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In The Gallery* HVS 5a

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A worthwhile pitch that is high in the grade. Start below a very thin crack right of the start of Gneiss Gnome. 34m. Climb the crack past a quartz band to a ledge and flake. Move off of the flake and follow a seam and slab to meet a horizontal finger-crack. Finish up the left margin of the slab above and move right to a ledge and flake belay. Scramble off left. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 51 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Matt george

Bit harder than Saxon, and not quite as good. Still excellent!
Joel Perkin - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Simon Hammond

Nice route.
simonhammond1966 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Joel Perkin

Okecroak - Lead - 08/Jun/14 with J. Homewood

Jack J Keogan - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Milton Wakefield

slacky - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/14 with Owen, Ben Abell

Superb stuff. Harder and more sustained that Saxon, but also more escapable. The climbing is just as good but the proximity to Gneiss Gnome detracts a little. Recommended!
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/14 with Colin Foord

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

twem - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Nicholas Eaton

Simon Alden - 2nd O/S - 15/May/13 with Richard Wheeldon

rd20 - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Patrick

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Chris

good climbing but pretty thin on gear and holds
Joby - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with Mike Hooper

Still dealing with man.flew
mike hooper - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/12 with jobey martin

Upper section very run-out. Initial crack from ground is dubious and thin
jakenichol - Lead - 13/May/12 with Martin Cathrow

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12

Really enjoyed this interesting climbing all the way! Nice to be able to take my time...hard on the toes though
monsteratt - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Chris Goddard

cem - 2nd rpt - 06/Apr/12 with Graham Dolman

arandall - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/12 with Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/12 with arandall

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

Hidden - TR O/S - 23/Nov/11

Marti999 - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Graham Charman

Graham C - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Marti

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/11

Dizz - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/11 with Richard S

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/11

Jo lead it - her first HVS lead after a long break.
masa-alpin - 2nd β - 29/Apr/11 with Jo B, Doug S

Hard. Tricky route finding and technical moves. Much harder than Saxon.
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/11 with crossdressingrodney

Vague line around the crux. Tricky.
crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/11 with victim of mathematics

jchenoweth - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Charlie Jeynes

erinbastian - 2nd - 09/Jan/11 with martin

Followed Jeremy up something approximating this moving briefly into the corner of Gneiss Gnome half way up then finishing somewhere between the two routes up a loose chossy wall. About VS 4c like this. Some brittle rock low down.
andybenham - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with jeremy dugan

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/10

Nel Tindale - 2nd β - 28/Aug/10 with Jim Jarvis

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/10

Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10 with Dave Smith

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/10

steve2006 - Lead - Aug/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

misterb - 2nd - 11/Oct/09 with simon

jon thompson27 - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/09 with simon mayell

cem - 2nd - 11/Apr/04 with Graham Dolman

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/02 with Roy Thomas

Roget - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/97

Andy Say - 2nd - 02/Jun/94

Nigel Coe - 1994 with Scott Titt

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1981

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Total votes cast 43
hard E10 of 15
E10 of 15
easy E11 of 15
hard HVS9 of 15
HVS4 of 15
easy HVS1 of 15
hard VS0 of 15
VS0 of 15
easy VS0 of 15
hard 5b0 of 15
5b0 of 15
easy 5b0 of 15
hard 5a8 of 15
5a7 of 15
easy 5a0 of 15
hard 4c0 of 15
4c0 of 15
easy 4c0 of 15
3 Stars0 of 13
2 Stars5 of 13
1 Star6 of 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 51 (3.9%)
Lead23 of 51 (45.1%)
Followed22 of 51 (43.1%)
Toproped1 of 51 (2.0%)
Unknown3 of 51 (5.9%)

'Climbed'16 of 51 (31.4%)
clean O/S32 of 51 (62.7%)
clean β2 of 51 (3.9%)
clean rpt1 of 51 (2.0%)