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Found this a lot easier than 7 years back and even found some half decent gear too!
Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/14 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 09/Aug/14 with Fiona

watson.b - 2nd rpt - 26/Jul/14 with JCairney87

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Max, Tom Eadington, Robert Taylor

keith hal - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14 with martin and katrina

martinh13 - 2nd - 30/Jun/14 with Keith, Kat

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/14

andrew sandercock - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14

blackreaver - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Ollie, Katie

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

ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/14 with Susan Pinkney, Ana Piris

ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 18/May/14 with Ana Piris, Teresa Torrents

ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 05/May/14 with Agnieszka

Agnieszka - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with Glen

ferdia - 2nd - 03/May/14 with Eddy Cole

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/May/14

Lovely
ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/14 with Teresa Torrents

David Cowley - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Mar/14

Klingon - Solo - 01/Mar/14

David Cowley - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Chris Smith

Klingon - Solo - 09/Jan/14

LHumble - 2014

Klingon - Solo - 06/Dec/13

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/13

Klingon - Solo - 29/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 20/Oct/13

Klingon - Solo - 08/Oct/13

CallumSmith - Lead O/S - Oct/13

Klingon - Solo - 28/Sep/13

Klingon - Solo - 22/Sep/13

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/13 with Emma

Klingon - Lead - 14/Sep/13

joem - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/13

FraserMcClennan - Lead RP - 26/Aug/13

Klingon - Solo - 22/Aug/13

Simnel - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with Andy H

Klingon - Solo - 16/Aug/13

Klingon - Solo - 13/Aug/13

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

Lee Wilson - 2nd - 10/Aug/13 with Chris Scott

Klingon - Solo - 31/Jul/13

Second time this year my leader contrived to forget screwgates and belay device
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - 2nd - 20/Jul/13 with Amy Till

jonnysims - 2nd - 20/Jul/13 with Brian Pasco

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Ed Sciberras

Klingon - Solo - 11/Jul/13

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

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

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

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Liam

Hidden - 29/Jun/13

remi_mcm - 2nd - 29/Jun/13

JenGraham - 2nd - 29/Jun/13 with Remi McMurtry

Klingon - Solo - 29/Jun/13

tjrukc - Lead - 28/May/13

DaveAtkinson - Lead - 06/May/13 with jw

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

CatherineP - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with Jonathan Powell

EalCapitan - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Oliver Millington

bit wet and slippery but pleasant. definitely one for the bowden solo circuit.
65m moderate millington - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/13 with ieuanr

Zumoid - 24/Feb/13

First route after finger injury
ieuanr - 2nd - 24/Feb/13 with Olly

Liam Ingram - Solo rpt - 09/Jan/13

Marq - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/13 with Vicky Lisle

Vicky L - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/13 with Marq

ianjfsutcliffe - Solo O/S - 02/Dec/12 with George

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

Dom Cordner - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

watson.b - 2nd β - 09/Oct/12 with nicky

08nbrierley - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/12 with ben watson

Liam Ingram - Lead rpt - 29/Sep/12 with Freshers

sarah hawker - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with bob

Hidden - Solo - 28/Aug/12

redshapedfriday - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/12 with jess

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

Hidden - 2nd β - 15/Jul/12

Chris wilson - Lead - 01/Jul/12 with Harry

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

benchwarmer - Solo - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/May/12

Badam - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12 with lee

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Marzia

barni - 25/Mar/12 with Ami

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/12

dakidunn - 2nd - 11/Mar/12

Simnel - TR - 11/Mar/12 with Tony S

katyhope - TR O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Tony Shorter

Anthony1 - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/12 with Katy Hope, Mark D, John L

Solo'd! Idiot! Then brought Nimble up.
Klingon - Solo - 11/Feb/12

Klingon - 2nd - 31/Dec/11 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

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

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Oct/11

1st proper lead
Tom Macleod - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

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

got too pumped trying to faff about with the 1st bit of gear, had no strength to pull up over so gave up. managed no problem on a second.
jjax - 2nd dnf - 09/Oct/11 with vickie

a lot easier on a second without the pumpy arms
jjax - 2nd β - 09/Oct/11 with Andrew

crombie - Lead rpt - 03/Oct/11 with Lee

Got seriously pumped after paffing about with gear, lowered off in shame
crombie - Lead dnf - 03/Oct/11 with Lee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Oct/11

Nice! More like HS 4b as in guidebook.
Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/11

dakidunn - Lead - 17/Sep/11 with William Linn

Klingon - Solo - 10/Sep/11

dakidunn - TR - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - TR - 04/Sep/11

Simnel - 2nd - 04/Sep/11 with Tony S

brayg01 - TR β - 04/Sep/11 with Tim Davies

Anthony1 - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/11 with John L

rbruce - Lead - 01/Sep/11

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

Drew(yes im magic) - Lead - 01/Aug/11 with Brad Woodlands

andybirtwistle - Solo - 13/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11

barney_edin - 2nd - 24/Jun/11

Klingon - 2nd - 19/Jun/11 with Albert

andy_e - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/11

Had to downclimb after placing gear twice due to getting pumped.
Sarah Harri - Lead dog - 15/Jun/11 with Kate Slack

Michael Blakemore - Solo - 11/Jun/11

NiccyMac - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/11

Bob1984 - 2nd - 25/May/11 with Ric Procter

Hidden - Solo - 21/May/11

Kayls - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11

TomAnderson11 - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

andy_e - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11

andy_e - Solo rpt - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11

Simnel - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/11 with Alan

Euan Strachan - 2nd - 03/Apr/11 with Matt Dooner

odox - Solo - 27/Mar/11

howardduck101 - 26/Mar/11

Scottish78 - 2011

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2011

backpack - 2011

Hidden - Solo - 06/Nov/10

nice climb
THardSevere - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with fiona

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10

oliwarlow - Lead - 05/Sep/10 with Jo

AndyT1151 - 2nd - 31/Aug/10

Simnel - Lead - 28/Aug/10 with Stevie, Tony S

Anthony1 - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with Stephen T, Graham B, John L

AndyT1151 - Solo - 01/Aug/10

Backed off pulling over the bulge on lead.
Richard Alderton - 2nd - 29/Jul/10 with Ellie

smokeyj - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/10 with Spoons

Spoons - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10 with smokeyj

Spoons - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10 with smokeyj

Top-roped up to first bit of gear (placed by Rich), but led past there, which included crux.
EllieWoods - Lead - 29/Jul/10 with Rich

stukent - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Ciaran Treanor

Woodiee - Solo O/S - 15/May/10 with Duncan Carr

Klingon - Lead - 08/May/10 with Phil & Lucy

chris smith - Lead O/S - 08/May/10

Hidden - Lead - May/10

beckybray1 - 2nd - 16/Apr/10

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10

Alison2 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Matthew

the real dave - Lead - Apr/10

richy - Lead rpt - Apr/10

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

danjw - 2010

oliverk - 2nd - 01/Nov/09 with Malcolm

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Oct/09

fall-line - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Mark Hammonds, Jamie Johnston

markhammonds - 2nd - 11/Oct/09 with Jamie Johnston, Donald Slater

TomKingston - Lead - 04/Oct/09

j0shwyatt000 - Solo β - 17/Sep/09

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/09 with -

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

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/09

reubensampson - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Justyna Gemzala

SonicJ - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/09

sneaks - Lead O/S - 12/May/09 with Thomas

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

MS 4b. What sort of grade is that? Delicate start then steep and strenuous.
Rog Wilko - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Debbie Wilkinson

jonny taylor - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with Paul

odox - Solo - 13/Apr/09

Rose2 - Lead β - Apr/09 with Bott

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Feb/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Feb/09

thompson1000 - Lead - 2009

iangray - Lead - 2009 with Colin

christina H - 2009

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 2009

Simnel - 2nd - 2009

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - 2009

daWalt - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/08 with Pavla, Christian

Hidden - Solo rpt - 11/Oct/08

V-diff in my guide. Its quite bold and strenuous - but good holds. Probably agree with MS
BelleVedere - Lead - 13/Jul/08 with Mike Lauder

boglebadger - Lead - Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/08

tom rookes - TR O/S - Jun/08 with nick stewart

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/08

Jimmy O - 2nd O/S - 26/May/08 with Chris Saunter

heather.deane - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Stuart

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

petellis - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/08

wigwamheed - 2008 with paulo mostly

MarkDavies36 - 2008

gilldando - 2nd - 04/Nov/07 with Mike

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 08/Sep/07 with Jeanie

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

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

Fine route - good to stretch out for protectio before committing up over the bulge
Colin Matheson - Lead - 22/Aug/07 with Claire NMC

Eeek, didn't expect something quite so bold for a MS!
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 29/Jul/07 with Fiona

bigbobbyking - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/07 with Peter King

ed woods - Solo - 06/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/07

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

JLS - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Gavin R.

Rock Fairy - 2nd - 07/Apr/07 with david

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

gaz.marshall - Solo - 18/Feb/07

ed woods - Solo - 18/Feb/07

liam humble - 2007

Hay - Lead rpt - 2007 with Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Chad123 - Solo O/S - 10/Dec/06 with Huw and Viv

Dave Kerr - Solo O/S - 29/Oct/06

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

snowy owl - Lead - 16/Sep/06 with Adrian Gude

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/06

Dane - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/05 with Hedgecock

snowy owl - Lead - 05/Dec/03 with Neil Rutherford

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

colin milton - Lead - 24/Aug/03 with simon murphy

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/03

dave o - Lead O/S - Nov/02 with Steven Orr

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/02 with Sean R

Hidden - Lead - 06/Oct/02

Hidden - 20/Sep/01

Beardyman - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Oct/99

john irving - 1999

Roget - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/98

John Pickles - Solo O/S - 1998

chris sm - Solo O/S - Jul/97

BobbyMotherwell - Lead - May/97

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/95

Hidden - Solo - 1995

jonesieboy - Jun/94

Hidden - 1994

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jul/93

Iain Thow - Solo - 27/Mar/93

Marti999 - AltLd - 1993

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

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

kato'sdad - Solo - 1991

steviewindsurf - 1988

Neil R - Solo - 08/Aug/87 with Sharon

malc - Solo - 04/May/87

Hammy - Solo - 11/Oct/86

auldscotal - Lead O/S - 1983 with ?

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/May/80

Hidden - Solo - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - 1980

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hard S2 of 25
S2 of 25
easy S15 of 25
hard MS0 of 25
MS5 of 25
easy MS1 of 25
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HVD0 of 25
easy HVD0 of 25
hard 4c0 of 23
4c0 of 23
easy 4c0 of 23
hard 4b1 of 23
4b20 of 23
easy 4b2 of 23
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Style of ascent

Soloed71 of 263 (27.0%)
Lead100 of 263 (38.0%)
Followed63 of 263 (24.0%)
Toproped6 of 263 (2.3%)
Alt Leads1 of 263 (0.4%)
Unknown22 of 263 (8.4%)

'Climbed'135 of 263 (51.3%)
clean O/S94 of 263 (35.7%)
clean β7 of 263 (2.7%)
clean rpt22 of 263 (8.4%)
clean RP1 of 263 (0.4%)
dogged2 of 263 (0.8%)
dnf2 of 263 (0.8%)