Hovis Super Direct** f6C / V5
[Hovis Super Direct, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
Climb direct to reach pockets in the wall left of Hovis. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Using only the pockets on the front of the buttress, trending rightwards into the grove to join Hovis Direct.

Photo: Hovis Super Direct © Mike Arnold
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This climb is in 34 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

felt really greasy at the start and I came off a couple of times. my left hand actually greased off when I went for the crimps but I managed to hold it. felt quite insecure for a few moves after the crimps.
samrad - Solo G/U - 04/May/15

bfreeman - Sent β - 07/Mar/15 with Tim Stubley, Greg Courtney

Failure on the last hold.
Kevster - Sent dnf - 21/Feb/15

Compo - Sent x - 21/Feb/15

nathanlee - Sent x - 21/Feb/15 with Bob, Laura Smitton, Duncan Campbell

markalmack - Sent x - 08/Feb/15 with helen boothman, lauren, tozzle, andy lole, chris todd, Dave morse

robertmctague - Sent - 02/Dec/14

ferdia - Sent x - 04/Oct/14 with Andy

robman - Sent x - 24/Apr/14

soph - Sent dnf - 01/Mar/14 with Clare Jane carter, Lindy Smith

highrepute - Sent - 16/Feb/14

Will Hunt - Sent O/S - 30/Nov/13 with Billy Lawrence, Dave Warburton

Would love to come back and finish this, found it hard to reach the side-pull crimp
Bill Lawrence - Sent dnf - 30/Nov/13 with Will Hunt, dave warburton

Great moves.
loonyclimber - Sent O/S - 23/Nov/13 with Woody & Kate

tricky little fucker reaching for last hold will finish
chinkus303 - Sent dnf - 01/Apr/13

GPN - Sent - 02/Dec/12 with Annette

after about a million goes! Tricky...
WB - Sent x - 18/Nov/12

Mr Sparkle - Sent dnf - 11/Nov/12 with Jim Brownlow

julesmckim - Sent x - 11/Nov/12

Hidden - Sent - 11/Nov/12

Ian Broome - Sent O/S - 27/Oct/12 with barry

NDD - Sent β - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - 14/Jan/12

Hidden - Sent x - 02/Jan/11

Hidden - Sent - 14/Feb/10

Hidden - Sent dnf - 03/Jan/09

Chazz - Sent x - 25/Mar/08 with Matt Rowat

Rob1988 - Sent β - Feb/08 with Willl Wilson

V5. good problem. 4th go.
joe larner - Sent x - 27/Jan/08

Hidden - Sent x - 2008

up pockets, technical and powerful - V5
Ram MkiV - Sent - 26/Feb/07 with Al

whispering nic - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Nic Robinson - 1982

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