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Behemoth*** E5 6b

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32m. The finest route in WCJ has a hard start. Once past this, the route follows a superb, sustained finger and hand crack. Climb left of a lower crack to a bulge (peg). Pull through with difficulty to the ledge above then head up the wall to gain the crack. Thrash up this (off-fingers and small cams ), the hanging corner is your target; make it that far and you're home. © ROCKFAX
FFA. Ron Fawcett, Pete Livesey 1976. Climbed during a purple-patch in the mid-70s, racing Proctor, Birtles and Marshall to the first ascent who had done it previously with one rest point. FAA. Paul Nunn, Brian Barlow, Barry Ingle 1960. FA. (Direct Start,

Ticklists: Trad climbs for sport climbers, Rockfax Peak Limestone Top 50, Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution.

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This climb is in 19 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Good climbing especially the upper crack. This route was adequately protected by leader placed protection with no reliance on any insitu pegs at all.
Brown - 2nd rpt - 29/Jul/14 with Andy R

edinbed - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 19/May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/09

Hidden - Aug/09

Very nearly made it to top of crack this time. very greasy suspect doesn't get too many ascents
sadams - Lead dog - Jun/03 with Tom Briggs

sadams - Lead dnf - 31/Jul/96 with Hugh Cottom

Stoney Boy - Lead RP - 06/Jul/93

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/92

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Aug/92

keefe - 12/Oct/91

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/90

shark - Lead - 1988

Mike Owen - 29/Sep/86 with Ian McMullan

Hidden - Lead - 1985

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/84

Mark Kemball - Lead - 04/Aug/83 with Paul Clark

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/82

steve L - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/82 with Alan Dance, Alun Richardson

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Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Dan Lane, Boy

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