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Green Crack** HVS 5b

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['Green Crack' HVS 5b. Curbar.
Climbers: Pat Rainbird & Harry., 3 kb]10m. Stride across the smelly 'toilet-pit' then follow the curving flake out right to a poor rest and tricky moves to grasp the glorious flutings. Making sure the ropes don't jam, finish easily. © ROCKFAX
FA. Joe Brown (some tension) 1957

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Eastern Grit Jamming, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

Photo: 'Green Crack' HVS 5b. Curbar. Climbers: Pat Rainbird & Harry. © Pod
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 226 logbooks, and on 24 wishlists.

Davefro - 2nd - 13/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/14

robgixer - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/14

Hidden - 27/Jul/14

Brilliant moves. Well protected.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Fernando, Kasia

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/14

Path. A good route with a nice airy finish.
sparkass - Lead rpt - 06/Jul/14 with Emerson Clark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/14

Shawty - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/14

Dan Geh - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/14 with ifletcher, Adam Jordan, Thomas Geh

tgeh - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with dan geh

Horrible midgies.
Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/14 with Tom Ripley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/14

Budge - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Ade

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/14

R0bbie - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Taba

Hidden - 2nd β - 01/Jun/14

al123 - Lead - Jun/14 with Henry

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/May/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14

Ass kicked
the power - Lead dnf - 03/May/14 with admackie

admackie - 03/May/14

To retrieve the Power's gear on second. Should have left it there!
nrhardy - 2nd dnf - 03/May/14 with admackie

Derek Furze - Lead - 09/Apr/14 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/14

Chris M - AltLd - 2014 with John B

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

Alfie Conn - 2014

disturbed_one51 - Lead - 23/Nov/13 with Wee man

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 23/Nov/13 with Mark Williams

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 28/Sep/13 with Louise, Hilary

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/13

Dan Mckinlay - Jun/13

bclifton - Lead - 2013

madasten - 2nd rpt - 27/Oct/12 with Gaz

Great route, slipped off on the move up into the top of undercut traverse. Got back on then, and finished.. Pumpy little number.
gazfellows - Lead - 27/Oct/12 with Billy

Hard enough...
manwithacam - Lead - 22/Sep/12 with Mark

Climbster - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Ian

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 13/Sep/12 with Andrew Deckon

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 12/Sep/12 with Matt

chrism225 - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with jonny

JRae - 2nd - 02/Sep/12 with C Middleton

Lunar25 - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/12 with Dave LE

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/12

removed gear, needed a rest and swung out to the arete so had to finish up that
cheeky - 2nd dnf - 26/Jun/12 with Mark Philipson

pumpy, but found all the moves ok.commited to moves and rewarded with good holds to reach round to finish
mark4344 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Matt Payne

Previous lead.
jshields - 2nd - 10/Jun/12 with Mike Lea, Jeff Ingman

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 04/Jun/12 with Andy H, Polly

Need to get the right cam... Pumping
pelvoux - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Mario

mark20 - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12

frost - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Clare

Matt Cooke - 2nd β - 24/Mar/12 with Rosh

Tricky but good
Rob84 - 2nd dog - 11/Mar/12 with Ben Wolstenholme, Rob Adie

tomhull - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Callum, Chris Plant

JaseSSDD - 2nd dog - 11/Mar/12 with Ian Barker

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/12 with Tom

Tony Kartawick - 2012

fifth - 2012

pauldr - 02/Nov/11

great pumpy climb; it started spitting and I found I was too nervous when placing the gear, so down climbed, shook-out and then finished it off. my second said it was worth the stars and really loved moves. "IF" it was lower it would be an easy boulder problem!
steve2006 - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Andrew Pearson

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 27/Sep/11 with Richard Williams

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Trevor

hotfeet - Lead dog - 13/Aug/11 with Ant

antdav - 2nd dog - 13/Aug/11 with Alan Mountford

antdav - 2nd dog - 13/Aug/11 with Alan Mountford

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11

al99 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Andy Woolston

nice safe route.
centurion05 - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Peter Staves

geddicakes - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Jon Pemberton, Adam Youd

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Euan McKendrick

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 11/May/11 with james pcc

Hidden - Lead - 11/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11

Fell when a foot popped off on the traverse...surprised me! A pumpy route.
DavidR - Lead dog - 17/Apr/11 with Kevin Bowser

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Apr/11

Last climb of the day on first visit to Curbar. Brilliant climb though I reckon it would have felt easier earlier on in the day!
coombsy - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with John B

bigie bob - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 2011

GuyM - 2011

Hidden - 2011

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/10

crispyboy - 2nd - 14/Nov/10 with inchley

Jordan - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/10 with Pete Whittaker

another curbar sandbag
david morse - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/10 with jade+steve

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 11/Oct/10

Kevster - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10

Paul Eckton - TR O/S - 10/Oct/10

Amazing Puppy climbing.
Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/10 with Liam Brown

jon22 - Lead - 10/Sep/10 with The Bad Cough

tomthecoolperson - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10 with Andrew

Andrew Sloan - Lead dog - 01/Aug/10 with Tony Holdsworth

Jon Dittman - 2nd - 11/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/10

Mr. K - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/10 with Fred Mainwaring

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/10

Pown - Lead O/S - 08/May/10

Very nice a 3 starer, now did I fall of this before though?
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/10 with Tony

oliwarlow - Lead - 04/Apr/10 with Polly

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10

mattyork2 - 2nd - 07/Mar/10 with Miles Gibson

Seymore Butt - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2010

katyvose1 - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09

Neil D - Lead dog - 22/Aug/09 with Ben Ram

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/09

one split second rest on the gear after i messed up the hand sequence just before the final traverse right. No where near as hard as it looks
Graeme Hammond - Lead dog - 09/Jul/09 with Rob

slacky - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Ben Abell

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

Hidden - AltLd - 01/May/09

Possibly the only HVS and above route I've managed to onsight at Curbar. Low in the grade by crag standards, though harder than Maupassant.
Stig - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/09 with james oswald

whole route felt pretty outragous for the grade, bottled move across, but got it second go, then had a bit of a moment getting gear in for final moves.
Pilch - Lead dog - 22/Apr/09 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd - 22/Apr/09

Andrew Sloan - Lead rpt - 04/Apr/09

Lou Kennedy - 2nd - 01/Apr/09

Lou Kennedy - 2nd - 01/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/09

Pete Graham - 2nd - 31/Mar/09 with Malcolm Scott

Had 1 rest
Adam Potter - Lead dog - 31/Mar/09

Skell - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Kelvin

Hidden - Lead - 14/Mar/09

Kyuzo - 2009

Hidden - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

drysori - Lead - 2009

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Ben Harper

Toby Dunn - Solo - Aug/08

Brown - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/08 with Henry

joe larner - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/08

bigphil - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08 with Toby & Calum

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Gareth LMC

missed the foothold at the crux, came off and couldn't get back on. next time....
gb83 - 2nd dnf - 26/Apr/08 with m.sakano

Intimidating, but successfully climbed as I had read the moves. Both the seconds fell and ended up in the air. Good route!
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Chris (Graeme's pal), Graeme B

Great fun, certainly packs in a lot of climbing for a short route.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/08 with Nick Rabb

gripped!
Chazz - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Dave Naylor

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Jan/08

jamesturnbull - Lead - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

Great little route.
mattyork2 - 2nd - 21/Oct/07 with Ally Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/07

Andrew Sloan - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Steve Grove

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/07 with Steve Harby

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/07

Great little route, considering it doesn't look like much.
Oliver Sherman - 2nd - 04/Aug/07 with Sophie Whyte

liamoloughlin - Lead - Jul/07

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2nd - 20/Jun/07 with Andy Benson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd O/S - 02/May/07 with John Nightingale

shark - 2nd - 14/Jan/07 with Keith Sharples

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Nov/06

Stared at this one with fear for years, finally I've got brave enough to do it.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/06 with Nick Smith - UKC

towdman - Lead dog - 23/Sep/06 with Naomi Buys

One rest after not spotting a foothold at the crux. Typical of my day really, was climbing like a muppet.
Si dH - Lead dog - 28/May/06 with Tom Lambert

ArnaudG - 2006

Nicos - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/05 with danny carden

Nicos - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/05 with christos liaskos

reg_measures - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/05 with steve burdett

WB - Lead O/S - 14/May/05 with Guy

UndercoverElephant - Lead O/S - 2005

Stone Muppet - 2005

Hidden - Aug/04

cornishben - Lead dog - 2004 with Gavin Edwards

a lot like hard work.
jonnyboy - Lead dog - 2004 with Mark Senior

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/03

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

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 28/Sep/02

nickdonohue - Lead - Jun/02 with Joe Brown

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/02

Hidden - Lead - 18/Feb/01

kitkat78 - Jul/00 with Don M

John Marsland - 2nd - 26/Mar/00 with Mark Tolver

Mark Riley - 2000

Hidden - 2000

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 2000

Boy - 2000

marcoleptic - Lead - 2000

craig d - 1997

Hidden - 1997

robtrooper - 1996

Roget - Lead rpt - 28/Oct/95 with jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/94

michael burrows - 2nd - 09/Jul/94 with andy boorman

Hidden - Lead - 1994

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/93

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 12/Sep/92 with Malcolm Macpherson

John Marsland - Lead dog - Jul/92 with Darrell Small, Allen Newby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/92

whispering nic - 2nd - 1992

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/91

Roget - 2nd O/S - 19/May/90

Hidden - 1990

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/89

craig h - Sep/89

stp - Solo O/S - 19/May/89

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/87 with Dev

babymoac - 2nd - 20/Jul/86 with Jon Stone

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1984

Hammy - 2nd - 28/Mar/82 with Fai Kwong

nbotting - 1982

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/81

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/80

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 22/Jun/80 with Kim Greenald

David Smith - 1980

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

andy gittins - 1972

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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 226 (1.8%)
Lead116 of 226 (51.3%)
Followed68 of 226 (30.1%)
Toproped1 of 226 (0.4%)
Alt Leads2 of 226 (0.9%)
Unknown35 of 226 (15.5%)

'Climbed'100 of 226 (44.2%)
clean O/S87 of 226 (38.5%)
clean β3 of 226 (1.3%)
clean rpt12 of 226 (5.3%)
clean RP1 of 226 (0.4%)
dogged19 of 226 (8.4%)
dnf4 of 226 (1.8%)