Back Wall Traverse*** V4 / f6B
[Xmas Eve at Hobson Moor, 2 kb]Traverse the left hand wall from the far left to ledges on the arete. 30m+ of pumpy fun. Problem 1 in Rockfax: Peak Bouldering (1998)

Photo: Xmas Eve at Hobson Moor © davelaking
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This climb is in 121 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

JamieSparkes - Sent rpt - 03/Nov/14 with Claire Holland

r-l
john lynch - Sent - 10/Oct/14 with fred prall, Lewis Andrew

There and back again, but made good use of both the kneebar at the LHS and the shoulder press on the way back. need to eliminate these properly.
JamieSparkes - Sent - 03/Oct/14

JimboWizbo - Sent - 03/Oct/14

R-l, and working on the return trip, most of the moves wired, but need a better sequence around the pillar.
JamieSparkes - Sent - 16/Sep/14

done R-L twice, then fell off the final undercuts twice. still an improvement.
JamieSparkes - Sent - 12/Sep/14 with solo

Almost powered out the retro flash but fell on last move. Bit of beta for an easier way to do the crux and just about got it before having to leave.
Graeme Hammond - Sent x - 10/Sep/14 with Tim Waterhouse

Hidden - Sent - 31/Aug/14

Hidden - Sent - 23/Aug/14

JimboWizbo - Sent - 22/Aug/14

JimboWizbo - Sent rpt - 18/Jul/14 with gaz

Quicky after work
JimboWizbo - Sent rpt - 10/Jul/14 with Beth

Hidden - 02/Jul/14

Hidden - 01/Jul/14

Hidden - Sent - 12/Jun/14

Hidden - Sent - 10/Jun/14

georgenvk - Sent dnf - 08/Jun/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - 03/Jun/14

Finally!
JamieSparkes - Sent x - 18/May/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - 09/May/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - 21/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent O/S - 19/Apr/14

Twice! Woohoo
JimboWizbo - Sent - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - 16/Apr/14

Right to left, as far as the LH jug/sidepull, twice, still to do it and walk off
JimboWizbo - Sent - 13/Mar/14 with Beth

john lynch - Sent - 11/Dec/13

Hidden - Sent dnf - 27/Sep/13

Finally finally finally. Only took a few years - but today - I did it (right to left and including a mess up after 'the move' near the start that is a nightmare for shorties like me.
alicelarkin - Sent x - 16/Jul/13

Hidden - Sent rpt - 19/Jun/13

Finally ticked after probably 5 visits over the course of a few years. Great traverse, now for the journey back right.
Jonny Nick - Sent x - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - Sent - 07/Jun/13

Finally!
MTL - Sent x - 13/May/13

Soft, not quite worth the hype
joe.91 - Sent O/S - 23/Apr/13 with Liam

Always tried this left to right, though the peak bouldering says right to left! Much better this way. Did it first go like this and then a few laps there and almost back. Great little traverse.
Duncan Campbell - Sent - 03/Apr/13

jordan taylor - Sent rpt - 29/Mar/13

Hidden - Sent dnf - 13/Mar/13

MikeHughes6690 - 2013

Too wet to do it all but did most bits no probs..
Chad123 - Sent dnf - 11/Nov/12 with Jo, Emily, Huw

Damp!
Alex Thompson - Sent dnf - 20/Oct/12

georgenvk - Sent dnf - 07/Oct/12

Hidden - Sent rpt - Oct/12

R --> L Had a quick look when it was wet last time I was here. Went first go today in the dry. Will try L --> R next time which I suspect is harder.
Somerset swede basher - Sent x - 14/Sep/12

both ways, L to R still feels pumpy
Nick1812P - Sent rpt - 07/Sep/12

Hidden - Sent - 21/Aug/12

Not in one go... just training.
The Norris - Sent x - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - Sent dnf - 09/Aug/12

Hidden - Sent rpt - 25/May/12

Tried it a few times one day last year but kept falling of near the end. First go today :)
Rachel Slater - Sent x - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Sent dnf - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - Sent dnf - 30/Mar/12

jamesgodwin64 - 2nd dog - 24/Mar/12

ste_d - Sent rpt - 15/Nov/11 with mik

ste_d - Sent rpt - 04/Oct/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 29/Sep/11 with mik

Hidden - Solo - 25/Sep/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 15/Sep/11

Finally ticked, 8 yrs after first pulling on with Charlie, also remember being shown the crux by Kevin. So many memories. Easy really ;)Did main section 5 times.
Stig - Sent x - 30/Aug/11

Got as far as the last 5 moves maybe on the flash with Joe pointing out stuff. Pulled back on after i fell and finished off the final bit, route grade more appropriate maybe, 6c/6c+??
mattwyles1 - Sent x - 23/Aug/11 with Joe

ste_d - Sent rpt - 14/Aug/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 03/Aug/11

mikedelderfield - Sent rpt - 30/Jul/11

left-right x 1 right-left x 1 new mills after
gregoritos - 13/Jul/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 11/Jul/11

Hidden - Sent - 28/Jun/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 27/Jun/11

L to R, twice. R to L, a few times.
Nick1812P - Sent rpt - 10/Jun/11

Hidden - Sent x - 07/Jun/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 06/Jun/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 06/Jun/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 01/Jun/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 31/May/11

4 times right to left
Nick1812P - Sent rpt - 27/May/11

R to L
Nick1812P - Sent x - 10/May/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 04/May/11

Hidden - Sent β - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent O/S - 28/Mar/11

ste_d - Sent rpt - 22/Mar/11

rockjedi - Sent x - 14/Mar/11

seeps like a bitch
Matt Reid - Sent O/S - 23/Jan/11

mikedelderfield - 2011 with Steven Delderfield

pauldr - 23/Nov/10

Got all the moves sorted, just need to link.
petellis - Sent dnf - 10/Oct/10 with Alpha Blue, Ally

Hidden - Sent x - 10/Oct/10

Joughton - Sent x - Oct/10

Hidden - Sent dnf - 16/Aug/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 01/Aug/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 11/Jul/10

r-l first time / l-r until r hand in middle 2 crimps
davelaking - Sent x - 10/Jul/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 20/Jun/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 09/May/10

Sam Simpson - Sent x - 03/May/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 02/May/10

probably did it 18 years ago, so not really onsight
Tony Little - Sent O/S - 08/Apr/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 28/Mar/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 14/Mar/10

ste_d - Sent rpt - 27/Sep/09

Hidden - Sent x - 02/Jul/09

ste_d - Sent rpt - 24/May/09

Pura Vida - Solo - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - Sent O/S - 05/Mar/09

Joe Costello - Sent rpt - 2009

cymjt - 2009

ste_d - Sent rpt - 18/Oct/08

psychicbread - Sent dnf - 02/Jul/08 with James

craig h - Sent - 16/Jun/08

worked about half of it.
SecretSquirrel - Sent dnf - 10/Feb/08

Mancunianimport - 2008

Both directions.
kingholmesy - Sent x - 2008

riklegge - 2008 with Stuart Mackay

Right to Left & Left to Right
OffshoreAndy - Sent - 02/Oct/07

Hidden - Sent x - Aug/07

Hidden - Sent x - Jun/07

nige - Sent - 30/Mar/03

A Crook - Sent x - 20/Mar/01 with Dale Holding

Roget - Sent x - 2001

Fantastic training.
mcb - Solo RP - 2001

Dave Douglas - Sent O/S - 08/Jul/97

Many try this one but few succeed!
Sean Kelly - May/92

Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 1990

Left to right
David Smith - 1986

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