The Tribeswoman*** 7c+
[first time to tunnel wall , 3 kb]30m. Essentially the direct start to Railway Children. Seven bolts of fingery and thin climbing of the finest quality (Decent shake at bolt 6) leads to the left end of the Railway Children traverse and also unfortunately its crux. Possibly the hardest of the 7c+ lines on the wall.
No longer run out at the start due to the addition of Vector Space.
P.Laughlan Jun/1990

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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Day 1 - May have bitten off more than I can chew. Still, early days...
JLS - TR dnf - 14/Jun/15 with Koon

Major memory leak! Can't remember any beta from last year. Felt like the first time on it. It is going to be a long slog :(
Koon - TR dog - 14/Jun/15 with John Sharples

a_hein - TR dog - 12/Jun/15 with Viv Scott

A couple of quick goes on the RC crux. Think I have a sequence but nails. Lots of hard moves on fingernail sized crimps and super slim pinches. Shame season is over!
Koon - TR dog - 13/Sep/14 with John Sharples

RC crux is nails. Still haven't quite got the sequence yet...gawd knows how one is supposed to get through that after 8 bolts of hard climbing...
Koon - TR dog - 07/Sep/14 with John Sharples

Slowly getting the sequences to bolt 8. Railway Children crux still to do. Very long and sustained.
Koon - TR dog - 31/Aug/14 with John Sharples

Much better today. Got the first 5 bolts clean on TR. Razor sharp holds and finger tips scarified.
Koon - TR dog - 27/Aug/14 with John Sharples

Ooh very hard. Can't even get the first bolt wired!!!!
Koon - TR dog - 25/Aug/14 with John Sharples

Moves felt quite easy but only one rp attempt in me
julesp - Lead dog - 09/Aug/14 with Iain

2 rp attempts but not fit enough and need to work out better sequence for RC crux.
marky - Lead dog - 26/May/14 with Sharon

Very cold but got all moves sorted.
marky - Lead dog - 23/May/14 with Sharon

warmed up on tr then by the time id fallen off first rp just before bolt 6 the migraine came on!
julesp - TR dog - 25/Aug/13 with Iain

Defo 7c+, not hard enough for the 8a suggested above.
Adam Lincoln - Lead RP - 21/Jul/13 with Dave Redpath

forgot how amazing this route is. all the moves came back to me. ready to go for redpoint again
julesp - 2nd dog - 09/Jun/13 with kat

got Elvis leg at poor rest below rc crux and was forced to move quicker than I wanted. Got through top crux to rh pinch and just ran out of steam.
julesp - Lead dog - 05/Sep/12 with angus

stripping route got it clean to the spike above rc crux. just forgot feet. Good recovery at rests feels close to going.
julesp - TR dog - 25/Aug/12 with iain and neil

Cant blame the cold this time was just climbing rubbish! took some whippers
julesp - Lead dog - 26/Jun/12 with iain, fraser, angus, darren and john

took some air time at the tribeswoman crux. way too cold to even think about redpoint just couldn't recover anywhere
julesp - Lead dog - 14/Jun/12 with Iain

Fantastic route, a lot of hard moves to remember!
sheppy - Lead dog - 09/Jun/12 with iain n jules

reworked moves above the rest and railwaychldren crux. clean from first original bolt up to start of crux. hopefully go for redpoint next time pretty cold
julesp - TR dog - 09/Jun/12 with iain and neil

clean from break to final easy section.
julesp - TR dog - 02/Jun/12 with iain and neil

Hidden - TR dog - 27/May/12

got all moves sussed up to where route moves into railway children which iv already worked. fingers and skin screaming! 2 days in a row is too much for my joints here. all moves sussed got a better sequence for crux courtesy of amanda. ready to start doing links.
julesp - TR dnf - 27/May/12 with amanda

Not recommended as a warm up!Very fingery Top roped the first six bolts to help Jules with her sequence. Not as bad as I was expecting.
sheppy - TR dnf - 26/May/12 with iain n jules

must have been having a bad day on Wed cause felt much more doable today. Still nails but got sequence for crux now.
julesp - TR dnf - 26/May/12 with kev, iain and neil, fraser

felt desperate. a few moves I couldn't even do in isolation
julesp - TR dog - 23/May/12 with kim

Cassidy - Lead RP - 2007

2nd ascent
mark mcgowan01 - 1990

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