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Crow's Nest Direct** HVS 5a

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[Trefor on the steep variant on pitch 4, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Preston Mountaineering Club First Ascents.

Photo: Trefor on the steep variant on pitch 4 © thegoatstroker
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 45 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Sort of. Managed to miss pitches 2 and 3 by going right at the top of the 1st pitch (the crack) instead of left.
MikeLeeds - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Keith W

carl_123 - AltLd - 26/Oct/12

woodsy - AltLd - 26/Oct/12 with carl

Mark started. Route description?
beds74 - AltLd - 09/Oct/12 with Mark Eddy

We may well have got lost after the first couple of pitches!
A Mountain Journey - AltLd - 09/Oct/12 with Paul Bedford

kato'sdad - AltLd - 02/Aug/12 with Laurence ex. KMC

Julesthe1st - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Mike

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 13/Jul/11 with Bern Hardman

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Mar/11

NickJH - 2011

nakedave - AltLd - 08/Oct/10 with adam noble

Beware pitch 2 - you may puzzle over it for some time if you do not get it straight away. A long reach helps if the overhanging crack on pitch 4 is taken.
Nigel Jones - AltLd - 04/Sep/10

Ste went up 1st pitch of slab & bracket to get us to the start. Did pitch 1 of crows nest. We went off route on the second pitch, rekon we finished up B route.
leon - AltLd - 22/May/10 with Steven Davidson

John Postlethwaite - AltLd O/S - 03/May/10 with Big John

lead the 2nd and 3rd together
tomhull - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/10 with james stokes

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Apr/10

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Apr/10

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/09

Led Pitch 2
Cake - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Mr Harvey, Matt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 05/Apr/09

VS 4c Hmmm?????. Difficult overhanging hand traverse or optional overhanging crack.
moose ridd - AltLd - 05/Apr/09 with M.Sadler

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 05/Apr/09 with Philippa

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Mar/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

Murray lead the 2nd pitch, I lead the others
Simon Holden (LCandCC) - AltLd O/S - 31/May/08 with Murray

Harder than VS 4c! Couldn't do the traverse at all.
KeithW - 2nd dog - 18/May/08 with Clive Greenwood

Me pitch 2, 3, 4. Keith 1 and 5.
clive-greenwood - AltLd O/S - 18/May/08 with Keith

cherad - AltLd O/S - 08/Oct/07 with colin crockart

John Lisle - 2007

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Oct/06

biggianthead - 21/Aug/04 with HT

Nigel Coe - AltLd - 18/Jul/04 with Tim Dunsby

MaNimal - Lead - 17/Apr/03 with Jo Larty

danm - AltLd - 2003

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 25/Aug/02 with David Jones

Lead pitches 1, 3 and 5
PenJD - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/02 with Jon Ascroft

Hammy - AltLd - 04/Sep/99 with Steve Grice

Hammy - Lead - 15/Apr/90 with Pete Smith

mark-abz - 2nd - 05/May/84 with Walter P

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Mar/77

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, JanBella, john_mx, Andy S, Hidden, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 27
hard E10 of 7
E10 of 7
easy E10 of 7
hard HVS0 of 7
HVS5 of 7
easy HVS1 of 7
hard VS1 of 7
VS0 of 7
easy VS0 of 7
hard 5b0 of 7
5b0 of 7
easy 5b2 of 7
hard 5a1 of 7
5a2 of 7
easy 5a2 of 7
hard 4c0 of 7
4c0 of 7
easy 4c0 of 7
3 Stars3 of 13
2 Stars7 of 13
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Style of ascent

Lead4 of 45 (8.9%)
Followed4 of 45 (8.9%)
Alt Leads33 of 45 (73.3%)
Unknown4 of 45 (8.9%)

'Climbed'32 of 45 (71.1%)
clean O/S12 of 45 (26.7%)
dogged1 of 45 (2.2%)