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Witches Brew** 7b

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22m. Varied climbing up the right-hand side of the arete. The start requires a fierce pull through the initial overhang. © ROCKFAX
A bit harder now at the top since a foothold broke .
FA. Tony Burnell 1993
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This climb is in 72 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13 with Peter Dawson

Ian Broome - TR rpt - 11/Jul/13 with Mark

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/13

Couldn't do start previously. 1st RP once got start sorted.
Ian Broome - Lead RP - 22/Jun/13 with Rich Wainwright

innes - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Ruth

efrance24234 - Lead RP - 24/Aug/12

Hidden - TR dog - 22/Aug/12

right hand routes wet and left hand routes busy! finally found a sequence for top. Can understand people saying its soft but if youre short its nails!
julesp - TR dog - 22/Aug/12 with amanda

really powerful start. worked out a sequence but still couldnt get it in one. felt like id had a really hard boulder sesh! then the top move was very reachy
julesp - TR dog - 20/Jul/12 with Iain

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead RP - 10/Jun/12 with Rob and Sam

robin_hackney - 2nd dog - 25/Mar/12 with Jim, Si

C coldwell-storry - Lead - Mar/12 with phil jack

Malcolm Bass - Lead RP - 2012

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/11 with Ant

Had done start before as shared with Frankie.
Jon Garside - Lead β - 17/Jul/11

Hidden - TR dnf - 08/Jul/11

nickmoulden - Lead RP - 01/Jul/11 with Charlene Schilz

Glenn Sutcliffe - 30/May/11 with keefe

keefe - Lead β - 30/May/11 with Glenn Sutcliffe

7a+ surely.anyway. pretty good.pleased even though i fell off the flakey bit at top.
w.pettet-smith - Lead dog - May/11 with simon kimber

westyb3 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Matt Cox

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Aug/10

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 25/Aug/10 with loundsy

Toby Dunn - Lead - 07/Jul/10 with Martin Fisher

Tried last year and it's definitely lost a number of footholds at the crux. The crux is tres cheeky now.
robbo - Lead RP - 13/Jun/10 with north country boy

Hidden - TR dog - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Jun/10

JM - 2010

JM - 2010

Steve Crowe - Lead - 2010

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2010

Second go
akhughes - Lead rpt - 2010

uptown - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/09 with andy farnell

Tried this years ago and got about a third of the way up! Blew the last move to the jug on the first go today, then got back on and sent it next go. Definitely my style, technical and pretty much vertical.
Andrew Barker - Lead RP - 05/Aug/09 with Chunk

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with neil foster

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/09

Hard crux at top!
derico - Lead RP - 30/Jun/09 with Jon Freeman

jfreeman - Lead RP - 30/Jun/09 with David Pattinson

Hard. Reachy crux
lx - Lead β - 21/Jun/09 with French Alex

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jun/09

Ally Baba - Lead RP - 07/Jun/09

CharlieMack - TR dog - 07/Jun/09 with Ali

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

datoon - Lead - 04/Apr/09 with MJ

Seymore Butt - 2009

fell just below lower-off from jugs!
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead dog - 02/Aug/08

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08

RD - Lead rpt - 10/May/08

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/May/07

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/06

Tony Little - Lead RP - 26/Jul/06 with Darren

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Jun/06

Boy - 2006

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/04 with Scottish Raiding Party

Henners - Lead RP - 01/Sep/02 with Craig McCallum

1st rp
shark - Lead RP - 02/Apr/99

Hidden - Lead β - 16/May/98

sadams - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/97 with John Fletcher

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - Jun/97

robyn1 - 1995

Still can't do it in one push!
Dave Musgrove - Lead dog - 02/Jul/94 with David

1 rest near the top.
Dave Musgrove - Lead dog - 02/Jun/94

andy farnell - Lead β - 1993 with Graham Iles

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Style of ascent

Lead52 of 72 (72.2%)
Followed2 of 72 (2.8%)
Toproped7 of 72 (9.7%)
Unknown11 of 72 (15.3%)

'Climbed'19 of 72 (26.4%)
clean O/S12 of 72 (16.7%)
clean β5 of 72 (6.9%)
clean rpt5 of 72 (6.9%)
clean RP19 of 72 (26.4%)
dogged11 of 72 (15.3%)
dnf1 of 72 (1.4%)