Notre Dame VS 4b
[Looking for gear placements on Notre Dame (VS), Blackchurch Rocks, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
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.
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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This climb is in 62 logbooks, and on 29 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jun/15

LJC - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/15 with ben.richards

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14 with Louise Street

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/14

timdi - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14

Robertgiddy - Lead - 25/Jul/14

Norman_P_W - 2nd - 16/Jul/14 with Bob M

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jul/14

Phileas Fauntleroy - Lead O/S - Jul/14 with Louise Kennedy

Interesting route-finding by David! Stayed on the right hand side of the arete most of the way. New route: "Not the Dame"?
Nick Russell - 2nd - 18/May/14 with Dave Linnett, David Martinez

BALD EAGLE - 2nd - 18/May/14 with Nick Russell, David Martinez Majo

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with chris Lyness

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/14

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

snowcat - 2nd - 03/Aug/96 with Dave Morriss, Chris Schiller

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:
lem, 67hours, humptydumpty, Steve Waters, Mynydd, alexjz, pjotrsk, Rhys_Alun, pc1983, Rich Kay, Dilwat, Alan100, vertically_challenged, willson, Dr Caterpillar, scorpia97, Humpty Dumpty1, Hartley, si_green99, Jonny M, andymoin, Simon Caldwell

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