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Western Front Direct*** 7a

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The third full sport route on this section. The obvious crack in the headwall is gained via a tricky move over the roof. 'The' route of the quarry and a strong candidate for best Fr.7a on sandstone.
M Crocker, R Thomas 29/Oct/1988
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead β - 15/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Mar/14

Got it second go but wouldnt mind climb this 10,20 100 more times . Honestly this is the best climb for so far here in Wales .Go and try it, deff no push over , proper 7a.
Petar Samkov - Lead RP - 23/Mar/14

i.fish2000 - Lead dnf - 27/Sep/13

Seriously dooged on lead. Poor effort from me really.
DaveFidler - TR RP - 27/Sep/13 with Gen

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Jun/13

Huw Mithan - TR dog - 06/Jun/13 with Olivier Goury

Hidden - Lead dnf - 05/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jun/13

Gareth T - 2nd dog - 15/May/13 with Julian

Worked and placed draws. Easy ish redpoint second attempt. Some good rests under every hard move. Great route.
xcomm - Lead RP - 06/Apr/13

Crux was wet
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 04/Oct/12 with Guy Percival

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/Aug/12

Hidden - TR dog - 08/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/May/12

2nd go.
richardr - Lead RP - 24/Mar/12 with Al Rosier

Billg - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/12 with Bob Brewer

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/12

DafSWMC - Lead β - 06/Nov/11 with Gareth

Bloody awsome, wanted it for ages
gingernick - Lead rpt - 24/May/11 with Daryl

Hidden - TR RP - 12/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/May/11

nutcracker - Lead dnf - 25/Sep/10 with Mark Barrett

Marky B - Lead dog - 25/Sep/10 with nutcracker

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Oct/09

top-roped clean just second go
Tim W - TR RP - 06/Sep/09 with nikgoile

Tim W - Lead dog - 21/May/09 with Sarah Jenkins

Will no doubt become some sort of red-point project for me. Felt do-able but hard! Lovely route
Cardi - TR dog - 23/Apr/09 with Alex

Will be back to finish this one.
tweedcore - Lead dnf - 09/Oct/08 with Marina Unterforsthuber

Hidden - Lead RP - Jul/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Oct/07

Billg - Lead RP - 2007 with Bob Brewer

goi.ashmore - Lead β - 20/Aug/97 with James Tracey

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
karoo88, i.fish2000, Hidden, Dan_Carroll, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 24
hard 7a+0 of 12
7a+0 of 12
easy 7a+3 of 12
hard 7a7 of 12
7a2 of 12
easy 7a0 of 12
hard 6c+0 of 12
6c+0 of 12
easy 6c+0 of 12
3 Stars5 of 12
2 Stars7 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead29 of 36 (80.6%)
Followed1 of 36 (2.8%)
Toproped6 of 36 (16.7%)

clean β3 of 36 (8.3%)
clean rpt4 of 36 (11.1%)
clean RP13 of 36 (36.1%)
dogged11 of 36 (30.6%)
dnf5 of 36 (13.9%)