Capstone Wall* E1 5b
[Capstone Wall, E1 5b, 3 kb]10m. A good route up the centre of the side wall with a reachy start and pumpy finish. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Capstone Wall, E1 5b © Simon Caldwell
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This climb is in 87 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

OllieF - 2nd - 30/Nov/14 with PeteG

petegunn - Lead - 30/Nov/14 with Ollie

Took several attempts to catch the letterbox at the start, after that was touch and go all the way. At least the gear placements coincide with the decent rests, so maybe try a lead next trip
sarah hawker - TR RP - 27/Sep/14 with Oliver H, Yvette

Darboak42 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14 with Steve lee

aleckirby - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/14

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 03/Jun/14 with Chris Down

Adamski1986 - Lead - 29/Apr/14 with Tim Rodgers

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 29/Apr/14 with Adam Gregg

A decent line. Crux low down. Don't what the Rockfax guide is on about by saying a 'pumpy finish' The top half of the route is about Severe!
climberchristy - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/14 with Ben Cole

Klingon - Lead dnf - 09/Mar/14 with Tony, Nimble, Capt Kirk

Big reach to get the jug!!
kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Ben Crofts

Climbster - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Vick, Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 22/Feb/14 with Vic, Matt

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Dec/13

smollett - Lead - 28/Sep/13 with jurga

Jurga - 2nd - 28/Sep/13 with James

Adrianw - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/13 with Ed Sciberras

Hidden - 2nd β - 31/Aug/13

jlowry92 - 2nd dog - 12/Jul/13 with peter ravenscroft

Last route of the day, Big Reach at start, but once at jug you can take a sigh of relief.
peter.ravenscroft27 - Lead - 12/Jul/13 with James Lowry

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 26/Jun/13 with Adam Gregg

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 26/Jun/13 with Tim Rodgers

chris smith - Lead dog - 28/May/13

David Cowley - 2nd dog - 28/May/13 with Chris Smith

1 move wonder at the beginning. Bit soft for an E1
Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

odox - Solo - 02/May/13

duzinga - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Jie

Adrianw - Lead β - 24/Apr/13 with Graham Williams, Neil Cranston

Nick Sillem - Solo O/S - 2013

mshorter - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/12 with erika

RossKirtley - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Luke Robinson

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Matt

Some good moves and quite pumpy.
petegunn - Lead - 20/Jul/12 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/12

redshapedfriday - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/12 with tom anderson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - May/12

LibS - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Euan Strachan, Callum Tayor

Callum T - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Libby Southgate, Euan Strachan

Euan Strachan - Lead - 23/Mar/12 with Libby S, Callum T

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

malumb - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Rich Dagnam

vertigo - 2nd β - 28/Jan/12 with Mike Lumb

yarbles - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Francis

odox - Lead - 04/Jul/11 with Sam Webb

mikecollins - Solo - 30/Jun/11 with Laura D

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

barni - Solo O/S - 31/May/11 with Ami, Ewan

Nice boulder problem/highball with a vdiff top :)
odox - Lead β - 19/May/11 with Tom Pitchforth

duncman - Lead - 19/May/11 with joe spoor

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

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

First break is flared, so first cam is well high up. Quite bold, will try again next time.
David Bulley - Lead dnf - 11/Jul/10 with Murph, Jay

y2keable - Lead β - 11/Jul/10 with Bulley

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

bit of a reach on sparse pro, but only the 1st wall - jugs from 1.2 height to the top :)
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Duncan Carr

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

the real dave - Lead O/S - 24/May/10 with Rob Clark

clarky - 2nd - 24/May/10 with Dave Smith

shouter - Lead - 15/May/10

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

Christopher Roberts - Lead - 2010

shouter - Lead - 13/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/09

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

oliwarlow - 2nd - 12/Jun/09 with Ian

Very easy for E1.
chris sm - Lead - 24/May/09 with Pippa Froggatt

Peter Holder - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09 with Adam Rawlings

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09

heather.deane - TR dog - 13/Jul/08 with John Birchall

dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/08 with Chris Gordon

Rob led, then the rest of us had a go. So I had the benefit of watching 3 others do it first :-)
Simon Caldwell - TR β - 22/Jun/08 with Rob, Peri, and Carmen

'dogged' underestimates the extent to which I couldnt do this. 'Pack of dogs' perhaps. My difficulties on the move out of the cave were only overcome by hauling from above.
pebbles - 2nd dog - 22/Jun/08 with rob, carmen, simon

well protected with cams and well supplied with holds, very nice route.
lithos - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 16/May/08

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 12/May/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/May/08

shouter - Lead - Mar/08

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/08 with -

CalumC - Feb/08

Rich Clague - 2nd - Nov/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/07

Sam Judson - TR O/S - 30/Jul/07 with Caroline Judson

Russell Lovett - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/07 with gede gibons

Hidden - Solo O/S - Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

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