Unholy Alliance* 6a+
Climbable at any grade between about 5+ and 6b+ depending on how close to and which side of the bolts you choose. Originally a trad line, E5 6a; now bolted (and as a result, sometimes called "Unlikely Alliance").
Martin Crocker, Roy Thomas 1994

Ticklists: Orange Spot Gower.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 184 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Gibbo - Lead - 20/Dec/14 with Tom Gibbison

just one more - Lead - 30/Aug/14 with lucas

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Steve Barnard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14

anthony henry - Lead β - 23/Aug/14 with Chris

chrisscutt - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with ant

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

r_o_b_h2 - Lead rpt - 20/Aug/14 with kyle warlow

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14

beksch - 2nd dog - 17/Aug/14 with Lydia

Sarah Black - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/14 with Paul Black

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/14

JoshuaLewis - Lead RP - 26/Jul/14 with Simon Lingard, Neil Murphy

CaptLing - Lead - 26/Jul/14

ChrisAllen - 11/Jul/14

oldcheese - 05/Jul/14

Samuel Cox - TR dog - 14/Jun/14 with Nicky

brices - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Llinos

Petar Samkov - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/14

Retro flash
jonskippy - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/14 with Edgars

BicycleBradley - Lead rpt - 26/May/14 with Chris Phelps

khris - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Bradley

Tough crux move.
Adam_42 - Lead O/S - 09/May/14 with Tom Beach

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/14

mdjb - Lead - 05/May/14

Tor Grigg - TR β - 26/Apr/14 with Cas

JoshuaLewis - Lead dog - 25/Apr/14 with James Taylor, Steve Lewis

steve L - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/14

Warm up
eugeneth - Lead rpt - 18/Apr/14 with Chris Carroll, Owain

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Apr/14

chris85 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

brices - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/14 with Llinos

brices - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/14 with Llinos

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/14 with Anita Davis

gingernick - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Thomas Matthews, Dan the Man

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/14

08nbrierley - Lead dog - 25/Jan/14 with pete

quiffhanger - Lead β - 07/Oct/13 with Kate

monsteratt - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Bill, Carl

Carl Watkins - Lead β - 01/Sep/13 with Monty, Bill G

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13 with Debbie

alice_loudon - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/13 with Geoff

grp - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/13 with alice_loudon

Matt88 - TR - 22/Jul/13 with neil burges

beakerburgess - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/13 with will johnson

Motown - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Jo Day

Phil_hood - Lead - Jul/13

tended left but still had a fall , got it on second go.pumpy. good route.
saraguti - Lead RP - 09/Jun/13

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/13 with Chris Shepherd

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 31/May/13 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 31/May/13 with paul

In the rain - would go on lead
timreynolds - TR - 27/May/13

Alex Wade - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Matt Everett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/13

CLyus - Lead RP - 07/Apr/13 with partz

simonr - Lead rpt - 07/Apr/13 with Caspian Johnson

brices - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Joe Day

Jay81 - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Tomar

Tomar - Lead β - 30/Mar/13 with "Brosky"

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/13

Matt JM Stevens - Lead - 15/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/13

Tended left of the bolts.
DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 01/Mar/13 with Mike Wigglesworth

joem - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with neil burgess

Hidden - TR - 17/Feb/13

beakerburgess - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Joe Mccarty

Ciro - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Clare

haydng - Lead RP - 13/Oct/12 with Dave, Rachel

CJSuttz - Lead dog - 16/Sep/12 with Steve Collard

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 16/Sep/12 with Anita Davis

Giles Davis - Lead dog - 16/Sep/12 with Anita Davis

riff156 - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Chris Sutton

owlman - Lead β - 16/Sep/12

DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - Sep/12 with Mike Wigglesworth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/12

Jim Brooke - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Rich

shoulders - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with andy sharp

Gwionlewis - Lead O/S - Jul/12 with Dave Cale

owain86 - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/12 with Lisa-Marie, Eugene

eugeneth - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Owain

Dave Cale - Lead O/S - Jun/12

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 27/May/12 with Anita Davis

Repeated to take clips out.
Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 27/May/12 with Anita Davis

mloskot - Lead β - 26/May/12

Henry Brown - 15/May/12 with greg jones

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/May/12

JonnyW - Lead - 15/May/12 with Alexander J Linge

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 13/May/12 with Simon Rawlinson

Thom.milburn - Lead β - 13/May/12 with Eliot Stephens, Josh Davies

Kevster - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

AshWH - Lead β - 10/Apr/12 with Eliot S

Very intimidating start at 6a+!
BenTiffin - Lead β - 04/Apr/12 with Ellen Hughes

matt_lethargic - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/12 with Marta

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/12 with Dan 'dude' Hobbs

Alex Wade - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Matt Everett

JonnyW - Lead - 21/Mar/12 with Clare Garside, Matt Everett

r_o_b_h2 - 2nd rpt - 18/Mar/12 with Nik Goile

gingernick - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12 with Daryl

Cailean Harker - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/12

4th go
Hannah Brading - Lead RP - 01/Mar/12 with Cailean Harker

jonskippy - Lead - 18/Dec/11 with Dan_Carroll

Dave Rumney - 06/Nov/11 with Tanya Milner

OERees - Lead rpt - 05/Nov/11

owain86 - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/11 with Morgan

Matthew Edwards - Lead dog - 16/Oct/11 with Matt Everett

Jordan - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Naomi Buys

partz - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Ed

Giles Davis - Lead dog - 10/Sep/11 with Simon Rawlinson

Giles Davis - Lead RP - 10/Sep/11 with Simon Rawlinson

slightly to the left of the bolts at 3rd or 4th bolt, straight up the middle seemed stiff for the 6a it gets in the guide.
gethin_allen - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11

Should have gotten the onsite, rested after first move. 6b start on a 6a climb.
Fatboy1000 - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/11 with Chris

L.B Sport F6a+
OERees - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/11

EliotStephens - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Josh Davies

L.B Sport F6a+
OERees - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11

Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with max bums, cc

TimBoothby - TR O/S - 23/Jun/11 with chris wyatt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

rannett - TR - Jun/11

josh1905 - Lead O/S - Jun/11 with eliot stephens

Mateusz - Lead RP - 29/Apr/11 with Dan

Dan_Carroll - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/11 with Mateusz

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

Followed the tick marks - but definitely escapable on the left. Good rock, good climbing.
DrGav - Lead β - 23/Apr/11 with Dave

Christian Reynish - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Tim boothby, Daffyd Jones

Craig Seaman - Lead RP - 19/Mar/11 with Rhyso

Dan_Carroll - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/11 with Iain

Mattdix - Lead - 19/Mar/11

Mattdix - Lead - 12/Mar/11

Should've/could've led this one
chers - TR - 11/Sep/10

d_meacher - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Mike Thomas

gejones - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with DafSWMC, Sean

DafSWMC - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Sean L, Gareth

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Beckholland

Wendy - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Mike Coles

notclive - Lead RP - 08/Aug/10 with Sophie

notclive - Lead dog - 25/Jul/10 with Craig Seaman

Tim W - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/10 with Sarah Jenkins, Andrew Davidson

Betty M - Lead O/S - Jul/10

RD - Lead - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

Claire S-J - Lead - 26/Jun/10

dave657 - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/10

Cowflinger - Lead rpt - 30/May/10 with Pete Lewis

mikeshewring - Lead β - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

tweedcore - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Iskander

stu1981 - Lead β - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/10

Aaron Stephens - TR - 18/Apr/10 with Rachel Lewis

Racky123 - TR - 18/Apr/10 with Aaron Stephens

bluesharper - Lead β - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10

Tim W - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10 with Kev Hughes

rhoslynfrugtniet - Lead - Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Paul Bowen - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Rebecca Hayes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09

sam8oy - Lead - 03/Sep/09 with John

dave657 - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with paul b

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Apr/09

Had leader fall on second runner. NB demonstrated his combined belay/spotting technique, as I swung right into him. Hurt him more than me. Which was nice of him !
paul walters - Lead dnf - 08/Apr/09 with Neil Baker

Billg - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Bob Brewer

simonr - Lead O/S - 14/May/08 with Jon Freeman

jfreeman - Lead O/S - 13/May/08 with Simon Robinson

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Nov/07

onlytovey - TR O/S - 10/Aug/07 with Luke

chris wyatt - Lead RP - 04/Jun/07 with Tam

matt.woodfield - Lead - 15/Apr/07

steve.warrington - Lead RP - 15/Apr/07 with Matt Woodfiled

selman - Lead β - 2007

Unholy Alliance
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06

adrianjenner - Lead - Feb/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/04

2nd ascent as trad route very poorly protected
Eugetj - Lead O/S - 1994 with Roy Thomas

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