Blood** E1 5b
[Red Walls Topo, 3 kb]17m.

Rockfax Description
Technical face-climbing up the appealing wall with a flowstone sheet at its base. Start at the short flowstone-wall.
Climb to a block and move right and up to a small ledge. Step left and climb to the top. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Start about 2 metres right of the arete at the amazing flowstone feature. Climb up left of this to the detached looking block and then traverse right for about 1.5m to a crack. Move up to two slots one above the other and then step left and up to the ledge. Step slightly left again and climb up past shallow pockets to a flat hold and pull up onto this and then easily to the top.

Pat Littlejohn, John Fowler & Frank Cannings 13/Apr/1969

Ticklists: Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs.

Photo: Red Walls Topo © Kafoozalem
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This climb is in 78 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

chrisdevon - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/15 with Jonathan Preston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/15

AJ007 - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/15 with Michael P

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/15

Hidden - Lead β - Aug/15

chris ebbutt - Lead - 22/Jul/15 with Benn

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Nov/14

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 21/Sep/14

snook - 2nd β - 16/Aug/14 with Alex Chapman

Great route - worth 2 stars I reckon. Love how the rock texture changes the higher you climb. Nice view over to the Great Cave Area which is next on the the to do list.
snook - Lead β - 16/Aug/14 with Alex Chapman

Jenny Dart - 2nd - 12/Jul/14

In the mizzle. Interesting climbing with some cool holds on the flowstone. Loads of gear and rests between hard sections. Must improve my mantling though!
Alex the Alex - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Jenny, Robin

petecallaghan - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/14 with Chris Ebbutt

chris ebbutt - 2nd - 09/Jul/14 with petecallaghan

EcoClimber - TR O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Kieran Dougherty Smith

KDSclimber - TR O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Richard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/14

misterb - Lead O/S - 10/May/14 with wain

Quite nice. Felt like a pretty solid E1.
R2B - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/13 with Luke

Mr Tickle - 2nd rpt - 24/Nov/13 with RusseyB

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/13

nickdonohue - Lead - Oct/13 with Andy Bisson

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/13

Quality root, must come back when I don't ache so much.
petecallaghan - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Chris Ebbutt

On the wishlist for 12 years
chris ebbutt - Lead - 26/Jun/13 with petecallaghan

gripped01 - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Jim Jarvis

Flat hold was wet at the top which made the move a little more interesting!
Mr Tickle - Lead rpt - 09/Feb/13 with Will

Main holds soaking.
Motown - 2nd O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Luke

What a great climb to finish a great day.
Popkids - TR O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Kafoozalem

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

Thunderthighsontheloose - 14/Oct/12 with Mike Hayes

Such a great climb.
andy_pemberton - Lead - 30/Sep/12 with Dan Lear

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/12

Nick Russell - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Ross Davidson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

Dave Rumney - Lead - 02/Sep/12 with Tanya Milner

pete3685 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/12

timreynolds - 2nd - 13/Jun/12

Lyndsay Superclimber - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/12 with Mark S

mark schramm - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/12 with Lyndsay, tim

rustaldo - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Alex

Pete Graham - Lead - 24/Feb/12 with Ian Burton, Ben Silvestre

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/12

Duncan Turner - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/12 with stu

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

Cool route.
catt - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Hardin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11

martin clarke - 2nd - 15/May/11 with john frost, steve ashworth

stephen ashworth - 2nd - 15/May/11 with john frost, martin clarke

Good climb bold at times.
Frostie - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Martin Clarke, Steve Ashworth

JonHarvey - 2nd O/S - 09/May/11 with Jay Jackson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/11

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Kirsty Kerr

James Mitchelmore - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/10

Good rests before the tricky sections
Rob Laird - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with B Sosin

Tough and pumpy
mr random - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with Rob Laird-

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/09

Good climbing, few tricky moves towards the top.
Phil79 - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Pete

Abbed off a jammed in rock
porridgefan - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/09 with Niall Francis

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/09

great climb, nice moves with good protection.
Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/08 with davenev

davenev - 2nd O/S - 23/Nov/08 with luke

Pretty stiff. Techincal, pumpy moves off the ledge above so-so gear.
richardr - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Justin T - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Crispin

ecowaller - Solo - 12/Aug/07 with Paula

Rob Kennard - 2007

Thought I had backed of this in the past as well (ces't la vie)
shark - Solo dnf - 23/Jul/06

chris sm - Lead - Aug/04 with Pippa Froggatt

andy_pemberton - Lead - Jun/01 with Katharine Pemberton

CraigMac1 - Lead O/S - 2000

Rob Oram - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/99 with Phil Milanes

Simon cook - 1998

colin milton - Lead - 08/Aug/95 with eric milton

Mark Kemball - Lead - 13/Aug/93 with Alison Dorey

shark - Solo - 26/Oct/87

a good route
Nick Biven - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/87

shark - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/86

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
snook, pete3685, Alan100, RobSteer999

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