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Date with a Frog* 6a

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[Emma climbing 'Date with a Frog' at Dancing Ledge, 2 kb]12m. The interesting groove just left of the high roof is a good benchmark 6a. © ROCKFAX
FA. Mike Robertson 13.4.91 13/Apr/1991

Ticklists: Dancing Ledge apprenticeship.

Photo: Emma climbing 'Date with a Frog' at Dancing Ledge © emmaharrington
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 295 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Nice line, crux near the top on some sharp crimps.
mishabruml - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/14

E30Adam - TR dog - 23/Mar/14 with Roberto Isasa, Miles Gillespie, Adam Cook

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14

Scuzlebut - TR O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Liam, Gregor

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jan/14

lday - Lead O/S - 2014

MontyH - Lead - 28/Dec/13 with Paul Milton

brian watson - Lead rpt - 07/Dec/13 with Pete Frost, Andy Hobbs

jtree03 - Lead - 22/Nov/13 with Paul C

Martin Bagshaw - 2nd - 23/Sep/13 with Ian Pegg

jcooper8 - Lead dog - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/13

Disappointingly took a rest at 2nd bolt.
Montecore - Lead dog - 03/Aug/13 with Mike McKenna

Hidden - TR β - 03/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13

chriswood - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13

tomB - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Juliette, Jody

Sophie Nunn - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/13 with Martin

Luxulyan - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/13 with Martin, Sophie

jrccrosby - Lead - 15/Jun/13 with Henry Crosby

Theeni - Lead - 15/Jun/13 with Joseph

tedburt - Lead dog - 28/Apr/13 with Aaron Burdett

Sophie Nunn - Lead rpt - 18/Apr/13 with Scott

brian watson - 2013

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Dec/12

Hidden - TR - 01/Dec/12

MontyH - Lead - 01/Dec/12 with Lee Lander

gibsond - Lead rpt - 11/Nov/12 with Vera Cady, Steve Newman

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Nov/12

Dizz - Lead - 11/Nov/12 with Ali

top easier angled section was too wet - it was raining!
mark schramm - Lead dnf - 28/Oct/12 with Jamie

BenL - TR - 14/Oct/12

x2
gibsond - Lead rpt - 16/Sep/12 with Drew Mulcahy

Hidden - TR RP - 16/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 11/Sep/12

Matt_Hardy - Lead - 22/Aug/12

afrosam - Lead - 19/Aug/12

Vince - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Mick Duffield

Did it twice to put the rope back up.
elliptic - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Stacy

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Clare

alek - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Laurence Everett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

Very 6a
wpgaudin - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12 with Dibben

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12 with Wayne Gaudin

Luxulyan - Lead O/S - Jul/12 with Kev Brown, Tom Murrell

Alex Norman - Lead β - 24/Jun/12

cooperman - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Greg Foster

gibsond - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/12 with Paul Jackson

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/12 with Paul

marcb - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Alice Hafer, Amy Nash

Edward Hastrop - Lead - 06/Jun/12 with Sam Lands

TiffTiff - Lead - 23/May/12 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12

Hidden - TR RP - 13/Apr/12

gibsond - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Paul Jackson, James Bisset

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/12

I may have climbed this about 20 years ago so it could be a repeat?
Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Marcus

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Drew

drewish - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 23/Feb/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 11/Feb/12

Busted after Rambling moses....
Gibbo - Lead dog - 28/Jan/12 with Tom Gibbison

IanMulvany - Lead rpt - 22/Jan/12 with Daniel Keller

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 2012

RadekNowak - Lead - 2012

KDhruev - Lead RP - 27/Dec/11 with Alex More

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/11 with Alex More

MontyH - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/11 with pete frost

trevor macalonan - TR RP - 24/Aug/11 with Phil Dawkins

Sophie Nunn - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/11 with Brian

brian watson - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/11 with Sophie Nunn

Julesthe1st - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Mike

MontyH - Lead - 13/Jul/11 with pete frost

Graham Westbrook - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/11

Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Paul

BicepAndrews - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Pete

The Ivanator - Lead - 26/Jun/11 with Sean

JamesBrowning - Lead dog - 26/Jun/11

lewiz - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Mishtu Tiwary, Vlad Vishnyakov

mishtu - 2nd - 25/Jun/11 with lewiz

davewing - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/11 with Andy H

Dissapointed to not see a foot hold which could have made this clean!
andyhurford - Lead dog - 11/Jun/11 with Dave Wing

lozowen - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11 with Justin Field

Linc - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/11

davewing - Lead - 29/May/11 with Andy H

andyhurford - Lead dog - 29/May/11 with Dave Wing

Worthy of a star - enjoyable
simonjkinsella - Lead O/S - 28/May/11

haydng - Lead rpt - 22/May/11 with RachelG

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/May/11

Very polished - felt harder than Ozark Mountain Daredevils.
Monkey_Alan - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Paul Jackson, Tom Thorne

leonjones - 2nd dog - 22/May/11 with Alan Blanchflower

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/11

RMG - 2nd - 22/May/11 with haydng

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/May/11

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with john kay, dave, Lyndsay

Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Kamikaze Hobbit, Jonathan, Claudio, J Kay

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

Bonkers Dog - Lead O/S - 15/May/11

Linc - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

will_benfold - Lead rpt - 08/May/11 with Jess

Quickly went up to clean the draws on the lower off. Nice route, though mainly big moves on big holds.
mes32 - TR - 08/May/11

Daniel - Lead O/S - May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

al99 - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Al Benson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with mikey

IanMulvany - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/11 with Daniel Keller

0.0.1
torsok - Lead dog - 13/Mar/11 with Gergana

tania - Lead dog - 13/Mar/11 with Eva

MontyH - Lead - 12/Mar/11 with pete frost

Hidden - TR - 12/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Mar/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 07/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Mar/11

Hidden - TR rpt - 05/Mar/11

riddle - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Phil Lilley

Hidden - Lead - 26/Feb/11

Nice climb, really not a route climber was tired reaching the second clip. First taste of outdoor routes and will head back soon with my endurance improved.
kieran_lowe - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/11 with Adam Lowe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Jan/11

ian d f - Lead dog - 15/Jan/11

Another painful dnf. Nice route though, got just over half way up.
Chris Perry - TR dnf - 08/Jan/11

Hidden - TR - 2011

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Dec/10

manwithacam - Lead - 23/Oct/10 with Joris

Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/10 with Dan Metcalfe

sammycolon - 27/Sep/10

Gambit - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with James

Kevster - Lead - 25/Sep/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Sep/10

Full value
Quiddity - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Curious Yellow

Found this a real tough climb, but after a few rests I made it to the top. Found the crux pretty tough.
Neon1024 - TR dog - 29/Aug/10 with Dan Eastley

Probably the best climb we did in the upper quarry
monsteratt - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Jess and Guy

nickwhimster - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Matt B

Manchi - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/10 with tim_mcd

Mattb1421 - TR O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Nick Whimster

tim_mcd - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with Manchi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/10

one rest.. before a ledge - gah!!
Alaina - Lead dog - 20/Jun/10 with Lawrence Bird

katiep - Lead dog - 19/Jun/10 with Ceri, Robin Head

1 fall, doh
Ceridwen - Lead dog - 19/Jun/10 with Robin Head, Katy Preston

Robin Head - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Katie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Jun/10

Fatclimber - TR - 06/Jun/10 with Jason Garnham

Manchi - Lead dnf - 24/Apr/10 with tim_mcd

tim_mcd - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Manchi

MontyH - Lead - 06/Feb/10 with brian and lee

brian watson - Lead rpt - 06/Feb/10 with Andy and Lee

jamespilgrim - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/10

Jane Weir - Lead - 2010

adamA - Lead dog - 2010

funsized - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09

MontyH - Lead - 31/Aug/09 with Pete Frost and Paul Milton

Hidden - Lead β - 30/Aug/09

The Ivanator - TR - 19/Aug/09 with Sean

enjoyable- a sharp left side pull at the crux that i continued to neglect, made it more strenuous. used a slightly higher more serrated left sideupll
Perryman - Lead rpt - 19/Aug/09 with Ivan Bicknell

eugeneth - Lead RP - 08/Aug/09 with Ian

Rollo - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Tom

SandyB - Lead O/S - Aug/09

langar27 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Tom Syrett

Ade7 - TR RP - 26/Jul/09 with Wolfram

garywong - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Patrick Goodwin

Many hard options makes for a tricky onsight
Warren Earle - Lead dog - 02/Jul/09 with Javi

briar4012 - TR O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Marti

mark89 - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/09

My favourite of the 6 routes I tried at dancing ledge. Only a bit polished compared with the well-worn fives nearby.
DeclanMurphy - Lead - 24/May/09 with Thomasina

SGD - Lead - 22/May/09 with Tom Relf

AlistairB - Lead O/S - 16/May/09 with Andy Parsons

bigbobbyking - Lead - 02/May/09

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Chris

jezb1 - 2nd dog - 07/Feb/09

jacobjlloyd - Lead O/S - Feb/09

breed - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/09 with Edward Waters

Clean next time!
tsyrett - TR dog - 2009

Alex More - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - 2009

steve taylor - Lead - 27/Dec/08 with marti hallett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Dec/08

Sparky!!!3 - Lead - 21/Dec/08

Scott McRae - TR dog - 27/Sep/08 with Tim Gledhill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/08

trev_f - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Martin

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/08 with Paul

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Jun/08

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead dog - 02/Jun/08 with Mark Welling

garburn - Lead RP - 10/May/08 with Neil Abraham

dan gibson - Lead rpt - 15/Feb/08 with simon chevis

Neil Adams - Lead dog - 27/Jan/08 with Andy N

dmoir - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/08 with Dan B and Ben H

vertigo - Lead RP - 26/Jan/08 with Cat Higgs

MontyH - Lead rpt - 19/Jan/08 with Lee Lander

Hidden - TR - 19/Jan/08

mark_wellin - Lead - 2008

Tom Last - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/07 with Denise

kevinknights - TR dog - 21/Oct/07 with Lee

MarkRyder - Lead RP - 18/Oct/07 with Lee

MontyH - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/07 with pete frost

interesting, was drizzling a bit when started the climb, so was getting wet..pretty solid 6a I reckon
timo.t - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/07 with Rob, Julius

Good moves
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/07 with Jonny

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Sep/07

chris sm - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07 with Pippa Froggatt

mikegilly - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/07 with Roberts

PhilR - 31/Aug/07

sgl0jd - Lead - Aug/07

patrickc - Lead rpt - Aug/07

the juicy dangler - Lead dog - 14/Jul/07 with chris lycett

JPGR - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Yvette

MontyH - Lead rpt - 02/Jul/07 with pete frost

sam_cox - Lead β - Apr/07

Hidden - TR - 25/Mar/07

MontyH - Lead dog - 24/Mar/07 with pete frost

freakeystyley34 - Lead - 10/Feb/07

fallingrocks - TR dog - 10/Feb/07

tobydunford - Lead rpt - 04/Feb/07 with Lisa Paling

lisapaling - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/07 with Toby Dunford

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jan/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/07

strange moves
hippo99 - Lead O/S - Jan/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Richard White - 2007

Rebecca Buckenham - TR dog - 29/Oct/06 with Andre

Siderunner - Lead dog - 24/Sep/06 with Jill

Hidden - Lead dnf - 10/Sep/06

JonBray - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/06

MontyH - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/06 with pete frost

Hidden - TR - 19/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Jun/06

Dogged the first attempt as i was tired. took my first lead-fall on the second. nailed it on the third!
jimjimmyjimjim - Lead RP - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/06

Rokmunky - Lead O/S - Jun/06

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 27/May/06 with eddie church

tobydunford - Lead dog - 18/Apr/06 with Lisa Paling

maybe_si - 2nd - 09/Apr/06 with Alex

Oddjob - Lead dog - 09/Apr/06 with Simon

clipskipper - Lead rpt - 07/Apr/06 with armchair climbing

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - Apr/06 with Paul Watkinson

aged_ape - Lead β - Apr/06 with Nige T

Monk - Lead O/S - Mar/06

feeko - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Scott N - Lead RP - 2006

AlexD - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/05

Paul-Michael - TR O/S - 16/Oct/05

timharrison - Lead rpt - Sep/05 with Abi Marchent

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - Jun/05

Took three efforts over three years to finally nail this one clean! Good excuse never to return to dancing ledge.
Owen W-G - Lead RP - 30/Apr/05 with Andrew

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2005

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 2005

chrisbevins - Lead O/S - 2005

KRB - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/04 with Martin Bridges

Haglington - Lead O/S - Jul/04

jl - Lead - 06/Apr/04 with Rachel

djking1983 - 2nd - 27/Mar/04 with Rich Brimelow

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/03 with CMC

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Jun/03 with Chris Havill

cem - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/02

Adrian Daniels - Lead - 07/Apr/02 with Steve Webster

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

MontyH - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/01

andybenham - 2001

Lepista - 13/Sep/00

NickP - 2000

cem - TR O/S - 23/Oct/99

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Mar/99

Hidden - Lead - 1999

Roget - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/98 with jon

A friend sandbagged me onto this my saying she'd climbed it and it was 'fine'. Turned out she'd only top-roped it...
Nick Smith - UKC - Lead O/S - Jun/98 with CUMC

tomkhoward - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/97 with SICMC

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 1997

Mark Kemball - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/96 with Lee Bartrop

Scott McRae - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/96 with Steve Lucas

Hidden - Lead - 1996

Scott McRae - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/95 with Steve Lucas

rob.grafton - Lead - 04/Mar/95 with Bruce

r0b - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/95 with Andy Jefferies

steve taylor - Lead - 1995

Dringo - 1995

jonberry791 - Lead β - 1995

Hidden - Lead - 1993

Approx date
Nigel Coe - 1993

cayteye - Lead O/S - 0000

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Style of ascent

Lead237 of 295 (80.3%)
Followed13 of 295 (4.4%)
Toproped32 of 295 (10.8%)
Unknown13 of 295 (4.4%)

'Climbed'73 of 295 (24.7%)
clean O/S117 of 295 (39.7%)
clean β6 of 295 (2.0%)
clean rpt40 of 295 (13.6%)
clean RP17 of 295 (5.8%)
dogged37 of 295 (12.5%)
dnf5 of 295 (1.7%)