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This climb is in 212 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

timmyhobby - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/14

DaveB61 - Solo - 24/Aug/14

Gav Parker - Solo - 03/Jul/14

Oujmik - Solo - 21/May/14 with Jyoti

Hidden - 13/May/14

daviesp2 - 03/May/14 with Curly Rich

wildbill - Solo - 26/Apr/14

Gav Parker - Solo - 25/Apr/14

rcoe74 - 15/Apr/14

Gudge - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/14

A touch spicy in B3's on wet rock and slushy snow and ice.
Ragingpossum - Solo O/S - 24/Nov/13

Hidden - 20/Oct/13

Stephen Shaw - 02/Oct/13 with Jen

Hidden - Solo - 28/Sep/13

ClareM.123 - 23/Aug/13

BeckyPayne - Solo - 12/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Jul/13

Blencathra: only cloud with head in the clouds in the Lakes! Couldn't see the drops but the ridge was excellent, the last slabby section superb. 20mins to get across the difficulties.
IamAJMiller - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Gerry

Gerrard - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo - 07/Jul/13

Warm & sunny.
Becks87 - Solo - 07/Jul/13 with Mike

Stephen Halliday - Solo - 04/Jul/13 with Ruth D'Arcy-Daniel

Ruth D'Arcy-Daniel - Solo - 04/Jul/13 with Stephen Halliday

m675bowsl - 08/Jun/13

Kingsjester - 06/Jun/13 with Paul Feltham

Hidden - Jun/13

Darbo - Jun/13

2010_graham - Solo O/S - 26/May/13 with blue-icefox

Run up Blencathra via Sharp Edge
Elsier - Solo O/S - 19/May/13

Gav Parker - Solo - 12/May/13

Tony Hy - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/13

Very misty & wet.
Becks87 - Solo - 06/Jan/13 with Mike

Hidden - Solo - 2013

gfpowell - 2013

Hidden - Solo - 17/Nov/12

aipattison - Solo O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Alex Yare

jandyd05 - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Julie Anglesea

Nordic - 07/Oct/12

Hidden - Solo - 05/Oct/12

Tim Rodgers - Solo - 21/Sep/12

Matt Dolan - Solo O/S - Aug/12 with Jessica Priestley

Gav Parker - Solo - 21/Jul/12

Tim Rodgers - Solo - 15/Jul/12

Goose4 - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/12

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Soloed

Night time ascent, straight back down
Mr__Savory - Solo O/S - 16/May/12

Hidden - 12/May/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/12

brilliant scramble on a perfect day :)
kitP - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/12 with Jennifer

joermann - Solo - 22/Mar/12

Tim Rodgers - Solo - 02/Mar/12 with David Carter

Mr Fuller - Solo O/S - 29/Feb/12

Tom Hecht - 28/Feb/12 with Lotte Stuer

started and ended at the pub in Scales, scrambled up sharp edge onto the summit of Blencathra, then down scales fell. misty weather, wet rock. out for about 5/6 hours. lead by helen.
RoseHindley - 12/Feb/12

Hidden - 14/Jan/12

Summer 2006 - went the wrong way and ended up dangling off an 'interesting' slab with a straight drop to the tarn below - not been up since - a bit of a nemesis
Angie Jones - 2012

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/11

jfmchivall - 19/Oct/11 with Emily Rodway

Mr Fuller - 15/Oct/11

Jams Crwca - Solo - 23/Sep/11 with Danny

Wet and windy makes for an interesting ascent! Started and finished in Mungrisdale and apart from the rain, the wind and the lack of visibilty a great day out. Only time we saw the edge was on the walk out looking back!
markblair - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/11 with Alison Dixon

garethm - Solo - 22/Aug/11

Nigel Bond - Solo - 06/Aug/11

rand526 - 10/Jul/11

StevieD - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/11 with djmarko75

Very nice Grade 2 Scramble with a novice, used rope for confidence on exit climb (Body Belayed). Beautiful weather, Great Route.
stu_dan - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/11

Redjesta - 03/Jun/11 with Dave Muirhead

ascended sharp edge combined with walk up blencathra then descent over Mungrisdale Common and the cumbria way path back to threlkeld out 6 and a half hours nice warm day but hazy as usual Sharp edge great scramble!
thomas - Solo - 05/May/11 with Paul Whitehead

Hidden - Solo - 02/May/11

Steve Woollard - Solo - 02/May/11 with Kevin Colclough

Hidden - Solo - 02/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 02/May/11

gav - 20/Apr/11 with Anna

amaciejk - 20/Apr/11 with Gavin

bexyboo - Solo - 10/Apr/11 with nick

jubolo - 19/Mar/11 with craig

Hidden - Solo - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - Solo - 10/Feb/11

stafford101 - 30/Jan/11

Rather moist!
jadias - Solo - 26/Jan/11

Tightsgirl - Solo - 12/Dec/10

day with RUMC, much more fun than before
pffft - Solo - 12/Dec/10

Tightsgirl - Solo - 24/Nov/10

Not as fun as expected. Good day though
pffft - Solo - 24/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo β - 07/Nov/10

stratandrew - Solo - 06/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo - 30/Oct/10

jl - Solo O/S - 25/Oct/10 with Penny

Dan_Staff - Solo - 23/Oct/10 with Alistair Everett

Hidden - Solo - 21/Oct/10

hokkyokusei - 10/Oct/10 with Dave T, Bernadette, Josh

christopher Wood - 10/Oct/10

Mungo Shuntobox - Solo - Oct/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/10

Dave Richards - Solo - 25/Aug/10 with Ruth Ramsdale

low visibility.
Paul1 - 30/Jul/10 with Nicole

poor visibility, but great fun nonetheless!
col3 - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/10 with Paul

lumbard - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/10

Gav Parker - 25/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/10

jack.williams1 - 06/Jun/10

lynn - 01/Jun/10 with Sam Marsland

MartinN - Solo O/S - 31/May/10

Hidden - 16/May/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 15/May/10

mountainpunk - Solo - 15/May/10 with Rich

Captain Solo - Solo - 05/May/10

Easy peasy!
swintle - Solo rpt - May/10 with Guy Collis

Hidden - Solo - 24/Apr/10

Ascended Blencathra via Sharp edge having walked in from Threlkeld via rising footpath around front of mountain overlooking A66, descent back to Threlkeld after walking Summit ridge back via Blencathra visitor centre about 5 miles all told time out 4 hours 10 mins. Nice blue skies chilly in the wind but a very warm when sheltered. Not many people out!
thomas - Solo rpt - 19/Apr/10 with David Menzies

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/10

Amy Kilpin - 20/Mar/10

Ben Watts - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/10 with Matt Coulburn

MarkDavies36 - Solo O/S - 2010

Jack Loftus - 2010

Hidden - 2010

just one word for this ridge- polished!! - patches of ice and mild hoar in places but easily avoided - makes the ridges of helvellyn seem like walking
Woodiee - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Christine Hall, Dave Wilberforce, Ian Birtwistle

stukent - Solo - 12/Dec/09

Jon Olliffe - Solo - 06/Dec/09

Hidden - 09/Nov/09

Hidden - Solo - 08/Oct/09

mysterion - 05/Oct/09

Gav Parker - Solo - 20/Sep/09

jmarshall - Solo - 20/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jul/09

griggj - Solo - 03/Jul/09 with nick livesey

Crackin' day. plenty of horseflies
Mayaculpa - 02/Jul/09 with Paul Stock

icescrew - Solo O/S - Jul/09

Hidden - 24/Jun/09

Tim Rodgers - Solo - Jun/09

richardt - Solo - Jun/09

Hidden - Solo - 03/May/09

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

alexanderjwatts - May/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/09

Only a hill - Solo - 19/Mar/09 with Isi Oakley

ritid - 2009

kimrickwood - 2009

too short, enjoye though.
Mario Sciacca - Solo - 2009

done this route many times! always a classic!
tobyk - 2009

CM1992 - Solo - 2009 with Allan Miller

Hidden - Solo - 01/Dec/08

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Nov/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Nov/08

chrisgaynon69 - Solo β - 27/Aug/08 with karl bamford, Gary Scott, Darren Jones

finter22 - Solo - 22/Aug/08

slippery when wet
smolders - 11/Aug/08

cas smerdon - Solo - 20/Jul/08 with john wheeler

I hope this should be Sharp Edge
DanT - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Flick Towns

kimrickwood - 17/Jun/08

Hidden - 02/Apr/08

carl_123 - Solo - 09/Feb/08 with ormskirk network

George Bassant - Solo - Feb/08

Hidden - Solo - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Solo - 2008

Hidden - 11/Nov/07

dan_the_dingo - 04/Nov/07

Nigel Bond - Lead - 11/Oct/07 with David Parkin

fivestar - Aug/07

FrankW - Solo - 22/Jun/07 with None

Sharp Edge back down to tarn/Scales Fell
swintle - Solo - Jun/07 with Guy Collis

waiting for snow - Solo - May/07

Andy DB - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/07 with John ox

Amazing weather, no cloud, no wind, snow on summit and elsewhere but edge was clear. If only all routes were like this!
mountainbagger - Solo - Apr/07 with Mrs Mountainbagger

Hidden - Apr/07

Mike_Bottom - 24/Mar/07 with John Nunn

Hammy - Lead - 07/Feb/07

amcleish - 2007

davetigger - 2007

robwhite - 2007

The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 2007 with Dad

Hidden - Solo - 08/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo - May/06

Nigel Bond - Solo - 27/Apr/06

Nigel Bond - Solo - 11/Mar/06

jjax - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 13/Nov/05

Nigel Bond - Solo - 05/Jun/05

Hidden - 25/May/05

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/05

Hidden - Solo - Mar/05

Ants 30th birthday weekend? (not sure date is right)
snowy_woodruff - 21/Jan/05 with Mem

bieganowski - 2005

Nigel Bond - Solo - 18/Aug/04

Lawrie Brand - Solo - 16/Jul/04 with Many fools

McDuck - Solo - 21/May/04 with Doc Holliday

Dave Richards - Solo O/S - 01/Feb/04 with Phil Emmott, Evan Lowe

JRClay100 - 24/Jan/04 with M Foster, H Dale, M D Hart / FJ White

Jonny M - Solo O/S - Jan/04 with Gary Bebb

mortimea - Solo - 2004

darcy1 - 2004 with Team touchingthecloth.com

size9hex - Solo O/S - 2004

crispy - 11/Sep/03 with Stoo

Nigel Bond - Solo - 28/Jun/03

Hidden - 08/Apr/03

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Dec/02

Nigel Bond - Solo - 21/Dec/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - Nov/02

Nigel Bond - Solo - 11/Apr/02

Not in winter conditions, but very wet, just like the Bon Jovi album...
jimorothy - Solo - 16/Dec/01 with Rachel Crolla and Scott

Hidden - 2000

petegunn - Solo - 2000

clive-greenwood - Solo O/S - 10/Oct/99

crossdressingrodney - Solo O/S - 31/Mar/99

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/99

Hidden - Solo - 30/Dec/96

Jacob Ram - Solo - 15/Jul/96

Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/95

MikeDowsett - Solo - 1982 with Alison

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

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Style of ascent

Soloed139 of 212 (65.6%)
Lead3 of 212 (1.4%)
Followed3 of 212 (1.4%)
Alt Leads2 of 212 (0.9%)
Unknown65 of 212 (30.7%)

'Climbed'158 of 212 (74.5%)
clean O/S49 of 212 (23.1%)
clean β2 of 212 (0.9%)
clean rpt3 of 212 (1.4%)