Knick Knack E1 5b

Rockfax Description
The thin cracks in the south-facing wall lead to hard moves leftward and an exit via the arete. © ROCKFAX

R Sheriff 1990

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dominic lee - Solo - 06/Jun/15

Yeah, it's not E1. I can see a HVS grade being reasonable as the fall isn't very nice, although it's pretty easy even then. Easy HVS/5a IMO. Would be a little more exciting without the right crack too.
ebf - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Marc Jones, Woody

PaulHermes - 2nd - 25/May/15 with Paul VCCC

Roget - Solo O/S - 24/Dec/14 with robin

John Higgs - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/14 with Allan Watson, Luke Green

Robin Nichols - Solo O/S - 10/Nov/14

Climbed for an easy E1 tick. Probably more like VS.
ralphio - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/14 with Maumau

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14

nick ferro - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Sonam Norbu

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/14 with Kamil

lloydellis93 - 2nd - Feb/14 with Jon Holmes

Dave Mason - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Trev Tatler

E1 in the book, wasn't planning as a first but looked ok. Now HVS deserves VS
antdav - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Lorraine

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/13

Nice route. Much easier then it looks...
charley - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Steve Fletcher

chumleywarner - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12 with Charley Fell

jshields - Lead - 25/Feb/12 with Dave Sargent, Ed James

davewsargent - 2nd O/S - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - 2012

was wet and the top out was very grim.. alright moves but short lived
Aaron Hauptmann - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/11

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

adam carless - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/11

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 21/May/11

ronmcdonald - TR O/S - May/11

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/10

thekendo - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with PMDC

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/09 with Ben Johnson

Hidden - 2009

Lewis Stewart - Solo O/S - 2009 with Dan, Phil, Claire and Eddie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08

Mild HVS at best...
Pythonist - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/07

jonathan watt - TR - 11/Apr/07

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 01/Nov/06 with Dave Turner

HVS variation.
mikej - Lead - 14/Jun/05 with Rick Naylor

mikej - TR - 21/Aug/99 with M

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 1998 with chopper

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Total votes cast 31
hard E20 of 10
E20 of 10
easy E20 of 10
hard E10 of 10
E10 of 10
easy E10 of 10
hard HVS0 of 10
HVS2 of 10
easy HVS6 of 10
hard VS2 of 10
VS0 of 10
easy VS0 of 10
hard 5c0 of 10
5c0 of 10
easy 5c0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 10
5b0 of 10
easy 5b0 of 10
hard 5a0 of 10
5a5 of 10
easy 5a5 of 10
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