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The Wrong Tap* HVS 5a

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This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

arose - Lead - 15/Mar/14 with Giles Cranston

Neil Stansbie - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Jade Ross

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Aug/13

The right hand side of the corner looks like it could collapse quite easily.
markfromstoke - 08/Jun/13 with Pete H, Steve N

MikeLell - 05/Jan/13

ianto - 2013

David 1st pitch. I ran 2 and 3 together. Nice climb.
darren hudson - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with David Ford

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/12

Al P1 me P2, I rant the pitch out form the peg because I assumed that the crack to right was off line, one hell of a runout :-)
puppythedog - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/12 with Al

Cold. Avoided crux, finished up Right Hand Route
Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12 with gareth

Led P1, Ollie Led P2
Darrell Read - AltLd O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Oliver Mentz

Lead pitch 2
31770 - AltLd O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Darrell Read

aged_ape - AltLd O/S - 03/May/11 with IH

In one long pitch. Fairly easy but bold climbing. The rib which forms the right side of the corner near the top is worryingly unstable.
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/10 with James Lane

katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10 with gary burgess

Chris P1, Gary P2
Chris Sansum - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Gary Lewin

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/10

ian d f - AltLd O/S - 14/Mar/10 with Grace Chuchla

Led 1st pitch, hard 4b, lots of wierd moves. Second pitch quite exposed but low in 5a or even just a 4c to follow. Chossy corner - remove your leaders micronuts with care!
PaulWatson - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/09 with Ben

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Sep/09

The crux has a very dodgy looking peg and nothing else, as well as some tough climbing. Once past the peg, the corner looks like it's being held there by the grace of god with some help from the angels and saints... climb CAREFULLY
mike kann - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Matt Bengy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/08

Seriously gearless! Brave lead by Toby.
thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Toby Kluth

Ybot Htulk - Lead - May/08 with Tom Dixon

fatfingerz - 2008

Last pitch was crazy! Had numb fingers, and felt like i was a mile above my gear! Great Fun climbing it though!
SamStokes - Lead O/S - 18/Dec/07 with Becky Taylor

Clarky10 - AltLd O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Sam Stokes

-restless- - 2nd - Nov/07 with Mike Broady, Sam Stokes

top bit - VS 4b
-restless- - Lead - Nov/07 with Mike Broady, Sam Stokes

maresia - AltLd O/S - 31/Oct/07 with Iain Afshar

cas54321 - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Mike

mikelaing - Lead - Aug/07 with Carolyn

2nd pitch although has adequate protection. This thins out after the sapling and being my first V.S lead gave me 25 foot of mind games before belaying from the two pegs in the bay (rusty but solid) as there is nothing else to belay from. The last pitch is a 5a negotiation of a bulge/overhang with a peg on the left to protect the move. Without the pegs the grade would be a lot harder and there is fantastic friction on the top of the 3rd pitch.
Strange little creature - AltLd - 01/Apr/07 with SimonSanders

feilx - AltLd O/S - 04/Feb/07 with Tom H

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Feb/07

Scary at top of second pitch, long runout but very manageable climbing. Good route.
Siderunner - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/06 with Bee

One 40m pitch. Felt a bit serious above the crux.
Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/06 with Ben Friedland

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/05

MikeC59 - Lead - 12/Jun/05

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead - Apr/04

markysums - Lead - 2003

Nigel Coe - AltLd - 2001 with John Walmsley

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/00

Hidden - 2000

kitkat78 - Lead - Jul/99 with Hester C

mikej - AltLd - 02/May/91 with Keith Edwards

Led pitch 2 whilst doing Right Hand Route instead of pitch 2 of that route.
JamieAyres - Lead O/S - Jul/86 with Jude Ayres

leland stamper - AltLd O/S - Jun/81 with hugh rawson

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
pftom, DomWatson, joeym, Dassie, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 26
hard E10 of 7
E10 of 7
easy E10 of 7
hard HVS0 of 7
HVS6 of 7
easy HVS1 of 7
hard VS0 of 7
VS0 of 7
easy VS0 of 7
hard 5b0 of 9
5b0 of 9
easy 5b0 of 9
hard 5a0 of 9
5a3 of 9
easy 5a5 of 9
hard 4c1 of 9
4c0 of 9
easy 4c0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 10
2 Stars0 of 10
1 Star6 of 10
0 Stars3 of 10
Bag of .....1 of 10
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Style of ascent

Lead22 of 50 (44.0%)
Followed5 of 50 (10.0%)
Alt Leads18 of 50 (36.0%)
Unknown5 of 50 (10.0%)

'Climbed'22 of 50 (44.0%)
clean O/S28 of 50 (56.0%)