Prince's Crack

2 Stars
 HS 4b

Adjacent Routes
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From a roofed-in alcove, move left to access the 'Royal Seat' then finish up the steep groove behind. A compelling line.
FA. Eric Byne early 1930s

USER COMMENTS

Is it just me or should this route have a higher grade then just S 4a, i found it quite a struggle and i usually climb at VS 4c/5a. Or maybe i'm just bein lame.
Trumpy - 17/Jul/04

Agreed - I've found it trickier than 4a every time I've done it.
Kevin Stapley - 18/Jul/04

Maybe 4b, but still only Severe.

Satisfyingly steep.
Steve Marsden - 24/Jun/05

excellent route, though surely at least Hard Severe
helix - 01/Sep/05

Definitive S 4b: low crux with a sling next to your head.
Offwidth - 04/May/06

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