Anaerobic Crack** E1 5c
[Lee on Anaerobic Crack, E2 6a, Hound Tor., 18 kb]6m. A high, scary and dangerous problem which can be lead at E1 5c. Either way a mat or two will benefit the climber. It takes the distinct and appealing vertical finger crack rising from a boulder strewn approach. To find it, look out for the Vulture or find Aerobic Wall and look high over your left shoulder. Climb the boulders to just beneath the top of the tor, then go back for more mats... Or a rope!

Photo: Lee on Anaerobic Crack, E2 6a, Hound Tor. © Lisa Coles
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This climb is in 76 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

EdGS - Sent O/S - 24/Aug/15

Neil - Solo - 15/Aug/15

supersouthward - 06/Jun/15

DredStripe - Solo β - 26/Apr/15

Brilliant, it's all there superb position, nicely committing.
salix - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/15

Done before, but still a fierce little route. Good, determined lead from Lachlan.
Tom Last - 2nd rpt - 09/Apr/15 with Lachlan Bucknall

kennythescot - Solo RP - 06/Apr/15

Lee_Meaden - Solo G/U - 06/Apr/15 with Luke Robinson, Kenny Brewster

petegunn - Solo - 06/Apr/15 with Davina

BillyDavies - Sent x - 02/Jan/15

waydan - TR - 2015

stephen ashworth - Solo - 30/Nov/14 with Alex cox

snook - Solo O/S - 30/Nov/14 with stephen ashworth

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Oct/14

Fell at the start of summer got straight on and did it today soloed I afterwards!
hornbywill - Lead RP - 11/Oct/14 with alice fuller

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/14

Hidden - Sent O/S - 09/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 04/May/14

No mats or spotters.
kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2014

Tom D - 2nd - 2014

The Wilsonator - TR RP - 2014

KDhruev - Sent x - 11/Dec/13 with Ed

Great little line.
R2B - Solo O/S - 16/Oct/13 with Charlotte

Hidden - TR - 14/Oct/13

Hidden - Sent rpt - 13/Oct/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Jul/13

bit greasey, but with a beautiful sun set to top out to
tim exley - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/13

Really scorching weather for this type of climb. Difficult to hold the finger pocket!
Sean Kelly - TR - 06/Jul/13 with Harry Pearce

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jul/13

My mat felt a long way away.
Motown - Sent β - 13/Jun/13

A great looking route which climbs well, fairly straightforward but you wouldn't want to come off it
Ed morris - Solo O/S - 16/May/13

Oddjob - Sent O/S - 17/Mar/13 with Tom

Luke Dawson - Sent O/S - 01/Dec/12

Such an appealing line, once I saw it I couldnt not climb it!
Mike Goldthorp - Sent O/S - 28/Nov/12 with Andy

Ellis Butler-Barker - Solo O/S - 17/Nov/12 with Dave, Dan

One piece of pre-placed gear. Went easily once the sequence was sorted.
Dale Turrell - Lead RP - 21/Oct/12 with Dave

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with nick

Up and down to the crux a few times after watching someone casually cruise up it. Finally committed and got it! Really nice!
Stanners - Solo β - 14/Oct/12 with James Rich, Mark Davis, Jack Bradbrook

One slightly reachy move, otherwise not that hard. No mats used.
Quarryboy - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/12 with James Rich, Rob Stanfield, Mark Davies

aljezurusrf08 - TR dnf - 14/Jul/12 with Willow

bens - 2nd - 02/May/12

E2 6a in SDD guide! This time had gear in crack but climbed to the left of the crack - involving a big sticking out crystal for the left. Felt good.
andy_pemberton - Lead - May/12 with Dave Marshall

SimonMarcYoung - TR dnf - 24/Feb/12

AmandaJury - TR β - 16/Sep/11

05bwardl - TR RP - Sep/11 with DAD

Hidden - Lead β - 14/Aug/11

elbeanio - Sent - Jun/11

Jack_F - Sent O/S - 25/May/11

the pad isnt gonna help but it was there so it became a boulder problem....5c is about right..i did climb down and then went up and did it...nice
Duncan Campbell - Sent β - 12/Aug/10 with Henry

timreynolds - TR - 25/Jun/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 25/Apr/10

jld579 - Solo - 2010

Alex17 - 2010

tom169 - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/09

joese7en - Solo RP - 17/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - Jun/09

One fall, ground up
Reeges - Lead RP - 24/Jan/09 with Nick Saunders

Blew onsight!
sebrider - Solo RP - 2009

Hidden - Sent dnf - 25/Oct/08

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/08

Hidden - Sent O/S - 07/Jun/08

eley1 - Sent - Jun/08

Hidden - Solo β - 04/May/08

gaz.marshall - Lead G/U - May/08 with em

Dave Searle - Sent - Aug/07

eugeneth - Lead RP - 29/Jul/07 with Chris M

climber sim - 2007

hippo99 - 2007

jonlord - 2nd - May/05

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - May/04

Assume this is the same climb that's always been 'Anaerobic Crack' in the SDD guidebook.
cornishlee - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/04 with Steve Coles

Jon Evans - 2004

Gibson27 - Lead RP - 2004

andy_pemberton - Lead - Jun/01

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