Gave Battle in Vain** 6b+

Rockfax Description
A good pitch with a pleasant lower wall leading to a final steepening just right of the yew tree. A hard but excellent sequence on superb rock gains the lower-off. © ROCKFAX

FA. Dick Tong, Mick Johnson 2003
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This climb is in 64 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

andy jennings - TR dog - 13/Sep/15 with Mr. Lovatt

Got to the tiny pocket but couldn't see where to go till I sat on the rope. Nothing left for the move from the side pull so didn't finish. Very nice climbing!
embob - Lead dnf - 25/Jul/15 with Alex

The top was very sequency on small holds, and a hidden, hard to reach sidepull. Felt very hard for F6b+.
1poundSOCKS - Lead RP - 14/May/15

georgenvk - Lead dog - 19/Apr/15

About 3 new lines since the old book so spent most of the time being confused. No idea what line it was really. Dropped the top
Maddie - Lead dog - 14/Apr/15 with Tomo

Robin Nichols - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Roger

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/14

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/14 with Ali Wood

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Apr/14

John Pickles - 2nd O/S - Apr/14 with Graham Niven, Kieran Hodgson

Seymore Butt - 2014

Only to lower off at tree. 6a.
Matt Rowat - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Ross

leeds_belle - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/13

TallPaulT - Lead dog - 01/Jun/13

jcooper8 - Lead dog - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/13

Bailed at the top due to rain wetting everything off. 6a
David_Gledson - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/13 with Rich Timms

timmsy - 2nd - 26/Apr/13 with David_Gledson

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Apr/13

Can't seem to get the top bit on this, seems hard or I am missing something!?
tmawer - Lead dog - 07/Apr/13 with Shaun

Javis - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/13 with Patricia Murrieta

marky - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Sharon

adamjeffs - Lead dnf - 09/Jul/12

markfairbank - Lead - 05/May/12 with Ian Moore

Paul Figg - Lead - 06/Apr/12

Graham Iles - Lead dog - 25/Mar/12 with Tim Whitely

Hidden - Lead - 12/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Mar/11

uphillnow - 2011

fell off the crux and came down off the lower off by the tree at 6a
tim newton - Lead dnf - 16/Oct/10 with claire ellwood

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 07/Oct/10 with Paul Farrish

Trobbo - TR - 10/Jun/10 with tony hulme

NaomiHart - Lead dnf - 30/May/10 with Ursula

Fell from top moves, top felt tricky for grade!
john lynch - Lead dog - 04/Apr/10 with Lewis Andrew

Went wrong towards the end :-(
Dave Warburton - Lead - 31/Jan/10 with Ewan, Will Hunt

Hidden - Lead dnf - 11/Sep/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Aug/09

tomhull - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/09 with matt harris

A tricky final move!
GPN - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/09 with Annette

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/May/09

To tree - 6a
Sankey - TR O/S - 03/May/09 with Luke

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Stephen

riven - TR dog - 15/Mar/09 with Roland Lauter

khawk - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/08 with DT

One rest. Very difficult to read.
Graham Iles - Lead dog - 20/Jul/08 with Claire Willett

Pipped by final moves, did after rest and beta!
gingerkate - 2nd dog - 16/May/08 with I

Bob - AltLd - 13/Apr/08

Dogged the crux for the F6a. Wet through.
Will Hunt - Lead dog - 27/Oct/07 with Dave Smith

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Oct/07

joe larner - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Stephen Roberts - Lead RP - Aug/07 with Les Jennings

Top section got tricky!
robman - Lead dog - 04/Apr/07 with john ayrton

Tom Phillips - TR - 30/Mar/07 with dick

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/06 with Richard McGhee

rilem - Lead dnf - 25/Jul/06 with Rog S

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2006 with mick

Hidden - Lead - 2006

1 rest
reg_measures - Lead dog - 09/Nov/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/05

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/05

Mark A Humphries - Lead RP - 08/Mar/04 with gary wood

Excellent route with tricky finish.
Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - May/03 with Nigel Baker

Stone Muppet - 2003

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