Chalkie and the Hex 5

2 Stars
Technical
 5+

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The appealing full-height crack demands good technique.
FA. C.Ellison, H.Venables 1981. Bolted in 2002.

USER COMMENTS

Nice route, bit polished in the crack. Quite hard and strenuous for the grade.
Siderunner - 05/Sep/05

not polished at all! I'd say it was quite technical but about the right grade (slightly high in the grade perhaps..)
Wilbur - 05/Sep/05

Hard for F5+ but thats because I cant climb cracks for shit!
FredMead - 29/Dec/05

hard 5+, but still in the grade given...a difficlut onsight - just jam and grit your teeth
viking - 30/Jan/06

If it was lead on gear around VS 4c to HVS 5a so defintately not harder than 5+!!!! A nice climb, this area of the cuttings is much better than the climbs as you first walk in.
CurlyStevo - 04/Feb/06

I was knackered after no sleep but this felt tought for a 5+. I guess it's a case of being used to crack climbing.
drcorbasisgod - 10/Apr/06

Lovely route. Shame its not longer. Not hard for the grade, just be precise with hand and foot placements. 2 star
Lloyd - 10/Jul/07

Lovely route check out my blood all the way up the crack
ouch - 14/Aug/07

The committing swing into the crack felt hard for 5+, very polished footholds. Good value.
John Parker - 03/Aug/08

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