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Piece of Pipe** HVS 5b

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18m. Climb into the diagonal crack and follow it with difficulty to better holds where the crack widens. Finish steeply. © ROCKFAX
FAA. Graham West late 1950s. FFA. Jim Campbell 1967 1957

Ticklists: Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

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More like E2 than HVS. Bomber gear but steep. Maybe because the walls of the crack were dusty dirty. I compounded things by blocking the best jam at the bulge with the stem of a friend. Up/down many times till I moved the friend, did it first go after moving it out of the way. Very satisfying. Expended as much effort as on Capricorn (E2 5c) on Cloggy.
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Colin Struthers

Frank the Husky - 2013

ste_d - TR rpt - 20/May/11 with shunt

Argh!! Dirty dirty jamming. My hands are too small.
Alex Thompson - 2nd dnf - 08/Jul/10

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Alex from Chew, Alan Holden

ste_d - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/10 with mik

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/10

Led while wet.
Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 12/Jun/05 with Ian Pickles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/00

Roget - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/95 with jon

charlesmfrench - Lead - 15/Jun/85

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 18/May/82 with Chris Calow

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