Erection*** E1 5a
[On the lead, 2 kb]Climb the wall and then more easily move up the overhangs on the right. Jam the obvious right-hand crack of the biggest one and via a contortion attain the top of the flake. The shallow scoop in the steep wall to the right is climbed with trepidation in a wonderful position. Upgraded to E1 in the new guide.
J Lamb, A Liddell Jan/1974

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This climb is in 121 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

ChrisRich - 2nd dog - 01/Sep/15 with Todd Brown

petegunn - Solo - 30/Jul/15

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jul/15

Hidden - TR - 20/Jun/15

jonti - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Nick Ward

Lovely Sunny Day
Nickward01 - 2nd - 06/Apr/15 with Jonti Ward

Robbhdj - 2nd β - 02/Apr/15

tmawer - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/15 with Mike Norbry

Top effort from Ben on the lead.
OllieF - 2nd rpt - 09/Mar/15 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/15

First few moves at the start were pretty tricky, quality route though. Probably should have thrown a few extra bits of gear in for the top run out. Made a bit difficult as I had to use Petes shoes (two sizes too big!)
OllieF - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/15

Good effort by Ollie, as he had to use my shoes (2 sizes too big) as he forgot his.
petegunn - 2nd - 07/Mar/15 with Ollie

Dervey - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Liam

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Allan Riddick

very tricky first few moves with much relief getting a cam in. Rest is easier than it looks with an interesting final move into the top groove. Great!
Stanners - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Andy G

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/14

steely - 2nd - 01/Jul/14 with duncan campbell

tmawer - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Mike

MeMeMe - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Tony

Blackthorn - 2nd - 26/May/14 with Ollie

yarbles - Lead - 26/May/14 with Jo

8633brown - Lead RP - 13/May/14 with Adam Ake

A nice jolly, good gear and good holds.
sparkass - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Peter Gunn

petegunn - 2nd - 24/Apr/14 with Duncan

Climbster - 2nd β - 20/Apr/14 with Vick, Ian

Really good climb on perfect rock, i thought steady E1 was fair enough as per new guide.
Bloke on a Rope - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Davina, petegunn, Vic, Matt

petegunn - Lead - 19/Apr/14 with Mike S.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/14

Did alternative start due to 5ft 7" issue
Klingon - Lead - 13/Apr/14 with Nimble

petegunn - 2nd - 11/Apr/14 with Duncan, Pete Blair

SPK06 - Lead - Apr/14 with tony

climbalive - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/14 with mike norbury

Matt_Hardy - Lead β - 12/Mar/14 with James France

JanBella - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with sarah

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/13

John Holden - 2nd - 08/Aug/13 with Gary, Mike Tinnion

Captain America - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/13 with Bill Hancock

libby.southgate - 2nd - 14/May/13 with Olivia Mason, Will Hastie

Petarghh - Lead - 19/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/13

Belayed Tom then led on his gear.
Ollie B - Lead β - 26/Mar/13 with T.Ripley

a13x - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/13 with James Stokes

rebecca duxbury - 10/Oct/12

DaveAtkinson - Lead - 22/Aug/12 with jw

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/12

KristopherHall - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/12

Up graded to E15a in the new guide.
petegunn - Lead - 16/Aug/12 with Ash, Davina

Twice as Ash led it after me.
petegunn - 2nd - 16/Aug/12 with Ash, Davina

Danny Crump - Lead - 15/Aug/12 with James Delarre

Doug Wilkie - TR - 07/Aug/12 with Tom Musgrave

musgravet - TR O/S - 06/Aug/12 with Jesse Coombs, Doug Wilkie

Two Cams Tom - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12 with dbell67, Eric Bray

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/12

Traversed in from right. Good route, and pulling round the block is easier than it looks.
Ken Applegate - Lead - 12/Jun/12 with Phil Applegate

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Rich Siddle

We wimped out of leading it as we were both reluctant to risk our ankles on the hard boulder problem start
cem - TR β - 05/Jun/12 with Graham Dolman

joe hallam - Lead O/S - 03/May/12

MilesHickey - 2nd - 17/Apr/12 with Nia

Charlie Zephyr Booth - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/12

3 runners sweet climb
GeorgeWoodward - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12

peter.ravenscroft27 - Lead - 18/Mar/12 with Jack Godwin

Sean Holmes - Lead - 01/Mar/12

I did a pull up, several mental jams and scared the shit out of my boyfriend, who was belay bitch for the day. Awesome run out at the top. I salute the man in pink wellies that inspired me to do this fantastic line.
NiccyMac - Lead rpt - 23/Jan/12 with Matt Reeve

Jonathan Spooner - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/11 with George Woodward, Harry Shuell

Bit hairy in the dark without a headtorch, even as a second
GeorgeWoodward - 2nd O/S - 05/Nov/11 with Harry Shuell, Jonathan Spooner

Martin McKenna - UKC - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/11

Peter Holder - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

This is the man in pink wellies.
NiccyMac - 2nd - 26/Sep/11 with andrew bennet

matt bimson - TR O/S - Jul/11

James S - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/11

MarkRoe - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/11 with Smithy

mksmith35 - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/11 with Mark Roe

tmawer - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/11 with Jaime Robertson

Chriswynn - AltLd - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/11

petegunn - Lead - 08/Apr/11 with Davina, Owain

owain-1978 - 2nd - 08/Apr/11 with Pete, davina

very fun
Tom Keaveny - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/11

Hidden - 2011

Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10 with J. Iles-Smith

muska25101847 - Lead RP - 22/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/10

amazing, this is the best climb in the world. i absolutely loved climbing a massive rocky dennis
tomhull - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10 with matt harris

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/10

petegunn - Lead - 03/Jun/10 with Scottish Dave

dbell67 - 2nd - 03/Jun/10 with Petegunn

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/10

tmawer - Lead rpt - 01/May/10 with Glynn

petegunn - Lead - 30/Apr/10 with Pete Blair

tmawer - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/10 with Rony

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - TR - 15/Apr/10 with Martin Smith

petegunn - Lead - 19/Feb/10 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Feb/10

jonti - TR O/S - 2010

Fun route with some tricky moves for grade but better rock than other routes round here...
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/09 with Emily

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Neil Furniss

It does give some excitement. Very good.
Skinny Kin - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Andy Matthews

oliverthomp - 2nd - 05/Apr/09 with danny williams

JW avoided the crux first wall by coming in from the side. Really good climbing here!
dicky79 - 2nd O/S - 25/Jan/09 with James Duthie & James Whittaker

Hidden - Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/07

and 7 others
Brown - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/07 with Solo

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - TR - Jun/07 with Richard Bower

Dave Searle - Lead - 2007

Rhiannon - TR - 01/Oct/06 with Stu

Hidden - Lead dnf - 26/Sep/06

penrithblencathra - Lead - 03/Mar/06 with Jack

MazElden - 2006

petegunn - TR - 2005

kitch22 - TR - 18/May/04 with Scot Rogers

John Kettle - Lead - 2004

MazElden - 2003

Hidden - 2nd β - 31/May/00

rogerskews - May/99 with Charlie Leventon

whispering nic - Solo - May/93

Hidden - Lead rpt - 1993

Hidden - May/88

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Tobias Barthelmes, Adamski1986, Ian Jones

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