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Communist Convert** VS 4b

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[John starting the traverse on Pitch 2, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: The Complete Dolphin Collection, Great VS Climbs in the Lake District, Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, Preston Mountaineering Club First Ascents, Select VS Climbs in the Lake District.

Photo: John starting the traverse on Pitch 2 © johnjanuary
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 73 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Aug/14

klipkabouter - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Hugh ??

rob.grafton - 2014

climbed out from totalitarian on the final pitch of this route. Most of the gear placements on the first half of the pitch used by the party on Totalitarian
alexjz - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Matt Burdekin

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 06/Jun/13 with Richard Toon

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Bob - 2013

Jon Started. Repeat for him 40 years on!! Good man, legend. Went wrong (Thanks Jon...) to 3rd pitch of Totalitarian, the weird mantleshelf. Break off earlier below, a senior moment... Chossy ascent, gear little ropey in places, great traverse though. 4B? If you were just a 4B leader, you'd of had your brown trousers on! Descent worse than the ascent, ab from pinnancle next time, bring some tat. Will be back for Totalitarian.
beds74 - AltLd - 15/Jul/12 with Jon ginesi

Hidden - 2012

Callum Anderson - 2012

JonG - 2012

JonG - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012 with Darren Higgins, Keith Bell

cballard - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/11

A real adventure. A bushwhack into the base of the route and then instant exposure on what feels like a very big cliff. Fantastic value at VS 4b. A cool head plus skill & cunning at gear fettling a real advantage... The walk off not without interest either, although at least the Blueberries were delicious.
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Guy Reid

Rog Wilko - AltLd - 14/Jul/11 with John Martin

Lead both pitches, fairly serious.
mcglenr25 - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/11 with Francis Charlesworth

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

finished up top pitch of Totalitarian
net - 2nd - 09/Oct/10 with George

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2010

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 07/Oct/07

Lots of veg.
Rhiannon - 2nd - 25/Jul/06 with Stu

simon kimber - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Adam Gill

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/03

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/03

Lakesben - Lead - 2002

Hidden - 20/Jul/00

Shaw Brown - AltLd - Jun/00 with cliff brown

Hidden - 2000

MaNimal - AltLd - 01/Sep/99 with Rob Whiteman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/97

Andy Say - Lead - 31/Aug/96

Hidden - AltLd - May/96

steve prior - AltLd - May/96 with Andy C

Steve Lenartowicz - 1995

Hidden - Lead - 1995

malc - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/92 with Billy Whiz

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1992

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/91

Excellent route. Tricky route-finding at times.
Rog Wilko - Lead - Sep/91 with Debbie Wilkinson

Richard Weller - Lead - 16/Sep/90 with Robin Cowan

Hidden - Solo - 05/Aug/90

lithos - Lead - 30/Jul/90 with dave stokes

Hidden - 1990

mik1miller - 2nd - 1990 with peter hadfield

Hidden - 1990

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/88 with SimonGee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/88

Hidden - Lead - 1984

Hidden - Lead - 1984

beaumap - Lead - 30/Aug/83 with Andy Clarke

biggianthead - 19/Jul/83 with M

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/83

tapley - 13/Apr/82 with Chris Seymour

Mark Kemball - Lead - 20/May/80 with Richard Lang

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 11/Apr/80 with Dave Page

robinsi197 - 1980 with Barbara

Tom V - 1980 with Pete Brailsford

babymoac - 1979 with AUMC

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 15/May/77 with Gerry Dunford, Andy Bond

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jun/75

mikej - Lead - 10/May/70 with Wil Hurford

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/66

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, CM1992, Sam Warby, Ann S, da_cox, Ropeboy, Peter Metcalfe, Hidden, steve02697, jl, Hidden, George Bassant, swmackey, Trobbo

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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 73 (1.4%)
Lead20 of 73 (27.4%)
Followed7 of 73 (9.6%)
Alt Leads20 of 73 (27.4%)
Unknown25 of 73 (34.2%)

'Climbed'57 of 73 (78.1%)
clean O/S16 of 73 (21.9%)