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The Crescent* S 4b

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[The Crescent - going in!, 2 kb]12m. Start up the crack to the first ledge then move right and hand traverse the edge of the crack until access to the wider curving continuation crack is possible. Pull into this and wriggle though the cliff to reach Layback on the opposite face and finish up this - bizarre. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Classic Rock Climbs In Northern England by Bill Birket.

Photo: The Crescent - going in! © ablackett
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This climb is in 27 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

awesome
theomoore - Solo O/S - 15/Jul/14

Difficult squeeze in as not many holds or protection. Wouldn't want to be a big guy fitting in here!! Gets wider at other side...difficult climb down off the top as not great retrievable abseils. But an interesting caterpillar style climb. :-)
ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Teresa Torrents

robertmctague - Solo O/S - 2014

Wasn't sure about the offwidth, so did Crescent Wall instead.
MikeLell - Lead dnf - 20/Aug/13 with Mark Dunn

jlowry92 - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/13 with peter ravenscroft

quirky
peter.ravenscroft27 - Solo - 09/Jul/13

mcondon - 2nd - Jun/13

jonny taylor - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Steve, Paul

Klingon - Lead - 09/Sep/12 with Johnny

Richard Fletcher - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/12 with Nicky Brierley

Richard Fletcher - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/12 with Nicky Brierley

Richard Fletcher - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Dan Wilson

08nbrierley - Lead β - 26/Jul/12 with Richard Fletcher

08nbrierley - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Richard Fletcher

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/12

A versatile grading should be put on this one to allow for the thickness of ones belly! Lucky I'm skinny : )
petegunn - Lead - 29/Mar/12 with Davina

Holed my new Borat shorts. Thanks Clyde.
Klingon - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Nimble, Clyde

Very scary, but fun.. First ever abseil too :)
Kayls - 2nd dog - 31/Jul/11 with Tom Anderson

TomAnderson11 - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

Brilliant. If you come here, you have to climb it.
jonny taylor - 2nd - 12/Sep/09 with Andy B

oliwarlow - 2nd - 30/May/09 with Christine

chripstine - Lead - 30/May/09 with Oli

Very interesting; half the climb is climbing, the other half, worming.
stuaart - Lead O/S - 10/May/09 with Mister John Nelson, Thomas Smith

burto - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/09

Christopher Williamson - Jul/07

Marti999 - Solo - 1992

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/74

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
MichaelGallimore, MikeLell, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Dr Caterpillar

Voting
Total votes cast 21
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 27 (22.2%)
Lead11 of 27 (40.7%)
Followed9 of 27 (33.3%)
Unknown1 of 27 (3.7%)

'Climbed'10 of 27 (37.0%)
clean O/S14 of 27 (51.9%)
clean β1 of 27 (3.7%)
dogged1 of 27 (3.7%)
dnf1 of 27 (3.7%)