Viscious Delicious* 7b

Rockfax Description
A tough right-hand variation on Wages of Fear. Start on the high ledge.
Climb to the ledge at 4m on Wages of Fear. Move up and right to enter a very narrow groove with difficulty and better holds just above. Move up the wall and rightwards to finish. © ROCKFAX

FA. Nick White 15.9.93 15/Sep/1993

Ticklists: Torbryan Quarry, West Country Climbs.

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Smooth once I sorted the post crux sequence, felt bold with the lonely 3rd bolt
DrGav - Lead RP - 18/Jul/15 with Wendy

Rory Bascombe - Lead β - 11/Jun/15 with jacobjohncharles

First RP after putting putting draws in and working moves to warm up, fun route with cool pop move to get on to ledges at top.
KiaranR - Lead RP - 06/Jun/15 with Team Rubbish, Lucy

After a couple of goes to get the draws in it went clean this evening. Vicious and worth while route. Thanks Darren for the belay! Overall 2 sessions and 4 tries, so redpoint on my fith attempt. Stoked.
Ben Russell - Lead RP - 06/Jun/15 with Darren Russell

A cool route with a spicy crux, I like it. It was hard to fine the corect sequence after I had one go on lead and two on top rope I unlocked it. Redpoint it next time.
Ben Russell - Lead dog - 04/Jun/15 with Jacob Straw

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/15

burto - Lead O/S - 30/May/15 with ferdia

jonleighton - Lead RP - 28/May/15

Gav A - Lead β - 27/May/15 with Sam Gordon

2nd go. Not as hard as little white lie and not as good.
ferdia - Lead RP - 20/May/15 with Russell

brilliant lead by Brian.. putting in clips and crushing:) i found i tv hard..and am not about to lead it. 10th rope and got a sequence now.may get on the sharp end with extended 3rd clip next time
alice fuller - TR dog - 16/Apr/15 with Brian Hannon

Bit surprised to flash this today after backing off some years ago (and after top roping about 20 years ago). Probably safe but the clips are spacey.
Brian H - Lead - 16/Apr/15 with Alice

2nd go
Tom Corras - Lead RP - 2015

Really good sequence, hard climbing only short but worthwhile!
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 22/Sep/14 with Tom Rogers

tskelhon - Lead RP - 24/Aug/14 with John_Warner

Easier than Little White Lie in my opinion. A go to work out the moves then 1st RP. Moves after 3rd clip are excellent.
R2B - Lead RP - 16/Jun/14 with Luke

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Mar/14

kingholmesy - Lead β - 2014 with RusseyB

lewisrichardson - Lead RP - 2014 with dad

Hidden - 2014

A little close to wages. But a good line and cool moves through the lip. Took a few goes.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 06/Sep/13 with Jonny

Hidden - Lead β - 06/Sep/13

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Charles Dawson

dmoir - Lead RP - 12/Aug/13 with John Tanner

Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 08/Jun/13 with Ross Cooper

will - Lead dnf - 2013

Not too bad, pretty fun climbing though.
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/12 with JackMac, Andrew Haley, Tom Wright

Pajamas Tom - Lead - 01/Dec/12

guy xavier percival - Lead β - 29/Nov/12 with paul

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 29/Nov/12 with Guy Percival

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Aug/12

derico - Lead RP - 12/Aug/12 with Jenny, Sadact

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Apr/12

Felt miles harder than Little White Lie. Good though.
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 06/Apr/12 with Jenni

_m.cox_ - Lead RP - 17/Mar/12 with Prajak

2nd RP
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 15/Mar/12 with Dawlish

Maybe went a little to far left on the on-sight but re-climbed it direct and didn't feel harder so taking the tick.
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/12 with Jenni

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Mar/12

Rob Pitt - Lead RP - 15/Aug/11 with Nick Arding

i_a_coops - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Jenni

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Dad

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Nov/10

almost a flash.
Marti999 - Lead RP - 27/Sep/10 with Sam Ferguson

Hidden - 2010

Think i might have been off line slightly as didnt feel 7b. V cruxy though between easy climbing
Jeff25 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Anwen

probably 7a, and barely worthwhile
w.pettet-smith - Lead β - 2009

Davros the Psyched - Lead O/S - 2009

30% finding a sequence, 70% getting sure you're not going to fluff the 3rd clip...
Justin T - Lead RP - 31/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/May/08

hippo99 - Lead RP - 2008

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 2006

westyb3 - Lead RP - 2003 with Andy long

Hidden - Lead - 1998

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hard 7a+2 of 17
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easy 7a+0 of 17
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