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Stone the Loach** 7c

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[i can smell oatcakes up here!, 3 kb]12m. The hardest of the set has a very taxing middle section using crimps and side pulls. © ROCKFAX
FA. Gary Gibson 1988

Ticklists: Peak Sport 3 Star Routes 6c+-7c+.

Photo: i can smell oatcakes up here! © justin c
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 82 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Tophe - Lead RP - 19/Mar/14 with Dave Burn

J.Wells - Lead RP - 10/Sep/13 with Ima Nahumury

Clips up, one TR, nap, 1st RP send! Cool crimpy moves, probably lots of different possible beta.
davidliu - Lead RP - 05/Sep/13 with James Dexter

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/13

first try this session, while placing clips, it felt so hard last time
mwatson - Lead RP - 25/Jun/13

2 sessions, about 6th RP overall. First 7c and such brilliant moves!
np134 - Lead RP - 06/May/13 with T. Frost

elliepygall - Lead RP - 02/May/13 with James

ejected - 2013

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Sep/12

First F7c :) Went 5th RP attempt overall, first tonight.
Si dH - Lead RP - 04/Sep/12 with Chris Foster

Hidden - 2nd dog - 02/Sep/12

4 failed rp attempts, got thrrough the crux on all of them, but fell from the first big throw twice and the second (last hard move) twice. Argh - will surely go soon though.
Si dH - Lead dog - 02/Sep/12 with Chris Foster

Did all the moves this time. Also did two reasonable links, one from below the crux to after the first hard post-crux move, and one from just after the crux to the top. All on top rope - ready to get on lead next visit.
Si dH - 2nd dog - 26/Aug/12 with Chris Foster

Hidden - Lead dog - Aug/12

More training required before I could link all the moves on this. Maybe a late-year goal.
Si dH - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/12 with Neil Furniss

Hidden - 2012

5th RP. Awesome route. One of the best in the dale. Miles better than sturgeon.
nathanlee - Lead RP - 20/Aug/11 with Dom Lee

JulesV - Lead RP - 23/Jul/11 with Shauna Cunningham

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Jun/11

Hidden - TR dog - 23/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Jun/11

Hidden - TR dog - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - TR dog - 04/Jun/11

SarahM - Lead RP - 29/May/11 with Skygodley

Hidden - Lead - 28/May/11

Hidden - TR dog - 25/May/11

Hidden - TR dog - 25/May/11

Hidden - TR dog - 19/May/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/May/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/May/11

highrepute - Lead RP - 13/May/11

Tried quite hard and got it first RP.
Joe Costello - Lead RP - 08/May/11 with James

richardr - Lead RP - 20/Apr/11

dominic lee - Lead rpt - 05/Aug/10 with nathan lee

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Aug/10

3rd go
gregoritos - Lead RP - 06/May/10 with goi ashmore

Ian Fidd - 01/May/10

Great route.
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 20/Apr/10 with James Rees

Ally Smith - Lead RP - 10/Apr/10 with GrantB

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Sep/09

Gus - Lead RP - 01/Sep/09

Hidden - 27/Aug/09

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Aug/09

Hidden - TR rpt - 25/Aug/09

Hidden - TR RP - 19/Aug/09

Ian Broome - Lead dnf - 24/Jun/09 with Tom

Hidden - Lead β - 29/May/09

Dave Bond - Lead RP - 23/Apr/09 with Simon Wren

good beta from some guys at the crag. Soft 7c
lx - Lead β - 15/Apr/09 with alison

EllaRus - Lead RP - 2009 with john

1st redpoint. Sticked up it, TR then went for it and somehow stuck it. Very pleased after the best part of 3 months off.
andy farnell - Lead RP - 14/Aug/08 with Ian Patterson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Jul/08

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead RP - 23/Jul/08 with Rachel Hassall

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Jul/08

good moves really enjoyed it did it on first redpoint.
andy gravestock - Lead RP - 09/Jun/08 with alex mason ,

It's the best route on the Embankment!
skygodley - Lead RP - 02/Jun/08

Hidden - 2008

2nd attempt after 3 top ropes over 2 days! first 7c chuffed!
Alex Mason - Lead - 16/Aug/07 with Steve Ramsden

Ram MkiV - Lead RP - 16/Aug/07 with Al

willackers - Lead RP - 2007 with Rob Napier

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jul/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/05

Unsure about date, found it hard, took about 6 sessions
steve_biczyk - Lead RP - Jul/05 with Keith Clarke

robyn1 - 2005

nige - Lead RP - 25/Jun/04 with nick colton

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/May/98

Jon Read - Lead RP - May/98 with Tanya Holdsworth

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Aug/97

Roget - TR RP - 03/Aug/97 with jon

Hidden - Lead RP - 1997

Billg - Lead RP - 07/Jun/95 with Phil McAllistair

Mike Owen - 20/Jul/92 with Elaine Owen

Pedro50 - Lead RP - 03/Jun/92 with A. Belayer

craig d - 1992

Hidden - 1990

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Style of ascent

Lead59 of 82 (72.0%)
Followed3 of 82 (3.7%)
Toproped9 of 82 (11.0%)
Unknown11 of 82 (13.4%)

'Climbed'13 of 82 (15.9%)
clean β3 of 82 (3.7%)
clean rpt4 of 82 (4.9%)
clean RP46 of 82 (56.1%)
dogged15 of 82 (18.3%)
dnf1 of 82 (1.2%)