First 5 meters involved climbing through a cloud of wasps! Good fun thereafter :D
Dan724 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/15 with Jess Cadwell
Great route, lots of tufa and lots of chance for armbars and kneebars.
Daniel Heath - Lead β - 08/Apr/15 with Hyeri
Very happy with the onsight! What a magnificent climb!!! Had to fight a little at the top... :D
climbomaniac - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15
Difficult for me at this stage but incredibly fun!
Jamie Jacques - Lead dog - Apr/15
dom94 - Lead RP - 25/Mar/15 with milena, Lawrence BP
Dave Mayes - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/15 with The Club
Nice but not great. Tufa routes in Turkey were far better. Very polished. Found the last move tricky until I stumbled upon a hidden jug.
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/15 with Kelly (Olive Branch)
Bristoldave - Lead β - 07/Feb/15 with Roald
Tophe - Lead rpt - 04/Feb/15 with Jonny P
Retro flash. Pumpy!
dprctr - Lead rpt - 30/Jan/15
LucasHarazin - Lead RP - 20/Jan/15
nathanlee - Lead β - 02/Jan/15 with Henry Francis, Jack Lawledge, Anna Gilyeat, Oli Grounsell
I see why it's a classic. 3rd go.
madeleine - Lead RP - 13/Dec/14 with Kieran
Jack Delaney - Lead dog - 18/Nov/14 with Emily Barnett
Bron H - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/14
Luuuuuke - Lead RP - 29/Oct/14 with Si
peaches69 - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/14 with luke
E30Adam - Lead dnf - 20/Apr/14 with Angus Gillespie, Alex Dale, Connie Lampka, James Pymn, Kate Young
Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14 with andre hedger
Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Apr/14
Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Apr/14
Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Apr/14
Tried it the year previous and just didn't have enough in me. This year on the third redpoint I just had enough!
richardashe - Lead RP - Apr/14 with Russtygibbons
Russtygibbons - 2nd dog - Apr/14 with richardashe
Henry.Todman - Lead dog - 23/Mar/14
papashango - Lead RP - 19/Mar/14 with Elliot
Shawty - Lead RP - 19/Mar/14 with Conor
adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/14 with mum
fell off the last bolt
tprebs - Lead dog - 13/Mar/14 with Myles
Did it on first attempt, with a lot of beta shouted up.
gurumed - Lead β - 03/Mar/14 with Sam
Jack.H.92 - Lead O/S - Mar/14
2nd go. missed the hidden jug on the last move
hervenuttall - Lead RP - Mar/14 with Matt W & The Olive Branch Crew
Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Feb/14
Lenny - Lead dog - 25/Feb/14
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/14 with Charlotte Warner
Danny Crump - Lead dog - 11/Feb/14 with Jennie
Danny Crump - Lead dog - 08/Feb/14 with Jennie
Danny Crump - TR - 08/Feb/14 with Jennie
Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/14
Hidden - Lead dog - Feb/14
philhaigh - 2nd dog - 25/Jan/14 with Ed Babs, Mike Hawkins
2nd go. Fantastic.
Ed Babs - Lead RP - 25/Jan/14 with Phil Haigh, Mike Hawkins
Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/14 with Mark Busby
Pathological_Climber - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/14
martincoia - Lead β - Jan/14
craigchomitzki - Lead RP - 2014
TonyB - Lead RP - 29/Dec/13 with Louisa
soph - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/13 with Tony Stone
Ricky Rocks - Lead O/S - 10/Dec/13
Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Nov/13
1st Red Point
oread - Lead β - 22/Nov/13
Awesome, even though it was covered in wasps drinking from drips on the tufa.
Macleod - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/13 with scott
Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Nov/13
justin c - Lead RP - Oct/13 with steph crowley
j.buckley87 - Lead dnf - 06/Apr/13
ambrooker - Lead dnf - 04/Apr/13 with Tom
Adam_42 - Lead dog - 03/Apr/13 with Alex Cooper
Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Apr/13
Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Apr/13
Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Mar/13
Out of my league but managed the first half clean before reaching the very polished section above. Could have had this clean if I had a few more days of holiday
JonnyW - Lead dog - 31/Mar/13 with Andrew Clow
Hidden - Lead dnf - 26/Mar/13
Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/13
Hidden - Mar/13
Lovely route with lovely moves but just didn't have the stamina to do it clean all the way. When I'm back in the area will definitely have another go!
richardashe - Lead dog - Mar/13
mjackson - Lead dog - Mar/13
switch - Lead β - 24/Feb/13 with Leon
TCCB - Lead β - 17/Feb/13
tprebs - Lead dog - 17/Feb/13 with Kevin Kilroy, John O'Hara
awesome route! probably the best 7a i have ever done. the polish is insane, but if you ignore that its quality.
willoates - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Becky Brown
fletch540 - Lead - Feb/13
Very over my limit totally dogged up with no style!
Next year maybe
goddamm7 - 2nd dog - 30/Jan/13 with sarah batson
Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 18/Jan/13 with pep
Charlie Zephyr Booth - 2013
Hidden - Lead β - 30/Dec/12
Hidden - Lead β - 29/Dec/12
1st go today
cliffrad - Lead RP - 24/Dec/12 with Charlotte Garden
Smegged up the flash.
jiggerypokery - Lead dnf - 23/Dec/12 with Rosea Day
Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/12
J.Wells - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/12 with Liam Postlethwaite
Fell off last move on sight! Pumped out of my box!
cliffrad - Lead dnf - 21/Dec/12 with Charlotte Garden
CharlotteGarden1 - Lead β - 21/Dec/12 with Cliff Hopkins
Rosea Day - Lead dnf - 20/Dec/12 with Jerome Gill
completely battered by the time I got over the roof.
Jonathan Emett - Lead dnf - 05/Dec/12 with orange craig
Aaron.Clifford - Lead RP - Dec/12
KKilroy - Lead O/S - Dec/12
Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Oct/12
Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Oct/12
Hidden - Lead dog - 19/Oct/12
Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Sep/12
Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Aug/12
Jaime Mitchell - 2nd dnf - 29/Apr/12
Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Apr/12
Qisheng Xie - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Aaron Clifford
Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12
allyrocke - Lead dnf - 14/Apr/12 with Liyen Nhuyen
Miles and miles away from getting this.
Liam Ingram - Lead dog - 12/Apr/12 with Fergus Cuthill
Hidden - Lead β - 12/Apr/12
david morse - Lead RP - 04/Apr/12 with josh
Craig Holden - Lead dog - Apr/12
Juanpa.Hernandez - Lead RP - 31/Mar/12
Hidden - TR dog - Mar/12
Attempted to flash with no warm up, got maybe a third of the way before pumping out wildly then dogged the remainder.
mattwyles1 - Lead dog - Feb/12
John Mcshea - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/12 with Cherry Bedford, Justin Timms
samwillo - Lead - 10/Jan/12 with Lairig Climbing Club
Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/12
Tophe - Lead O/S - 2012 with Martin Smith
took some work, but got there in the end....
tom.ireson - Lead RP - 2012 with Charlotte Latter
Kevster - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/11
Thought I was in kalymnos again..
Tris.w - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/11 with Brad Cox
Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Dec/11
Jake Young - Lead dog - 24/Dec/11 with Paul
Absolutely awesome. Fell off trying to flash it, fell off before last clip the next go. Came back and found the rests, absolutely awesome climbing! Almost fluffed the top, first 7a.
James Oswald - Lead RP - 23/Dec/11 with Chris White
Practiced on top rope in the morning. Dogged in the afternoon. Need to work on endurance. One to get clean next time!
owb106 - Lead dog - 21/Dec/11 with Tom Maidwell
Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 20/Dec/11
tom106 - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11 with funsized
Hidden - TR - 17/Dec/11
Cracking climbing, shame I didn't have the beans.
funsized - Lead dog - 17/Dec/11
QD's already in. Incredibly polished, super over chalked, just like in a poor indoor wall... No thank you.
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/11 with Elaine Budden
i_a_coops - Lead RP - 13/Dec/11 with Jacob
Onsight to the last 2m os ended up with a flash instead...still pleased; awesome pump!
ANC - Lead O/S - 09/Dec/11
Hidden - TR - 09/Dec/11
Greg Pittam - Lead dog - 01/Dec/11 with Raff
got pumped as soon as i touched the rock!!
chrism225 - Lead dnf - Dec/11 with Adam, anna D
Bargate_Champ - Lead O/S - Dec/11
thomb - Lead O/S - Dec/11
mwatson - Lead O/S - Dec/11
Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Nov/11
Rob Pitt - Lead β - 24/Nov/11 with Nick Saunders
Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11
Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Nov/11
Absolutely awesome!!! Bloody pumpy and worth it's top fifty place so glad I don't have to do it again mind would be a tough one to redpoit!!!! Well deserved my pig out on chocolate and pasta and other fatty foods haha!!!!!
con321 - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Tim
LC - Lead O/S - Nov/11
climbingsheep - Lead RP - 22/Oct/11 with Richard Williams
Cooooool! Not as polished as folk say - just needs some footskills!
Fultonius - Lead β - 21/Oct/11
Neil Adams - Lead RP - 21/Oct/11 with Dougie Harvey, Ally F
Dougie Harvey - Lead RP - 21/Oct/11 with Andy Mcvittie, Neil Adams, Alasdair Fulton
Hidden - Lead dog - May/11
One fall - damn! Nearly my first 7a! Ran out of steam/technique on the top wall. This will go down if I come back to El Chorro
jalien - Lead dog - 30/Apr/11
Thought I would cruise the retroflash, turns out I got pretty pumped.
Alex Mason - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/11 with Laura Perry
Richard Kemble - Lead dog - 28/Apr/11
Tom Livingstone - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/11
Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/11
Ace F6c tufa's then a hard, out of character slippy traverse. Never mind, one to go back to perhaps. Was meant to be a rest day too!
Dave Warburton - Lead dog - 26/Apr/11 with Rebex, Franco Cookson
JamieSparkes - Lead dog - 23/Apr/11 with Claire Holland
llamaglama - 2nd - 23/Apr/11 with Jam
Went for the onsight but fell at the penultimate clip! Any further redpoint attempts didn't better this, should have gone easily but wasn't mega psyched for going back to it when there was so much more climbing to be done! Cool route but very polished.
Duncan Campbell - Lead dog - 21/Apr/11 with Florence the Machine
Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11
Roberto - Lead RP - 08/Apr/11
Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Apr/11
HeatherF - Apr/11 with Duncan Campbell
But so much fun doing the first half!
Stone Muppet - Lead dnf - Apr/11 with ceri
owain86 - Lead RP - Apr/11 with Livingstone
billb - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Lee
Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Mar/11
John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead dog - 15/Mar/11 with Bean, Steve, Ina
An amazing route!!!!
Jonathan Bean - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/11 with B and Steve
Amazing route. Chuffed getting the flash, pumped to the max.
stv - Lead β - Mar/11 with B, Beans, Ina
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - Mar/11
Such a good route! managed to find at least 4 hands off rests
Jack R-N - Lead dog - 22/Feb/11
James Marshall - Lead O/S - Feb/11
dprctr - Lead dog - Jan/11 with Roy Goddard
so pumpy and super hard
ollieben - TR - 2011
By the skin of my teeth. Warmed up on this. Mega pump.
DavidEvans - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/10 with Oliver Forrest
Henners - Lead O/S - Dec/10 with Alan Cassidy
spidey - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/10 with rory
Hidden - Lead RP - Nov/10
Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Oct/10
Em's first 7a and a tough, pumpy one at that! No hard moves just pretty burly especially getting onto the belay ledge at the top....classic climbing, very like Kalymnos as said below...
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/10 with Emily
Hidden - TR dnf - 08/Oct/10
Should, could, would have onsighted it if I hadn't fallen off ; ) Polished but it doesn't make a difference.
jacobjlloyd - Lead RP - 12/Jun/10 with Eugene
No endurance as have been bouldering too much...back to thbis one too!!
eugeneth - Lead dog - 12/Jun/10 with Jake
incredible route - shouldn't have fallen off first time at the top, just followed the chalk in the wrong direction
chiverstom - Lead RP - 08/Apr/10 with Alice
Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Apr/10
Took 3 rests. Absolutely magnificent route. Can't wait to come back for the Red Point.
BorisVBlade - Lead dog - 06/Apr/10
rustyclimber91 - TR dnf - 02/Apr/10 with harry holmes
Harry Holmes - TR dnf - Apr/10 with Thomas Rust, liam ingram
Attempted retroflash late in the afternoon. Fell off on the last move and, owing to having only eaten a bowl of muesli that day, retched twice on the way down. Fortunately for those below me nothing came up.
Will Hunt - Lead dnf - 27/Mar/10 with Sean Jacobs
So pumped, just made the onsight, real fight, not sure if I liked it or hated it. Was so pumped nearly puked at the top. But then I did miss all the rests
JPGR - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/10 with Yvette
Glyn - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/10 with Dan o'flyn
S Smith - Lead RP - 12/Mar/10
never been so pumped in my life. couldnt avoid watching someone on the lower section so cant claim an onsight but certainly felt like one! glad i stuck in to the end
tomhull - Lead β - 02/Mar/10 with Liam Lonsdale
ran out of steam on the last clip. very nice climb.
markalmack - Lead dnf - 21/Feb/10 with gregg capon
Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Feb/10
Fell off last move.
Oli - Lead dog - 29/Jan/10 with Eddie Barbour
Lawrie Brand - Lead RP - 24/Jan/10 with Gaz
ashknot - Lead RP - 11/Jan/10 with Tim Rankin
Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Jan/10
Gazleah - Lead RP - Jan/10 with tom ireson
2nd go: onsight felt desperate; 2nd go pretty easy; did a third time to retrieve draws, felt about 6b+
jgustafsson - Lead RP - Jan/10 with Marco
dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/09 with Alice
JonBrown - Lead dnf - 16/Dec/09 with Dave
Glyn - Lead β - 14/Dec/09 with Chris Davis
Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Dec/09
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead O/S - Dec/09 with Stephen
oliwarlow - Lead - 13/Nov/09 with Dave S
JulesV - Lead O/S - Nov/09 with Shauna Cunningham
warm-up with the austrians
Alex Mason - Lead rpt - 20/May/09 with Lee Cooper
G-up, easy second time first attempt was on 3rd day.
Alex Mason - Lead RP - 19/May/09 with Lee Cooper
Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/09
ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Brian Rogers
Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Louise Rodgers
Few moves away from onsight. 2nd go!
dj_brigham05 - Lead RP - 10/Apr/09 with Jamie Nicholson
so so steep. got pumped out of my brains on first attempt. second go, lots of shakeouts, kneebars headjams etc it was ok.
w.pettet-smith - Lead RP - Apr/09 with martin haywood
Crille - Lead RP - 23/Jan/09 with Peter
Paz - Lead RP - 10/Jan/09 with AB
Hidden - Lead dnf - 09/Jan/09
Dave dogged it and put half the clips in. Only just got to the top.
mattcyp88 - Lead β - 09/Jan/09 with Dave Spencer
Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/09
Toby Dunn - Jan/09 with simon richardson
gregoritos - Lead O/S - 2009
Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Dec/08
Too steep for me.
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - Dec/08 with Dave Pattinson
Hidden - Lead - Dec/08
OS'd by the skin of my teeth! Nice route despite the polish but dime a dozen once you've been to kaly.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/08 with Martin
Marti999 - Lead β - Nov/08 with Mark Glaister
Hidden - Lead RP - 07/May/08
Hidden - Lead dog - Apr/08
Will Hunt - Lead dnf - Apr/08
lukea - Lead dog - 15/Mar/08 with Al
Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Dec/07
Hidden - Lead dnf - 11/Sep/07
Dan 85 - Lead dog - 03/Apr/07 with Luke
lukeh - Lead dog - Apr/07 with Dan Woolnough
Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Feb/07
C coldwell-storry - Lead β - Dec/06 with Adam Gill
lx - Lead - Dec/05 with rich
First 7a onsight!
derico - Lead O/S - Dec/05 with Dave J
Dave Bond - Lead RP - 20/Mar/04 with Simon Wren
Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/02
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - Apr/01 with Joe le Sage
shoulders - Lead - 25/Jan/01 with tanya, mart
martroberts - Lead β - Oct/00
serby - Lead O/S - May/00
skygodley - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/99 with Dave Binney
whispering nic - Lead - Jan/99 with The Wife
Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/98
buzby78 - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/98
Hidden - Lead dog - Jul/97
Thought it was ok to grab the seat to finsih - have heard otherwise but great fun whatever - made possible by an extraordinary rest - think head jam!
Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1995 with AM
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 12/Dec/94 with Dee Herbert
Hidden - 2nd - 15/Feb/94
OMSKB - Lead dog - 20/Apr/93 with Nick Moore
Mike Owen - 31/Oct/92 with Elaine Owen