Uncertain Smile** E2 5b
[Nick pausing for a think after running out above marginal gear on Uncertain Smile., 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
A circuitous wander up the right side of the big slab; top entertainment! Start a little right of the lower triangular recess. Climb the left-trending crack, then break out slightly right, to gain and pass a horizontal break. Keep moving up and right, until it's possible to climb direct to the overlap above. Complete your foray by climbing diagonally leftwards all the way to a junction with the previous routes. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
great climbing, no hard moves. not much kit, take rp's! rock 4 at end of traverse.

Photo: Nick pausing for a think after running out above marginal gear on Uncertain Smile. © cbeard
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This climb is in 62 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

cdpuk - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/15 with Bernhard Lozowski

Bernie L - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/15 with Chris Peka

misskebab - 2nd O/S - Jul/15 with Louis Hudson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/15

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jun/15

doyle12 - 2nd - 22/May/15 with Dan S, Alec

Bexasaurus - TR - 25/Apr/15 with Alex price

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14

Andrew1 - Lead - 09/Apr/14 with Hulda

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/14

This had been on my to do list for years but there were points on it when I seriously wished I wasn't there. Mentally demanding and somewhat stressful, to say the least.
cem - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with EeFu Thong

Dan Hostford - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with George Hostford

Matt Harle - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Alex Peace

a13x - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/13 with Matt Harle

hard. scary.
Nick Russell - Lead dnf - 13/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12

simonsclimbing - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/12

Jams Crwca - Lead - 04/Jun/12 with themadbrown

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/Apr/12

Ralphus - 2nd dog - 07/Apr/12 with Karl Gregory

My first ever E2. Sustained from the moment you step off the ground until the moment you pull over the overlap. Small gear comes in handy.
UnkArl - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Ralph

jfane - Lead O/S - 2012

mjeffery - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/11 with Ando

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 25/Jul/11 with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw

Bring a fresh pair of pants
Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Sandy Holford

Jams Crwca - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/11 with Craig

hard, tiny feet, didn't believe some moves would work. Amazing.
psychomansam - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11

Chi Cheng - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with Jon Fane

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 29/Apr/11

went slightly off route here but still did the crux - which felt at least 5c on its own, let alone the slightly dodge gear. E3 5c for sure!!
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Remus Knowles

Rory Shaw - 2011

Direct start - very delicate footwork
Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/10 with themadbrown

themadbrown - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/10 with james

Abevan - 2nd - 11/Sep/10 with james walker

Robin Head - TR O/S - 09/Jul/10 with Johnny H, Sian G

Ed morris - Lead O/S - 27/May/10 with arthur

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Chief Wench - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with Remus

Chief Wench - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10

mark89 - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/09

Got scared on lead from lack of protection and need for precise and considered footwork (lacking) and downclimbed to let Tim lead through
mattyork2 - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/09 with Tim Jepson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/08

Meg Jones - 2nd dog - 24/May/08 with Tim Griffin

Hidden - Lead dnf - 13/Nov/07

davebrox - Lead O/S - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Marq - 2nd O/S - 29/May/06 with Daniel Dennehy

arin78 - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/05 with Mark

phardman - Lead rpt - 01/Aug/04

climbergg - 2nd - Jun/03 with cheesesarnie

akhughes - Lead O/S - May/03 with Emma Hughes

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2003 with Emma

climbergg - 2nd - 2003 with cheesesarnie

Hidden - 2000

belay bunny turned bad - 2000

Sustained on small Quartz crimps. Will be interested to see if this grows into an E3 one day...
alan moore - 2000

Paul-Michael - 2nd O/S - 23/May/98 with Roland

Hidden - May/98

michael burrows - Lead - 05/Apr/96 with richard parry

Hidden - 2nd - 1995

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
TomLanc, dprctr, Ropeboy, jonnybull, dansmonkeytroubles, Chris the Tall

Total votes cast 57
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