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All Hands to the Pump* 7b

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Start below a tiny overlap. Climb up through the overlap onto the wall above and move up to a large flat sticking-out hold. If you're tall make a huge reach for a hold in a thin break, otherwise improvise via small holds on the left. Finish more easily.

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This climb is in 193 logbooks, and on 21 wishlists.

Hidden - TR dog - 19/Apr/14

Tom Brierley Gore - Lead rpt - 09/Mar/14 with Shijing Hu

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Sep/13

Failed on-sight and worked out a method for the crux. Led next go.
KH - Lead RP - 10/Sep/13 with Amy Morreau

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

Matt Cooke - Lead RP - 31/Aug/13 with Sarah, Sam Taylor

Hidden - TR RP - 30/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Aug/13

Avoided the hard gaston move by putting my foot by my head. Works a treat :)
Michelle W - Lead RP - 28/Jul/13 with karoo88

Did it with the heel rockover.
karoo88 - Lead RP - 28/Jul/13 with Michelle W

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/13

1st Redpoint try.
Pathological_Climber - Lead RP - 13/Jul/13

A silly hot day to be at Cheddar.
quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/13

DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 10/Jul/13 with Ben Sutton

Hidden - Lead dnf - Jul/13

Rosea Day - Lead RP - Jul/13 with Jerome Gill

Rosea Day - Lead rpt - Jul/13 with Jerome Gill

Couldn't even dog up it on TR :(
JackMac - 2nd dnf - 29/Jun/13 with Dan 85

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Jack

vickydavies - TR RP - 26/Jun/13 with Alex Harper

Hannah Brading - TR RP - 26/Jun/13

tedj234 - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Kate, davidliu

henry peter jenkins - Lead O/S - 21/May/13 with paul jones

Martin Grenfell - Lead RP - 19/May/13

Pippa - Lead RP - 19/May/13 with Martin Grenfell

Finally!
mountain_jay - Lead RP - 16/May/13 with Martin Grenfell, Pippa Froggatt

First crux went easy. Found the last section trickier
anthony henry - Lead RP - 14/May/13

First session, did all the moves and linked the crux. Need to get on the lead now.
abstrak - TR dog - 07/May/13 with Jen

Nice climb, can't remember it :P, seems soft compared to the one next to it though.
Tom Brierley Gore - Lead rpt - 06/May/13 with Shijing Hu

will909 - Lead RP - 30/Apr/13

Ben Russell - 2nd dnf - 30/Apr/13

kylieo - Lead RP - 20/Apr/13 with Phil

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Mar/13

Danny_boulders - Lead RP - 2013 with Paul Norris, Robin O'Leary

training burn, alzheimer's Onsight
brices - Lead rpt - 30/Sep/12 with Tomar

1st rp. Have tried it a couple of years ago
Tomar - Lead RP - 30/Sep/12 with Simon b

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Sep/12

DJ Nelson - Lead RP - 09/Sep/12 with Micaela Langellotti

Quality moves, the crux is ACE, had to reverse back down from it for a quick shake and then just boshed it, awesome!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead RP - 30/Aug/12 with Adam

Billg - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Nik Goile

This is essentially what I spent my summer doing. Chuffed to get it, probably 3rd serious session overall.
thedoctorisin - Lead RP - 26/Aug/12 with chris scutt

chrisscutt - Lead RP - 26/Aug/12 with oly

Superb route.
riddle - Lead dog - 11/Aug/12 with Tara

PhilR - Lead RP - 10/Aug/12 with Kylie

Dogged my way up to the crux!
katherinesydney - 2nd dnf - 09/Aug/12 with rich smith, jim brooke

2nd session. Not quite getting the crux move.
Jim Brooke - Lead dog - 09/Aug/12 with Katherine, Rich

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/12

2nd go. Soft for the grade, one hard move.
Joe Innes - Lead RP - 28/Jul/12

7a
dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with tom maidwell

nath_casper - TR - 28/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Jul/12

Jim Brooke - Lead dog - 25/Jul/12 with Will

Felt 7b. 5'10, can see it being much easier for the tall.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 24/Jul/12 with Jenni

Hidden - TR dog - 24/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

Almost almost onsighted this :). Popped off the bottom second attempt and managed it the third. Very nice route.
MarkRoe - Lead RP - 08/Apr/12 with Matt Breakell

Garrouli - Lead RP - 01/Apr/12 with Ioanna

grp - Lead RP - 11/Mar/12

bobtheclimber - TR dog - 11/Mar/12

mikespooner - TR dnf - 27/Nov/11

katiep - TR dnf - 27/Nov/11 with Sian Gardiner

Felt hard, oh well
robbie Warke - Lead RP - 23/Oct/11 with wendy sampson

Nearly flashed it (with lots of beta from notgnarly) - failed after the crux moves and lowered. Got it second go. Lovely technical movement on small crimps and generally good feet. Bit of a throw for the finishing jug.
jelaby - Lead RP - 23/Oct/11 with notgnarly

... to get the 'draws back. Still pumpy on the second go.
jelaby - Lead rpt - 23/Oct/11 with notgnarly

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Oct/11

Tired most of the way but slugged through. Not sure where 7b comes from though.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with ewan

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Oct/11

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead dog - 17/Oct/11 with Marti Hallett

Felt easy for 7b
Marti999 - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/11 with Sam Ferguson

7a for me I think
Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Dad

must be low in the grade, i can't onsite 7b.
danp - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

Tough crux (if you can't skip it), rest pretty steady.
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 15/Oct/11 with Becca

jason82 - 09/Oct/11

Bates - Lead RP - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Sep/11

Close to flashing it through the crux (but wouldn't have had enough in the tank to finish it off).
elliptic - Lead dog - 27/Aug/11 with Lisa

Nicola - Lead dog - 13/Aug/11 with Andrew

Such a classic climb. havent done it in about 6 years and its still as good as i remember it. soft though, more like 7a/+
westyb3 - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/11 with Heather Ogston

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/11

felt straightforward
grey wolf - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 10/Jul/11

lukehodson - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/11 with Ross Davidson

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Jul/11

I like the crux :D took me a while to crack though. Great climb with nice moves. Plan to repeat.
Tom Brierley Gore - Lead dog - 02/Jul/11 with Shijing Hu

Wicked! Cool crux move. Glad to get the os
mark_wellin - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/11

Rick hard Rock - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/11 with steve_yo

still easy even for the short
Luke Dawson - Lead RP - 29/May/11

Great climb.
pearson9596 - Lead RP - 29/May/11

tcn_2002 - Lead dog - 29/May/11

easy moves to a massive mantle to get the last bolt. fell off that a lot :s
benkelsey - TR dog - 24/May/11

harvie - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Luke Harvie

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/May/11

Nicola - Lead dog - 29/Apr/11 with Laurent

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/11

lukehodson - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/11 with Alex James, Emily Reynolds

7a at most (the way I did it anyway) probably harder for the short.
Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with caspian

Caspian Johnson - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/11 with josh price, Dan carrol

ian d f - Lead RP - 12/Apr/11 with Mark

Had a play on it yesterday, went first go today placed draws on lead. Managed to get to the top still feeling fresh. Great climbing.
lukehodson - Lead RP - 10/Apr/11 with Alex James, Emily Reynolds

Failed on this last sumner. 1st go today
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 10/Apr/11 with duncan, nick

Soft, but has classic moves!
Tris.w - Lead RP - 09/Apr/11 with Dan

Hidden - TR dog - 09/Apr/11

richiebongo - Lead RP - 07/Apr/11 with Ra

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Mar/11

Flashed on top-rope with beta, lead clean afterwards.
keithpeck - Lead RP - 12/Mar/11

Hardest worked outside route to date. Really nice climb.
JamesBritton - TR RP - 12/Mar/11 with Keith Peck

Steve Winslow - Jan/11

lanked past the crux - probably!
stevorobs3 - Lead RP - 2011

oggles - 2011

2nd go
quiffhanger - Lead RP - 2011

benkelsey - TR dog - 20/Oct/10

One day you will be mine.
Nicola - TR dog - 10/Oct/10 with Ade

2nd Go.
Chris_barr - Lead RP - 12/Sep/10 with Dan

gfoster - 2nd β - 08/Sep/10 with Nick Blackbeard

Fell off the crux. Lowered off and did it second go. Probably soft 7b
felixthelion - Lead RP - 28/Aug/10

2nd go
tommytuffa - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/10 with Dan L, Felix

Nicola - TR RP - 15/Aug/10

more like 7a
Leeds - Lead β - 15/Aug/10

Can't move up after getting the Gaston.
marcduhig - Lead dnf - 15/Aug/10 with Nicola

Cowflinger - Lead dog - 13/Aug/10 with Suzanne

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Aug/10

Difficult to climb when belayer doing flying star jumps!
Nicola - TR dog - 01/Aug/10 with Ade

Ade7 - TR dnf - 01/Aug/10 with Nicola

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Aug/10

Took a few more goes working the feet at the crux. Left shoulder muscle pretty achey!
DrGav - Lead RP - 30/Jul/10 with Wendy

Got great beta off a local, then toproped clean.
DrGav - TR RP - 29/Jul/10 with Wendy

Anthony Allsopp - Lead dog - 28/Jul/10

jacobjacob - Lead β - 24/Jul/10

First session on the route. Failed onsight, then clean top rope then 1st redpoint try.
ericinbristol - Lead RP - 23/Jul/10 with Max

Gingerdarren - Lead RP - 23/Jul/10 with Barbara Ercolano

1st 7b!!!
weakaaron - Lead RP - 21/Jul/10 with ed

Greg Pittam - TR dog - 11/Jul/10 with Raff

Couldn't figure the crux. About 2 inches short, by trying to crimp the left down hard and reaching the pocket.
DrGav - Lead dnf - 10/Jul/10 with Dave

Felt like i was cruisin on the onsight but slipped off the slopey sidepull at crux while fannyin about, shud hav just commited to the wee pop, bummer! did it fine next go from a few moves below
Mike Goldthorp - Lead dog - 10/Jul/10 with Zoe, Alex, Ben

Wendy - Lead RP - 08/Jul/10 with Tom Ball

Hidden - 08/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/10

cool gaston!
Rowansb - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/10 with Mungo Nash

Hidden - 28/May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 27/May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 26/May/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/May/10

1st Red Point. Probably easier for those with a long reach.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead RP - 16/May/10 with Mark

archiecb - Lead RP - 09/May/10 with Jonny Forster

First attempt at hard climbing after a month off with pulley injury, dogged the clips to find the sequence then had a few goes...lacking in stamina now. It will go once I am back to normal.
archiecb - Lead dog - 05/May/10

Got close on flash, fell off easy moves on second go and sent third, good route.
BenNorman - Lead RP - 03/May/10

soft
jimmatthews - Lead RP - 03/May/10 with James Davies

2nd go
brices - Lead RP - 21/Apr/10

Hidden - TR dog - 14/Mar/10

tom harrison - 2010

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Oct/09

Great route. Easy 7b.
Richard Hall - Lead RP - Sep/09 with Ben

James Marshall - Lead RP - Aug/09

Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 30/Jul/09 with Sarah Porter

Kevster - Jun/09

i_a_coops - Lead RP - 01/Apr/09 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd dnf - Apr/09

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/Feb/09

3rd go for a repeat
Paz - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/09 with BJ, AM, TK, HA

one go - sucks to be short on this one - had to sit, will go clean next time. fun climbing.
bensendz - Lead dog - 2009

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Jul/08

Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - 2008 with Gordon Jenkin

JPGR - Lead dog - 14/Oct/07 with Daniel

My first 7B. I have a huge reach and it won the route as there is a big left press and reach up for a right hand crimp. Loved it all the way
BennyBoy - Lead RP - Oct/07 with Chris Jones

Hidden - Lead dnf - 16/Sep/07

One move I just can't do :(
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 17/Aug/07 with Mark Courtiour

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/07

JPGR - Lead dog - 17/Jun/07 with Yvette

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/07

4 year siege
steve_yo - Lead RP - Apr/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Oct/06

phsharpy - Lead RP - 18/Jul/06 with Adrian

Tim M - Lead RP - 01/Jun/06 with Steve W

Flashed it, never 7b, 7a+ tops.
A Longleat Boulderer - Lead β - 2006 with Ally Smith, James Parrot

Spacetourist - Lead RP - 2006 with Ed Heslam

_m.cox_ - Lead RP - Sep/05 with Ben West

Lead various times since...
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 25/May/05 with Dan Savory, Jason Parker, Rebecca Edwards, Tom Harrison

1st RP
Paz - Lead RP - 2005 with PE, DS

chris sm - Lead RP - Jul/04 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jun/04

John Southworth - Lead RP - 06/Mar/04 with Rich Smith

Hidden - Lead RP - Mar/04

cornishben - Lead β - 2004 with Chris Sims

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 18/May/99

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Style of ascent

Lead156 of 193 (80.8%)
Followed6 of 193 (3.1%)
Toproped23 of 193 (11.9%)
Unknown8 of 193 (4.1%)

'Climbed'10 of 193 (5.2%)
clean O/S19 of 193 (9.8%)
clean β6 of 193 (3.1%)
clean rpt18 of 193 (9.3%)
clean RP90 of 193 (46.6%)
dogged36 of 193 (18.7%)
dnf14 of 193 (7.3%)