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Flake Crack* HS 4b

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[Dangerous looking beast spotted at the top of Flake Crack, 1 kb]12m. Better than it looks and with tricky moves at the nose - harder for the short who will struggle to reach past the crux. © ROCKFAX
FA. Rupert Brooks 1934

Photo: Dangerous looking beast spotted at the top of Flake Crack © KevinGibbs
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 133 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

martinbettridge06 - 2nd - Mar/14

althesin - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Reds, schristophersmith

Reds - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13 with Althesin, schristophersmith

schristophersmith - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13 with silas feaver, Ian Redfern

Charley Carpenter - Lead O/S - Oct/12 with Steph ward

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/12

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12 with Jonathon Clark

Lukem6 - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Dale, Diane Blything

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/12

Hoyes - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12 with Charles T

john max - Lead - 17/May/12 with Marilyn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Mar/12

PAJames - 2012

Placed terrible gear. Just ignored it and kept going.
AndrewJamesCherry - Lead O/S - 2012

hazeysunshine - 2nd rpt - 16/Oct/11 with GT

charley - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Clare

Mark Salter - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/11 with Gareth Lewis

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Sep/11

sam coward - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Helen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11

daharro1 - TR O/S - 21/Jun/11

daharro - TR - 21/Jun/11

Ewano - Lead O/S - 25/May/11 with Joel Brown

howlingbaboon - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Rob

Not as strenuous as it looks, nice laybacking.
embob - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/11

lozowen - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

jo86 - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

martin one - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Joe

Brannock - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11

Bloody awful
Jeremy Wilton - 2nd dog - 10/Oct/10 with Anne Wynn, Mark Readman

A bit of a fighter, good fun though. 8/10
krikoman - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Anne Wynn, Jez Wilton

Steve J P - 2nd - 05/Sep/10 with BW

Bernie Wylde - Lead - 05/Sep/10 with sp

madasten - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Rich

nice rest on a fist jam.
payeo20 - Lead - 29/Aug/10

ajc - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/10

Excellent. Again better than Apple Arete. harder than Apple Arete
andrea83 - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Peak CC, Saffra

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 31/May/10

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 31/May/10 with Dave

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 16/May/10

jshields - Solo - 12/May/10

mark20 - Lead O/S - 03/May/10

tiga271 - 2nd - 03/May/10 with mark20

Hailed and rained off!
Phil West - Lead dnf - 03/May/10 with Shaun Walby

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/10

migs493 - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with LO

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Apr/10

nickcanute - 2010

bobbarnes00 - Lead β - 12/Sep/09 with Richard Roberts

Much better than it looks - just like it says in the guidebook!
barrylong - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Karl PCC

Karlos - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Random

Hidden - 2009

donkster - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/08

mintcake - 2nd - 24/Jul/08 with Ian

Awkward
Ropeboy - Solo - 26/Apr/08

Jim Walton - 2008

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07 with Trace

SecretSquirrel - 2nd - 06/Oct/07 with Jon_nz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/07

Mtnexploits - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Stu Bertram

steve taylor - 2007

Rampikino - Lead - 11/Jun/06 with MMC Various

thomasholyoak - Lead O/S - Jun/06 with DS

FrankW - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Joe

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/06 with Little Old Lady

John Lisle - 2006

John Lisle - 2006

peturbed at the overhanging block for a while
Alex Mason - Lead - 26/Sep/04 with kieth poskitt

Wet and Slippery under the nose (the route not me!) A route that fights back a bit.
krikoman - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/04 with Kev Gibbs

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/03 with Carmen

Harder than Apple arete!
rob wmc - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/03 with Pete

SteveM - 2nd - 13/Apr/03 with Tobs

tradguy - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/03 with Phil Loasby

Darragh - Mar/03 with Sonja

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 28/Sep/02 with V. Wilson

julian allen - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/02

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/02

Alaric - 2nd - 09/Oct/01 with Syd F

Nick Smith - UKC - Lead - Sep/00

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 21/May/00 with Matt Brennan

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 21/May/00 with Mogadishu Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/00

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

marcoleptic - Lead - 2000 with Ben

Phil West - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/99 with David Atherton

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/99 with Hazel Jonas

Nigel Coe - Lead - 1999 with Ian Smith

dodders - 2nd - 27/Aug/98 with Dick Hargreaves

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/98

martroberts - Solo O/S - 1998

five - Lead O/S - Aug/97

chris sm - 2nd O/S - Jul/97 with Dom Goodridge

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jun/97 with Debbie Wilkinson

timreynolds - Lead - 26/May/97 with Rob Clark

BruceW - Lead O/S - 1997

Yourlead - Lead - 12/Jun/95 with Graham Penny

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/May/95

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/95

Roget - Solo rpt - 27/Jun/92

nai - 2nd - 1992 with Roger Devy

Iain Thow - TR - 28/May/91

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/90

Tony Buckley - Jun/90 with Robert Clark

babymoac - Lead - 26/May/90 with Graeme

Raggar - Lead - 06/May/90 with Steve B

Roget - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/89 with jim

Hidden - Solo - 03/May/85

Hidden - 2nd - 1985

mark-abz - TR - 19/Aug/83

Mark Kemball - Solo - 08/Jan/83

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/81

andy tetsill - Lead - May/80 with Rob Kevan

Hidden - Solo - 30/Mar/80

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1979

Hidden - Solo - 29/Oct/77

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Oct/77

JohnHutch - Lead - 17/Apr/77 with NMR

RichardMc - Solo - 20/Jun/76

greenbuoy - Solo - 15/Jan/72

mikej - Lead - 26/Oct/69 with E

mikej - Solo - 04/May/69 with Wil Hurford

Used to do this nearly every weekend out. One guy had a custom made 'nut' made from a big block of alloy just for this route!
Andy Say - Lead - 1967

mikej - Lead - 26/Dec/66 with Nigel Sumner

mikej - 2nd - 16/Jul/66 with Keith Gegson

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Voting
Total votes cast 58
hard VS0 of 20
VS0 of 20
easy VS3 of 20
hard HS11 of 20
HS6 of 20
easy HS0 of 20
hard S0 of 20
S0 of 20
easy S0 of 20
hard 4c0 of 20
4c0 of 20
easy 4c4 of 20
hard 4b12 of 20
4b3 of 20
easy 4b0 of 20
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Style of ascent

Soloed17 of 133 (12.8%)
Lead66 of 133 (49.6%)
Followed37 of 133 (27.8%)
Toproped4 of 133 (3.0%)
Unknown9 of 133 (6.8%)

'Climbed'65 of 133 (48.9%)
clean O/S61 of 133 (45.9%)
clean β1 of 133 (0.8%)
clean rpt2 of 133 (1.5%)
dogged2 of 133 (1.5%)
dnf2 of 133 (1.5%)