Brys* HVS 5a
41m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A pleasant route, but bold in places. Best enjoyed as one long pitch, or take the optional belay and move into Eagle Finish at the top.
1) 5a, 44m. Start below the centre of the white slab and climb up through a small overlap on good incut holds to reach the quartz-covered slab. Head up aiming for the groove at half-height (optional belay in Asahel on the right). Move up the groove and continue up the slab until forced right into Asahel, follow this back left and up to the ledge.
2) 7m. As for Africa Rib. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
From the top of the first pitch of Ashael, follow the same line until you reach steep overhung V in the rock. Climb strenuouslyfor a few moves, over good wire placement. Pull to the side of roof (left) to gain sloping mantleshelf. Follow directly up to meet the finish of Africa Rib.

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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

me pitch 1 luke pitch 2
pebbles - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/15 with luke brownbridge

did both pitches together
08nbrierley - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/15 with jamie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/15

SAF - 2nd rpt - 23/May/15 with Phil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/15

jon22 - Lead - 28/Jun/14 with Nicole Almond

Pete led P1. Soloed P2. Lovely quartz holds. Potential deck out after initial pieces of gear.
cdpuk - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with Pete Randall

Pete Randall - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Chris P

Rob Pitt - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14 with Owen Davies

NeilGriffiths - 03/May/14 with Adam

Did p1 as part of mongrel route up wall, then p2 of asahel going onto eagle finish.
oddtoast - 2nd - 20/Jul/13 with Gav

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Jul/13

climbed p1 as a variation on Asahel. excellent climbing up the middle of the slab. then did p2 of Asahel
SGD - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Vicky Holmes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

SAF - 2nd - 01/Jun/13 with Mark

Why does this route not get 3 stars. Awsome, scary going threw the roof though only gear at the start of the roof, if you fall on the lip splat long way down thats why it should get E1 5a. At the top of the route all my beer nearly came back up but lots of wooping to good cutting loose on overhang lip
Dale - Lead O/S - Mar/11 with johny

Tried to climb as one pitch but belayed under the overhang. Tried the roof on the lead and p***ed to find i was 2 inches from a bomber hold!
richw2k2 - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Piotr

Rog Wilko - AltLd - 11/Feb/08 with Matt Gordon

MikeT - AltLd O/S - Apr/07 with MO

The only clue to the date that I'd written in my guidebook was '20th century'!
Nigel Coe - Lead - 1999 with Bob Moulton

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jul/94

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/94

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/92

ChrisJD - 2nd - 27/May/91

DG led P1
Billg - AltLd O/S - Aug/90 with Dave Gregory

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hard E10 of 9
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