1 Stars

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A fine flowstone sheet with a couple of brain-like holds.
FA. Pete Oxley 26.2.1995


Did this and Master of the Rolls on the same day, thought this was harder and I could reach the hold! An excellent route though, the hard stuff just doesn't go on for long enough.
Tom Rainbow - 06/Sep/00

Its not that much of a reach if you get your feet sorted. The direct method is not that hard either (7a). Good climbing overall though.
ben stokes - 04/Jun/01

Are you quite tall Ben? :-)
Al - 17/Apr/03

Sodding Hell! Hollow Ground ( R of Cerebellum)should carry a health warning for anybody above 11 stone. I weigh just under that and I was seriously worried, I dont think anybody heavier shoud be allowed to do it. Its hard too and I think 6c would be more appropriate for anybody above about 10 stone for the flutter factor alone. Seriously undergraded in the supplement.
Al - 17/Apr/03

Do you think steve taylor is less then 11 stone? The first ascentionist is 12.5 stone. You must of had a bad day: most people think it's 6b. You should treat the flake with care, just like when you climb at Swanage. Use your nonce. I tried to pull it off on top rope and failed.
Ben Stokes - 18/Apr/03

I'm on the heavy side of 11 stone and have done Hollow Ground twice. I think the flake WILL fail one day, so belayers beware.
steve taylor - 24/Apr/03

RE: Hollow Ground... I'm over the heavy side of 12 stone nearly 13 and managed not too pull it off! However, never again!! Not really 6b+ physically but worth the extra for sheer fear. When it comes off it might leave something better and harder - fingers crossed :)
JIMBO - 20/Apr/04

The staple at the crux is in a hollow sheet. Hope its a long one.
Goi Ashmore - 05/Jul/04

the staple on the crux is in solid rock
i know i placed it if you can pullit out without
the help of a jack/fat belayer, then sue me!
nealh - 29/Sep/04

Fierce crimping on the 1st crux. Hard to on-sight
John Alcock - 05/Jun/06

this is piss for 6c+, massive jugs the whole way, should be 6b+
andy schof - 18/Apr/10

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