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Fail Safe** E2 5b

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[nic on P1 of the very funky Fail Safe, 3 kb]Not the normal style of climbing, blobs for holds and not much kit. Good cam just before the insitu tat, which doesnt look that good.

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Photo: nic on P1 of the very funky Fail Safe © wolf.leeb
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 79 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Andrew Wilson - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/14 with jon stewart

Al Evans - 2014 with Jim Moran

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/13 with Pete Cresswell

ian caton - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Abi

Led second pitch - second pitch of the Ramp
Abi Chard - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Ian

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/13 with helen gibson

wet and soapy.. tricky finishing moves.
Helen Gibson - 2nd - 25/Jul/13 with dan

jamesturnbull - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13 with will sim

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jun/13

miastacey - Lead O/S - 29/May/13 with Heather Clarke

willoates - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/13 with Luke

Howard Lawledge - 2nd - 07/Jul/12

Led Pitch 2 as shared with the ramp, the step right really is blind! Brilliant route, pitch one is not as juggy as it looks from the deck!
Duncan Campbell - UKC - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/12 with Tom Grant

Steeper then it looks but steady climbing, with a tricky move near the top
Jillybean - 2nd - 24/Jun/12 with Brad

What a pitch! very scary but never hard...but not easy either.
samsimpson - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Tom Doldon

Tom Doldon - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with sam simpson 48

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/12

Dan724 - AltLd O/S - 19/May/12 with Jon Stewart

sam820 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/12 with Murdoch

Owain Llewelyn - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/12 with Doddy

Hidden - 2012

After reversing energy crisis with the intention of stripping both routes on abb! Much harder work than expected involving lots of awkward downclimbing and dangerous traversing.
Alex Mason - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/11 with Laura Perry

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11 with Helen Fawcett

Adam Lincoln - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Mick Lovatt

How good, got to lead this some time. Done in 1 pitch finishing up The Ramp.
ksjs - 2nd O/S - 09/May/11 with Paul S

Hidden - May/11

mr mills - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Elfyn (chang)

wolf.leeb - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with kelly, nic

1st pitch.
mynyddresident - AltLd - 10/Apr/11 with wolf, Kelly

centurion05 - Lead - 01/Mar/11

Owain Llewelyn - 2nd - 01/Mar/11 with Andy

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Rich Kirby - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/10 with Craig Smith

ellis - AltLd O/S - 15/May/10 with Tom Bridgeland

lead first pitch, awesome geology!
Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Dave Warburton

Nice Rock on first pitch. I led Second.
Dave Warburton - AltLd O/S - 02/May/10 with Ewan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

porridgefan - 2nd O/S - 08/Nov/09 with Chris Mclean

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/09

Led second pitch. First is dead funky.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/09 with matt burdekin

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/09

Led P1
Luke Brooks - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/09 with Tom Eagle

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/08

the juicy dangler - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/08 with james marjot

tigertiger - 2008

Al Evans - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

barni - AltLd - 18/Jul/07 with Paul James

nige - Lead - 16/Sep/06 with mark hounslea

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/06

datoon - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with RT

Hidden - AltLd - 27/May/06

Rich Kirby - AltLd O/S - May/06 with Ash

Ian McNeill - 2006

Hidden - 2006

GuyM - Lead - 2006

climbtim - 2nd dog - 29/Apr/05

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/02

sadams - Lead - 28/May/00 with Tom Briggs

Roget - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/99 with jim

Ched - Lead O/S - 1997 with Glanfor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Jul/95

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/May/95

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/92

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/91

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 02/Jul/88 with Bill Williamson

Ian Jones - AltLd O/S - 1983 with Dave Greenald, Billy Jones, Chris Gore, Tom Jones, Paul Stott, 'Flog'

mikej - Lead dnf - 23/Sep/81 with Mike Byles

Mike Owen - 24/Jun/81 with Gaz Healey

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/79

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Apr/77

Only graded HVS at the time. I remember it feeling like the hardest climb I had ever done.
Dave Musgrove - Lead - 12/Sep/70 with Bob Knapton

Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard E30 of 12
E30 of 12
easy E30 of 12
hard E27 of 12
E24 of 12
easy E21 of 12
hard E10 of 12
E10 of 12
easy E10 of 12
hard 5c0 of 13
5c0 of 13
easy 5c0 of 13
hard 5b3 of 13
5b10 of 13
easy 5b0 of 13
hard 5a0 of 13
5a0 of 13
easy 5a0 of 13
3 Stars0 of 12
2 Stars11 of 12
1 Star1 of 12
0 Stars0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 79 (1.3%)
Lead33 of 79 (41.8%)
Followed12 of 79 (15.2%)
Alt Leads18 of 79 (22.8%)
Unknown15 of 79 (19.0%)

'Climbed'37 of 79 (46.8%)
clean O/S36 of 79 (45.6%)
clean rpt4 of 79 (5.1%)
dogged1 of 79 (1.3%)
dnf1 of 79 (1.3%)