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This climb is in 227 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

IanHope - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with KatyHope

Simnel - 2nd - 26/Jul/14 with Tim

katyhope - Lead - 26/Jul/14 with IanHope

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo - Jul/14

Simnel - Lead - 10/Jun/14 with Darran

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/14

MikeLell - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/14 with Emma Parkinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14

michaele - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/14

Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 12/Mar/14 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

The grades are strange here. Climbed the most committing diff I've done then led this S which felt more like a vdiff. Nice climb though...
charley - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14 with Ange, Kev

Nice as I remembered
valentinesbabe - 2nd rpt - 12/Mar/14 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

Hidden - Lead - 14/Dec/13

bshill - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13

nice fun of-width crack big cams are useful, could be done with just two large cams
1176gws - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/13 with Solo

RobSimpson - 17/Oct/13

Wet
AshleighMattison - 10/Oct/13 with Rachel Lonsdale, Curtis Nicholson

AshleighMattison - 03/Oct/13 with Rachel Lonsdale, Curtis Nicholson

stevojnr2 - TR rpt - 03/Oct/13 with jamie batey, Josh White, reachel lonsdale, curtis nicholson

Rachellonsdale - TR O/S - Oct/13

MikeLell - 2nd rpt - 24/Aug/13 with Caroline, Emma Parkinson

fun!
EmmaP - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Caroline, Mike

MikeLell - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/13 with Harriet Mak

Fat Tim - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/13 with Sarah Rolfe

a13x - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Jessie Harris

stuart34 - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/13

smollett - Solo - 13/Jul/13 with jurga

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/13

TheNorthDwarf - Lead - 13/Jun/13

Gabe Oliver - Solo O/S - 27/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/13

Jordangask - TR - 03/Mar/13

Max Camozzi - TR O/S - 03/Mar/13 with JordanGask

lostspaceboy - Lead - 2013

alexm198 - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/12 with Ed Cromwell

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/12

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/12 with Bex Waring

JonathanJones - Lead rpt - 09/Nov/12 with Scott

RossCallender - Nov/12

Hidden - Solo - 12/Sep/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 08/Sep/12

David Cowley - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/12 with Mike Connolly

dakidunn - 2nd - 23/Jul/12

Simnel - Lead - 23/Jul/12 with Mark

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12

Baggie - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/12

Madden - Lead O/S - 16/May/12

Legionreturns - 2nd O/S - 16/May/12 with Matt

Blackthorn - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/12 with Ollie

Wayne A - Lead - 29/Mar/12 with Karen Pickering

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 21/Mar/12 with Hayley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Feb/12

mike reed - 2012

watson.b - TR - 21/Nov/11

JamesSnaith - 28/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Oct/11

Geds - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/11 with Micheal Rafferty

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/11

Richard Fletcher - TR O/S - 14/Oct/11 with Aaron Robson

Richard Fletcher - TR O/S - 07/Oct/11 with Aaron Robson

Hidden - TR O/S - 05/Oct/11

bennevis - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Heather

Richard Fletcher - 14/Sep/11

JamesDerekCorkin - TR O/S - 14/Sep/11

JamesSnaith - TR rpt - 14/Sep/11

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Angela Paul

Nice climb but very easy in the grade...haven't worked out where the 4b move is!
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Kevin Tithe

Hidden - Lead - 23/Aug/11

Klingon - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Capt Kirk

Craig McMahon - Lead - 09/Aug/11 with Vickie Neilson

tinyali - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Scott Hill

scott.hill - Lead - 05/Aug/11 with Alisa

andybirtwistle - Solo - 13/Jul/11

cc_10 - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/11

qboyd - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/11 with David

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/11

Lee Wilson - 2nd - 29/Jun/11 with Chris Scott

shunt
adamwesthead - TR O/S - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/11

aleckirby - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11

Colin Matheson - Lead - 22/Jun/11 with JDal NMC

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

georgedunton - Lead O/S - 25/May/11

Higher Primate - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Ian Sutcliffe

Always an onsight when seconding Drew as his style provides no useful beta.
ianjfsutcliffe - 2nd O/S - 22/May/11 with Drew

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/11

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/May/11

Simnel - 2nd - 04/May/11 with Tony S

Anthony1 - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with John L

brayg01 - Lead rpt - 04/May/11 with Alan Boddy

dakidunn - Lead - 04/May/11 with Gary Kempster

dougyt26 - TR - 25/Apr/11

jamieconnolly - Lead - 16/Apr/11

Jamies First lead.
Peter Holder - 2nd - 16/Apr/11 with jamieconnolly

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/11

Kayls - 2nd dog - 04/Apr/11

TomAnderson11 - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/11

phleppy - Lead - 21/Jan/11 with martin_whitton

nice easy route, nice area
Aaron.robson94 - 2011

watson.b - 2011

watson.b - 2011

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Oct/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/10

Adrianw - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/10 with Sarah Hawker

Thought about leading it but didn't like the feel of sandy sandstone and came down after a couple of moves
sarah hawker - 2nd rpt - 22/Sep/10 with Adrian W

Simnel - 2nd - 04/Aug/10 with Tony S

Anthony1 - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10 with John L

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10

maggie505 - Lead - 13/Jul/10 with Clair MacIntosh

andymoin - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/10

Adrianw - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/10 with John Flitcroft

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

daWalt - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Lisa

David Bulley - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/10 with Andy Chisholm

Liam Martin - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Anthony Richardson

gdsmnorm - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10

anthvxne - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10

alisonsmigova - 2nd - 31/May/10

Simnel - Lead - 27/May/10 with Jerry

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 19/May/10

beckybray1 - 2nd - 19/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/10

stouffer - Lead - 02/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10

jolyon.cohen - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Paul Sims

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Deepash - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with Clockwise Sam

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/10

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

monkeytennis - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Mark

made so much harder by dragging the rope (note to self - extend!)
mark237 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Dave Coulson

JonathanJones - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10

y2keable - 2nd rpt - 21/Mar/10

jolyon.cohen - Lead O/S - 2010 with Paul Sims

chris smith - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09

Another climb done wearing Lonsdale slip-on trainers.
LeeForsyth - TR O/S - 26/Sep/09

AndrewShanks - Lead β - 23/Sep/09 with Ross NMC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09

easy climb should have soloed
mantle87 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/09

brayg01 - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/09

akhutton88 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/09

sarah hawker - TR O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Brian T

Em66 - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Jack

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/09 with John Flitcroft, Neil Cranston

AndyL - Lead O/S - 19/May/09 with ducky

andyhutch77 - Solo - 13/May/09

Colin Matheson - Lead - 06/May/09 with JDal NMC

seeroo - 2nd dog - 03/May/09 with Scone

Ian Jones - Solo O/S - 11/Apr/09

daWalt - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Pavla

timcussins - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/09

kirigoss - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Tim

Hidden - Solo rpt - 05/Apr/09

Claire Taylor - Lead β - 05/Apr/09 with Dan Waters

John84 - TR O/S - 21/Mar/09

petegunn - Lead - 13/Mar/09 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/09

alexp - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/09 with S inkster

PeteH - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/09 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/09 with Peter Hart

Simnel - Lead - 2009

BobbyG - 2009

folksi - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08

barney800 - Lead O/S - Oct/08 with Katherine Shaw

stukent - Lead - 27/Sep/08 with Ciaran Treanor

Ardginny - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Stu Kent

Trevera - Lead - 24/Sep/08 with Eva Diran

alifin - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Michael Hide

Chad123 - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Emily

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/08

boglebadger - Lead - Jun/08

ShaunN - Solo O/S - 13/May/08

jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Pete and Tomo

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/08

Christopher Williamson - Lead - Feb/08 with Matt Sleightholme

odox - 2008

ewan i - Lead - 2008

Peter Reynolds - Solo - 2008

ed woods - Solo - 16/Jul/07

MG50 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/07 with Bronia

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/07

KevB - Lead - 07/May/07 with Steve K

gaz.marshall - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/07

saph - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Bird

Christopher Williamson - Apr/07

Sam Judson - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/06 with Caroline Judson

saph - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/06 with Neil, Murph and Pheonix

bloody top-ropes :(
saph - TR O/S - 13/Jul/06 with Murph, Guru and Leigh

+Leigh
y2keable - TR rpt - 13/Jul/06 with saph

Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 10/May/06 with Caroline Judson

Nearly lost an arm when it got caught in rope. Lesson well learned, never get arms between rope and rock :P Especially if you fall off
saph - TR dog - 10/May/06 with pheonix

Murph - Solo O/S - 2006

snowy owl - Lead - 10/Jun/04 with Amy Woolstenholmes

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/May/04

snowy owl - Lead - 24/Oct/03 with Amy Woolstenholmes

Ken Applegate - Lead O/S - 17/May/02 with Dave Windross

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/02

Hidden - Lead - 2001

rockjock - AltLd - 1999

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 1998 with Jean

Colin Matheson - Lead - Jul/97 with Charlie Fisher

JiveWeasel - Lead - May/94

kato'sdad - Solo - 25/Aug/91

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 24/Apr/91 with Alec Burns

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/90

steviewindsurf - 1988

beaumap - Lead - 1988 with Richard Perry

andy tetsill - Solo - Nov/85

Mark Kemball - Solo - 05/May/80

Hidden - 1979

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 1974 with Will Walker

Lord of Starkness - 1971

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Voting
Total votes cast 42
hard S0 of 24
S0 of 24
easy S7 of 24
hard MS4 of 24
MS9 of 24
easy MS1 of 24
hard HVD2 of 24
HVD0 of 24
easy HVD1 of 24
3 Stars0 of 18
2 Stars0 of 18
1 Star16 of 18
0 Stars2 of 18
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Style of ascent

Soloed29 of 227 (12.8%)
Lead109 of 227 (48.0%)
Followed48 of 227 (21.1%)
Toproped21 of 227 (9.3%)
Alt Leads1 of 227 (0.4%)
Unknown19 of 227 (8.4%)

'Climbed'87 of 227 (38.3%)
clean O/S115 of 227 (50.7%)
clean β3 of 227 (1.3%)
clean rpt19 of 227 (8.4%)
dogged3 of 227 (1.3%)