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Liaison With Lenin HVS 5a

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[Liaison with Lenin - Reaching the broken flake, 2 kb]Climb the corner for a couple of metres before stepping left to a good crack. Move up and follow an intermittent flake line up leftwards to good holds a few metres below the top. Now climb straight up, passing a large flake, and top out carefully.

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Photo: Liaison with Lenin - Reaching the broken flake © Jelly Mould Surfer
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 70 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/14 with paul

Good climbing, quite committing. Good protection in the first half, but a bit run out for the second.
Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 08/Mar/14

slip of the foot had me sitting on my first bit of gear. Thread is small and faffy and after failing to get a sling through multiple times, gave up and went run out instead.
NaCl - Lead dog - Mar/14

nickstephens - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Gareth Greeves

gg4419 - 2nd dog - 22/Feb/14 with Nick Stephens

Nick Biven - 2014

Very tricky climb, would love to go back and get a clean repeat
Dan Heyse - TR dog - 06/Oct/13 with Cai Stafford

cai stafford - TR RP - 05/Oct/13 with dan.heyse

riddle - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Charles Moreton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

LIAISON
cem - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Oli Sherman, Roger Hamilton-Smith

brew_guru - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/13 with henry

stephen ashworth - Lead - 03/Aug/13 with martin clarke

martin clarke - 2nd - 03/Aug/13 with steve ashworth

Motown - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/13

Lovely traverse, although the flake above does not sound very nice at all
Cheese Monkey - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/13 with Will

Hidden - 2nd dog - 01/Jul/13

lovely stuff!
Rassapotimus - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/13 with w.pettet-smith

timreynolds - Lead - 01/May/13 with Mark Schramm

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

Felix Ottey - 17/Feb/13

Jack J Keogan - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/13 with Lottie Thorne

Lottie Thorne - 2nd dog - 06/Feb/13 with Jack J Keogan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/Oct/12

A little vegetated to start but good above.
Ed Babs - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Lee Mercer

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd - 23/Jul/12 with Mike Hayes

wolverine - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/12 with Caroline Ashman

Dale Turrell - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Dave

Awesome!
ewanthomson - Lead O/S - 02/May/12 with Theolinde Gentil

pete3685 - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/12

burto - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with hertha

ferdia - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Rozzy

Tristan Sherlock - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/12 with Tom Bunn

Possibly the Best route here? A Must do - 3 stars.
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/12 with Tristan Sherlock

carefull route reading required and even then its a sand bag at hvs 5a.a good e1 5b with a superb traverse left.the finish a bit up and right after traverse is nicer and adds more climbing
misterb - Lead O/S - Feb/12 with bob

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jan/12

Enjoyed this a lot
Ybot Htulk - Lead - 06/Jan/12 with Jez

Doug miller - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/11 with joe mortimer

Found this hard, the style of climbing on Flashdance suited me better.
domskezz - Lead - 23/Sep/11 with Jamma

timrowland - 2nd - 28/Aug/11 with Rob H, jmjw

jmjw - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Rob H, Tim R

Luke90 - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/11 with M Bryan

M Bryan - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Luke Horne

Great moves lower down and seem to miss the gear in the top half of the climb which made it a tad run out.
Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11 with davenev

davenev - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11 with luke

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/11

AlexD - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Gideon

gidmord - 2nd dog - 21/May/11 with Alex

Hidden - TR rpt - 04/May/11

chris ebbutt - 2nd - 03/May/11 with Dave R.

Okecroak - Lead - 03/May/11 with C. Ebbutt

Started too far right and ended up too far left. Whoops. Felt more like E1 5b as a result.
squicky - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with rob1

feilx - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Matt Perks

Foot hold broke on the begining of the traverse, cheesegrater fall. Requires a lot of technique. Hard HVS.
Ed morris - Lead - 24/Oct/10 with mike

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10

JonHarvey - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/10 with Jay Jackson and Ant Smith

mark schramm - Lead - 09/Aug/10 with steve P

DCIGadget - 2nd O/S - 26/May/10 with chris ebbutt

Hidden - TR - 15/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09

pedro.silva - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Kafoozalem

nblackbeard - 2nd - 10/Oct/07 with James Whitlock

jw231 - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/07 with nblackbeard

Justin T - Lead O/S - 26/May/07 with Wifey

richardr - Aug/06

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
jacobjohncharles, AJH, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 64
hard E10 of 23
E10 of 23
easy E14 of 23
hard HVS8 of 23
HVS10 of 23
easy HVS1 of 23
hard VS0 of 23
VS0 of 23
easy VS0 of 23
hard 5b0 of 24
5b0 of 24
easy 5b3 of 24
hard 5a12 of 24
5a9 of 24
easy 5a0 of 24
hard 4c0 of 24
4c0 of 24
easy 4c0 of 24
3 Stars1 of 17
2 Stars7 of 17
1 Star7 of 17
0 Stars2 of 17
Bag of .....0 of 17
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Style of ascent

Lead39 of 70 (55.7%)
Followed24 of 70 (34.3%)
Toproped4 of 70 (5.7%)
Unknown3 of 70 (4.3%)

'Climbed'19 of 70 (27.1%)
clean O/S41 of 70 (58.6%)
clean β1 of 70 (1.4%)
clean rpt1 of 70 (1.4%)
clean RP1 of 70 (1.4%)
dogged7 of 70 (10.0%)