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The Fence*** VS 4c

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[Andy enjoying The Fence at Fairhead, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 103 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Dan Bates - 13/Oct/13

Great route. Overhang wasn't as bad as it looked! Some cracking jams to be had.
gbloomer - 2nd O/S - 13/Oct/13 with William Magowan

georgec - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with Maeve

Rested on gear low down
5eamuz - Lead dog - 16/Jul/13 with John Holterman

mcgovern - 2nd - 11/Jul/13 with TommyMcG

tanty - 2nd - 07/Jul/13 with Owen Largey

TommyMcG - Lead - 11/Jun/13 with Conor McGovern

Tricky route that incorporates all climbing moves. Quite pumpy but lots of resting places.
Sophie C-M - 2nd dog - 02/Jun/13 with Ciaran

Betsy - Lead - 02/Jun/13

Les Ross - Lead - 02/Jun/13 with Des O'Connor

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/13

RKernan - 2nd - 31/May/13 with Richard Creagh

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/13

liamo333 - 2013 with mcgovern

liamo333 - 2013 with mcgovern

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/12

auld al - AltLd rpt - 20/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/12

Very hard for VS.
matthewjames - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Chris Davis

Hidden - 2nd β - 20/Jun/12


Helen Gibson - 2nd - 09/Jun/12 with Paul

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Andrew Porter

Rescued Dave.
ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Dave, Courty

prev led
GOS - 2nd - 03/Jun/12 with David Stuttard

PeteH - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/12 with Matt McHardy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/12

GOS - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Michael Gibson

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

garywalker147 - 2012

KKilroy - Lead - 2012

gilmour_789 - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/11

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/11

JulesV - 2nd - 04/Jul/11 with Shauna

Shauna - Lead O/S - Jul/11 with Jules

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/11

First Fairhead lead. Great route.
Bri.Moo - Lead O/S - 29/May/11

RKernan - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Janette McDonald

IamJam - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with Ronan Kearnan

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

davidmckeown - 2nd O/S - Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

declanj - Lead - 05/Sep/10

SeanT - Lead dnf - 05/Sep/10 with Tom Bannon

ciaran1999 - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/10 with tom mcclean

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd rpt - 03/Aug/10 with Rose Williams

Rose Williams - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with Gareth

Incredibly unlikely ground for the grade, but somehow manages to always have jugs where you need them. As good a pitch of VS as I've done anywhere.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/10 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/10

Niall Ewen - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

auld al - AltLd - 26/May/10

conthebap - 2nd O/S - 2010

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/09 with Ferdia

ferdia - 2nd - 04/Sep/09 with Andy

SeanT - Lead dog - Sep/09 with Tom Bannon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/09

During RnR
kenneM - Lead - Jul/09 with Paul Elliott

givemetea - Lead - 25/Jun/09 with Louisa

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/09

500th route :-) and what a brilliant one. Wouldn't argue if this got 5a.
Quiddity - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Curious Yellow

Siderunner - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/09 with John T

saundera - Lead - Jun/09 with Liz

LoopyLou - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Roslyn

danm - Lead - 27/May/09

5a?
Dave Rumney - Lead - 12/May/09 with Tanya Milner

Hidden - 2009

jamesbrown - 2009

Hidden - Lead - Oct/08

Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/08 with Sam Jones

PeteH - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/08 with Andy Simpson

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/08 with Rose Williams

Rose Williams - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/08 with Gareth

liz77 - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/08 with Cherrie

Matt Tranter - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Ryan Hanvey

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

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08

Nice and hard for VS.
Adam Moroz - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08

Fire Marshall - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

Hidden - May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Ri - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead - 26/Aug/06

Gibson27 - Lead O/S - 2006

hedgehog77 - Lead - 24/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/05

Johann - Lead O/S - 2005

Les Ross - Lead - 06/May/00 with Mickey McCann

Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 24/May/97 with Louise Pellett

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/93 with Ian ?

auld al - Lead O/S - 1991

Hidden - Lead - 1990

nigehughes - Lead - Jun/86 with Mark Hartree

John HW - 2nd - 1986 with Dave Evans

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Voting
Total votes cast 76
hard HVS0 of 27
HVS0 of 27
easy HVS6 of 27
hard VS20 of 27
VS1 of 27
easy VS0 of 27
hard HS0 of 27
HS0 of 27
easy HS0 of 27
hard 5a0 of 25
5a0 of 25
easy 5a12 of 25
hard 4c8 of 25
4c5 of 25
easy 4c0 of 25
hard 4b0 of 25
4b0 of 25
easy 4b0 of 25
3 Stars22 of 24
2 Stars2 of 24
1 Star0 of 24
0 Stars0 of 24
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Style of ascent

Lead68 of 103 (66.0%)
Followed22 of 103 (21.4%)
Alt Leads5 of 103 (4.9%)
Unknown8 of 103 (7.8%)

'Climbed'41 of 103 (39.8%)
clean O/S49 of 103 (47.6%)
clean β1 of 103 (1.0%)
clean rpt7 of 103 (6.8%)
dogged3 of 103 (2.9%)
dnf2 of 103 (1.9%)