Niche Arete** f6C / V5
Blunt arete on left at Niche area Brimham (Sector 5.1 in rockfax gritstone bouldering guide). Left of Niche corner. Pockets to slopers to slopey mantel.

Ticklists: The Sacrificial Idol Bouldering Circuit, Almscliff/Caley/Brimham Circuit Challenge.

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This climb is in 29 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Robin Nichols - Sent O/S - 11/Jul/15 with Jim, Roger

kyaizawa - Sent x - 23/Jun/15

Latched top - too damp and gritty to mantle
julesmckim - Sent x - 08/Jun/15

spiderz - Sent x - 07/Jun/15 with Jamie P., Laura

Flew up to the jug and thought it was over...will go back and mantle it next time!
daftendirekt - Sent x - 07/Jun/15 with Cam Roberston

Peace89 - Sent x - 07/Jun/15

Cool problem, very soft for the grade...
mfisher - Sent x - 04/Jun/15 with Shelley

peppermill - Sent dnf - 12/Oct/14

peppermill - Sent dnf - 05/Oct/14

Joedt - Sent x - 26/Sep/14

nice move up to top and a fight to mantel out
david.pearmain - Sent - 07/Sep/14 with Grindcore

As usual Dave had to show me how the mantle was done, nice top out!
Grindcore - Sent - 07/Sep/14 with david.pearmain

Nathanie1 - Sent O/S - 17/May/14 with George, Fergus, Tom, Louise Hall

fjg123 - May/14

Wizzy - Sent O/S - 09/Mar/14

Doug_Mc - 2014

peteJ23 - Sent x - 02/May/13

John Thornton - 26/Apr/13

Not 6c more like 6a/6a+
MikeLeeds - Sent O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Rob, Dave Clark

6C felt about right, maybe 6b+
robertmctague - Sent - 2013

gowdy - Sent - 2012 with Bobby Gowdy

great little problem
leepip - Sent x - 05/Sep/10 with james, rob

loonyclimber - Sent - 05/Sep/10 with Lee

Good climb, indelicately finished as am not naturally talented at mantelling. Felt right for grade but think the difficulty is proportional to your tricep size
andyman666999 - Sent x - 01/Apr/09

thebigfriendlymoose - Sent x - 2007

+4apeindex - 2002

Dave Douglas - Sent x - 2002 with paul smith

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 1998

Hidden - Sent - 1986

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
robblackburn, jammy4536

Total votes cast 5
hard f6C+0 of 3
f6C+0 of 3
easy f6C+0 of 3
hard f6C0 of 3
f6C2 of 3
easy f6C0 of 3
hard f6B+0 of 3
f6B+0 of 3
easy f6B+1 of 3
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Style of ascent
Clean O/S
Clean RP