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Hail Mary* 7a

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[Getting through the extremely cruxy finish of "Hail Mary"., 3 kb]13m. 16th route. easy start leads to jugs then powerful crimps and side pulls. 5 bolts to a lower off
Bill Gregory 24/Mar/2008

Photo: Getting through the extremely cruxy finish of "Hail Mary". © Spacetourist
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 96 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Apr/14

Garrouli - Lead RP - 30/Mar/14 with Ioanna

Jenny Seaborne - TR dog - 30/Mar/14

missed the onsight, but after a quick bit of working to get the seq this went 1st redpoint. V nice.
hms - Lead RP - 30/Mar/14 with the family

3rd RP after somehow falling from the finish jugs on the 2nd RP. Nice crux sequence.
Ian Bell - Lead RP - 29/Mar/14 with Tania T

Julesthe1st - Lead RP - 29/Mar/14 with Daniel Keller

Daniel - Lead RP - 29/Mar/14 with Julian Woodward

Ade7 - TR RP - 16/Mar/14 with Lisa B

i.fish2000 - Lead dog - 14/Mar/14 with Steve Lewis, Josh Lewis

JoshuaLewis - Lead RP - 11/Mar/14 with Neil Murphy

Trisha Murphy - Lead dog - 11/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Oct/13

Not as bad as I thought it might be, cool climbing
derico - Lead β - 06/Oct/13 with Jen S, Sadact, Tom

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - Oct/13

Tom92 - Lead RP - 24/Sep/13

will909 - Lead RP - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/Aug/13

Alex Norman - Lead RP - 24/Aug/13

Tim M - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/13 with Emma

maddy92 - TR dnf - 25/Jun/13

CLedden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13 with Rosie

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jun/13

Bouldery isn't quite right.... but the crux is shortlived. Nice route.
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 08/Jun/13 with Jenni

Hidden - Lead β - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - TR dog - 06/Jun/13

Hidden - TR dog - 05/Jun/13

Worked this a few occasions last year. One attempt today.
xcomm - Lead β - 11/May/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/May/13

putting in clips. Couldn't do crux move but nice sequence at top
shazza65 - Lead dog - 04/May/13 with jim tovey

By headtorch. 2 RP, first RP the top hold broke on me!
DaveFidler - Lead RP - 30/Apr/13 with Zoe

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/13 with Nick Smith

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/13 with paul

justaddpowder - Lead - 2013

redpointed 2nd attempt
Carl Watkins - Lead RP - 2013

Hidden - Lead RP - 13/Aug/12

nickwhimster - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/12 with monsteratt

Nice
monsteratt - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/12 with Nick Whimster

Hard-long reach to tiny edge. Will try on the lead next visit; very red point-able.
Days on Rock - TR dog - 24/Jul/12 with Dan, Simon

Wet, but doable!
Stone Muppet - Lead RP - 05/Jul/12 with tl

Gareth T - TR dog - 06/Jun/12 with Tim Popplestone

Hidden - TR dog - 23/May/12

Gareth T - TR dog - 23/May/12 with Ian Goude

Two previous attempts. Felt fine first clean 7a :-)
monsteratt - Lead RP - 17/May/12 with Dan Fairbank, Nick Whimster

SamStokes - TR dog - 22/Apr/12 with Ben Matthews

SamStokes - Lead dog - 30/Mar/12 with Ben Matthews

nickwhimster - Lead dog - 2012 with dan, monsteratt

Michelle W - Lead RP - 2012

Thought this was the 6b warm up so didn't commit - boooo. Not too hard and should have onsighted :(
Wendy - Lead RP - 04/Sep/11 with Tom Ball

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11

stu1981 - Lead RP - 14/Aug/11 with Ben Mitchell

Swamp murphy - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/11 with Yosh89

Rock Lizard - Lead dog - Jul/11

leigh - Lead dnf - 26/Jun/11 with Ed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/11

Moestyles - Lead RP - 08/Jun/11

johncorber - Lead RP - 02/Jun/11

Didn't find this too bad. Just the one pop between holds.
monsteratt - Lead dog - 15/May/11 with Andrew Abraham

My first 7a :)
bluesharper - Lead RP - 19/Apr/11 with Rafal

As below - First 7a :)
Rafash - Lead RP - 19/Apr/11 with Szymon

JoshuaLewis - Lead dog - 17/Apr/11 with Steve Lewis

Swamp murphy - Lead RP - 20/Mar/11 with Beth

Rafash - Lead dog - 19/Mar/11 with Szymon

Nicola - Lead dnf - 13/Mar/11 with Stew

Bit stiff for a warm up!
marcduhig - Lead dnf - 13/Mar/11 with Stewart

Two hard foot sequences.
marcduhig - Lead dog - 13/Mar/11 with Stewart

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/10

hard to onsight - quite blind
cornishben - Lead dog - 22/Jun/10 with Gareth Pratt

Dogged first go, second go, fell from the top hold getting ready for the clip.
DorsetGareth - Lead dog - 22/Jun/10 with Ben Sutton

Hidden - TR dog - 19/Jun/10

colesy - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - Mar/10

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 2010 with Jake Day, Rosea, Ed Heslam

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/May/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/May/09

Got it 3rd attempt of the evening.
dave657 - Lead RP - 12/May/09

Tim W - Lead rpt - 12/May/09

GingerNathan - Lead dog - 13/Jul/08 with Davy Rogers

dave657 - Lead dog - 24/Jun/08

onlytovey - Lead RP - 15/Jun/08 with Mike Peddle

gejones - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Sean

Hidden - TR - 21/May/08

dammit, got through the crux then mucked up my footwork above, 1 rest
Mark Walter - Lead dog - 20/May/08 with Jamie Maddison

Iskander - Lead RP - 13/May/08 with Luis Herrarez

Paul Bowen - Lead RP - 08/May/08 with John James

Not good enough for the lead but got it on top-rope afterwards
Mark Walter - Lead dnf - 06/May/08

irish paul - Lead rpt - 06/May/08 with Saz and Mark

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/08

dave657 - TR dog - 22/Apr/08

First Ascent
Billg - Lead RP - 24/Mar/08 with Paul Bowen

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, DorsetGareth, karoo88, Hidden, marcduhig, Hidden, Arcarn, Hidden, Bob Loblaw

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Style of ascent

Lead81 of 96 (84.4%)
Followed1 of 96 (1.0%)
Toproped13 of 96 (13.5%)
Unknown1 of 96 (1.0%)

'Climbed'4 of 96 (4.2%)
clean O/S10 of 96 (10.4%)
clean β4 of 96 (4.2%)
clean rpt8 of 96 (8.3%)
clean RP35 of 96 (36.5%)
dogged30 of 96 (31.2%)
dnf5 of 96 (5.2%)