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Ridsdale Wall** E1 5b

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[Ridsdale Wall, 3 kb]11m. The centre of the front face leads to the roof which is crossed with urgency. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Ridsdale Wall © Jayson Keable
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 85 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Klingon - 2nd - 09/Mar/14 with Tony, Nimble, Capt Kirk

Climbster - 2nd β - 22/Feb/14 with Vick, Ian

Top route! Nice move through the roof, just the right amount of pro.
Bloke on a Rope - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Vic, Matt

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/13 with Becky Lodge, Alex Mathie

alexm198 - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/13 with Rebecca Lodge, Ky Aizawa

BLodge - 2nd - 21/Nov/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/13

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 11/Jul/13 with Richard Gage

took me a little while to find the sequence through the roof but once I did, the move was lovely and committing
Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

smithjmw46 - TR O/S - 17/May/13 with Pete Ravenscroft, Jordan Spence

peter.ravenscroft27 - TR - 17/May/13

petegunn - Lead - 16/May/13 with Rosie, Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/May/13

Rosie Rothwell - 2nd - 16/May/13 with Davina, Pete

odox - 2nd - 02/May/13 with clement giraud

clement - Lead O/S - May/13

Nick Sillem - Solo O/S - 2013

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Ross

JanBella - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/12 with matt

Lawrie Brand - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/12

nice well protected roof
robertmichaeladams - Lead - 01/Apr/12 with Sam

Hidden - Solo - 25/Mar/12

Peter Holder - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Nick Michel

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead β - 19/Aug/11

TomAnderson11 - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/11

Klingon - TR dnf - 03/Aug/11 with John

odox - 2nd - 04/Jul/11 with Sam Webb

Trevera - Lead - 15/Jun/11 with Eva Diran

benchwarmer - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Owen Barnicott

Was a gd show by the old man
barni - 2nd O/S - 31/May/11 with Ewan

MDowson - Lead rpt - 19/May/11 with Jonathon Powell

Did this as my first E1 a while back.. must have been going well haha!
odox - Lead - 19/May/11 with Jim Stanton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/11

What a roof!! Totally cool moves to pass it, with just the right blend of safety, excitement and sheer thuggery
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 15/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/11

mshorter - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/11 with erika

Jayson Keable - 2011

The good hold above the roof requires committment.
Skinny Kin - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/10 with John Vaughan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10

this is a "feel good" climb which will impress anyone who's watching. Great moves and fantastic exposure make you feel on top of the world. One of my most favourite climbs.
Jayson Keable - Lead RP - Aug/10

Told what cams I needed and where to place them below the overhang. Pretty easy felt 5a.
David Bulley - Lead β - 11/Jul/10 with Murph, Jay

duncman - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with karl wood

MDowson - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with atta

Woodiee - 2nd rpt - 03/Jun/10 with Duncan Carr

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 31/May/10

bigglesbutcha - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10 with Graham

perfect windy drizzling conditions didnt spoil this route... great E1, always comforting to have some jugs on the upper moves after surmounting the roof :)
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 29/May/10 with Ian Birtwistle

jimstanton - 2nd - 29/May/10 with Josh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/10

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - 2nd O/S - 28/May/10 with Simon Rackley

the real dave - 2nd β - 24/May/10 with Rob Clark

clarky - Lead O/S - 24/May/10 with Dave Smith

J1PEF - 20/May/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 19/May/10

monkeytennis - TR dnf - 19/May/10 with Mark

Simon Rackley - Lead O/S - May/10 with tracy baldwin

yarbles - Lead - May/10 with Jo

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Joe

riven - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Chriswallis2

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Christopher Roberts - Lead - 2010

alifin - TR RP - 13/Sep/09 with Jayson Keable

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/09

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

chris sm - 2nd β - 24/May/09 with Pippa Froggatt

7om - 2nd β - 02/May/09 with Paul Carrielies

had to slap for the move out of the roof but really enjoyed it!
andrew sandercock - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/09 with jon armstrong

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/08

Andy Moles - 2nd - 27/Feb/08 with Calum

Andy Moles - Solo rpt - 27/Feb/08 with -

burto - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/08 with calum

CalumC - Feb/08

odox - 2008

Too steep on the overhang for my puny arms
Colin Matheson - 2nd dnf - 12/Sep/07 with Jeff &Trevor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/06

Tommy Alsop - 2nd O/S - Mar/05 with Smollet

first E1
smollett - Lead O/S - Mar/05

Hidden - Lead - Apr/99

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 09/Mar/85 with Keith Allen

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hamish3689, Hidden, Judge Pie, Hidden, SecretSquirrel, andymoin

Voting
Total votes cast 40
hard E20 of 14
E20 of 14
easy E20 of 14
hard E12 of 14
E17 of 14
easy E14 of 14
hard HVS1 of 14
HVS0 of 14
easy HVS0 of 14
hard 5c0 of 14
5c0 of 14
easy 5c0 of 14
hard 5b1 of 14
5b10 of 14
easy 5b2 of 14
hard 5a1 of 14
5a0 of 14
easy 5a0 of 14
3 Stars4 of 12
2 Stars2 of 12
1 Star6 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 85 (4.7%)
Lead43 of 85 (50.6%)
Followed28 of 85 (32.9%)
Toproped6 of 85 (7.1%)
Unknown4 of 85 (4.7%)

'Climbed'25 of 85 (29.4%)
clean O/S44 of 85 (51.8%)
clean β6 of 85 (7.1%)
clean rpt4 of 85 (4.7%)
clean RP2 of 85 (2.4%)
dnf4 of 85 (4.7%)