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Notice Board Crack** VS 4b

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9m. The kinked crack is an ancient and awkward classic. Traditionally graded VS, it's nearer HS with a suitably large cam. © ROCKFAX
Possibly Brimham's oldest VS and an often green one at that. The north facing crack that doglegs right at two thirds height. If you take a BIG cam, probably only hard severe.
Sidney Thompson (pre 1937)
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This climb is in 85 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Ginger_Dave - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Alistair matheson

Good test for a variety of jamming techniques
Paulo H - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/14

Matt's lead. Grim final chimney, stripped off gear and chalk bag to ascend...
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Sam Carey, Matt Marsh

Brilliant.
BenedictIEP - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Jake Goodwin

Hidden - 2nd β - 21/Apr/14

Matt Marsh - Lead - 21/Apr/14 with Sam Carey, Alex Thompson

thetradlad - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Nathaniel

bottled the top body jam move. Ended up traversing right.
IanHope - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with KatyHope

katyhope - 2nd β - 10/Aug/13 with IanHope

katyhope - Lead dnf - 10/Aug/13 with IanHope

petellis - 2nd rpt - 07/Jul/13 with Cleric James Koran

Worrying at the top, awkward rather than insecure but with horrible tumble potential
jkarran - Lead - 07/Jul/13 with Pete

pizza - 2nd - 23/Apr/13 with tom

had seconded before.
robertmctague - Lead - 2013

First placement using my new monster cam, Giggling crack next!
petegunn - Lead - 15/Nov/12 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/12

luke321 - 2nd - 14/Sep/12 with Matt Cooke

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12 with Luke Dyer

Probably VS and makes you work for it.
rockman - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Geoff Mee

Paul Figg - Solo - 20/Jun/12

Paul Figg - Solo - 20/Jun/12

DanT - 2nd O/S - 18/May/12 with James Moore

jon59 - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11

Oldschool hardcore body jamming at the top
Jimmy1976 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/11 with Simon

Simonj - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/11 with jim

David_Gledson - 2nd - 16/Jun/11 with Rich Timms

timmsy - Lead - 16/Jun/11 with David_Gledson

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/11 with Myself!

Ed carrigan - 10/May/11

Palindrome - 2nd - May/11

Whitty2012 - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Tom Whitford

whity4420 - 2nd - 17/Oct/10 with Tom Whitfield

MikeLeeds - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Clive Greenwood

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Mike Nuttall

pr1984 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Chris Chambers

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/10

al99 - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - Lead β - 09/Aug/09 with Al Benson

martinazando - 2nd - 09/Aug/09 with Al Benson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09

alexyoung - Lead rpt - 19/Apr/09 with Paul "The Dark Side" Giddings

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Col Kingshott - Lead - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

wheres_my_harness - 2nd - 26/Dec/08 with Ben Harding

popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/08 with Nathan Harding

Batt - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with James Hoyes

pippa_g - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/08 with Tom Foote

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08

johniebriggs - Lead - Jul/08

this is proper old skool hard, hard as nails, and thats bloody hard. Took half an hour of swearing and bellowing whilst I fought my way up the crak at the top... was I doing it wrong?
petellis - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/08 with Jenny Clarke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 09/Aug/07 with stewart murray

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/07 with philnorv

Easier than expected. Probably only HS 4b with big gear.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 01/May/07 with Carmen

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Jaime

Brown - Solo O/S - 13/Nov/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/06

jimstanton - Lead - Jun/06

1st successful hand jam technique
ramsay8202.freeserve.co.uk - TR - 01/May/06

Hidden - Oct/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/04

craig h - 2000

Tenko - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/99 with Andy Ilston

gareth_hull - Lead O/S - Jul/94 with Richard Forrester

Hidden - Lead - 1992

kato'sdad - Lead - 11/Aug/91 with Jerry Mattinson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/91

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 29/Apr/90

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 29/Apr/90 with Jim Worthington

Jon Read - Solo - 1990

lithos - Lead O/S - 1988 with all sorts

Moses - Solo - 28/Oct/87

Awkward
Pete Pozman - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/86 with John Byrne

Hidden - 2nd - 1980

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/78 with Keith Peel

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/76

mikej - Solo - 18/Mar/73 with Mike Mason

mikej - Lead - 16/Aug/72 with E

greenbuoy - Solo - 27/May/70

Dave Musgrove - 06/Oct/68

Dave Musgrove - Lead - Jun/67 with Bob Knapton

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Voting
Total votes cast 33
hard HVS0 of 13
HVS0 of 13
easy HVS0 of 13
hard VS0 of 13
VS7 of 13
easy VS5 of 13
hard HS1 of 13
HS0 of 13
easy HS0 of 13
hard 4c1 of 11
4c1 of 11
easy 4c0 of 11
hard 4b1 of 11
4b8 of 11
easy 4b0 of 11
hard 4a0 of 11
4a0 of 11
easy 4a0 of 11
3 Stars1 of 9
2 Stars7 of 9
1 Star1 of 9
0 Stars0 of 9
Bag of .....0 of 9
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Style of ascent

Soloed12 of 85 (14.1%)
Lead43 of 85 (50.6%)
Followed24 of 85 (28.2%)
Toproped1 of 85 (1.2%)
Unknown5 of 85 (5.9%)

'Climbed'38 of 85 (44.7%)
clean O/S39 of 85 (45.9%)
clean β3 of 85 (3.5%)
clean rpt3 of 85 (3.5%)
dogged1 of 85 (1.2%)
dnf1 of 85 (1.2%)