Kipling Groove*** HVS 5a
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Struggling for adequate superlatives.
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/14 with Catrin Nichols

catrin289 - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/14 with Liam Ingram

abbeywall - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with K

Did scrambly approach pitch and crux top pitch.
stemill - AltLd - 06/Sep/14 with Chris Manasseh

Led p2
Chris Manasseh - AltLd - 06/Sep/14 with Ste Millington

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/14

stevoland - AltLd O/S - Sep/14 with Conrad

Led pitch 1. Brilliant route. Antti's first multi pitch route :)
Fiona Reid - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Antti, Mike

Felt Rudyard to me. First pitch fine but messed up rope work so some jam issues. For crux went straight up and foot traversed.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Matt Shreeve

Lead P2. Really enjoyable and worth waiting for. Undercling intimidating but straightforward. Flypast from a spitfire topped off a memorable route.
prog99 - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Antti, Fiona

Awesome top pitch.
kato'sdad - AltLd - 20/Jul/14 with Olly

Pitch 1. Top effort by Jon on pitch 2.
ollyroberts - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Jon Berry

Led P2, Heather led P1. Awesome route! Tricky crux move, but not too hard once you've worked out the sequence and loads of gear!
Mike Nolan - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Heather Osborne

Heather Osborne - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Mike Nolan

I led p1 and 3. Brilliant, quite tough but good fun.
Binder - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/14 with Tom S

Brilliant end to the day
BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Matt

Loved it on second, brilliant set of moves in a great place.
Matt_C9716 - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Bram

el diablo - AltLd - 21/Jun/14 with John Sanders, Al Sanders

Dervey - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Ken

Hidden - 20/Jun/14

martrin - AltLd - 17/Jun/14 with Sarah Kekus

Led the money pitch. A classic to end all classics. Great positions on the crux.
Will Hunt - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Paul Clarke

Led P1
Paul Clarke - AltLd - 14/Jun/14 with Will Hunt

Led P2. Great moves all the way up.
katyc - AltLd - 14/Jun/14

Dave Rumney - 01/Jun/14 with Tanya Milner

jordan taylor - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14

I led P1, which was fun, but short lived. Bob led P2 after seeing a girl fall off the traverse and end up inverted. Trying to remove the nut she fell onto (and failing) was very tiring.
1poundSOCKS - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14

R0bbie - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14 with Taba

Led top pitch- quality.
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14 with Matthew

twoplates - AltLd O/S - 18/May/14 with dave sharpe

Definitely felt like a classic, had a bit of everything and the exposure once around the arÍte on the second pitch is awesome.
y2keable - AltLd O/S - 17/May/14 with John

Danny Crump - AltLd - 16/May/14 with Rob

JanBella - 2nd O/S - 14/May/14 with frazer

mwat - Lead - 14/May/14

led second pitch, great climb
redshapedfriday - AltLd O/S - 14/May/14 with Mike Watling

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

Jonathan Hall - AltLd - 06/May/14 with Rob Middleton

wet under roof
rich.manterfield - AltLd - May/14

Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/14

benclimbing - AltLd dog - 19/Apr/14 with Dave Latimer

P1,2 And finished on gimmer string top pitch
Matt Amos - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Hidden - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

Em66 - AltLd - 2014 with Mat

Allanfairfechan - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Great climb, needed a confidence boost after my whipper on whit's end direct!
alexjz - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Matt Burdekin

thomaspomfrett - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/13 with Joe Callaghan

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/13

hils theaker - 2nd - 28/Aug/13 with Harry

Got my ass kicked. Ran away from main pitch.
HIGHTOWER - Lead dnf - 25/Aug/13 with Marie Stewart

Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/13 with Ferdia

p1
samuel.stevens - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/13

ferdia - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/13 with Andy

joeflan - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/13

danimal88 - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/13 with gforce

Absolute class!
David Kay - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Moritz Lesserman

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/13

gforce - 2nd - 10/Aug/13 with danimal

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/13

almost took a ride
johang - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with hugh jordan

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Jul/13

Lead pitches 1 and 3. Undercling pitch is really good. Crux pitch was a little disappointing, though the crux felt fairly stiff for 5a, maybe its 5b?
David_Gledson - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Alan

Phill Mitch - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with bleggs

Best HVS in the world?
Chubbard - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Derek

Rob84 - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Mason

Justin Shiels - Lead - 08/Jul/13 with Chris

Led crux pitch. One of the best HVS routes I've done with fine varied climbing. Brilliant crux reaching into the crack and pulling across. Magnificent and worth the hype!
gavinpeach - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Max Pendleton

sparkass - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Thomas Airnes and Maila Gurung

tomdude - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with mike beddington

clams - Lead - Jul/13 with M&D

Pohil - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Ed Watson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13

I found pitch 3 really stiff for HVS! Done in three pitches, Led 1 and 3.
MarkRoe - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Robert Ashcroft

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jun/13

Most recent of many
Malcolm Bass - AltLd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Adrian Mellor

Didnt find the peg that was mentioned but it was quality.
Calum Wadsworth - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with neil richmond, S.O.C

arrang - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

AJM - AltLd rpt - 05/Jun/13 with Tom Lambert

Tubs - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/13 with AJM

keithlambley - AltLd rpt - 03/Jun/13 with Tricia G

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Jun/13

Did in two pitches, lead p2.
simon1965 - AltLd rpt - 02/Jun/13 with peakdj

Led P1, P2 was stunning.
odox - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Tom Pitchforth

tom144807 - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Ian Birtwistle

Hol - 1st and 3rd pitch. Me - 2nd pitch.
DavidR - AltLd rpt - 25/May/13 with Holly Adamthwaite

fulton333 - Lead - 15/May/13 with Charlie Edwards

Charlie Edwards - 2nd - 14/May/13 with Grant Fulton

Hidden - Apr/13

Both pitches
JohnBear - Lead - 02/Mar/13 with Francis

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13

MFB - AltLd - 18/Feb/13 with MB

captain - 2013

DavidR - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Lessworkmoreclimbing - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

greglad - 2013

Amazing route
carl_123 - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Oct/12

excellent, with direct finish up the left hand groove/rib.
john lynch - AltLd - 09/Sep/12 with Lewis Andrew

Lee Sheard - AltLd rpt - 03/Sep/12 with cliff shasby

tsjx - 2nd - 03/Sep/12 with John Mc

Tim Rodgers - AltLd - 11/Aug/12 with Mike Lea

chrisallan - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/12

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Mike

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/12

dannygiblin - Lead - Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/12

First pitch easy once committed, but ropes got caught under the flake. Lots of bomber gear before crux, but so tired once I'd pulled through that I accidentally did the hard direct finish. No gear, sketchy 5a climbing. Very scared!
Laurence Cowton - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/12 with Tom

GuyM - 10/Jun/12 with Duncan Sherratt

jonny taylor - AltLd rpt - 04/Jun/12 with Matt

led 1st pitch
mattdown - AltLd - 04/Jun/12

Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Simon C

Led first pitch - brilliant but got one rope stuck!
helenstuart - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Mike

Helen lead pt1 and one rope got jammed. Pretty much had to solo to get up to the snag. Lead pt2; really wonderful varied climbing with good gear and what a view!
climbinmunkey - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Helen

csw - AltLd - 27/May/12

Bagged the crux.
moose ridd - AltLd - 26/May/12 with Jason, M.Sadler

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12

jason - 2nd - 26/May/12 with moose ridd, manmike

Brilliant climb, the moves right on pitch 2 are the crux
Andrew Lodge - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Dave

Hidden - AltLd - 26/May/12

Nice climb, but I got spooked for some reason. The traverse under the overhang is well worth the walk in.
guhj - 2nd O/S - 09/May/12

Lead both pitches
leon - Lead O/S - 09/May/12 with Gustav Hjelmare

Jim Slater - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with Graeme

led underling pitch, which was a bit disappointingly easy. Will have to go back and lead the main pitch.
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with Jim

Hidden - AltLd - 05/May/12

Matt Schwarz - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Tim Harrison

roberto18 - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Dad (Mike Bridges)

Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Chris Gooder

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Edd Carrigan

Good climb, but not quite the super classic I expected.
drysori - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Malcolm

Callum Anderson - 2012

Stewart Armstrong - 2012

JonG - 2012

JonG - 2012

andy gittins - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012

Owen_P - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Dave Hill - 2012

cox - AltLd O/S - 2012 with cris

cox - AltLd O/S - 2012 with cris

myoung - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Helen

deano - Lead - 24/Sep/11 with tunnel morgan

andysroom - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Lizzie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/11

Lenny - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Phil

Can a route shrouded in so much history and legend ever really live up to it? Well, this one does.
DaveAtkinson - Lead - 30/Jul/11 with P.Cannon

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - 24/Jul/11

I led the traverse pitch, little bit wet at the start but then beautiful! found the 5a pitch pumpy!
clairepoppett - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/11 with John F

Route completely dry after days of rain. Top pitch fantastic and good gear. crux ok 2nd time around.
mark4344 - AltLd rpt - 08/Jul/11 with Matt Payne

Me pitch 1, Mark Pitch 2, going to name drop here but sought advice from Dave Birkett in the pub the night before and he thinks the under cling flake is soon to fall down!!!!!!
cheeky - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/11 with Mark Philipson

ablackett - AltLd - 03/Jul/11 with Joe Stan Charles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/11

Led scrambly pitch and crux pitch. Intimidating and exposed but not as hard as it looks. Well protected.
climberuk - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Niall

Nice route. Led traverse pitch which was pretty straightforward once you're established.
niallk - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Steven Harris

scorky345 - AltLd - 03/Jun/11 with Tim Oates

tim20 - AltLd - 03/Jun/11 with sam corcoran

Matthew Robinson - AltLd - 02/May/11 with Ed Luke

Jonny Fart-Pants - AltLd - May/11

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

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/11

An impressive route. Delighted to find an original machine nut on P3 near the peg stub! Would need a very small krab or cord to clip it...
jonny taylor - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Jim Gaffney

Jim Gaffney - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Jonny Taylor

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/11

chris smith - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/11

Pitch 2
oliverk - AltLd - 09/Apr/11 with John

SteveM - AltLd - 09/Apr/11 with Kat

kitkat78 - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with SteveM

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/11

ian d f - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Stefanie

Beautiful day. Superb route, plus not as hard as i thought it was going to be. it has a lot of stuck gear in it at the moment, free gear!
petegunn - AltLd - 03/Mar/11 with Davina

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

adie84 - 2011

JEP - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Paul Boggis - Lead - 2011

bsmedz - 2011

bwestwood - 2011

Glenn Sutcliffe - 2011

pasbury - 2011

NickJH - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

thebigfriendlymoose - 2011 with Stephen

lukerockwalker - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/10 with Ed Luke

Euan Strachan - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/10

a brilliant route coupled with north west arete as a warm up. hard for the grade
Shuttsie - 2nd - 23/Jul/10 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/10

Led P2, then AW couldn't do P3 so I finished off, great climbing, undercling P2 was wet and the gear wasn't inspiring but P3 was brilliant climbing that felt high in the grade.
ablackett - AltLd - 07/Jul/10 with Andy Wallace

esther - AltLd - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/10

Pown - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/10

Pete Graham - AltLd - 29/Jun/10 with Dave Pownall

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/10

gingergeorge - Lead - 26/Jun/10 with 15oth trg

Paul lead 1st & 2nd pitches, I lead the last. (the pin protecting the crux has gone)
Paul-Michael - AltLd β - 26/Jun/10 with Diccon Proctor, Paul Nurse

Led crux pitch (guidebook 3rd). Crag totally deserted!
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 24/Jun/10 with Alan Dickinson

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 22/Jun/10 with kmc

Hidden - 21/Jun/10

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Simon Pearce

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 15/Jun/10

The exposure on the second pitch was even better without a rope!
Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/10

Lead first pitch cleanly, but struggled at the bulge, falling off a few times.
perfectlynormalbeast - AltLd dog - 05/Jun/10 with Andy Morris

Lovely weather, cracking route
AJM - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Rich Shaw

sam g - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10

Helen Gibson - 2nd - 02/Jun/10 with Richard

Andrew Wilson - Lead O/S - 09/May/10 with Tony Womersley, Mark Fyles

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/May/10

Little B - AltLd O/S - 07/May/10 with Tim N

John Postlethwaite - AltLd O/S - 03/May/10 with Big John

Lead 5a pitch. Only route free at the time.
Conan - AltLd rpt - 24/Apr/10 with George

Grand off route excursion by Andy to the top on the 2nd pitch
Diggler - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with andyob

oliwarlow - AltLd - 24/Apr/10 with Leonie, Polly

Led 2nd pitch, James led 1st and 3rd
a13x - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/10 with James Stokes

khawk - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with DT

datoon - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with K

Fell off crux so swapped leads with Roger
Adi Hooper - AltLd - 16/Apr/10 with Roger Ward

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

great route, gets a bit thin when you get off route.
andyob - AltLd O/S - 2010 with Diggler

katyvose1 - 2010

robinsi197 - AltLd - 26/Sep/09 with Nick

Sophie Nunn - Lead - 26/Sep/09

toasted - AltLd - 25/Sep/09 with Simon Whitehead

MonkeyDawson - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Ben, Pete Reynolds

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Sep/09

simonw1 - AltLd O/S - Sep/09 with Allan Watson

Hidden - Sep/09

Quality route of character and situation
greenroom - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/09 with Claire Astbury, Peter Waite-Shores

Led 1st and 2nd pitches
Adi Hooper - AltLd - 09/Aug/09 with Dave Rogers

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/09

Peter Reynolds - AltLd - Aug/09 with graham dawson, ben westwood

Excellent route; well worth three stars
auchtubhmor1 - 25/Jul/09 with Pete Leeming

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/09

Forgotten how good this route was!
Conan - AltLd rpt - 02/Jul/09 with Philippa Reader

awhitta1 - AltLd O/S - Jul/09

tomhull - AltLd - 30/Jun/09 with matt harris

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jun/09

mat led 1st pitch i led 2nd
gareth scott borthwick - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with mat

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 27/Jun/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/09

Peg runner no longer in place but plenty of good gear before the start of the hand traverse.
Ken Taylor - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/09 with Chris Michalak

Lead 5a pitch. Classic route, did not disappoint. Be aware of the dubious blocks at the beginning of the second pitch
Glyn - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/09 with David Fountain

led 4c undercling traverse pitch. Take care with the large loose blocks on pitch 2 that are directly above the belay.
davefount - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/09 with Glyn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09

2 rests on the rope after Dugald took an alternative route AND with 10kg pack on back...I'll be back for the lead soon :)
saz_b - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/09 with Dugald

Adam Booth - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Ed Booth

Ed Booth - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/09

tatz45 - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Katy Vose

Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/09 with Kris

led 2nd pitch
Kirill - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Charles Moreton

cem - AltLd rpt - 30/May/09 with Kirill Spiridonov

Lead top pitch, fantastic sustained 5a.
Jim Walton - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/09 with David Smith

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/09

farmus21 - 2nd - 20/Apr/09 with John Pickles

Wanted to climb this route for a while - not as hard as i thought it might be. Good holds upto the rest before the crux which is steep and strenuous but with a big jug just when you need it. Great route....great day.
markfairbank - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Ray Sharples

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/09

More strenous than Whit's End Direct. Good route nonetheless.
Skinny Kin - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Byrn Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/09

paul.valentine - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Dave Connelly

Lead first pitch
cavemancolumbus - AltLd - Mar/09 with Tom

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

fell on crux, blame the rain and hangover!!
nakedave - AltLd dog - 12/Oct/08 with adam noble

AndyL - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/08 with dan missen

Led pitches 1 and 2, swung round corner on 3rd and lowered off in the end
DMiss - AltLd dnf - 11/Oct/08 with Andy L

Dan lead pitch 1 and 3, Paul lead pitch 2
Daniel Armitage - AltLd - 28/Sep/08 with Paul Armitage

led pitch 2
towdman - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Daniel Armitage

P1 & 2
OffshoreAndy - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/08 with Works Frasier

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - Aug/08 with Dad

Chris Wright - AltLd - 29/Jul/08

Led P1 (4c), Woody led P2 (5a). Cold and Windy
Chris the Tall - AltLd - 30/Jun/08 with Woody

Sgt. Vest - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/08 with chris moor

popov86 - Lead - 30/Jun/08

a repeat after > 15 years. paul did the undercling P1 and I the crux P2. More strenuous than i remember but excellent with great wires, no peg visible (well i didn't see it this time!)
lithos - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/08 with cookie

lukehunt - Solo - 07/Jun/08

Andrew1 - Lead - 05/Jun/08 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/May/08

Guy Wilson - AltLd O/S - 05/May/08 with Rick Cotgreave, Byron Buck

Led traverse pitch
Bristoldave - AltLd O/S - 05/May/08 with Thomas

Byronius Maximus - AltLd O/S - 05/May/08 with Guy Wilson

swmackey - AltLd - May/08 with TJ

rockjock - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Jamie Simpson - 2008

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Sep/07

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with Ian

johnboyrevel - AltLd O/S - Sep/07 with Faye

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 01/Aug/07

With Simon Reed and Al Hinks
Rich Mayfield - AltLd - 01/Aug/07 with Mark Stevenson

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/07

david morse - AltLd - 03/Jun/07 with jon denniss

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/07

Mike H - AltLd - 02/Jun/07 with Alex Walker

IanJackson - AltLd O/S - 26/May/07 with Big Ian

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/May/07

gaz.marshall - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/07 with sgl

sgl - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/07 with gaz

dan gibson - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Rin

lead the crux
jonnyboy - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/07 with Tim Griffin

jonnie3430 - Lead - Apr/07

centurion05 - 2007

Johann - AltLd O/S - 2007 with Dan Platt

Led top pitch
tom.e - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Danny

No peg present on the top pitch. Got 2 good wires in before crux move though.
mikelaing - Lead O/S - Sep/06 with Dave Armstrong

ChrisBrooke - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/06 with John Inkpen

derico - Lead rpt - Aug/06 with Chris

peter fetlar - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/06 with Andy Crook

mark4344 - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/06 with Nick Coles

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jun/06

RAK - AltLd - 02/Jun/06 with Henning W.

middlevern - AltLd - Jun/06 with Mike Blood

Duncan Hardy - Lead - 14/Apr/06 with Andrew Harrison

really really cold
simon kimber - AltLd O/S - Jan/06 with Iron Mike

jim robertson - 2006

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/05

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/05

wildrover220 - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/05 with Neil Thomas

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/05

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/05

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/05

Jamie B - AltLd - 28/Jul/05 with Guy Steven

danm - AltLd - Jul/05 with Dan Critchley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/05

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/05

Tim Steward - AltLd - 07/Jun/05 with Torran Elson

steveP - AltLd - May/05 with Chris Wynn

Boxy - Lead O/S - May/05 with Jeremy

GuyM - 2005 with will

Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 2005 with Elika

with Dad linked with an E1 on the lower tier sustained day out!
alasdair19 - 2005

Graham Booth - AltLd β - 2005

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/04

robin heath - AltLd - 27/Jun/04 with Carl Riley

P1 2nd (scramble); P2 2nd 4c; P3 lead 5a
thebigfriendlymoose - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/04 with Andy Ebbens

BenTiffin - Lead - May/04 with Gareth Field

John Pickles - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/04 with Zac Poulton

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Apr/04

John Kettle - AltLd - 2004

cem - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/03 with Jon Schneider

Matt Rowat - AltLd O/S - 17/Aug/03 with owen

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Aug/03

PenJD - AltLd - 03/Aug/03 with Tony H and JA

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/03

Trobbo - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/03 with lee sheard

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 15/Jul/03 with David Jones

Rudyard indeed t was! Cracking traverse pitch followed by a steep crux move at the top of pitch 3.
Mike Hargreaves - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/03 with Merril Hughes

five - Lead O/S - May/03 with JT

RossG - 2003

mjeffery - 2003

The Pylon King - AltLd - Sep/02 with Pete (Sheffield)

A very fine route.
Rog Wilko - Lead - Sep/02 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/02

GPN - Lead O/S - Aug/02 with Sam Clifford

I lead the 1st & 2nd pitches as one, Paul backed off after his third fall from the crux (good pin) i was too cold to take over the lead.
Paul-Michael - AltLd dnf - 13/Apr/02 with Paul Nurse

arose - AltLd - 2002 with Tom Woodcock

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Jul/01

Still exposed and difficult. At least as hard as Gogarth IMO.
Ian Jones - Lead rpt - 2001 with Karen Ghiselli

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/00

sadams - AltLd - 01/Jul/00 with Eric Hildrew

jonka - Lead - 2000

chrishedgehog - 2000 with Cleveland MC, Joe Thompson

Hidden - 2000

zero six - Lead O/S - 2000

simon cox - 2000

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - Lead O/S - 2000

This is one Bytche of a climb !
sdawson1 - 2nd rpt - 09/Aug/99 with JB

steve prior - AltLd - Aug/99 with Juan

Darragh - AltLd - Jul/99 with Adrian

philhilo - AltLd O/S - 03/May/99 with Trevor Box

ArnaudG - AltLd O/S - 1999 with Jon; Little John

Hidden - 1999

partner took big fall on 2nd pitch. abbed off.
Robert Watts - AltLd dnf - Jul/98

Hidden - AltLd - 10/May/98

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/May/98

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/98

phardman - 20/Jul/97

Conan - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/97 with Tony Chaplin

Not Ruddy'ard
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - AltLd - 22/Sep/96 with Richard Bower

Hammy - AltLd - 19/Jul/96 with Pete Robinson

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Jul/96

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jun/96

butteredfrog - 1996

Hidden - AltLd - 1996

phardman - AltLd - 22/Sep/95 with Jon Bibby

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jul/95

Tim Bateman - AltLd - 08/Jul/95 with Alistair Renton

agagsgrot - 2nd O/S - Apr/95 with Chris

Dave Westby - Lead - 1995 with Phil Caley

ColdAndWet - 1995

chrisrogers - 2nd O/S - Oct/94 with Matthew M

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - Jun/94

AndySL - 2nd O/S - 1994 with Tim

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 30/Oct/93 with Richard Dibley, Nick Ashton

adi bryant - Lead - Aug/93 with Andy

Overrated
AlanLittle - AltLd - 31/Jul/93 with Carl Blakeley

My dog tied up at foot of route and when I returned a young girl was also tied up next to the dog!
Sean Kelly - Lead - Jul/93 with John Hynes

keefe - 27/Jun/92 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - 27/Jun/92 with keefe

rob.grafton - Lead - 07/Jun/92 with Bruce

Lead p2
Mick King - AltLd - 20/May/92 with Simon Walsh

WB - Lead O/S - 1992 with Nicola

gallonj - 1992

tlr - Lead - 05/Jul/91

malc - AltLd O/S - 17/May/91 with N Boyd

Hidden - AltLd - May/91

prcleary - 1991

Pete Pozman - 2nd - 1991 with John Byrne

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/90

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/90

Hammy - AltLd - 25/May/90 with Andy Coleman

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - May/90 with Toby Briggs

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Mar/90

lithos - 1990 with yumc + aston

Hidden - 2nd - 1990

Hidden - 1990

Steve Lenartowicz - 1990

Dave Rumney - AltLd - 06/Aug/89 with Brian Wilderspin

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/89

biggianthead - Jun/89 with C

Mick King - 2nd - 07/May/89 with Pete Hankinson

Grezza - Lead O/S - Oct/88

I lead the crux pitch. Been wanting to do it for years. A perfect evening.
Gordon Stainforth - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/88 with Ian --?

We did this on the same day that we did the Red Edge on Esk Buttress, which seemed OK at the time but seems damn odd now!
Tony Buckley - AltLd - Jun/88 with Tony Jinks

PeteCheung - 10/May/88 with Alan

Bog led 4c penultimate pitch. Approached via Asterisk.
Gary Coggon - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/88

Richard Weller - AltLd - 31/Aug/87 with Joe

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/87

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 23/Jul/87 with Rupert Wyard

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 11/Jul/87 with Los Kenney

michael burrows - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/87 with pete roberts

mikej - AltLd - 15/Sep/86 with Mike Byles

Bob - Solo - 13/Sep/86

steve taylor - Lead - Jul/86 with Eamonn Flood

Harder than expected - didn't use peg (as instructed by my more experienced climbing partners)
steve taylor - Lead O/S - Jun/86 with Eamonn Flood

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1986 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

scree - Sep/85 with Cris D

JamieAyres - 2nd O/S - Aug/85 with Graham Aveyard

keefe - 06/Jul/85

johnny20whales - Lead - 04/Jul/85

John Marsland - AltLd - 25/Aug/84 with Dave Mould and Tony Rex

Had seconded in 1968
David Smith - Lead - Aug/84 with Andy Bennett

Andy Say - Lead - 22/Jul/84

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/84

MikeYouCanClimb - Lead - 15/Jun/84 with Dave Dowson, Adam

Neil R - Lead - 06/May/84

Brillo scampered across the crux traverse....then kindly came back again to out some gear in for me
Babika - 2nd - May/84 with Brillo

Gezzer - 1984 with Greg Turner

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1984 with Various

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1984 with Various

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Aug/83

Hidden - 1983

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/82

tapley - Lead - 04/Sep/81 with Dave Kent

Andy Fielding - AltLd - 20/Jun/81 with Mike Gilbert

Same day as KG, Arcturus, Golden Slipper & Laugh Not - a good circuit !
babymoac - Lead - 02/Aug/80 with MTW

mark-abz - Lead - 26/Jun/80 with Walter P

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 23/Jun/80 with Wawa

2nd undercling pitch to kev then led top pitch.
mike bridges - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/80 with Neil Gregory, Kevin Bridges

Excellent climbing
KRB - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/80 with Mike Bridges & Neil Gregory

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/80

Hammy - AltLd - 11/May/80 with Rob Lawson

Andy Stephenson - AltLd O/S - 04/May/80 with Chris Plant

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 10/Apr/80 with Dave Page

beaumap - AltLd - Apr/80 with Andy Smith

With Al Scott
steveboote - Lead - 1980

rogerskews - AltLd - 16/Jul/78 with Martin Coward

Nigel Bond - Lead - 18/Jun/78 with Tony Cuddy

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 21/May/78 with Jim Worthington

petemeads - Lead - 03/Aug/77

Nic Robinson - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/77 with Paul Greenland

Hidden - AltLd - 29/May/77

Bolt Phobia - AltLd - 20/May/77 with John Broadwell

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/77

Mike Owen - 19/Jul/76 with Pete White

GeoffG - 2nd - 11/Jul/76 with tony bowker

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/76

GeoffG - AltLd - Jul/76 with tony bowker

Marcus - 1976

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - Aug/75 with Ron Prior

Falko - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/75 with Al W.

Bivvied out in a £2 sleeping bag and no grub. A cold day. Unfit. Found it to be rather hard and exposed. good lead by Chris.
Ian Jones - 2nd O/S - Apr/75 with Chris Newton and Paul thingy from Durham Uni.

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 1973 with Will Walker

granitbahn - AltLd - 1971

mikej - AltLd - 30/Aug/68 with Wil Hurford

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