His Eminence*** f7A+ / V7
[Low winter sun, 3 kb]Using slopers climb to a 'bowling ball hold'. Work out how to hold it then up to a rounded top out. (E4 6a if done without mats.)

Ticklists: County Classics - 7a - 7c+, County Classic and Hidden Gems in the 7's.

Photo: Low winter sun © Beardyman
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This climb is in 63 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

PeteWilson - Solo - 25/Aug/15 with Rebecca Hayden, josh, Pete B, Andi T

Andrew Jennings - Sent rpt - 15/Aug/15 with Emma Harris, Rachel Boyd, Nick Bradley, Lee Barnes, Rob Lonsdale, Lee Cooper, James Renardson

arrang - Solo RP - 08/Jun/15

Little sandy and tall!
joe.91 - Sent x - 03/May/14 with Colin

Matt Harle - Solo dnf - 03/Nov/13

danjimwill - 31/Oct/13 with masonwoods101

pete42mail - 30/Jun/13

Stressful topout!
Sandy Moore - Sent - 24/May/13

Ground up with a pad, got it after a few plummets, tricky in the heat.
Shea - Solo rpt - 05/May/13

tom rookes - 2013

Harry Holmes - Sent x - 29/Sep/12 with EUMC

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 29/Sep/12 with Sophie Whyte, Lindy Smith, Suzi Lamb, Tim Heaton, Brian McAlinden, Andy Reeve

loonyclimber - Sent - 29/Sep/12 with Lee

soph - Sent - 29/Sep/12 with big team

mantle87 - Sent - 28/Sep/12

Hidden - Sent dnf - 28/Aug/12

An absolute classic. Moving from the 'bowling ball' to the sidepull is a joy of movement. Took a good few falls from the crux but it's pretty safe with a few pads and attentive spotters.
John 'B' Hutchinson - Sent x - 18/Aug/12 with Johnny, Pete, Ally, Frenchy

Hard. Terrifying up top in the 20+degree heat. Spent about five minutes standing chalking up waiting to man up and pull over the top. Scariest thing I've ever climbed by some margin.
frasermcilwraith - Sent x - 25/Jul/12

Memorable. Very gripping
jimmyrua - Sent x - 31/Mar/12 with Peter Pan's birthday crew

xican - 23/Mar/12

end of day
barni - Solo dnf - 05/Mar/12 with Tapper

markalmack - Sent β - 26/Feb/12 with jon

Still feels E4ish even above a pad or two!!!
Gus - Solo rpt - 22/Jan/12

f_grant111 - 15/Dec/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 10/Dec/11

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Nov/11

NDD - Sent β - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 19/Nov/11

le t - Sent x - 24/Sep/11

Hidden - Sent x - 03/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 27/Mar/11

backpack - 2011

Hidden - Sent β - 10/Sep/10

Sam the Butcher - Sent - 10/Sep/10 with Mike Mullins, adam, andy latta

Hidden - Sent - 10/Sep/10

PaulOgden - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/10

Hidden - Sent rpt - 16/Aug/10

dodfoster - Solo RP - 11/Jun/10 with nick faulkner

Awesome!! Great move at the top
beegsyboy - Sent x - 15/May/10

Scary crux move, glad to get it and I don't mind taking fb7a+ for it either... Thanks for the beta Chris!
gambit247 - Sent x - 11/May/10 with Chris

Hidden - 2010

Done above mats.
benj_d - Sent x - 12/Oct/09

ground up
mgeek - Solo - 11/Oct/09 with stocking and buzzard

buzby78 - Solo β - 11/Oct/09 with McGeek

westaway - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/09

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Jun/09

Chris J Houston - Sent - 24/May/09 with Beans, IT MAN

willackers - Solo RP - 22/Nov/08 with Ben Lister, Chris Houston, Stuart Brown

mshorter - Solo - 13/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo - Jun/08

Hold-by-hold instructions issued from below.
Jon Read - Solo β - 19/Apr/08 with Bunch of lankies

Hidden - Sent x - Nov/05

ali_robb - Lead - 2005

French Erick - Sent x - Sep/04

I did this without mats ages ago at E4 6b and repeated with mats for the 7a+!
Beardyman - Solo RP - 2000

Hidden - Sent x - 2000

whispering nic - Solo - Oct/99

sadams - Sent - 24/Jul/98

V. good
Evoman - Solo - Jul/96

It was scary E4 then, no mats
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/94

Stoney Boy - Solo O/S - 30/Sep/89

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 22/May/89 with Keith Turton

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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