Rosebud in June* HVS 5a
[Starting out on Rosebud, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
Sustained and pleasant climbing with a well-positioned top crack. The first 9m are not well-protected. Start at a good nut belay just right of a narrow chimney. Move up a flake-crack and take the wall above to a move right into a triangular niche. Climb to the next horizontal break, step left, and follow the delightful face-crack to the top. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Starting out on Rosebud © Dilwat
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This climb is in 112 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

rd20 - 2nd rpt - 27/Aug/15 with Sally Guildford MC

Good lead from Hamish
andrea83 - 2nd rpt - 29/Jul/15 with Hamish

Wonderful route.
Hamish777 - Lead β - 29/Jul/15 with Andrea

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/15

Matt77 - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/15 with Ryan Osborne

RyanOsborne - 2nd - 06/Jul/15 with Matt Beals

afrosam - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/15 with Trisha Murphy

DaveX - 2nd β - 21/Jun/15

Ollie T - 2nd O/S - 28/May/15 with Naomi Tilley, Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - Lead rpt - 28/May/15 with cuc

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/15

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/May/15

nice route. Bit easy for HVS?
Lumbering Oaf - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/15 with Matt George

VS 4c. Easier than Forester.
manbat - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/15 with Beni Szlivka, Matthew Box

Norman_P_W - Lead - 07/Apr/15 with CSW

Wendy Watthews - 2nd rpt - 24/Jan/15 with Luke, joe c

Amazing climb, the top section is definitely delightful
JoeCoxson - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/15 with Luke Gorman, Wendy Matthews

nickstephens - Lead O/S - 20/Dec/14 with Gareth Greeves

gg4419 - 2nd O/S - 20/Dec/14 with Nick Stephens

alice fuller - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/14 with george coiley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/14

dready - TR O/S - 07/Sep/14 with shunt

A repeat but I'd not led it before.
cem - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/14 with Peter Murphy

petegruf - 2nd - 02/Sep/14 with charles m

Very good indeed, sustained.
Hamish777 - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Andrea

Brilliant route and so much better than you would imagine as you stare at the mossy crag from the bottom! Plenty of gear.
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Hamish

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/14 with Joan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/14

hotfeet - Lead - 13/Jun/14

leerybunny - Lead - 27/May/14 with Ryan Newman

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14

Alex the Alex - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Robin

Really Windy!
jhb0510 - 2nd rpt - 10/May/14 with Luke Randall

Robin Woodward - Lead - May/14

gg4419 - 2nd O/S - 2014 with Nick Stephens

rd20 - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/13 with Len

masa-alpin - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/13 with Dave W-J

Alex the Alex - 2nd - Aug/13

owillmot - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Robin

Saw a snake covered in diamonds on the way in. Rushed the route to get to the Tinner for tea only to find they only served posh grub!!!
leon - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Amanda Skeldon

gowla - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Sara

Hidden - TR O/S - 09/Jun/13

Alan gave me a slightly tighter rope than is fair over the crux!
jhb0510 - 2nd O/S - 02/May/13 with Alan Dovey

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

spragglerocks - Lead β - 24/Aug/12 with Rachel Batt

VS 4c, no way this is any harder, it's like a nice big ladder full of gear! Lovely climbing
Batt - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/12 with James Hoyes

Batt - 2nd rpt - 24/Aug/12 with rachael spraggs

Hoyes - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/12 with Rachel B

Jim Malo - Lead dog - 24/Aug/12 with Deborah

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/12

Mark Kemball - Lead - 29/Jul/12 with Solly Kemball Dorey

tim.fairhall - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Elliott

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/12

ian d f - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Beth H, Pete C

El3ctroFuzz - 2nd rpt - 31/May/12 with Joe Harris

MinHazeldine - 2nd O/S - 17/May/12

arandall - Lead O/S - 05/May/12 with Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with arandall

aljezurusrf08 - 2nd dog - 28/Jan/12 with Willow

Elmo9090 - 2nd O/S - 2012 with Tim Fairhall

Bob Peters - 2012 with Dad

Really excellent
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Roy Thomas

Hvs for the start, VS at the traverse. 3 Stars!
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Tom Thorpe

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/11

Country_Boy - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11

The higher you get the better it gets!
Dilwat - Lead - 22/Jul/11 with Alex, Dominic

thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/11 with Stuart Reeves

Maybe it's given HVS due to being relatively high above gear for hardish move lower down? The rest is definitely VS though.
stuaart - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/11 with Thomas Smith

As good as they come and good gear throughout, easier than Royal Forrester though - VS 4c.
Tom Last - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/11 with Andy March

Bit sketchy on lower section but upper crack is a dream...
jakenichol - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Kayleigh Tremaine

haylow - 2nd - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/11

Norman_P_W - 2nd - 31/May/11 with Bob M

flyinfrenchy - 2nd O/S - 22/May/11 with Matt Bradberry

mbradberry2008 - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Alex French

masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11 with Jo B, Doug S

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/10

Ginger McGrath - Lead O/S - Sep/10 with kat torr, emily roo

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10

Hidden - 2010

Amazing! 3stars!!
Master Chief - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/09 with Moe

Definitely one to come back and lead next summer
mattparratt - TR - 25/Jun/09

Bloody lovely route - well worth seeking out.
Marc Elliott - Lead O/S - 07/May/09 with Ben

The CC description 'poorly protected' is misleading, as it isn't!
cornishben - 2nd rpt - 06/May/09 with Marc Elliot

Duncan Skelton - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/09 with Jamie Marrison

Mark Kemball - Lead - 05/Apr/08 with Stu Bradbury

Peter Reynolds - Lead - 2008

In a slight drizzle..
cornishben - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/07 with barnaby carver

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/06 with helen gibson

cem - 2nd - 15/Apr/06 with Graham Dolman

chris sm - Lead O/S - Aug/03 with Pippa Froggatt

alex_th - Lead O/S - Aug/02 with Royston Smith

Hidden - Lead - Aug/01

Boxy - 2nd - 27/Aug/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/00

nickdonohue - Lead - 2000 with Simon Reynolds

craig h - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/97 with Janet Hannah

colin milton - Lead - 15/Oct/94 with eric milton

Mark Kemball - Lead - 25/Jul/94 with Matt Vigg

Marti999 - Lead - 1993 with kev

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/88 with Geff (sic)

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Apr/85

Hidden - 1979

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
stephen ashworth, SurferStan, johnpr, Motown, alexanderjwatts, Ropeboy, Ian Jones

Total votes cast 107
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5b0 of 36
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hard 5a0 of 36
5a16 of 36
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hard 4c11 of 36
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