Boomerang* E1 5c
38m.

Rockfax Description
A once popular route up a good natural line, but it is polished and the old pegs are terrible. Climb the pocketed wall to the overhangs then traverse right to enter the groove. Up this by sustained bridging and jamming until things ease and the vegetation starts to take over. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
A fine route up a strong natural line. Climb the pocketed wall to the overhangs then traverse right passing old pegs - the polished crux, - to enter the hidden groove. Up this by pleasantly sustained bridging and jamming until things ease. Pegs still in place but poor (Sept 10)


FA. Steve Read, Steve Hunt (3 pts) 1960
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 60 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Aug/15

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 22/Aug/15 with Rob Middleton

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/15 with jim braithwaite, chris Lyness

This was our warm up route gets hvs 5b in my guide. Best route of the day not that polished my feet did stick on the smears. I had to work hard on this, as I was climbing it I was thinking I shud be finding hvs 5b ok. Glad it's gone up to E1 5c, dave thought this was harder than the E2 we did.
Dale - Lead O/S - Jun/15 with dave

Robb Bert - 17/May/14

Too slippery, not sure I want to try it again.
Kirill - Lead dnf - 15/Jun/13 with Igor Gotlibovych

ig248 - 2nd - 15/Jun/13 with Kirill

ejected - 2013

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/12

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/11 with Esther Bott

Slippery but good fun.
Andrew Barker - 2nd - 01/Aug/11 with Tom Ramsden

Quite stiff but peg protecting crux still there. Other gear also available
Budge - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Doug Hobbs

bigdrew - Lead dnf - 03/Sep/10 with Sam Dixon

bullwinkle - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/10 with John

Harder than Lime street! so slippy needed tension
gordonday - Lead β - 21/Apr/10 with clive

holters - 2010

doughobbs - 2nd - 09/Sep/09 with David Burgess, Dave Valentine-Hagart

Hidden - 2nd β - 09/Jul/09

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

miastacey - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Bob Smith

Hidden - 2nd dog - May/09

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Unseconded, very dirty.
thebigfriendlymoose - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with Stephen

hard route i'd say more like e1
pep - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/03

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 2003 with charles

Polished and delicate on the traverse - quite scary (but good). Take small to medium cams to protect the travers
nickdonohue - Lead - 2002 with Mark McCarthy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

Hard!
cem - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/00 with Graham Dolman

philb - 2nd - 2000

Roget - Lead O/S - 28/May/97 with jim

Daniel Wrightson - Lead O/S - 07/May/95 with Richard Bradbury

nai - Lead - 1995

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/93

hard - pegs were crap & bent
Backinthegame - 2nd - Jun/93 with Mark Atkinson

nickcanute - Lead - 1993

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - Apr/92

ChrisJD - Lead - 12/Oct/91

Hidden - 1990

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/89

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/88

RichardMc - Lead - 04/Oct/86 with Dave Langmead

Hidden - Lead - 17/Aug/86

sadams - Lead - 05/Oct/85 with Aylesbury CC

Nigel Bond - Lead - 14/Sep/85 with Martin Crosby

andy gittins - 1985

Hidden - Lead - 22/Aug/84

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/84

Ian Clare - 1984

TonyF - 1983

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/81

Andy Stephenson - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/81

Ian Clare - 1981

Mark Kemball - Lead - 14/Oct/80

babymoac - 2nd - 01/Aug/80 with MTW

jcw - 16/Jun/79 with Martin Harris

Scary crux
Andy Edgar - Solo rpt - 1978

mikej - 2nd - 15/May/76 with Mike Byles

mikej - AltLd dnf - 13/May/74 with Geoff Williams

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 1973

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