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Kingfisher** VD

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The tree at the start that was used to both belay from and gain access to the wall has now gone. A swim maybe now on the cards in the event of a slip at the begining!
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This climb is in 130 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Hidden - Solo - 08/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/14

Mild Matt - 2nd - 23/Jul/14 with Duncan Campbell

Basically climbed in tandem, a great fun warm up solo.
sparkass - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Iain Steele

steely - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/14 with duncan campbell

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 08/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/May/14

Brendan - Solo O/S - 07/May/14

CallumSmith - Lead - May/14

More exposed now the tree has gone.
petegunn - Solo - 29/Apr/14 with Owain

owain-1978 - Solo rpt - 29/Apr/14 with Pete

Hidden - Solo rpt - 19/Apr/14

SPK06 - 2nd - Apr/14 with linda, jack

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jul/13

Ken Taylor - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Pete Glasper, Kelvyn

Last bit is hard. I tried the left side option but I ended up with a lot of rope drag and the finish was 'crumbly'.
Sue Underwood - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Giles, Paul A

Hidden - Lead - Jul/13

petegunn - Solo - 14/Jun/13 with Davina

Hidden - Solo rpt - 14/Jun/13

MarkRoe - Solo rpt - 06/Jun/13 with Elliot Smith, Charlie Delorie, Robert Ashcroft, Matt Breakell

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/13

DelorieC13 - Solo rpt - 06/Jun/13 with Robert Ashcroft, Elliot Smith, Mathew Breakell, Mark Roe

DuckingFesperate - Lead - Jun/13

peter.ravenscroft27 - Solo - 22/May/13

smithjmw46 - Solo O/S - 22/May/13 with Pete Ravenscroft

Hring - 2nd - 13/May/13

Ollie B - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/13 with T.Ripley

rebecca duxbury - 10/Oct/12

Danny Crump - Solo - 15/Aug/12 with James Delarre

Ivan Muckle - Lead - 25/Jul/12

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Rich Siddle

Great thuggy top corner!
Mrs Weasel - Lead - 09/May/12 with JiveWeasel

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 09/May/12 with Mrs Weasel

petegunn - 2nd - 07/May/12 with Rosie, Davina

Rosie Rothwell - Lead - 07/May/12 with Davina, Pete

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 07/May/12

Amazing day at Armathwaite. Thrutched up the Crux a little.
Chelsey Robinson - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/12 with Joe Hallam

joe hallam - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/12 with matt hardy

fi15 - Lead - 15/Apr/12 with paul horabin

paul horabin - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with fi15

HarryJeffery - Solo - 25/Mar/12

luke harper - Solo - 19/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo - Feb/12

vertigo - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Dash

joermann - Solo - 09/Nov/11

Jonathan Spooner - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/11 with George Woodward, Harry Shuell

GeorgeWoodward - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/11 with Harry Shuell, Jonathan Spooner

peter.ravenscroft27 - Solo - 22/Sep/11

brilliant! the water level was very high, set up a hanging belay off the tree to try and avoid wet ropes...really very good!
tobyk - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/11 with Emma Akam

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/11

Hidden - Solo - 29/Aug/11

ImogenJones - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11 with David Parkinson

Saintly - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Em, stimpey

stimpey - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/11 with Emma, Saintly

alexanderpatton - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11 with Alex Kidgell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

petegunn - Solo - 08/Apr/11 with Davina, Owain

owain-1978 - Solo - 08/Apr/11 with Pete, davina

Hidden - Solo rpt - 08/Apr/11

petegunn - Solo - 03/Apr/11 with Davina

ali newman ukc - Solo - 23/Mar/11

ambers21 - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/11 with Ben

boom!
chrisjacks - Solo rpt - 10/Mar/11 with Solo

AndyT1151 - Solo - 07/Mar/11

Hidden - Solo - 03/Mar/11

mfisher - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Tom Keaveny

Tom Keaveny - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/11

Wet and cold, otherwise OK climb for the grade.
chrisjacks - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/11 with Jack R

Hidden - 2011

John belayed. Steve gave his (sorry Linda's) camera a dunking. Justice!
Klingon - Lead - 20/Nov/10 with John, Steve Kirkup

Seconded Albert - John went to belay the 'climber who ate all the pies'
Klingon - 2nd - 20/Nov/10 with Albert

Smithy Smith - 2nd O/S - 11/Nov/10 with Ryan McGlen

mcglenr25 - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/10 with Mike Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/10

Seconded first then lead.
Krys81 - Lead RP - 18/Oct/10 with Pete Hill

iwebster59017 - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/10 with rich thornton, MarkRoe

MarkRoe - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/10 with Ian Webster, Rich Thornton

ali newman ukc - Oct/10

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 02/Aug/10

petegunn - Lead - 21/Jun/10 with Ian, Billy, Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/10

petegunn - 2nd - 03/Jun/10 with Scottish Dave

dbell67 - Lead - 03/Jun/10 with Petegunn

Hidden - Jun/10

Hidden - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/10

stimpey - Solo rpt - 02/May/10

petegunn - 2nd - 30/Apr/10 with Pete Blair

petegunn - Solo - 24/Apr/10

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Solo - 15/Apr/10

stimpey - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Tom, Pete, Davina

Timpy1584 - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Pete, Davina, Steve

buddha1369 - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/10 with Amber

petegunn - 2nd - 19/Feb/10 with Davina

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Feb/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2010

Christopher Roberts - 2010

petegunn - Lead - 01/May/09 with Davina

sk8world19 - Solo - 27/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09

smudge - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/09

Hidden - 2009

gyates - 2009

tommakin - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/08 with James Maxwell

Walked back down and while cleaning my boots watched a Kingfisher fly up the river. Very apt.
Dinger - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/08

Short but good climb.
djmystic82 - 2008 with John Pattison

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead - Nov/07

Brown - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/07

Joe Miller - Lead O/S - 22/May/07 with Adam

Hidden - Solo rpt - 12/Apr/07

TonyP - Solo - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Colin Matheson - Lead - 02/Jun/06 with Charlie Fisher

JoEglington - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Dec/05

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/May/05

petegunn - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/04

Simon Caldwell - Lead rpt - Aug/00 with Carmen

Iain Thow - 2nd - 24/May/96 with Alex Doherty

Hidden - Solo - 17/Feb/89

Lord of Starkness - Solo - 1979

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Style of ascent

Soloed48 of 130 (36.9%)
Lead42 of 130 (32.3%)
Followed28 of 130 (21.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 130 (0.8%)
Unknown11 of 130 (8.5%)

'Climbed'64 of 130 (49.2%)
clean O/S48 of 130 (36.9%)
clean rpt17 of 130 (13.1%)
clean RP1 of 130 (0.8%)