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Litany Against Fear** 6b+

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20m. Another excellent and popular trip with some airy climbing on the upper wall. Often finished further right, but it was originally done direct, which is a bit harder - 7a. © ROCKFAX
6c in guidebook
FA. Mark Pretty, Ian Jones, Quentin Fisher 1985
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 166 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Shane Donnelly

jamiev - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/14 with Tim Parkinson

Great moves, a superb mantel and pop to a jug stand out. Should have read the guide first, almost set off on 7a direct finish.
jeffsheard - Lead - 20/Jun/14 with oxford john, Owen

greenclimb - Lead - 07/Jun/14

Very blind move to reach last bolt - fortunately the key hold was pointed out to me by a climber on an adjacent route. Probably would have failed had it not been for that. Seemed quite a bit harder than the route to the left: Private Prosecution.
stp - Lead β - 06/Jun/14 with Julie

Was clean to the penultimate clip then couldn't work out the next sequence. Wasn't pumped but had to lean back on the rope to work out what to do. Finished direct.
MD - Lead dog - 03/May/14 with Jo

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/14

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/14

morganator - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Sophie Whyte

Hidden - Lead rpt - Apr/14

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/13

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/13 with Gill

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 01/Oct/13

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/13 with Sarah

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/Jun/13

greenclimb - Lead - 21/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 17/Feb/13

Tough but fun, tried to go left at the top then realised the crimps were off to the right slightly.
Tala M - TR dog - 22/Sep/12 with Mike Brookes

matthomas79 - TR dog - 22/Sep/12

clmbr - Lead β - 21/Aug/12 with Guillermo

Got the top bolt clipped then fell off trying to go direct(7a version). Eventually admitted defeat 1m from the chain as I was knackered and wasn't sure where the normal finish goes.
Martin Haworth - Lead dnf - 18/Aug/12 with tom reed, John Brannock

Brannock - Lead dog - 18/Aug/12

Tried direct 7a version. Bolts out of reach in a number of places - really mean. Didn't enjoy.
Compo - Lead dog - 15/Jul/12 with Hannah

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/12

OS, hard to read then nasty thin at the top
jkarran - Lead - 12/May/12 with Team

Some very tough moves on this one.
GrantB - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Team York (RELOAD)

petellis - TR dog - 12/May/12 with Chuck Norris, Sloth, Cleric James Koran, Alpha Blue

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

Laurence Everitt - Lead dog - 11/Mar/12 with Ruth Buckberry

Seymore Butt - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Sep/11

Last route of the day and tired. felt like I was 2 inches too short for every move.
Ian Bell - Lead dnf - 06/Aug/11 with Jasmina

JRae - Lead - 01/Aug/11 with Alan

siemiu - TR dnf - 02/Jul/11 with Phillip Yeomans

Two rests on the lead then did it clean on top rope after. Really nice moves, hopefully lead it clean on next visit to Horseshoe
payeo20 - Lead dog - 02/Jul/11 with Marcin Sieminski

Hidden - TR rpt - 30/Jun/11

metal arms - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 19/May/11

1 rest
drcorbasisgod - Lead - 14/May/11 with Charles Moreton

rests at crux
cem - TR - 14/May/11 with Chris Parson

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/May/11

DDDD - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Sham

A real finger-shredder of a move to the lower off (not particuarly fun, altho satifying when you make it). Otherwise really nice moves between adequate rests.
lrandall - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Cragrat Rich

Hidden - TR dog - 28/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/Mar/11

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Ollie Morrison

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Andy Peak 1 - 2011 with Arron Thacker

Hidden - Lead - 06/Dec/10

Spat off the top for the second time.:(
bigdrew - Lead dog - 06/Dec/10 with Liam

scottski - Lead RP - Oct/10

Fell of on the last move. Annoying
galpinos - Lead dog - 26/Sep/10 with Brian

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Sep/10

greenclimb - Lead - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Sep/10

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/10

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/10

Joe Grondowski - Lead - 18/Aug/10

Found this one OK until close to the top, where I called to be lowered off, dumbfounded
leon - TR - 15/Aug/10 with Steven Davidson

smudge - Lead RP - 10/Aug/10 with John St Leger

Did a left hand finish oops, I might have made it a bit harder!
Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with bleggs, mick

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/10

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/10

greenclimb - Lead - 17/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/10

1 rest, top move is tricky to OS
highrepute - Lead dog - 27/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 24/Jun/10

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Anna

got to the last move and couldn't work out where to go - book says right but nothing out there. finally found something on the left but too knackered to complete. rest of the route is worth its 2 stars but beware the finish
Mick r - Lead dog - 17/Jun/10 with big Rob

Hidden - Lead - May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Apr/10

thrutch - 28/Mar/10 with Brian

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Tim

Ridiculous final move trying direct, had to use aid point
Haszko - Lead - 2010 with Pete Denver

nickcanute - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Milnes - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Ben O'Connor

Hidden - Lead rpt - Aug/09

NorthernRock - 2nd dog - Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd β - 27/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd dog - 15/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Jul/09

DanH9883 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Lee

sadams - TR - 15/Apr/09 with Eric Hildrew

Derek Furze - Lead - 2009

very hard high up! There's nothing! The last few moves i had to hoist on the draws to get up. Tough, much harder than Megalithic man to the Right. Also couldn't find the way higher up.
Jeronimo - Lead dog - 02/Oct/08 with Rayan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/08

morganator - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/08 with Blonde Tom

morganator - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/08 with Martin Cooper

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 17/May/08 with Matt

Brown - Lead O/S - 07/May/08 with Henry

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/08

chiverstom - Lead dog - 05/Mar/08 with Dave Turner

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Need to work it. Found crux at the top - er where are the holds ?!
dave_middleton - TR dog - 18/Sep/07 with Mad Mick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 29/May/07 with Gary Gibson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/07

Got about 2/3rds height. Later TR'ed, with rests, nails.
Stig - 19/May/07 with Jonathan Teale

Mick B - Lead dog - 04/Apr/07 with Rick Asher

Hidden - Lead dog - 2007

Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 2007

Andrew Sloan - TR dog - 09/Dec/06

good climbing apart from the last move
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/06 with mick radford

Hidden - TR - 18/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/06

maybe_si - Lead - 04/Aug/06 with charlie

NeilManley - Lead O/S - Aug/06

Ben1983 - TR O/S - 04/Jul/06

Mark A Humphries - Lead RP - 17/Jun/06 with Andy

ChrisJD - 2nd - 08/Jun/06 with AlB

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/05

Carl Smethurst - Lead rpt - 28/Mar/05 with Ian Pickles

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 2005 with Richard White

Hidden - Lead dog - Jul/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/04

nige - Lead - 11/Sep/03 with nick colton

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Apr/03

nai - Lead - 2003

Hidden - TR - 28/Dec/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/02

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/02

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/02 with Arnaud Leclerc

phardman - Lead O/S - 12/May/02 with Bill McKee

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/01

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/01

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/00

Hidden - 2000

CrashMat Rob - Lead β - 07/Jul/99 with Nicky

Dave started I finished it
CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/99 with Dave, Nicky

CrashMat Rob - Lead dnf - 03/May/99 with Nicky

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/98

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/97

Hidden - TR - 27/Apr/97

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/96

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/93

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/Jun/93

Hidden - Lead - 08/Nov/92

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/92

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/92

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jan/92

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Dec/91

whispering nic - Sep/91 with slow hand nick

Roget - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/91 with mark t

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jul/91

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/91

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/89

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/88

Hidden - Lead - 28/May/88

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/88

Mike Owen - 20/Apr/88 with Pete Kirton

Billg - Lead O/S - 23/May/87 with Dave Gregory

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/82

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Style of ascent

Lead130 of 166 (78.3%)
Followed9 of 166 (5.4%)
Toproped15 of 166 (9.0%)
Alt Leads1 of 166 (0.6%)
Unknown11 of 166 (6.6%)

'Climbed'59 of 166 (35.5%)
clean O/S41 of 166 (24.7%)
clean β4 of 166 (2.4%)
clean rpt20 of 166 (12.0%)
clean RP3 of 166 (1.8%)
dogged31 of 166 (18.7%)
dnf8 of 166 (4.8%)