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Nutcracker*** 5.8

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[Nutcracker - Eric "Spider" Penman climbing, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 134 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

guy757 - 30/Sep/14

chris74 - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/14 with y.g.s

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/14

abbed off after 2 pitches due to queues.
mjeffery - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14 with Steve

Cool route in the afternoon.
Noodles - Lead O/S - 16/May/14 with Jake Wood

Stickle Tarn - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd dog - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 2014

Neil - AltLd O/S - 2014

Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/13 with Ross B

Raced that punter Tom ripley up this. We won!
markalmack - AltLd rpt - 25/Sep/13 with Duncan Campbell

Fun first route!
Duncan Campbell - UKC - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/13 with Almadad

Ollie B - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/13 with T.Ripley

Simon Davis - 15/Sep/13 with Tim P

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/13

tomwheeler - AltLd - 04/Sep/13 with Murray

jrobbings - Lead - Sep/13

Ross Barnes - AltLd - Sep/13 with Neil A

Ed F - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Vince

Fantastic route. P1 definitely the crux - sustained! Incredibly hot, almost to hot to touch the rock.
Laurence Cowton - AltLd - 25/Aug/13 with Donald

Good first multipitch in the Valley, top class climbing.
GuitarGenius92 - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/13 with James Lawson, Ben Coope

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/13

ianjfsutcliffe - AltLd rpt - 06/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/13

jcw - 2013

DC - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Oleg Ryjkov

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/12 with Emma Rowe

emmarowe - 2nd dog - Oct/12 with ed mitchell

Hidden - Oct/12

tim newton - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/12 with lee leatherbarrow

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/12 with Mike

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Sep/12

guy757 - 13/Sep/12

Pure joy climbing. First route in the Valley. Ran up it.
ianjfsutcliffe - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/12 with Courty

M_W_Court - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/12 with ian sutcliffe

5 pitch climb
sanzy - 2nd - 28/Jul/12 with Josh Helling

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/12

The bottom lay back pitch seemed the crux. Polished and a little unexpected low down. The roof and the mantleshelf pitches were both excelllent.
Andy Fielding - AltLd - 08/May/12 with Phil Harnett

Great climb,5 beautiful pitches of full variety! I led p1,3,5. Took a good fall on a no1 microcam on the roof pitch!
saz_b - AltLd dog - May/12 with Joel

alan1234 - AltLd O/S - 2012

maria85 - AltLd O/S - Oct/11 with Gareth

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Sep/11

First pitch
Tru - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/11

Gary took a long fall from P1. Fell off where the finger crack gets shallower, and a cam ripped. Abandoned after P2 due to thunderstorm coming in.
Chris Sansum - AltLd dnf - 13/Sep/11 with Gary Lewin

Chris P1, Gary P2. Abandoned due to late hour after got cam stuck on P1 & second couldn't remove, despite working on it for about an hour. Had to leave it :-(
Chris Sansum - AltLd dnf - 12/Sep/11 with Gary Lewin

Andy McCarter - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/11 with Pete

tommytuffa - AltLd - Aug/11 with edd, max

4hrs 20 mins to do the route. I led pitches 2 and 4. Hol led pitches 1, 3 and 5.
DavidR - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/11 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/11

P 1, 3, 5
stuart34 - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/11 with Ry McHenry

Very fun - easy once honed to the valley
sparkass - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Erika Anderson

mshorter - Lead O/S - Jun/11

pete87abs - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Richard Clarke

Did the 5.9 right variation for first pitch
dj_brigham05 - AltLd O/S - 24/May/11 with Thom Simmons

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Brillant route, 5 great pitches thought the first was probably the crux. Topped out about 5pm with the sun setting over towards El Cap and a great view down the valley towards the Half Dome - great belay position and good times
markfairbank - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/10 with Laura Turnbull

graeme & i did the right hand variation to start (10a?). kyle & elissa went for the standard start. took all day to do the route because of norweigan epic going on above us. waited hours on belay ledges, ran out of water, got off the top at dusk and descended in the dark. brilliant!
katherinesydney - 2nd β - 24/Sep/10 with elissa jack, graeme gilchrist, kyle breuning

Ed Booth - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/10 with Roel Driesen

Graeme Gilchrist - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/10 with katherine sydney

Adam Booth - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/10 with Roel, Ed Booth

Absolutely classic, with a great variety of climbing packed in: layback, crack, slab, overhang, mantle - you name it, it's got it. Led Ps 2 and 4.
Andy Clarke - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/10 with Tim

juhah - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/10 with Mikko Vartiainen

Hidden - Sep/10

pretty epic.
twigulus - AltLd O/S - 12/Aug/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/10

45 min evening ascent, did serenity crack and sons of yesterday in the morning. good day of cragging.
dan gibson - AltLd rpt - 03/May/10 with alex scola

Awesome climb - I think the crux of the whole thing is the actually on the first pitch! Sustained interest throughout.
Pythonist - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Greg Rybka

Julesthe1st - AltLd O/S - 26/Oct/09 with Hal

HIGHTOWER - AltLd rpt - 05/Oct/09 with Dave Gleave, Liz

liz-264 - AltLd - 05/Oct/09 with Hightower

simon kimber - Lead O/S - Oct/09 with Hannah Hunt

Hanski - 2nd - Oct/09 with Simon Kimber

Chris Plewa - AltLd O/S - Oct/09

tuukka - AltLd - 17/Sep/09 with Maija

7/10, polished and crowded. Was reputed to be a valley classic, therefore a lot of human traffic took a bit away from the route, but still a nice climb.
hlegge - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/09 with Thomas Codrington

tcn_2002 - AltLd - 15/Sep/09 with Hamish Legge

Did the first 2 pitches and then did your own variation...
Eetu - AltLd - 14/Sep/09 with Olli

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/09

Rob84 - AltLd O/S - Sep/09 with Andy F

Bern - AltLd O/S - Sep/09 with Andy Mos

Hidden - Sep/09

mike lawrence? - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Giles

david morse - AltLd rpt - Jul/09 with todd

Sweet.
Stig - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/09 with Doug

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/09

Awesome!
Chubbard - AltLd O/S - 09/May/09 with Michelle, Bryan & Fox

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Oct/08

Nicos - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/08 with rich howels

soloable! just need some bigger balls!
markalmack - AltLd O/S - Sep/08 with federico pisani

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Apr/08

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

zchael6 - 2nd O/S - 2008

PenJD - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/06 with Lianna Scholes

al99 - AltLd O/S - Oct/06 with Luke Thomas

wherewelf - Jul/06

mikelaing - AltLd O/S - May/06 with Pete Harrison

zero six - AltLd O/S - 2006

Totally 'awesome'!
Stefan Kruger - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/05 with Sarah Porter

keith leonard - Oct/05 with steve mead

Hidden - Oct/05

chrishedgehog - AltLd O/S - 22/May/05 with Joe Thompson

Christian Beck - Lead O/S - Oct/04

timreynolds - AltLd - 09/Sep/04 with Martin Hoather

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Sep/04

Ben1983 - AltLd - Sep/04

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/04

steveP - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/04 with Chris Wynn

shark - AltLd - Apr/04 with Guy Maddox

HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 05/Oct/03 with Andy Lockwood, Ivor

Chriswynn - AltLd - 30/Jun/03 with Steve Pettit

Bella - AltLd - Jun/02 with Phil

PaulTanton - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/01 with Greg Caire

Hidden - 2001

My only climb in Yosemite, brilliant route, ran out of gear on pitch 2 made for an "interesting" belay!
Beardyman - AltLd O/S - 2000

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/99

Ace route
Simonfarfaraway - AltLd - Jul/99 with Steve Hastings

dan gibson - AltLd O/S - Oct/98 with helen gibson

Climbed with an American guy whose name I now forget.
Dave Musgrove - AltLd O/S - Sep/98

WB - AltLd O/S - May/97 with Nicola

Like 5 3-star solid gold VS's from Stanage stacked one on top of another. Led direct start up curving crackline in face on right at 5.9.
Scott McRae - AltLd O/S - Sep/95 with Darren Lambert

CMacD - 1995

K1 - Sep/94

neilh - Lead O/S - Jun/94 with sara hyde

Hidden - 06/Sep/93

Hammy - AltLd - 05/Oct/92 with Damian Ryan

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 16/Sep/87 with Jan Gellis

neil3965 - AltLd - May/84 with Pete McKenzie

Mark Kemball - AltLd - 26/Aug/81 with Bob Millward

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 10/Sep/79 with Richard Langthorp

Hidden - AltLd - 1979

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Voting
Total votes cast 36
hard 5.90 of 16
5.90 of 16
easy 5.97 of 16
hard 5.88 of 16
5.81 of 16
easy 5.80 of 16
hard 5.70 of 16
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easy 5.70 of 16
3 Stars19 of 20
2 Stars1 of 20
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Style of ascent

Lead19 of 134 (14.2%)
Followed11 of 134 (8.2%)
Alt Leads87 of 134 (64.9%)
Unknown17 of 134 (12.7%)

'Climbed'49 of 134 (36.6%)
clean O/S72 of 134 (53.7%)
clean β1 of 134 (0.7%)
clean rpt6 of 134 (4.5%)
dogged4 of 134 (3.0%)
dnf2 of 134 (1.5%)