Oliver's Twist* VS 4c

Rockfax Description
The wider crack of the pair (or both) just right of the main corner gives a couple of good fist-jamming moves to a steep dirty exit. The thin crack on its own is Short but Thick, HVS 5b. © ROCKFAX

FA. Oliver Woolcock 1963
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gritnit - Lead - 06/Jun/15

Sam McCarthy - 2nd O/S - 23/May/15 with Tom Bennell, James Lowe

James Lowe - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Tom Bennell, Sam M

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/15

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 10/May/15 with Dr Julie

Thunderthighsontheloose - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/15 with Fran Santos

Neal Jobling - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/15 with Tracy

bit rubbish
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/15 with Becky E

john max - Lead - 23/Apr/15 with Andy Prichard

Would be nice if there were more of it.
jonhowson - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/15 with Jimbo

Surprisingly not very 'cracky' rather steep and pumpy with good positive holds
Jimbo C - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/15 with Jon

cem - 2nd rpt - 06/Dec/14 with Kirill Spiridonov

Consolation route after unsuccessful attempt to climb 'Short but Thick'.
Kirill - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/14 with Charles Moreton

Palmer - Lead - 26/Oct/14 with paul renwick

sopaz - 2nd - 26/Oct/14 with Palmer

Hidden - Lead - 03/Oct/14

sting - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14 with kwaidy

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/14

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/14

mikestr555 - Lead - 13/Apr/14

williap - Lead - 13/Apr/14 with verity cross

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14

Wrongly described in Rockfax (1st Ed) - horrible
timreynolds - Lead dnf - 13/Apr/14 with Steve Taylor

AshBash - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

amccann - 2nd - 12/Nov/13

Teappleby - Lead - 12/Nov/13 with Alex McCann

SteveM - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Kat

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with SteveM

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/12 with Steve Grove

With a very enjoyable fall while trying to top out! The downside was it meant doing the crux again since I ended up below it.
Harri777 - Lead - 22/Sep/12 with David Barlow

nick ferro - 16/Sep/12 with Oli Birkill

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Oct/11

Tough little route , pumpy towards the top , rather grubby start and exit . Some good cimbing in between
glennofsheff - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with chris loneragan

First trad climb for sometime, I dragged my way up but got there eventually!
Montygoo - 2nd - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/11

rylett - Lead - 15/Apr/11 with Moritz Lessman

glad to find other people think this is tough for VS 4b. Almost came off but just about managed to down climb it to a rest.
gethin_allen - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/11 with Chris

seriously undergraded this is more like 5a 5 b beware
philb - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Oct/10

Fell off on first attempt after getting stuck in an awkward position between the two cracks. God knows what I was doing. An inauspicious start to the day! Much easier second attempt, stuck to the left hand crack only and it felt more like the VS warm-up I was looking for..
Si dH - Lead RP - 28/Apr/10 with Chris Foster

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/10

Bit of a shock for the grade. Pumped out.
jack89 - Lead dnf - 08/Apr/10 with gaz_jones

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09

did not enjoy this climb. Definitely not 4b.
duzinga - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/08 with Stu Bolton

c_s_hawkins - 29/Apr/07 with sarah

Hidden - 2007

Brown - Solo O/S - 30/Nov/06

Hidden - Solo - 04/Nov/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/May/06

Si Croft - Lead - 19/May/06 with JH

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/05

cem - 2nd - 09/Jan/05 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/02

Hidden - Solo - 07/May/90

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/89

mikej - Solo - 13/Oct/74

Total votes cast 54
hard HVS0 of 19
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5a0 of 18
easy 5a0 of 18
hard 4c0 of 18
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easy 4b0 of 18
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