Flake Wall* VS 4b
[Flake Wall VS 4b. , 2 kb]Traverse up the flake then step up to the break. Traverse this out to the arete and finish up this. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Photo: Flake Wall VS 4b. © BoulderBully
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 109 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Nov/14

g1m147 - Lead - 23/Nov/14 with SCrossley

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/14

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Tom

mikestr555 - 2nd - 07/Sep/14

tompilgrem - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Dad

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jul/14

dpovey - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

Very nice route. Worth 2 stars.
Jules Lane - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Mynydd Richard W

Luke Jones - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Graham, Luke Bibbey

great position of climb
scarmichael - Lead O/S - Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - Sep/13

Hidden - 07/Jul/13

nick ferro - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

rbrookes2 - 2nd dnf - 06/Jul/13 with Nick Ferro

SteveM - Lead - 16/Jun/13 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/13 with SteveM

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

fulton333 - Lead - 19/May/13 with Charlie Edwards

Charlie Edwards - 2nd - 19/May/13 with Grant Fulton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13

chinkus303 - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/13

No gear after flake.
Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/12 with Ian W

Thought about Spellbinder but lack of gear and fingertip skin encouraged the easier option.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with Amy Till

Hidden - 14/Oct/12

TRFrost - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/12 with D. Gledson

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with R.L.S, liv_the_div

Just as hard as last time!
Simon Caldwell - 2nd rpt - 18/Aug/12 with Carmen

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

MeMeMe - 2nd - 12/May/12 with Josh

BaildonBanker - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with club

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Alex Jamieson

R Spisser - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Dave Chapman

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 22/Oct/11

Dave Richards - 2nd dog - 01/Oct/11 with sjbrook

sjbrook - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Dave Richards, PMC

Nigel Bond - Lead - 11/Jul/11 with Bern Hardman

MeMeMe - Solo - 10/Jul/11

DaveAtkinson - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with Haydn Keith, P.Cannon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/11

protection took a bit of searching for
Tanya Savage - Lead - 13/Mar/11 with Neil Pacey

Neil Pacey - 2nd rpt - 13/Mar/11 with Tanya Savage

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/11

Conan - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10 with Loz

Gets HS 4b in the North England Rockfax and felt like a sandbag at that grade. Still no giveaway at VS 4b but a good route nonetheless.
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/10

Bex_M - Lead dnf - 07/Nov/10 with Claire Ellwood

SteWatkins - Sep/10

RuthC - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/10 with Alain

Donwclimbed from slingsby`s chimney onit then realised i had to do it the right way, brilliant flake action!
phleppy - Solo - 16/Apr/10

bridget143 - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Duncan Frisch

WendyT - 2nd O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Neil Stabbs

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/09

Scary stuff. Not sure if I took the easiest line but it felt more like 4c than 4b.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Peri

harder than it looked from the ground - most of the promising looking jugs and edges were'nt
pebbles - 2nd - 02/Aug/09

Bennykr - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Huw

Seymore Butt - 2009

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - 2nd O/S - Oct/08 with Matt Gordon

French Erick - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/08 with LAK, Burnsie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 26/May/08 with Mike Eldred

eldre070 - Lead O/S - 26/May/08 with Adam Burt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/07

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Jon Lury

Neil Pacey - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/07

Hidden - 19/May/07

alaan - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/07

adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/07 with Hoult

Nick Beckett - Lead - Sep/06 with various

@ndyM@rsh@ll - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/06

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/06 with Hannah

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/06

antroy - Lead - 18/Sep/05

erica - 2nd - 17/Apr/05 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/05 with Erica

Mattyk - 2nd - 07/Apr/02 with Jamie Moss

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/00

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jan/00

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/99

Hidden - Lead - 1999

Chris the Tall - 2nd - Jun/98 with Bill G

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 12/Aug/97

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/97

crater - 2nd - 23/Jun/96

Andy Say - Solo - 26/Mar/94

John Southworth - Solo - 16/Nov/93

rob.grafton - 2nd - 04/May/93 with Bruce

tapley - Lead - 08/Jun/92 with Alison Tapley

Mick King - Lead - 05/Oct/91 with Simon Walsh

Mick King - Solo - 25/Aug/91

Rich Kirby - Solo - 28/Apr/91 with Andy Mackay

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/89

craig h - Solo O/S - 1989

Neil R - Lead - 07/Aug/88

Paul Clarke - 1988

Neil R - Lead - 1988

hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 1986

Hammy - Solo - 08/May/83

Nic Robinson - 1982

Hammy - Lead - 29/May/79 with Jonathon Stacey

Dave Musgrove - 11/Nov/78

oldmanofmow - 1975

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Voting
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