Right-hand Trinity

2 Stars
 S 4b

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14m. Climb the right-hand continuous crack directly, initially up an awkward right-facing corner. The crack is a good introduction to the art of hand jamming being both mild and protectable.
FA. Herbert Hartley 1928

USER COMMENTS

Hmm. I found it neither mild (at the bulge) nor particularly protectable (at the bottom). Harder than Xmas Crack.
Simon Caldwell - 02/Sep/02

Great fun for all.
Keith - 08/Apr/03

harder than xmas crack?!! no way, this is serious walk in the park territory compared with that.
rich - 08/May/03

Great climb, to be honest I thought it very similar in difficulty to xmas crack. I think this route feels like a HS You often see people struggling on the crux overhang, I think this is just too much of an undertaking for a S. Also the start is atleast 4b. So I think all in all HS 4b.
Woker - 02/Jul/04

i think the crux on this one is tough for a s4a. felt hs 4b to me.
leon skeldon - 28/Aug/04

severe 4b covers it, there is 1 hard move off a good ledge with a good runner at your waist, everything else is not too hard, a very good route though
MattG - 08/Sep/04

I also felt that it was harder than Xmas Crack and I did them back to back. Partner (seconding) only managed start with coaching and failed on the bulge which I believe was harder and more like 4b.
tchnorton - 01/Jun/05

Best severe at stanage? Did this for the second time yesterday and thought getting off the ground was the crux, however definately not 4b. Worth three stars.
KeithS - 24/Jul/05

Led this in January, then seconded today. The crux is figuring out how to get over the bulge at half height. If you get it right (like I did today) then it's 4a. It's hard to figure out though and I didn't find it at all obvious first time - making this feel awkward 4b/4c. A must-do-classic all the same.
Mutl3y - 19/Apr/06

This is certainly HS 4b, a good route but the worst on the Trinity wall.
Al Evans - 30/Sep/06

I agree it's harder than Christmas Crack, although I did only second CC, and lead this. Thought this was undergraded! But then I was climbing in the dark with a head torch on and someone else's rack. Still, normally when I've found a route hard and top out, I can look back and go 'ok, it wasn't so bad after all', but this one I reckon it was tough. Harder than 4a anyway.
cider nut - 23/Dec/08

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 160
    hard HS 0 of 77
    HS 0 of 77
    easy HS 26 of 77
    hard S 23 of 77
    S 25 of 77
    easy S 3 of 77
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    easy 4c 1 of 11
    hard 4b 0 of 11
    4b 5 of 11
    easy 4b 5 of 11
    hard 4a 0 of 11
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    3 Stars 13 of 72
    2 Stars 51 of 72
    1 Star 8 of 72
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