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Original Route - Wall Variations** VS 5a

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This climb is in 53 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

K Dawg - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/14 with Julia Bunney

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14

Pero - Lead - 11/Jul/14

Mike.Kinge - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14 with ed runnels

edmitchell - 2nd O/S - 18/May/14 with pyb course

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 15/May/14 with Debbie

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Oct/13

Led the 5a pitch, technical and a little bold initially.
Zoomer - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/13 with Si Denny

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/13

Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 07/May/13 with Neil D

PAJames - 2013

Linked this on to the end of Hope. Lead the first pitch. Pretty sweet, though soft?
GuitarGenius92 - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with James Lawson

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/12

kirsten - 2nd - 11/Aug/12 with JohnN

John Nuttall - Lead - 11/Aug/12 with Kirsten

I shied away from the offwidth/polished chimney, moving out left on a hand traverse. Linked both pitches
cbeard - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Katherine Ross

Hidden - Lead - Jun/12

harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12 with Colin Struthers

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

alan moore - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/11

Detoured and f****d up.
cmsg - 2nd dog - 01/May/11 with John Tomlinson

Set out on this up first wall, Sean then decided to continue up the grisly polished chimney, so we ended up doing a combination of the Original and Variation routes, chimney grim with a sack on, took one slither off the polish but jammed myself in the chimney after a foot, so managed to stay on without weighting the rope. Done as 1 pitch.
The Ivanator - 2nd - 19/Apr/11 with Sean

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

EliotStephens - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/11 with Thomas Moore

mackay780 - Lead O/S - 2011

liz j - AltLd O/S - May/10 with Shaun Williams

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Oct/09

led 1st pitch up left hand wall of chimney
BallsOfSteel - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Helen Rennard

In one pitch, in the (intermittent) hail and rain. Great fun.
jelaby - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with notgnarly

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Apr/09

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Janek Mamino

@ndy - 2nd dog - 22/Aug/08 with RCrockford

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 29/May/08 with George Atkinson

Went up the bulge/prow on left instead of inside the chimney all the way on pitch #2.
Richard Hession - AltLd O/S - 17/May/08 with Esther

Hidden - Lead - May/08

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/07

Hidden - Apr/07

John Lisle - 2007

Sean Kelly - 2007

A Crook - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/04 with Dom Stockton

Clucky - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/03 with Paul Dickson

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/00

Hidden - Lead - 17/Aug/93

Hidden - Lead - 17/Aug/93

Steve couldn't get a nut out from top of 1st pitch, so abbed for it from top after doing chimney & came back up wall.
Iain Thow - 2nd - 14/May/88 with Steve Ball

jasper11 - 1980

mikej - AltLd - 07/Sep/75 with Mike Byles

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Voting
Total votes cast 44
hard HVS0 of 15
HVS0 of 15
easy HVS0 of 15
hard VS7 of 15
VS7 of 15
easy VS1 of 15
hard HS0 of 15
HS0 of 15
easy HS0 of 15
hard 5b0 of 15
5b0 of 15
easy 5b0 of 15
hard 5a4 of 15
5a7 of 15
easy 5a2 of 15
hard 4c1 of 15
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easy 4c0 of 15
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Style of ascent

Lead26 of 53 (49.1%)
Followed10 of 53 (18.9%)
Alt Leads10 of 53 (18.9%)
Unknown7 of 53 (13.2%)

'Climbed'20 of 53 (37.7%)
clean O/S30 of 53 (56.6%)
dogged3 of 53 (5.7%)