Power Struggle** 7b+

Rockfax Description
One of the very first pure-sport routes on Gower. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
A fine fingery pitch on crisp little edges and side-pulls. A long reach or a committing bounce gains better holds after a peculiar start.

Martin Crocker, John Harwood
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This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

2nd go.
OERees - Lead RP - 29/Sep/15

Luuuuuke - Lead RP - 13/Sep/15 with Si

dannygale - Lead dog - 21/May/15 with Andy Sharp

James Marshall - Lead RP - 04/May/15 with Tom Ball

Hard, but not as hard as I thought it'd be. Ran out of skin. Well named!
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 19/Apr/15 with Tom Jordan, Jenni

2nd go cool powerful route
derico - Lead RP - 11/Apr/15 with Jen S, Sadact

Easy once you've got the boulder start nailed.
ollie_e - Lead RP - 27/Sep/14 with Tomar

anthony henry - Lead RP - 23/Aug/14 with Chris

Really nice heel toe move
chrisscutt - Lead RP - 23/Aug/14 with ant

1st redpoint, great route, really enjoyed
BenNorman - Lead RP - 05/Aug/14

2nd go today. Had a brief lap on it a year ago. Felt much easier this time
Tomar - Lead RP - 03/Aug/14 with "Henry"

Sarah Black - Lead dog - 03/Aug/14 with Paul Black

one move wonder. couldn't do the move though
anthony henry - Lead dog - 03/Aug/14 with Vertigo1

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/14

Yay. Used Cas's beta. Excellent route and worth a go
partz - Lead RP - 14/May/14 with Caspian Johnson

Kyuzo - Lead β - May/14

1st RP attempt. Crux move reachy, the way i like it
Caspian Johnson - Lead RP - 15/Apr/14 with jonskippy

No way to describe this but wet
brices - Lead dog - 12/Apr/14 with Llinos

Love this. Will be back to finish off.
monsteratt - Lead dog - 16/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Sep/13

Enjoyed this. All the moves went fine. Just need a bit more juice in the tank.
monsteratt - Lead dog - 01/Sep/13 with Bill, Carl

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/Aug/13

Dave Cale - Lead RP - 31/Aug/13 with Chris Ledden

steve.warrington - Lead RP - 27/Aug/13 with Jacky Tyrie

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 07/Jun/13 with paul

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/May/13

fell off after the hard moves on the flash then second go,
brices - Lead RP - 06/Apr/13 with Joe Day

Hidden - 2013

Dan_Carroll - Lead RP - 14/Aug/12 with Tristan

shoulders - Lead dog - 08/Aug/12 with andy sharp

mikeshewring - Lead RP - 31/Mar/12

soft, more like 7b
Dan_Carroll - Lead dog - 28/Mar/12 with Mateusz

mikeshewring - Lead dog - 25/Mar/12

First go of session. Could've gone more direct (felt v.soft the way I did it. The video I've seen goes out right in the same way but returns left sooner than I did.
cjsheps - Lead RP - 10/Jul/11

done on 3rd attempt, forgot my own beta on 2nd attempt :/
AshWH - Lead RP - Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

crispyboy - Lead RP - 30/Aug/10 with sean cullen

RD - Lead O/S - Jul/10

Cowflinger - Lead dog - 30/May/10 with Pete Lewis

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Feb/10

irish paul - Lead dog - 14/Feb/10 with Julian

Billg - Lead rpt - 13/Feb/10

selman - Lead RP - 26/May/09 with Simon Robinson

Billg - Lead rpt - 28/Mar/09 with Bob Brewer

1st RP. Good heel hook helps
Billg - Lead RP - 21/Mar/09 with Sean Cullens

jfreeman - Lead RP - 14/May/08 with Simon Robinson

simonr - Lead RP - 14/May/08 with Jon Freeman

Hidden - 2008

Its a long bounce rather than a big reach.
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 12/Aug/95 with Dee Herbert

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