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Seventh Aardvark** 7b

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[Seventh Aardvark, 2 kb]12m. At last something a bit easier! The wall past the right-hand side of the undercut. © ROCKFAX
FA. Paul Pritchard 1985

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 231 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

henry peter jenkins - Lead RP - 08/Jul/14 with charlie latter, emilio bachini

first 7b
theomoore - Lead RP - 26/Jun/14 with robertmctague

Worked the day before then led first go today. First Malham 7b.
Ed morris - Lead RP - 21/Jun/14 with Cherry, stefan

Took some time to refine the sequence. Fell off twice between the last bolt and the chain before changing the sequence and the getting next go
TonyB - Lead RP - 29/May/14 with Anni

First 7b at Malham. Figured out a sequence avoiding the 'horrible' hold which worked fine on a toppy. Climbed like a muppet on lead but just made it:)
coombsy - Lead RP - 25/May/14 with James Clarkson

rikbattye - Lead - 24/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 20/May/14

First Malham 7b
david morse - Lead RP - 13/May/14 with 2 finger

alzheimer's flash!
markalmack - Lead β - 09/May/14 with Dave morse

Nick Sillem - Lead RP - 06/May/14

Matt Cooke - Lead RP - 03/May/14 with Chris Davis

pie_eater_pete - Lead RP - 30/Apr/14

Tophe - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/14 with Andy Jennings

second redpoint
Leon Laubscher - Lead RP - Apr/14

jolucas - Lead RP - 14/Mar/14 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 11/Mar/14

fun short route, I ran out of arm juice towards the top :(
henry peter jenkins - Lead dog - 09/Mar/14 with jo lucas

robertmctague - Lead RP - 2014

1st RP tried a few years ago
Ian Broome - Lead RP - 11/Oct/13 with Mark

sharklet - Lead RP - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - TR dog - 15/Sep/13

Start and end were nails but middle was sweet!
DrGav - Lead dog - 16/Aug/13 with Wendy

TR once then 2nd RP.
np134 - Lead RP - 04/Aug/13 with T. Frost

cjd91 - Lead RP - 24/Jul/13

Should of flashed but wasn't sure what to do at the top groove, easy second go.
Bennykr - Lead RP - 25/Jun/13 with Dan Green

littleluke - Lead RP - 20/Jun/13

Jay.Carr - Lead RP - 13/Jun/13 with Stefan Gatti, Darren

2nd go.
dwisniewski - Lead - 11/Jun/13 with Stefan, Jay

Jay.Carr - Lead dog - 11/Jun/13 with Darren

littleluke - TR dnf - 10/May/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Apr/13

First of the grade - psyched!!! Got the the last few moves too many times. Went at the end of the third session on it.
James Malloch - Lead RP - 14/Apr/13 with Luke Ward

Ally Smith - Lead dog - 14/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/Mar/13

Far better sequence for crux - avoiding the horrible "tooth". I now feel I have unfairly maligned this route in the past!
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead rpt - 17/Mar/13 with Mark R and Guy

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Mar/13

moves sussed but lost energy for realistic attempts, top move quite draining but glad to have a sequence
GuyVG - TR - 17/Mar/13 with Luke

Should have flashed it
mark20 - Lead RP - 09/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead β - 09/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Mar/13

Hidden - TR dnf - 08/Mar/13

Hidden - 2013

nick bamber - 2013

atapper21 - Lead O/S - 2013

markalmack - Lead RP - 28/Oct/12 with Nicolas Duboust

elliepygall - Lead RP - 23/Sep/12 with James

Hidden - TR dog - 22/Sep/12

Hidden - TR dog - 21/Sep/12

Hidden - TR dog - 19/Sep/12

Hidden - TR RP - 23/Aug/12

Hidden - TR dog - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - TR dog - 10/Aug/12

Got the redpoint 1st go today. 1st 7b RP outside :o)
RebekahD - Lead RP - 17/Jun/12 with Eleanor

Tried 3x. Fell off the crux on 1st go, really struggled reaching the lower off on 2nd go, fingers too trashed on 3rd go!
RebekahD - Lead dog - 16/Jun/12 with Eleanor

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead RP - 03/Jun/12 with Martin Fisher

It's a shame the crux is so short and sharp compared with the rest of the route. Glad to get this done before I got annoyed at it!
PeteH - Lead RP - 05/May/12 with Ian Dunn

samrad - Lead RP - 27/Apr/12 with james G

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Apr/12

bigie bob - Lead β - 21/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Mar/12

RP attempt 5
Chi Cheng - Lead RP - 18/Mar/12 with Tom Richmond

A few wet holds. Should go next time (but then I always say that..)
PeteH - Lead dog - 15/Mar/12 with Ian Dunn

Jack00 - Lead RP - 21/Feb/12 with Dan Miller

Hidden - 2012

Got on this because it looked pretty good, I flashed up to the move to the spike but did it all wrong, I got back on and went to the top, got terrified getting to the chains, then was too annoyed at myself to try it again.
Joughton - Lead dog - 26/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Nov/11

Tom Keaveny - Lead RP - 17/Oct/11 with Olly Roberts

ollyroberts - Lead RP - 17/Oct/11 with Tom

khawk - Lead RP - 15/Oct/11 with TM

Hidden - Lead RP - Oct/11

Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 15/Aug/11 with Sarah Kruger

Date a guess
Ally Smith - Lead RP - Aug/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Jul/11

uptown - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Sean_J

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/11

craig matheson - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11

bigdrew - Lead RP - 18/Jun/11 with Si, Chris F, Neil

first 7b onsight
everettchris8 - 14/Jun/11

GrantB - Lead - 31/May/11 with ally smith

Hidden - TR RP - 30/May/11

dodfoster - Lead RP - 25/May/11 with liam taylor

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/May/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/May/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/May/11

dominic lee - Lead RP - 14/May/11 with nathan lee

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/May/11

jfreeman - Lead O/S - 07/May/11 with Dave Nicholl

esther - Lead - May/11

Wendy - Lead RP - 30/Apr/11 with Tom Ball

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Apr/11

Rob1988 - Lead RP - 28/Apr/11 with Andrew

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Apr/11

ChrisCSC89 - Lead RP - 23/Apr/11 with Nic, Ross, Wilson

Amazing, but easy 7b!!!
RdC - Lead RP - 22/Apr/11 with Team Beast

Sam the Butcher - Lead - 18/Apr/11 with Dave Redpath

Really nice, worked moves on TR for a bit and then got it on 2nd redpoint.
AlistairB - Lead RP - 12/Apr/11

wilsonmackenzie - Lead RP - 08/Apr/11 with Nicolas duboust

nickmoulden - Lead β - 06/Apr/11 with Charlene Schilz

Oh dear...
jacobjacob - Lead RP - 05/Apr/11

highrepute - Lead RP - 03/Apr/11

found this really hard
3 Names - TR dnf - 02/Apr/11 with Nick

4 working goes, 1st redpoint
Quiddity - Lead RP - 27/Mar/11 with Chris, Curious Yellow

Anna_wells - Lead dog - 25/Mar/11 with Rob Greenwood

SarahM - Lead RP - 19/Mar/11 with Ed

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2011

MelH - TR dog - 10/Aug/10 with Nathan Pike, A

Hidden - TR dog - 10/Aug/10

Got a flash pump and fluff second last move on the onsight. Easy second go
akhughes - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/10 with Emma Hughes

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Jul/10

spunkymonkey - Lead RP - 17/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Jun/10

will6459 - Lead RP - 14/Jun/10 with Andy Hext

Ben1983 - Lead RP - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/10

onsighted to the top then dynoed to the chain, so probably doesnt count...
jacobjacob - Lead dog - 31/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Mar/10

Awesome route! Mostly steady, top moves are trickier but really cool. Lead dog to work sequence then lead 2nd go.
Mike Goldthorp - Lead RP - 22/Mar/10 with alex mason, Drew Mulcahy

Hidden - 28/Feb/10

Undercut was soaking, tricky moves at the top saw off the flash. 2nd go.
Matt Fry - Lead RP - 28/Feb/10 with Jon Clark

andymcbill - Lead RP - 2010

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Jul/09

Did + 20 years ago pretty tough now the crux footholds are so polished
marky - Lead RP - 19/Jul/09 with John

Hidden - Lead dog - Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/May/09

Nicolas Duboust - Lead β - 16/May/09 with Stu, Will, Chris

2nd go
Stewart B - Lead RP - 16/May/09 with Boost, Willackers and Chris E

nathanmanc - Lead RP - 15/May/09

Really good, 1st redpoint after doing it in 2 halves last week.
Matt Rowat - Lead RP - 09/May/09 with Charlie

Cool moves at the top. First redpoint.
Chazz - Lead RP - 09/May/09 with Matt Rowat

ewen - Lead RP - 07/May/09 with jeb + rich

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/May/09

Third Session lucky. Managed to find a better sequence through the crux and creamed it first go. First 7B, well chuffed
robbo - Lead - 19/Apr/09 with Flump looking after me

really good.
lx - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Dave

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Feb/09

Glyn - Lead dog - 07/Feb/09 with Jonny

SeanHopkins - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

C coldwell-storry - Lead RP - 2009 with rob lay

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08

steve_biczyk - Lead RP - 20/Sep/08 with Emma Curry, Keith Clarke, Mark Shea

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jul/08

tedj234 - Lead RP - 10/Jul/08 with Nicolas Rabb

ian caton - Lead RP - Jul/08 with Abi

Also worked Zoolook
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead RP - 22/Jun/08 with Eric Hildrew

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/08

first 7b onsite fantastic climbing aswell.
andy gravestock - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with dave law

well hard!
mhairi thorburn - Lead RP - 28/May/08 with malc

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/May/08

Hidden - TR - 10/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/08

WB - Lead RP - 11/Mar/08

Greg Boswell - Lead RP - 2008

Oliver Wright - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Peter Dickinson - Lead - 2008

Quick redpoint.
alaan - Lead RP - 07/Nov/07 with Grant

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/07

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/07

Dampness the excuse for not flashing
Ram MkiV - Lead RP - 29/Jun/07 with mike b

went first rp attempt, steady until the top.
Alex Mason - Lead - 23/Jun/07 with dave law

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/May/07

Lovely route :o)
Ali - Lead RP - 07/May/07 with John

5th redpoint. Sloppy footwork. Could do better!!
Garan - Lead RP - 31/Mar/07 with Mike Birkby

willackers - Lead RP - 2007 with Tom Mills, Dan Walker, Rob Napier

derico - Lead RP - Sep/06 with Dave J

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Feb/06

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Jan/06

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Jan/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Lead RP - 2006

Toby Dunn - Lead - 2006

Brown - Lead RP - 08/Sep/05

Bella - TR - 19/Mar/05 with Michael

spidey - Lead RP - 04/Aug/04

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/04

jameshiggins - Lead RP - 08/May/04

Hidden - Lead RP - 2004

Henners - Lead RP - 01/Nov/02 with Neil McGeek

nige - Lead RP - Mar/00 with mark hounslea

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Sep/99

bronsonite - Lead RP - 10/Aug/98 with Nathan Lawrence

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/May/97

buzby78 - Lead RP - 06/Apr/97

andrew300169 - TR dnf - 14/Feb/97 with Mike Stacey

John Southworth - Lead RP - May/96 with Matt Booth

robyn1 - 1996

Richard White - 1995

There was a bizarre incident when an (empty) birds nest came out and landed on someone else's rope bag!
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 03/Sep/94 with Smon Coles

mattnuttall - Lead β - Aug/94 with Gareth Parry, Alan Holden

Billg - Lead RP - Jun/94 with Phil McAllistair

Paul Figg - Lead RP - 19/Sep/93

shark - Lead RP - 15/Aug/93

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead RP - 14/Jul/93 with Jenny Ibbotson

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/93

Rich Kirby - Lead RP - May/93

Tony Little - Lead RP - 25/Apr/93 with Pete

Steve Crowe - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/92

jfletcher - Lead RP - 27/Aug/92

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Aug/92

whispering nic - May/92 with andy farnell

andy farnell - Lead RP - 1992 with whispering nic

keefe - 17/Feb/91

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Oct/90

Hidden - Lead β - 07/Oct/90

Dave Douglas - Lead RP - 03/Apr/90

Hidden - 1990

Glenn Sutcliffe - 1990 with keefe

Hidden - Lead - 1990

mark mcgowan01 - 1989

sadams - Lead rpt - Jun/88 with Guy Townsend

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/87 with Mark Taylor (Fluff)

Hidden - 1987

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Style of ascent

Lead195 of 231 (84.4%)
Toproped17 of 231 (7.4%)
Unknown19 of 231 (8.2%)

'Climbed'40 of 231 (17.3%)
clean O/S8 of 231 (3.5%)
clean β8 of 231 (3.5%)
clean rpt12 of 231 (5.2%)
clean RP133 of 231 (57.6%)
dogged24 of 231 (10.4%)
dnf6 of 231 (2.6%)