Beginnings* E2 5c
[Beginnings (wall inbetween baby duck and limbo), 2 kb]no star in 2004 guide.
Martin Crocker 1981

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This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Paul's variation finish to Baby Duck! Very good climbing.
LJKing - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/15 with Paul Clarkson

Lovely wall climbing
Cheese Monkey - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/14 with Max L

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/14

Avon Man - Solo rpt - Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd β - 01/Mar/14

Good moves, but feels a bit contrived because of the proximity to Limbo and Baby Duck. My first experience of hero-wiring.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/13 with Alex

alexjz - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Alex Winter

Billg - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Megan Beaumont

A good climb, worthy of a star (maybe two if the start didn't have so much growing out of it in the lower section). I tried (and mostly succeeded) to take the direct line from the bottom rather than the traverse in from Baby Duck. Definitely never used a thread in BD, in fact most of my runners were closer to Limbo, but I think fair game for the line. It doesn't look like it from the ground, but the holds are all there and generally pretty positive!
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13

No single really hard move but really sustained. Awesome effort from Jack who ran up it.
JamesRich - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Alex Rhodes, Rob stanfield, Jack Bradbrook

Didn't think the crux was hard for 5c although it seemed very sustained and pretty pumpy. Very good climbing, a bit like limbo except a lot more crimpy not sure where this really fits in in terms of difficulty compared to other E2's.
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Alex Rhodes, James Rich, Rob Stanfield

HappyTrundler - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Chas

shoulders - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with rich smith

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Mar/12

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

Found this very hard but not sure if we went write way due to guide book being a little confusing. Put the first sling in baby duck then down climbed BD Back to the lower ivy sprouting ledges. Went striaght up the wall from here every move 5c found a piece of gear, then this is where I think I went wrong shud of gone straight up I think. In guide it mentions to ways of doing route up a diagonel crack or up right hand weakness. Well from right hand weakness I got into diagonel crack more hard 5c climbing, Tryed to get gear in crack pumped and fell off. Went back up after rest got some gear at the top of crack more 5c climbing up wall to metal steak. This has to be wrong to much 5c with no rests. Then finished up limbo cus cudn't face anymore my head was all over the place. Andy on the second agreed to hard for E2 more like E3 the way I went anyway.
Dale - Lead dog - Aug/11 with Andy

crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Tomar

Very cool wall climbing. Tricky move stepping right on the wall after fixing a thread on Baby Ducks. Gear it's all there but not straight forward.
Tomar - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Oli

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/10

just one more - Lead - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Good, fingery wall climbing
bpmclimb - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/09 with Bristoldave

Ceridwen - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/09 with Andy Mosienko

Hidden - 2nd dog - 17/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/09

Paz - 2nd rpt - 17/Feb/09 with WG

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/08 with CarolineH

CarolineH - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/08 with Dave

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with Robyn Nelson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/07

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Chris Snell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/06

gimmer - 2006

danp - Lead O/S - 2006

just one more - Lead - 15/Oct/05 with Max B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/04

furry - Lead O/S - 12/May/04 with Neil

Paz - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with TH

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - 2000

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

lowersharpnose - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/96 with tombawimba

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 04/Feb/95 with Neil Binns

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