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[Si Chevis on Sick Boy @ Masson, 4 kb]Start up the crumbly slab on the far right side of the big cave, follow good slots to fig 4's and some blind hooks, the grade is a guess, easy to redpoint but desperate to onsight!
Simon Chevis 02/Oct/2012

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2nd attempt
Harry Holmes - Lead RP - 05/Jan/14 with Andy Turner

Once again couldn't get past or even clip the 4th bolt (or is it the 5th - the one over the roof). This time found and reached a slot in the bottom of the right facing groove to the left of the 4th bolt but couldn't clip from that (even though I could reach the quickdraw - it's too overhanging and I'm too weak to take an arm off!) and couldn't see the next slot. Need to go up there with a sling to clip into the bolt to have a proper look for that elusive slot! Got to the high point easier than last time but still had to dog it. Can't see this being 'M8 tops'!!!
Misha - Lead dnf - 29/Dec/13 with Ian W

Onsighted this, good route. M8 tops
Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with viki harvey

Managed all the moves but not even close to linking them, think I need to get stronger!
Dan Lane - TR dog - 27/Dec/12 with Andy Turner, Simon Chevis

'Hard to onsite - easy to redpoint' - so said the 1st ascencionist? So it will be easier next time - mebee, mebee not. Great fun dogging up to the 4th clip, can I go lie down now?P.s crumbly slab to start was like unconsolidated snow - any sport climbers interested?
philhilo - Lead dnf - 03/Nov/12 with misha

Clip to clipped it with great difficulty to the fourth bolt but unable to get past the roof to the next drilled placement. One to go back to!
Misha - Lead dnf - 03/Nov/12 with Phil

First ascent
maybe_si - Lead RP - 02/Oct/12

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