Bistec de bíceps*** 7b+
[Painful pockets on the steep crux, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
The first (and easiest) of the amazing steep power routes on this sector. Good holds all the way with a technical wall to finish. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Painful pockets on the steep crux © Jus
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This climb is in 88 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Powerful and thuggy.
Qisheng Xie - Lead RP - 10/Apr/15 with Aaron Clifford, Graham Giles

LucasHarazin - Lead RP - 02/Apr/15

DavidBarraclough - Lead RP - 02/Apr/15 with Lucas Harazin

LucasHarazin - Lead dog - 28/Mar/15

JPGR - Lead RP - 13/Mar/15

Closer than last time but still no cigar.
peter.clarkson1 - Lead dog - 11/Mar/15 with dave douglas

quiffhanger - Lead β - 26/Feb/15

2nd rp after 2 working goes. First 7b+ in a day.
Si dH - Lead RP - 27/Apr/14 with Andy Morris

tom106 - Lead β - 15/Mar/14 with jon, gav, tom

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14 with Rob Ireson, Angus Kille, Adam Booth

Brilliant route. Hard pocket pulling.
Dave Douglas - Lead RP - 10/Mar/14 with Pete Clarkson

peter.clarkson1 - Lead dog - 10/Mar/14 with dave douglas

jfreeman - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/14 with Gav Atkins

got psyched but not strong enough... yet
tomhull - Lead dnf - 10/Jan/14 with Stephen Cumberland, Leah Crane, Holly Bean, Mac, Liam Lonsdale

Fell on flash going for break. Easy second go.
nathanlee - Lead RP - 03/Jan/14 with Oli Grounsell

NDD - Lead - Jan/14

Hidden - Lead - Jan/14

Should have flashed, foot slipped on jump move! Cool slab. Good, but 7c on the left is a bit nicer
Joe Innes - Lead RP - 27/Dec/13

Adam Lincoln - Lead rpt - 26/Dec/13 with Pete Chadwick, Arran Deakin

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Nov/13

J.Wells - Lead RP - 25/Nov/13 with Markus the Finn, Tim Lounds, Liam Postlethwaite

Smith42 - Lead RP - 25/Oct/13 with Harry

Powerful start and technical above, great line
TommyD - Lead - Sep/13 with Rachel

Strained finger on RP.
James Oakes - Lead dog - 28/Mar/13 with Steve Ramsden, Lee Cooper, Guy Van Greuning

couple of attempts at crux, started to feel steady, left crag to climb next day, high winds moves us away from area :( next time. . .
GuyVG - Lead dnf - 28/Mar/13 with Ram, Coops and Calamity Oakes

close-ish on fatigueo flash. gu a few efforts later. Top wall felt desperate knackered in the dark.
Ram MkiV - Lead - 28/Mar/13 with Lee Van Noaks

1st redpoint after the previous days failed onsight attempt.
richiebongo - Lead RP - 23/Mar/13 with Ra, Nick Smith

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Mar/13

1st Redpoint attempt. A friend captured it on video :
Dean177 - Lead RP - Mar/13

Bouldery. Couldn't pull hard on sore skin.
Alex Mason - Lead dog - 21/Feb/13 with Jake Rogers

Howard Lawledge - Lead O/S - Feb/13

2nd RP attempt
Chi Cheng - Lead RP - 09/Jan/13 with Sam Davies

PeterDawson - Lead β - 2013

2nd go, awesome sequence.
Luke Brooks - Lead RP - 11/Nov/12 with Anna, Will

C coldwell-storry - Lead β - 06/Oct/12 with liam taylor, rob lay

hard start. shouldve had a second go
jimmyrua - Lead dog - 12/May/12 with pete87abs, Rob Tyler, David Brigham

Not too bad if you have reasonable bouldering qualifications. Nice technical wall to finish.
dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with James Connolly, Rob Tyler, Pete Abernethy

Jonas Wiklund - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Jimmy Sundin

buzby78 - Lead - 30/Mar/12 with Gaz V

one day practice- crux section completed clean rested at the start of the top section before completing clean...
London Luke - Lead dog - Mar/12

Hidden - Lead RP - Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 22/Feb/12

First try, 6 years after O/S
steve_biczyk - Lead rpt - 06/Feb/12 with Huw, Marc

esther - Lead - Feb/12

Ross Kirkland - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead RP - May/11

Three grades easier than Why Me! Powerful but straightforward to the break and a little awkward above.
Andrew Barker - Lead RP - 26/Apr/11 with Chris Taylor

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Apr/11

Robbie_Phillips - Lead - Apr/11 with Natalie Berry

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Nov/10

andybfreeman - Lead RP - Jun/10

La Mont - Lead RP - May/10

hervenuttall - Lead RP - May/10 with strong dutch guy

amazing route love the jump to the break and the slab at the top to
Luke d - Lead RP - 22/Apr/10

sick route
Luke Dawson - Lead RP - 22/Apr/10

ewen - Lead RP - 07/Apr/10

dmoir - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/10 with Dan and Lauren

First RP. Great route, powerful moves on pockets low down and tiny edges on a slab to finish. Highly recommended.
northerngreg - Lead RP - 21/Oct/09 with Jo Lee

Just had a quick play. Steep bit felt easy, slab felt really hard!
northerngreg - Lead dog - 16/Oct/09 with Jo Lee

Fell off due to the cold!
dannyboy83 - Lead RP - 04/Jan/09

jeffmcd56 - Lead β - 2009 with Rob

Hidden - Lead β - 07/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead RP - Oct/08

Ri - Lead β - Oct/08

jake_haddock - Lead RP - Oct/08

lukea - Lead dnf - 15/Jul/08 with dan

IOAN D - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/08 with joe ch

Dave Bond - Lead RP - 08/Oct/07 with Andy Price

Gus - Lead RP - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead dog - Apr/07

J_Clark - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

Davros the Psyched - Lead β - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Nov/06

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/06 with Niall McNair

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Apr/06

flash, with clips in
lx - Lead β - Oct/04

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Apr/04

Hidden - 2004

Possibly January 2004 - no date in book but definitely my first and only flash of a 7b+. Ol put the clips in and shouted instructions! Pretty sure it was 03/04 trip and not 05/06 trip.
DavidEvans - Lead β - Dec/03 with Ginger Rob, Oliver Forrest

1st RP
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead RP - Mar/02

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jan/02

JulesV - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/01 with Shauna

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/01

whispering nic - Lead O/S - Jun/99 with malc davies

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 04/Apr/95 with Simon Coles

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Burnsie, Adam Booth, Tangerine_Kingdom, kyle, farmus21, Alex1

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