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[Justin leading Gargle Blaster (F6a), me belaying, 2 kb]5m. Short and high in the grade. Using the crack on the right drops it to a steady 5. © ROCKFAX
FA. Mike Hunt, Jane Livingstone 2001

Photo: Justin leading Gargle Blaster (F6a), me belaying © the_liquorice_man
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This climb is in 249 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/14

dkd - Lead - 07/Aug/14 with Al

A Crawford - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14

Powney - 2nd - 22/Jul/14 with Drew

I was climbing with bad foot that day.
stevo smith - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Rob hall patch

Used right hand crack a bit, makes it a 5
alp79 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Clio

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/14

I did use the crack on the right.
mark stones - Lead - 17/May/14

Charlie Staincliffe - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Garry Prout, Milly Prout

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Apr/14

Ad Shaw - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with john jeavo, Bridget Large

Ad Shaw - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with john jeavo, Bridget Large

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead - 08/Oct/13

Nij - TR O/S - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/13

john lynch - Lead - 02/Sep/13 with Bethan D

reavis - TR O/S - 20/Aug/13 with Johnny Wing

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/13

mrobinson81568 - TR O/S - 14/Jul/13

Hidden - TR dog - 13/Jul/13

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Katharine

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13

jrayner - 08/Jun/13

Clemmo - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Will Hawthorne

Hidden - TR rpt - 02/Jun/13

Reached out right a little far? not climbed at 6a
jez_palmer - Lead O/S - 19/May/13

Hidden - Lead β - 04/May/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/May/13

did straight up middle
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 03/May/13 with Andrew Graham

FriendlyTom - Lead O/S - Apr/13

Rhi Rhi - Lead RP - 02/Mar/13 with Nikki

Fragmod - Lead - 14/Sep/12

pbuggy91 - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/12

danieltuck - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Keith

gsavell - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Sarah Knight

rockaddict - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Simple and short
gobey - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Luka

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

biobuild - TR O/S - 08/Jul/12 with tuck

Used Erect... redo going straight up!
danieltuck - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/12 with Shep

matt1024 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/12

wrapped in bacon - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Daryl

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/12

mrginna - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Jack Bramhall

jack01 - Lead β - 22/May/12 with lan

MaccMark - Lead - 13/May/12 with Liz Pilling

first attempt, stuck to far right and climb was easy second lead was lead direct on face.
Lukem6 - Lead RP - 04/May/12 with Diane Blything

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12

Prof. Outdoors - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12 with Lorna

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/12 with Scott

Benn A - Lead - Oct/11

german_geezer - Lead - 25/Sep/11

John.RH - TR dog - 24/Sep/11

the_liquorice_man - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/11 with Steve Chambers, Justin Reid, Rob Smith

Really enjoyed it. No crack and no left hand arete. Felt ok for 6a
mattwilk - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/11 with Karl

Pike - TR β - 07/Aug/11

First 6a outdoors
the_liquorice_man - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Rob Smith

dr_botnik - TR - 30/Jul/11 with the_liquorice_man

With crack, so F5 apparently
dpmUK - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 28/Jul/11 with Dan

Without crack after doing it with crack.
dpmUK - TR β - 27/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/11

nickcanute - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/11

Used the crack on the right once near the top (although think I was over the crux by then?) I really should have learnt by now not to come to Horseshoe while hungover...
charley - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - Jun/11

reavis - TR O/S - 31/May/11

lozowen - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Sally Owen

Gecko2k - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Andy Marland, Martyn Brown, Ola Bartkowska

treg - Lead RP - 21/May/11 with Bird

Top roped,
AdamGP86 - Lead dog - 26/Apr/11

Josh Dickerson - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Andy Dickerson

chili-d - 2nd - 23/Apr/11 with Poz

tim_mcd - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Manchi

Used crack on RHS.
Manchi - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with tim_mcd

jaggett - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

Monkey_bill - Lead RP - 13/Apr/11

jack01 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with lan, ben

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Apr/11

Janie - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with David Rothwell

Hidden - Lead β - 09/Apr/11

short but sweet
jimecallaw - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/11 with Adam

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/Mar/11

Monkey_bill - 2nd - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/11

chrisbussell - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Jonny Wing

Eddie Shelbourne - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo RP - 2011

David Smith - 2011

Simon Bostock - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Stephen Hull

wildchild - TR O/S - 18/Sep/10

Neil Rodgers (PCC) - TR O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Marilyn

first day climbing ! every journey begins with the 1st step...
derekb - TR O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Pete

Malcolm Tucker's Sweary Aunt - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/10 with Andy

Coxy7 - 28/Jul/10

Cossar - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/10 with Si

peaches69 - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/10 with sarah

Matt Johnson - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/10 with Sarah Applegate

Climbed with Chris, Billy, Lauren
oliccm - TR O/S - 11/Jul/10

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

Short and misrible
R8JimBob88 - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/10 with Laura

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10

Adam_42 - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/10

Takacs - TR - 03/Jun/10 with Sophie Heavey

Lawrence Bird - TR O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Rachel Takacs

julian allen - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/10

edegupa - Lead - 23/May/10 with GL

devilman - 23/May/10

Climbed head on without using the crack, Hard start to reach that first bolt. Rock fax have this route down as a 5+, reckon they used the steps around to the left of the climb!!!
M0untainM0nkey - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/10 with ric gamble

aidanb - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/10

Laura_Loo - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with James Stockton

John 1804 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Chan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/10

powellj69 - Lead - 18/Apr/10

stefie c - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with John Powell

Done without using crack. Nice route.
SuperstarDJ - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Steve Blatherwick

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/10

In Peak SE Pokketz as 5+. Solid 6a.
Zoomer - Lead RP - 05/Apr/10 with Julia Bloomer

Jules 210681 - 2nd - 05/Apr/10 with glenn bloomer

Laura-lou - 2nd - 18/Mar/10 with Paul Shepherd

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10

jeanjacquescarnages - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/10

Eddie Shelbourne - 2010

nickcanute - Lead - 2010

arunthomas - 2nd O/S - 21/Nov/09 with Ben

sbrowitt - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Gareth Wood

Think I used the crack, so probably 5
skawarz - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Tom Bailey

SteWatkins - Sep/09

Kyle F - Lead - Sep/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Aug/09

paddywalsh11 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09 with faye smith

alj - TR - 18/Jul/09 with leon skeldon

leon - Lead - 18/Jul/09 with Amanda Skeldon

sgl0jd - Lead - 12/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Jul/09

nick ferro - 28/Jun/09

rob1 - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

FrankW - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Jane T

minaturechris - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Stacey

Nice climb, short but sweet. Completed without the crack.
staceyjg - 2nd O/S - 10/May/09 with Chris Gardner

kylieo - Lead - 02/May/09 with Phil

PhilR - Lead - 02/May/09 with Kylie

Kingsjester - Lead - 25/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/09

geddicakes - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09 with Nat

Tricky up to the first bolt, once at the second bolt easier climbing, a nice climb.
matthomas79 - Lead dog - 13/Apr/09

PanzerHanzler - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/09 with David Rafe

jowgli - Lead O/S - Mar/09 with rich buckley

jowgli - Lead O/S - Mar/09 with rich buckley

Hidden - Lead - 28/Feb/09

I had to use the crack, so only grade 5
DreadyCraig - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/09 with Mike Hicks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/09

brew_guru - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/09 with gareth jones

gaz_jones - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead - Feb/09

F6a in definitive guide
popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/09 with Adrian Scott

adrianscott - 2nd - 31/Jan/09 with Ben Harding

pizza - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Oct/08

robblowen - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Krissy

panicked and grabbed the quickdraw
Kirill - 21/Sep/08 with Ilia

5+ in guide.
mark20 - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

PanzerHanzler - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/08 with CarrieGold

carriegold - Lead RP - 14/Sep/08 with Andy Hansler

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08

marccb6 - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/08 with James

williap - Lead - 03/Sep/08 with FCP

frankcp87 - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/08 with will points

matsavage - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

One practice run, then led.
PanzerHanzler - Lead RP - 29/Aug/08 with CarrieGold

carriegold - TR RP - 29/Aug/08 with Andy Hansler

leon - Lead - Aug/08 with Chris Munton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/08

budoghost - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Jul/08

Dan Lane - Lead RP - 13/Jul/08 with Dad

Jules Lane - Lead β - 13/Jul/08 with Dan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/08

Lead with the crack (5) then toproped without (5+)
dashitboarder - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/08 with Jess

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/08 with Helen Odwell

First 6a
Ade7 - Lead β - 11/May/08 with Taity

Didnt use the crack on the right.
Taity - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Adrian Mortimer

Milne - TR rpt - 11/May/08 with Steve poole

alun1111 - Lead - 26/Apr/08

Rokmunky - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Hannah

hannahi - TR - 10/Feb/08 with Richard Price

john lynch - Lead - 02/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/08

gonzo_ls9 - 2008

thefuturesmiles - Lead O/S - 2008

TiffTiff - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/07

tontopink - Lead - 03/Sep/07

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/07 with Trev Tatler

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/07 with Trev Tatler

stuckonarock - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/07 with Ben

Nom - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Joe Bream

Sweet little route, felt bang on f6a to me purely using the face. Didn't see anything loose unlike others, maybe it's cleaned up a bit?
jeffsheard - Lead - 11/Aug/07 with Sarah Davis

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07

The rock was quite damp and muddy which made it a bit harder than it should of been
Wayne.Gaudin - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/07 with David Turland, Phil Renwick

Profile Removed 22 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Alex

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/07

sce8 - Lead β - 02/Jun/07 with gemma

nmwr - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Hidden - TR - Jun/07

TomHaigh - Lead O/S - 25/May/07 with John Bradley

Mat - Lead - 21/May/07 with Rick

Rampikino - Lead - 19/May/07 with Cat

only gets 5+ in guide book. was tough though.
Milne - Lead β - 07/May/07 with Steve poole

Whealiebob - Lead β - 07/May/07 with Stee & Terry

BigToe - 2nd - 07/May/07 with Milne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07

ducle - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/07 with Tom Cattermole

probably top roped? beta? maybe? short term memory is shot
rawk - TR β - Mar/07 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

short but sweet - I thought the start to Peckling Fever was harder?
SGD - Lead - 15/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/06

nienke - Lead - 30/Jul/06 with Fran Robertson

coffeepot - Lead - 30/Jul/06 with Nienke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/06

great climb for the first 3 bolts, much harder to do the last move to reach the lower-off. Had my first rest on gear, my first fall and is the first route I've ever backed off!! Beware of the HUGE loose boulder, just to the right of the lower off point. was the final straw for me!
ebunick - Lead dnf - 20/May/06 with Lou

howlingbaboon - Lead - May/06 with Rob

Sam and will - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/06

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

DerwentDiluted - Lead - Apr/05 with Nicola Pettit

bigphil - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/04 with Kate

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with Ian Fones

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/02

Voting
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easy 6a+0 of 30
hard 6a1 of 30
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easy 6a7 of 30
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 249 (1.2%)
Lead193 of 249 (77.5%)
Followed19 of 249 (7.6%)
Toproped25 of 249 (10.0%)
Unknown9 of 249 (3.6%)

'Climbed'66 of 249 (26.5%)
clean O/S142 of 249 (57.0%)
clean β11 of 249 (4.4%)
clean rpt7 of 249 (2.8%)
clean RP14 of 249 (5.6%)
dogged8 of 249 (3.2%)
dnf1 of 249 (0.4%)