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Jelly Baby HVS 5b

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[Unkown climber on Jelly Baby., 2 kb]6m. Wobble up the narrow leaning groove. It is quite technical and also escapable. © ROCKFAX
FA. Chris Addy 1977

Photo: Unkown climber on Jelly Baby. © D Berry
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This climb is in 59 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

nick ferro - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Andrew Edwards, Oli Birkill

Just tried the crack - hard!
batterj2 - TR dnf - 30/Mar/14 with Rhiannon

Definitely no easier than E1 5c with the use of the right arete. found this nails!
Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/13 with micki

Tried to do it as a lead, but gave up after placing one bit of gear. Seconded it then, but still really hard. Definitely not HVS.
MSchobitz - 2nd - 27/Nov/13 with Calum

amccann - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/13

Teappleby - 2nd - 12/Nov/13 with Alex McCann

Not really, used the ledges on the slab on the right. Guide says E1 5c, would be nails to only use the crack.
Olli-C - 2nd - 28/Apr/13 with Dan Gyi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13

Preplaced gear
Clemmo - Lead dog - 04/Apr/13 with Tom Davies

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/13

Only did about two crack moves, cheated shamelessly on the rest.
Daniel Heath - 2nd β - 01/Feb/13 with Remus

stingray_tara - 2nd dnf - 06/Oct/12 with Roger Hamilton-Smith

riddle - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Tara

I've yet to fail to onsight a 5c crack but I couldn't do this at 5b (apparently!)I got a high cam in from the ground, had quite a few goes at the start and down climbed many times. Then gave it full commitment and ended up slapping the sloping jug on the right(off route). Even slapping that sloping hold felt like 6a so I guess sticking to the route might be 6b. All felt a bit silly really
martroberts - Lead dnf - 22/Sep/12

The move at the lower half to reach the break was very hard without touching the arete - I felt it to be 6a/6b (for my height). I didn't fall but in the end I climbed down to the ground and gave up. I spotted a chipped scar - did it used to be a decent finger hold, possibly? Then the grade would make more sense.
masa-alpin - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/12 with Lee P

Hard not to step on and off route. I ran out of steam placing gear but very attractive line.
helenstuart - Lead dog - 06/May/12 with Mike

Think I had wee lean on the rope! Felt desperate and blinkers required to stay on route.
climbinmunkey - 2nd dog - 06/May/12 with Helen

Carter - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with Jack

spragglerocks - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Steve M

Stepped across to replace jammed nut with friend
SteveM - Lead - 25/Feb/12 with Rachael

Seemed daft not to use the odd hold on Face Climb No.2.
kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2012

with shunt
wirralclimber1984 - Solo O/S - 16/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Oct/11

Danny Crump - TR - 28/Aug/11 with Richard Vaughan

smollett - Lead - 22/Jul/11 with oliver

Hidden - May/11

Found this desperate! Can you use the arete and ledges on the next route? Either way it's still tough. The loud snapping sound my ankle made while climbing put me off slightly (at which point I probably should've stopped)
howlingbaboon - TR dog - 26/Feb/11

mwatson - 2011

pie_eater_pete - Lead - 23/Nov/10 with bwestwood

bwestwood - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/10

J.Wells - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Jasmine Taplin

lizzie789 - 2nd dog - 30/May/10 with Alasdair88

sopaz - TR dog - May/10

john lynch - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with simon smith

gets E1 5c in the rockfax guide - might be a bit too protected for E1 (peg scars take small nuts/microwires) but consistant stiff 5B moves and pumpy when placing gear. easily escapable on the right tho :(
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/10 with Christine Hall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

pedro.silva - 2nd dog - 14/Mar/10 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09

duzinga - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Katie

Katie Marshall - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with Tuze

Matt Fry - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Dafydd Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/08

Becky E - 2nd dog - 23/May/08 with Charles Mason

Mr Powly - Lead - 18/May/08 with Chris Wall

DavidR - 2nd O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Feb/08

robal - Lead O/S - 2008

Lewis Stewart - Lead O/S - 2008 with Eddie and Claire

Bob - 16/Dec/07

pauldr - Lead β - Jul/07 with gordon

Hidden - 2007

drysori - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/04

lese4rsi - Lead - 08/Aug/04 with Andy

mikeshewring - 2nd - Dec/03

Mark Kemball - Lead - 11/Mar/83 with Aamir Butt

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Voting
Total votes cast 42
hard E12 of 14
E10 of 14
easy E110 of 14
hard HVS2 of 14
HVS0 of 14
easy HVS0 of 14
hard VS0 of 14
VS0 of 14
easy VS0 of 14
hard 5c0 of 16
5c1 of 16
easy 5c12 of 16
hard 5b2 of 16
5b1 of 16
easy 5b0 of 16
hard 5a0 of 16
5a0 of 16
easy 5a0 of 16
3 Stars0 of 12
2 Stars0 of 12
1 Star5 of 12
0 Stars6 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 59 (3.4%)
Lead31 of 59 (52.5%)
Followed18 of 59 (30.5%)
Toproped4 of 59 (6.8%)
Unknown4 of 59 (6.8%)

'Climbed'18 of 59 (30.5%)
clean O/S25 of 59 (42.4%)
clean β2 of 59 (3.4%)
dogged9 of 59 (15.3%)
dnf5 of 59 (8.5%)