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Excellent protection ensures the popularity of this fine crack. It has been attempted more than once in mistake for its neighbour, Winking Crack.
1) 10m. Scramble up right from the path to a nut belay in a corner.
2) 6b, 38m. Climb the left arete to a small ledge beneath the crack. Follow the crack - 2 pegs - to a shake out just short of the chimney above. Climb the chimney.
3) 4c, 26m. Slabs and vegetated ledges lead to the top.
FA. (as The Nod) D.Durkan, P.Sandell (some aid) 8.1970
FFA. J.Moran, P.Williams, J.Sonczak 1984