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Maloja** VS 4c

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[Maloja, VS at Brimham Rocks, 2 kb]11m. Get onto the ledge at the base of the open groove and climb it right then left. Finish past the cannon hole. © ROCKFAX
Pull onto ledge, climb the left facing corner to where a move to the left is possible, then climb up past the 'cannon hole'.
Possiblt the E.Y.M.C. (pre 1957).

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Classic Rock Climbs In Northern England by Bill Birket.

Photo: Maloja, VS at Brimham Rocks © robertmctague
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 296 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

CragDog - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14

Andysomething - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/14 with Bruce Perry

Lisa Stocks - 2nd - 30/Jul/14 with Stuart Coupe

sarah hawker - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/14 with bob

theomoore - Solo β - 06/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14

What a brilliant VS. Great climbing, loads of good gear.
andy mcc - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Arifa Chakera

Climbster - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 14/Jun/14 with Matt

BikeClimbWalk - Lead - 10/Jun/14 with Andy S

Lovely first VS of the season. Crux was a lovely committed move but great gear helped with 'the belief'.
Andy Syme - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Pete Elliott

Olli-C - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Swanny, Tom Shillito

Faffed about for ages at the crux before resting on gear. Then worked out the move and cruised it. Will get it clean next time.
Jamie Brown - Lead - 14/May/14 with Paul Davies

Puma - 2nd - 14/May/14 with Jamie Brown

Not feeling well and couldn't do the crux so pulled on gear :(
Simon Caldwell - 2nd - 14/May/14 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/14

rich_hw - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Graeme Hammond

Graeme Hammond - Lead β - 09/Mar/14 with Richard Williams

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Kate Dean

robertmctague - Solo rpt - 2014

Smashing, harder for shorties I thinik. simultaneous opposed abseil to get off.
jimorothy - Lead - 10/Nov/13 with Scott Barnett

FragOcon - 2nd - 30/Oct/13

Still a fun route, although it is really only one awkward move at half height.
Puma - Lead - 06/Oct/13 with Will Smith, John Gill

DinoGator - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Will Smith, Paul

Will Smith - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13 with John Gill, Paul Davies

pebbles - 2nd - 31/Aug/13 with poppy, ali

Keith Swainson - Lead - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/13

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 28/Aug/13 with Gareth

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Emma

FragOcon - Lead - 13/Aug/13

adamwesthead - 2nd rpt - 28/Jun/13 with Zeb

zebster - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/13 with Adam

adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Callum

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/13

RossT - Lead - 25/May/13 with Andrew Edwards

David Wynne - 2nd - 03/May/13 with Tony Womersley

lanky and weak - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/13 with Katie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13

pebbles - Lead - 21/Apr/13 with paul s

Really enjoyable climb. Nice layback up the crack, and solid moves up the flutings.
ralphio - 2nd - 05/Apr/13

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

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

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

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/13 with bwestwood

bwestwood - 2nd - 21/Feb/13

mark sadler - 2nd - 2013 with rob

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - Solo - 2013

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/12

Tricky and committing moves to reach the good holds if you're a shortarse.
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Andy

lithos - 2nd - 14/Oct/12 with Puma

Puma - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

PaulHermes - 2nd - 07/Oct/12 with Tibor

ebf - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Will Poulter, Paul Stephenson

minT(HUN) - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with PaulHermes

TRFrost - 2nd β - 27/Sep/12 with W. Hooke

Wil.Hooke - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/12 with Frost

BeckyPayne - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Jim Gilligan

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

Hidden - Lead dnf - 06/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 22/Aug/12

petekeron - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/12 with Steve Brock

al jackson - 2nd - Aug/12

betamonkey - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/12 with Andy Wilson

Pete Pozman - TR - 27/Jun/12

Max Clarke - 05/Jun/12

eburki1 - Lead dnf - 25/May/12

Seconded after failing on lead
lcullum7 - 2nd β - 20/May/12 with Ben Barnard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

1poundSOCKS - 2nd - 06/Apr/12

Pete Nugent - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/12 with Steve Crossley

Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Apr/12

Matthew Robinson - 2nd - 08/Mar/12 with simon, Dan

robertmctague - Lead - 2012

Martyn Nicholson - 2012

Wizzy - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - 02/Oct/11

Tenko - 01/Oct/11 with Jon Rogerson

petegunn - 2nd - 22/Sep/11 with Davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/11

joshen - 29/Aug/11

Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Tanya Savage

Good route but awkward move up from vertical crack to horizontal break
Tanya Savage - 2nd - 27/Aug/11 with Neil Pacey

Excellent climb best one of the day. Must lead this one next time.
Connorsgrandad - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Tim, William Jackson

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/11

pebbles - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/11 with courteney, astell

This is the same grade as Frensis. Or is it? HS?
chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/11 with Kieran Myles

jonberry791 - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11 with dickie

JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Ben Finlay, Daf

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/11

Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Jamie, Ben Finley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11

ewan i - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11

Laurence Everitt - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Ewan Irvine

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

nick ferro - 21/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

Hidden - 21/May/11

Hidden - 21/May/11

ben_250 - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Andrew, Tom

tomthecoolperson - 2nd - 15/May/11 with Ben 250

Ed carrigan - 10/May/11

Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 01/May/11 with gede gibons and alan taylor

a13x - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Ben Hirst

munch88 - 2nd β - 07/Apr/11 with ben

coombsy - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/11 with Danny C

Tom Keaveny - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Olly

phleppy - Lead - 21/Mar/11 with stubba123

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/11 with Helen Fawcett

Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/11

Nice little route, well worth the two stars and a damn site better climbed than Frensis Direct...
SPD224 - 2nd - 09/Mar/11 with Anthony Dixon

Hidden - 2nd - 2011

Steff007 - 2nd O/S - 2011 with Rob

Tom Tindale - 2011

Whitty2012 - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Tom Whitford

whity4420 - 2nd - 17/Oct/10

very nice climb interesting route worth its stars
pizza - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

Awkward descent, otherwise enjoyable climb.
benghull - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Pete

sten - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Amy Gustin

Hidden - Lead - 19/Aug/10

Nice
Batt - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Alex Young

alexyoung - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Rachel

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/10

mfisher - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10 with Ben Hirst

Hidden - 11/Jul/10

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Mindy

achapman - 2nd - 17/Jun/10

petellis - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/10 with mattyork2

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Pete Ellis

David Wynne - 2nd - 19/May/10 with Steve Jones

climbingste - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Richard Lambert

Matthew Robinson - Lead - May/10

Matt Fry - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/10 with Hannah Wilson

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/10

PaulTanton - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Helen Fawcett

dancey1981 - Lead O/S - Mar/10

brockers - Lead O/S - 2010 with CarlZ

RossG - 2010

Andy Graham - Lead O/S - 2010 with Steve Hall

PeteH - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Naomi Hart

buddha1369 - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09 with Simon W (OB)

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with luumc people

During a mildly moist cloudburst. Amusing simultaneous ab to get down (greasy downclimb).
jkarran - 2nd - 08/Sep/09 with Grant

Got a real soaking, but still enjoyed it.
GrantB - Lead - 08/Sep/09 with James

Done with an audience of about 15
manwithacam - Lead - 29/Aug/09 with Sarah

Kirk - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Ali

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/09

hoyle118 - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/09 with Kieran

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/09

christensena - TR - Jul/09

Christian Beck - Lead O/S - Jul/09

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Jun/09

Daniel Sutherland - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/09 with Mal

pebbles - 2nd - 09/Jun/09 with donal

now that was a nice little stress free route
lithos - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/09

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with d

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/09

Climbed to crux traverse and down climbed three times. Danny said "get on with it" and then I did it easily.
hellboundblr - Lead - 30/May/09 with Danny Smudge

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/09

Peter Holder - 2nd O/S - 25/May/09 with Adam Rawlings

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Zac Poulton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/09

shouter - 2nd - 03/May/09

Neil R - Lead - 03/May/09

daveclarke5 - 2nd β - 18/Apr/09 with John

Lou Kennedy - 16/Apr/09

IBR Paul - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/09

Col Kingshott - Lead - 2009

padski - 2009

Adam1973 - Lead rpt - 07/Dec/08 with jonka

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Nov/08

Hidden - Lead β - 01/Nov/08

betamonkey - 2nd rpt - 30/Aug/08 with Marcin Ostasz

adam carless - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/08 with practicalcat

gilldando - 2nd - 12/Jul/08 with Mike

IanJackson - Lead - 27/Jun/08 with Peter

petellis - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Jenny Clarke

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/08

riven - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/08 with Jim

PaulHermes - 2nd - 15/Jun/08 with Rich

IanJackson - Solo O/S - 29/May/08 with Robeverybody

betamonkey - Lead rpt - 20/May/08 with Jonny Baker

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 14/May/08 with Mick D

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/08

SteveM - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/08 with PJ

Hidden - Lead - 19/Mar/08

betamonkey - Lead rpt - 07/Mar/08 with Adam Burt

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 02/Mar/08 with Rob Nelson

joe larner - 2nd - 13/Feb/08 with Jack

Jack00 - Lead rpt - 13/Feb/08 with JoeL 90

AndyL - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Nick

jonny5 - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Alix Blockley

HamishD - 2nd O/S - 09/Feb/08 with sergei

Snowy and soaking wet, backed off it just before the crux. Seconded Shaun.
Jack00 - 2nd β - 02/Feb/08 with Shaun L

davebold2008 - TR - Feb/08 with Pete Davies

jonka - Lead - Jan/08 with sean

dazbarker - TR O/S - 2008 with Pete Davis

mikekeswick - Lead O/S - 2008 with amy

traceymay6 - 2008

clive-greenwood - 2nd - 2008

Dan 85 - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/07 with Heddwyn

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/07

Nice moves, good gear, finished in a downpour
betamonkey - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/07 with Dave Wynne

ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/07 with Daisy

Theeni - 2nd O/S - Sep/07

Adam1973 - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/07 with IanJackson

Adam1973 - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/07 with stewart murray

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/07

Sweet! eventually got a route finished.... Yorkshire grit was trying to tell us somethin!
Neil Mackenzie - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Andy

beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Sandy + Mark

Decent climb that actually felt like vs, nice committing move.
andymoin - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Neil Mackenzie

markhowley - 2nd - 07/Jul/07 with Tim, Sandy

dave657 - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/07 with wilchivs

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/07

Eccentric - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/07 with Bunchuk

wilchivs - 2nd rpt - 24/Jun/07 with Dave Ripley

Good route, 4c for the reach over the flutings.
Zoomer - 25/May/07 with Colin Legget

Superb - couldn't even 2nd this a year ago.
PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 24/May/07 with David Rafe

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/07 with Ruthy

I faffed!
Rock Fairy - 2nd - 20/Apr/07 with David Riley

Helen23 - TR - 09/Apr/07 with Paul Alexander

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07

Almost backed off. Glad I didn't. Really nice climb.
Andy Ray - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/07 with Sam Walters

northernneil - 2007

tried leading - gave up, tried seconding fell off, got back on it and did it!
VS4b - 2nd - 25/Jul/06

DavidR - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/06 with Holly Adamthwaite & Matt Hopkinson

really enjoyed this, would give it 2 stars
alicia - Lead O/S - 10/May/06 with Colin Binks

Mattyk - Solo O/S - 10/May/06

leathers - 2006

reapey - Lead O/S - 2006 with wayne

tomhull - 2006

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 2006

Puma - 2nd - 2006

Northen Vince - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/05 with Zoe

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/05

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/05

CurlyStevo - Lead - 2005

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 03/Dec/04

Brown - 2nd - 21/Sep/04

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/04 with Lou

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/04

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/04 with Clare

sdht - 2004

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/03 with Carmen

Stone Muppet - 2003

Tom Vivian - Lead - 2003

Russell Flynn - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/02 with Jo

Russell Flynn - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/02 with Jo

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Mar/02 with Laura

malc - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/01

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 11/Sep/01 with Richard Tomlinson

Paul Figg - Lead - 12/Jul/01

gripped01 - 2nd O/S - Jul/01 with Chris Berryman, Jules Turner

Hidden - Lead - 18/Mar/01

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/00 with Caroline Young

Shaw Brown - Lead - 26/Jul/00 with cliff brown

Whealiebob - 2000 with Robin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/99

Pete Pozman - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/99

nickdonohue - 2nd - 06/Aug/98 with Kim Clark

Hidden - Lead - 19/Oct/97

steve prior - Lead - Oct/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/96

smudge - Lead O/S - 1995

adam carless - Lead - 1994 with Someone from YUMC

John Southworth - Solo O/S - 04/Dec/93

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/92

Hidden - Lead - 1992

Roget - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/91 with JT

kato'sdad - Solo - 28/Jul/91

craig h - Lead - 13/Oct/90

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/90

Hammy - Lead - 16/Aug/90 with Pete Smith

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

cam1401 - Solo - 1990

lithos - Lead O/S - 1988 with all sorts

Moses - Solo - 28/Oct/87

Tenko - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/82 with Kev Wilson

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/79

mikej - Lead - 05/Jul/72 with E

Hidden - Solo - 1971

Dave Musgrove - Lead - Jun/67 with Bob Knapton

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 127
hard HVS0 of 49
HVS0 of 49
easy HVS0 of 49
hard VS3 of 49
VS20 of 49
easy VS22 of 49
hard HS4 of 49
HS0 of 49
easy HS0 of 49
hard 5a0 of 33
5a0 of 33
easy 5a1 of 33
hard 4c3 of 33
4c24 of 33
easy 4c5 of 33
hard 4b0 of 33
4b0 of 33
easy 4b0 of 33
3 Stars11 of 45
2 Stars33 of 45
1 Star1 of 45
0 Stars0 of 45
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Style of ascent

Soloed16 of 296 (5.4%)
Lead164 of 296 (55.4%)
Followed88 of 296 (29.7%)
Toproped5 of 296 (1.7%)
Unknown23 of 296 (7.8%)

'Climbed'115 of 296 (38.9%)
clean O/S140 of 296 (47.3%)
clean β10 of 296 (3.4%)
clean rpt27 of 296 (9.1%)
clean RP1 of 296 (0.3%)
dnf3 of 296 (1.0%)