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Arch Rival* 7a

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[Lovely morning in Dovedale, 3 kb]14m. An easier lower wall leads to a good jug at halfway. Then make hard moves through the bulge above using pockets and layaways, finishing with a long move to gain the jug on Arch Enemies.
Jon Clark Jun/2010

Photo: Lovely morning in Dovedale © R2B
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 34 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

TRFrost - Lead RP - 21/Sep/14 with R. Richmond

Went for the onsight/flash but was given bad beta by Guy who said I needed to jump right for the jugs at the chains instead of climbing up the crack then reaching right. got it 2nd RP as guy took top draw out and I hadnt refined my beta enough. Pretty poor bouldery route.
Duncan Campbell - UKC - Lead RP - 21/Sep/14 with GuyVG, Steve

kristian - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/14

Stoney Boy - Lead RP - 27/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/14

Dan Hostford - Lead dnf - 13/Jul/14 with Remus Knowles, Alun Freem

skygodley - Lead RP - 18/May/14 with SarahM

Dale Comley - 2014

Path. Really surprised how easy it was as my mate (Mark Richardson) made it look desperate! Good route.
ejected - Lead O/S - 2014

belay bunny turned bad - Lead dog - 28/Sep/13 with Jenny, al, nicky, james

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/13

A route for boulderers. Easy lower wall and short crux section at the top. Had a small amount of beta, some of which didn't help! No need to throw for the last hold. Felt steady for 7a.
Andrew Barker - Lead β - 26/Aug/13 with Chris Taylor

Nice to get a clean on-sight on this, the final dyno/throw for the final hold is amazing, didn't even read the guide book description so it was a bit of a surprise when holds ran out at the top and ended up faffing and getting pumped before finally just jumping for it!
Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with pep

Jake Young - Lead RP - 17/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Jul/13

olly12344 - 16/Jun/13

Really enjoyed this. Big move at the top
chiverstom - Lead RP - 02/Jun/13 with Alice, Sam Keyne

drysori - Lead dog - 24/Apr/13 with Dunc

RP1. Wet pockets.
alek - Lead RP - 03/Sep/12 with Martin Cleaver

Hidden - Lead β - 02/Sep/12

3 attempts but was just too pumped by the end to get the redpoint. Really nice route though, would like to return to it.
jonleighton - Lead dog - 22/Jul/12

learnt a new skill on this climb: recovering on a jug! Lovely climb.
DaveFidler - Lead RP - 27/May/12

dominic lee - Lead - 20/May/12 with nathan lee

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

Jordan - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/11 with Andi "scree runner" Turner

andi turner - Lead - 01/Aug/11 with Jordan 'skin's good' Buys

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/11

highrepute - Lead RP - 21/Jun/11

Boy - Lead - 02/Jun/11 with Rob Smith

Ethan - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Cassie

shark - Lead RP - 27/Aug/10 with Rob Barker

SiW - Lead RP - 15/Jun/10 with dpb

Hidden - 10/Jun/10

Dave Bond - Lead - 10/Jun/10 with Jon Clark

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Lachim123, Hidden, Jordanh031, mapperley samurai, Hidden, Hidden

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Style of ascent

Lead31 of 34 (91.2%)
Unknown3 of 34 (8.8%)

'Climbed'9 of 34 (26.5%)
clean O/S6 of 34 (17.6%)
clean β2 of 34 (5.9%)
clean rpt1 of 34 (2.9%)
clean RP12 of 34 (35.3%)
dogged3 of 34 (8.8%)
dnf1 of 34 (2.9%)