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|Janus|| E7 6b|
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|16m. The long, shallow, leaning groove that cleaves the front of the tower is arduous and superb; one of the very best lines anywhere on grit. Small wires protect throughout but it is a good idea to place a solid runner early on to avoid them unzipping in the (inevitable?) event of a fall. © ROCKFAX|
FA. Johnny Dawes 1986. Originally given E7 7a Òbecause the grooves looked like 2 sevensÓ.
Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come.
Photo: Lucy Creamer headpointing Janus E7 6b, Curbar, the Peak District © UKC News
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This climb is in 3 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.
Took a bit of work but lead whilst placing gear. Was a bit damp at the start due to snow melt.
miastacey - Lead RP - 06/Apr/12 with Bob Smith
A Shameless Redpoint on pre-placed gear. Failed to ground up before though. E7 for sure.
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead RP - 11/Mar/12 with Bob Smith
Initial boulder moves. Easy for the V3 grade.
Alex Thompson - Sent dnf - 15/Jan/12
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LJC, Andy Peak 1, Hidden, dominic lee, Matt Reid, Hidden, Hidden, timo.t, Hidden