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Drowning Man** 6b

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[A Drowning Man, 2 kb]22m. Start 6m right of 'Sensible Shoes', climb past 2 bolts to a ramp - follow this to the corner - head straight up this. Rebolted and given a grade of F6b (10/06)
R Deane, P Hawkins 15/Dec/1987

Photo: A Drowning Man © mark reeves
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This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

david morse - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with KT, Andy Lole, helen

Glyn - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/14 with Will Taylor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Apr/14

annak - TR dog - 29/Sep/13 with Lee Harrison

good route
macgowand - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

superb but v tough at the grade. And it would be bad news to fall for a lot of the route too, given the various ledges & sticky out bits.
hms - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/13 with the family

some 3d wierdness. Worthwhile though
Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

dswansonlow - Lead β - 19/Apr/13 with Darren McMaster

Got pumped trying to dry some holds out above the second bolt.
shed_hed - Lead dog - 19/Apr/13 with Dougie Swanson-Low

Nice route, shouldnt have dogged it but was too tired after colossus.
al123 - Lead dog - 30/Jul/12 with rhys

Owain Llewelyn - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Gareth E

Really good route, fun and requires a bit of thought
Dan724 - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12 with Dan Ely

TR'd as final route of day after leading Gwion's groove. Good 3d moves; 6b+.
jamiev - TR O/S - 12/May/12 with Chris the Tall

Another sandbag - some good moves but gave up after a couple of falls
Chris the Tall - TR dnf - 12/May/12 with Jamie V

Ok for the tall.
harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Mark Hounslea, Colin Struthers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

Pippa - Lead - 30/Apr/11 with Jon

Luke Brooks - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/11 with John Orr

Rory Shaw - 2011

Toby Dunn - 30/May/10 with Andy Reeve

ksjs - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/10 with rob

Still testing leg
Rob Pitt - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Keith Scarlett

Luke Brooks - Lead - 2010

barni - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Jack

Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - Jul/09 with Jono Hughes

great wee route - quite trad feeling (not run out just a bit awkward)
ksjs - Lead rpt - 14/May/08 with jose

superb climbing, most unlike slate (not that slate isnt always superb, just that this was sort of physical in style
ksjs - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/08 with sarah

Hidden - TR - 17/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead β - 26/May/07

RachubAndy - 2nd - 27/Apr/07 with Chang and Ioan

Dringo - 2007

Suzie Wilson - Lead - 2007 with Rachael H

MjrTom - Lead dnf - Jul/99

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/95

In its trad state
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/88 with Dave Forster

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MikeStuart26, jezb1, Hidden, willotheward

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Style of ascent

Lead26 of 36 (72.2%)
Followed3 of 36 (8.3%)
Toproped4 of 36 (11.1%)
Unknown3 of 36 (8.3%)

'Climbed'9 of 36 (25.0%)
clean O/S16 of 36 (44.4%)
clean β2 of 36 (5.6%)
clean rpt3 of 36 (8.3%)
dogged4 of 36 (11.1%)
dnf2 of 36 (5.6%)