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Sirius* HS 4b

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[Pylon King enjoying the exposure on Sirius (only HS!) - Lizard point, 3 kb]An exposed journey that winds its way through some impressive ground on massive holds. Start at the base of a very steep wall on a long ledge below a short pinnacle.. 1) 4a, 15m. Climb rightwards down the ledge until steep moves on good holds lead up past a large white blob to a corner. Climb a short way up the corner and then move out right around the arete to a good ledge and belay.. 2) 4b, 22m. Move right and down, crossing the ramp-line (that rises to the left) to gain a short corner that leads up to the arete. An overhanging corner continues up leftwards. Follow this line, stepping left onto the wall to avoid steep ground, until large grassy ledges lead to a thread belay. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Pylon King enjoying the exposure on Sirius (only HS!) - Lizard point © Mrs Laura Steen - Davies
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This climb is in 53 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Fairly simple...lots of loose rock on this crag near the top of most climbs.
Jimmykeenan01 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/14

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 13/Apr/14 with Clare

Great little route! I lead P1, Neil lead P2. Little rope jam on pink, meant I seconded P2 solely on Neil's blue.
manbat - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/14 with neil stubbs

I led P2
neilstubbs - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Matt George

mauricechetwyndwoods1 - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/14 with archie reed

Ribbit - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/13 with Tom, Ian

Dilwat - 2nd rpt - 22/Nov/13 with Dave P, Tom M

whiteexplorer - 2nd O/S - 22/Nov/13 with Dave Piper, Dilwat

Homes - 01/Apr/13

wild :)
john lynch - AltLd - 01/Apr/13 with luke holmes, sam arthur

arandall - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - 2nd O/S - 09/Feb/13 with arandall

Dave192939 - Lead rpt - 09/Feb/13 with Rebecca Parfrey

Lovely climb. Great crag, v. atmospheric.
Skip - 2nd O/S - 20/Jan/13 with Luxulyan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/12

Intimidating looking start but really fun. More delicate on top pitch but a little scruffy in places.
oscaig - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with R Tidy

jakenichol - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/12 with Kayleigh Tremaine

trants1 - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/11 with deklan

deklan - Lead - 20/Oct/11 with chris

gg4419 - Lead O/S - Jul/11

P1
Dilwat - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with SurferStan

SurferStan - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Dilwat

Hidden - Lead - 28/Apr/11

colin milton - 2nd rpt - 15/Apr/11 with eric milton

Nice climb, the first pitch is the best
njongml - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

Well I ticked that we did Sirius but not convinced and had to abseil down to retrieve gear on first pitch before topping the second pitch as Pete ended up in free space :-) We climbed just to the right of the obvious corner (which probably does have the arm sinking crack) on the route that is indicated on page 272d of the climbers club guide. Fun and airy but it doesn't really match the description or the grade as the top was alot easier. It would be great if somebody could fill in the blanks!
nickstephens - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11 with Peter Jones

SamChessell - 2nd O/S - 16/Nov/10

Ok. Hamish lead first pitch and I lead second. Care needed as holds a bit loose-Hamish pulled one off and almost fell!
andrea83 - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/10 with Hamish

Holds that broke, rope faff and "Interesting" rock made for an emotional first pitch. Easy for the grade and the views were great.
Hamish777 - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/10 with Andrea

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/10

With Pete (Kernow Klimber). The descent was scarier than the climb! Sharp rock.
KDW - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/09

briar4012 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/09 with Marti

RichardMc - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/08 with Tony Williams

Did the first pitch of this and an alternative finish. Massive holds and steep!
JackMountains - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Ben Snook

Ben Snook - 2nd - 17/Feb/08 with n0ph33r

James Gomez - Jul/07 with Tom Bauer

Tombauer - Jul/07 with James Gomez

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Aug/06

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Aug/06

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with Laura

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Sep/04

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/03

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jun/01

Ashley Hold - Solo - 10/Oct/98 with Laurence North

2 other routes done here (HVS)
craig h - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/97 with Janet Hannah

colin milton - AltLd - 07/Aug/94 with eric milton

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Apr/94

sdht - 1994 with Andy Stotesbury

sniffer - AltLd - 1993 with G Christmas

ChrisJD - Lead - 22/Apr/92 with BruceT

auld al - AltLd O/S - May/91

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 53 (3.8%)
Lead18 of 53 (34.0%)
Followed11 of 53 (20.8%)
Alt Leads18 of 53 (34.0%)
Unknown4 of 53 (7.5%)

'Climbed'18 of 53 (34.0%)
clean O/S31 of 53 (58.5%)
clean rpt4 of 53 (7.5%)