Spinal Crack | E9 Trad climb

So-called because Neil Dyer broke his back when he fell off trying to make the first ascent.

Contributors: remus


3 recorded ascents, including 1 unsuccessful ascent.

Climber Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Jack Geldard Lead | worked 4th Apr 2007
First ascent.
Pete Robins Lead | worked May 2007
Neil Dyer Lead | did not finish

On an attempt at the first ascent Neil came off slapping for the crack. A sling he was using for gear snapped and he decked out, breaking his back. [1]

[1] Ogwen (Climber's Club Guides) (2010), Mike Bailey, page 430