Fly Me To The Moon** VS 5a
[Going up., 3 kb]The obvious slabby buttress with a wide crack in its right side. Pass a single bolt to a roof and juggy headwall.

For the record: A retro-bolt has been placed at 50ft by the 1 st ascentionist. His rationale is that since the first ascent the gear placements below the crux roof have deteriorated to such an extent that they are unlikely to hold a leader fall. If the gear failed, from this height, the fall is potentially fatal. If you don't agree, don't clip.
G Lewis, S Blackman 1982

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Photo: Going up. © Jon&anne-marie
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This climb is in 117 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

steve L - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15 with ZClegg

ZClegg - Lead - 18/Jul/15 with Steve Lewis

Really nice
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/15 with Liam J

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/15

There's two bolts in this now? Rather ruins the route really.
mattrm - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/15 with Ian Goudge

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/15

First trad lead.
simo - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/15 with Shane

chrisg90 - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Ryan Smith

rhys mence - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/15 with Dan Hobbs

Very easy climb.
VPJB - Lead - 15/Mar/15 with Tom Guttridge

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/15

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Dec/14

AndrewP - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/14 with FelixPeterken

FelixPeterken - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/14 with Andrew Peterken

jammy4536 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14

5 repeats, first leg of pyramid
spearing05 - TR rpt - 28/Jul/14 with Andrew

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Jul/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Jul/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Jul/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Jul/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 28/Jul/14

AJR - TR O/S - 05/Jul/14 with alan rosier

Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Ra

Giles Davis - Lead rpt - 26/May/14 with Graham Ellis

Clipped the bolt. I have no problems with the ethics of clipping bolts on hybrid routes :-) Also placed two No.2 Camelots in the drill holes above.
Giles Davis - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Rob & Sara, Anita Davis

Hidden - 04/May/14

Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 09/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Feb/14

Petar Samkov - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Dec/13

matjam - Lead rpt - 28/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

jessbinx - 2nd β - 29/Sep/13 with Deej, Tom <3

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Debbie

gingernick - Lead rpt - Aug/13 with Darrell

dmorgan27 - 2nd - Aug/13 with Nick Matthews

spearing05 - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/13 with Andrew

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/13

mauricechetwyndwoods1 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Leo Grabowski

leo-z-g - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Maurice

didn't clip the bolt as that's just cheating :P
ollieboy - Lead O/S - Jun/13 with ronan murphy, chris bagworth

tweedcore - 2nd O/S - 04/Feb/13 with Tym

Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 11/Dec/12

Didnt clip the bolt, but that does render the headwall essentially a solo. Nice wee route!
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Emily

Velo Orange - 2nd - 11/Nov/12 with Toph

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Oct/12

i.fish2000 - Lead rpt - 12/Oct/12 with Caroline Mougenot

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12

matjam - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/12

Lovely climb, great moves. Romped up at the end of the day. Have to come back and lead.
mattrm - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/12 with Becky Athay

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/12

spearing05 - 2nd rpt - 19/Jun/12 with Andrew

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/12

matjam - Lead - 29/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12

scoot - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/11

matjam - Lead - 20/Jul/11

matjam - 2nd - 20/Jul/11

gareth r - Lead β - 19/Jun/11 with Paul

huwmjames - Lead - 11/Jun/11

James_86 - 24/Apr/11 with Stu

Danny Bags - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Nov/10

s.c.white - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10

nutcracker - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Mark Barrett

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Sep/10

muttley_109 - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/10 with Peter

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 11/Aug/10

muttley_109 - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10 with Gary Lewis

adrianjenner - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10

TomBailey - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/10 with adrianjenner

Giles Davis - 2nd O/S - 27/May/10

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

Herron - TR O/S - 20/Mar/10 with Suzanne Richards, Shane Underwood

Cheated and clipped the bolt after a 5min ethical dilemma (OK, I was worried the bird was going to return to its massive nest on the ledge next to the bolt and knock me off).
RedFox - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09 with Steve B

spbond - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/09 with Stef

Paul Bowen - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/09 with John Crane

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/09

chrisjones199 - Lead O/S - 20/May/09 with Eefu

Mark Batey - 2nd O/S - 20/May/09 with Hash Popat

hash - Lead rpt - 20/May/09 with Mark Batey

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/May/09

Christian Reynish - TR O/S - 02/May/09 with Russell

eagleopus - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Gareth

Trad second
thelittlejo - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Rebecca Hayes

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/08

hash - TR rpt - 19/Mar/08 with christian reynish

DafSWMC - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/08 with Hash

hash - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/08 with DafSWMC

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Feb/08

Hidden - TR O/S - Feb/08

Hidden - 2008

Ollie B - Lead O/S - 2008 with various

I've done this route a few times now and it never had a bolt on it. Don't know why it has now - brings the grade right down in my opinion. Shame, as its a good climb but better with some adventure!
Mark Salter - Lead β - 23/Aug/07 with Ben Carter

Andy White - TR - 01/Aug/07 with Ian Goudge

Clucky - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/07 with Steven Sylvester

Hidden - 2007

mikeshewring - 2007

Stone Muppet - 2007

Bux - Lead O/S - Jun/06 with Harry Honan

Hidden - TR RP - 28/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/02

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/00

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Jun/99

Brucifer - 2nd - 01/Jun/99 with alan rosier

Bolted now!? Nasty!
alan moore - 1995

Nigel R Lewis - Lead - 12/Jul/93

I can't believe this has been retrobolted!
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/91 with Rich Lawrence, Phil Bent

sablackman - 2nd O/S - 1982

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