The Flying Arete*** f6B / V4
[The Flying Arete, 2 kb]Start off a small boulder and climb the right-hand side of the arete. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Cliff bouldering hero, The Stick It Tick List, Escaping Norfolk.

Photo: The Flying Arete © phillipwright
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This climb is in 272 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - Sent O/S - 26/Oct/14

tim newton - Sent x - 26/Oct/14 with phil dawson, ciaran mullan, chris shepherd

phildawson - Sent x - 26/Oct/14

Fell off the top and missed the pad last year...glad to get it done today
david morse - Sent x - 19/Oct/14 with jen, 2 finger, KT, dunkymonkey17

Mega classic - a tad highball and reachy between good holds
Duncan Campbell - Sent β - 19/Oct/14 with Katie W, Dave Morse

Hidden - Sent - 18/Oct/14

James Oakes - Sent x - 10/Oct/14 with Steve Ramsden

spiderz - Sent x - 05/Oct/14 with Andy Watmough, Laura

Did on a warm september day as part of the armscliff cranker challenge
fjg123 - Sent - 28/Sep/14

samwillo - Sent - 28/Sep/14 with LUUMC

cjbaker - Sent O/S - 27/Sep/14

Soundwave_666 - Sent x - 21/Sep/14

Hidden - Sent O/S - 21/Sep/14

Few false starts, excellent!
phleppy - Sent - 03/Sep/14

Hidden - 24/Aug/14

Got there eventually
Tom Macleod - Sent - 23/Aug/14 with Louise Hall, Nathaniel Larsson

paddyisidle - Sent β - 09/Aug/14

david.pearmain - Sent - 09/Aug/14 with Grindcore

Jody - Sent β - 03/Aug/14 with Dawn

Hidden - Sent - 30/Jul/14

mattnuttall - Sent O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Matthieu Mounier

yulquen - Sent - 20/Jul/14

Robin Nichols - Sent β - 13/Jul/14 with Jemma

MTL - Sent x - 21/Jun/14

Tom Peeper - Sent O/S - 16/Jun/14

Grindcore - Sent - 15/Jun/14 with Amstelator, david.pearmain

TedT - Sent x - 06/Jun/14 with francesfromedinburgh

A bit committing without a pad.
Nick Russell - Sent - 26/May/14

now i'd like to go back and do it with more style...
jbb - Sent x - 21/May/14

Left side arete, great moves through two pockets and a jug for the top.
NickBradley - Sent x - 17/May/14

julesmckim - Sent O/S - 17/Apr/14

robman - Sent O/S - 05/Apr/14

cjbaker - Sent x - 29/Mar/14

robertmichaeladams - Sent - 09/Mar/14 with Bex

Hidden - Sent - 01/Mar/14

LeeBarnes - Sent rpt - Mar/14

Gus - Sent O/S - 16/Feb/14 with chris barr

Peter Reynolds - Sent O/S - Feb/14

w.pettet-smith - Feb/14

toddm - 2014

Joe Lawson - Sent O/S - 2014

Hidden - 2014

CarlBowkett - 2014

Lloyders - Sent x - 2014

climbed up righthand side
scott1895 - Sent O/S - 2014

fjg123 - 2014

Doug_Mc - 2014

willjh - Sent - 29/Dec/13

Hidden - Sent - 28/Dec/13

samrad - Sent β - 17/Dec/13

Hidden - Sent rpt - 15/Dec/13

theomoore - Sent - 14/Dec/13

benj_d - Sent O/S - 14/Dec/13

dprctr - Sent dnf - 01/Dec/13 with Jake, Henry Jenkins

slipped off top on first go n didnt try again.
henry peter jenkins - Sent dnf - 01/Dec/13 with david proctor

First go today
JamesTurnbull97 - Sent rpt - 24/Nov/13 with Dave Turnbull

danjimwill - Sent - 24/Nov/13 with masonwoods101

Finally. Probably 200+ attempts
grubes - Sent x - 23/Nov/13 with Tom Crane

rich_hw - Sent x - 23/Nov/13 with gavin_pcc, MartinWilliams87

really cool problem!
PeteWilson - Sent O/S - 22/Nov/13 with John R, Andrew Graham

wolverine - Sent - 10/Nov/13 with dan, steve harby, Ben Burns, Jim Brownlowe

joe.91 - Sent O/S - 08/Nov/13 with Mikey

2nd go - really good!
Stingraypoindex - Sent - 07/Nov/13

elbeanio - Sent x - 03/Nov/13

Hidden - Sent x - 26/Oct/13

Hidden - Sent - 24/Oct/13

Nathaniel Larsson - Sent x - 05/Oct/13 with Louise Hall

westaway - Sent O/S - 27/Sep/13

jammy4536 - Sent x - 18/Sep/13

RossKirtley - Sent rpt - 29/Aug/13 with Ian Clifton

Rockwarrior - Sent O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Aran O'Carrol

tommytwotone - Sent - 10/Aug/13

dannyboy83 - Sent O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Ben Harper

wolverine - Sent - 28/Jul/13

yulquen - Sent - 13/Jul/13

ianjfsutcliffe - Sent rpt - 26/Jun/13 with Rafterman

pete42mail - 26/Jun/13

Ed F - Sent x - 07/Jun/13 with Vince, Laurence

vyl20 - Sent x - 07/Jun/13 with Ed, Laurence

Cool problem. Got it second go after a fantastic day of routes.
RossKirtley - Sent - 01/Jun/13 with Luke Robinson

Hidden - Sent - 17/May/13

geddicakes - Sent x - 10/May/13

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Sent x - 06/May/13

Graham Booth - May/13

ape1980 - Sent dnf - 29/Apr/13

vyl20 - Sent x - 20/Apr/13

pie_eater_pete - Sent x - 21/Mar/13 with bwestwood

lewiz - Sent x - 02/Mar/13

Louis B - Sent O/S - 02/Mar/13

monkeymyster - Sent O/S - 09/Feb/13

Davefro - Sent - 09/Feb/13

Graeme Hammond - Sent x - 06/Jan/13

Hidden - Sent x - 2013

Hidden - Sent - 2013

Tom_Shill - 2013

CallumC - Sent - 2013

Squidinker - Sent x - 20/Nov/12

Climbster - Sent O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Ian

sweet!
Bloke on a Rope - Sent x - 18/Nov/12 with Matt

masonwoods101 - Sent β - 10/Nov/12

riven - Sent x - 03/Nov/12 with Joe Swales, Callum

KristopherHall - Sent x - 03/Nov/12

gowdy - Sent - Nov/12 with Bobby Gowdy

munch88 - Sent O/S - 12/Oct/12

MartinWilliams87 - Sent x - 06/Oct/12 with Richard Williams

NDD - Sent β - 22/Sep/12

Watched Rup do it first. Took a couple of attempts, but not as much as expected. Found the top-out hardest and scariest. Just commit! Classic.
andyjirvin - Sent x - 19/Sep/12

wolverine - Sent - 02/Sep/12

peterp - Sent O/S - 01/Sep/12 with The Wrestler, Beans

Harry Holmes - Sent x - 24/Jul/12

Dickon151 - Sent - 22/Jul/12

efrance24234 - Sent O/S - 21/Jul/12

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Sent - 05/Jul/12

akhughes - Sent O/S - 10/Jun/12

Two massive falls off the nose, thankfully on to big pads. Finally managed to do it with bleeding fingers, scraped forearms and a twisted ankle. Ouch.
Bertbee - Sent x - 04/Jun/12 with ayoungblakelock

GAshby - Sent x - Jun/12

Really cool boulder problem! Done without the chipped hold and left hand starting low. Finished on LHS. Really hot, sunny day!
payeo20 - Sent x - 22/May/12

andy jennings - Sent x - 22/May/12

Si dH - Sent x - 06/May/12

After ~12years of trying. There's something about this I just don't get! Very pleased to have finally finished it
jkarran - Sent - 06/May/12

ayoungblakelock - Sent x - May/12

BobbyG - Sent - 30/Apr/12 with dave barret

GPN - Sent - 03/Mar/12 with Annette

Wil.Hooke - Sent x - 29/Feb/12

gregcourtney - Sent x - 19/Feb/12 with Dan Turner, bfreeman

Hidden - Sent dnf - 01/Feb/12

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Jan/12

Hidden - Sent O/S - 28/Jan/12

Hidden - Sent x - 13/Jan/12

fp219 - 2012

robertmctague - Sent - 2012

thebigfriendlymoose - 2012

fresherjohn - 2012

Niels - Sent O/S - 2012

innes - Sent x - 2012

Hidden - Solo RP - 27/Dec/11

dominic lee - Sent - 03/Dec/11 with nathan lee

Laurence Everitt - Sent O/S - 03/Dec/11 with Jack Brougham, Twigger

Hidden - 21/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Nov/11

CosmicHobo - Sent O/S - 11/Nov/11

PeteH - Sent O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Naomi Hart

hilty - Sent - 23/Oct/11

Rob1988 - Sent - 15/Oct/11 with Josh Oneal

Hidden - Sent x - Oct/11

quiffhanger - Sent x - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Sent x - 09/Sep/11

Andrew Barker - Sent rpt - 31/Aug/11 with Cat Black

Stefan Kruger - Sent rpt - 21/Aug/11

Graham Atkins - Sent - 09/Aug/11

peewee2008 - Sent x - 28/Jun/11

Pete Scott - Sent x - 21/Jun/11

Matt_L_Robinson - Sent O/S - 31/May/11

Hidden - Sent - 24/May/11

Hidden - Sent x - 18/May/11

rockjedi - Sent O/S - 03/Apr/11

DRHolmes - Sent - 28/Mar/11

highrepute - Sent - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Sent - 23/Mar/11

Andy Moles - Sent x - 26/Feb/11 with Tom Eadington, Robert, Liam

thebigfriendlymoose - 2011

petegunn - Sent - 01/Nov/10 with Davina & Matt

I'll take a retro flash on this as whipped it clean today but felt how wet it was a year or so ago and assumed it was too hard for me. Mega psyched!!
ianjfsutcliffe - Sent O/S - 30/Oct/10

Marcus Brewer - Sent - 17/Oct/10

pie_eater_pete - Sent x - 16/Oct/10

griffithsa - Sent x - 13/Oct/10

Hidden - Sent O/S - 02/Oct/10

adi bryant - Solo - Oct/10

Hidden - Sent O/S - 25/Sep/10

Boj S - Sent x - 25/Sep/10

Rowansb - Sent x - 20/Sep/10 with Bojan, Ewan

Hidden - Sent x - 17/Sep/10

Hidden - Sent x - 17/Sep/10

Ewan Russell - Sent x - 14/Sep/10 with Ed Causton, joel

After initial siege, felt easier repeating it tonight great problem
leepip - 23/Jun/10 with rob, big rob, steve ramsden

Hidden - Sent rpt - 22/Jun/10

rob1 - Sent - 22/Jun/10

Been on the list for a while - need to try the rhs exit next time.
dave_middleton - Sent x - 17/Jun/10 with Alex, Tom, Rob

Hidden - Sent x - 16/Apr/10

markalmack - Sent x - 11/Apr/10

Jack00 - Sent rpt - 11/Apr/10 with HCC People

Hidden - Sent dnf - 11/Apr/10

beegsyboy - Sent x - 10/Apr/10

Bennykr - Sent O/S - 23/Mar/10 with Cradmire

Fraser - Sent dnf - 12/Feb/10 with Kev

finally!!!
leepip - Sent - 23/Jan/10 with ben, justine, GUY VG

Hidden - 2010

RossG - 2010

Anthony Roberts - 2010

Andy Graham - Sent O/S - 2010

cdawg - 2010

simon kimber - Sent - 2010

Hidden - Sent x - 31/Dec/09

Urgh. Glad to see the consensus is it's hard for V3...
Mowglee - Sent dnf - 27/Nov/09

Great problem, really want to go back to do it.
Dan Lane - Sent dnf - 31/Oct/09 with Luke Holmes

Lex Wilkinson - 29/Oct/09

Andy Barratt - Sent - 29/Oct/09

tommytwotone - Sent - 17/Oct/09

Milnes - Sent - 10/Oct/09 with Lily

tedj234 - Sent - 03/Oct/09 with Nicolas Rabb

Hidden - Sep/09

crossy - Aug/09

Probs V4
dj_brigham05 - Sent x - 12/Jul/09 with Chris Thain

Alex Winter - Sent - 02/Jul/09

Hidden - Sent dnf - 23/Jun/09

Loads of effort, not even close this time, no idea why!
jkarran - Sent dnf - 19/Jun/09

Classic - love this problem.
loonyclimber - Sent O/S - 28/May/09 with Olli, Liam & Mikey

Hidden - Sent - 18/Mar/09

Nicos - Sent - 24/Jan/09 with ryan

Hidden - Sent rpt - 14/Jan/09

several attempts with a dodgey topout! felt about V4+
gambit247 - Sent x - 14/Jan/09 with Chris

First go this trip but I did try it about four and a half years ago.
Andrew Barker - Sent x - 10/Jan/09

Hidden - Sent x - 2009

kingholmesy - Sent β - 2009

GuyVG - 2009

Thomas Martin - Sent x - 2009

b_colwill - 2009

cymjt - 2009

2nd attempt. 1st one ended with messy lob.. heal hook in situ. Brilliant!
Dave Foster - Sent x - 29/Dec/08

Hidden - Sent - 11/Dec/08

RachubAndy - Sent - 27/Oct/08 with Rhys P

GrantB - 18/Oct/08

Pad got blown away mid-crux, was pleased the top rockover is easy.
joe larner - Sent O/S - 22/Jun/08

Hidden - Sent x - 23/May/08

Hidden - Sent rpt - 18/May/08

Will Hunt - Sent x - 17/May/08 with Duncan Kaye

Hidden - Sent x - 09/May/08

SteveM - Sent x - 16/Apr/08 with LMC

Hidden - Sent - 04/Apr/08

Bugger!
JLS - Sent dnf - 09/Feb/08

SteveM - Sent dnf - 07/Feb/08 with Faff

clive-greenwood - Sent x - 2008

petegunn - Sent - 2008

mattyork2 - Sent x - 09/Dec/07 with Liam

Did not top out, next time...
JLS - Sent dnf - 12/Oct/07

mikekeswick - TR O/S - Aug/07 with gill

Jack00 - Sent x - 28/May/07

Hidden - Sent rpt - 22/May/07

Hidden - Sent rpt - 13/May/07

petellis - Sent β - 10/May/07 with Alpha Blue

Really nice problem.. did it with a cross through of my hands for the jug
Mattyk - Sent x - 07/May/07

@ndyM@rsh@ll - Sent O/S - Apr/07

Richard Hession - Sent O/S - 10/Mar/07

Mark A Humphries - Sent x - 26/Jan/07 with gary wood

Nick Beckett - Solo - 06/Jan/07

hebson - 2007

hebson - 2007

Hugo First - Sent - 2007

finally 2 yrs later, a serious effort saw it sent! messed up big time tho once i got the deep slot i swapped hands and didnt need to so had to swap back.
Alex Mason - Sent - 02/Dec/06 with mick radford

Ian Broome - Sent - 02/Dec/06

Fire Marshall - Sent - 15/Oct/06 with KMS

Hidden - Sent dnf - 19/Jul/06

alaan - Sent β - 02/Jun/06

Chris Reid - 2005

antroy - Lead - 25/Apr/04

Hidden - Sent - 2004

Dave Douglas - Sent - 2004

Various hopeless spotters but might as well have been solo as I fell right from the top onto my coxix as they all looked at each other with their arms in the air. You know who you are John, Paul and Will!
chrishedgehog - Solo dnf - 19/Apr/03

whispering nic - Sent - 2003

northerngreg - Sent - 2003

Hidden - Sent - May/02

Roget - Sent O/S - 17/Nov/01

WB - Sent x - Jan/01

Boy - 2000

Adam Lincoln - 2000

Mike Owen - Oct/97 with Ewan McCallum, Pete Chadwick, Mark Hounsley, Elaine Owen

Kevster - 1997

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 1995

rob.grafton - 1995

Paul Clarke - Sent - 1992 with Various

Hidden - Lead - Jun/81

Dave Musgrove - Sent - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
matthewbromley, AndyFrank, David Bulley, Oliver Branagan

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