Poacher** E1 5a
[Dave "Spike" Pycroft climbing, 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Allan Austin Classics.

Photo: Dave "Spike" Pycroft climbing © David Lanceley

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

P1- roof crux-and then steady moves left to spike and up to belay E1 5a P2- delicate/thin moves up wall right from belay. Short and sharp E1 5b (continuing up groove from belay is given 4c by definitive guide)
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Chris

P2. Short & sharp crux with nice moves and good gear!
Gudge - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Bob Pilgrem

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Mar/14

We had to ab back down to trundle a huge loose block.
Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Chris

Andrew Wilson - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/13 with jon stewart

I started. Nice route.
beds74 - AltLd - 09/Oct/12 with Mark Eddy

Some delicate moves, very nice, but struggled
A Mountain Journey - AltLd - 09/Oct/12 with Paul Bedford

JonG - 2012

P2
John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Dan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - May/11

Top pitch rather bold.
tmawer - Lead rpt - 30/Apr/11 with andrea

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/11

E1 5a is an illogical grade for two reasons. Firstly. it is a thin 5b move around the overhang and secondly it isn't bold, despite what the guidebook says. But superb and unusual jugs on that top wall if you follow the proper line.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Dan Moore

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Apr/11

P1
Andrew Wilson - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Tony Womersley

Hidden - 2011

NickJH - 2011

Hidden - 2011

John Postlethwaite - AltLd O/S - 03/May/10 with John and Nicky

lead 2nd pitch, super exposed, amazing position
tomhull - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/10 with james stokes

Hidden - 2010

Rin led the main pitch and I got the sloppy seconds!
Timo Austino - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Rin

Hilarious time looking for the "mama jugs" under the overhang. Who wrote that guide? Probably more like 5b. Abseiled off the top at 11 pm. Us herdy-loving Cumbrians are soft-core to the max!
Rin C - 24/Jun/09 with Tim-Bo Austin

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

Hidden - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

tommytuffa - AltLd - 18/May/08 with Felix

felixthelion - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with T. Brookes

Russell Lovett - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/07 with tony lickes

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Oct/06

jim robertson - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - May/05

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jul/02

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/99

Dave Westby - 1998 with Rob Lewis

babymoac - Lead - 30/Aug/89 with Colin CCCC

Andy Say - Lead - 10/Jul/89

ian caton - Lead O/S - 1987 with Phil

Guy - 1986

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/83

Hammy - Lead - 30/May/81 with Rob Lawson

Hidden - AltLd - 1981

Hidden - AltLd - 1980

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 28/Aug/79 with Keith Bostrum

petemeads - Lead - 03/Aug/77

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1975 with Various

Tom V - 1974

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 1974 with Will Walker

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Ian Jones

Voting
Total votes cast 35
hard E20 of 8
E20 of 8
easy E20 of 8
hard E10 of 8
E17 of 8
easy E11 of 8
hard HVS0 of 8
HVS0 of 8
easy HVS0 of 8
hard 5b0 of 14
5b3 of 14
easy 5b8 of 14
hard 5a0 of 14
5a3 of 14
easy 5a0 of 14
hard 4c0 of 14
4c0 of 14
easy 4c0 of 14
3 Stars4 of 13
2 Stars5 of 13
1 Star3 of 13
0 Stars1 of 13
Bag of .....0 of 13
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent

Lead
Followed
Alt Leads
Unknown
Climbed
Clean O/S
Clean rpt