Black Ash HVS 5b

Rockfax Description
12m. The wall right of Ashgrove Prelims is climbed to a good ledge, move left and follow thin cracks and flakes finishing slightly rightwards. © ROCKFAX

FA. A Casemoney, A Thompson 16.9.90 16/Sep/1990
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This climb is in 38 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

SAF - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with Phil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

steven_daniels99 - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14

deejmonkey - Lead - 11/Aug/13 with cal

Takacs - 2nd O/S - 31/May/13 with James Dexter

0ddba11 - 2nd - May/13

Frank Blakeley - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/12 with Rob

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Sep/12

lost.arrow - 23/Jun/12 with Stu Sherwood

Neil D - Lead rpt - 19/Nov/11 with Aileen (OUMC)

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Nov/11

Frank Blakeley - 2nd rpt - 05/Aug/11 with Lorenza

Contact - Lead - 05/Aug/11

Frank Blakeley - 2nd rpt - 27/Jul/11 with Leon

Lenny - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Frank

Frank Blakeley - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/11 with Simon

No gear to protect final corner and no site of good holds so backed off.
Simon Cahill - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/11 with Frank Blakely

Neil D - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/11 with Beth Hodgett

Betha. - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Neil D

Easy for the grade - all about the foothold out right on the second stint.
lizzyb - TR O/S - 23/May/11 with Adam Radcliff, Chris Carr

adam06 - 2nd - 23/May/11 with lizzy, chris carr

found the route quite easy for the grade...
Frank Blakeley - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/11 with Tim

On Gri Gri
migs493 - TR O/S - 14/Nov/10

surfingreef - 06/Oct/10

groovy_nut - Lead rpt - 20/May/10 with Frank

Neil D - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Boriz Korzh

BorisVBlade - 2nd O/S - 03/May/10 with Neil Dowse

Great Route
Frank Blakeley - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with Lauren

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/10

where was the 5b move, felt quite bold
stvredmond - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10 with Sean mercer

groovy_nut - 2nd rpt - 26/Apr/10 with Ritchie

ritchierich - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/10 with groovy_nut

Really nice little route, good gear, interesting moves. Far FAR superior to Ashgrove Prelims and probably not much harder.
groovy_nut - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Matt K

RalphC - 2nd - 10/Apr/10 with Sophie, Ed

Mike W - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/07 with steve

Mike Parker - TR O/S - 12/May/07 with Lee Lewis

jimshrimp - TR - 02/May/04

ColinD - Lead - 1995

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Total votes cast 28
hard E10 of 10
E10 of 10
easy E10 of 10
hard HVS0 of 10
HVS7 of 10
easy HVS3 of 10
hard VS0 of 10
VS0 of 10
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hard 5c0 of 10
5c0 of 10
easy 5c0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 10
5b4 of 10
easy 5b1 of 10
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easy 5a0 of 10
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