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Borneo* VS 4c

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Ticklists: Craig Bwlch y Moch Starred VS Challenge.

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This climb is in 89 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Good climbing throughout which deserves more traffic. No problem with drag as one pitch. Cleaned as much as we could with hands/nutkeys, upsetting many woodlice in the process. Very enjoyable.
BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/14 with Kasha

kasha_gregson - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/14 with Bram

Brilliant route and a good effort on lead from Stevie (even if it did take him an hour and and a half :-P. Very interesting and varied climbing throughout. A thin slab in the middle with some gritstone-esque 'friction climbing' and then some excellent climbing up the groove at the top.
SuperLee1985 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with stevie lee

StevieLee - Lead - 22/Jun/14 with Dan Easton, Lee Cammann

eastonator - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Steven Lee, Lee Cammann

Brilliant climbing. Loved the slab that seemingly went on forever. Then the cracks at the top. Perfect. It was very dirty with many holds muddy or filled with vegetation but I cleaned it up a bit.
knighty - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Simon Gale

eastonator - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Chris Knight

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/14

Clean it all of for the BMC Tremfest. quite pleasant under all the veg :)
JamesWilliams - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with jamesA

could do with a bit more cleaning/ gardening
hazeysunshine - Lead - 05/May/14 with Alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

Done in 1 pitch. Dirty at the start but a nice technical slab half way and a tough v groove to finish. Still needs more traffic.
ashsleight - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/13 with George best

herman0055 - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/13 with ash sleight

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/13

ritchierich - Lead rpt - 26/May/13 with Alan Evans

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13

Lead both pitches, Belayed lower than wanted due to all gear placements being overgrown. Top bit much harder without the block that fell. Ended up going out to the face on the right to finish. Little bit run out and scary!
abbotsmike - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Martin Rickett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/13

Hidden - 19/May/13

Looked grotty to lead, unclear route description in our book. Loose ańd veggy at top but surprising nice to second!
oddtoast - 2nd - 04/May/13 with Gav

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Claire, Simon

Leelogs - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with SCC, Colin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13

simonp - Lead O/S - Apr/13 with Tom O'Rourke

An awesome route, did in one pitch, rope drag wasn't too bad
Sol Armer - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/13

One pitch
ianstevens - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

Hidden - 27/Sep/12

brockers - 2nd - 23/Jun/12 with Maggie Bass

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/12

AMI workshop with Steve Long, Teaching Lead Climbing, Also did combo of first pitch of One Step in the Clouds and Helle Babe. All climbs like waterfalls,done in two waterproofs and still soaked. Graet lead on Borneo by Bruno.
Simon Cahill - 2nd - 15/Jun/12 with Bruno

Sophie Nunn - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/12 with Pete S, Ceridwen Hutchinson

I thought the last bit very bold for VS, and quite loose/dirty/vegetated, might clean up with a bit of traffic.
Ceridwen - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/12 with Pete Staves, Sophie Nunn

Jones_88 - 02/Jun/12

adam06 - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Wyn Jones

mr mills - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with alun hughes

christoph owen - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/12 with gethin

Hidden - 2012

sgp311 - AltLd - 2012

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 25/Sep/11

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

Lead scary P2
JamesBritton - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Jeandré Van Der Merwe, Claire Sealey

keithpeck - AltLd O/S - 28/May/11

Lead 1st pitch
abbotsmike - AltLd O/S - 27/May/11 with Keith peck

I pitched this to aviod rope drag. Had started the 2nd pitch and was finding the V groove harder than expected when a guy on Rio shouted over to stay out the groove and move up the flake. The Beta was most welcome :) Really good route this! Great friction.
SGD - Lead β - 01/May/11 with Vicky Holmes

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Rich Rogers, Dave Wilkinson

Sam Simpson - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Christian Turford

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - 06/Apr/11

Ieuan - 2nd O/S - Apr/11

Gear remove on this climb.
ritchierich - 2nd rpt - 29/Jan/11 with Andy McQue, Vinny

vinspin - AltLd - 29/Jan/11 with andy mcque, ritchie

Hidden - 2011

alias dave - Lead O/S - 2011 with Sam.EB

PAJames - 2011

P1
The Green Giant - Lead O/S - 28/Nov/10 with Dan with the van

dan-8990 - AltLd O/S - 28/Nov/10 with AO

PYB (Mike Raine) - very nice, i think the gear would have just about stayed in...a sling on a flat topped block held in by a RP2 pulling sideways in a horizontal break. Top grove is pretty good too.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Mike Raine, Ben Tibbets

A good climb now it's clean. Probably best enjoyed in two pitches, as we did. Led P2.
Andy Clarke - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/10 with Alex

Harri777 - 2nd - 02/May/10 with George W, Naomi

Nice airy technical moves on upper slab. Skipped chimney as vegetation and slime.
NB Pixel - AltLd O/S - 02/May/10 with George O, Harri!

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10

Despite the guide book description, this climb was worth doing and not too vegetated. Delicate climbing up some sparsely protected slabs leads you to the final V-chimney; which has some superb well protected moves to gain the top
craig h - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Janet Hannah

Into to multi-pitch for Bridgette and Hannah. Route still needs more traffic!
Ken Applegate - Lead - 10/Apr/10 with Hannah, Bridgette

Hidden - 15/Mar/10

Lovely climb although the slab would have been far nicer in the dry!!!
Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/09 with Gareth james

Cardi - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/09 with Anthony A

Hidden - Lead - 14/Aug/09

Large cams useful
Glyn - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/09 with Trystan

mike278 - AltLd O/S - 02/May/09 with Rob and Chris

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Apr/09

Giles-Caradog - AltLd O/S - Apr/09

Much like the country, wet and verdant.
sammoore - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/09 with Ivan Holroyd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/08

HS 4B in grade and just been re-cleaned so lower section is dirty.
ritchierich - AltLd rpt - 03/May/08 with Wyn Price

In one long (55m) pitch - super stuff. The long slabby first pitch has very little gear (prob VS 4b), the short steep second pitch is harder but has loads of gear (VS 4c).
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Carmen

ewen - 27/Aug/07 with mike/steve

Stone fall, one trashed rope.(plus a nauseous hangover)
Keith Jones - 2nd - 30/Jul/07 with David

Karlos - AltLd - 21/Apr/07 with John M

Hjort - Lead - 24/Mar/07 with William Malcolm

cleaned it up good
Sgt. Vest - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with toby vye

ritchierich - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/06 with Phil Taggart

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Total votes cast 65
hard HVS0 of 23
HVS0 of 23
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hard VS0 of 23
VS19 of 23
easy VS1 of 23
hard HS1 of 23
HS0 of 23
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hard 5a0 of 23
5a0 of 23
easy 5a1 of 23
hard 4c1 of 23
4c14 of 23
easy 4c7 of 23
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Style of ascent

Lead37 of 89 (41.6%)
Followed26 of 89 (29.2%)
Alt Leads17 of 89 (19.1%)
Unknown9 of 89 (10.1%)

'Climbed'33 of 89 (37.1%)
clean O/S50 of 89 (56.2%)
clean β1 of 89 (1.1%)
clean rpt5 of 89 (5.6%)