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Sandy Crack*** E2 5c

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[mid-spakage, what a route, 2 kb]The stunning soaring crack is a mega-classic, as good as any route of its length in the UK. Pull through the tough roof-crack to reach the ledge then jam the narrowing crack with escalating difficulties (great cam protection) until the break arrives. Move right and back left to access the final short crack. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Classic Rock Climbs In Northern England by Bill Birket, Ultimate E2 ticklist.

Photo: mid-spakage, what a route © robertmichaeladams
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This climb is in 13 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Frank the Husky - 2014

Northumberland shows who's boss at the end of an great weekend - what a route. Some more practice at cracks required!
robertmichaeladams - Lead dog - 01/Apr/12 with Sam

Awesome.... go and do it!! but beware this is a real E2
phil64 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11

petegunn - Lead - 07/Oct/10 with John, Davina

Peter Holder - Lead - 24/May/10 with Nick Valente

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/10

great moves to get establshed on the crack. tough and sustained climbing all the way to the top. need to improve my crack climbing to get this one clean.
oliwarlow - Lead - 30/Aug/09 with Dave W

Need to come back and lead this route! awesome!!!
KragKing - 2nd - 2009

chris sm - 2nd rpt - 10/May/08 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - 2nd - Jul/04 with Andy Hyslop

Made the starting moves alright but was surprised at the sustained difficulties to come - very thin crack - finger tip wide in places and it killed my toes! To be honest I was disappointed - more with my performance than the route.
allmag - Lead - 15/Jul/89

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 11/May/86 with Gordon McAllan

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
hutchay, Hidden, Hidden, hobblingfool, Richard Fletcher, Hidden, Mattlamb90, monsteratt, Dan Geh, Kirriemuir, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, DavidR

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