Great Western*** HVS 5a
[Great Western, 3 kb]15m.

Rockfax Description
18m. Perhaps Almscliff's most famous classic. The steep corner leads to the roof and a large spike, traverse left into an exposed position and pull into a short crack with difficulty (hidden holds?). From a rest on the uncomfortable pedestal, finish up a short crack or, MUCH better, head right up the jamming crack on Western Front - the icing on the cake. Be aware of rope drag problems. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Climb the corner below the overhang till it is possible to take the horizontal break on the left. Follow this till it is possible to climb up into the niche at the end (cramped rest). Then decide either to climb up the original awkward crack above and slightly left or much better climb 'The Five Star Finish', which takes the steep crack up and out right in a magnificent position

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Did with the five star finish
jeddb - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/15

have wanted to solo this for a while. Never been brave enough before
WB - Solo rpt - 27/Aug/15 with Mark

stev1e.wilso - 2nd dog - 25/Aug/15 with Roger Saxton

GPN - Lead - 23/Aug/15 with Graham Hadaway

redshapedfriday - 2nd rpt - 23/Aug/15 with George North

Fun. Good gear the whole way. Don't hang around too long on the traverse.
Puma - Lead - 20/Aug/15 with Rob Stone

Hidden - Lead G/U - 06/Aug/15

Total class
Owen W-G - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/15 with David Gainor

Finally slain the demon!
williap - Lead G/U - 05/Aug/15 with scottcoates

MTL - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/15 with Dangerous Dave

seconded to help remove gear for other climbers, managed half before stopping, gear left was good for western front
Ozzyt109 - 2nd dnf - 25/Jul/15

Hannes B - Solo rpt - 25/Jul/15

shaunhumphreys - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/15 with Tom A, benkelsey

benkelsey - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/15 with Teappleby, Shaun Humphreys

scarmichael - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/15 with marc langley

PaulTanton - Solo rpt - 14/Jul/15

jimxxx - Lead β - 12/Jul/15

KeenClimber - Lead - 12/Jul/15 with Ian Dugdale

PaulTanton - Solo rpt - 09/Jul/15

foostu4 - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/15 with George Humphery

Harri777 - 2nd dnf - 04/Jul/15 with Dale, Yvonne

went up with stu dan and dave after 1st party in 3 newport gardens was fun pumpy
georgehumphery - Lead - 04/Jul/15 with stu

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jun/15

Mike505 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/15 with Pip

tim newton - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/15 with rachel slater

Rachel Slater - 2nd rpt - 23/Jun/15 with Tim Newton

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jun/15

Finally did it clean!
Morgan P - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/15

nick ferro - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/15 with Oli Birkill

George.nunn1993 - Lead O/S - Jun/15 with George Reeder

Volunteered to second for some students who wanted gear back from under the big roof. Fell off the traverse and had to be hauled up the E3
sarah hawker - 2nd dog - Jun/15 with bob, Random climbers

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/15

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 04/May/15 with Sam Taylor

jon22 - 2nd - 04/May/15 with si frost

frost - Lead O/S - 04/May/15 with John Sealy

Dave Mayes - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/15 with Emily

MrBIond - 2nd - 15/Apr/15 with Ed Teale

mrteale - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/15 with MrBlond

scottcoates - Lead O/S - Apr/15 with Oli Read

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/15

farmus21 - Lead - 27/Mar/15 with Sam Radcliffe

Callum_Johnson - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/15 with Dayni_

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/15 with Ian Burton

Richard Goodey - Lead - 2015

lloydrees91 - Lead - 29/Dec/14

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 07/Dec/14

OliverRoss - Lead dog - 30/Nov/14

Took a fall / rest at the end of the traverse, far too pumped
CraigOsborne - Lead dog - 30/Nov/14

Hidden - AltLd β - 16/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Nov/14

amccann - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/14

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/14

Lawrence Beesley-Peck - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/14 with Alex Mccan

Finally off my mind. A winner.
CallumSmith - Lead G/U - 02/Nov/14

lanky and weak - Solo rpt - 17/Oct/14

Juggy brilliance
Duncan Campbell - 2nd - 11/Oct/14 with Flo, Bubbles

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 05/Oct/14 with Chris Down, Bex

Took 2 rests on the cam on the hand traverse after being 100% sure the hidden hold was ...not where the hidden hold was. Even had the energy for the move into the rest if I wasn't faffing with the not-the-good-hold trying to find the good bit. I will do this clean.
Morgan P - Lead dog - 04/Oct/14

RKirke - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Alex T

Such a classic.
Alex Hallam - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Matt Rust

Lived up to the reputation, quite juggy throughout.
rustaldo - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Alex

samwillo - Lead - 26/Sep/14 with Tom Fleming

papashango - Lead rpt - 16/Sep/14 with Simon

Acoustic_Olly - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/14

PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/14 with John P, Dave

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/14

swoosh - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/14 with Will Smith

With right hand finish. Awesome
david morse - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14 with KT, josh

Hidden - 24/Aug/14

scott1895 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with John Lavelle

papashango - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/14

DBoothroyd - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Joe Mortimer

ian d f - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/14 with Michael P

rested on traverse, great holds moving into box to just keep going
scarmichael - Lead dog - 20/Aug/14

pearson9596 - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/14 with Ian Faulkner

PaulTanton - Solo rpt - 12/Aug/14

PaulTanton - 2nd rpt - 12/Aug/14 with Connor Shepherd

Awesome route, pumpy in the middle, just keep moving.
chris smith - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/14

Amazing, it's been 'the route' I've wanted to do ever since my first trip to the cliff. But always been put off by being told it was hard/scary! Was actually fine and easy climbing in the end. A good Dolphin VS!
Teappleby - Lead - 07/Aug/14 with Calum Wadsworth, Matt Ferrier

Matthew Ferrier - 2nd - 07/Aug/14 with Calum Wadsworth, Tom Appleby

One of the best HVS I've ever climbed. Need to go back and lead it now.
jonhowson - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Johnathon Ayrton

tsjx - 2nd - 30/Jul/14 with John Mc

dig - Lead dog - 28/Jul/14

David Stevens - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with James Turner, Keith

herrettscott - Lead dog - 26/Jul/14 with Jackwd

PaulTanton - Solo rpt - 23/Jul/14

Did this yesterday having put it off for far too long. Good holds all the way. Also the 'hidden holds' are not hidden, you can see them from the ground. I just thought I would say so to avoid people groping around forever trying to find something that doesn't exist.
Kamikazeclimber - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/14

With 5 star finish
tsjx - Lead - 09/Jul/14 with John Mc

Holy cow, what a route!! Did the original finish as the other way was wet. Felt fairly straightforward but a little pumpy. Even climbed it twice as bex didn't fancy seconding it.
asmith37 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with Bex Leigh

Luke Jones - 2nd dog - 01/Jul/14 with Will, Graham

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/14

Hidden - Lead β - 14/Jun/14

Special route
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Alex Mathie

alexm198 - 2nd dog - 01/Jun/14 with Ky Aizawa

Olli-C - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/14 with Swanny

With the '5 star finish', now the norm in the YMC guide.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Emily

1poundSOCKS - Lead β - 21/May/14

bobpilgrem - 2nd - 21/May/14 with Matthew

BRoe - Solo O/S - 14/May/14

Acoustic_Olly - Lead O/S - 14/May/14

switch - 2nd rpt - 11/May/14 with Leanne

Matt Amos - Lead - 05/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/14

Ben Cianchi - 2nd - 05/May/14 with Matt Amos

joe_lancs - 2nd - 05/May/14

Managed the traverse but not enough strength in my arms to continue up. Amazing exposure on the climb.
pdisney - 2nd dnf - 04/May/14 with Neil

Hidden - 2nd β - 02/May/14

Awesome climb loved it :D
lewis talbot - Lead β - 30/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14

nick ferro - 27/Apr/14 with Sonam Norbu

Hidden - 2nd dog - 27/Apr/14

Struggling to remove gear under the roof made me too pumped to complete the traverse. I couldn't find the hidden pocket either...I'll be back.
K Mckay - 2nd dnf - 24/Apr/14 with Andy

Tony Holdsworth - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/14 with Oliver Branagan

Right hand finish.
Jim Slater - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/14 with Mike Tutt

Jonathan Richardson - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/14 with Sarah Johnson

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/14

ruairidhwad - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/14 with Burnes

Finally. Relationship with the crag feels more deeply bonded now.
Oliver Branagan - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/14 with Tony Holdsworth

David_Gledson - Lead rpt - 04/Apr/14 with Alan

Buggered up the top bit, should have rested up dammit!
Martin Bagshaw - Lead dog - 31/Mar/14 with Bryan Clary

theomoore - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Mar/14

Fell (or rather dropped off !)on move up to niche. Got it clean on second attempt- five star finish. Great route.
bobpilgrem - Lead β - 05/Mar/14 with Tim Lowe

spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/14 with Tom Frost

quality route ! bout time i did it !
Ed carrigan - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/14

robertmctague - Lead β - 2014

Nez - 2014

Frank the Husky - 2014

Joedt - Lead O/S - 2014

with five star finish
robertmctague - Solo rpt - 2014

steep and good.
nigel pearson - 2nd O/S - 21/Dec/13 with Robin

kenneM - 2nd - 14/Dec/13 with M_W_Court

Been waiting to do this for so long, amazing climb
tgeh - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/13 with laurence

Rested just before crux as I couldn't feel my hands as so cold. Should have just pushed on.
Ross.Cooper - Lead dog - 23/Nov/13 with Joe Seymour

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead rpt - 17/Nov/13 with Dave Sarkar

Such a classic
JamesTurnbull97 - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/13 with Dave Turnbull

Richard P Coates - 2nd rpt - 16/Nov/13 with ianjfsutcliffe

Remember seeing this route the first time I came to Almscliff four years ago, just after starting to lead. Tom pointed it out and I remember thinking it looked nigh on impossible. Turns out it's not so bad. Fantastic climbing on jugs all the way, made all the better by having lots of good friends at the bottom to will me up it. Topped out to see a rainbow in the next field and a stunning view. Climbing doesn't get much better.
Adam_42 - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/13 with Will Evans, Dan Boast

Will_Mac - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/13 with Ben Coope

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/13 with Coatesy

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Oct/13

bantamdave - 2nd dnf - 06/Oct/13 with Nigel

Climbster - 2nd rpt - 06/Oct/13 with Ian

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/13

Richard P Coates - 2nd rpt - 01/Oct/13 with ianjfsutcliffe

Mike Todd - Lead O/S - Oct/13 with Kevin

John Brayshaw - Lead dog - 25/Sep/13 with Erica

John Brayshaw - 2nd dog - 25/Sep/13 with Erica

5 star finish
Tony Holdsworth - Lead rpt - 25/Sep/13 with Dan McKinlay

lanky and weak - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/13 with John McCune

vanderz - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with patrick dawson

Richard P Coates - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with ianjfsutcliffe

Done it before but still very good
PaulTanton - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/13 with Rhys McCallister

Hidden - Lead - 15/Sep/13

Original Finish
Jono_LS16 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/13

Apharri - 2nd β - 08/Sep/13 with Jim Gayler

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/13

smithjmw46 - 2nd β - 16/Aug/13

Gutted to fall. Nearly had it. couldn't fully recover after the traverse. then seconded my own climb w.ith a lot more ease
smithjmw46 - Lead dog - 16/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead β - 15/Aug/13

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Tom Vassen

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Phil

Wow, wow, wow! Lived up to the hype!
odox - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Sam Webb

pastep - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with Will242

James Oakes - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Brad Cowley

Hidden - Lead β - 01/Aug/13

Keith Swainson - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Tom Rogers

Phill Mitch - 2nd rpt - 18/Jul/13 with gaz

ColinD - 2nd - 16/Jul/13 with Keith

keith leonard - Lead dog - 16/Jul/13

SMThompson1 - Lead dog - 09/Jul/13 with John Burrow

5* finish
papashango - Lead - 03/Jul/13 with Simon

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/13

Five Star Finish
Jono_LS16 - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/13

al jackson - 2nd - Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Jun/13

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/13 with Peri

blew the first attempt getting the sequence to the hidden hold wrong - couldnt reach it. probably fairly stupid not to warm up first too. lobbed off, lowered off, pulled the rope got it right next attempt. lovely route, will do again with 5 star finish next time :-)
pebbles - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/13 with graham booth, dave shield

thetradlad - Lead dnf - 20/Jun/13 with Tessa Baston

MikeLeeds - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/13 with Kevin Bowser

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/Jun/13

Sophieeee - 2nd - 17/Jun/13

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13

Anne Gumbley - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/13 with Mark Fairbank

markfairbank - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/13 with Anne Gumbley

greenclimb - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13

End of the day, didn't finish the traverse, Theo didn't want to follow and abbed for gear.
LJC - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/13 with Theo

MikeLeeds - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/13 with Marq

gmatthew - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/13

best climb so far
Bowzle - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

MikeLeeds - 2nd rpt - 04/Jun/13 with Neil Redgrave

Three times in one night
PaulTanton - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/13

Did the 5 star finish this time!
Andrew Wilson - 2nd rpt - 03/Jun/13 with jon stewart

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Mike

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

Palindrome - 2nd O/S - Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/13

Gumery - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Gaz

AMJ098 - 2nd O/S - 22/May/13 with Dan Geh

Found the traverse very pumpy. Finished up the five star finish.
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 22/May/13 with Adam Jordan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/13

braders94 - 2nd O/S - 16/May/13 with Rob Cooper

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/13

jamie d - 2nd - 05/May/13

Hidden - Lead β - 05/May/13

tommytwotone - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Mike

Amazing, will certainly come back to lead this! Good job Jared!
MichaelGallimore - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Jared Kitchen, Whiskey tom, Pete

Laurence Cowton - 2nd dog - 20/Apr/13 with Vince

vyl20 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Laurence

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13 with Sara, Emmsi, Rik

Got really pumped trying to remove gear on the first attempt, and had to be lowered down. Seconded cleanly on the second attempt, but still found it incredibly strenuous and pumpy - not something that I'd easily or happily lead.
cameron_hall - 2nd RP - 12/Apr/13 with Ian Cooper

Andrew Wilson - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13 with jon stewart

Mike Tutt - Lead - 07/Apr/13

Dave Musgrove - 05/Mar/13 with Nigel Baker

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Charl

Grimey and thoroughly unenjoyable second
cpt_crunch - 2nd dog - 17/Feb/13 with Chris Redding

Epic route, glad I got persuaded into doing it. Glad again I did the 5 star finish. felt good to be that exposed
Chris Redding - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Bradley Staniforth

j.buckley87 - Lead dog - 09/Feb/13

Cold fingers, 5 star finish.
steveghalifax - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Mike

greglad - 2013

greglad - 2013

AlanPedrick - 2013

Hidden - 2013

nepsoi999 - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12 with David Lyons Ewing

Lost the coin toss, so seconded an absolutely superb climb with the 5* finish. Top stuff, can't wait to get the lead on it!
Bertbee - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Tom Peeper

Tom Peeper - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12

Squidinker - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/12

MartinWilliams87 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Richard Williams

Well done Tibor! You bagged it at last in good style
PaulHermes - 2nd - 23/Sep/12 with Mathew, Tibor

minT(HUN) - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/12 with PaulHermes

Tom Folley - 2nd dnf - 15/Sep/12 with George Dunton

georgedunton - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with tom folley

Fantastic route, fully deserving of it's 4 stars
Wizzy - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

Gudge - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/12 with Dave Paul

Brilliant and much easier than expected.
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 05/Sep/12

Freshprintce - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Meg Hobson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

DPaul - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Shaun Q

redshapedfriday - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/12 with ross kirtley

RossKirtley - 2nd β - 31/Aug/12 with Graham Haddaway

Hidden - 2nd β - 28/Aug/12

belay bunny turned bad - Lead - 28/Aug/12 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12

williamsd79 - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/12

williamsd79 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/12

crispycodd - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/12 with David Tidman

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/12 with Nik, Peter Robinson

With the five star finish, just amazing as always. A big storm came in as I was halfway along the traverse, ended up hiding in the cave as it rained, then climbed the five star finish in the wet! Loved it!!
David_Gledson - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/12 with Tom

Ran out of steam at the end of the traverseand then spotted the great big hold a foot above my head.....climb quicker, faff less!
Thinker01 - Lead dog - 30/Jul/12 with Becster

becster - 2nd - 30/Jul/12 with Mark_Day

kitch22 - 2nd rpt - 28/Jul/12 with Steve Wilkinson

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jul/12

5 star finish, awesome
Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Ruairidh Wadsworth

Easier than expected but still pumpy. 5 Star finish
icklejason - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Malley

NeilOMalley - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/12

TRFrost - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/12 with D. Gledson

Neil R - 2nd - 19/Jul/12 with Jon

riven - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Chriswallis2

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12 with Joanna

GrantB - Lead - 03/Jul/12 with James

jkarran - 2nd - 03/Jul/12 with Grant

budchawla - 2nd dog - Jul/12 with Alexander Orlov

Rockwarrior - Lead - Jul/12

Dafydd Llywelyn - 2nd rpt - 25/Jun/12 with Alex Minshall

Dead pleased.
cookacat - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Dafydd

Nick Nitro - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12

robertmichaeladams - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Andy H

a_hein - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Rob Adams

RLT Course (SPA Training) Feet in wrong position to do crux move. Once I was off couldn't get back into the wall. Awesome will definatly lead climb next time.
bazthomas - TR dnf - 29/May/12 with Sarah Yates

Five star finish. Pumpy for HVS!
PeteH - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12 with Peter Hart

Followed by The Five Star Finish. Pleased I have finally got on and made it. Good route! Both my second and myself felt it was a grade harder - E1 5b. Did I miss something, maybe?
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Claudia

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/12

Theeni - 2nd - 17/Mar/12

Graham Westbrook - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12

AlexD - 2nd - 11/Mar/12 with chris, Dan

Matt Harle - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Little Chris

Tophe - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Dan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12

jacobjacob - Solo rpt - 14/Jan/12

Dickon151 - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Witsend3 - Lead - 2012

thebigfriendlymoose - 2012

pw1987 - 2012

JonG - 2012

Tom Wayman - 2nd dnf - 2012

ERH - 2012

Tom Keaveny - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/11

5 star finish
jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/11

Awesome climb, got too pumped after the hand traverse and needed a break.
katiep - Lead dog - 30/Oct/11 with Max Granger

Wild climbing! Very pumped attempting the last serious moves, very exciting.
funsized - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Jake Lloyd

Brilliant. More pumpy than expected!
jacobjlloyd - 2nd - 30/Oct/11 with Jonny

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with sarp

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Oct/11

Milne - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with dave saxby

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - 30/Sep/11

5* Finish... Lovely positive holds all the way! Loved it!
Dino Dave - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/11 with Dad

with the 5-star finish but also did the original finish via Western Front.
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11

Climbed with Jo Banner.
pwilkie - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Sep/11

cobweb - Lead - 10/Sep/11 with martyn hopson

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/11 with Drew

Took ten minutes to get a piece of gear out then was too pumped to pull through the roof.
Mr Fuller - 2nd dog - 03/Sep/11 with Crazy Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11

Hidden - 03/Sep/11

andysroom - 2nd rpt - 02/Sep/11 with Paul, Lizzie

tatz45 - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/11 with Lizzie Wilkins, Andy Parsons

hilty - Lead O/S - Sep/11 with Adam coles

Hidden - Lead - 14/Aug/11

Paul Eckton - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11 with steve read

The very best but qwite esey once you comit
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 05/Aug/11 with R Banister

had a bit of a rest at the top of the first crack, still quite pleased to get up it.
gethin_allen - Lead - 02/Aug/11

petekeron - Lead O/S - Aug/11 with Hugh Bradley, Dickon Morris

Mowglee - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/11 with Ali

bigbirdflying - 2nd - 23/Jul/11 with Dean

totally not what i have expected.Got to come back next week and try it again ahhh!!!
zebster - Lead dnf - 02/Jul/11 with Adam

5 star finish
Tony Holdsworth - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/11 with Ian Holtby

weighted rope at crux move from traverse to pocket
pog100 - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with mark

JRae - Lead - 26/Jun/11 with C Middleton

chrism225 - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with jonny

Darrell Read - Lead dog - 25/Jun/11 with Jon Rogerson

Rested on gear to try and get a stuck cam out. Top route - one to go back and do clean with the rh finish.
31770 - Lead dog - 25/Jun/11 with Ian Johnson

Great climb, with lots of nice big holds.
chris_B - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Louise Atkin

louby - 2nd - 25/Jun/11 with Chris Burn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/11

Good effort, Daf.
Will Hunt - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/11 with Dafydd Llywelyn

Cheers Will... chuffed, 5* next year!
Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/11 with Will Hunt

Matt_L_Robinson - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/11

David Kay - 2nd - 07/Jun/11 with Jamie Sparks

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/11 with David Kirsfelds

MeMeMe - Lead - 06/Jun/11 with Pete

esther - Lead - Jun/11

CragDog - Lead O/S - 27/May/11 with Bojan

mikecollins - Lead O/S - 25/May/11 with craigruddock

Hexman - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Rich I

Bisteris - 2nd dnf - 30/Apr/11 with Rhys Jenkins

absolutely amazing route, deserves every one of its 4 stars, the 5 star finish well worth doing, much better than the jamming crack around the corner!
pudding - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with john phethean

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Pete Lewis

Classic. Traverse was intimidating. Well chuffed to manage a smooth lead, but chickened out of the 5* finish. It actually looked okay from the top.
barney800 - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Katherine Shaw

gw3285 - Lead - 16/Apr/11

Rachel Slater - 2nd rpt - 16/Apr/11 with Olli Crudge

Olli-C - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Rachel Slater

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11

clive-greenwood - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/11 with Anna

John Brayshaw - Lead dog - 27/Mar/11 with Erica

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Jack Loftus - Lead β - 27/Mar/11 with Nick

erica - 2nd dnf - 27/Mar/11 with John

One rest on rope at end of traverse before the secret jug
andy mcc - Lead dog - 23/Mar/11 with Jason King

Jack00 - Solo rpt - 13/Mar/11

Theeni - Lead β - 09/Mar/11 with Will McEvoy

Dave Rumney - 2011

PAJames - 2011

danny33 - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

petegunn - 2nd - 07/Nov/10 with Davina & Matt

Clean lead - but looking forward to doing it when it's a bit warmer! and still got the 5 star finish to look forward to :)
nick ferro - 06/Nov/10

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Tom Greenall

Mr. K - Lead dnf - 16/Oct/10 with Keith Sutcliffe, James Oswald

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 13/Oct/10

griffithsa - 2nd β - 05/Oct/10

Quality but is it really worthy of all the hype? This and the 5* finish are good, *** climbing, but there is better, much better.
Dave Warburton - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Conor

Peter Holder - Lead - 16/Sep/10 with lewis fraser

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/10

pastep - Lead - 15/Sep/10 with Woody

Jack00 - 2nd rpt - 09/Sep/10 with John Walsh

colin milton - 2nd - 04/Sep/10 with Sari Nevala

Really this is a 4 star route. On eof teh best HVS on grit I have ever done absolutely tremendous
A Crook - 2nd - 04/Sep/10 with Neil Griffiths

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

Yes. 4 stars.
NeilGriffiths - Lead - 04/Sep/10 with Adam

Beauty climb, been putting it off for ages!!
ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Matty

sten - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Amy Gustin

Hidden - Lead - 26/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/10

middlevern - Lead dog - 09/Aug/10 with Toby Dunn

monkeyman79 - 2nd RP - 08/Aug/10 with Mark Pitt

Tony Holdsworth - 2nd rpt - 03/Aug/10 with Martin Haworth

Anthony Dixon - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/10

ed edwards - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with tim bateson, richard coupland

esther - Lead - Aug/10

scorky345 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/10 with Owen Pearce

adi bryant - 2nd - 06/Jul/10 with Lee

5* Finish
LisaA - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10 with Alistair

AlistairB - 2nd rpt - 03/Jul/10 with Lisa

Great climb lead it years ago but was pleased to have done it again. The original finish is harder than the 5* finish
andrew300169 - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/10 with Pom

nickmattia - Lead O/S - Jul/10 with james turnbull

Fatherof2 - AltLd - Jul/10 with Roger

Gutted, ran out of strength and rested on the traverse
mikeyg - Lead dog - 29/Jun/10 with Will Twigger

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Jun/10

WB - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/10 with Jim

Made the traverse left from the corner to the inverted y-crack, bottled it, made the traverse back....get a grip rich. I think the universal mind game here is 'do I have enough left to pro up and move, or will i peel in trying to do so and take the swing in the process'.
hellorichie - Lead dnf - 21/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 15/Jun/10

5 star finish. Big grin.
Kirk - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Crofty

Diggler - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with andyob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/10

jadm2 - 2nd dog - 03/Jun/10 with Dave

rob.s22 - Solo - Jun/10

amazing route
Spongeclimber - 2nd O/S - 27/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/10

simon kimber - Solo - 24/May/10

Classic. Nice rest halfway up, making this feel like 2 short routes.
robin_hackney - Lead RP - 23/May/10 with Dave Foster

Brilliant HVS
Tez29 - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Ivan

mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 18/May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/May/10

Jack00 - 2nd rpt - 14/May/10 with Rob

adi bryant - Lead O/S - 14/May/10 with Jake

simon kimber - 2nd - 03/May/10 with Fabrizio Della Rossa

Right hand 4 star finish. Wow what a fantastic climb. I cant wait to do it again and again especially hanging out on the pinacle!
JWB - Lead O/S - 01/May/10

JohnAI - 2nd - 24/Apr/10

failed to lead this before.
Ewan Russell - Lead RP - 22/Apr/10 with Connor

very pumpy
roberto18 - Lead - 22/Apr/10 with ben finley

Rowansb - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Gareth

After all the hype, felt pretty easy. Managed to stuff a few cams in along the traverse. Brilliant route.
Mowglee - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Rowan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 11/Apr/10

Rob Laird - Lead dog - 03/Apr/10

AJ007 - Lead dog - 03/Apr/10

hailtryfan - 2nd O/S - Apr/10 with AJ Bowley

simon kimber - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Hannah Hunt

Hanski - 2nd - Apr/10 with Simon Kimber

neil0968 - Lead - Apr/10

DanH9883 - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Kenny D

5* finish this time around, fantastic.
AlistairB - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/10 with Qisheng Xie

chris smith - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/10

burto - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/10 with hertha

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

altairego - 2010

ross hold - Lead O/S - 2010

pie_eater_pete - 2010 with Dave Sargent

RossG - 2010

Whizzed the 5 star finish. What a brilliant climb.
leegodson1989 - Lead O/S - 2010 with Adi

Andy Graham - Lead O/S - 2010 with Tom Middleton

Nicos - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/09 with ian koulgor

David_Gledson - Lead - 09/Nov/09 with Andy Quinn, Mike Quinn

Hidden - Lead - 08/Nov/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/09

colkurtz - 2nd - 08/Nov/09 with Robb

tomB - Lead rpt - 07/Nov/09 with Jody

smashed the layback on the crack!!! first time id even done a layback !!! traverse i done ok was a little pumped after then got into the wrong position after the traverse and got a bit stuck ran out of steam and bailed, didnt have time to revisit (rlt course)but loved it all the same
robertharris7 - TR dnf - 03/Nov/09

A favourite when starting out on top rope. Worked towards leading this all year. Not as scary as tower face at stanage. 2 camalot 3's very helpful
Mike Quin - Lead β - Nov/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/09

Such an amazing climb, one of the best I've done!
Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Josh Smith

josh_smith_90 - 2nd - 31/Oct/09 with Laurence Everitt

Rachel Slater - 2nd β - 17/Oct/09 with David Fountain

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/09

EXCELLENT what else can you say? with 5* finish :D
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Pete aka Dad

More sustained than expected, but there is a great rest after the traverse. Did the normal finish - pleased to get it done - big tick!
markfairbank - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Mick D

stoat - 2nd dog - 26/Sep/09

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

feel off it first go after the traverse trying to get over the bulge bit, got it second time around and did pretty much all of it on jams (i was laughed at for this?). very pleased to have ticked it!
andrew sandercock - Lead RP - 13/Sep/09 with robert sandercock

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09

One I had wanted to do for a long long time, probably my most anticipated route ever! Decided to give it a crack, whyever not?! Got up, wussied out of laybacking the crack, came back down a little, committed to the easy layback moves up into the thread (which I didnt notice). Reached across right, put in a cam as far as I could along the break. And quickly ran across the traverse. Then the mess. I reached round the corner to the hidden pocket, realised I was turned the wrong way, crossed through to a jam and then left hand up onto the top of the ear. Up into the niche. How could anyone say that is a poor rest? I was literally lieing on it with no hands, must be being ironic I guess! Did the 5 star finish just to get the full effect, I love hanging jamming cracks and this one is in such a great position with a cool heel-hook round the right, I hung out and just admired the view before topping out. Brilliant, worth the wait and its weight in gold!
Reaver2k - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/09 with Matt Marshall

matthewjames - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/09 with Alan Saul

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/09

tyler836 - 2nd β - 13/Jul/09 with David Brigham

dj_brigham05 - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/09 with Rob Tyler

retreiving gear for allex after taking taking the piss out off dilll pickle (BILLY)..SUPER ROUTE.
andy gravestock - 2nd β - 08/Jul/09 with allex

Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/09 with J. Iles-Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09

iccy - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Monty

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/09

Big lob from Andy on lead. Got it second go ground up.
Dave Foster - 2nd rpt - 19/Jun/09 with Andy

leepip - Lead - 09/Jun/09 with tom davies

Hidden - Lead - Jun/09

Fairly straight forward. Not that sustained but with a bigish move at the end ofthe traverse.
liamoloughlin - Lead O/S - 26/May/09

Toby Dunn - Solo - 21/May/09

Peter Holder - Lead O/S - 13/May/09 with Adam Rawlings

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/May/09

al99 - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - 2nd dnf - 03/May/09 with Al Benson

I've put this off for years but still it put up a worthy fight. Good route.
jkarran - Lead - 01/May/09 with Pete

Absolutely horrible route to second. One of the few routes I can lead but can't second....
petellis - 2nd dog - 01/May/09 with Cleric James Koran

miastacey - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Bob Smith

Great start tricky traverse burnt arms out by the end of it. Will have to go back when fresh.
Johnny B Diggerman - TR dnf - 21/Apr/09 with Reese

Took a huge swing on the traverse, then climbed clean after getting hints about the hidden hold. Took several tries to commit to the final jams in a howling gale.
jonny taylor - Lead RP - 15/Apr/09 with Andy B

must of done something wrong because by the end of the traverse I was pumped to high heaven
GuyVG - Lead β - 12/Apr/09 with Steve Ramsden

alexrafferty1986 - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/09 with Ryan Perry

AlistairB - Lead dog - 01/Mar/09 with John

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Peter Rhodes - 2009

petegunn - Lead - 28/Nov/08 with Davina, Nick, John, Sian

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Marek

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/Sep/08

Toby Dunn - Sep/08

MikeLeeds - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/08 with Clive Greenwood

chris2451 - Lead dog - 08/Aug/08 with David Brigham

clive-greenwood - 2nd - 08/Aug/08 with Mike Nuttall

Si dH - 2nd rpt - 03/Aug/08 with Neil Furniss

A pumpy little number if you try to place gear in the wrong place!Two revolvers helped with the potential drag.TOP ROUTE!!
mikekeswick - Lead dog - 27/Jul/08 with gill

mikekeswick - 2nd β - 27/Jul/08 with gill

centurion05 - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

chedder - 2nd dnf - 20/Jul/08 with andy woolston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jun/08

AdamBrown - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/08 with jim from the wall

geordiepaterson - Lead dnf - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/08

Five Star Finish
Peter Smith - Lead - Jun/08

Good... but not great. Been leaving this for AGES and think I made the sin of waiting until I was too fit.. if that makes any sense. 5 star finish.
Dave Foster - Lead O/S - Jun/08 with Bryn

Sam W - Lead - 19/May/08 with Andy Hobson

After Dave Smith's monstrous fall!
Will Hunt - Lead RP - 16/May/08 with Duncan Kaye

5 Star Finish.
Jack00 - Lead - 09/May/08 with JoeL 90

joe larner - 2nd - 09/May/08

Jack00 - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/08 with Jono

tomB - Lead dog - 04/Apr/08 with Ross Pimlott

Felt quite good at the top of the crack, but pumped out straight away whe nthe footholds ran out on the traverse. Got it eventually after placing more gear in the short vertical crack and resting a couple more times - final move to the spike felt quite goey but I'll definitely get it properly next attempt. Didnt find hidden hold - no idea where it is?!? Finished straight up - will save 5 star finish for a clean ascent!
Si dH - Lead dog - 30/Mar/08 with Neil, Mark, Rich

Right hand finish, Wild.
IanJackson - Solo rpt - 09/Mar/08 with Robeverybody

Fantastic. Seconded it last year and gave it my best this time, but got too pumped on traverse to make final reach and couldn't feel my fingers due to the cold. Got back on the diagonal break to the traverse again and finished clean.
wilchivs - Lead dog - 24/Feb/08 with Mark Walter

Mark Walter - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/08 with Wil Chivers

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Feb/08

Rested halfway across the traverse
Andy Moles - Lead dog - 09/Feb/08 with Calum, Pimpy

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Feb/08

Hands got too cold, arms got too pumped, not route fit at moment after too much bouldering and not enough leading. Didn't place any gear on the traverse, didn't see the big obvious jug got too pumped and scurried all the way back across the traverse and then fell off.
Adam Moroz - Lead dnf - 20/Jan/08 with john (Krank)

AndrewJenkins - 2008

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - 2008

kingholmesy - 2nd O/S - 2008 with Brian

landmark lead
steve_hoey - Lead O/S - 2008 with Matt Murphy

Peter Smith - 2008

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 2008 with Martin Lancaster

Must lead it.
towdman - 2nd - 31/Dec/07 with jonnyboy

Very annoying. Climbed the right route this time but the cold got the better of my fingers and soon didnt know what I was pulling on. Got lost again! Used the top break instead of the lower break. Reversed and used the lower break. Got to just before the pinnacle and, in my tunnel vision, completely missed the MASSIVE jug that was staring me down on the right hand of the final groove. Reversed rested, warmed up hands, got back on it, eventually found the jug. Finished with difficulty up the final jamming crack.
Will Hunt - Lead dog - 25/Nov/07 with Dave Smith

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Nov/07

John-Luke Casey - Lead - 24/Nov/07

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07

ali_robb - Lead O/S - Oct/07

jimdanson - 2nd - 30/Sep/07 with Owen Samuels

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Sep/07

Yeah pretty good, but not a huge fan of traverses and with the normal finish surely not that good?
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Rik

Arms absolutely shot by the time I got to the crux. Must do this route first thing before playing on other good climbs here.Gravity and lactic acid beat me that day. Nice gritstone rash though.
dazbarker - Lead dnf - 12/Sep/07 with Al Davis

What a Climb!! Got our gear out, Eventually!!
AlanDavis - 2nd dnf - 12/Sep/07 with Daz Barker

furry - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Paul W

Nick Taylor - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/07 with Scott Mackenzie

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/07 with Clare

Came off at the end of the traverse.
Simon Perry - Lead dnf - 27/Jul/07 with Mick Ellerton

Aussie Mick - Lead - 27/Jul/07 with Aled Buder

Great Weather
01sdool - TR rpt - 23/Jul/07 with Paul Ward

Feeling very unfit, had to rest.
IanJackson - Lead - 22/Jul/07 with Big Ian

jonka - 2nd - Jul/07 with sean

alaan - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/07

wilchivs - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/07 with Jon Bleiker

Amazing climb, decided stupidly to campus along traverse and wasted my energy, well worth the stars, a definate lead if I ever return.
Eccentric - 2nd dog - 23/Jun/07 with Jonathan Blieker

alaan - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/07 with Grant

Rampikino - Lead - 09/Jun/07 with Cat

KitCat - 2nd - 09/Jun/07 with Mat

Simon Perry - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/07 with Ben Hirst

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/07

robman - 2nd rpt - 25/May/07 with stu

joe larner - Lead O/S - 19/May/07

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - May/07 with nol

Tim Steward - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/07 with Helen Alderson

agreed, its a great route
dave o - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with James R

Simon lead up to the traverse, where he had issues with a cam in a hand hold and decided to sit for a while before lowering off. I climbed up on Simon's gear then dogged my way accross and up to a nice seat under the final moves. After sitting there for a while getting hit with 1000km/h winds I decided to roll up my sleeves and do the final moves on the direct route before my belayer froze. All and All a top climb for a sunny day....
Aussie Mick - AltLd dog - 17/Apr/07 with Simon Perry

Simon Perry - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/07 with Mick Ellerton

Simon Perry - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/07 with Mick Ellerton

Jack00 - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/07 with Dan Short

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/07

howlingbaboon - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/07 with Scott

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/07 with Jim Keeley

deanj - Mar/07

Andrew Sloan - Lead rpt - 04/Feb/07

just amazing! well worth the four stars!
Xav - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/07 with Greg Grace

davetigger - 2007

northernneil - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

andysroom - 2nd rpt - 2007

Sean_J - Lead β - 2007 with Timmy

fifth - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Daniel Armitage - Lead O/S - 27/Dec/06 with Mark Senior

Mattyk - Lead - 02/Dec/06 with Jamie Moss

need to get fit again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
robman - Lead dog - 12/Nov/06 with Tim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/06

Northen Vince - Lead rpt - 01/Nov/06 with Oliver

seconded previously
Matt Rowat - Lead - 30/Oct/06

Crap. Blew my onsight lead and had terrible style. A bad day to be on a rope.
Haglington - 2nd dog - 29/Oct/06 with Chris Donovan

Northen Vince - Lead dog - 08/Oct/06 with Oliver

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/06

jimstanton - 2nd - Sep/06 with Snips

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Aug/06

Ram MkiV - Solo - 12/Aug/06

dj_brigham05 - Lead rpt - Jul/06 with Chris Thain

even though this was challenging it was still an amazing climb!
leeksi - 2nd dog - Jul/06 with Dave Brigham

stephmonks - Jul/06

andysroom - Lead O/S - Jul/06

+ 5 star finish.
Chriswallis2 - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/06 with Jim

i've done the start bit before but the finnish is OS
petellis - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/06 with Jenny Clarke

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/06

reg_measures - 2nd rpt - 24/May/06 with timmy elson

alicia - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/06 with SteveM and Chris

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/06

shark - 2nd - 11/Feb/06 with Bruce Woodley

ChrisJD - Lead - 29/Jan/06 with rc

ewen - 2006

Karl Bromelow - 2006

markalmack - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

five star cut loose finish baby!
mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/05

alaan - Lead O/S - Oct/05 with Matt

Hidden - 2nd - Oct/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/05

Shaw Brown - Lead - 09/Sep/05 with David Jones

WB - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/05 with Jim

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/05 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - 2nd - 31/Jul/05 with Clive Greenwood

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Jul/05

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/05 with timmy elson

DavidR - Lead dog - 08/Jun/05 with Andy Asaam

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/05

not so great
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Steve Ramsden

snowy owl - 2nd - 25/Mar/05 with Chris Harrison

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2005

sdht - 2005

MazElden - 2005

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/04

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Sep/04

bigphil - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/04 with Nick

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/04

have done this several times - I always think it's slightly overrated. Too thuggish for my liking to deserve the acolade of "only 4 star route in the boook" ("Yorkshire Gritstone", the best guide book I have ever held)although it is obviously excellent
wahniel - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/04 with Gerd Heinz Bentheim, Stewart McConnell

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/04

Brown - Lead O/S - 16/May/04

antroy - Lead - 25/Apr/04

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

Hidden - Lead - 2004

John Kettle - Lead - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

markburgin83 - 2nd - Dec/03

4 star finish. Brilliant climbing
ellie macpherson - TR - 15/Oct/03

Urgles - Lead O/S - Oct/03 with Fiend

Luke Brooks - Lead - Sep/03 with Joe Corcoran

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/03

mugglewump - Lead - Aug/03 with James Swallow

With James and Ben
mugglewump - Lead - Aug/03 with James Swallow

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/03

Mark Collins - Lead dog - 26/May/03 with Neil Henson

Neil Henson - 2nd dog - 26/May/03 with Mark Collins

Alaister Nurse - TR O/S - 2003 with climbing course

Hidden - Lead - 2003

Stone Muppet - 2003

akhughes - Lead - Oct/02 with Emma Hughes

beermonkey - 2nd - Sep/02 with scott

1st route on grit - 2 falls.
GPN - Lead dog - Sep/02 with Steve Ramsden

Nigel Coe - 22/Aug/02 with Tim Dunsby

Never manage to get up it.
Zoomer - TR - 17/Jul/02 with A Student

Just Another Dave - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/02 with sam kendrick

cem - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/02 with Neil Northrop

Paul Figg - 06/Jun/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/02

Art.smith belayed! got hand stuck in a jam near top 'got abit flustered n panicky'
stevo smith - Lead O/S - 05/May/02

Hidden - Lead dog - May/02

shoulders - Lead - 23/Apr/02 with neil

whispering nic - 2nd - Mar/02 with Al Reid

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/02

Rested at end of traverse, expecting the next bit to be harder than it was :(
Simon Caldwell - 2nd dog - 2002 with Rich

ClimberJimmyB - Lead - 2002

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/01

Epic at last light
mikeyfield - 2nd O/S - 2001 with John Grewcock

Hidden - 2001

chrishedgehog - Lead - 09/Jun/00 with John Pitchford

Hidden - TR O/S - May/00

Still think that Overhanging Groove is a better climb...
Whealiebob - Lead O/S - 2000 with Robin

Bug - 2000

Hidden - 2000

jhardwick - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Boy - 2000

bullybones - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000 with Emma

Jonathan Richardson - 2nd - 2000

climbergg - 2nd - 2000 with cheesesarnie

Roget - Solo rpt - 26/Oct/99 with jon

Dave Kerr - Lead - 16/Oct/99 with Tim Morozzo

Jon Read - Lead O/S - Aug/99

Tenko - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/99 with Mick Bradley

climberguy - Lead dog - 1999 with Justin Fozard

Hidden - Lead rpt - 1999

Hidden - Lead β - Sep/98

RobSimmo - 2nd dog - 24/Aug/98 with Jon Berry

kato'sdad - Lead - 24/Aug/98 with Rob Simpson

chrishedgehog - Lead dog - 21/Jun/98 with Chris J

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/98 with Nicky

topped out during lightening storm, crawled off top!
nickdonohue - 2nd - 27/Apr/98 with Nate Wilson

jfmchivall - 1998

jameshiggins - 1998

Great route
andrew300169 - Lead O/S - Aug/97 with Judy

madagascar - 2nd - Aug/97 with andrew300169

Rampikino - 2nd - 17/Jul/97 with Simon Dodsworth

Charlie Staincliffe - Lead O/S - May/97

Pete Pozman - 2nd - 06/Apr/97

nickdonohue - Lead - 07/Mar/97 with Dave Chapman

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 1997 with kurt

Hidden - 1997

Andy S - Lead O/S - Jul/96

tlr - Lead - 20/Jun/96 with Pete D

jcw - 2nd - 08/Jun/96 with Martin Harris

leathers - Lead O/S - Jun/96 with Charlotte Evans

innes - Lead O/S - Jun/96 with Craig

Trobbo - Lead - 06/Apr/96 with john blower

Hidden - Lead - 1996

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/95

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/95 with Matt Hirst

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/95

rurp - Lead O/S - 1995

rob.grafton - 1995

Used shunt as felt a bit exposed, didnt load the rope though.
dazbarker - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/94

daprince - 2nd - Jul/94

ChrisJD - 2nd - 05/May/94 with TimSp

Mick King - 2nd - 11/Sep/93 with Pete Hankinson

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jun/93

mikedelderfield - Lead β - 01/May/93

trisimondo - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/93

Mick King - Lead - 29/Mar/93 with Steve Hill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/92

crater - 2nd - 31/Jul/92

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 23/May/92 with Rupert Wyard, Nigel Baker

ChrisJD - Lead - 17/May/92 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jan/92

Definitely worth doing, just remember to place some gear for your second on the traverse
adam carless - Lead rpt - 1992

nai - Lead - 1992

Roget - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/91 with Jonathan T

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1991

Hidden - Lead - 1991

Hidden - 2nd dog - 18/Nov/90

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/90

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/90

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/90

John Marsland - Lead - 24/Jul/90 with Eduardo Martinez

jfletcher - Lead - 06/May/90

right hand finish
Pete Pozman - Lead rpt - 02/May/90 with John Byrne

Marti999 - Lead - 1990

Hidden - 1990

Hidden - Lead - 1990

Nick Biven - Lead - 22/Jun/89 with Gavin Taylor

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 14/Jun/89 with Dad

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 1989

JSA - Lead - 1988

JSA - Lead - 1988

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1988

lithos - Lead - 1988 with all sorts

craig h - 2nd - 20/Aug/87 with Duncan Martin

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/87

Pete Pozman - 2nd rpt - 28/Apr/87 with John Byrne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/86

Colin Matheson - 2nd dnf - Aug/86 with Euan Cameron

Left hand finish
Pete Pozman - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/86 with John Byrne

Tim Bateman - Lead - 19/Mar/86

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/85

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1985

PaulHermes - 1985

Hidden - 1985

Pete Ford - 2nd - Mar/84

Hidden - 1984

Ian Clare - 1983

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/82

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 31/May/81 with Andy Chadwick

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 1980 with Kieth Bostrom

uphillnow - 1979

GeoffG - 2nd - 25/May/77 with tony bowker

Hidden - Lead - 26/Sep/76

Falko - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/75 with Peter Brashaw

rockofades - Lead O/S - 1972 with PM

Hidden - Lead - 1970

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jul/69

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 18/Jun/69

mikej - Lead dnf - 26/Aug/68 with Wil Hurford

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