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Birdlime Crack* S 4a

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8m. This is a great crack line that takes good gear so well protected over the slight overhang. Great climb and keep fairly dry even if it's been raining although the ledge at the top can then be slippy and needs care if walking off from there.
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This climb is in 234 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Linked into The Elevator
Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14

dakidunn - 2nd - 03/Jul/14 with Gabe Oliver

andrew sandercock - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/14

Elsier - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Adrian

MikeLell - Lead O/S - 16/May/14 with Ben

JonathanJones - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/14

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 22/Mar/14 with Yvette Martin

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 22/Feb/14 with Joe Spedding

GAshby - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/13 with Mike, Alison

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with abbeywall, Fiona

abbeywall - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with Mike, Fiona

08nbrierley - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with ben watson

watson.b - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/13 with nicky

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13

traversed onto this from the harder Coldstream corner.
ClimbingGlen - Lead dog - 02/Jun/13 with David Gillen, Bobby little

b-mouse - 2nd - Jun/13

Julie Black - Lead O/S - Jun/13 with Tobes

alexmcmillan - Lead O/S - 28/May/13 with Max Scherer

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

annep11 - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Suzy

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/13

Lunar25 - Solo - 14/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/12

dakidunn - Lead - 22/Sep/12

Simnel - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with Mark

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 15/Sep/12 with Paul Davison

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/12

Lee Wilson - 2nd - 10/Sep/12 with Chris Scott

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 02/Sep/12 with Fiona

Adrianw - 2nd - 26/Aug/12 with Steve Kirkup

Klingon - Lead - 26/Aug/12 with Nimble

Brian led. Great crack with good gear and footholds so quite easy up the slight overhang. Would like to go back and lead it next time and maybe also finish to top of buttress Cloister Wall.
NeilJC60 - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Brian Finlayson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12

MDowson - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with sam webb

pmurdy - Solo rpt - 08/Jul/12

Klingon - 2nd - 01/Jul/12 with Nimble

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/12

rebecca duxbury - Jun/12 with MAGWITCH

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

MAGWITCH - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with Rebecca

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

RyMole - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Alex Robson

rob10150 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/12 with Andy Mcconkey

Andy McConkey - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/12

Really nice crack, shame it isn't longer. Ed's lead
sarah hawker - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Ed (Malta), Neil Morbey

barni - 24/Mar/12 with Ami

Craig McMahon - Solo - 22/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 18/Mar/12

brayg01 - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Tim Davies

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Feb/12

stouffer - Lead - 07/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Nov/11

daWalt - 2nd O/S - 20/Nov/11 with serge

oliverk - Lead - 20/Nov/11 with Marty

sergio46 - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Walter

crombie - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Louise

Hidden - Lead - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/11

with church of hookers
65m moderate millington - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11

David Cowley - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/11 with Mike Connolly

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/11

Klingon - 2nd - 28/Aug/11 with Nimble

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11

TomAnderson11 - TR O/S - 14/Aug/11

redshapedfriday - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with jess

JessicaBell - 2nd dog - 05/Aug/11 with Graham Hadaway

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/11

Craig McMahon - Solo - 30/Jul/11

IanHope - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with KatyHope

AvaWilsonHope - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with IanHope

katyhope - 2nd dog - 24/Jul/11 with IanHope

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/11

I said to the Pieman taht this was not the climb to start on. After admiring the scenery half way up he agreed.
T Break - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with climbing pieman

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/11

Nice wee route, used it as an a route up to platform after backing off the first pitch of Coldstream Corner. Followed it up by backing off the second pitch of Coldstream Corner. Great Tits nesting deep in the in the crack seemed undisturbed by climbers.
Tom Baird - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Mark Howie

mhowie - 2nd - 21/May/11 with stovepilot

to get to The Elevator.
iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 20/May/11 with Sam Wood

alan1234 - Lead O/S - 12/May/11

alisterrobbird - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

David Bird - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/11 with AliB

Simnel - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/11 with Alan

daWalt - 2nd rpt - 02/Apr/11 with timlukins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Matt, Carol

Awesome little route!!! Great protection.
Carol Goodall - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Matt Dooner

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/11

Simnel - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Tony S

Anthony1 - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with John L

Hidden - Lead - 20/Mar/11

markhammonds - 2nd rpt - 27/Feb/11 with Emily Raemaekers, Khalid Abdulla

Craig McMahon - Solo - 23/Jan/11

Andes - 2011

lisafer - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 06/Nov/10

difficult to find belay pro, especially with two people up there! says HVD 4a* in guide
dainbramaged999 - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

johnpuddephatt - Lead - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 16/Oct/10 with Cath Sullivan

ferdia - 2nd - 04/Oct/10 with Pimpy

NaomiHart - Solo - 26/Sep/10 with Ursula

qwidge - Lead - 18/Sep/10 with Roland

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

On the way to The Elevator
Richard Alderton - 2nd - 22/Aug/10 with Lewis (NMC)

pmurdy - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10

Rather steep and strenuous for the grade. Dont see how this can possibly be graded easier than Saints Progress.
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Nick DW

holly138 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Tom B

Peter White - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/10 with John Flitcroft

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/10

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 22/May/10 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 22/May/10 with Fiona

daWalt - Lead rpt - 02/May/10 with Lisa

Climbed as pitch one of Elevator.
stuaart - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Neil Redgrave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

gjd - 2nd - 11/Apr/10 with Lesley Ann, beth

jimmyrua - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Euan Strachan

Snorfalorpagus - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Chris Wallace

rgd1977 - Lead - 19/Mar/10

Glad to see it's S 4a here (my guidebook had HVD)
markhammonds - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10 with Donald Slater

fall-line - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/10 with Mark Hammonds

scott gibson - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Andysomething - 2nd rpt - 04/Nov/09 with Norman Bennett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/09

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead - 25/Oct/09

lucasp - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with simon lambert

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 19/Sep/09 with Mel

MelH - 2nd - 19/Sep/09

coral21 - Lead - 31/Aug/09 with Steve, Tom

stimpey - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/09 with Tom, Cas

Timpy1584 - 2nd - 31/Aug/09 with Caz, Steve

Steep, but loads of gear and jugs. A nice little climb but found it harder than MS.
barney800 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Katherine Shaw

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/09

Definately harder than MS, but good climbing. Found it very hard to construct a belay at the top as well.
LittleLuka - Lead - 09/Aug/09 with Michelle

stukent - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Steven Walker

Vicki M - Lead - 31/Jul/09 with Mina, Martha and Claire(team fem psyche)

Liked this climb - a good start to the day
ClaireNewlands - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Dan Whaley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09

Ok but definately tough for the grade. I'd give it Severe. At the top use the right facing crack at ground level about 2m to the right and a no. 2 nut placement in a slot behind the bracken about 1m right of the top out.
climberuk - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Niall

niallk - 2nd - 21/Jun/09 with Steven Harris, Sarah

SianR - Lead - 13/Jun/09 with Cora

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/May/09

willjh - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with David Spencer

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/09

BelleVedere - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Fiona Milligan

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 19/Apr/09

Snap - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Sam

Claire Taylor - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/09 with Dan Waters

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/09

Russell Lovett - Solo rpt - 05/Apr/09

Looked at this and assumed it was the first pitch of Coldstream Corner.
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/09 with Calum

Climbed as pitch 1 of Coldstream corner.
CalumC - 2nd O/S - 21/Jan/09 with Andy Moles

ewan i - Lead - 2009

tricky just trust your gear!
axeman - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/08 with schofield

got pumped placing gear, should've just kept moving.
daWalt - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/08 with Sam , Pavla

clive-greenwood - 2nd - 01/Sep/08 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/08 with Clive Greenwood

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/08

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 20/Jun/08 with Mrs Weasel

Mrs Weasel - Lead - 20/Jun/08 with JiveWeasel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08

ShelleyRhodes - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/08 with Chris Morrish

Trevera - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/08 with Eva Diran

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/08

boglebadger - Lead - Jun/08

Ian Jones - 2nd O/S - 24/May/08 with Claire and Christian Svenson

ShelleyRhodes - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/08 with Richard Stephenson

Chad123 - Solo - 13/Apr/08 with James Humble

snowy owl - Lead - 29/Mar/08 with Michael Orr

Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07

Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/07 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 22/Sep/07 with Fiona

pocketsarah - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/07 with simon

Very steep and physical for a MS. Problems finding belay at top
Colin Matheson - 2nd - 15/Jul/07 with Charlie Fisher

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/07

easers - Jul/07

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

Christopher Williamson - May/07

JLS - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Jacqui

Rose2 - Lead dog - Feb/07 with Neville

snowy owl - Lead - 14/Oct/06 with Rosie Fuller

beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/06 with Sandy

Russell Lovett - Lead - 10/Sep/06 with tony lickes

Sankey - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/06 with Luke

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/06

saph - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/06 with pheonix

Murph - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/06 with Jason

Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with Caroline Judson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/06

Russell Lovett - Solo - 30/Apr/06

steev - 2006

ducky - 2006

beermonkey - Lead - Oct/05 with ronnie

Hidden - 2nd - Oct/05

Hidden - Solo - 27/Aug/05

ChrisJD - Lead - 06/Aug/05 with Clare

PenJD - Lead O/S - 22/May/05 with Charlie Bartlett

barney_edin - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/05 with Nicole

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 2005

colin milton - 2nd - 25/Aug/03 with simon murphy

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/03

Hidden - Solo - 2002

Climbster - 2nd β - 23/Sep/01

auldscotal - Lead O/S - 2001 with Alastair Paul/Sylvia Vanbarneveld/Lyn Corrie?

gypsy3006 - Lead - 2000

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 1998

akamini - Solo - Sep/96

JiveWeasel - Lead - 31/Aug/96 with Mrs Weasel

whispering nic - Solo - Mar/94

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 19/Mar/93 with David

Hidden - Lead - Mar/93

Marti999 - Lead - 1992

rob.grafton - Solo - 27/May/91 with Bruce

malc - Lead - 14/Oct/90

Roget - Solo O/S - Aug/89

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - Solo - 10/Apr/82

Hidden - 1980

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Total votes cast 92
hard HS0 of 31
HS1 of 31
easy HS8 of 31
hard S4 of 31
S13 of 31
easy S3 of 31
hard HVD2 of 31
HVD0 of 31
easy HVD0 of 31
hard 4b0 of 31
4b1 of 31
easy 4b7 of 31
hard 4a9 of 31
4a9 of 31
easy 4a4 of 31
hard 3c1 of 31
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easy 3c0 of 31
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2 Stars14 of 30
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Style of ascent

Soloed21 of 234 (9.0%)
Lead123 of 234 (52.6%)
Followed77 of 234 (32.9%)
Toproped1 of 234 (0.4%)
Unknown12 of 234 (5.1%)

'Climbed'99 of 234 (42.3%)
clean O/S110 of 234 (47.0%)
clean β1 of 234 (0.4%)
clean rpt18 of 234 (7.7%)
dogged5 of 234 (2.1%)
dnf1 of 234 (0.4%)