How Now Brown Cow* 6c+

Rockfax Description
An eliminate straight up the wall to a fingery finale. © ROCKFAX

FA. Gary Gibson 16/Sep/2004
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This climb is in 95 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Close to the os, came off at the top. Got it quickly after.
Ian Bell - Lead dog - 08/Aug/15

dan gibson - Lead RP - 16/Jul/15 with julie carroll

leglesslizard - Lead RP - 27/Jun/15

Rupey - Lead RP - 07/Feb/15

AlexD - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/15 with Sue

Hidden - TR rpt - 24/Jan/15

Hidden - 06/Sep/14

Hannah Brading - TR β - 23/Aug/14 with Cailean Harker

came off crux at top. then nailed it.
Simon Allcock - TR dog - 19/Aug/14 with Wilki

Liked it better when my book told me it was 7a!
Thinker01 - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Becster

Tomar - Lead β - 25/May/14 with "Brosky"

Jay81 - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Tomar

trev_f - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Charles Dawson

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 2014

KDhruev - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/13

Got on the wrong line when meaning to climb "talk" - got to the fourth bolt before backing off.
Alex Bryant - Lead dnf - 31/Aug/13

goddamm7 - TR RP - 30/Aug/13 with sarah batson

Was meant to be doing this but went too far right at the top (crux) so was off route on the 6a+ next to it! Can't say I climbed this. Had rests as well lower down.
andrea83 - TR dnf - 04/Aug/13 with Andy, Hamish

Loved the route, favourite of the day - climbed towards crux but went way too far left onto next route. Swung back. Flirted with the crux for a while and got slapped back down.
monkeytennis - TR dnf - 04/Aug/13 with Hamish, andrea83

Hamish777 - TR dnf - 04/Aug/13 with Andrea

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13

2nd go.
Jonathan Emett - Lead RP - 16/May/13 with paulj

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/13

Alex More - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Sami Mandel, Rich Fox, sam ferguson

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Alex More, Sami Mandeel, Rich Fox

ico - Lead RP - 2013

ASchwirtz - Lead RP - 29/Sep/12 with Russ

No way a 7a, even with eliminate!
Evie - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Yann

philhaigh - Lead RP - 05/Sep/12 with Natalie Haigh

philhaigh - 2nd RP - 03/Sep/12 with Natalie Haigh

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12

Rupey - Lead dnf - 15/Jul/12

philhaigh - Lead dnf - 15/Jul/12 with Natalie Haigh

Didn't even cross my mind to rest on the talk ledge, didn't feel too eliminatey direct!
natalietanzer - Lead RP - 15/Jul/12 with graham

Barry Kerslake - Lead RP - 24/Jun/12 with Mike H

Ali.B - Lead dog - 18/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/12

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Alex Jakubowski

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/11

Julie Carroll - Lead RP - 06/Jun/11 with Steven Craig

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/May/11

mlg678 - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Alex More

1 go, no psyche
Jonathan Emett - Lead dnf - 19/Apr/11 with rupe

EmilyElouise - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11

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

2 attempts. the crux is very eliminate, I wonder how many people are wandering off-line and then wondering why it was so easy ;-)
Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 04/Apr/11 with Lyndsay

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

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Phil Belcher

wi11 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Chris Gee

james.pilbeam - Lead O/S - 2011

jchenoweth - TR O/S - 21/Nov/10

Didn't climb it like an eliminate..
DrGav - Lead β - 25/Sep/10 with Dave

Stepped right onto ledge by Talk past last bolt, then thin move back up left. Felt the way the holds led but probably should go direct.
Justin T - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10

JPGR - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Jul/10

brices - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Jun/10

More like 6c
RFWilkie - TR dog - 03/May/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Apr/10

really soft. It looks tempting to finish up the groove by 'Talk', but this would drop it to soft 6c. Finish more direct up the face left of the groove and it just about deserves its grade (still very soft), though its a bit of an eliminate.
jacobjlloyd - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Katie Preston

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 16/Nov/09 with Martin Krasnansky

Martin Krasnansky - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09

Hidden - TR - 18/Jul/09

Worked this in the first instance as I wasn't sure about the clipping points. The lead went well expect near the end where I pinned my right foot down and found it hard to replace with little or no holds.
Gingerdarren - Lead RP - 30/May/09 with Wendy Coles

JimR - 01/Mar/09

sam_cox - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09

Jane Weir - Lead - 2009

nealh - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

took a nice long fall stroking the top jug. tiny little holds! nifty footwork won the day.
w.pettet-smith - Lead dog - 27/Dec/08 with josh and steve

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/08

Fell off RP. Shit route.
Oli - Lead dog - 14/Aug/08 with Toby Burrell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Jul/08

London Luke - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Easy for the grade. Climbing on shells...
tedj234 - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/08 with Kate Campbell

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/08

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/08 with Gemma

chris sm - Lead dnf - 26/Jan/08 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - TR β - 2008

Marti999 - Lead - 24/Mar/07

Hidden - 2007

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 2007 with Ed Heslam

givemetea - Lead dog - Nov/06 with Gill Dibben

Hidden - 2000

Kevster - Lead - 1996

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