Starting as for ‘Three Pounds Per Tonne’ move up and step right to the first bolt runner. Climb directly up a small tricky groove-let to find a hidden bucket then surmount the final prominent bulge fairly easily. Easier (F5) if you start (more logically) from the large ledge and use holds on the right. Four bolts.

Gordon A Jenkin, Edwin Heslam 01/Mar/2008

Ticklists: Road to 7a, cheddar.

rocksound 27/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Sean
Jack.grylls 24/Aug/17 TR O/S
littleluke 19/Aug/17 Lead
TomatoPro 24/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Cindy
cindylmy 24/Jul/17 2nd O/S
TGHB 18/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Also very polished but some fun moves

DanJennings 18/Jul/17 Lead
with Tom
andy dunn 08/Jul/17 Lead
with Claire
Claireybloomers 08/Jul/17 TR
with Andy
J.A.Thomson 04/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Dan
richiebongo 03/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Michael Rawlinson, Nick Smith
Hidden 13/Jun/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Jun/17 Lead dog
Scott.OD 09/Jun/17 Lead
sadlerbrett 01/Jun/17 2nd rpt
with Alex Roberts
Psych ?/Jun/17 Lead O/S
justinboynton 18/May/17 -
AndySL 04/May/17 Lead rpt
with Justin
NiallN 03/May/17 Lead O/S
with Andy Monty
Fakey Rocks 29/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Jackhenstridge 29/Apr/17 TR β
BenSquires 23/Apr/17 Lead O/S
label 21/Apr/17 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Apr/17 Lead
climbingchica 08/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Emily Whinchip
lizzabelle 07/Apr/17 Lead RP
with alex
Jimw3420 04/Apr/17 Lead rpt
linny235 04/Apr/17 2nd O/S
with jim
dave470003 02/Apr/17 Lead dog
Hidden 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
steve_gibbs 01/Apr/17 Lead rpt
M1V0 29/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Dexter JW 29/Mar/17 Lead O/S
ABeadle 28/Mar/17 Lead O/S
pfweller 19/Mar/17 Lead O/S
David Staples 19/Mar/17 Lead O/S
ritzyrhiannon 09/Mar/17 Lead
suds_01 28/Dec/16 AltLd rpt
with James, Felix, Lizzie, Hannah
Na0mi.w105 25/Oct/16 Lead

First ever outdoor climb

Eloise_SW 07/Sep/16 Lead dnf

Put off after awkward little right traverse at the beginning

with Dom
Eloise_SW 07/Sep/16 2nd dog
with Dom
Hidden 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
phujab 29/Aug/16 Lead
Bethangriffith 27/Aug/16 Lead β
with James 'pyjamas', Tomos Morgan
Dinsdale 23/Aug/16 2nd
EllieWoods 23/Aug/16 Lead O/S
AlexBclimbing 09/Aug/16 Lead O/S
sajrf123 04/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Rose, Matt read
Jimw3420 ?/Aug/16 Lead O/S
michaelsends 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
alicealice 31/Jul/16 Lead β
with Clare, michaelsends
Chris Harbour 30/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Ellie Pople
robertcunningham86 29/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Harry Thorpe 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Anushka
Anushka Puri 17/Jul/16 2nd dog
monkeyru 14/Jul/16 2nd
with Dan
danieleaston 14/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Horrible and polished

with Ruth
gonggashan 13/Jul/16 Lead
Anouk Spelt 25/Jun/16 Lead
with Cara
jcking231 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S
n3ls0nm 04/Jun/16 Lead dog
with Lars Paton
seabrook 30/May/16 Lead
meehanlj 24/May/16 TR
Hidden 23/May/16 Lead O/S
Jackislav 15/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/16 Lead O/S
konna 13/May/16 Lead O/S

Rachel top ropes after, is like climbing on glass

RWithy 13/May/16 TR O/S
with konna
mattb42 30/Apr/16 Lead β
with Lisa Fisher
timreynolds 02/Apr/16 Lead
with Amy Till
rufusbell 19/Mar/16 AltLd
rufusbell 19/Mar/16 AltLd
ClimberRGM 15/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/16 2nd O/S
Russell Blackaller ??/2016 Lead
with Justin
hlburns ?/Oct/15 -
with Rob
Hidden 23/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Sep/15 Lead O/S
harrison 20/Sep/15 Lead dnf

Think I took a slightly dodgy line, halfway up I couldn't find anything that I was happy with (some slippy footholds and every handhold seemed to slope the wrong way) so at that point I bottled it and traversed off left. Sure its easy enough when you don't think your going to slip. Limestone feels pretty technical. Have to come back for it. Should have tried the F5 variation instead!

with Sarah
ChrisWills 12/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Franzi Schrodt
Hidden 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Jack93 28/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/15 Lead rpt
AndyRogers 21/Aug/15 Lead dog
with ianlaw
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead dog
Glyn Davidson 06/Aug/15 Lead dnf

Start of the route seemed to make no sense at all. Why not just make a direct start? Felt much, much harder than 5c but first time at cheddar and hadn't been climbing for a while.

with Nikki Small
springfall2008 04/Aug/15 Lead β

Not totally sure I followed the correct line, certainly not trivial for a 5 but well bolted.

Emily 30/Jul/15 Lead dnf

Another 5+ that is clearly harder than 6b. Also I seem to have hurt my pinky finger in trying really, really hard on this and falling off anyway.

with Nick
Nick Russell 30/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Very contrived start. Why not just go direct?

with Emily
UpWear 01/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Great climb with some really juggy uppercuts and pinches :)

with Ollie
piersg ?/Jul/15 -
Phil Murray 29/Jun/15 Lead rpt

balancy & slippery

with Dan Heard
superturbo 21/Jun/15 2nd
EllieWoods 18/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with pete belfield
Hidden 17/May/15 Lead O/S
markfromstoke 12/May/15 Lead
with Luke, Steve N
gobbledigook 04/May/15 Lead O/S
just one more 30/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with rich a
Ellis20 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with James91
Hidden 15/Apr/15 Lead
matt_read 10/Apr/15 -
with Rose Boyce
Hidden 09/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/15 TR dog
Hidden 09/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 07/Apr/15 Lead
shim ?/Apr/15 2nd
arandall 22/Mar/15 Lead dnf

Managed to mess it up on the first try, then on the second just before the first clip my hand slipped, I overbalanced and fell, bruising my heel.

with Crispen
Benzo 20/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Ric
malina 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Chris Harbour ??/2015 2nd O/S
Chris Harbour ??/2015 Lead rpt
Danhan 30/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Cat
simonsnake77 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
sarahrowlands 21/Sep/14 2nd
richardsavill 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Tru 20/Sep/14 Lead β
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Caspian Johnson 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Tor
vertigo 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Pete
leobold ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ruairidh King
Hidden 25/Jul/14 Lead O/S
philipbwilliams 17/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Tanya
FernandoHidalgo 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
maresia 10/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with James Smith
James Smith 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with ben. wilson, ben. ashley, rose
tommccluskey 08/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with michael
paul reah 02/Jul/14 Lead O/S

nice little climb to get back into the slickness of cheddar polish :)

Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead
Samuel Cox 25/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Danny
emmafromSB 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Will
Annabel Tall 20/May/14 TR
with Matt Jackson
Paul Robertson 05/May/14 Lead rpt
with Joseph Robertson, Matthew Robertson
Hidden 04/May/14 Lead
mikedevcole 02/May/14 Lead rpt
magicmartin 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Perry Adams, Zane Butcher
sideshow84 12/Apr/14 Lead β
s.c.white 30/Mar/14 -
Hidden 19/Mar/14 Lead dog
Giles Eperon 16/Mar/14 -
with Aileen, Jen Booys
Hidden 16/Mar/14 2nd
FernandoHidalgo 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
cpoad 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Tom P
ewalker278 08/Mar/14 Lead
andrewmc 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Montecore 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S

with Flic Archer
TommyKips ?/Jan/14 2nd
rufustoif ??/2014 Lead
James Wilson 29/Sep/13 2nd RP
wilsers 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Enjoyed this. Going up the 'groove-let' wasn't a problem at all.

Hidden 27/Sep/13 Lead
Footiemadhannah 27/Sep/13 Lead

Sport Route

drcorbasisgod 16/Sep/13 Lead O/S
grahamelliott 16/Sep/13 Lead β
Rokmunky 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Trannum
trannumrahim 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Rich
tillym 04/Sep/13 2nd
with Oliver
Penfold Merton 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Tilly
TommyKips ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Dan_F 31/Aug/13 Lead β

Another good easy line ... Mark took the onsights..

Hidden 20/Aug/13 Lead O/S
mikedevcole 16/Aug/13 Lead dog
mikedevcole 12/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Rich153 11/Aug/13 Lead dog
with Benjumin Tyekiff
mikedevcole 02/Aug/13 Lead O/S
GeorgT ?/Aug/13 Lead
mol 25/Jul/13 Lead
with Jesse
sianabanana 22/Jul/13 2nd dog

F5 start

with kate
Hidden 16/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Jul/13 Lead
Chloe 02/Jul/13 Lead O/S
ojr88 ?/Jul/13 Lead
beth_may 21/Jun/13 Lead
stevewillie7 13/Jun/13 Lead dog
Hidden 08/Jun/13 Lead rpt
ape1980 05/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Elly
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead dog
chrisbrown_023 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Tristypants 18/May/13 Lead
with Beth
steve_gibbs 06/May/13 2nd O/S
with Ben Motz
sonic46 06/May/13 Lead
Matt Bennett ?/May/13 Lead O/S
with Stevie Hardingham
Hidden 26/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Lead dog
tom169 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Amy
richardsavill ??/2013 Lead
with Beth Logan
stretch323i ??/2013 Lead O/S
Danny_boulders ??/2013 Lead RP
with Paul Norris, Robin O'Leary
Nix33 ??/2013 -
badgerjockey ??/2013 Lead O/S
pheotleyr 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Alan
wurzelinzummerset 27/Oct/12 Lead dog

Took a fall. Cold fingers (The winter excuse).

with Pete
Hidden 21/Sep/12 Lead rpt
carl_123 18/Sep/12 Lead O/S
elliptic 16/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Sarah
benkelsey 11/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Abi kerr
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Luke Dawson 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
sadlerbrett 06/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Alex Roberts
Hidden ?/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
jwhereat 22/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S
RBonney 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S
sadlerbrett 11/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Debbie Halfhide
sadlerbrett 09/Aug/12 Lead dog
with Jane Horobin
suds_01 29/Jul/12 AltLd
with Jackson
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
Samuel P 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Niels, Tommy
Hidden 15/Jul/12 TR rpt
Anthony Dixon 09/Jul/12 -
Hidden 30/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/12 TR
wurzelinzummerset 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Mike
jwhereat 23/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 29/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead
ape1980 24/May/12 Lead rpt
ape1980 20/May/12 Lead O/S
with Richard
Viks 06/May/12 Lead O/S
with jaks
jiggerypokery 13/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/12 Lead
sadlerbrett 28/Mar/12 Lead dog
with Alex Roberts
nikolai17 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Ybot Htulk 22/Mar/12 Lead
with Richard
Richard Morgan 22/Mar/12 -
Josh_West 14/Mar/12 Lead O/S
mullermn 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Climbed direct to the first bolt. Alright route, but very polished.

pffft 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Lisa
Kylie 11/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Enjoyable route, very polished!

Griff1990 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
dbm 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Martin Grenfell
will_benfold 25/Feb/12 Lead rpt
with Gemma Robson
Hidden 25/Feb/12 Lead dog
SamStokes 19/Feb/12 Lead O/S
tommytom ??/2012 -
davem2011 ??/2012 2nd
mikespooner 27/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Very loose towards the top, pulled off a large brick-sized block, lots of other bits look suspect

with Matt Cooper
Hidden 27/Nov/11 Lead
Luke Dawson 26/Nov/11 Lead O/S
mol 26/Nov/11 Lead
with Si Brown, Jesse
will_benfold 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
mes32 19/Nov/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Lead dog
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd
rg1976 15/Oct/11 Lead dnf
with squicky
squicky 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with rg1976
Hidden 30/Sep/11 Lead O/S
MontyH 29/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Brian
brian watson 29/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead
Marcus 03/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
MikeC59 02/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Geoboy 22/Aug/11 Lead O/S
dereke12000 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Getting used to Cheddar limestone, so seemed harder than it is. Half way up you need to stretch a bit further above to find the nice jug...

with Rich
Gibbo 16/Aug/11 Lead
with Ollie Keynes
M Bryan 17/Jul/11 Lead
with Della Robertson-Glenn
beetleb00 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
tom.o.prince ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/11 TR
Hidden ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/11 Lead
MikeB1 29/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 15/Jun/11 Lead
tobydunford 01/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
elliptic 31/May/11 Lead O/S
with Lisa
Hidden 29/May/11 -
dmaldonado 25/May/11 Lead rpt
mol 24/May/11 Lead
with Jesse
Joby 15/May/11 Lead O/S
with Alice Fuller
Stanners 08/May/11 Lead O/S
Quarryboy 08/May/11 Lead β

Don't get complacent from the grade as it could quite easily spit you off.

Feeling bold 08/May/11 2nd O/S

Started directly beneath bolt which made it seem much harder, doh!

with Nick
sadlerbrett 03/May/11 Lead O/S

Lovely route

with Alex Roberts
JKinsella 01/May/11 Lead O/S
mes32 01/May/11 Lead rpt
Pleb 01/May/11 Lead dog

first outdoor lead

naughtybadboy 30/Apr/11 TR
Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Mongoose 29/Apr/11 Lead β
Hidden 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S
nickledlie 10/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead dog
Hidden 09/Apr/11 TR rpt
garethMottram 09/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Helen Clackson, Gemma Allen, Tim Atkins, Georgina Dawkins
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead
timstyles 25/Mar/11 2nd rpt
with Huw Howells
Hidden 24/Mar/11 Lead O/S
callumd 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Gemma
ardzeiem 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S


with Andy
tsl42 27/Feb/11 Lead dog

Should have got really. Limestone always gives you something - just have to get better at finding it.

with Nicole
col3 27/Feb/11 2nd

Started on right and went left. Quite hard, once I had retrieved all the quickdraws I came down as the last bit I had already done - albeit accidentally - when leading the 4 next door!

with Tim
dmaldonado 05/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Phil PBC ??/2011 Lead O/S
with henry castle
hutchay ??/2011 Lead O/S
Georgina Brooke ??/2011 -
elizabetha ??/2011 2nd
Hidden 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
benkelsey 21/Oct/10 Lead rpt

cold fingers. first climb of the day. had ice on the car.

with Jack Baker
hfac 20/Oct/10 Lead
crossdressingrodney 09/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/10 TR dnf
Hidden 22/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Jonny M 19/Sep/10 Lead O/S
AndySL 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Deano
chers 18/Sep/10 Lead

Orange patch near last bolt...looks like something has recently fallen off?

with Kimmy
Dud 18/Sep/10 Lead β
with Sophia Bonella
Marti999 03/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Sam Cox
Hidden 12/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Gibbo 07/Jul/10 Lead
with Claire Chipperfield, Tom Gibbison
Durbs 03/Jul/10 Lead
dan23584 29/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
timstyles 02/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Huw Howells
raildancer ?/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/10 2nd β
benkelsey 25/May/10 Lead O/S
with Liz Randall, Alex Randall
rwong9 23/May/10 TR
with stacey collis
sweenyt 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with UBMC
beardy mike 10/May/10 Lead O/S

Total shite.

with Matt Bengy
Gareth Bowen 07/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May/10 Lead β
Jon Ellis ?/May/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Ellis Jr
timstyles 21/Apr/10 TR β
with Huw Howells
trev_f 18/Apr/10 Lead rpt
gb05 15/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Wayne.Gaudin 17/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
grumpyoldjanner 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Matt 'Bungle' Larkins
katherinesydney 07/Mar/10 Lead dog
UndeRsoGGycrAg 07/Mar/10 2nd
chockstone ?/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Emma
midge ?/Feb/10 -
with Tom
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
ericinbristol ??/2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/09 2nd
kylieo 13/Sep/09 Lead
with Phil
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 31/Aug/09 2nd O/S
prometheus 22/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 22/Jun/09 2nd O/S
_m.cox_ ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Gwen Bennion
Hidden 27/May/09 Lead O/S
WoD 11/May/09 Lead O/S
with Sophie
WoD 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Sophie
sofe13 09/May/09 Lead

according to ben we did this.

with Ben
Jack R-N 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
trev_f 30/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with ezet
andy dunn 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
northerngreg 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Jo Lee
trevor macalonan 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Richy
Hidden 22/Feb/09 Lead β
paul1234 ?/Feb/09 Lead
with Tom
Peter Swift ??/2009 TR β
Dan Jenkin ??/2009 Lead O/S
with Frances Haden, Yvonne Jones, Gordon Jenkin
ian d f ??/2009 Lead
Rosea Day ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
nugski 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
poey50 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Rowan15
Rowan15 13/Jul/08 TR
with DP
Rowan15 13/Jul/08 Lead
with DP
bpmclimb 17/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 17/Jun/08 2nd
Paz 12/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Mme Gri-Gri
Tom Heslam ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
Harphead ??/2008 -
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