Phoenix HVS 5a
6m. right of Questor, 5ft left of the thin crack of Zulu. The slab has some suspect flakes, leading to ledges and a corner finish up a steep crack to the right.
F Cannings, P Littlejohn (Alternate) 15/Feb/1970
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Moved right at the top to belay as for Zulu; the other options involved crossing earth slopes with loosely embedded rocks. Can't remember if I did this before.
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/15 with Clare

KittyKat - 2nd O/S - 30/May/15 with Alex Smith

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/15

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Andy Lovelady

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/14 with Clare

AngelaC - 2nd - 15/Jul/14 with Ian

Ian Stirrups - Lead β - Jul/14 with Sue

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Jun/14

We think Andy started off on the wrong line, I took a swing trying to traverse back onto the route after getting gear out, pulled on gear more than once.
BStar - 2nd dog - 11/Jun/14 with Andy McCoy

Exhausted by the end of the day. Came off the last move.
Snorfalorpagus - 2nd dog - 18/May/14 with Steve Robinson

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Josh A

Started in wrong place, on the E3 5c to the left. Mini epic completed, got down again-just. After a rest, tried again. Bold lower down, and a wobbly hold which i avoided due to no decent pro nearby. Joy to get the ledge at 15m; but then higher up the corner moves are HARD! esp. getting off the grassy ledge. Then a steep sting with peg below at the very top. Quality but my nerves were shot by the end! High end HVS.
Phil Murray - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Liz

Really struggled on the 2nd corner
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/14 with Iggy

Nice bold first section then great climbing up the wall and corners. Probably a lot harder to lead than second and could easily have been E1.
squicky - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/14 with Ben

Finished up this after bailing on Zulu. Tough but well protected. Hvs 5b
rurp - Lead O/S - 2014 with bill farmer

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

hrgcb - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Virgil Scott

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/13

Set off at 8:45pm. Thought the bottom section was a little nerve-wracking, but the climbing was not too hard. Despite reaching the final jug, I was spat off/failed pathetically on the first attempt.
crossdressingrodney - Lead dog - 05/Jun/13 with alex malins

Top end HVS, start of climb was unclear & bold but final corner and crack were great
alastairbegley - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13 with Neil Morbey

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/12

Jim Malo - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/12 with Deborah

matjam - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12

Jim Malo - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Barry

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with jim

A brilliant route at the top of the grade with continuously interesting climbing. Not entirely obvious where to start - in the end I started pretty much as for Zulu because of a distinct lack of gear further left. Thin and committing moves lower down lead to well protected technical climbing and a steep finish.
Different Steve - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Shaun, Guy Reid

Had a foot hold break under me about 1/4 of the way up. The shrapnel cut through half of the left rope as it hit the ground. Finished up just relying on the right rope.
andy dunn - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Mike

Tim Sparrow - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2nd β - 05/Oct/10

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/10 with Helen S

Hidden - 28/Apr/10

mike lawrence? - Lead - 28/Apr/10 with James the Navigator, Colin

Excellent route though found it a tad bold on the first 10m's. extremely fun navigating the corners though. shame about the earthy finish to a decent belay tree
stvredmond - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/10 with James

sgl0jd - Lead - 01/Mar/10

eagleopus - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Gareth

willjones - Lead O/S - Jul/09

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Eric Herring

mikeshewring - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/08

Tim W - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Dave Ripley

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/08 with Lisa Paling

LiLaMont - 2nd β - 15/Apr/08 with Toby Dunford

I found less gear on the start of this than on Zulu. Loads of gear higher up - just as well, as some of the corner moves are trickier than they look.
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/08 with Clare

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 28/May/07 with Mirek

Hidden - 2000

alan moore - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/95

mikej - Lead - 20/Jul/95 with Simon Chapman

ChrisJD - Lead - 14/Jan/89

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/88 with Geoff Dunne

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