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The Gnome King* HS 4b

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This climb is in 298 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

Tricky little move at the crux, got it in the end tho! Glad to get it done!
bigtimematty - Lead - 16/Sep/14 with ian marshall

Tom F Harding - Lead dnf - 13/Sep/14 with Sam Collins

Delightful bomber hand jamming, much more interesting than I thought it was going to be
sheelba - Lead - 13/Sep/14

shaunleonard - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Andy

maddy92 - Lead - 24/Aug/14

Roar baby!
AndyRogers - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with shaunleonard

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/14

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

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

Steve Bartle - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/14 with nicknicely

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 29/Jun/14

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

clams - Lead - Jun/14 with Catherine

CatMc - 2nd - Jun/14 with clams

hairy51 - AltLd β - Jun/14 with Ben Axford

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

miriamclaire - Lead dog - 17/May/14

Still a hard hard severe. Well protected though.
Poco Loco - Lead rpt - 14/May/14 with Dave B

Griff1990 - Lead O/S - 09/May/14 with Dave Clare

John stormed this at the end of the day, he made much less noise than me over the crux
colinkeb - 2nd - 05/May/14 with john presley

Removed gear on ascent
allystrac - TR O/S - 05/May/14

steve-grigg - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/14

felixizzy - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

Luke Davies - 2nd - 12/Apr/14

Fell short distance. Didn't enjoy at all.
andyhewlett - Lead dog - 04/Apr/14 with Mike Riley

Gibbo - Lead - 01/Apr/14 with Tom Sutherland

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/14

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

Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Ian M

Ian Miller - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Ben Darby

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/14 with Greg Clarke

Lazytraveller - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Chloe Mead

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

Nice climb with a bit of a polished layback.
67hours - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Erinna

gregclarke - 2nd rpt - 16/Mar/14 with Brian

Jim Malo - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Mark

fell off crux, poorly placed cram ripped out and hit floor - ouch!
gregclarke - Lead dnf - 09/Mar/14 with Ygraine

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

Hidden - Solo rpt - 08/Feb/14

wurzelinzummerset - Lead rpt - 11/Jan/14 with Rob, Nick

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jan/14

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

Found pretty tough for my first HS, plus dropped nuts half way up made things worse. Fun in hindsight with cool moves.
Chris-UBMC - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/13

Slick - Lead - 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

crux is very powerful climbing but with a great hex placement. Could layback it but I just chose to lunge high instead.
George Frisby - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/13 with Chris

stafford101 - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/13 with George Frisby

dan23584 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Simon Rodgers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/13

catty_9 - Lead - 19/Jun/13 with Steve Gibbs

alice_loudon - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Geoff

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

Rowan Mitchell - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Andre Steele

A harder crux than I was expecting for the grade.
Brian Moseley - Lead dog - 01/May/13

richardsavill - Lead - May/13 with Beth Logan

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/Apr/13

jayyaj - Lead - 27/Apr/13 with David Minshall

jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13 with Geoff Pyatt

bradholmes - Lead dog - 01/Apr/13 with Chris Bonner

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

nice route, managed to place a size 4 and size 5 cam
grp - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/13

bonoid - 2nd O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Kyle87

suprisingly hard, but maybe i just wasn't warmed-up
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/12 with Mike

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/12

Mayaculpa - 2nd rpt - 08/Dec/12 with Peter

abtibbs - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Camilla

Kate Edhouse - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Kyle Worgan

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

SianR - Lead - 28/Jul/12 with Ruari & Katie

Some holds still damp from rain earlier making things a little trickier than usual.
wurzelinzummerset - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/12 with Nick

Tried to lead it for the second time, Head not up to it for some reason. crux is pretty tasty for the grade - too much sport lately!
stoneback - 2nd - 09/Jul/12 with Alan

Hidden - Lead dnf - 09/Jun/12

wurzelinzummerset - Lead - 26/May/12 with Mike

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

Dan_Staff - 2nd O/S - 19/May/12 with David Claire

davidclare - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with Dan Staff

tp45597 - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with niels, sam

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/May/12

Dodgy finger, required a rest
Quirina - 2nd dog - 13/May/12 with Neil Larsen

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

dale1968 - 2nd rpt - 06/May/12 with luke

Mikey1988 - Lead β - May/12 with gareth beswick

Hidden - TR - 11/Apr/12

Hidden - TR - 11/Apr/12

Can't believe I rested on an HS. I blame injury but It seems far more polished than a few years ago. No wonder Tim backed off.
maresia - Lead dog - 26/Mar/12 with Tim Sanders

Really cool moves if you don't commit to the layback.
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

luke13 - Lead rpt - 03/Mar/12 with James

Jputterill - 2nd RP - 03/Mar/12 with Luke

Deano100 - TR O/S - 07/Jan/12 with Nick

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 2012

Nix33 - 2012

hairy51 - 2nd O/S - Nov/11 with Ben Axford

allykat - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Sam

Bonkers Dog - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Ali

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

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/11

Raining so harder than before, Still easy and rather enjoyable. Set up as Bottom rope route after.
hutchay - Lead rpt - 09/Oct/11 with Dave Clover

Hidden - TR dog - 09/Oct/11

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

Not sure how many HS's I have cut loose from, but at least one after today. Great route...smiling all the way.
Stanners - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Martin Stanfield

A brilliant laugh. Couldnt stop smiling through the wierd moves and jams. Feet slide off a lot, but lots of big jugs to hang on your arms from, and reasonable gear, though I found a couple of pieces strenuous to place as you try not to drop them so deep into the crack that you loose them :P
Stanley - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Cragking

Becky H - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/11 with Claire Painton

dale1968 - Lead RP - 02/Sep/11 with Tom

TommityP - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - Sep/11

colinkeb - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/11

Pretty hard for the grade.
thomasaneurinsmith - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Dad

Ruth ND - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/11 with Mike Demenis, Jules

mikeydee135 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/11 with Ruth Naughton-Doe

mandy - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with bridgette

Stuart William - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Matt Ivory

Matt_Ivory - 2nd β - 14/Aug/11 with Stu

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/11

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

Felt harder than Bifur - all good fun though.
Bobling - Lead - 04/Jul/11 with Sharon, Andy again

Hidden - TR - 08/Jun/11

Radical-G - Lead O/S - 22/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/11

Richard Morgan - Lead O/S - 05/May/11 with Toby Kluth

Ybot Htulk - 2nd - 05/May/11 with Richard

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/11

luke_judd - Lead - May/11 with Sarah Smith

beetleb00 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

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

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/11

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

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

The crux felt hard for the grade although it's a great route.
JamesRich - Lead - 12/Mar/11 with Paul Rich

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/11

Can I claim the onsight when Pete gave me good beta - "just man up and do it"? Seriously though, good route!
aipattison - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Pete Swan

RalphC - Lead - 26/Feb/11 with Caroline

fleapitfan - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/10

ouch. flailed about at the top of the crack. Probably the hardest HS experience I've had, felt harder.
Jimmyjimjim - 2nd - 17/Oct/10

Very nice climb. The crux was a nice boulder-type challenge.
Gaijin - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10

Clay C - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Cate

Nice, but was knackered after the laybacking bit!
catemuir - Lead - 16/Oct/10 with Clay

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - TR - 10/Oct/10

At least one 4c move
mick1jones - Lead - 09/Oct/10 with Carol Umarova, Dave Wilkinson

hms - Lead β - 19/Sep/10 with Jenny

Jenny Seaborne - 2nd dog - 19/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Aug/10

top of the grade. Crux over three moves protected nicely by a blue hex. chance for a brief rest before pushing on. some small loose blocks at the top. Care is needed on the abseil. most def 1 star great route
kiwi boy - Lead dog - 18/Aug/10 with Dave B

Punchy crux for the grade
Steerpike - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Huw

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

Too polished. key to the crux is the little foot hold in the wall to the right that you can't see from above.
ruaidh - TR O/S - 30/May/10 with StacyC

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/May/10

JamesBurton - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Alistair Everett, Emma Whittaker

Bit polished. Quite technical for a HS.
Chris Sansum - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Andy Flynn

Alistair Everett - 2nd - 30/May/10 with James Burton, Emma Whittaker

sketchy polished crux!!
suffolknick - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

zombie_pat - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10 with Paul, Nick

Emma Whittaker - Lead - 30/May/10 with Alistair Everett

Hidden - Lead - 22/May/10

KarlH - Lead - 13/May/10 with Jon B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

gilbert - 2nd rpt - 05/May/10 with Pete Field

First climb outdoors in 2010! Well led by Kevin George.
rorschach - 2nd - 03/May/10 with Kev_George

kev_george - Lead β - 03/May/10 with Sean King

paulerussell - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Chris Poad & The Stibbster

Bonkers Dog - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

timofy - Lead - 12/Apr/10

rg1976 - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with davidwright

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

rig - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with James Carpenter

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

paul1234 - Lead - 09/Apr/10 with meg

andy dunn - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/10 with J

luke13 - Lead - 15/Mar/10 with Meg

T ny - 2010

bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 2010

should have gone for a cam just prior to the crux - ended up with 2 bits of gear to close.
gilbert - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Greg Kemble, Toby

freaked out at crux, had to come down and didn't trust any gear-would have been a great climb otherwise
sofe13 - Lead dnf - 28/Sep/09 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Aug/09

jdgaventa - Lead - 18/Jul/09 with katy

AlexD - 2nd - 21/Jun/09 with joeurwin

Brilliant fun, the crux move is definitely top of the grade though!
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with James Gray

ignore the grade its more like Vs 5a
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with David Bradbrook

Darrell Read - 2nd - 03/Jun/09 with Alistair Everett

Ewan Richards - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Tara & Al

Alistair Everett - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Darrell Read

Cypher - 2nd O/S - 25/May/09

gringoloco - Lead RP - 10/May/09 with pins

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/09

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

Fell off the crux on lead then second clean. Hard for grade.
SC - 2nd - 15/Mar/09 with mike kann

andy dunn - Lead β - 07/Mar/09 with J

harder than expected for the grade...
richardadventurecafe - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09 with Stevan James

nblackbeard - 2nd rpt - 22/Feb/09 with Tom Grant

Hidden - TR - 22/Feb/09

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/08

Dan B - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/08 with Bev

Tamlyn - Lead - 25/Aug/08 with Dave Pearson

Bit of a one move wonder
Siderunner - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Kirsten

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/08

luke13 - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Andy

Piers - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Patrick Hogan

Ly-Cilph - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Piers C

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

babymoac - 2nd - 26/Apr/08 with Paul Bolton

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Andy Buckley

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/08

thomasadixon - 2nd rpt - 09/Mar/08 with Toby, Matt

mattf77 - 2nd rpt - 09/Mar/08 with toby+tom

Ybot Htulk - Lead - Mar/08 with Tom Dixon and mat

nblackbeard - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/08 with Jo Bulger

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Merlin - Lead O/S - 2008

Lev - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/07 with Emma, Adrian & Helen Ross

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/07

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

Note to self ---- DO NOT EVER TRY TO LEAD THIS - it won't be an enjoyable experience!
Jen79 - 2nd - 05/Sep/07 with Matt Tranter

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

Matt Tranter - Aug/07

Lead this years ago (a few times I think). Camilla had a good time on the layback bit on the lead, I followed. Nice little route.
mrtom - 2nd rpt - 17/Jun/07 with Camilla Clifford

One rest at the crux - power for the layback required
camillaclifford - Lead dog - 17/Jun/07 with mrtom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/07

Nice lay back sequence 6m up that is the crux of the climb, that said climbed with ease.
deanster01 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07 with Myles Hook

Good introduction to jamming
bpmclimb - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/07 with Clare

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

kat_rocks - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07 with Chris Plewa

Tamlyn - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Mark Somerfield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Apr/07

Chris Plewa - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jan/07

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

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/06 with Christian

upontop - Lead - 08/Aug/06 with Chris

maresia - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Claire Tranter

Salsicha - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/06

Shezzer - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Jamie O'Hare

sam coward - 2nd rpt - 09/Jul/06 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jul/06

Feeling bold - 2nd - 08/Jul/06 with Neil

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/06 with Mark kauntz

kyt341k - Lead O/S - 31/May/06 with Ben Freidland

Hidden - Lead - 28/May/06

Quirina - 2nd O/S - 20/May/06 with Nick Eaton

Hewey - Lead O/S - 14/May/06 with Sally

Boxy - Lead O/S - 13/May/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/06

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/May/06

upontop - Lead O/S - May/06 with Chris

Jethro - Solo - May/06

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/06

Mowglee - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/06 with Bryony

buglow - 2nd - 02/Apr/06 with Gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/06

Hidden - TR - 28/Jan/06

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

Philip de-Beger - 2006

Tamlyn - Lead O/S - 2006

Bristoldave - Lead rpt - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 11/Dec/05

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

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/05

mwh - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/05 with Emma Doyle

sam coward - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/05 with Helen and Wayne

Jethro - Solo - Nov/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/05

mad matt - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/05

timreynolds - Lead - 20/Mar/05 with Matt Reynolds

Digger - 2nd O/S - 16/Jan/05 with Sarah Nield

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - Jun/04 with Luke

JamieAyres - Lead O/S - May/04 with Nick Ingram

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/04

Hidden - 21/Feb/04

Hidden - 21/Feb/04

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Oct/03 with Laura

CurlyStevo - Lead - 2001

Jim Brooke - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/00 with Liz Cant

Hidden - Lead - Mar/00

jim_randell - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/99 with DG

NeilGriffiths - Lead - 14/Nov/93 with dave w

Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/93 with Jeremy

jim_randell - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/92

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/89

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Voting
Total votes cast 157
hard VS0 of 62
VS1 of 62
easy VS11 of 62
hard HS37 of 62
HS13 of 62
easy HS0 of 62
hard S0 of 62
S0 of 62
easy S0 of 62
hard 4c0 of 50
4c2 of 50
easy 4c17 of 50
hard 4b19 of 50
4b12 of 50
easy 4b0 of 50
hard 4a0 of 50
4a0 of 50
easy 4a0 of 50
3 Stars0 of 45
2 Stars6 of 45
1 Star35 of 45
0 Stars4 of 45
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 298 (2.0%)
Lead183 of 298 (61.4%)
Followed91 of 298 (30.5%)
Toproped10 of 298 (3.4%)
Alt Leads2 of 298 (0.7%)
Unknown6 of 298 (2.0%)

'Climbed'89 of 298 (29.9%)
clean O/S151 of 298 (50.7%)
clean β6 of 298 (2.0%)
clean rpt30 of 298 (10.1%)
clean RP3 of 298 (1.0%)
dogged13 of 298 (4.4%)
dnf6 of 298 (2.0%)