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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. From my position belaying it appeared this route was adequately protected by leader placed protection with no reliance on any insitu pegs at all.
Brown - 2nd dog - 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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