Legolas HVS 5a
[Legolas in the centre with Brandybuck going to the right from the overhang, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.
R A Broomhead, A Burnham Jun/1980

Photo: Legolas in the centre with Brandybuck going to the right from the overhang © lazzaw
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This climb is in 173 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Very reachy, could not reach crux hold. Ended up laybacking through it.
Matt_Ivory - 2nd dog - 19/Sep/15 with Dexter W

Dexter JW - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/15 with Matt Ivory

steve_gibbs - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/15 with Pauline Picchio

Rested at crux. Gear looked quite good but wasn't seating well, so rested to sort it out... Pumpy!
Chris Sansum - Lead dog - 18/Jul/15 with Jon, Ruth White

Sophie Nunn - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/15 with Martin

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/15

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 10/Jun/15

Slick - 2nd - 10/May/15 with Kevin Vans-Colina

emdawes - Lead β - 22/Apr/15 with alex shaw

steve_gibbs - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/15 with Max Coney

Fell just after surmounting the crux. Really annoyed. One to go back to.
Legs - Lead dog - 15/Mar/15

Hidden - Lead - Mar/15

as much of a struggle as I remember it being but some solid ish finger locks!
Stanners - TR rpt - 15/Feb/15 with Mark Davis

Urgles - TR rpt - 15/Feb/15 with Stanners

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/14

Good fun, tough though.
Stuart William - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Pleb

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with David Maddison

maddy92 - 2nd - 27/Jul/14

Definitely hard for 5a but very protectable if you can hang on!
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14 with Emily

Found this hard but fun, pretty pleased I managed to stay on it. Did have to abandon one nut for retrieval on the way down as I couldn't stay put long enough to get it out.
Emily - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/14 with Nick

Ian Stirrups - 2nd - 29/Jun/14 with Trevor Lewis

Very pumpy but a great route.
felixizzy - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Nick

nicknicely - 2nd dnf - 26/May/14 with felix

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/14

Surprisingly steep an packs a punch.
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Jonesy, AnnB

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/May/14

richiebongo - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Jon Didymus

I did try it once 22 years ago so not strictly an o/s. Good clean crack all over too quickly
Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Rich

badgerjockey - 2nd O/S - 11/May/14 with Pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/14

Jim Malo - Lead dnf - 09/Mar/14 with Mark

James Jackson - 2014

Short, good and strenuous.
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/13 with Trystan

Extremely hard crack climbing, finger jam skills needed.
George Frisby - 2nd β - 07/Sep/13

Pumpy to say the least, spent ages going up and down and placing gear. Felt like committing to the crack was the crux, but the finger jams were solid all the way up.
zcsharp - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/13 with George Frisby

kirsten - 2nd - 14/Jul/13 with Brian

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/13 with Ben Crook, Greg Clarke, Kirsten

gregclarke - 2nd - 14/Jul/13 with Brian

catty_9 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Steve Gibbs

steve_gibbs - Lead dog - 19/Jun/13 with Catherine Johns

Steve Bartle - TR - 26/May/13

Luke Davies - Lead - 05/May/13

Gibbo - Lead - 03/May/13 with Ollie Keynes

First HVS
becoming-stranger - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Beth Mc

beth_may - 2nd - 01/May/13 with Will Pope

Fell off May/07 - took a while to come back! Good pumpy little route.
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 07/Oct/12 with Becca

First trad lead in 8 months ish and due to being an idiot, thought I was on Esgaroth. Nice gentle route to break back in.....fell from the top bit of the crack but got back on and finished it. Not bad for the first one in a while!
joeurwin - Lead dog - 10/Aug/12 with Laura, Sam Robinson

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

1 fall then got it clean, solid jams all the way!
HarryB - Lead RP - 04/Jun/12 with Tom

Blimey, bit sustained and pumpy.
crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 11/May/12 with wurzelinzummerset

Had to rest on rope again, before tackling the crack.
wurzelinzummerset - 2nd dog - 11/May/12 with Oliver

Had to have a rest on the rope.
wurzelinzummerset - 2nd dog - 06/May/12 with Lee

Short and physical but with good gear in the main crack (although needed some composure to place it).
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Alan

lazzaw - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Jonathan Cook

ape1980 - TR RP - 08/Apr/12 with Jason

jon_ridley - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Paul Poudevigne-Durance, Mungo Nash

Cornish Cream - Lead - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 20/Mar/12

Tougher than I remembered. Not a great choice of warm up. really.
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 20/Mar/12 with Helen S

pembrokeshirecaver - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/12 with John Bennetts

mattshort - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Phil Porter, Alan Murray

Hidden - TR O/S - 23/Oct/11

Dave89 - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Laura

Luke led the severe next to this, Kylie seconded and removed the gear and I top roped this.
mullermn - TR O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Luke Vincent, Kylie Richards

cbeard - TR O/S - 15/Oct/11

beetleb00 - Lead dog - 02/Aug/11

benkelsey - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/11 with Chris Kelsey

will909 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11

chrism225 - Lead O/S - 20/May/11 with tom

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 20/May/11

timstyles - 2nd rpt - 13/May/11 with Huw Howells

Jack R-N - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

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

hard, was boiling hot and sweaty, pumpy to place the gear. good route and easily worth a star
stvredmond - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Dave Frost

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

JPGR - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11

wildrover220 - Lead dog - 13/Mar/11 with Niall Lusby

Clay C - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/11 with Louise

LouiseP - 2nd dog - 04/Mar/11 with Clay

31770 - 2011

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 07/Nov/10 with Clare

RobbieT - 2nd dog - 18/Oct/10

Found placing gear to be brutal... too pumped to hang about. Good route though.
sweenyt - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with UBMC

Sweet climb, crux was hard going but really enjoyable.
Stanners - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/10

Good route the crux is just placing gear, the climbing itself is actually OK! (Note very pumpy)
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Rob Stanfield

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/Aug/10

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 27/Jun/10 with Clare

AlexD - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Ryan

Chris Parsons - TR dog - 10/Jun/10 with Lee Dyer

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

Chris Parsons - TR dnf - 27/May/10

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/10 with Clare

trev_f - Lead - 16/Apr/10 with Mick Ward

tommytuffa - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/10 with tomar

Short but sweet, I did it with just 1 cam n.3. It's basically a three-moves-climb.
Tomar - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10 with "Brosky"

paul1234 - TR - 17/Mar/10

bonelessivar - Lead dog - 2010

Got the Bastard! First time I did this I got really pumped on the crux and fell after I'd got through it:( This time was okay though - just have to work out the right sequence!
Ewan Richards - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/09 with Piotr

deklan - 2nd - 19/Sep/09 with julie

Matt Bennett - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/09

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/09

Superb route, physical and technical.
Humpty Dangler - 2nd - 29/May/09 with Jordan Lane

GeorgeArmstrong - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Heather Loosemore

deklan - Lead - 08/May/09 with dad

gjchurch - TR RP - 07/May/09 with Paul

jon bradley - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with Huw Howells

timstyles - 2nd β - 03/May/09 with Huw Howells, Jon Bradley

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Apr/09

deklan - Lead - 16/Mar/09 with luke

ian d f - Lead O/S - Mar/09 with Pete B, Mark

markfromstoke - 2nd - 2009

phildavies84 - TR - 25/Oct/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Oct/08

Dr Caterpillar - TR O/S - 11/Oct/08 with UBMC

MagnusL - Lead dnf - 11/Oct/08 with A gaggle of people

MagnusL - 2nd RP - 11/Oct/08 with A gaggle of people

chockstone - Lead O/S - Oct/08 with Karl Stockham

luke13 - 2nd RP - Jul/08 with Dec

upontop - TR - 17/Jun/08 with Chris

Merlin - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Alex Elliot

Jesse Dufton - Lead - 09/Apr/08 with James Turner

This climb is turning into my nemesis!
maresia - Lead dog - 30/Mar/08 with Iain Afshar

Dale - Lead O/S - Mar/08

Hard to place gear
SGD - Lead - Mar/08 with Dale

django - 2nd β - 17/Feb/08 with pete

Hidden - TR - 26/Jan/08

Hidden - TR - 26/Jan/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Al Franks - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/07 with Sam Howell

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/07 with George cave, Sam Howell

KarlH - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Tom Hales

Very Committing
ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Nikki

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/07

Matt Tranter - Aug/07

Jen79 - TR dnf - Aug/07 with Matt Tranter

gfoster - 31/Jul/07 with Tim Holloway

Harder than it looks.
jonny5 - Lead dog - 30/Jul/07 with James Wasiak

paultaylor - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Pops

Did it clean this time. Still found it hard work, though.
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 30/Apr/07 with Clare

Steeper and tougher than it looks from the ground
maresia - Lead dog - 25/Mar/07 with Duncan McNair

gimmer - 2007

Bristoldave - Lead rpt - 29/Oct/06 with Doug Hamilton

Surprisingly hard - did not finish
bpmclimb - Lead dog - 12/Jul/06 with Clare

Paul Robertson - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/06 with Ben Friedland

Hidden - TR - 29/Apr/06

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/06 with James Wright

Was tough at VS and a classic sandbag!
beardy mike - Lead RP - 2006 with Miserable Chris

Tamlyn - Lead O/S - 2006

oldmanrivers - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - Lead rpt - Oct/04

Laramadness - 2nd β - 28/May/04

JamieAyres - 2nd O/S - May/04 with Nick Ingram

Hidden - Lead dog - May/04

Urgles - Lead O/S - 2004

Hardest VS I've ever done (I think it's been upgraded now)
Lev - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/03 with Claire Durant

al99 - Lead O/S - Oct/03 with Alex Wainwright

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 04/May/03 with rod

rapidrich - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/01 with Katie

James Moyle - 2nd - 01/May/01

cornishben - Lead O/S - 2000

T ny - 1999

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 1997

ericinbristol - Lead O/S - Jun/96 with Tom F

jim_randell - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/94 with RL

NeilGriffiths - Solo - 17/Oct/93 with jackie

Jon Didymus - Lead dog - 01/Nov/92

ChrisJD - Lead - 21/Sep/91

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
badgerjockey, davidclare, explodingsprouts, aipattison, Luke90

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