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The groove left of Live by the Sword is a varied pitch. © ROCKFAX
Tim Dunsby, Nigel Coe, Scott Titt 02/Nov/1991

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This climb is in 101 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

whiteexplorer - 2nd dnf - 14/Jul/14 with joe

dready - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/14 with whiteexplorer

el_monty - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/14 with Dan V, Si

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/14 with Si Lincoln

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

Hidden - Lead β - 14/Jun/14

Got to the top questioned the two sets of top outs, direct defo felt way harder than 6b the left hand top out seemed questionable?
pymn nice but dim - Lead β - 12/Jun/14 with Connie Lampka

Hooo - Lead - 19/Apr/14

Dandan82 - Lead rpt - 08/Mar/14 with Zoe

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Lisa Marsh

Carnie Lisa - 2nd RP - 01/Mar/14 with Dan Verge

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/14

Didn't remember doing this before - retro flash ;-) Gets 6b in Rockfax - more realistic.
Dizz - Lead rpt - 02/Feb/14 with Martin

Hidden - Lead - 02/Feb/14

brices - 11/Jan/14 with Llinos, Gav

BenL - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/13 with James Doc

DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/13 with Mike Wigglesworth

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Sep/13

Rokmunky - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Paul Jackson

Antwhitehead - Lead dog - 08/Jun/13

Julesthe1st - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Tania

Alex Norman - Lead β - 27/Jan/13

Anthony Dixon - 04/Jan/13 with Edd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/12

mikeconway - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12

Good 6b climbing
Dizz - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with Richard S

Linc - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with zoe brodie-james

jiggerypokery - Lead dog - 22/Jul/12 with Joe Day, Rosea Day

felt hard! top is a bit confusing now there is a separate lower-off for the new route on the left.
Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/12 with Paul

Stuart Johnston - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with Ian, Daniel Tipton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12

3 Names - Lead O/S - 15/May/12 with Nick

Quiddity - Lead rpt - 15/May/12 with Mac and Ally

Kevster - Lead rpt - 15/May/12

Chappy - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

Defo 6b!
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Alex Chapman

Paul Eckton - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with steve read

Brian H - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/12 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Tom Harrison

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jan/12

trev_f - Lead rpt - 17/Dec/11 with Ed, Marti

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 12/Dec/11 with Dr Steve

Hidden - Lead O/S - Dec/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Toby

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Sep/11

Quiddity - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Curious Yellow

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Peter Dawson

timharrison - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/11 with Davide Gaetta

timharrison - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/11 with Matt Carwardine

mattc - Lead dog - 11/Aug/11

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/11 with Harry Massey

Sparky!!!3 - Lead RP - 31/May/11

Alex More - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Sparky

timharrison - Lead rpt - 14/May/11 with Andy Fisher, Rob Tearle

two crack tricky bit, needed help getting over
ekaterina sigida - 2nd - 19/Apr/11 with rob daughtery

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/11 with Ivan M

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 26/Dec/10 with Rob Kennard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/10

brian watson - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10 with scott titt

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with crispin

el_monty - Lead β - 11/Jul/10 with sam ferguson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/10

mark_wellin - Lead O/S - 28/May/10

bbrowne - Lead RP - 15/May/10 with Kelly Atkin

a nice climb
Peterjuliandawson - TR β - 04/Apr/10

fun
Luke d - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Mark Shale - TR dog - 27/Mar/10 with Roslyn

givemetea - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/10 with Gary Wong

garywong - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Roslyn McKendry

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/10 with Harry

Jane Weir - 2010

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 2010 with kyle rance

vertigo - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Ben Harper

timharrison - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/09

trevor macalonan - Lead β - 14/Aug/09 with Tim

timharrison - Lead rpt - 14/Aug/09 with Trevor Macalonan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09

trev_f - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Mike H

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Angus

JimR - 17/Jan/09

timharrison - Lead rpt - 25/Sep/08 with Pete

Peter Swift - TR dog - 25/Sep/08 with tim

CosmosKey - TR dog - 20/Sep/08 with Fabrizio

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/08 with Ben Harper

Matt Bennett - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/08

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

Rob Kennard - 01/Mar/08 with Rich White, Harry Massey

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 2008 with Ed Heslam

AlexD - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07

timharrison - Lead - 22/Apr/07 with Gordon Mission

Hidden - 2007

steve taylor - Lead rpt - 30/Dec/06 with Ben Stokes

V difficult to get established in the groove for the short (above a nasty smash onto the ledge). Solid 6B.
Wilbur - Lead O/S - 27/May/06 with Morgan

timharrison - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/06 with Matt Burrows

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Steep start followed by pleasant climbing in the grrove above. Bolted to take the challenge of the hanging boulder finish!
steve taylor - Lead β - 12/Nov/05 with Joff Cook

Hidden - 12/Nov/05

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 2005

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 02/Nov/91 with Scott Titt, Tim Dunsby

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 41
hard 6b1 of 22
6b1 of 22
easy 6b16 of 22
hard 6a+1 of 22
6a+2 of 22
easy 6a+0 of 22
hard 6a1 of 22
6a0 of 22
easy 6a0 of 22
3 Stars1 of 19
2 Stars7 of 19
1 Star11 of 19
0 Stars0 of 19
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Style of ascent

Lead85 of 101 (84.2%)
Followed4 of 101 (4.0%)
Toproped5 of 101 (5.0%)
Unknown7 of 101 (6.9%)

'Climbed'14 of 101 (13.9%)
clean O/S48 of 101 (47.5%)
clean β7 of 101 (6.9%)
clean rpt21 of 101 (20.8%)
clean RP3 of 101 (3.0%)
dogged7 of 101 (6.9%)
dnf1 of 101 (1.0%)