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Walker's Wall* HVS 5a

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[Walker's Wall, 3 kb]Climb the arete until it is possible to trend right into the centre of the face. Continue up to the roof and pull round it just right of centre. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Walker's Wall © Rog Wilko
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This climb is in 98 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/14 with Matt Thompson

Unknownbiker - 2nd - 30/Jul/13 with CMC

Bit of a slip on the boulder problem start but fairly plain sailing after that. Loads of good gear to protect the pull over the roof.
ralphio - Lead - 07/Jun/13

A large flake under the last roof moved quite a bit when I pulled on it.
LakesWinter - Lead O/S - 30/May/13 with Phil B

philboy - Lead - 30/May/13 with matt g

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/13

Matt Rowat - 2nd - 30/May/13 with Ross

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/13

SteveM - Lead - 11/Nov/12 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd - 11/Nov/12 with SteveM

Hard. Too numerous goes to pluck up the cojones to go for the finish.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with Amy Till

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/12 with Ruairidh Wadsworth

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with liv_the_div

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/12

tsjx - Lead - 09/Aug/12 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/12

wussed out of the final roof and finished round the corner
betamonkey - Lead dnf - 05/Jun/12 with Andy Wilson

Andrew Wilson - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Rob Nelson

MeMeMe - Lead - 12/May/12 with Josh

cool climb, well protected and everything but the top out stays pretty dry even when raining
NeilOMalley - Lead O/S - 09/May/12

Easier than a lot of the VS's I've done!
1poundSOCKS - Lead β - 06/May/12

pastep - 2nd - 06/May/12 with ebf

BaildonBanker - 2nd - 06/May/12 with club

PaulHermes - AltLd - 06/May/12 with Tibor

Lovely route and not so hard once you work out the courage for the top rock over (and exactly where the holds are. hehe). Pretty safe for the grade.
ebf - Lead dog - 06/May/12 with Paul Stephenson

mikestr555 - 2nd - 11/Mar/12

minT(HUN) - Lead - 2012 with PaulHermes

timmsy - 2nd - 30/Oct/11 with Neil

Mowglee - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11 with Ali

Hideous finish. Paul on hand at the top!!!
DaveAtkinson - Lead - 26/Jun/11 with Haydn Keith, P.Cannon

tompilgrem - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Dad

Good route with continued interest-enjoyed the final moves over the top.
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Bob/Tom

luke harper - 2nd O/S - 19/May/11 with mal

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Ben 250, Andrew

ben_250 - 2nd O/S - 14/May/11 with Andrew, Tom

robman - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

A hard-ish start leads to a simple middle section then (with faith in your belayer) the roof can be gained by finding the hidden hold before you pop off!
agolay - 2nd β - 06/Mar/11 with Andy Worster

Great route with crux right at the start
Conan - 2nd - 20/Nov/10 with Loz

furry - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with MikeLeeds

MikeLeeds - Lead rpt - 02/Oct/10 with Steve Morley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/10

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Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Pete

petellis - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10 with Rock and Dole

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

mickJ - 2nd - 03/Jun/10 with mike b

akhughes - Solo O/S - Jun/10

joshen - Lead O/S - 2010

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Ian Moore

Hidden - Lead - 13/Sep/09

joshen - Sep/09

kitch22 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Paul Pack

Climbed with direct start (i.e. not on arete) - 5c?
B-bop - 2nd - Jul/09 with Olly

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09

Justin Tracey - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Matt Debenham

Seymore Butt - 2009

vertical worm - Solo - 2009

Nice climb good tricky start and nice mantle finish :D
nepsoi999 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with dan armour

Swotson - Lead O/S - 29/May/08 with Shaun Livesey

Nick Beckett - Solo β - 11/May/08

First move hardest.
KeithW - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Clive Greenwood

Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Emily

clive-greenwood - Lead - 02/Jun/07 with Keith

Getting off the ground proved trickier than getting over the overhang!
climbingpixie - 2nd - 02/Apr/07 with James

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/06

Nick Beckett - Lead - Sep/06 with various

First HVS! It did go!
adamscottthomas - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Rob Mead

bob3141 - 2nd - 29/Apr/06 with Adam Thomas

leathers - 2006 with Charlotte Evans

spoony84 - Lead - 2006

reg_measures - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/05

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with tim p

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005

sdht - 2005

Brown - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/04

cem - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/03 with Liam Mark

Climbster - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/03

Trobbo - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/03 with lee sheard

Hidden - Solo - 25/Sep/02

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/02 with The Duke

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/02

Trobbo - 2nd - 20/Jun/02 with ??

phardman - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/02

Roget - Solo O/S - 12/May/02 with jon

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

chris sm - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/99 with Jon Stevens

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/99

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/98 with Chris J

OriginalGeckoboy - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/97

nickdonohue - Lead - 27/Apr/97

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/96

rob.grafton - Lead - 13/Jun/95 with Bruce

Rog Wilko - 2nd - Jun/94

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/92

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 31/May/87 with David

hazeysunshine - TR - 1984

Nic Robinson - 1982

Nic Robinson - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/81 with Dave Oddy

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Voting
Total votes cast 45
hard E10 of 16
E10 of 16
easy E11 of 16
hard HVS2 of 16
HVS10 of 16
easy HVS3 of 16
hard VS0 of 16
VS0 of 16
easy VS0 of 16
hard 5b0 of 16
5b1 of 16
easy 5b2 of 16
hard 5a1 of 16
5a12 of 16
easy 5a0 of 16
hard 4c0 of 16
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easy 4c0 of 16
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Style of ascent

Soloed11 of 98 (11.2%)
Lead54 of 98 (55.1%)
Followed24 of 98 (24.5%)
Toproped1 of 98 (1.0%)
Alt Leads2 of 98 (2.0%)
Unknown6 of 98 (6.1%)

'Climbed'46 of 98 (46.9%)
clean O/S46 of 98 (46.9%)
clean β3 of 98 (3.1%)
clean rpt1 of 98 (1.0%)
dogged1 of 98 (1.0%)
dnf1 of 98 (1.0%)