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Egg Arete* f6A+ / V3

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[Late evening sun on The Egg, 2 kb]The blunt arete is a classic grit thing. Pull on the slopes? Press off your palms?

Ticklists: Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s.

Photo: Late evening sun on The Egg © andybirtwistle
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 202 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Seems nails, maybe easier with more grit experience and cooler conditions...one to come back to
Nick Sherring - Sent dnf - 26/Jun/14

AlexRenshaw - 05/May/14 with Aaron, Shaun, Sara, Becky

Gritstone magic!
RFWilkie - Sent x - 05/May/14

paddyisidle - Sent rpt - 16/Mar/14

elliepygall - Sent - 15/Mar/14

MarkRoe - Sent x - 11/Mar/14 with Hugh Wood

woody99i - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - 08/Mar/14

TimG - Sent x - 28/Feb/14 with Jack

Robin Nichols - Sent O/S - 04/Feb/14

Chris_barr - Sent - 03/Feb/14 with Laura

drewish - Sent - 11/Jan/14

JamieSparkes - Sent rpt - 11/Jan/14 with Suzy Howat, Anne Peale, Nick, Claire

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Dec/13

Eddie Shelbourne - Sent - 24/Dec/13

Hidden - Sent rpt - 21/Dec/13

embob - Sent dnf - 11/Dec/13 with Alex

Hidden - Sent - 11/Dec/13

Jonathan Hall - Sent - 07/Dec/13

Hidden - Sent β - 07/Dec/13

Hidden - Sent x - 01/Dec/13

Managed to make a bit of upward progress for a change, then got rained off...I'll be back.
Blueso - Sent dnf - 29/Nov/13 with Anna

joshcullen95 - Sent - 03/Nov/13 with David cale

Pathological_Climber - Sent x - 27/Oct/13

I always try to get this first go off the day. Never happens.
quiffhanger - Sent x - 27/Oct/13

joese7en - Sent - 06/Oct/13 with James M, G man

gordy767 - Sent β - 06/Oct/13 with Joe Gomery

TGreen - Sent rpt - 28/Sep/13

Gareth Bowen - Sent x - 23/Aug/13 with Katie

Andy Fielding - Sent - 11/Aug/13

Hidden - Sent dnf - 01/Jun/13

Jake Young - Sent - 01/Jun/13 with India, Callum, Laura, Nick

God knows how many attempts, yet again. One day I'm going to get this first attempt of the day.
quiffhanger - Sent rpt - 18/May/13 with Kate

Hidden - Sent - 05/Apr/13

3rd session working this, such a piss take 6a+.
Haydn Jones - Sent x - 17/Feb/13 with tom

Hidden - Sent rpt - 08/Feb/13

Anhibian - Sent β - 02/Feb/13

tompilgrem - Sent - 13/Jan/13

Rockwarrior - Sent O/S - Jan/13

Rockwarrior - Sent O/S - Jan/13

coster - Sent - 2013

dyno_king - 2013

adie84 - 2013

p_won - Sent - 30/Dec/12 with Rob Ceasar

Hidden - Sent - 08/Dec/12

cliffrad - Sent - 02/Dec/12

Hidden - Sent - 02/Dec/12

rich_hw - Sent x - 03/Nov/12 with Graeme Hammond, MartinWilliams87

Retro session - still as tricky until knack is learnt!
+4apeindex - 03/Nov/12

After around a million attempts. Classic gritstone weirdness.
victim of mathematics - Sent x - 02/Nov/12

Having done it before but forgetting to record it. I offered Colin £5 if he did it first go. Luckily he didn't :)
James Oswald - Sent rpt - 02/Nov/12 with Colin Angus

leon - Sent rpt - 06/Oct/12

Dan 85 - Sent rpt - 23/Sep/12 with Lewi & Rich

efrance24234 - Sent O/S - 17/Sep/12

Hidden - Sent x - 15/Sep/12

saalty - Sent rpt - 30/Aug/12 with Jim

karol dubas - 07/Aug/12

james.f.williamson - Sent - 05/Aug/12 with Alex, Nathan Sharp

belay bunny turned bad - Sent - 08/Jul/12 with loundsy

Hidden - Sent x - 07/Jul/12

blaming the humidity, not the best conditions. Got soo close by the end though, very frustrating.
charley - Sent dnf - 10/Jun/12 with JackD, Jay

Too sweaty, need some cold weather for this.
Jackwd - Sent dnf - 10/Jun/12

eazyclimbing - Sent - 02/May/12 with hoppo

The margin between sticking that smear and not is so small, took about 5 goes to stick it.
Bloke on a Rope - Sent x - 28/Apr/12 with Matt

Hidden - Sent - 16/Apr/12

Hidden - Sent - 15/Apr/12

james Campbell - Sent x - 14/Mar/12

Gaz McShee - Sent - 11/Mar/12

Gaz McShee - Sent - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - Sent - 11/Mar/12

tradguy - Sent x - 10/Mar/12 with John Mitchener

MartinWilliams87 - Sent O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Richard Williams

Simon_Letman - Sent - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Sent rpt - 18/Feb/12

DaveMo - Sent x - 18/Feb/12 with Will Tarran

Infuriatingly baffling. Had many attempts, but couldn't get close.
victim of mathematics - Sent dnf - 16/Feb/12

Sam Simpson - Sent x - 12/Feb/12

timmyhobby - Sent - 30/Jan/12

philipjames - Sent - 10/Jan/12

Hidden - Sent - 08/Jan/12

belay bunny turned bad - Sent - 08/Jan/12 with loundsy

dan stead - Sent x - Jan/12 with Chris, Matt

thrutch - Jan/12

kermit_uk - Sent x - 14/Dec/11 with James Blake

jonnybull - Sent x - 27/Nov/11 with Mags, Kate B, Russ

J.Wells - Sent x - 26/Nov/11 with Mark Rankine

Took a while! fell off top out twice which was painful!
Dan Geh - Sent x - 26/Nov/11

Awesome, if immensely frustrating. Felt more like 6b
paddyisidle - Sent - 26/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent - 26/Nov/11

Very good, easy when you know how!
Harry Thorpe - Sent x - 26/Nov/11

Nick1812P - Sent rpt - 21/Nov/11

TGreen - Sent rpt - 20/Nov/11

Mark D - Sent x - 20/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent rpt - 16/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Oct/11

Dan Lane - Sent - 26/Oct/11 with Lukasz Warzecha, Ruth Taylor, Andy Turner

Hidden - Sent - 23/Oct/11

adam 24 - Sent x - 22/Oct/11

Hidden - Sent x - 21/Oct/11

mrginna - Sent x - 19/Oct/11 with Bernie

Müllered - Sent dnf - 18/Oct/11 with Ian Hawley

Font-esque. special.
Ian Broome - Sent rpt - 16/Oct/11 with Pete Ellis, Pete

petellis - Sent x - 16/Oct/11 with Sideshow Bob, Broomy, Bex

Hidden - Sent rpt - 15/Oct/11

Amazing... Font style climbing
Souljah - Sent - 15/Oct/11 with Alister

chiverstom - Sent O/S - 04/Oct/11 with Adam Butterworth, Jon leighton

Hidden - Sent - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - Sent x - Oct/11

Complete bugger. Must have had 20 goes before I got it!
Stuart Johnston - Sent x - Oct/11

Hardest 6a+ in the peak?
saalty - Sent x - 29/Sep/11 with eddy, colin

TGreen - Sent rpt - 20/Aug/11

Hidden - Sent x - 07/Aug/11

finally!!! Still tink this is worth English 6b, Font 6b+
pebblespanker - Sent x - 07/Aug/11 with Rich Williams

Hidden - Sent - 05/Aug/11

leon - Sent - 03/Jul/11

Laurence Everitt - Sent x - 21/May/11 with neil mackie, Rosie Henstock

Hidden - Sent - 06/May/11

bigphil - Sent - 06/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent x - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent - 01/Apr/11

Finally :D
DaveFidler - Sent x - 20/Mar/11

Hidden - Sent rpt - 03/Feb/11

Chris Straw - Sent - Feb/11

Hidden - Sent rpt - 22/Jan/11

Hidden - Sent - 21/Jan/11

RossG - 2011

Hidden - Sent - Dec/10

both sides, definately an education for me, this boulder. do these problems before you go to rowtor!!! The right side of the arete is definately one of my top five problems in the peak.
tallsop - 28/Nov/10 with Dave Saxby

benchwarmer - Sent - 24/Nov/10 with nick

wolverine - 31/Oct/10 with Jim Brownlowe

Hidden - Sent dnf - 30/Oct/10

JamieSparkes - Sent x - 24/Oct/10 with Nick

Nick1812P - Sent O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Jamie

Hidden - Sent - 21/Oct/10

petegunn - Sent - 20/Oct/10 with Davina

Hidden - Sent x - 12/Oct/10

Major nemesis beaten!
nathanlee - Sent x - 09/Oct/10 with Dom Lee

Gazleah - Sent O/S - 09/Oct/10 with paul jones, tom ireson

Gazleah - Sent O/S - 09/Oct/10 with paul jones, tom ireson

alexrankine30 - Sent x - 28/Aug/10 with Dad

belay bunny turned bad - Sent O/S - 16/Aug/10 with simon, loundsy

belay bunny turned bad - Sent O/S - 16/Aug/10 with simon, loundsy

Hidden - Sent O/S - 16/Aug/10

Hidden - Sent x - 16/Aug/10

Hidden - Sent - 15/Aug/10

about 15th go.
Milne - Sent x - 05/Aug/10 with mark evans

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Sent x - 16/May/10

Finally learnt the secret of slab climbing!
geddicakes - Sent x - 16/May/10 with Paul Phillips, Alex Dalton

Hidden - Sent x - 13/May/10

Failed - again!! Its never 6a+, should be english 6b i.e. Font 6b - its harder than other 6a+ all od which I have done inc. Sweet Arete.
pebblespanker - Sent dnf - 24/Apr/10 with Rich Williams

catblack - Sent - 12/Apr/10 with Andy Barker

Hidden - Sent - 04/Apr/10

jonathan watt - Sent x - 02/Apr/10

Ross Barnes - Sent - Apr/10

Hardest 6a+ in the world!
AndyJBooth - Sent x - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Feb/10

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Feb/10

Came soooooo close lol :) Now gor thr start wired and its just the mantle/step up to do - NEXT TIME!!! Agree 100% with the grade V3/4 (6b) Font 6b
pebblespanker - Sent dnf - 20/Feb/10 with Rich Williams

Hidden - Sent x - Feb/10

stephenhartley - Sent - 2010

highrepute - Sent - 2010

Alex Winter - Sent - 27/Aug/09

sgl0jd - 26/Jul/09

Hidden - Sent - 14/Jun/09

Jethro - Sent - Jun/09 with Adam Lindley

Hidden - Sent O/S - 24/May/09

wingalina - Sent - 23/May/09 with Robert Turnbull

Paulos - Sent - May/09

Hidden - Sent - May/09

JonBray - Sent x - 13/Apr/09

Tim W - Sent rpt - 05/Apr/09

Don Jebus - Sent x - 31/Mar/09

Quality slopery nothingness grit climbing.
catt - Sent x - 22/Mar/09 with Blane

pebblespanker - Sent dnf - 15/Mar/09 with Rich Williams

Hidden - Sent - 28/Feb/09

galpinos - Sent x - 14/Feb/09

Matt Fry - Sent O/S - 17/Jan/09 with Dafydd Roberts

Hidden - Sent O/S - 17/Jan/09

philipjames - Sent - 12/Jan/09

sparkass - Sent x - 02/Jan/09

mshorter - 02/Jan/09

TGreen - Sent x - 01/Jan/09

tomthecoolperson - Sent x - 16/Nov/08 with Louise

kevp - Nov/08 with Atilla

dannyboy83 - Sent O/S - Oct/08

dannyboy83 - Sent O/S - Oct/08

nai - Sent x - 12/Sep/08

maybe_si - Sent x - 30/Aug/08

boulderholder - Sent x - Mar/08

Hidden - Sent x - 27/Jan/08

kingholmesy - Sent x - 2008

alaan - Sent O/S - 16/Dec/07

Hidden - Sent - 01/Nov/07

jimjimmyjimjim - Sent x - 03/Feb/07

pure puzzle climbing. easy when you get it.
Duck Egg - Sent x - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

tombeasley - Sent - 2007

Tim W - Sent x - 05/Jun/05 with Darren Miller, Janna Trevorrow

Roget - Sent - 2000

Hidden - 1997

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Jack Whiteley, Hidden, phja

Voting
Total votes cast 45
hard f6B1 of 21
f6B0 of 21
easy f6B13 of 21
hard f6A+4 of 21
f6A+3 of 21
easy f6A+0 of 21
hard f6A0 of 21
f6A0 of 21
easy f6A0 of 21
3 Stars20 of 24
2 Stars4 of 24
1 Star0 of 24
0 Stars0 of 24
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 202 (0.5%)
Bouldered185 of 202 (91.6%)
Unknown16 of 202 (7.9%)

'Climbed'80 of 202 (39.6%)
clean O/S19 of 202 (9.4%)
clean β3 of 202 (1.5%)
clean rpt21 of 202 (10.4%)
clean RP66 of 202 (32.7%)
dnf13 of 202 (6.4%)