Vanguard* VS 4c
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Ticklists: A Worthwhile Weekend at Wyndcliffe.

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This climb is in 71 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/15

G led. Top section steep and quite a challenge. Wyndcliffe grading never disappoints.
danbirkby - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/15 with Adrian, Gordon

Hidden - Jul/15

Pero - Lead - 22/May/15

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 21/May/15 with Clare

Gibbo - 2nd - 06/Apr/15 with Tom Sutherland

Middle section is easy climbing but pretty dodgy. Tested a large-toaster-sized block and it nearly fell out, so Chris trundled it on second. Final corner was a desperate run out to the top. Found it v strenuous and there's no way I was stopping to place gear. Maybe I'm just unfit.
Hooo - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Chris Sieradzki

Scary for beleyer. Very loose in the middle. Removed big block but there's still lots of loose flakes. Be careful
Chris Sieradzki - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Hooo

Circus - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/14 with Ross

Awful, does not deserve a star. Lots of loose rock, the belayer should wear a helmet and shelter under the gentle overhang. Easy climbing but felt so dangerous I bailed. One of the worst climbs I ave ever done.
Dave Mahon - Lead dnf - 13/Aug/14 with Brian Mead

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/14

ElvisLeg - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Sally

Top end of the grade.
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/13 with Clare

Hidden - 2013

Lots of climbing around to recover gear leader placed. Good traverse half way up
jwhereat - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/12

A bit wet at the bottom, so had an early fall. Loose rock in the middle and wet again at the top so did my head in and took ages. Not my finest hour.
Country_Boy - Lead dog - 14/Jul/12 with James

Having "slid off" this in the mid-1990s, I expected to cruise it. Wrong! Loose low down, & the top bit is very challenging - harder than most Shorncliff HVSs. Had to reverse twice & get my head together before committing to the final moves. VS 4c? Really?
Phil Murray - Lead rpt - 30/May/12 with Liz

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Emma Hawkins

Ybot Htulk - 2nd - 10/Jul/11 with Norman and Sonya

Gary led.
Chris Sansum - 2nd rpt - 05/Jun/11 with Elena Songprasert, Gary Lewin

a stuck cam, fading light and ridiculous under grading made this a bit of a nightmare. treat with caution if this is at the top of your grade, it gets harder as you go up.
colinkeb - 2nd dog - 20/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

Just! Found the top section v.hard for the grade.
grumpyoldjanner - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with KDW

Hard at the top... Very poor rock quality (hollow, loose), and not the nicest exit... But a stunning view from the top. great belay.
alexanderjwatts - Lead - 20/Mar/11

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

Hard top section
SGD - 2nd - 13/Mar/11 with Jonny WMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/11

Alasdair88 - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/11 with Pete Swan

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/11 with Tomar

Tim Sparrow - 2011

Surprisingly free from snow. Top move is tricky!
Chris Sansum - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/10 with Helen

RamblingRyan - 2nd - 13/Nov/10 with Martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/10

bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 05/Oct/10 with Helen S

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/10

Very smooth rock at the top.
Norman_P_W - 2nd - 01/Aug/10 with Bob M

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/10

theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/10

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Chris Allan

simeclimb68 - 2nd rpt - 14/Feb/10 with Tom Jewel

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 24/Sep/09 with Clare

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/09 with Clare

dshearer - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Paul O Neil

Christian Reynish - Lead dnf - 30/Jul/09 with Will Jones

MD - 2nd - 28/Jun/09 with Paul H

garywong - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/09 with Patrick Goodwin

eagleopus - 29/Jun/08

top crack finished after several attempts working it out
brady - 2nd dog - 29/Jun/08 with Roger and Hywel

hard move at the top!
saz_b - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/08 with frank cannings, dugald wilson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/08

Quirina - 2nd O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Nick Eaton

Rambling and loose with a scary top-out - didn't enjoy.
Ali3735 - 2nd O/S - Jan/08 with Andy M

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Oct/07

Strugggled with steep top
leigh - Lead dog - 20/Oct/07 with Ed

A rude awakening upon my return to these sort of grades. Not too bad, but the last corner took a bit of effort.
localboy - 2nd dog - 24/May/07 with Simon C

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/07 with Mark Courteir

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - Mar/07 with Mirek

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Feb/07

Urgles - Lead O/S - Mar/05 with Beesley

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/03

simon kimber - 2nd - 2002 with Tony Penning, Gavin Cytlau

alan moore - 2000

mikej - Lead - 04/Sep/99 with Nick Salmon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/98

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Nigel R Lewis - 2nd - 09/Jul/91

strapless - Lead - Sep/90 with Ju

DDDD - Lead O/S - 1986

Andy Chubb - 2nd - 1974 with Pete Watts

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 21/Mar/71 with John Stainforth

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