Goblin VS 4c
[Traversing under the overhang on Goblin., 3 kb]Climb the left side of the slab to the overhang (good nuts), reach over to good
holds and traverse left, until a step up leads to the upper slab. The overhang can also be surmounted direct, using a good hold and heel hook ~ hard 5a. Moving up right, under the overhang, to join Mambo Slab, is Severe.

Photo: Traversing under the overhang on Goblin. © Jay Jackson
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Felt pretty necky for VS on the traverse, though I traversed on the fairly blank lower slab, below the overhang, not sure if the traverse is meant to be a few feet higher? Still, pretty good fun.
chrisweight - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/15 with Nick Every

Failed once again; after one good look at the direct finish decided to go left but then didn't fancy the lack of gear and lack of obvious holds, so chickened out and bailed to the right. What is it about me and this (stupid) route! Seems hard for VS 4c but maybe that is because I haven't done it and because it is just one move, but there is very little protection up the lower slab (I got one nut in) and if you come off the overhang you are probably going to hit the slab below before the rope comes tight...
andrewmcleod - Lead dnf - 21/Jun/15 with David Amundsen

mdjb - 06/Jun/15

Phil79 - 2nd rpt - 17/May/15 with Steve H

oscra.davenport - Lead dnf - 16/May/15 with Mark Killburn

EdwardB - TR O/S - 07/May/15

jimbob4004 - TR O/S - 07/May/15

Davidchatterton - TR O/S - 07/May/15 with Adam Fraczek

Adamfraczek - TR O/S - 07/May/15 with David chatterton

lmacey - 22/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/15

John Sheehan - 2nd - 05/Oct/14 with Donald

crater - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14 with john

Jamo Walker - TR rpt - 24/Sep/14 with Guy Jules

Jdawge1 - TR RP - 24/Sep/14

ThomasWitten - TR O/S - 23/Sep/14 with Jordan Hall

Took the severe out right as it looked more fun and less severe
Pete Scott - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14

phil456 - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/14 with Graham M

Foot slipped traversing right for the direct finish.
fire_munki - 2nd dog - 15/Jul/14 with Chris Weight

Direct finish, but couldn't work out if direct top out was straight above the flake line before the left traverse or slightly further to the right as-per 'Elf' - went for the latter due to torn hamstring on left leg making heel hooks *really* hard. Makes for a nice line that way though.
chrisweight - Lead β - 15/Jul/14 with Matt Thorne

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/14 with Zoe Taylor

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/14

Hidden - 13/Jun/14

Fun traverse felt bold
Felix Ottey - Lead - 01/Jun/14

Tried the 'direct'; failed once again!
andrewmcleod - 2nd dog - 12/Apr/14 with Keiha Dhruev

ShannonHocking - Lead - 26/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead - 12/Mar/14

ShannonHocking - TR - 11/Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

The severe version (transversing right to Mambo slab) after not reading the topo right!
laura wilson - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with matthewpwilson

Did the Severe variation after Laura unintentionally diverged left on Mambo Slab.
matthewpwilson - 2nd - 22/Sep/13 with Laura

v tough for grade.
Little B - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/13

Chose the easier overhand finish
Stew nutter - TR rpt - 06/Aug/13 with Helen

Goblin direct - pulling straight over the roof
Dawlish - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Sasa, June

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/13

ellmang - Lead - 26/May/13

Paraicj - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Gregg Ellman

andrewmcleod - 2nd dog - 13/May/13 with Ed Lemon

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/13

petecallaghan - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/13 with Tim, Jamie Trump

Should have put my shoes on for it
Jamiet297 - 2nd dog - 24/Apr/13 with Pete Callaghan, Tim Reynolds

timreynolds - 2nd - 24/Apr/13 with Pete Callaghan, Jamie Trump

Grabtheslab - Apr/13

Jonners - TR - 05/Mar/13

Hidden - TR dnf - 27/Feb/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 26/Feb/13

Cheese Monkey - 2nd rpt - 27/Jan/13 with Ian M, Goss

MrWiggles - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/13 with Ben Darby

Grabtheslab - 2013

NathanTurnock29 - TR O/S - 2013

5a finish - forceful mantle
Cheese Monkey - TR RP - 29/Nov/12 with Shunt

tried the route when first climbing and bailed out of it wish i didnt try it then and ment i got it clean onsight today
SimonMarcYoung - Lead RP - 28/Nov/12 with Jordon Fleming

Jordon Fleming - 2nd rpt - 28/Nov/12 with simon young

benwhalley - 2nd β - 01/Jun/12

leadmat - Solo O/S - 26/May/12

Westcorkman - Lead O/S - 23/May/12 with Alice Fuller

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/12

jackc - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/12 with jordan

ChrisLamley1 - Lead β - 03/Apr/12 with Jack Castle

took slight left traverse with heel hook over overhang rather than direct approach
cwildblood - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/12

ed2204 - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Chris Wildblood

lmacey - Lead - 31/Mar/12

lmacey - Lead - 25/Mar/12

cwildblood - Lead β - 24/Mar/12

sillysquiggle - 2nd - Jan/12

saet1a - Lead - 2012

Tristan Sherlock - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/11 with George Coiley

angie - TR - 07/Nov/11

p2-melhuish - Lead - Oct/11

gidmord - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/11 with Lauren Davies

mike hooper - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with dave dean

martin clarke - 2nd - 02/Aug/11 with james dell, chris floss_81

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/11

Bit of a one move wonder
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/11 with jordon fleming

secoded and was really easy with just 1 hard move.
Jordon Fleming - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/11 with ben darby

alice fuller - 2nd O/S - Jun/11 with Joby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11

Aaron Phillips - TR dog - 25/Apr/11 with my dad

MatthParkinson - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Tom Seccombe

dmaldonado - Lead dnf - 06/Mar/11 with Francesca House

Hidden - Lead - 01/Mar/11

willsie - TR - 2011

Julia belayed and lowered me again to strip the gear.
Neil Rigiani - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/10 with Julia Wherrell

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Sep/10

Edward Turner - TR - 08/Aug/10

Dave Cooke - 2nd β - 07/Aug/10

Orifice - 2nd dog - 03/Aug/10 with Dan Eastman

Filthy - Lead - 03/Aug/10 with Jason Ellway

Took an almighty fall attempting the overhang, re-started and did the original route.
wilsonthewarrior - Lead - Aug/10

fun route
vertically_challenged - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/10

Joby - Lead O/S - Jul/10 with Robin Fraser

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jun/10

Took the direct '5a' finnish felt soft for VS and the 5a move was more like a 4b move?
mikeburf - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10

Rob84 - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Stu Inchley

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with rob dyer

chappers909 - TR - 05/May/10

Ade Lane - TR - 23/Apr/10

Took the 5a route directly over the overhang
Stephen kingston - TR - 23/Apr/10 with Ade Lane

luke13 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/10 with Naomi, Paul

paul1234 - 2nd - 22/Apr/10 with luke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10

Climbed with 5a direct finish
Lewis Stewart - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Cameron

Olly got scared on the top out (slopy) he climbed down and I OS'd it with his gear placed....
Will_Murray - Lead O/S - Apr/10

naomibrazier - 2nd O/S - Apr/10 with Luke

richardadventurecafe - TR - 14/Mar/10

stuntsbyjon - TR O/S - 13/Mar/10

Tom Seccombe - TR O/S - 03/Mar/10

very enjoyable with a good jug and good slopers, definatly one to repeat
TheLegoMan - TR O/S - 03/Mar/10

dgreen - 2nd dnf - Feb/10

JulesClimbs - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Keith

ryan_naked24 - Lead O/S - Jul/09

knthrak1982 - TR O/S - 09/Jun/09

Hidden - TR - 16/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/09

Even more tricky than I remember!
graham knott - TR dog - 08/May/09 with Ollie and Paula

Tried the 5a move over the overhang, but failed. Finished by moving left and doing the standard route.
rockferret - 2nd dog - 02/Apr/09 with Baz

Hidden - Lead - Sep/08

Much better than it looks, great traverse left
JonHarvey - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/08 with Jay Jackson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd β - 05/May/08

Reeges - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with Nick Saunders

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/08

Popkids - 2nd - 23/Apr/08 with Kafoozalem

attempted the 5a direct finish- lots of leaning on rope before retreating to the 4c finish. up for leading the easy finish soon.
nikinko - 2nd dog - 22/Mar/08 with nolan

Hidden - 19/Feb/08

ash smash - Lead rpt - Feb/08

g_quaglia - TR - Jan/08

Hidden - 2008

nopants - Lead - 2008 with Mike

El3ctroFuzz - TR O/S - Nov/07 with Duchy College Session

wildbill - TR - Nov/07 with Dartmoor Outdoor Person

nblackbeard - Lead β - 14/Oct/07 with Marc McGarry

with much faff with a tri cam, the traverse felt bold. My second VS lead
davefount - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with lewis stewert

alaan - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/07

jl - Lead O/S - 29/May/07 with Penny

pennyb - 2nd O/S - 29/May/07 with Jon

Hidden - Lead dnf - 05/May/07

Epic Ebdon - 2nd O/S - 04/May/07 with Neil Adams

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 04/May/07 with Tim Ebdon

found this quite bold - the upper slab above the overhang is a bit dirty. good climb.
SGD - Lead - 04/May/07 with Jenny Upright

freelancer_85 - Lead dnf - 28/Apr/07 with Megan and Steve

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/07

Phil79 - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Nix Ward - 2nd dog - 15/Oct/06 with 184Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/06

couldn't make the hard move. lowered off.
nikinko - 2nd dnf - 02/Aug/06 with SDMC

jen232 - TR dog - 16/Jul/06 with Steve

sam coward - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Andy and Tom

Gareth - 2nd O/S - Jul/06 with Andrew

matthoey - TR - 27/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/06

joeym - Lead O/S - May/06

leadmat - Lead - 2006

leadmat - 2006

Easy if you're a goblin!
graham knott - 2nd β - 2006 with Phil Webber

jhawton - Lead - 2006

jimjimmyjimjim - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/05

thompson1000 - Lead - 13/Jul/05

Big Steve - Lead O/S - Mar/05

size9hex - Lead O/S - 2004

Hidden - Lead - 19/Aug/03

Hidden - 2nd - 28/May/03

Hidden - Lead - 28/May/03

Ffej - 2nd - 25/May/03

Jason Gotel - Lead - Apr/03 with Pippa Lansdown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

Frostie - Lead - 2002 with various

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jan/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/00

MartinN - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/00

andy_pemberton - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/99

sixties - 08/Sep/97 with hrd

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/96

Via RH finish, S 4a
Iain Thow - Lead - 11/May/96 with Andy Hodges

Hidden - Lead - 04/Nov/95

colin milton - Lead - 05/Sep/93 with eric milton

tapley - Lead - 10/Jul/89 with Alison Tapley

Failed to lead
Mike C - 2nd - 03/Jul/82 with Walter Phipps

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