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Chepstow Zombie (Right-hand) Finish** 6b+

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An even better right-hand finish that only just makes the grade. When level with the right end of the narrow overhang (atop the orange scar) clip the bolt just above then climb up past a further bolt on the right and step up delicately into a short, slim bare groove, Climb the groove past two bolt runners and, from the wall above, reach over to the right to a double ring abseil station.
Gordon A Jenkin, Richard D Jenkin (both led), Yvonne Jones, Cathal Connern, Matthew Goater 11/Nov/2012
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This climb is in 53 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

badgerjockey - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Rich/Kuang

DaveX - Lead β - 31/Jul/14 with simonpearson

simonpearson - Lead RP - 31/Jul/14

zcsharp - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Alex Tibbs

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14

Doing it in the dark makes it slightly more interesting!
afrosam - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with DaveX

felixizzy - Lead β - 16/Jul/14 with Dan

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Jul/14

Great addition to Bushmen!
sideshow84 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14

AndThenIWasFlying - Lead dog - 15/Jul/14

George Frisby - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/14

mossrug - 17/Jun/14

George Frisby - Lead dog - 13/Jun/14

mossrug - 11/Jun/14 with Rob

hms - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14

Greg Pittam - Lead O/S - Jun/14 with Clare Muir

anthony henry - Lead O/S - 19/May/14

cornishben - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14 with Gareth Pratt

Really enjoyed this - very long and thoughtful!
DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14 with Ben Sutton

Lucas H - Lead RP - 30/Apr/14

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

chrisscutt - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/14 with oly

Trisha Murphy - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/14

I forgot how good this was. The new additional bolt at the start seems somewhat unnecessary.
pheotleyr - Lead rpt - 21/Mar/14 with Ben

find this route arm-withering
hms - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/14 with Nick

Nice enough, strange holds but enough good ones to keep it low in the grade.
Nick Russell - Lead β - 19/Mar/14 with Helen

First route of the day and had done an orienteering race just before, so dogged the start. And why not.
Phil Murray - 2nd dog - 22/Feb/14 with Lynne Williams

mkonca - TR O/S - 2014 with tommy

Good route. Better finish than 'Bushmen', and probably a smidge harder.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/13 with Joe

6b at the most
just one more - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13 with john smith

TomJ - Lead dog - 31/Aug/13 with Ben

Spacetourist - Lead - 02/Aug/13 with no_need_for_lube_yan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/13

Meant to climb Bushmen Don't surf, but accidentally climbed this instead! Was happy with it as a 6b, but haven't done its neighbour so not sure how it compares. Thought it was pretty good if a little friable at points.
JKinsella - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13

First bolt pre clipped. Felt Ok.
Phil Murray - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/13 with Ian Law

Take the time to use the rests and its not too bad!
Cheese Monkey - Lead RP - 09/Jun/13 with Helen

Did parent route a couple of weeks ago, variation finish today. I think the variation finish is better and a good route.
hms - Lead β - 09/Jun/13 with Ben

Again, crux is at bottom. Interesting moves into the groove, but soft touch 6b+, though definitely "one" harder than its neighbour on the left.
Phil Murray - Lead β - 05/Jun/13 with Steve Wright

hankyc - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13

clams - Lead - Jun/13 with Chaz

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 29/May/13 with Nick Smith

good climb, not sure about the + in 6b+, top felt hard but I guess mostly because i was sooo pumped. as onsight as can be after having done the parent route a couple of months ago.
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with Neil

gg4419 - Lead dog - May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/13

Difficult route to read, the holds are not obvious! Lost the pump battle ultimately
Cheese Monkey - Lead dog - 24/Jan/13 with Adam, Eric

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/13 with Debbie

ericinbristol - Lead β - 24/Jan/13 with Ben (CM), Adam

Hidden - Lead β - 01/Jan/13

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2013 with Steve W

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12

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

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Style of ascent

Lead49 of 53 (92.5%)
Followed1 of 53 (1.9%)
Toproped1 of 53 (1.9%)
Unknown2 of 53 (3.8%)

'Climbed'4 of 53 (7.5%)
clean O/S27 of 53 (50.9%)
clean β7 of 53 (13.2%)
clean rpt5 of 53 (9.4%)
clean RP3 of 53 (5.7%)
dogged7 of 53 (13.2%)