Slit Wall HVS 5a
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Mark D - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/15 with Tom Bide, Phil Pavey

akhughes - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/15

pimpy - Lead β - 23/Aug/14 with Chris

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/14

By eck! Getting out the groove onto the slab was tricky. Not going on my HVS to lead list.
eldre070 - 2nd O/S - 24/May/14 with Stuart barclay

darrenk - TR O/S - 03/May/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 10/Nov/13

MFB - 2nd - 17/Oct/13 with MB

Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13 with Alan

smithjmw46 - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Nathan Jones

Hidden - TR - 24/May/13

alastairbegley - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Nick Eaton

Has a bit of a bite to it! The top of the crack is tricky and the gear is both only just adequate and hard to place. I found the slab bold, but really quite simple.
MarkRoe - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/13 with Chris Ensoll

Spence22 - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Jo

Hard exit onto the slab.
Pohil - Lead - 20/Aug/12

Laura Parker - Lead - 04/Jun/12

Adi Hooper - 2nd - 03/May/12 with Roger Ward

Neil's lead
sarah hawker - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Ed (Malta), Neil Morbey

zach.stone - 2nd - 14/Jul/11 with Peter Hill

Not bad this
djmarko75 - Lead O/S - Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 01/May/11

mcglenr25 - 2nd O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Ally Newman, Francis Charlesworth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11

ali newman ukc - 23/Jan/11

nia - Lead - 30/Aug/10 with osian fletcher, Pete rodgers

Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/10

Good footholds on the lower slit but the handholds all seem offputtingly sideways. Managed to get onto the slab above without finding the apparently mega flake hold on the right.
Babika - TR - 30/May/10 with Dusan Antosik

Took me a while to get through the crux. The slab part of the route is not too hard but scary due to an almost total lack of gear.
lucasp - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with ditch

Pixie-Andy - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Silver Surfer

jl - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10 with Mark Ollis, Penny

Backed off this in May 2005 after having only lead about 10 other routes. I still found the crux took some thinking about.
JWB - Lead β - 06/Mar/10 with Jon Gill

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/10 with john beardmore

Simon Bostock - TR O/S - 06/Mar/10 with John Beardsmore, Jon Gill

ollismark - 2nd - 06/Mar/10 with Jon Lynch

NorthernRock - Lead - 22/Oct/09

Im shit
Sean Bell - Lead dnf - 20/Sep/09 with Andy

Neil cleaned up my mess and finished the lead for me under headtorch.
Sean Bell - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with Neil Carnegie

tjmillen - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/09 with simon hall

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/09

steveP - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Simon Ringrose

I agree that the upper moves in the crack are hard and the gear is not the best... The slab, although easy, is scary because a bit dirty (and potentially wet in places) and there's really poor get in it. It's also much longer than I'd anticipated.
Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Dave Gruar

Blisco - 2nd - 03/May/09 with Joris Roulleau

esther - Lead - May/09

simonfife - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/08 with Dave Scott-Maxwell

troutbeck - 2nd - 03/Oct/08 with A.M.

ewen - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/08

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

220bpm - 2nd - 30/Sep/07 with Dave

Rampikino - Lead - 23/Jun/07 with MMC Various

KitCat - 2nd - 23/Jun/07 with MMC

First HVS I know I could lead happily. Nice route.
Caralynh - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/06 with Adam Carless

Good moves through the steep crack, but afterwards the gear is pretty poor, and the surface is rather dirty/crumbly, so feels insecure.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/06 with CaralynR

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/06

Neil Ireson - Lead - 11/Jun/06 with Guy M

GuyM - 2006 with neil

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 04/Sep/05 with David Jones

Urgles - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Ady Short

sgl - Lead O/S - Oct/04 with Matt

Hard on the initial crack and not the best gear. E1 5b? Slab easy (4b) but no gear.
Rog Wilko - 2nd - May/04

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Mar/98

Neil Conway - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/96 with Steve Hardy

RichardMc - 2nd - 17/Jun/90 with Angel Vila

Total votes cast 43
hard E10 of 15
E10 of 15
easy E16 of 15
hard HVS1 of 15
HVS7 of 15
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hard 5b0 of 15
5b0 of 15
easy 5b0 of 15
hard 5a11 of 15
5a4 of 15
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hard 4c0 of 15
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