Footless Crow*** E5 6c
[Seconding the traverse before the bolts, 4 kb]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.

Photo: Seconding the traverse before the bolts © andybirtwistle
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This climb is in 16 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Bob - 2013

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - 2011

GeoffG - 2011

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead - 2000

One fall, off dirty holds. I have led Footless Crow Direct since.
Steve Crowe - Lead dog - 07/Sep/94 with KM

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/90

Smith42 - Lead O/S - 1990 with Lenny

Bruce Kerr - 2nd - 04/Jun/89 with Dave Simmonds

This was before the flake went. Took a few falls from the crux which puts paid to the rumour I soloed it!
Bob - Lead dog - 27/May/87 with E. Cleasby

keefe - 12/Aug/86

Before the undercuts were destroyed when it was 6b Had to take a couple of rests but managed the moves
andybirtwistle - 2nd - 19/Jul/86 with Andy Moss

Hidden - Lead rpt - 1986

Hidden - AltLd dog - Aug/84

Mike Owen - 29/Jul/84 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - 2nd - 1984

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/82

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