Wraith** E4 6a
[The highlight of my North Fin South Face career., 3 kb]25m.

Rockfax Description
Enjoyable, well-protected wall climbing. Start at a thin line that leads up to the break of The Smile.
25m. Climb the thin line direct to the break of The Smile and move up to a good horizontal crack. Climb the fine wall above past two pegs to the top. © ROCKFAX

FA. Nick White 23.3.87 23/Mar/1987

Ticklists: Trad climbs for sport climbers, West Country Climbs.

Photo: The highlight of my North Fin South Face career. © ellis
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This climb is in 66 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

* at Sharpnose = *** most places.
Andy Moles - 2nd - 06/Apr/15 with Ferdia

awesome fun. the difficulty gradually builds to a cruxy finish.
ferdia - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Andy

Shauna - 2nd - 05/Apr/15 with Jules

Pleased with this as second trad route of the year. Made more exciting by incoming tide and taped up finger which kept bleeding all over the holds!
JulesV - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

Not the route we'd intended but more amazing rock nonetheless.
tash - 2nd - 23/Aug/14 with ali k

Fell off after the long move yesterday so had to go back. : )
Ed Babs - Lead RP - 16/Aug/14 with AlexD

AlexD - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Ed

Great fun. A very long move to finish, but safe enough.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Jemma Powell

irish paul - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Sarah Black

Hidden - TR O/S - 09/May/14

Luxulyan - Lead β - 05/May/14 with Tim

Onsight to within a few feet of top... a little unfair for e4 imho.
Justin T - Lead dnf - 06/Oct/13 with Nancy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/13

Running out of time and tired arms meant I abbed the line quickly and stuck most of the gear in. Regretted the decision immediately as it just felt wrong on a trad route! Still, incredible route and what a finish!
Tom Livingstone - Lead β - 08/Aug/13 with Dan Lane

Somewhat desperate, i'd not want to do the last move on lead, that's for sure!
Dan Lane - 2nd dog - 08/Aug/13 with Tom Livingstone

Hidden - 2nd β - 08/Jul/13

Mike W - Lead RP - 08/Jul/13 with bigrob

Hidden - TR - 22/May/13

Couldn't make the last move.
Joel Perkin - TR dnf - 22/May/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/May/13

mike lawrence? - 2nd - 13/Apr/13 with FatRob

Soft touch, probably closer to E3 than E5
ejected - 2013

cymjt - 2013

Hidden - TR rpt - 19/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/12

Mike W - Lead dnf - 20/Jun/12

ellis - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Rich Cross

Hidden - 2012

alaan - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Will

john nightingale - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/11 with fran santos

Fran S8 - 2nd - 08/Aug/11 with john nightingale

miastacey - Lead O/S - Aug/11 with Bob Smith

Great cruxy finish
dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Dad

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11

Awesome but v. hard top tho maybe went wrong way?
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11

Tried previously in 8/10 but it rained/I wussed out. Felt so easy this time! Good climbing, decent rests, crux at the top, wicked route.
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 26/Jun/11 with Mike

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Jessie Rushbrooke - 2nd - 16/Apr/11

did with a massive hangover, thought i'd probably just fall but got up it fine
mwatson - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/10

Last moves are desperate! I need longer arms...
chris j - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/10 with Ben Bradford

Brown - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Ben Lepesant

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/09

Toby Dunn - Lead - 04/Apr/09 with Alex Hughes

Hidden - TR O/S - 2009

sara n - TR - 10/Oct/08 with Neville Contractor

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Sep/07

Marti999 - 2nd - 07/Jun/07 with Rich White

Richard White - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07

Hidden - 2007

bronsonite - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Dave Barrans

Very steady at the grade, the pegs are good, but reach is useful!
andi turner - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with grimer

Dave-Westlake - 2006

westaway - Lead O/S - 2005

tuftynick - Lead O/S - 2005 with nick warren

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 2005 with Adam Mulholland

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 19/Oct/02 with Lee Bartrop

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

Paul Clarke - 1998 with Nick Dalzell

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/97

Roget - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/97

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/94 with Alan Holden

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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