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Cave Crawl S 5a

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[Cave Crawl, 2 kb]12m. For the complete experience, "stomach" traverse back left through the crag and finish up the flake of Hawk's Nest Crack.
Slim Sorrell 1948

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This climb is in 304 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

cracking route, with a fun exploring nature. Once out the cave loses it's appeal but great fun
RUDIN.J.D.H - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Sam Rudin

JonmapDL - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Phil Jennings

OliverRoss - Solo β - 23/Jun/14 with Craig Osborne

Drew Bennett - Solo - 11/Jun/14 with Clem

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 19/May/14 with Ben Ochner, Jonny P

katyc - Solo - 14/May/14

teh_mark - Solo - 19/Apr/14

David Stevens - Solo - 19/Apr/14

Great fun, but don't start after sun-down!
Serena Lambre - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/14

Brannock - Solo - 13/Apr/14

Descent. fuckin ace
the power - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/14

Hahahaha. mint.
dr_botnik - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Jack D, Phil Taylor

raymondlinklater - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Hazel Maclean

Fun times, we thought the cave smelt bad but it was just Sams shoes...
HazelMacLean - Solo O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Sting Ray

Wevcore - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Tim Slater

tsl42 - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Kevin C

SPA assessmsnt
monkeyman79 - Solo O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Simon Mitchell

Markheighton - Solo - 13/Mar/14

Certainly different, you can't log this as a solo though, it's a 5a move to a jug followed by a dark walk!
alooker - Sent - Mar/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Feb/14

Dark
henry.jeffreys - Solo O/S - 11/Jan/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Dec/13

Spike (age 3) loved it. Had to haul him up the crux mind. Found a geocache stashed near the top. Spike took a small frizby. Must call back and add something in exchange!
Boy - Lead - 01/Dec/13 with Spike Fullwood

Jackwd - Solo rpt - 27/Sep/13 with Joe Hicks, Stuart Webster

AWESOME!
joehicks - Solo β - 27/Sep/13 with Stuart Webster, Jack Drake

JonnoP - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/13

James Oakes - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/13 with Hamish Legge, Bart Harris

really really cool
hlegge - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo - 25/Aug/13

pearson9596 - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/13 with Pete Hiscox, Tim Culwick

sopaz - Solo - 11/Aug/13

guy757 - 05/Jul/13

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/13

with 1 point of aid
uncontrollable - Lead - 30/Jun/13 with Max

grady_9 - Lead - 19/Jun/13

john lynch - 12/May/13

birdie1989 - Solo - 12/May/13

danjimwill - Solo O/S - 12/May/13

slacky - Lead rpt - 11/May/13

Hidden - Solo - 23/Feb/13

Good fun after a rather inconvenient start.
Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/13 with Catrin Nichols

catrin289 - Solo - 23/Feb/13 with Chris Prescott, Liam Ingram

Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Dan Geh, Patrick Hill, Harry Thorpe

chappers909 - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Robin Wilson, Dan Geh, UBMC

Good fun!
Harry Thorpe - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/13

Dan Geh - Solo rpt - 09/Feb/13 with Freshers

Tom Packer - Solo - 18/Nov/12 with Lloyd

android_lloyd - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Tom

g1m147 - Solo - 18/Nov/12

Great fun. Hard start move.
Laurence Cowton - Lead - 27/Oct/12 with Ethan

Laurence managed to find the smallest exiting hole, in which i got so stuck i was floating from my chest! Great fun.
Ethan72 - 2nd - 27/Oct/12 with Laurence

No difficulty at all after the first couple of moves, but excellent fun.
lennym - 2nd - 27/Oct/12

howlingbaboon - Solo rpt - 29/Sep/12 with Rob

Hidden - Solo - 15/Sep/12

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 15/Sep/12 with Steve Harby, Jon Box

Climbed in a very traditional style. Led the route in two pitches (finished by tunneling back and up above cave crack) with body belays. Much more fun than it looks :)
deacondeacon - Lead - 13/Sep/12

Rachel Slater - Solo rpt - 09/Aug/12 with Nick Morgan, Olli Crudge, Andrea Morgan

cool
Olli-C - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/12

Fragmod - 2nd - 05/Aug/12

Tried to get through as many holes as possible.
tsl42 - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12 with Max, Gaz Hooson

whitehouse_rhys - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/12 with heather osborn

descent!
Jackwd - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/12 with Charley Fell

Descent. A head torch would of been useful.
charley - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/12 with JackD

soph - Solo - 01/Jul/12 with Lindy Smith

Jay C - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Jonny Schofield, Steve H

lewiz - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Vlad Vishnyakov

stevetheleg - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Jay Conlon2

Mr. K - Solo rpt - 25/Mar/12 with Pete Dollman

Hidden - Solo - 11/Mar/12

Decmorris - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/12

Decmorris - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/12

tgeh - Solo rpt - 26/Feb/12 with killian

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/12

PAJames - 2012

dave657 - Solo O/S - 03/Dec/11

With power-spotting from Floris!
AlexD - Solo - 03/Dec/11 with Floris, Felix

Sophie Nunn - Solo O/S - 03/Dec/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Dec/11

tgeh - Solo rpt - 27/Nov/11 with John

Dafydd Llywelyn - Solo O/S - 27/Nov/11 with Jamie

dainbramaged999 - Solo O/S - 27/Nov/11 with Andy Farnworth

Finally. Delightfully silly.
victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 25/Nov/11

tonanf - AltLd - Nov/11

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 21/Oct/11 with Chiris Fox

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/11 with Chris

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Oct/11

grubes - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Dan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11

Shancock1 - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo RP - 15/Oct/11

Don't bother using a rope, the only hard bit is the bouldery start, then it's almost a gentle walk.
Roonix - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/11

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JdotP - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Rachel Dilley

pauldr - Solo - 22/Sep/11 with Ben

Brannock - Solo - 18/Sep/11

chrism225 - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11

Dan Geh - Solo rpt - 15/Sep/11 with Thomas Geh

amazing
tgeh - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/11 with dan geh

slacky - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Gary

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/11

Brilliant, most fun i've had on a route in ages!
Dan Lane - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Ruth Taylor, Andy Turner

Palmer - Lead - 29/Jul/11

Jonesy_A - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/11 with NJSharp

Pointless but killed 5 minutes on the lunch break!
Tom_Jermy - Solo β - 02/Jul/11 with john puddephat

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Jamie

garywalker147 - 19/Jun/11 with Derek

francois - Solo - 07/Jun/11 with Chris

Different and fun!
BelayBunney - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo - 06/Jun/11

Fun climb, watch out for the dead rat!
Dan Geh - Solo O/S - 31/May/11 with Jeremy Crampin, Adam Jordan

AMJ098 - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with Jeremy Crampin, Dan Geh

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/11

andy_e - Lead O/S - 23/May/11

stephenhartley - Solo - 20/May/11 with Burns

alexcollins123 - Solo - 14/May/11

Eddie1234 - TR O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Matt Raft

jon_gill1 - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Charles French, Ian Stokes, MarkCunnington, john beardmore

MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Anna Morris

Lots of fun. Doubled back at the top for a crawl through to Birds Nest Crack.
JWB - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/11

Oceanic - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Sent - 02/Apr/11

Guy Atkinson - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/11 with Chris Swift, Ben Silvestre

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Mar/11

What a route!
PeteH - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/11 with Mark Watson, Chris Fox

lol
nadeem - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/11 with Pete

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2011

The Biochemist - Solo O/S - 2011

ash longreach - Lead - 2011

cymjt - 2011

JasTaplin - Solo - 07/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - Nov/10

Weird dark rout that feels like a cave when your in. Laybacking crack at the bottom 5a grade ish. Really narrow dark tunnel out to a chimney. A bit weird, but different, quite fun. Need people to spot at the bottom.
ekaterina sigida - Solo - 27/Oct/10 with Tom Regan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd β - 23/Oct/10

jolyon.cohen - 2nd - 23/Oct/10 with Simon Binnie, Sam Hardman, Linda Coombs

Interesting, bring a head torch next time..
JonathanJones - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10 with Freddie

Hidden - 10/Aug/10

Claire Taylor - Solo RP - 01/Aug/10 with Michelle Forrest, Phil Parker, Dan Waters

Found the move up into the cave quite hefty! A good, fun route.
LP - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with dpitt83

excellent, did the true finish into hawks nest crack via the tunnel :D grenade box was a surprise
JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Claire

squidgebob - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/10 with jamie

yuck
dashitboarder - 2nd - 11/Jul/10 with Dad

Thought this was easier than 5a, it's easier than Monolith Climb on Clogwyn y Tarw which is just Severe.
Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/10 with Tom Lyons, Chunk

Speeddemonsi - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/10

jwpil - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/10

Katya - Solo - 26/Jun/10

geddicakes - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/10

Jon Dittman - Lead - 23/Jun/10

Shad - 2nd - 23/Jun/10 with Jon

Mr. K - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Ben Redgate

JEP - Solo - 20/Jun/10

tlmarjot - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/10

Fabulous stuff after an ungainly shove up to reach the first holds......
Babika - 2nd - 13/Jun/10 with Charles Leek

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10

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

Great fun. Take a head torch.
MTS - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Steve

tomboyle - Solo rpt - 09/May/10 with katy vose, tatts

tatz45 - Solo O/S - 09/May/10 with Katy Vose

outtathaway - Solo O/S - 04/May/10

pauldr - Solo rpt - 04/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/10

Dirty starting moves, but great fun once in the roof!
Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/10

a few hard moves into the cave but afer that is is awesome! unfortunately anna couldnt second the first part god effort tho!
Duncan Campbell - UKC - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10 with anna

Lunar25 - Solo - 08/Jan/10

katyvose1 - 2010

absolutely awesome!!
Ollie B - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/09 with B.Jacobs

andy jennings - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Floris

Upclimbed alone and found a geocache :) Downclimbed with Mike.
Rachel Slater - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/09 with Michael Richmond

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - 05/Sep/09

Alex Winter - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 31/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/09

bullwinkle - Solo rpt - 29/Aug/09

jchenoweth - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Chris K

Such a laugh! Followed just behind a friend and laughed the whole way up
Laurence Everitt - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Tommy B

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/May/09

vvanhinsbergh - Solo - 10/May/09 with John Brannock

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09

vvanhinsbergh - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Chris Burn

Chrismoore94 - 2nd - Apr/09

mikeyg - Solo - 31/Jan/09

adam coxsell - Solo O/S - 31/Jan/09

Nice power start, then squirming fun. nice for a warm-up
cabowabodunc - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/09 with Aiden Derwent

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Nov/08

best 'climb' in froggat.
Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/08

tumbling wizard - Oct/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/08

rob wmc - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Pete, Alan & Sarah

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/08

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/08

Awesome climb! Very easy after the initial crux move but beware of rope drag
Joegriff - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/08 with Dave Trueman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/08

morganator - Solo - 08/Jul/08 with Martin Cooper

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/08

More fun than it looks
Pilch - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/08

Brown - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo - 24/May/08

Matthallinan - Solo - 22/May/08 with Phil Parker

Ant Man Bee - Solo O/S - 18/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

whiting.jp - 2nd - 10/May/08 with jamesca

Matthallinan - Solo - 30/Apr/08 with Jon Winter

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/08

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/08

perfectlynormalbeast - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/08 with Stuart Fox, Rich Lines

Hidden - Solo - 20/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo rpt - 18/Mar/08

Fantastic fun!
kyt341k - 2nd O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Fat Tim

Fat Tim - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with James Wright

Hidden - Solo - 06/Jan/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Jan/08

Hidden - Solo - 06/Jan/08

Three stars.
alaan - 2nd O/S - 2008 with Jim

Hidden - Solo - 2008

Daniel Armitage - 2nd - 30/Dec/07 with John Mason

awesome fun,best done in trainers solo i reckon
tomboyle - Solo O/S - 22/Dec/07 with mark boden

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Dec/07

Hidden - Solo rpt - 26/Nov/07

excellent!!
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 03/Nov/07

Something completely different after 3PS. Very entertaining, and surprisingly high quality. Not nearly as deviant, but much darker than I was expecting.
whiting.jp - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07 with Paul (from UKCMC)

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/07

Katya - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Sep/07

BenJacobs - Solo - 15/Sep/07 with Stephen Jones

Downclimbed it actually but it makes little difference!
Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/07 with Calum

How come this route has no stars? Worth at least two for the experience - no!?!
Oliver Sherman - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/07 with Sophie Whyte

Hidden - Solo - 01/Aug/07

greg101 - Solo - 26/May/07 with Ben Amor

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/May/07

Hidden - Solo - 01/May/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/07

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jan/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

did twice its so much fun
pauldr - Solo O/S - 2007 with PeakDJ

Hidden - 2007

david morse - Solo rpt - Oct/06

dp1 - 18/Aug/06

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 12/Aug/06

jchenoweth - Solo - 16/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/06

tlmarjot - Solo O/S - May/06 with Ben Lea

Rob Greenwood - UKC - Lead - 2006 with Kat Spinney

Hidden - 2nd β - 18/Sep/05

Maciek - Solo - Aug/05

GPN - Solo - May/05

Brilliant.
Pythonist - Solo O/S - 2005

Smelly Fox - Solo O/S - Sep/04

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 30/Aug/04

Stig - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/03 with MUMC

Ander - Solo - 03/Oct/03 with Some chick

SteveM - Solo - 23/Sep/03

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 29/Jul/02

mark4344 - Solo - 05/Apr/02 with Russ Law

Hidden - Solo - Mar/02

Cake - Solo - Mar/02 with Matt

cem - 2nd - 04/Nov/01 with Romain, Graham Dolman

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 01/Jul/01

Rock Fairy - Lead - 2000 with Carl

NeilGriffiths - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Boy - 2000

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jun/99

Duncan I - Lead - 1999

bigphil - Solo - 25/Feb/98

WB - Lead O/S - 1998

Brian Rodgers - Solo - 1997

kp64zl - Solo - 1996

atom - 2nd - 06/Nov/95 with Sheila Ellison

iskra2000 - Solo - 09/Sep/95

Hidden - Solo rpt - 06/Aug/95

Ian Archer - Solo - 13/May/95

JiveWeasel - 2nd - Oct/93

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/May/93

craig d - 1993

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/92

whispering nic - Oct/91

Hidden - Solo - 07/Feb/89

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - 1987

RichardMc - Lead - 11/May/86 with Steve Gould

michael burrows - Solo - 28/Mar/86

stp - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/85

charlesmfrench - Solo O/S - 1982

Hammy - Lead - 31/Oct/81 with Kate Knight

babymoac - Solo - 31/May/80

Hidden - Solo - 25/Feb/79

Andy Say - Lead - 1973

mikej - Solo - 01/Feb/70 with Mike Padget, Brian Hughes

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Voting
Total votes cast 143
hard HS0 of 48
HS0 of 48
easy HS9 of 48
hard S4 of 48
S30 of 48
easy S4 of 48
hard HVD1 of 48
HVD0 of 48
easy HVD0 of 48
hard 5b0 of 45
5b0 of 45
easy 5b0 of 45
hard 5a1 of 45
5a34 of 45
easy 5a3 of 45
hard 4c5 of 45
4c2 of 45
easy 4c0 of 45
3 Stars33 of 50
2 Stars15 of 50
1 Star2 of 50
0 Stars0 of 50
Bag of .....0 of 50
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Style of ascent

Soloed214 of 304 (70.4%)
Lead43 of 304 (14.1%)
Followed25 of 304 (8.2%)
Toproped1 of 304 (0.3%)
Bouldered2 of 304 (0.7%)
Alt Leads1 of 304 (0.3%)
Unknown18 of 304 (5.9%)

'Climbed'117 of 304 (38.5%)
clean O/S157 of 304 (51.6%)
clean β5 of 304 (1.6%)
clean rpt22 of 304 (7.2%)
clean RP2 of 304 (0.7%)
dogged1 of 304 (0.3%)