Full Metal Cymbal 6b+
14m. An instant success and rapidly becoming popular. Lots of surprisingly good holds in the oppressive looking roof permit a relaxed approach. Start 4 metres right of the base of the ramp.
Step up into the short leaning corner from the left (bolt), move up and get your hands on the projecting ledge up above, bolt. Some pleasing moves directly up the mini-arete reaches the third bolt runner and brings you face to face with the main proposition. Span up leftwards to clip a hanging sling (placed for short-arses) and grasp a welcome jug. With protection from a second fixed sling on an adjacent bolt, pull through the bulge (crux) and finish more easily past a final bolt runner to a new double ring abseil station.

Re-cleaned, part of the roof demolished and re-equipped in 2012. Originally E3 6b the line gained the ramp using the obvious undercut pocket, pulled through the roof direct and summited carefully up the top wall. The new, more direct ‘arête’ start added by Gordon A Jenkin on 24th February 2013.
G A Jenkin, T Penning, M Hopkins, R Goillon, A Tallant 29/Jun/1991
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Cheese Monkey - TR rpt - 24/Apr/15 with Eric

Gibbo - Lead - 22/Apr/15 with Tom Gibbison

hutchay - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/15 with Dave Clover

1st RP didnt even get past the the sling first attempt but worked it out 2nd time round
sideshow84 - Lead RP - 16/Apr/15

Devastatingly bad this time - barely dogged to long new sling, where I quit. Still feeling very flu-ey.
Phil Murray - Lead dnf - 06/Apr/15 with Liz

Stiff moves once over the roof, great climb
JoeE - TR β - 08/Mar/15 with Ric Elliott

RichyBOYY - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/15 with Joe

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/14 with paul

Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 10/Oct/14 with Guy Percival

Cheese Monkey - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/14 with Steve UK

just one more - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/14 with Cheese Monkey

felixizzy - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Bernard

Retro onsight, I've done it before. It's great fun.
J1_TOV - Lead β - 07/Aug/14

R2B - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Paul

pheotleyr - Lead RP - 23/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14

DaveX - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Afrosam

pscholl - Lead RP - 11/Jul/14 with TomJ

TomJ - Lead RP - 11/Jul/14 with Pete

TomJ - Lead dog - 29/Jun/14 with derico

Too knackered to pull through the crux on the jugs. Next time!
pscholl - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/14

wicked fun. Just about pulled through the groove..JUST!
Stanners - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Jack Bradbrook

I literally cannot see how this ever got English 6b when it had a trad grade, low end 6a tops but probably 5c. It does bring happiness to a climber when you find those nice jugs when pulling through the roof.
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Rob Stanfield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/14

Greg Pittam - Lead O/S - Jun/14 with Clare Muir

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Ollie Stevens

chrisscutt - Lead O/S - 19/May/14 with ant

LucasHarazin - Lead β - 15/May/14

Overhang was hard, especially as tom pulled off the decent hold when he lead it
catty_9 - 2nd - 11/May/14 with Tom Svejstrup

zcsharp - Lead dog - 09/May/14 with Joe Innes

Joe Innes - Lead - 09/May/14 with Jamie Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14

climbed at the end of the day. should lead next time, very nice climb.
mkonca - TR dog - Apr/14

tommy.henriksson78 - Lead O/S - Apr/14 with Mustafa Konca

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/14

mallardhealhook - Lead dog - 22/Mar/14 with Evhall

Bit of a one-move-wonder, as you'd expect from the ground. Right-hand pocket on the roof bit a small hole in my finger :(
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/14 with Helen

afrosam - Lead RP - 09/Mar/14

Raining for most of the morning, but most of the routes on the left stayed dry.
Alex Winter - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/13 with Jonathan

Justin T - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13 with Nancy

Spacetourist - Lead - 02/Aug/13 with no_need_for_lube_yan

Chubbard - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Derek

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/13

Alright route! Good (no hands) rests before and after the overhang, and huge jugs on the overhang, make it too easy for 6c. Probably is 6b+.
JKinsella - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/13

Another dog and quit. No confidence above the big blue screwgate. Wimp.
Phil Murray - Lead dnf - 25/Jun/13 with Ian Law

Good climb ~6b+
Tim M - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Steve W

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/13

Bosh! Move fast and pull hard!
Cheese Monkey - Lead RP - 09/Jun/13 with Helen

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/13

Too thuggy. Need to train in gym!
Phil Murray - Lead dnf - 05/Jun/13 with Steve Wright

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Jun/13

french 6b / 6b+ probably, no really hard moves - i'm just weak on overhangs. really nice though, have to come back.
pheotleyr - Lead dog - 30/May/13 with Ben

No hard moves just need to crank harder
Cheese Monkey - Lead dog - 30/May/13 with Peter

Some nice burly moved through the bulge.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 22/May/13 with George

Bolted: hard 6b+ or 6c. Just because of the overhang... unless there is a less thugy way to do it. RE comments bellow, in the 2004 CC guide it's an E3 6a. Thought it was ok, preferred brutal dub to the right, seems more interesting.
Tom Brierley Gore - Lead O/S - 13/May/13 with Shijing Hu

thomb - Lead - 12/May/13

was raining so top half was wet. definitely no 6b moves in there, maybe hard 5c easy 6a. Probably f6c in its bolted state and well worth climbing.
James S - Lead dog - 12/May/13 with tom, caleb

Great fun
BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Tom

Hard to imagine why it ever got tech 6b - 6b french seems closer. Very good climb though, surprisingly juggy!
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Becca

Climbed the newly bolted line to the left of Brutal Dub which must be this but not english 6b more french 6b+.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/13 with Nick Smith

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 2003

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