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Sedge Warbler** E2 5b

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[Sedge Warbler, 3 kb]Steep juggy climbing. Scramble up to the left-hand side of the arête, step up and swing round, or climb the lower crack direct to gain a narrow ramp. Climb this rather precariously, then follow the cracks above to a large ledge. Finish carefully up the choss above.
P Hunter 1981

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This climb is in 60 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

steady, steep, juggy and well protected...brilliant
Brian Pollock - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Stewart

Another good ratho route - although top out is gorsey.
salix - 2nd - 08/Jun/14 with Frazer

Hidden - 2014

Smelly Fox - 2nd - 05/Sep/13 with Matt Thompson

sophiecb - 2nd - 08/May/12 with Toph

Nice positive slots in the cracks. Shame about the topout.
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 08/May/12 with Sophie

Nice climb but let down by the top. Started direct up cracks to gain the ramp which seems like the obvious and best line to me.
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Mary Leese

maryleese - 2nd - 28/Apr/12 with Liam Ingram

karinh - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/11 with KeithAlexander

KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11 with karinh

gjd - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Sam Burns

buzby78 - Lead - 06/Aug/11

AGoodi - 2nd - 12/Jun/11 with Dave Crookes

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/11

Peter Rhodes - 2nd rpt - 31/Mar/11 with Gemma Gwynne-Stevenson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/11

alkira - 2011

R0bbie - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10 with lucy, leighn

MonkeyDawson - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Simon Smith

Hidden - Lead - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/10

Robbie tried it on lead then backed off so i lead the route partly on preplaced gear so not a true onsight but thats not the point
Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/10 with Robbie Cammack, Liyen

Lack of psyche! Clean no bother following Harry.
rcammack - Lead dnf - 20/Jul/10 with Harry Holmes

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/10

Denpov - TR dog - 29/Jun/10

spunkymonkey - 2nd O/S - 18/May/10

second time climbing, first time leading. first route of the year, good times. note to self; train over winter.
sneaks - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/10 with Chris

bit off balance swinging round the arete then good jug pulling to the big ledge. leaving this is back and forth between the arete and right end but the finish is on poor rock into a bush. shame.
JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10

sebrider - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Chris wilson

Chris wilson - 2nd - 27/Mar/10 with Seb

Second time on second with Neil.Felt harder than I remember.
Sean Bell - 2nd - 09/Nov/09 with Neil Carnegie

jamiefoxen - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Nov/09

scottbecker - 2nd O/S - Oct/09 with Mark Jarvie

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Ross B

1st clean e2 - sweet!
hubereini - Lead β - 03/Jun/09 with will and andy

andymoin - 2nd rpt - 03/Jun/09 with Rienhart

Not great. All feels a bit loose, and the upper section is horrible.
kevg - 2nd - 06/Apr/09 with Fraser

Choss-fest at the top. Veered right through ledges in the middle section, not up the final crack, as it seems you're supposed to! All in all, not very pleasant in the upper half.
Fraser - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/09 with Kev

jazzyjackson - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Ally

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Sep/08

andymoin - 2nd rpt - 15/Sep/08 with Warren

adw07 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/08 with Andy Main

Boo!!
beegsyboy - Lead dnf - 03/Sep/08 with Sean + Andy

akhughes - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Greg B

So much easer this time and not pumped at all, must o had a bad head on the lead. Went straight up the front crack this time, more direct but less fun.
andymoin - 2nd rpt - 22/May/08 with American Scot, Mark Jarvie

Fultonius - Lead O/S - 02/May/08 with Andy Inglis

andyinglis - 2nd - 02/May/08 with Ally Fulton

Really nice climbing on the bottom 3/4s, let down a bit by the top out. Just as I thought it would be; steep and very pumpy with good but spaced holds. Gear was great all the way, tho hard to hang-on while placing. Has been on the tick list since I first saw the quary, waited till I was relatively sure I could on-site it. Thought I was coming off at sevral points but made it to the top and was just about sick, lol was trying quite hard.
andymoin - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Neil Mackenzie

awesome!
Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Andy

sneaks - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/08 with Neil C

Sean Bell - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/06 with neil

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1997 with Sean Smith

Duncan I - Lead - 1994

whispering nic - May/93 with Claire C

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 06/Feb/93 with Nick Ashton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/91

Dave Douglas - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/90 with Neil Shepherd

Alastair R - Lead O/S - 1989

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 15/Jun/83 with Mal Duff

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Style of ascent

Lead32 of 60 (53.3%)
Followed23 of 60 (38.3%)
Toproped1 of 60 (1.7%)
Unknown4 of 60 (6.7%)

'Climbed'21 of 60 (35.0%)
clean O/S30 of 60 (50.0%)
clean β1 of 60 (1.7%)
clean rpt5 of 60 (8.3%)
dogged1 of 60 (1.7%)
dnf2 of 60 (3.3%)