Public Spirited Individual** E4 6a
[Finishing the top crux, 2 kb]The thin crack system to the left of 'Optimist's Chimney'. Climb up to the obvious breaks with the crux near the top.

Photo: Finishing the top crux © akhughes
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This climb is in 29 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Ginger McGrath - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/15 with sinclair, rory

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/15

Alastair R - 2nd - 20/May/15 with Ross C.

really gutted i blew the onsight, foot popped! got it second go fine. Defos easy for E4 though
Timothy Miller - Lead G/U - 05/May/15 with sammy D

First E4, well protected and really enjoyable. It is a bit run out going over the top but your on jugs and good feet by that point, thank god for the plants over the barrel to grab onto though.
John McKenna - Lead β - 09/Apr/15 with Martin McKenna - UKC

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/15

Dr Toph - 2nd rpt - 02/Sep/14 with Dave, Will

Fell after the crux. Great route
David Woods - 2nd - 02/Sep/14 with Topher, Will

Very pleased with this. Unlocked itself as I went.
salix - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/14 with Dave, Topher

redjerry - Lead - 19/Aug/14 with Stevie Weir

Big deal for me hardest route I have been on - given beta as I climbed but clean and no falls despite being totally pumped.
Stevie989 - 2nd β - 19/Jun/14 with redjerry

After discussing this route with someone else we have both concluded its E4 6a.
Martin McKenna - UKC - Lead G/U - 13/Oct/13 with Luke McPhee

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Sep/13

mshorter - Lead β - 06/Apr/13

Ri - Lead O/S - Apr/13 with mike

Ginger McGrath - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with rob

really nice route, took a rest at mid height, but felt surprisingly steady apart from a slip off at the very start
Ginger McGrath - Lead dog - 18/Apr/11 with dave brigham, phil emerson

rested, bled a bit, had mare...awesome route
jimmyrua - Lead - 16/Apr/11 with Magnus, David Brigham

dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/11 with Thom Simmons

mr_nsglover - Lead dog - Mar/11

Cassidy - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/10 with Richard McGhee

Blew the onsight when a hold broke off. came back the next day and lead it. good to do it ground up.
akhughes - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/10 with Greg B

Ran out of small cams before the last hard moves, which made it extra piquant. Much better route than it looks from the ground.
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Davide

Flashed with shouting from Beta meister Neil.Superb moves and a dicey tiptoe at the finish line.Would love to lead it.
Sean Bell - TR β - 26/Oct/09 with Neil, Scott

Really annoyed i top-roped it, should have manned up and gone for the lead. Some really awesome moves on it! Not sure its quite E4 though.
CharlieMack - TR O/S - 28/Aug/09 with Janey Kennedy

The guidebook description is a sandbagging pile of claptrap for this climb. Without giving too much away: 1) The gear really isn't hard to place. 2) A mention of an easier alternative finish makes no sense to me at all. 3) The hard move it mentions near the top is definitely full brit tech 6A. 4) A pretty strong friend of mine who has adopted the habbit of declaring every single trad lead he has done as being overgraded by at least 1 grade lowered off the crux and was firmly asserting that it was a proper sandbag at the grade of E3 5C. (which made me feel a little better about taking several attempts to get the crux move). We think it's E4 6A :)
henwardian - AltLd dog - 13/Apr/09

Fultonius - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/07 with Ross Barnes

andyinglis - 2nd - 12/Oct/07 with Ally Fulton

figfour - Lead - 2007

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