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Red Pencil Direct*** HS 4b

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Ticklists: Classic Rock, The 3 star way to yorkshire gritstone's heaven.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 129 logbooks, and on 27 wishlists.

Martyn Nicholson - Lead - 15/Jul/14 with Alastair Pease

Seemed stiff for MS, which is what it got in my guide. The UKC grade seems about right.
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 12/Jul/14 with Richard Bower

maria85 - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Neil

Ken Taylor - 2nd O/S - 16/May/14 with Andy Chadwick

Nez - 2014

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Euan S - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/13

timmsy - 2nd - 14/Nov/13 with David_Gledson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13

baldy.matt - 2nd rpt - 28/Sep/13 with Kelvyn James

Hidden - Lead - Sep/13

Daniel Duerden - Lead - 21/Jul/13

DaveB61 - Lead - 16/Jul/13 with Mike Dowsett

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 16/Jul/13 with Dave Bankart

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/13

nick ferro - 14/Jul/13

rbrookes2 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Nick Ferro

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13

Darrell Read - Lead - 08/Jun/13 with Ian Johnson

thomaspomfrett - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Ed Poulter

Hidden - Lead - Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

petegunn - Lead - 02/May/13 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/May/13

chris ginge - Lead - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Richard Kinsman - Lead O/S - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

stev1e.wilso - 2nd - 23/Sep/12 with Simon

Cold and a bit loose in places but stunning day and great fun
Batt - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with Ali, Mel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12

Hadn't dried, crack was soaking. Finally put it to bed.
beds74 - Lead - 08/Sep/12 with Rebecca Edwards

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/12

Roget - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/12

Lovely climb and Neil found 5 Norwegian Kroner coin on the route!
brummievet - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/12 with Neil Palmer

kato'sdad - Lead - 19/Jun/12 with Olly

ollyroberts - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/12 with Jon Berry

GPN - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with Annette

Inside a cloud with the sounds of the Horton Gala day sounding bizarrely close below...
net - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with George

Spongeclimber - 2nd O/S - May/12 with adi bryant

R Spisser - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Gemma Gwynne Stevenson

A good line but horrible conditions: wet and slimy. Probably a bit too early in the season
Theeni - 2nd - 17/Mar/12

Graham Westbrook - 2nd - 17/Mar/12

petekeron - Lead O/S - Mar/12 with Kevin Adams, Chris Wright

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/12

Hidden - 2012

butteredfrog - 2012

JonG - 2012

DGY - 2012

Shaw Brown - 2012 with cliff brown

matt perks - 2012

simon1985 - 2012 with Steve Wilson

jon59 - Lead - 24/Oct/11

Another seemed easier than red pencil
xphoenix0 - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Nicolas

carl_123 - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/11

very nice route, and a great 3*
mikestr555 - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11

spitfirerick - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/11

Trotted up to do this after realising I hadn't led it for the 3* challenge. Good stuff!
Mattyk - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/11 with Dominick Spracklen

MartinLister - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with Peter Brown

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Apr/11

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with chris Lyness

Jim Walton - 2011

Bob - 2011

bullybones - 2011

RCrockford - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Jonah, Andy C

Mike Turner - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Keith Fisher, Dave White, Alan Beaumont

Jen80 - 02/May/10 with Cooper

Really good climb. Scariest part was the large loose boulder which makes up part of the right hand arÍte moving about an inch as I pulled on it. Thought it would land squarely on Jenny belaying below. Probably made the route hard for myself than I needed by trying to climb all the way to the roof, rather than stepping right a metre lower.
hcooper - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Jennifer Slack

adi bryant - Lead - 10/Apr/10 with Jake, Lee

innes - 2nd O/S - Feb/10 with Nibs, Max

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/09

ayuplass - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with miles

Tough start to gain main corner. Done in the rain, slimey as hell.
Karlos - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Alan H

Seymore Butt - 2009

Superb route with some entertaining bridging possitions. Abie Meddings and Jean joined us and come up on TR.
texuspete - Lead - 07/Jun/08 with Matt Shrubb

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/08

jason - Lead O/S - 20/May/08 with manmike

jimorothy - Lead - May/08 with Rachel Crolla

AndrewJenkins - 2008

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead - 17/Sep/06

Caralynh - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/06 with Lizzie (Flicka)

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Sep/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 02/May/05 with Richard Williams, Christian Darr

Steve Lenartowicz - 2005 with Pammy, Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/04

Mattyk - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/03 with Jamie Moss

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/03 with Carmen

lithos - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/03 with julie

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/03

nai - 2nd - May/03 with Tim

tlr - Lead - May/03 with Pom

I seem to remember one of us backed off due to loose blocks and an epic in the dark ensued, however, I cannot remember if it was me or him!
chrishedgehog - 2nd dnf - 23/Sep/00 with Dan Bailey

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/00

orb - Lead O/S - May/00 with Adele Berkin

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - 2000

bullybones - 2000

alan moore - Solo - 2000

mjeffery - 1999

Tony Buckley - Aug/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/98

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 03/May/98 with Tony Morris

Hidden - Lead - 1997

steve prior - Lead - Jul/96

Bit of a trek, but worth it for the Classic Rock tick..
Babika - Lead - Aug/94 with Sean Toms

tapley - Lead - 25/Jun/93 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - Lead - 1991

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/90 with Chris

craig h - Lead O/S - 01/May/89 with Jed (YDNP)

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/89

COLD, so COLD and very very windy. I couldn't throw the rope back down for the third man, it kept blowing back. ended up lowering the "second" so that the third climber could come up.
BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/89 with Martin Dyer, Chris Lane, Alan Lilley (Thug)

nigehughes - Lead - Aug/88 with Chris Hewitt

babymoac - Lead - 12/Jun/88 with Paul S & CUCC

Nigel Bond - Lead - 26/May/86 with Roger Skews

rogerskews - AltLd - 26/May/86

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 03/May/85 with John Byrne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/84

mikej - Lead - 15/Apr/73 with Stewart Grant

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 129 (1.6%)
Lead69 of 129 (53.5%)
Followed30 of 129 (23.3%)
Alt Leads2 of 129 (1.6%)
Unknown26 of 129 (20.2%)

'Climbed'76 of 129 (58.9%)
clean O/S50 of 129 (38.8%)
clean rpt2 of 129 (1.6%)
dnf1 of 129 (0.8%)