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Bluster* 6a+

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[The Gap.Photo topo, 2 kb]14m. from the top of the mound take the left hand line of bolts to a shared lower off. The start keeps getting harder due to wear and tear
R Thomas 1993 (originally finished as right as for Fluster - P Donnithorne, E Alsford 1991)

Photo: The Gap.Photo topo © Paul Bowen
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 150 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

will7 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with techno gek

very crimpy start for 6a+ warm up on fluster would be better!
hankyc - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14

very fingery first section for a for a warm-up!
James S - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14 with henry

Jon Thorne - Lead β - 07/Aug/14

AndThenIWasFlying - Lead RP - 15/Jul/14

sideshow84 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14

Carl Watkins - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/14

njlyons - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Jamie Skelton - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Nicky Brierley

08nbrierley - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with jamie

Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Tom Jordan, Jenni, Dave Pattinson

Carl Watkins - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/14 with jackie, sam

Rick hard Rock - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/14 with Dan Hobbs

Slipped in the rain at 2nd clip.
JoshuaLewis - Lead dog - 25/Feb/14 with Imogen Fish, Steve Lewis

i.fish2000 - Lead dog - 25/Feb/14 with Steve Lewis, Josh Lewis

fjg123 - 2014

monkeyk8 - TR - 03/Aug/13 with Jess spate

Spillers - Lead - 03/Jul/13 with Zoe Grant

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/13

steve L - Lead - Jul/13 with Florence

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Jun/13

Michelle W - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/13 with karoo88

Huw Mithan - Lead - 01/Jun/13 with Olivier Goury

Huw Mithan - TR - 21/May/13 with Olivier Goury

DaveFidler - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Maurice

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/May/13

skippington - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

huwmjames - Lead - 30/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13

CLedden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/13

Carl Watkins - Lead β - 2013

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/12 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/12 with paul

Viks - 2nd dog - 05/Sep/12

BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Becca, Ben

jiggerypokery - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Rosea Day

Rosea Day - Lead β - 28/Jul/12 with Jerome Gill

matjam - Lead dog - 26/Jul/12

Fluffybunnyslippers - Lead β - 28/May/12 with Rhys Edwards

Hidden - Lead β - 24/May/12

Joe Innes - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Laurent Moseley

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/May/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Feb/12

monsteratt - Lead rpt - 12/Nov/11 with Morgan Preece

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11

Moestyles - Sep/11

johncorber - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Aug/11

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Rich Jenkin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11

stujamo - Lead - 05/Aug/11 with S.Tunmore

Tim W - Lead rpt - 19/Jul/11 with Andrew Davidson

stu1981 - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/11 with Ben Mitchell

steve.warrington - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Dave Simpson

bluesharper - Lead RP - 26/Jun/11 with Rafal

Nice, slightly harder than its neighbour
chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with scottish dave, steve warrington

Perhaps should be 6b?
leigh - Lead dog - 19/Jun/11 with Ed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

EliotStephens - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

Nicola - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/11 with Charli, Jess

Joby - Lead rpt - 28/May/11 with Laurent Moseley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/11

Tricky start but fun climbing
Ade7 - Lead RP - 14/May/11 with Nicola

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

matjam - Lead - 11/May/11

gingernick - Lead O/S - 2011 with Dean,Daryl, Chris Guest

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/10 with Nick Smith

BicepAndrews - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/10 with Caspian Johnson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10

Tim W - Lead dog - 12/Aug/10 with Sarah Jenkins, Andrew Davidson

RD - Lead - Aug/10

Maxim2023 - Lead - Aug/10

William_Rennie - Lead dog - Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/10

Betty M - Lead rpt - Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jun/10

stu1981 - Lead rpt - 13/Jun/10

tombeasley - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Marina, Chris Cleave

simonr - Lead β - 05/Jun/10 with Caspian Johnson

Caspian Johnson - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with simon robinson

SamStokes - Lead rpt - 23/May/10 with Ed Webb

webbe01 - 2nd dog - 23/May/10 with Sam Stokes

Claire S-J - 2nd - 06/May/10

Sam W - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Ian Lucas

Wendy - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/10 with Dean Russell

Ollie B - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/10 with B.Brewer

nutcracker - Lead O/S - Apr/10

rhoslynfrugtniet - Lead β - Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

drysori - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/09

This is harder than 6a+, surely.
bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/09 with Clare

SamStokes - Lead rpt - 06/Sep/09 with Ben Matthews

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/09 with Richard R

Feels more like F6b but still a good route.
haydng - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/09 with Rachel

RMG - 2nd - 05/Jul/09 with haydng

al99 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - Lead - 28/Jun/09 with Al Benson

Trisha Murphy - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with ian

Tim W - TR rpt - 11/Jun/09 with Andrew Davidson

One rest
grumpyoldjanner - Lead dog - 04/Jun/09 with CUMC

Tim W - Lead rpt - 05/May/09 with Andrew Davidson

A superb route. The best I've done in the area.
richardr - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/09

dshearer - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/08 with Ian Campbell

njlyons - Lead β - 19/Oct/08

Paul Bowen - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/08 with Rebecca Hayes

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/08

Clarky10 - Lead RP - 15/Aug/08 with Sam Stokes

SamStokes - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Alex Harper

Billg - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/08 with Andy Cummings

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jun/08

monsteratt - Lead O/S - Jun/08 with Rob Esley

gejones - Lead O/S - 22/May/08 with Sean

tweedcore - Lead O/S - 22/May/08 with Luis Herraez

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/May/08

DafSWMC - Lead rpt - 11/May/08 with Steve/Hash

Mark Walter - Lead dog - 13/Feb/08 with Steve Becwith

DafSWMC - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/08 with Melanie

irish paul - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2008

hash - 2nd dog - 11/Nov/07 with daffyd jones

SeanyC - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Gee

hash - Lead O/S - Jul/07 with Janette

Hidden - TR dnf - 16/May/07

Hidden - Lead - May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

mikeshewring - 2007

Fluffybunnyslippers - TR - 2007 with Tim

Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jun/06

Paz - Lead β - 20/May/06 with TS

Hidden - 2006

dugs - 2006 with liam fife

dave657 - Lead - Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/04

liam jay - Lead - 2004

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Mar/03

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Apr/02

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Jun/00

Brucifer - 2nd - 01/Jun/00 with alan rosier

Billg - Lead O/S - May/00

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/95

Hidden - Lead - May/94

shoulders - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/93

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/93 with Simon Coles

sniffer - Lead - 1990 with Paul Thomas

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
DrewWilkins, Tyson Broad

Voting
Total votes cast 72
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easy 6b25 of 37
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6a+5 of 37
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Style of ascent

Lead128 of 150 (85.3%)
Followed10 of 150 (6.7%)
Toproped5 of 150 (3.3%)
Unknown7 of 150 (4.7%)

'Climbed'31 of 150 (20.7%)
clean O/S64 of 150 (42.7%)
clean β9 of 150 (6.0%)
clean rpt22 of 150 (14.7%)
clean RP9 of 150 (6.0%)
dogged14 of 150 (9.3%)
dnf1 of 150 (0.7%)