Silent Movie* VS 4b
[Me abseiling down Silent Movie., 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
Although from initial impressions this line appears to be much harder than the grade, in execution it proves to be a worthwhile introduction to the rock and climbing on the Hollywood Walls. Plus, it is a very good climb in its own right. Start at a thin low flake in the steep wall just left of a right-leaning corner.
20m. From the flake reach up over the steep wall to good holds and pull up strenuously to more good holds. Move left and up to the base of an open groove and follow this to the top on huge holds. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Me abseiling down Silent Movie. © Ollie Bridges
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This climb is in 57 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Steep bottom section which is committing but fine once you go for it, route description in CC guide is poor - I followed the Rockfax description and topo - in my opinion crux is the exposed move up an right out of the open corner, closest I've been to taking a lead fall!
neilstubbs - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/14 with Stefan Parkin

MinHazeldine - 2nd - 12/Aug/14

leerybunny - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/14 with Min

tp45597 - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/14 with jezzer

howlers - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/14 with Steve seal

gowla - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/14 with Andy

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/14 with Clare

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Apr/14

mauricechetwyndwoods1 - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/14 with archie reed

Hidden - TR - Apr/14

Jimmykeenan01 - 2014

Ribbit - 2nd - 22/Nov/13 with Tom, Ian

Dilwat - Lead rpt - 22/Nov/13 with Dave P, Tom M

whiteexplorer - 2nd O/S - 22/Nov/13 with Dave Piper, Dilwat

sheelba - 2nd - 19/Aug/13

Nice climb. Hard to protect the first moves but there is a sneaky cam up and to the right if you look
Craigyboy13 - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/13

arandall - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - 2nd - 09/Feb/13 with arandall

The start seems harder than it is, amazing slab above with lots of jugs.
Luxulyan - Lead O/S - 20/Jan/13 with Skip

Skip - 2nd O/S - 20/Jan/13 with Luxulyan

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/12

jakenichol - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Kayleigh Tremaine

pete87abs - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Rosie Crossley

wolverine - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/12 with Caroline Ashman

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd - 09/Jul/12 with Mike Hayes

Another intimidating looking start that goes surprisingly amenably once you commit to it. Lovely climb.
oscaig - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with R Tidy

mark_jee - TR O/S - 03/Jun/12

Dilwat - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/11 with SurferStan

SurferStan - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/11 with Dilwat

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11 with Kirsty Kerr

Hidden - Lead - 14/May/11

exciting start but plenty of jugs
colin milton - Lead - 15/Apr/11 with eric milton

A big pull through the overhang at the start.
njongml - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

The joys of climbing something that isn't as solid as grantie again
nickstephens - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Nancy Jones

Will Hunt - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Dave Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

With Pete (Kernow Klimber). The descent was even scarier than sirius. Led some VDs near the site x 3
KDW - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10

Spectacularly overhanging for 4b climbing!
Bobby Gilbert - 2nd O/S - 24/Jan/10 with Sara Scaife

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/09 with Clare

Looks imposing from below, but is juggy, and low in the grade
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/08 with Clare

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/08 with Tony Williams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/08

Rob Kennard - 28/Aug/07 with Jon Biddle, Jon Howell

Pylon King Against Capit@lism - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/07 with Fiend

Hidden - Jul/07

Tombauer - Jul/07 with James Gomez

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/04

Ashley Hold - Lead - 10/Oct/98 with Laurence North

alan moore - 1994

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