Chris's Arete** HS 4b
[Chris's Arete, 3 kb]Climb the arete in two parts to a finish on the left. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 136 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

dpovey - 2nd - 12/Oct/14

CallumSmith - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14

captjon - 26/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 27/Aug/14

Tricky start, good lead from fiona
prog99 - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Fiona

Stiff start (went direct) and quite pumpy but a very good route. Down climbed after doing the hard bits for a rest then back up to the top in one go. No one else did the start my way. My knees are now black and blue from repeatedly demonstrating what I did!
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Mike

Elsier - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Ian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14

Pretty tricky bottom section for HS...something about bags of sand.
mike_tamanawis - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Chris Hop

cpforbes - 2nd O/S - 11/May/14 with Chris Down

Hard start!
akhutton88 - 2nd - 15/Apr/14 with Ewan

ewan i - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Aimee

Michael Haywood - Lead - 15/Apr/14 with Tim Chamberlain

Woodiee - 2nd rpt - 23/Mar/14 with Tom Pitchforth

Fantastic
Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/14

planetmarshall - 2nd - 16/Mar/14 with Christopher Douglas

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/14

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 15/Mar/14 with Mark Anstiss

Hidden - 2nd β - 15/Mar/14

Klingon - Lead - 09/Feb/14 with Nimble

Dervey - 2014

Thought I'd done this before, so turned out harder than I expected! Lowered off for rests (twice) then got to top clean on 3rd attempt. Mix of toprope and lead in the end!
sarah hawker - Lead dog - 15/Dec/13 with bob

blackreaver - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with NUMC

Lovely route, dirct finish didn't feel out of character.
salix - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Jules, Frazer

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/13 with Emma

Klingon - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with Capt Kirk

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Paulina Pilarska

jonnysims - 2nd - 21/Jul/13 with Ron Lake

a hidden classic!
The Big Sender - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with robert taylor

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/13

Adrianw - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/13 with Davva, Natalie Wilson

Dav va - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with Adrian Wilson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

duzinga - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Jie

Roberttaylor - Solo rpt - 04/May/13

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Mike Mason

Roberttaylor - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Isolde

Hidden - 2nd RP - 20/Apr/13

Nice pitch; stepping back onto the nose gives a nice bit of exposure feeling
Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Scott Baxtleby

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

Seconded in the dark.
James90 - 2nd - Nov/12

08nbrierley - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Ivan

Macleod - 2nd β - 15/Jul/12 with louise, alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

First climb of the day - quite the epic! Started right and stepped across.
Baggie - 15/Jul/12

keithlambley - Lead - 26/May/12 with Tricia G

dakidunn - Lead dnf - 27/Mar/12 with Tim Davies

David Cowley - 2nd - 06/Mar/12 with Malcolm Watson

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Feb/12

Tired. Wimped out. The third fastest decent I've done. 2nd=leaning grooves fall. 1st=Prampushers Paradise
Klingon - Lead dnf - 19/Feb/12 with Clyde, Capt Kirk

allyrocke - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/12 with Rob Young

samfayers - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/11

s.scott - 2nd - 11/Nov/11 with samfayers

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11

Macleod - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with anthony

Antd - 2nd - 22/Oct/11

Will Hunt - 2nd O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Duncan MacNeil

pblurton - 2nd - 22/Oct/11 with Shane

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/11

Klingon - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Jack

Direct finish(HVS), very easy at that grade, very nice climb though!!
David_Gledson - Lead - 03/Jun/11 with Rich Timms

direct hvs easy. lots of gear and big holds -overgraded
timmsy - 2nd - 02/Jun/11

oliverk - Lead - 29/May/11 with Tim Lukins

Hidden - 2nd dog - 29/May/11

mr spoon - Lead - 21/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

Direct (jumpy) start.
Thoms6974 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Matt

radioshed - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/11 with andy t

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo - 23/Jan/11

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 30/Aug/10

rgd1977 - TR - 22/Aug/10

Hidden - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/10

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

burto - Solo O/S - 17/Mar/10

markhammonds - 2nd - 14/Mar/10 with Donald Slater

fall-line - Lead rpt - 14/Mar/10 with Mark Hammonds

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/10 with -

Hidden - Solo β - 03/Mar/10

carlh - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/09

Hidden - Lead - 07/Nov/09

fall-line - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/09 with Clare Muir

went the wrong way and got knackered
chrism225 - Lead dnf - 27/Sep/09 with polly, dave

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/09

stimpey - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/09 with Tom, Cas

Timpy1584 - 2nd - 31/Aug/09 with Caz, Steve

Did the start of this, but probably finished up Twin Cracks, or a hybrid of the two
sarah hawker - 2nd dog - 30/Aug/09 with John Tucker

Swung around on one arm to the arete but stayed on the rock.
johnjb - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/09 with Andy P

odox - Solo - 10/Jun/09

iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 27/May/09 with Sam Wood

Much easier to solo than to lead!
odox - 17/May/09 with Kat Petit

French Erick - Solo O/S - 09/May/09 with Dave Kerr

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/09

Phill_ Thompson - Lead - 2009

Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with John F

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/08

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Sean + Andy

Sean Bell - 2nd O/S - 06/May/08 with Tim, Andy

very nice climbing, the crawling thro gorse to get out isnt tho, bringing a saw next time.
andymoin - 2nd O/S - 06/May/08 with Sean, Tim Cross

Bit of a struggle at the start
Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Mike P

chrissylee - 2nd - Apr/08 with Tom Hopper

Maz J - 2008

snowy owl - Lead - 22/Sep/07 with Ben Alcock

andyandy - Lead - 09/Apr/07 with Ben

Hidden - 01/Apr/07

Interesting climb, quite exposed, and it got wetter as I climbed higher (due to the rain).
Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/06 with Steve Orrell

chris2451 - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with David Brigham

dj_brigham05 - 2nd O/S - Jul/06 with Chris Thain

DGY - AltLd - 01/Jun/06 with John

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/06

barney_edin - Lead - 04/Sep/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/05

DGY - Jun/05 with John

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 2005 with claire salter

excellent, tough for the grade
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/04 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/02

gypsy3006 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/99

Roget - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/98 with jim

greenroom - Lead O/S - 1996

whispering nic - Solo - Mar/94

Hidden - 1994

David Smith - Aug/92 with Margaret Smith

Hidden - 1989

malc - Solo - 10/Nov/85

Paul Clarke - 1980 with NUMC

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Voting
Total votes cast 75
hard VS0 of 26
VS3 of 26
easy VS2 of 26
hard HS14 of 26
HS7 of 26
easy HS0 of 26
hard S0 of 26
S0 of 26
easy S0 of 26
hard 4c0 of 24
4c3 of 24
easy 4c12 of 24
hard 4b6 of 24
4b3 of 24
easy 4b0 of 24
hard 4a0 of 24
4a0 of 24
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