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[Unknown Climbers on Original Route VS 5a Holly Tree Wall, Idwal, 2 kb]A top-notch lead for 1918 and a great route 1) 5a, 28m. Boulder into the groove in the centre of the face then follow the slab rightwards to access a narrow chimney-crack. Up this to a ledge 2) 4b, 10m. Plod up the crack above. © ROCKFAX
Ivor Richards 1918

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List.

Photo: Unknown Climbers on Original Route VS 5a Holly Tree Wall, Idwal © Richard Greasby
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Lead first pitch. Chimney is an off width with all that entails.
Ian Stirrups - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Sue

darrenpp - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/14

Ray Sparks - Lead - 26/Jul/14 with Ted

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jul/14

Ray Sparks - 2nd - 11/Jul/14 with pero

ed_runnalls - 2nd - 01/Jul/14

Led first pitch
henry.jeffreys - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Sam Hockley

Sam Hockley - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Henry Jeffreys

Continued up from Hope. Steve led the first pitch which was much tougher than the second. Skipped the chimney which was probably a good thing as I'm not sure the rucksack would have fitted in it!
ClareG - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14

timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14

Led original start, followed by wall finish to the belay ledge. The chimney looked a bit thrutchy and traditional for my liking!
Jen Mason - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Loic

Led P1. Awkward chimney!
K Mckay - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Dan Slome, Ed Poulter

Rhys led P1 (awesome move out of the chimney) and I led P2 (much easier). Great job Rhys!!
londonoring - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/14 with David Treharne

weekendwarrior92 - AltLd - 17/Jun/14 with owen srour

foostu4 - Lead - 15/Jun/14 with max railing

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - 14/Jun/14

Started on Piton Route, crossed over via a nice finger traverse onto Original Route and finished off on Rampart Corner. Very dodgy route finding from Simon..
Adam Hill - 2nd - 21/May/14

edmitchell - 2nd O/S - 18/May/14 with pyb course

Shaw Brown - Lead - 17/May/14 with Judith Neaves

Hidden - 2nd - 17/May/14

Great climb, think outside the chimney
Rob Evans - Lead O/S - May/14

The Ghost Rider - 2nd - 24/Apr/14

tlmarjot - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Ben Anderson

Lead P1
Jonathan Richardson - AltLd - 18/Apr/14 with Russ

GPN - Lead - 15/Apr/14 with Annette

net - 2nd - 15/Apr/14 with George

Wendy did pitch one, but skirted the end of the chimney, i went up it properly then did pitch 2
arandall - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Wendy Matthews

side steeped the top of p1 onto the variation
Wendy Watthews - Lead - 11/Apr/14 with arandall

Did all in one pitch. Nice balanced climbing for the first section, then some good old fashioned thrutch/chimney-ing at the top. Hannah was less than pleased by the chimney after the weeks climbing. Probably the best pitch of climbing the whole trip.
JoeCoxson - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Hannah Smith

HannahSmith - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Joe Coxson

Nick Biven - 2014

Si - 2014

mike mo - 2014

Alfie Conn - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/13

Charley17 - 13/Oct/13

ben.phillips - 2nd β - 12/Oct/13 with Mike Gallimore

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/13

p1
Samuel Wainwright - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/13

russtyg - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

Very polish up the big crack making it a bit of a grunt festival. Good if you like that sort of thing
Andre Clarke - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/13 with jamster

Celt Ll-J - 2nd - 21/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Aug/13

Gareth T - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Jane Woulds, Amber

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/13

Led the second pitch which was pretty easy. First pitch has a very hard start, the chimney bit wasn't as bad as it sounded, and the ramp was just great.
Rob Jarratt - 10/Aug/13 with Jonathan French, Vanessa

thomaspomfrett - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Stu Mcinnes

Did the original start variation finish.
joe.91 - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Olli Crudge

Fell off first pitch trying to get into the groove. Not good.
Olli-C - AltLd dog - 27/Jul/13 with Joe Dobson

Roget - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with jim

Brilliant! Pure Classical fun. The entry into the groove is trickier than it first appears and then struggle up the polish to some good 'ol fashion armbars. Determination is what you need for this bad boy
JamesWilliams - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13

sebbo - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Grant Brown

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jul/13

Too much polish to be that fun.
MoWalker3 - AltLd - 13/Jul/13 with Rick

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/13

Running the slabs day!
ClimberJimmyB - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Dan Matthewman

ashmellor - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with dan fawley

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - AltLd - Jun/13 with Paul Deane

BTphonehome - AltLd O/S - 31/May/13 with Woodsy

1918? Blimey. Arrived at the crack and realised I needed the big cam from my pack, that was interesting. Finished up with a leftward traverse to the wall and a mantel. Dashed up the second pitch and off as I seemed to be getting ill, consequently abandoned a Blue BD Stopper, would be good to hear when someone gets it out.
JimboWizbo - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Beth

Opted for this after Tennis Shoe. Battled with some jammed nuts in awkward position which tired me out. came off on the chimney, made me glad I had seconded it! challenging VS
Beth-Cath-T - 2nd dog - 25/May/13 with JimboWizbo

lead both pitches, pure class and not a giveaway at VS. big cam for the offwidth would've been nice, but can be replaced with commitment
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 14/May/13 with Dan

Hidden - AltLd - 02/May/13

Ows - AltLd - 02/May/13

thefuturesmiles - AltLd O/S - Apr/13 with Jack Bramhall

My 1st VS - well chuffed! I'm 11 yrs old - made me think about life, why we are here & what created the amazing motivations to climb these places.
KDSclimber - 2nd dog - 22/Feb/13 with Richard

Struggled on the top of the nose just after the overhang. Should of been bolder & pushed straight up. Lovely 40m solo to final belay point.
EcoClimber - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/13 with Kieran Dougherty Smith

Tom Seccombe - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/13 with tim exley

tim exley - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/13 with Tom Secombe

Continued up from the slabs minus gf...thrutchy chimney took an interesting leg jamming approach
richardw87 - AltLd O/S - 2013 with Tom

Hidden - 2013

spooksthehorse - 2nd - 10/Dec/12 with Lee, Joe

In wet with boots as a three on double ropes, joe lead
dickie01 - 2nd O/S - 02/Dec/12 with Julian King, Joe Heasman

Cold and wet
moz - 2nd - Nov/12 with Chris

As part of a big mountain day link up
Julesthe1st - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Mike

Forgot I had done this before! Haydn backed off the chimney so took over lead.
Alex Thompson - AltLd rpt - 15/Sep/12 with James Williamson, Haydn Martin

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/12

Backed off the final chimney! Alex finished. Ridiculously hard, or possibly just old school.
Hardonicus - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with James W, Alex Thompson

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

nick ferro - 08/Sep/12 with Oli Birkill

I fell on the polished 'chimney' trying to get a stuck cam (cragswag)
homing-penguin - 2nd dog - 08/Sep/12

Quality climb, stiff for the grade.
Bertbee - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Ben

Tough old school climbing. With 2 students.
Zoomer - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with A Student

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/12

awakward chimney had to shimmey myself up through it with an easy finish
spags88 - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/12 with gary mitchell

Charley Carpenter - AltLd O/S - Sep/12 with Steph ward

Pete Randall - AltLd dog - 11/Aug/12 with Ian Shaw

Used the in-situ aid tat on the first move for speed and the risk of decking from rope-stretch. I wasn't sure I'd get up the chimney but did manage it and the hand traverse. Really fun!
Katherine Ross - 2nd β - 11/Aug/12 with Charlie Beard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

Steve J T - Lead - 27/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jul/12

David Kay - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/12 with Moritz Lesserman, Pete Dalzell

nik king - AltLd - 07/Jul/12 with Richard

robgixer - AltLd O/S - Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/12

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12

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

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/May/12

Chimney was tough! At the top of the chimney moved out on to the left face.
Leelogs - AltLd O/S - 29/May/12 with SCC

Rich God 3 - AltLd - 28/May/12 with Stu

Stayed in the wide crack and off-width'ed it. Lead the easy second pitch. A good route but not a three star classic.
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12 with Mike Lelliot

Led P1. Fell off in the offwidth. Held by 2 well placed cams. Removed bag and finished pitch using a couple if holds on the left.
MikeLell - AltLd dog - 27/May/12 with Lee Harrison

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12

Hidden - TR - 17/May/12

Chimney was a bit of a thrutch - glad my second had the backpack.
will_benfold - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Matthew Titterington

Felix Ottey - 2nd - 05/May/12

Gerallt Owain - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Ryan Roberts

AmandaJG - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/12

Felt comfortable at this grade on second... as in previous time at Idwal Slabs I didn't didnt have a very heavy rucksack on.
nick_curtis01 - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/12 with James Mackey

sgl - AltLd - 25/Mar/12 with Bart

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12

williamsd79 - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

danmoore88 - 04/Mar/12

alan moore - 2012

barrowclough - Lead - 2012

Hidden - 2012

tumbling wizard - Lead - 2012

james chesmer - Lead O/S - 2012

Slick - 2nd - 12/Nov/11 with David Martinez Majo

Andy_B39 - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Phil Wilkinson

Led P1, Luke P2. Couldn't do the top of the chimney had to move left and around :(
Mattlamb90 - AltLd O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Luke

Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Nick Pass, Jon Taylor

Ann S - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with Maggie B

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Sep/11

kristinawe - 2nd - 01/Sep/11

neilisou - 2nd O/S - Sep/11

chedder - Lead - 06/Aug/11 with dave gleave

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Aug/11

tully1987 - AltLd - 05/Aug/11 with Adam Barratt

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/11

p2
CRiddiford - AltLd - 30/Jul/11 with Jonny, Libby

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

JRae - 2nd - 30/Jul/11 with C Riddiford, Libby K

Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/11 with rostam

guy757 - Lead - 29/Jul/11

martrin - Lead - 25/Jul/11 with Sarah Kekus

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/11

Partner couldn't do chimney on lead so went up ramp on left slab below chimney entrance instead. I lead pitch 2.
funkyvin1 - AltLd β - 23/Jul/11

Lead P2
mikespooner - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Richard Bingham

Lead first pitch
Simon Cahill - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Sam Benson

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/11

stujamo - 2nd - 12/Jul/11 with K.Ansell

Had to pop out of the top of the chimney left. Would be better climbing with out a ruck sac!
Dibdawg - AltLd - 11/Jul/11 with Mark Sheridan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11

Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Sarah Laing

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jun/11

Led P1 + P2, a good value route.
Noodles - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Jill Reinsch

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jun/11

really cool route, though felt alot harder having to use my 'claw'
Jillybean - 2nd - 28/Jun/11 with Martyn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11

Fantastic Route!
climbinmunkey - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Helen

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Pete

Led P2 (2 pitches).
StevieG_7 - AltLd O/S - 30/May/11 with Tom Moores

Tom Livingstone - AltLd rpt - 25/May/11 with Tom Ripley

LukeyG - AltLd - 01/May/11

C-nunez - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11 with Luke Goble

saet1a - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/11

batterj2 - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Samian

jwpil - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Ben

brilliant fun - except the chimney of course.
benscarter - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Jack

chris smith - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

joscott - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Chris Smith

In a 1er. polished as ken at the start!
willoates - Lead - 18/Apr/11 with Dan Lane

first move was really hard, ended up pulling on the tat as i didn't trust my foot to stick on the mega polished smear.
Dan Lane - 2nd dog - 18/Apr/11 with Will Oates

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Apr/11

sambosanquet101 - Lead - 10/Apr/11 with Martin Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

bit cheeky putting alt leads as i had the second easir pitch
joem - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/11

Lead first pitch. Great start, but came a cropper on the chimney where it turned out carrying a bag made the moves a whole lot more difficult. Took a fall from the top of the chimney and landed at the bottom unhurt. Clipped bag to gear and reattempted successfully. Second pitch still challenging but more straightforward. Leave your bag at the bottom!
johnpuddephatt - AltLd dog - 02/Apr/11 with Paul Gibbison

Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Lisa Witty

Gibbs - AltLd dog - 02/Apr/11 with John P

Hidden - Lead dog - Mar/11

fell on the first move! was a horrendous wet day though, so i'll allow it..
rustaldo - Lead dog - 13/Feb/11 with Tom

EliotStephens - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/11 with Thomas Moore

Hidden - 2011

ollieben - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

bsmedz - 2011

mackay780 - Lead O/S - 2011

bigbear86 - Lead rpt - 2011

Matt Farr - Lead O/S - 2011 with Liam

Led the second.
BennoC - AltLd - 16/Oct/10 with Brian

thetradlad - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10

Original line, almost impossible with my sac on and hauling G's abandoned sac from the harness.
mynyddresident - 2nd - 26/Sep/10 with geraint

Hidden - 20/Sep/10

Killianmurphy - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/10

kitkat78 - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/10 with SteveM

SteveM - AltLd - 19/Aug/10 with Kat

jcook1980 - Lead - 03/Aug/10 with Luke Holmes

Homes - AltLd - 02/Aug/10 with Jonny C

Dunx - AltLd O/S - Aug/10 with Joe M

peter myers - 2nd - Aug/10 with Simon Bennet

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Jul/10

mzchambers - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/10 with George Porter, Laim Jay

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/10

Skullfire - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Mat Mitchell

Savlon - 2nd - 27/Jun/10 with Paul Lee

benhearne - AltLd - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10

liamoloughlin - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/10

Couldnt manage the last few moves out of the chimney, so lowered off a hex that was already in place. Rope got stuck when pulling through, so did Lazarus and then lowered from the top and climbed the route on top rope removing gear. Moves still felt pretty tricky at the top of the chimney!
Clay C - Lead dnf - 11/Jun/10 with Caroline

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/10

Peter Holder - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Kieran Livett

kieranlivett - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/10 with james.peter

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/10

nick ferro - 30/May/10

pwilkie - AltLd O/S - 30/May/10

Tom Hopkinson - 2nd dog - 28/May/10 with Tom Hutchinson

Hidden - AltLd - 28/May/10

Nice. Started to the right, slightly steeper but good fun. Didn't fancy getting stuck into the crack/chimney higher up so opted to pull onto the arete/slab to the left.
farmus21 - Lead - 25/May/10 with Sam Radcliffe

samrad - 2nd - 25/May/10 with james G

The crack at the top of P1 was a bit of a fight
edmitchell - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with charlotte goedvolk

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/10

wirralclimber1984 - AltLd O/S - 15/May/10

the start is really hard on the polished holds, bold onto the arete aswell
ollieben - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with harry henson

hazza - 2nd - 11/May/10

Only climbed the first pitch, ab'd off.
SAF - Lead - 06/May/10

dan ely - Lead O/S - 06/May/10 with jon

hedgehog77 - Lead - 27/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

J1PEF - AltLd - 10/Apr/10

Aaron Lines - AltLd O/S - Apr/10 with Mike Ward

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/10

Hidden - 2010

bwestwood - AltLd O/S - 2010

Paul Boggis - Lead - 2010

nevets - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/09

Led first pitch.
knicos - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/09 with Matt Metcalfe

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/09

I led 2nd pitch.
lucasp - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/09 with kev (lmc)

matt.woodfield - AltLd - 24/Jul/09

rcp top of faith easy 5a move
gingergeorge - Lead - 20/Jul/09 with billy from atcp

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

Hidden - 14/Jun/09

sgl0jd - Lead - 02/Jun/09 with Luke

Hidden - 2nd β - 02/Jun/09

jamie ward - AltLd O/S - 29/May/09 with Stuart Williams

hardest i've lead with a big rucksack on? (both pitches)
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Jools

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/09

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Janek Mamino

toby2000 - 2009

MarkFoster - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08

Led all pitches. Chimney well protected with a big cam. On second attempt of the chimney exited left onto wall.
moose ridd - Lead - 13/Sep/08 with L.Osborne

Lucy Lu - 2nd - 13/Sep/08 with Stephen

troym - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Clare Pickup and Rowan Midwood

Andy C second.
RCrockford - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/08 with Andy G

in full flood never thought id climb a waterfall
laurencehicks - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/08 with kev ev

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/08

Led pitch 1. Knew the moves up chimney would be less than pretty, and was right. But loads of solid gear in the back. Staying out of the chimney on the left arete might prove better.
Karlos - AltLd - 27/Jul/08 with Mark B

chalk monster - AltLd - 27/Jul/08 with Karl

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08

PanzerHanzler - AltLd - 19/Jul/08 with Matt

Very wet and greasy.
Glyn Davidson - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/08 with Dan

Tobes - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Simon MacDonald

led p1
Aaron Lines - AltLd - Jul/08 with Dan

Alex Thompson - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Jane Terry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/08

b.hayley - Lead O/S - Jun/08

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 27/May/08 with George Atkinson

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/May/08

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/08

Hidden - AltLd - 11/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/08

saillord - 2nd O/S - 08/May/08 with mike and sarah

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/May/08

mike278 - Lead O/S - 08/May/08 with Alec and Sarah

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/08

Hidden - AltLd dog - 26/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - Apr/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

lee richards - Lead O/S - 2008 with robbo84

sebrider - AltLd O/S - 2008 with Dan Walker

Em66 - 2nd - 22/Oct/07 with Mat, Ru

Calder - 2nd - 07/Oct/07 with Mark

Hidden - AltLd - Oct/07

snakebite - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/07 with Matt Reynolds

tom.e - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/07 with Claire

Julia Chatterton - 2nd - 28/Aug/07 with Will

Chimney section was really tough, hard slog.
Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/07 with Christos

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/07

Carly - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/07 with sophie

sonnenstern - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/07 with Carlene Hill

JimBee - AltLd O/S - Jun/07 with Ian Whitehead

Ken Taylor - Lead - 30/May/07 with Richard Munro

Tough lead! Dave led pitch 1 but climbed the wall instead of the chimney. I followed up the chimney/crack/depths of hell with much panting and loss of skin and dignity.
Irk the Purist - AltLd O/S - 21/May/07 with Dave Ross

Stuart Johnston - Lead O/S - 20/May/07 with g taylor

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

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/07

robertporter - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/07

rob1 - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Jonny Martin

five - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/07 with TW

donkster - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/07 with hannah, mark

Hidden - Mar/07

Ifan - Lead O/S - Mar/07 with John Pritchard

Ifan - Lead O/S - Mar/07 with Kate

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Feb/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/07

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Rjukan - 2007

Hidden - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

chris wyatt - 2007

Skell - Lead O/S - 2007 with Kelvin

Diggler - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - AltLd - 2007

Mr Powly - Lead - Nov/06 with Emily Bateman

Hidden - Lead - Oct/06

Joe Marsh - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/06 with Si

maybe_si - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/06 with charlie

Hidden - Lead - 15/Sep/06

PenJD - AltLd - 09/Sep/06 with Ketch

tom_1985 - Lead - Sep/06 with Krystina Common

First VS!
Jules_Robbo - AltLd - Sep/06 with James Cross

VS on holy tree wall, start well right not left !! luckily excelent wire
lithos - 2nd - 28/Jul/06

Superb start, bit thin on the gear as you leave the ledge half way up the first pitch - there was a brand new friend stuck in the crack on the second pitch - failed to get it out!
Matthew Higginson - Lead - 20/Jul/06 with Mark Chaplin

The wall variation at 5a is great
Owain Llewelyn - Lead - 06/Jul/06 with Dad

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jul/06

Ian_gozer - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Tim & Instructor

mike kann - Lead O/S - 2006 with Miles Grout

mikelaing - 2006

mankrambler - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/05 with Tom, Jakob and Kate

Adam Booth - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/05 with Ed Booth

Ed Booth - AltLd - 27/Jul/05 with Adam Booth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/05

bigie bob - Lead O/S - Jul/05

Led P1 - tricky!
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - Jul/05 with Simon Curtis

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/05

Hidden - AltLd - 15/May/05

John Marsland - 2nd - 11/May/05 with Ant Williams

Hidden - Lead - May/05

ewen - AltLd O/S - Apr/05 with ian hinkins

Hidden - Lead - Apr/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Aug/04

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Aug/04

Swirly - AltLd O/S - Aug/04 with Pete Morgan

Nicos - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/03 with mark richardson

MontyH - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/03 with Andy Lawrance

ChrisBrooke - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/03 with John Inkpen

Batty - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/03

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/03

Gman - Lead O/S - Jun/03 with Eamon

frost - Solo - May/03

Led P1.
Andy Clarke - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/03 with ChrisA

Hidden - Lead - Oct/02

jamie ward - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/02 with John Howes

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/02

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/02

paul m hadley - Lead - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/01

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/01

akhughes - AltLd - May/01 with Emma Hughes

Another party explained how to do it!
JohnHutch - Lead - 2001 with MS

John Marsland - Lead - 03/Sep/00 with Roger Dyke

I led the first pitch and reckon the route was overgraded at VS 5a.
Rob Oram - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/00 with Tom Asbridge

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 2000

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 2000

pasbury - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/99

net - 2nd - Jun/99 with Paul C, Julie H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1999

Lead 1st pitch.
Paul-Michael - AltLd O/S - 16/May/98 with Paul Nurse

Conan - AltLd O/S - 1998 with Steve Williams

chrisrogers - Lead O/S - Sep/97 with Steve J

Ian Archer - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/97 with Danny Hale

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Aug/97

big - 02/Aug/97

Paul Boardman - AltLd O/S - 1996 with Iain Boardman

Hidden - 2nd dog - 1996

GH pitch 1.
iskra2000 - AltLd - 29/Oct/95 with Mark Leach

akamini - AltLd - Oct/95

liabilityliz - 2nd - 02/Aug/95 with Dave Instructor, Martin

chris sm - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/95 with Duncan McLay

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/95

JiveWeasel - Lead - 30/May/94 with Tall Paul

snowcat - 2nd - 02/May/94 with Dave Morriss

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Oct/93

kato'sdad - Lead - 02/Jul/92 with Bear Sports

steve prior - Lead - Jul/92

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Jun/92

Hidden - AltLd - 1992

SimonN - AltLd - 14/Jul/90

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/90 with Martin (from South America)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - 1990

AlanLittle - AltLd - Sep/89 with Tom Dillon

OMSKB - Lead - Aug/89

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jul/89

Quite easy if you bridge up the initial moves instead of trying it in the corner on very slippyholds...
Sean Kelly - Lead - Jul/89 with Alan Payne

sdht - 1989

With Al
Jelly Mould Surfer - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/88

Led pitch 1
Iain Thow - AltLd - 14/May/88 with Steve Ball

Steve Crowe - 2nd - 31/Aug/87

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 07/Aug/87 with David

babymoac - Lead - 01/Aug/87 with Rich Reeder

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/87

John Marsland - Lead - 09/Mar/85 with Mark Cohen

date is a guess
pneame - 2nd - 1985 with Brian Molyneux

nigehughes - 2nd - Aug/84 with Ian Cameron

mark-abz - AltLd - 19/May/84 with Graham W

David Smith - Lead - 13/Jun/82

Nigel Bond - Lead - 12/Jul/80 with Ian, John

robinsi197 - 1980 with Barbara

Hidden - 1980

Brian Wilderspin - AltLd - 21/Sep/78

Hidden - 1978

RichardMc - Lead - 06/Aug/77 with Tony Williams

mikej - AltLd - 05/Aug/77 with Geoff Williams

babymoac - 1977

On YHA Climbing course
Brian Wilderspin - 2nd - Aug/73

Tom V - 1972

The first pitch was the hardest thing I ever led in big hill walking boots. John led the Crescent Slab pitch.
Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 04/Apr/69 with John Stainforth

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Voting
Total votes cast 168
hard HVS0 of 60
HVS1 of 60
easy HVS2 of 60
hard VS42 of 60
VS12 of 60
easy VS3 of 60
hard HS0 of 60
HS0 of 60
easy HS0 of 60
hard 5b0 of 55
5b0 of 55
easy 5b0 of 55
hard 5a32 of 55
5a22 of 55
easy 5a1 of 55
hard 4c0 of 55
4c0 of 55
easy 4c0 of 55
3 Stars30 of 53
2 Stars17 of 53
1 Star4 of 53
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 434 (0.5%)
Lead138 of 434 (31.8%)
Followed81 of 434 (18.7%)
Toproped1 of 434 (0.2%)
Alt Leads169 of 434 (38.9%)
Unknown43 of 434 (9.9%)

'Climbed'206 of 434 (47.5%)
clean O/S203 of 434 (46.8%)
clean β4 of 434 (0.9%)
clean rpt3 of 434 (0.7%)
dogged16 of 434 (3.7%)
dnf2 of 434 (0.5%)