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Watchtower Crack*** 16

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[Grinning from ear to ear on Watchtower Crack (16), 2 kb]95m. The massive right facing open book corner. Go for it in the morning shade.
John Fahey, Peter Jackson, Ted Batty, Bob Bul 06/Mar/1966

Photo: Grinning from ear to ear on Watchtower Crack (16) © Stig
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This climb is in 52 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Superb route!
Ceridwen - AltLd - 24/Apr/14 with Niall McLean

E1 with no cams or bolt hangers!
jakenichol - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/14 with Kayleigh Tremaine

Lp 1st 2 pitches Se 2nd 2. what a line
jamie d - AltLd β - Nov/13

cbeard - AltLd O/S - 11/May/13 with Babsi Muehlbauer

Dibdawg - AltLd O/S - 10/Jan/13 with Jonas Kuginis

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2013

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Nov/12

colin.morrison - AltLd O/S - 15/Dec/11 with Ross Bingham

Awesome! I led the first pitch and my German friend stole the next two, then I finished with a fourth. Would go for it in two next time.
Theeni - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/11

Steve Gretton - 2nd O/S - 09/May/11 with Justin Whittington, Craig Orgill

Led P3 &4 - most amazing climb! I had 2 x camalot 4 but they are useless camalot 5 needed.
Pete Nugent - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/10 with Kellly Biasiolli

MelH - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/10

Ant Harris - 2010

robgixer - Lead O/S - 2010

Siderunner - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/09 with Kirsten

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/09

A scary introduction to the Araps. Fantastic route though
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Greg & Marika Ley

david morse - AltLd O/S - Mar/09

mikebee - AltLd O/S - 2009

Karl Bromelow - Lead - 2009

mikebee - AltLd O/S - 2009

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/08

3lair - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Luuuuuke - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/08 with Ian

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

arose - Sep/07

arose - Sep/07 with Nick Kingstone

Awesome
Tez29 - AltLd - 05/Aug/07 with Jurgen

great route and very hot weather.
justin burgoyne - AltLd - Aug/07

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/07 with Kate

last led it in 1989....slightly more offwidth than i remember.....new peg anchor at the top of pitch 3.
Morgan Woods - Lead rpt - 06/Mar/07 with Cindy

Pitches 2 & 4
Pythonist - Lead O/S - Dec/06 with Ian Lau

al99 - AltLd - Dec/06 with Jane Morris

Stig - AltLd O/S - 09/Oct/06 with Steve

AndyH1710 - Apr/06

johnboyrevel - Lead O/S - Mar/06 with Faye

Absolutely mind blowing, the face is bigger and more exposed than anything id previously experienced, stepping out from the chimney onto the face was truly daunting (Esp for a VS!) Would have come to Araps just for this climb!
tobydunford - AltLd O/S - 02/Apr/05 with Canadian Tiago

MarkDavies36 - AltLd O/S - Apr/05 with Jill Singleton/Davies

peter myers - AltLd O/S - 2005

Boy - 2003

NorthernRock - Apr/02

A great route, very "out there".
Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/02 with Debbie Wilkinson

danm - AltLd - Mar/01 with Tidy John

RossG - 2000

dan gibson - 1998

Hidden - Lead - 13/Nov/97

luckyjim - AltLd - Nov/96 with L Ellett

Climbed with a chap I met in the campsite
Richard Weller - AltLd - Dec/92

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Mar/92

First grade 16....still remember it nearly 20 yrs later.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - Sep/88 with Adrian Cooper

Hidden - Solo O/S - Mar/84

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Voting
Total votes cast 8
hard 171 of 4
170 of 4
easy 170 of 4
hard 161 of 4
162 of 4
easy 160 of 4
hard 150 of 4
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 52 (1.9%)
Lead11 of 52 (21.2%)
Followed1 of 52 (1.9%)
Alt Leads29 of 52 (55.8%)
Unknown10 of 52 (19.2%)

'Climbed'22 of 52 (42.3%)
clean O/S28 of 52 (53.8%)
clean β1 of 52 (1.9%)
clean rpt1 of 52 (1.9%)