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Never Say Goodbye E2 5c

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85'
G.Gibson 23/Jan/1983

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This climb is in 81 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Aug/14

Excellent climb. Can't think of a better protected route at the grade.
colin struthers - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with george gilmore

Agree with other people's comments. Excellent route, deserves 3 stars.
Kirill - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Charles Moreton

When I led this a couple of years ago, I thought it was a *** route and I haven't changed my mind. Excellent.
cem - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Kirill Spiridonov

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/14

First clean E2 lead, unfortunately not onsight as I seconded the route in 2012. Great route :)
alastairbegley - Lead rpt - 14/May/14 with Andrew Twemlow

twem - 2nd O/S - 14/May/14 with Alastair

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14

Great route, nicely sustained with lots of puzzling bits, good moves and good gear, led after Dave so knew where to go
Owen W-G - Lead β - 12/Apr/14 with Dave Frost

Scuzlebut - TR RP - 28/Nov/13 with Andy

2nd a few times before. Also bottled a lead attempt in September- managed to finish it this time.
AndyF - Lead - 28/Nov/13

hms - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/13 with AJM

On Helen's gear plus a few bits of my own. One of those times when you regret taking the "easy option" - discovering a cam blocking a useful handhold on the crux!
AJM - Lead β - 11/Oct/13 with Helen Seaborne

Lovely route with some nice moves.
AndyF - 2nd rpt - 11/Sep/13 with Mike

Nice- Long, no hard moves loads of good gear
guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/13 with paul

mikeshewring - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

A gem of a route! Looks ok from the ground but when your on it you realize the quality, climbs so well, nice rock, good gear, just a pleasure!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Cailean Harker

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 03/May/13 with jacquie robinson

Faffed around for ages trying to find the holds to get past the roof.
alexjz - Lead β - 27/Apr/13 with Jon Ayrton

ianto - 2013

alastairbegley - 2nd rpt - 18/Nov/12 with Neil Morbey

Neil Morbey - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

timtimpeggy - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12

alastairbegley - 2nd β - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/12

chilly but dry.
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/11 with B.Brewer

Aaron Lines - 2nd - 15/Oct/11 with sue hazel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 05/Oct/11

Henry Castle went first. Just tried to follow!
rwong9 - 2nd dog - Oct/11 with Sienna Wong

Perhaps a *** route?
cem - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/11 with Steve Gould

Perfect
Chubbard - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Ray

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11

Tim Sparrow - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with Ned

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/11

JPGR - AltLd O/S - 14/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Feb/11

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Feb/11

Aaron Lines - Lead - Jan/11 with frank

First E2, done on my 18th Birthday
jimmatthews - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/10 with Nat P

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Oct/10 with Dave Talbot

A very good pitch that looks a lot harder than it actually is - that's how I like them! Get the feet right, find the handholds and it's not too hard. Even so, it's fairly sustained and has plenty of good moves.
Misha - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Ed

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Ed Babington

Ed Babs - Lead β - 23/May/10 with Marti

Phil PBC - 2010

Cailean Harker - Lead - 2010

Hanski - 2nd - 20/Nov/09 with Simon Kimber

Dr Caterpillar - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/09 with Adam

Ceridwen - 2nd - 11/Aug/09 with Pete Milner

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/09

Tim M - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/09 with Emma

climbergg - 2nd - 02/Aug/09 with cheesesarnie

In the rain, very sweaty but stayed fairly dry.Nice route, good gear.Interesting wall moves above the peg.
Trefo - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Paul Wood

fantastic route, well deserving of 3 stars IMO. sustained and varied climbing all the way. left a 1.0 cam about halfway up in a thin break. if anybody manages to retrieve this and is feeling in a generous mood please contact me to organise its return!
Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/09 with Eric Herring

Attacjed by 2 gulls as next in the burning giraffes crack
mike lawrence? - Lead - 23/May/09 with Giles

simon kimber - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/09 with Hannah Hunt & Cailean Harker

Hanski - 2nd - 26/Mar/09 with Simon Kimber

simon kimber - Lead - Mar/09 with Hannah Hunt

ian caton - Lead O/S - Mar/09 with Abi

Hanski - 2nd - Mar/09 with Simon Kimber

Cracking pitch - deserves 3 stars in my opinion
gdb4060 - Lead - 22/Aug/08 with Rick Sewards

Hidden - Lead - May/07

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07

Hidden - 2006

having a bad back day...
JamieAyres - TR dnf - 01/May/05 with Nick Ingram

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/05

joe_alexander - 2nd - 15/Apr/05 with Nick Gillette

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/03

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Apr/03

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 2002

Billg - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/00 with Roy Ruddle

steve L - Lead - 03/Sep/89 with Andy Long, Alun Richardson

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
poeter210, hutchay, Roget, stvredmond, Hidden, poey50

Voting
Total votes cast 72
hard E30 of 25
E30 of 25
easy E30 of 25
hard E20 of 25
E221 of 25
easy E24 of 25
hard E10 of 25
E10 of 25
easy E10 of 25
hard 6a0 of 24
6a0 of 24
easy 6a0 of 24
hard 5c0 of 24
5c22 of 24
easy 5c1 of 24
hard 5b1 of 24
5b0 of 24
easy 5b0 of 24
3 Stars17 of 23
2 Stars6 of 23
1 Star0 of 23
0 Stars0 of 23
Bag of .....0 of 23
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Style of ascent

Lead54 of 81 (66.7%)
Followed20 of 81 (24.7%)
Toproped2 of 81 (2.5%)
Alt Leads2 of 81 (2.5%)
Unknown3 of 81 (3.7%)

'Climbed'23 of 81 (28.4%)
clean O/S38 of 81 (46.9%)
clean β5 of 81 (6.2%)
clean rpt12 of 81 (14.8%)
clean RP1 of 81 (1.2%)
dogged1 of 81 (1.2%)
dnf1 of 81 (1.2%)