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Poisoned Arrow* E4 6a

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[Poisoned Arrow, 3 kb]A good technical pitch. Start as for Ricochet but move right to below a crack in the wall. Climb the crack and its continuation above, which leads rightwards to the top of Cupids Bow. © ROCKFAX
FA. S.Lewis 1982

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 76 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

soph - 2nd rpt - 22/Aug/14 with Blair Fyffe

Stefan_Morris - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/14 with Edmundmorris

Ed morris - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/14 with stefan

Really hard. Dogged it on top rope.
Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 04/Sep/13 with Nik

Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Ed Mitchell, Ellen Cobby

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with jacquie robinson

Nick Sillem - Lead O/S - 2013

Nippy
Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/12 with Dave O

dave o - 2nd - 17/Sep/12 with Dave Cowan

Gear looked tricky on the lower wall. Good climbing on a bit of st govans that isn't polished rubbish.
Ed morris - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Adam Bevan

redjerry - TR O/S - Sep/12

Too hard for E3. Soft E4
david morse - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/12 with Josh,Nath+Mikey

melonmike - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Nath, Dave Morse

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11

Very cruxy, fun though.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/11 with Mike

Tried to lead but was just getting super pumped trying to get the kit in and work out the moves, felt out of my depth so came down. Still fell off on 2nd!
Duncan Campbell - UKC - Lead dnf - 28/Jul/11 with Dave Morse

Glyn - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Luke, Barni

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 27/Jun/11 with Glyn Hudson, Barni

barni - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11 with luke

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

miastacey - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Bob Smith

mwatson - 2011

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Mark O'Neill

Graham Iles - 2nd - 13/Aug/10 with Neil Stabbs

Matthew Gray - 2nd β - May/10

First E4, finally got that out of the way.
irish paul - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Feb/10

Cool moves, steady for E4, good fun.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/10 with andrew davies

Confirmed: I had Lymes Disease whilst trading this bad boy
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Doug

simonp - Lead O/S - Sep/09 with Andy Reeve

Rob Pitt - 2nd - 09/Aug/09 with Owen Davies

really nice climbing: open, clean and well-protected, highly recommended. low in the grade and 'easy' if you have reasonable fitness / can recover on good holds.
ksjs - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with goosebump

feilx - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Andy L

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/08

morganator - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/08 with Rich Cross

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/08

dts - 2nd dog - 30/May/08 with Andy Taylor

Billg - May/07

ellis - Lead O/S - May/07 with Tom Holdsworth

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Ed Brown

haydng - 2nd O/S - 2007 with Rob

drysori - 2nd - 2007

Hidden - Jul/06

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/06 with Reeve

Bern - 2006

JulesV - Lead O/S - 2006

Needed a rest for the gear but it wasn't -too- bad. sigh.
Paz - 2nd dog - 01/Aug/05 with AS, EG

Brown - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/05 with Neil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

daveayton - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/04

Steve Crowe - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/04 with KM

whispering nic - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with lee byrnes

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/02

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Sep/01

Easy, even by Pembroke standards.
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/01 with Roy Thomas

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/00

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Richard White - 2nd O/S - 1999 with Dave Pickford

sadams - 2nd - 15/Aug/98 with Pete Bukowski

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/May/98

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 30/May/98 with Dave Taylor

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/98

michael burrows - 2nd - 02/Apr/97 with andy boorman

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Mar/96

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

keefe - 20/Apr/92 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - 20/Apr/92 with keefe

Hidden - 1990

steve L - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/82 with Pat

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 79
hard E50 of 27
E50 of 27
easy E50 of 27
hard E40 of 27
E411 of 27
easy E413 of 27
hard E33 of 27
E30 of 27
easy E30 of 27
hard 6b0 of 26
6b0 of 26
easy 6b0 of 26
hard 6a0 of 26
6a21 of 26
easy 6a3 of 26
hard 5c2 of 26
5c0 of 26
easy 5c0 of 26
3 Stars0 of 26
2 Stars22 of 26
1 Star4 of 26
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Style of ascent

Lead39 of 76 (51.3%)
Followed28 of 76 (36.8%)
Toproped1 of 76 (1.3%)
Unknown8 of 76 (10.5%)

'Climbed'23 of 76 (30.3%)
clean O/S44 of 76 (57.9%)
clean β1 of 76 (1.3%)
clean rpt5 of 76 (6.6%)
dogged2 of 76 (2.6%)
dnf1 of 76 (1.3%)