What's Up Doc? E2 5a
[Chris Moor gripped on the precarious What's Up Doc? (E2 5b) at Froggatt, 2 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the slab starting on the right then generally stay just right of North Climb. Can be made much harder if the easiest options are ignored. © ROCKFAX

FA. Graham Hulley 1990

Photo: Chris Moor gripped on the precarious What's Up Doc? (E2 5b) at Froggatt © Nick Smith - UKC
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RKirke - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/15 with Edward Hastrop

Very scary, tried to use a tricam in one of the pockets but Rog just pulled it straight out so probably wasn't worth much, may have used a questionable hold in my desperate attempt to top out, but not really sure, tunnel vision had set in
Stroppy - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/15 with Roger Kirke

Fraser hill-casey - Lead O/S - 04/May/15

Went up this thinking 'this seems alright' then looked around to see where gear was - like 5m below be and 4m off the ground...
Nick_Merriman - TR O/S - 04/May/15 with James Martin

Didn't find a 5b move on this - 'pends how eliminaty you want to be?
Chris Craggs - TR - 18/Aug/14 with Steve Cunnington, Graham Parkes

WillDoyle - Solo - 30/Mar/14

Matt88 - TR - 22/Feb/14 with Joe M

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - TR - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Feb/13

You have to pretend there are holds and hope for the best, dont grab the side!
gobey - TR O/S - Jan/13 with daniel, mick, Paul

Knot-Paul - TR dog - Jan/13 with Bob, Mick

rlsilver - TR - 20/Oct/12

jshields - Lead - 19/Aug/12 with Mike Dowsett

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 19/Aug/12 with jshields

Hidden - TR dog - 29/Jul/12

mad.moo - TR - 13/May/12 with RUMC

harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 08/May/12 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - Solo dnf - 06/May/12

Steve Swanborough - TR dog - 15/Apr/12 with Rick Clapham

Better climbing than the description suggests: exciting smearing up the narrow slab at the top. Done with a monster cam in the crack: probably E1, but still felt bold!
Andy Clarke - Lead β - 31/Mar/12 with Ralph

Hidden - TR - 27/Mar/12

(Top-roped first) Intended to lead it, but sparse protection, I though I might as well not even bother.
KippStudley - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/12

Boy - Solo - 25/Mar/12

t_hume - TR - 21/Mar/12

mattshort - TR O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Alan Murray

Hidden - Lead - 15/Mar/12

djelkin1992 - TR O/S - 13/Mar/12

A solo, with a handy cam to stop your broken body rolling down the hill.
AndrewJamesCherry - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - TR O/S - 20/Nov/11

Hidden - Solo dnf - 20/Nov/11

Stevepg - TR - 16/Oct/11 with Bat, Bart, Tim

tdan0504 - 16/Oct/11 with Steve Gaylor, Bartosz Inglot, Bat Casale

Mark Dennison - TR O/S - 06/Aug/11 with Dawn

Missed the start moves, was climbing well - could have led it I reckon. Jon belyed me up.
Robin S - TR O/S - 18/May/11

We used a 6 friend in the crack of north climb recon in lowers the grade to E1 hard 5b as I didn't go up the middle between sunstet slab thought I was to close to the arrete if u miss on big triagle foothold out on the arrete feels just about 5b. Andy and rob went up the middle on top rope and reconed it was hard 5b mayb 5c but it was the their first route of the day. Will b back to do it propperly with number 6
Dale - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Andy

Missed the start moves
malc - TR O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Paul S

Hidden - Solo dnf - 19/Mar/11

highlux - Solo O/S - 26/Nov/10

With shunt.
Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Charley Fell

precarious start (better for tall) hardly much gear might leave the lead for a while :)
TM_Horton - TR O/S - 13/Oct/10 with collin

Rob Laird - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/10

ipegg - 30/Jun/10 with Tony Walentowicz, Rob Laird, Gavin Philips

gavster2405 - 30/Jun/10 with Ian Pegg

ffdalton - TR - 19/Jun/10 with Dean Dalton

nice classic slab climb. very enjoyable and technical. good friction on slab to make the moves. I wouldn't want to climb it in about 10-20 years when its polished as ****
davross1986 - TR O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Ted Dalton, Dean Dalton

bennevis - TR - 03/Jun/10 with Jon

stuartberg - TR O/S - 02/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/May/10

rod757 - May/10

Jennyvs - TR O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Sean Astley

DeanD - 2010

intotheoutside - TR β - 21/Oct/09

Hidden - TR - 21/Oct/09

alimckay - TR O/S - Oct/09 with ufton, jay

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Katharine, Rich, John and Wicks

belay bunny turned bad - TR - 04/Jul/09 with loundsy

quiffhanger - Solo - 15/Jun/09

mic_b - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09

davross1986 - TR O/S - Jun/09 with Dean Dalton

Bill Lawrence - TR O/S - 12/Apr/09 with andy lawrence

Hidden - TR - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 25/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Aug/08

Franco Cookson OLD - Solo O/S - 30/May/08 with Mike Hunt

One slip - thank heavens for the TR!
PanzerHanzler - TR dog - 12/Apr/08 with Lafi Fides

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Side runners in North Climb placed on lead.
kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2008 with SteveOc

john lynch - TR - 17/Nov/07 with Bo Robertson

Joe Dove - 2nd - 28/Jul/07 with kev

Phil1967 - TR O/S - 03/May/07 with Ed

v.jester - Solo O/S - May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - 14/Apr/07

natzim - TR O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Dan

Hidden - 2007

kitkat78 - 2nd - 04/Nov/06 with Nick McK

gjw5670 - 02/Nov/06 with shaz

SGD - 2nd - 21/Oct/06 with Tom Relf

I think this is a brilliant eliminate. You can almost just smear up it and its a good test of resolve. I was a bit shakey when I got to the top.
thrutch - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/06 with helen

Col Allott - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 09/Aug/06

Good to do whilst you're here. Resist the dark side and keep that gear out of the adjacent crack.
UndercoverElephant - Lead O/S - May/06 with S

I've been up to the top pockets before soloing and never convinced myself to try to finish it. Damn glad of that fact now... The final moves felt tenuous on a TR - not going near it for a while soloing!
Pythonist - TR O/S - 01/Apr/06 with Chris Jennions

Bit of a silly eliminate seeing as you can reach a big flatty on the left-side of the slab near the top. For the grade I don't think this easily-reachable hold is in.
Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - Dec/05

Led with side-runner (E1). TR a few weeks earlier
Chris the Tall - Lead RP - 14/May/05 with Alice Chaplin

brownie mike - 2005

kato'sdad - TR - 23/May/04 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - TR - 23/May/04 with Jon Berry

thetourist - TR - 13/Apr/03

Hidden - TR - 18/Sep/02

AJ007 - TR - Sep/02 with Dan

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/02 with Len Cole

rocktigger - Lead - 2001 with Clare

cragspud - 2nd O/S - 1999

timreynolds - TR - 24/May/98

On my solo week. Felt more like 5a at the time.
Charles Arthur - Solo O/S - 31/Oct/95

Tim Bateman - 2nd - 11/Jun/95

Andy Say - Lead - 06/Nov/94

Hidden - TR - 22/Aug/93

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/92

goi.ashmore - Lead β - 08/Mar/92 with Rich Lawrence

Jon Read - Solo O/S - Mar/92 with Louise B.

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