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The Low Girdle* VS 4c

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Easiest line at low height. Try it solo at high tide - perhaps the best route on the crag.
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This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Solo - 04/Sep/13

Usual lap of right to left and back again with a few solos thrown in. Felt easier today as tide a bit lower than usual, and plenty of chalk on the holds! Super hot weather....
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 18/Jul/13

jev - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/13 with James

James90 - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/13 with jev

Hadn't planned on climbing this but the tide had decided I was going to, no knowledge of the route at all, nearly fell at one point and never been more terrified.. still awesome fun though.
EvLeYe - Solo O/S - 01/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/13

Tide at a good height today, high enough but not too high to make it hard. Did the usual right to left and back with a few extras thrown in, good workout...
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 20/Jul/12

Completely different when the tide is out, much easier than at high tide but there is quite a high section in the middle. About VS....
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 28/Jun/12

Timed it perfectly for a high spring tide, still wouldn't want to fall in though! Lovely sustained climbing, went both ways in the end, but more like HVS 5b I reckon especially if you stay low around Pain Pillar. Seemed harder going left to right though I was pretty pumped by then...not bad effort from 7 month pregnant lady though she retreated when it got tricky at Pain Pillar!
Chad123 - Solo O/S - 09/May/12 with Emily

mshorter - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/12 with erika

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/11

R-L. Got a little higher than I'd have liked around pain pillar, with the tide on its way out
Thoms6974 - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/11

Hidden - Sent - 03/Oct/10

Basking in the sun..
Lawrie Brand - Solo rpt - 17/Jun/10 with Mariana, Mina

Hidden - Solo rpt - 29/May/10

Great route, quite tricky in places at high tide especially in the low light.
sebrider - Solo - 20/May/10

A bit tricky around Saracen and Toerag's wall, but the will to stay dry pulled me through
kdlauder - Solo β - 21/Apr/10 with james

franksnb - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/10

enjoyable, though I did meander up and down a bit.
JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2010

Ace. Done with tide in as suggested in guidebook (though water not all that deep). A few tricky bits, and falling would be quite undesirable! Good seaside adventure :)
KeithAlexander - Solo - 27/Sep/09

Lawrie Brand - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/08

Done when the tide was right up - absolutely fantastic. Water is deep enough to fall into. Stay low below pain pillar to pull round a blank section using a crimp sidepull for LH and some smooth RH holds. Fell in there! Hard! (V2)
paulpitcher - Solo - 04/Jul/08 with Solo

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - Sep/07

el diablo - 2007

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jun/06

Amazing high tide, sun shining, the best.
andymoin - Solo O/S - 13/May/06 with Chemhoyish

whispering nic - Solo - 29/Oct/05

graemecook - May/05

BRUCESTRAC - 2005

Captain Solo - Solo - 13/Jun/04 with Colin

220bpm - Solo O/S - 22/May/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2004

Didn't complete largely to do with the fact that with a great splosh, Chris went swimming!
samwelli - Solo dnf - 05/Oct/02 with Reuben Brown and Chris Naylor

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/01

Hidden - Solo - Oct/99

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1998

Yourlead - Lead - 22/Aug/93 with Gillian Lyall

Ric fell in and waded back in the scuddy!
Yourlead - Solo - 22/Aug/91 with Ric Gregory

Moses - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/86

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Voting
Total votes cast 30
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS0 of 9
easy HVS1 of 9
hard VS1 of 9
VS7 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
hard HS0 of 9
HS0 of 9
easy HS0 of 9
hard 5a0 of 10
5a0 of 10
easy 5a1 of 10
hard 4c2 of 10
4c7 of 10
easy 4c0 of 10
hard 4b0 of 10
4b0 of 10
easy 4b0 of 10
3 Stars8 of 11
2 Stars2 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed32 of 41 (78.0%)
Lead3 of 41 (7.3%)
Followed1 of 41 (2.4%)
Bouldered1 of 41 (2.4%)
Alt Leads1 of 41 (2.4%)
Unknown3 of 41 (7.3%)

'Climbed'14 of 41 (34.1%)
clean O/S20 of 41 (48.8%)
clean β1 of 41 (2.4%)
clean rpt5 of 41 (12.2%)
dnf1 of 41 (2.4%)