Blessed are the Weak** 7a+
[Gary Gibson on the first ascent of Blessed are the Weak, Willersley, 3 kb]34m.

Rockfax Description
... for they shall be pumped. A good sport route following the line of fixed gear up the shallow groove and the leaning wall above by sustained intricate climbing. The high 1st bolt means a wire might not go amiss. Popular. © ROCKFAX

FFA. Gary Gibson 1987

Photo: Gary Gibson on the first ascent of Blessed are the Weak, Willersley © S11
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This climb is in 55 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Second go like everyone else after falling at crux on OS attempt. somewhat disappointing given the stated length of 34m, more like half that. Nice bit of rock but I was expecting a sustained route with shake-outs not a borderline boulder/PE sprint.
nai - Lead RP - 30/Sep/14 with Andrew

Fell of crux on the onsight, lead clean second go. Hard
oldcheese - Lead RP - 16/Sep/14 with Dave Hanby graham

oldcheese - Sent x - 16/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jun/14

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead RP - 20/Jul/13 with Steve Harby

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/13

DaveFidler - Lead RP - 15/Jul/13 with Tom Welch, Arron Quinn

K Wall - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/13

Ssebo Banange - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead β - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Jun/13

once for fun and once for draws.
BRoe - Lead rpt - 26/May/13 with Mark Roe

One bolt to bolt then did it.
Si dH - Lead rpt - 21/May/13 with Andy

Tried the onsight but most of it was really damp, took about 30 minutes to dry it into a decent enough condition, and even then it was pretty appauling. First go after cleaning.
BRoe - Lead RP - 20/May/13 with whitehouse_rhys, Mark Roe

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Aug/12

Took a while to understand the crux sequence but not too bad after figuring it out. One to return for.
DaveFidler - Lead dog - 01/Aug/12

Ethan - Lead - 05/Jun/12 with Don Walker

dominic lee - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/12 with nathan lee

close on the flash. 1st rp.
nathanlee - Lead RP - 29/Mar/12 with Dom Lee

khawk - Lead RP - 02/Oct/11 with DT

Hidden - TR RP - 01/Oct/11

Brian Rodgers - Lead RP - 20/Aug/11 with Dave Bond

First redpoint after a working go. Cruxy, nice moves.
Si dH - Lead RP - 17/Aug/11 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 30/Jul/11 with al

robandian - Lead RP - Jul/11

bigdrew - Lead RP - 14/Sep/10

Matt Fry - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/10 with Andy Janezko

bigdrew - Lead dog - 13/Sep/10 with Matt Fry

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Jul/10

SiW - Lead RP - 17/Jun/10 with Abs

Dave Bond - Lead rpt - 22/May/10 with ian, Simon Wren

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

mic_b - Lead RP - 20/Apr/10 with Michelle

Matt Fry - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/10 with Ethan Walker

Matt Fry - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/10 with Ethan Walker

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead - Jul/09

wrong handed n wet.
dominic lee - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/09 with neil foster, andy elliot

two crucial holds were wet, one to return for. worthwhile
Ian Broome - Lead dnf - 23/May/09 with Bob

Nice climbing, recently rebolted with a proper lower-off, very high 1st bolt so the nearby trad route is not affected. Not 34m - no problems on a 60m rope
Matt Fry - Lead RP - 23/Mar/09 with Alex Blaza

J_Clark - Lead β - 14/Jul/08

Dave Bond - Lead RP - 05/Jul/08 with Tim Banton

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/08

Boy - 2006

Roget - Lead RP - 24/Aug/96 with jon

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/May/90

Hidden - 1990

shark - Lead - 11/Sep/87 with Seb Grieve

Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Jun/87

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