Big Wall Dreams* 6a+
[Rik on Big Wall Dreams, 3 kb]11m.

Rockfax Description
Sustained climbing up the lower wall culminates in a pressing finish through the upper bulge to reach a good hold near the top. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
The third route from the right sporting lots of old pegs. Again a good reach helps on the top wall.

John Leonard 08/Nov/2008

Photo: Rik on Big Wall Dreams © Kafoozalem
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This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Nice lower section, much helped having just seen my partner climb it. The move to the last bolt is just hideous, literally relying on rough sketchy bits of rock for your hands and making a big left foot step up, whilst praying there is a good handhold at the top.
simonsnake77 - Lead β - 21/Jul/15

FlavioL1989 - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15 with Rob Edwards

This actually climbed pretty well right up until the top 1/3 which is loose again. Didn't want to take the risk so bailed.
bobstones - Lead dnf - 14/Jun/15 with Sophie Gibbens

Good fun pumpy moves to start with, gets a bit sketchy further up
WilliamD - Lead O/S - 27/May/15 with Alex Haddon

HakanT - Lead O/S - 25/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/15

TR Shunt. Had to rest in 2 places, the lower part I got pumped on then the top part took me a while. Another good climb here.
underitall - TR dog - 26/Mar/15

Gibbo - Lead - 25/Oct/14 with Tom Gibbison

millingtonl551 - Lead RP - 22/Aug/14

Dave Page - TR dog - 22/Jun/14 with Lenaya Page

Trippinjester - TR rpt - 05/Jun/14 with johnl, Adam Perrett, Jennie Fowler

Hidden - TR - 03/May/14

Paul Eckton - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/14 with steve read

mattc - Lead dnf - 21/Apr/14

dobby 200 - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Gyles, Jo

jopayne1988 - Lead dog - 06/Oct/13

getting over the small overhand is tricky
Georgia H - TR - Aug/13

Took 3 goes just down to the last moves over the bulge - finding a suitable crimp blind was tricky. Also direct sun in 28 degrees wan';t helping!! Beware loose rock higher up as with all these here.
Nick Sherring - Lead RP - 07/Jul/13 with Paul Borland

Maxim2023 - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Kate Tarrant

kate tarrant - TR dog - Jul/13

rustyfishhook - Lead dnf - 24/Jun/13

Mouse Matt - Lead β - Apr/13

All the routes on the "knob" are good but seriously need more traffic as they are quite dirty/dusty and there is a lot of loose rock in the band of "cheese" that runs across at 2/3 height.
UnkArl - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Tim, Ralph

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/13 with Dr Steve

Jobbo - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Leon. D

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/13

Trippinjester - TR O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Jennie Fowler, paul southgate

skhill - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12

Ade7 - Lead β - 21/Jul/12 with Stewart

Alex Norman - Lead β - 19/Jul/12

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/12 with Debbie

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/12 with Mike Hawkins, Natalie Haigh

Barry Kerslake - Lead β - 08/Jul/12 with Tammy

nataliehaigh - TR dog - 08/Jul/12 with Tammy Pay, Barry Kerslake, Mike Hawkins, Phil Haigh

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12 with oli

Pete Scott - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with John kay

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

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/May/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/May/12

Sparky!!!3 - Lead β - 04/Dec/11 with alex more

Alex More - Lead β - 03/Dec/11 with Sparky

PilarMartinez - 08/Jul/11

Best of the bunch!
dale1968 - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/10 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/10

Absolutely freezing, so numb fingers thwarted the ascent. I'm 5'8" and that last move's a nightmare! Probably more like 6b/+ for me. Partner pulled huge jugs/undercuts off the start of the headwall too.
Ben Thorne - Lead dnf - 01/Jan/10 with John Pullin

johnl - Lead rpt - 20/Sep/09 with Andy Dunford

Hidden - TR - 07/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 17/Dec/08

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
neitsroth, Matt_Hardy, Mr Tumness, rocktigger

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