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Prince's Crack* S 4a

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14m. From a roofed-in alcove move left to access the ‘Royal Seat’ then finish up the steep groove behind and right. © ROCKFAX
FA. Eric Byne early 1930s 1932
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This climb is in 85 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

thrutch - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Sven

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Sep/13

Didn't find the start too bad (I could reach the good holds), but the finishing cracks seemed hard and sustained 4b. Maybe I missed something. Felt like top end HS 4b, certainly not S 4b as in the guidebook.
Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Graeme Hammond - Solo rpt - 25/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Sep/12

good value
pebbles - 2nd - 26/May/12 with alastair, dave shield

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/12

Massively dogged. Gets HS 4b in Eastern Grit, and is good value even at that.
Harri777 - Lead - 12/May/12 with Naomi

Nice moves from under the overhang :-) Definitely HS though!
NB Pixel - 2nd O/S - 12/May/12 with Harri!

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/12

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Chris Haynes

Hard for the grade, poss HS 4b? good to finish it in one.
dbarmbs - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/11 with Duncan Beard

Dibdawg - Solo O/S - 27/May/11

drysori - 2nd - 30/Apr/11 with Gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11

lozowen - Solo - 29/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

flick - 2011

nick ferro - 13/Nov/10

HS in rockfax-I'd give it that. Good route.
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/10 with Saffra

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Gary, Olly

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10

mol - Lead - 25/Apr/10 with Jesse

Jesse Dufton - 2nd - 25/Apr/10 with Molly Thompson

Creep_pea - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Tom

stewieatb - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with joel182

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Apr/10

Ken Taylor - 2010

Hidden - Solo - 28/Sep/09

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Patrick Daniel

jcurley - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/09 with Mike Buddle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with Colin Imrie, Steve Wade

Looked well mossy, but had surprisingly good holds in the right places, a good, steep finish, and overall very satisfying.
barrylong - Lead O/S - 15/May/08 with Phil from Peak CC

007 big d - 2nd - 21/Apr/07 with mark

markhilton - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07

Adam Moroz - Lead - 2007

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Sue

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 25/Apr/05 with Nicola Pettit

Nicos - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/05 with mum

nickdonohue - 2nd - 21/Jun/03 with Jim Barradale, Kath Donohue

Phil West - 2nd - 20/Apr/03 with Chris Tan & Wingnut

Peakology - Lead O/S - 2003 with cat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 2003 with Dom

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Sep/00

five - Lead O/S - Jul/00

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 2000 with Clare

kato'sdad - Lead - 2000 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - 2nd - 2000 with Jon Berry

Roget - Solo rpt - 22/Nov/98

BruceW - Lead O/S - 1997

Hidden - Solo - 16/Sep/90

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/90

Roget - Lead O/S - 1989 with jim

BigHairyIan - 2nd O/S - 28/Mar/88 with Tufty (Stewart Moffat)

Tom V - 1987

Dave Musgrove - 13/Apr/86 with Kim Greenald

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/85

rogerskews - Lead - 23/Jun/85 with Jane Holmes

babymoac - 30/Jan/82

babymoac - 30/Jan/82 with MTW & Paul R

malc - Lead - 1981

andy tetsill - Lead - Sep/80 with Rob Kevan

Hidden - Solo - 20/Jun/80

Nigel Bond - Lead - 31/May/77 with Tony Cuddy

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jan/77

RichardMc - Lead - 16/Nov/75 with Unknown

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 31/Aug/75 with Nick Gregory

Andy Say - Lead - 1973

mikej - Solo - 01/Jun/71 with Wil Hurford

mikej - Solo - 08/Jun/69 with Alan Booth, Mike Browne

mikej - Solo - 31/May/69 with E

mikej - Solo - 02/Jul/67 with Nigel Sumner

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

mikej - Lead - 09/Jul/66 with Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner

mikej - Solo - 23/Apr/66 with Dave Williams, Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner

mikej - Solo - 10/Oct/65 with Howard Furguson

mikej - TR - 14/Sep/65 with Ted Markham

mikej - 2nd dnf - 05/Jan/65 with Barrie Dixon

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Voting
Total votes cast 40
hard HS1 of 15
HS1 of 15
easy HS9 of 15
hard S2 of 15
S2 of 15
easy S0 of 15
hard HVD0 of 15
HVD0 of 15
easy HVD0 of 15
hard 4b1 of 14
4b2 of 14
easy 4b9 of 14
hard 4a1 of 14
4a1 of 14
easy 4a0 of 14
hard 3c0 of 14
3c0 of 14
easy 3c0 of 14
3 Stars0 of 11
2 Stars6 of 11
1 Star5 of 11
0 Stars0 of 11
Bag of .....0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed17 of 85 (20.0%)
Lead38 of 85 (44.7%)
Followed22 of 85 (25.9%)
Toproped1 of 85 (1.2%)
Unknown7 of 85 (8.2%)

'Climbed'46 of 85 (54.1%)
clean O/S35 of 85 (41.2%)
clean rpt2 of 85 (2.4%)
dogged1 of 85 (1.2%)
dnf1 of 85 (1.2%)