Formica Slab HVS 4c
[Formica Slab, 3 kb]18m.

Rockfax Description
More steep slab climbing to the left of the parallel cracks. Lacking in protection, just for a change. © ROCKFAX


FA. Dave Gregory 1972

Photo: Formica Slab © Phil West
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 98 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Basically a solo, put gear in the break a couple of meters below the top, thankfully it is all quite straight forward though.
Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/15 with Emma

GregBristol - Lead - 16/Apr/15 with Holly PCC

DaveB61 - Lead - 24/Sep/14 with Danny Hoyle

DannyH001 - 2nd - 24/Sep/14

Top rope solo.
robblowen - TR O/S - 11/Sep/14

steady climbing found a low brassy and then a good cam. entertaining. no side runners! other wise soft vs
bede.west - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

Christoofar - TR - May/14

jshields - 2nd - 23/Apr/14 with Andy Neath, Jeff Ingman

Hidden - TR - 21/Apr/14

iamhingo - TR O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Alistair Reid

ninaclose - TR O/S - 13/Apr/14

jordangolding - TR O/S - 12/Apr/14

No Hands
jordangolding - TR rpt - 12/Apr/14

LukeRobinson - TR O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Jordan Golding

WalopiaClimbs - Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14

j.buckley87 - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/14

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/14

Daniel Heath - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13

bennevis - TR - 02/Jul/13 with Jon

Easy climbing, quite dirty in places but solid gear.
MischaHY - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/13

Will Smith - TR O/S - 23/Feb/13 with Tom

side runners
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 2013

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/12

ipegg - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12 with Richard Apthorp

Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

Playing on toprope due to midges and rain. Nice climb...shedloads easier than Aphids wall despite only being one grade difference. Start was the hardest part.
valentinesbabe - TR O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Alex Poyser, Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe, Steven Fletcher

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Angela Paul

Hidden - TR O/S - 23/Jun/12

Rampikino - TR - 07/Apr/12 with Cat

Hidden - TR O/S - 07/Apr/12

eloise - TR O/S - 11/Mar/12

David Qualtrough - 2012

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2012

odox - 22/Sep/11 with Keith Lonsdale, Andrew Birtwistle

Hidden - TR O/S - 15/Aug/11

Wil.Hooke - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with Frost

lidiya nedevska - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Tom Bullock

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/11

TRFrost - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with W. Hooke

climbed in the rain.
jules699 - TR - 29/May/11

On the shunt
charley - TR O/S - 28/Apr/11

No gear!!!
mattparratt - 2nd - 23/Apr/11

Anthony mccourt - TR O/S - 03/Apr/11

al123 - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10

jack89 - TR O/S - 10/Jul/10 with gaz_jones

mbambi - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/10 with matt

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 01/Jul/10 with Jane Rigby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/10

migs493 - Solo O/S - 09/May/10

joe1979 - Solo - 26/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Mar/09

Climb is quite enjoyable and not too difficult but protection is over half height and not really that good until you are nearly at the top. Don't be fooled by the breaks, they are all rubbish and will not take gear. One to put your bold head on for.
tom.ireson - Lead O/S - 10/Jan/09 with Andy Townsend

Oceanic - 18/Oct/08

Creep_pea - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Walsh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/08

argyle_dude - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Maciek - Lead O/S - Apr/07 with Bunny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07

LakesWinter - 2nd - 11/Mar/07 with Mr Harvey

Glad I didnt lead it.
dread-i - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/07 with papillon

Phil West - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Chris Tan

baldcoder - TR O/S - 21/Sep/06 with Little Old Lady

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 18/Jun/06

Stig - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/05 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

robin heath - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/05 with Graham Scott, Dan Hodgson

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Stuart Barker

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - Apr/04 with Ian Fones

M_W_Court - Lead O/S - 07/Dec/03

rob.grafton - Lead - 29/Sep/03 with Simon Wood, Jim, Bruce

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/03

Want to lead!
Harry The Owl - TR O/S - Apr/03 with Jools

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/May/02

sdht - 2001

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000

Iain Thow - Lead - 05/Apr/99 with Liz Jolley, Chris Dodd

cragspud - Lead O/S - Jul/98

Rampikino - TR - 19/Mar/96

Andy Say - Solo - 28/Jul/95

IanD353 - Solo O/S - May/93

with gear in neighbouring routes the grade is right.
Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/93 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Solo - 27/Mar/89

tapley - Lead - 26/Mar/89 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jun/88

steve prior - Lead - Aug/87 with Rob W

babymoac - Lead - 26/Oct/85 with Bob Hunter

Billg - Lead - 18/Jul/85 with Richard Kirk

Billg - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/85 with Dave Gregory

nigehughes - Lead - Jun/84 with Paul Stephenson

Mark Kemball - Solo - 11/Dec/83

Ian Clare - 1983

Ian Clare - 1983

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 1982 with tim wright

mark-abz - 2nd - 16/Sep/81 with Andy W

Hidden - TR - 23/Feb/75

Voting
Total votes cast 45
hard E10 of 16
E10 of 16
easy E11 of 16
hard HVS2 of 16
HVS9 of 16
easy HVS3 of 16
hard VS1 of 16
VS0 of 16
easy VS0 of 16
hard 5a0 of 15
5a0 of 15
easy 5a2 of 15
hard 4c3 of 15
4c8 of 15
easy 4c1 of 15
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