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[Drosophila . . . just to the left of the rope, 3 kb]Up the good chipped holds in the steep wall right of banana. Crawl off right up the break at the top to finish or tackle the right side of the bulge at 5c.
M Boysen 1960

Photo: Drosophila . . . just to the left of the rope © Mike Parks
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 226 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

mattyc - TR dnf - 23/Aug/14

daviesp2 - TR dnf - 16/Aug/14

gary9t9 - TR RP - 15/Jul/14 with Dom

Hidden - TR RP - 15/Jul/14

martin one - TR rpt - 29/Jun/14 with Sue

Felt so much easier this time around. Thanks random lads from Ashford for the belay!
jsmcfarland - TR rpt - 21/Jun/14

BIgYeti86 - TR - Jun/14

Mike Parks - TR rpt - 23/May/14 with Sarah

alex thackway - TR O/S - 14/May/14 with John, Dick

Chris Sieradzki - TR rpt - 16/Mar/14 with Hooo

lewiz - TR β - 29/Sep/13 with Sahri

Very true regarding the set up of the top rope .... the right wall will come rushing at you.
Neil Watson - TR dnf - 28/Sep/13

Hidden - TR rpt - 08/Sep/13

timmyhobby - TR O/S - 01/Sep/13

despite reading note in guide book rope positioning still lead to me taking a flyer into the right wall when grip was lost. not a nice start :-(
lesmarsden - TR dog - 20/Aug/13

Munch - TR O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Jack Kent

Serena Lambre - TR RP - 17/Aug/13 with alooker

Mike Parks - TR rpt - 17/Aug/13 with Susie, Ean

Matt250 - TR O/S - 01/Aug/13

alooker - TR - Aug/13 with Serena

CurlyStevo - TR - Jul/13 with Dylan, Matt

Guy Atkinson - TR rpt - 25/Jun/13 with Zara

Difficult start. Warm sunny day.
andyhewlett - TR O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Mike Riley

tradguy - TR rpt - 01/Jun/13 with Cath Moran

Hidden - TR rpt - 26/May/13

Hidden - TR dog - 26/May/13

lukehodson - TR rpt - 04/May/13 with Clem, Charlotte

mrteale - TR - May/13

jsmcfarland - TR O/S - May/13

Ian Ackerley - TR - 14/Apr/13 with Mervyn Lamacraft, Martin Hore

Hidden - TR rpt - 30/Mar/13

Hidden - TR dnf - 03/Mar/13

the top was pretty slimey.
IanMulvany - TR O/S - 03/Mar/13

Hidden - TR rpt - 03/Mar/13

Mike Parks - TR rpt - 16/Feb/13 with Cess

Steve Dunton - 2013

Mike Parks - TR rpt - 14/Nov/12 with Ean, Cess

Hidden - TR rpt - 16/Sep/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Sep/12

Very Pumpy route need to find more rest points.
lloyd - TR dog - 29/Jul/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Jul/12

Stewart Armstrong - TR O/S - 28/Jul/12

Hidden - TR - 24/Jul/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 15/Jul/12

Dave Page - TR O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Lenaya Page

Hidden - TR O/S - 02/Jun/12

Hidden - TR - 02/Jun/12

SamJones974 - 2nd O/S - 30/May/12 with Nathan Missin

Mike Parks - TR rpt - 13/May/12 with Sue

matt.jj - TR rpt - 15/Apr/12

matt.jj - TR rpt - 27/Mar/12

Hidden - TR dnf - 18/Feb/12

Mike Parks - TR rpt - 18/Feb/12 with Todd, Cess

Hidden - TR rpt - 14/Feb/12

Mike Parks - TR rpt - 14/Feb/12 with Cess

Cat G - TR - 2012

Hidden - 2012

bleddynmawr - 2012

Hidden - TR rpt - 11/Oct/11

james.pilbeam - TR O/S - 08/Oct/11

Hidden - TR β - 17/Sep/11

RamblingRyan - TR - 10/Sep/11 with Col

Mike Parks - TR β - 27/Aug/11 with Sue, Kendra, Debs, Cess

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/Aug/11

ipegg - TR - 06/Aug/11 with Richard Apthorp

matt.jj - TR O/S - 29/Jul/11

Hidden - TR dog - 23/Jul/11

Guy Atkinson - TR RP - 23/Jul/11 with Joe, Fishmate

Hidden - TR - 27/Jun/11

Hidden - TR RP - 25/Jun/11

First climb on sandstone.
George Nichols - TR dog - 03/Jun/11 with Rob Gamm, Cara Tyndall, Beren Roy

OliMcNeillis - TR dog - 02/Jun/11

Basically ticked the route may have moved slightly too far left to avoid the final sloper before the traverse line.
CurlyStevo - TR - Jun/11 with Dylan

Jim Malo - TR O/S - 25/May/11 with Mark

Hidden - TR - 22/May/11

Nicola - TR O/S - 08/May/11 with Nicky

Hidden - Sent - 02/May/11

Hidden - TR - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - TR - 17/Apr/11

Was feeling pretty good but I was just a bit knackered by this point, one to come back to!
Guy Atkinson - TR dnf - 09/Apr/11 with Dick, Nick Briggs

Hidden - TR rpt - 02/Apr/11

barfani chita - TR rpt - 02/Apr/11 with Saurus

rxmac - TR O/S - 19/Mar/11

climber46 - 2011

JIMJIM - TR - 2011 with Tex

Hidden - TR - 2011

lioness84 - 2011

benscarter - TR O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Rich Marmoset

Radical-G - TR O/S - 09/Oct/10

Oliver Houston - TR - 10/Sep/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 05/Sep/10

Tried, but cannot finished
christina9689 - TR - 05/Sep/10 with dkelly

givemetea - TR rpt - 08/Aug/10 with Craig Jenkins, Hannah Heywood

barfani chita - TR RP - 24/Jul/10 with Saurus

unfortunately too pumped to continue :(
PerrinT - TR dnf - 11/Jul/10 with Kylie Richards

Nice route but got too pumped, will get it next time!
Kylie - TR dnf - 11/Jul/10 with Tom Perrin

jeanjacquescarnages - TR dog - 10/Jul/10

nigel pearson - TR O/S - 20/Jun/10 with simona

devilman - TR RP - 13/Jun/10

N-Missin - TR dnf - 12/Jun/10

Will_Maxwell - TR RP - 21/May/10 with Debbie Armstrong

got the first few moves wired, one to come back to!
nikinko - TR dnf - 25/Apr/10 with Jayne

givemetea - TR O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Hannah Heywood

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Apr/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 25/Apr/10

jaynejacko - TR dnf - 25/Apr/10 with Nikki N.S.T

one to go back for.
Jayne Jackson - TR dnf - 25/Apr/10 with Nikki King

sparkass - TR O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Ian Stronghill

Quiddity - TR O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Curious Yellow

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Apr/10

strudles - TR O/S - 12/Apr/10

cayteye - TR O/S - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - TR dog - 06/Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Simon Bowyer - 2010

vid - 2010

leglesslizard - TR - 2010

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Oct/09

RFWilkie - TR O/S - 04/Oct/09

Danny Crump - TR O/S - 01/Sep/09

Hidden - TR dnf - 14/Aug/09

Hidden - TR RP - Aug/09

Hidden - TR - 28/Jul/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 28/Jul/09

Best route of the day! Excellent technical climb direct up the slab to a large break then a smal traverse to the right and up to finish.
wild_nomad - TR O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Seb

mattparratt - TR dog - 18/Jul/09

Dan818 - TR O/S - 28/Jun/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/Jun/09

Dan818 - TR dnf - 19/Jun/09

Monk - TR O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Alan

Teemo - TR - 23/May/09

mr_cf - TR O/S - 02/May/09 with Bob

an easy start but found my lack of height an issue with the last third.
johnnorley - TR dog - 25/Apr/09 with Andrea Norley

martin one - TR rpt - 19/Apr/09 with Sue

Hidden - TR - 06/Apr/09

Kyle Rance - TR - 06/Apr/09 with Chris Cracknell

troutbeck - 29/Mar/09 with J.G.

cayteye - TR O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Paul Highams

hippo xx - 2009

olipab121 - 2009

Hidden - TR RP - 2009

Graham C - TR O/S - 29/Sep/08

RFWilkie - TR O/S - 28/Sep/08

Danny Crump - TR - 15/Sep/08

lukehodson - TR O/S - 12/Sep/08 with Charlotte

Jacob Ram - TR rpt - 03/Sep/08 with Micheal Kemp

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Jul/08

whiskywhiskymac - TR dnf - 13/Jul/08 with Jan

Jacob Ram - TR rpt - 04/Jul/08 with Micheal Kemp

Luke Marsden - TR - Jul/08 with Jonathan Plumridge

Callum T - TR - 29/Jun/08

Callum T - TR - 29/Jun/08

themidnightninja - TR O/S - 09/Jun/08

Hidden - TR O/S - Jun/08

Hidden - TR β - 24/Feb/08

Hidden - TR rpt - 2008

Hidden - TR dog - 12/Sep/07

mikecaffrey - TR - 09/Sep/07

Mark Riley - TR O/S - 18/Aug/07 with Hely

Clee - TR β - 05/Aug/07 with casbaker

Hidden - TR - Aug/07

martin one - TR - 21/Jul/07 with Sue

Hidden - TR dog - 21/Jun/07

jonathannewth - TR dog - 17/Jun/07 with Chris W

Hidden - TR - 16/Jun/07

dcomeau - TR β - 10/Jun/07 with Nigel Cass

Hidden - TR dnf - 06/Jun/07

colinw - TR dnf - 26/May/07 with Tina

Jacob Ram - TR - 01/Apr/07 with elisa best

KarlH - TR O/S - 26/Mar/07 with Tony

martin one - TR - 12/Mar/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

chrisrogers - TR - 2007

JimBee - TR RP - Nov/06 with Ian Burt

Burt - TR - Nov/06

Hidden - TR O/S - Sep/06

finter22 - TR dog - 26/Jun/06

Oddjob - TR O/S - 12/May/06 with Simon

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Jan/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 2006

Lowry - TR rpt - Aug/05

MikeC59 - TR - 23/Jul/05

Jacob Ram - TR - 01/Jun/05 with elisa best

markw - TR O/S - 01/May/05

timharrison - TR - May/05 with Abi Marchent

Top-out is aided by a tree-route!
Wilbur - TR RP - 22/Jan/05 with Caine

Rokmunky - TR - 2005

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/04

Irk the Purist - TR O/S - 22/Jul/04 with Craig Etherton

Jacob Ram - 2nd - 12/May/04 with elisa best

Hidden - TR - May/04

ellie macpherson - TR - 02/Apr/04 with mike henesey

Ander - TR - 18/Oct/03 with Ollie

roverhead - TR - 05/Jul/03

Hidden - TR - 2003

clive-greenwood - TR - 2003

Jacob Ram - 2nd - 08/May/02 with elisa best

Brown - Solo O/S - Sep/01

Hidden - Solo - 22/Aug/01

Jacob Ram - 21/Aug/01

Hidden - TR rpt - 11/Aug/01

Jacob Ram - TR - 21/May/01 with mrs shunt

Hidden - TR - 19/May/01

Hidden - TR RP - 2001

Lepista - TR - 08/Jun/00

Hidden - TR - 2000

NickP - 2000

Jacob Ram - TR - 02/Aug/99

Hidden - TR - Jul/98

jimjimmyjimjim - TR - 1998

Richard White - 1997

Hidden - TR O/S - Aug/95

Roget - TR O/S - 08/Jun/91 with jon

Marti999 - Solo - 1991

andy gittins - 1990

Hidden - TR RP - 1989

ChrisJD - TR - 18/Mar/88

sadams - TR - 23/Jul/83 with Bob/Steve Ayleasbury CC

Gordon Stainforth - TR - 28/Mar/82 with David BA Jones, John Kenton

Hidden - TR rpt - 01/Jan/82

JohnHutch - TR - 1976 with BA

Gordon Stainforth - TR - 09/Feb/75 with Pete McNulty

beaumap - TR - 1974 with Bernie Green

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
fawlty, Hidden, Hidden, LionSJH

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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 226 (1.8%)
Followed3 of 226 (1.3%)
Toproped201 of 226 (88.9%)
Bouldered1 of 226 (0.4%)
Unknown17 of 226 (7.5%)

'Climbed'81 of 226 (35.8%)
clean O/S58 of 226 (25.7%)
clean β6 of 226 (2.7%)
clean rpt34 of 226 (15.0%)
clean RP14 of 226 (6.2%)
dogged14 of 226 (6.2%)
dnf19 of 226 (8.4%)