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Paradise* VS 4c

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Finished via the 4c crack variation this time. Worth doing.
Ann S - 2nd - 16/Apr/14 with Mark Elliott

Peter Metcalfe - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with Cath Sullivan

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/14

A Mountain Journey - 2014

Fun to add some 4c direct bits on the cruxes to add spice, felt a bit rushed by bunch of tossers who were making it obvious I was taking my time... I hate people who do that, I got there first, they should toddle off and find another route. Plenty of protection if you look
matthew_henson - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13

Very easy for the grade but there isn't much good gear..
mfisher - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13 with Shelley, Matthew Breakell

matty123 - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/13 with fish

shelleyo - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/13 with Matty

Another repeat lead of an old favourite.
Ann S - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/13 with Chris Greenhalgh

wheelo - 2nd - 25/Jun/13 with foggy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Rog Wilko - Lead - 27/Apr/13 with wrekin crew

Hidden - Apr/13

biggianthead - 11/Aug/12 with C

john lynch - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/12 with Dave Barber, mike lynch

Rog Wilko - Lead - 22/May/12 with Debbie Wilkinson

Finished up the crack
net - 2nd - 20/May/12 with George

Finished up the steep crack at the top - still only VS 4c.
GPN - Lead - 20/May/12 with Annette

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 28/Apr/12 with Dom Hall, Cath Sullivan

winst0n - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12

Ben lad - 18/Mar/12 with Chrissiefish

Rob Rocket - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Dave Wearing

BETA ALERT. The crux section is very bold if you don't find the solitary piece of gear that protects it. When standing on the ledge atop the quartz blob, there is a tiny vertical slot about chest height which won't take gear. Immediately below it, and hard to spot, you can get a good Wallnut 5 lying flat on the rock (i.e. at 90 deg to ordinary position). Otherwise you're probably 15ft above your last runner.
Rog Wilko - Lead - 09/Jul/11 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/11

Might be VS 4c if finished direct? Otherwise very easy for the grade.
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 02/May/11 with Cath Sullivan

Hidden - Lead - 01/May/11

4b climbing on lovely rock. More gear than appears at first glance.
Ann S - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/10 with Adam

Not as good as it looks, though wasn't sure of the line to take at the top (where you move right to avoid the cracks). Also, no more than MVS 4b, possibly even HS 4a.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Carmen

wheelo - Lead - 02/Sep/10 with craig

quirky - 2nd - 02/Sep/10 with Wheelo

joe king - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Rose

Dave Wearing - 2nd - 02/May/10 with Bedspring, Lawrence Jordan

a13x - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Ian Oldham

Hidden - 15/Apr/10

Dave Wearing - Lead - 27/Sep/09 with Chrissy.

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 27/Sep/09 with Erica

erica - 2nd - 27/Sep/09 with John

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Ann S

Lovely rib/arete line but overgraded at VS 4c. More like HS4b. Nevertheless well worth doing.
Ann S - 2nd - 27/Jun/09 with Adam

Nice climb, soft touch for VS 4c, felt more HS 4b. Could do with more traffice to clean it up a bit, deserves 1 star - a nice line.
Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Tanya Savage

I think I'd better lead this VS before it gets downgraded!!
Tanya Savage - 2nd - 05/Apr/09 with Neil Pacey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/09

Spence22 - Oct/08 with Charlie, Jon, Jo

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/08

Is there an easier VS in the world? Felt no more than S 4a at the most.
eldre070 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/08 with Dave Rothery

mje1398 - 2nd - 26/May/08 with John M

Hidden - Lead - 16/Feb/08

Dave Wearing - 2nd - 16/Feb/08 with Bedspring, Allister Clark.

Rog Wilko - 2nd - 04/Feb/08 with Dave Wearing

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

must rank as softest touch VS in Lakes
Rog Wilko - 2nd - 03/Nov/07 with Bernie Jordan

biggianthead - 06/Apr/07 with HT

simonfife - Lead - 05/Apr/07 with Antony M

littledave - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/07 with Ian Parkhouse

Dave Wearing - Lead - 04/Feb/07 with Rog Wilko

Dave Wearing - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/06 with Escher

practicalcat - 2nd - 09/Aug/06 with Dave Wearing

Dave Wearing - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/06 with Practicalcat.

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/06

Dave Wearing - 2nd - 23/Jul/06 with Mike Hartley.

Hidden - Lead - Apr/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/05

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/05

Hidden - AltLd - 24/May/05

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 16/Jul/04 with Mike Weighleigh

Simon2005 - 2nd - 11/May/04 with RonC

Hammy - Lead - 23/Aug/02 with Pete Smith

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/00 with Chris

Hammy - 2nd - 30/Aug/99 with Steve Grice

Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/99 with Debbie Wilkinson

Andy Say - Solo - 12/May/96

Hammy - AltLd - 15/Jun/94 with Alastair Boston

Voting
Total votes cast 49
hard HVS0 of 17
HVS0 of 17
easy HVS0 of 17
hard VS0 of 17
VS3 of 17
easy VS7 of 17
hard HS7 of 17
HS0 of 17
easy HS0 of 17
hard 5a0 of 15
5a0 of 15
easy 5a0 of 15
hard 4c0 of 15
4c0 of 15
easy 4c1 of 15
hard 4b13 of 15
4b0 of 15
easy 4b1 of 15
3 Stars0 of 17
2 Stars6 of 17
1 Star9 of 17
0 Stars2 of 17
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 75 (2.7%)
Lead32 of 75 (42.7%)
Followed29 of 75 (38.7%)
Alt Leads3 of 75 (4.0%)
Unknown9 of 75 (12.0%)

'Climbed'51 of 75 (68.0%)
clean O/S21 of 75 (28.0%)
clean rpt3 of 75 (4.0%)