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How the Mighty Fall** 7a+

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[How the Mighty Fall, 3 kb]17m. Unusual climbing on large sloping holds gains a heart-stopping finish. Start 2m right of the arete. 18m. Move up and right to stand on a good ledge. Head left into a cramped niche and pull out insecurely on slopers. More steep moves gain a ledge and a brief breather. Climb the final wall on pockets and hard to spot finger-edges. Lower-off just above. © ROCKFAX
FA. Nick White, Mike Barnes 6.6.88 06/Jun/1988

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Photo: How the Mighty Fall © Justin T
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This climb is in 83 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Will Mortimer - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/14 with Chris Joyce

2nd red point
Tim W - Lead RP - 12/Apr/14 with Sarah Black, Paul Black

Sarah Black - Lead RP - 12/Apr/14 with Tim Wilkinson, Paul Black

Mostly onsight a bit of beta shouted up. Four short hard sections separated by three good rests
guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/14 with paul

Bit pumpy
Paul Robertson - Lead dnf - 17/Mar/14 with Guy Percival

will909 - Lead β - 08/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Nov/13

dmoir - Lead RP - 08/Sep/13 with Derwood

Tried this a few times before the send. New shoes made all the difference for top moves. 1st 7a+
R2B - Lead RP - 20/Jul/13 with Dale

Hard work mid heat wave!
Dan 85 - Lead dog - 14/Jul/13 with Jack

Hmm went a bit off route on first go so had to come down but did it straight after. Very nice route actually!
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead RP - 19/Jun/13 with Charlotte Warner

Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 29/May/13 with Jay Kay

esther - Lead - May/13

JackMac - 2nd dnf - 14/Oct/12 with andy south devon

Jeronimo - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/12

more like didnotstart! couldn't get up to the first bolt, major fail. couldn't remember any of the beta for the start. got spanked. very polished.
rustaldo - Lead dnf - 11/Jul/12 with Jordon Fleming

jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/12

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 31/May/12

V good conditions
Bristoldave - Lead β - 26/May/12 with Cusco

Dogged first attempt and didn't feel worth coming back to... maybe on a dry day.
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 12/May/12 with Jenni

Hidden - Lead dnf - 12/May/12

bolt to bolt, felt ok. +1 failed redpoint 10/05/12
misterb - Lead dog - 05/May/12

Hidden - TR dog - 21/Jan/12

Tophe - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/11 with tom maidwell

tom106 - Lead RP - 13/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Oct/11

need to work the top section a little more before any serious attempts on the lead. felt good though up to the last bit..
rustaldo - TR dog - 19/Oct/11 with Pete

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Sep/11

tedj234 - Lead - 28/Aug/11 with davidliu

davidliu - Lead RP - 27/Aug/11 with Ed Jenner

awkward climbing. would be clean onsight, but holds at the top of the headwall hard to find!
thomb - Lead - 07/Jun/11 with Darren

sweaty betty
Spacetourist - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Rosea

PeterDawson - Lead RP - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Oct/10

humiliated
ian caton - Lead dog - 29/Sep/10 with Abi

alaan - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 13/Aug/10

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10

raku - Lead dog - 20/May/10

Hidden - 2010

1st rp
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 01/Dec/09 with Rebecca Edwards

Hidden - TR dnf - 20/Sep/09

Hidden - 30/Aug/09

Billg - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with James Kauntze

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Dave Moir

feilx - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Angus

clipped the bolt with the mallion attatched in a rediculously strenuos position, then grabbed the quickdraw. once vital crimp just under the bolt was found, pretty easy clip. darn. once onsight fury had dissapeared, fell off lower section a number of times. will be back.
w.pettet-smith - Lead dog - May/09 with josh

Hard, slopey, superb!
Justin T - Lead RP - 12/Apr/09 with Crispin

Disappointed to dog this as never fallen off it before but redpointed first go.
shark - Lead RP - 27/Dec/08 with Toby Dunn

A step too far possibly...
henbot - TR dnf - 29/Nov/08 with Ben Bradford

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead rpt - 29/Nov/08 with Ben

Dave Searle - Lead - 24/Nov/08 with Dave henderson

Dave Searle - Lead - 26/Sep/08 with dave

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Sep/08

hippo99 - Lead β - Feb/08

Docent - Lead dog - 21/Oct/07 with wojt

chris j - Lead RP - 19/Oct/07 with Jerome

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/07

sebrider - Lead dog - 2007 with Roby Rudolf

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/06

Paz - Lead dog - 12/Apr/06 with AS

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Richard White - 2004

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

Hidden - Lead β - 2003

Paz - Lead RP - 2003 with BM,JC,S?

jmhood - Lead RP - 2002 with Wayne Miller

andy_pemberton - 2nd - 2000 with Brian Hannon

Roget - Lead O/S - 07/May/96 with jon

robyn1 - 1996

robyn1 - 1996

shark - Lead O/S - 1995

kristian - 1995

Nick Biven - TR - 1995 with Rich Whitwell

was given E5 6a
mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/93 with Ian Vickers, Alan Holden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1993

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/92 with Paul Tanton

Mike Owen - 07/Aug/92 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/90

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/90

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Style of ascent

Lead68 of 83 (81.9%)
Followed2 of 83 (2.4%)
Toproped5 of 83 (6.0%)
Unknown8 of 83 (9.6%)

'Climbed'17 of 83 (20.5%)
clean O/S19 of 83 (22.9%)
clean β4 of 83 (4.8%)
clean rpt3 of 83 (3.6%)
clean RP21 of 83 (25.3%)
dogged11 of 83 (13.3%)
dnf8 of 83 (9.6%)