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Ticklists: Shepherd's Crag - top 25, Ultimate E1 ticklist, Caffs 100 Lakeland Extremes.

Rob Rocket 16/Oct Lead O/S
with Neil Porter
jonleighton 27/Sep Lead O/S
scott quinn 26/Sep Lead O/S

Superb route....finished up the wrong crack about 2 meters right of ardus but it was still lovely climbing, from the comments below seems like a more balanced and enjoyable route.

Tom.Priestley 26/Sep Lead O/S

Good Route, did proper finish. Pokey at the grade but loads of good gear.

John Kettle 15/Sep Lead


Klingon 15/Sep Lead dnf

Failed on crux. Followed John up no problem.

with JK
JenShelley 06/Sep Lead O/S

My second E1 lead - first onsight E1

with John
joe.91 30/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug 2nd
GridNorth 13/Aug 2nd

A little eliminate with the finish described but very good. Unfortunately we missed the top bit by finishing up Ardus which at the time seemed more natural.

with Chris Sansum
Chris Sansum 13/Aug Lead O/S

Went the wrong way at the end and headed up the wrong crack. Should have taken the guidebook!

Albert Exley 07/Aug 2nd O/S
with Jon
Hidden 01/Aug AltLd O/S
apw 24/Jul 2nd
with Chris Hindley
steely 09/Jul 2nd O/S
papashango 09/Jul Lead O/S
with Mike
owain-1978 06/Jul Lead

Looking back, I think I did a mutant variation, finishing in the wrong place. Need to go back and get the right line. Probably more like HVS 5a the way I went.

EddieA 02/Jul 2nd O/S

Climbed in the rain, plagued by midges - great lead by Ben

with Ben
Hidden 29/Jun 2nd rpt
joermann 09/Jun Lead
Hidden 07/Jun 2nd
Hidden 28/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/May Lead O/S
DavidR 23/May Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May 2nd
Paul Figg 16/May Lead
with Rachel Antill
Hidden 04/May 2nd β
dom94 04/May Lead O/S

What an epic pitch, great climbing in the throughout with especially tasty finish

Graeme Hammond 04/May Lead O/S

Judging by the compete lack of chalk on the finishing crack I think most/all? people that day didn't do the correct finish. Then again its not obvious and is a bit artificial. Crux and best climbing is certainly on the lower wall anyway.

with Becky E
masa-alpin 01/May Lead O/S

A nice little route, though an eliminate.

with Rob G
robgixer 01/May 2nd
harry_lewis 25/Apr Lead O/S
amccann 25/Apr 2nd rpt
martrin 23/Apr 2nd
with Ross Jervis
Hidden 16/Apr 2nd rpt
martrin 09/Apr Lead
with Ross Jervis
Hidden 08/Mar Lead
plain kitten ??/2015 -
FATBOYFAT ??/2015 -
JWrighty ??/2015 -
Scooter Young ??/2015 Lead
Cutloose ??/2015 -
Pohil 02/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/14 2nd O/S
ned_85 27/Sep/14 Lead
Peter Metcalfe 20/Sep/14 Lead
Shaw Brown 20/Sep/14 2nd
Emma Reynolds 15/Sep/14 2nd O/S
kyaizawa 15/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/14 2nd dnf
markfairbank 06/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Very good, bit run out in places i thought

Anne Gumbley 06/Sep/14 2nd
Maz J 09/Aug/14 Lead
t_hume 09/Aug/14 2nd
Lessworkmoreclimbing 04/Aug/14 Lead dnf

Enjoyed the wonderful wall climb up to the final Ardus traverse. Final crack looked longer and scarier than I remembered so did what many others before me have done and wussed out finishing straight up. Need to second it again before trying the lead again.

with Kev
Senna 03/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Ned
ned_85 03/Jul/14 Lead
Matthew Ferrier 02/Jul/14 2nd
amccann 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S
tmawer 27/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Bram
BTphonehome 27/Jun/14 2nd O/S

Brilliant pitch

with Tony
John Brayshaw 19/Jun/14 2nd O/S


with Gareth
miriamclaire 14/Jun/14 2nd dog
Dervey 13/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Left hand finish

with Rich
hutchay 13/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant route, cruised past the section that is also on Evel Kenivel that i fell of on my last visit.

with Miriam Billig
barni 12/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Ami
gavinpeach 31/May/14 Lead O/S

Interesting route with some exposed climbing on steep crimpy holds.

with Max Pendleton
freemanTom 24/May/14 Lead O/S

A lot of up and down around crux. Indefinite line and lack of gear lower down adds to uncertainty. Cracking route however.

with Stuart gmc
sparkass 21/May/14 Lead O/S

Good, last few moves are brutal!

steely 21/May/14 2nd
BigTone 17/May/14 Lead dnf

I found this a bit thin. Got a decent rock 2 in at the crux (I think it was the crux) but then couldn't work out the next moves. Think I should of gone left more!

scott gibson ?/May/14 Lead β
with graeme read
martrin 24/Apr/14 Lead
with Sarah Kekus
Hidden 20/Apr/14 2nd rpt
andrew sandercock 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Gripped on the crux. Had a jibber. Did it wrong. Didn't fall off. Well good.

with Chris Todd, Tori H
guy757 18/Apr/14 -
Hidden 29/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
Bob ??/2014 -
adie84 ??/2014 -
prcleary ??/2014 Lead O/S
with John Gilbert
Hidden ??/2014 -
robbo157 26/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 19/Aug/13 2nd
with Martin Bagshaw
Martin Bagshaw 19/Aug/13 Lead O/S
stuart34 24/Jul/13 2nd
with Jon
Justin Shiels 01/Jul/13 Lead
with Gerald
Seymore Butt 02/Jun/13 -
Sam Simpson 26/May/13 2nd O/S
Owen W-G 26/May/13 Lead O/S

Felt a bit E2ish to me, spooky to start hard to finish, odd atmos as I dithered unconfidently beneath crux while 2m to my right a team of 3 were having a jolly time belaying in the corner

with Sam, Tom
SPD224 25/May/13 2nd
with Charlie Zephyr Booth, Martin Smith
Charlie Zephyr Booth 25/May/13 Lead O/S
with martin smith
Ollie B 25/May/13 Lead O/S

Good fun.

with T.Ripley
Lessworkmoreclimbing 22/May/13 2nd β

Most of route delicate but OK. Top crack seemed harder and a bit artificial.

with Kev
Gudge 21/May/13 2nd O/S
with Alex Smith
Kirill 04/May/13 2nd O/S
torsok 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Excellent climb with gear where you want it & some amazing movement through the crux

with Nic
cem 04/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd O/S
climberchristy 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S


with Ben Cole
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead
tomhull 03/Apr/13 2nd rpt
with james stokes
Hidden 17/Feb/13 2nd O/S
Paul Figg 17/Feb/13 2nd
Chris Reid 17/Feb/13 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 Lead
Em66 ??/2013 -
with Mat
Hidden 12/Oct/12 2nd
Shaw Brown 07/Oct/12 Lead

Great route, thought top leftward trending crack was very much in keeping with the rest of the route. Not sure why people think otherwise.

Will Hunt 15/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Ralph Burden
Hidden 02/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
tmawer 22/Jul/12 2nd rpt
with Jaime Robertson
Hidden 20/Jul/12 2nd
DanC1985 14/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Simon G
Hidden 14/Jul/12 2nd dog
DaveAtkinson 26/Jun/12 2nd

Excellent climb. Good holds take you up and left to a resting ledge above the crux. The purist will shun these and move up and right. Must try this on the lead.

with Haydn Keith
Hidden 26/Jun/12 2nd
martrin 25/Jun/12 Lead
with Sarah Kekus
Hidden 14/Jun/12 TR
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead dog
alastairbegley 03/Jun/12 2nd O/S
j.buckley87 29/May/12 Lead O/S

Faffed around a bit with some dodgy gear on the steep slab. went straight up at the top rather than out to the far right.

jshields 20/May/12 Lead
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/12 -
Hidden 06/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/12 2nd rpt
tomhull 02/May/12 Lead rpt
with matt harris
bobjohnston ?/Apr/12 AltLd
Jim Slater 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Great climb with flowing moves, though I may have taken the easier line on the top section.

with Gavin Singleton
machars 24/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S
FragOcon 21/Mar/12 AltLd
thegoatstroker 20/Mar/12 2nd rpt
with Adrian Nicholas
Hidden 15/Mar/12 2nd dog
Tom Keaveny 15/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Cracking Route!

with Cal, verity
Spanner 15/Mar/12 2nd
dodfoster 12/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead
Chad123 11/Mar/12 AltLd O/S

Finished straight up at the top in the sunshine, much more logical than the dirty thin crack to the right! Lower section is spooky to start with some interesting gear but excellent climbing all the way...

sophiecb 11/Mar/12 2nd
with Chad
Sam Warby ??/2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Lead rpt
Jack Loftus 28/Sep/11 Lead
with Luke
Jack Loftus 25/Sep/11 Lead
with Nick
David Bulley 28/Aug/11 2nd O/S
beds74 26/Aug/11 Lead

Becks didn't 2nd it, i abbed and cleaned route.

with Rebecca Edwards
Rachel Slater 22/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Scary runout

Hidden 22/Aug/11 2nd O/S
55pete55 09/Aug/11 2nd

did Aaros P2 after P1&2 Ardus

nickcanute 01/Aug/11 Lead O/S
robin_hackney 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Encountered traffic at the top so finished up the left arete.

with Andy, Dave Foster
Dave Foster 31/Jul/11 2nd O/S

Finished up Ardus, the corner of which was full of adrenalated children.

with Robin, Andy
ceaddiso 14/Jul/11 2nd

Tricky, could not lead but managed to second without falling off!

with Conan
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
belay bunny turned bad 01/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with loundsy
ian d f 30/Jun/11 Lead O/S
pearson9596 30/Jun/11 2nd O/S
55pete55 28/Jun/11 2nd

P1 of Aaros. Finished up Ardus

Conan 14/Jun/11 Lead
with Clare A
Stig 31/May/11 2nd O/S
with Chris
chrishedgehog 31/May/11 Lead O/S
with James Rees
Jake Young 30/Apr/11 Lead dnf

Backed off the crack on the last 4 metres and finished up the last bit of Ardus instead. Really enjoyed the mid section despite alot of faff.

with Miriam
chris wyatt 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S

slighly marred by artificial traverse right on Ardus - but the moves up from the right hand end of the traverse are exquisite

with young pete (tricounis)
Hidden 22/Apr/11 2nd O/S
stevebarratt 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
martrin 19/Apr/11 Lead

found this hard!

with Sarah Kekus
nia 28/Mar/11 Lead O/S
cleetont 27/Mar/11 2nd
with nia
climbingpixie 27/Mar/11 2nd
with Andy
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/11 2nd
tomhull 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S


with mike thomas, sally wheatley
Hidden ??/2011 -
twoplates 25/Oct/10 2nd
greenroom 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Real cold this morning in the shade, trying to find hands free positions to blow heat back into them. Lovely climb

tmawer 25/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with david
nakedave 25/Sep/10 2nd
cobweb 04/Sep/10 2nd
with martyn hopson
coombsy ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Took a while on this. More used to grit. Just about got the hang of placing nuts by the top...

with John B
ollie1 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Great route, 3rd E1 done cleanly and all 3 in one day. Awesome. With Ken.

Sam W 25/Jun/10 Lead
with Ali Williams
thegoatstroker 09/Jun/10 Lead
Steven Andrews 09/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Harry
Hidden ?/Jun/10 -
petegunn 27/May/10 2nd
rockrat 17/May/10 Lead dnf

Backed off the crux. Down climbed.

furry 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Kiwi Al
christensena 17/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 11/Apr/10 -
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 11/Apr/10 2nd
with George reah
Hidden 18/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Jack Loftus 18/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Petarghh 18/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Pete Graham 10/Oct/09 Lead rpt
with Nick
Hidden 22/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Mark D 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S


Andy Moles 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Neil
Laurence Everitt 13/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Mark D
Abi Chard 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Ian
ian caton 09/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Abi
Hidden 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/09 2nd O/S
John Pickles 07/Jun/09 2nd
with Nigel Hooker
Hidden 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Becky E 03/Jun/09 2nd dnf

Phil wanted to lead this but finished up the severe instead.

simonp ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Nicki Hearne
Hidden 25/May/09 2nd
Andrew1 24/May/09 Lead
eddy-on-the-rocks 24/May/09 Lead O/S
with Ashley
ElvisLeg 24/May/09 2nd dog
Hidden 23/May/09 2nd
Hidden 14/May/09 2nd O/S
Adam Booth 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Roel
malc 03/May/09 2nd O/S
with Paul S and Chris G
Hidden 02/May/09 2nd O/S
tatz45 02/May/09 Lead β
Chris Wright 15/Apr/09 Lead
Paulww 13/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Ryan
mulletcocktail2000 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S

3 star pish

with paul
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead
GPN 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Went a bit too far right following ethical advice. Very pokey!

with Annette
net 29/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with George
Shaw Brown 29/Mar/09 2nd
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 14/Mar/09 2nd rpt
with George reah
MarkDavies36 ??/2009 -
Hidden 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 12/Oct/08 2nd
with George reah
AlexRenshaw 20/Sep/08 Lead
charlie barnes 28/Aug/08 AltLd O/S

started on ardus ended up on aaros, great fun not so sure jase enjoyed

with jason
jonnybull ?/Aug/08 2nd O/S

Immaculate slab climbing, I wish it went on forever.

with Alban
richie88 12/Jul/08 AltLd
popov86 04/Jul/08 Lead
Dan 85 27/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Alexander
John Pickles ?/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
red1200 ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
innesmac ??/2008 -
cem 21/Oct/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/07 Lead rpt
IanJackson 01/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Robeverybody
Graham Iles 15/Jul/07 Lead
with Lucy Ham
Shaw Brown 20/May/07 Lead
with David Jones
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Johann ??/2007 Lead O/S
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Luke Brooks 09/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Sean Bell 15/Sep/06 2nd
with Neil, Scott
ewen ??/2006 -
Pete Graham ??/2006 Lead
with Rick Graham
Hidden ?/Sep/05 2nd
climbalive 11/Aug/05 Lead
with Alison McSorley
Hidden 07/Aug/05 Lead O/S
whispering nic ?/Jun/05 Lead
with Kelly
cem 28/May/05 2nd
Graham Iles 25/Mar/05 Lead
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
a_radiohead_fan ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
jfmchivall ??/2005 -
jeffmcd56 ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Wez
French Erick 09/Oct/04 Lead O/S
with Andy Sharpe
seanyt ?/Aug/04 2nd
joe king ?/Jul/04 2nd O/S
with steve pettit
steveP ??/2004 Lead O/S
GuyM ??/2004 -
with carol
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Hidden 26/Jul/03 Lead rpt
uphillnow 02/Jul/03 2nd
Urgles ?/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Fiend
John Pickles 30/May/03 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30/May/03 AltLd
Graham Iles 24/Apr/03 Lead
with Jenny Tweedy
Hidden 15/Mar/03 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Aug/02 2nd O/S
with Dad
Hidden 23/Apr/02 2nd O/S
John Kettle ??/2002 Lead
bullybones ??/2002 -
AlexD 24/Jul/01 2nd
with Barry
Hidden 04/Jun/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/01 Lead
seanyt ??/2001 2nd
Hidden ??/2001 -
ando227 ?/Sep/00 2nd O/S
rob.grafton 09/Apr/00 Lead
with Bruce
clive-greenwood 24/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden ?/Jul/98 Lead O/S
Dave Westby ??/1998 Lead O/S
with Rob Lewis
Bruce Kerr 13/Apr/97 Lead
with Alan Taylor
kjbix ??/1997 Lead
with Ewan Peacock
r0b ?/Oct/96 AltLd

I did the easy 2nd pitch

with Sam ??
Chris Reid 28/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with Lyndsay Reid
nai ?/Aug/96 2nd
with Paul Horan
Hammy 20/May/96 2nd
NickJH ??/1996 -
Rich Kirby 05/Aug/95 Lead
with Helen
Andy Say 25/Jun/95 Lead
Hidden 19/May/95 2nd
rob.grafton 17/Apr/94 Lead
with Bruce
D Tempest 25/Sep/93 2nd O/S
with Rick
djmarko75 ?/Jul/93 AltLd O/S
Mick King 02/May/93 Lead
with Steve Hill
andy farnell ??/1993 Lead O/S

Excellent wall climbing with interesting and sustained moves above safe but spaced gear.

with Jerry Osbourne
John Southworth ?/Oct/92 Lead
rob.grafton 05/Apr/92 Lead
with Bruce
Tony Little 04/Apr/92 Lead O/S
with PS
neilh 11/Aug/91 Lead
with sara hyde
Hidden 19/Jul/91 Lead
Hidden 27/May/91 Lead O/S
allmag 20/Aug/90 Lead

Cracking route - delicate and a little bold but excellent climbing. Not that hard for E1 though.

Hidden 26/May/90 Lead O/S
JonG ??/1990 -
Dave Musgrove 19/Aug/89 Lead O/S
with Lyn
Hidden 29/Mar/89 2nd
phardman 15/Oct/88 Lead O/S
with Roger Gibbs
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 08/Jun/88 Lead
with Nick Keekus
Hidden 08/May/88 2nd
Neil R 20/Feb/88 2nd
with Ian
Steve Crowe 25/Oct/87 Lead O/S

with the variatio Short Notice VS and direct finish VS

scree ?/May/87 -
Hidden 22/Feb/87 Lead
Rich Kirby ??/1986 Lead O/S
with Ray Kelly
dsgibson ??/1985 -
Nevil ??/1981 -

Do not know year

johno072 ?/Jul/80 Lead
Hidden ??/1980 Lead
Hidden ??/1980 -
Hidden 24/Mar/79 Lead
Hidden 05/Jun/76 Lead
erbridger ??/0000 AltLd
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