Merle* S 4a
8m. The rounded arete left of the deep cleft has a tricky start. © ROCKFAX
Rounded breaks on the left of the chimney. Hard start.
Ernie Shepherd, Jack Wilson. 06/Aug/1965
PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 152 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

a13x - Solo rpt - 07/Sep/14 with Matthew Gibbings

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/14

matthewbromley - Solo - 18/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/14

stewc - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

stewc - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

katyhope - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with IanHope

IanHope - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with KatyHope

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Aug/13

rob couldnt do haha
Huffers69 - Solo - 04/Jul/13

Mickdenali - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Sarah Walker

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/13

thomaspomfrett - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/13

55pete55 - Lead - 26/May/13

Blisco - 2nd O/S - 12/May/13 with Alison Stanley, David Sim

good lead!
callumbarrington - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with adam

Callum lead and missed all the gear at the top...only one cam to retrieve
adamwesthead - Solo rpt - 05/May/13 with Callum

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/13

Jenni Myers - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/13

stev1e.wilso - 2nd - 02/Mar/13 with Andy Hudson

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 02/Mar/13 with Phil

Phil Mercer - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with John Brayshaw

DGY - Lead β - 14/Oct/12 with Barbara & Graham

papashango - Solo - 05/Sep/12

Scrabble - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

Awkward to start
rockman - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Geoff Mee

a13x - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/12

Harri777 - Lead - 27/May/12 with Alexis

eburki1 - Lead O/S - 25/May/12

yekko - 2nd O/S - 25/May/12

spragglerocks - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Mike

Wizzy - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 29/Oct/11

blackreaver - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/11

quantized - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Rich Jones

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/11

Led it but ended up starting too far right. Solo'ed with proper start after. Nice route
mattwilk - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11

mikestr555 - 2nd - 21/Aug/11

yorkshiresherpa - 29/Jul/11

whity4420 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11

Lead climb but didn't place any gear. difficult start.
dkd - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11

spitfirerick - Solo O/S - Jul/11

Couldn't do the start.
Steve John B - Lead dnf - 11/Jun/11 with another_mark

Eventually!
Steve John B - 2nd RP - 11/Jun/11 with another_mark

Hard work getting off the ground, but the rest is a doddle.
another_mark - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Steve John B

Hidden - Solo rpt - 02/May/11

Ellie79 - Lead - 01/May/11 with Craig

Hidden - TR RP - 29/Apr/11

Will_Maxwell - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11

succa89 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

adamwesthead - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 04/Apr/11

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

JoeDickens - Lead - Apr/11

josephgrimwade - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Laura Kirk

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/11

Anthony Dixon - Sent - 06/Mar/11

robblowen - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/10 with Dan O, Succa89, Munch

munch88 - 2nd O/S - 03/Nov/10 with rob

succa89 - TR O/S - 03/Nov/10 with robblowen, munch88

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/10

a13x - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Jessie Harris

lewisg - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Jim

Hard start worth a 4B grade other than that the climbs nice n easy
Tiddles09 - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Alex Charlesworth

phleppy - Solo - 19/Aug/10

parksy986 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/10 with martin hill

Compared to a S 4a route earlier in the day at Brimham, thought this was definitely harder. However, the tricky bit is right at the start so not too scary.
mountainbagger - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/10 with Mrs Mountainbagger

steve02697 - Solo - 04/Jul/10

pffft - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10

Mattyk - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10 with on my own

PerrinT - Solo - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - 05/Jun/10

scallan022 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with scottie390

Rich H - TR - Jun/10

a little slippery and damp at the start
pebbles - Solo O/S - 11/May/10 with will smith

awkward first move
mfisher - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Tom Reynolds

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10

gordon henderson - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Kerry Johnstone

parksy986 - Lead O/S - 2010 with martin hill

Rick Ashton - 2nd - 03/Oct/09 with Andy Salt

buddha1369 - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/09

John Pickles - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Andrew Morton

Ben.hopkinson - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/09 with Pam Rozniakowski

mark237 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Dave Coulson

gonzo_ls9 - Solo O/S - Jun/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/May/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Mar/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/09

JWB - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/09

Col Kingshott - Lead - 2009

will.grange - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Carley Friedrich

wheres_my_harness - Solo - 23/Aug/08

adam carless - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/08

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Soloed

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Jon Lury

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jun/08

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/08

eldre070 - Lead O/S - 22/May/08

gjshirley - 2nd - 22/May/08 with Mike Eldred

Will Smith - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/08 with Richard Storrie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/08

Simonj - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/08 with james

hawkins321 - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/08

markburgin83 - Solo - 2008 with TonyBBBB

Hidden - Solo - 2008

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Ruthy

geordiekev - Lead - 18/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo - 25/Aug/07

markburgin83 - Solo - 25/Aug/07 with TonyBBBB

PanzerHanzler - Solo O/S - 24/May/07

Matt Bill Platypus - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Solo

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/07

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Jaime

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07

tallan9 - 2007

joe_alexander - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/06 with Emma

crazydaisy - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/06 with Joe Alexander

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/06

JB - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/06

fizzy_elephant - Solo - 20/Apr/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/05

johancilliers - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/05

collingwood - Lead O/S - 14/May/05 with Rob Henzell

storky - Lead - 08/Apr/05 with Ian Hammond

VS4b - Lead - 2005

Brown - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/04

cem - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/03

Ander - Solo - 27/Jun/03

SteveM - Solo - 29/Mar/03

shoulders - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/02

Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 2002

Simon Caldwell - Lead rpt - 2002 with Carmen

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/01 with Richard Tomlinson

EddieA - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/01

Andy Say - Solo - 25/Jan/00

rocktigger - 2nd O/S - Mar/98 with lee + shelby

crater - Solo - 16/Jul/95

Pete Pozman - 1990

Hidden - 1985

Hidden - 1982

mikej - Solo - 05/May/71

Hidden - Solo - 1970

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mike96, Steve John B, David Wynne

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Total votes cast 51
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HS0 of 19
easy HS1 of 19
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S11 of 19
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hard 4b0 of 18
4b0 of 18
easy 4b8 of 18
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