The Flier* E1 5c
[Pulling over the crux of the Flier - 1985, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
Well-named and a good deal harder an undertaking than Outward Bound. The gear is good, but strenuous to place.
Move up to the overhang, pull through and get established on the wall above with difficulty. Climb direct for 3m before trending right and then back left to finish as for Outward Bound. © ROCKFAX

FA. P.Littlejohn 1971

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Photo: Pulling over the crux of the Flier - 1985 © Carlos
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This climb is in 126 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

twill - Lead G/U - 31/Aug/15 with Will Hartz

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/15

37degrees - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/15 with Simon Knight

Great fun after sussing it.
Ian Jones - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/15 with Robert Durran (aka 'Big Bob')

Jamiet297 - 2nd dog - 24/Jun/15 with Chris Ebbutt

chris ebbutt - Lead dog - 24/Jun/15 with Jamie

A bit of a one move wonder, not too bad for the tall.
islandlynx - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/15 with matthew beals

Matt77 - 2nd - 20/Jun/15 with Shane

Beastly roof! Been wanting to have a go at this for a while, glad to get it clean!
Will Mortimer - Lead O/S - 27/May/15 with Chris Joyce

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 27/May/15

took a few attempts to get over the overhang
dbrooks - Lead G/U - 21/May/15

gidmord - 2nd RP - 21/May/15 with dbrooks

John Tanner - 2nd β - 21/May/15 with Derwood Brooks, Gideon Mordecai

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead rpt - 04/May/15 with max

Caspian Johnson - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/15 with Nickfoulds

darcan - 2nd - 24/Jan/15 with nick

nickstephens - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/15 with Darcan

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Nov/14

F*****g hard crux. Easy after that.
1poundSOCKS - 2nd β - 26/Jul/14

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Mat Coburn

KDSclimber - Lead dnf - 13/Jul/14 with Richard

peter.ravenscroft27 - 2nd - 01/Jul/14 with Tim Exley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Really fun route. Almost enjoyed the runout on the slab as much as the burly overhang.
Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2014 with Colin

Seconded this a few months ago on my first visit to Haytor. Pumpy start, great route.
R2B - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/13 with Ian

nickstephens - 2nd - 14/Sep/13 with Gareth Greeves

gg4419 - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Nick Stephens

ewanthomson - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/13 with Owen Gibson

francois - Lead rpt - 01/Aug/13 with Ben

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/13

Surprised to get this - looked nails from underneath, but a joy once you get those first jugs and sort the feet.
Motown - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Luke

Tried this in 2008 so can't call this a true onsight but cleaned it this time on first attempt. Great moves though the roof.
Mr Tickle - Lead RP - 08/Jun/13 with Will

Nick Biven - 2013

Pffft. Failed on lead dogged to hell on second.
Cheese Monkey - 2nd dog - 08/Nov/12 with Lewis Stewart, jordon fleming

Jordon Fleming - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/12 with ben darby

RFWilkie - Lead RP - 09/Sep/12 with Mark

zcsharp - 2nd - 28/Jul/12 with John Bennetts

I flailed on this for far too many hours... In the end a couple of weeks off climbing had taken their toll.
cbeard - Lead dnf - 28/Jul/12 with John Bennetts

mark schramm - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/12 with si

2nd repeat of the day!
mark schramm - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/12 with si

Simon Allcock - 2nd dog - 20/Jul/12 with Mark

will909 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Doug miller - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with alex steele

mark schramm - Lead rpt - 24/May/12 with Andy G

Bristoldave - Lead β - 24/May/12 with Andy

Oddjob - 2nd β - 16/Apr/12 with Ramon

Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with adam brown

burto - Lead β - 24/Mar/12 with tom powell

Fell off two or 3 times, fun
Mr Powly - Lead dog - Mar/12 with Ian B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

twright180 - Lead dnf - 04/Oct/11

Chappy - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/11

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

peeled off the overhang, gear popped... scary.
flashpanther - Lead dnf - 03/Jul/11

mark schramm - TR rpt - 02/Jul/11

mark schramm - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/11 with tom mason

tommymace - 29/Jun/11

guy757 - Lead - 28/Jun/11

First route of the day after Chris's epic on Levitation direct.Couldn't get to the top jug on my first attempt. Sent it clean afterwards.
francois - Lead RP - 14/Jun/11 with Chris

Almost lead this clean, but fell after grabbing the wrong jug once getting around the overhang. Francois managed to lead it (worked), then I seconded. Fun, burly first move which is well protected.
BelayBunney - 2nd dog - 14/Jun/11 with Francois

Ross Barnes - Lead - 25/May/11 with Mal

jonnie3430 - 2nd - 25/May/11 with Ross

wild move through the roof, but felt more like 5b
msoldn - 2nd O/S - 16/May/11 with Sam

Felt a lot easier on the second attempt.
mark schramm - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/11 with ben sdmc

clean, but with protection already established under the o'hang
thomb - Lead - 06/Apr/11 with David Coley

Got tired placing gear, got over the steep moves but couldn't figure out the move above.
mark schramm - Lead dnf - 23/Mar/11 with pete

Luke90 - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with M Bryan

2 falls on the cruxy roof block, nut was wedged in good.
sarpedon - Lead dog - 2011

ben tried and failed to get through the roof, so he backed off and i went for it. got it first time, but cos i saw ben trying it no onsight, just a sweet flash!
cripper - Lead β - 2011 with Ben

Ben - TR RP - 28/Sep/10 with Petroc College

Toby Dunn - Solo - 03/Sep/10

one fall/slip
misterb - Lead dog - 30/Aug/10 with wain

Alasdair88 - Lead RP - 30/Aug/10 with Paula

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Aug/10

leohl - Lead O/S - Aug/10

jcook1980 - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/10 with Dan Walker

mattparratt - 2nd - 22/May/10

Toby Dunn - Solo - 2010 with Andy Reeve

jchenoweth - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Jason

nickstephens - TR O/S - 10/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Sep/09

Popkids - TR - 27/Sep/09 with Kafoozalem

rob1 - Lead - 27/Sep/09 with Dave Williams

Really enjoyed this route :-)
nblackbeard - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/09 with Gemma Foster

Some hard moves but well protected.
37degrees - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/09 with Ben Bradford

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Jun/09

jbulger - 2nd - 24/Jun/09 with Will Pettet Smith

nice- with feet silly high it's pretty straightforward really.
w.pettet-smith - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/09 with jo

Steerpike - 2nd rpt - 11/Jun/09

JPGR - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with Yvette

Tried at the end of the day...maybe not a good idea. Fell off on overhang. Struggled to get lanky legs above roof...very powerful. I will be back. Excellent gear though.
Mr Tickle - Lead dnf - 06/Dec/08 with davenev

Lovely knee jam - just couldn't reach and wasn't strong enough. Great fun though - we'll be back
davenev - 2nd dnf - 06/Dec/08 with luke

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/08

dmoir - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Jay Jackson

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/Sep/08

sharmawho? - TR RP - 2008 with Shunt

sam gordon - Lead - 2008 with samuel hext

sebrider - Lead O/S - 2008 with eugeneth

Justin T - Lead RP - 26/Aug/07 with Vicky

Justin T - Lead rpt - 16/Jul/07 with Wifey

Steerpike - Lead β - 11/Jul/07 with Tommo

Justin T - 2nd RP - 11/Jul/07 with Crispin

Dave Searle - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/07 with sim

climber sim - 2007

Hidden - 2007

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/06

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 14/May/06

Steve Bell - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/03

dannyboy83 - Lead RP - May/03 with Chris Havill

Rob Pitt - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/01

Marti999 - 2000

Frostie - Lead - 1999

nacnud - 2nd - 17/Nov/96

Hidden - TR - 17/Jul/96

leadmat - Lead - Jun/93

Simon cook - Lead - 1993

With three falls.
eroica64 - Lead - Jun/92 with Denis Crampton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/90

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/88

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
EcoClimber, Will Mortimer, Ropeboy, waydan, nick hawkins, Luke90, rh5980, tom169, Robfromcornwall

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