6m. The slab right of Fifth Horseman.

Paul Fitzsimmons 2002

Robin Nichols 03/Oct Solo O/S
with Jim, Roger
Hidden 09/Aug Lead O/S
C Witter 15/Jul 2nd O/S

An eliminate. Think we did it right. Wasn't too hard, but glad I'm tall. Started up the wall directly between two cracks, which proved the trickiest part - and a recommended way to begin!

Bertbee 15/Jul Lead O/S

Made a real effort to stay on route with this and not reach out into the Fifth Horseman. Even so - HVS 5a? Must be harder if you are short... or something.

monkeymatt 01/Jul Lead dnf
with Harry Boston
Albachoss 16/May Solo O/S
MatthewH 26/Apr Lead O/S
with Andy S
stratandrew 26/Apr 2nd dog
MSchobitz 07/Mar Lead β

Stupidly eliminate. "... doesn't matter still counts!"

Calum Wadsworth 07/Mar Solo O/S

I reckon it would be better if more holds were eliminated.

with Emma
jameselee85 07/Mar 2nd β
with Steve Hogarth
angus ?/Mar Solo O/S
angus ?/Mar Solo O/S
Gerko ?/Aug/14 2nd
kermit_uk 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Michelle
Andrew Abraham 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Dan Timmis, Ky
oodie72 17/May/14 2nd O/S
with Ingo Boegeman, Fraser Campbell
MischaHY 26/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Rampikino 25/May/13 Lead
with MMC Various
deacondeacon 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S

This crag has far too many routes crammed next to each other. This is barely a line and certainly not independent. I climbed it with pebble in right hand (fifth Horseman?) and pebble in left hand. This way felt like a crap E1 5b

R2B 15/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Nick
Climbster 07/Sep/12 2nd β
with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 07/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Matt
Hidden 09/Aug/12 Lead O/S
tom bre 09/Aug/12 2nd rpt

Orinally did a clean on-sight top route years ago when I did not know that the climb existed. Mentioned to Paul that it went ok and he duly led it clean on-sight today. Great lead. Fun climbing though very bold

mrginna 05/Aug/12 Lead O/S
tombazal ?/Aug/12 2nd O/S
R2B 20/Jun/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 13/Jun/12 Lead β
Hidden 29/May/12 Lead
amccann 29/May/12 Lead β
timmyhobby 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
hoggy90 03/Mar/12 2nd
tompilgrem 25/Oct/11 Lead RP

Top roped it a couple of times before leading - definately feels an independent line on the lead!

with Dad
bobpilgrem 25/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Good lead by Tom after top roping cleanly

with Bob/Tom
disturbed_one51 14/Aug/11 Solo
Col Allott 28/Jun/11 Solo O/S

Awful. Barely independant. Worst climb I've ever done!

Ketu 08/May/11 2nd O/S
with Charles M
cem 08/May/11 Lead O/S
with Rob Truckle
Hidden 16/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden ?/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Ky ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Dan Timmis, Tim
Hidden 24/Mar/11 2nd O/S
Chi Cheng 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Rachel Slater 22/Mar/11 Solo O/S
AMarchant 17/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Sam Simpson 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Ky ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Tim
matthomas79 25/Sep/10 2nd dog
with Simon Palmer
simeclimb68 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S

it is a bit of a contrived route, i went up the centre of the slab to the pebble then went high right, E2 5B is a good grade

payeo20 25/Sep/10 TR
Tala M 25/Sep/10 TR dog

Only fell off because I was too short to reach the hold. Had to step into a higher pocket to reach the edge, at a stretch!

donkster 12/May/10 Lead rpt
with pete buswell, ben
cooper leek 12/May/10 2nd O/S
with pete, donk
joe.91 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
JamieSparkes 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Nick
Olli-C 28/Apr/10 2nd
Nick1812P 28/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Jamie
Peakpdr 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with nick
Andy Clarke 17/Oct/09 Lead rpt

Done this a couple of ways now, both well away from the line of Fifth Horseman, but neither of them seem to justify E2.

with Ralph
tompilgrem 26/Sep/09 TR
with Dad
Rampikino 13/Sep/09 Lead
with Cat
thomasadixon 16/Jun/09 Lead O/S

The obvious way (right hand on the pebble and reach up) is clearly far too easy to be this route! Nice done properly, though probably still nowhere near E2.

with andy
robman 14/Jun/09 Solo O/S

not to sure if i climbed this or the hvs to the side!!!

Glyn Davidson 16/Apr/09 Lead O/S

E2 5b? Why?

michael burrows 16/Apr/09 2nd
John Marsland 23/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Goi
goi.ashmore 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S


with John Marsland
Hidden 03/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead
Whealiebob 24/May/08 Lead O/S

Thought I'd done Fifth Horseman, but was flicking through Terry's new guide and found I'd done this! Thought it was scary for HVS, but wouldn't have thought it was E2.

with Terry
Hidden 07/Oct/07 TR dog
Rampikino 27/Jul/07 Lead
with Cat
alj 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with leon skeldon
Hidden 01/Apr/07 TR
donkster ??/2007 Lead O/S
with pete buswell
paul79 ??/2007 -
maffujones 18/Jun/06 Solo
burnt ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S

Very bloody scary as the only bit of gear I had protecting the crux fell out.

with Richard Kirk
Hidden 08/Jun/04 Lead O/S
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