Calamity Crack*** E4 6a

Rockfax Description
14m. The thin leaning crack is an uphill struggle on thin-hand jams and fat finger-locks though protection is superb. The old wooden wedges manage to get in the way and the crux is where you don't want it, just below the top! © ROCKFAX

FA. Tony Howard (aid) 1962. FFA. Steve Bancroft 1972

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, World Graded List, 50 cracks to Squamish, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors).

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This climb is in 17 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 2014

should've lead it then... desperate mind you, gotta be E5 placing the gear... and it's not all over at the niche either!
mattnuttall - TR O/S - 24/Jul/13 with Ian Heginbotham, Alan Holden, Matthew Tink Taylor

Ground up seccond go. Strong on the ringlocks then not so strong on the pinch.
efrance24234 - Lead β - 19/Jun/13 with Adam Hughes

akhughes - Lead β - 03/Sep/12 with Pete Harris

Dan Mckinlay - Lead β - Sep/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Aug/12

Definatly not onsight. Took two visits!
Simon Davis - Lead - 08/Aug/12 with Pete Davies

There was no sign of the wooden wedges mentioned in the text
Boy - May/09 with Nige Kershaw

sadams - Lead dnf - 19/Apr/09 with Eric Hildrew

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead β - 19/Apr/09 with Steve and Eric

psychicbread - TR dnf - 08/Jun/08 with Max

Laramadness - 2nd dog - 11/Apr/02

Had seconded it, also aided it on a wet day prior.
craig h - Lead RP - 27/May/00 with Chris c

Hidden - Lead - 1998

craig h - 2nd rpt - Sep/93 with Luke Steer

Slept in the quarry and after a few beers; thought it would be interesting to climb this on aid. We finished it in the morning.
craig h - Lead dog - 27/Aug/91 with Duncan Martin and Jim w

Hidden - Lead dog - Jul/91

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Nick1812P, StuartCJones, rob.s22, stevebarratt, mattyork2, Dan Lane, Mr Wild
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