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Pocket Polka S 4a

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24m. Start at the left-hand edge of the right-hand slab, 5 metres left of the grassy rake, under an obvious line of flakes. Climb up the flakes and make a tricky rightward move to a distinctive slot/pocket. Take a rightward diagonal line up pocketed cracks to a small blast pocket. Exit the slab directly upwards, just left of Minute Waltz. Scramble rightwards up grassy ledges to a good belay tree on the left of a rock outcrop.
R A Broomhead, J Stanbury 24/Apr/2002
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This climb is in 102 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

the ant hill mob - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/13

richardsavill - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Sarah Rowlands

katemurphy_@hotmail - Lead - 11/Aug/13

Jen Mason - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Julia

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jul/13

just one more - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13

Psychlane - Lead - 05/Jul/13 with Plov

gjh - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/13

Griff1990 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/13 with Fran

Nix33 - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

mattc - Lead RP - 03/Sep/12

Jobbo - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Matt Carwardine

A nice tricky move across right after the pocket hold. Agree with the comment below that it's better route than real men eat quiche.
Kylie - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Luke Vincent

pffft - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Kylie Richards

AndyMcCoy - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Muny, Rosy

Matt Schwarz - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Pete north

stuntsbyjon - 28/Jul/12

upontop - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/12 with Beth

Josh_West - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/12

mattx1123 - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/12 with josh west

Interesting climbing. Better than real men eat quiche
katherinesydney - Lead O/S - 31/May/12 with paul marsden

marsden.d.paul - 2nd - 31/May/12

wurzelinzummerset - Lead - 12/May/12 with Mike

Mayaculpa - 2nd - 12/May/12 with wurzelinzummerset

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 31/Mar/12 with Rob Horler

kirky_p - Lead - 2012

Cloudy.
jpksalmon - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/11 with Hannah

Hidden - Lead - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - Sep/11

Slippy start, made it hard, covered in invisable slime! Lisa fell crossing onto the VD. Gear held. All OK
sofe13 - 2nd - 21/Aug/11 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/11

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/11

Jon Didymus - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/11

Gregthebadger - Lead - 26/Jun/11

lukerathmell - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Si

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/11

will909 - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/11

Hidden - Lead - May/11

Will Gordon - Lead O/S - May/11 with Chris Jose

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/11 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Not a completely obvious line. The flake line lures you over onto Minute Waltz - I guess the idea is to ignore the temptation and veer upwards to finish just left of that route.
bpmclimb - Solo rpt - 28/Mar/11

Andyh83 - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/11

Dan Stel - Lead - 2011

fletch73 - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/10

Richard Fox - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Rob hand

SharonC1604 - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/10

good protection, you'll recognise the 4a move when you're on it.
wilf - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with nick f

As many of these climbs have not be climbed for a wee while lichen has take hold meaning that any smearing move results in a fine powder under foot (dry conditions) otherwise very straight forward climb First placement under hollow flake on left
kiwi boy - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with phil

mikehay - Lead - 23/Jul/10

Bit slippy, hard to find route, found tricky
sofe13 - Lead - 20/Jul/09 with Juls

carl_123 - 2nd - 09/Jul/09 with darby allen

Outdoorfun37 - Lead - 08/Jul/09 with Chris Wright, Vicky Barker

cas smerdon - TR - 24/Jun/09 with bob & chris

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Lisa Paling

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/09

vertigo - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Mark Ryder

MarkRyder - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Rich

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/08

upontop - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Chris

SC - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with mike kann

bpmclimb - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Clare

Matt Schwarz - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Dylan

Dan B - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/08 with Bev

petegunn - Lead - 2008

ian d f - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 06/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 06/Oct/07

Somerset swede basher - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/07 with Sarah Stirling

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/07

guy xavier percival - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/07 with none

Dan B - Lead O/S - 26/May/07 with Bev

mol - Lead - 02/May/07 with Paul Drayton

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/06

dpmUK - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/06 with Britta

Hidden - Lead RP - Jul/06

KarlH - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/06 with Neil Williams

Epic Ebdon - Lead O/S - 06/May/06 with James Wasiak

dpmUK - 2nd - 29/Aug/05 with Matt Litchfield

timstyles - Lead O/S - Aug/05

gripped01 - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Paul, Lyneham

spence - 2nd - 21/Mar/05 with Tim Hudson

Hidden - 2005

Paz - Lead - May/04 with AS

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Footiemadhannah, Hidden, Hidden, fleapitfan

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Total votes cast 53
hard HS0 of 20
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easy HS5 of 20
hard S7 of 20
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easy S0 of 20
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hard 4b0 of 18
4b0 of 18
easy 4b10 of 18
hard 4a6 of 18
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 102 (4.9%)
Lead68 of 102 (66.7%)
Followed24 of 102 (23.5%)
Toproped1 of 102 (1.0%)
Unknown4 of 102 (3.9%)

'Climbed'42 of 102 (41.2%)
clean O/S53 of 102 (52.0%)
clean rpt5 of 102 (4.9%)
clean RP2 of 102 (2.0%)