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Crack of Zawn** HVS 5b

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[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 58 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

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

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

Midged!
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

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

Hidden - 2nd β - 09/Jul/13

Chris Hind - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/13 with Bry

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

I thought the crux was very hard!
brockers - Lead - 04/Jun/12 with Maggie Bass

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

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

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Victor Ivanov, Hidden, JonmapDL, Ropeboy, climbinmunkey

Voting
Total votes cast 60
hard E10 of 20
E16 of 20
easy E18 of 20
hard HVS3 of 20
HVS3 of 20
easy HVS0 of 20
hard VS0 of 20
VS0 of 20
easy VS0 of 20
hard 5c0 of 20
5c0 of 20
easy 5c0 of 20
hard 5b1 of 20
5b14 of 20
easy 5b4 of 20
hard 5a0 of 20
5a1 of 20
easy 5a0 of 20
3 Stars2 of 20
2 Stars18 of 20
1 Star0 of 20
0 Stars0 of 20
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Style of ascent

Lead31 of 58 (53.4%)
Followed23 of 58 (39.7%)
Toproped1 of 58 (1.7%)
Alt Leads1 of 58 (1.7%)
Unknown2 of 58 (3.4%)

'Climbed'18 of 58 (31.0%)
clean O/S34 of 58 (58.6%)
clean β2 of 58 (3.4%)
clean rpt2 of 58 (3.4%)
dogged2 of 58 (3.4%)