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Poltergeist* HVS 5a

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[Awesome exposure from near the top of Poltergeist at Pembroke.  At least a fall would end up in the sea ?60m below...., 2 kb]39m. Excellent. Ascend the lower wall, breaking away from Quoin to climb into a deep groove. Follow this on steepening rock and great holds, to the top. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Awesome exposure from near the top of Poltergeist at Pembroke. At least a fall would end up in the sea ?60m below.... © squicky
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This climb is in 98 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/13 with Ken McBride

steve.warrington - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Nik Goile

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/13

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

danieleaston - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Saz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13

VPJB - Lead - 08/Jun/13

This was really enjoyable. I'd like to go back and lead it one day. The finish is quite steep with good moves and great jugs in an exposed position.
gravity - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13 with Hugh Thomas

Rob84 - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Mason, Ben Wolstenholme

Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with mike doyle

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Floris

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13

andy dunn - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with J

jcw - 2013

To escape from the failed attempt at preposterous tales.
JamesRich - TR O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Rob stanfield, Jack Bradbrook

Shunted up abb rope in order to escape from the initial ledge of preposterous tales then belayed James and Rob up using the other two ropes after me.
Quarryboy - TR O/S - 20/Aug/12 with JamesRich, Rob Stanfield, Comrade Shunt

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with Anna

Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead O/S - 07/May/12 with Will Hunt

Will Hunt - 2nd O/S - 07/May/12 with Dafydd Llywelyn

melonmike - 2nd O/S - 04/May/12

Goodish.
Olli-C - Lead O/S - 04/May/12 with Mike Richmond

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 04/May/12 with Chi Huo Cheng

Chi Cheng - TR O/S - 04/May/12 with Rachel Stater

alasdair19 - May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jan/12

Bailed out of corner to the right (again)
Jams Crwca - Lead rpt - 28/Jan/12 with themadbrown

Submit to Gravity - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/11 with Pete Templar

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11

Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/11

Batt - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/11 with Mel

catblack - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Andy Barker

Andrew Barker - 2nd - 19/Aug/11 with Cat Black

some seriously huge holds on this
Shauna - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Jules

tonanf - AltLd - Aug/11 with john sun

Phil PBC - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/11 with henry castle

Hidden - 2nd β - 23/May/11

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 22/May/11

theotherpetehill - 2nd - 22/May/11 with Chris Allan, David Brock

ian d f - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Michael P

squicky - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/11 with spidey

Nice climbing and positions, though I think I may have gone slightly too far right near the top.
Byronius Maximus - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Alex Twist

petellis - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Karen, Sloth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Good climbing on good holds.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/10

Ketu - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Graeme H

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Rob

Kirill - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Jane, Dan

Ant Man Bee - 2nd - 29/Aug/10 with Jenny Andexer

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10

Dibdawg - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Ian Dunbar

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Aug/10

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

Dave Reeve - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Tony Payne

mikeshewring - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

Paul Bowen - 2nd - 02/Jun/10 with Rebecca Hayes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/10

alek - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Martin Lane

Aaron Lines - Lead - Aug/09 with simon

matt.woodfield - Lead - 05/Jul/09

Steve Hill - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Hywel Edwards

Fun.
DafSWMC - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Chris Wyatt

Very pleasant
chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Daf

eagleopus - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Steve Hill

RobRock84 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Steve Quinton

sammo247 - 2nd O/S - 23/May/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09

Hidden - Lead - May/09

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Dai Morris

cem - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with Graham Dolman

Alpine-style double second...
Pythonist - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Cathy Lane

Teaching
Jason Gotel - Lead - Mar/07 with Noo

janegallwey - Lead - 2007

Bella - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/06 with Chris

Mike H - 2nd - 02/Jun/06 with Jamie Smith

gonggashan - Lead O/S - 29/May/05

Marq - Lead O/S - 02/May/05 with Daniel Dennehy

belay bunny turned bad - 2005

Pete Nugent - Lead O/S - Aug/02 with Pete Cosgrove

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/02

Hidden - Lead - 2002

ChrisJD - Lead - 27/Aug/00 with Clare

excellent, worth ***
Rog Wilko - Lead - Aug/00 with Debbie Wilkinson

timreynolds - Lead - 25/Sep/99 with Gary Jackson

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/98

ChrisJD - 2nd - 21/Mar/98 with rc

RichardMc - AltLd - Aug/96 with Steve Gould

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Voting
Total votes cast 56
hard E10 of 19
E10 of 19
easy E10 of 19
hard HVS0 of 19
HVS15 of 19
easy HVS4 of 19
hard VS0 of 19
VS0 of 19
easy VS0 of 19
hard 5b0 of 18
5b0 of 18
easy 5b0 of 18
hard 5a0 of 18
5a18 of 18
easy 5a0 of 18
hard 4c0 of 18
4c0 of 18
easy 4c0 of 18
3 Stars3 of 19
2 Stars13 of 19
1 Star3 of 19
0 Stars0 of 19
Bag of .....0 of 19
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Style of ascent

Lead53 of 98 (54.1%)
Followed36 of 98 (36.7%)
Toproped3 of 98 (3.1%)
Alt Leads3 of 98 (3.1%)
Unknown3 of 98 (3.1%)

'Climbed'25 of 98 (25.5%)
clean O/S70 of 98 (71.4%)
clean β1 of 98 (1.0%)
clean rpt2 of 98 (2.0%)