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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 108 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

callans - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Katie Preston

A bit awkward
katiep - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Callan

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

shim - Lead - Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/14

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

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

Tom F Harding - 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

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Voting
Total votes cast 60
hard HS1 of 24
HS0 of 24
easy HS5 of 24
hard S9 of 24
S9 of 24
easy S0 of 24
hard HVD0 of 24
HVD0 of 24
easy HVD0 of 24
hard 4b1 of 20
4b0 of 20
easy 4b11 of 20
hard 4a6 of 20
4a2 of 20
easy 4a0 of 20
hard 3c0 of 20
3c0 of 20
easy 3c0 of 20
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 108 (4.6%)
Lead72 of 108 (66.7%)
Followed26 of 108 (24.1%)
Toproped1 of 108 (0.9%)
Unknown4 of 108 (3.7%)

'Climbed'43 of 108 (39.8%)
clean O/S58 of 108 (53.7%)
clean rpt5 of 108 (4.6%)
clean RP2 of 108 (1.9%)