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Little Brown Jug (Variation Start) HVS 5a

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8m. Pull up through the right hand side of the small overhang to the left of the regular start, then rejoin the parent route.
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This climb is in 111 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

1st and 2nd
Ewan Russell - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Tom Nichols

Tom McCabe - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Bex Waring

augustus trout - AltLd - 16/Jun/14 with Mark Pilling

MaccMark - AltLd - 16/Jun/14 with James Williams

Lead pitch 1 & 2
TomRiddelsdell - AltLd - 27/May/14 with Shane Williams

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Apr/14

Not sure if the variation start requires going straight up after gaining the overhang, or traversing out right. I did the latter.
manbat - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/14 with Matthew Box

andork123 - 2nd O/S - 13/Nov/13

With Rich, with the odd shower to make it a bit more interesting!
neilstubbs - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/13

lead 2nd pitch
beakerburgess - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Jonny Webb

Did it in 2 pitches, I did the first, Steve the second.
jhb0510 - AltLd O/S - 28/May/13 with Steve Seale

Dave192939 - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Splidgey

Frances Bensley - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

Beautiful climb, updated highest grade to date.
Aaron.D - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13

Accidentally led this thinking it was Little Brown Jug. Nice moves but not HVS. P1 only then onto Doorpost.
ewanthomson - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Nat Walter

P1 only
Dilwat - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/13 with dready

P1 only
dready - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/13 with dillwat

Seconded the variation start to reduce the chance of swinging. Lead pitch three.
dprctr - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Martin Oldham, Robert Dufton

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Nov/12

jjridley - AltLd - 23/Oct/12

Apparently I did the Hard start...well who would have thought it. Soft touch at HVS, two good runners above your head as you make the move. The old guide book says 4b, but it ain't that either. VS 5a for the variant.
Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12

Led P1
spragglerocks - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Matt Box

Top pitch is great fun.
Lumbering Oaf - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Rachel Spraggs

1906johns - Aug/12

alastairbegley - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/12

Rained off, nice first pitch though.
Carter - AltLd dnf - 29/Jun/12

john p1,me p2,mike p3
jon_gill1 - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/12 with mike walton, john ripley

Lead p1 and p3
andrzej kierzek - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Tara

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12

Did p2 again
monsteratt - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with Chris Goddard

max p1,me p2+3 Delicate start above the niche,p3 felt quite bold in the middle.
tomshanti - AltLd O/S - 04/May/12 with Max Streeton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/11

Cornish_James - 2nd - 15/Sep/11 with Will Attridge, Ross Davidson

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/11

p1 and 2 together this time
CRiddiford - AltLd rpt - 01/Sep/11 with Mark

Well done to Andy for nearly leading it. Excellent hard fingery moves after a tricky overhang
Cheese Monkey - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Andy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/11

icklejason - AltLd - 15/Jun/11 with Rob McNeil

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/11

P1 & P3, variation start felt quite easy for HVS. Great finish to the route.
jezb1 - AltLd - 01/Jun/11

chris687 - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/11 with jez brown

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/May/11

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Apr/11

Justin T - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Mar/11

Master Chief - AltLd rpt - 13/Mar/11 with John Spear

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Alasdair88 - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/11

Lead p1+p3 Great 3 star route
Spearos - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/11 with Master Chief

Anta Misina - 2nd - 2011

cornishmackem - 2011

mwatson - 2011

Andy did p1 and 3 I did the linking pitch. Good route. Some surprisingly tricky bits on p3.
monsteratt - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/10 with Andrew Abraham

Andrew Abraham - AltLd - 11/Oct/10 with Clement Attwood

Rhys Jones - AltLd - 29/Sep/10

Led second pitch. Direct start is quite tough but well protected. Gareth took a big fall off the last move of the final pitch ending up upside down. Shocked but unscathed!
andybenham - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Gareth Hayfield

Led 1st pitch, not too bad. Then fell right at the top about 20ft head first. wimped out and walked off along the ramp to the left. Why did I jam??
Gareth - Lead dnf - 25/Sep/10 with Andrew

Jack_F - Lead - 30/Aug/10 with mike waller, adam cooper* super*

adam cooper*super* - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/10 with jack folland

MH123 - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Mike Waller

Lead 1st and 3rd pitches. Final pitch...utterly fantastic!!!
PenJD - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/10 with Duz Walker

Found the move after get established above the overhang by far the hardest move. Lead all piches. Ran 1st two pitches together, forgot belay plate, had a nightmare getting amanda to the stance.
leon - Lead - 06/Jul/10 with Amanda Skeldon

Hidden - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd - 27/May/10

three star quality route with a photo finish
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Alex Randall

raku - 10/Apr/10 with Claudia Hildebrandt

joehanks61 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Tom Coulthard

Led 2nd pitch.
PanzerHanzler - AltLd O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Martin Hore

lead easy middle pitch
jack adams - Lead O/S - 2010 with andrew

Hidden - 2010

andrew hammond - Lead O/S - 2010 with jack adams

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

chris j - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/09 with Doug

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd β - 19/Aug/09

Nexonen - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Heather

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/09

nic42 - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/09 with Jack

Did the HVS variation start and a variation finsih via a HVS 5b overhang roof...hard
hembug - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/09

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/09 with Ian

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Tom H

Confident second with competent leader.
Rich Wain-Hobson - 2nd O/S - Apr/09

jominator - 2009 with daraghpoynter

Ashley Hold - Lead - 2009 with Tim Chamberlain

Master Chief - AltLd O/S - 03/Nov/08 with Nick

Rusty2406 - AltLd O/S - 03/Nov/08 with Master Chief

Emma-Louise Anderson - 2nd - 11/Oct/08

eugeneth - AltLd O/S - 02/Oct/08 with Seb

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/08

SteveM - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08 with Tobs

Subwaycups - 2nd O/S - Jun/08

Unintentionally did the variation start, combining P1+2 in one go. It is a shame the top pitch is escapable.
masa-alpin - AltLd rpt - 11/May/08 with Graeme B

adamscottthomas - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/07 with Ellen Taylor

Tom87 - 2nd O/S - Mar/07 with Alan

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Nick Ingram

wojt - Lead - 2006

johnboyrevel - Lead - Aug/04 with Faye

Hidden - Lead - Jul/03

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/03

Scotsken - 2003

Rob Pitt - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/02

Hidden - 2001

dan gibson - AltLd O/S - Apr/00 with helen gibson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/97

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Voting
Total votes cast 62
hard E10 of 22
E10 of 22
easy E10 of 22
hard HVS0 of 22
HVS9 of 22
easy HVS9 of 22
hard VS4 of 22
VS0 of 22
easy VS0 of 22
hard 5b0 of 22
5b0 of 22
easy 5b0 of 22
hard 5a0 of 22
5a18 of 22
easy 5a0 of 22
hard 4c3 of 22
4c1 of 22
easy 4c0 of 22
3 Stars15 of 18
2 Stars2 of 18
1 Star0 of 18
0 Stars1 of 18
Bag of .....0 of 18
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Style of ascent

Lead33 of 111 (29.7%)
Followed17 of 111 (15.3%)
Alt Leads49 of 111 (44.1%)
Unknown12 of 111 (10.8%)

'Climbed'35 of 111 (31.5%)
clean O/S70 of 111 (63.1%)
clean β1 of 111 (0.9%)
clean rpt3 of 111 (2.7%)
dnf2 of 111 (1.8%)