Calcutta Crack

1 Stars
Technical
 HS 4b

Adjacent Routes
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6m. The twisting crack is very tricky, especially for the short.

USER COMMENTS

Quite a tricky climb. I think the initial reachy moves off a finger jam over the bulge warrent 4c, as does the top out. HS sounds about right though as it's short and well protected.
Woker - 15/Mar/04

A great little climb, definatly worth while the moves are good and so are the holds.
Andy Ayres - 24/Jun/05

Definitely justify a HS 4c (minimum) for the initial and finishing moves.
mcjsspt - 08/Aug/05

If you're 6 ft. and taller, its a piece of cake. If you're a shortie like myself (5'9"), the climb involves jamming, laybacking and bridging, and a very hard and awkward top-out. Just don't leave it as a warming-down route.
PJ_Tan - 22/Aug/05

A great little route, the grade's about right though quite tricky for 4b. Certainly not S 4b as the BMC guide says!
Simon Caldwell - 06/Nov/06

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