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Blind Eye* S 4b

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14m. A couple of tricky but well protected moves. Climb up and left into the recess then exit irreversibly right (runner up and left) on good holds to reach the hanging slab. Finish direct. © ROCKFAX
FA. Gilbert Ellis 1952
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This climb is in 198 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/14

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Angela Paul

Felt harder than it should've, think I ended up tugging on a tussock of grass to get the momentum needed :D
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Kevin Tithe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

Don't like e3s - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with Terri

Kap - Solo - 16/Mar/14

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14 with Steve Moore

mky77 - 2nd O/S - 11/Jan/14

andy.smythe - Lead - 17/Dec/13

dionisys - 2nd - 17/Dec/13 with andy smythe

the power - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/13 with deacon

phildawson - 2nd - 09/Nov/13

matt.stevenson - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13

church465 - 2nd β - 29/Sep/13

One move wonder to get onto the slab.
SuperLee1985 - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/13 with simon gale

DanTT - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Dave Clayton

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/13

matbrown333 - Solo - Jul/13

Long legs useful!
JohnHutch - Lead - 17/Jun/13 with L

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/13

Ben_Megson - Lead - 26/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/13

Jelly Mould Surfer - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/13

Lyndsay Superclimber - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Karen, Jimbo

Tamati - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/13

Hidden - Solo - 23/Nov/12

kirky_p - Lead - 31/Oct/12

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 09/Oct/12

NathanW - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Alex Munnery

Alex Munnery - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with NathanW

Mr Fuller - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Ben Lewis

bigredsquirrel - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Mr Fuller

One move wonder, but fun nonetheless.
Jamie Brown - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12 with Justine (YAC)

Fell once then tried again and got it - memorable.
oddtoast - 2nd RP - 23/Sep/12 with Jamie, Mike

Charley17 - 2nd β - 19/Sep/12

Steve J P - 2nd - 19/Aug/12 with BW

Bernie Wylde - Lead - 19/Aug/12 with sp

Griff1990 - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12 with George Stevens

Phil_hood - Lead β - 21/Jul/12

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/12

cathymiller - 2nd - 11/Mar/12 with pete archer

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/11

after failing miserably on dead eye
adam carless - Solo rpt - 01/Oct/11

MichJ - TR - 01/Oct/11

Marcin78 - Lead - Oct/11 with Paul Ingate

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

Brown - Solo - 01/Sep/11 with Solo

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/11

charley - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Steve Fletcher, Kev

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Steve Fletcher, Charley Fell

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Kevin Tithe

Hidden - Solo - 18/Jul/11

Wanted to do this for ages. Really well protected big move, still exciting though.
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with David PCC, Rosa Vilaseca

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jun/11

Rhythm24 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Andy Lionking, Owen, Hannah

Mikael - Lead - 22/May/11

Mike Soulby - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Tim W

batterj2 - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Jamie Shaw

tiga271 - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with Dave

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Clare

lozowen - Solo - 04/Feb/11

PaulHermes - AltLd - 24/Oct/10 with Tibor

Rory Southworth - TR O/S - 09/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/10

tedburt - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Aaron Burdett

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/10

Backed off - first route of the day and wet with rain. Not my greatest achievement!!
krikoman - Lead dnf - 18/Jul/10 with Kev Gibbs

edd rab - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd rpt - 22/Jun/10 with Edd R

Big move! Great fun
JackPott - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Thom Evans

Slightly easier climb for Chris to get back on the horse after his fall. Nice moves and good pro.
Gulon - 2nd O/S - 31/May/10 with Chris Austin

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Apr/10

partz - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Dan Smart, Tim Clark

tjhare1 - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

I bottle the lead because of the first move. Next time !
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Eric Olson

Hidden - TR O/S - 10/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 08/Oct/09

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 08/Oct/09

robjc89 - Lead O/S - Oct/09 with Tom Mayes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/09

pffft - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Kylie Richards

And Heather. Really nice move over large drop! Very much enjoyed this route.
Kylie - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Luke Vincent

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/09

stvey - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Tom Lister

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

DaveFidler - Solo - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Dec/08

jl - TR O/S - 14/Sep/08 with A School Group

hard, derbyshire
scott mayled - 2nd O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd β - 26/Jul/08

Jamie Buxton - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with getk

morganator - Solo - 22/Jul/08 with Sophie Whyte

adrianscott - TR O/S - 24/May/08 with Ben Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 24/May/08 with Ben H

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Ruth Harding

Pilch - Lead O/S - 22/May/08 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 22/May/08 with Pilch

snowy owl - Lead - 08/May/08 with Helen Roberts

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/08

robjc89 - 2nd O/S - Apr/08 with Ben Stilman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/08

daveagriff - 2nd - 2008

Hard move on not as good as I expected holds! Good fun though.
mark20 - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Sarah and Abi

Feeling bold - 2nd - 26/Aug/07 with Andrew

django - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/07 with maria brierley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07

Henryrouse - Lead - 10/May/07 with Luke

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/07

Thuggish fun :-)
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Kbear

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/07

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Alan

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Helen Tsai

GiveHerHelen - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Jon Moulding

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Feb/07

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Oct/06

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/06 with David Rafe

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/06

oooaaah - TR O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Explorer Climbing Club

jrhallen - TR β - 15/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/06

2RoyalAnglian - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/06 with alex

donkster - Lead O/S - Jul/06

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jun/06

mr bounce - Lead O/S - Jun/06 with Shona

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 11/May/06

Phil1967 - Lead O/S - 11/May/06 with Dan

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 10/May/06 with Little Old Lady

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 05/May/06 with Nicola Pettit

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - May/06 with Ruthy

A Crook - 2nd - 30/Apr/06 with Duncan Hassell

ChrisBrooke - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/06 with Carole Baker

Rampikino - 2nd - 14/Apr/06 with MMC Various

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/06

John Lisle - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 2006

tiga271 - 2nd - 2006 with Dave

Nicos - Solo O/S - 09/Nov/05 with solo

Hidden - Solo - 19/Oct/05

Mutl3y - Lead - Aug/05 with Jimbo

CGlennie - Lead - 20/May/05

madaxeman - 2nd - 17/May/05 with Tricky

Climb up to the interesting bit, shove two large cams in then heave
just wanna climb - Lead O/S - May/05

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/04

The Mountain Goat - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/04 with Nick Payne

Hidden - 2004

SteveM - Lead - 06/Aug/03 with Rosie

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jul/03

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 31/May/03 with Caroline Essery

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/May/03

Hidden - Solo - 18/Oct/02

nige pacer - Solo O/S - 29/Sep/02

Alaric - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/02 with Pierre Maxted

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jul/02

Budge - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/02 with Carl Tiivas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/May/02

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/01

Hidden - 07/Aug/00

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/99

adam carless - Lead rpt - 1999

JuneBob - 2nd - 17/Oct/98 with Lee

Hidden - Solo - 17/Oct/98

Rampikino - 2nd - 14/Sep/98

Malpractise - 17/Aug/98

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/98 with Nicky

Martyn - Lead O/S - 1998

Ian Archer - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/95 with Robert Mirfin

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 1995

timreynolds - Lead - 02/May/93 with Eric Sneyd

Roget - Solo O/S - 05/Dec/92

Iain Thow - Lead - 20/May/87 with Julian England

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jun/85

Hidden - 2nd - 1985

mark-abz - TR - 19/Nov/81

Hidden - Solo - Aug/80

1980's
CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 1980

dangerdave - 2nd - 1979

RichardMc - Solo - 17/Jul/77

RichardMc - Solo - 17/Jul/77

Nigel Bond - Solo - 17/May/77

petemeads - Solo - 1976

Andy Say - Lead - 1969

mikej - Solo - 27/Dec/65 with Ted Markham

mikej - Solo - 26/Apr/65 with Peter Lack, Nigel Sumner

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, AndyPagett, David Wynne

Voting
Total votes cast 59
hard HS1 of 21
HS2 of 21
easy HS0 of 21
hard S12 of 21
S5 of 21
easy S1 of 21
hard HVD0 of 21
HVD0 of 21
easy HVD0 of 21
hard 4c0 of 21
4c2 of 21
easy 4c0 of 21
hard 4b7 of 21
4b11 of 21
easy 4b0 of 21
hard 4a1 of 21
4a0 of 21
easy 4a0 of 21
3 Stars0 of 17
2 Stars0 of 17
1 Star12 of 17
0 Stars5 of 17
Bag of .....0 of 17
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Style of ascent

Soloed42 of 198 (21.2%)
Lead77 of 198 (38.9%)
Followed57 of 198 (28.8%)
Toproped11 of 198 (5.6%)
Alt Leads1 of 198 (0.5%)
Unknown10 of 198 (5.1%)

'Climbed'85 of 198 (42.9%)
clean O/S101 of 198 (51.0%)
clean β5 of 198 (2.5%)
clean rpt5 of 198 (2.5%)
clean RP1 of 198 (0.5%)
dnf1 of 198 (0.5%)