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Ticklists: Lakeland Revival 2015, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS.

Hidden 10/Oct AltLd
annep11 10/Oct AltLd O/S

Led P1+3. First pitch very runout but otherwise excellent slab climbing, thin and sustained the whole way. P2 much more pleasant, with a hard step in the corner to start but good gear was quite a relief. P3 was harrowing. After the initial wall and bollard-ledge, looked up to find the finish pouring with water (it hadn't rained in a week and the rest of the route was mostly dry, with the exception of a puddle in the thank-god jug on P1). Misjudged what the “cigar-shaped rock” was meant to be and interpreted “the cracks on either side of the cigar” as an invitation to step right across a small gap and onto dry rock. Unfortunately, it quickly became clear that I had selected an option with only about 2m of rock of any kind, followed by 15m of very steep gearless heather. After an afternoon in the library, I’m pretty confident I finished up the adjacent route (see topo in the 1967 guide). The 1911 guide notes: “It reeks with danger and rank vegetation ; moreover, loose holds occur at crucial points…The writer trusts that few climbers will be attracted by Benison's Chimney.” Oops.

with Stephen
MikeLeeds 04/Oct AltLd O/S
with Dave Clark
PeteWilson 08/Sep 2nd O/S

really disappointed not to get chance to lead any of this route due to an early epic trying to do it as a 3. lovely climbing, never hard, and well protected after p1

with Dave
youwillfindjimbo 31/Aug AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Aug AltLd O/S
gingerking ?/Aug AltLd O/S
Climbster 03/Jul AltLd O/S

Lakeland Revival - P 1+3

with Ian
Hidden 16/May Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr Lead O/S
lost.arrow 20/Sep/14 AltLd
with Stu Sherwood
climbingpixie 13/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
with Andy
DavidEvans 11/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Nice route. Scary p1, good climbing on p2. Direct looks ace.

with John Helme
Hidden 29/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
gav 17/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Conan lead P1, Giles P2 and I got P3. Protection thin on P1 but abundant on P3. Giles took the bypass on P2 to avoid the initial corner, which I took direct on second. Nice climbing; holds all there, though often not obvious. Top pitch was a bit damp inside the chimney but fine on the sides.

with Giles, Conan
Conan 17/Jun/14 AltLd

What an amazing route. How can anyone think otherwise. All three pitches had really nice climbing. At least 2 stars 1st pitch quite poorly protected though but good gear after that.

with KMC
joe_lancs 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/13 AltLd O/S
6aPunter ??/2013 -
Hidden 25/Mar/12 AltLd
Bob Windsor ??/2012 AltLd
with Pete Graham
Hidden 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
sgl0jd ?/Jul/11 -

spooky first pitch but the rest was fine. imagine it'd be grim if even slightly wet

tim newton 31/May/10 AltLd O/S
tmawer 31/May/10 AltLd O/S
with Tim Newton
Hidden ??/2010 -
Trobbo 12/Jun/09 AltLd
with steve wrigley/alan blackburn
steve prior ?/Jun/09 AltLd
with Andy C
Hidden ?/May/09 AltLd
nakedave 18/Apr/09 AltLd
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
Hidden 23/Sep/08 AltLd O/S
martrin 06/Jun/08 Lead

2 stars my arse worst climb i have done this year, why is it in the selected climb guide

with Sarah Kekus
Hidden 06/Jun/08 2nd
simon kimber ??/2007 AltLd

hard for the grade. alex snapped a hold and took a factor 1 fall on the 2nd pitch

with Wheely
Hidden 13/Jul/04 AltLd
Shaw Brown 13/Jun/04 Lead
with David Jones
Hidden 25/Aug/00 AltLd O/S
graeme gatherer ??/2000 -
Hidden ?/Oct/99 -
biggianthead 05/Jul/97 -
with HT
Andy Say 14/Sep/96 Lead
Pete Nugent 11/Jun/95 AltLd

Missed out p1 by traversing in to bottom of p.2 as per Cascade Direct (for some reason - perhaps wet?) Led p2 (5a), JAB led p3.

with John Bennison
NickJH ??/1995 -
Hidden 18/May/92 2nd
Dave Musgrove 25/May/91 AltLd

Attempted Cascade Direct but it was filthy and pegs looked rotten. Escaped up the original.

with Simon Baker
Hidden ??/1990 AltLd
Hidden ??/1989 AltLd O/S
Steve Crowe 20/Sep/86 AltLd O/S
Bob 18/Apr/82 AltLd O/S
with S. Stean
Falko 03/May/80 AltLd O/S
with Al W.
uphillnow ??/1980 AltLd

Charlie got best pitch

with charlie french
robinsi197 ??/1980 -
with Barbara
Hidden 11/Jun/78 Lead
Hidden 11/Jun/78 AltLd
Hidden 03/Jun/78 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/78 AltLd
Mark Kemball 23/Jun/77 2nd
with Tim Leech
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1977 Lead
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