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Still Waters Run Deep*** 7b

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Easy but friable lower wall to a rest below the overlap. A superb sequence leads to better holds and a move left onto slabbier terrain. Recover then push on up to the big overlap and step left to a lower-off.

Ticklists: Cheddar Sevens, Littlejohn South West Climbs.

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This climb is in 98 logbooks, and on 21 wishlists.

First RP. Brilliant climbing from the overlap upwards. Was feeling pretty shoddy on it, but decided to have a punt on redpoint after Nick cruised it. Managed to wobble and grunt up it just before dark.
Alex Winter - Lead RP - 15/Oct/13 with Nick

Sweet route, the crux sequence is awesome and extremely satisfying! First 7b, went first RP!
Nick Russell - Lead RP - 15/Oct/13 with Alex Winter

Great, delighted to get in one session.
DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 12/Oct/13 with Ben Sutton

tobydunford - Lead RP - 18/Sep/13 with Oli

Jeronimo - Lead β - 27/Jun/13

Peter Dickinson - Lead RP - 18/Jun/13 with Robbie Sausage

AJM - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/13 with Helen Seaborne

tried really hard but could not get past the crux move. Managed it once, but wrong handed! Will be back cos it's bugging me now.
hms - Lead dnf - 13/Jun/13 with AJM

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Jun/13

Have been on this years ago so I'll take the retro-flash. Nice little pre-amble up the overlap, awesome crux, and then brilliant sustained technical climbing thereafter.
Mike Goldthorp - Lead β - 05/Jun/13 with Simon, Shayne, Hannah B, Cailean Harker

Pippa - Lead dog - 21/May/13 with Richard

Hidden - Lead - 04/Oct/12

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/12

Good route, felt hard first go, but not too bad once you know what to do !
James Marshall - Lead RP - 26/May/12 with rupert

Meaning to get on this for a while: didn't disappoint.
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 19/May/12

2nd rp after foot slippage. felt low in the grade.
Dan_Carroll - Lead RP - 07/Jan/12 with mum

Hidden - Lead - 2012

not even pumped
Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

Put in draws then got it next go. Fantastic route.
lukehodson - Lead RP - 02/Oct/11 with Charlotte

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Sep/11

Great climb
robbie Warke - Lead RP - 25/Sep/11 with Jamie Parfrey

Good but over-rated
Tris.w - Lead RP - 23/Sep/11 with Laurent

Hidden - Lead dog - Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/11

JKinsella - Lead RP - 25/Jun/11

It's a send train today! 1st RP after a bolt to bolt.
Tomar - Lead RP - 09/Jun/11 with Oliver Beesley

Should go if I can stop messing up the top section.
Tomar - Lead dog - 01/Jun/11 with Oliver Beesley

Fell off on the onsight in 2006 and failed to redpoint. This time first go putting clips in - retroflash?
John Southworth - Lead β - 24/May/11

willbatho - Lead RP - 11/May/11

dale1968 - Lead dnf - 06/May/11 with Tom

TommityP - Lead RP - 06/May/11

TommityP - Lead dog - 04/May/11

willbatho - Lead dog - 04/May/11

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - May/11 with Rosea

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/11

Felt so good to get this one clean.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Nick Smith

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Mar/11

Pippa - TR dog - 26/Mar/11 with Jon

TommityP - Lead dog - 12/Feb/11

willbatho - Lead dnf - 12/Feb/11

3rd full attempt
Kevster - Lead RP - 16/Oct/10

nice 2nd go
brices - Lead RP - 10/Oct/10 with Lucy

A bit hard at the moment. also quite dark
benkelsey - 2nd dnf - 04/Oct/10 with Alex Randall

Kevster - Lead dog - 02/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Sep/10

1st RP
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 25/Sep/10 with douglas

Hidden - Lead β - 25/Sep/10

turned up to the crag with two right shoes, :( Then flashed this in one of Ians shoes, which made my left foot feel like a block of wood, :)
jacobjacob - Lead β - 10/Sep/10

i_a_coops - Lead RP - 10/Sep/10 with Jacob

Great route, if a bit unbalanced - quite ploddy up to the hard bit. 1st RP after working it on a top rope.
Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 14/Jun/10 with Sarah Porter

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Jun/10

2nd go. On the onsight, didn't warm up, did the crux the hard way, got pumped and fell off.
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 07/Jun/10 with Chris Savage

colesy - Lead O/S - 28/May/10

tommytuffa - Lead RP - 17/May/10 with Gaz, ollie b

Harald - Lead dog - 16/May/10

Found an easier way to do the long move. Still not feeling the move below...
Jon_Warner - TR dog - 13/May/10 with Alex Malins

tskelhon - Lead dog - 13/May/10 with John_Warner

Hidden - TR dnf - 09/May/10

Good sharp climbing.
willackers - Lead - 28/Apr/10

Did moves. Ripped fingers. Will go.
Jon_Warner - TR dog - 13/Apr/10 with Duncan

Garrouli - Lead RP - 2010 with Mark

tom harrison - 2010

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead RP - 17/Oct/09 with Geoff

Worked all the moves out eventually. Sharp holds in places.
northerngreg - TR dog - 12/Sep/09 with Chris Gibson

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jun/09

Wore new shoes. 2nd go.
Chubbard - Lead RP - 20/Jun/09 with J Robinson

First 7b. Brilliant moves.
AJM - Lead RP - 11/Jun/09 with Charles Hubbard

4 goes
Chubbard - Lead dog - 11/Jun/09 with AJM

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09

putting them in. Much easier when not raining.
Paz - Lead rpt - 11/May/09 with TS2

Failed to do it putting the clips in once more but very nice to do it again, and really good to let others have a good time on it on an otherwise totally grim evening (after the first two moves this really is the last route in Cheddar to stay dry after rain).
Paz - Lead rpt - 07/May/09 with AJM, TS2

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Gordon Jenkin

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Apr/09

Really technical and thin climbing with loads of classic moves!!
derico - Lead rpt - 01/Mar/09 with Tom and John

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Cowflinger - Lead dog - 19/Oct/08 with John Williams

Billg - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Bob Brewer

Chubbard - Lead dog - 29/Jun/08 with J Robinson

Hard, but good to get on it. Inspirational, will see in sept!!
Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 17/Jun/08 with George

eddieclimb - Lead RP - Apr/08 with Rebecca Edwards

Nearly did it putting the clips in - must try harder.
Paz - Lead RP - 17/Nov/07 with MT, AS

Paz - Lead dog - 16/Nov/07 with AS

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Jun/07

Paz - Lead dog - 09/Jun/07 with MT

Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 17/Apr/07 with Peter Shepherd

Fell at last bolt. Surprisingly satisfying for a failure.
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 26/Jan/07 with Ray Mardon

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Jan/07

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 19/Jan/07 with Guy Percival

Richard White - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - Sep/06

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead RP - 2006

_m.cox_ - Lead RP - Nov/04 with Adam Mulholland

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Apr/04

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 26/Oct/98 with woody

frank ramsay - Lead O/S - 1990

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Style of ascent

Lead91 of 98 (92.9%)
Followed1 of 98 (1.0%)
Toproped5 of 98 (5.1%)
Unknown1 of 98 (1.0%)

'Climbed'6 of 98 (6.1%)
clean O/S13 of 98 (13.3%)
clean β5 of 98 (5.1%)
clean rpt5 of 98 (5.1%)
clean RP41 of 98 (41.8%)
dogged22 of 98 (22.4%)
dnf6 of 98 (6.1%)