Black Jam Arete* HVS 5a
30'. The left-hand arete of Black Jam Crack in its entirety.
E. Holt, Dave Thomas, Nick Hancock 1980
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This climb is in 31 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

On Pete's gear and popped for the break, but the best way uses knee bar,toe jam and toe hook and a guppy . master class by PS. Great place with blue and green Damsel flys:)
alice fuller - Lead β - 24/Jun/15 with kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/15

Top of the grade. Got pumped hanging around placings cams which made the final moves tricky!
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 30/May/15 with Vienna

Tristan Sherlock - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

timreynolds - Lead - 06/Aug/14 with Neil Rigiani, Harry Pearce

Neil Rigiani - 2nd β - 06/Aug/14 with Tim Reynolds, Harry Pearce

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/Jul/13

Great route, helps if your a lanky fecker.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Mark Davis, Jack Bradbrook

The difficulties aren't sustained but as Rob says being a lanky fu*ker helps.
Quarryboy - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Rob Stanfield, Mark Davies

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/12

martin clarke - Lead dog - 10/Aug/12 with chris floss_81

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/12

Sarah Welsh - Lead - 25/Jul/12 with Emma Grant

This will be suited to the taller chap, not little uns like me!
Richy boy - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with JackHatton

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/11

stephen ashworth - 2nd - 28/Jun/11 with john frost, floss_81

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/11

Lewis Stewart - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Chris

Myfingershavefallenoff - 04/Jun/11

jcook1980 - Lead - 2011 with Leo

leohl - 2nd - 2011 with Jonathon Cook

timreynolds - Lead - 16/Aug/10 with Steve Taylor

Homes - Lead - 25/Jul/10 with Jonny C

jcook1980 - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Luke Holmes

Beautiful crag - great swimming in the river!
mattparratt - 2nd - 23/May/10

Went with college, in the rain!
Tom Seccombe - 25/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/09

eley1 - Lead - 2008 with graham

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/03

petegunn - TR - 05/May/00 with Matt Wilkes

Hidden - 2000

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