Ahimsa*** E3 5c
[Tom Heslam following the wonderful top pitch of Ahimsa, 3 kb]Two long 5c pitches

Ticklists: Cheddar Summer 2011, Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs.

Photo: Tom Heslam following the wonderful top pitch of Ahimsa © www.climbpembroke.com

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

2nd first pitch, lead top. The gear maybe wasn't quite as good as I was expecting, but I placed a lot of it !
James Marshall - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14 with Pete Shepherd

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

tash - 2nd - 16/Jun/14 with ali k

p1 only
Cheese Monkey - 2nd dnf - 20/Sep/13 with Andy M

Hidden - AltLd RP - 29/Jun/12

pezzerrr - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/12

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Henry Castle

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Mar/12

Climbed Thor then P2 of Ahimsa, great pitch.
matt_read - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Edd Southwood

The rock was dry this time. Excellent top pitch. One of the best trad pitches I've done in cheddar.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Matt Read

Pitch 1 only. Dark prevented second pitch. Nice climbing. More gear than it looks from below.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/12 with Matt Read

As Edds description below. Powerful move at the start nice route from there. Well done to Edd for leading.
matt_read - 2nd O/S - 22/Jan/12 with Edd Southwood

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 23/Oct/11

P1 only, massive knee pain half way up, "adventurous" topout onto belay unable to bend left leg, much fun!
Justin T - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Cherry

led p1
Aaron Lines - AltLd - 03/Oct/11 with frank ramsay

Brilliant
frank ramsay - AltLd - Oct/11 with Aaron

Sam lead first pitch, which is a bit tricky to protect but pretty safe once you get the gear in. Great technical moves. Started up leading second pitch which I found very technical and strenuous bridging, still recovering from back injury. Backed off towards top of grove not to risk fall on back, and Sam finished it off in style. Defo one of the best routes I've done in Cheddar!
msoldn - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/11 with Sam

Lead Second pitch, Amazing exposure.
jacobjacob - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/10

Led P1. Snapped off a hold on the onsight :( lowered off, did it clean.
i_a_coops - AltLd - 11/Sep/10 with Jacob

just one more - Lead - 29/Jun/10 with Max B

Had tried it about the same time last year, but could only remember the odd bit of info on it. Led both pitches. The groove on p2 is simply superb. Fantastic route, very pleased to have done it!
AJM - Lead - 26/Jun/10 with Charles Hubbard

Chubbard - 2nd rpt - 26/Jun/10 with AJM

just one more - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Svenn G

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/10

Rich Kirby - AltLd - 17/Apr/10 with Tom Briggs

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - AltLd - 17/Apr/10 with Richard Kirby

led first pitch. first 10 metres or so really good- lots of small placements and thin techy moves. rest of the pitch solid overgrown vs. top pitch amazing!handy bolted belays.
w.pettet-smith - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with steve

Agony in new shoes.
Chubbard - AltLd rpt - 05/Jul/09 with AJM

just one more - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with tim b

Lead P1
Paz - AltLd dnf - 18/Oct/08 with WG

Chubbard - 2nd rpt - 20/Sep/08 with C Godfrey

Chubbard - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/07 with J Robinson

JimR - 2nd - 15/Nov/07 with Charles H

led P2 - brilliant pitch.
John Southworth - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Alex Jakubowski

Marti999 - Lead - Apr/07 with Mark Glaister

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Bottom pitch worked, top flashed.
Paz - Lead β - 10/Sep/06 with AR, MH

Tim Steward - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/05

Sat on the peg on P1. Didn't follow P2.
Paz - Lead dog - 11/Nov/04 with AS

Hidden - 04/Oct/03

guy xavier percival - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/98 with woody

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Oct/88

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1981 with Various

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Alan100, francois, ericinbristol, Dean177, andy dunn, richiebongo, Dr Caterpillar

Voting
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E40 of 13
easy E40 of 13
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E313 of 13
easy E30 of 13
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hard 6a0 of 13
6a0 of 13
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hard 5c6 of 13
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