Birthday Crack* VS 5a
7m.

Rockfax Description
Thankfully the imposing fissure is easier than it looks. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Wide Cracks, Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

andy.smythe - Lead - 09/Jul/15

Pero - 2nd - 09/Jul/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/May/15

Nick1812P - 2nd O/S - 25/May/15 with speedy, Micki, Jake

from Oblongata
MSchobitz - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Nick Priestley, Alex McCann

stupidly hard. Is not easier than it looks!
andy.smythe - Lead dnf - 16/May/15

benlatham07 - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/14

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14 with Floris

Brilliant hand jamming. Enjoyable.
gavinpeach - 2nd O/S - 26/Oct/13 with Max Pendleton

andy jennings - 2nd β - 17/Nov/12 with Floris

Happy Birthday Chris.
jshields - Lead - 29/Sep/12 with Ed James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

excellent gem whilst it lasts, VS 5a** on new guide is spot on
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Jim

Oceanic - 15/Mar/12

A good fight
harold walmsley - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/12 with Colin Struthers

timmyhobby - Lead - 03/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd RP - 20/Aug/11

TerryLines - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/11

SteveM - Lead - 20/Mar/11 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd dog - 20/Mar/11 with SteveM

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/10

fatbuoybazza - Lead dnf - 02/Oct/10 with AnnB, TimG

fatbuoybazza - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with AnnB, TimG

tough start that needs a bit of thinking, but short and quickly finished.
gethin_allen - Lead β - 18/Sep/10 with Pete V, Jimbo C

Attempted to lead at first by jamming the crack, but lowered off. Gethin sussed the moves, I then romped up using an arete hugging / layback technique.
Jimbo C - 2nd - 18/Sep/10 with Pete, Gethin

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/10

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Tony Holdsworth

Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Martin Haworth

Hidden - 2nd - 07/May/09

Adam1973 - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Big Ian

Hidden - 2009

smudge - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/08 with Will G

climbingfoetus - Lead - 11/Jun/05 with Tom Phillips (Spike)

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Solo - 09/Mar/97

babymoac - Lead - 08/May/94 with Manda

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jul/93

Roget - Lead O/S - 03/May/92 with jim

mikej - Lead dnf - 21/Oct/90 with Mike Byles

done before this in 70's
uphillnow - Lead - 1986

stp - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/85

Hidden - 1984

Hidden - 2nd - 1984

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/81

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 20/Apr/69 with Dez Hadlum

mikej - Lead dnf - 01/Sep/67 with John Lee

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
hthom, callumbtaylor, David Carpenter

Voting
Total votes cast 49
hard HVS1 of 17
HVS1 of 17
easy HVS5 of 17
hard VS9 of 17
VS1 of 17
easy VS0 of 17
hard HS0 of 17
HS0 of 17
easy HS0 of 17
hard 5b0 of 16
5b0 of 16
easy 5b0 of 16
hard 5a2 of 16
5a0 of 16
easy 5a13 of 16
hard 4c0 of 16
4c1 of 16
easy 4c0 of 16
3 Stars0 of 16
2 Stars4 of 16
1 Star10 of 16
0 Stars2 of 16
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