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Boysen's Delight* E1 5c

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[Boysen's Delight, crux., 3 kb]10m. A thin crack leads with difficulty (and good runners) into the easier twisting fissure above and often via some bird plop. © ROCKFAX
FFA. Martin Boysen 1968

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List.

Photo: Boysen's Delight, crux. © caradoc
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

markalmack - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/13 with Howard, chris todd

Nice move to get into the grove!
Andrew Abraham - 10/Nov/13 with Ceara

Took me a few goes to workout the move getting into the groove. Very Good!
monsteratt - Lead RP - 10/Nov/13 with Dan Fairbank, Nick Whimster, Andrew Abraham

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Nov/13

hard first moves indeed
manwithacam - 2nd - 08/Sep/13 with Mike R

great route, had tried the start before and not managed it, it just went tonight tho!
PeteWilson - Lead - 07/Jun/13 with Dave

RamblingRyan - 2nd - 14/Oct/12 with Danny, Col

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/12

deserves more than 1 star. tough for hvs but probably not quite e1
Alex@home - 2nd O/S - 02/May/12 with The Doctor

Hidden - TR RP - 12/Nov/11

Boy - Solo - 06/Nov/11

fennerz - Solo O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Sean Grady

Dave Rumney - 04/Sep/11 with Tanya Milner

vanderz - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11 with patrick dawson

This is given HVS in Roaches guidebook though it was appropriate. First section was tricky trying to pull into the corner but after several attempts managed it and then really enjoy the exposed move around the nose and nice finish.
Chris Harding - Lead RP - 20/Jul/11 with Danny

Nice moves off the ground, but completely horrified by move off the block and the same move repelled 5 more of our party- all significantly better climbers than I!
NB Pixel - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/11 with Mick

Rory Shaw - 2011

It took a few attempts.
caradoc - Lead - 17/Oct/09 with emma v.

mark s - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/07 with andi t

Tuesday nighter action.
Jon Read - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/07 with Frank the Decorator

Roget - Solo rpt - 06/Apr/02

Hidden - Lead RP - 1998

Roget - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/96

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/90

Roget - 2nd O/S - 1989 with jim

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/87

Mark Kemball - Solo - 13/Sep/81

Mark Kemball - Solo dnf - 11/May/77

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
kim.mulji, PeteWilson

Voting
Total votes cast 26
hard E20 of 8
E20 of 8
easy E20 of 8
hard E10 of 8
E12 of 8
easy E10 of 8
hard HVS6 of 8
HVS0 of 8
easy HVS0 of 8
hard 6a0 of 9
6a0 of 9
easy 6a2 of 9
hard 5c3 of 9
5c4 of 9
easy 5c0 of 9
hard 5b0 of 9
5b0 of 9
easy 5b0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 9
2 Stars7 of 9
1 Star2 of 9
0 Stars0 of 9
Bag of .....0 of 9
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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 28 (28.6%)
Lead9 of 28 (32.1%)
Followed7 of 28 (25.0%)
Toproped1 of 28 (3.6%)
Unknown3 of 28 (10.7%)

'Climbed'11 of 28 (39.3%)
clean O/S9 of 28 (32.1%)
clean rpt2 of 28 (7.1%)
clean RP4 of 28 (14.3%)
dnf2 of 28 (7.1%)