G.T.X.** HVS 5a

Rockfax Description
20m. A good varied climb up the left-hand side of the buttress. Climb the left-hand side of the wall on surprising holds to a possible stance on a good ledge. Climb up one level then move left to the base of the bulging jamming crack. Finish up this. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 52 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

P1 only
nick ferro - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/15 with Sonam Norbu

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Aug/15

P1 only- very worthwhile!
K Mckay - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/15 with Chris KMC

P1 only - very very very nice ! P2 was filthy so didnt bother
lithos - Lead - 29/Jun/15 with karl c

One of the most satisfying short wall climbs that I've done on grit. Top crack is an arse.
DavidEvans - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Helen Garrett

Palindrome - 2nd - 13/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14

Tough and dirty upper crack.
Compo - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Kaveh

stev1e.wilso - 2nd - 04/Jun/13 with Grez, Andy Barton

Pitch 1 only
papashango - Lead - 03/Sep/12 with Luke Dyer

luke321 - 2nd - 03/Sep/12 with Conor Shepherd

spragglerocks - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Steve M

SteveM - Lead - 21/Jul/12 with Rachael

Dafydd Llywelyn - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/12 with Ed Hutchings

ERH - Lead O/S - Jun/12

feels adventurous
robertmctague - Lead O/S - 2012

Just first pitch
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Dan Matthewman

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11

led as one pitch as per rockfax guide, beautiful unexpected (hidden from the ground) holds and gear on the lower wall. Quite tough through the upper roof (thought 5b) and much greener, looked like it isn't finished that way very often.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Pete aka Dad

PeteH - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Peter Hart

Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/10

daveclarke5 - 2nd - 22/May/10 with Andy

Adam1973 - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Martin

Good bottom section, tried to stay in the top crack higher up but it was green and dirty. Easier line to the left might have been a better idea.
markfairbank - Lead dog - 08/Aug/09 with Mick D

stoat - 2nd - 08/Aug/09 with markfairbank

2nd pitch
Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 31/May/09 with richard white

Steven Andrews - AltLd O/S - 25/May/09 with Stewart Fox

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09

Quality 1st section, positive edges - face climbing and the 2nd wasn't bad at all.. don't know what the fuss is about the 'desperate thrutch'. combined pitches
Mattyk - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Matt Evans

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09

steve prior - Lead - Apr/09 with Roz C

andymoin - 2nd O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Mark Jarvie

jadm2 - TR O/S - 20/Sep/08

tomB - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Juliette

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/May/08

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Sep/07

Nick Beckett - Lead - 09/Sep/06 with various

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/May/05

clive-greenwood - Lead - 01/May/04

antroy - Lead - 14/Jul/03

Shaw Brown - Lead - 2003 with simon blythe

Stone Muppet - 2003

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/96 with Chris

leathers - 2nd - 19/Jun/96 with Simon Vallance

Hidden - Solo - 05/May/95

John Southworth - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/94 with Andy MacNae

We thought it was a new route at the time. Sadly not. Retro claimed by Brian Swales.
Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 05/May/88 with Frank Wilkinson

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Mike Todd, Bloke on a Rope, PanzerHanzler

Total votes cast 27
hard E10 of 10
E10 of 10
easy E10 of 10
hard HVS5 of 10
HVS3 of 10
easy HVS2 of 10
hard VS0 of 10
VS0 of 10
easy VS0 of 10
hard 5b1 of 8
5b0 of 8
easy 5b0 of 8
hard 5a3 of 8
5a1 of 8
easy 5a3 of 8
hard 4c0 of 8
4c0 of 8
easy 4c0 of 8
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