The Ivy League** E4 6a
[Ivy League, 3 kb]12m. Climb the obvious groove and crack to gain the top break before stepping left to pull over a small roof via flakes.
D. McCallum May/1985

Ticklists: Central Belt - Local Classics.

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Pat-H - 2nd - 04/Oct/15 with Hugh

Hidden - Lead G/U - 16/Sep/15

peter.herd - Lead - 25/May/15 with Amy

Dr Toph - 2nd rpt - 16/Apr/15 with Will

Well chuffed with this, have been up to the large hold and backed off a few times now, felt great to commit beyond that! Thin getting the upper break.
salix - Lead G/U - 16/Apr/15 with Topher

Timothy Miller - Lead G/U - 14/Apr/15 with sammy D

Will be back for the send!
jonskippy - TR - 23/Dec/14 with kdlauder

2nd time on - still not to be.
salix - Lead dnf - 24/Aug/14 with Topher

mshorter - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with tom russ, erika

Hidden - TR dog - 05/Aug/14

ejj - TR dog - 18/May/14

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 2014

james1978 - Lead dog - Aug/13

Stupidly blew it at the top. Found the lower section much easier this time though.
stugreen75 - 2nd dog - 12/Jul/13 with dominic jeff

dctarrant2000 - TR β - 01/Jul/13 with Marie Guegan, Polly Tarrant

Climbed up to the ledge, got freaked out and climbed down. Had a shake out and went for it. Not really any let up anywhere on it until near the top, serious feeling climb. Could be because I had a harness made from a sling and shoes that were too big :-/ First E4 onsight :-)
Shea - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Andy Latham

Would think it can't be far off E5.
Adam Lincoln - 22/May/13

After work blast. Rushing it a bit and fell low down. Tried again but still mega pumped so had a long rest on the ground, then led to top onsighting 2/3 of the route. Annoyed/chuffed at the same time... Where's the Lead Ground-Up option again??
Fultonius - Lead rpt - 05/Sep/12 with James Sutton

Thought this was nippy, especially low down. Lovely move high up to get the break. Abb for gear.
mike reed - Lead O/S - Jun/12

stugreen75 - 2nd RP - 29/Apr/12 with dominic jeff

Harry Holmes - Lead RP - 31/Mar/12 with Joanna

markolst - 2nd dog - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 30/Mar/12

Fail! Made it into the crack / groove thing but was irredeemably pumped and fell off trying to move up from there. Backed off from a move higher on the next go. Hard!
Neil Adams - Lead dnf - 2012 with Dougie Harvey, Ross B

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Sep/11

2nd go, placing gear. Bring plenty of size 4 nuts. Scary at the top!
stevebarratt - Lead - 25/Apr/11 with Jade Littlewood

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

Chris J Houston - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

clean 2nd go, maybe lead one day
robertmichaeladams - TR dog - 22/Jul/10 with Jez

Gutted, i wrong handed myself going for the hard move at the top. Got it fine the next go.
CharlieMack - TR RP - 22/Jun/10 with Janey Kennedy

Hidden - TR dog - 22/Jun/10

sneaks - TR dog - 22/Jun/10 with janey

I discovered I'm not quite ready for E4 yet
robertmichaeladams - TR dog - 27/Sep/09 with Tom

nice. curious to see what 6a feels like outside. several goes at lower hard bit, one fall higher up. did all the moves in the end though
tomdude - TR dog - 27/Sep/09 with rob

Gear is fiddly to place. That's probably harder than the moves themselves.
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Ally Hill

Ally Baba - Lead RP - 30/Jun/09 with Gav Swinton

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Jun/09

First E4. Had a fair few goes on top rope but got it in one day.
Dougie Harvey - Lead RP - 19/Jun/09 with Lawrie Brand

kevg - TR - 19/Jun/09 with Paul, Cam

Elivs was spotted at Limekilns. 1st E4
Lawrie Brand - Lead RP - 19/Jun/09 with Dougie Harvey

First ever trad fall. Decked out on onsight attempt cos cam ripped, ribs took a good bruising, as did my ego. Got back on it but was tired/ a bit psyched out
Mike Goldthorp - Lead dnf - 19/Jun/09 with Jono Hughes

near onsight, but had seen danny try it before
simondunf - Lead β - 06/Jun/09 with beau

willackers - Lead O/S - 28/May/09 with Alan Cassidy

dj_brigham05 - Lead RP - 19/Apr/09 with Thom Simmons

westaway - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/08

Lawrie Brand - TR rpt - 27/Jul/08 with Richie

Lawrie Brand - TR O/S - 06/May/08 with Pete Hart

hard climbing to the rest ledge then poor gear for the last tricky move and to the top
akhughes - Lead O/S - May/08

a_hein - Lead dog - 2007

Tough for grade and very fiddly gear, good climbing though.
Chad123 - Lead dog - May/06 with Blair

mgeek - Lead O/S - 2005 with John Paul Morran

whispering nic - May/04

Dave Kerr - Lead - 01/Sep/03 with Gavin Rees

ali_robb - Lead O/S - Jun/03

redjerry - Lead - May/88 with Johnny May

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