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Short Stories*** E4 6a

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26m. Follow Ghenghis to the first bolt, then up left passing two further bolts to an exiting finishing move,easier for the tall!
S Howe, S Harland 02/Apr/1987

Ticklists: North Wales Rock Graded List, Best slab climbs of the UK, a State of Slate.

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This climb is in 73 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Great line, felt quite steady but my feet were very painful afterwards.
Dan724 - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/13 with James Lloyd

jumped at top!
soph - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Andy Scott

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Nick Smith

Julian Cooper - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Ben Steel

First E4! Done after Khubla Khan. Very sustained and had to make some tricky moves quite far from the bolts. Did manage to get some rests in.
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Ryan Gibson

tim newton - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with stuart lade

Unbelievable - climbed cleanly and steadily all the way, then fell off literally millimetres from clipping the top bolt! So annoyed, and bruised heels to remind me never to drop the top again!
Tom Livingstone - Lead dog - 30/May/13 with Henry Francis

Incredibly enjoyable!
air - Lead O/S - 22/May/13 with Calum

wolf.leeb - Lead rpt - 19/May/13 with Alexis

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12

williamsd79 - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/12 with Andy Woolston

Jenny Crook - 2nd - 24/Aug/12 with Andy Woolston, Rob Patchett

Nice route, was feeling good so got on it, felt straight forward and easier than Slug club.
centurion05 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/12 with dyl, patch

JulesV - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Graham Atkins

Graham Atkins - 2nd - 01/Jul/12

Tom Seccombe - Lead dnf - 25/Jun/12 with BenRyle, tj murry

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12

Got to the second bolt... then got gripped and didn't really fancy going much further. Some other day!
Dafydd Llywelyn - Lead dnf - 12/Apr/12 with Sion McGuinnes

spidey - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with dave

Bit more like it. 2nd go.
mynyddresident - Lead β - 13/Oct/11 with ben

Ah no chuffin way, mid mantle felt my foot slip and instinctively grabbed the bolt....Runout
mynyddresident - Lead dog - 02/Sep/11 with wolf

Flash.. pretty sustained hard 6a route with a decent runnout.. defo classic E4.
wolf.leeb - Lead β - 01/Sep/11 with nic

markalmack - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with katie garrett

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/11

Nice Sustained technical climbing, three stars or sure! felt much better on this than slug club special.
willoates - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Iona

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Jon Pearson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11

feilx - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Andy L

AlexD - TR O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Dan

Liam FLeming - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11 with mark up the road

Got calf pump and cried a bit
smallerrich - Lead O/S - 27/May/11 with Sam C

Great climbing, quite sustained. Beautiful day as well!
McGuinness - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Ian ll-j

blew the onsight last year, was gutted. 3* classic
david morse - Lead RP - 04/Mar/11 with andy psyche

Hidden - 2011

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

nic42 - 2nd dog - 09/Oct/10 with Jack

Sustained and superb
Lloyders - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10

Great pitch. A few 'deep-breath' moments but steady.
farmus21 - Lead - 07/Jun/10 with Sam Radcliffe

best route i'v done on slate, to date.
samrad - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with smallerrich

Hard for the short at top, felt like the crux to get top ledge. sustained, calf-pumping, harrassing, excellent. Didnt start up khubla, nearly e5 imo.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Ben alsford

Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/09 with Drew Mulcahy

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/09

Hidden - TR - 23/May/09

hans solo - Jan/09

hans solo - Lead - Jan/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/08

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with Nige

nige - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with richard kirby

barni - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/08 with Si

Awesome! Runnout!
Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/08 with Tim Evans

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Mar/08

Hidden - 2008

Matt Vigg - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

backed off this but down-climbed: the start seemed pretty insecure and i wasnt really feeling it. looks amazing, will definitely be back...
ksjs - Lead dnf - 26/May/07 with goosebump

Hidden - 2006

Dringo - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Jul/95

Roget - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/93 with colin

adi bryant - Lead O/S - 23/May/93 with Tim

PaulHermes - 1993

All out jump at the top, thankfully next to the bolt.
Jon Read - Lead O/S - Jul/92 with Roger Peppe

mark-abz - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/90 with Andy W

whispering nic - Lead - Aug/90

Mike Owen - 05/Jun/88 with Rick Newcombe

sadams - Lead - 20/Aug/87 with Guy Townsend

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Total votes cast 66
hard E50 of 22
E50 of 22
easy E52 of 22
hard E48 of 22
E411 of 22
easy E41 of 22
hard E30 of 22
E30 of 22
easy E30 of 22
hard 6b0 of 22
6b0 of 22
easy 6b0 of 22
hard 6a13 of 22
6a9 of 22
easy 6a0 of 22
hard 5c0 of 22
5c0 of 22
easy 5c0 of 22
3 Stars19 of 22
2 Stars3 of 22
1 Star0 of 22
0 Stars0 of 22
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Style of ascent

Lead50 of 73 (68.5%)
Followed9 of 73 (12.3%)
Toproped2 of 73 (2.7%)
Unknown12 of 73 (16.4%)

'Climbed'21 of 73 (28.8%)
clean O/S38 of 73 (52.1%)
clean β3 of 73 (4.1%)
clean rpt2 of 73 (2.7%)
clean RP2 of 73 (2.7%)
dogged4 of 73 (5.5%)
dnf3 of 73 (4.1%)