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Belshazzar** HVS 5a

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 128 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

spidey - 2nd - 11/Jul/14 with mat lamb

davebrox - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/14 with Paul Evans

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/14

P1 only as both options p2 wet
Dizz - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/14 with David

Really good climbing on all 3 pitches. Led 2nd pitch but over laced it with gear and ended up running out of gear and belaying 20ft from tree.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Tony Ball

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jun/14

Hidden - TR - 28/May/14

will moy - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with paul taylor

paultaylor - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Will I Am

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/14

Matt250 - AltLd O/S - 08/Mar/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Mar/14

andyclimber - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/13

Pitch 1 only. Andy = gear fairy
DanTT - Lead β - 29/Aug/13 with Andy @ PYB (coach Andy)

Valiant lead by Kyle after I backed off the second pitch. Really excellent climbing, 3* IMO.
woody0606 - 2nd - 06/Aug/13 with Kyle Williamson

p1 & 2, p2 a little wet - still stupidly good fun
Kyle87 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13

Route description at the top seems to diverge from reality. Nice move after the first belay though.
Pete_Frost - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Kirsten Donovan

p1 - seemed hard or I'm weak!
kirsten - AltLd - 01/Jun/13 with pete

Did first pitch
rbharries - Lead rpt - 29/May/13 with ollie mentalz

Hidden - AltLd - 15/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/May/13

Belayed half way up pitch 2 as didn't fancy the look of the traverse, and wasn't sure which way it went, Kev took over and found a way across, seemed a lot harder than 5a to me.
MikeLeeds - AltLd - 04/May/13 with Kevin Bowser

alpinismo.uk - 2nd - 27/Apr/13

P1
Ollie B - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with T.Ripley

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with brmc members

The alternate finish, straight up, an easier but less spectacular finish at the same grade
simeclimb68 - Solo rpt - 06/Apr/13

Superb. Lead P2, don't wimp out and miss the awesome traverse...
jezb1 - AltLd - 05/Apr/13

Hidden - 05/Apr/13

Excellent but thin traverse on pitch 2, will have to go back and led this pitch one day, led pitches 1 & 3 which were also good. Top route.
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Trevor Wilson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Feb/13

tim20 - 2013

P1 only to end the day
Steve Woollard - 2nd - 22/Aug/12 with John Cooke

Bottom pitch only
ejellard - 2nd β - 03/Aug/12

better than expected
mynyddresident - AltLd - 28/Jul/12 with joe

brockers - Lead - 19/May/12 with Maggie Bass

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/12

simonp - Lead O/S - May/12 with Annelies Sarrazyn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/12

Lead pitch 2
Spidermunkie - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/12

J,M,J Challenging second pitch for the second as well as the leader!
Marq - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with James Rowe

Finished up the rib rather than traverse into Rienetta. Just possible from the 1st belay with 50m ropes!
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Jaime

Led p2. Had done part of it before on Daddy Cool, but first time I have done Belshazzar, surprised how good it was
harold walmsley - AltLd O/S - 07/Feb/12 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 19/Nov/11

Bottom pitch only, backed off due to the wet.
williap - 2nd - 12/Nov/11 with adam radcliffe

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Joe

Top roped pitch one - with Kath bromfield instructing. Really nice layback!
Liz Wakelin - TR - 18/Aug/11 with Carolyn Scott

Hidden - TR - 14/Aug/11

Very cool climb
TimKnight - TR O/S - 05/Aug/11

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Ann S

Eye poppingly brilliant traverse into the tree belay. I felt a bit like Tarzan about to swing for miles on a liana but the grade felt 4b/c.
Ann S - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Adam

Glyn - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11 with rod

Hidden - 02/Jun/11

Hidden - 12/May/11

led with TR above as part for BMC Clubs training day. one slippery/greasy section, lovely layback and good gear.
lithos - Lead - 01/May/11 with Matt Stygall

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/11

Led P2
givemetea - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Robert

RD P1 and P3 cleanly, came off seconding where Roslyn had put in an additional traverse
rd20 - AltLd dog - 10/Apr/11 with Roslyn

Led 2nd pitch
garywong - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Patrick Goodwin

matt.woodfield - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/11

dan ely - AltLd - 08/Apr/11 with tony (army)

Tom Livingstone - AltLd O/S - Feb/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/11

popov86 - AltLd - 20/Jan/11

Tim Sparrow - 2011

PAJames - 2011

alasdair19 - 2011

SimonvanDam - AltLd - 20/Nov/10

P1, best laybacking pitch ever. Dan took the wrong traverse on P2, down climbing Daddy cool, I ended up seconding the moves with no gear till the tree belay, pretty glad I didn't fall off!
The Green Giant - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/10 with Dan with the van

dan-8990 - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/10 with AO

Ieuan - 2nd - 10/Oct/10

griff90 - Lead - 10/Oct/10

good route, did the direct finish (too easy for 5b like it says in new trem guide) then did the traverse after daddy cool.. all ryans gear came out an it felt pretty scary.. would have taken a monster pendulum into the corner. and have done the rennetta finish in the past. good route. first pitch is easier than it looks
adam06 - 2nd - 10/Oct/10 with Ryan

spidey - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with adam

first pitch only
r.greaves - 2nd - 16/May/10 with aled davies

rob1 - AltLd - 03/May/10 with Dave Williams

loz1234 - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 16/Apr/10

tomosb - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Darren Thompson

Thought I was doing One Step in The Clouds. Wasn't. Was still good.
whiting.jp - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10

simeclimb68 - 2010

philw - 2010

RachelP - 2nd - 23/Oct/09 with Chris

Liam FLeming - Lead - 23/Oct/09 with barni

barni - AltLd O/S - 23/Oct/09 with Liam fleming

There are a few testing parts to pitch 2. Route in hard to read on P2 and little dirty in places.
ritchierich - AltLd rpt - 04/Oct/09 with Wyn Price

Hidden - TR - 02/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/09

Nebulous - Apr/09

Hidden - TR - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

peter myers - AltLd O/S - 2008 with Colin Buxton, Sally Lisle, Owen Barnicott, Tom Sylvester, Simon Bennet

Meg Jones - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/07 with Tim Griffin

MikeT - Lead rpt - Jul/07 with GR SIr

MikeT - AltLd rpt - Jul/07 with SP

MikeT - AltLd - Apr/07 with SP

ritchierich - AltLd rpt - Sep/06 with Bob Dickson

gripped01 - AltLd - Jun/06

ritchierich - AltLd O/S - 25/May/06 with Rob Greenwood

Hidden - AltLd - 07/May/06

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2006

abercolin - AltLd - May/05 with Simon Palmer

Hidden - AltLd - 2005

paul m hadley - Lead - 2004

samwelli - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/03 with Steve Hobbs

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2003

auld al - AltLd O/S - May/00

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/96

Tim Bateman - AltLd - 14/May/95

Got Lost
Budge - AltLd - 1994 with Rod Gritten

michael burrows - AltLd - 13/Jan/90 with tony barnett

Hidden - 1990

michael burrows - AltLd O/S - 04/May/86 with jim kite

Melok - AltLd - 1985

nigehughes - AltLd - Jul/83 with Pete Kay

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1980

steve L - 1979

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jan/77

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 1977 with Will Walker

Mike Owen - 29/Feb/76 with John Roberts

First time about 1976.
David Smith - AltLd - 1976 with Al Bennett

petemeads - Lead - 1975

rogerskews - 04/Jul/73 with Keith Jenkins

mikej - Lead - 21/Mar/71 with Stewart Grant, E

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Voting
Total votes cast 39
hard E10 of 13
E10 of 13
easy E10 of 13
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HVS11 of 13
easy HVS0 of 13
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VS0 of 13
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hard 5b1 of 13
5b0 of 13
easy 5b0 of 13
hard 5a2 of 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 128 (0.8%)
Lead29 of 128 (22.7%)
Followed21 of 128 (16.4%)
Toproped6 of 128 (4.7%)
Alt Leads52 of 128 (40.6%)
Unknown19 of 128 (14.8%)

'Climbed'70 of 128 (54.7%)
clean O/S47 of 128 (36.7%)
clean β2 of 128 (1.6%)
clean rpt6 of 128 (4.7%)
dogged2 of 128 (1.6%)
dnf1 of 128 (0.8%)