25m. The slab to the left of Strictly Ballroom provides some good and surprisingly independent climbing on excellent rock. From the sapling up and left of the lowest point of the slab, climb a direct line left of the blast pocket to a poor spike runner on the left. Take a direct line up the slab passing a couple of microwire placements until balancy moves gain two good fissures which take good wires. Thin moves up and right lead to the base of the finishing groove of Strictly Ballroom, which is followed to the top.

C Sims, B Sutton 07/Jun/2005

TGHB 08/Jul 2nd O/S

Wendy did a sterling job leading the nasty end part, also my first e2

Wendy Watthews 08/Jul Lead O/S

Very eliminate, placed a side runner

Sam116 24/Jun Lead dnf

Ok gear up to the crux with a Micro Wallnut and Brass Offset (which held a few failed attempts at passing the crux). The 'poor spike runner' was indeed dubious although it did manage to stay in place throughout my numerous attempts at the crux. Bailed onto Minute Waltz to top out.

Sam116 18/Jun TR O/S

Very enjoyable slab climbing

with Jose
Hidden 18/Jun TR O/S
SPatrick 18/Jun TR O/S
with Joe
RobScarisbrick 11/Jun Lead dog
with Alex Haines
leland stamper 12/Apr TR

Bit eliminate. Poss too far left before twin cracks

with S.hunt
Hidden ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
samparsons 06/Aug/16 Lead β
cdpuk 08/May/16 Lead O/S
RobScarisbrick 08/May/16 2nd
with cdpuk
Dan0Me 22/Mar/16 2nd O/S
with Mel, James S
James S 22/Mar/16 Lead

Lost balance due to much joking around with people on the floor and must admit to grabbing a wire if only for half a second to stop the barn-door...

with melty, dan
MoWalker3 01/Jan/16 -
Hidden 15/Oct/15 TR
Hidden 09/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
will_benfold 11/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Hugobristol 28/May/15 Lead dnf

Placed poor gear in the hope that it would improve, it didnt so i traversed across to Strictly ballroom, did the move i didnt like on abseil which felt fine, one to return for.

with Riccy, Pippa
Steve Woollard 17/May/15 TR
with Donald
crater 17/May/15 TR O/S
with steve
Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
petegunn 11/Apr/15 Lead
with Davina
Hidden 11/Apr/15 2nd
Hidden 27/Oct/14 TR O/S
Ian JL 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/14 2nd dog
sheelba 12/Jul/14 2nd
lazzaw 18/Jun/14 TR rpt
with Steve Banford, Jonathan Cook
winter hill1 02/Jun/14 -
felixizzy 14/May/14 TR O/S

Top rope up from Strictly ballroom went for it to get another climb in

with Craig
Hidden 12/Apr/14 2nd dog
clipskipper 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Fairly thin and balancy. Needs small nuts, of which I didn't have quite enough, making the top section quite run out. Nice moves to gain the shallow groove and sidepull rail to finish. Felt quite bold.

with Andy Manders
Hidden 30/Mar/14 2nd dog
riddle 15/Sep/13 Lead O/S
zadurrani 15/Sep/13 2nd
with riddle
AndyF 02/Aug/13 Lead O/S
lazzaw 22/Jun/13 TR rpt

Seemed a lot easier than last time. Still not sure I'd lead it at this stage.

with Jonathan Cook
lazzaw 05/Jun/13 TR O/S

Rope set of from another lead so gave it a go. Had great fun on balancy moves with careful footwork. Well above my leading ability!

klo1981 20/Aug/12 2nd O/S
riff156 19/Aug/12 Lead

great climb but i did veer off right at the top and finished on the e1 so cant claim the whole route

upontop 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Sophie
Hidden 23/May/12 TR O/S
bpmclimb 31/Jan/12 TR rpt
with Shunt
bpmclimb 20/Apr/11 TR rpt

E2 5b seems right.

with Shunt
Didymus 03/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Quite bold but good

with Nick
freelancer_85 16/Jun/07 Lead dnf

Pussied out halfway thourgh the crux and hoppend onto the vdiff next door :o(

with Megan
bpmclimb 03/Nov/06 Lead O/S

Rather squeezed between two other climbs. Nice slab though.

with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 03/Nov/06 2nd
cornishben ?/Sep/05 2nd O/S
with Chris Sims
chris sm 07/Jul/05 Lead β

First Ascent

Hidden ??/2005 2nd O/S
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