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The Great Shark Hunt** E4 6a

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17m. The right-hand groove from the hanging pillar start. One of the best deep water solos around. © ROCKFAX
FA. Crispin Waddy 3.89 Mar/1989
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Harder than I remembered it!
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/14 with Matt

Sophie Nunn - Solo dnf - 21/Jul/14 with Matt W

I continue being unable to climb this route, still not sure which way it goes around the arete, down a bit, no?
sarpedon - Solo dnf - 20/Jul/14

AlexD - Solo dnf - 10/Jul/14 with Ed, Sophie

The traverse is now dry, but the groove is still too wet.
sarpedon - Solo dnf - 18/May/14

Too wet past the arete.
sarpedon - Solo dnf - 16/May/14

Sophie Nunn - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/13

Fantastic route
Mark Riley - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Luke Clarke

Luxulyan - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Alex

Tom Livingstone - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Alex Kopinski

quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/13

Bomber fist jams really help control the pump on the top section.
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 01/Oct/11

dannyboy83 - Solo RP - 29/Aug/11

Bargate_Champ - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/11

Got on it after 4 redpoints and 1 onsight. It'll go on a fresher attempt.
sarpedon - Solo dnf - 02/Jul/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 26/May/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 09/Apr/11

Got it clean first go today. Amazing. 30/Aug/10 - off at the bottom of the groove.
Ed Babs - Solo β - 01/Sep/10 with Nick Williams, Harry

morganator - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Tom Bridgeland, Blonde Tom, Andy Benson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10

absolutely horrendous, swam in to the ledge at the bottom and did the climb soaking wet. Felt like I was about to slide off every move.
jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10

JulesV - Solo - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - Solo - 06/Jul/10

squirming!
mgeek - Solo O/S - Jul/10 with ally swinton

quiffhanger - Solo O/S - Jul/10

feilx - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/10

DWS
colesy - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/10

Bern - Solo - 08/Aug/09

Amazing route. Finally suceeded aafter several attempts over several years of being pumped out and greased off. Traversed in from the corner. There aint no holds in the final groove!
Jus - Solo - 08/Aug/09

billb - Solo O/S - Jun/09 with Jus

La Mont - Solo - 2009

feilx - Solo dnf - 08/Jun/08

feilx - Solo - 02/Jun/07

bigie bob - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/06

feeko - 2006

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Solo β - 20/Aug/05

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/05

tuftynick - Solo O/S - Aug/03 with Aide Jebb

westaway - Solo O/S - 2001

Marti999 - Solo - 2000

Voting
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hard E50 of 5
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Style of ascent

Soloed41 of 42 (97.6%)
Unknown1 of 42 (2.4%)

'Climbed'8 of 42 (19.0%)
clean O/S16 of 42 (38.1%)
clean β2 of 42 (4.8%)
clean rpt8 of 42 (19.0%)
clean RP1 of 42 (2.4%)
dnf7 of 42 (16.7%)