Tombstone Blues* 6a
[Approaching the crux., 3 kb]21m.

Rockfax Description
The line out right of The Shield and up the diagonal flake. © ROCKFAX


FA. Alan Steele, Frank Walker 2003

Photo: Approaching the crux. © Jemma Race
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 322 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

D.botts87 - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/15 with John Postlethwaite

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/15 with Marika

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/15

rd20 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/15 with Hazel PC, Hilary CC

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 16/Aug/15 with RD, Hilary

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/15

Alison Cairns - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/15 with Andy

UnkArl - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/15 with Debbie

Debs - 2nd - 08/Aug/15 with Karl

8fsheeh - TR O/S - 07/Aug/15

Ian Stirrups - Lead β - 01/Aug/15 with Tim Howell, Elspeth, Bill Turner, Sue

Unknownbiker - Lead - 31/Jul/15 with Eleanor, Ulli

Compo - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15 with Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15

henry peter jenkins - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15 with tom beeton

Excellent climb worth 2 stars
bobpilgrem - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/15 with Tom

Maddie - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/15 with Micha

MichaelGallimore - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/15 with jon lawson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/15

warm up!
John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/15 with Gareth

Dan Mckinlay - Lead O/S - Jul/15

D Tempest - Lead - 30/Jun/15 with Paul

Nice moves.
Simon2005 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/15 with Gary H

r_o_b_h2 - Lead β - 21/Jun/15 with Matt Harris, Nik Goile

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/15

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Jun/15

Maddie - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/15 with Cal

dabble - TR O/S - 14/Jun/15 with Dan- Gritstone

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/15

Danny Crump - Lead - 10/May/15 with Caleb, Cameron

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/15 with Matthew

1poundSOCKS - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/15

rob.grafton - Lead - 19/Apr/15 with jim h

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/15 with Gordon Jenkin

barn owl - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/15 with Pete Brindle

Hidden - TR dog - 07/Apr/15

wrapped in bacon - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Chris

erictant - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15 with Big Tom, Steve

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 04/Apr/15 with Chris

Hhandy being tall for the crux
chris skipton - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/15 with John Brayshaw

Warm up / last route of the day before Steves dodgey thigh bruising fall.
MTL - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/15 with Steve Marsh

tmawer - Lead rpt - 04/Jan/15 with Mike Norbry

Cameroony101 - Lead β - 2015

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 01/Nov/14 with Chris

chris skipton - 2nd - 01/Nov/14 with John Brayshaw

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 12/Oct/14 with Dan

pebbles - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/14 with astrid, ali

ned_85 - Lead - 26/Sep/14 with Olly Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14

pebbles - Lead - 23/Aug/14 with graham booth, ali

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Peri, Ali Wood

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/14

Hidden - Aug/14

robbo157 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/14 with Neil Cooper

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14

Luke Jones - 2nd - 20/Jul/14 with JR - LMC

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jul/14

chris skipton - 2nd - 17/Jul/14

Hidden - TR - 09/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Jul/14

pete40 - Lead - 06/Jul/14

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14 with Phil

Phil Mercer - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/14 with John Brayshaw

D Tempest - Lead - 22/Jun/14 with Paul

bantamdave - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Yorkshire Brian, Nigel

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/14

saraguti - Lead β - 21/Jun/14 with Axford Studios

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/14

FarmerFred - TR O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Josh

Hidden - TR - 29/May/14

Conan - 2nd - 21/May/14 with KMC

BigTone - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Apr/14

domhowell - Lead - 18/Apr/14 with Danny

Nice climb. Occasionally feels a little bold, but not excessively so.
gav - Lead β - 13/Apr/14 with Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/14

BTphonehome - Lead rpt - 09/Mar/14 with Kasha

kasha_gregson - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Bram

kasha_gregson - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Bram

tmawer - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/14 with Bram

BTphonehome - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/14 with Tony

Martyn Nicholson - Lead - 2014

Unknownbiker - Lead - 12/Oct/13 with Simon Burn, stev1e.wilso

stev1e.wilso - TR - 12/Oct/13 with Simon Burn, Sam

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Oct/13

rob.grafton - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with Craig

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/13 with Tony

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/13

tmawer - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/13 with Jaime Robertson

Hidden - Lead - 25/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13

Jono_LS16 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

tmawer - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/13 with Sean

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/13

alpinismo.uk - TR - 27/Jul/13

Good route, as good as the others.
eldre070 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Mike dodds

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/13

rob.grafton - Lead - 26/Jun/13 with Jim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13

Duncan 88 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Andrew Bladon

Hidden - Lead - Jun/13

Danny Crump - Lead - 20/May/13 with Richard Vaughan

great route but move above overlap too bold for me to lead at the mo
Tanya Savage - TR - 19/May/13 with Neil Pacey

Hidden - 19/May/13

Great route!
Neil Pacey - Lead rpt - 19/May/13 with Tanya Savage

petekeron - Lead O/S - 17/May/13 with Chris Wright

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

keithlambley - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with John T

D Tempest - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Liz

Seymore Butt - 2013

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

woodsy - Lead - 23/Sep/12

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Victoria Shelmerdine, Leslie Humphreys

Hidden - Lead - 02/Sep/12

john morrissey - 12/Aug/12 with Tim Bertenshaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12

monkeyman79 - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with David Edmondson

Mike Hargreaves - AltLd - Aug/12 with Ben Dowman

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/12

not convinced this is the same route. found the crux hard this time, and didnt do it cleanly, but if its the same route i found it absolutely fine the previous time, which seems a bit odd...
pebbles - Lead dog - 14/Jul/12 with poppy, ali

j4kub - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/12 with claire gibson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/12

adamjeffs - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/12

airborne - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Huw Davies

Lakesben - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

nevetsplummer - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

ninkinlous - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

kato'sdad - TR - 22/May/12 with KMC

Ken Taylor - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Steve Livingstone

Sue Underwood - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12 with Polly Sullivan, Nick Russell

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/May/12

Polly4 - Lead - 22/May/12 with Sue Underwood

Really nice line going over the Tombstone engraved on the wall. Some technical moves challenged me, but always felt on top of it, even at height. Loved it.
Beronj - Lead - 08/May/12 with Zara

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Harry Middleton, Ray Sharples

D Tempest - Lead - 15/Apr/12

adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 19/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead - 28/Oct/11

mfisher - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Olly Roberts

matty123 - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Tom Keaveny

Tom Keaveny - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with bweakers

ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Matty

Bex_M - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Duncan Dunbar

tmawer - Lead rpt - 01/Oct/11 with Jaime Robertson, andrea

Hidden - Lead - 01/Oct/11

Rachel Somerville - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/11 with Ali Wood

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/11

pebbles - Lead β - 25/Sep/11 with richard

Hidden - Lead - 25/Sep/11

I liked this - nice moves never hard
lithos - Lead - 25/Sep/11 with richard w

joeflan - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/11

timmsy - Lead β - 04/Sep/11 with Neil

Simon Rackley - Lead O/S - Sep/11 with micky t

Good route.
DaveHo - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Janet

steven - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Ade

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/11

LardClimber - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Nic Dynes

Duncan 88 - Lead O/S - Jul/11

Andy Chambers - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/11 with Frank Booth

uphillnow - Lead - 28/Jun/11 with trever Good

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/11

Peter Smith - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/11 with Steve Simpson, Mick Leather

craig matheson - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11

Very enjoyable
Peter Smith - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Mick Leather

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/11

ChrisB.19 - TR - 09/Jun/11 with Anne, George

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 09/Jun/11 with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman

FrankEd - Lead - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/11

Shuttsie - 2nd - 31/May/11 with Andrea Sales

Andy Graham - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Stu Bolton, Ali Woods

Mattyk - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Wilky

Tim W - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Matt Kilner

Mowglee - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Tim, Ali

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/11

D Tempest - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

philski46 - Apr/11

stevorobs3 - Lead O/S - 2011

djromberg - 2011

KevB - Lead - 20/Nov/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Tanya Savage

Bob - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/10 with S. Harry

mountain man ed - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Sep/10

Heather651 - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/10

joe_lancs - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/10

Karlos - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Ben

Nodmister - Lead dog - 30/Aug/10 with Karl

oooeese - Lead β - 15/Aug/10 with stvey

stvey - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Louise

tmawer - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/10 with Paul

It had just finished raining so tried to avoid the wet holds
Bob - Lead rpt - 01/Aug/10 with S. Harry

tmawer - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/10 with andrea

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/10

mattish2000 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Nick

Vikki Bassek - TR β - 06/Jul/10 with Keith Roberts

petellis - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Sloth, Dorris

Hidden - TR - 15/Jun/10

Conan - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Chris Michalak

Hidden - TR - 15/Jun/10

Hidden - TR - 05/Jun/10

gb05 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Ben Robinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/10

Rose - 2nd - 04/Jun/10 with Dave

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/10

Ran out of energy and rained off.
McKenna - Lead dnf - 29/May/10 with Stewart D

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with mick, wayne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/May/10

Andrew1 - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Hulda

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

rockrat - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/10 with Jemma Race

Bob - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/10 with G. Macauley

good flake and nice climb
Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Alex Young

alexyoung - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Matchbox

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - Oct/09 with Simon D

Hidden - Lead - 27/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09

Rachel Somerville - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/09 with Ali Wood

Bob - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with G. Macauley

Starting to get crimpy and energetic. what a sight at the top!
AshWall - Lead - 29/May/09 with Andrew

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Ali Wood

Hidden - Lead - May/09

climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Andy Hobson

Leelogs - Lead - 25/Apr/09 with Chris

joeflan - Lead O/S - Apr/09

mbambi - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09

Adamec Jan - Lead - 2009 with Hanka

ekaterina sigida - Lead - 2009 with Richard Moses

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Oct/08

Dave Rumney - 05/Oct/08 with Sean Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08

gibbo38 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with brian

naughtybadboy - Lead - 21/Sep/08 with Paul Gibson

tash - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with ellie

robert10507 - 2nd - 30/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/08

Booey - 2nd - 27/Jul/08

ian d f - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Mark

markfromstoke - Lead - Jul/08 with Ian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/08

Claire S-J - 2nd - May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Apr/08

duzinga - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/08 with Pete

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/08

Simon Rackley - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/08 with andy barnes, darren hudson

Hidden - 09/Feb/08

gonzo_ls9 - 2008

petegunn - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Dec/07

Hidden - TR dog - 30/Dec/07

Raining/Spitting. Nice flake. COLD.
Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/07 with Alex Young

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/07

Dave Westby - Lead - 21/Jun/07 with Tony Hulme

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

furry - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Alex Young

alexyoung - 2nd rpt - 08/Apr/07 with Steve

spacey - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07 with jo macey

jossa - 2nd - Mar/07 with Moley

Hidden - TR rpt - 04/Feb/07

simoncov - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07 with Steve

alexyoung - TR dog - 2007 with Paul "The Dark Side" and Kirsty

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Oct/06

Tom Phillips - Lead rpt - 17/Sep/06 with leo

Andy Hudson - Lead - 09/Sep/06 with Alan

Hidden - Lead - 26/Aug/06

Tom Phillips - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/06 with John

K Wall - Lead - 29/Jul/06

debbien1 - TR O/S - 29/Jul/06 with Bill

Andy Chubb - Lead - 29/Jul/06 with Bill Wheeler

rilem - 2nd - 20/Jul/06 with Rog S

sdht - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/06 with Sam Stell

reg_measures - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/06 with timmy elson

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/06 with dick

AlanDavis - TR - Jul/06 with Howie

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/06 with martyn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/06

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/06

Mark A Humphries - Lead β - 01/Mar/06 with gary wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/06

khawk - Lead - Feb/06 with WH

Hidden - 24/Sep/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/05

Brown - Lead RP - 25/Jul/05 with Laurence King

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/05

Trobbo - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/05 with darren hartley

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/05

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - Mar/05 with Ian

Hammy - Lead - 28/Aug/04 with Joe Gittens

tapley - Lead - 23/May/04 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - Lead - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/03

Dave Musgrove - Lead - Oct/03

Trobbo - Lead O/S - 09/May/03 with martin bennett

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