

Love this route, and enjoyed it again 25 years after first doing it. Gorgeous pocketed limestone, one step at a time, holds keep coming... the belvedere ledge never looked so good as it did today.
bradscorner - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/12 with Archie

Lead through
Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Chris Vanderz, Graham Plant

Mike Hegarty - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Dave

Phill Mitch - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/12 with bleggs

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/12 with Olli Crudge, Andrea Morgan

Olli-C - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/12 with Andrea, Rachel Slater

Palindrome - 2nd - Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/12

mary - 2nd - 17/Jun/12 with Matt Taylor

The jugs just keep coming, top quality route and quite doable in one long pitch. Makes for an even better route i think!
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Ruth Taylor

Think I lead this as one pitch.
tomboyle - Lead O/S - Jun/12 with tatts

Robin Nichols - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

andybirtwistle - Lead - 24/May/12 with Keith Lonsdale

Lead P1
Sankey - AltLd - 23/May/12 with Jon and Ed

Hidden - Lead - 20/May/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 07/Apr/12

MoWalker3 - 30/Mar/12 with Cormac

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Mar/12

johncook - 2nd - 26/Mar/12

Phil PBC - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with henry castle

Hidden - 04/Mar/12

Classic, never get tired of climbing this route.
marcoleptic - 2nd - 24/Feb/12 with Alan

PAJames - 2012

neilh - 2012

Led the delightful second pitch at the same time of year and in the same lighting conditions seen in Gordon Stainforth's excellent photograph. A superb bit of rock which generates a safe, spectacular and satisfying climb. Well done Tom, Al and Keith (back in '76).
Falko - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/11 with Al W.

led P2
cragtyke - AltLd - 01/Oct/11 with gareth h

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Oct/11

helios - AltLd - 23/Sep/11 with Simon Bailey

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 18/Sep/11

Led P2. Awesome route!! Quite steady with good gear but quite a committing, bold feeling move left, over the cave. Luckily there are holds just where you need them...
charley - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Steve Fletcher

chumleywarner - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Charley Fell

Once seconded before. Confirmed the quality.
masa-alpin - Lead RP - 06/Aug/11 with Michelle A

I led first pitch easy enough and it is quite short, second pich above cave was led by Dan. Even as a second the moves above the cave feels very exposed. Great climb.
Johnny B Diggerman - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/11 with Dan L

stronglikebear - AltLd - 21/Jul/11 with Johnny B Diggerman

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Laurie, Dan Lane

Long reach is nice to have for this route.
MTBAnimal - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/11

Tomber - AltLd rpt - 25/May/11 with Alex Singleton, Neil Howett

vanderz - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with patrick dawson

first pitch only got caught in a thunderstorm and had to retreat!!!!
davewsargent - Lead rpt - 09/May/11

Brilliant second pitch. I led P1.
The Ivanator - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11 with Stewart

Stewart Armstrong - 01/May/11 with Ivan Bicknell

gordonday - 2nd rpt - 28/Apr/11 with clive

At least the 4th time on this route, first led early 90s.
jshields - AltLd - 27/Apr/11 with Jeff Ingman, Dave Sargent

davewsargent - Lead - 27/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

Thelongcon - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with John

Brilliant climbing on the first half of the main pitch, sadly let down by the scrappy top but still well worth two stars.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Becca

Started to lead 2nd pitch but backed off due to being too hot! Shame as I'd already done the hardest move.
BeccaSnowden - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Tom

I did the first pitch (completing Lobo) before Keir took over for P2 & the crux - getting onto the prow above the cave - "terrifying" - a very stretchy placement of a hex before clinging onto the wall and moving up to a good jug just before it goes over the top to join up with Manx - great second - including hanging from one arm & knees bent (yes, I looked like a monkey!) in order to wriggle loose the first hex.
danny269 - AltLd - 17/Apr/11 with Keir

danny3007 - 2nd - 13/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Apr/11

Matt Fry - 2nd rpt - 08/Apr/11 with Andy Janezko

bigdrew - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/11 with Matt Fry

helios - AltLd - 01/Apr/11 with Simon Bailey

AG led P1, I led P2. Great climbing up the pocketed wall on P2
JGW - AltLd - Apr/11 with Ali Gurney

pie_eater_pete - AltLd - 24/Mar/11

TRFrost - Lead - 31/Jan/11 with T. Kimber

Second pitch in dark
Tomber - 2nd rpt - 31/Jan/11 with Tom Frost

keith leonard - AltLd - 2011

climb the peak - Lead O/S - 2011

keith leonard - 2011

Lead fantastic second pitch. A tricky step out to hidden holds unlocks a wonderful face of sustained, crimpy climbing in an airy position. The holds are there when you need them and the pro is pretty good. Absolutely loved it - only wish it was longer! First pitch unremarkable.
Tomber - AltLd O/S - 10/Nov/10 with Stuart Hurworth

Lead first pitch. Second pitch was easier than it looks, with lots of good hand holds where needed, though hard to spot on the oddly textured wall. Step across was good once hand hold was spotted, few moves above seemed challenging! Excellent.
Stuart Hurworth - AltLd O/S - 10/Nov/10 with Tom Kimber

lukas richardo - AltLd O/S - 24/Oct/10 with jamie

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

Lead first pitch. Second pitch had very interesting traverse. Did from higher therefore harder according to Saffra. Good climb.
andrea83 - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Saffra

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/10

Bex_M - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Duncan Dunbar

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jun/10

Lead first pitch, same start as for 'Lobo', second pitch was awesome climbing!
Rhythm24 - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Rob Benton

Led 2nd pitch.
garywong - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Jason Kleine

Fabulous second pitch which looks improbable from the belay stance but opens up into wonderful positions with sectet jugs when you commit to make blind moves.
LoopyLou - AltLd - 26/Jun/10 with Thea Williams

Led P1
kleinej - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Gary

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

Absolutely superb climb! Loved every moment of it. Chris's first lead fall.
staceyjg - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Chris Gardner

First lead fall on 2nd pitch, lowered to the ledge and started again. Cruised it the second time knowing th e gear was solid and hadn't spent 5mins trying to position it with one arm locked off. Really nice climb!
minaturechris - Lead RP - 20/Jun/10 with Stacey

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Jenny Andexer

The upper face climbing is excellent!
masa-alpin - 2nd β - 10/Jun/10 with Brian Q

DerwentDiluted - AltLd - 02/Jun/10 with Nicola Pettit

Great top pitch
Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Martin Haworth, Rich Cutsforth

Phill Mitch - 2nd rpt - 19/May/10 with reapey

first 5a trad lead,couple of bold moves stepping left above the cave but rewarding
reapey - Lead - 19/May/10 with phil

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/10

katyc - 2nd - 16/Apr/10

This is still a delightful climb (well, most of it). If your rope is long enough, no reason why shouldn't be done in one pitch - have seen quite a few parties doing this.
djones66 - AltLd - 15/Apr/10 with Stve mc D

Hidden - 14/Apr/10

weirdsausages - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Milne - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/10 with sarah.

Sarah Brookes - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10

paddygoodwin - AltLd O/S - 2010 with tracey tomlin

djones66 - 2010

fatblacktone - Lead O/S - 2010

Cool, looked improbable. Adrian teased me from the ground as he's done it before. Didn't give anything away though. Just chuckled at me. Nice
jayrenegade - Lead O/S - 2010 with Heather, Adrian

pete1993 - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Led both pitches.
slacky - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09 with Tim & Ben

Led the good pitch this time. Great climb.
Jim Slater - AltLd rpt - 07/Nov/09 with Rosa

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Page

Socialclimber - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Dave

tigertim - 2nd - 30/Sep/09 with Dave Reeve

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/09

Led P2. If more limestone routes were like this I might actually like climbing on limestone!
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Jim

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/09

Milne - AltLd rpt - 14/Sep/09 with dave saxby

Stevepg - 2nd - 12/Sep/09 with Matt Cantrill

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/09

Dave Reeve - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/09 with Tim Selvage

Me P1, Dan P2, second pitch is excellent, crux is the only move thats anywhere near 5a
Sam1991 - AltLd - 31/Aug/09 with Dan

second pitch is ace, crux is scary.
dts - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/09 with Sam Dixon

jonka - AltLd - Aug/09 with mark

mark sadler - AltLd - Aug/09 with john

IAmAStone - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/09 with Charlie Jefferson

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 02/Jul/09

led 2nd pitch
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Alan S

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jul/09

Lead P2
jwpil - AltLd rpt - 01/Jul/09 with Mat

really good route.
danm - AltLd - 29/Jun/09 with Mel

cool cave tricky bridging top section
zara bloomfield - 2nd - 27/Jun/09 with adrian paisey

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/09

I bit of a wobble traversing onto the slab but otherwise it was fantastic.
dave.mowle - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/09 with Paul 'I'm equal to it' Summers

Guy Wilson - 2nd - 03/Jun/09 with Rick Cotgreave, Byron Buck

Harder than I remembered, but just as satisfying.
Byronius Maximus - AltLd rpt - 02/Jun/09 with Guy Wilson

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jun/09

Hidden - AltLd - 28/May/09

Soloed first pitch. Stitched the second pitch up!!
jibberingwreck - Lead - 22/May/09 with mustgetstronger

mustgetstronger - 2nd - 22/May/09 with jibberingwreck

robin heath - AltLd O/S - 17/May/09 with Rob Cole

Lead 2pitch, really enjoyable.
Michelle_250 - AltLd O/S - 13/May/09 with Joe and Ben

and Talbot
LittleJoe - 2nd rpt - 12/May/09 with Michelle

Hannah Moulton - Lead - 08/May/09 with Rob Middleton

nice
Andy Peak 1 - AltLd O/S - 02/May/09 with kev ukc

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

Lead as one massive pitch!
HamishD - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09 with Greg

Faffed for a long time at the step out, Airy to say the least, havn't climbed properly for a while...
vvanhinsbergh - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09 with Jac Hall

In 3 pitches, I led them all. Scary stuff, superb.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09

Subwaycups - 2nd O/S - Apr/09

Couldn't lead the 2nd pitch - didn't fancy step across to left above cave
daveclarke5 - 2nd - 21/Mar/09 with Andy

GrantB - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with Simon and Hugh

jsrous - AltLd - 2009 with Sam Bennett

Hidden - 2009

Chris M - 2009

p2
Sidekick - AltLd O/S - 2009

Matt P1, Me P2. Really nice 2nd pitch, never gets too hard, but never feels too easy. Gears good, enjoy!
Sam1991 - AltLd O/S - 24/Dec/08 with Matt and Andy J

I lead P1 unfortunately, as P2 was much better!
Matt Fry - AltLd O/S - 24/Dec/08 with Andy Janezko, Sam Dixon

bigdrew - 2nd - 24/Dec/08 with Sam Dixon

Brilliant climbing through some very impressive and exposed positions for the grade.
mattyork2 - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/08 with Jenny Clarke

jon bradley - AltLd rpt - 27/Oct/08 with Huw Howells

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Oct/08

Calder - 2nd - 18/Oct/08 with Andy Clow

@ndy - AltLd - 18/Oct/08 with calder

The second pitch is amazing, great exposure.
riddle - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Giovanna

Jenny Clarke - AltLd O/S - Oct/08 with mattyork2

Different Steve - AltLd rpt - 21/Sep/08 with Johnboy & Karen Roberts

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Sep/08

Budge - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/08 with Mike Oates, Dave Valentine-Hagart

dangerousoldfool - 2nd O/S - Sep/08 with Budge

Led by Simon. 1st day out..stepping out on the bulge over the cave is, um, 'atmospheric'.
thin bob - 2nd - 25/Aug/08 with Simon, Vince

Led pitch 2 and 3 together
malc - AltLd - 03/Aug/08 with Paul S

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/08

jwpil - 2nd dog - 24/Jul/08 with Joe, Martin

superb! not as polished as many say
LittleJoe - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/08 with Martin, Jack

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 24/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jul/08

smudge - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/08 with Hugh D

Led P1
Different Steve - AltLd rpt - 15/Jun/08 with Simon Chandler

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 10/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/08

@ndy - Lead - 31/May/08

Guy Wilson - Lead O/S - 16/May/08 with Paulo

Byronius Maximus - 2nd O/S - 16/May/08 with Guy Wilson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/08

mic_b - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Jon

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/08

Jim Slater - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/08 with Alan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/08

Jim did the first pitch, Alan the second. I found the first half of the second pitch hard, getting on for HVS?
rob wmc - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/08 with Alan & Jim

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 27/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

AntiGrav - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Pretty damp. Ace fun.
Paz - AltLd O/S - 27/Dec/07 with AR

Paul Tomo - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/07 with Kev

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/07

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 24/Aug/07

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/07

Easier section(s)
David Robinson - AltLd - 08/Jul/07

Led first (easy) pitch
tatz45 - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/07 with Mark Boden

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/07

Led second (5a) pitch. A bit harrowing stepping out onto the wall, but after 2 moves it was lovely climbing
Caralynh - AltLd - 23/May/07 with Nick Smith

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 23/May/07

Lead P2
Sankey - AltLd O/S - 23/May/07 with Clare

pretty steady, messed about with gear, better done with twin rope
Pilch - Lead O/S - 03/May/07 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 03/May/07 with Pilch

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 04/Apr/07

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Neil Furniss

finally did the 5a wall pitch, cool, but easier than garrotters 4c pitch.
Milne - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/06 with Ned

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Nov/06

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Aug/06

aulda - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/06

Fantastic second pitch after the big step of no return...
stevomcd - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/06 with Sam Richardson

b.hayley - Lead - Jul/06

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/06

malc - AltLd - 07/Jun/06 with AP

Led pitches 1 & 3
Milne - AltLd O/S - 06/May/06 with Dave

Led THE pitch!!
Whealiebob - AltLd O/S - May/06 with Terry

Alfredo - Lead - May/06

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Apr/06

chrisclimber_1986 - AltLd O/S - 02/Apr/06 with William Kelsall

Hidden - Lead - Apr/06

godusty - AltLd O/S - 2006 with GARY WINTER

Hidden - Lead - 20/Nov/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/05

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Trev Tatler

Alfredo - 2nd - May/05 with Tim

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Apr/05

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/04

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/04

Climbed as 3 pitches
MaccMark - 2nd - 15/May/04 with Val Young

Ian led first pitch, I led the second
Chris the Tall - AltLd - May/04 with Ian Fones

Led crux pitch
Phil West - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/04 with Shaun Walby & Anni Ison

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/04

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/03 with Erwin Bottomley

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/03

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Aug/03

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 22/Jul/03

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/03

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 09/Apr/03

Budge - AltLd O/S - 03/Apr/03 with Mike Oates

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Apr/03 with Mick B

PenJD - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/02 with Jon Ascroft

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/02

Led P2
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - 2002 with Darren Lambert

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

Jim Walton - Lead O/S - 2002

mikej - AltLd - 23/Jun/01 with Dave Power

rob.grafton - 06/May/01 with Bruce

Lee led pitch 1; I did 2 & 3
nickdonohue - AltLd - May/01 with Lee Corbett

Budge - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/01 with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates

Stone Muppet - 2001

Led p2 (cold fingers). Also several times since
cem - AltLd O/S - 12/Nov/00 with Miles Butteriss

John Brayshaw - AltLd rpt - 06/Aug/00 with Andy Blakely

Jon did his back in belaying me, so that was the end of climbing!
RobSimmo - 2nd rpt - May/00 with Jon Berry

kato'sdad - Lead - May/00 with Rob Simpson

nickcanute - 2000

EagerAndy - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Nov/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/99

Rich P1 Me P2
Rich Malcolm - AltLd - 27/Apr/99 with Chris Clark, Rich Hewitt

Fantastic second pitch.
Iain Thow - Lead - 25/Apr/99 with Dave Bradshaw

sdht - 1999

RobSimmo - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/98 with Jon Berry

kato'sdad - Lead - 08/Aug/98 with Rob Simpson

stokienomad - AltLd - 18/Jul/98

Hidden - 2nd - May/98

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 09/Sep/97

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/97

John Brayshaw - AltLd rpt - 17/Mar/97 with Chris

craig h - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/97 with Janet Hannah

philb - 2nd - Aug/96

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/95

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/95

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/May/95

nickdonohue - 2nd - 14/May/95 with Graham ?

lead p2
colin milton - AltLd - 11/May/95 with eric milton

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 26/Apr/95 with Mike Pearce

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/95

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/95

nai - Lead - 1995

Splendid climb
jacque - AltLd - 1995 with Cliff

Hidden - Lead - 24/Aug/94

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/94

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Jul/94

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/94 with Louise Pellett

Backinthegame - Lead - 02/Apr/94 with John Wright

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/92 with Adrian Draper, Richard Wayte

Budge - Lead O/S - May/92 with Brian Ottewell

babymoac - Lead - 12/Apr/92 with Sid

Climbed many times, great fun
marcoleptic - AltLd O/S - 1992 with Moley, Tommo

tlr - AltLd - 21/Sep/91 with Cal

andrew300169 - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/91 with Tim

Hidden - Solo - 17/Sep/91

Hidden - Lead - 13/Sep/91

Roget - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/91 with chris jones

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/91 with Debbie Wilkinson

led crux pitch
leathers - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/91 with James Thomas

Absolutely brilliant position on the traverse out onto the nose.
Mal Grey - Lead - 1991

Ena - Lead O/S - May/90 with Mart and Dick

mark-abz - Lead - 20/Jan/90 with Ian D

DaveHo - Lead O/S - 1990

J R R Hartley - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/88 with Simon Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/88

malc - Lead - 25/Apr/87 with T Higgins

RichardMc - 2nd - 31/Aug/86 with Angel Vila, Dave Lund

Hidden - 1986

craig d - 1986

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/85

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Apr/84

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/83

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/83 with Alfreton MC

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Voting
Total votes cast 303
hard HVS0 of 101
HVS0 of 101
easy HVS5 of 101
hard VS31 of 101
VS65 of 101
easy VS0 of 101
hard HS0 of 101
HS0 of 101
easy HS0 of 101
hard 5b0 of 103
5b0 of 103
easy 5b0 of 103
hard 5a4 of 103
5a84 of 103
easy 5a8 of 103
hard 4c7 of 103
4c0 of 103
easy 4c0 of 103
3 Stars67 of 99
2 Stars29 of 99
1 Star3 of 99
0 Stars0 of 99
Bag of .....0 of 99
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 415 (0.2%)
Lead143 of 415 (34.5%)
Followed87 of 415 (21.0%)
Alt Leads162 of 415 (39.0%)
Unknown22 of 415 (5.3%)

'Climbed'154 of 415 (37.1%)
clean O/S190 of 415 (45.8%)
clean β3 of 415 (0.7%)
clean rpt63 of 415 (15.2%)
clean RP2 of 415 (0.5%)
dogged2 of 415 (0.5%)
dnf1 of 415 (0.2%)