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World War III Blues HVS 5b

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The wide crackline on the right-hand side of the upper wall. © ROCKFAX
E1 5b in new guide.
FA. C.Pound 13.8.78 13/Aug/1978
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This climb is in 166 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Sam4242 - Lead - 21/Sep/14

Mmm. Typical gnarly 5b jamming crack.
BenTiffin - 2nd - 24/Aug/14 with Bob Currie, Dan Robinson

Holy shit. How is this 5b? Would say its more 5c. Good logical line though
partz - Lead dog - 17/Aug/14 with Leah Hewitt, Chris Lyus

brutal
CLyus - 2nd - 17/Aug/14 with Leah H, partz

Hidden - 2nd dog - 17/Aug/14

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14

CLedden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Matt Woodfield

matt.woodfield - Lead dog - 22/Jun/14

steve_gibbs - Lead dnf - 15/Jun/14 with Ollie Stevens

SHONAJONES - 2nd O/S - 26/May/14

Gingerdarren - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with tom blight

Well gnarly. Brutal for HVS!
Cardi - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Andy F

Brutal!
Stuart Johnston - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Adam Ryan

adam 24 - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Stuart Johnstone

Very hard work, fell after I panicked and dropped gear.
hutchay - Lead dog - 19/Apr/14 with Beth Kendrick, Matt Hutch

Pathological_Climber - 2nd - 18/Apr/14

Oliver Tilbury - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

Lowered off a couple of nuts - wasn't enjoying it and didn't fancy committing to some beefy moves on slimy holds!
will_benfold - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/14 with David Mackenzie

gjd - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/13 with Hutch

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

Tom Livingstone - 2nd β - 11/Aug/13 with Rob Durran

hands solo - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Jul/13

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

khalidq - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Ian Lau

Ed morris - 2nd rpt - 03/Jul/13 with Adam Bevan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/13

Alice Thompson - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/13 with Dan Gibson

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/13 with alice thompson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

Rested on gear half way
Glyn Davidson - Lead dog - 05/May/13 with Alex Grey

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/May/13

riddle - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Derek

RKirke - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - TR - Apr/13

Was raaly very pumped seconding this, didn't fall though which was good - felt harder than HVS.
hutchay - 2nd - 31/Mar/13 with Tom

Brilliant. Best route of the holiday! HVS 5b I reckon.
TommityP - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13

Froze up in sub zero conditions on the first attempt!
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 31/Mar/13 with Roy Thomas

wolverine - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13 with Thunderthighsontheloose

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd - 29/Mar/13 with Mike Hayes

Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Alan

Alan Dixon - 2nd - 24/Feb/13 with Anthony Dixon

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

nickstephens - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/12 with Gareth Greeves

gg4419 - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/12 with Nick

Clean lead this time.
Kirill - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12 with Joshua Richardson, Graham Dolman

Hidden - 2nd RP - 26/Aug/12

Very sustained
Jonners - 2nd dog - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/12

robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/12 with Si

nickdonohue - Lead - Aug/12 with Emma Grant

Worth a star
Paul Robertson - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/12 with Rob

Found this a real struggle but well worth a star!
Stanners - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Paul Robertson, Mark Davis

put the beast to bed
Ed morris - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/12 with Dickon

steve.warrington - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Sally Haines

Bry - 2nd β - 04/Jun/12 with Chris Hind

Chris Hind - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Bry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12

Thoroughly enjoyed the fight and realised my jamming technique is getting better!
Leelogs - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Pagan

First E1 was amazing :D
dj hannaford - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Jasper

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 07/May/12 with PaulG

Sustained but not particularly desperate. Great rest in niche at half height.
pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/12 with Martin

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Kirsty Kerr

hard for hvs!
Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Chi Huo Cheng

Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Rachel Stater

LardClimber - 2nd - 02/Oct/11

Dibdawg - Lead dog - 01/Oct/11 with Miguel Marra

annetweddell - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Tony

Ketu - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Andy F, Charles II

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11

Kirill - Lead dog - 27/Aug/11 with Paul Baxter

tonanf - AltLd - Aug/11 with john sun

Brutal crack! Just keep chugging on up...
benchwarmer - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11 with Konrad

One rest due to damp crack
mountain.martin - 2nd dog - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Jun/11

pearson9596 - 2nd - 22/May/11

ian d f - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Michael P

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/May/11

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd rpt - 21/May/11 with loundsy

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/11

tomB - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Tim Griffin

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

dj hannaford - TR O/S - 2011

this is an epic climb
cheesey959 - 2011

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/10

After failed lead. Solid at E1
Ed morris - TR β - 04/Sep/10 with -martin

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/10

Mark Kemball - Lead - 13/Aug/10 with Nye Kemball Dorey

hms - TR dog - 07/Aug/10

stamina-sapping and pumpy
themadbrown - 2nd dog - 28/Jul/10 with james

Yes, caught dogging on a minging crack!
Jams Crwca - Lead dog - 28/Jul/10 with themadbrown

DanH9883 - Lead O/S - 29/May/10 with Lee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/May/10

Gav A - Lead O/S - May/10 with Goose

great crack climbing
Dr Caterpillar - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Alan Sage

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

Aaron Lines - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/09

Excellent. Definitive E1 - burly, should be on Ramshaw!
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 24/Aug/09 with Colin Binks

hard actually!
Shauna - 2nd dog - 15/Aug/09 with Steve

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Aug/09

feilx - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Heather

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09

Bux - 2nd - 30/May/09 with Dave Simpson

garywong - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Jayne Jackson

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 06/May/09 with Mike Hawkins

HVS
cem - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Graham Dolman

Well worth doing
david morse - Lead O/S - 01/May/09 with Juan

davidgent - 2nd - May/09 with Kunal and Jonny

davesimpson - Lead O/S - May/09 with charles ramadan

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09

RobRock84 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jan/09 with Robin neath

Hidden - Lead - Aug/08

Wet, minging and requires jamming - something which I've still to perfect. Very, very glad Mike convinced me he'd rather lead it :)
mrtom - 2nd dog - 05/May/08 with Mike Stephenson

stuc - 2nd - 2008

Docent - 2nd - 07/Oct/07 with stecu

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

E1 in guide book. Fun, pumpy in places, some jamming. Hope to lead one day.
misskebab - 2nd - Sep/07 with Edd Reed

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/07

SecretSquirrel - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/07 with Nick Smith

Paz - 2nd β - 17/Jun/07 with TS

Andrew1 - Lead - 28/Apr/07 with Andy Lewington

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

Hard jamming (I hate jammng)
chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 2007 with Tucker

janegallwey - Lead dog - 2007

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead dog - Mar/06

hailtryfan - TR - Mar/06 with AJ Bowley

NeilGriffiths - 31/Aug/05

Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/05 with Dave Reaney

gonggashan - Lead - 28/May/05

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2005 with wayne

Hidden - TR O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/04

Mark Collins - TR O/S - 19/Jun/04 with Tim

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/04

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/02

shoulders - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/02 with dai

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/00

Billg - 2nd - 29/May/00 with Roy Ruddle

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 30/May/99

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

Rob Kennard - 1999 with Rich White

chris sm - Lead dog - 27/Oct/98 with Neil Binns

mikej - Lead - 02/May/98 with Paul Sheridan

nickdonohue - Lead - 23/Aug/97 with Dave Chapman

auld al - Lead O/S - Apr/97

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

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

John Marsland - 2nd - 27/May/90 with Dave Mould

andy gittins - 1987

keefe - 16/Feb/86

Mike Owen - 30/Apr/83 with Alison Simpson, Al Simpson, Elaine Owen

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 24/Apr/83 with Dave Kenyon

Hidden - 28/Dec/82

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/81

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 132
hard E12 of 46
E11 of 46
easy E135 of 46
hard HVS5 of 46
HVS3 of 46
easy HVS0 of 46
hard VS0 of 46
VS0 of 46
easy VS0 of 46
hard 5c1 of 47
5c1 of 47
easy 5c0 of 47
hard 5b7 of 47
5b36 of 47
easy 5b2 of 47
hard 5a0 of 47
5a0 of 47
easy 5a0 of 47
3 Stars3 of 39
2 Stars13 of 39
1 Star18 of 39
0 Stars4 of 39
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 166 (0.6%)
Lead84 of 166 (50.6%)
Followed65 of 166 (39.2%)
Toproped7 of 166 (4.2%)
Alt Leads1 of 166 (0.6%)
Unknown8 of 166 (4.8%)

'Climbed'49 of 166 (29.5%)
clean O/S80 of 166 (48.2%)
clean β4 of 166 (2.4%)
clean rpt9 of 166 (5.4%)
clean RP2 of 166 (1.2%)
dogged19 of 166 (11.4%)
dnf3 of 166 (1.8%)