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Elders Crack* VS 4b

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[near the crux of Elder Crack, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 69 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

mot1 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Peter

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/13

Daniel Heath - Lead - 26/Aug/13

jasontranuk - TR rpt - 20/Aug/13

machars - 2nd - 13/Aug/13 with James K

daftdazza - 2nd - 10/Aug/13

Nice. Harder than it looks. Used hexes 7, 8,9 and no 2 cam and was regretting leaving no 3 cam in the ruck sack and not having hex 10
abbeywall - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 04/Nov/12

rabnud - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with glen dunbar

JRSB1991 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/12

Pleasant, but short.
Richard Alderton - Lead - 15/Apr/12 with Pickles

Justin Tracey - Lead - 01/Apr/12 with Elliot, Simon Gee

Barn owl flew out large hole half way up just as Eric topped out
dbell67 - 2nd - 17/Mar/12 with Eric Bray

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11

V nice. friends 4, Hex 9 and machete recommended.
daWalt - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Lisa

Take all the big stuff you can find, the crack is much wider than it looks from a distance. Lovely line and a quality route
Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Ross

RossT - 2nd - 05/Jun/11 with Chris

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11

Lovely little crack with perfect jams all the way.....
Chad123 - Solo - 29/May/11 with Sophie B

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/11

decs - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Bart

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

owain-1978 - 2nd - 17/Feb/11 with davina

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Jan/11

Ben Sharp - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/10 with Graeme Barr

machars - 2nd - 25/Oct/10 with Ben Sharp

dbell67 - Lead - 01/Sep/10 with David J McNicol

jimted - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10 with finn

cam1401 - 2nd - Sep/10 with Andy O

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jun/10

Baking hot day and loads of greenery around the bottom. Felt like crack climbing in some foreign jungle...excellent.
Ben Sharp - 2nd - 17/Jun/10 with Graeme Barr

machars - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Ben Sharp

woah269 - 2nd - 14/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/10

Mr.Billiams - Lead - 11/Apr/10 with Russell

Hidden - Lead - 17/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Sep/09

oliverk - Lead - 14/Jun/09 with Michael

R0bbie - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/09 with mum

colinjjh - Lead rpt - 07/May/09 with Robin Bennie

petegunn - Lead - 03/May/09 with Steve,Tom, Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/09

tim newton - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09

johnbiggar - 2009

Finally got the courage to lead this rather tough climb.
K_MacLeod - Lead β - 08/Oct/08 with Mitchell bird

dave o - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Bru and Julia

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/08

R0bbie - TR - 24/Jul/08 with amy smith, johnny miller, danny sampson

ACB Smith - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/08 with rObbie, johnny, danny sampson

colinjjh - 2nd - Jul/08

Not much gear placements without camming devices.
K_MacLeod - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/08 with R0bbie

jasonpm - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Chris

david wands - Lead - Feb/08 with jon

Hidden - 2008

Ross Barnes - Lead - 20/Oct/07 with Nicola

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/07

beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/07 with Sandy

leighncsontos - Solo - 2007

Brilliant route, deserves 3 stars. Harder than it looks from the ground!
Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 29/May/06 with Carmen

breithorn4164 - Lead - 2005 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

Captain Solo - Solo - 27/Jul/03

dsgibson - Lead - 1980

Donald Gibson - 1979

Voting
Total votes cast 42
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easy HVS0 of 14
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VS3 of 14
easy VS9 of 14
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HS0 of 14
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hard 4c0 of 14
4c0 of 14
easy 4c1 of 14
hard 4b3 of 14
4b8 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 69 (4.3%)
Lead40 of 69 (58.0%)
Followed21 of 69 (30.4%)
Toproped2 of 69 (2.9%)
Unknown3 of 69 (4.3%)

'Climbed'35 of 69 (50.7%)
clean O/S27 of 69 (39.1%)
clean β1 of 69 (1.4%)
clean rpt6 of 69 (8.7%)