D'Artagnan* E1 5c
[Just before the hard committing moves above., 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
A hard, highball boulder problem start is the meat of this much-attempted line. Start below the low overhang right of the wide crack of Athos.
Move up to the low overhang and make some difficult moves to get established above it. Finish direct. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
The wall to the right of Haggis. Attach your long arms for this one! Harder for the short now a big block has fallen off from under the break (probably E2 5c/6a if you can't reach the thin seam without lunging or using the poor quartz crimp). A popular solo though good friends can be arranged easily below the crux in the break.

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Photo: Just before the hard committing moves above. © JonHarvey
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This climb is in 154 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Found the crux move quite long (and I have the reach) but after you pull over it's just running to the top. Nicely protected below the crux too!
richardashe - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/15 with Mark Jackson

mjackson - 2nd - 20/Sep/15 with richardashe

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Aug/15

37degrees - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/15

Hidden - 19/Jun/15

Padded-soloed past the crux moved directly up following the flakes
HardmanJ - Solo RP - 19/Jun/15

huwtheenigma - Sent dnf - 18/Jun/15

stephen ashworth - Lead - 15/May/15 with Thomas Simpson

with a mat
dbrooks - Solo G/U - 13/May/15 with Gareth, John

John Tanner - Solo O/S - 13/May/15 with Gareth, Derwood Brooks

nickstephens - Lead dog - 28/Dec/14 with jack southward

Ground up, easy once you work out how to do the crux.
KiaranR - Lead G/U - 30/Nov/14

Fell off the crux, then lead clean after a rest
Will Mortimer - Lead G/U - 30/Nov/14 with Keiran Ratcliffe

supersouthward - 30/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Nov/14

Abit of a strech.. fell of about 5 times then got it first time the next time in went.
Andy bowden - Solo G/U - 05/Nov/14

drewish - Solo O/S - 01/Nov/14 with Hannah

timdi - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

kennythescot - Solo - 11/Sep/14

Hidden - TR - 16/Aug/14

Painful couldn't make the pull over need to lose weight !
DrIan - Lead dnf - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - TR - 03/Aug/14

Curly Rich - 2nd dnf - 03/Aug/14 with gmc

Hidden - 2nd RP - 25/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Jul/14

maffujones - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Lauren

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/14 with Myself!

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/14

snook - Lead rpt - 02/Jul/14 with chris weight

Solid lead by Al, I didn't have the guns for the crux move. Next time, dammit!
chrisweight - 2nd dnf - 02/Jul/14 with Alex Cox

elyben - Lead dnf - 27/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Jun/14

Ainsi - Solo - 18/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo dnf - 18/Jun/14

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/14

Hidden - TR RP - 11/Jun/14

Matt Smith - Lead dnf - 26/May/14 with Zoe Taylor

Hidden - TR dnf - 04/May/14

mark schramm - Lead - 04/May/14 with John s, Jamie, Dave L

Hidden - TR rpt - 14/Apr/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Apr/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/Apr/14

dmannion - Lead dog - Apr/14

One move wonder. About as hard as 5c can be for a single move.
LJC - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Theo

Very tricky crux and there is still one more hard move above to get to better holds! Cams are good from first hand experience, but not sure how well they protect the final move to better holds
Stanners - Lead RP - 29/Mar/14 with Alex Rhodes

Jackislav - Solo - 23/Mar/14

Alex moore - Lead - 16/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Nov/13

Hidden - Solo RP - 10/Oct/13

Jack J Keogan - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Lottie Thorne

first E1! a little bit of improvising
Lottie Thorne - 2nd dog - 06/Oct/13 with Jack J Keogan

Couple of moves at the start and it's all over.
R2B - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Ian

tim exley - Solo β - 04/Sep/13 with will hornby

hornbywill - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/13 with tim exley

noelj - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/13

Nails, couldn't reach through far enough to do that crux move.
Ian Bell - TR dnf - 28/Aug/13 with Tania T

Stoked. First E1. 3 harder moves after the first overhang then it's all over. Nice route.
snook - Solo β - 20/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Aug/13

Should be able to do this if warmed-up and have better feet placement.
monkeytennis - TR dnf - 30/Jul/13 with andrea83

Would need to work the move on this one to get...
andrea83 - TR dnf - 30/Jul/13 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 26/Jul/13

tomwheeler - Lead - 19/Jul/13 with Perm

joese7en - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/13

Took a couple of goes.
Motown - Solo - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo - 02/Jun/13

Mike Goldthorp - Solo O/S - 30/May/13 with Rose Hall

KDhruev - Lead β - 19/Apr/13 with Katie

Katie05 - 2nd dog - 19/Apr/13 with Keiha

clean after failing on it two years ago.
Ed morris - Lead rpt - 26/Jan/13 with Colin

Nick Biven - 2013

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2013

willhornby - 2013

Ridiculously dogged. 5c move was hard I think
Cheese Monkey - 2nd dog - 20/Oct/12 with jordon fleming

Jordon Fleming - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with ben darby

Jordon Fleming - Solo rpt - 20/Oct/12

shoulders - TR - 20/Oct/12 with pete lewis

Hidden - TR RP - 26/Aug/12

owch! really hard start, too much for me on the small left hand crimp!! traversed leaft and up the arrete, then taversed back the overhang, downclimbed to just after the crimp and pulled up over the bulge, finished the route no problem :)
paul reah - 2nd dnf - 23/Aug/12 with jamie murray

Its a bad day when you relinquish the lead to Gareth
nickstephens - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Gareth Greeves

Davebryant - Lead O/S - Aug/12 with Sam Hann

gg4419 - Lead dog - Aug/12

mark schramm - Lead dog - 04/Jul/12 with Jamie

Jamiet297 - 2nd dog - 04/Jul/12 with mark schramm

JPGR - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/May/12

Hidden - TR β - 02/May/12

F..... hard, this one, nearer 5c. Cam placement is a bit wrecked...!
Sean Kelly - 02/May/12 with Harry Pearce

elliptic - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/12

Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Max Railing

Hidden - 2nd RP - 24/Mar/12

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Ben Woods, tj murry

Lewis Stewart - Solo O/S - 01/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo β - 01/Feb/12

Took one fall then MTFU.
ollie_e - Solo RP - 01/Feb/12

Callum Anderson - 2012

Hidden - Solo RP - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Oct/11

Joe_white - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Andre Gnepp

Hidden - 28/Sep/11

Hidden - TR dnf - 28/Sep/11

boulder problem.
i_a_coops - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/11

richiebongo - Solo - 03/Aug/11 with Gwen Thomson, Jon Didymus

Thought it was nails at 5c
Jon Didymus - Lead dnf - 02/Aug/11 with Rich

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Dad

mark schramm - Lead β - 03/Jul/11 with DCIGadget

I am not stong enough or technical enough for this climb - good lead tick mark
DCIGadget - 2nd dnf - 03/Jul/11 with Mark Schramm

tomwheeler - TR O/S - 01/Jul/11 with 2 Degrees Climbing Club

Lloyders - 2nd O/S - Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/11

chris ebbutt - Lead - 26/May/11 with Jamie

timreynolds - TR - 25/May/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 25/May/11

Dave Heaton - Lead - 19/May/11 with Jake Nichol

Led straight after Dave, thanks for beta : )
jakenichol - Lead β - 19/May/11 with Dave Heaton

mark schramm - TR rpt - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

Put a pad below me on this one. Tis a boulder problem.
El3ctroFuzz - Solo rpt - 10/Apr/11 with Elaine Budden

nice big reach!
adam cooper*super* - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/11

johniebriggs - Lead - Mar/11

Hidden - Lead β - 02/Sep/10

JonHarvey - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10 with Jay Jackson

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with James P

RB1 - 2nd dog - 31/Jul/10 with rob greenwood

Marti999 - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/10

This should be in the West face section of the logbooks. Anyway, nasty reach at the start, but leads to jugs and much easier ground above.
Chris Ellyatt - Solo β - 09/Jun/10 with Rich Mayfield

davidrblakeman - TR RP - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 21/Feb/10

Hidden - TR RP - 21/Feb/10

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10 with CarolineH

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/09

Hard! Defo 5c.. Not 5b!
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/09 with Billy

worklessclimbmore - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/09 with tom bunn

Yeah right, 5b! Really reachy and tough to get established above the roof. More like E1 5c or V2/3 Definitely harder than the 5b wall at Hound Tor by a long shot
francois - Lead dnf - 13/Aug/09 with FrostyCoo

tom169 - TR rpt - 14/Jun/09 with Matt

nblackbeard - Lead RP - 20/May/09 with Tom Grant

shyster boulder - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/08 with giles cranstone

Steerpike - 2nd dog - 18/May/08 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/May/08

Hidden - 2nd dog - 11/May/08

Tough first move protected by a cam in the break under the roof. That cam has now seen some action after falling from the crux a few times!
Reeges - Lead RP - 26/Apr/08 with Nick Saunders

angleseykayaker - 15/Jul/06 with James Griffiths

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/06

Un-finished business - must go back. Tried once and it was too windy so I'll have to make the 600 mile round trip again sometime.
petellis - Lead dnf - Apr/05 with jkarran Granty and Bunty

Steve Bell - 2005

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/04 with John Inkpen

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/04

Roget - Solo O/S - 11/Sep/00

andy_pemberton - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/99

Hidden - Solo β - Aug/97

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/90

Hidden - Solo β - 29/Aug/85

Simon cook - Solo - 1978

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