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The Meridian* VS 4c

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[mother careys on a hot day, 4 kb]A good route which takes a line up the cracked wall starting as for Crithmum. Move up a crack, trend rightwards out of Crithmum, to a square-cut niche in the centre of the wall. Follow the twin cracks above to the top. © ROCKFAX
FA. J.Perrin 23.12.68 23/Dec/1968

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This climb is in 144 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

andy_pemberton - Lead - 10/Apr/14 with Richard Woods

Andrew1 - Lead - 08/Apr/14 with Hulda

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd β - 04/Nov/13

cem - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13 with EeFu Thong

RCrockford - 2nd - 20/Sep/13 with Graham

A pumpy old warm up
Calder - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/13 with Rich

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 06/Sep/13 with Nik

bwestwood - Lead - Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/13

UnkArl - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Matt

m675bowsl - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13 with Sian Davies

SianD - 2nd - 09/Aug/13 with Matt Bowsley

AlexD - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/13 with Alasdair

Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/13

KDhruev - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13 with Katie

Elsier - 2nd - 17/Jun/13 with Adrian

CLedden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Matt Woodfield

Hidden - 2nd β - 08/Jun/13

guy757 - 05/Jun/13

Done in 1 pitch
Katya - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Rich Lade

fantastic route at this grade!
msoldn - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with Pete (tree surgent), Sam (tree surgent)

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

vinspin - 2nd O/S - 13/May/13 with GerM

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Sol Fernandez

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Apr/13

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

Rowan Mitchell - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Andre Steele

Hidden - Lead - Oct/12

Stuart Johnston - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Dave Cowell

Graham Westbrook - 2nd - 03/Sep/12

Really enjoyed this. Had forgotten seconding it. Took left crack at top and it felt really quite challenging!
mattyork2 - Lead - 11/Aug/12 with Pete Ellis

petellis - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with mattyork2

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

stvredmond - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Helen Norris

Helnorris - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Steve Redmond

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/12

Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Dan Lane, Ben Powrie

BenedictIEP - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Dan Lane, Alex Thompson

Good route and worth the 2 stars.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Ben Powrie, Alex Thompson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 01/Jun/12 with John (Mike's pal), Mike Lea

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 28/May/12

mes32 - 2nd O/S - 28/May/12 with Chris

Great adventure.
benjih2o - AltLd O/S - 14/May/12 with peter baily

pembrokeshirecaver - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/12 with Martin

Felt hard for a 4c!
sara n - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Karl Blanchet

mountain.martin - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/12

vanderz - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/12 with patrick dawson

andy dunn - 2nd - 07/Apr/12 with Big Ben

Lenny - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Adam

ads - Lead - 25/Mar/12 with leon

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

First VS second
JakeWShaw - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12

matt.woodfield - Lead - 11/Jan/12

keith leonard - 2012

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11

Wil.Hooke - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Dan Wicks, Olly

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/11

JT backed off the start. I led & toko a belay in the cave. On p.2, I moved right into the higher niche then moved left into the twin cracks. Excellent, pumpy climbing!
Pete Nugent - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11 with John Tebay (LC&CC)

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11

brian watson - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with scott titt

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/11

Found it quite steep and when I couldn't work out the crux, rested on the gear :-(
Leelogs - Lead dog - 28/Aug/11 with SCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11

AndyMcCoy - 2nd - 28/Aug/11 with Andy

Steep
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - 2nd - 27/Aug/11 with Normal Steve

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 14/Aug/11

what a cracking route, solid 2 stars as per the latest rockfax guide, really enjoyed
Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with james pcc

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

Finished up this after first two pitches of Threadneedle. Loose spike is a bit alarming, but lovely holds and fairly well protected.
jonny taylor - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/11 with Andy B

Hidden - 19/Jul/11

3kidsandamortgage - Lead - 03/Jul/11 with Pete Templar

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/11

Phil PBC - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with henry castle

tim20 - Lead - 09/Jun/11 with pabs

Roger Cruse - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11 with Kris

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Helen Powley

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Simon

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/11

Alasdair88 - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/11 with Katherine, Alex P

Sustained climbing - one of the scariest VSs I've seconded.
Katherine Ross - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/11 with Alasdair Franks, Alex Pattison

aipattison - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with Katherine Ross, Al Franks

Sgt. Vest - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Rich bennet

tobydunford - 2nd β - 10/Apr/11 with Harry Martin

Shauna - 2nd rpt - 07/Apr/11 with Annelies

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/10

andy dunn - 2nd - 12/Sep/10 with J

Second for Alison Cairns. Deceptively steep, one little move on poor footholds but otherwise jugs and pleasant.
LoopyLou - 2nd - 28/Aug/10

MD - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with Bob, Paul H

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 27/Aug/10 with Dave

Gwilym 'ledge' Jones - 2nd - Jul/10

Shauna - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Jules

Greg Pittam - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Sam Howel

A fantastic route - steep & sustained climbing on good jams and flakes with bomber gear
Rob84 - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Lou

TM_Horton - 2nd - May/10 with luca chiffi

Pown - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/10

mattyork2 - 2nd - 07/Apr/10 with Mia Stacey

brockers - Apr/10 with Maggie Bass

Hidden - Apr/10

Morgans first VS. The move out of the cave was the crux for me, a hand shredding struggle.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10 with Meanmachine Meaney

First VS
Meanmachine Meaney - 2nd O/S - 30/Jan/10 with Ed morris

Bux - 2nd - 24/May/09 with Ruth Bevan

Bux - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Ruth Bevan

MONKEY78 - Lead O/S - Mar/09 with Helen Garrett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Lee Bonner

mind the loose jug...
Kit Gillibrand - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/07 with Roly Chuter

Good pro but steep and scary, esp with loose hold around crux moves. Looser now that Kit has been by!
Rollo - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/07 with Kit

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/07

The Pylon King - 2nd - 12/Aug/07 with Beesley

tlmarjot - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Chris Todd

david morse - Lead - 28/May/07 with Stu Corns

Sophie Nunn - AltLd - 28/Apr/07

chris wyatt - 2007

chris j - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/06 with James & Doug

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 31/May/06 with Sarah Baker

tom.e - Lead O/S - 30/May/06 with Charlie Everett

Boxy - Lead rpt - 29/May/06

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Martin Hore

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Marq - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/05 with Daniel Dennehy

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/04

ASchwirtz - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/04

phardman - Lead O/S - 25/May/01

auld al - AltLd O/S - Sep/00

Roget - Lead O/S - 28/May/99 with jon

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 31/Aug/98 with Sam Dew

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

mikej - 2nd - 16/May/96 with John Flint, Nick Salmon

Andy Say - 2nd - 02/Jun/89

Hidden - Lead - 14/May/89

Nigel Bond - Lead - 25/Aug/85 with Bryn Roberts

hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - Jun/85 with Jo

Nigel Bond - Lead - 26/Aug/84 with Ben Foord

mark-abz - 2nd - 08/Nov/80 with ?

Hidden - Lead - 06/Aug/76

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Voting
Total votes cast 90
hard HVS0 of 33
HVS0 of 33
easy HVS0 of 33
hard VS16 of 33
VS15 of 33
easy VS2 of 33
hard HS0 of 33
HS0 of 33
easy HS0 of 33
hard 5a0 of 31
5a0 of 31
easy 5a0 of 31
hard 4c19 of 31
4c11 of 31
easy 4c1 of 31
hard 4b0 of 31
4b0 of 31
easy 4b0 of 31
3 Stars1 of 26
2 Stars16 of 26
1 Star9 of 26
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 144 (0.7%)
Lead70 of 144 (48.6%)
Followed61 of 144 (42.4%)
Alt Leads5 of 144 (3.5%)
Unknown7 of 144 (4.9%)

'Climbed'54 of 144 (37.5%)
clean O/S81 of 144 (56.2%)
clean β3 of 144 (2.1%)
clean rpt4 of 144 (2.8%)
dogged2 of 144 (1.4%)