Stingray** E2 5c
[Chris and Al on Stingray, 4 kb]15m.

Rockfax Description
18m. A good route up the central crackline. The 6b direct start is by-passed at this grade by starting from the ledge on the right © ROCKFAX

FA. G.Lewis, M.Harber 1985

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Photo: Chris and Al on Stingray © Siobhan Miller
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This climb is in 146 logbooks, and on 17 wishlists.

duncandarnell - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

Dizz - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with David, tony

guy757 - 15/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 13/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14

Great route. Really good problems in between rests. The gear for the crux was interesting.
Alex the Alex - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Ross.Cooper - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/14 with Dan Geh, Patrick Hill

cool moves
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/14 with Paddy, Ross

Patrick Hill - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/14 with Dan Geh

With the low start
MorganPreece - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/14 with Andy Cummings

quiffhanger - 2nd β - 31/May/14

Without the bouldery start
will_benfold - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Ross McKerchar

RFWilkie - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

Matthew Glenn - TR dog - 13/May/14

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 08/May/14 with Justin Timms

Justin T - 2nd - 08/May/14 with Rachel

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

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

Cool route,top move was interesting
hlegge - 2nd O/S - 02/May/14 with Adam Knightly

Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/14 with Edmundmorris

jcw - 2014

Frank the Husky - 2014

Dan Hostford - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/13

Great climb
Anoetic - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Aug/13

lyndsayh - 2nd - 03/Aug/13 with Ian Goudge

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Liam

LiamAD - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Curly Chris

with 6b start
Matt Harle - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Matt Gibbs

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Ben Selby

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/13

scott quinn - Lead - 06/Jun/13

Scott had a tis
Tom.Priestley - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Scott Quinn

A great series of exciting rockovers. Took me a while to psyche up for the opening moves to the big ledge. Felt thin and greasy. Glad I did though as the rest if the route was well worth it.
monsteratt - Lead O/S - 19/May/13 with Andy C

Dan Hostford - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

Utterly superb, worth the wait
freemanTom - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Stuart gmc, Asbo

Cool moves.
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Maddie Sweetman

Loved it, nice one chom
iksander - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with freemanTom (Guildford MC)

Maddie - 2nd - 04/May/13

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Roy Thomas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Oct/12

givemetea - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Rachel Somerville

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 21/Jul/12 with Ros M

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Will Twiggers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12

Excellent route
theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Caroline Culwick

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12

jossjones - Lead - 23/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12

Seconded once a year before. Did the direct start this time, which felt soft 6a, but very committing. Lovely route and well protected with cams.
Daniel Heath - Lead RP - 06/May/12 with Alun, Remus

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/May/12

Hard. Good gear but bouldery.
hutchay - 2nd dog - 08/Apr/12 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

Easier than I thought it was going to be.
Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Gavin Singleton

short and sweet. nice moves
markalmack - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with chris todd

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 07/Apr/12

d_meacher - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Paul Davis

Paulos - Lead - 01/Oct/11

AlexD - 2nd - 30/Sep/11 with Sophie

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Alex

Backed off from crux move, wasn't finding good gear (bad head day)!
Jams Crwca - Lead dnf - 14/Aug/11 with themadbrown

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/11 with Viv

Via direct start
AlexRenshaw - 2nd - 28/Jul/11 with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw

Bouldery start, tricky moves between good gear and good rests. Very enjoyable, quite technical moves.
felixthelion - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/11 with anthony puddy

Hidden - 20/Jul/11

Glyn - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/11 with Luke, Barni

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/11 with Glyn Hudson, Barni

benchwarmer - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/11 with Konrad

barni - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/11 with luke, Glyn

mjeffery - Lead O/S - 24/May/11

Slightly sad not to have led it, but it was fun seconding.
Daniel Heath - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Alun

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

adie84 - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

Might feel much easier if you're tall, found the crux moves much harder than those on Kitten Claws! Well protected though and not sustained so still E2.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Becca

Hard moves between good holds/ rests.
BeccaSnowden - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Tom

sam820 - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/10 with Angry Chris

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/10

Pippa - 2nd - 30/Aug/10 with Jon

excellent route, shame its so short. a good one to push the grade, very good pro
david morse - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/10 with siobhan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/10

Small gear, nice climbing, soft E2.
Adam Moroz - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10 with john (Krank)

Lovely but soft. RPs recommended.
Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10 with Andy

Epic encounter. Got soaked by a wave gearing up from a swellingly close tide then two waves drenched me wife whilst I was contemplating the two cruxes. Then it started to rain whilst facing the top run-out moves. Some stiff & technical moves!
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10

RobRock84 - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/10 with Steve Quinton

Shauna - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Jules

adam coxsell - 2nd - 10/Jun/10 with laurence

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/10

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/10 with Conor Clarke, Cocky

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/10 with James Kay

Lovely route; tricky moves between good gear.
Byronius Maximus - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Alex Twist

Twisty - 2nd rpt - 03/May/10 with Byron Buck

hardoreVdiffBen - 2nd - 02/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Twisty - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Ben Littley

cem - Lead rpt - 29/Aug/09 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/09

first E2 clean onsight. lots of gear and quality flexible moves. Great route.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Ronan Kemp

dodfoster - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/09 with ben robinson

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with George Ullrich

givemetea - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09 with Gary Wong

garywong - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Roslyn McKendry

Hidden - Lead - 14/May/09

brilliant climb with technical moves ,one tricky move right at the top(long reach needed)
RobRock84 - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09 with Steve Quinton

Brown - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/09 with John

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/08 with Nils

tbs105 - 2nd - 01/Nov/08 with Dan

Lead on gear placed by Dom
Chris the Tall - Lead β - 27/Sep/08 with Dom Ske

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/08

Got to the last moves, gear below my feat unable to see the next holds. Thought as the rest was easy this must be the E2 bit so bottled it. Tim finished it off, followed him up and saw a big hold I missed and the move was easy! D'oh.
dave657 - Lead dnf - 12/Jul/08 with Tim

Tim W - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/08 with Dave Ripley

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

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

Meg Jones - 2nd O/S - 24/May/08 with Tim Griffin

Couldn't do the direct 6b start. Bit of a boulder problem. And couldn't get the crux reach to the mono. Had quite a few goes at it before I got it. Next time, flash it!
Jeronimo - TR dog - 05/May/08 with Dyno

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/08

davebrox - Lead O/S - Oct/07

crag_monster - Lead - Aug/06

ewen - 2nd O/S - 16/May/06 with the kettle

John Kettle - 2006

feilx - 2006

cem - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/05 with James Gill

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/04

alex_th - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/04 with Tim Riley, Will Frost

Hidden - 2001

belay bunny turned bad - 2000

Nigel Coe - Lead - 1999 with Gordon Jenkin

Rich Kirby - Lead - Aug/98 with Robin

Carl Smethurst - TR - 23/Jul/98 with Ian Pickles

Nicer than its sister crack!
Jeff25 - Lead RP - Jul/98 with Oliver

Hidden - Feb/98

michael burrows - 2nd - 07/Apr/96 with richard parry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1990

bullybones - 1988

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