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Notre Dame* VS 4b

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[Looking for gear placements on Notre Dame (VS), Blackchurch Rocks, 3 kb]The jagged right edge of the slab provides an airy and impressive pitch. Start close to the arete on the reverse side of the slab. 30m. Move up steeply rightwards on good, but barnacle-encrusted holds and then pull up to gain the arete. Follow the stepped arete until a crack on the left near the top can be climbed to the summit. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, Sub Extreme South West Sea Stacks.

Photo: Looking for gear placements on Notre Dame (VS), Blackchurch Rocks © TP
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 28 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/13

Hidden - 06/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

Expecting it to "turn nasty", but the gear kept coming. Nice airy climbing. Not worth the fluttering heart in Rock Fax
Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

Okecroak - 2nd - 13/Aug/12 with W. Frost

Surprisingly varied climb. Gear where you need it but bit run-out in the easier lower stretch after the steep start. One tricky move left away from the arete to gain the crack near the top.
oscaig - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with R Tidy

Smithy Smith - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/12 with Tom Kirby

good fun.well protected
misterb - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with bob

kelliroberts3 - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11

jonnie3430 - AltLd O/S - 24/May/11 with Carol

Left the difficult step left near the top to Jonnie
Carol Goodall - AltLd - 24/May/11 with Jonnie Williams

Dave Heaton - 2nd - 20/May/11 with Martin Cathrow, James Forbes

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/11

Interesting -Vic was about 2/3rds up before the first decent gear
Chris the Tall - 2nd - 26/Sep/10 with Vic

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

MGrock - 2010

TP - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/09

Very little solid protection
crobinson - Lead - 18/Apr/09 with Tom Last

Serious VS
Tom Last - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with Chester

climbingpixie - 2nd - 16/Sep/08 with James

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

net - 2nd - 06/May/08 with Simon Blythe

maybe_si - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/08 with charlie

a_d_tru - Lead - 16/Sep/07 with Claire

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/07

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 07/Oct/06 with Christian Darr

Marti999 - Lead - Aug/06

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/06

the direct start is not 4b its 5a
Dale - AltLd O/S - Jul/05 with johny

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Aug/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/03

DavidR - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/02 with Jemma Wadham

chris wyatt - 2002 with Hugh Wormington

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/01

Roget - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/00 with jim

babymoac - Lead - 29/Nov/97 with Rob S

Hidden - Lead - 1997

kp64zl - Lead - Jul/96 with Kirsten

colin milton - Lead - 28/Jul/95 with eric milton

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/92

kp64zl - Lead - May/91 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/90

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 20/May/85 with Andy Bond, Steve Leitch

Mike C - AltLd - 02/Mar/80 with Brian Wilderspin

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
67hours, humptydumpty, Steve Waters, Mynydd, alexjz, Hidden, pjotrsk, Rhys_Alun, pc1983, Hidden, Templeton Adams, Dilwat, Alan100, vertically_challenged, Hidden, Hidden, willson, Hidden, Dr Caterpillar, scorpia97, Humpty Dumpty1, Hartley, Hidden, si_green99, Hidden, Jonny M, andymoin, Hidden, Simon Caldwell

Voting
Total votes cast 23
hard HVS0 of 8
HVS0 of 8
easy HVS0 of 8
hard VS0 of 8
VS5 of 8
easy VS2 of 8
hard HS1 of 8
HS0 of 8
easy HS0 of 8
hard 4c0 of 7
4c0 of 7
easy 4c1 of 7
hard 4b0 of 7
4b4 of 7
easy 4b1 of 7
hard 4a1 of 7
4a0 of 7
easy 4a0 of 7
3 Stars0 of 8
2 Stars1 of 8
1 Star7 of 8
0 Stars0 of 8
Bag of .....0 of 8
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Style of ascent

Lead22 of 48 (45.8%)
Followed18 of 48 (37.5%)
Alt Leads5 of 48 (10.4%)
Unknown3 of 48 (6.2%)

'Climbed'28 of 48 (58.3%)
clean O/S20 of 48 (41.7%)