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Castration Crack** E3 6a

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[Castration Crack, 3 kb]27m. Start at the right hand edge of the main wall. Climb directly up the wall to gain the obvious clean crack at mid height. Ascend the thin crack to gain a small ledge and continue on the same line to the top.
P Whillance, P Botterill 09/Jul/1980

Ticklists: Classic safe Lake District E2/E3.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 43 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

A tad dirty, but still great.
Matthew Ferrier - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/14 with Alex McCann

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/13

david morse - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with chris todd

first 6a due to the amount of bomber gear! emptied my rack into this atleast 20 runners. long moves into & out of the crux to a jug
scott quinn - Lead β - 27/Jul/13 with Al

Hidden - 2nd dog - 07/Jul/13

Led with gear in place to below the crux.
Nick Clement - Lead - 29/Jun/13 with Paul Figg

Failed to lead at the crux, shown how to do it by Nick Clement
Paul Figg - 2nd - 29/Jun/13 with Nick Cement

Rested before crux
petegunn - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Rosie, Davina

Rosie Rothwell - 2nd - 09/Jun/13 with Davina, Pete

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 12/Aug/12

On Al's gear up to the crux
stevebarratt - Lead β - 05/Jun/12 with Al Blackshaw

Hidden - Lead dnf - 28/May/12

next time!
nakedave - Lead dnf - 27/Mar/12

parker5 - 2nd - 09/Aug/11 with Dad

Glenn Sutcliffe - 29/Apr/11 with Nick Wharton

Hidden - 2011

Just needs a bit of traffic to be worth its 2 stars. The climbing is great though.
Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10

Got it on the 3rd attemt
Shaw Brown - Lead - 25/May/10 with Philippa

Shunted, now have to go for the lead..eek.
Shaw Brown - TR - 17/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/09

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Neil Chelton

Rapped down with a brush and gave it a good clean!
GPN - 12/May/09

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

1 fall. Went wrong way (right) towards top.
MONKEY78 - Lead dog - 08/Jul/07 with adam ellwood

nakedave - TR RP - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/06

petegunn - 2nd - 01/Oct/03 with Charly, Owen

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/03

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 2001 with Ian C

clive-greenwood - 2nd - 24/Jul/00

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 2000 with Ian C

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 26/May/91 with Ian Kirby

Bob - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/87 with R. Graham

Hidden - AltLd - May/85

tmawer - Lead O/S - 1985 with Steve Howe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1985

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/84

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jun/81

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, tomhull, dez

Voting
Total votes cast 27
hard E40 of 9
E40 of 9
easy E40 of 9
hard E31 of 9
E36 of 9
easy E32 of 9
hard E20 of 9
E20 of 9
easy E20 of 9
hard 6b0 of 9
6b0 of 9
easy 6b0 of 9
hard 6a0 of 9
6a7 of 9
easy 6a2 of 9
hard 5c0 of 9
5c0 of 9
easy 5c0 of 9
3 Stars2 of 9
2 Stars7 of 9
1 Star0 of 9
0 Stars0 of 9
Bag of .....0 of 9
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Style of ascent

Lead23 of 43 (53.5%)
Followed13 of 43 (30.2%)
Toproped2 of 43 (4.7%)
Alt Leads1 of 43 (2.3%)
Unknown4 of 43 (9.3%)

'Climbed'21 of 43 (48.8%)
clean O/S15 of 43 (34.9%)
clean β2 of 43 (4.7%)
clean RP1 of 43 (2.3%)
dogged2 of 43 (4.7%)
dnf2 of 43 (4.7%)