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Sonamara* VS 4c

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[Neist, 2 kb]25m. The classiest route of the sector climbs the obvious open groove on the left side of the long slim rib. Continuously engrossing with a reachy move to finish.

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This climb is in 83 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

the second time around would say this climb would only qualify as hard hs 4b
rockpool - 2nd rpt - 25/Sep/13 with michael h

Nice climb, easy for it's VS rating, but very enjoyable.
Michael-H - Lead - 25/Sep/13 with rockpool

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/13

poeter210 - TR O/S - 12/Jun/13 with Byrne, adrian voss

druss - Lead β - 12/Jun/13 with Byrne Ghavalas, Peter Ocampo

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/13

Celia Watson - 2nd - 10/Jun/13 with stuart watson

the best route of the day and of the crag
rockpool - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with jason worledge

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/13

Nice / Neist
John Workman - Lead - 05/Jun/13 with M & B

First route of the day, best route in the south of the steps area.
Cameron94 - Lead - Jun/13

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 31/May/13 with Chris

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 30/May/13 with Chris

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/13

Nice route worth the 2 stars it gets in the guide. About HS 4b.
Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 24/May/13 with Carmen

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

Nice. First climb of the day. Arrived to rain. Not in the script. Sat it out, and got some climbing in, but that vest top stay buried under 2 coats.
BelleVedere - 2nd - 21/May/13 with Pete Armitage

les_phoques - 2nd - 18/May/13

jev - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with HWUMC

Ross Young - 2nd O/S - 18/May/13 with Anders HWUMC

Straight forward climbing up the corner, nice rock.
Carol Goodall - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Tom Brown, Matt Dooner

mhamiltonj - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with James

James90 - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Byron

Cameron94 - Lead - 19/Apr/13

Nath93 - 2nd - Apr/13

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 15/Mar/13 with Bex

victorhearnyeates - 2013

AlisonSmiles - 2nd - Oct/12 with Carl Pulley

joeydurkin - 2nd - 26/Aug/12 with Griff, Ben t

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12

Bruce S - 2nd - 10/Aug/12 with Joshua Willett

gfoster - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/12 with Nick Blackbeard

nice little climb (does feel a touch soft).
nblackbeard - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/12 with Gemma Foster

Chris Manasseh - 2nd - 29/May/12 with Nick Manasseh

Private Flounder - Lead β - 29/May/12 with chris manasseh

Moonstone Hippy - 2nd - 19/May/12 with Pete

Soft touch VS but very nice besides.
Steve Perry - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/12 with Katie Long

Katie Long - 2nd - 24/Apr/12 with Steve Perry

Hidden - 12/Apr/12

Hidden - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

oscaig - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/11 with Kim Mulji

kim.mulji - 07/Sep/11 with Ian Cramman

Rampikino - Lead - 26/Aug/11 with Cat

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Ian Stokes, john beardmore

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11

Nice
Richard Gilbert - Lead O/S - 10/May/11 with Martin Hobley

Hidden - Lead - 09/May/11

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 09/May/11 with Paul Davies

daviesp2 - 2nd - 09/May/11 with Tom

chapmand - Lead - 01/May/11 with Matt Balmer, Suzie Hatchell

RossT - 2nd - 29/Apr/11 with Alan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11

Easy at the grade - HS 4b?
Jamie B - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Schuey

Jim Malo - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Putt

cuthill76 - Lead - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

sparbus - Lead - 20/Nov/10 with dave porter

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/10

Tom Vivian - Lead - 25/Aug/10 with Ben Wray

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10

Niels - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/10

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/10 with Clare

iceicebaby - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Sam Wood

Low in the grade but still made me think.
Glyn Davidson - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Jason V

Philippa Arding - Lead - 02/Jun/10 with gavin kelly

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/10

thomasaneurinsmith - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Sarah Beth

Nice climb
A Snow Man - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

Swotson - 2nd O/S - 08/May/10 with Ian Athroll

sergio46 - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with Tim Clark, Ian Jones

A decent looking line with good gear.
Ian Jones - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with Serge Gomez, Tim Clarke

Hidden - Lead - 01/May/10

SianR - Lead - May/10 with Mike the medic

not sure what route i climbed as the latter guidebook is confusing? I think 4 should be 3 in the phototopo?
Ben.W - 2010

Really good and with some of the best gear you could wish for!
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/09 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/09 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - 2009

Easy. More like severe.
Tom Last - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/08 with Chester and Darren

crobinson - Apr/08 with Tom Last

First VS - must have been well soft
Stig - Lead O/S - May/03 with Jonathan

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Ian Jones, climbinmunkey

Voting
Total votes cast 83
hard HVS0 of 30
HVS0 of 30
easy HVS0 of 30
hard VS0 of 30
VS17 of 30
easy VS7 of 30
hard HS4 of 30
HS2 of 30
easy HS0 of 30
hard 5a0 of 27
5a0 of 27
easy 5a1 of 27
hard 4c0 of 27
4c13 of 27
easy 4c2 of 27
hard 4b9 of 27
4b2 of 27
easy 4b0 of 27
3 Stars4 of 26
2 Stars18 of 26
1 Star4 of 26
0 Stars0 of 26
Bag of .....0 of 26
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Style of ascent

Lead44 of 83 (53.0%)
Followed29 of 83 (34.9%)
Toproped1 of 83 (1.2%)
Unknown9 of 83 (10.8%)

'Climbed'41 of 83 (49.4%)
clean O/S38 of 83 (45.8%)
clean β2 of 83 (2.4%)
clean rpt2 of 83 (2.4%)