Sowden** HVS 5a
[Alan Taylor cruising Sowden, Slipstones. 1985. , 4 kb]

Rockfax Description
6m. The flake in the left-hand side of the face leads to a tricky exit. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Alan Taylor cruising Sowden, Slipstones. 1985. © Tony Marr
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 63 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

mfisher - Sent O/S - 04/May/15 with Neil

Wizzy - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/15

Hidden - Solo β - 18/Mar/15

waaay too casual having done it before, almost took a pisser off the top out!
danm - Sent - 08/Feb/15

Brilliant. Felt like a stonemaster flowing up some yosemite layback flake.
Duncan Campbell - Sent O/S - 20/Dec/14 with Michaela "the champ", Dan Middleton, Stadders, GuyVG

danm - Sent - 20/Dec/14

hard on the thin bit and committing top out
GuyVG - Sent O/S - 20/Dec/14

MTL - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/14

Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/14

RKirke - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Alex T

Alex the Alex - Solo - 27/Sep/14 with Rog

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Jul/14

vanderz - Sent O/S - 08/Mar/14 with patrick dawson, Steve Fletcher

Bloke on a Rope - Solo rpt - 19/Feb/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/13

Jono_LS16 - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/13

Dan Mckinlay - Solo O/S - Nov/13

Dave Warburton - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Matthew, Karl Marks

Matthew Ferrier - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Dave Warburton, Sam Marks

Sam Marks - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Matthew Ferrier, Dave Warburton

Bloke on a Rope - Solo rpt - 08/Sep/13 with Matt

Climbster - Solo rpt - 08/Sep/13 with Ian

spot on
DPaul - Solo rpt - 02/Aug/13

papashango - Sent - 05/Jul/13 with Rob

Paul Figg - Solo - 25/May/13

andybirtwistle - Sent - 29/Apr/13

petekeron - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/13 with Solo

riven - Sent O/S - 06/Jan/13 with Neil Stabbs

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jan/13

TRFrost - Solo O/S - 05/Nov/12 with D. Gledson

With a pad and spotter. Really nice route. Would be very straightforward and enjoyable with fresh strong arms.
David_Gledson - Solo O/S - 05/Nov/12 with Tom

georgedunton - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/12

RossKirtley - Solo - 22/Aug/12

Hidden - 31/Mar/12

thebigfriendlymoose - Sent - 24/Mar/12

Looks quite steep from the ground but the holds just keep coming, climb it!
Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Matt

Always wussed out before - brilliant and worth the years of procrastination.
petellis - Sent x - 24/Sep/11 with Greame Hammond, Cleric James Koran

Excellent!!!
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/11

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/08

mattyork2 - Solo O/S - 02/May/07

alaan - Solo O/S - 01/May/07

Nick Beckett - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/06

MeMeMe - Solo rpt - 18/Feb/06

John Kettle - Solo - 2005

Stone Muppet - 2005

Hidden - Sent O/S - 2004

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/03

Roget - Solo O/S - 2003

Climbster - Sent x - 21/Sep/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/99

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 1998

John Southworth - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/95

rob.grafton - Solo - 09/May/95 with Bruce

Hidden - 1995

rob.grafton - Solo - 10/May/94 with Bruce

rob.grafton - Solo - 31/Jan/93 with Bruce

Rich Kirby - Solo - 02/Feb/92 with Chris wiles

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1991

Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/87

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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