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[Claudia on Amateur Sleuth, 3 kb]14m. A tricky steep wall leads to easier ground left of two grass ledges. © ROCKFAX
FA. Gary Gibson 9.7.05 09/Jul/2005

Photo: Claudia on Amateur Sleuth © jimecallaw
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 222 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

James yeah - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/14

steady - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/14

Fell before the first clip the first time - good after that though
francesfromedinburgh - Lead β - 22/Jun/14 with TedT

Fell once ~2 feet up.
TedT - Lead RP - 22/Jun/14 with Big Matt Pres, francesfromedinburgh, Uni

Done in the pouring rain, no time to go back and do it clean in the dry
chrisweight - Lead dog - 24/May/14

Repeat
Valentino - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Jay

HumphreyJ20 - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Ross Millar

jimecallaw - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/14 with Claudia, Adam

AdamH - Lead β - 21/Apr/14

henry.jeffreys - Lead O/S - 25/Jan/14 with UBMC

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jan/14

HumphreyJ20 - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/13 with Ross Millar

Valentino - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/13 with Jay

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/13

bsamo - 14/Sep/13

That start to first bolt can't be a 5+, got to 2nd bolt from clue, so and set up top rope for start. Amazing climb look left of first bolt for a 2 finger hook
gazj1986 - TR RP - 02/Sep/13

TheChangeIsCast - TR dnf - 02/Sep/13 with Gareth James

Jack93 - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13 with Jonnie Murray

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

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/13

ianstevens - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13

Broom136 - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Ian Stevens

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/13

lewismansell - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12

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

mheyes101 - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with tedalaki

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Sep/12

psborland - Lead - 02/Sep/12 with Nick

awkward start and a bad belay position. first couple of moves seemed hard for the grade
Nick Sherring - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Paul Borland

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/12

Darron - 01/Jul/12

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Mar/12

Mattlamb90 - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Phill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12

Clean on sight. Very hard start on sloping hand holds. Easier above. Slight run out between bolts 3 and 4.
Landy_Dom - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Mike Bailey

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

Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/12 with Freshers

yarrow - TR O/S - 21/Jan/12 with Vera

sianais - 2012 with Dad

Hidden - Lead - 01/Oct/11

alisterrobbird - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/11

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

darbstar - Lead - 11/Sep/11 with Andrew Robinson

gamp - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/11 with mark darby

kill1308 - 11/Sep/11 with andrew robinson, darbstar

JWB - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/11 with Mike Allen

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

heather rogers - Lead dog - 03/Sep/11

Rich35 - Lead - Sep/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/11

five - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with MG, AV

Slow start but after that plain sailing
SonOfRourke - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with seb boulton oliver

boardbagged - AltLd rpt - 27/Jul/11 with Liam Davis

tomjemmett - Lead β - 09/Jul/11 with Simon Birkedale

wazzalad20 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/11

Alaina - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/11 with Leonie

Leonie - TR - 07/Jun/11

Very hard start.
Fatclimber - TR - 17/May/11 with Self Belayed

Gerallt Owain - Lead O/S - 16/May/11 with Steve Chapman

stevechaps1 - 2nd - 16/May/11 with Gerallt Owain

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/11

Bex_M - 2nd - 16/Apr/11 with Duncan Dunbar

crazy pierre - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with Rory Juss

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

afrosam - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

climbingxcat - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Brian

Luke Owens - Lead RP - Apr/11 with Danielle Louise Hilton

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Edward Boggis

edisdead - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/11 with sam simpson

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 19/Mar/11

Rampikino - Lead - 13/Mar/11 with Cat

Katie Simmons - Lead - 13/Mar/11

Spillers - Lead - 15/Nov/10 with Mike Waters

Roger Kirke - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/10

Awkward start hawever, 1st boltcan be clipped fairly easily prior to starting the route. Possibly one of the better routes on the crag.
richardlongfils1986 - Lead β - 25/Sep/10 with claire morgan, ian dalloway

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Sep/10

As Col said - tw*t of a start
JasonV - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/10 with Rod

danimal03 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/10 with scylla750

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

Doey - Lead - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10 with Ally Hurst

mike_uk82 - TR - 22/May/10

hellboundblr - Lead - 17/May/10 with Danny Smudge

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/10

twat of a start,ended up going up the arrette to the second bolt.get it next time
colina - Lead dog - 07/May/10 with joe

deklan - Lead - 03/May/10 with dad

joscott - Lead O/S - May/10

joscott - Lead O/S - May/10

matty123 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Joshua Seager

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/10

PhilR - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Kylie

John Marsland - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with John Haslam

Mark Hatton - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10 with Jo Wood

daz.graham - Lead O/S - 2010 with Jess Gummer

guido - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Dec/09

donkster - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/09 with DaveNW

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Paddy Williams

mrstarwarsman - 2nd - 31/Oct/09 with matt smith

A really tough start, overhanging on rounded holds. Once established, it gets easier.
Mark_RMC - 2nd - 11/Oct/09 with Davin

adam06 - Lead - 18/Sep/09 with dan sturman

Lower section felt more like 6a.
ritchierich - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Alan Evans

Hidden - Lead - Sep/09

GDArkley - 31/Aug/09

Emma-Louise Anderson - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Chris Bailey

mike_hough_uk - 2nd - 06/Aug/09 with chri55ie

Struggled and rested on the rope up the first steep bit (a long reach would have been useful!)
chri55ie - Lead dog - 06/Aug/09 with Mike Hough

Hard start f taken direct.
Zoomer - Lead - 04/Jul/09 with Julia Bloomer

Jules 210681 - 2nd - 04/Jul/09 with glenn bloomer

james.vandewaal - 02/Jul/09

matthias13 - Lead - 30/Jun/09 with Pete Brown

sleavesley - 28/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jun/09

hetaher - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09

jl - TR dog - 22/Jun/09 with A School Group

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09

jandyd05 - Lead O/S - 11/May/09 with Julie Anglesea

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/09

tobyb - Lead O/S - 04/May/09

SteWatkins - May/09

rockjedi - Lead O/S - May/09

stevemcg - Lead - 23/Apr/09 with Jason

Jon Walker - Lead - 18/Apr/09 with Tom Roberts

simonw1 - 29/Mar/09 with Jo Scott

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Pete

ChrisBigwood - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Mark Rowe

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/09

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

tbs105 - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09 with Kat

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Feb/09

zard - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/09 with Steve

tunaficiency - Lead O/S - 2009

leaf1741 - Lead O/S - Dec/08

Steeve - Lead O/S - Nov/08

cmsg - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Hanneke den Ouden

polished.
vincentvega - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/08 with mike smith

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

Hidden - Lead - Sep/08

Jo wood - 02/Aug/08 with Dylan Burgess

did this with joe in august tricky start
colina - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with joe

philcockerton - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/08 with Perran Baragwanath

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

saillord - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/08 with sarah

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/08

Dale - Lead O/S - Jun/08

JWB - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Karen

Noodles30 - Lead - Apr/08

@ndy - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/08

phil stubbs - Lead - Mar/08

nmwr - Lead β - 23/Feb/08 with Dan Wicks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead - 09/Feb/08

dts - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Andy Taylor

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

lee richards - Lead - 2008 with robbo84

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

willson - Lead - 2008

argylectu - Lead O/S - 2008 with Nick Hutson

littlenick - Lead rpt - 2008 with dene neal

SMc - Lead O/S - 2008 with Anne

gibbo38 - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/07 with brian

Erm... Fell off making first clip onto belayers shoulders, down his back then slipped down wet grass upside down. Made it on the next attempt!
jonny_098 - Lead dog - 03/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07

Dave Wearing - Lead - 13/Aug/07 with Robbo.

Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/07 with Tommo

nick ferro - Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/07

Carl Smethurst - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/07 with Alwyn Williams

FrankW - Lead RP - 06/Jun/07 with Laura

robkbangor - Lead O/S - 29/May/07 with Nic Sheerin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/07

Nice climb, all the fun is at the start.
phez - TR O/S - 21/May/07

Matty - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Maddie Tulloch

MaddieT - 2nd - 05/May/07 with Matt

lrandall - Lead O/S - May/07 with Angela C

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/07

Mike Parker - Lead - 27/Apr/07 with Dan Parker

sce8 - Lead - 15/Apr/07 with David Spencer

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

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/07

Heddwyn - Lead dog - 07/Feb/07 with Danleatherjacket

useless..
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/07 with Jonny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/07

Class climbing in the cold sun.
Knoxy - 2nd O/S - 24/Jan/07 with Andy Huckle

awh18awh - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/07 with Knoxy

gareth scott borthwick - Lead O/S - 2007 with simon cooil

fran04 - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/06

hetaher - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/06 with My mum

Hidden - Lead - 19/Nov/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/06

Tom M Williams - Lead - 30/Aug/06 with Mick

a_d_tru - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/06 with Julie

warringtonade - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/06 with ben

Gooders - Lead - Jul/06 with Ant

Katy Nelson - TR - 09/Jun/06 with Andy (college)

Swirly - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/06 with katherine

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/06

Rampikino - Lead - 27/May/06 with MMC Various

A Crook - Lead O/S - 23/May/06 with Dom Stockton

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 03/May/06 with mike doyle

howlingbaboon - Lead dog - Apr/06 with Ruthy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/06

Hidden - Jan/06

Hidden - Lead - 2006

D Berry - Lead RP - 28/Dec/05 with Claire Berry

Hidden - Lead β - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2005

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Style of ascent

Lead183 of 222 (82.4%)
Followed16 of 222 (7.2%)
Toproped10 of 222 (4.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 222 (0.5%)
Unknown12 of 222 (5.4%)

'Climbed'71 of 222 (32.0%)
clean O/S118 of 222 (53.2%)
clean β8 of 222 (3.6%)
clean rpt10 of 222 (4.5%)
clean RP5 of 222 (2.3%)
dogged9 of 222 (4.1%)
dnf1 of 222 (0.5%)