Tower Crack* HVS 5a
[Laybacking on Tower Crack, 2 kb]12m. The right-hand crack leads to a ledge. From here a short layback flake on the right gives the protectable crux. © ROCKFAX
FA. Geoff Sutton 1957

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Eastern Grit Jamming.

Photo: Laybacking on Tower Crack © Oceanwall

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 71 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

MrBIond - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/14

deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13

ended up on second after failed lead
the power - 2nd RP - 05/Oct/13 with deacon

Bill Lawrence - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13 with andy lawrence

Ian MK - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Bob Stones

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Sep/13

Rob Greenwood - UKC - Solo - Sep/13

oodie72 - 2nd dog - 31/Aug/13 with Ian Routledge

Ian MK - Lead - 31/Aug/13 with oodie72

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 21/Oct/12

Nick205228 - Lead O/S - Oct/12

AB744 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Michael Gee

Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with pep

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 22/Mar/12 with Richard Williams

davebonner - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

WillDoyle - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11

augustus trout - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/11

ben_250 - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/11 with Andrew

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11

Milnes - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/11

keith leonard - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10 with Graeme

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 02/Sep/10 with Jim

DaveFidler - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10

easy hvs
Alistair Corbett - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/10 with james oswald

THe start felt really really hard.
James Oswald - 2nd dog - 09/Jul/10

Hidden - Sent x - Jul/10

Rough old bottom crack on this route
Tony Holdsworth - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/10 with Martin Haworth

tomthecoolperson - 2nd - 04/Jun/10 with Andrew

the start seems to be some sort of unholy mix of balance and thrutching, on slopey holds in 25 degree weather...
psychomansam - Lead - 23/May/10

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Shaggy

Hidden - Lead - Apr/10

Ken Taylor - 2010

tlr - 2nd - 28/May/09 with James Turnbull

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09

jw231 - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/08 with Al Benson

al99 - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/08 with James Whitlock

gazfellows - 2nd - 25/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo - 11/Apr/08

Hidden - Sent O/S - 11/Apr/08

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08 with kyle

cem - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/06 with Luke Whiting

dan gibson - 2006

cia05js - 2nd - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

pauldr - 2003

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/02

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 29/Jul/01 with Martin Veale

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/99

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/99

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/98

MONKEY78 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/97 with Chris Gilligan, adam ellwood

chris sm - 2nd O/S - Jun/97 with Jon Stevens

Roget - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/96

Gordon Stainforth - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/95 with John Cutcliffe, Chris Thorp

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Apr/93

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Apr/93

Andy Say - Solo - 07/Aug/90

NickJH - 2nd - Jun/90 with I Smith, D Townsend

Hammy - Lead - 18/Apr/81 with Jonathon Stacey

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 30/Mar/80

Chris Craggs - Solo - 1980

mark-abz - TR - 14/Jul/79 with David K

Hidden - Lead - 24/Sep/78

Dave Musgrove - 26/Jun/77

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 15/May/76 with Bill Wintrip, Nick Gregory

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Deezel65, Chi Cheng, PanzerHanzler

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VS0 of 10
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