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Spread-eagle** HS 4b

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The guidebook calls it a "traditional gymnastic struggle". Says it all! Mantel start, hand traverse, another mantel, thrutchy chimney.

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

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This climb is in 59 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd β - 10/Jul/14

dig - Lead β - 19/Jun/14

Terrific route. That easy-looking start was nuts: gave me a splendid opportunity to impersonate a drunken caterpillar!
jimorothy - Lead - 01/Jun/14 with Scott Barnett

Seymore Butt - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

SPD224 - 2nd - 30/Jul/13 with Martin Smith

nick ferro - 20/Jul/13 with Sonam Norbu

rbrookes2 - 2nd dnf - 20/Jul/13 with Sonam Norbu

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/13

Julie - TR - 05/Jun/13 with Richard

papashango - 2nd - 24/Jul/12 with Ed

Great moves to the block. Green and thrutchy above there. Lots of rope drag potential!
thedatastream - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/12 with Vix

Nice moves followed by a thrutchy finnish, great fun
vix - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/12 with JP

Didn't like the start at all, so did the Illegitimate Crack start again. Very traditional.
Becky E - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Graeme Hammond

seemed more like a tough traditional VS 4c**, but really enjoyed :)
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Becky E

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/12

stev1e.wilso - 2nd - 07/May/12 with Simon

simon1985 - Lead - 07/May/12 with Steve Wilson

cookacat - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with luumc freshers, sam

CragDog - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with Alex Minshall

BethanWhite - 2nd - 27/Jul/11 with Aaron O'Leary

nich0las - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Ewan P

the scoop is chipped but they are polished. hard to finish grasefully but well protected
mr spoon - 2nd O/S - 30/May/11

mrplastique - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/11 with helixmh

beds74 - Lead - 20/Apr/11 with Craig Hartley

helixmh - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Nov/10

entertaining !
lithos - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/10

Good varied route. The start is surprisingly awkward.
Will Smith - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Rob

adamwesthead - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/09 with Zeb

zebster - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/09 with Adam

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/08

lazybones - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Helen Sanders

Mattyk - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Sarah Jenkins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/07

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/07 with Chris Britton

Dave Foster - 2nd - 2007 with Bryn

Not elegant.
pnorth - TR - Dec/06 with Tim Ewington

nigelw - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/06 with PWG

robman - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/06 with Craig

Cletus the rock climbing cowboy - 2nd dog - 22/Apr/06 with Rob

Hidden - Solo - Apr/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/02

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 2002 with Carmen

An excellent route.
jim_randell - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/00 with RL, SL

Alaric - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/00 with Syd F

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/99

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/87

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/86 with Chris

johnwright - 2nd - 26/Sep/84 with A Lang

Pete Pozman - AltLd - 18/Mar/84 with Dev

Hidden - Lead - 12/Oct/79

mikej - Solo - 17/Aug/71

Tom V - 1971

Howard Dixon - Lead O/S - 1971 with Martin Dixon

Dave Musgrove - 1965

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 59 (3.4%)
Lead29 of 59 (49.2%)
Followed20 of 59 (33.9%)
Toproped2 of 59 (3.4%)
Alt Leads1 of 59 (1.7%)
Unknown5 of 59 (8.5%)

'Climbed'25 of 59 (42.4%)
clean O/S29 of 59 (49.2%)
clean β2 of 59 (3.4%)
clean RP1 of 59 (1.7%)
dogged1 of 59 (1.7%)
dnf1 of 59 (1.7%)