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Improbability Drive* E3 6b

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[Improbability Drive, 2 kb]12m. Start in the centre of the wall and climb a short crack and thin flakes to a good break. Use a small pebble to pull up the wall to a break. Finish more easily up right. © ROCKFAX
FA. John Hart 1978

Ticklists: Stanage Routes Graded List, Hardish grit routes that have good gear but aren't staminafests.

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This climb is in 38 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/14

First onsight of 6b. easy start and finish so i'ts only a couple of moves of 6b but what a brilliant crux! Had to 'pop' from pebble to the good break above. A hot day was starting to really warm up so touch and go whether I could hold that pebble. A lovely route!
climberchristy - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Keith Swainson

mark20 - Lead O/S - 11/May/14

Pete Rigby - Lead dog - 28/Sep/13 with Raff

Hidden - 2013

Harry Chaplin - Lead rpt - Oct/12

E2 6a surely
Apharri - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/12 with John Lynch

john lynch - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/12 with adam harrison

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/Jan/12

Dirk Uhlig - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/11

Fergus Cuthill - Lead dog - 17/Apr/10

JulesV - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Shauna Cunningham

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/09

Coel Hellier - Lead - 24/Apr/09

tuftynick - 2nd O/S - Apr/09 with Dean

galpinos - 2nd dog - 21/Feb/09 with Ben

ellis - Lead O/S - 2009 with Rob Gibson

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Dec/08

Pete Graham - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Chris Wall

Good fun pulling pebbles
fizzy_elephant - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/07 with Lloyd Betsworth

Year a guess
wolverine - Lead O/S - 2005 with Eddie

Daniel Armitage - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/02

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 2000

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 30/Aug/99

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/97 with Roy Thomas

ste_d - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/97 with mik

cam1401 - Lead - Jul/96 with Brian

Hidden - Lead RP - Apr/95

Hidden - 01/May/94

mikedelderfield - 2nd O/S - 01/May/94 with Steven Delderfield

year a guess
shark - Lead - 1994

Stoney Boy - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/93 with Bob Marks

Roget - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/93 with jon

Hidden - TR - 21/Sep/89

sadams - Lead dnf - 12/Sep/86 with Mark Bonham

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Owen W-G, Hidden, martroberts, Batt, Dr Caterpillar, JonBray

Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard E40 of 12
E40 of 12
easy E40 of 12
hard E31 of 12
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easy E31 of 12
hard E21 of 12
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6c0 of 12
easy 6c0 of 12
hard 6b5 of 12
6b3 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead28 of 38 (73.7%)
Followed6 of 38 (15.8%)
Toproped1 of 38 (2.6%)
Unknown3 of 38 (7.9%)

'Climbed'11 of 38 (28.9%)
clean O/S17 of 38 (44.7%)
clean β1 of 38 (2.6%)
clean rpt2 of 38 (5.3%)
clean RP1 of 38 (2.6%)
dogged3 of 38 (7.9%)
dnf3 of 38 (7.9%)