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Formica Slab HVS 4c

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[Formica Slab, 3 kb]18m. More steep slab climbing to the left of the parallel cracks. Unprotected, just for a change. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dave Gregory 1972

Photo: Formica Slab © Phil West
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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

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

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

Jones_d - TR O/S - 23/Jun/12 with Jamie Bomber, Colin Harper

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

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Mar/07

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

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jun/88

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 37
hard E10 of 13
E10 of 13
easy E11 of 13
hard HVS2 of 13
HVS6 of 13
easy HVS3 of 13
hard VS1 of 13
VS0 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard 5a0 of 13
5a0 of 13
easy 5a2 of 13
hard 4c2 of 13
4c7 of 13
easy 4c1 of 13
hard 4b1 of 13
4b0 of 13
easy 4b0 of 13
3 Stars0 of 11
2 Stars1 of 11
1 Star4 of 11
0 Stars5 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed12 of 89 (13.5%)
Lead31 of 89 (34.8%)
Followed15 of 89 (16.9%)
Toproped23 of 89 (25.8%)
Unknown8 of 89 (9.0%)

'Climbed'33 of 89 (37.1%)
clean O/S54 of 89 (60.7%)
clean rpt2 of 89 (2.2%)