The Big Zipper** E3 5b
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This climb is in 26 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

mshorter - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14

Laced it with gear. Great route.
johannes - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14

Failed on the onsight last summer due to wet holds, went fine today. Brilliant route.
Brendan - Lead RP - 19/Jun/14 with Del

The traverse is the E3 part, the corner I thought was around E2
centurion05 - 2nd - 11/Jun/14 with patch

great route! ace climbing, not very hard... just sustained difficulty once in the crack.
ferdia - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14 with Andy

Andy Moles - 2nd - 03/Jun/14 with Ferdia

jumped on it cold and was still tired from the day before...... real skin of the teeth battle with wet holds at the top.. very memorable!
Ginger McGrath - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/12 with dave brigham, emily roo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/12

MonkeyDawson - Lead dog - 2011

Fell from the last move and took a 30 foot whipper! Will get this clean next time and back up the cam that popped...Great climbing all the same.
John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead dog - 31/May/10 with Donald Somerville

pete87abs - 2nd rpt - 15/May/10 with lukas

What a climb!
dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/10 with Pete Abernethy

pete87abs - 2nd β - 15/Apr/10 with Dave Brigham

jim.macp - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Half the bloody crack was wet. Bit of a mental battle!
Stewart B - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/09 with Ally Foulton

19/08/08 - Took "the big whipper" off the big zipper! The crack was damp and I fell off the last move. Only stopped at the midway ledge! Got it clean today, second go, ground up. Awesome route!
Fultonius - Lead RP - 22/Apr/09 with Will

Neil Adams - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/08 with Ally F

Hidden - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/08

westaway - Lead O/S - 2007

alicia - 2nd - 13/Jun/06 with Dave MacLeod

I weighed the gear on pitch 2 coz I was pumped and a big woose about 2 feet from the thank god jug...lazy.
French Erick - AltLd dog - 14/Jun/05 with Steve richardson, Bob ewen

Gudge - Lead O/S - 2001 with Tim Darlow

switch - Lead O/S - 1998

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 09/Jul/97

craig h - AltLd O/S - 1994 with Mike c

Lone Rider - 2nd - 15/Aug/84 with John Christie

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hugh Simons, Stevie989, gurumed, gjd, Fraser Wiseman, Ian Jones, Burnsie

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