Sapper** none 4c
[Hardey Barnett negotiates "the hole", 1 kb]Start round to the right of the buttress up Yoyo until it becomes possible to traverse left onto the front face just above the overhang. Continue moving leftward and slightly upward to reach the staircase-shaped flake crack splitting the buttress and follow this to under the overhang. Now all you have to do is squirm your way up the little hole at the back! Fun at first, but not once you get stuck...

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Photo: Hardey Barnett negotiates "the hole" © StuartShipp
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This climb is in 260 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Person sized hole, as if!
jaysee - TR - 17/Aug/14

couldn't get through the hole, too fat
daviesp2 - TR dnf - 16/Aug/14

FlavioL1989 - TR O/S - 02/Aug/14 with Jamie Everitt

Finally got through the hole. Wandered at leisure up the slab. Bone dry, good friction once the sand was swept away.
pnorth - TR - 16/Jul/14 with Pete Michaels

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

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

jez_palmer - TR O/S - 19/Jun/14

sonic46 - 06/Jun/14

BIgYeti86 - TR - Jun/14

lottiec - TR dnf - 31/May/14 with Mikey P

anthonydouglas - TR O/S - 18/May/14 with Craig Letham

chrispypar - May/14

FrJ - TR - 05/Apr/14

Hidden - TR - 05/Apr/14

neiloutdoors - TR - 30/Mar/14 with Tracy

danimal - TR O/S - 08/Mar/14

Ban1 - TR O/S - Mar/14

Hidden - TR - 23/Feb/14

Started up Inspiration. Had a rest on the hard stuff but did the top nicely this time.
Harriet Mahon - TR RP - 05/Oct/13

Scary, but got to the top, shaking all of the way!
Harriet Mahon - TR dog - 28/Sep/13

madguernseyboy - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Lucy Plowman

lgp81 - TR O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Brendan Gill

samjane - TR O/S - 18/Sep/13 with Mr Cess

srowlandx11 - TR β - 01/Sep/13

Archlucifer - TR O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Gary Steib

Still as horrible as ever squeezing through that hole!
Serena Lambre - TR RP - 17/Aug/13 with alooker

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Jul/13

Hidden - TR rpt - 16/Jun/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 26/May/13

Hidden - TR - 03/May/13

Possibly went a bit far up on the right before traversing across. Not sure if that made it harder or easier. Fun climb though :).
HendrikTBB - TR O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Rasa, Nick, Sue, Julian

elyben - TR - 20/Apr/13

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

Theeni - TR O/S - 06/Mar/13

Tibor - TR - 19/Feb/13 with Keiran.A

Keiran.A - TR O/S - 19/Feb/13 with Tibor

Steve Dunton - 2013

Fantastic climb with an interesting traverse and the best finish ever!
rotax123 - TR O/S - 08/Sep/12

Dave Page - TR O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Chris Page

mattshort - TR O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Phil Porter

khalidq - TR O/S - 15/Aug/12 with John O'Connor, Cameron McLoughlin

cameronmcloughlin - TR - 15/Aug/12 with Khalid Qasrawi

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Aug/12

Hidden - 13/Aug/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/Aug/12

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

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 30/Jun/12

Real fun that one... 5C overhanging start then pleasant ascent to the top... Got stuck in the hole, strategy was to pull my right foot and stand up! A must.
BarefootCeds - TR O/S - 20/Jun/12 with Dave Mahon

Sarah510 - TR O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Christopher Schubert

Maken - TR O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Sarah Watson

Hidden - TR dnf - 17/Jun/12

TomBaker - TR O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Cat P, Amit Faldu, Jessica Jackson, Tim Culmer

Still can't fit thru the hole
Fatclimber - TR dnf - 25/May/12 with Jason Garnham

Hidden - TR - 19/May/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 19/May/12

Getting through the hole doesn't get any easier.
Rich K - TR rpt - 07/Apr/12 with Vitold, Malcom

Hidden - TR rpt - 22/Mar/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 26/Feb/12

Bit of an uneven route. Technical traverse, diff top section.
glaramara - TR - 02/Jan/12 with lex

Cat G - TR - 2012

Hidden - 2012

bleddynmawr - 2012

Gazleah - Sent x - 23/Nov/11 with tom hudson

Inc start on Inspiration making grade a 5B
robl22 - TR β - 13/Nov/11

klo1981 - TR - 01/Oct/11

aj_white - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - TR rpt - Sep/11

mattshort - TR O/S - 20/Aug/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Aug/11

m.alexander - TR - 10/Aug/11

jwa - TR - 09/Aug/11 with Adrian Stares

nkeen28 - TR β - 18/Jul/11

Airs - TR β - 29/Jun/11

Great fun - excellent start into the traverse and the top out through the hole is a laugh.
Elwood - TR O/S - 04/Jun/11

Took the steep direct start to Sapper (5c) then followed Juanita (6a) to the roof, but did not top out. A fun line, though not listed in the CC book.
George Nichols - TR - 03/Jun/11 with Rob Gamm, Cara Tyndall, Beren Roy

Hidden - TR - 22/May/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/May/11

Hidden - TR rpt - 21/May/11

Hidden - TR RP - 21/May/11

jasoncash - TR O/S - 12/May/11 with Charlie O'Brien, Andy Cash

Really enjoyed this.
JuneBob - TR O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Rich

Serena Lambre - TR dog - 22/Apr/11 with Nizam Mamode

Hidden - TR - 08/Apr/11

DrJon - TR O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Dan

Hidden - TR - 15/Mar/11

Could not fit through the hole!
Fatclimber - TR dnf - 05/Mar/11 with Roger Lee

LJC - TR O/S - 29/Jan/11 with ben.richards

climber46 - 2011

Hidden - TR - 2011

JIMJIM - TR - 2011 with Tex

Hidden - TR - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - TR - 2011

Alex Munnery - TR O/S - 2011 with Jake Shreeve

timmyhobby - TR - 2011

Rock Doctor T - TR - 2011 with Airs

A bit of a struggle at the top
Rich K - TR O/S - 06/Nov/10

Ralphus - TR rpt - 06/Nov/10

leowestland - TR - Nov/10

Harri777 - TR - 10/Oct/10 with Charlie Masding, Simon H

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Sep/10

Adam_Warmington - TR O/S - 19/Aug/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 31/Jul/10

Binder - TR - 31/Jul/10

good sqeeze ,good to sit at top and laugh at your mates struggling with a 4c.
stuartberg - TR O/S - 31/Jul/10

Hidden - 31/Jul/10

barfani chita - TR O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Saurus

Tough traverse. Tiny hole!
jowoodhams - TR O/S - 10/Jul/10

silverpim - TR O/S - 07/Jul/10

awesome back crawl into the hole at the top!
tania - TR - 04/Jul/10 with Lisa

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Jun/10

Iaingutt - TR rpt - 30/Jun/10

Mike Parks - TR O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Sarah, Matt

DerwentDiluted - TR - 13/Jun/10 with Nicola Pettit

Hidden - TR rpt - 05/Jun/10

jolyon.cohen - TR dog - 05/Jun/10

MJP - TR - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 05/Jun/10

Really nice climb. Longer than most and follows a nice line up to a chimney finish - helps if you watch someone else first!
da_cox - TR O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Oliver Jones

ashley1_scott - TR β - 22/May/10

Bit tricky getting into the hole
Dizz - TR O/S - 16/May/10 with george

Binder - TR - 16/May/10

silverpim - TR O/S - 15/May/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/May/10

still can't get through the top. good laugh for belayer and onlookers though.
nikinko - TR dnf - 25/Apr/10 with Sharon J, Jayne

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

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

Jayne Jackson - TR O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Nikki King

Hidden - TR - 22/Apr/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 11/Apr/10

Aaron Stephens - TR - 07/Mar/10

leglesslizard - TR - 2010

A hilarious experience. The hardest bit was willing myself not to pull on the anchor when my hips got jammed.
lukehodson - TR O/S - 28/Jul/09 with Little Rob

mattparratt - TR O/S - 18/Jul/09

Chris Sansum - TR rpt - 11/Jul/09 with Paola

tonanf - TR - 09/Jul/09 with burt

sweenyt - TR - Jul/09 with Lil

LiL Saz - TR - 22/Jun/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Jun/09

too fat :(
Dan818 - TR dnf - 05/Jun/09

alexgreenfield - TR O/S - Jun/09

too fat
Dan818 - TR dnf - 29/May/09

flyingtoad - 23/May/09

Hidden - TR - 19/Apr/09

Also known as Sloth Direct. start on the over hang tricky little pop with the hands to ease on to the head wall, then straight up the slab(ish) fount and wiggle your way though the hole at the top, moving chalk bang and any other kit to left hip helps ALOT
mr_cf - TR O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Jasmine Taplin

Slight assistance from the sling for a move in the hole - bit green and slippery!
briar4012 - TR O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Richard Hopkins

Hidden - TR rpt - 21/Feb/09

olipab121 - 2009

Hidden - TR - 2009

davidrblakeman - 2009

SandyB - TR RP - 2009

Sandstone, 2*. A popular and unusual trip. Start by stepping onto the right arete from Yoyo. Traverse left to the staircase of Inspiration and follow this to the roof. Move right untill beneath the crack of Juanita and squeeze up the body-sized hole at the back. Alternative starts include a hard pull over the overhang 2 metres left of the arete (5c) or the initial crack of inspiration (5b).
paddyplatform - TR O/S - 12/Nov/08

Couldn't get through the hole today. Must have gained weight since last time!
KarlH - TR dnf - 25/Oct/08 with Gemma

Direct 5c start, direct all the way up to the hole. Through the hole facing climbers right, not lying on my back.
Graham C - TR rpt - 19/Oct/08 with Paul Skinner

didn't make it through the hole!
nikinko - TR dog - 10/Oct/08 with Darren and Franca

direct start (5c?)
Graham C - TR rpt - 29/Sep/08

Marti999 - TR O/S - 26/Sep/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Sep/08

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

Jrmoseley - TR dog - 10/Aug/08

Jacob Ram - 08/Aug/08 with Micheal Kemp

Chubster - TR - Aug/08

deroo - TR - 06/Jul/08

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

themidnightninja - TR - Jul/08

Hidden - TR O/S - Jul/08

deacondeacon - TR - 15/Jun/08 with Paul

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/Jun/08

Hidden - Jun/08

Hidden - TR - Jun/08

davidwright - TR - 31/May/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 31/May/08

Danny Crump - TR - 10/May/08

RFWilkie - TR rpt - 03/May/08

JimBee - TR RP - May/08 with Kim-Anh Pham

PKR - 12/Feb/08

Different Steve - TR O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Guy Reid

strapless - 2008

Hidden - TR O/S - 2008

james.f.williamson - TR O/S - 30/Dec/07 with Jessica Cooney

cayteye - TR - 28/Dec/07

daveyji - TR - Oct/07 with LP

Piers Harley - TR β - 16/Sep/07 with Matt Oldfield

mikeyfield - TR O/S - 25/Aug/07

Sean Cunliffe - TR rpt - 11/Aug/07 with Tim/Grant Kev

Clee - TR β - 22/Jul/07 with casbaker

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

Faceonthewall - TR RP - 15/Jul/07

Wicked at the top through the squeezy hole. Make sure you attack it lying on your back on the ridge or it gets akward. Nice squeeze and not for those with child bearing hips!!! (Tim ha ha)
Sean Cunliffe - TR O/S - 11/Jul/07 with Tim/Grant

jonathannewth - TR O/S - 17/Jun/07 with Chris W

davidwright - TR rpt - 26/May/07

Hidden - TR - 26/May/07

PanzerHanzler - TR O/S - 12/May/07 with Lafi Fides

Did the crux, but was too lazy to finish (end of a very hot day).
prof_vague - TR dnf - Apr/07 with Nick

kendogcatchy - TR O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Paul Martindale

monita - TR O/S - Mar/07 with paul

kendogcatchy - Feb/07 with Paul Martindale

Rob Kennard - 2007

lump'o'lead - 2007

chrisrogers - TR - 2007

Hidden - TR O/S - 02/Nov/06

Fantastic route - lots of fun. I would give it 3 stars but I guess you either love it or you hate it (if you're claustrophobic then don't bother!).
Chris Sansum - TR O/S - 24/Sep/06 with Weilin Wang

Hidden - TR O/S - Sep/06

Dhonny_Jaws - TR O/S - Sep/06 with Andrew Porter, Michael Porter

Hidden - TR - Jul/06

JimBee - TR O/S - Jul/06 with Nikki Connors, Ian Burt

Burt - TR - Jul/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Jun/06

davidwright - TR rpt - 24/Jun/06

Oddjob - TR - 12/May/06

John HW - TR - May/06 with Cath

davidwright - TR - 02/Apr/06

Hidden - TR O/S - Mar/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Feb/06

Hidden - TR rpt - 17/Feb/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 2006

Hidden - TR O/S - 2006

trevor macalonan - TR O/S - 29/Aug/05 with Reuben

MikeC59 - TR - 23/Jul/05

Hidden - TR rpt - 01/May/05

smiles all round!
steve2006 - TR O/S - 2005 with david moore (age 10)

Hidden - TR - May/04

Jacob Ram - TR - 15/Nov/03 with elisa best

KarlH - TR - 31/Jul/03 with Tom Hales & Phil Lilley

I adore this climb, bit of bridging, then onto the arete then a little traverse then a pull up to the hole then some 'caving' to finish. Who would have thought all that was possible within such a small space - Great!
gazbonutter - TR O/S - 01/Jul/03 with Jo Kennedy

size9hex - TR O/S - 2003

julian allen - TR - 10/Feb/02

Hidden - 2002

Jacob Ram - 21/Aug/01

Hidden - TR - 13/Apr/01

Hidden - TR - 25/Sep/00

Lepista - TR - 13/Jun/00

Hidden - 2000

rlrs - TR - 2000

NickP - 2000

ajc - TR O/S - 15/Aug/99

ellie macpherson - TR - 16/Jul/99 with mike henesey

Little B - TR O/S - 01/Jun/99

Jacob Ram - TR - 16/May/99

Jacob Ram - 30/Nov/98 with mike taylor

Jacob Ram - TR - 17/Aug/98 with meghan best

Jacob Ram - 21/Jun/98 with meghan best

Hidden - TR - Jun/98

craig h - Solo rpt - 06/May/97

Richard White - 1997

Hidden - TR - 28/May/96

iskra2000 - TR - 17/Mar/96 with Pete Smith, Paul Woodcock

tracyclimber - TR - 14/Jun/95

Hidden - TR - 1994

CurlyStevo - 1993

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1992

Hidden - TR O/S - 1989

craig h - 1989

Richard Weller - Solo - 09/Sep/84

Gordon Stainforth - Solo - 06/May/84

Hidden - TR rpt - 01/Jan/82

Gordon Stainforth - Solo - 06/Aug/78

JohnHutch - TR - 1976 with BA

beaumap - TR - 1974 with Bernie Green

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