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[Right up Deception Crack VD (Bowden Doors), 3 kb]The steep widening crack in the left-hand section of the wall is approached via a short slab and followed pleasantly. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 364 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Russell Lovett - Solo rpt - 13/Sep/14 with Daisy the dog, Molly the dog and Maggie the dog.

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/14

RossCallender - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/14

TizzyA - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Jude

Jude - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/14 with TizzyA

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/14

ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/14 with Susan Pinkney, Ana Piris, Teresa Torrents

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

rgd1977 - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/14

landy813 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14

andrew sandercock - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd β - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 07/Jun/14

ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 18/May/14 with Ana Piris, Teresa Torrents

RocKalina - 17/May/14 with Nora

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/14

ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 05/May/14 with Agnieszka

Agnieszka - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with Glen

stub1990 - Lead - 03/May/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 03/May/14

Anthony1 - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/14 with John L

philm_uk - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/14

Simnel - 2nd - 21/Apr/14 with Tony S

katyhope - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/14 with IanHope

IanHope - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/14 with KatyHope

ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/14 with Susan Pinkney, Teresa Torrents

MagentaSue - 05/Apr/14 with Teresa Torrents, Glen Dickson

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Mar/14

Simnel - Lead - 09/Mar/14 with steve r, Tim

Klingon - Solo - 01/Mar/14

Adamski1986 - Lead - 02/Feb/14 with Stuart Bennett

climb number two of the day, set me up with confidence to go back to russet groove and lead
stub1990 - 2nd rpt - 02/Feb/14

LHumble - 2014

Klingon - Solo - 06/Dec/13

Klingon - Solo - 01/Dec/13

Hidden - Lead - Dec/13

bshill - 2nd O/S - 30/Nov/13

Klingon - Solo - 06/Nov/13

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Nov/13

Klingon - Solo - 29/Oct/13

Klingon - Solo - 08/Oct/13

lcullum7 - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Olivia Neal

Klingon - Solo - 28/Sep/13

IanHope - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/13 with Tim

Klingon - Solo - 22/Sep/13

blackreaver - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Paul

adamsandy1 - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/13

Klingon - Lead - 14/Sep/13

spenser - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/13

Klingon - Solo - 22/Aug/13

Simnel - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with Andy H

Andysomething - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/13 with Peter McGarry

IanHope - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/13 with KatyHope

Simnel - TR - 11/Aug/13 with katyhope, Ian

katyhope - 2nd rpt - 11/Aug/13 with IanHope

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/13

FraserMcClennan - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Lee Wilson - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with Chris Scott

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

Dav va - Lead - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13

Simnel - Lead - 16/Jul/13 with Graham Bray

ewan i - 09/Jul/13

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

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

warrygallace - Lead - Jul/13 with BrendanO

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/13

Daniel Sutherland - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/13 with Liam

Jester79 - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

Chris wilson - Lead - 16/Jun/13 with Doug, Harry

Nice climb, if not for wet cavey bits. Lovely bold swing out from cave.
ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Teresa Torrents, David Gillen

KevB - 2nd - 16/May/13 with Carl Sunley

First outdoor climb of the year. Dry and warm
David Bird - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with AliB

Simnel - 2nd - 05/May/13 with katyhope, Ian

IanHope - 2nd rpt - 05/May/13 with KatyHope

katyhope - Lead rpt - 05/May/13 with IanHope

sarah hawker - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with bob

el diablo - 2nd - 04/May/13 with Ali Callum

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/13

Andy DB - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/13 with Luke G

Matt Dolan - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13 with Jessica Priestley

Hidden - Solo - 02/Mar/13

joscott - Lead - Mar/13 with ben hope

SomeClimbingGuy - Lead O/S - Mar/13

Felt far too hard for a VDiff warmup! Nice enough route, though.
Katherine Ross - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/13 with Daniel Tait

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

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Simnel - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 2013

tmawer - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/12 with Jaime Robertson

That were fun that.
Madden - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Connall Brown

echo290 - Lead - Oct/12

R0bbie - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with James Franklin

franksnb - 2nd - 08/Sep/12 with robbie

Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Gillian

kennyne9 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Gillian Newman

Scrabble - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

TheNorthDwarf - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/12

watson.b - 2nd - 30/Jun/12 with rich

Richard Fletcher - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/12 with Ben Watson

dakidunn - Lead - 23/Jun/12 with Jon Punshon

JessicaBell - TR O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Nicola Benton, Graham Hadaway

Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/12 with Simon

tlmarjot - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Anna Wilding

keith hal - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Iain Mckenzie

AvaWilsonHope - TR O/S - 26/May/12 with KatyHope, IanHope

IanHope - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12 with KatyHope

katyhope - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with IanHope

65m moderate millington - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

jason - Solo - 06/May/12 with moose ridd, mike

redshapedfriday - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with simon, gary

joe king - Lead O/S - 01/May/12 with Rose, James Moore

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

Felt Severe.
d1griffiths - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Veronika

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

Simnel - 2nd - 11/Mar/12 with katyhope

katyhope - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with John L

Klingon - Lead - 11/Feb/12 with Nimble

Craig McMahon - Solo - 14/Jan/12

Craig McMahon - Solo - 14/Jan/12

katyhope - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11 with IanHope

IanHope - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with KatyHope

Sofiabaer - Lead - 16/Oct/11

Sheltered in the crack but a howlin' gale at the top
crombie - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/11 with Lee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Oct/11

catjm - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Craig Holden

Hidden - Solo - 24/Sep/11

JLS - 2nd rpt - 24/Sep/11 with Jacqui

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/11

Craig McMahon - Solo - 18/Sep/11

Simnel - 2nd - 04/Sep/11 with Tony S

Anthony1 - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/11 with John L

samoliver01 - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11

Craig Holden - Solo O/S - Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/11

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

dakidunn - 2nd - 29/Aug/11

malteserEd - Lead O/S - Aug/11

Hidden - Solo - Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/11

dakidunn - 30/Jul/11 with William Linn

Drew(yes im magic) - Lead - 30/Jul/11 with Brad Woodlands

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

andybirtwistle - Solo - 13/Jul/11

dakidunn - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 20/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

Bob1984 - Lead O/S - 25/May/11 with Ric Procter

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

Tom Folley - TR - 14/May/11

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

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11

dakidunn - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Kat Magee, Gary Kempster

mwicks1968 - Lead - 16/Apr/11

JP78 - 2nd - 16/Apr/11

Simnel - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Alan

Alan learning to lead on my previous gear
Simnel - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Alan

djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with kerry

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

Adamski1986 - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Richard Gage

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/11

spragglerocks - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Mike

odox - Solo - 27/Mar/11

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

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

Hidden - Lead - 03/Mar/11

pmordue - 2011

Scottish78 - 2011

samoliver01 - 2011

lisafer - 2011

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2011

backpack - 2011

APRS - Lead - 24/Oct/10 with Halla

ferdia - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/10

jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Andru, Venla

thanks for getting my cam unstuck Nick
THardSevere - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with fiona

Snap - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Minka

joeydurkin - Lead - 21/Aug/10 with Graham K

Hidden - Solo - 12/Aug/10

Simnel - 2nd - 07/Aug/10 with Alan, Hannah L, Tony S

Anthony1 - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Alan, Hannah L, John L

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 31/Jul/10 with Ellie

EllieWoods - Lead - 31/Jul/10 with Rich

akhutton88 - Lead - 21/Jul/10

jameslord - 2nd - 06/Jul/10 with chris

NaomiHart - Solo - 30/Jun/10

stukent - Solo rpt - 17/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/10

jonny5 - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Alix Blockley

So not my kind of climb, which is why despite many visits to Bowden i have manged to avoid until now. sticking to the right hand crack was proving a bit elvis- so i must admit i used the left hand crack as well. Steep at the bottom, squirmy at the top. You could proably get by using the stuck gear alone :)
BelleVedere - Lead - 23/May/10 with Fiona Milligan

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/10

schultz - Solo O/S - 18/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/10

Klingon - Lead - 08/May/10 with Phil & Lucy

BUZZ1984 - Lead O/S - May/10 with Ian Mckenzie

Colin Matheson - 2nd - 17/Apr/10 with Ross and Kay

beckybray1 - 2nd - 16/Apr/10

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10

y2keable - 2nd rpt - 16/Apr/10

JdotP - 2nd rpt - 27/Mar/10 with Luke Dangerfield

fun
David Bulley - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Andy Chisholm

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Feb/10

holly138 - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/10 with Fiona Mellor

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2010

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

danjw - 2010

JdotP - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Liyen Nhuyen

krasavenko - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with John Proctor

Hidden - Lead - 31/Oct/09

schultz - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/09 with Naomi Walz, Andy Mitchell

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Oct/09

fall-line - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Mark Hammonds, Jamie Johnston

markhammonds - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Jamie Johnston, Donald Slater

Thoms6974 - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Ross

Ross Young - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Andy HWUMC, Matt HWUMC

radioshed - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09

qboyd - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/09 with David

Hidden - Solo - 27/Aug/09

brayg01 - 2nd rpt - 19/Aug/09 with John Lambert

CharlieMack - Solo rpt - 16/Aug/09 with Stephen Fey

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/09

CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Janey Kennedy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/09

tom heaney - Lead - Aug/09

andybroadway - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Serena Marks

serenam - 2nd - 25/Jul/09 with Andrew Broadway

dj_brigham05 - Solo O/S - 19/Jul/09 with Emily Ward

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo - 02/Jul/09

KragKing - Lead - Jul/09

This is actually a lot more fun than it looks!
odox - Solo - 28/Jun/09

reubensampson - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Justyna Gemzala

niallk - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Sarah

Roch - Lead - 07/Jun/09 with MRT

Colin Matheson - 2nd - 27/May/09 with Dave NMC and Ross

AndrewShanks - Lead O/S - 27/May/09

CalumC - Solo O/S - 20/May/09

sneaks - Lead O/S - 12/May/09 with Thomas

Trevera - Lead - 02/May/09 with Pawel Dawidsziuk

alexp - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Jbrowell

jonny taylor - 2nd - 05/Apr/09 with James B

Stepping out of the crack is bold, but protection is good.
barney800 - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Jonny Taylor

Rose2 - Lead β - Apr/09 with Cupcake

chripstine - Lead - 22/Mar/09

sneaks - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/09

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

thompson1000 - Lead - 2009

j0shwyatt000 - 2nd O/S - 2009

Simnel - Lead - 2009 with Andy T

folksi - 2009

daWalt - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/08 with Colm, Sam

Andysomething - Lead rpt - 16/Nov/08 with Mark Binney

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/08 with Lisa Welford

dan.hobley - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Mark N

stato - Solo β - Oct/08

Ian Jones - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/08

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

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

groovypiper - 04/Jul/08 with Nial

pocketsarah - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with kris

Very first lead!
John84 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Nancy Kniveton

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08

Sam W - Lead - 25/May/08 with Nina Jenkinson

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

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

Really nice.
andymoin - 2nd O/S - 20/May/08 with Wallace, telford

heather.deane - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Stuart

Mountain Llama - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Alan

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

tim402 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with tommy

jonny taylor - Lead O/S - 20/Jan/08 with Chris S

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jan/08

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Ken Applegate - 2008

rockjock - 2008

Ben101 - 2008

MarkDavies36 - 2008

Claire S-J - Lead - Nov/07

camjberry - Lead O/S - Oct/07 with Alex Nevard

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/07

ed woods - Lead - 02/Sep/07 with Adam

abbeywall - Lead - 01/Sep/07

jaybob - AltLd - Sep/07 with ally

First time trying double ropes.
Colin Matheson - 2nd - 16/Aug/07 with Lewis Matheson

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Lindsay

Don't remember much about this at all unfortunately, in fact I don't really remember the names of any of the other routes we lead at Bowden in the 3 days we spent there.
AlistairB - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/07 with Rory

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

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Jun/07

mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/07 with pocket sarah

elegant cheddar - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07 with adam hughes

akhughes - 2nd - 11/Jun/07 with Emma Hughes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/May/07

beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/07 with Sandy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

Far too windy, lost my nerve
saph - 2nd dnf - 08/Apr/07 with Murph and Bird

y2keable - 2nd rpt - 08/Apr/07 with saph

LittleLuka - Apr/07 with Clarabelle

Laura Hamlet - Solo - 03/Mar/07 with Birty,Jamie, Andy

Hidden - Lead - 03/Feb/07

jonny taylor - 2nd - 03/Feb/07 with Flicka

liam humble - 2007

rich13 - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/06

good fun. stepping boldly out of the chimney at the top is very enjoyable
MDowson - Lead - 09/Dec/06 with jim stanton

jimstanton - 2nd - Nov/06 with MDowson

MDowson - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/06 with jon cannon

saph - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/06 with Murph and Graeme H

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/06

Sam Judson - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/06 with Caroline Judson

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

saph - Lead RP - 02/Jul/06 with Murph, Guru

good climb smooth and enjoyable
Murph - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/06 with Saph

Don't get sucked into the chimney.
y2keable - 2nd - 02/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd β - 11/Jun/06

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

First lead. Yay me!
bawjaws - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/06 with Peter Pan

jdgaventa - Lead - Apr/06

Roch - 2nd - 14/Jan/06

barney_edin - Lead - 02/Oct/05

Dane - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/05

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

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/05

Colin Matheson - Lead - Dec/04 with Charlie Fisher

Colin Matheson - 2nd - Dec/04 with G Macdonald

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 21/Aug/04 with Jenny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2004

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 23/Aug/03 with Laura

betamonkey - Lead O/S - Aug/03

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 18/Apr/03 with Mhairi

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/02 with Roddy

Roget - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/02

JiveWeasel - Lead - 24/Apr/00 with Mrs Weasel

Hidden - Solo - Feb/00

Trobbo - Solo - 31/Mar/98

John Pickles - Solo O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 1994

Marti999 - AltLd - 1993

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

AndrewW - 1992

steviewindsurf - 1988

steve taylor - 2nd - Dec/85 with judith

auldscotal - Lead O/S - 1983 with ?

Hidden - Solo - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - 1980

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

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Style of ascent

Soloed59 of 364 (16.2%)
Lead174 of 364 (47.8%)
Followed93 of 364 (25.5%)
Toproped7 of 364 (1.9%)
Alt Leads2 of 364 (0.5%)
Unknown29 of 364 (8.0%)

'Climbed'162 of 364 (44.5%)
clean O/S158 of 364 (43.4%)
clean β5 of 364 (1.4%)
clean rpt34 of 364 (9.3%)
clean RP2 of 364 (0.5%)
dnf3 of 364 (0.8%)