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Cowardie-Custard HVS 5a

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10m. Climb to the mid-height roof 2m right of Stinker and pull through to the parallel cracks on crimps and sidepulls
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 71 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Mearnser - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/14 with Jemma King

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Sep/14

Jay.Carr - Solo - 14/Sep/14

malinkvist - Lead - 14/Sep/14 with Rachel Mackay

Mike.Kinge - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with ed runnels

MrRiley - 2nd rpt - 23/May/14 with Richard Hines, Debbie Lee

Rickrick - Lead - 23/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/14

Irelando - TR O/S - 13/Apr/14

Callum_Johnson - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Uisdean

LovelyMrTom - Lead dnf - 22/Apr/13 with Emma Mines

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/13

Thoms6974 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Alejandro

adw07 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with FIndlay

Richard_Lowe - 2nd rpt - 24/Jul/12 with Diane Lowe

Roger Cruse - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Trevor

Great route, very well protected, stiff for the grade compared to other 5a's at the Pass
MrRiley - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Cat Smith, Will Owen

Nice but hard moves at the overhang.
Dopey_172 - 2nd dog - 04/Jul/11 with Murdo

michael83 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Apr/11

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

abbeywall - Lead - 31/Oct/10 with FM

Hustinx - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Dave Thompson

stephenmckenzie - 2nd dog - 03/Sep/10 with Rory Brown

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/10

Had to work hard to get this tick. Backed off it last year and took a small lob today.
Chris wilson - Lead dog - 04/Jun/10 with Jon B

nice technical crux and good gear
thomas m - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Dad

kdlauder - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with andy mcK

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

Took a good lob off after going through the overlap
david0811 - Lead dog - 24/May/09 with Mark Reid

MelH - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Roy Stark

mark-abz - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Alex

Chris wilson - 2nd - 26/Oct/08 with John F, Paul

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/08

Paulww - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Rikke

mulletcocktail2000 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with matt

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

BallsOfSteel - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/07 with stevewalls

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/07

s kennedy - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/07 with mark mosgrove

ashknot - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/07 with David

Chris(cface!) - 2007

Sandy Simpson - Lead - 2007

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/06 with Clare

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2006

Ma first HVS ya ken!
Alrobertson - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/05 with Tris Smellyfox

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/05 with Bruce Pinkerton

Fall on the first attempt, lead cleanly second time
AndyH1710 - Lead rpt - Jul/05 with Alisdair

Dave Kerr - Solo - 05/May/05 with Jim Holt

ANC - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/04

RAK - Lead - 09/Aug/03 with Lauri

dave o - Lead O/S - 11/May/03 with Emily Gamble

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/03

Hidden - Lead RP - May/03

Climbed this route many times with the above
Jamie Simpson - 18/Mar/03 with Øyvind Ruden, Lynn Collins, Nick Collins, Andy Munro

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Decent route. I top roped this route years ago.
AndyP - Lead β - 24/Jun/01 with Morag

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/00

IanD353 - Lead O/S - May/00 with Ailsa

graeme gatherer - 2000

Scottish78 - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Keith Falkingham, Fiona G, David Lawrance

Tarquin - 1999

FrankW - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/96 with Roland K

Stuart S - Lead - 23/Sep/95 with Simon Locke

Yourlead - 2nd - 13/May/95 with Graham Penny

Stuart S - 2nd - Aug/90

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
LovelyMrTom, Sonya Mc

Voting
Total votes cast 28
hard E10 of 10
E10 of 10
easy E10 of 10
hard HVS0 of 10
HVS10 of 10
easy HVS0 of 10
hard VS0 of 10
VS0 of 10
easy VS0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 9
5b0 of 9
easy 5b0 of 9
hard 5a1 of 9
5a8 of 9
easy 5a0 of 9
hard 4c0 of 9
4c0 of 9
easy 4c0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 9
2 Stars0 of 9
1 Star9 of 9
0 Stars0 of 9
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 71 (2.8%)
Lead45 of 71 (63.4%)
Followed17 of 71 (23.9%)
Toproped2 of 71 (2.8%)
Alt Leads1 of 71 (1.4%)
Unknown4 of 71 (5.6%)

'Climbed'26 of 71 (36.6%)
clean O/S34 of 71 (47.9%)
clean β1 of 71 (1.4%)
clean rpt4 of 71 (5.6%)
clean RP1 of 71 (1.4%)
dogged4 of 71 (5.6%)
dnf1 of 71 (1.4%)