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Barbarian** 7b+

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[Barbarian, Cheddar 7b+, 3 kb]Start at the right-hand end of the dusty ledge at 4m. Climb up on large holds to a high first bolt and power through the roof stack to layaways on the right. Pull over leftwards to a good shakeout. Climb the groove above for a couple of metres, swing left and pull up to a thin crack (optional wire placement, e.g. rock 3) which leads through the final bulges to a lower-off.

Ticklists: Cheddar Sevens.

Photo: Barbarian, Cheddar 7b+ © Brian H
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This climb is in 63 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Did it putting the clips in today, can't believe I couldn't get this last time!! Amazing route, made sweeter by being just before the summer ban!
thedoctorisin - Lead RP - 30/Jun/14 with Tomar

2nd go. Cheddar climbing at its best
Tomar - Lead RP - 30/Jun/14 with Ollie Elms

Almost flashed then nothing in the tank to bring it home afterwards. Hopefully come back soon for this, amazing climbing.
thedoctorisin - Lead dog - 21/Jun/14 with anthony, chris scutt

First red point, such an amazing climb! loved it!
chrisscutt - Lead RP - 20/Jun/14 with ant

2nd RP. Race against recovery from last go and darkness. Gurned my way up in the end. Very good. Tricky top, used the wire placement as tiny run outs scare me!
Dan Savory - Lead RP - 05/Jun/14 with Paul Edwards

Sweeeeet! Went first time on lead. I must be stronger than last year! Great moves. Sent it straight after pip did. :-)
mountain_jay - Lead RP - 18/May/14 with Richard Bennett, Pippa Froggatt

Pippa - Lead RP - 17/May/14 with Jamie Thornley

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

tobydunford - Lead dog - 14/Jun/13 with Oli

Great route thugy roof then techy grove to a cracking finnish :)
brices - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Mike, Cailean

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/13

James Marshall - Lead rpt - 02/Mar/13 with ollie

Apharri - Lead RP - 02/Mar/13 with Tom Randall

Dan_Carroll - Lead dog - 19/Oct/12 with Matt

pezzerrr - Lead RP - 22/Sep/12

Gavinsymonds - Lead O/S - 24/May/12

Onsight to upper wall, came off thin bit at upper groove.
Justin T - Lead dog - 24/Mar/12

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

John Mcshea - Lead β - 24/Mar/12 with Toby Dunn, Justin Timms

i_a_coops - 27/Nov/11 with Andrew, Jenni

Hidden - Lead dnf - 27/Nov/11

It lost a foot hold under the big roof today, but it's still fine. Brilliant route.
TommityP - Lead RP - 19/Nov/11

TommityP - Lead dog - 13/Nov/11

dale1968 - 28/Oct/11 with Tom

Wet at top.
TommityP - Lead dog - 28/Oct/11

so glad to finally get back a finish this one...fired it off 1st go in the end. brilliant
Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - 19/Jun/11 with Rosea Day, Tom Heslam

Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 14/Jun/11 with Sarah Kruger

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/11 with Rosea

PeterDawson - Lead RP - 21/May/11

3 stars way better than get that man
Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

Billg - Lead rpt - 08/May/11 with Nik Goile, Alan Rosier

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/May/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/May/11

ace route, great crux sequence
Ged Desforges - Lead - 29/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jun/10

Second Go
colesy - Lead RP - 12/Jun/10

billb - Lead - Jun/10 with Rich Smith

First go today putting the draws in (except first 3). Fell off top 3 times last year and one poor effort earlier this year. Nice that it feels easy now.
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 03/May/10 with Chris Savage

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Apr/10

tom harrison - 2010

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Sep/09

James Marshall - Lead RP - Sep/09

3rd go - still had to deal with the run out even though I had a cheating long clip draw at my teeth, I couldn't let go!
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead RP - 04/Jun/09 with Geoff

Billg - Lead RP - 11/Oct/08 with Bob Brewer

John Southworth - Lead RP - 23/Jun/08 with Alex Jakubowski

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Jun/08

eddieclimb - Lead RP - 15/Jun/08 with Tom Harrison

2nd go, day 2. Felt hard.
Paz - Lead RP - 07/May/08 with TS2, AM

Paz - Lead dog - 01/May/08 with TS2

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Nov/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Nov/07

Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 04/Nov/07 with Paz

Got to the penultimate bolt.
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 01/Nov/07 with Guy Percival

superb
guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 01/Nov/07 with paul

Worked as far as the Dragging Along lower-off
Paul Robertson - TR dnf - 26/Oct/07 with Guy Percival

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with Tom Harrison

steve_yo - Lead RP - Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead RP - 2007

marric - Lead O/S - Oct/06 with Andy Sharp

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Jun/06

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Style of ascent

Lead57 of 63 (90.5%)
Followed1 of 63 (1.6%)
Toproped1 of 63 (1.6%)
Unknown4 of 63 (6.3%)

'Climbed'6 of 63 (9.5%)
clean O/S7 of 63 (11.1%)
clean β2 of 63 (3.2%)
clean rpt2 of 63 (3.2%)
clean RP35 of 63 (55.6%)
dogged9 of 63 (14.3%)
dnf2 of 63 (3.2%)