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Rake End Wall*** VS 4c

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[Reaching the arete of the HVS finish to Rake End Wall (Pavey Ark), 1 kb]Climbs the pleasant walls and slabs immediately R. of Rake End Chimney via an imposing corner crack.

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Photo: Reaching the arete of the HVS finish to Rake End Wall (Pavey Ark) © Neil Ireson
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 280 logbooks, and on 32 wishlists.

Calum Wadsworth - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/14 with Calum Irvine

Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with Libby Blundell

Done in 3 pitches. I led 2nd pitch.
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/14 with Jeanie

Led 3rd pitch.
Smithy Smith - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Francis Charlsworth

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/14

Running_Board - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14

Wooden hips and sore back were occupying my mind more than the climbing. Good though.
Swotson - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14 with Steve Crossley

nedly - AltLd - 18/May/14 with Emily Bridger

erbridger - AltLd - 18/May/14 with nedly14

smarsy_93 - Lead O/S - 16/May/14 with Tom Howitt

dkd - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Al

andysroom - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with Dave Gent

davidgent - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14 with Andy Parsons

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/14

Ran p1 and p2 together, very nice end to the day.
Martin Bagshaw - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Neil Passmore

Awesome route. A bit tricky getting out of overhanging corner, felt more like 5a lay back move.
chris smith - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/14 with david cowley

Only lead pitch 3
David Cowley - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Chris Smith

Heggie - AltLd - 12/Oct/13 with Donald Slater

Lead 1 and 3
fall-line - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/13 with Ali Heggie

not a bad way up
scott quinn - AltLd O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Tom Priestley

Lead P1 & P3. Was very wet.
Tom.Priestley - AltLd O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Scott Quinn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/13

martrin - Lead - 28/Sep/13 with Sarah Kekus

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/13

JanBella - 2nd rpt - 10/Sep/13 with matt

Rob Rocket - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Neil Porter

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Aug/13

Dervey - 08/Aug/13

Finished up the chimney!
Richard Alderton - 2nd - 08/Aug/13 with Liam, Smith

Cath led P2
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 21/Jul/13 with Cath Sullivan

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Jul/13

Led P2.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - AltLd - 14/Jul/13 with Mike Tempest

another great one
tomdude - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with mike beddington

Yawn. 1 move at the start of pitch 2. Lead P1 and P3.
BigTone - Lead - 06/Jul/13

jasoncash - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Andy Cash

Lead Pitch 2 O/S, 2nd Pitch 1&3 O/S
Gramps24 - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with BigTone

andycash - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with jason cash

Led pitch 1.
catrin289 - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Matt King

Lead pitches 2 and 3. Struggled for a while with the crux move at the start of pitch 2, until I realised that laybacking was the way to go
mattking_109 - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Catrin

jpd80 - AltLd - Jul/13 with Ashley

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 20/Jun/13 with Richard Toon

Well protected throughout including the normal top pitch
Conan - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/13 with KMC

Lead Pitch 2, and the HVS variation Pitch.
MarkRoe - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Charlie Delorie, Matt Breakell

DelorieC13 - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Mathew Breakell, Mark Roe

keithlambley - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Pete H

jcooper8 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

foostu4 - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with George Humphery

carl_123 - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Jun/13

With Stubbs. Epic trying to get off stance for P2 resulting in running out of energy.
MartF - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with carl_123

GPN - AltLd - 01/Jun/13 with Mike Binks

ben8522 - AltLd - Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/May/13

Led P1 & 3. Good climbing, but fairly bold.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Lawrence Dudley

did 2 pitches then up hvs finish. such a good route !!
JanBella - AltLd O/S - 02/May/13 with simon

Lee Sheard - AltLd rpt - 02/May/13 with jenny

Led pitch 2. The rib pitch ( variation to pitch 3) looks great!
Lessworkmoreclimbing - AltLd β - 02/May/13 with Lee

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

6aPunter - 2013

woodsy - AltLd - 27/Oct/12 with bram

BTphonehome - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Woodsy

oliverk - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Malcolm

I did P2 which has a stiff start. Tim then lead the Rib Pitch.
jezb1 - AltLd - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - 11/Aug/12

Tom Cox - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Steve Cox

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Jul/12

John Holden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Dave Ferguson

dannygiblin - Lead - Jul/12

hamishjoe - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/12

Me - pitches 1 and 3. Hol - pitch 2.
DavidR - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Holly Adamthwaite

myoung - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Helen

Pitch 2+3
The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12 with Andy Watson

Em66 - AltLd - 26/May/12 with Andy Harper, Mat

I led p2. Hard but well protected crux corner (by in situ hex).
The Ivanator - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with Rich

Rich God 3 - AltLd - 06/May/12 with The Ivanator

Pete Graham - Solo - May/12 with Luke Porter

Stephen Shaw - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Nick

nickcj - AltLd - 29/Mar/12

Johnny Baker - 2012 with Tim Noble

Ian Hinkins - 2012

Hidden - 2012

gingermike1 - AltLd - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Took 3 big falls at crux corner due to wet slippery rock, first attempt at VS lead
Ross.Cooper - Lead dnf - 12/Nov/11 with Phil Wilkinson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Aug/11

Felt like I was going to pass out on the walk up to Pavey, ended up leading second and third pitches.
stemill - AltLd - 03/Jul/11 with Graham

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11

Calder - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Ste

sgl0jd - Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11

Ken Taylor - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Phillipa Reader

Lovely climbing. Wet crux. Ran first two pitches togather and did HVS variation at the top - well worth it.
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Steve Seale

gowla - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/11 with adam booth

Adam1973 - AltLd rpt - 11/Jun/11 with Lee Sheard

Lee Sheard - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Adam

Little B - AltLd rpt - 11/Jun/11 with Paul C

scorky345 - AltLd - 04/Jun/11 with Tim Oates, Owen Pearce

tim20 - AltLd - 04/Jun/11 with sam corcoran

Ok first pitch, small crimps and technical, my pitch was a bit scary - had a big flake, slight overhange where i placed 2 cams. lay back of the crack to a slab to an awquward move to a ledge and quite run out at this point where i put a sling on a small spike - created a bit of drag. then more of a technical slab. was in the shade late on in the day.
ekaterina sigida - AltLd - 28/Apr/11 with Adam Hughes

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 28/Apr/11

mr rob - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11

Bob - AltLd rpt - 24/Apr/11 with Alex Challoner

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11

JdotP - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Krzysztof Gorgolewski, Bike Bore

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Apr/11

Classic VS, one of the best in the lakes...
Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Tanya Savage

Loved the second pitch! Wobbled a bit on first. third better protected than expected.
Tanya Savage - 2nd - 17/Apr/11 with Neil Pacey

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Apr/11

Just 1st pitch as wet and short of much of my gear.
tmawer - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/11 with Maz

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/11

Crux very thrilling
cjc2001 - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/11

p2 (4c)
joe_lancs - AltLd O/S - 06/Mar/11

not 3 stars, maybe 1
tomhull - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/11 with matt harris

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 04/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

bsmedz - 2011

brockers - Lead - 2011

becster - AltLd - 25/Oct/10 with Mark Day

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 10/Oct/10

1&3
alisonk - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Martin

J1PEF - AltLd - 04/Sep/10

Spence22 - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/10 with Rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - 26/Jun/10

dan-8990 - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with NM

tim newton - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with dave ferguson

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/10

some exciting times
greenroom - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Paul Deane

Shuttsie - 2nd - 05/Jun/10 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - Jun/10

KevB - AltLd dog - 26/May/10 with Tony P

Conan - 2nd rpt - 23/May/10 with Chris Michalak

Adam1973 - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10 with stewart murray

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 22/May/10 with simon blythe

FRCC prospective members meet
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 24/Apr/10 with Ian Steen

markfairbank - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Mick D, Carl Rouse

led 1st pitch, MF 2nd, CR 3rd
stoat - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Carl R, markfairbank

Led 1st pitch. Then did the 5a Rib Pitch variation.
Adi Hooper - AltLd - 15/Apr/10 with Ian Hinkins

troutbeck - Lead - 10/Mar/10 with J.G.

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 2010

ST3V10 - 2010

andy gittins - Lead - 2010 with Annette

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/09

Not impressed by the guidebook description - usefull holds on left my foot! Layback the blasted thing.
Craig Geddes - Lead - 25/Aug/09 with Ellie Ames, Admiral

OK climb, not worth 3 stars imo.
Martin Davies - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/09 with Keith Wilson

Little B - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Simon

davidwright - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Sam

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Jun/09

Trobbo - AltLd - 12/Jun/09 with steve wrigley/alan blackburn

Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 31/May/09 with Kris

Led p2
Gustav - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Matt G

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09

Ben Harper - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Nils Amelinckx

All pitches led
dave657 - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Ringo

Hidden - AltLd - May/09

Led P1 and P3 ( Rib Pitch hvs 5a)
MDowson - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with polly

cat22 - 2nd - 21/Mar/09 with Mike

Seymore Butt - 2009

flatnose - 2009

Hidden - 2009

ST3V10 - Lead - 2009

martrin - Lead - 26/Sep/08 with Mike Greene

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Sep/08

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Sep/08

dannyboy83 - AltLd O/S - Aug/08 with Dad

Lead pitches 1 and 2 together. Nice well protected crux. Finished on Rib pitch
Conan - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/08 with Loz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

One move wonder? Great but short lived!
IanJackson - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

tried the rib pitch finish, but not sure which way to go.
daveclarke5 - AltLd - 15/Jun/08 with Russell

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/08

Guy Wilson - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with Byron Buck

Byronius Maximus - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with Guy Wilson

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/08

2nd pitch - beautiful setting and very nice climbing
garburn - AltLd O/S - 06/May/08 with Gideon Mordecai

First trad multipitch. Led first pitch.
gidmord - AltLd O/S - 06/May/08 with nilsamelinckx

Pete did the 5a aree finish
Simon Holden (LCandCC) - AltLd O/S - 05/May/08 with Pete Nugent

Hidden - AltLd - May/08

penrithblencathra - AltLd - 22/Apr/08 with Sean

swmackey - AltLd - Apr/08 with TJ

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2008

Lead 1st and 3rd Pitch with HVS variation finish. Found crux on 3rd pitch quite hard.
bob3141 - AltLd - 20/Oct/07 with James, Rob Head

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/07

Theeni - Lead - 31/Aug/07 with Matt Kemp

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/07

steev - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Alex T

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/07

net - AltLd - 10/Jun/07 with Pete M

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 10/Jun/07 with Annette

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/07 with Owen

khawk - AltLd - 15/Apr/07 with WH

simon kimber - AltLd O/S - 2007 with Wheely

reg_measures - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with claire salter

Still damp from rain, but still a very good route. Carried in gear whilst running MLT.
Zoomer - AltLd - 23/Aug/06 with Paul Chiddle

great route , good gear , good location
sam@work - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/06 with tom

Dan 85 - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/06 with Tim

lead p2
colin milton - AltLd - 14/Jun/06 with shaun l

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/06

Neil Ireson - 2nd - 04/Sep/05 with Jane

Richard Weller - AltLd - 21/Aug/05 with Richard White

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/05

Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/05

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jun/05

Boxy - Lead O/S - May/05 with Vince

smollett - AltLd O/S - Apr/05 with Francis blunt

John Kettle - AltLd - 2005

Stone Muppet - 2005

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 13/Jun/04 with David Jones

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

Hidden - Sep/03

MaNimal - Lead - 15/Jul/03 with Jo Larty & Clare Cook

biggianthead - 29/Jun/03 with HT

andybrown114 - Lead - 25/Jun/03 with Alison Dewynter

Adi Hooper - AltLd - Jun/03 with Stockmarket Steve

andybrown114 - AltLd - 20/Mar/03 with Nick Arding

Pete Graham - 2nd - 2003 with Rick Graham

No idea if the date is right
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead O/S - 2003 with Richard Bower

Hidden - AltLd - 2003

Hidden - Jun/02

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/May/02

malc - AltLd - 23/Sep/01 with CL

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/00

Hidden - AltLd - 13/May/00

graeme gatherer - 2000

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Sep/99

FrankW - Lead O/S - 03/May/99 with Laura

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/99

mikej - AltLd - 30/Aug/98 with Nick Salmon

stokienomad - AltLd - 10/May/98

icescrew - Lead - Sep/97 with Jill Aldersley

rob.grafton - AltLd - 20/Aug/97 with Bruce Perry

five - AltLd O/S - May/97 with CH, TW

PeteCheung - AltLd - 1997 with Ian

Tarquin - 2nd - 1997

agagsgrot - 2nd O/S - Aug/96 with Chris

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jul/95 with Debbie Wilkinson

Dave Westby - Lead - 1995 with Phil Caley

Steve Lenartowicz - 1995

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jul/94

WB - Lead O/S - Jun/94 with Nicola

Hammy - AltLd - 05/Sep/93 with Alastair Boston

Narked4fun - 1993

John Marsland - AltLd - 26/Jun/92 with John Connearn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/92

lithos - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1990

Hidden - AltLd - 1990

Andy Say - Lead - 18/Jun/88

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/88

Hidden - Solo - 1988

Rob Kennard - 1987

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/84

Bob - Solo - 26/Apr/84

JohnHutch - Lead - 08/Jun/82

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/82

Hammy - AltLd - 29/May/82 with Mark Lowe

Lord of Starkness - Lead - May/82 with Stu Ely

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 09/Apr/80 with Dave Page

babymoac - 20/Oct/79 with AUMC

David Smith - Lead - 1979

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/78

Mark Kemball - AltLd - Jun/76 with Mark Pearce

Hidden - 1976

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/75

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd - Aug/75 with Gordon Tinnings

Fell from the open book corner about 30 feet hitting the slab below. My second had let go of the rope so he wouldn't burn his hands, but fortunately the rope jammed in the crack!
Sean Kelly - Lead dnf - Sep/72

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 09/Jun/68 with Bob Knapton

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Voting
Total votes cast 161
hard HVS0 of 54
HVS0 of 54
easy HVS0 of 54
hard VS13 of 54
VS40 of 54
easy VS1 of 54
hard HS0 of 54
HS0 of 54
easy HS0 of 54
hard 5a0 of 54
5a0 of 54
easy 5a0 of 54
hard 4c21 of 54
4c32 of 54
easy 4c1 of 54
hard 4b0 of 54
4b0 of 54
easy 4b0 of 54
3 Stars19 of 53
2 Stars30 of 53
1 Star2 of 53
0 Stars2 of 53
Bag of .....0 of 53
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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 280 (1.4%)
Lead54 of 280 (19.3%)
Followed23 of 280 (8.2%)
Alt Leads167 of 280 (59.6%)
Unknown32 of 280 (11.4%)

'Climbed'143 of 280 (51.1%)
clean O/S121 of 280 (43.2%)
clean β1 of 280 (0.4%)
clean rpt11 of 280 (3.9%)
dogged1 of 280 (0.4%)
dnf3 of 280 (1.1%)