There's been some confusion over the line of this climb. The logical line is to initially follow Ames Low, but make one move higher up Slugtaste before making a big span to an obvious boss at the top of the flake. Just as good as Ames low and deserves more attention.

Richard Ames

tombeasley 06/Sep Sent rpt
Joyce 06/Sep Sent rpt

Five times while working High Blow and The Loop. Got it on each of the five attempts too.

with Tom B
tombeasley 10/May Sent rpt
Joyce 26/Apr Sent rpt

Four times as working The Loop.

tombeasley 26/Apr Sent rpt
Joyce 22/Apr Sent rpt

Twice in 5 mins as part of An Cap training for The Loop.

tombeasley 19/Apr Sent rpt
Joyce 19/Apr Sent x

Repeat. Usual warm up first. Second go today (slipped off early on as warming up)after practising the span once. Get's the heart racing nicely.

tombeasley 06/May/14 Sent x

Ticked 3rd go tonight felt tired and a little under the weather but this brightened the evening up. Really good problem as good as aims low. Maybe a tad harder but still same grade.

tombeasley 04/May/14 Sent dnf

Will go easily next time, skin stopped play again..... took a while to find the crucial hold for the big move. Great problem!

Joyce ?/May/14 Sent x

Took a few goes, especially pysching myself up for that long, high span. Harder and possibly better than Ames Low.

fyfee8a 13/May/13 -
with gazza
Dan Savory 26/Apr/13 -

I've always been confused about this line. When I put it in the bouldering guide I wasn't really sure. Did it today going along Ames low, up Slugtaste one more move than Ames Low then making a similar but bigger span to a boss at the top of the flakes. Seems like a feasible line at 7a+ and is at least as good as Ames Low. Deserves attention for Sliced Slug devotees!

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