House Burning Down*** 7b+
[Sheltering from the storm cave man style in Pride Evans's cave after a wet ascent of House Burning Down, 4 kb]Start at the left arete of the cave entrance. Climb up for a few metres and move right above the cave to a good hole. Move up to a hand-rail and get stood on it. Continue to finish via a tiny groove.
An 8a variation climbs directly from the hand-rail to the lower-off, keeping left of the HBD bolts.

Ticklists: Cheddar Sevens, Classic UK F7s.

Photo: Sheltering from the storm cave man style in Pride Evans's cave after a wet ascent of House Burning Down © Glyn
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This climb is in 201 logbooks, and on 42 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/15

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Aug/15

Josh Hadley - Lead dog - 15/Aug/15

Very cool route - love the moves up the side of the cave and up the right hand side of the face. It didn't feel that hard when I finally worked it out...
JackMac - Lead RP - 09/Aug/15 with Elaine Budden, Jenna Goddard

afrosam - Lead β - 06/Aug/15 with Rich

Blew half of the day trying to crank up the blank face before realising the holds were to the right! Got all the moves now, just need to link when fresh. Pretty cool to take a big lob from up high and swing into the mouth of the cave :)
JackMac - Lead dog - 02/Aug/15 with Jenna Goddard

Luuuuuke - Lead RP - 28/Jul/15 with Si

peaches69 - Lead RP - 28/Jul/15 with luke

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Jul/15

Tom Corras - Lead - 17/Jul/15

Rory Bascombe - Lead RP - 17/Jul/15 with Tom Corras, jacobjohncharles

Gav A - Lead RP - 15/Jul/15 with luke

Ran out of sunlight. Can't wait to get back.
JackMac - Lead dnf - 15/Jul/15 with dparsons

2nd time doing this route, just too good!
James S - Lead rpt - 11/Jul/15 with ane', rich

jonleighton - Lead β - 27/May/15

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead β - 20/May/15 with Charlotte Warner

grp - Lead RP - 12/May/15

Felt great to get this after a day of trying
Dan0Me - Lead RP - 11/May/15 with James S

Happy to get this first go today after falling off clipping the chains a couple of weeks ago! Great route and one I'd happily do again.
James S - Lead RP - 11/May/15 with dan

a really quite amazing route from start to finish. will be happy to get this clean one day
RichyBOYY - Lead dog - 01/May/15 with Jamie

Psyched to get back and continue working this! Dogged my way awkwardly up with rope issues, and feels tantalisingly possible...
jammy4536 - TR dog - 01/May/15 with Richy Elliot

rhoslynfrugtniet - Lead RP - 18/Apr/15 with newberry

quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 22/Mar/15

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Oct/14

quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/14 with Ian C, Rachel

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Oct/14

Third tie in. Really good.
Alex Winter - Lead RP - 01/Oct/14 with Ian Cooper

Great varied climbing, a proper pleasure
Caspian Johnson - Lead RP - 28/Sep/14 with Tor

frigging great route! steep pumpy climbing and then a delightful headwall with excellent moves, 1st redpoint
hankyc - Lead RP - 25/Sep/14

Caspian Johnson - Lead dog - 23/Aug/14 with Tor

retro flash for training
Ramon Marin - Lead β - 17/Aug/14 with dave pickford

At last!
just one more - Lead RP - 07/Aug/14 with lucas

account opened
Jim Brooke - Lead dog - 03/Aug/14

Great route! No stopper moves, just sustained. Managed to get a lot back on the rail (wouldn't be able to if I was much shorter). 3rd go.
Nick Russell - Lead RP - 29/Jul/14 with Stu

Oliver Tilbury - Lead RP - 27/Jul/14 with Stu Lugger

just one more - Lead dog - 17/Jul/14 with lucas

Dan0Me - Lead dnf - 10/Jul/14 with Jack G, Tom P

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/14

1st RP after checking out moves on TR. Great route..
cornishben - Lead RP - 09/Jul/14 with Gareth Pratt

gave it a quick go at the end of the day, didnt go great but feels perfectly do-able more fresh, wonderful moves!
James S - Lead dnf - 09/Jul/14 with jack g

LucasHarazin - Lead RP - 06/Jul/14

just one more - Lead dog - 06/Jul/14 with lucas

Went right & up from juggy rail.
DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 03/Jul/14 with Andy Wiseman

LucasHarazin - Lead dog - 02/Jul/14

just one more - Lead dog - 02/Jul/14 with lucas

Climbed clean on first attempt but i've been on it before years ago and had people shouting beta at me. Good route!
jackgriffiths - Lead - Jul/14

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 19/Jun/14 with Tom

Great route,nice face climbing up top!
Llinos C - Lead RP - 10/Jun/14 with Simon Brice

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/14 with Tom

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/May/14

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 25/May/14

Retro flash putting draws in
brices - Lead rpt - 20/May/14 with Llinos

tobydunford - Lead RP - 08/May/14 with Tomar

Good to finish this off, felt easy in the end.
ollie_e - Lead RP - 03/May/14 with anthony, chris scutt

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Apr/14

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 01/Apr/14

oliverpcain - Lead RP - 2014

Fourth go. Felt quite straight forward in the end.
anthony henry - Lead RP - 03/Aug/13

I thunderstorm! Got through the crux but fell off on wet holds in the wall above. Super fun moves going over the roof
Glyn - Lead dog - 27/Jul/13 with Amy

Third session today, got all the moves and clips on lead, led clean up to the big ledge.
BeccaSnowden - Lead dog - 24/Jul/13 with Tom

Really good climb, well worth 3*.
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 24/Jul/13 with Becca

Fell at halfway crux on onsight, sent a couple of goes later. Good route!
Joe Innes - Lead RP - 16/Jul/13 with Tomar

ollie_e - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/13 with anthony

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Jun/13

Jeronimo - Lead β - 27/Jun/13

chrisscutt - Lead RP - 24/Jun/13 with ro

Doable, need to go back for the RP
ian d f - Lead dog - 18/Jun/13 with Mark

_m.cox_ - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/13 with no_need_for_lube_yan

yan hawkins - Lead RP - 12/Jun/13 with _m.cox_

Linked to the rail, rest, then from rail to top.
paultaylor - Lead dog - 10/Jun/13 with Grant

Sweet.
marcduhig - Lead RP - 02/Jun/13 with Wayne

waynem1985 - Lead RP - 02/Jun/13 with Marc

Pippa - Lead RP - 01/Jun/13 with Gareth

Lead to jugs. Need to get back on it.
DorsetGareth - Lead dog - 01/Jun/13 with Pip

lukehodson - Lead RP - 28/Apr/13 with Charlotte

Will be back soon. Will go next time. Promise
marcduhig - TR dnf - 28/Apr/13 with Andrew

Bailed the onsight low and dogged to the top which completely destroyed me. Rested up and did it first redpoint. Nice little route!
Jack_F - Lead RP - 18/Apr/13 with Simon

Dan_Carroll - Lead RP - 14/Sep/12 with caspian

2nd go missed a hold near the bottom on onsight. really good route
brices - Lead RP - 13/Sep/12 with Jamie

One try before it rained - then made it clean to the last bolt but was too wet to actually finish.
thomasadixon - Lead dog - 16/Aug/12 with Becca

Dan_Carroll - Lead dog - 10/Aug/12 with Eric Herring

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Jul/12

Hidden - TR dog - 28/Jul/12

Done. Great Climb. No hard moves, quite pumpy!
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 29/May/12 with Jenni

Tried to have a go after Jon & Jenny, made it up to cave arch onto large right pocket, couldnt get further though
danh86 - TR dnf - 29/May/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/May/12

must get back on this!
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 27/May/12 with Jenni

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/May/12

pezzerrr - Lead RP - 23/May/12

Blew the onsight, then fluffed the start 2nd go. Got mind-numbingly pumped on 3rd go but somehow managed to stay on. V good.
quiffhanger - Lead RP - 05/May/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/May/12

brilliant but soft for the grade
richiebongo - Lead β - 15/Apr/12 with Jon Didymus

Few sessions over past 18 months, came back to it, got second go today
tommytuffa - Lead RP - 26/Mar/12 with Rich

Spacetourist - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/12 with Ed Heslam

Hidden - 2nd dog - 16/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 14/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 12/Mar/12

Dobby - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

3rd attempt today after phaffing around at the top!!
willbatho - Lead RP - 25/Oct/11

So good!
JKinsella - Lead RP - 22/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Oct/11

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Aug/11

Ramon Marin - Lead RP - 25/Jul/11 with ciaran tracey

First 7b+ to go in a single day - so probably soft in the grade but a great fun line
Ciro - Lead RP - 23/Jul/11 with Ramon

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jul/11

Amazing route, uberpsyched! Rubbish weather conditions didn't stop the send train
Tomar - Lead RP - 20/Jul/11 with Harry

4th session. Nice climb, sheltered from the rain!
adlamixion - Lead RP - 18/Jul/11 with eric herring

So psyched I forgot to clip at the crux and had to reach down to get it!
ericinbristol - Lead RP - 15/Jul/11 with Adam (adlamixion)

3rd go. Very cool route. Pumpy bottom, balancy middle and a very droppable top
mark_wellin - Lead RP - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jun/11

Did all the moves,
Chubbard - Lead dog - 25/Jun/11 with AJM

Pippa - 2nd dog - 25/Jun/11 with Jon

Pippa - TR dog - 16/Jun/11 with Eleri

hard
Chubbard - Lead dnf - 14/Jun/11 with AJM

2 dogging goes Saturday, 2 today, then got it next go. Shocked it went down so quick. First 7b+. Awesome route, awesome moves. So pumped by the top though!
AJM - Lead RP - 14/Jun/11 with Charles Hubbard

didn't think it was that good
PeterDawson - Lead RP - 29/May/11

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 29/May/11

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/11

Dogged it for the clips, had a rest and then got on the lead. Arm pumpingly good.
archiecb - Lead RP - 23/Mar/11

1st attempt, almost made the jugs. This should go easily next time.
archiecb - Lead dog - 20/Mar/11 with Tris West

Ricky Rocks - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/11 with rich smith

7a+? A LOT easier than the one to the right. Excellent route
Ged Desforges - 2011

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Nov/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Oct/10

Greg Pittam - 2nd dog - 24/Oct/10 with Raff

3rd go. 1st 7b+
Bristoldave - Lead RP - 09/Oct/10 with douglas

willbatho - Lead dog - Oct/10

First 7b+. Got it second go, didn't feel that hard but not really in a position to comment on the grade.
felixthelion - Lead RP - 19/Sep/10

Soft 7b+, but enjoyable climbing
Tris.w - Lead RP - 18/Sep/10 with Jo stunt

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Sep/10

jacobjacob - Lead β - 11/Sep/10

Super nice route. Agree with other soft comments, at least after having found all the rests
jgustafsson - Lead RP - 04/Sep/10 with Christian

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/10

JPGR - Lead - 01/Sep/10

Spacetourist - Lead RP - Sep/10 with Rosea

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Aug/10

Best route in Cheddar at the grade? 5th rp.
Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 01/Aug/10 with Sarah Kruger

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Aug/10

James Marshall - Lead rpt - Aug/10

Followed chalk right then back left above bulge and apparently missed the hardest move. Felt 7a+
Dave Turnbull, BMC - Lead β - 31/Jul/10 with John Alcock

i_a_coops - Lead RP - 29/Jul/10 with Joe

Fuck yea first 7b+ o/s. Felt ok but also felt like i was climbing real well.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Laura Perry, Mikey G

Moves are fine. Will try on lead when on full form!
Jon_Warner - 2nd dog - 21/Jul/10 with Duncan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/10

2nd go, keeps going to the end. quality.
Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - 20/Jul/10 with James Marshall

tombeasley - 2nd dog - 04/Jul/10 with Elliot

3rd go, should have been second, flows very well and felt ok on the lead. Maybe my style but felt easy for 7b+
BenNorman - Lead RP - 04/Jul/10

gb05 - 2nd dog - 28/Jun/10 with James Davies

Fell off the last hard move to the ledge on 1st redpoint, so so physched! The best route ive ever climbed in my life! Back tomorrow!
BenNorman - Lead dog - 28/Jun/10

2nd time back there - got it on 3rd go today!
Wendy - Lead RP - 19/Jun/10 with Mike Coles

dale1968 - 2nd - 18/Jun/10 with Tom

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jun/10

Awesome! Best 7b+ in Cheddar and one of the harder ones. EDIT: Did it again first go. Not that hard actually.
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 01/Jun/10 with Anais

Hidden - Lead dnf - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/May/10

Awesome.
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead β - 24/Apr/10 with max

With Wendy
colesy - Lead RP - 22/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 2010

Hidden - Lead dog - 2010

Hidden - Lead RP - 2010

Garrouli - Lead RP - 2010

tom harrison - 2010

gejones - Lead RP - 18/Oct/09 with DafSWMC

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Oct/09

Jake Shaw - TR rpt - 30/Aug/09 with Iain

steve_yo - Lead RP - Aug/09 with Rick hard Rock

Billg - Lead RP - 18/Jul/09 with James Kauntze

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jul/09

ashwah - Lead O/S - 12/May/09

billb - Lead - May/09 with Jake S

First red point project.
James Marshall - Lead RP - 09/Apr/09 with Tom Ball

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Mar/09

Marti999 - Lead RP - 01/Mar/09

_m.cox_ - Lead β - Jul/08 with Tom Harrison

Quality route, but very soft for 7b+
Jake Shaw - Lead RP - 22/Jun/08 with Martin

gazhbo - Lead RP - 2008

Kev Little - Lead RP - 2008

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Jun/07

2nd attempt.
Paz - Lead RP - 25/May/07 with AS

Paz - Lead dog - 23/May/07 with FM

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 08/May/07 with Peter Shepherd

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 02/May/07 with paul

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 01/May/07 with Guy Percival

The best here?
Paz - Lead dog - 03/Oct/06 with AS, FM

flash
lx - Lead β - 22/Sep/06 with rob

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/06

Hidden - Lead dog - May/06

marric - Lead O/S - 2006 with Andy Sharp

direct finish in June 2006
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 02/Aug/05 with Jason Parker

John Southworth - Lead RP - Jul/05

Hidden - Lead RP - May/05

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Mar/05

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