Borstal Breakout* 6c
10m. A square-cut groove at the top of the grass bank leads to a tricky finish directly through the upper overhang. Finishing on the left-hand side of the overhang is an equally good 6b variation. © ROCKFAX
FA. H.Venables 17/Dec/1988
PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 100 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/13 with Pete Clark

natalietanzer - Lead β - 21/Jun/13 with tom, will

thomasmouse - Lead β - 21/Jun/13 with Nat

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/12 with julie carroll

Julie Carroll - Lead β - 10/Oct/12 with Dan Gibson

ian caton - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Abi

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/12

JackMac - Lead dnf - 01/Jul/12 with Jamie, Cam

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Jane Weir, Mel Dodge, Eddy Young, Rob Kennard, Natalie Haigh

Cailean Harker - 12/May/12

s.c.white - Lead - 25/Mar/12 with Jonathan Fuller

Hidden - 2012

Matt Smith - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Lawrence Butcher, Martin Scott

Delroyb - Lead β - 16/Oct/11

Matt77 - Lead dog - 01/Oct/11 with Kalju

Rupey - Lead β - 01/Sep/11 with Jonathan

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/11 with rupe

if you go direct at the top its about 6c, if you use the big sidepulls to the left then its about 6a+
mlg678 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11

marcb - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/11 with Amy Nash

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

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11

Hidden - TR RP - 30/Apr/11

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Lyndsay

Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead RP - 29/Apr/11 with Jonathan, Claudio, Andy

hard top move taken direct
Alison2 - 2nd dog - 20/Apr/11 with matthew154

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with LukeW

marcb - TR rpt - 03/Apr/11 with Sophie Skellern, Kyle Goslan

marcb - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Sophie Skellern, Kyle Goslan

London Luke - Lead - Apr/11

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/10 with Harry

Taken direct
John 1804 - Lead RP - 24/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/10

colkurtz - 2nd - 11/Jul/10 with Robb

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/10

Went direct using the right crimp on the face as per the climber's club 6c variant.
DrGav - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/10 with Wendy

Barry Kerslake - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Jo F

Felt straightforward for 6b (thanks to moving left to find the jug at the lower off)
jamespilgrim - Lead β - 09/May/10 with Mark

Jane Weir - 2010

Tricky last move.
dswansonlow - Lead dog - 04/Oct/09 with Ben Harper, Gideon Mordecai

Ben Harper - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Dougie, Gideon Mordecai

Though the route was really nice on the grade as a trickyish start and a technical move at the top to lower off!
FrostyWebb - Lead β - 01/Sep/09 with Axel

mynameisjen - Lead β - 24/Aug/09 with Jonny Aylwin

clgladiator - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Ducky

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/09 with Dan Wicks

Alex More - Lead β - Jun/09 with trev

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

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/May/09

Hidden - TR dog - 04/May/09

trev_f - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/09 with Mike H

JimR - 13/Apr/09

feilx - TR O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Heather

dmoir - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Heather Rogers

nealh - Lead - 2009

Gutted I didn't go left... attempted to tackle the top face direct... not a good plan.
nblackbeard - Lead dnf - 24/Sep/08 with Billy Mclennan and Tom Grant

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/08 with Clare

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/08 with Lee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

nutallovertheface - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Didier Nuttall

Hidden - 2nd β - 12/Jul/08

ksjs - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/08 with goosebump

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

Matt Bennett - Lead O/S - 05/May/08

Lloyders - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/07

How has this ended up graded 6c?? Bonkers.
vertigo - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07 with Robin Hill

rhino_bill - Lead dog - 07/Oct/07 with Richard Dagnan

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/07

Used the sidepulls on the left.. felt on-route but who knows!
DrGav - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Dave

first 6b flash! watched JP and Charlie boulder out the moves prior to doing this. Enjoyed it a lot, quite technical but not particularly strenuous. Went left round the blank face at the top.
Quiddity - Lead β - 10/Jun/07 with Curious Yellow

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07

chris sm - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/06

timharrison - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/06 with Trevor Macalonan

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/06 with Tim

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - May/06 with Floris

First F6b onsight (touch soft i reckon!)
Wilbur - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Morgan

Daniel Wrightson - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/06 with Oli sherman

Oliver Sherman - 2nd - 22/Apr/06 with Dan Wrightson

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/Apr/06

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

petebale2000 - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/05

Unclear finish. Not 6c if left easy to reach arete used at the top. Got rained off Citizen Dust next door which appeared to be 'proper' 6c..
Stefan Kruger - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/05 with Sarah Porter

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Oct/03

Richard White - 2003

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/02 with Tom Starke

Hidden - Lead - Jun/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/01

jasper11 - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/99

Kevster - Lead - 1996

FA, trad.
Nigel Coe - 2nd - 1989 with Harry Venables

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
rhino_bill, k_k

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