Dawes wrote about this in OTE '96ish. Would be nice to drag out the article again (it'll be in the loft somewhere). I was so inspired I took a detour into the quarries just to look at Quarryman and Meltdown.
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> Dawes wrote about this in OTE '96ish.
I've just spent all evening looking for it but failed - it truly gave an idea of the difficulty of the climbing and how it sounded like a normal climb as opposed to one where there are few holds miles apart. From memory:- "sequences of 6 moves just to swap hands.....rounded micromounds for feet........a sideways dyno into a straight hand layback with the knee resting on the hand..."