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[A Miller's Tale (Fb6b+) Rubicon, 3 kb]Sit start, use edges and flakes to gain the big hole.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 245 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

TonyF - Sent x - 24/Aug/14 with David

Messed up onsight, got some beta and did it 2nd go
Alex@home - Sent x - 11/Aug/14 with Tony Moody

Matthew Bennett - Sent - 21/Jul/14 with Tay Matthews

grady_9 - Sent β - 17/Jul/14

olly12344 - Sent - 18/Jun/14 with Katie Maxwell, Seb

Matthew Ferrier - Sent x - 16/Jun/14 with Mark Rankine

CA1289 - Sent O/S - 05/Jun/14 with Si

Connoor - Sent - 05/Jun/14 with Si

Hidden - Sent O/S - Jun/14

dom94 - Sent - 19/May/14 with alex mccann

2nd go today
benkelsey - Sent x - 19/May/14 with Dawn_K_B, Jake Shaw, Shaun Humphreys

2nd go
amccann - Sent x - 19/May/14

rich_hw - Sent x - 17/May/14 with MartinWilliams87

Retroflash
paddyisidle - Sent rpt - 03/May/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - 30/Apr/14

Matt Fry - Sent rpt - 20/Apr/14 with Merlin

Si dH - Sent x - 13/Apr/14

angus - Sent x - 02/Apr/14 with Philbert

Well hard, could only do once in a session
Gambit - Sent x - 29/Mar/14 with Steve

mrginna - Sent rpt - 27/Mar/14 with lukebamforth, Ben Pinches

Hidden - Sent x - 22/Mar/14

Might have been good before the polish set in.
Adam_42 - Sent x - 08/Mar/14 with Mike, Josh Willet, Steph

Scrump - 2014

Hidden - Sent - 13/Sep/13

Dawn_K_B - Sent dnf - 13/Sep/13 with Shaun Humphreys, Calum Harvey

CharlieMack - Sent O/S - 01/Sep/13

Hidden - Sent - 29/Aug/13

Hidden - Sent rpt - 25/Aug/13

john lynch - Sent - 16/Aug/13 with Lewis Andrew

gamoon - Sent x - 12/Aug/13 with tom

emily_allen - Sent x - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - Sent - Aug/13

Jake Young - Sent x - 13/Jul/13 with India, Nick

Hidden - Sent - 04/Jul/13

stvey - Sent x - 30/Jun/13 with Louise Cowie

Hidden - Sent dnf - 28/Jun/13

Haydn Jones - Sent β - 26/Jun/13 with gareth bowen

in socks, felt easy today.
Nick1812P - Sent rpt - 21/Jun/13 with Ben, Jake Shaw

oops.
benkelsey - Sent dnf - 21/Jun/13 with Jake Shaw, Shaun Humphreys, Nick Priestley

second go after my foot slip off before I could make the first move
Nathaniel Larsson - Sent x - 20/Jun/13 with Louise Hall

Jackwd - Sent x - 18/Jun/13 with Rob Smith

Jonny Nick - Sent x - 15/Jun/13

Nick1812P - Sent - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - Sent dnf - 05/Jun/13

climbingsheep - Sent x - 05/Jun/13

Probably the nicest problem I've done on peak lime at the grade.
AlistairB - Sent O/S - 02/Jun/13

rockjedi - Sent O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Craig Parr

Grindcore - Sent - 25/May/13 with david.pearmain

SED - Sent x - 25/May/13

Stand up only this time.
mattwyles1 - Sent rpt - 23/May/13 with Andy, Scott

Sit Start, good beta from the team
scottski - Sent x - 23/May/13 with Matt Wyles, A.Cooley

Hidden - Sent x - 23/May/13

Hidden - Sent - 05/May/13

TonyB - Sent β - 04/May/13

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Apr/13

Third go.
JamieSparkes - Sent x - 13/Apr/13 with Nick

GuyVG - Sent rpt - 07/Apr/13

Whealiebob - Sent x - 05/Apr/13 with Terry

Hidden - Sent x - 04/Apr/13

flash with beta from Rich, very good problem
tombeasley - Sent β - 01/Apr/13

bconibear - Mar/13 with james thornton

duddjaco - Sent x - 2013

TiffTiff - Sent x - 22/Oct/12

chiverstom - Sent x - 06/Oct/12 with Alice

Although I've not done alot of routes at Rubicon I would be willing to suggest this is the best route there.
Tophe - Sent - 21/Sep/12 with Steve Le F

MartinWilliams87 - Sent x - 08/Sep/12

BedRock - Sent x - 03/Sep/12

Hidden - Sent x - 27/Aug/12

Hidden - Sent x - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - Sent x - 21/Jul/12

Got the onsight but then spent a while trying to repeat it to show matt how I did it. Weird!!
leon - Sent O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Matt

retroed
nathanlee - Sent rpt - 26/Jun/12 with Emlyn James, George Carmichael

first go. SDS
al123 - Sent - 26/Jun/12 with george C, nathan

standing
jack01 - Sent x - 06/Jun/12 with ben, lan

Elliot Carrington - Sent x - 24/May/12

Failed a couple of years ago, 'flashed' today
mark20 - Sent β - 23/May/12

Carter - Sent x - 20/May/12

adam 24 - Sent x - 20/May/12

Did it from standing about 4th go then almost did it from sitting.
Dan Lane - Sent x - 20/May/12 with Andy Turner

Hidden - Sent rpt - 13/May/12

jonny north - 12/May/12

Gallant - Sent - 17/Apr/12

Luuuuuke - Sent x - 13/Apr/12

2nd session, would have struggled without beta
Morwood - Sent x - 09/Apr/12

C coldwell-storry - Sent O/S - 07/Apr/12 with rob lay

Sit-Start
mrginna - Sent x - 26/Mar/12 with Jack Bramhall

From standing.
mrginna - Sent x - 18/Mar/12 with Jack Bramhall

peaches69 - Sent rpt - 08/Mar/12

JasTaplin - Sent x - 25/Feb/12

sparkass - Sent O/S - 18/Feb/12

Great problem, from sitting.
Eddie Shelbourne - Sent - 11/Feb/12

DaveFidler - Sent rpt - 22/Jan/12

Standing and then sitting.
Adam Moroz - 2012

mic_b - Sent x - 26/Dec/11 with Heidi

Brilliant problem
Spidermunkie - Sent O/S - 26/Nov/11

Milne - Sent x - 03/Nov/11 with mark evans

nic42 - Sent dnf - 30/Oct/11 with Jack

Hidden - Sent dnf - 09/Oct/11

Ben Harper - Sent x - 08/Oct/11 with Tom, Dan Barbour

marcb - Sent x - 08/Oct/11 with Jonny Pearson, Ben Harper

dannyboy83 - Sent O/S - 08/Oct/11 with Ben Harper

tom106 - Sent O/S - 08/Oct/11 with dan

hardest 6b+ i have ever done
con321 - Sent x - 02/Oct/11 with luke warren, simon crisp

pfffft, 6b+???????
peaches69 - Sent x - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - Sent - 21/Sep/11

richardr - Sent x - 06/Sep/11

First time back after 3 weeks holiday
middle aged slob - Sent dnf - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - Sent rpt - 28/Jul/11

From a sit start. Feels hard until you get the right sequence and footholds to suit you then its just really nice.
catblack - Sent x - 22/Jul/11 with Tom R, Phil

standing
GuyVG - Sent - 17/Jul/11 with billy

drguiom - Sent rpt - 14/Jul/11 with Dave

drguiom - Sent rpt - 25/Jun/11 with barney1, Rick Crosby

Hidden - Sent x - 17/Jun/11

Hidden - Sent - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - Sent rpt - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - Sent rpt - 09/Jun/11

From standing, at last!
Sankey - 21/May/11

Hard work for the grade.
loonyclimber - Sent O/S - 15/May/11 with Lee

2 sessions
elliepygall - Sent x - 11/May/11

Only from a squat today, bit of a goer at the top
GuyVG - Sent - 08/May/11

Harder than Too Hard for Mark Leach footless...
nathanlee - Sent x - 07/May/11

thefuturesmiles - Sent x - May/11 with Jack Bramhall

danm - Sent - May/11

Retro flash really but no Idea of moves
Chris_barr - Sent O/S - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent - 28/Apr/11

rxmac - Sent O/S - 23/Apr/11

J.Wells - Sent β - 11/Apr/11 with Chris Lockyer

eazyclimbing - Sent - 06/Apr/11

Harder than Too Hard For Mark Leach at the Tor
paddyisidle - Sent - 24/Mar/11

Hidden - Sent - 10/Mar/11

jussyrockstar - 2011

3rd go. good
masonwoods101 - 2011

Hidden - Sent dnf - 2011

PHATSAM - 2011

After a couple of tries - it was -1C!
Stig - Sent x - 08/Dec/10

drewish - Sent - 28/Sep/10 with SteveE9

Hidden - Sent x - 02/Sep/10

drguiom - Sent rpt - 25/Aug/10 with Dave

Super sequency
DaveFidler - Sent x - 24/Aug/10

Pete Sanger - Sent x - 10/Aug/10

AndyJBooth - Sent x - 24/Jul/10

drguiom - Sent x - 18/Jul/10

Hidden - Sent x - 06/Jul/10

Hidden - Sent rpt - 06/Jul/10

Hidden - Sent - 05/Jul/10

close but not quite
drguiom - Sent dnf - 04/Jul/10

leepip - Sent x - 03/Jul/10 with justine

mattwyles1 - Sent x - Jul/10

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Jun/10

middle aged slob - Sent x - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - Sent - 09/Jun/10

Hard at 6b+ very crimpy and polished
philipjames - Sent - 05/Jun/10

gregoritos - Sent O/S - 20/May/10

Hidden - Sent β - 19/May/10

Hidden - Sent - 15/May/10

Ian Broome - Sent β - 15/May/10 with Nick

Dan Jenkin - Sent x - 10/May/10 with Chris Barr

pebblespanker - Sent dnf - 10/May/10 with John Cooke

Glyn - Sent x - 27/Apr/10 with Alex Fry, Chris Davis

Hidden - Sent - 16/Apr/10

Hidden - Sent - 13/Apr/10

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Sent - 12/Apr/10

Hidden - Sent - 07/Apr/10

Hidden - Sent rpt - 11/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent x - Mar/10

JM - Sent O/S - Mar/10

Mattu - 2010

Decent climbing...
gcarmichael - Sent x - 2010 with Nathan Lee

Hidden - Sent x - Dec/09

Hidden - Sent x - 15/Nov/09

tallsop - 11/Nov/09

GuyVG - Sent - 08/Nov/09 with Lee cooper

GrantB - Sent - 07/Nov/09

Hidden - Sent x - 31/Oct/09

Hidden - Sent x - 31/Oct/09

andyebbens - Sent - 25/Oct/09 with Steve E

DaveFidler - Sent dnf - Oct/09

pauldr - Sent x - 12/Sep/09

john lynch - Sent - 12/Sep/09

Lewis Andrew - Sent - 12/Sep/09 with John Lynch, Rich Armour

Awkward, polished and fingery. Good once the sequence was found - good for pumpy laps.
Dave Warburton - Sent x - 25/Aug/09 with Franco & Rebex

tedj234 - Sent - 14/Aug/09 with David Liu

Richard Hession - Sent O/S - 16/Jul/09

Sit start. Got it in the second go - should have flashed it.
Jenn - Sent x - 13/Jun/09 with Alicia, TRNovice

TRNovice - Sent dnf - 13/Jun/09 with Jenn and Alicia

polished footholds
Ropeboy - Sent - 04/Jun/09 with Rob Jackson

Jethro - Sent - Jun/09 with Adam Lindley

Hidden - Sent - 28/May/09

Hidden - Sent x - 25/May/09

Andy Barratt - Sent - 09/May/09

Lex Wilkinson - Sent - 19/Apr/09

Hidden - Sent x - 07/Apr/09

Matt Fry - Sent O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Sam Dixon

Hidden - Sent rpt - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - Sent O/S - 21/Mar/09

Dan 85 - Sent O/S - 13/Mar/09 with Tats and Katy

tatz45 - Sent x - 13/Mar/09 with Katy Vose

Hidden - Sent x - 08/Mar/09

bfreeman - Sent β - 07/Mar/09 with Jay Mowat

found quite desperate to begin with. Getting to grips with the polish.
Jeronimo - Sent x - 07/Mar/09 with bfreeman

paul__in_sheffield - Sent x - 23/Feb/09

Hidden - Sent O/S - 22/Feb/09

Nicos - Sent x - 11/Jan/09 with rich howels

gingerwolf - Sent x - 2009

cymjt - 2009

Hidden - Sent x - 13/Oct/08

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Sep/08

Technical
Souljah - Sent - 24/Jul/08 with guy

sadams - Sent - 07/Jul/08

Hidden - Sent rpt - Jul/08

Hidden - Sent O/S - 18/Jun/08

TomHaigh - Sent O/S - 25/May/08

Chuffed with the flash
galpinos - Sent β - 18/May/08 with Neil, Mark and Mark

nai - Sent - 07/May/08

Hidden - Sent x - 05/May/08

Hidden - Sent O/S - 03/May/08

Somerset swede basher - Sent x - 14/Apr/08 with George, Aly and Adam

Sit Start, sent 3rd go, quite strenny/fingery.
Alex Mason - Sent x - 05/Mar/08 with Alex Barrows and Ed Booth

Ed Booth - Sent x - 05/Mar/08 with Alex Mason

Hidden - 2008

hebson - 2008

left hand sit start - 6C?
Ram MkiV - Sent - 16/Oct/07

Hidden - Sent - 29/Sep/07

Ram MkiV - Sent - 23/Sep/07

Hidden - Sent rpt - 15/May/07

Hidden - Sent dnf - 2007

Hidden - Sent x - 21/Oct/06

NeilManley - Sent O/S - Aug/06

Boy - 2006

Andrew Barker - Sent x - 2006

Dave Bond - Sent - 2006

Hidden - Sent x - 10/Jun/05

Hidden - Sent x - 2005

Hidden - Sent x - 2005

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Sent - 2003

Cassidy - Sent - 05/Mar/02

+4apeindex - 2002

climber34neil - 2001

marcoleptic - Sent - 2000

Hidden - 1998

Hidden - Sent - 29/May/95

RossG - 1995

Dave Douglas - Sent O/S - 1994

Ena - Sent x - Apr/93

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Coxy7

Voting
Total votes cast 94
hard f6C0 of 49
f6C3 of 49
easy f6C33 of 49
hard f6B+6 of 49
f6B+7 of 49
easy f6B+0 of 49
hard f6B0 of 49
f6B0 of 49
easy f6B0 of 49
3 Stars13 of 45
2 Stars27 of 45
1 Star5 of 45
0 Stars0 of 45
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Style of ascent

Bouldered226 of 245 (92.2%)
Unknown19 of 245 (7.8%)

'Climbed'75 of 245 (30.6%)
clean O/S26 of 245 (10.6%)
clean β10 of 245 (4.1%)
clean rpt23 of 245 (9.4%)
clean RP98 of 245 (40.0%)
dnf13 of 245 (5.3%)