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Brandybuck HVS 5a

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[Legolas in the centre with Brandybuck going to the right from the overhang, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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This climb is in 29 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Quite pumpy
Deary65 - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Georgia

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/May/14

veeeery pumpy. and hard. placing gear on a steep layback crack with virtually no reasonable footholds can be amazingly hard. after I had two pieces in and my arms were close to giving up I decided that I'll have to go for it - and just made it by the skin of my teeth.
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/13 with Mike

Fell off in May/08 from hanging around at the bottom of the crack - know now that was fair enough! Felt quite a bit harder than Legolas, E1 imo.
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 07/Oct/12 with Becca

bloody hell, this is hard. Seriousy doubt the grade given! It is definitely 5b - full on hard pumpy moves with excellent gear - if you've got strength to place it.
hms - Lead dog - 20/Mar/12 with Brian

bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 20/Mar/12 with Helen S

Hidden - TR O/S - 23/Oct/11

cornish bird - TR - 23/Oct/11

James had half an hour left so we decided to do one quick route. I found this pretty tough for the grade, strenuous with poor footholds good climbing though. Strangely whenever I've been to the crag before I've never noticed it that is until today.
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11 with James Rich

I found this quite hard for the grade. Handholds are good throughout but the footholds are quite small.
JamesRich - 2nd dog - 24/Sep/11 with Jack Bradbrook

Great climb, worth a star. Felt quite hard though especially placing gear in the crack. Found it awkward and pumpy to place so had to run out above one nut at the start of the crack.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Martin Stanfield

Good lead from Rob, looked wuite pumpy to place gear, but a nice route. Quite balancy to get over to the crack in the middle of the slab.
Stanley - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Cragking

31770 - 2011

Harder than Legolas
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/10 with Clare

Tomar - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/10 with Tom

Matt Bennett - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09

andy dunn - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/09 with J

luke13 - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Andy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Feb/08

Hidden - TR - 26/Jan/08

We're Jamming, we're jamming, we're jamming!
ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Nikki

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/07

gimmer - Lead - May/07

Hard move over to the RH crack. I did it just above the OH, Clare did it a little lower.
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/07 with Clare

Moved over underneath overhang. Pumpy.
Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07 with douglas

Matt Tranter - 2007

Jen79 - TR dnf - 2007 with Matt Tranter

Boxy - Lead dog - Aug/99 with Izzy

Jon Didymus - TR O/S - 26/Jul/92 with Jeremy

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Voting
Total votes cast 17
hard E10 of 6
E10 of 6
easy E14 of 6
hard HVS2 of 6
HVS0 of 6
easy HVS0 of 6
hard VS0 of 6
VS0 of 6
easy VS0 of 6
hard 5b0 of 6
5b0 of 6
easy 5b4 of 6
hard 5a0 of 6
5a2 of 6
easy 5a0 of 6
hard 4c0 of 6
4c0 of 6
easy 4c0 of 6
3 Stars0 of 5
2 Stars1 of 5
1 Star4 of 5
0 Stars0 of 5
Bag of .....0 of 5
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Style of ascent

Lead17 of 29 (58.6%)
Followed4 of 29 (13.8%)
Toproped6 of 29 (20.7%)
Unknown2 of 29 (6.9%)

'Climbed'6 of 29 (20.7%)
clean O/S15 of 29 (51.7%)
clean rpt3 of 29 (10.3%)
clean RP1 of 29 (3.4%)
dogged3 of 29 (10.3%)
dnf1 of 29 (3.4%)