Taking the Space*** 7b
[Taking the Space, 3 kb]22m.

Rockfax Description
A very good way up the wall that links the lower section of Against the Grain with the finish of Space Race via a prominent small corner. © ROCKFAX

FA. Steve Crowe, Karin Magog 1996

Photo: Taking the Space © andy farnell
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This climb is in 84 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Acoustic_Olly - Lead RP - 24/Sep/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/15

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/15 with Rab Carrington, Steve Mcclure, Alberte1996

1st RP. Should have onsighted it but rather than traversing right under the roof I tried to go straight through, which was desperate!
Adam Booth - Lead RP - 20/Aug/15 with Rob Ierson, Ed Booth

Ed Booth - Lead β - 20/Aug/15 with Rob Ireson, Adam Booth

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

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Aug/15

One rest putting the draws in, clean second go. First of the grade.
Jono_LS16 - Lead - 21/Jul/15

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/15

2nd attempt
tam.sayers - Lead G/U - 26/Jun/15

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Jun/15

2nd go
david morse - Lead RP - 14/Jun/15 with KT, markalmack, chris todd

bolt to bolt then sent 1st RP. 3 good rests and no really hard climbing
cooperman - Lead RP - 07/Jun/15 with Chris Rabs

Tophe - Lead β - 30/May/15 with Jonny P

First attempt (had done all the moves accept the link previously from other routes)
jeddb - Lead RP - 04/May/15

Hidden - TR - 21/Apr/15

youngidiotnic - Lead β - Apr/15

Sankey - Lead RP - 14/Sep/14 with Luke

bfreeman - Lead β - 25/Aug/14 with Jon Freeman

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with nathan lee

How can so many jugs be so tiring? Very nice
w.pettet-smith - Lead - May/14 with Lee cooper

2nd go (1st RP), pumpy. Good climbing along and over final roofs... once you know where to go.
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead RP - 27/Apr/14 with Stephen

pumpy. Nearly sketched off the last move
WB - Lead RP - 28/Sep/13 with Martin, Chris

tmawer - TR RP - 27/Sep/13 with andrea

adamjeffs - Lead RP - 17/Sep/13 with mum

tmawer - TR dog - 06/Sep/13 with andrea

AJM - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/13 with Ally Smith

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/13

Ace route. also used as warm-up 2nd and 3rd.
AJM - Lead RP - 01/Jul/13 with Buster Martin

emily_allen - Lead RP - 04/May/13

PeteH - Lead RP - 27/Apr/13 with Naomi Hart

C coldwell-storry - Lead β - 20/Apr/13 with J Freeman

jfreeman - Lead β - 06/Apr/13 with James Stokes

Daniel Heath - Lead β - 2013 with Andy Morris

NaomiHart - Lead RP - 19/Aug/12 with Peter Hart

Hidden - TR rpt - 13/Aug/12

NaomiHart - Lead dog - 16/Jun/12 with Peter Hart

Hidden - Lead β - 14/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/12

PeteH - TR dog - 05/May/12 with Ian Dunn

Hidden - 2012

Cool route. Got a tree right up my arse on the belay down!
RdC - Lead RP - 18/Jun/11 with wilson

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Jun/11

Pippa - Lead dnf - 04/Jun/11 with Ashley

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jun/11

Mat Welsh - Lead RP - May/11 with Mark Owens, Pete Dicko

craig matheson - Lead O/S - Mar/11

Onsighted link up, but had done most of the route before whilst climbing its neighbours.
derico - Lead - 09/Aug/10 with Guy

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

Ian Broome - Lead β - 22/May/10 with Rich Wainwright

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Mar/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Jul/08

finally, onsighting feels good again. cool knee bar...prob 7a+ but brilliant moves all the way. Then worked Mescalito... (and accidentally tr'd clean to the new dawn ledge at the end of the day on second 'dog' - oops, should've been on lead!)
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/08 with andy

again a good pitch linking against the grain and the top traverse of spece race.
andy gravestock - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/08 with steve

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/08

keefe - Lead - 11/May/08

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/07 with JulesV

Hidden - TR RP - 05/Aug/07

Brown - Lead RP - 07/Jun/07 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Rich Kirby - Lead - 04/May/06 with Jenny Woodward

Henners - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/05 with Jeremy Love

andy farnell - Lead RP - 2005 with Aaron Tonks

Cassidy - Lead β - 17/May/04 with Scottish Raiding Party

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

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Lead RP - 2003

Red Point at last but not before another big pedulum on my first attempt of the day. Brilliant!
Dave Musgrove - Lead RP - 28/Jun/96 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead β - 28/Jun/96 with Dad

On sight attempt. Blew it near the top.
Dave Musgrove - Lead dog - 30/Oct/95 with Paul Clarke

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Sep/95

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Oct/94

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/94 with Alan Price

Steve Crowe - Lead RP - 21/Sep/90

Glenn Sutcliffe - 1990 with keefe

Hidden - Lead - 1990

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
lewiz, stp, thebigfriendlymoose, chris_j_s

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