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[On the upper section prior to clipping lower off, 3 kb]Relatively straight-forward climbing leads to a large ledge then step right and make big moves between good holds up the wall above. Don't blow the final fingery moves to the lower-off. Perhaps 7a if you clip the chain before grabbing. © ROCKFAX

Photo: On the upper section prior to clipping lower off © jdaynes
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This climb is in 132 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jun/14

jonti - TR - 27/May/14 with simon ward

TomJ - Lead RP - 15/May/14 with Jimmy

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/14

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead β - 29/Apr/14

Oliver Tilbury - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/14

thought i should come back and do this outrageous clipping at the top!
shaunhumphreys - Lead RP - 21/Apr/14

Bit steep for me, came off just under the chains.
Chriswallis2 - Lead dog - 21/Apr/14 with Pete

Hidden - Lead β - 19/Apr/14

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Rich Wainwright

nige - Lead - 18/Apr/14 with ewan mccallum

Such a good climb, need to come back again stronger and less scared! crux at the top.
Dawn_K_B - TR dog - 13/Apr/14 with Ben Kelsey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14

got to the chains and took a practice fall rather than clipping as I sent it last year.
benkelsey - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/14 with Dawn, Shaun Humphreys

Ri - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/14

Ri - Lead - 03/Apr/14

matiamallia - Lead RP - 19/Nov/13 with pawelgregorczyk

Some nice cool "indoors" moves on some sections and hard to leave the ledge but the chains are just pathetically positioned (unfortunately like a high number of Kalymnian routes).
Giles Davis - Lead dog - 01/Nov/13 with Anita Davis

mark20 - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/13

PeteH - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/13 with Brian McAlinden

misterb - Lead dog - Oct/13

A bit poor. Could be a much better route if the grade wasn't determined by the clipping!
JKinsella - 28/Sep/13

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/13 with Little badger

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Shelly

RP2
alek - Lead RP - 13/May/13 with Laurence Everett

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 13/May/13 with Alek Kumar

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

Slipped off low down on first go, fell one foot movement before clipping the chain on my second go... argh!
Jim Brooke - Lead dog - 27/Apr/13 with Jamie, Marty, Pip

Pippa - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Jamie Thornley

Martin Grenfell - Lead dog - 27/Apr/13

mountain_jay - 2nd - 27/Apr/13 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/13

Superb overhang climbing, rest up before the final push to finish.
Qisheng Xie - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Aaron Clifford

Last day of the trip, got spat off near the end and barely had enough left to strip it!
Carter - Lead dog - 17/Apr/13 with Ed

The Grist - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/13 with Sam Simpson

Sam Simpson - Lead RP - 16/Apr/13 with Mark Grist

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Apr/13

tobydunford - Lead RP - 05/Apr/13 with Kirsty Kerr

2nd attempt. felt easy when it went.
benkelsey - Lead RP - 05/Apr/13 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13 with JRAL

Aaron.Clifford - Lead O/S - Apr/13

3rd RP. Awesome steep climbing and a crux to finish.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - Apr/13 with Jenni

Hidden - 2nd RP - Apr/13

Hidden - Lead β - 29/Mar/13

mic_b - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13 with Ian Fidd

matiamallia - Lead dog - 28/Mar/13 with pawelgregorczyk

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/12 with julie carroll, helen gibson

Julie Carroll - Lead dog - 04/Nov/12 with Helen Gibson, Dan Gibson

First go today. Managed to clip the chains this time with sneaky heel beta.
Si dH - Lead RP - 25/Oct/12 with Richard Popp

Argh! Onsighted to the very last holds but couldnt clip the chains.
Si dH - Lead dog - 24/Oct/12 with Richard Popp

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/12 with Sam Keyne

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Drew

Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Oct/12

Fell off trying to clip chains..
drewish - Lead dog - 21/Oct/12

One rest at the top crimpy reachy last move- clean till then
cayteye - TR dog - 18/Oct/12 with stephen pearson

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/12 with Sky

Gus - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/12

A little disappointed, tried to downclimb to the ledge for a rest but fell off. Very powerful above and clipping the chain is a bugger! Polished
R8JimBob88 - Lead dog - 28/May/12 with Laura

westyb3 - Lead O/S - 01/May/12 with Heather Ogston

Great climb. Failed as most do at the move up to the chains. Bit of a eye-popping move once I figured it out!
climbinmunkey - Lead dog - 26/Apr/12 with Helen

tom harrison - Lead - Apr/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

mike reed - 2012

SarahM - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Skygodley

Richard Hall - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/11 with Anais

Julie Carroll - Lead dnf - 15/Oct/11

Flashed to lower off but then too much rope drag to clip the chain. Did it again just to be certain!
Adam Booth - Lead RP - 11/Oct/11

Great! Hard to clip the last one!
Tris.w - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/11 with sash.c

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

RdC - Lead β - 12/Sep/11

Nicolas Duboust - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/11

A rather encouraging and party below to spur on the last clip- shame it didnt work. 2nd go cruised.
Twisty - Lead RP - Sep/11 with Byron Buck

david taylor - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/11

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

Billg - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11 with Alan Rosier

John Henry Wynn - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/10

Onsight attempt - didn't get around to trying again.
chris_j_s - Lead dog - 18/Oct/10 with Will Carroll

DannyK - Lead dog - 11/Oct/10 with Katie

AshWH - Lead β - Oct/10

Dropped the last move on the onsight by poor foothold choice, gutted.
AlistairB - Lead dog - 27/Sep/10 with Lisa

Got it second go, couldn't clip the chains from the final holds on my first go
dougs1232 - Lead RP - 15/Sep/10 with Morgan Woods, George, Iain Cattanach, Richie Pardede

MonkeyDawson - Lead β - 25/Aug/10 with Liz Brooker

Anna put the clips in which made it easier. Epic clipping the chain!
whistler - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/10 with Anna

craig d - Lead O/S - May/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

Fell between the last bolt and the chain on the onsight attempt and wasn't able to get it clean in two more goes!
TonyB - Lead dog - 10/Nov/09 with Anni

Hidden - Lead - 23/Oct/09

Gus - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/09

Second go. Awesome line. First 7a in Kalymnos.
ANC - Lead RP - 11/Oct/09 with Neil Adams

Neil Adams - Lead RP - 11/Oct/09 with Angus

marcpontin - Lead O/S - May/09 with huw

clean on 2nd RP attempt, (1 o/s attempt on 5th Apr - stopped by 'stopper move', clean 2nd RP go) quality steep climbing. probably just sneaks into 7a bracket to RP but harder to onsight?
Quiddity - Lead RP - 08/Apr/09 with Curious Yellow

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/09

Hidden - Lead - Jan/09

La Mont - 2009

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 05/Oct/08

keefe - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/08 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Finally....on the 4th try!
Morgan Woods - Lead RP - 03/Oct/08 with Iain and Tim

First 7a, one rest, gutted! Last day of the trip to and didnt have the energy to try again. Still, amazing climb and ill be back.
IAmAStone - Lead dog - Oct/08 with Charlie Jefferson

Hidden - Lead dog - Oct/08

dala - Lead - Oct/08

ksjs - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/08 with goosebump

Hidden - Lead dnf - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Sep/07

bencarpenter - Lead β - 10/Sep/07 with Alan Higham

Jake Shaw - Lead O/S - 2007

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/06

Got to last clip and was too pumped to make last moves, great climbing though
Chad123 - Lead dog - Oct/06 with Emily

mux - Lead O/S - 2006 with Austrian Girl ?..

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/05

whispering nic - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with The Wife

Dave Musgrove - Lead RP - 28/May/05 with David

nightmare crux to clip anchor!
martroberts - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/04

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - Lead RP - May/04

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/03

skygodley - Lead O/S - 28/May/02

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Style of ascent

Lead120 of 132 (90.9%)
Followed2 of 132 (1.5%)
Toproped3 of 132 (2.3%)
Unknown7 of 132 (5.3%)

'Climbed'15 of 132 (11.4%)
clean O/S58 of 132 (43.9%)
clean β7 of 132 (5.3%)
clean rpt4 of 132 (3.0%)
clean RP23 of 132 (17.4%)
dogged22 of 132 (16.7%)
dnf3 of 132 (2.3%)