Arachonothera Direct* 6b+
12m. The easiest route up the buttress. Climb the wall to enter the groove which is more awkward than it looks. Finish with a difficult move above the overlap. © ROCKFAX
FA. Tony Howard, R.Holt (aid)1960s. FFA. (as a bold and loose E3 5c) J.Campbell, Chris Addy, M.Horlov 1976. Bolted in 1996 with the 2000
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flash today after trying when tired last week. Would say could easily get 6c given the polished footholds in places and the very committing long reach final move. not what you'd call an easy warm-up for this wall!
Nick Sherring - Lead RP - 21/Sep/14 with Paul Borland

MartinPL - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/14

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Drew

Chriswallis2 - Lead β - 22/Jul/14 with Ally Smith

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jul/14

Alex@home - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/14 with leon

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/14

OliverRoss - Lead dnf - 18/Jun/14 with Adam Butterworth

Really nice route in my opinion.
dom94 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/14 with alex mccann

No feet at all it seemed in the second half :S
tom3667 - 2nd β - 26/May/14 with Andy Cooley, Andy baguley

dominic lee - Lead rpt - 19/May/14 with andy elliot

Blimmin' heck! Pretty cheeky in the groove - fine after the overlap.
Duncan Campbell - Lead O/S - 16/May/14 with Oli Grounsell

The final moves felt tough. Will have to come back for a clean ascent.
Leo Woodhead - Lead dog - 05/May/14

MrTeej2 - TR dog - 05/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

gregoritos - 23/Apr/14

Tried this a few years back. Couldn't remember any of the moves other than it being hard to the pocket at the top. First go today.
Adam_42 - Lead RP - 30/Mar/14 with Dan

Big moves too finish.
James Oakes - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Lizzie Wilkins, Stephanie Pohlmann, Jon Daynes

scottski - Lead RP - 23/Mar/14 with A. Baguley

pete1993 - Lead - 22/Mar/14 with Nick

started raining at the top
Nick1812P - Lead - 22/Mar/14 with Pete

Got it on my second attempt
Jack93 - Lead RP - 16/Mar/14 with Emily Mobley

Chris Wright - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Sep/13

First ever climb many years ago but still no pushover!
davidliu - Lead RP - 05/Sep/13 with James Dexter

Too scary to drop for the left hand on lead, having never tried it
Cake - Lead dnf - 01/Sep/13 with John Cooper, Matt

Gus - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with simon "the horse" wilson

J.Wells - Lead β - 10/Aug/13 with Ima Nahumury

GrantB - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with Team York (RELOAD)

Pleased with this. Red point due to fogging glasses.
petellis - Lead RP - 06/Jul/13 with Broomy, Sloth

i dunno why but this is harder for me that the 6c right of this??
jamesgodwin64 - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/13 with John Copper

Had done the indirect
GuyVG - Lead β - 11/Jun/13 with Lee cooper

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Jun/13

Hidden - TR rpt - 04/Jun/13

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/13 with Rich Wainwright

Lead the 6b, reversed and did the 6b+ finish for completion, and to make the lower off easier. Pretty tired.
Daniel Heath - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/13 with Maddie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/13

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 11/May/13

leon - Lead β - 01/May/13 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/13

Felt bloody hard for 6b+! Much easier when you have it dialled.
spidermonkey09 - Lead RP - 23/Apr/13 with Nathan Price, Tom Frost

np134 - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/13 with J. Hulbert, T. Frost

Chris Wright - Lead - 21/Apr/13

DDDD - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/13 with Sham

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13 with SP

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Feb/13

TommityP - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/12

EmilyElouise - Lead dnf - 20/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Sep/12

david morse - Lead β - 02/Sep/12 with chris todd

had done the 6b version previously
Jake Young - Lead β - 22/Aug/12 with Chris

goddamm7 - 2nd dog - 11/Aug/12 with sarah batson

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Adam

Si dH - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Dan H

Very fall-offable
Daniel Heath - Lead β - 27/May/12 with Si

Matt Shepherd - Lead dog - 27/May/12

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Adam Butterworth

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead - 22/May/12 with Steve Adams

maybe_si - Lead O/S - 21/May/12

Felt hard to me but it was the first route of the year
martroberts - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

khawk - Lead dog - 01/Apr/12 with DT

peteramsden - Lead RP - Apr/12

Matt JM Stevens - Lead RP - 28/Mar/12

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Ellie Pygall

elliepygall - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/12 with Dan Jenkin

Hidden - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Jun/11

Was meant to be the 'warm up'... took me three goes to get the last move!
Joughton - Lead dog - 19/Jun/11

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 19/Jun/11 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/11

catblack - Lead O/S - 06/May/11 with Andy Barker

Having done the original previously.
richardr - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/11

mark20 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

metal arms - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

alaan - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Broom

jamiev - Lead rpt - 20/Mar/11 with Tim Parkinson

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 20/Mar/11 with Al

robandian - Lead RP - 2011

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/10

Didn't realise the last move was a slap!
migs493 - Lead dog - 30/Aug/10 with RS

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/10

JulesV - 22/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/10

drewish - Lead β - 06/Aug/10 with SteveE9

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

Last thing at night, felt tired and did not want to fall off at the top.
Gambit - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/10 with Dave, Barney

greenclimb - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/10

mrtom - Lead dog - 10/Jul/10 with Mark Lim, Mike Stephenson, Roger HSmith

nathanlee - Lead β - 03/Jul/10 with Dom Lee

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 02/Jul/10 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/10

belay bunny turned bad - Lead dog - 01/Jul/10 with loundsy

tatz45 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/10 with Katy Vose

Did this after hungry eyes as getting dark. good route.
jamiev - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Tom Lewis

mattyork2 - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/10 with Niall Grimes

highrepute - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/10

Brown - Lead O/S - 26/May/10 with Jon B

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/May/10

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 20/May/10 with Rich Wainwright

Really nice climb, gets more interesting the higher you get.
smudge - Lead RP - 11/May/10 with Joe Shaw

moves above the overlap felt nails.
Dan Lane - Lead dog - 09/May/10 with Laurie Carefoot, Martin Kocsis

greenclimb - Lead RP - 08/May/10

1time! - Lead RP - May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/10

Ian Broome - Lead - 27/Mar/10 with Nick

Brian Rodgers - Lead rpt - 21/Mar/10 with Mike Todd

tricky and interesting climbing.
john lynch - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/10 with joe grondowski

thrutch - Lead - 2010 with Sven

cymjt - 2010

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - 27/Aug/09

PeteH - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/09 with Chris Fox, Julian ?

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/09

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/09 with Rich Wainwright

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jul/09

Joe Costello - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Matt and Mike

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/09

Ian Broome - Lead - 02/May/09 with Tom, Jo

galpinos - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/09 with Ben & Brian

galpinos - Lead β - 25/Apr/09 with Ben & Brian

gingerwolf - Lead RP - 2009

mattwyles1 - Lead RP - 2009

gregoritos - 2009

justin c - 2009

tedj234 - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/08 with Kate Campbell

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/08

Andrew Barker - Lead β - 23/Aug/08 with Nick Rabb

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/Aug/08

Did the left hand finish at 6b.
PenJD - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/08 with Dave Johnson

put the clips in for Dave,
loonyclimber - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/08 with Dave Mullett

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

end of the day - too tired to pull
Mick r - Lead dog - 16/Jul/08 with Dave L

warm up - one rest at the top
Mick r - TR dog - 13/Jul/08 with Rob

morganator - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Anna Lise

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/08 with Mike Todd

tlr - 2nd - 17/Jun/08 with Henry

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Jun/08

craig d - Lead rpt - Jun/08 with Mark Bridgman-Smith

Stig - TR - 31/May/08 with Greg

A good intro to peak limestone....felt quite insecure and hard to read.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 26/May/08 with Iain

Too hard a warm up for me!
catt - Lead dog - 26/May/08 with Morgan Woods

First route back after snapped tendon!
loonyclimber - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Mad Mick Radford

Mick r - Lead - 17/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/08

Peter Dickinson - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Oct/07

Stig - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/07 with Goi

Hidden - Lead - May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead - 17/Mar/07

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead β - 15/Jul/06

Hidden - Jun/06

Hidden - TR - 06/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2006

mark s - 2005

robyn1 - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/03

Hidden - 2003

climber34neil - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/98

sadams - Lead - 05/Jun/97 with John Fletcher

Roget - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/96 with jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/96

tlr - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/96

Hidden - 1990

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