Little White Lie** 7b
[Nick Blackbeard on Little White Lie, Torbryan Quarry, 2 kb]17m.

Rockfax Description
Intricate and fingery followed by a powerful crux. Start on the right-hand side of the raised ledge.
Pull up to a blob and crimp up left to better holds. Step left to a finger-crack and make very powerful moves through the narrow overlap above to a good ledge. Finish up the easier wall above. A variation start climbs directly to the finger-crack. © ROCKFAX

FA. Ken Palmer 29.7.87 29/Jul/1987

Ticklists: Torbryan Quarry, West Country Climbs, South coast sport/DWS ticklist.

Photo: Nick Blackbeard on Little White Lie, Torbryan Quarry © dmaldonado
View all 2 photos or Submit a new photo of this climb.

This climb is in 102 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

i_a_coops - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/15 with Hugo

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Jul/15

1st redpoint. Very cool lower sequence.
DrGav - Lead RP - 15/Jul/15 with Wendy

dbrooks - Lead dog - 06/Jul/15 with Dr Dave

5210Hill - Lead RP - 30/Jun/15

Really pleased to get this on my first go of the evening, without the draws in. This time finished the route properly by going out left. Really loved putting in all the effort and time. Progress is sweet! Summer solstice psych!
Ben Russell - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/15 with Crowd, JackMac

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/15

KiaranR - Lead RP - 06/Jun/15 with Team Rubbish

Nice technical route. Although it's tricky to say where to go after the last jug. I will have to come back and give it a go out left below ledge. Got it on my first redpoint. 6/6/15 the route goes out left after 2nd jug, such a better and rewarding finish. Epic line just ran out of time to redpoint, next session.
Ben Russell - Lead RP - 03/Jun/15 with Darren Russell, Jacob Straw

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/15

jonleighton - Lead RP - 28/May/15

Adam Matthews - Lead O/S - 21/May/15 with KiaranR

In terms of movement, I enjoyed this more than Thread Flintstone.
Nick Russell - Lead RP - 16/May/15

JackMac - Lead dnf - 12/May/15 with Ed Pask

PeterDawson - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/15

Davros the Psyched - Lead RP - 07/Mar/15

First RP attempt after putting clips in. Wasn't sure I had a plan for the first bit really but got through quite tidily and managed to hold the 3 big moves (for me) together afterwards
ferdia - Lead RP - 21/Feb/15 with Burton, Andy

burto - Lead RP - 25/Oct/14 with ferdia, hertha

C coldwell-storry - Lead β - 26/Sep/14 with jake Rodgers

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/14

Ross.Cooper - Lead dog - 19/Jun/14 with Tom Sturgeon

Really good bouldery route.
R2B - Lead RP - 11/Jun/14 with Luke

2nd go. Firing on all cylinders today after a disappointing Sunday session at cheddar. You go and figure out
Tomar - Lead RP - 18/Mar/14 with Ollie Elms

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Mar/14

Nick Biven - 2014

A quick after work tick. Thanks Russ for the beta!
kingholmesy - Lead RP - 2014 with RusseyB

lewisrichardson - Lead RP - 2014 with dad

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Sep/13

chakrit - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/13

second go
Wendy - Lead RP - 31/Aug/13 with Tom Ball

Chappy - Lead RP - 26/Aug/13

Same difficulty as Thread Flintstone
peteharrison06 - Lead O/S - Aug/13

First 7b! 1st redpoint try (after 2 sessions practicing on TR). Sweet summer solstice sendage!
Dale Turrell - Lead RP - 21/Jun/13 with Dave

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

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/May/13

chris j - Lead RP - 08/May/13 with Nick Saunders

Working route - 4 tries, last try one move from easy ground...
chris j - Lead dog - 06/May/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Apr/13

misterb - TR - 24/Apr/13 with nick

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Jack

Tom Seccombe - Lead RP - 16/Feb/13 with Matt Parkinson

Harder than the route to the left although most of the holds on the harder section were soaking and unusable. Good fun.
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/12 with JackMac, Andrew Haley, Tom Wright

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

im not sure i climbed the correct line, for me getting to the second bolt was very hard and took me a few goes, after the 3rd bolt i moved right instead of left, this was very easy but i think perhaps of route?
climbercool - Lead dog - 26/Nov/12

Ramon Marin - Lead RP - 01/Sep/12

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

Rob Pitt - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Nick Saunders

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Apr/12

The initial sequence was the hard bit for me. Good route.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 06/Apr/12 with Jenni

Michelle W - Lead RP - 06/Apr/12

Onsighted this thinking it was desperate for f6c, somehow I confused it for 'The Wages of Fear' !
_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Tom Harrison

Hidden - TR dnf - 10/Mar/12

quiffhanger - Lead RP - 30/Jul/11

dmaldonado - 2nd dnf - 19/Jun/11 with Nick Blackbeard

Almost got it.
nblackbeard - Lead dog - 19/Jun/11 with Dan Maldonado

Bristoldave - Lead RP - 15/Jun/11 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/May/11

first 7b os in england
Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

Brilliant, 3rd go it went, I think anyway!
adam cooper*super* - Lead RP - 02/Apr/11 with jack folland

A slight change of sequence made it that much more doable
Jack_F - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/11

Ben C - 2011

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Oct/10

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - TR dog - 27/Sep/10 with Marti Hallett

dmaldonado - 2nd dog - 25/Sep/10 with Gemma Foster, Nick Blackbeard

nblackbeard - Lead RP - 25/Sep/10 with Dan Maldonado, Gemma Foster

Had a go putting the first few clips in, and sussing the moves after a go last year. Went quickly after that. Nice!
catt - Lead RP - 29/Aug/10 with Hardin

I had not done ths when I moved from Devon to North Wales. First trip back here since and got it second go today. Schweeeeet!
eugeneth - Lead RP - 16/Aug/10 with Duncan C

Hidden - TR dog - 21/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead dog - Jun/10

2nd go. Good climbing!
alaan - Lead rpt - 05/May/10

Wrong handed on first crux, dogged to the top.
alaan - Lead dog - 28/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Garrouli - Lead RP - 2010 with Mark, Pete

1st redpoint.good technical moves but pleasently simple to read.satisfying reach for the ledge- evidence of people headin right then coming back in- direct is better.second clip tricky, clipped it at belly button height.
w.pettet-smith - Lead RP - 03/Oct/09 with darren, jo

langar27 - TR dog - 21/Sep/09 with dave moir

dmoir - Lead RP - 21/Sep/09 with Canadian James

bit damp. Not expected given its July. v good though and only really 7m or so in length
Jeff25 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Anwen

Think we went too far left before the ledge.
nblackbeard - Lead dog - 24/Jun/09 with Tom Grant

JeromeT - Lead RP - Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/08

Awesome route!
Justin T - Lead RP - 25/Oct/08 with Wifey

Hidden - TR dog - 21/Oct/08

1st rp, soooooooo close on the OS
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 13/Sep/08 with Rebecca Edwards

Reachy and cruxy.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Dave Ferguson

bigie bob - Lead RP - 19/Jul/08

dannyboy83 - Lead β - 01/Jun/08 with Dave Moir

Hidden - TR RP - 22/May/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/May/08

Marti999 - Lead RP - 26/Feb/08 with Mark Glaister

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 2006

westyb3 - Lead RP - 2003 with Andy long

CraigMac1 - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 1998

keefe - 30/Aug/92 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - 30/Aug/92 with keefe

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
stp, Dave Searle

Total votes cast 65
hard 7b+0 of 36
7b+0 of 36
easy 7b+2 of 36
hard 7b9 of 36
7b19 of 36
easy 7b4 of 36
hard 7a+2 of 36
7a+0 of 36
easy 7a+0 of 36
3 Stars4 of 29
2 Stars24 of 29
1 Star1 of 29
0 Stars0 of 29
Bag of .....0 of 29
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent
Clean O/S
Clean β
Clean repeat
Clean RP