Tigers Don't Cry*** HVS 5a
[Tigers dont cry but I did sweat a little , 3 kb]The obvious polished shallow groove/finger crack.

Ticklists: Orange Spot Lower Wye.

Photo: Tigers dont cry but I did sweat a little © gingergeorge
View all 3 photos or

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 448 logbooks, and on 39 wishlists.

LucasHarazin - 2nd β - 12/Oct/14 with Tom Powell

TommityP - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14

maddy92 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14

Hard lead
halfwaythere - Lead dog - 16/Sep/14 with tom

Ash Sayers - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

Legs - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/14 with Sachi

Jumped on this as my warm up climb for the day (slightly optimistic?). Initial section is pumpy as hell because of the polish, I didn't trust a single hand or foothold for the first 5m it was that bad. Once past that the route gets easier the higher up it gets (seems to be a feature of this crag?). Gear was generally good. Ace route!
jsmcfarland - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14 with Max

frank ramsay - Lead - 17/Aug/14 with Aaron

Aaron Lines - 2nd - 17/Aug/14 with frank ramsay

Excellent. Thought the start was the hardest bit and the rest was good juggy crack climbing with perfect gear. Not as polished as people make out and certainly makes it no harder or detracts from the climbing.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/14 with Becky E

Hard climb. Polished crack. My dog barked and barked when I was half way up and people arrived and stopped right next to us. We had had the cliff to ourselves all day at that point. Wished they had moved on, in a panic to let Assad calm the dog down, I rested on a nut that came out when the large flake it was behind moved a few mm. I fell about 9m and was just caught enough to hit the ground gently at the end of rope stretch. Teaches me to trust to minimal levels of protection on this kind of rock! The rock can move... I want to come back.
alaster tonge - Lead dnf - 03/Aug/14 with Assad Lahlou

andy dunn - 2nd - Aug/14 with J

jfletcher - Lead - 31/Jul/14 with Family en masse

TomGB - 2nd dnf - 26/Jul/14 with Stewart Moody

coulnd't get up this but came back to it 20 mins later after spotting a foothold I hadn't seen. Sustained with a difficult crux. Well led by Stew
TomGB - 2nd RP - 26/Jul/14 with Stewart Moody

Rick hard Rock - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Nath Kitcher

Dave Thompson - 2nd - 21/Jul/14 with Julie Carroll

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Dave Thompson

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/Jul/14

bigbobbyking - 2nd - 13/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd β - 13/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/14

Awesome climb, sustained but bomber gear all the way up.
felixizzy - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Dan

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Jul/14

cdpuk - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Sebastian Fisher-Greene

Jamie Skelton - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Nicky Brierley

08nbrierley - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with jamie

Felix Ottey - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

garywong - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Jason Kleine

Good route, tricky start
julesmckim - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Rob Smart

poeter210 - 2nd dog - 01/Jun/14

Had a really hard time on this one but Al breezed up it like spiderman, Harry couldn't hack it
jrccrosby - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Alastair

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/14

tskelhon - Lead - May/14 with Charlotte

All a bit polished and strenuous for me. Didn't get far off the bottom.
cvsephton - 2nd dnf - 18/Apr/14 with Rob

Nice route, quite sustained right to the last, but did not feel too polished to me.
K Wall - Lead - 18/Apr/14 with Martin

kivell - Lead - 17/Apr/14

Dawlish - Lead dog - 16/Apr/14 with neil

Perfect jams and easier than I expected. Minor polish doesn't detract from the route at all.
Stuart William - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Pleb

Neil - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Oli

Really nice climb. Freaked out a little bit, but sorted it out
Lazytraveller - Lead β - 24/Mar/14 with Ric Elliot

What an inspiring route! so good, loved it!
RichyBOYY - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/14 with Aaron Martin, Jordan Smith, Jamie

Such an awesome climb. Definitely one to lead next time I'm down
jammy4536 - TR O/S - 24/Mar/14 with Aaron Martin, Jordan Smith, Richy Elliot

Clean Aid with free in trainers practice.great fun
jon_gill1 - 22/Mar/14 with chris Lyness

Great climb! Worth 3 stars
JHC - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Jena

Stunning line. Not too difficult but sustained in places and fun all the way.
Sam Watson - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Pablo

Not a glittering performance. Fell off about half way up due to not seeing a jug. Then ran out of juice and couldn't top out.
Becky E - 2nd dog - 2014 with Graeme Hammond

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/13

excellent if abit polished, possibly 5b
tomhull - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13 with Stephen Cumberland

Tough climbing up the groove, bad warm-up. I fell off twice, once stood at a rest and then on the crux. A poor effort!
James Oswald - Lead dog - 27/Aug/13 with Sam (Cousin)

panda70 - 2nd - 27/Aug/13 with James Oswald

TimKnight - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Dave Marshall

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 24/Jul/13

Phil PBC - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with tom rogers, sarah jane d

gb05 - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/13 with James Matthews

Phoebus - Lead - Jul/13

Phoebus - Lead - Jul/13

Nice. Sustained, had me out of breath by the top. Another good lead by AF.
spearing05 - 2nd β - 30/Jun/13 with Andrew

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jun/13

clean on second go
Kirill - Lead RP - 29/Jun/13 with Artyom Skrobov

angie - 2nd dnf - 28/Jun/13

Peter Lovell - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/13

Finally ticked the first climb on wishlist! Very well protected, absolute sinker large/medium wires the whole way. Only used a few finger jams, more like sustained 4c..no real crux and hardly polished except for one edge which was avoidable.
Kemics - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/13 with Anthony

Pretty sustained, but the gear's all there. Good if you like cracks!
Nick Russell - 2nd - 09/Jun/13 with Steve Shenton

Hard - don't hang around - place gear or not, but keep moving!
kim.mulji - Lead dog - 09/Jun/13 with Fiona McFarlane

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

SJS - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Nick

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Nicholas Lokuciewski, Anna Morris

Hidden - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/13

jon_gill1 - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/13 with ross garfoot

Anna Morris - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Mark Cunnington

jiggerypokery - Lead β - 02/Jun/13 with Rosea Day

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

Still dogged, but found it a lot more manageable than last time. Would consider leading it as it has excellent protection
Fiona McFarlane - 2nd dog - Jun/13 with Kim Mulji

stevorobs3 - Lead RP - Jun/13 with Xandra

Tom Brierley Gore - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Nick Eaton, Shijing Hu

Much easier now I can jam!
alastairbegley - 2nd rpt - 07/May/13 with Neil Morbey

A good route. Lots of 5a moves.
wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 05/May/13 with Ric

bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Alan

adam 24 - 2nd - May/13

Giles Eperon - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with benedikt, adam poundall

Hidden - 2nd dog - 07/Apr/13

alooker - Lead - Apr/13

Ian JL - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Ed morris - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Jack keo, wildblood, chris irwin

Chris.Irwin - 2nd dog - 27/Oct/12 with Ed Morris

Very, very pumpy, but i didn't do any jamming which i would guess makes it less pumpy. Also i didn't notice the polish at all.
zcsharp - Lead β - 22/Sep/12 with John Bennetts, Ollie Stevens

Muy divertido
Phil Layton - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/12 with simon

simeclimb68 - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 09/Sep/12

This would have been a great climb a very long time ago, unfortunately it's now just so polished the grade doesn't count and the enjoyment is zero.
Steve Perry - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Katie Long

Fantastic solid gear, great moves, the rests are there if you look but then you just have to keep moving. Top out is awkward!
Tala M - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/12 with Mike Brookes

2nd of 17 routes in 6 hours.
ericinbristol - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Johnny S

rd20 - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/12 with David P

Climbed with four pieces in low down after Roberts attempt. Some really awesome jams to rest on, loved it.
dprctr - Lead β - 01/Sep/12 with Robert Dufton

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/12

Mike Hood - Lead - 30/Aug/12

martin one - 2nd rpt - 26/Aug/12 with Tim

Hidden - 26/Aug/12

Fiona McFarlane - 2nd dog - Aug/12 with Helen Lear

On Tony's gear up to the crux
jacobjlloyd - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with Tony

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/12

benscarter - Lead β - 22/Jul/12 with Chris O

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jul/12

Excellent climb
Duncan Turner - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/12 with stu

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/12

thetradlad - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Keeno

Brilliant. sustained route
Ross.Cooper - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Jake Lodge

mjeffery - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Ando

Becky C - 2nd - 27/May/12 with Notsi, Fat Al

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

Greg M - Lead dog - 26/May/12 with Dave H

mikeyg - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Phil Pavey

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/12

Technical start then finger thuggery up to the ledge 2/3 up, managed a couple of jams but mostly laybacked it. Sweating and panting by the finish
Puckle - 24/May/12

Found very hard, first proper trad fall
alastairbegley - Lead dog - 22/May/12

Ade7 - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with Stewart

Jammed my way up.
marcduhig - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Sexy Liz

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/May/12

Danny_boulders - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with fireman pete

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/12

Polished, challenging, yet satisfying. Didn't use a single jam; the climb affords a kaleidascope of possibility when it comes to technique.
98%monkey - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Nicki

Bloody hard - didn't cry
Mistee - 2nd dog - 07/Apr/12 with Phil

Strenuous (for me). Had to hang on the rope a couple of times one the way up. Arrived at the top, absolutely exhausted. Touched the top, then fell off while trying to top out. My first trad lead fall! A superb experience.
Country_Boy - Lead dog - 06/Apr/12 with Anton

Smooth slippery feet and fingers make it a test of body tension
harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/12 with Paul Evans

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/12

RossT - 2nd - 24/Mar/12

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12 with Ross, Tom Adams

Enjoyed this second time round.
monsteratt - 2nd - 25/Feb/12 with Mark Jones, Andrew Abraham

such a great route! definatly 3 star HVS, loved every minute
jack1996 - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/12 with pete

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Feb/12

Elise2977 - 2nd dog - Feb/12

Brilliant climb, sustained 5a all the way, and quite strenuous! Maybe not worth 3 stars, but definitely two!
vertigo714 - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/12 with Ell Meachen, Tom Morgan

TomMorgan - 2nd O/S - 02/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Elise Belle, Gosia Piechota

Amazing Climb, thoroughly enjoyable and solid for the grade.
hutchay - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Libby Owen

tomhill#1 - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

a tough grunty struggle the whole way, with polished feet and gear having to be placed under pressure. Very tiring - absolute upper end of HVS IMHO.
hms - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/11 with Brian

Great route, enjoyed it. Harder than other HVS routes at crag (I thought)!
tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/11 with Quicko

Definitely getting more polished, and harder.
bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 18/Oct/11 with Helen S

Cornish Cream - Lead - 27/Sep/11 with Alice Loudon

Pumpy, sustained, gripping - no pauses until 3 metres from the top. Toughest moves in the first 3 metres. A big thrill.
joeruckus - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/11

Desperado
mick1jones - 2nd dog - 06/Aug/11 with Rich Rogers

Shiney!
haydng - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Dave

Exhausting polished jamming
Jon Didymus - Lead β - 26/Jul/11 with Nick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Struggled with the early footwork then got pumped. Would be keen to see if new shoes help.
Dave Ing - Lead dnf - 10/Jul/11 with Nick H

Gareth T - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Tim Popplestone

hard for hvs
georgel - Lead β - 03/Jul/11 with anthony

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Jul/11

MarkRyder - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with James P

First HVS lead. Not 3* route - the bottom is polished to hell. The top section which the guide claims is harder was much more pleasant as it has friction! Well protected.
jamespilgrim - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Mark

Took a rest after heading off on the wrong side of the crack, a sustained climb for a HVS.
antdav - 2nd dog - 26/Jun/11 with Wayne

waynem1985 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Antony Davies, Alan Mountford

horrible climb might have been nice 30 years ago but its polished to hell truly didn't enjoy this at all. it is a nice line though.
j miller - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with elena

Ruth ND - 2nd dog - 14/Jun/11 with Fletch

Ben Vieyra - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/May/11

This route seems to have annoyed/scared a few people. It was quite a cool route. It was obviously a lot easier and nicer in 1984 though.
s.c.white - 2nd O/S - 25/May/11 with Tim Ashlin

Steep and sustained finger crack, felt hard, good gear though. Getting a bit polished
Mike Kiss - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Old man Andy, Nick Hatton

Tried on second after last time's lead fiasco. Still didn't find it as easy as Monkey, who managed to do the whole route bridging the corner on invisible holds.
mullermn - 2nd rpt - 21/May/11 with Monkey

Really nice route.
Monk - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Mullermn

andrzej kierzek - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Tara

Hidden - 2nd - 14/May/11

First attempt at HVS, rested on a piece of gear as wasn't confident to move up off slightly polished foothold. Manned up and did move, finished. Happy to not back off.
lizzie789 - Lead dog - 08/May/11

marcduhig - 2nd O/S - 08/May/11 with Sexy Liz

Ybot Htulk - Lead dnf - 02/May/11 with Norman

First HVS, harder than it looked
Kap - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

just awesome
grp - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Utter sandbag. If a VS leader tried this they'd give up any thoughts of ever reaching Extreme grades. If you like thrutchy, polished jamming cracks it'll be right up your street.
Justin T - 2nd - 23/Apr/11 with Cherry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

A great line that cries out to be climbed. Getting polished at start, but OK if you can jam. Probably desperate if you can't!
Andy Clarke - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/11 with Suzanne, Dale

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Mark Sheridan

3 Names - 2nd rpt - 10/Apr/11 with Sumee Holloway

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/11

Great climb, slightly thuggy finger jamming crack!
Goose4 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11 with Jamie Townsend

Very pumpy, pretty tough! Fell off about 1/3rd of the way up - couldn't stay on a very polished foothold!
Binder - 2nd dog - 20/Mar/11 with JT

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Mar/11

This is extreme good value for the grade!
Dizz - Lead dog - 20/Mar/11 with nb pixel

NB Pixel - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11 with DizLiz

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Mar/11

Bloody strenuous!
Malcolm Tucker's Sweary Aunt - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Tom

arunthomas - 2nd dog - 19/Mar/11 with Shaun E

One rest, much needed after finally getting a nut in! Very pumpy!
shaunyegg - Lead dog - 19/Mar/11

This felt way harder than motion pictures. couldnt feel my fingers all the way up due to cold and felt like i was about to collapse by the 2/3height ledge. Good climb but so so so hard
stvredmond - Lead - 06/Mar/11 with Darren Ross, Helen Norris

Hard. Very Hard, even on 2nd. Just mind the vomit.
Run_Ross_Run - 2nd dnf - 06/Mar/11 with Steve

Really hard for the grade. Pumpy and does not let up untill the good ledge. Good climbing but hard.
Helnorris - 2nd - 06/Mar/11 with Darren Ross, Steve Redmond

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Vincej - 2nd - 2011 with Nevil

Sustained until ledge at two-thirds height, but well protected.
will_benfold - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10 with Giovanni

ian d f - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10 with D Haley

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

.. but I nearly did. Not sure what happened on this one, didn't feel right from the word go. Never found a rhythm and had a bit of a struggle the whole way up. Fell off twice below the first small roof/bulge at ~10m. Rained briefly when I was near the top, finally topped out literally as night fell. So, good fun!
mullermn - Lead dog - 16/Oct/10 with Kylie Richards

Ceridwen - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Andy

Lovely sustained climbing. Really enjoyable, I await the day I will be able to lead such delights. Thanks Kev!
pffft - TR O/S - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - TR - 18/Sep/10

simeclimb68 - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/10

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with Mike

marclloyd77 - Lead β - 15/Aug/10 with Dean Bucknall

First climb of the day ....... maybe I should have warmed up before this climb. Anyway I was warm after! Loads of gear but quite strenuous. I didnt notice that much polished rock though.
JWB - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Jon Gill

dean79 - 2nd rpt - 15/Aug/10 with Marc Lloyd

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with john beardmore

Mike Cameron - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with dean bucknall, marc lloyd

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

hardoreVdiffBen - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Remus

First 20 feet are hard due to the polish - worth 5b I reckon
Andy Chubb - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with Nick Gregory

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

sammycolon - TR rpt - 25/Jul/10

Kevster - Lead - 25/Jul/10

Helen Gibson - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Richard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10

Dux - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Andy Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10

Trisha Murphy - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/10 with mike

Jon Didymus - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Rich

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Jon Didymus

ScottyD - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/10 with Guy Reid, Martin Hore

seconded this before but great to lead. sustained and fabulous!!
dean79 - Lead β - 06/Jun/10 with alan watson

toasted - 2nd - 06/Jun/10 with Dean Bucknall

Jessie Rushbrooke - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with GF

Very pumpy with polished foot holds = not as otherwise enjoyable as it might have been
Ali.B - Lead dog - Jun/10

JimBee - Lead O/S - Jun/10 with Ian Whitehead

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 28/May/10

Dont let the grade fool you. Very much full on for its grade.
Herron - Lead O/S - 28/May/10 with Shane Underwood

High in the HVS grade, and the now polished start is probably just about worth 5b.
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 27/May/10 with Dave Frost

Well protected but I thought the first 25ft was sustained 5b.
Andrew Sloan - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Tim

ASchwirtz - TR O/S - 09/May/10 with Misha

Seconded Mark on this route back in summer 2006 so it was nice to go back and lead it. Good climbing, quite hard for the grade on the bottom section - I think the old guide's grade of HVS 5b was fair. Jamability definitely helps!
Misha - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with Ant

Chris Sansum - Lead rpt - 03/May/10 with Richard Lade, Gary Lewin

benscarter - TR - May/10

Pete Rigby - Lead O/S - May/10 with James Austrums

scary - you can see your reflection in the rock most of the way...
natalietanzer - 2nd β - 25/Apr/10 with nacnud

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with tim ashlin

Hidden - 2nd dog - 24/Apr/10

nacnud - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Natalie Tanzer

five - Lead dog - 18/Apr/10 with AV

good climb but a bit strenuous for a warm up!
katherinesydney - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/10 with andrew hepworth, gary burgess

tobyb - Lead - 16/Apr/10

Lead this with rests and on pre-placed gear. Very pumpy and a lot of jamming. Will be a project to fully trad lead clean. Bottom of the crack a bit slimy and wet.
surfer38 - Lead dog - 11/Apr/10

crossdressingrodney - TR O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Eric

Great fun! I can see myself getting addicted to the jamming action
Tomar - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Eric

ericinbristol - Lead rpt - 07/Mar/10 with Jay

lakeyross - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10

chalkiesurf - 2010

fantastic route, worth 3 stars. sustained with great finger jamming.
dean79 - 2nd - 04/Oct/09 with Marc Lloyd

marclloyd77 - Lead dog - 04/Oct/09 with Dean Bucknall

not the ideal end of day route. or to start lerning finger jamming
peaches69 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with sarah

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Claire Duffield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

AndyFunnell - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with Ugly Kid Jo

gingergeorge - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Andrea

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/09

good climb
duzinga - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Pete

gazbonutter - 2nd dog - 05/Sep/09 with Tuze, Pete MacDonald

monsteratt - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Ben Hills

Great climb, v sustained.
DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Richard Nadin

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Hannah Hunt

Hanski - 2nd - 07/Aug/09 with Simon Kimber

joeym - 2nd dog - Aug/09 with duncan curry

Dunx - Lead - Aug/09 with Joe M

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/09

Very pumpy, all the way to the last bit.
aldred - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with peter boniface

james.lane - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/09

tincann - 2nd rpt - 02/Jul/09 with James Lane

First Lead HVS. Alot of rests!
JamesColeman - Lead dog - Jul/09 with Alan

mattjam - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/09 with sammy d

Hidden - Lead - Jun/09

tcn_2002 - Lead - 26/May/09

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Eric Herring

hard and very very polished
evhall - Lead dog - 23/May/09 with SM

Danhan - 2nd - 23/May/09 with Steve

Had a couple of rests
grumpyoldjanner - Lead dog - 10/May/09 with CUMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/09

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 04/May/09

not fully fit - 1 rest to remove gear
chrisjones199 - 2nd dog - 03/May/09 with Will Jones

very hard climbing on polished holds and a slimy crack.
Webster - 2nd dog - 01/May/09

aged_ape - Lead O/S - May/09

Horrible & polished
James Marshall - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09

daviesp2 - 2nd - 21/Mar/09

JPGR - Lead O/S - Mar/09

gdb4060 - Lead - 21/Feb/09 with Richard

summo - 2009

gripped01 - Lead O/S - 2009

got v. pumped
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 2009

ChrisAllen - 2009

Dunx - Lead - 30/Dec/08 with Adam

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Nov/08

jasclimb - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Steve Williams, Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Steve Williams, Jason Garnham

DafSWMC - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Gareth

gejones - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with DafSWMC

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

Shauna - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/08 with Steve

sara n - 2nd - 08/Sep/08 with CS

chockstone - 2nd β - Sep/08 with Eric Herring

Hidden - Lead - Sep/08

maresia - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Rob Scheichl

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Aug/08

al99 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/08 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - 2nd dog - 16/Aug/08 with Al Benson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/08

shoulders - Lead - 03/Aug/08 with dai

pumpy but more gear than needlesports
lithos - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/08

Mark Kemball - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Lee Bartrop

gdb4060 - Lead - 24/Jun/08 with collin

Paul Bowen - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/08 with Rebecca Hayes

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/08

Sam W - Lead - 12/Jun/08 with Ali Williams

Rob84 - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Andy F

Didn't feel like leading anything today due to monster hangover!
Chris Sansum - 2nd dog - 01/Jun/08 with David Gent

davidgent - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Chris Sansum

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 17/May/08 with douglas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/May/08

riddle - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with Yasmina

Hidden - 2nd dog - 02/May/08

Prez - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Oli

Very familiar now but still feels hard!
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/08 with Heather Lewis

HughM - Lead O/S - Apr/08 with John Tomlinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jan/08

Al Franks - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/08 with Ingrid

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/08 with Ingrid

pattisonr - Lead β - 22/Oct/07 with 2nd tigers dont cry

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Oct/07

poey50 - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/07 with Chris W

Circus - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/07 with Loz

Dr Caterpillar - 2nd dog - 24/Aug/07 with Adam

Tried to do this as my first HVS (stupid idea!), got about 4 metres up and backed off. Nice to finally get it done. Doesn't let up at all!
thomasadixon - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/07 with John_Hat

eagleopus - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/07 with Gareth & Dee

chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Nik Goile

Andrew1 - Lead - 18/Jun/07 with Hannah

Brilliant climb. Sustained. Need to get back there and clean climb it!
Jim Slater - Lead dog - 10/Jun/07 with Mirek

relentless!
featuresforfeet - 2nd O/S - 20/May/07 with Clive M

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/07

Eccentric - 2nd dog - May/07

sustained and pumpy - needs better footwork and confidence than I gave it
Duncan Skelton - Lead - 22/Apr/07 with Kai Green

brer-rabbit - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Apr/07

mikej - 2nd - 20/Apr/07 with Nick Salmon

toasted - Lead - 01/Apr/07 with Ian Atkins

Hidden - 2007

Stone Muppet - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

My first HVS second, second time ever climbing!
annabel hodges - 2nd dog - Nov/06 with Jon Bleiker

Lower section is quite thin and has some serious polish on a critical foothold. Slipped a couple of times, then actually popped off. Quite thin hand jams at the bottom even though it does ease up to around 5a. Hard for the grade!
DrGav - 2nd - 15/Oct/06 with Dave

David Martin - Lead dog - 14/Oct/06 with DrGav

Second time outdoor climbing, first time HVS and on-the-job learning how to layback - fun.
annabel hodges - 2nd - Oct/06 with Jon Bleiker

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/06

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/06 with chris broadly

Very good climb, polished in parts and tests a few different climbing techniques
sam8oy - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/06 with John

A sustained, physical climb with a lot of finger jamming. One of the hardest cimbs I had done at the time. Simon Turner, failed to second it.
Mark_RMC - Lead - 30/Jul/06 with Michelle

turnersi - 2nd - 29/Jul/06 with Mark Taylor

Bux - 2nd rpt - 18/Jul/06 with Harry and Sam

Morgan Woods - 2nd - 02/Jul/06 with Gareth

Hidden - 2nd RP - 01/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/06

leerybunny - 2nd O/S - 06/May/06 with Tim Wilkinson

Tim W - Lead O/S - 06/May/06 with Oli Warren

Nice climb. Real tricky and polished start to some bold moves in the middle section. Jugs towards top prove a relief for tired arms!
tincann - 2nd β - 05/May/06

Pleasing HVS tick classic of Shorn Cliff! Good gear & not too pumpy
jon thompson27 - Lead O/S - May/06 with Richard

Knacked arms by the stance 3/4 way up. Very tough on the arms.
localboy - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/06 with Simon F

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/06

alaan - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/06 with Chris

mike kann - 2006

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/05 with Clare

TimPerkin - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/05 with Dave Gale

Hidden - TR - 16/Jul/05

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 16/Jul/05

Bux - Lead rpt - Jul/05 with Rupert Bassadone

givemetea - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Ann Chong

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 14/May/05 with Ben Fridland

dave657 - Lead dog - 08/May/05

gimmer - May/05 with Matt Telfer

Dave Reeve - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Tony Payne

Hidden - 2005

tom.e - 2nd - 2005 with Charlie Everett

When was this route downgraded to 5a? I think it deserves everybit of a technical 5b!
dycotiles - Lead O/S - 2005 with Patrik

Ken Taylor - 2nd - 01/Jun/04 with Gerry Dunford

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

a_radiohead_fan - 2004

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 2004 with dean howard

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Nov/03 with Laura

bpmclimb - Lead dog - 23/Oct/03 with Clare

drysori - Lead - Aug/03 with StephC

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

Nigel Coe - Lead - 31/May/03 with Dave Clilverd

Boxy - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/02

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/02

Brilliant route
verticalsport - 2nd - 02/Jun/02 with Nick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/01

Tim Sparrow - Lead - 2001 with Dave Williams

Lepista - Lead - 20/Aug/00

Scotsken - 2000

1 rest
cem - Lead dog - 2000 with James Gregory

alan moore - 2000

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/99

Jim Brooke - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/99

Laramadness - Lead dog - 26/May/99

Hidden - 2nd - May/99

mikej - 2nd - 11/Apr/99 with Nick Salmon

Hidden - Lead rpt - 1999

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/98 with Nick Wheeler

liabilityliz - Lead - 28/Jun/98 with Mark Trepte

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/98 with rod

Budge - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/98 with Janet Vince, Adrian Fox

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/97

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/97 with Roy Thomas

Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - 1997 with Colin Dry

Hidden - Lead - 1997

Tim Bateman - Lead - 07/Jul/96

Mark Salter - 2nd - 1995 with Matt Hurst

AndySL - 2nd O/S - 1994 with Jerry

Hidden - 13/Jul/93

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jul/93

Backinthegame - Lead O/S - Jul/93 with Lynn Wilkins, John Wright

3 Names - Lead O/S - 1993

sdht - 1992

Tony Buckley - Aug/91

strapless - Lead - 30/Jun/91 with Ju

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/90

ChrisJD - 2nd - 16/Jun/90

ChrisJD - Lead - 07/Jun/90

nigehughes - Lead - Mar/90 with Gary Clough

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1990 with Clare Hart

mark-abz - TR - 06/Aug/89 with Phill R

ChrisJD - Lead - 13/May/89

Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/89

babymoac - Lead - 03/Sep/88 with MTW

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
lem, Zane_18, druss, dawesbub, Joel Perkin, JonmapDL, Albie, Fred_Richard, solenostomus, davidgc, martinazando, alexanderjwatts, Tyson Broad, Dassie, Kemics, nchammer, Fatclimber, Owen W-G, Ander, jeffsheard, Dax, gareth r, James Moyle, Eccentric, Quiddity, JackMountains

Voting
Total votes cast 382
hard E10 of 137
E10 of 137
easy E115 of 137
hard HVS100 of 137
HVS21 of 137
easy HVS1 of 137
hard VS0 of 137
VS0 of 137
easy VS0 of 137
hard 5b0 of 131
5b1 of 131
easy 5b97 of 131
hard 5a15 of 131
5a15 of 131
easy 5a3 of 131
hard 4c0 of 131
4c0 of 131
easy 4c0 of 131
3 Stars64 of 114
2 Stars41 of 114
1 Star6 of 114
0 Stars3 of 114
Bag of .....0 of 114
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent

Lead
Followed
Toproped
Alt Leads
Unknown
Climbed
Clean O/S
Clean β
Clean rpt
Clean RP
dogged
dnf
Unknown