Warfarin*** E2 5c, 5b
2 pitches. Boulder into the scoop left of Rat Race. clip and back up the peg runner above then climb past the peg and head left into the great groove of Mousetrap. Up this for a couple of metres and then traverse right to the hanging stance on Rat Race. It is advisable to continue onward. Either up the corners to the pegs and climb down to the bolt belay on Marlina or continue up pitch 2 along the roofs to a tricky last move. Superb.
D. Jameson, G. Nicoll, M. Duff 1978

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This climb is in 110 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Absorbing with a good contrast of styles between bottom and top half. Did it all in one big pitch. Chuffed!
bnewman - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/15 with Ben

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Sep/15

My mind has been expanded. One pitch.
David Woods - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/15 with Tom Jumar

P1 was scary, particularly in the damp conditions on this day! Uses and even a skyhook, which was fairly crucial. Felt the opening moves were more like 6a. P2 was fantastic!
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/15 with Patrick H

Pat-H - 2nd - 30/Jun/15 with Masa

soph - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/15 with Niek de Jonge

Gregory - Lead - 19/Jun/15 with grimer

Brilliant. In one pitch. Felt very top end
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/15 with Sinclair Cooper

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jun/15

In a 1er
Timothy Miller - Lead O/S - 24/May/15 with John mckenna

Uisdean hawthorn - Lead O/S - 24/May/15 with iain

John McKenna - 2nd - 24/May/15 with Timothy Miller

tomhull - 2nd rpt - 24/May/15 with Stephen Cumberland

Good calm lead from Tom. One of my favourite routes.
salix - 2nd - 22/May/15 with Tom from London

tomhull - Lead O/S - 22/May/15 with Will ?, Stephen Cumberland

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/15

Tim_Gomersall - Lead O/S - May/15 with Bekah

RebekahD - Lead - May/15 with Tim

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/15

Ross Kirkland - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/14

Lead second pitch. Awesome route.
gurumed - AltLd - 13/Sep/14 with gjd

I led first pitch.
gjd - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/14 with Gurumed

Too greasy for anything harder. Good route...
andyinglis - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/14 with ross barnes

Bad day at the office. Wasn't in the right headspace for some reason, psyched myself out and bailed off onto some of the sport bolts. Epic ab-retrieval of gear commenced. Unfinished business.
freudy_love - AltLd dnf - 23/Jun/14 with Colin Morrison

Hidden - 17/May/14

esther - AltLd - May/14

Nick Biven - 2014

prcleary - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Nov/13

samwillo - Lead - 23/Nov/13 with Andrew Appleby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13

Frazer lead in a one-er.
Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13 with Frazer

richiebongo - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/13 with will roper, topher

In one pitch. Mainly had to do battle with my head on the first half. Was enjoying the wild positions by the second.
salix - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Rich

In one pitch. Top has some wild positions!!
Ross Barnes - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with James

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/13

captain - 2013

Hidden - 2013

andyinglis - Lead - 29/Sep/12 with Neil Adams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/12

mark88 - 2nd - 09/Mar/12 with Andy Woolston

centurion05 - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/12 with The boy

gjd - 2nd dog - 24/Sep/11 with Sam Burns

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/11

in a oner
robertmichaeladams - Lead - 08/Sep/11 with Dan

Led as one pitch. Excellent.
jameshiggins - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Neil Adams

1st pitch only - had to retrieve gear from rat race!
simondunf - Lead O/S - 20/May/11 with james

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/May/11

Brilliant, well worth doing as one pitch (not least because intermediate belay looks a bit knackered)
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Clement

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Paulww - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/10

Led as one pitch. Fantastic route.
Adam Ellwood - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Dave Evans

Good route!
andyinglis - 2nd - 07/Aug/10 with Neil Adams

Done in one long pitch. Excellent climbing.
Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Andy Inglis

JM - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Steve Sylvester

Led this on sight a couple of weeks earlier. Superb.
Ian Jones - 2nd rpt - 02/Jun/10 with Dan Moore

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/10

Absolutely excellent, almost as good as Rat Race. Ran out of quick draws. Warning! The pegs of the hanging belay are shagged. Better to climb doon to the belay chain of Marlina from the peg runners on pitch 2.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with jazzyjackson

Alt lead with Ian. I couldnt finish the 2nd pitch with more full on pump and shist panic symptoms. You gotta love this sweaty awkward rock, its full value for E grades.
jazzyjackson - 2nd - 08/May/10 with Ian Jones

Led both pitches, while Davide looked for his leading head. Felt hard for E2. [Was meant to be a warm up] Still a bit wet.
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Davide

Led the first pitch on my first ascent. Led the second pitch on a subsequent ascent.
henwardian - AltLd O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09

Did in one pitch. Bold at the start and suspect rock higher up but still a fantastic climb!
whistler - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09 with Dangerous Dave

Hidden - 08/Jul/09

in one pitch - superb!
Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Paul Calton

mshorter - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/09 with simie

Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 10/May/09 with James Humble

Got burnt out on top bitch on the last move and took a rest
Sandy Simpson - AltLd dog - 25/Apr/09 with brian duthie

BRUCESTRAC - 2009 with Chris Cracknell,Various

burto - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with calum

CalumC - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with Ian Burton

Not the best warm up, but felt pretty easy, route finding main problem on first pitch, second pitch is pumpy...
Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 24/May/08 with Emily

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

TrollJester - AltLd - 2008 with done many routes umpteen times

did the first pitch?
jess - Lead O/S - 2008 with martin

akhughes - Lead O/S - Oct/07

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Russ Birkett

pete dd - 2nd - Jun/07 with Duncan Cambell

Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07

sparkass - Lead O/S - Apr/07

figfour - Lead - 2007

very intimidated by this climb. pitch 2 was for me and when i left the belay and moved to the peg my head went to tatters. I had a near panic attack, weighted that manky peg to breathe but then cleaned the pitch after a long inner battle. Cant say it was hard or pumpy...i just lost it
French Erick - AltLd - 07/Sep/06 with Andy Sharpe

barney_edin - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/06 with Phil A

Sean Bell - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/06 with neil

whispering nic - AltLd - Jun/06 with Tweedley

Hidden - AltLd dog - May/06

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

a_hein - AltLd O/S - 2003 with Tom Spreyer

buzby78 - Lead - 21/Jul/02

Dave Kerr - Lead - 16/May/02 with John Watson

Longest hanging belay ever!
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - Sep/00 with Jo and Vet Tom

greenroom - Lead O/S - 2000

stugreen75 - 2nd O/S - 2000 with Andy

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Howard

Evoman - Jun/98

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 1997 with David Cassidy

did 2nd pitch Ithink
uphillnow - AltLd - Jun/95 with Mark Gray

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/94

Very good
Roy Stuart - Lead O/S - 1994 with Alex Thomas

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/91 with Colin Murley, KM

AC1 - 1990 with Steve Gooberman-Hill

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/89

Dave Douglas - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/88 with Neil Shepherd

Hamish Leslie - Lead O/S - 1987 with Martin Barclay

mark mcgowan01 - 1985

Finished up second pitch of Ratrace
Lone Rider - AltLd O/S - 07/Oct/84 with John Christie

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 06/May/84 with Calum Fraser

redjerry - Lead O/S - May/80 with Roy Williamson

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