Pat Littlejohn


Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Trad (Worked): E7
Hardest Trad (Onsight): HVS
Notable Partnerships
Frank Cannings

https://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/in_focus/culm_dancing_-_a_second_wave_1968-73-13381

Contributors: remus

Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Trad (Worked): E7
Hardest Trad (Onsight): HVS
Notable Partnerships
Frank Cannings

Pics + Vids

The Axe (E4, FA)
Added at 00:03 on 20 March 2021

Ascents

15 recorded ascents.

This timeline is missing some ascents where the date of the ascent is unknown. Use the other tabs to view these ascents.
Year Climb Grade Style Ascent Date
1967 Moonraker HVS Alternate Leads | onsight 6th Aug 1967
First ascent.
1968
1969 Dreadnought E3 Alternate Leads 1969
First ascent. With Frank Cannings.

Some aid used.

Seventh Dread E1 Alternate Leads 5th Apr 1969
First ascent. With Peter Biven and Frank Cannings.
Desolation Row E2 Alternate Leads 14th Sep 1969
First ascent. With Frank Cannings.
1970 Liberator E5 Alternate Leads | worked 25th May 1970
First ascent. With Frank Cannings.
1971
1972 Il Duce E5 Alternate Leads 23rd Apr 1972
First ascent. With Keith Darbyshire. 1 point of aid.
Darkinbad the Brightdayler E5 Lead 25th Apr 1972
First ascent.

With 5 points of aid.

While this action departs from the purest traditions of a first ascent, in this case I believe it to have been in the best interests of the climb. No one could be gladder than I to emerge from the dark'n bad lower walls to a finish touched by the last rays of the sun. [1]

References

[1] Hope, D., Wilkinson, B. (2000). North Devon and Cornwall. United Kingdom: Climbers' Club. Page 326.

1973
1974 The Promised Land E3 Alternate Leads 1974
First ascent.

1 pt. aid.

1975
1976
1977 Dreadnought E3 Alternate Leads | worked 1977
First ascent.

First free ascent.

1978
1979 The Axe E4 Lead | worked 6th Jul 1979
1980 Barbarella E5 Lead 30th Apr 1980
First ascent.
1981
1982
1983
1984 Above and Beyond E6 Lead 1984
First ascent.
Terminal Twilight E7 Lead | worked 28th Apr 1984
First ascent.

Climbed without chalk.

1985
1986
1987
1988 Lazarus E6 Lead | worked 20th May 1988
First ascent.
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Terminal Twilight E7 Lead | worked 28th Apr 1984
First ascent.

Climbed without chalk.

Above and Beyond E6 Lead 1984
First ascent.
Lazarus E6 Lead | worked 20th May 1988
First ascent.
Liberator E5 Alternate Leads | worked 25th May 1970
First ascent. With Frank Cannings.
Il Duce E5 Alternate Leads 23rd Apr 1972
First ascent. With Keith Darbyshire. 1 point of aid.
Darkinbad the Brightdayler E5 Lead 25th Apr 1972
First ascent.

With 5 points of aid.

While this action departs from the purest traditions of a first ascent, in this case I believe it to have been in the best interests of the climb. No one could be gladder than I to emerge from the dark'n bad lower walls to a finish touched by the last rays of the sun. [1]

References

[1] Hope, D., Wilkinson, B. (2000). North Devon and Cornwall. United Kingdom: Climbers' Club. Page 326.

Barbarella E5 Lead 30th Apr 1980
First ascent.
The Axe E4 Lead | worked 6th Jul 1979
Eroica E4 Lead | worked
First ascent.
Dreadnought E3 Alternate Leads 1969
First ascent. With Frank Cannings.

Some aid used.

The Promised Land E3 Alternate Leads 1974
First ascent.

1 pt. aid.

Dreadnought E3 Alternate Leads | worked 1977
First ascent.

First free ascent.

Desolation Row E2 Alternate Leads 14th Sep 1969
First ascent. With Frank Cannings.
Seventh Dread E1 Alternate Leads 5th Apr 1969
First ascent. With Peter Biven and Frank Cannings.
Moonraker HVS Alternate Leads | onsight 6th Aug 1967
First ascent.
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade