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Slab and Corner* HS 4a

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[Placing gear below the crux., 1 kb]8m. From the centre of the slab trend left by neat footwork to climb the shallow groove set in the arete. © ROCKFAX
FA. Fred Jones 1933

Photo: Placing gear below the crux. © D Berry
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 133 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

GregBristol - Lead - 01/Jun/14 with Andy Spacie

Alex_Derbyshire - Lead - 01/Jun/14 with Mark Heighton

shumidrives - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with GregBristol

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 09/May/14

MSchobitz - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Tom, alex, Calum

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 23/Oct/13

Waiting for others to walk over.
Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/13

vix - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Anton

Soloed in 2007 according to my records.
Hardonicus - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/13 with Michelle

grubes - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/13 with Tom Stapleton

chelle - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/13

JoeMortimer_Trad - Lead - 18/Jun/13 with David Boothroyd

DBoothroyd - Solo - 18/Jun/13

Enjoyed the balancy start. Nice finish too.
tom.dodo - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with John

yorkshiresherpa - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Tommaso D'Odorico

Deezel65 - Lead - 07/Apr/13 with Mark Bell

one move wonder....a hard mantel
rockmaverick - Lead - Apr/13 with Jeremy

cragtyke - Solo - 02/Feb/13

SteveM - 2nd - 05/Jan/13 with Kat

kitkat78 - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/13 with Rachel S, SteveM

deacondeacon - Solo - 12/Oct/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 06/Oct/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/12

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 20/Aug/12 with Mike Tempest

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Arul Umapathy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/12

Marq - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12 with Vicky Lisle

Vicky L - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/12 with Marq

Very bold at the grade with no gear till the half-way point and it's not totally straightforward to there. Really nice climbing though and lack of gear does add a little something!
mattwilk - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Lou

Interesting introduction to the grade, wasn't expecting the lack of gear. Succeeding in executing a "salmon belly flop" because my legs just don't go high enough it turns out.
Pike - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Lou, Matt Wilkinson

dannygiblin - Jul/12

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/12 with solo

jon59 - Lead - 13/Jun/12

Barry D - 2nd - 10/Jun/12 with Jules_L

Nice
martroberts - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/12

Made a real hash of the mantle. Grrrrr.
Julian Lane - Lead O/S - Jun/12 with Mynydd Barry

No gear till you finish the traverse, far more bold than I expected.
gjh - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/12

lidiya nedevska - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/12

Chris Redding - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/12

slacky - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Gary

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/11

pleasant contrast between delicate padding and awkward finish
Alex@home - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/11 with Tony Moody

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/11

gemmasimpson77 - TR - 15/Jun/11 with Oli, Pete

pete_81 - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/11 with Oli, Gemma

self-protected
99bolivar - TR β - 02/Jun/11

jshields - 2nd - 03/Apr/11 with Richard Hopkinson

RichardMc - Lead - 01/Apr/11 with Tony Williams

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10

nick ferro - 30/Aug/10

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Pete aka Dad

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 19/Jul/10 with H washbrook

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/10

Left Back - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/10 with vard

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 21/Mar/10

SteWatkins - Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

stephenhartley - Solo O/S - 2010

MD - Lead - 05/Sep/09 with Donna

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Sep/09

this is nice
SGD - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with Rob Gray

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/09

towdman - 2nd - 01/Mar/09 with Graham Armitage

Graham Armitage - Lead - 01/Mar/09 with towdman

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Dave Wynne

Crux is tough but once you get your left arm out left on the edge works quite well. Best climb of the day.
David Wynne - 2nd - 21/Feb/09 with Adam Burt

koopa - 2009

Hidden - TR - Sep/08

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/08 with Shane

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/08

JonathanJones - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/08 with Grant

GrantB - 2nd - 13/Aug/08 with beefcake

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Feb/08

Not really the obvious choice of route for me not liking slabs, nevermind unprotected ones but decided I would push the boat out and try one and actually really enjoyed it! Quite wobbley on the traverse as the footholds looked quite polished, then a tricky move round the arete still without protection. Finally put a nut and a cam in, then found the next move really awkward for 4a! A bit of a mantle type thing but without any holds. Figured it out in the end just by bringing foot up a bit higher and using a hold on the arete. Lizzie followed with relative ease!
Reaver2k - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Lizzie

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Phil (redsulike)

redsulike - 2nd - 09/Feb/08 with Gordon Gibbons

Profile Removed 22 - Solo O/S - 06/Jan/08

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

PenJD - Lead O/S - 16/Dec/07 with Simon Palmer

Hidden - Lead - Oct/07

martin48 - Lead - 02/Sep/07 with dave

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/07

Nice route
robbo - Solo - 28/Jul/07

Nice - the mantel is surprisingly awkward.
JohnHutch - Lead - 12/Jul/07 with L

mr bounce - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07 with Paul

Simon Caldwell - 2nd rpt - 05/Jun/07 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07

adam carless - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/07

Jenko - Lead - 01/May/07 with Matt Robinson

Lukey B - TR O/S - Apr/07

Jenny Clarke - Lead O/S - Dec/06 with owen

Richard - 2nd - Jul/06

Nicos - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with solo

darren1 - 04/Jun/05

Tim W - 2nd - 04/Jun/05 with Darren Miller

cem - 2nd - 23/Apr/05 with Sally Dipple

adi bryant - Lead O/S - 2005

LakesWinter - Lead - Aug/04 with Mr Harvey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/04

Hidden - Solo rpt - 20/Jul/04

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/04

mooseloose - Lead O/S - May/04 with Jana

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/May/02

Hidden - Solo - 06/Apr/02

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/01

ChrisJD - Solo - 21/Apr/01

BlueJohn - Lead - Apr/01 with JohnnyM

DanEm - Lead β - 2001

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 2001

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 01/Apr/00 with Laurie Smith

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/00 with Chris scott

tlr - Solo - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/98

Tim W - Lead - 25/Aug/98

Iain Thow - Solo - 28/Jun/95

Roget - Solo O/S - 14/May/95 with jon

ill_bill - Lead - Aug/91

leathers - 1990

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 25/Jan/89

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jan/89

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 22/May/87

John Marsland - Solo - 09/Aug/84

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 03/Feb/83

Tom V - 1980

RichardMc - Solo - 01/Jan/78

Hidden - Lead - 14/Dec/73

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4b0 of 15
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Style of ascent

Soloed34 of 133 (25.6%)
Lead54 of 133 (40.6%)
Followed31 of 133 (23.3%)
Toproped4 of 133 (3.0%)
Unknown10 of 133 (7.5%)

'Climbed'68 of 133 (51.1%)
clean O/S58 of 133 (43.6%)
clean β2 of 133 (1.5%)
clean rpt4 of 133 (3.0%)
dnf1 of 133 (0.8%)