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Puddle Jumper* 7a

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[puddle jumper, 4 kb]12m. Great moves on spaced square-cut side-pulls and crimps. © ROCKFAX
The large block at the top (above the last bolt) is no longer in place but moving left slightly allows it to be finished at the same grade without touching the remains of the block.
FA. Tony Burnell, Martin Berzins, Dave Green 1986

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 339 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

simon kimber - Lead RP - 29/Jun/14 with Tom Parry

Stefan_Morris - Lead RP - 21/Jun/14 with AndrewJamesCherry, Edmundmorris

Ed morris - Lead RP - 21/Jun/14 with Cherry, stefan

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/14

Maz J - Lead RP - 26/May/14

dan gibson - Lead RP - 25/May/14 with julie carroll

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/May/14

3rd attempt
joeflan - Lead RP - 10/May/14

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 05/May/14 with Rich Wainwright

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/May/14

RadekNowak - Lead RP - 04/May/14

2nd go :(
lewiz - Lead RP - 04/May/14

knackered and pumped out my mind!
jon_gill1 - TR dog - 04/May/14

dannyboy83 - Lead RP - 27/Apr/14 with Jonny P, Little Chris

andy jennings - TR RP - 27/Apr/14 with dannyboy, Mr. Lovatt

nathanlee - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Adam Brown, Dan MacManus

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/14

david morse - Lead β - 31/Mar/14 with chris todd

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Mar/14

rikbattye - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/13

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/13 with Oli swiss

Hidden - TR dog - 07/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/13

Dropped the last easy move trying to go the wrong way on flash. 1st redpoint.
Will Hunt - Lead RP - 22/Jun/13 with Luke Donaldson

Needkraken - TR dnf - 22/Jun/13 with Flukus

stuart34 - Lead β - 19/Jun/13 with dave glad-a-saurous-rex

samwillo - Lead - 14/Jun/13 with Darren Wisniewski

Jay.Carr - Lead RP - 12/Jun/13 with Stefan Gatti, Darren

cjd91 - Lead RP - 17/May/13

Finally! First go today.
tmawer - Lead RP - 10/May/13 with andrea

Hidden - Lead β - 06/May/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/May/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/May/13

blaza1 - Lead rpt - 04/May/13

cjd91 - TR RP - May/13

grubes - Lead RP - 27/Apr/13 with Biscuit andy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/13

First 7a
Sankey - Lead RP - 21/Apr/13 with Luke

Got past last bolt to find a hold has fallen off....so so did I.
tmawer - Lead dog - 21/Apr/13 with andrea

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Apr/13

angus - 14/Apr/13 with Philbert

chrism225 - Lead RP - 14/Apr/13 with mark

nickmoulden - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/13

Beta from Emma ;-)
steve_biczyk - Lead β - 07/Apr/13 with Dave Idenden, Emma

First day on the Limestone this year. 2nd ever route at Malham so a fine start to the year. Felt a bit easier than Rose Coronary.
coombsy - Lead RP - 02/Apr/13 with Rich G

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/13

jesse rees - Lead RP - Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 30/Mar/13

The Grist - Lead RP - 17/Mar/13 with Sam Simpson

Sam Simpson - Lead RP - 17/Mar/13 with Mark Grist

tmawer - Lead dog - 16/Mar/13 with andrea

Jake Young - Lead RP - 16/Mar/13 with Mark R

Hidden - TR - 16/Mar/13

Hidden - TR - 14/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Mar/13

tmawer - TR RP - 09/Mar/13 with andrea

Hidden - TR - 09/Mar/13

mark20 - Lead β - 03/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 03/Mar/13

Cool route with an awkward first move. Glorious day up at Malham!
James Malloch - Lead RP - 02/Mar/13 with John Maskell

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Feb/13

Hidden - 2013

Daniel Heath - Lead β - 2013 with Andy Morris

atapper21 - Lead rpt - 2013

Lord_ash2000 - Lead RP - 21/Oct/12

Worked up to the greenery, then traversed across to the left.
beardlesssumo - 2nd dnf - 06/Oct/12 with Robin Chebsey, Carl, Olly Stanley, Dianna Wright

dianna.wright - TR dnf - 06/Oct/12 with Robin Chebsey, Olly, Mark

Neil Adams - Lead RP - 22/Sep/12 with Andy N

Just Another Dave - Lead dog - 19/Sep/12

Jay J - Lead RP - 10/Sep/12

Robb Bert - Lead RP - Sep/12 with Steve George

First 7a
steveghalifax - Lead RP - Sep/12 with Robb Bert

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Aug/12

Hidden - TR RP - 23/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/12

ground up. a silly mistake at crux. lowered back to the ground then got it next go.
samrad - Lead β - 20/Aug/12 with crad

Ally Smith - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/12 with Matt Donnelly

tmawer - TR dog - 11/Aug/12 with sarah, andrea

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Aug/12

Chris_barr - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Guy

I've never got on with this route.
GuyVG - TR rpt - 17/Jun/12 with barr

mic_b - Lead RP - 16/Jun/12 with Heidi

Lenny - TR dog - 14/Jun/12 with Julie

Hidden - TR rpt - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 04/Jun/12

fennerz - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Abi and Louise

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/May/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/May/12

Ewan Russell - Lead RP - 15/May/12 with Ben Finley

just missed the flash
cooperman - Lead RP - 12/May/12 with Nick Wharton

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/May/12

Good beta from Conor. Really enjoyable climbing after a tricky start.
Dave Warburton - Lead β - 11/May/12 with Bill Lawrence, Conor

Laurence Everitt - Lead dog - 05/May/12 with Harry Yarrow

yarrow - TR dog - 05/May/12 with Laurence Everitt

Dave Foster - Lead RP - 27/Apr/12 with Si 2

Graham Iles - TR rpt - 22/Apr/12 with Nick Wharton

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/12

Hidden - TR dog - 15/Apr/12

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Conor Cussell

NaomiHart - Lead RP - 15/Apr/12 with Peter Hart

kevg - Lead RP - 13/Apr/12 with Fraser

Fraser - Lead RP - 13/Apr/12 with Ewan, Kev

Steffen Cruz - TR dog - 07/Apr/12

Tom Keaveny - Lead RP - 07/Apr/12 with Steffen

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead RP - 06/Apr/12

Hidden - Apr/12

PeteH - Lead rpt - 24/Mar/12 with Naomi Hart

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 08/Mar/12

innes - Lead - 02/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 2012

dswansonlow - Lead dog - 29/Oct/11 with Chris S

Couple of slips off the start, then got it clean. With a bit more thought and care might've got the flash.
PeteH - Lead RP - 10/Oct/11 with Arran Deakin

Cool moves but hard to on sight, first redpoint....
Chad123 - Lead RP - 02/Oct/11 with Emily

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/11

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

Adam Booth - TR dog - 12/Aug/11 with Ed Booth

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/11

loose block at top ... beware!
phil64 - Lead RP - 30/Jun/11 with rachie

Bolt-to-bolt and toprope to warm up then got it first RP.
Si dH - Lead RP - 18/Jun/11 with Andy, Chris Foster, Neil Furniss

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

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Jun/11

Ally Smith - Lead - 27/May/11 with Smooth Pete

ollyroberts - Lead RP - 27/May/11 with Esther Seddon

jfreeman - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with George Hartley, Ewen Turner

mikeshewring - Lead RP - 20/May/11

Jack00 - Lead β - 18/May/11 with Dan Miller

Missed the (much good beta) flash falling from the last tough move. Too dark for a RP by the time I got back to it. Good moves on surprisingly good holds.
jkarran - Lead dnf - 17/May/11 with Smith, Grant

GPN - Lead O/S - 15/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

Hidden - AltLd - 07/May/11

Hidden - Lead β - 02/May/11

esther - Lead - May/11

Long move. 2nd go. Not a great route.
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 30/Apr/11 with Rupert Cross

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Apr/11

First rp, after 1tr.
Stig - Lead RP - 13/Apr/11 with james oswald

1st redpoint
AlistairB - Lead RP - 11/Apr/11 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Apr/11

Sam the Butcher - Lead β - 08/Apr/11 with Dave Redpath

Nice moves. Did it with the first 2 pre-clipped because getting into a stable position to clip it seemed to spoil the flow a lot
AJM - Lead RP - 03/Apr/11 with Nick Sexton, Hazel R

Hidden - TR dog - 03/Apr/11

J.Wells - Lead β - 02/Apr/11 with Jasmine Taplin

first red point
3 Names - Lead RP - 02/Apr/11 with Nick

marcpontin - Lead RP - Apr/11 with huw

James Marshall - Lead β - Apr/11

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 26/Mar/11 with Gareth Scott

dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with James Connolly, Pete Abernethy

good route. under rated.
Quiddity - Lead RP - 24/Mar/11 with Curious Yellow

Hidden - TR dog - 24/Mar/11

Ally Smith - Lead - 12/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 05/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 05/Mar/11

Repeat
Adam Lincoln - Lead - 05/Mar/11 with Arran Deakin

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - Mar/11

wilsonmackenzie - Lead - 29/Jan/11 with chris, RdC, Nicolas duboust

Hidden - Lead - 2011

cdawg - Lead RP - 2011

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

RdC - Lead - 24/Oct/10 with nic

Ethan - Lead - 27/Aug/10 with Matt Usherwood

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Aug/10

Hidden - TR rpt - 22/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jul/10

spunkymonkey - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/10

uptown - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/10 with Sean_J

ChrisCSC89 - Lead RP - 27/May/10 with Nic, Ross, Wilson

highrepute - Lead β - 16/May/10

Rowansb - Lead RP - 15/May/10 with Gareth

Confirms that I am still too weak to climb at Malham. Bugger.
Mowglee - TR dog - 15/May/10 with Rowan

Rachel Slater - TR dog - 11/May/10 with Chi Huo Cheng

Chi Cheng - TR dog - 11/May/10 with Rachel Stater

Paul Hartley - Lead RP - 07/May/10 with Laith Selman

Good route. Tough first clip and reasonably sustained until very near the top. Got it 2nd try.
chris_j_s - Lead RP - 03/May/10 with Catherine Speakman

akhughes - Lead rpt - May/10

scottski - Lead RP - May/10

Should have lead.
mattwyles1 - TR RP - May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 27/Apr/10

Chi Cheng - TR dog - 27/Apr/10 with Mark Tolver, Ben Toft, Jess Garland

littleluke - Lead RP - 25/Apr/10

Spillers - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Dave Ayton

Hidden - Lead dog - Mar/10

Matt Fry - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/10 with Jon Clark

Wet at the top. Nice climbing.
Matt Fry - Lead β - 27/Feb/10 with Jon Clark

Finally felt easy.
mattcyp88 - Lead RP - 20/Feb/10 with Jacob Cook

jacobjacob - Lead β - 20/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Feb/10

little dude - Lead O/S - Feb/10

Felt pretty good but ran out of time to have a red point.
mattcyp88 - Lead dog - 30/Jan/10 with Dave Spencer

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead RP - 2010

andymcbill - Lead RP - 2010

sheppy - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/09 with Dave Douglas

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

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Sep/09

ewen - Lead rpt - 25/Sep/09 with kieran

Hidden - 01/Sep/09

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/09 with Simon Wren

Bennykr - Lead RP - 16/Aug/09 with Jonny

Hidden - TR dog - 15/Aug/09

Fell on last hard move after a few worked goes.
mattcyp88 - Lead dog - 15/Aug/09 with Mark Tomlinson, Dave Spencer

Glad I had a bit of beta, I'm not very good on sidepulls!
Andrew Barker - Lead β - 06/Aug/09 with Chunk

Rich Kirby - Lead rpt - 04/Aug/09 with Ewan

nathanmanc - Lead RP - 24/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jul/09

will6459 - Lead RP - 20/Jul/09 with Andy Hext, Jon Vardy

Hidden - TR - 20/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/May/09

Nicolas Duboust - Lead O/S - 26/May/09 with Dany

Hidden - 19/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/09

Bob - TR - 17/May/09 with M. Bullough

spunkymonkey - Lead RP - 16/May/09

ewen - Lead O/S - 07/May/09 with jeb + rich

Easy for the grade, good route though! Placed clips
Stewart B - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Henners, Willackers and Chris E

Ian Broome - Lead - 26/Apr/09 with Rich Wainwright

Hidden - TR rpt - 26/Apr/09

Soft 7a, 6c+? very loose sounding big block at top. Probably wants pulling off
lx - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/09 with alison

derico - Lead RP - 12/Apr/09 with Strong Alex

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead β - 01/Apr/09

Great route. Crux move is ace on lead
robbo - Lead RP - 29/Mar/09 with Karl Bacon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09

datoon - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with K

Glyn - Lead β - 08/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Feb/09

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2009 with Brian

Seymore Butt - 2009

craig matheson - 2009

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 2009 with rob lay

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 31/Jul/08

ian caton - Lead RP - Jul/08 with Abi

End of the day, a bit knackered. Nice moves though.
joe larner - Lead dog - 18/Jun/08

not as good as the other 7a's
mhairi thorburn - Lead RP - 27/May/08 with malc

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 26/May/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Apr/08

Chazz - Lead RP - 17/Apr/08 with Matt Rowat

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Apr/08

Mark A Humphries - Lead RP - 22/Feb/08 with Jim

Hidden - 2008

Oliver Wright - Lead - 2008

Duncan Disorderly - Lead RP - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 21/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/07

mattyork2 - Lead RP - 09/Oct/07 with Ally Smith

Hidden - Lead RP - Oct/07

good 7a
andy gravestock - Lead RP - 13/Sep/07 with alex mason ,

style - PP
v.jester - Lead RP - 19/Aug/07 with Alex, Tom

SarahM - Lead RP - 11/Aug/07 with Sam

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/07

Worked out a really nice sequence (not by choice). Surprised i managed to remember it in fact.
DrGav - Lead RP - 26/Jun/07 with Adam

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07

Ian Parnell - Lead RP - Jun/07 with Dave Pickford

GrantB - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with Alaan

StuM - Lead RP - 28/May/07 with Chris Watson

First 7a!
andi_e - Lead RP - 06/May/07 with Andy Farnell

Hidden - Lead RP - May/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Apr/07

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Dave & Al

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/07

lost it on the onsight going for the top jug flake. got it second go
Alex Mason - Lead - 09/Apr/07 with Vash Steve and Rob

Paul Forster - 2007

Hidden - 2007

willackers - Lead O/S - 2007 with Tom Mills, Dan Walker, Rob Napier

Matt Rowat - Lead RP - 24/Jun/06

ChrisJD - TR - 18/Jun/06 with rc

Hidden - Lead RP - May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Toby Dunn - Lead - 2006

Dave Douglas - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Dec/05

Hidden - 04/Dec/05

Hidden - 04/Dec/05

Hidden - Lead RP - Dec/05

Brown - Lead RP - 26/Jul/05 with Unknown

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/05

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/May/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/05

John Southworth - 2005

nige - Lead O/S - May/04 with nick colton

Dave Kerr - Lead - 24/Apr/04 with Mike Rudden

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Feb/04

Hidden - Lead RP - 2004

Hidden - Lead RP - 2004

Cassidy - Lead β - 05/Sep/03 with Scottish Raiding Party

Henners - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/03 with Jeremy Love

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

chrishedgehog - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/00 with Chris J

Hidden - 2000

jameshiggins - Lead RP - 1998

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/May/97

Rob Kennard - 1997

robyn1 - 1996

Richard White - 1995

rob.grafton - AltLd - 1995 with barry maybank, Bruce

1st RP
Dave Musgrove - Lead RP - Nov/94 with Steve Webster

Paul Figg - Lead - 07/May/94

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/93

Hidden - TR - 07/Apr/93

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/93 with KM

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/92

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 08/Aug/92 with Rich France

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/92

ste_d - Lead RP - 12/May/92

whispering nic - May/92 with andy farnell

andy farnell - Lead β - 1992 with whispering nic

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/91 with Matthieu Mounier

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Jun/91

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Oct/90

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/90

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/90 with Elaine Owen, Phil Davidson

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/90

Andy Hyslop - Mar/90

Hidden - Lead - 1990

mark mcgowan01 - 1989

Hidden - Lead - 1989

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/87

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jul/86

sadams - Lead - 12/Jul/86 with Kevin Edwards

keefe - 11/May/86 with Johnny Adams

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Style of ascent

Lead266 of 339 (78.5%)
Followed6 of 339 (1.8%)
Toproped37 of 339 (10.9%)
Alt Leads2 of 339 (0.6%)
Unknown28 of 339 (8.3%)

'Climbed'75 of 339 (22.1%)
clean O/S44 of 339 (13.0%)
clean β22 of 339 (6.5%)
clean rpt33 of 339 (9.7%)
clean RP126 of 339 (37.2%)
dogged35 of 339 (10.3%)
dnf4 of 339 (1.2%)