Climbers' Club Direct*** HVS 5a
[Crofty on Climber's Club Direct., 3 kb]2 pitches. One for the jamming master. A forceful couple of pitches that have taken a few scalps (and the skin off knuckles) over the years. 1) 5a. Start beneath the obvious hand jamming crack that cuts through the low overhang. Climb the crack strenuously and continue past a sapling to an overhanging short corner. Climb to the overhang and exit leftwards to a good stance above. 2) 4c. Ascend the wide crack in the V-groove to the overhang at its top and pull out right.Climb the widening crack above direct to a wild finish. © ROCKFAX
FA. R.Hodgkin 1936

Ticklists: Kernow, West Country Climbs, Rockfax West Country top 50, Ultimate HVS ticklist.

Photo: Crofty on Climber's Club Direct. © Crofty
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A tad moist
Will Mortimer - Lead G/U - 05/Nov/14 with Simon Thursz

first pitch hard, ended up leading the second pitch of Gideon E1, 5a
s.thursz - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/14 with WILL MORTIMER

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14

Lyndsay Superclimber - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Jimbo

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Andy Howell

Lee_Meaden - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/14

led both pitches
pimpy - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/14 with Sam

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

David Staples - 2nd dog - 14/Sep/14 with Glorious

Hidden - Lead - 13/Sep/14

led 2nd pitch, finished in the moonlight... special! definitely worthy of top 50 status
dbrooks - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/14 with John

John Tanner - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/14 with Derwood Brooks

Thugged up start, after getting it wrong first go. Pulled rope & started again. Not climbing at my most relaxed as kicked gear out of bottom of crack both times! Fortunately had also placed big Friend higher - rather hurriedly. Note to self: must repeat with better gear & style. Led P1.
Andy Clarke - AltLd - 31/Aug/14 with sk1nfl1nt

Hidden - AltLd - 31/Aug/14

I led P1 and last move on P2. Kat led P2.
James_L88 - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Kat Day

Start is horribly polished, presumably from idiots like me who can't get up. I'll be back...for more polishing.
humptydumpty - AltLd dnf - 23/Aug/14

Ross led p1 and i led p2. It was nice to lead this as it was my first ever multi pitch that i climbed with JWB many years previous!
jon_gill1 - AltLd rpt - 23/Aug/14 with ross garfoot

Seconded pitch 1 and I extracted off route towards central grooves second pitch due to loss of daylight.
Paulben10 - AltLd rpt - 06/Aug/14

Started on CC ordinary, but did top pitch of CC direct by mistake.
Neil D - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Beth Hodgett

darcan - AltLd - 31/Jul/14

Lead 2nd pitch, steady going except for the last couple of moves - some rude language and sweating later and it went clean. Good fun!
chrisweight - AltLd β - 31/Jul/14 with Dar

Really good climbing. I would have said it was a solid 5a throughout. Loved it all/
Matt Amos - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14

found it really tough, but loved it, some great moves, tough for hvs i thought!
Matthew Martin Wsm - 2nd - 29/Jul/14 with matt amos

Didn't think it was that amazing but the second pitch was very good.
zcsharp - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/14 with George Evans

Led P2. Didn't think the first pitch was that great. Caught off guard by the hard bit at the end.
georgeevans88 - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Jamie

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 27/Jul/14

As a oner possibly the best HVS pitch I have ever done
Ewan Russell - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/14 with Tom Nichols

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/14

Cheeky first move over the overhang, and very tricky top out =S
Danslingsby - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/14 with CPL Lewis

Bloody hard moves right at the start, and again at the top of the second pitch. Great HVS, if slightly scary!
joeallen28 - 2nd - 25/Jun/14 with Dan Slingsby

dmaldonado - 2nd dog - 22/Jun/14 with Ed Walker

dmaldonado - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/14 with Ed Walker

Took the first pitch Big hand jams slipped on polished rock fell on the gear bummer nailed it after
mike hooper - AltLd dog - 21/Jun/14 with Joby martin

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Kirsty Kerr, Harry Martin

Hidden - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/14

darcan - 2nd - 17/May/14 with cusco

p2
Jon Didymus - AltLd O/S - 05/May/14 with Matt Coburn

I led P1, Jon led P2. Hard start to P1, hard finish to P2, but sustained interest throughout. Overall a fantastic route.
1poundSOCKS - AltLd O/S - 05/May/14

Luxulyan - AltLd O/S - 02/May/14 with Sophie

Sophie Nunn - AltLd O/S - 02/May/14 with Richard

darcan - Lead - 25/Apr/14 with matt from plymouth

gg4419 - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/14 with Nick Stephens

Valentine - 2nd β - 24/Apr/14

Fist crunching start, pleasant climbing above.
Kirill - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Philine Huß

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/14

Frank the Husky - 2014

James Mann - 2014

Alfie Conn - Lead - 2014

finished up gideon upper pitches after belay. airy cracker! polish 'ups' the grade on the start i reckon
foxjerk - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/13 with wiwwim

I Jones - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Nuku

Hidden - 2nd dog - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Aug/13

tedj234 - 14/Jul/13

Jackislav - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/13

timreynolds - Lead - 03/Jul/13 with Sarah Welsh

Sarah Welsh - 2nd - 03/Jul/13 with Tim Reynolds

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/13

nickdonohue - Lead - 08/Jun/13 with Hector ?

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

RossT - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with Andrew Edwards

nickdonohue - AltLd - 01/Jun/13 with Andy Bisson

very good, didn't find pitch 1 too bad it was as hard to stop and place enough gear to prevent a ground fall as the actual jamming, but the top out on pitch 2 felt solid (HVS) 5a to me not 4c!
CurlyStevo - Lead - Jun/13 with Rob

I struggled on 1st pitch. Nick breezed it. I lead 2nd pitch. Great route, bit polished in lower section.
EcoClimber - AltLd dog - 31/May/13 with nickstephens

nickstephens - AltLd O/S - 31/May/13 with richard climber

hornbywill - Lead O/S - 30/May/13

Pitch 2
metal arms - AltLd O/S - 30/May/13

burly
Dave Rumney - Lead - 27/May/13 with Tanya Milner

Delighted to do this one :) - albeit somewhat less than elegant.
ellmang - Lead - 25/May/13

Lead 2nd pitch
pelvoux - AltLd - 25/May/13 with Chris Bull

Hidden - Lead - 25/May/13

both pitches
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 23/May/13 with Ian

tskelhon - Lead O/S - May/13 with Charlotte

clmacdonald - 2nd - May/13 with tskelhon

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

Chuffed to finally nail this one. Feels like some sort of perverse milestone. The secret is pulling on the jams the right way, then they're bomber!
Cheese Monkey - Lead RP - 24/Apr/13 with Goss

With two good swings and one hefty point of aid!
Sarah Welsh - 2nd dog - 24/Apr/13 with David Coley

Great fun! 1st real crack climb. Jack led 1st pitch, and I 2nd.
ewanthomson - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/13 with Jack Keo

Grabtheslab - Apr/13

willhornby - 2013

nickstephens - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Gareth Greeves

wholly absorbing. slightly harrowing. i did a super direct start as i wasn't man enough (and don't have big enough hands) to pull through the roof
katherinesydney - 2nd β - 15/Jul/12 with caleb kemics

Both pitches. Detoured onto CC ordinary to avoid nesting birds at the very top of first pitch. Proper old skool HVS, top pitch felt every bit as hard/serious as the first. Absolute brutality, painful jams and an awesome route. Was totally unprepared for the sting in the tail, so very close to coming off but managed to yard up on a wet insecure fist jam.
Kemics - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Katherine

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

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

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

Hidden - 2nd dog - 01/Jul/12

Lead Pitch 1
gg4419 - AltLd O/S - Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/12

Brian H - Lead - 17/Jun/12 with Rik

If at first you don't succeed, keep hammering away at it until your climbing buddies laughter gets too much to bear and then give up. Hardly even started this one, couldn't get over the initial overhang...one for next time once I've mastered the art of hand jamming.
LeadBalloon - Lead dnf - 31/May/12 with Kelvin

Led P1 and P2. Glad to see I can still jam, classic SW jamming test piece but the rest in the niche allows a needed break on the first crack. Wasn't expecting the sting in the tail but thats what makes this a classic route.
Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Ben R

mark schramm - Lead rpt - 19/May/12 with Lyndsay

Lyndsay Superclimber - 2nd - 19/May/12 with Mark S

JamesBrowning - AltLd dog - 18/May/12 with Toby

Teaching series
DOVEY - 16/Apr/12 with Joe, Nic

First pitch
Joe Richards - 2nd dnf - 16/Apr/12 with DOVEY

Led the first pitch after Chris's 7 or so heroic attempts in front of his female fan club. Chris the swiflty dispatched the second pitch.
francois - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Chris

Tried to lead P1, but fell (4 times!) Switched: Fx lead P1 (clean - well done Fx) and I lead P2.
BelayBunney - AltLd dog - 15/Apr/12 with Francois

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Apr/12

guy757 - Lead - 13/Apr/12

guy757 - 13/Apr/12

Awesome and strenuous for a non jamming-master! One rest after placing initial gear and one before pull over below midway belay. Top pitch lead clean
Chaman - Lead - 11/Apr/12 with Steve P

Philippa Arding - 2nd - 08/Apr/12 with helen pitt

Hidden - 2nd dog - 01/Apr/12

Kayan - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with David Brock

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/12

arandall - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12 with Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - 2nd - 28/Mar/12 with arandall

JackHatton - AltLd dog - 17/Mar/12 with richy mardell

Led 2nd pitch! Pretty spicy climbing and full value for HVS!!
Richy boy - AltLd - 17/Mar/12 with JackHatton, willowhisp

Motown - 2nd dog - 17/Mar/12 with JackHatton, Richy

Hidden - Lead - 10/Mar/12

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 2012

PAJames - 2012

saet1a - Lead - 2012

Led second pitch.
Tom Seccombe - AltLd - 28/Dec/11 with tim exley

hard jamming on first pitch
tim exley - AltLd O/S - 28/Dec/11 with Tom Secombe

only p1 as 2nd could not do
dan ely - Lead dnf - 08/Nov/11

Had a hard time on this. Had to rest in initial crack. Relentless and hard, but very safe and brilliant!
Tom Last - AltLd - 07/Nov/11 with Chester

found it tough but enjoyable, start is very polished, keep going and you will get your reward.
crobinson - AltLd - 07/Nov/11 with Southern Man

burto - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with hertha

Ian Miller - AltLd dnf - 21/Oct/11 with James Goss

Thought this was desparate at the grade. Very old style HVS, bloody battle with slippery jams and hideous polish at the bottom. Fantastic top pitch but 5a. If you can't jam don't apply!
philhilo - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/11 with Helen E

i_a_coops - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Sep/11

Rustyjas - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/11 with Chris Clayton-Jones (CJ)

andrew hammond - Lead O/S - Sep/11 with Roy

brynmays - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11 with Dave Bryant

lead 1st pitch clean, did rest on the rope on the 2nd pitch to retrive gear with 2 hands.. but i didnt need to :(
Elaine Budden - AltLd dog - 30/Aug/11 with tom bunn

Yikes!
net - 2nd - 29/Aug/11 with George

Hard work in the heat!
GPN - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Annette

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/11

What a fantastic route. I lead the first pitch and Stuart led the second. Once I'd figured out the crux moves at the start, it wasn't too strenuous. Very well protected and 3* quality all the way up. The second pitch has a bit of a sting in the tail, which confirms the impression as a top quality route
petecallaghan - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Stuart Fox

Good.
andi turner - Lead - 08/Aug/11 with Eddie

Great spot, route was a bit polished at the bottom
Souljah - 08/Aug/11 with Andi T

tatz45 - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Katy Vose

gowla - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11 with Alan Dovey

Hidden - 2nd dog - 31/Jul/11

me 1st pitch and ben 2nd. really enjoyed leading first pitch but was hard on the hands and my left leg which i keeped raming into the crack but an awsome climb and well protected. and second ben took a good 10ft fall at the top, but has is harder than 4c. you MUST be good at hand jams and willing to loose some blood.
Jordon Fleming - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/11 with ben darby

Dogged again. 10ft! More like 15ft! First proper lead fall right off the top. Made it afterwards though. Take big gear, you'll need it. I will get this clean one day
Cheese Monkey - AltLd dog - 21/Jul/11 with jordon fleming

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jun/11

Chris P1, Gary P2. Found first pitch tough, partly due to a lack of big gear on my harness! Also blaming it on a dodgy knee. Partner went the wrong way at the top of p2 & traversed off left along a horizontal crack then up an easy slab with a layback/finger crack rather than going up the continuation crack. Was probably the end of the top pitch of something like Central Groove.
Chris Sansum - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Gary Lewin

Cheese Monkey - AltLd dog - 04/Jun/11 with Matt

there is no way in hell the second pitch is 4c. it felt harder than the first (5a) which was also no pushover. frantically grovelled and flailed my way up the top crack. awful climbing. absolutely. awful. 3stars.
rustaldo - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Ben

feilx - Solo rpt - 23/May/11

P1 only due to nesting birds on P2. Gnarly!
Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with andy's mate dave

2nd pitch
dmaldonado - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11 with Luke Horne

James Mitchelmore - Lead O/S - 10/May/11

Ben1983 - AltLd O/S - 02/May/11

david morse - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with tori, todd

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/11

Hidden - AltLd - May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/11

Led pitch 1. Lost some blood, but made it!
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/11 with crossdressingrodney

The only question is which scars will last longer: the mental ones or the ones where my hands used to be?
crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/11 with victim of mathematics

elbeanio - 2nd - 25/Apr/11

led the first pitch, possibly my favourite route to date.
gcandlin - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/11

TerryLines - 25/Apr/11

jeffb - AltLd dnf - 23/Apr/11 with Calder

chris ebbutt - Lead - 20/Apr/11 with Dave R.

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Apr/11

Frostie - AltLd - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/11

Not sure if I missed the nice hold or something as you go over the overhang but I managed to make that seem a lot harder than 5a. Bugged out left at the top due to a serious lack of light and a distinct feeling of Deja vu.
nickstephens - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/11 with Marie Racault

Dilwat - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Nick, SurferStan

nickdonohue - Lead - Apr/11 with Ian Riddell, Chris Stanyon

nickdonohue - 2nd - Apr/11 with Mike Reading

Dovey lead, Sam and I seconded
francesanncavanagh - 2nd - 21/Mar/11 with Sam Maker, Ian Dovey

DOVEY - Lead - 21/Mar/11 with Fran Cavanil & Sam Maker

Chris Nash - 2nd - 2011

CptRicActiv - Lead β - 2011

chappers909 - 2nd dog - 20/Oct/10 with Luke wheeldon, Jay Jackson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Oct/10

jcook1980 - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Sergi, Dan Walker

Bit hard
jim.barritt - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Nick Donohue

tom.e - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Charlie Everett

Rock Lizard - 2nd - Sep/10

mark schramm - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with tom m

tommoulds - 2nd β - 30/Aug/10 with Schramm

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with CarolineH

five - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with AV

P1. Definite HVS milestone.
The Green Giant - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/10 with Dan with the van

dan-8990 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/10 with AO

Led 1st Pitch
WalnutHorse - AltLd - 10/Jul/10

salwilms - 2nd - 10/Jul/10

One fall, seconding the start of the first pitch. Initial crack is despirate, too wide for me to jam my fist. Lead second pitch which is good value for 4c. A proper exercise in offwidths!
davefount - AltLd dog - 08/Jul/10 with lewis stewert

Homes - Lead - 29/Jun/10 with Sam A

andy dunn - Lead β - 28/Jun/10 with Tom

Luuuuuke - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Alex H

lead fist pitch - paul lead second
Dawlish - AltLd - 21/Jun/10 with paul

seconded first pitch. Required tight rope after fall on initial crack. Lead 2nd pitch but took a 20ft lob at top trying to get established in offwidth crack. Finished up ordinary corner.
Dux - AltLd dog - 21/Jun/10 with Dawlish

PaulTanton - AltLd O/S - 30/May/10 with Chris Reid

bailed out on the final pitch, too much sport climbing pays its tole
John Henry Wynn - Lead dnf - 05/May/10 with Will Murray

I dont care, i will argue with anyone that this is Hvs 5b+ on the second pitch! It would be E1 if it had less gear. It IS hard!
El3ctroFuzz - Lead rpt - 05/May/10 with Elaine Budden

Elaine Budden - 2nd dog - 05/May/10 with tom bunn

Philippa Arding - AltLd - 04/May/10

nick arding - AltLd - 04/May/10

twright180 - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/10

2nded 1st pitch.couldnt do the strenuous jamming to get in crack had to traverse in via CCO then backclimb down crack to get gear out.led top pitch.a 21/2 or 3 cam for roof of v groove advisable.did crux at top in dark,glad i brought my headlamp.hats off to james for climbing top pitch by feel as he didnt have one.
minexplorer - AltLd - 20/Apr/10 with james

smollett - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with rad

Led 2nd pitch. Couldn't get past the overhang at the start of the 1st, but led 2nd clean.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd dog - 13/Feb/10 with Frodo Stickel

lead 1st pitch and managed the crux after finding a fist jam without too much struggle. Seconding the second pitch with freezing cold hands had me winging for Alan to take the slack out of the system.
uncontrollable - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Alan B

jmhood - 2010

mike.moss - Lead dog - 2010

Lewis Stewart - 2010

Luke d - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/09

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Oct/09

Kyle lead both pitches - I took so so so so so many attempts at getting past the lower crux!
Ben Watts - 2nd dog - 11/Oct/09 with Kyle Rance

I climbed both pitches as second was not comfortable
Kyle Rance - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Ben Watts

rob1 - Lead - 28/Sep/09 with Dave Williams

aged_ape - AltLd rpt - 19/Sep/09 with KM

twright180 - Lead O/S - Sep/09

WalnutHorse - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/09

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/09 with Mike

Needed several goes on the very polished bottom section
TonyB - Lead - 06/Aug/09 with Anni

AnniH - 2nd - 06/Aug/09 with Tony B

Lead 2nd pitch. Flippin brilliant climb! Some real jammin action. First time placing gear off a jam.
graham knott - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/09

First pitch only (have done the second pitch a few times on CCO). Climbed the bottom cleanly and then unnecessarily dogged the roof below the belay by smearing feet (8-10 foot drop). Got back on and finished sensibly. Very Stupid.
rockferret - Lead dog - 16/Jun/09 with Pete and Pedro

deklan - AltLd - 31/May/09 with dad

I mucked up the last hard moves. Made it more than 4c+.. More like 5b!! Supine Position though!
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 29/May/09 with Ian Luscombe

Lummy41 - AltLd - 29/May/09 with Tom Bunn

1st pitch steady and enjoyable. 2nd pitch hard especially the top crack, only 4c???
JWB - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Jon Gill

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Dave

Attempted first pitch but not warmed up so got my arse kicked! Rob led this pitch then I led second.
dave657 - AltLd O/S - 23/May/09 with Rob Dyer

Tim W - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Marina Unterfosthuber

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/09

Ceridwen - AltLd O/S - 03/May/09 with Uber Mike

Led p2
cem - AltLd - 13/Apr/09 with Graham Dolman

Steerpike - AltLd rpt - 08/Apr/09 with Tommo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/09

josh william legg - Lead - Feb/09

paulh1967 - 2009

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2009

A bit funky...one of my first HVS's
Jack_F - Lead O/S - 2009 with Max hodges

Tez339 - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/08 with GARY BENSLEY, MIKE ARUNDEL

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 28/Aug/08

Hidden - AltLd dog - 29/Jun/08

Fantastic fun, although a bit tough at the bottom.
django - 2nd dog - 29/Jun/08 with neil larsen

second pitch only - started on CC ordinary to avoid desperate jamming start!O
AlexD - Lead - 29/Jun/08 with joeurwin

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 03/Jun/08

Thinking I was doing a HS, it took quite a while but did it with some hesitation on the route but in one pitch. Beautiful view from the top
pelvoux - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Jon

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 03/May/08 with simon blythe

Popkids - 09/Apr/08 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - Apr/08

tumbling wizard - Lead - 02/Feb/08

robbo11 - TR - 2008 with various

Disco - 2nd O/S - 2008 with Alex Stone

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2008

nopants - Lead - 2008 with Mike

Spat me off first time
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 17/Nov/07 with Tom

An absolute stunner. Quite hard i thought for 5a but then again i didnt jam.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 17/Nov/07 with Eden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/07

Dhonny_Jaws - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/07 with Michael Porter

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Nov/07

First pitch only. Backed off the second as there was a Hornets nest right in the middle - BEWARE!
alaan - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/07 with Connor

gangreen - Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/07

Fell on last section (wide crack) of 2nd pitch, climbed right onto 'route B' to finish. Maybe next time!! it was fantastic up to there though!!
JonHarvey - Lead dnf - 06/Jun/07 with Jay Jackson

Mark Kemball - Lead - 01/Jun/07 with Nye Kemball Dorey

chalk monster - AltLd - 20/May/07 with richard

Justin T - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Wifey

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/07

After getting worked ten years ago, finally cruised up this one actually enjoying the strenuous jamming this time! Last few moves are pretty wild for 4c!! Best done as one long pitch to savour the experience....
Chad123 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/07 with Clare and Sam

Dave Searle - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

climber sim - 2007

Hidden - 2007

David Sherratt - Lead O/S - 2007

Tim Steward - AltLd rpt - 11/Nov/06 with Torran Elson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/06

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Jul/06

adam carless - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/06 with Nick Smith - UKC

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jul/06

Gareth - AltLd O/S - Jul/06 with Andrew

Wicked experience!
gjw5670 - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/06 with Robin

Cardi - 2nd - Jun/06 with Mike D

dan gibson - Lead rpt - 31/May/06 with karing

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/06

shoulders - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/06 with dai

mark4344 - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/06 with michel schonewille

beardy mike - Lead O/S - 2006 with Rory Grout

leadmat - Lead - 2006

leadmat - 2006

CraigMac1 - 2006

Phil79 - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Henry

Hidden - AltLd - 2006

sebrider - Lead - 2006 with Roby Rudolf

Dave Pritchard - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/05 with Simon Laker

Nice route
timharrison - Lead rpt - 2005 with Abi Marchent

feilx - 2005

|Shit!
spence - 2nd - 25/Sep/04 with Gabie Watson

ChrisBrooke - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/04 with John Inkpen

pitch 1 only
crater - 2nd - 09/Jun/04 with sam

jonlord - 2nd - Jun/04

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/04 with Ben

chris sm - Lead O/S - Apr/04 with Pippa Froggatt

Digger - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/04 with Sarah Nield

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 17/Feb/04 with George MacIntyre

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/03 with Ian _Haigh

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Sep/03

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Sep/03

Hidden - Aug/03

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/03

nickdonohue - Lead - May/03

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/03 with Myles Jordan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/03

Jason Gotel - Lead - Apr/03 with Pippa Lansdown

Way more than 5a the way I did it. (not jamming)
StoneT - AltLd O/S - 2003 with Dad

Hidden - AltLd - 2003

Rob Pitt - Lead O/S - 2003

Frostie - Lead - 2002 with various

VPJB - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/01

at last must have been my 5th or 6th attempt the same number of years.
colin milton - AltLd - 20/Sep/00 with eric milton

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/00

Hidden - 2000

NickP - 2000

Mark Kemball - AltLd - 05/Nov/99 with Nic Dill

Led 2nd pitch - went left at top in complete darkness!
timreynolds - AltLd - 30/Sep/99 with Dave Cummings

FrankW - 2nd - 14/Aug/99 with Levi

ChrisJD - Lead - Jul/99

Mickdenali - 1999 with Gail Waller

craig h - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/97 with Janet Hannah

andy_pemberton - Lead - Jun/96

Hidden - Aug/95

Failed to lead it.
tracyclimber - Lead dnf - 12/Jul/95

ellie macpherson - AltLd - Jun/95 with Steve Taylor

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Dec/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/93

Hidden - 1993

Marti999 - Lead - 1992

auld al - Lead O/S - Apr/91

Nigel Coe - 1991 with Norman Wright

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/90

sdht - 1990

daviesdan - Lead - 1989

Nick Biven - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/88

nigehughes - Lead - Jun/88 with Nick Staroszczuk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/88

davidalcock - 1988 with Philip Scorer

nigehughes - Lead - Nov/87 with Keith Hunter

Pete Nugent - Lead - 25/Sep/86

Simon cook - 1986

Hammy - Lead - 11/Feb/85 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - 1985

Richard Weller - AltLd - 07/Jun/84 with Julian Sampson

jcw - 1983 with Mike Harrop

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - May/82 with Greg Smith

Andy Fielding - Lead - 1982 with Mark Williams

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/81

babymoac - AltLd - 17/Aug/80 with MTW

Hidden - 1979

RichardMc - AltLd - 08/Apr/78 with Dave Langmead

Falko - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/76 with Mike Milnes

Bolt Phobia - Lead - 04/Apr/76 with John Broadwell

RichardMc - AltLd - 03/Aug/69 with Ian MacPherson

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