Night of the Comic Dead E1 5a
18m. With a new lease of life, the route gives enjoyable stress-free climbing with consistent good protection. Start up the left side of the rib (small wire) and step across onto a ledge and a welcoming vertical nut slot ('hexs' useful). Climb the rib past two bolt runners to a slabby section (small wires) and the top of a projecting diamond-shaped block (bolt out on the left). From the niche above (hidden old peg), reach leftwards over the remaining bulge to another old peg (and good 1.5 + 2 cams) before traversing out left and stepping up onto a short slab. Finish past a final redundant peg to a shared double ring abseil station immediately above on the apex of the rib. Originally E1 5a. Re-cleaned and re-equipped, with two extra bolts added in 2012.
G A Jenkin, M Ward 4/3/1989 04/Mar/1989
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This climb is in 39 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/14 with George Frisby

just one more - Lead - 08/Sep/14 with Max B

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/14 with Jess Broadhurst

Now HVS and pretty good
guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Tim

Flyswatter100 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Guy

pheotleyr - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/14 with Jana

hms - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/14 with Andy

steve phillips - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Al Randall

evhall - Lead rpt - 11/Jan/14 with jerzy

evhall - Lead rpt - 24/Dec/13 with Jon, goat

Good lead by Alan
Cheese Monkey - 2nd rpt - 27/Sep/13 with Alan

wurzelinzummerset - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/13 with Ben

just one more - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13 with john smith

tp45597 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with niels

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

Felt more like a sport route, at least it did when I'd clipped the first bolt.
1poundSOCKS - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/13

Slightly harder and slightly better than I remembered.
pheotleyr - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/13 with Nicky, Chris

not sure why people are reckoning it's a sport route - I had 1 rusty peg, 2 bolts, 4 wires and a cam. Agree that it isn't loose though.
hms - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/13 with kate, Jenny

Jenny Seaborne - Lead β - 11/Jul/13

Spooky in the rain
Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13

The Pylon King - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/13 with Stanners

Really nice climbing and really safe now with new bolts.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13 with Mark Davis

Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 30/May/13 with Peter

Chazwoz - Lead O/S - 29/May/13 with Merlin March

Pretty much a sport route and comes in at HVS now I think. Lead on pre placed gear and quickdraws.
squicky - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with Peter

quite nice, feels more like an F5 sport route rather than (soft) HVS. Pastiche is so much better though.
pheotleyr - Lead RP - 12/May/13 with Iggy, James

a decent climb in its hybrid state. nothing special but fun enough.
James S - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with iggy, peter

clams - Lead - May/13 with Chaz

BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Tom

Didn't seem loose at all...mostly bolted and not a bad climb. Seemed pretty soft at HVS...
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Becca

Nasty - leader knocked off several bits including a large-ish block. Seconded gingerly - won't be back! Scary loose choss in too many places.
Phil Murray - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/13 with Ian Law

A nice mixed trad/sport route - HVS seems about right
evhall - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/13 with colin

crimpylewis - 2nd - 24/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/12

Thoughtful climbing.
KRB - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/05 with Chris & Martin

Hidden - 2001

Ooh. Scary.
AndySL - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/93 with Mark

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Voting
Total votes cast 25
hard E20 of 11
E20 of 11
easy E21 of 11
hard E10 of 11
E10 of 11
easy E11 of 11
hard HVS1 of 11
HVS3 of 11
easy HVS5 of 11
hard 5b0 of 8
5b0 of 8
easy 5b0 of 8
hard 5a0 of 8
5a5 of 8
easy 5a3 of 8
hard 4c0 of 8
4c0 of 8
easy 4c0 of 8
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