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Hell Gate** VD

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[Hell Gate Area, 3 kb]14m. The deep groove has an awkward bulge early on and more tricky moves to leave the half-height niche. Not a bad effort for a century ago. © ROCKFAX
FA. J.W.Puttrell et al c1900

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Puttrell's Progress, Peak Rock/1/ The 1st Peak District Tigers..

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 202 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

pog100 - Lead - 09/Jul/14 with fat boys

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/14

adi bryant - 2nd - 29/Jun/14 with Jimmy

sjbrook - 2nd rpt - 29/Apr/14 with Graham, Ross Brook

Greza - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/14 with Ross, Sam

Deezel65 - Solo rpt - 18/Apr/14 with Alex Burton-Keeble

mky77 - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/14

Ran up quick while Michelle held the baby!
Hardonicus - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Ben Powrie

HUMS Fresher's trip, Gopping.
BenedictIEP - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Bertie Walsh, Aoife O'Connell, Haydn Martin

Hidden - Solo - 08/Oct/13

JHiley - 2nd rpt - 05/Oct/13 with Sarah, Drew

christianbreeze - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with adi bryant

adi bryant - Solo rpt - 05/Oct/13 with christianbreeze

sdixon - Lead - 05/Oct/13 with Drew, Joe Hiley

LivinITlarge - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Alice Rutter

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

GregBristol - 2nd - 19/Aug/13

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

Elby - 2nd - 21/Jul/13 with Dan, Tim

davidclare - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Becky Pollard, Adam Griffin

Griff1990 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Becky Pollard, Dave Clare

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

danny_85 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Jen

danny_85 - Solo rpt - 07/Jul/13

Surprisingly enjoyable climb, interesting and variable moves
pog100 - Lead - 19/Jun/13 with Cath Walton, Gilly Markham

DBoothroyd - Solo - 18/Jun/13

Start is tough. Should have bridged more.
JohnHutch - Lead - 03/Jun/13 with Pip, L

henry.jeffreys - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Adam Jordan

Dan Geh - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Lizzie

AMJ098 - 2nd - 05/May/13

leeds_belle - 2nd rpt - 28/Apr/13

With Louis and Jo.
adi bryant - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Molly-George

PeteMc - 2nd O/S - 31/Jan/13 with Tom French

tom0french - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/13 with Pete McNamee

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2nd β - 24/Nov/12

JUSTXMike - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/12 with Martin Wing

Anne Gumbley - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Phil Wadsworth

rossco - Lead - 21/Oct/12 with pawson

gseywald - 2nd - 21/Oct/12 with Dave

Greza - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Ross

J25 - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Vicky Jennings

vix - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Jonny

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/12

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

stephen Rowley - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Marc Colbeck

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/12

ayuplass - Lead rpt - 06/Sep/12 with miles

Marcusk - 2nd - 26/Aug/12 with Mike

Great fun for a VDiff
mattwilk - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Bhav

Followed Marc up this route, came up slightly more left than when I did it with Marissa. Climbed the route altogether better than before, think new shoes may have helped
jennifers87 - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Marc Woolfson

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

Followed Marissa up this, pretty akward start, slipped of a foot hold when I tried to switch feet, think I wasn't being as cautious as I would have been if I had been leading
jennifers87 - 2nd dog - 22/Jul/12 with Marissa Earnshaw

The beginning of this route was the trickiest. The rock is a bit smoother than what is typical of Wharncliffe.
leeds_belle - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Jen Shaftoe

dannygiblin - Jul/12

franhammond92 - Solo - 12/Jun/12

JHiley - 2nd - 12/Jun/12

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

A good old-fashioned struggle. Great fun, nice to be out tradding again.
embob - 2nd - 11/Mar/12 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 11/Mar/12

mattwomersley - 2012

fall-line - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Killian

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

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

good thrutchy fun
Alex@home - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/11 with Tony Moody

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Val P

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/11

self protected
99bolivar - TR O/S - 12/Jul/11

wolverine - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Sarah Marks

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

pldarch - 2nd - 15/May/11 with Philipe, Isabel

adi bryant - Solo - 07/May/11

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 03/May/11 with Andy K, SteveM

SteveM - 2nd - 02/May/11 with Andy, Kat

Alpandy - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Steve and Kat

gemmasimpson77 - TR RP - 28/Mar/11 with Pete

Initial slip but not geared up so clean
pete_81 - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Joseph, Oli, Gemma

Struggled slightly at the crux however completed still. Debut climb for my first gear! Belayed by Joseph.
olster101 - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Gemma, Pete, Joseph

Joseph Da Jones - TR - 28/Mar/11

Seemed hard for a VD due to polish I think and a totally unrewarding climb!
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Steven Fletcher

Horrible climb.... Don't bother
Tithe Technique - TR dog - 27/Mar/11 with Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

chumleywarner - Lead - 27/Mar/11 with Angela Paul

jshields - Solo - 18/Sep/10

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

Hidden - Solo - 22/Aug/10

BikeClimbWalk - 2nd - 24/Jul/10 with James P

thedatastream - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Ol

Tez29 - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/10 with kerry, Tom, Ivan

jfav4 - 2nd - 30/May/10

Wandered up to check Tom's belay.
Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 30/May/10

Thomas Smith - Lead β - 30/May/10 with grubes

Seymore Butt - 2010

nice
slik tommy - Lead O/S - 2010

SteWatkins - Oct/09

MD - 2nd - 05/Sep/09 with Donna

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/09

HS 4b, 12m, seconded by Bill Bardsley
HansUDes - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/09 with Bill Bardsley

Adam1973 - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/09 with stewart murray

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 18/Aug/09

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

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Aug/09

nick ferro - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/09

raining on and off so did this quickly before looming cloudburst overtook us. very enjoyable, considering.
pebbles - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/09 with donal

Pete Sanger - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/09

ayuplass - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/09 with miles

charley - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Geoff, Kev

Climber Paul - Solo O/S - Jun/09 with tp

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

mick1jones - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Dave Wilkinson

liamoloughlin - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09

barney800 - Lead O/S - Feb/09 with John Shaw

danrhodes1987 - Lead O/S - 2009 with Tom Sherrif

Hidden - 2009

jesus2devil - 2009

benwhit - Lead - 2009

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

stuckonarock - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Seth

The Mountain Goat - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Nick Payne

Dinger - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/08 with Ben Keen

Wet in the crack. Very ugly climbing.
Keenb - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/08 with Duncan Bell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/08

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Alex Twist

Pretty nice tbh
Twisty - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Graeme Hammond

Jamie Brown - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Paul Davies

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

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

Rain made this one 'interesting' in places!
Shandy - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/08 with Ed Staton

vard - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/08 with Alex Bass

mattyork2 - Solo O/S - 01/May/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hannah Moulton - 2008

Hidden - 2008

lithos - Lead - 07/Oct/07

Simon Caldwell - 2nd rpt - 07/Oct/07 with Carmen

Rampikino - Lead - 16/Sep/07 with Cat

howlingbaboon - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/07

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

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

mr bounce - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/07 with Shona

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07

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

Profile Removed 22 - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07 with H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/07

scullymammoth - Lead - 2007 with Gareth Wofindon

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Girth - Lead - 2007 with Rick

Girth - 2nd - 2007 with Rick

Girth - TR - 2007 with Rick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Batty - TR - 18/Nov/06

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

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

Too muggy for anything more ambitious.
KeithW - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/06 with Matt Faff

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/06

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

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

laurencehicks - 2nd - 08/Aug/05 with mat

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/05

very traditional
Alex Mason - Solo - Jun/05 with Steve Ramsden

very traditional
Alex Mason - Solo - Jun/05 with Steve Ramsden

very traditional
Alex Mason - Solo - Jun/05 with Steve Ramsden

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

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/05 with Cornish Merlin

Cornish Merlin - 2nd - 10/Apr/05 with Colin Angus

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/05 with Pete Twist

Simon Caldwell - 27/Nov/04 with Carmen

colin milton - Solo - 10/Oct/04

mooseloose - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/04 with Alan Rocky Roberts

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/04

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/04

moreno - Lead - 13/Mar/04 with richard guest

SteveM - Solo - 26/Oct/03

Hidden - Solo - Sep/03

Laramadness - Solo - 10/May/03

Climbed many times over the years. Lead back in April 1995
stevo smith - Solo rpt - 27/Oct/01

John Marsland - Lead - 13/May/01 with Allen Newby

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 2001 with YAC

Roget - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/00

tlr - Solo - 2000

Hidden - Solo O/S - Oct/99

99bolivar - 2nd - 27/Apr/99 with Richard Smith

Tim W - 2nd - 10/Jan/97 with Andrew Wilkinson

five - Lead O/S - Apr/96 with SB

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 1996

borderline - Lead O/S - 1996

DanEm - Lead O/S - 1995

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/93

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jul/92

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/Jan/89

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 27/May/87

malc - Solo - 02/Jun/84

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/81

Tom V - 1980

David Carpenter - TR O/S - 1974

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

mikej - Lead - 11/Feb/68 with Richard Gravenstede

mikej - Solo - 04/Feb/68 with Mike Priest

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
ruthea99, Hidden, andybuckley

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Style of ascent

Soloed54 of 202 (26.7%)
Lead74 of 202 (36.6%)
Followed54 of 202 (26.7%)
Toproped7 of 202 (3.5%)
Unknown13 of 202 (6.4%)

'Climbed'79 of 202 (39.1%)
clean O/S106 of 202 (52.5%)
clean β2 of 202 (1.0%)
clean rpt12 of 202 (5.9%)
clean RP1 of 202 (0.5%)
dogged2 of 202 (1.0%)