The Hog's Back** HVS 5a
30m. Start right of Express Crack at the lowest point of the crag. Ascend the arete / rib to a small roof protecting a V groove above. Gain the groove (crux) and follow this to a small yew tree. Ascend the easier rib above to the top of the crag.
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Andy Chambers - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/15 with Danijela Simanic

Smashing pitch but quite awkward in places. Laid-away on initial entry to groove.
Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 21/Jun/15 with Garry Hall

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/15

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Apr/15

LozM - 2nd - 20/Sep/14 with Rick Graham

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Sep/14

At bulge -long reach up and right to 2 crimps
timmsy - 2nd - 08/Sep/14 with David_Gledson

martrin - Lead - 17/Jul/14 with Sarah Kekus

tmawer - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Bram

BTphonehome - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Tony

Rob Rocket - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14 with Joe White

NickJH - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Steve W

John Pickles - Lead O/S - Jun/14 with Diane Alger

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/14

Nigel Coe - Lead - 31/Aug/13 with Pete Kelly

robbo157 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

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

Nick Clement - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/13 with mandy clement

Climbed with Ed. HVS 5A as per new guidebook. Surprisingly clean for early in season
Martyn Nicholson - 2nd - 04/Jun/13

It's worth HVS 5a
Ken Taylor - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with Steve Livingstone

This is not VS 4b or 4C. It's a solid 5a, as per the guide book. Great route though.
bigglesbutcha - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/12 with Paul Horabin, Swifty

steven - 2nd - 20/Jul/12 with Paul Horabin, Tim Butcher

williamsd79 - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 2012

Bit of a sandbag if you are expecting a 4b crux. Certainly 5a
Conan - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Clare A

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/11

Gets HVS in the new guide book.
Shaw Brown - Lead - 17/Aug/11 with Judith Neaves

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/11

nakedave - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with adam noble

Hidden - 2008

steve prior - Lead - Aug/06 with Paul D

Better than it looks
Shaw Brown - 2nd - 08/Jun/06 with simon blythe

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/05

MaNimal - Lead - 10/Jun/04 with Piotr Juziuk

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/03

Graham Iles - Solo - 19/Aug/03

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/02

Shaw Brown - Lead - 25/Jun/02 with Craig

Hidden - Sep/00

babymoac - 24/Aug/97

biggianthead - 04/Nov/95 with HT

Hard crux, more like 5a
Rog Wilko - 2nd - Apr/95 with Zoe Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead - May/92

Andy Say - Solo - 02/Aug/88

Hammy - Lead - 15/Mar/87 with Pete Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/85

Hidden - Solo - 13/Sep/81

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 32
hard E10 of 12
E10 of 12
easy E10 of 12
hard HVS0 of 12
HVS6 of 12
easy HVS5 of 12
hard VS0 of 12
VS1 of 12
easy VS0 of 12
hard 5b0 of 11
5b0 of 11
easy 5b0 of 11
hard 5a0 of 11
5a4 of 11
easy 5a2 of 11
hard 4c1 of 11
4c0 of 11
easy 4c4 of 11
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