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Davy Crocket* HVS 5a

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[Alicia on Davy Crocket (HVS 5a), The Castle, Pembroke, Wales, 2 kb]In the wall right of Abseil Groove, is a another rough crack line. Gain this from the right and climb it to a steepening 5m below the top. Either traverse right to the arete and finish up this, or climb direct up the wall above. © ROCKFAX
FA. A.Sharp 28.6.80 28/Jun/1980

Photo: Alicia on Davy Crocket (HVS 5a), The Castle, Pembroke, Wales © Jamie Moss
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This climb is in 43 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Al Docherty

Felt serious low down.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Henry

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/13

John Dale - Lead - 09/Aug/13 with Sarah Griffin

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12

Rob84 - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12 with Chris James

crispyboy - 26/May/12 with denzel

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/May/12

I traversed right onto arete, could be 4c, but no pushover.
Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with themadbrown

Good lead by Vince, as others have stated the first gear comes at about 9 metres which I guess would be a bit daunting on lead.
Giles Davis - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Vince Brown

Dave Rumney - 2nd - 06/Apr/12 with Tanya Milner, Sean Roberts

Richard James Edmunds - Lead O/S - Apr/12

I thought the start was tenuous and with poor gear. Good lead by Richard
Pete Nugent - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Nigel Lyle (LMC), Richard Toon

I thought this was was a serious, strenous lead with poor gear. Traversed into Abseil Groove instead so as to finish.
Pete Nugent - Lead dnf - 29/Aug/11 with John Tebay (LC&CC)

gareth r - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Paul

frost - 2nd - 30/Aug/10 with N Griffiths

Gentle finish in the sunshine.
NeilGriffiths - Lead - 30/Aug/10 with Dave Garry, Simon Frost

d_meacher - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Mike Thomas

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Matthew Tink Taylor

Paul Bowen - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Bethan O'keeffe, John Crane

Sophie Nunn - Lead - 17/Apr/10

irish paul - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Sarah Joyce

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09

Paul Bowen - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Bethan O'keeffe

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/09

janegallwey - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/07

Dave Westby - 2nd - May/07 with Tony Hulme

Tim W - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Darren Miller, Janna Trevorrow

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/06

alicia - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Pippa and Jamie

Pete Nugent - 2nd - Aug/01 with Simon Harry

cem - Lead O/S - 03/May/99 with Gordon Carder

RichardMc - Lead - Aug/96 with Steve Gould

michael burrows - 2nd - 07/Jul/96 with mark ryan

Alan James - UKC and UKH - 2nd - May/95 with Tim Seabourne

rob.grafton - Lead - 27/Sep/93 with Bruce

neilh - Lead - 24/Aug/86 with mark griffiths

Voting
Total votes cast 40
hard E10 of 14
E10 of 14
easy E11 of 14
hard HVS2 of 14
HVS9 of 14
easy HVS2 of 14
hard VS0 of 14
VS0 of 14
easy VS0 of 14
hard 5b0 of 14
5b0 of 14
easy 5b0 of 14
hard 5a2 of 14
5a10 of 14
easy 5a0 of 14
hard 4c2 of 14
4c0 of 14
easy 4c0 of 14
3 Stars0 of 12
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1 Star9 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead26 of 43 (60.5%)
Followed16 of 43 (37.2%)
Unknown1 of 43 (2.3%)

'Climbed'19 of 43 (44.2%)
clean O/S23 of 43 (53.5%)
dnf1 of 43 (2.3%)