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[it was 'S' for severe not 'Slippy' wasn't it?, 3 kb]8m. The right-hand crack has nice moves but is squeezed. © ROCKFAX
FA. Gary Gibson 1978

Photo: it was 'S' for severe not 'Slippy' wasn't it? © cragant
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This climb is in 200 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Big John b - 2nd - 10/Apr/14 with Dean

mapperley samurai - 2nd - 29/Mar/14 with Blake Williams, Michael H, Ben Moss

vinspin - 2nd O/S - 29/Dec/13 with kieran19

Kieran19 - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/13 with vinspin

Finished up this from San Melas
Ross.Cooper - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/13 with Patrick Hill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13

Goody - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Ruth Shaw

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/13

ruthonbike - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/13

mikealexpayne - Lead - 24/Sep/13

gpcomps - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/13

3kidsandamortgage - 2nd - 14/Sep/13 with Nick L

adamashcroft - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13

jasonpm - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Jeremy

quality crack climbing
rockmaverick - 2nd - Jul/13 with afghanis Dan

benny_m - 2nd rpt - 15/Jun/13 with Su, Ali Brown

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/13

pete_naylor - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

kate tarrant - Lead O/S - Jun/13

Ricky Layf - 2nd O/S - Jun/13 with Kate

johngriffin - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

pete1185 - 2nd - 07/Apr/13 with Phil Ewels

Alasdair88 - 2nd O/S - Apr/13 with Liz davies

BB95 - 2nd - 17/Mar/13

hannahmmt - 2nd - Feb/13 with Cherry

F*ck strict.
AndrewJamesCherry - Lead O/S - 2013 with Jay-bomb

RVCMC
londonoring - TR - 11/Nov/12

jumpingjimminy - Lead β - 15/Sep/12 with Ellie

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Fred

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/12

Stuck to right-hand crack only. Was very strict (Steve made me)...
charley - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Steve Fletcher

chumleywarner - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Charley Fell

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/12

Hidden - 01/Sep/12

toasted - Lead - 01/Sep/12 with Andy Graham

dja - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12 with Andy Smith

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Aug/12

belaleaderdave - Lead - 20/Aug/12

Purist route
rockman - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 11/Jul/12 with Geoff Mee

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/May/12

Really an eliminate and nice if treated as such. Good one to practice jamming
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12 with Angela Paul

benny_m - Lead rpt - 13/May/12 with Ali Brown

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/12

Alastair - Lead - 12/May/12 with Jane Edwards

AB744 - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Michael Gee

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/Apr/12

nr - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Foz

Hidden - 2012

pclark - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/11 with jimhall

jimhall - Solo O/S - 15/Nov/11 with Paddy

joem - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

Sir-chill-a-lot - 2nd - 06/Nov/11 with Nick Foulds, Jack Pitts

just using the crack on the right.
Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Ian

max railing - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11

bennys89 - Aug/11

Ky - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Crucko

Monkey_bill - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11

Andy DJ - Lead - 03/Jul/11 with CHASETRAILBUILDA

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/11

CHASETRAILBUILDA - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with andy

jaxxman - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

thrutch - Solo - 26/Jun/11

swoollock - Lead - 26/Jun/11

cragant - Lead - 26/Jun/11

gingerwolf - Solo β - 23/Jun/11

kez1 - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/11

RachaelB - Lead - 11/Jun/11 with Cym Moore

Milne - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/11 with tom allsop

Hammy - TR - 04/Jun/11 with Shunt

dpmUK - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with Jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 04/May/11 with Dan

tradguy - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Alice du Preez

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/11

RiPomc - Lead - 01/May/11 with Julie Cooke & Nick Gardiner

JCookie - 2nd - 01/May/11 with Richard Plater, Nick Gardiner

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Paul J, Dick W

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

samsimpson - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Christian Turford

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Sam.EB

B-bop - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Claire Lee

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/11

mcphillipsa391 - Lead - Apr/11

Templeton Adams - Lead - 26/Mar/11 with tez young

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11

bavarianGaz - 2nd rpt - 20/Mar/11 with Damian and Len

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11

Daymo - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Gaz, Len Oakes

Hidden - Lead - 06/Mar/11

Hidden - Solo - 2011

hard at the grade if not using other crack
sleavesley - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10 with Nick Scott

Relatively easy going with good gear. Great belay at the top sheltered from the wind.
Solcambs - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Neil Ronketti

Garron - 2nd β - 26/Sep/10

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

Dux - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/10 with Andy Smith

cj1970 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

najki_2000 - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Chris Rose

tompilgrem - TR rpt - 23/Jul/10 with Nick/D

part.tom - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with armouredego

armouredego - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Tom Parsons

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/10

gingerwolf - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

Double Knee Bar - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/10 with TomBond

Ali H - 2nd - 23/May/10 with Dave WXM

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/May/10

Hard at the gade if you do not use paralel cracks
Ben Hollands - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Wendy Anderson

Spidermunkie - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10

harder than it looks at first, polished and greasy when I did it, not lots of gear either.imo
andrusht84 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with colin egar

lukebowman551 - Lead - 17/Apr/10 with Duncan Bourne

fell off at last but one move, gutted. Shall do it clean next time im there.
bavarianGaz - Lead dog - 28/Oct/09 with Tom

Tom Lee-Field - 2nd dog - 28/Oct/09 with Gaz

wet
emilysmile - Lead - 27/Oct/09

CharlieMack - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09 with mattc86

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/09

tomparrott - 12/Sep/09

mlmatt - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Laura Norcop

Laura-lou - 2nd - 06/Sep/09 with Chink

wolverine - 02/Aug/09 with Iain Mount

naughtybadboy - Lead - 21/Jun/09 with Vic Chambers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

axeman - 2nd O/S - 30/May/09 with schofield

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 11/May/09

Glyn Davidson - Solo O/S - 10/May/09 with Osian

benny_m - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Ali Brown

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09

Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) - Lead β - 19/Apr/09 with Toby Tyas

tompilgrem - 2nd - 12/Apr/09 with Dad

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Dec/08

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/Dec/08

Col Allott - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Alexandra Sturrock

jumpingjimminy - TR O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Ellie

Paul green - TR - 20/Sep/08 with Matthew, Alison, Priestley family

AndyM-LVB - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Brendan Ferguson

Marvino - Lead - 18/May/08 with Rach

rachelwheatcroft - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Marvino

rachelwheatcroft - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Marvino

hapymike - Lead - 15/May/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/08

top roped as crack was very greasy- nice climb.
bobpilgrem - TR - 30/Mar/08 with Bob/Tom

TR with 20 other scouts.
Dan Lane - TR O/S - 17/Mar/08 with Caroline Mccann

misterb - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with rachel.gregory.helen

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

The Mountain Goat - 2nd O/S - 10/Nov/07 with Dom Sellers

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/07 with Jon Miles

cooper leek - Lead O/S - Nov/07 with donk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/07

Jon Read - Solo - 15/Sep/07 with Turner & Sharrat

Challenging most of the way up as a lead but not too scary as leaning in somewhat.
gazbonutter - 2nd - 28/Aug/07 with Vanessa

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/07

captainH - TR O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Jez Hadall

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/07

Mr Wild - Solo O/S - Feb/07

Si dH - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/06 with Neil Furniss

richardhopton - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/06 with Matt Thombs

nige - Solo - 25/Aug/06

RETICENTFISH - TR - 17/Aug/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/May/06

Steady, avoided side-runner in DGB, some sandy moments
Steve Pardoe - Lead - 03/May/06 with Arnaud Garcon

FrankW - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Joe

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/06

Neil Henson - Lead O/S - 2006 with Mark Collins

donkster - Lead O/S - 2006

davek - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Larson

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jul/05

Col Allott - Solo O/S - 2005 with Alex Sturrock

mark s - Solo - 2005

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/04

Carl Smethurst - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/04

Rampikino - Lead - 08/Aug/04 with Liz Hay

Hidden - 2004

nmwr - Solo O/S - 2004

Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/03 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead - 13/Dec/98

craig h - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/98 with Jamie Lillieman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

Hidden - 1995

Duncan Bourne - Solo - 24/Apr/94

OMSKB - Solo - 27/Mar/93

Andy Say - Solo - 20/Aug/91

OMSKB - Lead - 24/Jun/90

Roget - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/90

Hidden - Lead - 18/Mar/90

andrew300169 - 1990

Iain Thow - Solo - 01/Nov/89

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 01/May/88

tapley - Solo - 18/Sep/87

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Voting
Total votes cast 79
hard HS0 of 29
HS0 of 29
easy HS3 of 29
hard S5 of 29
S19 of 29
easy S2 of 29
hard HVD0 of 29
HVD0 of 29
easy HVD0 of 29
hard 4b0 of 28
4b0 of 28
easy 4b14 of 28
hard 4a1 of 28
4a12 of 28
easy 4a1 of 28
hard 3c0 of 28
3c0 of 28
easy 3c0 of 28
3 Stars2 of 22
2 Stars8 of 22
1 Star11 of 22
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Style of ascent

Soloed32 of 200 (16.0%)
Lead87 of 200 (43.5%)
Followed61 of 200 (30.5%)
Toproped11 of 200 (5.5%)
Unknown9 of 200 (4.5%)

'Climbed'76 of 200 (38.0%)
clean O/S110 of 200 (55.0%)
clean β4 of 200 (2.0%)
clean rpt7 of 200 (3.5%)
dogged3 of 200 (1.5%)