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D.botts87 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/14 with Mark C

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Chris Murray

Lead the direct start to B&S but went off route after it. The FRCC guide states that it misses out the 1st pitch of B+S, but it in fact misses out the first TWO piches. This confusion, and rushing to beat the light meant we went off route, eventually finishing up B route.
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 13/Sep/14 with Dan Chadfield

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/14

Lead as three. Adam lead 1+4 Todd lead 2 and I lead 3. Nice climb nice harder variation start to the climb.
Paul_scott89 - AltLd β - Jul/14 with Adam Ake

Jonathan Richardson - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14 with Emma

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with GT

George.nunn1993 - 2nd O/S - Jun/14 with rich man

Good climb worth doing the direct start and left hand chimney to make it more interesting, I led the 1st(direct start)3rd(bracket)5th (left hand chimney~no gear after 1.5mtrs up) and Chris R (Mr Christian) led 2,4,6 not massively sustained tho
chris p duck - AltLd O/S - 19/May/14 with Chris R

The direct start was simple, the left hand chimney pitch felt just about VS due to the lack of gear.
Mr Christian - AltLd O/S - 19/May/14 with chris p duck

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/May/14

Jim Slater - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14 with Steve L

rich.manterfield - Lead O/S - May/14 with George Nunn

due to a lot of people decided to finish via "B" Route from Amen Corner onwards, which is NEVER S+. no flipping way, felt harder than the direct start lower down. despite the name Green Chimney was a delight.
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Stefan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

samrad - Solo - 11/Mar/14

Jim did the direct start. Rest of the climb was a bit disappointing.
stevelismore - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/14 with Jim Slater

yarbles - Lead - 15/Oct/13 with Jo

Blackthorn - 2nd - 15/Oct/13 with Ollie

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 15/Sep/13

Up 3M, traverse RT 3M then work your way up to an arete, climb the arete
drsdave - 14/Sep/13

Fine bit of climbing, got lost doing two more pitches
tim exley - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/13 with will hornby

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/13

Dervey - 20/Aug/13

Adi Hooper - AltLd - 19/Aug/13 with Jacek

Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/13 with dan geh

Klingon - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with Nimble

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/13

hornbywill - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/13 with tim exley

Lukem6 - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with DANNY KRALL, Jenny Monkey

Jenny Monkey - 2nd RP - 20/Jul/13 with Danny Krall, Luke Mansfield

Hinchrn - AltLd - 13/Jul/13 with Tim Johns

ChrisHarris1981 - AltLd dog - 13/Jul/13 with Mike Henesy

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Jeanie

jpd80 - AltLd - Jul/13 with Ashley

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/13 with Erica

First pitch only
erica - 2nd - 16/Jun/13 with John

BGoodman - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

pffft - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Heather Mack

Heather651 - AltLd - 08/Jun/13 with Luke Vincent

Gatley - 2nd - 08/Jun/13

Found the pitches on the Bracket a little weird so linked some up and made stances above amen corner, eventually finishing in five pitches. Still awesome though with incredible variety. Severe climbing at its best with some thinking needed at points. Loved the diagonal crack to start of with too. Lead 1,3 & 5.
smithjmw46 - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Pete Ravenscroft

fantastic climb. good variety.
peter.ravenscroft27 - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/13 with joshua smith

Boring and meandering. Me - P1, P3, P5.
tsjx - AltLd - 01/Jun/13 with John Mc

sprout3099 - 01/Jun/13 with Becky Wood

Hidden - Lead - Jun/13

Bowzle - AltLd O/S - 31/May/13

direct start, left chimney in lovely weather
alaster tonge - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Assad Lahlou

redshapedfriday - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/13 with tom anderson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/13

Peter Reynolds - AltLd - Apr/13 with charlotte simmons

foostu4 - 2nd O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Gus McKendrick

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Stuart Paton

SophieEmily - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/12

WillCass - AltLd - 07/Oct/12 with Si

I led the VS pitch, the Bracket, and the Chimney. Cheers Bob :-)
sarah hawker - AltLd O/S - 06/Oct/12 with bob

Became to cold and windy. Abseiled off for a safe retreat.
IanHope - AltLd dnf - 23/Sep/12 with mark dunn

jess - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/12 with martin

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/12

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

Direct start to second stance. Led P1, P3 and P4 (left hand chimney). Geoff led P2 and P5. Rain for the final pitch.
Will Gordon - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Geoff Burton

Went off route on 2nd pitch
irishguyinlondon - 2nd RP - 21/Jul/12

Pitch 2 and 4. Lovely Route!
Burty21 - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Kelvyn James, Tom parkin

rd20 - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Sebastien, Marianne K

Sebastien Gastaud - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Robert Dufton, Marianne Khoo

Led P1 and P4. Did the horrible claustrophobic chimney on P4, scariest lead ever!
mariannekhoo - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Sebastien Gastaud, Robert Dufton

Rob Rocket - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with C P Shaw

VS start harder than expected. Everything you would expect from a classic 6 pitch severe. The view from the final belay is really exceptional on a nice day...
Wilbur - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Ant nealon

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/12

Liam Martin - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12 with Gary Brumwell

55pete55 - 2nd - 20/May/12

Hidden - AltLd - 20/May/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/May/12

Sam Warby - AltLd O/S - 05/May/12

Did direct vs start....,. Good route, chimney on the left was a wet panic fest. Ended up scooby do style scratching up it!
ritid - 2nd - 12/Mar/12 with jason wood

Hidden - 2012

Witsend3 - Lead - 2012

gingermike1 - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/11

2nd and 4th pitch lead
Mongoose - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/11

Heggie - AltLd - 23/Aug/11 with Joe Mealor

kato'sdad - Lead - 30/Jul/11 with Jon Lewis

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jul/11

Shuttsie - AltLd - 03/Jul/11 with Andrea Sales

peter myers - AltLd - Jul/11 with Hollie Beaumont, Harriet Macmillan

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/11

cmars89 - Lead - 11/Jun/11 with Kev park

Lead the MVS thin chimney and strung it together for the final section. Very enjoyable!
APRS - Lead - 11/Jun/11 with Matt Robinson

mrplastique - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with helixmh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11

Led Direct Start and Easy Chimney
cearbhalld - AltLd rpt - 04/Jun/11 with Elsa Fraga, Peter Wood

scorky345 - AltLd - 03/Jun/11 with Tim Oates

tim20 - AltLd - 03/Jun/11 with sam corcoran

Hidden - AltLd - 31/May/11

Em66 - AltLd - 25/May/11 with Mat

Grabtheslab - AltLd - 12/May/11 with Matt

tjmillen - May/11 with simon hall

Edy led the direct start. I lead pitch 2 then because of another group on the route after edy led the Amen corner pitch moved onto B route. Linked both pitches together and led a 45 metre pitch. Rock fall as Edy followed up caused the rope to get sliced. Epic day out!
Jonny Nick - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11

Led direct start and pitches 4 and 6
Jim Malo - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Steve Fatclimber

Led P3 and P5
Fatclimber - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Jim Malo

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Apr/11

Got a little lost on this climb, but it was all pretty straight forward climbing once you figured out where you were going.
Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Verity Payne

Finished with the MVS Chimney which was awkward with a rucsac on!
Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

SteveM - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Kat

daWalt - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Lisa

kitkat78 - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with SteveM

tjmillen - AltLd - 05/Mar/11 with simon hall

Hidden - 2011

Lead first pitch and got off route on the 2nd... think we did C route?
Ben lad - Lead - 23/Nov/10 with Andy hairdo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10

I lead pitch one which took us to the belay at the top of pitch two on ordinary route and we swung leads from there. Michael did the alternative MVS chimney on the penultimate pitch. Nice enjoyable route, but felt like a walk with a couple of easy boulder problems thrown in.
Mr. K - AltLd O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Michael Fallon

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/10

Loved it! Great VS crack climb for 1st pitch. Got lost on 3rd, wandering pitch. Mel led the devious bulge on the 2nd and combined the final pitches in one.
Emma-Louise Anderson - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/10 with Mel Brown

Just did P1 (VS 5a IMO), as a means of getting to B Route.
Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 16/Aug/10 with Cath Sullivan

Got lost and eventually ended up on B route.
ablackett - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/10 with Andy Wallace

nige pacer - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/10

Edd fell on chimney part on 3rd pitch not very secure
gingergeorge - Lead - 26/Jun/10 with 15oth trg

tomhull - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/10 with Liam Lonsdale

Led the 'bracket'
Steven Andrews - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Harry

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jun/10

Andrew Lester - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/10

v man - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

alisonk - Lead - 09/May/10 with Martin

James Moyle - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Hugh

ian d f - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/10 with Mark

markfromstoke - AltLd - 12/Apr/10 with Ian

Andy S - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Tom S

stimpey - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Pete

MTS - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/10

petegunn - AltLd - 11/Apr/10 with Steve

twoplates - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Andy S

JohnAI - AltLd - Mar/10

lisafer - 2010

Did the crux first pitch, then ended up traversing right over to a belay in Gimmer Chimney. Then climbed up to finish up B route. Nice climbing.
Hardonicus - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09

Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Anton, Haydn Martin

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Sep/09

j_turner023 - AltLd O/S - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - Jul/09

lead the bracket pitch and the chimney, though took the right hand one.
carl_123 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with tom grithis

Hidden - 01/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/09

steven - AltLd O/S - 31/May/09 with Rob Hunt

led the direct start and the traverse pitch
Kirill - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Charles Moreton

cem - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Kirill Spiridonov

Nice first pitch and bold second 'The Bracket' then had an absolute epic as a thunderstorm blew in during the 3rd pitch. Abseiled off at the bottom of the chimney, there's always next time.
Ardginny - AltLd dnf - 25/Apr/09 with Jim Stanton

Harold on second as well
Bram - 2nd - 11/Apr/09 with Dave King

Bit discontinuous with alternate good then shitty pitches. Direct start and bracket were good, the Chimney also, but felt hard.
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Big Al

adw07 - AltLd - 21/Mar/09 with Scott Becker

Hidden - 2009

Went up amen corner, right a bit then finished up the big offwidth. First multipitch lead.
DaveFidler - AltLd O/S - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Dec/08

tobyk - 2nd O/S - Nov/08 with Karl Waterhouse

lyndseymackay - AltLd - 11/Oct/08 with Tom W

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/08

Tried to make climb as difficult as possible by climbing with a fat monkeyrucksack when seconding. Finished up Gimmer Chimney.
moose ridd - AltLd - 27/Sep/08 with M.Sadler

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/08

We also did the 'traditional' MVS chimney 5th pitch.
Neil Pacey - 26/Jul/08 with Tanya Savage

Neil led first pitch (good gear but steep slab), I led bracket, and the MVS chimney - major struggle! Good gear but hard work, faced left then turned round half way up.
Tanya Savage - AltLd - 26/Jul/08 with Neil Pacey

Took a variety of variations-think we actually only did 20m of the severe! Also did the MVS chimmney pitch which wasd quite sary
hetaher - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with My mum

martin one - AltLd - 09/Jun/08 with dave knight

Did crack as single pitch
cearbhalld - Lead dnf - 31/May/08 with Steve McEvoy

TonyP - Lead O/S - 26/May/08 with Nic

lamma_hippie - AltLd - 19/May/08 with Jon Lawton

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/May/08

Matthallinan - AltLd - 07/May/08 with Nicky Winn

jh5638 - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with Thomas (frenchie)

bigbobbyking - AltLd - 16/Feb/08 with Sesh

jh5638 - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2008

simonfife - AltLd O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Lee Sheard

Lee Sheard - AltLd - Sep/07 with simonty1

dustbuddy - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/07

jimdanson - 2nd - 08/Jul/07 with dan middleton, sarah griffiths

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jul/07

kato'sdad - AltLd - 08/Jul/07 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/07 with Jon Berry

IanJackson - AltLd O/S - 26/May/07 with Big Ian

joe larner - 2nd - 05/May/07

Hammy - AltLd - 04/May/07 with Danny Towers

A great route, forgotten how entertaining it was. Quite a good test of route finding. First pitch 4c
Rog Wilko - Lead - 13/Apr/07 with Debbie Wilkinson

kevd200 - Apr/07

davetigger - 2007

Got too wet so had to absail of and head for the pub
Bennykr - AltLd dnf - 2007 with George

Diggler - Lead O/S - 2007

simon kimber - Solo O/S - 2007

Katie Weston - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Lex_2004

ieverett - AltLd O/S - Oct/06 with Liz Moreno

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/06

Variation finish on B Route plus Amen Corner
Colin Matheson - AltLd - 05/Jun/06 with Charlie Fisher

My first multi-pitch in over 20 years. Danny's first ever multi-pitch. Danny fell 5 times on the first pitch. I seconded the bracket with the kitchen sink in my rucksac and an impending massive pendulum. We're doing it again with less gear, better rope work and in less than 5 hours.
sandywilson - AltLd dog - 30/Apr/06 with Danny Fielding

King Rat - AltLd - 2006

Hopevalleypaul - AltLd - 19/Jun/05 with Gareth W

Martin Rowe - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Richard Butcher

DDMDMD
Marq - AltLd O/S - 31/Oct/04 with Daniel Dennehy

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 13/Jun/04 with Chris

GPN - Lead - Apr/04 with Sam Clifford

reg_measures - 2nd - 01/Jul/01 with jez

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - Jun/01 with Paul

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/00 with Andy Blakely

graeme gatherer - 2000

ewar woowar - 1982

Lone Rider - AltLd - May/77

Hidden - AltLd - 1972

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 217 (0.9%)
Lead57 of 217 (26.3%)
Followed33 of 217 (15.2%)
Alt Leads109 of 217 (50.2%)
Unknown16 of 217 (7.4%)

'Climbed'90 of 217 (41.5%)
clean O/S111 of 217 (51.2%)
clean β1 of 217 (0.5%)
clean rpt6 of 217 (2.8%)
clean RP2 of 217 (0.9%)
dogged2 of 217 (0.9%)
dnf5 of 217 (2.3%)