Star Wars*** E4 5c
[Will on Star Wars, Range East, Pembroke., 2 kb]39m.

Rockfax Description
A magnificent and elegant climb. There is a lot more gear than the grade suggests and although there are hardly any easy moves, there are no desperate ones either. Start from the ledge at the foot of the corner. The original start followed the corner for 3m then traversed right to the arete but it is better to climb up the blunt arete from the right-hand end of the belay ledge. Continue to the mid-height break and the base of a long straight crack. Move right to a narrow groove then trend up and rightwards on improving holds to another break. Move right again and finish up a groove with an increasing sense of elation - beautiful! © ROCKFAX

B Wintringham 29/Jun/1980

Ticklists: Pembroke Rockfax Top 50, Great Wall Climbs of the UK, Very good routes in the UK, 100 best limestone climbs in Britain, UK Lonely Leads, Ultimate E4 ticklist.

Photo: Will on Star Wars, Range East, Pembroke. © long
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This climb is in 157 logbooks, and on 64 wishlists.

poeter210 - 2nd dog - 19/Sep/15 with argentinian machine

Really proud of this, one of the best routes I've ever done. Actually loads of gear but probably only 60% of it trustworthy. No hard moves but very few good relaxing rests either. An emotional lead, felt knackered at the top!
spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/15 with Ellie Fuller

Amazing! Did all the moves on second and rested for getting out gear.
Ella7 - 2nd dog - 19/Sep/15 with Jim Hulbert

If you come to Pembroke and can lead E3/4 you have to do this. Outstanding route.
Russell Birkett - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Tim Whitaker

Joughton - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/15

Best route ever? Lovely climbing above the sea!!! Amazing.
tash - 2nd - 01/Aug/15 with ali k

NDD - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/15 with Mcmanus

Very pleased with this route. For me the start was the hardest part. Just a little run out and one move that could have consequences if you muff it before the gear. After that the gear and holds kept coming. Fantastic route.
Mark Grist - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Paul Tanton

Well done Mark
PaulTanton - 2nd rpt - 25/May/15 with Mark Grist

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Ian Faulkner

ian d f - 2nd O/S - 16/May/15 with Michael P

Tom Livingstone - 2nd rpt - 09/Apr/15 with Oli Grounsell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 05/Apr/15

HAJ Francis - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15

Amazing route. One of the best I have ever done.
WB - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/15 with Anna

Brilliant. Just brilliant.
Sarah Black - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/14 with Paul Black

Mentally taxing. Always been wary as a good friend of mine backed off this when he was on form, but consoled myself that it is supposed to be soft, so maybe buggered myself. Found getting the kit in quite pumpy/shoulder strenuous, to often find nothing would go in. Brilliant, brilliant climbing though. Every move is 5b or 5c but it is still in the lower half of the E4 grade.
Duncan Campbell - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/14 with GuyVG

had wanted to lead but proved too difficult to strip, ah well, a pleasure to second a steady lead from Dunc. Scary.
GuyVG - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/14 with duncan campbell

tim newton - 2nd rpt - 14/Aug/14 with rachel slater

Found this pretty scary... didn't feel like easy E4.
Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/14 with Tim Newton

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Phil Dowthwaite

Super classic, absolutely brilliant climbing all the way.
Adam Booth - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/14 with Ed Booth

Ed Booth - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/14 with Adam Booth

Misha - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Tim Newton

Stunning stuff, would happily do it again and again I think
anguskille - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Tom Fenwick

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14 with misha nepogodiev

Awesome route! Nice easy E4 tick if you're happy face climbing. None of the moves are hard and there is plenty of gear, it's just a bit fiddly and never amazing.
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Dougie Swanson-Low

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

dswansonlow - 2nd rpt - 18/Apr/14 with Darren McMaster

fennerz - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Angus Kille

Julian Cooper - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Stuart Knott

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/14

Tubs - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Dave M

great route
phil64 - 2nd rpt - Apr/14 with tom livingstone

mike mo - 2014

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/13 with bwestwood

bwestwood - 2nd - Sep/13

Andrew Wilson - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/13 with jon stewart

1 rest on last gear before final hard move. Missed crucial right foot hold which made the move much easier once found. Lots of 5c, poor rests until 2/3 of way up
cooperman - Lead dog - 07/Jul/13 with Greg Foster

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with andy elliot

Followed gwen to get confidence for Luke Skywalker. Forgot how good this route was. Such good moves all the way. One of the best!
markalmack - 2nd rpt - 06/May/13 with gwen

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

well grease
mark20 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

ejected - Lead O/S - 2013

dav - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12 with Gill B

Such an incredible route, if you aren't expecting lots of gear you will be pleasantly surprised!
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Adam Bevan

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with jacob loyd

jacobjlloyd - 2nd rpt - 14/Aug/12 with Dougie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

robin_hackney - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Si

alzheimers on site. Bolder than I remember
Billg - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Bob Brewer

burto - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with hertha

Magnificent, a fair bit easier to 2nd than lead I would imagine, as some gear must be a bit tricky to place and some hard moves are a bit above (mainly good) placements.
mountain.martin - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with loundsy

Bold start!
richardr - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Chris Wyatt

chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with rich

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Went off route on to Luke Skywalker. Fell 10m trying to down climb.
Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Jon Fane

Really want to come back and lead this at some point. Route of the trip, even on second!
andrew sandercock - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Mark A

Easier than pleasure dome!!! 1 "move" above poor gear, but all the rest above sinker gear. pure class route.
markalmack - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with andrew sandercock

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

bigie bob - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12

sam820 - 2nd - 06/Apr/12 with Murdoch

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11 with Mike

feilx - 2nd rpt - 03/Jul/11 with Andy L

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

HamishD - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Wil Treasure

drysori - 2nd - 02/Jul/11 with hamdunn

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Jake

jacobjlloyd - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Dan Barbour

pipof747 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

GrantB - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Robertson

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/11

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 26/Apr/11 with John Orr

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

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Apr/11

phil64 - 2011

good route but a bit dissapointing, possibly able to lank past some of the moves making it less sustained
mwatson - 2011 with thomasadixon

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Harry

datoon - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with K

laced it! got to get e4 because it's a relatively serious situation, in comparison say to st. govans.
ian caton - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Abi

Wonderful climbing! Real steady, not a pumper, but awkward to find gear, so ended up just running it out quite a bit. Would be a wicked DWS!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/10 with Laura Perry, alex mason

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10

Fell off on Luke Skywalker, so traversed off.
morganator - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Andy Benson

soph - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Dan McManus

billb - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Mark Warnet

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10

Pown - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/09

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Tim Jepson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/09

Awesome. One to go back and lead when I'm a bit fitter.
climbingpixie - 2nd dog - 25/May/09 with Andy Hobson

this pitch is amazing. A real MUST DO. Probably one of my favorite pitches ever!!!
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08

Adam Booth - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Ed Booth

A moment of panic when I embarked on some hard moves to come to a sharp halt midmove. Had clipped a runner into the rope loop on my harness rather than the rope - oops. Almost lost it but managed to unclip and continue to jugs. Phew. A great route and great way to finish the first of hopefully many trips to Pembroke!
gforce - Lead - 08/Aug/08 with Jason

morganator - 2nd rpt - 13/Jul/08 with Rich Cross

feilx - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Heather

Starting to become a curse this route! Again started up the arete before getting sweated off the route by the intense heat and greasy holds... Need a new project...
Chad123 - Lead dnf - 05/May/08 with Sam

Hidden - Lead - 2008

THE best route i have ever done, despite the epic of no chalk, 1 half rope and going off line. Perfect sustained 5b/c from leaving the belay ledge until about 5 metres form the top. 4* must-do.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/07 with Thomas Martin

Started up this classic looking line, only for the heavens to open and Humble got hit with a wave on the belay. The 40m prussick out was pretty interesting - next time!
Chad123 - Lead dnf - 06/May/07 with James Humble

Gus - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with Rob Clifton

Tony Little - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Ed Brown

haydng - Lead O/S - 2007 with Rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

chris j - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/06 with Ben Bradford

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/06 with martina

Adam Ellwood - Lead O/S - 14/May/06 with Dave Parton

bronsonite - Lead O/S - 01/May/06 with Alex Cannon

via old start.
Paz - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with AR2

LC - Lead rpt - Apr/06

Bern - 2006

Kev Little - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/04

buzby78 - Lead - 05/May/02

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2002

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/99

Si Clapham - 2nd - 1998 with Andy Long

DavidBarraclough - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/97

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/97

sadams - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/97 with John Boyle

Steve Crowe - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/96 with KM

Gregory - Lead - Jul/95 with nigel birtwell

Roget - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/95 with jon

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/94

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Sep/92

whispering nic - Lead O/S - May/92 with Blaggy

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - Apr/92 with Jon Evans

First E4...I think?
Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/91 with Andy Mackay/Dave Taylor/Ian/PaulTanton

David's 1st E4 lead.
Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 29/Mar/91 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/91 with Dad

Billg - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/90 with Jon Barton

Dave Rumney - Lead - Jul/90

Hidden - 1990

Hidden - 2nd - 1989

andy gittins - 1988

shark - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/85 with Richard O Mara

steve L - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/83 with Mike Price

Mike Owen - 02/May/83 with Al Simpson

Mark Kemball - Lead - 26/Apr/83 with Dave Kenyon

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/83

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1983

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/81

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

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