Pleasure Dome** E2 5c
38m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
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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dr_botnik - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/15 with Andy

Andy Peak 1 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/15 with Rob smith

Val belayed and Martin Lancaster seconded as a break from his traversing. Took secateurs to snip the thorny wild roses at the top but they broke on first snip - cheap wilko ones!!!
steveb2006 - Lead - 24/May/15 with Valerie Partington

Crux seems easier - it looks like a new layaway block on R - assume some rock has come out to leave this feature - may now only be 5b
steveb2006 - Lead - 05/Sep/14 with Valerie Partington

Did as one pitch and felt really easy. Must have been in god form.
Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Dan Osbasabooboo

eel - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Ian

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

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

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

Have to rest after crux move. Val doesnt second
steveb2006 - Lead dog - 31/Mar/11 with Valerie Partington

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

Afterwards rain forces a cafe break
steveb2006 - Lead - 29/Jun/08 with Valerie Partington

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

steveb2006 - Lead - 02/Jun/07 with Roland Smith

steveb2006 - Lead - 16/Aug/06 with Paul Ramsden

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

Roland leads
steveb2006 - 2nd - 09/Jul/03 with Angela Pingram, Roland Smith

Dave leads with 1 rest
steveb2006 - 2nd - 03/Sep/02 with Paul Eastwood, Dave Taylor

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

Roland leads main pitch after I fail on Aurora Borealis - vegetated. Lead top pitch.
steveb2006 - 2nd - 01/Aug/01 with Roland Smith

steveb2006 - Lead - 18/May/01 with Pete Carter

steveb2006 - Lead - 31/Mar/00 with Gareth Williams

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

nai - AltLd - 1995 with Cal

andrew300169 - AltLd O/S - 1995 with Pom

charlesmfrench - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/93 with Dave Booth

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

steveb2006 - Lead - 03/Apr/93 with Simon Mee

nickcanute - Lead - 1993

uphillnow - 2nd - Sep/92 with Mark Gray

In one pitch
steveb2006 - Lead - 20/May/92 with Brian Hamilton

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

Simon leads top pitch
steveb2006 - Lead - 10/Sep/91 with Simon Mee

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

Good climb doing it one long pitch
steveb2006 - Lead - 16/Aug/89 with Simon Mee

Hidden - 2nd β - 24/Jul/88

Do in 2 pitches. Lead first pitch
steveb2006 - Lead - 25/Apr/88 with Gez Morgan

TonyF - 1983

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