Moon Crack*** E5 6b
[David Lyons on Moon Crack (E5), Curbar, 2 kb]14m.

Rockfax Description
Moon Walk's tough twin. The thin bulging crack gives a fierce battle but with solid wires to protect. At the top of the crack, move right to the much easier slabby groove. © ROCKFAX

FA. John Allen 1975

Ticklists: Hardish grit routes that have good gear but aren't staminafests, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, World Graded List, Peak Rock/12/The New Golden Age, Cracks And Corners To Greatness.

Photo: David Lyons on Moon Crack (E5), Curbar © jfletcher
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This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

harry_lewis - 2nd dog - 13/Sep/15 with Fabrizio

To hot to hold
Andy Peak 1 - Lead dnf - 09/Jun/15

jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/15

dominic lee - Lead - 31/Oct/14 with nathan lee

Tried very hard! Good but not the same standard as other routes on this magnificent blob of grit though.
nathanlee - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/14 with Dom Lee

Oddjob - 2nd dog - 11/Oct/14 with Tom

drysori - Lead RP - 22/Feb/14

Ethan - Lead - 11/Nov/12 with Ed

2nd go, lead at some point
peaches69 - TR RP - 26/Nov/11 with connor

w.pettet-smith - Nov/11 with ben

Fell off before placing high wired, low cams ripped and I decked...Hahahaha. Toproped in two sections.
DaveFidler - Lead dnf - 07/Aug/11

1st session on it, did all moves but fell off move gaining crack a few times warming up
peaches69 - TR dog - 25/May/11 with adam, sarah

Erm. Oh dear.
alaan - Lead dog - 24/Apr/11 with Ed

Brown - Lead dog - 02/Apr/11 with Oska

Fell a couple of times on gear level with heal hook then climbed clean after lowering off.
Dave Turnbull, BMC - Lead rpt - 14/Mar/11 with Rob Adie

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/10

Not the best style, but amazed to get up it given how little climbing I've done; a rather unexpected lead.
Jon Read - Lead dog - 30/Oct/10 with Mark Sharrat & Andi Turner

Had seen a video of it. Again, really pleased to flash.
Oli - Lead β - 04/Oct/10 with Nick Willis

malx - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/10

Dave Bond - Lead RP - 09/Dec/09 with Tim Banton

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Dec/09

DavidEvans - 2nd dog - 30/Apr/09 with Jules Vulliamy

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 07/Dec/08

retro flash - failed on a couple of years ago
Toby Dunn - Lead - 03/Sep/08 with dan cheetham

Ground-up as I fell off 1st move a couple of years ago
dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Floris

Gus - Lead - Feb/08 with mini pickles

willackers - 2nd β - 20/Nov/07 with Chris Cubitt, Dan Walker

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Sep/07

craig d - TR RP - Apr/07 with Mark Bridgman-Smith

shark - Lead dnf - 03/Feb/07 with Simon Shaw

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2006

shark - Lead dnf - 27/Sep/05 with Jon Barton

shark - Lead dnf - 23/Aug/05 with Pete Sutton

sadams - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/01 with Eric Hildrew

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/01 with Joe le Sage

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/93

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/88

Mike Owen - 25/Nov/84 with Steve Foxley, Eric Rooseberry

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
sgl0jd, JRae, Harry Chaplin, ianjfsutcliffe, jonnybull, mikekeswick, halo

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