Wide is Love*** 6a
[wide is love exposure, 2 kb]25m. Gorge ambience without too much of the commitment - lashings of exposure and sadly plenty of polish too. © ROCKFAX

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 92 logbooks, and on 34 wishlists.

Simon Alden - 01/Oct/14 with Kyle Bonnici

James Oakes - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/14 with Gareth Hooson

Fragmod - Lead - 04/Sep/14

Such an unbelievably awesome setting, with great climbing too.
dom94 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/14 with Leo Hawthorne

Callum_Johnson - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/14 with Uisdean

Uisdean hawthorn - 2nd - 02/Aug/14 with Callum_Johnson

kelliroberts3 - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Peter Rigby

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 23/May/14 with Nick Conway

In the wind and rain!
Graham Baxter - Lead O/S - 19/May/14 with Alan Carne

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/14

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Adam Russel

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/14 with Clare

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/13 with Rachel Slater

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/13 with Tom Livingstone

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/13

First route we did in the gorge... WOW!! Heart was beating out of my chest!
james.slater - Lead O/S - Oct/13 with James Taylor

My first route in the gorge - brilliant
ambrooker - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/13 with Tom

Doesn't matter how many times I do this climb its still one of the best routes at the grade anywhere
chiverstom - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/13 with Alice

oliver.ghill91 - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with olly12344

oliver.ghill91 - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Patrick Hill

tgeh - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/13 with imogene, dan geh

Wow! Climbing wasn't great but the position is simply amazing, very exposed! finished just before the storm came in.
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/13 with ifletcher, Thomas Geh

David Kay - 2nd - 27/Jun/13 with Moritz Lesserman

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Jun/13

David Kay - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Moritz Lesserman

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/13

John Carney - Mar/13

highrepute - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Oct/12

sonnenstern - AltLd O/S - Jun/12 with Ruth

Amazing exposure some 200m above the river, wall looks blank but there are great features just where you need them. Lots of fun, not physical.
Robin Brooke - TR - May/12 with Paula Ryan

Pryan - TR - May/12 with Robin Brooke

Unbelievable exposure. Turned into a nervous wreck on the belay waiting for Vince to get to the top.
Laurence Cowton - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Vince

mic_b - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11 with Heidi

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Sam Keyne

centurion05 - Jul/11

David Smith - 26/Jun/11

sooo exposed, very exciting
martinazando - 2nd O/S - 31/May/11 with Al Benson

al99 - Lead - 31/May/11 with Martina Zandonella

Excellent route, good climbing as not that scary one you get going and you get used to the air beneath your feet!
Danjones - 2nd O/S - 15/May/11 with Martin dyer

metal arms - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11

Katya - TR - 01/Apr/11 with Chris Coleman

Hidden - Apr/11

nadeem - Lead - Apr/11 with DLE

An absolute must should you find yourself in the Verdon - what a schweet abseil, talk about exposure - absolutely brilliant with an aweful lot of..... space around you.
Saurus - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Barfani Chita

bloody brilliant.
luke2442 - TR O/S - 27/Oct/10

swild - 2nd - Oct/10

Hawkscry - Lead O/S - Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

Greg M - Lead - 06/Jun/10 with Nico Michel

Unbeliveably big holds!
slacky - 2nd O/S - 13/May/10 with Ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09

climbingpixie - 2nd - 13/Sep/09 with Andy Hobson

Hidden - Lead β - 13/Sep/09

Quality
Jake Shaw - Sep/09 with Dan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - Aug/09

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/08 with Dave Turner

Paddy_The_Fascist - 2nd O/S - 2008 with Alex Gaastra and Andy Morris

tomB - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/07 with John walton

WOW! Just sitting in the hanging belay is scary enough! Had to pull myself together after clipping each bolt. A must do route in the Verdon.
g1m147 - AltLd - Apr/07 with Steve

Rob Kennard - 2007

Ben1983 - Lead β - 31/Aug/06

K1 - Lead - May/06 with Kevin Davey

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/03

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2001 with gaz

whispering nic - 2nd - Sep/00 with The Wife

keith leonard - 1999

Hidden - Oct/98

dan gibson - AltLd O/S - Sep/97

Mike Owen - 23/Aug/97 with Elaine Owen

Ric not climbing (too hung over) climbed with a chap I meet on campsite Steve
Yourlead - 2nd - 09/Aug/97 with Steve

Yourlead - 2nd - 21/Jun/92 with Graham Penny

Mick King - 2nd - 11/May/92 with Pete Hankinson

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/92

Duncan I - Jun/91 with Mike Long

ChrisJD - Lead - Apr/90 with Alex

Nick Rundall - AltLd - 1990

Hidden - 1990

Scary, magically fantastically easy over massive exposure.
GordonHart - Lead O/S - Aug/87

jasper11 - Lead - 1985

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