The Alamo*** E2 5b
[Amazonian gritstone? Me on The Alamo (E2 5b), Eavestone, North Yorkshire, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
14m. A great climb, always clean and usually dry, up the right-hand edge of the front face. Climb to the bulges then head up the crack on the left to pass these and gain the slabbier front face of the buttress, right of the bounding rib. Finish direct. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Amazonian gritstone? Me on The Alamo (E2 5b), Eavestone, North Yorkshire © Jamie Moss
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This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/May/14

nick ferro - TR O/S - 07/Sep/13 with toolboxtim

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/13

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Debbie

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

Poor warm up choice - needed a brush in the crack/break so took a rest and cleaned. Top section sandy from recent rain so brushed as i went. It looked like it needed an abseil, but i'd seen it had been climbed recently, never mind. Lovely position.
Dave Warburton - Lead - 16/Jun/13 with Nick Warburton

duzinga - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Jie

Hidden - TR β - 16/May/13

PaulTanton - 2nd - 12/May/13 with Bruce Woodley

Had abbed down to give it a quick brush.
Will Hunt - Lead β - 28/Apr/13 with Paul Clarke

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 16/Apr/13 with Paul Clarke, Nigel Baker

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

Followed Tibor up the first half & then we escaped right up Oubliette.
pastep - 2nd - 14/Oct/12 with Tibor

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 22/Aug/12 with Simon Lambert, Mike Hammill

Paul Clarke - Lead - 2012 with Various

As mentioned previously the transition from strenuous crack to delicate slab is excellent.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Becky E

Great climbing, relatively easy moves but a combination of cold fingers, wrong gear and hangover made for a gripping voyage. I moved up and slightly right from the top of the crack to gear then back left across the slab. The slab direct is clearly possible and looks good but too bold today.
jkarran - Lead - 24/Oct/10 with Pete

Probably with a bit of a tight rope in places, felt hard in borrowed shoes.
petellis - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Cleric James Koran

cobweb - Lead - 14/May/10 with martyn hopson

Wow. This is a well cool climb. Proper strung out moves on the slab across to the arete and up. Real nice!
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 13/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/10

Fantastic combination of styles, really enjoyable climbing, great setting, and pretty safe.
PeteH - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Noel Peatfield, Naomi Hart

ndp - 2nd - 28/Mar/10

NaomiHart - 2nd dog - 28/Mar/10 with Noel Peatfield, Peter Hart

A great route, the transition from strenuous crack to delicate slab is killer. The route needs a good brushing down, as it was a bit dirty at the top.
al99 - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Martina Zandonella

One awkard move over the overhang
martinazando - TR dog - 04/Oct/09 with Al Benson

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/08

Shockingly bad. Got pumped somehow. A rest turned into a gear pull, into more rest. A good, hearty dogging session ensued. Must go back and do it clean!
RedFox - Lead dog - 11/Jun/08 with Tom K

Jack00 - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/08 with Jono

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/May/08

ollyroberts - 2nd - 09/May/08 with Ben

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

Jack00 - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/07 with Dan Short

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/07

flyin high - 2007 with Dave / Tim

DavidR - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/06 with Holly Adamthwaite & Steve Corcoran

Brown - Lead - 21/May/05

deanj - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/04

Roget - Lead O/S - 2004 with jon

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/99

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/98 with Suzy

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/98 with Oliver Allen

Dave Musgrove - 12/Jun/91 with Paul Dawson

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 15/Oct/90 with Simon Baker

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 18/Oct/89 with Tony Barley

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Calum Wadsworth, ebf, loco wilko, Matthew Ferrier, Ropeboy, woodsy, vix, Ewan Russell, sugy, Mattyk

Total votes cast 36
hard E30 of 13
E30 of 13
easy E30 of 13
hard E28 of 13
E25 of 13
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easy 5c4 of 13
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