The Arete* HS 4b
[Charlie has a long hard look at start of the Arete, 3 kb]10m. Nice moves up the squeezed-in arete with good positions. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Charlie has a long hard look at start of the Arete © Colin Matheson

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 198 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

OllieF - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/14 with PeteG

petegunn - 2nd - 30/Nov/14 with Ollie

y2keable - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/14 with Simon, Mike

mike25350 - TR dnf - 28/Sep/14 with Jayson Keable, Simon McLennan

Oliver's lead
sarah hawker - 2nd rpt - 27/Sep/14 with Oliver H, Yvette

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Sep/14

spenser - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/14 with Dana

Nice route. The ironstone hold on the left side is really nicely placed and makes a good placement for a sling.
Neil Watson - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Aiden

MikeLell - 2nd - 20/Aug/14 with Emily

FraserMcClennan - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/14

SPD224 - 2nd - 10/Aug/14 with Martin Smith

IanHope - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14 with Becky

Darboak42 - Solo β - 03/Jul/14

peterhubbard - 2nd - 17/Jun/14 with Conrad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14

aleckirby - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14

Excellent climbing. Bit pumpy when hanging around to put gear in but love the climb.
BAdhoc - Lead O/S - 26/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14

Roberttaylor - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Isolde

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

SPD224 - 2nd - 03/May/14 with William Day

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 29/Apr/14 with Stuart Bennett

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 29/Apr/14 with Adam Gregg

stub1990 - Solo - 29/Apr/14 with Adam Gregg

rgd1977 - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/14

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/14 with Angela Paul

Nice balancey moves on brilliant holds..
charley - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/14 with Ange, Kev

Nice balancy moves.
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/14 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

Klingon - Lead - 09/Mar/14 with Nimble

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Ben Crofts

ewan i - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 01/Oct/13

Colin Matheson - 2nd - 04/Sep/13 with Neil Cranston

Adrianw - 2nd rpt - 04/Sep/13 with Peter Bennet

JonathanJones - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Roy M

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/13

cpforbes - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/13

Stamford Raffles - Lead - 02/Aug/13 with Hizzy

Boxy - Lead - 17/Jul/13 with Tim

jlowry92 - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13 with peter ravenscroft

peter.ravenscroft27 - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/13

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 26/Jun/13 with Adam Gregg

Adamski1986 - Lead - 26/Jun/13 with Tim Rodgers

Darboak42 - Lead - 16/Jun/13

dakidunn - 2nd - 16/Jun/13 with Daran Boak

chris smith - Solo O/S - 28/May/13

David Cowley - Lead O/S - 28/May/13 with Chris Smith

Gabe Oliver - Solo O/S - 26/May/13

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

smithjmw46 - Solo - 17/May/13

petegunn - 2nd - 16/May/13 with Rosie, Davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/13

Rosie Rothwell - 2nd - 16/May/13 with Davina, Pete

Hidden - Lead RP - May/13

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Yummicks

duzinga - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/13 with Jie

Stamford Raffles - Lead - 22/Apr/13 with Duncan

emilyclimbs - TR O/S - Feb/13

sarah hawker - 2nd rpt - 21/Oct/12 with bob

mshorter - Lead - 15/Sep/12 with erika

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/12

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/12

big boots
andymoin - 2nd - 02/Sep/12 with Ross, Neil Mackenzie

JanBella - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12 with matt

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/12 with Sarah Laing

Hidden - 2nd dog - 04/Jul/12

stouffer - Lead - 20/Jun/12

Aaronsim - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12

Hidden - 27/May/12

Steeper than it looks, and twisty so you barn-door off! Good gear though and you just fall into space ;)
sarah hawker - Lead dog - 16/May/12 with Adrian W

Adrianw - 2nd - 16/May/12 with Sarah Hawker

el diablo - Lead - 28/Apr/12 with Fergal, Dave M

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12

daWalt - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Lisa

Hidden - TR dog - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Solo - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/12

Richard Alderton - TR - 15/Mar/12 with Chris, Liam

Legionreturns - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/12

Lead on the Arete of the same block. Hung around a bit to long placing gear, tired myself out a bit. Easy finish once you're on top of the block.
Beronj - Lead - 15/Mar/12

Dervey - TR - 15/Mar/12 with Rich

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/11

Higher Primate - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Cam Stephen

ianjfsutcliffe - Solo - 29/Aug/11 with Coatesy

ianjfsutcliffe - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/11 with Coatesy

Richard P Coates - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with ianjfsutcliffe

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/11

Kayls - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Tom Anderson

TomAnderson11 - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Aug/11

Repeat climb
Klingon - Lead β - 03/Aug/11 with Jack

redshapedfriday - Lead RP - 26/Jul/11 with gary

Hidden - TR RP - 15/Jul/11

MDowson - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/11 with Jon Bradley

Trevera - 2nd - 15/Jun/11 with Eva Diran

KevB - 2nd - 13/Jun/11 with Jason K

barni - Solo O/S - 31/May/11 with Ami, Ewan

MDowson - 2nd rpt - 19/May/11 with Jonathon Powell

odox - Lead - 19/May/11 with Jim Stanton

Peter Holder - 2nd - 06/May/11 with jamieconnolly

vertigo - Lead O/S - 05/May/11 with Dash, Rob Baker

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo - 20/Apr/11

Russell Lovett - Solo rpt - 17/Apr/11 with Chris Middleton Micheal Midleton Daisy the Dog

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11

beckybray1 - 2nd - 29/Mar/11

y2keable - 2nd rpt - 19/Mar/11 with Len

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Feb/11

Stamford Raffles - 2011 with Kris

Klingon - Lead - 06/Nov/10 with Tim

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 06/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/10

Never noticed it from previous visits. It is actually quite good.
Skinny Kin - 2nd O/S - 13/Oct/10 with John Vaughan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/10

Liam Martin - 2nd - 24/Aug/10 with Gary Brumwell, Stephen Wilkinson

trueuk1 - 24/Aug/10

gazb - Lead - 24/Aug/10 with Liam Martin

Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/10 with gede gibons and alan taylor

Russell Lovett - Solo rpt - 22/Aug/10 with gede gibons and alan taylor

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10

MDowson - Lead - 03/Jun/10 with atta

steven - Lead - 30/May/10 with Jane Wade

jimstanton - Lead - 29/May/10 with Christine

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

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - Lead O/S - 28/May/10 with Simon Rackley

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

y2keable - 2nd rpt - 08/May/10

monkeytennis - TR O/S - 29/Apr/10 with Mark

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Apr/10

riven - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Chriswallis2

peteJ23 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Scruffster

StrangeBrew - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/10

NaomiHart - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Craig McMahon

gdsmnorm - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

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

Christopher Roberts - Lead - 2010

Andysomething - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/09 with Norman Bennett

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/09

in the rain. typical
7om - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/09

Took a while to figure out the first few moves but good climbing once I had. Plenty of gear too.
barney800 - Lead O/S - May/09 with Katherine Shaw

fairly strenuous move at the start but good climbing.
andrew sandercock - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09 with jon armstrong

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09

j0shwyatt000 - 2nd O/S - 2009

the real dave - Lead β - 2009

MDowson - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/08 with Karl wood

beautiful route with awesome gear!
Woodiee - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/08 with Matt Dowson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/08

stukent - Lead - 11/Oct/08 with Nikki Sommers

idiotproof (Buxton MC) - 07/Oct/08

heather.deane - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Andy

johnjb - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Andy P, Heather

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

Christopher Williamson - Lead - 28/Jun/08 with Matt Sleightholme

Bold to start, the hardest climbing is before the first gear, half way up the initial arete. Possibly HS 4a?
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/08 with Carmen

pebbles - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/08 with rob

solo after 2nd Peri, excellent route on big jugs - 4a.
lithos - Solo rpt - 22/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/May/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/08

shouter - 2nd - Mar/08

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/08 with -

burto - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/08

CalumC - Feb/08

popov86 - Lead - Dec/07

Rich Clague - Lead - Nov/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/07

Russell Lovett - Solo rpt - 02/Aug/07 with alone

Sam Judson - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/07 with Caroline Judson

Sam Judson - 2nd rpt - 25/Jul/07 with Phil Steadman

come on this is never an HS unless maybe you are over 6 foot? Found the bottom half reachy as hell and really tricky had to dyno twice- hardly a stable of the HS category??? Still nice climb don't get me wrong but the grades on this crag are a bit optimistic?
gilldando - TR - 15/Jul/07 with Mike

Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 08/Jul/07 with gede gibons

Russell Lovett - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/07 with alone

duzinga - Lead β - Jun/07 with Martina

andyandy - Lead - 25/May/07 with Sharon

Climbed it much faster this time, so less pumped :)
Sam Judson - Lead rpt - 04/May/07 with Phil Steadman

u1jd - TR O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Sharon and Tuze

duzinga - 2nd O/S - Apr/07 with Sharon and JD

Peter Reynolds - Solo - Apr/07

u1jd - 2nd O/S - 05/Feb/07 with Sharon

Wonderful lead, probably much easier the second time :)
Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07 with Mark S, Jonathan Dixon

u1jd - 2nd O/S - 03/Feb/07 with Mark and Sam

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/06

alicia - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/05 with Jamie

Colin Matheson - 2nd - Jul/05 with Charlie Fisher

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 02/May/05 with Helen

smollett - Lead O/S - Mar/05

GPN - 2nd - Sep/03 with Mehmet Karatay

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