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Kipper Crack* VS 4c

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[Kippers crack, 2 kb]Not as hard as it looks!

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 59 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/14

monsteratt - 2nd - 08/Apr/14 with Dan Fairbank

My esoteric tick for the day. Had a couple of number 4 friends but these were barely large enough. My first placement fell out when pulling the ropes through for my second. Hexes were too small. Crux is definately the first few metres but surprisingly unphysical with a bit of back- and-footing. Easier once able to bridge higher up.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Anna Kennedy

annak - 2nd dog - 30/Mar/14 with Lee Harrison

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

Merlin Fincken - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13 with thea

wilkinscl - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Edward shelly

morpcat - 2nd - 10/Aug/13 with wilkinscl

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jul/13

nickwhimster - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Andrew Abraham, monty

Third time lucky for Andy after pulling off block on Heart of Tree then nearly leading this after rock had severed rope almost clean through.
monsteratt - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Nick Whimster, Andrew Abraham

TOP ROPE SOLO. FOUND THIS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT AT THE START! HARDER THAN THE 2 HVS CLIMBS DONE ON THE SAME DAY!
JamesColeman - TR dog - 29/Jul/12

Ha, been on my wish list 4 a few months and then I go and solo it. Not great gear intill u get to the chock stone. But the climbing if u keep your head is more than enough.
luke glaister - Solo O/S - 08/Jan/12 with casey johns

really enjoyed the start
casey johns - Lead O/S - 08/Jan/12 with luke glaister

alan moore - 2012

TCarrick - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/11

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/11 with Tom Adams

KDW - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11 with Steve

Absolute struggle
Fatclimber - Lead - 28/May/11 with Kelwyn

Mike Hood - TR - 12/Apr/11

Dad somehow got up there (after one fall), it was wet, awkward and muddy... classic england!
vertigo714 - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/11 with Simon Slater, Mike Wilson

nealepj - TR - 2011 with Andy Gill, james mann

good fun stretch at start - clean shoes helped
Phil Layton - TR O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Jez Kelk

the rec - TR O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Darrell

anthonyp - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Darrell Russell

None of the big hexes fitted the crack and the big cams only just. Made for interesting climb (read wasnt sure if any of my gear other than the first piece would have held me .. everything other than my first piece was doubtful until I found a chockstone some 25-30ft up). Been on the todo list for some time .. great to have gotten up it :-)
Dax - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10 with shamalv8

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/09

frume - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Ian

chadrads - TR O/S - 25/May/09 with sean veal

sean72 - TR O/S - 25/May/09 with Chadrads

jamesh - Lead - 05/Apr/09 with Emily Price

The Pylon King - TR O/S - 03/Apr/09 with Mr Shunt

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with rick

summo - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/08

andyfry - TR - 13/Jul/08

James Moyle - Lead O/S - 31/May/08 with DougS

strapless - 2008

Circus - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/07 with Lou

plaz - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Mat

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/06

Nice climb, if you can get off the ground, which proves to be a right battle
CJE - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/06 with Ines Clergue

sam8oy - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/05 with John

Not as hard as it looks!
Chesh - Lead - 09/Jul/05 with Lawrence

kenneM - Lead - Apr/05 with Moony

Nigel Coe - Lead - 08/Jun/03 with Jim ????

Mark Salter - Lead - 30/Jun/02

Scotsken - 2000

Rob Griffiths - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/99

Fun but messy ;)
timjones - TR - 23/Feb/92

mikej - Lead - 10/May/90 with Craig Reirson, Ian Bartle

mikej - Lead - 15/Aug/86 with Ted Boxall

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/83

DDDD - Lead O/S - 1983

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, j4kub, bannin79, Dave 88, benny b, Ander, Hidden, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 31
hard HVS0 of 12
HVS0 of 12
easy HVS1 of 12
hard VS4 of 12
VS6 of 12
easy VS0 of 12
hard HS0 of 12
HS1 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard 5a0 of 12
5a0 of 12
easy 5a2 of 12
hard 4c5 of 12
4c5 of 12
easy 4c0 of 12
hard 4b0 of 12
4b0 of 12
easy 4b0 of 12
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars1 of 7
1 Star6 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
Bag of .....0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 59 (1.7%)
Lead30 of 59 (50.8%)
Followed14 of 59 (23.7%)
Toproped10 of 59 (16.9%)
Unknown4 of 59 (6.8%)

'Climbed'22 of 59 (37.3%)
clean O/S35 of 59 (59.3%)
dogged2 of 59 (3.4%)