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The Black Thief*** VS 4b

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C Sheridan, C Torrans 18/Dec/1976

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This climb is in 129 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Dan Bates - 10/Oct/13

gbloomer - 2nd rpt - 26/Sep/13 with Simon Fell

1st visit to Fairhead and 1st VS Lead (4th lead).
gbloomer - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with William Magowan

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

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

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/13

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

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

David Smith - AltLd - Aug/12 with Dave Booth

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Jun/12

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/12

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

SeanT - 2nd - Sep/09 with Tom Bannon

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

Good but not as good as The Fence.
Quiddity - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Curious Yellow

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

sonnenstern - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/08 with Kieran King

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

Gibson27 - Lead O/S - 2006

hedgehog77 - Lead - 24/Aug/05

Johann - Lead O/S - 2005

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 O/S - 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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Voting
Total votes cast 66
hard HVS0 of 22
HVS0 of 22
easy HVS0 of 22
hard VS5 of 22
VS14 of 22
easy VS3 of 22
hard HS0 of 22
HS0 of 22
easy HS0 of 22
hard 4c0 of 22
4c0 of 22
easy 4c3 of 22
hard 4b13 of 22
4b6 of 22
easy 4b0 of 22
hard 4a0 of 22
4a0 of 22
easy 4a0 of 22
3 Stars19 of 22
2 Stars3 of 22
1 Star0 of 22
0 Stars0 of 22
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Style of ascent

Lead60 of 129 (46.5%)
Followed53 of 129 (41.1%)
Toproped3 of 129 (2.3%)
Alt Leads5 of 129 (3.9%)
Unknown8 of 129 (6.2%)

'Climbed'55 of 129 (42.6%)
clean O/S61 of 129 (47.3%)
clean β2 of 129 (1.6%)
clean rpt9 of 129 (7.0%)
dogged2 of 129 (1.6%)