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[Our third traversing the second half of Boomerang, 3 kb]24m. Left of the main groove follow the line of cracks and corners left then right to a ledge. Escape rightwards with care. © ROCKFAX
FA. John Loy (solo) early 1960s 1962

Photo: Our third traversing the second half of Boomerang © purplemonkeyelephant
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This climb is in 259 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

colin milton - 2nd - 08/Sep/14 with mara

Appropriately named first uk severe for Katy.
JHiley - 2nd - 31/Aug/14 with Katy M

Top rope solo.
robblowen - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/14

Vanessa Simmons - 2nd - 06/Aug/14 with Pete

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14

Gear pre placed by Andy Hind.
zzee83 - Lead - 01/Jun/14 with Arron Fisk, Andy Hind

Nice climb, right traverse gets lovely and airy at one point. Final moves a bit dodgy as a large handhold is loose and unusable.
purplemonkeyelephant - 2nd O/S - Jun/14

Took the more direct big crack instead of going all the way left to add interest. Also added a more direct finish.
cragsman9000 - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/14 with Neil

bob_cbr - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/14 with cragsman9000

benny_m - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with James

Jamie Everitt - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

Robbiobaby - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Rich Andrews

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/14

AdamPrzeslak - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Pete Webb

petewebb - 2nd - 09/Mar/14 with Adam Przeslak

Lukem6 - Lead rpt - 07/Mar/14 with louise k

Hidden - 2014

hirving - TR O/S - 01/Dec/13 with sam giles

LukeRobinson - TR - 01/Dec/13

Hidden - TR - 01/Dec/13

lewiswilson - TR - 01/Dec/13

jordangolding - TR - 01/Dec/13

deanhorsburgh - TR - 01/Dec/13

SJohnson - TR - 01/Dec/13

Hidden - TR β - 01/Dec/13

quinn sorabjee - TR O/S - 01/Dec/13 with Henry Irving

VERY VINDY!
Tradical - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/13 with Molly Thompson

ben.phillips - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/13 with Mike Rigby

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/13

taff raymond - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13

Nadir90 - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13

Graded S 4a but was no harder than a V diff.
Palindrome - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/13

Rob Royle - Lead - 03/Sep/13 with Mynydd CC

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/13

Anne Gumbley - Lead - 25/Aug/13 with Mark Fairbank

ChrisHarris1981 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Jase

yorkshiresherpa - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Tommaso D'Odorico

tom.dodo - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/13 with John

hotfeet - 2nd - 09/Jul/13 with StuartP

StuartP - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13 with Alan Mountford

My second S lead. Good climb, but a lot of rope drag due to long traverse. Hard to belay.
Serena Lambre - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with alooker

Lukem6 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Darren

AlexFletcher - 2nd - 09/Jun/13 with Nadine Fecht

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/13

chrisbussell - Lead - 21/May/13 with Tim O'Neill

alp79 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Sam Fletcher

bclifton - Lead - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 2013

wet muddy and chossy.
augustus trout - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Dave BuxtonMC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Nov/12

tsl42 - 2nd O/S - 03/Nov/12 with kyle, will goldsmith, Dan, Gaz Hooson

jshields - 2nd - 27/Oct/12 with Jeff Ingman

Jones_d - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Eddie James

ianstevens - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/12

spitfirerick - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12

lennym - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

Nice easy climb, worthwhile. Def not severe though. Top loose, but easy to navigate with care.
mattwilk - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Mark

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with John Cook

goddamm7 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/12 with tim green

Barry D - Lead - 21/Aug/12 with Juan

Clee - 2nd - 20/Aug/12 with Matt

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12

stuaart - 2nd - 05/Aug/12 with Sandra McCabe

Palindrome - Lead O/S - Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/12

Mostly HVD, sections felt more S.
rich_greeny - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Alastair Dixon

langirl - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/12

Katya - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/12 with Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd - 05/Jul/12 with Katya Sourkova

Marcin78 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Rafal

stev1e.wilso - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Simon, Dylan

simon1985 - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Steve Wilson

bigbadbob12345 - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with simonhicklin, Steve Wilson

JezzaCat - 2nd - May/12 with Richard

Direct finish
tsl42 - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Gaz Hooson

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/12 with Stefie Cray

stefie c - 2nd - 14/Mar/12 with Matt Harmon

Horribly loose at the top
parker236 - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12 with Andy Pearson, Ric Elliot, Rob caesar

Fragmod - 2nd - 2012

Fragmod - 2nd - 2012

Sean Kelly - 2012

youwillfindjimbo - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Nov/11

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Ben Selby

nathan2day - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Jorge

mary - Lead - 23/Oct/11 with Dale Gautrey

Marcin78 - Lead - Oct/11 with Paul Ingate

sputnik - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/11 with Mrs Z

c00kie - 2nd - 28/Sep/11 with Gavin

markhammonds - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Tom Reed

RyanC - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Nick Valente

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/11

daviesp2 - 2nd - 24/Aug/11 with Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/11

TRFrost - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/11

Deezel65 - Lead O/S - 06/May/11

Gallant - Lead O/S - May/11

Ben Taggart-Ryan - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11

Kendrick - 2nd - 29/Mar/11 with Si

With Ming and Dave. Finish was fun due to the worst rope drag ever!
simonscubadiver - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Dave Kendrick

Oceanic - 26/Mar/11

Felt easy for a severe, but finish is chossy and loose.
Sarah Harri - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Claire Ryder

Very windy at the top.
mrthehud - 2nd - 05/Feb/11 with Tom Hudson

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 30/Oct/10

WalnutHorse - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10

very loose at the top.
shkinitrep - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/10 with luke preston

muffinman - 2nd - 14/Oct/10

pmurdy - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/10

Joel Green - Lead - Oct/10

gemmasimpson77 - 2nd - 20/Sep/10 with Pete

Gem slip
pete_81 - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/10 with Gemma

Brannock - Solo O/S - 16/Sep/10

jack89 - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Chris Page

Mr. K - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Bryn Wood

with simon chossy finish
philb - Lead - 29/Jul/10

smeaton - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/10 with phil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

Pleasent enough, will have to do the crack straight-up next time.
slacky - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Gary

Ed led, an interesting second, rope got jammed near the top, so had to climb up and re tie into the rope evry few metres, unorthodox but it worked
Pilch - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Graham, Ed

newvena - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/10 with ben

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/10

ajc - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10

Pelleas - Lead - 16/Jun/10 with Martin

Martin Stevens - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/10 with Pelleas

The top was very loose which raised the excitement and lowered the enjoyment. The rest of the climb was fun.
Andrew Bangs - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Simon

welshie - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Andrew Bangs

Fun, easy climb with plenty of good protetion.
RockaJo - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Mikael

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/10

Alaric - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Martin W, Jason

kleinej - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Martin W, Paul

smolders - 2nd - 15/May/10 with Phil G

Easy, a bit scrappy
philgeorge999 - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Martin Oldham

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10

jimstanton - 2nd - 14/Mar/10 with Ali

Olli-C - Lead - 13/Mar/10 with George Want

tjhare1 - 2010

not worth a *@!^
itsgarb - Lead - 2010

Dave's first lead.
dickie01 - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Dave Lister

Listy - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Richard Glazzard

staceyjg - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Michelle

Marq - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/09 with Kim S

IAN NET - Lead - Jul/09

peter myers - 2nd - Jul/09 with Matt Eyre, Alex May

LozM - 2nd - 28/Jun/09 with Ian R

vvanhinsbergh - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Adam Shackleton

adamlives - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with vvanhinsbergh

Oceanic - 26/Apr/09

Panda - Lead - 26/Apr/09

davidwright - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Simon B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09

Lewis Andrew - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/09

jsrous - 2009

melonmike - Lead O/S - 2009 with Danny Wong-Mcsweeney

summo - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Solo dnf - 25/Nov/08

matsavage - 2nd O/S - 08/Nov/08

aipattison - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/08 with James Rae

Fun little climb, good when hungover!
dzlhodgson - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Cate Muir

nicki_2712 - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/08 with James Rae

fun big scramble - last climb of day
jameswbrae - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Alex and Nicki

catemuir - 2nd - 19/Oct/08 with David Hodgson

Little AndyH - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08

markw - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Dan

dpmUK - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/08 with markw

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/08

Did a slightly more direct finish than that shown in the guidebook which made it a bit more exiting.
lucasp - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with masa

Lue lead.
masa-alpin - 2nd β - 13/Sep/08 with Simon in Leeds, P Luke

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/08

Did half of final traverse and exited up as using single rope.
hellboundblr - Lead - 25/Jul/08 with Danny Smudge

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/08

Mike Hall - 2nd - 13/Jul/08 with Ken T

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

Not so great...
williap - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/08 with marcb6

frankcp87 - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Dick Bond

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/08

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Martin Stevens

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - Jun/08

tom - Lead - 21/May/08

Phil1967 - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Dan

yan - Lead - May/08

Martin Haworth - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/08

tontopink - Lead - 05/Mar/08

gilldando - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/08 with Mike

lazydaizy24 - 2008

Hidden - 09/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/07

felt like a waste of time...
duzinga - Lead β - 20/Oct/07 with Pete

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Oct/07

RachaelB - Lead - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/07

Very long climb. Use nine pieces of gear , probably because it was my first S lead. Mid sized nuts are a good idea
jugglingeek - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/07 with Helen Odwell

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/07

spbond - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Bobby K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07

JL Notes - Not great but good starter for Steve.
sjblake - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Jon Leighton

phill bentham - Lead O/S - 21/May/07

leonjones - 2nd - 14/Apr/07 with Phil Barley

Jon Greengrass - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Jo Harris

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Dec/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/06

Mark Collins - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Neil Henson

Easy climbing, but some care required with the top out.
Neil Henson - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with Mark Collins

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jul/06

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - Jul/06 with Pete Krug & Louise Farr

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/May/06

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with pete swift

What a silly idea that was!
just wanna climb - Solo - 10/Feb/06 with Liz in Sheffield

mr bounce - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 2006

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/05 with Carmen

climbingrick - Lead O/S - 03/May/05

Top half traverse is chossy, dusty and brittle.
Dominion - Lead O/S - 2005 with Allie Griffiths

Hidden - 2005

Jon Wickham - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/04 with Alison Stockwell

Soloed 1st pitch to get to April Arete.
Phil West - Solo - 05/Jun/04 with Shaun Walby

chrishedgehog - Lead - 21/Mar/03 with Clare Wilkie

Ander - Lead - 12/Mar/03 with Kev

James B - 13/Jul/02

GrahamHP - Lead - Jun/02

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 19/May/02 with Laurie Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/02

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/01

loonyclimber - Lead - May/01

Apharri - Lead O/S - May/01 with Dave Wharton

Hedley - 2001

Rampikino - Lead - 18/Mar/00

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Banjo

stokienomad - 2nd - 25/Aug/96

stokienomad - 2nd - 25/Aug/96

Sometime in the 90's
BruceW - Lead O/S - 1996

Iain Thow - Solo - 02/Apr/95

craig d - 1992

andy tetsill - Solo - Aug/91

Hidden - Solo - 05/May/90

andy tetsill - Solo - Jul/83

malc - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/82 with RL

Ian Jones - Lead - 1982 with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc

Mark Kemball - Solo - 04/Nov/78

RichardMc - Solo - 09/Jun/75

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Voting
Total votes cast 143
hard HS0 of 53
HS0 of 53
easy HS0 of 53
hard S1 of 53
S14 of 53
easy S26 of 53
hard HVD12 of 53
HVD0 of 53
easy HVD0 of 53
hard 4b0 of 46
4b0 of 46
easy 4b0 of 46
hard 4a0 of 46
4a17 of 46
easy 4a14 of 46
hard 3c15 of 46
3c0 of 46
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Style of ascent

Soloed18 of 259 (6.9%)
Lead128 of 259 (49.4%)
Followed86 of 259 (33.2%)
Toproped9 of 259 (3.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 259 (0.4%)
Unknown17 of 259 (6.6%)

'Climbed'112 of 259 (43.2%)
clean O/S139 of 259 (53.7%)
clean β3 of 259 (1.2%)
clean rpt3 of 259 (1.2%)
dnf2 of 259 (0.8%)