First Contact* 6b
10m. A clean pitch tackling the front face of the buttress. © ROCKFAX
FA. Mike Vaicaitis. 13.8.97 13/Aug/1997
PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 136 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/14 with Brian

brian watson - 2nd rpt - 19/Oct/14 with Sophie Nunn

richy85 - Lead - 09/May/14

cathymiller - Lead dog - 12/Apr/14 with Martin

ConstaBern - TR - Sep/13

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Clare

Got to the third staple
KDW - Lead dnf - 27/Jul/13 with Steve

missed the good crimp, rest, then got it. Long reach
julesmckim - Lead dog - 07/Jul/13

Fluffed the onsight but got it 2nd go.. Good route
Dan_F - Lead RP - 04/May/13 with Markmclimby

Steve27 - TR - 05/Jan/13 with Luke Rathmell

Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead rpt - 08/Dec/12 with Mark S

mark schramm - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/12 with Lyndsay

petegunn - Lead - 30/Oct/12 with Davina

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Oct/12

rachelvlc - TR - 28/Oct/12

tomB - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Anthony

Very reachy and bold move final move, but on high so can easily be worked.
Voltemands - Lead dog - 21/Jul/12 with Carlene HIll

lukerathmell - Lead - 01/Jul/12 with Rachel Bennett

cdent - Lead β - 01/Jul/12

ali macphee - Lead - 01/Jul/12

Steve27 - TR - 30/Jun/12 with Luke Rathmell

Reachy, thin section near the top, too pumped to do this in one go.
James Gomez - Lead dog - 03/Jun/12 with Andy Levitt

SenorVivo - 2nd - 03/Jun/12 with James Gomez

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Claire Duffield

Got hand in the wrong place at the crux and slipped trying to correct it.
Monkey_Alan - TR dog - 27/May/12 with Matt

lewiz - Lead rpt - 06/May/12

Again, tricky top move. Quite steep, and quite balancey. Miss the top hold out left and it's off!
climbingrev - TR O/S - 16/Apr/12

Tony Adshead - TR O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Jody 'Lizard' Knight

thelizard - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Dorset Climbing Group

1 rest near top crux
martin one - TR dog - 11/Mar/12 with brendon

Hidden - TR dog - Mar/12

afrosam - Lead O/S - 2012

tough!few goes to get top moves(crux)
tomshanti - TR dog - 23/Oct/11 with Henry Larden

matthewjames - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Nick Jones, Sam Taylor

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead rpt - 27/Sep/11 with Stu Ferguson

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/11 with darryl

gibsond - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Jonathan Emett

Got to the last bolt, had nothing left to make the last couple of moves. Escaped right, then threaded the loweroffs from the top!
Monkey_Alan - Lead dog - 04/Sep/11 with Paul Jackson

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/11 with Chris Rooke

missed lower off
danfunkman - Lead dnf - 24/May/11

did not reach lower off
Shua1990 - Lead dnf - 24/May/11

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 15/May/11

fildac - Lead dog - May/11

el_Claudio - TR dog - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Apr/11

Kevster - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Rob

Really nice climb. Pumpy penultimate clip, had to climb back down for a rest before taking on the crux!
el_monty - Lead β - 27/Mar/11 with sam ferguson

samtucker - Lead β - 27/Mar/11

tobydunford - Lead rpt - 20/Mar/11 with Kirsty Kerr

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 14/Mar/11 with CC meet

Abi Chard - Lead dog - 14/Mar/11

TiffTiff - Lead dnf - 08/Jan/11 with Tom

one take :( still not managed F6b onsight
lewiz - Lead dog - 17/Oct/10

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 18/Sep/10 with Lyndsay

1st ever 6b lead....yey!
Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead RP - 18/Sep/10 with Jonathan

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/10 with Steve Woollard

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/10

pumped out after crux on last move
TerryLines - Lead dog - 29/Aug/10

tania - TR - 29/Aug/10 with ian

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Aug/10

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with kylie

2nd attempt
RFWilkie - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/10

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Grace

Alex More - Lead - 30/May/10 with KDhruev

I had to find a more technical sequence for the lower ape index climber...
adamscottthomas - Lead RP - 20/May/10 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/10

Hidden - TR RP - 14/May/10

dale1968 - Lead rpt - 14/May/10 with Tom

tomjh - Lead dog - 14/May/10 with Gordon Benn

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Magnus

Mowglee - Lead RP - 02/Apr/10 with Ali

dale1968 - Lead - 26/Feb/10 with Tom

chris sm - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10 with Ian Butterworth

Hidden - TR dog - 2010

Jane Weir - 2010

brian watson - Lead β - 15/Nov/09

Left a lot of blood on this route!! Nice and easy up and till the last 2/3 reachy moves and just couldn't manage to get there.
asmith37 - TR dnf - 15/Aug/09 with Martin & Andy

Difficult final move as quite reachy.
Kingsjester - TR - 15/Aug/09 with Alex Smith

nutallovertheface - Lead O/S - Aug/09 with Doug

jacobjlloyd - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/09 with Ed Shaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09

Hidden - 04/Jun/09

keithpeck - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09

Jeronimo - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/09 with Dave Thompson, Pete & Mark

Great climb! Reachy.
AndyM-LVB - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/09 with Nicolas Tardy

Puk24 - TR dog - Apr/09

Missed a hold at the crux on the onsight. Good short route.
jeffsheard - Lead RP - 22/Mar/09 with Sarah Davis

Hidden - 2nd dog - 22/Mar/09

MarkRyder - Lead RP - 07/Mar/09 with Lee

Hidden - TR - 01/Nov/08

Pulled through the crux... to be led one day!
Emma-Louise Anderson - TR - 19/Oct/08 with Darren Roper, Chris Bailey, Hannah Westwood

vertigo - Lead RP - 03/Oct/08 with Robin Hill

Kyle F - TR - Sep/08

Hidden - TR - 10/Aug/08

finished after rest at last bolt, scary last move
ian-rad - Lead dog - 24/Jul/08

Aston mountaineers - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Rokmunky - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Hannah

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/08

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Paul

Sandy Holford - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/08

failed at last bolt
ian-rad - Lead dnf - 07/Jun/08

Anthony Allsopp - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/08

John Marsland - 2nd dog - 25/Apr/08 with Goi

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/08 with John Marsland

nevostevo - TR dnf - 11/Mar/08 with andy

Hidden - TR dog - 09/Mar/08

HamishD - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/07 with sergei

Neil Adams - Lead dog - 16/Apr/07 with Elizabeth

jl - Lead RP - 27/Jan/07 with Penny

dmoir - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/07 with Heather Rogers

Hidden - 2007

Lloyders - Lead rpt - 2007

Chris(cface!) - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 2007

One rest
jonnyboy - Lead dog - 11/Sep/06 with Sharon R

aged_ape - Lead rpt - Aug/06 with Rob B

easy up to the bit near the top then obvious moves but quite small
fybcorp - 15/Jun/06 with Mike Hawkins

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - May/06

Missed a crucial foothold on the top reachy move and off i went, down the wall.
tobydunford - Lead dog - 21/Apr/06 with Lisa Paling

timharrison - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/06 with Matt Burrows

mc1105 - Lead - Apr/06

Marq - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/06 with Daniel Dennehy

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 15/Feb/04 with George MacIntyre

furry - Lead O/S - 03/May/03 with Phil B

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Apr/02

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/02 with dean howard

Ripped many holds off not long after the FA. Left loads of blood on it too!
Ben Thorne - Lead O/S - Aug/97 with John Pullin

Richard White - 1995

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