Ripper*** E1 6a
[Steve Hubbard on Ripper. First ascensionists, Paul Ingham [on left], and Alan Taylor offer moral support., 4 kb]7m.

Rockfax Description
7m. The right arete of the block contains a shallow groove, work out a way up this. Fine climbing. Photo on page 165. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
The right arete of the block contains a shallow groove, work out a way up this.

Paul Ingham 1980

Ticklists: The 3 star way to yorkshire gritstone's heaven, Ultimate E1 ticklist.

Photo: Steve Hubbard on Ripper. First ascensionists, Paul Ingham [on left], and Alan Taylor offer moral support. © Tony Marr
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This climb is in 84 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

edinbed - Solo - 04/Oct/15

Gripping long reach
JamesTurnbull97 - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Dave Turnbull

Hidden - Solo - Jul/15

Hidden - Solo G/U - 21/Jun/15

Hidden - Solo dnf - 21/Jun/15

DPaul - Solo rpt - 05/Jun/15

Wizzy - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/15

Hidden - Sent - 29/Dec/14

Hard, weird and high - very very good.
Duncan Campbell - Sent β - 20/Dec/14 with Michaela "the champ" Tracy, Dan Middleton, Stadders, GuyVG

stiff pull and strange top
GuyVG - Sent O/S - 20/Dec/14

Hidden - Sent x - 13/Dec/14

al123 - Sent - Dec/14 with The O.G, StoneyLAD

Pretty sure have tried before. Very spicy
freemanTom - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/14

Dr Toph - Solo - 11/Oct/14

RKirke - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Alex T

Alex the Alex - Solo dnf - 27/Sep/14 with Rog

CragDog - Solo - 27/Jul/14

Took a good few goes to get the bottom moves.
Calum Wadsworth - Sent x - 03/Jul/14 with Emma

Acoustic_Olly - Solo β - 17/May/14

vanderz - Sent x - 08/Mar/14 with patrick dawson, Steve Fletcher

Nez - 2014

Got scared at the top...
david morse - Solo RP - 16/Nov/13 with KT, markalmack, Peter Rhodes, chris todd

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/13

Jono_LS16 - Solo O/S - 11/Nov/13

Bit sketchy, but a good route.
TedT - Solo RP - 10/Nov/13 with francesfromedinburgh, Uni

Dropped the first move- should have been onsight (over Mat)
oread - Solo - 10/Nov/13

petegunn - Solo - 22/Sep/13 with Davina

A bit scary
robertmichaeladams - Solo - 22/Sep/13 with Tim

Hidden - Solo RP - 14/Sep/13

Andy Moles - Sent x - 18/Aug/13 with Ferdia

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Solo rpt - 19/Jul/13 with Stu Ferguson

thrutch - Solo - 12/May/13 with Sven

Hidden - Sent x - 16/Feb/13

markalmack - Sent x - 16/Feb/13 with Nicolas Duboust, chris todd, james marjot

NDD - Solo - 16/Feb/13

Jack00 - Sent x - 02/Feb/13

ollyroberts - Sent β - 02/Feb/13 with Piers Newton, Jack

TRFrost - Sent x - 05/Nov/12 with D. Gledson

This one only took 15 years to work out, but worth every attempt
Climbster - Solo G/U - 29/Sep/12 with Ian

Have avoided this one for ages, but was surprised it went 2nd go!A bit of a tasty move near the top over a less than ideal landing.
Bloke on a Rope - Solo G/U - 29/Sep/12 with Matt

Hidden - Sent x - 01/Jun/12

thebigfriendlymoose - Sent - 24/Mar/12

ellis - Sent - 24/Mar/12 with Andy Benson

Ed carrigan - Mar/12

Hidden - Sent O/S - 25/Feb/12

robertmctague - Sent - 2012

Ian Broome - Sent - 22/Oct/11 with Pete Ellis

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11

pussised out on the top despite getting to the jug. Will come and finish off and make sure im not hung over and shaky next time!!!!!!!!!
tallsop - Sent dnf - Oct/11

Not that hard at the top once you get on with it...
petellis - Sent x - 24/Sep/11 with Greame Hammond, Cleric James Koran

Scary with no spotters!
Graeme Hammond - Solo RP - 24/Sep/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/11

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Solo O/S - 16/May/11 with Frog

Waited years to climb this. Nearly tweaked something on the start, not warmed up enough. It's quite tough to the 'jug'. From there it's 'no retreat, no surrender' - Unless you've got a stack of pads below you of course!
Cragrat Rich - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/11

Third attempt at rockover but downclimbed to ground in between. OS still?
Owen W-G - Sent O/S - 21/Mar/11 with Chris

Slipped off the start, did the top ok - felt a bit sketchy and the top was seeping a bit but no great shakes.
Dave Warburton - Solo G/U - 06/Mar/11 with Timmy, HuwGoodal

Last route of day. took a tumble on first attempt and landed on my arse.. really hurt and winded me.. got back on and did it.. pretty tough!
Mattyk - Sent x - 07/Nov/10 with Jenny Barber, John Marsham

Made things hard for myself at the top!
GPN - Solo - 30/Oct/10

Whooo! Pretty scary at the top until the holds were pointed out for me
jkarran - Sent - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - Sent - 18/Oct/09

Hidden - TR dog - 25/May/09

Hidden - TR dog - 25/May/09

jkarran - Sent dnf - 15/Apr/09

First go on the problem that day.
JLS - Sent x - 11/Apr/09 with Pete R. & Mike B.

darren1 - Sent - 15/Mar/09

matthew154 - Lead - 2009

JLS - Sent dnf - 27/Dec/08

Excellent route, bouldery start followed by a HUGE rock over for a big jug. Great fun...highball/E1 close call?
Chad123 - Sent O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Emily and Johnny M

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/May/08

JLS - Sent dnf - 12/Feb/08

got it 2nd go.
French Erick - Solo RP - 11/Feb/08 with Dave Kerr, Peter Roy

JLS - Sent dnf - 07/Oct/07

Jus - Solo O/S - 05/May/07

Nick Beckett - Solo O/S - 04/Nov/06

Hidden - Solo - May/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Dec/04

Roget - Solo O/S - 2003

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/99

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/96

Steve Crowe - Solo O/S - Oct/95 with KM

Hidden - 1995

DPaul - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/83

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