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Left-Hand Crack* E1 5b

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[Left-hand Crack, Kingussie Crag, 3 kb]Follows the obvious crack on the left hand side of the wall, up to a slight roof, reach right before again following the crack directly above the lower crack.

Ticklists: Strathspey's Finest.

Photo: Left-hand Crack, Kingussie Crag © Grahame N
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 75 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Hidden - TR dnf - 05/Aug/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 05/Aug/14

SPA training
David Woods - TR O/S - 29/Jul/14

Sarah Greenwood - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Keith Alexander

CaelanB - Lead β - 11/Jul/14

AaronJohnstone - TR O/S - 11/Jul/14 with Caelan Barnes, Pete Loveless

malone - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Callum Bland

Quallim - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14 with malone

Samuel Wainwright - Lead - 11/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/14

remi_mcm - TR - 02/Apr/14

calummc87 - TR - 02/Apr/14

newtonmore - 2014

Fell off going right at the roof, managed it second try. Pretty tough !
Nath93 - TR dog - 06/Oct/13

kegless - TR - 02/Oct/13

gavin.edwards - TR dog - 26/Sep/13 with Student RCF

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Aug/13

guy757 - 17/Jul/13

guy757 - 20/Jun/13

CaelanB - TR - 24/May/13

s.scott - TR rpt - Sep/12

Hidden - 11/Aug/12

James Thompson - Jul/12

fall-line - TR O/S - 23/Apr/12 with Sarah Collins, Andy Wank

Matthew Robinson - 18/Mar/12 with shunt

Motchy1 - TR - 05/Mar/12

Patzl - 2012

Andy Hewison - TR - 08/Sep/11

ferdia - 2nd - 04/Sep/11 with Andy

Hidden - TR - 14/Jul/11

Go direct at the roof, it's better (5c?)
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Ollie

After a day Coire an t'Sneachda
stewart100 - TR O/S - 04/Jun/11

trying to go direct through the roof crack, 5c
franksnb - TR dnf - 04/Jun/11 with stewart

andyb12354 - TR O/S - 31/May/11

COLD!
Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 19/May/11 with Sarah Laing

Hidden - 2nd dog - 19/May/11

Sean20 - 2nd dog - 11/May/11 with Geoff Comley

Very pumpy thin move through the roof. Bomber gear.
geoff.comley - Lead rpt - 11/May/11 with Sean Watt

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Steev

steev - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with Jones, Gaz

E1 5b 10m
Matt Smyth - TR dog - 20/Apr/11

grady_9 - 2nd O/S - Apr/11 with youarearobot

HenryCowan - Lead - 2011 with Ian Cowan

Stiffinger - TR RP - 30/Oct/10

Matt Bleesen - TR dog - 30/Oct/10 with Shane Morill

isi_o - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Rich Parker

ABSEILED
lkh24_7 - 02/Sep/10

couldnt figure out the move over the roof for 20 mins but lowered off and got the ground up anyways.. gears bomber, just needed to give myself a talking too!
johnrc - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/10 with robnz

Tom's first E1
up the hill - 2nd - 05/Aug/10 with Tom Cameron

My first E1, great route.
T-Cam - Lead RP - 05/Aug/10 with Sonia

mshorter - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with pops

tanglefairy - TR O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Mike

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/10

Steve Gretton - TR β - 26/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/09

Faffed with gear and was pumped by the time I got to the hard bit. Still on for a ground up.
HIGHTOWER - Lead dnf - 11/Apr/09 with Steve Cambell

Rory_C - 2nd O/S - 2009

Deputy Dawg finish HVS
Danny Boy Dunbar - TR dog - 05/Oct/08 with Tim Sugars

richardr - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Hidden - TR dnf - 18/Aug/08

SEARCHESEND - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with Dave

First e1
Boistelle - Lead RP - 08/Nov/07 with Dave Laird

Rob1988 - Lead - May/07 with Willl Wilson

david wands - Lead dnf - 05/Apr/07 with james

pumped out fin about under the roof will get it next time :P
andymoin - Lead dnf - 31/Aug/06 with Dad

andyinglis - Lead dog - 03/Jun/06 with scotty burnett

Batty - Lead β - 10/Oct/03

Ken Applegate - 2nd - 17/Aug/03 with Andy Barker

My first climbing experience, camping at Kingussie and Glen Nevis over my 25th birthday with Jamie Lonnen, Matt Cook and John Stallan, it was amazing and remains to this day my favourite climbing memory.
timharrison - Lead - Apr/03 with Jamie, Matt, John

My first climbing experience, camping at Kingussie and Glen Nevis over my 25th birthday with Jamie Lonnen, Matt Cook and John Stallan, it was amazing and remains to this day my favourite climbing memory.
timharrison - Lead - Apr/03 with Jamie, Matt, John

Hidden - Lead - 2003

Cassidy - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/02 with David Cassidy

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 21/May/90 with Ian Cropley

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
geoff.comley, Dustin, BWoodward, Meejahor, andymoin

Voting
Total votes cast 22
hard E20 of 8
E20 of 8
easy E20 of 8
hard E12 of 8
E16 of 8
easy E10 of 8
hard HVS0 of 8
HVS0 of 8
easy HVS0 of 8
hard 5c0 of 7
5c0 of 7
easy 5c0 of 7
hard 5b4 of 7
5b3 of 7
easy 5b0 of 7
hard 5a0 of 7
5a0 of 7
easy 5a0 of 7
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars3 of 7
1 Star4 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 75 (1.3%)
Lead28 of 75 (37.3%)
Followed13 of 75 (17.3%)
Toproped25 of 75 (33.3%)
Unknown8 of 75 (10.7%)

'Climbed'29 of 75 (38.7%)
clean O/S19 of 75 (25.3%)
clean β3 of 75 (4.0%)
clean rpt5 of 75 (6.7%)
clean RP4 of 75 (5.3%)
dogged9 of 75 (12.0%)
dnf6 of 75 (8.0%)