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Ulex S 4b

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[Steve doing a bit of gardening on Ulex, 3 kb]The left-hand of the near parallel cracks was a good effort for its day. A huge cam or two will be found useful by most. The gorse bushes can be a pain in more ways than one! © ROCKFAX
Byron Connelly, Bert Smith 1933

Photo: Steve doing a bit of gardening on Ulex © Sowerby Sam
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This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/13

TimG - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Kilian Collender

kcollender - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Tim George

Nigel Bond - Lead - 23/Apr/13 with Bern Hardman

benkelsey - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/13 with HPC

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/13

AlexFletcher - Lead - 05/Apr/13 with Sam Hinson

sam26051 - 2nd - 05/Apr/13 with AlexFletcher

georgedunton - Solo O/S - 06/Feb/13

franhammond92 - Lead - 10/Nov/12

Dawn_K_B - 2nd - 10/Nov/12 with Fran Hammond

bleh. also, im sure we've done this before.
arctic_jen - 2nd dog - 03/Nov/12 with Rich

SMThompson1 - TR - 15/Apr/12 with Ryan Sandford-Blackburn

ryansb90 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Sophie Thompson

simonhicklin - Lead - 14/Apr/12 with Jess Hicklin

Jessicahicklin - 2nd - 14/Apr/12 with Simon hicklin

Bex_M - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Stacey Jg

Oliver Houston - 2nd - 31/Mar/12

sarahsuth - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12

kestrelspl - TR - 18/Feb/12

Didn't enjoy this. A thrutchy crack filled with mud and rotting tree stumps.
Jimbo C - 2nd - 07/Jan/12 with Pete

Nowhere near 4c. Bold if you don't have big cams though.
victim of mathematics - Lead rpt - 18/Nov/11 with James Oswald

Quite hard. Kind of.
James Oswald - 18/Nov/11 with Colin Angus

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Oct/11

np134 - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/11 with T. Frost

Harri777 - 2nd - 29/Aug/11 with Alexis, Stephen T, Simon H

Hidden - 2nd dog - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/11

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

NinaB - Lead - 13/Jul/11 with Kim

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/11

in descent
Stig - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/10 with james oswald

Hidden - Lead - 02/Sep/10

overgrown
tigertim - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10 with James Noble

Easy
MartinPL - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/10

smokeyj - 2010

To protect myself from the gorse bushes on the route, I had on my big walking boots, gloves, hood and buff covering my face! This was a stupid idea (but good fun) and made some of the climbing desperate. I did get a two-handed butterfly jam in one of the wide cracks though...
Nick Smith - UKC - 2nd O/S - 07/Dec/08 with Colin

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 07/Dec/08 with Nick Smith

Mixed-and-matched this with "Gardener's Pleasure" - good fun!
AndyM-LVB - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Brendan Ferguson

hang_about - Lead - 24/May/08

JohnHutch - Lead - 13/May/08 with L

bigbobbyking - 2nd - 01/Mar/08 with jacob davies

Hidden - Lead - Mar/08

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/08 with SteveM

With a diversion to avoid the slime between the two former bushes.
SteveM - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/08 with Kat

Intimidating top offwidth crack!
JohnHutch - Lead dnf - 30/Nov/07 with SC

Nicos - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/07 with dan woolnough

Hidden - Solo - 07/May/90

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 31/May/87

Voting
Total votes cast 19
hard HS0 of 8
HS0 of 8
easy HS6 of 8
hard S1 of 8
S1 of 8
easy S0 of 8
hard HVD0 of 8
HVD0 of 8
easy HVD0 of 8
hard 4c0 of 6
4c0 of 6
easy 4c0 of 6
hard 4b4 of 6
4b2 of 6
easy 4b0 of 6
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Style of ascent

Soloed9 of 50 (18.0%)
Lead21 of 50 (42.0%)
Followed15 of 50 (30.0%)
Toproped3 of 50 (6.0%)
Unknown2 of 50 (4.0%)

'Climbed'25 of 50 (50.0%)
clean O/S21 of 50 (42.0%)
clean rpt1 of 50 (2.0%)
dogged2 of 50 (4.0%)
dnf1 of 50 (2.0%)