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The Hooker** 7a

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[Dan Cook on The hooker 7a at foxhole cove, 3 kb]Shares the start and belay of Foxy Lady, but after the ledge takes the right hand line fairly easily to a few tough moves over the final bulge back left toward the belay.
John Bullock 1990

Photo: Dan Cook on The hooker 7a at foxhole cove © dan cook
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 39 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

brices - Lead dog - 30/Mar/14 with Llinos

Bloody tuff at the top. Get stronger to smash it :) came off at the layback> to be continued!!
gingernick - Lead dog - 23/Mar/14

quiffhanger - Lead β - 07/Oct/13 with Kate

horrible 3rd clip and a tricky upper crux
Caspian Johnson - Lead RP - 22/Aug/13 with Nick Goile

Send train has left the station
Tomar - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Kerstin

Paul Robertson - Lead dnf - 31/May/13 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 31/May/13 with paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/May/13

Wanted to flash it, but the crux got me! Second go. Nice route, think its a touch harder than Joy Da Viva
CLedden - Lead RP - 01/May/13 with Rosie

Clean lead after a few sessions working the route. First 7a redpoint.
mikewiggs - Lead RP - 30/Apr/13

DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 02/Mar/13 with Mike Wigglesworth

Fairly steady, but climbing with weary arms.
DorsetGareth - Lead dog - 01/Mar/13 with Mike Wigglesworth

Hidden - 2013

Nice line, fairly easy if you take your time and don't get pumped before the crux at the top
Ciro - Lead β - 27/Oct/12 with Clare

Hidden - Lead β - 09/Sep/12

shoulders - Lead dog - 08/Aug/12 with andy sharp

Cailean Harker - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/12

steve.warrington - Lead RP - 26/Feb/12 with Sam Clarke

Dan_Carroll - Lead RP - 18/Dec/11 with jonskippy

2nd attempt. still lacking onsight skills
AshWH - Lead RP - 24/Aug/11 with Chris Shep

Took a while to work the last moves. Really wanted to get it clean on the second try, no luck though.
keithpeck - Lead dog - 30/Jun/11

mikeshewring - TR RP - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Jun/11

2nd Go. Steep
chris wyatt - Lead RP - 12/Feb/11 with Sam

Caspian Johnson - Lead dog - 29/Sep/10 with simon robinson

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Aug/10

sadams - Lead - 23/Aug/10 with Catherine Adams

RD - Lead - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Jun/10

BicepAndrews - Lead RP - 15/Mar/10 with Caspian Johnson

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Apr/09

Billg - Lead rpt - 28/Mar/09 with Bob Brewer

simonr - Lead RP - 14/May/08 with Jon Freeman

Hidden - 2008

jfreeman - Lead O/S - 10/May/07 with Nick Gillet

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Apr/06

Billg - Lead RP - Apr/04

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/95 with Dee Herbert

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Arcarn, selman, onlytovey

Voting
Total votes cast 23
hard 7a+0 of 12
7a+0 of 12
easy 7a+0 of 12
hard 7a6 of 12
7a4 of 12
easy 7a2 of 12
hard 6c+0 of 12
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easy 6c+0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead36 of 39 (92.3%)
Toproped1 of 39 (2.6%)
Unknown2 of 39 (5.1%)

'Climbed'4 of 39 (10.3%)
clean O/S6 of 39 (15.4%)
clean β4 of 39 (10.3%)
clean rpt1 of 39 (2.6%)
clean RP17 of 39 (43.6%)
dogged6 of 39 (15.4%)
dnf1 of 39 (2.6%)