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This product of an earlier age now appears to have an odd line, though there is a logic to it; worth doing. The lower wall is sustained to a semi-rest at a junction with Big Zipper, finish up this. The original finish traversed right and dropped down to what is now Ouijaboard.
FA. Mark Pretty 1986


The original finish now seems v illogical - a good 7b as it is
Tom - 26/Jul/00

Still 7b+ even with the new finish. The finish is especially hard if you're short (which i'm not) as you have to traverse off right on tinies instead of doing the long slap which us tall bastards do. Still 7b+ if you're tall or short.
Dave - 01/Oct/00

Cleaned off BOL original finish. This is very good and adds some good moves. 7b+ low in the grade. BOL with Big Zipper finish high 7b. 6.2001
Mark Glaister - 27/Jun/01

I reckoned 7b+, but onsight so didn't find the rest at junction/w BZ. Mebs hard 7b with rest. Old finish seems silly. I'm little (5'5") and found reaches ok.
Ru - 19/Jul/01

The original finish adds some great climbing and increases the difficulty a notch (middle 7b+). I suggest that you still refer to the original finish in the new guide.
Nigel - 19/Jul/01

New finish up Big Zipper is definately 7b+, it is a lot harder than other standard Peak 7b's eg Daylight Robbery
Lee - 17/Aug/01

If new finish is 7b ONSIGHT Daylight Robbery etc are 7a/7a+. New finish far more logical and just as hard Done both recently
AllenP - 29/Jun/02

Original line may be artificial but gives an excellent 7b+ and it was the original after all so should be described as THE route with a variation finish.
jez portman - 27/Jun/03

if 'whose line...' is nearly 7b, BOL seems pretty 7b+ ish - way harder.
Toby - 29/Mar/04

Deffo 7b+, but low in the grade for the variation finish.
andy farnell - 30/Aug/05

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