The name speaks for itself. Still possible without the undercut but a long reach is needed to clip a peg on the Direct Variation. Without the peg it's a bold E6.

P Livesey 19/Apr/1974

Ticklists

Extreme Rock, Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett, Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain, The BMC 70th Anniversary Ticklist, 100 or so good E6s - aye Caff, Fast & Free: Pete Livesay's Top 30 British Classics, Ultimate E5 ticklist, Lakeland's Greatest Pioneers, Borrowdale FRCC Guide 'Top Fives', Nuts of Legends

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
Hidden ??, 2016 2nd
Bob ??, 2013 -
Hidden ??, 2011 -
Jack Geldard ??, 2011 -
Tom Briggs ??, 2000 Lead
Steve Crowe 7 Sep, 1994 Lead One fall, off dirty holds. I have led Footless Crow Direct since.
with karin
One fall, off dirty holds. I have led Footless Crow Direct since.
with karin
Neil McA 8 May, 1993 2nd Desperate crux!
with Paul Jenkinson
Desperate crux!
with Paul Jenkinson
Hidden ?Jul, 1990 AltLd
donie ??, 1990 -
donie ??, 1990 -
donie ??, 1990 -
donie ??, 1990 -
donie ??, 1990 -
donie ??, 1990 -
donie ??, 1990 -
Hidden ??, 1990 Lead O/S
donie ??, 1990 -
Bruce Kerr 4 Jun, 1989 2nd
with Dave Simmonds
with Dave Simmonds
Hidden 7 May, 1988 Lead
Bob 27 May, 1987 Lead dog This was before the flake went. Took a few falls from the crux which puts paid to the rumour I soloed it!
with E. Cleasby
This was before the flake went. Took a few falls from the crux which puts paid to the rumour I soloed it!
with E. Cleasby
Eduardo Martinez ??, 1987 Lead O/S Before the holds fell off I guess because I did it cleanly.
Before the holds fell off I guess because I did it cleanly.
Pete Wimbush ??, 1987 2nd
with Terry Ralphs
with Terry Ralphs
keefe 12 Aug, 1986 -
andybirtwistle 19 Jul, 1986 2nd Before the undercuts were destroyed when it was 6b Had to take a couple of rests but managed the moves
with Andy Moss
Before the undercuts were destroyed when it was 6b Had to take a couple of rests but managed the moves
with Andy Moss
rocksol ?Jul, 1986 Lead O/S before loss of hold OK for grade. Followed behind Rab & Martin Boysen
before loss of hold OK for grade. Followed behind Rab & Martin Boysen
Hidden ??, 1986 Lead rpt
Ian Carr 20 Sep, 1985 -
with Mick Hardwick
with Mick Hardwick
andyb211 ?Aug, 1984 AltLd dog
with Dave Brown
with Dave Brown
Mike Owen 29 Jul, 1984 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
with Elaine Owen
Hidden ??, 1984 2nd
Hidden 7 Aug, 1982 Lead
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