Ochre Slab Route I** HVS 5a
[Ochre Slab Route 1, pitch 1, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
A popular and rewarding climb that consists of two totally contrasting pitches; the first technical and the second super steep. Start on a high flat ledge left of Black Slab.
1) 4c, 24m. Pull onto the slab. Climb rightwards to its edge and move up to where it meets the steep wall above. Make technical moves up and right to a black vein and follow this more easily, moving right after 5m, to a belay below the overhanging corner at the right-hand end of the large overhang.
2) 5a, 8m. Climb the overhanging corner, perplexing but well-protected, and pull over the lip on massive holds to easier ground. A wild pitch. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Ochre Slab Route 1, pitch 1 © caradoc
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I led the first pitch and then we had to bail as it chucked it down. We got absolutely drenched getting back to the bags. I think I may have strayed on to Ochre Slab 1.5 as the way I did it was definitely harder than 4c.
Matt77 - Lead dnf - 07/Jul/15 with Ryan Osborne

I took pitch one, leaving Stuart with the interesting roof problem. Made it way more difficult for myself on second by climbing right from the back of the groove.
JoeCoxson - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/15 with Stuart Cossey

Stu.Cossey - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/15

Pitch one and then seconded up pitch two of route II. Relatively spaced gear and managing to kick out my last piece didn't help.
George.Rowland - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/15 with Bob Peters

Chimney is really good fun.
hornbywill - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/15

Enjoyed the first pitch, but avoided the top pitch and went right. Keen for another go at it though, it looks awesome.
TGreen - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/15 with Ian p

P1 only.
Sam Hockley - AltLd dnf - 10/Jun/15 with Hazel MacLean

Lead the VS slab first pitch, very enjoyable. Top pitch was monstrous so Sam bailed off to the right.
HazelMacLean - AltLd O/S - 10/Jun/15 with Sam Hockley

jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/15 with Dave Clare

davidclare - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/15 with Jon Ridley

P1 lead, 2nd on P2: which looks improbable and uninviting but is actually excellent.
Lumbering Oaf - AltLd rpt - 25/May/15 with Luke

Dave Rumney - Lead - 25/May/15 with Tanya Milner

Pleasant solo with rewarding view :)
Jackislav - Solo O/S - 23/May/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/May/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/May/15

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 22/May/15 with Chris Andrews

Couldn't figure out top pitch, went left
mes32 - AltLd - 20/May/15 with Cameron

Typical first time back at bosi and ended being talked into a HVS. . I lead the first pitch delicate moving along to the vein then delicate and strenuous couple of feet to easier ground though no protection for the rest on the vein except one spike on the right had the shakes by the time I got to the belay.... bailed on second pitch for a bother day as both shattered..... Great adventure as always at bosi
clubmanpete - AltLd - 18/May/15 with surf1nal-kern0w

Pete lead first pitch. Persevered brillantly on technical move. Was so focused on getting to black vein. Continued all the way to belay point!
surf1nal-kern0w - 2nd - 17/May/15

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/May/15

Ollie T - 2nd - 12/May/15 with Wendy Matthews, Jake Bailey

Wendy Watthews - 2nd rpt - 12/May/15 with Jake Bailey, cuc

Sherwood. I got the last pitch.
lost.arrow - AltLd - 04/May/15 with Stu Sherwood

Martin lead the first pitch. I lead the 2nd. Pleasant climb overall with an interesting finish - bridging skills required.
Katsmiff - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/15 with Martin Bagshaw

Martin Bagshaw - AltLd O/S - 05/Apr/15 with Catherine Smith

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/15

lukegorman - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/15 with Charlie Bore, Aiden Chitty

fulton333 - Lead - 24/Jan/15 with Jake

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jan/15

Couldn't commit to P2 this time... Couldn't work out the move into the corner seconding either, ended up Swanaging straight up the overhanging left wall!
Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 14/Sep/14 with Max Streeton

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/14

only first p[itch climed
crater - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14 with steve

Pero - AltLd - 05/Sep/14

joedoherty - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Micheal Dobinson

I led pitch 2, amazing fun in the roof
dobby 200 - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Joe Doherty

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14

petecallaghan - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Josey Field

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/14

me p1 hillary p2. p2 top moves hysterical.
pebbles - AltLd - 13/Jul/14 with hillary

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

good climb
dready - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14 with whiteexplorer

enjoyed second pitch,all those hours spent hanging from the roof of my climbing wall finally pay off
whiteexplorer - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14 with joe

Struggled with the lead, had no idea what to do so let Jonny do it. Massive move! But worthwhile and protected
partz - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Johnny Webb

Pretty sure started up the E1 first pitch of Ochre Slab Route 1.5! Matt had a go at leading the second pitch but couldn't complete the 'acrobatic swing of the leg' move so I took over.
JonnyW - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Matt Everett

steveprice.exmouth - AltLd rpt - 12/Jun/14 with Graham Mead

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/14

Neil D - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Beth Hodgett

gavin.edwards - 2nd - 09/May/14 with Mark Reeves, Duncan Turner

lead the first pitch, very good protection on the twin crags then when following the black vein it is totally bold but you move slightly left to put some protection without leaving the vein to set up the belay point below the big overhang. the second pitch is a proper 5a, easy if you are tall, a bit of a struggle for me being short as was not able to reach the good holds once you in the corner, but and you move up the wholes a massive and you and bridge to get the better ones at the top
PilarMartinez - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with TheCherokee

Hidden - AltLd - 03/May/14

Led 2nd pitch
Lyndsay Superclimber - AltLd - 03/May/14 with Ryan

I lead P1. Quite scary. Not hard moves, but had serious disco leg trying to protect the crux. Tom decided P2 was not for him and i didn't feel like stepping in either, so we retreated.
manbat - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/14 with Tom Palmer

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/14

Bristoldave - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Caroline

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/14

What an amazing climb, the best of it's grade I've done so far. Lovely variety of styles, tilting the scale to HVS 5a in my opinion.
Blake - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/14

Led P1
CarolineH - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Dave

jhb0510 - 2nd rpt - 12/Apr/14 with Luke Randall

Matt Bennett - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Stu Mackenzie, Martin Fowler

kp64zl - AltLd - Apr/14 with Tom OMC, Steve OMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/14

First pitch only
Sarah Welsh - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Steve Price

Hidden - 2014

Alfie Conn - Lead - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Nov/13

arandall - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/13 with Alex Poyzer

andork123 - 2nd O/S - 13/Nov/13

Faveourite route of the 5 days in Cornwall. superb slab pitch (P1, led) and mental thuggy overhang.
stratandrew - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Jim Symon

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Aug/13

dkd - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/13 with Al

Elaine Budden - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/13 with tom bunn

SteveM - AltLd - 26/Aug/13 with Kat

Led P1 thankfully. Are there two more contrasting pitches?!
kitkat78 - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/13 with SteveM

I lead th 5a pitch. Amazing climb. Looked hard at first but soon became easy
Craigyboy13 - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/13

sheelba - AltLd - 18/Aug/13

Lead p2. What a treat. HVS in rockfax, and completely worth it in my opinion.
knighty - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Rob Howard

ranga - AltLd - 14/Aug/13 with Chris Knight

francois - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Ben

Matthew Robinson - AltLd - 10/Jul/13 with David

nickstephens - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Alix Wilson, Mark Booker

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Jun/13

Wicked! Thought the 4c wall was harder than the 5a bit although that looked harder and needed more psyching up for!
jhb0510 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Dave Webster

Top pitch looks very improbable but is loaded with holds. 4c on first pitch is harder. James was well chuffed to lead it.
perranman - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with James berwick

perranman - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with James berwick

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

Hidden - 23/May/13

Excellent leading by Andrea, the 4c move I thought was harder than the 5a one.
Hamish777 - 19/May/13 with Rachael, Andrea

Excellent route. Got confused about how deep to go in the chimney/overhang on the second pitch and ended up burying myself too far into it. But once came out and found the jugs-fine! Lead both pitches.
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Rachel, Hamish

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

just 1st pitch
callum brown - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Log dog

Homes - 31/Mar/13

john lynch - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with luke holmes, sam arthur

Lead both pitch 1 and 2. VS I dont think so, ridiculous! Some crazy climbing on the top pitch, quite amazing!
dprctr - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Fiona McFarlane, Martin Oldham

smolders - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Fiona McFarlane, David P

Fiona McFarlane - AltLd dog - Mar/13 with Martin oldham, Dave proctor

Nick Biven - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

Grabtheslab - 2013

guy757 - Lead - 30/Oct/12

Hidden - 30/Oct/12

Hidden - 30/Oct/12

Christine Iles - 30/Oct/12

Led P2 - Fine once you work out how to do it..
Slick - AltLd - 29/Sep/12 with Kevin Vans-Colina

Found this pretty scary, so let Ben take the lead.
treg - 2nd - 25/Sep/12 with Ben

gowla - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/12 with Keith Mitchell

Mayo - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/12

Sean Kelly - Lead - 08/Sep/12 with Harry Pearce

mikemontain - Sep/12 with alison williams

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Aug/12

1st pitch only
Jim Malo - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Deborah

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 26/Aug/12

P2. A jug fest.
Dilwat - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/12 with SurferStan

SurferStan - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Dilwat

Climbed the first pitch only as the second was seeping massively :(
jonleighton - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12

Alor_lab - 2nd β - 23/Jun/12 with Jon

2nd pitch after The Black Slab
dj_brigham05 - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Rob Tyler

Led the second pitch just as the sun sank below the horizon. The light pool of the head torch only added to the fun! Great little route.
Dave192939 - AltLd O/S - 12/May/12 with Amber Thornton

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

Lead P1, got confused by where to go, a bit run out. George lead pitch two, awesome and crazy little sequence!
SamChessell - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with George King

barrowclough - AltLd O/S - 05/May/12 with CJ, Peter Lane

gingerking - AltLd O/S - May/12 with Tom Mather, Sam Chessell

tmather - AltLd O/S - May/12 with George King, Samuel Chessell

Marcin78 - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Kuba

givemetea - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Patrick

Pete Graham - AltLd - Apr/12 with Rick Graham

very enjoyable, the guidebook says it right, the final corner is perplexing, but fine once you work it out. the 1st pitch is bold
Webster - AltLd O/S - 10/Mar/12

FrenchOlly - AltLd O/S - 10/Mar/12

First pitch didn't feel 4c, more like 4b, was runout but the hard bit was well protected. Second pitch looked really intimidating but once you see how to do it wasn't very hard.
arandall - Lead O/S - 29/Feb/12 with Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - 2nd - 29/Feb/12 with arandall

Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/12

Not pitch 2. Very run out in second half of 1st pitch
Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/12

andybenham - AltLd rpt - 28/Jan/12 with paul abram

Hidden - 2012

dc88104 - Lead dnf - 2012

PAJames - 2012

Led p2 but went too far right think ended up on a severe.
spragglerocks - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Verity Payne, Matt Box

Did the correct slab this time - previous effort last year in wrong place, d'oh. Great route. Didn't do top pitch; nails and a total contrast to the slab.
Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Verity Payne, Rach Spraggs

Subwaycups - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/11

Escaped from P2 by traversing out right. P2 was wet and covered in bird poo (plus, very scary looking).
stuaart - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Emily Ward

Led Pitch 1. good contrasting pitches. 2nd pitch is a stopper
jakenichol - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Dave Heaton

Dave Heaton - AltLd - 23/Jun/11 with Jake Nichol

P1 only (VS 4c). Looked at P2 but neither of us could commit to the first move.
timstyles - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Brian Vaughan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/11

At VS 4C probably fits better with the other grades at Bosi than the HVS 5A its given in Rockfax West Country Climbs.
Brannock - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/11

Darrell Read - Lead - 11/Jun/11 with Sam Cruickshank

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11

pudding - Lead β - 09/Jun/11 with adam spooner, matthew gibbings

ben bowry - 2nd O/S - Jun/11 with Matthew Murphy

Could not find where to move up after the lower slab on pitch 1.
marcduhig - Lead dnf - 28/May/11 with Kwan

cornishmackem - AltLd - 24/May/11

DOVEY - AltLd - 22/May/11 with Andrew

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/11

five - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with CJ

chris ebbutt - AltLd - 29/Apr/11 with Dave R.

Okecroak - AltLd - 29/Apr/11

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with helen gibson

Mike led P1. I found this very tricky and would give it 5a. I led the superb top pitch - the secrets of which opened up for me as I climbed. Great right toe hook to control the reach to the juggy flake. Surprisingly straightforward after that. Much easier than the "4b" finish to Suicide Wall and the 5a finish to Thin Wall Special.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - AltLd - 26/Apr/11 with Mike Tempest

mtempest - AltLd - 26/Apr/11 with Steve Waters, Mynydd

Did in one long pitch. The top crux section is nice and tough.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/11 with Tony H

stevepotter - AltLd - 25/Apr/11 with Bryan

Steve P1, Me P2.
hellboundblr - AltLd - 25/Apr/11 with Steve P

Dibdawg - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Phil Hall

What a route, definatly route of contrasts! Lead p1, would stick with old grade of vs 4c.
tompilgrem - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Dad

P1-Tom-steady and commiting slab climbing. P2-me-straightforward once I eventually figured out the moves and committed myself. Overall - top of VS/4c
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Bob/Tom

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/11

zach.stone - 2nd - 01/Apr/11 with Chris Allen

3 star route
misterb - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/11 with wain

Justin T - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Mar/11

timmsy - AltLd - 10/Mar/11 with David_Gledson

Lead P2.
David_Gledson - AltLd - 2011 with Rich Timms

timmsy - AltLd - 2011 with David_Gledson

Hidden - 2011

Chris Nash - 2nd - 2011

Dave Mountford - Lead - 2011 with Damon Heath, alex thackaway

Encouraged Gareth to lead again and found another retro cam!
nickstephens - AltLd O/S - 07/Nov/10 with Gareth Greeves

mbradberry2008 - AltLd O/S - 03/Oct/10 with Jacob Kirmes-Daly

Jacob k-d - AltLd O/S - 03/Oct/10

Led second pitch this time. This really is a great route
andybenham - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Gareth Hayfield

Oh dear, not feeling good after an earier fall and after leading P1 backed off down Black Slab.
Gareth - Lead dnf - 25/Sep/10 with Andrew

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Sep/10

P2. Looks daunting and struggled with sugar crash but it's great if you go for it back and foot style. Can be done non-thuggy other than final airy pull but on massive jugs with great bridge fro feet. Get good rest with feet in LH pocket to arrange gear before pulling round onto the jugs. Great fun.
Batt - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/10 with James Hoyes

Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/10 with Rachel B

MH123 - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Mike Waller

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10

Led pitch 1 VS 4b. Backed off top pitch and escaped off left.
Lumbering Oaf - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/10 with Heather Lewis

tomB - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Tim Griffin

Excellent varied climbing on immaculate granite. Led P1
andybenham - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Jim Croft

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/10

nickdonohue - AltLd - Aug/10 with Ashley Hold, Jim Barritt

redshapedfriday - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10

lukea - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Al

Me Pitch 1, Mark the fantastic pitch 2. The second pitch is amazing but glad I only had to second it?
cheeky - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/10 with Mark Philipson

brilliant route of contrasts. pitch 1 open face and slightly committing. pitch 2 a thuggy thrutch into open space, but on huge jugs.
mark4344 - AltLd - 06/Jul/10 with Matt Payne

Jennyvs - AltLd O/S - 01/Jul/10 with Dan Walker

Didn't do the inverted V on final pitch. Moved up crag to the right.
martinp - 2nd - 27/Jun/10 with GarethR

mes32 - 2nd - 12/Jun/10

my new nemisis
erinbastian - 2nd - 12/Jun/10 with Ken Mayo

Em66 - AltLd - 12/Jun/10 with Matt, Mat

willson - 2nd - 08/Jun/10 with ben

Awesome climb, deserves all the stars. Made the traverse harder than it needed to be by missing a foot ledge, but that made it more satisfying. Top overhang pitch took at least 3 hours to lead, probably due to inexperience on Cornish granite (2nd route), but very satisfying when I finally got it.
mullermn - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Kylie Richards

First pitch was really nice climbing, enjoyed the blind traverse. Came off after reaching the back of the cave and then spent a while hanging on the ropes getting out gear.
Kylie - 2nd dog - 04/Jun/10 with mullermn

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/10

Moved onto the amazing top pitch overhang/chimney from another easier route as it looks so good. Although it wasn't that hard, the commitment of stepping into blind holds over thin air is about the most memorable thing I've done.
royal - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

Craig Geddes - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Ellie Ames

Hidden - 2nd - 14/May/10

verticon - Lead O/S - May/10

Hidden - AltLd - May/10

dswansonlow - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with John Hawes

Frostie - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Dan Eastman, Roy Harris

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10

Different Steve - AltLd rpt - 02/Apr/10 with Emma Hawkins

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Mar/10

JerryD - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Led first pitch, misread guide book and didnt go out right far enough to see blind move, resulted in fall.
Jon Hawes - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - 2010

pitch 1.
leadmat - Solo O/S - 2010

brianrunner - AltLd - 2010 with martina

Pitch 1 only, pitch 2 dripping munge
Rob84 - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Penny CUMC

I am still smiling several hours afterwards
nickstephens - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Emma Ransom

paddymitton - Oct/09

Dave Mason - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/09 with Trev Tatler

Pete Nugent - Lead - Aug/09 with Mark "Sparky" Adams

p2 VS, 5a
Pete Nugent - Lead - Aug/09 with Mark "Sparky" Adams

craig h - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/09 with Sue

Led the amazing and baffling second pitch
sgl0jd - AltLd - 28/Jun/09

chris sm - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Pippa Froggatt

matsavage - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09

Subwaycups - 2nd β - 09/Jun/09

Matt led P2 - the chimney is no pushover and requires a determined approach.
Dave Mahon - AltLd - 30/May/09 with Matt Jackson

Tried to lead first pitch, couldn't commit to the blind move
Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 03/May/09 with Henk Smith, Tim Bucknall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/09

JGW - Lead - May/09 with Matt Tilley

led 2nd pitch
Kirill - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/09 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/09

Missed out toip 5a pitch by not reading guidebook properly.
krikoman - Lead dnf - 10/Apr/09 with Sally Strawberry

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Apr/09

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

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

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Mar/09

In the wet!
Master Chief - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/09 with Moe

existing debt - Mar/09 with Iain a

paulh1967 - 2009

Led roof, it was awesome and devious:)
sebrider - AltLd O/S - Nov/08 with eugeneth

eugeneth - AltLd O/S - 02/Oct/08 with Seb

saz_m - 2nd - 12/Sep/08 with Christian Lenehan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Very tough overhanging roof for 4c in some older guidebook. Even the new 5a grade is still tricky. Nice day at long last after 2 days of continuous misery.
Skinny Kin - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/08 with Mike Parkinson

perranman - AltLd - 03/Aug/08

P1 only which was v.nice. Backed off P2 (5a at least?) due to been wet, ill partner and looking dam hard - went up P2 of route II instead.
markfairbank - Lead dnf - 02/Aug/08 with Mick D

Al Franks - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/08 with Liz davies

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/08 with Liz davies

lizzie789 - 2nd - 28/Jul/08 with Alasdair88

Fenwick - Jul/08 with Pete/Tomo

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/08

MoWalker3 - 2nd - 13/Jun/08 with Quiet Ian

mat cooper - Lead - 08/Jun/08

inspiration_needed - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Mat

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/08

erica - 2nd - 06/May/08 with John

pitch 1 only
John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Erica

Missed out the first bit and just did the fun overhang.
chrissloan84 - Lead - 05/May/08 with AJM

First pitch only, Chris took huge fall on Ochre Slab II so had to get off to help.
jezb1 - Lead - 05/May/08

jonka - AltLd - May/08 with sean

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Oct/07

arctic.lizard123 - Oct/07 with Tim Carter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

P1 - felt v bold at end of traverse. P2 wet and horrid so scampered off left
lithos - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/07

shoulders - Lead - 07/Aug/07 with dai

hard overhang to dodge but the rest is easy (to second at least!
Harry B Lawder - 2nd rpt - Aug/07 with Daisy Peters

Bob Peters - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Dad

top pitch is silly
Urgles - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/07 with Fiend

zcapxa5 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Hannah Shaw, Jenni Young

cham749 - Lead O/S - 24/May/07 with Ivan Goodchild

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/07

I led first pitch. Lovely slab led to a scary traverse and blind step around, then a run out slab. Not too hard but felt bold! Ollie led the unpleasant contortionist chimney/roof affair at the top
adamscottthomas - AltLd O/S - 05/May/07 with Oliver Mentz

31770 - AltLd O/S - 05/May/07 with adamscottthomas

mankrambler - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Harry Low

melmyo - AltLd - Apr/07

Exciting pitch through the roof. Very glad I didn't lead it.
maresia - 2nd O/S - 04/Feb/07 with Mike Kann

Rob Kennard - 2007

Geoffers - AltLd O/S - 2007 with Tim

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - AltLd - 2007

Hidden - 2007

JackMountains - 2nd β - 04/Nov/06 with Dan Smith & Chris

timharrison - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/06 with Trevor Macalonan

trevor macalonan - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/06 with Tim

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/06

Bottled the top pitch, then found it easy to second.
Abi Chard - AltLd O/S - Aug/06 with Ian

Cat G - AltLd O/S - Aug/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/06

Couldn't find the holds to move towards black stuff on the 1st pitch, came down and Jana led the first pitch instead. Perversely I led the 2nd and found it easier than the 1st.
mooseloose - AltLd RP - 29/May/06 with Jana

Had to miss the 2nd pitch out, far too daunting for my 2nd to lead through and convinced me not to try
collingwood - Lead dnf - 29/Apr/06 with Matthew Rhodes

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/06 with Tom Harvey

the rec - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/06 with Fred

leadmat - Lead - 2006

Runtothehills - AltLd O/S - 2006

ArnaudG - 2006

mikelaing - 2006

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 2006 with Beckholland, Rebecca Holland

chrisallan - Lead dnf - 2006

wojt - Lead - 2006

carriegold - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/05 with Steve C

A gorgeous top pitch
timharrison - AltLd O/S - Sep/05 with Jo Willet

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/05

BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 28/Aug/05 with Christian Darr

leon - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Amanda Skeldon

led P2
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - Aug/05 with Caroline Goldsworthy

Tom Vivian - AltLd - 30/Jul/05

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/05 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/05 with victim of mathematics

Si dH - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/05 with Alison Ingleby

The top pitch was tough but fun!
Rob Oram - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/05 with James Booth

James B - 11/Jun/05 with Rob

First pitch was one of the nicest leads I've ever done....well done to Si for beasting the second pitch!
Ali - AltLd - Jun/05 with Si dH

Stig - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/05 with Geraldine Lawless

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/05

Andy Graham - AltLd O/S - 2005

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Jun/04

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jan/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/03

Led p1, couldn't do p2 - climbed adjacent wall instead.
Alaric - Lead dnf - 23/Jun/03 with Paul L

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/03

P2 looks imposing but goes ok - ropework difficult though. Impossible to hear each other if there's any wind. Second escaped up the side.
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 08/May/03 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/03

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2003

Rob Pitt - 2003

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Oct/02

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/02

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/May/02

aged_ape - AltLd O/S - Apr/02 with KM

Led p2
cem - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/02 with Rob Smithies

phardman - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/01

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/01

Stone Muppet - 2001

Roget - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/00 with jon

John Roe - AltLd - 06/Aug/00 with Darren Summerson

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/00

Hidden - Jan/00

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

NickP - 2000

VPJB - 2000

alan moore - 2000

Steveb27 - AltLd - 2000

MartinN - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/99

koopa - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Noisy

alex_th - Lead O/S - Apr/99 with Jack Kelly

Hidden - Lead - 1999

hdog76 - 1999

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/98

stuart100 - Lead O/S - 19/May/98 with Claire Graham

Adrian Daniels - AltLd - 09/May/98 with Steve Webster

timreynolds - Lead - 03/May/98 with Rachel Corbett, John Burnip

Toerag - Lead O/S - Apr/98

Paul-Michael - AltLd O/S - 1998 with Paul Nurse

lots of assents
andy_pemberton - Lead - 1998

Neil Conway - 2nd O/S - Mar/97 with Steve Hardy & Darren Leigh

Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/97 with Alan Nuttall

cornishben - Lead O/S - Jan/97 with Greg

belay bunny turned bad - 1997

Dave Mountford - Lead - 1997 with Damon Heath

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/96

rurp - Lead O/S - 1996

michael burrows - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/95 with cen lewis

nigehughes - Lead - 1995 with Darren Summerson

Adrian Eggleton - Lead - 03/Dec/94 with Tim Darlow

Ashley Hold - Lead - 22/Aug/94 with Simon Richards

colin milton - AltLd - 03/Jul/94 with eric milton

Wanted to lead it, but Liz was getting wet
Chris the Tall - TR - Jul/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/93

Babika - Lead O/S - 01/May/93 with Mark Jones

climbingrichard - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/93

K1 - Lead - 1993

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/92 with Dave Fooks

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Aug/92

GAtkins - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/92 with Nick Stenning

Budge - AltLd O/S - Apr/92 with Richard Teed

I led first pitch - steve did the wrong second pitch!
Raggar - AltLd - Sep/91 with Steve B

auld al - AltLd O/S - Apr/91

Hammy - AltLd - 25/Oct/90 with Andy Coleman, Ian Barker

biggianthead - Jun/90 with C

DaveHo - Lead O/S - 1990

AndyB123 - 1990

AndrewP - Lead - 1990

keefe - 1989

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/88

Led pitch 1 + Steve, 2nd pitch 2 + Julian. Led (alts 2) + Rob Ivens 27/3/89
Iain Thow - AltLd - 08/Apr/88 with Steve Ball, Julian England

ChrisJD - AltLd - 03/Apr/88

RichardMc - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/87 with Tim Oakes

jasper11 - Lead - 1985

andy tetsill - Lead - May/84 with Manchester Poly, Joy

malc - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/84 with JW

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/82

Nigel Coe - 30/May/82 with Tim Dunsby

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1981

Ian Clare - 1980

Hidden - 1980

uphillnow - 1979

First pitch only
Mike C - 2nd - 11/Nov/78 with Dave Hyde

First pitch only
Mike C - Lead - 30/Jun/78 with Pete ?

Mark Kemball - Lead - 31/Mar/78 with Sarah Bridge

babymoac - Jul/77 with AUMC

Simon cook - Apr/77

Falko - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/76 with Alan Taylor, Chris Plant

Bolt Phobia - AltLd - 08/Apr/76 with John Broadwell

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 22/Jun/75 with Ian Duckworth

Ken Taylor - Lead - 15/May/75 with Chris Terrey

petemeads - Lead - 1974

Hidden - Lead - 1973

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - Sep/69 with Andy Wild, Dennis Gray

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