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Side Walk*** E2 5b

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This climb is in 64 logbooks, and on 13 wishlists.

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13

Lead P2+3 as one and P5. First Extreme Rock tick, I believe, and great climbing even if it weren't. Very cold belays at the top of P3 and P4, in the shade and wind.
jelaby - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with notgnarly

Me pitch 2, 3 and 5.
Rachel Somerville - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Graham

Graham Booth - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with rachel somerville

Great climb, led pitch 1, 3 & 5. Cruxes clean, but bit dirty in other areas. Guidebook description is correct, go from the top of the pillar on the first pitch.
MikeLeeds - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Tom Jones

Mike, P1, P3 & P5. Me P2 & P4. One rest on P2, which I really shouldn't have taken.
tsjx - AltLd - 14/Jul/13 with MikeLeeds

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/13

Pretty clean and great 2nd and 3rd pitch especially if you do it as one. Abbed off after that.
Dan Mckinlay - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13

Malcolm Bass - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Andy Brown

Led p2/3 together and p5. The harder lower pitches are worth doing with good climbing and positions - a bit scrittly but cleaning up and currently all dry and chalked. The top two easy pitches aren't so great. Oh and found guidebook description spot on for p1, traverse left right at the top of the pillar, intimidating but not too bad. Tom tried the undercut flake half way and he found it a lot harder.
AJM - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Tom Lambert

Good route up to the end of pitch 3. A bit dirty but getting cleaner with traffic. The route from the top of the pillar looks scary but is fine; don't be tempted by the more obvious but far harder lower traverse on undercuts.
Tubs - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with AJM

I led odd numbers. Would be fantastic if it was a bit cleaner. Deserves to get done more
Apharri - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Dave Wharton

andybirtwistle - 2013

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12

John Postlethwaite - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12 with liam

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12

Andrew1 - AltLd - 27/May/12 with Jake Surman, Chris Fisher

Hidden - AltLd - 27/May/12

Stone Idol - 2012

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - 2011

Steve Crowe - 2011

considered lower traverse but stuck with guide book directions and went from top of boulder; fab route, was very dirty though
cobweb - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with martyn hopson

craig matheson - 2010

Graham Iles - AltLd - 31/May/09 with Neil Cooper

Seymore Butt - 2009

Pete Graham - AltLd - Aug/08 with Jake and Tom

Mislead on the guidebook by first pitch, fran went of route, lowered off. I tried the correct route, obvious when your up there, gave up and lowered off. Franco tried and gave up and lowered off!! Its a traverse left, half way up the pillar, on big holds under a big undercut flake. compare this description with the guidebooks!! Will be back in a few weeks for a rematch with fresh arms.
IanJackson - Lead dnf - 15/Jun/08 with FRANCO COOKSON

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/08

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jun/07

Dave Kerr - AltLd - 05/Jun/07 with Peter Phillips

peterp - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/07 with Dave Kerr

Toby Dunn - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06

Bern - 2006

datoon - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/05 with RT

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/05

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/05

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/97

Easy last pitch a little worrying on account of rock
David Smith - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/95 with Martin Akhurst

David Smith - Lead - 19/Aug/95 with Martin Akhurst

A pile of shite!
Rich Kirby - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/95 with Paul Tanton

alkira - AltLd - 21/May/95 with andy owen, graham ettle

Glenn Sutcliffe - 1995 with keefe

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Aug/90

Dave Rumney - 13/May/90

Billg - AltLd O/S - 06/May/90 with Jon Barton

Hidden - AltLd - 22/May/88

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 05/Jul/87 with Johnny May

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1987 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

Bob - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/86 with G. Dawson

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 30/May/84 with Jim Worthington

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jun/81

Hidden - AltLd - 18/May/80

robinsi197 - AltLd - 1980 with Barbara

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980 with Nigel Baker

Pedro50 - AltLd O/S - 21/May/78 with Wil Hurford

ian caton - Lead dog - 1977

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd O/S - 1977 with Phil Mitchell

Hidden - 1973

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Style of ascent

Lead13 of 64 (20.3%)
Alt Leads39 of 64 (60.9%)
Unknown12 of 64 (18.8%)

'Climbed'35 of 64 (54.7%)
clean O/S27 of 64 (42.2%)
dogged1 of 64 (1.6%)
dnf1 of 64 (1.6%)