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Silver Shadow*** E2 5b

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[Escaping the tide, 4 kb]If Swordfish is one of the best E3s in Pembroke then this is one of the best E2s. Climb the corner to the roof, as for Swordfish. Traverse right along the breaks then move up to another roof. Traverse back left to a small ledge beneath two cracks. Climb these then bear right into the corner and follow it to a break. Using a hold on the right move up to a continuation corner to the right of a roof. Follow this to the top. © ROCKFAX
FA. P.Littlejohn 2.5.78 02/May/1978

Ticklists: Pembroke Rockfax Top 50, Ultimate E2 ticklist.

Photo: Escaping the tide © Gareth H
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This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 21 wishlists.

Frank the Husky - 2014

Bit scary on the second to go under the roof with massive swing potential. Got very very pumped on this. Bit stiff to warm up on, we decided afterwards
Sardien - 2nd dog - 05/Oct/13 with Rich Gentry

Unrelenting and brilliant
John Nuttall - 2nd - 02/Sep/13 with Jon

Amazing whole body pumpfest, lost about a gallon of fluids on v warm afternoon, glassy, greasy and wet holds on first half got pumped and used up all my chalk, daunting after second roof to look up to see another 20m of steepness ahead, totally full on for me, took a day and a half to recover, best route I've done this year. 22 runners
Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Jim

I found this very draining after not enough sleep.
cem - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Graham Dolman

Fell on bottom partly due to greasy holds.
The Grist - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Sam Simpson

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Mark Grist

jcw - 2013

Another amazing route at this exciting venue. You need plenty of gas for this one, the top groove is awesome
david morse - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with markalmack

not really any hard moves, but pumpy!
markalmack - 2nd β - 01/Sep/11 with Dave morse

Big, scary and so very very sustained. Brilliant fun :)
dave657 - Lead dog - 14/Aug/10 with paul b

irish paul - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Dave Ripley

Hidden - AltLd dog - 09/Aug/09

gforce - 2nd - 04/Aug/08 with Jason

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/07

NeilGriffiths - 26/Aug/07 with Simon Frost

frost - Lead - Aug/07 with N Griffiths

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

ASchwirtz - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/06 with Graham

Bern - 2006

GuyM - 2006 with will

Billg - Lead O/S - 2006

Dave Reeve - 2nd O/S - Sep/05 with Tony Payne

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/05

datoon - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/04 with RT

ian caton - AltLd O/S - 2002 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 04/Aug/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/00

Tim M - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/99

PaulTanton - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/99 with Dave Taylor

Hidden - 2nd - 1997

Hidden - 1996

keefe - 26/Oct/85

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Aug/85

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 26/Aug/83 with Dave Abbey

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Style of ascent

Lead12 of 36 (33.3%)
Followed13 of 36 (36.1%)
Alt Leads3 of 36 (8.3%)
Unknown8 of 36 (22.2%)

'Climbed'17 of 36 (47.2%)
clean O/S15 of 36 (41.7%)
clean β1 of 36 (2.8%)
dogged3 of 36 (8.3%)