Stepping Back* 6c
[Rob on 'Stepping Back', 2 kb]Climb a tiny groove to an undercut at 4m. Pull onto the wall and gain large holds. Head for the lower-off of Little M.
Gordon Jenkin 1992

Ticklists: Road to 7a, cheddar.

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Nick Russell - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/15 with Emily

Umpty-eleven times up. I definitely did all the moves but couldn't make it all the way through the hard section using my whole sequence. Unsure if that's because something doesn't quite work or if I was just out of energy by the time I'd figured it out. Next time, maybe?
Emily - Lead dog - 22/Aug/15 with Nick

Wise - Lead β - 21/Aug/15 with Lucas

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/15 with Andy

Great moves low down, one hard reachy move especially for my tyrannosaurs arms!
paul reah - Lead RP - 16/Aug/15

Josh Hadley - Lead RP - 16/Aug/15

A hard move for 6b+ but only one of them.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/15

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Aug/15

lukehodson - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/15 with Charlotte

6b+ in the guide
mikedevcole - Lead β - 16/May/15

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/15 with Tommy

tommy.henriksson78 - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/15 with steve_gibbs

As the book says slap and go, prob abit soft for 6c
sideshow84 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15

Did it in wet conditions with one rest.
Ben Russell - Lead dog - 16/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Sep/14

EllieWoods - TR dog - 29/Jul/14 with pete belfield

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

DaveX - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/14

afrosam - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/14 with Trisha Murphy

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/14

Tried several times to link it but couldn't
Maddie - Lead dog - 29/Jun/14 with LSMC lot, Mike V, remus, Dennis999

Dan Hostford - Lead dnf - 29/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Rich153 - Lead dnf - 06/Jun/14 with Benjumin Tyekiff

Gibbo - Lead dog - 20/May/14 with Ollie Keynes

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/14

will_benfold - Lead dog - 16/Mar/14 with Steve Robinson

Clean after 3 goes, first 6C
Lazytraveller - Lead RP - 01/Mar/14 with Ric Elliot

RichyBOYY - Lead - 01/Mar/14 with Bradley Phelps, Jordan Smith

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Feb/14

stevorobs3 - Lead RP - 02/Feb/14

Rosea Day - Lead rpt - 2014 with Jerome Gill

jiggerypokery - Lead - 2014 with Rosea Day

Close this time. I'll be back....
Phil Murray - Lead dog - 05/Oct/13 with Steve Wright

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Gibbo - Lead dog - 06/Aug/13 with Jimbo Latimer

tom169 - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Tim O

DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Pete

Gibbo - Lead dog - 18/Jul/13 with Claire Chipperfield, Tom Gibbison

Chloe - Lead RP - 04/Jul/13

Did the moves up to the bulgy bit with lots of rests, but decided to save my fingers and lowered off.
wurzelinzummerset - 2nd dnf - 18/Mar/13 with Ric

bonelessivar - Lead RP - 18/Mar/13 with Alan

Hidden - TR dog - 06/Jan/13

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

arandall - Lead dog - 28/Aug/12 with Ben Kelsey

benkelsey - Lead - 28/Aug/12 with Alex Randall, Remus Knowles

will909 - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/12

just one more - Lead - 09/Jun/12 with martin lancaster

will909 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12

Felt tricky for the guidebook grade (f6b+) only one hard move really though.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

Faffed too long on the crux holds... and melted off embarrassingly.
elliptic - Lead dog - 25/May/12 with Lisa

jon westaway - TR - 20/May/12 with vix machin, Paul Matthews, Rick

mol - Lead - 19/May/12 with Jesse

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

jameswhitty - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Rich

lukehodson - Lead rpt - 02/Oct/11 with Charlotte

Kevster - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11

lukehodson - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11 with Little Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11

elliptic - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Lisa

lojant - Lead dog - 14/Aug/11 with Pawel Gregorczyk

feet slipped off the crux repeatedly - so frustrating! worked fine once i was stood on the right bits
katherinesydney - 2nd dog - 03/Aug/11 with jonny kelly, alan kerr

Bates - Lead RP - 29/Jun/11

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Mick Ward

Rob had a go and fell off the crux a few times. I felt like I had a pretty good idea of how to do it before setting off. When I got to the crux I made a small foot adjustment that Rob missed which made the sequence work first time.
Quarryboy - Lead β - 01/Jun/11 with Martin Stanfield, Rob Stanfield

struggled figuring out the crux the first couple of times, after that I managed to put enough effort in to get to the top.
Stanners - Lead RP - 01/Jun/11 with Martin Stanfield, Jack Bradbrook

Stanley - TR dog - 01/Jun/11 with Robster666

PeterDawson - Lead O/S - 29/May/11

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

paulnc - Lead - 21/May/11 with Pirow

Polished bottom half then easy top.
Ade7 - Lead RP - 17/Apr/11 with Stewart

Found real hard to gain LH ledge with bad foot holds.
marcduhig - Lead dog - 17/Apr/11 with Charlie

3rd try; very cold wind meant I hardly used any chalk
Jon Didymus - Lead RP - 04/Apr/11 with Nick

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Mar/11

Jack R-N - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11

Ricky Rocks - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/11 with rich smith

oggles - 2011

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/10

Gareth Bowen - Lead dog - 01/Sep/10 with Richard Popp

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10

Kap - Lead dog - 08/Aug/10

Caspian Johnson - Lead dog - 01/Aug/10 with Jamie

gnarlyboi - Lead RP - 14/Jun/10

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

Going dark and couldn't see footholds before getting too pumped to do the move. Cruxy.
Si dH - Lead dog - 25/May/10 with Jim R, Andy Morris

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/May/10

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with eleri

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/May/10

tommytuffa - Lead - 11/May/10 with James R

F6b+ in new Cheddar Gruiebook
Bonkers Dog - Lead dog - 18/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Kev Little - Lead O/S - 2010

bpmclimb - Lead dog - 25/Oct/09 with Clare

bpmclimb - TR rpt - 25/Oct/09 with Clare

goddamm7 - Lead - 25/Oct/09 with Sandrex

bpmclimb - Lead dog - 28/Sep/09 with Clare

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/09

end of a days climbing - couldn't quite get the moves. Will go next time.
andy dunn - Lead dog - 06/Sep/09 with J

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/09 with Eric Herring

2nd go
tombeasley - Lead RP - 21/Jun/09 with Chris, John, Anya

First 6c flash. Good moves.
AJM - Lead β - 28/May/09 with Tom Stedall

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

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/May/09

Rested on gear before crux move!
Master Chief - Lead dog - 04/Mar/09 with Nick

JPGR - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09

ian d f - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Painfully cold fingers. Weighted the rope, but then it went fairly easily.
bpmclimb - Lead dog - 21/Nov/08 with Clare

Dogged to the top in the rain.
Chubbard - Lead dog - 10/Aug/08 with J Robinson

Steerpike - Lead dog - 06/Aug/08 with Huw

james.f.williamson - Lead dog - 29/Jun/08 with Jess & Chris

sinbad - Lead - 04/Jun/08 with eddy on the rocks

Dan Jenkin - Lead - 2008 with Gordon Jenkin

Paul Robertson - Lead rpt - 04/Nov/07 with Paz

Paz - Lead rpt - 04/Nov/07 with PR

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Nov/07 with Tom Harrison

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/07

just one more - Lead dog - 04/Jul/07 with tim b

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/07 with Tanya Scully

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 28/May/07 with mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/07

LC - Lead O/S - May/07

just one more - Lead - 29/Apr/07 with tim b, Svenn G

chris sm - Lead dog - 22/Apr/07 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - 2007

Paz - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/06 with SI

RedFox - 2nd - 29/Oct/06 with Paz

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Oct/06

just one more - Lead - 10/Aug/06 with tim b

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Jason Parker

just one more - Lead - 01/May/05 with Max B

just one more - Lead - 15/Apr/05 with tim b

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Mark Courtiour

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Mar/05

Hidden - 13/Nov/04

just one more - Lead - 13/Nov/04 with rich a, tim b, Svenn G

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