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Major* HVS 5a

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[Major, Pot Hole Quarry, 2 kb]9m. The crack is well protected and a good introduction to the harder routes on the wall. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 150 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

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

Roger Cruse - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/14 with Kris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14

Went to rest on gear, rock holding gear broke fell about 2m
stwhitty - Lead dog - Jun/14

daveyb - 2nd - 29/Apr/14

Steve Lenartowicz - TR - 13/Apr/14 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd dog - 19/Oct/13

mrplastique - 2nd - 06/Oct/13 with JR

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

Tomt1er - TR O/S - 20/Jul/13

Hard for the grade, very hard.
Steve Perry - Lead - 31/May/13 with Trevor, Declan

deklan - 2nd - 30/May/13 with steve, trev

wazzalad20 - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13

josh Bradnum - TR O/S - 15/Apr/13 with josh cliff

Josh.Cliff - TR rpt - 15/Apr/13

first lead with robert hirst
Josh.Cliff - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13

daveyb - 2nd - 12/Mar/13 with gd303uk

Nice high rock over.
gd303uk - 2nd - 12/Mar/13 with Waz, Dave Bennet

Mike Hood - TR - 04/Mar/13

Hidden - TR - 04/Dec/12

jezb1 - Lead - 20/Oct/12

A nice route with good balance and plentiful holds. More practice for me, cleaning a route.
useful - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/12 with John M, Steve E

steven_daniels99 - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/12

Wobbly gear in slippery cracks is strenuous to place. Not as nice as its neighbours
jkarran - Lead - 01/Jul/12 with Team

happy Gary got the lead on this another classic of the crag. lovely rock over.
gd303uk - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/12 with gary.barr

Finally
gary.barr - Lead rpt - 10/Jun/12 with Graham Dykes

tombazal - TR rpt - 25/May/12

Chriswallis2 - Lead rpt - 02/May/12 with Jim MEC

Marc Murphy - AltLd dog - Apr/12

michael burrows - TR rpt - 24/Mar/12

Second time to this crag, went for a top rope session as i dislike the protection available on this quarry
Adam Hughes - TR - 08/Mar/12

Jackspratt - Lead RP - 05/Mar/12

mike241181 - 2nd - 01/Mar/12 with Pete

Scramblemad - TR dog - 2012

joeflan - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/11

fell at the last hold, didnt remove 2 pieces of gear, first HVS
owenzeboy - 2nd β - 15/Nov/11 with joe flannagan

Roger Cruse - TR rpt - 06/Nov/11 with Kris & Jill

nacmacfeeglexx08 - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Dominic Gallagher

Clean on sight. Hard for 5a! Small finger ledges & foot smears. Placement in mid section doubtful.
Landy_Dom - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Mike Bailey

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/11

gunbo - 2nd - 20/Aug/11

Stuart lead but finished on Grizzly. I came up Major but top a bit thin.
Klingon - 2nd - 20/Aug/11 with Stuart

Some tricky holds, good crack!
Kirstyprice7 - TR O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Rob Chudley

Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11 with Seb Boulton Oliver

luke wallington - TR - Aug/11

Jenny Crook - Lead - 27/Jul/11 with Jimmy James

spooksthehorse - TR - 20/Jul/11 with Luke, Matt

Hidden - TR - 09/Jul/11

Darron - 06/Jul/11

gary.barr - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/11 with Ally Singleton, Tony Dermody

tunaficiency - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/11

ruraltim - 2nd β - 24/Jun/11 with Matt

stevemcg - 2nd - 24/May/11

spacey - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11 with paul evans

Came back to lead it after top rope the previous week-end
jandyd05 - Lead RP - 11/May/11 with Julie Anglesea

Top roped as part of a family afternoon at crag. Really nice route - definitely leadable. Need to to do next time.
jandyd05 - TR O/S - 02/May/11 with Julie Anglesea

Hidden - TR - 02/May/11

Gaffalynch - Lead RP - May/11

gd303uk - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/11 with Jon rogers

neilh - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/11 with Rob Davies

Rikki5 - TR - 26/Mar/11

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11 with Anna

tunaficiency - Lead - 2011

rhysllyw - 2011

Rob Evans - Lead - 2011

cleft88 - Lead - 2011 with Sarah Pimlott-Smith

cleft88 - Lead - 2011 with Ozzy

michael burrows - TR rpt - 30/Oct/10 with margaret

Lallylandslider - TR - 30/Oct/10 with michael burrows

liam prince - TR rpt - 26/Sep/10

cem - 2nd - 19/Sep/10 with Graham Dolman

gd303uk - Lead rpt - 05/Sep/10 with Erwin Neudorfer

gd303uk - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/10 with Shelley Garvey

michael burrows - TR rpt - 09/Aug/10

gd303uk - 2nd rpt - 10/Jul/10 with Dean

DeanT - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/10

gd303uk - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Gary Barr

mike
spidey - Lead - 17/Jun/10

The Bad Cough - 2nd rpt - 20/May/10 with Michael Clayton

A Crook - Lead O/S - 11/May/10 with Duncan Hassell, Dom Stockton

Hidden - Lead - May/10

mike_clayton - Lead O/S - May/10 with paul cubbins

r_findlay - Lead - 21/Apr/10 with stu_buchan43

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/10

michael burrows - TR - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd dog - 20/Feb/10

donkster - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/10 with DaveNW

The Green Giant - 2nd - 20/Feb/10 with Heather

hetaher - Lead - 20/Feb/10 with Alex

d_evo20 - 2nd - 13/Feb/10 with Tom Williams

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Lenny - TR dog - 29/Oct/09

Neil D - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Boriz Korzh

BorisVBlade - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Neil Dowse

hapymike - Lead dnf - 23/Aug/09

perfectvirus - TR - 08/Aug/09 with helen

Really enjoyed this. No crack up 1st 1/2, then turns ino a large crack which starts off tricky but gets easier. Final move has a bit tough. but a great 5a!
MountainMing - TR O/S - 08/Aug/09 with perfectvirus

grady - Lead O/S - Aug/09

Knoxy - TR - 01/Jul/09 with Gareth Pierce

willson - 2nd - 16/Jun/09 with Phil Stubbs

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Tom Williams

gary.barr - TR β - 28/May/09 with Tony Dermody

Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Stee

Joe Angell - Lead O/S - 2009

richardhargreaves - 2009

Sam Simpson - TR O/S - 2009

climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/08 with Toffer

Hidden - TR - 21/May/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/May/08

porridgefan - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/08 with Gareth Borthwick

gareth scott borthwick - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/08 with phil and pippa

Julian Wedd - TR - 2008 with shunt

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

leaf1741 - 2008

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Simon Shaw

gently sustained, never too taxing, very nice
MDowson - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/07 with Richard Hargreaves

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/07

Rampikino - Lead - 14/May/07 with Cat

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/07

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

little trev - 2007

fran04 - 2nd - 2007

jepotherepo - Lead - 2007

Hidden - TR - 04/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/06

John Marsland - Lead - 14/Jun/06 with John Haslam

Dom Whillans - 2nd - 03/May/06 with a.crook

dicky79 - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/06 with Pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/06

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Feb/06

Mark Riley - Lead rpt - 2005

daveayton - Lead O/S - 2005 with C Harney

The Oracle - 2nd O/S - 26/May/04 with Sam Gerrard

Hidden - Lead - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/02

unfit - 2nd - 27/Jun/00 with matt allport

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - 2nd - 23/May/99 with Richard Bower

unfit - TR - 03/Apr/99 with John Deeley

Roget - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/99 with jon

NeilGriffiths - 20/Jun/98 with paula

jcw - May/97 with Dave Hayward

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/97

ellie macpherson - Lead - Apr/97 with Neil Macpherson, Graeme Jarvis

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1992

sdpwilliams - Lead O/S - 1989

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 03/May/88 with pete roberts

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Voting
Total votes cast 60
hard E10 of 20
E10 of 20
easy E10 of 20
hard HVS0 of 20
HVS18 of 20
easy HVS1 of 20
hard VS1 of 20
VS0 of 20
easy VS0 of 20
hard 5b0 of 20
5b0 of 20
easy 5b0 of 20
hard 5a7 of 20
5a12 of 20
easy 5a0 of 20
hard 4c1 of 20
4c0 of 20
easy 4c0 of 20
3 Stars0 of 20
2 Stars9 of 20
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 150 (2.0%)
Lead69 of 150 (46.0%)
Followed37 of 150 (24.7%)
Toproped33 of 150 (22.0%)
Alt Leads1 of 150 (0.7%)
Unknown7 of 150 (4.7%)

'Climbed'65 of 150 (43.3%)
clean O/S51 of 150 (34.0%)
clean β3 of 150 (2.0%)
clean rpt21 of 150 (14.0%)
clean RP3 of 150 (2.0%)
dogged6 of 150 (4.0%)
dnf1 of 150 (0.7%)