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Captain Swing** E3 5c

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[Captain Swing, Exploading Galaxy Wall, Avon Gorge  , 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.
D Ivory, E Hart Jul/1973

Photo: Captain Swing, Exploading Galaxy Wall, Avon Gorge © Will Goldsmith
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 38 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Pitch 3 is brilliant. Felt a bit jittery setting off on it, boxed out of my tree by the top. Startled a jackdaw chick at the belay.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with George

Not fit enough for the sustained bit at the top. Fantastic route.
georgeevans88 - 2nd dog - 06/Jun/14 with Alex Winter

Hidden - 2014

pitch 3 only
Aaron Lines - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with frank ramsay

Pitch 3 is awesome - the jugs come in the nick of time giving a chance to savour the amazing exposure
Mark Warnett - AltLd O/S - May/12 with Princess Diana

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Oct/11

Top pitch, I had forgotten how wonderful this top pitch is, so many pegs you have to start ignoring them.
John Mcshea - AltLd rpt - 21/Oct/11 with Cherry Bedford, Justin Timms

Just p3. By the time I started climbing it was dark. Climbing in down jacket with empty chalkbag was a mistake! HOT!
Richard Hall - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/11 with Howard

billb - AltLd - Jul/10 with Graham A

richiebongo - Lead - 21/Jun/10 with Nick Smith

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Aug/09

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

Great climbing with good gear. 5c moves through crux pretty goey, got totally pumped and had to rest.
msoldn - Lead - 20/May/09 with Andy

P3 only
Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/09 with Joe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/08

P3 only
Paz - 2nd rpt - 26/Sep/08 with WG

IceMonkey1982 - 08/Jun/08

`Escaped' up this, after trying the top of Psychopath Way (6b) in mistake for the top of Unknown Pleasures (E3 5c).
Paz - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/06 with TS

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/06

Lead P1+P3. Retched from the difficulty, left speechless by the fun-factor quality.
Paz - AltLd O/S - 14/May/06 with RJ

Jo McCready - 2006

Bern - 2006

Hidden - 2006

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - May/05 with Steve Yeoman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/05

joe_alexander - 2nd dog - 31/Jan/05 with Nick Gillette

Hidden - 2nd dog - Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/04

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

lowersharpnose - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/97 with Adam

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 30/Apr/95

Pete Ogden - 2nd - 1990 with Nigel Birtwell

First pitch Yellow Edge
shark - AltLd - 19/Apr/86 with Bruce Woodley

Lead pitches 1 and 3.
stp - AltLd O/S - 29/Nov/83

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/83

andy gittins - 1983

Hidden - 1981

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Dean177, Hidden, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 29
hard E40 of 10
E40 of 10
easy E40 of 10
hard E32 of 10
E38 of 10
easy E30 of 10
hard E20 of 10
E20 of 10
easy E20 of 10
hard 6a0 of 10
6a0 of 10
easy 6a0 of 10
hard 5c0 of 10
5c10 of 10
easy 5c0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 10
5b0 of 10
easy 5b0 of 10
3 Stars8 of 9
2 Stars1 of 9
1 Star0 of 9
0 Stars0 of 9
Bag of .....0 of 9
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Style of ascent

Lead14 of 38 (36.8%)
Followed8 of 38 (21.1%)
Alt Leads9 of 38 (23.7%)
Unknown7 of 38 (18.4%)

'Climbed'14 of 38 (36.8%)
clean O/S17 of 38 (44.7%)
clean rpt4 of 38 (10.5%)
dogged3 of 38 (7.9%)