Thumbsucker*** E5 6a
[Thumbsucker E5 6a solo ascent., 2 kb]18m. The classic finger jamming crack has a difficult start. The Mau Mau and the Heaven Crack of sandstone!
Now with a bolted lower off shared with previous route.
M.Crocker & M.Ward 31.12.1988 31/Dec/1988

Photo: Thumbsucker E5 6a solo ascent. © dmacmorris
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This climb is in 5 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

One of the best E5's on SW Sandstone. The second half is a lot easier than the first. Had a look at the gear on the way down from nose picker
guy xavier percival - Lead β - 12/Aug/15 with paul

First ever (and probably only) solo ascent of Thumbsucker at Treherbert Quarrry. After a full day of TR I went back to look at bottom gear and decided to go for the solo, only took me like 3 to 4 hours to psych for it. Without a doubt the hardest mental challenge I have ever faced. If you wondering "What made you go for it" listen to Defying Gravity from Wicked the musical. I would say this is defiantly a 6b tech rather than 6a.
dmacmorris - Solo RP - 12/Feb/15

shoulders - TR - 16/Aug/14

Solid E5,6a. Pretty technical at the start too. Much harder than Nosepicker.
goi.ashmore - Lead β - 22/Jun/14 with Roy Thomas

felt nails.4 star route
dickypips - TR β - 13/Jun/14 with richie

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