The Sting* V8 / f7B
[The Sting V7, 3 kb]Short overhanging crimpy problem from a sit down start - face the roadside right hand problem on the roadside boulder and it is 40m to your right

Photo: The Sting V7 © Shone

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This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Without the heel. Left hand straight to the top crimp, right hand into the middle crimp then left to the top of the flake. Missing out the flake would make a good hard eliminate.
Andrew Barker - Sent x - 15/Nov/14

with heel, cool problem
dale 42 - Sent x - 06/Jun/14

oliverpcain - Sent β - 2014

Hidden - Sent rpt - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - Sent - 22/May/13

Sweet problem. V7
fyfee8a - 19/Apr/13 with alexmannionclimbing

Hidden - Sent rpt - 29/Sep/12

Ditto al... Soft V8 with heel and lank.. Tried the moves without the heel start and can see how it would feel hard v8..
wolf.leeb - Sent x - 19/Sep/12

Great problem. I thought soft V8 or hard V7. can see the grade depending a little on how many mats and if you can use the heel straight away. Pull on, miss intermediate, crimp, flake. Lovely!
al123 - Sent - 23/Aug/12

first go today, 7a/+
ducko - 04/Jun/12

About half an hour, basic but hard, definitely no easier than V8
@ndyM@rsh@ll - Sent x - 06/May/12 with Buck Jones, Brian Seery

peewee2008 - Sent x - 11/Feb/12

Hidden - Sent x - 11/Feb/12

kind of flashed it. pulled on without the heel then flopped back down. tried it with the heel and sent first try. nice! felt more like V6 or 7... maybe i was having a good day...
Timothy Graham Peck - Sent β - 15/Jan/12 with Marris

Heel hook method
Mark Riley - Sent x - 15/Jan/12 with Andy Penk

Hidden - Sent x - Nov/11

Wouldn't have sent it if Al hadn't given me his nice shoes. V8 with heel hook
kieranrex - 28/Aug/11 with al mason, Mike Goldthorp

With heel on felt reasonable, but sharp little crimps on sore skin. Ended up spanning to the flake, left hand go, go, and go again!
Mike Goldthorp - Sent x - 28/Aug/11 with Kieran King

Awesome moves!! Boney too! Wasn't expecting the send. Si reckons it'll get up-graded in the new guide. I thought v9 easy v10 possibly. Two thumbs fresh though!!
Ollie Wragg - Sent x - 27/Mar/11

now v9 apparantly, 3 sessions, sharp holds
schof - Sent x - 12/Dec/10 with on my todd

Heel hook method
Lloyders - Sent x - 06/Dec/10

Hidden - Sent x - 22/Nov/10

TomMc - 2000

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easy V70 of 11
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