When This Hits the Fan* 6b+

Rockfax Description
A very appealing line. Climb the low bulge and sustained arete on slightly friable rock. © ROCKFAX

Gary Gibson, Hazel Gibson 06/Sep/2010
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wyzfen - Lead dog - 26/Sep/15 with Paul Baxter

danusiatycia - TR - 26/Sep/15

Paul Baxter - Lead dog - 26/Sep/15 with Matt Lucas

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15

chancer - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15 with Marc Duhig

marcduhig - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15 with Alex Pond, Iain Grey

mdjb - 27/Jun/15

Linc - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/15 with louis

Second visit to this climb after a failed lead attempt last year. Fell again on my first go!! Got it clean second attempt and went a slightly different route, staying right at the blank bit...
Rockmonkey1977 - Lead RP - 08/Jun/15

MichaelConstantinou - Lead RP - 07/Jun/15 with Danny Mindham

Linc - Lead O/S - 17/May/15

Javis - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/15 with Olivier

Hidden - TR dnf - 15/Mar/15

Hidden - TR dnf - 15/Mar/15

Jane Weir - Lead rpt - 09/Nov/14 with Mike Gubbins

Hidden - TR rpt - 09/Nov/14

Very nice. Friable bit in the middle is Ok.
Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with dan

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/Aug/14

First attempt dogged then clean on top rope, lacking bottle!
Rockmonkey1977 - Lead dog - 25/May/14

samparsons - Lead - 14/May/14 with Emmie

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Aarron Schofield, Steve Hau, Ed Babs, Vicki Hau, Mike Gubbins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14

drewish - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14

Mistook the route for Shit Happens, Actually. Finished it eventually, but with battered morale.
Penfold Merton - Lead dog - 16/Aug/13 with Tilly

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Rich

philmcf - Lead dnf - Aug/13

Maxim2023 - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Kate Tarrant

Certainly not 6c, hard 6b or maybe easy 6b+
RFWilkie - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

really nice route, rock seemed quite solid.
Jay-Ast - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Rosyk

Rosyk - TR dog - 18/Jun/13 with Jay astbury

Rowena Clare - Lead dnf - 26/May/13

Also thought it was shit happens..bit of a tough warm up!
ambrooker - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/13 with Tom

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/13 with Alice

jakenichol - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12

Climbed by mistake, possibly. Thought it seemed hard for a 'soft' 6a...
mattgrange - Lead dog - 19/Aug/12

Ali.B - Lead β - 09/Aug/12

Julie Carroll - Lead RP - 09/Aug/12 with Ali Bahar

Ali.B - Lead dog - 03/Aug/12

Ali.B - Lead dog - 03/Aug/12

DannyK - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Katie

Qisheng Xie - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Matt Good

thought it was shit happens,also joined the snapped hold club
misterb - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/12 with nick

Trippinjester - TR dog - 28/May/12 with polly, Jamie Knight

Hidden - TR - 12/May/12

enjoyable, nicely sustained. 6b+ in rockfax.
AlexD - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Marti

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Alex Dennis

Using the 2000 Rockfax book and thought this was shit happens, I was expecting an 'easy in the grade' 6A! Not very enjoyable, lots of crumbly rock, especially in the middle section.
dobby 200 - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Ros

Hidden - Lead dnf - 11/Mar/12

PAJames - 2012

Great route! Pulled off a block half the size of my forearm but managed to stay on anyway.
lewiz - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/11 with Kirsten Donovan

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/11

Spent too long on the crux fingery section failing to spot the holds and figure the sequence. Once this was nailed not tough for the grade.
clipskipper - Lead RP - 03/Sep/11 with Ed Babington

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Paul Hayes

louby - TR dog - 14/Aug/11 with Chris Burn

style of ascent pretty much sums up my climbing this weekend
chris_B - Lead dog - 14/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/May/11

Warmup. Thought this was shit happens. Very loose and sharp.
jgustafsson - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Ivan

Skullfire - TR dog - 15/May/11 with Jonas Gustafsson

Hidden - TR dog - 15/May/11

went up this by accident, sign me up to the snapped holds club.
Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Lisa Marsh

Kap - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

Brian H - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead dog - Mar/11

good middle poor sectrion up the very snappy blunt arete nice pocket pulling after it parts disintergrate when you pull on them needs more trafic luckily no big blocks to pull off
Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/11

La Mont - 2008

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