Ant Highway* MVS 4b
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mcglenr25 - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/14 with Tom Woolley

Nigel Bond - Lead - 27/Sep/14 with John Sullivan

Johnsulli - 2nd - 27/Sep/14 with Nigel Bond

Grade is for the first few moves up to the ramp
Andysomething - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/14 with Bruce Perry

Justin Shiels - Lead - 05/Aug/14 with Chris

lisafer - 18/May/14 with Walter

daWalt - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Lisa

AnitaClimb - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Joe LMC

Led pitch 1
malc - AltLd O/S - 17/May/14 with Paul Scott

Pretty sure I did the wrong route, didn't like the move on the right hand side (poor gear with tumbling down a chinmney potential) so I just climbed the route slightly to the left going straight up, felt around VS 4c. (clearly people have gone there before judging by the polish, but not on UKC?)
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Stefan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14

First proper outdoor climb, bit to hard for me at time but pulled way up it.
PhilipStringfellow - 2nd dog - 14/Apr/14

dannygiblin - 2014

DinoGator - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Rob

Ben_Megson - AltLd - 14/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Aug/13

nedders - AltLd - 07/Aug/13 with Emily Bridger

erbridger - AltLd - 07/Aug/13 with nedly14

andrewkeith - AltLd - 01/Jun/13 with johnkeith

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/13

D.B
MLH - 2nd O/S - 12/May/13 with Dave Buckett

Olli-C - Solo rpt - 07/May/13

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Apr/13

Ray Sparks - AltLd β - 04/Apr/13 with mark

dkd - AltLd O/S - Apr/13 with Karl

P1
JohnBear - AltLd - 03/Mar/13 with Dan

First route of day so both suffering withy frosty extremities. Awkward start. Led the finishing scramble.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - AltLd - 17/Feb/13 with Ben Pearce

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

tricky start but very easy after that
lithos - Lead - 2013 with John G

6aPunter - 2013

Doug Wilkie - AltLd - 08/Aug/12 with Tom Musgrave

musgravet - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with Jesse Coombs, Doug Wilkie

i.fish2000 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/12

jacktomlinson - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12 with luke harper

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/May/12

Hidden - AltLd - 20/May/12

Hidden - AltLd - 20/May/12

Hidden - AltLd - 20/May/12

P1
John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 19/May/12 with Josh

The first 10 m contains all the fun, the rest is Diff at best. Led a bit in the middle, from after the interesting part up to about level with the traverse on Donkey's Ears.
guhj - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12

Really good first few moves but rubbish after that. Lead P1.
JakeWShaw - AltLd O/S - 05/May/12 with Alex Rankine

alexrankine30 - AltLd O/S - 05/May/12 with Jake

Pitch 1
oliverk - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/12 with Sarah Moorhouse

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/12

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Apr/12

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/12

mrobinson81568 - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/12

Stickle Tarn - AltLd O/S - Apr/12

Interesting first move, followed by a teetering pile of choss. I wasted 30 minutes of my life on this. Don't make the same mistake.
Richard Alderton - AltLd - 29/Mar/12 with Liam

Dervey - AltLd - 29/Mar/12 with Rich

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/12

lcullum7 - AltLd O/S - 04/Mar/12 with Ben Barnard

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Mar/12

Callum Anderson - 2012

josephgrimwade - 2nd rpt - 30/Sep/11 with Peter Stollery

First pitch only - abbed off to retrieve gear. Tricky start, then just so-so.
Peter Metcalfe - Lead dnf - 04/Sep/11

Neil Becousse - Lead - 21/Aug/11

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 14/Aug/11 with Judith Neaves

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Aug/11

jl - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/11 with Lauren, Mark Ollis

All at the start, ramp quite good but then fizzles out. Final arÍte could be better with some lumber gardening but watch out for the large loose block.
ollismark - Lead - 11/Jul/11 with Lauren Gray, Jon Lynch

josephgrimwade - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Jonny Lynch

55pete55 - AltLd - 15/Jun/11

Good 1st pitch, not so good 2nd one.
Rob Laird - AltLd O/S - 30/May/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/11

Danny Crump - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Sarah Pentelow

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/11

lead 1st pitch in rain and very windy. Good holds and safe feeling climb.
darren hudson - AltLd O/S - 23/May/11 with David Ford

donkster - Lead O/S - 13/May/11

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with liv_the_div

Ellie79 - AltLd - 16/Apr/11 with Katie H

Definatly an awkward start. A good route once you work out how to get off the ground. Ellie led first pitch.
Katie86 - AltLd - 15/Apr/11 with Ellie Aimes

led pitch 1, soloed the second
mfisher - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Ben Watson

paul79 - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/11

benji77 - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with matty fisher

JonathanJones - AltLd O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Joe

Lead first pitch.
riven - AltLd O/S - 06/Mar/11 with John Jones

petegunn - 2nd - 28/Jan/11 with Davina

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo - 17/Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

Little B - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/10 with Anna M

RUBBISH - why is this even in a selected guidebook???
thomasaneurinsmith - AltLd - 10/Oct/10 with Katherine Torr

Hidden - 04/Sep/10

Led second pitch bit disappointing not 4a
hairynortherner - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Andy

Laurence Everitt - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/10 with Mark D

Mark D - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/10 with Laurence Everitt

lead 1st, sam lead 2nd
Oliver Houston - AltLd O/S - Aug/10

wi11 - AltLd O/S - Aug/10 with Chris Gee

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/10

sk8world19 - AltLd O/S - 16/May/10 with Tom Oliver

joe king - Lead rpt - 11/May/10 with Rose

K Wall - AltLd - 08/May/10 with Martin

Led 1st Pitch
mikespooner - AltLd O/S - 01/May/10 with Matt Kendall

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/10

byatt2002 - AltLd - 30/Apr/10 with steve456

bazpearson - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/10 with pete stollery

AndyT1151 - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/10

Jack Loftus - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Huge

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Really hard first couple of metres
Doby - 2nd - 2010 with Elsie

Hidden - 2010

Chriswynn - 2010

carlh - 2010

cosmicray - 2010

Kazza91 - 2010

oliverthomp - AltLd - 30/Oct/09 with Rory O'Donall

buddha1369 - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/09 with Amber

gorza011 - AltLd rpt - Oct/09 with Paul beresford, Kirk Bradley

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Sep/09

joe king - Lead rpt - 12/Sep/09 with Rose

Rosey Posey - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Paul

Hard boulder problem start and then really easy. Getting off the ground is the crux!
Elsier - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Jo

Really hard first 2m
Doby - 2nd dog - 12/Sep/09 with Elsie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Sep/09

auld al - AltLd O/S - Sep/09

Lead the 1st (Crux), and 3rd pitches with Paul leading the 2nd pitch.
brayg01 - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Paul Smith

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/09

Led P2
Andysomething - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/09 with Bruce Perry

petegunn - 2nd - 12/Jun/09 with Davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09

King Kong Climbing Walls - Lead - 05/Jun/09

John Dale - Lead - 03/May/09 with Sarah Griffin

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

adam06 - AltLd - 03/Apr/09 with mike weaver

Mikelo - AltLd - 03/Apr/09 with adam

scary start
Olli-C - Lead - Apr/09 with dad

StevePr - AltLd O/S - 2009 with Alan

beaumap - Lead - 2009

Simnel - AltLd - 2009 with Paul Young

eastfinchley pete - TR - 29/Oct/08 with Jasper, Phoebe and Andy Brown

lead climbed the last 2 pitches into 1, 50 or so meter pitch.
Ian Paterson - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/08 with Patrick McBride

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/08

SianR - 2nd - 08/Aug/08 with Ewie

Fun start, rest is easy.
Ewan Richards - Lead - 08/Aug/08 with SianR

Faffed about rather a lot at the start. Really nice first pitch. Might have been better combined with the upper pitches of Donkey's Ears.
net - Lead - 15/Jul/08 with Ellie & Loz

Lead first and third pitches.
PenJD - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/08

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

davis.pete - Lead dog - 03/May/08 with Jon Hawes

middlevern - AltLd - May/08 with Mike Blood+Emily Ross

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

Once your off the ground your away start is really the crux
rh5980 - Lead - 09/Feb/08 with Eddie Hung

Did second pitch which was only a scramble. First couple of moves on the first ptich where a bit spicy!!
Eddie Hung - AltLd O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Rob Horton

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

nickcj - Lead - 2008

innesmac - 2008

One move wonder, hard getting off the ground.
Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Tanya Savage

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 01/Oct/07

220bpm - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/07 with Dave

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 29/Jul/07 with Jeanie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/May/07

Hidden - Lead - Feb/07

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Zoomer - AltLd - 24/Aug/06 with Jane Godfrey

edmitchell - AltLd - Aug/06 with kai ren

Led first pitch (crux) and 3rd. Lakes guide gives it MVS. I'd say definitely 4a/4b for the off balance, polished start. HS?
Caralynh - AltLd O/S - 21/May/06 with Iain Simpson

This was great. Duncan led the first two poichs which were ants highway proper and I did my first lead on the continuation up the top pitch of Jackdaw ridge (which is graded D). Just chuffed to get in my first lead pitch.
twodada - AltLd O/S - Mar/06 with Duncan

First few metres are off balance and awkward. Lakes guide now gives it MVS 4b
JohnHutch - Lead - Jul/05 with MG

Hidden - Lead - 15/May/05

Celia Watson - 2nd - 15/May/05 with stuart watson

smollett - Lead O/S - Mar/05

tomhull - 2005

jfmchivall - 2005

platt2000 - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Oct/04

kitch22 - Lead O/S - 17/May/04 with Bhavesh Ramji

Hidden - AltLd - May/04

Cake - AltLd - May/04 with Matt

biggianthead - 28/Apr/04 with T

steveP - Lead O/S - 2004 with Paul Rowlands

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/03

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/02

joe king - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/01 with simon ringrose

alpinismo.uk - 2nd - 2000

Led pitch 1
Iain Thow - AltLd - 07/Oct/99 with Alex Doherty

Trobbo - 2nd - 15/May/99 with reg

Paul Clarke - AltLd - 1999 with FMC

Dave Westby - Lead - 1998

Rog Wilko - Lead - Feb/97 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/96

Wainers44 - 2nd - Sep/92

stokienomad - Lead - 26/Jul/91

Lord of Starkness - Lead - 1990 with John Stark

biggianthead - 08/Nov/86 with G

PeteCheung - Lead - 1986

dsgibson - 1985

Hidden - Lead - Aug/82

Hammy - Solo - 14/Mar/80

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - Lead - Sep/78

babymoac - 24/Mar/78

RichardMc - Solo - 29/May/76 with Dave Langmead

DGY - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/75

Hidden - Solo - May/75

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