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Riding the Bullet** 6c

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18m. Climb the centre of the technical face, trending slightly (but not too far) rightwards, then go direct to a good finish on the headwall. © ROCKFAX
FA. Gary Gibson, Nick Taylor, Andy Beaumont 2002
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This climb is in 53 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/14

The Grist - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14 with Lee Hamilton

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Nick Jones

Chris Wright - Lead rpt - 17/May/14

Fell off low down when a hold snapped.
stp - Lead RP - 04/May/14 with Julie

Thought i was gonna get the onsight after clipping the last bolt, but the cruxy finish did for my tired arms. A couple of goes to work out a sequence for the top and then clean. Excellent technical route with tricky, pumpy finish.
Nick Sherring - Lead RP - 08/Sep/13 with Paul Borland

Brilliant.
Nathaniel Larsson - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13 with Louise Hall

The lovely middle section lulled me into a false sense of security. What a difficult finish!
Louise Hall - 2nd dog - 05/Sep/13 with Nathaniel Gjoderum-Symons

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13

harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/13 with Mark Hounslea

Chris Wright - Lead - 09/Jun/13

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Rebecca Partridge, James Jacobs, Ellie Pygall

save a bit for the end!!
Jay-Ast - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Rosyk

pete1993 - Lead - 01/Jun/13 with Mike W

Birdo - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Dave Bird

markalmack - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with chris todd

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/12

Toby Dunn - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Sophie Whyte

soph - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12 with Megan Freeth, Andy Reeve, Lindy Smith

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 19/Jun/12

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

Good technical climbing throughout.
jamiev - Lead β - 26/Jul/11 with Tim Parkinson

Mr Sparkle - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Mike Hayes

wolverine - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Matt Sparkes

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/Oct/10

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with John

Superb, the best I've done at smalldale.
Stig - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Graham Derbyshire

Joe Grondowski - Lead - 14/Apr/10 with John Lynch

john lynch - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/10 with joe grondowski

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09

gregoritos - Lead O/S - Jul/09 with james

Sankey - TR β - 19/Apr/09 with Luke

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Stephen

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2009 with Gaz

nickcanute - 2009

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - Sep/08 with Matt

very good climb. Should be easy once you know how
georgel - Lead dog - 25/Aug/08 with morgan

Fair at 6c (no more)....nice second half.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/08 with George & Caine

TomHaigh - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08 with Fraser

run out and occasionally dubious rock deter from what could be a good climb.
ksjs - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with mark

morganator - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/08 with Sophie Whyte

datoon - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with MJ

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/08

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Gary Gibson

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/07

spacey - Lead - 05/Jun/07 with Clive

Hidden - 2007

spacey - Lead dog - 26/Jul/06 with si barrow

only just! got quite hard at the top on tired arms
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 2005 with Richard White

Carl Smethurst - Lead β - 22/Aug/04 with Ian Pickles

Laramadness - Lead dog - 25/May/04 with NC

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 28
hard 6c+0 of 14
6c+1 of 14
easy 6c+6 of 14
hard 6c1 of 14
6c4 of 14
easy 6c0 of 14
hard 6b+2 of 14
6b+0 of 14
easy 6b+0 of 14
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Style of ascent

Lead48 of 53 (90.6%)
Followed2 of 53 (3.8%)
Toproped1 of 53 (1.9%)
Unknown2 of 53 (3.8%)

'Climbed'12 of 53 (22.6%)
clean O/S28 of 53 (52.8%)
clean β3 of 53 (5.7%)
clean rpt2 of 53 (3.8%)
clean RP2 of 53 (3.8%)
dogged5 of 53 (9.4%)
dnf1 of 53 (1.9%)