Tales of the Riverbank*** E5 6a

Rockfax Description
A superb sustained pitch, on which the gear is perfect, but hard work to place. A loose wall (old peg and good small wires) leads to the bulge that guards the crack, pull over this then press on rapidly up the soaring line. A couple of bridged rests are available for the long legged but the ability to press on will be found of more use. © ROCKFAX

FA. Steve Read, Roy Leeming, D.Carnell, P.Brown, S.Hunt 1950s. FFA (nearly) John Fleming, Chris Calow (1pt) 1978. FFA. Ron Fawcett 1978 1955

Ticklists: 100 best limestone climbs in Britain, World Graded List, Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution.

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This climb is in 14 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

...did some gardening though
Hannes B - Lead dnf - 30/Aug/15 with Aidan

One rest point.
Brown - Lead - 22/Apr/11 with Lily

Surprisingly difficult to stop and drop wires into the obvious cracks on the balancey middle section
switch - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with James

This route is clean and doesn't rely on dodgy fixed gear. The peg at the initial overhang can be backed up with RPs.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Bob Smith

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/08

Great route, systematically beaten into submission. Contains possibly the best nut placement I have ever used.
andi turner - Lead - 24/May/08 with Mark Sharratt

kp64zl - 2nd - May/96 with David Pickford

Cowflinger - TR O/S - Sep/94 with Andy Sharp

Hidden - 1992

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/90

shark - Lead O/S - 13/May/89

Hidden - Lead β - 14/Aug/88

Hidden - Lead - 1988

Mike Owen - 27/Jul/86 with Elaine Owen, Gavin Peat

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AlexD, theomoore, mike mo
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