Catacomb*** E1 5b
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Hidden - AltLd - 23/May/15

Great route with character. 1st pitch 5b definitely, tough army traverse. I led through. Pitch from Giant's Crawl was not easy (Colin) he did higher alternative which was grubby and technical not 5a again...last pitch was on the grade 5b move over bulge.
beds74 - AltLd - 23/May/15 with Colin Dyer

nige - AltLd - 26/Jul/14 with ewan mccallum

Not feeling on form today - seconded both pitches (best done in 2 pitches?). To go back and lead some time. Both pitches nice.
Lessworkmoreclimbing - 2nd - 21/Jun/14 with Kev

Hidden - 2014

I led pitch 2
Alex Munnery - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Jordan Peaker

Gudge - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Jon Stewart

apw - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Gavin Singleton

Me pitch 2 and 3.
Rachel Somerville - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Cal

P1 only which was excellent and probably E1 in it's own right.
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Jamie Sparkes

Only P1 as rest of our party had to leave. Excellent though intimidating and hard work. article here:
JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Liam Ingram

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13

1st pitch only.
domskezz - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/12 with Laurie

lead 1st and 3rd pitch
HB1 - AltLd O/S - 25/May/12 with ST

Hidden - Lead - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/11

John Postlethwaite - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/11 with liam

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11

tjmillen - Jul/11 with andrea

Matthew Robinson - AltLd - 27/Apr/11 with John Nuttall

Led P1 and 3. One slump on 3rd pitch figuring out the overhang... should of been clean. Pumpy route mind, move left on P1 is certainly committing!
markfairbank - AltLd dog - 25/Apr/11 with Ian Moore

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Pitch 1
ollyroberts - AltLd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Liam

Hidden - 2011

andybroadway - AltLd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Matt Munro

Hard cruxy start on traverse and could find the sequence. Found it very pumpy.
simon1965 - Lead dnf - 09/Oct/10

tim newton - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/10 with misha nepogodiev

Tim led P1, which involved some swinging around on jugs on the traverse (quite spicy as there wasn't much gear placed). I led P2, which was excellent, with two distinct cruxy sections (not too strenuous if you get the right holds) and interest maintained to the top. Did Leopard's Crawl to get to the start. That has a really enjoyable first pitch, pity the diffculties aren't more sustained. Tim led that one and I led the unexceptional P2.
Misha - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Tim Newton

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/10

jfreeman - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Stuart Llewellyn

Hidden - 2010

craig matheson - 2010

lead 2+3 together, brilliant!!!!
tomhull - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with matt harris

Lead 2nd and 3rd pitches
RobSimmo - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Jon Berry

kato'sdad - AltLd - 27/Jun/09 with Rob Simpson

Started up this then continued onto the top section of Security Risk.
HamishD - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/09 with Tom Ripley

IanJackson - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Will Sim

led p1. Dirty
Maz J - AltLd - Jun/08

good lead by tommy martin
Alex Mason - 2nd O/S - 13/May/08 with Tom Martin

John Pickles - AltLd O/S - May/08 with Neil Mackay

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Jun/07

Bern - 2006

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2006

Ben1983 - AltLd O/S - Jun/05

Shaw Brown - AltLd - May/05 with David Menadue

Hidden - AltLd - May/05

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/05

Led p 2 & 3
cem - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/03 with Graham Dolman

danm - AltLd - 2003

bullybones - 2002

arose - AltLd - Mar/01 with Terry Storrey

simon cox - 2000

Led pitch 3 5b
DavidEvans - AltLd - 09/Jul/99 with William Wilson

Led all pitches over the years.
DavidEvans - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/99 with William Wilson

ArnaudG - 1999

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 15/Sep/96 with George MacIntyre

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jul/95

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 06/Jul/92 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 06/Jul/92 with Dad

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/89

cold day
uphillnow - AltLd - 18/Sep/88 with pete grimshaw

Steve Crowe - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/87 with Bob Bennett

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

Hidden - Lead - 1984

Hidden - Lead - 1984

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd O/S - 1979 with Alan Walmsley

ian caton - 1977

Hidden - AltLd - 09/May/76

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