The Iron Curtain* VS 4c
[ Shorn Cliff Iron Curtain VS 4c. Approaching the top, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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This climb is in 335 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

gregclarke - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/15 with Brian

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/15 with Greg Clarke

The top is more than suspect and reaches the dangerous end of the spectrum albeit not as dangerous as the neighbouring belay which has a do not climb notice. The tree creaks and the time preparing for the abseil was more scary than any climb I've done. That said, it was a lovely climb.
Amber Chaloner - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/15 with Andrew Pocklington

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jul/15

ali.scott - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/15 with Will A

WillAndrew - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/15 with Ali

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jun/15

crater - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/15 with steve

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 21/Jun/15 with Kirsten

kirsten - Lead - 21/Jun/15 with Alan

Egons Issy - Lead - 14/Jun/15 with Kevin Vans-Colina

With regard to someone's note below, this is standard Shorncliff-tat-around-a-tree that sits on the usual jumble of rock and soil. I don't think anything has changed, and you belay hanging from the tree with your toes on a small ledge. It's a nice route, too.
wurzelinzummerset - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/15 with Tom C

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 30/May/15 with Dave Beynon

The top out here is now dangerous. The boulders at the top don't look like they are being supported very well.
jungle - 23/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/15

Gavdee1 - Lead O/S - 09/May/15 with Claire

benland - TR O/S - 09/May/15 with Moby, Gavin Dee

Lead by Gavdee1
Moby Copperfield - 2nd O/S - 09/May/15 with Gavdee1, benland

Nice climb. No walk off. 1 thuggish move
zimpara - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/15

Not very good. Quite dirty, lots of dirt on the ledges that made is quite hard to hold onto a lot of holds. The top is dreadful.
charlielow - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/15 with Callum Taylor

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/15

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Mar/15

rich H0001 - Lead - 2015

Matt1234 - 2nd rpt - 22/Sep/14

kivell - Lead - 09/Sep/14

APAPAP - 2nd - 31/Aug/14

alaster tonge - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Assad Lahlou

Dave Thompson - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Julie Carroll

Julie Carroll - 2nd - 21/Jul/14 with Dave Thompson

Lovely climbing, definitely worth 2 stars. Low in the grade.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Emily

Was sort of thinking about attempting to lead this, but two moves seemed pretty difficult. Couldn't reach the decent holds from the ledge at about two-thirds height, and there was a tricky bit low down too.
Emily - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Nick

Manchi - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Eu Lee

Will Barber - Lead - 02/Jul/14 with Andy Mccoy

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/14

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/14 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jun/14

AngelaC - Lead - 16/Jun/14 with Jeremy

kleinej - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Gary

garywong - Lead β - 08/Jun/14 with Jason Kleine

poeter210 - 2nd rpt - 07/Jun/14 with martin

smolders - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/14 with Peter Ocampo

matt.jj - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Brian Mead

danieleaston - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Saz

Nice route, holds better than they appear
saz_b - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Dan Easton

Derek Ryden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with Andy Forbes

Rebs - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Rob

tskelhon - 2nd - May/14 with Charlotte

clmacdonald - Lead - May/14 with tskelhon

K Wall - Lead - 18/Apr/14 with Martin

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

Bryan M - Lead - 29/Mar/14

dpsmith - Lead - 16/Mar/14 with jenny

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Mar/14

Pero - Lead - 15/Mar/14

Bryan M - 2nd - 15/Mar/14

mallardhealhook - 2nd - 08/Mar/14

steve phillips - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with jon

poeter210 - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/13 with Byrne, adrian voss

druss - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/13 with Byrne Ghavalas, Peter Ocampo

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/13

HarryB - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with UBMC

Phil Murray - 2nd rpt - 01/Sep/13 with Lynne Williams

Lovely climb
Andy Chubb - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Jim Mulvaney

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/13

steve_gibbs - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Tommy

tommy.henriksson78 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with steve_gibbs

George Frisby - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

mutly - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Mike dc

mikedevcole - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Andy Chubb - Lead - 02/Aug/13 with Nick Gregory

jackdimples1 - Lead - 01/Aug/13

stoneback - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Alan

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 21/Jul/13 with Nick

Hugh Gordon - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Jim Malo

Jim Malo - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Hugh

duzinga - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Omer

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/13

Jim Malo - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

MJAS82 - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/13

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

andycash - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/13 with Ray Sullivan, Ash

MD - 2nd - 08/Jun/13 with Jo

Happy Wanderer - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Mike D

mariannekhoo - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Helen King

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

gripped01 - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with Mark Hill

just one more - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with rich a, john smith

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13

ElvisLeg - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Sally

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - Jun/13 with Xandra

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - Jun/13 with Xandra

Hidden - 2nd - 26/May/13

Binder - 2nd rpt - 18/May/13 with Steve G, Chiz, JT

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/13

cem - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Dan Zhou

Hidden - 2nd - 18/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

Good rock. Bulge below tree is a little intimidating for grade but good holds.
Nigel Magson - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

Not bad
mattgrange - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

fishinwater - Lead - 01/May/13 with Chris W

SGD - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Vicky Holmes

bonelessivar - 2nd - 27/Mar/13 with Alan

Snow falling as I climbed this. A good route with lots of gear and nice sharp-edged holds for cold fingers.
wurzelinzummerset - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/13 with Ric

Excellent lead by Paul , bit damp and bit very damp in places BUT that's no excues for fatty gallacher slipping off !!! I note that a lot of the voting is indicating this is an easy VS !!! those voters must be climbing well into the "E" grades and using this as a warm up !
joe gallacher - 2nd - 17/Feb/13 with Paul Griffiths

Anoetic - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

rhysjones932 - 2013

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

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Sep/12

cjohn62 - Lead - 10/Sep/12 with gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12

Dux - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Andy Smith

11th of 17 routes in 6 hours.
ericinbristol - 2nd rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Johnny S

Matt1234 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

saraguti - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12 with chris

Dave Ing - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Mike (Glos)

MikeLell - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12

Fiona McFarlane - Lead O/S - Aug/12 with Helen Lear

kim.mulji - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12 with Christine Belk

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Claire

pftom - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

fatbuoybazza - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/12 with DavidW, deborah

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/12

matjam - Lead - 23/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/May/12

Tala M - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Matt Thomas

matthomas79 - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12 with Tala M

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 24/May/12 with Andy

Darrell Read - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Adam Gayton

Will Gordon - 2nd O/S - 18/May/12 with Rich Goodbody

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

steve hughes - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Mikael, liv_the_div

Nice
Country_Boy - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Anton

arb89 - 2nd O/S - Apr/12 with Dymph Kelly, Neil Stansbie

first outdoor route of the year, in gorgeous sunshine, happy days!
ripper - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Matt Chap

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

pffft - Lead rpt - 10/Mar/12 with Andrew Bangs

SteWatkins - Mar/12

Tough start!
brew_guru - 2nd O/S - 28/Feb/12 with Neil

markfromstoke - Lead - 26/Feb/12 with Norman

Norman_P_W - 2nd - 26/Feb/12 with Mark Faulkner

Kyle Rance - 2nd O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Ollie Hoffman

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jan/12

richardhopton - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Matt Thombs

pffft - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/11 with Jojo Mills

luke_judd - Lead - 28/Aug/11 with Sarah Smith

Fab!
Phil Murray - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/11 with Liz

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/11

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11 with Simon

kim.mulji - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Ian Cramman

Nice rock and good moves. Mostly straightforward apart from few steeper moves over bulge.
oscaig - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Kim Mulji

will_benfold - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Mary, Cameron

cameron_hall - 2nd β - 30/Jul/11 with Mary Slingo, Will Benfold

2nd VS. Felt pretty comfortable!
mes32 - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

matjam - Lead - 29/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11

Gareth T - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Tim Popplestone

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Beth Frampton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11

WalnutHorse - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

Binder - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Chiz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/11

mandy - 2nd - Jul/11 with helen

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/11

simoncov - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with LJ

simoncov - 2nd - 04/Jun/11 with LJ

MariaT - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with David Walker

David Walker - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Maria

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11

Rich God 3 - Lead - 28/May/11 with Pip

timcedwards - 2nd - 24/May/11 with Andrew Edwards

Fairly steady stuff. Decent route.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Helen B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

scoot - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Rhys Jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11

Nice route - similar to No Musketeers
Yanis Nayu - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Tom

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

Cat Hendrie - Lead O/S - 2011

mwatson - 2011

Tricky start and another hard part towards the top. Nice climb
Kylie - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Monkey

Urgles - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/10 with Rick Sewards

SharonC1604 - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

rd20 - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Gareth H

GarethHall - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Robert Dufton

thomasaneurinsmith - Lead - 05/Aug/10 with Dad

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/10

AndyFunnell - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with Skinny

Good route, though an unnecessarily complicated route description - it could just as easily say "head straight up"!
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Carmen

LJKing - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Lyle Closs

suffolknick - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Rob Patterson

zombie_pat - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Nick

Jacob Ram - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/10 with Colin Johnson

Jacob Ram - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/10 with elisa best

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/10

Phil Murray - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/10 with Tanya

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 19/Jun/10 with R.Horler

sadlerbrett - 2nd rpt - 17/Jun/10 with Paul Begley

Jessie Rushbrooke - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with GF

Jacob Ram - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Sean Mercer

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jun/10

jtree03 - 2nd - 13/Jun/10 with Brother Al

UndeRsoGGycrAg - Lead - 13/Jun/10 with Jo

dean79 - 2nd - 06/Jun/10 with Marc Lloyd

marclloyd77 - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Dean Bucknall

toasted - 2nd - 06/Jun/10 with Heather

very easy climb but enjoyable
stvredmond - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Helen Norris

Easiest vs of the day. But fun climb.
Helnorris - 2nd - 05/Jun/10 with Steve Redmond

Dawlish - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Son Aaron

good start to a good day
Aaron Phillips - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/10 with my dad

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/10

Prez - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Kevin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/10

Richard Morgan - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Toby Kluth

Ybot Htulk - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Richard

Curly Rich - Lead β - 30/May/10 with Darren

cjohn62 - 2nd - 23/May/10 with colin, keith

martinp - Lead - 23/May/10 with JanH

Albino - Lead - 20/May/10 with Fred Richard

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/10

very nice love the rock
Curly Rich - 2nd - 25/Apr/10 with Ollie

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/10

five - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with AV

agibb - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Soft at the grade but can be made more interesting via a more direct route avoiding the easier moves
maresia - Lead - 11/Apr/10 with Iain Afshar

maresia - 2nd rpt - 11/Apr/10 with Iain Afshar

Egons Issy - 2nd - 11/Apr/10 with Richard Nicholson

Slick - Lead - 11/Apr/10 with Isabel Evans

DanH9883 - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/10 with Lee

peggy_on_the_rocks - 2nd - 07/Apr/10 with DanH9883

stuart34 - 2nd - 15/Mar/10

tobyb - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/10

Lots of gear with fun moves!
tobyb - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10

Bespoke by Nature - 2nd β - 09/Mar/10 with Brendan B

crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Tomar

First ever trad lead. Felt just right and was easy enough
Tomar - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10

woodenwealth - Lead O/S - Mar/10 with Ed

Liam_weaver - Lead - 2010

Phil PBC - 2010

Bobling - 2nd - 20/Dec/09 with Steve Redmond

D Berry - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Claire Berry

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/09

dts - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Andy Taylor

Poco Loco - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Oct/09

leigh - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Ed

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/09

I lead Pete Poutney seconded.
chrislikesstowford - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09

kleinej - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Loic

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09

sdrawkcabeoj - 2nd - 29/Aug/09 with Ken Priest

mol - Lead - 16/Aug/09 with Jesse

Jesse Dufton - 2nd - 16/Aug/09 with Molly Thompson

3 Names - 2nd - 09/Aug/09 with Sumee Holloway

daviesp2 - Lead - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/09

mikehenesy - Lead O/S - Aug/09 with Percy

In theory first VS 4c lead but seemed a bit of a soft touch at that - or I am getting better - well protected with no really hard moves, very pleasant though.
PaulWatson - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Dan

Lovely route with gear options arriving when neccesary.
AsleepOnBelay - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Sarah Davis

sam coward - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Wayne

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/09

Nice route .. probably strayed a little to the right at the start? Had a head problem 2/3 the way (didnt like my gear) but calmed down when found bomber nut placement right in front of my nose.
Dax - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Ward

fairly strait forward on 2nd. only one real move 2 3rds of the way up.
the rec - 2nd O/S - 31/May/09 with Darrell

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/May/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/May/09

richw2k2 - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Monika

Moniawl - 2nd - 10/May/09 with rich

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 04/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09

martinazando - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Nick Record

al99 - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Nick Record

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/09

Neil Stansbie - Lead - Apr/09

Slick - Lead - 22/Mar/09 with Isabel Evans

Egons Issy - 2nd - 22/Mar/09 with Richard Nicholson

SamStokes - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Ben Matthews

rorschach - 2nd - 21/Feb/09 with Kev_George

kev_george - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/09 with Sean King

Rob84 - 2nd rpt - 2009 with Rich P and Lou

gripped01 - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 10/Oct/08

kylieo - 2nd - 10/Oct/08 with Phil

Rob Oram - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with James Booth

Nice climb with nice gear. I'd like to lead it next time.
dzlhodgson - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08 with David Smith

hash - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Janette

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Steve Beckwith

Cardi - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Andy F

Tim W - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/08 with Marina Unterfosthuber

climbed again to get sling back!
Tim W - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/08 with Marina Unterfosthuber

daviesp2 - 2nd - 14/Jun/08 with Yas and darren

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

sadlerbrett - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/08 with Paul Begley

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Bismarck

gareth r - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Phil

PhillipG - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with Gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/08

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/08 with Paul Osborn

simonw1 - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/08 with Al and Ralph

toasted - 2nd - 27/Jan/08 with Si and Ralph

Hidden - 2008

ericinbristol - Lead O/S - 2008 with Karin Burnett

Mark Salter - Lead - 23/Oct/07 with Chris Shorrock

upontop - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Chris

gareth r - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Tricia, Alice

brady - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Micky

Wilbur - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Alex

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07

worth doing, easy VS
Urgles - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/07 with David Elder

bpmclimb - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/07 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

TimPerkin - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/06 with Dave Gale

alan moore - 2000

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
iksander, jing, mullermn, Helnorris, The Norris, fleapitfan, suffolknick, Dassie, James Moyle

Voting
Total votes cast 224
hard HVS0 of 78
HVS0 of 78
easy HVS0 of 78
hard VS3 of 78
VS29 of 78
easy VS41 of 78
hard HS3 of 78
HS2 of 78
easy HS0 of 78
hard 5a0 of 75
5a0 of 75
easy 5a0 of 75
hard 4c0 of 75
4c23 of 75
easy 4c40 of 75
hard 4b11 of 75
4b1 of 75
easy 4b0 of 75
3 Stars0 of 71
2 Stars27 of 71
1 Star41 of 71
0 Stars3 of 71
Bag of .....0 of 71
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