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The Lime Arch** 6b+

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[Cold spring morning on the Lime Arch. Beautiful sustained climbing., 3 kb]14m. On the opposite side to Arch Enemies, the steep red wall is much easier than it looks! After the initial easy start head up and rightwards to a good flake then continue either moving left to the first obvious hole, or climb straight up on good crimps and a big move to finish.
Gary Gibson 1982

Photo: Cold spring morning on the Lime Arch. Beautiful sustained climbing. © R2B
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 52 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Definitely worth seeking out. Didn't have enough juice left for the top crux of arch rival.
david morse - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with KT

Hidden - TR dog - 24/Aug/14

Si dH - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/14 with Chris Taylor

Eugetj - Lead - 02/Aug/14 with Mark richardson

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14

TRFrost - Lead β - 26/Jul/14 with R. Richmond

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/14

Dan Hostford - Lead dnf - 13/Jul/14 with Remus Knowles, Alun Freem

skygodley - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with SarahM

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/14

Dale Comley - 2014

belay bunny turned bad - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Jenny, al, nicky, james

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/13

Fell off Flash attempt, excuse is no warm up as this is the easiest route at the crag, got clean second attempt.
garynovis - Lead RP - Sep/13

Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Chris Taylor

What a route, 3 stars, if only it was longer!
Haydn Jones - Lead β - 03/Aug/13 with pep

Flash (thanks for the beta!)
gill - Lead β - 22/Jul/13 with dav

Jake Young - Lead RP - 17/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/13

GuitarGenius92 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Alistair Brash

Unusually good as peak lime warmups go
AlistairB - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Joel Mendes

Jordanh031 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13

olly12344 - 16/Jun/13

ambrooker - Lead RP - 02/Jun/13 with Sam Keyne, Tom

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Alice, Sam Keyne

andybirtwistle - 19/May/13 with Ian Birtwistle

drysori - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/13 with Dunc

Hidden - TR dnf - Apr/13

alek - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Martin Cleaver

Hidden - Lead β - 02/Sep/12

DDDD - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/12 with Sham

Superb route, pleasantly sustained all the way
jonleighton - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12

riddle - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Mike Stephenson

For 6b+ this is outstanding.
DDDD - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Seb Grieve

aretherenoneleft - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Henry Jepson

DaveFidler - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

dominic lee - Lead - 20/May/12 with nathan lee

nice warm up. good session on arch enemies.
nathanlee - Lead β - 20/May/12 with Dom Lee

Hidden - 29/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead β - Sep/11

Katya - Lead dog - 16/Aug/11 with Chris Coleman

Jordan - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/11 with Andi 'scree runner' Turner

andi turner - Lead - 01/Aug/11 with Jordan 'skin's good' Buys

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/11

highrepute - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11

3rd RP
elliepygall - Lead RP - 21/Jun/11 with James

Boy - Lead - 12/Jun/11 with Jamie big hands, Rob Smith

Ethan - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/11 with Jon Clark

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/11

Roget - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/91 with colin

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/89

Hidden - Lead - 01/Oct/88

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, radmin6666, mapperley samurai

Voting
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easy 6b0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead45 of 52 (86.5%)
Followed1 of 52 (1.9%)
Toproped2 of 52 (3.8%)
Unknown4 of 52 (7.7%)

'Climbed'12 of 52 (23.1%)
clean O/S24 of 52 (46.2%)
clean β6 of 52 (11.5%)
clean rpt2 of 52 (3.8%)
clean RP4 of 52 (7.7%)
dogged2 of 52 (3.8%)
dnf2 of 52 (3.8%)