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Rich on the first ascent of Cragrat Crack (E2 5b)
© Simon Caldwell, Oct 2010
Route: Cragrat Crack
Climbers: Cragrat Rich
Camera used: Panasonic
4*VOTING: number of votes 9

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Just "first ascent" would do. Surely no-one claims first ascents with pre-placed gear and one rest??
Fiend - 04/Oct/10
it looks about VS-HVS, surely that crack is jamming width? and a tiny route like that can't be that sustained..? so it's harder than teck crack (roaches)or mangler, unprintable (stanage)
nickcanute - 04/Oct/10
Appearances can be deceptive, it overhangs by a couple of metres. It's only had one clean ascent so the grade is still an estimate.
Simon Caldwell - 04/Oct/10
Yeah. I'm pretty much upside down there, but it doesn't look that way really
Cragrat Rich - 04/Oct/10
This one shows the angle rather better!
http://climbing.me.uk/NorthNab0610/slides/P1000613.JPG
Simon Caldwell - 04/Oct/10
I meant to say horizontal, not upside down!! :)
Cragrat Rich - 05/Oct/10
you missed the big jug three inches up to the left... thats why its an easy E1..lol
muppetfilter - 06/Oct/10
"I would estimate at E1/2 5b P1"...
Simon Caldwell - 06/Oct/10
Surely only the biggest muppet in the world would bullshit about a route being easier than it really is, after they've so drastically failed to cope with being beaton to the first ascent?
Cragrat Rich - 06/Oct/10
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