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The Hole* f7A+ / V7

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[The Hole, 3 kb]Start in the hole and move out to the arete which is climbed on good holds. V7 from sitting. © ROCKFAX
Start (from sitting) in the cave climb directly upward into the light and straight up the headwall, step off onto the grassy ledge or continue up for a highball finish. 5 from standing

Photo: The Hole © john lynch
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - Sent x - 09/Sep/14

Done without the sit start grade V1
Niall13 - Sent O/S - 09/Aug/14

monkeymyster - Sent x - 09/Apr/14

Davefro - 09/Apr/14

if anyone wanted an easy 7a tick this would be it, SUPER line though
whitehouse_rhys - Sent O/S - 24/Mar/14

whitehouse_rhys - Sent - 24/Mar/14

whitehouse_rhys - Sent - 24/Mar/14

farmus21 - Sent - Feb/14 with Chris

easy but good
Scrump - 2014

Nice line, very easy for the grade.
kieran_lowe - Sent x - 01/Nov/13 with Adam Lowe

Cool wall, little nervy with the ledge behind you.
joe.91 - Sent x - 13/Sep/13

KristopherHall - Sent x - 01/Sep/13 with Dan Turner

nia - Sent O/S - Aug/13

Flashed
BobbyG - Sent O/S - 12/Jul/13 with dave barret, james gowdy

Hidden - Sent rpt - 02/Mar/13

Nicolas Duboust - Sent - 02/Mar/13 with Caleb, Peter Wilkinson

petegunn - Sent - 21/Feb/13 with Davina

will jackson - Sent β - 2013

Did it from sit!
NathanW - Sent - 23/Sep/12 with Alex Munnery

george sewell - Sent x - 08/Jul/12

Great problem. Did it from the lower RH start which may just bump it to 7A+.
andy farnell - Sent - 04/Jun/12 with Pete Wilkinson, Caleb Ainsworth

arrang - Sent x - Jun/12

Fun
Cassidy - Sent x - 05/May/12 with Helen Cassidy

Hidden - Sent - 14/Apr/12

Didn't do the sit start, which grades it at V1 5c
Alex Munnery - Sent O/S - 23/Mar/12

samrad - Sent x - 06/Mar/12 with Chris

DRHolmes - Sent - 15/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent x - 07/Oct/11

Ram MkiV - Sent - 08/Aug/11

Hidden - Sent - 01/May/11

Hidden - Sent x - Apr/11

Hidden - Sent β - 06/Oct/10

Probably only 7A+ for the short and weak! Cool problem none the less.
GPN - Sent O/S - 05/Sep/10

Daniel_Boocock - Sent x - 02/Sep/10

Great problem, really interesting coming out through the hole, should have flashed.
john lynch - Sent - 22/Aug/10 with Dave Barber, Anna Lynch

Hidden - Sent x - 11/Jul/10

Soft! prob V5
C coldwell-storry - Sent O/S - Jul/10

charliehw - Sent - Jun/10 with Andrew Smith

Andrew1 - Sent - 16/Mar/10 with Hulda

peewee2008 - Sent - 06/Mar/10 with Caleb

awsome problem
peewee2008 - Sent x - 06/Feb/10 with Caleb

Hidden - Feb/10

philipjames - Sent - 17/Oct/09

+4apeindex - Sent x - 12/Sep/09

Should have flashed it
Rob1988 - Sent x - 15/Jul/09 with Sam

petegunn - Sent - 12/Mar/09 with Davina & Matt

Hidden - 2009

It's V6 and soft
andysz320 - Sent O/S - 02/Nov/08

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
ArranLaird, daftendirekt, noahb

Voting
Total votes cast 31
hard f7B0 of 18
f7B0 of 18
easy f7B0 of 18
hard f7A+0 of 18
f7A+3 of 18
easy f7A+2 of 18
hard f7A12 of 18
f7A0 of 18
easy f7A1 of 18
3 Stars10 of 13
2 Stars2 of 13
1 Star1 of 13
0 Stars0 of 13
Bag of .....0 of 13
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Style of ascent

Bouldered44 of 50 (88.0%)
Unknown6 of 50 (12.0%)

'Climbed'23 of 50 (46.0%)
clean O/S8 of 50 (16.0%)
clean β2 of 50 (4.0%)
clean rpt1 of 50 (2.0%)
clean RP16 of 50 (32.0%)