Eastern Hammer*** E3 6a
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Ticklists: Extreme Rock, Classic safe Lake District E2/E3, Fast & Free: Pete Livesay's Top 30 British Classics.

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Great route, sustained but with some rests and the holds are generally pretty good. Had to figure it out in places as some of the holds aren't obvious but not sure there's any 6a on this, lots of 5c though. Generally good gear but sometimes had to go for it above the gear and the cluster below the last hard sequence through the top bulge wasn't very inspiring but probably ok.
Misha - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/15 with Rachel

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/15 with Misha

long held ambition to climb this, felt tired found it pumpy
benka - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/14 with steve h

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/14

jamesturnbull - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/14 with bart shaw

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

led on andys gear. no really hard moves, but sustained.
WB - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Pagan

PaulTanton - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Bruce Woodley

mike mo - 2014

gforce - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with danimal

Great pitch, climbed in gorgeous sunshine in the July 'heatwave' on a suitably busy Gimmer. Fantastic technical climbing.
mike reed - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/May/13

andybirtwistle - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Jun/12

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 05/May/12 with Jake

Led on Jonny's gear past the crux, after he lowered off. Not as safe as I would have liked - we both must have missed a placement! Was glad of Jonny's gear, much less pumpy as a clip-up, and I knew the gear was good. Didn't finish up the HVS, carried on straight up after the bulge. Seemed like a better line that way - independent, straighter, more interesting moves, good quality rock..
jacobjlloyd - Lead β - 05/May/12 with Jonny, Dan Barbour

Fairly sketchy attempt. Pushed through most of the pumpy crux section by the skin of my teeth, missed some gear (I think) and ended up fairly runout and very boxed. A scary few minutes trying to shakeout in a tenuous rest came to end when I thankfully found a good RP placement to lower off from. Definitely learned some lessons about pushing my grade!
funsized - Lead dnf - 05/May/12 with Jake Lloyd

Exodus - Lead dog - 13/Jul/11 with Sophie

khawk - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with DT

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with dad

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - 2011

Hidden - 2011

GeoffG - 2011

Dave Parton - 2011

simon kimber - Lead dnf - 16/Oct/10 with James Matthews

Got a bit pumped but held it together.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Jack Symmons

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/10

JulesV - Lead O/S - 2010

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

Hidden - Sep/09

Adam Booth - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/09 with Ed Booth

Well pumpy
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

did not finish as i'm wank, down-climbed to save the onsight.
Franco Cookson OLD - Lead dnf - 23/Aug/08 with Luke Hunt

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/May/07

simon kimber - Lead dnf - 2007

And Johnboy. More a pump than anything else, potentially hard E3 for this reason, but well protected crux sections. 3 stars?
datoon - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with RT

jim robertson - 2006

sadams - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/00 with Eric Hildrew

hardest e3 ever
Tim M - 2000

Hidden - 1999

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/97

shark - 2nd - 09/Jul/97 with Simon Marsh

phardman - AltLd - 01/Sep/96 with Jon Bibby

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/96

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - May/95

Glenn Sutcliffe - 1995 with keefe

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/91 with KM

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/90

uphillnow - 2nd - Jun/90 with john stanger

Hidden - Lead - 1990

Hidden - 1990

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jul/89

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/89

1 fall, (took wrong line).
Dave Musgrove - Lead dog - 23/Jul/87 with Rupert Wyard

DDDD - AltLd O/S - 1987

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1987 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 14/Sep/86 with Rab Young

rob.grafton - 2nd - 1986 with Wal

keefe - 06/Jul/85

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 1985 with Nick Keekus

Done for photos in Extreme Rock
Bob - Lead O/S - 12/May/84 with J. White

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/84

tmawer - 2nd O/S - 1984 with Ian Ridington

Ivan Machin - 13/Aug/82 with Jon Mellor

Mark Kemball - Lead - 29/May/82 with Chris Calow

Mike Owen - 18/Apr/81 with Ian McMullan

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/77

steve L - Lead - 09/Aug/76 with sharpie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1976

Hidden - 1973

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