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The Flakes*** E2 5c

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2 pitches. A good line following the obvious flaky feature. 1) 5c, 20m. Make a hard start up the Windhover arete (good wires) to a peg. Then trend leftwards under the roofs and finish with a tricky traverse to a neat hanging stance. 2) 4c, 10m. Step round left into the easy corner to finish. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Peak Rock/10/White Life.

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This climb is in 49 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

P1. 3rd time doing that rubbish start and climb it different everytime. The Flakes crux feels quite urgent, someone needs to take those pegs out, what is the point. . .
GuyVG - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/14 with Tom Ripley

Hidden - 2014

Lead P2. Nice first pitch. Loose but very exposed second pitch. Not made any easier by James forgetting the big wires...
James Oswald - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/13 with James Rees

Stig - Lead β - 25/Sep/13 with james oswald

J.Wells - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/13 with Ima Nahumury

mwatson - Lead β - 22/May/13

Hidden - 2013

Seymore Butt - 2013

tom.e - 2nd O/S - 27/May/12 with Luke Porter

simonp - Lead O/S - May/12 with Sam Ring

Hidden - 2012

Hannes B - AltLd O/S - 07/Oct/11 with Mike

Lead the second pitch. Nice route.
willackers - AltLd - 07/Aug/11 with Rob Napier

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 13/Jun/11

robw007 - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/10

Lead first pitch, thankfully Mike fluffed the start so I got it the lead! V nice route, much easier than it looks.
thomasadixon - AltLd O/S - 07/May/10 with Mike

TonyF - 2010

sadams - Lead - 05/Aug/09 with Eric Hildrew

Al Evans - 2008

robin heath - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/04 with Carl Riley

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/02

WB - Lead O/S - 2001 with Emyr

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2000

keefe - AltLd - 14/Jul/90 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - AltLd - 14/Jul/90 with keefe

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - Feb/90 with Will (S. Williamson)

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Nov/89

Backinthegame - 2nd - Jan/89

Bulls Crack - 2nd - 1989 with RW

Hidden - Lead - 23/Aug/88

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/88 with Gareth James, Neil Binns

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/87

Hidden - 1986

Gezzer - 1983

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/82 with Alan Bennett

David Smith - Lead - 26/Aug/82

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jan/82

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/81

Ian Jones - 1981 with Rich Lewis, Dave Greenald, Paul Mitchell, Derek Hersey

Ghastly Rubberfeet - 2nd - 1981 with Derek Hersey

ewar woowar - 1981

Mark Kemball - Lead - 25/Jun/80 with Wawa

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

EagerAndy - Lead - 1978

mikej - AltLd - 17/May/76 with Mike Byles

Derek Ryden - 2nd O/S - 1976 with Martin Smith

mikej - Lead dnf - 21/May/74 with E

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 09/Oct/71 with Andy Wild

greenbuoy - AltLd - 26/May/71 with Bob Lister

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Voting
Total votes cast 23
hard E30 of 8
E30 of 8
easy E30 of 8
hard E20 of 8
E27 of 8
easy E21 of 8
hard E10 of 8
E10 of 8
easy E10 of 8
hard 6a0 of 8
6a0 of 8
easy 6a2 of 8
hard 5c3 of 8
5c3 of 8
easy 5c0 of 8
hard 5b0 of 8
5b0 of 8
easy 5b0 of 8
3 Stars2 of 7
2 Stars4 of 7
1 Star1 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Lead19 of 49 (38.8%)
Followed8 of 49 (16.3%)
Alt Leads12 of 49 (24.5%)
Unknown10 of 49 (20.4%)

'Climbed'30 of 49 (61.2%)
clean O/S15 of 49 (30.6%)
clean β2 of 49 (4.1%)
clean rpt1 of 49 (2.0%)
dnf1 of 49 (2.0%)