Z Crack

2 Stars
 VS 5a

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10m. A little classic and well protected throughout. Finish direct with a long reach or follow the logical line leftwards at HVS.
FA. Pete Mustoe 1964


this is a very stern undertaking at VS. yes it is well protected but awkward to place gear whilst laybacking to start and brutal jamming in a better position to place big gear. Once on route, not much respite and in my view, harder than many HVS routes in the area. Having said all that, if you like a battle, do it-it's great (especially when you've led it and you look down on the poor bugger trying to second!
woody - 27/Jun/03

Balls, its just a good VS,4c
Con Carey - 17/Feb/04

compared to other VS routes anywhere, it's harder, especially the finish leftwards. good value HVS without a chance to rest. very worthwhile.
Attermire Jnr. - 26/May/04

geting of the ground proved the hardest for me, once higher in the crack it eases, and the ending seemed quite easy.
King Rat - 09/Aug/05

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