Main Crack* VS 4c
[Matt having a bit of a mare on Main Crack!, 2 kb]16m.

Rockfax Description
16m. The left-hand of the trio of cracks is of an awkward width throughout and, to add to the fun, the exit is tricky too. © ROCKFAX

FA. Joe Brown 1950s 1955

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Staffordshire Grit Challenge - Brown-Whillans Day Out.

Photo: Matt having a bit of a mare on Main Crack! © Bloke on a Rope
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This climb is in 32 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

John Higgs - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/15 with Andy Morley

Hidden - Lead - 10/Nov/14

gavster - 2nd dog - 05/Oct/14 with kev

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Gavin Pownall

Very classic!
Mark Warnett - Lead O/S - Sep/14

soph - Lead β - 23/Jul/14 with Lindy Smith

31/31. It was unplanned but remarkably appropriate that the last route of the day was squirming up a sqeeze chimney to the narrow slit of daylight above. Topping out into the sun was very satisfying; knowing it was over even more so!
Nick Russell - 2nd - 21/Jul/14 with Alex Winter

31 on Staffordshire nose. 5:20pm.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Nick

robertcrawshaw - TR O/S - 01/Jul/14

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

dan gibson - 29/Jun/14 with michael porter

Very good value almost fell out of the start offwidth - maybe should have used chicken wing. Interesting top section as well!
monsteratt - Lead O/S - 07/Dec/13 with Nick Whimster, Andrew Abraham

This was a bit of a mission, an adventure and a quest all in one
Andrew Abraham - Lead O/S - 07/Dec/13 with Nick Whimster, Clement Attwood

Climbster - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Ian

Bloke on a Rope - 2nd β - 31/Aug/13 with Matt

andi turner - AltLd - 22/Jul/13 with pete bridgwood

Brown - Lead - 22/Sep/12 with Andy R

Didn't finish. Fail!
Daymo - Lead dnf - 22/Jul/12 with Len Oakes

sambosanquet101 - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Martin Jones

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jul/12

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

trants1 - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with deklan

keith leonard - 2011

Hidden - Lead dog - 2011

hotfeet - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Alex Pond

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Nigel Coe - Lead - 01/Oct/00 with Dick Hanson

Roget - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/91

Nigel Bond - Lead - 20/May/84 with Charlie Leverton

tapley - AltLd - 28/Aug/74 with Dave Shepherd

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
DanChad, hthom, Leo Choi, SuperLee1985

Total votes cast 31
hard HVS0 of 13
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easy HVS6 of 13
hard VS4 of 13
VS3 of 13
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HS0 of 13
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5a1 of 9
easy 5a6 of 9
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