The Black Thief*** VS 4b
[Richard Franklyn on The Black Thief, Fairhead, 4 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.
C Sheridan, C Torrans 18/Dec/1976

Ticklists: 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Ireland 3 Star VS.

Photo: Richard Franklyn on The Black Thief, Fairhead © scarmichael
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 184 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/15

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

pimpy - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/15 with hertha

RKernan - 2nd rpt - 14/Jun/15 with Lisa Davison

Hidden - 2nd β - 08/Jun/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/15

markflanagan - Lead β - 07/Jun/15 with rpwhite

No jamming required.
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/15 with Dan Lane

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/15

cymjt - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/15 with Alex Thompson

Theo Mossop - Lead O/S - Jun/15

davkeo - Lead rpt - 23/May/15 with Damien O Sullivan

harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 11/May/15 with Rob Davies

Plinton - 2nd rpt - 09/May/15 with John

Adamcsyou - Lead O/S - 07/May/15

zcsharp - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/15 with Owen Largey

Matt Boyd - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/15 with Kevin Chung

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/15

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/15

georgec - 2nd - 14/Mar/15 with John Holterman

Hidden - 2015

Ro-Rams - Lead - Oct/14

karlc - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Sep/14

ma.cecilia - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Roisin Malone

5eamuz - 2nd rpt - 03/Sep/14 with Davy Andrews

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/14

Ewan Russell - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Keeves

Fantastic climb, first time at Fairhead was amazing!!
Sinéad - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Roisin Malone

5eamuz - 2nd rpt - 22/Jul/14 with John Holterman

jvarmstrong - Lead - 18/Jul/14 with Graham, Chris

Chris Manasseh - 2nd - 18/Jul/14 with John Armstrong, Graham Calderbank

Calder - 2nd - 18/Jul/14 with John Armstrong, Chris Manasseh

RKernan - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/14 with Lisa Davison

First time to Fair Head. Lovely wee introduction.
Alex McCalman - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Owen Largey

craigy123 - TR O/S - 28/Jun/14

Lovely!
aimees - 2nd - 17/Jun/14 with Owen

Plinton - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/14 with Nick, Julia Linton

cearbhalld - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Dave Keogh

meierdaniel - Lead β - 01/Jun/14

LouMullen - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14 with Mark Gylby

georgec - Lead rpt - 31/May/14 with Ian Price

Keith O'D - 2nd - 31/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/14

kenneM - 2nd - 15/May/14 with Nicholas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/14

renetemple - Lead - 27/Apr/14 with dlyonsewing

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/14

tprebs - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/14 with Conor Cadden

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - Apr/14

Dan Bates - 10/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 26/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

5eamuz - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Brita Terpe

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

mcgovern - Lead - 11/Jul/13 with TommyMcG

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/13

Great climb, a real Fair Head classic. Need to work on getting into a comfortable resting stance and bridging. Also not using arm strength so much.
Sophie C-M - 2nd dog - 06/Jun/13 with Ciaran

Les Ross - Lead - 02/Jun/13 with Des O'Connor

GOS - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Michael Gibson, Davey Andrews

GOS - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Maeve McKeever, Davey Andrews

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Munkynutz - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/13

Paul Collins - 2nd O/S - 30/May/13 with Rory Sullivan

liamo333 - 2013 with mcgovern

liamo333 - 2013 with mcgovern

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Oct/12

mshorter - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12 with erika, ry

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/12

Plinton - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Reyer, Julia Linton

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/12

auld al - AltLd rpt - 06/Aug/12

danoflynn - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/12 with Chunk

catblack - 2nd - 02/Aug/12 with tim

uphillnow - AltLd - Aug/12 with Dave Booth

1 rest
Bry - Lead dog - 20/Jun/12 with Simon, James

easy peasey
Helen Gibson - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Paul

3 Names - 2nd - 09/Jun/12 with Sumee Holloway

Julie Carroll - 2nd - 09/Jun/12 with Andrew Porter

PeteH - 2nd rpt - 02/Jun/12 with Matt McHardy

KCheung - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Jordan Miles

D.Russell - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/12 with James Dunn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/12

GOS - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12 with Michael Gibson

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

KKilroy - Lead - 2012

tim91 - 2nd - 29/Aug/11 with Janette

Seconded a few months ago. Felt much easier on lead, lots of rests
IamJam - Lead β - 29/Aug/11 with Tim Rogers

nbrowne - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Alek Zholobenko

RKernan - 2nd rpt - 27/Aug/11 with Conor Gilmour

gilmour_789 - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11

tprebs - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Benoit

luckywally - 2nd - 21/Aug/11 with Tim O'Hanrahan

Tim used half ropes on this route. Lots of jamming and small hidden ridges
CTotten88 - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Alek zholobenko

Brilliant route. Had great fun on it. Really put everything into it and got good results. Some tricky moves about the crack but a good climb.
Sophie C-M - 2nd - 22/Jul/11 with Ciaran

ruzy3 - TR - 09/Jul/11 with Jonny Hill

jhill - TR - 09/Jul/11 with ruzy3

JulesV - 2nd - 02/Jul/11 with Shauna

Shauna - Lead O/S - Jul/11 with Jules

prev led
GOS - TR - 04/Jun/11 with Peter Irvine

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

Absolutely lovely climbing, do it!
Tim_C7 - Lead - Jun/11

Bri.Moo - 2nd - 29/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/11

Loughan - 2nd - 02/May/11

RKernan - 2nd - 02/May/11 with Janette McDonald

IamJam - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Ronan Kearnan

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/10

SeanT - Lead rpt - 05/Sep/10 with Tom Bannon

paddi-8764 - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Adam C

chillax - Aug/10

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/10 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/10

saundera - Lead - Jun/10 with Liz

auld al - AltLd - 26/May/10

declanj - Lead O/S - 2010

conthebap - 2nd O/S - 2010

Rintygold - 2nd rpt - 2010

SeanT - 2nd - Sep/09 with Tom Bannon

Rintygold - Sep/09 with Owen Largey

barni - 2nd - 25/Aug/09 with Paul James

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd - 22/Aug/09 with Rose Williams

Rose Williams - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Gareth

During RnR
kenneM - Lead - Jul/09 with Paul Elliott

Graham Iles - 2nd - 27/Jun/09 with Neil Cooper

givemetea - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Louisa

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/09

liz77 - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/09 with Alan

Siderunner - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with John T

saundera - 2nd - Jun/09 with Liz

LoopyLou - 2nd - Jun/09 with Roslyn

danm - Lead - 26/May/09

Dave Rumney - 2nd - 09/May/09 with Tanya Milner

rclarke - 2nd - 10/Apr/09 with pete87abs

amazin! 1st climb at fair head
pete87abs - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/09 with Richard Clarke

Major_Steve - Lead O/S - 2009 with Gerald Mchugh

Hidden - 2009

jamesbrown - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Jack Doyle - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - Lead - Oct/08

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

PeteH - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/08 with Andy Simpson

geraldmchugh - 2nd β - 28/Jul/08 with Steven Mullen

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/08 with Rose Williams

Rose Williams - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/08 with Gareth

Matt Tranter - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Ryan Hanvey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/08

climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 26/May/08 with Cider nut

Alot of Jamming moves.
kirstyrichardson - 2nd O/S - 02/May/08 with Rob Smith

Hidden - May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/07

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Ali

Rich35 - Lead - 2007

Ri - Lead O/S - 2007 with Anja Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/06

First Climb in Ireland, awesome crag
timharrison - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/06 with Mike Clifford

climbingfoetus - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Garry Wilson

Gibson27 - Lead O/S - 2006

hedgehog77 - Lead - 24/Aug/05

Johann - Lead O/S - 2005

georgec - Lead O/S - 2005 with Mike G

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/04

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Jul/04 with Eddie Barbour

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/04

cornishben - Lead O/S - Jun/03 with Mike Raine

Chris Ellis - Lead - 25/May/96 with Louise Pellett

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 1993

auld al - 2nd O/S - 1991

Hidden - Lead - 1990

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