Gladiator*** 7b
[Gladiator, Spartacus, Kalymnos., 3 kb]After a slightly artificial start (alternatively step in from Spartacus), superb, steep blob-climbing leads to a step left in a great position. More testing moves are required before the angle eases near the lower-off. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Gladiator, Spartacus, Kalymnos. © Hilary Sharp
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This climb is in 83 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

mic_b - Lead RP - 15/Oct/14 with Heidi

Dan724 - Lead RP - 16/Sep/14 with Dan Ely

Oliver Tilbury - Lead β - 04/May/14

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with olly

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/Apr/14

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/14 with Rich Wainwright

Ri - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/14

mr_cf - 2nd dog - 03/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Oct/13

great climbing
Michael Allday - Lead - 10/Oct/13

dswansonlow - Lead RP - 15/Jun/13 with Shelly

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/13

fell once at the crux, great route
adamjeffs - Lead dog - 25/Apr/13

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/13 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/13

DeanT - Lead O/S - 2013

dan gibson - Lead RP - 17/Nov/12 with julie carroll

2nd rp today after another working go. Right foot slipped on the last hard move on 1st attempt.
Si dH - Lead RP - 27/Oct/12 with Neil Furniss

Dogged up to work the moves but felt knackered after DNA and little sleep, so stripped it.
Si dH - Lead dog - 26/Oct/12 with Richard Popp

failed onsight
tom106 - Lead RP - 02/Oct/12 with dannyb

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/12 with tom maidwell

Tomar - Lead RP - 03/May/12 with Naomi Kyan

Hidden - TR - May/12

innes - Lead O/S - May/12

Jay81 - Lead RP - 23/Apr/12 with Tomar

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Apr/12

tom harrison - Lead - Apr/12

mike reed - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/11

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/11 with Gordon Jenkin

JulesV - Lead O/S - Nov/11

shark - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/11 with Toby Foord-Kelcey

Great route!
Tris.w - Lead β - 14/Oct/11 with sash.c

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Oct/11

1st RP
Adam Booth - Lead RP - 12/Oct/11

Gus - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/11

Adam Booth - Lead dog - 10/Oct/11

Garrouli - Lead O/S - Oct/11

With jorge the american
mux - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/11

wilsonmackenzie - Lead β - 06/Sep/11

2nd go as per
RdC - Lead RP - 06/Sep/11

A classic! Misread crux and tried going direct instead of following the route and holds slightly left. (look at the topo next time!) 2nd go
Twisty - Lead O/S - Sep/11 with Byron Buck

Nicolas Duboust - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/11

westyb3 - Lead O/S - 19/May/11 with Alan Sarhan

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 19/May/11 with Tom Harrison

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/May/11

ewen - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11

Billg - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11 with Will Calvert, Alan Rosier

Failed onsight at initial boulder problem, failed 2nd go at the cool step left. There has been a lot of failing lately.
jgustafsson - Lead dog - 08/Apr/11 with Jen

Eetu - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/10 with Riikka

Robbie_Phillips - Nov/10

Glenn Sutcliffe - 15/Oct/10 with Mike Waters

Glenn Sutcliffe - 15/Oct/10 with Mike Waters

MIssed the O/S by a silly mistake. got it on the next go. Belayed young Mike Hopkins as he on sighted it age 14.
mux - Lead RP - Oct/10

Tough one but got it done in a day. Thin start which needs dry conditions. Crux has a slightly hard to read sequence.
Morgan Woods - Lead RP - 24/Sep/10 with Kaly 2010 posse

julesp - Lead RP - Nov/09 with Iain

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Oct/09

nealh - Oct/09

2nd go, so close on onsight! Superb crux.
steve_biczyk - Lead RP - May/09 with Emma Curry, Marcus Pontin

marcpontin - Lead RP - May/09 with steve

1 more bolt to bolt, 1 TR, clean RP 1st attempt. (4 working goes total) Awesome climbing with slightly more spaced bolts than most on kaly, the step left is highly memorable. (2 bolt to bolt goes on 11 apr, doing all moves)
Quiddity - Lead RP - 15/Apr/09 with Curious Yellow

marky - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/09 with Sharon

jfreeman - Lead β - 02/Apr/09 with Simon Robinson

simonr - Lead dog - 02/Apr/09 with Jon Freeman

Hidden - Lead β - Apr/09

Hidden - Jan/09

La Mont - 2009

dala - 2008

superb and not 7a+ as some suggest. varied and sustained with a bouldery start - eases near the top.
ksjs - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/07 with goosebump

Ramon Marin - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/07 with Steve Ahern

Hidden - 2007

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/06 with KM

keefe - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/06 with Tansy

John Southworth - Lead RP - Oct/05 with Vicky Munn

After several attempts over two trips! Brilliant.
Dave Musgrove - Lead RP - 02/Jun/05 with Nigel Baker

Hidden - Lead dnf - Sep/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/04

Hidden - TR O/S - May/03

skygodley - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/03

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