Number One*** 4c
[Jamie padding up the slabs at Los Cotos, 2 kb]The eye-catching left-to-right thin diagonal crackline is one of the best easier pitches hereabouts. Photo on page 120. © ROCKFAX
Start just left of the cluster of bushes and climb a vague crack.

Ticklists: ROCKFAX El Chorro: Top 50.

Photo: Jamie padding up the slabs at Los Cotos © Matt Smith
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This climb is in 182 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

polished to buggery and not that good, probably once was ok !
lithos - 09/Apr/14 with karl c, ccc

Zoe Cockburn - Lead - Apr/14

Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/14 with Dave Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

gurumed - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Rachel, Dawn

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Gema Sanchez, Jon Casado, Natalie Haigh

Hidden - TR O/S - 03/Mar/14

dprctr - Lead β - 24/Feb/14 with Barney Calman

LeonSH - Jan/14

Polished and rather pointless.
kp64zl - Lead O/S - Jan/14

Bertbee - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/13 with Tom Peeper Davison, Rich W

buddha1369 - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/13 with Agata

Fragmod - Lead - 09/Nov/13

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/13 with Chris Vanderz

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Oct/13

goddamm7 - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/13 with sarah batson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/13

Chrissie Baylis - 2nd O/S - 13/Oct/13 with John Davies

tommy - Lead - 10/Oct/13

Dan818 - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/13 with Joanne scott

joscott - Lead - Jul/13 with Daniel Longster

timorme - Lead dog - 22/May/13 with Colin Sharp

ConstaBern - TR - May/13

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/13

mapperley samurai - Lead - 29/Apr/13 with Clare Woolfrey, John Cook

BedRock - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13

Guy Wilson - Apr/13 with Plum, Dave Chapman

dave657 - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/13 with Alys

We had done this many years before and found it surprisingly good. Polish? Have people ever been to stoney?
CHADWICK64 - Mar/13

James Malloch - Lead O/S - Mar/13 with Simon Smith

KKilroy - Lead O/S - Mar/13 with Emma Clarke

Hidden - Lead β - 23/Jan/13

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/13 with John Cook

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/13

Hidden - TR - 15/Jan/13

R2B - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/13

lecko - Lead O/S - Jan/13

Charlie Zephyr Booth - 2013

fletch540 - Lead O/S - 2013

petellis - Lead O/S - 2013 with Curly Chris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/12

Mattlamb90 - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/12 with Ryan, Tibbett, Luke

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Dec/12

Johann - Lead O/S - 10/Dec/12 with Ulrike

barni - Lead O/S - 05/Dec/12 with Ami

A superb line but extremely polished.
runwildjohn - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with Mike Silver

stonemikey - Lead - 14/Oct/12 with John Horton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

SteWatkins - May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/12

Hard because of wear & awkward clip near top.
jmr - Lead - 22/Mar/12 with Ian Atkins, Paul Greenhow

johnmctighe - Lead - 21/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Feb/12

!!!!!!!!! never climbed anything as polished as this!!!!!!!!
Crowley6969 - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/12 with Chris easthall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/12

Nick Russell - TR O/S - 10/Jan/12 with Steve Shenton, Emily

SJS - 2nd - 10/Jan/12 with Nick

Rich Clague - Lead - 03/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 2012

Montse Shelbourne - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Sian

Lovely climb.
callans - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Katie Preston

katiep - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Callan

Thin ending. Super polished. More like a 5+
owb106 - Lead rpt - 17/Dec/11 with Sian Gardiner

Has been climbed to death.
Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Jamie Parkin

Tesni - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11

Adrian Daniels - 2nd - 29/Nov/11 with Steve Webster

grubes - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/11 with Vicky

john_ni - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/11 with Ian Wilkinson

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/11 with martina

martin clarke - Lead - 08/Oct/11 with chris floss_81, nick andrews

Lewis Stewart - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11 with Cameron

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/11

albt - Lead - 04/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 08/May/11

Alkis - 2nd O/S - 03/May/11 with Nathanael Booker

CRiddiford - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Mirithiar

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Motown - Apr/11 with Jo Day

Georgina Brooke - TR O/S - Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/11

Ken Taylor - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/11 with George Wostenholm

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/11

v polished and tough for grade. not a top 50 route .
mark4344 - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/11 with Andreas

Radical-G - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11

Polished and awkward at the top.
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Andy

afrosam - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11 with carl manley

A good line but horribly polished: sandbag at 4+.
Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 03/Jan/11 with Cath Sullivan

Sam-westcott - Lead - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Nov/10

Polished!
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/10 with Vix, JonnyO

Polished as ****, would have been a good climb ages ago. Not top 50
vix - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/10 with Alex

Stuart Wildman - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/10 with Steve Boxwell

philgeorge999 - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/10 with Harry

tomB - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/10 with John walton

Hidden - Lead - 07/Oct/10

Defo not a 4+. Ended up grabbing runner on last bolt - felt mucho tricky!!!!! Agree, wee bit polished in places...
jules699 - 25/Sep/10 with Rich

Great fun, I'm an HS/VS leader, it was 35 degrees, I was sweating and I didn't notice the polish at all - plenty of grip. Straightforward up to the move left and then a little bit exciting, but it's bolts: give it a go!
JuneBob - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10 with Ryan Sykes

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Alice

ambrooker - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Tom

Danhan - Lead - 04/Apr/10 with Nick

Hidden - TR β - 04/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Apr/10

lindsam - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10 with Jos Style

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10

YUMC El Chorro Trip
Qisheng Xie - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10 with Joe Barker

riven - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Qi

Getting a bit polished
sam820 - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/10 with Johnny Moodie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/10

absolute bull***t didnt enjoy that one bit
Aaron Phillips - TR - 20/Feb/10 with my dad

POLISHED! moved left off line and straight up the wall past last 2 bolts to avoid the polish
Dawlish - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/10 with Son Aaron

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/10 with Harry Martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/10

JLS - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/10 with Team El Chorro

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/10

Polished and a bit freaky for the grade if you haven't got your feet under you.
mr_nsglover - Lead O/S - Feb/10

quite liked this. top move felt spicy for the grade
adam06 - Lead - 21/Jan/10 with chris carr, Sarah Lewington

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

mrstarwarsman - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/09 with oli brend

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Alex

cem - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Graham Dolman

penultimate clip tricky but last one a monster. polished feet so need to smear instead and you are pulling up on small crimps that end up at breast height with then nothing near to again pull up. Undergraded. I fell first time I tried it.
RachaelB - Lead dog - 05/Dec/09 with Cym Moore

Hidden - Lead - 27/Nov/09

Tom_Harding - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/09 with Mat

very polished
Simon Rackley - Lead O/S - Nov/09 with stan hodson, tracey baldwin

Hidden - 19/Oct/09

Polished
rockjedi - Lead O/S - Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/09

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Jose

naff.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Lee Cooper

leepip - Lead O/S - May/09 with al mason

even more polish
alexrafferty1986 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/09 with Zoomer

Super polished, great area but let down by the polish. Avon Gorge comes to Spain!
Zoomer - 2nd - 29/Apr/09 with Alex Rafferty

George Bassant - Lead - 20/Apr/09 with Pam Waud

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Apr/09

Fergus Cuthill - Lead O/S - Apr/09

SteWatkins - Apr/09

auld al - Lead O/S - Mar/09

Polished and desperate!
Brendan - Lead O/S - 10/Jan/09 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/09

popov86 - Lead - Dec/08

Hidden - Lead - 04/Nov/08

Clearly this see a lot of climbs, as it was sufficiently polished to see your face in.
Mark_RMC - Lead - 30/Apr/08 with Richard Battersby

Dr Caterpillar - Lead O/S - Feb/08 with Adam

snails328 - Lead - 21/Dec/07 with Neil and Tim

Horrible and polished, given 5 in the local guide.
beegsyboy - Lead dog - 20/Dec/07 with Eccie + Joseph

really nice inviting line, shame about the polish!
Neil Mackenzie - Lead O/S - 20/Dec/07 with tim&joseph

Brown - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/07 with Matt

Hidden - Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/07

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/06 with Mark Mosgrove

Adrian Daniels - Lead - 09/Oct/06 with Steve Webster

Darrell Read - 18/Sep/06

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/06

Ab Wilson - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/05 with Georgina Turnbull

platt2000 - Lead - 2004

Hidden - Lead - 07/Dec/01

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Sep/00 with Laura

whispering nic - Jan/00

Rog Wilko - 2nd - Mar/99 with Debbie Wilkinson

dan gibson - Lead O/S - Apr/98 with helen gibson

Nigel R Lewis - Lead - Mar/98 with Lisa Lewis

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - Apr/97 with Lyn

CliffSurtees - 1996

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Nov/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/95

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/94 with Dee Herbert

Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/93 with Olga

OMSKB - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/93

Scott McRae - Lead O/S - Aug/92 with Steve Jones

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