Cabbage Crack** E4 6a

Rockfax Description
The crack-line right of Helmut provides a fine workout. Steep and well-protected, the name is somewhat misleading as the crack is seldom used by those in the know! © ROCKFAX

FA. Tom Proctor, John Kirk 1979. Previously aided.

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This climb is in 78 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Hidden - TR O/S - 10/Sep/15

oread - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/15

bigdrew - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/15 with Ian Milward

markalmack - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/15 with will

Fantastick route, never thorte I wold be Abel to climb things like this:-) next time Oliver.
Andy Peak 1 - Lead O/S - 26/May/15 with Pete o Donovan

So hot. I was sweating bucket loads the whole way up. Messed it up trying to get to the peg and fell off, then had a rest at the peg. Really good, but don't go and do this when it is in the full summer sun!!
Duncan Campbell - Lead dog - 22/Jul/14 with Rach

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14 with Robin

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/14 with Tim Newton

3rd E4 lead of the day. Having already got mega pumped on wee doris and taking an age on pickpocket I was well tired before I set off. At the crux my footwork let me down somewhat, my forearms felt like they might burst and I was rather panic stricken as I was too tired to place much gear. Fortunately, I clawed up it
tim newton - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/14 with rachel slater

quick rest on the rope - if I didn't wimp out it would have been fine..
bigdrew - Lead dog - 01/Jun/14 with Dan

Hidden - 15/May/14

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Aug/13

samt - 2013

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12

valecoastclimber - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12

Gutted to fall off this but I don't have any excuses this time - this was just too hard for me! The climbing felt at least 7a, but there is a lot of bomber gear which makes it stiff E4.
Joughton - Lead dog - 26/Jun/12

Dave Turnbull, BMC - TR - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - May/12

the shame.
gregoritos - Lead dog - 18/Mar/12

stephenhartley - 2nd RP - 2012 with Burns

6x on shunt, have led in past
Dave Turnbull, BMC - TR - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - Jul/11

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

tuftynick - 2nd rpt - 24/May/11 with ben winston, rich cross

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/11

got all the moves and in 2 overlapping halves
alasdair19 - 2011

One fall at the second overlap.
kingholmesy - Lead dog - 2011 with OffshoreAndy

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/Aug/10

dav - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Gill B

jamiev - 2nd dog - 13/Jun/10 with Tom Lewis

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09

Loads of 7a's easier than this. Took 4 falls, lowered, rested, did it.
ian caton - Lead dog - 04/Oct/09 with Abi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/09

duzinga - 2nd dog - 15/Aug/09 with Pete Harris

Fell twice figuring out the first overlap. Nearly fell above the second overlap, but hung on just. Felt like my hardest lead to date, though technically i've done harder...
Dave Warburton - Lead G/U - 14/Aug/09 with Franco Cookson

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd O/S - Jul/09 with Ellis Ash

DavidEvans - 2nd - 29/Jun/09 with Jules Vulliamy

steve_biczyk - TR β - 16/Jun/09 with Keith & Mark

Seen steve climb this before, but, really it was anti-beta cos he made it look hard and i cruised it.
Alex Mason - Lead β - 13/Jun/09 with Nick Rabb

had just belayed dave. On his runners as I recall.
Franco Cookson OLD - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with David Warburton

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2nd - 20/May/09 with Nic Sellers

Gear in & only cleanish.
Brown - Lead β - 02/Apr/09 with Henry

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Al

JulesV - Lead rpt - 2009 with dave evans

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

fizzy_elephant - TR - 29/Jul/08 with Lloyd Betsworth

A bit physical, but fairly straightforward and easy to read.
Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 14/May/08 with Phil Leng

morganator - 2nd - 12/May/08 with Neil McAdie

Al Evans - 2008

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - TR - 05/Sep/07 with Cavey, Leo and Kevin

philhilo - 2nd dog - 2007 with brian rodgers

Dave Bond - Lead β - 28/Aug/06 with Tim Banton

Boy - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 2004

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2002

Steve Bell - Lead O/S - 23/May/99 with Geoff Radcliffe

ChrisJD - 2nd - 19/Jul/97 with AlB

phardman - 2nd - 08/Jul/97 with Guy Maddox

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Jun/96

Roget - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/95 with jon

robyn1 - 1993

Billg - Lead O/S - 1992

Desperate. Practised loads and then repeated often.
Ian Jones - Lead RP - 1992 with Stevie Haston, Neil Molnar (Noddy), Tom Jones

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Jan/90

Stoney Boy - Lead - 07/Apr/88

Hidden - Lead - 1988

shark - Lead - 20/May/87

Hidden - 1987

keefe - 28/Sep/86

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 03/May/86 with Pete Kirton

A messy ascent from both of us. The crux was wet.
Dave Musgrove - 2nd dog - 1986 with Kim Greenald

sadams - Lead - 16/Jul/85 with Kevin Edwards

shark - TR - 03/May/85 with Phill Dickens

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 28/Jun/83 with Paul Clark

derekb - Lead - 1979

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