The Mutant* E4 6a
20m. Climb the easy slab to gain the start of the slanting finger crack. Fix some gear in the crack and launch out. The wall is gently overhanging with poor footholds and hard moves between fingerlocks for about 5 metres. After that there are good footholds and the angle is easier. Traverse another 3 or 4 metres to reach a good resting place with comfy hand jams, then climb straight up a short flake crack to gain the slab near a hawthorn tree.
M Raine, I Butterworth 05/Jun/2003
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This climb is in 11 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Well protected climbing but very stenuous to place with the lack of footholds at the start. Was just about to put a nice juicy wild strawberry in my mouth before setting off, when my eye caught glimpse of a Human Poo! Nice! thanks for that!
petegunn - Lead - 07/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 07/Aug/13

1 fall - sweated buckets - flipping pumped.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead dog - 02/Aug/13

Great experience.... I spent a lot of time dangling in mid air... wasting energy trying to remove well placed cams that had walked into the crack. Respect to Eddy on the rocks who lead it! (Learnt some great Aid techniques though!)
AndyF - 2nd dog - 02/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 11/Sep/12

messed around placing crap gear then pumped out and fell off ripping a cam, almost hitting the ground, a tree then remus. first trad fall, might as well make it a good one!! think we scared some actual climbers on their nearby route.
benkelsey - Lead dnf - 11/Sep/12 with Remus Knowles

Same tactics as last time, but managed to move much more quickly.
Paul Robertson - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/11 with Pylon King

bomber finger locks all the way. pumpy for the first few moves (crux) then enough footholds to take the weight off. will lead it next time..
benkelsey - 2nd O/S - 29/May/11 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/May/11

Checked out the gear on abseil and just took what I needed. Still got spanked. Placed all the gear and did all the moves, but took two rests on the hard section.
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 19/May/11 with BPM

Thought it looked easy. It isn't.
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 25/Apr/11 with BPM

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