The Machine in the Ghost** E5 6b
[Slate Quarry Art or Graffiti?, 2 kb]42m. Chipped and now sports three bolts, rather than a skyhook for the 7a crux as on the first ascent! so safer nowadays. still Technical, Start to the left of the central groove, follow the thin crack to a bolt. Step right and rock over then step up to a good ledge. Moving left and up past two more bolts to a shared lower off with Scheherezade. Direct start is about 6b.
A Woodward unseconded 10/Aug/1986

Photo: Slate Quarry Art or Graffiti? © ian Ll-J

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Packs it in from the word go. Relentlessly technical.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/14 with James Taylor

2nd go. Also went left at the last bolt, probably not as bold as direct.
Daniel Heath - Lead RP - 04/Jul/13 with Matt Rust

cool route, struggled with the last 1-2 moves heading direct up to the belay. feet were killing me!
rustaldo - Lead dnf - 04/Jul/13 with Dan Heath

Hidden - Lead dnf - 06/Apr/13

wasn't feeling it and couldn't commit to run-outs. great moves tho. really stretchy to clip bolts.
samrad - Lead dnf - 16/Oct/10 with crad

barni - Lead dnf - 11/Apr/10 with Justin Hughes

Failed on the lead first.
Brown - TR rpt - 17/Oct/09 with Pete

Hidden - 2006

Dringo - 2005

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