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12m. A cleaned middle section. © ROCKFAX
FA. Mick Johnson, Dave Musgrove 2002
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This climb is in 279 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Rosyk - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Jay astbury

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14

farmerwad - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/14 with S.O.C., Ruiaridh

Hidden - Lead - 30/Mar/14

radioshed - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Heather

absolute shite
ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/13

alp79 - 2nd - 24/Nov/13 with Jonny Ashton

a13x - Lead rpt - 03/Nov/13 with Jessie Harris

BTphonehome - Lead rpt - 26/Oct/13 with Tony

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/13

Danny Crump - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Joe Redhead

Hollywood - 2nd - Sep/13 with Ahogg16

Chris1234H - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/13 with Samjharding95

Another one with a tough move low down. Messed up the finishing move as well - ended up joining the next route on the right at the last bolt
EddieA - Lead dnf - 04/Aug/13 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13

Timo Austino - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/13 with Martin Lucas

talldick - 2nd - 16/Jul/13

RossKirtley - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with Luke Robinson

D Tempest - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/13 with Liz

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Kasha

kasha_gregson - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Bram

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

petekeron - Lead β - 03/Jun/13 with Chris Wright

5+ shouldn't feel this traumatic (bear in mind the cause is me, not the route).
Calder - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Johnny, Mark

MR1969 - Lead - 30/May/13 with Darren

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

eburki1 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13

smollett - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with ian

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Apr/13

henry peter jenkins - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with jake mcmanus, robbie jenkins

undoingtheknots - Apr/13

spacecadetjake - Apr/13 with henry peter jenkins, Robbie jenkins

TallPaulT - Lead O/S - 2013

Hidden - Lead - 2013

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Nov/12

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Richard Toon

Marq - Lead rpt - 27/Oct/12 with Vicky Lisle

took quite a few rests but could not make it to the top
Vicky L - 2nd dnf - 27/Oct/12 with Marq

JanBella - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/12 with simon, Marek

bieganowski - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/12 with jan bella

petekeron - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Chris Wright, Dickon Morris

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/Jul/12

tobyk - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/12 with Emma Akam

adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/12

Hidden - TR RP - 19/Jun/12

Straight forward. No real surprises.
leeds_belle - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/12

Shuttsie - 2nd - 14/Jun/12 with Andrea Sales

Couldn't work out a route direct to 4th bolt without going severely off-route. A few big loose blocks.
Ron247 - Lead dnf - 27/May/12

alias dave - TR O/S - 27/May/12 with Rob Hangfast

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/May/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 23/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/12

Shuttsie - Lead - 12/May/12 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/May/12

Going straight through the bulge is a fun harder variation (6a+?), but isn't in keeping with the rest
lcullum7 - 2nd rpt - 05/May/12 with Ed Cromwell

ecromwell - Lead - 05/May/12 with lcullum7

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/12

gingerwolf - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12

Tony Roberts - TR O/S - 21/Apr/12 with Adam Laver, Mel McEvoy, MartinJWood, darlo_taylor

MartinJWood - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/12 with Adam Laver, Tony Roberts, Mark Taylor

Adam Laver - TR - 21/Apr/12 with darlo_taylor, Tony Roberts, MartinJWood

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Apr/12

Drizzling rain made top out wet, muddy and sketchy!
lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/12 with John Phethean, Jordan Phethean

craig naylor - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Ste Hodgson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

The lower-off is set back above the top of the wall, making it a scary mantel top-out. I backed off as I didn't fancy falling onto the big ledge below.
sarah hawker - Lead dnf - 07/Apr/12 with Adrian W

Palindrome - TR - Apr/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/12

leeds_belle - Lead - 25/Mar/12

Siderunner - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Kirsten

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Mar/12

Ian Bell - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/12 with Gareth Candlin

mattwilk - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Rich

Ian Hinkins - Lead - 17/Nov/11

polished
pebbles - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with stu

Andy Chambers - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/11 with Steve Scott

tomhull - Lead rpt - 22/Oct/11 with frith wood

greenroom - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with tomhull

Antony Mottershead - Lead - Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - Oct/11

Bertbee - Lead - Oct/11

Alison2 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11

Ran out of daylight and went off route
jjclarke70 - Lead dog - 17/Aug/11 with Bryan

Hidden - TR dog - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/11

LardClimber - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Nic Dynes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11

Pike - TR dog - 10/Jul/11

pffft - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Seb Roz

daftendirekt - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11 with John Lynch

john lynch - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Dave Barber

odds&eves - TR - 18/Jun/11

Rob Hirst - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/11 with Michelle Hordern

climbingchica - TR - 17/Jun/11

blackreaver - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Max

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/11

JSA - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Luke Donaldson

grubes - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Martin

beds74 - Lead - 31/May/11 with neil mackay, Craig Hartley

Loose rock and polish. Hard to know where the route goes too - easy to clip bolts on adjacent climbs. Fell off the very top as the rain had started and it was greasy as hell.
Mr Fuller - Lead dnf - 26/May/11 with Lisa Witty

Nigel Bond - Lead - 25/May/11 with Bern Hardman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/11

Attempted to lead, then climbed clean on second
Bex_M - 14/May/11 with Duncan Dunbar

Kevster - Lead O/S - 01/May/11

petekeron - Lead O/S - May/11 with Chris Wright

Psychological rest
stevevoidstar - Lead dog - 30/Apr/11 with Scott Chafer

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Apr/11

ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Matty

mfisher - Lead β - 21/Apr/11 with Olly Roberts

Tom Keaveny - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/11 with Luke Harper

luke harper - Lead - 19/Apr/11 with tom keaveny

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/11

LukeP LCC - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with rachael wragg

Mattyk - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/11 with Jenny Barber

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/11

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11

kitch22 - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Adam Maybury

After Jon as he couldn't make the lower off. I headed to the lower off of Chopping Block instead of making the traverse left.
lrandall - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/11 with Boulder Jon

lornypoo - 2nd - Mar/11 with adam hutchison, katy hamilton

katykoo - 2nd dnf - 2011 with adam hutchison

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - 2011

David Smith - 2011

rockrat - Lead rpt - 26/Nov/10 with Luke Armitage

Hidden - TR dog - 21/Nov/10

alberttcone - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with jonny taylor

sbrowitt - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Rebecca Browitt

Found the route unnerving, loose and uninspiring.
abercolin - Lead dog - 02/Sep/10 with Hayley Riggs

Karlos - Lead rpt - 29/Aug/10 with Ben

ClareM.123 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10

really rubbish. polished, loose foot and handholds and uninteresting moves
oooeese - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with stvey

TerryLines - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/10

Rik Dawes - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/10

mataius - 28/Jun/10

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Joe

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Jun/10

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Graham Niven

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Ron Crowe

andrea83 - Lead - 02/May/10 with Dan

jl - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/10 with Penny

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Apr/10

a13x - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/10 with Jessie Harris

Hidden - Lead - 14/Apr/10

Daniels735 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/10 with Anna Horrox

Anna Horrox - Lead - 12/Apr/10 with Dan Stafford

rockrat - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/10 with Heather Ingram

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Apr/10

tmawer - Lead rpt - 28/Mar/10 with Tim

Hidden - Lead - 11/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/10

Jack Loftus - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/10 with Nick

littleluke - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead - 2010

climbingste - Lead O/S - 2010 with Dave Plews

tmawer - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Glynn

Really enjoyable climb on good holds
Daniels735 - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/09 with Clair Fowler

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/09

hilty - Lead O/S - Oct/09

aberSam - 18/Sep/09 with Andrew Barnes

Andy_B39 - Lead - 18/Sep/09 with Sam Edwards

Diggler - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Andy o Boy

McDan - 2nd - Sep/09 with dan miller

gav - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Ken Taylor - 2nd - 07/Aug/09 with Chris Michalak, Derek Capper

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/09

Skinny Kin - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/09 with Cliff Robson

Disjointed.
Chazz - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Matt Rowat

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/May/09

odox - Lead - 30/May/09 with Ben Goodacre

Sandy Holford - Lead O/S - 26/May/09 with Anthony Allsopp

Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 26/May/09 with Sandy Holford

lithos - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with julie

djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 18/May/09 with Trace

Jurga - 2nd - May/09 with James

smollett - Lead - May/09 with jurga

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/09

Andy_B39 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09 with James Davidson

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/09

again loose and slightly worrying, large loose block at the top.
andyman666999 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Cleo Liu

chipdidychip - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with dan miller

tomcoomber - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Claire Powell

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - TR RP - 03/Apr/09

joeflan - Lead O/S - Apr/09

riven - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/09 with Roland Lauter

Very hard to get to chains at top for grade....
Chad123 - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Emily

jayme - Lead dog - 20/Feb/09 with Simon Raven

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Feb/09

Leelogs - Lead - Feb/09 with VinylAndy

Felt as hard at the F6a to the left.
Bob - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/09 with M. Bullough

troutbeck - Lead - 18/Nov/08 with A.M.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/08

stukent - Lead - 15/Nov/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08

alisonk - Lead O/S - Sep/08 with Dave

davidk - 2nd - Sep/08 with alison

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Aug/08

brockers - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Simon

Hidden - 07/Jun/08

peteJ23 - Lead O/S - 25/May/08 with John Deakin

duzinga - Lead rpt - 18/May/08 with Tom

Tom Bristow - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with duzinga

Hidden - Lead - 08/May/08

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

Hidden - 03/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Apr/08

PaulHermes - 2nd - 17/Feb/08 with VCC

Hidden - 16/Feb/08

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/07

PaulHermes - 2nd - 21/Oct/07 with VCC

Hidden - TR - 27/Aug/07

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

duzinga - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Phil Steadman

First climb of the day. Nasty sting in the tail!
Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/07

GPN - Lead - Aug/07 with Sam Clifford

nice route but poor ending
simonfife - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/07 with ben

steven - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Brian Hull

jonnyboy - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/07 with Sharon R

petellis - Lead - 11/Jul/07 with Alpha Blue

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jul/07

Simon Perry - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/07 with Hannah Buckland

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/07 with Dan Short

Zoomer - 2nd - 02/Jun/07 with Colin Legget

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/May/07

Aussie Mick - Lead O/S - 22/May/07 with Simon Perry

Simon Perry - 2nd O/S - 22/May/07 with Mick Ellerton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/07

Luuuuuke - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with Ed

Sylvi - Lead - 15/Apr/07 with Sue and Glen

MG50 - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Keith & Mark

Can't really tick this as I wavered off route onto the neighbouring 6a.
gingerkate - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/07 with L

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07

swoosh - Lead - 25/Mar/07 with Jamie Armatage

The Mountain Goat - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07 with John Seargent

Finished at lower off to chopping block instead of usual lower off. About the same grade.
Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07

robman - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/07 with stu

Nick Beckett - Lead O/S - 16/Dec/06 with Mark Barret

MDowson - Lead dog - 04/Nov/06 with Karl wood

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

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 13/Jul/06 with annette

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/06

khawk - Lead - Jun/06 with WH

stephmonks - Lead - Jun/06

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 26/May/06

Marq - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/06 with Ruth Creamer, Daniel Dennehy

Monk - Lead O/S - Feb/06

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2006 with mick

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/05

Hammy - 2nd - 10/Aug/04 with Joe Gittens

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/04

Brown - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/04 with Timmy

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/04 with gary wood

Hidden - 2nd - 2004

Stone Muppet - 2003

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 02/Oct/02 with Mick Johnson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

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Voting
Total votes cast 71
hard 6a0 of 39
6a0 of 39
easy 6a6 of 39
hard 5+18 of 39
5+15 of 39
easy 5+0 of 39
hard 50 of 39
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easy 50 of 39
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 279 (0.4%)
Lead219 of 279 (78.5%)
Followed33 of 279 (11.8%)
Toproped16 of 279 (5.7%)
Unknown10 of 279 (3.6%)

'Climbed'88 of 279 (31.5%)
clean O/S149 of 279 (53.4%)
clean β2 of 279 (0.7%)
clean rpt17 of 279 (6.1%)
clean RP2 of 279 (0.7%)
dogged12 of 279 (4.3%)
dnf9 of 279 (3.2%)