Barney Rubble** 7a+
[Barney Rubble - Torbryan, 3 kb]22m. Smart and varied climbing with a pumpy finish. Variation - Finish up Boogie on Down for another excellent 7a+. © ROCKFAX
FA. Robbie Warke 18.4.89 18/Apr/1989

Ticklists: Torbryan Quarry, West Country Climbs.

Photo: Barney Rubble - Torbryan © rockferret
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This climb is in 240 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Ed Babs - Lead RP - 03/Oct/14 with Eddie Young

Not to difficult obvious sequence. 7a!
hornbywill - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Pete Saunders, alice fuller

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/14

Need to get back on this with more stamina
John Tanner - Lead dog - 10/Sep/14 with Derwood Brooks

Rory Bascombe - Lead β - 09/Sep/14 with jacobjohncharles

Too hungover for the retro-flash
jacobjohncharles - Lead RP - 09/Sep/14

Patrick Hill - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Laurence Everitt

Done it before so took variation - finished up Boogie on Down - (Barney on Down - 7a)
tskelhon - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with John_Warner

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/14

AlexD - Lead RP - 14/Aug/14 with Sophie

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/Jul/14

Sarah Black - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/14 with Paul Black

Hidden - Lead β - Jul/14

Gav A - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/14 with Sam Gordon

alek - Lead β - 31/May/14 with Will Murray, James Kay

Ainsi - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - TR RP - 18/Apr/14

misterb - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/14 with dave

1st redpoint
Tim W - Lead RP - 13/Apr/14 with Sarah Black, Paul Black

Hidden - TR dog - 13/Apr/14

Hidden - TR dog - 12/Apr/14

Hidden - TR dog - 11/Apr/14

1st RP.
R2B - Lead RP - 19/Mar/14 with Dave

thedoctorisin - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 05/Mar/14

Davros the Psyched - Lead O/S - 2014

lewisrichardson - Lead RP - 2014 with dad

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2014 with RusseyB

lawsy_boy1 - Lead - 2014

Kind of a retroflash. As good as anything in this crag!
Tomar - Lead β - 07/Dec/13 with Charles

mikeshewring - Lead β - 23/Nov/13

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 13/Nov/13 with Guy Percival

nickstephens - Lead dog - 09/Nov/13 with Gareth Greeves

First rp.
gg4419 - Lead RP - 09/Nov/13 with Nick Stephens

Absolutely superb
Joe Costello - Lead RP - 29/Sep/13

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/13 with Nick, Charlotte Warner

Ramon Marin - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/13 with viki harvey

chris j - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/13 with Toby

Awesome sustained climbing.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 06/Sep/13 with Jonny

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

chrisscutt - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with oly

Psyched to get the onsight, nice techy fingery climbing.
thedoctorisin - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with chris scutt

Sophie Nunn - Lead RP - 22/Aug/13 with Dave

lead all the moves, then top-roped with 1 fall, but didn't have the time to really get it smooth and go for the redpoint. It would definitely go clean with a little more work.
hms - Lead dog - 10/Aug/13 with Jenny

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Aug/13

Retro-flash
quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 05/Aug/13 with Kate

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/13

A 3 star route for sure.
DJ Nelson - Lead RP - 21/Jul/13 with Jonathan Emett

4th-ish go over two days. Really good.
Jonathan Emett - Lead RP - 21/Jul/13 with dj nelson

Hidden - TR dog - 18/Jul/13

Should've flashed. Jumped to a non hold out of excitement of how good the holds were and fluffed it. 2nd go. 6c+
Tris.w - Lead RP - 15/Jun/13 with kelly

yan hawkins - Lead β - 15/Jun/13 with steve winslow, _m.cox_

Joe Innes - Lead β - 15/Jun/13 with Tris, Tomar

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13

Finally did this, went first RP attempt today, felt pretty easy
Ross.Cooper - Lead RP - 08/Jun/13 with Laurence Everitt

Should have got it on 1st redpoint attempt but it was raining, the final big holds were wet and I slipped off. Went today with no problems though.
Dale Turrell - Lead RP - 01/Jun/13 with Finn

Hidden - Lead β - 31/May/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/May/13

Finally!!! Highest RP to date. Really enjoyed every part of this route.
JackMac - Lead RP - 30/May/13 with Dan 85

2nd go
metal arms - Lead - 29/May/13

Claudia Harvey - Lead - 26/May/13 with Ramon Marin

Fell on the last move due to stupidly chicken clipping the final clip from low down. Should get it next time :)
JackMac - Lead dog - 24/May/13 with Pyjamas Tom, Dan 85

Pajamas Tom - Lead β - 24/May/13

One RP attempt right before dark. Fell after clip 4 due to some indecisiveness at the gaston :( Starting to feel doable now.
JackMac - Lead dog - 21/May/13 with Dan 85

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/13

karoo88 - Lead β - 18/May/13

Amazing! Best route here in my opinion, great quality with a really exciting climax, good holds when you need them, awesome little cruxes, just everything!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Drew Mulcahy

1 go, foot popped after clip 3 :(
JackMac - Lead dnf - 06/May/13 with EllisButlerBarker

Went better today but lacking the stamina to make it clean. Attempt RP on lead next time...
JackMac - 2nd dog - 04/May/13 with EllisButlerBarker

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead rpt - 04/May/13 with JackMac

Jack J Keogan - Lead dog - 01/May/13 with Ewan Davies

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/May/13

boogie on down finish.
Ed morris - Lead RP - 24/Apr/13 with Colin

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

JackMac - 2nd dog - 06/Apr/13 with Dan 85

Hidden - TR dog - 03/Apr/13

jacobjohncharles - Lead dog - 2013

Worked for a day and a half, stamina not as good as it was, got to top sloper 3 times and mucked up finish, so close...
Ross.Cooper - Lead dog - 18/Nov/12 with Laurence Everitt

Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 17/Nov/12 with Harry Yarrow, Ross Cooper

Hidden - TR dog - 18/Sep/12

andrew hammond - Lead β - 31/Aug/12

Brian H - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/12 with Adrian Parsons, Andrew Hammond

Jeronimo - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/12

In the pouring rain, steady until the final slab where my foot slipped on slime and I nearly took the plummet
jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/12

Rested a bit; aided off draws on last bolt as pissing rain and top was totally wet
theotherpetehill - Lead dog - 26/Aug/12 with Michelle

Worked it down to 1 rest then was forced to stop with a self-inflicted heel injury, so gutted...
Ross.Cooper - Lead dog - 25/Aug/12 with Harry Yarrow, Laurence Everitt

Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12

yarrow - Lead dog - 25/Aug/12 with Laurence Everitt, Ross.Cooper

burto - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/12 with tom powell, hertha

Tried this in the dark in the wet 3 or more years ago. Im taking an onsight! Far from F7a+.
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Paul Roberts, Joe Harris, Elaine Budden

Lewis Stewart - Lead RP - 25/Jul/12

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 24/Jul/12 with paul

tobydunford - Lead RP - 04/Jun/12 with Harry Martin

saet1a - 23/May/12

got it second go, not as hard as I thought it was going to be, with limited experience I would say its nearer 7a, not sure which finish I ended up on, felt hard enough though.. have to try thread flintstone next time
rustaldo - Lead RP - 15/May/12 with Eliott, Jordon Fleming

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Apr/12

Its my route and I struggled on it today....
robbie Warke - Lead β - 19/Mar/12 with wendy sampson

'Barney Rubble' finish.
_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Tom Harrison

jiggerypokery - TR dog - 17/Mar/12 with Matt Cox

highrepute - Lead β - 14/Mar/12

Good route. 7a?
tedj234 - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Kate, davidliu

davidliu - Lead β - 11/Mar/12 with Kate Cambell, Ed Jenner

Hard work but finally worked out a sequence, so red point it next time.
Popkids - TR dog - 10/Mar/12 with Kafoozalem

2nd go. Awesome route!
Elaine Budden - Lead RP - 01/Mar/12 with Mike Adams

burto - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/12 with steve

tom harrison - Lead - 2012

andy south devon - Lead dog - 2012

Hidden - 2012

h forrester 1994 - Lead rpt - 2012

Tom Seccombe - Lead RP - 20/Oct/11 with Harvey

derico - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Sadact, Tom

Sophie Nunn - Lead dog - 10/Oct/11 with Toby

Jonathan Emett - TR dog - 28/Sep/11 with toby

Jonathan Emett - TR dog - 04/Sep/11 with toby

Brian H - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/11 with Steve Bell

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Aug/11

Alex moore - Lead - 14/Aug/11

TommityP - Lead RP - 10/Aug/11

2 lead attempts... one to get the sequence and one RP attempt. Got it with 2 falls on RP attempt and got further than last year.. find the bottom and top sections pretty tricksome! This will hopefully go next session. Either way, brilliant training :)
Duncan Campbell - Lead dog - 09/Aug/11 with rob steer

i_a_coops - Lead β - 09/Aug/11 with Jenni

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Aug/11

dmoir - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/11 with Will Murray

Hidden - TR - Aug/11

Rob Greenwood - UKC - Lead O/S - Aug/11 with Alex Haslehurst

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

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

Hidden - TR - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/11

1 go, got the moves
Jonathan Emett - TR dog - 03/Jul/11 with jo, john kay

Frostie - AltLd dog - 29/Jun/11 with Guy Buckingham

Retro Flash
Chris_barr - Lead β - 18/Jun/11 with Ted, Harry

John Henry Wynn - Lead - 31/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/May/11

Hidden - Lead β - 29/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/May/11

jbulger - Lead dog - 24/May/11 with Darren Russell

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/May/11

Kevster - Lead β - 15/May/11

chris j - Lead rpt - 11/May/11

Rock Lizard - Lead dog - May/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Apr/11

Rob Pitt - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with Nick Saunders

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Apr/11

1st RP
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 26/Mar/11 with Cusco

Nice line, quite sustained but a good rest before the last hard move.... should have been a flash but for some sloppy footwork :-(
Ciro - Lead RP - 26/Mar/11 with Ramon

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/11 with Gwen Thomson

First outdoor lead, and never climbed a 7A top-rope either, so 7A+ first lead was great for me. Awsome route great climbing, pumpy and fun.
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Lewis Richardson

Popkids - TR dog - 29/Jan/11 with Baz, Kafoozalem

Alex moore - Lead - 2011

PeterDawson - Lead O/S - 2011

Arrg fell off on the very last move! gutting
Haydn Jones - TR dog - 2011 with sergei

TommityP - Lead dog - 27/Nov/10

Hidden - Oct/10

Toby Dunn - Lead - 10/Sep/10 with Sophie Nunn

Sophie Nunn - 2nd dog - 10/Sep/10 with Toby

First 7a+. Got it 3rd rp and really had to fight at the top. Basically a real stamina fest. Found Little white lie not too bad for 7b and think it might go easier than this - bit of a boulderer's route unlike Barney rubble! top route though and glad to break the psychological barrier on 7a+..
Wilbur - Lead RP - 30/Aug/10 with George

georgel - Lead RP - 29/Aug/10 with will

dan gibson - Lead RP - 29/Aug/10 with jacquie robinson

chris j - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/10 with Ben Bradford

had most of the clips in from coming back down boogie and re-clipping them...tried original finish its awesome! found the crux in the middle desperate...more due to a lack of power? start is pumpy. had a toprope in the sun after....managed to get top section in a oner taking draws out..
Duncan Campbell - Lead dog - 16/Aug/10 with Eugenius

Incredible holds and moves. Stamina required to get it clean.
TommityP - Lead dog - 09/Aug/10

Finally!
bercolano - Lead RP - 05/Aug/10

bastian - Lead - 05/Aug/10

gg4419 - TR dog - Aug/10

bercolano - 2nd dog - 24/Jul/10

2nd go
Wendy - Lead RP - 11/Jul/10 with Darren Russell

colesy - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Jun/10

4 goes to work it/put clips in and then got it first RP. slightly over-worked but it flowed very nicely. Great route.
Quiddity - Lead RP - 21/Jun/10 with Tony, Curious Yellow

3rd redpoint.... should have got the OS
Will_Murray - Lead RP - 03/Jun/10

Hidden - TR O/S - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jun/10

James Marshall - Lead O/S - Jun/10

gg4419 - TR dog - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/May/10

jw231 - 2nd dog - 21/May/10 with nblackbeard

Twice!
alaan - Lead O/S - 05/May/10

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Practice for RP. Nice route.
Phil79 - TR dog - 17/Apr/10 with Tony, Baz

John Henry Wynn - Lead - 10/Mar/10 with Will Murray

Hidden - 2010

jmhood - 2010

Garrouli - Lead O/S - 2010 with Mark

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Oct/09

tom169 - Lead RP - 11/Oct/09 with Pawel

Luke d - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09

Excellent route and very reasonable for the grade.
catt - Lead RP - 06/Sep/09 with Morgan Woods

First UK 7a+ onsight, excellent but low in the grade.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Iain

georgel - Lead dog - 29/Aug/09 with iain, morgan

natalietanzer - TR - 29/Aug/09

Pretty easy for 7a+, next time.
Jon_Warner - 2nd dog - 08/Jul/09 with Tom

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Jul/09

Hidden - TR dog - 31/May/09

eugeneth - Lead RP - 28/May/09 with James V

Wohoo :-)
nblackbeard - Lead RP - 09/May/09 with Tom Grant

thomb - Lead dog - 08/May/09 with Tom Grant

first onsight at this grade! so obviously thought it was amazing.
w.pettet-smith - Lead O/S - May/09 with josh

& Billy. Favorite climb here so far :-).
nblackbeard - Lead dog - 08/Apr/09 with James Whitlock

jw231 - 2nd dog - 08/Apr/09 with nblackbeard

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Mar/09

Finished up Boogie on Down
chris j - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/09

Reeges - Lead RP - 03/Jan/09 with Nick Saunders

jld579 - Lead RP - 2009

thomb - Lead - 2009

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

Dave Searle - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/08

Nice!
Justin T - Lead RP - 24/Jul/08 with Wifey

Hidden - TR dog - 24/Jul/08

Superb finishing moves.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Dave Ferguson

feilx - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Phil Davis

hippo99 - Lead O/S - 15/May/08 with roby rudolf, joe doyle, tom worall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

Finally!
richardr - Lead RP - May/08

'Boogie On Down' finish.
_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - May/08 with Prajak

JeromeT - Lead RP - 2008

nawface - 2008

chris j - Lead RP - 17/Oct/07 with Jerome

Hidden - TR RP - 14/Oct/07

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/07

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 12/May/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Richard White - Lead O/S - 2007 with Rob Kennard

climber sim - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Best ever redpoint, happy days, lush route of course!
sebrider - Lead RP - 2007

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead rpt - 09/May/06 with Ben

Hidden - Lead RP - 2006

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jul/05

1st rp
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 30/Apr/05 with Dan Savory, Jason Parker

Dan Savory - Lead RP - 2005

westyb3 - Lead O/S - 2003 with Andy long

Hidden - Lead β - Aug/02

andy_pemberton - Lead - 2000

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