Puffing Billy* HS 4b
[Above the prickly bit..., 2 kb]11m.

Rockfax Description
11m. The thin crack up the wall to the right of a bush at 4m. © ROCKFAX


FA. Alec Williams, C.Osborne 9.4.88 09/Apr/1988

Photo: Above the prickly bit... © ben b
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 128 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

rob 528 - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/15

Roger Cruse - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/15 with Kris & Jill

spalice - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/15

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 26/May/15 with Angela Paul

valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 26/May/15 with Kevin Tithe

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Pauline

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/15

Hidden - Lead - May/15

TCarrick - Lead - 10/Apr/15

AdamSale - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/15

Jack93 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/14 with Charlie Low

charlielow - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/14 with Jack Knight

darrenpp - Lead O/S - Jul/14

Really enjoyed this route. Good protection with a bit of jamming in the middle
matthew_ellis24 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14

TomGB - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Stewart Moody

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 20/Jun/14

gazj1986 - Solo - 13/Jun/14

Wolfy1987 NEWMC - 2nd - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/14

Uriah - Lead - 05/Jun/14 with Ray Lindley

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/14

warm and dry
stwhitty - Lead O/S - Apr/14

Lead clean (repeat). Some powerful moves but always just enough protection. A really good line only slightly compromised by dirt and vegetation.
Landy_Dom - Lead rpt - 19/Jan/14 with Neil Bastow, Ciaran Gallagher

Mario Grabinski - Lead - 22/Oct/13 with John Owens

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Oct/13

Hidden - TR - 02/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 24/May/13

Hidden - 2013

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Phil Foulger

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

Otis - TR - Aug/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/12

TheLegoMan - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Tom Jemmett

Hidden - Solo - 22/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/12

AmandaJG - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12

BBEENN - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Mar/12

used darren's pro
Templeton Adams - Lead - 03/Mar/12 with Darren H

Clean on sight. Couple of jam / layback moves (hard) in the middle, otherwise pretty straightforward. Nice.
Landy_Dom - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Mike Bailey

nacmacfeeglexx08 - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Dominic Gallagher

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Nov/11

khalidq - 2nd O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Simon Waters

jramsdale - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/11 with Ben Laddiman

adunlop - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/11

erbridger - Lead - 21/Oct/11

Jackspratt - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/11

-restless- - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Sam Jones

matgorman - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11

SamJones974 - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Becky Taylor

Panick - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/11

Really nice climb! Some good moves. Thin on protection though.
spalice - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Sion

matt0759 - 2nd - 21/May/11 with JamesA

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

lewk_c - 2nd β - 04/May/11 with Jack Lewin

Jack_Lewin - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with lewk_c

MrMarris - 30/Apr/11

TCarrick - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11 with Gemma Jones

spooksthehorse - Lead - 08/Mar/11 with Joe, Trev

sleavesley - 2nd O/S - 19/Jan/11 with Chucky

Hidden - 2011

rhysllyw - 2011

toby farnworth - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Aug/10

moelfras - Lead - 17/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/10

very nice - layback crack lovely
JasonV - Lead - 07/May/10 with Jon

Tomprusk - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/10

treeminkies - Lead - 11/Apr/10 with carole

Hidden - Lead - 11/Apr/10

Neil Davies - Lead - 10/Mar/10

Great route. Great pro, great handholds, just enough excitement, relatively consistent difficulty.
Ander - Lead - 07/Mar/10 with Deadahead

Hidden - Lead - Mar/10

Fatclimber - Solo O/S - 04/Dec/09

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Oli Brend

nickevens - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with stuart grieves

Jillybean - Lead - 17/Oct/09 with Sarah

Hidden - Lead - 10/Oct/09

climbing_wiggy - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Nocker

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Sep/09

would have been ace if the crack was a bit longer... easy for the grade
adam06 - Lead - 18/Sep/09 with dan sturman

Mike_T0501 - TR - 11/Jul/09 with Paul

Knoxy - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Gareth Pierce

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jul/09

stevemcg - Lead - 04/Jun/09 with Martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09

sleavesley - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Matt Sheets

sleavesley - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/09 with Matt Evans

dirty.
Milne - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Dave

Whealiebob - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Terry

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Apr/09

lrandall - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Will R

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Bob/Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/08

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

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

leaf1741 - Lead O/S - 2008

alwyn101 - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/07 with Simon Roberts

thomasholyoak - Lead O/S - Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/07

ebastock - 2nd - Aug/07 with John Beddard

A nice route - the best one here.
AWR27 - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Phil

groovy_nut - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Suzanne

Suz123 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Lauren

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/May/07

Previously backed off to the easy descent on solo.
D Berry - Lead RP - 12/May/07 with Claire Berry

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Mar/07

robo84 - Lead - 2007

hallex - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/06 with Masa

Very good route
steve mee - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/06 with Mich Mee

Allan Young - 2nd β - 27/Jul/06 with Andrew Cosgrove

Rampikino - Lead - 20/Jul/06 with MMC Various

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/06

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
James A.S Read, kristinawe

Voting
Total votes cast 54
hard VS0 of 19
VS0 of 19
easy VS0 of 19
hard HS2 of 19
HS10 of 19
easy HS4 of 19
hard S3 of 19
S0 of 19
easy S0 of 19
hard 4c0 of 18
4c0 of 18
easy 4c0 of 18
hard 4b1 of 18
4b9 of 18
easy 4b6 of 18
hard 4a2 of 18
4a0 of 18
easy 4a0 of 18
3 Stars0 of 17
2 Stars2 of 17
1 Star11 of 17
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