UKC

20m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
The alternative start to The Wasdale Crack is also very popular. Start on the right side of the ledge.
1) 4a. 20m. Traverse out to the arete on the right and follow it to the shoulder. The thin right-leading crack above the traverse is Slingsby's Variation, S.
2) 4c, 5m. Pitch 2 of The Wasdale Crack. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Start at the bottom of Wasdale Crack.
1.) 16m, traverse delicately right until a pull around onto the arete can be made. Climb the arete to the shoulder.
2.) 4m, pitch 2 of the Wasdale Crack.

WH Fowler Sep/1894.

Ticklists

Lakes Hard Severe and Mild VS , Turbo-Punter's Tradification

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WesF 22 Jun Show βeta
βeta: First pitch nice, second pitch is very polished. Protection for second via a sling and cam round the back of the northeastern most corner
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βeta: First pitch nice, second pitch is very polished. Protection for second via a sling and cam round the back of the northeastern most corner
BStar 30 Jul, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Abseil tat at the shoulder has core showing. Could do with being replaced if it going to be used
βeta?
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βeta: Abseil tat at the shoulder has core showing. Could do with being replaced if it going to be used
Rog Wilko 23 Jul, 2011 Show βeta
βeta: One star for the climbing; two stars for the history; three stars for getting safely back to the shoulder.
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βeta: One star for the climbing; two stars for the history; three stars for getting safely back to the shoulder.

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The Wasdale Crack

Grade: HS 4c ***
(The Napes)

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