Consolation** E1 5b
[Consolation Prize., 3 kb]Climb the corner groove in the front face of the prow, to a capping scoop. Pull through carefully, to a tree. Climb the corner directly behind this to a roof and pull through on hidden holds. Reach the large sit down ledge. For the second pitch start at the left end of the ledge and traverse immediately to the right to enter with difficulty a groove. Delicate climbing leads to a huge hanging flake, from which one can climb to a ledge on the right and then to the top, or at E2 directly up the hanging groove.
R.S. Dearman and R. Toogood. 02/Aug/1966

Ticklists: Littlejohn South West Climbs, Cheddar Intermediate.

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This climb is in 35 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Lead P2 - cracking route and good Cheddar Trad and definitely worth seeking out. E2 variation is solid at the grade IMO.
kenneM - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Felix

felixizzy - AltLd rpt - 05/Sep/15 with Mike

E2 version. What an amazing route, don't know why it's not got 3*. A few strenuous moves at the top to the most epic positioned rest.
felixizzy - Lead β - 26/Apr/15 with Mike

Absolutely mint! It was supposed to be our Coronation Street day, but there were two parties ahead of us when we arrived. Met Deepstar, who suggested this instead. The pedestal on the second pitch moved when I pulled on a jam behind it -- nearly shat myself. Was terrified of pulling tonnes of rubble onto Ben's head, so sort of bridged around it instead. Trouser-browning exposure on the E2 finish -- feels a little bit contrived, but well worth doing.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Ben Darby

Epic consolation prize. Would lead in future if pegs were replaced!
Cheese Monkey - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Alex W

wilkinscl - 2nd dog - 2014

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12

Ken Taylor - 2010

climbed in one big pitch, rope drag was horrendous through the last crux
simon kimber - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/09 with Henry Castle, Alex Burns

Awesome! Really, really good.
Chubbard - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/08 with J Robinson

Too late in the day so backed off
Urgles - Lead dnf - 30/Jun/08 with Pete (kafoozalem)

Did the E2 finish, dog fashion in the dark!
Shaw Brown - AltLd - 23/Feb/08 with Loz

Pegs on belay really manky
JimR - 2008 with Charles H

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/06

beardy mike - Lead O/S - 2006 with Bill Naylor

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Stone Muppet - 2001

KRB - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/99 with Ken Padgett

craig h - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/98 with James Shalcross

lead pitch 2. lovely exposure and not that hard once you commit
colin milton - AltLd - 21/Sep/96 with eric milton

Johnny Rowland - 2nd - 18/Jun/95

NeilGriffiths - Lead - 22/May/94 with jon didymus

Jon Didymus - 2nd O/S - 22/May/94 with Rongor

Hidden - Lead - 1994

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/90

bullybones - Oct/86

prep for second son's birth
leland stamper - 2nd dnf - 09/Mar/86

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Oct/85

Hidden - 1985

charlesmfrench - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/84 with Andy Tallent

Mike Owen - 08/Apr/82 with Phil Ralph

Brian Wilderspin - AltLd - 27/Mar/82 with Steve Clegg

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Nov/80

Chris Terrey - 2nd - Mar/80 with Mike Morrison

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
smartydh9, Paul Baller, Alan100, Ropeboy, Roget, lewiz, francois, Urgles, Warren Earle

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