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Silken Thread HVS 5a

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[silken thread, 3 kb]60m. 60 feet.5a: Just round the corner right from Imperialist on the left side of the front-face of Lower Raven Buttress: 60 feet: Follow a thin crack (awkward)to an overhang traversing left around it to reach a rising rake (that crosses Imperialist)leading up to the tree belay of Fly on the Wall.
FA T. W. Patey 17/Nov/1958

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Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/May/12

Homes - Lead - 28/Jun/10 with Shaun M

Orifice - 2nd RP - 31/May/10 with Andy Owen, John Frost

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/10

Phil79 - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/09 with Baz

It really is deceptively easy looking! an awesome climb!
graham knott - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Phil Webber

Phil79 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Graham

A bit slopey, fun at the corner.
manwithacam - 26/Dec/08 with Martin

RobSteere - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/08 with John Axeworthy

adamscottthomas - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/08 with Ellen Taylor

Combined with 2nd pitch of Valhalla Wall, i lead p2. Tricky slab to 'ard finishing move!
JonHarvey - AltLd O/S - 30/May/08 with Jay Jackson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/08

Popkids - 2nd - 17/Feb/08 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Dampish Dean
climbingrichard - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/96

1 rest climbed free 19/6/94
colin milton - Lead β - 24/May/94 with eric milton

climbingrichard - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/92

Yes!
brew_guru - AltLd O/S - 1992

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/91

No way!!
brew_guru - AltLd dnf - 1991 with Pete Veron

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Mar/89

daviesdan - Lead - 1989

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/82

Andy Fielding - Lead - 1982

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Style of ascent

Lead15 of 26 (57.7%)
Followed6 of 26 (23.1%)
Alt Leads4 of 26 (15.4%)
Unknown1 of 26 (3.8%)

'Climbed'7 of 26 (26.9%)
clean O/S13 of 26 (50.0%)
clean β1 of 26 (3.8%)
clean rpt3 of 26 (11.5%)
clean RP1 of 26 (3.8%)
dnf1 of 26 (3.8%)