Surprise HVS 5b
[Surprised of Sheffield, 1 kb]16m. Worth seeking out. Struggle up the short crack on the left then the wider one in the centre of the bulges on good jams. A Direct Start is possible for mantelshelf afficionados at 6b. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Wide Cracks, Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties, Stanage for Crack Apprentices.

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Nice:-) its not hvs
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 13/Aug/14 with Andrew Deckon

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/14

hand exploded out of the jam the first attempt, completely unexpected. direct start
Haydn Jones - Lead RP - 29/Apr/14 with neil jobling

Hidden - TR dnf - 29/Mar/14

Took two goes. Thought the starting arete was a lovely problem. Top notch thuggery on the crack above.
Alex Winter - Lead - 16/Sep/11 with Doug

failed. miserably.
JamieSparkes - Lead dnf - 17/Aug/11 with Claire Holland

llamaglama - 2nd - 17/Aug/11 with Jam

Really hard! given the unprotected start and hard 2nd half probably both with 5c moves it probably is more like E1 5c. Good moves though, worth a star though probably not the 2 given in the Stanage guide.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Becky E

akhughes - Sent - 2011

nails
Oliver Houston - 2nd dog - 03/Jul/10

Had a couple of goes up and down crack then backed off
shark - Solo dnf - 23/Apr/10 with Ben & Tom

Hidden - Sent O/S - 15/Apr/10

Hidden - Dec/09

wolverine - 25/Jun/09 with John Nightingale

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/08

danm - Sent - 19/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead - 18/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd dog - 18/May/97

phardman - Lead dog - 17/Sep/95

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/93

NickJH - Lead dnf - May/91 with RParry

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 24/Sep/89 with Dave Forster

surfbish - Lead O/S - Jun/88

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