Be Brave* E1 5b
[looking down at Be Brave E1 5b Carreg-y-Barcud, 3 kb]18m. A good route. Thin cracks lead to the break, then trend left. © ROCKFAX
FA. H.Griffiths, M.Harber, G.Lewis 1985

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Photo: looking down at Be Brave E1 5b Carreg-y-Barcud © RobRock84
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 155 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

andrea83 - TR O/S - 18/Sep/14 with Hamish

Hamish777 - TR O/S - 18/Sep/14 with Andrea

John Nuttall - Lead - 26/Aug/14 with Simon

Very good and clean line, quite tricky.
simon1965 - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/14 with john nuttall

3 Names - 2nd - 22/Aug/14 with Robert Dufton

rd20 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Vince

Steveb27 - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/14

guy757 - 15/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

Matthew Glenn - Lead O/S - 29/May/14

Bit tricky and with poor gear beyond half height.
RFWilkie - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

Nice route that flowed well, much easier and better protected than Beeline which gets the same grade...
hlegge - Lead O/S - 02/May/14 with Adam Knightly

hotfeet - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with David Hammond

Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14 with Edmundmorris

jcw - 2014

Neil - Lead O/S - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

steve.warrington - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Nik Goile

Not very difficult. Soft E1 with plenty of gear really.
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13 with Jon Stewart

petegruf - 2nd - 25/Aug/13 with chuck

Soft. Oddly named given that it has more runners than most of the routes round there...
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/13

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Richard Snow, Terry Smith

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

lyndsayh - 2nd - 03/Aug/13 with Ian Goudge

Hidden - 2nd β - 27/Jul/13

JClimb - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Vince Brown

Good route with enough gear!
VPJB - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Jclimb

Andrew1 - 2nd - 13/Jul/13 with Hulda

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/13

Justin T - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Nancy

a13x - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Matthew Keeves

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Ben Selby

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jun/13

Felt soft to me' but gear not great near top
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Stuart gmc, Asbo

easier than azimuth
iksander - 2nd - 04/May/13 with freemanTom (Guildford MC)

Got wet while belaying. Rachel threw nuts at the sea.
Olli-C - 2nd O/S - 03/May/13 with Rachel Slater

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 03/May/13 with Olli Crudge

Steveb27 - 2nd - May/13

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Roy Thomas

givemetea - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Rachel Somerville

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 21/Jul/12 with Ros M

Anoetic - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12

AndrewP - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Paul Griffiths

mikeyg - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Phil Pavey

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/12

theotherpetehill - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12 with Caroline Culwick

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

simonf - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Simon

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/12 with Chris Vanderz

Got scared moving left.
hutchay - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Fliss

Easy moves, pants gear, fun times!
andrew sandercock - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Mark A

markalmack - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with andrew sandercock

Ceridwen - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Dan Barbour, Andy Mosienko

Lots of gear in the first half, not so much in the second half and a bit fiddly to place. Good fun, nice moves trending left.
felixthelion - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11 with anthony puddy

Hjort - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Sophie Wilmes

sonnenstern - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Toby Vye

mjeffery - 2nd O/S - 24/May/11

jtree03 - Lead - 30/Apr/11 with dazza

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd rpt - 17/Apr/11 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/11

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11 with Harry Martin

Tom Greenwood - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Chris Simpson

Jo Davison - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/11 with Dougie

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/11 with sarp

Rory Shaw - 2011

3kidsandanorton - 2nd - 26/Sep/10 with Pete Templar

Whooping finish!
teflonpete - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Barry

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

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/10

cem - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/10 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10

david morse - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/10 with siobhan

Hidden - Lead - 26/Aug/10

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

Jim Gaffney - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/10 with Jonny Taylor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/10

Moves above the break required some balls after placing plenty of ok gear.
jonny taylor - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/10 with Jim Gaffney

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Will

Hardest of the E1's I did today. Sustained and hard-won gear of marginal quality on left trending upper half
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

another awesome barcud line GOD that place is awesome !
TM_Horton - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/10 with ed

Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Ed morris

spacey - 2nd - 15/May/10 with paul evans

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/10

djking1983 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/10 with Andy Smith

RobRock84 - Lead rpt - 03/Jan/10 with Steve Quinton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

RobRock84 - TR rpt - 29/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/09

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd rpt - 17/Sep/09 with loundsy

bullybones - Lead - Aug/09

copious gear, nothing to desperate. nice.
Ed morris - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Ronan Kemp

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/09

broc - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09 with Luke

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09

Hidden - 24/May/09

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

Brown - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/09 with Solo

RobRock84 - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/09 with Steve Quinton

d_meacher - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/09 with Owen Tweedy

tweedcore - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/09 with Duncan Meacher

scorpia97 - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/09 with Paul

Aaron Lines - Lead - 2009

eagleopus - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Martin Skinner

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/Sep/08

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/08 with anna barnes

chris sm - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/08 with Pippa Froggatt

tobydunford - TR O/S - 17/Jul/08 with Harry Martin

Felt exposed near top, lack of handholds.
imlycett - TR O/S - 05/May/08 with Steve Venton

MikeT - 2nd O/S - May/08 with AW

sonnenstern - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/08 with James Marjot

Ben Harper - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Steven Mayor

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/Nov/07

Found the bottom half fairly easy, so ended up go straight on when I should have jinked left
Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/07 with Dave J

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/07 with reeve

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Luke

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Ben Hanson, Ben Freeman

zcapxa5 - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Adam Young

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

coffeepot - 2nd - 08/Apr/07 with jelaby

benjhans - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/07 with Ben Freeman, Graeme Hammond

janegallwey - Lead - 2007

crag_monster - Lead - Aug/06

Hidden - 27/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/06

Marq - 2nd O/S - 28/May/06 with Daniel Dennehy

Boy - 2006

irish paul - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with Ed

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

cem - 2nd - 30/Jul/05 with David T

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - Jun/05

alex_th - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/04 with Tim Riley, Will Frost

chris wyatt - Lead - 2004 with gwyn evans

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/01 with Viv

Hidden - 2001

belay bunny turned bad - 2000

chris sm - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/99 with Dom Goodridge

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/98

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - Apr/98 with Hugh

RichardMc - Lead - Aug/96 with Steve Gould

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/96

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 31/May/93

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1991

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

eroica64 - Lead - 29/May/88 with Denis Crampton

Chris Craggs - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Alan100, Maddie, kim.mulji, iksander, pmot

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