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Plastic Soldier** 6a

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[The view looking down Plastic Soldier, 3 kb]40m. Climbs the large slab left of Lindy Lou on the Skyline Butress, 13 bolts lead the way, belay on the large flake. A larger than usual easy slate route.
Ian Lloyd-Jones, Phil Targett, Sam Beesley (all lead) 15/Apr/2009

Ticklists: Kit Perry's 2013 Mission Statement.

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This climb is in 270 logbooks, and on 26 wishlists.

qazzaz - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/14

andy75 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Mel Roberts

dee_mee_tree - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14

DAMAGED BOLTS REPLACED WITH 5 X 16mm RESIN BOLTS, the route is now SAFE to Climb again :-)
ian Ll-J - 13/Aug/14

SimonvanDam - Lead - 12/Aug/14 with Paul Evans

Scotsken - Lead - 15/Jun/14

Rampikino - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with MMC Various

a lot less creaky now. nice.
SGD - Lead - 31/May/14 with Vicky Holmes

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 31/May/14

Great position and quality moves on good slate. Good rests, but a nice sustained level of climbing. Topped out with a big grin - ace.
The Ivanator - Lead O/S - 30/May/14 with Rob

davebrox - Lead - 30/May/14 with Luke

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 28/May/14 with Claire Duffield

Nice surprise on the third bolt from the top :) Nice climb. Id say 6a+
ItsHuwHaribo - Lead O/S - 28/May/14 with Mel Roberts

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/14

greenclimb - Lead O/S - 26/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

Binder - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Chris C

Epic! It rained so hard 2/3 up. Came down, waited, climbed. Great route with a mountain feel.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 25/May/14 with Tom

Great 40m route
bigglesbutcha - 2nd O/S - 25/May/14 with Ade

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/May/14

tskelhon - Lead O/S - 24/May/14 with Spike Murray, John_Warner

jezb1 - 2nd - 16/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 16/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

jordan taylor - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14

Bernie L - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14 with John Hammond

Pete Randall - AltLd - 04/May/14 with Seb, Rob

RobScarisbrick - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14

Hidden - May/14

Dringfa wych. Y raddfa 6a yn un addas. Y cychwyn yn rhoi'r anhawster fwyaf ond unwaith wedi gwneud hynny mae'r symudiadau'n llifo. Rhaid gollel tamaid uchaf o'r wyneb oherwydd hollt (newydd ?).
alunapgruff - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Kevin Jones

Mario Grabinski - 2nd - 21/Apr/14 with Phillbert Blue

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

Hidden - 11/Apr/14

Wendy Watthews - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/14 with arandall

Plastic Solider keeping guard on the 2nd to last bolt.
arandall - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14 with Wendy Matthews

Hidden - Lead - 30/Mar/14

Beezy - 2nd - 11/Jan/14 with Craig

tomwright1509 - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14

Craigyboy13 - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14 with josh

jt232 - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/13

Steven1993 - 2nd O/S - 08/Dec/13

ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/13

alp79 - 2nd O/S - 17/Nov/13 with Jonny Ashton

Most challenging climb I had done so far. Fun, long and real sense of achievement!
Ellie Fuller - 2nd O/S - 10/Nov/13 with James Mcdonald, Amy Hare

James12389 - 2nd - 09/Nov/13 with Amy Hare, Ellie Fuller

Celt Ll-J - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/13

10**** route
Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/13 with tommy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/13

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/13

guy757 - 23/Sep/13

jshields - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with John Corbett, Jeff Ingman

Sol Armer - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13

Not as good as clash of the titans.
PauI360 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13

Kitesurfer.alex1990 - 2nd dog - 04/Sep/13

richy85 - Lead O/S - Sep/13

Maynard - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/13 with Tom French

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/13

Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/13 with Hannah Bach

AndrewP - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with FelixPeterken

FelixPeterken - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Andrew Peterken

langirl - 2nd - Aug/13

Matt Rowat - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/13 with Fran

1poundSOCKS - Lead β - 24/Jul/13

danp - Lead - 24/Jul/13

kyaizawa - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Luke Cullum

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Ky Aizawa

Dawlish - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with new boots

Amy UT - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Dan O'Flynn, Spike

danoflynn - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Amy

Colin Scotchford - Lead - 14/Jul/13

still think its 6a+.
SGD - Lead - 07/Jul/13 with Vicky Holmes

Felt pretty 'out there' in the wind
sheelba - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

Chris Redding - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Jack Knight

Airy, but amazing.
spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Ben Tanner

Jack93 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Chris Redding

jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Gavin Oliver

James_L88 - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Kat Day

KatDay - Lead - 08/Jun/13 with James

rob 528 - Lead - 07/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/13

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with George, Coatesy

georgedunton - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Ian J F Sutcliffe

Richard P Coates - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13 with George, ianjfsutcliffe

jstringer - Lead rpt - 25/May/13 with Ryan Griffiths

Takacs - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Annie Rose Byass Clark

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/May/13

ksjs - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with goosebump

John Postlethwaite - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Barry

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/13

superb climbing. A good, long and interesting pitch. a nice little surprise tied to the penultimate bolt too...
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/13 with Ash Mellor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/13

penny_pops25 - Lead O/S - Mar/13

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/13 with ross garfoot

Sliced my finger halfway up on a rather sharp hold, watch out for the blood splatters on the way up!
Barrez - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/13 with morgan91

cymjt - 2013

Tim Sparrow - Lead - 03/Nov/12 with Piers Nesbitt

Dizz - 2nd O/S - 03/Nov/12 with Martin

rhys mence - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/12 with Rob Ceasar, Diego Montaldo, Joe Elliott

Excellent route, well bolted and never overly desparate.
Zoomer - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Baz Whale

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Oct/12

Nice and long :)
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Ryan Gibson

augustus trout - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Phil Jarvis

13 bolts, 40m and superb climbing - never too hard but a few tricky moves. Favourite clip-up in the Quarries.
stratandrew - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Gareth Williams

gw3285 - 2nd - 20/Oct/12

xphoenix0 - 2nd - 10/Oct/12

nice route, great piece of rock.
rustaldo - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/12 with Will

SteveM - Lead - 07/Oct/12

BradleyWhite - 07/Oct/12

morgan91 - Lead - 06/Oct/12

bullybones - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Neil

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/12

Really good route up an amazing piece of rock. Would benefit from double bolt belay rather than annoying thread/rusty bolt 5m from the top.
Dan724 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Steve Keys, Raji Salan

raji - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/12 with steve, dan

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Sep/12

jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Gavin Oliver

groliver26 - Lead - 08/Sep/12 with Jon Ridley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12

Lizzie S - TR - 02/Sep/12

matthias13 - 2nd - 31/Aug/12 with Seb Shingler, Broomy

Broom136 - 2nd - 31/Aug/12 with Seb Shingler, rich matthias

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/12

RichyBOYY - Lead - 27/Aug/12 with Andy Pearson, Arthur parker

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/12

petellis - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12 with The short fuse

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

Jillybean - Lead - Aug/12 with Brad

emlynroberts - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Paul Emmett

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Jul/12

hedgehog77 - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12

twem - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Mark Fisher

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12

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

ches - 2nd - 15/Jul/12 with Andrew Twemlow

Bob Windsor - AltLd - 07/Jul/12 with paul trower

did as the end of a grand day out but put separate as its the only good part of that route.
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/12 with N.Sommers

Hidden - 03/Jun/12

wynaptomos - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/May/12

Great fun!
danoflynn - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Spike

Hidden - 2nd β - 26/May/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/May/12

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 20/May/12

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

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Ali Wood

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/May/12

guy757 - 06/May/12

ld before
jezb1 - 2nd - 30/Apr/12

Hidden - 30/Apr/12

Brilliant! Nicely sustained with a few little puzzles along the way.
embob - Lead - 28/Apr/12 with Alex

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/12

Nice route - loads of bolts, interesting belay.
Pete_Frost - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Ambra Burls

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 25/Mar/12

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/12

Mattlamb90 - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Luke

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Mar/12

Hidden - 13/Mar/12

mike lawrence? - Lead - 13/Mar/12 with Colin

Sarah Brookes - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/12

good long pitch.
Milne - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/12 with sarah.

Enjoyed it again, very cold belaying 3 of them up it.
emlynroberts - Lead - 26/Feb/12 with Owain Hughes, Jacob Roberts, Josh Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

Felt a little warmer than the others!
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/12 with Colin Struthers

Not quite as good as expected but good to see a little soldier still hanging on!
jezb1 - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 28/Jan/12

matthias13 - Lead - 07/Jan/12 with James Ayres & Colin Matthias

Hidden - 07/Jan/12

MickyT - 2012

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Dec/11

Bobbyonrock - 2nd O/S - 10/Dec/11 with AndyMcCoy

Entertaining, if somewhat repetative (Crimp, crimp ledge. Crimp, crimp, ledge. . .) but soooo much better than the two VS trad routes to the left (Act Naturally and Menhir)!
Falko - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/11 with Steve M

Danjones - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Mills

trainers, no harness and a big hangover! nice route
mark mcgowan01 - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/11 with Johnny Dawes

was ok rock was worse than i expected
Olli-C - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Rachel Slater

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Olli Crudge

Tomprusk - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Nick

williap - 2nd - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Nov/11

pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/11 with Stefan Morris

Hidden - 2nd - Nov/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/11

Lenny - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11 with John

guy757 - Lead - 22/Oct/11

really nice climb, easy for 6a. 1 bolt missing lower down
jason reeve - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with anya

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Oct/11

vinspin - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with ritchie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

ritchierich - Lead rpt - 15/Oct/11 with Vinny

nepsoi999 - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

great climb despite the desperate weather.
Frank Blakeley - Lead rpt - 03/Oct/11 with Tony

Blurgy319 - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/11 with Mark Freestone

HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 14/Sep/11 with Mark Amyes

Cool, so long! Never desperate but some tricky sections. Belay on a bolt and a drilled thread in a big slate block far back from the crag.
Duncan Campbell - UKC - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/11 with Jess, Florence the Machine

Cardi - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/11 with Mark P

Alix Tyers - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Illiana, Sophie

impressive pitch that somehow didn't live up to expectations
caradoc - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/11 with john b

eugeneth - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Dan Carne, Dan Walker

Dad's route :P x
Tesni - 2nd rpt - 20/Jul/11

Hidden - 02/Jul/11

RachelP - 2nd - Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Jun/11

jstringer - AltLd rpt - 23/Jun/11 with Red Dragon

jstringer - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Red Dragon

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

fizzychewitt - 2nd - 08/May/11 with Martin

Only worth a star because of its length.
Rory Shaw - Lead O/S - 06/May/11

Anoetic - Lead β - May/11

Good safe fun high on Skyline, get your mate on Titan and race to the top.
gd303uk - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/11 with ged, John Rogers, Dave Bennet

daveyb - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/11 with gerard, john rogers, gd303uk

Good climbing, never thought I'd lead this in a million years. Well chuffed.
dionhughes - Lead - 25/Apr/11 with Frank

Great route, good lead by Dion....
Frank Blakeley - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Dion

gd303uk - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/11 with John Rogers

fizzychewitt - Lead - 22/Apr/11 with Andy, John

RhedwrMynydd - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

slacky - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Owen, Ben

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/11

matjaques - Lead - 27/Mar/11 with Simon

emlynroberts - Lead - 23/Mar/11 with Isabel Colson

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11

Huw Cropper - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Gareth Pritchard

mzchambers - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/11 with I.L.J

nige - Lead - Feb/11 with ewan mccallum, mark hounslea

Great route
Rob Evans - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Katex - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10 with Simon Edwards

Hidden - Lead - 26/Sep/10

SAF - 2nd rpt - 23/Jul/10 with Sam Parry

SAF - 2nd O/S - Jul/10 with Mark

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/10

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10 with peter white, mike doyle

fizzychewitt - 2nd - 18/May/10 with Jayne

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/May/10

Felt easy for the grade. Good, continued climbing on clean rock. Well, clean for Slate anyway ;) Managed to top out and reach the belay with a 50m rope. Thought it was easier than Crash of the Titans.
Glyn Davidson - Lead O/S - 14/May/10 with Dan

Dan77 - 2nd - 14/May/10 with Glyn Davidson

McGuinness - Lead O/S - 07/May/10

6a+, my 2nd pulled a few holds off this. Concure with previous comments. Hard moves by 3rd bolt and another section higher up.
SGD - Lead - 02/May/10 with Ash

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

marc wynn - Apr/10 with chrisdavies

Third route of the day, and felt the hardest. Difficult moves by the 3rd bolt and just under the bulge near the top, I think its my fisrt F6a outside a milestone for me.
dionhughes - 2nd - 23/Jan/10 with Wyn Price, Owen

gazbrownbear - 2nd O/S - 2010

Tesni - 2nd O/S - 2010

simozzer - Lead - 12/Dec/09 with Cass

Passing the 3rd clip was the crux for me,found this harder that "Clash of the Titans"
ritchierich - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Wyn Price

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/09

Small hold pulled off, barndoor and sliding down the slab followed
willson - Lead - 13/Oct/09 with Alun

simozzer - 2nd - 10/Oct/09 with Stuart

As often on slate - may be peanuts when you're tall, but otherwise it involves some pretty hard rockovers! Some loose bits, but superb climbing
Sardien - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/09 with Simon Moore

Loved it, few loose bits but lots of bolts, nice climbing in a fantastic position
emlynroberts - Lead - 01/Sep/09 with Toby Vye

Hjort - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/09 with Emlyn Roberts

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/09

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

My first attempt at climbing on slate. Didn't finish but climbed up to about the 8th bolt on a top rope and then lead to the 9th before running away like a scared thing. I MUST come back and try this again very soon.
simozzer - TR dnf - 02/Jun/09 with Charlie Jordan

Hidden - Lead - 28/May/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/09

nice big route for slate. needs a bit more traffic to clear up the choss, but all the holds are solid. 50m rope didnt make the belay though had to solo to the 2nd bolt. climb this route and you will find out why it gets the name!
adam06 - 2nd - 23/May/09 with chris white

superb position, nice sustained climbing,good bolting,nice addition to the quarrys!
chrisdavies - Lead - May/09 with I.LL.JONES

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

beesleys - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/09 with phil

Ian Andrews - Lead rpt - 2009 with Mike Doyle

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Voting
Total votes cast 143
hard 6a+0 of 74
6a+0 of 74
easy 6a+4 of 74
hard 6a9 of 74
6a42 of 74
easy 6a17 of 74
hard 5c2 of 74
5c0 of 74
easy 5c0 of 74
3 Stars15 of 69
2 Stars50 of 69
1 Star4 of 69
0 Stars0 of 69
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Style of ascent

Lead162 of 270 (60.0%)
Followed86 of 270 (31.9%)
Toproped3 of 270 (1.1%)
Alt Leads4 of 270 (1.5%)
Unknown15 of 270 (5.6%)

'Climbed'90 of 270 (33.3%)
clean O/S152 of 270 (56.3%)
clean β3 of 270 (1.1%)
clean rpt18 of 270 (6.7%)
clean RP1 of 270 (0.4%)
dogged2 of 270 (0.7%)
dnf4 of 270 (1.5%)