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Amber Arête** VS 4c

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[Amber Arete - a great VS!, 2 kb]13m. Amber quality. Balance your way up the arête to a delicate exit above the final break. The short arête above the ledge leads to the top.
Barrie Dixon, Tom Proctor 1974

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+.

Photo: Amber Arete - a great VS! © Whealiebob
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This climb is in 111 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

The crux has obvious holds so won't get easier with practice. It is what it is. That's why I like it. Get it wrong and you're....
Rockafella - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Michael H, Ben Moss

nasty lichenous delicate moves on the arete to the slab
climbercrab - 2nd RP - 27/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jul/14

Quality. Well worth doing.
Wayne S - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Richard W

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/14

andyclimber - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14

fatbuoybazza - 2nd rpt - 19/May/14 with AnnB

Hidden - 2nd - 18/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/14

Oliver Houston - 2nd - 17/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14

Ropeboy - Lead - 12/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/14

thrutch - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Sven

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13 with daveyw

davewsargent - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with andy neath, jon shields

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13

The crux took a bit of thinking but felt steady once the correct foot holds were located.
Jimbo C - 2nd - 15/Jun/13 with Chris, Pete

john_ni - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Andy Jobling (PCC)

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Tony Williams, Dave Langmead

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Lovely route!!
Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Dave Saxby, Terry

Milne - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Sep/12

andybirtwistle - Lead - 02/Aug/12 with Keith Lonsdale

Brown - Solo - 28/Jul/12 with Lily

Nice climb, soundly protected with a delicate crux move.
petemeads - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Masa

Pete lead it, while I belayed - my first outdoor climbing with Pete.
masa-alpin - 2nd β - 26/Jul/12 with Pete Meads, Jamie R, Martin L

shaky2 - Lead - 19/Jun/12

Alkis - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Chris Aslin

Slightly tricky move to get onto the slab but easy once on. Nice route
chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with alkis

charley - Lead O/S - 29/May/12 with Steve Fletcher

chumleywarner - 2nd O/S - 29/May/12 with Charley Fell

petellis - Lead rpt - 27/May/12 with Sloth

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 25/Feb/12

catblack - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/11 with Andy Barker

Very nice.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/11 with Dan

dpmUK - 2nd rpt - 05/Oct/11 with victim of mathematics

Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/11 with Richard Williams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead β - 31/Aug/11

Great route, nice and balancy with a committed approach required
Jim Walton - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Tom Brittan

Oceanic - 29/Aug/11

matthewjc - Lead - 20/Aug/11 with Nigel

cem - 2nd rpt - 14/Aug/11 with Graham Dolman

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Graham Dolman, Charles Moreton

Terrifying! I've never come so close to falling off a route without actually falling off - a double dose of Elvis leg at the worst possible moment! Run out at the crux and very hard to read.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Carmen

really nice climbing, felt a bit blind on the crux for VS, but definitely worth it...
Oliver Houston - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

petellis - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11 with Jenny Clarke

Hidden - Jun/11

radioactivekid - 2nd O/S - 25/May/11 with Kyya

Great fun - pretty clean, good moves, good gear.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with James Rowe

Very pleasant
graphiclunarkid - 2nd O/S - 15/May/11 with PontiusPirate

stephenhartley - Lead - 13/May/11 with Burns

shaky2 - 2nd - 12/May/11

James Hale - 2nd O/S - 11/May/11 with John Sharratt

shaky2 - Lead - 28/Apr/11

Nice and balancy - bit run out.
Robin S - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/11

shaky2 - Lead - 14/Apr/11

SteWatkins - Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Jan/11

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 09/Oct/10 with Wee man

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 09/Oct/10 with Mark Williams

Col Allott - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/10

dpmUK - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10 with Jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 22/Sep/10 with Dan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 02/Sep/10 with Nicola Pettit

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

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10

slacky - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/10 with Ben

Ant Man Bee - 2nd - 11/Jul/10 with Charles Moreton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

cem - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Paul Bolton

Great arÍte route. Just a bit short . Nice moves and view tho
Peakology - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/10 with cat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/10 with Dom

nice route
Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Rob

Ketu - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Graeme H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10

katyc - Lead - 04/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/10

b.hayley - Lead O/S - 25/May/10 with alfredo

Alfredo - 2nd - 25/May/10 with Ben H

Brian Rodgers - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Simon Pape

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10

nickcanute - 2010

Graham led, a good route with a tricky crux
Pilch - 2nd O/S - 07/May/09 with Graham and Jim1

bridget143 - 2nd O/S - 21/May/08 with Rob Peppit

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

clintos - Lead O/S - 20/May/07 with jonny green

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/07

Intimidating crux move, good however
tallsop - 2nd O/S - 2006 with Andy Dot

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/03

nickdonohue - Lead - 31/May/03 with Jim Barradale

Budge - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/02 with Carl Tiivas, Mike Oates

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2002

Chris the Tall - 2nd - Sep/00 with Bill G

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/00

Grit lead number 200 apparently
martroberts - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/97

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jul/96 with Debbie Wilkinson

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Voting
Total votes cast 98
hard HVS0 of 33
HVS0 of 33
easy HVS0 of 33
hard VS11 of 33
VS21 of 33
easy VS1 of 33
hard HS0 of 33
HS0 of 33
easy HS0 of 33
hard 5a0 of 32
5a0 of 32
easy 5a1 of 32
hard 4c12 of 32
4c19 of 32
easy 4c0 of 32
hard 4b0 of 32
4b0 of 32
easy 4b0 of 32
3 Stars1 of 33
2 Stars28 of 33
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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 111 (3.6%)
Lead66 of 111 (59.5%)
Followed37 of 111 (33.3%)
Unknown4 of 111 (3.6%)

'Climbed'39 of 111 (35.1%)
clean O/S62 of 111 (55.9%)
clean β2 of 111 (1.8%)
clean rpt7 of 111 (6.3%)
clean RP1 of 111 (0.9%)