Socket Wall* S 4a
A fine little climb that packs a mean punch low down. Start at the right end of the overhangs at the base of the pock-marked wall. 14m. Make a steep pull up and left to good holds above the overhang and then make another hard move to enter the base of a small corner. Follow this more easily to the top. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

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This climb is in 162 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

LauraH - 2nd - 10/Sep/14

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

Steep! S 4b as per guide is about right.
Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/14 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14

cem - 2nd rpt - 01/Sep/14 with Peter Murphy

petegruf - Lead - 01/Sep/14 with charles m

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 05/Aug/14

RFWilkie - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/14

mdjb - 23/Jul/14

Tough for the grade, almost fell off on the first few moves!
Hamish777 - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Andrea

andrea83 - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Hamish

beakerburgess - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/14 with Jess, Joe Mccarty

THUG
partz - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/14 with Adam Walker, Leah Hewitt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/14

hotfeet - 2nd - 10/Jun/14 with Jason Smeeth

I blame exams for unfitness, and got pretty pumped after the first few moves, but a great position and route for Severe.
JoeCoxson - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with George King

Skullfire - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Jun Minohara

clams - Lead - May/14 with Catherine

gingerking - Solo - May/14 with Joe Coxson

CatMc - 2nd dog - May/14 with clams

jhb0510 - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/14 with Paul Hooper

Jamiet297 - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Stuart Fox

neiloutdoors - 2nd - 08/Mar/14 with SDMC

Easy. Spot on at the grade.
Tom Last - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/13 with Andy March

SteveM - Lead - 24/Aug/13 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/13 with SteveM

MinHazeldine - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/13

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/13 with Beth Frampton

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/13

HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 10/Aug/13 with Arran Glencross

coulnd't figure out the moves to get past the overhanging start. tried and escaped twice.
Zerocks - Lead dnf - 01/Jun/13 with Anne

Zerocks - 2nd RP - 01/Jun/13 with Anne

perranman - 21/May/13 with James berwick

Had to have a rest after putting the pro in before the crux. Strenuous!
jhb0510 - Lead dog - 21/May/13 with Dave Webster

drysori - 2nd - 18/May/13

rockpool - Lead - 01/Apr/13 with wendy mathews

Wendy Watthews - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/13 with rockpool

First moves heavy on the arms but quickly gets easier
A Walker - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Skip

4a? Reeeally?
Dave192939 - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Rebecca Parfrey

Skip - 2nd dog - 18/Nov/12 with A Walker

manbat - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Matthew Box

Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Matt george

Blue68 - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/12

hotfeet - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with Mark MacDonald

timreynolds - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Matt Reynolds

mad matt - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Tim Reynolds

Pumpy start.
Dilwat - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12 with Dave P

cornishmackem - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12

Tough start!
neilstubbs - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Stefan Parkin

Ok climb hardest moves at the bottom.
Felix Ottey - Lead - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Arul Umapathy

Theantoff - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Steve Hull

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with pierce ferris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/12

Hidden - Solo - 12/Apr/12

cem - 2nd - 08/Apr/12 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/12

Slick - 2nd - 07/Apr/12 with Isabel Evans

tompilgrem - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Dad

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Tom

tobydunford - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/12 with Harry Martin

JenDurden - 2nd - 03/Mar/12 with Tom Downes

popov86 - Lead - 16/Feb/12

arandall - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Rebecca Palfrey

gingerking - Lead - Jan/12 with Emma Wilson

Placing opposing nuts on overhanging terrain is unusual at the grade...
Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/11 with ah

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/11

Jenny Seaborne - TR O/S - 24/Jul/11

thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Katherine Torr

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/11

Ieuan - 2nd - 08/Jun/11 with Sam Marland

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/11

pudding - Solo rpt - 08/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/11

alex thackway - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/11 with Dave m

francois - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Adam, Doug

Skullfire - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Veronika Slabjarova

Definite HS 4b, although at least the hard moves are reasonably well protected. Had to rest on the rope a couple of times while I worked out the pull up from the flake.
Blisco - Lead dog - 29/May/11 with Mat Mitchell

DanLear - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Andy Pemberton

andy_pemberton - 2nd - May/11 with Dan Lear

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Chris Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

Sandbag start.
Ann S - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Andy Bond

Harri777 - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Stephen

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Mike Chalis

Martin Stevens - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Mervyn L.

DaNo123 - Lead - 24/Apr/11 with Hannah

Barry D - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Trish

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/11

pudding - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/11 with mike mason, john phethean

rockmaverick - 2nd O/S - Apr/11 with Ian Ackerley

mark schramm - 2nd - 05/Mar/11 with Chaman, Chris E

Chaman - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Chris Ebbutt, Mark Schramm

chris ebbutt - 2nd - 05/Mar/11 with Mark, chaman

mbradberry2008 - Solo O/S - 23/Jan/11

flyinfrenchy - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11

SamChessell - 2nd O/S - 23/Jan/11 with George King

gingerking - Lead O/S - Jan/11 with Sam Chessell

Meaty
Mayo - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/10 with Erin Bastian

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/10

Thought it was tough for the grade. Really good though.
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/10 with Pete

riddle - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Yasmina

Hidden - Lead - 19/Sep/10

petellis - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/10 with mattyork2

alaan - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/10

mattyork2 - 2nd - 29/Aug/10 with Pete Ellis

tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10 with ollie b

3 Names - 2nd - 05/Aug/10 with Sumee Holloway

Phil PBC - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/10

Eike - Lead β - 03/May/10 with Chawn Harlow

five - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/10 with AV

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10

3kidsandanorton - Lead - 11/Apr/10 with Kay

sparbus - AltLd - 22/Oct/09 with mike b

nickdonohue - Lead - Sep/09 with Jim Barritt

Greasey (it had rained the day before)
ASchwirtz - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Ian

Master Chief - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/08 with Nick

Rusty2406 - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/08 with Master Chief

Pete Horn - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/07 with Brother Rich

Richard Horn - 2nd - 23/Dec/07

Hidden - 07/Oct/07

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/07 with John Inkpen

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07

Subwaycups - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/06 with crossdressingrodney

Couldn't get off the floor at first then couldn't get over the bulge. Lowered off, left a load of gear at the bottom and went for it again, this time finding a good high hold. Sandbag?
crossdressingrodney - Lead dog - 03/Aug/06 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/05

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/04 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/03

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/03

dicky79 - Lead O/S - Jun/03 with Mike Bottomley

The Pylon King - Solo O/S - Jun/03 with Laura

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/02

stuart100 - Lead O/S - 18/May/00 with Claire Graham

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 1999

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/98

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/98

John Southworth - Apr/98 with Andy MacNae

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/97

iskra2000 - Lead - 02/Jun/96 with John Dale

colin milton - Lead - 01/Jul/95 with eric milton

Ashley Hold - Solo - 21/Jun/92

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/90

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/85

keefe - 1985

Paul Clarke - 1977 with FMC

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
David Wynne, benlawlor85, Alan100

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