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Roger the Cabin Boy* VS 4c

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A slight bolder feeling finish up the groove and slab. © ROCKFAX
Paul Hornbrook 1997

Ticklists: Eastern Peak Grit 100 VD- VS, All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

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This climb is in 89 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Fell on the second move! But I was able to manage the left traverse even though I couldn't reach the foot hold from the ledge.
Angeline - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Tony

Easy
jamesrogersakathebeast - 2nd - 16/Jun/14 with Tom Frankenberg

riff156 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Liz Osbourne

quickdrawmcraw - 14/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

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

Tony Hy - Lead O/S - 2014

mattgrange - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/13

Martin Bagshaw - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Jeremy, Piers Harley

Piers Harley - 2nd - 20/Jul/13 with Martin Bagshaw, Jeremy Windsor

dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Paul Hy, Phil Taylor

Paul Hy - 2nd rpt - 15/Jul/13 with Paul G, Michael H

the power - 2nd rpt - 15/Jul/13 with rob

Knot-Paul - 2nd dog - 15/Jul/13 with Mick, Paul HY

Sidekick - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

Exciting move or two.
JohnHutch - Lead - 17/Jun/13 with L

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Dave S

cherad - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Louise Bell

Hidden - 2nd - 16/May/13

the power - Lead rpt - 09/May/13 with ken

andy.smythe - Lead - May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/13

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Phil Hewish

Phil Hewish - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with Mark Cunnington

bit of a non route really, the same as sail buttress.
LukeP LCC - 2nd - 14/Apr/13 with steve kirman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - Apr/13

the power - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/13 with deacon

Theeni - 2nd O/S - 04/Jan/13 with John McEvoy

Hidden - 2nd - 2013

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/12

DaveB61 - Lead - 28/Aug/12 with Ruth Gordon

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/12

newvena - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/12 with will

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/12

Felt quite tough for the grade to me. Worthwhile route
martroberts - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

mattshort - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12

jshields - Lead - 25/Feb/12 with Dave Sargent, Ed James

davewsargent - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with jon shields

ash longreach - Lead - Feb/12 with jim

Couldn't see the holds at first but very straight-forward once you move up and commit.
charley - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Ange, Kev

Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Angela Paul, Charley Fell

nice climb
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

axeman - Sent - 07/Oct/11 with michael

spragglerocks - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Matt Box

Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Rachel Spraggs

lou_p - 2nd - 24/Sep/11 with Duncan

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

Hidden - Lead dnf - 13/Sep/11

edd rab - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11 with James Newby

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 24/May/11 with Adam

bit of a blinkered one-move-wonder. Quite a good move though.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 24/May/11 with victim of mathematics

Thought I was doing the HS, so a bit of a stiff warm up. A lovely route, a little shocked by the holds I went for first off... then commited to the bulge.
Emma-Louise Anderson - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Mel Brown

robal - 09/Apr/11

Cake - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/11 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/11

haydng - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Richard Gilbert

Trusting rockover onto smeared foot low down, Nice move off the ledge. Top section felt a bit eliminate.
Richard Gilbert - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Haydn Gaukroger

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 14/Aug/10

Guy Atkinson - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/10 with Rachel Burgess, Matt Tregellas, Ben Silvestre

Birdo - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/10

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 21/May/10

frume - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with mark, Rory Juss

mcr_gearfreak - Lead - 2010

Hardest lead so far. Crux required confidence.
da_cox - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09 with Richard Overitt, Andy Overitt

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Oct/09

SGD - Lead - 22/Sep/09 with Jonny WMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09

jwpil - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/09 with Mat

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/09

Had 2 attempts at crux, but did it on 3rd. Loads of gear.
KeithW - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Dave Clark

Hidden - 2009

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with Chris FitzHugh

Becky E - 2nd - 27/Sep/08 with Adam Burt

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Becky Ellis

Ing - Lead - 20/Sep/08 with James

rogersavery - 2nd - 13/Jul/08 with Ed Taylor

tedburt - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Roger Savery

cem - 2nd - 13/Apr/08 with Mark O'Neill

btc - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/08 with floris b

Rampikino - Lead - 07/Oct/07 with Cat

Hidden - Solo - 18/Aug/07

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/07 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd RP - 30/Jul/07 with Ben H

Pythonist - 2nd rpt - 18/May/07 with Chris Jennions

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/07

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 45
hard HVS0 of 15
HVS0 of 15
easy HVS0 of 15
hard VS1 of 15
VS11 of 15
easy VS3 of 15
hard HS0 of 15
HS0 of 15
easy HS0 of 15
hard 5a0 of 15
5a1 of 15
easy 5a0 of 15
hard 4c9 of 15
4c3 of 15
easy 4c2 of 15
hard 4b0 of 15
4b0 of 15
easy 4b0 of 15
3 Stars0 of 15
2 Stars1 of 15
1 Star14 of 15
0 Stars0 of 15
Bag of .....0 of 15
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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 89 (9.0%)
Lead44 of 89 (49.4%)
Followed32 of 89 (36.0%)
Toproped1 of 89 (1.1%)
Bouldered1 of 89 (1.1%)
Unknown3 of 89 (3.4%)

'Climbed'28 of 89 (31.5%)
clean O/S53 of 89 (59.6%)
clean rpt4 of 89 (4.5%)
clean RP1 of 89 (1.1%)
dogged2 of 89 (2.2%)
dnf1 of 89 (1.1%)