Tar's Crack* VD
8m. The steep crack is awkward to enter, bridging works best. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: All trad climbs at Birchen Edge.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 390 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

migs493 - Lead rpt - 01/Nov/14

MBano - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/14

philgriffiths - 2nd - 18/Oct/14 with Matt Bano

summerse - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Charli Wisbey

Larey - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/14

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 30/Aug/14

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/14 with Kamil

OliverRoss - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo - 03/Aug/14

RossCallender - Solo - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - TR - 26/Jul/14

ht543 - 2nd - 17/Jul/14 with Krish

rohai545 - Lead - 17/Jul/14 with Helen

Mr Christian - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/14

MLH - Lead β - 09/Jul/14 with Andy L-H

Mayaculpa - Solo - 29/Jun/14 with dbm

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14

kwickfit - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Andrew Gregson

climbingfoetus - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with andy tyerman

peter.ravenscroft27 - Solo - 24/Jun/14

AndyRogers - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with MLH

MLH - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Andy Rogers

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/14

adepickup - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14

alan.phobos - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/May/14

adam carless - Solo rpt - 05/May/14

Blueso - Solo - 02/May/14 with Felipe Wigster, Jezz, Anna

Jonny Harrison - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/14 with Hugh smith and scotty maylead

jamesclimbing - Solo - 13/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

No gear!
Karlos - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/14 with Joe Norris

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/14

Hidden - Solo - 11/Mar/14

Alex_Derbyshire - Lead - 06/Mar/14

meltdown34 - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/14 with Doug

Trad Second (VDiff)
Doug91 - 2nd O/S - 23/Feb/14 with Matt

lloydellis93 - Solo - Feb/14

lloydellis93 - Lead - Jan/14 with Jon Holmes

mky77 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

Jim Brownlow - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Jodie Wood

Hidden - Solo - 14/Sep/13

Nick F Smith - Solo - 05/Sep/13 with Becky

the_liquorice_man - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13 with Leah Cameron

amorousbadger - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/13 with Matt Bark

Neil Henson - Solo rpt - 11/Jul/13

mfisher - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/13

Gerry_Doncaster - Solo - 24/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/13

jason smeeth - 2nd - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13

dpiddock - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with James C

matbrown333 - Solo - Jun/13

Blueso - Solo O/S - 26/May/13 with Anna

B4tgirl - Solo - 26/May/13 with Tony

Ben_Megson - 2nd - 25/May/13

funkyvin1 - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/13

nogoodgrice - Solo rpt - 21/Apr/13

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 19/Apr/13

johngriffin - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13

PeteWilson - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/13

Prof. Outdoors - 2nd - 05/Mar/13 with Lorna

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 02/Mar/13

Hidden - 2013

stev1e.wilso - Lead - 18/Nov/12 with Rosie

Rozzlarr1992 - 2nd - 18/Nov/12 with Dad

edordead - Solo - 17/Nov/12

Difficult start unless you're tall.
MikeLell - Lead - 17/Nov/12

katyc - Solo - 11/Nov/12

phleppy - Solo - 20/Oct/12

Webster - Solo - 18/Oct/12

Benn A - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/12

Strachan - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12

john max - Lead - 11/Sep/12 with Bob Brown

Hidden - Solo - 10/Sep/12

gronbech - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/12

Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Harry Yarrow

yarrow - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Ross.Cooper

SuperstarDJ - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Katarzyna Bonenberg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

mikestr555 - Lead - 19/Aug/12

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 18/Aug/12

jaxxman - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with xjz89

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo - 27/Jul/12

atom - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Richard Sharpe, Lee Parker

Wayne S - Lead - 20/Jul/12

Hidden - Sent O/S - 14/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo - 12/Jul/12

Looks like it would be fun to offwidth but doesn't really lend itself to this.
Jimbo C - Solo O/S - 01/Jul/12

David Carpenter - TR O/S - 27/Jun/12 with C Howard

Nicholas Livesey - Lead - 10/Jun/12 with Lucie Sedlarova

scree - Lead - 10/Jun/12 with Emma

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12

GermanAlex - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/12

Neil Henson - Solo O/S - 29/May/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

Theantoff - Lead O/S - 19/May/12 with Claire Heenan

timmyhobby - Solo O/S - 18/May/12

Easy warmup boulder problem.
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

Thony - Lead O/S - 08/May/12 with Charlotte

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

howiebartrip - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Chris Hillier

rachchanter - Lead - 05/May/12

JamesKing817 - 2nd - 27/Mar/12

JonnyW - Lead - 18/Mar/12 with Richard Ashworth

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Mar/12

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/12 with -

Colin3859 - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with allen gibson

Allen3859 - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with Colin Bushell

Daymo - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Tom Lawson, Tom

tomparrott - Solo - 10/Mar/12 with Daymo

Hidden - Solo rpt - 26/Feb/12

ryansb90 - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Rhianne YSJ, Ben Allen

stev1e.wilso - Lead - 07/Jan/12 with Dylan

bigbadbob12345 - 2nd - 07/Jan/12 with Steve Wilson

Hidden - Solo - 2012

PAJames - 2012

tinyali - Lead O/S - 25/Nov/11 with Scott Hill

scott.hill - 2nd - 25/Nov/11 with Alisa

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/11

Dan Vaj - TR O/S - 09/Oct/11 with Amanda Vajzovic

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/11

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/11

gemmasimpson77 - TR O/S - 03/Sep/11 with Pete

Solo with rope as the 1st 10 foot is the hard bit!!!
pete_81 - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/11 with Gemma

naughtybadboy - Lead - 21/Aug/11 with Vic Chambers

Low Roller 1-1 - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with purewhitewave

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/11

sam coward - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Helen

schristophersmith - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/11 with silas feaver

althesin - 2nd - 11/Aug/11 with schristophersmith

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/11

KatieG - 2nd - 24/Jul/11 with James Wyatt

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/11

Danny Crump - Solo - 22/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/11

hcaw - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Faunsia Tucker

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 21/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/11

PieMan - Solo O/S - 15/May/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/May/11

jasoncash - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Charlie O'Brien

Mark Wilson23 - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11

peter myers - Solo - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent O/S - 02/Apr/11

pebblespanker - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Rich Williams

ronmcdonald - TR O/S - Apr/11

Chris46 - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Oliver

Oliver46 - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Chris

Lenny - 2nd - 20/Mar/11 with Paul

climbing_wiggy - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Jo, Leon

Hidden - TR O/S - 20/Mar/11

Rob84 - Solo O/S - 08/Mar/11

mwatson - 2011

hetaher - Solo - 19/Oct/10 with Bea

Hidden - Solo - 19/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

mattwyles1 - Solo - 02/Oct/10 with Ellie, Joe

tiga271 - Solo - 17/Sep/10

rob101 - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/10 with mike phillips

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/10

Howard J - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/10 with Jeff Burgum

Martin McPhillie - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Katie Simmons

Andrew Bangs - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Dad

Kingsjester - 2nd - 24/Jul/10 with Matt Thomas

matthomas79 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Kingsjester

PaulGreenhead - Solo - 18/Jul/10 with J D Fisher, Kirsty

Kirsty - Solo - 18/Jul/10 with PaulGreenhead

edd rab - Solo rpt - 06/Jul/10

tony wood - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/10

Tom Campbell - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/10

edd rab - Solo rpt - 18/Jun/10

P Rogers - Lead O/S - Jun/10 with matty

RalphC - Lead - 30/May/10 with Caroline

Hidden - Lead - 09/May/10

cinders fell, screwed knee and wet into shock! went proper yellow like the simpsons!!
kirky_p - Lead - 05/May/10

williamsd79 - Lead O/S - 03/May/10

jmjw - Solo - 02/May/10 with Tim R

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/10

bullybones - Solo - 23/Apr/10

JamesRich - TR - 10/Apr/10

Katharine.eaton - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/10

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/10

migs493 - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/10

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Christian Minett

ill_bill - 2nd - 04/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 28/Mar/10

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 21/Mar/10

jamespilgrim - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/10 with fivestar

fivestar - 2nd - 06/Feb/10 with James Pilgrim

robjc89 - Lead rpt - Feb/10 with Adam Takacs

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Dec/09

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 31/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 31/Oct/09

MPSBunny - Solo O/S - 21/Oct/09

richorme - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09

barrylong - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/09

Hidden - TR - 26/Sep/09

antmorgan1991 - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/09

charley - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/09

Tithe Technique - 2nd - 06/Sep/09 with Geoff Burrows, Peter Ziak, Ange, Steve Fletcher

Easy peasy but no gear til near the top...wasn't really worth putting in to be honest. A solo in essence.
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Kevin Tithe

chumleywarner - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09 with Kevin Tithe

Hidden - Solo - 05/Sep/09

markburgin83 - Solo - 30/Aug/09 with TonyBBBB

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/09

Milne - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/09 with tom allsop

Jon Dittman - Solo - 09/Aug/09

robjc89 - 2nd O/S - Aug/09 with Tom Houston

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/09

pffft - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Kylie Richards

Kylie - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Juniper

fatbuoybazza - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with liv_the_div

Reds - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/09

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 12/Jun/09

J R R Hartley - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Sarah Clough

jwpil - Solo O/S - 11/May/09

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 10/May/09

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

Malcolm Tucker's Sweary Aunt - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09 with Phil & Andy

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/09

thrutch - Solo O/S - 02/May/09

PanzerHanzler - Solo rpt - 12/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo - 05/Apr/09

Pilch - Solo - 04/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead - 22/Mar/09

JohnHutch - Solo - 18/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/09

Em White - 2nd - 06/Feb/09 with James

mark20 - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/09

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Lewis Stewart - Solo O/S - 2009 with Dan, Phil, Claire and Eddie

D Berry - Solo O/S - 24/Dec/08

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 23/Dec/08 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/08

jl - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/08 with A School Group

gnat - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Ali Palmer

Hammy - Solo - 11/Sep/08

andybeanland - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/08 with Dad

whiting.jp - Solo rpt - 25/Aug/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/08

phshw - 2nd β - 20/Aug/08 with Jon

John Eley - Lead O/S - Aug/08

James Moyle - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/08

benman - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/08

RiPomc - Lead - 11/May/08 with Julie Cooke & Nick Gardiner

A bit of a grunt to get onto!
JCookie - 2nd - 11/May/08 with Richard Plater, Nick Gardiner

naine - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with janina

Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/May/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/08

With SP
PenJD - Solo - 16/Mar/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/08

ug99018 - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/08 with Andy Kegan

Pilch - Solo O/S - 03/Feb/08

Philsy - Lead - 03/Feb/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Jan/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/07

Allan Young - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/07 with Steve Turner

sargy - Lead O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Alice Woodhouse

Irk the Purist - Solo O/S - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/07

Eddie_b - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/07 with Ant

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/07

Antbrown - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/07 with Eddie

AlastairB - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with Sarah Ford

Ben Hollands - Lead - 31/Aug/07 with Wendy Anderson

tommcdonna - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/07 with Jonno Cox

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/07

Retroman3 - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/07 with Yan

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/07

Powder Puff Girl - TR O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Los Rab

popebenedictus - TR O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Laurence Rab

edd rab - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Loz and seb Rab

seb rab - TR O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Edd Rab

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Jun/07

GiveHerHelen - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/07 with Andre K

Jonny M - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Andre Knirsch

PondLife - Solo - 02/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/07

The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/07

chrisrogers - Solo O/S - Apr/07 with Steve R

jimjimmyjimjim - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/07

Alfredo - Solo - Mar/07

Hidden - 2007

whiting.jp - Solo O/S - 29/Oct/06

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Oct/06

Ben1983 - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/06

Scally - Solo - Sep/06 with Maggie

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jul/06

baldcoder - Solo - 30/Jun/06

PanzerHanzler - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/06 with David Rafe

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - Solo rpt - 10/Apr/06

Rampikino - Lead - 09/Apr/06 with MMC Various

colin milton - Solo - 26/Mar/06

tatz45 - Solo O/S - Feb/06

ChrisBrooke - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/06

John Lisle - 2006

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

tiga271 - Solo - 2006 with Dave

donkster - Lead O/S - Sep/05

Dane - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/05 with Gary

Hidden - Solo - 04/Aug/05

darren1 - 01/Aug/05

Dave Mason - Solo - Aug/05

joeoutdoors - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/05 with Chris Spicer

ron244 - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/05 with Louise Wolfenden

victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 04/May/05

Nicos - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/05 with solo

Hidden - Solo - 09/Mar/05

Hidden - 2005

smudge - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/04

OffshoreAndy - Solo - 03/Aug/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/04

samwelli - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/04

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - 2004

maria85 - Lead - 2004

Hidden - Solo - 25/Oct/03

Stefan Kruger - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/03

Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/03

CJC - TR O/S - 12/Jun/03 with Ra

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/May/03

SteveM - Solo - 21/Apr/03

Hidden - Solo - 06/Apr/03

chrishedgehog - Solo - 25/Feb/03

LankyPaddy - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/03

Monk - 2003

nige pacer - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/02

Ander - Lead - 19/Jul/02 with Kev

Phil West - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/02

Hidden - Solo - 24/Mar/02

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 28/Aug/01

Hidden - Solo - Apr/00

rocktigger - Solo O/S - Jun/99

Andy Fielding - Solo - 02/May/99

Ian Archer - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/98

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/98

ajoliver - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/98

Tony Buckley - Apr/97 with Tony Jinks

crater - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/96

dp1 - 2nd - 27/Aug/95 with Lee Cave

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 1995

adam carless - Solo - 1995

mikej - Solo - 08/Aug/93 with M

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/92

craig h - Solo O/S - 29/Apr/90

tapley - Solo - Aug/89

Laramadness - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/89

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Jan/88

Roget - Solo O/S - 1988

Iain Thow - Solo - 14/Sep/87

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/87

Hidden - 1987

johnwright - Solo - 06/Sep/86

babymoac - Solo - 26/Oct/85

Hidden - Solo - 21/Apr/83

Ena - Solo - Sep/82

mark-abz - Solo - 01/Jun/82

1980's
CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 1980

Hammy - Solo - 19/Aug/77 with Jonathon Stacey

Chris Ellis - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/76

mikej - Solo - 03/Jan/76

petemeads - Solo - 1976

RichardMc - Solo - 19/Oct/75

mikej - Solo - 13/May/73

Andy Say - Solo - 1971

mikej - Solo - 31/Aug/70 with E

mikej - Solo - 28/Nov/64 with David Short

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Davie Thomson, WRMusall

Voting
Total votes cast 44
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HVD0 of 25
easy HVD1 of 25
hard VD2 of 25
VD17 of 25
easy VD2 of 25
hard HD3 of 25
HD0 of 25
easy HD0 of 25
3 Stars0 of 19
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