12m. Climb the wide crack out of the bog to a 4 m thread runner. Swim upward through the rounded overhanging offwidth to the top. Desperate.

Tony and Robin Barley. 1963

Ticklists: Wide Cracks, The Dirty Dozen, Yorkshire Off Widths, Thrutch and Clutch, UK road to wide crack mastery.


ClimberDateStyle
Hidden 26/Nov Lead dog
TomatoPro 05/Nov Lead dnf

Attempted lead. Absolute ball, another full body fight, no finger strength necessary. Attempted to do it apparently the wrong way round (facing left instead of right) and spent an hour shuffling up and down the same foot and a half of rock - each time I got higher I would run out of steam and slither down or fall out. One bigger fall held by a dragon 6. Got some extra beta from Flavio towards the end of my attempt and had one last go. Amazing fun, hope to come back and complete! Still aching two days later.

tim newton 10/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Rachel Slater 10/Oct/15 2nd O/S

Exciting offwidth thrutching!

petegunn 07/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/15 2nd rpt
petegunn 06/Oct/13 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/13 2nd rpt
PeteH 20/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Lead dnf
MeMeMe 01/Jun/13 Lead
with Tom
tommytwotone 01/Jun/13 2nd
with Mike
petegunn 01/Jun/13 Lead

Excellent

with Bill, Davina
wildbill 01/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 01/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 03/Sep/10 2nd dog
pebbles 03/Sep/10 Lead dog

one fall near the bottom. the rest an unholy thrutch but satisfying!

with crofty
philw ??/2010 -
petellis 21/Jul/08 Lead dnf

probably the hardest E1 in the world, got my hands on the top of the crag but could go no further. A cracking route!

Scott Anderson ??/2007 -
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