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The Darkness Beckons** 7a+

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Bolt line left of 'Pirates of Lamb Leer'. Technical start leads to a shake out, then steep climbing up rightwards to jugs and heave into a groove.
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 31 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Jun/14

1st RP. Very tricky to read for the onsight. Quality moves higher up.
Dan Savory - Lead RP - 17/May/14 with Alex, Dan Webber

Lucas H - Lead RP - 11/May/14

Cool route
derico - Lead RP - 09/Apr/14 with Sadact

2nd RP. Awesome warm conditions to start to the midweek season with Patty! Benchmark Cheddar 7a+.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 01/Apr/14 with Dave Pattinson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Jun/13

pretty thin in places but good
brices - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Tomar

James Marshall - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/13 with wendy

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/11 with Ed Heslam

Hidden - TR - 09/Oct/11

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/11

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 08/May/11 with John Williams, Pete Lewis

1st RP try after a bolt to bolt. Tech start and pumpy finish, just great! It's good to be back in Cheddar.. the sidepulls, the imaginary footholds...
Tomar - Lead RP - 27/Mar/11 with Phil the climbing goat

Dan Jenkin - Lead - 15/May/10 with Gordon Jenkin

Garrouli - Lead O/S - 2010

tom harrison - 2010

Rick hard Rock - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09

westyb3 - Lead O/S - Sep/09

slumped on the clip under the final roof.
Tim M - Lead dog - 24/Jun/09 with Steve W

eddieclimb - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/08 with Jason Parker

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Jun/08 with Tom Harrison

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 27/May/08 with Alex Jakubowski

Awesome, 1st RP. Apologies for damaginging a crucial crimp a bit, shouldn't change the grade.
Paz - Lead RP - 26/Jan/08 with MT

Hidden - 2007

Several tries over 2 years.
Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 04/Nov/06 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - Lead β - 04/Nov/06 with paul

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 13/Oct/06 with Guy Percival

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 2005 with Peter Shepherd

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, explodingsprouts, cha1n

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Style of ascent

Lead28 of 31 (90.3%)
Toproped1 of 31 (3.2%)
Unknown2 of 31 (6.5%)

'Climbed'4 of 31 (12.9%)
clean O/S14 of 31 (45.2%)
clean β1 of 31 (3.2%)
clean RP8 of 31 (25.8%)
dogged4 of 31 (12.9%)