The White Tower* E4 6a
[Slack's mate finding out if it's a joke or a gift at the grade, 4 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.
R A Broomhead, A Burnham Jun/1980

Photo: Slack's mate finding out if it's a joke or a gift at the grade © Dave Virden
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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Definitely didn't crush it, maybe a gentle squeeze? Yo-yo. Fell from the crux twice, then did it third attempt (without pulling ropes). Hard, but surprisingly protectable. Great sequence once I figured it out.
Nick Russell - Lead RP - 01/Jul/14

Worked out the sequence in the end. ? F7a+/b. Not a gift.....
Bristoldave - Lead dnf - 15/Apr/14 with Derek

Lead was dicey to say the least, had some beta thrown at me that was subsequently ignored.
Jack_F - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Remus

Fell off this twice... Funny times!
_m.cox_ - Lead RP - 01/Mar/14 with Steve Winslow, Tom Harrison

Hidden - Solo RP - 08/Feb/14

Hidden - Solo dnf - 07/Jan/14

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with Jon Didymus

really nice moves, enjoyed this one
brices - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12 with Tomar

Tried on Simon's gear, will come back to it.
Tomar - Lead dog - 02/Dec/12 with brices

Pete Rigby - Lead dog - 11/Nov/12 with Kelli Roberts

Pete Rigby - Lead dnf - 27/Oct/12 with Kelli Roberts

Got it clean, but with some prior knowledge of the location of the best holds. Will return for the lead.
bpmclimb - TR β - 29/May/12 with Shunt

Shut down! Initial section was damned hard, finally got over it but was just too tired. Will have to come back to finish it.
thomasadixon - Lead dnf - 30/Sep/11 with helen

dale1968 - 2nd - 02/Sep/11 with Tom

Fell off the initial section rather alot.
TommityP - Lead dog - 02/Sep/11

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - May/11 with Ed Heslam

I got served
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead dog - 02/Apr/11 with Rich

T ny - 2010

will hopefully be brave enough to lead it one day :-p
nblackbeard - TR dog - 22/Feb/09 with Tom Grant

Hidden - Lead - 16/Mar/07

gimmer - TR - 2007

My first E4. I attemtped the route a week previously and fell off. Then I soloed it (self protected) the day before this attempt. Regardless of the climbing ethics, it still (2010) is one of my most memorable routes perhaps because I had to wire it so clearly in my mind to get up it. Well proud to have reached this level through consistent climbing through the years.
matisok - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/00

I didn't know who he was, but as the day wore on, I could tell Dave was a top climber. He mopped up all the E grades on the crags then declared himself warmed up sufficiently to on-sight Quality of Sacrifice. That was the one I didn't bother to follow him on as it was beyond me and I was knackered anyway. Great day. Thanks Dave.
KRB - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/99 with Dave Pickford

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - Nov/97 with paul

Jon Didymus - TR dnf - 05/Jul/92

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Stanners, Tomar, bpmclimb

Voting
Total votes cast 25
hard E50 of 9
E50 of 9
easy E50 of 9
hard E42 of 9
E46 of 9
easy E41 of 9
hard E30 of 9
E30 of 9
easy E30 of 9
hard 6b0 of 9
6b0 of 9
easy 6b0 of 9
hard 6a7 of 9
6a2 of 9
easy 6a0 of 9
hard 5c0 of 9
5c0 of 9
easy 5c0 of 9
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