Narcissus*** E6 6b
[Ben Silvestre latching the finishing holds of the relatively exciting 'Narcissus', 3 kb]18m. The blunt arete of the Pinnacle is increasingly taxing, with the crux a worrying height off the ground! Easier with padding but graded for an ascent without. Finish up or down Valkyrie. © ROCKFAX
FA. Steve Bancroft (solo) 1976

Ticklists: Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Hard Grit history, Peak Rock/12/The New Golden Age.

Photo: Ben Silvestre latching the finishing holds of the relatively exciting 'Narcissus' © Rob Greenwood - UKC
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This climb is in 32 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

mark20 - Sent x - 30/Nov/14

Second go - nearly flashed, took the fall from 2/3rds height to calm the nerves. First E6!
MischaHY - Solo G/U - 30/Nov/14

Probably the cruxiest Font 6c+ you'll ever do...
Rob Greenwood - UKC - Sent - 30/Nov/14 with Mark Rankine, Guy Van Gruening, Duncan Campbell

Woah. Was psyched to do Oedipus, and hadn't even given this a thought. Got higher and higher, gaining more confidence as I landed in the pad pool from further up. Eventually stalled out, struggling to commit to the weird barn-door sequence high up. Absolutely mega though and one I'd very much like to go back for. When E6 is V6?
Duncan Campbell - Sent dnf - 30/Nov/14 with GuyVG, Robbie

NDD - Solo G/U - 30/Nov/14

ow!
GuyVG - Sent dnf - 30/Nov/14 with A Gritstone Pad Party

Hidden - 2014

harvie - Solo β - 29/Mar/13

Ethan - Solo - 05/Dec/12 with Ed, Sam

No pads.
pipof747 - Solo RP - 07/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo - 06/Mar/11

Ground up above pads. Great fun.
willackers - Solo - 06/Mar/11 with Ginger Chris

Highballed ground-up with 3 pads, after tryin it without any last year - grateful for them. Makes the establishing part of the crux safe but wouldnt want to fluff the reach up to the crack and beyond. Approx V5/6 very highball problem, classic!
Mike Goldthorp - Solo RP - 03/Mar/11 with Steve Ramsden

well padded ground up. took quite a few goes and plummets to find a sequence.
Ram MkiV - Solo - 27/Jan/11 with sam & ed

Ground up. Took ages to get my feet right for a balancy but not powerfull reach
edinbed - Solo - 03/Nov/10

Had a go at a (padless) solo but wind was coming strong from left to right and really throwing me, couldnt commit. Will persevere.
Mike Goldthorp - Solo dnf - 13/Mar/10

DaveFidler - Sent dnf - 14/Feb/10

2 or 3 falls. Had loads of pads. Still not without interest. Felt terrible after drinking, should have manned up.
Franco Cookson OLD - Solo - Oct/09 with sam, Luke Hunt

Hidden - Solo - Sep/09

DaveFidler - TR dnf - 2009

Phil Jennings - Solo dnf - 16/Aug/08 with Kieran Leary

Hidden - Dec/07

Hidden - TR RP - 11/Nov/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Nov/07

MYSSAK - Solo β - 04/Nov/07

dannyboy83 - Solo RP - 02/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo β - 2006

Roget - TR RP - 09/Jan/00 with jon

Hidden - TR dnf - 31/May/99

Hidden - TR RP - Jul/98

no pads
switch - Solo O/S - 1997

Chris Wright - Solo - 19/Jan/91

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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hard E70 of 15
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easy E70 of 15
hard E65 of 15
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easy E63 of 15
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