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Who's Yer (Biological) Daddy?* VS 4c

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45m. P1 15m 4c. From 10m R of Bad to the Bone, climb choss to a buddleia and sapling. Climb the slab, with relative ease, to an overlap. Avoid the loose flake and mantel onto the slab above to reach the headwall. Step left and up to a right-trending intermittent crack. Climb this awkwardly but interestingly to its conclusion in a jumble of dubious looking blocks; then continue to a tree at the rim of the quarry.
M Kann, M Bengey Aug/2009
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Bold for VS, could do with a clean in places, oh and don't forget the secateurs, monster bramble encroaching.
markfromstoke - Lead - 03/Jul/14 with Adrian, Steve N

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/14

Didn't finish as this was a horror show!! Don't do it!!
Felix Ottey - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14

Nice headwall if slightly loose.
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Andrew, Peter

pheotleyr - 2nd β - 18/May/13 with Andrew, Ben

Hmm - felt serious for VS, and loose - and not much traffic (yet). THe lower slabs are quite tricky, but then the move onto the headwall feels poorly protected & very thin / reachy. The rock above seems suspect. The top bit is loose-looking blocks. Glad to get off in one piece! Wouldn't recommend it. More traffic needed - paradoxically.
Phil Murray - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/12 with Liz

VS seems right, but we think 4c, especially after it cleans up a bit more. Good climbing after the grotty start, and especially good on the headwall.
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Clare

Reclimbed with Bill Naylor with the new more direct start after extensive cleaning. Exactly how death was avoided on the FA I'm not entirely sure as the amount of loose "material" that was released during descaling operations was quite staggering... still, it's cleanish now and the climbing on the headwall is actually pretty excellent!
mike kann - Lead rpt - 26/May/11 with Bill Naylor

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