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6a/b. E4 to solo. Hard Start leads to easy but slightly airy climbing until a span leads to the arete and the descent!
M Ward, G Williams, M J Crocker, G A Jenkin, K Marsden 07/Aug/1986
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Played about on the start a bit then did it. The peg/bolt doesnt really do much as once clipped the hard climbing is over.
Ollie B - Lead β - 13/Aug/14 with D.Foster

Jack_F - Solo RP - 08/Apr/14 with Remus

Hidden - Solo RP - 08/Apr/14

RedFox - Sent dnf - 26/Mar/14

Should have tied on today
Cheese Monkey - Sent dnf - 26/Mar/14 with Helen

Rained off :(
Cheese Monkey - Lead dnf - 21/Mar/14 with Peter

First moves are hard. Lovely climbing afterwards.
Cheese Monkey - Lead dog - 11/Mar/14 with Alex W

Brilliant little route! Took a few abortive attempts to suss out the moves to the bolt, then fell from the last move twice. Sans pads.
Alex Winter - Lead - 11/Mar/14 with Ben Darby

yan hawkins - Solo O/S - 06/Dec/13 with Max Benzie

weakaaron - Solo - Dec/13 with max b

Rick hard Rock - Solo rpt - 18/Feb/13

Hidden - Sent dnf - 09/Dec/12

tombeasley - Lead rpt - 08/Dec/12

re-worked the hard moves up to pinch
Jon Didymus - Sent dnf - 05/Dec/12

Verrrry nice, immaculate wall climbing, small feet, small crimps that get a bigger as you get higher, which is nice, and then a great move for the juggy tope ledge, boom! Bouldery 6b into solid 6a moves into scary 5c top moves.
Mike Goldthorp - Solo O/S - 15/Nov/12 with Andy

Pete Rigby - Lead RP - 01/Sep/12 with Kelli Roberts

akhughes - Solo β - 20/Jun/12

Cailean Harker - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/12

flashed solo, good fun
brices - Solo β - 15/Feb/12

Bouldered the start easily but didn't fancy the solo. Peg looks high up and a long way to the right
Jon Didymus - Sent dnf - 02/Feb/12

colesy - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo dnf - 08/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo β - 12/Nov/11

bouldered the start a few times managing to find the best sequence. Grabbed a quickdraw and roped up. A little bit of relief when peg was clipped. Needed to catch a bus in 20 minutes so had to sacrifice a quickdraw on the peg. Well earned whoever gets it!
Stanners - Lead RP - 21/Jul/11 with Mark Davis, Jack Bradbrook

Hidden - Solo dnf - 26/May/11

richiebongo - Solo - 11/May/11 with Nick Smith, Jon Didymus

richiebongo - Lead RP - 07/May/11 with Nick Smith

Beta needed!
tombeasley - Sent dnf - 07/Apr/11

Worked ground-up but play stopped couple of moves below peg after ripping a tip. Didn't really know where line goes as pretty much every hold on that wall is chalked.
Justin T - Lead dnf - 26/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Mar/11

Solo with high scary finish, much better this way. Put to bed now.
Richard Hall - Solo - 13/Dec/10

Finally put to rest, no broken bones today.
Richard Hall - Solo - 22/Nov/10 with Chris Savage

Rick hard Rock - Solo rpt - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Oct/10

Ally Smith - Sent - Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent dnf - 02/Mar/10

Finally after falling off and breaking my ankle almost 2 years ago. Led this time though.
Richard Hall - Lead β - 25/Jan/10 with Chris Savage, Howard

Hidden - Solo RP - 23/Feb/09

2nd try (overall) felt pretty straightforward this time
lukehodson - Lead RP - 22/Feb/09 with Loz

Used a couple of pads. Got to the last move and bailed, was getting dark and couldn't see footholds well. Felt like i might barn door off otherwise, and miss the mats ( = broken ankles). Fell about 6 metres but was ok.
lukehodson - Solo dnf - 21/Feb/09 with Howard

I'll not record everytime I do it, but it lends itself to a good warm up route
KRB - Solo rpt - 25/Nov/08

Ground up. Mat + peg used
Bristoldave - Lead rpt - 22/Nov/08 with Jon Hauser

Twice.
Paz - Solo rpt - 19/Nov/08 with AM2, DR

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Nov/08

Paz - Solo rpt - 01/Nov/08 with BJ, MK

Paz - Solo rpt - 21/Oct/08

Paz - Solo rpt - 08/Oct/08

Paz - Solo rpt - 28/Sep/08 with BJ

Paz - Lead rpt - 16/May/08 with WG

Reacquainted myself with the RH start.
Paz - Solo rpt - 27/Mar/08

Paz - Solo rpt - 22/Mar/08

Paz - Solo rpt - 07/Mar/08 with HA

Paz - Solo rpt - 01/Feb/08 with HA

Hidden - 2008

Paz - Solo rpt - 07/Dec/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Nov/07

Paz - Solo rpt - 01/Feb/07

Did start of Critic's pretty much static too.
Paz - Sent rpt - 28/Nov/06

Paz - Solo rpt - 23/Sep/06 with AB

did it solo as soon as i could do the first move
phsharpy - Solo β - 25/Feb/06 with Nick Ingram

Hidden - Solo RP - 07/Feb/06

A Longleat Boulderer - Solo - 2006 with Ally Smith

_m.cox_ - Solo β - Jun/03 with Adam Mulholland

John Southworth - Solo - Jul/02

1st Gorge E4. The beta (from PE before I knew him) was the starting foothold.
Paz - Solo β - 2002 with AS

THE warm up
Ally Smith - 2000

Hidden - 2000

guy xavier percival - 1999

mattnuttall - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/93

Pete Ogden - Lead - 1990

Hidden - Lead - 1987

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Voting
Total votes cast 35
hard E30 of 11
E30 of 11
easy E30 of 11
hard E22 of 11
E25 of 11
easy E23 of 11
hard E11 of 11
E10 of 11
easy E10 of 11
hard 6c0 of 12
6c0 of 12
easy 6c0 of 12
hard 6b0 of 12
6b5 of 12
easy 6b6 of 12
hard 6a1 of 12
6a0 of 12
easy 6a0 of 12
3 Stars4 of 12
2 Stars4 of 12
1 Star4 of 12
0 Stars0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed40 of 74 (54.1%)
Lead21 of 74 (28.4%)
Bouldered9 of 74 (12.2%)
Unknown4 of 74 (5.4%)

'Climbed'15 of 74 (20.3%)
clean O/S5 of 74 (6.8%)
clean β9 of 74 (12.2%)
clean rpt22 of 74 (29.7%)
clean RP8 of 74 (10.8%)
dogged3 of 74 (4.1%)
dnf12 of 74 (16.2%)