The Lynch*** 7b+
[The Lynch, Anstey's Cove, F7b+, 3 kb]14m.

Rockfax Description
Brilliant and brutal. The overhanging groove and crack on the right-hand side of the wall is a classic of its genre. Start beneath the crack-line.
14m. Boulder up to the slim overlap and make difficult and wild moves into, up and then out of the groove to a wider crack. Jam this to the top. © ROCKFAX

FA. Nick White 7.11.87 07/Nov/1987

Ticklists: The road to 8a, West Country Climbs, Classic Anstey's.

Photo: The Lynch, Anstey's Cove, F7b+ © Brian H
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This climb is in 66 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Rory Bascombe - Lead RP - 26/Mar/15 with jacobjohncharles

2nd rp attempt, 2nd day
jacobjohncharles - Lead RP - 25/Mar/15

Solid beta- it will go!
jacobjohncharles - Lead dog - 20/Mar/15

2nd go today, not bad after a long lay off - the garage board works!
chris j - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/15

Retro redpoint attempt failed going past third bolt
shark - Lead dog - 08/Feb/15 with Kasia Osipowicz, Dave Turnbull

I have put three quick draws on this route to make my redpoint attemps easier. Can people please leave them, of course use them if you wish. I will remove once I have done it.
Milkman - 2015

BillyRidal - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/14

multidog on a tight most of the moves:)
alice fuller - TR dog - 24/Aug/14

chris j - Lead RP - 21/Jun/14

jfreeman - Lead RP - 31/May/14 with Ben Lansbury

3rd RP. Brutal seems to be the word. Not sure on grade as I'm mostly a boulderer and I found this pretty powerful/bouldery. 7b+/7c. Can't decide. Very very good though.
Dan Savory - Lead RP - 28/May/14 with Paul Edwards

Gav A - Lead RP - 25/Apr/14 with Tom Newberry

Luuuuuke - Lead RP - 24/Apr/14 with conner, Si

1 top rope 2nd Redpoint
peaches69 - Lead RP - 23/Apr/14 with luke, connor

Sarah Black - Lead dog - 12/Apr/14 with Paul Black

I have been avoiding this route for some reason. Got on it today and loved it . Bloody brilliant! Nice to flash, a little consolation prize
Cailean Harker - Lead β - 09/Mar/14

Rory Bascombe - Lead dnf - 29/Dec/13 with Dad

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead RP - 12/Dec/13 with Jamie

jonleighton - Lead dnf - 16/Nov/13

dmoir - Lead RP - 14/Sep/13 with Lauren Davies

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Jul/13

A very good route, but never 7b+, a solid 7c in my book. I managed to do it without any jamming, but still quite painful and a proper battle for such a short route. But really good climbing from the word go. A must do route after you ticked all the other classics
Ramon Marin - Lead RP - 09/Jun/13 with jerome mowat

alek - Lead dnf - 08/Jun/13 with James Kay

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Apr/13

pezzerrr - Lead RP - 14/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Mar/13

Good beta from Tom, underated route
dannyboy83 - Lead RP - 01/Sep/12 with Tommy T

tom106 - Lead RP - 15/Jul/12 with tom, mikey, si.

tom106 - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/12 with tom, mikey, si.

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/May/12

Justin T - Lead RP - 26/May/12

second session. all moves and some small links done.
misterb - Lead dog - 22/Apr/12 with justin

how did i not flash this it cannot be 7b+ surely
Luke Dawson - Lead RP - 31/Mar/12

Good route, put the draws up then did it!
TCCB - Lead RP - 24/Mar/12

steep, brutal and superb
Toby Dunn - Lead RP - 22/Jan/12

Hidden - 2012

Very, very good. No hard moves but relentless from the start.
tedj234 - Lead RP - 30/Jul/11 with Kate

totally draining.
thomb - Lead dog - 07/Jun/11 with Darren

mark_wellin - Lead dog - 22/May/11

marcpontin - TR dog - May/11 with huw

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Apr/11

Spacetourist - Lead RP - Apr/11 with Rosea

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Mar/11

PeterDawson - Lead RP - 2011

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Oct/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 21/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Aug/10

ecowaller - Lead dog - 2010 with Wendy Sampson

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Sep/09

First try on my new (long-term) project. Dogged my way to last bolt. Utterly utterly brutal...
chris j - Lead dnf - 06/Sep/09 with Josh

feilx - Lead dog - 13/Jun/09 with Angus

Hidden - TR dog - 06/Jun/09

complete, utter fail. couldn't get past first bolt. looks rubbish anyway ;)
w.pettet-smith - Lead dnf - May/09 with josh

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Feb/08

bigie bob - Lead RP - 06/Aug/07

feeko - Lead RP - 06/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

robyn1 - 1996

robyn1 - 1996

good onsight for me... although I preferred the E6 6b grade on all the tat and crap...
mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/93 with Ian Vickers, Alan Holden

shark - Lead RP - 04/Jul/93 with Paul Evans

Mike Owen - 05/Aug/92 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Sep/91

Hidden - Lead β - 08/Sep/91

Flashed with beta from Nick
frank ramsay - Lead β - 1989

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
RFWilkie, Oliver Tilbury, stp, jacobjohncharles, Laramadness, chris j, Dave Searle

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