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Cryogenics** 7a+

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Start below the arch. Move up to a rest by the second bolt (quite hard to clip). Keep going straight up to a flat jug, then swing out right to sideholds by the third bolt. Motor on through the arch to an abseil station.
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This climb is in 79 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/14

PhilR - Lead RP - 15/Aug/14 with Kylie

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Aug/14

lewisrichardson - Lead O/S - Aug/14 with sam

Trisha Murphy - Lead - 28/Jul/14

Trisha Murphy - 2nd - 28/Jul/14 with Sam Robinson

chakrit - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14

Will lead but what I worked out for clips either felt run out or damn tough
Cheese Monkey - TR RP - 23/Jul/14 with Eric

Was tempted to try on lead but need to get a sequence for 3rd clip sorted 1st
Cheese Monkey - TR dog - 21/Jul/14 with Eric

3rd go for me to learn. It's nice. Once I had beta, I breezed it in the rain but nearly slipped above the roof as water was running hard. I think a crucial hold for clip 3 might break soon. No hard clips once you have correct foot holds but I sketched out a bit on first try. What flat jug? I guess it broke.
J1_TOV - Lead RP - 26/Jun/14

The flat lay back to the left of the second bolt is loose. Very committing moves! Felt shakier at the second bolt than the third. The third is a bit far away but there's a good hold to the left of it. Great thuggy moves from there to the top!
Shane Willis - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/14

1st RP attempt
jacobjohncharles - Lead RP - 13/May/14

Rosea Day - Lead rpt - 2014 with oliver cain

oliverpcain - 2014

Worthwile with the 3rd clip extended. Read the description in the guide and.. no thanks... I can think of more impressive ways of breaking my legs than a 15m sport route.
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 11/Aug/13 with Jenni

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Jul/13

lukehodson - Lead RP - 14/Jul/13 with Charlotte

Tim M - Lead RP - 07/Jul/13 with Jon B

adrian perera - TR dog - Feb/13 with David Liu

1st RP after putting the clips up and one top rope. Difficult to insight.
davidliu - Lead RP - 09/Dec/12 with Pierce Ferris, Adrian Perera

My first 7a+. Dogged it to put the draws in and work a sequence, then Ralph had a go on top-rope, then I top-roped it to get my sequence wired - then got it first red-point attempt. Really chuffed. Excellent technical and sequencey climbing and then that burly pull over the roof!
UnkArl - Lead RP - 15/Sep/12 with Ralph

Hidden - TR dog - 24/Jul/12

Wimped out the first two tries, downclimbed and lowered off. Very good climb just wish there was an extra bolt (or that the one there was a metre further left)!
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 26/May/12

Bates - Lead RP - 16/May/12

2nd go, couldn't see (sun in the eyes) and went past a good crimp to a nothing and fell off :(
Tris.w - Lead RP - 12/May/12 with Naomi

nice and technical 3rd clip is fine if you look at your feet not hands
brices - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with ash fennel

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11

La Mont - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Rich Horn

lojant - TR dnf - 14/Aug/11 with Pawel Gregorczyk

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd RP - 31/Jul/11

started to rain
dale1968 - 2nd dnf - 29/Jul/11 with Tom

spicy! not as tricky making the 3rd clip as it says, hard part is getting there
Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Gordon Jenkin

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Rosea

Michael Allday - Lead O/S - Jul/11 with rodney greenfield

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 29/May/11

ericinbristol - Lead RP - 29/May/11 with James G

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/May/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/May/11

hard 7a+
Dan_Carroll - Lead dog - 24/Apr/11 with caspian

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/11

weakaaron - Lead - 22/Apr/11 with brooks, max b

Took a big wanger when my feet poped off whilst i was pulling rope up to clip the 4th bolt. 2nd bolt is run out and hard to clip. Felt more like 7b to me!
Jack R-N - Lead RP - 16/Apr/11

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead dnf - 08/Apr/11 with Rich Fox

TommityP - Lead dog - 23/Jan/11

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 23/Jan/11

Hidden - TR - 11/Sep/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 11/Aug/10

2nd go
Wendy - Lead RP - 05/Aug/10 with Tom Ball

Tough to read sequence (for me). Linked most of it - found it nails and very uninviting 3rd clip! Roof was great fun though. And pumpy.
DrGav - Lead dog - 30/Jul/10 with Wendy

Tried once about a year ago, second go today. Nice route, technical then a bit pumpy. 7a+
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 27/Jun/10 with Alex Collins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10

1st RP
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 20/May/10 with eleri

Hidden - TR dog - 20/May/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 20/May/10

Harald - Lead O/S - 16/May/10

me and tom just stuck it on bottom rope and had ago, was quite good pushed me and tom but got to the same place and couldnt make it further!!
culmclimberRob - TR dnf - 01/May/10

bpmclimb - Lead dnf - 09/Oct/09 with Paul R

maffujones - Lead RP - 29/Jun/09 with Rich

Marti999 - Lead β - 22/Jun/09

Geoff took some lovely air with grace and courage in order to put the crucial long quickdraw for me.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead β - 09/Jun/09 with Geoff

Dr Caterpillar - TR dog - 30/May/09 with Howard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Nov/07

1st RP. Worth going over the roof. Two sequences (high and low) possible on the `runout', both about the same with the top one probably the more exciting (I went low).
Paz - Lead RP - 06/Nov/07 with MT

richiebongo - Lead dog - 24/May/07

steve_yo - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 2007 with Bungle

Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 13/Oct/06 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 13/Oct/06 with paul

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Oct/06

Lead various times, always good :)
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 11/Jun/05 with Dan Savory, Jason Parker, Rebecca Edwards, Tom Harrison

Dan Savory - Lead RP - 11/Jun/05

John Southworth - Lead RP - Jun/05 with Jason Parker

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 57
hard 7b0 of 29
7b0 of 29
easy 7b11 of 29
hard 7a+6 of 29
7a+10 of 29
easy 7a+2 of 29
hard 7a0 of 29
7a0 of 29
easy 7a0 of 29
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Style of ascent

Lead62 of 79 (78.5%)
Followed4 of 79 (5.1%)
Toproped11 of 79 (13.9%)
Unknown2 of 79 (2.5%)

'Climbed'7 of 79 (8.9%)
clean O/S19 of 79 (24.1%)
clean β2 of 79 (2.5%)
clean rpt2 of 79 (2.5%)
clean RP31 of 79 (39.2%)
dogged11 of 79 (13.9%)
dnf7 of 79 (8.9%)