Plaice a Bolt 5a
[The crux traverse, 4 kb]Start up a corner, then move left to another corner and climb this to a lower-off. © ROCKFAX
The corner L of Fishy Business, sharing the start of that route. Two maillon lower-offs.
Scott Titt 25/Jul/2006

Photo: The crux traverse © phantom whistler

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This climb is in 129 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

bobstones - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/14 with Sophie Gibbens

beware the large bolts can allow your quickdraw to rotate and unclip if not orientated properly. Happened to my climbing partner just as she moved past the 4th bolt, luckily she was carrying a spare and able to reclip.
Gareth - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/14 with Lorraine

Tried direct start on TR. Lots of loose rock, not recommended.
Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/14 with Emma Horsey

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

jtree03 - Lead - 23/May/14 with jonathan

dbevacqua - Lead O/S - 11/May/14 with Ruth Forbes

Fatclimber - TR - 18/Apr/14 with Simon Horridge, Lee

steve taylor - Lead - 16/Apr/14 with Barry Clarke

Jenben - 13/Apr/14

the ant hill mob - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/14 with Sue

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14

Dhonny_Jaws - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Michael Porter

Good fun...
Dan_F - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14 with Tscoobydoo

MontyH - 30/Nov/13 with pete frost

brian watson - Lead rpt - 30/Nov/13 with Pete Frost, Paul Milton

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Oct/13

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Edd Wratton

mattc - Lead RP - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/13

trev_f - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/13 with Mick Ward

found the rock over to the left a bit tough for the grade, but no issues and nice route to get warmed up.
armand_dude - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

JDG2428 - Lead - 23/Jun/13

Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Rob

BenL - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/13 with Oli Dorrell, Emma Horsey

gibsond - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/13 with Paul Crowsley

tomshanti - Lead rpt - 31/Mar/13 with Andrew

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 03/Mar/13 with Lawrence Dudley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2013

Graham Westbrook - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 03/Nov/12

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 22/Oct/12 with Debbie

debbie roberts - 2nd - 22/Oct/12 with Marti999

markfromstoke - 21/Oct/12 with Norman

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 21/Oct/12 with Scott Titt

Hidden - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/12

bouldermonkey - Lead β - 09/Sep/12

tradguy - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Mark Hazell, philippa wiffen

gibsond - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/12 with Paul Jackson

Second time at trying to traverse the crux. Did it this time and the rest was fine. Shed a handful of rock when it came away I am my hand. First time at double bolt lower off
richy85 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with Will

Montecore - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Susan Kennedy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/12

cathymiller - Lead dog - 08/Jul/12 with krista

mattparratt - Lead - Jul/12

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/12 with Dan, Richard Stephenson

sam_craddock - Lead β - 17/Jun/12

Ceridwen - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Sophie Nunn

bradfry - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Josh

Hidden - TR O/S - 03/Jun/12

JenDurden - Lead - 02/Jun/12 with Sophie

Sophie Nunn - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/12 with Grace, Jen D

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12

Luxulyan - Lead O/S - Jun/12 with Dan Browne

Montse Shelbourne - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Leona, Nathan

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 05/May/12 with chris Lyness

hardly started in fact as couldn't do traverse
risby - TR dnf - 24/Mar/12 with Viorel Chicu

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - TR rpt - 14/Feb/12

lovely delicate traverse in,crux
tomshanti - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Alan Blanchflower

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/11 with Tom Starks

timharrison - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/11 with Aey Morokat, Matt Carwardine

Gareth - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/11 with Mark

Linc - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11

Bisset - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/11 with tev

The Ivanator - Lead - 25/Jun/11 with Sean

very nice climb with scary crux traverse :-) exposed
keni-wruh - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with montse

feilx - Lead rpt - 14/May/11 with Sophie Nunn, Heather

Hidden - Lead β - 02/May/11

el_monty - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Zo

Ducks Rock - TR - 02/May/11

Gareth - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/11 with Mark

montymoo - Lead - 08/Apr/11 with Gareth

MontyH - Lead - 19/Mar/11 with Lee Lander

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - TR rpt - 19/Mar/11

Sophie Nunn - Lead rpt - 30/Jan/11 with Alex, Scott

petecallaghan - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Carl Hubbard, David Coley

MontyH - Lead - 08/Jan/11 with lee

Hidden - TR dog - 08/Jan/11

crispygts - 2010

Ducks Rock - TR β - 2010

uncontrollable - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Alan B

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/09 with Frodo Stickel

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Zoe

:) yeah! do it. But a 5!!! 5+ at least.
DeclanMurphy - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/09 with Jo Tilley

jamie ward - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/09 with Jenny

Sophie Nunn - Lead - 28/Apr/09

Monkey_Alan - Lead - 05/Apr/09 with Paul Stevens, Jill Stevens

DeclanMurphy - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/09 with Francesco

Hidden - 2009

Alex More - Lead - 2009

londondavid - 2009

londondavid - 2009

AlexD - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/08 with joeurwin

timharrison - Lead O/S - 14/Dec/08 with Trevor Macalonan

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Nov/08

KarlH - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/08 with Gemma

KarlH - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/08 with Gemma

Zygoticgema - 2nd dnf - 11/Aug/08 with KarlH

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/08 with Jamie Ward

jamie ward - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/08 with Toby Dunford

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/08 with Pen

trev_f - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/08 with Simmons

Hidden - TR - 26/Jan/08

MontyH - Lead rpt - 24/Dec/07 with pete frost

Hidden - 04/Aug/07

Did not finish due to large (~50kg) block dislodging near the bottom. Significant foothold now missing and may have increased the grade slightly.
fivestar - TR dnf - 28/Jul/07 with Mark Ryder

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07 with James B

MontyH - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/07 with Brian and Paul

aged_ape - Lead O/S - May/07

bazzag - Lead - 17/Mar/07 with reece

pennyb - 2nd - 11/Feb/07 with Jon & Brad

Gareth - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/07 with Mark

montymoo - Lead - 14/Jan/07 with Gareth

Hidden - 2007

MontyH - Lead rpt - 30/Dec/06 with pete frost

jl - Lead rpt - 18/Nov/06 with Penny

pennyb - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/06 with Jon

jl - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/06 with Rachel

Hidden - Lead - 06/Aug/06

brian watson - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with scott titt

Rob Kennard - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Teaching
Jason Gotel - Lead - Aug/01 with Clare Bourke

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