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Football fan*** 8a

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[Working 'Football fan'., 1 kb]28m. One of the best and most popular hard routes on the island - 'baby 8a'. The thin tufa gains a knee-bar at mid-height. The tufas run out on the upper wall, which is climbed on small holds and sees off many attempts. © ROCKFAX
I confirm, this is fantastic (the bottom is 7b+/7c until a bad rest on a lip, then resistance on small holds)/to do absolutely.

Photo: Working 'Football fan'. © campag
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This climb is in 7 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

7b+/c to a good kneebar (shame this section was wet) Then a couple of techy vert crimpy moves. Not particularly soft for 8a (for the continent at least)
Ally Smith - Lead dog - 09/Nov/11 with jkarran

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Oct/10

Wicked route! 1st F8a, 4th redpoint - well happy!
Matt Fry - Lead RP - 19/Mar/09 with Alex Fry

Brilliant. Not as hard as other 8a's here but still not a 'baby 8a'. 1st redpoint. Not too far off on the flash...
lx - Lead - 18/Mar/09 with Matt

Cassidy - Lead RP - 05/Sep/07 with Rob Sutton

1st RP. Soft touch but absolutely brilliant route.
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead RP - Jan/01

Mike Owen - 20/Oct/97 with Tim Hatch

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