Doors of Perception** E1 5b
[Edmond Venables on Doors of Perception., 4 kb]

Rockfax Description
The full-height corner in the centre of the slab provides a superb and very sustained climb that requires good bridging technique. Start at the base of the left-hand of two corners that lead up to the base of the main line.
44m. Climb the left-hand corner easily to the overhang at the base of the corner and pull up into it. Sustained and technical moves gain an easing at mid-height. The upper section of the corner provides more great climbing. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Victim Of Mathematics' Ticklist of Extreme Justice, Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs, Alex's Cornwall and Devon ticklist.

Photo: Edmond Venables on Doors of Perception. © Malbogies
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This climb is in 100 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Hidden - TR rpt - 21/May/15

Hidden - TR rpt - 15/May/15

Mark Kemball - Lead - 27/Sep/14 with Gareth Palmer, Solly Kemball Dorey

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14

tash - 2nd - 27/Sep/14 with ali k

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/14

petecallaghan - Lead dnf - 06/Sep/14 with Josey Field

ian d f - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Pete H

RKirke - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Alex T, Edward Hastrop

Stroppy - 2nd - 23/Aug/14 with Roger Kirke

Hidden - TR rpt - 13/Aug/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 08/Aug/14

Great lead by Mark.
andrea83 - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Mark, Hamish

rd20 - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/13 with David P

The scariest 'E1' I've ever done. Really run out thin sustained climbing. Terrapin (E3) felt easier than this.
dprctr - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Robert Dufton

Had a bit of an epic.... Huge, unexpected rain shower soaked the rock and then waves washed a couple of us into the sea on the retreat back. Its hard swimming with a trad rack...
Matt Smith - Lead dnf - 09/Mar/13 with Dave Moir, John Tanner

Nick Biven - 2013

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/12

Dizz - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/12 with Hugh T

Mr Powly - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Ian B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12

tricky climbing at the bottom. Gear fidly and not great. Upper section not so interesting and full of lichen.
Joris.Roulleau - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Richard Lizzimore

jon_gill1 - 2nd - 11/Aug/12 with john ripley

rfdl100 - 2nd RP - 11/Aug/12 with Joris

chappers909 - 2nd β - Aug/12 with Jay Jackson

ripper - Lead - Aug/12 with jon gill

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12 with tim exley

did some gardening on-route
tim exley - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Tom Secombe

timdi - Lead - Jun/12

One tricky bit over the big overlap.
alan moore - 2012

Mixed feelings about this climb, not a classic or a 2 star route but a good climb.
Frostie - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Nick Andrews

AJH - 2nd O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Crispin

sparbus - Lead - 13/Oct/11 with mike b

burto - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with hertha

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd rpt - 25/Sep/11 with Charles Mason, Chris Parson

Seconded Rich up this fine route. Great moves throughout but a bit green at the top. Thanks mate!
nickmattia - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Rich

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11

I've led much easier E2's! Found the bottom slab sketchy and the top corner section desperate in parts
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11

Fran S8 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/11

again a lot of fun. Good gear, not too difficult. Well worth doing.
crispyboy - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11 with phil j, denzel

Hidden - 2nd dog - 23/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/10

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Chris Poole, Alek Kumar

alek - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Chris Poole, Laurence Everitt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10

Awesome! Sections of stemming, laybacking and, for a few moves, slab climbing outside of the corner. Well deserving of three stars despite the botanical finishing corner. Felt very pushy, almost had me off at least once but managed to hold in there.
lrandall - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Max Adamson

Nice sustained, technical corner though needs a bit of cleaning in the top off, a bit too vegetated to be a classic....
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/10

sgl - Lead - 08/Aug/10 with chad

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/10

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Becca

BeccaSnowden - 2nd - 14/Mar/09 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/08

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/08 with douglas

Hidden - 22/Sep/07

brian watson - Sep/07 with scott titt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Aug/07

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/07 with Mark Glaister

Richard White - 03/Aug/07 with Toby

Rob Kennard - 2007

DDDD - 2007

climber sim - 2007

feilx - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/06 with Tom H

Dave Kerr - Lead - 09/Aug/06 with Jill Kerr

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/04

Smelly Fox - 2nd - Aug/04 with Gus Hudgins

1 minor slip on to gear
cem - Lead dog - 29/Jun/03 with Graham Dolman

plain kitten - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/99

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 17/Feb/98 with Rob Galley

Mickdenali - Lead O/S - 1998

colin milton - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/95 with eric milton

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - Aug/93 with Karen Ghiselli

Jon Didymus - TR - 14/Jun/92 with BUMC

kp64zl - Lead - Feb/92 with Giles

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - 1992 with Mark Lee

Hidden - Lead - 1992

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1991

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/90

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/90

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/Jul/90

andy gittins - Lead - 1990

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1988 with Emily

mikej - 2nd - 20/Sep/85 with Mike Byles

tapley - Lead - 12/Sep/84 with Dave Kent, Chris Seymour

Simon cook - Jun/82

Hammy - Lead - 19/Aug/81 with Rob Lawson

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1981 with Various

mark-abz - 2nd - 07/Dec/80 with Brian W

Direct version
Mike C - 2nd - 25/Jun/78 with Kevin Howett

turnerk - 1976

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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