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Grey Panther*** E1 5b

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[Malcolm Meeche on Grey Panther E1 5c, with Leo Houlding at the bottom of the picture., 1 kb]45m. A very amenable route. Jam and bridge up the recess right of Mystery Cat. An easy 'Extreme Rock' tick.

Ticklists: Extreme Rock, Victim Of Mathematics' Ticklist of Extreme Justice, Ultimate Scottish Rock, Scottish Rock Climbs ****, Skye Rock, UK Extreme Corners, Summer Trip 2014, Ultimate E1 ticklist, Tom Ripley's Top 5 E1 Climbs.

Photo: Malcolm Meeche on Grey Panther E1 5c, with Leo Houlding at the bottom of the picture. © Alasdair Fulton
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This climb is in 167 logbooks, and on 132 wishlists.

Was dry due to a northerly wind, despite some very heavy showers.
ian d f - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14 with David Brock

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/14

mshansen - TR rpt - 10/Aug/14

Ross.Cooper - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Ross Cooper

Dave Douglas - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Pete Clarkson

peter.clarkson1 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14 with dave douglas

Michael.paparakis - TR O/S - 11/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/14

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 24/May/14 with Mike Lea

samwillo - Lead - 26/Apr/14 with Marianne Lalli

Hidden - 2014

gforce - 2nd - 15/Aug/13 with Jason

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/13

Chris Hind - 2nd - 11/Jul/13 with Bry

tom.e - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Charlie Everett

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Gillian

whistler - 2nd rpt - 15/Jun/13 with Toby

Tobes - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Piotr

steve7734 - 2nd β - 21/May/13 with James Jackson

Apharri - 2nd O/S - 13/May/13 with Dave Wharton

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Rob Greenwood - UKC - Lead O/S - 2013 with Cherry Bedford

Shunted. Quite exciting having never used a Gri-gri like this before. Lovely climbing with plenty of good holds and rests.
tmawer - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/12

gw3285 - Lead - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/12

Simply awesome sustained bridge-jam-palming. Awesome fun. Would love to see if the whole thing could be bridged...
James Oswald - 2nd - 15/Aug/12 with Colin Angus

ZOMG. Totes amazeballs.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with James Oswald

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/12

Matt Harle - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Ben Barnard

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Jul/12

Abbed down for what seems like ages and then climbed out for what seemed like an eternity of quality bridging. Hadnt climbed in a while so was a bit intimidated by the kilt rock experiance. Great!!
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/12 with Martin Collins

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/12

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Pete Macpherson

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/12

amazing
WB - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Guy

GuyM - 05/Jun/12 with will

Toproped years ago, felt like an onsight/flash.
andyinglis - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/12 with Neil Adams

Not many routes this famous could live up to the hype, but this one does.
Neil Adams - 2nd rpt - 03/Jun/12 with Andy Inglis

simonp - Lead O/S - Jun/12 with Sam Ring

I was pooing my pants on the ab down. The climb is needless to say phenomenal.
Alex the Alex - 2nd - Jun/12

First Extreme Rock tick!
Cardi - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Jon W

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Martin

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/12

cox - 2nd - 05/Apr/12

Brilliant, though it was freezing in the wind! Sustained though with good rests, lots of good jams, bridges and face holds when you need them. Good effort Booblar on your first Extreme Rock tick!
Duncan Campbell - UKC - 2nd - 03/Apr/12 with Fingers, Bubbles

Hidden - 25/Mar/12

Captain Gear - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Adam Lincoln - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/11 with Meg

A-maaazing!
whistler - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Dan Simmons

danimal88 - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/11 with piotr

Marvellous.
Captain Solo - Lead - 19/Jun/11 with John

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/11

excellent sustained climbing.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Liam Ingram

Liam Ingram - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Jonathan De Leyser, Jamie Sparkes

JonmapDL - 2nd - Jun/11 with Jamie Sparkes, Liam Ingram

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Erica

Done on a hot day which made the climb feel really hard. I was exhausted by the time i got to the top. Great climbing on superb rock.
Chris wilson - 2nd - 29/Apr/11 with Seb

Fell of the first few moves...oops! started again...for a beautiful route, it just goes on and on!
sebrider - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with Chris wilson

Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/11 with Jon Taylor

Hidden - 2011

Steve Crowe - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Seymore Butt - 2011

Lone Rider - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2nd - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10

glenngordon - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/10 with bomber harris

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/10

Seriously good climbing
John Tanner - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Tom Green

funsized - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Tom Green

Long, sustained. Phenomenal.
bnewman - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Kate, danimal88, Amelia

40m of jamming lovelieness, the crux is getting of the ground with all the gear to feed the cracks
danimal88 - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Brad Newman

Hidden - TR O/S - 03/Aug/10

Ab ropes wouldnt pull through so had to climb the route on a shunt-knot, and then came the rain. Gutted. Like bad sex with a beautiful woman.
Dr Toph - TR O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Davide

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/10

solid hand jamming - slightly damp in the drizzle though
benkelsey - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/10 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/10

Chris M - Lead - 22/Jun/10 with Tommy B

Rob Pitt - 2nd - 07/Jun/10 with Nick Arding

Ewan Russell - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/10 with Ralph

wow. topped out and described it breathlessly as 'the most strenous, awkward ladder imaginable'.
ferdia - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Fergus

Philippa Arding - 2nd - 05/Jun/10

nick arding - Lead dog - 05/Jun/10 with Philippa Arding

Wow, what an absolutely mega route! E1 climbing for the whole 45 meters. 4 stars without a doubt. Ste had gone up before me so pulled the ropes through, clipped his runners, and placed a few extra.
Glyn Davidson - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Ste Davies, Ali, Jayne D

Ali H - 2nd - 04/Jun/10 with Glyn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10

Fergus Cuthill - 2nd O/S - Jun/10 with Ferdia

Euan Strachan - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Callum T

Johann - Lead O/S - 09/May/10 with Hannah Evans, Sarah Lewis

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/10

Hidden - Apr/10

jonka - Lead - Sep/09 with mark

mark sadler - 2nd - Sep/09 with john

Ralphie_coombs - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09 with raf richard

John Roe - Lead - 25/Jul/09 with Martin Chadwick

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/09

Brilliant!
Stewart B - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Chris Everett

roasting hot. Quality and very sustained route.....like 3 HVS's on top of each other
dave o - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/09 with Julia H

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/09

soph - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Dan McManus

Fantastic and not hard.
Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 14/May/09 with Nick Mitchell and Rich Cutsforth

Richie Rich - TR - 14/May/09 with Tony H, Nick M

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead β - 08/Apr/09

Hidden - TR - 25/Jul/08

Superb route, requiring lots of endurance
SimonBrown - 2nd - 08/Jul/08 with Val Young

great route
Dave Rumney - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/08 with Jim Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/07

Very well protected with mid/large nuts/cams
David Smith - Lead - Jul/07 with Phil Gibson

Dhonny_Jaws - 2nd O/S - Jul/07 with Andrew Porter, Michael Porter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/07

Hidden - 2nd - 07/May/07

Hidden - 2007

Soooo gooodŽ
Fultonius - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/06 with Ben Wear

kevin k - TR O/S - Jul/06

katie75 - Lead - Jul/06 with dave

Bern - 2006

centurion05 - 2006

whispering nic - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Stu

kjbix - 2nd - 08/May/05 with Kenny Grant

nic42 - TR O/S - Mar/05 with Andrei

andyinglis - TR - 2004 with mal meach

Hidden - TR - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

Neil Ireson - Lead - Sep/03 with Jane

Hidden - 2nd - 18/May/03

Tim Steward - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/02 with James Parrot

ando227 - 2nd O/S - Jun/02 with jez

MartinN - 2nd dog - Jun/02

BRUCESTRAC - Lead - 2001 with various

Boring.
Ian Jones - 2000 with Karen Ghiselli, Louise Gordon-Canning

Fairly boring....
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - Sep/99 with Karen Ghiselli

Awesome route
Tenko - TR O/S - 29/May/99 with Jez Dave Allen

sdpwilliams - 2nd O/S - May/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/99

Chad123 - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/97

A decent long pitch but not really E.R. quality
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 19/May/96 with Emmy McCowen

ellis - 2nd O/S - May/96 with Jim Church

NeilGriffiths - Lead - May/95 with Phil

craig h - Lead - Jun/93 with George, Luke Steer

Hidden - 2nd β - 28/May/93

keefe - 27/May/92 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - 27/May/92 with keefe

Gra backed off half way up, so I did not even have a go
Yourlead - 2nd dnf - 16/May/92 with Graham Penny

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 22/May/91 with brian jones

My gritstone apprenticeship 20 years previously, was a huge asset!
rogerskews - 2nd O/S - May/91 with Bryn Roberts

bullybones - 1990

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 20/Jun/87 with Gavin Taylor

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1987 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

AlanLittle - Lead - 20/Jun/84 with Christine Jones, Dave Hall

On one of our many trips up from the Lakes to Kilt Rock
Bob - 2nd O/S - 26/May/84 with Bill Birkett

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Voting
Total votes cast 118
hard E20 of 40
E20 of 40
easy E24 of 40
hard E15 of 40
E124 of 40
easy E17 of 40
hard HVS0 of 40
HVS0 of 40
easy HVS0 of 40
hard 5c0 of 40
5c0 of 40
easy 5c0 of 40
hard 5b2 of 40
5b29 of 40
easy 5b9 of 40
hard 5a0 of 40
5a0 of 40
easy 5a0 of 40
3 Stars37 of 38
2 Stars1 of 38
1 Star0 of 38
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Style of ascent

Lead73 of 167 (43.7%)
Followed60 of 167 (35.9%)
Toproped11 of 167 (6.6%)
Alt Leads1 of 167 (0.6%)
Unknown22 of 167 (13.2%)

'Climbed'73 of 167 (43.7%)
clean O/S81 of 167 (48.5%)
clean β3 of 167 (1.8%)
clean rpt6 of 167 (3.6%)
dogged2 of 167 (1.2%)
dnf2 of 167 (1.2%)