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[Spare the Fern, Blacknore Far South, 3 kb]15m. Follow the groove and rib past a flowstone boss to a lower-off. © ROCKFAX
FA. J. Leonard 30/Jul/1996

Photo: Spare the Fern, Blacknore Far South © Steve954
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 201 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Charlotteking - TR O/S - 27/Oct/13 with Tom

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/13 with Steph

Oddjob - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Rosie

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Aug/13

Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/13 with Si

kate tarrant - Lead O/S - Jul/13

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 31/May/13 with martina

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

SamStokes - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13 with Emily Stokes

Hidden - Mar/13

RobRocks - Lead O/S - 2013 with Jason Hill

virgil - 06/Oct/12 with the gimp

Hidden - Lead - 19/Sep/12

DannyK - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with chrislgk, Katie

brew_guru - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/12 with jamie knight

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/12 with Tammy Pay, Barry Kerslake, Natalie Haigh

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/12

TiffTiff - Lead O/S - 31/May/12 with Sam Leach

rustyfishhook - Lead O/S - 23/May/12 with Simon Fowler

francois - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Chawn

anthonyp - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Rachel Lambley

Semtex - TR O/S - 01/Apr/12

Tony Adshead - TR O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Dan 'Semtex' Mckeown

Preplaced draws.
lewiz - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Kirsten Donovan, Vlad Vishnyakov

Finsihed up skating on thin ice
kirsten - 2nd - 11/Mar/12 with Liz Wakelin, Vlad Vishnyakov, lewis thompson

Liz Wakelin - TR - 11/Mar/12 with Kirsten Donovan

Abi Chard - Lead rpt - 29/Feb/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 14/Jan/12

patrickc - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Sue

MarkyMark_7 - Lead β - 2012

Fell on roof. Embarrasing!
Matt Smith - Lead dog - 18/Nov/11 with Lawrence Butcher

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11

tommy - TR - 06/Oct/11

James82 - Lead - 23/Sep/11

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/11 with Dr Steve, Magnus, Mike Hawkins

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/11 with rupe

Joe Black - Solo β - 22/Aug/11

Struggled to the first bolt, but enjoyed the rest of the climb!
benren - Lead dog - 20/Aug/11 with Kate Bolton

Tried lead onsight first n got penultimate bolt clipped but strength failed at roof. Easy when top-roped with guidance. My first roof problem.
risby - TR β - 17/Aug/11 with Paul Jackson, Darrell Gibson

Good route - nice tope section.
gibsond - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Paul Jackson, Ris Wright

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/11 with Dad

The Ivanator - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/11 with Sean

Alex Norman - Lead β - Aug/11

Hidden - TR - 25/Jul/11

oodie72 - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/11 with Gary Lloyd

marcduhig - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Sexy Liz

lizzie789 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

mlg678 - Lead O/S - 27/May/11

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11

jameswoodman1 - 2nd - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10

Got stuck on the flow stone overhang.
s.tietz - Lead dnf - 09/Oct/10 with George Nichols

Failed miserably getting over the flowstone boss. Try further to the right next time.
George Nichols - Lead dnf - 09/Oct/10 with Tom Todd, Stephan Tietz

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/10 with Steve Woollard

Steve Woollard - Lead - 21/Sep/10 with Jonathan Emett

lisapaling - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Andy Lamont

andy jennings - Lead β - 12/Sep/10 with ben

andy jennings - Lead β - 12/Sep/10 with ben

Ben Harper - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Cat, Baby A

JHC - 04/Sep/10

mikeconway - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10

barfani chita - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Saurus

Saurus - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Barfani Chita

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with kylie

becster - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Susie Lamb

Neil Tucker - Lead - Jul/10 with Dave Barter, Richard Reynolds

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/10

matthewjames - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with James Chapman, Fabian Pilgram

timharrison - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Tom, Iain Moodie, Suse

Tom_Harding - Lead dog - 13/Jun/10

mark_wellin - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

jan.prostrednik - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Lukas Marcin

Hidden - TR rpt - 20/May/10

Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead RP - 20/May/10 with Claudio

bsavage - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with Alan

el_Claudio - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with Lyndsay, Andy Richmond

adamscottthomas - Lead O/S - 17/May/10 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/10

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 16/May/10

Will Homoky - Lead O/S - 09/May/10 with Werenfrid Wimmer

alpease - Lead dog - 03/May/10 with Nic Brown

Hidden - Lead β - 17/Apr/10

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

First attempt was pants, clipped first bolt with clip stick, clipped second then stopped. Andy took over lead clipped the next two but could not get past the height of the flow stone on the left. I lead again this time topping out on the top (5) finish but went out to the big ledge on the right at the top to do so. Going straight up at the top appeared very blank. The only route we topped out on a very poor day!!
Steve954 - AltLd dog - 27/Mar/10 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - Feb/10

Hidden - Lead - 13/Sep/09

listed as skating on thin ice in the CC guide
michael burrows - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with mike doyle, margaret

LeahJamie - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Mark Hathaway

Lallylandslider - 2nd dnf - 12/Sep/09 with michael doyle, michael burrows

nigel pearson - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Yoko

Nice finish
jamespilgrim - Lead - 21/May/09 with Mark

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/May/09

littleluke - Lead O/S - 20/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/09

leigh - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Ed

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with John Scarrot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

davis.pete - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with George Frodsham

briar4012 - TR O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Rob

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/09

MarkRyder - Lead RP - 13/Apr/09 with Colin

F5 version.
embob - Lead - 12/Apr/09 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/09

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 06/Apr/09 with Matt

rockferret - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Baz and Andrea

jeffsheard - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Sarah Davis

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead - 20/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09

thompson1000 - Lead - 2009

Jane Weir - Lead - 2009

Alex More - Lead - 2009

rubben - Lead O/S - 2009

Ceridwen - TR - Nov/08 with Martin

davesperring - Lead - 25/Oct/08 with Ruben Fransen

Hidden - TR β - Oct/08

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 07/Sep/08 with Mike

FrostyWebb - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Tom

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Jun/08

Matt Bennett - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08

Theeni - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

nevostevo - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with andy

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/May/08

richardhopton - Lead - 11/May/08 with AndyM-LVB

AndyM-LVB - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Richard Hopton

andrea83 - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/08 with Vicki

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/08 with Brian (bpm climb)

Kyle F - Lead - Apr/08

Hidden - 01/Mar/08

cdent - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

vertigo - Lead β - 14/Oct/07 with Robin Hill

rhino_bill - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/07 with Richard Dagnan

first lower-off, ie 4+
Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 11/Oct/07 with Roger Hill

givemetea - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/07 with Hannah Heywood

Hidden - Lead - 08/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/07

EG - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/07 with Kristy

Hidden - TR - 01/Sep/07

First lead to first lower off so 4+ Top roped it once first - clean also
Warren Earle - Lead RP - 26/Aug/07 with Nev

lukea - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/07 with Olaf

ecowaller - 11/Aug/07 with Paula

ecowaller - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Paula

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 20/May/07

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/May/07

Hidden - Lead β - 31/Mar/07

phil stubbs - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/07 with Neil Williams

jl - Lead rpt - 21/Jan/07 with Penny

pennyb - TR - 21/Jan/07 with Jon

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Lloyders - 2007

maddogmac - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/06 with munky

EG - Lead rpt - 07/Oct/06 with Kristy

davewing - Lead - 09/Sep/06 with vojta

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with Ian

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/06

givemetea - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/06 with Ann Chong

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with Lisa Paling

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - May/06

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Jon Greengrass - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

timharrison - Lead O/S - Dec/05 with Abi Marchent

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/05 with Neil Henson

Marq - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/05 with Daniel Dennehy

Wilbur - Lead O/S - 02/May/05 with Caine

viking - Lead O/S - May/05

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 2005

furry - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/04 with Phil B

aged_ape - Lead O/S - Sep/04 with Simon Oliver

roverhead - Lead - 02/Jul/04

jl - Lead - 30/Mar/04 with Rachel

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/04 with Neil Henson

Neil Henson - 2nd - 13/Mar/04 with Mark Collins

Hidden - Lead - 18/Feb/04

Saw one of the last flights of the concorde as it flew from paris over the channel and portland!
chris murnin - Lead - 08/Jul/03

Haglington - Lead O/S - Jul/03

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 04/May/03 with Ben Merryfield

PWEI_fan - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/01

Mark A Humphries - Lead β - 15/Dec/01 with dean howard

shoulders - Lead - 31/Jul/01 with SUZANNE

Rock Fairy - Lead - Jun/01 with david

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/00

Hidden - 18/Mar/00

Hidden - Lead - 1999

Kevster - Lead - 1996

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Andreas.Klaedtke, Hidden, Hidden

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easy 5c20 of 49
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 201 (0.5%)
Lead167 of 201 (83.1%)
Followed5 of 201 (2.5%)
Toproped15 of 201 (7.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 201 (0.5%)
Unknown12 of 201 (6.0%)

'Climbed'54 of 201 (26.9%)
clean O/S106 of 201 (52.7%)
clean β12 of 201 (6.0%)
clean rpt13 of 201 (6.5%)
clean RP5 of 201 (2.5%)
dogged8 of 201 (4.0%)
dnf3 of 201 (1.5%)