Wonderful and frustrating slab climb. It has sadly been chipped recently. Still a great problem and still 6b if you don't use the chipped bit.

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xiangoh 13/Jan Sent x
JamesTurnbull97 03/Nov/17 Sent x

direct 6b

with Flo
LukeWalker 16/Apr/17 Sent
Hidden 16/Apr/17 Sent dnf
milneb 30/Mar/17 Sent
with Jack, Karl
Jackwd 30/Mar/17 Sent O/S
with milneb
Mattlamb90 20/Mar/17 Sent β


with Jay, Luke
Dave Mayes 18/Jan/17 Sent x
with Emily
EmilyJoy 18/Jan/17 Sent
with Dave
iamstebarker 08/Sep/16 Sent
FelixL 07/Aug/16 Sent x

Sent old style with a good spotting and no pads! 5+ seems about right if keeping left on the slab (a long reach helps to grab to good slopper on the top). If keeping on the right, look for the 'direct' which is worth a good 6a+!

with Megan
Thomnomnom 03/Aug/16 Sent x
with Cat
DeaksClimbingLog 22/Jul/16 Sent dnf
eilidh_m 06/Jul/16 Sent
with AxelC
Tim W 27/May/16 Sent rpt
with Gemma Lockwood, Ben Merrifield, Liz Sowter
Hidden 16/May/16 Sent dnf
LJC 08/May/16 Sent x
with Meg
Georgie25 03/May/16 Sent
Hidden 07/Apr/16 Sent
Hidden ?/Apr/16 Sent x
bryce.dorin 24/Mar/16 Sent
Charlie Low 21/Mar/16 Sent x

6a+ in the guidebook and it definitely is!

Bertbee ?/Oct/15 Sent

Finally bagged it with a night-time ascent, and with different beta to before. Started just right of the bottom crack, and didn't use the 'jug' to the right. I'd give it 6b, but the voting panel won't let me.

Michael Bortoluzzi 19/Sep/15 Sent
with Geoff Hannis (WCC)
robman ?/Jun/15 -
Will Hunt 08/Apr/15 Sent β
Bertbee 01/Apr/15 Sent dnf

Absolutely nails - how the hell is this 5+??!! Spent about 3.5hours on this, managed to get one move from the top - and that was using the chip! Took out my frustration on a climb opposite - La Lune (6c+) - which went on the third attempt. The crazy world of Font grading.

Hidden 30/Mar/15 Sent x
spidermonkey09 30/Mar/15 Sent
PeteH 26/Mar/15 Sent x
Hidden 22/Feb/15 Sent dnf
steveleahy ??/2015 -
crazy pierre 23/Sep/14 Sent O/S
Matthew Ferrier 14/Sep/14 Sent x
with Fontainchums
colinerees 28/May/14 Sent x

Really hard!

with Mitch, Gordon M
gurumed 28/May/14 Sent

The left most variation.

with Colin
Hidden ?/Apr/14 Sent
james.f.williamson 02/Jan/14 Sent x
Hidden 02/Oct/13 Sent
J.Wells 02/Oct/13 Sent O/S
with Ima Nahumury, Tim Lounds, Liam Postlethwaite
Hidden 13/Sep/13 Sent x
Hidden 05/Sep/13 Sent x
Maddie 05/Sep/13 Sent dnf

Got too frustrated and started getting worse so need to go back and finish it next time. Font project!

with remus
elliotrochester ?/Sep/13 Sent dnf

Rain and fatigue lead to a dnf

Lloyders ?/May/13 Sent
will smith11 04/Mar/13 Sent x
with Ben Davison, Alex Fry
cover09 ?/Mar/13 Sent
Jack00 ?/Mar/13 Sent O/S
Hidden ??/2013 Sent
Hidden 29/Dec/12 Sent
Lunar25 26/Nov/12 Sent x

Love slabs

with Dave LE
Hidden 26/Nov/12 Sent
jkarran 09/Oct/12 Sent
with Sarah, Grant, Pete
petellis 09/Oct/12 Sent x

2nd go. With the chip and finishing the left way. Didn't realise the history of the problem/chip or I'd have tried the eliminate.

with She that runs, Cleric James Koran, Alpha Blue
RFWilkie 26/Aug/12 Sent dnf

Slippery and extremely balancy, not my thing.

Hidden 17/Aug/12 Sent O/S
Louise Hall 12/Jun/12 Sent O/S
atom ?/May/12 Sent x
TGreen 12/Apr/12 Sent rpt
Hidden 11/Apr/12 Sent
Jim Brownlow 11/Apr/12 Sent dnf
with Steve Harby, Iain Mount, Ben Burns
Gus 08/Apr/12 Sent rpt
DJayB 03/Mar/12 Sent β
Hidden 03/Mar/12 Sent
jimmyrua 03/Mar/12 Sent
James Nott 22/Sep/11 Sent
Lorraine Pope 22/Sep/11 Sent x
Hidden 06/May/11 Sent
Hidden 06/May/11 Sent
thetradlad 26/Apr/11 Sent x
Mr. K 25/Apr/11 Sent x
with Dan Stutman, Chris White, Adam Radcliff
JLS 24/Mar/11 Sent O/S
with Mike B.
Nibs 24/Mar/11 Sent x
with JLS
daviesxxx ??/2011 -
Kevan1 07/Oct/10 Sent x

One of the best if not the best slab problem in font

TGreen 22/Apr/10 Sent O/S
DorsetGareth 15/Apr/10 Sent x
artua 08/Apr/10 Sent rpt
with Dave Terris
nic42 31/Mar/10 Sent dnf
Ellienellie 26/Feb/10 Sent
willackers 15/Nov/09 Sent x

2nd go ;-(

with lots of scottish people
John 'B' Hutchinson ?/Nov/09 Sent O/S


with Team medium-strong
nai 25/Oct/09 Sent
with Tim
hebson ?/Oct/09 -
with sully and pete
jibberingwreck 07/Aug/09 Sent x

Snatched at the pocket and fell, but then gor it next time around. Took some working and balancing.

Toby 24/Apr/09 Sent
with Ben
sparkass 10/Apr/09 Sent x
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Sent O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Sent x
sgl0jd ?/Apr/09 -
highrepute 24/Mar/09 Sent
philipjames 28/Jan/09 Sent
Dan 85 29/Dec/08 Sent x
with Liz, Simon
jimdanson 29/Oct/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 19/Apr/08 Sent
trev_f 05/Apr/08 Sent x
steve taylor 05/Apr/08 Sent x
Marti999 05/Apr/08 Sent β
Hidden ?/Apr/08 -
Chris J Houston ?/Mar/08 Sent x
Macca_7 18/Feb/08 Sent x

Great problem and was done a lot easier this time round

with Oli and Phil
deano ??/2008 Sent
Hidden ??/2008 Sent
Nick_Hu ??/2008 -
Hidden ?/Dec/07 Sent β
peterbull ?/Oct/07 -
Jamie Light 03/May/07 Sent x

In the 'Grade 6 and above' book as a Font 6b, probably goes at around 5c-6a though, height dependent.

Richard Hession 03/May/07 Sent x

Slipped off top hold, was ok 2nd attempt ^^

Hidden ?/May/07 Sent
jimdanson 13/Apr/07 Sent O/S
Mattyk ?/Apr/07 Sent x

Note to self: sort footwork out

Chad123 ?/Apr/07 Sent O/S

Yes Matt, you should work on your footwork! Quite easy now, there are a couple of small chips on the key foot holds.

nathanmanc ?/Apr/07 Sent
Richard Bradley 05/Oct/06 Sent x
jonnyboy ?/Jun/05 Sent

not a good as its cracked up to be i dont think, a bit polished.

Paul Boardman ??/2004 Sent x
Macca_7 07/Nov/03 Sent x

Excellent slab climb on nothing until the big pocket which you are never letting go of!

with Si Young
RussB ??/2003 Sent O/S
with Trevor Brown
220bpm ?/Apr/02 Sent x

Wonderful slab climb. It has since been chipped. B*stards.

with Dave
+4apeindex ??/2002 -
Hidden ??/2001 Sent
Hidden ?/Oct/99 Sent
Rob Kennard ??/1999 -
Andrew Jennings ??/1999 Sent
Jason Gotel ?/Sep/97 Solo
AlanLittle 31/Mar/86 Sent
with Carl Blakeley
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