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Bushmen Don't Surf** 6b

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25m. An engaging sustained climb, with an airy finish up the highest part of the wall. Good value. Climb the right side of the shallow scoop, and wall above, past three bolt runners to a small ledge. Move up easily to the larger ledge above (bolt) then continue up the tricky slim ramp (bolt) to a bolt at the base of the prominent orange scar. Climb a short crack past a peg and a bolt until level with the right end of a narrow overhang. Clip a bolt just above then climb across and up left to better holds and a final bolt runner. Finish directly up to a new double ring abseil station at the end of the good rock. Originally E2 5c (with three bolts). The line was retro-bolted in 2012.
G A Jenkin, A Tallant, direct start 12/6/1991 (indirect with M Ward, P Jarvis, 12/6/1991) 12/Jun/1991
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This climb is in 88 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

hutchay - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/14

pheotleyr - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/14

good route
steve phillips - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Al Randall

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

Beginning really polished, nice route after that.
BoHeMlo - TR dog - 10/Jul/14

afrosam - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14 with DaveX

Dogged at first bolt. First outdoor climbing for a while, need some practise.
abtibbs - Lead dog - 03/Jul/14

sideshow84 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14

zcsharp - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14 with Alex Tibbs

AndThenIWasFlying - Lead dog - 03/Jul/14

will7 - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/14 with luke (limpet)

DorsetGareth - Lead β - 27/Jun/14 with Andy Wiseman

I like this route.
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/14 with Chaz Mc'Dee

great route. Intended to finish off on the right hand variation but basically seemed more easy to finish up straight! probably all the chalk showing the holds!
Stanners - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Jack Bradbrook

It's a quarry route, but it's a very good quarry route.
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Tom Jordan

TomJ - Lead - 18/Jun/14 with Jon_Warner

Crux is the start with some kind of sloping holds after which though you can kind of just chill and go into casual climbing mode.
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Rob Stanfield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/14

Had a few goes at the bottom to work out the sequence, then did the whole thing clean. Bottom section is the 6B bit really, rest is fairly easy.
George Frisby - Lead RP - 09/Jun/14

Run out at top - bit psychlogical for a sport route
clams - Lead - Jun/14 with Catherine

CatMc - 2nd dog - Jun/14 with clams

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

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

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/May/14

Top roped to half height, on pre-placed gear, then led to overlap. Pulled above this, slightly to the right, and a jug just came away! I've done this route many times, and this hold was chalked. Off I wanged, onto bolt/peg. Then carried on after a quick check. Hmmm! Bizarre - surely this is a trade route now?
Phil Murray - AltLd dog - 14/May/14 with Steve Richardson, Shaunagh Harvey-Kelly

A good varied route,prob only 6a+
just one more - 19/Apr/14 with lucas, Max B

Lucas H - Lead β - 19/Apr/14

Gibbo - Lead - 15/Apr/14 with Jimbo Latimer

Rick hard Rock - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/14 with james marshall

James Marshall - Lead β - 05/Apr/14 with rich hard rock

mkonca - Lead RP - Apr/14

Z-clipped the second bolt, lowered off then got it clean on first proper attempt. Hard start. Cold fingers.
bonelessivar - Lead RP - 24/Mar/14 with Alan

One fall on warm up. Some interesting runouts.
DaveX - Lead dog - 16/Mar/14

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Tom Harrison

Twice today
evhall - Lead rpt - 19/Jan/14 with Jon

mallardhealhook - Lead rpt - 19/Jan/14 with Evhall

evhall - Lead rpt - 12/Jan/14 with Mike D

cold hands!
evhall - Lead dog - 11/Jan/14 with jerzy

Cheese Monkey - Lead rpt - 09/Jan/14 with Shaun

evhall - Lead dog - 24/Dec/13 with goat

mallardhealhook - Lead dog - 24/Dec/13 with Evhall

Pleasant. Tricky start.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/13 with Joe

Basically the same as its neighbour!
JKinsella - Lead β - 24/Oct/13 with Alex

First post-injury climb. Climbed again to recover draws. I was told 6a+ and have sand bagged many people. Hard start either way.
Kemics - Lead rpt - 23/Oct/13 with Marta

Justin T - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/13 with Nancy, Wayne

Gibbo - Lead - 13/Aug/13 with Kath Rosedale, Tom Sutherland

Spacetourist - Lead - 02/Aug/13 with no_need_for_lube_yan

tom.e - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/13 with Charlie Everett

Gibbo - Lead - 25/Jul/13 with Claire Chipperfield, Tom Gibbison

Really good. Quite long.
Chubbard - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Derek

Tim M - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/13 with Steve W

found this so much easier than i did earlier in the week! helps not to faff too long at the beginning...
katherinesydney - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/13 with tom kett

Crux is the bottom! Steady thereafter. Very plesaing; some bolts spaced but easy ground.
Phil Murray - Lead RP - 05/Jun/13 with Steve Wright

good route with some nice moves and sequences not always immediately obvious. that, and we're super unfit: that's why we rested our way up and took for-ages... (F6b?)
katherinesydney - 2nd dog - 04/Jun/13 with alan kerr

hms - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Jenny

Hidden - 2nd β - 26/May/13

rained when near top
MikeC59 - 2nd - 24/May/13 with Ian L

Phil Murray - 2nd O/S - 23/May/13 with Ian Law

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/13

thomb - Lead - 12/May/13

really enjoyed this actually. never too hard but still quite technical so keeps you interested. 6b bolted?
James S - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with tom, caleb

BeccaSnowden - Lead RP - 30/Apr/13 with Tom

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Becca

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/13 with Nick Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/13

mkonca - 2nd dog - 09/Mar/13 with tommy

tommy.henriksson78 - Lead dog - 09/Mar/13 with Mustafa Konca

Brian H - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Kafoozalem

Lowered off on the bolt below the rusty peg. Didn't fancy the run out to the next bolt.
Ragingpossum - Lead dnf - 16/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead - 16/Feb/13

Nice
Cheese Monkey - Lead β - 07/Feb/13 with Alan

Worked the moves up to the first bolt which I found hard but doable.
wurzelinzummerset - TR dnf - 07/Feb/13 with Ben

frank ramsay - Lead - 03/Feb/13 with Aaron

Aaron Lines - Lead rpt - 03/Feb/13 with frank ramsay

evhall - Lead rpt - 27/Jan/13 with goat

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/13 with Debbie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/13

There's a new right hand variation at the top, very nice consistent route, with a tricky start.
Tom Brierley Gore - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Shijing Hu

karenhh - 2nd dog - 18/Nov/12 with Tom Brierley

Surprisingly good now recently retrobolted. F6a+/b?
Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/12 with Gordon

approximately this line (i think) is now retro-bolted as a sports climb. start is maybe soft F6b, afterwards about 20 meters of F6a / F6a+ climbing. actually very enjoyable!
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

Aaron Lines - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/12 with martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/12

IceMonkey1982 - 2003

AndySL - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/93 with Francis

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Style of ascent

Lead74 of 88 (84.1%)
Followed8 of 88 (9.1%)
Toproped3 of 88 (3.4%)
Alt Leads1 of 88 (1.1%)
Unknown2 of 88 (2.3%)

'Climbed'14 of 88 (15.9%)
clean O/S36 of 88 (40.9%)
clean β6 of 88 (6.8%)
clean rpt12 of 88 (13.6%)
clean RP5 of 88 (5.7%)
dogged13 of 88 (14.8%)
dnf2 of 88 (2.3%)