Shrew 5a
[Ist ascent of Shrew F5, 3 kb]1st route on left wall of quarry. Climb on to a ledge follow the crack awkward move over a bulge to finish. 3 bolts to a lower off
Julian Steer and Dai Williams 24/Mar/2008

Photo: Ist ascent of Shrew F5 © Paul Bowen
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This climb is in 282 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

gingernick - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/14 with Darrell

Waiting for Hail Mary to dry. It didn't.
mikedevcole - Lead rpt - 18/Oct/14

NickSayers - Lead - 21/Sep/14

Zerocks - Lead - 13/Sep/14 with Sian

sianabanana - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/14 with Merten

Jon Thorne - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/14

Confidently tried to go up direct knowing the way now:) Unfortunately not quite getting the sequence right and falling off in good style :) Finished up correctly the 2nd time
sianabanana - Lead dog - 09/Sep/14 with Merten

Zerocks - 09/Sep/14 with Sian

mattgrange - Lead - 04/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/14

Alex Wade - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/14 with Alex Howard

stretch323i - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Aaron, Sunshine30

Sunshine30 - 2nd - 27/Jul/14 with Lee

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Jul/14

Trinder - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14

petersheppard - 2nd dnf - 23/Jul/14

Alex Wade - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/14 with Tim Smith

JoshuaLewis - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/14 with Eleanor Meardon

simo - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14

Gemma_Penny - 29/Jun/14

Martin73 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Nicola Morris

BoHeMlo - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/14

Nice move's if taken direct. long reach helps at the chains.
luke glaister - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with andrew(willy)wilson

andrewmcleod - Lead β - 13/Jun/14 with Chris Sergent, Rosa Williams

matt.woodfield - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/14

Short!
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Jenni

Climbingyeti - TR - Jun/14 with Sue

Climbingcat85 - TR - Jun/14 with Sam Cash

DampRice - Lead - 26/May/14

VPJB - Lead - 26/May/14

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 03/May/14 with Rob & Sara, Anita Davis

Spillers - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Zoe Grant

Alex Wade - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14 with Tim Smith

Miss_Mands - Lead - 09/Apr/14

slugger5uk - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/14

MarkyMark_7 - Lead β - 09/Apr/14

yan hawkins - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/14 with spacetourist

Jenny Seaborne - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14

LauraH - Lead - 30/Mar/14

Ian Bell - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Tania T

Alice H - TR - 20/Mar/14 with Goi Ashmore

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Mar/14

philli - Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

left variation
sianabanana - Lead rpt - 29/Sep/13 with Merten

direct - found the required hold to get up the final blank slab :)
sianabanana - 2nd rpt - 29/Sep/13

Zerocks - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Sian

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/13 with Anita Davis, Vince Brown

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/13 with Anita Davis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

kickwce85 - TR - 25/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - Aug/13

K Dawg - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

K Dawg - Lead - 26/Jun/13 with Mark Madge

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/13

maddy92 - Lead - 25/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

Followed the crack then went left of the main face as the guide seemed to suggest (have read more now and see that was wrong). Missed the last clip though - oops. Then had another go on a top rope to try the direct (correct) route, which seemed a half grade harder than going left.
wilsers - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with James Wilson

kickwce85 - Lead - 09/Jun/13

jayyaj - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Alex Herbert

Rushed up the first section but the mid-section sure did slow me down. Happily finished on second but would have been a bold lead for me
AlexHerbert79 - 2nd - 09/Jun/13

BoHeMlo - Lead dog - 09/Jun/13

James Wilson - Lead RP - 09/Jun/13 with Andy Wilson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/13

chrispymocha - Lead rpt - 25/May/13 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 19/May/13 with Vince Brown

Hannah Brading - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Ian Brading, Gareth Brading

Blackgoby - Lead dog - 04/May/13 with Tracey

Huw Mithan - Lead - 02/May/13 with Tom Sauter

DaveFidler - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Zoe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/13

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/13 with Graham Ellis

Mostin3 - Lead RP - 10/Mar/13

riff156 - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Jo Smith

First route of the day and freezing cold hands. Read it wrong as well !
Giles Davis - Lead dog - 02/Mar/13 with Mattdix

Giles Davis - Lead RP - 02/Mar/13 with Mattdix

dawesbub - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with rob pugh

Pughymonster - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Dawes

Viks - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/13

Gibbo - Lead - 17/Feb/13 with Pete Milner, Ollie Keynes

mikedevcole - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/13 with paul

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/13 with Guy Percival

clarky_two - 2013

awkward last move
thom1202 - Lead dog - 2013

Carl Watkins - Lead O/S - 2013

Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/12 with Rich

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/12 with Nick Smith, Jon Didymus

ring476 - Lead - 15/Oct/12

sianabanana - Lead rpt - 14/Oct/12 with Anna, Merten

lucyh - Lead dog - 06/Oct/12 with James Pomeroy

Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Lucy

bonoid - Lead - 06/Oct/12 with Kyle87

valleyslad - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12 with Dan Watts

callumdavey92 - Lead β - 14/Sep/12 with Kris Manning, Brennen Page, Sam Stokes

SamStokes - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Kris Manning, Emily Stokes

Still not direct :(
sianabanana - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12 with kate, Merten

Zerocks - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12 with Kathryn

Tom Packer - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Sasha

Liz Wakelin - Lead β - 11/Aug/12 with Katie

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/12

sianabanana - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Merten

Zerocks - Lead dog - 15/Jul/12 with Anne, Sian

Direct this time, on crimps,
Blackgoby - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/12 with Nick, Tracey

Hidden - Lead β - 17/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead β - 17/Jun/12

cjohn62 - Lead - 17/Jun/12 with paul

chrispymocha - Lead dog - 31/May/12 with Siobhan, Seb

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/12

davehumphries - Lead - 31/May/12

tubbsy1 - Lead β - 25/May/12 with Mark D Jones

sparkymdjones - 2nd - 25/May/12 with tubbsy1

scoot - Lead rpt - 23/May/12

Gareth T - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with James Mcmunn

WestcountryTom - Lead β - 16/May/12 with Neil X Murphy

james2011 - Lead - 13/May/12

Phoebus - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

kitl101 - Lead - 12/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/12

davehumphries - TR - 02/May/12 with steve siviter

sivy - TR dog - 02/May/12 with davehumphries

steve hughes - Lead - 24/Mar/12

Good weather, nice area
tubbsy1 - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

jcj - 2012

tommytom - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/11

gez1809 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/11

James_86 - Lead - 28/Aug/11 with Neil

richard.kiy - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd β - 27/Jul/11

Swamp murphy - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Yosh89

Tried to finish direct up the middle in the hope of a decent hold near the top. Found a wet dirty sloper instead and had to pop off. Finished by moving left then right again as the other two had done.
Blackgoby - Lead dog - 09/Jul/11 with Nick, Tracey

BB1 - Lead - Jul/11 with Alex Roberts

Last move doesn't need height. There's a good LH pocket, a spot for fingers on the right hand and that lets you get your feet up. Slap up LH and there's a lovely ridge for fingers.
jang - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Nic

tigerpixie - 2nd - 03/Jun/11 with Jan Grant

johncorber - Lead O/S - Jun/11

shazza65 - Lead - 22/May/11 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/11

SamWhiting12 - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/11

JoshuaLewis - Lead - 23/Apr/11

J.Lawson - Lead - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11

chrispymocha - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/11

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Roy Thomas

stevespar - Lead β - 13/Mar/11 with Liam Jay, alex jay

liam jay - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11 with steven jay

alex jay - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11 with stevespar

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Tim W - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Claire Shep/Sanderson

Mick Riley - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/10

Dan94 - 19/Aug/10

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

Tricky finish, doublt I would have been able to do it if I was any shorter (6'1").
Quad - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10 with Jayne

JFort - TR - 04/Aug/10 with Geoff

Doey - Lead - Aug/10

Webster - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/10

direct finish
bluesharper - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/10 with Agusia

jon clayton - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/10

bluesharper - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/10 with Agusia

cammi - Jul/10 with rich ashton, Pete Rich

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

JONLIKE - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Matt Worgan

splatman - 2nd - 26/Jun/10 with JONLIKE

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 22/Jun/10 with R.Horler

huwmjames - Lead - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/10

chrispymocha - Lead dog - 13/Jun/10

Danos - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Zoe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/10

Craig-James - Lead O/S - 26/May/10

UchihaBones - Lead O/S - 21/May/10

Amy-Griffiths - TR rpt - 12/May/10

Jordan Harris - Lead O/S - 12/May/10 with Chris

lil-chris - Lead O/S - 12/May/10 with Eunry-Jordan

Mary K - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/10 with Steve Kivell

ryan kivell - Lead - 20/Apr/10 with s kivell

bormuf - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/10

Hidden - TR - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/10

Elizabeth Noyes - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/10

wilchivs - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/10 with Beth Noyes

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/10

stu1981 - Lead - Feb/10

Hidden - Lead - Feb/10

njlyons - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/10

martyn1454 - Lead - 2010

Vampiresdeluxe - 2010

Fatboy1000 - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09

deano - Lead rpt - 10/Oct/09 with Martin Lewis

deano - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/09 with Martin Lewis

walty666 - TR O/S - 04/Oct/09

Nigel R Lewis - TR - 13/Sep/09 with Lowri Roberts

AlexDexter - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09 with anthony nichols

martyn1454 - TR rpt - 10/Sep/09

Goofyfoot - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09

Arcarn - Lead β - 08/Aug/09 with Graham

m296mux - Lead - 05/Aug/09

Final move done on stilts
gramee - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/09 with James

James_86 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Russ

chrisjones199 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with James Davy

Tricky lil climb but enjoyable
monkey_man_84 - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/09 with Pee Wee

Andy White - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/09 with Kevin Evans

How do you make the final moves if you're not 6ft?
antique_al - Lead dnf - 04/Jun/09 with Matt and Liz

mathos - Lead dnf - 04/Jun/09 with antique_al

hash - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Janette

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

bbrowne - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Kelly Atkin

Hywel Daniels - Lead rpt - 28/May/09 with Rhyshobden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

Hywel Daniels - Lead RP - 21/May/09 with Rhyshobden

Hywel Daniels - Lead dnf - 07/May/09 with Rhyshobden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09

chrisg90 - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Alan Rosier

chrisg90 - 25/Apr/09 with Alan Rosier

ross duffield - TR - 24/Apr/09

A piece of rock came away near the top and smacked me in the mouth.....fun times!
Rhyshobden - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/09 with PJ

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09

grumpyoldjanner - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09 with CUMC

d_meacher - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Jamie Madison

Nicobains - TR O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Bertie Jones

grey wolf - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/09

Mark Batey - 2nd - 05/Apr/09 with Eefu Thong

Quite a difficult move to finish - could do with being a few inches taller!
Hywel Daniels - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09 with Rhyshobden

Rhyshobden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09 with Hywel Daniels

Herron - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09 with Shane Underwood

Brucifer - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Piers

Christian Reynish - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Daffyd Jones, Jon Rees

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Mar/09

Days on Rock - Lead - 06/Mar/09 with Jimboandrews

Rafash - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/09

beachboy680 - Lead rpt - 22/Feb/09

Hard Move at the end
beachboy680 - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead - 2009

chrisg90 - Lead O/S - 2009 with Alan Rosier

bert.jones - TR O/S - 2009 with Nico Bains

jpalmer - 2009 with bro

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 2009 with Ed Heslam

DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/08 with Luke & Paul

Ade7 - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Jess

Found the move to gain the top more difficult than F5 and so have voted to give it F5+. Nice move though
James Moyle - Lead - 14/Sep/08 with D. Murphy

MorganPreece - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/08 with Andy Cummings

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/08 with Kate

Rock Lizard - Lead - Aug/08

monkeyjumper - Lead - Jul/08

HannahW - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Nathan Parfitt

Trisha Murphy - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/08 with Sarah Jenkins

mikeshewring - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08

Sam W - Lead - 01/Jun/08 with Nina Jenkinson

Rock Lizard - Lead - Jun/08

monkeyjumper - Lead - Jun/08

Rested on second bolt and removed two big and very loose rocks that were a hold on the left (at the bottom of the curved edge). Still a 5 (maybe slightly easer now as there is a good foothold)
chrisjones199 - Lead dog - 31/May/08 with DafSWMC

DafSWMC - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with Chris J

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/08

Hidden - Lead - 20/May/08

Mark Walter - Lead O/S - 20/May/08 with Jamie Maddison

beep_birdie - Lead rpt - 20/May/08

Griff87 - Lead O/S - 19/May/08 with Rhydian from college

dave657 - Lead O/S - 06/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/08

Mark Salter - 01/May/08 with Chris Shorrock

Lois - Lead O/S - May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/08

Bobcat5060 - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Gaz Williams

gw66 - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - Apr/08

thelittlejo - 2nd - Apr/08 with Jon Crane

Paul Bowen - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/08 with John James

deano - Lead - 2008

monsteratt - 2008 with Ben Hills

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