Heaven Can Wait HS 4b
38m, 2 pitches. P1 18m 4b. Start right of Om Puri, just right of where the lower overlap meets the ground. Climb to a break in the overlap and continue to the terrace. P2 20m 4a. Walk left along the terrace to the corner which bounds the rectangular slab on its left. Climb the corner and the arete above: then trend left to finish.
G Palmer, M Rourke 06/Oct/2007
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Just the first pitch.
Tom Downes - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/14 with callan Stroud

Did P1 of Heaven Can Wait (lead) and P2 of the VS above it (second). Various loose bits about - caution re: the block at the edge of the arete as you near the top of P1.
callans - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/14 with Tom Downes

Mayaculpa - AltLd - 12/Oct/14 with dbm

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

Mayaculpa - Lead - 28/Sep/14 with Kate

Mayaculpa - AltLd - 28/Sep/14 with Alex

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Sep/14

Lead 2nd pitch
mky77 - AltLd - 07/Sep/14

JP78 - AltLd - 07/Sep/14

Felix Ottey - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14

pfoulger - AltLd - 07/Sep/14

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

second pitch.
felixizzy - Solo rpt - 07/Aug/14

Only second pitch, to leave the ledge at the top of 'The Bristolian Affair'.
cameron_hall - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Pete Cawley

Steve Bartle - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with nicknicely

Only first pitch to get to ledge
marsden.d.paul - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Dave AMC

felixizzy - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Nick

nicknicely - Lead - 19/Jun/14 with felix

P1 for Neil, Solo P2 for me.
riddle - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Neil Watson

Lead P1. Riddle used the second pitch of On Puri, solo.
Neil Watson - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Riddle

samparsons - 2nd - 13/Jun/14 with John

Hidden - Solo rpt - 06/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 25/May/14

Alessandro Tentori - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Kirsten Donovan

Hidden - Solo - 16/May/14

Patrick Clissold - Lead O/S - 15/May/14 with Will Laws

Adrian Daniels - Lead - 05/May/14 with Steve Webster

davidclare - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Klara Marsikova

Klara - 2nd - 30/Mar/14

catty_9 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Rebekah Hailes

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Nov/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Nov/13

ali macphee - Lead rpt - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/13

ali macphee - AltLd - 28/Aug/13

BBEENN - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/13

gjh - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

johnl - Solo rpt - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

1st pitch only to get to terrace!
BALD EAGLE - Lead - 05/Jun/13 with James Pomeroy

P1 only. Not too memorable.
Poco Loco - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Bald Eagle

Climbed as one pitch. Bit sketchy with all that slack hanging over the large terrace, but easy enough.
Echna - Lead O/S - Jun/13 with Rich

johnl - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Adam Perrett

lead second pitch boring!
rustyfishhook - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Simon Fowler

Trippinjester - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Jamie Knight

Adam Perrett - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with John Leonard

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/13

Hidden - AltLd - 17/May/13

Hidden - AltLd - 07/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/13

nicknicely - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/13 with mike

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13

Finish left by the sapling. Spaced gear on second pitch. Horrible fall potential, but easy moves. Incredibly loose finish.
homing-penguin - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with David

Nix33 - 2013

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Dec/12

Hidden - Lead - 06/Dec/12

Both pitches, Top pitch is pretty run out, the rock in the groove is pretty rubbish and takes wires reluctantly. Trundled a load of blocks around a sapling at the very top but there are still quite a few loose blocks.
Tom F Harding - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 29/Sep/12

sheelba - AltLd - 29/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Sep/12

Pitch 1 only
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/12 with Kirsten, Mick

P1, very run out at start
kirsten - Lead - 08/Sep/12 with Brian

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/12

bradholmes - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Chris Bonner

Pitch 1
bpmclimb - Solo rpt - 19/Jul/12

mallardhealhook - Lead - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/12

J.Atkins - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/12

With more direct start, and second pitch up the corner all the way. 18m HS 4a, 8m walk left, 21m 4a.
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/11 with Clare

Not sure if it is this route, but up the centre of the blank but easy angled slab to an overlap with a diagonal crack. Straight over this and up to the terrace over loose ground. Didn't do top pitch, but first pitch was technically easy (VD?) but without much gear. Maybe Severe?
James Moyle - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/11 with piers cunliffe, D. Murphy

direct start which is much much better
The Pylon King - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/11

First time on second pitch. Same start as Om Puri pitch 2, boldly up the rectangular slab to the good horizontal crack. Stand up in this; then step left to the small arÍte. Up this, pass left of a sapling, and trend left to finish just right of another sapling. 22m, 4b.
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Clare

bpmclimb - TR O/S - 14/Mar/11 with Shunt

Solo'd the first pitch.
stuntsbyjon - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/11

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Sebo

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jun/08

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/07

Pitch 1. Used to be Slab to Right of Om Puri
cas smerdon - Lead - 18/Jun/07 with Ian Jones

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jun/07

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