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Ironside's Men** E2 5b

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This climb is in 130 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

loads of gear until top few moves
evhall - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with goat

hms - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13 with AJM, Jenny

AJM - 2nd β - 05/Sep/13 with Jenny Seaborne, Helen Seaborne

Takes a little commitment off the good foot holds.
Kevster - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Tony, Will T

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/13 with Ian

This route has megga gear.
ian caton - Lead β - 21/Jun/13 with Abi

lovely route with loads of gear!far less intimidating than i was expecting.soft touch at E2
jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with ross garfoot

Very nice route. It's very bold at the top - last piece of gear by the two little flakes and there is nothing till the end - about 5 meters. Fell off in the middle - thought it was crux but Howard seconded it without any problems and suggested i might have missed some holds. Abseiled down and checked the section where i fell off and indeed i missed a nice pocket.
Chris Sieradzki - Lead - 26/May/13 with Hooo

Don't think I'm ready to lead this. Nice but delicate moves a good way above gear, and I'm sure neither of Chris' placements would have held a fall.
Hooo - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13 with Chris Sieradzki

bluesharper - 2nd - 12/May/13 with Richard

Easy enough climbing but some fiddly and not so great gear. Not a wonderful introduction to the grade.
richardr - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with Szymon

Phil Murray - 2nd rpt - 05/May/13 with Steve Wright

Line is not as obvious as it seems, lots of options for gear, its just most of them will make aweful placements. Just about deserves E2, easy climbing, but poor gear
Dean177 - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Alan Dibben

Dibdawg - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Dean Merchant

adam 24 - Lead O/S - May/13

Wasnt sure of the line on this, would have felt 5c if id kept more right at the top. It was getting dark so I had to get on with it.
dprctr - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Robert Dufton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12

Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Nick

technical and good, sparse protection for slabby finish
rurp - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/12

Neil D - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Jiefei Ma

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Andy Forbes

Pete Rigby - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with Merlin March

MD - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Jo

Happy Wanderer - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with Mike D

marcduhig - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Sexy Liz

lizzie789 - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12

Wicked route, interesting and with good moves
Goose4 - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Chris Ince

timtimpeggy - 2012

Top of this is quite hairy, 5a moves way above gear in the flakes, would they hold a fall, my head said no..
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with liv_the_div

Better if graded E1 5b. sound protection all the way and had 3 mini cruxes throughout making it feel slightly sustained.
stvredmond - Lead - 07/Sep/11 with Helen Norris

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/11

Helnorris - 2nd - 07/Sep/11 with Steve Redmond

Sam W - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Rich Popp

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11

Good route. Shorncliff is pretty soft.
Richard Hall - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Max Benzie

garywong - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Gareth Hall

GarethHall - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Gary Wong

nice climbing until near the top, had to climb past some gear placements bout half way up as no foot halds
peaches69 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with adam

leon - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Chris Munton

Well protected. It must be E1 5b for climbers with a normal reach (E2 5c for me, a very shortie).
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Luke A

Hidden - 2nd dog - 28/May/11

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 23/May/11 with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/11

Justin T - 2nd - 23/Apr/11 with Cherry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

ezclimber - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with jon ripley, phil, mark ansty

ian d f - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/10 with Eva

toasted - Lead - 01/Aug/10 with Jake UKC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10

hardoreVdiffBen - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Remus

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Guy Reid, Martin Hore

Hidden - May/10

some committing moves, gear, then a long run out - nice!
ripper - Lead - 18/Apr/10 with Chris Warby

JPGR - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Gemma

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09

dts - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Andy Taylor

james.lane - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/09 with Mike

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09

d_meacher - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/09 with Trisha Murphy

Trisha Murphy - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/09 with d_meacher

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/09

catemuir - 2nd - 15/Mar/09 with David Radley

Felt E1 tops.
Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Kate

gripped01 - Lead O/S - 2009

Soft for E2.
chris sm - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/08 with Paul Osborn

cem - Lead rpt - 03/May/08 with Graham Dolman

HughM - Lead O/S - Apr/08 with John Tomlinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/08

Lev - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/08 with Emma Ross & Patrick

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jan/08

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/07 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/07

a_d_tru - 2nd - 12/Aug/07 with Tom H

Awesome route! Not sure I'd have the balls to lead it though.
thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/07 with John_Hat

Enjoyed this! Definately worth the stars!
SamStokes - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/07 with Ben Matthews

Andrew1 - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/07 with Hannah

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/07

Exciting yet safe crux. Great!
DrGav - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07 with Loic

David Martin - Lead β - 14/Apr/07 with Chris

Hidden - Lead - Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Jez - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/06 with Maybe_Si

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/06

first e2!
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Wilbur

I boulder English 6a and i think the crux moves on this were definitely worth 5c (even on 2nd!). Well Done Morgs for the lead - good effort..
Wilbur - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Morgan

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/06

alaan - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/06 with Grant

Bern - 2006

gimmer - 2006

mike kann - 2006

Hidden - Lead dnf - 26/Dec/05

gimmer - 2nd - May/05 with Matt Telfer

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/05

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - May/04 with Beesley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/03

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/03

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/02

Unseconded
cem - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/02

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/01

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/00

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Aug/99

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/99

Jim Brooke - 2nd O/S - 06/Feb/99 with Rich

Hidden - Lead - 1999

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/98 with rod

Tim Sparrow - Lead - 1998 with Geoff Thomas

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/95 with Dee Herbert

Mark Salter - 2nd - 1995 with Matt Hurst

AndySL - 2nd O/S - 1995 with Mark

Hidden - Lead - 24/Sep/94

3 Names - Lead O/S - 1994

Guy - Lead O/S - May/93

Marti999 - Lead - 07/Nov/92 with kev

whispering nic - Aug/91 with Ali W

mark-abz - Lead - 20/Jan/91 with Simon K

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1991 with John Potter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/90

ChrisJD - 2nd - 06/May/89

sadams - 2nd - 16/Apr/87 with Guy Townsend

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Dax, jeffsheard, Owen W-G, poey50, Hidden, Eccentric

Voting
Total votes cast 102
hard E30 of 36
E30 of 36
easy E30 of 36
hard E20 of 36
E218 of 36
easy E215 of 36
hard E13 of 36
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hard 5c0 of 36
5c0 of 36
easy 5c2 of 36
hard 5b8 of 36
5b23 of 36
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Style of ascent

Lead87 of 130 (66.9%)
Followed37 of 130 (28.5%)
Unknown6 of 130 (4.6%)

'Climbed'33 of 130 (25.4%)
clean O/S90 of 130 (69.2%)
clean β3 of 130 (2.3%)
clean rpt2 of 130 (1.5%)
dogged1 of 130 (0.8%)
dnf1 of 130 (0.8%)