Dog Eat Dog** f6C / V5
[Dog eat dog, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
A popular highball up the bulging wall just right of the arete. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
A great problem with steady climbing but plenty of commitment needed. Climb the wall just right of the arete on mostly reasonable holds, and it's not over until beached on top.

Ticklists: County Classics - 7a - 7c+, County Classic and Hidden Gems in the 7's.

Photo: Dog eat dog © arran curran
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 142 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Felt much more comfortable/confident with the spot (Thank You Ian Murray)
spiderz - Sent x - 11/Jul/15 with Liz Archer, James Hunter, Laura

Andrew Jennings - Sent rpt - 25/May/15 with Emma Harris, Rachel Boyd, Lee Barnes

Hidden - Sent dnf - 19/Apr/15

sduke85 - Feb/15

Two pads, no spotters, very windy, made for an exciting top out!
Don Jebus - Sent x - 27/Jan/15

EBailey - Sent x - 18/Oct/14

the real dave - Sent x - 28/Sep/14 with Duncan Carr

EBailey - Solo dnf - 23/Aug/14

cliffrad - Sent - 29/Jun/14 with Charlotte Garden

Hidden - Sent dnf - 31/May/14

Nice, with some beta from will, found the way through the slopers at the top.
Dr Toph - Sent x - 18/May/14 with Will

Exciting leap from the top slopers - just when i thought it was all over, pretty gutted couldn't get back to my high point.
salix - Solo dnf - 18/May/14 with Neus, Topher

finally!
ferdia - Sent x - 03/May/14 with Anne Peale, Natalie Berry, Randoms

Hidden - Sent dnf - 11/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent dnf - 09/Mar/14

Ian Paterson - Sent O/S - 05/Mar/14

2nd go, sandy as hell at the top.
Joe Lawson - Sent x - 2014 with Sam Lawson

Matt Harle - Sent β - 03/Nov/13

Madden - Sent x - 30/Oct/13 with Dave Mason

masonwoods101 - Sent x - 29/Oct/13 with danjimwill

danjimwill - 28/Oct/13 with masonwoods101

nai - Sent dnf - 28/Oct/13 with Tom2t

Hidden - Sent - 12/Sep/13

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

Hidden - Sent dnf - 03/Aug/13

crazy crane - Sent - 06/Jul/13 with Andy Jennings

pete42mail - 30/Jun/13

Repeat Ascent, even though it was drizzing it felt in great nick.
loonyclimber - Sent rpt - 26/May/13 with Andy Jennnings

Hidden - 04/May/13

great problem and a sandy topout crux!
Timothy Graham Peck - Sent x - 06/Apr/13 with Laura, kieran, Charly, mikey G, Alex Mason

Awesome insecure topout.
Alex Mason - Sent x - 04/Apr/13 with Charlie Torrance, tim peck, kieran king, Laura Perry, Mikey G

scary top out!
charlietorrance - Sent x - 04/Apr/13 with tim peck

Richard Fletcher - Sent x - 05/Mar/13

Mike Goldthorp - Sent - Mar/13

Darboak42 - Sent - 17/Feb/13

so close to topping out but was really sandy
KristopherHall - Sent dnf - 06/Jan/13

fell from the top
Richard Fletcher - Sent dnf - 05/Jan/13

above 1 mat.
robertmctague - Sent - 2013

tom rookes - 2013

iamstebarker - Sent - 2013

ChrisCSC89 - Sent x - 24/Nov/12 with Jamie, Euan, Nic

Richard Fletcher - Sent dnf - 22/Oct/12

RossKirtley - Sent dnf - 22/Oct/12 with Richard Fletcher

GPN - Sent - 06/Oct/12 with Annette

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 29/Sep/12 with Megan Freeth, Sophie Whyte, Lindy Smith, Suzi Lamb, Rob Lonsdale, Lee Cooper, Tim Heaton, Brian McAlinden, Andy Reeve

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

wookie667 - Sent x - 03/Sep/12

went quicker than expected, half an hour to work out the feet then second go. classic technical problem. (scary with no spotters!)
The Big Sender - Sent - 28/Aug/12

Hidden - Sent dnf - 26/Aug/12

Harry Holmes - Sent x - 20/Aug/12 with Joanna

Commiting on sandy slopers!
Hamfunk - Sent x - 18/Aug/12 with Keith, Andy

TonyThePrawn - Sent dnf - 18/Aug/12 with Keith, Hamish

Did this pretty quickly then did it twice more it climbs so well! Deserves its classic status.
John 'B' Hutchinson - Sent x - 18/Aug/12 with Johnny, Pete, Ally, Frenchy

chrismoore - Aug/12

frenchpeter - Sent x - 28/Jul/12

Classic.
frasermcilwraith - Sent x - 25/Jul/12

Sandy slopes. Lovely climb.
Richard Hession - Sent x - 12/May/12

Cassidy - Sent x - 04/Apr/12

Good to get back and tick this classic now it's not 25 degrees.
loonyclimber - Sent - 31/Mar/12 with Lee

jimmyrua - Sent x - 31/Mar/12 with Peter Pan's birthday crew

Jonathan Bean - Sent - 31/Mar/12 with Psyched Pete

gaz.marshall - Sent x - 18/Mar/12

mantle87 - 19/Feb/12 with Graham Reed

Gus - Sent rpt - 22/Jan/12

Onsight
Souljah - Sent O/S - 21/Jan/12 with Andi and Gus

le t - Sent x - 14/Jan/12

arrang - Sent x - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Sent x - 02/Dec/11

f_grant111 - 01/Dec/11

Very good climbing, and yes,the top did get my heart racing.
MDowson - Sent x - 19/Nov/11 with sam webb

Hidden - Sent β - 19/Nov/11

NDD - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Nov/11

jonb23 - Sent - 19/Nov/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 19/Nov/11

Sent after nearly five years of trying but not before another heel bruising fall from the top.
JLS - Sent x - 01/Oct/11 with Darren D.

xican - Sent x - 01/Oct/11

dwisniewski - Sent x - 01/Oct/11 with John Sharples

:) First 7a at Bowden
petegunn - Sent - 25/Sep/11 with Tom, Davina

Very close but no cigar...
JLS - Sent dnf - 24/Sep/11 with Sven J., Jacqui

had the top a few times, 4yr old spotter didn't inspire confidence.
nai - Sent dnf - 30/Aug/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 22/Aug/11

Shat my pants at the top!... Not recommended in 20'C heat. Sweat + sandy slopers = scary times. Awesome problem though!!
Kris Devlin - Sent - 28/Jun/11 with Pierre

Hidden - Sent dnf - 31/May/11

Hidden - Sent x - 16/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent x - 29/Mar/11

Hidden - Sent dnf - 23/Mar/11

interesting problem.
sneaks - Sent dnf - 23/Mar/11 with janey

cheesequestion - Sent dnf - 27/Feb/11 with Andy Mitchell

Hidden - Sent x - 10/Feb/11

backpack - 2011

willackers - Sent x - 07/Nov/10 with lots of scottish people

Technical at the bottom, committing at the top...loved it. First 7a.
duncman - Sent x - 16/Oct/10 with Matt Dowson

ferdia - Sent dnf - 02/Oct/10 with Andy

Chris J Houston - Sent x - 26/Sep/10 with martha, alex, stb, blez, ina, nat

classy problem - came off the top a couple of times before sorting it out.
Andy Moles - Sent x - 21/Sep/10 with Adam, Ferdia, Pimpy

Mike Mullins - Sent x - 10/Sep/10 with Sam Clarke, Andy Latta

PaulOgden - Sent x - 05/Sep/10

Nice.
peterp - Sent x - 05/Sep/10 with Nat, Sully

jim.macp - Sent - Sep/10

Hidden - Sent x - 22/Aug/10

Beardyman - Sent - 04/Aug/10

Second session on this so stoked to get it.Had good beta and good spotters though, which helped me commit to the sandy slopey top out.superb problem.
Sean Bell - Sent - 04/Aug/10

Hidden - Sent x - 04/Aug/10

Tried this on so many occasions, did it first go today, total path! Definitely in the zone :-)
beegsyboy - Sent x - 15/May/10

Hidden - Sent x - 21/Mar/10

JLS - Sent dnf - 30/Jan/10 with large team

Beardyman - 01/Jan/10

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

regular - 2010

Hidden - 2010

superb, it's all in the feet..
gambit247 - Sent x - 07/Oct/09 with Chris, Ben Sajdecki

Hidden - Sent x - 04/Oct/09

dj_brigham05 - Sent x - 04/Oct/09 with Thom Simmons

eventually! quite a scary slopey finish!
benj_d - Sent x - 19/Sep/09

Could only figure out the first couple of moves, gave up eventually!
Reaver2k - TR dnf - 20/Jul/09 with Michael Watson

JLS - Sent dnf - 21/Mar/09 with Pete R. & Steven I.

invisibleandy - 2009

JLS - Sent dnf - 30/Dec/08

stato - Solo β - Oct/08

top too damp to climb on
JLS - Sent dnf - 14/Sep/08 with Pete R. & Mike B.

JLS - Sent dnf - 16/Jan/08

Fell from top-out twice. Next time...
JLS - Sent dnf - 03/Nov/07

Hidden - Sent - Mar/07

Hidden - 2007

Boy - 2006

Boy - 2006

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 2004

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Sent - Oct/02 with Nick Ashton

Hidden - Sent - Apr/02

Dave Douglas - Sent O/S - Jan/01

Hidden - Sent x - 2000

Hidden - 1999

John Pickles - Sent x - 1998

sadams - Solo - 15/Nov/97 with Team Midlands

Hidden - 1995

whispering nic - Solo - 1995

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/94

circa 1992
Steve Crowe - Solo G/U - 1992

rbruce - 1989

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 27/Oct/84

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