Prince's Crack** HS 4b
13m.

Rockfax Description
From a roofed-in alcove, move left to access the 'Royal Seat' then finish up the steep groove behind. A compelling line. © ROCKFAX


FA. Eric Byne early 1930s 1932
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Dogged to death on Lead before DNF, then climbed on second with my knees. Bit slippy and quite physical. Not the best return to trad!
sjbrook - 2nd RP - 20/Aug/15 with PCC

birthers - 2nd - 16/May/15 with Caroline C

caroline256 - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Tom B

Budge - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/15 with Ade

Getting pretty wet by this point. Was told it was only a severe. Several stops to dry the rock and my shoes to try and get some purchase. Had my first bit of gear pop out, whoops.
Chris Oldfield - Lead dog - 08/Mar/15 with James Buckley

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

AJ007 - 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

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/05

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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