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Ripple*** f6B / V4

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[on the ripple again, though this time in better weather!, 3 kb]The super line of finger-holds is longer and harder than it looks. © ROCKFAX
Dave Jones late 1970s 1977

Photo: on the ripple again, though this time in better weather! © Andrew Graham
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 154 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Hidden - Sent rpt - 29/Jun/14

All very precise to the top, a great route
david.pearmain - Sent - 26/Jun/14

saalty - Sent rpt - 24/Apr/14 with Andy S, Jim, Terri

Monk - Sent rpt - 15/Mar/14

Tricky but worth the skin.
Ewano - Sent x - 28/Feb/14

john lynch - Sent O/S - 22/Feb/14 with bird, Lewis Andrew

Si dH - Sent rpt - 13/Feb/14

Si dH - Sent rpt - 10/Feb/14

Great problem. Failed on it years ago.
Alex Winter - Sent - 28/Dec/13

Nick Russell - Sent x - 28/Dec/13

galpinos - Sent rpt - 14/Dec/13 with Sam

AndyJBooth - Sent x - 21/Nov/13

DDDD - Sent O/S - 19/Nov/13 with Mark Hundleby

Jonathan Hall - Sent - 15/Nov/13

Monk - Sent rpt - 08/Sep/13

Monk - Sent rpt - 31/Aug/13

RFWilkie - Sent O/S - 25/May/13

Chriswallis2 - Sent x - 19/May/13

Pathological_Climber - Sent x - 05/May/13

Second go, after I bailed out of the first because both shoes had holes in. A change of shoes and everything was much better!
Monk - Sent x - 20/Apr/13

Alex@home - Sent rpt - 17/Feb/13 with The Doctor

Hidden - Sent O/S - 16/Feb/13

Jams - Sent β - 02/Feb/13

belay bunny turned bad - Sent - 13/Jan/13 with scottish dave, nicky, james

Hidden - Sent - 13/Jan/13

Absolute classic!
Sam Simpson - Sent x - 04/Nov/12 with John Dolden, Tom Dolden

BedRock - Sent x - 27/Oct/12

Hidden - Sent x - 21/Oct/12

wolverine - Sent - 07/Oct/12 with Big Team

Hidden - Sent - 06/Oct/12

sgl0jd - 23/Jul/12

Dan Geh - Sent x - 11/Jul/12 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - Sent x - 11/Jul/12 with dan geh

did again as beta for friends
PeteWilson - Sent rpt - 06/May/12 with Pasty, Andrew Graham, Matt Wilson

Hidden - Sent β - 05/May/12

2nd go. A bit sketchy, very nearly came off at the top
lukehodson - Sent x - 05/May/12 with Charlotte

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Mar/12

finally found a good way to finish this. it's all about placing the right foot just right
Alex@home - Sent rpt - 26/Mar/12 with The Doctor

leon - Sent x - 25/Mar/12

maffujones - Sent - 18/Mar/12

Hidden - Sent x - 06/Mar/12

on my own, got it after a couple of falls from near the top
PeteWilson - Sent - 02/Mar/12

Ram MkiV - Sent β - 26/Feb/12

Proper shoddy footwork! Realistically.. there's no beasting up.
Jess Horton - Sent dnf - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Sent x - 03/Feb/12

Cool. About -5. Well cold
Ed Booth - Sent O/S - 02/Feb/12 with Alec Thomas

Quality
Harry Thorpe - Sent x - 02/Feb/12 with Jake Lodge, Laurence Everitt

thetradlad - Sent dnf - 02/Feb/12 with Harry Thorpe

Hidden - Sent x - 15/Jan/12

crimpy with smears
DaveMo - Sent dnf - 15/Jan/12 with Will Tarran

birdie1989 - 2012

Had a bit of a fight near the top.
Will Hunt - Sent x - 28/Dec/11

3rd visit to try and get it! yay!!
timmyhobby - Sent - 12/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent - 24/Sep/11

dominic lee - Sent - 24/Sep/11 with nathan lee

Hidden - Sent x - 31/Aug/11

richardr - Sent - 09/Aug/11

Hidden - Sent - 03/Aug/11

dane2468 - Sent x - Aug/11

rockjedi - Sent O/S - 19/Jun/11

Laurence Everitt - Sent x - 30/Apr/11

thefuturesmiles - Sent x - 24/Mar/11 with Ian Hawley, Jack Bramhall

3rd go today. Very nearly got it first go but hit the worst bit of the top - despite completely messing up the sequence and losing my feet twice on the way up!
Si dH - Sent x - 13/Mar/11

belay bunny turned bad - Sent - 13/Mar/11 with Debbie, loundsy

saalty - Sent x - 08/Mar/11

Hidden - Sent β - Feb/11

Simon_Letman - Sent - 30/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo RP - 29/Jan/11

afern - 2011

Ben Harper - Sent x - 12/Dec/10 with Baby A

andy jennings - Sent x - 11/Dec/10 with ben

on my todd on a gorgeous crisp day
cornishben - Sent x - 26/Nov/10

Hidden - Sent - 20/Nov/10

vanderz - Sent x - 13/Nov/10 with Steve Fletcher

highrepute - Sent - 07/Nov/10

elliepygall - Sent - 07/Nov/10

Hidden - Sent - 24/Oct/10

jowgli - Sent x - 20/Oct/10 with rich buckley

Felt like 6b the crimps were very greasy from the heat
philipjames - Sent - 17/Oct/10

IN the pitch black with only a head touch, mint!
axeman - Sent - 30/Sep/10

around 15 go's? Harder than some 7a's ive done - including Breakfast and The Nose at burbage south, and harder than the big dyno at the roaches imo. brilliant though!
tallsop - Sep/10

Nibs - Sent dnf - 19/Jul/10

liamoloughlin - Sent - 04/Jun/10

Hidden - Sent x - 28/Apr/10

nai - Sent rpt - 22/Apr/10

sgl0jd - 08/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent - 06/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent rpt - 06/Mar/10

littleluke - Mar/10

nai - Sent rpt - 09/Feb/10

mark s - Solo - 2010

mark s - Solo - 2010

mark_wellin - 2010

quiffhanger - Sent x - 2010

Hidden - Sent - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - Sent - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - Sent β - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - Sent x - 12/Dec/09

simon1965 - Sent x - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - Sent - 12/Oct/09

Lloyders - Sent x - Sep/09

sgl0jd - 06/Aug/09

Harder than it looks. One of the footholds is getting polished.
Andrew Barker - Sent x - 08/Jul/09

middle aged slob - Sent dnf - 30/May/09

A gritstone classic. Great problem (good landing, even if it dosn't look like it at first)... and standard V4 (not V3 as BMC guide would suggest). Font 6b. Very rewarding when you pull over the top
Silum - Sent - 07/May/09

TomHaigh - Sent x - May/09 with Chris Moran

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Apr/09

Hidden - Sent dnf - 13/Apr/09

Ultra-classic! Hard, scary.
Stefan Kruger - Sent - 11/Apr/09

clairey - Sent - Apr/09

Ian Broome - Sent O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Tom

GrantB - 04/Jan/09

Tom Baines - Sent x - 01/Jan/09

Hidden - Sent x - 31/Dec/08

Lex Wilkinson - 22/Nov/08

dannyboy83 - Sent O/S - 21/Oct/08

Hidden - Sent - 05/Oct/08

Hidden - Sent - 21/Sep/08

Nearly flashed it (fell from top) and then managed to get it. Phew!
jibberingwreck - Sent x - 21/Sep/08 with Jon and Too Tall Tim

mustgetstronger - Sent - 21/Sep/08 with jibberingwreck

3rd try
galpinos - Sent x - 16/Sep/08 with Ben

Hidden - Sent x - 14/Sep/08

siah - Sent x - 12/May/08 with gavin nixon

Sweet!
Tom Eagle - Sent x - 05/May/08 with Alban

SteveM - Sent - 12/Jan/08 with Kat, Catt & Andy

kingholmesy - Sent x - 2008

hebson - 2008

Hidden - Sent x - 23/Dec/07

Hidden - Sent x - 06/Oct/07

andy gravestock - Sent x - Sep/07 with pete

nai - Sent x - 03/Aug/07

Mike W - Sent x - 15/Jun/07

JonBray - Sent O/S - 17/Mar/07

Steve Banham - Sent x - 07/Mar/07

Hidden - Sent x - Oct/06

Classic... no feet on the rail please ;o)
Souljah - Sent - 16/Aug/06 with Phill

may have got it onsight if i put my rock shoes on first
jonnyboy - Sent x - Jul/06 with Sharon R

Boy - 2006

ste_d - Sent x - 12/Apr/05

Smelly Fox - Sent x - 2005

g2 - Oct/04

Jon Read - Solo - Aug/04

Laura Hudson - 02/Jul/04

Hidden - May/04

date a guess..hard little bugger I thought.
mux - Sent x - 2004

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Nov/03

Mark Riley - Sent - Jul/03

Ropeboy - Solo - 30/Mar/03

nige - Solo - Feb/03 with mark hounslea

Luke Gilbert - 2002

Cassidy - 03/Sep/01

Coel Hellier - Sent - 1999

Roget - Sent x - 1991

Ground Up
goi.ashmore - Solo RP - 02/Oct/88

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Voting
Total votes cast 63
hard f6B+1 of 35
f6B+1 of 35
easy f6B+8 of 35
hard f6B9 of 35
f6B8 of 35
easy f6B3 of 35
hard f6A+5 of 35
f6A+0 of 35
easy f6A+0 of 35
3 Stars25 of 28
2 Stars3 of 28
1 Star0 of 28
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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 154 (5.2%)
Bouldered129 of 154 (83.8%)
Unknown17 of 154 (11.0%)

'Climbed'59 of 154 (38.3%)
clean O/S10 of 154 (6.5%)
clean β5 of 154 (3.2%)
clean rpt14 of 154 (9.1%)
clean RP60 of 154 (39.0%)
dnf6 of 154 (3.9%)