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The Overhang*** V5 / f6C

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[Wrong beta on The Overhang, 2 kb]Undercut the overhang and move left to a rounded finish. A sit-down start is V7. © ROCKFAX

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 174 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

scott quinn - Sent x - 05/Jul/14

gingerwolf - Sent dnf - 22/Jun/14

petegunn - Sent - 15/Jun/14 with Jeremy, Davina

Joe Costello - Sent - 10/Jun/14

farmus21 - Sent - 14/Apr/14 with Peter Hill

Rob Rocket - Sent - 08/Apr/14

Adam.May - Sent x - 04/Apr/14

Davefro - 03/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent x - 15/Mar/14

Hidden - Sent x - 15/Mar/14

Great problem! Had real fun working this.
Adam_42 - Sent x - 13/Mar/14

Hidden - Sent x - 03/Mar/14

saffy - Sent x - 13/Oct/13

Hainsy - Sent - 13/Oct/13 with EUMC

OliBangbala - Sent - 01/Oct/13

BRoe - Sent rpt - 01/Oct/13 with Chief, DanG, Theo, Jordan, whitehouse_rhys

Timothy Miller - Sent O/S - 25/Sep/13 with James Mortimer

Easy for v5 but good
Jake Shaw - Sent - 08/Sep/13

whispering nic - Sent x - 28/Aug/13

easy for 6c
tgeh - Sent x - 13/Aug/13 with dan geh

3rd go. easy
Dan Geh - Sent x - 13/Aug/13 with Thomas Geh

KristopherHall - Sent x - 25/Jun/13 with Tom Sugden

Flashed from the ss, didn't realise ss was eliminate and used RH in crack before matching the undercut
Stingraypoindex - Sent O/S - 16/Jun/13

DC - Sent O/S - 13/Jun/13

wildbill - Sent - 04/Jun/13 with Lee Smith, Owain Lewis

John Kettle - Sent - 22/May/13

johang - Sent - 04/May/13 with Mike Metcalfe, Stu "Fatty" Plumb

peter.ravenscroft27 - Sent - 04/May/13

Goose4 - Sent - 04/May/13 with Remy

3rd go after pulling my tendon on the 2nd! repeat ascent
daftendirekt - Sent x - 13/Apr/13

BRoe - Sent O/S - 09/Apr/13 with whitehouse_rhys

CosmicHobo - Sent x - 08/Apr/13

Craig McMahon - Sent - 30/Mar/13

Had to start with RH in crack as couldn't reach undercut from the floor
Daniels735 - Sent x - 01/Mar/13 with Peter Schindler

JohnBear - Sent - 23/Feb/13

Adam Booth - Sent O/S - 18/Nov/12

Craig McMahon - Sent - 23/Oct/12

Craig McMahon - Sent - 21/Oct/12

Harry Holmes - Sent x - 07/Oct/12 with Joanna, Liyen

Hidden - Sent O/S - 06/Oct/12

Close to sitter but thwarted by downpour
Boy - 04/Oct/12

Craig McMahon - Sent - 23/Sep/12

petegunn - Sent - 09/Sep/12 with Matt Roberts, Jeremy, Davina

John Kettle - Sent - 05/Sep/12

elliepygall - Sent O/S - 11/Aug/12 with James

highrepute - Sent - 11/Aug/12

sonnyss - Sent x - Aug/12

First V5. Bottled it once on the top out, got it after another few goes.
Laurence Cowton - Sent - 07/Jul/12

Matt Harle - 20/Jun/12

TGreen - Sent x - 17/Jun/12

Mark D - Sent x - 17/Jun/12 with Rosie Henstock, Tom Green, Tommy B

myoung - Sent O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Helen

Cassidy - Sent O/S - 06/May/12 with Helen Cassidy

3rd go, really nice. sloppy top out tho!
daftendirekt - Sent x - 30/Apr/12 with Jay, Craig, Cam, Mark Robb

petegunn - Sent - 10/Apr/12 with Davina

joe.91 - Sent x - 06/Apr/12

iamstebarker - Sent - Apr/12

pie_eater_pete - Sent x - 27/Mar/12

PeterJuggler - Sent x - 27/Mar/12

Laura Hudson - Sent - 24/Mar/12 with Richard Hession

samrad - Sent O/S - 24/Mar/12

Completely desperate 20+ goes. Couldn't touch the sitter...
peterp - Sent x - 18/Mar/12 with sarah

Cracking problem!
chris_j_s - Sent x - 11/Mar/12 with Catherine Speakman

Tom Seccombe - Sent x - 10/Mar/12 with Jack Curtin

Dave Heaton - Sent - 05/Mar/12 with James Forbes

craig naylor - Sent - 13/Jan/12

V7 Sit Start
KristopherHall - Sent rpt - 18/Dec/11

j miller - Sent O/S - 04/Dec/11

mfisher - Sent x - 15/Oct/11 with Xavier Evans, Tom Keaveny

Tom Keaveny - Sent x - 15/Oct/11 with mfisher

KristopherHall - Sent x - 01/Oct/11

MarkRoe - Sent x - 26/Sep/11 with Tom Kirby

Hidden - Sent x - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Sent - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - Sent x - 09/Aug/11

Lord_ash2000 - 03/Jul/11

Boulder V5
OERees - Sent x - 04/Jun/11

petegunn - Sent - 27/May/11 with Owain, Lee, Davina & Steve

Exodus - Sent x - 20/May/11 with Matt R

steepstuff - 17/May/11

Hidden - Sent β - 02/May/11

AndyJBooth - Sent x - 01/May/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 24/Apr/11

John Kettle - Sent - 19/Apr/11

Flashed the sit down start
peterbull - Sent O/S - 18/Apr/11

rockrat - Sent rpt - 18/Mar/11 with Bruce Johnson, Jemma Race, Neza Novak, Luke Armitage

Better from the sit start, which isn't V5 whatever Nick says.
i_a_coops - Sent O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Jenni

garburn - Sent x - 03/Mar/11

petegunn - Sent - 03/Feb/11 with Davina

Great climb and probably fair at V5. The sit start is probably stiff V5 or soft V6.
Nick White - 2011

kingholmesy - Sent O/S - 2011

Somerset swede basher - Sent x - 11/Dec/10 with Mr. Hangover

GPN - Sent - 20/Nov/10

Hidden - Sent - 13/Nov/10

sgl0jd - Nov/10

tim newton - Sent x - 14/Oct/10

Hidden - Sent β - 02/Oct/10

JLS - Sent dnf - 27/Sep/10

Hidden - Sent - 17/Sep/10

Hidden - Sent x - Sep/10

peewee2008 - Sent - 21/Aug/10

rockrat - Sent rpt - 11/Aug/10

nice ! tops a little rounded tho
leepip - Sent x - 08/Aug/10 with justine

Andy Barratt - 02/Jul/10

gb05 - Sent β - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Sent x - 23/Apr/10

Hidden - Sent O/S - 17/Apr/10

rockrat - Sent rpt - 17/Apr/10 with Ste Hodgson, Craig Naylor, Nick Michel

rockrat - Sent rpt - 17/Apr/10

rockrat - Sent rpt - 09/Apr/10

john lynch - Sent O/S - 01/Apr/10 with Dave, johan, fred prall, Lewis Andrew

James Prowse - Sent - 28/Mar/10 with Dirk and Graham

gforce - Sent - 28/Mar/10 with James, Dirk

Hidden - Sent x - 01/Mar/10

Boj S - Sent - Feb/10

Hidden - 2010

derico - Sent x - 11/Dec/09 with Guy

DaveFidler - Dec/09

With ditting start
schultz - Sent x - 09/Oct/09

bfreeman - Sent β - 10/Sep/09 with Jon & Chris Freeman, Dan Turner

troutbeck - Sent - 07/Sep/09

benj_d - Sent x - 01/Aug/09

danm - Sent - 18/Jul/09

2nd go this session. Bottled last session due to recovering ankle.
Chazz - Sent x - 08/Jul/09 with Matt Rowat

Hidden - Sent x - 25/Jun/09

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Jun/09

rockrat - Sent x - 09/Jun/09

Hidden - Sent - Jun/09

Hidden - Sent x - 03/May/09

Hidden - Sent - Apr/09

GPN - Sent - 28/Mar/09

mattish2000 - Sent dnf - 02/Jan/09 with Nick

Josie ball climbed
daddy day care - Sent - 2009

Hidden - Sent x - 2009

Pura Vida - Sent - 01/Nov/08

Hidden - Sent x - Nov/08

spam - Sent - 11/Oct/08

Nice, not so gracious topout!
Richard Hession - Sent O/S - 11/Oct/08

le t - Sent x - 10/Sep/08 with Aki

Sit Start. Beastly. v7.
butterworthtom - Sent x - 08/Aug/08 with Charlie Rowatt

Christian Beck - Sent x - Aug/08

Hidden - Sent x - 24/Jul/08

Hidden - Sent x - 15/Jul/08

Hidden - Sent - 05/Jun/08

Ian Broome - Sent - 22/Mar/08 with Tanya

troutbeck - Sent rpt - 28/Feb/08

x2 once with 'heel rest' method
troutbeck - Sent rpt - 17/Feb/08

Tony Little - Sent O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Darren

sit start
Tony Little - Sent β - 16/Feb/08 with Darren

robert10507 - Sent - 2008 with Jack Bray, John Scott

Hidden - 2008

philipjames - 2008

tomhull - Sent x - 2008

sit start
ewen - Sent - 21/Oct/07

Hidden - Sent - 30/Sep/07

John Kettle - 27/Sep/07

John Kettle - 10/Sep/07

John Kettle - Sent - 21/Aug/07

GPN - Sent - Aug/07

nai - Sent x - 24/Jul/07

John Kettle - Sent - 09/Jul/07

John Kettle - Sent - 23/May/07

John Kettle - Sent - 19/Apr/07

Finally i cracked it! Tough top out.
butterworthtom - Sent β - 23/Mar/07

sammyt - Sent - Mar/07

hebson - 2007

Hidden - Sent - 2007

Hidden - Sent - 08/Oct/06

John Kettle - 29/Aug/06

Hidden - 2006

C coldwell-storry - Sent x - 2006

Hammy - Solo - 10/May/93

Hammy - Solo - 10/May/88

Hammy - Solo - 03/May/86

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Adam_42, rhino_bill, jonnymurtahr, withey, LiamDobson

Voting
Total votes cast 46
hard V60 of 24
V60 of 24
easy V60 of 24
hard V56 of 24
V516 of 24
easy V52 of 24
hard V40 of 24
V40 of 24
easy V40 of 24
3 Stars20 of 22
2 Stars2 of 22
1 Star0 of 22
0 Stars0 of 22
Bag of .....0 of 22
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 174 (1.7%)
Bouldered154 of 174 (88.5%)
Unknown17 of 174 (9.8%)

'Climbed'78 of 174 (44.8%)
clean O/S18 of 174 (10.3%)
clean β6 of 174 (3.4%)
clean rpt9 of 174 (5.2%)
clean RP59 of 174 (33.9%)
dnf4 of 174 (2.3%)