20m.

Rockfax Description
A butch and popular variation start to Levitation. Start below a steep, cracked bulge at the end of Levitation's initial traverse.
Climb up to and through the overhang to join and finish as for Levitation. Well-protected. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Climb up and through the steep cracked overhang at the end of Levitation's initial traverse. Finish as for Levitation. Popular, powerful and height dependent. Around 5b for the tall and a perplexing 5c for everyone else.

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West Country Climbs, 40 For 40, 10 Tor’s, 10 km, 10 Thrutches Tour

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Brian H 17 Sep Lead rpt
with Martin Slater
with Martin Slater
Nomgritt 7 Sep Lead O/S
with Milly Poulter
with Milly Poulter
tcn_2002 31 Aug Lead
Hidden 3 Aug Lead
Hidden 18 Jul Lead dnf
Ed Houghton 26 May Lead RP
climbdevon 23 May -
James worsley ?May Lead β
simonhammond1966 22 Apr Lead Failed! Good gear and plenty of desire, just not good enough and perhaps not tall enough!
Failed! Good gear and plenty of desire, just not good enough and perhaps not tall enough!
Ned 22 Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Sep, 2018 2nd O/S
Hidden 15 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
felixwilkins 27 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Sep, 2017 2nd RP
foobar123 27 Sep, 2017 Lead G/U Fell twice on the hard bit but got it eventually. The jug was just out of reach so had to faff with some pretty poor holds and an insecure heel-hook, but pleased to get it in the end just a few minutes before the rain started.
Fell twice on the hard bit but got it eventually. The jug was just out of reach so had to faff with some pretty poor holds and an insecure heel-hook, but pleased to get it in the end just a few minutes before the rain started.
Bob Peters 23 Sep, 2017 Lead dog Third go, very hungover
Third go, very hungover
RKirke 19 Aug, 2017 Lead G/U Hard move, especially when half the holds are sopping wet.
with Carl
Hard move, especially when half the holds are sopping wet.
with Carl
Carl 19 Aug, 2017 2nd dnf Way too hard for me! Couldn't use any slopers out left as they were sopping wet, ended up going up the regular version instead.
with RKirke
Way too hard for me! Couldn't use any slopers out left as they were sopping wet, ended up going up the regular version instead.
with RKirke
Chris Ebbutt 9 Aug, 2017 2nd
with Will
with Will
Hidden 15 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt
Hidden 15 Jul, 2017 2nd
petecallaghan 15 Jul, 2017 2nd dog Attempted it the hard way. Succeeded an easier way
with Jeremy, mark schramm
Attempted it the hard way. Succeeded an easier way
with Jeremy, mark schramm
spenser 9 Jul, 2017 Lead dog Couldn't figure out how to reach the jug, aided the crux in the end! (1 pt Aid)
with Ben Wooler, Martin Lancaster
Couldn't figure out how to reach the jug, aided the crux in the end! (1 pt Aid)
with Ben Wooler, Martin Lancaster
Brian H 2 Jul, 2017 2nd rpt Impressive lead display of brute force by Alice (and admittedly a modicum of technique).
Impressive lead display of brute force by Alice (and admittedly a modicum of technique).
Octavian 1 Jul, 2017 Lead
Bettymolly 1 Jul, 2017 2nd dog reachy
reachy
alice fuller ?Jul, 2017 Lead RP backed off the lead 2 yrs ago, then 2nd Pete, who styled it and showed the way to go. went for it today with goodly encouragement from Brian.. and 3 trustee link cams in::))
backed off the lead 2 yrs ago, then 2nd Pete, who styled it and showed the way to go. went for it today with goodly encouragement from Brian.. and 3 trustee link cams in::))
hornbywill 28 May, 2017 Lead Solid gear and one hard move, no difference if you're short just commit to throwing for the jug! Shame it's so short lived
Solid gear and one hard move, no difference if you're short just commit to throwing for the jug! Shame it's so short lived
TwofoZeus 27 May, 2017 Lead dnf Struggle to let go of the right hand to throw for the jug, fell twice on the ledge so gave up before i hurt my feet any more.
Struggle to let go of the right hand to throw for the jug, fell twice on the ledge so gave up before i hurt my feet any more.
Hidden 5 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
Lizard Ollie 5 Nov, 2016 2nd dog Another fall of the day, can probably attribute this to the self-inflicted allergic reaction from a rogue cashew/pistachio masquerading as a peanut. ASDA, I'll see you in court.
with JakeB.
Another fall of the day, can probably attribute this to the self-inflicted allergic reaction from a rogue cashew/pistachio masquerading as a peanut. ASDA, I'll see you in court.
with JakeB.
LDJ 9 Oct, 2016 Lead
with Lou
with Lou
cdpuk 29 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with JulianB
with JulianB
Hidden 29 Aug, 2016 2nd dog
lena.drapella 29 Aug, 2016 2nd
dannyboy83 29 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
chrisweight 29 Aug, 2016 Lead β Saw someone falling off it earlier in the day, so no onsight, but happy with the flash, quality sequence through the overhang
with Ian Hendy
Saw someone falling off it earlier in the day, so no onsight, but happy with the flash, quality sequence through the overhang
with Ian Hendy
Hidden 12 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
FelixPeterken 31 May, 2016 Lead had to rescue the gear! All in one strong move
with AndrewP
had to rescue the gear! All in one strong move
with AndrewP
AndrewP 31 May, 2016 Lead dnf One very butch move - I wasn't strong enough! Tried the lead, handed over to Felix and then couldn't second it either (went up Levitation instead). 5c move I reckon.
One very butch move - I wasn't strong enough! Tried the lead, handed over to Felix and then couldn't second it either (went up Levitation instead). 5c move I reckon.
steve-grigg 5 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Rich Purvis
with Rich Purvis
Lee_Meaden 29 Apr, 2016 2nd
kennythescot 29 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
James Smith 5 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Melonfly, davina, pete gunn
with Melonfly, davina, pete gunn
samparsons ?Apr, 2016 2nd
Hidden 25 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
afterthesend 3 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 12 Aug, 2015 Lead rpt
Hidden 8 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
Nathan Chrismas 8 Aug, 2015 2nd dog Tried on lead and bottled the move. Couldn't even do it on second, so probably wise!
with falch
Tried on lead and bottled the move. Couldn't even do it on second, so probably wise!
with falch
Rob Moorcroft 3 Jun, 2015 2nd Cheeky nut throw to protect the crux. "Bomber placement-like a boss" was the exact quote!
with Richard Ive
Cheeky nut throw to protect the crux. "Bomber placement-like a boss" was the exact quote!
with Richard Ive
suds_01 28 May, 2015 AltLd
with Tom Horton
with Tom Horton
Will Mortimer 27 May, 2015 Lead O/S Very tough few moves through the roof up to the flake, feels more like 5c to me! But all well protected. Pleased with the onsight.
with CJoyce
Very tough few moves through the roof up to the flake, feels more like 5c to me! But all well protected. Pleased with the onsight.
with CJoyce
Ciaran Mullan 5 Apr, 2015 TR dnf
BC ??, 2015 Solo
Chaman 23 Jun, 2014 2nd dog
with Rich Mackie
with Rich Mackie
onlyfoddington 14 Jun, 2014 Lead dnf Didn't even feel close to doing it. Seemed a harder move than on The Flier.
Didn't even feel close to doing it. Seemed a harder move than on The Flier.
Okecroak 6 Jun, 2014 2nd dog Yet to find the the HVS option on this if you cannot reach.......
with B Mead, M Mercy
Yet to find the the HVS option on this if you cannot reach.......
with B Mead, M Mercy
Nick Biven ??, 2014 -
hornbywill 23 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
tim exley 23 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S Tough move out the overhang, good gear
Tough move out the overhang, good gear
Hidden 14 Jul, 2013 2nd dog
Hidden 29 May, 2013 Lead O/S
LDJ 6 May, 2013 Lead
with Jeremy
with Jeremy
Marti999 23 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
debbie roberts 23 Apr, 2013 2nd
Grabtheslab ??, 2013 -
foxjerk 14 Oct, 2012 2nd O/S pretty necky move on the crux, pretty sure you could deck out from rope stretch.
with wiwwim
pretty necky move on the crux, pretty sure you could deck out from rope stretch.
with wiwwim
MinHazeldine 14 Aug, 2012 2nd
Hidden ?Aug, 2012 2nd
Hidden 20 Jul, 2012 2nd rpt
Simon Allcock 20 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Mark
with Mark
Hidden 6 May, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 25 Mar, 2012 TR dnf
Hidden 24 Mar, 2012 2nd O/S
nickstephens 3 Mar, 2012 2nd dog
with gg4419
with gg4419
gg4419 ?Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Oct, 2011 2nd dnf
Hidden 16 Oct, 2011 2nd
Hidden 16 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
dominic lee 15 Oct, 2011 Solo O/S
Stone Muppet 1 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S HVS 5b is fair if you're tall, but it still took me about half an hour to figure out the move...
with Fatboy1000, md
HVS 5b is fair if you're tall, but it still took me about half an hour to figure out the move...
with Fatboy1000, md
MBarraclough 30 Sep, 2011 2nd
Philippa Arding 30 Sep, 2011 2nd
with nick arding
with nick arding
Hidden 1 Sep, 2011 Lead rpt
jmjw 29 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
with Rob H, Tim R
with Rob H, Tim R
timrowland 29 Aug, 2011 2nd
with Rob H, jmjw
with Rob H, jmjw
andy_pemberton ?Aug, 2011 Lead It's all about the feet! Left foot toe hooks low. Right foor egyptians high into break! Took me a while to work that out.
with Steve Gibson
It's all about the feet! Left foot toe hooks low. Right foor egyptians high into break! Took me a while to work that out.
with Steve Gibson
Hidden 21 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
BelayBunney 14 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S Hard first move! Took quite a few attempts (with backing off) before I managed it.
Hard first move! Took quite a few attempts (with backing off) before I managed it.
dale1968 3 Jun, 2011 2nd RP
Hidden 3 Jun, 2011 Lead RP
Lauren Davies 26 May, 2011 2nd O/S
with dmoir
with dmoir
Homes 24 May, 2011 2nd
with Leo
with Leo
leohl 24 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Popkids 29 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S I tried to lead this route,but backed off it.Just couldn't commit to move past the overhang.On the second the move was fine.
with Baz
I tried to lead this route,but backed off it.Just couldn't commit to move past the overhang.On the second the move was fine.
with Baz
lewiz 10 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S took the wrong line and went too far left. epic ropedrag. climb I did probably harder than the grade
with inomine, Owen John
took the wrong line and went too far left. epic ropedrag. climb I did probably harder than the grade
with inomine, Owen John
cripper ??, 2011 -
with Benw320
with Benw320
p2-melhuish ??, 2011 Lead
Hidden 29 Aug, 2010 Lead dog
Hidden 3 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jun, 2010 Lead dog
jcook1980 17 May, 2010 Lead
with Dan Walker
with Dan Walker
GarethSL 25 Oct, 2009 2nd O/S First climb of the day... and a nice hangover cure for sure. Very much effort required to turn the overhang.
with ShaunMc
First climb of the day... and a nice hangover cure for sure. Very much effort required to turn the overhang.
with ShaunMc
twright180 3 Oct, 2009 - awesome moves in the crux 5b, but i think more like a 5c as very commiting and technical - great fun. even in 70mph winds and rain!!!
awesome moves in the crux 5b, but i think more like a 5c as very commiting and technical - great fun. even in 70mph winds and rain!!!
twright180 3 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
dmoir 17 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
James Mitchelmore 12 Sep, 2009 Lead RP
DorsetGareth 4 Jul, 2009 Lead dnf Couldn't commit to the crux.
with Tim Riley
Couldn't commit to the crux.
with Tim Riley
Jon_Warner 25 Jun, 2009 2nd O/S
with Tom
with Tom
petegunn 22 May, 2009 Lead
Hidden 22 May, 2009 2nd O/S
robertporter 18 Oct, 2008 Lead
with James
with James
Hidden 23 Aug, 2008 Lead dog
nblackbeard 1 Jun, 2008 Lead RP Took my first lead fall on the crux
with gfoster
Took my first lead fall on the crux
with gfoster
dewrats ??, 2008 -
with Oli Boyes , Dave Searle, Chris Barr
with Oli Boyes , Dave Searle, Chris Barr
sharmawho? 20 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S
with oli
with oli
Dave Searle ?Aug, 2007 2nd O/S
Justin T 11 Jul, 2007 Lead RP Bonkers hard couple of moves...
with Cusco
Bonkers hard couple of moves...
with Cusco
Justin T 10 Jul, 2007 Lead dnf 5b move? Yeah right!
with Clara
5b move? Yeah right!
with Clara
gregarding 8 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
climber sim ??, 2007 -
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
Mr Tickle ??, 2007 Lead O/S
eugeneth 4 Nov, 2006 Lead O/S
with Kehl
with Kehl
prawn ?Aug, 2006 2nd
Hidden ?Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 2006 AltLd
Carl Smethurst 19 Jul, 2006 Lead dog
with Tony Woods
with Tony Woods
Hidden 15 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Jun, 2006 Lead RP
Steve Bell ??, 2005 -
Gibson27 ??, 2004 2nd
Jon Evans 12 Sep, 2003 AltLd
with Jake
with Jake
Hidden 11 Aug, 2003 Lead
Rob Pitt ??, 2003 -
Hidden 17 Aug, 2000 Lead
petegunn 15 May, 2000 2nd
with Ross Cooper
with Ross Cooper
Hidden ??, 2000 -
Frostie ??, 1999 Lead
Chris Ebbutt ??, 1990 Lead
Hidden ?Jun, 1987 Lead O/S
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