9m. Start as for Shodan then move left and back right to the overhanging upper wall. Finish direct or step slightly right. Philippa was a barmaid in the Crown Inn, Groombridge in the early 1980s. This is a three star route.

Guy McLelland and Barry Knight 1981

Ticklists: Starred Southern Sandstone 6a's.

DampRice 22/Oct TR β

Belayed Graham to the top break first so had some beta for the lower section. Definitely easier for the tall, felt very soft for 6a! Good route though!

with TWMC
Rob892 22/Oct TR β
ssutton 09/Oct TR dog
with Ruth
tomhull 02/Oct TR β
SandyB 24/Sep -
Nina Rogers 24/Sep TR
td72 29/Aug TR O/S

all about finding the hidden undercut. the top which looks easy is probably the hardest bit. really really good moves

with Mike M
Hidden 07/Aug TR dnf
Hidden 15/May TR rpt
thomas108 ??/2016 -
FlavioL1989 27/Sep/14 TR dog
with Shunt
Hidden 13/Aug/14 TR rpt
elyben 15/May/14 -
Hidden 26/May/13 TR dnf
Chipko Andolan 01/Sep/12 TR dnf

Trying direct finish (not true route). Next time!

Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 16/Oct/11 TR β
Hidden 15/Oct/11 TR dog
james.pilbeam ?/Aug/11 TR O/S
Henry.Todman ?/Jul/11 TR RP
climber46 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 TR dnf
davebowes ??/2011 TR β

Pretty easy for the grade, hence going for the solo straight after. (First 6a solo)

davebowes ??/2011 Solo β

Pretty easy for the grade, hence going for the solo straight after the TR. (First 6a solo)

philbish 09/Aug/10 TR dog
Danny Crump 12/Jul/10 TR rpt
with Luke Fitz-John
IanMulvany 26/Jun/10 TR dnf

almost, holds too too moist, next time

Hidden 25/Apr/10 TR
stuartberg 31/Dec/09 TR RP
theellis 20/Sep/09 TR
BoulderMonster 01/Jan/07 TR RP
BoulderMonster 01/Jan/07 TR RP
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
tradguy 18/Sep/05 TR rpt
Hidden ?/Jul/01 TR
tradguy 29/Apr/99 TR
Hidden 22/Jul/97 TR
andy gittins ??/1990 -
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