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Oliver's Twist VS 4b

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8m. The left-hand crack of a pair (or both) just right of the main corner gives a couple of good jamming moves to a holly. © ROCKFAX
FA. Oliver Woolcock 1963
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This climb is in 39 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/14

mikestr555 - Lead - 13/Apr/14

williap - Lead - 13/Apr/14 with verity cross

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14

Wrongly described in Rockfax (1st Ed) - horrible
timreynolds - Lead dnf - 13/Apr/14 with Steve Taylor

AshBash - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

amccann - 2nd - 12/Nov/13

Teappleby - Lead - 12/Nov/13 with Alex McCann

SteveM - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with SteveM

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/12 with Steve Grove

With a very enjoyable fall while trying to top out! The downside was it meant doing the crux again since I ended up below it.
Harri777 - Lead - 22/Sep/12 with David Barlow

nick ferro - 16/Sep/12 with Oli Birkill

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Oct/11

Tough little route , pumpy towards the top , rather grubby start and exit . Some good cimbing in between
glennofsheff - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with chris loneragan

First trad climb for sometime, I dragged my way up but got there eventually!
Montygoo - 2nd - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/11

rylett - Lead - 15/Apr/11 with Moritz Lessman

glad to find other people think this is tough for VS 4b. Almost came off but just about managed to down climb it to a rest.
gethin_allen - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/11 with Chris

seriously undergraded this is more like 5a 5 b beware
philb - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Oct/10

Fell off on first attempt after getting stuck in an awkward position between the two cracks. God knows what I was doing. An inauspicious start to the day! Much easier second attempt, stuck to the left hand crack only and it felt more like the VS warm-up I was looking for..
Si dH - Lead RP - 28/Apr/10 with Chris Foster

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/10

Bit of a shock for the grade. Pumped out.
jack89 - Lead dnf - 08/Apr/10 with gaz_jones

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09

did not enjoy this climb. Definitely not 4b.
duzinga - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/08 with Stu Bolton

c_s_hawkins - 29/Apr/07 with sarah

Hidden - 2007

Brown - Solo O/S - 30/Nov/06

Hidden - Solo - 04/Nov/06

Very hard for 4b!
JohnHutch - 2nd O/S - 19/May/06 with SC

Si Croft - Lead - 19/May/06 with JH

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/05

cem - 2nd - 09/Jan/05 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/02

Hidden - Solo - 07/May/90

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/89

mikej - Solo - 13/Oct/74

Voting
Total votes cast 39
hard HVS0 of 13
HVS0 of 13
easy HVS2 of 13
hard VS5 of 13
VS3 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard HS3 of 13
HS0 of 13
easy HS0 of 13
hard 4c0 of 12
4c0 of 12
easy 4c8 of 12
hard 4b1 of 12
4b3 of 12
easy 4b0 of 12
hard 4a0 of 12
4a0 of 12
easy 4a0 of 12
3 Stars0 of 14
2 Stars0 of 14
1 Star7 of 14
0 Stars5 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 39 (17.9%)
Lead15 of 39 (38.5%)
Followed14 of 39 (35.9%)
Unknown3 of 39 (7.7%)

'Climbed'18 of 39 (46.2%)
clean O/S17 of 39 (43.6%)
clean RP1 of 39 (2.6%)
dogged1 of 39 (2.6%)
dnf2 of 39 (5.1%)