The Slot** HVS 5a
[The Slot (corner crack on right) to Wogs (tree top left marks top of route), 4 kb]Take a belay beneath the crack/corner. A ferocious start is the crux but the continuation crack and exit right at the top are no push over. © ROCKFAX
FA. N.Hannaby 1960

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Photo: The Slot (corner crack on right) to Wogs (tree top left marks top of route) © Justin T
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This climb is in 56 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

alastairbegley - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Sam Collins

Rested on a cam on first go, pleased to get all the way to the top on the second, pretty brutal
sheelba - Lead - 21/Sep/14

May have taken a small fall...
adrianellis - TR dog - 13/Sep/14 with KES

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with max goodman, Harvey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/13

Burly is the word. Felt this one in my shoulders but please to see it through. Good pro.
Dilwat - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/13 with Nick

nickdonohue - 2nd - 19/Apr/13 with Ian Riddell

burto - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/13 with hertha

Nick Biven - 2013

Blew the onsight by slipping on the second move. Re-climbed clean from ground up.
BelayBunney - Lead - 27/Sep/12 with Francois

francois - 2nd rpt - 27/Sep/12 with Chris

Had to ab down and pound on large nut for 15 mins to retrieve it.
MarcT - 2nd dog - 31/Aug/12 with Duncan S

Fell off reversing the first moves blowing the onsight. Got back to stance,chilled a bit and and did it clean after a proper fight! Physical route...
francois - Lead RP - 19/Jun/12 with Chawn

Davebryant - AltLd - 21/Feb/12 with Sam Hann

Ian Hughes - 2012

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/11 with Graham Charman

Graham C - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/11 with Marti

Failed the lead on this earlier in the month and really struggled as second at that attempt. Climbed it cleanly and under control this time. Strenuous around the crux, but easy to rest hands free afterwards
petecallaghan - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/11 with Stuart Fox

petecallaghan - 2nd dog - 25/May/11 with David Coley

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/11

A short and pumpy climb.
Frostie - Lead - 28/Apr/11 with Cam

mark schramm - 27/Apr/11 with pete

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/11 with nick

thought about it for a bit but not feeling confident. next time
lewiz - Lead dnf - 09/Apr/11 with Vlad Vishnyakov

matt_read - TR O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Aiden Boyce

mark schramm - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/10 with steve P

tom.e - 2nd - 10/Sep/10 with Charlie Everett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/10

jmhood - 2010

Rock was wet and slippery, I was too cold and tired by now. Will come back another day...
dereke12000 - TR dnf - 12/Dec/09

AlexD - 2nd - 23/Jul/08 with Sim

Really fun route with lots of wet pants
Jack_F - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/08 with Finigan

Steerpike - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/08 with Tommo

Monster! Much finer climbing than I'd anticipated.
Justin T - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/08 with Wifey

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Feb/08

Steerpike - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/08 with Mal

fun fun fun in the rain
misterb - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/08 with dave

dewrats - Lead O/S - 2008 with Oli Boyes , Dave Searle, Chris Barr

sharmawho? - 2nd O/S - 2008 with Oli, Chris, Nick , Dave

Dave Searle - Lead - Nov/07

climber sim - 2007

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 2007

Dave Searle - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/06

colin milton - Lead - 21/Jun/06 with robin popham

It looks pretty hard, but was wet and had an occupied nest half way up...excuses, excuses
AJH - Lead dnf - 27/May/06 with Crispin

Mark Kemball - Lead - 26/Feb/06 with Nic Dill

aged_ape - Lead β - May/03 with Rob T

leadmat - Lead - Jul/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/86

Hidden - 1979

Simon cook - 1978

Simon cook - 1974

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Lee_Meaden, MrWiggles, Master Chief, lewiz, nick hawkins, Richard Morgan

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