Slab (a.k.a. Diabollickal Crack) none 5a
[Need longer legs for this route, 2 kb]The crack up the left hand side of the tall slab. Tricky getting round the bend.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 183 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

smoreda - TR - 11/Aug/15

rumblesan - Sent O/S - 04/Aug/15

Awkward but fun.
TashaZ - TR dog - 02/Aug/15 with Francesco

cescofry - TR O/S - 02/Aug/15

joedavis617 - TR O/S - 01/Aug/15

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Jul/15

stephenhoper - TR - 13/Jun/15

Hidden - 03/Jun/15

jotunscope - TR O/S - 20/Apr/15

AshleyLong - TR - 12/Apr/15

Jamdahll - TR - 2015

bleddynmawr - 2015

Rich K - TR dog - 26/Sep/14 with Shunt

Squirmy but we'll worth it.
FlavioL1989 - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/14

DARREN HICKS - TR O/S - 05/Sep/14 with Ham Dowson

Hidden - TR O/S - 03/Sep/14

Finn Curry - TR - 18/Jun/14 with Stephen Halliday

Stephen Halliday - TR - 18/Jun/14 with Finn Curry

Sannan75 - TR rpt - 10/Jun/14

Yuck. Hate this route!
jsmcfarland - TR rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Alan

weird route, lots of burly moves just wedging yourself upwards to make progress.
jsmcfarland - TR O/S - 19/May/14 with Uncle Kev

Hidden - TR O/S - 05/May/14

rrddaa - TR - Apr/14

hfisher - Solo O/S - Jan/14

Space1986 - TR - 2014

alexbarry - TR - 2014

samjane - TR O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Ean

dh7892 - 20/Aug/13 with Lorna Philp, Matt Williams

Hidden - TR - 25/Jul/13

Martin Bagshaw - TR O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Alec Cook

KittyKat - TR O/S - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 15/Jul/13

More of an eliminate between Slab and Slab direct
jez_palmer - TR O/S - 07/Jul/13

justinboynton - 07/Jul/13 with Cath Long

tomwright1509 - TR RP - Jul/13

Hidden - TR β - Jul/13

Guy Atkinson - TR rpt - 02/Jun/13 with Fishmate

Hidden - TR rpt - 02/Jun/13

Slab direct was too greasy so moved across to finish up this.
DavidRobertson - TR dog - Jun/13

Started on crack side then transitioned right to a Slab Direct.
netgull - TR O/S - Jun/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Apr/13

jonnyblindsign - TR O/S - 21/Apr/13

Steve Dunton - 2013

jamesgr87 - TR O/S - 06/Sep/12

rpinto - TR rpt - 26/Aug/12

tsjarvis91 - TR RP - 26/Aug/12 with Richard Pinto

reece.robinson - TR O/S - 12/Aug/12

da_cox - TR O/S - 17/Jul/12 with Simon Cox

Demonstration climb for trial climbers.
Sannan75 - TR rpt - 15/Jul/12 with Timea Sloboda

Fun, yet challenging short Climb
Carl Simmons - TR O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Tom Gregory

Tom Gregory - TR - 01/Jun/12 with Carl Simmons

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/May/12

DrJon - TR O/S - 26/May/12 with John, Dan

Danny Crump - TR - 26/May/12 with Martin Bagshaw

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/12

kate tarrant - TR O/S - May/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 06/Apr/12

torsok - TR β - 31/Mar/12 with Tim

jasoncash - TR O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Alex Pickup

Plastikote - TR - 24/Mar/12 with Adam Wilson

Hidden - TR β - 01/Feb/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 14/Dec/11

theneb - TR O/S - 12/Oct/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 02/Oct/11

Painful! Very happy with this though, as it is my first clean onsight 5a.
AgentStarling - TR O/S - 01/Oct/11 with James Ellis

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - TR - 10/Sep/11

Binder - TR O/S - 10/Sep/11

Hidden - TR - 10/Sep/11

timharrison - TR O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Jo Chia

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Jul/11

Danny Crump - TR - 12/Jul/11 with Luke Fitz-John

nice climb, but very hard to do with elegance. With all the bumps and bruises I got, it better be a 5a not a 3b!
cactus111 - TR O/S - 10/Jul/11

Managed to complete this on the second attempt with much in the way of inelegant body jamming and inventive swearing!
Sannan75 - TR RP - 10/Jul/11 with Timea Sloboda

m.alexander - TR - 03/Jul/11

Gets a 5a in the guidebook.
bengillies - TR O/S - 02/Jul/11

JezzaCat - TR O/S - Jul/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/Jun/11

Hidden - TR - 26/Jun/11

was much harder than 3a
Maken - TR RP - 29/May/11

jimwight2010 - TR O/S - 22/May/11

Guy Atkinson - TR O/S - 11/May/11 with Simon Isaac

get's 5a in the new guide. I thrutched the whole thing and it felt 5a!
CurlyStevo - TR - May/11 with Matt

Hidden - TR rpt - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - TR rpt - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - 02/Apr/11

thomas.veness - TR RP - 29/Mar/11

Mike Turner - TR O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Mervyn Lamacraft, Martin Stevens

Martin Stevens - TR - 27/Mar/11 with Mike T., Mervyn L.

Hidden - TR β - 06/Mar/11

Hidden - TR - 06/Mar/11

Munch - 2011

climber46 - 2011

Hidden - TR - 2011

Climbed in the dark, wasn't helped by the puddle in one of the top holds or the leaves in the crack!
LJC - TR - 11/Dec/10 with ben.richards

Mike Parks - TR β - 16/Oct/10 with Rob

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/Sep/10

how is this a 3b on UKC! Ok so maybe 5a is generous in the guide but it was still pretty tough.
benscarter - TR O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Rich Marmoset

UnkArl - TR O/S - 15/Sep/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/Sep/10

worked a start to right of slab with no stretching legs across slab allowed. slightly harder
rpinto - TR RP - 11/Aug/10

kurt slater - TR - Aug/10

julie slater - TR - Aug/10

Tilley84 - TR dog - 24/Jul/10 with Natalie

Tilley84 - TR dog - 24/Jul/10 with Natalie

My first 5a!
Natalie Snell - TR - 23/Jul/10 with Matt

alan1234 - TR O/S - 16/Jul/10

susan1234 - TR O/S - 16/Jul/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Jul/10

Hidden - TR - 08/Jul/10

Climber1806 - TR O/S - 03/Jul/10

pip-pop - TR RP - 22/Jun/10 with Adam

Hidden - TR O/S - 05/Jun/10

robertmurphy1000 - 23/May/10

Jock Strap - TR β - 03/May/10 with Steve Perman

Another top rope appeared while we were on it so didn't attempt the slab direct. The place was deserted for f sake!
mikehenesy - TR O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Roger Shapland

RFWilkie - TR O/S - 11/Apr/10

Mike Parks - TR RP - 11/Apr/10 with Matt

alaster tonge - TR - 2010

Hidden - TR RP - 2010

Steve Kempley - TR - 2010

Disgusting horrible strenuous thrutchy climb. Ugh.
pnorth - TR - 26/Sep/09 with Tim Ewington

Jock Strap - TR β - Aug/09 with Dave Byard, Simon Foulsham, Steve Perman

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Jul/09

phil.cheeseman - Solo - 04/Jun/09

lunarock - TR dog - 21/May/09

Hidden - TR - 10/May/09

mattshort - TR O/S - 01/May/09 with Matt Wallace

mattpw - TR - 01/May/09 with Matt Short

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Mar/09

St0neMonkey - TR - 2009

hippo xx - 2009

Jacob Ram - TR rpt - 10/Oct/08 with Micheal Kemp

Jacob Ram - TR rpt - 10/Oct/08 with Micheal Kemp

Jacob Ram - Solo - 19/Sep/08 with Micheal Kemp

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/Aug/08

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 22/Jul/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 20/Jul/08

deacondeacon - Solo - 06/May/08

I think this was the one. A crack with a huge bridging stretch at the beginning.
Rebecca North - TR - 03/May/08 with Warren

pad-rat - TR - 29/Jul/07

Paul-Michael - Solo O/S - 02/May/07

davidwright - TR O/S - 22/Apr/07

BoulderMonster - TR RP - 01/Jan/07

BoulderMonster - TR RP - 01/Jan/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

chrisrogers - TR - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Hidden - TR - 2007

daviesp2 - TR - 23/Jul/06

DerwentDiluted - TR - 16/Jul/06 with Nicola Pettit

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Jun/06

Hidden - TR O/S - 02/May/06

Hidden - TR - 02/May/06

Tom Last - TR - Apr/06 with Caroline

Hidden - TR O/S - 2006

Hidden - TR O/S - Sep/05

KarlH - TR - 12/Jul/05 with Neil Williams

Jacob Ram - TR - 19/Jun/05 with elisa best

What a messy chimney. Not really a slab at all. 1st introduction to sandstone thrutching.
peas - TR dog - 19/Jun/05 with Chris Ford

Jacob Ram - TR - 13/Jun/04

clive-greenwood - TR - 2003

size9hex - TR - 2003

Shezzer - TR RP - 07/Jul/02

Brown - TR - 19/Aug/99

Jacob Ram - TR - 06/Jul/99 with anthony aylett

Hidden - TR - 21/Aug/98

Jacob Ram - 29/Jun/98 with mrs shunt

Hidden - 1998

Hidden - TR - 22/Aug/97

Jacob Ram - Solo - 30/Jul/97

DCIGadget - TR - 11/Jul/96 with Pat Ring, Si

Hidden - TR - 15/Jun/94

Hidden - TR - 1994

Andy Fielding - Solo - 1987

Hidden - TR - 1986

stuartberg - 01/Jun/79

Mike C - TR - 24/Mar/78

lump'o'lead - 1978

Mike C - TR - 28/Dec/77

Hidden - 1976

beaumap - TR - 1975 with Bernie Green

Nigel Bond - TR - 27/Oct/74

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
samuelbradley, MichaelAzzopardi, brindha

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