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Velvet Silence** E6 6c

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[Balancing along Velvet Silence, 3 kb]8m. The original route on this slab is just within bouldering height. Make a very hard mantel onto the gutter and teeter right to the blunt arete which is used to gain the top. Not a single pebble on the whole slab. © ROCKFAX
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: Balancing along Velvet Silence © RhysW
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 15 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

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 - UKC - Sent - Oct/13 with John McCune, Ed Booth, Katy Whittaker, Nathan Lee

Sketchy conditions, so good. JOAB not in good enough condition, getting annoying.
BRoe - Sent rpt - 08/Jun/13 with Chloe, whitehouse_rhys

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 - Sent x - 08/Sep/12 with whitehouse_rhys, Mark Roe

Perfect.
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

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Robin Nichols, AndrewJamesCherry, Hidden, Mike Goldthorp, Harry Chaplin, Matt Reid, whitehouse_rhys, MarkRoe, hoodmonkey, jonnybull, con321, matthomas79, Hidden, Hidden, St0neMonkey

Voting
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hard E70 of 12
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