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thane** E1 5b

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[Thane, 4 kb]An intimidating line which gains the hanging corner in the centre of the cliff. Start on the huge boulder that rests against the base of the right-hand side of the crag. 42m. Climb up the quartz-flecked wall to a small overlap, and just beyond a left-trending groove line. Move left to steep rock below the corner. Climb through the steep rock just left of the corner then move into the corner and climb it to the top. © ROCKFAX
Another excellent long Kenidjack route taking a fairly direct line up to the right corner of the main face. Start on the huge boulder and trend rightwards to pull over the end of the narrow overhang at around 8m. Continue up the groove system and than a slab above until a pull over the overhang can be made near its left hand side. Step rightwards into the corner and ascend that to the top by some absorbing moves.
P R Littlejohn, S B Jones 31/Mar/1974

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This climb is in 66 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14

tash - 2nd - 27/Jul/14 with ali k

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/14

Another wonderful route, lots going on.
oddtoast - 2nd - 10/Jul/14 with Gav

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

JonHarvey - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/14 with Jay Jackson, Jayne Bulbeck

Brilliant. Felt a bit scary at times but very satisfying.
Binder - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Spike R, Tim C

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2014

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/13

mutt - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/13

Good, varied route. A bit run out for a few metres in the corner. With Viktor from Sweden on the BMC international meet. Also seconded Viktor up Saxon and Rock Dancer - also good routes. The crag was fairly wet when we turned up but soon mostly dried out. It stayed dry while people at Bosigran got a thorough soaking! However it was dry over there by the time we got on Desolation Row at 5pm.
Misha - Lead O/S - 16/May/13 with Viktor

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Sep/12

s.c.white - 08/Sep/12 with stuart inchely

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with simon white

Nick Wallis - Lead - Sep/12 with Martin Cooper

Bex_M - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/12 with Duncan Dunbar

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

cem - 2nd rpt - 06/Apr/12 with Graham Dolman

bold going up the corner
Dave Rumney - Lead - 31/Mar/12 with Tanya Milner

Master Chief - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/12 with John Spear

Spearos - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/12 with Master Chief

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

Ace route. Small gear useful
andybenham - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with paul abram

gowla - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11 with will kumar

Dave Heaton - 2nd - 16/Sep/11 with Martin Cathrow

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Roy Thomas

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Graham Charman

Graham C - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Marti

My first E1! Felt harder than Rock Dancer, and less gear further up. Took me quite a while to get up it, but it was worth it. Well chuffed. Really nice hard climbing (for me) too.
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Phil, Paul

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/11

philmcf - 2nd O/S - Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/11

Cornish Cenotaph Corner. Pleasant climb, though the gear was a bit sparse.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Jo B, Doug S

Nel Tindale - 2nd β - 28/Aug/10 with Jim Jarvis

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Aug/10

gripped01 - Lead - Aug/10 with Nel Tindale

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/09

datoon - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/09 with S

KRB - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/07 with Martin Bridges

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/07

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Sinbad

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 17/Apr/06 with Steve Gray

Bern - 2006

cem - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/04 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Lead rpt - Apr/04

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/03

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/01

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/01 with Viv

Roget - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/99 with jim

Hidden - 2nd - 1998

Hidden - 29/Mar/97

GAtkins - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/94 with Andy Russell

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/90

Neil R - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/86 with Sharon

Campbell42 - Lead O/S - Aug/84 with Eric Marsden

Was HVS at the time, remembe rit being sparsely but well protected. E1 right grade
neilh - Lead O/S - 02/May/82 with dave croker

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, johnpr, Dilwat, Ian Jones, Ropeboy, Hidden, The Pylon King

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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 66 (1.5%)
Lead34 of 66 (51.5%)
Followed26 of 66 (39.4%)
Unknown5 of 66 (7.6%)

'Climbed'23 of 66 (34.8%)
clean O/S38 of 66 (57.6%)
clean β1 of 66 (1.5%)
clean rpt4 of 66 (6.1%)