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Richard's Revenge** VS 5a

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[Eds 'I'll just go round and set up a bomb-proof anchor before I come back and do the move' moment., 3 kb]10m. The thin crack is awkward to start, passing an ancient peg scar (tut, tut!) and features excellent jamming above. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dick Brown late 1940s 1947

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+.

Photo: Eds 'I'll just go round and set up a bomb-proof anchor before I come back and do the move' moment. © Shandy
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 144 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/14 with Becks87

Becks87 - 2nd - 20/Sep/14 with georgenvk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/14

Tony Ryland - 2nd - 08/Sep/14 with Andrew Heath, Steve Barby

Great climb, needed some encouragement and advice from Steve though.
Andrew Lodge - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/14 with Steve

Its not 5a, but it is a great climb, worth the walk.
sjbrook - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14 with PCC

adi bryant - Solo rpt - 27/May/14 with Tim

Awkward.
Jackwd - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Kev Titheradge

Tithe Technique - 2nd rpt - 13/Apr/14 with Jack Drake, Geoff Burrows

colin milton - 2nd - 09/Apr/14 with shaun l

the power - Lead O/S - 10/Dec/13 with rob

JHiley - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Sarah, Drew

sdixon - 2nd - 05/Oct/13 with Drew, Joe Hiley

mbxcs1 - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/13

jimbonfire - 29/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/13

Little bit broken in the middle with the step over overlap... Felt harder than it should have done probably.
Oliver Houston - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Sarah

dangmtb - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with richnorgate

stev1e.wilso - 2nd - 12/May/13 with Simon

Getting into the upper part of the route took a bit of commitment because the ledge below was so good!
leeds_belle - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/12

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 23/Dec/12 with Conor Cussell

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/12

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

JUSTXMike - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/12 with Martin Wing

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Oct/12

grubes - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with ian ukb, Nick

jasonpm - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12

Robin Nichols - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12

Oceanic - 02/Sep/12

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Rosh

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 26/Aug/12 with Rob Middleton

ayuplass - 2nd - 24/Jul/12 with miles

RichardMc - Lead - 15/Jul/12 with Tony Williams, Dave Langmead

max_chan - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/12 with Graeme Hammond

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 12/Jul/12 with Matt Fennelow

tsjx - Lead - 13/Jun/12 with Bruce

Led on pre-placed gear.
gavinpeach - Lead β - 12/May/12 with David Shelmerdine

David Shelmerdine - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Gavin Peach

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with liv_the_div

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/12

pie_eater_pete - 2nd O/S - 15/Feb/12 with bwestwood

bwestwood - Lead - 15/Feb/12

joermann - Lead - 25/Jul/11

peaker16 - Lead - 25/Jul/11

Laurence Everitt - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11 with Mark D

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

Shauna - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Jules

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

slacky - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Andes, Ben

Bruted up this one and felt tired
Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 30/Jan/11 with Jen

Deezel65 - 2011

Hardest move's off the ground, but not 5a...
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Vix, Dreadlocks Chris

vix - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Alex, chris

willworkforfoodjnr - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Alex Thompson, Vicky

jshields - Lead - 18/Sep/10 with Ed James, Steve Ebbens

Sankey - 2nd - 18/Sep/10 with Jon and Ed

adi bryant - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/10

MeMeMe - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Tim

First bit very fingery: finger injured!
JohnHutch - Lead - 04/Sep/10 with L

tigertim - 2nd - 04/Sep/10 with Mike McEwen

petellis - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Cleric James Koran

SGRIT. Good, well protected climbing
jkarran - Lead - 08/Aug/10 with Pete

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/10

Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Si

ojp - 2nd - 13/Jun/10 with Dave

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 31/May/10

shkinitrep - 2nd - 18/May/10 with luke preston

felt hard for VS.
LukeP LCC - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with shkinitrep

nick ferro - 24/Apr/10

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with victim of mathematics

Nice lead by Kev, my favourite climb of the day - loved it..
charley - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Clare, Steve Fletcher, Ange, Geoff, Kev

Lovely climb...wasn't expecting to enjoy it as really tired from previous day climbing but it was a lovely climb.
valentinesbabe - TR O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Kevin Tithe

wolverine - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Kate Bush

PaulHermes - 2nd - 28/Mar/10 with Paul VCCC

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

Hidden - Solo - 16/Mar/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

stephenhartley - Lead - 2010

doogstrue - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/09 with andy s

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

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

phja - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with darren

towdman - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/09 with Graham Armitage

IBR Paul - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Jim

Climber Paul - Lead - Jun/09 with tp

stuckonarock - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Ms. Pie

Hidden - 2nd dog - 03/May/09

danrhodes1987 - 26/Apr/09 with Tom Sherrif

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/09

T. S H E R I F F - TR dog - Apr/09 with Dan Rhodes

Great route. High in the grade I thought. Committing moves moving through the small roofs. Definately deserves a star
robbo - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/09 with Phil Jenks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09

john lynch - 2nd - 21/Feb/09 with rich armour

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

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

djp1 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/08 with Dom

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead - 17/Feb/08

vard - Lead - 2008

Lewis Stewart - Lead O/S - 2008 with Liz

Graded VS,4b in Peak Climbs Guidebook Stanage.
stevo smith - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/07 with Pam

towdman - 2nd - 18/Jul/07 with Graham Armitage

Graham Armitage - Lead - 18/Jul/07 with towdman

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Top crack was sweaty & horrible. Bargin.
Karl Wooffindin - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Jonothan Skully

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

scullymammoth - 2nd - 2007 with Karl Wooffingdon

Hannah Moulton - 2nd - 2007 with Rob Middleton, AD

mel holmes - Lead - 06/Nov/06 with nick w

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06

cem - 2nd - 05/Feb/06 with Graham Dolman

Chris Craggs - 2nd - 12/Oct/05 with Tony

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/05

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

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 27/Jul/02 with Laurie Smith

lithos - Lead O/S - Jun/02 with julie

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/02

Hidden - Solo - 06/Apr/02

Simon Caldwell - TR O/S - 2002 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/01

Mark Riley - 2nd - May/00 with Pete Oates

Roget - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/00

ste_d - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/98 with mik

Iain Thow - Lead - 10/May/98 with Doug, Dave Walch

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1996

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/93

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 09/May/93 with Andy Barker

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/87

Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/86

malc - Lead - 02/Jun/84

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/82

Tom V - 1980

Rog Wilko - 2nd - Apr/71 with ??

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
alp79, Narked4fun, gazdw, Hidden, jeffsheard, BB1, Hidden, nrhardy, martin48, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 83
hard HVS0 of 30
HVS0 of 30
easy HVS0 of 30
hard VS4 of 30
VS24 of 30
easy VS0 of 30
hard HS2 of 30
HS0 of 30
easy HS0 of 30
hard 5b0 of 29
5b0 of 29
easy 5b0 of 29
hard 5a0 of 29
5a3 of 29
easy 5a5 of 29
hard 4c20 of 29
4c1 of 29
easy 4c0 of 29
3 Stars2 of 24
2 Stars17 of 24
1 Star5 of 24
0 Stars0 of 24
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Style of ascent

Soloed13 of 144 (9.0%)
Lead73 of 144 (50.7%)
Followed47 of 144 (32.6%)
Toproped4 of 144 (2.8%)
Unknown7 of 144 (4.9%)

'Climbed'55 of 144 (38.2%)
clean O/S82 of 144 (56.9%)
clean β1 of 144 (0.7%)
clean rpt4 of 144 (2.8%)
dogged2 of 144 (1.4%)