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Bad Sneakers E2 5c

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8m. This attempt to climb the smooth slab almost gets forced into the gully before looping back right to finish. Direct is E3. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dave Jones 1977

Ticklists: The Roaches Skyline 'E' challenge.

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This climb is in 40 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Put some gear in (on route) from the ground / gully next to reduce ground fall impact.
ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Claire Duffield

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 21/Jun/14

Flashed the E3 up to the break but then bottled it and finished up the E2. About three pads. Really grateful to the guys who had just cleaned it up and let me have a go over their pads :)
deacondeacon - Sent β - 30/Mar/14

Direct this time. E3
PeteWilson - Solo rpt - 30/Mar/14 with Timm Wilson, Andrew Graham

simonfilson - Lead RP - 25/Nov/13

sam corbett - Solo RP - Jun/13

2themax - TR - 05/May/13

Hidden - TR RP - 20/Apr/13

ianstevens - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/13

clean on using the arete . not clean up the middle:-(
Robnort - TR O/S - 02/Mar/13 with ellie Bromage, adam clemence, paul clauston

a few nice moves but a shame its so close to the gully
PeteWilson - Lead rpt - 19/Feb/13 with Andrew Graham

Hidden - TR O/S - Feb/13

Hidden - TR - Feb/13

Robnort - TR O/S - 24/Aug/12 with adam clemence

Direct
Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Esther Bott

gingerwolf - TR O/S - 28/Mar/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Mar/12

northy1983 - Lead - 2012 with david h

Eliminate and escapable.
richardr - Solo β - 21/Jun/11

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

Ky - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Danny T

fell off watch out for the ledge just above the ground it broke my foot
j4star - Solo dnf - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - TR dnf - 28/Dec/08

donkster - TR RP - 2008 with DaveNW

daveagriff - TR - 2008

damp
dread-i - TR dog - 26/Aug/06 with castleman

Wanna solo this one but unsure of the line.
Col Allott - TR - Aug/05 with Alex Sturrock

mark s - Solo - 2005

Thin smeary moves, but good gear (which I tested!) in the left arete.
Andy Clarke - Lead dog - 10/Oct/04 with Johnny

Retroman3 - TR - 31/Aug/03 with Yan

tlr - Solo - 2000

CrashMat Rob - TR - 01/Aug/96

nai - 2nd - 1995

Hidden - TR - 21/Aug/93

Hidden - TR - 03/May/92

Roget - Solo rpt - 13/Apr/91

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/90

Roget - TR O/S - 1989 with jim

bullybones - 1987

Hidden - Solo - 25/Apr/84

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Andrew Abraham, PeteWilson, Kelly D

Voting
Total votes cast 26
hard E30 of 11
E30 of 11
easy E36 of 11
hard E23 of 11
E20 of 11
easy E21 of 11
hard E11 of 11
E10 of 11
easy E10 of 11
hard 6a0 of 10
6a0 of 10
easy 6a0 of 10
hard 5c6 of 10
5c4 of 10
easy 5c0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 10
5b0 of 10
easy 5b0 of 10
3 Stars0 of 5
2 Stars0 of 5
1 Star3 of 5
0 Stars2 of 5
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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 40 (20.0%)
Lead9 of 40 (22.5%)
Followed2 of 40 (5.0%)
Toproped19 of 40 (47.5%)
Bouldered1 of 40 (2.5%)
Unknown1 of 40 (2.5%)

'Climbed'14 of 40 (35.0%)
clean O/S11 of 40 (27.5%)
clean β2 of 40 (5.0%)
clean rpt4 of 40 (10.0%)
clean RP4 of 40 (10.0%)
dogged2 of 40 (5.0%)
dnf3 of 40 (7.5%)