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The Reamer* VS 4c

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[Liam Copley after topping out on a scary VS solo., 1 kb]8m. Climb the left edge of the deep gully via ledges to a thin crack which gives a couple of good moves. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dave Gregory 1964

Photo: Liam Copley after topping out on a scary VS solo. © Dan Lane
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This climb is in 146 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Kasha

kasha_gregson - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Bram

Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Aug/14

TimG - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with John

Matt Cooke - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/14

jon_ridley - 2nd - 29/Jul/14 with Jonny Forster

j4star - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Jon Ridley

cragsman9000 - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Neil

bob_cbr - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/14 with cragsman9000

CarlaJG - Lead - 22/Jul/14 with David Robinette

A spooky top out when soloing.
deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/14

The Ghost Rider - Lead dog - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/14

v. cold and v. windy. left in disgrace with tails between legs!
adam clarke - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/14 with James Hulme

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/14

Will Sheaff - Lead dog - 13/Nov/13 with Neil Colquhoun

Meh. 0 stars. Makes a change from all the powerful jamming though I suppose.
edmitchell - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Emma Rowe

emmarowe - 2nd - 28/Sep/13 with ed mitchell

watched calum solo up to the crux then back off
franhammond92 - Lead β - 20/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo dnf - 20/Aug/13

andy.smythe - Lead - 15/Jul/13

dionisys - 2nd - Jul/13 with andy smythe, barry vanderhoven

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/13

eburki1 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12

keith leonard - 11/Sep/12

alex thackway - Lead - 01/Sep/12 with Dave m

jshields - Lead - 08/Aug/12 with Roman Jivkov

davewsargent - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with mike dowsett

Lead with Mike, then top rope with Dave Sargent
DaveB61 - Lead - 08/Aug/12 with Mike Dowsett

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 08/Aug/12 with Dave Sargent, Dave Bankart

Very green and slimey exit added spice
Stoff - 2nd - 14/Jul/12 with gpcomps

gpcomps - Lead dog - 14/Jul/12 with Chris Bridgland

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/12

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/12

Felt very easy especially compared to the other climbs close by!
helenstuart - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Mike

Bit wet!
climbinmunkey - 2nd β - 10/Jun/12 with Helen

The softest VS hereabouts
Jimbo C - 2nd - 29/May/12 with Chris

MarkRoe - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Helene Roe

Deezel65 - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12

cragtyke - Lead - 24/May/12 with Ross

williamsd79 - Lead dog - 06/Apr/12 with Mark Freestone

HIGHTOWER - 2nd dog - 06/Apr/12 with Dylan Williams

migs493 - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/12

big djw - Lead - 2012

Calder - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with Mike B, Mark

Diggler - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Mike Buddle, Calder

Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/11 with Richard Williams

Becky E - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/11 with John Maxfield PCC

Jack00 - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/11

Mikael - Lead - 13/Aug/11

fatbuoybazza - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Mikael, liv_the_div

avoided the gully and the opposite wall, thought it standard VS 4c and well protected. Quite a nice route.
CurlyStevo - Lead - Aug/11 with Kenny

The slopey topout scared me, even dropped my chalk ball in panic.
Daniel Heath - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/11

Hidden - TR - 26/Jul/11

andybirtwistle - Lead - 24/Jul/11 with Mark Elwell, Keith Lonsdale

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/11

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 08/Apr/11 with james pcc

pmurdy - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Ollie Burrows

AielSavage - Lead RP - 2011

tim newton - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with al

al123 - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/10

Climber1806 - 2nd β - 03/Sep/10

Maxim2023 - Lead - Sep/10

Charley's lead. We stood at the bottom looking up and thinking "VS4c??? Looks more like an easy HS...what's all the fuss about. Maybe you have to do the start without using any of the blocks? That's the only bit that could even remotely be a 4c...and to be honest, only then if you're short!" What a sandbag this was!!!! I got up to the top crack which just ran out and with tenuous footholds and a seriously tenuous slap I got up with with sheer limpet power and knees down!!! Tsk tsk! Pumped, OH YEAH!!!! Scared??? Double Yeah!!! That'll teach me not to rubbish Rockfax grades! :-)
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Charley Fell, Geoff Burrows

Last climb of the day. It looked really easy from the ground but found it tough. Did the direct start without using the blocks in the gully which wasn't too bad. The section in the middle was a bit reachy but the top crack was hard work.
charley - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Ange, Geoff

newvena - 2nd O/S - 21/May/10 with ben

gravity - 2nd O/S - 16/May/10 with David

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

ben_250 - Lead O/S - 12/May/10 with Beth

nickwhimster - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with Matt Barnet

Hidden - 2nd β - 18/Apr/10

jmjw - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with DanW

Ewano - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Pilch - 2nd rpt - 12/Dec/09

Pilch - Lead O/S - 05/Dec/09 with Ed

ed woods - 2nd rpt - 07/Sep/09 with Phil

slacky - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/09 with Ben Abell

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/09 with Andrew

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/09

ed woods - Lead - 13/Aug/09 with Tom

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/09

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

nice climb only put one runner in main break, nice crack at top for lay back.
axeman - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with grace

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09

rubygem - 2nd - 02/Aug/09 with toby schofield

Belly-flop exit.
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 26/Jun/09 with Colin Binks

Rampikino - Lead - 21/Jun/09 with Cat

danrhodes1987 - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Tom Sherrif

Jimbo C - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Dan

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Rob

cem - 2nd - 07/Jun/09 with Graham Dolman

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 28/May/09 with Mark Williams

disturbed_one51 - 2nd - 28/May/09 with Wee man

Maxim2023 - Solo O/S - 11/Apr/09

Lewis Andrew - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/09

HamishD - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/08 with chris burn

A bit reachy at the end, had to think about the fall at that point as i was unsure wether i could reach it, a bit green at the top. (no mats/spotters)
Liam Copley - Solo O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Laney, bro, chris

Stig - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/08 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/08

Harald - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/08

scottski - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08 with A.Cooley

jcurley - 2nd - 29/May/08 with James

Stig - Lead O/S - 29/May/08 with Joe

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Guy

Brown - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/08

Libby - 2nd - 16/Feb/08 with Phil Johnson

Hidden - Lead - 16/Feb/08

Hidden - 04/Nov/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/07

tumbling wizard - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/06

sce8 - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/06 with gemma

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/06

Hopevalleypaul - TR dog - 28/Jul/06 with self belay

Used knee on ledge, owe jana one English pint
mooseloose - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/06 with Jana

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/06

adam carless - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/06 with Nick Smith - UKC

Nicos - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/06 with danny carden

Hidden - Lead - 09/Oct/05

8mts VS 4c This starts off with a ‘mantelshelf’ and finishes with a belly flop in a corner with nothing to hold on to except a tiny little flake way up high on the left, which one needs to dislocate ones left arm/shoulder to reach! Mike did on the third attempt, bringing back fond memories of Imogen‘s belly flop on a large boulder in Font earlier this year!
Mike Lee - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/05 with Jim

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - 2nd - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/04

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - Apr/04 with Ian Fones

Hidden - Lead - Jun/03

Jon Greengrass - 2003

Hidden - Solo rpt - 26/May/02

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 11/Jun/01 with Laurie Smith

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/00

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/00

shoulders - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/95 with dai

Laramadness - Solo - 11/Apr/94

Roget - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/93

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/92 with Mark Riley

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Aug/92

Hidden - Solo - 01/Apr/90

Andy Say - Solo - 01/Oct/89

babymoac - 30/Mar/80

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 1980

Dave Musgrove - 04/Aug/74

mikej - TR - 27/Aug/67 with Dave Williams, Nigel Sumner

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Voting
Total votes cast 80
hard HVS0 of 28
HVS0 of 28
easy HVS0 of 28
hard VS11 of 28
VS15 of 28
easy VS2 of 28
hard HS0 of 28
HS0 of 28
easy HS0 of 28
hard 5a0 of 28
5a0 of 28
easy 5a4 of 28
hard 4c7 of 28
4c15 of 28
easy 4c2 of 28
hard 4b0 of 28
4b0 of 28
easy 4b0 of 28
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Style of ascent

Soloed22 of 146 (15.1%)
Lead72 of 146 (49.3%)
Followed41 of 146 (28.1%)
Toproped3 of 146 (2.1%)
Alt Leads1 of 146 (0.7%)
Unknown7 of 146 (4.8%)

'Climbed'51 of 146 (34.9%)
clean O/S74 of 146 (50.7%)
clean β4 of 146 (2.7%)
clean rpt7 of 146 (4.8%)
clean RP1 of 146 (0.7%)
dogged6 of 146 (4.1%)
dnf3 of 146 (2.1%)