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Central Staircase VD

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[Central Staircase, 3 kb]Clambers over blocks to the right of the central oak tree finishing up an open corner

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This climb is in 294 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - TR - 23/Aug/14

Rikki5 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14

The corner at the top is more technical than I'd expected from VD - great fun!
Pintsize - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14

will_benfold - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14

Paul Hy - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/14 with Jenni L

Paul Hy - 2nd rpt - 28/Jun/14 with Jenni L

Jenni Lees - 2nd - 28/Jun/14 with Paul Hyland

Jenni Lees - Lead - 28/Jun/14 with Paul Hyland

Set up top rope and soloed up the route a few times.
Pete_Frost - Solo O/S - 30/May/14 with Holly Addis

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/14

Montecore - 2nd - 25/May/14 with Alison Stanley

Bryn_F - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Sian

Karten Chalmers
Hak - AltLd O/S - 14/May/14

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

AnnMarie3 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/14

MikeStuart26 - Solo rpt - 15/Apr/14

Sol Armer - Solo - 15/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2014

crabtreer - 2nd O/S - 23/Nov/13

Part of SPA training (PYB), led by Jozef.
swhite - 2nd - 23/Nov/13

ChrisGard - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13 with Richard Crabtree

Done in hiking boots, found very easy to second.
Mozzy - 2nd O/S - 23/Nov/13 with SPA training weekend

James12389 - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/13

munkymatt32 - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Ryan Woodward

First trad climb :)
RyanWoodward - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Matt Flicker

Joe.Howlett - TR O/S - 27/Sep/13

RCF AT Week in Snowdonia Sept 13
DanCClayton - 2nd - 27/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13

Fentonio - TR O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Louisa Burman

gareth swanson - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/13

cloudy with sunny spells. lead single pitch route, working on abseiling methods for Rock Climb Leader Assessment.
mikeyn48 - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/13

woody0606 - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/13

1979dil - Lead - 22/Jul/13 with Dave Easton

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Ian

climbed in trainers, very easy for a VD i thought
wjcdean - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/13 with Trevers

Trevers - Lead - 22/Jun/13 with wjcdean

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

tdoyle - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Gaz Mitchell

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/13

Abseiling about helping Nathan with his first trad lead, then seconded up in approach shoes
MikeStuart26 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13

Josiemc - 2nd - Jun/13

Positive holds
damob123 - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

rjpritchard - Solo rpt - 21/May/13

Hidden - Lead β - 20/May/13

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Dorothy

munkymatt32 - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with damob123

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/13

Mike Parks - TR O/S - 04/May/13 with Sarah

Duncan 88 - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

homing-penguin - Lead O/S - 03/May/13 with fitzy

Fitzy - 2nd - 03/May/13 with homing-penguin

Jess Print - Lead O/S - May/13

Ed Hayter - Lead O/S - May/13 with Will, Dave

Gerallt Owain - 2nd rpt - 27/Apr/13 with Lowri Evans

woody0606 - Lead - 27/Apr/13 with David Woodhead

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/13

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/13

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

Microwired22 - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/13

Warm up, nice climbing.
Chay - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/13 with Dave

Warm up route.
davegs - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/13 with Chay

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

Did in two pitch's, to prepare one of the year ones for there big multi pitch the day after,set-up hanging belay, first half pretty easy, second half more fun and technical
Aaron.robson94 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/13

Keelan McNulty - TR O/S - 02/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13

Rob2904 - Lead - 29/Mar/13 with Morgan, Lee

andrewlyons14 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13

RossCallender - Mar/13

welchy29 - Mar/13

Steve Wakeford - TR - 11/Sep/12

Ramblin dave - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/12 with Mathilde, Gerard, Alison

poor protection
LauraChilterns - AltLd β - 05/Aug/12 with Ian Hall

pdamann - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with N Leathers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/12

Rich098 - Lead - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/12

First ever trad lead, ably assisted by experienced trad men!
SomerKate - Lead β - 25/Jun/12 with Bryan, Sleeping Cat, AndyManders

paulerussell - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with Jon, Maria Walker

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/12

wouldnt climb again
h3l3n283 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Jennie Moss

JMoss - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Helen Rudkin

Peter Lovell - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

dansmonkeytroubles - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Dot Greaves

NoelleG - Lead - 06/May/12 with Gill

Joshthomas - Lead - 02/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12

theycallmefrodo - 2nd - 13/Apr/12 with Craig Garfield

Hidden - TR rpt - 11/Apr/12

klo1981 - Lead - 06/Apr/12

riff156 - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/12 with Jo Smith

dippyhannah - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Matthew Cooke

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/12

Martyn Trev - TR O/S - 18/Mar/12

BenRyle - Solo O/S - 08/Mar/12

jakethepeg - TR - 23/Jan/12

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jan/12

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Nov/11

Hidden - Solo rpt - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Nov/11

fletch540 - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/11

DALLAN - TR O/S - 29/Oct/11

Rebecca Earnshaw - 16/Oct/11

dobby 200 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/11 with ben

j.carney - Lead rpt - 01/Oct/11 with Christine Fox

r.greaves - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with bob ellis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo - 02/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Jul/11

0ddba11 - Lead - 22/Jul/11

MariaT - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/11

dpiddock - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/11

peter myers - Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/11

Gareth T - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Amber

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/11

simonscubadiver - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Dave Kendrick

nice climb
Kendrick - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Si

Tom Hecht - Lead β - 27/May/11 with Brendan Zyborski

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 27/May/11

kristinawe - Lead - 27/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/11

Gerallt Owain - 2nd O/S - 03/May/11 with Cellan Lewis

spa practice
wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with julie

Killianmurphy - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Relaxed climb in the sun
payeo20 - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/11

Dave Bowler - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Terry Gilbert

Savlon - 2nd - 16/Apr/11 with Jen, Rachel Seyler

thecurlyone - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Robbie Blackhall-Miles

Jayne Jackson - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Cairis Hickey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - Apr/11

Very nice climb. Uses a lot of medium sized nuts.
Tala M - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Simon Palmer

simeclimb68 - 2nd rpt - 27/Mar/11

Glyn Davidson - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Hollie

Mark Stitson (ULGMC) - Lead - 26/Feb/11 with Tom

Neil's first lead
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) - 2nd - 26/Feb/11 with Neil Donovan

Awkward gear placements at top, but a an enjoyable climb. (Mark belayed but did not follow, Tom 2nd.)
s.tietz - Lead rpt - 26/Feb/11 with Tom Smith, Mark Stitson

GN's first lead.
heathergotrumbled - 2nd rpt - 26/Feb/11 with GN

First trad lead.
George Nichols - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/11 with Heather Rumble

oliverharold - Lead - 19/Jan/11 with Caroline Pearson

Rory Shaw - 2011

neal_haddadway - Lead O/S - 2011 with Holly Whiteley

Rjbm - 2011 with Ben Ram

Hidden - Lead - 23/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Oct/10

CRiddiford - 2nd - 17/Oct/10 with Ben W

the_doctor - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Oct/10

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 10/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/10

andycash - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with jason cash

jasoncash - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/10 with Andy Cash

j.carney - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Ed Schofield

Used it for multipitch practice :)
SGD - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Vicky Holmes

Katy Nelson - Lead - 01/Aug/10 with Ailsa Orlick

Libby - Lead - Aug/10

Katy Nelson - 28/Jun/10 with Kirsten Karmouche

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/10

simeclimb68 - Solo rpt - 30/May/10

First trad lead!
misterjingo - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/10

Started raining the minute I geared up...took my time and took a load of stick from my novice second but got my own back when she wobbled on the wet rock :-)
Nicholas Livesey - Lead rpt - 01/May/10 with Lucie Sedlarova

heathergotrumbled - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with MH, ST

MJH - 2nd - 01/May/10 with Stefan, Heather

s.tietz - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with Heather Rumble

dionhughes - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/10 with Carol Ann Thomas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10

MikeT - Lead rpt - Apr/10 with Gray R

Hoppo - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Alexandre Buisse

dionhughes - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Carol Ann Thomas

MGrock - 2010

MikeLell - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Rebecca Hindhaugh

Rebecca_h - 2nd - 12/Dec/09 with Mike Lelliott

Jess' first lead.
james.f.williamson - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/09

peterbrett - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09

first lead
jesscooney - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with mark

msherelle - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - Sep/09

Woolfie - 16/Jul/09 with stubobaloo

Was slightly damp but a lot of fun. My first lead climb.
stubobaloo - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/09 with Scot Wolf

Nicholas Livesey - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/09 with Jeff Smith

Andy White - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/09

ebastock - 2nd - 05/Jul/09 with Lindsay Turner

lturner84 - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/09 with Emma Bastock

dave4430 - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with kierran sumner

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09

Hidden - TR - 23/Jun/09

Very easy but still good fun
MikeLell - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Owain Atkins

Lil'Lou - TR O/S - 08/Jun/09 with Nigel

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/09

james.vandewaal - 2nd O/S - May/09

Tom Anthistle - Lead - 23/Apr/09

Easy stuff, I used it more for practicing gear placement than for fun.
Snowboy - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/09

cavemancolumbus - Solo - Apr/09

cavemancolumbus - 2nd - Apr/09 with Xian

highfivekrissy - 2nd - Apr/09 with Richard Wilkes

ebastock - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Rich Greaves

GWidgery - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/09 with Steve Haskew

nadeem - Solo - 09/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/09

My fist lead :D
Dean Scott - Lead - 07/Feb/09 with Sam Edwards

Hidden - Lead - 07/Feb/09

aberSam - 2nd - Feb/09

Sally Lisle - 2009

easy start
shim - Lead - 2009

very easy
adam.butler.dsfc - 2nd O/S - 15/Dec/08

sarah87 - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/08 with Chris Jones

adam06 - 2nd - 12/Oct/08 with Hilary Theaker

hils theaker - Lead - 12/Oct/08 with Adam

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Sep/08

Keith Jones - Lead - 21/Sep/08 with Tecwyn

Clogwyn y Gwin - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/08 with K J

tontopink - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/08

willson - Solo - Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/08

seconded in trecking shoes...
chrisjones199 - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Melanie Johns

robkbangor - Lead O/S - 13/May/08 with Martin Jones

Phil also lead this - his first lead.
robkbangor - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Phil Cockerton

AntWallace - Lead O/S - May/08 with Chris and Andy

Easy start - trickiest bit is near the top.
mountainbagger - 2nd - 19/Apr/08 with Mrs Mountainbagger, Rachael

Tembaz - 2008

Hidden - 2008

peter myers - 2nd - 2008 with Chris Evans

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 25/Oct/07

Keith Jones - Lead - 13/Sep/07 with Mike

Nicholas Livesey - 2nd - 04/Sep/07 with Jim Hobson

Led 1st pitch
erica - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Shirley

King Smudger - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/07 with Ben Gibbins

Ruth Smith - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/07 with nick smith

mikelaing - Lead - Aug/07 with Carolyn

cas54321 - 2nd - Aug/07 with Mike

Nicholas Livesey - Lead - 22/Jul/07 with Jean Roberts

franny - Jul/07 with Geraint Williams

stoptheclocks03 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Tom Moore

gibbo38 - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with gibbo21

gibbo21 - 2nd - 06/May/07 with paul

Dan Shirley - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/07

Nicholas Livesey - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Ian Pink

Jamie Light - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo - 02/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead - 03/Mar/07

Becky C - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Bob

climber sim - 2007

texuspete - Lead - 2007 with Nicholas Livesey

33% Longer - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/06 with pippa

EddieA - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/06 with Mark A, Joe A, Mark

Dale - Lead O/S - Apr/06

Combined lower half of Central Arete with upper half of Central Staircase
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) - Lead - 19/Nov/05

kmac - 2nd - 10/Jun/05 with Sarah

2RoyalAnglian - TR - Apr/05 with plas y brenin r/c course

Mark Stitson (ULGMC) - Lead - 23/Jan/05

Hidden - 2005

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/04 with Tim and Jon

sgl0jd - Lead - Dec/04 with Kevin Williams

Ruth Smith - TR O/S - 20/Oct/04

rob wmc - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/04 with Pete

nienke - Lead - 30/May/04

Manchi - Solo O/S - 30/May/04

hayleylouise - Lead - 29/May/04

alj - Lead O/S - 01/May/04 with hannah skeldon

abercolin - Lead - 2004 with Simon Palmer

skeight88 - 2nd - Jul/03

johancilliers - Lead O/S - 20/May/02

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/02

Russell Flynn - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/00

bottom rope - VD in PYB topo
Nige G - TR - 30/Mar/99 with PYB course

Big Rik - 1995

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hard VD5 of 29
VD16 of 29
easy VD8 of 29
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Style of ascent

Soloed28 of 294 (9.5%)
Lead152 of 294 (51.7%)
Followed75 of 294 (25.5%)
Toproped16 of 294 (5.4%)
Alt Leads4 of 294 (1.4%)
Unknown19 of 294 (6.5%)

'Climbed'120 of 294 (40.8%)
clean O/S147 of 294 (50.0%)
clean β4 of 294 (1.4%)
clean rpt23 of 294 (7.8%)