Airy Legs** VS 4c

Rockfax Description
A direct on Insectitude and relatively popular. Well protected.

1) 4c, 9m. Climb the wide crack to a small overhang. Make a long reach to gain good holds and jams. Pull up to the large belay ledge at the fault-line just above.
2) 4a, 20m. Climb the chimney and corner crack above, moving left just below the top to avoid loose ground. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Start from the left of the boulder filled bay. Climb the wide crack past a difficult move as it turn to a short corner. Possible belay on ledge above but better done in one pitch. Continue up chimney groove above and up wide corner to left. Step left at top to avoid doubtful blocks. Stake belays far back.

K Turner, G A Jenkin 1984

Ticklists: WMC Boulder Ruckle Top20, Feature Photo Routes from Dorset Rockfax 2012.

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This climb is in 51 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

LJC - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/15 with Marion

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/15

Led pitch 2, where the start is the hardest bit.
kim.mulji - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Patrick Goodwin

Ian MK - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Anna

Anna Maykova - 2nd - 31/Aug/14 with Ian

brian watson - 2nd rpt - 03/Aug/14 with bob mott, scott titt

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Dec/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 04/Nov/13

joedoherty - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Dave Holmes-Evans

Ld P1
jezb1 - AltLd - 06/Aug/13

Really good route, I liked the initial crack that seemed made for beefy fist jams, the upper romp was great too.
The Ivanator - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Jez

Sophie Nunn - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/13 with Darrel, Alan

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/13 with Sophie Nunn, Darrell Gibson

Think I made hard work of this one. Wet and greasy and needed so big gear for the bottom which I did not have!!!! Some loose blocks at top. Climbed as one pitch.
gibsond - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Sophie Nunn, Alan Blanchflower

Hidden - 2013

Leo49 - 2013

Led P1. Awkward move into the thin upper crack.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Oli Dorrell

Julian Prieto - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Hector Prieto

hector - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Julian Prieto

in 1 pitch
LukeyG - Lead - 06/Nov/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/12

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Sep/12

The move out of the groove was strenuous and needs to be dispatched quickly, but it's a short lived affair. The second pitch wasn't the romp home I expected (at 4a) but a really nice route all the same.
Ciderslider - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Ian Stephenson

ciderspider - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Ciderslider

torsok - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Nic

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/12

Ceridwen - 2nd β - 15/Apr/12 with Phil

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Alex

No way a 4C move
Andre Clarke - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Tom Thorne

AlexD - 2nd - 15/Apr/12 with Sophie

Hidden - 19/Feb/12

Norman_P_W - 19/Feb/12 with Bob M

Marti999 - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/11 with Mark Glaister

Hidden - 2009

I lead first, hard pull out of the wide crack
Gareth - AltLd dog - 08/Jul/07 with Lorraine

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Sep/05

Norman_P_W - AltLd - 24/Sep/05 with Bob M

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Nov/04

Hidden - 16/Mar/03

Norman_P_W - 16/Mar/03 with Bob M

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Sep/02

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/02

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jun/02

Hidden - 19/Mar/00

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 13/Sep/98

Approx date
Nigel Coe - 1988

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
RobFlanders, lukerathmell, gilmourheid

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