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Oriole** E3 6a

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[Abbing off Oriole under angry skies, 2 kb]Start up Phoenix but pass the overhang to the L and continue deviously up the steep wall above, eventually bearing R to finish on the arete.

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Great Wall Climbs of the UK.

Photo: Abbing off Oriole under angry skies © PeakDJ
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This climb is in 35 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Ed Booth - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Adam Booth

Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Ed Booth

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with alice thompson

Alice Thompson - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Dan Gibson

Nice climb.
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Darren McMaster

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Sophie

Hidden - Lead - 25/Aug/11

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Felix Coxwell

heather rogers - 2nd dog - 23/Jul/11 with Dan Barbour, Felix

feilx - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/11 with Heather, Dan Barbour

One superb long pitch. Very good.
Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/11 with KM

Absolutely stellar route. Bloody loved it. Can do in 1 pitch no problem.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Steve Ramsden

on al's gear. Good route, found entering the groove low down the hardest bit. Felt about 3 grades easier than astromoth
Ram MkiV - Lead β - 31/May/11 with Al

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Sophie Whyte

soph - 2nd - Aug/10 with Toby Dunn

barni - AltLd - 29/May/09 with Oli

alaan - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Mat and Grant

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Alaan and Grante

GrantB - 2nd - 27/Sep/08 with Matt and Al

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 20/Sep/08 with Nige

nige - Lead - 20/Sep/08 with richard kirby

Brown - 2nd β - 14/Sep/08 with Henry

Good climb, but probably more like E3 5c. The hardest move is actually at the start, shared with the E2 Phoenix!
Tim M - Lead - 01/Jun/08 with Emma

climbergg - 2nd - 01/Jun/08 with cheesesarnie

Wimped out of the Phoenix traverse!F6c
ian caton - Lead O/S - May/08 with Abi

tough start and hard move over roof (pulled on peg)
Tom Phillips - 2nd dog - 19/Oct/07 with fiend

Roget - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/97 with jon

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/96 with brian jones

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jul/95

Hidden - 2nd β - 22/May/88

It was given E4 in them days but we thought E3 was about right.
Ian Jones - 2nd O/S - Jul/83 with Julian Taylor

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Total votes cast 28
hard E40 of 9
E40 of 9
easy E40 of 9
hard E34 of 9
E35 of 9
easy E30 of 9
hard E20 of 9
E20 of 9
easy E20 of 9
hard 6b0 of 10
6b0 of 10
easy 6b0 of 10
hard 6a1 of 10
6a1 of 10
easy 6a1 of 10
hard 5c7 of 10
5c0 of 10
easy 5c0 of 10
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Style of ascent

Lead16 of 35 (45.7%)
Followed16 of 35 (45.7%)
Alt Leads1 of 35 (2.9%)
Unknown2 of 35 (5.7%)

'Climbed'11 of 35 (31.4%)
clean O/S19 of 35 (54.3%)
clean β3 of 35 (8.6%)
dogged2 of 35 (5.7%)