Penal Servitude*** E5 6b
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Found the long move past the peg desperate. Glad I wimped out of the lead.
farmus21 - 2nd dog - 24/Apr/15 with Sam Radcliffe

samrad - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/15 with james G

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/14

barni - Lead RP - 03/Jul/14 with GG

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/14

Really happy with this, smashing moves, classic and a nice confidence boost.
sparkass - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Stuart Inchly

stuart34 - 2nd dog - 18/May/14 with duncan

Dropped off after climbing through crux, flash pumped. Didn't realise jug was two moves away! argh...
Adam Lincoln - Lead - 17/May/14 with Ash

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/14

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14

Hidden - TR - 18/Apr/14

JulesV - Lead RP - Apr/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - Oct/13

Worked on rope then went for the lead. Very happy first e5.
Jack Loftus - Lead RP - 29/Sep/13 with Pete Holder

Ssebo Banange - Lead - 28/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/13

Really should have got this in one.
Adam Booth - TR dog - 03/Jun/12 with Rob Greenwood, Ed Booth

Ed Booth - TR rpt - 03/Jun/12 with Adam Booth

Ross Kirkland - 2nd β - 02/Jun/12

Howard Lawledge - Lead β - Jun/12 with Hazel, Pete Graham

Didn't see the point of the RP so just clipped the peg and went for it.
Lord_ash2000 - Lead - 27/May/12

dominic lee - Lead RP - 09/Jul/11 with nathan lee

barni - Lead RP - Apr/11 with Tapper

phil64 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

IOAN D - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/10 with katy

andi turner - Lead - 27/Jun/10 with Jon Read & Mark Sharratt

Gus - Lead O/S - 21/May/10 with ed booth

Tried again. Failed again. A bit more of a productive effort.
Ed Booth - Lead dnf - 20/May/10 with Gus Hudgins

Fell off at the crux. Pulled the ropes and left the gear in. Then lead it clean a while later, so prob ground-up or something.
Ally Baba - Lead - 24/Apr/10 with T.Rankin

Worked on a top rope now and again since i was 15ish thought it was time to lead it so i done it on a top rope for the 1st time in a couple of year to remind myself of the moves, put a draw on the peg :( should have done it while leading, and then done it.
climbalive - Lead RP - 15/Mar/10 with Mark Johnston

jeffmcd56 - Lead rpt - 2010 with Wez

Tough little number this one - very fingery crux. Tony took a few goes to get it ground up and I took a few goes to get the RP out! Bit unbalanced but nice climbing....
Chad123 - AltLd dog - 11/Oct/09 with Tony Stone

lukehunt - Lead - 24/Jun/09 with francocookson

Hidden - Lead dnf - 14/Jun/09

Tried ona rope after and still fell off. Was scared tho as Ad couldn't taki in rope cause of drag.
Ed Booth - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/09

Great little route.
willackers - Lead β - 30/May/09 with Cassidy, Cobes, DAbeast

Good, some hard moves.
NDD - Lead β - 30/May/09 with Will alan cobra

C coldwell-storry - Lead RP - 30/Jun/08 with Mike Thomas

had a decent onsight burn but came off after peg/around crux 1 move from probable success. Ground up next go once figured the complete sequence. Brilliant sport-like climbing, ~F7a+. Ok to flash but tricky to onsight.
Ram MkiV - Lead - 16/May/08 with Al M & Tom M & Andy G

amazing, amazing, amazing.
andy gravestock - Lead RP - 16/May/08 with steve and al

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - TR rpt - 26/Aug/07 with Rachel Hassall

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/07 with Ed Brown

Awesome line!
derico - Lead RP - 01/Apr/07 with Ben Freeman

Bob - 2007

climbalive - TR RP - 07/Jun/06 with Mark Johnston

bfreeman - Lead RP - Jun/06

Bob - Lead RP - 2006 with R. Knight

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead RP - 2005

sadams - Lead RP - 24/Jun/00 with Tom Briggs

craig matheson - Lead - 1999

whispering nic - Lead - Apr/98 with malc davies

Smith42 - Lead O/S - 1998 with Lenny

switch - Lead O/S - 1997

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/96

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 20/Jul/96 with Jari Pollenen

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 17/Aug/95 with Nick Ashton

Steve Crowe - Lead RP - 08/Aug/94

djmarko75 - Lead RP - Aug/94

One of my first E5s, loved it.
Evoman - Lead O/S - Jun/92 with Kev T.

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead O/S - 1992

Chris Wright - Lead - 25/Jul/90

mik1miller - Lead O/S - 1990 with derek johnson, elliot blaylock

Hidden - 1990

mark mcgowan01 - Lead O/S - 1988

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/87

Mike Owen - 14/Sep/86 with Lew Brown

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/81

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