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Dragonflight** E3 5c

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16m. A super little route which is quite tricky for the short. The climbing is delicate and exposed but never quite as serious as it feels. Climb to the flake and lace it, and the break, with wires. Make a tricky step up to stand on the holds on the flake, commit to some slopers and reach the upper groove. Finish more easily to a single-bolt lower-off. © ROCKFAX
FA. Chris Jackson, Dave Sant, Rod Haslam 1976. Given HVS originally because Chris didn't think he was good enough to lead extreme. The grade stuck for 13 years!

Ticklists: Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 57 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/14

Hidden - 2014

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Phil

Apharri - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Steve Franklin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

kristian - TR O/S - 08/Feb/12

Stoney Boy - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/11 with Nick Conway

Hidden - TR dnf - 30/Jul/11

Great route despite the cobwebs from lack of traffic!
PeteH - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/11 with John Cooper

John Cooper - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/11

Underestimated this at the end of a day's climbing and made a poor effort on the first attempt. Pulled the ropes and went OK 2nd go.
kingholmesy - Lead RP - 2011 with Steve Mount

sparkass - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Gary Wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/10

dominic lee - Lead rpt - 08/Jul/10 with nathan lee

nathanlee - Lead RP - 08/Jul/10 with Dom Lee

Seymore Butt - 2010

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Alex Hughes

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/09

Matt Fry - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Sam Dixon

good e3 it gets your heart pumping nice climbing.
andy gravestock - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/08 with alex mason

Quite thin and scary for bottom end E3, but very satisfying.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/08 with Alex Barrows and Ed Booth

Had Cragdog Al's gear already in but moved some around to make it feel like i was putting it in ha! NIce route.
Ed Booth - Lead β - 05/Mar/08 with Alex Mason

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Had a go after Mark fell off but with cold fingers and no enthusiasm. Reversed the crux and stripped the gear
shark - Lead dnf - 15/Dec/05 with Thurg

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Dec/05

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/05 with Andy Price

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jul/96

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 19/Sep/92 with Brian Wilderspin

Backinthegame - 2nd - Jul/92 with Bryn

Roget - Lead O/S - 24/May/92 with jon

Hidden - Lead - 20/Oct/91

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/91 with Bruce woodley

Billg - Lead O/S - 1990 with Keith Sharples

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/89

shark - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/89

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jul/89

Hidden - 1989

phardman - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/88 with John Lloyd

keefe - 11/Sep/88

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/88

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Oct/87

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/87

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/87

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - Mar/87

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 27/Jul/86 with Andy Barker

sadams - Lead - 31/Aug/85 with Kevin Edwards

shark - 11/Jun/85 with Seb Grieve

andy gittins - 1985

Hidden - 29/Sep/84

Mike Owen - 14/Oct/83 with Andy Pollitt

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/83 with Alan Bennett

Mark Kemball - Lead - 28/Aug/82 with Bill McKee, Dave Abbey

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Jun/82

Ian Jones - 2nd O/S - 1979 with The great Mark Stokes

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Si dH, Nick1812P, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Peakphil, Owen W-G, danwaters

Voting
Total votes cast 63
hard E40 of 21
E40 of 21
easy E40 of 21
hard E37 of 21
E310 of 21
easy E33 of 21
hard E21 of 21
E20 of 21
easy E20 of 21
hard 6a0 of 21
6a0 of 21
easy 6a3 of 21
hard 5c7 of 21
5c11 of 21
easy 5c0 of 21
hard 5b0 of 21
5b0 of 21
easy 5b0 of 21
3 Stars8 of 21
2 Stars12 of 21
1 Star1 of 21
0 Stars0 of 21
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 57 (1.8%)
Lead37 of 57 (64.9%)
Followed8 of 57 (14.0%)
Toproped2 of 57 (3.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 57 (1.8%)
Unknown8 of 57 (14.0%)

'Climbed'23 of 57 (40.4%)
clean O/S25 of 57 (43.9%)
clean β2 of 57 (3.5%)
clean rpt2 of 57 (3.5%)
clean RP2 of 57 (3.5%)
dnf3 of 57 (5.3%)