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Inset Slab* HS 4b

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[Vix on Inset Slab, 3 kb]At the bottom of the slab is a smaller inset slab, start under this. Climb the mini-slab then pull awkwardly onto the main one. Follow the left edge of this then head for the top, avoiding moving left. Less continuous than the others here but worth doing. © ROCKFAX
FA. J.Perrin 21.5.70 21/May/1970

Photo: Vix on Inset Slab © thedatastream
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 212 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

benny_m - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Su

MD - 2nd - 24/Aug/14 with Jo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/14

Happy Wanderer - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Mike D

EllieWoods - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Alex, Rich

Steve Lenartowicz - Lead - 23/Aug/14 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Aug/14

stevelismore - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Andy Drinkall

Steve Woollard - Lead - 17/Aug/14 with Zack Coleman

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

Interesting move onto the slab
Neil Watson - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Alex RMC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/14

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 28/Jun/14 with Rob Horler

Darron - 30/May/14

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

We went a bit off route...
church465 - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with Dan Williams

penny_pops25 - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

danwilliams99 - Lead - 04/May/14

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

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Maia

mattpw - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Nick Butler

Mr. K - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Chris Mullaney

Mr. K - TR rpt - 19/Apr/14

fathobbit - 2nd - 19/Apr/14 with Mr. K

SamJones974 - TR O/S - 17/Apr/14 with Becky Taylor

-restless- - TR O/S - 17/Apr/14 with Sam Jones

Cockman - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with James Weale

jowe87 - Lead - 24/Nov/13 with martha Boalch

ChristyCole - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with David Kilner

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/13

Dan Hostford - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with George Hostford

JHiley - 2nd - 25/Aug/13 with John PCC

john max - Lead - 25/Aug/13 with Joe Hiley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/13

sammycolon - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13

Very nice ***
brew_guru - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/13 with super gav

Good morning, really atmospheric with big swells. Was last route, rain finally came in as belaying.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/13 with Claire Williams

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - Aug/13 with Natalie Treadgold

john. e.r - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13 with spencer

Nigel R Lewis - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with Amber Chaloner

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/13

Amber Chaloner - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Nigel

luke glaister - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/13 with casey johns

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/13

john. e.r - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with spencer

dave657 - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13 with Alys

knighty - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Rob Howard

A bit rushed since the tide was coming in! Starting on the inset slab made placing protection a bit tricky. When I pulled out onto the main slab I also pulled out the previous wire with no obvious place to stick another wire in. Ended up running out about half the route without protection! Also, this is where I dropped my virgin size 10 offset, straight into the waves :(
StevieLee - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Lee Cammann

ranga - 2nd - 26/May/13

SuperLee1985 - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13

Will Hunt - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13 with Duncan MacNeil, Dave Smith

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/13

riddle - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Derek

Becky E - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Graeme Hammond

annak - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Mike Stephenson

mikeyjbs - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Anna Kennedy

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Becky E

Graeme Hammond - Solo rpt - 05/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 28/Apr/13

pembrokeshirecaver - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/12

Howard J - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/12 with Liz Sell

Sankey - 2nd - 10/Aug/12 with jon h, Ed

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/12

Ace route. well worth doing.
luke glaister - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/12 with casey johns

casey johns - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/12 with luke glaister

BenedictIEP - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/12 with James Pawson

Interesting pull over the roof.
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Vicky Jennings, Alex Thompson

As the tide was coming in
vix - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Dan Lane, Alex

Last climb on the slab before the tide came in
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Vix, Dan Lane

Awesome
thedatastream - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Ben

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 23/Jun/12 with Sarah Flint, Rob Horler

Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Freshers

A slightly alternative line but worthwhile all the same.
haydng - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with RachelG

RMG - Lead - 05/May/12 with haydng

cayteye - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Kevin Faux

Kevster - 2nd - 08/Apr/12

Ade7 - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Sam C

Hidden - TR - 07/Apr/12

Rhydian Evans - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with tomo

demarcation86 - 2nd - 06/Apr/12 with Paul

pryan300 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with T-Bone

cymjt - 2012

Tom Hutton - 2nd - 16/Oct/11 with dansmonkeytroubles, steph

dansmonkeytroubles - Lead rpt - 16/Oct/11 with Steph Duits, Tom Hutton

ill_bill - Lead - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11

Desi Gillespie - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Sophie Foxen, Karl Taylor

mariannekhoo - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Sonya Crowe

That inset slab at the bottom of this route seems to eat gear.
risby - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Paul White

Ketu - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Andy F, Charles II

Superb route. Better than Bow Shaped Slap IMO.
Giles Davis - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Angus Ruddle

Giles Davis - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Angus Ruddle

Tom Fuller - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Stef Morris

Jonathan Emett - 2nd - 05/Jun/11 with karen, jimbo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

got on this coz bow shaped slab had a team on it, but thought this was probably more interesting because of the little overlap. very nice climb
pebbles - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with guido

garywalker147 - Lead - 29/May/11 with Graham

feilx - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Heather

rachcrewe - Lead - 01/May/11 with Jamie Nutt

Matt_L_Robinson - Lead - 01/May/11

Sarah Harri - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Alex Shermer

Alex Shermer - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Sarah Harrison

Danny Boy Dunbar - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Steve Price

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11

Lev - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Emma Ross

themadbrown - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with james

Jams Crwca - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/11 with themadbrown

notclive - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/11

garethsteel - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11

The Mountain Goat - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Dan Wicks

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/10

Leelogs - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with SCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10

Howard J - 2nd rpt - 29/Aug/10 with Julie Hardie, Andy Crawley

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10 with SteveM

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/10

SteveM - Lead - 29/Aug/10 with Kat

KeithW - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Paul Lucas

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10

christina9689 - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with dkelly

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10

Blisco - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Chris Holly

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/10

thetradlad - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Stephen Burgess

Stepanek - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Andy Cooper

andycooper - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Chris Stepanek

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/10

Danhan - Lead - 08/May/10 with Nick

JYates - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Liam

Jeremy Wilton - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with Heather Aston

Wanted to lead it but big seas would have meant a very unpleasant experience for my second. TR'd it instead, starting above the waves.
dansmonkeytroubles - TR rpt - 27/Mar/10 with Dave Reaney

Matt Smith - 2nd O/S - 19/Feb/10 with Tom Smart

Stefan_Morris - 2nd O/S - 01/Jan/10

Ed morris - Lead - 01/Jan/10 with stefan

Zoomer - 2nd - 26/Sep/09 with Julia Bloomer

Jules 210681 - 2nd - 26/Sep/09 with glenn bloomer

with Nathan
staceyjg - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Chris Gardner

minaturechris - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Stacey

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - Aug/09

Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with Tanya Savage

Little AndyH - Lead O/S - 03/May/09

Em66 - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with MUMC

melonmike - 2nd O/S - May/09 with Emily Bond

dansmonkeytroubles - 2nd O/S - Mar/09 with Dave Reaney

Calder - 2nd - 29/Dec/08 with Andy Clow

@ndy - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/08 with calder

rdi1v07 - TR - 28/Sep/08

RCrockford - 2nd - 20/Sep/08 with Steve J

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/08

Katie Marshall - Lead - 08/Jun/08 with Fi

Tom Gadsden - Lead - 03/Nov/07 with Kit

Rollo - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Dunc

Richard Fox - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/07 with Kevin VC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/07

Flibble - Lead - 25/Jul/07 with Glyn

Jeremy Wilton - Lead O/S - May/07 with Kevin Gibbs

Caralynh - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Dan (dpmuk)

dpmUK - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Caralynr

Ann S - 2nd - 31/Aug/06 with John Carlin

davidwright - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/06

hetaher - Lead - 24/Aug/06 with My mum

Good move to step onto main slab
KeithW - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Mike Nuttall

net - 2nd - 17/Apr/06 with Jeb

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/06

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Apr/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/06

climbingfoetus - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/05 with Matt Rhodes

Howard J - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/05 with Paul Barker

AngelaC - Lead - 10/Aug/05 with Dieter Cole

victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 29/May/05 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 29/May/05 with victim of mathematics

erica - Lead O/S - 01/May/05 with John

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 01/May/05 with Erica

howhard - 2nd O/S - 01/May/05 with Tony Howard

Hidden - 2nd - May/05

Howard J - 2nd - 26/Aug/04 with John Turner

Andrew1 - Lead - 04/Jul/04 with Rachel Smith

Darrell Read - 2nd - 03/May/04

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - May/04 with Alan Selby

Hidden - Lead - May/04

Howard J - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/03 with Judy Thornber

shazbat - Lead - Mar/03 with Tom N & Tom P

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/02 with Pete Twist

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/01 with YAC, Carmen

John Brayshaw - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/01 with Chris

Paul Boardman - Solo O/S - 2001

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/00 with Mick Saunders

Raggar - Lead - 09/Apr/00 with Andy J

Howard J - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/99 with Wendy Hitchman

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/99 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - 02/May/98

mikej - Lead - 24/May/97 with E

RichardMc - Lead O/S - Aug/96 with Sean Casey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/96

craig h - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/94

Iain Thow - 2nd - 18/Apr/93 with Rob Ivens

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 06/May/90

Hidden - Lead - 1989

stuart100 - 2nd O/S - 29/Dec/88 with Pete Goodwin

ChrisJD - Solo - 26/Jun/88

Tony Buckley - Mar/88 with Robert Clark

Mike Owen - 21/Apr/84 with Elaine Owen

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, casey johns, ross duffield

Voting
Total votes cast 92
hard VS0 of 32
VS1 of 32
easy VS0 of 32
hard HS6 of 32
HS19 of 32
easy HS3 of 32
hard S3 of 32
S0 of 32
easy S0 of 32
hard 4c0 of 31
4c0 of 31
easy 4c1 of 31
hard 4b2 of 31
4b16 of 31
easy 4b8 of 31
hard 4a4 of 31
4a0 of 31
easy 4a0 of 31
3 Stars4 of 29
2 Stars12 of 29
1 Star12 of 29
0 Stars1 of 29
Bag of .....0 of 29
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 212 (2.8%)
Lead110 of 212 (51.9%)
Followed85 of 212 (40.1%)
Toproped6 of 212 (2.8%)
Unknown5 of 212 (2.4%)

'Climbed'73 of 212 (34.4%)
clean O/S125 of 212 (59.0%)
clean β1 of 212 (0.5%)
clean rpt13 of 212 (6.1%)