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Sump Direct* HS 4b

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This climb is in 160 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

MD - AltLd - 20/Jul/14 with Jo

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Jul/14

Great first pitch. Led p2 and squirmed up the left corner. Good fun but galling when you watch your partner reach up to the top without the squirm!
Happy Wanderer - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Mike D

magsb - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Mike Doyle

origamib - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/14

Pero - Lead - 12/Jul/14

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 26/Jun/14 with Fran

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

Hidden - Lead - Jun/14

Chris M - AltLd - 21/May/14

kevindmorris - 2nd - 07/Dec/13

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Oct/13

Marti999 - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13 with Debbie

Marti999 - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13 with Debbie

chriswood - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13

Malt_Loaf - 2nd rpt - 09/Aug/13

Lovely first pitch; horrid chimney to finish. Took the left hand harder chimney. Brutal 4b squirming. urgh
Malt_Loaf - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/13

Hidden - Aug/13

DALLAN - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/13 with Ruth Woodward

Slightly emotional.
Ruth Woodward - 2nd - 28/Jul/13 with David Allan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/13

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Marzia

Lucylou19 - Lead - 30/May/13

Felix lead P1, I lead P2. I'd give this S 4a.
AndrewP - AltLd O/S - 28/May/13 with FelixPeterken

I had some quality gear placements, including a bomber sling, and a great 7th lead.
FelixPeterken - AltLd O/S - 28/May/13 with Andrew Peterken

Climbing Concentration
bazthomas - AltLd O/S - 20/May/13 with Shane (CC)

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/13

Nice thrutchy move on the last pitch.
ashsleight - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Student

Clear sunny day , little cloud. Slight breeze from north. SE.
mikeyn48 - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13

SDW staff training
scott mayled - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13

BeckyBrown1989 - Lead - 06/Mar/13

ben.wood286 - 2013

fizzychewitt - Lead - 29/Sep/12 with Martin

sheelba - 2nd - 15/Sep/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/12

Didn't bring the guidebook so some sort of variation of. Led P1
lcullum7 - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Rich Jones

kristinawe - AltLd - 30/Jul/12

Tony led in 1 pitch.
Bron - 2nd - 21/Jul/12 with Tony Scott

mdg skidmore - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/12 with clive dean

Either me or Someone following up on The Sump got a bit lost on route which ended up with some interesting ropework and a rather cramped belay ledge.
Stuart William - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/12 with Matt Reynolds

LauraCadman - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/12 with clive dean, mdg skidmore

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/12 with Erica

Led pitch 1
erica - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/12 with John

thecurlyone - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Tim Selvage

tigertim - 2nd - 25/Jun/12 with thecurlyone

steven_daniels99 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12

mimi22 - AltLd - 24/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/12

dale 42 - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12

JHiley - 2nd - 25/Feb/12

kdalzell - 2nd - 2012 with Sarah Brunt

Jay C - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Nathan M

Fiona McFarlane - 2nd - 24/Sep/11 with Harry Trevalyn

John Kettle - Lead - 07/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/11

Rhys_Alun - Lead - 26/Jun/11 with Ali, Peter Walker

Finished up the left hand chimney/crack, which is pretty tough.
HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 18/Jun/11 with Marshy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/11

Done with Tom and Dad
rustaldo - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Tom

Led pitch one very nice pitch two was hard work seconding.
trish1968 - AltLd - 24/Apr/11 with Nick Bennett

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Apr/11

steven - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Adi

oliverharold - Lead - 22/Mar/11 with Jo Peters

Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/10 with Paul

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Sep/10

wrapped in bacon - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Rob

On top rope with PYB. Rob and I alt leads
Guto Evans - TR - 24/Jul/10 with Rob Collard

gordon henderson - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with dave gleave

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/10

Glyn Davidson - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Mike Burrows

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 15/May/10 with triggerhippy

ChrisWE - Apr/10 with Paul, Kirstie

Carly - AltLd - 27/Mar/10 with matt

krusty23 - Lead - 14/Mar/10 with Chris Evans, Paul Haydock

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/10

amthalmann - 2nd O/S - 06/Feb/10

CharlotteJelleyman - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/10 with Amanda Thalmann

williamsd79 - Lead - 2010

Rob Evans - Lead O/S - 2010

Led first pitch very enjoyable-left the upper chimney pitch for ray to thrutch up.
Ann S - AltLd - 01/Oct/09 with Ray Ash

rayash - 2nd - 01/Oct/09 with anneshaw

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Sep/09

Ed F - Lead O/S - Sep/09

In converse as forgot my rock shoes(slightly more interesting)
Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/09 with Clive

Clivest - 2nd - 27/Jul/09 with Ewan Russell

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jul/09

Storm Hunter - Lead - Jul/09

Od - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Jill Reinsch

Led first pitch, nice step left at start.
PaulWatson - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Dan

Jillybean - Lead - 23/Jun/09 with Od

adam06 - Solo - 15/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09

Hidden - AltLd dog - 03/May/09

Led both pitches, nice climb, good moves to enter the final groove
SGD - Lead - 11/Apr/09 with Vicky Holmes

George Ormerod - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Roger

Roger Cruse - AltLd rpt - 05/Apr/09 with George

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with margaret

Lallylandslider - 2nd - 11/Oct/08 with michael burrows

Em66 - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Mat

Very cool. Lots of moves which fell less steep than they are thanks to some amazing holds. Not as much off-widthing as appearances suggest though, alas.
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/08 with Sarah Clough

Keith Jones - Lead - 15/Aug/08 with John Parry

2 pitches in 1.
sonaf - Lead - 29/Jul/08 with Paul Smart

mike_hough_uk - 2nd - 27/Jul/08 with chri55ie

Hjort - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/08 with Emlyn Roberts, Serinde Van Wijk

Sardien - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/08 with Toby Vye, Emlyn W. Roberts

emlynroberts - AltLd - 08/Jun/08 with Stephen Rowley (BUMS)

Calder - 2nd - 04/May/08 with Andy G & Gail

@ndy - Lead O/S - 04/May/08

RCrockford - 2nd - 04/May/08 with Andy C

Hidden - Lead - Apr/08

Keith Jones - Lead - 04/Mar/08 with David

the juicy dangler - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/08 with carlene hill

Carly - AltLd - 10/Feb/08 with Richard

RedFox - 2nd - 11/Nov/07 with Maria

maria85 - AltLd - 10/Nov/07 with Stef

plastichead - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/07 with James and Simon

two pitches climbed as one. Interesting route
richw2k2 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/07 with Tommo

Allan Young - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/07 with Sam Gerrard

babymoac - Lead - 29/May/07 with Liz

puddingstone - 2nd - 29/May/07 with Andy

Dave led in one pitch with much rope drag!
Irk the Purist - 2nd - 23/May/07 with Dave Ross

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/07

fran04 - Lead - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

Ifan - 2nd O/S - Nov/06 with Gethin

cearbhalld - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/06 with Tina Michels

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/06

Last climb on 14th of august
Mguy - 2nd - 14/Aug/06 with Dad

Keith Jones - 2nd - Jan/06 with David

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/05

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/05

had finish but if you can reach deep into the crack after pitch two in guide book (i do it in a one-er) there is a rock inside that helps complete the crux 4b
Alaister Nurse - Lead - 04/Jul/04 with Neil Edwards

Hidden - 12/Jun/04

Rog Wilko - AltLd - Jun/04 with Debbie Wilkinson

broc - 2nd O/S - 02/May/04 with Oli

DerwentDiluted - Lead - May/04 with Nicola Pettit

Jon Pilling - Lead O/S - Mar/04 with Richie Newman

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Mar/02

rapidrich - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/01

ZA - 2nd - Aug/01 with dad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/00

mikej - Lead - 24/Jun/00 with Dave Waugh

Rock Fairy - 2000

Andy Say - Solo - 21/May/98

Hidden - Lead - 24/Oct/93

cragspud - Lead - Jul/90

nigehughes - Solo - Aug/82

nigehughes - Lead - Jul/80 with John Clinton

Bolt Phobia - 2nd - 02/May/77

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Voting
Total votes cast 43
hard VS0 of 15
VS0 of 15
easy VS0 of 15
hard HS1 of 15
HS13 of 15
easy HS0 of 15
hard S0 of 15
S1 of 15
easy S0 of 15
hard 4c0 of 14
4c0 of 14
easy 4c0 of 14
hard 4b1 of 14
4b11 of 14
easy 4b1 of 14
hard 4a0 of 14
4a1 of 14
easy 4a0 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 160 (1.9%)
Lead70 of 160 (43.8%)
Followed43 of 160 (26.9%)
Toproped1 of 160 (0.6%)
Alt Leads37 of 160 (23.1%)
Unknown6 of 160 (3.8%)

'Climbed'81 of 160 (50.6%)
clean O/S73 of 160 (45.6%)
clean rpt5 of 160 (3.1%)
dogged1 of 160 (0.6%)