Velvet Silence*** f7A+ / V7
[John McCune on Velvet Silence, 5 kb]8m.

Rockfax Description
The original route on this slab, just within bouldering height. Make a tough mantel onto the gutter and teeter right to the blunt arete which is used to gain the top. There isn't a single pebble on the whole slab. E6 as a solo. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Highball Font 7a+.

FA. Gabe Regan 1987. Onsighted by Johnny 2000

Ticklists: Peak Bouldering - Eastern Grit bold-star up-problems - 7A+Bs, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come, Peak Rock/18/A Boulder Primer.

Photo: John McCune on Velvet Silence © Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing
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This climb is in 17 logbooks, and on 20 wishlists.

BenjaminLinneRyn - Sent - 27/Mar/15

Dirty top,but pretty steady
northy1983 - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/15 with dom

Above pads.
C coldwell-storry - Solo β - 16/Mar/14 with rob lay, Phil Vickers

Mantle punter!!
Ed Booth - Solo dnf - 09/Oct/13 with Rob Greenwood

Ground-up, above pads
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - Sent - Oct/13 with John McCune, Ed Booth, Katy Whittaker, Nathan Lee

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

So good, one of the best!
Ethan - Solo - 17/Feb/13 with Don Walker

mark20 - Sent x - 02/Dec/12

Absolutely brilliant.
BRoe - Solo RP - 08/Sep/12 with whitehouse_rhys, Mark Roe

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Solo - 08/May/12

Hidden - 24/Sep/11

Sooo marginal.
edinbed - Sent - 31/Oct/10

Mantle was the hardest point, Flashed the slab, very green!
MorganPreece - TR RP - 17/Sep/09 with Jessy

About 5 times on a top rope, then soloed above 3 pads (2 regular, 1 small). Very nice moves and a good line. 2nd E6! :)
Matt Fry - Solo RP - 14/Apr/09 with Adam Chapman

Hidden - Jan/09

Dave Bond - Solo RP - 31/Mar/02

WuDavid - 2000

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