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P.Ross P.Greenwood (alt leads) 30/Jul/1955

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 104 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 23/Aug/13

Pero - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/13

alpinismo.uk - AltLd - 25/May/13

I led P1 & P3, chris led P2
staceyjg - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Chris Gardner

Last pitch is horrid.
minaturechris - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Stacey

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Sep/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/12

Struggled like mad to get up here. I did enjoy it but it was beyond me really. Eventually had to ab off because of a problem with another team near us.
Dandelion - 2nd dnf - Aug/12

55pete55 - 2nd - 20/Jun/12

Steve Lenartowicz - AltLd - 20/Jun/12 with Steve G

Hidden - Jun/12

S lead P1, I started pitch 2 of mortician, before branching back onto the right route at the layback. Thought I was running out of rope, so belayed at old peg rather than tree (wasn't sure about line). S lead intermediate pitch to just above tree, then I finished correctly (by some kind of miracle picked up the right line).
Oliver Houston - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12 with Sarah

Led P2, went off route and ended up on a 5a section of P2 on The Mortician
Rachel Somerville - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Ali Wood

Hidden - AltLd - 26/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - May/12

I led pitch 2. Colin took 1 & 3. Sat in the wind on my belay, I ended up numb and nearly had hot aches seconding the final pitch. Should have put me hat and coat on. Doh.
Phil West - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/12 with victim of mathematics

Led P1 & 3. Good, but sustained and high in the grade.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/12 with Phil

martrin - 2nd - 28/Mar/12 with Colin Smith

Evening climbing in T shirts in March! Good route with scanty pro at times on the second pitch but good where it matters.
colin smith - AltLd - 28/Mar/12 with Sarah Kekus, Martin Young

Hidden - 2012

Callum Anderson - 2012

dsgibson - 2012

sarahsuth - AltLd O/S - 2012

cballard - Lead O/S - 2012

Abbed off after pitch one due to wet crag and more rain starting
kato'sdad - Lead - 25/Sep/11 with Jon Lewis

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/11

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 27/Jul/11 with Bern Hardman

Led P2. Excellent route.
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Guy Reid

slight deviation onto Mortician on P2
John Dale - AltLd - 29/Apr/11 with Mike Davies

I lead easy pitch 1, but Steve & John couldn't do pitch 2 & the 'awkward layback swing'.
Klingon - AltLd dnf - 16/Apr/11 with John, Steve Kirkup

joscott - 2nd - 15/Apr/11 with Chris Smith

net - 2nd - 26/Mar/11 with George

GPN - Lead - 26/Mar/11 with Annette

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

Lead P2 & 3 with a belay in the middle of P2 of The Mortician due to guidebook-related route-finding confusion - which is clearly not uncommon. Found it a bit bold in places, or maybe I was just having a bad day!
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 22/Aug/10 with Cath Sullivan

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/10

greatowl - Lead - 23/Apr/10 with Tracey

lead pitch 2
Olli-C - Lead - 17/Apr/10 with dad

really like this route, its got abit of everything. my 3rd time today!
tomhull - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/10 with dan barnfield

I led pitches 1 and 3
Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Stephen Barnes

barney_edin - AltLd - 11/Apr/10 with Robert

martrin - Lead - 10/Apr/10 with 2 fish bob

Led P2, thought had gone off, route suprised to see hadnt, route cant have had much traffic.
johniebriggs - AltLd - Apr/10 with Kat M

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Duncan D - 2010

cosmicray - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/09

got lost on second pitch!!
Patrick803 - 2nd - 14/May/09 with Ian Johnston

LardClimber - Lead - 19/Mar/09 with g.r.thornton

TonyP - AltLd - 16/Mar/09 with mick lloyd

greenroom - 2009

beaumap - 2nd - 2009 with Peter Camp

Seymore Butt - 2009

Lead P1. Got completely lost on P2.
duzinga - AltLd O/S - 25/May/08 with Chuck and Tom

Tom Bristow - 2nd rpt - 25/May/08 with Chuck, duzinga

Adam1973 - AltLd O/S - 17/May/08 with Chris Gooder

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Jamie Simpson - 2008

Started up the wrong grove on pich 2 but soon sorted that.
decs - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07 with Rozzy

nakedave - AltLd - Sep/07

colin milton - AltLd - 25/Aug/07 with ian dunbar

tomhull - AltLd - 2007 with dave thornley

John Kettle - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/06

Alaric - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/06 with Syd F

platt2000 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead - Aug/05

Ian Hinkins - AltLd - 06/Jul/05

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Apr/05

Hidden - Lead - 12/Oct/04

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/04 with Zac Poulton

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jul/04

BlueJohn - AltLd - 2004 with John Hempston

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/03

Pete Graham - 2nd - 2003 with Rick Graham

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jun/02

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jun/02

csw - 2002

gypsy3006 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

MaNimal - AltLd - 01/Apr/95 with Rob Whiteman / Steve Pollington

Hammy - Lead - 07/Jun/92 with Fai Kwong, Mandy Kwong

Very cold day.
Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 14/Mar/90 with Frank Wilkinson

biggianthead - 20/Jun/87 with HT

Hidden - Solo - 05/Jun/85

Hidden - 1981

biggianthead - 1981 with F, M

Hidden - 1981

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 1973 with Will Walker

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Voting
Total votes cast 48
hard HVS0 of 17
HVS0 of 17
easy HVS0 of 17
hard VS10 of 17
VS6 of 17
easy VS1 of 17
hard HS0 of 17
HS0 of 17
easy HS0 of 17
hard 5a0 of 17
5a0 of 17
easy 5a0 of 17
hard 4c6 of 17
4c10 of 17
easy 4c1 of 17
hard 4b0 of 17
4b0 of 17
easy 4b0 of 17
3 Stars3 of 14
2 Stars9 of 14
1 Star2 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 104 (1.0%)
Lead19 of 104 (18.3%)
Followed14 of 104 (13.5%)
Alt Leads48 of 104 (46.2%)
Unknown22 of 104 (21.2%)

'Climbed'72 of 104 (69.2%)
clean O/S27 of 104 (26.0%)
clean rpt2 of 104 (1.9%)
dnf3 of 104 (2.9%)