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Over the Hill** E4 6a

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This burly climb follows the steep crack in the narrow east facing wall. Of the climbs here, this one probably has more scalps on its belt than the others since not only is it steep and sustained, but it also has a mysteriously technical move at the top. Follow the crack above a small cave, past one rest to another below a steep section. There are plenty of holds, though lots of them are not very useful! © ROCKFAX
FA. R.Harrison 4.4.81 04/Apr/1981
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This climb is in 24 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Wild and well hard, in fact harder than nearly all the Pembroke E5's I've done, and this was just on second. Hard to read with sustained sequences and hard for 6a too. Made Under the Influence and Downward Bound feel easy-ish in comparison, and they're both hard enough for the grade.
tim newton - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/14 with rachel slater

So hard!! Was not a fan of laybacking the slopey overhanging block in the middle, E4?! Come onnnnn.
Rachel Slater - Lead dog - 16/Aug/14 with Tim Newton

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

Alice Thompson - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Dan Gibson

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13 with alice thompson

steve_yo - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with sam ring

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/11

The last route of a great day in the sun. Found the perfect sequence straight away, so felt the easiest of all the other E4s around it.
Billg - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Will Calvert

Felt nails! Only just got the crux. Fell off on the first tricky bit first go, got second time.
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 02/Aug/11 with Mike

redjerry - TR O/S - Aug/11

Pete Graham - 2nd - 23/Apr/11 with Malcolm Scott

mwatson - 2011

soph - 2nd - Aug/10 with Dan McManus

JulesV - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Shauna Cunningham

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with Andy Reeve

Bern - 2006

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - Apr/91 with Tim Seabourne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1989

Mike Owen - 27/Jul/87 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/87

keefe - 12/Jul/86 with Johnny Adams

Mark Kemball - Lead - 22/Apr/84 with Dave Hall

steve L - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/84 with Clive Curle, Alun Richardson

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/81

Total votes cast 21
hard E51 of 7
E51 of 7
easy E52 of 7
hard E41 of 7
E42 of 7
easy E40 of 7
hard E30 of 7
E30 of 7
easy E30 of 7
hard 6b0 of 7
6b0 of 7
easy 6b0 of 7
hard 6a5 of 7
6a2 of 7
easy 6a0 of 7
hard 5c0 of 7
5c0 of 7
easy 5c0 of 7
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars7 of 7
1 Star0 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
Bag of .....0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Lead13 of 24 (54.2%)
Followed6 of 24 (25.0%)
Toproped1 of 24 (4.2%)
Unknown4 of 24 (16.7%)

'Climbed'11 of 24 (45.8%)
clean O/S11 of 24 (45.8%)
clean RP1 of 24 (4.2%)
dogged1 of 24 (4.2%)