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The Lightbulb f6A / V3

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[Beyond the zombies reach, the lightbulb Bowden Doors, 2 kb]The obvious 'lightbulb' feature climbed up the centre using both sides.

Photo: Beyond the zombies reach, the lightbulb Bowden Doors © John Darley Hobkinson
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 199 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Hidden - Sent - 30/Jul/14

mhowie - Sent dnf - 27/Jul/14 with Marek

Chrischan - Sent O/S - 22/Jun/14

gurumed - Sent x - 14/Jun/14 with The Regime

stewart100 - 14/Jun/14

robertmichaeladams - Sent - 05/May/14 with Wanneys

Hidden - Sent - 03/May/14

annep11 - Sent rpt - 03/May/14

Fun problem. Over climbed and over brushed holds though :(
Marcus Brewer - Sent - 24/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent O/S - 19/Apr/14

watson.b - Sent x - 05/Apr/14

Matt Harle - Sent O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Matt Gibbs

sparkass - Sent x - 22/Feb/14

salix - Sent x - 10/Feb/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - Jan/14

Dan1978 - Sent x - 2014

Jim Brownlow - Sent x - 24/Oct/13 with Jodie Wood

Hidden - Sent - 22/Sep/13

annep11 - Sent β - 22/Sep/13 with Yummicks

JamieSparkes - Sent O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Yummicks

ewan i - Sent rpt - 21/Sep/13

Hainsy - Sent - 14/Sep/13 with EUMC

stewart100 - Sent O/S - 08/Sep/13 with Stevie

Really good. Committing!
Stingraypoindex - Sent O/S - 07/Sep/13 with Allan, Craig & K

Adrianw - Sent x - 07/Aug/13 with Sarah Follmann

Callum_Johnson - Sent O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Sedge, Merlin, Dayni_

wildbill - Sent - 07/Jul/13 with Greame

Felt very sketchy at the point of pulling onto the slab!
Dayni_McConnell - Sent dnf - Jul/13 with Caitlin Sedge, Merlin, Callum

Troy Tempest - Sent O/S - 09/Jun/13

Jim Brownlow - Sent x - 25/May/13 with Ellie Joyner, Jodie Wood, Fran santos, Cashman, Steve Harby, Natalie Connors, Iain Mount, Mike Hayes, Ben Burns

Thunderthighsontheloose - Sent - 25/May/13 with Fran Santos, Jim Brownlow

Hidden - Sent - 25/May/13

Hidden - Sent - 06/May/13

MDowson - Sent - 05/May/13 with Ian Birtwistle

fall-line - 04/May/13

stewart100 - Sent O/S - 13/Apr/13

amazing climb!
charlietorrance - Sent x - 06/Apr/13 with tim peck

scary sandy rockover... niccce
Timothy Graham Peck - Sent x - 06/Apr/13 with Laura, kieran, Charly, mikey G, Alex Mason

Mike Goldthorp - Sent - Mar/13

pete87abs - Sent O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Nat, Rosie Crossley, rob, Thom Simmons

Richard Fletcher - Sent rpt - 05/Jan/13 with Ben Watson

Iain.J.Brown - 2013

Hidden - Sent O/S - 18/Nov/12

Antd - Sent - 18/Nov/12 with Dominic Jeff, Al Macleod

Macleod - Sent O/S - 18/Nov/12 with anthony, dominic

Superb techical problem
pebblespanker - Sent x - 18/Nov/12 with Rich Williams, Mark Powell

Jason Bullen - Sent x - 17/Nov/12 with Neil Glover, Ross Black

Hidden - Sent - 14/Nov/12

tyler836 - Sent x - 14/Oct/12 with Paddy Withams

Richard Fletcher - Sent x - 09/Oct/12

radioshed - Sent O/S - 07/Oct/12

soph - Sent - 29/Sep/12 with big team

wilsonmackenzie - 09/Sep/12

robmack - 05/Sep/12

le t - Sent x - Sep/12

Decent mantle move!
Hamfunk - Sent O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Keith, Andy

TonyThePrawn - Sent O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Keith, Hamish

John 'B' Hutchinson - Sent x - 18/Aug/12 with Johnny, Pete, Ally, Frenchy, James

jimmyrua - Sent - 18/Aug/12 with Ally, B, Frenchy, Johnnie Bean, Peter Philips

NiccyMac - Sent O/S - 31/Jul/12

Pleased to retro-flash this one today, nice moves and not as sandy as I remember it!
Chad123 - Sent rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Emily

The Big Sender - Sent - 13/Jul/12

glenngordon - Sent β - 25/Jun/12 with bomber harris

Hidden - Sent rpt - 25/Jun/12

Harry Holmes - Sent x - 13/Jun/12

Soundwave_666 - Sent O/S - 29/May/12

Hidden - Sent O/S - 24/May/12

rob10150 - Sent O/S - 24/May/12

schultz - Sent O/S - 21/May/12

Richard Hession - Sent O/S - 12/May/12

myoung - Sent β - 12/May/12 with Rich, Helen

daprince - Sent - May/12

BobbyG - Sent - 13/Apr/12

hebson - Sent β - 31/Mar/12 with loads of scottish folk

Hidden - Sent - 31/Mar/12

Adamski1986 - Sent O/S - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - Sent - 18/Mar/12

Hidden - Sent β - 01/Mar/12

malumb - 19/Feb/12 with Rich Dagnam

redshapedfriday - Sent x - 28/Jan/12

frenchben - Sent x - 14/Jan/12 with Jonathan Bean, Chris Houston, Peter Phillips

Sandfest!
Madden - Sent x - 08/Jan/12

sduke85 - Dec/11

spiderz - Sent x - 20/Nov/11

MDowson - Sent rpt - 19/Nov/11 with sam webb

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Nov/11

jonb23 - Sent - 19/Nov/11

mr_nsglover - Sent x - 12/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent O/S - 14/Oct/11

xican - Sent O/S - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - Sent - 25/Sep/11

petegunn - Sent - 25/Sep/11 with Tom, Davina

Two Cams Tom - Sent O/S - 25/Sep/11 with Davina, petegunn

retro flash
JLS - Sent rpt - 24/Sep/11 with Sven J.

stix - Sent x - 22/Sep/11

Hidden - Sent O/S - 18/Sep/11

Hidden - Sent x - 03/Jul/11

hawkins321 - Sent O/S - 12/Jun/11

Laurence Everitt - Sent x - 31/May/11 with Ewan Irvine, Mark D

ewan i - Sent - 31/May/11

jonskippy - Sent β - 17/Apr/11 with Andrew Simpson

Brilliant font style problem spoiled by the sand.
loonyclimber - Sent O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Lee & Andy J

ewan i - Sent - 16/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent - 02/Apr/11

got it after two goes great warm up
Malcolm_Russell - Sent x - 29/Mar/11

Kris Devlin - Sent - 29/Mar/11 with Pierre, Malc, Simmy

Awsome little classic
Kris Devlin - Sent - 29/Mar/11 with Pierre, Malc, Simmy

duncman - Sent - 27/Mar/11

Scampie - Sent - 20/Mar/11

Hidden - Sent - 07/Mar/11

That crucial foothold is very sandy at the moment.
vertigo - Sent O/S - 06/Mar/11

Very sandy today, slipped off twice before getting it...
Chad123 - Sent rpt - 26/Feb/11 with Kiwi Steve, Emily

odox - Sent x - 16/Jan/11 with Sam Webb

simon_D - Solo O/S - 16/Jan/11

wookie667 - 2011

ksm202 - Sent - 2011

backpack - 2011

Hidden - 13/Nov/10

Hidden - Sent x - 10/Nov/10

Hidden - 06/Nov/10

mark mcgowan01 - Sent O/S - 16/Oct/10 with James, Cobra, Chris Everett, Chris Houston, Will Atkinson

great! slippy critical foot hold
axeman - Sent O/S - 04/Oct/10 with grace

ferdia - Sent x - 20/Sep/10 with Andy

fell off the last move. cheese grater
Harry Holmes - Sent dnf - 09/Sep/10 with Adam Russel, Claire Muir

Hidden - Sent x - 09/Sep/10

jamiefoxen - Sent x - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Sent - 29/Jun/10

Stephen18 - Solo - 29/Jun/10

shame its so worn, otherwise a good problem
Gustav - Sent x - 27/Jun/10 with James H

Hidden - Solo - 04/Jun/10

Jamie Crawford - Sent - 01/Jun/10

Dougie Hamilton - Sent - 11/May/10

easy 6a
mantle87 - Sent O/S - 04/May/10 with DaveB_86

Mark D - Sent x - 01/May/10 with Ewan Irvine

SeanB - Sent - 07/Apr/10

the real dave - Lead - Apr/10

Hidden - Sent - Apr/10

cheesequestion - Sent - 20/Feb/10

PaulMurphy1989 - Sent x - 2010 with Fraser Gibson

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

barney_edin - 2010

scott gibson - 2010

ewan i - Sent - 2010

Hidden - Sent - 2010

danjw - 2010

frenchpeter - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Sent - 28/Nov/09

Hidden - Sent x - 08/Nov/09

flash!
gambit247 - Sent β - 07/Oct/09 with Ben Sajdecki

stukent - Sent x - 04/Oct/09

khartwig - Sent x - 19/Sep/09 with Jim Macphail

benj_d - Sent - 30/Aug/09

Hidden - Sent - 27/Aug/09

Hidden - Sent dnf - 10/Jul/09

Hidden - Sent rpt - 29/Jun/09

Hidden - Sent - 16/Jun/09

daWalt - Sent O/S - 30/May/09

chris sm - Sent O/S - 22/May/09

Trefo - Sent x - 02/May/09

peterbull - Sent O/S - 15/Mar/09

groovypiper - Sent x - 06/Mar/09 with mshorter

sneaks - Sent - 05/Mar/09

Belly-slid from the top... Next time with conviction!
Nibs - Sent dnf - 22/Feb/09 with John and Jackie

mshorter - 21/Feb/09

invisibleandy - 2009

Thesmila69 - 2009

Nibs - Sent dnf - 05/Oct/08 with Jude

Hidden - Sent x - 11/May/08

Not hard for V3.
Wee Davie - Sent - 11/May/08 with Lesley Anne

beegsyboy - Sent x - 16/Feb/08

Hidden - Sent - 16/Feb/08

Andy Moles - Sent rpt - 13/Feb/08 with Malc

Greg Boswell - Sent x - 28/Jan/08

Hidden - Sent x - 28/Jan/08

akhughes - Sent - 28/Jan/08

Andy Moles - Sent β - 27/Jan/08 with yummiks

Hidden - 2008

JLS - Sent x - 16/Dec/07

Come on crag moderator get grade corrected to V3. V5 looks very out of place in my logbook...
JLS - Sent x - 20/Oct/07

MDowson - Solo O/S - 30/Sep/07

blatantly nowhere near v5 if y-front is v3 ?!?! more like v2
Woodiee - Sent x - 30/Sep/07

gforce - Sent - 15/Sep/07 with The beach boys

JLS - Sent x - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Solo - 26/May/07

lazybones - Sent x - 04/Mar/07 with George Foster

never ever V5. V4 max and soft at that.
gaz.marshall - Sent x - 18/Feb/07

ed woods - Sent - 18/Feb/07

This is never V5! Almost got it first time, took another couple to sort my feet out. Good moves though, and a nice delicate top out. V3 or possibly V4
Chad123 - Sent - Jan/07 with Emily

Chris(cface!) - 2007

think V5 is a bit generous for this!
dodfoster - Sent x - 09/Dec/06 with jake rogers

third attempt.it cant be V5. Im not that good.
SeanB - Sent - 19/Sep/06 with Neil, Scott

robman - Sent - 15/Apr/06

Hidden - Sent rpt - 14/Apr/06

Boy - 2006

whispering nic - Sent - 2005

A nice reminder that Its about the quality, not the grades!
+4apeindex - 2002

Beardyman - 2000

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 1999

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mhowie, Richard Fletcher, Hidden, Hidden, Nibs

Voting
Total votes cast 48
hard f6A+0 of 24
f6A+0 of 24
easy f6A+3 of 24
hard f6A3 of 24
f6A7 of 24
easy f6A6 of 24
hard f5+5 of 24
f5+0 of 24
easy f5+0 of 24
3 Stars5 of 24
2 Stars15 of 24
1 Star4 of 24
0 Stars0 of 24
Bag of .....0 of 24
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 199 (2.5%)
Lead3 of 199 (1.5%)
Bouldered168 of 199 (84.4%)
Unknown23 of 199 (11.6%)

'Climbed'84 of 199 (42.2%)
clean O/S38 of 199 (19.1%)
clean β8 of 199 (4.0%)
clean rpt12 of 199 (6.0%)
clean RP51 of 199 (25.6%)
dnf6 of 199 (3.0%)