Charming Crack

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Evening sun
15 mins
Level
Sheltered

A couple of green and rather neglected buttresses that are worth a look if the rest of the crag is busy. They are in prime condition on late spring evenings and are best avoided if the weather has been damp. Charming Crack is a competent jammer's delight. Guidebook page 142.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Three Trees Crack
8m. The wide crack in the side wall is best laybacked. Easy enough for the reckless.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
VS 4c
2
Mohole
10m. Start up the layback but follow the break around the arete to the rounded pothole and finish direct.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
3
Mohole Direct
8m. A direct ascent to the hole is taxing.
 
Technical
Crimpy
E3 6b
4
Hanging Groove
8m. The hanging groove feels bold despite its brevity.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5b
5
Charming Chimney
8m. Another of those Brimham specials. Grovel away towards the sanctuary of the daylight.
 
Graunchy
HVS 5a
6
Brutaliser
8m. ... and another, though this one really is hard core.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
E3 5c
7
Charming Crack
8m. The shady, leaning jamming crack is a little gem. As to the grade - one of the last major Yorkshire sandbags gets its...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
8
White Wash
8m. The face to the right of the arete is climbed past a break to a hard finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E3 5c
9
Mantelshelf Corner
8m. The ledgy right arete of the face.
 
Rounded
S 4a
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    Charming Crack
    "Did this in 1991 when my guide book had it as HVS - my comment at the time was &..." 23/Sep

    Fag Slab Variant
    "Not straightforward. Feet! Are you supposed to go straight up at top of overla..." 09/Jun

    Black Chipper
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    Great Slab
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    Minion's Way
    "It was only 5a when I soloed it in 1990. Grade inflation gone mad." 27/Mar

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