The Gully Joke* E3 5c
[Moving up the upper wall on the Gully joke, 2 kb]15m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the flake left of the steep crack, place runners on the right then teeter out left and climb the wall on small hidden holds. © ROCKFAX

FA. John Allen 1975

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

Photo: Moving up the upper wall on the Gully joke © SGD
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This climb is in 64 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

ashtond6 - 2nd - 06/Apr/15

Dirty and hard to do the first couple of moves if you're short. Bypassed the start so nowhere near the full tick.
spragglerocks - 2nd - 19/Mar/15 with Mike Grant

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Rosh

dannyboy83 - Solo β - 19/May/14 with Ben Ochner, Jonny P

mark20 - Lead O/S - 09/May/14

WB - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Guy

Hidden - TR O/S - 15/Mar/14

Proper hard
PaulTanton - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Rhys McCallister

danm - 2nd - 09/Mar/14 with grimer

Having previously led
Boy - Solo - 08/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/12

Looked very bold to lead. Simple enough to second but very thin.
Daniel Heath - 2nd β - 20/Mar/12 with Remus

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Mar/12

kitkat78 - TR O/S - 19/Feb/12 with Dan P

Hidden - 2012

tuftynick - 2nd - 16/Oct/11 with dave musgrove

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 16/Oct/11 with Tufty

Good lead by Mark - top slab is technical and bold.
PeteH - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/11 with Mark Watson, Chris Fox

A bit spooky, v pleased with the onsight.
highlux - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/11 with Chris Fox, Pete Hart

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10

Entertaining with no chalk to show the way. A bit eliminate though, not using the big crack for gear.
Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Mike Todd, Misha

stephenhartley - 2nd - 04/Sep/10 with Burns

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Jon Pearson

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/10

Exciting with interesting route-finding.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/10 with Cat Black

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/10

Boy - Oct/09 with Fiona Fullwood

Hidden - 2nd dog - 29/Aug/09

Not a nice route.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Nic and Katherine

dodfoster - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/09 with dan jones

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/07 with Ruth

Ropeboy - Lead - 19/Nov/06

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/01 with Kirilee, Viv

Not much of a joke if you come off., but luckily I didnt
steveb2006 - Lead - 20/May/01 with Pete Carter

Hidden - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/98

ChrisJD - 2nd - Aug/98 with AlB

Bold - Chris seconds up Terrace Crack as there is no gear to get out in The Gully Joke
steveb2006 - Lead - 18/Oct/97 with Chris Webb

Roget - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/96

Chris Wright - Lead O/S - May/96

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 12/May/95 with mik

John Southworth - May/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/94

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/94 with Steven Delderfield

steveb2006 - Lead - 11/May/93 with Simon Mee

Hidden - TR O/S - 20/Mar/93

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/93 with KM

Good climbing but rather bold
steveb2006 - Lead - 10/May/92 with Brian Hamilton

Shunt? Also solo 1st section of Great Slab
steveb2006 - TR - 22/May/90

Good hard route - bold
steveb2006 - Lead - 05/May/89 with Simon White

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - TR - 29/Mar/88

sadams - Solo - 03/Aug/87 with Guy Townsend

Hidden - TR - 01/Aug/87

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 27/Sep/86 with Paul Dunkley

Seconded previously some time.
stp - Solo RP - 09/Feb/84

KRB - Lead O/S - 10/Dec/83 with Jeanette Thomas

Dave Musgrove - 24/Apr/83 with Paul Dawson

Was graded HVS.
Nic Robinson - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/82 with (Dirty) Derek Hearsey

hodjster - Lead O/S - Feb/82 with Tony Burden

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 12/Oct/80 with Bill McKee

andy gittins - 1978

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