Vulture*** E4 6a

Rockfax Description
All the strenuous climbing that you would expect on Geireagle seems to have been transferred to this one. Very pumpy! Start as for Geireagle, but step up onto the rising line to gain the higher crack. Climb this, past a triangular niche, to join and finish up Geireagle. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: The Tremadog 'V's', North Wales Rock Graded List, Trad climbs for sport climbers, Alex's Wales ticklist, Ultimate E4 ticklist.

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Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/15

NDD - 2nd - 12/Jul/15 with Michaela

still as hard as ever
phil64 - AltLd - 29/Apr/15 with tim neill

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Mar/15

soph - Lead rpt - 01/Dec/14 with Kris Schrijvers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/14

Sweatfest, getting dark, fluffed the crux (wire in slot rather than fingers..). Final route in the 10 rock-types -in-a-day challenge!
morganator - Lead dog - 27/Sep/14 with John Roberts

soph - 2nd rpt - 20/Sep/14 with Dan Arkle

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

Michael Allday - Lead - 21/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 03/Aug/13

2nd crux
ben8522 - AltLd - Jul/13

Alice Thompson - 2nd β - 21/May/13 with Dan Gibson

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 21/May/13 with alice thompson

Fook! Fell getting into the niche first time up, then lowered to geireagle ramp (hands off rest) and tried to sort of ground-up it out. Got into the niche and up to having hands on geireagle's ledge but it is not piss to get onto it, fell again, got back to my gear and did to the top. Gutted I didn't get it clean but not bad for 3rd trad route of the year. Hard E4 despite having probably only 12 metres of E4 climbing!
Duncan Campbell - Lead dog - 13/Mar/13 with Jimmy Big Guns

Nick Biven - 2013

Hidden - 18/May/12

Howard Lawledge - Lead - 16/May/12 with Jack

gforce - Lead - 16/May/12 with Adrian

Adam Booth - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Ed Booth

Pumpy. Good route but not 3 stars. Not as cool as the other imo. 2 stars at most.
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Adam Booth

tried it before and fell off. got it this time pretty unexpectedly. pumped! Also lead Geireagle again.
willoates - Lead RP - 13/Mar/12 with Jim Burton

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Liam

Glyn - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Alex Fry

lx - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with glyn

Nails! The 6a crux (entering the pod) is hard to read and very strenuous, comes after quite a few 5b/5c moves. Leaving the pod also involves a couple of hard moves. Haven't been so pumped for quite a while!
Glyn - Lead dog - 25/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Down to one rest/fall this time Rested twice+ in 2008 with Max
Brown - Lead dog - 14/Oct/10 with James T

Hidden - Jul/10

Hidden - Jun/10

JulesV - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with Shauna Cunningham

switch - 2nd rpt - 28/Mar/10 with Jo Bertalot

Wicked pitch, all good holds, committing to start.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/10 with Mikey G, James Grey

had to sit on the rope a lot to work out the move,found it very hard compared to cream and void
barni - Lead dog - 23/Oct/09 with Liam fleming

1 fall at crux - just didnt pull up far enough to gain pinch. like to think i would have been thinking more ahead if leading. very burly, very good and seemed tough E4
ksjs - 2nd dog - 24/Jul/09 with jo

GrantB - 2nd - 13/Jun/09

2 sits. Not sure if I would have pulled it off if had just tried to pull through but had poor sequence for crux and got intimidated and took a sit which led to another. Still found the top shared with Geireagle hard and pumpy.
mattyork2 - Lead dog - 13/Jun/09 with Grant Brewer

Seymore Butt - 2009

Julian Wedd - 2nd - 2008 with A. Howarth

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 05/May/07 with Ash

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/May/07

IOAN D - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with Mills

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 01/May/05 with Nic Sellers

sadams - Lead - 09/Apr/04 with Eric Hildrew

Tim M - Lead dog - 2000 with Phil T

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/98

Roget - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/96 with jon

Not sure of exact date or style.
Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - Jun/95

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/94 with Phil Dowthwaite

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1994 with Dave Greenald

Bob - 1990

keefe - Jul/89 with Johnny Adams

Chris Wright - Lead - 31/May/89

Hidden - Lead - 1988

keefe - 03/May/86

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/85

Hidden - AltLd - 1985

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 09/Dec/84 with Elaine Owen

1 fall - possibly E3
stp - Lead - 11/Jun/83

steve L - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/80

Hidden - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
EyebrowTom, Liam FLeming, Mike Goldthorp

Total votes cast 56
hard E50 of 19
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hard E411 of 19
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