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I've Been a Bad, Bad Boy*** 7c

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The best 7c around with a superb finish and a grade you can argue about for years. (Possibly 7c+ but I'm not allowed to say that). © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Classic UK F7s.

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This climb is in 101 logbooks, and on 29 wishlists.

1 go. Best yet! Maybe I am getting a little fitter. Climbed all the way through up to pulling into the groove but didn't have the beans to get my feet up.
dswansonlow - Lead dog - 24/Jul/14 with TC, Darren McMaster

Still feels as hard as it did before...
shed_hed - Lead dog - 24/Jul/14 with TC, Dougie Swanson-Low

Oh my god, when will this ever start to feel easier...
dswansonlow - Lead dog - 22/Jul/14 with Darren McMaster

Fight at the end of the session. Got it by skin of my teeth. Felt harder then when I red pointed it 3 years ago! But I had been working it for weeks back then! Great climbing, one of the best
Glyn - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/14 with Amy

Hidden - TR dog - 22/Jun/14

First one of the year
doylo - Lead - 13/May/14

Route was in great condition and not at all greasy which makes a big difference! The traverse felt easier this time around but still struggling with the start and end moves!
shed_hed - Lead dog - 13/May/14 with Dougie Swanson-Low

bolt to bolted to put clips in then red pointed
Ed Booth - Lead RP - 12/May/14 with Angus Kille

Got all the moves this time but had to rest on most of the draws through lack of stamina
Adam Booth - Lead dog - 25/Apr/14 with Rob Ierson, Ed Booth

broken finger, this route does not want me to climb it it seems
Ed Booth - Lead dog - 25/Apr/14 with Adam Booth

Did it first time I got through the first crux. King of last moves!
nathanlee - Lead RP - 28/Mar/14 with Oli Grounsell

Great climbing. Didnt warm up properly and got flash pump on the onsight. Lowered to the ground and climbed 2nd go. Amazing finishing moves!!
Cailean Harker - Lead RP - 23/Mar/14 with Mike Goldthorp

brices - Lead dnf - 23/Mar/14 with Mike, Cailean

Struggling a bit with the low down crux but v. close to being able to get it clean to start of traverse. Traverse is super pumpy and will need to work out a good sequence and do some stamina training. Penultimate moves are hard when fresh and will be desperate when pumped. Not got enough reach so have to go from closer, poorer undercut, explode my foot across (very fluffable) and go from there... On the plus side I can do all the moves when fresh and the moves are excellent and so varied.
shed_hed - Lead dog - 15/Mar/14 with Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - Lead dog - 15/Mar/14 with Darren McMaster

Bolt to bolt trying to work out the moves.
shed_hed - Lead dog - 14/Mar/14 with Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - Lead dog - 14/Mar/14 with Darren McMaster

So happy to finally do this! A real fight right to the final jug, power-screaming all the way up the groove! Interesting to read my previous failed log, which was before my accident 3 years ago. Coming back to retro flash it was a really profound feeling. The best sport climb I've ever done.
Mike Goldthorp - Lead - Mar/14 with Simon, Cailean Harker

Hidden - 2014

Guh! Powerful and pumpy!
shed_hed - Lead dog - 01/Sep/13 with Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - Lead dog - 01/Sep/13 with Darren McMaster

Fell on second last move - bugger. Still, get to climb it again another day.
DDDD - Lead dog - 20/Jun/13 with Sham

Psyched! Sure it's only 7c for me but still, mega! Solid on the RP, perfect climb!
Tom Livingstone - Lead RP - 09/Jun/13 with Pete Harrison

Ally Smith - TR rpt - 20/Apr/13 with Matt Donnelly

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - TR dog - 31/Aug/12

Hidden - TR dog - 26/Aug/12

None of it felt that hard, but there's no way I've got the stamina at the moment. Keen to get back on it after my next Euro sport trip!
Adam Booth - TR dog - 26/Aug/12 with David Rose

Only had short time Fucked up first go at first boulder prob. then dropped last move again next go.
Ed Booth - Lead dog - 11/Aug/12 with Adam Booth

_m.cox_ - Lead RP - 26/Jul/12 with Ben West

Fun climbing
westyb3 - Lead β - 01/Jul/12 with Heather Ogston

Fell at last move on flash. next go the same. Third was shite.
Ed Booth - Lead dog - 13/May/12 with Fennerz

Not really a warm-up, but great fun none the less!
Ally Smith - Lead rpt - 03/May/12 with Owen

NickHarms - Lead dog - 2012

LRob - Lead - 2012

yes.... first ever hard redpoint! got it on my 9th redpoint c'mon!!
phil64 - Lead RP - 12/Sep/11 with rachie

3rd 'proper' session, had to rest before and after traverse but will go soon....!
Tom Livingstone - Lead dog - 10/Sep/11 with josh cooper

Flashed putting the clips in. Failed on this when I last visited LPT 20 years ago.
edinbed - Lead - 24/Jul/11

Finally! With a borrowed deep dish upside down chalk bag. Probably took about 8 redpoints over 3 days. being short i found the penultimate move very hard and on off. First multiday redpoint experience
Glyn - Lead RP - 13/Jul/11 with phil

A quick redpoint attempt on a greasy bad melons too. Then did BBB for mileage
Ally Smith - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/11 with Dylan

ive never been so pumped
schof - Lead RP - 30/Jun/11 with will

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Jun/11

Luke Brooks - Lead RP - 11/Jun/11

steepstuff - 14/May/11 with Callum

blaza1 - Lead dog - May/11

steve_yo - Lead RP - 16/Apr/11 with jojo

Amazing! So close today, fell going up the groove 1st RP, slapping the final jug 2nd RP and holding the barndoor 3rd RP. Glad I have the fitness to give 3 good attempts and feel fresh for each one. Bosh this when I get back from Choro!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead dog - 27/Mar/11 with Tim Peck, Duncan Campbell

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Putting the clips in as i went
Ally Smith - Lead RP - 24/Oct/10

Ally Smith - Lead dog - 22/Oct/10 with Dylan

Ally Smith - Lead dog - 15/Oct/10 with Dylan

Did it clip to clip then got it first RP
Rob Pitt - Lead RP - 17/Sep/10 with Helen Pitt

Hidden - TR dnf - 08/Sep/10

got most of the traverse
barni - Lead dnf - 22/Aug/10 with long jon

barni - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/10 with long jon

1st redders, love it!
halfmanhalfbiscuit - Lead RP - Jul/10

zero six - Lead RP - Jul/10

Fell going for the finishing jug on the flash!, so close I gave it everything! What an awesome route!
willackers - Lead RP - 16/May/10 with lots of scottish people

Super classic testpiece finally done!
Henners - Lead RP - 16/May/10 with willackers

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Apr/10

nige - Lead RP - 24/Apr/10 with ewan mccallum

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Jul/09

Tricky finish
buzby78 - Lead RP - 22/Jul/09 with Johnny Stocking

Dave Searle - TR dog - 25/Jun/09 with rob

1st go - fell from the jug at the top - bad! 2nd go - at long last its done! really pleased. actually pretty solid on this, managed to recover on undercuts before final moves. 8 sessions, 18 tries (5 to work moves, 1 in bad conditions, 11 redpoint attempts and redpoint itself). surely one of the UKs best 7cs (or should i say 7c+ for the shorter amongst us)?
ksjs - Lead RP - 09/Jun/09 with owen

farmus21 - TR dog - 16/May/09 with George Ullrich

ksjs - Lead dog - 23/Apr/09 with jo

ksjs - Lead dog - 18/Apr/09 with jo

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead dog - 2009

ksjs - Lead dog - 26/Sep/08 with jo

ksjs - Lead dog - 26/Sep/08 with jo

ksjs - Lead dog - 26/Sep/08 with jo

ksjs - Lead dnf - 28/Aug/08 with jo

ksjs - Lead dog - 15/Aug/08 with jo

ksjs - Lead dog - 01/Jul/08 with john

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jun/08

bigie bob - Lead RP - 18/May/08

Gus - Lead RP - 28/Aug/07

marky - Lead RP - 26/Aug/07 with Sharon

ksjs - Lead dog - 01/Aug/07 with silvi

1st redpoint. Hard, I think 7c+
lx - Lead - 24/Jul/07 with alison

yeeeeee haaaaaaaaaaaaa super psyced man!!!
IOAN D - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/07 with Mills

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Apr/07

hard moves- but do-able- at least the first half
guyblackwood - TR dnf - 14/Apr/07 with Lee

Sooo close to settling a very old score
shark - Lead dog - 04/Aug/06 with Dan McManus

Boy - 2006

spidey - Lead RP - 26/May/05

Hidden - 2000

kristian - Lead RP - 1998

3 days
sadams - Lead RP - 12/May/96

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Hidden - 1994

Got the OS on this but blew the big prize of Statement OS later in the day
Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead O/S - 1994 with keefe

Mike Owen - 26/Apr/92 with Mike Twid Turner

robyn1 - 1985

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Style of ascent

Lead79 of 101 (78.2%)
Toproped9 of 101 (8.9%)
Unknown13 of 101 (12.9%)

'Climbed'20 of 101 (19.8%)
clean O/S2 of 101 (2.0%)
clean β1 of 101 (1.0%)
clean rpt4 of 101 (4.0%)
clean RP31 of 101 (30.7%)
dogged37 of 101 (36.6%)
dnf6 of 101 (5.9%)