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Start the Fire** 6b+

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 85 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

madeleine - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Phil

sheppy - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/14 with Iain MacD

D.Russell - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Ri

Ri - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/14 with Dougie

johnny_watt - Lead O/S - Jun/14 with adamfisher

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/14

Sloppy Joe - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/13 with Hamish

Hamfunk - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/13 with Joe

TonyThePrawn - Lead rpt - 06/Jul/13 with Stuart Adams, Hamish

stuart.a.adams - Lead rpt - 06/Jul/13 with Andy, Hamish

First visit to the 'Shanner in 6 years. Still a burly warm up.
Alastair R - Lead - 01/Jul/13 with Kieran K

Took a rest just before the crux move, need to man up next time.
colinmckay8 - Lead dog - 30/May/13 with Hamish, Joe

Hamfunk - Lead rpt - 30/May/13 with Colin McK, Joe

Sloppy Joe - Lead - 25/May/13 with Stu, Hamish

Jay.Carr - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

Hamfunk - Lead rpt - 25/May/13 with Joe, Stuart A

stuart.a.adams - Lead rpt - 25/May/13 with Joe, Hamish

Hamfunk - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/12 with Stuart A

stuart.a.adams - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/12 with Hamish

Hamfunk - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/12 with Keith

stuart.a.adams - Lead RP - 04/Jun/12 with Keith, Andy, Hamish

gforce - Lead - 08/Apr/12 with Tim

sheppy - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/11 with Iain MacD

TonyThePrawn - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Stuart Corns, Hamish

Hamfunk - Lead rpt - 31/May/11 with Stuart C, Andy

Hamfunk - Lead rpt - 22/May/11 with Jordan, Joe, Stuart A

Hadn't climbed it in 15 years, so pretty much an on-sight
Stuart S - Lead rpt - 04/May/11 with Amanda Lyons

Second go! Pretty tough!
Hamfunk - Lead RP - 01/May/11 with Joe

Hidden - TR rpt - 03/Sep/10

BrettB - Lead rpt - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 27/Aug/10

Xenos - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/10

Pumpy warmup for pumpy climbing.
bnewman - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/10 with Tim, whistler, Ash

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/10

Hidden - TR rpt - 22/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/10

think I've worked out the crux but it's a reachy pumpy little bugger.... ;/
MelH - TR dog - 08/Aug/10 with julesp

julesp - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/10 with MelH

Hidden - Lead dnf - 06/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Aug/10

sheppy - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/10 with julesp

julesp - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/10 with Sheppy, Iain

Various up and down
sheppy - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/10 with simon, iain n jules

Fraser - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with assorted dudes

kevg - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10

DVOS
julesp - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Iain

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10

mark mcgowan01 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Mikey Jeans

Xiao Xian Goh - Lead β - Jul/10

Was meant to be a warm up for working Hell Bent. This route always feels difficult.
MelH - TR dog - 26/Jun/10 with A

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Jun/10

James Prowse - Lead - 10/Jun/10

Awkward pump
Chalkd83 - TR dog - 02/Jun/10 with Ash

sheppy - Lead rpt - 19/May/10 with Iain MacD

andyinglis - Lead rpt - 15/May/10 with Marcus Bean

BrettB - Lead O/S - Apr/10

ashknot - Lead β - 01/Sep/09 with Angus, Luke

Warm up, nice route
ANC - Lead β - 01/Sep/09 with Ashley Dean, Luke Fairweather

surprisingly enjoyable
whistler - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/09 with Airwx

2nd go, a hard warm-up
JLS - Lead RP - 02/Aug/09 with Pete R.

dave o - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Dan Richardson

BRUCESTRAC - 2009

michael83 - Lead RP - 15/Aug/08 with Mark, Stuart

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Aug/08

s kennedy - Lead RP - 03/Aug/08 with tris fox, mark mosgrove

Very hungover.
Smelly Fox - Lead dog - 03/Aug/08 with Stuart Kennedy, Mark Mosgrove

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/08 with Tim Rankin

tom russell - Lead β - 12/Jun/08 with Milky Dawg

jonskippy - Lead RP - Jun/08 with looter

MelH - TR - 2008 with Rachel Hutchison

akhughes - Lead O/S - May/07

andyinglis - Lead RP - 24/Mar/07 with Marcus Bean

mshorter - 2007

Kris Devlin - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Aug/06

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/98

Stuart S - Lead RP - 24/Jul/96 with John Wilson

Jon Read - Lead O/S - Jun/96 with Neil Morrison

first ascent (the fire was started to keep warm!)
sheppy - Lead β - 03/Jan/89 with Dave Douglas

2nd ascent, after Neil's first.
Dave Douglas - Lead RP - 03/Jan/89 with Neil Shepherd

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
colinmckay8, Hidden

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Style of ascent

Lead75 of 85 (88.2%)
Toproped7 of 85 (8.2%)
Unknown3 of 85 (3.5%)

'Climbed'8 of 85 (9.4%)
clean O/S21 of 85 (24.7%)
clean β5 of 85 (5.9%)
clean rpt31 of 85 (36.5%)
clean RP12 of 85 (14.1%)
dogged5 of 85 (5.9%)
dnf3 of 85 (3.5%)