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Ken's Caper HVS 4c

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[Corby's Crag Ken's Caper and Gibbon's Gambol, 3 kb]Start as for Tiger Feet but at the overhang traverse out right pass the arete and gain a rest on the lip of the big overhang. Finish up the face. © ROCKFAX
Climb the left corner of the overhang until it is possible to move right up the ramp. At the top of the ramp go straight up the slab above.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

MikeLell - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/14 with Emma Parkinson

After 5 minutes cleaning the slab at the end managed to finish it.
TimG - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

mark4344 - TR - 26/Aug/13

ewan i - Lead β - 20/Jul/13 with jack, Paul

rob87n - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Northumberland trip, May 2013, with John, Jack, Steve, Libby, Dave, Jarvis and Sarah.
Jack Whiteley - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/12 with Sarah Follmann

Hidden - TR rpt - 08/Sep/12

Lee Wilson - TR - 08/Sep/12 with Chris Scott

Klingon - 02/May/12 with Capt Kirk

chris smith - 2nd O/S - 19/Feb/12

Baggie - TR dog - 2012

mike reed - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd β - 03/Aug/11

TomAnderson11 - TR O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

oliverk - 2nd - 22/May/11 with Tim Clarke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/11

1st HVS lead. This was an easy one.
Klingon - Lead O/S - 19/May/11 with Steve 2, Albert, Steve Kirkup

Hidden - Lead - 2011

RuthC - 2nd - 18/Aug/10 with Matt Maynard

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with Ruth Colston

Anthony1 - TR O/S - 04/Aug/10 with John L

Simnel - TR - 04/Aug/10 with Tony S

akhutton88 - 2nd - 24/Jul/10

odox - Lead - 23/Jun/10 with Elizabeth Kerr

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jun/10

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Ursula

Craig McMahon - Lead O/S - 24/May/10 with Sarah Follman

scott gibson - 2010

LeeForsyth - TR RP - 09/Sep/09 with Dale Knox

Transferring to the ramp is awkward as hell. The slab is very lichenness but not very taxing.
Ardginny - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/09 with Duncan Carr

alexp - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/09 with S inkster

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 2009

Simnel - 2nd - 2009 with Mads

Plenty of gear before you kick onto the upper slab - not really any to speak of afterwards ... unless you can lassoo some of the copious vegetation! If the route saw more traffic and there was correspondingly less lichen on the upper slab then it would be worthy of at least 1 star.
JiveWeasel - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/08 with Mrs Weasel

Mrs Weasel - 2nd - 20/Jul/08 with JiveWeasel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08

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

Fell when transferring to the slab, phaffed too long placing too much gear. First HVS of the season and a lesson learnt!
Dane - Lead dog - 21/Apr/07 with John

Hidden - 2nd - 2003

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/97

JiveWeasel - 2nd - May/94 with Al H

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 24/Apr/91 with Alec Burns

Neil R - Lead - 15/Sep/90 with Sharon

Mark Kemball - Solo - 05/May/80

Hidden - 1980

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 1974 with Will Walker

Voting
Total votes cast 16
hard E10 of 7
E10 of 7
easy E10 of 7
hard HVS0 of 7
HVS6 of 7
easy HVS1 of 7
hard VS0 of 7
VS0 of 7
easy VS0 of 7
hard 5a0 of 5
5a0 of 5
easy 5a0 of 5
hard 4c0 of 5
4c3 of 5
easy 4c2 of 5
hard 4b0 of 5
4b0 of 5
easy 4b0 of 5
3 Stars0 of 4
2 Stars0 of 4
1 Star0 of 4
0 Stars4 of 4
Bag of .....0 of 4
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 48 (4.2%)
Lead21 of 48 (43.8%)
Followed13 of 48 (27.1%)
Toproped8 of 48 (16.7%)
Unknown4 of 48 (8.3%)

'Climbed'21 of 48 (43.8%)
clean O/S20 of 48 (41.7%)
clean β2 of 48 (4.2%)
clean rpt2 of 48 (4.2%)
clean RP1 of 48 (2.1%)
dogged2 of 48 (4.2%)