Rockfax Description
A harder, right-hand start to The Meltdown. From the base of the pillar, climb the roof to meet The Meltdown at its mid-point. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Climb the roof as per Tarantula but gain the lip a move earlier via a cross off a pocket onto a flake and a hard cutloose.

Iain Farrar

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
jonny_wells 27 Aug Sent x Unusual climbing but really fun, lots of open handed pockety limestone.
Unusual climbing but really fun, lots of open handed pockety limestone.
Don Jebus 24 Aug Sent x In a quick session having done tarantula recently. Hard 7B/easy 7B+?
In a quick session having done tarantula recently. Hard 7B/easy 7B+?
Hidden 21 Aug Sent x
spiderz 18 Aug Sent x
with BobbyG
with BobbyG
BobbyG 18 Aug Sent Bloody hard!
with spiderz
Bloody hard!
with spiderz
nicolat 6 Jun Sent
with James Mitchell
with James Mitchell
Gus 12 May Sent
with Vicky hurley, ben rouse
with Vicky hurley, ben rouse
oliver.ghill91 19 Apr Sent O/S
with Juliette
with Juliette
samrad 9 Feb Sent x
Ally Smith 9 Feb Sent x
TravisDean 7 Nov, 2018 Sent x
Sam Lawson 8 Aug, 2018 Sent x
crimpthengaston 29 Jul, 2018 -
Hidden 9 Jun, 2018 Sent
Hidden 27 May, 2018 Sent x
JHM 20 May, 2018 Sent x
with Adam Brown
with Adam Brown
Strong Steve 5 May, 2018 Sent x
JackRamsden7 ?Feb, 2018 Sent
Sam Warren ?Sep, 2017 Sent x
Andrew Barker 9 Jul, 2017 Sent rpt Standing start avoiding the plinth. Joined the Meltdown a bit further along than previously. No difference in grade.
Standing start avoiding the plinth. Joined the Meltdown a bit further along than previously. No difference in grade.
OKnowles 23 Jun, 2017 Sent x
Andrew Barker 21 Jun, 2017 Sent rpt Standing start this time, avoiding the plinth. Fewer moves but harder to get set up for the move to the lip.
Standing start this time, avoiding the plinth. Fewer moves but harder to get set up for the move to the lip.
Andrew Barker 18 Jun, 2017 Sent x Think we had the right line (looked to be the same as in videos). Definitely more than a plus-grade harder than The Meltdown but that says more about the grade of the latter.
with Chris Taylor
Think we had the right line (looked to be the same as in videos). Definitely more than a plus-grade harder than The Meltdown but that says more about the grade of the latter.
with Chris Taylor
OliverF 17 Apr, 2017 Sent dnf
with Ste, EllaMain
with Ste, EllaMain
EllaMain 17 Apr, 2017 Sent
with OliverF
with OliverF
danjimwill 11 Sep, 2016 -
DaveFidler 15 Aug, 2016 Sent x
SDM 16 Jul, 2016 Sent Also repeated Meltdown
Also repeated Meltdown
Si dH 8 May, 2016 Sent x Both bouldering guides give this Ft7B+...it went in a session though so 7B would seem fair.
with Neil Furniss
Both bouldering guides give this Ft7B+...it went in a session though so 7B would seem fair.
with Neil Furniss
Robin Nichols 8 Sep, 2015 Sent x
with Jemma
with Jemma
Hidden 6 Sep, 2015 Sent x
karol dubas 29 Aug, 2015 Sent x
with Neil Furniss
with Neil Furniss
masonwoods101 23 Aug, 2015 Sent x
BillyRidal 21 Sep, 2014 Sent x
Haydn Jones 2 Sep, 2014 Sent x Did this thinking it was tarantula.
with hoppo, eazyclimbing
Did this thinking it was tarantula.
with hoppo, eazyclimbing
heeley 25 Jun, 2014 Sent x
eazyclimbing 22 Jun, 2014 Sent
with henry
with henry
harvie ??, 2014 -
Hidden 5 Sep, 2013 Sent
Hidden 3 Sep, 2013 Sent x
Hidden 21 Aug, 2013 Sent
Hidden 20 Aug, 2013 Sent x
birdie1989 13 Aug, 2013 Sent
highrepute 22 Jun, 2013 Sent properly this time
properly this time
Toby 22 Jun, 2013 Sent
Hidden ?Jun, 2013 -
Tophe 16 May, 2013 Sent It felt nails! The description is pretty vague so I'm not entirely sure I've done it right.
It felt nails! The description is pretty vague so I'm not entirely sure I've done it right.
Richard Hession 13 Oct, 2012 Sent β
with Mark Young
with Mark Young
Dave Bond 2 Oct, 2012 Sent
highrepute 28 Mar, 2012 Sent
barni ??, 2012 Sent x 3rd go
3rd go
Ethan 18 Sep, 2011 Sent
with Ted Kingsnorth, Ed Hamer, Sam Hamer
with Ted Kingsnorth, Ed Hamer, Sam Hamer
Hidden ?Aug, 2011 -
Hidden ?May, 2011 Sent x
infected mushroom ??, 2011 -
Boy ??, 2006 -
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Voting
High f7B+
Mid f7B+
Low f7B+
High f7B
Mid f7B
Low f7B
High f7A+
Mid f7A+
Low f7A+
Votes cast 19
Votes cast 16
Style of Ascent
Bouldered
Not Set
Redpoint
Repeated
Flashed (β)
DNF
Onsighted
Not Set