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[South Gully a nice little climb , 2 kb]8m. The final cleft in the cliff is polished and awkward. © ROCKFAX
FA. John Laycock 1913

Photo: South Gully a nice little climb © Mark Treeby
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This climb is in 138 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 12/Jul/14

Horrible climb, I wouldn't bother with it again
nation1 - TR - 30/Jun/14 with William

Hidden - Solo rpt - 25/Jun/14

HassenBali - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

Mr Noble - TR O/S - 25/May/14 with HassenBali

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 17/Apr/14

Hidden - Solo - 08/Apr/14

David McMahon - TR β - Apr/14 with Wayne Talbot

westaway - Solo - 03/Jan/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 11/Dec/13

polish? nah just wriggle up it chimney style.
jwhereat - Lead - 01/Dec/13

Rockafella - 2nd O/S - 24/Nov/13

TJ Mather - Lead dog - 16/Nov/13

Dom Bloomfield - 2nd dog - 16/Nov/13 with Tom mather

Oo - 2nd - 10/Nov/13

Don Jebus - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/13

Curlyhelen - 2nd - 29/Sep/13 with Leon

Very polished!
dsgarner - TR O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Jade N

robblowen - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/13 with Munch, Jules

munch88 - 2nd β - 01/Jun/13 with rob

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13

I thought it S (polished like a bandsmans button)
chris wyatt - Solo O/S - 07/Nov/12

pete_naylor - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/12 with Jake Rumsey

jacobrumsey - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/12

Dan818 - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12

Dan818 - TR O/S - 14/Sep/12

Good footholds for the first rise but generally well polished. Ended up shunting up the chimney. Long sleeves would have been advised.
mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12 with Ben Moss

A full body work out
lukerockwalker - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/12 with Christina Turtle

Good chimney start - gets much easier after this.
str1nger - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with David Kingaby

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12

D.Andrew - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12

edordead - Lead - Jun/12

nickmattia - Solo O/S - 22/May/12

Neil D - 2nd - 06/May/12 with Nadeem Rahim, Beth Hodgett

MoWalker3 - 30/Mar/12 with Craig, Cormac

Brown - Solo - 06/Nov/11 with Lily, John

Exodus - Solo O/S - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/11

Dirk Uhlig - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/11

j.townley - TR - 14/Aug/11

robblowen - 2nd rpt - 05/Aug/11 with Ian

schristophersmith - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Ian Redfern

Reds - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with schristophersmith

very polished crucial move... did not feel comfortable so did not finish.
nick_curtis01 - 2nd dnf - 29/Apr/11 with Ian Bailey

eeonz - Lead - 29/Apr/11

papalazarou - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/11

AndyPagett - TR - 14/Apr/11 with Ben Laverick, Adam Mitchell

Awkward yes certainly.
J25 - Lead - 24/Mar/11 with Tim Harper

Climbingdrummer - 2nd RP - 24/Mar/11 with Jonny

Apparently it's minging when dry. When wet it's horrendous. Good for practising gear placements though.
squicky - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with rg1976

rg1976 - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/11 with squicky

Green!
tinyali - Lead - 20/Nov/10 with Scott Hill

scott.hill - 2nd - 20/Nov/10 with Alisa

JenDear - 2nd O/S - Oct/10

bavarianGaz - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/10 with Tom

Tom Lee-Field - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/10 with Gaz

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/10

batterj2 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Kirsty Taylor

AndyPagett - Solo - 23/Jun/10 with Phil Bentley, John Buckle, Adam Mitchell

Out for a walk with the girlfriend and her parents. Nipped up this when backs were turned.
Will Hunt - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd β - 30/May/10

mhawk - Lead O/S - 29/May/10 with Kai Ren Ong

Warm up route
bennevis - 2nd - 12/May/10 with paul

Slippery and crazy, good for warm up.
arunthomas - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Pierce Ferris

LoneBoulderer - 2nd - 21/Mar/10 with LivinITlarge

POLISHED
LivinITlarge - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Joe

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jan/10

Chucked a hex in the first crack and went for it.
Rhythm24 - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10 with MikeCheque

Danny Crump - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Dave Delarre

charley - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Kev

Tithe Technique - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with Peter Ziak, Ange, Steve Fletcher, Charley

Hahahah...did the wriggly worm on this one :D VDiff???? I think not!
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Steven Fletcher

chumleywarner - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Angela Paul

MorganPreece - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/09 with Morgan Preece (ME)

Chewie - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09

Michelle_250 - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/09 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09

robblowen - 2nd β - 20/Jun/09 with craig

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09

A nice way to start the day.
bobbarnes00 - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Richard Roberts

oi_now - 19/Apr/09

Pilch - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/08

Jamie Buxton - 2nd - 26/Aug/08 with getk

KarlH - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/08 with Gemma

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/08

KillingtonT - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08 with Andrew May

boomerang - 2nd - 24/Jun/08 with KillingtonT

Utter sh!t
Matt Fry - Solo O/S - 02/May/08 with Ali Scott

Hidden - Lead dnf - 24/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/08

brew_guru - Lead O/S - Mar/08 with kimbo

Warren Earle - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Nev

thrutch - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2008

Hidden - TR O/S - 2008

polished and awkward is the biggest understatement ever!
lenn1346 - 2nd rpt - 15/Sep/07 with JK

clintos - Solo - 04/Sep/07

Alfredo - Solo - Sep/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 22/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/07

fruitcake72 - 2nd dnf - 22/May/07 with mic_b

Insanely awkward and polished
vvanhinsbergh - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with Will Payling

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 11/Sep/06

Very polished at the bottom. Got very cramped up trying to bridge up the polished bit. Not a classic route.
SuperstarDJ - 2nd - 17/May/06 with Steve Watkins

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 14/May/06 with Tom Lambert

A squash and a squeeze !!!
mungo - 2nd β - 11/May/06 with Steve watkins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/06

Hidden - Solo - 05/Sep/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Dec/04

SteveM - Lead - 09/Jul/04 with Cogie

hedgehog77 - Lead - 05/Sep/03

First ever lead
Rammo - Lead - 23/Mar/03

The start of mortality. Pulling on a sling to get up a Diff chimney whilst the object of attention for loads of school kids. What a great 30th birthday weekend!
SteveM - Lead dog - 01/Feb/03 with Tobs

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 08/Sep/01

Budge - Solo - 06/Sep/01

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/00

Rampikino - Lead - 21/Aug/99

Hidden - Solo - May/99

CrashMat Rob - Solo - 26/Dec/97 with Nicky

wet day
EddieA - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/97 with Simon W

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Nov/96

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/95 with Robert Mirfin

Hidden - Solo - 08/Apr/89

Iain Thow - Solo - 16/Jul/88

Hidden - Solo - May/87

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Oct/86

Hidden - Lead - 1985

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 15/May/83 with Alfreton MC

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 02/May/82

Andy Say - Solo - 1972

mikej - Solo - 03/May/69 with Mike Browne, John Bickerdyke, Geoff Williams

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Style of ascent

Soloed34 of 138 (24.6%)
Lead50 of 138 (36.2%)
Followed43 of 138 (31.2%)
Toproped8 of 138 (5.8%)
Unknown3 of 138 (2.2%)

'Climbed'46 of 138 (33.3%)
clean O/S72 of 138 (52.2%)
clean β5 of 138 (3.6%)
clean rpt7 of 138 (5.1%)
clean RP1 of 138 (0.7%)
dogged3 of 138 (2.2%)
dnf4 of 138 (2.9%)