Ordinary Route*** E5 6a
[Fading light on the 3rd Pitch of Ordinary Route, Gogarth., 2 kb]5 pitches. Supercedes Positron with a more satisfying line. Arguably the best E5 on the Main Cliff.

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Photo: Fading light on the 3rd Pitch of Ordinary Route, Gogarth. © richard kirby
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This climb is in 26 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Amazing! led pitch 2 (positron head wall) and pitch 4 which ended up being the top of citadel into cordon bleu as Michaela belayed in the wrong place and then it started raining so buzzed it to the top ASAP. Really good route p1 has some really tough sections and obviously p2 is amazing. P3 covers some great ground. Done in amazing day hit leaving Sheffield at 9am and getting back for a pint at the Union at 10:30 having stopped for fish and chips on the way home. Not even the lottery can buy you that!
Duncan Campbell - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/15 with Michaela "the champ" Tracy

soph - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/15 with John Crook

P1,P2. Long route but takes in some really good climbing.
NDD - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/15 with tony stone

LRob - AltLd O/S - 04/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/May/13

Dave Parton - Lead O/S - 2013 with Adam Ellwood

Full day adventure! Led 1, 3, 4. First 3 pitches all hard and on good rock. P4 looked horribly loose and a bit dangerous so finished up Tet Offensive.
Luke Brooks - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/12 with Glyn Hudson

Tried to move left too soon at end of Positron pitch, got pumped and rested on gear. Whole route was an epic adventure!
Glyn - AltLd dog - 28/Mar/12 with Luke

Led pitches 2 and 4
Boy - Lead - 07/Aug/11 with Ed Brown

No peg at belay on pitch 2. Move down another metre and use spikes.
edinbed - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/11

Led P1 & P3. 3 solid pitches. Pitch 1 is a bit airy on the crux, I found this pitch the hardest. Pitch 3 is steep and pumpy, also unless you have climbed citadel, mammoth etc before, it is difficult to know where to go. (especially without a guide!)Belay on sloping ledge at some obvious threads in a cavelet. Jake found P3 the hardest. Epic and amazing.
Alex Mason - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/11 with Jake

Pitches 2 and 4. Great first route at Gogarth! Forgot to place much gear on the Positron pitch...
jacobjacob - AltLd O/S - 31/May/11

Adam Lincoln - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Mick Lovatt

dan gibson - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/10 with nick bullock

TomPR - Lead - 25/May/10

Al Evans - 2008

Led pitch 1 and 3. A good day!! Excellent conditions.The Route - longer than expected, pitch 3 - harder than expected. Positions - beyond expectations. Finished - a lot later than expected!
Rich Kirby - AltLd - 06/Jun/07 with Craig Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005

Great route
Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 13/Apr/02 with Chris Barnes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/98

had already led positron
Roget - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/97 with jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

Karin got the short straw and led the last pitch.
Steve Crowe - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/93 with KM

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1993

Mike Owen - 15/Jun/85 with Simon King

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Tom Livingstone, Chad123, Mike Goldthorp, barni, Ian Jones, datoon, nicholas Barrowclough

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