Crakoukass* D+
[Unknown climbers on Crakoukass, 3 kb]240m, 8 pitches. A popular climb on 3 separate buttresses:
1st:5a (5c option), 5a, 5a, 5b, optional 6b pitch
2nd:5b, 5a

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This climb is in 102 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/15

Lovely climb on a pinnacle, linked to 2 other pinnacles! Finish with a beer at the Brevant station then back down the cable car!
adrianj - AltLd - 27/Aug/15 with Tim Gledhill

Robaduck - 2nd - 05/Aug/15

hairy51 - AltLd O/S - Aug/15 with Ben Axford, Joe Andrews

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/15

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jul/15

Led p1, think I combined 3 and 4 and then did the 5c/+avoiding pitch for the 6b, led p5 and p7. Very popular! Some great climbing on all pitches. A good fun route
abbeywall - AltLd - 21/Jul/15 with K

ned_85 - AltLd - 10/Jul/15 with Emily Bridger

benwh1te - Jul/15

alooker - Lead - Jul/15

Did the 6b variant, which I found hard with a sack on. Sitting on top of the spire to belay was awesome.
peaterpan - AltLd - 21/Jun/15 with tedswag

Amazing climb, well worth doing. Lead P2, P3 and P6. P3 was awesome, really fun climbing and great exposure. Abbed off after P6.
charlielow - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/15 with Josh Taujanskas

Stunning route, took the 6c variant.
JoshT - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/15 with Charlie Low

Did P2 plus 6b pitch. Nice climbing on a wet day.
davkeo - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/15 with Ken Doyle, Niall Hedderman

Great climb, walked from Chamonix in 3 and a half hours as the lifts weren't running. Residual snow from the Planpraz meant crampons or snow shoes were needed for the latter half of the approach. Opted for the 4c start, and climbed with backpacks, walked off after P4.
Remyveness - AltLd - 24/Apr/15 with Joel Miller

With crux pitch (6a really)
DigitalSteak - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/14

s1362083 - 2nd - Sep/14

Led the odd number pitches. Really enjoyed the third pitch. Good climb, although rather feels like two separate routes.
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/14 with Anna Kennedy

annak - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/14 with Lee Harrison

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Aug/14

Seb31 - AltLd O/S - Aug/14

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - AltLd - 25/Jul/14

jac00 - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Tom

Good fun, sound rock. 6b pitch has one hanger missing, but this doesn't affect the crux.
Pete_Frost - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Ash Fusiarski

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/14

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 23/Jun/14

Loved the pinnacle pitch. Skipped the 6b+.
Dawn_K_B - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Jem Greenway

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jun/14

jcw - 2014

Great route, especially the first five pitches. Good fun on the needle pitch!
Happy Haggis - 03/Sep/13 with Hugh Robinson

Robbo1 - 03/Sep/13 with Jen Robinson

Great climb, rain called of the last top pitches. 5a too 5c 4P
justaddpowder - Lead - 27/Aug/13 with Caroline Milree

Carodashes - 27/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Aug/13

Led P1, P3, half of P4 by accident, P5, P7 and P8. The last pitch is fantastic
JimboWizbo - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Beth

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/13

rlrs - AltLd - 02/Aug/13

The start on the first pitch was difficult, looked easy but it was tough! Great climb once I was past the first pitch.
Rob Royle - 2nd - 21/Jul/13 with Mountain Guide, Steph

SteveM - AltLd - 16/Jul/13 with Tobs

Did variation on pitch 4' 6a+ maybe. 6 b finish then abbed off. Did not complete the two upper gendarmes
MichaelGallimore - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/13 with Bern hardman

First three pitches only before the rain hit. I lead p1, Will lead p2&3
thomaspomfrett - AltLd - 02/Jul/13 with Will Groat

Claire Molloy - AltLd O/S - Jul/13 with Chris Molloy

fulton333 - Lead - 25/Jun/13 with Charlie Edwards, Claire Hoolohan

Claireee - 25/Jun/13 with Charlie, Grant

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/13

jcooper8 - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/13

Pete Houghton - AltLd - Jun/13

Led majority of pitches, all clean except for the 6b move which I fell off a few times before getting - super polished foot hold! More fun than I thought it would be.
maria85 - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/12 with Jules

Ben Briggs - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Luca

jameslam - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with Charlie Thorneycroft

Brilliant needle pitch and 6b pitch
Ross.Cooper - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/12 with Jake Lodge

thetradlad - AltLd - 18/Jul/12 with Keeno

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/12

Wils - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/12 with Ben Finley

jon_ridley - AltLd - 07/Jul/12 with Emily Cropton

Emily Cropton - AltLd - 07/Jul/12 with Jon Ridley

Dan818 - AltLd O/S - Jul/12 with Matthew Griffiths

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Jun/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/12

danfitz - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/12 with Tom Woolgar

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2012

Mountain Llama - AltLd - 16/Sep/11 with Paul S

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/11 with John Sealey

jon22 - AltLd - 04/Aug/11 with The Bad Cough

Via the 6b pitch, only one move of 6b in a lovely position.
tallthinmonkey - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/11 with Rob Leuhman

Julli - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/11 with Hanna Pihlajaluoto

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/11

Kris - AltLd - 2011

NoelleG - 2nd - 14/Sep/10 with Andy Perkins (gd), Michael

John Pickles - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/10 with Andrew Morton

Standing on top of the pinnacle is great!
al99 - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Al Carley-Smith

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Aug/10

good climbing when the weather is bad higher up. close to top of cable car
darren hudson - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/10 with David Ford

Great interesting route. Did the 5c pitch instead of the 6b, good moves stepping over the drop onto the side wall of the arete. Also did Le Cheval at the top of the needle!
vincentvega - AltLd - 26/Jul/10 with danny robb

BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 25/Jul/10 with M.Power

Anthony Dixon - AltLd - 13/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/10

liz j - Lead - Sep/09 with Matt Dickinson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/09

Only 6th and 7th pitches to top of Gendarme
dpe - 2nd - 12/Aug/09 with Smiler, Paul D

The 6b version, fell on top-rope on the 6b crux...
Henrik - AltLd dog - 05/Aug/09 with Josef + Joakim

Hidden - Lead - Aug/09

Shuttsie - 2nd - Aug/09 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/09

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Matt Brennan

pitches 1 (4c) & 3 (4b/5a)
HannyHancock - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/07 with Curly

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2007

Hidden - 04/Sep/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/06

Dhonny_Jaws - 2nd O/S - Jul/06 with Andrew Porter, Michael Porter

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