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The Sting E2 5b

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12m. Climb to a ledge right of 'Elgin's Crack' and follow the thin crack to a steep ramp which trends right to the top. Not popular.
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Good climb, run out in the middle, made the mistake of climbing too high an going into the break before following the ramp left, tricky down climb traverse then up the proper way. Good to know i can get out a bad situation.
son of thor - 2nd - 2013

Ok... Not as good as Elgin.
mike reed - Lead O/S - Aug/12

Wanted to see what E2 was like. Got pumped - failed!
OwenF - TR dnf - 04/Mar/12 with Debbie

David Stevens - TR dog - 02/Nov/11 with Reuben Crook

mshorter - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with ry

Finished as like Elgin's Crack because it was raining and i could not grip any ledges
Alor_lab - TR dog - 10/Jul/11 with Stephen Barrass

naffan - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Morgan Trigg

Triggalicious - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Harry Holmes

CharlieMack - 2nd O/S - 16/May/10 with Andrew Innes

pocketsarah - 2nd O/S - 16/May/10 with Charlie Mackie, andrew

jamiefoxen - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with bob foster

dave o - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Julia H

Starts well with nice mantel move and lots of small gear, nice crux sequence across ramp (5c?) but then quickly becomes chossy, loose and ivy covered at top... not recommended....
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/08 with Sam

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Dougie Harvey

dougs1232 - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/08 with Lawrie Brand

My first proper fall onto gear, yay... shudder Before attempting the crux i thought I'd better just put in one more piece of gear and did so. This last piece of gear is the only one that stayed in. The other two ended up ripping out a chunk of stone. i ended up about 3 feet from the ground with Leighn hanging 2 feet above me.
R0bbie - Lead dnf - 05/Apr/08 with Leighn Chambers

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Stewart B - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Graham Brown (Father)

el diablo - Lead - 2007

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 14/Jun/06 with John D

Bruce Kerr - 2nd - 24/Apr/06 with Robert Durran

Voting
Total votes cast 15
hard E30 of 5
E30 of 5
easy E30 of 5
hard E20 of 5
E25 of 5
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5c0 of 5
easy 5c1 of 5
hard 5b0 of 5
5b4 of 5
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Style of ascent

Lead10 of 22 (45.5%)
Followed7 of 22 (31.8%)
Toproped3 of 22 (13.6%)
Alt Leads1 of 22 (4.5%)
Unknown1 of 22 (4.5%)

'Climbed'5 of 22 (22.7%)
clean O/S13 of 22 (59.1%)
dogged2 of 22 (9.1%)
dnf2 of 22 (9.1%)