12m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the narrow slab passing a small roof with difficulty. Finish up the side of the prow above for extra interest. © Rockfax

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Offwidth 21 Sep, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Awful? I'm dissapointed in you Simon. The move over the overlap may be a sandbag at Severe but its delightful and unusual. The finish left on the prow is also good: harder and less artificial than it looks as well. HS 4b*
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βeta: Awful? I'm dissapointed in you Simon. The move over the overlap may be a sandbag at Severe but its delightful and unusual. The finish left on the prow is also good: harder and less artificial than it looks as well. HS 4b*
Fidget 10 Apr, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: I took my first lead fall on this route! I was attempting it following the line in the guide, I was walking my hands up the slopers on top of the roof, and my hand just slipped off completely catching me by surprise. Luckily the gear was good - a no. 3 Rock Empire in the break under the roof, and a no. 8(?) nut in the crack on the left. Would like to go back and try it another time though (glutton for punishment maybe, my partner thought I was mad attempting it)!
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βeta: I took my first lead fall on this route! I was attempting it following the line in the guide, I was walking my hands up the slopers on top of the roof, and my hand just slipped off completely catching me by surprise. Luckily the gear was good - a no. 3 Rock Empire in the break under the roof, and a no. 8(?) nut in the crack on the left. Would like to go back and try it another time though (glutton for punishment maybe, my partner thought I was mad attempting it)!
Pelleas 18 Oct, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Don't bother groping around for solid holds on the roof. It's mostly hand friction but the rock is rough enough. After the roof it is a romp.
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βeta: Don't bother groping around for solid holds on the roof. It's mostly hand friction but the rock is rough enough. After the roof it is a romp.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
charlie broe 23 Jun Lead O/S
with Pam
with Pam
Hidden 30 May 2nd
jessieleong 29 May Lead O/S Good gear below overhang bit but had to escape right as it was starting to rain and friction non existent! Did the prow exit, fab moves!
Good gear below overhang bit but had to escape right as it was starting to rain and friction non existent! Did the prow exit, fab moves!
slab_happy 29 May 2nd
David Bibby 24 May Lead O/S
Bethan May Davies 12 May Lead
with Chris Jackson
with Chris Jackson
dpmUK 5 May 2nd O/S
Hidden 17 Apr Lead O/S
Ian Saxton 11 Apr 2nd
martinbettridge06 11 Apr Lead
Ben Wooler 7 Apr Lead
KeenClimber 30 Mar Lead O/S
with bhh23
with bhh23
JHiley 23 Feb 2nd
with sdixon
with sdixon
sdixon 23 Feb Lead
with JHiley
with JHiley
Rocknast ?? Lead O/S
Calum Wadsworth 3 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
with Faye, Emma Jackson
with Faye, Emma Jackson
Matt Shepherd 19 Oct, 2018 Solo O/S
Keith Swainson 10 Oct, 2018 Solo O/S
with Helen Swainson
with Helen Swainson
Hidden 4 Oct, 2018 2nd O/S
Matthoop91 9 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
iWoody5025 9 Aug, 2018 2nd
Hidden 10 Jul, 2018 2nd
Hidden 10 Jul, 2018 Lead
arthurpaulcaplan 3 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
luke_blazejewski 3 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
FaffmasterG 27 May, 2018 2nd β
craig.england1 12 May, 2018 2nd
with Dave F
with Dave F
Mark67 6 May, 2018 Lead dog Couldn't make the small roof move. Finish up the prow was nice.
with gpcomps, andrew
Couldn't make the small roof move. Finish up the prow was nice.
with gpcomps, andrew
gpcomps 6 May, 2018 2nd O/S
with Mark67, Andrew
with Mark67, Andrew
Greg manimal tolson ??, 2018 -
Paul Hy 26 Oct, 2017 2nd O/S
mrphilipoldham 26 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S Not sure I eliminated enough but hey ho..
with Paul Hy
Not sure I eliminated enough but hey ho..
with Paul Hy
ladempsey 24 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
ice bank mice elf 24 Sep, 2017 2nd β
chrisdjackson 14 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S The move through the roof is just about 5a so long as climbed direct without r or l edges. prow made a hollow noise when I stepped out onto it which added to the fun
with charlotte
The move through the roof is just about 5a so long as climbed direct without r or l edges. prow made a hollow noise when I stepped out onto it which added to the fun
with charlotte
awalters 22 Jul, 2017 2nd O/S
with mat young, Greg T
with mat young, Greg T
jayray 15 Jul, 2017 Lead
Hidden 12 Jul, 2017 Solo
Fobbit169 1 Jul, 2017 Lead
flopsicle 24 Jun, 2017 2nd
slab_happy 24 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
Andy Fielding 15 Jun, 2017 Solo
Chris Murray 23 Apr, 2017 Lead
with DMC
with DMC
DMC 23 Apr, 2017 2nd O/S
Matt Shepherd 2 Jan, 2017 2nd O/S
Hidden 2 Jan, 2017 2nd
fuzzysheep01 25 Sep, 2016 Solo O/S Top fin is fun. Not sure I'd give it 5a really.
Top fin is fun. Not sure I'd give it 5a really.
hirving 18 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Sam Woodward 18 Sep, 2016 2nd O/S
with hirving
with hirving
musicl3e 13 Aug, 2016 TR
with Tony Etherington, Sarah Brookes, John Brookes
with Tony Etherington, Sarah Brookes, John Brookes
Murdoch112 13 Aug, 2016 TR
with John Brookes, musicl3e, Sarah Brookes
with John Brookes, musicl3e, Sarah Brookes
Hidden 13 Aug, 2016 TR O/S
James Oakes 10 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
jungle 6 Aug, 2016 Lead
with Paul Mcarthy
with Paul Mcarthy
joemallia 27 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S
with Hooshang Amiri, Vic Archer
with Hooshang Amiri, Vic Archer
Ron 19 Jul, 2016 2nd rpt
with Pete
with Pete
MikeyP 4 Jun, 2016 Solo
Graeme Hammond 26 May, 2016 Solo O/S
stpauliblade 24 Apr, 2016 Lead
with tom0129
with tom0129
Budge 22 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Ade
with Ade
rockman 25 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
bendevonport 25 Mar, 2016 AltLd
timcedwards 25 Mar, 2016 2nd
with rockman
with rockman
Hidden 13 Mar, 2016 2nd O/S
Kinge 13 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with MichaelJohn, CUMS
with MichaelJohn, CUMS
sopaz 6 Mar, 2016 Lead
MusicalMountaineer 7 Feb, 2016 2nd O/S Long reach came seemed alsmost essential for the bold reach over the roof. Nice though.
Long reach came seemed alsmost essential for the bold reach over the roof. Nice though.
buxtoncoffeelover 7 Feb, 2016 Lead dnf Difficulty reaching over the roof (small step/layaway from right), & didn't fancy the topout with cold/numb fingers either!! Must try harder on a nicer day!
Difficulty reaching over the roof (small step/layaway from right), & didn't fancy the topout with cold/numb fingers either!! Must try harder on a nicer day!
samdickensuk 23 Jan, 2016 Solo RP
gaz3212 11 Dec, 2015 Solo O/S
Jim Malo 20 Aug, 2015 Lead
with Vixxm
with Vixxm
Vixxm 20 Aug, 2015 2nd
Angus Taylor 26 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 May, 2015 2nd
Wayne S 15 May, 2015 Lead
ipfreely 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S
eliza 4 May, 2015 2nd
Hidden ?May, 2015 Lead O/S
Felix Ottey 18 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Maia 12 Apr, 2015 Lead hmm avoided the unprotected crux but did the prow finish. not a great route
hmm avoided the unprotected crux but did the prow finish. not a great route
woody99i 7 Apr, 2015 Solo O/S
Roget 24 Dec, 2014 Solo O/S
with robin
with robin
John Higgs 13 Dec, 2014 Solo O/S
with Luke_G
with Luke_G
Robin Nichols 10 Nov, 2014 Solo O/S
loco wilko ?Oct, 2014 Solo
tombushell 10 Jun, 2014 Lead
Sam Husband 10 Jun, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 8 Jun, 2014 Lead dnf
Deezel65 5 May, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Apr, 2014 2nd
jimbonfire 14 Dec, 2013 -
the power 16 Nov, 2013 Lead rpt
Capricorn One 1 Sep, 2013 2nd
with Lynsie Whyke, shumidrives
with Lynsie Whyke, shumidrives
shumidrives 1 Sep, 2013 Lead
froglette 8 Jun, 2013 2nd
with John Proudfoot
with John Proudfoot
antdav 8 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
Hidden 8 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
cpoad 2 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
with Steve G
with Steve G
Dave Mason 1 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with Fiona MacDonald
with Fiona MacDonald
Wayne S 28 Apr, 2013 Solo
ElBarto 21 Apr, 2013 Lead RP
with Hannah Saunders
with Hannah Saunders
Andy Hudson 7 Apr, 2013 Lead
with Phil Mercer
with Phil Mercer
Phil Mercer 7 Apr, 2013 2nd
the power 10 Nov, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Nov, 2012 2nd
adam carless 15 Sep, 2012 Solo rpt
steve-grigg 9 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
David Robinson 24 Aug, 2012 Lead Missed top bit
Missed top bit
cem 5 Aug, 2012 Solo rpt
JenDear ?Aug, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 28 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
Wayne S 20 Jul, 2012 Lead
Ander 11 Jul, 2012 Lead
Sparrowmonkey 11 Jul, 2012 2nd
with Ander
with Ander
Vnockles 17 Jun, 2012 Lead
will_benfold 17 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 20 May, 2012 Solo O/S
GermanAlex 18 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S bottom: meh, top: yeah! (prow's finish) EDIT: WHAT! HS? VS 5a any day if you actually follow the line; keep your fingers off that VDiff
with Camm
bottom: meh, top: yeah! (prow's finish) EDIT: WHAT! HS? VS 5a any day if you actually follow the line; keep your fingers off that VDiff
with Camm
armouredego 18 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with Peter Elliott
with Peter Elliott
disturbed_one51 1 Mar, 2012 Lead
with JJB
with JJB
Hidden 25 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Coops_13 25 Feb, 2012 2nd O/S
with Vybz
with Vybz
PAJames ??, 2012 -
Hidden ??, 2012 -
Nordie_matt 28 Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
Matt JM Stevens 28 Dec, 2011 2nd
TDSvejstrup 2 Nov, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 23 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
belay bunny turned bad 14 Oct, 2011 Sent
with loundsy
with loundsy
Gazleah 17 Sep, 2011 Solo O/S
with serge
with serge
BethM 15 Sep, 2011 Lead VS 5a in guidebook.
with Tom Wilson, Chaz2512
VS 5a in guidebook.
with Tom Wilson, Chaz2512
spacey 10 Sep, 2011 Solo
with jo macey
with jo macey
Mark Salter 8 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Mike Bayley 10 Jul, 2011 TR O/S
with John Sellars & Cathy Burgess
with John Sellars & Cathy Burgess
Ellen Cobby 26 Jun, 2011 2nd
Adam Booth 26 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
waynem1985 4 Jun, 2011 2nd
with antdav
with antdav
antdav 4 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Jun, 2011 Lead
mattgrange 29 May, 2011 Lead The prow finish is definitely worth the excitement
The prow finish is definitely worth the excitement
Eddie Shelbourne 15 May, 2011 Lead
emmarowe 2 May, 2011 2nd O/S
edmitchell 2 May, 2011 Lead O/S
chris warner 2 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with LizBull
with LizBull
LizBull 2 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
charley 19 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S If you climb this blinkered then I feel it's more 4c-5a-ish
If you climb this blinkered then I feel it's more 4c-5a-ish
valentinesbabe 19 Mar, 2011 2nd O/S
with charley
with charley
gingerdave13 31 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with stefan
with stefan
tiga271 30 Oct, 2010 Lead dnf Couldn't get over roof without going left into hanging gardens or right onto Vdiff :-( felt tough for 4b !!
with Chrissy
Couldn't get over roof without going left into hanging gardens or right onto Vdiff :-( felt tough for 4b !!
with Chrissy
Marq 2 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with Skinny
with Skinny
mattwyles1 2 Oct, 2010 Solo
with Ellie, Joe
with Ellie, Joe
Hidden 2 Oct, 2010 2nd O/S
Gazleah ?Sep, 2010 Solo O/S
with dprctr
with dprctr
Tithe Technique 28 Aug, 2010 TR O/S
eel 19 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S
jtree03 22 Jul, 2010 Lead
with Brother Al
with Brother Al
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 18 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Rosa Vilaseca
with Rosa Vilaseca
howlingbaboon 29 Jun, 2010 Solo O/S
peteJ23 20 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 May, 2010 2nd O/S
garethb 9 May, 2010 Lead
with cheque
with cheque
jmjw 9 May, 2010 Solo O/S Finishing up the prow was pretty scary (but made it worth some stars), felt harder than 4c and there didn't seem to be a whole lot of gear to protect the move over the roof
Finishing up the prow was pretty scary (but made it worth some stars), felt harder than 4c and there didn't seem to be a whole lot of gear to protect the move over the roof
Pilch 8 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Graham
with Graham
Ky 5 Apr, 2010 2nd O/S
with Crucko
with Crucko
donkster 5 Apr, 2010 2nd rpt
with Ky, crooko
with Ky, crooko
ill_bill 4 Apr, 2010 2nd
Ander 27 Mar, 2010 Lead
with Deadahead
with Deadahead
mic_b 27 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 29 Jan, 2010 Lead O/S
Richard Holowka 5 Sep, 2009 2nd O/S
Ricky Martin 5 Sep, 2009 2nd
markytaylor 31 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 31 Jul, 2009 2nd O/S
cooper leek 8 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
with water rat
with water rat
dave_whale 3 Jul, 2009 Lead dog Found the roof to be a real pain, not the cleanest of climb's, left some skin up there.
with Beverley Whale
Found the roof to be a real pain, not the cleanest of climb's, left some skin up there.
with Beverley Whale
Goose4 30 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with Lucy Barker
with Lucy Barker
vvanhinsbergh 31 May, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 2 May, 2009 2nd O/S
JHM 18 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S
with Benrj
with Benrj
paul.valentine 17 Jan, 2009 2nd
with Graham Jones
with Graham Jones
Sidekick ??, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 2009 -
tommo1664 29 Dec, 2008 -
victim of mathematics 18 Oct, 2008 2nd O/S Tricky through the roof, but not too bad as long as you don't have tiny arms!
Tricky through the roof, but not too bad as long as you don't have tiny arms!
matsavage 11 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2008 Lead
adam carless 10 May, 2008 Solo O/S
unfit 9 May, 2008 Lead O/S
with matt w
with matt w
Chris wilson 1 Apr, 2008 2nd
mulletcocktail2000 1 Apr, 2008 Lead O/S
with john and chris
with john and chris
john lynch 9 Mar, 2008 Lead
with rich armour, Bo Robertson
with rich armour, Bo Robertson
Hidden 2 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
alek 2 Mar, 2008 2nd O/S
Powder Puff Girl 16 Feb, 2008 2nd O/S
popebenedictus 16 Feb, 2008 Lead rpt
edd rab 16 Feb, 2008 TR O/S
Hidden ?Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
VS4b 17 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S 'kin hard for 4b!! resorted to some use of the right edge to make progress. Harder than 4b without it
with paul
'kin hard for 4b!! resorted to some use of the right edge to make progress. Harder than 4b without it
with paul
naughtybadboy 4 Nov, 2007 2nd
gibbo38 4 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S
with gibbo21
with gibbo21
gibbo21 4 Nov, 2007 2nd
with gibbo38
with gibbo38
Milne 3 Nov, 2007 2nd O/S VS 5a in guides, soft touch, but its not S 4b.
VS 5a in guides, soft touch, but its not S 4b.
Whealiebob 3 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S Gets VS 5a in all our guidebooks and if you stay blinkered that grade is about right
with Milne
Gets VS 5a in all our guidebooks and if you stay blinkered that grade is about right
with Milne
edd rab 3 Nov, 2007 Lead O/S
popebenedictus 3 Nov, 2007 2nd O/S
with edd rab
with edd rab
rrrock! 7 Oct, 2007 2nd
steveb2006 18 Aug, 2007 Solo
Pythonist 13 Aug, 2007 Solo O/S
Retroman3 21 Jul, 2007 2nd O/S
with diem
with diem
rachelwheatcroft 11 Jul, 2007 2nd Hard reach up.
with Marvino
Hard reach up.
with Marvino
Marvino 11 Jul, 2007 Lead
with Rach
with Rach
EdShep 10 May, 2007 2nd O/S
with Pilch
with Pilch
sam coward 4 Feb, 2007 2nd O/S
with Tim and Em
with Tim and Em
steve2006 ??, 2007 Lead O/S
ebunick 14 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
with Lizzie + 3 freshers
with Lizzie + 3 freshers
Hamster 24 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
with Ian Thurgood
with Ian Thurgood
Hidden ?Sep, 2006 Lead
Hidden 13 Aug, 2006 Solo O/S
Jacob Ram 7 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
with elisa best
with elisa best
AJ007 10 Jul, 2006 Solo
PanzerHanzler 25 Jun, 2006 Lead rpt
with David Rafe
with David Rafe
ChrisBrooke 11 Jun, 2006 2nd
with Caroline Davison
with Caroline Davison
jrk2673 ?May, 2006 Lead
edmitchell ?May, 2006 -
Hidden 29 Apr, 2006 2nd O/S
Rampikino 23 Apr, 2006 Lead
with MMC Various
with MMC Various
John Lisle ??, 2006 -
MazElden ??, 2006 -
Hidden ??, 2006 Lead
zcapxa5 15 Oct, 2005 Lead O/S
with Hanneke den Ouden
with Hanneke den Ouden
PanzerHanzler 10 Sep, 2005 2nd O/S
caradoc 3 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
with nick yapp
with nick yapp
liamnkaz 1 Sep, 2005 2nd
Rich Long ?Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 4 Jun, 2005 Lead O/S
Alex Mason ?Jun, 2005 Solo bored
bored
crag_monster ?May, 2005 Lead
Neil Henson ??, 2005 2nd Complete sandbag. I thought the 4b move seemed about 5b. Failed to do the crux move on lead and only just managed to do the move when seconding.
with Mark Collins
Complete sandbag. I thought the 4b move seemed about 5b. Failed to do the crux move on lead and only just managed to do the move when seconding.
with Mark Collins
jl 15 Dec, 2004 Lead O/S
with Cara
with Cara
maria85 9 Oct, 2004 2nd
with Andy & Ronnie
with Andy & Ronnie
dannyboy83 ?Oct, 2004 Solo O/S
with SUMC
with SUMC
Pelleas ?Oct, 2004 Lead
andybuckley 19 Sep, 2004 Solo
mooseloose 4 Sep, 2004 Lead O/S
with Geoff & Nina
with Geoff & Nina
Hidden ?Sep, 2004 2nd
Twiggy Diablo 7 Aug, 2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 2004 Lead O/S
cpoad 15 May, 2004 Lead dog Bridged onto right wall for move so not clean
with Darryl C
Bridged onto right wall for move so not clean
with Darryl C
samwelli 26 Mar, 2004 Solo O/S
tommy82 19 Nov, 2003 Lead
APAPAP 19 Aug, 2003 AltLd
Hidden 21 Jun, 2003 Solo dnf
Hidden 15 Apr, 2003 Lead dnf
jamie ward 22 Mar, 2003 Lead O/S
with John Howes
with John Howes
runestone 1 Oct, 2002 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 10 Aug, 2002 Solo
Hidden 30 Jun, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Jun, 2002 Lead rpt
Hidden 16 Jun, 2002 Lead
Mark Stevenson 26 May, 2002 Solo O/S
andygreen 29 Mar, 2002 2nd
Simon Caldwell ??, 2002 Lead O/S what a rubbish route
with Lemming
what a rubbish route
with Lemming
Hidden 13 Aug, 2001 Lead O/S
Neil Curtis 30 Jun, 2001 Lead O/S
with Arthur Austin
with Arthur Austin
ajc 4 Sep, 2000 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Jun, 2000 2nd
Hidden 16 Apr, 2000 Lead O/S
cem 18 Jul, 1999 2nd
with Gordon Carder
with Gordon Carder
rocktigger ?Jun, 1999 Solo O/S
ajoliver 29 May, 1998 Solo O/S
andrewbooth1000 5 Sep, 1997 Solo
Hidden 15 Feb, 1997 2nd O/S
tlr 5 May, 1996 Solo
with Pete D
with Pete D
Hidden 21 Oct, 1995 Lead
tapley ?Sep, 1989 Solo
steve prior ?Jun, 1988 Solo
Iain Thow 14 Sep, 1987 Solo
Hidden ??, 1987 -
andy tetsill ?Oct, 1985 Lead
steveb2006 12 Jun, 1985 Solo Also attempt Device but back off
Also attempt Device but back off
steveb2006 1 Oct, 1982 Solo
CrashMat Rob ??, 1980 Lead O/S 1980's
1980's
RichardMc 25 Apr, 1976 Solo
petemeads ??, 1976 Solo
Nigel Bond 20 Oct, 1973 Lead
with John
with John
mikej 17 Jan, 1971 Solo
with E C/W
with E C/W
Andy Say ??, 1971 Solo
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Voting
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 25
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 41
Votes cast 31
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Soloed
Toproped
Alt Leads
Bouldered
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
DNF
Dogged
Redpoint
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