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Chieftain** VS 4b

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This climb is in 84 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Absolutely awesome.. Took 1st pitch, the 'arÍte section' is class. Sunny day with great company, perfect!
renetemple - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Jeremy

auld al - AltLd rpt - 17/Jun/14

Led 2nd pitch.
Dan Kennedy - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Jonny Hill

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 11/Jun/14

Led P2
cearbhalld - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Dave Keogh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/14

markflanagan - AltLd - 28/May/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/May/14

First Trad climb of the year. Found it tough but throughly enjoyable. Arms are weak and died too quickly :(
gbloomer - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/14 with William Magowan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/14

Did top pitch - fantastic climbing in a superb setting!
nbrowne - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Stuart Abraham

stuart90 - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Niall Browne

mcgovern - AltLd - 09/Jul/13 with TommyMcG

tprebs - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/13 with Siobhan Vye

TommyMcG - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Conor McGovern

Betsy - Lead - 04/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/13

5eamuz - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with John Holterman

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/13

Siobhan Vye - 2nd - Jun/13

Great climb but gets windy at the top of the second pitch.
Sophie C-M - 2nd dog - 31/May/13 with Ciaran

HodgePL - 2013

liamo333 - 2013 with mcgovern

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/12

tomosb - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/12 with Darren Thompson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/12

Plinton - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Reyer

auld al - AltLd rpt - 18/Aug/12

Nice intro to crag
David Smith - AltLd - 06/Aug/12 with Dave Booth

Lead 1st pitch
Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Andrew Porter

PeteH - AltLd rpt - 04/Jun/12 with Matt McHardy

MG P1 (35m?) GOS P2 (4a?)
GOS - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Michael Gibson

Steve Hodge - AltLd - 16/May/12 with Peter Hodge

Tim_C7 - Lead O/S - Mar/12 with Leah Wallace

james rafferty - AltLd - Nov/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/11

tprebs - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Benoit

luckywally - 2nd - 21/Aug/11 with Tim O'Hanrahan

A tough VS!
Ian Campbell - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/11

pat2car - AltLd O/S - Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd - 15/May/11

Led pitch 2
RKernan - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Conor Gilmour

gilmour_789 - AltLd O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

janegallwey - Lead - 2011

Loughan - 2nd - Sep/10

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/10 with SteveM

SteveM - Lead - 24/Aug/10 with Kat

OMSKB - Lead - Jul/10 with Alfie, Chris Boomer

TDembrey - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Vicky

Led P1, very pleasant.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/10

I'd say benchmark VS certainly not HVS. Very nice climbing, better quality than gerone (3* to the left)
nepsoi999 - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/10 with David Lyons Ewing

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jun/10

saundera - AltLd - Jun/10 with Liz

declanj - Lead O/S - 2010

Gibson27 - AltLd O/S - 2010

KKilroy - Lead O/S - 2010

KKilroy - Lead O/S - 2010

Hardest climb ever! Should be graded higher, need to see if fair head is graded fairly!
paddi-8764 - 2nd dog - 09/Sep/09 with Adam C

Siderunner - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Liz C, John T

Pitch 2 lead
liz77 - AltLd RP - 20/Jun/09 with John T, Andy S

Led top pitch - Steve had a bad back and it was frightening to watch him lead
saundera - AltLd - Jun/09 with Steve

danm - AltLd - 26/May/09

Hidden - 2009

Ri - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/08

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

PeteH - Lead O/S - May/08 with Louise Simpson, Henry Dobson

Led first pitch. Ali's first VS lead on second pitch.
Andy Moles - AltLd rpt - 31/Mar/08 with Ali Clarke

Hidden - 2008

Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Ali

In the pouring rain - without a coat
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/06 with Sinbad

First route at Fairhead
kenneM - Lead - Apr/06 with Davey Luke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/05

Johann - AltLd O/S - 2005

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/95

auld al - AltLd O/S - 1992

Hidden - 1990

John HW - AltLd O/S - 1986 with Dave Evans

nigehughes - AltLd - May/85 with Martin Kydd

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
renetemple, Newmanj

Voting
Total votes cast 35
hard HVS0 of 16
HVS0 of 16
easy HVS1 of 16
hard VS1 of 16
VS13 of 16
easy VS1 of 16
hard HS0 of 16
HS0 of 16
easy HS0 of 16
hard 4c0 of 4
4c0 of 4
easy 4c0 of 4
hard 4b0 of 4
4b4 of 4
easy 4b0 of 4
hard 4a0 of 4
4a0 of 4
easy 4a0 of 4
3 Stars1 of 15
2 Stars12 of 15
1 Star2 of 15
0 Stars0 of 15
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Style of ascent

Lead19 of 84 (22.6%)
Followed12 of 84 (14.3%)
Alt Leads48 of 84 (57.1%)
Unknown5 of 84 (6.0%)

'Climbed'27 of 84 (32.1%)
clean O/S48 of 84 (57.1%)
clean rpt6 of 84 (7.1%)
clean RP1 of 84 (1.2%)
dogged2 of 84 (2.4%)