The Notch VS 4c
15m. Guidebook grade HS is a 1960s hangover; upgraded by the moderator to VS. Follows the obvious corner crack higher in the face to the right of Singapore. An engaging old trad. climb, which has been disfigured by random addition of several staples, most of which are now cut and useless. However, it can still be led as a worthwhile trad. route. Wait for dry conditions and take some large gear. Cleaned July 2014. Climb to an obvious ledge just above head height, then follow an awkward sequence to reach a larger ledge. Make a steep move up a crack, then move rightwards and up into the main corner, to reach an overhang (intact staple to the right). The recommended finish is straight on up the corner (strenuous) to top out via. a triangular bay. Tree belays. As originally described, the route moves left to skirt the overhang and comes back right (this LH variant has now been rendered somewhat pointless as a continuation of the trad. climb by the distraction of the staples used by the top of Singapore).
F Cannings Mar/1963
PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 17 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Jamiet297 - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Chawn H

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Jul/14

Very wet, terrible pro and worse holds, seems high in the grade - especiall if your a little too right, all but 2 mid bolts have been chopped, loweroff has been chopped.
Dan1898 - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/12 with Mark Booker

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Mar/10

jameseacott - TR - 15/Jun/09 with Dovey, Abbi and Billie

Hidden - TR O/S - 16/Apr/09

adam cooper*super* - TR β - Jun/08 with jack folland

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

Popkids - 03/May/08 with Kafoozalem & Baz

henbot - TR O/S - 02/Mar/08 with James Irvine

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07

Okecroak - AltLd - 07/Nov/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/03

Simon cook - 1975

I thought that this was much harder than it looked
Jan Witkowski - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/68

Voting
Total votes cast 14
hard HVS0 of 5
HVS0 of 5
easy HVS0 of 5
hard VS0 of 5
VS2 of 5
easy VS0 of 5
hard HS3 of 5
HS0 of 5
easy HS0 of 5
hard 5a0 of 5
5a0 of 5
easy 5a0 of 5
hard 4c0 of 5
4c1 of 5
easy 4c0 of 5
hard 4b4 of 5
4b0 of 5
easy 4b0 of 5
3 Stars0 of 4
2 Stars1 of 4
1 Star1 of 4
0 Stars2 of 4
Bag of .....0 of 4
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.