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The Best Medicine** 7a

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[apparently i needed to stick an iffy hold AND try a completely new sequence., 3 kb]14m. A difficult sequence is required to gain the obvious hold out right. Make more tricky moves to hopefully reach the ledges above and continue with care to a lower-off. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dave Musgrove, Nigel Baker 1999

Photo: apparently i needed to stick an iffy hold AND try a completely new sequence. © daviesxxx
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 67 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Nathaniel Larsson - Lead RP - 13/Sep/14 with George, Fergus, Louise Hall

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/May/14

Jack00 - Lead RP - 16/Mar/14 with Edd Carrigan

Ed carrigan - 16/Mar/14

steveleahy - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Neil Davies

dillon_archer - Lead RP - 12/Oct/13 with Dean Eastham

jcooper8 - Lead RP - 01/Oct/13

like a boulder problem with 4 clips good route after refining my moves
jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

arrang - Lead RP - 06/Jul/13

TallPaulT - Lead dog - 01/Jun/13

jcooper8 - TR dog - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/May/13

Dogged way up, then worked out all the moves. Clean lead next time.
TallPaulT - Lead dog - 25/May/13 with Rhian Kenny

scott quinn - TR RP - 01/May/13

fell at top being stupid. would have gone 2nd go.
henry peter jenkins - Lead dog - 20/Apr/13 with jake mcmanus, robbie jenkins

Hidden - TR dnf - 05/Mar/13

petekeron - Lead RP - 14/Sep/12 with Dickon Morris

Trevera - Lead - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Jun/12

tmawer - Lead RP - 18/May/12 with andrea

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/May/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/May/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/May/12

beyond me - couldn't get up
Shuttsie - 2nd dnf - 12/May/12 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/12

Garrouli - Lead RP - 27/Aug/11 with Ioanna

oliwarlow - Lead - 16/Oct/10 with James H

1 failed flash attempt and then got it first redpoint - lots of deceptive holds but fine once figured out. Worth two stars I'd say, nice moves.
AlistairB - Lead RP - 08/Aug/10 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Jul/10

maybe_si - Lead RP - 20/Jun/10

rockjedi - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/10

3rd go
mhairi thorburn - Lead RP - 19/May/10

2nd go ( my foot slipped off the super polished holds on my flash attempt)
Greg Boswell - Lead RP - 19/May/10

2nd go.Long hard crux for such a short route
martroberts - Lead RP - May/10

Hidden - Lead β - 17/Apr/10

sort of ;) (did clean from first clip after falling once getting established on the wall).
john lynch - Lead RP - 04/Apr/10

climbingpixie - Lead RP - 02/Aug/09 with Andy Hobson

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Aug/09

dj_brigham05 - Lead dog - 11/Jul/09 with Chris Thain

Got sequence sorted on second toprope attempt then went for it on lead. Unfortunately hesitated too long at top crux and ran out of steam but should go next time.
climbingpixie - Lead dog - 21/Jun/09 with Andy Hobson

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Dec/08

Rob1988 - Lead RP - 17/Jul/08

Andrew1 - Lead - 20/Jun/08 with Chris Fisher

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/08

Hurt myself on the pinch.
ArnaudG - 2nd dog - 19/Apr/08 with Goi

Brian Rodgers - Lead - 19/Apr/08 with Ian Bruce

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 19/Apr/08 with Arnaud Garcon

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Apr/08

joe larner - Lead RP - 17/Feb/08

Carl Smethurst - TR dog - 10/Feb/08 with Ian Pickles, Dave Pemberton

Jack00 - TR dog - 15/Nov/07 with Dan & Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/07

Hidden - Lead RP - Nov/07

Tony Little - Lead RP - 26/Aug/07 with Darren

2nd quite tricky but good moves
Alex Mason - Lead - 09/Aug/07 with tom rockcity

Dave Kerr - Lead - 25/Jun/06 with Erick Baillot

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/05

Hidden - Lead RP - 2005

Mark A Humphries - Lead RP - 13/Jul/04 with gary wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/03

keefe - Lead - 23/Mar/03 with Neil Foster

Nigel bolted it but couldn't do it straight off. He made the mistake of letting me have a go!
Dave Musgrove - Lead β - 27/Oct/99 with Nigel Baker

Hidden - Lead - 1999

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hard 7a12 of 24
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Style of ascent

Lead59 of 67 (88.1%)
Followed2 of 67 (3.0%)
Toproped5 of 67 (7.5%)
Unknown1 of 67 (1.5%)

'Climbed'10 of 67 (14.9%)
clean O/S6 of 67 (9.0%)
clean β2 of 67 (3.0%)
clean rpt1 of 67 (1.5%)
clean RP32 of 67 (47.8%)
dogged14 of 67 (20.9%)
dnf2 of 67 (3.0%)