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Alcatraz* E1 5b

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12m. Climb the groove to a roof then make bold moves out right to enter and climb the crack on better holds. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dave Salt 1968

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pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/14 with Pete Cawley

First real gritstone E1 onsight, was so pleased to get this! Found it quite sustained and placing gear a bit pumpy, but then again I did kinda lace it with gear!
Tala M - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14 with Mike Brookes

mcb - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14 with Miles Ridley

andybirtwistle - Lead - 03/Aug/13 with Keith Lonsdale

Mike W - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13

augustus trout - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Mike Whitehurst

masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Mitch

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/12

Beta: watched Will climb the first part
Nick Russell - Lead β - 07/Jul/12

Good. Doesn't look it.
Alex Winter - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with Jake and Niels

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

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Richard Williams

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/11

Stevepg - 2nd - 06/Aug/11 with Olly, Simon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11

run out off width at the top - took ages to get the four feet up it to reach the finishing slopers...
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Remus Knowles

Wet and greasy, but strangely ok
chrisbussell - 2nd - 19/Jul/11 with Tim O'Neill

Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/11 with dan geh

simonward - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11

lukea - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with dan

djking1983 - 2nd O/S - 13/Dec/10 with Rich Brammall

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with tim parkinson

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Sep/10

ldadams - 2nd - 02/Sep/10

Matt10 - 2nd - 02/Sep/10 with ldadams

Fine climb. Nice move with good holds over the overhang. The crack was a bit fiddly but not too hard to work out in the end. Temp was 27deg so didn't fancy the slopers at the top - instead opted to shimmy gracefully up the wider crack!
Irn Bruce - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Ian Jenkins

just after shafmans epic fall!
jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

shafiq lalloo - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/10 with jacobjacob

donkster - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10 with ben

cooper leek - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10 with donk

Still can't crack climb
MattT88 - Lead dnf - 12/Oct/09 with Alex Maggs

daveagriff - 2nd - 18/Jun/09 with Tom Hemmings

first E1!!
hembug - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/09 with dave

Anthony Allsopp - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Sandy Holford

Sandy Holford - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09 with Anthony Allsopp

self belay on shunt
frume - TR O/S - 02/May/09 with Myself

HamishD - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Luke Lindsay

jcurley - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/08 with Mike Buddle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/08

Hidden - 2008

simoncov - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Simon Chetwynd

mark s - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/04

Hidden - 2003

Roget - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/92 with baccy

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/79

Voting
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hard E11 of 14
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easy E15 of 14
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5c0 of 14
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hard 5b0 of 14
5b9 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 50 (2.0%)
Lead27 of 50 (54.0%)
Followed18 of 50 (36.0%)
Toproped1 of 50 (2.0%)
Unknown3 of 50 (6.0%)

'Climbed'13 of 50 (26.0%)
clean O/S33 of 50 (66.0%)
clean β1 of 50 (2.0%)
clean rpt1 of 50 (2.0%)
dogged1 of 50 (2.0%)
dnf1 of 50 (2.0%)