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The Hog's Back** HVS 5a

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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 39 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

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

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

babymoac - 24/Aug/97

biggianthead - 04/Nov/95 with HT

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

PeteCheung - Lead - May/92 with Ian

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

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Voting
Total votes cast 22
hard E10 of 8
E10 of 8
easy E10 of 8
hard HVS0 of 8
HVS2 of 8
easy HVS5 of 8
hard VS0 of 8
VS1 of 8
easy VS0 of 8
hard 5b0 of 7
5b0 of 7
easy 5b0 of 7
hard 5a0 of 7
5a0 of 7
easy 5a2 of 7
hard 4c1 of 7
4c0 of 7
easy 4c4 of 7
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars7 of 7
1 Star0 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 39 (7.7%)
Lead19 of 39 (48.7%)
Followed14 of 39 (35.9%)
Unknown3 of 39 (7.7%)

'Climbed'24 of 39 (61.5%)
clean O/S14 of 39 (35.9%)
clean rpt1 of 39 (2.6%)