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Stairway to Heaven** E3 5c

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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - 2014

I made several regrettable decisions on this. The first was to lead the first 3 pitches in one. It was great fun but there was substantial drag, I wouldn't recommend it... The next was to put no gear on the traverses to reduce how much drag there'd be. Lastly by making the pitch so long and draggy I couldn't hear or feel that I wasn't taking in enough rope for Andrew while he was seconding. All this meant that he took a loooooong fall and swing. Doh. Last pitch was green so did superdirect to the top.
dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Andrew Cherry

AndrewJamesCherry - 2nd - 22/Sep/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/13

Led p1, p3 and finished up the last pitch of Diagonal as p4 has gone back to nature. Also no sign of the peg in the description. Glad I didnt have to lead p2...
david morse - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/13 with chris todd

P1&3 last pitch of Diagonal rather than green groove. Bold P2 and average gear on P3. Good route
wi11 - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Ben

1st and 2nd pitches linked but continued up instead of traversing to nose belay.
Speeddemonsi - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/13

Owain Llewelyn - AltLd - 17/Jun/13 with Gareth E

richpickford - 2013

AndrewJamesCherry - 2nd - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

John Nuttall - 2nd - 27/May/12 with Mark

Nice to climb my anti-style. Some questing was had on the very green top pitch.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11 with dan n wales

John Rushby - AltLd - Jun/10

mr mills - 2010 with Elfyn (chang)

Lead all 3 pitches, good fun
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Jono Hughes

Luke Brooks - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Dave

did all but last pitch as i got rained on half way through pitch 3; the nose and rain don't mix ;-)
Ed Booth - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/06 with will sim

Ian McNeill - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/00

Ched - 2nd - 1997 with Grant Farqhuar

John Southworth - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/96 with Andy MacNae

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/95

mark-abz - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/91 with Andy W

Hidden - 1990

Did pitch 3 of Zeta and Steve led final pitch of Diagonol to finish
JimGoodman - Lead - 16/May/89 with Steve

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/88

andy gittins - 1988

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hard E40 of 4
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Style of ascent

Lead7 of 28 (25.0%)
Followed4 of 28 (14.3%)
Alt Leads11 of 28 (39.3%)
Unknown6 of 28 (21.4%)

'Climbed'13 of 28 (46.4%)
clean O/S15 of 28 (53.6%)