Murray's Route*** S 4a
[Thom crosses the tricky slab of Murray's Route , 3 kb]1. Start just left of the rescue box. Go up the chimney and then traverse left across the polished slab. Continue to traverse and then head up to a belay when the angle eases. 2. Go up and slightly right heading for Abrahams cave. Belay in the cave 3. A long traverse - Go up the crack on the left of the cave then hand traverse across to the left into a corner. Go up the tricky chimney to the left of this and then another hand traverse to the left round a corner to a belay on a ledge 4. Go up to the right of the ledge, up a tricky crack and then easier rocks to the top. Decend down Easy Terrace

Ticklists: Classic Rock, Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, Best Multi-pitch Severe and Hard Severe.

Photo: Thom crosses the tricky slab of Murray's Route © Chris Austin
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Great Route, great exposure & very atmospheric, buzzards screaming overhead & mist swirling around the crag. VERY polished in parts.
Stevepa - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14

Best severe multi-pitch I have ever done. Continuous and interesting climbing in an exciting situation!
K Mckay - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/14 with Ben Lewis

Led p2 & 4.
Luke Jones - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/14 with JR - LMC

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/14

Jacob Forshaw - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14

Amazoniangirl - 2nd - 13/Sep/14 with Jacob Forshaw

Seriously wow, swinging off jugs and exposure :)
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - Solo - 26/Aug/14

Great route. Complex route finding :-)
Mickdenali - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Keith Biddle

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/14

Dave Wearing - AltLd - 23/Aug/14 with Bedspring

Brilliant, exposed and interesting in places. The wide crack at the top is stimulating.
Paulo H - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Aug/14

Mr Messy - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Sam

sarahjk - AltLd - Jul/14 with Mark

CJSuttz - Lead O/S - Jul/14 with James Moorcroft

Simon2005 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Gary H

55pete55 - AltLd - 28/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/14

led pitch 1 and 3 awesome climb!
fweatherall1 - AltLd - 22/Jun/14 with james

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/14

Jimmy O - Lead O/S - 30/May/14 with Clare Osborne

I lead pitches 1+3. Thanks to banksy for big hex on stance :-)
chris74 - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14 with sean

jon59 - Lead - 02/May/14

Led 2 & 3
KevB - AltLd O/S - 02/May/14 with Jon Evans

Stephen Shaw - AltLd - 19/Apr/14 with Nick

Cory, David HE
djking1983 - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/14

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Hidden - 2014

martintom - Lead O/S - 2014

nj.harris - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Sep/13

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

callum r - AltLd O/S - Sep/13

sarahjk - AltLd - Sep/13

Led P1 and P3.
blackreaver - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/13 with Mark

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 26/Aug/13 with Cath Sullivan

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Aug/13

bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Tom

tompilgrem - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Dad

Steve Lenartowicz - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with Clare

Hidden - 03/Aug/13

mcondon - AltLd - Aug/13

guisboro andy - AltLd - Aug/13

Strung pitches two and three together.
MarkRoe - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Callum Greaves, Matt Fisher

mfisher - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Mark Roe, Callum Greaves

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13

Dervey - 17/Jul/13 with Rich

Superb route at the grade
Richard Alderton - AltLd - 17/Jul/13 with Liam

Ran pitches 1 and 2 together but was obviously unable to remember that much route so took an unplanned detour up the VS (Murray's Direct) to a hanging belay just above the ledge I should have been on. Otherwise enjoyable.
catjm - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Robbie McLean

I lead pitch 1 and 4, Craig lead 2 and 3 together. Fun though route finding a little difficult and think we may have strayed briefly onto the VS next to the route for a bit.
Tasmin - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Craig Holden

stuart34 - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Francesca

Nice climb
Simonfarfaraway - AltLd - 14/Jul/13 with Ben Francis

Little B - AltLd rpt - 14/Jul/13 with Simon

Fran Sgr - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with stu

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/13

Max19 - Lead - Jul/13

montyc - 2nd - Jul/13

bgreen3761 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

mikeg243 - 2nd - 25/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/13

nick ferro - AltLd - 01/Jun/13 with Oli Birkill

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/13

Hidden - 2013

Andy Chadwick - 2013

Hidden - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/12

Led P1 and P3. One of the meatier Lakeland Severes.
CathS - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Dave Clark

Vicky L - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Kev

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/12

John & Jean
liverpooldave - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/12

Did this as an easier route as I felt ill. Decided to do it in trainers which made leading the polished P1 cheeky. P1 & 2 together. Tim did P3& 4 together.
jezb1 - AltLd - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12

Climbed with rucksacs. Led pitches 1,3 and 5.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/12 with Steve Grove

Great route
CM1992 - Lead - 20/Jun/12 with Sheep

mol - AltLd - 04/Jun/12 with Jesse

Little B - Lead O/S - 21/May/12 with Jane

Ste_b1978 - AltLd - May/12 with Leddo

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/12

Cold and wet but a good route all the same.
Theeni - AltLd - 06/Apr/12 with Matt Kemp

We did it in 5 pitches; breaking the traverse pitch. I led 1, 3 and 5. Hot sunny day at the end of March. Found the start of pitch 1 quite intimidating, but liked the slab.
BelleVedere - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Mark Eddy

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/12

Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Kris

The crux on pitch 1 requires boldness and good footwork - easy on top rope but requires a cool lead. There is an awkward off width higher up - be prepared.
csh.1000 - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Mike

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/12

Yes - after 30 years trying and 2 visits(its always been wet) its finally done. 20 degrees in March!!!
MikeDowsett - Lead - Mar/12 with Colin Harper

Very cold, made the first pitch interesting when couldn't feel hands on the holds!
Marq - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Martin P

Darron - 2012

Hidden - 2012

tapley - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

butteredfrog - 2012

gingermike1 - 2012

matt perks - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 19/Nov/11

Viki - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/11 with Jonny Nick

Led all pitches. Excellent climb. Found the belays very exposed and the final pitch crack very tricky and very bold unless you have a huge cam for the crack. Brilliant route.
Jonny Nick - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/11 with Viki

wanders all over the place with some testing "airy" and exposed moves with the odd dainty step. holds when and largely where you need them, gear generally okay. exposed for a s 4a.
colinw - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Tom W

Rich Clague - Lead - 17/Aug/11 with dave moffat

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 06/Aug/11 with Rod Molyneux

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/11

moose ridd - AltLd - 31/Jul/11 with M.Sadler

I led the last two pitches. Fantastic route, really enjoyed! Enough to think about but not too scary!
ceaddiso - AltLd - 30/Jul/11 with Conan

I lead the 1st two pitches as one. Thought Clare would struggle with the route finding leading these pitches so I left her the more obvious last two.
Conan - AltLd - 30/Jul/11 with Clare A

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/11

lead all pitches, nice day out
Matt Schwarz - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/11 with Nikki M

Led P1,3
Andysomething - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Bruce Perry

Led P1 & 3 an easy route going through some impressive ground.
Noodles - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Jill Reinsch

Jillybean - AltLd - 04/Jul/11 with Martyn

Great Climb! I lead 1+3, dave 2+4. Really nice climbing with good technical first pitch. 3rd pitch traverse had some good exposure but loads of gear, perhaps too much, lots of rope drag. The awkward crack on the 4th pitch proved to be a second crux with dave leading it well, and me having a tiny slip trying a lay back on second only to land on my feet on the ledge below before climbing more head on. Definite 3 star climb.
sjbrook - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Dave Richards, PMC

Dave Richards - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with sjbrook

7am.
alan moore - Solo - Jul/11

timf - Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Jun/11

Amazing climb with some brilliant exposure
Matt Schwarz - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with ollie wickham

Brilliant Climb. We missed the 2nd belay and went up a rib on the right to go directly to the hand traverse.
PieMan - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with James, Jim

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11

Darrell Read - Lead - 29/May/11 with Jon Rogerson

dripping wet first pitch - felt more like December then may. Fantastic route though with good positions.
31770 - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Ian Johnson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/May/11

Saluce - 2nd - 12/May/11

Cracking weather. Nice exposure. Second big route. Only my 5th trad climb.
Radioactiveman - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with Antony Mottershead ('hobit')

Hidden - AltLd - 02/May/11

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 02/May/11 with Judith Neaves

jon59 - AltLd - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo β - 24/Apr/11

Absolutely quality route
Sam Ash - AltLd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Ben Crook

Wet the previous day but drier today. Superb route
jackse - AltLd - 17/Apr/11 with kenny

really awesome climb. pleanty of technical heady bits, not difficult just nice, that give a great high when you committ. slings and big hexes neccesary
minirollsrule - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

ollie080488 - AltLd O/S - 04/Apr/11 with Matt Schwarz

Gave up after pitch 2 due to risk of being blown of the crag!
DaveAtkinson - AltLd dnf - Apr/11 with P.Cannon

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jan/11

Good route, two slabby sections found the most challenging parts, long traverses with big holds and massive exposure were great fun! To do again. Weather was also glorious for the end of january, a tiny bit of frost, but temperature warm and rock dry!
pffft - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Seb Roz

RobertHenrikHuffmann - 2nd rpt - 29/Jan/11

joe_lancs - Lead rpt - 29/Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

brianrunner - 2011

jon59 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Paul Boggis - AltLd - 2011

timmsy - 2011 with Anne Jacobs, Jude Osbourne

bullybones - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Another fine classic rock route. First pitch feels hard and always seems cold, eases after that with plenty good climbing above
A Mountain Journey - AltLd - 2011 with Kate

I did the first pitch, but was on the point of backing off at the crux as the handholds were very wet and slimey. I managed to do it, however we decided to back off as we were unlikely to finish before nightfall. Sadly had to leave the hex that I abbed off :(
Katherine Ross - Lead dnf - 20/Nov/10 with Jack Stone

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Sep/10

JakiBell - 2nd - 04/Sep/10 with Nigel Jenkins

Top quality from bottom to top. Big exposure. Bigger holds. Not a good route for inexperienced seconds.
barney800 - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with John Shaw, Katherine Shaw

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/10

Rick Ashton - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Peter McCallum

Crux pitch very enjoyable and well protected.
Richard Weller - AltLd - 03/Jul/10 with Ruth McArthur

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jul/10

ollyroberts - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/10 with Kyle

kylebradshaw - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/10 with olly roberts

Excellent. Worth its three stars.
andrea83 - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Saffra

HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Jase Robberts

Donald Kelly - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with John F PMC

3 on a rope with Dave Wilde, Antony led all for speed of assent.
reubensampson - 2nd - 26/Jun/10 with Antony Grayson

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/10

Lead the second and fourth pitch.
rockrat - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Ben Bravington-Sim

Led pitch's 1 & 3
buddha1369 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Iain (Go Ape)

saxonzulu - 2nd - 19/Jun/10

petegunn - AltLd - 18/Jun/10 with Davina

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/10

55pete55 - 2nd - 16/Jun/10

2,4
joe_lancs - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10

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

brilliant!
tobyk - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Joe Fennell

dja - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Andy Smith

Tightsgirl - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Ben Gibbins, Francesca Marshall

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Lindsey Pearson

joe1979 - Lead - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - Jun/10

Couldn't find route on P2, started to rain.
JackPott - AltLd dnf - 18/May/10

Cold & wet!
isi_o - AltLd dnf - 17/May/10 with Chris Austin, Thom Evans

Chris struggled to find the route on the second pitch, it started to rain and Isi and i were freezing on the belay, so we abbed off. Shame as the first pitch was great, with a great little move across the slab.
Gulon - 2nd dnf - 17/May/10 with Isi, Chris Austin

mortimea - 2nd - 08/May/10 with Roger Jackson

AndyT1151 - AltLd O/S - 07/May/10

LozM - AltLd - 02/May/10 with Mark J

Big Al stole our guide book.
Mr Tea - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Ian Crook, Carrie Marr

mark stansfield - 2nd - 24/Apr/10 with John C

PeteCheung - AltLd - 11/Apr/10 with Ian

ian d f - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Mark

markfromstoke - AltLd - 11/Apr/10 with Ian

Hidden - 2010

alancash100 - AltLd - 2010

David Woods - 2nd - 2010 with Mikey Vogler

Spence22 - Lead O/S - Dec/09 with Charlie

Jim Malo - 2nd - 23/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/09

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

wet
LozM - AltLd - 29/Aug/09 with Mark J

What a classic route!
Conan - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Jenny

Adam1973 - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Neil

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/09

AndyMay - 2nd - 08/Aug/09 with Welsh Neil

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

Moved together on it, steve first to cave then swapped over and I finished. Really enjoyable way to do it
Jim Walton - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Steve Pugh

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/09

Great route. Just finished as it poured with rain so sheltered under the first aid box!
Babika - AltLd - 04/Jul/09 with Rich B

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

joeydurkin - AltLd - 27/Jun/09 with Chad

Lead 3rd pitch, Stopped for a while in Abrahams cave whilst the rainstorm went past!
RobSimmo - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Jon Berry

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

Matthew Robinson - Lead - 12/Jun/09

piersnewton - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/09 with phil newton

cheeky - Lead - 08/Jun/09 with Andy Philipson

mark4344 - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/09 with dave tourell

Andrew1 - Solo - 31/May/09 with Jake Surman

Led P1 and 3
Gustav - AltLd O/S - 31/May/09 with Matt G

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/09

Hidden - Solo - 31/May/09

jonny taylor - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Andy B

Hidden - AltLd - 29/May/09

dashitboarder - 2nd - 25/May/09 with Dad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09

Excellent route! Really enjoyable first pitch.
Martin Davies - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/09 with Alex Peace

So windy my tight hat blew off my head disappearing Goats Water-ward and my camera case sailed off to Scotland.
jimorothy - AltLd - 17/Apr/09 with Rachel Crolla

a13x - AltLd - 17/Apr/09 with Martin Davies

mikemartin - AltLd - 14/Apr/09

Me P1 which was really tough in the wet.
eldre070 - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/09 with Mike Martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09

Nice hand traverse pitch, and typically thrutchy final off width crack moves. Have done more classic Claassic's, if you know what I mean.
Karlos - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Daniela

keith leonard - Lead dnf - 2009

beaumap - 2009 with Peter Camp

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/08

donkster - Lead O/S - Oct/08 with DaveNW

PaulHermes - 2nd - 28/Sep/08 with Martin VCCC

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Sep/08

Absolutely amazing, technical climbing
Katya - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/08 with Iain

rfdl100 - 2nd O/S - Jul/08 with Simon Waters

Led all pitches. Bottom two pitches were a bit wet but the rest were in good nick. First multi-pitch route, and what a cracker!
Jack00 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/08 with Jono

Swirly - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Ann S

industrialiceman - 2nd - 15/Jun/08

Franco Cookson OLD - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Ian Jackson

cheeky - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Mark Philipson

quality classic route. Never easy, never too hard.
mark4344 - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Matt Payne

martin one - AltLd - 07/Jun/08 with dave knight

Rog Wilko - AltLd - 07/Jun/08 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/08

Brilliant classic
beckycoles - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 25/May/08

Bailed from pitch 3 due to Laura finding it difficult and fading light! Not quite benighted :-)
Andy S - Lead dnf - 18/May/08 with Laura

DerwentDiluted - AltLd - 10/May/08 with Thom H

Superb Classic Rock tick, with the crux on the slab quite early on. No problem in the dry, with a good ape index! Great moves in excellent mountain environment, deserves its three stars. Trip Report at www.pardoe.net/climbing/dowcrag.htm
Steve Pardoe - 2nd - 07/May/08 with Robin Beadle (Guide)

Lead pitch 3 & 4 as one.
Will Hunt - AltLd rpt - 05/May/08 with Sean Jacobs

tomhull - AltLd - May/08 with dan barnfield

BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 17/Feb/08 with Neil McEwan

Not a breath of wind, warm and sunny. February on Dow??
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 13/Feb/08 with Gill Ainsworth

First pitch a right bugger
Gybebunny - 2nd - 13/Feb/08 with Peter Metcalf

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/08

Hidden - 2008

nickcj - Lead - 2008

Chris L Hill - Lead O/S - 2008 with Ed Cheadle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07

Dave Wearing - AltLd - 06/Oct/07 with John Weale.

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/07

abbeywall - AltLd - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Sep/07

Led pitches 1 and 3.
Matt - BodyPoint - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/07 with Andrew Wood

beds74 - Lead - 23/Aug/07 with Tony Holliday

Lead first and second pitches as one.
Will Hunt - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/07 with Tom Ripley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd - 04/May/07

Led first and 3rd pitches
Caralynh - AltLd O/S - 04/May/07 with Lizzie (Flicka)

Rob Rocket - AltLd - 21/Apr/07 with Dave Wearing

Dave Wearing - AltLd - 21/Apr/07 with Rocket.

davetigger - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - AltLd - 2007

Pete Graham - AltLd - 2007 with Malcolm Scott

innesmac - 2007

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/06

whispering nic - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/06 with The Wife

Zoomer - 2nd - 25/Jul/06 with A Student

malc - AltLd - 02/Jul/06 with AP

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/06

led second pitch and create the worst rope drag ever experienced but just about made it work for bringing up pete!
gazbonutter - AltLd O/S - Jul/06 with Pete MacDonald

Raggar - AltLd - Jul/06 with Ian M, Jon B

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/06

Some advice from Andy on crux shortly after start. Did it OK by taking a leap of face and walking/smearing 2 steps around the crux.
johnjb - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/06 with Andy P

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/06

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - AltLd O/S - May/06 with Matt Gordon

Brilliant Route done on fine sunny April day, this what climbing is about
Mike Hall - AltLd - 29/Apr/06 with GGraham

Classic. Pitches 1 and 3 are especially good. The move across the polished slab on pitch 1 is definately the crux and felt quite hard.
alexanderpatton - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/06 with Sonia Bracegirdle

King Rat - AltLd - 2006

jim robertson - 2006

TGreen - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/05

Fantastic bivi end at top
michaelb1 - Lead - Aug/05 with Stevie graham

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/05

wildrover220 - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/05 with Pete Trudgill

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/05

Went off route onto Murrays climb direct
AngelaC - AltLd - 23/Sep/04 with Dieter Cole

Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/04 with Carmen

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/04 with Chris

PenJD - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/04 with Kate Ludley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/04

Hidden - Solo - Jul/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/04

Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/04 with GW, KenI, MikeW

& Louise Phelps
net - AltLd - May/04 with Rob

John Pickles - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/04 with Kieran Hodgson/Giles Elliot

leerybunny - AltLd O/S - Apr/04 with Ros Murray

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Oct/03

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Sep/03

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Aug/03

John Marsland - Lead - 13/Jul/03 with Tony Buckley

Hidden - AltLd - 31/May/03

Hidden - AltLd - May/03

tlr - AltLd - May/03 with Pom

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2003

MaNimal - AltLd - 10/May/02 with Martin Simpson

Ann S - 2nd - May/02 with Bill Harrison

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/00

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/00

SimonN - AltLd - 30/Apr/00

Howard J - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/00 with Jon Edwards

the abmmc - 2nd - 2000 with Karl Rowe; Tim Deans

Backed off no guide book out with first timer..
yorkshirebloke - Lead - 2000 with Juls & many

bullybones - 2000

runestone - 2000

simon cox - 2000

Lead 2nd pitch
MartinN - AltLd - 11/Nov/99

biggianthead - 05/Sep/99 with T

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/99

kickaha4 - 2nd - 02/Aug/99 with Karl Rowe

FrankW - Lead O/S - 01/May/99 with Laura

Hidden - Solo - 01/May/99

babymoac - AltLd - 29/Aug/98 with Charles

cem - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/98 with Andy Buckley

jim_randell - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/98 with MB

Hidden - Lead - 1998

ColdAndWet - Lead - 1998

Paul lead the 1st pitch of Murray's Direct, then we stuck to Murray's Route for the rest of the cimb. I lead pitches 2, & 4.
Paul-Michael - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/97 with Paul Nurse

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/97

Stuart went off route and we ended up on Woodhouses Route
Howard J - AltLd dnf - 12/Apr/97 with Stuart Lynn

Adrian Daniels - AltLd - 22/Mar/97 with John Parrott

Neil Conway - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/96 with Steve Hardy

Babika - AltLd - May/96 with Mark Jones

All but 1st pitch in torrential rain despite in middle of a drought
Ian Archer - AltLd O/S - 12/Aug/95 with Paul Rogers

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jul/95

steve prior - AltLd - May/95 with Carol E

Cold day with intermittent snow flurries and later a blizzard
EddieA - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/95 with Simon W

Hidden - Lead - 1995

shark - Lead - 10/Aug/94 with Sonia

stokienomad - 1994

five - AltLd O/S - Aug/93

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/93

Lead one pitch of VS Direct Route by mistake... oops.
Ian Robertson - AltLd - May/93 with Hal Griffiths

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/92

Mick King - Solo - 08/Jun/92

Led 1&3
Iain Thow - AltLd - 24/May/92 with Chris Dodd

Sean Kelly - May/92

auld al - AltLd O/S - Jun/91

mattnuttall - Lead - 04/Aug/90 with Alan Holden

lithos - Lead O/S - 16/May/90 with yumc

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/90

Steve Lenartowicz - 1990

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jul/89 with Debbie Wilkinson

mark-abz - AltLd - Jul/89 with Terry ?

Andy Say - Solo - 29/Jun/89

Dave Musgrove - Solo O/S - 24/May/89

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/89 with Alan Lilley (Thug)

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Jun/88

a great mountain day
climbing_goose - AltLd O/S - 1988 with dave colsey, pete hall

PeteCheung - AltLd - 1987

malc - AltLd - 28/Sep/86

Tony Buckley - Lead - Oct/85

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/84

nige - AltLd - Apr/84 with kevin hunt

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1984 with Various

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1984 with Various

biggianthead - 19/Jun/83 with G

Bob - Solo - 18/Jun/83

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1983

JohnHutch - Lead - 02/Jun/82 with HRB

Hammy - Solo - 05/Apr/82

ill_bill - Lead - 1982

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Solo - 1982

robinsi197 - AltLd - 1980 with Barbara

Chris Craggs - 1980

Tom V - 1980

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 26/Aug/78 with Sarah Bridge

Hidden - Aug/78

Nigel Bond - Lead - 29/Apr/78 with Tony Cuddy

Steve Woollard - Lead - 1977 with Norman Hoskins

Sean Kelly - May/76 with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford

Lord of Starkness - Lead - 1976 with Dave Bowen

rogerskews - AltLd - 1976 with Martin Coward

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 12/Jul/75

Working. School pupils
David Smith - Lead - Jun/75

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 15/May/75 with George Diprose

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/70

Date is approximate, partner probably Pete Clayton. Done many times since whilst working
David Smith - Lead - 1969

Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 0000

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Voting
Total votes cast 161
hard HS0 of 59
HS1 of 59
easy HS3 of 59
hard S19 of 59
S36 of 59
easy S0 of 59
hard HVD0 of 59
HVD0 of 59
easy HVD0 of 59
hard 4b0 of 52
4b2 of 52
easy 4b4 of 52
hard 4a27 of 52
4a19 of 52
easy 4a0 of 52
hard 3c0 of 52
3c0 of 52
easy 3c0 of 52
3 Stars43 of 50
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