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Dire Straits* E2 5c

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[Quickstep - and climbers on Limbo (VS) and Dire Straits (E2) - Stennis Head, 3 kb]Climb up the wall just right of Limbo with a hard move to reach two juggy pockets on the right. Continue up left of these to the roof. Pull straight over this on big, but slightly loose, holds. © ROCKFAX
FA. John deMontjoye 30.5.81 30/May/1981

Photo: Quickstep - and climbers on Limbo (VS) and Dire Straits (E2) - Stennis Head © John Wellbelove
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 95 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

in thick clag / fog. bailed after this route
cooperman - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Graham Iles

Pete Rigby - Lead dnf - 01/Jun/13 with Kelli Roberts

wolverine - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Thunderthighsontheloose

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd - 30/Mar/13 with Mike Hayes

Cailean Harker - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Oct/12

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

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/12

James Marshall - 2nd - 21/Jul/12 with Pete Shepherd

thetradlad - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Harry Thorpe

Harry Thorpe - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Jake Lodge

will_benfold - TR O/S - 27/May/12 with Cameron

davis.pete - TR dog - 27/May/12 with OUMC

cameron_hall - TR dog - 27/May/12 with Peter Davis, Will Benfold

Glad to see this upgraded in the cc guide. Tricky at E2.
david morse - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Josh,Nath+Mikey

dj hannaford - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/12 with steve quinton

got to the pockets clean, after falling once sent the rest with no more falls, pulling the roof was easier than anticipated
Chris Redding - 2nd dog - 15/Oct/11 with Daniel Wicks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/11 with ed morris

Also seconded Simon back in 1980's
Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/11 with KM

technical, but the difficulties are quite short lived and protection is good if you can hang around to place it
mountain.martin - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/11

simoncov - 2nd dog - 28/May/11 with Rich Lade

Joughton - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 06/May/11

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Olli Crudge

Olli-C - 2nd dog - 29/Apr/11 with Rachel Slater

Chi Cheng - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Jon Fane

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Apr/11

Hidden - TR - 25/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd β - 26/Mar/11

Adam Coles - Lead - Mar/11 with ben park

dj hannaford - TR O/S - 2011

jfane - Lead O/S - 2011

cheesey959 - 2011

steve.warrington - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Dan Hobbs

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10

SuseH - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Iain

JulesV - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Shauna Cunningham

Toby Dunn - Lead - 12/Aug/10 with Andy Reeve

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - Aug/10

great route! hard moves around the pockets. The finish is out there and about 5a. led clean after failed lead two days ago. Ground up.
Ed morris - Lead - 07/Apr/10 with mark dwyer

Simon Rackley - TR O/S - Apr/10 with tracy baldwin

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09

f6b, bomber gear
ian caton - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Abi

tobydunford - Lead β - 29/Aug/09 with Lisa Paling

lisapaling - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/09 with Toby Dunford

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 03/May/09

E2 or E3?? Probably E2
ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Mat tDrain

briar4012 - 2nd dog - 03/May/09 with Marti

one to come back to. quality wall climbing
Dr Caterpillar - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Alex Malins

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

done with a bit more control this time. quite bouldery, good all the way
ksjs - Lead rpt - 10/May/08 with goosebump

spacey - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/07 with paul evans

The line in the guidebook felt eliminate given there's a reasonable shake out on a ledge to the left of the pockets (not quite on the VS). Needless to say I made full use of this, the line of weakness.
Paz - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/07 with TS

Richard White - Lead O/S - 2007 with Rob Kennard

Bern - 2006

Hidden - Lead dog - Nov/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/03

Hidden - 2nd dnf - Aug/03

gonggashan - 2nd - Aug/03

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/02

1 rest
cem - Lead dog - 25/Aug/01 with Miles Butteriss

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

cem - 2nd - 26/May/01 with Chris Thorpe

orb - Lead O/S - Oct/00 with ?

Billg - Lead O/S - 29/May/00 with Roy Ruddle

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

Roget - Lead O/S - 26/May/99 with jon

John Southworth - Lead O/S - May/99 with Stone Elworthy

Rob Kennard - 1999 with Rich White

Si Clapham - 1998

Hidden - TR - 1998

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/97

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 12/May/96 with James Tracey

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Apr/96

NeilGriffiths - 1995 with Paul Tucker

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/93

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 04/May/92 with Merk and Travis

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 04/May/92

steve taylor - Lead - May/91 with mark grover

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 28/Mar/91 with Pete Finklaire, David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 28/Mar/91 with Pete Finklaire, Dad

rob.grafton - Lead - 23/Sep/90 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/89

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1989

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/87

shark - Lead - 31/May/87 with Rich, John, Dave from London

andy gittins - 1987

keefe - 22/Feb/86

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/81

Voting
Total votes cast 52
hard E30 of 18
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easy E33 of 18
hard E212 of 18
E23 of 18
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easy 6a3 of 18
hard 5c9 of 18
5c6 of 18
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Style of ascent

Lead53 of 95 (55.8%)
Followed26 of 95 (27.4%)
Toproped8 of 95 (8.4%)
Unknown8 of 95 (8.4%)

'Climbed'25 of 95 (26.3%)
clean O/S54 of 95 (56.8%)
clean β2 of 95 (2.1%)
clean rpt1 of 95 (1.1%)
clean RP1 of 95 (1.1%)
dogged8 of 95 (8.4%)
dnf4 of 95 (4.2%)