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ClimberDateStyle
The Grist 01/Nov Lead O/S
James Worthington 17/Oct Lead

Abbed down to start after climbing Holloway.

with Ewan, Rhys
Ewan Russell 17/Oct 2nd O/S
K Dawg 15/Oct AltLd O/S
with Tom Carrick
TCarrick 15/Oct -
Hidden 07/Oct Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug AltLd
EllieWoods 11/Jun AltLd O/S

Led last pitch

with Pete
petecallaghan 11/Jun AltLd O/S
timreynolds 11/Jun AltLd
mreynolds 11/Jun AltLd

Lead pitch 2. Dogged third pitch.

Dazluke2000 04/Jun Lead
joedean 24/Apr AltLd
with Emily Groves
emgroves 24/Apr AltLd
Hidden 22/Apr AltLd
Climbingspike ??/2016 -
nodwas 25/Oct/15 AltLd
Matt Schwarz 25/Oct/15 AltLd O/S

chirs led 1 + 3, stiff 2nd pitch

katiet 13/Sep/15 2nd
Steve Shorrock 13/Sep/15 Lead
Hidden 30/Aug/15 AltLd
Pixie-Andy 30/Aug/15 Lead O/S

3rd pitch felt tough, difficult to place gear up crack as off balanced positions, so pump came on stronger as tension mounted. Once over the midway bulge i though it was a steady, easy 4c. But the start will feel like 5a for many and especially those over 80kg! ;-)

with Jo Boyd
Ron Rees Davies 03/Aug/15 2nd
with Matt
rushy11111918 03/Aug/15 Lead
with Ron Rees Davies
foostu4 11/Jul/15 AltLd
mrginna 11/Jul/15 AltLd

2nd pitch

with Stu P
Hidden 05/Jul/15 2nd
Karlos 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Quality route. Nice rib on P1, might as well be linked with P2 since it's such a short traverse. First bit of P3 not as hard as it looks, on good holds, just saps your energy placing gear. Traverse is fine, but the climb up and off the disappearing ledge is a sting in the tail. Felt very steep, and just after I'd landed the hidden jug with my left hand, I barn door'ed off, and had to commit with both hands but no feet. With no going back (only off) I did a chin up and managed to make another jug off left, and pulled out into the corner. Elvis turned up, whilst I topped out onto the scrappy top. LOST - long extender, red/silver snap gates, 400mmx8mm black/white dyneema.

with Ante, Adam B
joedoherty 08/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
Katie S 08/Jun/15 AltLd
Lyndsay Superclimber 28/May/15 AltLd O/S

Led 1st and 2nd pitch as one.

with Ryan
Hidden 28/May/15 AltLd
Mr Tickle 30/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
Pete_Frost 06/Sep/14 Lead O/S

ATTENTION To get to the foot of this climb, go up P1 of Holloway until you reach the (2014) abseil station. Traverse left and belay at a clump of oak trees (big spikes here) before the ground drops away again. Climb directly up from the trees to reach the foot of a corner of rusty coloured rock with lots of obvious holds and ledges: this is Alcatraz. There is a crack at the back of this corner, but it isn't "obvious" from a distance. This climb is technical and submits to patience, observation and good footwork. You can place excellent runners from safe positions all the way up. Rushing and using brute strength will probably result in a fall. There is an abseil station at the top, but the ropes were showing their age in September 2014, so bring some cord to back it up.

Ray Sparks 06/Sep/14 2nd
rbharries 05/Mar/14 AltLd O/S

what a good route. Miked went offline for the last pitch, was really awesome!

with karolinka, Mikey G
andybirtwistle 20/Jul/12 Lead
with Keith Lonsdale
keith Lonsdale 20/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 14/Sep/11 2nd O/S
Liam FLeming 18/Aug/11 AltLd
with paul james
Hidden 02/Jun/11 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
JasonV 07/May/10 2nd

the pull over into the niche quite tricky

with Phil
simeclimb68 ??/2010 -
Steve Waters, Mynydd 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S

We approached this by taking the first pitch of Holloway. I led Alcatraz and found it pretty tough. I hung around for ages below the niche trying to fiddle in some wires. The pull over was far from positive but it went OK. Good route.

with Colin Maddison
ritchierich 07/Dec/08 Lead rpt

Poor Wyn fell off leading this so I took over,got lost on the route trying to find niche so escaped off left via Bucket Rider,a tree and old tat before it got dark :(

with Wyn Price
RachubAndy 24/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
with Henry and Gav
ritchierich 08/Oct/06 Lead
with Bob Dickson
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2005 -
Clucky 04/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Paul Dickson
Hidden ??/2002 -
chrishedgehog 15/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Joe Thompson
Hidden ??/2000 2nd
kev davies ??/2000 -
craig h 07/Nov/98 AltLd O/S
with Rick W and Janet Hannah
Hidden 03/Feb/98 Lead
five ?/Feb/98 Lead O/S
Ched ??/1997 Lead O/S
with Glanfor
Paul Boardman 18/Jul/96 AltLd O/S
with Iain Boardman
Hidden 28/May/94 Lead
nai ??/1994 AltLd
Budge ?/Nov/93 Lead O/S
with Mike Oates
Hidden 20/Jun/93 2nd
andrew300169 19/Apr/92 AltLd O/S
with Pom
mattnuttall 31/Mar/91 2nd

sharp

with Alan Holden
Hidden 27/Dec/90 2nd
michael burrows 25/Mar/88 AltLd O/S
with pete roberts
Martin Bennett 01/Jun/86 -
with Bill McRae, MT
Hidden ??/1984 -
Ian Jones ??/1983 -
Nigel Bond 13/Mar/82 AltLd
with Charlie Leverton
GordonHart ??/1982 Lead O/S
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1981 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/80 2nd
William Robertson ??/1980 Lead O/S
with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc
kjacks ??/1978 Lead
with John Cousins
Mike Owen 14/Nov/76 -
with John Roberts
Steve Lewis 03/Apr/76 AltLd
with sharpie
Bolt Phobia 29/Jan/76 Lead
mikej 16/Jul/74 Lead
with Mike Byles
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