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Shot Yer Bolt** 6b+

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[Cal on Shot your Bolt? Woz 'belaying'  There's belaying and theres f**king belaying, 2 kb]20m. Once the most popular route at Horseshoe, up the crack and groove. Showing its age a bit and high(ish) in the grade. © ROCKFAX
FA. Ian French, Steve France, Mark Pretty, Chris Wright 1986

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This climb is in 213 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Managed this route on my second attempt. First attempt went left instead of right and ended up clipping the chains of the 7a after a hard finishing move. Rested and then went for a clean ascent of the proper route. Really enjoyed the route, sustained and interesting all the way. The top section after moving right is technical and really enjoyed it.
Leo Woodhead - Lead β - 29/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Feb/14

doone OS in freezy day, about 2 degrees, 11th of January
MartinPL - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14

farkas.time - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Andy Burgess

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/13

Good
gill - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/13 with Annelies

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Rebecca Partridge

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13

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

Dkoi - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with lucy picher

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/13

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/13 with Debbie

debbie roberts - 2nd - 15/Apr/13 with Marti999

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/13 with Simon Palmer

Hidden - Lead - 15/Feb/13

Closed down by wet holds at the top
markfairbank - Lead dnf - 16/Dec/12 with Anne Gumbley, Harry Middleton

Coel Hellier - Lead - 29/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/12

One of the better routes here and not particularly polished. Didn't find it pumpy or sustained due to hands off rest half way up. Tricky and techincal final moves.
catblack - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/12 with Dad

Tala M - TR O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Mike Brookes

Andrew Sloan - TR dog - 26/Aug/12 with Martin Haworth

Martin Haworth - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12 with John Brannock, Andy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/12

Hard top for 6b+
Nick Allen - Lead β - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12

soph - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/12 with jon morgan

Tough finish on a v greasy day but good none the less
Jonathan Hall - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with Rob Middleton

Great climbing, but of a sprint to the top of the borehole, then a very committing final couple of moves!
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Nick

Nick1812P - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Jamie

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/12

Really nice route with a tricky finish. It's not as polished at the guidebook made it sound.
jonleighton - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Excellent! Hard. Rp it next time.
Katya - TR dog - 01/Jul/12 with Chris Coleman

DDDD - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/12 with Seb Grieve

Really enjoyed this. Could probably get it on lead if a little fitter.
mattwilk - TR dog - 24/Jun/12 with Matt Bates

migs493 - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/12 with RS

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Lisa Marsh

Martin Haworth - Lead RP - 20/May/12 with John Brannock

Brannock - Lead RP - 20/May/12

Pumpy to the rest then a really nice balancey move
jkarran - Lead - 12/May/12 with Team

Fairly straight-forward when compared to some of the more technical beasties, but lot of fun.
GrantB - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Team York (RELOAD)

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

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/May/12

Matt Shepherd - Lead - 01/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/12

John Postlethwaite - Lead β - 21/Apr/12 with liam

Hidden - Lead β - Apr/12

Got the start wrong and had to back off. Got it after a re think and happily floated to the chains. Solid for the grades.
climbinmunkey - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Andy

Challenging top section. Get yer gast...on.
Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Si 2

robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Simon Petty

Seymore Butt - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

metal arms - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11

migs493 - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/11 with Pete

Mitchinx - Lead dog - 21/Aug/11 with Chris Chambers

Hard slippy and very sweaty, fell off last hold.
simon1965 - Lead - 04/Jul/11 with Tim

Hidden - TR rpt - 30/Jun/11

loved it this time really enjoyed it but it a bit airy still at the top and a little scary at the bottom but i had the moves so i had more confidence and even talked my belayer into doing it who did it with no rests on TR (with my beta) and normally climbs 6a ish. Tech note take long ish QD's otherwise the rope drag will burn you out more than the route!
jamesgodwin64 - Lead rpt - 02/May/11 with viki, Phil Craven

Viki - TR O/S - 02/May/11 with jamesgodwin64

very pumped out by the top but the moves just about went thank god had to keep my head in the game a little though its no push over for the grade.
jamesgodwin64 - Lead RP - 01/May/11 with Phil Craven

Pumped from trying demolition man; it's too hot; it was the end of the day; gravity was to high. Ho hum. Tricky moves at the top, after all that climbing.
jelaby - Lead dog - 10/Apr/11 with CoffeePot

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with neil mackie

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

Easier then I was expecting but really enjoyable and with the crux moves (a sequence, not just one hard pull) as you approach the lower off. Gorgeous.
lrandall - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Cragrat Rich

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Mar/11

Still very tough! Managed it last year but struggled after the winter break. Got to last bolt but had nothing left so lowered off. Set up a toprope afterwards to retrieve gear.
R8JimBob88 - Lead dnf - 26/Mar/11 with Wobbly

mark20 - Lead β - 13/Mar/11

bigdrew - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/11 with Mark R

Hidden - Lead - 24/Feb/11

David Smith - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

bigdrew - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/10 with Si

MartinWilliams87 - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Angus Malcolm

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Sep/10

Finally! 4th visit to this line, felt really easy to after previous failed attempts. The training must have paid off. So good that after I was lowered I climbed it again on toprope :-D
R8JimBob88 - Lead RP - 30/Aug/10 with Laura

R8JimBob88 - TR rpt - 30/Aug/10 with Laura

R8JimBob88 - Lead dnf - 15/Aug/10 with Laura

Previously dogged on lead so decided to go back and work out the moves on top rope. Found it the reverse of last time, bottom was harder than the top for some reason. Still polished a little too much for my liking, not that that will ever change!
R8JimBob88 - TR dog - 24/Jul/10 with Laura

joese7en - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10

Well good climbing. First taste of Horseshoe Quarry being any good! Got proper pumped at top and bottom section is a thriller!
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/10

nathanlee - Lead RP - 01/Jul/10 with Dom Lee

Hidden - 23/Jun/10

ben_250 - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Tom

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Ben 250

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10

smudge - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/10 with Will Kelsall

greenclimb - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

sam corbett - Lead O/S - May/10

Hidden - Lead - May/10

First half was nice, a little polished in places. A good ledge to rest on half way. Took me a while to figure out the top moves and took a few falls getting to the last bolt before the lower off. Will try again
R8JimBob88 - Lead dog - 24/Apr/10 with Laura

jamesgodwin64 - TR RP - 24/Apr/10 with R8JimBob88

ojp - 2nd - 10/Apr/10 with Si

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 19/Mar/10

nickcanute - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/09

Gambit - Lead - 23/Aug/09 with Steve

Hidden - Lead dog - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/09

gazfellows - TR - 29/Jun/09 with Dennis

gazfellows - 2nd - 29/Jun/09 with Dennis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/09

Sankey - TR rpt - 25/Apr/09 with Jon and Ed

Excellent first half, took a while to figure out the top moves.
Chazz - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/09 with Matt Rowat

Quite cool, lots of rests and time to work out the moves
Matt Rowat - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/09 with Charlie

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Scott Swalling

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Becca, Andy

Hmmmph...
BeccaSnowden - Lead dnf - 01/Mar/09

robal - Lead O/S - 2009

Derek Furze - Lead - 2009

loved it... best route we did today.
loonyclimber - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Dave Law

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/08

Jim Slater - TR dog - 28/Aug/08 with Phil

One fall. Did all moves.
gingerkate - 2nd dog - 11/Jun/08 with I

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Matt

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

Hidden - Lead - 09/May/08

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

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/08 with Dave Turner

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/08 with Rebecca Ellis

Hidden - 2008

Joe Grondowski - Lead - 2008

relatively straightforward but sustained up to rest before top wall. Had to rest on rope before doing last steep moves.
Pilch - 2nd dog - 11/Nov/07 with Simon et al

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

Jarin - Lead dog - 14/Mar/07 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 2007

Loose hold at the crux adds a little something.
jcbarber993 - Lead dog - 15/Oct/06 with Graeme Endean


Mick r - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/06 with Cragdog al

good climbing up the bore hole groove
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/06 with mick radford

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

NeilManley - Lead O/S - Aug/06

Hidden - Lead - Jul/06

1st route of day - not really a warm up
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 25/May/06 with Tom

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/06

Joe Costello - Lead O/S - May/06 with Liam and naylor

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

Boy - 2006

leathers - 2006

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/Jul/05

Mark A Humphries - Lead RP - 26/Sep/03 with Jim

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

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Apr/03

Date a guess!
jamiev - Lead O/S - 2003 with Sally Kerr

Dave Bond - Lead RP - 2003 with Adrian Whitehall

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/02

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/02 with Arnaud Leclerc

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/01

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jul/00

CrashMat Rob - TR - 16/Jan/00 with Brian, Nicky

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 20/Nov/99

CrashMat Rob - TR - 18/Sep/99 with Martin Smith, Nicky, Glynn

Chris the Tall - TR - Jun/99 with Bill G

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Sep/98

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 10/May/98 with Nicky

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jan/98

JonBray - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jun/97

CrashMat Rob - TR - 29/Mar/97 with Karen

Billg - 1997

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/96

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Apr/96

Dave Douglas - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/94

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/94 with Alan Holden

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/94 with Julian Cooper, David

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 01/Jul/94 with Dan Morgan, Colin Imrie

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/94

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/94 with Dee Herbert

Hidden - Lead - 09/Oct/93

Hidden - TR - 17/Aug/93

Hidden - TR - 13/Aug/93

Hidden - TR - 21/Jul/93

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jun/93 with Kenton Cool

Hidden - TR - 12/May/93

Hidden - TR - 15/Apr/93

Hidden - TR - 06/Mar/93

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/93 with Daniel Stevenson

Hidden - Lead - 08/Nov/92

tlr - 2nd - 26/Jun/92 with Cal

andrew300169 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/92 with Tim Woz

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jan/92

nai - Lead - 1992

whispering nic - Sep/91 with slow hand nick

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

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/91

John Marsland - 2nd - 16/Sep/90 with Allen Newby

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/90

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/90

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 1990

Did in trad style. Got to the top and found only tied into one rope
pebblespanker - Lead β - 01/Aug/89 with Pete Carter, Mark Powell

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/89

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/89

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 08/Apr/89

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 1989 with Chris wiles

Hidden - Lead - 11/Sep/88

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/88

Mike Owen - 18/Apr/88 with Pete Kirton

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - Sep/87 with Phil Cundy, Steve Wigmore

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Style of ascent

Lead166 of 213 (77.9%)
Followed13 of 213 (6.1%)
Toproped24 of 213 (11.3%)
Unknown10 of 213 (4.7%)

'Climbed'70 of 213 (32.9%)
clean O/S85 of 213 (39.9%)
clean β6 of 213 (2.8%)
clean rpt19 of 213 (8.9%)
clean RP11 of 213 (5.2%)
dogged16 of 213 (7.5%)
dnf6 of 213 (2.8%)