The Goblin King** E2 5c
The steep crack in the bulges just left of the large roofs. Climb an easy crack to a break, move left to a position below the bulging crack. Climb the strenuous crack to a rest just left of the roofs. Make a hard move to enter a hanging corner on the right and finish at a tree above.

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Billg - Lead rpt - 03/Oct/15 with Ollie, Bob Brewer

Bill led, pulled ropes and led on his gear.
Ollie B - Lead β - 03/Oct/15 with B.Gregory, B.Brewer

smartydh9 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/15

emdawes - 2nd - 16/May/15 with mike dawes

Really liked this one - first time i've had 'go for it' on a trad route. Hard move but well protected.
James Marshall - Lead O/S - 10/May/15 with sash

tobydunford - Lead rpt - 01/May/15 with Harry Martin

bit disappointed not to get this, very nice climbing
dbrooks - Lead dog - 22/Mar/15 with Gareth

London Luke - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/15 with David R

Nathan Chrismas - TR dog - 04/Oct/14 with Nancy Jones, Justin Timms

Justin T - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/14 with Nancy

steve_gibbs - 2nd dog - 21/Sep/14 with Jamie Roberts

Pumpy, but really good gear, if you can place it. The boulder problem at the top is pretty stiff but not too bad when you just commit to it.
zcsharp - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Steve Gibbs

Had a strange feeling of nauseating nervousness, before setting off, probably because this route has been hyped up quite a bit in my mind over the years as being a bit of a test piece at E2, felt pretty easy once I just started climbing though.
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14 with David Bradbrook

shoulders - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with pete lewis

tobydunford - 2nd rpt - 11/Sep/14 with Harry Martin

ian d f - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/14 with Pete H

tskelhon - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Charlotte

clmacdonald - 2nd - 17/Jul/14 with tskelhon

Dan0Me - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/14 with Geoff P

One fall at crux, too much hesitation
jon_ridley - Lead dog - 26/May/14 with Dave Clare, Jonny Forster

davidclare - 2nd O/S - 26/May/14 with Jonny Forster, Jon Ridley

yan hawkins - 2nd β - 21/May/14 with Donald 'Big Boy' Birchall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 11/May/14

danmullett - Lead O/S - 05/May/14

mes32 - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14 with Wilki

Brilliant route. Great jug yarding up to the roof, and then a puzzling couple of moves to the top. Stayed dry in the rain.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Ben Darby

Cheese Monkey - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Alex W

Bristoldave - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/14 with Derek

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/14

WOW, what a climb! Great pumpy sequences in the lower half with great gear and a hard finish. Top requires careful execution and can't be rushed into! maybe 3*?
Stanners - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/14 with Kyle Williamson

pretty stiff, going to have a bash at the lead though
Kyle87 - 2nd dog - 11/Mar/14

Stupidly missed a nice hold low down and popped off!
richardashe - 2nd dog - 13/Jul/13 with ASchwirtz

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Richard Ashe

tobydunford - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Harry Martin

Tremendous route.
skippington - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

Gibbo - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with Sash Coombes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13

The sequence through the lower bulges is awesome and perfectly protected. I wasn't quite expecting the steep and very committing exit, but took my time working it out and it went fine. No pushover at the grade.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Emily

First outdoors climb.
JonnyFawell - TR O/S - 01/May/13

Ben Russell - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/13

scared onsight found it intimidating at the top, good though
brices - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12 with Tomar

On Simon's gear. Excellent
Tomar - Lead β - 02/Dec/12 with brices

KitRabbette - 2nd - 30/Sep/12

AlexRenshaw - Lead - 29/Sep/12 with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Tom Harrison

ladymuck - TR dnf - 07/Sep/12 with Alastair Heggie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12

arandall - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/12 with remus knowles

pheotleyr - 2nd dog - 15/Aug/12 with Tomar

didn't do the top bit.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Jon Didymus

Steve Hillier - TR RP - 22/May/12 with ben greatorex

Finally - a clean lead!
bpmclimb - Lead RP - 13/May/12 with Clare

bpmclimb - TR rpt - 12/May/12 with Shunt

Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant. I would never have thought I could persevere and climb until the nice rest without stopping. I kept trying and back climbing at the crux, I eventually went for it and shouted take as I came off so sort of my first trad fall. Onsighting this was out of my reach (and yet so close) however I was really pleased to have climbed this.
puppythedog - Lead dog - 30/Apr/12 with Brian

Faffed around too long low on the route and took a rest. Feeling distinctly off form today, so decided to sack it rather than struggle up for yet another dogged ascent.
bpmclimb - Lead dnf - 30/Apr/12 with James

Went smoothly enough seconding. Will definitely put it to bed next time!
bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 30/Apr/12 with James

Didn't seem hard this time.
bpmclimb - TR rpt - 31/Mar/12 with Shunt

HarryB - 2nd - 14/Mar/12 with Al

grp - Lead O/S - 04/Dec/11 with mungo nash

Cornish Cream - 2nd - 04/Dec/11 with Geoff

cem - TR - 18/Nov/11

cbeard - Lead dnf - 15/Oct/11

Kirill - TR dnf - 18/Sep/11 with Paul Bolton

Hidden - TR dnf - 18/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - TR - 28/May/11

jas128 - TR dog - 28/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/11

dale1968 - 2nd dog - 20/May/11 with Tom

Rested on this pumpy buggar 2 years ago seconding james, got it today, just about
Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 17/Apr/11 with Rachel Takacs, Jay Kay

JPGR - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

cool route - nice and sustained - good gear whenever you want it.
andy dunn - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with J

bpmclimb - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/10 with Dave Frost

Hand slipped out of the layaway slot up in the final corner, and cam pulled out, too. Off I came and fell on the previous runner. After all that hard work! Now I'll have to do it all again.
bpmclimb - Lead dog - 26/Apr/10 with Clare

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Rose Williams

T ny - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/09

very nice and reasonable for the grade. really fun, slightly insecure move over the roof at the top.
Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/09 with Eric Herring

ericinbristol - 2nd β - Aug/09 with Dan

Hidden - TR - 15/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Jun/09

failed at the top, felt harder than 5c.
riddle - Lead dnf - 21/Jun/09 with Yasmina

lizannday - 2nd - Jun/09 with Alisdair Cairns

JimR - 02/May/09

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/09 with Becca

BeccaSnowden - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/09 with Tom

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Geoff

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with CarolineH

CarolineH - 2nd dog - 27/Sep/08 with Dave

Lev - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Emma Ross

Hidden - 2nd dog - 01/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Aug/07

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/06

Did not complete climb
Jason Gotel - TR - Jul/06 with Pippa Lansdown

craig h - TR O/S - 05/Jun/06 with Shunted

Paul Robertson - Lead rpt - 25/May/06 with Ben Friedland

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/Mar/06

Bern - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead - Aug/05

tom.e - 2nd O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/04

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/04 with Duncan Powell

Urgles - Lead O/S - Oct/03 with Laura

just one more - Lead - 05/Aug/03 with tim b

rapidrich - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/03 with Katie

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/03 with rob

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 20/Jul/02 with Mike Raine

Hidden - 2001

Billg - Lead - 15/Oct/00 with Harry

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

KRB - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/99 with Dave Pickford

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Mar/99 with Vicky Munn

T ny - 1999

serby - Lead - 1999

Hidden - 1998

Hard moves over roof at top
phardman - Lead - 14/Oct/95 with Guy Maddox

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/94 with Cliff

WRMusall - 2nd - 18/Mar/94 with Rick Stanley

Jon Didymus - 2nd dog - 26/Sep/93 with Martin

MoWalker3 - TR - 19/Sep/93 with Joe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/93

ChrisJD - Lead - 21/Sep/91

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/91 with Matthieu Mounier

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/90

AndyB123 - 2nd O/S - 1989 with Andy E

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/86

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/81

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