Capturing the Coelacanth** 7b
A hard route with a powerful finish up the thin headwall above Pure Gold. It incorporates an old left-hand start to Pure Gold up a steep scoop. © ROCKFAX
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Got to the crux move clean then pumped out trying to figure out the move. Big old move required in the end that took several attempts before I got it. Skin was looking very thin afterwards so didn't have another go.
shed_hed - Lead dog - 26/Oct/14 with TC, Dougie Swanson-Low

Big and brilliant moves. Fell off the last one unfortunately.
dswansonlow - Lead dog - 26/Oct/14 with TC, Darren McMaster

dswansonlow - TR dog - 28/Jun/14 with Harry Wickham

Rich Kirby - Lead - 08/Jul/12 with Pete

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

2nd go
gregoritos - 27/Feb/11

sadly i couldnt Capture the Coelacanth due to damp crimps. really quite liked this but the run-out is just stupid. also why not swap the starts of this and Pure Gold to give more logical lines? lowered from last bolt. cruxy.
ksjs - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/10 with owen

nige - Lead - 24/Jun/07 with pete chadwick

Mike Owen - 16/May/98 with Elaine Owen

robyn1 - 1980

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