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Vibram Wall** HVS 5a

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Sustained and well protected climbing up the thin crack that splits the wall right of the chimney. Originally pegged. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 106 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 05/Oct/13

Rested on gear...knackered from attempt on The Stoic!
MikeLell - Lead - 28/Sep/13 with Ben

MikeLell - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

blackreaver - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Ben M

Hidden - 2nd - May/13

stix - Lead O/S - 2013

Very nice engaging climbing, just a shame its so short.
hobblingfool - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Bex, Bethan

BethanWhite - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Bex, Rob

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12

David Stevens - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Anders Convery

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Victoria Shelmerdine, Piotr Bamberski

Tricky start takes a while to work out hands and feet.
Viki - 2nd RP - 12/Aug/12 with Adrian Wilson

ranga - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

Very nice route indeed
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Jon, liv_the_div

Jonny M - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Barry McRobb

MDowson - 2nd - 24/May/12 with Jonathon Powell

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Mar/12

petegunn - Lead - 29/Mar/12 with Davina

cballard - 2012

nice moves
David Bulley - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11 with Andy Chisholm

Adamski1986 - 2nd RP - 14/Aug/11 with J Prescott

JonnoP - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Adamski1986

Feet let go but the fingers held on!
sarah hawker - TR O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Shunt

jonny taylor - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/11 with Andy B

ablackett - 2nd - 10/Jul/11 with Jonny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/11

barni - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/11 with Bob

Chris wilson - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Jon B

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jul/11

markquest - 19/Jun/11 with alison williams

petegunn - Lead - 02/Jun/11 with Davina, Owain

owain-1978 - 2nd - 02/Jun/11 with Pete, davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11

chris smith - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

wet
Peter Holder - Lead O/S - 06/May/11 with jamieconnolly

AndrewShanks - 2nd dog - 09/Apr/11 with Lucian Peterca

rick cawthra - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Anna

mastiffmat - 27/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/10

Nice route. Not as fingery as expected.
Richard Alderton - 2nd - 15/Jun/10 with Roger

clarky - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with jim stanton

odox - 2nd - 05/Jun/10 with Tom Pitchforth

jimstanton - 2nd - 05/Jun/10 with Rob

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/10

jonny taylor - 2nd - 20/May/10 with Alasdair

arrang - Solo rpt - 2010

stukent - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Duncan Carr

j0shwyatt000 - Lead dog - 26/Sep/09

felt very easy for HVS - safe as houses with nice thin face and crack climbing
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Christine Hall

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Janey Kennedy

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jul/09

Trevera - 2nd - 02/Jul/09 with Peter Bamberski

Liam Martin - 2nd - 23/Jun/09 with Mal

Daniel Sutherland - TR rpt - 23/Jun/09 with Mal

Daniel Sutherland - Lead dog - 31/May/09 with wendy and Kirsty

kirstyrichardson - TR dog - 31/May/09 with Daniel Sutherland

Klingon - 2nd - 31/May/09 with Phil & Lucy

oliwarlow - Lead - 27/May/09 with Polly

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/09

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 23/May/09 with Pippa Froggatt

robinsi197 - 2nd - 06/May/09 with Nick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

A superb little climb with perfect gear.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Claire Newlands

superb
iceicebaby - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with Sam Wood

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09 with -

Fergus Cuthill - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Robert Taylor

Roberttaylor - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Fergus Cuthill

burto - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/09

ferdia - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Andy

jonnie3430 - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/09 with John and Jason

steviewindsurf - 2009

KragKing - 2nd - 2009

SecretSquirrel - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with fiend

HC~R - 2nd - 27/Jul/08 with Eagle River

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jul/08

first unclean HVS
Claire S-J - Lead - Jul/08

missed the jug! quick down climb followed by chocolate = sorted
Gandy - Lead RP - Jul/08

couldn't see the jug right in front of me.
duzinga - Lead dog - 31/May/08 with Helen and Chuck

A surprisingly delicate start - this is not your normal crack climb
jonny taylor - Lead O/S - 21/May/08 with Jen

bugger me..
alberttcone - 2nd dog - 21/May/08 with Jonny T

Hidden - Lead dnf - 14/May/08

Christopher Williamson - 11/May/08

odox - 2008

jonka - Lead - Oct/07 with sean

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Lindsay

andyandy - Lead - 08/Sep/07 with Ben

chris2451 - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/07 with David Brigham

dj_brigham05 - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/07 with Chris Thain

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/07

Laura Hamlet - 03/Jun/07 with Birty

Laura Hamlet - 2nd - 03/Jun/07 with Birty

Laura Hamlet - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/07 with Birty

john irving - 2007

Reminder to self - don't do a HVS as your first route of the night :)
Sam Judson - TR O/S - 19/Jul/06 with Steve Orrell

Christopher Williamson - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with Matt Sleightholme

smollett - Lead O/S - May/05

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/99

JiveWeasel - Lead - May/95 with Andy B

akamini - Lead - May/94

malc - 2nd - 21/Mar/93

Roget - Lead O/S - Aug/89 with chris jones, jim

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 14/May/83

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1980

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Voting
Total votes cast 76
hard E10 of 26
E10 of 26
easy E10 of 26
hard HVS2 of 26
HVS21 of 26
easy HVS3 of 26
hard VS0 of 26
VS0 of 26
easy VS0 of 26
hard 5b0 of 25
5b0 of 25
easy 5b0 of 25
hard 5a3 of 25
5a22 of 25
easy 5a0 of 25
hard 4c0 of 25
4c0 of 25
easy 4c0 of 25
3 Stars14 of 25
2 Stars10 of 25
1 Star1 of 25
0 Stars0 of 25
Bag of .....0 of 25
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 106 (4.7%)
Lead52 of 106 (49.1%)
Followed37 of 106 (34.9%)
Toproped4 of 106 (3.8%)
Unknown8 of 106 (7.5%)

'Climbed'47 of 106 (44.3%)
clean O/S44 of 106 (41.5%)
clean rpt5 of 106 (4.7%)
clean RP3 of 106 (2.8%)
dogged6 of 106 (5.7%)
dnf1 of 106 (0.9%)