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The Mute Swan (AKA The Mute Finish)*** 6a+

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The right-hand finish to Black Swan Rising is possibly the best way up the buttress. Good rock all the way. © ROCKFAX
Nigel Baker, Andy Wild 02/Feb/1997
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This climb is in 194 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

big run out between 2nd and 3rd bolts. RF looks like it may be out of date though better info on Leeds wall site, which I found out afterwards...
Mick r - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/14

robman - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

airborne - Lead O/S - 20/May/14 with Malcom Rudge, Huw Davies

david morse - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with KT

Shaw Brown - 04/May/14

John Pickles - Lead O/S - Apr/14 with Graham Niven, Kieran Hodgson

John Gale - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/14

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Ray Sharples

2nd go
stemill - Lead RP - 29/Mar/14

tmawer - Lead rpt - 09/Mar/14 with Jaime Robertson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Dec/13

ashtond6 - Lead - 24/Nov/13

alp79 - TR - 24/Nov/13

Hidden - TR rpt - 10/Nov/13

petegunn - Lead - 10/Nov/13 with Davina

joeflan - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/13

Danny Crump - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Joe Redhead

Chris1234H - Lead RP - 07/Aug/13 with Samjharding95

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

Compo - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Kaveh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/13

Sol Armer - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/13 with Joel Mitchell

RossKirtley - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with Luke Robinson

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/13

matty123 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Robert Ashcroft

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/13

khawk - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/13 with RT

Estabon11 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13

Calder - 2nd - 01/Jun/13 with Johnny, Mark

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

RossKirtley - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/13 with Luke Robinson

Danny Crump - Lead - 27/Feb/13 with Josh Lancs, Paul, Stephen

jcooper8 - Lead dog - 27/Feb/13

angus - 17/Feb/13 with Philbert

tomhull - Lead rpt - 28/Nov/12 with matt harris

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Nov/12

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Richard Toon

JanBella - TR O/S - 25/Oct/12 with simon, Marek

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/12 with Robin

bieganowski - Lead dnf - 25/Oct/12 with jan bella

petegunn - Lead - 21/Oct/12 with Bill, Lee Smith, Davina

wildbill - Lead RP - 21/Oct/12 with Lee Smith, Davina, Pete Gunn

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Oct/12

marky - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Sharon

Adrianw - Lead dog - 09/Sep/12 with Lukasz Gorowiec

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/12

efrance24234 - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/12

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

josh_robertson - Lead dog - 28/Jul/12

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

adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/12

Each move is worthy of a 6a+, great route. Will lead again in future, hopefully with less rests.
leeds_belle - Lead dog - 17/Jun/12

Tom Keaveny - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/12 with Mark Roe

MarkRoe - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/12 with Tom Keaveny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Tony, Alice, Sam Keyne

Palindrome - TR - Jun/12

wolverine - Lead - 28/May/12 with Matt Sparkes

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Mike Hayes

Last climb of the day. Shouldn't even have attempted it. Very reachy at the Mute Finish/Black Swan Rising split. Personally found it harder than Black Swan Rising (maybe due to the height issue)... However, it will go clean next time!!
kyaizawa - Lead dog - 05/May/12 with Margot Houwers

neilh - Lead - 15/Apr/12

Adrianw - Lead dog - 07/Apr/12 with Sarah Hawker

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

Hidden - Lead - 16/Mar/12

Dickon151 - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/12

sacry from 2nd to 3rd bolt, would have been a ground fall. nice moves bit wet, very cold.
jackappleby - Lead dnf - 12/Feb/12

somewhat sparsely bolted
pebbles - 2nd - 06/Nov/11 with stu

tomhull - Lead β - 22/Oct/11 with frith wood

greenroom - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with tomhull

sustained, hard and spaced bolts but great fub
lukerockwalker - Lead dog - 26/Sep/11 with Claire Astbury

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Sep/11

It's been a long time since we last climbed sport routes...
kitkat78 - Lead dog - 27/Aug/11 with SteveM

SteveM - TR - 27/Aug/11 with Kat

wolverine - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Sarah Marks

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Jul/11

john lynch - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Dave Barber

daftendirekt - TR O/S - 23/Jun/11 with John Lynch

LukeP LCC - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/11 with rachael wragg

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/11

Graham
odds&eves - TR - 18/Jun/11

beds74 - Lead - 31/May/11 with neil mackay, Craig Hartley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/11

monkeyman79 - TR β - 18/May/11 with Phil Hawkes

bigbirdflying - Lead - 12/May/11 with chris edmondson

ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Matty

mfisher - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Olly Roberts

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Apr/11

LukeP LCC - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with rachael wragg

Brilliant crux sequence - one of the best of this area.
Mattyk - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/11 with Jenny Barber

oooeese - Lead dog - Apr/11 with stvey

design crisis - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Tom W

pete87abs - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with james, Dave Brigham

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - 2011

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2011

nevetsplummer - Lead rpt - 2011

David Smith - 2011

J1PEF - 16/Oct/10

tim newton - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with becky moore

Bex_M - TR - 16/Oct/10 with Tim Newton

beds74 - Lead - 16/Oct/10 with Jon Peffer

Had a quick rest near the top.
barney800 - Lead dog - 05/Sep/10 with Katherine Shaw

jonny taylor - Lead rpt - 05/Sep/10 with Andy K

alberttcone - TR O/S - 05/Sep/10 with jonny taylor

Fairly sustained, but very nice.
Karlos - Lead dog - 29/Aug/10 with Ben

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/10

Simon Holden (LCandCC) - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Brian Hull

steven - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Simon Holden, Brian Hull

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with Natalie Treadgold

mattcyp88 - Lead rpt - 05/Aug/10 with Maddie

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/10

Shaw Brown - Lead - 22/Jul/10 with Loz

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Jun/10

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

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Graham Niven

NaomiHart - Lead dog - 30/May/10 with Ursula

Brilliant route with several awesome sequences. Best sport route of the weekend.
lrandall - Lead β - 21/May/10 with Matteusz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/10

mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 19/May/10

Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 19/May/10 with James Dunn

frost - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Adam, N Griffiths

NeilGriffiths - Lead - 03/May/10 with Simon Frost, Adam

A Crook - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Simon Frost, Neil Griffiths

Probably better than black swan rising
mattcyp88 - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/10 with Jacob Cook

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/10

tmawer - 2nd rpt - 28/Mar/10 with Tim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10

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

Jack Loftus - TR O/S - 11/Mar/10 with Nick

Hidden - 2010

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Mike

Hidden - 25/Sep/09

Diggler - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Andy o Boy

eddie coughlin - Lead dnf - 19/Aug/09 with sean

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/09

hardoreVdiffBen - 30/Jul/09

climbingpixie - Lead dog - 11/Jun/09 with Andy/John

Nice finishing moves.
Chazz - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Matt Rowat

odox - Lead - 30/May/09 with Ben Goodacre

Sankey - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with Luke

Best route on cliff? Tough for grade and made even better by starting on new bolt line trending up left to steep finish - 6b+?
Chad123 - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Emily

Matt Rowat - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Parky

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - 2nd RP - 14/Dec/08

Graham Iles - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Claire Willett

CasWebb - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/08 with Tony Hulme

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/08 with Martin Lancaster

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/08

Andrew1 - Lead - 20/Jun/08 with Chris Fisher

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08

Dave Lacey - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/08 with Gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/08

ArnaudG - Lead β - 19/Apr/08 with Goi

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Arnaud Garcon

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Apr/08

Bob - AltLd - 13/Apr/08

Bob - AltLd - 13/Apr/08

Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/08 with Claire Spencer-Jones

Hidden - Lead - 2008

GPN - Lead - Aug/07 with Sam Clifford

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/07

Zoomer - 2nd dog - 02/Jun/07 with Colin Legget

Simon dogged it, then I seconded it clean. Simon top roped it and then smiled...
Aussie Mick - 2nd - 22/May/07 with Simon Perry

Simon Perry - Lead dog - 22/May/07 with Mick Ellerton

Simon Perry - TR β - 22/May/07 with Mick Ellerton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/07

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/06 with Richard McGhee

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/06

Shaw Brown - Lead - 13/Jul/06 with annette

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/06

khawk - Lead - Jul/06 with WH

ok
rilem - 2nd - 15/Jun/06 with Ian W

Brown - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Rob Glenduning

stephmonks - Lead - Jun/06

Andrew1 - Lead - 29/May/06 with Ed Hawkins

Monk - Lead O/S - Feb/06

Rob1988 - Lead - 2006 with Laurie Hargreaves

Hidden - Lead - 11/Dec/05

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/05 with Alan Holden

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/05

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jul/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/05

Mark A Humphries - Lead RP - 27/Feb/04 with gary wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/03

keefe - Lead - 23/Mar/03 with Neil Foster

The finish was trad. Led with gear in the crack at the time
Dave Musgrove - Lead β - 14/Feb/97 with Andy Watts, Nigel Baker

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Style of ascent

Lead157 of 194 (80.9%)
Followed14 of 194 (7.2%)
Toproped13 of 194 (6.7%)
Alt Leads2 of 194 (1.0%)
Unknown8 of 194 (4.1%)

'Climbed'53 of 194 (27.3%)
clean O/S92 of 194 (47.4%)
clean β7 of 194 (3.6%)
clean rpt14 of 194 (7.2%)
clean RP5 of 194 (2.6%)
dogged20 of 194 (10.3%)
dnf3 of 194 (1.5%)