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Paralysis by Analysis*** 7a+

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[The Camel., 3 kb]25m. Continuously overhanging this line is a challenge to route reading and forearm stamina. Will make an excellent training route. Starts just right of Stone and keeps right of that line up the impending wall. Lower off two large staple bolts.

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Photo: The Camel. © Nicolas Duboust
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Scatty clip
Ross.Cooper - Lead dog - 29/Jul/14 with Patrick Hill

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/14 with Pete Clarkson

freudy_love - TR β - 09/Jun/14 with Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/14 with Pete Clarkson

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 29/May/14 with Pete Clarkson

jason walker - Lead rpt - 19/May/14 with andy tibbs

Dave Douglas - TR rpt - 17/May/14 with Pete Clarkson, Andy Wilby

peter.clarkson1 - TR rpt - 17/May/14 with dave douglas

2nd go.
andyinglis - Lead RP - 27/Aug/13 with Guy R and Pete MacP

Came pretty close to onsighting but got pumped and misread a move high up. Arrgghh. Stunning route!
Alastair R - Lead dog - 18/Aug/13 with Aid

Kevster - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Tony Johnson

tonevert - Lead dog - 11/Aug/13 with Kevin Faux

2nd go today
Diane Lowe - Lead RP - 27/Jul/13 with Richard Lowe

Finally! Decided to skip the clip at the crux rather than fail again. Great route.
Richard_Lowe - Lead RP - 27/Jul/13 with Diane Lowe

Diane Lowe - Lead dog - 20/Jul/13 with Richard Lowe

sheppy - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Richard and Diane

Climbed like a donkey today, 4 efforts, all hopeless. Can only hope next time I pay attention...
Richard_Lowe - Lead dog - 20/Jul/13 with Diane Lowe

Next time hopefully. A quality route.
Diane Lowe - Lead dog - 13/Jul/13 with Neil Shepherd, Richard Lowe

Two attempts, lobbed off at the last hard moves each time. Strenuous is an understatement but its a fantastic route all the way... Hopefully next time.
Richard_Lowe - Lead dog - 13/Jul/13 with Neil Shepherd, Diane Lowe

Amnesiac flash :-)
sheppy - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/13 with Richard and Diane

end of session - pumped out at the same part I fell off last time - 1 move from good holds!
peter.clarkson1 - TR dog - 04/Sep/12 with sue wood, andy wilby

2nd go of the day. First attempt fell right at the top. Very pumpy but excellent climbing
peter.clarkson1 - Lead RP - 02/Sep/12 with dave douglas

peter.clarkson1 - TR rpt - 31/Jul/12 with dave douglas

Dave Douglas - TR rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Pete Clarkson, Neil Shepherd

peter.clarkson1 - TR RP - 12/Jun/12 with andy wilby, dave douglas

cat22 - 2nd dnf - 11/Sep/11 with Mike

Watched Neil on it, then had a go. Didn't expect to flash it, it was an epic battle!
mhairi thorburn - Lead β - 24/Aug/11 with neil the weak

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/11 with Pete Clarkson

Draws in
IceBun - Lead β - 20/Aug/11 with Pete Benson

Running on fumes by this stage. Poor effort.
Fraser - Lead dnf - 13/Aug/11 with Dave Kerr, Rich, Kev

Enjoyed this one. 2 shots. Left arm a bit too pumped for RP. Hopefully get it next time.
kevg - Lead dog - 13/Aug/11 with Richard McGhee, Fraser

gforce - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Jason

jameshiggins - Lead RP - 01/Jun/11 with Rich Betts

Hidden - 2011

Fell right at the top 2 moves from the end. Annoyed! Good route though.
Dangerous Dave - Lead dog - 25/Sep/10 with Mark Littlewood

coula1 - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

gaz.marshall - Lead RP - 17/Jul/10 with Jones

Excellent climbing, much harder than the Stone of Destiny. Fell off above crux section, but route just keeps on coming at you! Top roped clean after so should go next time......
Chad123 - AltLd dog - 29/May/10

Sam the Butcher - Lead O/S - 2010 with ross hunt

jason walker - Lead O/S - 2010 with andy tibbs

Diane Lowe - TR dog - 12/Sep/09 with Neil Shepherd

sheppy - Lead rpt - 12/Sep/09 with diane

Sustained and superb!
Russell Birkett - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Tim Rankin

Pretty good!
Stewart B - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Chris Everett

Nicolas Duboust - Lead RP - 10/May/05 with mike

First ascent
sheppy - Lead RP - 2004 with Ali Robb

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Style of ascent

Lead35 of 46 (76.1%)
Followed1 of 46 (2.2%)
Toproped8 of 46 (17.4%)
Alt Leads1 of 46 (2.2%)
Unknown1 of 46 (2.2%)

'Climbed'1 of 46 (2.2%)
clean O/S7 of 46 (15.2%)
clean β3 of 46 (6.5%)
clean rpt12 of 46 (26.1%)
clean RP9 of 46 (19.6%)
dogged12 of 46 (26.1%)
dnf2 of 46 (4.3%)