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Downward Bound*** E4 6a

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The left-hand crack in the wall gives an unrelenting pitch, though it is quite low in the grade. Beware of the possibility of unzipping wires if your belayer is on the set-back ledge. The crack is followed except for a short excursion to some grooves and ledges on the left at 2/3 height. © ROCKFAX
FA. B.Wintringham 9.8.80 09/Aug/1980
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 47 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/14 with rachel slater

Found the middle pretty tough then had no wires left for the top as I wasn't preparing to try this route.
Rachel Slater - Lead dog - 16/Aug/14 with Tim Newton

Hidden - 2nd - 18/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

Adam Lincoln - 2nd β - 18/Apr/14 with Rick Kirby

benka - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with paul wood

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Rob Durran

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

One sizeable fall trying to get established on the footledge. Pulled back on an continued to the top.
Ed morris - Lead dog - 14/Jul/13 with Adam Bevan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13

brices - 2nd β - 14/Jul/13 with Joe Innes, Sash

Joe Innes - 2nd β - 14/Jul/13 with Sash, Simon Brice

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/13

Alice Thompson - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Michael Porter

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

soph - Lead - 25/May/13 with Annelies Sarrazyn

redjerry - Lead - 21/Aug/12

markalmack - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Dave morse

Graham Iles - 2nd - 29/Aug/11 with Neil Stabbs

Billg - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Will Calvert

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Aug/11

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Andy Reeve

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Apr/11

Pippa - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Jon

datoon - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with K

80s Style. Yo-yo'd after Max's epic attempt. Take tripples of 1-3 rocks
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with max

Seymore Butt - 2010

gforce - Lead - 03/Aug/08 with Jason

morganator - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Sophie Whyte

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Aug/07

feilx - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Steve P

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 06/May/07 with martina

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Ed Brown

JulesV - Lead O/S - 2005

jfletcher - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/01 with John Boyle

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/99 with Al Willoner

sadams - 2nd - 29/Aug/98 with Pete Bukowski

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/98 with Chris Brockbank

sadams - 2nd - 03/May/98 with John Boyle

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - May/89 with Nigel Gregory, Tudor Griffiths

Hidden - 1989

Mike Owen - 27/Jul/87 with Elaine Owen

keefe - 12/Jul/86 with Johnny Adams

Hidden - 04/May/85

steve L - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/83 with Alun Richardson

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 19/Jul/83 with Bill McKee, Andy Gittins

Mark Kemball - Lead - 27/Apr/83 with Dave Kenyon

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, AndrewJamesCherry, Ropeboy, Kyuzo

Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard E50 of 13
E50 of 13
easy E50 of 13
hard E41 of 13
E48 of 13
easy E43 of 13
hard E31 of 13
E30 of 13
easy E30 of 13
hard 6b0 of 12
6b0 of 12
easy 6b0 of 12
hard 6a1 of 12
6a11 of 12
easy 6a0 of 12
hard 5c0 of 12
5c0 of 12
easy 5c0 of 12
3 Stars8 of 12
2 Stars3 of 12
1 Star1 of 12
0 Stars0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead28 of 47 (59.6%)
Followed13 of 47 (27.7%)
Toproped1 of 47 (2.1%)
Unknown5 of 47 (10.6%)

'Climbed'18 of 47 (38.3%)
clean O/S24 of 47 (51.1%)
clean β3 of 47 (6.4%)
dogged2 of 47 (4.3%)