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34m. Take the Artelo martelo to the upper right diagonal crack and follow this to the top. The name means 'Bloody Fingers' - beware! © Rockfax

Ticklists: El Chorro dreams - sub 6a.

robbjackson 25/Mar Lead β

Easily 6a

with Harry
GOS 23/Mar Lead O/S

intense layback jamming

with Geoff Thomas
Hidden 13/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Dec/16 Lead β
Hidden 08/Nov/16 Lead dnf
valentinesbabe 05/Oct/16 2nd
Tithe Technique 05/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/16 Lead
Hidden 09/Apr/16 Lead dnf
cragsman9000 18/Mar/16 Lead O/S

5 my arse.

with Ian
aylabarratt17 14/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Allan
Chris Manasseh 24/Jan/16 Lead
with John Armstrong
jvarmstrong 24/Jan/16 Lead
with Chris
james1978 16/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with pam
valentinesbabe ??/2016 TR O/S

Excellent climb. Quite taxing for people with not much reach.

Tom Smart 01/Nov/15 Lead
kate30 ?/Feb/15 Lead dog
bridget143 29/Dec/14 TR dnf
with Simen
Matt Smith 18/Nov/14 TR dog

Gets 6a+ in local guide and I think even that is lenient. The tough bit is awkward laybacking towards the top, had one slip which was annoying. Top roped after rope was in place after Cantolandia.

Hidden ?/Oct/14 -
lithos 10/Apr/14 Lead

great fun, managed not to trash my fingers (easy 6a)

with Gav, Pete Bradshaw
HIGHTOWER 30/Mar/14 Lead β

Local guidebook said 6a+, which I'd say was fair.

with Alex Whitmore, Ben Thynne
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 13/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 03/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 03/Mar/14 Lead
quickdrawmcraw 02/Mar/14 Lead
dprctr 26/Feb/14 Lead O/S
BarnDawg 26/Feb/14 2nd
Rich Malcolm 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Plungeman 21/Feb/14 TR RP

Bailed on the lead at the finger crack. Went clean on toprope. Nae blood fae ma fingers!

with Ross
Ross Young 21/Feb/14 Lead dnf
Martin Bagshaw 14/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Neil Kerr, Danny Crump
Danny Crump 14/Oct/13 Lead
with Neil Kerr, Martin Bagshaw
elyben 07/Sep/13 Lead
JonnyW 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Lead dog
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
beakerburgess 29/Mar/13 Lead dog

earns its name absolutely ruined by hands

CrispsSmiths 18/Mar/13 2nd
with cem
cem 18/Mar/13 Lead O/S
DavidEvans 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Helen Garrett
riff156 15/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Bob Hotchkis
spacecadetjake ?/Feb/13 TR

Bloody fingers ... got me good!

lecko ?/Jan/13 Lead O/S
mol 24/Dec/12 Lead
with Ken, Jesse
Elaine Budden 19/Dec/12 Lead O/S
El3ctroFuzz 19/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Elaine Budden
Phil Layton 19/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with tom south
johnpuddephatt 17/Dec/12 Lead O/S

Clean but only just - leapt for the top and slapped my hand down on a spiky bush.

with Ryan Mole
RyMole 17/Dec/12 Lead O/S
Kevster 27/Dec/11 Lead O/S
mwatson ?/Dec/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/11 Lead O/S
stephen ashworth 11/Oct/11 TR
with john frost
Hidden 11/Oct/11 Lead
Frostie 11/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Steve Ashworth
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead β
waynem1985 14/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Mar/11 2nd dog
mark4344 20/Mar/11 Lead dog

Tough route, called bloody fingers for a good reason!

with ant
Hidden 22/Feb/11 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 11/Nov/10 Lead RP
with Roy Thomas
Hidden ?/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Andy Chubb 19/Mar/10 Lead
with Guy Hustinx
Hidden ?/Feb/10 Lead
Luke Gilbert ?/Nov/09 Lead
with Sara Gilbert, Tom McCulloch
Hidden 21/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Zoomer 01/May/09 2nd

Fantastic route, brilliant jamming crack. Undergraded, no 6a moves but sustained enough to warrant it. Best route of our trip.

Graham Iles 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Pete Robinson, Neil Cooper
craig d ?/Mar/09 -
with Paul Innes
Hidden ?/Feb/09 Lead
Chris the Tall 11/Jan/09 Lead O/S

Desperate - 6a+ ?

with Dave Coley
Hidden 01/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Dec/08 Lead O/S
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