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Watch Me Wallaby Wank, Frank** E4 6a

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15m. Start at the finish of Short Stories (left of arete). Climb passed two bolts (crux is in between). Step right for a good foothold on arete. Continue up to the ledge. Either finish direct up to the left (precarious) or follow the arete (easier). Bolt belay on a block at the top. A bolt has replaced where there was an insitu peg.
N Harms, G Alderson 03/Aug/1986

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This climb is in 99 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

robman - TR O/S - 13/Jul/14

dig - TR dog - 13/Jul/14 with rob

1st try. Soft for E4 but would not want to fall from the 1st section or the top. Good route.
SGD - Lead RP - 09/Jul/14 with Vicky Holmes

More shunt practice but with the aim of leading this one. 1st bolt is pretty high but not as high as slug club maybe 5a/b climbing? but a fall from before that bolt could send you over the edge and down into never neverland. Crux is well protected though and fairly short lived. Run out finish but easier climbing.
SGD - TR RP - 08/Jul/14 with Shunt

Fell of due to being a fanny, got it third go. No way this deserves a trad grade, felt more like f6c. Crux sequence is good fun, the top is a bit crap in comparison.
ianstevens - Lead - 25/May/14

climbEdclimb - Lead dog - 25/May/14

6c sport . . .
ad111 - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 18/May/14

tgeh - Lead RP - 16/May/14 with dan geh

Dan Geh - Lead RP - 16/May/14 with Thomas Geh

Kazza91 - Lead - May/14

BenRyle - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/14 with Vas

Found the crux move really hard!
Dan724 - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/14 with Ben Ryle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/14

More like f6b
Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Anna

E3 at most. Climbed with Topher and Emily.
richiebongo - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/13

Couple of nice moves right next to bolts
Dr Toph - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/13 with Richard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Aug/13

tim newton - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13 with chris wallis

Chriswallis2 - Lead β - 14/Aug/13 with Tim

soph - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Andy Scott

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jul/13

chris sm - 2nd O/S - Jul/13 with Jon Pearson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13

E3 6a.. Worthwhile.
wolf.leeb - Lead O/S - 13/May/13 with jo

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2013

Good but short-lived. Can't really see where the E4 comes from (the move to the first bolt?)
ksjs - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/12 with Torquil

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/12

Nice little route, E2/3 5c.
McGuinness - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/11 with Ian ll-j

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - 2011

one cool section of climbing between the 1st and 2nd bolt with a balancy 5c move, but generally not a good route as there is not a good line. went up to the left at top. E3 5c
samrad - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/10 with smallerrich

One thin move
david morse - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with big Jon

ground-up 2nd go. was really cold after belaying mason on never-neverland....got to crux on 1st go then got all confused with my feet and as i moved my foot up to the good foothold my hands popped. lowered to the ground, warmed up and then had it. wicked moves to, and up the arete. A good route IMHO
Duncan Campbell - UKC - Lead β - 07/Nov/10 with Jez Hawksworth

Owain Llewelyn - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/10 with Dad

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/10 with Liam, Konrad Doyle

Lloyders - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Steve Clint

sam820 - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/10 with Alister

AlistairB - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Sam Davies

sam820 - 2nd - 13/Jun/10 with Sam

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/09

spidey - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/09

Hjort - 2nd dog - 29/Nov/08 with William Malcolm

Sgt. Vest - Lead dog - 29/Nov/08 with toby vye

barni - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/08 with Northern

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08

mr mills - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/08 with alun hughes

Matt Vigg - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

The only person from our group to get up this one without 'aiding' or falling off/hanging on the rope
hetaher - TR - 20/Aug/07 with Lee

Stepped on 1 bolt, cos the foothold was crap. Actually the bolt looked a bit dodgy so I thought I'd check it would at least take body weight :P
C@rwyn - TR - 20/Aug/07 with Jake

Pleased with my second clean onsight E3 lead. Topping out is definately easier for the tall man.
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/07 with Nick Bird

mattyork2 - 2nd dog - 09/Jun/07 with Alistair Robertson

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/07 with Bob

Hidden - Lead RP - 2007

Hidden - 2006

Rachael Barlow - 2nd - 27/Aug/05 with Pete Robins

Dringo - 2005

Rachael Barlow - 2005 with Pete Robins

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/03 with KM

No top peg or bolt.
Brown - Lead O/S - Oct/02 with Alex

TomMc - Lead RP - 2001

NeilGriffiths - Lead - 2000 with Dave, Simon

Hidden - Lead - 2000

petekeron - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - 2nd dog - Jun/99

Hidden - Lead - Apr/99

didn't find the peg mentioned in the guide book. So, the whole route was done with just the two bolts... scary.
Paul Boardman - Lead O/S - 1997 with Iain Boardman

Hidden - Lead - 12/Aug/96

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/96

Ched - Lead O/S - 1995 with Iolo

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Oct/94

Mark Kemball - Lead - 29/Aug/94 with Alison Dorey

Roget - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/93 with colin

Hidden - 2nd dog - 02/May/93

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/93

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - May/92 with Alan Walmsley

andrew300169 - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/91 with Tim

NickJH - 2nd dog - Aug/91 with DWilliams, N Smart, D Picker

tlr - Lead - 27/Jul/91 with Cal

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/91

whispering nic - 12/May/91 with Ali W

tlr - 2nd - 09/Jun/90 with Nick

chrisdavies - Lead - 1990

westong - Lead - 01/Aug/89

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/88

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/88 with Dave Forster

Mike Owen - 05/Jun/88 with Rick Newcombe

steve taylor - Lead - Jun/88 with Steve Williams

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/88

neilh - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/87 with dave croker

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/87

sadams - 2nd - 15/Apr/87 with Guy Townsend

bullybones - Lead O/S - 1986

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hard E50 of 23
E50 of 23
easy E50 of 23
hard E40 of 23
E42 of 23
easy E411 of 23
hard E36 of 23
E34 of 23
easy E30 of 23
hard 6b0 of 29
6b0 of 29
easy 6b0 of 29
hard 6a2 of 29
6a18 of 29
easy 6a9 of 29
hard 5c0 of 29
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 99 (1.0%)
Lead66 of 99 (66.7%)
Followed19 of 99 (19.2%)
Toproped5 of 99 (5.1%)
Unknown8 of 99 (8.1%)

'Climbed'33 of 99 (33.3%)
clean O/S47 of 99 (47.5%)
clean β2 of 99 (2.0%)
clean rpt2 of 99 (2.0%)
clean RP7 of 99 (7.1%)
dogged8 of 99 (8.1%)