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Supernatural* VS 4b

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[Superb crack of Supernatural - VS 4b, 2 kb]A long crack-line in a very impressive, smooth-looking wall. Start at a hanging stance at the start of the crack. There used to be a ledge at this point but it has now been reported to have fallen off. 30m. Climb the interesting crack all the way back to the top, taking care with loose ground on the finish. © ROCKFAX

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Photo: Superb crack of Supernatural - VS 4b © Brian H
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This climb is in 43 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Superb line and very well protected.
Brian H - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Andrea

Lovely climb, lots of gear, medium sized cams useful++. Serious situation but climbing felt straight forward for the grade. A good VS lead for Hamish to get on.
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Brian Hannon

alice fuller - Lead β - 18/Jun/14 with kafoozalem

Very atmospheric! Full on at VS, with an uncomfortable hanging belay and serious position. But the climb is amazing! A very striking sustained crackline, quite technical too.
Alex the Alex - 2nd - 18/May/14 with Robin

Great Climb, good protection but you need loads of friends, does not take nuts that well.. Lovely climbing in a very atmospheric place, a bit harder than 4b in some places but stunning crag all teh way up. It gets easier close to the top but the very end top is very loose so good thing the abseil rope is there.
PilarMartinez - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with TheCherokee

Hidden - Lead - May/14

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Superb route. Poss the best VS I have done. Original ledge at the level of the flake has gone. Now smaller ledge 3m below the good gear in the flake crack. 5a moves up to base of the crack.
philhilo - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Helen E

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/11

Amazing climb. If you need a definition of what a crack is, this is it. Harder than 4b in places but well protected. Be warned though, if you knock the loose stuff off at the top it drops straight onto the belayers stance at the bottom.
Dilwat - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with dready

what a crack outstanding! not so keen on the hanging belay tho but was worth it
dready - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/11 with dillwat

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/11

Dave Heaton - Lead - 04/May/11 with James Forbes

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/11

Brilliant. Great climbing, up a strong line in a super-atmospheric situation. Take lots of big nuts and hexes!
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with crossdressingrodney

Really excellent route. Steep and well protected. Probably helps if you can jam a little.
crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with victim of mathematics

jakenichol - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/10

nickstephens - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Ben Sutton

cornishben - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/10 with Nick Stephens

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09

lrandall - 2nd - Jun/09 with Alan D

erinbastian - 2nd - 23/Apr/09 with James Forbes

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

A great line, pretty hard for the grade but surrounded by formidable cliffs. Take an ab rope and tie onto it at the top. Remember to bring your slab technique, this is not granite!
perranman - 05/Aug/08

Master Chief - 2nd O/S - 13/Dec/07 with Jeremy and Dom

jgclimb - Lead - 13/Dec/07 with tom dom

Sustained 4b with some 4c moves as well. Worth 2 stars. great line, shame about the shitty top part
The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 23/May/07 with Fiend

Very hungover, dave was sick on the belay ledge!
JackMountains - Lead dog - 28/Apr/07 with David Hakes

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jun/04

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jun/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/04

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Oct/02

kp64zl - 2nd - Jul/02 with Simon M, David H

nickdonohue - Lead - 14/Sep/99 with Mike Thorpe

First time of many repeats, a superb climb.
nickdonohue - Lead - 27/Mar/99 with Ashley Hold

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/78

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 52
hard HVS0 of 17
HVS0 of 17
easy HVS2 of 17
hard VS3 of 17
VS12 of 17
easy VS0 of 17
hard HS0 of 17
HS0 of 17
easy HS0 of 17
hard 4c0 of 17
4c2 of 17
easy 4c10 of 17
hard 4b0 of 17
4b5 of 17
easy 4b0 of 17
hard 4a0 of 17
4a0 of 17
easy 4a0 of 17
3 Stars9 of 18
2 Stars9 of 18
1 Star0 of 18
0 Stars0 of 18
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Style of ascent

Lead23 of 43 (53.5%)
Followed18 of 43 (41.9%)
Unknown2 of 43 (4.7%)

'Climbed'22 of 43 (51.2%)
clean O/S17 of 43 (39.5%)
clean β2 of 43 (4.7%)
clean rpt1 of 43 (2.3%)
dogged1 of 43 (2.3%)