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Magic Flute** E2 5b

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[Ian on the crux of Magic Flute, 4 kb]Start up Golden Stairs but move out right to gain the base of the slab awkwardly. Pad up its left-hand edge, heading for the magic fluting above. Photo on page 236. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Ian on the crux of Magic Flute © andybirtwistle
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This climb is in 136 logbooks, and on 13 wishlists.

PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/14 with John P, Andi T, Dave

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 13/Jul/14 with Ted Lister

Richard Fletcher - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/14 with Ben Watson

watson.b - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/14 with rich

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 12/Apr/14 with Richard Gage

samwillo - Lead - 24/Mar/14 with Malin Kvist

Hidden - TR dog - 23/Mar/14

philm_uk - TR O/S - 23/Mar/14

malinkvist - 2nd - 23/Mar/14 with Marianne, Sam

Callum_Johnson - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Dayni_

Souljah - 2nd - 22/Feb/14 with Gus

Gus - Lead - 22/Feb/14 with Souljah

not sure about any of the gear 0_o
Lunar25 - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/14 with Dave LE

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/14

Antd - Lead - 06/Oct/13 with Liza Wolfson

Exciting solo! Did the move very wrong, as a reachy burly campus instead of the nice smear rockover method
Shea - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/13 with Ieuan, Valerie

ValDog - 22/Sep/13 with Seamus O'Boyle

ValDog - 22/Sep/13 with Seamus O'Boyle

Antd - 2nd - 21/Sep/13 with Dominic Jeff

Very good move but a one move wonder really. Easy once standing up on slab although run out. Soft for e2?
climberchristy - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Ben Cole

wolverine - 2nd - 26/May/13 with Slim

John 'B' Hutchinson - 2nd β - 05/May/13 with Stewart Rattray

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/13

Runnels!
Alex Mason - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/13 with Charlie Torrance, tim peck, kieran king, Laura Perry, Mikey G

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 02/Mar/13 with Richard Gage

Bit of a one-move wonder. The slab is over too soon.
Dr Toph - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/13 with Will

salix - Lead dog - 09/Jan/13 with Topher

SamWimpenny - Lead O/S - 2013 with Matt Gibbings

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead - 07/Nov/12 with Charl

Tom Folley - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/12 with George Dunton

georgedunton - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with greg strong

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12

le t - Sent β - 02/Sep/12 with ross

Trevera - Lead - 26/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Adamski1986 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jan/12 with Ross Creber

petegunn - Lead - 09/Dec/11 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Dec/11

Fultonius - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Ross Barnes

dougs1232 - 2nd β - 20/Nov/11 with Ross Barnes, Alasdair Fulton

Dave Warburton - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11 with bert, Dave Warburton

one amazing hex 4 for the crux, and an ok friend 1
robertmichaeladams - Lead - 15/Oct/11 with Tom

tomdude - 2nd rpt - 15/Oct/11 with rob

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/11

JRae - Lead - 11/Sep/11 with A Turnbull, A Saul

AndyT1151 - 2nd - 11/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - Aug/11

PiotrB - 2nd - 10/Jul/11

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Pam

phil64 - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11 with rachie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/11

pudding - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/11 with matt murphy

wookie667 - Sent O/S - 15/Jun/11

Mark D - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/11 with Ewan Irvine, Laurence Everitt

Laurence Everitt - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11 with Ewan Irvine, Mark D

ewan i - 2nd - 01/Jun/11 with mark duggan

MDowson - Lead rpt - 07/May/11 with oli warlow

a13x - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Matthew Gibbings, Alison Monks

James Rolf - 2nd O/S - 2011

gforce - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with James

James Prowse - 2nd - 25/Jul/10 with Graham

with a tug on the rope first time round, as had missed a hold... clean on second attempt!
jameslord - 2nd dog - 09/Jul/10 with chris

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 19/May/10

tomdude - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with ben warlow

oliwarlow - Lead - 15/May/10 with Adam W

tom144807 - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10 with Ian Birtwistle

MDowson - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with Karl wood

definitatley E1 5a max
Woodiee - 2nd rpt - 08/May/10 with Matt Dowson

Just feels a bit precarious on the on-sight. Easy moves though. Did this as a warm up :-0
odox - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with Tom Pitchforth

petegunn - Lead - 07/May/10 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/May/10

seeroo - 2nd dog - 02/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Alison2 - 2nd O/S - May/10 with matthew154

rgd1977 - TR - 23/Apr/10

scott gibson - 2010

Steve Crowe - Lead - 2010

graham lawrie - Lead O/S - 2010

first onsight e2. Only gear is 1 shit cam
pete87abs - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/09 with Dave Brigham

oliwarlow - Lead - 07/Sep/09 with Jonny

Smelly Fox - Lead β - 26/May/09 with Mark Mosgrove

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/09

dave o - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Julia H

vanderz - Lead O/S - 02/May/09

dodfoster - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with ben robinson

Very good route,got 2 cams in the crack before 'the move' so it felt easy at E2.
Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with dave

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Feb/09

burto - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09 with ducky

Andy Moles - 2nd - 24/Jan/09 with Calum

CalumC - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Andy Moles

barney_edin - Lead - 2009

Softest e2 yet, but only because I found a large tricams placement in the slab flutes, look v scary without. Nice rock over.
andymoin - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/08 with Sean

Easy crux, felt like a hard 5a, penalty for failure on the fluting didnt look inviting so bailed.
SeanB - Lead dnf - 02/Oct/08 with Andy

Went for the lead knowing it was "poorly protected" so expecting some poor cam or small nuts. Couldn't find anything so pretty much soloed it!
dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/08 with Chris Gordon

Hidden - 29/Jun/08

ed woods - 2nd - 14/Jun/08 with Marshall

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Eddie

mshorter - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

Felt very soft touch! - wouldnt want to fall off the top fluting but your not going to... camalot .5 is bomber!
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Nikki Sommers

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/08

RobScotland - 2nd - 30/Sep/07 with Dougie

Nice route but very easy for grade. One easy 5b move with perfect protection leads to the runout but easy slab. Three Pebble Slab is harder and thats now HVS!
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Viv

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/07

andyandy - Lead - 26/May/07 with Phil

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/06

Had a 'moment' on the crux rock up when a friend caught in the bow of my shoelace making it impossible to straighten my leg out.
shark - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/05 with Karl Telfer

1st E2 - a soft touch.
GPN - Lead O/S - May/05 with Jamie Moss

Mr Pink 2 - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jan/04

ali_robb - Solo O/S - 2004

ewen - 2003

Roget - Lead O/S - Aug/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

Hidden - 2nd - 2000

gypsy3006 - 2000

Hidden - Lead - Jun/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/98

akamini - Solo - Jul/97

Ian Jones - Solo - 1997

tlr - 2nd - 07/May/95 with Pete D

tlr - Lead - 14/Apr/95 with Andy B

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 24/Apr/94

mattnuttall - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/94

Evoman - Solo - Apr/93

Jon Read - Solo O/S - Feb/93 with Richard Fielding

andybirtwistle - Solo - 22/Apr/92

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

Hidden - Lead - Oct/91

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 28/Aug/89

Hidden - TR - 03/Apr/83

Hidden - 1980

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Style of ascent

Soloed15 of 136 (11.0%)
Lead72 of 136 (52.9%)
Followed34 of 136 (25.0%)
Toproped4 of 136 (2.9%)
Bouldered2 of 136 (1.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 136 (0.7%)
Unknown8 of 136 (5.9%)

'Climbed'55 of 136 (40.4%)
clean O/S67 of 136 (49.3%)
clean β5 of 136 (3.7%)
clean rpt4 of 136 (2.9%)
dogged4 of 136 (2.9%)
dnf1 of 136 (0.7%)