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Abanana** E1 5c

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[First E1. Abanana at Bowden, 2 kb]The centre of the right side of the wall gives a precarious pitch on rounded holds and with little in the way of gear. © ROCKFAX
A bit bold, wouldn't bother with gear as there is nowhere to put it. Good fun though

Photo: First E1. Abanana at Bowden © Graham T
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 90 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

samwillo - Lead - 11/Mar/14 with Malin Kvist

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2014

mshorter - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/13

I placed a low runner but it was really a solo.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/13 with emily, will roper, topher

wolverine - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Matt Sparkes

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 12/May/13

Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 17/Feb/13 with Will

Had to have a long think before committing to stepping up mid way.
salix - Solo β - 17/Feb/13

Trevera - Solo - 22/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo - May/12

First E1, delicate climbing but felt confident.
peter.herd - Solo - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo - Mar/12

Matt Harle - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/12

Had a wobbler, and had to have a safety leash dropped a bit below the top. Very embarrassing.
Alex Winter - Solo - 19/Feb/12

Souljah - Solo - 22/Jan/12 with Andi and Gus

ewan i - 16/Nov/11

Found this a bit exciting tonight in the fading light, holds felt sandy at the top too....
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 29/Sep/11 with Sophie B

naffan - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Tom HS, Tom E

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 31/Jul/11

andybirtwistle - Solo - 13/Jul/11

lead first half then bottled it and got a toprope
Scotsken - TR - 08/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/11

Sandy and rounded... Not a great soloing combo!! Eeeek
Cragrat Rich - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/11

Above 2 mats.
andrew sandercock - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/11 with Chrismo

Very pleasant solo in the setting sun, gets easier but higher as you go up....
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 26/Feb/11 with Kiwi Steve, Emily

backpack - 2011

My first proper E1, found it in great knick. All the grip you could ever want.
Ardginny - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/10

much easier when its dry ;)
Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 03/Jul/10

NaomiHart - Solo - 30/Jun/10

PeteH - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Mark Hawkins

hawkins321 - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with naomi hart

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

scott gibson - 2010

took me a few goes to boulder out the start, with beta off bert.
Ewan Russell - Solo RP - 18/Oct/09 with luumc people

Andy Moles - Solo rpt - 04/Oct/09 with yummiks

ferdia - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/09

dj_brigham05 - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/09

CalumC - Solo rpt - 20/May/09

odox - Solo O/S - 10/May/09

7om - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/09 with Jon Chittenden

Hidden - 30/Jun/08

Managed to get the bottle to finally solo this, took a while. The start getting to the break is hard, the rest is easy but slightly scary.
beegsyboy - Solo RP - 14/Mar/08

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/08 with -

jazzyjackson - Lead - 30/Sep/07 with Ally

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

Had to be rescued by top rope mid route...
JLS - Solo dnf - 11/Aug/07

Chris(cface!) - 2007

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

Russell Lovett - Sent rpt - 29/Oct/06

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

Stuart S - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/06 with Amanda Lyons

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/06

Russell Lovett - Sent - 15/Jan/06

gaz.marshall - 2006

barney_edin - Solo O/S - 29/May/05

Graham T - Solo O/S - Aug/04

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 27/Mar/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/01

Ryan Clancy - Lead O/S - 2001 with Ben McRae

Beardyman - 2000

Dave Kerr - Solo - 18/Sep/99

ChrisJD - Solo - 11/Sep/99

john irving - 1999

Hidden - Lead - May/98

John Pickles - Solo O/S - 1998

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/96

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 02/Sep/95 with Al H

tlr - Solo - 14/Apr/95

stuart100 - Lead O/S - 08/May/94 with Ian Brown

William Robertson - Solo O/S - 1994 with Emily

John Southworth - Solo O/S - Oct/93

Hidden - Solo - 28/Jul/93

whispering nic - Solo O/S - Jun/93

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/92

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

Tony Little - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/91

Evoman - Solo - Apr/91 with solo

kato'sdad - Lead - 1991 with Jerry Mattinson

kato'sdad - Solo - 1991

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/90

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/89

Hidden - Solo - 28/Oct/89

Delicate but not really that hard - must have been having an on-form day.
allmag - Solo - 01/May/89

Rich Kirby - Solo - 1989 with Will (S. Williamson)

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/82

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Beano, Hidden, a13x, Ian Jones

Voting
Total votes cast 40
hard E20 of 14
E20 of 14
easy E20 of 14
hard E12 of 14
E18 of 14
easy E13 of 14
hard HVS1 of 14
HVS0 of 14
easy HVS0 of 14
hard 6a0 of 14
6a0 of 14
easy 6a1 of 14
hard 5c2 of 14
5c9 of 14
easy 5c0 of 14
hard 5b2 of 14
5b0 of 14
easy 5b0 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed62 of 90 (68.9%)
Lead13 of 90 (14.4%)
Followed3 of 90 (3.3%)
Toproped1 of 90 (1.1%)
Bouldered2 of 90 (2.2%)
Unknown9 of 90 (10.0%)

'Climbed'38 of 90 (42.2%)
clean O/S40 of 90 (44.4%)
clean β1 of 90 (1.1%)
clean rpt8 of 90 (8.9%)
clean RP2 of 90 (2.2%)
dnf1 of 90 (1.1%)