Silken Thread HVS 5a
[Rounding the corner on 'Silken Thread', Dewerstone., 1 kb]20m. Deceptive, but reasonably well protected where it counts. Can be used as a variation start to its companion routes, if Imperialist is joined.
1) 4c. Start below the centre of the slab. Climb the crack (gear), at half height a precarious step up leads to a traverse, leftwards, across the slab, and under the overhang. Move round the corner, until the ramp and tree belay of Fly on the Wall is reached. Continue as for pitch two of Fly on the Wall (Pg 23).

Photo: Rounding the corner on 'Silken Thread', Dewerstone. © graham knott
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This climb is in 30 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Terrible route
Will Mortimer - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/15 with Simon Thursz

Jack Porteous - Lead - 17/May/15

Alexseren - 2nd - 11/Sep/14

Hidden - 2014

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

Frostie - Lead rpt - 31/May/10 with Jason Ellway, Andy Owen

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

Frostie - Lead - 2002 with various

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

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

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
James A.S Read

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