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Classic well named problem pulling out from the back of the roof on jugs to finish on slopers. Don't be fooled into thinking you are closer to success than you are.

Ticklists: Peak Bouldering's 7a's, Peak Bouldering - Eastern Grit bold-star up-problems - 7A+Bs.

mattlyons 03/Oct Sent dnf

Got to the top slopers but couldnt top out

with Henry Francis
Javis 06/Aug Sent x

2nd go. Dropped the flash :(

with Patricia Murrieta
marcduhig 08/May Sent x
with Edward W, Owen
Dan 85 01/May Sent x
with Tom Churchman, Dan W
Cake 30/Apr Sent dnf

Both hands on the high sloper. Lots of goes, but didn't manage it

GPN 21/Apr Sent
Dawn_K_B 19/Apr Sent dnf

Slappy slappy

with Milena Muhlen
Joel 17/Apr Sent
Hidden 02/Apr Sent
Hidden 31/Mar Sent rpt
Dale Comley 05/Feb Sent x

Took a few goes due to being sopping wet, good though

SDM 05/Feb Sent

Last go before rain stopped play

with Joe, Michael
joe bennett 05/Feb Sent x
dale__n 27/Jan -
Droyd 24/Jan Sent dnf

Surprised to have got to the the slopers - one more move

Stingraypoindex 21/Jan Sent
with Iain C
catt 21/Jan Sent x
edmillsdilkes 21/Jan Sent x
with Ross Gray
Hidden ??/2017 -
fatboyslimfast ??/2017 -
redcal ??/2017 -
jimlear ??/2017 Sent x
Hidden 26/Dec/16 Sent rpt
sammpratt 19/Dec/16 Sent
EdGS 17/Dec/16 Sent x

Grim knee action.

with Frankie Tucker
Frankie_Tucker 17/Dec/16 Sent x
with Ed
Adam Willison 05/Dec/16 Sent O/S

Great problem.

with JVard
dan23584 04/Dec/16 Sent

Good sloper action that took some skin. Done without the knee!

JamesTurnbull97 27/Nov/16 Sent O/S

The technical knee!

Hidden 08/Nov/16 Sent rpt
Andrew Jennings 20/Oct/16 Sent rpt
melv 07/Oct/16 Sent x
jh305 01/Oct/16 Sent x

Really had to try hard on this one. Grit slopers take all the skin....

Hidden 17/Sep/16 Sent x
spiderz 11/Sep/16 Sent x
with Laura
Macleod 14/Aug/16 Sent x
BillyRidal 24/Apr/16 Sent x
heywoodj 21/Apr/16 -

just fight it! getting stood on the break was the hardest part

jess bt 17/Mar/16 Sent O/S
Hidden 07/Mar/16 Sent
joshdee 28/Feb/16 Sent x
MartinPL 28/Feb/16 Sent

Through the crimp, toping out quite hard

Hidden 26/Feb/16 Sent x
Andy Moles 25/Feb/16 Sent x
TimG 24/Feb/16 Sent rpt
with John
Jackwd 23/Feb/16 Sent x

Stole everyones beta and got it second go!

with Archie, Stefan
Stefan_Morris 23/Feb/16 Sent x
with Jack D, AndrewJamesCherry, Archie, Beth, Laura G
AndrewJamesCherry 23/Feb/16 Sent

found this absolutely nails

Andrew Jennings 18/Feb/16 Sent rpt
fp219 16/Feb/16 Sent x
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 16/Feb/16 Sent

Classic grovel-fest

with Christian Lehmann
ashtond6 14/Feb/16 Sent dnf
Matt.c.Warner 01/Feb/16 Sent x
nathanlee 28/Jan/16 Sent x

Glad I was by myself, would've got laughed off it otherwise...

Ben Turner 15/Jan/16 Sent x
jimlear ??/2016 -
kabutsu ??/2016 Sent x

Pretty goey, fantastic problem

Jack.H.92 29/Dec/15 Sent x
with Stu
xiangoh 29/Dec/15 Sent x
Souljah 20/Dec/15 -

Not so bad in the end!

with aliblacky
Andrew Jennings 19/Oct/15 Sent rpt
with Elliot Shiel, Dan Crawford, Andy West
liambriddon1991 19/Oct/15 Sent rpt

Felt easy today, 3rd go whilst warming up

with vardy
Elliot Shiel 19/Oct/15 Sent x
kermit_uk 11/Oct/15 Sent
bigdrew 11/Oct/15 Sent
Beastly Squirrel 04/Oct/15 Sent β

Just fight it, great bloc.

with Crowd
GrahamGiles 15/Aug/15 Sent x

Held on by sheer desperation and determination... nothing more. Fingers were pretty raw after that though

with Radek, Yijing, Aaron Clifford, Qisheng Xie
Qisheng Xie 15/Aug/15 Sent x
Andrew Jennings 05/May/15 Sent rpt
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Sent x
Ally Smith 17/Apr/15 Sent
with Helen
Matt Groom ?/Apr/15 -
Hidden 17/Mar/15 Sent
Andrew Jennings 10/Mar/15 Sent rpt
with Andy West, Laurie Smith
kieran_lowe 07/Mar/15 Sent x
Robin Nichols 04/Feb/15 Sent x


with Jemma
Hidden ?/Dec/14 Sent
Teappleby 25/Nov/14 Sent dnf

one final slap away. Had even got both legs on to the front!

Hidden 01/Nov/14 Sent
Luke Dawson 25/Oct/14 Sent x

bit too hot still...

JakeWShaw 05/May/14 Sent dnf

Felt desperate with heel. Tried again at end using (lanky) low feet method and felt better but split tip so stopped.

benkelsey 05/May/14 Sent x

many goes. finally got it using double thigh rest in the break. fighting.

quiffhanger 16/Mar/14 Sent x
with Dan M
JoshShaw 01/Mar/14 Sent rpt
Hidden ?/Mar/14 Sent
morganator 28/Feb/14 Sent dnf
soph 28/Feb/14 Sent
with Kook newstead, Lindy Smith, jon morgan
stuaart 23/Feb/14 Sent dnf

Getting further than last time...

with Dave Carrier
Tophe 23/Feb/14 Sent x
with Oli, Ben Corbey
Hidden ??/2014 -
aliblacky ??/2014 -
Sam Lawson ??/2014 -
DaveAGiles ??/2014 Sent x
Joe Lawson ??/2014 Sent β
Gianthit ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
tchallen99 20/Dec/13 Sent


AshWH 30/Nov/13 Sent O/S
with Dick
Sidekick 30/Nov/13 Sent
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 30/Nov/13 Sent rpt
al123 19/Nov/13 Sent
andy jennings 16/Nov/13 Sent x
with Mr. Lovatt
dannyboy83 13/Nov/13 Sent x
funsized 13/Nov/13 Sent x
jonny north 10/Nov/13 -
with Pete
snomonkee 20/Jul/13 Sent x
Hidden ?/Jul/13 -
TimG 02/Jun/13 Sent dnf
with Jack
Hidden 24/Apr/13 Sent
Haydn Jones 21/Apr/13 Sent x

should have flashed this one... sweaty hands on the top out. :(

with luke inch
Gus 04/Mar/13 Sent
with ben rouse
Hidden 23/Feb/13 Sent x
Hidden 23/Feb/13 Sent x
masonwoods101 16/Feb/13 Sent x
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 02/Feb/13 Sent x
bornconfused ?/Feb/13 Sent x

desperate top out, do in the winter

Hidden ?/Feb/13 Sent
saalty 13/Jan/13 Sent x
with Andy S, Jim
Mike W 13/Jan/13 Sent x
oxocube ??/2013 -
nic mullin ??/2013 -
nic mullin ??/2013 -
cliffrad 13/Dec/12 Sent
gregcourtney 02/Dec/12 Sent x
chris.t ?/Dec/12 Sent
will smith11 30/Nov/12 Sent x
lx 30/Nov/12 Sent
with will smith
Andrew Jennings 29/Nov/12 Sent
with Drew Withey, Jon Fullwood, Sam Ring
stuaart 18/Nov/12 Sent dnf

Halfway. Loving the slopers.

with Dave Carrier
dood1 27/Oct/12 Sent x
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Sent x
James Oakes 21/Oct/12 Sent β
Hidden 12/Oct/12 Sent dnf
Adam Booth 12/Oct/12 Sent dnf

Nearly. Next time. Awesome slopers!

Simon_Letman 10/Oct/12 Sent x
Hidden 22/Sep/12 Sent x
James Nott 29/Jul/12 Sent x
belay bunny turned bad 21/May/12 Sent x
with loundsy
dominic lee 28/Apr/12 Sent
with molly
eazyclimbing 24/Apr/12 Sent
Hidden 31/Mar/12 Sent x
markalmack 31/Mar/12 Sent x
Chi Cheng 21/Mar/12 Sent x
joe.91 21/Mar/12 Sent dnf

Still can't sodding do it

nai 14/Mar/12 Sent x
CosmicHobo 11/Mar/12 Sent x
Joe Costello 26/Feb/12 Sent x
dyno_king ??/2012 Solo
Hidden ??/2012 Sent
Hidden ??/2012 -
mark20 02/Dec/11 Sent x
Hidden 02/Dec/11 -
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Sent x
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Sent x
petellis 15/Oct/11 Sent dnf
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Sent x
Hidden 20/Mar/11 -
john lynch 14/Mar/11 Sent
with Ed Austin, Tom
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Sent x
dmoir 12/Mar/11 Sent
with Oli
jowgli 31/Jan/11 Sent x
with will kelsall, rich buckley
Hidden ?/Jan/11 Sent x
OffshoreAndy ??/2011 Sent x
Hidden ??/2011 Sent
kingholmesy ??/2011 Sent x
Don Jebus 28/Nov/10 Sent x
highrepute 28/Nov/10 Sent
Birdo 13/Nov/10 Sent
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Sent dnf
Daniel Wicks 07/Nov/10 Sent
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Sent x
soph ?/Nov/10 -
DaveFidler 31/Oct/10 Sent O/S
jakk 16/Oct/10 -
grey wolf 09/Oct/10 Sent x

great problem, horrid last move tho wich involved using my knees! hard

Hidden 04/Oct/10 Sent dnf
peewee2008 19/Jun/10 Sent x

primo conditions, ace problems

bfreeman 15/Apr/10 Sent x
with Andy Booth, Dave Westlake
NeilManley ?/Apr/10 Sent x
James_D 27/Mar/10 Sent dnf

Failed painfully. Great problem though, i'll definitely be back when i grow more skin.

with Esther
Hidden 13/Mar/10 Sent x
Toby 07/Mar/10 Sent
with Charlie
Chazz 07/Mar/10 Sent x
with Toby
Graeme Hammond 05/Mar/10 Sent x

Please to get it after only a few attempts from the lip, added the start 2nd go after that. More skin left than I thought :)

Hidden ?/Mar/10 -
Rob Grant 11/Feb/10 -
Rob Grant 11/Feb/10 Sent
Fraser13 ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
siwid 14/Oct/09 -
Lewis Andrew 04/Oct/09 Sent x
CBA ?/Jul/09 -
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Sent x
bentley's biceps ?/Jan/09 Sent x
Silum ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Sent
infected mushroom ??/2009 Sent x
Nik Jennings 15/Dec/08 Sent O/S
darren1 07/Dec/08 Sent
galpinos 29/Nov/08 Sent x

Chuffed to get this ticked.

with Mark
Pura Vida 29/Nov/08 -
with Nick Galpin
ukb & bmc shark 25/Nov/08 -

By headtorch - a first for me. As I got weaker the conditions got betterer.

with Pip
kieranrex 26/Oct/08 Sent
with Sorle Haywood
Hidden 17/Oct/08 Sent x
Neil Amos 05/Oct/08 -
Toby 21/May/08 Sent
with Dave
Hidden 21/May/08 Sent x
The old James turnbull ?/Apr/08 Sent
nai 24/Mar/08 Sent x
craig d 21/Mar/08 Sent x
TomHaigh 07/Mar/08 Sent x
tlr 04/Mar/08 Sent
willackers 06/Jan/08 Sent x
with Rob Napier, Dan Walker
Macca_7 23/Dec/07 Sent x

Really pleased to get this took about an hour in damp conditions first peak 7a. Not the last!

Hidden 12/Dec/07 Sent β
JPGR 26/Mar/07 Sent
with Yvette
Hidden ??/2007 -
bigie bob 20/Dec/06 Sent
loonyclimber 18/Nov/06 Sent

Got 2 thirds up on first go. thought it was gonnna be an onsight... took a bit of working... Ace problem

with Alex
Ram MkiV 10/Apr/06 Sent

Thought I was going to flash it but took several efforts in the end.

with me, myself & i
Andrew Barker 04/Apr/06 Sent x

Ace problem

Boy ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Sep/05 Sent x
Hidden ??/2005 -
rice boy ??/2005 Sent
Hidden ??/2005 Sent x
Hidden ??/2005 -
Hidden 10/Feb/04 Sent x
Hidden ?/Apr/03 Sent
+4apeindex ??/2002 -
Paul Boardman ??/2001 Sent x
RossG ??/2001 -
Hidden ??/2001 Sent
sadams ?/Dec/00 Sent
Hidden ??/1998 Sent
Mike Owen ?/Oct/97 Sent
Andrew Jennings ??/1997 Sent
Hidden 26/Dec/96 Sent
RossG123 ??/1996 Sent
ste_d 15/Mar/94 Sent x
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