Derek, the Flightless Hedgehog HVS 5a
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This climb is in 66 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

mattsnow - TR O/S - 03/Oct/15

mattsnow - TR O/S - 05/Sep/15

John Higgs - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/15

Club top roping session: First route of the day and didn't feel up to the pull over the bulge so went right to get around then came back to centre. Wouldn't call my route 5a mind.
wilsers - TR O/S - 25/Jul/15 with Dave Woolsey, Stu Bardsley

modelmakerman - TR - 25/Jul/15 with Stu Bardsley, Andy Wilson

redhead_climber - TR - 25/Jul/15

pftom - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/15 with Les Longworth

Rebecca_h - TR - 07/Mar/15 with Mat Naylor

pad-rat - Lead - 29/Jul/14 with Martin jones

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/14 with Toby

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/14

Wet day
mattprince - TR - 07/Apr/14 with Nathan Reardon

DARREN HICKS - TR β - 10/Aug/13 with Graham 'Chips' Flisher

Hidden - TR - 30/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

Hidden - 12/May/13

Top rope solo. Rested at crux
JamesColeman - TR dog - 22/Apr/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 10/Apr/13

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12 with pete redfern

monsteratt - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Nick Whimster, Andrew Abraham

nickwhimster - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with monsteratt, Andrew Abraham

Hidden - TR - 30/May/12

Tom Donaldson - 2nd - 24/May/12

SamStokes - Lead rpt - 24/May/12 with Tom Donaldson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/11

Couldn't get out of the cave
petersheppard - TR dnf - 28/Aug/11 with David George, Lee Dunnett

dawesbub - TR O/S - 16/Oct/10

SamStokes - Solo rpt - 22/Aug/10 with Brennen Page

123lilybug1 - 2nd - Jun/10

aldred - Lead O/S - 26/May/10 with peter boniface

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Ben Watts - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Kyle Rance

Kyle Rance - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Ben Watts

Super Si - TR - 05/Sep/09

Hidden - TR - 31/May/09

tractorbachcoch - TR dnf - 10/May/09 with Peter, Teresa

two moves out of the cave and the route is done
chadrads - TR O/S - 10/May/09 with Iwan jones-roberts

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/09

dja - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/09 with Andy Smith

tom169 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/08 with Laura + Hannah

Couldn't get out of the cave.
Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) - TR dnf - 05/Jun/08 with Phil Maher

There was gear but it looked pretty easy!
SamStokes - Solo β - 12/May/08 with Sam Clarke

Clarky10 - Solo β - 12/May/08

Managed to protect the move out of the cave but after much huffing and puffing decided that I just wasn't strong enough to make the move and took the gear out and down climbed. I blame the flu I'm just getting over (not an unreasonable excuse), the fact that I'd forgotten my chalk (maybe not a reasonable excuse but it did have a strange psychological effect on my climbing all evening) and also I think my head just wasn't in gear for solving the move .. I believe all that was going to happen was that I'd pull up onto the face and then proceed to fall off. I just couldn't see the solution clearly enough. Perhaps I should just go for it in situations like these .. but I was conscious that: 1. I didn't want to blow the clean ascent. 2. I didn't want to cheat .. it would have been so easy to bridge onto Cave Wall? (the route to the right). Will come back and have another go when I'm feeling 100%.
Dax - Lead dnf - 01/May/08 with Ward

a tricky move out of the cave
jamesjamesjames - TR O/S - Apr/08 with Dave

jamesjamesjames - TR O/S - 2008

Mark Walter - Lead RP - 07/Oct/07 with Steve Becwith

Hidden - Sep/07

anthonyp - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Ward Linney

the rec - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/07 with Anthony

cherad - Lead O/S - 16/May/07

f.kav - TR - 10/Apr/07

rrrock! - TR - Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd - 2004

Nigel Coe - TR - 21/Apr/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/00

guy xavier percival - Solo - 30/Aug/99

Michael Hood - Lead - 11/Jun/95

Hidden - TR - 03/Jul/94

Hidden - 1994

James Moyle - TR - Jul/90

nai - Lead - 04/Mar/90

Hidden - Solo - 14/Dec/88

Iain Thow - TR - 20/Feb/88 with Phil Moorey

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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