Nursery Crack VS 5b

Rockfax Description
Tough to grade (it was Diff for years) and tougher to climb. Jamming is the traditional and torrid approach, laybacking is a more modern way of doing it. Monster cams are sensible. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Wide Cracks, Stanage for Crack Apprentices, Thrutch and Clutch, WideBoyz Crack School.

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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

rajeshwarbisht - 2nd dnf - 27/Sep/15 with Flavio

FlavioL1989 - Lead G/U - 27/Sep/15 with Raj Bisht

soph - Lead dog - 10/Jul/15 with Michaela Tracy, Dan Middleton

harder than the vice! chockstone at the top is loose - undercutting it not recommended!
JamieSparkes - Lead RP - 22/May/15 with Clement Hutin

Canyak - 2015

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/14 with Ben Corbey, Sky

Absolutely spanked me.
franhammond92 - Lead dnf - 14/May/14 with Micki Schobitz

Dan Arkle - 2014

Stanage HVS
migs493 - 2nd β - 01/Jun/13 with LO

tried various means eventually settled for laybacking the first bit then armbars, leg jams and plenty of udging. absolutely knackering and great fun. well protected with monster cams
pebbles - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/11 with courteney

uphillnow - 2011

Given HVS 6a in the BMC guide. I think this might have something to do with the suggestion that you climb the entire thing by burying yurself in the crack. We did this for the first couple of moves then resorted to laybacking.
Andrew Barker - Solo - 22/Aug/10 with Tom Lyons

Tez29 - Solo O/S - 28/May/10 with Todd, Tom, Ivan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/08

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Laurence (UMBC)

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Feb/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

goi.ashmore - Lead β - 29/Jul/07 with Duncan Irving

Peakpdr - Lead O/S - 2007 with phill

Scottish78 - 01/Apr/05

Hidden - 2nd β - 27/Jun/04

Andy Say - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Solo - 17/Oct/72

A bit stiff for a Diff.
mikej - Solo dnf - 30/May/70 with Dave Williams, E

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Bernie L, Lenny, humptydumpty, teamrob, PanzerHanzler

Total votes cast 21
hard E10 of 8
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