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Thin Crack** HS 4a

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8m. A lovely steep crack

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, 100 Western Grit Stars.

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This climb is in 96 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

LP - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Sarah Kelly

TJ Mather - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14

bullybones - Sent - 27/Aug/14

mattgrange - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14

Jordanh031 - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/14

scooba2cv - Lead β - 15/Jul/14

Andrew Abraham - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Clement Attwood

monsteratt - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Andrew Abraham

Did the 5b direct start
kermit_uk - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Michelle

Robin Nichols - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/14

Tony Hy - Lead O/S - 2014

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Chris Murray

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 22/Aug/13 with Dan Chadfield

bullybones - 21/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/13

jjclarke70 - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/13

5b Start - Good!
RichyBOYY - Solo - 26/May/13 with Alex Baker

With the Direct Start (5a)
augustus trout - Lead β - 19/May/13 with Mike Whitehurst

bullybones - Solo - 08/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 14/Mar/13

bullybones - 2013

OMG...tried the 5b direct start and just didn't have the finger strength for it but bomber gear...tried about half a dozen times and got the move worked out but just couldn't hold it. Then tried the normal 4a start but was so pumped from previous attempts ended up coming off that too. Started again and got it that time! Excellent climb and easier if you're tall! Graded for 4a start but think the direct start is much more worthwhile.
valentinesbabe - Lead RP - 06/Oct/12 with Charley Fell, Kevin Tithe

5b start.
Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Angela Paul

Went for the direct start but I accidentally cheated and reached past the crux.
charley - 2nd rpt - 06/Oct/12 with Ange, Kev

Hannes B - Solo O/S - 23/Sep/12

L.D.M - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Louis Melland

charley - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Steve Fletcher

chumleywarner - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Charley Fell

terri mc - Lead β - 15/Jul/12 with John, Andy Shardlow

did the 5b start, only out 1 peice of gear in, good fun
Dale - Lead O/S - Jul/12 with Anna

GF - Lead - 25/Jun/12

RichyBOYY - Lead - 28/May/12 with Oli Knowles

HB1 - Solo rpt - 21/May/12

augustus trout - Lead O/S - 16/May/12

HB1 - Solo rpt - 28/Mar/12

HB1 - Solo rpt - 28/Mar/12

Souljah - Solo - 25/Mar/12 with Dave and Andi

Direct start
HB1 - Solo rpt - 13/Mar/12

HB1 - Solo rpt - 13/Mar/12

the start is difficult.
Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/12 with Tony

Mark Hatton - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Emma louise anderson

redknight137 - Lead - 28/Aug/11

andybirtwistle - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/11

Alistair Corbett - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/11 with john corbett, sam corbett

lewismansell - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11

Shortarse.Crowley - Solo - Jun/11 with Justin Critchlow

Nick Rundall - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Adam Youd

PeteWilson - 2nd - 27/Mar/11

gingerwolf - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/Mar/11

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 12/Feb/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 08/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/11

Hidden - Solo - 2011

bullybones - Sent - 16/Nov/10

too knackered
part.tom - 2nd dog - 02/Oct/10 with armouredego

armouredego - Lead dog - 02/Oct/10 with Tom Parsons

Mark Hatton - TR O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Ellie

babymoac - Lead - 17/Jul/10 with graham d

A lovely route, but a little sketchy top-out
Emma-Louise Anderson - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/10 with Wez Inskip, James Lear

Josh Maye - TR - 19/Jun/10

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jun/10

Marvino - Lead - 10/Apr/10 with Rach

I thought the direct start was hard.....
SGD - Solo - 06/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo - 20/Jul/09

Rampikino - 2nd - 28/Jun/09 with Cat

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/09

gav - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with Dave

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/09

jk88 - 2nd - May/09

Hidden - Solo - 05/Apr/09

Welshy - Lead - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - 2009

donkster - Solo O/S - Sep/08

D Berry - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/08

martin one - Lead - 14/Jun/08 with Sue

thrutch - Solo - 10/Jun/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

stordys - 2008

Col Allott - Solo O/S - 24/May/07

with direct start 4c ish
skolvikking - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

Pumpy placing gear, then found a good jug, and one more swift pull. Easy-ish and short lived for the grade
pottsworth - Lead - 14/Apr/07 with Kat

must lead next time, lovely
stevefromstoke - TR - 17/Sep/06 with mart

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Sep/06

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/06

Hidden - 2003

mark s - Solo - 2003

Iain Thow - Solo - 09/May/95

tlr - Solo - 30/Jun/91

Roget - Solo O/S - 1991

andrew300169 - 1990

mikej - Solo - 08/Jun/75

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Voting
Total votes cast 21
hard VS0 of 8
VS0 of 8
easy VS1 of 8
hard HS1 of 8
HS2 of 8
easy HS4 of 8
hard S0 of 8
S0 of 8
easy S0 of 8
hard 4b0 of 6
4b0 of 6
easy 4b1 of 6
hard 4a1 of 6
4a3 of 6
easy 4a1 of 6
hard 3c0 of 6
3c0 of 6
easy 3c0 of 6
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars4 of 7
1 Star3 of 7
0 Stars0 of 7
Bag of .....0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed38 of 96 (39.6%)
Lead32 of 96 (33.3%)
Followed12 of 96 (12.5%)
Toproped5 of 96 (5.2%)
Bouldered2 of 96 (2.1%)
Alt Leads1 of 96 (1.0%)
Unknown6 of 96 (6.2%)

'Climbed'40 of 96 (41.7%)
clean O/S42 of 96 (43.8%)
clean β3 of 96 (3.1%)
clean rpt7 of 96 (7.3%)
clean RP1 of 96 (1.0%)
dogged3 of 96 (3.1%)