Clashing Socks* 7b

Rockfax Description
One of the longer lines on the wall that features a tough section on the final headwall. Start below an ivy patch.
Climb to a rope thread. Ascend the wall on the left of the ivy patch and continue past the right side of an overhang at two-thirds height. Climb the steep headwall with difficulty to finish. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Start below a large in-situ thread. Climb the lower wall past three bolts, moving left at the third, then up through guano and back right.
Hard sequence on the upper wall to a ledge and abseil station.

M J Crocker 25/Nov/1990

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This climb is in 127 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

richiebongo - Lead dog - 16/Aug/15 with Nick Smith

Had a go last year fell off on upper section. Bottom is crap top is good!
peaches69 - Lead G/U - 03/Jun/15 with luke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/15

AlexD - 2nd dog - 20/Mar/15 with Marti

Hidden - TR rpt - 15/Mar/15

4/2/15.Have done all the lower/ high crux moves. Got to block and then small crimp, before final bolt. Dropped from here about 6 times. Really good climbing, love it! 2/2/15. Started working the moves. Not that hard as first thought. Figured out beta for crux. Psyched!
Ben Russell - Lead dnf - 04/Feb/15 with Jacob Straw

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Feb/15

Hidden - Lead dnf - 02/Feb/15

JackMac - Lead dnf - 01/Feb/15 with dparsons, Dan 85

TomJ - Lead dog - 24/Jan/15 with TomS

just one more - Lead dog - 19/Jan/15 with rich UKC vertigo

Hidden - TR dnf - 18/Jan/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/14

top section after break is awesome!! shame you have to do the bottom half first, although the moves are growing on me thy're just a bit awkward
hankyc - Lead RP - 12/Dec/14

lewiz - Lead RP - 06/Dec/14 with Radek

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Nov/14

2 RP. Ok lower part, rest, cruxy upper part. Very nice but short ish section. climbed straight up in the lien of bolts. Could do right hand side, but seemed like cheating.
RadekNowak - Lead RP - 09/Nov/14 with Lewis

Putting the draws in/unlocking the sequence felt hard. Second go much better but fell at the end of the upper crux. Next time.
lewiz - Lead dog - 01/Nov/14 with Radek

Ian Bell - Lead dog - 19/Oct/14 with Sean Kenny

Ian Bell - TR dog - 19/Oct/14 with Sean Kenny

Hidden - TR dog - 19/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 19/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Sep/14

jonleighton - Lead dog - 31/May/14

1st rp. Used the sidepull jugs on the right above the break.
Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Tim ell, dj nelson

Hidden - TR dog - 18/May/14

tonevert - TR dog - 17/May/14 with paul

Kevster - Lead rpt - 17/May/14 with P Ecton

Felt harder than last time. Not enjoying this one.
Nick Russell - Lead dog - 09/Apr/14 with Alex Winter

Alex Winter - Lead RP - 09/Apr/14 with Nick

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Charles Dawson

Hidden - TR dog - 15/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Mar/14

chakrit - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

On the second go up felt myself getting back into climbing on rock. A good effort, ultimately unsuccessful but might have got it if I'd had my beta sorted out for the headwall. Totally out of power for a third attempt.
Nick Russell - Lead dog - 07/Mar/14 with Alex Winter

Getting close, but no potato.
Alex Winter - Lead dog - 07/Mar/14 with Nick

On a beautiful sunny day :) nice headwall moves.
DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 01/Mar/14 with Pip

brices - Lead RP - 16/Feb/14 with Llinos

holister - Lead RP - 30/Nov/13 with andy, lee

Fell off a flash a few weeks back. First go today putting draws in.
AJM - Lead RP - 25/Nov/13 with Shaun

Cheese Monkey - Lead dog - 22/Nov/13 with Helen, Andy

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Nov/13

Hidden - Nov/13

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead rpt - 31/Oct/13 with Charlotte Warner

Claudia Harvey - Lead - 20/Oct/13 with Rachel Keys

Think it deserved more than one star to be honest. Got soaked on the top-out!
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13 with Charlotte Warner

tobydunford - Lead RP - 19/Oct/13 with Kirsty Kerr

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Oct/13

2nd go.
El3ctroFuzz - Lead RP - 12/Oct/13 with Elaine Budden

Elaine Budden - Lead RP - 12/Oct/13 with tom bunn

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Sep/13

wi11 - Lead dnf - 18/Jun/13 with Nat

First go today, tried it Last route of the day last time I was here. Foot slipped on last move, super close to first 7b flash.
natalietanzer - Lead RP - 18/Jun/13 with will

Billg - Lead RP - 10/Jun/13 with Pete, Lee Bateman

chrisscutt - Lead RP - 22/May/13 with andy, lee

Second go.
drysori - Lead RP - 19/Mar/13 with Jesamine

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Mar/13

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Feb/13

Ricky Rocks - Lead rpt - 02/Feb/13 with Donald

1st 7b onsight. Happy New Year!
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/13 with Ellen Cobby

1st RP happy with that. Nice route could get 2 star if not for the crappy start
Marti999 - Lead RP - 02/Dec/12 with Debbie, Alex Dennis

debbie roberts - 2nd - 02/Dec/12 with Marti999

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Nov/12

Fantastic sequence at the top. I worked out all the moves but wasn't quite able to redpoint it frustratingly. Must return and get this.
jonleighton - Lead dog - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Oct/12

I will be back!
al99 - Lead dog - 29/Sep/12 with Martina Zandonella

alek - Lead RP - 05/Sep/12 with Martin Cleaver

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/Aug/12

EmilyElouise - TR dog - 14/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Aug/12

EmilyElouise - TR dog - 04/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/May/12

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 26/May/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/May/12

Loose rock and strange bolting. Not worth the effort to get back on.
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 08/May/12 with Jenni

Garrouli - Lead RP - 04/May/12 with Jerome, Jak

Martin Cleaver - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/12 with Dan Gibson

dan gibson - Lead β - 18/Apr/12 with martin cleaver

Bristoldave - Lead RP - 15/Apr/12 with Cusco

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

cjsheps - Lead β - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - TR dog - 07/Apr/12

Glyn - Lead RP - 01/Apr/12 with Ivor

Hidden - Lead β - Apr/12

Bates - Lead RP - 28/Mar/12 with Andy Brice

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Mar/12

Fun moves at the top!
Tris.w - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/12 with Jo stunt

Hidden - Lead RP - Mar/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 19/Feb/12

Justin T - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/12

Ciro - Lead RP - 28/Jan/12 with Ramon

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jan/12

2nd redpoint try.
ericinbristol - Lead RP - 04/Jan/12 with Rob

maddy.c - Lead - 2012

3rd RP. Used a good sidepull out right to go onto the face at the top. Felt easy for 7b that way.
Tomar - Lead RP - 17/Dec/11 with Ross Davidson

JKinsella - Lead RP - 17/Dec/11

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

Kevster - Lead RP - 27/Nov/11

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/11 with Rosea

2nd go. Not hard for 7b.
jgustafsson - Lead RP - 13/Nov/11 with Ian

Ramon Marin - Lead RP - 13/Nov/11 with adam brown

Lots of beta from Dick
James Marshall - Lead β - 13/Jun/11 with dick

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Nov/10 with Ben West

not clean
Kevster - Lead - 06/Aug/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 24/Apr/10

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Mar/10 with Heather Ogston

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead RP - 17/Jan/10 with Rich

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Jan/10

Hard 7b
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 17/Jan/10 with Ed

tom harrison - 2010

Awesome dynamic top section. Sadly was two tired for it
Glyn - Lead dog - 19/Apr/09 with Jonny

Wet holds on upper wall
Billg - Lead dog - 24/Jan/09 with James Kauntze

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 11/Jul/08 with paul

eddieclimb - Lead RP - 27/Jun/08 with Rebecca Edwards

Jake Shaw - Lead RP - 2007

Kev Little - Lead RP - 2007

Paul Robertson - Lead dnf - 24/Mar/06 with Mark Courtiour

Hidden - 2006

3rd day on.
Paz - Lead RP - Apr/05 with SK

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