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Depraved E1 5b

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[Depraved at St. Govan's Head, 3 kb]A direct line up the wall between Tactician and Deranged - not quite as good as its neighbours but still very worthwhile. Start just right of Tactician and climb up a crack rightwards to meet Deranged. Follow this for 4m then step left and climb a groove to a ledge. Finish straight up the wall above. © ROCKFAX
FA. J.deMontjoye 3.86 Mar/1986

Photo: Depraved at St. Govan's Head © Steve Grove
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This climb is in 75 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

simon kimber - 2nd - 05/Sep/14 with Rob Andrews

Semi led - didn't pull the ropes when Steve bailed.
ian d f - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/14 with Steve Robinson

Pippa - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Jamie Thornley

mountain_jay - 2nd - 05/May/14 with Pippa Froggatt

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 21/Apr/14 with Adam Lincoln

Adam Lincoln - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Rick Kirby

Mike Tutt - 2nd - 21/Apr/14

Stefan_Morris - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/14 with Edmundmorris

Ed morris - Lead β - 07/Apr/14 with stefan

Ed morris - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/13 with Adam Bevan

Hard E2.Harder 5c than the Butcher Especially when greasy as it was yesterday...
wolverine - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Thunderthighsontheloose

E2 5c in guide and as hard/harder than deranged. Line is escapable and not very defined. Starting crack is hard, groove is techy and upper headwall is fingery and really fun although escapable up tactician.
Olli-C - Lead rpt - 06/May/13 with Rachel Slater

Chris Hind - 2nd - 06/May/13 with Mike

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Olli Crudge

VPJB - 2013

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/12 with jacob loyd

jacobjlloyd - 2nd β - 13/Aug/12 with Dougie

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

Greg Pittam - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Raff

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

very greasy. Made the start feel very hard
Billg - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with Ollie

tlmarjot - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Alex Cannon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12

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

E1 5b in old Rockfax, elevated to E2 in newer one. Well, has anyone got up this recently? Abandonned about 30 feet up. H A R D.
annetweddell - 02/Oct/11 with Jeff

greasy and damp low down (where it matters). Very loose block near the top
Dave Rumney - Lead - 02/Oct/11 with Tanya Milner

Graham Iles - 2nd - 27/Aug/11 with Neil Stabbs

Nails! Had to back off from the crack, and rest a lot, after getting very pumped. Then got back on it and got it clean
John Tanner - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/11 with Oli Brend

owb106 - 2nd β - 22/Aug/11 with John Tanner

Nails crux, felt hard for E2 let alone E1.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/11 with Mike

Phill Mitch - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/11 with mick

one short(ish) rest
mountain.martin - 2nd dog - 13/Jun/11

Rory Shaw - 2011

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2011

mwatson - 2011

Fran S8 - Lead - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/10

Pippa - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with Jon

frost - 2nd - 27/Aug/10 with N Griffiths, D Garry

NeilGriffiths - Lead - 27/Aug/10 with Dave Garry, Simon Frost

Done on the wettest, greasiest day ever. Found the start hard then sustained and technical for the rest. A great route, just a bit overshadowed. Hard E2.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/10 with Mikey G

soph - Lead rpt - Aug/10 with Dan McManus

hardest E2 iv done the crux at the bottom is nails then sustained the rest of the way
Mark Warnett - Lead O/S - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/10

Stiff start. Worth E2
Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd - 14/Jun/10 with James Kay

feilx - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with Heather

heather rogers - 2nd O/S - 16/May/10 with Felix

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/09

an unergraded route for sure,great route with great positions,safe to say hard E2 tho!
RobRock84 - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Adam Bevan

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Mat tDrain

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

morganator - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Neil McAdie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd dog - 08/May/08

still stunning and quite probably E3. great, varied climbing all the way including some quite technical stuff in the groove
ksjs - Lead rpt - 08/May/08 with goosebump

Bern - 2nd - 05/May/08 with Andy Mos

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Sep/07

a hard climb, left me wasted at the top
twodada - 2nd - 06/May/07 with Ion

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/06

Bern - 2006

really struggled on this one
JamieAyres - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/05 with Nick Ingram

Hidden - Lead dog - Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/03

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jun/03

ian caton - Lead O/S - 2002 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/00

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - 1999

Graham Iles - Lead - 19/Aug/98 with Jenny Tweedy

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/98

Hidden - 30/May/96

Hidden - 1994

Voting
Total votes cast 59
hard E20 of 23
E23 of 23
easy E219 of 23
hard E11 of 23
E10 of 23
easy E10 of 23
hard HVS0 of 23
HVS0 of 23
easy HVS0 of 23
hard 5c0 of 21
5c1 of 21
easy 5c18 of 21
hard 5b2 of 21
5b0 of 21
easy 5b0 of 21
hard 5a0 of 21
5a0 of 21
easy 5a0 of 21
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Style of ascent

Lead36 of 75 (48.0%)
Followed30 of 75 (40.0%)
Unknown9 of 75 (12.0%)

'Climbed'30 of 75 (40.0%)
clean O/S34 of 75 (45.3%)
clean β3 of 75 (4.0%)
clean rpt4 of 75 (5.3%)
dogged4 of 75 (5.3%)