Gomorrah* E1 5b
[Gomorrah, tough going., 1 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. The right-hand crack gives good finger jamming on solid lockers with the expected quality of runner. © ROCKFAX

FA. Ian Lonsdale 1977

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), WideBoyz Crack School.

Photo: Gomorrah, tough going. © caradoc
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This climb is in 125 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Neal Jobling - Lead dog - 27/Jun/15 with Jon

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 27/Jun/15 with Richard Williams

rich_hw - Lead RP - 27/Jun/15 with Graeme Hammond

db79 - 2nd dog - 25/Jun/15

g1m147 - Lead - 10/Jun/15 with SCrossley, Mick.

George.nunn1993 - Lead O/S - Jun/15 with George Reeder

JimHolmes69 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/15 with AndyPratt88

AndyPratt88 - 2nd - 18/Apr/15 with Jim

BenedictIEP - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/14 with Ian Carr, Sam Carey

Hidden - Lead dnf - 07/Aug/14

MatthewH - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Beth

I think this as hard as Sodom.
PaulTanton - 2nd - 03/Aug/14 with Dennis Gleeson

kkris - Lead dog - 31/Jul/14 with Graham

Desperate. I still struggled even though most of the gear was in from Bob's ascent! The sort of climb I'd probably have loved 30 years ago!
Dave Musgrove - Lead dog - 08/Jul/14 with Bob Larkin

Nice climb, good gear and positive holds. 15 years since I last did this route. Soft touch for the grade.
PD - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/14

Amazed at how easy I found it after returning all these years. Once past the tricky start, the finger locks were stunning and I could hang on comfortably to place gear. So pleased!
Alex Thompson - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/14 with Jam, Sam Carey

Jam_sandwich - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Alex Thompson, Sam Carey

Goey finger locks
phil64 - AltLd O/S - 16/May/14 with matt dean

Climbster - 2nd β - 24/Mar/14 with Ian

Good route, holds and gear in all the right places.
Bloke on a Rope - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/14 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2014

dave mann - Lead rpt - 2014

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/13 with Debbie

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13 with Rik Battye

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jul/13

WillCass - Lead - 10/Jul/13 with Monika

ozzie35 - TR O/S - 10/Apr/13 with Polly

g1m147 - 2nd - 07/Apr/13 with Mick.

Frank the Husky - 2013

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12

good finger locks but was a hurried finish.
Mattyk - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Julie, Andy Hobson

Wonderful wonderful finger locks!
climbingpixie - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Matty, Andy

on dans gear
dunnyg - Lead β - 05/Sep/12 with pete harris, dan mkinley

Got past all the finger locks onsight but couldnt finish it
HarryB - Lead dog - 03/Sep/12 with Al

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/12

MUCH easier than sodom
ben1987 - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Adam Coles

akhughes - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/12

harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Mark Hounslea, Colin Struthers

Simon Davis - Lead - 02/Aug/12 with Ross Cowie, Pete Davies

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/12

efrance24234 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12

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

Fine once you get into the good locks a few moves up - good route
Rob84 - 2nd dog - 14/Jul/12 with Ben Wolstenholme

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Jul/12

Becky E - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Graeme Hammond

Ace another great route. Had perfect finger locks and wires low down then ran it out a bit but the holds keep coming. Solid E1 5b** stuff as per Over the Moors and latest Rockfax.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Becky E

Brown - Lead - 27/May/12 with Max

struggled with my foot placements and the gear, quite intense for it's length.
caradoc - Lead - 26/May/12 with nick yapp

g1m147 - 2nd - 2012 with Mick.

Dan Mckinlay - 2012

Aiding practice
vix - 09/Oct/11 with chris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11

Steeve - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11

rob.s22 - Lead O/S - May/11 with S.B

stevebarratt - Solo - 28/Apr/11 with Rob Sandercock

petegunn - Lead - 20/Jan/11 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jan/11

Great climbing on good finger locks, sustained and pumpy, but good.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/10 with Dan Money

Hidden - 2nd dog - 08/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/10

gingerwolf - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/10

Good lead by Andy, looked pretty pumped and knackered towards the top. Packs a fair bit in, albeit on good locks.
Dave Foster - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/10 with Andy and Si

ojp - 2nd - 09/Jul/10 with Dave, Andy

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/10

ian caton - 2nd - 22/May/10 with steve w

PeteH - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with Naomi Hart

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 16/May/10 with Peter Hart

Ran out quite far above a single small cam for the sake of success. It was a good cam though. The holds kept coming, hands and feet. Bit green and mucky at top.
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 04/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/10

MarkCoupe - 2010

Mikey_94 - TR dnf - 2010 with mark coupe

cymjt - 2010

craig h - 2nd rpt - 26/Sep/09 with Tim

Michael Ryan - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Matt Nuttall

mattnuttall - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Tony Mitchell

ste_d - TR rpt - 10/Sep/09 with shunt

Hidden - TR - 06/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/09

ste_d - TR rpt - 04/Jul/09 with shunt

craig h - TR rpt - 26/Jun/09 with Shunted

ste_d - TR rpt - 13/Jun/09 with shunt

seemed very low in the grade if E1 at all
headius - TR O/S - 04/Jun/09 with jay

Having failed to lead it.
Stig - 2nd - 09/May/09 with Greg

Boy - May/09 with Nige Kershaw

Hidden - TR O/S - May/09

sadams - Lead - 19/Apr/09 with Eric Hildrew

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2nd - 19/Apr/09 with Steve and Eric

Hidden - Feb/09

Took one rest when I ran out of beans.
Mr Tea - Lead dog - 20/Sep/08 with Sam Cookson

Couple of falls taken, work on them finger locks... :-(
Alex Thompson - Lead dnf - 19/Sep/08 with Haydn Martin

Too sustained for weak me...
Hardonicus - Lead dnf - 19/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/Jun/08

ste_d - TR rpt - 11/May/08 with shunt

ste_d - TR rpt - 03/May/08 with shunt

riklegge - Lead RP - 2008 with Mike Pickwell

psychicbread - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Max

plastichead - 2nd dog - 31/Aug/07 with Max

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/07

ArnaudG - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with Dunc

nige - Lead - 28/Jun/05 with adam ellwood

John Marsland - 2nd - 02/Jun/04 with Duncan Irving

Carl Smethurst - Lead β - 09/May/04 with Ian Pickles

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 24/Aug/03 with Ian Pickles

Daniel Armitage - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/02

Neil R - 2nd - 17/Jun/00 with Richard W

goi.ashmore - Lead β - 01/Jun/97 with Rich France

craig h - Lead rpt - 08/Feb/97 with Steve M

craig h - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/96

ste_d - Lead O/S - 04/May/94 with mik

ste_d - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/93 with mik

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/93

Dan led
Chris Ellis - 2nd - 07/Sep/91 with Mike Wardle, Dan Morgan

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/91

craig h - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/91

charlesmfrench - Lead - 04/Aug/90

Rich Kirby - 2nd - Aug/90 with Will (S. Williamson)

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/89

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/89

phardman - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/89

steve prior - Lead O/S - May/89 with Rob W

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
MatthewH, Ropeboy, Garson

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