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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 60 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

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

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

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

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 25
hard E10 of 9
E10 of 9
easy E10 of 9
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS9 of 9
easy HVS0 of 9
hard VS0 of 9
VS0 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
hard 5b0 of 8
5b0 of 8
easy 5b0 of 8
hard 5a1 of 8
5a7 of 8
easy 5a0 of 8
hard 4c0 of 8
4c0 of 8
easy 4c0 of 8
3 Stars0 of 8
2 Stars0 of 8
1 Star8 of 8
0 Stars0 of 8
Bag of .....0 of 8
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 60 (1.7%)
Lead38 of 60 (63.3%)
Followed14 of 60 (23.3%)
Toproped2 of 60 (3.3%)
Alt Leads1 of 60 (1.7%)
Unknown4 of 60 (6.7%)

'Climbed'19 of 60 (31.7%)
clean O/S31 of 60 (51.7%)
clean β1 of 60 (1.7%)
clean rpt3 of 60 (5.0%)
clean RP1 of 60 (1.7%)
dogged4 of 60 (6.7%)
dnf1 of 60 (1.7%)