Candle Crack* HVS 5a
[Thom Gornall on Candle Crack (VS 4c) at Twistleton Scars, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
Well trodden. Climb the thin crack and flake that define the left-hand side of the candle itself © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
The layback crack on the left-hand side of the candle, overall a pleasant route

Photo: Thom Gornall on Candle Crack (VS 4c) at Twistleton Scars © Joshua Arnott
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 99 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - Jun/15

Eventually worked out sequence.
bobpilgrem - Lead β - 10/Apr/15 with Tom

ladymuck - TR - 14/Sep/14 with Heather Rumble

s.tietz - TR O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Kim Ashworth, Andrew Worster, Heather Rumble

Andy Worster - Lead - 14/Sep/14 with kim

Hidden - TR dnf - 02/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/May/14

Luke W Edwards - TR O/S - 16/Apr/14

aerobiee - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/14 with Heather Thexton

joeflan - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/14

Ste_b1978 - TR - 29/Mar/14 with Danny

Climbed during RLT course
Ben Watts - TR O/S - 24/Oct/13 with Jim Longhorn

freemanTom - 2nd - 14/Sep/13 with Jason Wood

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/13

andrew
schwenk - Lead - 22/May/13

arrang - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Sep/12

Hidden - TR - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12

very polished holds in places
Chris1234H - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/12

kato'sdad - TR - 03/Mar/12

Callum Anderson - 2012

Harder than the candle!
ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/11 with Tom

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/11

josephgrimwade - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Peter Stollery

joeflan - Lead O/S - 25/May/11

Mitch1990 - Lead - 28/Mar/11

sam g - 2nd - 15/Oct/10

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 12/Oct/10 with Anne Daykin, Bern Hardman

darlolad - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10

Hidden - TR - 08/Aug/10

Hidden - TR dog - 09/May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 09/May/10

Incredibly polished and strenuous
Purple Roni - 2nd - 02/May/10 with Ed Shaw

flatnose - 2010

part of SPA course
steve2006 - Lead O/S - Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 12/Sep/09

climbingste - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/09 with Lou

Fluvial - Solo RP - 08/Aug/09 with SPA

petegunn - Lead - 25/Jul/09 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd - May/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

Andrew1 - Solo - 12/Oct/08

charliehw - Solo - 11/Oct/08

Dan 85 - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Alex & Tom

maria85 - Lead RP - 18/May/08 with Stef

Freezing to death, and couldn't climb or remove gear properly.
RedFox - 2nd dog - 18/May/08 with Maria

Cold. very windy day, and first climb of the season.
Booey - TR O/S - 27/Jan/08

Hidden - 2008

Covered in grease and slime, fingers went numb at the crux. but first great route for first trad lead!
cleofis99 - Lead - 13/Oct/07 with Stu Jordan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Oct/07

sharky91 - 2nd RP - 15/Sep/07 with SPA Training

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/07

Cold hands!
Shaw Brown - 2nd - 12/Nov/06 with simon blythe

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

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/06

Hidden - Lead - 19/Feb/06

Adi Hooper - Lead - 2005 with Various

Andysomething - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/04 with Colin Binks

Hidden - Lead - 2004

Hidden - TR β - 14/Dec/02

10m. Cold wind with rain late pm.
stevoclimbit - 2nd - 26/Oct/02

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jul/98

Hidden - 12/May/98

Hidden - 12/May/98

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/98

Hidden - Lead - 18/Apr/98

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/96

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jun/96

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/96 with Tom Prentice, Dave McGimpsey

Top roped for my SPA course.
AndyP - TR O/S - 02/Jul/95 with Ian Fenton (SPA Course)

ellie macpherson - 2nd - Mar/95 with Simon Hargreaves, Neil Macpherson, Graeme Jarvis

Hidden - Lead - 10/Jul/94

leathers - 2nd - 27/Mar/94 with Dave Pendlebury

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/92

A polished horror!
Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 24/May/92 with Rupert Wyard

ChrisJD - 2nd - 16/May/92 with Alex

Mick King - 2nd - 01/Dec/90 with Pete Hankinson

Raggar - 2nd - 24/Sep/89

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/89 with Chris

jfletcher - Lead - 10/May/89

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/88 with Tufty (Stewart Moffat)

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1988

Andy Say - 2nd - 21/Apr/87

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/86

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1983

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/81

John Brayshaw - 2nd RP - 10/Jul/81 with Shaun

Hidden - Solo - 1980

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Nic Robinson - Solo β - 1977

johnwright - 2nd - 16/Oct/71 with A Whitworth

greenbuoy - Lead - 05/Dec/70 with A N Other

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