High Neb Buttress Variations** VS 5a
[Consulting The Route Up High Neb Buttress Variations, 2 kb]20m. Variations on a theme. Climb the thin crack (crux - hard) to the break. Continue in the same line to the crux of the original, then traverse left to good runners (small Friends). Mantelshelf to better holds and continue up the left-hand side of the face. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+.

Photo: Consulting The Route Up High Neb Buttress Variations © Luke Parnell
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 254 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Gudge - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/14 with Leon Winchester

mantle!!
scarmichael - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14

100 IAD No. 34
sparkass - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/14

Mike Bayley - 2nd - 07/Sep/14 with Peter Nedern

Hidden - 04/Aug/14

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/14 with Debbie

Luke Parnell - TR - 27/Jul/14

Theeni - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with John McEvoy

Couldn't commit to the first move
timreynolds - Lead - 14/Jun/14 with Phill Blight

etrillaud - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14

r.greaves - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with steve coughlan

Albachoss - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Andrew.W

andrew549 - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Alex Banks

Tried the starting moves a couple of years back and couldn't commit. Breezed them today with the aid of a pad to soften the potential fall area. Nice route.
Adam_42 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Will Evans

mapperley samurai - 2nd - 08/Mar/14 with Michael H, Ben Moss, John Cook

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Nov/13

Stuck to right arete all the way after initial section. Balancey and windy ;)
dj_brigham05 - Lead β - 13/Nov/13 with Emily Ward

Wicked climb, try Lead next time
Dingchav - TR O/S - 11/Oct/13

Tricky and balancy
rurp - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/13 with bill farmer

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/13

Jonny Nick - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13

goddamm7 - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/13 with Sandrex

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/13 with Ferdia

ferdia - 2nd - 25/Sep/13 with Andy

Bouldery start then plain sailing.
dh7892 - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Matt Williams

BnB - 20/Sep/13

Unknownbiker - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with Simon Burn

5b
jshields - Lead - 08/Sep/13 with Mike Dowsett

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 08/Sep/13 with Ben Devonport, jshields

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/13

VS 5b.
Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Williams

rich_hw - Lead RP - 13/Aug/13 with Jim Slater

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/13


GAshby - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

slipped off first go, continued straight up the arete, possibly slightly easier but still really good.
dr_botnik - Lead RP - 26/Jul/13 with Graham

bouldered out the bottom section at about Font 5 onsight then jumped down.
strudles - Sent O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Leo choi

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/13

MikeLeeds - 2nd rpt - 10/Jul/13 with Clive Greenwood

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Kirsty Kerr

youwillfindjimbo - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Tom Jenkins

ColinD - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/13

Harder at the bottom. Good gear though.
R2B - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Nick

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/13

alistairdaish - Lead - 15/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/13

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/13

MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Wayne Higgins

Nice climb, if a little slippy at the start.
Alkis - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

bigbobbyking - Lead - 14/Oct/12

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/12

start was hard
Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with ben vieyra

al jackson - 2nd - Sep/12

jwpil - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Deacon

Matt77 - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Shane

Really hot, found this hard going in the heat, safer than the true line but not as satisfying.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12

andybirtwistle - Lead - 24/Jul/12 with Keith Lonsdale

Started left went right fineshed left. Didn't feel the quality.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 21/Jul/12 with Sarah friend of Amy, Amy Till

Coel Hellier - Lead - 12/Jul/12

Fragmod - Lead - 10/Jun/12

cragtyke - 2nd - 10/Jun/12

Found the start very hard!
David Kay - 2nd dog - 06/Jun/12 with Simon Coldrick

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

mark20 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

ColinD - 2nd - 24/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/12

spragglerocks - 2nd rpt - 28/Apr/12 with Rachel Batt

jamiev - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/12 with Tom Lewis

Start is poorly protected 5b surely?
JohnHutch - 2nd - 02/Apr/12 with Nik H

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 02/Apr/12

MoWalker3 - 01/Apr/12 with Cormac

derekb - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12 with Nick

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/12

Sam Melville - 2012

Hidden - 2012

beckybutcher91 - 2nd - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 02/Nov/11 with Mark Williams

mhawk - 2nd - 29/Sep/11 with Greg.Owen

missxandrabee - 2nd dog - 29/Sep/11 with TimCul, pearson9596

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/11 with Xandra, Tim Culwick

ian d f - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/11 with Steve Robinson

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Ian Faulkner

Hidden - Lead - 18/Sep/11

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 18/Sep/11 with Mike Tempest

Si dH - 2nd rpt - 17/Sep/11 with Mark

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Sep/11

Mad mad windy. Found it quite hard even on second. Fletch failed to find gear for the second 1/2 of the route. Bold.
mrmattwright - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/11 with Adrian Fletcher

seemed a very stiff move to levae the ground at 5a?
JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Ally Rocke, Liam Ingram, Nick

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/11

Hidden - Jul/11

Sam Cooke - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/11

JYates - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Stephen Kearney

alan1234 - TR O/S - 21/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 21/May/11

Peter Holder - 2nd - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11

Start a fiddle. Had a tumble off before getting established. Worth the battle though.
robin_hackney - Lead RP - 09/Apr/11 with Dave Foster, Simon Petty

ojp - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Dave, Robin

Muffed the start a couple of times, bit fiddly.
Dave Foster - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Si and Robin

DanC1985 - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Colin

Lev - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Emma Ross

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/Mar/11

gazfellows - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with shaun d

Hidden - Lead - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - Solo - 2011

robblowen - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10 with jason pinder

rednip120372 - 2nd - 24/Oct/10 with robblowen

Laurence Everitt - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Steffan Cruz

derekb - 2nd RP - 02/Oct/10 with Phil pcc

johniebriggs - Lead - Oct/10 with barnes junior

SteveM - Lead - 30/Sep/10 with Alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/10

JRae - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Libby K

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Sep/10

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Aug/10

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

brices - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/10

Ali H - 2nd - 24/Jul/10 with Dave WXM

Mike Soulby - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Rosie

Oliver Houston - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/10

Gustav - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/10 with Nils

Karlos - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Mark B

bigphil - Lead rpt - Jun/10 with Ian, Mark

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/May/10

jkarran - 2nd - 17/Apr/10 with Duncan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - TR - 10/Apr/10

tallan9 - Apr/10

tigertim - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/10 with James Noble

kayakmonkey - Lead O/S - 2010 with laurent

RossG - 2010

pigeonslipper - Lead O/S - 2010

fifth - 2010

Hidden - 2nd dog - 07/Oct/09

Hidden - 04/Oct/09

Twisty - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/09 with Nigel Stock

loonyclimber - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/09

Pilch - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Graham

Darragh - Sep/09 with Mike & Hanna

coombs - Lead - Sep/09

Lewis Andrew - Solo - 15/Aug/09 with Fred Prall, Johan Gausden

tigertim - 2nd - 13/Aug/09 with Tony Payne

swoosh - Solo - 10/May/09

tommytwotone - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Nigel

tri-nitro-toulumne - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Tom Crane

stickwoman - 2nd - May/09 with charles jefferson, nathan hall

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Katharine

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

Katharine.eaton - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Rich Siddle

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Mar/09

Hidden - 2009

masonwoods101 - Solo - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

sonnenstern - 2nd O/S - 06/Dec/08 with Toby Vye

Fluffed the start
riven - 2nd dog - 16/Nov/08 with Joe T

The start is hard! Easier above, though very enjoyable.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Jaime

PenJD - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Sam Gerard

darren1 - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Andrew Doney

MikeLeeds - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/08 with Clive Greenwood

clive-greenwood - Lead - 15/Aug/08 with Mike Nuttall

Brown - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/08

feilx - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/08

Alfredo - Lead - May/08 with Ben H

laurencehicks - 2nd - 16/Apr/08 with kev

gingerdave13 - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08 with stig

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 10/Feb/08

danm - 2nd - Feb/08 with Sion

lowersharpnose - Lead - 01/Jan/08

Jim Walton - 2008

UrbanClimbing - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Sidekick - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Solo - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo - 07/Oct/07

pauldr - Solo rpt - 06/Oct/07 with PeakDJ

bob3141 - 2nd - 10/Sep/07 with Jesse Dufton

Jesse Dufton - Lead - 10/Sep/07 with bob3141

Had tried the first few moves (comign in fro mthe right) off the ground earlier, otherwise it was onsight. Not as good as teh original, moves are harder at the bottom but awkward and unrewarding.
Si dH - 2nd RP - 08/Sep/07 with Neil Furniss

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/07

Duncan led near enough the normal version, I seconded the mirror image.
adam carless - 2nd rpt - 11/Aug/07 with Duncan Bourne

LankyPaddy - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/07

Jim Vach - Solo O/S - 20/May/07

Joe Dove - 2nd - 28/Apr/07 with kev

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/07

IanJackson - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Robeverybody

Hidden - Solo - 27/Mar/07

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Phil Baxter

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2007

Hidden - 2007

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2007 with SteveOc

Duncan I - 2007

robal - 2007

tumbling wizard - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead - 14/Oct/06

Nicos - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/06 with solo

harryt - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/06 with Alex

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/06

Hidden - Solo - 10/Aug/06

colin milton - Lead - 14/Jul/06 with fenclimb

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/06

Iggy_B - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/06 with Jana Urbankova

maybe_si - 2nd - 30/Apr/06 with jez

Jez - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Maybe_Si

Jon Greengrass - 2006

ArnaudG - 2006

Neil Adams - 2006

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 2006

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/05

Gambit - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/05 with Paula

Hopevalleypaul - Lead - 03/Jul/05 with Mike C

LoopyLou - Lead O/S - Jul/05 with Sam Stell & Sally

markbenton - AltLd - 21/Jun/05 with ggawthrope

arin78 - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/05 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/05

gwilym - Solo - 11/May/05

reg_measures - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/05 with Torran Elson

Stig - 2nd O/S - 25/May/04 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Hidden - Lead - Apr/04

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 20/Sep/03 with John Inkpen

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/03

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 05/Jul/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/03

James B - 22/Mar/03

Skell - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/03 with Dave

lithos - Lead O/S - Jun/02 with all sorts

chris sm - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/02

Hidden - 2000

akhughes - 2000

antroy - Lead - 10/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/97

Soloed 28/8/93, Also led right hand edge with Christine King & Stewart on same day.
Iain Thow - Lead - 21/Aug/93 with Rob Ivens

BRUCESTRAC - 1988 with Chris Cracknell,Various

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/86

paul__in_sheffield - Lead - 1980

The only one I put a rope on for all day. This was route no 51 out of a hundred!
Dave Musgrove - Lead - 18/Apr/76 with Tim Leach, Dennis Gray

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