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Z Crack** VS 5a

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10m. A little classic and well protected throughout. Finish direct with a long reach or follow the logical line leftwards at HVS. © ROCKFAX
FA. Pete Mustoe 1964

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

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This climb is in 49 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Finished out left. Fell on the top out!! tried direct but too much of a reach. Left top out is ballsy got it second go.
Beth-Cath-T - Lead dog - 27/Aug/14 with Ben

Enjoyable but hard with a ballsy finish. Well done beth on the lead
Benstar - 2nd - 27/Aug/14

The direct finish IS easier.
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/14 with Mike Hibbert

Hidden - TR - 20/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 17/Jun/14

datoon - Solo - 17/Jun/14

augustus trout - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Meirion Tanner

Mark Collins - TR dog - 25/Aug/13 with Derek Robinson

Mark Collins - TR rpt - 25/Aug/13 with Derek Robinson

Derek Robinson - TR dog - 25/Aug/13 with Mark Collins

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Alan Holden

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 18/Jun/13 with Joe Boyd, Richard Toon

Went out left to finish, got boxed, climbed back, shook off and then finished left!
ben1987 - Lead rpt - 08/May/13 with shortypug

JonnoP - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Ben

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/May/12

Finished left at HVS. Cracking little route. Just wish it was longer!
ben1987 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Adam Coles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

pie_eater_pete - Solo rpt - 02/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/11

Matt Rowat - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with Chris

Had a go after Reid fell off but the crucial hold has tonnes of mud on it, lowered back down as the bottom moves are strenuous. Needs a clean
joe.91 - Lead dnf - 09/Sep/10 with Thomas Reid

mataius - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/10

Finish out left felt easier.
Dave Foster - Solo - 30/Jun/10

plastichead - 2nd β - 20/May/10 with Andy

psychicbread - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with Mark

lancashirelass - 2nd - 18/Apr/10

nickhoward - 2nd - 18/Apr/10

ben1987 - 2nd dog - 10/Apr/10

chris.mac - 2010

katyvose1 - 2010

NeilGriffiths - 25/Jun/09 with Adam, Adrian

StevePr - 2009 with Alan

hilty - Solo O/S - 2009

johnwilson123 - Jul/08

Al Evans - 2008

Timothy Greenhalgh - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Chico

GrandmaOfShoes - Lead RP - 2007 with Phillip Scowcroft

King Rat - Lead - 2006

datoon - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/04

Andy Say - Lead - 08/Apr/97

Tom V - 04/Apr/92

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/88

BigHairyIan - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/86 with Pete Hodson

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jul/84

2nd: Bog
Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - 1982

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/81

Mark Kemball - Solo - 14/May/80

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
arsenalnic, BikeClimbWalk, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 42
hard HVS0 of 15
HVS0 of 15
easy HVS3 of 15
hard VS6 of 15
VS6 of 15
easy VS0 of 15
hard HS0 of 15
HS0 of 15
easy HS0 of 15
hard 5b0 of 14
5b0 of 14
easy 5b0 of 14
hard 5a5 of 14
5a6 of 14
easy 5a1 of 14
hard 4c2 of 14
4c0 of 14
easy 4c0 of 14
3 Stars1 of 13
2 Stars9 of 13
1 Star3 of 13
0 Stars0 of 13
Bag of .....0 of 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 49 (16.3%)
Lead16 of 49 (32.7%)
Followed13 of 49 (26.5%)
Toproped4 of 49 (8.2%)
Unknown8 of 49 (16.3%)

'Climbed'21 of 49 (42.9%)
clean O/S17 of 49 (34.7%)
clean β1 of 49 (2.0%)
clean rpt3 of 49 (6.1%)
clean RP1 of 49 (2.0%)
dogged5 of 49 (10.2%)
dnf1 of 49 (2.0%)