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|Contraband Crack|| HVS 5a|
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|12m. Contraband Buttress. A proud line asscending the corner crack, alternating between awkward and elegant moves; stepping left to finish. Sustained and well protected with mid to large friends. |
Dave Warburton, Franco Cookson 29/Dec/2011
Ticklists: NYMoors Classics.
Photo: Darkness falls as Franco seconds the FA of 'Contraband Crack', HVS 5a** at the crags dubbed the 'Smugglers Terrace', NYMoors. © Dave Warburton
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This climb is in 6 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.
great route, really fun and interesting. Got abit scared by something living in one of the pockets, its breathing sounded like trees being chopped down!
Teappleby - Lead - 05/Jun/14 with Matt Ferrier
Matthew Ferrier - 2nd - 05/Jun/14 with Tom Appleby
Very good sustained climbing. probably the best example of what an HVS 5a should entail.
Sam Marks - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Matthew Ferrier, Dave Warburton, Franco Cookson
Matthew Ferrier - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Franco Cookson, Dave Warburton, Sam Marks
Excellent climbing and sustained, though a tad chilly on the day. What a find, not a bad spot to stumble across!
Dave Warburton - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/11 with Franco Cookson
Hands were numb as!
Franco Cookson - 2nd - 29/Dec/11 with Dave Warburton
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