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Baldstones Traverse** f7A+ / V7

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[Gaz making an effort..., 1 kb]The line of sloping holds gives a pumpy traverse. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Gaz making an effort... © saalty
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This climb is in 62 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Hidden - Sent rpt - Sep/14

zombie_pat - Sent x - 05/May/14

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

Beautiful day in Staffs
Bleu - Sent - 11/Mar/14

Recorded for posterity. Total of 3 sessions working it, falling off at the end 4 times, best go today just failing to reach the flake from the poor sloper by maybe an inch. Got it totally wired and definitely capable but should climb something else for a change! Aim to come back and crush in autumn when the ground is a bit less boggy?
Si dH - Sent dnf - 16/Feb/14

nige - Sent - 02/Jan/14

tchallen99 - 17/Dec/13

Hard! some cool, burly moves... worth the effort
PeteWilson - Sent - 10/Dec/13 with John R, Matt

rain stopped play after quickly getting all the moves. 2nd time in a day!
tombeasley - Sent dnf - 24/Nov/13

AndyJBooth - Sent x - 08/Nov/13

Hidden - Sent x - Nov/13

saalty - Sent rpt - 03/Jun/13 with Gaz

saalty - Sent rpt - 07/May/13 with Lynsey

Hidden - Sent - 24/Feb/13

Nice
Boj S - Sent x - 16/Feb/13

Hidden - Sent - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - Sent x - 09/Oct/12

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Sep/12

saalty - Sent x - 15/Aug/12 with Lynsey

Worked all the moves except the crux. Was getting there on the crux when my skin finally gave way.
leon - Sent dnf - 24/Jul/12

A good steal from an otherwise soggy crag.
GrantB - Sent x - 15/Jun/12

maffujones - 18/Mar/12

galpinos - Sent x - Mar/12 with Sam

SICK PROBLEM!!!!
cliffrad - Sent - 31/Jan/12

eazyclimbing - Sent - 26/Jan/12

PHATSAM - 2012

Perfect problem, sequency and then a bit powerful. Two short sessions, worked the drop-down move and then JUST KNEW I was going to send it next go. First 7A+
Stig - Sent rpt - 16/Nov/11

Failing on drop down move
Stig - Sent dnf - 14/Nov/11 with Greg

Hidden - Sent x - Oct/11

Hidden - 15/Sep/11

rockjedi - Sent x - 19/Jun/11

FrankW - Sent dnf - 20/Mar/11 with Rich M

spacey - Sent dnf - 19/Mar/11 with Frank

2nd go after working out the middle bit
cornishben - Sent x - 26/Nov/10

Hidden - Sent - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - 17/Oct/10

katyvose1 - Oct/10

stevemarkperry - Sent dnf - 23/May/10

Hidden - Sent x - 28/Mar/10

Paulos - Sent - 17/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent x - 06/Mar/10

stevemarkperry - Sent dnf - 20/Feb/10 with Grace Jones

stevemarkperry - Sent dnf - 14/Feb/10 with Grace Jones

Hidden - Sent x - 12/Dec/09

Pura Vida - Sent - 24/Apr/09

gregoritos - Sent - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - 16/Mar/09

mark s - Sent - 03/Jan/09 with andi,simmo,martin,justin

Hidden - May/08

Hidden - Sent dnf - 29/Apr/08

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Mar/08

Hidden - Sent - 2008

Great moves on holds that stay dry in rain. Also very good in reverse.
Souljah - Sent - 31/Dec/07 with On my own

Jon Read - Sent - 30/Dec/07 with Mark Sharratt

Birdo - Sent x - Sep/07

Birdo - Sent x - Sep/07

Hidden - Sent dnf - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - Sent dnf - 17/Mar/07

Dan Savory - Sent - 14/Jan/07

Hidden - Sent x - May/06

Hidden - 2006

peterbull - Sent O/S - 1998

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Steve Banham, Hidden

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hard f7A+0 of 15
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easy f7A+3 of 15
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Style of ascent

Bouldered53 of 62 (85.5%)
Unknown9 of 62 (14.5%)

'Climbed'25 of 62 (40.3%)
clean O/S1 of 62 (1.6%)
clean rpt5 of 62 (8.1%)
clean RP19 of 62 (30.6%)
dnf12 of 62 (19.4%)