Golden Days** E3 6a
[Golden Days, E3 (6a), The block, Black rocks., 3 kb]8m.

Rockfax Description
The thin flake in the blunt nose has a huge reach (wire) and then a sprint for the rounded top. A midget gem - f6B+ above pads. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Highball Font 6b+.


FA. John Allen 1976

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s.

Photo: Golden Days, E3 (6a), The block, Black rocks. © Mark Duncan
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 55 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Did the boulder variation, very big move with an always watching crowd. To scared to top it out.
dmacmorris - Sent x - 06/Apr/15

Had watched Nick do it a few minutes before, so knew where I needed my feet for the long reach. Above 2 pads.
amccann - Sent β - 27/Mar/15 with Nick

Nick1812P - Sent O/S - 27/Mar/15 with speedy

highrepute - Sent - 21/Feb/15

Didnt have guidebook thought it looked fun, ground up, E3?? well protected for that grade, 6b?? if your short
tim exley - Lead RP - 01/Jul/13 with alice

alicethwaites - 2nd - 01/Jul/13 with Tim Exley

Ground up, two falls. Oh well, cant win 'em all.
deacondeacon - Lead - 15/Apr/13

dr_botnik - 2nd dog - 15/Apr/13 with deacon, Phil Taylor

stupidly wet top out, manteling on wet slopers on the solo is not a good idea.
BRoe - Solo rpt - 03/Apr/13 with CRAIG!, Heather O, whitehouse_rhys, Rob L, Mark Roe

barni - Solo β - 04/Mar/13 with Will, Ethan, luke

Pads for the crux, cam for the top.
Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/13 with Barni

Hidden - 2013

mark20 - Sent β - 02/Dec/12

karol dubas - Lead RP - 26/Oct/12 with Phil Sadler

Matt Cooke - Solo RP - 13/Oct/12 with Rosh

whitehouse_rhys - Solo RP - 08/Sep/12

BRoe - Solo RP - 12/Jul/12 with whitehouse_rhys

Flopped off a few times with crap beta. Mike toproped it with a much better sequence and I copied him. Use your brain, cretin.
DaveFidler - Lead RP - 16/May/12

Dave Mason - TR dnf - 26/Mar/12 with Trev Tatler

Dave Mason - TR dnf - 26/Mar/12 with Trev Tatler

Dirk Uhlig - Solo - 04/Oct/11

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/11 with Andrea Nicholson

tuftynick - Solo rpt - 12/May/11 with rich cross

Hidden - Solo - 12/May/11

First attempt at an E3 Checked the size of gear in the break and then did it first attempt, though I climbed down once to warm my hands and change beta.
archiecb - Lead β - 31/Jan/11 with Anthony Moore

Dirk Uhlig - Lead O/S - 2011

stephenhartley - 2nd dog - 02/Aug/10 with Burns

Hidden - TR - 28/Jun/10

Milne - TR rpt - 28/Apr/10 with dave saxby

Gazleah - Solo - 07/Mar/10 with elizabeth broadbent

2nd go, slipped off with a dirty shoe 1st go. not convinced about the 6b grade from the votes?
Dale Comley - Solo RP - 06/Mar/10 with gaz

finally got on lead today, got 2nd go. definately 6b.
Milne - Lead RP - 18/Oct/09 with tom allsop

Matt Fry - Solo rpt - 14/Apr/09 with Adam Chapman

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Apr/09

Rested before the crux, finally got the move though. Pretty cool route, hard unless you know the sequence...then its still pretty hard!
Sam1991 - 2nd dog - 12/Apr/09 with Dafydd

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/09

Retroflash
Matt Fry - Solo rpt - 26/Dec/08 with Ali Scott

will randall - TR dnf - Nov/08 with tom

Matt Fry - Lead RP - 15/Feb/08 with Sam Dixon

Superb - font 6c maybe
Joe Costello - Sent O/S - 2008 with Liam

brew_guru - TR RP - 2008 with kimbo

Hidden - 2008

Ethan - Solo - 2008 with Ben Humphris, Mark Evans

sparkass - Lead G/U - Nov/07 with Mike Shorter

mshorter - Lead - Nov/07 with dunc

Climb Rox - Lead - 17/Jun/06 with shaun g

Boy - 2006

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - TR RP - 05/Aug/02 with Len Cole

Dave Bond - Solo - 2002

Brian Rodgers - Lead RP - 2001 with Phil Leng

Hidden - 21/Jun/99

Hidden - Lead - 07/Feb/99

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/94

Mark Kemball - Solo - 16/Apr/83

Pedro50 - Solo - 03/Sep/81

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