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The Big Easy** 6a+

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[Big easy dws 2, 1 kb]21m. 6a+, S0. The approach traverse to the following routes is a great outing in its own right. The wall to the arete is the crux. Once the arete is rounded, steep juggy moves lead past ever-more impressive ground. Continue as far as you like and then retrace your steps back again, or swim. © ROCKFAX
FSA. Mike Robertson 6.8.94 06/Aug/1994

Ticklists: Orange Spot Portland.

Photo: Big easy dws 2 © Morgan Woods
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 117 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

BenL - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/14

Sam4242 - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/14

Done a couple of times to get to Ixtlan and Russian Roulette. Harder than Ixtlan so no excuse not to climb out!
Nick Russell - Solo - 13/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/14

cool line linked it into ixtlan
pymn nice but dim - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Sam Parsons

rustaldo - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/14

Rupey - Solo rpt - 07/Jun/14

Rupey - Solo rpt - 14/May/14 with alan

Aaron Lines - 2014

Aaron Lines - 2014

mark20 - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/13

Sophie Nunn - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/13

AlexD - Solo rpt - 26/Aug/13 with Sophie

Bern - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/13 with Kev

hailtryfan - Solo - Aug/13

therat - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/13

JHC - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/13

trev_f - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/13

leeoftroy - Solo O/S - Jul/13

pete87abs - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/13

Rupey - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/13 with alan

Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Mike, nick, LukeW, douglas

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/12 with Alice, Sam Keyne

Adam_42 - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Wil, Chivers

Alex More - Solo - 19/Aug/12

On my birthday
richiebongo - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/12

brices - Solo O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Gav, Joe Day

CharlieMack - Sent O/S - 16/Jul/12 with Eddy Barnes

Rupey - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/12

Slipped off at last hard drop down move
Ross.Cooper - Solo dnf - 19/Jun/12 with Louise Hall, Patrick Hill, Tom Sturgeon

Made it around the arete, but far too pumped to carry on.
Louise Hall - Solo dnf - 19/Jun/12 with Tom Sturgeon, Patrick Hill, Ross Cooper

Patrick Hill - Solo O/S - Jun/12

Alex More - Solo - 24/May/12

Alex Norman - Solo β - 01/Oct/11

Some hard moves with reaches between small holds. but if you get round the corner its done with only one more hard move!
Joe Black - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/11 with will black

will black - Lead dog - 01/Oct/11 with joe black

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/11

patrickc - Solo - Sep/11 with Sue

Pete Scott - Solo - 21/Aug/11

Not that easy in the wet!
quiffhanger - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/11

Kopinski - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/11

Alex More - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/11

Ed Westwood - Solo dnf - 29/Jul/11 with Tom Horton

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/11

Ed F - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Phil

Laurence Everitt - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/11

Finally managed to hang the dropdown!
AlexD - Solo RP - 22/Jul/11 with Ed

Ed Babs - Solo O/S - 22/Jul/11 with AlexD

Hidden - Solo - 02/Jul/11

smokeyj - Jul/11

Alex More - Solo rpt - 12/Sep/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 30/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo dnf - 30/Aug/10

Fell off round the corner, after the arete then tried Ixtlan sopping wet and backed off from half way up. Then reversed the hard move on The Big Easy (probably harder) and escaped up the arete.
Jon Didymus - Solo rpt - 08/Aug/10

JKay - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/10

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Emma Wright, zappa, Alice

Ceridwen - Solo dnf - 03/Jul/10

adamscottthomas - Solo O/S - 21/May/10 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/May/10

Jane Weir - 2010

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 31/Aug/09

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/09 with AJ, michael porter

liamoloughlin - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/09

class little outing
Alex More - Solo - 16/Aug/09 with Martin Cracknell

Hidden - Solo rpt - 09/Aug/09

hailtryfan - Solo O/S - Aug/09

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/09 with Sam and Robert

sam8oy - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/09

granticus - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/09

My first splash down
Ceridwen - Solo dnf - 27/Jun/09

JonBrown - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/09

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Harry Martin

Ed Booth - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Rob Lamey

Jon Didymus - Solo O/S - Jun/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jun/09

nealh - Solo - 2009

jbulger - Solo dnf - 23/Aug/08 with Tom Blight

_m.cox_ - Solo O/S - Aug/08

Mr Tickle - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/08

Jonathan Emett - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/08

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

Matt Bennett - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

thomasadixon - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 29/Jun/08

feilx - Solo rpt - 07/Jun/08

garburn - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/08

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/08

feilx - Solo rpt - 11/May/08

Rob Kennard - Solo - 11/Aug/07

Richard White - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/07

Scott N - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/07

Dhonny_Jaws - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/07 with Michael Porter

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/07

dmoir - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Felix Coxwell

feilx - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07

Mowglee - Solo O/S - 2007

Clucky - Solo RP - 20/Aug/06

Not sure which bit of this is 5c? The traverse is delicate but all there and I did the jug fest the other side footless ;o)
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 19/Aug/06

very nice and easier than spittle and spume (less necky as well as the traverse is the crux)
Wilbur - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/06

an excellent solo....the difficulties are down low.
Morgan Woods - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/06

Hidden - Aug/06

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 08/Jul/06

bigie bob - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Apr/06

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

feeko - 2006

Marti999 - Solo - 2006

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/05

Richard Horn - Solo O/S - Aug/05

tombeasley - Solo - 2005

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - 1998

r0b - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/97 with Andy Jefferies

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Style of ascent

Soloed106 of 117 (90.6%)
Lead2 of 117 (1.7%)
Bouldered1 of 117 (0.9%)
Unknown8 of 117 (6.8%)

'Climbed'21 of 117 (17.9%)
clean O/S70 of 117 (59.8%)
clean β1 of 117 (0.9%)
clean rpt15 of 117 (12.8%)
clean RP2 of 117 (1.7%)
dogged1 of 117 (0.9%)
dnf7 of 117 (6.0%)