Dark Motive HVS 5a
[whack out the camera., 2 kb]Start as for Dexter and move halfway along the muddy ledge to were the first pitch finishes. Tackle the bulges above directly with a hard mantelshelf using small side pull crack (not part of dexter)to reach a small tree (thread)Once here climb a long run out section up and leftwards diagonally until reaching a polished undercut crack, follow this to tree belay on lunchtime ledge.

***The grade of this route may not have been verified
Jack Bradbrook & Rob Stanfield 12/Mar/2011

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Larey - AltLd O/S - 06/Feb/15

Tough crux, good route. Started up a (new?) slightly bold line just to the right of Sinister at about VS 4b to get straight up to the start of this. All in one pitch.
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Michael

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2014

Possible 2nd ascent? Well protected crux, but a tenuous move to gain the sapling. Sustained slab to the break, with sparse gear. Felt solid for the grade, one star for overall quality.
stafford101 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13 with George Frisby

George Frisby - 2nd dog - 15/Aug/13 with Chris

Good route surprised this hasn't been done already, the bulge is a fairly obvious challenge. (First ascent)
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Rob Stanfield

awesome unintended new route jack! nice one.
Stanners - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Jack Bradbrook

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