Glamdring* VS 4c
[Tam high up on Glamdring (VS 4c), 2 kb]A crack climb which emerges from a scoop at the base of the cliff and then struggles via a hanging corner to the tree at the top.

Photo: Tam high up on Glamdring (VS 4c) © Dave Virden

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 102 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Gibbo - 2nd - 01/Nov/14 with Claire Chipperfield, Tom Gibbison

Dave Thompson - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Audry Morrison

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/14

georgeevans88 - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with James N

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/14

Fun! Grunty...!!
Tristypants - Lead dog - 09/Apr/14 with Bec Chalkley

Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Ian M

Ian Miller - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Ben Darby

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Tom Harrison

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 30/Nov/13 with Tom B

katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 30/Nov/13 with mike kann

Slick - Lead - 12/Oct/13 with Kevin Vans-Colina

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

catty_9 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Steve Gibbs

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Debbie

Rowan Mitchell - 2nd O/S - 18/May/13 with Andre Steele

Luke Davies - AltLd - 05/May/13

jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13 with Geoff Pyatt

Struggled in the corner somewhat! Nice to see I wasn't the only one. Ended up going for the arete! Will have to go back and climb clean.
bonoid - Lead dog - 13/Jan/13 with Kyle87

Gibbo - Lead - 10/Jul/12 with Tom Gibbison

Great fun, wish I had taken up my No. 4 Camalot! Tough VS, tougher if you dont like wide cracks.
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with SarahF

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 06/May/12 with Lee

A good, satisfying route but a tough warm-up! The main corner required some strenuous arm jamming.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Alan

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/12

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12 with ali mac

ali macphee - Lead - 28/Mar/12 with lukerathmell

pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with dave

Pre placed gear
Dave Ing - Lead β - 25/Mar/12 with Peter

To the crack was really nice then the epic began. I almost backed off while trying the crack, managed to get up it but placed no gear in it as i was too busy holding on!
Ragingpossum - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12 with George frisby

George Frisby - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/12

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/12 with Helen S

came onto the face half way up the the wide upper crack, which didn't seem unreasonable given the supposed grade!
hms - 2nd β - 28/Feb/12 with Brian

Hidden - Lead dnf - 07/Jan/12

Jim Brooke - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/11 with John Southworth

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Nov/11

Thought I should try to improve my crack climbing skills. Great fun VS climbing to the Corner Crack. However really struggled getting up the corner and had to traverse to and climb the arete halfway up it. More scared/frustrated than I would have liked to have been on a VS. No good at wide crack climbing!
Stanners - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Martin Stanfield, Jack Bradbrook

Bottom is easy and quite nice. The corner is hard, very deep arm jams helped, then you can stretch out and snag the arete to your right near the top. Cool though :)
Stanley - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Cragking

colinkeb - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11

climbingxcat - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Brian

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/11

Richard Morgan - 2nd - 05/May/11 with Toby Kluth

Ybot Htulk - Lead - 05/May/11 with Richard

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/11

Kap - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

like a rat up a drain pipe.
stvredmond - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Dave Frost

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/11

Upper corner was difficult - quite polished, although a bomber hex placement helped! I climbed the wall right of the corner, while Pete laybacked on good holds deep in the crack!
aipattison - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Pete Swan

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 27/Feb/11

Clay C - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Eleri

31770 - 2011

Tough upper crack. Will remember the big cams next time.
Steerpike - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Huw

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Mark

The Pylon King - 2nd rpt - 31/May/10 with bpmclimb

yeah, great climb. corner crack is easier if you have long arms cos you can a) reach the jug halfway up the inside of the crack with your left hand and b) the massive juggy edge on the arete to the right. A number 1 nut will wiggle and wedge in a little notch on the left hand face of the corner crack. Otherwise you must depend on a big cam (min 3.5). There's no other gear here.
ruaidh - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with StacyC

Great quality route. Should have 2 stars in the book.
Chris Sansum - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Andy Flynn

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/10

davidwright - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

Tomar - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/10 with "Brosky"

T ny - 2010

bonelessivar - 2nd O/S - 2010

harry40740 - 2nd O/S - 25/Oct/09

ian d f - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Mark

markfromstoke - 2nd - 23/Aug/09 with Ian

Found this quite hard - first proper offwidth... Found the crack a bit desperate. Lovely day!
Ewan Richards - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Tara

Should of taken hexes - put gear in up to about 5/6 meters. Nothing big enough for the remainder unitl the easy scrambling at the top.
andy dunn - Lead O/S - 29/May/09 with J

AlexD - Lead O/S - 01/May/09 with joeurwin

joeurwin - 2nd O/S - 01/May/09 with alex

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/09

Slick - Lead - 29/Mar/09 with Isabel Evans

Jen79 - 2nd - 24/Sep/08 with Matt Tranter

My legs are too long to get be able to get my foot on crucial hold without pushing myself off - solution... knee pointing down and using the top of the toe!
maresia - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Billy

Shonkhor - 2nd - 20/Sep/08 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

babymoac - Lead - 26/Apr/08 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/08

nblackbeard - Lead β - 21/Oct/07 with Gemma Foster


Circus - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Lou

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with Nicki, Heather

gfoster - 2nd O/S - Aug/07 with Tim Holloway

mol - Lead - 18/Apr/07 with Sarah Bough

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/07

Matt Tranter - 2007

Al Franks - Lead O/S - 2007 with Heather and Nicki

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Mark

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jul/06

sam coward - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Andy

Feeling bold - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Neil

Boxy - 2nd β - 13/May/06

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/06

Mowglee - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/06 with Bryony

buglow - 2nd - 02/Apr/06 with Gareth

beardy mike - 2006 with Rich Draisey

Bristoldave - Lead rpt - 2006

Jethro - Lead - Nov/05

James Moyle - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/05 with T.Moores

Hidden - 21/Feb/04

Hidden - 21/Feb/04

The Pylon King - 2nd O/S - Jan/04 with David Elder

Hidden - Lead - Mar/00

jim_randell - Lead O/S - 14/May/94 with MB

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
George Frisby, JoshT, Richard Morgan

Voting
Total votes cast 58
hard HVS0 of 22
HVS0 of 22
easy HVS1 of 22
hard VS15 of 22
VS6 of 22
easy VS0 of 22
hard HS0 of 22
HS0 of 22
easy HS0 of 22
hard 5a0 of 19
5a0 of 19
easy 5a1 of 19
hard 4c1 of 19
4c17 of 19
easy 4c0 of 19
hard 4b0 of 19
4b0 of 19
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3 Stars0 of 17
2 Stars6 of 17
1 Star11 of 17
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