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Scapa Flow** 6c+

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[Delicate moves on Scapa Flow (6c+), 3 kb]19m. A technical test-piece. Precarious groove climbing with nowhere near enough footholds for the right foot. © ROCKFAX
FA. Pete Oxley Jun/1990

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List.

Photo: Delicate moves on Scapa Flow (6c+) © Brian Hannon
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 59 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Thought this looked like a warm up. Ekch!
Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/14 with Jonny

Excellent climb with an entertaining crux
mop449 - Lead RP - 18/Jun/14 with David Miko

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Oct/13

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Phil, Martin

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Sep/13

Stupid mistake blew onsight :(
lewiz - Lead RP - 26/Jul/13 with Endre Joachim Mossige

redjerry - TR O/S - 05/Jul/13

AlexD - Lead RP - 16/May/13 with Ed

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Kieha, Alex More

Fell once after the crux. Needed to get stuck in a bit quicker and missed the good hold.
James Oswald - Lead dog - 09/Sep/12 with Jake shaw, Liam, Mark Rankine

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/12 with Kirsty Kerr

Tricky
BeccaSnowden - Lead RP - 27/Jul/12 with Caroline

off once just before the crux was over, couldnt find the better bit of the crack quick enough
CRiddiford - Lead dog - 27/Jul/12 with Becca

Jake Young - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12 with Mike

AlexD - Lead dog - 04/Jun/12 with Jess

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Oct/11

Brian H - Lead rpt - 16/Oct/11 with Kafoozalem, Rik

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/11 with julie carroll

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Franc

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Sep/11

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/11

Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 03/Sep/11 with Simon Hazelwood-Smith, Ruth Buckberry

2nd Go
PowerPigtails - Lead RP - 29/May/11 with Andy Freeman, Lorraine Pope

tom106 - Lead O/S - 27/May/11 with tom, ivan

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

Brian H - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Rosea

Can't believe i blew this one!
AlexD - Lead dog - 18/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10

Jane Weir - 2010

wolverine - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Paul Latham

feilx - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/09 with Dan Barbour

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/09 with Alice

was robbed of the onsight by a holey shoe. didn't have the time to finish. another one for the list.good route, though the tricky section is quite short lived
w.pettet-smith - Lead dog - 14/Jun/09

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Mike Hawkins

trev_f - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/09 with Joel

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/09

nealh - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 15/Jun/08

La Mont - 2008

Docent - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/07 with pudel

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

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

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/02

Richard White - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 2000

1 fall.
Mark Kemball - Lead dog - 19/Oct/97 with Rob Galley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/97

Roget - Lead O/S - 08/May/96 with jon

Hidden - Lead - 15/Apr/95

shark - Lead O/S - 1995 with John Codling

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mop449, RFWilkie, Hidden, Julia Chatterton

Voting
Total votes cast 31
hard 7a0 of 16
7a0 of 16
easy 7a1 of 16
hard 6c+1 of 16
6c+4 of 16
easy 6c+9 of 16
hard 6c1 of 16
6c0 of 16
easy 6c0 of 16
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Style of ascent

Lead52 of 59 (88.1%)
Toproped1 of 59 (1.7%)
Unknown6 of 59 (10.2%)

'Climbed'13 of 59 (22.0%)
clean O/S26 of 59 (44.1%)
clean β3 of 59 (5.1%)
clean rpt1 of 59 (1.7%)
clean RP7 of 59 (11.9%)
dogged7 of 59 (11.9%)
dnf2 of 59 (3.4%)