Despot** E1 5c
13m. From a short way up Empress Crack follow the lowest break out left onto the wall. Make a hard move to reach the next break then climb the face by more tricky moves. For those who can't manage the crux, traversing the next break up is 5b. © ROCKFAX
FA. Tim Leach 1977

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

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thrutch - Lead β - 17/May/14 with Sven

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

bigdrew - 2nd O/S - 2013

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Apr/12

too pumped to notice how good this really was last time, jumped off the traverse 1st go tonight after lack of commitment, then clean 2nd go.
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/11 with Richard Williams

Tough. Strenuous low down, green and slopey on the moves above the half-way break.
harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/11

Brian Rodgers - 2nd - 21/May/11 with Misha, Ian Wyatt

Hard traverse to start with followed by enjoyable easier climbing above. Also tried the Desperot boulder problem but couldn't commit do / do the crux lunge for the jug.
Misha - 2nd O/S - 21/May/11 with Ian W, Brian

second break
shaky2 - TR - 04/May/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/May/11

Hidden - TR - 04/May/11

had hard hard with dan arkle
alasdair19 - 2011

nick ferro - TR - 13/Nov/10 with Tomek C

davewsargent - 2nd - 20/Jun/10

Had a bit of an epic fail, but I did the moves imbetween pussying off into the severe for runners.
Jonathan Hall - Lead - 30/May/10 with Mark Williams

chrisbussell - 2nd - 27/Apr/10 with Tim O'Neill

keith leonard - Lead - 2010

pie_eater_pete - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/09

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Patrick Daniel

in the rain
John Marsland - 2nd dog - 03/Sep/06 with Goi

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/06 with John Marsland

Boy - 2006

nickdonohue - 2nd - Jun/03 with Jim Barradale

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/01

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/99

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 19/May/99 with Hugh

ChrisJD - Lead - 10/Aug/97 with rc

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/97

Roget - Solo rpt - 07/Jun/97

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/97

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/96

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Aug/95

Roget - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/94

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jun/92

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/91

Rich Kirby - 2nd - 29/Apr/90 with Andy Mackay

John Marsland - 2nd - 17/Jun/89 with Dave Mould

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/88

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/88

Tom V - 1987

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1987

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/85

KRB - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/85

stp - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/85

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