The direct start straight past the bolt, not left of, not right of, straight past.

Mike Vaicitis

Paul Baxter 27/Sep TR RP

First move would be really dangerous on lead - no protection and a boulder field to land on...

Hidden 05/Jul -
andycash 04/Jul Lead dog
Hidden 15/Jun Lead
Steven1993 06/Jun Lead G/U

Blew it over the first bolt lowered off and did it clean

EleanorWOY 26/Oct/14 Lead β
Monkey_Alan 23/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Kurt Carberry
anthonyjc 17/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/13 2nd
torsok 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with IanT, Matt H
Ian MK 21/Jul/13 Lead β

Didn't realize the direct start was 6b so had to work the first move. Then followed Wayne up.

with Wayne Murphy
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 27/May/13 Lead rpt
with dave
alan.phobos 27/May/13 Lead β
with Dan
Rupey 25/May/13 Lead O/S
with alan
Hidden 28/Apr/13 TR O/S
Dan_F 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/12 TR
Hidden 17/Jun/12 Lead β
Montse Shelbourne 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Very nice route, scary doing the direct start & clipping the 1st bolt

with Leona, Adam
kermit_uk 27/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Ian
Gambit 02/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Barney
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 19/Aug/11 Lead dog

Did the 6b bit fine, but got tired at the top so had to rest.

lewisea 19/Aug/11 TR dog
Mr Tumness 02/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead RP
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead RP
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead RP
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead dnf
DafSWMC 28/May/11 Lead O/S
with Siwan
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead O/S
jez_palmer 22/May/11 Lead O/S
KDhruev 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with george
TiffTiff 19/Mar/11 Lead β
with Tom, Mel
Hidden 27/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Caspian Johnson 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 17/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with gary
Jonathan Emett 31/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with gabriel
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Ben Harper 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Cat
Oceanic 15/Aug/10 -
ahaynes 22/Jul/10 Lead RP

Pre-clipped first bolt, but didn't weight the rope. Extreemly hard first clip for the grade, easier to climb past it than clip.

with Eddie Goodey
bigbobbyking 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Henry Northern
GarethHall 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Andres
Mattzx6r 26/Sep/09 Lead dog

The start was easy enough to figure out, a good reach was useful though, and the holds were aparent. The top section, that looks like it's been plastered, was all about balance. I came slightly right for few better holds. One to be repeated cleanly some time.

with Declan Hillier
Emma-Louise Anderson 10/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Chris Bailey, Riaz Shaik
matthewjames 05/Sep/09 Lead dnf
with Alex Ghee
thomasadixon 04/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Matt, Phil, Alan
FrostyWebb 01/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Julia
Hidden 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Ben HW 21/Jun/09 Lead dog
with Cath Howell-Walmsley
Matt Bennett 30/May/09 Lead O/S
krikoman 24/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead O/S
Alex More 30/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Kyle Fayers
Reaver2k 05/Apr/09 Lead dog

Not sure if I did it quite right! Went just left of the bolt, still a hard move for 6b though! Pull on undercling, up left to a crimp on a bit of flint, stand up and really high reach to sloper, then even further to top of ledge. Found the rest really pumpy, but mainly because I have very poor stamina! Followed flake up to top, then out left slightly, over a bulge, and then the final tricky move. A gaston with left hand, high right foot, and rockover and reach to good hold! Lovely.

with Katie Keeley, Alex Bashford
Gareth 29/Mar/09 Lead RP

bottom tricky to work out, but really only 4 moves long. easy enough thereafter

with Lorraine
maresia 15/Mar/09 2nd dog
with Rob Scheichl
Will Homoky 26/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Hindson
Mr Tickle 22/Oct/08 Lead O/S

Night Climb. Direct start

with Anthony Ray
Jonathan Emett 27/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with rich
mjeffery 12/Aug/08 Lead O/S
richardr ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
vertigo 16/Jul/08 Lead RP
MarkRyder 18/May/08 Lead O/S
with Alex
chiverstom 11/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Ivo
Jonathan Emett 03/Nov/07 Lead dnf
Jonathan Emett 06/Oct/07 Lead dnf

Nailed the direct start - yesss! - then got scared on the midsection - do'h!

with Peter Weston
dobby 200 06/Sep/07 Lead β
rhino_bill 11/Apr/07 TR dog

Fell off at the last bolt.. next time!

Stephen Roberts 01/Apr/07 -
with Les Jennings and Pete Trewin
Hidden ??/2007 -
timharrison 03/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Suse
tradguy 28/May/06 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Richard Horn ??/2004 Lead O/S
Marti999 ?/Aug/00 Lead O/S
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