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[Ben leading Black Slab Right, 2 kb]10m. The left-hand line on the slab trending slightly right then back left to finish. Not too well protected © ROCKFAX
FA. J.W.Puttrell 1885 23/Oct/1885

Photo: Ben leading Black Slab Right © popebenedictus
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 296 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

tobyk - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/14 with Emma Akam

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/14

GregBristol - Lead - 13/Jul/14 with Charlotte Ellis, Andy Spacie

shumidrives - 2nd - 13/Jul/14 with GregBristol

papashango - Solo - 01/Jul/14

Raining
GregBristol - Lead - 15/Jun/14 with Andy Spacie

shumidrives - 2nd - 15/Jun/14 with GregBristol

fatbuoybazza - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/14

pog100 - Solo - 02/May/14 with Cath Walton

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

cragtyke - 2nd - 09/Apr/14 with Mark B

J.Atkins - Solo - 29/Mar/14

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with martina

crag_hopper_Jay - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14

Andrew Lodge - Lead rpt - 10/Mar/14 with Judy

cragtyke - Solo - 22/Feb/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/14

mikestr555 - 2nd - 16/Feb/14

Hidden - Solo - Feb/14

AidanG - Lead - 2014

JoeMortimer_Trad - Solo - 22/Nov/13

cragtyke - Solo - 20/Oct/13

LivinITlarge - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Dave Wheeler

cjb1992 - 2nd - 28/Sep/13 with June

JasTaplin - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13

Hidden - 12/Sep/13

davis.pete - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Jitain Patel

Andy Fielding - Solo - 01/Sep/13

Marq - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/13 with Vicky Lisle

Vicky L - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/13 with Marq

tomjemmett - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Steve Lacey

Steve Lacey - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/13 with tomjemmett

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/13

dr_botnik - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/13

danny_85 - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13 with Chris

bobstones - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Marc Duhig

Anne Gumbley - Lead - 30/Jun/13 with Harry Middleton

Darron - 30/Jun/13

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

JonathanJones - Solo - 12/May/13

Dan Geh - Solo O/S - 05/May/13 with Henry

mky77 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13

Mrabey - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/13

Great 3 climbs
tommanion - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13

MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/13 with Steve Moore

Hidden - Solo - 13/Apr/13

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

ramraider - Lead - 05/Apr/13

Hidden - TR - 17/Feb/13

cragtyke - Solo - 02/Feb/13

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

JFORDE - Lead O/S - 2013 with Annette

cragtyke - 2nd - 23/Dec/12 with glenn

mikestr555 - Lead - 16/Dec/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/12

lukimotaka - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/12 with Josh

sgl - Solo - 10/Nov/12

gseywald - Lead - 21/Oct/12 with Dave

Nigel Bond - Lead - 19/Oct/12 with Bern Hardman

J25 - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/12

Liz's lead.
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Fresher Meg, Liz

BenedictIEP - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with Tes Matthews

Needkraken - 2nd - 14/Oct/12 with Ben

jwpil - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/12 with Deacon

Soloed all 3 slab routes in the rain and this was the trickiest although I stuck to the arete without trending rightwards. Would make great beginners routes.
deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/12

mikestr555 - Lead - 02/Sep/12

rossco - TR - 25/Aug/12 with pawson

Greza - TR - 25/Aug/12 with Ross

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/12

Followed Marissa up this route, nice, fairly small holds
jennifers87 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Marissa Earnshaw

Slabby, well protected. Nice warm up.
leeds_belle - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Jen Shaftoe

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 15/Jul/12 with Vic Chambers

Robin Nichols - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/12

Roget - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/12 with robin, jim

dannygiblin - Jul/12

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

Barry D - Solo - 10/Jun/12 with Jules_L

Clemmo - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12

mikestr555 - Lead - 04/Jun/12

Julian Lane - Solo O/S - Jun/12

mikestr555 - 2nd - 26/May/12

Hardly poorly protected, there's loads of gear on here!
mattwilk - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Jamie

Hidden - Solo - 03/Mar/12

mattwomersley - Solo - 11/Feb/12

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

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

Wil.Hooke - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/12

fall-line - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/11

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

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

pleasant enough but hard for v diff. think the frustration of not being able to stand on small footholds in floppy trainers would be enough to put many beginners off. same as all 3 routes on this buttress
Alex@home - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/11 with Tony Moody

gseywald - Lead - 24/Sep/11 with Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/11 with Beth Frampton

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jul/11

Wil.Hooke - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/11

Andrew Lodge - 2nd - 25/Jun/11 with Mark

Bisteris - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Glen Du Jardin

pete_81 - TR O/S - 08/Jun/11 with Joseph, Oli, Gemma

CRiddiford - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/11

Jack Whiteley - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/11 with Izzy

jshields - Solo - 03/Apr/11

Tamati - Solo - Apr/11

Ollie B - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/11

mwatson - 2011

the power - 2011

Says HVD 4a in Eastern Grit
batterj2 - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Alexandra Lewis, Steve Artus

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Oct/10

tiga271 - 2nd - 10/Oct/10 with Georg

simon mitchie - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/10

jshields - Solo - 18/Sep/10

Sankey - Solo - 18/Sep/10 with Jon and Ed

mark20 - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/10

pebbles - Solo - 10/Aug/10 with rob

brownie0705 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 01/Aug/10 with Pete aka Dad

nick ferro - 25/Jul/10

crazy pierre - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Rory Juss

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jul/10

Successful climb seconding after a dramatic fall from leading the route!
Meryl1980 - 2nd - 16/Jun/10 with Keith Tilley

Deezel65 - 2nd O/S - Jun/10 with Cragtyke

malc - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Eric B

grubes - Solo O/S - 30/May/10

Thomas Smith - 2nd β - 30/May/10 with grubes

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/10

HansUDes - Lead O/S - 19/May/10 with Dave Woolley

shkinitrep - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with luke preston

LukeP LCC - 2nd - 18/May/10 with shkinitrep

thedatastream - TR O/S - 10/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/May/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/10

nick ferro - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - TR - 28/Mar/10

Oliver Houston - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/10

stefie c - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/10 with John Powell

Hidden - Lead - 14/Mar/10

third ever outdoor climb leading it next time
djmc - TR rpt - 2010 with Anthony Matthews

third ever lead climb - took a while but i just don't like the starting possition... but never the less it was good all of the same
djmc - Lead RP - 2010 with Anthony Matthews

stephenhartley - Solo O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 01/Nov/09

MPSBunny - 2nd - 01/Nov/09 with Sean Clancy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Oct/09

skittles - Solo O/S - 25/Oct/09

chrisallan - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/09

Hidden - Solo - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - TR - 20/Sep/09

ill_bill - 2nd - Sep/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/09

simon1965 - Solo - 29/Aug/09

gethin_allen - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with dan

Profile Removed 22 - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/09

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 18/Aug/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 18/Aug/09 with Wee man

shed_hed - 2nd - 16/Aug/09 with James Allen

Graeme Hammond - Solo rpt - 16/Aug/09 with Jools

IAN NET - Lead - Aug/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 18/Jul/09

Helen23 - Solo - 16/Jul/09 with Paul Sheppard and Tony

Graham Booth - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/09

danrhodes1987 - Lead - 31/May/09 with Tom Sherrif

IBR Paul - Solo O/S - 30/May/09

coombsy - 2nd - 09/May/09

coombsy - 2nd - 09/May/09 with James Clarkson

ayuplass - Lead rpt - 09/May/09 with jo

Hardonicus - Solo rpt - 29/Apr/09

A bit of a Solo race... trust me to pick the hardest one!
Reaver2k - Solo rpt - 29/Apr/09 with Michael, Lisa, Tom and Andy

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Dave Wilkinson

richw2k2 - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Monika

Moniawl - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with rich

Made a bit of a mess of it! Pleased no one was watching - it was a rather poor show in parts!
Shandy - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/09 with Mike Rogers

Sopping in the rain
howlingbaboon - TR rpt - 10/Apr/09 with Danielle and Dave

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/09

Lordcarr - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/09 with Spencer

Adam Smedley - Lead O/S - Mar/09

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

David Wynne - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Adam Burt

Hidden - 2009

liam jay - Lead rpt - 2009 with sarah pimlott-smith, david malpass

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 23/Nov/08

The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/08

popebenedictus - Solo rpt - 10/Sep/08 with Soloed

edd rab - Solo rpt - 10/Sep/08

Jenko - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/08 with TJ

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/08

tinyali - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/08 with Mike Soulby

Mike Soulby - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/08 with Alisa

bridget143 - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/08

Reaver2k - Solo O/S - Aug/08 with Matt Marshall

Reaver2k - Solo O/S - Aug/08 with Matt Marshall

matthewjames - Solo O/S - Aug/08 with Alan Saul

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Jul/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/08

adam carless - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/08

towdman - Solo - 11/Jun/08

SteveM - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/08 with Kat & Bryan

Chris46 - TR - 26/May/08 with Moving Outside Course

Moving Outside course with Dave Green
Tim Hudds - TR - 26/May/08

jh5638 - Lead O/S - 17/May/08

virtualinsanity - TR - 15/May/08 with J & C & L

Mat - Lead - 13/May/08 with Graham

will.grange - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08

ayuplass - 2nd - 26/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/08

rossbeesley - Lead O/S - Apr/08 with Richard Armour

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 30/Mar/08 with Erica

erica - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/08 with John

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Nov/07

tom169 - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/07 with Lizzie (Flicka)

Andysomething - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/07 with Bruce Perry

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

Owen Meany - 2nd - 02/Sep/07 with Cefyn Arch

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/07

HVD in Rockfax seemed about right keeping to close to the arete
popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/07 with Edd Rab

edd rab - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/07 with Ben Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/07 with Ben H

mr bounce - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/07 with Lee

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 26/May/07 with Bunny, Erica

erica - 2nd - 26/May/07 with John

howlingbaboon - 2nd O/S - 11/May/07 with Rob

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/07

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/May/07

dfbpdave - Lead O/S - May/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Apr/07

peter myers - 2nd - Apr/07

Never Diff! Had previosuly down climbed from solo.
dpmUK - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/07 with Caralynr

D Berry - Solo O/S - 17/Mar/07

gregarding - Lead O/S - Mar/07 with Donna Nichamin

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Bob - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/06

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Oct/06

Brown - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/06 with John

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Sep/06

Hidden - Solo - 28/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/06

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/06

Smeegan - Solo - Jun/06

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

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/06

cem - Solo O/S - 05/Feb/06

JohnHutch - 2nd - 27/Jan/06 with SC

madaxeman - Solo - 30/Jul/05

redsulike - 2nd - 24/Jun/05 with Gordon Gibbons

Simon Caldwell - Solo rpt - 07/Jun/05

lithos - Solo - 07/Jun/05

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/May/05

Mike Lee - Solo O/S - 04/May/05

warm up
Alex Mason - Solo - Apr/05 with Pete of H.C.C

nmwr - Solo O/S - 2005

adi bryant - Lead O/S - 2005

colin milton - Solo - 10/Oct/04

LankyPaddy - Solo O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - Solo - Aug/04

Rampikino - Lead - 06/Jun/04 with Ian, Claire & Jo

Hidden - Solo O/S - Mar/04

SteveM - Solo - 25/Oct/03

Hidden - TR - 25/Aug/03

Tim W - Solo rpt - 15/Jul/03 with Andrew Wilkinson

Simon Caldwell - Solo rpt - 11/Jun/03

Ben lad - 24/May/03 with Unce

slacky - Solo O/S - 10/May/03

Phil West - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/02 with David Atherton

Climbed many times over the years.
stevo smith - Solo - 27/Oct/01

Hidden - Solo - Aug/01

Hidden - Solo - 13/Apr/01

martroberts - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/97

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 1996

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/95

DanEm - Solo - 1994

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 09/May/93

Rog Wilko - Lead - Apr/93 with Debbie Wilkinson

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/Jan/89

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

malc - Solo - 23/Oct/83

babymoac - Solo - 29/Nov/81

Tom V - 1980

RichardMc - Solo - 01/Jan/78

mikej - Solo - 03/Mar/68 with Wil Hurford

mikej - Solo - 14/Jan/68 with Steve Stobart

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
JamesSanderson, Hidden, Finn Miller, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 59
hard HVD0 of 27
HVD1 of 27
easy HVD14 of 27
hard VD3 of 27
VD8 of 27
easy VD1 of 27
hard HD0 of 27
HD0 of 27
easy HD0 of 27
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Style of ascent

Soloed127 of 296 (42.9%)
Lead82 of 296 (27.7%)
Followed56 of 296 (18.9%)
Toproped18 of 296 (6.1%)
Unknown13 of 296 (4.4%)

'Climbed'124 of 296 (41.9%)
clean O/S150 of 296 (50.7%)
clean β1 of 296 (0.3%)
clean rpt20 of 296 (6.8%)
clean RP1 of 296 (0.3%)