Dr Frank(enstein)'s Nightmare 6a
21m.

Rockfax Description
The line passing the old tree root on the right, with a couple of stiff pulls below it. © ROCKFAX


FA. Alan Steele, Frank Walker 2003
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 241 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Simonfarfaraway - Lead - 30/Jul/15 with Rachael

tompilgrem - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/15

bobpilgrem - TR O/S - 10/Jul/15 with Tom

Me thinks a few more bits have fallen off recently. 6a
Simon2005 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/15 with Gary H

Says 6a in guide book
Shuttsie - Lead - 16/Jun/15 with Sharon Stanbridge

First lead on limestone.
dabble - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/15 with Dan- Gritstone

Nice easy route to finish of the day
SomeClimbingGuy - Lead O/S - 23/May/15

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

Hidden - TR - 07/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/15

NickR - Lead - Apr/15

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

Be wary above the 3rd bolt as several large flakes have recently come off leaving the next few metres very loose.
barn owl - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/14

D.botts87 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

Luke Jones - Lead dog - 20/Jul/14 with JR - LMC

6a seems right for the crux
chris skipton - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/14 with DaveyH

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jul/14

D Tempest - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14 with Paul

Hidden - TR - 09/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/14

Andy Chambers - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/14

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

Hidden - Lead - 29/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14

Hidden - Lead - May/14

saffy - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/14

domhowell - Lead - 18/Apr/14 with Danny

pjames87 - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14

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

Martyn Nicholson - Lead - 2014

chris skipton - 2014

Seymore Butt - 2014

Nigel Coe - Lead - 12/Nov/13 with Pete Kelly

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Oct/13

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

tmawer - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/13 with Bram

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

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/13

PeteCheung - Lead - 25/Aug/13 with Ian

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13

Hollywood - 2nd - 09/Jul/13 with Ahogg16

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

erica - TR dog - 19/Jun/13 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Erica

Phil Mercer - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Chris Heald

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/13

Hidden - 08/Jun/13

neil left clips in and dangled short sling down to give extra protection on the tricky move, so a bit cheaty i suppose
Tanya Savage - Lead - 19/May/13 with Neil Pacey

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

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

malc - 2nd - 06/May/13 with Paul Scott

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

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

pete40 - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

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

JanBella - TR - 19/Sep/12

Daniels735 - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/12 with Ellie Barden

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/12

Bertbee - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Leon SH

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/12

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

D Tempest - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

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

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

had to rest
Richard Alderton - Lead dog - 09/May/12 with Curly

Similar line to Living the Dream.
Beronj - Lead - 08/May/12 with Zara

Andy Chambers - Lead O/S - 03/May/12 with Ken Forsyth

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

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/12

cem - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with John Evans, Brad Jackson

g1m147 - Lead O/S - 2012 with Mick.

Hidden - Lead - 28/Oct/11

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

matty123 - Lead - 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 - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Duncan Dunbar

mattwilk - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Dave Falcus

pebbles - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11 with jenny tweedy

Ali, Rich, Poppy as well. One tough move
lithos - Lead - 25/Sep/11

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

I enjoyed this the best of the 3 5+ in this area. I thought it was the hardest as well.
DaveHo - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Janet

This felt tough for a 5, but very very nice climbing! Enjoyable.
embob - Lead - 23/Jul/11 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/11

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

Pike - TR dog - 03/Jul/11

Duncan 88 - Lead O/S - Jul/11

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

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

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/11

Peter Smith - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Mick Leather

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

Nigel Bond - Lead - 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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

D Tempest - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

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

philski46 - Apr/11

wet in places
dunnyg - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/11 with dave warburton

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - 2011

1poundSOCKS - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/10

BaildonBanker - Lead - 27/Nov/10 with thestonehugger

KevB - Lead - 20/Nov/10

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

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

Tanya Savage - 17/Oct/10 with Neil Pacey

Neil Pacey - Lead - 17/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Oct/10

Jurga - Lead dnf - 16/Oct/10 with James

smollett - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with jurga

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Sep/10

samrad - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10 with david (bro)

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

Nodmister - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Karl

fell at the crux - hard for 5+ i thought. 6a maybe? but i'm not tall.
oooeese - Lead dog - 15/Aug/10 with stvey

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

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

Woodiee - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/10 with josh wyatt

UnkArl - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10

chipdidychip - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with dan miller

Trobbo - Lead - 16/Jun/10 with tony hulme

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

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

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/10

McKenna - Lead dog - 29/May/10 with Stewart D

riven - Lead O/S - 24/May/10 with Chriswallis2

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

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

Lumbering Oaf - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/10 with Alex Young

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/10

Bob - 2010

ieverett - Lead - Sep/09 with Linda Horner

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/09

KeithW - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Kev Bowser

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

climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Andy Hobson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09

There seem to be 2 lines of bolts of the same route! Do they have loads of money spare or something?
Skinny Kin - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/09 with Cliff Robson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/09

OKAY..
AshWall - Lead O/S - 29/May/09 with Andrew

Sue Underwood - TR dnf - 26/May/09

Justin Tracey - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Matt Debenham

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

Hidden - Lead - May/09

joeflan - Lead O/S - Apr/09

Interesting section at mid height
Karlos - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/09 with Ben

Hidden - Lead - Mar/09

Adamec Jan - Lead - 2009 with Hanka

Didn't enjoy this climb at all - even on a top rope!
Teamwench - TR - 2009 with Simon Rackley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead - 11/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead - 11/Oct/08

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

robert10507 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08

Abi Chard - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/08 with Carol P

dazbarker - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/08 with Howie

If only the bolt was a little lower......
maria85 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08 with Stef, Andy

RedFox - Lead β - 04/Jun/08 with Maria

feeder_12 - Lead dog - 11/May/08 with Adie

belly - TR dnf - 11/May/08 with Chris

belly - TR dnf - 11/May/08 with Chris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/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 - 30/Dec/07

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Dec/07

Lumbering Oaf - 2nd - 15/Nov/07 with Alex Young

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jul/07

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/07

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

alexyoung - Lead RP - 08/Apr/07 with Steve

ThePimpOfCrimp - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07 with Naomi Atkin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07

simoncov - Lead dog - 03/Feb/07 with Steve

Graham Iles - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/06

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

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

Richard Bradley - Lead β - 06/Aug/06 with les

debbien1 - Lead β - 29/Jul/06 with Robin

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

lithos - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with julie

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

AlanDavis - 2nd - Jul/06 with Paul H

Rawstron1 - TR - Jul/06 with Tim

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06

karabiner - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/06 with Chris, Dan

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

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

Brown - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/06 with Henry

khawk - Lead - Feb/06 with WH

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

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/05

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/05

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

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

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

chicken88 - Lead O/S - 2005

Hammy - 2nd - 28/Aug/04 with Joe Gittens

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/04

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/04 with gary wood

Hidden - Lead - 2004

Dave Musgrove - Lead - Oct/03

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

OriginalGeckoboy - 2002

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