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The line of big steps is the first, last and easiest route on the cliff. The crack up and right is Banister Crack, VDiff which offers a harder finish for those who want it. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 219 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

The Big Sender - Solo rpt - 22/Jul/14

bushy!
JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Max, Tom Eadington, Robert Taylor

jev - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/14

slacky - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/14

Al Aston - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14

NUMC Learn to lead trip
blackreaver - Solo rpt - 11/May/14 with Jake M, Georgie M, NUMC

MikeLell - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/14 with Emma Parkinson

Steven Andrews - Solo - 22/Mar/14 with Liam Malone

rcollins - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Thomas Shaw

stub1990 - Solo - 02/Mar/14

Adamski1986 - Solo - 01/Mar/14

Klingon - Solo - 01/Mar/14

Klingon - Solo - 16/Feb/14

Madden - Solo - 2014

Klingon - Solo - 06/Dec/13

Klingon - Solo - 01/Dec/13

Klingon - Solo - 06/Nov/13

Klingon - Solo - 29/Oct/13

Definitely upgraded to a VDiff due to the insane weather conditions!
Zumoid - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/13 with Oliver Millington

windy!
65m moderate millington - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/13 with emma

Klingon - Solo - 08/Oct/13

SarahA - Lead - 05/Oct/13

alexm198 - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/13

lcullum7 - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/13

Klingon - Solo - 28/Sep/13

Klingon - Solo - 22/Sep/13

MarshF - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/13 with solo

Klingon - Solo - 22/Aug/13

Klingon - Solo - 16/Aug/13

Klingon - Solo - 13/Aug/13

Stamford Raffles - Solo - 10/Aug/13

Simnel - Lead - 21/Jul/13 with Hannah L

A good climb for getting to grips with gear placement
Dav va - Lead β - 20/Jul/13

ewan i - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/13

The Big Sender - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/13

Roberttaylor - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Tom e

welchy29 - Jul/13

rifrafhughes - Lead O/S - Jul/13

Klingon - Solo - 29/Jun/13

Darboak42 - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/13

alexmcmillan - Solo O/S - 27/May/13 with Max Scherer

lxg613 - Solo - 25/May/13

A nice intro climb.
ClimbingGlen - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with Teresa Torrents, David Gillen

blackreaver - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Ian, Ole Petter

Quad - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Jayne

Richard Alderton - Solo - 17/Feb/13 with Jonno

Palindrome - Lead O/S - Feb/13

Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/13

Hidden - 2013

Snorfalorpagus - Lead O/S - 2013 with Chris Wallace

Klingon - Solo - 10/Nov/12

redshapedfriday - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with jess

JessicaBell - Lead β - 10/Jun/12 with Nicola Benton, Graham Hadaway

Richard Fletcher - Solo rpt - 09/Jun/12 with Ben Watson

in boots, just like a scramble
watson.b - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/12 with rich

L's first outdoor climb (7). I soloed, set up belay and abbed. She toproped, alas, dnf.
mav - Solo - 05/Jun/12 with L (daughter)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 27/May/12

Simnel - Lead - 26/May/12 with Claire, Hannah L

Stamford Raffles - Solo - 22/May/12 with Matthew, Spandex

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/May/12

mikecollins - Solo O/S - 06/May/12 with jason, moose ridd

moose ridd - Solo - 06/May/12 with Mike Collins, Jason

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/12

easy, very ledgy
Aaron.robson94 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Ben watson

Aaron.robson94 - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Ben watson

watson.b - Lead - 14/Apr/12 with nicky, aaron

oops may have been to confident
watson.b - Solo - 14/Apr/12 with nicky, aaron

watson.b - 2nd - 14/Apr/12 with aaron

watson.b - 2nd - 14/Apr/12 with aaron

Richard Fletcher - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/12

first outdoor lead, nice and easy
watson.b - Lead - 13/Apr/12 with nicky, aaron

first lead
08nbrierley - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Richard Fletcher

RuthC - Solo - 05/Apr/12 with fionaholt

fionaholt - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/12 with RuthC

dc88104 - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/12

Bisteris - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/12 with Dan Short

bandit101 - TR O/S - 2012

Stamford Raffles - Solo - 2012 with Spandex

Hidden - 2nd - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

Richard Alderton - Solo - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 01/Sep/11 with Rachel Ellis, Kathryn Ellis, Louise Pellett

FIRST LEAD :)
Kayls - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/11 with Tom Anderson

TomAnderson11 - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jul/11

nickevens - Solo - 13/Jul/11 with Sylvie

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jun/11

melonmike - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/11 with Will Gann, sarah h, Hannah Newcombe, Laura Evans, kate, Mat, Fran Pickerill, Nick, Emily Bond, Jack Metcalfe

Bisteris - Solo O/S - 30/May/11

mikecollins - Solo O/S - 29/May/11 with Laura D

Whilst on a very windy recce on way home from very wet and windy Scotland.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 21/May/11 with Paul Davies

quick look at the crag on way back from Scotland
daviesp2 - Solo - 21/May/11

georgedunton - Solo O/S - 14/May/11

greg_strong - TR - 14/May/11 with George Dunton

vertigo - Solo O/S - 08/May/11 with Dash

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/11

KevB - Lead - 25/Apr/11 with Student x2

johnl - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with Isobel Leonard

Craig McMahon - Solo - 09/Apr/11

For Jo.
Carol Goodall - 2nd - 03/Apr/11 with Jo Clements

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/11

odox - Solo - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

lisafer - 2011

James90 - Lead rpt - 2011

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2011

backpack - 2011

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

bedsforsleepypeople - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10

Simnel - 07/Aug/10 with Alan, Hannah L, Tony S

Anthony1 - 2nd - 07/Aug/10 with Alan, Hannah L, John L

Climbed to get a good vantage point for a photo.
Ardginny - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10

Liam Martin - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/10

Hannahs first lead climb (age 10) Andy H placed the gear ahead with H leading on it and placing some of her own.
Simnel - 2nd - 27/Jul/10 with Hannah L

NaomiHart - Solo - 30/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

teh_mark - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Matthew Foster

D e b o h r a h - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Janey Kennedy

Hidden - Lead - Jun/10

robinsi197 - Solo - 26/May/10

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

j0shwyatt000 - Solo - 19/May/10

stouffer - Solo - 01/May/10

beckybray1 - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10

rgd1977 - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/10

richy - Lead rpt - Apr/10

Hidden - Solo - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Feb/10

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

danjw - 2010

cookacat - Lead O/S - 2010

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 29/Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/09

tmcdermid - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/09 with Luke Durston

Hidden - Solo - 27/Aug/09

CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Stephen Fey

Simnel - Lead - Jul/09

AndrewShanks - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/09

mike99 - Solo - 25/May/09

brayg01 - Solo rpt - 21/Mar/09

christina H - 2009

Sim_Sim - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/08 with Christian Svensson

stato - Solo β - Oct/08

Bryn's 1st lead - gave him a hand with the gear.
SianR - Solo - 10/Aug/08 with Bryn

Bryns first lead.
Ewan Richards - Solo - 10/Aug/08 with Sian Bryn and Freya

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/08

richtea21 - 28/May/08

Taity - TR RP - 25/May/08 with Paul Kirkpatrick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/08

alexp - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with E Stewart

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/08

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 19/Jan/08 with Lindsay

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Ken Applegate - 2008

rockjock - 2008

MarkDavies36 - 2008

nikmorgan - 2nd - Dec/07 with Pete

ed woods - Lead - 27/Aug/07 with James, Geoff & Andrea

victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/07 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/07 with victim of mathematics

brayg01 - Lead rpt - 01/Aug/07 with Sandy Beare

My first ever lead, turned out I'd accidentally soloed it in walking boots the day before without realising it was a route! Nice easy stuff and placements left right and centre, overgrown gorse on one ledge near the top was a bit of an inconvenience.
AlistairB - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/07 with Rory

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/07

climbingpixie - Solo - 07/Jul/07

dpmUK - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/07

leeksi - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/07 with Chris Thain

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/07

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/May/07

ed woods - Solo - 21/Apr/07

Second lead!
freerangecat - Lead - 31/Mar/07 with Flicka

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/07

Hidden - Solo - 24/Mar/07

saph - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/06 with None

kevinknights - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/06 with sasmojo, bill matt

sasmojo - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Bill (Matt)

Matt Bill Platypus - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Solo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jan/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/06

pocketsarah - Lead - 2006

maria85 - Lead - 15/Oct/05

storky - Solo - 16/Aug/05 with Stephen Welch

Dane - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/05

Allan Young - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/05

Phil West - Solo O/S - 31/May/05

Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/05 with Caroline Judson

rob k - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/05

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/05

Not the best.
Tommy Alsop - Solo O/S - 2005

Simon Caldwell - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/04

colin milton - Solo - 24/Aug/03 with simon murphy

betamonkey - Lead O/S - Aug/03

Hidden - Solo - 24/Apr/02

PenJD - Solo - 01/Apr/02

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jun/00

Roget - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/98

John Pickles - Solo O/S - 1998

Yourlead - Solo - 06/Oct/97

stuart100 - Solo O/S - 08/May/94

AndrewW - 1992

steve taylor - Solo - May/88 with andy mcgurk

steviewindsurf - 1988

Hammy - Solo - 11/Oct/86

auldscotal - Lead O/S - 1983 with ?

Lord of Starkness - Solo - Aug/81

beaumap - Lead - Jun/81 with Martin Davis

Hidden - Solo - 1980

Hidden - 1980

JudithE - Solo - 08/Aug/73 with Richard Brecknell Dowsett, Martin Ellis

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easy D0 of 16
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M10 of 16
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Style of ascent

Soloed117 of 219 (53.4%)
Lead54 of 219 (24.7%)
Followed28 of 219 (12.8%)
Toproped4 of 219 (1.8%)
Unknown16 of 219 (7.3%)

'Climbed'105 of 219 (47.9%)
clean O/S102 of 219 (46.6%)
clean β4 of 219 (1.8%)
clean rpt7 of 219 (3.2%)
clean RP1 of 219 (0.5%)