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Pickpocket* E4 6a

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[Picking a pocket, 3 kb]A good start up the technical wall and ramp has some very hard moves. Above, the route loses its way amongst some big ledges and the final section is very escapable. Alternately, finish up Golden Gate or traverse right to the tree and abseil off. © ROCKFAX
FA. G.Birtles, T.Proctor (2pts) 1967. FFA. R.Fawcett 1977

Ticklists: World Graded List, Peak Rock/10/White Life.

Photo: Picking a pocket © Patrick Daniel
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Tried to lead and fell off the bottom crux. Tim then had a go and I managed to second it clean with some sneaky beta.
Rachel Slater - 2nd - 07/Jul/14 with Tim Newton

The crux is hard, found the upper sections hard too though
tim newton - Lead β - 07/Jul/14 with rachel slater

dav - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Gill B

On Jim's gear
Apharri - Lead β - 30/May/14 with Jim Gayler

mark20 - Lead O/S - 16/May/14

Hidden - 2014

g-up 2 falls :(
Hannes B - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with Debbie B, Phil

Hidden - Lead - 06/Aug/13

mwatson - Lead rpt - 26/May/13

blaza1 - 2nd dog - 20/May/13 with Mike Watson

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 18/Mar/12

bigdrew - 2nd dog - 07/Aug/11 with Ian Milward

Hidden - Lead β - 2011

Good route still. moves still hard, but was knackered. Also nearly flashed white ladder.
Alex Mason - Lead rpt - 16/Jul/10 with Billy Laurence

TonyF - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

tuftynick - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with nick warren

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - May/09 with Ben Pritchard

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Barros

fell off just after the crux, thought i was wrong handed, stupid. awesome moves all the way, quite tough at the grade i think. First E4 of the year.
Alex Mason - Lead - 23/Feb/09 with Lee Cooper

2nd clean 21.05.08
Brown - Lead rpt - 22/May/08 with Henry

Al Evans - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/06

Dave Bond - Lead β - 22/Apr/06 with Adrian Whitehall

Boy - 2006

nige - Lead - 07/May/05 with mark hounslea

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2002

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 06/Apr/99 with James Ibbertson

ChrisJD - 2nd - 18/Jul/98 with AlB

craig h - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Apr/97

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/May/96

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/93 with Alan Holden

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/93

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Jun/93

Roget - Lead O/S - 30/May/93 with jon

Cowflinger - 12/Apr/92 with Andy Sharp

Billg - Lead O/S - 1992

keefe - AltLd - 14/Jul/90 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - AltLd - 14/Jul/90 with keefe

shark - 1988

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1988 with AM

Hidden - 1988

Hidden - 1987

David Smith - 2nd - 25/Oct/86 with Andrew (Pog) Horn

rob.grafton - AltLd - 1986 with barry maybank

Chris Wright - Lead - 03/Jun/85

sadams - Lead - 06/Apr/85

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 23/May/84 with Kim Greenald

Mike Owen - 20/Mar/83 with Joe Healey

andy gittins - 1983

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/82

Ghastly Rubberfeet - 2nd - 1982 with Phil Burke

ewar woowar - 2nd - 1981

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/80

Hidden - Lead β - Sep/80

Mark Kemball - Lead - 15/Jun/80 with John Jefferies

redjerry - Lead O/S - Jun/80 with Roy Williamson

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

Hidden - 1979

EagerAndy - Lead - 1978

Voting
Total votes cast 62
hard E50 of 21
E50 of 21
easy E50 of 21
hard E45 of 21
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easy E46 of 21
hard E31 of 21
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hard 6b0 of 22
6b0 of 22
easy 6b4 of 22
hard 6a7 of 22
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Style of ascent

Lead38 of 64 (59.4%)
Followed10 of 64 (15.6%)
Alt Leads3 of 64 (4.7%)
Unknown13 of 64 (20.3%)

'Climbed'34 of 64 (53.1%)
clean O/S15 of 64 (23.4%)
clean β5 of 64 (7.8%)
clean rpt4 of 64 (6.2%)
clean RP3 of 64 (4.7%)
dogged3 of 64 (4.7%)