Chiselling the Dragon** 7c
12m. A fine but frustrating climb up past the left-hand side of the prominent undercut. © ROCKFAX
FA. Mark Leach, Craig Smith 1985. This is the first section of the old aid route - The Directissima (hence the extra polish).
PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 71 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

thevoice - Lead dog - 20/Aug/14

Haydn Jones - Lead RP - 19/Aug/14 with Duncan O'Sullivan

farmus21 - TR - 10/Jun/14 with Sam Radcliffe

dogged up to put the draws and get beta from Ben. then got next go. only got o it coz mescalito was wet.
samrad - Lead RP - 10/Jun/14 with farmus21, Bennykr

ran out of finger skin but got the moves and sequences together. Did before in 2005 but couldn't remember any of it
peter.clarkson1 - Lead dog - 03/Jun/14 with sam solomon

elliepygall - Lead RP - 26/Apr/14

mark20 - Lead RP - 13/Oct/13

Felt really hard until Tappa sorted me out with descent beta.
Bennykr - Lead RP - 18/Aug/13 with Andy tappa, Cradmire

Hidden - TR dog - 09/Apr/13

Hidden - TR dog - 08/Apr/13

atapper21 - Lead RP - 2013

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead RP - 30/Jun/12 with Jacob Cook

Fell (wet crux hold). Then clean from before crux to finish.
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead dog - 25/Jun/12 with James

Cannot fathom a sequence for crux that can be climbed into.
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead dnf - 09/Jun/12 with Jacob Cook

Hidden - Lead dog - Oct/11

esther - Lead RP - Aug/11

uptown - Lead RP - 01/Jul/11 with Nik Jennings

2nd go.
jfreeman - Lead RP - 07/May/11 with Dave Nicholl

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Apr/11

highrepute - Lead RP - 31/Mar/11

jacobjacob - Lead RP - 30/Mar/11

nickmoulden - TR dog - 14/Mar/11 with Charlene Schilz

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2011

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Jul/10

First 7c. Took a fair few redpoint attempts and lots of skin.
Mike Goldthorp - Lead RP - 23/Mar/10 with alex mason, Drew Mulcahy

shark - Lead RP - 25/Oct/09 with Mark Shea

Hidden - Lead - Oct/09

Hard crux!
Stewart B - Lead RP - 23/Aug/09 with Ben Litster

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/09

First F7c. Really cool route, used a powerful sequence through the crux. 1st redpoint, second session.
Chazz - Lead RP - 17/May/09 with Matt Rowat

1st redpoint, tricky start.
willackers - Lead RP - 17/May/09 with Tom Mills, Dan Walker

Should have got the flash. Close.
NDD - Lead - 16/May/09 with Stu, Will, Chris

Rob1988 - Lead RP - May/09

good climbing, nasty holds
lx - Lead - 12/Apr/09 with Dave

Dave Bond - Lead RP - 13/Mar/09 with Caroline

Short & Bouldery
steve_biczyk - Lead RP - 06/Jul/08 with Emma Curry, Marcus Pontin

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/08

an exiting climbing with a fustrating lower section but a really sweet route did on first redpoint on the day.
andy gravestock - Lead RP - 14/Jun/08 with dave law

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/May/08

My first 7c, got it after 3 short sessions. Should probably go and try to bag my first 7b+ now :)
Sean_J - Lead RP - 01/May/08 with Paul

Will_he_fall - Lead RP - 19/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead RP - Mar/08

Found a short person's technical way of reaching the undercling, which avoided any need for big slappy spans. Done in a session.
andy farnell - Lead RP - 24/Feb/08 with Ashley

Hard work to get this one!
derico - Lead RP - 10/Feb/08 with Chris Davis

Oliver Wright - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Aug/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Lead rpt - Sep/05

Henners - Lead RP - 01/Aug/05 with Neil McGeek

Adam Ellwood - Lead RP - 21/Jul/05 with kells

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Apr/05

Cassidy - Lead RP - 20/Mar/05 with Scottish Raiding Party

Dave Douglas - Lead RP - 2005

Hidden - Lead RP - 2004

nige - Lead RP - Apr/02 with steve tonks

Hidden - Lead - Apr/98

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Mar/98

sadams - Lead RP - 25/May/96 with John Boyle

whispering nic - Lead dog - May/96

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead RP - 02/Apr/96

first redpoint - shame I dropped the onsight.
mattnuttall - Lead RP - Aug/94 with Gareth Parry, Alan Holden

jfletcher - Lead RP - 14/Mar/93

Glenn Sutcliffe - 1990 with keefe

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1990 with Various

Mike Owen - Lead RP - 02/Oct/88 with Elaine Owen

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
coombsy, thebigfriendlymoose

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