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Too Old to be Bold* 7c

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10m. Once derided as too short and too polished - now that short is a virtue, and everything else is just as polished it doesn't seem so bad. Hard and slippery all the way. © ROCKFAX
FA. Mark Pretty 1987. Named at a time when the trad vs bolt argument was at its Peak.
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Chris_barr - Lead RP - 05/Oct/13 with Theo

mark20 - Lead RP - 04/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Jun/13

Easy for a someone who does a lot of bouldering
con321 - Lead RP - 09/Jun/13 with luke warren, simon crisp

Gus - Lead - 11/May/13 with sam whittaker

Hidden - 30/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Apr/13

Should of flashed in all honesty, fingers were so cold it was freezing!
BRoe - Lead RP - 25/Jan/13 with ianf, whitehouse_rhys

mic_b - Lead RP - 06/Nov/12 with Ian

not as bad as people say. very soft imo.
nathanlee - Lead RP - 26/Jun/12 with Emlyn James, George Carmichael

First proper sport climb outside. Enjoyed the climbing, didn't feel too bad. Went second go.
gcarmichael - Lead RP - 26/Jun/12 with al123, Nathan Lee

kristian - Lead RP - 13/Nov/11

Hidden - TR RP - 29/May/11

So happy to get this route. My beta proved invaluable
Souljah - Lead - 24/May/11 with Alister

highrepute - Lead RP - 18/May/11

Easiest 7c for me so far.
Joe Costello - Lead RP - 18/May/11 with James

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Apr/11

Somerset swede basher - Lead RP - 23/Apr/11 with Rob Meckin

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Apr/11

bigie bob - Lead RP - 11/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/11

brilliant technical wall climb, despite what northern limestone has to say about it
jowgli - Lead RP - 01/Jul/10 with will kelsall

Very close to the flash. 3rd go after a rest.
Ally Smith - Lead RP - 27/May/10 with Will K

Ethan - Lead - 17/May/10 with Ben Humphris

Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - 10/May/10 with Chris Barr

Hidden - Lead RP - May/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Mar/10

Ian Fidd - Lead - 07/Nov/09

Matt Fry - Lead RP - 15/Oct/09 with Jon Clark

Hidden - 25/Sep/09

Tony Little - Lead RP - 25/Jul/09 with Claire

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Sep/08

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead β - 30/Jul/08 with Rachel Hassall

Dave Bond - Lead RP - 16/Jul/08 with Tim Banton

Short&Fingery, loose top, 2nd go
steve_biczyk - Lead RP - 10/Jul/08 with Keith Clarke, Simon Davies,

Hidden - Lead RP - 2008

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Oct/98

Hidden - Lead RP - 1997

Hidden - 1996

marconi - Lead RP - 1996 with Barton, Slater, Bingham

tlr - Lead dog - 10/May/95 with Rupert

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Hidden, aretherenoneleft, thefuturesmiles, Matt Reid, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 41
hard 7c+0 of 21
7c+0 of 21
easy 7c+0 of 21
hard 7c2 of 21
7c8 of 21
easy 7c10 of 21
hard 7b+1 of 21
7b+0 of 21
easy 7b+0 of 21
3 Stars0 of 20
2 Stars6 of 20
1 Star7 of 20
0 Stars5 of 20
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Style of ascent

Lead44 of 50 (88.0%)
Toproped1 of 50 (2.0%)
Unknown5 of 50 (10.0%)

'Climbed'11 of 50 (22.0%)
clean β2 of 50 (4.0%)
clean RP32 of 50 (64.0%)
dogged5 of 50 (10.0%)