Ulysses or Bust*** E5 6b
[Andy highballing Ulysses or Bust on an icy cold day - 6b, 3 kb]8m.

Rockfax Description
An attractive and unprotected arete. Layaway the right-hand side usually above a rapidly diminishing stack of mats at f7A+. Originally the route swapped sides - easier but bolder. © ROCKFAX

FA. Neil Foster 1984

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come.

Photo: Andy highballing Ulysses or Bust on an icy cold day - 6b © fresherjohn
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This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

BenjaminLinneRyn - Sent - 11/May/15

Ethan - Lead - 23/Nov/13 with Dave, Don Walker

mark20 - Sent x - 07/Sep/13

malx - Sent - Apr/13

2nd go above pads. Bloody brilliant, one of the best aretes I've done. RHS all the way.
willackers - Sent x - 16/Feb/13 with Andy Jennings

Andrew Jennings - Sent rpt - 16/Feb/13 with Sam Ring, Dan Mcmanus, Will Atkinson, Andy Reeve

Andrew Jennings - Sent rpt - 30/Apr/12 with Dan Mcmanus, Mia Stacey, Bob Smith

4 pads. Right side all the way - felt brilliant.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Solo - 24/Apr/12 with Bob, Mia and Ludo

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 15/Jan/12 with John Alexander, Rob Grant, Tim Heaton, Brian McAlinden, Alain Gordon-Seymour

gr up direct. Brilliant. What a day.
dominic lee - Solo - 14/Jan/12 with nathan lee

Video - http://www.vimeo.com/25042048 - Includes "the fall"...Go Direct!
nathanlee - Solo rpt - 13/Jun/11

Brown - 2nd - 06/Mar/11 with Henry

Brilliant! Jumped off onto the grass from half height a couple of times - fine. Couple of pads leveling out gulley on the left - still scary movin around the arete!
Mike Goldthorp - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/11 with Steve Ramsden

Great, 2 pads
pipof747 - Solo RP - 27/Nov/10

2 pads, brilliant.
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/10

Ground up - First E5!
nathanlee - Solo - 24/Aug/10

ground up with pads a plenty... Imagine it would feel very e6, onsight with no pads...
Ram MkiV - Solo - 24/Oct/07 with reeve's b'day crowd

Hidden - Solo dnf - 24/Oct/07

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Sep/06 with Dad

Hidden - Solo β - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - TR dog - 06/Sep/04 with John Nightingale

Hidden - 2000

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Craig Barton, Matt Reid, aretherenoneleft, Jackwd, barni, tatz45

Total votes cast 50
hard E60 of 17
E60 of 17
easy E69 of 17
hard E53 of 17
E55 of 17
easy E50 of 17
hard E40 of 17
E40 of 17
easy E40 of 17
hard 6c0 of 17
6c0 of 17
easy 6c0 of 17
hard 6b0 of 17
6b11 of 17
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hard 6a0 of 17
6a0 of 17
easy 6a0 of 17
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