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Blue Light's Crack** E1 5b

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16m. The wide corner is a titanic struggle for most, wedging-a-way up is the only option though those with strong arms and little imagination can layback, though hey may end up shitting blue lights as the top approaches. For those who haven't had enough Green Streak is a finish up the hanging crack in right wall reached by a gritty hand traverse © ROCKFAX
FA. Don Whillans 1948/Steve Bancroft 1973

Ticklists: Gritstone's finest gruesome and damaging struggles, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Wide Cracks, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans.

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This climb is in 14 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

andi turner - 2013

Frank the Husky - 2013

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Jim

Absolutely exhausting and lost a fair amount of blood in the process. Never again.
Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Graeme

1st groundfall from halfway. Ouch.
Alex Thompson - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/11 with Dreadlocks Chris

walts4 - 2011

Pete Graham - Lead - 11/May/08 with James Fleming

I rather stupidly followed Chris Craggs' advice and tried to off-width the crack, but collapsed in exhaustion after only a couple of metres. Laybacked it easily on my second attempt. The final traverse & top handcrack ('The Green Streak') was pretty scary with some dodgy holds and a general lack of gear! Felt harder than the main route.
Nick Smith - UKC - Lead RP - Sep/03 with Thea Williams

charlesmfrench - Lead - 13/Jul/02

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 06/May/95 with Matt Hirst

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/93 with mik

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/90

David Smith - 2nd - 1984

E1!!!! This was only VS in the old guide when I did this in the 70's.
Sean Kelly - 1977 with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford

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