Ecliptic E1 5b
2 pitches. 5a,5b. The top pitch starts strenuously up a little capped corner to a resting ledge and dubious peg. A neat little sequence of moves left lead to the base of a shallow groove and hand crack. Arrange good gear here and commit to the bulge above.
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Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Oct/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/14

bpmclimb - AltLd rpt - 13/Sep/14 with Tom P

In the rain...
alastairbegley - 2nd rpt - 16/Jul/14 with Andrew Twemlow

twem - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/14 with Alastair

Fred_Richard - Lead - 25/May/14 with Andy Main

1st pitch. Surprisingly interesting first pitch and a fun second.
chris687 - AltLd O/S - 19/May/14 with james matthews

Pitch 2
jimmatthews - AltLd O/S - 19/May/14 with Chris Andrews

Used some holds on left when going through bulge..
evhall - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with David, Cutts

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Debbie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14

markfromstoke - 2nd - 30/Mar/14 with Ian

ian d f - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd β - 08/Mar/14

Gareth T - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/13 with Amber

Amber Chaloner - 2nd dog - 13/Jul/13 with Gareth Thomas

Top rope solo. Repeat of my first e1 lead. Felt that the crux is right at the top. Possibly due to the vegetation. Climbed 2nd pitch first. 1st pitch second. Missed a crucial grip on first pitch and found it really hard! 1st pitch vegetated.
JamesColeman - TR rpt - 11/Jul/13

Anoetic - 10/Jul/13

Gareth T - Lead dog - 10/Jul/13 with Paul

alastairbegley - 2nd rpt - 30/Apr/13 with Neil Morbey

In one pitch.
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with A.Rosier

ianto - 2013

Hidden - 2013

hms - Lead rpt - 19/Oct/12 with AJM

I lead P1, Ollie didn't fancy the second pitch
Gibbo - 2nd - 07/Sep/12 with Ollie Keynes

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/12

Nice first climb for the day. I was spooked by a bird flying out of a crack a good 3 or 4 metres above my last gear. This kept the feeling of boldness. A nice climb. Some Hawthorne nonsense on the first pitch.
puppythedog - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12 with Julia

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Jul/12

First E1 :)
alastairbegley - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/12

MikeLell - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Dave

Ran the two pitches together
will_benfold - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Caroline Culwick

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/12

committing finish
jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with Geoff Pyatt

Pete Rigby - AltLd - 11/Mar/12 with Merlin March

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/11

BethM - 2nd β - 01/Sep/11 with Dan

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with BethM

Surprisingly tricky first pitch, interesting second pitch but my fingers were done for by then.
localboy - 2nd dog - 30/Aug/11 with Simon C, Simon F

Led easier first pitch.
leigh - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Jade

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 13/Oct/10 with Helen S

hms - 2nd β - 13/Oct/10 with Brian

Bit too steep for a warm up
Sam W - Lead - 18/Sep/10 with Dave Frost

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/10

Caspar - Lead - 22/Aug/10 with Will Attridge

Lead 1st pitch
gb05 - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/10 with James Matthews

jimmatthews - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Gareth Brading

first e1, lots of vegetation 1st pitch hence felt like 5a. 2nd pitch committing on groove but worthwhile.
saz_b - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with Sara

tobydunford - AltLd O/S - 03/May/10 with James

Phil PBC - 2010

Rested on gear on crux of both pitches.
JamesColeman - Lead dog - Sep/09 with Alan

JimR - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/09

Lead 2nd pitch
gdb4060 - AltLd - 12/May/09 with Paul Wood

Climbed in 2 pitches, leading both
dave657 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Mike and Sarah

Caspar - 2nd - 28/Sep/08 with Mikeski

Matt Tranter - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/08

The Pylon King - 2nd rpt - 23/Jul/08 with Fiend

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/08 with Roger

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/08 with Beesley

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/08 with Clare

mike kann - 2008 with Rob Scheicl

Circus - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/07 with Loz

Dr Caterpillar - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/07 with Adam

Stefan Kruger - Lead rpt - 29/Aug/05 with Sarah Porter

A fantastic effort from Sarah, and her first Wintour's E1
Stefan Kruger - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/05 with Sarah Porter

Nice and steady, and not at all bold and loose, as suggested by the guide book writeup.
Stefan Kruger - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/05 with Paul Wood

markysums - Lead - 2003

mikej - 2nd - 15/Aug/02 with Bill Turner

OMSKB - Lead - Mar/93

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/90

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