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Bachelor Crack** HS 4b

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This climb is in 34 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Rob Rocket - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Dave Woods, Joe Holden

A little awkward and meandering for the lead. Did it in two pitches because of rope drag. Not as easy as the grade might suggest.
David Woods - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Rob Rocket, Joe Holden

Steve Lenartowicz - Lead - 17/May/14 with Clare

aking12 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Rosie Lynch

RosieLynch - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Anthony King

More like VS
MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Kevin Bowser

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Apr/13

Think we went a bit off route and did a slightly harder version
sarah hawker - 2nd dog - 02/Jun/12 with Adrian W

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Sarah Hawker

55pete55 - 2nd - 20/May/12

StevieG_7 - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Paul Shaw

Sean Holmes - Lead O/S - 2012

Bit stiff for a HS some would say? Set off too late(what's new) and encountered a bit of uncertainty as to where the route went. Stuart was struggling on the start so had to prussic up. Cheeky surmount of the bulge too. Finishing pitch in the dark, only way I'd have it! Unfortunately only got back to the sacs at closing time - bum.
mikehenesy - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Stuart Fletcher

Led 2nd pitch after backing off the first.
erica - AltLd - 02/Jul/11 with Laura J

Had an 'epic' on this one as second disliked traverse on second pitch and didn't want to move right and leave protection. Thankfully a tug on the rope accidentally pulled gear out and a kindly chap near-by gave sage advice. Second unnerved for the remainder of the climb. This is a fine climb, with the first pitch (inc. traverse) providing the interest. The vegetated terraces mar the upper pitches
Lumbering Oaf - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Verity Payne

spragglerocks - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Mike

Hidden - 2nd β - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/10

A very worthwhile climb but with a strenuous start and difficult route-finding in places.
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 15/Aug/10 with Dom Hall, Cath Sullivan

Troy Tempest - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/09

thekendo - AltLd β - 19/Sep/09 with david plews

Complete sandbag for a HS 4b, steep crack on first pitch felt more VS 4c/5a
Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Tanya Savage

Hidden - 2009

troutbeck - Solo - 10/Feb/08

Hidden - 2008

net - AltLd - 29/Apr/06 with Jeb

crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/04 with Hill and Mountain Walking

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/04

PeteCheung - 2003 with Giles

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/02

ewar woowar - 1982

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/74

Hidden - AltLd - 1972

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, David Wynne, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 22
hard VS0 of 8
VS0 of 8
easy VS5 of 8
hard HS0 of 8
HS3 of 8
easy HS0 of 8
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S0 of 8
easy S0 of 8
hard 4c0 of 8
4c0 of 8
easy 4c1 of 8
hard 4b5 of 8
4b2 of 8
easy 4b0 of 8
hard 4a0 of 8
4a0 of 8
easy 4a0 of 8
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 34 (2.9%)
Lead12 of 34 (35.3%)
Followed5 of 34 (14.7%)
Alt Leads12 of 34 (35.3%)
Unknown4 of 34 (11.8%)

'Climbed'15 of 34 (44.1%)
clean O/S16 of 34 (47.1%)
clean β2 of 34 (5.9%)
dogged1 of 34 (2.9%)