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Babylon* HVS 5b

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35m. A fine line and stout at the grade, with good climbing when dry and a nightmare when damp, as it usually is. Climb the groove throughout (care with loose blocks) passing a tree then the crucial bulge (bristling with old rotten pegs) towards the top. © ROCKFAX
FA. Derek Carnell, W.Jackson (aid) 1960
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This climb is in 31 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

ejected - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/12

metal arms - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10

holters - 2010

Alfredo - Lead dnf - 01/Jul/09 with Ben H

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

Sidekick - Lead O/S - 2007

colin milton - 2nd - 19/Jul/06 with pep

Budge - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/04 with Carl Tiivas

awkward at top
lithos - 2nd O/S - Jun/03 with Andy Birtwistle

pretty good but dirty at base and more vegetation at top!
nickdonohue - Lead - Jun/03

Dave Bond - Lead - 2003 with Adrian Whitehall

cem - Lead dnf - 12/Aug/00 with Graham Dolman

cem - 2nd β - 12/Aug/00 with Graham Dolman

philb - 2nd - 2000

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Aug/99

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/99

wasn't climbing great at the time - split the pitch 'cos I'd used so much gear!!!
Backinthegame - Lead O/S - May/98 with Lynn Wilkins

Roget - 2nd O/S - 28/May/97 with jim

Very hard for grade.
Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 12/Sep/96 with Richard McHardy, Jeff Douglas

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/94

nickcanute - Lead - 1993

ChrisJD - 2nd - 31/Jul/92 with Catrin

Hidden - 1990

Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 1990

Billg - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/87 with Dave Gregory

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/84

TonyF - 1983

Nigel Bond - Lead - 24/Jul/76 with Andy Brown

Voting
Total votes cast 11
hard E10 of 4
E10 of 4
easy E10 of 4
hard HVS3 of 4
HVS1 of 4
easy HVS0 of 4
hard VS0 of 4
VS0 of 4
easy VS0 of 4
hard 5c0 of 3
5c0 of 3
easy 5c0 of 3
hard 5b0 of 3
5b2 of 3
easy 5b1 of 3
hard 5a0 of 3
5a0 of 3
easy 5a0 of 3
3 Stars0 of 4
2 Stars2 of 4
1 Star2 of 4
0 Stars0 of 4
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Style of ascent

Lead16 of 31 (51.6%)
Followed10 of 31 (32.3%)
Alt Leads1 of 31 (3.2%)
Unknown4 of 31 (12.9%)

'Climbed'17 of 31 (54.8%)
clean O/S11 of 31 (35.5%)
clean β1 of 31 (3.2%)
dnf2 of 31 (6.5%)