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Windowsill HS 4a

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Climb into a chimney
T Patey Apr/1958
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This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Think description should read for aspiring "troglodytes and deviants". I must be one of these as I found it great fun. Its easy once in the cleft but hard to get there without getting stuck! I managed to traverse in from the right from windowslit (on 3rd attempt)but my 2nd couldn't. Need to get as high as poss before traversing; helmet got stuck so I had to remove it to turn my head round!
nickdonohue - Lead - 22/Nov/13 with Mark McCarthy

NaCl - 2nd O/S - 2013

Tried many times got to the entrance to window slit. placed small hex and a cam. Then tried to go left above onto the nose looked very thin for your hands. Got to be 6b+ without the tree
mike hooper - Lead dnf - 01/Dec/12 with jobey martin

Almost impossible without the long gone tree. Needs reclimbing [by someone better than me] and regrading. Tried sidling in from Windowslit but my hips are too big!
Cheese Monkey - Lead dnf - 21/Nov/12 with Goss

nopants - Lead - 24/Oct/12 with Adrian

p2-melhuish - Lead - Oct/11

long time ago now, seem to remember small holds but nice climb
Mule.88 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Owen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/11

Julia belayed and I stripped the gear afterwards. More caving than climbing...
Neil Rigiani - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with Julia Wherrell

horrible climb, horrible location and horrible outcome. got RB wrong and dropped dad, then a second time rope stretched and he whacked his left hand on a ledge. bad bruising, swearing and a Rap soon followed.
Aaron Phillips - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with my dad

The tree no longer exists. Tried to approach from the right but got wedged trying to move to the outside of the crack. It might be possible to combine windowSlit with this, but not a prospect I fancy.
rockferret - Lead dnf - 22/Jul/09 with Pedro and Tony

nutcracker - Solo O/S - Apr/08

climberguy - AltLd - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/06

CraigMac1 - 2006

saintlade - Lead O/S - Jun/04 with Lewis Ford

Hidden - Lead - 2003

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Gareth - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/00 with Andrew

colin milton - Lead - 11/Sep/93 with eric milton

daviesdan - Lead - 1989

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/86

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/83

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 23 (8.7%)
Lead16 of 23 (69.6%)
Followed3 of 23 (13.0%)
Alt Leads1 of 23 (4.3%)
Unknown1 of 23 (4.3%)

'Climbed'9 of 23 (39.1%)
clean O/S11 of 23 (47.8%)
dnf3 of 23 (13.0%)