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Thumbscrew*** E3 5c

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 125 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Chris Reid - Lead - 20/Aug/14 with Nick Meek

A lot better an it looks, really good.
sparkass - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/14 with Mike Shorter

Nick Clement - 2nd - 22/Jul/14 with Katy Forrester

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Ferdia

ferdia - 2nd - 20/Jul/14 with Andy

farmus21 - 2nd - 02/Jul/14 with Sam Radcliffe

samrad - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/14 with farmus21

Gudge - Lead β - 23/Jun/14 with Matt "Fiend" Thompson

guy757 - 18/Jun/14

WB - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Pete

Adam Lincoln - 2nd - 31/May/14 with Jordan Buys

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14

Gutted to blow it after the crux. Misread the next section and ignored all the chalky holds, ended up trying to climb into the crack from the left and falling off.
climbingpixie - Lead dog - 31/May/14 with Andy

Adam Lincoln - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Ash

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - May/14

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13 with Pete Cresswell

Hidden - Lead - 26/Aug/13

Crux move is not so hard, sustained moves on positive holds after. Gear for crux is hard to place on lead.
emitto - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Too hard for me at the moment - Tim hauled me up the 5c section
EddieA - 2nd dog - 10/Aug/13 with Tim T

Justin Shiels - Lead - 24/Jul/13 with Chris

Nick Clement - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13 with dave nicholl

DavidR - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Holly Adamthwaite

Chris Reid - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with Lissy Manners

lissymanners - 2nd - 06/Jul/13 with Chris Reid

Charlie Zephyr Booth - AltLd - Jul/13 with tim millen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13

Good route.
AJM - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Tom Lambert

Date is wrong.
Malcolm Bass - Lead O/S - 2013

JM - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Ashley Clarke

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jun/12

david morse - 2nd β - 03/Jun/12 with melonmike, todd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12

melonmike - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Chris Todd, Dave Morse

Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Si

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12

westaway - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

Brilliant route! I love Reecastle!
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Ben Warrick

Malcolm Bass - Lead O/S - 2012

atapper21 - Lead O/S - 2012

Rested before the move to the flake.
metal arms - Lead dog - 01/Oct/11

mcglenr25 - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Nick Michel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

foot popped above the crux, annoying but nice fall lowered to the ground then climbed straight back through
tomhull - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/11 with mark nottridge

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

Hidden - 10/Jul/11

landskip - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with rob weston

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/11

barni - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/11 with Tapper

climbalive - Lead rpt - 19/Apr/11

esther - Lead - Apr/11

Danny Bags - 2nd - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

rockrat - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/10 with Luke Jones

Jon Read - Lead β - 27/Jun/10 with Mark Sharrat & Andi Turner

mark s - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10 with andi t jon read

barni - 2nd O/S - 22/May/10 with Sam

twoplates - 2nd dog - 22/May/10 with Neil MacKay

Hidden - 2nd dog - 15/May/10

tomhull - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with andy, matt harris

rockrat - Lead RP - 27/Apr/10 with Jemma Race

Johann - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Alex Wheeldon

Quite technical climbing.
Ally Baba - 2nd - 24/Apr/10 with T.Rankin

Used a shunt on a fixed rope. Climbed four times and checked out out the gear in preparation for the lead on my next visit.
rockrat - TR - 22/Apr/10

ewen - Lead - 20/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

emw1102 - 2nd O/S - 2010

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with George reah

jess - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with martin

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/09

Andrew1 - Lead - 14/Jun/09 with Doug

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09

oliverthomp - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with danny williams

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 31/May/09

willackers - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Cassidy, Cobes, DAbeast

Nicolas Duboust - 2nd - 30/May/09 with Will alan cobra

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/08

feilx - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with Ben Harper

Hidden - 2nd dog - 20/Oct/07

derico - Lead β - 10/Aug/07 with Dave J

John Kettle - 2nd - 07/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/07

MONKEY78 - 2nd - 13/Apr/07 with adam ellwood

jfreeman - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Bob - 2007

John Kettle - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/06

Russell Birkett - AltLd O/S - Aug/06 with Ali Coull

middlevern - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with Toby Dunn

1 quick rest
climbalive - Lead dog - 07/Jun/06 with Mark Johnston

bfreeman - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Bob - 2006

jeffmcd56 - Lead O/S - 2006 with Wez

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Pete Graham - Lead - 2005 with Rick Graham

red1200 - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/03

ian caton - Lead O/S - Jun/03 with steve w

Hidden - 1999

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/98

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 10/May/98 with Dave Plummer

whispering nic - AltLd O/S - Apr/98 with malc davies

craig matheson - Lead - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/96

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/96 with mik

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - Jul/96 with Dave Taylor

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/95 with Nick Ashton

michael burrows - 2nd - 02/Jul/95 with richard parry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/92

Chris Wright - Lead - 25/Jul/90

mik1miller - Lead O/S - 1990 with elliot blaylock

andy gittins - 1990

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - Jun/89

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 2nd - Jun/89 with George reah

tmawer - Lead O/S - 1989

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1989 with AM

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1989 with AM

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 06/Jul/86 with Sheila Bruce Lockhart

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jun/86

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 1986 with Lyn

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/78

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Voting
Total votes cast 58
hard E40 of 20
E40 of 20
easy E40 of 20
hard E30 of 20
E315 of 20
easy E35 of 20
hard E20 of 20
E20 of 20
easy E20 of 20
hard 6a0 of 20
6a0 of 20
easy 6a0 of 20
hard 5c7 of 20
5c10 of 20
easy 5c2 of 20
hard 5b1 of 20
5b0 of 20
easy 5b0 of 20
3 Stars14 of 18
2 Stars3 of 18
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Style of ascent

Lead79 of 125 (63.2%)
Followed32 of 125 (25.6%)
Toproped1 of 125 (0.8%)
Alt Leads3 of 125 (2.4%)
Unknown10 of 125 (8.0%)

'Climbed'46 of 125 (36.8%)
clean O/S63 of 125 (50.4%)
clean β4 of 125 (3.2%)
clean rpt4 of 125 (3.2%)
clean RP1 of 125 (0.8%)
dogged7 of 125 (5.6%)