Steep Traverse*** V5 / f6C
[lewi climbing, 2 kb]Traverse the thin break from the juggy ledge down on the left, to a crux moving around and up the arete
Rockfax(98) - Boulder 4 #15 (B7)
PDB p138:16 (font 6b)

Ticklists: The Black Circuit - Stanage, Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s, Plantation sub 7as.

Photo: lewi climbing © john lynch
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This climb is in 291 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

string arms - 30/Jul/15

Got to the last move on my first try, then clattered off due to crap footwork.
adam carless - Sent x - 21/Jul/15

hellboundblr - Sent - 11/Jul/15

YamCam - Sent x - 11/Jul/15

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Jun/15

2nd go
Dave Cale - Sent x - 08/Jun/15 with Josh Cullen

joshcullen95 - Sent β - 08/Jun/15 with David cale

Luke Dawson - Sent x - 19/May/15 with Alberte1996

Hidden - Sent x - 16/May/15

spiderz - Sent x - 16/May/15

Hidden - Sent β - 26/Apr/15

Dave Douglas - Sent rpt - 22/Apr/15 with Ed Morgan

Used an early right heel hook to get around the crux without taking a swing and dabbing the low rock.
Edward Kwong - Sent x - 18/Apr/15 with Matti Puckridge

Angus Taylor - Sent x - 14/Apr/15

tommo1664 - Sent O/S - 11/Apr/15

mrteale - Sent x - 09/Apr/15 with MrBlond

edmillsdilkes - Sent - 05/Apr/15 with kyle steadman

Was climbing like crap so tuck me some time to finish.
James rogers86 - Sent x - 04/Apr/15

Edd Aspbury - Apr/15

Surprisingly good
Dave Mayes - Sent O/S - 26/Mar/15

Andrew Jennings - Sent rpt - 08/Mar/15 with Maud, Carlos Jose Catari, Marco Jubes, Aitor Flores

radioshed - Sent x - 17/Jan/15

OliverRoss - Sent x - 10/Jan/15 with James Wilson, Ryan Baird

Hidden - Sent x - 04/Jan/15

Laurence Everitt - Sent x - 02/Jan/15 with Jake Lodge

Alison2 - Sent x - 06/Dec/14 with Dad

soph - Sent rpt - 24/Nov/14 with Niek de Jonge

Hidden - Sent - 09/Nov/14

Another one I tried years ago but felt easy today.
Rachel Slater - Sent x - 01/Nov/14 with Tim Newton

Hidden - Sent - Nov/14

end of the day, 3 tries, always to the last move, then sent
benkelsey - Sent x - 31/Oct/14 with Nick Priestley

Ed morris - Sent O/S - 31/Oct/14 with harry, Cherry, stefan

Stefan_Morris - Sent O/S - 26/Oct/14 with Stuart Clark, Nick Turner, AndrewJamesCherry

catt - Sent rpt - 18/Oct/14 with Jules, Will

Nathanie1 - Sent β - 11/Oct/14 with Louise Hall

nai - Sent rpt - 05/Oct/14

penny.orr - Oct/14

belay bunny turned bad - Sent rpt - 23/Sep/14 with Aki, simon

Came off the last move on my first try, got it clean on the second try. Awesome problen
Phijinator - Sent x - 21/Sep/14 with flashypants

Hidden - Sent x - 24/Aug/14

Few tired tries, will go with a bit more work.
escostar - Sent dnf - 05/Jul/14 with Seni Williams, Peter Isebor

MYox - Sent rpt - 05/Jul/14

julesmckim - Sent x - 05/May/14

davebowes - Sent O/S - 04/May/14 with Philbert

tried in the past, got it first time today (slight dab once round the corner)
TimG - Sent x - 13/Apr/14 with Paul

Nick1812P - Sent - 29/Mar/14

Indy92 - Sent x - 15/Mar/14

tim newton - Sent x - 12/Mar/14

gingerwolf - Sent x - 09/Mar/14

Duncan 88 - Sent - 09/Mar/14

al123 - Sent - 21/Feb/14 with Henry

SDM - 16/Feb/14

bum brushed pad
DaveMo - Sent - 02/Feb/14

Hidden - Sent x - 2014

Repeat, no dab, first try.
Jackwd - Sent rpt - 28/Dec/13 with Rob Smith, Stuart Webster

chris.t - Sent - 24/Dec/13

First go of the day
quiffhanger - Sent rpt - 22/Dec/13

tom - Sent x - 20/Dec/13

tom - Sent x - 20/Dec/13

amccann - Sent β - 20/Dec/13

Stig - Sent rpt - 20/Dec/13

belay bunny turned bad - Sent x - 10/Dec/13

herrettscott - Sent x - 01/Dec/13 with Jackwd

Showing Scott the beta.
Jackwd - Sent dnf - 24/Nov/13 with Scott, Charley Fell

Will Hunt - Sent x - 23/Nov/13 with Tom Nichols

Katkat - Sent - 15/Nov/13 with Joe Casserley, Luke Conibear, James Thornton

david morse - Sent x - 04/Nov/13 with dunkymonkey17

Flashed but bum brushed the pad as i held the swing matching the nose. Moved the pad and did it without dab second go.
Si dH - Sent x - 04/Nov/13 with Chris Foster, Ben

Duncan Campbell - Sent - 04/Nov/13 with Dave Morse

Great moves on cool holds
crimpthengaston - Sent - Nov/13 with Joe, James, Katherine

Hidden - Sent - Oct/13

Hidden - Sent x - 28/Sep/13

leon - Sent x - 28/Sep/13 with fabricio

Hidden - Sent dnf - 28/Sep/13

flash
CallumC - Sent - Aug/13

dr_botnik - Sent dnf - 24/Jun/13 with Jack D

Nice problem, although it's hard to protect with a mat and not dab it! More body tension needed probably, but i'll take the send.
Jackwd - Sent x - 24/Jun/13 with Rob Smith

Hidden - Sent - 16/Jun/13

robblowen - Sent dnf - 02/Jun/13 with Munch, Jules, Krissy

awesome line, buzzing to get first attempt
munch88 - Sent O/S - 02/Jun/13 with rob

rockrat - Sent x - 01/Jun/13 with Phoebe Robinson, Jemma Race

Dean177 - Sent O/S - 19/May/13

TGreen - Sent x - 12/May/13

masonwoods101 - Sent rpt - 30/Apr/13 with birdie1989, danjimwill

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - Sent dnf - 06/Apr/13

WillDoyle - Sent - 06/Apr/13 with Haydn Jones

stuwelly85 - Sent x - 06/Apr/13 with Kiwi Nick

Hidden - Sent x - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Sent rpt - 17/Mar/13

Hidden - Sent - 05/Mar/13

Marcus Brewer - 01/Mar/13 with Helen

wolf.leeb - Sent O/S - 01/Mar/13 with jo

Hidden - Sent β - Mar/13

Patrick Hill - Sent - 23/Feb/13

Remembered beta from last time and found it quite straightforward.
catblack - Sent x - 17/Feb/13 with rob

anguskille - Sent x - 17/Feb/13 with Laura

samwillo - Sent - 09/Jan/13 with Thomas Shaw

Hidden - Sent - 2013

willjh - Sent - 2013

Hidden - Sent dnf - 01/Dec/12

TonyB - Sent x - 01/Dec/12

littleluke - Sent β - 01/Dec/12

jonny north - 23/Nov/12

Hidden - Sent - 18/Nov/12

Fab
DDDD - Sent x - 16/Nov/12 with Ian

karol dubas - Sent x - 13/Nov/12 with Pawel

mark20 - Sent β - 10/Nov/12

drguiom - Sent x - 02/Nov/12 with Dave

drguiom - Sent dnf - 29/Oct/12

willsm11 - Sent β - 27/Oct/12

bencoope - 22/Oct/12

Gambit - Sent x - 21/Oct/12 with Guiom

drguiom - Sent dnf - 21/Oct/12 with Rick Crosby

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - Sent x - 17/Oct/12

J.Wells - Sent x - 14/Oct/12 with Mark Rankine

paddy1024 - Sent x - 14/Oct/12

classic. nice sequence
Timothy Graham Peck - Sent x - 07/Oct/12 with Luke, kieran

kieranrex - 06/Oct/12 with Tim Peck

Hidden - Sent - Oct/12

chrisscutt - Sent x - Sep/12 with ro, oly

angus - 22/Aug/12

Jordan4D - Sent - Aug/12

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Sent β - 15/Jul/12 with Steve Harby

Hidden - Sent - 15/Jul/12

2nd try
Haydn Jones - Sent x - 11/Jun/12 with ben vieyra

Spacetourist - Sent x - 19/May/12 with Phil Beddow

Hidden - Sent - 16/May/12

2nd go. Should have on-sighted this but messed my foot work up on the crux.
leon - Sent rpt - 13/May/12

great problem. Nice to do after trying 8 years previous.
Ricky Rocks - Sent - 07/May/12 with steve_yo

Hidden - Sent O/S - 06/May/12

First go got past the arete but fell before i had sorted my feet out. We moved on before i was fresh enough again. Another for next time
Chris Redding - Sent dnf - 05/May/12

np134 - Sent - 05/May/12 with R. Richmond, C. Redding, D. Wicks, T. Frost

Hidden - Sent x - 15/Apr/12

wilsonmackenzie - Sent β - 24/Mar/12 with ChrisCSC89

ChrisCSC89 - Sent x - 24/Mar/12 with Will, Jamie, Euan, Wilson

mantle87 - 24/Mar/12 with ChrisCSC89

3rd go, great problem!
Alex Norman - Sent x - 24/Mar/12 with will black

peter.herd - Sent x - 17/Mar/12

dane2468 - Sent x - 14/Mar/12

timmyhobby - Sent - 13/Mar/12

2nd go!
jonskippy - Sent - 13/Mar/12 with Sai

joe.91 - Sent O/S - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - Sent x - 11/Mar/12

C coldwell-storry - Sent β - 10/Mar/12

philipjames - Sent - 10/Mar/12

too late in the session. failed trying to reach the big pocket up the arete. one to come back for
Alex@home - Sent dnf - 02/Mar/12 with Tony Moody

NathanW - Sent - Mar/12

fp219 - Sent - 29/Feb/12

oliver.ghill91 - Sent - 26/Feb/12

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Feb/12

Hidden - Sent x - 11/Feb/12

markalmack - Sent x - 04/Feb/12 with chris todd

Hidden - Sent x - 04/Feb/12

Cake - Sent - 15/Jan/12 with Matt

Mega!
Jonny Nick - Sent x - 14/Jan/12

drguiom - Sent dnf - 06/Jan/12 with Dave, Rick Crosby

Hidden - Sent - 02/Jan/12

I'll have to do it again without the dab!!!
belay bunny turned bad - Sent - 02/Jan/12 with loundsy

quiffhanger - Sent x - 02/Jan/12

2nd go, skipped the big pocket.
deacondeacon - Sent - 2012

Nye Meerkat - 2012

sgl0jd - 28/Dec/11

Hidden - Sent x - 14/Dec/11

Souljah - Sent β - 27/Nov/11 with Alister

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Nov/11

Finally. A very good boulder problem.
catt - Sent x - 20/Nov/11 with Nick Sexton

Hidden - Sent - 19/Nov/11

bad landing, flash
masonwoods101 - Sent β - 16/Oct/11

Will Hunt - Sent dnf - 16/Oct/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 16/Oct/11

Hidden - Sent x - 05/Aug/11

almost did it, though was a little hot to pull on the slopers at the end.
Dan Lane - Sent dnf - 26/Jul/11 with Jake Oughton

nathanlee - Sent x - 24/Jul/11

hungover ;) dabbed on the flash slightly dammit!
cjsheps - Sent x - 03/Jul/11

probably done before a long time ago
Tony Little - Sent x - 01/Jul/11

Hidden - Sent rpt - 19/Jun/11

kermit_uk - Sent x - 19/Jun/11

steve.warrington - Sent x - 19/Jun/11

DRHolmes - Sent - 13/Jun/11

AshWH - Sent β - Jun/11

2nd go. really good i thought
willoates - Sent x - 04/May/11 with Bryan, Ben

peaches69 - Sent O/S - 20/Apr/11

2nd go !!!!!
con321 - Sent x - 20/Apr/11 with simon crisp

NeilManley - Sent O/S - 14/Apr/11

Gustav - Sent x - 14/Apr/11 with Matt G

Hidden - Sent dnf - 01/Apr/11

Pretty fresh. A good way to finish your climbing for the day
Cake - Sent x - 01/Apr/11 with Jon, Matt

eazyclimbing - Sent - 25/Mar/11

jimmyrua - Sent β - 20/Mar/11 with Magnus, David Brigham

Hidden - Sent rpt - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - Sent - 11/Mar/11

Bad days climbing, this being the sole noteworthy bit at end of day.
Ewan Russell - Sent x - 12/Feb/11 with Random Folk, Clair Muir

harvie - Sent - 08/Feb/11

Hidden - Sent O/S - 03/Feb/11

Hidden - Sent - 19/Jan/11

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Jan/11

3rd go today.
Chris_barr - Sent x - 17/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo RP - 02/Jan/11

wooo
xican - Sent O/S - 2011

akhughes - Sent - 2011

blaza1 - Sent x - 2011

soph - Sent - 2011

Stig - Sent x - 06/Nov/10

Exhausting and thuggy!
boulderholder - Sent x - 24/Oct/10 with FRED

Orrin Coley - Sent β - 24/Oct/10

2nd go
gregcourtney - Sent β - 16/Oct/10 with Andy Booth

Hidden - Sent β - Oct/10

AndyJBooth - Sent x - 30/Sep/10

dominic lee - Sent - 15/Sep/10 with nathan lee

Hidden - Sent O/S - 04/Sep/10

jowgli - Sent x - 27/Aug/10 with rich buckley

highrepute - Sent - 22/Aug/10

Hidden - Sent x - 25/May/10

ilikemonkys - Sent β - 22/May/10

Hidden - Sent dnf - 09/May/10

Hidden - Sent x - 08/May/10

Hidden - 13/Apr/10

Hidden - Sent - 19/Mar/10

Lex Wilkinson - 13/Mar/10

Andy Barratt - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent x - 03/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent - 03/Feb/10

Hidden - Sent x - 01/Feb/10

Kimi_P - Sent x - 01/Feb/10

gcarmichael - Sent x - Feb/10

jamiev - Sent rpt - 23/Jan/10 with Sean Lynch

stephenhartley - Sent - 2010

RossG - 2010

fp219 - Sent - 2010

ollie_e - 2010

nai - Sent O/S - 04/Dec/09 with Tom

Hidden - Dec/09

john lynch - Sent x - 07/Nov/09 with scott mclellan, Lewis Andrew, rich armour

Lewis Andrew - Sent x - 07/Nov/09 with John Lynch, Rich Armour

Hidden - Sent - 31/Oct/09

Should have O/S.
Matt Fry - Sent x - 26/Oct/09 with Alex Glaser

Brilliant problem!
PeteH - Sent x - 16/Oct/09 with Noel Peatfield

Hidden - Sent x - 10/Oct/09

Hidden - Sent x - 05/Oct/09

Suprised myself doing it first go.
danm - Sent - 24/Sep/09

gregoritos - Sent x - 14/Jun/09

NickHobbs - Sent x - 24/May/09 with Graeme

Hidden - Sent x - 12/May/09

Graeme Hammond - Sent x - 24/Apr/09

Graeme Hammond - Sent x - 23/Apr/09

monsteratt - Sent x - 12/Apr/09 with Morgan and Maxwell

sparkass - Sent O/S - 21/Mar/09

whistler - Sent O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Busa gang

Clean Second go. good non slopper problem
ashknot - Sent x - 15/Mar/09 with BUSA Folk

Good stuff!!! Really hard to keep your feet up!!
MorganPreece - Sent β - 01/Feb/09 with Monty, Jm

Hidden - Sent x - 31/Jan/09

Twisty - Sent β - 31/Jan/09

brilliant. Did the arete before hand so can't call it a flash, but got both traverse and arete first go.
Jeronimo - Sent β - 26/Jan/09 with Rob

jamiev - Sent rpt - 17/Jan/09

kingholmesy - Sent x - 2009

cymjt - 2009

Sent. Worked for a while. A test peice for me really. Ticked after 6 months of climbing. Its a middle point in the grading scale I want to finally be capable of climbing. Next tick- 7a
Milnes - Sent x - 29/Nov/08

groovypiper - Sent x - 21/Nov/08 with Kris

Pura Vida - Sent - 16/Nov/08

Hidden - Sent x - 16/Nov/08

galpinos - Sent rpt - 16/Nov/08 with Mark

figfour - Nov/08 with a few burly chaps

FLASHED!!!
Brandon Copley - Sent O/S - 17/Oct/08 with liam

Flash, Font6b/6b+
Liam Copley - Sent O/S - 17/Oct/08 with brother - brandon

Pura Vida - Sent - 05/Oct/08

dannyboy83 - Sent x - Oct/08

repeat
Pura Vida - 27/Sep/08

tommytwotone - Sent x - 30/Jun/08

jamiev - Sent rpt - 18/May/08

JPGR - Sent x - 16/Feb/08

First go. Felt fine.
galpinos - Sent rpt - 09/Feb/08 with Neil & Mark

darren1 - 2008

Andrew Barker - 2008

Pura Vida - 2008

galpinos - Sent x - 20/Oct/07

jamiev - Sent rpt - 29/Aug/07 with Kenta Tanaka

Ben1983 - Sent x - 29/Jun/07

Day after busa 07. Great problem.
lukehodson - Sent x - 11/Mar/07 with Rich Beckley, Lev

danm - Sent - Nov/06

Hidden - Sent x - 26/Apr/06

An absolutely awesome problem. Gets 2 stars in the Rockfax guide but I think its worth 3 (if you have enough pads to ignore the back breaking landing!)
Mark A Humphries - Sent x - 18/Mar/06 with Andy

rice boy - Oct/05

Monk - 2002

+4apeindex - 2002

Cassidy - Sent - Jan/01 with Peak Grit Mafia

Hidden - Sent - Apr/00

Mike Owen - Solo - Oct/97 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - 1997

Dave Douglas - Sent x - 03/Aug/93 with Matt Birch

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Mutl3y, Betajunkie, YamCam, Whealiebob, Arcarn, dan23584, nathan foster

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