Crack of Zawn** HVS 5b
[Hand traversed the top out from The crack of Zawn. Suidhe Biorach, Elgol. , 2 kb]Basically two VS cracks with a tricky wee traverse in between.

Photo: Hand traversed the top out from The crack of Zawn. Suidhe Biorach, Elgol. © Cameron94
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This climb is in 79 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Lamb - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/15 with Iain Powell

Solid HVS with a 5b move to gain the ramp, quality climb.
Nath93 - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/15

Gregory - Lead - 22/Jun/15 with grimer

a_hein - 2nd - 11/Jun/15 with Viv Scott

olekemi - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Mark G

Soft HVS 5a but good route.
cem - Lead O/S - 22/May/15 with Kirill Spiridonov

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 22/May/15 with Charles Moreton

pimpy - 2nd - 22/May/15 with Graham

gforce - Lead - 16/May/15 with Rory OHM

roryohm - 2nd - 16/May/15 with Graham

freudy_love - 2nd rpt - 08/May/15 with Henry Cowan

Warm up route. almost fell off crux as i knocked my beanie over my eyes!
arose - Lead - 16/Apr/15 with Miles Mconville

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/15

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/14 with Squirrel

great climbing with an interesting early crux
danimal88 - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with charlie

Dougie Harvey - 2nd - 13/Sep/14 with Steve Addy, Mark Littlewood

alice_loudon - 2nd - 07/Sep/14 with Niels

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/14

Captain Solo - 2nd rpt - 17/Jul/14 with Cal

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14

annep11 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/14 with Anna D

E1 in both my guide books. Felt pretty standard e1 to me for the central section.
yarbles - Lead - 07/May/14 with Jo

Blackthorn - 2nd - 07/May/14 with Ollie

Hidden - Lead - May/14

colin.morrison - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/13 with Ewan

Another good route but the next one was cut short by a thunderstorm!
Captain Solo - Lead - 23/Jul/13 with Colin M

Bry - 2nd β - 09/Jul/13 with Chris Hind

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13

maryleese - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Bobby Greig

arose - 2nd - 07/Jun/13 with Adrian Dunlop

scottyskier82 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Ali Rose

Great route!
cbeard - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Chris Stafford, Jonny Hawkins

Thin crux, but awesome final crack.
stafford101 - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Jonny, Charlie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/12

Matt Harle - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Ben Barnard

Ross Kirkland - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/12 with Matthew Thomson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/12

Another great route. Easy E1 sounds fair.
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Catrin Nichols

allyrocke - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Chris Prescott, Rachel Wilkie

The Big Sender - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/12 with morgan trigg

catjm - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Ally Rocke, Chris Prescott

Triggalicious - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Tom E

catrin289 - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/12 with Liam Ingram

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

Took my first lob! And trashed Andy's offset... Great route, though not E1.
Alex the Alex - Lead dog - Jun/12

Adam Lincoln - 2nd - 25/May/12 with Meg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/12

ferdia - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/11 with Hertha

Tough little crux! Good climbing though the whole way..
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Emily

simon_D - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/10 with Fiend

isi_o - 2nd - 12/Sep/10 with Mark

Great route, with easy moves up to tricky traverse and then easy moves again before tricky move half way up final crack, great climbing!
scottski - Lead β - 29/Aug/10 with Mike Lates

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/10

benkelsey - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Remus Knowles

found this quite tough, took a while to commit to the crux and a hardish move near the top also. thought it solid at E1 but I may be the only one.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10 with rcammack

Tough traverse after first crack.
rcammack - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Jamie Sparkes

Philippa Arding - 2nd - 03/Jun/10 with gavin kelly

colinthrelfall - 2010

pimpy - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/09 with Owen

dave o - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Julia H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/09

Hidden - TR - 03/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/08

Very pleasant and fun, HVS, not E1.
henwardian - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 26/May/07

Hand mashing fun, tricky at the start
s0458892 - May/07 with Becky

gaz.marshall - Lead dog - May/05 with Steev

Hidden - Lead - May/04

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/03

Paz - Lead O/S - Jun/02 with TS

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Rog Wilko - 2nd - Jun/99 with Pete Nugent

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - May/99 with Graham Exley

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 25/Sep/93 with Mike Lates

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Total votes cast 75
hard E10 of 25
E16 of 25
easy E110 of 25
hard HVS4 of 25
HVS5 of 25
easy HVS0 of 25
hard VS0 of 25
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hard 5c0 of 25
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hard 5b1 of 25
5b17 of 25
easy 5b5 of 25
hard 5a0 of 25
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easy 5a0 of 25
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