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Ripe Old age** 7b

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Climb up to an obvious large square undercut and make hard moves up leftwards to a good layaway. Swing back right and move up to a large flat hold. Pull up to a rest and a delicate finish.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 44 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/14

One attempt in 2011. Went 2nd go today. 3 stars.
TommityP - Lead RP - 05/Sep/14

LucasHarazin - Lead RP - 18/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Apr/14

drcorbasisgod - Lead dog - 18/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Jun/13

Hard, proper red point !
James Marshall - Lead RP - 15/Jun/13 with wendy

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Sep/12

pezzerrr - Lead RP - 27/Sep/12

Cramp, fatigue & weird technical smear awesomeness got the better of me. Another time. Really unusual and slightly bold.
quiffhanger - Lead dog - 18/May/12

Dogged to feck, tried again, dogged to feck, hard technical sidepully shizzle.
Justin T - Lead dog - 24/Mar/12

Toby Dunn - Lead RP - 24/Mar/12 with John McShea, Justin Timms

Hidden - Lead dnf - 13/Nov/11

John Mcshea - Lead RP - 06/Nov/11 with Jon Wilson

Very very hard, need to get back on this and do it properly!
robbie Warke - Lead dog - 30/Sep/11 with Jamie Parfrey

lots of bridging is the key here! really good route
Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Rosea Day, Tom Heslam

YEsss, sent it on the 3rd RP today. Such a good route!
Tomar - Lead RP - 10/Jun/11 with Oliver Beesley

1 RP try after a clean run on toprope but foot popped off. Cool moves, better than Still Waters in my opinion.
Tomar - Lead dog - 09/Jun/11 with Phil the climbing goat, Oliver Beesley

Close. Next time.
TommityP - Lead dog - 08/Jun/11

Surprisingly technical - very nice route.
Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 21/May/11 with Sarah Kruger

so good 3 stars
Luke Dawson - Lead RP - 21/May/11

Hidden - 2nd RP - 15/May/11

great technical climbing
Billg - Lead O/S - 08/May/11 with Nik Goile, Alan Rosier

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 07/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/10

Second go
colesy - Lead RP - 11/Jun/10

Hmm... sequence at 3rd/4th bolt felt weird. And a bit spicy.
Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 09/Jun/10 with Harry

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/May/10

John Southworth - Lead RP - 26/May/10 with Alex Jakubowski

Hidden - 2010

steve_yo - Lead RP - 2010

Spacetourist - Lead RP - 2010 with Joe Day, Rosea

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Oct/09

Marti999 - Lead RP - 22/Jun/09

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead RP - 16/Jun/09 with Geoff

eddieclimb - Lead RP - 01/Jun/08 with Tom Harrison

6th go - muppet.
Paz - Lead RP - 01/May/08 with TS2

Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 18/Oct/07 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 18/Oct/07 with paul

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Oct/07

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with Robyn Nelson

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 2007

marric - Lead RP - 2005 with Andy Sharp

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Jim Brooke, J1_TOV, JackMac, Hidden, ericinbristol, archiecb

Voting
Total votes cast 33
hard 7b+0 of 16
7b+0 of 16
easy 7b+0 of 16
hard 7b10 of 16
7b5 of 16
easy 7b1 of 16
hard 7a+0 of 16
7a+0 of 16
easy 7a+0 of 16
3 Stars5 of 17
2 Stars11 of 17
1 Star1 of 17
0 Stars0 of 17
Bag of .....0 of 17
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Style of ascent

Lead40 of 44 (90.9%)
Followed2 of 44 (4.5%)
Unknown2 of 44 (4.5%)

'Climbed'3 of 44 (6.8%)
clean O/S4 of 44 (9.1%)
clean β1 of 44 (2.3%)
clean RP27 of 44 (61.4%)
dogged6 of 44 (13.6%)
dnf3 of 44 (6.8%)