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The Hand Traverse*** HVS 5a

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Gain the horizontal break from the obvious fault and traverse this rightwards to finish up the arete. A modern classic.
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 72 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/14

EBailey - 2nd - 02/Jun/14

Steven Carter - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/14 with Trythallj

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/14

on the big guys gear
stuart34 - Lead β - 15/Jun/13 with Stuart Buchan

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/13

Followed Hannah up/across this. Found it hard.
Carol Goodall - 2nd dog - 02/Jun/13 with Hannah Gibbs

Triggalicious - 2nd - 29/May/13 with Fergus Cuthill

JonmapDL - Lead O/S - 28/May/13 with Clara Verges

LibS - Lead O/S - 28/May/13 with Hugh Macgregor, Caitlin Neilson

Antd - 11/May/13 with Dominic Jeff

Sally Hudson - 2nd - 20/Oct/12 with Mike Scott

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/12

samwillo - Solo - 14/Jun/12 with Vicki Mayes

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/12

James Prowse - Lead - 19/May/12

Brilliant.
mavtu - 2nd - 19/May/12 with James

PAJames - 2012

Nic DW - 2nd O/S - Aug/11 with Robyn

s crombie - 2nd - 25/Jul/11 with Rob Askew

Finally managed after umpteen attempts. Class route.
Steve Perry - Lead - Jul/11 with Katie Long

Ginger McGrath - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/11 with emily roo

MarcusP - 2nd - 07/Jun/11 with Libby, Louise

Lousie led. Such a great climb!
LibS - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/11 with Louise Benchetrit, Marcus Peabody

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/11

Tricky exit onto the arete.
climberuk - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Pam

niallk - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Sarah

dougs1232 - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/11 with Vicki Mayes

GPN - Solo - 22/Apr/11

Fultonius - 2nd - 17/Apr/11 with James Sutton, Ben Wear

Blakclaw - 2nd - 04/Sep/10 with Brian Duthie

Coel Hellier - Lead - Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10

Superb.
stuaart - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/10 with Thomas Smith

thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd - 18/Jun/10 with Stuart Reeves

lead the traverse then struggled at the arete- seconded it in the end. gd fun.
johnrc - Lead dog - 06/Jun/10 with pete a

pete87abs - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/10 with john

smcw - Jun/10

ZA - Jun/10 with Ian Robinson, smcw

First HVS onsight. Pumpy (for me), and not all over at the end of the crack!
bigdrew - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Steve E

dougs1232 - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Lawrie Brand

Lawrie Brand - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with Dougie Harvey

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd - 20/Oct/09 with Steve perry, kenny

Steve Perry - 2nd - Oct/09 with Kenny

Stewart B - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Chris Everett

lots of fun. not as pumpy as it looks
pete87abs - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Dave Brigham, Thom Simmons

dj_brigham05 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Pete Abernethy, Thom Simmons

Andy Moles - 2nd - 28/May/09 with Calum

AndyL - Lead O/S - 28/May/09 with Hertha

Andy finished the second.
CalumC - Lead O/S - 28/May/09 with Lyndsey Mackay

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/08

Paz - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/08

jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 31/May/08 with GUMC

Hidden - Lead - May/08

westaway - Solo - Sep/07

Captain Solo - Solo - 23/Jul/07

PMatt - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/07 with Alison Ferguson

Took a rest on the rope at the end of the traverse.
DavPk - 2nd dog - 05/May/07 with Mark Moynagh

GPN - 2nd - Nov/06 with Paul James

ali_robb - Lead O/S - May/06

dave o - 2006

James Prowse - Lead O/S - Jul/05 with Kerr Greenaway

dave o - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/05 with Pete Greene

William Robertson - Solo O/S - 2005 with Lee Clement, Emily

samwelli - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/04 with Reuben Brown

catt - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/04 with Hardin

French Erick - Lead O/S - Jul/04 with katarina

Chris Davids - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/04 with Reuben

Hidden - Lead dog - Aug/03

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 13/Jun/96 with Al Willoner

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 36
hard E10 of 12
E10 of 12
easy E10 of 12
hard HVS3 of 12
HVS9 of 12
easy HVS0 of 12
hard VS0 of 12
VS0 of 12
easy VS0 of 12
hard 5b0 of 12
5b0 of 12
easy 5b0 of 12
hard 5a6 of 12
5a4 of 12
easy 5a2 of 12
hard 4c0 of 12
4c0 of 12
easy 4c0 of 12
3 Stars7 of 12
2 Stars4 of 12
1 Star1 of 12
0 Stars0 of 12
Bag of .....0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed9 of 72 (12.5%)
Lead29 of 72 (40.3%)
Followed29 of 72 (40.3%)
Unknown5 of 72 (6.9%)

'Climbed'32 of 72 (44.4%)
clean O/S32 of 72 (44.4%)
clean β1 of 72 (1.4%)
clean rpt2 of 72 (2.8%)
dogged4 of 72 (5.6%)
dnf1 of 72 (1.4%)