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Bitter Battle Tears*** HVS 5a

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Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

JulianB - 2nd rpt - 21/Jun/14 with Andrew Delamare, Albie Niedojadlo

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

Such a good line.
The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/14 with Rob

Felix Ottey - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14

alastairbegley - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/14 with Andrew Twemlow

twem - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Alastair

Will Barber - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/14 with John Leigh, Andy Mccoy

kleinej - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Gary

AndyMcCoy - Lead - 08/Jun/14 with Will Barber

garywong - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Jason Kleine

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/14

Chazwoz - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Doug Weale

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/14

jrccrosby - 18/May/14 with Alastair

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/May/14

sara n - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Neville Contractor

Tough start, especially for the short. Good climbing above, soft for HVS.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 15/May/14 with Emily

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

Matt250 - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/14

tskelhon - Lead - May/14 with Charlotte

kivell - Lead - 19/Apr/14

Dawlish - 16/Apr/14 with neil

Andy Chubb - Lead - 12/Apr/14 with Bob Norris, John Keska

Hidden - Lead rpt - Apr/14

Awesome climb! Strenuous start and bold midsection create quite an adventure. Some of the more positive pockets had puddles in.
thom_jenkinson - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Laura Shaw

Tim W - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/14 with Alys Rook

laurashaw - 2nd dog - 29/Mar/14 with Thom Jenkinson

Annoying start. Very good afterwards.
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/14 with Pete

Small amount of assistance getting off the floor
Tala M - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Mike Brookes

mallardhealhook - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14

poeter210 - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/13 with Byrne, adrian voss

Great route but almost came off when a rock came loose in my hand about 4 meters up. I pulled some of it off but the majority of the small flake is loose so check before pulling too hard.
druss - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/13 with Byrne Ghavalas, Peter Ocampo

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13

hms - 2nd rpt - 05/Sep/13 with AJM, Jenny

AJM - 2nd rpt - 05/Sep/13 with Jenny Seaborne, Helen Seaborne

tomhull - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13 with Stephen Cumberland

Lovely climb
TimKnight - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Dave Marshall

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Aug/13

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 10/Aug/13 with Helen

Boulder problem start. Enjoyable route.
Dave Mahon - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/13 with Matt Jackson

Country_Boy - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/13 with Anton

matt.jj - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/13 with Dave Mahon

Derek Furze - Lead - Aug/13

tonevert - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/13 with Phil, paul, Kevin Faux

marsden.d.paul - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/13

hard start for the short!
ellmang - Lead - 14/Jul/13

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

Ollie B - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with B.Fitzgerald

First HVS Lead!
neilwiltshire - Lead β - 30/Jun/13 with Josh Phipps

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Lydia Ansorge

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/13

Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/13 with Caleb

The start is a little burly. Pleasant technical climbing higher but im struggling to remember much about it already.
Kemics - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/13 with Anthony

Good route.
dprctr - 2nd β - 09/Jun/13 with Len

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

Amazing climb, need to lead this one.
neilwiltshire - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Simon Kemper

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13

Dropped my belay device!
JulianB - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Sebastian Fisher-Greene

Dropped belay device AND HMS!!!!
JulianB - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/13 with Sebastian Fisher-Greene

Snorfalorpagus - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Tom Palfreman

Needs my bum pushed on by belayer to make the thuggy start! The rest is glorious.
Fiona McFarlane - Lead - Jun/13 with Helen Lear

Really nice.
spearing05 - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Andrew

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13

TDSvejstrup - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

Started up Cavaliers, went off route about halfway, climbed a few moves of A King's Ransom, and finished up Bitter Battle tears. Clean lead though :)
budchawla - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

As good as I expected it to be
mattgrange - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13

Chubbard - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Mark C

zcsharp - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Katherine Ostrich

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/13

HarryB - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Tasha

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/13

eduardo - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/13 with Mike Den

MD - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/13 with Ed

Joe Innes - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13 with Drew

Delish
DrewWilkins - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/13 with Joe Innes

Hidden - Apr/13

bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/13 with Alan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13

overall very easy for hvs apart from boulder problem start
misterb - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/13 with tom

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/12

pelvoux - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Stephen

khalidq - 2nd O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Stephen Waters, Eric Pouget

Stop moaning about the start and get on with it.
67hours - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Becky H

The start took a few attempts!
Becky H - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with George Cave

Phil Layton - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/12 with simon

simeclimb68 - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/12

mattshort - 2nd - 16/Sep/12 with Phil Porter, Dave West

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

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

Hard start, even with my long arms. Brilliant belay at the top sitting on the tree. Ran out of quickdraws as almost all placements were nuts.
Robbo1 - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

Mike Hood - Lead - 30/Aug/12

riff156 - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Morna

3 Names - 2nd - 11/Aug/12 with Sumee Holloway

Ceridwen - 2nd rpt - 31/Jul/12 with Pete Staves

Tom Hill - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Andrew Gee

kim.mulji - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Monica

Energetic start, then pretty steady
katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with mike kann

timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

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

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

Great route. Start was no problem, a couple of one-finger pockets higher up stick in my mind. Middle bit was a bit bold, but it might just have been the sweat running into my eyes that blinded me to any placements, it was bloody hot out of the shade.
Hooo - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Steve

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/12

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

MrRoundy - 2nd RP - 19/May/12 with JP

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/12

slab climb! brutal boulder problem nice above bulge
rurp - Lead O/S - 15/May/12

riddle - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Jakub LMC

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/12

mullermn - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/12 with Luke Vincent

pffft - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Andy Arbon

Kap - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

chris sm - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/12 with Damien ?

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/12

Ruth ND - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Goater, Dave

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/12

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/12 with Dave Brock

tradguy - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Brian Mead

Luuuuuke - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/12 with Si

peaches69 - 2nd rpt - 13/Mar/12 with luke

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Chris Ince

Excellent
monsteratt - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12 with Mark Jones, Nick Whimster

nickwhimster - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/12 with Matt J, monsteratt

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 23/Jan/12 with Helen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jan/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 15/Jan/12

Found this quite hard! Good lead Tom
vertigo714 - 2nd O/S - 04/Jan/12 with Tom Morgan

TomMorgan - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/12

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 2012

mike kann - 2012

timtimpeggy - 2012

cameron_hall - Lead β - 10/Dec/11 with Mary Slingo

tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/11 with Quicko

hms - 2nd - 11/Oct/11 with Brian

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 11/Oct/11 with Helen S

jiggerypokery - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11 with Dan Hutchinson

hutchay - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/11 with Jerome

Mikael - Lead - 01/Oct/11

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with liv_the_div

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

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

Hidden - 2nd dog - 24/Sep/11

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

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Henry Northern

KDW - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Steve II

Great climb, like most of this stretch of crag the rock improves impressively on the upper slabby part. Starting move is an all-fun boulder problem, and everything else is a joy. Top notch.
joeruckus - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 03/Sep/11

Not sure I could have led this. A truly excellent climb and a solid lead by Sean. I had no difficulty with the climbing itself but that doesn't mean I could have led it, one to come back to with some more HVS's under my belt.
puppythedog - 2nd β - 30/Aug/11 with Sean

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/11

Sam W - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Rich Popp

The Ivanator - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/11 with Toby, Stewart

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/11

Ybot Htulk - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Ivan & Stewart

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Ross

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11

Excellent.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11 with Simon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/11

Jon Didymus - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/11 with Nick

Fabulous route.
petecallaghan - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/11 with Simon Berring, Emma Grant

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jul/11

MD - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Mark H, Ed

First HVS lead for Sarah.
Dizz - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Sarah

Belayed and followed a buoyant Sarah up her first HVS lead, tricky hard 5a move at the start, beware of E3 peg on the right, it is not the 'thread' mentioned in the guidebook...
gianpaolo - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Sarah

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

thomasadixon - Lead rpt - 27/Jun/11 with Mike

Did the start and middle section no problem. Probably went off the route at the top. It was vegetated straight up (an ivy), on the right there was a finish of E3, so I went left and finished at the same tree as "all for one".
andrzej kierzek - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Tara

hotfeet - 2nd - 24/Jun/11 with Ant, Wayne

waynem1985 - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Antony Davies, Alan Mountford

Led by Elena as her 2nd HVS, in pouring rain!
Chris Sansum - 2nd rpt - 11/Jun/11 with Elena Songprasert

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/11

Ben Vieyra - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

Start is a hard 5b without combined tactics.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Luke A

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 28/May/11

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 23/May/11 with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw

Nice climb, would have been better if I'd not spent the whole time trying to get off route to the left for some reason
mullermn - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Monkey

Lovely. I love the routes on this slab.
Monk - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Mullermn

This was fun! No way I could lead it at the moment, but the climbing is okay when there's a rope above. Couldn't get out a tricam that had been cunningly placed.
Andrew Bangs - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11 with Monkey

Very good climb! Quite a powerful start and some lovely moves higher up.
Kylie - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11 with Andrew Bangs, Monkey

Nathanrobinson - Lead - 19/May/11 with Frederic Richard & Andy McCoy

AndyMcCoy - 2nd - 19/May/11 with Nathan, Fred

Quality route with nice flowing climbing. Height advantage made initial moves fairly easy.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Helen B

Had several attempts to get off the gound until fond the right hand placments to allow me to get my right foot up on to the corner. Greater flexability would help
twodada - Lead rpt - 14/May/11 with Seb Fisher Green

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/11

leon - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Amanda Skeldon, Andy Bell

alj - 2nd - 01/May/11 with leon skeldon

neilh - 2nd - 30/Apr/11 with Rob Davies, Phil Ashton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

dean79 - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/11 with shelby

Lovely route. Technical, good pro
Trefo - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Rick Sewards

wildrover220 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Paul Klimczak

petegruf - 2nd - 10/Apr/11 with charles m

cem - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/11 with Peter Murphy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

SteWatkins - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/11

stoo2k - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11

bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 21/Mar/11 with James Lane

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Chiz

Balancy move near the top.
jezb1 - 2nd - 17/Mar/11

WalnutHorse - 2nd O/S - 13/Feb/11

mandy - 2nd - Jan/11 with ben, elf

Hidden - 2011

pasbury - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

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

marclloyd77 - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Simon Crisp

Matt Johnson - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Marcos31

peaches69 - 2nd rpt - 17/Oct/10

great route
culmclimberRob - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with kelvin

Bold at the top
Dawlish - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Rob

evilweed - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Dan

fragglerock - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Jon Lumb

will randall - 2nd O/S - Oct/10 with sarah

I had loads attempts at the first move, and eventually ditched my rack and did it without and then my buddy passed it up once I got up the burly bit. All I took was 0.5 friend!
Ceridwen - Lead RP - 19/Sep/10 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/10

LiL Saz - 2nd - 19/Sep/10 with Ian Pegg

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/10

ipegg - Lead - 19/Sep/10 with Richard Apthorp

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Sep/10

davidliu - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Alek Kumar

thomasadixon - 2nd rpt - 15/Sep/10 with Becca

Very very good! Awesome 1st move - at 5'2 I had to power scream and throw myself at the hold!!
BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/10 with Tom

Ly-Cilph - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Robert D

First HVS Lead! Awesome. Second topped out just as the sun dipped behind the other side of the valley, walked out in the dark.
Bobling - Lead - 12/Sep/10 with Patrick

Nice
Siderunner - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Kirsten

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

Great route. Excellent 1st moves to haul over the overhang and then steady face climbing. Went off route a bit but soon found my way back. Holds interest throughout.
zombie_pat - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Lewis

Found the top quite a workout
Gareth Bowen - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/10 with Richard Popp

bennevis - 2nd - 02/Sep/10 with Jon

leon - Lead - 29/Aug/10 with Amanda Skeldon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10

scoot - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10 with The Chairman, Becky Athay

The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/10 with Rich

Rich God 3 - 2nd - 18/Aug/10 with The Ivanator

Nice!
LoopyLou - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Thea Williams

rd20 - 2nd - 13/Aug/10 with Gareth H, Martin

GarethHall - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/10 with Martin Oldham, Robert Dufton

smolders - 2nd - 13/Aug/10 with Gareth H, Robert D

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/10

hardoreVdiffBen - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/10 with Remus

Kevster - Lead - 25/Jul/10

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

brockers - 2nd - 23/Jul/10 with Maggie Bass

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/10

nice climbing again, top wall isnt much fun though
lithos - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/10

martinp - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/10 with Alan C

peaches69 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10 with sarah

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jun/10

Jessie Rushbrooke - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with GF

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/10

whiting.jp - Lead - 13/Jun/10 with jamesca

Slick - Lead - 12/Jun/10 with Isabel Evans

jtree03 - 2nd - 12/Jun/10 with Brother Al

Hidden - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/10

danJBA - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

Garron - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/10

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Stuart Buchan

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/10

Stiff start, then typically fine Shorn Cliff slab climbing.
Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Johnny

Andy Chubb - Lead - 31/May/10 with Nick Gregory

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/10

Herron - Lead O/S - 28/May/10 with Shane Underwood

d_meacher - 2nd O/S - 25/May/10 with Trisha Murphy

Trisha Murphy - Lead O/S - 25/May/10 with d_meacher

3 Names - 2nd - 23/May/10 with Sumee Holloway

Fun start, and one more interesting move around halfway, overall steady for the grade. Nice climbing.
The Ivanator - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10 with Stewart

Tomar - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with "Brosky"

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/May/10

Paul Bowen - Lead rpt - 15/May/10 with rob jenkins, John Crane

Quirina - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Neil Larsen

UndeRsoGGycrAg - 2nd - 01/May/10 with dan

small roof requires total commitment, but goes well, the rest is really fine and delicate and holds interest. Really enjoyed the route.
Ali.B - Lead O/S - May/10

Fred_Richard - Lead - May/10

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/10

gronbech - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Neil

what a fantastic route!prob my best HVS lead!
jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with john beardmore

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

five - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with AV

lovely - my first climb at this cliff, will be back!
ripper - Lead - 18/Apr/10 with Chris Warby

Fun start!
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Dave

brilliant first move, brilliant middle section and bold in places shame about the scrappy finish
stvredmond - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Robert Duerr

Bobling - 2nd - 10/Apr/10 with sredmond

DanH9883 - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/10 with Lee

peggy_on_the_rocks - 2nd - 07/Apr/10 with DanH9883

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/10 with Dan Simmonds

DaNo123 - 2nd - 06/Apr/10 with Hanzler

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/Apr/10

tobyb - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/10

tobyb - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/10

Phil PBC - 2010

chalkiesurf - 2010

V pleasant and well pro route. A little bit of thought required for the top.
Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Jim

dean79 - 2nd - 11/Oct/09 with conrad, heather

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/09

Great start, easier after that with good gear.
urbanmonkey - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09

james.lane - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/09 with Mike

Clean onsight second? Struggled to get my lardy arse over the first bit. Cracked on the third attempt.
Alaric - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with garywong

garywong - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Paul Chalmers

aged_ape - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09 with KM

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Sep/09

duzinga - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Gary, Pete

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

dare - 2nd β - Sep/09

Kirill - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/09 with Dan

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Aug/09

Outstanding route, lovely moves. It looks so innocuous from the ground. Loads of gear placements, I got 4 threads in, it's better protected than a Kalymnos sport route. Some very loose blocks at the top between the lower and higher trees that need to be avoided.
jeffsheard - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Sarah Davis

Thug start dimished by use of tree sapling on face
eroica64 - 2nd - 16/Aug/09 with Majid Soltani

JimR - 2nd - 11/Aug/09 with Guy

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Patrick Timoney

Derek Ryden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Andy Forbes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd dog - 18/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/09

Andy Fielding - Lead - 14/Jun/09 with Pete Milton

With a hand on the bottom! Probably 3rd lead ascent. Nice.
dave1 - Lead - 14/Jun/09 with Alan Clouth

Lovely.
DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Luke Marsden

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/09

Had trouble getting off the ground on the overhanging start but after that brilliant balancy climbing and at the limit of my ability. Glad to be 2nding that one!
the rec - 2nd O/S - 31/May/09 with Darrell

Wow .. awesome route.

Just didn't stop being great all the way to the top.

Juggy start (TBH I was hoping that the start would be the difficult bit and then it would be a piece of cake afterwards .. but no, it doesn't really work out like that + it wouldn't get 3 stars if it did)

So .. loads of interesting moves, loads of rests and loads of gear (most of the time).
Dax - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Ward

bigbobbyking - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Cameron Hall

Nice route. Sadly had to help rescue someone on the climb next door so the climbing sort of blurred by...
adamscottthomas - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Ellen Taylor

ellentaylor - 24/May/09 with Adam Thomas

Danhan - Lead - 23/May/09 with Steve

joehanks61 - Lead O/S - 04/May/09 with Martin Hore

DafSWMC - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Eefu

jamie ward - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Chris Comrie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09

Dux - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Andy Smith

Rob84 - 2nd rpt - 19/Apr/09 with Will Chivs

Cardi - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Aliaksei

wilchivs - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Rob Dyer

Salvador - 2nd - 19/Apr/09 with Cardi

Chris Sansum - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/09 with Gary Lewin

Neil Stansbie - 2nd - Apr/09

HuwT - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Wil Treasure

simonw1 - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Heather Lewis

JPGR - Lead O/S - Mar/09

summo - 2009

Dunx - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/08 with Adam

One of my all-time favourites.
bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 10/Dec/08 with Dave Frost

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Dec/08

Kirill - 2nd - 25/Oct/08 with Jenny

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Oct/08

A fantastic route at the limit of my grade at the moment. Struggled with the first move up the nose, and ended up borrowing one of Michelle's shoulders! The rest of the climb was fine, although there was an exciting moment near the top.
Mark_RMC - Lead - 19/Oct/08 with Michelle

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/08

James B - Lead - 27/Sep/08 with Rob

Rob Oram - 2nd dog - 27/Sep/08 with James Booth

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/08 with Tom

thomasadixon - 2nd rpt - 17/Sep/08 with Brian

harder than All for one...
sara n - 2nd - 30/Aug/08 with CS

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

PhillipG - 2nd - 23/Jul/08 with Roger

harryt - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Craig

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Steve Beckwith

jon bradley - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Huw Howells

Circus - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08 with Henry

'direction' from belayer at start
gareth r - Lead β - 08/Jun/08 with Hywel

In B3s
eagleopus - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/08 with Gareth

max_chan - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Lou

Also solo'd the chimey up the back of the cave which was nice.
Paz - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/08 with JR, AJM

JimR - Lead - Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd β - Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/08

steep juggy joy, then delicate slab work. top route.
Quiddity - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with Curious Yellow

The Pylon King - 2nd - 26/Apr/08 with Beesley

Bob Loblaw - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Mark Davies

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Feb/08

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Feb/08

Eccentric - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/08 with Bunchuk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/08

Yum Yum Yum
Greg Pittam - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/08

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

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

Hidden - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

dpmUK - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/07 with Cider Nut

dts - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/07 with Andy Taylor

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Oct/07

Hidden - Oct/07

Thuggy start but very nice climbing above
AJM - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/07 with Ronan Kavanagh

gdb4060 - Lead - Sep/07 with Rich

chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with sandrine

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/07

evhall - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/07 with colin

eagleopus - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Kim

chris sm - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/07 with Paul Osborn

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Ali

Unsettling finish
featuresforfeet - Lead O/S - 19/May/07 with Clive M

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/07

thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Gimmer

poey50 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Rowan15

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Mirek

twodada - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/07 with Ion

Thought the start was a bit bold. And didn't find the gear that easy to get in. Late in the day maybe!
DrGav - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07 with Loic

The Pylon King - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/07 with Fiend

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

gripped01 - Lead O/S - Mar/07 with Mark Catt

Stone Muppet - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 30/Nov/06 with Clare

Marq - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/06 with Daniel Dennehy

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/06

mikelaing - Lead O/S - Sep/06 with Carolyn

cas54321 - 2nd - Sep/06 with Mike

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/06

Jez - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/06 with Maybe_Si

maybe_si - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/06 with jez

Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Wilbur

Wilbur - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Morgan

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/06

Tom Last - 2nd - 25/Jun/06 with Clive

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/06

psronan - 2nd - 22/Jun/06

Lovely climbing with some great moves. Holds and protection just where you want them
CJE - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Rob Lillywhite

chris j - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/06 with Mark Davies

Chris Sansum - 2nd - 04/Jun/06

Andrew1 - Lead - 04/Jun/06 with Rachel Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/06

Tim W - 2nd rpt - 29/May/06 with Claire Wilding, Jason King

James Moyle - 2nd O/S - 14/May/06 with T.Moores

dave657 - Lead O/S - 06/May/06

Dave Reeve - Lead O/S - May/06 with Clare Pastorius

My first HVS! Didn't take quite enough gear, so ended up having to improvise a little at the top - nut key was used as a skyhook and hexes were used as slings! A good route.
Chris Sansum - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/06 with Colin Milton

colin milton - 2nd - 23/Apr/06 with chris sansum

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/06

petellis - Lead - 25/Feb/06 with jhonny

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

Bern - 2006

gimmer - Lead - 2006

mike kann - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

sam8oy - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/05 with John

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

upontop - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Chris

Stefan Kruger - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/05 with Sarah Porter

kenneM - Lead - Jun/05 with Moony

AngelaC - 2nd - 30/May/05 with Dieter Cole

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

Bux - Lead O/S - May/05 with Rupert Bassadone

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/05

Helping Luke for his PT exam
al99 - Lead O/S - Feb/05 with Luke Benson

Hidden - 2005

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/04 with Clare

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/04

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/04

Brucifer - 2nd - 01/Jun/04 with alan rosier

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Jan/04 with David Elder

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

a_radiohead_fan - 2004

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Sep/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/03

Will Gordon - Lead O/S - Sep/03 with Rob Gleeson

Dogged start
Digger - 2nd RP - 14/Jun/03 with James Latham

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/03

liabilityliz - Lead - Jun/03 with Scotty Moore

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/03

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/03

Hidden - Lead - 03/Apr/03

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 2003 with Martin Hore

markysums - Lead - 2003

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Dec/02

Budge - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/02 with Carl Tiivas

Hidden - Lead - 18/Aug/02

sims - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/02 with Nick

chris sm - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/02

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 11/May/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/02

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/02

CurlyStevo - Lead - 2001

With Ben Rogers
Lepista - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/00

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jun/00

Hidden - 2nd - May/00

Hidden - 2nd - May/00

Scotsken - 2000

cem - Lead O/S - 2000 with James Gregory

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

bullybones - 2000

alan moore - 2000

Boxy - Lead dnf - 10/Nov/99 with Al Ferraro

shoulders - Lead - 06/Oct/99 with mikeshewring

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

kitkat78 - 2nd - 01/Aug/99 with Hester C

AndySL - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/99 with Mark

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 23/May/99

mikej - Lead - 02/May/99 with Nick Salmon

Tim Sparrow - Lead - 1999 with Geoff Thomas

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/98

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

liabilityliz - Lead - 29/May/98 with Brian Evans

Roget - 2nd O/S - 09/May/98

Jim Brooke - 2nd O/S - 04/May/98 with James Latham

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

Will Homoky - Lead O/S - 1998 with Ned Atkins

Colin Edwards - Lead - 24/May/97 with Simon Gough Brown

liabilityliz - Lead - 16/May/97 with Mark Trepte

Hidden - Lead - 1997

Tim Bateman - Lead - 07/Jul/96

babymoac - 2nd - 30/Mar/96 with graham d

Rog Wilko - Lead - Oct/95 with Debbie Wilkinson

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 14/Aug/95 with Dee Herbert

Mark Salter - Lead - 14/Mar/95

jmr - Lead - 1995 with Paul Greenhow

agagsgrot - 2nd O/S - Apr/94 with Pete

3 Names - Lead O/S - 1994

Hidden - Lead - 26/Sep/93

Guy - Lead O/S - May/93

Backinthegame - 2nd - Apr/93 with Lynn Wilkins, John Wright

Marti999 - Lead - 07/Nov/92 with kev

sdht - 1992

ericinbristol - Lead O/S - 1991 with Eric

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1990 with Clare Hart

ChrisJD - Lead - 28/Aug/89

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

Tony Buckley - Lead - Oct/88

Chris Craggs - 1980

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Voting
Total votes cast 308
hard E10 of 103
E10 of 103
easy E10 of 103
hard HVS4 of 103
HVS76 of 103
easy HVS21 of 103
hard VS2 of 103
VS0 of 103
easy VS0 of 103
hard 5b1 of 101
5b1 of 101
easy 5b3 of 101
hard 5a10 of 101
5a81 of 101
easy 5a3 of 101
hard 4c2 of 101
4c0 of 101
easy 4c0 of 101
3 Stars72 of 104
2 Stars30 of 104
1 Star2 of 104
0 Stars0 of 104
Bag of .....0 of 104
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Style of ascent

Lead336 of 546 (61.5%)
Followed185 of 546 (33.9%)
Toproped1 of 546 (0.2%)
Unknown24 of 546 (4.4%)

'Climbed'162 of 546 (29.7%)
clean O/S303 of 546 (55.5%)
clean β7 of 546 (1.3%)
clean rpt59 of 546 (10.8%)
clean RP5 of 546 (0.9%)
dogged8 of 546 (1.5%)
dnf2 of 546 (0.4%)