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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James_L88 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/15 with Kat Day

Nick Russell - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/15 with Emily

Solved it this time! Decided to dispense with the pratting around trying to get in balance on bad holds and bad feet, and replace it with one powerful move up to the good crimp. Shouldn't really be surprised that this was more my style than what I was trying to do before. It worked the first time I attempted this from the ground, and didn't even feel that hard.
Emily - Lead RP - 11/Sep/15 with Nick

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Sep/15

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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