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Pining for Glossop** 7a

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[Mike Griffiths on Pining for Glossop 7a, 3 kb]15m. Similar to Sacred Angel, but slightly better and tougher. © ROCKFAX
FA. H.Venables 08/Jul/1989

Ticklists: Classic Portland 7as (2* +).

Photo: Mike Griffiths on Pining for Glossop 7a © Phil Belcher
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This climb is in 95 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Excellent climbing. Two tricky sections, with the second being right at the top!
vertigo - Lead RP - 31/Aug/14 with Dash

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

nacnud - 27/Jul/14 with Richard Price, Laura Grifith, Ewan Panter

Vince - TR dog - 26/Jul/14 with Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/14

philhaigh - 2nd rpt - 17/Jun/14 with Shamina Kapadia

3 goes. Good but quite hard for 7a and sharp. Tough crux
Ian Bell - Lead dog - 07/Jun/14 with Tania T

philhaigh - Lead dog - 17/Apr/14 with Mike Gubbins, Shamina Kapadia, Mel Dodge

psyched to get the onsight!
funsized - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Ed Hastrop, Ben lloyd, Sarpoon, Fi

BenL - Lead RP - 16/Feb/14 with Sarp

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14

Came off right at the top, level with the lower-off!
Justin T - Lead dog - 23/Nov/13 with Nancy

Hidden - 23/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Oct/13

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

lewiz - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Pete Gagie

Thumb catch by the ledge followed with sustained finger climbing and a throw to the end.
Qisheng Xie - Lead RP - 29/Jun/13 with Henry Francis, Joe Taylor

Hidden - Lead β - 29/Jun/13

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

philhaigh - Lead RP - 29/May/13 with Shamina Kapadia, Natalie Haigh

Good with some hard to spot holds to get you pumped whilst you search.
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Kate

Blew it trying to clip the 4th from the wrong place then out of time. Next time fo sho. Preferred it to Sacred Angel.
Sami Mandeel - Lead dog - 25/Apr/13 with Shamina

punchy for the grade but great line
Alex More - Lead RP - 06/Apr/13 with Mick Ward, sam ferguson, trev

? Pulled a block off along the juggy break...
trev_f - Lead β - 06/Apr/13 with Alex M, Mick Ward

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

Sami Mandeel - TR dog - 01/Apr/13 with Alex More, Sam Ferguson, el_monty

Linc - Lead RP - 20/Oct/12

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Claire Duffield

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Sep/12

Ali.B - Lead dog - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Jul/12

First 7a o/s on Portland, long time coming. Great route too. I thought this was better than Sacred Angel, nicer moves and a better line in the upper half. Hard but quite onsightable.
Quiddity - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12 with Curious Yellow

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

chrisgee45 - Lead dog - 24/May/12

natalietanzer - Lead RP - 13/May/12 with Be

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12

Linc - Lead dog - 15/Feb/12 with zoe brodie-james

Ducks Rock - TR dog - 11/Feb/12 with Si

Dandan82 - Lead RP - 11/Feb/12

Brian H - Lead rpt - 15/Jan/12 with Martin Slater

Fell on last move
Compo - Lead dog - 25/Sep/11 with Kaveh

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Sep/11

Kevster - Lead RP - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Aug/11

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

1st redpoint try after nearly getting it on the flash attempt. More sustained and better than the other 7a to the left. Great route! No way it's only 15m long, it must be about 20m.
Tomar - Lead RP - 19/Mar/11 with Oliver Beesley

natalietanzer - Lead dog - 17/Mar/11 with will

MarkRyder - Lead RP - 30/Jan/11 with Phil B

Brian H - Lead RP - 23/Jan/11

PeterDawson - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

2nd go, should of done it 1st
mlg678 - Lead RP - 07/Nov/10

2nd go - 1st 7a redpoint!
Jonathan Emett - Lead RP - 09/Oct/10 with simon

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with mike

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

3 Names - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10

brices - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 16/May/10

Peterjuliandawson - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

Billg - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Susanne Richards

Ben Harper - Lead RP - 21/Mar/10 with Baby A

andy jennings - Lead RP - 21/Mar/10 with ben

Ed Babs - Lead RP - 13/Feb/10 with Mike Hawkins

Jane Weir - 2010

feilx - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Heather

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Alex B

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Sep/09

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/09 with Alice

err pretty tough for the grade. found it really difficult to read the rock as well which didn't help.
sam8oy - TR dnf - 19/Apr/09 with Jay

nealh - Lead - 2009

awsome- sustained and thin. learned the difference between 7a and 7a+
w.pettet-smith - 30/Dec/08 with josh

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Nov/08

I didn't think this was as good as Sacred Angel, lacked a strong line near the top.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08 with Chunk

Martin Krasnansky - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/08

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

Great route and my first 7a os for a while. Thin moves leading to a slightly blind crux throw at the top.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/08 with Wilbur

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 17/Feb/08

grabbed lower off
chris sm - Lead RP - 26/Jan/08 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - TR dog - 2008

Hidden - 2008

irenemil - Lead β - 2008 with Dany

Scott N - Lead dog - Oct/07

sustained, sharp and crimpy
DrGav - Lead dog - 15/Sep/07 with Chris

Hidden - 2007

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/06 with Rin

bigie bob - Lead RP - 20/Oct/06

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Flashed top-rope. Arse! Should've got on the sharp end.
Ben Thorne - TR O/S - 2005 with Chris Parker, Jimbo, John Pullin

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/01

Richard White - 2000

FA
Nigel Coe - 2nd dog - 08/Jul/89 with Harry Venables, Tim Dunsby

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Style of ascent

Lead79 of 95 (83.2%)
Followed2 of 95 (2.1%)
Toproped7 of 95 (7.4%)
Unknown7 of 95 (7.4%)

'Climbed'10 of 95 (10.5%)
clean O/S34 of 95 (35.8%)
clean β4 of 95 (4.2%)
clean rpt2 of 95 (2.1%)
clean RP25 of 95 (26.3%)
dogged18 of 95 (18.9%)
dnf2 of 95 (2.1%)