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14m. Climb the blocky groove to a ledge then select a finish. The main angle is the easiest and there are trickier options to either side though trying to stay independent spoils the route. © ROCKFAX

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J Walker - Lead - 14/Apr/14 with Danny Bottomley, Mark Collinson

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Nina, Scott W

matt.stevenson - 2nd - 29/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/Mar/14

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Chris Murray

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 09/Mar/14 with Dan Chadfield

Benraus - TR RP - 19/Oct/13 with Matthew Dunkley

Underwhelming and a bit grassy
Otis - Lead - 14/Sep/13

BTphonehome - Solo rpt - 18/Jun/13

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

jules699 - Solo O/S - 05/May/13

nice route
ragabond007 - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13

Muel - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Ashley Richardson

Trina B - Lead - 03/Mar/13 with Martin Lenord

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/13

Hidden - Solo - 2013

Partner: Sam.c VDiff
Connolly8684 - 2nd O/S - 05/Nov/12

jonny357 - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/12 with Kim Davies

chrissy - Lead - 21/Oct/12 with Dave Wearing

Dave Wearing - AltLd - 21/Oct/12 with Chrissy.

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - 04/Oct/12

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12 with Kasha

kasha_gregson - 2nd - 23/Sep/12

matthomas79 - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12

Dan_S - Lead - 30/Jul/12

Broken toe.
'The Potts' - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with terri mc

Sun burnt to f**k
terri mc - Lead β - 26/May/12 with John, Andy Shardlow

Raggar - 26/May/12

howsthebeef - 2nd β - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/12

neillkelly - AltLd - 28/Nov/11

timmyhobby - Solo - 15/Nov/11

p_won - Lead - Sep/11 with Rob Ceasar, ric eliot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11

saraw - Solo O/S - Aug/11 with rikbattye

-Deej-1 - 2nd - 31/Jul/11 with Mal Cochrane

Steve Swanborough - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Rick Clapham

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

fatbuoybazza - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/11 with liv_the_div

mary - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Chrissy, Dale Gautrey

chrissy - Lead - 03/Jul/11 with dale, mary

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/11

John Newbiggin - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Gemma Yemm

yemm - 2nd - 27/Apr/11 with John Newbiggin

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/11

Soloed this to help someone with one of their first leads on Central Tower.
ElBarto - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/11

martin one - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with big tony

Tom Harper - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Louise Newton

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/11

Goose4 - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

iskra2000 - Lead - 25/Sep/10 with Clare Downie

electriclinz - AltLd - 21/Sep/10 with Robert

Fiskavaig - Lead - 22/Aug/10 with Paul R

adamho - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Chris Morrow

cassandra - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Chris Morrow

Dave Mason - Solo O/S - 19/Jul/10

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10

The Pix - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Craig Perkins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/10

PondLife - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Geoff

andy_e - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/10

Horribly loose at the top, not nice to warm up on. Wont be rushing back in a hurry!
tompilgrem - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Dad

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - May/10

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/10

Pilch - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/10

SimonHolloway1 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10

quarryman - 2nd - 10/Apr/10 with Steve Tomkinson, Norman Reece

Nigel Bond - Lead - 08/Apr/10 with Stuart Bond

simonscubadiver - 2nd - 01/Mar/10 with Dave Kendrick

Kendrick - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/10 with Si

Ken Taylor - 2010

Emily wanted to climb this. I don't think I'll ever forgive her.
Will Hunt - 2nd O/S - 08/Nov/09 with Emily Cropton

Emily Cropton - Lead - 08/Nov/09 with Will Hunt

staceyjg - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with mark H

JWB - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Sally

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Sianny - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/09

robin heath - Solo - 03/Aug/09 with Tom Wild

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/09

melonmike - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/09

RCrockford - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/09

Jon Dittman - Solo - 19/Apr/09

summo - 2009

A Mountain Journey - Lead - 2009 with Colin

Benrj - Solo - 19/Jun/08 with john kearns

mintcake - Lead - 10/Jun/08 with John Kelly

aldred - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with peter boniface

pboniface - 2nd - 08/Jun/08 with Aldred Durham

Hidden - 07/Jun/08

Hidden - 07/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/May/08

jockdave - Lead - May/08 with dave

Hidden - Solo - Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08

Gibson27 - Lead O/S - 2008

Wet rock, big boots :)
JdotP - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/07 with Stuart Bury

dpmUK - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/07

adam carless - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/07

SecretSquirrel - Solo - 08/Sep/07

Howard J - 2nd - 08/Jul/07 with Mark Hammonds

gibbo38 - Lead - 08/Apr/07 with Robert

gibbo21 - 2nd - 08/Apr/07 with paul

Mike W - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/07 with Ben

TRNovice - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/06 with Jenn

Jenn - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/06 with TRNovice

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06

Cameron13 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/06 with Mark, Kate, Rach

jockdave - Lead O/S - Aug/06 with dave

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/06

d80f0u - Lead - 02/Jun/06 with Alex

Andy's 1st lead for 2 yrs!
KeithW - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/06 with Andy Pentith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/05

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/05

Matthallinan - Solo - Jul/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/05

Gman - Solo O/S - May/05

erica - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/04 with John

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/04 with Erica

Hidden - 2003

Howard J - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/02 with Pat Hannay

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 12/Mar/02

Goody - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/01 with Chris Earlam

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/00

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/99 with Laura

Howard J - 2nd - 08/Sep/98 with Ann Wilson

Rampikino - Solo - 18/Mar/98

MontyH - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/96 with Andy Lawrance

Howard J - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/95

Iain Thow - Solo - 02/Apr/95

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/91

Steve Lenartowicz - 1985

Hammy - Solo - 11/Jul/79 with Jonathon Stacey

babymoac - Solo - 1979

Nigel Bond - Solo - 28/Apr/77

Hidden - Lead - 29/Nov/75

mikej - Solo - 12/Oct/74

Voting
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HVD0 of 21
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VD11 of 21
easy VD5 of 21
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Style of ascent

Soloed36 of 148 (24.3%)
Lead66 of 148 (44.6%)
Followed32 of 148 (21.6%)
Toproped1 of 148 (0.7%)
Alt Leads4 of 148 (2.7%)
Unknown9 of 148 (6.1%)

'Climbed'67 of 148 (45.3%)
clean O/S74 of 148 (50.0%)
clean β3 of 148 (2.0%)
clean rpt3 of 148 (2.0%)
clean RP1 of 148 (0.7%)