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Artificial Route*** VS 4c

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[Almost to the top, 2 kb]Bizarre in the extreme but oddly enjoyable too. Follow the chipped ladder to the top left edge of the face then exit round to the left via the well hidden final chipped holds. Photo opposite. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, The 3 star way to yorkshire gritstone's heaven.

Photo: Almost to the top © grubes
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This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Nez - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13

No gear, neither of us fancied soloing it so we top roped it. Well worth while!
ayuplass - TR O/S - 08/Sep/12 with miles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11

A little green and a little damp. An odd route.
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Andy

aspy - 2nd - Jul/11

despite the chips - a cool position. Holds get better when you get worried! great exposure
Mattyk - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/11 with on my own

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 19/May/11 with bwestwood

really enjoyed the exposure!
bwestwood - Lead O/S - 18/May/11

bigbirdflying - Lead - 12/Apr/11 with chris edmondson

monkeyman79 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with Phil Hawkes

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Dirk Uhlig - Solo O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/10

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

monkeyman79 - 2nd O/S - 07/May/10 with Mark Pitt

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Ian Fenton - Lead - 2010

Bold, but good chipped holds. Rope knots got annoyingly stuck pulling over to the top!
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Luke, Dreadlocks Chris

grubes - 2nd - 17/Oct/09 with Alex, Chris

willworkforfoodjnr - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Alex Thompson, grubes

Hidden - 27/Aug/09

All i can say is SLIMY!!!!!!
peewee2008 - TR O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Sam Bainbridge

Bainbridge - TR O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Peter Wilkinson

JSA - Lead - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

joe larner - TR - 05/Jun/08 with Bruce, Beth and Simon

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/May/08

Great route. Not quite sure how i haven't got round to doing it before.
joe larner - Lead O/S - 07/May/08 with Jan, Kris and Anna

tom.t. - 2008

pudding - 2nd O/S - May/04

Brown - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/04 with Laurence King

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Aug/02 with Laura

Roget - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/02

Had to be rescued 1/2 way up. No gear, couldn't downclimb!
Phil West - Lead dnf - 21/Jul/01 with David Atherton

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 12/May/00 with Drew

Hidden - 2nd - 1999

Trobbo - Lead - 08/Sep/96 with john blower

rob.grafton - 2nd - 05/Jul/94 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead - 1994

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/92

whispering nic - Solo O/S - Nov/90

rob.grafton - Solo - 08/Jul/90 with Bruce

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 25/Sep/88

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/87 with David

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/86 with Mark Gray

Derek Ryden - Solo O/S - 1985 with Glynne Andrew

mikej - TR - 15/Aug/71 with E

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/70

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
sting, Griff, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, robman, Bainbridge, topsafari, davek

Voting
Total votes cast 15
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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 48 (14.6%)
Lead23 of 48 (47.9%)
Followed9 of 48 (18.8%)
Toproped5 of 48 (10.4%)
Unknown4 of 48 (8.3%)

'Climbed'19 of 48 (39.6%)
clean O/S27 of 48 (56.2%)
clean rpt1 of 48 (2.1%)
dnf1 of 48 (2.1%)