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Explosion* VS 5b

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6m. The central crack-line is strenuous and awkward to protect, just blast up it. © ROCKFAX
(V1 with pads)
FA. Trevor Baugh 1952

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This climb is in 160 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Angus Taylor - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/14 with mark duncan

robblowen - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Joe Wakefield

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 05/May/14

fatbuoybazza - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/14

Sy Finch - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/14

grubes - Sent O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Alex

Alex Thompson - Sent O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Luke

Duncan Campbell - UKC - Sent - 17/Dec/13 with Florence the Machine, Bubbles

Wayne S - Solo - 28/Apr/13

pottering at the end of the day
adam carless - Sent rpt - 14/Apr/13

Legs - Sent O/S - 23/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/12

cem - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/12

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

Good choice not to bother with gear, once the opportunity arises to place any the difficulties are all a thing of the past. Too short to be a route, really. More like 4c/5a for the apes amongst us, whereas shorties (myself) have to put in a bit more thought.
GermanAlex - Sent O/S - 18/Mar/12

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/11

belay bunny turned bad - Sent - 14/Oct/11 with loundsy

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

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/11

climbed above bouldering mat
climbing_wiggy - Solo rpt - 13/Aug/11

the_one_jim - Sent O/S - 29/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 28/May/11

lozowen - Solo - 24/May/11

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Kieran Myles

Jokysparrow - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11 with shepman

chris warner - Solo - 02/Apr/11

Would of been easier to solo...
charley - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Ange

Found it easier than I expected but had to put in about 3 more moves than Charley to gain the ledge!
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Charley Fell

thedoctorisin - Solo - 2011

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 31/Oct/10 with Helen Odwell

gingerdave13 - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/10 with stefan

Hidden - TR RP - 30/Oct/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/10

whiting.jp - Solo - 24/Oct/10 with jamesca

newvena - Sent O/S - 21/Sep/10

Sgt. Vest - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Chris Braine

oddessy_uk - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/10

climbing_wiggy - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with John Hayden

jtree03 - 2nd - 22/Jul/10 with Brother Al

LivinITlarge - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/10 with Joe

Guy Atkinson - Solo - 08/Jul/10 with Ben Silvestre

edd rab - Solo rpt - 24/Jun/10

migs493 - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/10

jmjw - Solo O/S - 09/May/10

Hidden - Sent O/S - 09/May/10

willson - Solo - 18/Apr/10

Pilch - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/10

mic_b - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/10

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 31/Oct/09

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 22/Sep/09

honey_badger - Solo - 22/Sep/09

Luke Goddard - Solo - 21/Sep/09

cooper leek - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/09 with dave nw, donk

donkster - Solo rpt - 19/Sep/09 with ben, DaveNW

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/09

markytaylor - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo - 31/Jul/09

steve2006 - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Andrew Pearson

vvanhinsbergh - Solo O/S - 31/May/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/May/09

jwpil - Solo O/S - 11/May/09

Phil1967 - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/09

BicepAndrews - Solo - 13/Apr/09

PanzerHanzler - Sent x - 12/Apr/09

Pilch - Solo - 04/Apr/09

adam carless - Solo rpt - 21/Mar/09

Benrj - Solo - 18/Mar/09 with jay mowat

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/09 with Ben Johnson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/09

B-bop - Solo - Mar/09

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Sidekick - Solo O/S - 2009

fatbuoybazza - Lead dnf - 13/Sep/08 with olivia

middle aged slob - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Brian and Dave

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 09/May/08

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 09/May/08

john lynch - Solo - 09/Mar/08 with rich armour, Bo Robertson

alek - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/08 with Phill Cunnington

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

adam carless - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/07

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Soloed

Whealiebob - Solo O/S - 03/Nov/07

edd rab - Solo O/S - 03/Nov/07

Hidden - TR - 28/Sep/07

Alfredo - Solo - Sep/07

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/07

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/07

Pilch - Solo - 10/May/07

EdShep - 2nd O/S - 10/May/07 with Pilch

tommo1664 - Solo - 05/May/07

Hidden - Solo - 20/Apr/07

Col Allott - Solo - 15/Apr/07

HamishD - Solo O/S - 20/Jan/07

roverhead - Solo - 20/Jan/07 with Hamish Dunn

Adam Moroz - Lead - 2007

Hidden - 2007

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 01/Nov/06 with Dave Turner

Hidden - Solo - Nov/06

dicky79 - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Pete

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/06

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jul/06

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Caroline Davison

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/06

orb - Solo - 15/Apr/06

John Lisle - 2006

Nicos - Solo O/S - 02/Nov/05 with solo

zcapxa5 - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/05

2shortplanks - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/05

Reds - Solo - 19/Aug/05

bouldery
Alex Mason - Solo - Aug/05 with andy g

crag_monster - Solo - 2005

jl - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/04 with Cara

OffshoreAndy - Solo - 28/Aug/04

May have been a knee dab!
Adam Potter - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/04

samwelli - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/04

BrianT - Solo - 23/Aug/03

Hidden - Solo - 21/Jun/03

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/02

Monk - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/02

Ben lad - 18/Sep/02

Hidden - Solo - 16/Jun/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/May/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 22/Sep/01

Gav A - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/01 with Sonny

rocktigger - Solo O/S - Jun/99

ajoliver - Solo O/S - 29/May/98

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 05/Sep/97

Rampikino - Solo - 18/May/97

tlr - Solo - 05/May/96 with Pete D

Hidden - Lead - 03/Nov/95

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/92

Roget - Solo O/S - 01/Feb/92

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/90

tapley - Solo - Sep/89

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Jan/88

Iain Thow - Solo - 14/Sep/87

steve prior - Lead - Jun/87 with Paul L

babymoac - 03/May/86

Hidden - Solo - 01/Oct/82

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

Hammy - Solo - 26/Aug/77 with Jonathan Stacey

RichardMc - Solo - 25/Apr/76

mikej - Solo - 20/Apr/75

Nigel Bond - Lead - 20/Oct/73 with John

Andy Say - Lead - 1971

mikej - Lead - 21/Jan/67 with Nigel Sumner

mikej - Solo - 26/Apr/66 with Ted Markham

mikej - Solo - 10/Oct/65 with Howard Furguson

mikej - Solo - 09/May/65 with Peter Hurst, Dave Williams

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Style of ascent

Soloed111 of 160 (69.4%)
Lead20 of 160 (12.5%)
Followed6 of 160 (3.8%)
Toproped2 of 160 (1.2%)
Bouldered11 of 160 (6.9%)
Unknown10 of 160 (6.2%)

'Climbed'72 of 160 (45.0%)
clean O/S78 of 160 (48.8%)
clean rpt7 of 160 (4.4%)
clean RP2 of 160 (1.2%)
dnf1 of 160 (0.6%)