Rusty Crack

1 Stars
 HVS 5c

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The left-hand crack has a hard start using polished footholds and thin finger-jams. Although hard it takes good small wires.


I reckon the start has got harder over the years due to people putting friends in the finger jams. Best soloed, the difficulties soon ease.
Chris Moor - 17/Dec/02

No need to put gear in for the start, just get your belayer to spot you, a good route, nicely technical
Marrow of wrath - 28/May/04

Good route wasn't happy with my gear though till a 3rd of the way up i encountered a bomber friend placement,agree with the spotter comment.
Adam Moroz - 04/May/05

Not 5c. great protection all the way ad easy to place. It has a couple of 5a/5b moves at the bottom. Good fun, did it in the dark.
Joe Larner - 22/Apr/07

This route is a boulder problem with gear placements, nice route but to short
Paul Tomo - 10/Jun/07

Fell off this on first attempt, lower off tried again and got the start, above is easier.
shaun walby - 17/Apr/10

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