Up Against the Wall HVS 5a

Rockfax Description
Climb the harder-than-it-looks lower wall to gain a niche and finish direct. Not as well protected as you might think. © ROCKFAX

FA. N.Siddiqui 4.80 Apr/1980
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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

DanielGyi - Lead O/S - 04/May/15 with Hamish Legge

NuclearNev - 2015

Looked easy from the ground. Wasn't. Didn't feel too happy with the gear below the crux and couldn't commit, hands going numb while I faffed around - had to downclimb to the ground and give myself a talking to.
Ciro - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/13 with Nic

Sam Melville - Lead O/S - 2013

Hidden - 2nd rpt - Jul/12

Ed morris - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Dickon

pembrokeshirecaver - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Edmund Morris

Polly4 - 2012

This is a underestimated route - really good quality but nearly as hard as some E2s I have climbed
chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Rowan Crawford

feilx - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Heather

Looked deceptively innocuous, but I bailed off the lead - very little gear on thin moves. Others passing by confirmed its sandbagginess. E1 I think.
pebbles - 2nd - 30/May/11 with guido

Not great gear, moves quite hard to.
Brannock - Lead dog - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/10

robman - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Tom Baker

tomB - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Rob Boyle

RobRock84 - 2nd - 21/Feb/09 with Steve Quinton

Aaron Lines - Lead - 2009

Kyle Rance - 2nd - 03/Aug/08

mrtom - Lead O/S - 03/May/08

tlmarjot - Lead O/S - 02/May/08 with Ric Moat, Anna Wilding

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/04

My first proper fall, gear popped, just stopped short of a bolder and a broken back!
ASchwirtz - Lead dnf - 07/Jun/03 with Shona D'arcy

cem - Lead O/S - 05/May/03 with Eric Olson

Andy Say - Lead - 15/Apr/92

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 10/Apr/85

mike bridges - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/81 with Neil Gregory

Total votes cast 18
hard E10 of 6
E10 of 6
easy E13 of 6
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VS0 of 6
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5b0 of 6
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hard 5a3 of 6
5a1 of 6
easy 5a1 of 6
hard 4c0 of 6
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