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FA. C Pound 13/Aug/1978

Hidden 28/Aug Lead O/S
Wendy Watthews 28/Aug Lead O/S

Good jams and holds outside on the face when you need them

TGHB 28/Aug 2nd dog
jimmysdead 28/Aug 2nd

Tough, glad I wasn't leading

with Andy Hemstead
aiyer 28/Aug 2nd
with JakeB.
brices 13/Aug 2nd β
with Llinos
Llinos C 13/Aug Lead O/S
with brices
Luke90 11/Aug Lead O/S
with Liz
Elizabeth Allen 11/Aug 2nd dog
with Luke
Hidden 05/Aug Lead O/S
Neil Adams 03/Aug Lead O/S
andyinglis 03/Aug 2nd

E1. Awkward and greasy.

Nathan Chrismas ?/Aug 2nd
with Nick B
alanblyth 29/Jul 2nd O/S
with Aidan
richsmithinbristol 15/Jul Lead O/S

So damp we bailed out after it!

duncan 09/Jul 2nd rpt
Hidden 09/Jul Lead rpt
mutt 25/Jun 2nd
with adam devine, sarah
funsized 24/Jun Lead O/S
with sophie
Sophie Nunn 24/Jun 2nd rpt
emma1987 28/May Lead O/S

Well that was hard...no jams for small hands :( E1 in new book...

John Bunney 27/May 2nd O/S
shed_hed 27/May Lead O/S

Jamming. Felt pretty meaty for HVS, given E1 in 1000 climbs guide. Worth at least a star!

with Bunney
Dizz 27/May Lead dog


with Lewis
bede.west 15/Apr Lead O/S

!!! felt pretty E1. Cool though.

Hidden 14/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Apr Lead O/S
Tubs 03/Apr Lead O/S
with Dave M
gjd 30/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Brian H
Hidden 30/Sep/16 2nd O/S
AlexRenshaw 24/Sep/16 2nd
julesmckim 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Alex Renshaw
FredTB 31/Aug/16 2nd
Hidden 31/Aug/16 Lead O/S
bryan61 28/Aug/16 Lead O/S

really good jamming, not quite e1

with Mr Cess
DanOsb 28/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Charlotte
khalidq 15/Aug/16 Lead dog

So hot. Probably the wrong climb to be doing.

with Ian Lau
Hidden 15/Aug/16 2nd rpt
matt1024 14/Aug/16 2nd rpt
with Pete Uhe, Mark Stevenson
Mark Stevenson 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with OUMC Members
matt1024 13/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with Chrissy, Luke Doherty
professorcobra 09/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Luke Brooks 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Kate
Hidden 03/Jul/16 2nd
mapperley samurai 02/Jul/16 Lead dog
with Andy Hemsted
Hidden 11/Jun/16 2nd
soph 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S

brilliant little pitch with some good jams

bigdrew 30/May/16 2nd O/S
with Dunc Frish
Steve Lewis 28/May/16 Lead O/S
Josh Lewis 28/May/16 2nd O/S
Richard Kendrick 27/May/16 2nd
jon_gill1 27/May/16 Lead O/S
petegruf 02/May/16 2nd

Did it without hand jamming and got shredded fingertips.

cem 02/May/16 Lead rpt

E1 in the definitive guide but it would be HVS in the Peak.

hfotheri ?/May/16 Lead dnf
with simon
theotherpetehill 24/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Georgina Brooke
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Georgina Brooke 24/Apr/16 2nd dog

Fun route, managed a jam or two, failed to get gear out and Peter got mad :/

Hidden 20/Apr/16 Lead
smollett 31/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with yvette
Rob McGurk 13/Mar/16 Lead dnf

Really nice line. Pumpy. Worth returning to.

duncan 20/Sep/15 2nd rpt
arthur_de_briton 19/Sep/15 Lead
with cat mckenna
arthur_de_briton 05/Sep/15 Lead
with cat mckenna
MD 01/Aug/15 2nd

A lot of 5b moves on this but really well protected.

with Mark H
PaulTclimbing 18/Jul/15 Lead
with Didymus
Didymus 18/Jul/15 2nd dog
Ramon Marin 23/May/15 Lead O/S

wet, felt desperate, had a harder time on this than the E5 in the leap

with viki harvey
gripped01 16/May/15 2nd
with Jim Jarvis
sheelba 16/May/15 TR

Both of us failed miserably to lead it, as below hard, sustained and brutal

with Kevin
mike lawrence? 08/Apr/15 Lead
with Metal
Nick1812P 05/Apr/15 2nd O/S

In approach shoes.

with Tom A
elliptic 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Tom R.
Teappleby 05/Apr/15 Lead dog

I'm pretty sure I had sun stroke by this point...

PaulTanton 03/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Dennis Gleeson
Sam4242 21/Sep/14 Lead
BenTiffin 24/Aug/14 2nd

Mmm. Typical gnarly 5b jamming crack.

with Bob Currie, Dan Robinson
CLyus 17/Aug/14 2nd


with Leah H, partz
partz 17/Aug/14 Lead dog

Holy shit. How is this 5b? Would say its more 5c. Good logical line though

Hidden 17/Aug/14 2nd dog
LucasHarazin 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd O/S
matt.woodfield 22/Jun/14 Lead dog
steve_gibbs 15/Jun/14 Lead dnf
with Ollie Stevens
SHONAJONES 26/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/May/14 2nd O/S
Gingerdarren 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with tom blight
Cardi 03/May/14 Lead O/S

Well gnarly. Brutal for HVS!

with Andy F
Stuart Johnston 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S


adam 24 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Pathological_Climber 18/Apr/14 2nd
Oliver Tilbury 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
will_benfold 12/Apr/14 Lead dnf

Lowered off a couple of nuts - wasn't enjoying it and didn't fancy committing to some beefy moves on slimy holds!

gjd 27/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Hutch
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
mikephilrob 26/Aug/13 2nd
Tom Livingstone 11/Aug/13 2nd β
hands solo 05/Aug/13 2nd O/S
duncan 21/Jul/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
khalidq 06/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Ian Lau
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Ed morris 03/Jul/13 2nd rpt
with Adam Bevan
Alice Thompson 02/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/13 2nd O/S
dan gibson 02/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with alice thompson
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Glyn Davidson 05/May/13 Lead dog

Rested on gear half way

Hidden 05/May/13 2nd dog
riddle 04/May/13 Lead O/S
with Derek
RKirke 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/13 TR
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
hutchay 31/Mar/13 2nd

Was raaly very pumped seconding this, didn't fall though which was good - felt harder than HVS.

with Tom
goi.ashmore 31/Mar/13 Lead RP

Froze up in sub zero conditions on the first attempt!

with Roy Thomas
Thunderthighsontheloose 29/Mar/13 2nd
Mike_Hayes 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Alan Dixon 24/Feb/13 2nd
Anthony Dixon 24/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Alan
Cailean Harker 01/Jan/13 Lead O/S
nickstephens 21/Sep/12 Lead O/S
gg4419 21/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Nick
Kirill 26/Aug/12 Lead rpt

Clean lead this time.

with Joshua Richardson, Graham Dolman
Hidden 26/Aug/12 2nd RP
Hidden 18/Aug/12 2nd
Jonners 18/Aug/12 2nd dog

Very sustained

Hidden 13/Aug/12 2nd O/S
robin_hackney 13/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Si
nickdonohue ?/Aug/12 Lead
with Emma Grant
Stanners 28/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Found this a real struggle but well worth a star!

with Paul Robertson, Mark Davis
Paul Robertson 28/Jul/12 Lead rpt

Worth a star

with Rob
Ed morris 24/Jun/12 Lead rpt

put the beast to bed

with Dickon
steve.warrington 09/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Sally Haines
Bry 04/Jun/12 2nd β
Hidden 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Leelogs 02/Jun/12 2nd

Thoroughly enjoyed the fight and realised my jamming technique is getting better!

with Pagan
dj hannaford 13/May/12 Lead O/S

First E1 was amazing :D

with Jasper
Hidden 07/May/12 Lead O/S
pembrokeshirecaver 16/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Sustained but not particularly desperate. Great rest in niche at half height.

with Martin
tobydunford 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
Chi Cheng 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Rachel Slater 07/Apr/12 2nd O/S

hard for hvs!

LardClimber 02/Oct/11 2nd
Dibdawg 01/Oct/11 Lead dog
with Miguel Marra
annetweddell 29/Aug/11 Lead
with Tony
Ketu 28/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Andy F, Charles II
Hidden 28/Aug/11 Lead dnf
Kirill 27/Aug/11 Lead dog
Hidden 27/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Paul Baxter 27/Aug/11 2nd
with Kirill
tonanf ?/Aug/11 AltLd
with john sun
benchwarmer 27/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Brutal crack! Just keep chugging on up...

with Konrad
mountain.martin 26/Jun/11 2nd dog

One rest due to damp crack

Hidden 25/Jun/11 2nd rpt
ian d f 22/May/11 Lead O/S
pearson9596 22/May/11 2nd
belay bunny turned bad 21/May/11 2nd rpt
with loundsy
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/May/11 2nd
tomB 30/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Tim Griffin
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
cheesey959 ??/2011 -

this is an epic climb

dj hannaford ??/2011 TR O/S
Hidden 25/Sep/10 2nd
Ed morris 04/Sep/10 TR β

After failed lead. Solid at E1

with Martin
Hidden 27/Aug/10 2nd
Mark Kemball 13/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 07/Aug/10 TR dog
themadbrown 28/Jul/10 2nd dog

stamina-sapping and pumpy

with james
Jams Crwca 28/Jul/10 Lead dog

Yes, caught dogging on a minging crack!

DanH9883 29/May/10 Lead O/S
with Lee
Hidden 08/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/May/10 Lead O/S
Dr Caterpillar 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S

great crack climbing

Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Aaron Lines ??/2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/09 2nd
LC ?/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/09 2nd
Shauna 15/Aug/09 2nd dog

hard actually!

with Steve
Hidden 02/Aug/09 Lead dog
Sophie Nunn 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
feilx 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
with Heather
Bux 30/May/09 2nd
with Dave Simpson
JD19081986 23/May/09 2nd O/S
with Gary Wong
garywong 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jayne Jackson
Ed Babs 06/May/09 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
cem 02/May/09 Lead O/S


david morse 01/May/09 Lead O/S

Well worth doing

with Juan
davidgent ?/May/09 2nd
with Kunal and Jonny
davesimpson ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with charles ramadan
Hidden 28/Apr/09 2nd
duncan 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S

5.9 (or E1). Steep, well-protected jamming.

with Toby Haughey
RobRock84 02/Jan/09 2nd O/S
with Robin neath
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Lead
mrtom 05/May/08 2nd dog

Wet, minging and requires jamming - something which I've still to perfect. Very, very glad Mike convinced me he'd rather lead it :)

with Mike Stephenson
stuc ??/2008 2nd
Docent 07/Oct/07 2nd
with stecu
spacey 29/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Paul Evans 29/Sep/07 Lead
with spacey
misskebab ?/Sep/07 2nd

E1 in guide book. Fun, pumpy in places, some jamming. Hope to lead one day.

with Edd Reed
SecretSquirrel 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/07 2nd rpt
Paz 17/Jun/07 2nd β
with TS
Andrew1 28/Apr/07 Lead
with Andy Lewington
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Lead O/S
janegallwey ??/2007 Lead dog
chris wyatt ??/2007 2nd O/S

Hard jamming (I hate jammng)

with Tucker
Hidden 26/Aug/06 2nd
Hidden 08/Jul/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/06 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/06 Lead dog
hailtryfan ?/Mar/06 TR
NeilGriffiths 31/Aug/05 -
Ramon Marin 06/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Dave Reaney
gonggashan 28/May/05 Lead
with Mike, Elise
Phill Mitch ??/2005 Lead O/S
with wayne
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Mark Collins 19/Jun/04 TR O/S
with Tim
Hidden 12/Apr/04 Lead
Cowflinger 02/Jun/02 Lead O/S
shoulders 02/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with dai
orb ?/Oct/00 Lead O/S
with ?
Hidden 30/Jul/00 2nd O/S
Billg 29/May/00 2nd
with Roy Ruddle
Tim M ??/2000 Lead O/S
jfletcher 30/May/99 Lead O/S
Roget 26/May/99 Lead O/S
with jon
Rob Kennard ??/1999 -
with Rich White
chris sm 27/Oct/98 Lead dog
Hidden 27/Oct/98 2nd
mikej 02/May/98 Lead
with Paul Sheridan
nickdonohue 23/Aug/97 Lead
with Dave Chapman
auld al ?/Apr/97 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 04/May/96 -
with MT
Hidden ??/1993 -
Dave Musgrove Jnr 28/Mar/91 2nd
Dave Musgrove 28/Mar/91 2nd
with Pete Finklaire, David
John Marsland 27/May/90 2nd
with Dave Mould
andy gittins ??/1987 -
keefe 16/Feb/86 -
Mike Owen 30/Apr/83 2nd β
with Alison Simpson, Al Simpson, Elaine Owen
Mark Kemball 24/Apr/83 2nd
with Dave Kenyon
Hidden 28/Dec/82 -
jon 02/May/81 2nd
with Ian
Hidden 02/May/81 Lead
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