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Supercrack*** E3 5c

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[Supercrack (E3 5c), 2 kb]24m. A super climb when clean and then the match of anything at Millstone. Well protected and sustained rather than overly technical. Climb the fingery lower wall to the big break then step left and power up the fine continuation crack until respite arrives on the Western Terrace. Escape off left. © ROCKFAX
FA. Ken Powell 1964 FFA Ian Lonsdale late 1970s

Ticklists: Lancashire's Finest, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, 50 cracks to Squamish.

Photo: Supercrack (E3 5c) © robin mueller
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 57 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

drysori - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/14

Fell off on last hard move - bit gutted. Done 3rd go from ground.
Stig - Lead - 30/Jul/14 with Wil

pie_eater_pete - Lead β - 15/Jul/14

bwestwood - Lead - 15/Jul/14

Shunted. Nice. Top out is fine. Crack leads to 2-foot wide ledge, step left, easily avoiding 2ft band of shattered flakes at the back, step up and belay from new stakes. No bolts required.
switch - TR O/S - 29/Jun/14

Sat on the rope for the crux move :-( found it a long reach
AGoodi - TR dog - 14/Sep/13

am out of shape - got pumped and ended up throwing for finger jams
mattnuttall - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with Matthew Tink Taylor

Excellent. Good work to those that have cleaned off the dodgy blocks at the top and put in new lower-offs.
petegunn - Lead - 05/Sep/13 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Jul/13

DavidR - 2nd rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Kevin Bowser, Holly Adamthwaite

akhughes - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13 with Pete Harris

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/10

khawk - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with DT

datoon - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with K

lukehunt - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Sam Dewhurst1

mattnuttall - Lead rpt - 15/May/10 with Alan Holden

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - May/10

TomPR - Lead - May/10

HansUDes - TR dog - 24/Apr/10

Had a go on this a few years ago, and fell off. Did it clean this time round - very pleased.
DavidR - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/10 with Holly Adamthwaite

efrance24234 - 2010

dave mann - Lead rpt - 2010

stevebarratt - Lead O/S - 2010 with Bruce the tree man

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09

sarah13 - 2nd dnf - 14/Jun/09 with pete40

Tom Phillips - 2nd dog - 03/Jun/09 with karl

middlevern - Lead rpt - Jun/09 with Mike Blood

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/09

failed on this previously but in 2006 so will give myself a retro-flash. superb, technical climbing and while quite sustained youre never far from a position where you can recover or good hold. currently very dirty making some of the footholds quite interesting, especially left foot. great gear throughout and this was appreciated!
ksjs - Lead β - 19/Apr/09 with sarah

Seymore Butt - 2009

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 15/May/08 with Joe

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Lucy Ellis

DavidR - Lead dog - 30/Jul/06 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Jul/06

lead on Ian's wires
mattnuttall - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/06 with Bartosz 'Bart' Zurawski, Ian Vickers

datoon - Lead O/S - 2006 with RT

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/04

Fell once, rested twice - excellent route, good lead
Leofallon - Lead - 24/Jun/03

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/01

Hidden - Lead β - Jul/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/99

Roget - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/95 with baccy

Hidden - Lead - 1995

Stoney Boy - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/93 with Neil McCallum

mattnuttall - Lead β - 22/Jun/92 with Alan Holbert

BigHairyIan - Lead dnf - 06/Aug/89

Hidden - 1988

neilh - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/84 with dave croker

Mark Kemball - 05/Sep/82 with Paul Clark

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 50
hard E40 of 17
E40 of 17
easy E40 of 17
hard E30 of 17
E310 of 17
easy E35 of 17
hard E22 of 17
E20 of 17
easy E20 of 17
hard 6a0 of 17
6a0 of 17
easy 6a0 of 17
hard 5c4 of 17
5c12 of 17
easy 5c0 of 17
hard 5b1 of 17
5b0 of 17
easy 5b0 of 17
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Style of ascent

Lead40 of 57 (70.2%)
Followed8 of 57 (14.0%)
Toproped3 of 57 (5.3%)
Unknown6 of 57 (10.5%)

'Climbed'15 of 57 (26.3%)
clean O/S24 of 57 (42.1%)
clean β4 of 57 (7.0%)
clean rpt7 of 57 (12.3%)
dogged5 of 57 (8.8%)
dnf2 of 57 (3.5%)