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The Wedge VS 5a

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The blunter of the twin buttresses has a tricky move before the angle drops back. Escape off left or finish up Wedge Rib. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 209 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

morganator - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/14

Theeni - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/14

Short lived but excellent
chris p duck - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Chris R

Mr Christian - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/14 with chris p duck

runestone - 2nd - 12/Jun/14 with Jeff

jazzyjeff - 2nd - 02/Jun/14 with Sean

Slabdancer - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/14 with Scott Wilbur

Ben_Megson - 2nd - 11/Apr/14

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Nov/13

lanc23 - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13

Crag was soaked so thought I'd push my hungover grade.
Matthew Ferrier - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Alex McCann

amccann - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/13

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/13

Midgy.
victim of mathematics - 2nd rpt - 14/Sep/13 with J-Ro

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/13

slacky - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/13 with Mel, Ben

matt.stevenson - Lead O/S - Aug/13

MrTeej2 - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Simon Tyrrell

simontyrrell - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13

gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Andrew Deacon

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13

Phil West - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/13 with Chris Tan

Really enjoyed top section. Gear worse on bottom section than anticipated, but move fine if not over thought.
clairejane - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Poet Helen Mort

Hinchrn - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Tim Johns

jwpil - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Jake

Jake Young - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Jack

Lazytraveller - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13 with Tom Luff

hipyhop - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/13 with Jordan

danny269 - 2nd - 01/Jun/13 with Keir

Felt much easier than 5a, although the gear for the crux is behind a slightly worrying sounding block. VS 4b?
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 17/May/13 with Jaime

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/13

MikeLell - Solo O/S - 02/May/13

avin_a_look - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Adam Harvey

simon mitchie - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/13

pie_eater_pete - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/13 with bwestwood

bwestwood - Solo - 03/Mar/13 with pete sargeant

chrisicles - 2nd - Mar/13

Felt a lot less scary on second.
Jackwd - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Charley Fell

Shame about the middle section...
charley - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with JackD

Martin Davies - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/12

auld al - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

harold walmsley - Solo rpt - 04/Sep/12

Phill Mitch - Solo - 19/Aug/12

adamjeffs - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12

Initial move seemed quite hard.
AlexxelA - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Paul Deane

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

hellboundblr - 2nd - 18/May/12 with Seb

Sebastien Gastaud - Lead O/S - 18/May/12 with Bryan Lewis

Jackwd - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12

Smithy Smith - Solo O/S - 31/Mar/12

Barefoot
Daniel Heath - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/12

bwestwood - Lead - 12/Mar/12

wi11 - Solo O/S - 13/Jan/12

Jack_Lewin - 2nd O/S - 03/Oct/11 with lewk_c

lewk_c - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/11 with Jack Lewin

samuel.stevens - Lead - 27/Sep/11

Cwallace - Lead - 27/Sep/11

Cwallace - 2nd - 27/Sep/11

al123 - Solo - 24/Aug/11

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 22/Aug/11 with Bern Hardman

pblurton - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Rosie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11

Hard bouldery start but great fun.
wishicud climbHVS - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Big Fat Dan

bigdan050 - Lead - 27/Jul/11 with Tosh

1906johns - 20/Jul/11

Jim Malo - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11

stratandrew - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with Gareth Williams

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

gw3285 - Lead - 26/Jun/11

Deezel65 - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Gareth Hoosen

jon clayton - Lead - 02/May/11 with Hannah Sinnott

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with d

Roberttaylor - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/11

PeteH - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/11

jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/11

mark20 - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/11

harold walmsley - Solo rpt - 14/Mar/11

Hidden - 14/Mar/11

Eddie1234 - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Chris Anderson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11

Danny Crump - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Richard Apthorp

chrisanderson - 2nd - 12/Mar/11

gavster2405 - Lead - Mar/11 with Ian Pegg

ipegg - 2nd - Mar/11 with Gavin Philips

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/11

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - Dec/10

cliffrad - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10

sadsetts - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/10 with Ronny

oooeese - 2nd β - 17/Oct/10 with james brewer

delicate move was a little higher than expected, ran away into the gully
JamieSparkes - Solo dnf - 21/Sep/10

John Lewis - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Gemma

Zygoticgema - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with John Lewis

v man - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Kat

The only hard bits were at the bottom and at the top, but the middle is boring - you could basically scramble up. Like climbing 2 very short routs
ekaterina sigida - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Lewis Vaughan

Jim Slater - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/10

Batt - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with James Hoyes

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with liv_the_div

kermit_uk - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Steve Woolass

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Dan Simmonds, Eddy Webster

DaNo123 - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Hanzler

wazir.safeer - 2nd O/S - 22/May/10 with Alkis

Alkis - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Saf

stefie c - 2nd - 16/May/10

Anthony Allsopp - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10 with Richard Wilkinson

Richard G Wilkinson - Lead O/S - 09/May/10 with Anthony Allsopp

JohnAI - Lead - 15/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - Apr/10

nice warm up route
beeson_paul - Lead - 17/Mar/10

Not great gear placement
j.r.murph - Lead - 11/Mar/10

jon clayton - Solo - 11/Mar/10

intotheoutside - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/09

frume - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/09 with Saff

iccy - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Dave Thornton

Ben Watts - 2nd - 12/Sep/09 with Kyle Rance

Kyle Rance - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with Ben Watts

Ketu - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/09 with Nigel

Craig McMahon - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Pete

chris murnin - Lead - 02/Sep/09

vertigo - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/09

Ben Harper - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Richard Dagan

Brown - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/09 with Solo

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/09

aurore - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Steve

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09

Duck Egg - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Jon Stewart

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/09

sadsetts - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Al

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/09 with Chris FitzHugh

Nice delicate crux move over pretty questionable gear. Shame it is so short.
Smeggles - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/09 with Albatross Stu

stuartmunn - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/09 with Meg

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09

shyster boulder - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/09

BRUCESTRAC - 2009

keith leonard - 2009

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2009

Hidden - Solo - 2009

Bram - Lead - 21/Nov/08

SteveM - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/08 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd - 15/Oct/08 with SteveM

petemeads - Solo - 29/Aug/08

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08 with Shaun Walby

shaun walby - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08

A pointless outing really. One 5a move at the start and the rest dead easy. Do flying buttress instead !
dave_middleton - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/08 with Marek

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08

Franco Cookson OLD - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/08

Malcolm Tucker's Sweary Aunt - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Chris Tan

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 07/May/08

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/08 with Rose Williams

Rose Williams - Lead - 23/Apr/08 with Gareth

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/08

frecro - Solo O/S - Mar/08

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 17/Feb/08

Stig - 2nd rpt - 12/Feb/08 with Ray

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

sstanier - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/07 with Sam Clarke

Sam Clarke - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/07 with Sam Stanier

popebenedictus - TR O/S - 06/Oct/07 with Edd Rab

edd rab - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07 with Ben Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/07 with Ben H

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/07

Chris the Tall - Solo rpt - 27/Aug/07

Dan Leach - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/07 with Tom Bellfield

Jim Vach - Solo O/S - 19/May/07

Rosie Henstock - 2nd - 08/Apr/07 with Laurence

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Rosie Henstock

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/07

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/07 with Luke Brooks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/07

Nicos - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/07 with solo

collingwood - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/06 with gaz wilson

Tobias at Home - 2006

Stig - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/05 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

ChrisJD - Lead - Apr/05 with Clare

Hidden - Lead - 2004

Phil West - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/03

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 20/Apr/02 with A. Murray

Roget - Solo O/S - Feb/02

John Kettle - Lead - 2002

Ian Archer - 2nd O/S - 12/May/01 with Mike Kirby

Hidden - Lead - May/01

Hidden - Solo O/S - Sep/00

tlr - Solo - 2000

Hidden - 2000

rocktigger - Solo O/S - 2000

bigphil - Solo - 18/Jun/98

iskra2000 - Lead - 10/Sep/95 with Mark Leach

Both led
Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/94 with Rachel Nicolson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/May/94

babymoac - Lead - 12/Jul/92 with Manda

Hidden - Solo - 26/Jun/89

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - May/89

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 08/Feb/89 with Dad

Andy Say - Solo - 01/Oct/88

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/88

Iain Thow - 2nd - 10/May/87 with Graham Holland, Julian England

Dave Musgrove - 02/Apr/86

GordonHart - Solo O/S - 1986

John Marsland - Solo - 29/May/85

Hidden - Solo O/S - Oct/78

mikej - Solo - 01/Jun/69 with E

mikej - Solo - 04/May/67 with Geoff Williams

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Voting
Total votes cast 88
hard HVS0 of 32
HVS0 of 32
easy HVS0 of 32
hard VS1 of 32
VS23 of 32
easy VS6 of 32
hard HS0 of 32
HS2 of 32
easy HS0 of 32
hard 5b0 of 32
5b0 of 32
easy 5b0 of 32
hard 5a0 of 32
5a14 of 32
easy 5a12 of 32
hard 4c3 of 32
4c0 of 32
easy 4c3 of 32
3 Stars0 of 24
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1 Star16 of 24
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Style of ascent

Soloed54 of 209 (25.8%)
Lead88 of 209 (42.1%)
Followed54 of 209 (25.8%)
Toproped1 of 209 (0.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 209 (0.5%)
Unknown11 of 209 (5.3%)

'Climbed'72 of 209 (34.4%)
clean O/S127 of 209 (60.8%)
clean β1 of 209 (0.5%)
clean rpt8 of 209 (3.8%)
dnf1 of 209 (0.5%)