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Stormbringer** E3 5c

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[Stormbringer - Gardoms, 3 kb]20m. One of a bunch of classic E3 5c routes at Gardomís. Climb the slabby arete to the right of the cave and lean out to reach a good jug. A tortuous mantelshelf on this (6a for the tall - and great practice for Stanage's King Kong) gains the upper wall just right of the rib, which proves to be much more delicate and fortunately has adequate gear. © ROCKFAX
FFA. Dave Morgan 1976. FAA. Pete Biven 1956. Biven reached the mantelshelf using tension, though the moves were done free. The route then zig-zagged up the final buttress all the way out to Moyer's and back!

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

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This climb is in 34 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Used a sling on the chockstone out L. Great crux.
switch - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14

WillDoyle - Lead RP - 17/Mar/14

Harder than any of the E5s and 6s i've done this year!
sgl0jd - 17/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/13

gave it a go after nick and phil couldnt manage it, wish i had shorter legs, was so nearly over the bulge!
pudding - Lead dnf - 30/Apr/11 with nick buckley, phil jarvis

Franco Cookson - Solo O/S - 2011

Mantel is ok if u just go for it and dnt pussy about. Got a bit lost higher up tho and think i went to far left not sure, gear on upper slab is pants.
Adam Moroz - Lead - 09/May/10 with john (Krank)

mantel is hard - pretty relieved to get it second go!
natalietanzer - TR RP - 09/May/10 with OLLIE

Nails mantel, climbed to it loads of times and back down then finally went for it. One proper fall (nice painful whack into the slab) then got it second go.
thomasadixon - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/09 with Mike

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

thrutch - TR dog - 16/Aug/08 with helen

Hidden - TR - 10/Aug/08

Hidden - 2008

mbutton - Lead O/S - 2008 with Alex Adgar

Joe Costello - 02/Jun/07 with Liam, Kev, Matt, James

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 10/Apr/07 with Kim Hayward

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Dave Moir

Hidden - Lead - Jun/06

The sloper above the jug was green/slippery, not sure if thats the way though...
Mark Riley - Lead dnf - 29/Apr/06 with Tom Greenall

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/05

dominic lee - Lead O/S - May/04 with daniel lee

lx - Lead - Apr/04

Roget - Lead rpt - 02/Mar/00 with jon

marcoleptic - TR - 2000

ste_d - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/98 with mik

Hidden - TR - 14/May/94

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/94 with Ian Vickers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1992

Roget - 2nd O/S - 06/May/91 with colin, baccy

Took one small fall at the overhang deliberately as I was recovering from a severly sprained ankle and did not want to set it off again
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 28/May/88 with Rich Brook

John Marsland - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/86 with Eduardo Martinez

andy gittins - 1985

Hidden - Lead - 1983

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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 34 (2.9%)
Lead20 of 34 (58.8%)
Followed3 of 34 (8.8%)
Toproped5 of 34 (14.7%)
Unknown5 of 34 (14.7%)

'Climbed'14 of 34 (41.2%)
clean O/S12 of 34 (35.3%)
clean rpt2 of 34 (5.9%)
clean RP3 of 34 (8.8%)
dogged1 of 34 (2.9%)
dnf2 of 34 (5.9%)