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The Left Eliminate* E1 5c

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[Steve Barratt on Left Eliminate, Curbar, 3 kb]12m. The left-hand crack is short and 'ard. The same grade as Toy but this one sees a lot less attention. Gaining the narrower upper section is especially difficult. If successful, it's eyes right! © ROCKFAX
FA. Joe Brown 1951

Ticklists: Wide Cracks, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Hard Grit history, Big Rons 100 extremes in a day, Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans.

Photo: Steve Barratt on Left Eliminate, Curbar © highlux
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 107 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jun/14

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Rosh

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 18/May/14 with James Kauntze

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/May/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 18/May/14

After a number of unsuccessful attempts Jonny shot up in one, followed no worries.
Alex Hallam - 2nd β - 16/May/14 with Jonny P

funsized - Lead O/S - 16/May/14 with Alex Halllam, Danny Boy

gazfellows - Lead - 30/Mar/14 with Billy

Brilliant, classic offwidthing. Great fun and highly nackering!
madasten - 2nd - 29/Mar/14 with Gaz

phildawson - 2nd dog - 09/Mar/14 with Tim Newton

tim newton - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with phil dawson

Tried to not use the face holds and just swim up the crack with varying degrees of unsuccessfulness. Will be back with less ethics and more experience... Probably.
Alex Hallam - Lead dnf - 16/Feb/14 with Dan Barbour

Hidden - 2014

oh my god
admackie - Lead dog - 04/Dec/13 with chris palmer

Great fun as the crack was sopping wet and green. The face holds help greatly. I was stupid enough to try to put a size 6 in the upper crack and got it thoroughly stuck on the lip and it made it a bugger to get over as it was right where my knee needed to be. It is a good leveller.
disturbed_one51 - Lead - 23/Nov/13 with Wee man

Hardish and wet, my thanks go to Mark for ruining the 2nd by jamming one of his cams in.
Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 23/Nov/13 with Mark Williams

3-4 falls. Failed to spot any face hold in my first go... Hard nonetheless!
masa-alpin - Lead dog - 29/Sep/13 with Rob G

robgixer - 2nd - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/13

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Jim

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Floris

Delighted to get up this. I'll give myself a proper gritstone E1 tick. Committing and scary but not massively hard I guess. At least it is over quickly.
manwithacam - Lead - 22/Sep/12 with Mark

Jim Slater - Lead dog - 26/Aug/12 with Pete

tgeh - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/12 with dan geh

Had to fight to get this bugger! Way harder than Elder crack and Hercules. The whole thing was rather green and dirty which added to the fun/struggle. Right eliminate next time?
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/12 with Thomas Geh

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/12

Rick hard Rock - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12 with steve_yo

Brown - Lead - 03/May/12 with Ryan

Tricky couldn't commit to moving leg out of crack to get over bulge.
monsteratt - Lead dnf - 10/Mar/12 with Nick Whimster

nickwhimster - Lead dnf - 10/Mar/12 with monsteratt

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Couldn,t suss out how to do this, must go back sometime.
Martin Haworth - Lead dnf - 19/Nov/11 with Andy

mark20 - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Claire

llamaglama - 2nd - 09/Jul/11 with Jam

Glenn Sutcliffe - 03/Jul/11 with Pete Cresswell

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/11

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd rpt - 14/Jun/11 with loundsy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/11

belay bunny turned bad - Lead dog - 12/Jun/11 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/11

Fell off moving to the crimp out of the upper offwidth.
Mr. K - Lead dnf - 19/May/11 with Pete Dollman

Mr. K - 2nd dog - 19/May/11 with Pete Dollman

Quality route. Lots of fun.
highlux - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/11 with Pete Hart

Fantastic moves, bomber gear.
PeteH - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/11 with Mark Watson, Alex, Chris Fox

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

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jan/11

Kevster - 2nd - 10/Oct/10

FlorianCastagne - Lead β - 26/Sep/10 with Nathan Rosenfeld

Pown - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/10

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/10 with Phil

Wore shorts, bad idea! got totally spanked on the section above the chockstone as well and didnt really have enough big gear. Definitely a struggle but will go back for it!
tom.ireson - Lead dnf - 06/Sep/10 with Gareth Leah

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 27/Mar/10 with Rich Cross

Seymore Butt - 2010

TonyF - 2010

Hidden - 2010

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 29/Oct/09 with Debbie, loundsy

Surprisingly secure actually. Lots of outer holds and fair security of in crack thrutching. Bit pumpy though
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/09

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with michael porter

Tony Little - Lead rpt - 26/Sep/09 with Ed Brown

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Sep/09

Boy - Sep/09 with Ben Heason

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08

Mr Wild - Lead dnf - 28/Sep/08 with Greg

Toby Dunn - Solo - Aug/08

Nicos - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/08 with james tunbull

Rested at the crux getting into the "narrow" section
SteveM - Lead dog - 10/Feb/08 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd dog - 10/Feb/08 with SteveM

joe larner - 2nd - 17/Nov/07

Andrew Sloan - TR dog - 23/Sep/07 with Richard

MONKEY78 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with R Smitton

mike kann - 2007 with Iain Shone

John Marsland - TR dog - 07/Oct/06

Total Horrorshow!
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 07/Oct/06 with John Marsland

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/06

Stig - TR dog - 03/Mar/06 with Chris

Viciously cold day - Yosemite training
chrishedgehog - TR - 01/Mar/06 with James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

shoulders - Lead - 18/Sep/05 with mike shewring

'Orrible wrong sized cruel grippathon. If that's the bag you're into, come and tuck in. Caused me to get a bigger cam soon as I was down.
UndercoverElephant - Lead O/S - 2005

shark - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/04 with Gav Pike

ali_robb - Sent O/S - Jun/04

Hidden - Lead - Sep/03

tuftynick - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/02

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/01

Hidden - 2000

one fall at the crux! :(
RobSimmo - Lead dog - 23/Jun/99 with Steve Goodens, Jon Berry

kato'sdad - 2nd - 23/Jun/99 with Rob Simpson

sadams - Lead - Oct/98 with John Boyle

ChrisJD - Lead - 01/Nov/97

craig d - 1997

Hidden - TR - 13/Oct/96

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 16/May/96 with mik

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/93

keefe - AltLd - 15/Jul/90 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - AltLd - 15/Jul/90 with keefe

Hidden - 1990

Nick Rundall - 2nd - 1990

Hidden - Lead - 05/Nov/88

stp - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/86

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

Mark Kemball - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/77

mikej - Lead dnf - 28/Jun/69 with Mike Browne

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 107 (1.9%)
Lead56 of 107 (52.3%)
Followed29 of 107 (27.1%)
Toproped5 of 107 (4.7%)
Bouldered1 of 107 (0.9%)
Alt Leads2 of 107 (1.9%)
Unknown12 of 107 (11.2%)

'Climbed'44 of 107 (41.1%)
clean O/S33 of 107 (30.8%)
clean β2 of 107 (1.9%)
clean rpt5 of 107 (4.7%)
clean RP1 of 107 (0.9%)
dogged13 of 107 (12.1%)
dnf9 of 107 (8.4%)