Bull's Crack

3 Stars
 HVS 5a

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24m. A fine climb up a great line; the soaring corner bounding Yellow Wall. Layback and jam the corner passing the jutting nose with difficulty. The shelf of Rabbit Ledge offers a lie-down rest (and a possible belay). Once recovered, step left into the continuation chimney and wriggle up this to the top. Photo on page 53.
FA. Derek Bull 1959


First HVS lead last year. Saw 'the line' and had to climb it, even though I probably wasn't really ready for it. Took a while to work out the bulge, but good rest position to go back to directly underneath. Traverse out right to rabbit ledge left the palate a bit sticky aswell! Still don't think it's three stars having done it several times since.
Dave Foster - 07/Dec/06

I've got to agree, it's a really compelling line but the reality wasn't as good as I'd imagined. Still a very worthwhile route though. I still need to come backto climb senility, but I think it looks the better route.
David Berry - 27/Aug/08

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