Shepherd's Chimney** VS 5a
[The top pitch of Shepherd's Chimney. luckily for Mark and Greg, its sheltered from the rain., 3 kb]Starts just to the right of Shepherds Gully and leads up the corner to the recess. Then traverse our to the right a few metres and around the corner. Finally go straight up the obvious corner to the top. Plenty of trees at the top to belay from.Up until the 1960's this climb was graded Severe

Ticklists: Shepherd's Crag - top 25.

Photo: The top pitch of Shepherd's Chimney. luckily for Mark and Greg, its sheltered from the rain. © KevinGibbs
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 114 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/14

Hidden - AltLd β - 11/Oct/14

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Oct/14

55pete55 - 2nd - 30/Apr/14

crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/13 with victim of mathematics

Led P1 & 3+4 together. P3 isn't that hard, although the fall would be quite unpleasant if you messed it up. P4 is where the stars are, great 4a climbing.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/13 with crossdressingrodney

dtalbot - Lead - 05/Jul/13 with Tabs

johang - Lead O/S - 19/May/13

DaveAtkinson - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with jw

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 20/Apr/13

Leeds Andy - AltLd O/S - 16/Apr/13

Ken Taylor - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Harry Salisbury

Hidden - 2013

55pete55 - AltLd - 05/Sep/12

colin smith - AltLd - 18/Jun/12 with Daniel Smith

watson.b - 2nd - 28/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/12

nickcj - AltLd - 17/Mar/12

T shirt weather at the start of March!
Shaw Brown - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with Judith Neaves

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Feb/12

Callum Anderson - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

55pete55 - AltLd - 01/Oct/11

In monsoon conditions, the tail end of a huricane I believe. Good fun!
tmawer - AltLd rpt - 11/Sep/11 with Jaime Robertson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/11

Led p1, 2 and 4. Fun!
net - AltLd - 14/Jun/11 with George

GPN - AltLd - 14/Jun/11 with Annette

djromberg - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jul/10

tonybaines - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

barksmo - 2010

carlh - Lead O/S - 2010

cosmicray - 2010

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 26/Oct/09

Luis SD - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/09

Rich Clague - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/09

Lead 2nd pitch, seconded other two
ginja1980 - AltLd - 11/Aug/09

Very intimidating 3rd pitch but once you decide what your going to do and commit it's not too bad. Might put it as 5b. Me,KG,Me,KG Pity about pitch 2 but the rest of it is very good.
krikoman - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with 1_Kev Gibbs, Greg Childs

Led Pitch 1 and 2
malc - AltLd O/S - 23/May/09 with JT

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Apr/09

George Bassant - AltLd - 01/Apr/09 with Aidie Jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/08

kickaha4 - 2nd - 05/Nov/08 with Karl Rowe

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 28/Oct/08 with George reah

Fun, but some interesting positions!
da_cox - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/08 with John Rowlands

djking1983 - Lead - 10/Jul/08 with Harold Edwards

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/08

Hidden - 05/May/08

Hidden - 2008

nickcj - Lead - 2008

innesmac - 2008

IanJackson - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/07

cragmole - AltLd β - 01/Sep/07 with Nigel

Mark Collins - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Big Andy

Anna Horrox - 2nd - 30/Sep/06 with Clive Greenwood

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/06 with Anna

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/06

Guidebook has this down as VS 4b,-,5a,4b. Not sure which I agree with but I prefer the VS 5a :)
Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 17/May/06 with Caroline Judson

and G.Carlill LP 1 SE 2+3 Pitch 2 Crux 5a
moose ridd - AltLd - 07/May/06 with M.Sadler

Christopher Williamson - Lead O/S - May/06 with nathan gibson

Hidden - AltLd - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/05

barney_edin - AltLd - 08/May/05 with Penny

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/04

Tom Stoddart - AltLd - Apr/04 with Colin Smith

jason - AltLd - Jul/03 with mike

Hammy - Lead - 06/May/03 with Iain Gallagher

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Apr/03

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/01

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/01

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 23/May/01 with cliff brown

Hidden - AltLd - 13/May/01

Hidden - 2001

gypsy3006 - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Led 3&4
Iain Thow - AltLd - 07/Oct/99 with Alex Doherty

Hammy - 2nd - 06/Jul/99 with Ian Barker, Jim Evans

Paul Clarke - AltLd - 1999 with FMC

rurp - 1998

BlueJohn - 1995

Worth doing for the 5a pitch.
allmag - Lead - 20/Dec/91

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jan/90

JonG - 1990

babymoac - AltLd - 11/Mar/88 with MTW

JohnHutch - Lead - 14/Sep/86 with party inc JK

JohnHutch - Lead - 04/Sep/86 with JK

Simon2005 - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/85 with KevinL

Tim Bateman - Lead - 12/Oct/85

Hammy - AltLd - 24/Feb/84

EddieA - Lead - 1984 with Jim F

biggianthead - 23/Apr/83 with HT

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/83

sadams - 2nd - 23/Aug/82 with Don

tapley - Lead - 21/Jun/80 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 08/Oct/78 with Hugh Ackroyd

Lord of Starkness - Lead - 1978

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1978

GeoffG - Lead - 09/Oct/76

DGY - AltLd - 01/Jun/75

Hidden - Solo - Apr/75

This route came as a bit of a shock as it was only given severe in 1974. And I didn't have much gear either. I still have nightmares about pitch 3.
Rog Wilko - Lead - Aug/74 with Debbie Wilkinson

Peter Main - Lead - 05/Jul/74 with Fran Bashford

David Smith - Lead - 1970 with Davy Crabb

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 28/May/67 with Bob Knapton

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/66

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Total votes cast 28
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS0 of 9
easy HVS0 of 9
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5b0 of 9
easy 5b0 of 9
hard 5a0 of 9
5a7 of 9
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