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Slap 'n' Spittle* E4 6a

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[John on slap n spittle, 2 kb]14m. The right arete of the concave wall is tackled on its left-hand side. Was a soft touch at E4 but don't be fooled by the new grade - there is a hard move before the gear. Finish on the right. © ROCKFAX
FA. Andy Lewondowski 1983

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Stanage Routes Graded List.

Photo: John on slap n spittle © paulpaint
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 68 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/14

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Rosh

Pretty easy, pleasant
BenNorman - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/13

Snowball, good fun.
AlistairB - Solo β - 06/Apr/13 with Neil, Mark Rankine

mark20 - Sent O/S - 06/Apr/13

Tim Rodgers - 2nd dog - 09/Sep/12 with Mike Lea

Mike W - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

Ethan - Lead β - 10/Jan/12 with Adam Bailes

Harry_Pymont - Lead β - 12/Nov/11

What was I thinking? First ever E4 attempt in direct sun on hottest October day on record. Got to crux OK but failed to even consider committing to it. Would be a good route to try with a massive snowdrift or a sea of pads.
Owen W-G - Lead dnf - 01/Oct/11 with Max & Sam

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd rpt - 09/Apr/11 with Fatboy

Stephen Horne - UKC - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

David Smith - 2011

Really enjoyable moves, I was scared without ever feeling like I was going to fall off. It was much more overhanging than it looked from the bottom! Felt more like soft E4 5c.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Tom Lyons

Probably only E3 5c, but good route
akhughes - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/10

felt pretty easy for 6a, although i can imagine it being a scary lead.
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/10 with James McHaffie

Need to come back with mats to consider a lead!
harold walmsley - TR - 06/Jul/10 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

cymjt - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/09

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with AJ, michael porter

1 fall grom crux
Milne - 2nd dog - 09/Sep/09 with dave saxby

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/09

johnwilson123 - Sep/09 with paul

craig d - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with penny and simon

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Jon Pearson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09

John Roberts (JR) - Lead β - Oct/08 with Simon Hudson, Ben Wolstenholme

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 27/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/08

liamoloughlin - Lead - 17/Aug/08

tlr - Lead - 03/Jul/08 with Henry

Really hot day. Well done to Neil for leading this one.
Brian Rodgers - 2nd - 11/May/08 with Neil Hillis

Hidden - 2nd dog - 16/Feb/08

alaan - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Matt

petellis - 2nd dog - 16/Feb/08

mattyork2 - 2nd RP - 16/Feb/08 with Alan Royle

Hidden - 10/Feb/08

jamesturnbull - Lead - 2008 with phil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/07

Brown - Lead O/S - 01/May/07 with John

Joe Costello - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Ben and Liam

Toby Dunn - 2nd - 17/Apr/07 with JulesV

nathanmanc - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/06

bronsonite - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/06 with Nathan Lawrence

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/06 with Andy Reeve

some beta provided from both Alex and Reeve. Nice line, nice moves. Shame about the close proximity of the buttress just right.
Ram MkiV - Lead β - 18/Feb/06 with Alex & Reeve

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 2006

good route 2nd E4 quite warm conditions got psyched and went for it no fear and good gear getting better higher up but by then its over
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - Sep/05 with keith poskitt, rob lonsdale, andy g

loonyclimber - 2nd O/S - Sep/05 with Alex

johnboyrevel - Lead RP - Apr/05 with Spider

Hidden - Mar/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo G/U - 31/Jul/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/03

Ropeboy - Lead - 05/Apr/03

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/03

Jus - Solo O/S - Mar/03

sadams - Lead - May/01 with Eric Hildrew

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/01 with Viv

tuftynick - Lead - 2001

Jon Read - Lead O/S - 1998 with Dave Edmunds

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/97

When the big boulder was still at the bottom!
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/90 with Andy Joyce

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/90

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Voting
Total votes cast 115
hard E50 of 41
E50 of 41
easy E50 of 41
hard E41 of 41
E411 of 41
easy E418 of 41
hard E310 of 41
E31 of 41
easy E30 of 41
hard 6b0 of 39
6b0 of 39
easy 6b0 of 39
hard 6a1 of 39
6a27 of 39
easy 6a6 of 39
hard 5c5 of 39
5c0 of 39
easy 5c0 of 39
3 Stars2 of 35
2 Stars28 of 35
1 Star5 of 35
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 68 (8.8%)
Lead37 of 68 (54.4%)
Followed16 of 68 (23.5%)
Toproped1 of 68 (1.5%)
Bouldered1 of 68 (1.5%)
Unknown7 of 68 (10.3%)

'Climbed'20 of 68 (29.4%)
clean O/S32 of 68 (47.1%)
clean β5 of 68 (7.4%)
clean rpt3 of 68 (4.4%)
clean G/U1 of 68 (1.5%)
clean RP2 of 68 (2.9%)
dogged4 of 68 (5.9%)
dnf1 of 68 (1.5%)