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Love Bug* E1 5b

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[Clive Huffing and Puffing, 3 kb]15m. 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
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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This climb is in 61 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Hidden - 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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13

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

lissymanners - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Chris Reid

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

Running_Board - 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

Brilliant
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

Bastard.
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

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/81

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Voting
Total votes cast 23
hard E20 of 4
E20 of 4
easy E20 of 4
hard E10 of 4
E11 of 4
easy E13 of 4
hard HVS0 of 4
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easy HVS0 of 4
hard 5c0 of 4
5c0 of 4
easy 5c0 of 4
hard 5b0 of 4
5b4 of 4
easy 5b0 of 4
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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 61 (6.6%)
Lead30 of 61 (49.2%)
Followed19 of 61 (31.1%)
Toproped2 of 61 (3.3%)
Unknown6 of 61 (9.8%)

'Climbed'28 of 61 (45.9%)
clean O/S29 of 61 (47.5%)
clean β1 of 61 (1.6%)
dogged1 of 61 (1.6%)
dnf2 of 61 (3.3%)