The Camel** E4 6a
Strenuous climbing up the groove left of Syringe with some jamming and squirming - fortunately well-protected

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Ultimate E4 ticklist.

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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Pretty tricky, I'm not sure this warrants E5, but I can't imagine many people finding it easier than Positron! These sort of routes should be sandbags anyway. Fantastic climbing.
malx - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/15

hand jams to arm bars, great fun.
dan gibson - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with alice thompson

Struggled once again due to inability to hand jam!
Alice Thompson - 2nd dog - 25/May/13 with Dan Gibson

Good effort Dave. Total beast. All sloping pinches, baggy jams and smeary footholds and very steep. Not even Sultan Abu Ibn Aziz's famed camel jockeys could tame this one.
frank ramsay - 2nd dog - 02/Jul/11 with Dave Turnbull

Same grade as the E5's on Main Cliff.
Dave Turnbull, BMC - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Frank Ramsey

Somewhat uncompromising, an inability to jam may inconvenience upward progress
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - 2011 with Sam Underhill

Crackin lead by Al in the rain - Fell off a few times seconding the first pitch and trying to get the gear out, f**king savage, what a brutal route!!! Led the second pitch.
smallerrich - AltLd - 05/Sep/10 with Alex Mason

Led P1 and P3. First pitch is brutal, it was really greasy because it started raining and i quickly ran out of chalk. 3 hard sections requiring awkward full body movements. Nearly came out the top groove overstetching to a poor pinch. E5 for effort (maybe it wouldnt feel so bad if it were crispy dry.) Thrutchy F7a.
Alex Mason - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Rich Cannell

Total beasting. Mammoth difficulty through the crux bulge.. constant hard moves with no respite for far longer than comfortable. Even resorted to prussiks. Led the next pitch nearly had me off when it steepened. Should have taken a longer rest. Will be feeling the effect of that first-pitch full body workout for a week! A properly hard pitch.
jacobjlloyd - AltLd dog - 21/Aug/10 with Felix

feilx - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Jake

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Joe Bawden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09

Feisty climbing over the roof and across the groove above. Fortunately well-protected.
switch - Lead O/S - 17/May/08

haydng - 2nd dog - 17/May/08 with Si

Al Evans - 2008

Ian McNeill - 2006

Hard & thrutchy. Hugh led main pitch.
Rich Kirby - AltLd O/S - Aug/02 with Hugh

Brilliant route. Quite a fight through the main pitch.
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - May/02 with Dad

A very butch first pitch. I was going well till a cam inverted in the overhanging crack and I had to rest on more gear to get it out. Well pumped by then so struggled with the rest of the pitch. Very hard for E4.
Dave Musgrove - 2nd - May/02 with David

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/01

GeoffG - 2nd - 05/Jun/99 with greg cottrell

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - Jun/92 with Andy McKay

keefe - 1989

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/81

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Apr/77

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Tom Livingstone, Mike Goldthorp, datoon

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