Love Bug* HVS 5a
[Clive Huffing and Puffing, 3 kb]15m.

Rockfax Description
16m. Climb the crack in the left wall of the huge gully to its end then traverse the break left to the arete. Follow this with well positioned climbing. A Direct Start up the right-hand side of the lower arete is 5b. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Start up Left Wall and climb to top of first crack. Traverse left to arete and follow it to the top.

Tony Barley, Tony Roache. 08/Aug/1970

Photo: Clive Huffing and Puffing © MikeLeeds
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nick ferro - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Oli Birkill

Did the traverse and first step up, couldn't commit to next move so sloped off onto birch tree wall to finish.
spragglerocks - Lead - 08/Jun/15 with Andy

Hidden - TR - 04/May/15

Hidden - TR - 22/Mar/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

Jono_LS16 - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

ben.phillips - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Mike Gallimore

I had my HVS head on for this, because that's what my guide said. Felt hard for HVS. Plenty of pro and rests though. Took me ages to commit to the arÍte. Thanks for waiting ben!
MichaelGallimore - 12/Apr/14 with Ben Philips

Dan Mckinlay - 2014

Not a great route...
robertmctague - Lead O/S - 2014

David_Gledson - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Alan

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/13

A really good climb, varied.,delicate in parts, goey in parts.
Malcolm Bass - 2nd - 08/Jun/13 with Adrian Mellor

PeteH - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Naomi Hart

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13

Chris Reid - Lead - 02/Mar/13 with Lissy Manners

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/12 with Alex Pokhilko

papashango - Lead - 13/Jul/12 with Jo, Ben

Freshprintce - Lead - 29/May/12 with Mike Hewitt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12

RossKirtley - 2nd O/S - 17/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/11

hotfeet - Lead - 27/Aug/11

Actually really good, did some fun kneebar shenanigans to gain the jug on the arete. Traverse is a nice test of open-hand strength.
AlistairB - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/11 with Andy Parsons

andysroom - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/11 with Ali

Hidden - Solo - 09/May/11

This was one scary lead, hardly any gear and commiting climbing. Scarier than left wall next to it!!
ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/11 with James

shouter - Lead - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Solo - 28/May/10

Peter Holder - Lead - 18/May/10 with Adam Bibby, Daz Graham

daz.graham - 2nd - 18/May/10 with Peter Holder

Rob Laird - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Truly terrifying, the traverse with nothing to hold on to
GrahamHP - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/10

Traditional Yorkshire Grit "HVS". It's been left at that grade because it probably doesn't get that many ascents, what with so many other fantastic easier mid-grade routes right next to it. My second gave me no end of grief. I led it on sight, having desired it as a project for ages, and I definitely was not happy when I met that arete.
Greg - 2010

Andy Graham - 2010

deffo e1 5b
80s pete - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with jas wood

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/09

More like E1 5b, the initial traverse is very slopy, the bulging arete is strenny
Chris Craggs - 08/Aug/09 with Colin Binks

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Jul/09

al99 - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Al Benson

Got stuck on the traverse, tried twice, too tired! last climb of day, will try it again
Johnny B Diggerman - TR dnf - 20/Apr/09 with Reese

Lou Kennedy - 2nd - 18/Apr/09

Adam Potter - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Sari, Louise Kennedy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/09

KragKing - 2nd - 2009

Hard and scary.
clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - 2nd - 04/Jun/08 with Clive Greenwood

Shaw Brown - TR - 14/Oct/07

Adam1973 - 2nd - 17/Aug/07 with IanJackson

IanJackson - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/07 with Adam

WB - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/06 with Ross

Simon Caldwell - 2nd dog - 04/Aug/04 with Rich

cem - 2nd - 27/Jul/03 with Liam Mark

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/03

rob.grafton - Lead - 31/Jul/01 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Roget - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/99 with jon

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 21/May/97 with Toby Briggs

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 21/May/97

rob.grafton - 2nd - 12/Mar/95 with Bruce

John Southworth - Solo O/S - 18/Jan/92

Hidden - Lead - 1992

Neil R - Lead - 23/Sep/89

Dave Musgrove - 15/May/82 with Andy Wild

Hidden - 2nd - 1982

DPaul - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/81 with s.brown

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