Usher's Dilemma* HS 4a

Rockfax Description
A bolder and harder variation on Africa Rib. Start to the right of the boulder Africa Rib starts at, below a slab.
1) 14m. Move up the slab to a sentry box and then head up to the rowan tree stance on Africa Rib.
2) 4a, 30m. Move right and gain the white slab on the left. Follow this up to a block on Africa Rib. Move right and then up to the overhangs on Asahel and climb over and up to the ledge and block belay.
3) 7m. As for Africa Rib. © ROCKFAX


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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

chris nutman - Lead O/S - Oct/14 with Hannah Hupfeld

Lead pitch 1 as alternative route after second failed to get started on pitch 1 of Africa rib ! HS pitch much easier than the VDiff !!
Ron Rees Davies - AltLd dnf - 16/Sep/14

Jon led in one pitch.
runwildjohn - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Jon Gibbons, Mike Silver

stonemikey - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Jon Gibbins, John Horton

JDG2428 - Lead - 16/Aug/14 with Mike Silver, John Horton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/14

C3 - AltLd - 15/Aug/14 with Sarah Johnson

thelightside - 2nd - 05/May/14

JulianB - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Rich Barnes, Andrew Gilmartin

LRob - Lead O/S - 2014

JasonV - Lead - 27/Jul/13 with Alun, Mart

Joshthomas - AltLd - 25/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/13

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jul/11

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 26/Jun/11 with Cath Sullivan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/11

One big lead, fun
Rob Evans - Lead - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Led P1 and P3
groovy_nut - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Ritchie

Did P2, climbing easy on small pocket but gear placements hard to find, guess that's why it's HS.
ritchierich - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with groovy_nut

richorme - AltLd O/S - 24/May/09 with Bill Watson

mje1398 - AltLd - 24/May/09 with John M

SGD - Lead - 23/Feb/09 with Carol Umarova

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/08

Rog Wilko - AltLd - 13/Sep/08 with Debbie Wilkinson

fizzychewitt - AltLd - 27/Jul/08 with Jayne

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 27/Jul/08

First pitch only, followed on to Africa Rib
Marq - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/08 with Colin Angus

Rog Wilko - AltLd - 11/Feb/08 with Matt Gordon

King Smudger - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/07 with James Dexter

sgl0jd - 29/Sep/07 with King Smudger

fran04 - AltLd - 2007

Pitch 1 & 3.
D Berry - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/04 with Claire Berry

Pitches 1 & 3.
D Berry - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/04 with Claire Berry

Mark Collins - AltLd O/S - 07/Dec/02 with Ian Nightingale

2,3
Mark Collins - AltLd O/S - 06/Oct/02 with Ian Nightingale, Andrew Eakins

mikej - AltLd - 16/Sep/02 with Mike Byles

MartinN - 2nd O/S - 15/May/99

Iain Thow - Lead - 20/Mar/99 with Paul Whatley

1st pitch
auld al - Solo O/S - May/94

timreynolds - 2nd - 25/Sep/90 with Andy Phillips

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/90

angry pirate - Lead - 1989

nigehughes - Lead - Sep/83 with Al McGregor

Mike Owen - Sep/75 with John Roberts

gwedgwood - Solo - 1975

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