Darth Vader*** VII 8
[Heading for the Gargoyle, with Darth Vader in the Back Ground, 1 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Photo: Heading for the Gargoyle, with Darth Vader in the Back Ground © robpartridge
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This climb is in 26 logbooks, and on 25 wishlists.

Uisdean hawthorn - AltLd - 30/Nov/13

Partner couldn't second pitch 2 so abbed off from cave belay
Harry Holmes - Lead dnf - 10/Mar/13 with Sinclair Cooper

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/Dec/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Nov/12

guy757 - 27/Nov/12

With alternative-direct finish.
Smith42 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Lindsay Yule

Pete Graham - Lead - 28/Jan/12 with Andy Hall

BMC Winter Meet I led pitches 2,3 & 4
mux - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/12 with magnus, Jan Svrcek

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 06/Jan/12

Very top pitch harder than expected if you take straight up option. Multiple finishes, see Simon Richardsons blog.
Malcolm Bass - AltLd O/S - 2012 with Simon Yearsley

fantastic route, lead pitches 2 and 3, then took over robs lead of 4 after he took a lob.....
Ginger McGrath - AltLd O/S - 29/Dec/11 with rob

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 27/Nov/11

frost - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/11 with D Almond

Dave Almond - AltLd - 11/Mar/11 with Simon Frost

Adam Lincoln - 29/Jan/11 with Kev Avery

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/11

I led p2 (great wall climbing into crack and cave), and p4 (top corner true finish is also steep/technical, fell off top move pulling over!) Amazing route, crux pitch involves inventive footwork, knee-bars and tenuous hooks - well done Neil! Memorable day oot!
simon_D - AltLd - 22/Jan/11 with Neil Silver

Lester - AltLd O/S - 21/Dec/10 with Conor Gahan

Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 05/Dec/10 with ken lacey

Led P1 & 4, so not the crux chimney pitches. Great route.
Ken Applegate - AltLd - 27/Nov/10 with Guy Stevens

Brilliant sustained route with hard crux. Lead pitches 2 and 4.
andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/10 with neil adams

Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Andy Inglis

Led first pitch. popped twice pulling onto 3m wall and then when on went straight to belay. fell seconidng wills pitch. nails pulling into groove after the cave! Rapped down cornucopia after main groove. on walk out slipped on verglas on descent path after CIC and took nasty ride down into the stream. Lucky
Ed Booth - AltLd - 02/Dec/09 with will sim

sgl - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/08 with Kiwi Steve

Nick Wallis - AltLd O/S - 2005

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