UKC

Climb into the niche and then the obvious left slanting crack. A classic of the crag.

Ticklists: Tom Randall's Classic Hand cracks, Tonbridge School Sandstone Graded List, WideBoyz Crack School, Southern Sandstone Rockfax Top 50.


ClimberDateStyle
rumblesan 18/Jun/17 TR RP

The main reason I made the trip to high rocks, and totally worth it. Pleased to make it on the second attempt as well. First was suitably epic, what with all the faffing so I could get the shunt unloaded and descend. Jamming is coming on well, rope work not so much

Munch 11/Jun/17 -
with Graham
bryan61 11/Jun/17 TR rpt

its been a few years, as good as its ever

with calvin
James_Fletcher 29/Aug/16 TR dnf

DNF - Couldn't even start this one!

with Derek, Graham C
Graham C 06/Aug/16 TR rpt
Flavio 16/Apr/16 TR RP

This crack is the only route at High Rocks in condition atm while the rest is a barren slimy green wasteland. This is because I spent almost an hour with a towel cleaning it before climbing it again! You are welcome.

thomas108 ??/2015 -
Steve Dunton ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
dickie01 21/May/11 TR
royal ?/May/11 TR dnf

Lost it on the jams in the crack and fell off. Very good route, next time.

Graham C 12/Aug/10 TR rpt
with Marti
Marti999 12/Aug/10 TR O/S
Ed Neil 06/Apr/10 TR dnf

Never climb when wet.

with Mr G
Mr G 05/Apr/10 TR O/S
Mr G 05/Apr/10 TR dnf
with Ed Neil
Brown ??/2010 -

not sure of date

Hidden ?/Aug/09 -
Hidden ?/Aug/09 -
Hidden 26/Jul/09 TR dnf
Hidden 26/Jul/09 TR dog
Hidden 27/Jun/09 TR
RFWilkie 19/Jun/09 TR dnf
dan gibson 31/May/09 TR
with anna barnes
Hidden 06/Jul/08 TR O/S
Graham C ?/Jul/07 TR O/S
with Nina
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
davebowes ??/2006 -
DAL ??/2006 TR
Hidden ??/2003 -
Hidden ??/1999 TR RP
Hidden 25/Aug/98 TR rpt
Hidden 03/May/96 TR
Hidden ?/Jun/90 TR O/S
andy gittins ??/1990 -
Oliver Hill 01/Oct/86 TR

The classic crack climb on sandstone. Only use jams for hands. 12 minimum. 163.5 maximum (a la Tony Yaniro). Good jamming practise from fist to finger

Hidden ??/1985 TR
Rob Davies ??/1984 TR dnf

Tricky start, excellent diagonal crack but couldn't manage finishing bulge

with Angus McLean
Gordon Stainforth 25/Aug/75 TR

One of the best routes on SS of its standard (when it's dry!)

with Bill Wintrip, Nick Gregory
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