The Clockwork Fingerflake E1 5b
An alternate start to Gandalf, taking the undercut flake to the right. It joins Gandalf at the base of the groove.
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This climb is in 45 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Rested on gear and then moved to Gandalf
JoeE - Lead dog - 04/Jul/15 with Michael

Horrible. Gears tricky to place and the moves arn't all that great. Go do Gollum again instead.
felixizzy - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/15 with Lee

Not nice! Awkward moves, and poor gear. Def hard at the grade
clipskipper - 2nd dog - 19/Jun/15

Tom lead the first part did the crux, then fell on the crux of gandalf. top roped on his gear til before gandalf crux, then took care of business
Lazytraveller - Lead β - 12/Oct/14 with Tom Luff

Took a lob pulling over Gandalf's bulge
hipyhop - Lead dnf - 12/Oct/14 with LazyTraveller

hipyhop - 2nd rpt - 12/Oct/14 with LazyTraveller

It felt awkward rejoining gandalf, take micros.
Quarryboy - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14 with David Bradbrook

bpmclimb - Lead β - 19/Jun/14 with Clare

Klara - 2nd dog - 05/May/14

davidclare - Lead - 05/May/14 with Klara Marsikova

steve_gibbs - Lead rpt - 20/Oct/13 with Tommy

lazzaw - TR dog - 30/Jun/13 with Jonathan Cook

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Debbie

Gibbo - Lead dnf - 19/May/13 with Claire Chipperfield, Tom Gibbison

Rest near middle somewhere. Horrible climbing
jon_ridley - Lead dog - 06/Apr/13 with Ollie, Geoff Pyatt

slightly wet, so seemed quite hard, just about made it. strenuous.
pheotleyr - TR O/S - 30/Jan/13 with Ben

tommy.henriksson78 - 2nd O/S - 2013 with steve_gibbs

Backed off in '09 because of wet holds. Good route.
BeccaSnowden - Lead RP - 07/Oct/12 with Tom

Super safe this time, guess I just couldn't place gear back then!
thomasadixon - Lead RP - 07/Oct/12 with Becca

Had just seconded Gandalf so not true onsight. Steep moves up flake then delicate move to gain the good foothold on Gandalf. Worth a star
clams - Lead - Oct/12 with Chaz

Bates - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/12 with ollie

I know how to do it now!
bpmclimb - TR β - 16/Jan/12 with Shunt

Went a little slowly trying to make the most of the limited good gear options. So felt quite pumped. Great route, shame the top is a tad loose.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Martin Stanfield

Fantastic effort from Rob
Stanley - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Cragking

grp - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11 with jon_ridley

jon_ridley - 2nd dog - 06/Apr/11 with Geoff Pyatt

Losing the light, difficult to see footholds, faced with a hard crux move above not great runners. Backed off; will return in full daylight.
bpmclimb - Lead dnf - 07/Nov/10 with Clare

TDembrey - Lead dog - 10/Oct/10 with Rob

dale1968 - 2nd dog - 09/Jul/10 with Tom

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Jul/10

ruaidh - Lead dnf - 30/May/10 with Ben

Fell from top of flake. Ended up near slab. Totally mashed my finger when it ripped off the edge it was holding. blood everywhere. I'll be back to get this one, lovely route!
joeurwin - Lead dnf - 13/Mar/10 with James Hunt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/09

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Feb/09

Bristoldave - Lead rpt - 21/Feb/09 with CarolineH

CarolineH - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Dave

Belayed by my 9 year old Son Ollie. A bit damp in the flake.
KRB - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/08

deklan - Lead dog - Oct/08 with paul

paul1234 - 2nd - Oct/08 with Dec

Made a real hash of the first (hard section), then bottled it when it got to the easy section (where it joins Gandalf)
groovy_nut - Lead dnf - 28/Jun/08 with Dave

Bob Loblaw - Lead O/S - 14/May/08 with Tom Ball

Tried this on lead - my nearest gear fell out at the top of the flakes and I froze, ended up a couple of feet off the deck (landed on the slab). Seconded it clean, really nice moves.
thomasadixon - 2nd rpt - 09/Mar/08 with Toby, Matt

Hidden - TR dog - 10/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/08

Hidden - 2001

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
pheotleyr, joeurwin, James Moyle

Total votes cast 35
hard E20 of 12
E20 of 12
easy E21 of 12
hard E16 of 12
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easy E12 of 12
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