Flashdance*** E3 5c
[Flashdance, 3 kb]27m. Start beneath the rh side of the slab, near an alcove like depression at the base of the slab. Climb up the wall to a peg at 20ft then continue direct to the rh side of a shallow ramp and 2 pegs at its end. Climb the slight bulge above to,and past a projecting peg to reach a large handhold above a further peg. Move up to a narrow white ledge and the top.
Pat Littlejohn 03/Jul/1983

Ticklists: Best slab climbs of the UK, Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs.

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This climb is in 91 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Skip - TR dog - 06/Sep/15

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/Sep/15

Came off at the ramp.
Danhan - TR - 01/Aug/15 with Holty, Rob Johnson

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/May/15

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 09/May/15 with Jon Pearson

Hidden - 09/May/15

John Mcshea - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Russ

biggest fall i've ever had.... lost balance trying to move on to the ramp... spectacularly rolled down the slab, gear fell out and landed about 2 metres off the ground... scary!
dbrooks - Lead dnf - 21/Feb/15 with Dr Dave

darcan - Lead - 18/Jan/15 with nick

nickstephens - 2nd O/S - 18/Jan/15 with Darcan

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jan/15

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/14

Immaculate rock. Absolutely loved it.
R2B - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Rooker, Charlotte

Mr Tickle - 2nd rpt - 21/Sep/14 with RusseyB

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jul/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/May/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/May/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/May/14

slightly wobbly on the traverse left due to the poor wires not inspiring confidence
misterb - Lead rpt - 12/May/14 with tom

Hidden - TR O/S - 07/May/14

Paul Robertson - 2nd - 01/Apr/14 with Guy Percival

Sustained and hard for E3.
guy xavier percival - Lead - 01/Apr/14 with paul

Luxulyan - 2nd - 25/Jan/14 with Tom Murrell

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2014 with Colin

Sustained thin moves, very good quality route.
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Tara, Paul S

Marktrin - TR dog - 26/Jul/13 with Phil

The move above the double pegs gets no easier, nearer 6a! But lovely sustained climbing.
Sean Kelly - TR - 27/Apr/13 with Harry Pearce

Mr Tickle - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Will

Pleased to get this one. Found the move up the ramp sketchy as hell, and the move from the double pegs really hard. Nick White's guidebook describes how you should 'stride boldly' across the ramp - that wouldn't describe the jibbering movement I made.
Motown - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Luke

TR twice, thought about the lead but left it. Good style.
Jack J Keogan - TR O/S - 15/Apr/13 with Ewan Davies

Another intense experience, but some wonderful delicate balancy climbing across the ramp. Very damp in places, hence the TR. Then it rained again.
Sean Kelly - TR - 03/Nov/12 with Harry Pearce

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/12

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd - 15/Oct/12 with Mike Hayes

Kevster - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

Gilster - Lead - 13/Sep/12 with Ethel

Really good.
Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Lee Mercer

Decided to award myself the o/s. Actually had to lower off in a rainstorm from just below crux on 1st go, but came back today and did it.
Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Dale

Dale Turrell - 2nd - 28/May/12 with Dave

Ali Burns - TR β - 01/Apr/12

Izzy Brinsden - TR - 01/Apr/12 with Eddie Church

Tristan Sherlock - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/12 with Tom Bunn

Wow, very thin, balancey, awesome route! Gear spaced and not amazing... Dont shake yourself off :)
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/12 with Tristan Sherlock

on Ian's gear, really good route
Mr Powly - Lead β - 19/Feb/12

burto - Lead β - 19/Feb/12 with jerome

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

JeromeT - Lead - Feb/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 16/Oct/11

Ed morris - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with ewan

Top roped 1st then led. Calfs were burnt out!!
Richy boy - Lead RP - 24/Sep/11 with JackHatton

Really enjoyed this and managed to find some decent protection in the lower half.
domskezz - Lead - 23/Sep/11 with Jamma

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/May/11

One of the best routes iv done in a while!!!
Jack_F - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Max hodges

James Mitchelmore - Lead RP - 24/Feb/11

feilx - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Matt Perks

berry - 2nd - 19/Jan/11 with Kafoozalem

Toproped many moons ago but couldn't remember much. Good to get this done as has been on the todo list for a while now.
Justin T - Lead β - 12/Sep/10 with Cherry

AJH - TR - 22/Aug/10 with Rob

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Apr/10

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/09 with Alex Hughes

Hidden - Lead - 15/Apr/09

Kate Edhouse - TR - 12/Apr/09 with Bryony Parkinson

Felt pretty solid on it. Must get enough gear to lead
northnorthnorth - TR O/S - 21/Jan/09 with Ben Watts

Dave Searle - Lead - 28/Nov/08

mike88 - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/08 with Sam Farnsworth

great climb a classic proper slab route...mmmlovely
ecowaller - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Paula

Justin T - TR - 10/Aug/08 with Wifey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/08

lovely flowing moves-some of the holds a bit on the thin side though!my fist feel of british 5c. will come back to lead it.promise.
w.pettet-smith - TR - 17/Jul/08 with neighbour martin

Hidden - 2008

alaan - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/07 with Rich

Dave Searle - 2nd - 22/Jul/07

richardr - 2nd O/S - Jul/07

tonanf - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with james

misterb - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/07 with mark

climber sim - 2007

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - Jul/05

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

andy gittins - 1995

Mark Kemball - Lead - 12/Aug/93 with Alison Dorey

pmot - 2nd O/S - 1993

Simon cook - Jun/89

Nick Biven - Lead - 02/Aug/86

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Aug/85

shark - Lead dog - 07/Jul/85 with Minky

Chris Craggs - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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