Main Wall** MS
[Alex and Cliff in Classic Northumbrian mode; Main Wall, MS **, 2 kb]12m. Worthwhile, with pleasant open climbing, protection is a bit lacking. Start on the right and follow holds up and left to ledges. Move back right and finish up passing a useful flake. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Alex and Cliff in Classic Northumbrian mode; Main Wall, MS ** © SteveO

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 186 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Sciguy - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14 with John Wilson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/14

FraserMcClennan - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/14

sarah hawker - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/14 with bob

Simon was going to lead this but he couldn't get on so I had to second instead
y2keable - 2nd rpt - 31/May/14 with John

MikeLell - Solo O/S - 19/May/14

Hidden - 17/May/14

Adamski1986 - Lead - 15/May/14 with Stuart Bennett

stub1990 - 2nd - 14/May/14 with Adam Gregg

smithjmw46 - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/13

TobyJenk - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/13

ablackett - Lead - 21/Aug/13

Jimmy O - 2nd rpt - 10/Aug/13 with Matt Down

arrang - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/13

ewan i - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/13

Darboak42 - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13

hardest move, getting off the floor. rest of route lovely.
peter.ravenscroft27 - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Matt Gatley

Gatley - 2nd - 06/Jul/13

RUDIN.J.D.H - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Mike Mason

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 06/May/13 with Bex

wence - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Andy H

a_hein - 2nd - 27/Apr/13 with Lawrence

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with John Birtill

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Ray Sharples

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 22/Aug/12 with Rod Molyneux

interesting start, good warmup
Paul Tanner - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/12 with Arran Greenop

cpforbes - 2nd O/S - Aug/12

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with liv_the_div

David Cowley - Lead - 29/May/12

Hewitt - 2nd O/S - 29/May/12

Hewitt - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

kateberry118 - 2nd - 26/Mar/12 with Jess Tête Blanche, Libby Southgate

LibS - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Katie Berry, Jess Whitehead

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Mar/12

Euan Strachan - Lead - 24/Mar/12 with Laura Wright, Callum T

Drew(yes im magic) - 2nd - 28/Jan/12 with Sam Oliver

samoliver01 - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Drew Brown

georgedunton - Lead - 28/Sep/11

Lead before
Klingon - Lead β - 28/Sep/11 with Nimble

greg_strong - 2nd - 28/Sep/11 with George Dunton

tmawer - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Jaime Robertson

dave o - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Julia H

chrissy - 2nd - 30/Jul/11 with Mo

Liam Martin - Lead rpt - 26/Jul/11 with Shaun Duke

ianjfsutcliffe - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Drew

Higher Primate - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Ian Sutcliffe

Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Doug

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/11

oraneym - Lead - 10/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - TR rpt - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/11

y2keable - 2nd rpt - 16/Oct/10

Adrianw - Lead rpt - 12/Sep/10 with Sarah Hawker

Didn't have the balls to jump for the first proper hold first time
sarah hawker - 2nd RP - 12/Sep/10 with Adrian W

Alison2 - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with matthew154

maggie505 - 2nd - 12/Aug/10 with Stephen 'Hagga' Harrison

Hidden - Solo - 04/Aug/10

Jurga - 2nd O/S - Jul/10 with chris

petegunn - Lead - 24/Jun/10 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Jun/10

Direct line without using the big ledges on the left
rgd1977 - TR O/S - 17/Jun/10

easy start
Renegade_Pony - 2nd - 06/Jun/10 with benchwarmer

barni - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Ewan, Justin Hughes

benchwarmer - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Owen Barnicott, Justina

Hidden - Jun/10

maggie505 - 2nd - 21/May/10 with Pete Staves

Nick Sillem - Solo - 19/May/10

Adrianw - Lead rpt - 19/May/10 with Neil Cranston

Klingon - 2nd - 18/May/10 with Ros

Liam Martin - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with Gary Brumwell, Stephen Wilkinson

trueuk1 - 2nd O/S - 18/May/10

gazb - 2nd - 18/May/10 with Liam Martin

Hidden - Solo rpt - 15/May/10

Hidden - Solo - 12/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10

clairepoppett - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/10 with James Osborn

Jimmy O - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/10 with Claire Poppett

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

3 times! Top-rope, lead, second. Better every time.
stouffer - Lead - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Mar/10

scott gibson - 2010

Christopher Roberts - Lead - 2010

richie88 - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09

IanC - Lead - Oct/09

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with John Birtill

Used aid for the first move
johnjb - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with MarkFairbank

richie88 - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09

Quite a lot of midges when the wind dropped. Quite humid on the day as well. So the rock didn't dry quickly after rain but it was fine 4 weeks earlier.
Skinny Kin - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo - 07/Aug/09

rgd1977 - TR O/S - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/09

richie88 - 2nd - 05/Jul/09

Needed a boost to reach the first handhold, plain sailing after that.
AndrewShanks - 2nd dog - 03/Jul/09 with Eva Diran

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/09

Trevera - Lead - 02/Jun/09 with Eva Diran

very tasty
Trefo - Solo O/S - 13/May/09

oliwarlow - Lead - 12/May/09 with Polly

odox - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Nigel Callender

Much easier than most of the VD's I climbed here. Start seemed fine, then a big runout on easy climbing until some fun, well protected jug pulling at the top.
barney800 - Lead O/S - May/09 with Katherine Shaw

steviewindsurf - 2009

Hidden - 2009

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 2009

Simnel - 2nd - 2009 with Pete Middleton

beckybray1 - TR - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Phill_ Thompson - Lead - 2009

PeteH - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/08 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/08 with Peter Hart

Simonj - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/08 with Steve

Gareth Marshall - TR O/S - Aug/08 with Paul and Kay, Ben Marshall

stimpey - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Nick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jul/08

Adrianw - 2nd - 16/Jul/08 with Neil Cranston

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/08

Lindsay Sutherland - TR O/S - 15/Jul/08 with Chris

Tried to lead it, but could not get foot up high enough for crucial start. Could not do it with the top-rope either. Legs are too short. Eventually, Andy p gave me a push up to get started.
johnjb - 2nd dog - 12/Jul/08 with Mark Ireland

heather.deane - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/08 with Andy

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

In light rain. Hard start (as per guidebook), probably 4b-ish and unprotected. After that, about VDiff with just about enough gear.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/08

Awesome
Rose2 - Lead O/S - Jun/08 with Bott

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/May/08

colin milton - Lead - 19/May/08 with ibbo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08

ShaunN - 2nd O/S - 09/May/08 with Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/08

odox - 2008

petegunn - 2nd - 2008

matthew_dunn224 - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/07 with Dave Kitcatt

7om - Lead O/S - Oct/07 with Rob Leiss

Hidden - 2nd - Oct/07

Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 07/Sep/07 with darren lovett

Joe Miller - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Craig

nice and exposed
Woodiee - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Matt Dowson

easy but enjoyable
MDowson - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/07 with Karl wood

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 25/May/07 with Rob

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/07

Did the slightly more direct start, and rather well if I don't mind saying so myself :)
Sam Judson - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/07 with Rob Say

Started were the guide said.
andymoin - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Mark Jarvie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

jimstanton - Lead - 25/Nov/06 with Bex

Em66 - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/06 with Mat

mikekeswick - TR - Oct/06 with gill

andi turner - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/06 with richard fielding & grimer

G1BBO44 - 2nd - 10/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/06

Somebody has said this route is impossible to start where the guidebook says. I did it, and didn't think it was too bad. My seconder couldn't and had a harder time after coming in from the corner on the right. Later we saw a young lad second the route I took even though he couldn't reach the ledge.
Tommy Alsop - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/06 with Jonny27

u1jd - Lead β - 28/Aug/06 with Tom

I think I did the bottom half a bit harder than required, having my feet in the hand holds for a delicate step across. The easier way is to step down and left after gaining wall.
Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/06 with Caroline Judson

Colin Matheson - Lead - 14/Jun/06 with NMC

dj_brigham05 - 2nd O/S - Jun/06 with Chris Thain

Russell Lovett - Solo - 14/May/06

dingbat46 - 2nd rpt - 06/May/06

Impossible to start this where the guide book says. Start in the corner and step left across the blank wall then step down. Finish up the last flake with style and flair. No holds in the intial part!
snowcat - 2nd - 04/May/06 with Steve Orrell

Jungle_153 - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/05

le_grimpeur - 2nd - 19/Sep/05 with Alison, Welchy

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/05

Hidden - Lead - Sep/05

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/05

GPN - Solo - Aug/04

Gustav - Lead O/S - 2004 with James H

Outdoorfun37 - 2nd - 11/Jul/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/03

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 21/Sep/02 with Flexibility Boy

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Sep/02 with Fiend

gripped01 - Lead O/S - Jul/02 with Stew Boyce

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/02

Matt Tranter - Jun/97

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 1994 with Rich C

malc - Solo - 30/May/91

sdpwilliams - Solo - 1990

babymoac - Lead - 01/Jun/89 with Howard

Hidden - Solo - 1981

Paul Clarke - 1980 with NUMC

Lord of Starkness - 1969

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