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The Alien** E4 6b

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25m. The second-best route on Central Buttress has a superb crux section, which is hard, but short-lived. Climb up to a scoop, then move right and climb up to the bulge. Pull left to a thin crack, then back up right to an undercut (pegs). Make a hard move out left to gain a good hold at the base of a groove. Pull up and climb the groove, then move right and up to a tree belay. © ROCKFAX
FA. Jim Moran, Geoff Milburn 1979. Follows the lower section of the aid route Knut Kracker (FAA. Brian Moore, Jim Ballard 1967)

Ticklists: Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution.

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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Gaining the undercuts not leaving them is the crux. Hard. Previously seconded 24th July 2014
Brown - Lead - 29/Jul/14 with Andy R

Boy - Lead - 03/Sep/11 with Ed Brown

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jul/10

stiff crux!
nige - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with richard kirby

Definitely 6b, but over quickly.
Adam Long - 2nd - 30/Jun/10 with Ben Bransby

Seymore Butt - 2010

Hidden - Aug/09

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2nd - 2005 with Steve Adams

mikedelderfield - 2nd O/S - 01/May/99 with Steven Delderfield

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Jul/96

ste_d - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/95 with mik

mikedelderfield - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/95 with Steven Delderfield

Roget - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/94 with jon

keefe - 12/Oct/91

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/90

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 02/Jul/90

Billg - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/89 with Alan Doig

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/89

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Aug/89

Hidden - 1989

shark - Lead - 1988

Mike Owen - 29/Sep/86 with Ian McMullan

shark - Lead dog - 13/Jun/85 with Seb Grieve

andy gittins - Lead - 1985

neilh - 2nd - 24/Jun/84 with simon webster

Hidden - Lead - 1983

Mark Kemball - Lead - 01/Aug/82 with John Jefferies

tapley - 2nd - 17/Jul/82 with John Codling

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Style of ascent

Lead14 of 28 (50.0%)
Followed9 of 28 (32.1%)
Unknown5 of 28 (17.9%)

'Climbed'19 of 28 (67.9%)
clean O/S6 of 28 (21.4%)
clean rpt1 of 28 (3.6%)
dogged2 of 28 (7.1%)