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Syringe** E4 6a

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Soft touch at grade. Originally called Crewcut when climbed by Doug Scott and Ray Gillies of Nottingham Climbers Club. This was a route eyed up by Pete Crew but he was beaten to it by Doug and Ray. Les Farrah and I were on the aproach to the climb when Crew and his rope buddy appeared and saw Doug and Ray already well up the route. "F***ing Scott" he shouted". In answer to Dougs name of the route when the official guide came out (edited by Crew) the route was renamed to expunge the slight to himself.

Ticklists: Gogarth Extreme Gems, North Wales Rock Graded List.

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This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Joughton - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13

People who think this is E3 obviously have no idea what an E3 is. E4 6a and no soft touch. Was a tad sweaty for us but even then
Dangerous Dave - AltLd O/S - 19/May/13 with Russ Birkett

Russell Birkett - AltLd O/S - 19/May/13 with Dave Cowan

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 24/Oct/12

Pete Graham - AltLd - 23/Apr/12 with Howard Lawledge

Led pitch 1. Bob had to dyno and reckoned it was E5 6b and I won't argue. Very hot and sweaty and a lack of handholds on the crux. Great footwork by me if I say so myself. Pitch 2 brutal finger jamming. A great Gogarth classic and very pleased with it.
Ian Jones - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Robert Durran (aka 'Big Bob')

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/11

Seonded first pitch - much harder than it looked! Fell twice at the crux of the second pitch, lowered down and let Felix lead it. He found a much better way, which didn't feel so bad. Classic : ) Only E3, hardest moves were hard 5c/ soft 6a at a push.
jacobjlloyd - 2nd RP - 21/Aug/10 with Felix

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

Toby Dunn - AltLd - 07/Aug/10 with Sophie Whyte

soph - AltLd O/S - Aug/10 with Toby Dunn

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd dog - 02/Aug/09

dodfoster - AltLd O/S - 24/May/09 with george ullrich

nige - AltLd - 26/Apr/09 with mark hounslea

the juicy dangler - 2nd dog - 12/Apr/09 with rob greenwood

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Sgt. Vest - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/08 with sophie wilmes

Matt Vigg - 2008

mux - AltLd O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06

Outstanding...should be 3 stars.
Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with Ash

Ian McNeill - 2006

Bern - 2006

Ian McNeill - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/04

Hidden - AltLd - 31/May/03

Good route. It is E3.
NeilGriffiths - AltLd - 21/Sep/02 with Albert

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2002

TimJM - AltLd O/S - May/01 with Dave Laws

Hidden - AltLd dog - 2001

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/99

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/98

Epic. Led both pitches and drained after it. Great route with lots of different stuff. Must do The Camel now!
William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1998 with Dave Mutch

2 pts aid on 2nd pitch
michael burrows - AltLd dog - 06/Jul/97 with mark ryan

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/96

Roget - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/92 with jon

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/91 with shaun

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - Apr/91

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jun/89

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 1989 with Nick Keekus

got pitch 1, steep but gear good
David Smith - AltLd - May/87 with charlie french

Mark Kemball - AltLd - 12/Mar/83 with Johnny Dawes

Mike Owen - 20/May/79 with Colin Jones

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Voting
Total votes cast 35
hard E50 of 13
E50 of 13
easy E50 of 13
hard E41 of 13
E45 of 13
easy E42 of 13
hard E35 of 13
E30 of 13
easy E30 of 13
hard 6b0 of 12
6b0 of 12
easy 6b1 of 12
hard 6a3 of 12
6a4 of 12
easy 6a1 of 12
hard 5c3 of 12
5c0 of 12
easy 5c0 of 12
3 Stars3 of 10
2 Stars7 of 10
1 Star0 of 10
0 Stars0 of 10
Bag of .....0 of 10
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Style of ascent

Lead13 of 48 (27.1%)
Followed3 of 48 (6.2%)
Alt Leads25 of 48 (52.1%)
Unknown7 of 48 (14.6%)

'Climbed'19 of 48 (39.6%)
clean O/S20 of 48 (41.7%)
clean rpt3 of 48 (6.2%)
clean RP1 of 48 (2.1%)
dogged4 of 48 (8.3%)
dnf1 of 48 (2.1%)