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Journey to the Centre of the Earth** 6a+

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A good climb in an amazing setting, although the adventure comes from descending a series of rusty ladders to get to the climb; the route itself is well-bolted and quite steep. 7 bolts to a lower-off.
P Pritchard, D Kendal & A Wainwright 30/Sep/1996

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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on 16 wishlists.

Surprisingly good, big holds. Bit dirty but still climb able. Maybe one star for climbing an an extra star for location
Glyn - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Sophie

soph - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Glyn Hudson, Brian McAlinden

dirty dirty but a nice climb none the less. the moss scared me off
JamesWilliams - Lead dog - 17/Jul/14 with Rafe

The dirtiest climb I've ever been on. Wet moss and slime on almost every good hold. Didn't seem like it had had any traffic for a good while. A shame, it'd be better for it. 3 stars if it was nice and dry and clean, covered in sludge is another story.
UncleMephisto - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with James Williams

Ace. Essential for any true slate head. Sling on a juggy block(little bit hollow) would reduce run out to the belay bolts.
Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Cameron Ray

Great location, nice and peaceful. Not your typical slate climb, green in many places but some great moves further up
cameronr11 - TR dog - 01/Jun/14 with Ewan

Amazing setting deep down in the lost world. The triple ladders down to the climb were scary enough. Lots of midges. Good lead by Paul as the bolts were spaced. Built a fire as the bottom to get ride of the midges which worked
richy85 - TR O/S - 29/May/14 with Alex, George, Jen, Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - Sep/13

ianstevens - 2nd - 13/Jul/13

ad111 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13

Superb, and the approach certainly adds to the adventure. Has been rebolted very recently but the old bolts have (strangely) not been chopped so make sure you clip the right ones! Been bolted like fro like so the spicy runouts are preserved. It may appear dirty, but it doesn't really seem to affect the climbing much and the approach ladders don't seem as bad as I expected.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13 with Natasha Oughton

cymjt - 2013

Jenny Crook - 2nd - 24/Aug/12 with Andy Woolston, Rob Patchett

centurion05 - TR - 24/Aug/12 with patch

Brown - Lead - 04/Jun/12 with Lily

howlz1 - 03/Jun/12

bolts getting very old, makes the runout at top spicy.
dan ely - Lead O/S - 25/May/12 with jim

climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Andy Hobson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09

Hidden - 2006

Dringo - 2006

Northen Vince - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/01 with Simon Lake

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/97

WB - Lead O/S - Oct/96 with Nicola

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
ad111, psborland, DaveJ 11, Dan Lane, rustaldo, Hidden, Sankey, Hidden, willotheward, Hidden, gd303uk, Hidden, Dr Caterpillar, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden

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Style of ascent

Lead16 of 25 (64.0%)
Followed2 of 25 (8.0%)
Toproped3 of 25 (12.0%)
Unknown4 of 25 (16.0%)

'Climbed'10 of 25 (40.0%)
clean O/S13 of 25 (52.0%)
dogged2 of 25 (8.0%)