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Pleasure Dome** E2 5c

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38m, 2 pitches. 1) 5c, 24m. Climb the crack steeply through the bulges then follow the right-trending groove to the small but comfortable stance on Pothole Wall. Quite hard work at the grade. 2) 5b, 14m. Traverse left to pass the bulges then finish back rightwards up the hanging rib and into the shrubs - exposed. © ROCKFAX
FA. Phil Wilson, Mark Walton, John Walker 1978
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Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14

bigdrew - 2nd rpt - 19/Jun/14 with Ian Milward

What a fantastic route.felt really good value,almost like it was harder but was not quite!A lovely evenings climbing in the sun with lots of commitment!
jon_gill1 - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/14 with chris Lyness

wolverine - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Matt Sparkes

Simon Davis - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Tim P

ejected - 2013

Wayne S - 2nd - 02/Aug/12

First proper e2, did as one pitch and created a little rope drag. some crumbly loose holds on the first pitch. no really hard moves, but the top pitch feels quite committing esspecially with the overgrown rose bushes and slightly damp top out! great position.
catblack - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/12 with Skippy

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11

One of my favourite E2s. The brambles aren't too bad at the moment.
Andrew Barker - 2nd - 01/Aug/11 with Tom Ramsden

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - 11/Jun/11

in 1 pitch
Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Tim Banton

Lead 1st pitch
drcorbasisgod - AltLd O/S - 15/May/11 with Charles Moreton

1 rest on p1. Led p2
cem - AltLd dog - 15/May/11 with Chris Parson

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/Mar/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10

Led in one pitch, ropedrag wasn't a problem, brambles on the last few metres were! If you're reading this ahead of doing the climb, please take some secateurs! The traverse felt very airy. Excellent route.
Misha - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09

mic_b - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/09 with mrsbate

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/09

Nice climbing on P1. Good gear for exposed part of P2, but the moves felt disappointing... Horrid overgrown topout
Matt Fry - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/08 with Sam Dixon

Craaazy! leaders top gear all fell out, leaving me with no gear between me and him on the second pitch, didnt fancy the bulge as would have swung very hard into opposite face if i fell, so climbed up an evil green groove on the left, dodgy!
Sam1991 - 2nd dnf - 08/Sep/08 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/08

Done in one pitch.
Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Rob Grant

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/06

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/06 with Alex

i did second pitch, great exposure, not as hard as it first seems, shame about the thorn-plastered top out.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/06 with Steve Ramsden

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jul/03

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Sep/02

Lost my nerve and pulled on in-situ thread near top 1st pitch. Nervy gear....thought it was desperate!
nickdonohue - AltLd dog - Jun/02 with Mike Peak

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/01

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/01

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/00

sadams - AltLd - 20/Aug/96 with Hugh Cottom

nai - AltLd - 1995 with Cal

andrew300169 - AltLd O/S - 1995 with Pom

2,L.
charlesmfrench - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/93 with Dave Booth

andrew300169 - AltLd O/S - 04/May/93 with Pom

Hidden - Lead - 03/Apr/93

nickcanute - Lead - 1993

Hidden - Lead - 20/May/92

Roget - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/92 with jon

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/91

Neil R - 2nd - 20/May/90 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/May/90

Billg - Lead O/S - Mar/90

Hidden - 1990

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/89

Hidden - 2nd β - 24/Jul/88

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/88

Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard E30 of 13
E30 of 13
easy E35 of 13
hard E22 of 13
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easy E20 of 13
hard E10 of 13
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hard 6a0 of 12
6a0 of 12
easy 6a0 of 12
hard 5c5 of 12
5c7 of 12
easy 5c0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead31 of 56 (55.4%)
Followed11 of 56 (19.6%)
Alt Leads10 of 56 (17.9%)
Unknown4 of 56 (7.1%)

'Climbed'25 of 56 (44.6%)
clean O/S22 of 56 (39.3%)
clean β1 of 56 (1.8%)
clean rpt4 of 56 (7.1%)
dogged3 of 56 (5.4%)
dnf1 of 56 (1.8%)