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Coming Unstuck* 6a+

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[Me on Coming unstuck, 3 kb]10m. A testing series of moves on tiny pockets single out this line that is short on length, but great in difficulty. © ROCKFAX
FA. Steve Taylor 18/Sep/1993

Photo: Me on Coming unstuck © krikoman
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This climb is in 156 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Jun/14

Nice route, technical for feet on small hand holds, very easy finish above last clip
meltdown34 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 26/May/14

Echna - Lead β - 26/May/14 with Alex, Rich

Scuzlebut - Lead RP - 26/May/14 with Alex, Gregor

samparsons - Lead - 13/May/14

A delicate move on the midsection followed by easy climbing.
pc1983 - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with tomdavenport

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14

mattc - Lead RP - 02/Dec/13

CurlyStevo - Lead - Sep/13 with Rob

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Aug/13

Made the second clip then baled out.
dereke12000 - Lead dnf - 07/Jul/13 with Rich

Maxim2023 - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Kate Tarrant

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/13

Pete Dangerous - Lead RP - 26/May/13 with Kamil

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/13

odyxanthi - Lead rpt - May/13 with Artur Malzcuk

Gavdee1 - Lead β - 06/Apr/13

rustaldo - Lead rpt - 10/Nov/12 with Aimee

Bolts are in odd places.
akhutton88 - 2nd - 10/Nov/12

sambosanquet101 - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with Chris Rushe

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Aug/12

GeorgeA - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

Alex Bryant - Lead O/S - Aug/12


LeahJamie - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with mrtom

Mr Tumness - Lead - 04/Jun/12 with Rob Judd

Humm1985 - Lead - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/12

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 14/May/12 with Natalie Haigh

nataliehaigh - 2nd O/S - 14/May/12 with Phil Haigh

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/May/12

Danny Crump - Lead - 12/May/12

Spent 15mins moving left. Difficult start to the day!
khalidq - TR β - 06/May/12 with Cameron McLoughlin

cameronmcloughlin - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Khalid Qasrawi

very thin
Daniel Heath - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/12

Jordan.round - TR dog - 02/Apr/12

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Adam A Wheeler

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Apr/12

Georgia H - TR - Apr/12

Nick_Merriman - Lead - Apr/12

Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/12 with Fraser hill-casey

alexcollins123 - Lead β - 27/Mar/12

Jen 'Banksy' Banks - TR O/S - 27/Mar/12 with Fraser

Fraser hill-casey - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/12 with stefan morris

John Bish - Lead - Mar/12

Hinchrn - Lead β - 29/Jan/12 with Matt Rust

rustaldo - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Alex

pete_naylor - TR dnf - 2012 with David Humm

AndrewJamesCherry - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

petecox84 - 2012

RadekNowak - Lead - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

JackHatton - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/11 with richy mardell

Hidden - Lead - 07/Oct/11

Neil Tucker - Lead - 02/Oct/11 with Robert Bronsdon, Richard Reynolds

Brian H - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/11 with Rik

TiffTiff - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11 with mel, Tom

Thought this was a different route but got to the second bolt.
ElBarto - Lead dnf - 30/Jul/11 with Caroline Priston

laurence orchard - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Tom Thorne

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Jun/11

fildac - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/11

tbs105 - 30/Apr/11

Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead RP - 22/Apr/11 with Steve M, Jonathan

alzheimer's onsight
Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with stevegrape, Lyndsay

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Apr/11

trevor macalonan - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/11 with Scott

scottjowett - TR dog - 17/Apr/11 with Phil, trevor macalonan

dobby 200 - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/11

dobby 200 - Lead dog - 10/Apr/11

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

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead β - 17/Feb/11 with Rob

el_monty - Lead RP - 17/Feb/11 with sam ferguson

Rupey - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with sam and helen

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

robandian - Lead - Aug/10

felt hard until hidden pockets were located!
AlexD - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

Phil Belcher - Lead - 27/Jun/10 with tommy

Alex More - Lead - 16/Jun/10 with Sparky

Sparky!!!3 - Lead - 16/Jun/10

MontyH - Lead - 05/Jun/10 with lee

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

tscoobydoo - Lead O/S - Jun/10

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

johnl - Lead RP - 18/Apr/10 with Andy Dunford

Good climb but needed clipstich to get 3rd bolt
Steve954 - Lead dog - 17/Apr/10 with Rich

JimBee - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Julia, Jon Wichett, Andy Kuszyk, Ian Burt

Burt - Lead - Apr/10

jamespilgrim - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Mark

lisapaling - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Tom Houghton

Easy top and bottom section but some clever moves required in the middle - should go clean next visit
jamespilgrim - Lead dog - 22/Aug/09 with Ash

Ceridwen - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/09 with Heather

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

Pete Sanger - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with chris

leemaybr05 - TR O/S - 01/Jun/09 with Beckie Bale

Hidden - TR rpt - Jun/09

Climbed twice, after climbing it last year couldn't work out the moves. Went out far to the left and it was easy, but not 6a+. Tried again more direct but still not like last year.
krikoman - Lead rpt - 25/May/09 with Greg Childs, Kev Gibbs

ag_hind - TR dog - 25/May/09 with Lindsay

trev_f - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Mike H

FrostyWebb - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/09 with Rich D

Ceridwen - Lead RP - Jan/09 with Martin

nealh - Lead - 2009

Ben Tyrrell - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Scott Swalling

MarkRyder - Lead RP - 02/Aug/08 with Lee

richardr - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/08

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

Easy Start, Hard to the middle then too easy after that. Nice deleicate moves but too short.
krikoman - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Chris Walsh, Kev Gibbs

dmoir - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Gid

cliffy - TR - 26/Apr/08 with Carolyn Lyness

vertigo - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/08 with Mike Forrester

rhino_bill - Lead dog - 03/Feb/08 with Mike Forrester

jl - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07 with Penny

pennyb - TR - 07/Oct/07 with A School Group (with Jon)

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/07

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/07 with John Sargeant

PhilWragg - Lead - 28/Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

Lloyders - Lead RP - 2007

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 2007 with Rich

Hard for 6a+, still enjoyable once i worked it out.
tobydunford - Lead dog - 08/Oct/06 with Lisa Paling

maybe_si - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/06 with Alex

guyblackwood - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/06 with David, Ricardo, Olga

mrblue - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with James

Great finger pocket. Pooed myself but made it
Noodles - Lead - Jun/06 with James Andrews, Simon Downing

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - May/06

Short but difficult. Top section above crack seems totally smooth on first attempt.
cart - TR RP - 24/Mar/06 with Jack England

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

A Longleat Boulderer - Lead O/S - 2006 with Oli

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

ellie macpherson - Lead O/S - Nov/05 with mike henesey

chris murnin - Lead - 04/Aug/05

PWEI_fan - Aug/05

timharrison - Lead rpt - Jun/05

Wilbur - Lead RP - 23/Apr/05 with mgjones

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 2004

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Dec/02

Mark A Humphries - Lead RP - 17/Feb/02 with dean howard

FrankW - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/01 with James R

Richard White - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 25/May/98 with Nicky

rob.grafton - 2nd - 06/Jul/97 with Paul McCann, Bruce

Adi Hooper - Lead - 1997 with Sherborne Adventure Group

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Jun/96

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/95 with Chris Shorrock

Dringo - 1995

Jon Didymus - Lead RP - 26/Jun/94

Hidden - 08/May/94

First 6a+ back in '94.
Ben Thorne - Lead RP - 1994 with Rich Howard

Approx date
Nigel Coe - 1993

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
rhino_bill, Hidden, joshchalke, Tomber, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 53
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easy 6b6 of 29
hard 6a+6 of 29
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easy 6a+6 of 29
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easy 6a0 of 29
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Style of ascent

Lead130 of 156 (83.3%)
Followed5 of 156 (3.2%)
Toproped12 of 156 (7.7%)
Unknown9 of 156 (5.8%)

'Climbed'45 of 156 (28.8%)
clean O/S60 of 156 (38.5%)
clean β7 of 156 (4.5%)
clean rpt10 of 156 (6.4%)
clean RP19 of 156 (12.2%)
dogged11 of 156 (7.1%)
dnf4 of 156 (2.6%)