Brown Windsor* VS 4b

Rockfax Description
Devious. Starting at a soft orange thread at the centre of the wall trend right to a square block. Step left and power over the bulge to below the big roof. Traverse away left until past the end of the roof and pull onto the slab for an easy finish, trending right. © ROCKFAX

FA. Ted Howard et al. 1957

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

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This climb is in 47 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

charley - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15 with JackD

Jackwd - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Charley Fell

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/15

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Sep/14

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/14 with Alex McCann

amccann - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/14

Ade in Sheffield - Lead - 26/Jul/14 with Emma C

Nigel Bond - Lead - 11/Jul/14 with Colin Hutton

khalidq - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/13 with Stephen Cousins, Nick Whelan

ColinD - Lead - 09/Jul/13 with Keith

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13

Got pumped out working out the tricky move, but then had a nice sit down rest on the block.
Becky E - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Maia

keith leonard - 2013

claregardiner - Lead - 26/May/12

richyg - 2nd - 26/May/12

cem - Lead rpt - 24/Mar/12 with Rob Truckle

tradguy - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/11 with John Mitchener

joemallia - Lead - 26/Jun/11 with Pete Whittaker, Paul Whittaker, Jill Whittaker

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/11

tradguy - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Ed Lamb

ed_1973 - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with paul highams

jshields - Lead - 15/May/10 with Ed James

What a nightmare...just couldn't do the bulge under the overhang before the traverse...too pumped and arms too short :-( had to be lowered off and then Alex had to downclimb to retrieve the gear. Humph! Dammit!
valentinesbabe - 2nd dnf - 04/Jul/09 with Alex Kelly

teflonpete - 2nd β - 27/Jun/09 with Barry

Absolute Quality - Two cruxes - Steeply overhanging pull before long traverse and moving onto slab after. Not sure if made it harder by pulling onto slab too early. Best route I've lead yet!
john.gaffney - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Peter Morrisdaboss

morrisdaboss - 2nd dog - 14/Jun/09 with JB

Laurence Everitt - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/09

one burly move up to the ledge. A bit awkward to protect, but the moves are reasonable.
adam carless - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Duncan Bourne

mick1jones - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Dave Williams

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Jools

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Jul/08

dangerousoldfool - 2nd O/S - May/08 with Mike O

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Graham Sheey

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/07

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

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/06

cem - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Eric Olson

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jul/05

phardman - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/02

Harder than the HS 4a it gets in the old guide
martroberts - Lead O/S - 24/May/98

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/95

Chris Ellis - Lead - 07/Aug/93 with Louise Pellett

Hidden - Solo - 22/Apr/90

babymoac - Solo - 02/May/82

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/81

Plastic rope and old pumps. Bloody Hell.
Ena - TR O/S - Aug/80 with Martin Trouse

Tom V - 1980

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