Exorcise* 7b

Rockfax Description
Excellent sustained and fingery climbing up the ochre wall. The rock turns a bit dodgy towards the top. © ROCKFAX

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Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jul/15

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Jul/15

3rd go. First go pulled of a large chunk just below the first clip, thankfully my belayer was paying attention. Second go pulled of an important gaston just before the easy loose higher ground. Climbed clean third go, might suggest 7B or 7B+ as without the gaston the last hard move in somewhat harder
nutallovertheface - Lead RP - Oct/14 with steve & co

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/Aug/14

tedj234 - Lead - 16/Aug/14 with Kate

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Aug/14

Having probs with the first hard move last week. Seemed a OK today after I started to push and twist on my L foot a bit more. Thought it might feel contrived when looking at it from the ground but once climbing it feels totally independent. Difficulties are quite short. Great route understandably popular.
stp - Lead RP - 20/Jul/14 with Guy

Second go, reachy moves baffled me on the flash. Ok once I knew what to do. Felt a couple of grades harder than the 7a to the right
oldcheese - Lead - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/May/14

well happy to get the onsight...felt like 7b to me but sounds like i must have missed something from other comments as i did do some pretty big reaches!
Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Emma, Rebecca Partridge, Rich Jenkin

OliverRoss - TR dnf - 11/Apr/14 with Dan Boast, Adam Butterworth

One Rest, hard
Daniel Heath - Lead dog - 10/Sep/13 with Maddie Sweetman

drcorbasisgod - Lead RP - 21/Aug/13

Pleased to get this second go, even though I suspect it's easy at 7b. I'll take the guide book grade though! 7b in the Rockfax but only 7a+ here, a bit mean but perhaps closer to the real grade... The crux isn't obvious but was ok once I knew what to do. Some so-so rock but that doesn't get in the way too much.
Misha - Lead RP - 11/Aug/13 with Ian W

pawelgregorczyk - Lead RP - 14/Jul/13 with matiamallia

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Jun/13

7b. 2nd go
chiverstom - Lead RP - 06/Jun/13 with Dan Parkes

2nd go, I suspect a very low in the grade 7b, but still 7b.
Matt Broadhurst - Lead RP - 2013

Newham - 2013

Glyn - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/12 with Amy, Barni

on-sight to crux. not obvious to go left. ok on 1st RP.
RD - 09/Aug/12

jmhood - Lead rpt - 08/Oct/11

3rd go, and I tried it briefly a year ago. I kept thinking this was very easy 7b, but still took some effort to link...
jgustafsson - Lead RP - 30/Jul/11 with Pino

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11

steepstuff - 16/Apr/11 with John Reed

steepstuff - 12/Apr/11 with Mark Elwell

Watched a few guys on it before us so not totally onsight.
Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with George Taylor

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Aug/10

dav - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Gill B

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 14/May/07 with Mark Richardson

J_Clark - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

robyn1 - 2006

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
stp, matiamallia, Haydn Jones

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