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Tufa King Hard* 6c+

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[Anne on Tufa King hard, 4 kb]13m. Nowhere near as bad as its name would suggest! The curving line of tufas just right of the large yew tree provide some big holds that rapidly diminish tantalisingly close to the lower-off which is located below poor rock and no decent holds. © ROCKFAX
FA. Tony Burnell 1992

Ticklists: Very good routes in the UK.

Photo: Anne on Tufa King hard © SMc
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 161 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

stuart34 - Lead - 13/Jul/14 with Doug the thug

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14

Ran out of steam for the final move.
stemill - TR dog - 12/Oct/13 with Andy OB, Mark, Graham

Too steep and strong for me, will be back when i'm feeling massive.
Tom.Priestley - TR dnf - 01/Oct/13 with Scott Quinn

yarbles - Lead - 05/Sep/13 with Francis

Nicolas Duboust - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/13 with anna gilyeat

Tough, the bottom was soaked!
James Oswald - Lead dog - 20/Aug/13 with Andy Hobson

Goose4 - Lead RP - 10/Aug/13 with Simon Bennet

nathanlee - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13 with Dom Lee

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13 with nathan lee

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead β - 08/Aug/13

tomhull - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/13 with Jesse Reece, Chris Gore

Malcolm Bass - Lead RP - 03/Aug/13

Paul Figg - Lead β - 03/Aug/13 with Malcolm Bass

tomhull - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/13 with Matt Foot, Will Jackson, Dave Nicholl

tomhull - Lead rpt - 22/Jul/13 with Leah Crane, Will Jackson, james stokes, Liam Lonsdale

johang - Lead dog - 08/Jul/13 with Chris Swanepoel

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Jun/13

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead rpt - 27/Jun/13 with Woody

few times on top rope need to lead it now
JanBella - TR RP - 25/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead β - 24/Jun/13

Sequences!
Rachel Somerville - Lead dog - 21/Jun/13 with Cal

BoTTo - Lead dog - 20/Jun/13 with Mike Elliot

cooperman - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/13 with Chris Rabs

BoTTo - Lead dog - 17/Jun/13 with Mike Elliot

Worked out a sequence near ground that I can do easily. Used left undercling to get right side pull snd then feet up to get jug. Higher up used pinch on left tufa to get right tufa. At top touched "clipping hold" and fell off. Kev says it's a pinch but I can't get it very well, very marginal side pull. Couldnt work out how to clip anchors off it, will need perfect feet and more bravery!
Lessworkmoreclimbing - Lead dnf - 12/Jun/13 with Kev

MarkRoe - Lead β - 09/Jun/13 with Peter Holder, Craig Naylor

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Jun/13

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Stephen

Got to the last move with frozen hands on the flash attempt, went easily the second time once I was warm. Great route!
James Malloch - Lead RP - 26/May/13 with Robert Humphries

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/May/13

cooperman - Lead dog - 12/May/13 with Nick Wharton

John Kettle - Lead rpt - 07/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/May/13

fell off clipping the chain.. gutted!
Timo Austino - Lead dog - 04/May/13 with Dave Bart

jesse rees - Lead RP - May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 28/Feb/13

Danny Crump - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with Sarah Pentelow

Peter Reynolds - Lead dog - Oct/12 with tom o'shea

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/12

GPN - Lead - 16/Aug/12 with Mike Binks

7 laps, 1 lead then 2 sets of 3 on top rope to get my limestone psyche back
tomhull - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/12 with Liam Lonsdale

Lord_ash2000 - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/12

cooperman - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/12 with Chris Rabs

Hidden - TR β - 02/Aug/12

samrad - Lead β - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Jun/12

Hidden - 2012

innes - Lead O/S - 2012

garburn - Lead - 19/Nov/11 with Ben Robinson

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - TR dnf - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/11

Matt Rowat - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Charlie

Hidden - TR - 14/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead β - 13/Jul/11

Lord_ash2000 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with John Maskell

Hidden - 2nd β - 21/Jan/11

Seymore Butt - 2011

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

Sean_J - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Andy

datoon - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with K

uptown - Lead β - 05/Sep/10 with Sean_J

khawk - Lead dog - 05/Sep/10 with DT

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Aug/10

Rob1988 - Lead RP - 20/Aug/10 with Cal

tim newton - Lead dog - 17/Aug/10 with harri melhuish

pumpy warm up
tomhull - Lead - 11/Aug/10 with Liam Lonsdale

first time this year, cracking route
tomhull - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/10 with Ben Scraggs

Good route, good holds, deceptively steep
SMc - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Anne

craig matheson - 2010

awesome. how is this climb not polished to oblivion
tomhull - Lead β - 28/Sep/09 with sally wheatley, ben robinson

Hidden - Lead - 19/Sep/09

Very continental. At probably not much more than a dozen moves however, it's about a third of the length it should be. Good job from the trusty beta-monkey.
Fraser - Lead β - 12/Sep/09 with Kev

Hidden - TR dog - 12/Sep/09

kevg - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with Fraser

JLS - TR dog - 12/Sep/09 with Pete R. & Burnsie

Hidden - Lead - Sep/09

Good strenuous pumpy climb, lots of undercuts. Grabbed chain at top.
Martin Davies - Lead rpt - 20/Aug/09 with Ollie Lister

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Aug/09

quite pumped, knackered after 2 days climbing. awesome route, with the sun on our backs it was almost like spain!
mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with buzby

Awsome!
buzby78 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Mhairi

oliverthomp - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/09 with Rory O'Donall

jfreeman - Lead rpt - 27/Jun/09

bfreeman - Lead β - 27/Jun/09 with Jon Freeman

shit me ... not a good first route.
liaml89 - 2nd dnf - 29/Apr/09 with Dave Gill

Peter Dickinson - Lead - 2009

Tom Phillips - TR dog - 14/Oct/08 with Andy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/08

Rich Kirby - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/08 with Ash & Ant

kristian - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Brown - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08

morganator - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/08 with Graham Cooper

Martin Davies - Lead dog - 15/Jul/08 with Matt Murg

good start, powerful and reachy top.
riddle - Lead dog - 03/Jul/08 with Dan Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08

John Kettle - Lead RP - 26/May/08

ewen - Lead RP - 26/May/08 with the kettle

middlevern - Lead rpt - Mar/08 with Mike Blood

Bolt to Bolt as warm up
galpinos - TR dog - 16/Feb/08 with Nick V

John Kettle - Lead dog - 06/Sep/07

ewen - Lead dog - 06/Sep/07 with the kettle

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Jun/07

C coldwell-storry - Lead β - Apr/07 with Steve Welch

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jan/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Hidden - TR dog - 13/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06

derico - Lead RP - Sep/06 with Dave J

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead β - 17/Jun/06

andy farnell - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/06 with Ian Patterson

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/06 with Ian Vickers

Dave Douglas - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/05

Hidden - 2nd RP - Aug/05

robyn1 - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/04 with Craig McCallum, Bob, Lynne Malcolm

Henners - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/04 with Neil Buzby

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/04

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with Andy Hyslop

Think I red-pointed this but didn't keep a record at the time.
Dave Musgrove - Lead - 2003

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - Jun/02

Roget - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/00 with jon

Hidden - Lead - Jun/00

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Jul/99

MONKEY78 - TR - Jun/99 with William Wilson

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - Oct/98

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/97

Glenn Sutcliffe - 2nd - 24/Aug/97 with Neil Foster

nai - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/97 with PrestonGang

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/97

ste_d - Lead O/S - 18/May/97 with mik

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 18/May/97

Hammy - 2nd - 10/Oct/96 with Pete Robinson

sadams - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/96 with Team Midlands

Mike Owen - 08/Sep/96 with Elaine Owen

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/96 with Jari Pollenen

andy farnell - Lead O/S - 1996 with Aaron Tonks

Hidden - Lead - 1996

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Oct/95

djmarko75 - Lead O/S - Sep/95

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/95 with Roy Thomas

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/94

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/94

shark - Lead - 20/Oct/93

whispering nic - Sep/93 with slow hand nick

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
thebigfriendlymoose, Slyven, Hidden, Hidden, a13x, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Dr Fran (Vagabond MC), simonfife

Voting
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easy 7a0 of 61
hard 6c+1 of 61
6c+4 of 61
easy 6c+26 of 61
hard 6c16 of 61
6c13 of 61
easy 6c1 of 61
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Style of ascent

Lead133 of 161 (82.6%)
Followed5 of 161 (3.1%)
Toproped13 of 161 (8.1%)
Unknown10 of 161 (6.2%)

'Climbed'36 of 161 (22.4%)
clean O/S45 of 161 (28.0%)
clean β16 of 161 (9.9%)
clean rpt17 of 161 (10.6%)
clean RP17 of 161 (10.6%)
dogged26 of 161 (16.1%)
dnf4 of 161 (2.5%)