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Urgent Action (aka Under the Thumb)*** 8a+

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A popular route of imense impact. One of the best at the grade in the UK. At the top of the pumpy leaning wall move left and up as for The Thumb. © ROCKFAX
As a project this was known as "Under the Thumb".
FA. Pete Gomersall 1989

Ticklists: Yorkshire Big Three.

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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Ally Smith - Lead dog - 20/Jul/14 with Matt Donnelly

Start of 4th session. Bit of a shock to say the least. Went up hoping, at best, to lead from the start past "the press" for the first time (came close to that on 3rd session). I managed that.... and just kept on going!
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead RP - 19/Jul/14 with JohnM

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Jun/14

That's it, The Triple Crown, after 16 years of effort! (Supercool was my first 8a)
Steve Crowe - Lead RP - 10/Sep/13 with KM

jacobjacob - Lead RP - 27/Jun/13

Toby Dunn - Lead RP - 12/Aug/12 with Mike Entwhistle

jfreeman - Lead RP - 11/Aug/12 with Nigel Bonnett

bustermartin - 03/Jun/12

Ally Smith - Lead dog - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Jun/11

Brilliant route 4th go on the day after falling on the last hard move twice! Triple Crown complete at last.
marky - Lead RP - 10/Jun/11 with Sharon

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Brilliant, climbed in a hurricane.
coula1 - Lead RP - 06/Sep/10

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 15/Jul/10 with Jordan Buys

JM - Lead RP - 24/Jun/10 with Holger Moeller

keefe - Lead RP - 14/Jun/10 with Ant

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/10

Really good. Felt easy for 8a+ but all jugs so suits me.
lx - Lead - 14/Jul/09 with Mirf

bigie bob - Lead RP - 30/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Jun/08

Cassidy - Lead RP - 30/Jul/06 with Robin Sutton

Boy - 2006

Mr Pink 2 - 2006

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead RP - 1995 with keefe

Mike Owen - 09/Jul/92 with Dave ?

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
thebigfriendlymoose, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Carter, Hidden, Arcarn, Hidden, Hidden, derico, steve_biczyk, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden

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Style of ascent

Lead24 of 28 (85.7%)
Unknown4 of 28 (14.3%)

'Climbed'7 of 28 (25.0%)
clean RP15 of 28 (53.6%)
dogged6 of 28 (21.4%)