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12m. Odd but entertaining. Monkey up the steep blocky corner to its top then trend left up the wall to below the final large roof that caps the wall. Cross this using a superb curly jug to make a belly-flop landing. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 139 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

rosyvivien - 2nd dog - 16/Sep/14 with Caitlin

I'm sure I'm not the first to have done this, it looks like an obvious continuation of Heather wall but there didn't seem to be an entry on UKC. There looks to be an even more direct finish, topping out straight instead of to the left via a lone jug and a high heel-hook. I didn't have the balls for that on lead. Chris tried the superdirect finish on second but couldn't quite get over.
SuperLee1985 - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with chris knight

andy.smythe - Lead - 28/Jul/14

morganator - Solo - 14/Jul/14

Bry - 2nd dog - 08/Jul/14 with Chris Hind

mark12345 - Lead - 14/Jun/14 with rich brown

marcduhig - Solo O/S - 04/May/14

Derek Furze - AltLd - 12/Mar/14 with Paul Mitchell

A fun... hard starting, easy middle, and top top outing route.
luke glaister - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with casey johns

casey johns - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with luke glaister

Oo - 2nd - 29/Sep/13

Lovely, bit um, wet, thought would be a good eliminate, eliminated most of the holds. ah well.
clairejane - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Fantastic Patrick

TRFrost - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/13

pie_eater_pete - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/13 with bwestwood

bwestwood - Solo - 03/Mar/13 with pete sargeant

Burly first moves, bomber gear, wicked top out.
MarshF - Lead RP - 02/Mar/13 with Alex Toomey, Lizzie Jenkins

alex toomey - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Lizzie Jenkins, Marsh Flint IV

slipped off polished lower footholds, didnt do topout
dr_botnik - 2nd RP - 28/Feb/13 with deacon

Fun
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12

Very thuggy start and a wild top out but not much inbetween
Andrew Lodge - 2nd - 18/Nov/12 with Steve

Birdo - Lead - 08/Sep/12 with Robb the Sweet Prince

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/12 with Xandra

A truly monkeying climb. The beginning is a fun challenge as long as you hug the boulder on the right. Once on top of it there is a lovely rest seat that makes a nice nest. The finishing move is rather exciting and was eventually completed thanks to Steve's beta. 2 stars.
missxandrabee - 2nd β - 06/Aug/12 with Steve

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/12

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/12

Giles Eperon - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 21/May/12 with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman

Probably didn't take the best line at the start. Bellyflop at the top was really fun!
Nick Russell - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12 with Noel

The start is a thuggish 5b. The curly jug belly flop was beyond me; had to go up further left. I would give it E1 5c.
Andrew Sloan - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/12 with Steve Grove

akhughes - Solo O/S - 2012

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/11 with Mark Sheridan

J.Atkins - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11

Falko - Lead rpt - 19/Oct/11 with Steve M

barni - 04/Oct/11

Tom Redmond - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/11 with dave bowler

RKernan - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with Benoit Dupasquier

Such a fun last move
IamJam - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/11 with John Begley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/11

Rintygold - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

rikbattye - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/11

rikbattye - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/11

The Bad Cough - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11 with John Sealey

jon22 - Lead - 26/Mar/11 with The Bad Cough

mark20 - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/11

Ollie B - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/11 with M.Rankine

ChrisBrooke - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/11 with Duncan Bell

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - Dec/10

SteveM - Lead - 17/Sep/10 with Kat

Oo, oo, oo, ah ahh ahhhh!!!
kitkat78 - 2nd RP - 17/Sep/10 with SteveM

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/10

took a fall while messing about underneath the roof from the cave, them went direct via the slots and its very doable
lithos - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10 with shaun

shaun walby - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Lithos

brices - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10

peter fetlar - Lead - 28/May/10 with julie

schaff - Lead O/S - 13/May/10 with Jon

Started on left wall below the o'hanging block. Used two small horiz. handholds and small footholds to reach over the block (good runner on lip if reqd.) - then laybacked facing left. Western Roll over the o'hanging finish (superb h/holds) but only after 2nd man was belayed at the same level . . . First done by me in 1970s (solo).
Falko - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/10 with Dean

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/10

beast of a 5 a move at the top grovel grovel
gingergeorge - Lead - 24/Apr/10 with 15oth trg

migs493 - 2nd β - 07/Apr/10 with Jon L

pink_hippy - 2nd O/S - 2010 with Tony

Hidden - 2010

stephenhartley - 2nd - 2010 with nickmattia

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09

Brown - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/09 with Solo

X-tremist - TR O/S - 12/Sep/09

jehutchings - TR dog - 11/Sep/09 with Harry Whitby, James Mackey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09

More of a boulder problem, but easy to protect, good solid moves.
slacky - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/09 with Chris Saunders

Goose4 - 2009

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08

tinyali - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Tim Webber

JimR - Lead - Jun/08

Franco Cookson OLD - Solo O/S - 31/May/08

Jeronimo - Lead O/S - 07/May/08 with Nick Middleton

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

Hannah Moulton - 2nd - 2008 with Gav

Almost farcical start with Dave doing a grand Elvis impression. I slipped seconding it, really tough, credit to Davefor alot of bottle and amazing strength and agility.
wanderso - 2nd O/S - 03/Nov/07 with David Anderson

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/07

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

tumbling wizard - 2nd O/S - 09/Nov/06

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/06 with pete kenyon

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/06

beeson_paul - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/06

mikecopp - Solo - 04/Apr/06

Hidden - Lead - Apr/06

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/05 with Ben Freeman

Nicos - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/05 with solo

Lex_2004 - 2nd - Sep/05 with Liam Lee

Lex_2004 - 2nd - Jun/05 with Oliver Boothroyd

Phil West - Lead dnf - 19/Jun/04 with David Atherton

ChrisJD - Lead - 08/Jun/04 with Clare

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/May/04

rapidrich - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/03 with Fran

Hidden - Solo - Sep/03

ChrisBrooke - 2nd - 13/Jul/03 with Nadir Khan

mark4344 - Lead - 02/Jun/03 with harvey dinnage

mattwyles1 - 2nd - May/03

DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/03

Almost killed me...
Russell Flynn - Lead dnf - 26/Jul/01 with Jo

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 05/May/01 with Chris Pearson

cem - Lead dnf - 11/Jun/00 with Miles Butteriss

Hidden - Lead - Jun/00

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2000

cragspud - Lead O/S - 1999

Simon Pearce - 1999

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/98 with Nicky

John Eley - Lead O/S - Nov/97

Mark Riley - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/96

ChrisJD - Solo - 13/Jun/95

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 07/May/95

Chris Ellis - Solo rpt - 16/Aug/94

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 07/Aug/94 with Rachel Nicolson

NeilGriffiths - 1992

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/90

nigehughes - Lead - Mar/90 with Dave Watts

Hidden - Solo - 03/May/89

dodders - 2nd - 08/Mar/89

SPD224 - Lead - 1989

Dave Musgrove - 02/Apr/86

John Marsland - Solo - 29/May/85

Ian Clare - 1985

Hidden - Solo - 14/Apr/84

andy tetsill - Solo - Jul/83

Ian Clare - 1982

Hidden - Solo - 19/Apr/80

Andy Say - Solo - 06/Aug/79

mikej - Solo - 28/Jun/70 with Brian Norris

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Voting
Total votes cast 62
hard HVS0 of 21
HVS0 of 21
easy HVS1 of 21
hard VS2 of 21
VS18 of 21
easy VS0 of 21
hard HS0 of 21
HS0 of 21
easy HS0 of 21
hard 5b0 of 21
5b0 of 21
easy 5b2 of 21
hard 5a3 of 21
5a14 of 21
easy 5a1 of 21
hard 4c1 of 21
4c0 of 21
easy 4c0 of 21
3 Stars0 of 20
2 Stars5 of 20
1 Star8 of 20
0 Stars7 of 20
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Style of ascent

Soloed33 of 139 (23.7%)
Lead54 of 139 (38.8%)
Followed32 of 139 (23.0%)
Toproped2 of 139 (1.4%)
Alt Leads3 of 139 (2.2%)
Unknown15 of 139 (10.8%)

'Climbed'56 of 139 (40.3%)
clean O/S64 of 139 (46.0%)
clean β2 of 139 (1.4%)
clean rpt4 of 139 (2.9%)
clean RP3 of 139 (2.2%)
dogged4 of 139 (2.9%)
dnf3 of 139 (2.2%)
Unknown3 of 139 (2.2%)