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King Krank** E5 6b

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[King Krank at Pen Trwyn, 3 kb]A superb winding route with good protection. Three wires are needed on easy sections. Whether you consider it 7a+ or E5, it is low in both grades. The crux moves by the second bolt are easier than they first appear. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 39 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

done 9 years ago
LRob - Lead β - 30/Apr/13

Pretty much a sport route. didn't see how Murdoch did the crux or the wall above, but was clipping his gear. great move on the crux when you work it out.
willoates - Lead β - 16/Apr/13 with Murdoch

LRob - Lead - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/11

Heavily dogged. UK 6b is hard.
Duncan Campbell - UKC - 2nd - 12/May/11 with Mason

wicked shouldery crux by the second bolt. By the third bolt i traversed way out right to the axle attack L/O as i committed to some gnarly fingery traverse and it kept coming.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 12/May/11 with Laura Perry, Duncan Campbell

Rob Pitt - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/10 with Keith Scarlett

never E5 or E anything for that matter (the bolt spacing adds nothing to the climbing as its all straightforward on non bolt-protected sections). tricky crux and quite blind to finish, very good climbing. Fr 7a+
ksjs - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/10 with pete

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10

barni - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10 with luke, Liam fleming

Hidden - 10/Oct/09

Tried to flash, got second go. First 7a+
Stig - Lead RP - 20/Sep/09 with Goi

Super route.
goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with James Rees

Rob Pitt - Lead dog - 06/Jul/09 with Nick Arding

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jul/09

Rich Kirby - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/09 with Nige & Ewan

nige - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/06 with adam ellwood

Boy - 2006

Mark Riley - 2nd - Oct/03 with Norman Clacher

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

Graham Iles - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/01 with Jenny Tweedy

bronsonite - Lead O/S - Jun/99 with Nathan Lawrence

Hidden - 1999

sadams - Lead RP - 01/Jun/98 with Andy Bowie

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 31/Mar/95 with Nick Ashton

michael burrows - Lead dnf - 30/Aug/94 with dan

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/93 with Hugh/Phil/Innes

Used to be more of a sport route than E5 and very reach dependent - crux can be bypassed! Top still awkward though
Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1993 with AM

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jun/92

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jul/90

Billg - Lead O/S - 13/May/90 with Jon Barton

Billg - Lead O/S - 1990

shark - Lead O/S - 1988 with Derek Toulalan

Hidden - 1987

mark mcgowan01 - 1987

Ian Jones - Lead RP - Aug/83 with Crazy Huw (RIP)

Mike Owen - 24/Jul/83 with Elaine Owen

robyn1 - 1980

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/69

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, eugeneth

Voting
Total votes cast 35
hard E60 of 12
E60 of 12
easy E60 of 12
hard E50 of 12
E53 of 12
easy E57 of 12
hard E42 of 12
E40 of 12
easy E40 of 12
hard 6c0 of 12
6c0 of 12
easy 6c0 of 12
hard 6b0 of 12
6b7 of 12
easy 6b2 of 12
hard 6a3 of 12
6a0 of 12
easy 6a0 of 12
3 Stars4 of 11
2 Stars5 of 11
1 Star2 of 11
0 Stars0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Lead29 of 39 (74.4%)
Followed3 of 39 (7.7%)
Unknown7 of 39 (17.9%)

'Climbed'13 of 39 (33.3%)
clean O/S16 of 39 (41.0%)
clean β2 of 39 (5.1%)
clean rpt2 of 39 (5.1%)
clean RP4 of 39 (10.3%)
dogged1 of 39 (2.6%)
dnf1 of 39 (2.6%)