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[My mums first time out on real rock, not bad for 57 and only around 4 months climbing under her belt!, 3 kb]The left hand of the three cracks

Photo: My mums first time out on real rock, not bad for 57 and only around 4 months climbing under her belt! © rusteswan
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 170 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - TR rpt - 22/Jul/14

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/14 with Simon Smith

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/14

will_benfold - 2nd rpt - 10/Jul/14 with Sarah Woodrow

91dave - 2nd - 10/Jul/14 with Chris Allan

Pintsize - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/14 with Will Benfold

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/14 with Little Alex, Lina Arthur, Dave Arthur, Aileen

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/14

91dave - 2nd - 24/Jun/14 with Alex Rigby, Will Benfold, Aileen Robertson, Lina Arthur

Duncan Turner - 2nd - 19/Mar/14

practicallypixie - 14/Mar/14 with Duncan

Duncan Turner - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/14

hands solo - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/Jan/14

First climb with wonderful weather, but the rock was still cold. Harder with numb fingers but nothing too strenuous.
JoeCoxson - Lead O/S - 18/Dec/13 with Brian Goodman

Solo climb. Good holds felt nice, good flow as others have said.
megamonkeyman - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/13

hands solo - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13

Mike Hood - Lead - 11/Aug/13

p3tersen - Lead - 28/Jul/13 with Christian

mikej - TR - 24/Jul/13 with R

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Jul/13

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13

philiplines - TR O/S - 24/Jun/13 with chris smith

colinthomson5 - 2nd O/S - 08/May/13 with Mike Lelliott

MikeLell - Lead rpt - 08/May/13 with Colin

kamikazejedi - Lead O/S - 07/May/13 with mark armstrong

Polished start
riddle - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Phil Lilley

MikeLell - 19/Mar/13

Hidden - 2013

Robin Nichols - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/12

Robin Nichols - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/12

Roget - Lead - 06/Oct/12 with robin, jim

chris687 - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/12 with mark davies, chris williams, Jo Sumner

Hidden - TR O/S - 05/Sep/12

Mike Hood - TR - 26/Aug/12

rusteswan - TR O/S - 19/Aug/12 with CatherineSwan

CatherineSwan - TR O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Alex Swan

KDW - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/12 with Mike

Psych - Lead O/S - Jun/12

Jon Pilling - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Dan Wallis

JoeBuck - Lead - 19/May/12

schwenk - Lead - 06/May/12

GuySummers - May/12

DrewWilkins - TR O/S - 02/Apr/12

Voltemands - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Carlene HIll

Voltemands - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Carlene HIll

chris687 - Solo - 01/Sep/11 with Jo Sumner

chris687 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Jo Sumner

Mike Hood - Lead - 21/Aug/11

Jon Olliffe - Lead β - 09/Aug/11 with Louis Wardall

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/11

Neil Tucker - 2nd - Jul/11 with Robert Bronsdon, Richard Reynolds

Fatclimber - TR - 26/Jun/11 with Self Belayed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11

nate1991 - 2nd O/S - 18/May/11 with john

Lovely sunny day but really exposed and open on the night - freezing cold !!!
Andy Merrick - TR - 28/Apr/11 with Matt Thomas

ajc - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/11

very polished,loose at top,but rewarding
kamikazejedi - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with robin barnett

bavarianGaz - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/11 with Tom

Tom Lee-Field - 2nd O/S - 14/Jan/11 with Gaz

Ad Shaw - Lead β - 2011

kal darton - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd β - 20/Oct/10

Gibbo - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Tom Gibbison

HS4b in new guide book. Nice climb, steep start
gilbert - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Jonathan Percival

HS in guidebook, and pretty tough at that (VS 4b would not be unreasonable). Sustained overhanding start with big cams. Nothing too technical, bit pretty thuggy for a low grade climb
PaulWatson - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/10 with Kat

kat-lyle - 2nd - 08/Sep/10 with Paul Watson

marfell10 - TR rpt - 25/Aug/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Aug/10

Nice, but a little polished.
Dave Pellatt - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/10 with Joe Bell

Joe Bell - TR O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Dave Pellatt

susan1234 - TR O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Alan Cooney.

Dassie - TR rpt - 17/Jul/10 with Self belay with shunt

The Pylon King - TR O/S - 14/Jul/10 with Mr Shunt

nice and flowing!
brew_guru - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with super gav

Hardonicus - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Douglas

ajc - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/10

Hidden - TR - 03/Jun/10

will randall - Solo O/S - Jun/10

ajc - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Dax - TR O/S - 15/Apr/10 with shamalv8

anthonyp - TR O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Darrell Russell

afrosam - Apr/10

Jammy. Rather windy and cold
manwithacam - Lead - 27/Mar/10 with Sarah

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/10

quantized - TR O/S - 14/Feb/10 with Emma Bowles

alan1234 - Lead O/S - 2010 with Susan Ford

Dassie - TR rpt - 05/Dec/09 with Self belay with shunt

Dassie - TR rpt - 05/Dec/09 with Self belay with shunt

t10101 - TR O/S - 10/Oct/09

sean72 - TR O/S - 31/Aug/09 with Chadrads

will randall - TR O/S - Aug/09 with sarah

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/09

climbingxcat - TR O/S - 30/Jul/09 with Brian

bavarianGaz - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Dan

Daymo - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/09

A Downing - Solo rpt - 02/Jul/09 with Damian Lawson

Hidden - TR - 02/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/09

Caspar - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Sam

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/09

A Downing - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/09 with Damian Lawson

Daymo - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/09 with A Downing

Dassie - TR rpt - 28/Feb/09 with Joanne

Did it twice
Dassie - TR rpt - 21/Feb/09 with Self belay with shunt

Seemed to struggle today on this route possibly due to the cold and weary arms
Dassie - TR dnf - 01/Feb/09 with Self belay with shunt

Repeated route 3 times
Dassie - TR rpt - 25/Jan/09 with Self belay with shunt

Jon Olliffe - TR O/S - 17/Jan/09 with Louis Wardall

Dassie - TR rpt - 02/Jan/09 with Self belay with shunt

_Bailes - 2009

JamesColeman - TR O/S - 2009 with James

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Oct/08

pzkeeper - TR - 16/Oct/08 with Rob

Joanne did this one too
Dassie - TR rpt - 28/Sep/08 with Joanne

Dassie - TR rpt - 20/Sep/08 with Self belay with shunt

Appropriate name - got my hand jammed for a moment
Dassie - TR O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Self belay with shunt

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/08

Rampikino - TR - 22/Jul/08 with Bob Brown

Hidden - TR - 17/Jun/08

Fun little adventure, the polish kind of makes it more interesting. Definitely harder than the other Severe at Castle Rock.
jeffsheard - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Sarah Davis

Hidden - TR - 10/Jun/08

benjih - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/08

Ian Archer - TR O/S - 20/May/08

Karlos - TR O/S - 20/May/08

pzkeeper - TR - 14/May/08 with Andy / Rob

chadrads - TR O/S - 09/May/08 with Iwan jones-roberts

tractorbachcoch - TR O/S - 09/May/08 with Peter

Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Sep/07

martin one - TR - 31/Aug/07 with Sue

good lead, need more friends for rack
chrismrutherford - Lead RP - 18/Aug/07 with Casper

Hidden - Lead - Aug/07

Hidden - Aug/07

stanton-lee123 - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/07 with tom hall

RossT - TR - 18/Jul/07 with Adam

Hidden - TR - 06/Apr/07

leigh - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Mark

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Hidden - Solo β - 05/Sep/06

simonw1 - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/06 with Allan Watson

toasted - 2nd - 03/Sep/06 with Simon Whitehead

Andrew1 - Lead - 29/Aug/06 with Rachel Smith

Hidden - TR dnf - 20/Aug/06

also partnered with james fleming
JackMountains - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/06 with Lucy Bailey

Bigedthehead - TR - 06/Jun/06 with Pete Roberts

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/05

Rampikino - Lead - 03/Aug/05 with Bob Brown

Rampikino - Lead - 19/May/05 with Bob Brown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005

Enjoyable
BruceW - Lead O/S - 2004 with Julian

Steve Mcc - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/03 with Ben Booth

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - TR O/S - 2003

timreynolds - Lead - 01/Apr/02 with Suzanne Murray

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/00

Bobbyonrock - Lead - 2000

Guess at the grade, and probably top roped it first! One of my first out door leads I expect.
dave657 - Lead - 1998

Nigel Coe - Solo - 1998

Rampikino - Lead - 29/Jun/96

simon kimber - Lead - 1996

aged_ape - Lead rpt - May/93

johnyspuitnik - 1988

Jelly Mould Surfer - TR - 1988

mikej - TR - 01/Apr/87 with Pete Rowbottom

mikej - TR - 13/Oct/86 with Pete Rowbottom

mikej - TR - 07/Aug/86 with John Speller

chrisrogers - Lead O/S - Aug/85 with Chris J

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
ColPerkins, DomWatson

Voting
Total votes cast 38
hard HS0 of 15
HS0 of 15
easy HS8 of 15
hard S6 of 15
S1 of 15
easy S0 of 15
hard HVD0 of 15
HVD0 of 15
easy HVD0 of 15
hard 4b0 of 12
4b0 of 12
easy 4b3 of 12
hard 4a2 of 12
4a7 of 12
easy 4a0 of 12
hard 3c0 of 12
3c0 of 12
easy 3c0 of 12
3 Stars0 of 11
2 Stars0 of 11
1 Star11 of 11
0 Stars0 of 11
Bag of .....0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed13 of 170 (7.6%)
Lead64 of 170 (37.6%)
Followed23 of 170 (13.5%)
Toproped60 of 170 (35.3%)
Alt Leads1 of 170 (0.6%)
Unknown9 of 170 (5.3%)

'Climbed'59 of 170 (34.7%)
clean O/S82 of 170 (48.2%)
clean β4 of 170 (2.4%)
clean rpt22 of 170 (12.9%)
clean RP1 of 170 (0.6%)
dnf2 of 170 (1.2%)