Northumberland > Bowden Doors >
 
Long Crack** HVS 5a

Adjacent Climbs
<< Jackdaw Crack
 
First Century >>
The long widening crack in the groove gives a good tussle. © ROCKFAX
Good steady climbing, ideally suited for indoor wall climbers.
Submit a new photo of this climb.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 106 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

So good. Had some beasty cams so felt like I was cheating.
smithjmw46 - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13

petegunn - 2nd - 29/Oct/13 with Davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/13

ferdia - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/13 with Andy

Klingon - Lead - 29/Jun/13 with Capt Kirk

Klingon - 2nd - 24/Jun/13 with Ewan, Capt Kirk

ewan i - 2nd β - 24/Jun/13 with steve k

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/13

oliverk - Lead dog - 04/May/13 with Tim Clarke

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Mar/13

Proper old-school offwidth thrutch at the top. Sure there are more elegant ways to do it.
Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Will

followed toph's solo so maybe top rope is more appropriate
salix - 2nd - 17/Feb/13 with Topher

noemie5438 - 2nd - 17/Feb/13 with Topher

Klingon - 2nd - 06/Oct/12 with Tony, Nimble

R0bbie - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with James Franklin

JonmapDL - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Ally Rocke

Desperate!
allyrocke - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Jonathon de Leyser

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/12

sarah hawker - TR dog - 26/May/12 with Shunt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/May/12

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd rpt - 06/May/12 with Ross, Fox Lu

pleasant route
robertmichaeladams - Lead - 31/Mar/12 with Sam

barney_edin - Lead - 18/Mar/12 with Mike T, Aby

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/12

daWalt - Lead dnf - 17/Mar/12 with Lisa

First HVS on sight lead
Adrianw - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Neil Morbey

Dan_Murph - 29/Feb/12 with Tim

henning82 - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

Josh Enlander - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/12 with Andy Asquiff

Dafydd Llywelyn - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Matt Robinson

Tom Macleod - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

Matt_L_Robinson - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

smollett - Lead - 07/Oct/11 with jurga

Jurga - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/11 with James

Great route, much nicer than it looks
Chris wilson - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Allan

Ewanski - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

nich0las - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Ewan P

Hidden - 26/Jun/11

Klingon - 2nd - 22/Jun/11 with Steve Kirkup

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 10/May/11 with Tom HS

dj_brigham05 - Solo O/S - 01/May/11 with James Connolly, Rob Tyler

Tom Baird - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Nathan Beard, Mark Howie

mhowie - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with stovepilot, Nathan

backpack - 2011

Dave Latimer - 2nd - 07/Nov/10

Klingon - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Albert, Steve Kirkup

Hidden - Lead - 02/Oct/10

Took a while to work out the top moves as you are pushed out of the corner. Got stuck in a "rest" bridging position that I couldn't get out of!
jonny taylor - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Andy B

barney800 - 2nd - 18/Sep/10 with Andy Blackett, Jonny Taylor

ablackett - 2nd rpt - 18/Sep/10 with Jonny

Not having a good day!
Elsier - 2nd - 05/Sep/10 with Ian

RuthC - 2nd - 22/Aug/10 with Matt Maynard

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Ian Jones, Ruth Colston

Awkward with the jams. And then it rained.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Victor Manzanera Garcia

Maxi enjpyment belaying Ecky on this, he busted some cool moves and the banter was class.
SeanB - 2nd - 31/Jul/10 with Ecky

Brilliant! do this route immediately
Neil Mackenzie - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10 with Sean

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/10

Ginger McGrath - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with callum taylor

Callum T - 2nd rpt - 21/Mar/10 with Graham McGrath

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2010

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

frenchpeter - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 31/Oct/09

andybroadway - 2nd - 27/Sep/09

NaomiHart - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/09 with Peter Hart

PeteH - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/09 with Naomi Hart

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Dougie Harvey

dougs1232 - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Lawrie Brand

Vicki M - 2nd - 15/Aug/09 with Lawrie

lead it in the dark, mostly on jams. pretty much onsight/retro flash as i know i seconded it a long time ago but couldn't remember a thing!
andrew sandercock - Lead rpt - 05/Aug/09 with Chrismo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 27/May/09 with Mark Mosgrove

Hidden - Lead β - 27/May/09

david morse - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with andy+ben

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/09

odox - Lead - 02/May/09 with Sam Webb

mulletcocktail2000 - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/09 with john

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09

jored - Lead - Apr/09 with Ryan

decs - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08

clive-greenwood - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/08 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/08 with Clive Greenwood

ed woods - 2nd - 05/Jul/08 with Tom

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/08

jonnie3430 - Lead - 10/Feb/08 with Ewan and Fraser

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/07

jonka - Lead - Aug/07 with sean

andymoin - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/07 with Mark Jarvie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/07

jimstanton - Lead - 05/Jun/07 with Hannah

Christopher Williamson - Apr/07

Russell Lovett - 2nd rpt - 25/Mar/07 with tony lickes

Brown - Solo O/S - 07/Nov/06

sgl - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/06 with Matt

barney_edin - Lead O/S - Jul/06

Roget - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/02

stuart100 - Lead O/S - 17/May/00 with Claire Graham

john irving - 1999

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/96

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1995

William Robertson - Solo O/S - 1994 with Emily

Hidden - 2nd - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Ian Jones

Voting
Total votes cast 53
hard E10 of 18
E10 of 18
easy E10 of 18
hard HVS3 of 18
HVS13 of 18
easy HVS2 of 18
hard VS0 of 18
VS0 of 18
easy VS0 of 18
hard 5b0 of 18
5b0 of 18
easy 5b5 of 18
hard 5a9 of 18
5a4 of 18
easy 5a0 of 18
hard 4c0 of 18
4c0 of 18
easy 4c0 of 18
3 Stars4 of 17
2 Stars7 of 17
1 Star6 of 17
0 Stars0 of 17
Bag of .....0 of 17
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 106 (4.7%)
Lead54 of 106 (50.9%)
Followed39 of 106 (36.8%)
Toproped1 of 106 (0.9%)
Unknown7 of 106 (6.6%)

'Climbed'42 of 106 (39.6%)
clean O/S53 of 106 (50.0%)
clean β2 of 106 (1.9%)
clean rpt5 of 106 (4.7%)
dogged2 of 106 (1.9%)
dnf2 of 106 (1.9%)