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25m. After an easy start up the slab at its highest point this line breaches the centre of the sweeping bulge. Tenuous moves on undercuts lead right to a powerful crux off small edges reaching to a handrail. Continue following the cool line of cobbles above.
dave redpath Oct/2007
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After sitting out an hour and a half of drizzle in the freezing gully it finally dried up enough to get two good RP attempts on this.Tickled the brownstone sloper both times. Crucial for me to take the last right hand crimp/sprag really accurately. So far its always been imperfect.
sheppy - Lead dog - 16/Aug/14 with Richard_Lowe, Dave Douglas

At last - been a long journey. 3rd redpoint go of the day when didn't really expect it. Felt very nervous (and pumped) on the top wall.
peter.clarkson1 - Lead RP - 09/Aug/14 with neil shepherd, dave douglas

Oh so close....... I hate red pointing! (Truth be told in retrospect I didn't have the feet well enough sussed to succeed so not really that close at all! added 21.08.14)
sheppy - Lead dog - 09/Aug/14 with Pete Clarkson, Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/14 with Pete Clarkson

much closer tonight - before the midges arrived. inches away from the brown sloper towards the end of the crux. Redpoint pressure now!
peter.clarkson1 - Lead dog - 07/Aug/14 with dave douglas

some progress - starting to link sections again
peter.clarkson1 - Lead dog - 04/Aug/14 with dave douglas

Groundhog Day! Except this week instead of mild and humid it was damp and totally freezing... Then the front arrived!
sheppy - Lead dog - 02/Aug/14 with Pete Clarkson, Dave Douglas

freezing - could barely climb any of it
peter.clarkson1 - Lead dnf - 02/Aug/14 with neil shepherd, dave douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead dog - 26/Jul/14 with Neil Shepherd

Moves come together thanks to Daves beta, conditions sub optimal today
sheppy - Lead dog - 26/Jul/14 with Richard and Diane, Dave Douglas

Found the boulder crux quite hard, not sure if the big plate jug on the left was in so missed it out and got a sequence going through the crux involving some high tenuous heel hooks. Found the link from the jug to the top straightforward and just need to dial the boulder section.
dwisniewski - Lead dog - 24/Jul/14 with Rachel Bennet

Dave Douglas - Lead dog - 10/Jul/14 with Pete Clarkson

Dave Douglas - Lead dog - 24/Jun/14 with Pete Clarkson

dezdee - TR dog - Aug/13

done the moves - but feels hard. will need a lot of work
peter.clarkson1 - Lead dog - 09/Jun/13 with dave douglas

Almost! Got to get this wired again before the Gift Link.
Dave Douglas - Lead dog - 09/Jun/13 with Pete Clarkson

Dave Douglas - Lead dog - 04/Jun/13 with Pete Clarkson

Too drained from Weakest Link to make much of this!
sheppy - Lead dog - 08/Sep/12 with Dave Douglas

Adam Lincoln - Lead RP - 07/Sep/12 with Meg

some progress - top wall sorted, and worked out best place to make the grim clip from. Red point time next unless I dont get back this season with the cold coming
peter.clarkson1 - Lead dog - 04/Sep/12 with sue wood, andy wilby

moves all done - hard section in 2 sections
peter.clarkson1 - TR dog - 02/Sep/12 with dave douglas

could do all the moves but think making the clip of the in situ draw will be desperate!
peter.clarkson1 - TR dog - 31/Jul/12 with dave douglas

Cassidy - Lead RP - 14/Apr/12 with Richard McGhee

MBean - Lead - 14/Aug/11

Just trying to figure out the moves
ashknot - TR dog - 20/Jun/11 with Oli

Should have on-sighted it! so close! one of the softest 8a's I have ever done. 2nd go.
willackers - Lead RP - 24/Apr/11 with Cobra Stu

Cool route.
coula1 - Lead RP - 15/Aug/10

Dave Douglas - Lead RP - 17/Jun/10 with Nic Duboust

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/May/10

Sam the Butcher - Lead RP - 2010

Easy for 8a. 2 days.
Nicolas Duboust - Lead RP - 10/Aug/08 with Andy

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Style of ascent

Lead27 of 31 (87.1%)
Toproped4 of 31 (12.9%)

'Climbed'1 of 31 (3.2%)
clean rpt1 of 31 (3.2%)
clean RP9 of 31 (29.0%)
dogged19 of 31 (61.3%)
dnf1 of 31 (3.2%)