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julesmckim 17/Nov/17 2nd rpt

Enjoyed seconding this a lot more than watching Rob lead it...

with Rob Smart
Hidden 01/Aug/17 2nd
bpmclimb 30/Jun/17 Lead rpt
with Owen
TomRiddelsdell 24/Jun/17 2nd β
Matt77 24/Jun/17 Lead O/S

My first lead of Amy's 30th birthday weekend. I think it's the first route I've led where I've only placed nuts and no cams. Absolutely gobbles up the small to mediums and some micros are useful.

with Tom Riddelsdell
TomOxenham 01/Jun/17 -

A thin crack at the beginning was a manageable start but soon became tricky with suspect flakes and only the occasional micro-nut as pro throughout the mid section. An exposed grapple over a bulge led to a nice groove to layback up and then blocks to scamper up to finish.

with Annie Kanani
Nathan Chrismas 25/Mar/17 Lead O/S

Bit runout at the start. Dropped a bunch of wires at the ledge, retrieved said wires and on to glory. Top groove is well good.

with Timms
JoeWilliams 25/Nov/16 2nd O/S
with Andy Foster
Hidden 13/Nov/16 Lead O/S
julesmckim 17/Oct/16 2nd O/S

Best route of the day. Nice mixture of styles. Moves above the peg are brilliant - big moves between jugs.

pembrokeshirecaver 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Alex Hannan
Bristol_Quornstar 09/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Sam de Belder
hairy51 01/Sep/16 2nd O/S
Benjaminblanc 01/Sep/16 Lead O/S

First Wye Valley E1. Nice and scary plus slightly stressful but fair for 5a and the gear was ok.

Hidden 12/Jul/16 2nd
Hidden 20/May/16 2nd
pheotleyr 20/May/16 Lead O/S

Good runout at the start & continuously great climbing. Excellent Route. Bring some microwires.

with Mike
ian d f 15/May/16 Lead O/S
with Mark
markfromstoke 15/May/16 2nd
with Ian
will rivers 07/May/16 Lead O/S

Lovely route, top section is great!

Tom Pillow 07/May/16 2nd β
with Will Rivers
Rob McGurk 06/Mar/16 2nd β
steve-grigg 06/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Mr Tickle 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Start felt slightly serious and I felt this was the crux. Top groove is great!

with davenev
davenev 20/Sep/15 2nd
with luke
Hidden 16/Aug/15 2nd
Avon Man 02/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Derek
bpmclimb 31/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 31/Jul/15 2nd
Stickle Tarn 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Sustained but there is plenty of pro on offer. Small nuts lower down and lots of mediums higher up. The detonate crux can be well protected and there's a peg just bellow. Worthy of a star if not another.

steve_gibbs 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Legs 04/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Favourite lead of the evening. Interesting climbing up the hollow flakes to get some gear in. Well protected crux move up over the bulge. Then an awesome bridging exercise. A climb of three distinct sections. Great fun. Chuffed with the onsight.

gingerbex 03/Jun/15 2nd rpt

Much improved from previous attempt - no falls and crux clean ... must be getting better

KittyKat 30/May/15 2nd O/S
with Alex Smith
jsmcfarland 26/May/15 Lead O/S

E1 (easy) 5b seems more appropriate. Proper sketchy lower down. Poor gear, a few runouts and insecure moves. I will never do this again!

with Steve
simonf 26/May/15 Lead rpt
with Simon
gingerbex 12/May/15 2nd
alastairbegley 12/May/15 Lead O/S

Enjoyed this route, care required on the bold start but the climbing was steady. Crux felt tough for 5a and the groove above was an enjoyable finish

chrisallan 26/Apr/15 2nd O/S
mes32 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Crux is hard if you can't reach. Sustained and excellent!

with Chris
wurzelinzummerset 31/Mar/15 2nd
with Ric
bonelessivar 31/Mar/15 Lead O/S
AlexRenshaw 22/Mar/15 Lead
with Ted Lister
felixizzy 21/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Fairly sustained climbing & First E1 of the year. Nice!

with Bernard
jon_ridley 08/Feb/15 Lead O/S

this route just keeps giving

davidclare 08/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Ian JL 21/Sep/14 Lead dnf
with Andy Lovelady
Martin Bagshaw 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Catherine Smith, Rafal Malczyk
Katsmiff 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S

Very Enjoyable E1. I would definitely consider leading it next time

Rafal Malczyk 23/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Catherine Smith, Martin Bagshaw
ollie1 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
bpmclimb 03/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Ygraine, Clare
Huntlyfiddler 03/Aug/14 2nd
Gareth T 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Julian
NancyJones 15/Jul/14 Lead dog
Justin T 15/Jul/14 2nd
with Nancy
Pike 12/Jul/14 2nd O/S

Nice lead from Mark.

with Mark Condon
Dave Thompson 11/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Julie Carroll 11/Jul/14 2nd
with Dave Thompson
Hidden 22/Jun/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
pimpy 25/May/14 2nd
with Charles
cem 25/May/14 Lead rpt
Kirill 25/May/14 2nd O/S
Vnockles 18/May/14 2nd
will_benfold 18/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/May/14 Lead O/S
andy dunn 21/Apr/14 Lead dog
with J
Sarah Black 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Alys Rook
PaulTanton 29/Dec/13 Lead O/S

Nice route. Bit bold at the start but okay.

with Alison McBride, Ken McBride
evhall 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Lovely route - plenty of gear in lower section

with Dave F, Fletch
Dibdawg 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Richard Snow
Kyuzo 08/Jun/13 -
Dave-Westlake 18/May/13 -
Goose4 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jan/13 2nd rpt
WalnutHorse 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Derek Ryden 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Andy Forbes
mick1jones 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Gear not good - especially at start

with Rich Rogers
Hooo 22/Jan/12 2nd O/S

Some good technical moves, and sustained bits. Really enjoyed it on second and had no trouble, but I'm definitely not ready to lead it. A fall off the move onto the sloping ledge would almost certainly deck. I was preparing to jump backwards off a 2m drop if he fell there.

Chris Sieradzki 22/Jan/12 Lead O/S

sustained 5a all the way up

with Hooo
Nick Russell 13/Nov/11 Lead O/S

The first 10m were basically a solo, so not soft for E1! Maybe I could have found gear with a bit more imagination... Definitely worth it for the climbing in the upper groove

with Craig
CraigMcAteer 13/Nov/11 2nd
with nick
msoldn 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S

what a sand bag at HVS! no good gear until two thirds up the climb, all lose rattly rock

with Sam
james.slater 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Lovely route! Gear is sketchy in the bottom part, and a bit spaced but fine after that, pretty steady 5a, lovely moves and a big feel to it!

simonsclimbing 29/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Different Steve 15/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Emma Hawkins
AndyMcCoy 28/Jul/11 2nd
with Fred
Fred_Richard 28/Jul/11 Lead

hard 5a

with Andy Mccoy
simonf 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Simon
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
3 Names 02/Jul/11 2nd β
Chris Sansum 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Elena Songprasert, Gary Lewin
Hidden 14/May/11 Lead O/S
Stewart Armstrong 24/Apr/11 -
with Ivan Bicknell
The Ivanator 24/Apr/11 2nd β

Nice climb, had advice on finding the jug above the bulge which helped.

with Stewart
chris wyatt 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S

nice one - similar to zulu

with steve tree
SGD 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S

I thought this was tough for 5a???

with Jonny WMC
Hidden ??/2011 -
jacobjlloyd 13/Nov/10 2nd β

Good lead from Sarp, recovering his head and continuing after all his nuts fell out! Lovely sequences, looked puzzling to protect. Peg seems bomber.

James_86 10/Oct/10 2nd
with Rick
Hidden 30/Sep/10 2nd β
bpmclimb 30/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Helen S
Hidden 29/Jul/10 Lead
lithos 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S

a tad bold at the bottom but fine from there, the upper groves are interesting and good as well. Contrasting climbing.

gdb4060 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Will
theotherpetehill 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
gdb4060 22/Apr/10 Lead
with Will
eagleopus 20/Sep/09 -
with Gareth
Marti999 22/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Ollie B 18/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with G.Lewis
cornishben 30/Jun/09 2nd O/S
DorsetGareth 30/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Misha 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Francois S 20/Jun/09 2nd O/S

Consistently challenging all the way up

lundyman 20/Jun/09 Lead
Dan_Carroll 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Eric Herring
tobydunford 26/May/09 Lead O/S
jamie ward 26/May/09 2nd
with Toby Dunford
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead O/S
al99 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
martinazando 12/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/08 Lead
leigh 29/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Ed
poey50 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S

First E1 for 18 years! Great route except for run-out and loose rock on lower section.

with Chris W
Tim W 08/Jun/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
just one more 12/Apr/08 Lead
with tim b
Huntlyfiddler 22/Mar/08 2nd
bpmclimb 22/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Loose flakes a bit worrying

with Clare
Mark Walter 17/Feb/08 Lead dog

fell searching for a hold over the bulge, centimetres from the enourmous jug!

Hidden 22/Sep/07 2nd
Mark A Humphries 04/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead
cem 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Pete Atkinson
Stone Muppet 21/Mar/07 Lead O/S

Found it hard for HVS too. Quite plausibly E1 by Wye Valley standards, though I won't rush to vote it as such in case I'm just being soft!

with GD
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead dog
Wil Treasure 15/Sep/06 Lead

I was surprised how hard I found this, and would agree with the suggestion that it could be E1. Quite serious for the first 30ft. I was 17 when I first led it, I think I just assumed you were supposed to be terrified on lead.

with PeteR
Mark Davies PK ?/Nov/03 Lead O/S

Classic E0

with Ady Short
Hidden 19/Jun/03 Lead
Wil Treasure ?/Mar/03 Lead rpt

First HVS.

with AdamW
Hidden ?/Feb/01 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1997 Lead
Didymus 05/Sep/96 2nd O/S
with Marcus
Martin Bennett 27/Aug/94 -
with MT
Backinthegame ?/Jul/93 2nd
with Lynn Wilkins, John Wright
GordonHart ??/1989 Lead O/S
with Dr. Jeremy
Steve Lewis 13/Dec/75 Lead O/S
with Gary
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