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Dovestones Wall** VD

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[Climbers on Dovestones Tor, 3 kb]20m. Worthwhile with a steep start, though inclined to be green and grubby after rain. Begin 2m right of the gully and climb pocketed rock to the slab. Head rightwards until below the overhangs, then back to the left to finish above Dovestone Gully. © ROCKFAX
FA. Albert Shutt 1949

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Photo: Climbers on Dovestones Tor © andybirtwistle
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 150 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/14

mikestr555 - Lead - 22/Sep/13

rohai545 - 2nd - 23/Aug/13 with Neil Henson

khalidq - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/13

Neil Henson - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/13 with Krish

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13

Andrew Barker - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/13 with Dan O'Flynn

danoflynn - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/13 with Andy Barker

DaveB61 - 2nd - 11/Jul/13 with Mike Dowsett

Julian Lane - Solo - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - 30/Jun/13

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

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/13

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

SuperLee1985 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

JHiley - 2nd - 07/Jun/13 with Zuzana

kp64zl - 2nd - Dec/12 with Philip S

JonBray - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Charlie

runestone - 2nd - 08/Sep/12 with Liz

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/12

jwa - 2nd - 15/Jul/12 with Barney Anderson

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

hotfeet - 2nd - 14/Jul/12 with Mac

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo - 27/May/12

Hidden - Solo - 26/May/12

scott.hill - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12 with Brendan Mackrill

stephen Rowley - 2nd O/S - 2012 with Marc Colbeck

tzettle - 2012

danoflynn - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Andy Barker

Adam_42 - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Harriet, Stu

One of the best easy routes Ive ever done, would be even better if it was bit cleaner.
Brannock - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Oct/11

The Nine Edges
mountaingoatgirl - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/11

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/11

gseywald - Lead - 24/Jul/11 with Dave

John Newbiggin - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11

samsimpson - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11 with John Newbiggin

nick ferro - 26/Jun/11 with Dioni

jiggerypokery - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Simon Langley

Budge - Solo - 06/May/11

Ron - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Steve A

Neil led after I bottled it !!!!! Anyway glad I did as there was very little gear.
Alaric - TR O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Helen, Paul F, Paul L, Neil

sims - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Jonno

Fidel's lead
joemallia - 2nd β - 23/Apr/11 with Jill Whittaker, Fidel Sciamanna

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/11

skittles - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Heather Williams

petellis - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Bex

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 10/Apr/11 with Andrew

andrew549 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Greame

Becky E - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Peter Ellis

robal - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with corin wilson

Lovely climb but not much gear
Nicholas Livesey - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Lucie Sedlarova

Hidden - Lead - 2011

PAJames - 2011

the power - 2011

99bolivar - 05/Nov/10 with self protected

Guy Wilson - 13/Oct/10 with Paulo

pabbage - 13/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/10

Steep start is a bit of an understatement. A bit sparse on gear where you really want it.
CathS - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Neil Lloyd

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

MD - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with Heg

Howard J - Lead rpt - 27/Jun/10 with Richard Bonheyo, Helen Severn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10

j.hubbard - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Dave Wheeler

Nice long route
Nick Smith - UKC - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10

Claire Molloy - TR - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/10

keefe - 05/Jun/10 with Tansy

With Millie, Mac and Jake too.
PenJD - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Duz Walker

Hidden - 24/Apr/10

Joemanglerocks - Lead - 24/Apr/10 with Tim Knight

TimKnight - 2nd - 24/Apr/10 with Paul Anker

disturbed_one51 - 2nd - 10/Apr/10 with Luke Goddard

MRichardson - TR - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/10

Ken Taylor - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09

Roget - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/09

Meandering, green and poorly protected IMO. Some nice easy moves though.
graphiclunarkid - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with arctic jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 22/Aug/09 with Rich

Easy but worth it.. the whole wall looks pretty funky
JonathanJones - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Al Breen

abreen - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Dan Breen

Russell Lovett - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/09 with alone

Howard J - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Helen Severn

willson - 2nd - 24/May/09 with Phil Stubbs

no gear until first grassy ledge, or is it just me?
pog100 - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Gilly Markham

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

Submit to Gravity - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Phil Lucas

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/08

dpmUK - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Hugh

practicalcat - 2nd - 30/Jul/08 with Amanda Newham

hardoreVdiffBen - Lead - 20/Jul/08 with jules

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Harry Martin

slacky - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/08 with James Allsopp

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/08

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/08

Matthallinan - Solo - 02/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/08

Cold and windy - Matt topped out in driving hail.
bullethead - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/08 with Matt Howe

Hidden - 2008

BenedictIEP - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/07 with Karl Walton

Really nice route.
Darrell Read - Lead - 04/Nov/07 with Simon Hall

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Nov/07

mol - Lead - 04/Nov/07 with Heather Driscoll

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 08/Sep/07

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Chris Fitzhugh & Jim

RichardMc - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/07 with Angel Vila

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/07

max_chan - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/07 with Lou

Alfredo - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Jen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/07 with Sarah Stirling

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/07

Brown - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/07 with Laurence King

Hidden - Solo - 17/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jun/07

Kirill - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Dina, Ilia

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Jaime

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

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Little Old Lady

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/07

colin milton - Solo - 04/Sep/06

cem - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/06

orge - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/05 with Melanie Michon

Nice
Simon K - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/04 with PR

Stone Muppet - 2004

Phil West - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/03 with Chris Tan

Simon Caldwell - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/03

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 21/Jun/03

slacky - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/01 with Gary Shephard

Iain Thow - Solo - 28/Aug/99

babymoac - 1982

Gordon Stainforth - Solo - 31/Aug/81 with Nick Gregory

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/81

Ena - Aug/80 with Martin Trouse

Tom V - 1980

Nigel Bond - Lead - 18/Jul/78 with Tony Cuddy, Martin Crosby

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jun/76

mikej - Solo - 27/Oct/73

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Claire Molloy, Hidden

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Style of ascent

Soloed38 of 150 (25.3%)
Lead51 of 150 (34.0%)
Followed42 of 150 (28.0%)
Toproped3 of 150 (2.0%)
Unknown16 of 150 (10.7%)

'Climbed'65 of 150 (43.3%)
clean O/S78 of 150 (52.0%)
clean β1 of 150 (0.7%)
clean rpt6 of 150 (4.0%)