On This Day...

Interesting ascents that happened around the current day and month.

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133 entries on the list.

Date Climber Climb Grade First Ascent
1 22nd May 1993 John Welford Jehovakill 8b+
2 22nd May 2006 Dave MacLeod Body Blow 8b+
3 22nd May 2008 Dave Birkett My Piano E8
4 22nd May 2011 Rob Sutton True North 8c
5 22nd May 2013 Steve McClure Batman 9a
6 22nd May 2018 Dan Turner Fat Lip 8B
7 22nd May 2020 Alex Waterhouse The Kraken 8B
8 22nd May 2022 Tom Newberry Bat Route 8c
9 22nd May 2023 Felix Wilkins Somehow Super 8c
10 23rd May 1996 Glenda Huxter Blessed are the Weak E5
11 23rd May 2002 Steve Dunning Hooligan 8c+
12 23rd May 2007 Steve McClure Overshadow 9a+
13 23rd May 2016 Luke Dawson Keen Roof 8A+
14 23rd May 2018 Emma Twyford Once Upon a Time in the Southwest E9
15 23rd May 2021 Will Bosi The Wild West 8c+
16 24th May 1976 Arnis Strapcans Steppenwolf E3
17 24th May 1997 Nick Dixon Gribin Wall Climb E9
18 24th May 2014 Robbie Phillips Haggisaurus Rex 8c
19 24th May 2018 Maddy Cope Once Upon a Time in the Southwest E9
20 24th May 2022 Rachel Pearce Strawberries E7
21 24th May 2022 Aidan Roberts Muffin Top 8B
22 24th May 2022 Ted Kingsnorth Devolution 8c
23 25th May 1970 Frank Cannings Liberator E5
24 25th May 1970 Pat Littlejohn Liberator E5
25 25th May 1992 Neil Travers A Flabby Crack E6
26 25th May 2004 Jamie Cassidy Director's Cut 8B
27 25th May 2009 Dave Pickford Mercia Wall E8
28 25th May 2013 James McHaffie Longhope Route Direct E9
29 25th May 2013 Nathan Lee Appointment with Death E9
30 25th May 2013 Ben Bransby Longhope Route Direct E9
31 25th May 2019 Jennifer Wood Jerry's Roof 7C
32 25th May 2019 John Thornton Groovyfied 8c
33 25th May 2019 Matt Cooke Something for Nothing 8c
34 25th May 2020 Alex Barrows 30 is the New 40 8c
35 25th May 2020 Mathew Wright Kaa'bah 8c+
36 25th May 2022 Anna Wild Full Tilt 8b
37 25th May 2022 Robbie Phillips Longhope Route Direct E9
38 25th May 2022 Alex Moore Longhope Route Direct E9
39 26th May 1984 Andy Pollitt Mammoth Direct E6
40 26th May 2000 Glenda Huxter Whiplash E4
41 26th May 2019 Alex Barrows Accelerator 8b+
42 26th May 2021 Molly Thompson-Smith Euro Trash 8A+
43 26th May 2021 James McHaffie Revelations 8b
44 26th May 2023 Billy Ridal Power of Now 8B+
45 26th May 2023 Tim Emmett Archimedes Principle 8c
46 27th May 1987 Paul Pritchard Surgical Lust E7
47 27th May 1990 Mike Owen A Wreath of Deadly Nightshade E7
48 27th May 1996 Glenda Huxter The Storm E5
49 27th May 2011 Steve McClure The Quarryman E8
50 27th May 2017 Ted Kingsnorth Something for Nothing 8c
51 27th May 2018 Jim Pope Mr. Hyde 8c+
52 27th May 2019 Steve McClure GreatNess Wall E10
53 27th May 2021 Molly Thompson-Smith Euro Roof Low 8B
54 27th May 2021 Rachel Pearce Meirionnydd E7
55 27th May 2023 Jamie Rankin Fallingwater 8c
56 28th May 1984 Cliff Phillips Holy, Holy, Holy E2
57 28th May 1986 John Redhead Stroke of the Fiend E7
58 28th May 1986 Dave Towse Stroke of the Fiend E7
59 28th May 1987 Trevor Hodgson Nick the Chisel 7b+
60 28th May 1987 Andy Pollitt The Whore of Babylon 8a
61 28th May 1991 Crispin Waddy The One-Eyed Man 7a
62 28th May 2016 Alex Barrows The Wheel of Life 9a
63 28th May 2020 Molly Thompson-Smith Roof Warrior 8c
64 28th May 2020 Jon Freeman Aladdin 8c
65 28th May 2021 Craig Matheson Hard Cheese E10
66 28th May 2022 Orrin Coley Spaceship 8B+
67 28th May 2022 Sam Blackwell Lost In The Moment 8B
68 28th May 2022 Anna Soligo Verbrecher 8b+
69 29th May 1982 John Redhead Fingerlicker Direct E6
70 29th May 1982 Andy Pollitt Fingerlicker Direct E6
71 29th May 1984 Jill Lawrence Right Wall E5
72 29th May 1984 Gill Price Comes the Dervish E3
73 29th May 1993 Mike Owen Predator 8b
74 29th May 1996 Glenda Huxter Prozac Link E4
75 29th May 2011 Emma Twyford Statement of Youth 8a
76 29th May 2013 Cherry Bedford Pet Cemetry 8a+
77 29th May 2015 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Bat Route 8c
78 29th May 2016 Cailean Harker Excalibur 8a
79 29th May 2022 Rhoslyn Frugtniet Aberration 8a
80 29th May 2022 Pete Dawson Sabotage 8c+
81 29th May 2023 Alex Norton True North 8c
82 30th May 1982 Andy Pollitt A Midsummer Night's Dream E6
83 30th May 1982 John Redhead A Midsummer Night's Dream E6
84 30th May 2005 Julian Lines The Shield 7b+
85 30th May 2005 Mike Robertson The Shield 7b+
86 30th May 2009 Eddie Barbour Divided Years E9
87 30th May 2015 Franco Cookson Divine Moments of Truth E9
88 30th May 2017 Dave Mason Ard Ay 8A+
89 30th May 2023 Arlo Rogers Fallingwater 8c
90 31st May 2014 Tom Bolger Selecció Natural 9a
91 31st May 2015 Eddie Barbour Urban Surfer 8b
92 31st May 2017 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Pursuit of Happiness 8B
93 31st May 2019 Jordan Buys Megalopa 8c+
94 31st May 2021 Angus Kille Muy Caliente! E9
95 31st May 2022 Gordon Lennox Frankenstein 8c+
96 31st May 2023 Nathan Phillips Bewilderness 8B+
97 1st Jun 2011 Leo Moger Keen Roof 8A+
98 1st Jun 2013 Alex Barrows Kaa'bah 8c+
99 1st Jun 2017 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Ard Ay 8A+
100 1st Jun 2022 James McHaffie Crac Yr Meistri E9
101 1st Jun 2022 Sam Blackwell Bewilderness 8B+
102 1st Jun 2023 Felix Wilkins Against the Current 8c
103 2nd Jun 1983 Jerry Moffatt Sole Power 7C
104 2nd Jun 1983 Andy Pollitt Space Case E6
105 2nd Jun 1991 Ken Palmer A Fisherman's Tale 8b
106 2nd Jun 2015 Pete Whittaker Kaa'bah 8c+
107 2nd Jun 2018 Pete Dawson Rainshadow 9a
108 2nd Jun 2018 Ted Kingsnorth Just Do It 8c+
109 2nd Jun 2020 Will Bosi Bewilderness 8B+
110 2nd Jun 2022 Josh Ibbertson Rainman 9b
111 2nd Jun 2023 Alex Norton Eye of the Tiger E7
112 3rd Jun 1979 Gordon Jenkin Decadence E4
113 3rd Jun 2017 Jonny Kydd WADzilla 8B
114 3rd Jun 2020 Ben Moon Lockdown 8b
115 3rd Jun 2021 Rebekah Drummond Skye Wall E7
116 3rd Jun 2021 Liv Pearson Fat Cat Roof 7C
117 3rd Jun 2022 Ted Kingsnorth Sabotage 8c+
118 3rd Jun 2023 Ian Cooper Mercia Wall E8
119 3rd Jun 2023 Jennifer Wood Stay as You Are 8c
120 3rd Jun 2023 Daphne Kyriakaki Point Blank E8
121 4th Jun 2011 Chris Savage Urgent Action 8a+
122 4th Jun 2016 Theo Elmer Excalibur 8a
123 4th Jun 2017 Steve McClure Rainman 9b
124 4th Jun 2018 Gwyneth Uttley The Cider Soak 8a
125 5th Jun 1966 Joe Brown Winking Crack E3
126 5th Jun 1986 Craig Smith Pretty Girls Make Graves E6
127 5th Jun 2014 Adam Jeeworth Bat Route 8c
128 5th Jun 2018 James Squire Sky 8B
129 5th Jun 2023 Angus Kille The Meltdown 9a
130 6th Jun 2010 Tim Emmett Muy Caliente! E9
131 6th Jun 2015 Ethan Walker Kaa'bah 8c+
132 6th Jun 2022 Will Bosi Silent Singer 8C
133 6th Jun 2023 Rob Cook Skiroute Project 8B