Marlina Original** 7b+
[The classic Marlina at Upper Cave Crag., 4 kb]Some confusion exists as to Marlina vs Marlina Original.
To clarify.... All bolt numbers referred to do not include the additional bolt at the start. We can call it bolt 0!
Marlina Original climbs to the second bolt on the line then climbs directly to the old 4th bolt. It does not go out and left to the big undercut spike at the third bolt.
If you find yourself at this "rest" you are on Marlina and not the original.
D. Cuthbertson 1986

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Photo: The classic Marlina at Upper Cave Crag. © Fraser
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This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Also had a go at working out Ching...think we know where it goes
julesp - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/15 with Mcgeek

Tried original original going direct from second bolt. Bit contrived given you avoid the big flake at the third bolt and it's only a foot to the left! Nice moves though made a bit of a change
julesp - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/15 with Iain and Fraser

julesp - Lead rpt - 26/May/15 with Iain

julesp - Lead rpt - 14/May/15 with Iain

julesp - Lead rpt - 09/May/15 with iain and neil

julesp - Lead rpt - 04/May/15 with Iain and Fraser

julesp - Lead rpt - 30/Apr/15 with Iain

Couldn't feel fingers at crux. soooo cold!
julesp - Lead dog - 28/Apr/15 with Iain and Tim

One of those days when brain doesn't talk to limbs!
julesp - Lead dog - 21/Apr/15 with Iain

took way too long! 1st rp of marlinas purse though straight after.
tom russell - Lead RP - 16/Apr/15 with doogie

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Aug/14

meribur - Lead β - 29/Jun/14 with j,chlanda

atapper21 - Lead RP - 26/Jun/14 with Jo Lucas

Ryan onsighted it. I managed to reach the first bolt after many attempts and gave up.
masa-alpin - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/14 with Nigel K, Ryan P

meribur - Lead dog - 24/May/14 with j,chlanda

mshorter - Lead - 23/May/14 with stuart34, ry

meribur - Lead dog - 2014

Martin Mc - Lead rpt - 02/Oct/13 with Dougie

jolucas - Lead RP - 16/Sep/13 with Iain, Jules

marlinas purse. Really hard to keep going so tempting to just stop at Marlina lower off
julesp - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/13 with kev

Nicer? Than going left, less moves.
RAH - Lead RP - 31/May/13

Ri - Lead RP - Apr/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/May/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Sep/11

Hidden - TR dog - 16/Apr/11

came off on last move on first attempt made it by skin of teeth on the second. Having difficulty getting recovery at top of Marlina crack.
julesp - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/11 with Stuart S, lyons, Iain

ali_robb - Lead RP - Mar/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jun/10

julesp - Lead RP - 24/Apr/10 with Marcus

a_hein - Lead RP - 2007

Henners - Lead RP - 01/Oct/03 with Jeremy Love

whispering nic - May/02

Haredr than Marlene LH
Cassidy - Lead RP - 05/Aug/00 with David Cassidy

greenroom - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead - May/89

mark mcgowan01 - 1987

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