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Sperm Whales 6c+

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Desperate moves up to the roof. Grovel over and finish easily on the right.
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This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Luuuuuke - Lead RP - 30/Jul/14 with martin

right hand start - much tougher than the left i used last few times
Billg - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/14 with Kev Little

Hidden - Lead β - 24/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jun/14

Trisha Murphy - Lead RP - 15/Jun/14 with Sam Robinson

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/14

Too bouldery at the start after 3 goes on Mandela, did it clean after the 2nd bolt.
petellis - Lead dog - 20/Jul/13 with Alpha Blue

GrantB - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Alpha Red

ASchwirtz - Lead RP - 23/Jun/13 with Russ

Billg - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/13 with Pete, Lee Bateman

Bates - Lead RP - 07/Jun/13 with Bill, Andy Brice

SamStokes - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/13 with Dan Wardle

2nd go. very bouldery start.
henry peter jenkins - Lead RP - 26/May/13

Deserves a star for being silly.
dprctr - Lead dog - 26/May/13 with Dale Colver, Jake, Robbie Jenkins, Henry Jenkins

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/May/13

Popped off first go due to numb fingers, went fine second go
lukehodson - Lead RP - 27/Apr/13 with Charlotte

Justin T - Lead RP - 01/Apr/13 with Cherry

Dean177 - Lead - 23/Mar/12 with Will Twigger

haha had a nightmare popping off greasy holds on the first couple of moves, swang into fuzzy belaying a couple of times, then just beared down and did it. Funny little route.
Mike Goldthorp - Lead RP - 01/Jan/12 with Fuzzy, Cailean Harker

NickHarms - 2012

jack1996 - Lead dog - 29/Aug/11 with si

Dax - TR dog - 25/Jul/11 with Nick Harms

Took the easier start (miss out the first clip, start on the left and climb rightwards to the roof). Took a couple of goes to find the easiest way over the roof but got it in the end. Was a full on grovel though :-)
Dax - Lead dog - 11/Jul/11 with Nick Harms

3 Names - Lead RP - 15/May/11 with Sumee Holloway

SamStokes - Lead rpt - 08/May/11 with Ben Matthews

Ed Coombes - 2nd dog - 08/May/11 with crazyfool

NickHarms - 2011

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/10

benvowles - Lead - 08/Aug/10 with JayLewin

Hard start, funny route, but does at least look like a sperm whale
Sam W - Lead - 05/Aug/10 with Ben Smith

Hidden - TR RP - 14/Jul/10

martyp - 2nd - 25/Apr/10

not nice! 3rd go after fluffing hard start a few times. Reall desperate to the undercuts then really easy
BenNorman - Lead RP - 05/Sep/09

Way above current level, good to know what 6c+ feels like. Project for next year?
Days on Rock - Lead dnf - 12/Aug/09 with Rich R

Barely got off the ground.
DorsetGareth - Lead dnf - 13/Jul/09 with Paul Robertson

brutal starting moves. Sam got rope burn on the inside of his mouth when he fell from the first clip!!
Jeronimo - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/09 with sam8oy

lukewilliams - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/09

tweedcore - Lead dog - 30/May/09

tombeasley - Lead RP - 26/May/09 with G!

maffujones - Lead - 08/May/09 with Jamie T

SeanyC - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with JulianS

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08

Billg - Lead β - 05/Jun/08 with Alan Rosier

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Jun/08

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Jun/08 with Tom Harrison

Loved surmounting the "humpbacked" overlap
SamStokes - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/07 with Ben Matthews

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead β - Apr/07

Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 19/Jul/06 with Mark Courtiour

shoulders - Lead - 11/Jul/06 with chrisevans

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Style of ascent

Lead44 of 50 (88.0%)
Followed2 of 50 (4.0%)
Toproped2 of 50 (4.0%)
Unknown2 of 50 (4.0%)

'Climbed'9 of 50 (18.0%)
clean O/S6 of 50 (12.0%)
clean β3 of 50 (6.0%)
clean rpt6 of 50 (12.0%)
clean RP17 of 50 (34.0%)
dogged7 of 50 (14.0%)
dnf2 of 50 (4.0%)