Wild and Woolly** E1 5b
[Charles Arthur attacking the sloping breaks of Wild and Woolly (E1 5b) at Stanage End, 3 kb]16m.

Rockfax Description
From the remains of a wall, move left to good holds in the break. Climb straight up, keeping just right of the arete, to the final ledge of Right-hand Tower. The original finish is up the left side of the nose using a small flake at E2 5c though topping out as for Right-hand Tower is more in keeping with the lower section. © ROCKFAX

FA. Chris Craggs 1995

Photo: Charles Arthur attacking the sloping breaks of Wild and Woolly (E1 5b) at Stanage End © Penny Allchin
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DanChad - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/15 with Chris Murray

Finished right as per rockfax.
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - 2nd - 04/Oct/15 with Dan Chadfield

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 18/Oct/14 with David Forster

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/14

morganator - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/14 with Al Willoner

Round. Tricky to see and place gear as all holds slopers. Best to do quickly !
rurp - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14 with bill farmer

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Tom Ripley, Olli Crudge

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/14

Palindrome - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14

jogh - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Vincent

vinni - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/14 with James

First proper E1, fantastically slopey!
youwillfindjimbo - Lead β - 22/Feb/14

Dan Arkle - 2014

a bit of urgency required at the third break, had to continue up. Rope useless at that point.
mynyddresident - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13 with rich

MatthewH - 2nd - 29/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13

finished straight up, as seamed logical and the left hand finish looked harder
michael burrows - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Wyn, alexstudly

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

Hidden - 12/Jul/13

Gudge - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Helen B

helin - 2nd - 05/Jul/13 with chris

Tough for E1 5b because quite pushy in bottom half. Ground fall if come off before second gear placement.
climberchristy - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/13 with Ben Cole

Calder - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with Mark

Diggler - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Calder

hard last move
Ricky Rocks - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with steve_yo

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/12

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 29/Aug/11 with Mark Williams

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Wee man

Finished up right hand pillar most logical lline
Budge - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Carl Tiivas

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/11

Tough at grade.
Dave Foster - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Robin

The start feels a little bold until you get to about the 3rd break when you can get some useful gear in. If you like round slopey holds - this is the route for you.
robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Dave Foster

gazfellows - 2nd - 19/Mar/11 with shaun d

mwatson - 2011

Guy Atkinson - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Rachel Burgess, Matt Tregellas, Ben Silvestre

treg - 2nd - 24/Oct/10 with Rachel, Ben, Guy Atkinson

Chris Craggs nightmare special delux version of a rounded shelf fest! Finished up right hand side, as i'd had plenty enough shenanigans by then
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/10

Climber1806 - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/10

Maxim2023 - Lead O/S - Sep/10 with Matt Smith

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/10

Nice slopper
FlorianCastagne - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with CÚdric Claert

nacnud - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Natalie Tanzer

natalietanzer - 2nd - 22/May/10 with nacnud

mark20 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

Jethro - Lead - Mar/10 with Richard Sharpe

kingholmesy - 2nd O/S - 2010 with Tom Eagle

sadams - Lead - 10/Oct/09 with Ed Brown

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/09

AJ007 - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09

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

topped out as per suggested right hand tower finish, rounded holds but not too bad.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/09 with Rob

Ketu - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/09 with Graeme H

Couldn't quite nail the crux
Lil'Lou - TR dnf - 05/Jul/09

BeccaSnowden - 2nd dog - 26/Apr/09 with Tom

Original finish. Scary sloping holds all the way up!
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Becca

Michael led, horrifically sloping holds all the way up! Couldnt help but think we were a bit far left when touching the arete so tried to keep further to the right but the holds really are quite bad, especially on a warm day! Good effort by Mike, left hand finish claiming the E2, found it quite hard, but was soon to find the right hand finish just as hard...
Reaver2k - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Tom Dixon, Michael, Becca

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09

figfour - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with ken

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Sep/08

HughM - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Shane Norton

tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

jamesturnbull - Lead - 2007

great debate as to whether I went slightly off route!
Caralynh - TR - 13/Oct/06 with Fiend

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/06

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Almost fell off when my finger went funny, rapid retreat followed.
Lev - Lead dnf - 01/May/05 with Luke Thomas

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/04

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 01/May/04 with Anthony Hams

cem - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/04 with Rod Strachan

Hidden - Lead - Aug/03

cem - 2nd - 30/Mar/03 with Liam Mark, Neil Northrop

Hidden - TR - Aug/02

tuftynick - Lead - 2001

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E111 of 20
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