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Ritornel* HVS 5a

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14m. Climb the crack then move up and right to the arete. © ROCKFAX
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dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/13 with scotth

LJC - Lead - 15/Nov/13 with Theo

Not sure the difference between this and lucky Strike
simon1965 - Lead - 27/Sep/13

ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

alastairbegley - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with David West

marsden.d.paul - 2nd - 08/Dec/12

The crux is 5c for me, a very shortie; probably 5b for the people with average reach, as Simon found. I didn't expect skyhook and slider-nut were of some use. E1 5b/5c.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Simon P

Lead this when I couldnt work out the finishing moves to lucky strike, have a vague feeling I may have seconded this in the past.
deacondeacon - Lead - 26/Oct/12

Nice little route but too hard for both the HVS and the 5a in the guide. Lots of unlikely and good moves packed in to this one.
martroberts - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12

Tricky little number.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with W. Morgan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

jwpil - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Deacon

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/12 with Mark

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/12

Falko - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Al W.

pmurdy - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Arthur B

Keith kept falling of following!
andybirtwistle - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11

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

Took me quite a while on the resting ledge to work this one out. Good route
chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with steve tree

Hidden - Solo dnf - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 02/Oct/10

Sgt. Vest - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/10 with chris moor

Enjoyable route if not a little airy at times
chrisbussell - Lead - 24/Aug/10 with Jonny Wing

Tried to finish on this having failed on Cleft Wall Rt 2 - bad idea with tired fingers!!
JohnHutch - Lead dnf - 28/May/10 with L

slacky - 2nd O/S - 25/May/10 with Chris Saunders

5a if you're tall, but surely 5b otherwise
JohnHutch - TR - 21/May/10 with HC, Nik H, SC, L

buxtoncoffeelover - TR - 21/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/10

Got a bit confused and decided to traverse the route a bit lower than I should have been (thought it was a little tricky, managed it tho), was a bit late in the day unfortunately thou at least one knows where to go for next time.
skittles - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/10

simonp - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Annelies Sarrazyn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/09

Kirill - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Alex Cowan

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Mar/09

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Neil Mackie

koopa - 2009

Good. Delicate. Top wd be unprotected, but crux cd be reasonably safe.
JohnHutch - TR - 24/Jun/08 with L

stuartberg - TR O/S - 01/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/08

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

how hard is this route at its grade? Although I was climbing pretty poorly.
sasmojo - Lead dnf - 18/Mar/07 with Graham Westbrook

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/07

Hidden - 2006

desperate.
Stig - Lead dog - 02/May/04 with Jonathan Teale

cem - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/03 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - 2002

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 15/Oct/94 with Julian Cooper

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - May/93 with Dave Gurney

Andy Say - Solo - 23/Sep/89

stp - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/89

Hidden - Solo - 07/Jun/80

Mark Kemball - Solo - 24/May/80

Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard E10 of 13
E10 of 13
easy E110 of 13
hard HVS1 of 13
HVS2 of 13
easy HVS0 of 13
hard VS0 of 13
VS0 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard 5b0 of 13
5b0 of 13
easy 5b12 of 13
hard 5a0 of 13
5a1 of 13
easy 5a0 of 13
hard 4c0 of 13
4c0 of 13
easy 4c0 of 13
3 Stars0 of 11
2 Stars6 of 11
1 Star5 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 52 (11.5%)
Lead29 of 52 (55.8%)
Followed10 of 52 (19.2%)
Toproped4 of 52 (7.7%)
Unknown3 of 52 (5.8%)

'Climbed'19 of 52 (36.5%)
clean O/S27 of 52 (51.9%)
dogged2 of 52 (3.8%)
dnf4 of 52 (7.7%)