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Odd Boots HVS 5b

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10m. A microroute with one 5b move, often soloed, although the landing isn't ideal as the sapling is in the way. There is a cam placement if desired. The route lies on the short grey wall which forms the right-hand side of the Alpine Ridge. Start just right of a sapling, and climb the wall direct to an overlap at 5m. Pull over; then scramble easily to the crest of the ridge.
M Raine (solo) 29/Jun/2002
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This climb is in 85 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

gjh - Lead RP - 30/Mar/14

madguernseyboy - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/14 with Lucy Plowman

shim - 2nd - Mar/14

BenRyle - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Tom Coombe, Beckett

Chazwoz - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/14

James Jackson - 2014

sheelba - Solo - 23/Nov/13

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13

Easty14 - Solo - 24/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/13

Neil Gay - Solo β - 22/Jul/13 with Ben Bird

BenBird - 2nd - 22/Jul/13 with Neil Gay

Neil Gay - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/13 with Stew Nutter

First few moves are hard with a big move to get over the crux. Nice short bouldering style route with a very welcome cam placement!
Stew nutter - Lead RP - 14/Jul/13 with Neil gay

Neil Gay - TR O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Al Gay

Hidden - TR rpt - 21/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 2013

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/12

needs a bouldering grade not a trad grade :)
arandall - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/12 with remus knowles

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/12

J.Atkins - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/12

Pete Rigby - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/12

kelliroberts3 - Solo β - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo RP - 19/Feb/12

First climb of the day, brilliant route, bit short but plent of gear after the crux,
Mikey1988 - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Gareth Berwick

bpmclimb - Solo rpt - 06/Jan/12

j miller - Lead O/S - 2012

riddle - Solo O/S - 12/Nov/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Oct/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Oct/11

will909 - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/11

Pete Scott - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Jimbo

stuntsbyjon - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - TR - 25/May/11

Hidden - TR - 25/May/11

nick hawkins - Lead - 22/May/11 with steve

Steve27 - Lead - 22/May/11 with Nick Hawkins

hutchay - Solo O/S - 16/May/11

Not E1 & Waste of time
Uberpussy - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/11

cas smerdon - TR - 06/Apr/11 with mark joyce

Neil Tucker - Lead - Apr/11 with Richard Reynolds

Andyh83 - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/11

HVS, but 5a or 5b?
bpmclimb - Solo rpt - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Oct/10

Jonathan Emett - Solo O/S - 25/Oct/10 with jimbo

Did this again as unsure of the grade. Still unsure! It's probably E0 5a/b.
bpmclimb - Solo rpt - 22/Oct/10

Felt very easy for the grade.thought i was in the wrong place but there were no other 'good' grey bits of rock around!
tobydunford - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/09

First evening session of the year. Pleasant move low down getting lots easier higher up.
AJM - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/09 with Ali Baylay

Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Mar/09

alexisg - Solo - 08/Nov/08

lemon - Lead RP - 13/Jul/08 with James Chidgey

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/08

Hidden - Solo - 02/Apr/08

ian d f - Lead - 2008

igneouscarl - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/07

this is not a route - it is a boulder problem - V1 5b
The Pylon King - Solo - 18/Sep/07

dcomeau - Solo rpt - 08/Sep/07

The crux is low and very poorly protectable.
dcomeau - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/07

guy xavier percival - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/07 with none

John_Hat - Solo O/S - Aug/07 with Kevin

Jason Gotel - 2nd - Aug/07 with Mike Alderton

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Apr/07

freelancer_85 - TR rpt - 18/Apr/07 with Megan

Both of us got it on the second attempt. Solo next time? Maybe.
freelancer_85 - TR rpt - 21/Mar/07 with Megan

jimjimmyjimjim - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/07

surprisingly easy
ebunick - Solo β - 18/Feb/07

Oddjob - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/07

Tom87 - Solo RP - 17/Feb/07

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 17/Dec/06 with Clare

Hidden - Solo - 16/Aug/06

bpmclimb - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/06

Paul Robertson - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/06

JamieAyres - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/06 with Nick Ingram

BruceW - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/06

KRB - Solo O/S - 21/Jan/06

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 2006

chris sm - Lead O/S - 2006 with Haggis Harris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005

James Moyle - Lead β - 10/Sep/04

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Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard E10 of 5
E10 of 5
easy E10 of 5
hard HVS0 of 5
HVS3 of 5
easy HVS1 of 5
hard VS1 of 5
VS0 of 5
easy VS0 of 5
hard 5c0 of 16
5c0 of 16
easy 5c0 of 16
hard 5b0 of 16
5b3 of 16
easy 5b4 of 16
hard 5a9 of 16
5a0 of 16
easy 5a0 of 16
3 Stars0 of 16
2 Stars0 of 16
1 Star3 of 16
0 Stars11 of 16
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Style of ascent

Soloed45 of 85 (52.9%)
Lead22 of 85 (25.9%)
Followed7 of 85 (8.2%)
Toproped10 of 85 (11.8%)
Unknown1 of 85 (1.2%)

'Climbed'21 of 85 (24.7%)
clean O/S44 of 85 (51.8%)
clean β4 of 85 (4.7%)
clean rpt10 of 85 (11.8%)
clean RP5 of 85 (5.9%)
dnf1 of 85 (1.2%)