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[LDJ crouching in niche, 3 kb]35'. Start just left of the left arete that bounds the front face of the crag. Climb the steep wall via an OHung niche to the top. It is also possible to traverse RWs above the OHs (on rounded holds) and then climb to the top.
Barrie & Pete Biven, Cliff Fishwick 14/May/1961

Photo: LDJ crouching in niche © LDJ
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This climb is in 49 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Fell trying to go straight up into the niche, 2nd go used the crack line 1 meter to the left and then into the niche.
phil456 - 2nd dog - 15/Jul/14 with Graham M

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Debbie

mark schramm - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/13 with Chris E

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Aug/13

A brutal climb. Getting into the niche was pretty hard work, and escaping it more so. Stay out of the niche if you can ...
petecallaghan - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/13 with David Llewelyn

Epic body wrestle to get into niche, brilliant exit moves from niche and balancy bulges to finish in fading light. Thanks to Mark for holding the ropes and coming up in the dark. Strongly recommend getting on this course clean and full body piece of Dartmoors finest.
chris ebbutt - Lead - 07/Aug/13 with Mark

One of my favourite routes of the day.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Mark Davis, Jack Bradbrook

Last route of the day and really bloody struggled on this. Took me ages to get up the awkward middle section of the route and used more swear words than most people will hear in their lifetime.
Quarryboy - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Rob Stanfield, Mark Davies

Lee lead - crux move in niche after overhang.
surf1nal-kern0w - 2nd - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/12

lmacey - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12

martin clarke - 2nd - 10/Aug/12 with chris floss_81

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/12

nickdonohue - Lead - Jul/12 with Emma Grant

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/11

stephen ashworth - 2nd - 28/Jun/11 with john frost, floss_81

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11

Myfingershavefallenoff - 04/Jun/11

Led straight up the thin finger crack to the bulge but couldn't get passed. Managed it as second by doing a leg jam.
Chaman - 2nd dog - 01/Jun/11 with Ollie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/11

Motown - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with Jo Day

leohl - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

jcook1980 - 14/May/11

mike88 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11 with Hannah Good

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 14/Mar/11 with Nic Dill

timreynolds - Lead - 16/Aug/10 with Steve Taylor

Luuuuuke - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with David

Led to the pod, then bailed - apologies to Nick who then had to lead it ;o)
mattparratt - 2nd - 23/May/10

tcfield - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/10 with Marie-Fanny Racault

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Fell on the overhang
Dilwat - Lead dog - 16/Jul/09 with dready, surferstan

Lead from overhang to top. Gear in place for start (thanks to Joe and Ian)
SurferStan - Lead dog - 15/Jul/09 with Joe Coeburn, Dilwat

Hidden - TR - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 09/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/May/07

Came off, v.slippy conditions. Beautiful location
manwithacam - Lead - 20/Nov/06 with Martin

Hidden - Lead - 23/Sep/06

Jon Evans - Mar/05

superb route
nickdonohue - Lead - May/03 with Kath Donohue

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/03

jonlord - Lead O/S - Apr/03

Hidden - TR - 2003

Good dry Paul
climbingrichard - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/97

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/96

climbingrichard - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/96

colin milton - TR - 29/Aug/93 with eric milton

climbingrichard - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/92

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
welsh boy, Edd_Harris

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Style of ascent

Lead30 of 49 (61.2%)
Followed13 of 49 (26.5%)
Toproped3 of 49 (6.1%)
Unknown3 of 49 (6.1%)

'Climbed'23 of 49 (46.9%)
clean O/S21 of 49 (42.9%)
clean rpt1 of 49 (2.0%)
dogged4 of 49 (8.2%)