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The Struggler** E3 6a

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11m. Boulder up the wall to move right into the niche of 'Cruel Summer'. Step back left to climb the crack to the top past a peg runner.
N. Morrison, C. McLean, A. Ross 28/Apr/1984

Ticklists: Central Belt - Local Classics.

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This climb is in 61 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/May/14

woof woof!! dogged. resting on gear, sweating, swearing, not a good look.
warrygallace - 2nd - Mar/14 with Ian

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Sep/13

dctarrant2000 - TR O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Marie Guegan, Polly Tarrant

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Harry Holmes - Lead dnf - 18/May/13 with Sinclair Cooper

Couldn't work out the moves above the peg, bit too shattered at the end of the day.
salix - Lead dnf - 05/May/13 with Frazer

Martin Mc - Lead rpt - 05/May/13 with Tas

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/13

dougs1232 - 2nd rpt - 15/Sep/12 with Ross Barnes, Neil Adams

Gear left in to half way after failed first attempt.
Ross Barnes - Lead RP - 15/Sep/12 with Neil A

Not nearly as hard when it's not sopping wet...
Neil Adams - Lead - 15/Sep/12 with Dougie Harvey, Ross B

Good crag route with some nice moves moving left into the left crack.
mike reed - Lead O/S - Aug/12

Muggy day - damp rock - no psyche - unfamiliar rack - lowered off the peg after realising that it was a silly idea
Neil Adams - Lead dnf - 26/Jul/12 with Ally F

Bomber finger locks, not as bad as I thought it would be
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

whoops ... forgot quickdraws, after catching them and pumping out at the peg it was plain sailing to the top - nice little route
robertmichaeladams - Lead dog - 24/May/12 with Andi

mike_tamanawis - 2nd dog - 24/May/12 with Rob A

Hidden - 2012

R Spisser - 2nd dog - 04/Jul/11 with Gemma Gwynne Stevenson

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jul/11

Fell just above the peg, left gear in and did it 2nd go.
dougs1232 - Lead RP - 04/Jun/11 with Burnsie

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 04/Jun/11

Thoms6974 - TR dog - 25/Apr/11 with Matt

Hidden - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/11

Grrr!
simon_D - Lead dog - 07/Apr/11 with Euan C

mshorter - Lead - 30/Oct/10 with ry

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Sam Clarke

CharlieMack - Lead dnf - 05/May/10 with Greg Boswell

simon_D - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/10 with Euan C

Sam the Butcher - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/09 with andy latta

clipped the peg, not that pumped and decided to come back to the jug for a wee rest. Forgot how far away the jug was and fell off like an eejit on the flash! Came back down took 5 and did it clean. eejit.
mhairi thorburn - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/09 with adam

Too tired. next time...
dougs1232 - Lead dog - 19/Jun/09 with Lawrie Brand

Lawrie Brand - 2nd rpt - 19/Jun/09 with Dougie Harvey

Nearly, one rest after crux.
Andy Moles - Lead dog - 09/Jun/09 with Hertha

Cassidy - Solo O/S - 24/May/09 with Cobra

Hidden - 2nd dnf - May/09

Clean. Wish I'd led it now :-(
Fultonius - 2nd - 10/Apr/09 with Will

Greasy, slimy finger cracks, great!
willackers - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/09 with Ali

Staff training day!
whispering nic - Lead β - 02/Apr/09 with Simon Tait

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09

Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/08

burto - Lead dnf - 22/Oct/08 with hertha

one fall
mikecopp - Lead - Sep/08

Hidden - Lead β - 08/Jun/08

good lead by Burnsie
JLS - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/08 with Burnsie

Lawrie Brand - TR O/S - 06/May/08 with Pete Hart

Hidden - Lead dnf - 06/May/08

Very annoyed to blow the onsight. Foot popped off just after peg. Wasn't even tired. DAMMIT. Got it 2nd go! First E3.
dj_brigham05 - Lead RP - 05/May/08 with Alex Carberry

simon_D - 2nd O/S - 05/May/08 with Neil Silver

Got it clean this time, excellent steep cranking between perfect finger locks. Gear everywhere...
Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 30/Apr/08 with Sam

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Lead dnf - 23/Aug/07

akhughes - Lead rpt - Jun/07

figfour - 2007

Nick Beckett - Lead - Jun/06 with various

Chad123 - Lead dog - 2006 with Emily

Dave Kerr - Lead - 29/Apr/05 with Stevie Tierney

Dave Kerr - Lead - 29/Apr/05 with Stevie Tierney

mgeek - Lead O/S - 2005 with Tony Stone

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 27/Apr/85 with Ian Cropley

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hard E40 of 12
E40 of 12
easy E40 of 12
hard E31 of 12
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easy E30 of 12
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6b0 of 12
easy 6b0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 61 (1.6%)
Lead40 of 61 (65.6%)
Followed13 of 61 (21.3%)
Toproped3 of 61 (4.9%)
Alt Leads1 of 61 (1.6%)
Unknown3 of 61 (4.9%)

'Climbed'15 of 61 (24.6%)
clean O/S13 of 61 (21.3%)
clean β2 of 61 (3.3%)
clean rpt8 of 61 (13.1%)
clean RP4 of 61 (6.6%)
dogged10 of 61 (16.4%)
dnf9 of 61 (14.8%)