Bifur* VS 4b
[Tam pulling into the groove of Bifur (VS 4b), 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Photo: Tam pulling into the groove of Bifur (VS 4b) © Dave Virden

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Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Dec/14

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 13/Dec/14 with Tom C

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 06/Dec/14 with Tom C

Hidden - Lead - 06/Dec/14

JamesRich - 2nd rpt - 29/Nov/14 with Sam

KatOstrich - Lead - 19/Oct/14

GDS - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14 with bex, BCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/14

KatOstrich - 2nd - 05/Oct/14 with Viktoria

zcsharp - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Liam

jammy4536 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/14

maddy92 - Lead - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/14

marsden.d.paul - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Phil AMC

Dave Thompson - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Audry Morrison

easy climbing but bit run out before top!
Matthew Martin Wsm - Lead - 13/Jul/14 with marc fenton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14

clams - Lead - Jun/14 with Catherine

CatMc - 2nd - Jun/14 with clams

jon_ridley - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Will Pope

Very soft for VS
Griff1990 - Lead O/S - 09/May/14 with Dave Clare

davidclare - 2nd O/S - 09/May/14 with Adam Griffin

I love this route! its worth more than one star!
colinkeb - Lead rpt - 05/May/14 with john presley

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 14/Apr/14

Luke Davies - Lead - 12/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/14

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 10/Apr/14 with James Pomeroy

Tried again to avoid the tree, but stood on it when at knee height. Its just in the way!.
Poco Loco - 2nd rpt - 10/Apr/14 with Bald Eagle

First climb at Goblin Combe. Fantastic start to the day.
andyhewlett - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/14 with Mike Riley

Gibbo - 2nd - 01/Apr/14 with Tom Sutherland

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14

Defo HS
The Pylon King - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/14 with Matt

nice steady climb, will return to lead this soon!
Matthew Martin Wsm - 2nd - 26/Mar/14 with mark

Rebs - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/14 with Thom Jenkinson

thom_jenkinson - 2nd - 26/Mar/14

hp.hunt - 2nd - 26/Mar/14 with Pippa Churcher, Sam Hooper

climber darlo - 2nd - 23/Mar/14 with bronwyn jones

Really nice, probably HS
Lazytraveller - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Chloe Mead

Chlo-mead - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Jordan Smith

Great route at HS 4b. Good luck not touching the tree!
67hours - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Erinna

Jim Malo - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Mark

gregclarke - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Ygraine

Ygraine - 2nd - 09/Mar/14 with Greg

Glorious in the sun! Lower section and it's few loose holds are annoying but upper half is superb.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with James Rich

JamesRich - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Rob stanfield

Bit tougher than I remember it due to lack of activity. Interesting varied route, well worth the effort. HS 4b
stoneback - Lead rpt - 11/Jan/14 with Rob, Alan

Nice climb, well worth the star.
Bobling - 2nd - 11/Jan/14 with Nick

wurzelinzummerset - Lead rpt - 30/Nov/13 with Tom B

katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 30/Nov/13 with mike kann

good lead, easy for the grade
KatOstrich - Lead - 24/Nov/13

Forgot my rock shoes, climbed in hiking boots.
L_Games - 2nd - 24/Nov/13

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Nov/13

Slick - 2nd - 12/Oct/13 with Kevin Vans-Colina

wurzelinzummerset - Lead rpt - 10/Oct/13 with Brian

bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 10/Oct/13 with Alan

avictimoftheDrpsycho - Solo O/S - 09/Oct/13

Easiest VS I have done if you can sling the tree before the step left.
George Frisby - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/13 with Chris

stafford101 - 2nd rpt - 12/Sep/13 with George Frisby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13

nicknicely - Lead dnf - 15/Jul/13

Too easy for grade, very straightforward...
Tristypants - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/13 with Helen Eden

fishinwater - Lead - 25/Jun/13 with Rob H

easy for a VS
KatOstrich - 2nd - 19/Jun/13 with Camilla

Camilla Mapstone - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Katherine

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/13

Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Rich

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/May/13

Quirina - 2nd rpt - 18/May/13 with Neil Larsen

Poco Loco - 2nd rpt - 02/May/13 with R. Horler, Bald Eagle

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 02/May/13 with James Pomeroy, Rob Horler

Brian Moseley - 2nd O/S - 01/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13

wurzelinzummerset - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/13 with Andy

bradholmes - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Chris Bonner

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/13

very enjoyable and a bit committing. The move without using the tree is the best.
saraguti - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13 with rick sewards

Hidden - TR rpt - 16/Dec/12

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 08/Dec/12 with Ivan

Avoided the tree, still soft for VS, HS if you use the tree IMO. Nice though.
The Ivanator - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/12 with Alan

Low in the grade, but still surprisingly awkward if the tree is omitted.
stafford101 - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

LouiseP - Lead rpt - 14/Oct/12 with Anne, Jonathan

TomGudgeon - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/12 with James Clark

EmilyElouise - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

kateberry118 - 2nd - 28/Jul/12 with rauri brooker, sian richards

SianR - 2nd - 28/Jul/12 with Ruari & Katie

kirsten - 2nd - 21/Jul/12 with Brian

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Kirsten

Soft touch. Did it without chalk or using the tree .. but i was seconding!
Phil Murray - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/12 with Liz

Tried hard not to use the tree but it really was in the way!
JCookie - 2nd - 09/Jun/12 with Richard Plater

RiPomc - Lead - 09/Jun/12 with Julie Cooke

colinkeb - Lead - 04/Jun/12 with paddy wilson

Colin Lead the route with Paddy as the belay bunny
johnnyhobo - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Scott Eastwood, Paddy Wilson, Colin Baker

wurzelinzummerset - Lead - 26/May/12 with Mike

Mayaculpa - 2nd - 26/May/12 with wurzelinzummerset

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 22/May/12 with Rob Horler

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/May/12

Quirina - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with Neil Larsen

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 06/May/12 with Lee

lukerathmell - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Dale

Started up Jampols but veered to Bifur as former's crux looked very intimidating.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Alan

dale1968 - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12 with luke

mallardhealhook - 2nd O/S - 04/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/12

carl_123 - 2nd rpt - 28/Mar/12 with ali mac

ali macphee - Lead - 28/Mar/12 with lukerathmell

pheotleyr - Lead β - 25/Mar/12 with dave

Maybe just VS if you don't use the tree (I did)
Dave Ing - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Peter

Quite loose lower down but it gets better and better as you climb up. Lovely moves
Ragingpossum - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12 with George frisby

LouiseP - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12 with Sam Coppard

George Frisby - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/12

As a quick way to the top
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 08/Mar/12 with Clare

luke13 - TR - 03/Mar/12 with Elena, Helen, Hazel, James, Naomi

Jputterill - TR - 03/Mar/12 with Helen, Hazel, Luke, Elena

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/12 with Helen S

hms - 2nd rpt - 28/Feb/12 with Brian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/12

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 12/Feb/12 with Tom

stoneback - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/12 with Colin, Helen

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Jan/12

wurzelinzummerset - Lead - 22/Jan/12 with Chris

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 2012 with Tommy

Nix33 - 2012

John Southworth - 2nd - 27/Nov/11 with Jim Brooke

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 20/Nov/11 with Chris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11

Bonkers Dog - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Ali

allykat - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Sam

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 13/Oct/11 with Carl

shouldn't be vs 4b, more like hs 4b as there is plenty of gear around
carl_123 - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/11

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 02/Oct/11 with Clare

My first VS lead, but it felt more like Severe!
Katherine Ross - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/11 with Charlie Beard

Easy for the grade. Climbed in hiking boots with no issues.
cbeard - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/11 with Katherine Ross

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/11

Quite easy but nice all the same - bizzar how this is so easy for the grade but Gnome King, about 5m away, is pretty tough.
thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd - 21/Aug/11 with Dad

Really enjoyable climbing. Quite soft the grade, plenty of pro, Nice climb to end the day.
Helnorris - Lead - 02/Aug/11 with Steve Redmond

TommityP - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/11

Really nice climbing, nice holds, nice gear...
Bobling - Lead - 04/Jul/11 with Andy again

Radical-G - 2nd O/S - 22/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/11

Richard Morgan - 2nd - 05/May/11 with Toby Kluth

Ybot Htulk - Lead - 05/May/11 with Richard

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/May/11

Ruth ND - 2nd rpt - 03/May/11 with Pete Swan

ali newman ukc - 02/May/11

hutchay - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Alex George

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/11

Ruth ND - 2nd β - 26/Apr/11 with Mark Harrington

Kap - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Mar/11

aipattison - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Pete Swan

RalphC - Lead - 26/Feb/11 with Caroline

bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 30/Jan/11 with Ashley

ElvisLeg - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/11 with Brian Mullen

Hidden - Lead - 07/Nov/10

Clay C - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Cate

catemuir - 2nd - 16/Oct/10 with Clay

quality climb though no way its VS.
stvredmond - Lead - 02/Oct/10 with Toby Dunford

tobydunford - 2nd - 02/Oct/10

Nice easy climb to start the day. Had to leave a 6DMM on the rock list. :(
Gaijin - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10

my first vs. The tree is highly in the way, so did use it cos it was difficult not to!
hms - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Jenny

Jenny Seaborne - 2nd β - 19/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/10

Quality
ali newman ukc - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/10

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/10 with Clare

This route is a really nice HS 4b - theres not really that much difference using or not using the tree.
The Pylon King - Lead rpt - 31/May/10 with bpmclimb

bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 31/May/10 with Mark

climbingxcat - Lead - 31/May/10 with Brian

Not sure why this is VS. No difficulties at all. Good climb though.
ruaidh - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with StacyC

Chris Sansum - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Andy Flynn

suffolknick - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10 with Rob Patterson, Paul

zombie_pat - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Paul, Nick

timofy - Lead - 12/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10

rig - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with James Carpenter

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10

1st VS. Bottom section was a bit loose (not falling out but didn't feel ideal for protection). Top nice. Abseil descent
MJP - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Nathan Tsang, Sam Hardman

Tomar - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/10 with "Brosky"

bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 2010

dmaldonado - 2nd dnf - 29/Nov/09 with Harry Whitby, Tom Grant

harry40740 - 2nd O/S - 25/Oct/09

Nice and easy!
Ewan Richards - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Piotr

R_W_M - 2nd - 26/Sep/09 with Gareth

georgeevans88 - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/09 with Pete

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/09

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/09

briar4012 - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/09 with Marti

ian d f - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Mark

markfromstoke - 2nd - 23/Aug/09 with Ian

Very good route acted like an idiot when climbing it though.
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Dave Elder

The bottom is pretty loose, and overall soft for the grade, but a fun little climb nonetheless. Hard to avoid using the tree, its in the way!
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with James Gray

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

deklan - 2nd - 12/May/09 with julie

gjchurch - TR O/S - 07/May/09 with Paul

AlexD - Lead O/S - 01/May/09 with joeurwin

joeurwin - 2nd O/S - 01/May/09 with alex

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/09

Slick - Lead - 29/Mar/09 with Isabel Evans

Easy for the grade
SC - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with mike kann

nblackbeard - Lead rpt - 22/Feb/09 with Tom Grant

CarolineH - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Oct/08

Tamlyn - 2nd - 25/Aug/08 with Dave Pearson

luke13 - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Ali3735 - Lead O/S - Jun/08 with Andy M

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08

babymoac - Lead - 26/Apr/08 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/08

roc n run - 2nd - 21/Mar/08 with H

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

Ybot Htulk - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 03/Nov/07

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Nov/07

Reluctantly used the tree.
KarlH - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/07 with Vicky J

used the tree but primarily cos it ws getting dark and simon still wanted to lead it. Definately made it easier. Did second it earlier in the day clean without using the tree tho. Tree is significantly in the way to not use tho.
gfoster - Lead β - 21/Oct/07 with Simon James Berry

nblackbeard - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Gemma Foster

CarolineH - 2nd - 07/Oct/07 with Gareth

Circus - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Lou

Jen79 - 2nd - Sep/07 with Matt Tranter

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with Nicki, Heather

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jun/07

Feeling bold - 2nd - 02/Jun/07 with Pylon King

jon bradley - 2nd O/S - Jun/07 with Huw Howells

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 28/May/07 with Clare

mol - Lead - 18/Apr/07 with Sarah Bough

Tamlyn - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Mark Somerfield

used the tree, so I'd call it6 a HS
Protheroe - Lead - Mar/07 with Aled Davies

Tempest - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/07 with mike kann

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jan/07

Matt Tranter - 2007

Al Franks - Lead O/S - 2007 with Heather and Nicki

We tried Scrambling Remains (E1) and ended up going up most of Bifur. I went right of the tree without using it though which was tricky. Tree's definitely not `in' at VS.
Paz - 2nd β - 14/Oct/06 with SI

thomasadixon - Lead rpt - 14/Oct/06 with Mark

RedFox - Lead - 14/Oct/06 with Paz

thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/06 with Christian

A very soft touch VS
maresia - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/06 with Claire Tranter

sam coward - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Andy

Salsicha - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/06

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

Digger - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/06 with Aidan

kyt341k - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/06 with Ben Freidland

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/May/06

Hidden - Lead - 14/May/06

Hewey - 2nd - 14/May/06 with Sally

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/06

beardy mike - Lead O/S - 2006 with Lawrence Friell

Tamlyn - Lead O/S - 2006

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Dec/05

Hidden - Lead - 22/Dec/05

Mowglee - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/05 with Mark

Jethro - Lead - Nov/05

JamieAyres - 2nd O/S - May/05 with Ben Friedland

Hidden - 21/Feb/04

Hidden - 21/Feb/04

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Jan/04 with David Elder

liz j - Lead - Jul/02 with Ian Brown/Rob Johnson

Stone Muppet - 2000

jim_randell - Lead O/S - 14/May/94 with MB

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