Answer Crack

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Evening sun
25 mins

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Rubber-faced Arete
10m. Climb the crack left of the arete then step right and stretch.
 VS 4c
Rubber-faced Wall
12m. A wide crack leads to ledges and easier ground.
December Arete
12m. Climb the square arete with a strenuous start and precarious finish.
1 Stars
HVS 5b
Layback Crack
12m. The classic crack splitting the centre of the buttress eases with height. You can jam it if you want!
2 user comments
2 Stars
HS 4b
Friction Addiction
12m. Balance up the slab to less precarious ground and a short crack.
5 user comments
1 Stars
E1 5c
Slipoff Slab
12m. Balance up the thin crack to the slab which is climbed leftwards.
2 user comments
1 Stars
VS 4b
Double Time Crack
8m. The crack on the right-hand side of the slab is best climbed quickly.
'Owd on Arete
12m. The arete on its left-hand side, just hang on in there.
1 Stars
HS 4b
Question Time
12m. The wall, slab and jutting arete to the left of Answer Crack.
1 Stars
E2 5c
Answer Crack Top 50
12m. The flake crack is Western Grit's answer to Stanage's Heaven Crack, and its a good effort.
8 user comments
3 Stars
Question Mark
12m. Climb the crack to to its end then move left to get the correct answer.
3 user comments
1 Stars
Full Stop
12m. The wall and right arete are as well protected as the grade suggests.
1 user comment
1 Stars
E1 5a
Third Triplet
12m. The wide fissure.
1 Stars
Yellow Crack
12m. The wall and thin crack leads to easier territory.
1 user comment
1 Stars
HVS 5b
Second Triplet
12m. The narrow rift.
Loose End
10m. The thin crack that was pegged in antiquity (tut tut) leads to the steep arete.
1 Stars
VS 5a
First Triplet
10m. Climb through an alcove with difficulty and o up the wall.
1 Stars
S 4a
10m. The steep groove and curving crack can be dirty.
 VS 4c
Tower Ridge
26m. Start at a lower level and follow a crack and then the blocky ridge to the terrace. Finish up the juggy crack in the upper...
1 user comment
1 Stars
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  • Latest Comments


    Question Mark
    "Great climb that I though actually easier than Answer Crack. Maybe I jam better ..." 30/Sep

    Knobbly Wall
    "Yep I would also say this is Harder than HVD - that last moves are just plain aw..." 06/Oct

    Central Tower
    "A quality route that maybe a little trickier for those who are vertically challe..." 05/Oct

    "Fiend sums it up nicely. A good route" 10/Aug

    Double Overhangs
    "Quite a ferocious start. Good banter" 28/Sep

    Route 2
    "An attractive line but the rock is very rotten, and the top block is very bold. ..." 04/Jul

    Answer Crack
    "first proper layback climb i have done and proberbly the last because it is ..." 30/Nov top50

    Crack and Chimney
    "Where's this supposed to finish, up the crack on the left, straight up the back,..." 27/Oct

    Crack and Chimney
    "i did it when i was 5 realy easy i am 12 now, climbing at vs 4c now" 12/Jan

    Nasal Buttress
    "Brilliant route, you certainly get your money's worth. Sustained, absorbing with..." 22/Sep

    Knobbly Wall
    "Fully agree with previous comment. Enjoyed this route a lot, but definitely und..." 02/Sep

    Sea Route
    "Legs were wobbling on the crux, especially when your last bit of semi-good gear ..." 31/Jul

    Knobbly Wall
    "Nice climbing but quite a few loose holds and felt harder than HVD." 17/Jul

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