Crab Wall* HS 4b
[Graeme seconding Crab Wall (S) at Bowden Doors, 2 kb]Climb steeply then follow the large rounded flakes to the top with hardly a sideways move in sight. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Graeme seconding Crab Wall (S) at Bowden Doors © saph
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 270 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/14

dpovey - 2nd - 11/Oct/14

sarah hawker - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/14 with bob

Mike Soulby - Lead - 24/Aug/14 with Scott Hill

scott.hill - TR O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Ali Mortazavi, Mike Soulby

Klingon - Lead - 07/Aug/14 with Clyde

cpforbes - Solo rpt - 13/Jul/14

malteserEd - Lead - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Jul/14

David Cowley - 2nd rpt - 24/Jun/14

daWalt - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/14 with Lisa

blackreaver - TR rpt - 06/Jun/14 with Greg

GAshby - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/14

FraserMcClennan - Lead O/S - 18/May/14

robertmichaeladams - Solo - 05/May/14 with Wanneys

Madden - 2nd β - 03/May/14 with Connall Brown

in guide book says S but defo HS :)
TheNorthDwarf - Lead - 03/May/14 with Mathew Madden

watson.b - 2nd rpt - 05/Apr/14 with JCairney87

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Mar/14

blackreaver - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Rob, Tom L

a13x - Lead - 19/Feb/14 with Jessie Harris

LHumble - 2014

Klingon - Solo - 06/Dec/13

petegunn - Lead - 29/Oct/13 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Oct/13

Klingon - Solo - 29/Oct/13

Klingon - Solo - 08/Oct/13

Klingon - Solo - 28/Sep/13

Klingon - Solo - 22/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Sep/13

cpforbes - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/13

ewan i - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/13

Klingon - Solo - 22/Aug/13

Klingon - Solo - 16/Aug/13

Gabe Oliver - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Aug/13

dakidunn - TR - 16/Jul/13 with Gary Kempster

Simnel - TR - 16/Jul/13 with Gary

robertmichaeladams - Solo - 15/Jul/13

watson.b - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/13 with rich

ewan i - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/13

Richard Fletcher - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Ben Watson

The Big Sender - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/13

Roberttaylor - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Tom e

Daniel Sutherland - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/13 with Liam

KevB - Lead - 16/May/13 with Carl Sunley

robertmichaeladams - Solo - 07/May/13

rgd1977 - Lead rpt - 06/May/13

el diablo - 2nd - 04/May/13 with Ali Callum

Matt Dolan - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Simon K

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Lilian Chan

ecromwell - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Caspian James

Hidden - Solo - 02/Mar/13

fall-line - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/13 with Andy Wank, Sarah Kirton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/13

Liam Ingram - Solo rpt - 09/Jan/13

maryleese - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/13 with Chris Prescott

cpforbes - 2013

georgedunton - 2nd O/S - 02/Dec/12 with Ian J F Sutcliffe

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead rpt - 02/Dec/12 with George

Klingon - Lead - 04/Nov/12 with Nimble

Completely forgot I'd previously 2nded.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 21/Oct/12 with Amy Till

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 07/Oct/12 with Bex, Bethan

BethanWhite - 2nd - 07/Oct/12 with Bex, Rob

James90 - Lead - 07/Oct/12

Klingon - 2nd - 06/Oct/12 with Tony, Nimble

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/12

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 08/Sep/12 with Mike

Jugtastic
prog99 - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Fiona

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 02/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/12

Hidden - Solo - 26/Aug/12

Given Severe in our (local) guidebook, felt more like HS to me.. A nice route.
mike_tamanawis - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Andreas B

redshapedfriday - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/12 with tom anderson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 15/Jul/12

Gazlynn - 15/Jul/12

gibbermonkey - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/12

Hewitt - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/12

Klingon - 2nd - 10/Jun/12 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Joanna

David Cowley - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Dave Hewitt

Hewitt - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

dakidunn - Lead - 26/May/12 with John Haxon, Gary Kempster

Simnel - 26/May/12 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/12

ST3V10 - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

petellis - Lead dnf - 05/May/12 with Sloth

petellis - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with Sloth

joe king - 2nd - 01/May/12 with Rose, James Moore

Cassidy - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/12

Jay.Carr - Solo - 18/Mar/12

IanHope - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Tim

Hidden - Lead - 01/Mar/12

Very windy, we were getting blown off! Attempted to lead but got too tired near top and lowered off Sam M finished it. Wind made one of the moves high up very hard.
ieuanr - 2nd - 25/Feb/12

sjr - 2nd dog - 25/Feb/12 with Sam, Ieuan

didn't lead the whole thing just finished it so first two bits of pro already in
samuskus - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

Klingon - Lead - 11/Feb/12 with Nimble

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

djromberg - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11

Great Route
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - 2nd - 30/Oct/11 with Phil Soc

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Lizzie Jenkins

Klingon - 2nd - 17/Sep/11 with Capt Kirk

Klingon - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/11 with Nimble

dakidunn - 2nd - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/11

Simnel - TR - 04/Sep/11 with Tim

Anthony1 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11 with John L

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/11

Led on Chees's gear.
ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Cheese

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/11

Hidden - TR - 20/Aug/11

tom.n.walker - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/11 with Han Griffiths

Pushy for the grade
David Bulley - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Rach

nickevens - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Sylvie

andybirtwistle - Solo - 13/Jul/11

Thoms6974 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Andy W

Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Ross, Allan

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jul/11

Klingon - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/11 with Jack

Klingon - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Jack

David_Gledson - 2nd - 02/Jun/11 with Rich Timms

timmsy - Lead - 02/Jun/11 with David_Gledson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 21/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/11

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 03/Apr/11 with Bethan

BethanWhite - 2nd - 03/Apr/11 with Rob

Nic DW - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/11 with Andy (Austrian)

Nice climbing on nice chunky holds
rnotman67 - 2nd - 27/Mar/11 with Uncle Micky

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/11

Tricky start and could then place some gear. Had to keep moving after this because it was too steep for me to hang around. Good climb! I didn't find it easier than Scorpion...
markhammonds - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/11 with Claire Tunaley

Hidden - 14/Mar/11

a13x - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/11 with Sian B

pudding - 2nd O/S - 23/Feb/11 with alex peace

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/11

backpack - 2011

Phill_ Thompson - Lead - 2011

ferdia - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Clare Muir

Hidden - Solo - 25/Aug/10

mattyork2 - Solo - 21/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo - 12/Aug/10

MDowson - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with sam webb

Ian Jones - Solo O/S - 17/Jul/10

pimpy - Lead - 25/Jun/10 with Lindsey Kennedy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/10

D e b o h r a h - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/10 with Janey Kennedy

pmordue - Lead O/S - 21/May/10

jonb23 - 2nd - 15/May/10 with Louis Wallace

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/10

StrangeBrew - Lead dog - 17/Apr/10

BUZZ1984 - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Ian Mckenzie

lizzie_malc - 2nd - 21/Mar/10 with Charlotte Simmons

duncman - 2nd O/S - 2010 with josh wyatt

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

danjw - 2010

frenchpeter - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 04/Nov/09

oliverk - Lead - 01/Nov/09 with Malcolm

rclarke - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with andy gilbert

daWalt - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Helen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/09

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09

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

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - Oct/09

andybroadway - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Heike Puchan

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/09

qboyd - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/09 with David

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/09

CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Janey Kennedy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09

Lawrie Brand - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/09 with Dougie Harvey

dougs1232 - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/09 with Lawrie Brand

Daniel Sutherland - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/09 with wendy

david morse - Solo - 25/May/09 with andy+ben

brayg01 - Lead rpt - 14/May/09 with Fergus

odox - Solo - 10/May/09

vanderz - Lead O/S - 02/May/09

Trevera - Lead - 02/May/09 with Pawel Dawidsziuk

Hidden - May/09

Sean Bell - Lead - 22/Apr/09 with Ryan

ropeaccessryan - 2nd - 22/Apr/09 with sean

CalumC - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Andy and Charlie

jonny taylor - 2nd - 05/Apr/09 with James B

Short and strenuous, but technically not too bad.
barney800 - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Jonny Taylor

stukent - 2nd - 22/Mar/09 with Ciaran Treanor

Ardginny - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/09 with Stu Kent

Boy - Mar/09 with Fiona Fullwood

beckybray1 - 2nd - 2009

BobbyG - 2009

Pumpy
Andysomething - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Mark Binney

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Oct/08

LittleLuka - 2nd - 14/Sep/08 with Tim

BelleVedere - 2nd - 30/Aug/08 with Mike Lauder

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

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/08 with -

Hidden - 30/Jun/08

pocketsarah - 2nd - 29/Jun/08 with kris

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/08 with Sean

Sean Bell - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/08 with Tim

Hidden - Lead - 11/May/08

Elsier - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Ian

tim402 - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/08 with tommy

Murph - Solo - Mar/08 with Jason

Jimmy O - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/08 with Andy Blackett and Jonny Taylor

mattyork2 - 2nd - 24/Feb/08 with Jenny Clarke

jonny taylor - 2nd - 24/Feb/08 with Andy B

brayg01 - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Sandy Beare

Jenny Clarke - Lead O/S - Feb/08 with mattyork2

rockjock - 2008

Ben101 - 2008

shouter - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/07

pwrenwick - 2nd - 15/Sep/07 with Russ Warne

Hidden - Lead - 13/Sep/07

jaybob - Lead - Sep/07 with ally

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/07

andyandy - Lead - 26/Aug/07 with Phil

MG50 - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/07 with Keith & Mark

Chad123 - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/07 with Emily

jamiev - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/07

Very steep and bad attack of Elvis leg
Colin Matheson - Lead - 22/Aug/07 with Claire NMC

Pretty strenuous!
bigbobbyking - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/07 with Peter King

JLS - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/07 with Jacqui

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Lindsay

Woodiee - 2nd O/S - May/07 with Jim Stanton

jimstanton - Lead - May/07 with Mav

Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Mar/07

Laura Hamlet - Solo - 03/Mar/07 with Birty,Jamie, Andy

Hidden - 2nd β - 24/Jan/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/07

liam humble - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 02/Dec/06

Brown - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Solo

Surprised I got onto this unaided. It's awkward when you're 5ft 4 inches.
saph - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/06 with Murph and Graeme H

Dane - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/05 with Hedgecock

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/05

barney_edin - Lead - 01/Feb/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/04

The Lead I'm most proud of. The (1979) guide book says Severe
BelleVedere - Lead O/S - 29/May/04 with Paul Smith

Ken Applegate - Lead - 25/Sep/03 with Alan Duncan

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/03

the abmmc - 2nd - 10/May/03 with Karl Rowe

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 09/Nov/02 with Sean R

Hidden - 06/Oct/02

Hidden - 01/Jul/01

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/99

Roget - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/98

Trobbo - Solo - 31/Mar/98

John Pickles - Solo O/S - 1998

jonesieboy - Jun/94

stuart100 - Solo O/S - 08/May/94

Hidden - 1994

Marti999 - AltLd - 1993

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

rob.grafton - Solo - 26/May/91 with Bruce

steviewindsurf - 1988

Hammy - Solo - 11/Oct/86

Paul Clarke - 1980 with NUMC

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