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Porcupine** E3 6a

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The Black Icicle >>
FA two pegs on last pitch
P.Ross E.Ray 02/Jul/1955

Ticklists: Caffs 100 Lakeland Extremes.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

parker5 - TR - 22/Feb/14 with Dad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

Gear's good but hard to get in
ethan109 - Lead dog - 26/May/13 with Andy Can

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Apr/13

quality top corner!
tomhull - 2nd β - 06/Apr/13 with Matt Burdekin

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - 2012

DaveAtkinson - TR - 17/Aug/11

Hidden - TR dog - 17/Aug/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 05/Aug/11

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

P2 to finish Black Icicle. Good combination, felt fair at E3 6a. Fell at crux after missing hold out right. Clean second try.
Dave Foster - Lead rpt - 16/May/10 with Andy and Ross

Johann - Lead dog - 23/Apr/10 with Alex Wheeldon

climbalive - Lead - Apr/10 with Will Etherden

ian caton - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Abi

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Aug/09

climbalive - Lead rpt - 22/May/09 with Mark Johnston

Loz led the hard pitch
Shaw Brown - AltLd - 20/Jul/08 with Loz

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/08

red1200 - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/07

Had no guide but thought was doing an E1 5a, things got hard when trying to finish direct and then took my first lead fall! Did it next go after finding out needed to head out right at top!
derico - Lead RP - 08/Apr/07 with Mongo

ewen - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/06 with the kettle

LP 1, Se 2 after attempting to lead it all.
climbalive - AltLd - 13/Jul/06 with Mark Johnston

John Kettle - AltLd - 2006

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

akhughes - Lead - 2005

petegunn - Lead - 2004

I lead pitch 2 the 6a.
clive-greenwood - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/00 with Mick

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/00

Hammy - TR - 29/Apr/99

Hidden - AltLd - 1999

no details recorded
David Smith - 2nd - 1990

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/89

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/May/88

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 1987 with Bill Williamson

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 27/Mar/86 with Neville Elstone

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 1986 with Nick Clement

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/85

Hammy - Lead - 07/Mar/84 with Penny Excel

Hammy - 2nd - 13/Nov/83 with Ian Cooksey

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/83

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/83

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/81

Hidden - 1980

Soloed up and down just first pitch
USBRIT - Solo - 1958

Voting
Total votes cast 24
hard E40 of 8
E40 of 8
easy E40 of 8
hard E34 of 8
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easy E30 of 8
hard E20 of 8
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hard 6b0 of 8
6b0 of 8
easy 6b1 of 8
hard 6a5 of 8
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easy 6a0 of 8
hard 5c0 of 8
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3 Stars0 of 8
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 48 (2.1%)
Lead23 of 48 (47.9%)
Followed6 of 48 (12.5%)
Toproped5 of 48 (10.4%)
Alt Leads8 of 48 (16.7%)
Unknown5 of 48 (10.4%)

'Climbed'28 of 48 (58.3%)
clean O/S12 of 48 (25.0%)
clean β1 of 48 (2.1%)
clean rpt3 of 48 (6.2%)
clean RP1 of 48 (2.1%)
dogged3 of 48 (6.2%)