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Ticklists: Preston Mountaineering Club First Ascents, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS.

Pete Rigby 15/May Lead O/S
with Jack Palmer
MFB 11/May Solo
Petarghh 06/May Lead
Hidden 05/May AltLd rpt
Jamie lewis walker 05/May Lead
FDixon 12/Mar 2nd
Hidden 12/Mar 2nd
Sam P 11/Mar AltLd O/S
with Oli Cockburn
MFB 05/Mar Lead
with James
JenShelley 06/Feb AltLd

In the pouring rain. Scrambled up pitch 1 and made the first belay behind the pinnacle. I led p2, then Adam led p3 and p4 together.

MFB 03/Feb -

Lovely sunny day

with tim corby
Ric2ragas ??/2016 -
Andrew Holden 01/Nov/15 Lead
dkd 17/Oct/15 -
with Sue Fox, Trevor
Marq 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Vicky L 04/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Marq
MFB 28/Sep/15 Solo
MFB 08/Sep/15 Solo
John Kettle ?/Sep/15 -


MFB 30/Aug/15 Solo
MFB 29/Aug/15 Solo
Sophie Seviour 25/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Michael Aylen 24/Aug/15 Lead O/S
bsamo 17/Aug/15 -
Robbie Blease 17/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
with Clare
ChelseyRoberts ?/Aug/15 AltLd

Lead all 3 pitches

VictoriaPancake ?/Aug/15 2nd
dkd 24/Jul/15 Lead
with Jenny
Hidden 11/Jul/15 2nd
MFB 23/Jun/15 Lead
with James
youwillfindjimbo 19/May/15 Solo O/S
James_Kendal 05/Apr/15 AltLd rpt
with Cath
Peter Metcalfe 08/Mar/15 Solo
kn ??/2015 Lead
MFB 27/Nov/14 Lead rpt

wet, gentle drizzle, short rack

with tim corby
CMoore 25/Nov/14 Solo
John Brayshaw 15/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Nov/14 2nd
Homer 25/Sep/14 Lead O/S
planetmarshall 21/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Stephen Shaw 15/Sep/14 Lead
with Jen
Jenni Myers 06/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Lead
Zoomer 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Simple climbing, gear average but good positions.

with A Student
SteChappie ?/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with zoomer
Wesley Orvis 20/Jul/14 Lead
Wesley Orvis 18/Jul/14 Lead
Wesley Orvis 17/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/14 AltLd
Wesley Orvis 10/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/14 AltLd
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd
Zoe Cockburn 20/Jun/14 Lead
James_Kendal 14/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 14/Jun/14 2nd
spadge 14/Jun/14 AltLd
aljones91 06/Jun/14 Lead
Harry Shuell 04/Apr/14 AltLd

lead main pitch to the belay next to the tree, Spooner did last pitch

Peter Metcalfe 02/Apr/14 Solo
Hidden ?/Apr/14 AltLd
Marshall ?/Apr/14 AltLd
with Dan Wiseman
James_Kendal 27/Mar/14 2nd
with Graham
Wesley Orvis 15/Mar/14 Lead
joe hallam 13/Mar/14 Lead O/S

should have split p1. first move from the pinnacle hard for the grade. nice route with some nice positions and exposure. finished in dark with perigrine landing inches from james's head.

with james seed
ChrisGreen 13/Mar/14 AltLd rpt

I led 1st pitch, Ann led 2nd, the first move above the pinnacle was tricky, nice from there.

with Ann S
Ann S 13/Mar/14 AltLd
with Chris Greenhalgh
Hidden 11/Mar/14 2nd
Ian Hinkins 11/Mar/14 AltLd
with Hal
Hidden 11/Mar/14 Lead
Wesley Orvis 09/Mar/14 AltLd
stevorobs3 08/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Jacob Forshaw 08/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Jim Haydock 01/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
ian.ross.bnc ?/Feb/14 Lead O/S

with OUMC

Alfie Conn ??/2014 -
MFB 12/Nov/13 Lead rpt

tim threw my bugette off the crag!! - lunchtime ascent

with tim corby
cas smerdon 01/Nov/13 AltLd
with Mark S
Wesley Orvis 29/Sep/13 Lead

prettyy serious route a vdiff but very nice

Hidden 08/Sep/13 AltLd
MFB 11/Jul/13 Lead

hot day out

with lucie
mark v 02/Jun/13 2nd
with Mike Norbury
Hidden 19/May/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/May/13 Lead
dkd 04/May/13 Lead
with Peter S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead
Stephen Shaw 04/Mar/13 Lead
with Nick
91dave 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/13 2nd
Sam_Marsland 26/Feb/13 Lead O/S
A Mountain Journey 26/Feb/13 2nd
Hidden 24/Feb/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/12 2nd
dapperdan 18/Aug/12 2nd

with joe

ClareM.123 09/Aug/12 AltLd O/S

led second pitch.

Rog Wilko 21/May/12 Lead

Via pitch 3 of Original Route.

with Karl Mason
Radioactiveman 21/May/12 2nd

First climb since accident last year :)

DGY 12/May/12 Lead
with John & Graham
GeorgeWoodward 12/May/12 Solo O/S
Wayne A 28/Mar/12 2nd
with Karen Pickering
elliptic 25/Feb/12 Solo
Hidden 05/Nov/11 AltLd O/S
Rog Wilko 05/Nov/11 AltLd

A nice route on good rock. The initial groove is much harder than anything else on the route, so look out for protecting your second with a high runner. For a more balanced route, consider starting up pitch 3 of Original Route.

with Charlotte Goedvolk
Hidden 14/Oct/11 Lead rpt
wheelo 20/Sep/11 2nd
with terrance, ann
Hidden 20/Sep/11 Lead
Paul-Michael 18/Sep/11 AltLd O/S

Diccon lead first pitch, crux moving up behind the pinnacle and step right 4a.(rest of the route was Diff). I lead second pitch ignore the guide book distances, 3m to the corner which is 2m high.

Hidden 18/Sep/11 Lead
Ann S 15/Sep/11 AltLd O/S

Very enjoyable led first pitch.

with Chris Greenhalgh
AmandaJG ?/Sep/11 TR
Hidden 04/May/11 2nd O/S
Shaw Brown 30/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd dnf
John Kettle 19/Apr/11 Solo
Hidden 12/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
davesb 12/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 05/Apr/11 2nd
Rosyk 22/Mar/11 2nd O/S
FrJ 05/Mar/11 2nd
with Ian Jones, Matt Shreeve
Woodiee 06/Nov/10 AltLd rpt
with sam webb
Sue Underwood 03/Aug/10 Lead O/S

First four metres of climb were pretty hard for the grade but quite simple after that. I split first pitch into two to be able to see Polly seconding. Descent via large split blocks slippery after drizzle. Would consider belaying down first bit of descent next time.

Polly4 03/Aug/10 2nd
victim of mathematics 01/Aug/10 AltLd rpt

No guidebook, no idea where we were going other than a vague recollection of going off route once before. All very good fun. Did it in 2 pitches, I led the first.

with Dan
Hidden 17/Jun/10 Lead
Cussyb 15/Jun/10 2nd rpt

We split the the first section. The stretch across to the right above and behind the pinnacle is quite tricky.

MartinLister 18/May/10 AltLd
with Peter Brown
nich0las 24/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with James S, Guy W
ollyroberts 11/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Pam
Pam Manning 11/Mar/10 2nd
with Olly
Hidden 09/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 -
innesmac ??/2010 -
A Mountain Journey ??/2010 Lead
with Kate
KateA ??/2010 2nd
Ander 13/Oct/09 AltLd
with Jimb0
Jimb0 13/Oct/09 AltLd
with Ander
Hidden 30/Sep/09 2nd RP
Hidden 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
runwildjohn 23/Sep/09 AltLd
George Ormerod 04/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
Harry Holmes 27/Jul/09 2nd O/S
HansUDes 20/Jun/09 2nd O/S

VD with Owain Jones climbed in the rain

Gustav 29/May/09 AltLd O/S
with Matt G
Hidden 29/May/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 24/May/09 2nd
rashwell ?/May/09 2nd

First outdoor climb

Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
David Walker 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Jason McCluskey, Maria
MariaT 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Jason McCluskey, David Walker
RGreig ?/Apr/09 Lead
Dave Wearing 22/Mar/09 Lead
with Sandra Handcock
Hidden 17/Feb/09 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
Bex_M 11/Oct/08 AltLd O/S
with Ewan Buckingham
Jim Malo 21/Sep/08 AltLd
Hidden 14/Sep/08 2nd O/S
John Kettle 10/Sep/08 Solo
Hidden 29/Aug/08 Lead
nikinko 29/Aug/08 2nd O/S

woosed off leading pitch 1, followed the rest. pitch one tad wet and slimy, rest ok.

with 184Dave
John Kettle 08/Aug/08 Solo

once up it, twice down it

tobydunford 27/Jul/08 Solo O/S
hellboundblr 13/Jul/08 AltLd

Me P1.

Andysomething 29/May/08 Lead O/S

Went off route immediately and finished up making a bold and thin move back into the so called sentry box. Pete followed in big boots up the normal way!

with Peter McGarry
Hidden 26/May/08 AltLd
lucasp 17/May/08 AltLd O/S

lead 2nd pitch

with joe(lmc)
JulesOnline 07/May/08 2nd β
with Andy Bruce & Freddie
Hidden 07/May/08 2nd
bjlsmith 19/Apr/08 2nd
with Lewis and Mike
Andy DB 16/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with James B
Hidden 16/Apr/08 2nd
le_grimpeur 16/Apr/08 AltLd
with Kate
Hidden 08/Apr/08 Solo
Hidden 02/Apr/08 AltLd
barney800 ?/Apr/08 2nd
Hidden 03/Mar/08 2nd O/S
jh5638 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Feb/08 AltLd
troutbeck 09/Feb/08 Solo rpt
rob k 27/Jan/08 AltLd O/S
with M Schmude
Hidden ??/2008 -
nickcj ??/2008 -
Hidden 18/Oct/07 Lead O/S
MDowson 13/Oct/07 AltLd
Woodiee 13/Oct/07 AltLd O/S

typical lake district day, cloud level below the crag and raining, so easy climbs it was, nice exposure around 1st belay ledge- decent to the right has proper dodgy rock step- take care (specially in the slimey wet)

OffshoreAndy 29/Sep/07 2nd
with Lancs Phil & Jeff
Dan 85 27/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Alexander
Rob Rocket 25/Jul/07 AltLd O/S
with Sarka
williap 06/Jun/07 Lead
with Pete Crease
Hidden 20/May/07 Solo
Hidden 20/May/07 Solo O/S
Howard J 06/May/07 Lead rpt

Finished in the rain and went to the pub

Stephen Shaw 16/Apr/07 AltLd
mikekeswick ?/Mar/07 AltLd
with gill
lucasp ??/2007 AltLd O/S
with Brian and Mark
simon kimber ??/2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden 29/Oct/06 -
practicalcat 10/Aug/06 2nd
with Dave Wearing
Dave Wearing 10/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Practicalcat.
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
BazVee 16/Jun/06 AltLd
with Martin
Julie Carroll 15/Jun/06 AltLd
with Malcolm Dyson
Hidden 24/Apr/06 2nd
le_grimpeur 21/Apr/06 AltLd
with Dad
DGY 21/Apr/06 AltLd
Sam Judson 15/Apr/06 AltLd O/S

Lovely route, but had a bit of a problem just above the Oak Tree - is the route meant ot cross above the Oak Tree, or AT the Oak Tree?

with Caroline Judson
Anna Horrox 12/Apr/06 2nd
clive-greenwood 12/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Anna
Matty ?/Feb/06 Lead O/S

Jules and Sarah unable to proceed, so soloed up to them and lead 3/4 of the route.

with Jules Robson, Sarah Burkitt
Jules_Robbo ?/Feb/06 2nd

More fun on Kareoke Ledge than the actually climb...

with Sarah Burkitt
jim robertson ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/05 Lead O/S
net 23/Oct/05 AltLd

It was wet. Very wet.

crossdressingrodney 29/Aug/05 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/05 Solo
Hidden 22/Aug/04 AltLd
muzz44 ?/Aug/04 AltLd O/S
Peter Metcalfe ?/Jul/04 AltLd
with Mike Weighleigh
DGY ?/Jun/04 Lead
maria85 30/Apr/04 AltLd
with Tony
Hidden 10/Apr/04 AltLd
Hidden ??/2004 2nd
victim of mathematics 16/Dec/03 2nd O/S

Finished up the top section of Nadir

with gwilym
Hidden 14/Jul/03 Lead O/S
crater 15/Apr/03 AltLd O/S
with chris
Hidden ?/Dec/02 AltLd
Hidden ?/May/02 -
beermonkey ?/Aug/01 AltLd
with rich
Hidden ?/Aug/01 -
reg_measures 30/Jun/01 AltLd O/S
with jez
Howard J 16/Jun/01 Lead rpt
with Rachel James
biggianthead 24/Jul/00 -
with T
Raggar 10/Jul/99 AltLd
with Ian M, Andy J
Hidden ?/Jun/99 AltLd O/S
Darragh ?/May/99 -
with Hanna
Hidden 04/Apr/99 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/98 Lead O/S
nigehughes ?/Apr/98 AltLd
with Darren Summerson
bobpilgrem ?/Sep/97 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/May/97 2nd
rocktigger ?/Aug/96 AltLd O/S
with Danny
craig h 16/Apr/96 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/95 Solo
steve prior ?/Apr/95 Lead
with Roz C
Iain Thow 06/May/94 Solo
Ian Archer 01/Aug/93 Lead O/S
with Anne Simpson
Hidden ?/Jun/93 AltLd
Hidden ??/1992 Lead O/S
Pete Pozman 15/Mar/87 Lead rpt

On the way to Gimmer and for old times sake

with John Byrne
Hidden 15/Mar/87 Solo
Hidden ?/Mar/87 Lead O/S
Andy Say 06/Apr/86 Solo
Hidden ??/1986 -
Hammy 12/Jul/85 Lead
with Neil Boggan
Hidden ??/1983 -
Gordon Stainforth 17/Jul/82 Lead

First leading since car crash.

with Zsybshek Kotowicz
Bob 08/Jun/82 Solo
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1982 Solo
ewar woowar ??/1982 Lead
charlesmfrench 13/Apr/81 AltLd O/S


Hammy 12/Apr/78 AltLd
with Jonathon Stacey
Lone Rider ?/May/77 AltLd
Nigel Bond 23/Jan/77 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
Bolt Phobia 10/Apr/75 AltLd
Ian Jones ??/1975 Lead O/S
with Steve Dick
Hidden ??/1975 -
Bob M ?/Nov/74 Lead
Howard J ??/1974 AltLd O/S
with Reading University MC
Peter Main 26/Aug/72 Lead
with Eskdale OBMS
Peter Main 25/Aug/72 Lead
with Eskdale OBMS
pneame 15/Jul/71 -
with Tich Smitton
Peter Main 17/Oct/70 Lead
with CCPR Climbing Course
Hidden 15/Jul/69 AltLd O/S
Dave Musgrove ?/Jun/66 AltLd
with Jim Worthington
Pete Pozman ?/Jun/66 2nd O/S

Not sure if it was June. Year right. Waist belay with hawser lay. Last on rope of three behind my teacher. Really a solo for part of the route

with John Hoban, Geoff Phillips
Martin Bennett 17/Apr/66 -
with CJE
Hidden 25/Sep/65 Lead
Hidden 22/Aug/65 Solo
kjacks ??/1965 2nd
with Dave Peers
jcw ??/1963 -
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