Skullduggery 7a+
[Jason Williams on 'Skullduggery' F7a+/b, The Remnant, Cheddar., 3 kb]Retrobolted. Start up a steep rib to reach a resting place. Make technical moves left of the bolts into the top groove with good finger pockets, and to the lower off (7b). Or move right and slap up a rib on the right (7a), poor, off route, bolts hard to clip.

The first bolt is missing, so a clipstick is recommended for the cautious

Ticklists: Cheddar Sevens.

Photo: Jason Williams on 'Skullduggery' F7a+/b, The Remnant, Cheddar. © _m.cox_
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7b version. Nice crux sequence at the top - shame about the rest of the route.
JackMac - Lead RP - 28/Aug/15 with dparsons

7b variation. managed to get things worked out to get to the sloper but totally shut down trying to get to the chains. Need to try something else.
Kemics - Lead dog - 06/Aug/15 with Nick

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Jul/15

Finally - very dropable!
TomJ - Lead RP - 21/Jul/15 with TomS, derico

Wendy - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/15 with Tom Ball

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Jul/15

Trisha Murphy - Lead - 05/Jul/15 with Marina

I'll be back!
Trisha Murphy - Lead dog - 04/Jul/15 with Marina

JPGR - Lead O/S - 31/May/15

Fairly comfortably 2nd go. Great end to a great day!
James S - Lead RP - 26/May/15 with Elliott

Great climb, really enjoy it and managed to complete it on 3rd red point after only one session.
claudia Hesleden - Lead RP - 11/Apr/15

7b version.
simonpearson - Lead RP - 01/Mar/15 with afrosam

afrosam - Lead rpt - 01/Mar/15 with simonpearson

Probably done 10 times as the "warm up"
jackgriffiths - 2015

afrosam - Lead RP - 06/Dec/14

Hidden - Lead β - 30/Nov/14

TomJ - Lead dog - 29/Nov/14 with Alex

quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 26/Oct/14

Went second go today. A bit damp in the pockets at the top but that wasn't the main difficulty.
Nick Russell - Lead RP - 19/Oct/14

Stick clipped the high first clip. The left hand line feels about right at 7b. Should be a quick tick next time I'm around. Good route.
Nick Russell - Lead dog - 12/Oct/14

First hard climbing after injury. Feeling good. Got to get back soon for the lead now! :-)
Hannah Brading - 2nd RP - 01/Oct/14 with Cailean Harker

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Sep/14

Done the 7b way
Jack.H.92 - Lead RP - 17/Aug/14

Garrouli - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/14 with Simon

7b way
chrisscutt - Lead RP - 27/Jul/14 with ro

just one more - Lead RP - 27/Jul/14 with lucas

LucasHarazin - Lead β - 23/Jul/14

just one more - Lead dog - 23/Jul/14 with lucas

Llinos C - Lead - 17/Jul/14

This will go with a bit more effort I think!
Cheese Monkey - Lead dog - 16/Jul/14 with Ali K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14

done as power enduro training with dodgey shoulder. lead once, then again after a rest without stopping at pockets and repeated again straight after. good route
BenNorman - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Jun/14

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Nick Jones

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/May/14

Garrouli - Lead rpt - 16/May/14 with Jak

1st red point. Failed the onsight as started heading on the 7a way. Fox made me do it the 7b way. Eliminate.
sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead RP - 05/May/14 with Rich Fox

Oliver Tilbury - Lead RP - 20/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Apr/14

7b version
Gav A - Lead RP - 29/Mar/14 with Tom Newberry

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Mar/14

1st redpoint, decent beta from Tomar.
ollie_e - Lead RP - 08/Mar/14 with Charlie

2nd go. 7b version.
lukehodson - Lead RP - 08/Mar/14 with Tomar, Charlotte

Used to warm up before trying to onsight a different route. Felt easy.
lukehodson - TR rpt - 08/Mar/14 with Tomar, Charlotte

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Feb/14

oliverpcain - Lead rpt - 2014

Cailean Harker - 2014

jiggerypokery - Lead RP - 2014 with Rosea Day

Clips in, 7b version.
DorsetGareth - Lead β - 08/Sep/13 with Andy Wiseman

Did the '7b' version but felt very easy for 7b, more like hard 7a
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Adam

Bit hard for a warm up, awesome route. know the beta again now.
BenNorman - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/13

mountain_jay - Lead RP - 19/Jul/13 with Pippa Froggatt

Left version. On first proper redpoint, took belayer by surprise by comically lobbing off the pocket by the lower off in a moment of footwork madness.
Dan Savory - Lead RP - 17/Jul/13 with Paul Edwards

LH version
gazhbo - Lead RP - 13/Jul/13

7b groove. Semi onsight - didn't commit to the second move, then did it with first one clipped.
Daniel Heath - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Jun/13

7b (?)
tom106 - Lead RP - 25/May/13 with tom

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/May/13

tobydunford - Lead β - 16/May/13 with Tomar

Jeronimo - Lead β - 06/May/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/May/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Apr/13

7b groove
Jon Didymus - Lead RP - 24/Apr/13 with Rich

7a on lead - failed 7b after 3 top ropes
shoulders - TR - 20/Apr/13 with mart, andy sharp

retro flash to warm up
brices - Lead rpt - 27/Feb/13 with Ross Atkinson

Danny_boulders - Lead RP - 2013 with Paul Norris, Robin O'Leary

7b direct version
mikeshewring - Lead RP - 18/Nov/12

Billg - Lead RP - 14/Oct/12 with Nik Goile

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

Oddjob - Lead RP - 22/Sep/12 with Tom

Bolts are loose, take care, specially one on the lower off which almost came out in my hands. Bring a spanner if planning to work/climb this route.
Ramon Marin - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/12

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Jul/12

JeromeT - Lead β - 05/Jul/12 with Cherry B, Toby D

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Jul/12

Toby Dunn - Lead - 05/Jul/12 with Jerome, Cherry Bedford

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Jun/12

Bates - Lead RP - 28/May/12

Jay81 - Lead RP - 19/May/12 with Naomi

Slipped of the start so missed the flash :(
quiffhanger - Lead RP - 06/May/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/May/12

Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 06/May/12 with Jenni

Flash with literally all of the beta, shouted at me, move by move
tskelhon - Lead β - May/12 with John_Warner

7b way innit
valecoastclimber - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12

"7b" way. Not so sure about that!
cjsheps - Lead β - 14/Apr/12

Garrouli - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Jak

Hidden - Lead RP - Apr/12

The 7b way
Adam Booth - Lead RP - 31/Mar/12 with Martin Cleaver, Al Smith, David Liu

flash, the 7b way
Martin Cleaver - Lead β - 31/Mar/12 with david

2nd go, the 7b way
davidliu - Lead RP - 31/Mar/12 with Stuart McKinnon, Adam Booth, Martin Cleaver

First 7b! and in one afternoon. Excellent sequences. Nearly fell when foot slipped at top.
Stone Muppet - Lead RP - 05/Mar/12 with am

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 19/Feb/12

Repeat. 7b version.
ericinbristol - 15/Jan/12 with Pete (halfwaythere)

7b straight forward os
Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 07/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Dec/11

First 7b???
Sami Mandeel - Lead RP - 05/Dec/11 with Martin, el_monty

3 Names - Lead dog - 30/Nov/11 with Nick

repeated just to get back some movement on rock, felt straightforward
grey wolf - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/11

7b version
John Mcshea - Lead RP - 06/Nov/11 with Jon Wilson

Did the 7b way
Tris.w - Lead RP - 29/Oct/11 with Brad Cox

7b finish is easier for the tall, possible to do some big moves and bi-pass some of the worse holds.
danp - Lead RP - 28/Oct/11

Felt like a solid 7b route
richiebongo - Lead RP - 28/Oct/11 with Dan Perrot, Nick Smith, Jon Didymus

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Oct/11

Sami Mandeel - Lead dog - 23/Oct/11 with el_monty

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Oct/11

Fell off the first move, stood back down, and flashed the rest! If I wasn't such a moron.....! (7b version)
AJM - Lead RP - 22/Oct/11 with Iain Cattanach, Nick Sexton, Hazel R

Nice route, good moves. First 7b in a day (albeit soft). Excellent flash by Andy ;-). 3 working goes then 1st redpoint.
catt - Lead RP - 22/Oct/11 with Andy Morris, Hazel, Nick Sexton

jason82 - 09/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Sep/11

fifth go.. sort it out. went the logical line for the climb, 7b. very fun... love the pockets
mark_wellin - Lead RP - 08/Sep/11 with Marti999

The 7b groove is by far the best way to do it.
Marti999 - Lead RP - 08/Sep/11 with Mark Wellin, rich fox

oggles - TR dog - Sep/11

7b fell off last move on onsight...then stupidly a couple more times...injured wrist made me pumped too?!
rubben - Lead RP - 27/Aug/11 with Marcus O'Leary

Wendy - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/11 with Tom Ball

Was surprisd to get this as a warm up after not being on it for a year and forgetting all the usual!
Wendy - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/11 with Tom Ball

Burly start for a shortarse, then lovely, balancy climbing in the top section. Got it second go - well pleased!
Ciro - Lead RP - 31/Jul/11 with Ramon

the 7b version
Ramon Marin - Lead β - 31/Jul/11 with ciaran tracey

Hidden - TR dog - 29/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/11

7b version, 2nd go.
Tomar - Lead RP - 12/Jul/11 with James Barrow

7b version
A-dog - Lead RP - 11/Jul/11 with gaz

Have tried this before but could not remember anything from previous efforts, great route, top end 7a+ i think
BenNorman - Lead β - 30/Jun/11

This felt easy for 7b
Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 02/Jun/11 with Sarah Kruger

Climbed a bit of both variations, felt around 7a+, good job on the direct 7b John
derico - Lead β - 23/Apr/11 with Sadact, Cal

Nice finish to a good day.
Ricky Rocks - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/11 with rupert

7a+ version.
mikeshewring - Lead RP - 08/Apr/11

mikeshewring - Lead dog - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 26/Mar/11

Steve Winslow - Jan/11

tom harrison - 2011

Rosea Day - 2011

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Nov/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Nov/10

7b version
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 25/Sep/10 with douglas

Billg - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Ed

first 7b flash. hard gaston move
grey wolf - Lead β - 15/Aug/10

Direct past the bolts. Much better that way.
Paul Robertson - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/10 with Guy Percival

1st RP, 1st 7b.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 05/Aug/10 with Duncan

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Rosea

James Marshall - Lead rpt - Aug/10

Tomar - Lead dog - 16/Jul/10 with "Brosky"

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/10

belay bunny turned bad - Lead dog - 13/Jul/10 with loundsy

Feels so unfair - was on the good pocket and slopey hold in top groove (on 7b variant) on the onsight, couple of moves from the top, when a foothold broke off on me, otherwise think it would have gone. tried it again right at the end of the day but was just so fatigued! Never mind
Mike Goldthorp - Lead dog - 10/Jul/10 with Zoe, Alex, Ben

2nd redpoint try. Did 7b version.
ericinbristol - Lead RP - 06/Jul/10 with Jon Rhodes

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Jun/10

did 7b version
Leeds - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/10

Wendy - Lead RP - 04/Jun/10 with Bungle

7b version
colesy - Lead β - 04/Jun/10

billb - Lead - Jun/10 with Lee

Hidden - TR dog - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead β - May/10

Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - 10/Apr/10 with Joe Day

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Mar/10

brices - Lead RP - 13/Mar/10

went right, full on start on pumpy top section, good climbing
tommytuffa - Lead dog - 30/Jan/10 with ollie b

tricky lower move but ok, its the next section of moves on the buldge that did it to me. but upper section ok.
Phil PBC - 2nd dog - 2010

Mowglee - Lead dog - 31/Oct/09 with Mark

7b if you stay left at the top. 2nd go. Fell off and worked the crux. Got it next go.
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 18/Oct/09 with Anais

Hidden - Lead dog - 19/Sep/09

LC - Lead RP - Sep/09

James Marshall - Lead RP - Aug/09

westyb3 - Lead β - May/09 with Matt Cox

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Apr/09

marric - Lead O/S - Apr/09 with Andy Sharp

steve_yo - Lead O/S - Apr/09

Paul Robertson - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/09 with Guy Percival

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 13/Mar/09 with Bristol Dave

Bristoldave - TR dog - 13/Mar/09 with Paul Robertson

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 10/Mar/09 with Guy Percival

Retrobolted. F6c+/7a. Very good route.
John Southworth - Lead β - 07/Mar/09 with Alex Jakubowski

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Feb/09 with Robyn Nelson

Hidden - Lead RP - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Soft, hard to read 1st rp
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 2009 with Tom Harrison

Kev Little - Lead O/S - 2008

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