The name speaks for itself. Still possible without the undercut but a long reach is needed to clip a peg on the Direct Variation. Without the peg it's a bold E6.

P Livesey 19/Apr/1974

Ticklists: Extreme Rock, Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett, Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, The BMC 70th Anniversary Ticklist, 100 or so good E6s - aye Caff, Fast & Free: Pete Livesay's Top 30 British Classics, Ultimate E5 ticklist.

Bob ??/2013 -
Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor ??/2011 -
GeoffG ??/2011 -
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2000 Lead
Steve Crowe 07/Sep/94 Lead dog

One fall, off dirty holds. I have led Footless Crow Direct since.

with KM
Hidden ?/Jul/90 AltLd
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 04/Jun/89 2nd
with Dave Simmonds
Bob 27/May/87 Lead dog

This was before the flake went. Took a few falls from the crux which puts paid to the rumour I soloed it!

with E. Cleasby
keefe 12/Aug/86 -
andybirtwistle 19/Jul/86 2nd

Before the undercuts were destroyed when it was 6b Had to take a couple of rests but managed the moves

with Andy Moss
rocksol ?/Jul/86 Lead O/S

before loss of hold OK for grade. Followed behind Rab & Martin Boysen

Hidden ??/1986 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Aug/84 AltLd dog
Mike Owen 29/Jul/84 -
with Elaine Owen
Hidden ??/1984 2nd
Hidden 07/Aug/82 Lead
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