A boulder problem start to a good incut finger-hold followed by a couple of quick pulls lead to easier climbing.

Ticklists: Road to 7a, cheddar.

royle883 24/Sep/16 Lead RP
Wayne.Gaudin 23/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Pretty hard fingery start for the grade, then easy. It is hard to grade these climbs with boulder starts then easy climbing.

with Liam
wave1art 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Nice route.

Hidden 18/Sep/16 Lead β
shazza65 30/Jun/16 Lead G/U

Hard bouldery start. Glad to get sequence

with annie rowley
pearson9596 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S
TimCul 26/Jun/16 Lead
SaraAlassam 15/May/16 Lead β
with Jochen Kursawe
steve_gibbs 14/May/16 Lead O/S
with Jamie Bailey
elliptic 24/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with Dawn
bonelessivar 20/Apr/16 Lead G/U
with Alan
aaronstanley 20/Apr/16 Lead

I'd recommend bringing a bouldering mat for the start!(doesn't make it any easier though)

fredystar 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/16 -
BStar 10/Apr/16 TR dog

6a+??? I think the start must have fallen down for that grade!

DanielleMarie 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Circus 14/Mar/16 Lead G/U

Blind start with horribly polished feet. Easier if you use the bad foot holds.

with Will Russell
richiebongo 15/Jan/16 Lead rpt
with Nick Smith
piersg ??/2016 Lead
max_dickens 30/Dec/15 Lead RP
Hidden 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
artmal 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Martin
lewiz 13/Sep/15 Lead rpt
with Yan Mao
Hidden 27/Jun/15 Lead
pscholl 27/Jun/15 Lead RP

Look a few goes to figure out the start.

with Guillaume
Benzo 24/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Temssy
Kap 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Sean
SeanSmith 21/Jun/15 2nd
with Perry
EllieWoods 18/Jun/15 2nd O/S

Desperate start!

with pete belfield
La benya 17/Jun/15 Lead O/S
jamesb101 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Rhyd
mikedevcole 14/Jun/15 Lead O/S
gaz.marshall 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Rich Bennett
Hidden 10/Jun/15 Lead O/S
superturbo 10/Jun/15 Lead
Robin Nichols 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Roger
spragglerocks 06/Jun/15 Lead

Struggled on the start, led the rest fine.

Roget 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with robin
Hoyes 06/Jun/15 Lead RP

Needed a snug rope for the bottom bit.

Maddie 27/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with LSMC lot, Alun, remus, Dennis999
Jackislav 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Henry
Hidden 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
vertigo 16/Apr/15 Lead G/U
with Simon
sideshow84 12/Apr/15 Lead β

Hard start, rest is fine

Hidden 12/Apr/15 Lead G/U
Josh Hadley ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
JackMac 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Russ
R2B 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
DredStripe 07/Mar/15 Lead G/U
chakrit 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/15 Lead O/S
James_L88 24/Jan/15 Lead RP

Hard (wet!) start. Much easier above the first bolt.

with Kat Day
Hidden 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Oct/14 Lead β
Brian H 26/Oct/14 Lead rpt
hornbywill 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
RichyBOYY 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
BicycleBradley 25/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Rich
simonsnake77 25/Oct/14 -

The start is tricky, polished and potentially dangerous. I led and it felt okay but this climb started our age old discussion about if/when it's acceptable to use the clipstick!

ape1980 22/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Garth
afrosam 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Tru 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

The start is fine if you use your feet.

Trisha Murphy 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
kennythescot 14/Sep/14 Lead β
5210Hill 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Lee_Meaden 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead
squicky 26/Jun/14 TR O/S

In the rain

with Peter
luke harvie 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with simon
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Jim Brooke 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with DanielW
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead β
j.buckley87 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
pheotleyr 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S

First time in my life I used a clipstick. Would have been handy to have the second draw already in place as well. Tough start, good easy climbing to the top after that.

with Alan
markfromstoke 21/May/14 -
with Steve N
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead β
robbo99 17/May/14 Lead O/S

hard(ish) start and finish

MarkRoe 23/Apr/14 Lead RP
BicycleBradley 14/Apr/14 Lead β
twem 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Nicholas Eaton
Gibbo 30/Mar/14 Lead
with Claire Chipperfield, Tom Gibbison
Lazytraveller 11/Oct/13 Lead β
Hidden 11/Oct/13 Lead G/U
Ben Russell 04/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Bates 29/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Pete swaine, Andy Brice
Danny_boulders ??/2013 Lead O/S
jon_ridley 27/Oct/12 Lead RP
tom169 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Looks like a useful foothold has fallen off the start, feels like it's added a grade or so.

with Gav A
remus 20/Sep/12 Lead rpt

Bouldery start. Worth 6b/+ for that alone, let down by broken ground in the middle. The old man managed it after skipping the start.

Motown 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Si
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead RP
Gibbo 28/Jun/12 Lead
with Maddy moore, Ollie Keynes
mol 25/Jun/12 Lead
with Jesse
Hidden 16/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/12 Lead
Paul Bowen 01/Jun/12 Lead β
with Laura Jones
Hidden 28/May/12 Lead O/S
Kemics 27/May/12 Lead RP

Hard. Misread the guidebook and thought it was a 6c...didn't seem too far off the grade!

mossrug 24/May/12 Lead dog

Pleased to get the start - pondered too long about the finish

with Rob, pete trevitt
mallardhealhook 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/12 Lead O/S
Tim M ?/May/12 Lead rpt
with Emma
climbergg ?/May/12 2nd
riddle 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Glyn 02/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Amy
Hidden ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
RossT 25/Mar/12 Lead
with Ian Hellier
Dave 88 20/Mar/12 Lead RP

Start is absolutely desperate at the grade. Jumped off a few times before the first clip, then got it clean.

with Patrick Ward
Hidden 29/Feb/12 Lead O/S
jiggerypokery 29/Feb/12 Lead O/S

much trouble at the start... way harder than 6a+. Like a 6c boulder problem with a 5 on top of it. Total smeg

T ny 01/Jan/12 -
mol 19/Nov/11 Lead
with Jesse
robbie Warke 23/Oct/11 -
with wendy sampson
Hidden 23/Oct/11 TR dog
jelaby 22/Oct/11 Lead β

Those are quite some starting moves for 6a+!

Ed morris 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead β
Nevil 15/Oct/11 -
with Jeremy, Vince
Vincej 15/Oct/11 -
with Nevil
Hidden 09/Oct/11 -
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
reece.robinson 02/Oct/11 TR dog

Jill pulling on the rope and Rob giving me a very big push up.

Kevster 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Dave Ing 24/Sep/11 2nd dnf

Could not make the starting move

with Dylan
Richard Horn 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
La Mont 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
tom.o.prince 30/Jun/11 Lead O/S
fragglerock 30/Jun/11 Lead RP

It took me several goes to get stood up next to the first clip but otherwise no problems. Oh and I pulled off one of the right-facing sidepulls at about 3m height - sorry!

Quarryboy 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S

The whole difficulty of the route is compressed into the first two moves which are desperate!

Stanners 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S

start much harder than 6a+, but the rest easier.

elliptic 22/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Lisa
pawelgregorczyk 15/Jun/11 Lead
with gromek
mol 24/May/11 Lead
with Jesse
nickstephens 14/May/11 Lead dog

Definitely a good idea to clip the first bolt before starting. A few frustrated slips before I got this one.

PeterDawson 14/May/11 Lead O/S
Macca_7 14/May/11 Lead O/S

Start is hard and shiny then its all a bit dissapointing after that!

paultaylor 08/May/11 Lead
Takacs 17/Apr/11 2nd

as expected, hard to start as most of the climbs on this section, very easy after. first move def more like 6b (if not more) but overall I guess 6a+ is fair considering the upper section's ease. clip stick is a good idea to protect the start

with Laurence Everitt
Laurence Everitt 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S

should be a boulder problem

Dan_Carroll 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with caspian
Caspian Johnson 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with josh price, Dan carrol
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead
Bates ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
ruaidh 27/Mar/11 2nd dog

Couldn't hold the grip for the first move. No fookin way was that 6a+. Technicality alone is 6b+. Rest of it is easy 6a. Needs regrading before someone gets hurt.

with Tim, Paul
lewiz 26/Mar/11 Lead RP

At least 15 attempts for the first move. Went with a super high foot and a sketchy clip. Rest of the climb straightforward but felt the start was hard F6b.

with Owen John
ian d f 23/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Jenni S
stanante 13/Mar/11 Lead dog

Horrendous start for first climb of the day. I bailed and got a leg up to the first good hold. Home free from there.

with Jon Brown
jominator ?/Mar/11 Lead
with realchardarmy
Steve Winslow ?/Jan/11 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
hutchay ??/2011 Lead O/S
PaulTclimbing ??/2011 Lead
with Pete n Nona et al, Jon
ian d f 06/Nov/10 Lead rpt
with Mark
markfromstoke 06/Nov/10 Lead
with Ian
Hidden 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
rowanrs 16/Oct/10 Lead β
with Ali Graham
rockcrimper 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Ade7 10/Oct/10 Lead dog
with Nicola
Dax 07/Oct/10 2nd O/S

Looked at the start for bloomin ages and decided I wasn't up for the lead. Nick went for it instead .. I seconded. Very glad that I backed off cos it was nuts for a 6a+. Rest of route easy 6a. So .. not a very consistent route.

with Nick Harms
tobydunford 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/10 Lead dog
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Lead
dmaldonado 22/Jun/10 2nd dog
with Tom Grant, Eva van der Marel
Si dH 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S

The start took a few goes. It is solid UK tech 6a, but the rest of the route is easy, no harder than 5+. 6a+ is a meaningless grade really.

with Jim R
sweenyt 16/Jun/10 Lead
with UBMC
Cornish Cream 09/Jun/10 -
Hidden ?/Jun/10 -
Luke Dawson 22/May/10 Lead O/S
fleapitfan 24/Apr/10 Lead dog

Crikey, that start is hard and polished, too!

stuntsbyjon 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Gemma G
Chubbard 22/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Derek, J Robinson
alan rosier 20/Feb/10 Lead RP
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Lead RP
Didymus 28/Oct/09 Lead O/S

tough at bottom

with Nick
guy xavier percival 26/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with paul
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead β
matthewjames 02/Oct/09 Lead rpt

I fell off the start around 10 times until I realised there was a better hold for my right hand and then flashed it. After you're past the first clip, its easy, but nice, climbing.

Hidden 28/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Luke d 28/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Poco Loco 26/Sep/09 Lead dog

I found the first moves nails! Had to try a couple of times to get past the first bolt. This route is hard than the 6b to the right!

with James Gray
andy dunn 21/Sep/09 Lead RP
with J
Peterjuliandawson 15/Sep/09 Lead RP

hard start but good

Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
jlgoddard 13/Sep/09 -
bpmclimb 09/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with Ollie
remus 25/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Phil Butler
Hidden 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Stefan Kruger 20/Jun/09 Lead
with Sarah Porter
Tim M 19/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Steve W
JimR 13/Jun/09 -
Hidden 02/Jun/09 Lead RP
andy dunn 11/May/09 Lead dog

couldn't figure the first moves out so started higher after jumping on Jord's shoulders.

with Big Ben
benjaminevans 11/May/09 TR

Cheers for the leg up Wall Monkey - impossible start extremely satisfying after the first clip height.

SamStokes 03/Apr/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Feb/09 Lead dnf
Hidden 22/Feb/09 Lead dnf
brices ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
trevor macalonan 29/Nov/08 Lead β
with Richy
Hidden 24/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Paz 18/Oct/08 Lead rpt
with WG
Hidden 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
SamStokes 13/Oct/08 Lead O/S

Another good fun route

Harphead 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Matt Tranter 22/Sep/08 Lead
with Jen Edwards
Hidden 14/Sep/08 Lead β
bpmclimb 12/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with Clare
Hidden 25/Jun/08 Lead dog
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/08 Lead β
sinbad 04/Jun/08 Lead
with eddy on the rocks
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
stephaneSi ?/Jun/08 2nd
jimjimmyjimjim 11/May/08 Lead RP
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead RP
Hidden 03/Apr/08 Lead O/S
nugski 03/Apr/08 Lead RP

Nice climb. Little bit of a tricky start as usual on this wall. had a fall first go going for the first move. got it next go!

with sash
petegunn 03/Apr/08 Lead
with Davina
Hidden 03/Apr/08 TR O/S
mattf77 01/Apr/08 Lead rpt
with ben
ISavage ?/Apr/08 TR
bpmclimb 27/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Mark
Mark Davies PK 27/Feb/08 Lead
with Brian (bpm climb)
_m.cox_ ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
northerngreg 30/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Jo Lee
Jon_Warner 27/Jan/08 Lead RP

Boulder problem start around V1/2 easily proves to be the crux, 5+/6a climbing follows. A good route.

with Jonny
ian d f ??/2008 Lead
Julia Chatterton 04/Nov/07 2nd

Struggled with the start after too long away from steep sport climbing!

with Will
Chubbard 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Paul Robertson 26/Oct/07 Lead rpt
lukehodson 15/Oct/07 Lead O/S
JPGR 14/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Daniel
richiebongo 12/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Tanya Scully
noelj 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Sent the start first go and enjoyed the route.

Paz 20/May/07 Lead rpt
with AM
ericinbristol ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Barry Durston
Hidden ?/Mar/07 Lead
eley1 ?/Jan/07 Lead
with graham
Hidden ??/2007 -
Dan Jenkin ??/2007 Lead
Kev Little ??/2007 Lead O/S
chris sm 10/Sep/06 Lead RP
with Pippa Froggatt
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Spacetourist ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
JamieAyres 09/Oct/05 Lead dnf

boulder problem start. too hard for me that day.

with Ben Brinnand
Hidden 23/May/05 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball ?/Jan/05 Lead O/S
with Stu Bradbury
Hidden ??/2005 -
tom.e ??/2005 Lead O/S
PaulTclimbing ??/2005 Lead
with Neville, Pete, Jon, Nick
just one more 02/Apr/04 Lead
with tim b
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