Undercut Crack** E2 5c
[A gritstoner's glory?
John coming out of the roof on Undercut Crack, 3 kb]8m. The short roof crack is a real gritstoner's glory where subtlety is definitely not required - brute force rules OK! © ROCKFAX
FA. Allan Austin 1958. Interestingly the route was originally graded HVS by the Yorkshire hotshot fresh from Almscliff.

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties.

Photo: A gritstoner's glory? John coming out of the roof on Undercut Crack © Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH
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This climb is in 39 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Gave up trying to lead it,thought I'd have another go on bottom end after watching Joe cruise it. It was just as hard - only my hands hurt more
bigdrew - 2nd dog - 05/Oct/14 with Joe Bawden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14

Painful. Will be back.
mrteale - Lead dnf - 18/Jul/14 with MrBlond

So good. Very similar to Browns crack at Ramshaw. Top out was horrid, got my elbow stuck in the crack!
Dan Geh - Lead RP - 05/May/14 with Thomas Geh

Got raped by this brute, lost lots of skin and blood. Glad to get it sent
tgeh - Lead RP - 05/May/14 with dan geh

Tophe - Lead β - 12/Mar/14 with Jonny P

Finally!
funsized - Lead RP - 12/Mar/14 with Chris

Hidden - Lead RP - 2014

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 29/Jun/13

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12

great battle.
john lynch - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/12 with adam harrison

Apharri - Lead RP - 05/Sep/12 with John Lynch

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 19/Jun/12

Tony Kartawick - 2012

cruised this easily tonight (back on form again? or just a lot cooler and better conditions for grit), was feeling so relaxed on the jams mid roof I even stopped to place some gear. Excellent 3 star roof jamming :) !!!
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/11 with james pcc

Clean in one go from the ledge under the roof (i.e. all the hard climbing up to the roof is a mod/diff), 2 falls/several retreats before getting a solid locker in the crack. (removing one of the pieces of gear made it easier though i almost did it the first time). Despite the cuts (didn't tape up!) like to do it again clean from the ground.
Graeme Hammond - Lead RP - 01/Jul/11 with Gavin Singleton

Brown - Lead O/S - 03/May/11 with Gabriel

Hidden - 2nd β - 03/May/11

A real brute for E2.
kingholmesy - Lead dog - 2011 with Andy S

mwatson - 2011

mark20 - Lead dnf - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 19/Jun/10

Gymnastic and hard. Rope in the way.
Tez29 - 2nd RP - 30/May/10 with Todd, Ivan

Had two very poor effort goes and really didn't make much of an impact at all before shouting 'take I'm a little girly girl with a little girly voice and no pubes'
mattyork2 - Lead dnf - 01/May/10 with Johnny Richard

Boy - Oct/09 with Fiona Fullwood

Hidden - 2009

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/07

shoulders - Lead - 05/Aug/07

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/06 with Tuffty Nick

all went horribly wrong
Ram MkiV - Lead dnf - 29/Jun/06 with Tom anfd Mike

ChrisJD - 2nd dog - 24/Sep/05 with AlB

tuftynick - Lead - 2004

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 03/Nov/01

Hidden - Lead dnf - 01/Oct/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/97

Hidden - Lead - 28/Oct/95

Tom V - 1985

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jul/82

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mrteale, Dean177, aretherenoneleft, Jonathan Hall, Chi Cheng, andymoin

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