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Main Wall Eliminate HVS 5b

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The right-hand blackened flake leads to the break, the short wall above gives some precarious moves. Continue steeply just left of the upper arete. © ROCKFAX
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Hidden - TR RP - 31/Aug/13

darboak35 - 30/Aug/13

Hidden - TR dog - 26/Aug/13

sleeplessjb - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/13 with Damon

Richard Fletcher - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Ben Watson

Fell off the start before the crux then stuck the rest of the route
watson.b - 2nd dog - 10/Jul/13 with rich

hard.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Dan tait, Catrin Nicolls, Tom HS

Pohil - 03/Jun/13

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 27/May/13 with Richard Gage

Spooner2709 - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Trevera - Lead - 13/Apr/13

Up the start groove then traversed the break leftwards to the deck E1 5b-ish.
Alex Mason - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/13 with Charlie Torrance, tim peck, kieran king, Laura Perry, Mikey G

nice route with a crimpy crux
Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/13

le t - Solo O/S - 02/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12

RocKalina - Lead - 08/Sep/12 with Andyclimb

dasc - 2nd - 04/Jun/12 with jored

sarah hawker - TR RP - 27/May/12 with Shunt

MDowson - Lead rpt - 19/May/12 with Jonathon Powell

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

Madden - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Ben Davison

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Mar/12

Tough one.
Adrianw - 2nd dog - 11/Mar/12 with Neil Morbey

arrang - Lead - 2012

jonb23 - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11

ewan i - 16/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/11

good pro, a stretch for good hold
michaelb1 - Lead - 25/Sep/11

stevebarratt - Solo O/S - 25/Sep/11

Tough.
Klingon - 2nd dog - 17/Sep/11 with Capt Kirk

MDowson - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Tom pitchforth

kat86 - 30/Jul/11

Neil Anderson from Hilton - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Tracey K

andybirtwistle - Solo - 13/Jul/11

PiotrB - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11

chris smith - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/11

jonny taylor - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/11 with Matt

benj_d - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

sneaks - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/11 with janey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

backpack - 2011

Couldn't do the move out of the break so used some holds on Main Wall.
markhammonds - 2nd dog - 30/Oct/10 with Rob Askew

jonny taylor - Lead rpt - 13/Oct/10 with Mike

jonny taylor - 2nd - 18/Sep/10 with Andy B

Some small holds, but well protected where you need it, good route.
ablackett - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Jonny

Hidden - Solo - 25/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/10

Gustav - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/10 with James H

NaomiHart - 2nd dog - 03/Jun/10 with Mark Hawkins

Nick Sillem - Lead O/S - 26/May/10

schultz - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with Andy Mitchell

duncman - Lead β - 15/May/10

Woodiee - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Rob Clark

Note as good as the original
David Bulley - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Nathan Gibson

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/10

clarky - 2nd - 15/May/10 with Karl Wood

Problems at the start but a great route
Simnel - TR - 25/Apr/10 with Tony S, Graham Bray

Anthony1 - TR O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Michael B, Graham B, John L

the real dave - Lead - Apr/10

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 21/Mar/10 with Ben

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2010

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

scott gibson - 2010

Hidden - 2010

frenchpeter - Lead - 2010

hawkins321 - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09 with rosie atkinson

chris smith - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09

robinsi197 - 2nd - 12/Aug/09 with Nick

odox - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Oli Warlow

oliwarlow - 2nd - 13/Jun/09 with Ian

chris sm - 2nd rpt - 22/May/09 with Pippa Froggatt

brayg01 - TR dog - 14/May/09 with Fergus

petellis - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Cleric James Koran

Tricky start, fun end.
jkarran - Lead - 18/Apr/09 with Pete

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

jored - Apr/09 with Rachel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09

dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Rich Clarke, Pete Abernethy

rclarke - 2nd - 21/Feb/09 with Dave Brigham

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/09 with -

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jan/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09

barney_edin - 2009

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Clive Greenwood

Hidden - 28/Jun/08

Got half way up and ran out of med cams so had one thrown up, take a few! nice break to break climbing with some crimpy moves.
andymoin - Lead O/S - 20/May/08 with Wallace, telford

cem - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Ian Frith

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/08 with Sean

SeanB - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/08 with Tim

kevg - Solo - 16/Feb/08

mshorter - 16/Feb/08

Claire S-J - 2nd - Nov/07

Hung around at the first break for too long, and couldn't pull any more. Took a few pathetic upside-down falls before giving up.
RedFox - Lead dnf - 13/Oct/07 with Duncan

jazzyjackson - Lead - 22/Sep/07 with Ally

Unable to pull hard enough on second hold above the break
JLS - Lead dnf - 08/Jul/07 with Jacqui

Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/07 with tony lickes

GPN - 2nd - Nov/06 with Paul James

ed woods - 2nd - 22/Oct/06 with Marshall

Damn - could not get my feet up the ramp!
Sam Judson - TR dnf - 05/Jul/06 with Steve Orrell

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 11/Jun/06

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

gaz.marshall - 2006

Coops wedding, perfect evening cruise crimping up small edges, light through heavy air
john irving - 1999

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

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 1998

chris sm - Lead O/S - Jul/97

JiveWeasel - 2nd - Sep/95

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1995 with Karen Ghiselli

stuart100 - Lead O/S - 08/May/94 with Ian Brown

John Southworth - Solo O/S - Oct/93

whispering nic - Solo - May/93

Marti999 - AltLd - 1993

Tony Little - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/92 with DK and SG

nai - Solo - 27/Aug/91 with Cal

rob.grafton - 2nd - 26/May/91 with Bruce

rbruce - 1989

steve taylor - TR - May/88 with andy mcgurk

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/82

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 07/Jun/81 with Pete Botterill

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1980

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Voting
Total votes cast 71
hard E10 of 24
E10 of 24
easy E11 of 24
hard HVS13 of 24
HVS10 of 24
easy HVS0 of 24
hard VS0 of 24
VS0 of 24
easy VS0 of 24
hard 5c0 of 24
5c1 of 24
easy 5c0 of 24
hard 5b10 of 24
5b13 of 24
easy 5b0 of 24
hard 5a0 of 24
5a0 of 24
easy 5a0 of 24
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2 Stars14 of 23
1 Star7 of 23
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Style of ascent

Soloed15 of 125 (12.0%)
Lead56 of 125 (44.8%)
Followed30 of 125 (24.0%)
Toproped8 of 125 (6.4%)
Alt Leads1 of 125 (0.8%)
Unknown15 of 125 (12.0%)

'Climbed'51 of 125 (40.8%)
clean O/S55 of 125 (44.0%)
clean β1 of 125 (0.8%)
clean rpt5 of 125 (4.0%)
clean RP2 of 125 (1.6%)
dogged7 of 125 (5.6%)
dnf4 of 125 (3.2%)