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Left-hand Pillar Crack** E1 5b

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[Jon on Left-Hand Pillar Crack E1 5b at Gardoms, 3 kb]10m. An excellent crack climb which is well worth the walk-in. Once established on the upper flake a desperate search for footholds proves to be the crux. © ROCKFAX
FA. Allan Austin 1956

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties.

Photo: Jon on Left-Hand Pillar Crack E1 5b at Gardoms © PeteWilson
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This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/13

Tough but gear all the way if you can place it
harold walmsley - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Colin Struthers

Need to come back for this without first warmin up on the neighbourin route!!
fatbuoybazza - Lead dnf - 28/Jul/12 with liv_the_div

Loved it!! Massive long layback slimy slippy feet on green algea. Not too pumped though.
A Crawford - TR - 07/May/12

Excellent route, thanks for the tight rope Dave!!!
Whealiebob - 2nd O/S - 25/Oct/11 with Dave Saxby, Terry

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/11

btc - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with ian lovatt

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11

Hard and a bit precarious at times but really good despite appearing a little green!
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Lauren Foster, Paul

Bit green but sublime moves through the crux switching from laybacks and jams as required. Pity it's very short really
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

nickcanute - 2010

Hidden - Lead dnf - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09

Burly!
jeffsheard - TR O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Sarah Davis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/09

Hidden - 2008

desperate
rayash - 2nd - 27/Aug/07 with fenclimb

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Aug/07

Xav - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/05

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/04

bloody hard ! top gear though, dogged to death
lithos - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/03 with Andy Birtwistle

julian allen - TR - 18/Apr/03

Nigel Coe - Lead - 22/Mar/03 with Mike Harris

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/02

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

mikej - TR - 14/May/00 with Nick Salmon

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - May/99

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Aug/98 with Dave Slater

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/98 with Jamie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/97

Hidden - Lead - 15/Sep/96

Roget - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/94

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 17/May/92 with Nige Shaw

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/91

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jun/91

babymoac - TR - 26/May/90 with Graeme

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/89

Hidden - TR - 1985

mark-abz - TR - 31/Aug/83

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/79

mikej - Lead dnf - 26/Jan/69 with Wil Hurford

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

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Steve Waters, Mynydd, Hidden, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 52
hard E20 of 17
E20 of 17
easy E21 of 17
hard E112 of 17
E14 of 17
easy E10 of 17
hard HVS0 of 17
HVS0 of 17
easy HVS0 of 17
hard 5c0 of 18
5c0 of 18
easy 5c2 of 18
hard 5b2 of 18
5b14 of 18
easy 5b0 of 18
hard 5a0 of 18
5a0 of 18
easy 5a0 of 18
3 Stars0 of 17
2 Stars14 of 17
1 Star3 of 17
0 Stars0 of 17
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 46 (2.2%)
Lead25 of 46 (54.3%)
Followed9 of 46 (19.6%)
Toproped8 of 46 (17.4%)
Unknown3 of 46 (6.5%)

'Climbed'22 of 46 (47.8%)
clean O/S19 of 46 (41.3%)
clean RP1 of 46 (2.2%)
dogged1 of 46 (2.2%)
dnf3 of 46 (6.5%)